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Earlier this week, an old friend reminded me of this band from the eighties/nineties called World Party. Karl Wallinger was the crux of the thing as I recall and played most of the instruments on the studio versions of the songs. He’s also a former member of the neo(?) Celtic band The Waterboys.

Seeing World Party and Jelllyfish in Austin along with a thousand of my closest friends ranks up in my top three favorite shows. Good schtuff, that

Just for fun, try a little game of “Spot the Influence.”

 

You know what would be worse?

Four more years.

New video from Right Change:

After campaigning for nearly 5 months, we took a break last Friday evening and jammed-out to the masterful tunes of Mr. Phil Pritchett and The Full Band. Without knowing the political leanings of P2, I gathered some strong libertarian concepts in the lyrics of his songs.

Here’s a couple of shaky video examples. Enjoy:

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The gloves are coming off in the race for Texas Representative D21 between incumbent Allan Ritter and challenger Daniel Miller. Candidate Miller has called on Rep. Ritter to “Put up or shut up” and defend his record.

Good luck with that Rep. Ritter. In my robotic opinion, your record is impossible to describe as conservative. It simply isn’t.

And I’m not the lone wolf in my assessment.

Yesterday, Apostle Claver, founder of RagingElephants.org, Stampede!TX 2012 and Conservative activist extraordinaire spoke at a luncheon hosted by the Jefferson County Republican Women. In an impassioned speech, Claver shared his reasons for personally asking Daniel Miller to enter the race for State Representative.

Come to think of it, asking Daniel to run goes a bit farther than an endorsement, don’t you think?

Here’s the video:


Daniel Miller followed up with an email and post on his website TexansforMiller.com with a challenge to Rep. Ritter to defend his record.

An excerpt:

As you have spent countless dollars on trying to convince the people of Southeast Texas that you are a conservative, it is time that you prove it. Not with your usual tactic of taking credit for the work of actual conservatives in the Legislature, but by justifying the votes that you have taken during your tenure.

When legislation has been introduced in the Texas Legislature, you were forced to either vote for it, vote against it or “sit on the bench”. Any of these choices that you have made have been recorded in the journals of the Texas Legislature.

You need to come clean with the people of Southeast Texas and prove to us where you did not:

  • Vote FOR giving unsupervised state money to paroled felons (81 Leg., HB 3226)
  • Vote AGAINST the amendment that defunded Planned Parenthood (82 Leg., SB 23, RV#1172)
  • Vote FOR allowing judges to reduce punishments for child sex offenders (80 Leg., HB 8, Amendment 16)
  • Vote FOR allowing illegal aliens to receive in-state college tuition rates (77 Leg., HB 1403)
  • Vote AGAINST Voter ID in the 79th & 80th Legislative session (79 Leg., SB 89, RV#842; 80 Leg., HB 218, Amendments 7, 11, 13, 15 & Passage to Engrossment)
  • Vote FOR giving drivers licenses to illegal aliens in the 77th Legislative session (77 Leg., HB 396)
  • Vote FOR raiding the Rainy Day Fund in the 82nd Legislative session (82 Leg., SB 2, RV#58)

Again, your votes were pulled directly from the journals of the Texas Legislature and, unless the Legislature is operating its journals like it “balances” a budget, then you will not be able to show that you voted like a conservative on any of these bills and amendments cited.

These votes, among many others, were noted by leading Conservative watchdog groups EmpowerTexans, Heritage Alliance, Young Conservatives of Texas and the Texas Eagle Forum and were just a few that led to your FAILING SCORES during your entire tenure in the Texas Legislature.

Just in case you missed it at the GTRW meeting, here they are:

  • Heritage Alliance 2009 – 30%
  • Heritage Alliance 2011 – 57%
  • Empower Texans 2009 – 42%
  • Empower Texans 2011 – F
  • Young Conservatives of Texas 2009 – 32%
  • Young Conservatives of Texas 2011 – 55%
  • Young Conservatives of Texas Career – 40%
  • Eagle Forum 2011 – 28%

Given these scores it is difficult for you to make the case that you are a “conservative leader” and, at best, the most that you can claim from the last session is a “Participation Ribbon”.

Some things just speak for themselves, like an incumbent’s record.

Please click here to read the whole thing.

On a semi-side note, if you’re in the mood for a little lighthearted spoof on Representative Ritter and his recent “Conservative Conversion,” I’ve been playing around with a new camera and some video editing software lately. Feel free to hammer on politely critique my editing skillz in the comments.

 

After you view that last video, be sure to hit the 1836 Money Bomb banner so we can afford to hire better video guys and hopefully even get the commercials aired. We are the very epitome of grass-roots around here, folks. Kind-of like the Beverly Hillbillies, but without the oil, mansion or movie set.

I believe the only way to save Texas and America is to support grass-roots, Constitutional, Conservative, Christian candidates. That’s why I got involved at the campaign level, and why I support Texas Patriots like Daniel Miller, Tammy Blair, Robert Gonzales, Col. Jim Engstrand, James White, Heidi Thiess and Ted Cruz.

UPDATE: How did I omit Matt Beebe? Doh!

Blog Update: Originally posted on 5-9-12

Jefferson County, Texas is turning conservative and it shows in the new crop of candidates vying for positions in the JCRP.

Good on ya.

Daniel Miller, candidate for TX State Rep. D21, speaks at Jefferson County, TX Republican Party Convention:

The Republican Primary is May 29. Early voting starts May 14.

I think the choice is clear.

Turn and fight.

Please visit http://texansformiller.com to donate time or contribute to the campaign.

Thank you.

Let’s take back Texas from the RINO’s!

Blog note: Originally posted on 4-25-12.

One of the greats has been called home.

Blog note: Originally posted on 4-20-12.

…in denial?

Rep. Allen West (Right On – Fla.) recently accused half the Democrats in Congress of secretly belonging to the Communist Party.

I think that is a conservative estimate. I also wonder about the secrecy of it. After all, most democrats openly support the Progressive agenda and Progressive is just a friendly name for Communist.

Anyone who doesn’t see the similarities between the 10 tenets of the Communist Manifesto and the objectives of the modern Democrat Party is most assuredly ignoring the facts or lying.

Hat tip – Weasel Zippers

Marxists in our Congress? How does this happen?

Here’s a recent example:

Portland State University Offering ‘Revolutionary Marxism’ Course

Need further proof?

Yuri Bezmenov (ex KGB Agent) Discusses Psychological Warfare Techniques. Subversion & Control of Western Society in 1983 Lecture:

Blog note: Originally posted on 4-11-12.

Southeast Texans have been misrepresented for years.

Constitutional Conservative Daniel Miller lays out the facts.

Vote out the RINO incumbent in the Republican Primary on May 29, 2012. (Early voting May 14 thru May 25.) You must vote in the Republican primary to do it. There is no Democrat challenger running in the November election.

Why?

Allan Ritter switched parties after running unopposed in the 2010 elections.

Please share this video and companion information with your friends from SETX and donate to Daniel Miller’s campaign if you can.

Thank you.

See also: http://www.texansformiller.com/How-Would-You-Vote.pdf

Note: Texas House District 21 now includes Orange County as well as a large portion of Jefferson County.

Blog note: Originally posted on 4-9-12.

A great champion of conservatism.

Prayers for the Breitbart family.

Godspeed, Andrew. You will be sorely missed.

I sincerely hope the folks at Breitbart.com and Big Government.com carry on his great legacy and release those tapes. Soon.

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