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Brownback endorses Perry for president
Wichita Eagle ^ | Sept. 21, 2011 | Eagle Staff

Posted on 09/22/2011 10:40:11 PM PDT by Clairity

Gov. Sam Brownback endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for president on Thursday, citing Perry's record on creating jobs and reducing taxes.

"Rick Perry is the right leader for this moment in history," he said in a prepared statement.

"I think he's really got the right message that it's about jobs, it's about job creation and it's about getting the atmosphere right," Brownback said. "They've maintained and created a very positive, growth-oriented atmosphere in Texas that we've got to get back to in the United States."

Perry's campaign issued a statement calling Brownback "one of the most respected voices for conservatism in the country." Perry noted Brownback's record in Congress as a fiscal conservative who pushed for lower taxes and balanced federal budget.

"It's great to have his support," Perry said. "I'm glad that he trusts me to get the job done as the next president."

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TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Kansas; US: Texas
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Perry has a record of low taxes, low regulation, creating a business-friendly climate in Texas which creates JOBS. That is what counts, not the attacks of moderators and competitors, who have NO RECORD to run on, so they resort to attacks and smears, doing Obama's job for him.
1 posted on 09/22/2011 10:40:15 PM PDT by Clairity
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To: shield

Perry ping


2 posted on 09/22/2011 10:40:43 PM PDT by Clairity ("The United States needs to be not so much loved as it needs to be respected." -- VP Dick Cheney)
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To: Clairity

As Michelle Malkin pointed out, this means that one DREAM Act supporting “Republican” is endorsing a DREAM Act signing “Republican.”


3 posted on 09/22/2011 10:42:48 PM PDT by WFTR (Liberty isn't for cowards)
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To: Clairity

This is old news. I bet after tonight’s Debate, he wishes he’d held off on that endorsement. Perry is done; put a fork in him. 60% of the people on the FOX Focus Group who came in tonight for Perry, switched to Romney after the Debate. I’m a Texan and Perry has embarrassed our Great State in the last 3 Debates. Dude just doesn’t have it.


4 posted on 09/22/2011 10:43:07 PM PDT by no dems (No matter who it might be, when I find out a person is a Democrat, I lose respect for them.)
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To: Clairity

they resort to attacks and smears, doing Obama’s job for him.
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Oh PLEASE! Rick Perry destroyed himself in the last 3 Debates. Tonight was the final straw. Now, lay down the crack pipe.....


5 posted on 09/22/2011 10:45:34 PM PDT by no dems (No matter who it might be, when I find out a person is a Democrat, I lose respect for them.)
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To: Clairity
After tonight's debate Brownback will probably withdraw his endorsement.
6 posted on 09/22/2011 10:52:39 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: WFTR
That's right. Brownback is pro-amnesty.
7 posted on 09/22/2011 10:53:30 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Clairity
Perry also has a $10 billion shortfall facing him next year:

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2011/01/14/10-states-with-the-largest-budget-shortfalls

Creating an ideal climate for illeagals is expensive.

8 posted on 09/22/2011 10:56:58 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Clairity

9 posted on 09/22/2011 11:00:40 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Cain all the way)
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To: bwc2221

And in a related story, the editorial staff at “The Onion” has just awarded Gov Brownback it’s coveted “Great Timing There, Zippy!” award.


10 posted on 09/22/2011 11:01:05 PM PDT by sklar
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To: no dems

I like a lot about Perry but he sucks at debating and he jumped the shark with me when he called people who disagree with him on illegal educational freebies “people with no heart”


11 posted on 09/22/2011 11:03:10 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: Clairity
That is what counts, not the attacks of moderators and competitors,

Pretty sure it wasn't moderators and competitors controlling what comes out of Perry's own mouth in the debates.

He's dead, Jim.
Shut 'er down, Clancy, she's pumping mud!
THIS IS AN EX-PARROT!

12 posted on 09/22/2011 11:03:49 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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Perry moved from top 3 choices to bottom 3 choices for me. Maybe even dead last. Even Romney did better on illegals.

Apparently Perry considers me to be one of the heartless conservatives that doesn’t want to spend our tax dollars buying nice things for illegals that our own citizens can barely afford.


13 posted on 09/22/2011 11:28:19 PM PDT by Da Mav
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Perry moved from top 3 choices to bottom 3 choices for me. Maybe even dead last. Even Romney did better on illegals.

Apparently Perry considers me to be one of the heartless conservatives that doesn’t want to spend our tax dollars buying nice things for illegals that our own citizens can barely afford.


14 posted on 09/22/2011 11:28:28 PM PDT by Da Mav
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To: Clairity

Yes Perry has a good record o jobs, yes he has good record on taxes, yes he has good record on reducing burdensome regulations.

However as a “legal” immigrant I will not support Perry in primaries based on his refusal to build a wall and give in-state tuition to illegal immigrants. Both are definite magnets for more illegals to flood in.


15 posted on 09/22/2011 11:37:35 PM PDT by federal__reserve (Peace through strength has worked better than peace via appeasement in history.)
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To: Clairity

The two Ricks are still the strongest pro-life candidates, and only one of them is electable. Romney had better prep for his defense of the abortion provisions in MittCare; it hasn’t touched him yet for some reason.


16 posted on 09/23/2011 12:01:11 AM PDT by rfp1234 (Anybody but Baracchio in 2012)
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To: no dems

I’m new here.Been a long time lurker.It seems to me..you believe everybody here is on “crack” but you? Perry is NOT out of the race..he’s not dead and he’s very much alive.I’m willing to bet you were like a snake tonight just waiting to pounce on Perry.

Romney looked like a limp noodle compared to Perry..get over yourself,this race is still early.


