Posts Tagged ‘Rick Perry’

Students Plead with Hardliners to Keep DREAM Act

University of Texas-Pan American student Nahiely Garcia is consoled as she speaks at rally in support of Texas DREAM Act in January

Update: Senators voted on party lines early Tuesday morning to send SB 1819 to the full Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. Original: During a debate over the repeal of the so-called Texas DREAM Act, Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels) said in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities acts as a magnet for undocumented immigrants. “[The Texas DREAM Act] […]

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President Ted Cruz? Meh.

Ted Cruz is running. Will Cruzmentum set the world on fire? Probably not, but he could make a hell of a mess of the GOP’s Texas primary next year.

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WTF Friday: Walking the Line

This week in WTF Friday: Perry goes native in the great white north. Who is Don Huffines, really? Kory Watkins builds a cult of personality, and then raps.

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Right (and Wrong) on Crime

After 14 years of enthusiastic prison-building, Perry is taking credit for a tiny softening in his rhetoric on crime just in time for a presidential run.

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Farewell to Rick Perry, for Now

With his gubernatorial run finally over, Perry will turn his full attention to his quest to become an employee of the federal government.

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The Things We Feared, 2014

As the year 20 and 14 draws, blessedly, to a close, let us reflect on that one thing that brought us together: fear. This was a year that saw a succession of freak-outs, each one eclipsing the next in apocalyptic panic.

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