As leaders of statewide and regional grassroots organizations, we wanted to inform you that we are working hard to educate and inform voters across the state about the Texas Speaker of the House race. The conservative grassroots mandate of November has been followed with great voter interest in who leads the House chamber for our fine state.
We wanted to let you know what information your constituents will be armed with when they are asked why they want their House member to oppose
Joe Straus and instead select a true conservative for Speaker of the House. We have responded with the following information about the current Speaker of the House, Joe Straus:
The first and most important vote of the session is for a conservative House Speaker. It is imperative that Speaker Straus, elected by 11 Republicans and 65 Democrats, be replaced because growing from a 76-74 to a 101-49 Republican majority is a strong conservative message from Texas grassroots voters. Continue reading →
The calls to replace moderate Republican Joe Straus as Speaker of the Texas House are reverberating across the state. Straus and his friends are growing desperate to hang on to the powerful Speaker seat, but your calls to oust him in favor of a true conservative are making a difference.
Here’s why Joe needs to go:
1. Joe Straus is beholden to Democrats; he was selected by 65 Democrats and only 11 Republicans.
2. Joe Straus is a supporter of Planned Parenthood (which in 2008 gave him $1,000) and the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), which gave him a 100 percent approval rating in 2007.
3. Homosexual activists have stated that Joe Straus is the best friend of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LBGT) community. Continue reading →
Why should you who may or may not live in Texas care about the election of the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives? Unless you live in Texas he doesn’t affect you. Except he does, which makes it important that we help Texans stop Straus.
Texas is going to make out like a bandit in redistricting next year. They will pick up several seats that may be drawn to help Republicans hold on to Congress and prevent Nancy Pelosi from becoming Speaker again. But there is problem. Continue reading →