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  • Thoughts on the Taurus TX22 vs. the New Glock 44 Pistol

    12/17/2019 4:59:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 15 December, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    I seldom do gun reviews. They take a lot of time to do right; many others are already doing them. That doesn't mean I won't comment on items that deserve it.Taurus TX22 Pistol I mentioned the Taurus TX22 from the Shot Show last year. I was impressed with the pistol. I recently acquired one, by purchase, at the normal price. It is an impressive pistol, a great choice for nearly everything a .22 pistol is called upon to do. I have had a hard time finding serious accuracy testing of the pistol online, so I did what I could...
  • Another Alvin Greene? TX Dems Grapple With Their Own Surprise Candidate [Kesha Rogers-La Rouche-ite]

    06/19/2010 10:27:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies · 533+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | June 20, 2010 | Hilary Hylton
    South Carolina's unexpected Democratic nominee for the US Senate, mystery man Alvin Greene, says he wants to play golf with Barack Obama. But in Texas, another surprise Democratic primary winner, congressional nominee Kesha Rogers, wants to impeach the President. So while South Carolina party officials are still unsure of what to do about Greene's success at the ballot box, Texas Democrats have no such reservations — they wasted little time in casting Rogers into exile and offering no support or recognition of her campaign to win what once was Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay's old seat. Rogers, 33, told TIME...
  • Tom DeLay hammers Pelosi-Democrats, “Will run circles around Obama” (More)

    11/06/2008 5:47:05 AM PST · by flattorney · 34 replies · 4,996+ views
    MSNBC Hardball ^ | November 4, 2008 | Chris Matthews TV Interview
    In this election night interview with Chris Matthews, Tom speaks about Pete Olson beating Nick “SorosBoy” Lampson in his old House district (Texas CD-22). He also states that Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats will further destroy the economy with their increased seats and power in the U.S. House of Representatives. - FlA VIDEO - - 11.04.08-SFG: Will Pelosi "run circles" around Obama? - So says one expert on congressional power, former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas, a.k.a. "The Hammer." DeLay told MSNBC tonight that, with Democrats expected double-digit gains in the House, “Pelosi will be the most...
  • Pete Olson(R) wins Tom DeLay's old TX-22 seat. (Soros Shadow Party takes another beating)

    11/04/2008 10:12:15 PM PST · by flattorney · 26 replies · 1,993+ views
    Houston Chronicle Election Results ^ | November 5, 2008 | Staff/FlAttorney
    No article from the Houston Chronicle yet, probably because they endorsed Nick "SorosBoy" Lampson, (along with NObama) but Pete Olson(R) was just declared the winner of his HR TX-22 race (Tom DeLay's old seat). What a great win to send carpetbagger Lampson and the Soros Shadow Party packing. Thanks everyone that worked very hard to make this happen! As the saying goes… “Don’t Mess With Texas” - FlA U.S. House District 22 In: 94% (Latest, 11.05.08-12:45ET) Nick Lampson, D (I) 135,655 45.4% Pete Olson, R 156,632 52.4% (Declared Winner) John Wieder, L 6,492 2.2% U.S. House District 22 In: 60%...
  • GOP leading in two key congressional races polls (Pete Olsen +17)

    10/31/2008 3:35:27 PM PDT · by flattorney · 9 replies · 1,063+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Oct. 26, 2008 | Alan Bernsetin
    ABSTRACT: Two Houston-area congressmen under political siege likely face opposite fates in the Nov. 4 election, according to a poll conducted for the Houston Chronicle. U.S. Rep. Nick Lampson, D-Stafford, trailed Republican challenger Pete Olson by 17 percentage points early last week, according to the survey by Zogby International. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percentage points. U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, led Democratic challenger Michael Skelly more modestly, by 7 percentage points, with virtually the same margin of error. In both Republican-friendly districts, a key factor appeared to be the Democratic candidates' inability...
  • Texas Poll Watcher's Guide (PDF vanity)

    10/27/2008 5:52:54 AM PDT · by uncommonsense · 14 replies · 883+ views
    Secretary of State, TX ^ | Secretary of State, TX
    Good overall reference, but pertains to Tx laws. Q. What illegal activities should a watcher look for? A. The election judge may be notified of any activity that appears to be prohibited by law. If any of the following activities occurs, bring it to the election judge’s attention and note the individual(s) involved, including time and place of occurrence, if possible: 1. Election workers allowing voters who do not have a current voter registration certificate to vote without providing proof of identification. If a voter does not have his or her voter registration certificate, Texas law requires that he or...
  • Latest TX-22 Pete Olson News (DeLay’s Old District)

    10/26/2008 10:37:14 PM PDT · by flattorney · 11 replies · 724+ views
    10.26.08 Videos: TV ads against SorosBoy Lampson: Olson for Congress: “Just Ask Nick” | NRCC Ad: Nick Lampson's Misplaced Priorities 10.26.08 Houston Chronicle: Most Republicans — and some Democrats — thought Democrat Nick Lampson would be a one-term wonder following the resignation of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. But Lampson has been an effective lawmaker. Still, he faces a strong GOP challenger in Pete Olson and the district is very Republican. If Lampson holds on, it will symbolize the GOP's lost opportunities of 2008. 10.25.08 Fox News: This is Tom DeLay's old seat. DeLay made the seat less Republican...
  • Conservative Activists Attack Lampson for Legislative Support of ACORN

