Representative David Simpson’s integrity and commitment to serving the greater good of Texas is above reproach. He was elected in a wave of voters seeking less government and more liberty. Republicans use “we need smaller government” as a mantra, yet few put that mantra into practice. Simpson knew he was a “marked man” because of his Tea Party affiliation, but he did not tread softly his first legislative session. He has boldly and unapologetically opposed big government at every turn. His level of honesty and commitment to the issues and policies he has pursued in the 82nd legislation should leave people in awe.