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Daydreaming about a President Perry
American Thinker ^ | January 5, 2012 | Alicia Colon

Posted on 01/05/2012 2:15:50 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

.....It's too bad that his confrontation with Politico reporter Mike Allen didn't come earlier in the campaign, because "You got a name?" makes a great sound bite on how to treat the left-wing media ambushes. It would also be the way he would probably confront world leaders who are not operating in our best interests -- firm but unwavering. One thing is for certain: a president Perry would not be bowing to any Saudi potentate or any other world leader.

......Frankly, I don't think pragmatism is what is called for at this time. Slash-and-burn is what is needed to reduce our multi-trillion-dollar deficit. When I read on The Drudge Report that Rupert Murdoch was for Rick because he had vision, I thought that he was talking about Perry, not Santorum. It is Perry who wants to reduce the salaries of Congress and send them home packing. It is Perry who wants to eliminate the useless Departments of Energy, Housing, and Education. It is Perry who wants to drill, baby, drill. It is Perry who would never have pulled our soldiers out of Iraq before complete stabilization was in place. It is Perry who has the experience to get this country back on its feet.

There are only two things this country has ever done right, and they are the space program and our military -- both entities that this socialist administration and the Democratic Party gut at every opportunity.

Rick Perry could succeed with his policies only with a strong Tea-Party Congress, which only we can give him.

Yes, I am a daydreamer, but there's something about that handsome coyote-killer that reminds me of Ronnie.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Health/Medicine; Military/Veterans; Politics; Religion; Science
KEYWORDS: 10thamendment; conservatism; economy; perry2012; perryastroturfing
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1 posted on 01/05/2012 2:15:53 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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2 posted on 01/05/2012 2:16:13 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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Still running, Perry calls Iowa caucuses ‘a loosey-goosey process’
3 posted on 01/05/2012 2:26:23 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rick Perry betrays the right, stays in
4 posted on 01/05/2012 2:28:39 AM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: South40
Perry, Perry, Quite Contrary ........"Scenario B is potentially very bad news for Mr. Romney. It implies that party elites are not coalescing around him. In fact, it suggests that a subgroup of party elites are so dissatisfied with Mr. Romney that they are behaving strategically in an effort to maximize their chances of denying him the nomination..."

Iowa ethanol industry celebrates Romney-Santorum..........."Romney and Santorum (like Gingrich and Obama) both go 4-for-4 on the ethanol lobby's scorecard. Paul goes 2-for-4 because he would cut oil subsidies and allow 15-percent ethanol blends to be sold, but opposes the mandate and other subsidies. Rick Perry went 0-for-4."

5 posted on 01/05/2012 2:34:25 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

6 posted on 01/05/2012 2:38:59 AM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: South40

Cute.

We’re back to this jr high stuff?


7 posted on 01/05/2012 2:45:33 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Thanks -- I like it too. See the finger holding the ribbon? I added that. RINO Rick provides the humor, of course.

It's far past time for your hero to drop out. His remaining in the race only helps Mitt Romney.

8 posted on 01/05/2012 2:49:17 AM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yes, I am a daydreamer, but there's something about that handsome coyote-killer that reminds me of Ronnie.

Embarrassing.

9 posted on 01/05/2012 2:56:11 AM PST by EternalVigilance
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To: South40
.....His remaining in the race only helps Mitt Romney.

No.

With Gov. Perry remaining in the race, it gives conservatives the opportunity to vote for the true CONSERVATIVE with executive record cred, who can beat Obama and.....

Perry: Uproot and Overhaul Washington

10 posted on 01/05/2012 2:56:34 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: EternalVigilance
Has your America's Party found a candidate yet?
11 posted on 01/05/2012 2:59:44 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

La Perraza looks Reaganesque? Somebody’s smokin rose colored crack...


12 posted on 01/05/2012 3:00:21 AM PST by AnTiw1
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To: AnTiw1

Welcome to FR.

What state do you live in?

Who are you supporting in the GOP Primary?


13 posted on 01/05/2012 3:02:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Not yet. But hey, if we’d pick a “slash and burn” “handsome coyote-killer” it looks like we’d have a good shot at picking off the vote of the writer!


14 posted on 01/05/2012 3:10:01 AM PST by EternalVigilance
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
that dumb Iowa caucus

Wow, more anti-Iowa elitism -- but this time from the right!

Surprised to hear this coming from Alicia Colon. I thought this junior high level snobbery was the province of the Left.

And speaking of junior high, what is Alicia smoking? Girlishly gushing over an over-the-hill pol, give me a break.

15 posted on 01/05/2012 3:13:40 AM PST by shhrubbery!
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
With Gov. Perry remaining in the race, it gives conservatives the opportunity to vote for the true CONSERVATIVE with executive record cred, who can beat Obama and.....