    10/26/2008 10:30:10 PM PDT · by flattorney · 291+ views
    Coalition for a Conservative Majority ^ | October 16, 2008 | Debbie Guitian Roan
    - - Nick Lampson's Voter Fraud Attacks on Pete Olson "Ironic" HOUSTON - As news came out that the FBI was investigating the liberal organization ACORN for voter fraud, Houston-area conservatives blasted Rep. Nick Lampson for his recent, baseless allegations against Pete Olson. CCM members called on Nick Lampson to repudiate ACORN's actions, citing Congressman Nick Lampson's consistent support of ACORN's legislative efforts in Washington. "I find it ironic that Nick Lampson would make these half-baked, egregious allegations of voter fraud against Pete Olson, when in reality he supports an extremely controversial organization that is currently under investigation by the...
  • TX-22 Pete Olson News: Mitt Romney Fundraiser/Pete Addresses Dems Allegations/More

    10/23/2008 11:20:20 PM PDT · by flattorney · 23 replies · 1,381+ views
    Various/FlA FR “Straight Talk” TX-22 Race ^ | October 23, 2008 | Various/FlAttorney
    Lampson, Olson stake claims on Political Spectrum Houston Chronicle (Endorses both Lampson and Obama - FlA) by Alan Berstein October 22, 2008 Abstract: Rascally liberal Jim Hightower, the former Texas agriculture commissioner, gets credit for the phrase, "There's nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos." Key questions in the Houston-area race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Lampson and Republican former Senate aide Pete Olson are whether Lampson has earned his middle-of-the-road stripes — and whether his political career will die there Nov. 4. Lampson has tried to relieve the odd fit ever since, saying...
  • Gloves come off in Lampson, Olson debate (TX-22 Tom DeLay’s old HR district)

    10/21/2008 7:04:31 AM PDT · by flattorney · 13 replies · 1,578+ views
    KHOU TV 11 ^ | October 20, 2008 | Leigh Frillici
    Fort Bend County – Monday’s debate between District 22’s U.S. Representative Nick Lampson and his Republican challenger Pete Olson lasted a little over an hour. From the moment it started it was certainly charged. The debate was their one and only meeting on the campaign trail, and it was peppered with attacks and wise cracks. Even with the spirited debate, there is still a question as to which direction the district will fall. It is Tom Delay's old seat, and he gave up under a cloud of legal problems and ethical questions. After Delay resigned, election laws kept Republicans off...
  • VFW endorses Lampson over GOP rival, fellow veteran (NRA too?)

    10/19/2008 7:40:50 AM PDT · by cbkaty · 38 replies · 1,128+ views
    2008 Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/19/2008 | ALAN BERNSTEIN
    The political arm of Veterans of Foreign Wars on Saturday endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Lampson, who did not serve in the military, over Republican challenger Pete Olson, a former Navy pilot and Pentagon liaison. Also, the National Rifle Association made its backing of Lampson official, months after signaling its support of his legislative votes for gun ownership rights.
  • GOP Aims to Retake 2 Texas Districts

    02/25/2008 3:33:59 PM PST · by flattorney · 6 replies · 258+ views
    Associated Press ^ | February 23, 2008 | AP on Google
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Republicans are still hot over the loss of two congressional districts to Democrats in 2006 — especially the one that had been held by House Majority Leader Tom DeLay — and they're looking to win them back this fall. But first, they must choose their challengers in the March 4 primary. Both seats drew multiple GOP candidates eager to take on incumbent Democratic Reps. Nick Lampson in the 22nd District and Ciro Rodriguez in the 23rd District. National Republicans have set their sights on finding someone who might evict Lampson and Rodriguez in November. "These are...
  • Republican Congressional Candidates now up to 10 (for ex-Tom DeLay’s Texas District 22 seat)

    01/05/2008 9:44:31 AM PST · by flattorney · 7 replies · 670+ views
    Fort Bend Herald ^ | January 3, 2008 | Stephen Palkot
    A conservative member of the state board of education is the newest entrant in the race for the Congressional seat held by Nick Lampson, D-Stafford. Richmond's Cynthia Dunbar joined the race for Congressional District 22, squaring off with nine other Republican candidates in the March primary. Dunbar won election to the SBOE in 2006, the same year Lampson wrested Tom DeLay's former Congressional seat from decades of Republican control. Also new to the race is Kevyn Bazzy, a U.S. Army reservist with a background in military intelligence. By the filing deadline Tuesday, here are the candidates, along with details of...
  • Shelley Sekula-Gibbs talks about rough first week in Washington

