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Sheriff Joe Arpaio Endorses Governor Rick Perry for President
American Freedom ^ | 29th November 2011 | Press Release

Posted on 11/29/2011 6:36:50 AM PST by shield

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To: Just A Reader

You just posed the same questions I have. I don’t know if there will be lots of heartburn if someone like Palin endorses Perry or not—I’m about halfway convinced that some of these are stealth Rom-bots, some are DU operatives, with just a small portion being actual conservatives. Most of them do not even behave like conservatives.


51 posted on 11/29/2011 9:07:36 AM PST by MizSterious (Apparently, there's no honor when it comes to someone else's retirement funds.)
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To: montag813
And of course we must believe this because you said so, no other documentation. I think not.
52 posted on 11/29/2011 9:10:03 AM PST by MizSterious (Apparently, there's no honor when it comes to someone else's retirement funds.)
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To: shield

No doubt about it, Perry is sure to win now, oughta be topping 3% in the polls now, he’s almost there ...


53 posted on 11/29/2011 9:13:22 AM PST by Scythian
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To: shield

It’s sad but the writing has been on the wall for some time now. The G.O.P. establishment will not allow an outsider to win the nod. The Democrats cannot allow Cain and Obama to stand on the same stage.

Wether Cain did these things or not is beside the point, they will continue to bring these largely unsubstantiated charges out of nowhere until people grow so weary of defending him that even his most ardent supporters will ask him to withdraw.

I am sick of it already, I am looking at Newt and Perry. I like Perry better on policy but the idea of him debating Obama scares the living hell out of me. Criminy, he makes “Dubya” sound like a flippin’ genius!

Newt? I disagree FAR more with Newt on policy but there exists no scenario in my mind where he does not mop the debate stage with Obama.

Coin flip I guess.


54 posted on 11/29/2011 9:17:40 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: MizSterious; hocndoc
Plenty of info of what went on behind the scenes in this Michelle Malkin piece, and its many links: Texas Tea Party activists to Perry: Hey, what about our borders?. If Gov. Perry is serious about the sanctuary cities ban being an "emergency" measure, he can call a special session at ANY TIME and call for its passage, as the TX Tea Party has asked him to.
55 posted on 11/29/2011 9:22:48 AM PST by montag813
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To: shield
Sheriff Joe Arpaio knows all about illegal immigration, border security and holding illegal aliens accountable. He made the right decision and chose the best candidate in the entire field.

The question is, will this help Perry secure the nomination? We shall see.

56 posted on 11/29/2011 9:22:48 AM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Just A Reader

>>Wonder what will happen if Palin supports Perry or becomes his running mate?<<

Now THAT makes sense...Perry choosing Palin as his running mate, that is...

Perry could put her on crony-capitalist watch, where she could perhaps rein in some of his own tendencies, while she grooms herself for 2020. Wonder what would happen in Iowa if he announced her as his VP choice before the caucus vote?

I think Palin is doing what we’re all doing. Trying to figure out who the ABR (anyone-but-Romney) candidate will end up being. And I doubt she can stomach Gingrich, though I could easily be wrong about that.


57 posted on 11/29/2011 9:24:16 AM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: montag813

Do you think that the same legislators who just said no to the sanctuary city bill will change their minds so soon?

That group is simply posturing for political reasons. IF they really wanted to get the law passed they would be hounding the legislators who voted against the bill instead of demanding that Perry call another special session that would have the same exact results they just got.


58 posted on 11/29/2011 9:37:11 AM PST by CajunConservative ( Leadership. It is defined by action, not position.)
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To: Grunthor
Cain is already being told by those he trust to drop out. I would vote for Mittens long before Newt. Newt is more dangerous than Mittens could ever be. Myself and others have done intense research into Newt and what we've found is more frightening than anything Mittens has ever done.

I am sorry about Cain. However, it just isn't the women, he has made some of the dumbest statements. The president is not an entry level job. He really is not up to being the POTUS. IF he had the knowledge and abilities to be president, I'd have supported him. But all I'm seeing in him is an Obama on the right as far as knowledge and abilities are concerned.

Perry will eat Obama up in debates...Perry has held back big time on how tough he can actually be. Perry is a master at getting under people's skin...he did in the Vegas debate with Mittens and Mittens blow up...what did people say about Perry...Perry is mean. LOL...

59 posted on 11/29/2011 9:38:15 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: shield

“I would vote for Mittens long before Newt”

When hell freezes over is when I vote for Mitt Romney.

