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Rick Perry loves big government and other true political stories
Market Watch ^ | Cody Willard

Posted on 08/22/2011 10:20:28 AM PDT by Fred

I spoke to a group of politically active, so-called conservatives last week at a hotel here in my New Mexico hometown. One of the topics that kept coming up was whether I despised Texas Gov. Rick Perry as much as I despised most other candidates that the Republican/Democrat regime is trying to force me to pick from in the next election.

Let’s think through some deep thoughts and do fact-checking on Perry and the entire Left/Right paradigm as most people seem to see it right now:

You can spend about five minutes on the governor’s official website confirming that Rick Perry is yet another big-government, corporate-welfare lover from the Republican side of the Republican/Democrat regime, whose policies are fundamentally no different from the Clinton/Bush/Obama policies of years past.

Apparently, for example, the government doesn’t create jobs except when it’s welfare for Office Depot Inc. (ODP):

Gov. Perry: Fiscal Responsibility is Essential for Prosperity and Job Creation: Perry noted that government doesn’t create jobs; it creates the environment

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.marketwatch.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bachmann; bush; corporatewelfare; dubya; govtabuse; obama; palin; paultards; perry; perrytards; porlbarrelperry; rinofreeamerica; rinoricky; romney; shootingfromthelip; texas; texican

1 posted on 08/22/2011 10:20:35 AM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred

ping


2 posted on 08/22/2011 10:27:14 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: Fred

“14 trillion in bailouts the last three years” by Bush and Obama. Eeeh Cody, a little hyperbole there? Try to be a little more accurate next time. Might make the rest of your column a little more believeable. And get a haircut.


3 posted on 08/22/2011 10:31:43 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Fred

I read Perry differently. I see him wanting a STRONG government, not a BIG government.


4 posted on 08/22/2011 10:33:19 AM PDT by RC2
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To: RC2

Are you lining up for your slice of the ole piggie??


5 posted on 08/22/2011 10:40:36 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

He is including Fannie and Freddie in this...


6 posted on 08/22/2011 10:43:27 AM PDT by Fred ('Just cus I said it, don't mean I meant it'....Obamaism)
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To: Fred

I’d vote for Hitler over Obama at this point. At least Hitler knew how to get an economy going.


7 posted on 08/22/2011 10:44:51 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: RC2
I read Perry differently. I see him wanting a STRONG government, not a BIG government.

I thought so too; until I dug a little deeper. When I hit the STENCH of Perry's Gov't mandate that ALL girls get the HPV vaccine - he lost me and made an enemy.

Don't get me wrong, I think the vaccine is a good thing. For example, I think Breast Exams are a life-saver too - but I would NEVER use my authority as Govenor to FORCE women to undergo them.

He is more of a Dictator/Statist than a Conservative Representative. Even when he had his Governor's Executive Decree overturned - he challanged the authority of the Texas Legislature to overturn his order. That isn't the sort of man I want in the White house, to represent me. I want a person who is Conservative, and believes in the Constitution - and is not a Dictator. I wish Sarah Palin would throw in. But, considering she can make $25 Million/yr as a motivational speaker - she may be using her fame to provide for herself and her family. She's free to do as she wishes; but IMHO, the country desperately needs someone like her.

8 posted on 08/22/2011 10:48:12 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Fred

Well, it’s perry. And when it’s perry, it’s different. Just ask any perry supporter.


9 posted on 08/22/2011 10:48:30 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If the truth hurts, prepare yourself for a LOT of pain.)
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To: Fred; RC2

Freddy,

States vs Feds =

The Paradigm.

You might want to go back to your drawing board.

Just a thought...


10 posted on 08/22/2011 10:52:46 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Wuli

Boy, these hippies really want their pot! Free the weed, vote Ron Paul 2012! Right now liberals and paulbots are attacking Perry..all this carpetbombing against Perry is silly.


11 posted on 08/22/2011 10:55:22 AM PDT by Shaka
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To: Hodar

You got that! Even if somehow he gets the nomination I still won’t vote for him. Now some will have plenty to say about this, but I am funny I don’t want my wife, daughter, granddaughter, mother aunt or for that matter any family member injected by force of the government with a experimental vaccine, guest I am funny that way.

As far as Obama well ‘better the devil that you know rather the devil you don’t know’ and I want my enemy standing in front of me not next to me with a smile and knife.


12 posted on 08/22/2011 10:56:55 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Hodar; Cincinatus' Wife

Both his parents had cancer.

He said, “I hate cancer”.

