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NC Gov. Bev Perdue “jokes”: Let’s cancel congressional elections for a few years
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/09/27/nc-gov-bev-perdue-lets-cancel-congressional-elections-for-a-few-years-so-that-we-can-focus-on-the-economy/ ^

Posted on 09/27/2011 6:34:16 PM PDT by chessplayer

The News-Observer claims in their headline that she was “joking” but I think that’s because they can’t quite believe a sitting governor would be so stupid as to say this publicly. In fact, in the story itself they note, “It’s unclear whether Perdue, a Democrat, is serious — but her tone was level and she asked others to support her on the idea.”

Hey, you know what would vastly improve American politics? Much less public accountability.

“You have to have more ability from Congress, I think, to work together and to get over the partisan bickering and focus on fixing things. I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover. I really hope that someone can agree with me on that. The one good thing about Raleigh is that for so many years we worked across party lines. It’s a little bit more contentious now but it’s not impossible to try to do what’s right in this state. You want people who don’t worry about the next election.”


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: beverlyperdue; northcarolina; perdue; tyranny

1 posted on 09/27/2011 6:34:19 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer; John Semmens

And I thought this was another great John Semmens’ works...what an idiot!


2 posted on 09/27/2011 6:36:29 PM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: chessplayer

What the hey,,,lets cancel the Presidential election too so obama can focus on the economy.


3 posted on 09/27/2011 6:37:08 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

No, still have elections. Only the candidate approved by the Party Secretary General may run for each position.
That’s how Saddam Hussein got 99.999% of the vote.


4 posted on 09/27/2011 6:42:49 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: chessplayer

Impeach her NOW.


5 posted on 09/27/2011 6:43:09 PM PDT by DownInFlames ( du)
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To: chessplayer

I’m not so sure she was joking!


6 posted on 09/27/2011 6:44:55 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: chessplayer

Yes, indeed... her state is about to NOT send representatives to Congress. I am sure both parties will appreciate that.


7 posted on 09/27/2011 6:45:05 PM PDT by Tax Government (Democrat: "I'm driving to Socialism at 95 mph." Republican: "Observe the speed limit.")
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To: chessplayer

Cancel the session of congress, or limit their meeting to a month at most.


8 posted on 09/27/2011 6:47:18 PM PDT by Loud Mime (The Obama voters are dumber than you think, meaner than you can imagine)
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To: chessplayer

She wasn’t joking. IMHO


9 posted on 09/27/2011 6:48:29 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: chessplayer
If Sarah Palin had said something this outrageous, the MSM wouldn't let her off the hook. Must be nice for dems to have the press in their pocket.
10 posted on 09/27/2011 6:48:47 PM PDT by GOPJ (Muslims will want to go to the moon when the Jews set-up Israel there. - Dennis Miller)
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To: chessplayer

If republicans were in control of the senate, I’m sure she would have a different opinion.


11 posted on 09/27/2011 6:49:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: jennings2004

The libs are so confident now, and with the full backing of 99 % of the media, that they now feel they can openly call for cancelling elections. The msm will do one of two things:

1) Agree with her.
2) Claim she was only joking.


12 posted on 09/27/2011 6:49:10 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Obama can focus on the economy?

ahahaha! Very funny!


13 posted on 09/27/2011 6:59:00 PM PDT by ari-freedom (I'm a heartless conservative because I love this country.)
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To: ColdOne

Hey Gov. Babe, resign NOW!


14 posted on 09/27/2011 7:04:33 PM PDT by Memphis Moe
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To: chessplayer

"Jokes" like that tend to come across as "treasonous" ...


15 posted on 09/27/2011 7:09:12 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: chessplayer

Somebody had to be the first to say it.


17 posted on 09/27/2011 7:23:59 PM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: chessplayer

NAtional Socialist Obamunism in action.
You don’ need no stinkin’ elections, kiddies!
DER MESSIAH is already Fuhrer now.


18 posted on 09/27/2011 7:26:47 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: chessplayer

This kind of mindless drivel from Perdue or any other Democrat is ALWAYS code for “raise taxes”.


19 posted on 09/27/2011 7:38:04 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lady Lucky

Or they could go with my tagline and we could just start fresh.


20 posted on 09/27/2011 7:44:18 PM PDT by Zarro (Jail Congress)
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To: chessplayer

I welcome our new dicta--- benevolent leadership!

21 posted on 09/27/2011 7:59:22 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: chessplayer
One has to wonder what exactly these people in the inner circle of things actually say to each other when we the people are not listening. I would be willing to bet that we just heard one of those view points.

They want it so, so bad. I am willing to bet that we start hearing more and more of this as time progresses toward our national presidential election. Tie in the flash mobs, various groups continue to ratchet up the rhetoric, past things that Obama has said, the antics of congress, and you have a potential for these people to do some very desperate things. This is how dictatorships or totaltitalitarian regimes are established.

I like not what I see.

22 posted on 09/27/2011 8:17:32 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: DarkWaters

If you dont have one now, start thinking about the purchase of a high capacity 9mm Glock 17 or Glock 19, a dozen or so extra mags, get one for your significant other if that one is lost or stolen and a Remington model 870 marine magnum in 12 ga with at least 500 rounds of buckshot and a similar number or rounds of birdshot.

