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Perry vows real change if elected ("Uproot Washington" - red meat speech coming Tuesday)
Beaumont Enterprise ^ | November 14, 2011 | Mike Glover

Posted on 11/15/2011 1:54:11 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

...[Perry] vowed to "uproot the three branches of government and overhaul government.

"They each have contributed to the demise of America," Perry said. Perry has scheduled an Iowa speech on Tuesday where he plans to lay out details of his overhaul. But he told the activists it will be sweeping and form the basis of the case he will make to activists who will show up for Jan. 3 precinct caucuses.

"The question for Iowans in 50 days is not whether to embrace change, but for Iowans to decide who is the most credible messenger for that change," said Perry. He says one part of his plan will be to change the way the federal courts work, saying he's tired of judges he described as "arrogant."

The Texas Republican said other candidates offer lots of rhetoric on conservative issues, but he has a decade-long record of delivering on them as governor. "Leadership isn't about style, it's about substance, about action," said Perry.

While other candidates tout their anti-abortion views "I signed a budget that defunded Planned Parenthood in Texas," said Perry.

Perry focused much of his fire on President Obama, saying voters have grown weary of the president, but he was not shy about making the case that he would make a better rival than any of his Republican opponents, largely because he aggressively confronts Obama and offers the most dramatic change.

"I'm in this race for the presidency not because of some lifelong ambition, but because the American people are yearning for someone who will tell them the truth," said Perry. "If you want real change, if you want to overhaul business as usual, caucus for me."

… “I, for one, do not believe the people who got us into this mess can get us out of it,"...

(Excerpt) Read more at beaumontenterprise.com ...


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Updated, Monday 8:45 p.m. CDT: Rick Perry gave a preview tonight of the kind of red meat policy he's going to offer Tuesday morning here in Bettendorf in eastern Iowa.

Speaking at the Ronald Reagan Dinner of the Scott County Republican Party, the Texas governor said his government reform proposal would "uproot all three branches of government and overhaul Washington."

Perry said the plan "touches every branch of government because they each have contributed to the demise of America.”

He didn't go into specifics, but in a mostly fiery 14 minutes Perry said the proposal would address lifetime federal judges "who arrogantly rewrite our laws from the bench." He is also promising to offer changes affecting a Congress that not only spends too much money in Washington but "is in Washington too much."

“America remains mired in the ruins of this Washington, out of touch big government economic policies," Perry said. Noting that Washington, D.C. anchors the most affluent metro area, Perry said: "That's because all of those overpaid czars and bureaucrats haven’t suffered one bit while we’ve been going through one of the worst economies this country has ever seen." ...... Perry Vows to "Uproot" Washington In Fiery Speech

1 posted on 11/15/2011 1:54:13 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: All; shield

Rick Perry on Congressional Insider Trading [:25]

2 posted on 11/15/2011 1:55:19 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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Earlier Rick Perry policy speeches and proposals:

The Perry Plan: Energizing American Jobs and Security

The Perry Economic Plan: Cut, Balance and Grow

3 posted on 11/15/2011 2:02:32 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: All
Gov. Perry is running again after having to wait while his back healed from surgery.


4 posted on 11/15/2011 2:07:19 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

how old will he be in eight years?


5 posted on 11/15/2011 2:17:11 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: All
Today, We Salute You Veterans Day Salute video

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Value Voters Summit – Oct 7, 2011 - [excerpts - notes taken from speech]

......"The key to prosperity is liberty. Yet the larger government grows, the smaller our circle of freedoms. The most basic unit of governments is family. As a conservative I believe with all my heart that the government closest to the people is the best for the people. There should not be a single policy coming out of Washington that interferes with families.

Perry on his childhood: ……………..”Rich in spirit -- abundant in faith. Happiness wasn’t a product of what we had but what we believed. In a community with a strong sence of family – that there was nothing we couldn’t achieve in the land of the free and the home of the brave.”..…

There are millions of Americans born into less than ideal circumstances, maybe born into poverty, born without a parent, but as a society we must stand for the principle that every life, every life, is worth living, regardless of circumstance. In America, it isn’t where you come from that matters, it’s were you are going.

