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Rick Perry: Dear Leader Pelosi,
Rick Perry for President ^ | November 16, 2011 | Rick Perry

Posted on 11/17/2011 7:15:26 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

WWW.RICKPERRY.ORG

November 16, 2011

Dear Leader Pelosi,

After reading about House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s outburst over my “Overhauling Washington” plan, I wonder if his obstructionism reflects your own opposition and that of the Democratic Caucus to urgent reforms the American people so vehemently demand.

After increasing the debt by $4 trillion in less than three years, no one can believe that Americans are satisfied with business as usual, and that a permanent political class in Washington can get us out of the mess you and your colleagues have created.

A part-time Congress with half the pay would still make $38,000 a year more than the average American family. Do you truly oppose lawmakers spending more time in their districts? Is it so important for the Washington power brokers to build their fiefdoms of influence, including providing bailouts to Wall Street while businesses on Main Street are being boarded up every day?

Here is the fundamental question: do you believe Washington is broken? Before answering that question, consider these facts:

1) the Washington Metro area is now the most affluent metropolitan area in the country because lobbyists, contractors, elected officials and bureaucrats have been insulated from the economic ruin prevalent in the private sector;

2) Congressional office budgets have doubled since 2000 while employers all across America are laying off workers;

3) Our nation’s total debt is nearing the size of our nation’s economy, increasing our dependence on competitors like China;

4) The number of Americans out of work has increased by more than two million since January 2009, despite the massive stimulus package Democratic leaders promised would revive the economy, and;

5) on top of the job-killing spending policies of the previous Congress, employers are faced with a staggering $1.1 trillion in costs related to federal regulatory compliance.

Do you truly believe the answer to massive debt, over-regulation and bloated big-government policies is to continue to protect the status quo, which enriches and empowers Washington insiders at the expense of the American People?

My plan would overhaul Washington, eliminating certain agencies and reducing the size and scope of others. It will force Congress to make the tough decisions to balance the budget or require a further reduction in their pay. It would end lifetime appointments to future appointees to the federal bench. I don’t want to tinker around the edges when the American People demand a complete overhaul of Washington.

Let me conclude with an invitation: I am in Washington Monday and would love to engage you in a public debate about my Overhaul Washington plan versus the congressional status quo. I think it would be a tremendous service to the American public to see a public airing of these differences. Let the people decide. If Monday doesn’t work, perhaps we could find a time in Iowa over the course of the next month to discuss these issues in front of the people of America’s heartland.

Should you choose not to respond or engage in such a healthy discussion, I will take it to mean you will continue your obstructionist ways in the face of much needed Washington reform.

Sincerely,

Rick Perry Governor of Texas


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: amnesty; dumb; economy; gimmick; heartless; itsover; moron; nancypelosi; overhaulwashington; pelosi; perry; perry2012; regulations; toast

Uproot and Overhaul Washington

The Perry Plan: Energizing American Jobs and Security

The Perry Economic Plan: Cut, Balance and Grow

1 posted on 11/17/2011 7:15:28 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: All; shield
The President says Americans are Lazy [:31]

Rick Perry on Congressional Insider Trading [:24]

2 posted on 11/17/2011 7:16:23 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ...
Perry Ping....

IF you'd rather NOT be pinged FReepmail me.

IF you'd like to be added FReepmail me. Thanks.

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3 posted on 11/17/2011 7:24:52 AM PST 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: Cincinatus' Wife

GOOD JOB, CW!!! The Perry blitz has begun!


4 posted on 11/17/2011 7:26:39 AM PST 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: All
........"Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill told The Daily Caller that the minority leader will address the challenge in her weekly press conference Thursday morning." Source

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Nov. 13, 2011: “Pelosi fires back at ‘60 Minutes’ report on ‘soft corruption’”

“Pelosi and her husband participated in an initial public offering of Visa in 2008, according to CBS. They bought 5,000 shares at the initial price of $44; two days later, shares were trading at $64, CBS said.”.......... Source

5 posted on 11/17/2011 7:27:10 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: shield

BUMP!!


6 posted on 11/17/2011 7:27:36 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

HOORAY Rick Perry!

(I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again...)

DEFUND socialist collectives, foreign and domestic.

DEPOPULATE socialists and RINOS (Republicans Implementing Nuances Of Socialism) from Congress.

http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=71&sectiontree=2,71

Legislatures (state and federal) could be part-time jobs with 1/10th pay, NO retirement, NO insurance, NO benefits and NO perks. These POS politicians can get a full time job doing something productive not progressive.
Their part-time job could be spent DEFUNDING/DISMANTLING socialist collectives, foreign and domestic (our government in particular).

—That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

Alter it.

