Almost every newspaper has taken exception to Ted Cruz' assertion that we should abolish the Departments of Commerce, Energy and Education. There are good Texas reasons for this. Each of these benefits our state in important ways.
Last Wednesday night, during the presidential debates that so many Americans couldn't keep themselves from watching, another debate was taking place between Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler to take Kay Bailey Hutchison's current seat as Texas senator.
Folks down here are getting used to being represented by some fairly odd folks. The news of Ted Cruz's victory went far and wide and yet there was another victory in that primary. Indeed a decisive one... about which nary a word was spoken.