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Rick Perry announced a new National Guard operation along the border today that seems mostly intended to give him cover with his base.
Protests at Mexican Consulates across Texas marked anger at the border influx—but it’s the unresolvable tension behind them that poses a greater danger.
Rick Perry, Steve Toth and the tea party want to know, What part of Ill-Eagle didn’t these Central American kids understand?
It’s Perry, in good times and bad. Perry vs. Perry. Perry and a gun. Perry with a smile. President Perry. Wendy Davis, jihadi. Sorrow in the Metroplex.
Rick Perry has a plan for the thousands of refugee children streaming across the border from Mexico and Central America: Deport them at once. At a congressional hearing in McAllen, the governor did his best to sound compassionate while calling on Congress and President Obama to further militarize the border and enact mass deportations of children despite laws protecting refugees.
Our weekly roundup of the choicest moments in Texas public discourse. This week’s theme: the elusive “core concept.”
One year after the unruly mob filled the State Capitol and—at least temporarily—shouted down a bill imposing new limits on abortion, what’s become of the movement today? And we consider Texas officials’ proposals to confront a growing humanitarian crisis on the border.
This week on WTF Friday: A bender in San Francisco. Border fever. Jonathan Stickland. Rick Perry dons a yarmulke, comes out of the closet.