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Dr. Jack Wheeler - The 10th Amendment Argument For Rick Perry
wateringhole3 ^ | Thursday, 07 July 2011 | Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler

Posted on 08/17/2011 6:32:34 PM PDT by dennisw

"Rick Perry. I think he would slice Obama up like shredded pork and have him for a Texas barbeque."

"Well, to start with, Perry is a man's man, while Obama is a metrosexual, a girlie-man. Perry is 100% American, Obama is 100%... Something else. In 2008, the energy and passion was pro-Obama; in 2012, the energy and passion will be anti-Obama, which Perry could personify as he'll go for Obama's jugular like Romney could never do.

"But there's another reason why I'm excited about Perry that is far more fundamental than all of this, even the economy. The only possible way I see to truly cut the federal government down to size, is for the states via the 10th Amendment to do the cutting, to take chunks of power away from it. A President Perry would be uniquely positioned to lead his fellow Republican governors in a crusade to do this."

"That is a very interesting and persuasive argument - the best I've heard for Perry," I mused. "Perry, as the most successful sitting governor in the country and chairman of the Republican Governors Association, would naturally focus his campaign on the success of states with Republican governors like him..."

We began ticking them off: Christie in New Jersey, McDonnell in Virginia, Kasich in Ohio, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, Rick Snyder in Michigan, Rick Scott in Florida, Mitch Daniels in Indiana, Bobby Jindal in Louisiana, Nikki Haley in South Carolina, Tom Corbett in Pennsylvania - 29 out of 50 now.

"... And focus by contrast on the failure of states with Dem governors, like California, Illinois, and Minnesota. He'd bring all these GOP govs, his current colleagues, into a lead campaign role, and make 10th Amendment freedom of states from Washington control a major campaign theme."

(Excerpt) Read more at wateringhole3.proboards.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drjackwheeler; perry; perry2012; rinofreeamerica; statesrights; tenthamendment

1 posted on 08/17/2011 6:32:38 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

Very interesting and worth reading. Maybe this is why Rove and other Republican liberals hate Rick Perry. The 10th Amendment...using it to limit Washington’s power and taxation of the various states


2 posted on 08/17/2011 6:35:03 PM PDT by dennisw (A total waste of oxye)
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To: dennisw

AS usual, Jack Wheeler is RIGHT ON!


3 posted on 08/17/2011 6:35:59 PM PDT by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: dennisw

BIG Jack Wheeler/To the Point News BUMP!!!!


4 posted on 08/17/2011 6:38:51 PM PDT by ishmac (Lady Thatcher:"There are no permanent defeats in politics because there are no permanent victories.")
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To: dennisw
"Well, to start with, Perry is a man's man, while Obama is a metrosexual, a girlie-man.

I'll say it for you, Jack - Obama's a CONMAN!

Perry is 100% American, Obama is 100%... Something else.

I'll say it for you, Jack, ANTI-AMERICAN!
5 posted on 08/17/2011 6:43:32 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: dennisw

Like Edwin Edwards said, the only way he would lose the election is if they found him in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.


6 posted on 08/17/2011 6:45:53 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: dennisw

Given Obama’s approval rating of 26% I think anyone “could slice Obama up like shredded pork and have him for barbeque.”

This is no time for party politics as usual. We need to field the very best Conservative to head the ticket. Perry is big government/globalist RINO. His record belies his election year rhetoric.


7 posted on 08/17/2011 6:50:19 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: dennisw
Thanks for posting this and I agree with him. The more I hear of Perry, the more I like him.

I just got done watching the speech of his on YouTube and it's excellent. Kind of long (18 minutes), but worth it.

Rick Perry: The Left Is “Never Going To Like Us, So Let's Stop Trying To Curry Favor With Them”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnG_njvuoyA

You don't know how long I've been waiting to hear a Conservative finally say that!!! I remember the incredible frustration I felt when President Bush wouldn't stick up for himself, and then seeing members of the house get the same treatment from Reid and Pelosi. Grrrr...... Hearing Gov Perry the past week has been wonderful. Finally someone who will stand up for what they believe and call the left out on the lies and deceptions.

Sorry for hijacking.

8 posted on 08/17/2011 7:00:53 PM PDT by MissyMa
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To: dennisw
So, slice up an opponent like pork and then make barbeque?

Not in Texas. Those bad boys use cow meat, right?

