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Voter Recommendations for All of Texas
WingRight.org ^ | May 14, 2012 | Beverly Nuckols, MD (hocndoc)

Posted on 05/16/2012 1:52:52 PM PDT by hocndoc

Texas Alliance for Life has its Pro-life Voter Guide up and running. Enter your address program will produce a printable list of State and Federal Candidates that you can print and take with you to the polls or email to your friends. The site doesn't capture your name or other identifying information, so you won't end up on some list, somewhere. No annoying phone calls, etc.

(Yes, I'm a Board member of TAL. And yes, the organization is pro-life and pro-family. But have you noticed that the most fiscally and Constitutional Conservative politicians are also pro-life and pro-family?)

Here's what happens when I put in my address:

The following pro-life candidates will appear on your 2012 Primary Election ballot and are endorsed by Texas Alliance for Life.* (Click on the candidates' names below for more information at their campaign websites.)

It is your legal right to print and take this page into the booth when you vote.

United States Senator -- David Dewhurst (R)
United States Representative, District 21 -- Lamar Smith (R)
Railroad Commissioner -- Warren Chisum (R)
Railroad Commissioner, Unexpired Term -- Barry Smitherman (R)
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2 -- Don Willett (R)
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4 -- David Medina (R)
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 -- Nathan Hecht (R)
Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals -- Sharon Keller (R)
Member, State Board of Education, District 5 -- Ken Mercer (R)
State Senator, District 25 -- Donna Campbell (R) State Representative, District 73 -- Doug Miller (R)
Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 2 -- Jeff Rose (R)
Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 3 -- Scott Field (R)
Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 5 -- David Puryear (R)
Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 6 -- Bob Pemberton (R)
County Republican Chairman -- Larry Nuckols (R) For your reference, here is your county and district information: County: Comal U.S. Representative District: 21 State Senate District: 25 State Representative District: 73 State Board of Education District: 5



TOPICS: FReeper Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2012; elections; prolife; voterguide
For those who are wondering about the judges and other less well known candidates, may I suggest this as a resource? (That's hoc of hocndoc, running for County Republican Chair. We're always looking for his replacement so if anyone wants a write in -- be my guest.)
1 posted on 05/16/2012 1:52:52 PM PDT by hocndoc
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To: hocndoc; Admin Moderator; humblegunner

I hope this is okay - if not, I’ll welcome a move to “blogger.” (Telling on myself, here.)


2 posted on 05/16/2012 1:54:35 PM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hocndoc

Looks good to me, Doc.


3 posted on 05/16/2012 1:59:54 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: hocndoc

Dewhurst?????
WHAT A JOKE!!

Ted Cruz is the man for this one. Dewhurst is basically a dirtbag.


4 posted on 05/16/2012 2:01:17 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: hocndoc

United States Senator — David Dewhurst (R)

ROFL

Dewhurst?

I won’t vote for an establishment pick

Cruz is my man for the Senate!


5 posted on 05/16/2012 2:02:11 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: hocndoc

In DFW the Tea Party endorsed candidate is Grant Stinchfield, at least he shows up at their events and get a great reception, to go along with help in the field. The Fort Worth Star Telegram and Roger Staubach also think he will do a good job - replacing a spend and spend grey beard.


6 posted on 05/16/2012 2:11:01 PM PDT by q_an_a (the more laws the less justice)
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To: hocndoc

I’ll do my own list thank you anyway and it certainly won’t include Dewhurst.


7 posted on 05/16/2012 2:35:38 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: hocndoc

No thanks. You started out with Dewhurst.


8 posted on 05/16/2012 2:43:46 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: San Jacinto
Dewhurst????? WHAT A JOKE!! Ted Cruz is the man for this one. Dewhurst is basically a dirtbag.

Amen. I've early voted already for Cruz.

9 posted on 05/16/2012 2:49:29 PM PDT by Hattie
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To: Hattie

It was with great pleasure that I voted for Mr. Cruz today.

I wouldn’t have voted for Dewhurst if he were the only person in the race. (Well—I might have, if I’d had no other choice.)


10 posted on 05/16/2012 3:06:56 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

Electing Dewhurst would be like having Kaye Bailey Hutchinson for six more years. Can you say “brain dead”.


11 posted on 05/16/2012 3:13:24 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: hocndoc

Do-Hurst I wonder how many of the others are RINOs. I just got back from the polls and voted Cruz and everyone else I know is voting Cruz.


12 posted on 05/16/2012 3:53:47 PM PDT by WilliamRobert (Ted Cruz Texas' true conservative)
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To: WilliamRobert

Sorry, can’t use this list. I am voting for Cruz. I’m sick of Rinos’s trying to “work” with our enemy the liberals.

I am encouraging my fellow Texans to do the same.


