Monday, August 18, 2014

Rick Perry Indicted. Oops.

Yes, Governor Oops McGoodhair has found himself in a bit of a pickle. And though he brushed off the charges as "sketchy," it's never good to be charged with dual felonies. Whether they get him on this is open to speculation. But do I think Rick Perry is a vindictive prick? I do.


What the Hell Just Happened in Texas, and Why Was Rick Perry Just Indicted?
Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted Friday on charges of abuse of power—a first degree felony—and coercion—a third degree felony. The charges stem from a 2013 scandal that has been quietly rumbling in the Lone Star State as Perry has been floated as a viable contender for the Republican nomination in 2016. This is a complex case, which might be why it has not made national headlines the way other recent, state-level scandals (like Bridgegate, in New Jersey) have. Below, I have outlined a somewhat confusing short version of events, and a longer, more colorful explanation that involves alcohol, police, and masks. . .

Read more at: The Daily Beast


  1. I take it that you celebrated Clinton's impeachment, then?

  2. No, I thought--and still think--that was a really dumb reason to impeach a president. Funny though, they're going after Perry for executive overreach. . .and the GOP is mad. . .even though they're going after President Obama for Executive Overreach!

    How's AZ? Are you going to be DesertBadger?


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