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Perry Moves Right on Immigration
Los Angeles Times ^ | August 21,2011 | Robin Abcarian and Maeve Reston

Posted on 08/21/2011 11:44:34 AM PDT by magna carta

Immigration advocates in Texas were heartened last year when the Republican governor, Rick Perry, flatly stated that Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants "would not be the right direction for Texas."

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: immigration; perry; reform; sanctuarycity
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1 posted on 08/21/2011 11:44:40 AM PDT by magna carta
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To: magna carta

Whore!


2 posted on 08/21/2011 11:46:29 AM PDT by LALALAW (one of the asses whose sick of our "ruling" classes)
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To: magna carta

I disagree that enforcing immigration laws is inherently a right wing issue. Plenty of lefty union types don’t like open borders either.


3 posted on 08/21/2011 11:48:20 AM PDT by DManA
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To: magna carta

Hardly, that Norm Adams lives 5 mins. from me and is the number one obstructionist to Texas citizens getting immigration ENFORCEMENT. He gets money from somewhere and thwarts us on public safety. This machine in TX. has infected Republican politics.
Please view my video that puts the names and faces together. Perry is financed through this political machine which is why he will not talk specifics and is fence-riding. Another reason to vote for Sara.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q9FCr9KGlc


4 posted on 08/21/2011 11:48:33 AM PDT by magna carta
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To: magna carta

“Immigration advocates” translated from libspeak means illegal alien apologists


5 posted on 08/21/2011 11:52:29 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: magna carta

Mother jones
LA Times
And the AP

I’m glad that the news organizations are coming to aid Ricardo. I imagine MSNBC and Huffington post are still writing their glowing reviews.


6 posted on 08/21/2011 11:52:33 AM PDT by Tempest (Google: Rick perry bi-national healthcare)
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To: DManA

Plenty of lefty union types don’t like open borders either.

... and yet those same unions keep putting people in office that do like open borders.
Go figure ... it’s like the rank & file members that pay dues out of every check have no say in what the union bosses do with that money.


7 posted on 08/21/2011 11:53:00 AM PDT by sawmill trash (TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY !!!!!!!)
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To: magna carta
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8 posted on 08/21/2011 11:53:06 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: magna carta

This very issue divided, the party and got that Kenyan Punk elected.


9 posted on 08/21/2011 11:54:06 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: smoothsailing

Have you got Sara in the drivers seat here?


10 posted on 08/21/2011 11:54:43 AM PDT by magna carta
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To: magna carta

Of course he did.


11 posted on 08/21/2011 11:55:14 AM PDT by justsaynomore (Herman Cain 2012 - http://www.arealleader.com)
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To: smoothsailing

Put Herman Cain at the bottom-right and I’ll join ya...


12 posted on 08/21/2011 11:56:16 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: magna carta

ROFLMBO


13 posted on 08/21/2011 11:56:21 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: magna carta

He also thinks charging illegals regular tuition that other Americans have to pay is “punishing” illegals.

Nothing conservative about that


14 posted on 08/21/2011 11:57:02 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: magna carta

It’s Sarah - with an “h”. Please get used to spelling her name right - just in case!


15 posted on 08/21/2011 11:59:14 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: magna carta

Face up to it, FReepers. There is absolutely NO WAY these candidates are going to do anything different with illegals than in the past. They are all talk - all of them. Twenty yrs from now we will be the old Yugoslavia.


16 posted on 08/21/2011 11:59:44 AM PDT by Digger (T)
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To: sawmill trash

It is lefty spin to attach the label “right” to the position that supports legal immigration. If you call something right, lot’s of Americans will automatically oppose it without a second thought.


17 posted on 08/21/2011 12:00:33 PM PDT by DManA
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To: magna carta

good post.

remember John McCain in 2010?

after being so “moderate” and nice to Obama,
suddenly he moved to the right,
and “became” very conservative.

then, after reelection, he return to being Obama’s best buddy, and even saying the War Powers Act was unconstitutional.

i want a candidate, who doesn’t flip flop like Romney.
a candidate is doesn’t have to “MOVE TO THE RIGHT”.

i want someone is IS the right. a Tea Party type,
like Colonel Allen West, or DeMint.

someone i KNOW will cut spending, fight the establishment big government types of BOTH parties, SECURE THE BORDER,
and admit Islam is NOT the “religion of peace”, and that Sharia law is evil.

