Bill Ratliff: A Profile of Courage and Leadership in by Robert Edward, Jr. Sterken

By Robert Edward, Jr. Sterken

Lt. Governor invoice Ratliff is an engineer, a generally revered senator, and in keeping with Caroline Kennedy he's “an concept to all who serve in executive, and to all Americans.” Senator Ratliff, nicknamed “Obi Wan Kenobi” via his colleagues, was once a respected and lots more and plenty enjoyed chief in Texas for greater than a decade. He singularly wrote the Texas Robin-Hood university finance legislation, a tremendous Ethics reform legislations, a Texas tort reform legislation, and held an outstanding disdain for slender partisanship and politics. this can be the inspirational tale of an excellent guy doing strong paintings in a time whilst many are cynical approximately political management and executive. His brave stand on precept introduced him to a showdown with robust forces within the Bush White condo and earned him the general public vitriol of right-wing billionaires.

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