Guest Column: Shut Down Obamacare, Not the Government

Texas’ junior senator in Washington, D.C., is causing quite a stir. This is nothing new, considering Ted Cruz has been doing just that since being sworn in January. Cruz has not followed the advice that freshman senators are there to be seen, not heard. And I, along with many other Texans, am glad he is defying conventional wisdom.

He now finds himself in the eye of the storm regarding the upcoming debate on the federal government’s continuing resolution — which will allow the federal government to operate for a bit longer (it appears D.C. has all but given ...

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