    11/17/2006 6:50:35 PM PST · by Omega Man II · 30 replies · 1,851+ views
    Shelley Sekula-Gibbs talks about rough first week in Washington (11/17/06 - KTRK/HOUSTON) - She's already served one-seventh of her congressional term. Now, Shelley Sekula-Gibbs is touting what she's accomplished on Capitol Hill. And she tells us why most of her staff walked out on her. Gibbs won an election ten days ago to serve the rest of Tom DeLay's term. But earlier this week, most of her staff quit, saying she was a mean boss. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs has had quite a week. "I knew I would have to get to work and work fast," she said. And she did, already...
  • Sekula-Gibbs demands probe of aides who quit

    11/17/2006 10:13:39 AM PST · by Snickering Hound · 70 replies · 2,205+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 11-17-06 | EUN KYUNG KIM and MICHELLE MITTELSTADT
    WASHINGTON — The turmoil in newly elected Rep. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs' office deepened Thursday with the Houston Republican demanding a congressional investigation of aides who quit in a mass walkout earlier this week. Sekula-Gibbs said the staffers, holdovers from her predecessor Tom DeLay, deleted records from the office's computers Monday, the day before seven of them resigned in apparent protest of their treatment. "As public servants, they have harmed the 22nd Congressional District and they have brought shame to this office," Sekula-Gibbs said in a statement. "I have a duty to investigate." Sekula-Gibbs was elected to complete DeLay's term. Democrat Nick...
  • DeLay's replacement says staff deleted records and files

    11/16/2006 2:50:17 PM PST · by Dubya · 106 replies · 3,063+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 16, 2006 | JOE STINEBAKER
    HOUSTON - Just three days after being sworn in, U.S. Rep. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs wants Congress to investigate the destruction of files in her office by former staff members of her predecessor, Tom DeLay. Sekula Gibbs said the staffers walked out of her office Tuesday, resigning en masse. A Capitol Hill newspaper, Roll Call, reported the staffers didn't like the way she was treating them. Sekula-Gibbs said in a statement Thursday that seven employees in her Washington office and the district office in Stafford, Texas, outside Houston, "deleted records and files without my knowledge or permission" before quitting. Spokeswoman Lisa Dimond...
  • DeLay Successor Seeks Inquiry Into Missing Computer Files

    11/16/2006 8:30:49 PM PST · by Omega Man II · 24 replies · 1,160+ views
    DeLay Successor Seeks Inquiry Into Missing Computer Files By Charles Babington Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, November 17, 2006; A04 Just when it seemed things could get no stranger regarding the House seat once held by Texas Republican Tom DeLay, his successor called for an investigation into missing computer records last night, and an aide accused her of "disrespect and unprofessionalism." Rep. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (R-Tex.), who is warming the 22nd District seat for only a few weeks, said that former DeLay employees apparently deleted the office's computer files shortly before they walked out, en masse, on Tuesday. The records dated...
  • In Texas, S-H-E-L-L-E-Y S-E-K-U-L-A G-I-B-B-S has a real chance to win.

    11/03/2006 2:25:16 PM PST · by Stat-boy · 51 replies · 1,504+ views
    National Review Online ^ | November 3, 2006 | Byron York
    In Texas, S-H-E-L-L-E-Y S-E-K-U-L-A G-I-B-B-S has a real chance to win. Once given up for dead, the GOP might keep Tom DeLay’s old seat. By Byron York In the 22nd District of Texas — Tom DeLay’s old district — workers for Republican write-in candidate Shelley Sekula Gibbs are handing out pamphlets that warn DON’T LET NICK LAMPSON AND HIS LIBERAL DEMOCRAT ALLIES TAKE AWAY YOUR CHOICE THIS ELECTION. The handout lays out instructions for writing in Gibbs’s name, plus the urgent directive: REMEMBER ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7, VOTE FOR SHELLEY SEKULA GIBBS FOR U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TWICE! The TWICE! part refers...
  • Perry sets Nov. 7 as election day for DeLay's seat[TX]

    08/29/2006 6:08:37 PM PDT · by Dubya · 18 replies · 538+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 29, 2006 | R.G. RATCLIFFE
    AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry today officially set the special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay to coincide with the general election on Nov. 7. ADVERTISEMENT Candidates wishing to run in the special election must file by 5 p.m. Sept. 1 with the Texas Secretary of State to appear on the ballot. Shortly after DeLay announced in April that he was resigning from Congress, Perry said he would not schedule a special election to fill the vacancy before the general election. Today, he issued the official order setting the date. The winner of the special...
  • Abramoff Tied to Dorgan Donation, Tribe Says

    11/29/2005 8:48:33 AM PST · by The_Victor · 26 replies · 1,597+ views
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | 11/29/2005 | JOHN SOLOMON
    WASHINGTON - New evidence is emerging that the top Democrat on the Senate committee currently investigating Jack Abramoff got political money arranged by the lobbyist back in 2002 shortly after the lawmaker took action favorable to Abramoff's tribal clients. A lawyer for the Louisiana Coushatta Indians told The Associated Press that Abramoff instructed the tribe to send $5,000 to Sen. Byron Dorgan (news, bio, voting record)'s political group just three weeks after the North Dakota Democrat urged fellow senators to fund a tribal school program Abramoff's clients wanted to use.The check was one of about five dozen the Coushattas listed...