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Dick Armey: On Rick Perry
CNBC interview ^ | July 5, 2011 | Lori Ann LaRocco

Posted on 07/05/2011 1:09:41 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

LL: Out of all the GOP Presidential candidates right now, do think any of them can be a formidable opponent to President Obama? You have mentioned former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on Squawk Box that you liked him.

Do you think him backing off of "Obamneycare" was a political misstep? What about Texas Governor Rick Perry? Many GOP supporters tell me the field right now is not exciting and they are waiting for Perry to jump in.

DA: President Obama will be a weak candidate in ’12, running for reelection in the weakest economy since the Great Depression; but his coalition will be determined to hold on to power. The strongest candidate for the Republicans will be someone who provides a bold, principled defender of freedom, economic growth, and limited, constitutional government.

I think Governors Romney and Huntsman, and Speaker Gingrich couldn’t win — because of their support for the health care mandate and energy mandates, for example. Governor Pawley did miss a chance in the debate by not sticking to his "Obamneycare" line. The activists I talk to are interested to learn more about Governor Perry. I live in Texas, and we have a solid economy down here that produces jobs. He's got an opportunity. And so does Governor Christy. You’d be surprised how often his name comes up.

People appreciate how he is a straight shooter and is bold in addressing problems.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnbc.com ...


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It would seem that Freedom Works is backing Rick Perry.
1 posted on 07/05/2011 1:09:44 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Freedom Works is a big amnesty-guest-worker pusher


2 posted on 07/05/2011 1:12:58 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: magna carta

Tell me more. Do you have a link to that information?

My info was just a comment that Mark Levin made but no details were given.

I put the link to Freedom Works so FReepers could look at their site.

Other comments with LINKS to information welcome.


3 posted on 07/05/2011 1:17:53 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: All

Below is an excellent article about how conservatives cower, flinch and backdown when called names by the Left (and we need to knock that off) and more.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/07/the_education_of_a_compassionate_conservative.html

“National Review editor Rich Lowry doesn’t seem to care much for Texas Governor Rick Perry. In a recent essay entitled “The Rise of Uncompassionate Conservatism” Lowry admonishes Gov. Perry for “stomping all over [compassionate conservatism] with cowboy boots emblazoned with the words ‘Freedom’ and ‘Liberty.’” Lowry, who considers Gov. Perry the “Republican noncandidate flavor of the week,” aches for the luminous days when George Bush won over “the center as well as the right” with his signature insight into the wonders of compassionate conservatism.

For Lowry, Gov. Perry’s “unadulterated doctrine” only appeals to the “doctrinaire” and simply proves that Perry has “been spending too much time at Federalist Society seminars.” So instead of educating his readers concerning the false dichotomy between being a compassionate conservative and being, well, Rick Perry, Lowry’s commentary only proves that he, like Bush, has swallowed to some extent that most ingenious of all leftist philosophical creations: that “compassion” can most effectively be sold as an organized, planned government thingy......”


4 posted on 07/05/2011 1:21:11 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Nice finesse by Armey. Changed the subject when asked about Perry.


5 posted on 07/05/2011 1:22:37 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: magna carta
-"Freedom Works is a big amnesty-guest-worker pusher"

That's why I won't trust anyone from Texas running for national office. You can see how effective GW-II was in stopping illegals.

6 posted on 07/05/2011 1:22:59 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dick Armey.

Barney Frank gets all excited every time he hears that name.


7 posted on 07/05/2011 2:06:21 PM PDT by Random Access
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To: The Bronze Titan
That's why I won't trust anyone from Texas running for national office.....

What state has produced someone you'd trust for national public office?

8 posted on 07/05/2011 2:07:35 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Random Access

I’m sorry, I don’t get your joke.


9 posted on 07/05/2011 2:08:22 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Random Access
Dick Armey.

Barney Frank gets all excited every time he hears that name.

I'll never see Armey's name the same way again.

10 posted on 07/05/2011 2:11:29 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Texans are circling the wagons for one of their own.
Real big surprise.
Thanks to GWB for the $12 Trillion debt he left.


