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Gov. Rick Perry’s statement on President Obama’s re-election
Houston Chronicle ^ | November 7, 2012 | Rick Perry

Posted on 11/07/2012 11:37:57 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

“The American people have given President Obama a chance to start over. He can take steps this time to govern responsibly. He can work with, not against, Republicans in Congress and governors around the nation. He can put an end to his reckless disregard for our rule of law and spare our nation another long, painful and expensive four years for American families, taxpayers and employers.

“We must hold his and Congress’ feet to the fire to once and for all cut spending, repeal Obamacare and withdraw federal encroachment into state decision-making and personal liberties. Our nation’s long-term prosperity and security absolutely depends on it.

“Meanwhile, states have the opportunity to pave the way for Washington by promoting common-sense policies of smaller government, lower taxes and restrained spending that create jobs and prosperity for their citizens.

“I commend Mitt Romney and his entire campaign team for a disciplined, focused and hard-fought race. Anita and I wish him, Ann and his team all the best.”

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.chron.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2016; perry2016; rickperry

1 posted on 11/07/2012 11:38:00 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“We must hold his and Congress’ feet to the fire to once and for all cut spending, repeal Obamacare and withdraw federal encroachment into state decision-making and personal liberties. Our nation’s long-term prosperity and security absolutely depends on it.”

Yeh right.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 11:41:44 AM PST by txmissy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think 0bama might try to play nice until the 2014 elections, but after that, Katy bar the door.


3 posted on 11/07/2012 11:42:28 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

kudo’s to him


4 posted on 11/07/2012 11:42:51 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Is Rick Perry trying his hand at comedy?

Obama is more likely to appoint State “Czars” to rule over red states than he ever would be to take the course of action proposed by Perry.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 11:45:53 AM PST by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: driftdiver

Agree.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 11:48:50 AM PST by Andy'smom
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To: peyton randolph

Is Rick Perry trying his hand at comedy?

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It sounds to me like his first opening campaign remarks for 2016.

God Bless Rick Perry. God Bless Texas. And may someday God Bless America like He used to.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 11:51:00 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: peyton randolph
Is Rick Perry trying his hand at comedy?

If you want to call lifting your kilt to show your disdain for the enemy, comedy.

8 posted on 11/07/2012 11:51:41 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: txmissy

Rick Perry, along with numerous other so-called conservatives are delusional. This elction proved the majority wants freebies. We lost. It is over. Nothing else matters. Hunker down and cling to your family. They are coming for our stuff.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 11:52:10 AM PST by sheana
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To: peyton randolph

Wasn’t his entire campaign an extended comedy bit?


10 posted on 11/07/2012 11:54:09 AM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I heard an interview with Rick Santorum not too long ago, discussing Rick Perry. Santorum related an anecdote from the primary debate which occurred shortly after his daughter Bella's health took a slight downturn. Santorum had been asked a question about his ability to balance the presidency with concerns for his special needs daughter, and he answered the question.

Following the debate, he was speaking with Perry and inadvertently looked down at Perry's legal pad from the debate. Santorum said Perry had jotted a note at the top of his pad and underlined it twice, reading, "PRAY FOR BELLA."

Perry may not have been my first choice, but he is an honorable man.

11 posted on 11/07/2012 11:55:44 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Thank you. I had not heard of this, though I am not surprised.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 12:00:18 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: sheana

Perhaps we should show them what socialist free really is.

Nothing, upon nothing is free in a socialistic world. Socialism lives on dreams, aspirations and goals.

{SLAP}

Duh, the dims have none of the above, they won’t miss a thing.


13 posted on 11/07/2012 12:00:50 PM PST by BornToBeAmerican (Things aren't as good as they should be and its Obama's fault, the resident said)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
What the bleep ever.

If we are going to lose can we at least go down swinging. somebody please just call him what he is...a communist.

14 posted on 11/07/2012 12:03:53 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: smokingfrog

Not going to happen. Remember these words from the campaign (when he thought he was going to lose): I will work across the aisle. He meant he will reach across the aisle to strangle anyone who has the temerity to oppose his edicts.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 12:08:14 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: riri

This is in Obama’s face:

“....He can take steps this time to govern responsibly. He can work with, not against, Republicans in Congress and governors around the nation. He can put an end to his reckless disregard for our rule of law and spare our nation another long, painful and expensive four years for American families, taxpayers and employers.