9 posted on 08/17/2011 7:00:53 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: dennisw

Wierd.

You sure Jack wrote this?

As a subscriber to Jack’s forum “To The Point News” I didn’t recall it being written and can’t find it on his site.

Can’t imagine he’d write something and not put it on his site.


10 posted on 08/17/2011 7:02:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: stilloftyhenight

I keep seeing people here call Perry a RINO, yet the positions of his I’ve seen so far all appear to be pretty solidly conservative. What is it that makes you call him a RINO?


11 posted on 08/17/2011 7:13:22 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: dennisw

The only problem with his list of Republican governors is that Kasich and Walker have very low approval ratings in their states.


12 posted on 08/17/2011 7:15:09 PM PDT by RockinRight (The ObamAA+ Downgrade)
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To: dennisw
"I believe in America. I believe in Her purpose and Her promise. I believe Her best days have not yet been lived. I believe Her greatest deeds are reserved for the generations to come. With the help and the courage of the American people, we will get our country working again."

SOURCE-Presidential Campaign Announcement Speech Transcript

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13 posted on 08/17/2011 7:16:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: muawiyah

That’s right. Texas barbecue is beef.


14 posted on 08/17/2011 7:37:27 PM PDT by Ranald S. MacKenzie (It's the philosophy, stupid.)
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To: Ramius

Perry is a politician. I have never met him, but his parents live 15 miles from me. I know them and they are long time residents of Haskell County where I live. Their ancestors moved here in 1887, I am told. Some of my ancestors moved to this county in 1889. Other of my ancestors were born in Texas during the Republic.

I have my differences with some of Rick’s actions, but he is no Lib and has always been a fiscal conservative.

But most important, Rick Perry is a Texan. That is something that is important.

“Texas is not where you were born, but a State of Mind, Heart and Attitude.” It goes something like this: “Leave us alone to live our lives in peace and we will get along fine, if that is not satisfactory, we will deal with it.”


15 posted on 08/17/2011 7:53:08 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Vendome

It is an authentic article, Vendome. It was published right after Jack’s trip to England for the unveiling of the Reagan statue in London. This article was published on Thursday, July 7. You can read it here: http://www.tothepointnews.com/content/view/4588/2/

I can live with a Tea Party Congress and a President Perry. The Texas Lege checked Perry’s more rhinoish tendencies and furthered his better impulses. Let’s make the future of the USA look more like Texas, and less like Chicago! Perry for Pesident, Tea Partiers for Congress! My motto: VOTE HOBBIT! Rebellion is brewing, as Jim Rob says.


16 posted on 08/17/2011 8:06:33 PM PDT by ishmac (Lady Thatcher:"There are no permanent defeats in politics because there are no permanent victories.")
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To: Ramius; SoConPubbie
Go here and read SoConPubbie's compilation in post 39. These are right from his own website as governor of Texas. There are videos of his speeches on the issues. When I have time I'll dig them up. His record belies his campaign rhetoric. It all sounds good until you take a good hard look at his actual record.
17 posted on 08/17/2011 8:28:35 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: dennisw

The governor in Texas is largely a ceremonial position that signs bills. In fact, it’s the weakest governor position in the country. The Lt. Governor is the real power in Texas and this is by design. Perry will need to overcome this with much more than talk.


18 posted on 08/17/2011 8:29:48 PM PDT by DaGman
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To: ishmac

I completely missed that article.

I don’t remember it.

Thanks.


19 posted on 08/17/2011 8:57:57 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: dennisw
ROFLOL, the man was a freaking pom, pom, cheer leader, that says metro-sexual all over it. Damn so much spin so little time.
20 posted on 08/17/2011 9:21:47 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: Interesting Times

Dr. Jack Wheeler ping.


21 posted on 08/17/2011 9:32:48 PM PDT by zot
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To: zot

If the 10th Amendment was ever really enforced, about 85% of the Federal Government would go away.


22 posted on 08/17/2011 10:14:47 PM PDT by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: dennisw

RINO’s like true leftist understand that many of their phlophicy goals of statism are only possible in a world where the Federal Government has practically boundless powers to impose upon we the people.

They know as even the German socialist now admit that it is impossible to socially engineer a population and economy when folk can simply get up and leave your domain of authority.

