Texas Lt. Governor: We've 'Shut Down and Reduced Illegal Immigration' at the Border

Michael Cantrell Conservative Tribune 8/4/2014

…Gov. Rick Perry sent the National Guard to the border to help patrol units, overwhelmed by the large number of individuals filtering across into the United States.

The Lone Star state has also created its own armed border security units, spending millions of dollars a month to put an end […]

Ted Cruz Owns Texas as Tea Party Rules the Election



Steven Ahle Buzzpo 5/28/2014

With the results of yesterday’s runoff elections in Texas, two things were made perfectly clear. First, the Tea Party rules, it is alive and doing well, and Ted Cruz and his wing of the Republican party owns Texas. Sorry, Rick Perry, your timing was lousy.

It was a […]

Texas Passes Bill to Train Teachers as Armed Marshals

Awr Hawkins Breitbart.com Big Government 25 May 2013

Texas legislators have sent a bill to Governor Rick Perry that allows schools to train and maintain teachers as “armed marshals” on campuses.

The bill, which had already passed the Texas house, enjoyed a bipartisan passage of 28-3 in the Texas senate.

According to the Associated Press, […]

Tea partier Ted Cruz wins Texas Senate runoff

Rachel Rose Hartman Yahoo! News 7/31/2012

Ted Cruz clinched the Republican nomination in the Texas Senate runoff race Tuesday night, handing the tea party a major victory and instantly becoming the odds-on favorite to win the open seat this fall.

Cruz, a Cuban-American lawyer who formerly served as state solicitor general, received 54 […]