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Carroll Robinson


Carroll G. Robinson is an attorney and a professor at the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. He has served as an at-large Houston City Council member, Houston Community College Trustee and general counsel of the Texas Democratic Party.

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A speech Texas Democrats would love to hear

This proposed draft announcement speech for a 2018 Democratic candidate for governor of Texas is the kind of speech and candidate Democrats need and are hoping and looking for in 2018. As FDR once said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Texas Democrats, let's not be afraid to fight for change and progress to move our state and nation forward. What do you think? Who will say it?

It's time for Democrats to win again

Next year, Democrats need a successful entrepreneur running for governor to lead the ticket and carry a message that the lifelong government employees seeking statewide office on the Republican ticket don't have the ability or vision to lead Texas into the future.