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Get ready for a Perry comeback
Rightly Concerned ^ | 11-28-2011 | Bryan Fischer

Posted on 11/28/2011 5:31:01 PM PST by smoothsailing

November 28, 2011

Get ready for a Perry comeback

By Bryan Fischer

Newt is the current flavor of the month in the GOP race for the presidential nomination, and grabbed a coup in New Hampshire with the endorsement of the Union-Leader.

However, Newt has enough baggage with enough rocks in it to drag him below surface again. His amnesty stance on immigration puts him to the left of Perry on that issue, and we now know he took $1.8 million from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac right when they were dragging the housing industry to the bottom of the sea. Newt’s at the bottom of the pile on that one.

We know one of his think tanks took in $37 million from the health care industry so he could hack and flack for the individual mandate, a concept that represents the grossest violation of limited government powers in our history.

He’s flip-flopped as much if not more than Mitt Romney, who, inspired by the musings of James Carville, I have affectionately nicknamed Governor Windsock. Newt’s been horrible on embryonic stem cell research and horrible on man-caused global warming, an exorbitantly costly scam whose credibility is rapidly disintegrating before our very eyes.

In other words, Newt is a consummate Washington insider, a big government Republican, and appears to be almost as much of a panderer as Romney. He’s hardly a genuine conservative; he’s just glib enough to make some people think he is one.

But the truth will out, and that spells trouble for Newt. This is even before renewed conversations about his multiple divorces and admitted affairs while married to his first two wives. His affair with his current wife took place at about the same time Herman Cain was supposed to be harassing members of the opposite sex. If the media attacked Herman hammer and tongs over things that never happened in that time frame, just imagine the scalping Newt will take once they turn the knives on him.

And turn on him they will, as each candidate who has risen to the surface has been shredded by the Ministers of Propaganda eager to do their part to buttress the dimming re-election prospects of Barack Obama.

All this means that Newt will soon start to sink under the weight of his crony capitalism, his abrupt policy changes, and his troubled personal past.

This will create another vacuum, only this time there is no one new to fill it. When Michele Bachmann zoomed into the stratosphere, and then fell back to earth, Rick Perry was there to replace her. When Perry’s star fell over his debate performances and his “heartless” comment on immigration, Herman Cain’s star rose. When the air went out of Cain’s balloon over the false allegations of harassment and the more substantial problem of his lack of depth on foreign policy, the air went into Newt’s tires.

So the question becomes: where does the air go when it leaks out of Newt’s tires? Politics as well as nature abhors a vacuum, and somebody is going to benefit from Newt’s descent. Like an elevator on its way to the basement, a countervailing weight must rise.

Gov. Perry’s star will rise once again. Joe Arpaio’s endorsement and campaign appearances will help repair some of the damage he has done to himself on immigration. And in point of fact, even Michelle Bachmann has staked out a position very similar to Newt’s on rewarding those who have broken our immigration laws the longest. All of which means there is no perfect candidate in the hunt on the immigration issue.

But Perry does well in one-on-one interviews with major media outlets, is very effective on the stump, relates very well to people in the business of retail politics, and has the money to outlast many of his rivals.

An under-appreciated fact about this election season, compared to 2008, is that Republican party rules mandate that delegates in primaries be awarded proportionately rather than on a winner-take-all basis. This will make it virtually impossible for a candidate to sew up the nomination by Florida, as John McCain did in ‘08.

This GOP primary campaign will be marathon, not a sprint, and the advantage will go to the candidate with enough gas in the tank to go the distance, a candidate who has the resources to keep getting his message out and who wears well in personal campaign appearances. That means the smart money ought to be on Rick Perry.


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1 posted on 11/28/2011 5:31:03 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: shield

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Interesting related video...

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2 posted on 11/28/2011 5:32:17 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Yeah, and pigs will be breaking the sound barrier over Mount Rainer.


3 posted on 11/28/2011 5:32:59 PM PST by Happy Rain ( "Many of the most useful idiots of the Left are on the Right.")
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To: smoothsailing

ANYBODY BUT NEWT!!

NO NEWT IS GOOD NEWT!!


4 posted on 11/28/2011 5:34:09 PM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: smoothsailing
His amnesty stance on immigration puts him to the left of Perry on that issue,

Actually, it puts them on about the same level, sadly.

5 posted on 11/28/2011 5:36:11 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: smoothsailing

“Get ready for a Perry comeback”

lol....really?


6 posted on 11/28/2011 5:36:34 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: smoothsailing

Perry is a great guy. I have always thought that. Newt wrote the forward in Perry’s book “Fed Up” wherein he states a lot of great facts regarding Perry. Their immigration values are about the same. My guy is definitely Perry just because of his energy policy alone. Newt is my second pick. Still thinking about 3rd.


7 posted on 11/28/2011 5:39:07 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: Happy Rain

Well, if you powdered their behinds and stuffed them in a cannon near the sumit...

You don’t think RINO Cowboy Rick, the La Raza Kid can stay sober long enough to recover from revealing his positions?

