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TIME TO BRING THE TEA PARTY HOME TO THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE

By Sonja Harris 

TIME TO BRING THE TEA PARTY HOME TO THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE

In March of 2009, I sat all day at the meeting on the Texas Stimulus Fund committee meeting in San Antonio, which was billed as “Public Testimony” on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Unfortunately, the Chairman, Representative Jim Dunnam, a Democrat, called city, county and public institution employees to the mike until 4 PM, all before hearing a single private citizen. Not one of our local Republican Senators or Republicans attended the meeting and Representative Dunnam left the Committee under the control of his Vice-Chair in order to make it home in time for his daughter’s Debutante party.

In 2003, first the House Democrats ran away to Oklahoma and then the Senate Democrats were spirited away to Albuquerque, New Mexico in order to deprive the Republicans a quorum capable to deliberate Redistricting. Continue reading →