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Jindal Corrects Perry on Candidate's Own Tax Plan
politics.blogs.foxnews.com ^ | 12/21/2011 | Nick Kalman

Posted on 12/21/2011 12:47:43 PM PST by TBBT

Rick Perry reached out for a little help from one of his biggest supporters Tuesday, with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joining him on the campaign trail.

While answering a question during a town hall meeting in Maquoketa, Iowa, Perry forgot about the about the standard deduction he built into his own flat tax plan, saying it would be gone.

Jindal quickly chimed in to correct him. "You actually keep the standard deduction in your flat tax," said the popular Bayou State Republican.

"Oh that's right, as a matter of fact we raise it to $12,500, uh, per family I think," Perry replied. "Thank you for correcting me on that governor... not that I ever make a mistake."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jindal; perry; perry2012

1 posted on 12/21/2011 12:47:48 PM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

I love Perry stands on issues and I am as absent minded as anyone (but then again, I am not going to run for president).

Perry is just not ready for prime time.


2 posted on 12/21/2011 12:53:14 PM PST by NeilGus
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To: TBBT

You are playing the gotcha game, just like the msm wants you too. Rick Perry has a strong record, and he doesn’t have elastic morals. He’s the same person yesterday, today, and tomorrow. The msm cannot stand it, so they play the gotcha game.


3 posted on 12/21/2011 12:54:41 PM PST by Essie
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To: TBBT

“Oh that’s right, as a matter of fact we raise it to $12,500, uh, per family I think,”

You have to respect a man that speaks with strong confidence and conviction and can understand the tax policies that he developed on his very own.


4 posted on 12/21/2011 1:01:35 PM PST by trumandogz (If Rick Perry cannot secure his own Internet domain name, how could he be trusted to secure America?)
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To: TBBT

Coming from the Romney News Network it would be nice to see a video rather than relying on Nick Kalman’s crack reporting.


5 posted on 12/21/2011 1:02:22 PM PST by bereanway
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To: Essie
You are right, Essie. There was a post earlier today about Perry being in Cherokee, Iowa, in a diner full of the MSM. I did a search on Yahoo--nothing.

I posted they only report when Perry fumbles. Well, here it is! We know who is being shoved down the public's throats. Ironically, Ron Paul is leading the polls. I guess the public is not taking the bait. Maybe people will wise up and give Perry another look.

6 posted on 12/21/2011 1:04:01 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: TBBT

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2823338/posts


7 posted on 12/21/2011 1:05:08 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: NeilGus

The MSM is hanging on every word Perry says while speaking to groups all day long — waiting for the missed word or mistake.

The meme is he “messes up” so they want to keep it rolling in the news.

I would bet every candidate makes a verbal mistake each and every day but the MSM doesn’t want to dilute the “Qualying” of Perry.


8 posted on 12/21/2011 1:07:12 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: TBBT

This link is on FR from the Iowa Republican. Much better than the one you have. It mentions Jindal’s correction. More importantly, it isn’t lame stream media.


9 posted on 12/21/2011 1:07:55 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They should be so vigilant about the current administration.


10 posted on 12/21/2011 1:09:55 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: TBBT

Perry would be my top choice if only he had about 20 more IQ points.


11 posted on 12/21/2011 1:14:04 PM PST by libertarian neocon
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To: TBBT

How many people do they have following Perry around. Sure seems like there’s enough to catch every syllable spoken. It’s getting old with Perry, Newt, and others. Why doesn’t someone actually report on Obama and what he says. That would be new and different.


12 posted on 12/21/2011 1:14:04 PM PST by Kenny
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To: TBBT; NeilGus; Essie; trumandogz; bereanway; World'sGoneInsane; Cincinatus' Wife

Are these the same people who told me Ronald Reagan was a dumb Governor?


13 posted on 12/21/2011 1:14:12 PM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: libertarian neocon

Guess you like that rocket scientist in the WH now?


14 posted on 12/21/2011 1:15:29 PM PST by Kenny
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To: NeilGus
You know what? From what I'm learning about the economy in TX and the job creation there, I'll take him, warts and all. I hope he can do for the US what he's done for TX. The numbers are staggering.

Go, Rick Perry!!

15 posted on 12/21/2011 1:16:20 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“I would bet every candidate makes a verbal mistake each and every day but the MSM doesn’t want to dilute the “Qualying” of Perry.”

You are exactly right, but it gets even worse. During the debate, it was not Rick Perry who said that people who thought that tax payers should not fund the college education of illegal aliens were heartless, but it was really Newt Gingrich.

And when the MSM led us to believe that it was Rick Perry who could not name the federal departments that he would abolish, it was actually Herman Cain who could not name that Department of Energy!

The MSM, the pollsters and the Bilderbergs are simply working to destroy Rick Perry!


