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Perry Says Vaccine Order Was Mistake
WSJ ^ | 081811 | ALICIA MUNDY

Posted on 08/18/2011 12:47:22 AM PDT by Fred

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, under questioning from voters in recent days, has switched positions on a 2007 executive order he issued mandating the vaccination of all young girls before they enter sixth grade to ward off cervical cancer.

Mr. Perry's order that Texas school girls receive the vaccine, Gardasil, made by Merck & Co., was overturned by the state legislature and never got off the ground. But it still has roiled conservatives and Christian groups for years.

After long defending the decision, Mr. Perry has apologized repeatedly for the order since launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. As recently as his 2010 gubernatorial re-election bid, Mr. Perry touted the vaccine's medical efficacy and the lives of young women it saved.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: captaingardasil; corporatecorruption; corporatewelfare; elections; gardasil; govtabuse; perry; porkulushog; rickperry; rinoalert; rinofreeamerica; tyranny; vaccine
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1 posted on 08/18/2011 12:47:24 AM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred
Gardasil Researcher Admits Vaccine May Be More Dangerous than the Disease
2 posted on 08/18/2011 12:56:43 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: Fred

Perry sings a different tune now that he’s running for president.

What he did was bad as a matter of principle and since the 2007 controversy questions have been raised about the drug’s safety.

There was a campaign contribution to Perry from the company that made the drug (6,000 dollars).

A lot of money is now being gathered to fund his presidential campaign. Who is it from and what are the contributors going to get in return.


3 posted on 08/18/2011 12:58:25 AM PDT by Nextrush (President Sarah Palin sounds just right to me)
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To: Nextrush

Just follow the rino corporate welfare trail for the answer..

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/15/2360707/rick-perry-king-of-corporate-welfare.html


4 posted on 08/18/2011 1:08:54 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'..An Obamaism)
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To: Fred

Move over Slick Willard, here comes Slick Rick... Pay no attention to my statist liberal policies as Governor, since I’m running for President, I’m a Conservative now ! Honest ! Al Gore can vouch for me, I was his campaign manager after all...


5 posted on 08/18/2011 1:09:13 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: South40

I think this is a huge nail in the Perry run for POTUS.


6 posted on 08/18/2011 1:16:03 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Fred
Great link. Thanks for posting it.

Slick-Rick Perry is a fraud.

7 posted on 08/18/2011 1:16:46 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Al Gore can vouch for me, I was his campaign manager after all...

Yes, but that was the old *arch-conservative* AlGore before he got taken over by the evil Clintonoids.

Just ask the Perry folk, they'll tell you all about it :^)

8 posted on 08/18/2011 1:22:56 AM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: antceecee
As it should be.

Slick-Rick called this a 'mistake'.

Should we expect him to make the same admission about his pro illegal immigration/in-state tuition position? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to then go to Mexico to brag about it? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to condemn Arizona's anti-immigration law? Will he say it was a 'mistake' to oppose the border fence? And will he say it was a 'mistake' to oppose E-Verify, a federal verification program that prevents illegal immigrants from landing state jobs? If he thinks it will get him votes he will because that's what flip-flopping poseurs do.

9 posted on 08/18/2011 1:26:45 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Still perpetuating that lie, eh? Shame, shame.


10 posted on 08/18/2011 1:26:58 AM PDT by DRey
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To: The Cajun
Just ask the Perry folk, they'll tell you all about it :^)

I wish they'd tell me where and how to get those DNC checks we're supposed to be getting for exposing Perry for the RINO that he is. I've been posting about Perry's liberal record for a week now and haven't received a single check. :-(

11 posted on 08/18/2011 1:29:10 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: Fred

Yes. Thank you for the post. It’s a much more accurate representation of the truth than what the Perry haters spout.


12 posted on 08/18/2011 1:29:10 AM PDT by DRey
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To: South40

At least you’re willing to admit you’re working for the liberals against the Republicans. That’s more than most of the Perry haters on this site will admit.


13 posted on 08/18/2011 1:31:11 AM PDT by DRey
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To: DRey
You're desperate, it's obvious and I find that entertaining.
14 posted on 08/18/2011 1:34:09 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: DRey
Thank you for the post. It’s a much more accurate representation of the truth than what the Perry haters spout.

I don't hate anyone. I'm just tired of the Republican Party nominating loser RINOS.

15 posted on 08/18/2011 1:35:37 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: Nextrush
A lot of money is now being gathered to fund his presidential campaign. Who is it from and what are the contributors going to get in return.

Where did MB get her the funds for her presidential campaign? She has no accomplishments - who would donate so much to her campaign and EARLY on?
16 posted on 08/18/2011 1:36:54 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Nextrush

Maaaaan, this DUDE is SLICK!! Waaaaay SLICK!


