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December 16, 2013 - 12:57 pm

Wendy Davis might be confused. She claims that she is running as a Democrat for governor of Texas. But she keeps spending a huge amount of her time campaigning in places like New York. She fundraised there recently, and spoke to the College Democrats of New York.

Again, not Texas. New York.

On Tuesday, December 10th, Texas State Senator Wendy R. Davis was welcomed by some of New York’s finest movers and shakers at a contemporary loft gallery in SoHo.

Oh, how nice. And not stereotypical of coastal liberals at all.

At this small cocktail reception Ms. Davis spoke about her race for Governor, what she envisions for the deeply red state of Texas and how her grassroots campaign seeks to turn this key state blue in the near future.

That’s not so nice. Texas is thriving because Democrats like Davis have no power here. If it goes blue, Democrats like Davis intend to impose California-style policies here. What will all those Californians who moved here for jobs do when Davis Democrats chase those jobs away?

Davis doesn’t want to be known as “Abortion Barbie” when she happens to be in Texas. Outside Texas, she doesn’t seem to mind as much.

Linking her past to her political agenda, Ms. Davis spoke of her experience on the Senate floor for more than 11 hours as part of a filibuster to block Republicans from approving some of the toughest restrictions on abortion in the country.

Texas’ new law is no more restrictive than most other states and even France. It has majority support and was upheld in court.

She went on to say that Texas has the tendency and reputation of passing toxic policies that seem to spread across the country, as other states follow by their example.

What are those “toxic” policies? New York is trying to emulate Texas by offering tax breaks for businesses that move there. Are tax breaks “toxic” to Wendy Davis?

#AskWendy, but I’m sure she won’t answer.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Please move to New York Wendy, I'm from there and know how bad it sucks, but you would fit in perfectly, us you are too Stupid to stay here in Texas.
50 weeks ago
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"She went on to say that Texas has the tendency and reputation of passing toxic policies . . . "

I don't live in TX, but I was there this past weekend. I enjoyed some great food, & visited with some great people living in a great state. The 'toxic' TX policies SHOULD spread across the country, Ms. Davis.
1 year ago
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From the Urban Dictionary:

"Manchurian candidate: a candidate running for office who publicly supports one group to win election, but uses his executive or legislative powers to assist an opposing group; it should not be confused with a sleeper agent who has been brainwashed into working for a political party."

Kind of sounds like something the democrats would do - get a candidate elected on the strength of the votes of the ignorant in order to hamstring the ability of Texas to compete with blue states.
1 year ago
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There's a fundamental flaw in this article: the headline is misleading. She said Texas' conservative policies are toxic, but she didn't say it about Texas itself. To be clear, I'm not defending her comment. I'm only pointing out that the headline isn't completely true.
1 year ago
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I love this quote from the article that you did not include:

"Ms. Davis described how her life began to turn around after she began to taking classes at Tarrant County Community College while working two jobs at a doctor’s office and waiting tables."

Well, after that stuff AND after your daddy pimped you out to a wealthy donor to his theater group, who you stayed married to until you got those degrees and paid off your loans on the strength of his income.
1 year ago
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Meanwhile back in Texas:

"Unemployment insurance rate to drop

Special to the Times Record News
Posted December 11, 2013 at 6:50 p.m., updated December 12, 2013 at 5:14 a.m.

The Texas Workforce Commission on Wednesday announced the average Unemployment Insurance tax rate for all employers will be 1.66 percent for calendar year 2014, down from 1.82 percent in 2013.

The average tax rate for experience-rated employers is 1.54 percent for 2014, and is down from 1.71 percent in 2013. The standard minimum UI tax rate paid by Texas employers in 2014 will be 0.51 percent, which is down from 0.54 percent in 2013."

Anytime a business owner writes a tax check that is even a few dollars lower than last years it cheers them up.
1 year ago
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"...policies that seem to spread across the country, as other states follow by their example."

We could hope so!
1 year ago
1 year ago Link To Comment
She's just going to where the money is. Or rather was, now that Obamacare is wiping out the spare cash that middle-class New York liberals could have given her.
1 year ago
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Her 47% speech?
1 year ago
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Not really. That would imply she had a reasonable chance of winning before saying these things. I don't think that's the case at all.
1 year ago
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