Governor Rick Perry on Race and Economic Opportunity

“For too long, we Republicans have been content to lose the black vote because we found that we could win elections without it. But when we gave up on trying to win the support of African-Americans, we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln. As the party of equal opportunity for all.”  -former Texas Governor Rick Perry

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, a candidate for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, addressed the National Press Club last week in Washington.

His remarks as prepared for delivery and a video of his remarks followed by a Q & A are posted below:

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Posted: July 6th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Rick Perry | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Bellew’s Campaign Manager Gets PTI

Texas Gov Rich Perry and Dwayne Horner. Oct 2014 via facebook

Texas Gov Rich Perry and Dwayne Horner. Oct 2014 via facebook

Dwayne Horner, campaign manager for Leigh-Anne Bellew’s 2013 Bayshore Tea Party backed primary campaign against State Senator Joe Kyrillos, received an early Christmas present earlier this month when he was admitted into the Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) Program.

The 45 year old resident of Little Elm, Texas woke up thousands of Monmouth County voters with a 4 am robo call on June 4, 2013 the morning of the primary election.  The call purported to be from the campaign of Kyrillos and his running mates Assembly members Amy Handlin and Declan O’Scanlon, informing Repbulican voters that the still had four hours to vote.  The calls were caller ID spoofed to falsely indicate that they came from a phone number owned by the Monmouth County Republican Organization.

Here is a recording of the call:

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Posted: December 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Bellew Hires Texas Gov Rick Perry’s Campaign Consultant

townhall.com photo

townhall.com photo

LD 13 State Senate challenger Leigh-Ann Bellew announced today that Dwayne Horner of Texas will lead her campaign against Senator Joe Kyrillos in the GOP primary.

Horner lead the Dallas area field operations for Texas Governor Rick Perry’s 2010 re-election primary campaign against U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, according to a press release from the Bellew campaign.  He was named “one of the best field directors in Texas” by the Dallas Morning News.

More recently, Horner ran the field operations for Texas Congressman Roger Williams’ victorious 2012 campaign in the new 25th congressional district.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: 13th Legislative District, 2013 Election, Joe Kyrillos, Leigh-Ann Bellew | Tags: , , , | 10 Comments »