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Texas Governor Perry Won't Seek Re-election in 2014
Fox News ^ | July 8, 2013 | Fox News

Posted on 07/08/2013 4:32:29 PM PDT by LUV W

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I hope he supports Gregg Abbott to fill the post. That's who I support!
1 posted on 07/08/2013 4:32:29 PM PDT by LUV W
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To: Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; smokingfrog; ...

Texas *ping*


2 posted on 07/08/2013 4:33:58 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Great! Time for new blood!

Time for Greg Abbot!!


3 posted on 07/08/2013 4:37:12 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: LUV W

Here is an earlier thread. I should have pinged my TX list, but never found a source link.


Gov Perry will not seek re-election
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3040381/posts


4 posted on 07/08/2013 4:38:03 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: LUV W

I also support Abbott and believe he’ll be our next governor.


5 posted on 07/08/2013 4:38:48 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: LUV W

I just hope he retires in Texas and doesn’t get some idea that he wants to run for President again......I would not mind but he loves those illegal aliens too much and that is the last thing we need....another compassionate conservative.


6 posted on 07/08/2013 4:38:50 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: LUV W
Is Abbott the best the Republican Party in Texas has to offer? http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2300791/posts
7 posted on 07/08/2013 4:40:19 PM PDT by South40
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To: napscoordinator
I would not mind but he loves those illegal aliens too much

Another La Raza Rick?

8 posted on 07/08/2013 4:41:11 PM PDT by South40
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To: Arrowhead1952

Oh, sorry, Arrow! I looked on the forum page and didn’t see one so I thought I’d put one up!


9 posted on 07/08/2013 4:41:12 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: All
Rick Perry Sets His Course

Another article written by The Weekly Standard
10 posted on 07/08/2013 4:42:46 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

I’m glad Gov Perry made this decision now. He wouldn’t be Governor if Kinky Friedman hadn’t siphoned off 12% of Texas voters from the dems. Thank you Kinky!

p.s. saw Kinky in the grocery store Friday. We shook hands and exchanged the usual pleasantries. He lays his cigar in one of the potted plants just outside the door and picks it back up on his way out. The man is a walking caricature and my favorite Jewish cowboy.


11 posted on 07/08/2013 4:45:34 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: penelopesire

Indeed it is! :)


12 posted on 07/08/2013 4:45:56 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Liberty Valance

He is a character, and I’m soooo glad he didn’t get elected governor. LOL!


13 posted on 07/08/2013 4:47:37 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Liberty Valance

Pretty good cigars!!


14 posted on 07/08/2013 4:50:22 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Sic semper evello mortem Tyrannis)
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To: penelopesire
We need some real conservatives in the Lt. Governor's and house speaker's offices even more -- but yes, we need Abbott for Governor.
15 posted on 07/08/2013 4:51:37 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: South40; napscoordinator
I would not mind but he loves those illegal aliens too much

Another La Raza Rick?

No, he's just got this list of about 280 "special friends" who each donate huge bucks to his campaign funds, and he listens to them almost exclusively.

And they all want dirt-cheap wages and lots of Mexicans and Guatetecs flooding across the border so they can hire cheap with no bennies, no insurance, -- hell, no Social Security, cash only, totally off-the-books. Yeah, a free-market economy is a wonderful thing, if you can hire 100% illegals who can never say "no" or "I'd like a raise".

16 posted on 07/08/2013 4:56:04 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: LUV W

No problem. I never found the source on the other thread. I heard his announcement on the radio coming back from the store and headed for FR.


17 posted on 07/08/2013 4:57:02 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: LUV W

Fantastic. Here’s hoping we don’t put a bigger RINO in there to replace him.


18 posted on 07/08/2013 5:02:58 PM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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To: TheZMan

Perry has made his move and I hope he retires to something and stays clear away from politics.

Over 90 percent of the Republicans we elect are not real conservatives and regardless of what his promoters say, Rick Perry does not qualify as one of those few authentic ones.


19 posted on 07/08/2013 5:06:54 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: Nextrush

Perry certainly isn’t conservative perfect but better than some we’ve had (Ma Richards)... but his stance on in-state tuition for illegals lost it for me!! I don’t know Abbott’s stand on that yet, but if he supports it I can’t support him either.... in general he is a law and order kind of guy. Will be interesting to see his position. Hope my state senator decides her time is right to run for governor now that she had her 11 hours of fame with her filibuster shenanigans. Let Wendy (kill those kids) Davis give up her Senate seat and get trounced at the polls by Abbott -—


20 posted on 07/08/2013 5:11:39 PM PDT by Froggie
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To: LUV W
I hope he supports Gregg Abbott to fill the post. That's who I support!

dittos

21 posted on 07/08/2013 5:16:07 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Froggie

I’ve been reading some posts lately from Texas and it seems many in the political system and business system are comfortable with the presence of cheap illegal labor in the state.

So its no wonder Perry would support in state tuition.

My state senator here in PA introduced a bill recently to do the same thing.

