Skip to comments.Rick Perry Resumes Iowa Bus Tour, Hammers GOP Opponents
Posted on 12/27/2011 11:18:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
....You dont have to settle for Washington and Wall Street insiders who supported the Wall Street bailout and Obamacare individual mandate. You dont have to resign yourself to voting for wasteful Washington spending culture of earmarks and of deficits and this ever rising debt that weve got, said Perry. You dont have to vote for a candidate who would allow Iran to wipe Israel off the face of the earth and then ultimately America. You dont have to you dont have to stand for that. You dont have to settle for that.
Im the limited government conservative in this campaign thats going to get Washington a complete overhaul. I believe that the federal government should do a few things, do those few things real well, and get out of the way and leave Americans alone.
With the controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio standing at his side, Perry focused a good portion of his quick six minute speech on border security, drawing large applause from the crowd when he vowed to secure the border within one year of taking office.
Heres my pledge to you: We will secure that border. We will shut it down within one year after my hand comes off of that Bible, said Perry to a boom of applause from the crowd.....
...You have my back on January the third and Ill have your back for the next four years in Washington, D.C.
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Perry is the only conservative running that can actually pull off a victory for us. He’s got the experience, the organization and the money to do it.
Godspeed Rick Perry!
He does a good job of drawing a distinction between himself and other candidates. When you get right to it, only two candidates in this race have the funds or access to funds to not get buried by Obama - those two are Romney and Perry and I know which one I’d rather see elected.
Regardless of how much you like Gingrich, Bachmann, Huntsman, Paul or Santorum, they lack the cash to go the distance or to win a protracted primary battle. They will need to coalesce support quickly to have any chance at all.
Romney has his own personal wealth and Perry has access to great resources which he has used to build a strong network of donors and advisers.
While I like Bachmann and Santorum and feel they are more conservative than Perry in some regards, they don’t have the funds or the networking to wrest the nomination from Romney. I know Perry got off to a bad start on the campaign trail but I still think he’s the best shot we have at uniting the party, defeating Obama and overhauling Washington.
Closing the border... such a novel idea, but at the risk of getting hammered by Perry supporters, I was under the impression the Texas Governor signed a bill providing funding for the education of illegals in Texas, or am I wrong?
Texas passed a veto proof bill in 2001 and Rick Perry signed it and stands by Texas' right to deal with the immigration problems the Federal government has left the states to pay for and deal with. Of all the candidates, Gov. Perry understands the border problem. It isn't a campaign talking point for him. He truly will seal the border, kill off the cartels and NO amnesty (just as he's been asking the Feds to get off their butts and do for years). More
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Although I would like The President to cut congressional pay in half and send them home, the assertion is laughable. He is running for President, not Supreme Leader.(Obozo already has that)
Tweet from a reporter with the Perry campaign:
“Perry pounds his fist in his hand and lets out a woop when introducer calls Sheriff Joe a tough as nails sheriff.”
....”Perry appeared alongside Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona lawman who found himself the subject of charges by the Justice Department earlier this month that he violated civil liberties. Arpaio, who briefly introduced Perry at the start of the event, called it a sneak attack by the Obama administration but suggested a president like Perry would allow him to continue his work unfettered.
In a Fox News interview after the charges were revealed last month, Perry defended his supporter, saying that people were out after Sheriff Joe.
Arpaio campaigned with Perry in New Hampshire just after Thanksgiving. But his presence seemed much more effective in Iowa, as did Perrys pledges to shut down the border with Mexico within a year of taking office. That promise received applause and cheers from the enthusiastic audience.”
Of course it is if that's how you see it. The people VOTE for their representatives. President Perry would campaign for candidates who agree with less pay, less time in D.C., smaller staffs, smaller government; use the bully pulpit. You think the voters won't cheer those campaign appearances?
You say Perry wouldn't be "Supreme Leader" but you seem to feel we are stuck with a "Permanent Ruling Class." I don't. Perry supporters don't.
Perry was the first of the non-Romney candidates the media first spotlighted and then went after to destroy (their modus operandi this cycle). He may well end up being the last non-Romney candidate standing.
another tweet from the campaign trail today:
“In Clarinda, Perry accidentally introduced as governor of California. Man corrects himself and says “he’s governor of a big state” #oops
a follower tweeted back:
“If he WAS the Governor of California, this would would be a much better place. “
That's not fair to bring that up...During campaigns, the candidates are allowed to say anything they want...We can't hold it against them when the election is over...
CALIFORNIA: ..Texas Gov. Rick Perry has become a folk hero for people like Stewart as he's marketed his state as a low-cost and business-friendly alternative to California, which is fertile job-hunting ground for Perry.
Texas has added 929,000 jobs since 2001, while California has lost approximately 635,000 manufacturing jobs in that same time, Stewart said.
Answering questions after his speech, Stewart told the story of Perry sending programmed cellphones to CEOs in California with a simple message: "If you're interested in growing your business, please call me. I'm here to help."
"They're doing something right down there," Stewart said of what he dubs the "Texas miracle." "Gov. Perry will go anywhere, any time, to try to recruit companies into Texas."
Perry has taken the state's regulatory process and managed it himself, Stewart said
[CA Economic Development Corporation President Mark] Lascelles emphasized that it does no good to belabor California's regulatory environment.
"Unfortunately, we can't avoid it. We have to deal with it," he said. Speaker focuses on job creation
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc is famous for relying on low-cost Asian manufacturers to both source and assemble its popular gadgets, but the consumer device giant recently started receiving a critical component in its iPad and iPhones from closer to home - Texas.
