Monday, February 17, 2014



The following are the Propositions for the Republican ticket in the March 4, 2014 Primaires:

Proposition 1: Religious Freedom
Texans should be free to express their religious beliefs, including prayer, in public places.
Proposition 2: Second Amendment
Texas should support Second Amendment liberties by expanding locations where concealed handgun license-holders may legally carry.
Proposition 3: Franchise Tax
Texas should abolish the state franchise tax, also known as the margins tax, to encourage business growth.
Proposition 4: Welfare Reform
Texas recipients of taxpayer-funded public assistance should be subject to random drug testing as a condition of receiving benefits.
Proposition 5: No Lawmaker Exceptions
All elected officials and their staff should be subject to the same laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances as their constituents.
Proposition 6: Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare", should be repealed.

These are the Referendums found on the Democrat Ballot:

Referendum 1: On Immigration Reform
The United States Congress must pass immigration reform; including an earned path to citizenship for those individuals contributing to the economy and the dependents of those individuals.
Referendum 2: A Living Wage For All Texans
Congress should pass legislation raising the federal minimum wage to at least 110% of the federal poverty level for a family of four without exception.
Referendum 3: Medicaid Expansion
The Governor and the Texas Legislature should accept federal funds; as provided in the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010; for the expansion of Medicaid to provide coverage to millions of uninsured and underinsured Texans.
Referendum 4: On Non-Discrimination Legislation
The Congress and the Texas Legislature should adopt legislation that expands protections against discriminations in employment, housing, and public accommodations based upon sexual orientation and gender identity.

   The difference between what is important to Republicans and what politicians think are important to Democrats are as different as male and female.  Please take a minute to look over each of them.  Which ones are important to you?  Which ones do you think would be good for your children?

Please leave a comment with your thoughts.

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