Rick Perry

'Don't Mess With Texas? No, Don't F--k With New York'

'Don't Mess With Texas? No, Don't F--k With New York'
After starting off targeting business in Illinois and California, Rick Perry is now trying to lure New York businesses to Texas. But on Wednesday night's The Daily Show, comedian Lewis Black revealed he's not impressed with the Lone Star State.
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'The Anointed One' Enters Stage Right in Race for Texas Governor

'The Anointed One' Enters Stage Right in Race for Texas Governor
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced yesterday that he is running to replace Rick Perry as Governor. It's a loaded fact. Not only will Rick Perry remain governor of Texas until January 2015, but we are now subject to 15 months of what will likely be some of the most divisive campaigning in American politics.
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Oops! Ten Reasons Why Texas Is Better Off Without Rick Perry

Oops! Ten Reasons Why Texas Is Better Off Without Rick Perry
Ladies from all over Texas can dance around in their pink sneakers, as they no longer have to fight messy and contentious custody battles over their uterus now that Perry won’t be seeking another term. The world of comedy, still in intensive rehab over the loss of Michele Bachmann, will definitely have to extend its rehab a bit longer.
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Lying Rick Perry Claims Abortion is Second-Most Common Surgery in US

On a list of the 25 most common American surgeries produced by the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons, abortion does not appear at all. PolitiFact Texas gave Perry's claim a "Pants on Fire" rating and said this: "This claim not only lacks a factual basis, it's ridiculous."
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Does Rick Perry's Sister Stand to Profit from #SB1?

Does Rick Perry's Sister Stand to Profit from #SB1?
As Texas' infamous abortion bill continues to weasel its way through the state legislative process, speculation is abound that Gov. Rick Perry's sister stands to make a serious profit should it pass in its current form. She owns United Surgical Partners International, a company that upgrades doctor-owned facilities, and seeing as 37 of Texas' 42 abortion clinics would need these million dollar upgrades to remain open. . .
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Texas Consolidates its Most Horrifying Anti-Choice Bills Into One Nightmare Piece of Legislation

Texas Consolidates its Most Horrifying Anti-Choice Bills Into One Nightmare Piece of Legislation
Rick Perry added a sweeping anti-choice bill to the legislature’s agenda: SB 5, filed by state Sen. Glenn Hegar (R-Katy), combines the worst of anti-choice legislators’ proposed abortion bills from the regular session into a nightmarish document that would decimate Texans’ access to safe, legal abortion care.
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Texans Paying $35,000/Day for Partisan Special Session to Implement Discriminatory Redistricting Maps

Texans Paying $35,000/Day for Partisan Special Session to Implement Discriminatory Redistricting Maps
Rick Perry is desperate to get his discriminatory redistricting map passed because a new, legal map would be drawn by a San Antonio federal court. The daily cost to taxpayers of the craven, politically-motivated special session to get this done? $35,000.
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TX Officials are Alright With TX Officials Double-Dipping on Pensions

TX Officials are Alright With TX Officials Double-Dipping on Pensions
An absurd loophole that gained national attention when Rick Perry invoked the provision to collect his pension AND salary without retiring — increasing his take-home pay by more than $90,000 per year — will continue, as the Texas House of Representatives refused a hearing on "double-dipping."
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Oops: Rick Perry Vetoes Bipartisan 'Buy American' Bill

Oops: Rick Perry Vetoes Bipartisan 'Buy American' Bill
Remember this when Rick Perry announces his 2016 Presidential campaign of errors — he vetoed a bill to support American workers and create American jobs that passed the Texas House and Senate with broad, bipartisan margins.
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TX Gov. Rick Perry Calls Special Session to Implement Redistricting Maps Already Ruled Intentionally Discriminatory

TX Gov. Rick Perry Calls Special Session to Implement Redistricting Maps Already Ruled Intentionally Discriminatory
Rick "Sorry, oops" Perry has called a special session of the legislature to attempt to implement interim redistricting maps based on previous maps which were found by the courts to be intentionally discriminatory against minorities.
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