17 posted on 09/23/2011 3:18:14 AM PDT by BigAZBurger
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To: bwc2221
Amnesty? So Brownback and Perry are for making the 12-14 million illegals automatically legal, like Reagan did to the 3 million back in the 80's? I think that is not true.

Do they think about a path to citizenship? Yeah, probably, like Palin and everyone else except Santorum and Bachmann who are not serious.

18 posted on 09/23/2011 4:07:04 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
It's too bad Perry is being unfairly hammered on this issue although I don't like the "no heart" comment either, but it is clear he understands the issue, unlike Bachman or Santorum.

The Texas overwhelmingly Republican legislature had 4 dissents on allowing children of illegals, and with any other immigration status, who were living in Texas for 3 years of highschool and working toward their citizenship to receive the same in state tuition as their classmates. Perry could do nothing even if he wanted to, which he probably didn't.

Texas has spent 400 million of it's own tax dollars to secure the U.S. Mexico border. Not Minnesota tax dollars, not Pennsylvania tax dollars, Texans tax dollars to secure the U.S. border. Texas is dealing with this issue the best they can and Perry's actions make sense.

Bachman, Santorum and anyone else who says they will build a 2,000 mile fence, cede the Rio Grand to Mexico, cut off natural wildlife crossing in Big Bend National Park as well as destroying a majestic wonder that is Big Bend, s lying through their teeth for votes. Anyone who says they will deport 12 million illegals is also lying.

Sarah Palin herself said she was for a path to citizenship and that deporting illegals would be inhumane.

19 posted on 09/23/2011 4:18:25 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Clairity

What is the hurry to get on board with someone I just do not understand it. It seems to me no votes have been cast as yet.


20 posted on 09/23/2011 4:40:51 AM PDT by vicar7 ("Polls are for strippers and cross-country skiers" Sarah Palin)
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To: vicar7
Brownback endorses Perry for president

Why should I care that a spider endorses Perry?


21 posted on 09/23/2011 4:43:07 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: vicar7

Send that little guy and many of his friend to the WH maybe Michelle will abandon the place and take Obama with her.


22 posted on 09/23/2011 4:46:31 AM PDT by vicar7 ("Polls are for strippers and cross-country skiers" Sarah Palin)
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To: Clairity

Furgedaboutit.

The man is not too bright.

His debate performance is awful.


23 posted on 09/23/2011 4:50:37 AM PDT by dforest
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24 posted on 09/23/2011 5:18:54 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: Clairity

Perry didn’t help himself in the debate last night. But he still has time to regroup as there are nine debates left but he needs some serious study and practice time on how to answer the questions regarding immigration, border control, gardasil and student in state tutition. There are solid answers he can give but whether the public will accept them is another thing.

Republican Debate Schedule
October 11, 2011 (Bloomberg)
October 18, 2011 (CNN)
December 10, 2011 (ABC)
January 12, 2012 (PBS)
January 19, 2012 (CNN)
January 30, 2012 (Fox News)
Between February 7-13, 2012 (ABC)
Between February 19-27, 2012 (Fox News)
March 5th, 2012 (NBC)


25 posted on 09/23/2011 5:29:13 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport
There are very solid answers he could give. This 9 person debate thing is pretty bad. Huntsman and Santorum need to go. Bachman,Newt,Cain, Mitt,Paul and Perry is plenty and would allow for more time for each.
26 posted on 09/23/2011 5:38:11 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy

There are very solid answers he could give.


There is and I can’t believe his campaign hasn’t gotten them written out and set him down and made him practice and recite them over and over until he has them in his memory bank. They need to take the 20 minutes or so of debate tapes and show him how he actually looks as he rambles along. He can do better but he got to get organizes and get serious.


27 posted on 09/23/2011 5:44:54 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport
Yes he can do better. He is actually a very good candidate for President but his strong suit has never been debates. He is good at being around people. That is his strength.

From the way it sounds he will drop in the polls, my brother text me during the debate (I don't really like to watch them) and said Perry was looking bad. I read the transcript and couldn't tell it so his delivery must have really sucked.

His record is a good one. I actually think the only ones who can win are Mitt,Perry and Palin if she gets in. I think some of these issues are phony. Newt and Mitt are smart enough to let Bachman and Santorum go after Perry with ignorant claims of what they would do. The general election is a whole different animal.

28 posted on 09/23/2011 5:52:49 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy

I think some of these issues are phony.


Perry did terrible imo. If you didn’t watch it then you really missed a bumbling rambling approach by Perry. The issues can be explained with coherency if Perry would and could do so. Now people can disagree on the explaination but at least it would be cohenernt and logical. Perry needs major practice and if nothing else needs to adopt the Bush approach of memorizing a few answers and sticking to them regardless of the question.


29 posted on 09/23/2011 5:58:18 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport
At some point, it begins to be obvious that Perry just isn't willing to put the time and effort in that is necessary to become good at debating.

Perry has had two full weeks since the first debate to hone his skills and he has gotten worse with each debate. You can see him trying to remember what he is supposed to be saying in response to any given attack.

Debate isn't about remembering something someone told you to spit out, it is about being able to think on one's feet--to be able to respond spontaneously and extemporaneously on a multitude of subjects and to look comfortable while doing so. It requires extensive understanding of and knowledge about those subjects.

It takes a tremendous amount of time and effort to become good at this sort of debate and it is apparent that Perry is the least willing to spend that time.

I have been one of the most vocal supporters of Rick Perry and his record and candidacy, but I am beginning to think that he is on the long slow slide downwards. He has a lot of money, so he won't get out soon, but unless he can turn this thing around, he will not be the nominee--and shouldn't be.
30 posted on 09/23/2011 6:01:41 AM PDT by Sudetenland (There can be no freedom without God--What man gives, man can take away.)
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