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Rick Perry 's campaign team, undaunted by plunge in polls, readies phase two
Washington Post ^ | Oct 15, 2011 | Dan Balz

Posted on 10/15/2011 12:42:06 PM PDT by Clairity

What he means is that in terms of money raised, organizations in place in early-voting states and policy proposals in the pipeline, everything is on track.

On Friday, Perry delivered his first major policy speech, outlining a series of executive actions that would accelerate exploration and production of domestic energy resources and create, he said, more than a million jobs. The next speech, scheduled for Oct. 25, will outline his plan for the economy, which has been a big hole in his message.

After the economic speech, Perry will tackle border security, foreign policy and government reform. The package of speeches, campaign officials hope, will do what the debates have not done, which is to flesh out Perry's profile as a conservative governor with the ideas and leadership qualities to be president.

In other words, the campaign that Perry's team hoped to run from the beginning will be able to start in earnest. He may have dug himself a deep hole with the four debates he's been in so far, but here in Austin, there is more defiant determination than pessimism in the concrete-walled command post.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: deadcampaignwalking; heartless; heartlessphase2; larazarick; pds; perry; perrywinkle
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Perry will rebound, as people will get to know the real Perry.
1 posted on 10/15/2011 12:42:11 PM PDT by Clairity
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To: shield

Perry ping


2 posted on 10/15/2011 12:42:50 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

I have given up on Perry, the tuition issue along with his debate performances have driven his poll numbers down into the low single digits in key states.

I have moved on.


3 posted on 10/15/2011 12:45:06 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Clairity

Perry is only in this to give the nomination to Romney.


4 posted on 10/15/2011 12:46:11 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Perry's idea of border control: Use both hands to welcome the illegals right in)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; RoosterRedux; jonrick46; deepbluesea; RockinRight; TexMom7; potlatch; ...
Perry Ping....

IF you'd rather NOT be pinged FReepmail me.

IF you'd like to be added FReepmail me. Thanks.

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5 posted on 10/15/2011 12:48:25 PM 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
Here's the latest New Hampshire GOP Primary. Rick's problem is the better voters get to know him, the LESS likely they are to vote for him.

Romney (R) 41% Cain (R) 20% Paul (R) 10% Undecided 8% Gingrich (R) 6% Huntsman (R) 6% Bachmann (R) 4% Santorum (R) 2% Perry (R) 2% Johnson (R) 1%

6 posted on 10/15/2011 12:49:08 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Clairity
Really?

You mean the Rick Perry the GOP Establishment see as their fall back card?

Bill Kristol to a NY Time Reporter telling him how the GOP Establishment plans to deal with “the Tea party mutiny”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2792217/posts?page=3

Kristol told me just after Perry entered the race, a development that essentially ended [the more radical Michele] Bachmann’s brief ascent. Establishment Republicans may prefer Romney to Perry, but their assumption is that either man can be counted on to steer the party back toward the broad center next fall, effectively disarming the Tea Party mutiny.

7 posted on 10/15/2011 12:50:44 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

lol

now that’s funny!

in case you haven’t noticed Perry is the only one attacking Romney.

maybe you were being sarcastic.


8 posted on 10/15/2011 12:51:45 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: bwc2221

When huntsman’s got 3 times the support you do, it’s over.


9 posted on 10/15/2011 12:52:34 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Clairity
Advisers had assumed that Perry’s record dealing with border issues would satisfy immigration hard-liners. But they underestimated how his support for a Texas law that provides in-state tuition to children of illegal immigrants if they have lived in the state three years and graduated from high school would undermine his conservative bona fides.

“It is at least interesting that a 10-year-old law that passed with little opposition and treats Texas residents equally would be an issue,” said Ray Sullivan, the campaign communications director.

He's still surrounding himself with yes men concerning illegal immigration because he refuses to see how opposed most Republicans are to it. When so much hubris is ingrained in a candidate and his underlings I expect his polls to continue to sink.