11 posted on 07/05/2011 2:12:00 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Finalapproach29er

You are alive and well because of W’s prosecution of the war with Al Queda

Your backbiting is inexcusable. Your sour grapes will choke you.

One wonders if you are a trollish Rat


12 posted on 07/05/2011 2:15:11 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Finalapproach29er

Who would you campaign for in the GOP Primary?


13 posted on 07/05/2011 2:16:47 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Finalapproach29er

How’s your book coming along — the one you’re writing about God?


14 posted on 07/05/2011 2:18:00 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
And this is why Armey worked so hard to put himself out front of the Tea Party movement. They wanted a judas goat in place to co-opt it and lead it back onto the reservation if it became a threat to unseat the establishment or disrupt politics-as-usual for large GOP donors.

Perry, who has little chance of winning the nomination himself, is being pushed into the race to splinter-off as much evangelical support as possible from conservatives. They're calculating that evangelicals will vote for the candidate that looks/sounds the most like their church pastor regardless of actual record on the issues.

A vote for Perry is a vote for Romney (and probably for Perry, who is no prize himself, as the other half of the ticket).

Michelle Malkin: "In response to amnesty stooge Dick Armey"

From the article:

"I have wonderful, grass-roots friends at Freedomworks.

Dick Armey is not one of them.

He’s a clueless promoter of bailout-happy, big government Republican Sen. John McCain. And Armey’s a blowhard-y Beltway dinosaur who can’t resist shooting off his mouth and alienating the Tea Party base while criticizing other conservatives of alienation. At the National Press Club to promote the D.C. protest against Demcare, Armey veered off into a liberal platitude-littered rant against conservatives who believe in strict enforcement of our immigration laws."

15 posted on 07/05/2011 2:19:26 PM PDT by CowboyJay
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rick Perry = Karl Rove, GW Bush, Newt Gingrich, Dick Armey, Grover Norquist redux.

Bleh.


16 posted on 07/05/2011 2:22:04 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (With God Obama can't hurt us. Without God, George Washington couldn't save us.)
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To: CowboyJay

THANK YOU for the link:

Armey went on to say:

“......Armey said “this is a nation of immigrants” and “if you love America, love freedom” and if you will work and pay taxes, you should be welcome in the country.

The former majority leader, who is now chairman of FreedomWorks and heavily involved in the Tea Party movement, said the INS is “deformed” and “dysfunctional.”

“They way they treat these folks is unbelievably rude and callous and cruel. Fix that agency, make it do its job, make it do its job in a humane … fashion and then you can control the borders,” he said.

Armey also said “the Republican Party is the most naturally talented party at losing its natural constituents in the history of the world.”

“This party was born with the emancipation proclamation and can’t get a black vote to safe its life. How do they do that?” [end quote]


17 posted on 07/05/2011 2:31:27 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; magna carta
Well color me surprised!

"Open-Borders" Dick Armey is backing Rick Perry!

Dick Armey Stuns Tea Partiers With Open-Borders Advocacy (see his immigration record here)
18 posted on 07/05/2011 2:33:22 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

Ok, so Perry officially has the RINO endorsement crowd locked up!

Like that will win dog catcher, in a year where the voters are tired of same-ol-politics as usual.


19 posted on 07/05/2011 2:42:10 PM PDT by BereanBrain
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To: Finalapproach29er
Texans are circling the wagons for one of their own.

Which Texans? About 75% of Texas conservatives who post to this site are against a Perry nomination.

I, for one, will not vote for Perry, unless he's the eventual nominee. We can do better, and I trust that we will.

20 posted on 07/05/2011 3:05:59 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yup. Armey went on to regurgitate nearly every liberal straw-man argument in favor of amnesty.

Armey said “this is a nation of immigrants” and “if you love America, love freedom” and if you will work and pay taxes, you should be welcome in the country.

Last time I checked, people working for $6-8/hr were not net taxpayers. They would represent huge new obligations for entitlement programs, and a drain on the budget.

The former majority leader, who is now chairman of FreedomWorks and heavily involved in the Tea Party movement, said the INS is “deformed” and “dysfunctional.”

