Monday, January 18, 2010

Texas recession... last in, first out...

I have said it before but I am saying it again...

If there is one thing that will carry Rick to victory it is not Kay's votes or her stance on abortion... it is the Texas economy being relatively resilient. Another headline came out today backing up his claims on the Texas economy (link). Excerpt follows...

Analyst: Texas economy will be first to recover

DALLAS — Texas will be “last in, first out” among states battling the recession, although a recovery that has already started will require patience, a leading economist says.

The Lone Star State proved resilient because of advantages such as weather, stable home prices and a political climate favorable for companies seeking new places to do business, said Ray Perryman, head of the Perryman Group and a longtime Texas economist.

Whether that strength in Texas had much to do with Rick or not does not matter... Rick benefits from headlines like these.

1 comment:

  1. Says the same economist who has overestimated the growth of the Texas economy in each of the last three biennium reports.


Hey now, campaign characters. Be nice. I know a lot of you on both sides, so I don't want any overly foul language, personal attacks on anyone other than the candidates themselves, or other party fouls. I will moderate the heck out of you if you start breaking the bounds of civility.