Jeff Judson

Darkest Hour: A Movie Review

If you have not been to the movies in a while, it is time to experience the new electric reclining chairs in some theaters as you watch the electrifying movie about Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour.  You can’t help but see the parallels with political events playing out today. World War II is looming.  The U.S. is shamefully still neutral.  Hitler is marching across Europe and is on the verge of wiping out the entire British Army at Dunkirk – the entire British Army.  Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain has lost the confidence of his country and of parliament, and has weakened…


“The Veil Has Been Pulled Back”

Joe Straus ran for reelection to his House seat against me in 2016 as a pro-life, fiscal conservative who supposedly worked well with all sides, and was part of the Republican team working with the Governor and Lt. Governor.  He sent out mailers in his reelection effort directly connecting himself with Governor Abbott, almost suggesting an endorsement by Abbott (which was never given). But all of that has changed. It is now publicly obvious that the Speaker has no working relationship whatsoever with the Governor or Lt. Governor or Attorney General – the three leading Republican officials elected statewide —…


Let’s Hope You Don’t Get What You Deserve

If a majority of voters elect Councilman Ron Nirenberg Mayor of San Antonio, the voters will indeed get the city they deserve, and the misery that comes with it.  He describes his bold vision for the city in his 32 page campaign booklet. If the councilman is elected, and achieves only some of his aggressive policy proposals,  our city economy will start to resemble cities in California where only the uber-rich can live, the middle class struggles to keep up, and the poor proliferate with no job opportunities but plenty of government subsidies.  California, and radical cities like Portland and…