“We must hold his and Congress’ feet to the fire to once and for all cut spending, repeal Obamacare and withdraw federal encroachment into state decision-making and personal liberties. Our nation’s long-term prosperity and security absolutely depends on it. ...”


16 posted on 11/07/2012 12:10:21 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: peyton randolph; Cincinatus' Wife
Obama is more likely to appoint State “Czars” to rule over red states than he ever would be to take the course of action proposed by Perry.

Perry knows that perfectly well, and this is just a polite way of calling attention to the miserable record of Obama and getting Texas ready for what's going to come.

I wanted Gingrich as the nominee but Perry was my second choice, second only because he was not verbally quick on his feet and I knew the Dems would seize on that, which they did. (Of course, Obama and Biden are walking gaffe-machines, but that doesn't seem to matter to the press, which makes all their bizarre and even evil misstatements simply disappear.)

But in my opinion, Texas is probably the only place that has a chance of resisting Obama, and Perry is its spokesman.

17 posted on 11/07/2012 12:17:47 PM PST by livius
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I have a friend who supported Perry. The friend was a Democrat until recently. He and Perry have been friends for many years. My friend is hands down one of the most brilliant people in the US. Up until late yesterday I believed that there was no way Obama could be re-elected. I texted my friend and asked him who would win. He said Obama. That really bummed me out because this person is never wrong. Never. Prayed he would be wrong but he was right on the money. The Romney loss upset me so much I did not get to sleep until 4 AM. When I got to the office this AM one of my female employees was in tears. Really torn up.

Perry is a good man. A decent man. His mistake was getting in to the game when he was not physically right. The truth is that Perry had his moment of forgetfullness not because of anything he lacks mentally but because he was on medication for his back and had little sleep. Perry would have made a great president.


18 posted on 11/07/2012 12:23:18 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: smokingfrog

I don’t think Obama’s going to play nice at all. It’s not in his nature.

Brace yourselves, everybody, because he is going to crack down hard. 2014 doesn’t matter to him because congress doesn’t matter to him. For the last nearly 3 years, he has not submitted anything of any importance to the legislature, and when he had to do so for form’s sake, at the beginning of his evil tenure of the WH, our esteemed legistlators were never even given the whole bill or allowed to read it. And their objections, if any, were like the routine, somewhat annoying but ignored sound of a mosquito on a summer night.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 12:24:48 PM PST by livius
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To: peyton randolph; Cincinatus' Wife
Comedy? Rick Perry is saying exactly what needs to be said to 0bowmao. I'm thanking my lucky stars that I live in Texas, and that our Governor is brave enough to stand up to this regime.

May God continue to richly bless Texas.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 12:30:54 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: isthisnickcool; livius

The states are not going quietly into the night on ObamaCare.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 12:33:22 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; All

The more Rick Perry shows his face....the more happy I am that Romney was the nominee

The Dems would have had fun with his alleged switch-hitting....if you dont think so...look what they tried to do with Ryan and his dating a black woman

Coupled that with his forced STD vaccination of little girls, North American Union land seizures, and giving Illegal Aliens in-state college tuition...Obama would have swept all 57 states


22 posted on 11/07/2012 12:36:44 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It shoulda been you, Rick!

/spasm off


23 posted on 11/07/2012 12:40:11 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I sure hope not. Also, I hope the Church doesn’t go down - well, actually, I know it won’t. But I think we’re going to see a serious attack on the Church now, since Obama feels that he can now claim full backing of the US citizenry to attack anybody or any institution that disagrees with him.

In the case of the Church, I would bet that the frontal attack is going to be the “gay marriage” issue. This will mean that Christian churches - and not just Catholics, but Catholics will be first because we are the most visible - are going to be prosecuted for “hate crimes” for not permitting “gay marriages,” not adopting out to “gay spouses,” etc.