Yes, Perry continues to be the true conservative remaining in this race.

I don't know why he's been getting hammered relentlessly on this conservative forum. Well, I do know. It had nothing to do with his policies and everything to do with the timing in which he entered. He was viewed as a threat to a favorite non-candidate here so the Perry bashing started relentlessly right out of the gate. Nonetheless, she's not here and Perry is. Perry is strong on job creation, domestic energy, government deregulation, pro-life and pro-2nd Amendment. And he has a record to back it up. Additionally, he doesn't have a closet full of skeletons. He's been thoroughly vetted by Austin liberals who have spent a decade failing to dig up dirt on him. Yet all we hear are "Gardasil" and "La Raza Ricardo". And somehow Santorum and Gingrich are the "conservatives" in this race?

So Perry can't debate. So what? Gingrich will carve Obama up in the debates and then get his ass handed to him in the general election! Is this what we want? And Santorum? Take away his pro-life accolades and he's just another big-spending, pork barrel, bail-outing Republican.

This election is going to be about jobs and the economy --something that Perry has dealt with successfully and has a record to prove it. He can beat Obama.

16 posted on 01/05/2012 3:16:18 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

His axe is missing one major cut, namely illegal immigration. That cut could save $100 billion a year.


17 posted on 01/05/2012 3:21:54 AM PST by monocle
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To: South40

Daydreaming indeed. Seems to be what Perry has been doing during the entire campaign.


18 posted on 01/05/2012 3:24:43 AM PST by rintense
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To: Drew68; South40; fieldmarshaldj; miss marmelstein; Liz
favorite non-candidate here so the Perry bashing started relentlessly right out of the gate. Nonetheless, she's not here and Perry is.

HAHAHAHHAA! Please. Mr. 5th place, 2% was never seen as a threat to anyone. If Perry were the 'true conservative', he'd be winning by a wide margin instead of being Romney's stalking horse.

19 posted on 01/05/2012 3:27:34 AM PST by rintense
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To: monocle
His axe is missing one major cut, namely illegal immigration. That cut could save $100 billion a year.

Texas has spent over $400 Million trying to do the fed's job of protecting an INTERNATIONAL border.

Perry wants the border sealed (states he can do it within a year), kill off the cartels and NO amnesty.

He is the only one running who means it and who will do it.

20 posted on 01/05/2012 3:28:39 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Drew68

I guess it is because we are “heartless”


21 posted on 01/05/2012 3:37:45 AM PST by packrat35 (Heartless)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'm not a Perry supporter, and I don't know a whole lot about him, but I think it's silly that some people are saying he should drop out of the race, simply based on his poor showing in Iowa. Remember, John McCain came in 4th in Iowa in 2008.

I heard something interesting tonight, on another site. This may be completely wrong, but some people were saying that contrary to how it looks now, Mitt Romney might not be the establishment's "pick." They were saying that they think Perry is going to end up being the establishment's guy. He does kinda remind me of Dubya in some ways. No offense to any of you who support him, but from what I have gathered about him, I get the feeling he is another big-government wolf in sheep's clothing, disguised as a conservative...which would just mean a continuation of the same road we've been on. I don't know about anyone else, but I strongly feel that if we don't reverse the course we've been on, we're in big trouble. And we're running out of chances, so I hope people will finally snap out of this slumber they've been in, and realize that we're being played like fools.

22 posted on 01/05/2012 3:38:32 AM PST by incindiary (http://youtu.be/BkpnhCkLK-M)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
With Gov. Perry remaining in the race, it gives conservatives the opportunity to vote for the true CONSERVATIVE with executive record cred, who can beat Obama and.....

Perry is no conservative and they are certainly not voting for him. Did you miss yesterday or are you just choosing to ignore it?

Your hero has gone from joke of a candidate to being a real threat of assisting Romney in every state. He needs to go and soon.

23 posted on 01/05/2012 3:51:16 AM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Perry actually got in Obamas face and space in Texas awhile back. He tried to hand Obama himself a letter regarding the border. No other candidate has got right up and personal with Obama like Perry did.


24 posted on 01/05/2012 5:07:27 AM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: incindiary
I heard something interesting tonight, on another site. This may be completely wrong, but some people were saying that contrary to how it looks now, Mitt Romney might not be the establishment's "pick." They were saying that they think Perry is going to end up being the establishment's guy. He does kinda remind me of Dubya in some ways. No offense to any of you who support him, but from what I have gathered about him, I get the feeling he is another big-government wolf in sheep's clothing, disguised as a conservative...which would just mean a continuation of the same road we've been on. I don't know about anyone else, but I strongly feel that if we don't reverse the course we've been on, we're in big trouble. And we're running out of chances, so I hope people will finally snap out of this slumber they've been in, and realize that we're being played like fools.