As Americans, we must affirm the value of life, not just in our Declaration of Independence but in the ways that we live. For some candidates pro-Life is a election year slogan, to follow the prevailing political winds. For me, it is about the absolute principle that every human being is entitled to life, all human life. All human life is made in the image of our Creator. And every innocent life must be protected. From the most frail, who are elderly, to the most vulnerable who are unborn. That is why as governor, I have consistently worked for pro-Life legislation -- policies such as parental consent for minors seeking an abortion, a ban on third tri-semester abortions, an informed consent law, and I am proud to fight for and was proud to sign a budget that de-funded Planned Parenthood in Texas.

“Our obligation is not only to protect life and bestow freedom upon future generation but it is also to instill character. Young Americans must never be taught about rights without also learning about responsibility. We must not proclaim the responsibilities of a free society and ignore the responsibilities of free individuals. We must never mistake liberty for license. One is a right, the other leads to bondage.

For more than a generation, our culture has emphasized the message of self-indulgence at the expense of social obligation. We have reaped the consequences in the form of teen pregnancies, divorce and broken families, the cycle of incarceration that joins young men with their fathers behind bars. The fabric of our country is not government or individual freedom, it is the family. And the demise of the family is the demise of any great society.”….

This great country of ours has never been steered off course when we have advocated freedom and promoted strong families. But neither can it be preserved without unwavering commitment to our national security. You know as Americans we are blessed to have the greatest fighting force for freedom in this entire world, our men and women in the United States military.

You know, there are some out there, misguided souls that just say you can’t find heroes any more. My, my…are they ever wrong. We have heroes today. They are fighting in the mountains of Afghanistan - the sands of Iraq. There are those on covert missions, in places we don’t even know about, to find and destroy the enemies of this country. They put their lives on the line every day so we don’t have too. Over the years I have been so honored to have met so many of those great heroes as I’ve traveled to their outposts in Iraq and Afghanistan. I’ve signed letters, to their loved ones, for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. I consider myself so fortunate to have been able to wear the uniform of our country. And that experience informed my perspective about our defense policies. Specifically, I believe we must never put the military on the chopping block for arbitrary budget cuts as part of some political horse-trade. Never!

The question we must ask is not, what we can afford to spend on our military, but what it costs to remain secure and free. See, a real key component of keeping America secure, is keeping Israel secure. We can never forget, we can never forget, that it was Israel that took out the nuclear capabilities of Iraq in 1981 and of Syria in 2007. Israel is our ally, they are our friend! And when I am president of the United States, America will again stand with our friends.".... [end excerpt]

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Q: What are the three most important foreign policy issues facing the U.S. today?

Rick Perry: “Having a strong economy so that we have the economic ability to have an impactful foreign policy.

We must be able to keep up with our research and -development capabilities in the military.

And our very important foreign policy position must be that our friends know we’ll be there for them, whether it’s Israel in the Middle East or Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, or India in the sphere of influence where China is located.”

Perry Doctrine: "We Stand with our Allies"

11/12/11 SC “Commander-in-Chief debate: …….”Republican candidates for president on the debate stage in South Carolina Saturday agreed that addressing the out-of-control national debt is essential for national security. At one point Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke of how his administration would grant foreign aid, with every country starting at “zero dollars:”

When asked by a Twitter user how this policy would apply to Israel, Perry responded that like every country, Israel would start at zero.

“Obviously Israel is a special ally and my bet is we would be funding them at some substantial level,” said Perry. “But it makes sense for everyone to come in at zero and make your case.” Source

Rush Limbaugh: Rick Perry Revives the Excrement List

6 posted on 11/15/2011 2:28:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
how old will he be in eight years?

What will left of our country in eight years?

