Monthly Archives: February 29, 2008

Kinky Friedman Endorses Rick Reed at State Capitol Press Conference

Kinky Friedman Endorses Rick Reedfor Travis County DA For Immediate Release February 29, 2008 Austin—Today, Kinky Friedman, renowned Texas author, musician, humorist, and former independent candidate for Texas Governor, announced his endorsement of Rick Reed for Travis County District Attorney. “Rick Reed has impressed me with the candor and courage that he has exhibited, both…read more

What sets Rick Reed apart…

Rick Reed has the smarter, more progressive stance on the issue of capital punishment… No doubt about it … heinous, horrific crimes occasionally take place in Travis County. When they do, Rick Reed understands and respects the pain felt by the victims’ friends and family members. But Rick Reed also believes the procedure of strapping…read more

Capital-X to Walk For Life

International Human Rights Activist to “Walk 4 Life” to Abolish the DeathPenalty From Trenton New Jersey to Texas Andre Latallade, also knownas Capital-“X” will walk from Trenton New Jersey, approximately 1,700miles to the Governors mansion in Texas in an attempt to bring awarenessto the death penalty. The death penalty has recently been abolished in NewJersey,…read more

Rick Reed best choice for district attorney

Published by The Daily TexanBy Hooman Hedayati On March 4, Travis County residents will vote for a new district attorney. Ronnie Earle, the current district attorney, announced last year that he is planning to retire after more than 30 years in office. Four of Earle’s assistant district attorneys, Rosemary Lehmberg, Rick Reed, Gary Cobb and…read more

The Economist: America’s most vengeful prosecutor – You’ve got mail

Here is a recent article by the Economist Magazine about former Harris County DA Chuck Rosenthal. The death penalty’s favourite district attorney resigns The biter bit HARRIS COUNTY, which encompasses Houston, is the most populous in Texas. Its district attorney is among the most powerful prosecutors in America. During seven years on the job, Chuck…read more

Kinky Friedman to endorse Rick Reed

Rick Reed has received another endorsement. This time the former Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman. He is going to be on Austin’s 590 AM KLBJ at 4:10 to announce his endorsement.

Peter Rothberg of The Nation endorses Rick Reed

Rick Reed has been getting several endorsements in the last week. Today Peter Rothberg of The Nation magazine announced his support of Rick Reed in his blog and invited the readers to support his campaign. Hillary Clinton has staked her campaign on winning the Democratic primaries in Texas on March 4. But there’s even more…read more

Daily Texan endorses Rick Reed

On Wednesday the Daily Texan endorsed Rick Reed for the Travis County District Attorney. Here is what they had to say about him. Since Ronnie Earle has decided not to seek re-election after holding the seat for 31 years, a new district attorney is something many Travis County voters will see for the first time…read more