Tag Archives: Texas

Why Texas Governors Don’t Go to Prison

Rick Perry’s aide gave a beautifully roundabout answer to a recent question about the blatant quid pro quo that marked his reign as Governor.  The spokesman explained, “There’s never been any wrongdoing substantiated.” Nor will there be.  Remarkably, Perry’s probably … Continue reading

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I Only Let Republicans Grope Me

One of Presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s favorite distractions in the last Texas legislative session was a bill that proposed a stop to all those perverted TSA federales at the airport from feeling up passengers for entertainment.  Perhaps you’re unfamiliar with this outrage.  … Continue reading

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Rick Perry and Texas’ Real Economic Advantage

As Governor Rick Perry positions for his big run, it’s worth examining the accomplishments he can and can’t take credit for.  The importance of this exercise stretches beyond his campaign.  You can expect that other states might try to duplicate Texas’ … Continue reading

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California Dreaming: Businesses Continue to Leave State

According to The Wall Street Journal, 70 businesses have left California this year at an average of 4.7 businesses per week. Twenty percent of these businesses will relocate to Texas, where the unemployment rate is 8% versus California’s 12%. Over … Continue reading

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