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Debra Medina Is Considering Running For Governor Of Texas In 2014 As An Independent

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Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina could end up running again for the state's highest office, this time as an independent, she said Friday afternoon.

Medina, who has been exploring a race for comptroller for several months, told the Tribune earlier this month that she is having trouble raising the amount of money she thinks is necessary to mount a competitive campaign for that office. She cited a particular lack of interest from wealthy campaign donors who are typically pivotal in financing successful statewide races in Texas.



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Except for Ron Paul...

there could not possibly be a better governor of Texas than Debra Medina.

Wasn't she running for

Wasn't she running for another state wide office?

Southern Agrarian


Is Debra still running?

She has my vote. Again.

Thanks for posting.

I attended The Texas Tribune Festival

I attended The Texas Tribune Festival this weekend in Austin, Texas with WeTexans. There was about 20 of us, and we hit the mics with libertarian leaning questions to have our side heard, as it was HEAVILY skewed to the left.

I ate dinner with Medina Friday night! I also attended the forum, "What Does the Tea Party Want?" I even asked a question to the panel, and other questions to other panels, namely "Latinos in the Republican Party" and "Securing Our Border."

Here's a funny and scary story from the event.

Regarding the independent run for governor, read the articles carefully. Medina wants to actually MOVE policy. That is her goal. However she can most effectively and efficiently MOVE policy will determine her plan. There is more to this "news" than what's on the surface. As the articles and commenter CallMeAnn states below, Medina feels she could do more good things as comptroller. She just needs the big donors to fund a legitimate campaign. The grassroots will give, but in a races like governor or even comptroller, you need a lot of money.

On a side note, and I can only tease you because I'm sworn to secrecy, and I'm sorry for that, but get ready to see some amazingly funded really legit political activism in the next months and coming years! I can't wait to tell you all about it as I can! Stay tuned!

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!


This is Debra's best shot. I

This is Debra's best shot. I have hoped should she run again in the gubernatorial election she do so as an Independent. The status quo that is the Republican Party in Texas is not going to allow Debra a state office within the party. The crony capitalists that are a disgrace to Texas may be in for a big surprise how much support Debra will get from the rest of us. This will be the most exciting event in any of the 2014 elections. Do it Debra! You have a LOT of supporters.

Do not assume establishment party officials who say all the right things about conservative principles will do anything differently. This is the battle. Individual liberty demands personal responsibility. - Debra Medina


I was going to take off next year.

I can't miss that.

LOL! I know exactly what you mean!

Politics is a terrible addiction, I need to quit, or at least cut back ;)

Got that right

Ten years as precinct chairman, I was seriously considering a vote to replace me.

We'll see what happens.

The word among her "We Texans" cadre is only for comptroller

That's where she feels most called to serve.

The article is from yesterday

And she says she might run for Governor as an Independent, it surprised me as well

This would be a good thing

This would be a good thing for Texans.

I hope

she's learned her lesson and stays away from Beck. He has record of stabbing his "friends" in the back and destroying them. I hope Rand is aware of this, because I wouldn't be surprised if Beck turned on him at some point, like the point it looks like Rand has gained momentum; that's Becks signature act. He purposely took down Medina so Perry would win, in my opinion.

What's a Beck?

Is that a venereal disease?

Beck is a synonym for...

Ambulance Chaser, A Beck will chase the loudest one with the brightest pretty lights. A Beck will stop chasing one to chase another in mid-stride.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

If she runs I'd support her

Governor or comptroller. I think it would incredible having her in office!