Skip to comments.The Texas Budget Compact
Posted on 04/17/2012 3:30:07 PM PDT by gogogodzilla
If Texas Democrats, or even Republicans for that matter, thought theyd have a quieter, gentler Rick Perry on their hands in the wake of his . . . um . . . temporary diversion into Presidential politics, they know better today.
In a speech Monday in Houston, Perry laid out five fundamental conservative principles for the Texas Legislature to follow, essentially throwing down the gauntlet to any legislator or wanna-be legislator who thinks theyll be able to bring a tax and spend mindset to the Texas Capitol building.
Perrys Texas Budget Compact is pretty much bedrock conservative fare: no higher taxes, stricter limits on spending, truth-in-budgeting, cutting of wasteful programs, and maintaining a healthy Rainy Day reserve fund. Theyre basic enough that its hard to imagine any candidate running for office in the reddest state in the union can ignore them without having some serious explaining to do.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
The Texas Constitution says our budget must be balanced. We cannot do deficit spending. Republicans are in the majority in the Texas house and senate.
And, we carry guns. Our laws say we can kill anyone invading our house - that’s the law.
I read somewhere that Texas has more preppers than any other state and more prepper’s underground safe houses than any other state. When the dust clears, Texans will have survived. Screw Hussein.
“/s” is the sarcasm tag.
“/s is the sarcasm tag.”