He saw this as a chance to stop a cancer epidemic before it ever got started.

He jumped the gun and tried to mandate an anti cancer vaccine program (though it had an opt out) through the public school vaccination program that already existed.

The Texas Legislature said no way, no how, Governor.

And that was the end of it. Yeah he was dragged kicking and screaming off the idea, but that was indeed the end of it because that’s the way the state government worked.

As intended.

As Perry himself will tell you.

He said, “I realize I work for the people of Texas, not the other way around”.

And to your screed that you are justified in hating a “big government” Rick Perry because of guardasil, I say,

NO SALE.


13 posted on 08/22/2011 11:05:14 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Fred

“Seventeen things critics are saying about Rick Perry” (and the truth)....http://peskytruth.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/rick-perrys-negatives/

This puts Perry’s record, which is very positive, in perspective. It also talks about the relative strength of the Texas governorship.


14 posted on 08/22/2011 11:12:01 AM PDT by LOC1 (Let's pick the best, not settle for a compromise.)
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To: Kartographer

Post #13...just past your own, explains what really happened.

Got the guts to read the truth?

Then, after reading the truth, want to tell us more how Rick Perry is even worse than Obama, and how you’d rather have Obama as President?


15 posted on 08/22/2011 11:14:35 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: txrangerette

I’ve stopped responding to posters who so delight in posting words like STENCH in caps. They just aren’t worth anyone’s effort. It only gives them another opportunity to stink up a thread.


16 posted on 08/22/2011 11:17:45 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Kartographer
I don’t want my wife, daughter, granddaughter, mother aunt or for that matter any family member injected by force of the government with a experimental vaccine

I don't know how you could have been on FR for any length of time without being up to date on the Gardasil knock down, drag out debate. Nobody was EVER forced to be vaccinated. It was never advocated that anybody be "forced" to be vaccinated and no one was in fact vaccinated.

Long story short: Perry thought it would be a good idea for school girls to be vaccinated because he "hates Cancer". He issued an executive order requiring such but with an opt-out. (BTW, Texas school children cannot attend school w/o being up to date on their vaccinations).

There was a lot of public backlash and Perry let it drop. He's admitted his mistake and I think learned a valuable lesson about issuing executive orders.

17 posted on 08/22/2011 11:21:09 AM PDT by Texan
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To: txrangerette

The fact that the system worked correctly isn’t my point. My point is that he tried to upsurp Dictatorial priviledge - that should be the 3rd rail in any game. You are the Govenor of the greatest state on earth; not God.

My Mom has Breast Cancer - you won’t see me FORCING anyone to undergo Breast exams. You see, to me, NO ONE has the right to dictate what others do, or opt not to do.

School vaccines - this is a case where passive sick students infect other students. This is a case where vaccines are for the public good. You can catch polio, small pox, chicken pox, influenza and a host of other life-threatening diseases by proximity to an infected person.

However, to get HPV; you MUST be sexually active. Now, I can’t speak to your school - but mine frowned upon active sexualaty on the school grounds. Even the teachers knew to take their students somewhere else. For someone to dictate this shot - it’s as unforgiveable as cannabalism.

Then we have the whole Perry and illegal immigration issue.


18 posted on 08/22/2011 11:21:26 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: RC2

In Perry’s STRONG government will he do away with these malpractices or will he fit himself with a pair of muslim kneepads on top of his western boots like his predecessors have done?

Don’t underestimate the relentless creep of shariah law:

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErzxOz3Dzv8&feature=player_embedded#!";


19 posted on 08/22/2011 11:25:50 AM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Generally agree, yet this thread was posted by someone whose theme was, Rick Perry is for Big Government, completely missing the fact that Rick Perry is for the states over the Feds.
Then along comes another who states that guardasil was the proof he needed that Perry likes Big Government, followed by another who areed in the most inaccurate and incendiarly of terms.

The whole thread stinks.

Sorry to have bothered you. Not just saying that, but sincerely mean it.


20 posted on 08/22/2011 11:25:50 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Generally agree, yet this thread was posted by someone whose theme was, Rick Perry is for Big Government, completely missing the fact that Rick Perry is for the states over the Feds.
Then along comes another who states that guardasil was the proof he needed that Perry likes Big Government, followed by another who agreed in the most inaccurate and incendiary of terms.

The whole thread stinks.

Sorry to have bothered you. Not just saying that, but sincerely mean it.


21 posted on 08/22/2011 11:27:19 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Hodar; Kartographer

Ping to post #21 where reference is made to your posts (and where the spelling is corrected unlike in #20).


