You have surely heard over the weekend or yesterday that the leftists in Austin have filed criminal felony charges against Gov. Rick Perry for threatening to veto part of the budget (something he is empowered to do as governor under the Texas Constitution) if the Travis County district attorney (who had headed up the unit in question and had been jailed and convicted of drunk driving) did not resign. Her actions were so egregious, this video swept the internet.
This indictment of Perry is so over the top that even liberals all over the country are saying it is ludicrous, but that of course is irrelevant to the leftists who have used the Travis County district attorney’s office in other flagrant ways. They used it to bring false charges against Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in 1994 when she was running for office. She was acquitted. Ten years ago the same office ended the political career of Congressman Tom DeLay, after three failed attempts, when they finally succeeded in convicting him of charges brought against him by the Travis County DA, although the conviction was overturned in a decade-long appeal process.
You see, the issue is not really to convict Governor Perry; it is to destroy him politically. As with DeLay, they want to taint him in the public eyes as corrupt, even though virtually everyone knows the charges will not stand.
Governor Perry gave an outstanding response in a press conference on Saturday.
Please remember that Governor Perry has stood with parental rights advocates, pro-life advocates, small-government conservatives, Second Amendment advocates, and TEA party patriots for many years. Sen. Ted Cruz, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and many, many others have publicly stood with Governor Perry. Let’s stand with him, too, this afternoon when he is “booked” at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center, 509 W. 11th, in Austin.
The leftists and the media want to see Governor Perry humiliated. I’m hoping thousands of supporters will stand with him to show our support for the conservative governor who has stood for us on so many occasions. Can’t make it to Austin? Show your support for Governor Perry by posting a picture of him on your profile on FB and #StandwithRickPerry on twitter.