Tag Archive: representative

Aug 09 2014

Why government fails, and what we should do about it

As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this. There’s ample cause for concern. The VA appointments scandal; the botched launch of the Affordable Care Act; the 28 years of missed inspections …

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Feb 28 2014

Rep. David Simpson endorses Medina

Texas State Representative David Simpson announced his endorsement today of Debra Medina in the race for Texas Comptroller. The Longview legislator cited his long history of working with Medina on issues in Austin saying, “She knows what it is to wrestle with burdensome regulations and taxation as an entrepreneur, and what it takes to raise …

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Nov 20 2013

Rep. David Simpson announces re-election bid

Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) officially announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House, District 7, with the support of a long list of prominent Republican party leaders and area elected officials. “Representing the people of District 7 is a great privilege and responsibility,” said Simpson Tuesday. “If the people choose to elect me again, …

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May 18 2013

Rep. Gohmert wins nincompoop roundup

My state of Texas seems to have an inordinate share of nincompoops in public office. But it’s only fair that office holders from other states be considered before deciding which one is the nincompoopiest of all. Give credit to Pennsylvania, for example, whose GOP governor, Tom Corbett, recently scored big nincompoop points by explaining why …

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