Texas’ Dragon Slayer
Michael Quinn Sullivan, president and CEO of Empower Texans, is one of Texas’ most influential political figures, and Dave Garrison, host of The Faith & Liberty Talk Show and former U.S. Congressional Candidate and national business leader, discuss why Empower Texas may be Texas’ most influential public policy organization. Dave and Michael discuss how Empower Texans, and its premier project, Texas for Fiscal Responsibility, have amassed a large grassroots following among fellow Texans. Michael has been described as the slayer of taxpayer dragons and is one the most sought after speakers among conservative groups across Texas and the nation
Michael Quinn Sullivan is president and CEO of Empower Texans, and its premier project, Texas for Fiscal Responsibility.
The Fort Worth Star Telegram has said Sullivan “slays taxpayer dragons in Austin…When the heat is on in Austin, Michael Quinn Sullivan knows how to make it even hotter. “ The Dallas Morning News has called him an “agitator, whose name has been invoked—both in earnest and with scorn—in both chambers of the legislature.
Texas Monthly has named Sullivan one of the 25 most influential people working in Texas politics. The article dubbed him “the enforcer” for his ability to motivate grassroots voters. The national political magazine “Campaigns & Elections” listed him as one of the state’s most influential political figures.
A graduate of Texas A&M University, Sullivan is a former newspaper reporter who worked for a Member of Congress in Washington, DC, and trained conservative leaders on effective communications strategies. He spent five years with the Texas Public Policy Foundation where he served as vice president. His commentaries have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the state and nation. He is a grequent guest on talk radio programs, and regularly called upon to address policy and political issues before groups across the country.
Michael lives in Austin with his wife and children. An Eagle Scout, he is active in various civic organizations.
Empower Texans website: http://www.empowertexans.com
1836 Campaign website: http://1836campaign.com
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