13 posted on 05/16/2012 4:16:28 PM PDT by 1scrappymom
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To: hocndoc

Try this instead: http://www.heritagealliance.com/voter-guide.php


14 posted on 05/16/2012 4:34:24 PM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: hocndoc

I got something similar in the mail. When I saw Dewhurst at the top and an attack on Cruz inside, I assumed that all the listed candidates were safe to vote against under a ‘guilt by association’ theory.


15 posted on 05/16/2012 5:54:14 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: hocndoc
Rush was talking about Gov Palin only endorsing “Momma Grizzly” candidates, but she also endorsed Ted Cruz. I'll vote for him. No to Dewhurt.
16 posted on 05/16/2012 6:39:35 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: humblegunner

Thanks HG!


17 posted on 05/16/2012 9:00:30 PM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: manic4organic

http://ivoterguide.com/RaceDetails.aspx?866&e=9

For those interested, the comparison of the Senate candidates. The weight of the grading comes from panelists.


18 posted on 05/16/2012 9:32:35 PM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: San Jacinto; TexasFreeper2009; q_an_a; Grams A; freekitty; Hattie; baiamonte; WilliamRobert; ...

Texas Alliance for Life PAC committee (I’m not on it) interviews and offers candidates the chance to answer the same candidate survey.

Would those of you who disqualify other candidates because TAL endorsed Dewhurst, would you also vote against Dr. Donna Campbell? http://ivoterguide.com/RaceDetails.aspx?927&e=9

Y’all might want to pause a bit and wonder why Texas Alliance for Life http://www.texasallianceforlife.org./VotersHub.aspx, Texas Right to Life http://www.texasrighttolife.com/a/876/Texas-Right-to-Life-2012-Primary-Voter-Guide, Texas for Life Coalition http://texlife.org/ all endorsed Dewhurst. (and at least the first two agree on Donna Campbell.)

I haven’t heard Cruz’ answer to the question, “What do you see happening when Roe v. Wade is overturned in the Supreme Court?” Everyone should try to get him to answer - I don’t think he will - he’s refused before.

Looking for one concrete reason for the pejoratives about Dewhurst. All I see are emotions and opinions.


19 posted on 05/16/2012 9:44:19 PM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hocndoc

Continued accumulation of Primary delegates in the remaining State Primaries is the key to improving Paul’s chances of forcing the GOP-E to hold an OPEN Convention in Tampa.

Paul will then have completed his main task in this Primary: giving the delegates the freedom to DUMP ROMNEY!

My goal is to defeat the insanity of Keyensian Economics in “both” of our very sorry political parties THIS YEAR!

This can be accomplished by the Delegates choosing a stellar Dark Horse Nominee, such as R-Rep. West of Florida, to slaughter Obama in a November Landslide.

The key is to FORCE the GOP-E to allow for an OPEN Convention in Tampa. Without an OPEN Convention the SOS of INSANE Federal Spending will keep America on the same crowded track with Greece, and Kalifornia.

There are over 15, 000, 000, 000, 000 reasons why spending more money this year than was taken in during the previous year is an INSANE path to financial destruction.

Neither Obama or Romney have presented a plan to spend our Federal dollars in a non-insane manner.

For example, the GOP Elite have stood in line to endorse Romney, to endorse “The Ryan Budget,” and to compromise-away every opportunity to reduce Federal Spending.

I included the Ryan Budget, because Rep. Paul Ryan himself says that his “Budget” will balance in 30 YEARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW, I added those exclamation points, because both you and I know that Ryan’s budget will NEVER balance, and thus will never be a fact. The exclamation points are just for volume emphasis.


20 posted on 05/16/2012 9:46:49 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: hocndoc
Looking for one concrete reason for the pejoratives about Dewhurst.

Doo Hurst lies about Cruz in that Chinese tire manufacturing campaign ad.

Get the facts.

Truth: This lawsuit has not impacted even a single American manufacturing job. In the 1990s, long before Mr. Fishman filed the lawsuit that David Dewhurst is trying to use to to smear Ted Cruz, Fishman moved his entire mining tire manufacturing to China. Fishman decided two decades ago to use Chinese labor, not American labor, to manufacture tires.

21 posted on 05/17/2012 4:46:03 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: hocndoc