10 posted on 10/15/2011 12:52:39 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Clairity

I’m sorry, and I know this isn’t very nice...

but when I see Perry on TV, he looks too much like Bush with a very bad Ronald Reagan makeover.


11 posted on 10/15/2011 12:53:29 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Clairity

“Perry will rebound, as people will get to know the real Perry.”

TOO LATE!!! People got to know the REAL Perry. He was at the top of the polls BEFORE they got to know him. Now they know him, and they realize they can do better, much better.


12 posted on 10/15/2011 12:55:14 PM PDT by BobL (A vote for Perry is a vote for Romney)
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To: MNJohnnie

Perry is an evangelical Christian. They don’t allow those in the club. His energy speech was awesome.

And sane Republican candidate will do the same.


13 posted on 10/15/2011 12:56:08 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: Clairity

It took Perry two weeks to apologize (sort of) for the outrageous “don’t have a heart” quip. I had given him a “last chance” after his La Raza-worthy “different last name” comment at the prior debate. I am done with him now.


14 posted on 10/15/2011 12:56:41 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Clairity

Perry will be just fine. I know how Perry campaigns...I also know how people prematurely put nails in his coffin.


15 posted on 10/15/2011 12:57:05 PM 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
What are they going to do get 10,000 illegals to sew him a parachute. Then the next phase can be twenty thousand illegals working on a bigger parachute. Open up a road side stand selling “Cat whipped T-shirts” you will be a lot better off.
16 posted on 10/15/2011 12:59:18 PM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrat)
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To: MNJohnnie

You keep posting it, when in fact the source of this is a leftist reporter in the NY Times and 1) his statement is not verifiable; 2) who cares what Bill Kristol says.

You want us to believe someone who says things like this:

Does Anyone Have a Grip on the G.O.P.?

by Matt Bai

“It’s worth pointing out that when Republicans express concern about the anti-government militancy in their midst, it has a ring of serious denial. After all, generations of Republican candidates have now echoed the theme of Ronald Reagan in his 1981 inaugural address: “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.”

And a progression of ideological uprisings inside the party — the Reagan revolutionaries, Pat Buchanan’s pitchfork brigades, Newt Gingrich’s band of guerrilla lawmakers and now the Tea Partiers - have only pushed the anti-Washington argument closer to its illogical extreme. “

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/16/magazine/does-anyone-have-a-grip-on-the-gop.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all

What a surprise that far leftists hate Perry and this is what you are bringing here to FR as authoritative source?!


17 posted on 10/15/2011 1:00:16 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: Safrguns

Bush was so horrible and Obama is such a great improvement over Bush that he deserves a second term. (/sarc)


18 posted on 10/15/2011 1:02:05 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: xzins
Perry is an evangelical Christian. They don’t allow those in the club. His energy speech was awesome.

Carter, Reagan, G.W. Bush were as well. So what? Many Evangelicals who back Perry also back amnesty for illegals, like Dr. Richard Land. It isn't enough. And Anita Perry's whining complaints about his "faith" were preposterous.

19 posted on 10/15/2011 1:02:29 PM PDT by montag813
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To: bwc2221
Tell Johnson to hang in there he will speed by perry shortly.
20 posted on 10/15/2011 1:03:17 PM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrat)
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To: xzins

I warned you when you Perrybots when started this smear attack campaign on Cain. Do not go there. The truth always wins in the end

When you tip over the Perry rock, a whole lot of slime oozes out.

Like any professional politician, Perry has a whole lot of skeletons in his closet. When you refused to make this an issues based campaign, and decided instead to make it a smear job whisper campaign about Cain, you made your guy’s background and political connections fair game.

So how about you all drop your habitual smear attacks on Cain and try telling why we should vote FOR Perry for a change?


21 posted on 10/15/2011 1:05:29 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: shield

I’m sorry Toto, you’re not campaigning in just Texas anymore.


22 posted on 10/15/2011 1:06:13 PM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

PHASE 2: Piss off more real conservatives and tea party members.


