Guess who thinks that the carcass leavings that used to go to pet food is fit for you? Once again highlighting the fact there are no lengths that our elected officials won’t go to to keep the cash flowing to big business, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, South Dakota Lt. Gov. Matt Michels and Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy Continue reading
Is the 2012 Republican presidential primary a race to the bottom? Let’s review. 2011′s Debt Ceiling fiasco, Muslim paranoia, birth-er movement nonsense, the fact that brainiacs like Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry were considered as real candidates for the Grand Old Party’s nomination…..yikes! Continue reading
And yet another one bites the dust. Governor Rick Perry has given up presidential dreaming (for this year anyway), and thrown his support to Newt Gingrich in South Carolina today, amid speculation that the endorsement comes out of sheer dislike for Mitt Romney. The thing that strikes me is, our fellow Americans appear to have GOP Caucus Fatigue, from the relentless media coverage of the GOP race. One can hope the departure of Perry will eliminate some of the usual ‘I’m more conservative than you’ posturing and shake up the debate hosted tonight on CNN. The thrill of finding out which candidate will be the mainstream media’s ‘Queen for a Day’ each morning wore off just after the Iowa caucus.
I don’t worry for Rick Perry’s future, luckily, he still has a job, at least until 2014. Maybe Fox News could pair him with Herman Cain in a new show if another run at governor or president is not in the cards. I wonder what will happen to the rest of his campaign moola?
I’ve posted a LA Times link for your reading pleasure: Texans Cheer As Perry Conceded
Decision 2012 seems rife with glaring opportunities for campaign and election reforms. Allowing that I am not a politician or law maker of any sort, I have to wonder, shouldn’t elected officials be made to govern?? How long are acting governors, congress persons and senators allowed to campaign for higher office? Continue reading
According to ABC news, Mitt Romney only pays 15% income tax…..lovely. Reportedly, even Newt Gingrich was surprised. Mitt Romney pays less income tax than just about EVERYONE else.