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Why Perry may be the real deal
Hot Air ^ | 8/14/11 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 08/14/2011 12:14:29 PM PDT by Nachum

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To: chicken head

They think that they’re running for pope.


101 posted on 08/14/2011 6:10:21 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: ConservativeDude

I am. I don’t think Perry can hold together for a National spotlight. I also think he has too many negatives with the GOP and the Tea Party. Too much RINO for us and too unpredictable for the GOP leadership.

I am no expert by any means, but I don’t think he stands much of a chance. *shrug*


102 posted on 08/14/2011 6:14:31 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Servant of the Cross

Servant of the Double cross.


103 posted on 08/14/2011 6:15:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: Steel Wolf
Inflation? This is ten years we're talking about.

Right. More excuses. Tell me exactly how Perry won't be as big, if not a bigger spender than Obummer is right now.

What this country needs is an Executive who knows how to smartly CUT spending, not "go along" and increase it all the time. Perry's not the cost-cutting executive type.

104 posted on 08/14/2011 6:15:49 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

>> “Perry is a dynamic speaker. He really knows how to inspire a crowd.” <<

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Especially if they’ve just crossed the Rio Grande in a stolen van.


105 posted on 08/14/2011 6:18:11 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: editor-surveyor

LOL


106 posted on 08/14/2011 6:20:11 PM PDT by chicken head
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To: indianrightwinger; Eddie01
"The funny thing is that you Palin bots can make all sorts of claims about her positions and not have to show anything in her record to prove all these things she has actually done on various issues and positions."

Really?

Palin - Dear Governor Palin: The Real Front-Runner
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2733610/posts

Palin - Politico’s persecution of Sarah Palin
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2657942/posts

Palin - Politico’s persecution of Sarah Palin2
http://www.hughhewitt.com/blog/g/52e2916d-57f8-46f6-a741-ff1ac643f64b

Palin - Tackling Corruption in Alaska (Reply #137)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/gop/2635496/posts?page=137#137

Palin - Tale of the Tape: Obama vs. Palin (Polar opposite visions of what leadership should be.)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2644842/posts

Palin - Why she cannot declare her candidacy
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2702427/posts

Palin -Sarah Palin Blasts Obama's Handling of Egypt (Obama handing over Egypt to Muslim Brotherhood)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2669402/posts

Palin 10 Qualifications Sarah Has Over Five Recent Presidents (Part One)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2630162/posts

Palin 10 Qualifications Sarah Has Over Five Recent Presidents (Part Two)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2640908/posts

Palin gets it - Tells GOP 'Don't Retreat', Other 2012 Presidential Candidates fail
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2702017/posts

Palin–Update, July 2011
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2743467/posts?page=7#7


107 posted on 08/14/2011 6:24:48 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: dan on the right

>> “Every article on Perry brings out all the anti-Perry crowd screaming RINO, RINO, RINO!

Let’s be honest. Who else has a better chance of not only beating Obama but of truly addressing our country’s issues?” <<

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Honestly, only Palin stands a chance.

The rest are nothing but insider crooks. Especially Perry.


108 posted on 08/14/2011 6:29:52 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; TheMom
I'm a freakin' commie. I've been outed.

You supported Reagan, Bush and now Perry??? (According to someone's guesses...)

You apostate!

109 posted on 08/14/2011 6:30:51 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: indianrightwinger; Eddie01
"The funny thing is that you Palin bots can make all sorts of claims about her positions and not have to show anything in her record to prove all these things she has actually done on various issues and positions."

A History of Palin Accomplishments: Part 1, Wasilla City Council 1992 – 1996
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2630292/posts

A History of Palin Accomplishments: Part 2, Wasilla Mayor 1996 – 2002
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2630295/posts

A History of Palin, Part 3: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission 2003 – 2004
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2630320/posts


110 posted on 08/14/2011 6:35:04 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: usconservative; Steel Wolf
Tell me exactly how Perry won't be as big, if not a bigger spender than Obummer is right now.