You’re heartless.


8 posted on 11/28/2011 5:39:40 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Grunthor

Buddy Roemer to the front of the pack?

lol


9 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:08 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: smoothsailing

Just can’t write anything about Newt Gingrich without using that hackneyed term “baggage”, can you?


10 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:12 PM PST by Walrus (Big government is the natural enemy of liberty)
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To: smoothsailing

My only regret is that I can never get back the 3 minutes of my life I just wasted reading this crap.


11 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:33 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: Grunthor

I just saw his ad about what he says he’ll make congress do or he’ll cut their pay.

Sorry boy, but one emperor in my lifetime is plenty.


12 posted on 11/28/2011 5:41:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: MrEdd

“”Well, if you powdered their behinds and stuffed them in a cannon near the sumit...”

LOL! THAT’S how it’s done! I better hang up the really large slingshot.


13 posted on 11/28/2011 5:42:46 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: lahargis

Cain is about to be blasted with another accuser but it is a claim of a longtime affair. Cain’s attorney has been notified about the story. He was addressing the issue with Blitzer today.


14 posted on 11/28/2011 5:43:42 PM PST by Jukeman
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To: cripplecreek

Slashing salaries for the president and members of Congress and freezing all pending federal regulations are part of a far-reaching plan detailed Tuesday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who says it’s needed to give Washington a “complete overhaul.”

Wow. Perry is nuts! He doesn’t have a clue about the US Constitution and these people want Richardo “La Raza” Perry to be President?? Since when does the President control Congress’s salaries?


15 posted on 11/28/2011 5:45:06 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: cripplecreek
I just saw his ad about what he says he’ll make congress do or he’ll cut their pay.

I recall that Congress votes for their own salary increases. Can the President even cut the pay of Congress? Seems Riok is revealing that he doesn't understand representative government.

16 posted on 11/28/2011 5:46:00 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ...
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17 posted on 11/28/2011 5:49:27 PM 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: MrEdd
I am laughing my ass off at you liars from the Cain campaign who have said everything from Perry's whipped to he's a drunk to a porno loving homosexual with rapist tendencies.

You should be over at the Cain thread defending your candidate with no record from his 5th woman's claims. Maybe you can join in with the "she's another slut" remarks or like his lawyer said "sex is no ones business even if your running for office or in office"

Rick Perry, lifetime member of the NRA.

Rick Perry defunded planned parenthood resulting in the 13th shutdown in Texas.

Rick Perry helped create an environment that created 40% of all jobs created in America during the Obama rule.

Rick Perry, ex military.

Rick Perry, faithful to his wife and highschool sweetheart.

Rick Perry, spending 400 million of Texans tax dollars to secure the US/Mexico border

You look like a jackass more than Mr. Edd with your drunk remarks. It's Cain who can't remember one day from the next and who he is currently accusing of his latest screw up or misspeak. Hey I know, he'll hire great advisers. Right?

18 posted on 11/28/2011 5:49:43 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: smoothsailing

He takes votes away from Bachmann, Cain & Newt - so have at it.


19 posted on 11/28/2011 5:50:20 PM PST by Saundra Duffy ( For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: ez

Wow. Lol. Maybe he needs you as an advisor,eh?<\sarc> Lol...... I think it is cute how people will watch a multiple million dollar ad campaign and then say something is wrong about it like it was never considered or thought about.... Cute.


20 posted on 11/28/2011 5:50:28 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: shield

Love that pic!


21 posted on 11/28/2011 5:51:39 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: smoothsailing

Outside of here, his commercials do seem to be catching on. He just needs to really step-up his debate performances to match the image he is working on in those commercials.


22 posted on 11/28/2011 5:52:21 PM PST by mnehring
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To: normy

next debate on december 10, 2011.


23 posted on 11/28/2011 5:52:49 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: MrEdd
Perry has been advertising here in South Carolina a lot lately-less than two months til our primary.

They all have the same message as far as I'm concerned:

“Would you buy a used car from this man?”

(not unless I got double my money back if I return it)

24 posted on 11/28/2011 5:53:55 PM PST by Happy Rain ( "Many of the most useful idiots of the Left are on the Right.")
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To: Jukeman
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2813360/posts

Already happened, and already revealed to be another serial accuser who previously lost in court accusing someone else and who needs money now.

25 posted on 11/28/2011 5:54:01 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: CodeToad

La Raza has a large voting base and every time I see that... That is free advertisement for Rick’s campaign.


26 posted on 11/28/2011 5:54:32 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: lahargis

Pretty sure the President does not control the salary of Congress...maybe he’ll wrassle ‘em for it.


27 posted on 11/28/2011 5:54:34 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: Walrus

It has become quite clear to me there are people on FR who don’t give a damned bit about defeating Obama. Bunch of spoiled brats throwing temper tantrums if their candidate does not get the nomination. They all deserve Obama and his Marxist agenda if they continue to bitch and moan about third party, write-ins, or withholding their votes. I’m 70 years old and almost don’t give a crap any longer. It is a longtime until all the primary voting will be finished but I am thinking the odds of Obama winning re-election are pretty strong right now based on the hatred being spewed against each other here on FR. Please, God, help us to come together.


