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  • Gov. Rick Perry Indicted

    A Travis County grand jury has chosen to indict Governor Rick Perry. The indictment comes after an investigation into whether Perry abused his power as governor by attempting to coerce Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg into resigning by vetoing funds …


    Perry Vetoes Funding for Public Integrity Unit, Faces Complaint of Abuse of Power

    After telling the Travis County District Attorney that if she did not resign, he planned to veto funding for the Public Integrity Unit, Rick Perry made good on his promise and vetoed nearly $7.5 million in state funding for the …


    Rick Perry Vetoes Fair Pay Legislation

    Rick Perry has vetoed legislation that would have brought Texas in line with the Federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. HB950, authored by State Rep. Senfronia Thompson and Sponsored in the Senate by Wendy Davis would have allowed victims of …


    Back to Basics PAC Releases SD 6 Poll

    Back to Basics PAC Releases SD 6 Poll


    A Crack in Perry's Armor

    Imagine walking into your local community bank and seeing someone in a ski mask waving a handgun. You’d likely be frozen in fear, understandably worried about your future and your family. But what if you looked closer and realized the …


    Pay to Play in Harris County Courts? Tell Elaine Palmer that justice can't be bought!

    We think you’d agree that Back to Basics PAC has thrown some heavy punches against Rick Perry and other corrupt Republican officials across Texas. That’s why we were surprised to be attacked by Democratic candidate for Civil District Judge Elaine …


    It's election season!

    It’s election season, and that means candidates all over Texas just can’t stop telling voters what strong supporters of public education they are. That would be just fine, if it were true. But many of the politicians now professing their …


    4MoreYears[1]

    Four More Years?

    We Just Can’t Afford Rick Perry Millions of Texans are paying the price for Rick Perry’s special interest friends—big insurance companies. They’ve charged excessive premium increases, even doubling the increases1 within a single year. Texan homeowners are outraged about these …


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    Rick Perry Thinks You’re A Sucker

    Rick Perry thinks you’ll fall for his latest cock and bull story. He’d have you believe that he ‘confronted’ President Obama over what he calls out-of-control Washington spending. Well, he didn’t. Quite the opposite, in fact. In April of 2009, …


    RentAMansion[1]

    The Mansion

    Thanks in part to this ad, Texans are taking notice and speaking up about Perry’s pricey, taxpayer-funded tastes. And it seems we’ve struck a nerve. The day after our ad aired, the Travis County Republican Party filed a frivolous complaint …