7 posted on 11/15/2011 2:32:40 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hi, I’m Rick. Wait. I’m Rick. I know I’ll get this.

Have you figured out your last name yet?

I’ll get it.

Oops.

I just wanted to say, I remembered my last name, it’s Perry.

“Big Perry comeback”


8 posted on 11/15/2011 2:35:57 AM PST by truthfreedom
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To: truthfreedom

Feel good now?


9 posted on 11/15/2011 2:37:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rick Perry wants to ‘uproot all three branches of the government’ -- reporter describes what she believes was the biggest applause line in Perry's speech.
10 posted on 11/15/2011 2:43:34 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Everyone is better than the dems.


11 posted on 11/15/2011 2:52:54 AM PST by exnavy (May the Lord bless and keep our troops.)
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To: exnavy

Thanks exnavy!


12 posted on 11/15/2011 2:55:34 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: exnavy

“Rick Perry wants to ‘uproot all three branches of the government’”

I see we haven’t learned from past mistakes.


13 posted on 11/15/2011 2:58:03 AM PST by BarnacleCenturion (Heartless)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

You like the way the three branches of Federal government have entrenched and are dictating to the states and the people?


14 posted on 11/15/2011 3:00:57 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I wish our candidates mentioned the Constitution more.

In fact I wish they loved it as much as I do.

Of course I could never be President, having made a number of women feel uncomfortable in my lifetime, I am sure.


15 posted on 11/15/2011 3:12:58 AM PST by golux
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I want a president who is more figurehead than anything.


16 posted on 11/15/2011 3:15:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Most of the federal gubmint is extra constitutional, let’s eliminate those parts.


17 posted on 11/15/2011 3:19:27 AM PST by exnavy (May the Lord bless and keep our troops.)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

public education?


18 posted on 11/15/2011 3:21:48 AM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: truthfreedom

I stand with Gov. Rick Perry. And Herman Cain.


19 posted on 11/15/2011 3:24:43 AM PST by muddler (Diligentia, Vis and Celeritas)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think he’s pointing out Perry’s use of mixed metaphors.

He should, to be technically correct, have said that he’d like to cut down the three branches of government.


20 posted on 11/15/2011 3:28:01 AM PST by Jonty30
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ya wanna change the Constitution, well you know...


21 posted on 11/15/2011 3:30:42 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: truthfreedom

Isn’t it time to get serious.


22 posted on 11/15/2011 3:59:40 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Yeah, but..........

will Riccardo ‘uproot’ all his Mehhiccan buddies too?
Uproot them all the way back to Mehhicco??


23 posted on 11/15/2011 4:04:32 AM PST by Flintlock (Photo ID for all voters. Let the dead rest in peace.)
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To: Flintlock

Perry said NO amnesty and the border WILL be sealed.

Who else will DO WHAT THEY SAY?


24 posted on 11/15/2011 4:10:22 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: deoetdoctrinae
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MAKE A DIFFERENCE!



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25 posted on 11/15/2011 4:15:23 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: normy
Don't know how many people have read this.

The day after Pete was killed, I was sitting at the dining room table with Hardtail, just trying to make sense of all that was going on.

My cell phone rang. "Unknown" said the caller ID.

Thought about letting it pass, but I answered it.

"Alan, this is Rick Perry."

26 posted on 11/15/2011 4:29:17 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It's time for Conservatives to be as direct and forceful as possible.

If Liberals won the WH with an inexperienced and unfit ‘Mr. Nobody-from Nowhere’ who succeeded in pushing revolutionary (albeit un-American and unconstitutional) changes, then certainly, Conservatives can do as much and more with an experienced, fit and WHOLLY pro-American President. There is no more time for lukewarm conviction and half-measures

27 posted on 11/15/2011 4:31:21 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SMARTY

Gov. Perry said there will be a bright line separating his and Barack Obama’s policies and ideology.


28 posted on 11/15/2011 4:33:34 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That’s enogh for my vote.