Nonsense. The US is still the most immigration-friendly nation on the planet. Over 1 million immigrants are processed and admitted legally every year. A full 20% of citizens and legal residents are foreign born. If anything, we need to cut back on LEGAL immigration.

“They way they treat these folks is unbelievably rude and callous and cruel. Fix that agency, make it do its job, make it do its job in a humane … fashion and then you can control the borders,” he said.

I call BS. You want to see rude, callous, and cruel? Do some research on how Mexico treats people who enter their country illegally.

Armey also said “the Republican Party is the most naturally talented party at losing its natural constituents in the history of the world.”

Can't argue that. The Republicans should be front-and-center hammering home to black voters just what the effects of illegal immigration are on their employment prospects, and what Dem social policies have done to black families. After all, MLK was a registered republican.

“This party was born with the emancipation proclamation and can’t get a black vote to safe its life. How do they do that?”

Not sure. But continually throwing blacks under the bus in favor of immigrant labor would seem like a good place to start.

Armey is a blowhard of the highest order, and a well-known open borders advocate.
21 posted on 07/05/2011 3:17:22 PM PDT by CowboyJay
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To: EternalVigilance
Rick Perry = Karl Rove, GW Bush, Newt Gingrich, Dick Armey, Grover Norquist redux.

How?

22 posted on 07/05/2011 3:19:37 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: SoConPubbie

From your link:

http://www.numbersusa.com/content/nusablog/beckr/march-15-2010/dick-armey-stuns-his-tea-partiers-open-borders-advocacy-see-his-immigra

“...In language that will likely be recalled in the upcoming debate over immigration, Armey minced no words in condemning Republicans over their stance.

“Who in the Republican Party was the genius who said now that we have identified the fastest-growing demographic in America, let’s go out and alienate them? This is a nation of immigrants. ... There is room in America,” he said.

“When I was Republican leader, I saw to it that Tom Tancredo could not get on a stage because I saw how destructive he was,” Armey said of the anti-immigration former congressman. “Republicans have to get off this goofiness. Ronald Reagan said, ‘Tear down this wall.’ Tom Tancredo said ‘Build that wall.’ Who’s right? America is not a nation that builds walls. America is a nation that opens doors, and we should be that.”

Armey also predicted this latest conservative wave would not ebb like others he had lived through, starting with Barry “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” Goldwater’s run for president in 1964 through Ronald “morning in America” Reagan’s victory in 1980, Ross Perot’s failed third-party presidential bid in 1992 and the Republican takeover of Congress two years later on the strength of the Contract with America Armey helped author. He said the new movement, which is writing its own Contract From America, is the first powered by social networking and the Internet....”


23 posted on 07/05/2011 3:24:17 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Windflier
Which Texans? About 75% of Texas conservatives who post to this site are against a Perry nomination.

How and where did you get your number?

How many Texans post at FR?

Where is the state by state breakdown?

This would be interesting information.

24 posted on 07/05/2011 3:26:54 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: BereanBrain
Ok, so Perry officially has the RINO endorsement crowd locked up!

Who is your non-RINO candidate?

I'd like to research their record, associations, votes, quotes, donors, etc.

25 posted on 07/05/2011 3:29:46 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: exit82

Me neither.


26 posted on 07/05/2011 3:30:22 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: CowboyJay
Thank you for putting your thoughts down.

A question -- Where can I find this information?:

You stated: Armey is........a well-known open borders advocate.

I'd like to find where he's called for an open border. Is that just with Mexico or has he called for an open border with Canada? All LINKS to that will be appreciated -- Canada and Mexico both.

The reason I ask, is that you're in Colorado and us taxpayers here in Texas are paying to protect the U.S. INTERNATIONAL border Texas shares with Mexico (1300+miles borders Texas -- lines up beside us -- all 1300= miles of it) and we're paying about $160Million/2 years out of OUR state tax money to protect your butt sitting up there in Colorado.

So if you have a few extra pennies left up there in Colorado, please send them to Texas so we can help our Texas Rangers fight back the immigrant tide so you can not feel guilty about us down here in Texas fighting this by ourselves, with our blood and treasure.

Thank you.

