Campaign Contributions in Texas

Campaign Contributions in Texas

Posted in the Rick Perry Forum


Waco, TX

#1 Dec 12, 2012
"...companies awarded $439 million in Texas economic-development funds gave almost $7 million to Gov. Rick Perry's campaign or the Republican Governors Association.

"Nice arrangement. Taxpayers pay corporations, which pay the governor to keep his job secure.

Source: Columnist John Young

Waco, TX

#2 Dec 12, 2012
"we can finally end the problem.

"In addition to requiring drug tests of industrial welfare queens who get something from government, we require a drug test from everyone who donates to a politician expecting something. Every time

"And we require a drug test for every lawmaker who receives these gifts. Every time.

"Understand, great endeavors begin with small steps. In Florida, testing of welfare recipients detected drugs in only 2.6 percent of them. Hey, it's all dollars and humiliation well spent, say Sunshine State policy makers.

"Texas knows where they're coming from.

"Though it has cut back on virtually every other school endeavor, it has spent millions testing prep athletes for steroids.

"It has caught almost enough violators to field a six-man team."

Source: columnist John Young

I think it would be a safe best that Perry is getting money from the companies doing the drug testing.

Surely Perry would not be opposed to his being drug-tested himself.

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