23 posted on 10/15/2011 1:07:06 PM PDT by CSI007
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
Perry is only in this to give the nomination to Romney.

If you really believe that, you have to be...

We have a winner here!....

Ignorant FReeper of the Month!

24 posted on 10/15/2011 1:07:19 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Clairity
Rick Perry 's campaign team, undaunted by plunge in polls, readies phase two

What is phase two? Did they figure out a way to offend and insult his remaining supporters much like the Heartless charge? Maybe he will just bring a pillow to the next debate and take a nap at the podium to show why debates don't matter.

25 posted on 10/15/2011 1:09:10 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Maybe it will be the Perry Persecution Tour (complete with rolling cross) ...


26 posted on 10/15/2011 1:10:59 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( The Prudential Governor... Have you bought your piece of the Rick)
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To: MNJohnnie

“So how about you all drop your habitual smear attacks on Cain and try telling why we should vote FOR Perry for a change?”

Nere are 10 good reasons. I’ve posted them in response to your question before, but you still keep asking, so I’ll keep posting.

1. Pro-gun.

2. Pro-life.

3. Pro death penalty.

4. Global warming skeptic.

5. Pro-military veteran.

6. Pro-drilling.

7. Pro-business, regulatory reform.

8. Has the guts to call Social Security what it is.

9. Strong on 10th ammendment, limited Federal government.

10. Has been a strong supporter of Israel for decades.


27 posted on 10/15/2011 1:12:06 PM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

He can attack Romney all he wants. Romney isn’t the problem. The problem is the splitting of the conservative vote. THAT is what will give Romney the nod if we don’t stop propping up ridiculously unsuitable candidates like Perry.

Any vote for Perry at this point is a vote for Romney.

If Perry drops out, Cain can and will beat Romney. If Perry’s worshipers continue their slash and burn campaign, they’ll hand this nod right to Romney.

This has all been obvious from the very beginning. Perry isn’t the establishment’s first choice, but they know he can be controlled easily. He’s a stooge for the GOP power structure.


28 posted on 10/15/2011 1:12:36 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Perry's idea of border control: Use both hands to welcome the illegals right in)
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To: montag813

We’re talking about becoming part of the REPUBLICAN establishment, so we can automatically eliminate Carter from your list.

Reagan was not an evangelical Christian. He was a conservative Disciple of Christ in a liberal DoC denomination.

GW Bush is a United Methodist. As a UMC ordained elder, I can assure you it is not evangelical.

However, none of the above is what I was speaking to. I was speaking to the dramatic change in the Republican Establishment in just the last few years.

It has become pro-gay and pro-choice in addition to its always having been pro-gun control and pro-tax. This Repub establishment is not your own repub party of a decade ago.

Ann Couter, for Pete’s sake, touts her “beloved” Chris Christie who is as big a liberal as Olypia Snowe. She has sided with the gay republicans favoring repeal of DADT and the allowance of gay marriage.


29 posted on 10/15/2011 1:16:15 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: CaptainK
“It is at least interesting that a 10-year-old law that passed with little opposition and treats Texas residents equally would be an issue,” said Ray Sullivan, the campaign communications director.

Perry himself has taken to downplaying the illegal issue by referring to illegals as 'Texas Residents'. This is a tripling-down fail on the issue that is sinking his campaign. Do they think we're stupid? If they refer to illegals as residents that we'll all forget the illegal part?

More important, just as calling us heartless says much about the Perry mindset, NOW referring to illegals as residents just reinforces the view that Perry is an open borders amnesty politician. You Perry supporters can try to refute that all you want - impressions mean everything and the 'heartless' comment was a doubling down on this issue and now the 'illegals are Texas Residents' meme triples down on it. It is making a lasting impression and that explains Perry's free fall.

If Perry is to have a chance at a reboot, he needs to take bold action to reverse the impression that now sticks that he's an open borders tool of Bob Perry.

