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Perry mistakenly tells conservative crowd he’s in Florida: ‘You’re in Louisiana!’

Gov. Rick Perry’s (R-TX) memory hasn’t gotten any better. At a conservative conference over the weekend, members of the audience had to remind the Texas governor which state he was in. “We need to fight harder to break through that buzz cloud of misinformation that’s out there, and to demonstrate…

Texas Abortion Fight Not Over

Gov. Rick Perry petulantly called another special session to pass a massive anti-abortion bill, basically giving up any pretense of using the special sessions for what they were created for, emergencies. Obviously, the hope is that by returning to the same well over and over again, Texas Republicans can just…

Texas lawmakers okay law to allow college kids to bring guns on campus

Lawmakers in Texas approved a bill on Sunday that will let college kids possess guns on campus so long as they keep them in their vehicles, according to The Associated Press. The Texas House and Senate previously approved the measure amid a flurry of pro-gun bills the legislature passed earlier…

Gov. Rick Perry ‘disgusted’ by cartoon mocking lack of regulations in Texas

A cartoon depicting Texas Gov. Rick Perry touting his state’s economy whilst a fertilizer plant besides him explodes has unsurprisingly stirred up controversy. The cartoon by Jack Ohman, which appeared in The Sacramento Bee on Thursday, added fuel to the already fierce rivalry between California and Texas. Supporters of the…

The 2012 GOP contenders’ Christmas hoedown

You’ve seen them give speeches, you’ve seen them debate, you’ve seen at least a couple of them face down sex scandals. But — with the exception of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) — you’ve rarely seen them do more than just dance around a question or two. That changes now: with…

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