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Perry fires up anti-tax crowd (Gov says Texas can leave union if it wants to)
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Posted on 04/15/2009 3:19:47 PM PDT by Crazieman

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1 posted on 04/15/2009 3:19:47 PM PDT by Crazieman
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To: Crazieman

Austin Tea Party pics.

http://www.takebackusa.com/photo?page=2


2 posted on 04/15/2009 3:22:18 PM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: Crazieman

When do we pack?!?


3 posted on 04/15/2009 3:22:33 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Crazieman

There goes any shot at the presidency. This will be used against him for sure.


4 posted on 04/15/2009 3:23:51 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: Crazieman

I was there. Perry had some good “pep” talk but no particulars. I would have loved to hear him say “Here is what I have told Obama and here is what I will tell Obama and here are specifics as to how I’m going to govern Texas toward small government and liberty”. But, no — just platitudes.

I think he has seized on the 10th amendment states’ rights issue as “red meat” that will get him re-elected, and he may be right.

Can we trust him to make it more than just talk? I’m not convinced yet. But I “hope”.


5 posted on 04/15/2009 3:24:20 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Party? I don't have one anymore.)
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To: Crazieman
Audio of Rick Perry
6 posted on 04/15/2009 3:24:31 PM PDT by Crazieman (Feb 7, 2008 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1966675/posts?page=28#28)
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To: nhwingut
Siren on Drudge Now...

This worries me with the broad Napolitano....

7 posted on 04/15/2009 3:24:55 PM PDT by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: nhwingut

>> There goes any shot at the presidency.

No problem.

Rick Perry is NOT presidential material.


8 posted on 04/15/2009 3:25:04 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Party? I don't have one anymore.)
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To: nhwingut

He could be President of the country of Texas.

I don’t love their weather but I’d think about moving.


9 posted on 04/15/2009 3:25:15 PM PDT by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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To: Crazieman

Let’s roll. It’s time.


10 posted on 04/15/2009 3:25:52 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Nervous Tick

I agree... But I think he has intentions.


11 posted on 04/15/2009 3:26:58 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: Nervous Tick

If he was semi-serious about the borders maybe.

Presidential material today appears to be if you have Saudi money backing you, you refuse to release your birth certificate, you suck up to Islamic terrorists, you want to bankrupt the USA in 6 months or less, etc ect.

I think you get the picture.


12 posted on 04/15/2009 3:27:56 PM PDT by Frantzie (Boycott GE - they own NBC, MSNBC, CNBC & Universal. Boycott Disney - they own ABC)
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To: nhwingut

Who cares? He’s standing up on principle and the 10th amendment of the United States Constitution. I’d be more inclined to vote for him because he stands up to the thugs and tyrants in the DemoRAT party.


13 posted on 04/15/2009 3:29:24 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: Crazieman
One of the great things about Texas, is that they CAN seceed if they so desire.

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THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE 1. BILL OF RIGHTS

Sec. 1. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE. Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self-government, unimpaired to all the States.
Sec. 2. INHERENT POLITICAL POWER; REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT. All political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit. The faith of the people of Texas stands pledged to the preservation of a republican form of government, and, subject to this limitation only, they have at all times the inalienable right to alter, reform or abolish their government in such manner as they may think expedient.

14 posted on 04/15/2009 3:30:05 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Aria
I don’t love their weather but I’d think about moving.

Texas is big enough to have any kind of weather you want, just depends on the area you live in.

15 posted on 04/15/2009 3:30:13 PM PDT by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: Crazieman

Well, you know what they say.

“Secession is good, clean fun until somebody tries to take your property away.”


16 posted on 04/15/2009 3:31:21 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Crazieman

Sounds like Perry is really trying to hard to secure the conservative base for his primary challenge from KBH.


17 posted on 04/15/2009 3:31:37 PM PDT by St. Louis Conservative
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To: Nervous Tick

I’ve got mixed feelings on Perry given his past wind checking on illegal immigration.

That said he does seem to have settled pretty firmly on the side of border security for quite a while now.

Will keep watching.


18 posted on 04/15/2009 3:31:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: nhwingut

Not if Texas leaves the Union, then I’ll be moving to Texas.


20 posted on 04/15/2009 3:33:07 PM PDT by stockpirate (We stand as conservatives at the Hot Gates like the 300, what will history say of us?)
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To: Crazieman

Well DHS better update their right-wing extremism document and include the entire state of Texas. LOL.


21 posted on 04/15/2009 3:33:58 PM PDT by rintense (Go Israel!)
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To: Nervous Tick

He’s not a conservative either.


22 posted on 04/15/2009 3:35:55 PM PDT by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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To: Hodar

I tell everyone I know, (even though I LIVE in Kentucky):

I am a TEXAN first, AMERICAN second.

Bavarians, from Germany, really relate to that.

Having grown up in Texas, I can tell you this.. we were ALL taught in school that, when Texas joined the US, we retained the right to secede.. or, to split into a total of Five states. We were even shown the lines proposed for the new states.

Either option would be OK with me. But, if they decide to secede... I will move HOME immediately.


23 posted on 04/15/2009 3:36:12 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( When you find yourself going through Hell, keep going!)
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To: Crazieman
Yahoo even has as it's headline today "Revolution is Brewing".

Not sure how far this will go but it's really getting interesting.

24 posted on 04/15/2009 3:36:18 PM PDT by softwarecreator (Definition of a sucker: Pay your bills like a responsible adult to compensate for those who didn't!)
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To: Crazieman

Chuck Norris for President of Texas!


