Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich: Rick Perry's book "almost came too late" [Foreward to "Fed Up!"]
Posted on 06/22/2011 3:16:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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I like Sarah Palin.
I like Rick Perry.
June 20, 2011
GOV. PERRY: We need to stop apologizing for celebrating life.
RUSH: Right on.
GOV. PERRY: We need to stop apologizing —
RUSH: Right on.
GOV. PERRY: — for wanting to protect an individual’s right to build a business.
RUSH: Right on.
GOV. PERRY: We need to stop apologizing about stemming the tide of entitlement mind-set that’s out there. We ought to be proud of our efforts to give local parents and communities a say on how their children are educated, protecting that fundamental right of private property ownership. Our party cannot be all things to all people. It can’t be. And our loudest opponents on the left are never gonna like us so let’s quit trying to curry favor with ‘em!
RUSH: Right on!
GOV. PERRY: Let’s speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans. Let’s stop this American downward spiral!
RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, you know what? I now know how you feel when you’re listening to me. I now know how you applaud it. I now know how you get all revved up when you’re listening to me. Damn straight. Finally! Why in the world do we apologize? This comes from this defensive position that you always end up in when you accept somebody else’s premise in an argument. He’s exactly right: Why apologize at all for celebrating life? Stop apologizing for wanting to protect an individual’s right to build a business? Of course, the MSNBC story: “Rick Perry delivered an unapologetically socially conservative speech,” as though he’s supposed to apologize. I just love this bite. We have this one and...let me see... a couple more. And again we’ve edited the applause just in the interests of time.
GOV. PERRY: This administration in Washington that’s in power now clearly believes that government is not only the answer to every need, but it’s the most qualified to make essential decisions for every American in every area. That mix of arrogance and audacity that guides the Obama administration is an affront to every freedom loving American and a threat to every private sector job in this country.
AUDIENCE: (applause and cheers)
RUSH: All right. So he’s out there articulating the truth, he’s getting stupendous applause and yet, “Nah-nah-nah can’t have Rick Perry. He’s from Texas. He’s too close to Bush. We don’t want anybody from Texas! Bush is from Texas. We hate Texas — or not ‘we,’ but the voters. The voters don’t want anybody else from Texas.” This is the message from the elites, the inside-the-Beltway geniuses who like to tell us what we will and what we won’t vote for or who we will and won’t vote for. I think Perry understands who we are. We have a choice. We have a decision to make as Americans.
GOV. PERRY: Will history view us as the generation of Americans that kinda collectively shrugged their shoulders and said, “I guess there’s nothing that I can do? Will we just watch our nation continue this slow backwards slide? Will future generations of Americans living a life without any direction or decision that’s not made by some bureaucrat wonder: “Why didn’t somebody do something?” I’ve got more confidence in America’s energy and character. I totally believe it’s time to reconnect with the greatest attributes of our nation, to regain that resiliant spirit and recapture that love of freedom, remembering its true price. We’re all facing the same challenges in America. I stand before you today a disciplined conservative Texan — a committed Republican and a proud American — united with you in the desire to restore our nation and revive the American dream.
RUSH: Right on, right on. Again, we edited the applause there. Now, this is not sitting well with the Drive-Bys and the State-Controlled Media. We have now a bite here from Scarborough’s show morning on PMSNBC. We had Scarborough, we have Mika Brzezinski, we had a cohost Willie Geist — and Mark Halperin, the TIME Magazine editor-at-large — having this conversation about Rick Perry.
BRZEZINSKI: I watched this, I felt like an alien watching this —
BRZEZINSKI: — from the audience —
SCARBOROUGH: Felt like an alien?
BRZEZINSKI: I did. I felt like an alien.
REPORTER: What do you mean? I don’t get it.
BRZEZINSKI: Well, this was the Republican leadership conference in New Orleans.
BRZEZINSKI: The crowd was chanting, “Ruuuun, Rick, run!”
SCARBOROUGH: You know, I — I think I saw this guy on Broadway.
GEIST: One man show.
SCARBOROUGH: What was it called?
HALPERIN: Uhhh, “Thank you, America?”
GEIST: You’re welcome.
HALPERIN: You’re welcome.
SCARBOROUGH: That’s right, Will Ferrell doing George W. Bush.
RUSH: Do you believe that? Have you seen the Will Ferrell one-man show? It’s juvenile; it’s banal. It’s not even funny. It’s just gratuitous. It’s almost like a comedian impressionist has nothing else left in his act except to impersonate Bush, years after Bush is gone. I guarantee you, George Bush doesn’t say these kind of things. He certainly didn’t say these kind of things in the last two, three years of his administration. But man, oh, man! Here’s Mika Brzezinski saying she feels like an alien listening to this? I think this illustrates the great divide that we face. We feel like she’s from another planet when we listen to her.
We feel like Obama from another star system when we listen to him. Listening to Obama, it feels like Darth Vader has taken over in real life. But they think Rick Perry is alien. This is just, as far as I’m concerned... (interruption) I’m not endorsing the guy. No, no, no, Snerdley. I’m not doing anything of the sort. I’m just telling you what happened. I want to contrast this with Rick Perry with what Jon Huntsman. There are reams and reams and reams of newsprint and copy over Huntsman announcing tomorrow, and they’re excited, and they can’t wait — even the people in the State-Controlled Media.
