The Contrarian


The More Things Change…

by | Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 14:21 CST

Perry: The Cruise-Control Debater

In his first national debate, Perry will likely stay above the fray.

Rick Perry has never been keen on debates. In his three campaigns for Texas governor, Perry treated candidates debates as necessary evils—events he had to end...Read More

Can Rick Perry Govern?

Texas governor is a terrific campaigner but has accomplished little in office.

“With the support of my family and unwavering belief in the goodness of America, I declare to you today as a candidate for president of the United States.” ...Read More

Wendy Davis’ Last Hurrah?

Fort Worth senator filibusters key bill; special session likely

If this was her last stand in the Texas Senate, Wendy Davis made it one to remember. Davis, the Fort Worth Democrat, put on a memorable filibuster late Sunday n...Read More