28 posted on 11/28/2011 5:55:31 PM PST by Jukeman
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To: lahargis

Perry is the right man, at the right time to save this sinking ship called America.


29 posted on 11/28/2011 5:56:05 PM 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: biggredd1

Great! That’s my birthday. I expect a dominating performance.


30 posted on 11/28/2011 5:56:31 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Jukeman

You think this is bad? You should have been here for the Buchanan Brigades. That made this look positively cordial.


31 posted on 11/28/2011 5:57:36 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: smoothsailing
I am convinced Perry is our man.


32 posted on 11/28/2011 5:57:53 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: MrEdd

The liberals laugh their fannies off about how some “conservatives” believe their lies more than their own people do.


33 posted on 11/28/2011 5:59:06 PM PST by Happy Rain ( "Many of the most useful idiots of the Left are on the Right.")
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To: CodeToad

“Since when does the President control Congress’s salaries?”

He’s also said he will cut them down to half-time jobs. He’s saying these nutty things he can’t do, to get attention back on him. That’s a poor way to do it.


34 posted on 11/28/2011 5:59:50 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will smash Obama in debates. Newt needs money.)
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To: lahargis

PS Perry is number two on my depth chart.


35 posted on 11/28/2011 6:00:28 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: normy
I don't have a candidate, I have an ideology.

Should you ever bother to look at my posting history you will find that I have been supporting Cain, Bachmann, and Santorum equally, and that I won't vote for Romney, Perry, Huntsman, or Paul under any circumstance, and probably not Newt either.

You would also find I have opposed Perry for over five years - long before he expressed presidential aspirations.

36 posted on 11/28/2011 6:00:35 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: ez
Maybe he will go to ez’s Congressman and say “look, we need to set an example that we are serious about getting our financial house in order. I am going to half my salary. You need to tell your buddies in the House to pass a balanced budget amendment or cut your own until you do. If you don't the Tea Party will run someone in your stead who will. Once this is passed I will go to ez’s Senators and tell them the same thing.”
37 posted on 11/28/2011 6:00:47 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Happy Rain

Yes, and public pay phones are scheduled to make a huge come back.


38 posted on 11/28/2011 6:00:55 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: ez

The point was... He doesn’t need some Johnny Come Lately poster to tell him. But, hey, feel free to post those rules all ya want! Okay!


39 posted on 11/28/2011 6:01:21 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: Jukeman

nicely said.


40 posted on 11/28/2011 6:04:06 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: Jukeman

nicely said.


41 posted on 11/28/2011 6:04:22 PM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: smoothsailing

ahem. It’s Perry. Thank the LordGodAllmighty.


42 posted on 11/28/2011 6:07:40 PM PST by waterhill (Strawberry jello is wild pig crack, they love it more than life)
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To: normy

I’m with you.

The only thing these people here have against Rick is an immigration thing.
Maybe a couple other minor crappos.

Perry may not be perfect but he’s a lot less perfect then the others.

PERRY IT IS!


43 posted on 11/28/2011 6:07:40 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (WE ARE AMERICA! DONATE TO FR MORE!)
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To: smoothsailing
How do you expect to create a "Perry comeback" when you spend 90% of your time on Newt, and then studiously avoid mentioning anything about any "program" that Perry is supposedly coming back with?

Amateurs should not be trying this at home.

44 posted on 11/28/2011 6:08:10 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: chicagolady

You like caps so,

ANYBODY THAT CAN DESTROY THAT POS obami.

SORRY, BUT NEWT DESTROYS ROMNEY. CAIN IS FINISHED.
NOW CALL THE TROLL PATROL TO COME HELP YOU.


45 posted on 11/28/2011 6:09:27 PM PST by bfree (The revolution is coming - OBAMI IS THE ENEMY OF FREEDOM)
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To: normy

You forgot one:

Rick Perry, empty suit.


46 posted on 11/28/2011 6:09:56 PM PST by neocon1984
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To: Jukeman

Jukeman is correct. Many posters simply want to be proven right. Any candidate who is not THEIR chosen candidate must be denigrated and belittled.

Grow up, people. Tell me why you think your guy should be president; don’t tell me why mine shouldn’t.


47 posted on 11/28/2011 6:09:56 PM PST by Walrus (Big government is the natural enemy of liberty)
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48 posted on 11/28/2011 6:11:41 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: TribalPrincess2U; normy
The only thing these people here have against Rick is an immigration thing.

Oh yes, that little, "Immigration thing".

As tens of thousands of American victims and their family members, of murder, rape, robbery, fraud, burglary, those ran over, stabbed and maimed by illegal aliens, stand in angry silence.

49 posted on 11/28/2011 6:12:20 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: CodeToad

LOL. Perry makes Herman Cain look like James Madison.


50 posted on 11/28/2011 6:13:16 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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