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Rick Perry vs. Barack Obama not worth 1,000 words [that side-by-side really struck a nerve]
Washington Post ^ | August 25, 2011 | Alexandra Petri

Posted on 08/25/2011 1:32:33 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

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To: potlatch

Hasn’t changed, has he?

Instructive! Pictures are worth a 1000+ words.


51 posted on 08/26/2011 10:30:35 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Recovering_Democrat

How about that?

They reveal the liberal butt kissing fools that they are when they do.


52 posted on 08/26/2011 10:33:21 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Some people insist that the only way to learn anything about a person is to stare deeply and fixedly into his eyes for several minute while hissing softly. Others suggest reading the person’s writings. Still others advocate having a beer together. Maybe you fall into the category of people who say you can o

Learn about him? Hey, Petri dish, have we already learnt about him. He's evil, and a liar, and a Socialist. Class dismissed.

But a predilection for stupid hats, while admittedly prejudicial, should not stand in the way of reelecting someone to the presidency.

Note to self...add "wears stupid hats" to the list of reasons not to vote for a Social-Marxist.

53 posted on 08/26/2011 11:08:28 AM PDT by papasmurf (0bama...just doing the job Americans won't do.)
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To: potlatch

Also, IMO, he’s high.


54 posted on 08/26/2011 11:10:23 AM PDT by papasmurf (0bama...just doing the job Americans won't do.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“It’s time for Washington, D.C., to take a little lesson from Texas,” Perry said.

Well I personally do not want the USA to look like Texas....we can do a whole lot 'better' than that.

Perry nichols and dimes it with his solutions for border security and our national security interests are not well served at all for that. Close the Borders......

55 posted on 08/26/2011 2:20:09 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

You do realize it is the FedGov’s responsibility to secure the borders, don’t you? It is one of the few things the FedGov is actually mandated by the Constitution to do. It falls under “national defense and security.” This administration has refused to spend any resources on the border, forcing the states to have to deal with it. Texas has a balanced budget, madated by the Texas Constitution, so we can’t spend money we don’t have on border security. Arizona is trying do their own fence, financed by donations, and the FedGov is suing them. Why don’t you tell us what you would do, given those constraints?


56 posted on 08/26/2011 3:05:19 PM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: papasmurf

Yes, that was the whole point. He was smoking marijuana.


57 posted on 08/26/2011 5:39:44 PM PDT by potlatch (The landlord is in place,...... and the lease may soon expire.....)
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To: trumandogz

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”

Also see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2764368/posts


58 posted on 08/26/2011 5:42:10 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: caww

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”

Also see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2764368/posts


59 posted on 08/26/2011 5:57:08 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: narses

I do not base who I vote for on other peoples decisions on what they choose to do. I will not be voting for Perry. It’s that simple. Mr. Jim certainly has his freddom to choose as well....but I don’t follow any man...I already have a Savior.


60 posted on 08/26/2011 8:21:48 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

When your choice is Perry or Obama, what will you do?


61 posted on 08/26/2011 8:23:36 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: nanetteclaret

The federal government is not about to pay tax payer monies on a border who’s governor wants it an open border. He’s already go tmore than any other state from the government and it’s not working. When Perry gets serious about closed borders and cleaning out the sewer there...then our Gov. can talk. But it is beyond astounding any would throw any more money on Texas border to ‘Protect Texans robust industries” there....and on the Mexico border. Mexico and Texas can and should handle their own security if they require the border remains oppen for all the commerce they do there.


62 posted on 08/26/2011 8:27:16 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

63 posted on 08/26/2011 8:28:05 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: narses

Those aren’t the only choices as you know.


64 posted on 08/26/2011 8:28:35 PM PDT by caww
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To: narses

You trying to say something? Cat got your tongue?


65 posted on 08/26/2011 8:30:16 PM PDT by caww
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To: DarthVader

He looks like the pimp’s personal boytoy beeyotch.


66 posted on 08/26/2011 8:34:01 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: caww

When your choice is Perry or Obama, what will you do?


67 posted on 08/26/2011 8:52:31 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: caww

I want to know where you get the idea Gov. Perry wants open borders. Show me a link to a statement.