27 posted on 07/05/2011 3:43:54 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“A nation without borders is not a nation.”

- Ronald Wilson Reagan

Armey is a blowhard jackwagon, and deliberately misconstruing Reagan’s position on immigration.


28 posted on 07/05/2011 3:49:05 PM PDT by CowboyJay
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
How and where did you get your number? How many Texans post at FR? Where is the state by state breakdown?

Geeez, you're awful touchy. Read my post again before blowing a cork.

I said:

About 75% of Texas conservatives who post to this site are against a Perry nomination.

29 posted on 07/05/2011 3:52:40 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
National Review editor Rich Lowry doesn't seem to care much for Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Do you think so? It's hard to tell. It doesn't look so black and white to me as it does to Ed the blogger.

I don't get the impression that Lowry's 100% on the Bush side of things for "compassionate conservatism" and against Rick Perry. Lowry sees that the Bush era is already over, but doesn't quite know what to make of Perry. Maybe "bemused" or "befuddled" or "perplexed" might describe his state of mind more than "hostile" or "opposed" or "critical."

What I get out of this -- or what I bring to this -- is that politicians can really surprise or disappoint you. What went for Bush, will go for Perry as well: he won't be quite what people expect him to be. I think Lowry sees things in the same light. Ed Kainz seems like a very intelligent guy, but it looks like he hasn't learned that lesson.

30 posted on 07/05/2011 3:57:12 PM PDT by x
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To: CowboyJay
So you have nothing. Well, I leave this here for you and anyone who wants to learn something about Rick Perry, Texas border security and Texas Trans Corridor.

June 29, 2011: Roger Hedgecock interview with Rick Perry (starts 1/2 way into audio file)

By the way, Perry has asked for 3000 troops on the Texas INTERNATIONAL border with Mexico and he has asked for drones. He has been refused help. So Rick Perry has visited Israel and studied how they protect the Gaza Strip.

Yet you just sit there typing away and insulting people who actually try to do things for this country. That is your right.

31 posted on 07/05/2011 4:03:51 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: x
...What went for Bush, will go for Perry as well: he won't be quite what people expect him to be.

Who ever is? I just would like to see the man get a fair shake from the starting line and go from there. Thank you for the conversation. Here's something else you might find interesting. This writer's opinion is clear. And he has something important to say.

Montana: Legal gamesmanship threatens our energy future “Texas Gov. Rick Perry is able to boast about job growth under his watch, noting that over 265,000 jobs, or nearly 37 percent of the jobs created nationwide since the summer of 2009, have been created in the Lone Star state.

He credits this growth to a few simple conditions: low taxes, a regulatory climate that is fair and predictable, and a legal system that limits frivolous lawsuits. According to the Wall Street Journal, nearly one-fourth of the 70 companies that left California this year relocated to Texas.

When new or relocating companies and investors survey the landscape and consider Montana, what do they see? Well, when it comes to natural-resource development, the landscape looks risky.

Recent headlines highlight two major resource development projects slogging through endless legal and regulatory challenges. Investment flees this kind of uncertainty, so Montanans interested in the future economic stability of this state should be wary of the signals we send.….”

32 posted on 07/05/2011 4:09:48 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Windflier

You’re pulling numbers and posting them randomly to make a statement of fact with no basis.

But I’m touchy.

Sheeez.


33 posted on 07/05/2011 4:12:10 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
You’re pulling numbers and posting them randomly to make a statement of fact with no basis.

What? It's a personal observation.

I spend a lot of time here, and from what I observe, ABOUT 75% of Texas conservatives WHO POST HERE are against Perry becoming the Republican nominee.

I've now posted the same communication to you three times, and all you've done is snarl at me for doing so. How about addressing the message, instead of attacking the messenger?

34 posted on 07/05/2011 4:20:02 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I get very, very tired of FReepers who expect me to do their homework for them. Deflection, denial, and obfuscation are the fallbacks of leftism.

Armey is a free-trade absolutist and vocal advocate of open borders. Has been for several decades. A simple google search of "Dick Armey open borders" will net you, at minimum, several thousand results.

