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TIE: Rick Perry Secedes!; Voter ID

Just how far to the right will some Republicans go to pick up a few conservative votes? Our own Governor Good Hair became known nationwide as the Secessionist Kid after he rambled about states' rights around the world's most impolite tea party guests. As he back-pedaled from his civil war-style posturing, reactionary forces in his own party dug their feet in against meaningful and bi-partisan election reform authored by GOPer Rep. Todd Smith and Democrat Rep. Rafael Anchía. The right wanted a hard voter ID, and only parliamentary procedure saved the voting rights of minorities, old people, Democrats, etc.

Rick Perry

Rafael Anchia
Room E2.822, Capitol Extension, PO Box 2910

Todd Smith
Room CAP GW.6, PO Box 2910

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