(sure, no candidate is perfect. but anyone who still believes Islam is misunderstood, and it’s really peaceful, is an idiot.)


18 posted on 08/21/2011 12:02:10 PM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Tennessee Nana; calcowgirl; Liz; AuntB; sickoflibs; DoughtyOne; stephenjohnbanker; indylindy
Since he entered the race a little over a week ago, Perry has offered voters in New Hampshire and Iowa a stock response: that it's pointless to talk about immigration reform until the border is secure.

To the LA Times, that qualifies as "moving to the right."

19 posted on 08/21/2011 12:03:56 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Thanks for setting me straight.


20 posted on 08/21/2011 12:05:34 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: magna carta

LOL - and her middle name is Louise.


21 posted on 08/21/2011 12:08:35 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: DManA

We’re in trouble when enforcing immigration laws become a political issue. It should be a black an white issue that all Americans would support.


22 posted on 08/21/2011 12:09:51 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: sawmill trash

The rank and file still show up to vote for whoever keeps their inflated salaries and benefits rolling.


23 posted on 08/21/2011 12:10:35 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: ilovesarah2012
In South Kakilaki* we say “Say-rah.”

*(Old slave/Gullah speak for SC)

24 posted on 08/21/2011 12:13:26 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("11/4/2008: The day America elected a pyromaniac in the middle of a fire storm.")
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To: DManA

I disagree that enforcing immigration laws is inherently a right wing issue.

True, true. Open borders cause headaches for all citizens -- no political boundaries exist. The only difference is that the preponderance of politicians willing to sell out the country to illegal immigrants for political gain arguably reside in the left wing. That's not to say we don't have a number of our own to call out to the woodshed, however.


25 posted on 08/21/2011 12:13:56 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: so_real

Big media compulsively sorts each and every issue into one of two boxes - left or right. Then they write heart wrenching column decrying and wondering why we are so divided.

Throw off the Big media nutritive, think for ourselves, and we will find we are much closer than it seems.


26 posted on 08/21/2011 12:17:37 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Digger
Yup, nobody got a grade A. Bachmann and Cain are your candidate if you're issue is purely Illegal Aliens. They were graded B and C.

Palin and Perry were graded D on their Illegal Immigration stance.

If there were such a thing as a perfect AAA+ grade candidate, why the need for a Congress? Why have a House or Senate if it's possible to find the perfect candidate.

I know one thing, with Obama there's no need to worry about winning the Senate and there's no need to increase our majority in the House. Obama By-passes both. Look at Libya (for just one of many examples.

The real question is:

Are you willing to throw the baby (our political system) out with the bath water (the imperfect GOP Candidate)?

27 posted on 08/21/2011 12:17:43 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Tempest

Divisive. This is how BHO gets reelected.


28 posted on 08/21/2011 12:20:09 PM PDT by famousdayandyear
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To: Tempest

This article didn’t really come to his aid. Lots of nasty digs in there.


29 posted on 08/21/2011 12:21:13 PM PDT by firebrand (Why didn't they impeach him? He's now totally out of control.)
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To: Cheetahcat
If you think Obama was elected because Republicans had some differences over immigration, you need to buy lots of clues.
30 posted on 08/21/2011 12:37:03 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: magna carta
Have you got Sara in the drivers seat here?

You betcha! :)

31 posted on 08/21/2011 12:39:48 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: magna carta
Perry was for the Texas DREAM Act, anti-fence and spoke in opposition to Arizona SB1070 when he was running for governor and courting the Hispanic vote. Now, he's moving to the right because he wants the GOP nomination.

Sounds like a former GOP governor who is also in his sixties and has a great head of hair.

32 posted on 08/21/2011 12:40:50 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: smoothsailing

OK I can live with that then.


33 posted on 08/21/2011 12:44:16 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: bwc2221

This is a video of when we protested the HEB grocery chain over stopping sanctuary bill in TX. Listen to activist explain how Austin works:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JtW3s0X3S0


34 posted on 08/21/2011 12:45:40 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: Elendur

“....and admit Islam is NOT the “religion of peace”, and that Sharia law is evil.”

.
Sheesh, where do you find such a critter among American politicians?

This society has shown that it doesn’t mind living with a cancer even if it kills in the end.

It is human nature to kick the can down the road even if the road leads to death.


35 posted on 08/21/2011 12:48:41 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: bwc2221

“If you think Obama was elected because Republicans had some differences over immigration, you need to buy lots of clues.”

