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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 …


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    The Many Flip-Flops Of Governor Perry

    Here in Texas, our cowboy Governor has been able to cultivate of image of unflappable confidence. “That coyote? Yeah, I shot it. Fire teachers, Nah, we won’t have to.” But now that the eyes of the national press are upon …


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    Back To Basics To Rick Perry: We're Sorry!

    Back To Basics PAC Issues Apology To Rick Perry Political committee created controversial “Coward” ad in 2010; now says they were wrong Austin, TX — The Back To Basics PAC issued the following public apology to Governor Rick Perry today: …


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    Rick Perry's Latino Problem

    Rick Perry isn’t used to getting a cold reception for his stirring delivery of Tea Party talking points, but that’s what happened yesterday in San Antonio at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) convention. Attendees had plenty …