It is the useful idiots that don’t know this, nor would they accept their ideology if they did know that it ultimately came down to force folk to follow the will of Government(political leaders) rather then their own.

That is the dirty little secrete of Marxism. Its not about uplifting the poor, or liberating the so called “working class” its about enslaving them all to the State!

We can beat them practically by exposing this truth but not directly as their “useful idiots” will not listen to us.

Instead we can do that best by forcing them into a situation in which they must admit to it. This was the one political victory Kennedy got with the Berlin Wall, an otherwise practical defeat.

Under federalism Liberals will be unable to erect their own Berlin Wall and the very fact that they would try is proof enough that theirs is a totalitarian ideology to its core.


23 posted on 08/17/2011 10:32:48 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Vendome

My pleasure. My own view is that no matter who becomes federal President,
Tea Party candidates must be elected to as many offices at as many levels of government as possible. A hypertrophic obsession with the federal presidency at this time is self-defeating. Our side needs to have a broader focus. The government must be peopled with as many Tea Party conservatives as possible.

Next, we’ve got to get someone who will talk about the federal reserve. Perry at least showed awareness of a problem in this area with his remarks on “helicopter Ben’s” printing press treason. .

Then, our trade policies with foreign countries need a total overhaul. The “Free trade” ideology has morphed into a national suicide pact. Trump was right on this particular point (and looking back, so was Perot and even Paddie Buchanan). I doubt that Trump would stoop to become Commerce Secretary, but someone like Thad McCotter might (Jack is also a McCotter fan). If we can get these issues on the table, we might have just enough time, with the grace of God, to get our national finances in some semblance of order.

A Tea Party Congress and a Pres Perry won’t be a cure-all. Even with the ideal people in office, I expect we’ll have to lock horns with our preferred candidates at some point, just as we did during the amnesty dust up in 2007. Nevertheless, those are battles we can win and I can live with that. I don’t see things playing out any other way given the current array of forces.

It’s getting late in the day to wait on people with “great potential.” We need a concrete person who’s in the game and can deliver results. Freedom still lives, but the socialist twilight is gathering.


24 posted on 08/17/2011 10:38:45 PM PDT by ishmac (Lady Thatcher:"There are no permanent defeats in politics because there are no permanent victories.")
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To: Ramius
The only thing making anyone a RINO is first having run for political office as a DEMOCRAT ~ although you can accept a big enough appointment under a Dem regime and get the title.

RINOdom is POLITICAL IN NATURE, not IDEOLOGICAL.

Leftwingtard is sufficient to cover the non-conservative types. In fact, we have so terribly many words for Leftwingtards already that it'd be a shame to waste RINO on the pukes.

The first use of the term RINO on Free Republic on September 25, 2001 ~ the oldest date I could find ~ was in terms of partisan politics and involved a former Democrat office holder. Only later did anyone misuse it to mean Leftwingtard.

But if you want an ideological reason for questioning his Republican credentials, he's been soft on Illegals. That's one of those make or break things these days.

25 posted on 08/18/2011 3:54:07 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ishmac
Let's see ~ make Chicago look like Texas ~ ship the Bohunks out and bring in more Mexicans? I hope you don't mean that but Chicago has a higher percentage of Checs, Poles and Serbo-Croation "speaker" descendants than does Texas ~ so we'd have to do that.

Oh, yeah, and dry up the Lake.

26 posted on 08/18/2011 3:57:59 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Vendome
THE 10th ARGUMENT FOR PERRY
Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler
Thursday, 07 July 2011

27 posted on 08/18/2011 6:24:05 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: org.whodat

Go to an Aggie Football Game and see those Yell Leaders...it’s nothing like your girlie cheerleaders. These are strong young men...nothing prissy about them. Since, you obviously have no clue what Yell Leaders at A&M are like...your statements are rather silly when us Texans or Aggies read them.


28 posted on 08/18/2011 6:52:12 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: dennisw

29 posted on 08/18/2011 8:50:45 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: Interesting Times
If the 10th Amendment was ever really enforced, about 85% of the Federal Government would go away.

That sounds about right. *smile*

30 posted on 08/18/2011 2:18:48 PM PDT by zot
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ...

I looked for your names on this thread so I’d not ping you. If you’ve been pinged, and have read this sorry. IF not it is an excellent article everyone should read by Dr. Jack Wheeler.