I'd be glad to send you some spare dough from Colorado, but we haven't got any. After all, we have a state balanced-budget-amendment (TABOR), and a huge illegal immigrant problem of our own. Turns out they like Colorado better than Texas. Pretty close to a half million living here now.

I might be a bit more sympathetic if that pathetic RiNO congress-critter of yours, Kay Barely Republican, had not (during the middle of the night, when she figured no one was paying attention) single-handedly axed funding for the federal Secure Fence Act of 2006 that we conservatives worked so hard to get passed. It would have gone a long way towards fixing the exact problem about which you are currently whining.

I believe I'll save my money, and donate to a Conservative presidential candidate (i.e. - somebody other than Rick "Stalking Horse" Perry). Note to Texas Republicans - please kindly quit electing RiNOs to national office. When push-comes-to-shove, they're even quicker to stab us in the back than dems.

Signed,

One of those pesky conservatives who personally made over 100 phone calls in support of the Secure Fence Act.
35 posted on 07/05/2011 4:24:01 PM PDT by CowboyJay
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Comparing Pawlenty and Christy, I think I’ve isolated why I like Christy better as a candidate even though Pawlenty lines up better with my thinking.

The Republican candidate that takes on Obama is going to have to fight through the press to get to the American people. Pawlenty has not shown any ability to do that. Christy can.


36 posted on 07/05/2011 4:25:24 PM PDT by MontaniSemperLiberi (Moutaineers are Always Free)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
First you get PSCHO-FREEP on your side, and now Dick Armey.......

A baaaad week for Perry.

:-)

37 posted on 07/05/2011 4:26:32 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They’re all joined at the hip.

Google “Rick Perry Karl Rove.” See what you come up with.


38 posted on 07/05/2011 4:48:23 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (With God Obama can't hurt us. Without God, George Washington couldn't save us.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rick Perry's New Sidekick, Grover Norquist
39 posted on 07/05/2011 4:58:23 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (With God Obama can't hurt us. Without God, George Washington couldn't save us.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Here’s Norquist touting Perry back at the beginning of June.

http://www.politico.com/arena/perm/Grover_Norquist_ACCF7DD5-CCE5-4378-B271-BF6972B808F7.html


40 posted on 07/05/2011 5:00:43 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (With God Obama can't hurt us. Without God, George Washington couldn't save us.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
-"What state has produced someone you'd trust for national public office?"

I wasn't trying to be flippant with my 'Texas' comment. I meant it with all sincerity. If I have 'offended' anyone, it was not my intention. I only stated that because politicos from Texas seem to be too-beholden to their neighbors from the south, otherwise known (in correct pronunciation) as MEHICANOS.

You have two Republicans who have been esteemed to be ideal "conservatives" from Texas, GW-II and now Perry, who just can't seem to be able to take a firm conservative position on ILLEGAL immigrants, and that is very worrisome to me. Why? because it affects how committed they act at the Federal level to take on the illegals and the mass-crossings.

I am ready to be convinced otherwise.

41 posted on 07/05/2011 5:27:45 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
-"“Republicans have to get off this goofiness. Ronald Reagan said, ‘Tear down this wall.’ Tom Tancredo said ‘Build that wall.’ Who’s right? America is not a nation that builds walls. America is a nation that opens doors, and we should be that.”

Let me spray some 'equal opportunity' ordinance around on this one.

This is a BS statement from DA.

You tear down a wall that keeps you from getting out (unless you've been incarcerated for a crime). So Reagan had it right.

You build a wall to keep ILLEGAL trespassers OUT if you CANT control your borders. So. it was PAT BUCHANNAN had it right all along, going all the way back to the 1992 primary against BUSH-I.

As for Tancredo, he's nothing more but a populist bigot. He lumps all hispanics in one cesspool. I lost all respect for him when he said "Miami's a filthy, dirty, disgusting, corrupt banana republic."

42 posted on 07/05/2011 5:59:08 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: SoConPubbie
Dick Armey has always been considered an old-line libertarian of the Ron Paul mode more than as a conservative. As a trained economist he has understood the virtues of small government, but it is naive to be disappointed because he espouses libertarian views on other issues.
43 posted on 07/05/2011 7:18:24 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
There is room in America,” he said

Well no, there is not room in America, unless you think the whole country looks like the Great Fried Empty of West Texas. Maybe the UN could set up shop in Fort Stockton, eh Dick?