Above all, if you wish to be strong, begin by rooting out every particle of socialism that may have crept into your legislation. This will be no light task. - Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850


7 posted on 11/17/2011 7:49:35 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ah, this is good! And so it begins


8 posted on 11/17/2011 7:50:19 AM PST by McGavin999 ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Yep, Pelosi can’t be busy with her insider trading to be bothered with our needs. Nancy DOES need to finally drain that swamp and leave politics - but I guess she won’t until she amasses her fortunes. We will drain the swamp of these criminals in 2012 and 2014 and beyond.


9 posted on 11/17/2011 7:51:04 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

How about taking that sledge hammer to the EPA while your’e bustin heads.


10 posted on 11/17/2011 7:54:27 AM PST by rightly_dividing
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I don't think "Dear Leader" give enough grandeur to the Speaker.

He should have said Dear Fearless Leader Pelosi.

11 posted on 11/17/2011 7:56:37 AM PST by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

i’m loving this letter AND the commercial where he calls obama pathetic........he’s gonna make me a fan.


12 posted on 11/17/2011 7:57:42 AM PST by cpray (We'll put a boot in your a**, it's the American way)
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To: Tribune7

LoL!


13 posted on 11/17/2011 8:00:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This is a great move! Genius...


14 posted on 11/17/2011 8:01:40 AM PST by pgkdan ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: rightly_dividing

http://www.rickperry.org/energizing-american-jobs-html/

Search that LINK using word: EPA


15 posted on 11/17/2011 8:01:51 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bump to post on FB tonight...


16 posted on 11/17/2011 8:02:26 AM PST by pgkdan ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: pgkdan; cpray; Bitsy; McGavin999; PGalt; All

And Perry will use the Bully Pulpit and travel to each state pressing for the roll back and changes that will be needed. He will take it to the people. He will tell Americans to vote out the obstructionists aka Democrats.


17 posted on 11/17/2011 8:05:14 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Nov. 13, 2011: “Pelosi fires back at ‘60 Minutes’ report on ‘soft corruption’”

I hate to see what she considers "hard corruption".

18 posted on 11/17/2011 8:14:35 AM PST by CajunConservative ( Leadership. It is defined by action, not position.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
>>>>>Dear Leader Pelosi

Rick Perry going after the REAL enemy. Woohoo!

19 posted on 11/17/2011 8:20:39 AM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That was great, Rick. This will get very interesting.


20 posted on 11/17/2011 8:31:19 AM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie; CajunConservative; Reagan Man; All

“Nancy Pelosi rebuffed Rick Perry’s debate challenge this morning, POLITICO’s Jake Sherman reports, giving three reasons for her decision:

“He did ask if I could debate here in Washington on Monday. It is my understanding that such a letter has come in,” Pelosi said in the Capitol Thursday. “Monday I’m going to be in Portland in the morning, I’m going to be visiting some of our labs. I’m in California in the afternoon, that’s two. I can’t remember what the third is.”

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/68590.html


21 posted on 11/17/2011 8:50:12 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
And Perry will use the Bully Pulpit and travel to each state pressing for the roll back and changes that will be needed.

He's baaaaaaak!

That is what has to be done with all things pertaining to this corrupt government. The left controlled msm certainly won't tell us what's going on - they are just as corrupt as our greedy useless politicians in most cases and are aiding and abetting same.

22 posted on 11/17/2011 9:06:16 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Careful Cowboy...she might yank your Visa rewards credits.


23 posted on 11/17/2011 9:08:55 AM PST by rwoodward ("god, guns and more ammo")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
""""I can’t remember what the third is.”"""""

She's such a cut up, just precious/s

Did she say all this using her hands gestures, no wonder she didn't remember the third.

24 posted on 11/17/2011 9:42:44 AM PST by annieokie
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Pelosi: “Monday I’m going to be in Portland in the morning, I’m going to be visiting some of our labs. I’m in California in the afternoon, that’s two. I can’t remember what the third is.”

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I love it......just the thought of debating Rick Perry gave Leader Pelosi ....a brain freeze!

Great strategy....Go Rick Go!


25 posted on 11/17/2011 1:55:55 PM PST by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go! ......Vote for Perry 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“Monday I’m going to be in Portland in the morning, I’m going to be visiting some of our labs. I’m in California in the afternoon, that’s two. I can’t remember what the third is.”

Since when is Portland in her district?

When she talks about "visiting some of our labs" does she mean the ones she and her husband are invested in?

Can I assume she will be flying coach?

26 posted on 11/17/2011 3:26:20 PM PST by SMM48
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To: SMM48
Perry would like to ask her a few questions
27 posted on 11/18/2011 1:29:35 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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