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Rick Perry Lawyers Up

Rick Perry Lawyers Up

Rick Perry lawyers up for criminal investigation of bribery, coercion, abuse of authority (VIDEO) (via The Political Carnival) Texas Governor Rick Perry, that quick thinker who couldn’t remember his third talking point during the 2012 presidential debates, is lawyering up. There is a criminal investigation underway into whether he illegally withheld money from the Travis […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

2016 Hopeful Rick Perry Spent $2.9 Million On Out-Of-State Travel

Tab for Gov Rick Perry’s out-of-state travel security tops $2.9 million (via FreakOutNation) The cost for Gov. Rick Perry’s security since 2010 when he travels out of state is more than $2.9 million, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The San Antonio Express-News reports the DPS tally covers the cost of food, fuel, […]

March 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If you’re keeping score about what potential presidential contenders believe, mark this down for Texas Governor Rick Perry. Perry appeared on a “Crossfire” panel with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D), who said Illnois is grateful to President Barack Obama for “saving the American auto industry” and creating jobs in his state. “And I still haven’t […]

February 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Conservative Groups Behind Attack On Medicaid Exposed

The Guardian and the Texas Observer have gotten their hands on documents detailing the funding of one particular think tank that wants to sabotage Medicaid. The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) [is] an influential thinktank funded largely by rightwing foundations, corporations and wealthy Texans. TPPF has been instrumental in preventing increased spending on Medicaid and […]

December 6, 2013 / More... ( comments)