Perry Campaign-Style Swing Through SC Next Week;
Mackowiak and Stanford on TX vs. CA in Monday’s AAS;
Conservative Group Running “Thank you, Ted Cruz” TV ads;
Annise Parker to Make National Speech Dec. 10
Good evening from Austin.
We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
We certainly enjoyed sometime down time with our families.
PERRY IN SC, VA NEXT WEEK
Two national reports about Gov. Rick Perry’s 4-stop trip to South Carolina next week.
> Here’s CNN’s Peter Hamby reporting.
> Here’s ABC News’ Arlette Saenz reporting. (Saenz was a 2012 Perry campaign embed for ABC News)
Note that Gov. Perry will headline the largest Virginia GOP fundraiser in Richmond next weekend.
MRT co-founder Jason Stanford and yours truly have dueling AAS op eds on Texas vs. California.
Your absolute must clicks:
> A national conservative group is running “Thank you, Ted Cruz” TV ads over Thanksgiving.
> Houston Mayor Annise Parker will give a national speech in Washington, DC on Dec. 10.
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– Nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarette, Jr. weighs in (behind paywall) on the YCT UT chapter’s recent “illegal immigrant game” controversy.
– Thomas Lindsay has a Daily Caller op ed on the fight over the UT Board of Regents.
2013 / 2014 / 2016:
– TM’s Paul Burka again asks “Where’s Wendy?”
– SAEN columnist Gilbert Garcia reports (behind paywall) on Tommy Adkisson, the likely Democratic primary challenger to Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.
– Primary challenger Don Huffines, who is running against State Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas),launched his first TV ad in the primary.
– Dental center mogul and former 2012 congressional candidate David Alameel will run for the U.S. Senate in 2014.
– State Rep. Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) leads in the polls for the State Senate special election.
– U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will headline a fundraiser for the Palm Beach County GOP in February.
– Gov. Perry has a friendly wager with Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) over this weekend’s Texas A&M-Missouri game.
Other stories of interest:
– Houston Mayor Annise Parker will address the National Prfess Club in Washington, DC on No
– The King Ranch is bigger than Rhode Island.n, DC.
– A topless barber. (no photo, fellas)
– This is an outrage.
– Three unpublished J.D. Salinger stories have leaked online.
– The next Jurassic film will take place 22 years after the previous one ended.
– Genesis reunion?
– New Springsteen album dropping in January.
– Billboard interview with Hall & Oates.
– Texan Roland Martin finds a home in Leesburg, VA.
– Mississippi State mascot is out for the season.
– Black NFL players arrested nearly ten times as often as white NFL players.
– Al Davis talked Jerry Jones out of trading Michael Irvin.
Your Daily Source of Inspiration:
– 9 things happy, successful people choose to ignore.
– Surviving two strokes, three months from a coma, and scoring two touchdowns.
– What an amazing story. (from my alma mater!)
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