Matt Mackowiak

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Op-ed: Rick Perry Surges with New National Platform

Op-ed: Rick Perry Surges with New National Platform

Over the past two weeks, one Republican has gained more national attention than any other: Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX). He has been everywhere – appearing on network interviews, headlining Sunday shows, touring the southern border with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, appearing on

Wendy Davis Prioritizes Teachers' Unions Over Students

Wendy Davis Prioritizes Teachers' Unions Over Students

Education has become a major issue in the governor’s race, with six months to go. The differing approaches unveiled by the two major candidates for governor tell us a lot. An examination of Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis’ education reform proposal

Immigration Reform May Wait until 2017

Immigration Reform May Wait until 2017

Our immigration system is broken. Few would disagree. The political debate over immigration reform over the past decade has centered on legalization (also called amnesty) versus border security, and both sides are dug in. Liberals believe they cannot achieve their

Opinion: No One is Against Equal Pay

Opinion: No One is Against Equal Pay

Desperate to find a lifeline, the struggling Wendy Davis for Governor campaign, staffed primarily by out-of-state Obama operatives, resurrected a tired national wedge issue: equal pay. After two weeks of hyperventilating media coverage in the Texas media, I presume you

Don't Let Them Detroit Virginia

Don't Let Them Detroit Virginia

Fight for Tomorrow, a new national Super PAC based in Texas and developed by several conservatives in Virginia and in other states, is launching an advertising campaign intended to impact the Virginia Governor’s race.   Our first ad, “Don’t Let Them Detroit