Meanwhile, the Obamacare monster will be moving along inexorably in the background. He doesn’t need to do anything more to get that one going (although I read that Roberts is permitting a rehearing on a particular aspect of it).


24 posted on 11/07/2012 12:40:48 PM PST by livius
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To: SeminoleCounty

It’s bad enough we have Obamanoids, but we get you too.


25 posted on 11/07/2012 12:41:48 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: livius

“....(although I read that Roberts is permitting a rehearing on a particular aspect of it).”

Interesting.


26 posted on 11/07/2012 12:44:50 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They will go and they will go quietly because we haven’t the guts to fight. We have the tools but not the resolve. It is all politics.


27 posted on 11/07/2012 12:45:58 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: SeminoleCounty

Puhleeze. The alleged “STD vaccination” was actually a way to give parents a means of opting out of a mandated program, and as for Hispanics, if Romney had reached out to them (and this doesn’t mean pandering, it simply means rationalizing things from the point of view of what is economically best for us, the citizens of the US) the election outcome might have been different, because they could have overcome the nutty libertarian vote that cost Romney both Florida and Ohio.

And libertarians are rarely Hispanic, so I’d say you’re directing your wrath at the wrong target. Look at all the people (mostly priggish middle-aged white males) who were too pure to vote for the corrupt GOP and are actually even now relishing the fact that they made Obama the president.


28 posted on 11/07/2012 12:47:20 PM PST by livius
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To: SeminoleCounty
"The Dems would have had fun with his alleged switch-hitting...."

Alleged by whom, exactly? Go look into that.

What a hell of a filthy thing to say about a decent fellow conservative. You should be thoroughly ashamed.

29 posted on 11/07/2012 12:49:16 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Wow, it’s good to read a story like that on a day like today.


30 posted on 11/07/2012 12:52:31 PM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: Sequoyah101
Texas does fight "....The Texas attorney general's office has filed 24 lawsuits against the federal government since Obama took office — litigation that has cost the state $2.58 million and more than 14,113 hours spent by staff and state lawyers working those cases.

....Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said the costs are worth it, calling the litigation "a fight against the unprecedented ideology coming from the Obama administration." In an interview, he said the legal battles he wages are meant to promote industry and protect Texas jobs.

Abbott took office in 2002 and sued the federal government three times between 2004 and 2007 while fellow Republican George W. Bush was president. But the floodgates opened under Obama, with Texas suing two dozen times since 2010. Sixteen of Abbott's lawsuits challenged environmental regulations.

....Texas has won five of Abbott's 27 cases, lost eight and had two others dismissed because the regulations or laws being challenged were lifted or repealed by Congress. The other 12 are pending....."

31 posted on 11/07/2012 12:56:45 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: SeminoleCounty

Go spread your slime elsewhere.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 12:57:27 PM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hey Rick; how about growing a pair and begin planning to secede. Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama will soon follow.


33 posted on 11/07/2012 1:18:54 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hope so.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 1:22:18 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: SVTCobra03
Hey Rick; how about growing a pair and begin planning to secede.

I'm sorry.

That has to be one of the dumbest things I have ever read here.

Business is thriving in Texas. Companies are pulling up roots and moving to Texas, asking their employees to follow them.

If Texas followed your advice, those companies would be forced to pay import/export taxes on everything bought and sold in the USA. And any employees would have to basically renounce their US citizenship to follow their company to Texas.

Great idea. Bravo! What a great way

35 posted on 11/07/2012 1:27:21 PM PST by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Not trying to pour cold water on your assertion but I think it will take a good deal more than this to ever kill the beast.

Out of 27 cases

5 wins
8 losses
2 draws
12 incomplete

isn’t exactly a winning record is it?


36 posted on 11/07/2012 2:07:01 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: sheana
They are coming for our stuff

You got that right. The Obama Phone lady probably wants an Obama IPad, and Obama electric car, etc.etc.

37 posted on 11/07/2012 2:29:39 PM PST by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Then go hide in a closet, curl up in a fetal position and piss on yourself when 0bama’s Civilian Defense Force comes calling. Real men will be running toward the sound of gunfire and defending what’s left of this once great country. You make me sick.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 2:52:38 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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