Browsing All posts tagged under »Texas Governor Rick Perry«

Beyond Bizarre In Texas

August 27, 2014 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ The abuse-of-power indictment against Governor Rick Perry (R., Texas) is beyond bizarre. Prosecuting a governor for threatening a veto is like charging a Labrador for retrieving a Frisbee. For both species, this penalizes innate behavior. This controversy began on the evening of April l2, 2013. After observing Travis County district attorney […]

Appeals Court Strikes Down Most ObamaCare Subsidies + More – Daily Digest

July 22, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favors from Nation to Nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” –George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Appeals Court Strikes Down Most ObamaCare Subsidies In a […]

Absolutely Petty: AP’s Juliet Williams Goes After ‘Failed’ Rick Perry For Visiting Calif. To Lure Businesses to Texas

February 21, 2013 by


By Tom Blumer ~ This goes back about ten days, and I originally missed it. Fortunately, though, an Investor’s Business Daily editorial got around to mentioning Rick Perry’s visit to California last week in an effort to lure businesses to the more commerce-friendly environs of Texas. Associated Press report Juliet Williams and her story’s headline […]

Governor Perry Undercuts Barack Obama’s SOTU Ruse

February 17, 2013 by


By Christopher Adamo ~ Despite all of the leftist hype and contrived anticipation preceding Barack Obama’s 2013 “State of the Union” spectacle, the entire event was monotonously predictable and absolutely nothing of substance came out of it. From his standard litany of disingenuous platitudes to the shameless media fawning that inevitably followed, every aspect of […]

Macaca Media: Squeezing Blood from Stone

October 6, 2011 by


By Michelle Malkin The Washington Post’s stoning of Texas GOP Gov. Rick Perry is journalistic malpractice. Instead of calling the newspaper to task, other national media outlets have joined in. And now, the Post is doubling down on slander. The Post dispatched reporters to the remote hunting grounds of a Perry-linked ranch — “associated” with […]

Howard Fineman Smears Climate Skeptics and Their ‘New Ten Commandments’

September 9, 2011 by


By Scott Whitlock Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman appeared on Hardball, Thursday, to attack Rick Perry’s climate change skepticism as a “war of the worlds between science and faith.” Dismissing anyone who isn’t sold on global warming as not logical, Fineman scoffed,  “It’s part of their new Ten Commandments.” Both Matthews and the Huffington Post […]

Governor Perry’s Islam Connection

September 2, 2011 by


By Amil Imani The news of Governor Rick Perry jumping into the Republican nomination race for President, released a media tsunami that assaulted my brain. In no time at all, people came up with a long list of negatives about him. In a democracy, honest and thorough scrutiny of anyone’s records seeking a public office […]

No, Bernanke, No!

August 26, 2011 by


By Tom McLaughlin Was Texas Governor Rick Perry out of line to suggest that bald, bearded Ben Bernanke would be almost treasonous to print more dollars? No. I don’t think so. His remarks got a rise out of President Obama right away. Even former President Bush’s advisor, Karl Rove, criticized him. Bush, after all, was […]

WaPo’s Richard Cohen: Perry’s Global Warming Beliefs Make Him Joe McCarthy

August 24, 2011 by


By Noel Sheppard The media must really believe Rick Perry can defeat their beloved President Obama for they are coming at the Texas governor with guns blazing. On Tuesday, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen likened Perry to the late Sen. Joe McCarthy because of his disbelief in manmade global warming: Whatever global warming might or […]

CBS’s O’Donnell Contends Perry’s Views on Global Warming and Social Security Make Him Unelectable

August 22, 2011 by


By Brent Baker CBS’s Norah O’Donnell, filling in on Face the Nation, just couldn’t comprehend how a candidate espousing true conservative views could possibly capture the White House. Referring to Rick Perry, she demanded: “Can the Republican Party elect someone President who doesn’t believe in global warming?” She described Perry’s fairly conventional conservative assessment of […]

Welcome to the Race: Gov. Rick Perry ‘Stumbled Into the Texas Miracle’ Says NY Times

August 18, 2011 by


By Clay Waters As the presidential candidacy of Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas revs to life, the New York Times is doing its best in both its opinion and news sections to throw sand in the gears.  Times reporter James McKinley Jr. actively led the cheers for Perry’s Democratic opponent during Perry’s 2010 gubernatorial […]

Political Pinball, One Day Later

August 15, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba In the primaries, politics is a lot like pinball as it moves in unexpected ways, lifting one candidate’s chances of getting the nomination, bypassing others. In the national election, it’s more like a bowling bowl, rolling down a straight and narrow stretch headed either to the gutter or a strike. For Republicans, […]

Gulf Hit by Massive Illegal Immigrant Spill

August 10, 2010 by


The Endive – The News Leader of the Known Universe Just as Gulf residents began to see light at the end of the tunnel, another disaster hit the troubled body of water. Thousands of illegal immigrants poured into the Gulf through ruptures along the Gulf coast. “All the illegals who fled Arizona were just too […]