Put the cork back in the bottle. To twist history and facts that are staring you in your face and come up with that, shows how out of touch or desperate anti-Perry posters have become. Nice bit of opposition smearing.

25 posted on 01/05/2012 5:17:04 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: isthisnickcool
Perry actually got in Obamas face and space in Texas awhile back. He tried to hand Obama himself a letter regarding the border. No other candidate has got right up and personal with Obama like Perry did.

And he's fighting federal agencies and has a redistricting case before the Supreme Court and Eric Holder has Texas' Photo ID languishing on his desk -- waiting is "approval."

Perry has been battling BIG government and winning many battles.

Now he wants to win the war.

26 posted on 01/05/2012 5:20:47 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: isthisnickcool

And that is why I think Perry is the one that would intimidate Obama the most.


27 posted on 01/05/2012 5:23:12 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: incindiary

You have a big imagination there. Lol


28 posted on 01/05/2012 5:40:28 AM PST by lahargis
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; jonrick46; deepbluesea; TexMom7; potlatch; SunkenCiv; wolfcreek; BuckeyeTexan; ...
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29 posted on 01/05/2012 5:42:21 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
"Welcome to FR.

What state do you live in?

Who are you supporting in the GOP Primary?"


'Papers please'?

I'm a noob, I have a profile, and I'm not supporting your boy. Suffer.

30 posted on 01/05/2012 5:47:48 AM PST by AnTiw1
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To: Drew68

All that needs to come out of Perry’s mouth is Energy -> Jobs -> Wealth -> Security. Everything follows if our energy sector is thriving.


31 posted on 01/05/2012 6:10:53 AM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: AnTiw1

32 posted on 01/05/2012 6:11:43 AM PST by World'sGoneInsane (We Can Take OUR Country Back--Perry 2012)
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To: AnTiw1; Cincinatus' Wife
"Welcome to FR.

What state do you live in?

Who are you supporting in the GOP Primary?"

"'Papers please'?

I'm a noob, I have a profile, and I'm not supporting your boy. Suffer."

Welcome then, Newbie!

And it appears that you're going to be a delight to know!

What charm! What grace! What a pleasant early appearance.

It is so good to have you here.

Obviously, you will be elevating us all.

33 posted on 01/05/2012 6:24:43 AM PST by Chasaway (Where are we going and why am I in this handbasket?)
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To: AnTiw1
'Papers please'?

I'm a noob, I have a profile, and I'm not supporting your boy. Suffer.

LOL! I like you already. Welcome to FR and one of a thousand Perry SPAM threads.

34 posted on 01/05/2012 6:32:48 AM PST by TADSLOS (It's time for Rick Perry to go home to Paint Creek.)
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You: “This may be completely wrong”

Me: It is completely wrong. No truth to it at all.

He has been my Governor for over 10 years now and I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that Rick Perry is NOT the establishment pick and he damn sure is NO WAY NO HOW anything like Dubya. Perry is anti-establishment, anti-big government, anti-federal regulations, anti-Obuma and overall anti-DC.

“And the Republican elites do not like Rick Perry. The Republican elites do not like Rick Perry ... Rick Perry stands in opposition to inside the Beltway Washington elites, I don’t care what party they are.” ~Rush Limbaugh, May 18, 2011

YOU: “if we don’t reverse the course we’ve been on, we’re in big trouble”

ME: THAT is the truth and if you believe that then you should reconsider Perry. He is the only one that will change the status quo and he will do it in a big way.

And No Offense was taken. You said we are “being played like fools”. Many are. I’m not.

Perry 2012!


35 posted on 01/05/2012 6:47:01 AM PST by TexMom7
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To: TexMom7
Just wanted to bump this part of my post above:

“And the Republican elites do not like Rick Perry. The Republican elites do not like Rick Perry ... Rick Perry stands in opposition to inside the Beltway Washington elites, I don’t care what party they are.”

~Rush Limbaugh, May 18, 2011

36 posted on 01/05/2012 6:50:14 AM PST by TexMom7
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To: Chasaway

Wow. Thanks for the wit. Before you get elevated, I’m hetero.


37 posted on 01/05/2012 6:52:35 AM PST by AnTiw1
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To: TADSLOS

Thanks. I promise to provoke a smile when my intellect doesn’t dazzle. That’s my MO and I’m sticking to it.


38 posted on 01/05/2012 6:55:25 AM PST by AnTiw1
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Texas has spent over $400 Million trying to do the fed's job of protecting an INTERNATIONAL border.

Perry wants the border sealed (states he can do it within a year), kill off the cartels and NO amnesty.

