West is depicted exploding in the background as ol' Rick exclaims, "Business is booming in Texas!" [ more › ]
Alan Gardner has a succinct write-up on the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists coming out in support of Jack Ohman by denouncing a request by Governor Rick Perry that he apologize for a cartoon about the role that lack of worker protections may have played in a recent Texas tragedy. Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's "disgusted" by a California newspaper cartoon depicting him boasting about booming business in the Lone Star State. The next frame depicts the West, Texas plant explosion. Perry said he wants an apology...Show More Summary
this Jack Ohman cartoon is drawing its fair share of attacks, including one from Governor Rick Perry. It seems in bounds to me, but I have a very low threshold for "allowable" commentary -- I figure figure just about everything is on the table. Brigid Alverson talks to Jason DeAngelis. Show More Summary
Pharyngula: Here’s the latest fish story from the irreducibly complex crowd at the Discovery Institute. Feministing: It also gets better for young women at the UnSlut Project. Brains and Eggs: Texas Governor Rick Perry may like to tell...Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) expressed anger Friday over a Sacramento Bee editorial cartoon that depicted him proclaiming "business is booming in Texas" alongside an explosion -- a clear reference to the West, Texas, fertilizer company disaster. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is demanding an apology from a California newspaper that published a cartoon that seemed to link his push for less regulations to the recent fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14. "The Sacramento Bee published a disgusting 'cartoon' mocking the deadly explosion in West. While I will always welcome healthy [...]
Governor Rick Perry wants an apology and his lieutenant governor wants the cartoonist fired. The cartoon shows Perry boasting business is booming in Texas, with flags boasting lower taxes and regulations in one panel and in the next, big red letters reading “BOOM” in front of a picture of a massive blast. Perry responded with [...]
The Sacramento Bee published a political cartoon exploiting the tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX as a means to attack the state's governor, Rick Perry. The Associated Press says Perry is "disgusted" and demands an apology: Gov. Show More Summary
Texas Governor Rick Perry said he is disgusted by a political cartoon that lampoons the recent fertilizer plant explosion. The cartoon published in a California newspaper shows the governor declaring that business is “booming” in the state. The next panel features an explosion that is clearly supposed to depict the recent tragedy. Perry said he [...]Show More Summary
Syndicated cartoonist Jack Ohman should be ashamed of himself. On Thursday, he published a cartoon depicting Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) saying "Business is booming in Texas" next to a drawing of the fertilizer plant explosion near Waco: read more -
Earlier this week the Sacramento Bee published this disgusting cartoon mocking the Texas explosion that killed over a dozen people. The liberals in California thought it was funny. On Friday, Governor Rick Perry sent the Sacramento Bee a response: Re … Continue reading ?
Rick Perry, relatively indifferent to the West, Texas fertilizer explosion, outraged at Jack Ohman editorial cartoon that would blame Texas’ lax regulatory climate for it.
As a result of Rick Perry's version of "competition," the invisible hand gave consumers the middle finger. Texas consumers have paid $11 billion more than they would have under the old, regulated monopolies, or $3,000 per Texan over the last decade.
President Obama, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and firefighters from across the country were among those who paid tribute at a packed memorial service to the victims of a Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14 people on April 17, many of whom were first responders. The deadl …
President Obama, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and firefighters from across the country were among guests that packed a memorial service on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of a Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14 people on April 17, many of whom were first responders.&nb …
Liberal Bias: Rick Perry tells businesses to “come to Texas” for the “sensible regulations.” That’s right--you’ll have a blast. Rortybomb: As the great Reinhart-Rogoff retreat begins, here’s a look back at conservatives singing the same...Show More Summary
Like an aging rocker, Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently on the 2013 I’m Coming For Your Jobs tour across America. His first stop: California a couple months ago. This week he’s in Illinois, where he got a nasty reception from public officials. Show More Summary
Rick Perry: Businesses should come to Texas because I am the governor and I do not care if they kill people. Not only does Texas Gov. Rick Perry reject the idea that the massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, points to aShow More Summary