Texas Photo ID Law Struck Down

A U.S. court ruled against a Texas law requiring photo ID to vote.  Texas, with it’s history of discriminatory voting laws against minorities is required under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to pre-clear any major changes in voting procedures. The law that would have required Texans to present a photo ID […]

Court Strikes down Texas Redistricting plan

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling on Tuesday that Texas redistricting maps are discriminatory to minority voters. The court ruled that the new redistricting map which was passed by the Republican-dominated Texas legislature redrew districts in a way that reduced the influence of minority voters.  Not only did the […]

Govenor Perry Has Another Memory Lapse

The Gov, in full campaign mode, surrounded by a phalanx of taxpayer security guards, has pandered non-stop to the social conservatives in Iowa.  He repeatedly rails against gay rights, same-sex marriage and a return to Don’t Ask, Don’t tell. Problem is, is that the Gov doesn’t seem to recall judicial facts, like when he forgot […]

Politifact Gives Perry Denial A Pants On Fire Rating

During the Fox News Debate on December 15th, The Gov was asked by moderator Neil Cavuto of Fox News “as Texas agriculture commissioner, you oversaw a loan guarantee program that, as the Austin American-Statesman reported at the time, had so many defaults that the state had to stop guaranteeing bank loans to start-ups in the […]

President Perry and Secretary of Defense Herman Cain?

Just when you think the last WTF moment couldn’t be outdone, The Gov astounds us even more.  Over the weekend The Gov, proved us wrong.  As we have heard at the end of last week, in the now famous Barbara Walters “What!” interview. Mr. Cain said he would like to be Secretary of Defense. Yeah, […]

Perry has Retired?

This really falls into the WTF category.  The Gov has continuously harped on the campaign trail about the evils of government entitlement programs. He has called the collecting of taxes to fund retirement progrms unconstitutional.  Just last November he said “Why is the government collecting your tax money for retirement and health care programs?  That’s […]

Perry tells Federal Workers My Way or the Highway

During yesterday’s speech in New Hampshire at Saint Anselm College, The Gov said something akin to dictatorship,  much like we have now here in Texas. The Gov said “Having agencies of government that are there, are going to have individuals that are — understand my core philosophy, that government should do a few things.”  He […]

Perry doesn’t know voting age or election date

While giving a speech at Saint Anselm College today, The Gov told the audience that when elected he will pass a constitutional amendment to make Congress part time. The Gov then asked “Those of you that will be 21 by November the 12th, I ask for your support and your vote.”  He then followed with […]

Valero To Get $92 Million Tax Break While School Budgets Are Cut

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s commissioners appointed by The Gov are poised to grant some of the nation’s largest refineries a tax refund of more than $135 million.  As we have on previous reports,  The schools in Texas are severely under funded and rank 3rd from the bottom in the nation for drop out […]

Perry For No Child Left Behind Before He Was Against It

Do these people running for President think we are just stupid?  They think they can just spout off any nonsense they want and we will believe then and follow them like sheep.  Case in point.  At the Faux News-Google Tea Party Debate, our beloved Gov said “I was also vocal against No Child Left Behind. […]