Skip to comments.Rick Perry: A Texan’s ‘exceptionalism’
Posted on 06/25/2011 12:11:49 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Do not forget that Rick Perry called those who wish to enforce existing law and close borders as extremists. It is GWB redux. Heh, Sorry Rick, no cigar.
Could I get a link to that?
The constitution is very general and deliberately so. Did the Founders foresee flight as an important concern of the federal authorities? No, not likely but they provided a framework within which it could be handled. They did have the concept of a mighty empire whose bounds stretched from sea to see. That would be impossible without the constitutional authority to coordinate and regulation fields never considered in 1787. Had they meant to limit the authority to state rules and regulations they would have said so.
Nor will the fourth amendment allow people to fly unsearched. They can retain that right and refuse but they will not be allowed to fly. Airlines have an overriding right to prevent bringing on board of items they want to exclude. Fourth amendment rights have nothing to prevent that.
Your opinion of what is or isn’t constitutional has no bearing or force other than that of opinion and isn’t not based upon anything other than your dislike of the searches.
From The Daily Kos:
Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 10:54 AM PDT.
Why Rick Perry is Very Very Scary
If you are not concerned about Perry running on the Texas job creation numbers that the Dallas Fed officially reported, look below the squiggly thing and consider the remarks in a speech to a local Dallas trade group by Richard W. Fischer, President of the Dallas Fed, in which he squarely credits Texas job growth to Perry’s insane, laissez faire Republican agenda of no taxes, no services and no regulation and corporate supremacy in all things.
He’s (Perry) the kind of candidate to whom everyday Americans can relate. He has an abundance of political skills, which explains why this career politician has never lost an election. He is affable, charming and a great campaigner.
Rick Perry is coming. Rick Perry is a sitting Governor in a state that can be portrayed as thriving in an election focused on jobs. the economy and the validity of Republican governing philosophy. Rick Perry will storm to the Republican nomination with his jobs record, political skill and impeccable Tea Party credentials. Rick Perry is playing the ant in a Texas remake of Aesop’s Fable, The Grasshopper and the Ant, but Winter won’t come until after the 2012 election. Rick Perry is very very scary.
If you’re not scared yet, consider these remarks from one of the debunkers of Perry’s economic record who, as a newspaper reporter and columnist in Dallas, knows the Governor very well:
From the Kos forum:
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the bona fides to bring out all of the religious conservative vote in a way that Romney or Pawlenty never could. He’s got enough Huckabee in him.
by Leap Year on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 12:26:16 PM PDT
Koz readers took a poll:
Rick Perry in 2012?
He’s Bush Lite; no worries.
4% 5 votes
He’s far too extreme for a general election; no worries.
11% 12 votes
He’s a contender, but very beatable.
19% 21 votes
If he runs strong in the Midwest, he’ll be trouble for Obama.
14% 16 votes
Perry is scary; he could win with enough corrupt corporate lies and attacks.
38% 41 votes
Inaugurate him now and save all the trouble.
11% 12 votes
| 107 votes | Vote | Results | Vote
From Democratic Underground forum:
“You have no idea how much money this person has behind him. I do not want to say the sky is falling in but he and his machine are dangerous.”
“For anyone that is laughing off Perry’s ambitions. Do not underestimate Perry’s appeal. Perry is a real threat. He is slicker than wet dog shit and a will draw a freight train of big money to back his run.
The current incarnation of the repug party will LOVE Perry if he gets in the race. People outside of Texas just don’t know much about him. Enough of the squishy middle will vote for him just because he’s not Obama.
A Perry administration would be a disaster.”
The Leftist long knifes are out.
A President Perry has them all wee-wee-up!
They’re scared of him. If Perry decides to run, what they did to Palin will seem like a picnic.
I think he’s up to it.
” RINO TOXICITY “I am only talking about a path to legalization for undocumented workers that respect US laws.”
Words like “undocumented worker” and “path to amnesty” are toxic—— will get the RINO nothing but political oblivion. LOL. “
Goodbye, Mr Perry......
OK, Perry is not here to defend himself so I will continue to guess what he would say(in 2007 anyway LOL) :
“ You have me all wrong. I am not for amnesty. That would be rewarding lawbreakers. I want them to pay a ‘fine’ and register with authorities and get on the back of the line. Look, we cant deport millions of hard working law biding undocumented workers. Let's all work together to bring them out of the shadows, get them registered, provide a path to citizenship to those that ‘respect our laws’ (except immigration laws) , and they will help me win election, and expand the Republican party. Most of them are really conservatives like me”.
Geeze, I enjoyed that :) Amazing that this was the crap the last administration was pushing and the Koolaid drinkers were drinking.
L O L
A while back AuntB sent me a link to this Armey video(which I didnt even know about) , it captures campassionate conservatism great.
Dick Armey of Freedomworks Wants Liberty for Illegal Aliens ‘Bless Their Hearts’
My Answer?? “Yes Dick. I cant fault illegals for coming over to get free-bee’s that you RINO’s hand out but dont fault us for trying to save this country from a complete destruction from them draining every $$$ we earn through the generous welfare system,.”
Dick doesnt seem to care if they vote for politicians like Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer and Maxine Waters to run our country, as they did in CA. You see much 'freedom' in LA Dick where they outlawed new fast food restaurants??
So you don’t give a darn about ILLEGAL searches. Any search without probable cause is illegal per the 4th Amendment. I guess you consider our constitution a living document, they didn’t have airplanes nor jihadists back in the 18th century you’ll say.
I claimed the TSA was putting their hands inside the panties of 6 year old girls. You doubted that happened. I provided the video. You refused to acknowledge you looked at it. Don’t bother, you would care regardless.
Perry is a RINO and we all know it.
“So you dont give a darn about ILLEGAL searches. Any search without probable cause is illegal per the 4th Amendment. I guess you consider our constitution a living document, they didnt have airplanes nor jihadists back in the 18th century youll say.” My opinion of these things has not been at issue since I have been talking about constitutionality. Since no one has been charged with any ILLEGALITY while doing their jobs apparently they have not been doing anything ILLEGAL outside of your mind.
“I claimed the TSA was putting their hands inside the panties of 6 year old girls. You doubted that happened. I provided the video. You refused to acknowledge you looked at it. Dont bother, you would care regardless.” I watched one and it was so stupid as to be absurd and had NOTHING to do with actions done in the line of duty. In other words it is totally FALSE that it shows what you have been claiming. I am sure the others are equally false and stupid so why bother.
“Perry is a RINO and we all know it.” Sure we do just like we know that 90% of the Party is RINO. And so who do you support?
Obama and his Bolsheviks are the enemy, and they are rolling on the floor laughing at us as we fight amongst ourselves.
Reagan was a Democrat too, once. So was I. Once I did some research, and discovered who and what the Dems really are, I rejected them utterly, and have nothing but contempt for them. My first Presidential election-lever pull ever was for Ronald Reagan, after watching Jimmy Carter lay waste to the economy and eff-up everything he touched (and he's still plaguing us now; he does not have the decency to just fade into the sunset and go away).
To Paraphrase Saint Paul - “When I was a child, I thought like a Democrat; when I became a man, I grew a brain and became a Conservative...”