Here’s something for you to think about: On August 9, 2010, Gov. Perry had to meet Pres. Bozo on the tarmac at Austin to give him a letter asking him to secure the border. He had repeatedly asked for a meeting with Pres. Bozo on this issue, and Pres. Bozo had repeatedly refused, so Gov. Perry had to intercept him on the tarmac as he was leaving the plane. Bozo would not even take the letter - Gov. Perry had to give it to Valerie Jarrett!

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Perry-s-tarmac-meeting-with-Obama-lasted-34-784964.php

If you would take the time to read his book, “Fed Up!” you would understand that Gov. Perry IS NOT FOR OPEN BORDERS!!! He wants the FedGov to do its job to secure the borders (as required by the Constitution), because our national security depends on it.


68 posted on 08/27/2011 7:42:26 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: nanetteclaret

Perry never speaks of ‘closed’ borders.....and he’s very careful to distinguish that from his consistant use of
‘secure’ borders.

You can throw only so much money, from the US tax payers, at Perry’s demands the Gov. “secure” his borders.....when he isn’t serious about stopping the illegals from coming in and all the while supporting them via comunity services...

Perry is unwilling to ‘close’ the border for the the revenues he gets from foreign and local industries opening there, and the promise of cheap labor to them....you close the borders his flaunting employment opportunities goes down the tubes. He is not going to yield the “boom” on your southern border...not going to happen. He wants “security” for the industires and such so he can continue to do just what he has been. But has made it clear..NO fences...no closed borders.

Further Perry’s recruiting and supporting Muslim infiltration and participation with them in establishing a “Western Base for Islam”, which they have so stated, flies in the face of Perry claiming ‘security for our nation’ when in fact his actions speak far louder.

Texas has had plenty of Gov. monies thrown at it’s borders....it’s not working....Perry going to Obama for more money and the use of National guard is counterproductive in light of his willingness to sustain and permote the stauts quo on his border.


69 posted on 08/27/2011 8:02:09 AM PDT by caww
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To: narses

Again answeing your question....there are other candidates besides the two you listed.


70 posted on 08/27/2011 8:03:48 AM PDT by caww
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To: nanetteclaret
I want to know where you get the idea Gov. Perry wants open borders. Show me a link to a statement.<

Enjoy the truth for a change....

Quote from Rick Perry.....“President Fox’s vision for an open border is a vision I embrace,”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2764423/posts

71 posted on 08/27/2011 10:13:54 AM PDT by caww
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To: nanetteclaret
Gov. Perry IS NOT FOR OPEN BORDERS!!!

Oh really!.....

Quote from Rick Perry.....“President Fox’s vision for an 'open border' is a vision I embrace.”

And read more on Perry's open border statements here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2764423/posts

72 posted on 08/27/2011 10:17:41 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Why didn’t you quote the rest of the sentence and following?

“as long as we demonstrate the will to address the obstacles to it. An open border means poverty has given way to opportunity, and Mexico’s citizens do not feel compelled to cross the border to find that opportunity. It means we have addressed pollution concerns, made substantial progress in stopping the spread of disease, and rid our crossings of illicit drug smuggling activity. Clearly we have a long way to go in addressing those issues.”

The rest of his statement shows that there are a lot of things that would need to be changed for borders to be “open.”

Here is what he says in his book “Fed Up!” published Nov. 2010:

“One of Washington’s greatest failures has been its unwillingness to secure our nation’s borders. Reasonable folks can disagree on many issues regarding immigration policy generally, but border security cannot be held hostage to another failed attempt at solving, in one fell swoop, all the problems of our immigration system. Our broken borders put lives at risk. They make a mockery of the rule of law.” page 116

“We can have all the immigration debates we want, but Americans are demanding that the border be secured first.” page 120

“Yet states and local communities have a duty to protect the safety of their citizens and, moreover, a long-sesttled right to facilitate enforcement of federal law. The longer the feds sit idly by, the more localities that will follow with measures similar to Arizona’s. A patchwork is exactly what we will have all over this country until the federal government finally decides to step up to the plate and address our border security problems.” pages 124-125


73 posted on 08/27/2011 10:47:43 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: nanetteclaret
Once again all your quotes state Perry wants his border "Secure" and not closed. You cannot secure a border until you close it and clean out the crap....not possible. You can repeatedly post what you will but the facts are Perry's border is open and he will keep it open to benifit from the revenue benifits and political benifits it affords him as Governor.

