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“Well, Why Not Texas? Austin Is A Hub Of Innovation And Technology”
Bio News Texas ^ | May 9,2013 | Bio News Texas

Posted on 05/09/2013 7:02:31 AM PDT by Biggirl

President Obama‘s visit to Texas today is making big headlines, considering that the political and ideological divides could not be more stark between the Lone Star’s leading “red state” status and a President who is widely considered to be well left of center.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: carney; obama; texas
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"Jay Carney On Obama’s Trip To Austin: “Well, Why Not Texas? Austin Is A Hub Of Innovation And Technology”

1 posted on 05/09/2013 7:02:31 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

Austin is well known to be a puddle of blue in a mostly red state. He’ll have many friends there.


2 posted on 05/09/2013 7:03:44 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: Biggirl

Austin is also the hub to Texas liberals. Perfect place for king hussein to visit. Lot’s of progressive “thinkers” there. Rick Perry ought to be out of town hunting for the occasion. Heard there may be some “very large hail” in Texas today too.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 7:06:15 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST mr. president(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: Biggirl

Remember that nobody has a success so great that Obama will not try to claim credit for it.

If friendly UFO aliens landed on Earth and gave mankind technologies far in advance of our own, Obama would claim credit for it.

Of course, if they were hostile aliens who ravaged cities, he would not only blame W. Bush, but invite the aliens to stay and ravage more, “because of their contribution to our diversity.”


4 posted on 05/09/2013 7:07:43 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: SpinnerWebb

The city of Autism. I live north a bit and very rarely venture into Travis County.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 7:11:02 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Biggirl

The Dems are so stupid, they think Austin is part of Texas, when it of course belongs to the People’s Republic of California.


6 posted on 05/09/2013 7:17:06 AM PDT by SecondAmendment (Restoring our Republic at 9.8357x10^8 FPS)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Round Rock?


7 posted on 05/09/2013 7:17:48 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: Biggirl

Austin is a leftard cancer node in the otherwise great state of Texas.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 7:19:02 AM PDT by x1stcav (Illegals? Jihadis? Round 'em up and move 'em out. Rawhide!)
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To: SpinnerWebb

Austin is a Marxists/Democrat/Communists dream, no wonder Zer0 wanted to visit.

He wouldn’t step foot in say Midland or Odessa. They would eat him alive and toss the remains to the vultures.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 7:19:31 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: x1stcav

Well except for the south part of the State which might as well be in Meh-Hee-Co.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 7:19:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SpinnerWebb

North and west a bit more. Western Williamson county.


11 posted on 05/09/2013 7:29:50 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: dfwgator

Austin is a suburb of Madison Wisc.


12 posted on 05/09/2013 7:30:02 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Biggirl

Austin is the San Francisco of the south.


13 posted on 05/09/2013 7:30:35 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Biggirl

I would venture to guess that most state capitols are blue by the virtue of all the guv’ment workers on the dole.


14 posted on 05/09/2013 7:34:24 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Resolute Conservative

..........I can walk out my door, turn right and walk 68’ and cross over the Burnet County/Travis County line. LOL, the air does seem a little fresher 69’ down the street in Burnet County, a conservative bastion.

That said, I have spent 62 of my 65 years here and as big cities go Austin has to be at the top nationwide. I’ve never been in a better place to live (big city) and I have been a lot of places. Bear in mind too that “conservatism”, particularly in the form of the Texas Legislature, has kept the lefties worst tendencies on a leash for decades. So, there are a lot of conservatives in Austin too.


15 posted on 05/09/2013 7:34:26 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: SpinnerWebb

Plus Austin is a college town.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 7:38:25 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: dfwgator

Yeah, looks like a hunnert and sixty-five years later the mexicans pushed the boundary back up to the Nueces.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 7:41:25 AM PDT by x1stcav (Illegals? Jihadis? Round 'em up and move 'em out. Rawhide!)
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To: Biggirl
This is a past photo from Austin:


18 posted on 05/09/2013 7:51:34 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Driving through on the way to get my daughter from UNT this afternoon. Thinking about just going up 281 to avoid the lines of idiot drivers leaving UT and Baylor.


19 posted on 05/09/2013 7:52:44 AM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: ConservativeStatement

Maybe that line in Full Metal Jacket was right, “Only two things come from Texas....steers and queers.”


20 posted on 05/09/2013 7:53:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jagusafr

That and the construction in Temple and Hillboro. I avoid 35 when all possible.


21 posted on 05/09/2013 7:54:56 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: x1stcav
Austin also has some great evangelical churches and many God fearing Christians.....

...and it's in beautiful Hill Country.

22 posted on 05/09/2013 8:13:41 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: SpinnerWebb

DONUTS :) .....mmmmmm


23 posted on 05/09/2013 8:14:32 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Guenevere
I visited Austin about three years ago. There were all kinds of leftist trash posted on poles and trash cans and such. They were against about everything but......

There were counter posts. Especially prominent were lots of Obama Joker pictures. I was surprised at the extremely effective effort


24 posted on 05/09/2013 8:19:45 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Biggirl
From a political perspective, it would make sense for the President to seek to get his fingerprints all over the success of Texas.

The only finger prints that Obozo left in Texas is a history of punishing our industry by excess and vindictive regulation.

And mentioning the University of Texas (in Austin) is repulsive. UT is the most leftist institution in Texas and so far out of step with the state as to defy reason.

25 posted on 05/09/2013 8:29:53 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: SpinnerWebb
“Austin is well known to be a puddle of blue in a mostly red state. He’ll have many friends there.”