22 posted on 08/22/2011 11:31:43 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: LOC1

Very informative article. Thanks for posting.


23 posted on 08/22/2011 11:31:53 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: txrangerette

I liked what you wrote. And thank you for pinging me.

You did good.

I’m going to post something if it hasn’t been already and will ping you.


24 posted on 08/22/2011 11:33:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Knowledge is generally a good thing.

Gardasil is a drug developed by Merck & Co.. It is supposed to prevent cervical cancer caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved it in June of 2006 and subsequently recommended vaccination in females aged 11 and 12, before they become sexual active. Since it is not effective against an existing infection, it must be given before a sexually-transmitted HPV infection occurs.

Governor Perry issued an Executive Order (EO) (RP#65, February, 2007) which mandated that all Texas girls be vaccinated prior to their admission to the sixth grade. Parents were allowed to opt out of the mandate by filling out an affidavit.

Source

Now, I'm no fan of Cancer either. But, I would never even consider using my authority to coerce others to get a vaccine, or even a Breast Exam. Maybe you would? My thoughts are simple - we each live our lives making individual decisions, as best as we can. Who am I to remove a personal decision from you? Mr. Perry had no problem mandating that every child be injected, unless a parent would sign an afadavit - but the default position was manditory injections. If he had done the same thing, but made this voluntary - I would have no problem with this whatsoever.

But, he didn't. That tells me a lot about the nature of this man.

25 posted on 08/22/2011 11:40:13 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Hodar; Kartographer; Fred

It was wrongheaded of him.

He left out a very important step in the thought process, which was how would the people of Texas perceive this, the way I’m trying to set it up here? Would they perceive it the same way as they do routine vaccinations for public school? OR would they resent and reject it for some very obvious reasons I haven’t considered?

Would they then contact their state reps and demand it be stopped? If so, why am I doing this, then?

I have never for a single second defended Perry’s thought process, or actually the lack thereof. I was agin the plan from the gitgo.

I could see why he thought it was a good idea, though, if you narrowed your thoughts down to how most effectively to prevent a cancer epidemic in a few years to a whole bunch of young Texas girls.

That it has been used ever since to paint him as a political monster, though, is to me just stupid.

He didn’t think it all the way though. That was my first thought when I heard about it then and it is my thought today.

And when the other branch of government, the people’s representatives weighed in, as they should, it was over.

Did he resist? Mightily. He didn’t want to think of all those girls growing up only to get cancer, that to his way of thinking could have so easily been prevented.

He fought it.

But at the end of the day, he understood.

He was told flat out that the people did not want it done that way and why they objected.


26 posted on 08/22/2011 11:49:01 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: txrangerette

This was not some statement he made in a surge of emotion, an impulsive, knee-jerk; this was an edict he published - and instead of thinking “Why do the people resent this?”; he tried to force it down their throats.

If not for the Texas Legislature - this WOULD have been forced down the citizen’s throats. And that is my point.

Socrates wrote “Power corrupts, Absolute power corrupts absoltely”. Perry had a taste of power; and what I saw frankly frightens me. Here is a man, who will cease power and force his (belevolent) will upon another. What will he do when given the powers of the POTUS?

A ‘reasonable’ man would have retracted the Executive Order long before the Legislature reached a super-majority vote to reject it. A ‘reasonable’ man would have made this vaccine available as an option; and been lauded a ‘hero’.


27 posted on 08/22/2011 12:17:22 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: txrangerette; Hodar

The buzzing bees of anti-Perry activists with their "Gardasil-TTC-Border" mantra will only continue to highlight and enhance a Gov. Rick Perry nomination as truth of his work here in Texas gains national exposure. Rick Perry as governor, used all resources at his disposal in an attempt to make a cancer vaccine available to Texas children. The governor is battling environmentalist activists in his push for more transportation infrastructure in a state exploding with commerce and population. And using state resources, Gov. Rick Perry (denied the necessary and requested federal help needed by a border state to deal with the consequences of current federal inaction, in addition to shouldering the continued fallout from past federal actions) works to hold the line on the 1250 mile section of the U.S. border between Texas and Mexico, our neighbor to the south.

28 posted on 08/22/2011 12:39:07 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Hodar
Dose of Reason: Perry and Gardasil

Texas: Mandatory meningitis shots for all newly enrolling college students


29 posted on 08/22/2011 12:44:13 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: txrangerette

There is two thoughts on this One held by Perry’s backers which is that he is sincerely sorry about his decision and then there are others like me who just a firmly believe he’s really sorry he got caught making the decision.

