From Fort Worth Star Telegram, By Tom Hamburger and Matea Gold, Tribune Washington Bureau, 09/02/2011 - On a remote ranch more than 70 miles west of Austin, top evangelical leaders from across the country assembled last weekend for a private two-day retreat.
It wasn’t a religious revival that drew the group of 200, which included luminaries of the Christian right but the chance to hear the personal testimony of one man: Gov. Rick Perry. Continue reading →
From Blue Star Chronicles – Texas Governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry signs a law exempting disabled veterans from property taxes. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and has consistently been a strong supporter of our military throughout his tenure as Governor of Texas. Read more and see a photo and video below.
As Governor of Texas Rick Perry has actively promoted a comprehensive services for veterans in Texas. In particular he has enacted policies that provide assistance to veterans and their families with strong mental health programs and educational opportunities. That is not even mentioning that he has kept the Texas economy strong even as the rest of the nation has suffered record breaking unemployment, a downgrade in the nations credit rating (for the first time in history) and a recession bordering on (if not already) moving into a depression. Continue reading →
Kinky Friedman once ran against Rick Perry for the Texas governorship. So would the singer and writer vote for him for president? Hell, yes! The world’s most famous Jewish cowboy on why he wants to live in Rick Perry’s America.
From The Daily Beast, By Kinky Friedman,Aug 24, 2011 – Rick Perry has never lost an election; I’ve never won one. Maybe that’s what’s wrong with the world. On the other hand, I’ve long been friends with Bill Clinton and George W., and Rick Perry and I, though at times bitter adversaries, have remained friends as well. Continue reading →
I know all of you care who I am going to endorse for the upcoming republican presidential nomination, therefore let me get it out in the open so that I have hard evidence to cite when I am proven correct. Not only am I picking Gov. Rick Perry to be the party nominee, but I am also predicting him as our 45th president. Continue reading →
From The New Republic, by Kevin Carey, August 25, 2011 | 12:00 am
Rick Perry is wrong about many things, including (but not limited to) the reality of climate change, the treasonous nature of quantitative easing, and the execution of innocent men. But give the man credit: He’s got some smart ideas about higher education. The fact that most liberals think otherwise reveals a glaring weakness in the progressive education agenda. Continue reading →
Liberals try to discredit the Lone Star State’s economic success.
The Wall Street Journal – Rick Perry is not the subtlest politician, but he looks like Pericles next to the liberals falling over themselves to discredit job creation in Texas. We’d have thought any new jobs would be a blessing when 25 million Americans are looking for full-time work, but apparently new jobs aren’t valuable jobs if they’re created in a state that rejects Obamanomics. Continue reading →
School of Thought
By Andrew J. Rotherham Friday, Aug. 19, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, says the Texas school system “has really struggled” under Governor Rick Perry. Why is Arne Duncan messing with Texas? I asked the Secretary of Education about this a few hours after he injected himself into the presidential-election scrum. Continue reading →