• Blog | 3.16.18

    Time to Protect Children

    High school students across the country walked out of their classes on Wednesday this week, in a well-organized and highly publicized effort to call for increased gun control in America. The message broadcast on media platforms of every type was simple: “protect our children.” The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, certainly no bastion of…Read More

  • Blog | 3.10.18

    A Warning, and A Blue Wave That Wasn’t

    What do leprechauns, unicorns and a Democrat blue wave have in common? They are all things that were not spotted in Texas this week. The 2018 general election kicked into gear on Tuesday with the first primary race of the cycle – right here in the Lone Star State. Heading into the contest, pundits and…Read More

  • Blog | 3.3.18

    Done With Thoughts and Prayers?

    On Wednesday, a casket constructed of simple plywood, adorned with a single cross, containing the body of Rev. Billy Graham, was brought to the U.S. Capitol. Carried by representatives of the military, and followed by members of the Graham family, that simple coffin was placed in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a memorial service. The…Read More

  • Blog | 1.13.18

    Who we are

    There are times when we as a nation pause to reflect on significant events. Some, like Independence Day, unite us around a monumental accomplishment and serve as a focus of collective pride. Others, like September 11th, stir deep emotions of loss and determination to press ahead and persevere. Like viewing our reflection in a mirror,…Read More

  • Blog | 1.10.18

    ACT NOW: Make the tax cut permanent

    Did you see the news? “Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, there were seven tax brackets: 10, 15, 25, 28, 33, 35, and 39.6 percent rates. The tax reform legislation cut those rates to 10, 12, 22, 24, 32, 35, and 37 percent… “Cruz’s bill would amend the tax code…Read More

  • Blog | 12.9.17

    Reform Worth Protecting

    Common-sense ideas that make their way into law seem to be about as common in Washington as a snowstorm in Texas. Well, this week we got the snow in Texas, and with your help we will soon see a common-sense idea to expand education opportunity soon become law. Discussing his Student Opportunity Amendment on Fox…Read More

  • Blog | 12.2.17

    A Taxing Week

    The 24/7 news cycle that we live in seems to produce several major stories every day.  Things that would have consumed weeks or even months of our attention not too many years ago are now compressed into a series of Tweets, a couple of sound bites, and maybe a quick mention at the top of…Read More

  • Blog | 11.25.17

    Thankful For You

    The leftovers are starting to run out, Black Friday is behind us for another year, and the Christmas season is now upon us. Before we completely turn the page on the season of Thanksgiving however, I would like to express just how grateful we are for you. There is something special about the Cruz Crew….Read More

  • Blog | 11.18.17

    Thankful On Purpose

    The calendar says it’s time for Thanksgiving, but if you watch the news, spend any time on social media, or drive a few miles in heavy traffic, it becomes clear that thankfulness is in short supply right now. We are a nation fixated on the negative. We have abandoned objective standards, and seem to be…Read More

  • Blog | 11.11.17

    Thank A Vet

    Today, like every Veterans Day I can remember, I pause to reflect on the patriotism and sacrifice of my Grandfathers who both served in WWII. One served in the Army and the other in the Navy. Both men loved this country, and their imprint on my life seems especially strong each Memorial Day and Veterans…Read More