While President Trump claims “total authority,” my opponent stays silent

On Monday President Donald Trump gave what could easily be called the worst public appearance by any sitting American president. During a press conference that was supposed to update the country about Covid-19 and reassure our citizens, the president played a propaganda video attacking the media, lashed out at two female reporters after they asked simple, valid [...]

Democrat, Tom Watson, Seeks to Unseat Incumbent Representative: a profile by Hannah Holtz

On Monday, Dec. 9, Tom Watson sat in the office of the Texas Secretary of State in Austin. He waited to see if anyone would file to run against Jodey Arrington in Texas’s 19th district. No one filed. So he did. “I figured no one would get from Lubbock or Abilene to Austin in those last two [...]

Breakfast on Beech Street

Monday morning I had the privilege of serving food at Breakfast on Beech Street - a project run by five churches in Abilene to feed anyone who is hungry. I have cooked pancakes most Monday mornings for about 14 years, but this morning presented a challenge we have not faced before - the Coronavirus. Rather than serving [...]

How to Win District 19

In order to beat my opponent in November, I will need to gain 100,000 votes this election cycle. Obviously, this will be an extraordinary task, but it is very possible. The following breaks down the numbers and explains how I will win this coming fall.Republicans max out at 150,000 voters when there’s a Democratic opponent.Going back to [...]