Tagged: Rick Perry

Rick Perry for President? Why Not?

Rick Perry for President? Why Not?

I wasn’t surprised by the announcement this morning that Rick Perry has thrown his hat in the presidential ring for 2016. I had read on the web that he might run again. But Sandra...

Even in a State like Texas, Kind Hearts Can Exist

Even in a State like Texas, Kind Hearts Can Exist

When I hear Ted Cruz spewing McCarthyesque insinuations about Chuck Hagel on television, my prejudice against his state rises up and clouds my common sense. I know in my head that all Texans are...

Religion and Politics – a Miserable Mix

Religion and Politics – a Miserable Mix

I understand that¬†America’s “religious conservatives” can’t agree to support just one Republican presidential candidate because the Catholics want to back Rick Santorum and the Evangelicals want to back Newt Gingrich. It’s puzzling because Gingrich...

If Elected, Romney Promises Another War

If Elected, Romney Promises Another War

Mitt Romney says this and Mitt Romney says that and never the twain shall meet. But every once in a while the Republican presidential candidate says something we should pay attention to. At one...

What’s the Story Behind Those Harassment Charges?

What’s the Story Behind Those Harassment Charges?

According to Herman Cain, Herman Cain has never acted inappropriately toward anyone in his life. Herman Cain insists Herman Cain is the victim of a conspiracy by… well, let’s see … Herman Cain is...

Romney Looks More Dangerous Than I Thought

Romney Looks More Dangerous Than I Thought

I was wrong about Mitt Romney. I thought he was just an ego-driven rich guy who would do and say anything to be president of the United States but who might be relatively harmless...

Republican Stars Strut Their Stuff (Again!) Tonight

Republican Stars Strut Their Stuff (Again!) Tonight

In case you haven’t turned on the TV today, there’s a big debate tonight in Tampa. Yes, folks, gather round the set and see the Great Eight perform their amazing tricks. It’s another performance...

The Real News from that Depressing “Debate”

The Real News from that Depressing “Debate”

You’ll hear that the headline from last night’s debate featuring eight of the current crop of Republican presidential candidates was Texas Governor Rick Perry’s blustering reiteration of his “Ponzi scheme” attack on Social Security....

Trillions for Banks, Nothing for Storm Relief?

Trillions for Banks, Nothing for Storm Relief?

In an America that secretly doled out $16 trillion in no-interest loans to domestic and foreign banks following the financial crash three years ago, there’s no money to help Hurricane Irene victims. That’s what...