The dominoes keep falling across the nation. This time it is Texas Governor Rick Perry, in his State of The State Speech, calling for the "Defunding" (talk about sickening euphemisms!) of the Texas Commission on the Arts,
[Link] and the Texas Historical Commission [Link], an agency which enforces preservation statutes and upkeeps 12,000 historical markers throughout the state that help Texans and tourists to find and interpret historical sites. This agency dared to disagree with Guv' Perry's wife regarding an addition to the Governor's Palace...er....Mansion, and now they're paying for it.