“Perry will eat Obama up in debates...”

I have NEVER seen anything out of Perry that supports that wild claim.

“Perry has held back big time on how tough he can actually be.”

Tough on himself? Because so far the only person that Perry has hurt in any of these debates is Perry. Obama is NOT a great debater and will still absolutely destroy Rick Perry. The only reason to watch debates 2 and 3 will be to see what the candidates are wearing.

“Perry is a master at getting under people’s skin...he did in the Vegas debate with Mittens and Mittens blow up”

Missed it, is there a link for that exchange? I really WANT to find some kind of hope that Perry won’t just unload a 30 round clip into his own boots in a Presidential debate.


60 posted on 11/29/2011 9:48:15 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Borax Queen; stephenjohnbanker
Wtf?

Splain this to me please........

61 posted on 11/29/2011 9:50:24 AM PST by Lakeshark
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To: Lakeshark

Here, let me explain.

Perry has less chance of winning this race than does Duncan Hunter.


62 posted on 11/29/2011 9:51:34 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

The explanation asked for is why would Arpaio endorse Perry?


63 posted on 11/29/2011 9:54:27 AM PST by Lakeshark
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To: shield
"The federal government has failed on border crime and border enforcement, and no candidate for president has done more to secure the border than Governor Rick Perry. I have been watching Governor Perry and Texas closely and know his border surge operations with state, local and federal law enforcement officials have helped shut down the illegal trafficking of weapons, drugs and people," said Sheriff Arpaio.

Cannot say it better! Out with Barry in with Perry!"
64 posted on 11/29/2011 9:56:34 AM PST by lahargis (Perry for Prez)
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To: Lakeshark

Oh, good point, why would a tough on immigration sherrif endorse an open borders guy? Beats me, maybe sherrif’s are appointed down there and he doesn’t want to mess up a good thing?

It’s probably that “stupid texas thing”, here’s the best explanation I can find ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QltlctqfY4E


65 posted on 11/29/2011 9:57:07 AM PST by Scythian
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To: shield

I agree that Perry will fair well against Obama in a debate. I only saw clips of debates and Perry did make me wince but Obama is an absolute nothing. Plus you’re right that Perry has the ability to get under others skin and he has already done it to Obama. Also, Perry has a sense of humor and seems to be able to handle being made fun of. Obama on the other hand can not, under any circumstances, handle ridicle or criticism. I really think if he has to face Perry it will totally discombobulate him.


66 posted on 11/29/2011 10:13:29 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: Responsibility2nd
Perry opposed it for Texas, but did you know we still use LEO's down on the border to assist the Border Patrol. It's mandatory. One of my relatives at Thanksgiving who works for the Highway Patrol spent 2 weeks down there and turned 18 illegals over to BP.

Perry did join with Arizona in the lawsuit to defend Arizona's right to pass that law though because Arizona thought it was in their best interest.

67 posted on 11/29/2011 10:18:57 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
I have seen you Texas Freep. You need to come back. You still have a place at the table.
68 posted on 11/29/2011 10:20:59 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Norseman

Perry and Palin both generate foaming at the mouth hatred. They both seem to be strong in the face of opposition. Plus she supported him in his last election even as all the other big wigs in the GOP (plus all the Bushs) endosed Kay Baily.


69 posted on 11/29/2011 10:21:34 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: Grunthor
Grunthor, Obama needs a teleprompter to talk to sixth graders. Perry has the record to contrast Obama’s that Newt doesn't have, plus Perry is a true social conservative. Perry is also likable in speeches and in person. Newt is not.
70 posted on 11/29/2011 10:30:36 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy

Perry also really intimadates Obama, that should rattle Obama in the debates - unless he has an ear piece with someone giving him what to say.


71 posted on 11/29/2011 10:48:15 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: montag813; MizSterious; shield; CajunConservative

The Tea Party of Texas is not an homogenous entity, we don’t have State wide meetings or a Platform, and we don’t have a leader that can speak for us. I’m a member of Texas Hill Country Tea Party Patriots. We have not asked for another Special Session.

With Hotze, Adams, and others against the Bill, what makes you think an expensive Second Special Session would be effective?

