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It will be Perry for the GOP
Renew America ^ | Oct. 16, 2011 | Bryan Fischer

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.

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


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: cain; heartless; hispandering; openborders; perry; perry4illegals; perrytherino; rinoperry; romney; rovespuppetperry
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The author goes through logical analysis and assessment of the candidates.
1 posted on 10/16/2011 1:30:40 AM PDT by Clairity
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To: shield

Perry ping


2 posted on 10/16/2011 1:31:11 AM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: Clairity

I wouldn’t bet on it friend.


3 posted on 10/16/2011 1:32:24 AM PDT by SonofReagan
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To: Clairity

Border drug war: Is it really out of control? (Perry’s effort to secure the border)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2793457/posts

Gov. Rick Perry Remarks on Energy Policy and Jobs (VIDEO and TRANSCRIPT)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2792908/posts


4 posted on 10/16/2011 1:33:17 AM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: Clairity

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.


5 posted on 10/16/2011 1:34:42 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Jonty30

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.


6 posted on 10/16/2011 1:38:40 AM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: SonofReagan

Right now the betting people seem to be betting on Romney, but I hope THAT will not happen.


7 posted on 10/16/2011 1:39:53 AM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: Clairity

“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.”


8 posted on 10/16/2011 1:40:48 AM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: Clairity

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.


9 posted on 10/16/2011 1:43:21 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Obama: The stupid person`s idea of a smart person.)
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To: Clairity
Herman Cain does not have the money or organization to go the distance

As the Perrywinkles whistle past the graveyard, lol
10 posted on 10/16/2011 1:52:15 AM PDT by mkjessup (Herman Cain is a God fearin', Jesus-lovin', Constitution-revering PATRIOT. What's not to like?)
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To: Clairity

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.


11 posted on 10/16/2011 2:04:26 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Clairity
"The author goes through logical analysis and assessment of the candidates."

"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.

yitbos

12 posted on 10/16/2011 2:13:10 AM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Clairity
His bonafides on life, marriage and faith are beyond question.

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.

13 posted on 10/16/2011 2:21:20 AM PDT by Ingtar
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To: Clairity

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..........


14 posted on 10/16/2011 2:34:15 AM PDT by Recon Dad ("The most important rule in a gunfight is: Always win and cheat if necessary.")
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To: Clairity

How would Perry fare in debates with Obama?


15 posted on 10/16/2011 2:39:43 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Clairity; All

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.

http://www.ipi.org/ipi%5CIPIPublications.nsf/PublicationLookupFullText/A9A7AA39F78128BB86256AB700627702


16 posted on 10/16/2011 2:49:08 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: Watchdog85

That is just federal taxes, do you think the state taxes are just going to go away?


17 posted on 10/16/2011 2:56:52 AM PDT by conservaterian (Sarah/DeMint '12-XXX= Now what? Cain?)
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To: Clairity

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.


18 posted on 10/16/2011 3:05:27 AM PDT by alloysteel (Are Democrats truly "better angels"? They are lousy stewards for America.)
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To: conservaterian; All

So add your state taxes to the 9%. I bet your total is still less that the current 22% hidden tax we have now.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 3:10:47 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: Clairity

I wouldn’t count on it Pal.


20 posted on 10/16/2011 3:23:54 AM PDT by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Clairity

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?


21 posted on 10/16/2011 3:29:21 AM PDT by dforest
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To: SonofReagan; Clairity
I wouldn’t bet on it friend.

I would.

22 posted on 10/16/2011 3:30:08 AM PDT by jla (Who says Perry's a conservative? - Rush, Inhofe, Levin & Sowell do.)
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To: SonofReagan

Well I would rather bet on Perry than that RINO Mitt
Romney, who I will never vote for. Amen


23 posted on 10/16/2011 3:33:34 AM PDT by gakrak ( A man should know his limitations and act accordingly.)
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To: Clairity
I wish people would stop talking about how Perry can win just because they want him to. I can tell you why he won't be the nominee. He isn't a Conservative, and had a huge drop in the polls based primarily on his pro-illegal immigration record. People can't lie enough to change people's views on an issue as serious as this to anyone except RINO’s, who don't care about the destruction illegal immigration causes our nation. They don't see it as a serious issue which is why some really believe Perry can make a comeback. The people who dropped their support for Perry, almost overnight once they found out how liberal his immigration policy was will not be coming back to him because the issue is too serious to be forgiven like that. There is another candidate who is leading Perry by a wide margin who has spoken out against illegal immigration in a more aggressive way than any Presidential candidate leading the polls in their lifetime, because he understands it's what the majority of Americans have wanted for years according to polls, but have been ignored and disrespected by politicians who instead have pandered to illegal immigrants the way Perry has in a total disconnect between voters and politicians that doesn't exist in such a dramatic way with any other issue. That's why Perry cannot, and deservingly so, regain the huge amount of support he's lost.
24 posted on 10/16/2011 3:45:37 AM PDT by ThermoNuclearWarrior ( Herman Cain 2012 !!! - www.HermanCain.com)
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To: Clairity

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.


