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Deep in the Flesh of Texas

The ants that bite are red and bright
Chomp-Chomp-Chomp-Chomp
Deep in the flesh of Texas

The prairie mounds – are wide and high
Chomp-Chomp-Chomp-Chomp
Deep in the flesh of Texas.

Rick Perry shoots – and hits his boot
Chomp-Chomp-Chomp-Chomp!
Deep in the flesh of Texas.

And now he limps -  like a wimp
Chomp-Chomp-Chomp-Chomp
Deep in the flesh of Texas

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The Wild Bore of Texas

In case you were wondering, I didn’t know Hammy could spell until I asked him to.

Time travel, air hugs and excellent verbal skills – is there anything Hammy can’t do?

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Where the Wild Things Ain’t

I love how Rick Perry describes Texas as some sort of “Lord of the Flies” island of misanthrope Milton Friedman’s.  Each of us hacking an entrepreneurial path through the wilderness while eschewing all entreaties of help or support –  fortified solely by the fermented sweat of our brows.

Today’s headline: Central Texas Wildfires Prompt Perry to Request Natural Disaster Relief.

Texas:  It’s Like a Whole Other Country.*

(*That Pretends We Don’t Need Each Other. Until We Do.)

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Dick Scary for President

Yeah, we’re going political this week.   T hates this stuff, but I can’t help but take a swing when a target as big as Governor Hair tees himself up.  From threatening to secede to loudly promising to turn down stimulus funds (until he quietly accepted them), Rick Perry is a monument to Texas chutzpah.

He’s running for President using the tried and true strategy of kissing the base’s ass until he gets the nomination and then sprinting to the center as fast as he can.  The problem with Perry is it’s a long, long sprint from where he is right now on the far right.  In a race to the center, I think Obama’s got a huge head start.

So, if this stuff gets your thong in a twist (is that possible?), sit out the week and read Fred Basset.   Rest assured we’ll be back next week with our regularly scheduled nonsense.

(Note:  for those of you with stronger constitutions, you might check out the comments on our gocomics page.  One reason I like to go full politico is that it certainly gets the readers riled.   25 comments so far today is a new record).

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