Skip to comments.It will be Perry for the GOP
Posted on 10/16/2011 1:30:38 AM PDT by Clairity
Gov. Rick Perry will win the GOP nomination for the presidency.
Here's why. Mitt Romney is a certified RINO, a ruling class Republican of the type that spawned the Tea Party. There would be no Tea Party were it not for big government, country club Republicans like Mitt Romney.
Herman Cain does not have the money or organization to go the distance, Newt Gingrich is too flawed personally, Michelle Bachmann is out of gas, and Ron Paul is and will always be a fringe candidate. Rick Santorum has yet to gain any real traction and that is unlikely to change.
Rick Perry, on the other hand, has the organization, experience, resources and, most of all, the values to go the distance.
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I wouldn’t bet on it friend.
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Between the two, Romney and Perry, I sure hope it is Perry.
But I also hope there will be a position for everybody in the Perry presidency.
Except Romney, of course.
In a Perry presidency, I wouldn’t be surprised if Sarah Palin would be appointed Energy Secretary, Newt Gingrich in some official or unofficial serious advisory position, John Bolton Sec of State...
Cain is cutting himself out, because of his attacks on Perry saying he would not even support Perry in the general election and that he would be in anyone’s VP, except Perry’s — who else is there except Romney.
Right now the betting people seem to be betting on Romney, but I hope THAT will not happen.
“The two leading pro-life groups in Texas give Perry unqualified praise for his support for the sanctity of life, and he made a point of publicly celebrating Texas’ marriage amendment by holding a signing ceremony with pro-family leaders. He initiated a nationwide call to prayer, “The Response,” well before he even began thinking about a run for the White House. His bonafides on life, marriage and faith are beyond question.”
When I see people who are so sure it’s Romney, I keep thinking about 2004, when a local (Boston) weekly had a cover story that got laughed at, which meekly said, “Why Kerry Still Has A Chance At The Nomnation.”
Everyone just knew Dean was going to get it...
I think Perry MAY ultimately win out because by that point, the Republican electorate will be made up of people who are either for Romney or for someone else, and the someone else supporters will decide, “OK, my candidate can’t get the nomination, but I’ll be damned if Romney will.”
That may be what pulls Perry across the finish line.
The GOP establishment has all but announced that will back Romney, and throw the rest to the wolves. the NE and Washington country club types are calling the shots, and Perry doesn’t fit their mold. He’s close but not quite. The fact that Perry didn’t get along with the Bushs’ has sealed his fate.
"Herman Cain does not have the money or organization to go the distance."
Where's the logic in this statement?
A little effort to discover the relationship between campaign funds and candidate appeal will show that Ronmey spends 7 times per day what Cain does. Yet, Romney's appeal has remained flat while Cain's appeal/poll has risen 7 fold to lead the race.
I have lots of questions on these. Forcing children to take an unproven vaccine, or to force the families to go through hoops every couple years to keep control of a decision that should be made by the family, does not fit life, marriage(family), or faith. Endorsing Rudy Giuliani for President also does not meet up with any reasonable standards for faith or family.
I suppose attending a gay rights banquet in 2000 without his wife is also perfectly reasonable for a family values man? Then again, he owned a stake in the largest porn distributor in Texas, The Movie Gallery. I suppose our idea of family values are quite disparate.
We’ve been told over and over that Zero was a shoe in to get reelected also.
If Perry has any chance you’ll know at the end of the next quarter and see what money he’s raised. The first quarter was the low hanging fruit in Texas. After the mumbling and stumbling up until now you would think it will dry up.
All hat no cattle..........
How would Perry fare in debates with Obama?
The author is wrong about this part.
The other liability is his “9-9-9” plan, to which he is now indelibly and irretrievably attached. I predict we will soon see businessmen all across the fruited plain come out against the national sales tax component of this plan because of the impact it will have on retail sales, which of course have been sluggish at best for the last four years. People in many places will be paying nearly 20% in combined sales taxes under his plan. For instance, in my home town, the sales tax on every burger we buy will be 18.5%.
He doesn’t consider hidden taxes already on goods and services that will be removed by the 999 plan.
Examples of How Taxes are Hidden in the Price of Goods
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) has calculated several examples of how taxes affect the purchase price of several goods and services. The ATR figures include the impact of all taxes not just certain hidden taxes on prices. According to ATR:
Taxes account for 35 cents of the cost of a $1.14 loaf of bread.
18 cents of a 50-cent can of soda go toward taxes.
72 percent of the cost of a 750-ml bottle of liquor goes toward taxes.
Taxes for an $80 hotel room average 43 percent.
Taxes account for $63.60 of a $159 airline ticket.
A $153.09 monthly utility bill consists of $39.35 in taxes.
Over half the cost of a $1.33 gallon of gasoline is due to taxes.22
A 1992 Cato Institute study looked at taxes somewhat differently, calculating how much someone needed to earn to have enough after-tax dollars to purchase several products. The study concluded that a typical worker needed to earn $17,038 to buy a $10,000 car, and $2,556 to purchase a $1,500 computer.
Now look at the cost of that $10,000 car with the 999 plan.
10,000 multiplied by .09 (Business tax)+.09 (Sales Tax)= 10,000 multiplied by .18= $11,800
$11,800 Cains 999 plan
$17,038 current plan
You tell me which one is better.
That is just federal taxes, do you think the state taxes are just going to go away?
People, people, people.