Perry has spent only a small fraction of that amount on border security- less than 2 million on Ranger Recon Teams that Perry so loudly brags about. Most of that 400 million has been absorbed by Texas DPS to fund other operations in the state that have NOTHING to do with border security. Some of it is being spent providing personal security to Perry as a political candidate currently posing as a governor. That's more Texas taxpayer money being pissed away by Perry that he should be footing the bill for out of his own campaign pocket.

Why does Perry continually feel compelled to lie about his commitment to border security? Why do you continually support his lies?

39 posted on 01/05/2012 7:02:41 AM PST by TADSLOS (It's time for Rick Perry to go home to Paint Creek.)
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To: TADSLOS

LINKS?

Give me your facts.


40 posted on 01/05/2012 7:07:24 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: TexMom7

Bump!


41 posted on 01/05/2012 7:09:04 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Uh, you have a nasty habit of dictating to others when confronted with facts that get you busted. I’m not your google slave. Get bent. Your the paid Perry spam linky artist, look it up yourself. It’s a matter of public record. Perry is a damned liar about his border security claims and you carry his lies for him.


42 posted on 01/05/2012 7:19:38 AM PST by TADSLOS (It's time for Rick Perry to go home to Paint Creek.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I have no dog in this fight since I’m voting ABO no matter what. Still, I like Perry and am glad he’s decided to continue with him campaign. He’s a good man and there is a lot about him I find impressive.


43 posted on 01/05/2012 7:20:25 AM PST by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012! (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.))
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To: TADSLOS

Didn’t think you could.

BTW — who is your candidate - today?


44 posted on 01/05/2012 7:27:53 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: truthkeeper

Thank you.


45 posted on 01/05/2012 7:28:59 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You’re welcome, CW. Thank you for your posting efforts, I appreciate the information and enjoy the threads.


46 posted on 01/05/2012 7:31:42 AM PST by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012! (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.))
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To: TADSLOS

Texas Taxpayers would be paying for Perry’s security whether he was here in Texas or running for office.

Why do you criticize Perry for spending money AT ALL on Border Security when it is clearly not Perry, Texas OR Texas Taxpayers who are responsible for securing an International Border?

Why don’t you criticize Obama for NOT spending money on the border security and NOT doing his job?

Why don’t people of none border states send THEIR hard earned Tax dollars down to the border states to help pay for the security of THEIR border and quit blaming Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Calif for trying to do what they can to secure it and deal with Illegals that our Federal Government will NOT?

IF YOU ARE NOT FROM Texas, Arizona, New Mexico or Calif -
THEN PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS!

Why don’t you criticize Obama for running guns to the cartel?


Border security is a federal responsibility but a Texas problem, and Texas has invested hundreds of millions of state dollars in efforts to support and supplement security forces already in place. Still, this is a problem that will only be solved with more federal accountability and involvement.

Highlights

— Starting in 2005 with Operation Linebacker, the state has sought to provide funding, manpower and equipment to local law enforcement agencies operating along the Texas-Mexico border.

— The state’s latest operation, Border Star, builds on the successes of previous operations with unprecedented local, state and federal law enforcement coordination. With the assistance of the 80th and 81st Legislatures, the State of Texas has been able to appropriate more than $110 million each session to fund and amplify these efforts.

— In response to a rising tide of gang violence in Texas communities, the Governor allocated $4 million in criminal justice grants to cities across the state to increase patrols of gang hotspots. In 2009, Gov. Perry worked to secure more than $10 million in state funding for enhanced anti-gang efforts during the 2010-11 biennium.

— In September 2009, Gov. Perry announced the formation of highly-skilled Ranger Recon Teams — which include Texas Rangers, Texas National Guard Counterdrug forces, Highway Patrol and DPS Aviation assets — in order to address threats building in the unincorporated areas along the Texas-Mexico border.

— Since early 2009, Gov. Perry has repeatedly called on Washington to authorize the deployment of 1,000 Title 32 National Guard soldiers to the Texas-Mexico border to support border security operations currently underway. (see letter to President Obama, letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and request to Defense Secretary Gates)


47 posted on 01/05/2012 7:50:24 AM PST by TexMom7
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48 posted on 01/05/2012 8:14:27 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TexMom7

Facts!


49 posted on 01/05/2012 8:18:15 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: South40; Cincinatus' Wife

From your posted link, South: “If Rick Perry was a legitimate conservative (which I always warned he was not) he would have dropped out of the campaign today and endorsed Rick Santorum, Ron Paul—” The writer lost it right there. Truly pathetic.


50 posted on 01/05/2012 9:57:24 AM PST by Quicksilver (nominate Rick Perry - defeat Obama - overhaul Washington!)
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