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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 governor calls for special session to pass anti-abortion bill

Though Texas Democrats successfully blocked an extreme anti-abortion bill from being approved on Tuesday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) plans to see the legislation at his desk. State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) planned a 13-hour filibuster to prevent the bill from passing before the legislative session ended at…

Rick Perry ‘retires’ to collect state pension while still governor

Texas Governor and current Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry appears to have pulled something of a fast one on his state’s taxpayers by officially “retiring” earlier this year so that he could begin collecting an annual pension of $92,376 at the same time as he continues to draw his $150,000…

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