On Tuesday morning, Gov. Rick Perry gave his seventh—and possibly last—State of the State speech. Perry struck several conservative policy notes in his speech […]
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Rick Perry’s book on the Boy Scouts, quickly forgotten when it was published in 2008, is worth looking at again given the unexpected news today that the Boy Scouts of America may reverse its long-standing ban on gay members.
This week marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and an estimated 3,000 Texans marched through downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon to protest the […]
Rick Perry blasts President Obama’s gun proposals and suggests that gun violence is caused by evil. Perry’s solution? Pray.
Gov. Rick Perry delivered the keynote address on Thursday morning for the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s policy conference. Perry began his speech in a […]
In 2010, in his anti-government screed Fed Up!, Rick Perry speculated that the planet was “experiencing a cooling trend.” It was a ridiculous, nihilistically […]
Tuesday was opening day for the 83rd Legislature, and by noon the House and Senate floors were full again with lawmakers, lawmakers’ families and […]
Rick Perry was defiant as ever this afternoon at the Capitol. The governor sketched out his priorities for the legislative session in a brief […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is among several governors, mostly southern and Republican, who are resisting Medicaid expansion. If Texas doesn’t expand Medicaid, it will reject more than $100 billion in federal money the first decade, according to the state’s own figures.
Since Gov. Rick Perry tasked Texas DPS with tighter border security, trigger-happy bureaucrats have turned the state into their own personal theater of war.