16 posted on 12/21/2011 1:16:26 PM PST by trumandogz (If Rick Perry cannot secure his own Internet domain name, how could he be trusted to secure America?)
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To: trumandogz

Give it a rest.


17 posted on 12/21/2011 1:17:16 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: libertarian neocon

He only has the best record of any governor in the country. I’ll take him.


18 posted on 12/21/2011 1:18:09 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Essie

He’s a seminar poster who doesn’t appear to do anything more than post pro Newt or anti anyone else postings.


19 posted on 12/21/2011 1:29:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Perry went from 8% last week to 6.4% today. (RCP average)

Looks like the Romney attack ads taking down Newt didn’t help Perry one tiny bit. The man has zero credibility.


20 posted on 12/21/2011 1:32:12 PM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

My first rule is: anyone but O (ie has to be able to WIN).
Second rule: ethically sound
Third: strong conservative positions

Perry meets two and three but I am afraid that he could not achieve rule 1. I would rather win with a flawed candidate than lose with a solid one.


21 posted on 12/21/2011 1:34:16 PM PST by NeilGus
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To: trumandogz
If Rick Perry cannot secure his own Internet domain name, how could he be trusted to secure America?

RickPerry.org works just fine for me.

22 posted on 12/21/2011 1:36:10 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: TBBT

23 posted on 12/21/2011 1:36:32 PM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: NeilGus

Sorry, Perry has never lost an election and he’s been governor of TX for 10 years. How many others even have that kind of record of winning. I’ll take him.


24 posted on 12/21/2011 1:37:07 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

“Perry went from 8% last week to 6.4% today.”

And that was only the respondents in Paint Creek, Texas.


25 posted on 12/21/2011 1:37:33 PM PST by trumandogz (If Rick Perry cannot secure his own Internet domain name, how could he be trusted to secure America?)
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To: TBBT

Which is worse? Perry’s verbal flub of his very solid tax plan or This from Newt: ‘Inadvertently’ Names Porn Company ‘Entrepreneur of The Year’ For Stimulating The Economy

Think Progress has the goods on that, including a pdf copy of the award letter.


26 posted on 12/21/2011 1:44:53 PM PST by CajunConservative ( Leadership. It is defined by action, not position.)
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To: GOPyouth
RickPerry.com
27 posted on 12/21/2011 1:45:20 PM PST by trumandogz (If Rick Perry cannot secure his own Internet domain name, how could he be trusted to secure America?)
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To: Kenny

“Guess you like that rocket scientist in the WH now?”

Mr 57 states? Nope. His intellect is overrated as he has no understanding of history or economics.

I just got tired of the latest joker from Texas and having to defend all his gaffes for 8 years. And Perry, he makes W look like Dick Cheney.


28 posted on 12/21/2011 1:56:03 PM PST by libertarian neocon
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

“He only has the best record of any governor in the country. I’ll take him.”

I dont know about best but he is pretty good. And I do like him and would support him wholeheartedly if he is nominated (also Id support him against Romney every day of the week and twice on sunday).

I think it is important for our movement to have a front man who can actually reason with people and convince them that we are in the right. Perry is a serial flubber.


29 posted on 12/21/2011 1:59:06 PM PST by libertarian neocon
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

Look again.


30 posted on 12/21/2011 1:59:45 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: trumandogz
You said he didn't secure a domain name. I showed you that he did. You evidently have issues with him using RickPerry.org rather than RickPerry.com. I can't help you there.

I have a feeling that if he would have secured RickPerry.com rather than RickPerry.org, you would be saying the same thing.

31 posted on 12/21/2011 2:18:27 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: libertarian neocon

I have come to the conclusion, he has by far the most consistent record of the bunch. No one else even comes close.


32 posted on 12/21/2011 2:21:22 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Perry hasn't said anything dumber than Obama or Biden!

I was reminded recently that the MSM always has a dummie and an evil with GOP candidates and named them all the way back to Nixon.

It's true! Perry has already been deemed the "dummie" so if he should become the candidate, his VP would be "evil."

33 posted on 12/21/2011 2:33:23 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: trumandogz
LOL...MAYBE YOU SHOULD CLICK ON THE LINK.

It is all Perry now. Very nice commercial with his beautiful wife.

34 posted on 12/21/2011 3:13:56 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: sam_paine
Are these the same people who told me Ronald Reagan was a dumb Governor?

Yes, the liberal media told you more about his acting. Don't you remember they kept calling Reagan the "former actor" and star of "Bedtime for Bonzo."

LOL...he drove them wild. God, how I miss that man.

35 posted on 12/21/2011 3:23:45 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: World'sGoneInsane
LOL...he drove them wild. God, how I miss that man.

I don't remember it so fondly! I remember gritting my teeth as they attacked him the way the left attacked Bush. It was painful!

There was no consensus about his greatness as there is now. They portrayed 1984 as a fluke.

36 posted on 12/22/2011 7:41:40 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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