Support Rick Perry

    Per my post below, the Perry Campaign has set up a Kimbia widget to contribute to his campaign. I highly encourage you to do so. Just as an editorial note, in this and all other cases, RedState is not raising the money. I’m recommending you support Rick Perry and the form below is processed by his campaign via the power of the internets.

    Re-Elect Rick Perry

    A lot of people like Rick Perry, but not all those people think he deserves re-election as Governor of Texas, a position he has held for going on ten years. He is being challenged in the GOP primary by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, not because she has new ideas, but because she thinks it is her turn. And that’s part of Perry’s problem. He has | Read More »

    Tea Party Two: The Town Hall

    This just in from Politico’s Andy Barr: Hoping to recapture the grassroots energy of last month’s “tea parties,” Republican Govs. Mark Sanford of South Carolina and Rick Perry of Texas will host a tele-town hall Thursday that’s being dubbed “Tea Party 2.0.” The Republican Governors Association said it is expecting 30,000 people to participate in the town hall, which will take place roughly one month | Read More »

    ‘Hitherto shalt thou come but no further’ Job 38:11

    Promoted by Erick. See also Justleavemealone’s post. Texas tells D.C. to BACK OFF! The Republic of Texas, lead by Governor Rick Perry, is drawing a line in the sand via HCR 50.  HCR 50 reaffirms the sovereignty of Texas and rights of states under the 10th amendment.  HCR 50 tells D.C. that their unbridled infringement on states and individual rights will no longer be tolerated, | Read More »

    Texas Joins the Fight for States’ Rights

    Texas is now officially on the States’ Rights bandwagon.  Don’t blame us for being slow; it just took a while to occur to us here in Texas that this could even be a issue! State Rep Brandon Creighton has sponsored HCR 50, calling for the Federal Government to “cease and desist”  any and all mandates “beyond the scope of … constitutionally designated powers.”  Don’t just | Read More »

    TX GOV: KBH Mocks Perry for Palin endorsement

    Lone Star Times reports that U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison’s website has posted a copy of a Texarkana Gazette editorial mocking Gov. Rick Perry for having received Sarah Palin’s endorsement: Palin has a certain cachet among conservatives. … But Lord, have mercy, she is an outsider with an opinion about Texas politics and government. And she sounds like the Yankee she is, if we use | Read More »

    Sarah Palin endorses Rick Perry for reelection

    The Texas Republican gubernatorial primary race has just gotten more interesting. The Dallas Morning News is reporting that Sarah Palin has endorsed Texas Governor Rick Perry for reelection. According to Wayne Slater, who wrote the Morning News story, Gov. Perry’s campaign is using the Palin endorsement to try to peel away conservative support among women for Sen. Kay Baily Hutchison, Perry’s main opponent in the GOP primary | Read More »

    Kay Bailey Hutchison One Step Closer To Running For Texas Governor

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (Republican-Texas) has taken one step closer to running for the Texas Governorship by establishing an exploratory committe today.  She transferred one million dollars from her Senate campaign to start the committee.  It has been speculated for awhile that she would challenge sitting Governor Rick Perry (Republican-Texas) in the 2010 race.  She has already relinquished her leadership position as Chairwoman of the | Read More »

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