Raging Elephants tells the truth about Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus.

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The Bryan/College Station Tea Party made calls to our two area State Representatives:

John Raney (TX 14) — (512) 463-0698 or (979) 260-5040

and

Kyle Kacal (TX 12) — (512) 463-0412

asking them— dare we say— begging them—to not return the Texas Speaker’s gavel to Joe Straus.

We were ignored.

Regardless, our concerns were absolutely justified.

Read below to appreciate why men who reveal themselves lacking the necessary character to represent the equality, the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of others must be denied positions of authority in an appreciating representative republic.

As RagingElephants.org asks:

Question: What’s the point of conservative Texans working so hard and streaming to the polls to achieve the near super majority we should be enjoying in the lower chamber when the likes of Speaker Joe Straus decides – for the sake of firming up his personal power base – to literally give away legislative power to the socialist Democrats?  We said, GIVE AWAY POWER!

Action Item: Call your State Representative and let them know we know what their vote for Joe Straus did — and what it’s costing the conservative movement in Texas.

“Traitor Joe” Straus Strikes Again — Committee Assignments

Polling of Republican primary voters reveals that less than 10% of the Texas conservative electorate has any knowledge who is the Speaker of the Texas House.  For two legislative sessions (2011 and 2013) high-info voters and the grassroots have been pulling out all the stops and making every effort to see that Speaker Joe Straus (RINO-San Antonio) wouldn’t occupy the office.  Why? Speaker Straus is

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“Traitor Joe” Straus. Speaker of the Texas House.

a self-serving plutocrat with no interest in upholding solid conservative values.

There are some that believe our concerns and admonitions about this man are the product of overreaction and exaggeration.  Yet, time and again, Speaker Straus proves that our concerns are legitimate.

The Texas House committee assignments were released this week. Here’s a breakdown of Speaker Straus’ latest betrayal to conservative values.  Please keep in mind that the GOP holds a 95 to 55 seat majority in the Texas House of Representatives.

# of Texas House of Representative committees:  41

 # of Democrats appointed as committee chairs: 14

  # of Democrats appointed as committee vice-chairs:20

 RINOs may argue that it’s “normal” for there to be power sharing. Untrue.  Several committees have both the chair and vice-chair occupied by “Republicans”.

 # of committees where Dems are BOTH chair and vice chair: 5

 Committees where chair and vice-chair are Democrats:

        Human Services

        County Affairs

        Culture, Recreation, and Tourism

        Land and Resources Management

        Urban Affairs

Maybe the most offensive of the appointments are that of Rep. CarolQUOTES MLK #2  Alvarado, the pro-abortion, pro-amnesty, pro same-sex marriage socialist out of east Harris County that is currently in the runoff for the vacant Senate District 6 seat. Alvarado has been appointed to the chair of the Transparency in State Operations committee, and vice-chair of Urban Affairs.

 

Question: What’s the point of conservative Texans working so hard and streaming to the polls to achieve the near super majority we should be enjoying in the lower chamber when the likes of Speaker Joe Straus decides – for the sake of firming up his personal power base – to literally gives away legislative power to the socialist Democrats?  We said, GIVE AWAY POWER!

Action Item: RagingElephants.org is of the mind that Speaker Straus’ house district constituents – and, as many GOP primary voters throughout Texas as we can contact – need to be educated on exactly what this plutocrat has perpetrated through these assignments.  It’s our project to robo call House District 121 (Straus’ district) RIGHT NOW!  What’s the point of waiting for an election cycle to attempt to inform the district a year after the fact? Let’s hammer this traitor, RIGHT NOW!

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