The first vote in any contest that is binding upon the slate of delegates to the convention has yet to be cast. There are surprising things that have not yet happened that almost certainly drastically change the makeup and direction of the race.
Nothing is carved in stone, the situation remains fluid. Nobody is completely out, but nobody has anything like a firm lock either.
Personally, I am leaning toward Herman Cain, but then, I was a Barry Goldwater booster as early as 1962, when he had a fair opportunity to take his message to the American people. JFK was, at the time, pretty much of a disaster when it came to actually governing the country and dealing with the Soviets.
Until the events of November 1963. Martyrs always have an enormous advantage over their merely diligent and honest rivals.
So add your state taxes to the 9%. I bet your total is still less that the current 22% hidden tax we have now.
I wouldn’t count on it Pal.
No thanks. He would be a disaster as a candidate. Nobody likes illegal immigration but Perry fans. Many of them are willing to sacrifice the country at the altar of Perry.
He goes to La Raza meetings and sucks up.
He wants our vote and calls us names.
Are you kidding me?
Well I would rather bet on Perry than that RINO Mitt
Romney, who I will never vote for. Amen
Perry doesn’t really inspire me but whatever. At least he isn’t talking about a new 9% federal sales tax on every goddarned thing. I’m still voting for Bachmann in the primary for whatever its worth either way.
While Perry is not a perfect candidate, he blows the doors off RINO Romney.
I hope Perry can get his act together.
Hard choice....a RINO or a turncoat democrat......
Perry has shown he is a RINO.
I know that is ‘heartless’ but it is the way it is.
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Romney’s a very wealthy senior citizen who feels entitled to the presidency.
No worries about his having an interest in anyone else’s administration.
Perry has put the pen to legislation to defund Planned Parenthood with the result that some Planned Parenthoods have already closed.
He does not have a prayer actually and he should get out and endorse Cain. However Herman will get his votes before the SC primary anyway.
I think the fact that Cain is NOT awash in big donor cash is what makes him attractive to most people. He is not bought and paid for. Crony capitalism is a big problem and I think Perry’s money will ultimately be a negative.
You seem to think the fuel taxes etc. will go away just because of the 999. Are you saying the transportation department is going to do away with fuel tax, the states are going to do away with delivery tax because of 999? LOL, not likely, more then likely the states will RAISE their taxes, people will end up with the same nets and have an additional sales tax as well.
McCain was broke at this time too. Perry can’t verbalize simple phrases without stumbling. I don’t think he will be our candidate. Herman Cain has the momentum and time will tell if he can withstand the attacks, because they will go after him with all they have. The press and the Democrats that is.
“Newt Gingrich is too flawed personally”
Straight from the talking points
We’re electing a President, it ain’t American Idol or a Pope.
Let him who is without sin get the beam out of his own eye.
Another flawed analysis.
Lots of unknowns about the 999 plan as to how it will impact the individual. I’d like to see the list of what isn’t going to be taxed at the Federal Level and who isn’t going to pay that tax. In other words what and who will be exempt from the federal tax.
State and local taxes will at least remain the same or as you say maybe increase if possible.
But the most important part of the plan is how does Cain intend to get it implemented? He can’t do it by the wave of his pen so he must get the Congress to act. That isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do.
What do you mean? 9%=.9 + 9%=.9 =18%=.18
18% of $10,000 is $1,800 hence $10,000+$1,800=$11,800
Did you mean math fail for you?
Amd do they think Federal surcharges wiil go away? And what happens to subsidies?
Perry screwed the pooch with his comments re: illegals. That was a deal killer for a lot of people.
Cain shows promise, but, as was pointed out, he has no campaign organization established, and nil in any campaign treasury.
Newt is flawed, to be sure, but he is unquestionably the most qualified of the lot, though m,ost qualified does not often equate with most electable.
Santorum is good, but, also as pointed out, just has no traction. I don’t know why, unless he has the most incompetent campaign staff in years.
If it comes down to it, I can live with Perry, especially if he appoints John Bolton SOS and Sarah Sec’y of Energy. And, yes, I’d like to see Newt play a major role in a Perry Administration (or in anyone’s administration). Perry would be my fourth choice, though, behind Cain, Newt, and Santorum.
I don’t like Romney at all.
Your logic is sound, I’m just nitpicking.
10,000 x .18 = 1,800
10,000 + (10,000 x .18) = 11,800
I have heard Perry called a fake Christian by supposed Christians. Now you are here to insinuate not only is Perry gay, but he loves porn.
By the way The Movie Gallery was one of the largest VHS movie rental chains in the south and some had an adult section. This was before Blockbuster took over the scene when many VHS rental stores were small family owned operations. But you knew that.
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ he sends people like you to encourage me in Perry's inevitable victory. While Perry and his people talk policy, his opponents go into the gutter.
It's more of a positive 1st step plan to tap into energy as a first part economic jolt to the system. CSpan.org has the video. Watch it and you will not regret it.
9-9-9 is a HUGE improvement over what we got now with regard to the federal tax situation. It's not how I would like to see it fixed but at least someone has stuck his neck out regarding fixing the problem.
I like, btw, what both Cain and Perry feel about the EPA. I like what they both think about social issues. I like what they think about energy.
These two are both so much better than what we were stuck with in 2008 my head spins.
A Freeper shouldn't rip either regardless of who he wants.
If somebody says something stupid in a debate or TV interview -- and that would be Herman -- just let it go.
Just say no to Romney.
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