My Sunday Examiner column begins by urging “constitutional conservatives” to keep in mind the structure of elections the Constitution sets up when deciding what to do on the debt limit issue. The Constitution requires them to win more than one election to reverse major national policies.
Here’s something else for constitutional conservatives to keep in mind. Read More
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is almost certain to run for president and will announce his plans at some point in the second half of August, according to a report from Erin McPike and Scott Conroy of Real Clear Politics, citing "sources familiar with his political team's planning." Read More
Texas Governor Rick Perry sharply criticized the end of the space shuttle program yesterday, issuing the following statement: Read More
There's a near consensus among Washington insiders that Sarah Palin will not run for president. But a new poll suggests the former Alaska governor would become an instant force in the race if she did choose to run. Read More
If Congress doesn't vote to raise the debt ceiling by the Treasury's Aug. 2 deadline, President Obama should turn to God -- and Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- says a group picketing outside the White House this week. Read More
In the next few days, advisers to Texas Gov. Rick Perry are set to present him with the results of extensive research into the question of whether Perry could raise enough money and put together an organization quickly enough to enter the Republican presidential race as a top-tier contender. Read More
As California’s budget battle continues, Republicans and Democrats have engaged in a rhetorical battle regarding the relative merits and demerits of our lovely state and one of the nation’s other growing mega-states, Texas. This debate started after a legislative delegation made up mostly of Republicans went eastward in April to meet with Lone Star officials to learn about job growth and has re-emerged as Texas Gov. Rick Perry is mentioned as a potential GOP presidential hopeful. Read More
The Port of San Francisco is ranked among the highest risk ports in the nation, as it’s located at the mouth of the Golden Gate Bridge landmark. The designation helps The City obtain federal homeland security funding for equipment to better protect the waters. The most recent spending includes $1.16 million for a 44-foot, twin engine catamaran. Read More
The Center for College Affordability and Productivity, released a study earlier this week that make Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s plans for a $10,000 college degree sound a lot more possible. Read More
Unless you vocally threaten to commit suicide, as New Jersey governor Chris Christie jokingly did, any GOP star is "running for president" depending on the latest 'signs,' 'rumors,' and 'reports,' cited.
Here's today's roundup: Read More