Rick Perry

Rick Perry's Bizarre Warm Up Song Inspired Us To Make Our Own For UK Politicians

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Former Texas governor Rick Perry has announced his intention to run for President of the United States for the second time - to the sound of a strange...

Ed Balls' Memory Lapse Reminds Us Of These 6 Times Politicians Forgot Names

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Balls ended up derailing Labour's fightback against business critics after he agonisingly failed to name one of the party's biggest business suppor...

US Mid-Terms - Can Hillary Save the Presidency?

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Perhaps the biggest beneficiary of this Democratic ouster could be Hillary Clinton. If the Republicans cannot legislate and deliver, HRC could run against a failed Republican Congress and win. Is Hillary the answer in 2016 as she almost was in 2008?

Stricter Abortion Law May Have Saved Joan Rivers, Politician Genuinely Implies

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

Stricter abortion laws could have saved the life of Joan Rivers, a serious politician has suggested in a bizarre comment attempting to connect the lat...

ISIS Militants Are On US Soil, According To Texas Governor Rick Perry

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Black–cowled ISIS militants are now on US soil, according to Texas Governor Rick Perry. Despite admitting there was "no clear evidence" ...

Intervention or Isolation - US Foreign Policy Just Got Interesting

Paul Vale | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Vale

A year later and the black flags of the Islamic State (formerly ISIS), currently fluttering across lands from from northern Syria to the Iraqi province of Diyala north-east of Baghdad, have once again pushed the noxious issue of intervention to the forefront of the US foreign policy debate - a discourse that is further dividing an already fractured Republican Party, with the question of action versus non-action likely to run all the way to the 2016 election.

Campaigner-in-Chief Bill Clinton Makes Way for Hillary

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Did anyone ever think that Bill Clinton, perhaps the greatest politician of our time, even rivaling LBJ, would ever go "gently into that good night"? WJC now seems to be in his element, relishing the fact that GOP hitman-in-chief Karl Rove has thrown down his chain-mailed gauntlet and gone after his beloved Hillary, questioning her health and ability to serve as president.

Rick Perry Drops Out, Endorses Gingrich

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Texas governor Rick Perry has announced he is dropping out of the race to become the Republican Party's nominee for president of the United States. ...

US Presidential Hopeful Defends Marines Who Urinated on Corpses

Posted 15.01.2012 | UK

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry has accused the Obama administration of "over-the-top rhetoric" and "disdain for the military" in its conde...

Shame on David Cameron: His 'Christian Nation' Comments Evoke Parallels to American Religious Demagogues Like Rick Perry

Kyle Victor | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Politics
Kyle Victor

When the prime minister proclaimed last week that "we are a nation whose ideals are founded on the Bible," he reminded me so starkly of the arrogant populism and gleeful deceit with which American politicians routinely discuss religion. I thought that such pathetic attempts to score points with religious voters were more suited to the likes of Rick Perry than to David Cameron, but I was wrong.

Jimmy Carter 'Personally And Privately' Conveyed Reservations To Blair On Iraq

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

Former president Jimmy Carter believes President Obama will win the 2012 election despite the woeful state of the US economy. Referring to next ye...

The Romanticism of Neo Republicans

Tony Sobrado | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

America as an epicenter of political and economic prowess has always been a fascinating case study. With a population of over 300 million, the inhabit...

Republicans and Conservatives

Alexander Wickham | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Politics
Alexander Wickham

Louise Mensch has divided opinion this summer, but when she took to Twitter this summer to broach this subject she was absolutely correct. And all in 140 characters.

Cenk Uygur On Obama, Bachmann And Bringing TYT To The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

Cenk Uygur is an unlikely global celebrity. Born in Turkey and raised in the US, the trained lawyer started broadcasting a satellite radio talk show c...

There Ain't no Climate Change Where I Come From

Kismet Johnson | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Politics
Kismet Johnson

Apparently, the man doesn't believe in climate change. That's a bit like saying you don't believe in Tracey Emin.