31 posted on 08/21/2011 11:02:36 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

32 posted on 08/21/2011 11:07:52 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: dennisw

I think you’re the one who pointed me to “To the Point” because I was looking for sources for Dr. Wheeler the other day. Thank you, I’ve subscribed over there.


33 posted on 08/21/2011 11:09:23 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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To: stilloftyhenight

BS. He has warts but is far from being a RINO. See post 31 at the link. That is not the record of a RINO.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2766822/posts


34 posted on 08/21/2011 11:10:46 AM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: stilloftyhenight; Ramius
Compilation of half-truths and innuendo, IMO.

Ramius,
Do your own research and don't rely on people with an agenda. (or who support other candidates)

35 posted on 08/21/2011 11:19:56 AM PDT by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: DaGman

Perry was Lieutenant Governor before he became Governor for 11 years.


36 posted on 08/21/2011 11:34:10 AM PDT by potlatch (The landlord is in place,...... and the lease may soon expire.....)
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To: shield; dennisw; Cincinatus' Wife
Don't worry about double pings shield, I'll sort them out, lol.

Rick Perry - All American - All Texan


37 posted on 08/21/2011 11:41:26 AM PDT by potlatch (The landlord is in place,...... and the lease may soon expire.....)
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To: hocndoc

It might have been me. Jack is quite a guy. A well rounded guy. Has climbed mountains and been all over the world


38 posted on 08/21/2011 3:30:27 PM PDT by dennisw (NZT -- works better if you're already smart)
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To: muawiyah

The Governor is not “soft on illegals.”

He has stated over and over that not one thing we do will make a “hill of beans” difference until we secure the border, get the feds to stop dumping illegals both in our State and just at the border.


39 posted on 09/22/2011 5:39:17 AM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.orgI've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.Patrol the border 2 control)
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To: hocndoc
Sorry, he's soft on illegals are are just about everyone living in Texas.

You need to clean up your act ~

40 posted on 09/22/2011 5:50:46 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah
Your opinion is not the same as fact.

As I said, The Governor is not “soft on illegals.”

He has stated over and over that not one thing we do will make a “hill of beans” difference until we secure the border, get the feds to stop dumping illegals both in our State and just at the border.

More from my blog:

Governor Rick Perry is for border control and has the record to prove it:

Governor Perry has always advocated for “boots on the ground” at the border, but has been unable to get the Feds to send the manpower. He’s advocated letting the military practice the use of unmanned Predator aircraft along our border ("They’ve gotta practice somewhere.”)

There are National Guard troops on the Border. Perry has repeatedly asked for more and recently won approval for the 1200 (we only got about 250) that have been deployed to stay longer. Read this news report from a year ago.

As a direct result of the Governor alerting the Texas Republican Congressman about Obama’s plan to remove the National Guard after less than 6 months, we'll have them longer. News report, here, from last August about the extension.

More, here http://www.freerepublic.com/%5Ehttp://wingright.org/2011/08/06/perry-palin-fish-or-cut-bait/

Watch and listen to Governor Perry talking with Greta van Susteren about the border. boots on the ground, and the problems with the fence. (You can see and hear the Texas Ranger helicopters in the background.)

He created the Ranger Recon force, sending 150 Texas Rangers (one riot, one Ranger) to the border along with helicopters and Texas Guardsmen. He demanded and got National Guard and two unmanned drones. He got the National Guard deployment extended beyond the original 6 months. Unfortunately, Texas only got 1/4 of the Guardsmen and of the drones.

Texas (with our costs from the ICE detention center detainees being dumped in the State by Homeland security, support of Katrina refugees, our natural disasters like Ike, wildfires, and tornadoes) is expected to pay for our own Guard if we want them here after September.

Texas has spent $200 million a year on the cost of jailing illegal aliens that the feds bring here. We’ve spent $79 million of our own Texas tax funds on troops, helicopters.

The Legislature refused to fund his virtual border, so he used money from the Governor’s discretionary fund. In some cases, local sheriffs and cities refused to cooperate.

Here’s an article from January of this year showing resistance from border Sheriff Wiles.

41 posted on 09/22/2011 12:34:44 PM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.orgI've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.Patrol the border 2 control)
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To: hocndoc

Hey, One Ranger, One Sheriff, One Prisoner!~


42 posted on 09/22/2011 12:53:26 PM PDT by muawiyah
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