I got a lot of reaction to this week’s segment on CBS 11 News. Some of it was positive. Some was negative. I was talking about the fact that the Tea Party is driving the agenda in Washington right now when it comes to the debt ceiling debate and whether the United States will go […]
I have to tell you the crisis over the nation’s debt limit has frustrations boiling over in ways I haven’t seen since the last time we had some crisis that seemed to average folks like a manufactured controversy.
It seems Gov. Perry confused some social conservatives and the national media when he recently said that that it as “OK” with him that New York has legalized gay marriage.
A quick break from politics here to let you know that one of my great friends and colleagues, Roger Emrich, is going to be the new stadium announcer for the Dallas Cowboys when the new NFL season begins.
Now that prayer events are being held to address the debt crisis (that’s in addition to Gov. Perry’s much-touted and controversial prayer event in Houston next month), I thought it would be interesting to talk with a prominent religious leader in North Texas about people turning to their faith in crisis situations.
A former high-ranking education official in the Bush Administration says that if Gov. Perry decides to run for the White House, Texas school districts can expect an onslaught of scrutiny from the national media.
On CBS 11 this afternoon, I talked with Keith Garvin about the latest on the debt fight in Washington, Governor Perry’s feeling of being “called” to run for president, and more. Take a look:
News Corp.’s Fox News network is regularly panned by Democrats for having a too-cozy relationship with Republicans. But a new report from POLITICO indicates that News Corp.’s political action committee donated big bucks to Democratic candidates and political committees in June
Tea Party groups from around the state want Gov. Perry to call a second special session of the Texas Legislature to address a ban on so-called “sanctuary cities.” In this open letter to the Governor and others, they argue the legislature didn’t take the issue of illegal immigration seriously enough to actually do anything about […]
Many people disagree with Rep. Pete Sessions, D-Dallas, on fundamental issues. But, no matter what they think of his stances on gay marriage, abortion, etc, many think it seems over the line to attack him politically at the moment it’s announced his 27 year marriage is ending.
Scott Braddock is a journalist and political analyst based in Austin.
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