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US Politics & Gov't

Fighting Words From Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Gov. Rick Perry, government, satire, humor, tea party, republicans )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - newyorker.com
Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Tuesday that the government had "grossly overstepped its traditional role of mandating transvaginal ultrasounds."
Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits - Volume 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Greg Abbott, Texas, elections, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - progresstexas.org
A year ago, we released Volume 1 of Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits. From not believing in science to failing to pursue a massive child sex abuse scandal, we thought Greg Abbott had hit rock bottom. Little did we know how low he could go.
Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: aboriton rights, new Texas laws, denying access and choice, women's rights, politics, Texas, government )

Cal
- 44 days ago - npr.org
In a little over a year, the number of clinics that provide abortions in Texas fell to 20 from 41, and watchdogs say that as few as six may be left by September.
ABC Cuts Off Rick Perry's Conspiracy Rant About Obama, Immigrants, Drones, and Hurricanes (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ABC News, Gov. Rick Perry, government, Texas, immigration, republicans, propaganda, freedoms, ethics, lies, politics, media )

Carrie
- 56 days ago - rawstory.com
ABC News host Martha Raddatz on Sunday cut off Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) after he spent four minutes defending a conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama was plotting to fill up the United States with undocumented immigrants.
Lone Star Crazy: How Right-Wing Extremists Took Over Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Texas, Right Wing Extremists, tea party republicans, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, propaganda, politics, government )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - rollingstone.com
In today's Texas, which is falling into the hands of gun nuts, border-sealers and talk-radio charlatans, George W. Bush would practically be considered a communist.
Louie Gohmert Demands Obama Stop 'Luring' Lice and Scabies-Ridden Immigrant Children (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration issue, children, Louis Gohmert, Texas, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, propaganda, corruption )

Carrie
- 66 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Wednesday objected to President Barack Obama's immigration policies because he said that they were "luring" diseased children to the United States.
THE ABSOLUTIST ~ The Rise of Ted Cruz
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, Texas, Republicans, Tea Party, elections, government, politics, congress, ethics )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - newyorker.com
Cruz's ascendancy reflects the dilemma of the modern Republican Party, because his popularity within the Party is based largely on an act that was reviled in the broader national community.
Texas: JTTF Warned That Middle Eastern Men Are Getting Driver's Licenses With Hispanic Names
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, police and security concerns, Islamic sleeper cells )

Beth
- 82 days ago - policeone.com
This "presents a technique that possible terrorists or members of sleeper cells could use to escape notice." For "foremost is the change in identity and ability to mingle in the predominantly Hispanic community without arousing suspicion, because of their
GOP's Greg Abbott Vows to Campaign With Nugent Despite 'Sexual Predator' History (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Ted Nugent, republicans, candidate, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, elections, politics, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 194 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott this week said that a Tuesday event with Ted Nugent would go on, even after Democrats reminded him of the conservative rocker's admitted history of sexual relationships with underage girls.
Wendy Davis: "You're Damn Right It's a True Story." ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Wendy Davis, Texas, women's rights, usa, americans, humanrights )

Nancy
- 219 days ago - dailykos.com
It won't work. The only thing Greg Abbott and his allies have proved with these desperate attacks is that they don't understand what it means to live a life like mine - a life like that of so many people all across our state.
Attacks On Wendy Davis' Life Story Follow Classic Sexist Playbook
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Davis, Texas, sexism, republicans, politics, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 222 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Dallas Morning News story triggered media buzz Monday, accusing Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) of exaggerating the hardships in her personal narrative and using her ex-husband to escape poverty.
How Texas Changed, And Changed The Nation, In Years Since JFK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: texas, usa, jfk, usa, politics, military, news )

Cal
- 287 days ago - npr.org
Texas wasn't exactly a backwater in 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, but it wasn't the economic and political powerhouse that it has become today.
Gohmert: We Had to Shut Down Govt. or People Would 'Suffer' and 'Die' From Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Louie Gohmert, Obamacare, republicans, dishonesty, lies, congress, politics, government )

Carrie
- 297 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Wednesday said that Republicans were forced to shut down the government last month because they were sure people would "suffer and potentially die" because of President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Voter ID Laws in Action: "Looks Like I Don't Get to Vote Today"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID laws, Texas, Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Michigan, politics, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 298 days ago - motherjones.com
Thwarted voters take to Twitter to describe how the new laws hampered voting, confused poll workers, and inspired some to just stay home.
Krystal Ball: Greg Abbott Makes Wendy Davis Texas Governorship Possible (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis, republicans, The Cycle, Krystal Ball, lelections, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, healthcare, politics )

Carrie
- 302 days ago - dailykos.com
Krystal Ball exposed Greg Abbott on MSNBC "The Cycle." She provides a funny but fact based analysis of his idiocy. Greg Abbott is currently Texas Attorney General. He is running in the Republican Gubernatorial primary that he is likely to win.
 

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