March 2nd, 2017
The Senate confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to serve as Energy secretary Thursday.At his confirmation hearing, Perry vowed to be an advocate for an agency he once pledged to eliminate and promised to rely on federal...
December 14th, 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trump announced former Texas Governor Rick Perry will lead the Department of Energy.
December 14th, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump made it official Wednesday, announcing his intent to nominate former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy -- the agency Perry once famously forgot he wanted to eliminate. The...
September 12th, 2016
At the Amplify School Choice conference that I attended in Denver, I listened attentively when the subject of the Blaine Amendment was discussed. I had never heard of the Blaine Amendment and probably many of you haven’t...
June 2nd, 2016
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry took to his keyboard to defend the honor of the late “American Sniper,” Navy Seal Chris Kyle. The former governor responded to what he called a “stunning display of inadequate research” in an...
August 9th, 2015
The first debate has passed and each of us have our own determination of who was the winner, but it will take some time before we know how these debates will change the course of the campaign.
July 13th, 2015
A tsunami of disastrous consequences have been coming almost daily to Mr. Donald Trump after his inaccurate and divisive remarks in regards to Mexicans during his presidential announcement on June 16th.
June 10th, 2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Today, in a nearly complete pro-life victory, a three-judge panel at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled to uphold the constitutionality of Texas' pro-life law, House Bill 2, as applied...
March 25th, 2015
I know that many won’t believe it, that my two favorites among the considered Republicans for 2016 are Texans, is a coincidence. Well, it may not be a coincidence that Texas happened to produce them.
January 19th, 2017
Texas and energy are synonymous with one another. Most Americans probably think of the Lone Star State as an oil and gas economy with a lot of heft, and for good reason. The industry supports tens of thousands of jobs in the...
December 14th, 2016
Texas is known for our thriving economy, robust job market, and booming energy resources. As Governor, Rick Perry welcomed dozens of companies to the Lone Star State, which created thousands of jobs for Texans and made our...
November 18th, 2016
It was a decade ago that then-Gov. Rick Perry stood on the banks of the Rio Grande in his Carhartt jacket, promising in a TV commercial that “If Washington won’t protect our border, Texas will.” At that time, Texas...
August 22nd, 2016
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry beats U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in a hypothetical 2018 GOP senate primary poll published Thursday. The poll shows Gov. Perry with a 9 point lead over the incumbent freshman senator.
September 11th, 2015
The former Texas governor told the Eagle Forum on Friday afternoon that he is suspending his presidential campaign. “We have a tremendous field – the best in a generation – so I step aside knowing our party is in good hands...
July 20th, 2015
In a recent blog post, I noted that the most intriguing debate would be the Donald of today against the Donald of just a few years back as he has made several shifts in his position. For me, I was never sold on Trump as a...
June 17th, 2015
Republican Party of Texas - When you look at the field of candidates and potential candidates for the Republican presidential nomination – what do you think?
June 4th, 2015
Emphasizing his record as a seasoned leader of a prosperous state, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally declared Thursday that he is entering the 2016 presidential race. Vowing to create jobs, raise wages and empower the...
March 10th, 2015
Several days ago, the Conservative Political Action Conference- better known as CPAC - took place in National Harbor at the Gaylord Hotel. The new chairman of the American Conservative Union, Mr.