Matt Mackowiak

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Matt Mackowiak
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4 Things Planned Parenthood's President Admitted Under Oath
By Matt Mackowiak
The Sept. 29 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood was interesting.The real ...
October 07, 2015
Border Security: Texas Leads While Feds Fail
By Matt Mackowiak
Immigration remains a major issue across the country, but in Texas, it's not just a political football. Border security is ...
April 02, 2015
The Texas Legacy of Rick Perry
By Matt Mackowiak
James Richard Perry has been governor of Texas longer than Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president of the United States. When he ...
January 05, 2015
Is the Speedy Decline of Oil Prices a Good Thing
By Matt Mackowiak
By the middle of last week, the barrel price of oil on the global market was $64. Three months ago ...
December 17, 2014
Rick Perry Surges with New National Platform
By Matt Mackowiak
Over the past three weeks, one Republican has gained more national attention than any other: Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX). He ...
July 24, 2014
Rick Perry Or Ted Cruz For 2016?
By Matt Mackowiak
Two Texans may be vying for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016: Sen. Ted Cruz and Governor Rick Perry. Cruz overwhelmingly ...
July 01, 2014
Favoring Teachers' Unions Over Students
By Matt Mackowiak
Education has become a major issue in the Texas governor's race, with six months to go. The differing ...
May 14, 2014
Wendy Davis has Some Explaining to do on Ethics
By Matt Mackowiak
Texas has a part-time legislature, and inherent in any state with a part-time legislature is the potential for conflicts of ...
April 29, 2014
The War on Christmas is Real
By Matt Mackowiak
I once heard then-U.S. Rep. and now-Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., say something that I quite liked: "I'm a Christian, an ...
December 18, 2013
Finally - the GOP is Fighting
By Matt Mackowiak
There is always a tension between the practicality of winning elections and the desire for ideological purity. But for many conservatives ...
October 04, 2013
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