Perry is playing right into the Christian-as-victim mentality that inflates the slightest disagreement with their most radical factions into an anti-Christian bigotry. The most rudimentary gay rights are seen as "intimidating" religious freedom.
Rick Perry is in fact declaring war on the very political foundation of the United States and on the Founding Fathers. Madison and Jefferson worked hard in Virginia to dis-establish the one dominant church, the Church of England
In a despicable new campaign ad, he tells lies, advocates discrimination against gay and lesbian Americans, gets history upside down, whines like a victim -- and does it all in the name of Christianity.
You don't need to be a Christian -- or a constitutional scholar -- to know that there's something wrong in this country when candidates for president can openly express their ignorance about the First Amendment.
It's unconscionable how out of touch you are with the values of equality, freedom and justice. Not only have you alienated Christians across the United States who unconditionally welcome and affirm the LGBT community; you've alienated many across the world.
If gay soldiers are allowed to serve openly in the military, there must be a mandatory Secret Santa for students of all religious backgrounds, with no cap on prices for presents, so that the richest students become the most popular children of all!
Two reports were published this week, both of which show that, by many measures, health care has gone from bad to worse since Perry became governor 11 years ago this month.
Iowa is a very, very strange place. They grow corn and presidents and the crops are inconsistent in terms of quality. And there are dynamics that can help Rick Perry.
Tales of sexual indiscretion involving Rick Perry surfaced almost as soon as he showed up in the Texas legislature all shiny and pretty and new. If even one of them is true, no one has ever spoken convincingly in public about the experience.
Rick Perry has a vision that has very little to do with the principles he espouses in the public forum. And he has left a record that can be used to predict a troubling future for America under a Perry administration.
Governor Perry has been extremely busy trying to regain traction for his campaign that his own ineptness has derailed. His recent flurry of activity does indeed bolster his assertion that he is not nearly as smart as our current president. Point scored, governor.
What is the Republican Party to do with the cast of characters running for president?
I can think of much better reasons than a memory lapse as to why the Texas governor's agenda is wholly incompatible with the direction in which the country needs to head.
In polling, a year is an eternity. A little less than a year before the 2008 election, Hillary Clinton led now-President Barack Obama by 27 points, and Obama just barely tied with candidates Giuliani and McCain.
Perry's mother and father agreed to be interviewed by the Dallas Morning News. Unsurprisingly, they spoke with love for their son, who they said doesn't lie and is exactly what this country needs. Parents are often wrong about their children.