A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and offers a revisionist history of the causes of the conflict. (Read: not slavery.)
Tag Archives: Jerry Patterson
For a long time, Jerry Patterson has been one of the few voices in the Texas GOP arguing for pragmatism on border security and immigration. Now he’s leaving, and he’s not too optimistic about anyone taking his place.
With early voting begun, David Dewhurst wants to capitalize on Dan Patrick’s mental health troubles while keeping his distance. That’ll be tricky.
Jerry Patterson leaks papers that document Dan Patrick’s mental health struggles, so conservatives discover that stigmatizing mental health is bad.
A breakout character from David Dewhurst’s new ad blitz appears to gaining sentience, raising important—and disturbing—questions.
Jerry Patterson accused Dan Patrick of being a draft dodger this morning, and it quickly blew up in Patterson’s face. Why can’t Patrick’s critics shoot straight?
The inclusion of a guest worker program in the Texas GOP platform was seen as a big step forward. Now some want to strip it out.
Dan Patrick’s blowout victory last night was a surprise to just about everyone but himself and his supporters, who saw in it proof of God’s great majesty.
In this week’s WTF Friday we fire automatic weapons with Glenn Hegar, explore creationism with Dan Patrick and learn the one place Jerry Patterson thinks guns should be banned.
At a televised debate this week, all four candidates (David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson and Todd Staples) agreed that abortions should be banned even in cases of rape or incest. It was not clear if any of them would make exceptions even for the life of the mother.