Skip to comments.Perry: "I Don't Think You Have a Heart" If You Oppose In-State Tuition for Children of Illegal
Posted on 09/22/2011 8:06:48 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
Full title: Perry: "I Don't Think You Have a Heart" If You Oppose In-State Tuition for Children of Illegal Immigrants
Perry's response was forceful and personal. "I don't think you have a heart," Perry told his critics.
"If you say that we should not educate children who come into our state for no other reason than that they've been brought their through no fault of their own, I don't think you have a heart," Perry said. "We need to be educating these children because they will become a drag on our society. I think that's what Texans wanted to do. Out of 181 members of the Texas legislature when this issue came up [there were] only four dissenting votes. This was a state issue. Texas voted on it. And I still support it today."
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“Romney aint the Devil.”
His son perhaps...
Perry is completely off my list. We do not need another “compassionate conservative”. Your done Perry, DONE.
Perry is the worst up there by far.
If I as a Conservative have no heart, so be it. I think many will say the same.
No one wants to keep these kids from an education but they should have to pay the out of state tuition, just like American kids who come from other places do.
Ah, this is depressing, I have no candidate and the one candidate that I don’t know if I can bring myself to vote for may get the nomination.
I despise Mitt and if he is the nominee, I don’t know if I can pull that lever. I suppose if I was drunk enough I could do it.
The ones I really want won’t win, Santorum or Cain. I like Palin but hate the will she/won’t she game she is playing.
An illegal alien with a government (tax payer!) funded college education is still an illegal alien. Where are they going to find a job? It's not like Solyndra is hiring.
What is Palin's position on Amnesty and in-state tuition for the children of illegal aliens?
Perry’s no savior, but Romney is, in fact, the Devil.
You are not wrong. He does not have conservative instincts, it is all stagecraft.
If they are legal, then educate them. They are citizens. If not, send them and their parents home. Not our responsibility.
Channeling Lindsay effing Graham is not the road to the nomination, Rick.
This ! Perry sounded like any liberal out there on immigration. And as an American citizen I’m SICK of being insulted by the likes of Perry cause I’m againt the invasion.
Yer outta here.
His attitude on illegals means he can’t be trusted on *anything*.
GWB screwed us six ways to Sunday. I’m not voting for a repeat performance of those 8 years.
Anyone notice that the lower Obama sinks in the polls, the harder the GOP establishment works to kiss off the next election?
Yup. And I am just as sick of Freepers pushing this closet lib/onetime Dem end Gore supporter as what we need to lead us.
They don’t want Palin? Fine. I don’t want the leopard trying to change his spots.
“But Noooooooorm! No one else but him and Romney are ELECTABLE.”
-The MSM in the most nagging spoiled brat voice possible.
Romney aint the Devil.
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Maybe not, but he is one of his minions. And even wears an apron that signifies Lucifer’s ‘priesthood’ in certain religious ceremonies (I have firsthand knowledge of that).
No thanks, I’ll pass. Never Romney.
I was pretty dismayed when I read that Perry said that. I had heard he was weak on immigration, but that is over the top. Pay their tuition? How about buy them a bus ticket home?