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The Texas Budget Compact

If Texas Democrats, or even Republicans for that matter, thought they’d have a quieter, gentler Rick Perry on their hands in the wake of his... um... temporary diversion into Presidential politics, they know better today. In a speech Monday in Houston, Perry laid out five fundamental conservative principles for the Texas Legislature to follow, essentially throwing down the gauntlet to any legislator — or wanna-be legislator — who thinks they’ll be able to bring a tax and spend mindset to the Texas Capitol building.
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James Moore: Rick Perry Versus the School Children of Texas

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

As Governor Rick Perry was preparing to run for the GOP presidential nomination, he pushed the legislature to approve a $5.4 billion budget cut in Texas education. His transparent goal was political, and simply to build upon a no ta... Read Post

Is what Rick Perry said about Bernanke any worse than usual for Rick Perry?

Politics : Salon.com: Politics (3 years ago)

Yesterday, Texas governor and sudden Republican presidential front-runner Rick Perry said that if Ben Bernanke tried any of that money-printing stuff in Texas, he'd be strung up. "If this guy prints more money between now and the el... Read Post

MY MONEY’S ON JIM WEBB, AT LEAST IF HE GETS A BETTER HAIRCUT: Democrats Need a Hillary Backup. T…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (2 hours ago)

MY MONEY’S ON JIM WEBB, AT LEAST IF HE GETS A BETTER HAIRCUT: Democrats Need a Hillary Backup. The Democratic presidential bench is looking a little thin these days, isn’t it? After Hillary Clinton, we have … um … Jim Webb, who I be... Read Post


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