This is my prayer for Republican Senators and Representatives during the 86th legislative session.
Anyone who has watched the House chamber over the the last several years has witnessed the results of tyrannical leadership, top down dictatorial authority and legislators needing their legislation blessed by a lobbyist before it could even move through the legislative process.
Conservatives hopes soared throughout the session and the number of Republicans pushing back on the Joe Straus regime grew. The 15 strong opponents at the beginning of session was clearly a majority of the Republican caucus by the end, and that number grew more after Governor Abbott called a special session which required Straus to openly take up the Democrat mantle.
So now we have a new chapter. And Republicans are more united than ever. Don’t mistake …