Blogger argues liberal leadership threatens the 'Texan way of life'

James Quintero said conservatives may have an uphill battle, but called it a hard fight worth winning.   File image

Blogger James Quintero recently posted that liberal sentiments and leadership have initiated key systemic issues, which threaten "the Texan way of life."

Quintero said that fiscally, Texas schools, counties and other special constituencies have mounted large amounts of debt while property taxes have increased to among the highest in the nation. With local spending on the rise and sky-rocketing public pension duties acquired by state-protected regional retirement organizations, the economic system is looming absolute ruin.

Concerning citizen property rights, Quintero said the city government maltreats homeowners rights by practicing involuntary annexation of rural Texans.

"Cities are enforcing ordinances that violate state laws that inhibit patrons from everyday use of common items like plastic bags," he wrote. "Additionally, urbanites are pushing through special interest policies which stomp on the constitutional rights of short-term renters."

Quintero argued that voters need to be educated on the true cost of bond propositions, local economic development incentives and their intentions, and special purpose districts.

"The 85th Texas Legislature will have multiple opportunities to execute conservative reforms in different state sectors," he wrote. "Conversely, on a positive note, lawmakers have legitimate reasons to take action. Recently state officials have growingly become aware of liberal local agendas and the necessity of safeguarding against their plans for the California-zation of Texas."

Quintero said conservatives may have an uphill battle, but called it a hard fight worth a great likelihood of being won.

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