Greg Abbott is the man who has to fill the massive shoes left by Rick Perry as Governor of Texas. Fortunately for Texans, it appears he is more than up to the task. He is also a great friend to us here at RedState, so it was great that we were able to have him speak at this year’s Gathering. Here’s what he had to | Read More »
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to discuss the campus carry legislation passed by the Texas Legislature, the Governor’s battles against the Obama Administration, and get a report on the floods that recently ravaged The Lone Star State.
“Texas has two weeks left to stand up for religious liberty.” It sure didn’t take long to miss Rick Perry’s leadership in Texas. As I have written here many times, there is a war waging against people of faith and the values we hold. Nowhere is that more evident than the war on marriage that soon likely will culminate in another Supreme Court decree, this | Read More »
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Ken Paxton, as one of his first acts upon taking his job in January, filed suit against Barack Obama for his executive amnesty. Joining Texas in the lawsuit are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin. Over | Read More »
Fresh off of one of the worst political defeats in Texas history, the Wendy Davis campaign is showing no signs of serious self-introspection. As Breitbart reports, they are mainly attributing their losses to immigration and…Ebola: Speaking on behalf of Davis’ campaign, Communications Director Zac Petkanas told the Wall Street Journal, “The losses that you are seeing in very blue states are simply amplified in states like Texas | Read More »
Wendy Davis rose to fame championing the ability to rip children’s skulls open, vacuum out their brains, then rip them apart. But she did it in pink sneakers, so the media loves her. That is the only reason Wendy Davis is the Texas Democrats’ nominee. She got a Vogue profile referencing her “Barbie like good looks,” a Maria Shriver hagiography for NBC, and a lot | Read More »
If you’re politically tuned in and following the Texas gubernatorial race, you’re probably aware of Wendy Davis’ recent “Wheelchair” ad, which accuses Greg Abbott, a paraplegic, of not caring for other people with disabilities. It’s been called a “historic low” for political advertising, a field with plenty of deplorable entries, but Wendy Davis hasn’t back down from it. Instead, she’s doubled down on it. She | Read More »
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, Caleb Howe, and I discuss Horse Race Politics, EBOLA(!!??), Hookers, Mark “Uterus” Udall, how Wendy Davis hates cripples, and more. We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. If you would like to join in the discussion, ask questions, or get to the links we mention in the show, you can do so | Read More »
Your first reaction may be to wonder “Who cares?” at the news that Cosmopolitan Magazine endorsed Wendy Davis for governor of Texas. However, it is absolutely hilarious that, despite Davis trying to not be a one-issue candidate, the higher-order thinking at Cosmo has effectively boxed her back into that issue which made Abortion Barbie famous/infamous: A pro-choice governor like Davis would also make an enormous | Read More »
If you were hoping for a doozy of a debate Friday night, the Texas Gubernatorial debate proved to be a wonderful experience for us all, and definitely a learning experience as Wendy Davis was shut down in an argument she was making, then proceeded to lose her mind. In case you missed it, here’s the highlight: Davis: Will you drop your appeals in this case? | Read More »
Not to be outdone in attack ad desperation by Mark Pryor, Abortion Barbie Wendy Davis has decided to accuse Greg Abbott of essentially being pro-cancer: As you might have guessed, the ad uses shock value to make up for what it lacks in factual accuracy. This takedown of Abortion Barbie’s ad by Austin’s local NBC affiliate is pretty brutal, even though it is clearly | Read More »
There’s a litany of analogies you could use to describe the flailing “campaign” of Wendy Davis for governor of Texas, chiefly anything pertaining to the Titanic. As another story recently declared, “desperate times call for disgusting measures.” We’re seeing that play out in full-force now in the Lone Star State, with Davis supporters resorting to disgusting attacks on Republican Greg Abbott coming straight from the | Read More »
Wendy Davis has her weaknesses as a political candidate but one thing she has shown truly exceptional skill at throughout her life is bilking gullible liberals out of their money – beginning with her ex-husband and ending with Democrat donors across the country. As a result she has a ton of money to throw around against Greg Abbot, but not a lot of useful stuff | Read More »
Wendy Davis’s character has one property, and one only: ambition. Not the kind of ambition an aspiring football player gunning for the NFL had, like Scott Turner. But a Jordan Belfort, Wolf of Wall Street blind ambition, which knows no excess, and has no boundaries. Davis has only one goal: amassing personal power, and she’ll let nobody or nothing stand in her way.