17 posted on 08/18/2011 1:37:41 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (How even a WOMAN could fall in love with Rachel Maddow is waaaay beyond me....)
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To: DRey

Hate??? I merely check the facts. It is going to get worse. I have no idea why Perry is running with his record.

Makes me think that he is a stalking horse. His running makes no sense....


18 posted on 08/18/2011 1:40:12 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'..An Obamaism)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Move over Slick Willard, here comes Slick Rick.

Why isn't/hasn't the media going after Mitt? Think twice who the REAL slick one is.
19 posted on 08/18/2011 1:41:02 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Fred
His running makes no sense....

Does Mitt's? He not being harassed and he'll walk to the nomination - watch. Just like McCain because of all this attacking of his opponent. Unless, mitt's your guy.
20 posted on 08/18/2011 1:44:05 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: South40
I wish they'd tell me where and how to get those DNC checks we're supposed to be getting for exposing Perry for the RINO that he is.

Watch out, the raving nutters will take you for real, LOL!

21 posted on 08/18/2011 1:46:42 AM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
Watch out, the raving nutters will take you for real, LOL!

See post #13, one already has. :-)

22 posted on 08/18/2011 1:48:29 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: South40
Man, I've got to get quicker on the draw :^)
23 posted on 08/18/2011 1:50:54 AM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: presently no screen name

MB’s last congressional race pulled in 13.2 million...

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/134427-bachmann-kicks-up-fundraising-storm-and-senate-speculation

“Bachmann brought in an eye-popping $13.2 million during the campaign, shattering the previous fundraising record for House candidates and eclipsing even the totals for many Senate campaigns, which are typically more expensive to run.”

goto opensecrets.org to find out who all is giving.


24 posted on 08/18/2011 1:51:13 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: antceecee

Can’t be!! The Perry-bots have declared Gardasil, TTC, and illegal immigration to be dead subjects.

:)


25 posted on 08/18/2011 1:53:12 AM PDT by Politicalmom ("President Fox's vision for an open border is a vision I embrace"- Rick Perry)
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To: The Cajun

:-)


26 posted on 08/18/2011 1:53:18 AM PDT by South40 (Primaries are about choosing a conservative candidate, not settling on a Rove RINO)
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To: presently no screen name

I am no Myth fan...


27 posted on 08/18/2011 1:54:08 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: DRey

C’mon, Doc. Just because you posted the Slick Rick Revisionist History Talking Point Du Jour doesn’t mean I swallow it. The SS Perry is leaking badly.


28 posted on 08/18/2011 1:56:49 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: presently no screen name

The media loves the Myth of Willard. He’ll be D.O.A. soon enough.


29 posted on 08/18/2011 1:58:18 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: presently no screen name

I have no dog in this hunt... Don’t even care. I am prepared for 4 more years of Obozo.

What I do care about is taking the majority in the US Senate.
And no more stinky pinky (Harry Reid) doing whatever he pleases.

Having control of the House and Senate is going to be the best victory for 2012.

And Perry is a POC... you betcha..


30 posted on 08/18/2011 1:59:12 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: presently no screen name

And since you asked

Rick Perry — king of corporate welfare
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/15/2360707/rick-perry-king-of-corporate-welfare.html

Perry to protect undocumented-immigrant tuition
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/special/07/legislature/4465044.html

Schwarzenegger, Perry, Napolitano, Richardson urge “comprehensive” immigration reform
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2763274/posts?page=1

Perry endorses Rudy Guiliani for president in 2008
http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/019691.html

Perry works toward increasing H1Bs...
http://www.globalmobilityreport.com/50226711/us_governors_seek_h1b_visa_increase.php

Governor Perry throws support behind H1Bs
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9776360-7.html

Perry opposes border fence
http://24ahead.com/blog/archives/006987.html

Rick Perry’s dangerous Muslim compromise
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2764581/posts
http://alternativenewsreport.net/tag/prince-shah-karim-al-husayni/


31 posted on 08/18/2011 2:05:27 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: Fred
I am prepared for 4 more years of Obozo.

Nothing conservative about that wimpy attitude. Conservatives are Patriots who fight for this country.

And Perry is a POC...

What is a POC? Sidenote: Perry isn't my candidate.

Any thoughts why the media isn't going after Mitt like they are to Perry?
32 posted on 08/18/2011 2:06:16 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Fred

It seems there are no longer men of principle in politics.

I believe there are some women of principle though!


33 posted on 08/18/2011 2:08:56 AM PDT by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: Fred

Now I see why you are prepared for four more years of Barry.

YOU WANT HIM to WIN!


34 posted on 08/18/2011 2:10:16 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Fred

“you betcha..”

I’ve been seeing that phrase a lot. Is it some secret codeword, spoken by supporters of a candidate yet undeclared... someone with true honesty and virtue? I betcha!

Come on Sarah!


35 posted on 08/18/2011 2:13:04 AM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: South40

Wow...


