I say this because of the main example below. He also ushered in the NAFTA super highway in which mexican trucks can effectively act like our roads are simply an extension of theirs and can bypass most border crossing checks.
Perry, through executive order, claiming to be inviolate even to legislative override, ordered every sixth grade girl in Texas to take a three-shot series of an unproven vaccine for a STD.
This is a “Christian Conservative” mind you, who believes strongly that sex is something to be shared only inside of marriage.
Oh really Rick? Well, those who follow that prescription don’t need a vaccine, do they?
But it’s not just the jackbooted foot of government that’s in play here, in direct contravention to the premise of conservatism and limited government – oh no.
There’s also the stench of corruption.
Cronyism. Most noxious of all, Perry wraps his big government health mandate in the “pro-life” mantle. But the do-gooder theater is a distraction from the business-as-usual back-scratching and astro-turfing that are Obama hallmarks. Perry’s former chief of staff Mike Toomey is a top Merck lobbyist.Toomey’s mother-in-law CORRECTION his current chief-of-staff’s mother-in-law headed a Merck-funded front group pushing vaccination mandates. Merck’s political action committee pitched in $6,000 to Perry’s re-election campaign in 2007 and Merck discussed the vaccine with Perry staff on the day they donated.