No you do! Bush,McCain split the party with the Amnesty push,Perhaps you were asleep,When we crashed the WH phones? This treachery(remember “see you at the signing”) ,allowed the Rats to gain the house in 06,Then the 08 election, How many conservatives sat that out,Refusing to vote for Traitor McCain?


36 posted on 08/21/2011 12:50:00 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Digger

Unfortunately, you’re probably true. Just like Bush 43, Perry is a “compassionate conservative” with the the desire to legalize illegals and ties with business interests that support cheap labor.


37 posted on 08/21/2011 12:52:26 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: bcsco
Put Herman Cain at the bottom-right and I’ll join ya...

Can't do it, bad "strategery"! :)

Cain needs to be Palin's Secretary of Commerce.

38 posted on 08/21/2011 12:52:51 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: tsowellfan

We have hypnotized ourselves with the ideas that “we are a country of immigrants” and “our strength is in our diversity” BS.

Our self-hypnosis will lead us into a coma and ultimate death.


39 posted on 08/21/2011 12:55:38 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: smoothsailing

I have too many questions of both Palin and Perry on immigration. Perry moreso than Palin. Cain, OTOH, looks pretty strong on immigration. I want him where he can have great influence, both on that issue and jobs.


40 posted on 08/21/2011 12:56:27 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: bcsco
How many Electoral Votes does Cain deliver to Palin?
41 posted on 08/21/2011 1:01:00 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Cain needs to be Palin’s Secretary of Commerce.”

Only if he goes there to shut that useless department down.


42 posted on 08/21/2011 1:05:33 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Cheetahcat
Palin being on the ticket brought many of the fence sitters back.

There were a number of things that affected the 2008 election: 1) the media was bound and determined to elect Obama and shilled tirelessly for him; the young voted for Obama in record numbers; my son worked at at Outback restaurant and thinks he was the only one there who voted for McCain 3) McCain and his team ran one of the worst campaigns in history and 4) even though he wasn't officially running, George Bush was on the ticket with every Republican in 2008.

Look at the votes third parties received - it wasn't that high. Barr and Baldwin didn't even hit 750,000 votes combined.

43 posted on 08/21/2011 1:05:51 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: magna carta

His exact statement said “I have concerns with *portions* of the law passed in Arizona and it would not be the right direction for Texas.”

You anti-Perrys and the LATIMES with your half-truth sound bytes.

Really want to sink that low, follow Texan?

http://tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/04/gov-rick-perry-arizona-immigration-law-is-not-right-for-texas.php


44 posted on 08/21/2011 1:12:39 PM PDT by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: smoothsailing

That’s not a question to be answered at this time. The man can be strong in certain areas and that’s what’s needed.


45 posted on 08/21/2011 1:13:16 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: magna carta

Regardless of how you feel about either Perry, ronmey or Palin, papers like this, the L.A. Times or the Washington Post or the N.Y. Times will do all they can to take down these three that have a chance to take down the media whores chosen one.


46 posted on 08/21/2011 1:14:34 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Obammy, the first affirmative action president.)
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To: achilles2000

Excellent plan, let’s make Cain the hatchet man, move him from Commerce to Education, etc.


47 posted on 08/21/2011 1:15:25 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Elendur
You McQueeg example won't hold water.

Perry has NEVER been Obama’s buddy and never will.

I would like to see someone would can use proper capitalization and complete whole sentences.

48 posted on 08/21/2011 1:16:59 PM PDT by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: Joe Boucher

I agree but I know what happened on this issue and it is largely how it worked out. People need to know they cannot trust certain candidates on immigration. This issue is critical and we have to call their bluff. Time’s up.


49 posted on 08/21/2011 1:23:25 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: bwc2221
“Palin being on the ticket brought many of the fence sitters back.

There were a number of things that affected the 2008 election: 1) the media was bound and determined to elect Obama and shilled tirelessly for him; the young voted for Obama in record numbers; my son worked at at Outback restaurant and thinks he was the only one there who voted for McCain 3) McCain and his team ran one of the worst campaigns in history and 4) even though he wasn't officially running, George Bush was on the ticket with every Republican in 2008.

Look at the votes third parties received - it wasn't that high. Barr and Baldwin didn't even hit 750,000 votes combined.”

Palin was the reason,McCain got any votes at all,They (McCain )worked tireless to shut her down and throw the election!

50 posted on 08/21/2011 1:25:53 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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