Just the fact that Perry thought he could force this on a free people is enough to show me his thought process. NO TRUE CONSERVATIVE would have ever considered trying to forces such a heinous policy. What if will President he makes another just as heinous decision and this time he doesn’t back down?


30 posted on 08/22/2011 1:24:23 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Hodar
Now, I'm no fan of Cancer either. But, I would never even consider using my authority to coerce others to get a vaccine, or even a Breast Exam. Maybe you would?

Would you coerce a parent to have a child vaccinated for any communicable disease? Measles? Chicken Pox? Diphtheria? Polio?

Well we've been seeing evidence of so called 'herd immunity' breaking down because misguided parents bought the vaccine causes autism bunkum. Among the many advances made in public health over the last 150 years or so is near universal vaccination for common infectious disease.

If you don't want your kid vaccinated then go the 'opt out' route.

Or home school. Or move.

31 posted on 08/22/2011 1:37:52 PM PDT by G L Tirebiter
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To: G L Tirebiter
Would you coerce a parent to have a child vaccinated for any communicable disease? Measles? Chicken Pox? Diphtheria? Polio?

Yes, because the vaccines are proven to not be life threatening - and anyone can get the above mentioned diseases by casual contact, such as sitting in a desk next to an infected child. The emphasis here is, this is not a lifestyle choice, but by mere proximity to an infected child, others will be endangered.

HPV requires sexual activity. I cannot infect your daughters (if I were infected myself) by casual contact. It's physically impossible - that's the difference.

Now, would I suggest my daughters get the injection? Absolutely. But, do I want Big Goverment/Big Brother dictating that they WILL by default be injected, unless I sign an afadavit? Absolutely not. Let's go one step further. I have now signed an afadavit that opts my daughters from getting the HPV virus; will I now be charged with reckless child endangerment?

32 posted on 08/22/2011 1:49:46 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Hodar
will I now be charged with reckless child endangerment?

No.

33 posted on 08/22/2011 2:09:43 PM PDT by G L Tirebiter
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To: txrangerette; Cincinatus' Wife
Here you all go, stumping for Governor GoodHair again.

AUSTIN (AP) -- Gov. Rick Perry ordered Friday that schoolgirls in Texas must be vaccinated against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, making Texas the first state to require the shots.

The girls will have to get Merck & Co.'s new vaccine against strains of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, that are responsible for most cases of cervical cancer.

Merck is bankrolling efforts to pass laws in state legislatures across the country mandating it Gardasil vaccine for girls as young as 11 or 12. It doubled its lobbying budget in Texas and has funneled money through Women in Government, an advocacy group made up of female state legislators around the country.

Details of the order were not immediately available, but the governor's office confirmed to The Associated Press that he was signing the order and he would comment Friday afternoon.

Perry has several ties to Merck and Women in Government. One of the drug company's three lobbyists in Texas is Mike Toomey, his former chief of staff. His current chief of staff's mother-in-law, Texas Republican state Rep. Dianne White Delisi, is a state director for Women in Government.

Toomey was expected to be able to woo conservative legislators concerned about the requirement stepping on parent's rights and about signaling tacit approval of sexual activity to young girls. Delisi, as head of the House public health committee, which likely would have considered legislation filed by a Democratic member, also would have helped ease conservative opposition.

Perry also received $6,000 from Merck's political action committee during his re-election campaign.

Read more @ http://www.kbtx.com/home/headlines/5546651.html

The simple fact is that Perry was bought off by Merck. In addition, if he wanted to mandate it, there should not have been a reason for an "Opt Out" clause. It should have been an "Opt In". THAT is what got people's goat. _______________________________________________________

INFORMATION ABOUT GARDASIL

GARDASIL is the only human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that helps protect against 4 types of HPV.

Only 4 types? Out of the 40 different types of HPV? Color me unimpressed.

34 posted on 08/22/2011 3:23:37 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?)
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To: Texan

I read this my Michelle Malkin. She has more detail and I agree with her assessments.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/274812/rick-perry-s-bad-medicine-michelle-malkin


35 posted on 08/22/2011 3:28:50 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I'm done with political parties. The GOP is useless. Anarchy is perferable to this CRAP!)
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To: Kartographer
As far as Obama well ‘better the devil that you know rather the devil you don’t know’ and I want my enemy standing in front of me not next to me with a smile and knife.
Worthy of a zot.
36 posted on 08/22/2011 3:35:55 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: Fred

Ok, but the entire budget(including bailouts) for the last three years has been, roughly, 11-12 trillion or so hasn’t it?


