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Back to Basics PAC Releases SD 6 Poll

Back to Basics PAC Releases SD 6 Poll


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 …


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 …


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 …


In Case You Missed It: Top House Republican Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Slur

With all the coverage last week of revelations against Herman Cain and Rick Perry’s “was he or wasn’t he drunk” speech in New Hampshire, you might have missed an embarrassment that hits a little closer to home for Texans. State …


Double-Dip Driver Declines Re-Election Bid

Today, everyone’s favorite double-dipping Texas politician, Rep. Joe Driver of Garland, announced his decision not to take another crack at helping himself to our taxpayer dollars. At a time when the Texas budget cannot even meet essential services, we salute Rep. …


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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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Will the Trans-Texas Corridor be the next controversy to a take a toll on Perry’s campaign?

At last week’s Tea Party debate, presumptive front-runner candidate Rick Perry took a lashing from his fellow candidates, most harshly on the issue of his controversial executive order to mandate an HPV vaccine for young girls. The issue hits Perry …


Celebrating Our Texan Workers

This Monday, we celebrate American workers. It’s a holiday to honor each and every one of us who work for a living, and the generations that have come before us to build up this country to greatness. For millions in …


Rick Perry: Invincible Or Lucky?

Since Governor Perry formally announced on Saturday that he believes he has earned a promotion from his taxpayer funded rental mansion in Austin to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, his campaign has worked to establish a few narratives in the media. One …