The following have endorsed Ted Cruz in this race.:
Senator Jim DeMint; Dr. James Dobson; Family Research Council Action PAC; Cathie Adams, and Eagle Forum PAC; Kelly Shackelford; Tea Party Express ; Ernie Angelo (Former RNC Committeeman); David Barton (Founder and President of WallBuilders); Tina Benkiser (Former Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas);George P. Bush; Citizens United Political Victory Fund; Club for Growth PAC; Concerned Women PAC; Erick Erickson, RedState.com;;Texas Conservative Digest (2012);Dr. James Dobson; Tim Lambert, former RNC Committeeman; Michael Farris, Chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association; FreedomWorks PAC; Senator Mike Lee, Constitutional Conservatives Fund Chairman; Mark Levin, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host; Madison Project; Former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese;;Senator Rand Paul; Senator Pat Toomey; Judge Paul Pressler III; Kelly Shackelford, President of Liberty Institute; George Strake, Former Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas; Peggy Venable, Taxpayer Advocate;Senate Conservatives Fund - http://senateconservatives.com/;Family Research Council;Robert P. George, Conservative Leader and Princeton Professor;Raymond J. LaJeunesse, Jr. – Vice President & Legal Director, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation;Young Conservatives of Texas;Raymond J. LaJeunesse, Jr. — Vice President and Legal Director, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation;Eagle Forum PAC; Anne Newman (Director, Policy and Communications, Trinity Legal Center);Kaufman Co TEA Party; Texas Conservative Digest; Texas Homeschool Coalition;TEA Party Express;FreedomWorks for America; Independent Conservative Voters of Texas,;Gov. Sarah Palin

Cruz is pro-life and gave exactly the same response to the abortion question as did Dewhurst.

Dewhurst has run slimy, false ads against Cruz, placing his desperate desire for office above any sense of personal integrity. Hence, he is basically a dirtbag.


22 posted on 05/17/2012 7:36:08 AM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: San Jacinto

Regardless of questionnaires, Cruz won’t answer my questions when I put them to him in person.

I questioned my friends about their endorsement for Dewhurst last November, when I was still endorsing Cruz.

We were all at the convention of the Texas Federation of Republican Women in Fort Worth. Almost immediately, I ran into Mr. Cruz’ staff. A little later that day, I talked to Cruz himself. All were hostile to my wishes that they would not engage in the negative ad campaign they were already running on the Internet. Dewhurst hadn’t put out any negative ads, yet — but the ones Cruz was using were half truths and innuendos.

In addition, Cruz won’t explain the course he sees for the Nation after Roe is overturned - but I can’t tell whether it’s because he doesn’t believe it will be overturned or because he doesn’t believe I’ll like his plan. He changes the subject.

Nevertheless, in both conversations, Cruz and staff became hostile toward me for asking them not to tear down a good Conservative man.

After this scenario - face to face attempts at conversation and persuasion — was repeated in February at the Comal County Republican Forum, I changed my endorsement and sent a donation to Dewhurst.


23 posted on 05/17/2012 7:57:26 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hocndoc

Well, I guess we’ll just have to agree that you disagree with me—and DeMint, Palin, Dobson, Levin, Shakleford, Tea Party Express, etc. etc. etc


24 posted on 05/17/2012 8:03:39 AM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: Arrowhead1952

Jargon, not judgement.

The ad - which only came out last month — tells the story of a company owned by an American, Jordan Fishman. You can hear Mr. Fishman’s story in an interview with Matt Patrick, here, https://www.youtube.com/v/6FMmEdLNDm0?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0

Mr. Fishman manufactures tires in China, but his distribution and sales are/were in the US. The parent company had employees paying taxes in the US. http://wp.me/p1FiCk-CA

The jury found the Dubai and Chinese companies “liable” for theft. Again, the Sarasota newspaper covered the results of the trial, and the judge’s affirmation of the jury’s verdict, in 2010. http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100728/ARTICLE/7281018?p=1&tc=pg


25 posted on 05/17/2012 8:15:31 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hocndoc

Did you read the Doo hurst lies on the link I posted? #7 & 9 are a real problem for doo doo. There is no way he is getting a vote from this household.


26 posted on 05/17/2012 8:26:34 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

More jargon, not judgement.

Jargon: R(afael) Ted Cruz is the “Counsel of Record,” signed papers as such. http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/uploadedFiles/Reuters_Content/2011/10_-_October/morrison—lanhamact.pdf

Jargon: The jury found the company “liable,” not “guilty.”
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100728/ARTICLE/7281018?p=1&tc=pg


27 posted on 05/17/2012 8:49:53 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: Texans

Texas in person early voting ends Friday May 25th.>

The largest 15 counties have had 41,045 in person voters and 31,026 votes by mail thru Tuesday May 15th.

Link to Early Voting Totals


28 posted on 05/17/2012 9:39:27 AM PDT by deport (.............God Bless Texas............)
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To: deport

Thanks for the update, deport!


29 posted on 05/17/2012 9:54:53 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hocndoc
We got another doo hurst flyer in the mail today defaming Ted Cruz. In tiny letters were:

Paid for by the David doo hurst campaign.

It never made it past my recycle bin. Tell a lie often enough and people believe it as truth.

30 posted on 05/17/2012 2:37:13 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: hocndoc
“What do you see happening when Roe v. Wade is overturned in the Supreme Court?”

That question is probably worthy of a laugh, given the current court.

31 posted on 05/17/2012 4:31:52 PM PDT by PAR35
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