When Career Politicians Talk but they don’t Walk

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Today several Tea Party activists visited the Governor and after that visit the reports are that they were not very encouraged.

“There were a lot of suits in there, with a lot of spin”

It is interesting to note that while many of us have questioned the Speaker of the Texas House Joe Straus from the beginning of this legislative session and have been active in holding him accountable many have also urged the Governor of Texas to step in.

Governor Perry "Stand With Us" - Maria Martinez IRCOT

Well Perry it is time to “Stand With Us”. We have asked you before and it  fell on deaf ears but now we are beginning to question just what your motives are. As I told a friend who wondered where is Perry on these key issues like Sanctuary City’s after I wrote How Many More Texans and Hispanic lives will be ruined by Republicans? Money talks and in Texas, Republican Legislators are on the take.

Jose’ question “What is WITH Perry?

Jose, that is a good question. I have a feeling he is walking a tight rope. It is the old guard money that he needs and can’t tick off the big Republicans donors like Bob Perry any more than Straus can. That is why Sanctuary Cities can’t pass. Cheap Labor!! Never mind that people are being killed and our borders mean nothing.


About Alice Linahan

Alice Linahan is a Conservative, politically-active Texas Mom who has worked hard in the trenches of the Tea Party movement. As an active Real Estate blogger turned online newspaper owner, Alice launched Resolute Media Group along with two partners. It quickly grew into playing an integral part in holding politicians and the progressive/liberal media accountable by getting real stories out to Americans across the country using social media integration and Resolute Media’s “North Texas Navigator”. Now Alice has launched Voices to Action Consulting. Alice is working hard to train boots on the ground activists using social media techniques to get accurate information out to the passive majority of Americans. In addition she is working on projects at both the state and national level to save our Country from attacks from within our own borders. In addition I am currently on the Advisory Board for a new series of e-books by Harper-Collins entitled "Voices of the Tea Party". I have been published in such publications as Focus on the Family's Citizen Magazine and am board member of Women on the Wall, an organization working on building a safe and prosperous Texas for our children and grandchildren to thrive.
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