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Rick Perry Secession

White House Smacks Down Thousands Of Rick Perry Constituents

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

EL PASO, Texas -- Bad news for thousands of people who wanted to see Texas secede: The state is still in the U.S. The White House has responded to a ...

Rick Perry Takes Stand On Texas Secession Issue

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry does not stand behind a secession petition filed with the White House by a Lone Star State resident in the aftermath of the pres...

Taking the Tenth Amendment Seriously

Doug Kendall | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

In spite of the clear evidence to the contrary, many tea partiers continue to argue that the Constitution preserves state sovereignty, appealing in some cases to a mistaken view of history.

Governor Rick Perry: America Love It or Leave It?

Mark Sawyer | Posted 10.22.2011 | Black Voices
Mark Sawyer

So how is it that a candidate for the presidency of the United States can simultaneously proclaim allegiance to the very office and country he has hinted at leaving?

Rick Perry Looks to Leave Mitt Romney and Karl Rove in the Dust

David Paul | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
David Paul

There is a reason Karl Rove and the Bush family have fought this guy. Perry just either says what he wants with no regard for outcomes, or says what he wants with full regard for outcomes. I suspect it's the latter.

Other Thinks Rick Perry Finds 'Almost Treasonous'

Posted 10.18.2011 | Comedy

If there's one concept that Texas Governor Rick Perry is familiar with, it's treason. On the same day the GOP presidential hopeful said that Presi...

Rick Perry's Texas Racial Miracle Is Suspect, Too

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Perry's appointments of African-Americans are significant and in some ways ground-breaking, and they can and should be applauded. But his appointments of prominent blacks also follows the template conservative GOP presidents established.

Big Bubba Bad Ass Enters the 2012 Race

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

Watch out for Rick Perry, governor of Texas and the latest contender for the Republican presidential nomination. He's the macho male to Obama's metrosexual. The hot branding iron to Obama's cool.

GOP Hits Perry Wrinkle in Quest for White House

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

What will tea party voters think when someone points out that Rick Perry was elected not once but three times as a Democrat, voted for what remains today the largest tax increase in modern Texas history, and even served as state chairman of Al Gore's first run for president?

Texas Nationalist Group Rallies For Secession

The Associated Press | Sommer Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Texas Nationalist Movement marked Texas Independence Day with a rally on Saturday at the Capitol urging Texans to save the state by seceding from ...

WATCH: Texas Governor Rick Perry On 'Today'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Texas Governor and potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate made an appearance on TODAY to talk about the midterm elections and to promote his...

Governor Rick Perry and His Texas Death Machine Are In Big Trouble

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Cameron Todd Willingham is now a free man, but unfortunately it took death to release him from the confines of his prison bars.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

Sedition is an attempt to overthrow the constitutional government of the United States. That's how far un-American rhetoric has penetrated the conservative movement.

Rick Perry Asks For Federal Loan After Rejecting Stimulus

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In March, Texas Gov. Rick Perry rejected $555 million in federal stimulus money that would have expanded unemployment benefits for Texans. Perry argue...

Dickipedia: Rick Perry

Dickipedia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is the secession-happy governor of Texas, an outspoken Christian Conservative despite the fact that ou...

Texas Governor Perry: I Don't Advocate Secession

Austin American-Statesman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About a month ago, I stood with a bipartisan group of Texas legislators to speak in support of a resolution honoring the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Co...

The Grand Old Party of Secession

Manisha Sinha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Manisha Sinha

Commentators view the rapid exit of moderates like Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania from the GOP as a culmination of its increasing political narrowness and ideological rigidity.

Palin and Perry Skirt Secession

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Sledge

The Tenth Amendment resolutions have been promoted by the Council of Conservative Citizens, the racist successor organization to the White Citizens' Councils of the 1950s.

Houston, We Have A Solution: Let Texas Secede (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

At a "tax day tea party" last week, Governor Rick Perry fired up the crowd by yelling "secede." He said that the federal government had abandoned the ...

Rick Perry Livid About D.C. Award Season Snub

Duncan Quirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Duncan Quirk

Secession Politics

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

When Gov. Perry of Texas, or the Palins of Alaska associate themselves with something as crazy sounding as secession, don't be surprised: it really is what they believe.

Sam Stein

Ron Paul Defends Secession: "Very Much American" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry may be on the receiving end of some political mockery for his recent endorsement of his home state's right to secede from th...

The Conservatives' Dangerous Game of Hate and Consequences

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Empty of better ideas -- of any ideas -- of how to remain relevant, the reactionary wing of the conservative movement has chosen to quit faking respectability and get back to doing what they do best: cranking up the hate to eleven.

Perry Secession Talk Anti-American, Democrats Say

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — In a state that once was its own nation, a Republican governor who talked about secession without completely dismissing the idea...

Jason Linkins

Glenn Beck: Secession Or Suicide (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, I couldn't help but feel cheated that the doom-rooming, gasoline-pouring, fake-sobbing, out-freaking Glenn Beck went all the way to the Ala...