Id also opt for one of those black stock, black finish Ruger 10-22s with at least five of the new factory made ruger 25 round (I think) mags. Theyere cheap to practice with, virtually no recoil and if the bolsheviks begin rioting one can knee cap a commie from a fair distance and walk away into the night.

Also, your wife could easily control a loaded 10-22 in case of a home invasion. There’s relatively little downside if you are careful out there.

The progressives will lose a taste for rioting shortly after they see moon and Sunshine “Che” Guevara Smith-Johnson III being wheeled off to the free clinic with a few bullets just under the fat in their ass cheeks and screaming line someone was trying to make them take a shower and wear clear underwear and no facial jewelry.
And just think how fun the show will be!


23 posted on 09/27/2011 9:33:15 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous
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To: chessplayer

When democracy turns to tyranny, I still get to vote.

REFUSE. RESIST. Do NOT Submit! ★FREEDOM!★

24 posted on 09/27/2011 11:20:37 PM PDT by Neil E. Wright (An OATH is FOREVER OathKeeper III We are EVERYWHERE)
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To: chessplayer

Forwarded to family in North Carolina.

Thanks for posting this.


25 posted on 09/27/2011 11:33:16 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: DarkWaters
Dark Waters,

She was not joking.

You are right. This is how they talk among themselves. As hard as it may be to believe, they really believe this fantasy world that they have created in their own minds.

The rot, political corruption and outright theft of public money by the Democrats here in North Carolina would take your breath away. We have had a house speaker in jail, a former Governor charged and the current Governor being investigated. Still it is small time corruption compared to Washington.

Bev Perdue is one of the most witless airheads that I have even seen in public office. It is now an obvious tactic for the power elite to put the village idiot in office so they can run them from behind the scenes.

Dark Waters, Your observations are chilling and I believe accurate.

26 posted on 09/28/2011 12:09:56 AM PDT by Solar Wind
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To: chessplayer

Joke? Where’s the punch line? This is not something to joke about.


27 posted on 09/28/2011 12:40:05 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: chessplayer

The writing is on the wall IMO the left can see a tsunami coming and their days in power are about to end. the only way their wet Marxist dream will continue is to take unconstitutional control! What they really need is a damn good crisis so they can suspend the elections!


28 posted on 09/28/2011 1:22:54 AM PDT by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
I’m not so sure she was joking!

I watched it, she was not joking, she is insane.

29 posted on 09/28/2011 4:43:33 AM PDT by USS Alaska
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To: chessplayer
They will keep floating these ideas until we become numb to them.

People will laugh, call them crazy and eventually ignore them, until they wake up one morning and realize........They have done it!

Stay vigilant speak out, if necessary act out, but do not become numb to this, that is their way, their plan

30 posted on 09/28/2011 4:48:34 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
I doubt she was joking - in fact, I've begun to hear this theme running through the Progressives' public pronouncements for a while now, from Obama on down:

The public is ignorant, foolish and short-sighted. Voters do not understand what is best for them and must be "nudged" by professional politicians and bureaucrats - through regulations and taxes - to make better decisions.

And if we (their social superiors) can't get them to make better choices, perhaps they need to be "encouraged" a bit more... directly. What a wonderful, perfect New World we could achieve!... if it weren't for the dumb, hick voters - especially those ignorant Tea Party dolts clinging to their God and guns...

31 posted on 09/28/2011 5:01:30 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: chessplayer

“I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress...”
— Gov. Bev Perdue, Ohio, Democrat, maybe a puppet, floating the idea out to the public a year before the 2012 elections, but then “only joking”...

Interesting to juxtapose the comments of Federal Judge Alex Kozinski on the same topic as raised by Ms Purdue:
“The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed — where the government refuses to stand for re-election and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees… However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake free people get to make only once.”
— Federal Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit Court, 2003


32 posted on 09/28/2011 6:49:51 AM PDT by Bonden
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To: Armedanddangerous
I live in a very densely populated area so I don't think I could ever have enough. If the nasty stuff hits the fan blades and I don't have an alternative route out to the country side then or before, I doubt I will fair to well. It is the tyranny of big numbers. The other part of the problem is that should we collectively lose our minds, at some point our enemies across the pound will see an opportunity they cannot pass up, and take us out. We won't last long as a country if we lose it. MIRV’d warheads trump conventional arms any day of the year.
33 posted on 09/28/2011 6:50:35 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: Solar Wind

People drunk on power create the most insane ideas and enforce them with a ruthlessness that tops the last group of dastardly scoundrels that came before them. In there minds, only they are right and everyone else is wicked and evil. The pure unadulterated hubris escapes them, unfortunately we have a very dumbed down citizenry that is used to acting a certain way in order to get their daily bread from the same bunch of fools. They know this and are actively seeking to keep power firmly entrenched in their hands. The cancer has spread so far, and so wide that it really scares me. They are trying to make their move. Whether they succeed or it peters out I don’t know. That said I tend to side with the belief that they will succeed just based on what I know of history and how rotten our culture as really become. I believe it was Orweal(paraphrasing) who said that when one lives in an age where deception is universal, the truth becomes a revolution act.


34 posted on 09/28/2011 7:09:51 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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