All he wants to change is to secure Government funding for his agenda on his borders....and to continue coddling to immigrants and the Muslim investors who are gaming his state...and lining his states coffers.

74 posted on 08/27/2011 11:02:27 AM PDT by caww
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To: nanetteclaret
Americans are demanding that the border be secured first.”

No...they are demanding the Borders be 'closed'..... you cannot have a secure border until you close it and clean out the rubble.

I get a kick out of the verbage use by Perry....he rides the poltical line but will not close his borders. Says it all. No to Perry!

75 posted on 08/27/2011 11:05:28 AM PDT by caww
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To: smoothsailing

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! My dog is staring at me while I laugh. Thanks. :-)


76 posted on 08/27/2011 11:09:23 AM PDT by Chandalier (You say Obama, I say O-blame-o!)
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To: caww

Sorry, but when I read “secure” I read “closed.”

Definition of “secure”: to make firm or tight; to capture or confine; to make certain; to guard from danger or risk of loss; to make (a military position) safe from attack.

Gov. Perry was in the military, so I expect he uses “secure” in the military sense, which would include “closed.”


77 posted on 08/27/2011 11:19:18 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: trumandogz

DUmmie???


78 posted on 08/27/2011 11:24:05 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: caww

P.S. I’m not going to quibble about “secure” and “closed” anymore. You are from Pennsylvania. I am from Texas. I think that just about says it all.


79 posted on 08/27/2011 11:25:34 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: nanetteclaret

You don’t want to discern the difference? and that evidences you’d be willing to swallow whatever kool-id Perry serves. Just like the Obama followers...avoiding and dodging.

Perry uses the words “secure” because he has no intentions of closing the borders and Perrybots know this all to well....especially those feeding at revenue table Texas has for catering to illegals and chumming up with Muslim investors.

All goes down to the dollar....and Texas likes the big ones no matter if it puts our nation at risk.

Pennsylvania is my home state....have lived in five other states. Pennsylvanias know enough to discern intentions....they don’t swallow pies whole and then belly ache that someone else fed it to them.


80 posted on 08/27/2011 11:43:00 AM PDT by caww
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To: nanetteclaret
when I read “secure” I read “closed.”

Then you need to pass that on to Perry for he doesn't speak or read it that way at all. You cannot seccure a door of passage until it is shut.....simple.

81 posted on 08/27/2011 11:46:00 AM PDT by caww
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To: lonestar

I’m sorry that we disagree.

You and Rick Perry advocate In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens.

I oppose.

You and Rick Perry advocate giving millions tax payer dollars to a European Socialist to build a race track.

I oppose.

You and Rick Perry advocate the testing of high school students for steroids.

I oppose.

You and Rick Perry advocate mandated seat belt use for adults in the back seat of cars.

I oppose.

You and Rick Perry advocate banning tanning salons from providing service to teenagers.

I oppose.


82 posted on 08/27/2011 12:32:00 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: wolfcreek

Only the first $25 million of Texas Tax Payer dollars to be given to a European Socialist?

Do you advocate that first $25 million of Tax Payer Dollars to be used for the F1 track?

If it is such a great idea, why aren’t private dollars being invested with that European Socialist?


83 posted on 08/27/2011 12:43:29 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: yetidog

Is it your view that Rick Perry did not sign a bill that granted In-State Tuition to Illegal Aliens?


84 posted on 08/27/2011 12:46:41 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: trumandogz

I hate the idea. I don’t want all those snoody EuroRats around here.

I was just correcting you so you didn’t look misinformed.


85 posted on 08/27/2011 12:53:26 PM PDT by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: caww
Again answeing your question...
Really? When?
....there are other candidates besides the two you listed.
But that doesn't answer the very specific question I asked.
86 posted on 08/27/2011 1:26:06 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: trumandogz
You are putting words into my mouth!

I oppose!

87 posted on 08/27/2011 2:10:46 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: trumandogz
Do you live in TX?

Who are you supporting?

88 posted on 08/27/2011 2:31:22 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

Yes.

Gov. Palin


89 posted on 08/28/2011 11:34:54 AM PDT by trumandogz
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