Let those states that wish to leave secede from the United States
It was a good interview. Perry looked tough and resolute. Impressive.
Several of my SCCA buddies are in Austin this weekend for the F1 race. Lucky bastiches...
This is what I don’t understand....often a state sues the Feds to make them stop doing whatever......why not simply say no. We refuse to implement whatever. Minimum wage for instance. Where in the constitution does it allow the Feds to set a minimum wage in Texas for instance? It doesn’t. Texas can set its minimum wage at $2 an hour...or have no minimum wage. Same with redistricting and the voting rights act. The constitution doesn’t give the Feds the authority to tell a state how to draw its congressional districts....other examples abound. No need for secession, just tell the Feds to go pound sand.
Too bad he blew those debates. He would have done a much better job connecting with the common people than Romney.
In case there are non-Texans reading this thread, check out the Kaiser Family Foundation website to see what your state is doing re ‘state-created’ (Obamacare) health care exchanges.
They are already illegal in 14 states, not including TX, and AK.
According to Michael Cannon of National Review, states are better off defaulting to a federal exchange. Some of his other points:
* States are under no obligation to create one.
* An exchange would cost its state $10-100 million/yr.
*State created does NOT mean state CONTROLLED.
*Defaulting to a federal exchange EXEMPTS a states employers from the employer mandate — a tax of $2K/yr.
* Creation of state-created exchanges assists in the creation of a “public option” that drives health care carriers out of business thorugh unfair competition.
CONTACT YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS REGARDING THIS. STATE CREATED HEALTH INS EXCHANGES MEAN HIGHER TAXES, FEWER JOBS, LESS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.
How dare Perry tell the “King” to shove his healthcare where the sun don’t shine.*sarc*
We have a Republican majority in our Texas house and senate and I’m sure we will resist Hussein’s healthcare as long as it is possible.
Texas did reserve the right to secede when the state joined the union. I don’t believe any other state had that written into their statehood documents.
BRAVO!!! Thank you Mr. Perry!!
And he also gave a shout out for the Formula 1 race in Austin this weekend. I love this state!
I love F1, but NASCAR is better!! (Go Brad Keselowski)
I give him credit and understand more of his voters’ loyalty.