Special Sessions cost money, around $1 million to $1.2 million according to the Legislative Budget Board. http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/06/02/3124097/whats-the-special-legislative.html


72 posted on 11/29/2011 10:48:20 AM PST by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed: Will use. Cut spending, cut spending, cut spending, now,now,now!)
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To: normy

“Obama needs a teleprompter to talk to sixth graders.”

I know.

“Perry has the record to contrast Obama’s that Newt doesn’t have, plus Perry is a true social conservative.”

I agree with you on Perrys’ record. I do not believe for one second that this election will have anything to do with social issues.

“Perry is also likable in speeches and in person. Newt is not.”

I agree on both counts. I also believe that sometimes a nation finds itself in such dire straights that only a true *rick can pull it’s fat out of the fire. We know that Gingrich is one.

Jurys’ still out on Rick.


73 posted on 11/29/2011 10:52:40 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: normy

well, since I am here in Texas I wont get to vote till March anyway, but if Perry is still in the race and competitive then I will gladly vote for him.

But my number one priority is making sure Romney loses.


74 posted on 11/29/2011 11:09:22 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: hocndoc
With Hotze, Adams, and others against the Bill, what makes you think an expensive Second Special Session would be effective?

I could arrange a very large crowd to help convince them.

Special Sessions cost money, around $1 million to $1.2 million according to the Legislative Budget Board.

Dead cops are more expensive. Just ask the widow of Officer Johnson, whom you mentioned earlier, or the 6 other Houston cops murdered by illegals in the past 4 years.

75 posted on 11/29/2011 11:14:11 AM PST by montag813
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To: montag813

Where were you and your large crowd on June 24th or 27th? I was at the Capitol on June 27th, with friends, to let our Legislature know how I felt about their flaking out on the 24th. (After a weekend of emails to the same effect.)


76 posted on 11/29/2011 11:24:33 AM PST by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed: Will use. Cut spending, cut spending, cut spending, now,now,now!)
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To: shield

“I like him,” Arpaio said. “He’s a man of principle, of good character. He did a great job in Massachusetts and I feel he’s going to make a great president.”

That was Arpaio endorsing Romney in 2008

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,255428,00.html#ixzz1f7l6werq


77 posted on 11/29/2011 11:36:13 AM PST by Mr. Fabtastic (Cain is rapidly gaining on Fred Gwynne as my favorite Herman.)
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To: shield

But does Perry endorse Arpaio?


78 posted on 11/29/2011 11:37:56 AM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: Grunthor

I don’t think the election will come down to social issues either, it will be jobs and the economy. The fact Perry is a social conservative is a bonus.


79 posted on 11/29/2011 11:38:10 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Grunthor

Grunthor, have you thought about the other Rick —Santorum. Less baggage


80 posted on 11/29/2011 11:39:58 AM PST by Theodore R. (Forget the others: It's Santorum's turn, articulate, passionate, less baggage.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Well it’s also important to rally around before the Texas primary and promote him on line and anywhere else. I know I wont get to vote for him either until March but he needs to be our President so I try to persuade undecideds.


81 posted on 11/29/2011 11:41:22 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy

I do not consider Gingrich to NOT be a SOCON.


82 posted on 11/29/2011 11:44:06 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Mr. Fabtastic

So what? Romney, Cain and Gingrich etc. all ask for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement yet PERRY got it. Endorsing Romney in 2008 tells me what little respect and trust he has in McRino. You’d think he’d have endorsed a senator from his home state but declined. WOW! Arpaio was shoving it in McRino’s face.


83 posted on 11/29/2011 11:44:54 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: Theodore R.

Rick Santorum has three major problems; he endorsed Spectre over Toomey which shows lack of proper judgement.
he lost by almost 20 pts to an idiot. Thirdly he has an Eddie Haskell personality.


84 posted on 11/29/2011 11:46:52 AM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Just A Reader

I agree with your basic point, but the hatred Palin evokes is much greater around where I live, among liberals and independents, both of whom we need to win. Perry does not seem to evoke anywhere near the same visceral dislike as Palin. He gets lumped with “all Republicans” among those who blindly hate Republicans but he does not evoke the hatred that I have seen on FR.

Saw a woman wearing a Perry button last night. First one I have seen. OK, it was a Tea Party meeting.


85 posted on 11/29/2011 11:54:04 AM PST by firebrand (It's almost too late.)
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To: shield

That should certainly be Perry’s reply if asked about it.