36 posted on 08/18/2011 2:13:19 AM PDT by DB
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To: Fred
Drip, drip, drip ... Looks like Perry's team thought a simple mea culpa from the candidate would end this. "Hey, leave the guy alone, he admitted it was a mistake," is the sympathetic conventional thinking they hoped would follow.

But the mea culpa might instead be a blood in the water moment that ironically generates the type of feeding frenzy they had hoped to avoid. It picks at the Gardasil mandate scab and renews interest in the original events. It also raises a whole host of new questions, not the least of which is why did he spend 4 years proudly defending his actions, even to the point of maligning his Gardasil critics, only to admit a mistake days after entering the presidential race.

If Malkin's "Governor Gardasil" sticks, Perry could end up slow bleeding through the primaries. Regardless, this issue is not going to go away soon.

37 posted on 08/18/2011 2:24:26 AM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: Fred

Folks, I am far from a RINO, been to every Texas Republican State Convention since ‘92, served two terms on Rules Committee.

I didn’t oppose the Gardisil item on grounds of promoting promiscuity, I opposed it (while encouraging my step-daughter, an adult, to get it) because it was an intrusion on individual rights.

You non-Texans need to take a closer look at Perry. This Conservative Republican has spent more time opposing Perry policies over the last decade than supporting them.

Did you like the Kelo decision? You would have loved the Trans-Texas Corridor. Texas Conservatives fought this rascal through two terms of Legislature, would have been the largest eminent domain land grab in American history. Perry fought FOR that tooth and nail.


39 posted on 08/18/2011 3:54:56 AM PDT by barkeep (Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc)
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To: Nextrush
There was a campaign contribution to Perry from the company that made the drug (6,000 dollars).

I'm always amazed at how cheaply politicians can be bought.

40 posted on 08/18/2011 3:55:24 AM PDT by giotto
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To: South40
Slick-Rick called this a 'mistake'.

I'll make sure not to make the mistake of voting for him.

41 posted on 08/18/2011 3:57:55 AM PDT by giotto
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To: AHerald
If Malkin's "Governor Gardasil" sticks, Perry could end up slow bleeding through the primaries. Regardless, this issue is not going to go away soon.

Then, when we end up with either President Romney or President Obama 2.0, we will be able to thank the Conservatively Holier Than Thou crowd.

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Posted on Friday, July 01, 2011 10:13:29 AM by Jim Robinson

“..... if Palin does not run but Perry does, he'd probably suck all the air out of the race. Either way, ..... Perry would all be excellent alternatives to Obama the commie. Anyone but RINO Romney the big government chief architect of CommieCare! …… Posted on Friday, July 01, 2011 10:13:29 AM by Jim Robinson”

42 posted on 08/18/2011 4:20:05 AM PDT by Polybius (Defeating Obama is Priority Number One)
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To: Fred

Just one amongst many.

LLS


43 posted on 08/18/2011 4:22:59 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: Nextrush

You think $6000 contributions pull this much sway? Each individual can give $5000 adding primary and general election max amounts. I seriously doubt any governor is making major policy changes for $6000.


44 posted on 08/18/2011 4:25:17 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Fred
While I am waiting for my first and only choice to declare her intentions I am weighing the field. I am not comfortable is the slightest with MB, nor Cain. It seems like every week she says something that I can only characterize as dumb. I do enjoy listening to them, but I haven't developed trust in them yet. Now comes Perry, who talks a great game but has some serious warts. Then I hear the irrational hate toward him by MSN and by a surprisingly high number of Freepers. Right now he is the best competition to take out Mutt Romney, who I despise. I cannot and will not make excuses for Perry, but I have to determine if his record would make me compromise my standards if I were to vote for him. So far it has not. Just between you and me, irrational hate does mot sway me.
45 posted on 08/18/2011 4:30:07 AM PDT by st.eqed
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To: South40

The order was in 2007...

the article you are citing is from 2009.

If the hazards were known (proven) in 2007 then I might fault Perry for his order, but ...if the issue didn’t come to light until later then not so much.


46 posted on 08/18/2011 4:30:29 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Fred
How John Kerryish.
47 posted on 08/18/2011 4:36:53 AM PDT by McGruff (a Sarah Palin supporter and proud of it.)
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To: Fred

I guess so was running Gores campaign, being a democrat, embracing Mexico’s open border dream in a official statement by Perry himself and on and on it goes, but now, oh now, he’s got it all right, uh huh ...


48 posted on 08/18/2011 4:38:09 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: barkeep
You non-Texans need to take a closer look at Perry. This Conservative Republican has spent more time opposing Perry policies over the last decade than supporting them.

Keep reminding us. Most of us aren't familiar with Gov. Perry's history.

49 posted on 08/18/2011 4:39:30 AM PDT by McGruff (a Sarah Palin supporter and proud of it.)
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To: Fred

BS. A mistake is when you dial a wrong phone number, not force women to take a vaccine.


50 posted on 08/18/2011 4:40:53 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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