Cassi Pollock

Articles by Cassi Pollock

Carly Fiorina: ‘Women Change the World’

On Friday evening, former Hewlett-Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina delivered a speech to the members of Peace Through Business — an international training and leadership program for women — at the George W. Bush Library in Dallas, Texas.

Carly Fiorina

Body of Former NFL Player Found in Texas Lake

A body believed to be that of former Houston Texans NFL player JaJuan Dawson was found Monday night in a lake where he disappeared Sunday. The lake is located outside the Dallas area near the towns of McKinney and Plano, Texas.

Ex-Player Missing Football

UT Austin Hosts Public Forum on Confederate Statues

After multiple acts of vandalism and contentious Twitter campaigns, The University of Texas at Austin held a public forum last week to receive public input on the campus confederate statues and continues to close in on a decision regarding the statues’ future.

Jefferson Davis Statue at UT

Texas State Senator Needles Mainstream Media

On Tuesday, Texas Senator and conservative powerhouse Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) announced via Twitter that Texans for Fiscal Responsibility named her “Taxpayer Champion.”

Konni Burton

Austin Police Department Faces Criticism over YouTube Video

On June 7, online video gamer Jericho Tucker published via YouTube a confrontation between police officers and Sixth Street party-goers in downtown Austin. The clip has been cited by many viewers as an example of police brutality.


McKinney Activist Launched Violent ‘Revolutionary’ Assault at Occupy Dallas

Last Thursday, Breitbart Texas reported that Tracey Carver-Allbritton –a woman involved with the recent McKinney pool fight incident- was placed on administrative leave from her company. Stephen Benavides, the mastermind behind the leftist Twitter campaign that abruptly dismantled Carver-Allbritton’s livelihood, is a current activist and former Occupy Dallas organizer who is no stranger when it comes to violence and ending up on the wrong side of the law.

Craig Ranch Pool open for business. (Photo: Breitbart Texas/Bob Price)

Rick Perry’s 2012 Appointee Resigns Amid Scandals

On Friday, Gov. Abbott announced the departure of Kyle Janek as executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Janek, a former Texas state representative and senator, was appointed to the position in 2012 by then-Governor Rick Perry.


Positive Buzz Follows Perry’s Campaign Relaunch

Having already received positive feedback for the more serious and humble approach Perry has taken to preparing for this campaign, his presidential announcement has been viewed in much the same manner, gathering praise and compliments from all over the media.

The Associated Press

Fewer Abortion Bills Passed by a More Conservative Texas Legislature

As the 84th Legislative session in Texas ended on Monday, multiple bills that successfully made it out of both House and Senate chambers are on their way to the desk of Governor Abbott. Surprisingly, as the Texas Tribune reported, this session – supposedly marked by a more conservative leadership base – passed fewer abortion bills than the preceding 83rd Legislature in 2013.


Texas Senate Passes Watered Down Campus Carry Bill

A bill in the Texas Legislature that would allow college students with a concealed handgun license (CHL) to carry their firearms on campus was passed in the state Senate on Saturday. Senate Bill 11 continues to move forward in the final days of the 84th session — but as a watered down version.

George Mason college student carries a gun on campus