He needs to call a special session to deal with the sanctuary city legislation that didn't make it through this year. He needs to use that session as a vehicle to call national attention to tough immigration policies that he needs to actually endorse. I would suggest that he also let the tuition law come up for debate during that special session and let it get voted on again to show that he will yield to the public on such a thing (all the while pointing out that he will yield to the national public on the issue at the Federal level and he was ABSOLUTELY heard their opinion on that). Such a session over the next several weeks would give Perry a platform to actually reboot his campaign and take this issue off the table. The media would certainly consider it big news, maybe as big as "9-9-9". That would go far to rehabilitation. But, it also calls for Perry to do a 180 on immigration.

The time has come (no - it's long past) for Perry to choose to die on this hill (he's already on life support), or live on to fight another battle.
30 posted on 10/15/2011 1:16:18 PM PDT by ziravan (You don't have to be a rocket scientist to be President. . . but it helps!)
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To: Hugin

How about you answer the questions instead of dreaming up the next attack rant to post about Cain?

Who got in the race last after it was clear Romney was not going to get any appreciable support from social conservatives?

Who did the GOP Establishment push into the race after it seem Tea Party heroine Bachmann was going to upset Romney’s ride to the nomination?

Who does the GOP Establishment see as their back up card if Romney fails?

Who has long standing intimate ties with the Liberal wing of the GOP Establishment?

The answer is Rick Perry.

Bill Kristol to a NY Time Reporter telling him how the GOP Establishment plans to deal with “the Tea party mutiny”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2792217/posts?page=3

Kristol told me just after Perry entered the race, a development that essentially ended [the more radical Michele] Bachmann’s brief ascent. Establishment Republicans may prefer Romney to Perry, but their assumption is that either man can be counted on to steer the party back toward the broad center next fall, effectively disarming the Tea Party mutiny.

Wonder who Perry will be VP with?

Odd how that question never gets asked of Perry.

Could it be because everyone knows Perry is the GOP Establishment mole in the race to split the Tea Party/Conservative vote and hand the nomination to Romney?

Could it be because they know the ticket the GOP Machine is setting up is “Romney/Perry 2012? Think about it. Romney has the money, Perry has the idolatrous worship from the social Conservatives.

Could that be why the Perry camp is knowingly lying about Cain’s solidly Conservative record on both social and fiscal issues? Because they know full well Perry’s record can not stand close scrutiny?

What does anyone really know about Perry other then the nice words and platitudes he puts in his speeches? Looks like Perry is just Bush 3.0 another tough talking social conservative who will go to DC and be yet another good little GOP crony capitalist water boy.


31 posted on 10/15/2011 1:19:40 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Safrguns
I’m sorry, and I know this isn’t very nice... but when I see Perry on TV, he looks too much like Bush with a very bad Ronald Reagan makeover.

It isn't very nice. The nasty dig I saw... maybe on FR... is that "Perry is like Busy, but without the brains." I know Dems would love this, but I find it hilarious, too. My mind is not made up--I'm willing to be re-engaged by Perry, but I can like a good line even if it's the other side delivering it.

32 posted on 10/15/2011 1:19:52 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: MNJohnnie

You keep calling me a perrybot when I’m not. I probably prefer Gingrich very slightly over all of them. I like Cain. I just think he needs to adjust his 999 a bit.

Perry is also acceptable to me. So is Bachman and Santorum. (And Paul....but I’ll have to hold my breath.)

Perry’s energy speech was awesome. If you didn’t read it then you should.


33 posted on 10/15/2011 1:19:52 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: Clairity

Perry has of the current field the best record of experience in governance and service to his country.

We should not use MSM standards to judge Rick Perry. Its exactly what the left wants to happen. Yes he has conservative shortcomings in several areas of his record, on immigration policy for example, but he stands head and shoulders above all of them on governance experience and service to the nation and his sins are minor compared to Romney’s.

We shouldn’t elect a TV personna this time,besides, he often carries a Ruger .380 auto when he jogs, that alone earns my vote, LOL.

