Please join Parker County Republican Women as we welcome MerryLynn Gerstenschlager Vice President of Texas Eagle Forum as she discusses the impact of the 2012 UN conference. MerryLynn is currently attending her 17th United Nations conference in Doha, Qatar. There the UN has addressed issues such as climate change, the establishment of the International Criminal Court, financing for economic development, food for all, human settlements, sustainable development, the UN Millennium Goals, and world trade.
by MerryLynn Gerstenschlager
Vice President, Texas Eagle Forum
I am writing in response to Representative Phil King’s outstanding February 13, 2011 “Open letter to parents of public school children” as a 27-year taxpayer and resident of Parker County. Representative King requested that they report to him their “ideas, observations, and specific cost-cutting suggestions to make sure our education dollars are used efficiently.” Note that more than parents of public school children could and should participate in this worthwhile project. I call on all parents of public school children, as well as all Parker County taxpayers to join this effort.
The public has three outstanding Internet resources available that show how our tax dollars are spent for education at the local, state, and federal level:
1. The Weatherford Independent School District (WISD) check register is hard to locate from the WISD Homepage, but you can go directly to it at www.weatherfordisd.com/home/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=56&Itemid=56 . Continue reading →
The purpose of this letter is to ask you to:
- Read my commentary below
- Scroll down to read the letter from my friend Michael Smith at Heritage Alliance about the Texas House Speaker’s race
- Read the attached letter signed by conservative leaders throughout Texas
- Contact your State Representative about choosing a conservative Speaker in the Texas House of Representatives -directions for doing so are listed below
It won’t be long until the Texas Legislature convenes in January.
As one who has moved to Austin to live there temporarily throughout the last seven legislative sessions in order to serve as a volunteer lobbyist for the conservative, pro-family organization, Texas Eagle Forum, I can tell you first hand that the very first, as well as the very most important, vote that will be taken this session will be the vote for Speaker of the House. Continue reading →