RUSH: One more Rick Perry sound bite here, folks, talking about American exceptionalism, and he does so genuinely here. There might be some other candidates bringing it up. See what you think of this.
PERRY: I see a stronger America, built on the solid foundation of spiritual strength, of individual liberty, of self-determination. We must recapture that vision and begin the hard work of lighting the way for millions of Americans who are adrift in the sea of economic misery. Let’s lead ‘em to the safe harbor of American renewal and the shores of American exceptionalism. (applause.)
RUSH: Rick Perry, they say he looks like an alien, my God, just look at Obama’s Supreme Court nominees for crying out loud. You want me to name ‘em? Sonia Sotomayor, alien anybody? Elena Kagan? Look at some of the czars and look at some of the cabinet members. And of course notice the logic here. Perry, he’s an alien. He’s like Bush, who was elected president twice. George W. Bush was elected president twice, so who is out of the mainstream here? But ultimately it’s a good sign the media feels that Perry is an alien.
I did not say that Rush ENDORSED Perry. I believe that I agreed with your first post regarding that and shared that I was aware of it.
He STILL said that Perry getting into the race was a good thing because he would spice it up with his unadulterated conservatism.
None of that negates anything that I stated... or that Rush stated. Rush has not and will not endorse perry or anyone else for the primaries... he said so multiple times in the last week. One caller begged him to not endorse anyone and Rush said he had no intention of endorsing anyone... but he will discuss them in detail.
newt spiced it up too. I do not care who gets in the race... those with little chance will go away sooner rather than later.
Why are you making that point?
I’ve said nothing of the kind.
Rush is pi$$ed that none of these people are attacking obama directly... and he really attacked hunstman yesterday for his exclaiming that he respects obama and will remain civil and not resort to personal attacks... and then Rush played a speech of Reagan's where Reagan attacked carter both personally and professionally and laid the blame directly on peanut-head's head. You didn't say anything about that either but I think it ties in with the thread discussion.
I DO care who gets in the race. The more these candidates can focus the attention on Obama’s destruction of this country....the better!
More candidates = more focus
I am also praying that we end up with a virtuous candidate who looks to God and who has common sense and wisdom.
It does not matter if it was OPT OUT.
Perry is a RINO of the Romney-FASCIST type.
He ordered children to take an untested toxic
substance for his own profit.
Perry is a RINO for RomneyCARE, Medical fascism
if it makes HIM money, and illegal aliens.
I’m sure Perry’s book outlines accurately the economic precipice upon which America totters.
However, most Tea Party Conservatives realized our worst Onada fears were being realized as he bum rushed the Washington ruiling elite into stimulus and Onadacare. That was almost two years ago.
I don’t need politicians like Newt and Perry telling me what’s wrong. I know what’s wrong. I need politicians who will fix the problems. I’ve even tossing those fund raising surveys into the trash. You know, the ones that ask you to check off your main concerns about where the country is heading. If these idiots can’t figure it out on their own why should I give them money.
I’m still waiting for a statement of purpose from these politicians telling me what they believe, what their agenda is and how that will translate into policy. And I especially want to hear from the GOP/conservative field how they differ from one another.
We will... we must.
You do not need to post propaganda links about perry... I know who perry is and was and still is.
“It does not matter if it was OPT OUT.”
It certainly DOES matter.
“He ordered children to take an untested toxic
substance for his own profit.”
“Perry is a RINO for RomneyCARE”
WHO do you plan to vote for?
It does NOT matter to the children who
were injured or killed by the Guardasil FORCED
on them by RINO Perry.
Killing them and injuring them (and the waiting
period is NOT even up yet) is the definition
SHAME on the RINO PERRY ... and you for defending him.
It was not forced on them. The parents could opt out.
I like Perry and hope he gets into the race.
You can support whomever you’d like. Who would that be, by the way?
Without commenting on the underlying issue:
Gardasil isn’t only to prevent cervical cancers. It is meant to stop HPV, which effects a lot more than just 11,999 women a year.
You’ve chosen one small aspect of the drug’s application, and by doing so have inaccurately minimized it’s indications.
I’d love to discuss the underlying issue of edicts and how government overreach interferes with the medical insurance coverage for vaccines. But that’s a much larger issue; I just wanted to point out the misconception that Gardasil only treats cervical cancers.
It was forced on them.
It put them at RISK at a time of their
life when most of them were chaste.
By the same IDIOCY that drives Romney, Reid and Obama.
Figures the RomneyBOTs are here to support Gardasil-Perry.
Fact: Gardasil does not stop HPV, you fool.
It acts against some subtypes HOWEVER it does
not last forever, AND has a risk about which you care
Fact: You know nothing to think Gardasil “treats
00.07904% of women were diagnosed with cervical cancer
which is a curable disease to begin with.
100% of the children were put at risk with untested
materials by the RINO Perry for profit.
Go back to defending Obama and Romney.
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