29 posted on 11/15/2011 4:38:22 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This should be good! Perry should not be underestimated. Thanks for hanging tough in the face of misplaced adversity CW.


30 posted on 11/15/2011 4:39:30 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I have and it’s worth reading if you want to see what Perry is really about.


31 posted on 11/15/2011 4:42:41 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: jersey117; Cincinatus' Wife
"CW plows ahead like a horse plows a field, doggedly with a high pain threshhold"

Taken from a description of ex-Dolphin Larry Cszonka.

32 posted on 11/15/2011 4:46:11 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy; jersey
Thanks! You made me laugh.


33 posted on 11/15/2011 4:53:18 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You certainly have a high pain threshold. Glad you’re on my team (or maybe I’m on yours).


34 posted on 11/15/2011 4:56:46 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
What were those three departments again, Rick?

Save a Pretzel for the Gas Jets!

35 posted on 11/15/2011 5:04:32 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Wrong end of the horse.

("Oops.")

Cheers!

36 posted on 11/15/2011 5:06:22 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

THAT should be true no matter WHO the Conservatives put in the WH!!


37 posted on 11/15/2011 5:09:18 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: normy

We’re pulling together normy.


38 posted on 11/15/2011 5:09:35 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Didn’t you just love the Letterman top 10 he did! Perry did a wonderful job coming back from his 53 seconds. In fact, I think it bought him a lot of air time and he looked very human as everyone makes mistakes. Loved it! We need Perry’s energy plan! Out with Barry in with Perry!


39 posted on 11/15/2011 5:10:19 AM PST by lahargis
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To: grey_whiskers

Out with Barry in with Perry!

Cheers!


40 posted on 11/15/2011 5:15:03 AM PST by lahargis
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To: grey_whiskers
CEO of the 15th largest economy in the world (larger than India's)

CIC of 20k+ military

Helped create environment that created 40% of all jobs in US during the Obama disaster.

Air Force Captain and pilot having served all over the world.

11 years experience dealing with natural disasters.

Governor of 24 million people and head of the Republican Governors Association.

Respected by all his peers.

Always pro life

Always pro-2nd Amendment (you never have to wonder where he stands.

Oh yeah, he forgot an agency that he has probably mentioned 100 times in speeches.

41 posted on 11/15/2011 5:21:39 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: SMARTY

I certainly agree that we need to “uproot” the positions of power in Washington.

Liberals are attracted to positions of unaccountable power like moths to a porchlight. You can’t solve any abuse of power by getting “the right moths” to come to the lights.

You have to break out those lights - rip them out by the wires.


42 posted on 11/15/2011 5:22:30 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I will wait to see specifics...there still is a thing called the Constitution that needs to be paid attention to.


43 posted on 11/15/2011 5:34:09 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I like the Constitution which requires three branches of government. Until I see the specifics, I ain’t jumping up and down


44 posted on 11/15/2011 5:35:51 AM PST by Nifster
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To: MrB

“Liberals are attracted to positions of unaccountable power...”

You’re right...and they are attracted to the piles and piles of loot (Read: tax revenue) in DC which they can access, more or less at will, and ALSO with perfect impunity


45 posted on 11/15/2011 5:38:07 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And his actions belie his stataements. He is not for the fence. He really supported the SPP from Mexico to Canada and he has done nothing to help those of us who did not want Mexican trucks hauling goods in this country.


46 posted on 11/15/2011 5:38:10 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Any line is a bright line between communism and not communism


47 posted on 11/15/2011 5:39:11 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Nifster

I see you’re new on FR — and a very active, extremely avid anti-Perry poster. Your spin-cycle of talking points have been addressed repeatedly. Who is your candidate?


48 posted on 11/15/2011 5:52:26 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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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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49 posted on 11/15/2011 5:57:29 AM PST 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: Cincinatus' Wife

Go Perry..Thank you for the thread CW.


50 posted on 11/15/2011 5:57:38 AM PST by MEG33 (God Bless Our Military Men And Women)
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