Hyperbole much? Texas' GDP has grown dramatically over the past 10 years so it is understandable that spending would also increase.Texas' population grew almost twice as fast as the nation's over the past 10 years. That means more highways, schools, hospitals, prisons etc.

Texas government is highly decentralized which is why 85% of all public debt happens at the local level. This kind of spending is normally supported by revenue and user fees. Standard & Poor's gives Texas an AA+ rating because it has an outperforming economy, strong cash management and constitutional limits on debt. S&P said that "Texas has what we consider to be a very low net debt burden." Texas borrows to build things (highways, hospitals, schools, treatment plants, prisons). Those things will ensure the continued growth of the Texas economy well into the future. Yeah, just like Obama's doing for us from Washington, DC.

Anyone trying to compare spending in Texas with attempts by the Marxist in the White House to destroy our country isn't paying attention or doesn't understand the difference.

111 posted on 08/14/2011 7:01:12 PM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: Mase
Texas government is highly decentralized which is why 85% of all public debt happens at the local level. This kind of spending is normally supported by revenue and user fees.

To remove the liberal speak, "revenue" means TAXES and "user fees" is another way of saying TAXES for services that are supposed to be provided by TAXES, but the "Government" needs the "revenue" so they created a user fee.

This is how you justify a 100% spending increase? "Revenue" and "User Fees?"

112 posted on 08/14/2011 7:16:34 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: JCG

In other words, yes, Perry is a politician who can make hypothetical statements and lay out conditions.


113 posted on 08/14/2011 7:39:00 PM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org)(I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.)(RIAing))
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To: RIghtwardHo

Over the last 10 years, Perry has stood up well under scrutiny from the brutal Texas and National press.

Between our daily papers and the monthly liberal rags, he’s been investigated and every rumor has been chased down. Currently, the local Austin NPR online news piece is using money from George Soros in an attempt to expose any weakness.

They hate his faith, his pro-marriage and -life stands and especially hate his belief - the Texas belief - that our State with the 17th largest economy in the world is exceptional. And worst of all, he believes America is the best Nation in the world.


114 posted on 08/14/2011 7:46:39 PM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org)(I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.)(RIAing))
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To: usconservative
This kind of spending is normally supported by revenue and user fees.

This means they have the money to support the project, unlike Obama's spending, and that the public has approved issuing the debt (and the user fees etc) at the ballot box to pay for the project. In Texas, people make decisions at the local level based on what's best for that particular community/county. Yeah, that's exactly like what Obama's doing in DC..........good grief.

Local borrowing accounts for almost 85 percent of public debt in Texas. This debt is borne by local government, not state government. That's why, on a per capita bassis, only one state (TN) has a smaller state tax burden than Texas. This is also why Texas has one of the lowest amounts of (state) debt of any state in the country.

If local governments need to issue debt to build new roads, schools, hospitals, waster water treatement plants and so on, to accommodate the massive growth Texas has experienced over the past ten years, just what do you expect Governor Perry to do about it?

Texas is spending money because its economy is growing and will continue grow well into the future. Be honest, does this situation sound similar to Obama throwing our tax money at his unionista buddies and pissing the rest away down rat holes that support his chosen people? The two couldn't be further apart. There are legitimate issues where Perry deserves criticism. This ain't one of them.

115 posted on 08/14/2011 7:57:04 PM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: hocndoc
In other words, yes, Perry is a politician who can make hypothetical statements and lay out conditions.

In more other words, Perry is a politician who will tell you what you want to hear then take a big bovine dump on your shoes -- kinda like that guy who's in the WH right now.

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116 posted on 08/17/2011 3:54:07 AM PDT by JCG
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To: JCG

You give no evidence, just words.


117 posted on 08/17/2011 7:45:49 AM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org)(I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.)(RIAing))
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