Technology companies moved from California and other states and set up shop outside downtown Austin. Sure, Austin city is liberal but it is Texas state conservative laws being friendly to companies that brought them here.

Companies from other states continue to pack up and move here, including the gun companies.

Hussein should keep his butt out of our state. We don't take kindly to his kind - communist, Muslim Islamist bent on destroying the country.

26 posted on 05/09/2013 8:31:00 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Biggirl; El Gato; Eaker; hocndoc; Squantos; SwinneySwitch; MeekOneGOP; weegee; lentulusgracchus; ...

Texas Ping

Obozo’s Trip to Texas.


27 posted on 05/09/2013 8:33:17 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Thanks for the ping!


28 posted on 05/09/2013 8:34:25 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl

You’re welcome.


29 posted on 05/09/2013 8:37:03 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Marcella
I'm hiding inside the house today. It's like any event where there are people I JUST DO NOT WANT TO DEAL WITH. Ignore them long enough, and they go away.

/johnny

30 posted on 05/09/2013 8:40:25 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Marcella

“...Hussein should keep his butt out of our state. We don’t take kindly to his kind - communist, Muslim Islamist bent on destroying the country....”

Amen! He needs to stay to F__K out of Texas. He’s not wanted, not needed, and basically despised by most for his utter destruction of the rest of the country.


31 posted on 05/09/2013 8:40:40 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Biggirl

This is like Bush visiting the Green Zone in Iraq.


32 posted on 05/09/2013 8:41:10 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: Conserev1

“Austin is a suburb of Madison Wisc.”

Freind of mine lives near Madison and calls it “the arctic Berkley”.


33 posted on 05/09/2013 8:42:37 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Soon to be ex-Chicagon can I get on your ping list?


34 posted on 05/09/2013 8:43:19 AM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: erod

Absolutely, Consider it done.


35 posted on 05/09/2013 8:46:34 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Thanks, I wont be able to call myself a Texan when I get down there, but I guess I’ll have to settle for Illinois refugee. ;)


36 posted on 05/09/2013 8:52:59 AM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Biggirl
 photo KeepAustinWeird.png

There's a good reason for this !

37 posted on 05/09/2013 8:54:37 AM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: erod

“Texas is not where you were born, but a State of Heart, Mind and Attitude.” ~TF

That is coming from a native and one of my ancestors was born in TX during The Republic.


38 posted on 05/09/2013 8:56:31 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: SecondAmendment

The leftist city of Austin Texas, the Capital of Texas, is not part of Texas?

Funny stuff!

That’s OK, LA and SF are not part of CA.


39 posted on 05/09/2013 8:56:43 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“I’m hiding inside the house today. It’s like any event where there are people I JUST DO NOT WANT TO DEAL WITH. Ignore them long enough, and they go away.”

That’s probably a good thing as the outside air will be foul today until Hussein leaves.


40 posted on 05/09/2013 9:05:21 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Texas Fossil

;)


41 posted on 05/09/2013 9:05:52 AM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Biggirl

A foul stench is in the air today in Texas.


42 posted on 05/09/2013 9:09:21 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Guenevere

Yeah, I know, but it needs an ideological cleansing.


43 posted on 05/09/2013 9:11:10 AM PDT by x1stcav (Illegals? Jihadis? Round 'em up and move 'em out. Rawhide!)
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To: bgill
"Texas is leading the nation in economic growth and job creation because of principled, conservative leaders who understand the keys to economic success are lower, flatter taxes, limited government and restrained spending,' he added. "Texas has shown the country how it's done, and we hope the President will take some of these lessons back to Washington to bring true economic recovery to our nation."

Texas Senator Ted Cruz

44 posted on 05/09/2013 9:12:19 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Biggirl
Coincidences rarely occur in politics, and one cannot ignore the fact that Obama’s trip to Texas comes just on the heels of Governor Perry’s high-profile biotech prospecting mission to the President’s once-home state of Illinois, as well as the Texas Governor’s trip to the Silicon Valley, both of which were considered to be successful in further advancing the migration of technology companies from struggling blue states into Texas. Wielding the bully pulpit, the President may seek to utilize his trip to Texas as a political gambit of sorts

And it is one that everyone here sees right through. little bammy hopes to rub a little Texas success on his scrawny pathetic azz but all this will do is sharpen the contrast between his communism and the Free Market economics that is Texas.

Some words you won’t hear: Battleground Texas, an effort by several Obama campaign veterans to relocate in the state and begin a project aimed at turning reliably Republican Texas blue. Said Carney: “People sometimes in Washington see everything through an electoral lens are true, but I can guarantee you that is not what this is about.”

Right, sure thing Carney. He would lie about a fork left on a table and call it a spoon if he thought it would help The Master, King Hussein.

They are all worse-than-worthless s**t stains with crumblies on America.

./i

45 posted on 05/09/2013 9:22:01 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: erod

Caution, importing Chicago political values is a felony in TX.

hee hee hee


46 posted on 05/09/2013 9:26:30 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Biggirl

Oh Boy! I bet the Democrat and liberal Obama supporters or buying out all of the KY Jelly and “happy slickums” in town just waiting for the big party and the chance to see one of their own kind.

Obama doesn’t know that the city of Austin is not really part of Texas. It was planted there by San Francisco back in the 70’s........and the rest is history.


47 posted on 05/09/2013 10:01:25 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Texas Fossil
Thanks for the ping. I have just two words for 0...


48 posted on 05/09/2013 10:16:22 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Jane Long

Bump!


49 posted on 05/09/2013 10:30:48 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

lol no worries about that, I hate our politics up here.


50 posted on 05/09/2013 11:40:48 AM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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