Gov. Perry: ‘We’re in a Recession?’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is speaking in the nation’s capital today at the “Values Voter Summit,” a confab put together by a constellation of religious-right groups like the Family Research Council, Focus on the Family and the American Family Association. What’s more likely to make news in coming weeks, however, are the governor’s comments this […]

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Is Gov. Perry Still ‘Deeply Honored’?

When we read Cathie Adams’ e-mail comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler for addressing students across the country in a speech yesterday, we recalled that Adams has endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for re-election. Gov. Perry’s campaign issued a press release on Aug. 21 announcing the endorsement from Adams, who heads the far-right Texas Eagle […]

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‘Worst Person in the World’ – Texas Edition

Popular MSNBC host Keith Olbermann turned his withering gaze to Texas last Friday, excoriating Governor Rick Perry for even considering public school-hater Cynthia Dunbar for chair of the state’s Board of Education. Dunbar’s outlandish comments landed the governor the top spot on Olbermann’s “Worst Person in the World” list. You won’t want to miss this […]

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Always Pushing the ‘Culture Wars’

Let’s see if we have this right.┬áThe Texas Legislature adjourned last week without passing legislation to keep five state agencies — including the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Department of Insurance — operating after Sept. 1, 2010. So now Gov. Rick Perry says he is going to call lawmakers back for a special […]

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Perry Takes RR Courtship to DC

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will be one of the speakers at an annual gathering of the religious right September 18-20 in Washington, D.C.┬áThe so-called “Values Voter Summit” is sponsored by far-right groups like the Family Research Council, American Family Association and Focus on the Family. The event brings together politicos and celebrities to spend three […]

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