Introducing the Texas Drill Daddies

In response to the Texas Sunset Commission’s recommendation that the Texas Railroad Commission change its name to more accurately reflect what it does, we have provided suggestions that better represent the spirit and purpose of the state government entity.

1. Not-in-Charge-of-Trains Commission
2. Black Gold Government since 1891
3. H.L. Hunt’s Fan Club
4. The Texas Drill Daddies
5. Fast Fracking Permit Providers
6. The Exxon & Chevron-Pays Boys Club
7. The What-Environmental-Consequences? Commission
8. The Only-Large-Donations-Accepted Agency
9. The Texas Secession Funding Commission
10. Rick and Anita Perry’s Christmas party A-Listers