Post Tagged with: "Governor"

Watch Rick Scott Incoherently Explain Why He Doesnt Want to Watch Fan Blow Opponent (VIDEO)

Watch Rick Scott Incoherently Explain Why He Doesnt Want to Watch Fan Blow Opponent (VIDEO)

When asked why he had a problem watching a fan blow his opponent, Governor Rick Scott unleashed a torrent of word salad as a response.

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What A Woman! See What Makes Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Special

“I would challenge you to find very many politicians in America willing to share that level of personal pain with voters. I think it takes a special brand of guts and bravery to do it at all.”
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What a woman! This Texas state senator is running as a far better replacement of Gov. Rick Perry. For one thing Wendy Davis [D] can remember more than two [out of three] points. She is the woman who spent 13 hours to filibuster a bill to shut down Texas health care clinics. […]

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This Republican’s Job Growth Claims Are Bull-Sh#t

“[his] proponents pluck out statistics to show that the grand experiment is right on schedule. But early numbers show little evidence that the policy has created jobs — and worries about a looming state budget shortfall could cost Brownback his job come November.”
Photo Credit: VictoryNH: Protect Our Primary, Senator Brownback in Manchester Senator Brownback Proudly Displaying His Protect Our Primary Sticker

I live in Brownbackistan, formerly known as Kansas. We are literally the heart of the country, its true center. And Kansas U.S. Senator, Sam Brownback developed a career path from his family farm to the oval office. All he had to do was turn Kansas into The United States of […]

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Rick Perry Uses Failed Lehmberg Coup To Slingshot Himself Toward White House (VIDEO)

But Perry seems to thrive on political wrong turns. And who knows? Maybe his knack for going bassackward will catapult him into the 2016 presidential election. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Rick Perry is not guilty…at least in his own befuddled mind. And the worse it gets, the more he seems to thrive. The court has indicted the guy for trying to coerce Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg out of office. And he has the cojones to defend his actions against […]

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The Wizard In Oz: Brownback’s Bad Economic Idea For Kansas

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For the past couple of years, Kansas did a disappearing act on income taxes – the largest percentage in one year of any state. But when the wand moved across the black top hat, there was no bunny, a.k.a. replacement for those taxes.

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Former Democratic Governor of Montana Makes Offensive Comments on Cantor, Feinstein

Former Democratic Governor of Montana Makes Offensive Comments on Cantor, Feinstein

A lot of politicians say stupid things and make outlandish claims that only sully their own reputation. Even Democrats say stupid things that can’t go unnoticed.

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After Huge Tax Cuts For The Rich, Kansas’ Economy Is Foundering

Photo of Kansas State Capitol building from Wikipedia.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s (R) massive economic experiment of cutting $1.1billion in state income taxes, primarily for the rich, to jumpstart the state’s economy is a roaring failure.

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Crazy Fringe Candidates Steal The Show At Idaho’s Gubernatorial Debate (VIDEO)

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In a crazed political dance-off, two longshot Idaho candidates in the gubernatorial race entertained the audience during Wednesday’s Republican primary debate.

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It’s Official: Tennessee Becomes First State to Jail Women for Pregnancy Outcomes (VIDEO)

It’s Official: Tennessee Becomes First State to Jail Women for Pregnancy Outcomes (VIDEO)

This appears to merely feed the prison industry while penalizing pregnant women and endangering babies.

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WATCH: SC Gov. Tells Unionized Companies, ‘We Don’t Want Your Jobs’

Photo of SC Gov. Nikki Haley screen captured from footage of her interview with the Greenville (SC) News.

Listen to Nikki Haley. What she neglects to say is that South Carolina takes such good care of their workers that they are ranked in the bottom 20%.

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Two Gutsy Women Are Ready To Make History In Texas’ Election

Senators Davis and Van de Putte at a pro-choice rally in July. Senator West can be seen to the right. Photo credit to Beth Cortez-Neavel.

The nation fell in love with Wendy Davis in June. We went crazy again when she announced she’d run for governor. Now, we have double the reason to rejoice.

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12-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist Tears NC’s Republican Governor A New One (VIDEO)

12-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist Tears NC’s Republican Governor A New One (VIDEO)

Watch this 12-year-old voting rights activist shame NC’s GOP governor before a jam-packed crowd. Pat McCrory won’t talk with her, and called her a “prop.”

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Wendy Davis Makes The Announcement Texas Women Have Been Waiting For

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On Thursday afternoon, Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis did what her jazzed up fan base hoped she’d do, and announced she’s running for governor.

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Who Would Have Thought It — GOP Promoting Obamacare In Texas

Photo from Think Progress. http://thinkprogress.org/health/2012/09/10/818231/study-obamacare-drop-uninsured-young-adults/

This letter from a Texas agency is the best justification for Obamacare. This Texas government agency placed the wellbeing of Texans over politics.

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The Real Deal: Georgia Governor Receives Kick-Backs For Obstructing Health Care Reform

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Here’s the ‘real deal’ on Real PAC … and why Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s so hellbent on blocking Obamacare.

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Eight Ways Phyllis Schlafly And The GOP Justify Voter Suppression

Photo of Phyllis Schlafly from Latino Rebels. http://www.latinorebels.com/2013/05/29/nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote

These eight remarks from an article by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly bring the GOP’s voter suppression strategy sharply into focus.

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Rick Perry Begging For Obamacare Even As He Maligns It

Republican Governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry is catching some heat for recent televised debate comments over his apparent big-brother-ish assault on American citizens’ free will while also going against the mantra of sexual anti-recognition (or the idea that young people in this country do not have sex).

See why Texas Governor Rick Perry, the governor who says publicly he won’t take any Obamacare dollars, is now begging for these dollars in secret.

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North Carolina Ditches Voting Rights Act, Passes Worst Voting Law In America (VIDEO)

Photo of the August 1965 March on Washington, DC from the U.S. Government Archives at www.archives.gov.

Here are 11 ways North Carolina’s HB 589 law will stop people from voting. If you think the GOP won’t try this in all 50 states, stop kidding yourself.

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Governor Of Maine ‘Jokes’ About Crashing Plane Into Portland Press Herald Building (VIDEO)

The last thing Americans need is a loudmouth Republican governor making an insensitive "joke" about terrorism here at home. It's not funny. Video screenshot.

The last thing Americans need is a loudmouth Republican governor making an insensitive “joke” about terrorism here at home. It’s not funny.

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Sexist Reporter Reminds Female Candidate She Has Children; 10 Questions They Should Save For Next Time

Photo of Barb Byrum by Justin Wan for The (Michigan State University) State News.

This reporter’s boneheaded question for this experienced female politician shows that media sexism’s alive and well in Michigan.

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