25 posted on 10/16/2011 3:46:04 AM PDT by RC one (Voting isn't a simple act of civic duty anymore, it's a complex act of civil war.)
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To: Clairity

While Perry is not a perfect candidate, he blows the doors off RINO Romney.


26 posted on 10/16/2011 3:51:52 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (FUBO)
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To: Clairity

I hope Perry can get his act together.


27 posted on 10/16/2011 3:57:15 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Clairity

Hard choice....a RINO or a turncoat democrat......


28 posted on 10/16/2011 4:04:15 AM PDT by Shamrock-DW
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To: Shamrock-DW
Hard choice....a RINO or a turncoat democrat......

Hardly; the "turncoat democrat" should be the hands' down favorite because he knows precisely what the democrat party is all about and made a conscious, deliberate decision that the democrat party no longer reflected American values and that the republican party did. That's a most valuable bit of introspection and means that the "turncoat" can be counted on to be much more committed to those values than someone like mittens would be.


29 posted on 10/16/2011 4:12:48 AM PDT by Oceander (If Romney is the GOP nominee, then Obama wins in 2012, either directly or by proxy)
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To: Clairity

Perry has shown he is a RINO.

I know that is ‘heartless’ but it is the way it is.


30 posted on 10/16/2011 4:33:43 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ...
Perry Ping....

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31 posted on 10/16/2011 5:00:30 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: Jonty30

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.


32 posted on 10/16/2011 5:05:38 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Clairity

Perry has put the pen to legislation to defund Planned Parenthood with the result that some Planned Parenthoods have already closed.


33 posted on 10/16/2011 5:09:00 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: SonofReagan

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.


34 posted on 10/16/2011 5:20:31 AM PDT by vicar7 ("Polls are for strippers and cross-country skiers" Sarah Palin)
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To: Clairity

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.


35 posted on 10/16/2011 5:32:40 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Watchdog85

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.


36 posted on 10/16/2011 5:35:26 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: Clairity

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.


37 posted on 10/16/2011 5:37:23 AM PDT by Galactica
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To: Clairity
WRONG!!!
38 posted on 10/16/2011 5:38:25 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple: Fight or Die)
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To: Clairity

“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.


39 posted on 10/16/2011 5:40:01 AM PDT by bksanders
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To: Watchdog85
10,000 multiplied by .18= $11,800

Math Fail.

40 posted on 10/16/2011 5:48:39 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: McGavin999

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.


41 posted on 10/16/2011 5:54:56 AM PDT by deport
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To: Pan_Yan

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?


42 posted on 10/16/2011 6:03:07 AM PDT by Watchdog85
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To: conservaterian

Amd do they think Federal surcharges wiil go away? And what happens to subsidies?


43 posted on 10/16/2011 6:03:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Clairity

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.


44 posted on 10/16/2011 6:12:54 AM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Clairity
I think Palin will be the head of the Dept. of the Interior.
45 posted on 10/16/2011 6:15:50 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Watchdog85

Your logic is sound, I’m just nitpicking.

10,000 x .18 = 1,800

10,000 + (10,000 x .18) = 11,800


46 posted on 10/16/2011 6:19:51 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Ingtar
See, this is why I am convinced Perry is going to win. God rules in the kingdom of men.

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.

47 posted on 10/16/2011 6:21:18 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: RC one
Check out his latest speech in PA. It's very inspiring, not in the Herman Cain "I'm gonna build a 20" electric fence on the border with barbed wire and sign that says "this will kill you" on it"

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.

48 posted on 10/16/2011 6:25:10 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: RC one
I'm for Perry but just like Perry is getting cheap shots on immigration, Cain is getting cheap shots on his tax plan.

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.

49 posted on 10/16/2011 6:26:12 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Clairity

It will be Perry for the GOP


50 posted on 10/16/2011 6:26:39 AM PDT by McGruff (www.conservativepartyusa.com - Check it out)
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