37 posted on 08/22/2011 4:00:26 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You can catch meningitis minding your own business. Not the case with HPV. Besides, Perry admitted he screwed up. Who hasn’t?


38 posted on 08/22/2011 4:07:02 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Hodar

Does anyone know the long term ramifications of this vaccine?


39 posted on 08/22/2011 5:13:27 PM PDT by ak267
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To: All

If Palin did the same thing, would she get a free pass??? Could Palin get away with, “I’d made a mistake, can we please move on???”

C’mon, tell the truth.

HELL NO!!!!! She would get flak from ALL sides and people would declare her career DOA. You know what a drum beat that would of caused...dogging her infinitum....and she would of deserved it.

The executive order Perry signed (and the the crap that was going on in the background) gives us an insight of his leadership style and his thought process. Something voters need to know.

No one should get a free pass no matter how much we like him/her or believe that they’re “the one”. NO ONE should be coronated because of “it’s my turn” or “I’m loved by the establishment”. I’m gettting tired of that.

It’s called VETTING...vetting someone’s record as opposed to one’s personality, family or intelligence (like what they did to Palin).

Could Perry withstand a thorough vetting of his record? Could Perry withstand the “Palin treatment”??? If the MSM or party regulars won’t vett, then the alternative media and conservative groups will. You just gotta be able to play off script and get off the talking points. If this controversty gets Perry supporters in a tizzy then I can only imagine what his immigration record will do.


40 posted on 08/22/2011 5:35:29 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Fledermaus
Michelle Malkin

Yes, I'd read that. I do not doubt it's accuracy but consider her assessment on the harsh side.

41 posted on 08/22/2011 6:05:40 PM PDT by Texan
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To: Clara Lou

Some times the truth hurts, but a good FRiend stills share it with his FRiends.

I’ve said this before I love Texans. I even love it when they brag about Texas, especially when they have that twinkle in their eyes that tells you they don’t really believe what they are saying either, but man can they get annoying when they start believing their own BS! Texas has produce exactly one truly good President and that was Sam Houston and he was only President of the Republic of Texas not of the Union. And look at what Texans did to him for refusing to join the Confederacy.


42 posted on 08/22/2011 6:08:31 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Texan

Well, she’s in the mold of the pissed off conservative woman of today.

I’ll cut her some slack!


43 posted on 08/22/2011 8:40:26 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I'm done with political parties. The GOP is useless. Anarchy is perferable to this CRAP!)
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To: G L Tirebiter
I said "will I now be charged with reckless child endangerment?

You replied No.

Apparently you have not been keeping up with current events. Big Goverment knows better than YOU do. You WILL do as they say, or they will arrest you, and they will force the treatment on your children.

Forced Cancer treatment for son
Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy
Judge: Parents can't refuse chemo for son on religious grounds

Gee, I sure hope you are right this time .... < /s>

44 posted on 08/23/2011 5:44:21 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Hodar

My good friend, emotion against the scourge of cancer and when so easily prevented through a vaccine, was acting in tandem with the too-quick decision to mandate such a vaccination program.

They were both in play. A false choice to say it was either one or the other.

There isn’t anything remotely threatening there. Your fear is misplaced. This is a man who has been a legislator, who has been a Lt. Gov. who works in tandem with the legislature, and a Gov. who in the end had to bow to the will of the people.

It is Obama who will not bow to the will of the people. It is Obama who is a would be dictator a la Chavez in Venezuela.

Perry is stubborn. The old saying, “be sure you’re right, then go ahead” is what Perry is like.

He didn’t spend enough careful thought about how Texans would take this, but instead moved to the “solution” phase too thoughtlessly.

There is no denying - none - that had that program through the schools been carried out, it would have been the most effective way to prevent cervical cancer. Nothing else is even a distant second place compared to the effectiveness. That’s clearly what he aimed for.

But it was not worth it if the people of Texas did not want it, and they did not.

He obviously thought they would want it. I ask you, common sensewise, if he had known that the people would bombard the legislature against it, would he have still done it? Of course not, of course not, wake up.

No dictator, he. Just look what Obama does. There’s your dictator. Takes delight in ignoring the people’s will. Literally takes delight in it. Sick.

Nobody else but yourself can stop the false, useless fear of Rick Perry that your brain harbors. I advise you to dump it, it’s a no-brainer that Rick Perry is no threat as a would-be dictator.

But if you want to cling to that, so be it.


45 posted on 08/23/2011 10:43:23 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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