The A5 processor - the brain in the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 - is now made in a sprawling 1.6 million square feet factory in Austin owned by Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics, according to people familiar with the operation.
One of the few major components to be sourced from within the United States, the A5 processor is built by Samsung in a newly constructed $3.6 billion non-memory chip production line that reached full production in early December.
The A5 chip inside Apples iPad 2 and iPhone 4S is now being produced stateside (In Texas), according to Reuters. Sources familiar with Apples production details told the news organization that Samsung Electronics is now handling production of the A5 in Austin, Texas. Among manufactured products, the states leading export category is chemical manufactures, which accounted for $38.4 billion (20 percent) of Texas total merchandise exports in 2008. Other top 2008 manufactured exports were computers and electronic products ($35.2 billion), machinery manufactures ($27.3 billion), and petroleum and coal products ($25.3 billion).
The new facility employs more than 1,100 workers. So the next time you see someone with an IPad or IPhone say Howdy! for the good people of Texas and for Governor Perry. Amazing! Apple Actually Buys Something Made in America!
And for those of you thinking, Yeah, just one example:
Texas export total for 2008 was $192.2 billion, higher than any other state. Between 2004 and 2008 the export total from TX rose 64%, or $74.8 billion which was the largest dollar gain of all 50 states. In terms of markets, 32% of TX exports ($62.1 billion in 2008) went to Mexico. Other major markets were Canada, China, The Netherlands, and Brazil.
The bill passed with only 4 nay votes.
It did not fund educating illegals.
It allowed the children of illegal entrants, who were walked, driven or carried into Texas by adults, to pay the instate tuition rate for college if they had attended a TX high school for at least 3 years and had graduated.
Did you picture an adult illegal crossing the border and heading to a college, stopping along the way to pick up his “funding” for his education?
The children are not chargeable as illegal aliens, therefore they are not deportable as illegal aliens. To commit a criminal act you must be of age and have the ability to control your situation. None of that is true of children brought in by adults.
In addition, federal law mandates that these children be admitted to public school grades k-12, but after that point the Feds dump the problem of where to go from there on the states.
No, I didn’t picture anything, but as Univ of Arizona class of ‘77, I’ve witnessed more nightmares with illegal immigration including 35 deaths from men being left in a semi-trailor in 110+ degrees just to die so the trafficers could walk away, countless murders along the border, drug trafficing, human smuggling, and virtually every day stories in the news and in the papers about a problem that’s been going on for fifty years unaddressed for the most part. I was genuinely asking about the situation and the truth about Perry and his views because I haven’t heard enough from him to know. Don’t get me wrong, I hate socialism, Obama, the culture of corruption, spending, the lies, the double standards, pay to play, stimulus spending that is largely just a slush fund for more corruption, etc... I don’t know enough about Perry, and that means many others are simply clueless. (which most voters are anyway)
You are so wrong that ...
I don’t know where to start. But keep coming to these Perry threads if you are genuinely interested in a good candidate.
You’ll find out all you need to know about Perry.
If I want to be told I’m wrong.... oh nevermind. Wrong about what? I started in this thread to learn about Perry...and as I said in my first post “at the risk of getting hammered”. Thank you kindly.
Welcome to Perryville. Rick never takes questions that challenge his record but his league of flying shill monkeys will blow campaign chaff while simultaneously chiding you for daring to question his dubious credentials as a conservative. No wonder voters are wary of him, and for good reason. Good luck and have fun.
Partially my fault here in Perryville..lol. I assume that people read the thread before they bring out the hammers! My relatives in Texas were less than enthusiastic about his getting in the race, but dummies like me have to decide for ourselves.... oh and it has been fun!
I’m from Arizona too, and you have to know that if Sheriff Joe is backing Perry then Perry is hardly an open borders guy. I hate the illegal situation as much as anyone in Arizona and I know how damaging it can be, that’s why I understand what Perry and the Texas legislature did. Perry only signed the bill, but the bill makes sense since they are not “giving” anything to those kids, they get the same rate as anyone who lives in Texas. As another poster pointed out, they are the children of illegals and better they go to school then join gangs. Texas, as Arizona, is forced by the SCOTUS to provide education and medical expenses anyway, why not take the smart ones and let them make something of themselves. They also have to be pursuing a path to legalization.
You are getting close to driving the nail with one swing. I think Perry is really close to gaining Tea Party support if the immigration issue could be consistently clarified. I would point out that illegal immigrants are “living” in Texas, but can’t be citizens of Texas if they aren’t US citizens. My point exactly is 50 years of doing nothing about the problem just leads to more problems. I have nothing against Mexicans individually. Some of the nicest people I have ever met are illegally in the US.
I can make you relax. I just returned from a Perry/Arpaio event in Creston, IA and Perry was awesome. He’s ready for the big leagues.
A woman minister asked Perry about his position on waterboarding. I think she was opposed to it and was hoping he would agree with her BUT Perry said if waterboarding saved American lives, he was all for it.
The place erupted in applause. I think the good pastor did not get her desired answer.
I was with a couple of undecided folks and they admit they were very impressed.
Thanks for the report.
TADSLOS actually can’t stand the fact that Rick and Anita Perry exist and are breathing the good air the good Lord gave us.
TADSLOS has a secret agenda...he only comes here to hate on Rick and Anita and only the Lord knows why, or maybe the Lord and whoever T works for or with...
Change your signature (tagline line) just below the “your reply” space that you used to tell me I’m wrong. Thank you kindly.
Why, too much for you to handle? Or can’t you read legislation?
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