44 posted on 07/05/2011 7:23:38 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I think a women is going to be elected President as a matter of destiny.

I believe in the Old Testament principle of the 40-year seed, and reaping what one sows.

Bill Buckley starts the conservative movement, and four decades later he sees Republicans recapture Congress after a 40-year absence.Then....

Jesse Jackson (and others still alive) build the Civil Rights movement for 4 decades and see the harvest before the die.The tear running down his cheek on election night explains how God makes the inexplicable happen. It was their turn. Soon...

Next I believe a woman (Palin or Clinton)will be elected to fulfill the work done by womens lib activists for nearly 40 years.
I believe BHO got the Peace Prize right away because:
1- God takes pleasure in making hypocrites of us all
2- The Devine hand will bring the downfall of the arrogant Obama Administration. I prophesy to friends that this is (somehow) going to happen. The Inauguration was the high point, and now we are witnessing the long slow slide downhill. I'm guessing a situation worse than Carter in 1980 with Kennedy's challenge- maybe a Nixononian stumble. I doubt he'll even be a candidate in 2012. imho

The Bible promises us that at the end of every age God allows things to get really bad. We begin to yearn for Him. Then, restoration and the accountability of our leaders will return. This happened in the early 1980’s with the end of the recession and the ABSCAM scandel. Those to whom God has given the torch of leadership must be humbled from time to time. But once again His people will rediscover their lost prosperity.

This is what I believe. I think we are weeks! away from something historical or infamous bringing down this putrid administration. I'm uncertain how, it could be a scandal or economic bad news,or a personal betrayal. Stay tuned. In 1996, when Clinton was celebarating his re-election and most of my friends were weeping, I told them that Clinton would be Impeached (the first in more than a century). They scoffed at the time. :) Regards.

45 posted on 07/05/2011 8:53:07 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: bert

You are alive and well because of W’s prosecution of the war with Al Queda

Your backbiting is inexcusable. Your sour grapes will choke you.

One wonders if you are a trollish Rat
*******
Didn’t mean to provoke you. You seem pretty angry.

I thought GWB didn’t have to forfeit domestic policy (btw:just like his dad did with george mitchell) just because he had to fight a war.
I expected better.


46 posted on 07/05/2011 9:03:46 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dick Are Me....Dick Armey

Rather like the great scene in The Life of Brian’’’

Pilate: Thwow him to the floow!
Pilate: What is your name Jew?
Brian: Brian
Pilate: Bwian?
Brian: No no, Brian.
Pilate: Guawd, Swap him!
Guard: Slaps Brian.
Brian: I’m a Roman
Pilate: Your father was a Woman?
Brian: He was a centurion in the Jerusalem Guard.
Pilate: Wiwwy? What was his name?
Brian: Naughtyous Maximus
Guard: snicker!
Pilate: Do you find it wisable? I have a very good fwiend in Wome, whose name is Biggus Dickus. He has a wife. Heww name is Incontinentia.

Guard: Giggle

Pilate: You couwd become a Gwadiatow vewy quickwy!


47 posted on 07/05/2011 9:15:15 PM PDT by donmeaker (I)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Alaska....


48 posted on 07/05/2011 9:17:05 PM PDT by donmeaker (I)
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To: donmeaker

Pilate: Take him away! I want him fighting wabid wild animals within the week!


49 posted on 07/05/2011 9:40:16 PM PDT by donmeaker (I)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Dick Armey has always been considered an old-line libertarian of the Ron Paul mode more than as a conservative. As a trained economist he has understood the virtues of small government, but it is naive to be disappointed because he espouses libertarian views on other issues.

Nope, I'm dissappointed in all fake conservative big 'L' libertarians whether I'm knowledgeable about their political leanings or not.

You can't call yourself a conservative if you eschew limited government issues, secure borders, social conservative issues or a strong military.

You're only partially a conservative, and that is what counts.
50 posted on 07/06/2011 12:33:22 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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