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"Look, I'm a solid NRA guy," he said, "but ... “ Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he will defy NRA, take lead on gun background checks


Active member
Nov 21, 2018
Washington Island, WISCONSIN. Out in Lake Michigan
On Friday, he issued an emphatic warning to fellow Republicans: To survive and avert Democratic takeovers in Austin and Washington, they must act expeditiously on measures ...
... to become more like democrats.

What is a conservative called that looks left for approval? The same as a guy that looks away while another services his spouse.


Regular Member
Aug 7, 2007
Granite State of Mind
Patrick has never been what you'd call a bedrock of principles.

He can make noise now to claim "Republicans are doing something!", but the truth is that no law in Texas will change until 2021 at the earliest. That's the next time the legislature meets.

color of law

Accomplished Advocate
Oct 7, 2007
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Dan Patrick is a born again christian and a pragmatist. Those positions force compromise, causing conflict between the two.

KJV Luke 22:36 Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.