This says it all, Perry will beat the ass off Obama if he secures the nomination,he has nailed him before directly and has the balls to take Obama on face to face as a matter of official duty, unlike any of the other candidates:

http://www.myfoxaustin.com/dpp/news/local/gov.-perry’s-letter-to-obama-asks-1000-troops-to-secure-border

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Perry is a good man, the best of the field:

http://www.theodoresworld.net/archives/2011/09/c130_rick_perry_he_flew_the_wo.html

C-130 Rick Perry: He Flew The World Before Politics

Abilene Online

By Sarah Kleiner Varble

Rank: Retired as a captain

Hometown: Haskell

Crew job: C-130 aircraft commander

Served in the Air Force: 1972 to 1977

Dyess AFB tour: March 4, 1974, to Feb. 28, 1977

His story:Way back before he was governor of Texas, Rick Perry had two choices as a young member of the Air Force.

He could either follow his dream and work toward becoming an instructor pilot in the sleek T-38, or he could fly the hulking C-130, planes that affectionately were referred to as “trash haulers” by Perry and his cohorts.

“There was no telling what you were going to haul around on any given day, from high value cargo like human beings to the colonel’s kitty litter,” Perry told the Reporter-News in a recent phone interview.

He wanted to fly T-38s, but not badly enough to move to Selma, Ala., where he would have been assigned. So, Perry chose to stay in Texas and fly the C-130.

In 1974, he moved to Dyess Air Force Base, about 55 miles from his hometown of Haskell, and began a career that took him all over the world and shaped his political future.

“It was one of the great adventures of my life,” Perry said. “I had a fairly pedestrian life until I was 23 years old.”

Perry could count on one hand the number of trips he had taken out of his home state by the time he graduated from Texas A&M University, but everything changed when he joined the Air Force.

Flying C-130s, Perry lived in Germany and Saudi Arabia. He flew in Central and South America, North Africa and all over Europe.

“I saw all of these different types of governments and I made the connections to how the people acted and looked, and it became abundantly clear to me that, at that particular point in time, that America was this very unique place and that our form of democracy was very rare,” Perry said. “ ... That was the greatest gift I received from my years of being in the military, and they really shaped my outlook on the rest of my life.”

Perry retired from the Air Force in 1977 — but not without one last adventure.

As his final days approached, Perry was assigned to a mission to “haul trash” to Bermuda with a relatively inexperienced crew.

“I’m sure the young guys stayed up a little longer than the older guy, which would be me at 26 years old,” Perry said, and they fell asleep on the way back to Abilene.

About the time the plane reached Atlanta, a fire light for the No. 3 engine flashed once. And then it flashed again.

Perry poked his co-pilot as the light reappeared and held steady on red.

Using the headset, he asked the loadmaster to take a look at the engine from the window and about that time, the engine exploded and blew a tail pipe off the plane.

“He started screaming that we were on fire and that we were all going to die,” Perry said. “The aircraft operated as advertised and flies amazingly well on three engines.”

Perry and his crew were stuck at Pope Air Force Base while awaiting a new engine. With three days left in his enlistment, Perry called the command post at Dyess and informed them that they would have to send a new pilot along with the engine if they didn’t hurry.

“I said, ‘In three days, I’m not Captain Perry anymore, I’m Mr. Perry, and I’m going home,” Perry said.

The engine arrived and the plane returned to Dyess in time for Perry to retire Feb. 28, as planned.

He went on to be elected to the state House of Representatives, agriculture commissioner, lieutenant governor and, finally, governor of Texas.


34 posted on 10/15/2011 1:20:58 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: MNJohnnie
MNJohnnie= mind-numb robot for the NYT.

Bill Kristol and Mitt Romney= second generation elite establishment.

35 posted on 10/15/2011 1:22:13 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Hugin

But, but, he hurt my feewings.....


