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  • Talking to Pastor Ricky (with 2010 Texas Governor candidate Bill White-D)

    04/23/2010 1:33:10 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 10 replies · 362+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 23, 2010 | Joe Holley
    ...I'm sitting in the lobby of a Holiday Inn listening to one side of a cell-phone conversation between Bill White and Ricky Pfeil, an Amarillo minister... White, sitting on a leather couch with a cell phone to his ear, is wearing a blue suit, a flamingo-pink tie and boots. Although I can't hear the minister's questions, I can tell that White is trying to keep the focus on education. He tells Pfeil (pronounced File) that Texas needs to cut its drop-out rate and make college more accessible. "I'm not saying we ought to have a big government program - everybody...
  • Medina brings campaign to Cleburne (Tea Party Rally)

    02/09/2010 1:42:16 AM PST · by FTJM · 14 replies · 247+ views
    Cleburne Time-Review ^ | Feb. 8, 2010 | Matt Smith
    Several hundred area residents attended a Saturday Burleson Tea Party rally held at Forrest Auto Group in Cleburne. Republican candidates competing in local, state and congressional races shared the stage with other conservative speakers. Signs critical of President Obama’s administration and the Democratic agenda dotted the crowd, although two women displayed signs denouncing Republicans and the Tea Party movement. Republican gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina promised to fight to eliminate property tax and fight eminent domain abuses if elected. “Private property and gun ownership are essential elements of freedom,” Medina said. “If the national government or state takes from people what...
  • Palin stumps for 'good friend' Perry in Cypress

    02/07/2010 9:31:35 PM PST · by FTJM · 159 replies · 1,529+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Feb. 7, 2010 | MICHAEL GRACZYK
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin stumped for Gov. Rick Perry at a rally Sunday in suburban Houston, adding some national Republican star power to Perry's re-election campaign. “I doubt there is another public figure in our country who gives liberals a bigger case of the hives than our special guest today,” Perry said. “At the very mention of her name, the liberals, the progressives, the media elites, they literally foam at the mouth.” Palin appeared with Perry a day after the Republicans' most recent vice-presidential nominee addressed the first national convention of the anti-establishment “tea party” coalition in Nashville, Tenn....