Tag Archives: Rick Perry

New data about Texas: It’s worse than we thought

One of the purposes of this blog is to help local Democrats find the information they need to “push back” against the misinformation distributed by right wing propaganda machines like Faux News, Freedom Works, members of the Milam County Tea … Continue reading

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Perry for Sale

Everyone in Texas already knows that the way to Gov. Perry’s heart is through his campaign war chest. So, if you didn’t choke on the bloodthirsty nature of the audience at the Tea Party debate, this Freudian slip should have … Continue reading

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Reasonable Republicans should be sickened

If there was ever any doubt about how some far right conservatives feel about their fellow countrymen, Monday’s Republican Presidential debate should have removed it once and for all. When Rep. Ron Paul was ask a hypothetical question about who … Continue reading

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Some light reading for your Wednesday …

A Talking Points Memo I get a newsletter each week from Texas Democratic Party officials. After an eventful week like last week, the newsletter is chock full of all sorts of interesting reading. Combined with Monday’s link-laden post, this should … Continue reading

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UPDATED: The next time I tell you someone from Texas …

A Talking Points Memo “Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention.” “In Texas, we do not hold high expectations for the [governor’s] office; it’s mostly been occupied by … Continue reading

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Will he or won’t he … ?

We all know he’s going to run … and would hope for it except that some of us remember feeling the same way about The Shrub. In the mean time, Gov Good Hair is ‘s calling the faithful to his … Continue reading

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Tea Party hypocrites

Back in September, Democrats all across Texas kept trying to get voters to pay attention to the state’s budget. Neither Gov. Perry nor Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, nor Comptroller Susan Combs could be troubled to talk about it, even though nearly … Continue reading

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