36 posted on 10/15/2011 1:22:55 PM PDT by magritte
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To: Clairity
Perry will rebound, as people will get to know the real Perry.

Which Perry is that:
- you're a heartless xenophobe Perry?
- my in-state tuition educated illegal aliens now need amnesty to get a job Perry?
- my wife says you don't like my faith Perry?
- state's rights legislation only applies to Texas, not Massachussetts Perry?

37 posted on 10/15/2011 1:23:59 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Clairity
Romney and Perry are the two choices the GOP establishment wishes to foist upon us. Just like they did four years ago with Giuliani and McCain. In fact, a good argument can be made that Perry was pushed into this thing to take the steam out of Bachmann's Iowa straw poll win and to prevent Palin from getting into the race.

This time around, I don't want a stuffed-shirt cookie-cutter politician from the establishment getting the nod.

I think the GOP establishment overlooked Herman Cain. They did not expect that the Perry campaign would self-destruct. They expected Perry to be where Cain is right now. Now they are in a quandary with respect to how to handle his sudden rise.

38 posted on 10/15/2011 1:24:33 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Lazlo in PA

Shame on you, and I thought a lot of you.


39 posted on 10/15/2011 1:25:02 PM 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: DTogo

You got the talking points right ! Well done !


40 posted on 10/15/2011 1:25:41 PM PDT by magritte
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To: shield; RitaOK
Thanks for the ping shield and you too rita (forgot to thank you earlier; sorry about that)

This is the leader we need. I'm just through the first video and Gov Perry is awesome. This is what we need and Gov Rick Perry has the record to prove, that he will do for the Nation, what he's done in Texas.

Personally, I love the fact that he is hated by Trial Lawyers!! That alone should give people a reason to pay attention!

PERRY 2012

41 posted on 10/15/2011 1:26:39 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Country Folks can survive....can you?? Are you ready?)
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To: magritte

What is rather sad is the last hope for America is Rick Perry. Even Dr. Jack Wheeler realizes this.


42 posted on 10/15/2011 1:26:39 PM 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: MNJohnnie
MNJohnnie= mind-numb robot for the NYT.

Bill Kristol and Mitt Romney= second generation elite establishment.

43 posted on 10/15/2011 1:26:39 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Alot of Pro Perry Freepers are bailing out of here. They’ve seen the insanity of the loon right at FR.


44 posted on 10/15/2011 1:28:30 PM 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: xzins
His energy speech was awesome.

That he can read a speech his staff developed and his scriptwriters wrote is not really that big a deal..

45 posted on 10/15/2011 1:31:25 PM PDT by Riodacat (And when all is said and done, there'll be a hell of a lot more said than done......)
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To: shield

Here’s the bad part. A lot of the talking points the former Palinistas and Paultards are repeating were started by Dem posters on a number of conservative boards and forums. No one gave a crap about in-state tuition when it happened it 2001 in Texas, but now all of a sudden it’s a “I won’t vote for Perry because he’s an amnesty supporter.” Hate to see conservatives fall for it.


46 posted on 10/15/2011 1:32:09 PM PDT by magritte
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To: Clairity

I think As long as she keeps talking, Anita can pull him out if this slump.


47 posted on 10/15/2011 1:32:52 PM PDT by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: trumandogz

Where is Mrs. Cain?


48 posted on 10/15/2011 1:33:57 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Clairity

Rick Perry speaks for me; he speaks for the American that believes in individualism; for those that want to work hard, support their family, and generally be left the hell alone (I fall into the latter group!)

GOVERNOR RICK PERRY FOR PRESIDENT---2012!

49 posted on 10/15/2011 1:34:35 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Country Folks can survive....can you?? Are you ready?)
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To: Riodacat

His Q & A’s are the best. He has no trouble at all dealing without written speeches, or scrptwriters. You ought to educate yourself and watch his interviews and Q&A’s. The pundits can’t trip him up in the least...like what has happened to Cain...the neophyte.


50 posted on 10/15/2011 1:34:52 PM 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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