25 posted on 04/15/2009 3:37:22 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound (`)
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To: Crazieman
If Obama Secede's then we can succeed
26 posted on 04/15/2009 3:42:08 PM PDT by tophat9000 ( We are "O" so f---ed)
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If Perry promises to kick all the Libs out.. it’s a done deal.. I’m there!


27 posted on 04/15/2009 3:46:01 PM PDT by divine_moment_of_facts ("Hey Liberals.. We don't lower our standards, so up yours!" - Andrew Wilkow show)
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Rick Perry said a lot of great things and makes me wonder if this is the real man or a politician taking advantage of the moment.

If this is who he is all the time and about other important issues, such as the ones that make Napolitano wet her pants, we might be ready for another President from Texas.

28 posted on 04/15/2009 3:46:11 PM PDT by GBA
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To: unixfox
Secession - The sooner the better. Don't believe or want any part of socialism
29 posted on 04/15/2009 3:48:40 PM PDT by reader25
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To: nhwingut
There goes any shot at the presidency. This will be used against him for sure.

Well it never stopped Jefferson Davis did it?

30 posted on 04/15/2009 3:50:15 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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Perry and Palin should team up, and lead their states out of the union. Being the biggest energy producing states, they would have the US over a barrel.


31 posted on 04/15/2009 3:50:18 PM PDT by euram
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Trying to look at houses in Texas on Lycos Real Estate, slowed to a crawl. Wonder why...


32 posted on 04/15/2009 3:51:58 PM PDT by Crazieman (Feb 7, 2008 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1966675/posts?page=28#28)
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To: Hodar

abolish or limit...sounds good to me.


33 posted on 04/15/2009 3:53:40 PM PDT by fabian
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My husband and I have already discussed this. If Texas secedes, we’re moving. I can do that without losing my job, because I’m a teleworker, and he’s disabled and not working.


34 posted on 04/15/2009 3:54:07 PM PDT by Purrcival (Proud to share my birthday with President Reagan)
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Bet Perry would lose his nerve if it came right down to TX leaving the Union. Legislators, too. Takes courage.


35 posted on 04/15/2009 3:55:39 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: misterrob
Infested with Mexicans....

they will be shown the door.

I will move there.....haven't been there in 34 years but I will vote with my feet to defend FREEDOM

36 posted on 04/15/2009 3:56:54 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Crazieman

There are places in Texas where property is very cheap. Most of them are in the boonies, in fly-over country.

I know, I live there.


37 posted on 04/15/2009 3:57:17 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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Infested with Mexicans....

And rattlesnakes, fire ants, tornadoes, rednecks......you don't want to move here.

38 posted on 04/15/2009 3:57:22 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: Nervous Tick
No problem.

Rick Perry is NOT presidential material.

Like that stops 'em from winning?

39 posted on 04/15/2009 3:57:50 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 85 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: GBA

Politician taking advantage of the moment.

There’s too muck in Slick Rick’s record to believe him now. He’s just an Aggie Yell Leader running scared of a tu Cheerleader.


40 posted on 04/15/2009 3:58:26 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: YellowRoseofTx
Texas is big enough to have any kind of weather you want, just depends on the area you live in.

Actually, if you don't like the weather, wait five minutes. It'll change.

41 posted on 04/15/2009 3:59:05 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: euram

Todd Palin can run the alaskan secession movement and Sarah-cuda the presidency of Alaska.


42 posted on 04/15/2009 4:01:33 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Crazieman

I will move back to Texas if the secede... yes I will!

LLS


43 posted on 04/15/2009 4:03:05 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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To: McLynnan

Infested with Mexicans....
And rattlesnakes, fire ants, tornadoes, rednecks......you don’t want to move here

If you are not infested with entitlement minded lazy liberals and actually stand for something, oh yes I do. I have huge bugs, alligators, nasty snakes AND my state voted blue for the first time ever. I am a redneck, we all got fire ants in the south now, and FL has the most tornadoes of any state (little known fact) just not the big ones like tornado alley gets, and we are LOADED with illegals here. At least you got TEXANS in TEXAS!!


44 posted on 04/15/2009 4:03:39 PM PDT by wombtotomb
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LOL, go west young man. We will welcome you.


45 posted on 04/15/2009 4:11:09 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Let’s roll. It’s time.

Yep. Lets do it.

46 posted on 04/15/2009 4:12:03 PM PDT by bill1952 (Power is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Aria

“I don’t love their weather but I’d think of moving.”

Yep. My aunt lives in Texas and she does mention how HOT it is down there from time to time. I wonder if that’s pretty much consistent all over the state. (It gets hot enough here in Tennessee for me. One year, it was as hot in August here as it was in Texas - just about.)


47 posted on 04/15/2009 4:13:46 PM PDT by Twinkie (HITLER WAS A COMMUNITY ORGANIZER.)
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To: Jedidah
There’s too muck in Slick Rick’s record to believe him now. He’s just an Aggie Yell Leader running scared of a tu Cheerleader.

I'm an Aggie and I agree. He's running to the right of where he's governed because his opponent shows RINO tendencies. He figured having better hair wasn't enough.

I really doubt we'd secede, but I love talking about it. I may even change my tagline to, "If at first you don't secede, try, try again."

While my company chokes on the franchise tax, imagine a Republic of Texas with no personal income tax?

Hey, how about this? Imagine a law where you lose your Texas citizenship if you play college football out of state, er, country?

48 posted on 04/15/2009 4:14:51 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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>I will move back to Texas if they secede...

I’m right there with you LLS - and you can take that to the bank.


49 posted on 04/15/2009 4:14:52 PM PDT by bill1952 (Power is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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Right on!

LLS


50 posted on 04/15/2009 4:20:01 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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