This week in WTF: A man and his cattle cannot be torn asunder. Noblesse Oblige and the Texas Nationalist Movement. Don’t f*ck with Charlie Parker’s wife.
Tag Archives: Rick Perry
Maurice Chammah examines a declining trend in executions while profiling a small-town district attorney who must decide whether to seek the death penalty.
Legislators are considering what to do with Rick Perry’s big corporate subsidy funds that have been plagued by charges of cronyism and inefficiency.
Rick Perry’s office tried to dislodge the Travis County DA even after he stripped her office of funding. That may strengthen the case currently being considered by a grand jury.
Rick Perry is suddenly in hot water over his effort to strip funding from the state’s Public Integrity Unit last year. Here’s what you need to know.
The companies angling to build a facility for high-level radioactive waste in Texas have found a high-level cheerleader: Rick Perry. But the idea of making Texas the host for nuclear waste has echoes of the Trans-Texas Corridor and the HPV vaccine mandate.
Rand Paul is beefing up his presidential campaign years in advance of the 2016 election. His activity in Texas foreshadow’s the states growing importance to the GOP.
Gov. Rick Perry and others say Texas enjoy a “miracle” economy. But small businesses and poor and middle-income Texans pay taxes higher than much of the nation, argues Phillip Longman in Washington Monthly.
Millions of Texas’ poor people remain uninsured, and their stories go largely underreported.
Rick Perry got a warm welcome at CPAC, but it’s talk on criminal sentencing reform that may have the most impact.