Texas Tea Partier Profits from Federal Subsidies, Municipal Sweetheart Deals

Pistol-packin' mama scores Government loan guarantees for medical billing business; so-called Tea Party candidate just another Bush-league GOP dead-ender

Do you feel lucky, punk? Texas Tea Party gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina

Yasha Levine and Mark Ames write in The Exiled:
The Tea Party Revolution has struck the Texas gubernatorial race, with the insurgent Republican candidate, Debra Medina, gaining in the polls and threatening the leading candidates, incumbent Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Medina has positioned herself as a radical anti-government outsider who would cut Texas free from federal government programs and influence in favor of the free market. However, according to an investigation of Medina’s business records, her company, Prudentia Inc., benefited greatly over the past decade from federal government subsidies and lucrative municipal government contracts.

Our investigation shows that when you scratch the surface of Texas’ rising tea party star, you’ll find just another Bush-Republican, big-government hypocrite... >more