86 posted on 11/29/2011 11:55:48 AM PST by Mr. Fabtastic (Cain is rapidly gaining on Fred Gwynne as my favorite Herman.)
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To: Grunthor; normy
Remember this:

Look out for this guy [Rick Perry], I’m telling you. When Romney kept insisting Perry let him talk and sounded whiney in doing it, the Texan finally looked at him and said, “Have at it.” So he uses a marvelous Southwest colloquialism to give Romney permission to proceed. That one may go down with Reagan’s “There you go again” to Carter. Never mind politics, American public life has not seen this kind of camera presence since maybe John Wayne. Men like him and women admire him. And he seems to be getting used to the debate format. On or off stage, he’s got a commanding and theatrical presence.

87 posted on 11/29/2011 11:59:27 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: jersey117
Nobody cares what Rick Gore is reaching for. It is sad to see Sheriff Joe embarass himself.
88 posted on 11/29/2011 12:01:56 PM PST by iowamark (Rick Perry says I'm heartless.)
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To: hocndoc
Where were you and your large crowd on June 24th or 27th? I was at the Capitol on June 27th, with friends, to let our Legislature know how I felt about their flaking out on the 24th. (After a weekend of emails to the same effect.)

Great job! Our folks were there to meet with Reps and Senators, face to face, the first time around when it only passed the House, and Senators the second. We made thousands of calls and sent faxes and emails. Then they dropped it like a hot potato. If you want to work together to organize another rally, let me know. We have many folks who want a civil war over this in the next legislative elections. I don't, but there's is mucho anger our there, as you know. We'll see what happens. Meanwhile I have been working pro-bono on behalf of Sgt. Joslyn Johnson in her sanctuary cities lawsuit against Houston on behalf of her murdered husband. That is our main focus in Houston now.

89 posted on 11/29/2011 12:07:55 PM PST by montag813
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To: Just A Reader

There’s a rumor that many of them are Paultards.


90 posted on 11/29/2011 12:28:11 PM PST by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: Grunthor
I see Gingrich as a political animal. I do not think he is a strong SoCon but we can at least agree to disagree. I believe he once was.
91 posted on 11/29/2011 12:44:14 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: shield

I know a real American hero said that but I don’t know if I can drop his name yet.


92 posted on 11/29/2011 12:46:26 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy

Hold on to that until the appropriate time.


93 posted on 11/29/2011 12:50:32 PM 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: Just A Reader; shield

Perry was great in the last three debates (two were not widely televised as one was the Luntz debate in Iowa on a Saturday night which SHOULD have been televised and the SC debate on a Saturday night... also watch the youtube of Perry speaking at Sean Hannity’s Texas Freedom concert...... Perry was nothing short of spectacular.


94 posted on 11/29/2011 12:52:15 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Mr. Fabtastic

Arpaio knew McCain was not tough on immigration. Those of us in Arizona know who McCain is... sad that NH went for him in 2008.


95 posted on 11/29/2011 12:57:03 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: iowamark
Wow you are VERY disrespectful about a person, Sheriff Joe, that has done more then any other Sheriff regarding illegal immigrants and their crimes.

Shame on you! It is one thing to be for a different candidate then Perry,but you took the low road when you bashed Sheriff Joe, just because he endorsed Perry.

96 posted on 11/29/2011 12:58:41 PM PST by Katarina (Rick Perry the Best man for President ! NEVER Romney! And no thank you to any of the others.)
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To: shield

Shield, thank you for the link and article.


97 posted on 11/29/2011 12:59:21 PM PST by Katarina (Rick Perry the Best man for President ! NEVER Romney! And no thank you to any of the others.)
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To: shield

10-4


98 posted on 11/29/2011 12:59:21 PM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: normy
I just hope I can get the real scoop from an anonymous Freeper on why Joe is a sell out because they have all the real details.

I don't know about being a sellout, but Arpaio helped get Janet Napolitano elected as Governor and from there she was selected to head up the Department of Homeland Security by Obama. Plus Arpaio supported Romney in 2008. His endorsements are nothing to write home about. Hell, without his endorsement, we might never have heard of Janet Napolitano because she barely won.
99 posted on 11/29/2011 1:31:41 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: iowamark

If you’re going to call Rick Perry “Rick Gore,” you have to call Herman Cain “Herman Clinton.” Although that might have more than one meaning - not just that he voted for Clinton in 1992.


100 posted on 11/29/2011 1:56:01 PM PST by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed: Will use. Cut spending, cut spending, cut spending, now,now,now!)
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