I suspect its because there are a lot of agricultural businesses in his district that may use labor from outside the country.


22 posted on 07/08/2013 5:18:13 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: LUV W

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHC7fBQcZs0


23 posted on 07/08/2013 5:22:02 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Thanks for posting that! :)


24 posted on 07/08/2013 5:34:11 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Liberty Valance

Awesome !!


25 posted on 07/08/2013 5:43:09 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: LUV W

I would love to have Abbott for Governor. But if that happens, we have lost one of the best AG’s in the U.S. Because of our political system, the AG does actually have more authority than the Governor.

Just doesn’t seem to me that there is anyone waiting in the wings to take Abbott’s place.


26 posted on 07/08/2013 6:24:25 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Liberty Valance
Heck, I voted for Kinky. Have you ever seen the man with his dogs? Dogs tell you a lot about the man.

/johnny

27 posted on 07/08/2013 6:29:42 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Grams A; waterhill; ixtl
I would love to have Abbott for Governor. But if that happens, we have lost one of the best AG’s in the U.S. Because of our political system, the AG does actually have more authority than the Governor.

This. /\ /\ /\ /\

Um.......how about Ted.......Ted Cruz........or Nugent.....

LOL!

28 posted on 07/08/2013 6:49:46 PM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Have you ever seen the man with his dogs?

Many times. He tried to get me to adopt one he had with him at a book signing a few years back. Already had too many at the house at the time. ;o)

29 posted on 07/08/2013 7:07:37 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: LUV W

Thanks for the ping!


30 posted on 07/08/2013 8:01:13 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: TheZMan
I just hope Ted Cruz doesn't eye the governorship of the Great State of Texas. Senator Cruz may not be my official Imperial Senator, (I'm in Florida and I'm stuck with Space Cadet Bill Nelson and Benedict Rubio. Also the crazy Hat Lady Frederica Wilson is my CONgress critter. Please pray for me.) and he's the only one I send my gripes to anymore. It's pretty apparent that the people who are supposed to be sucking up to me for my vote could care less whether I live or die. :)
31 posted on 07/08/2013 8:56:15 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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>> Perry Won't Seek Re-election in 2014 <<

Finally!

32 posted on 07/09/2013 1:09:52 AM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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Good riddance, Governor Jefferson D’Arcy.

Lots of fawning over AG Greg Abbott. Thoughts?


33 posted on 07/09/2013 3:23:03 AM PDT by Impy (Bring back the spoils system.)
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To: LUV W

I support Gregg Abbott too.


34 posted on 07/09/2013 3:48:13 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Envisioning

Nugent would be great.


35 posted on 07/09/2013 3:50:06 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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I think he’ll continue to keep Texas at the top of the mark
where business and entrepreneurial opportunities and lower
taxes are concerned!

Best of everything to Governor Rick Perry! He has kept us
free and at work in our great state...no matter what the
nay-sayers moan about!


36 posted on 07/09/2013 6:48:22 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, John, JJ, CMS, Chris, & all of you!)
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Ditto.

Abbott is actually much MORE conservative than Perry.


37 posted on 07/09/2013 6:49:53 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Liberty Valance

I avoid Kinky when I see him.


38 posted on 07/09/2013 7:33:02 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: lentulusgracchus

The thing people don’t get about immigration is that technically the people coming here from Mexico are not the same Mexicans of the ruling class. Most that come here are indians more than they are Mexicans. The Mexicans (the Castillians and German descendants that run Mexico) want to get rid of them as bad as we do. That is why they whine when we talk about strengthening the border.


39 posted on 07/09/2013 7:37:00 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Impy; All

When I think of “His Rickness” I think of Burt Reynolds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zfwpuK5Lh0

Art imitating life or vice versa?!?!

President Perry will be a breathe of fresh air...like a fart downwind from a smelting plant.


40 posted on 07/09/2013 8:50:58 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Time to musk up.)
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“Lots of fawning over AG Greg Abbott. Thoughts?”

I called him for VP on a ticket with Paul Ryan 5 years ago.


41 posted on 07/09/2013 8:56:53 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Time to musk up.)
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To: Liberty Valance
"The man is a walking caricature and my favorite Jewish cowboy."

:-)

I met him too at a political meeting in Austin where he spoke. He's a down-home Texas cowboy with a folksy intellectual streak who isn't PC and makes no apologies. Jewish or not, that's pure independent Texan attitude.

From IMDB:

Lead singer/songwriter of "The Texas Jewboys."

Named "Male Chauvinist Pig of the Year (1974) by NOW for his song, "Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in the Bed."


42 posted on 07/09/2013 1:20:27 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: Envisioning; freekitty
Nugent would get my vote.

I'd rather see Cruz stay in the Senate for a while - perhaps the best, if not the only voice of reason (A.K.A. wacko bird).

43 posted on 07/09/2013 1:32:53 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: LUV W

Will he become a lobbyist for La Raza?


44 posted on 07/09/2013 2:30:32 PM PDT by RB156
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To: Envisioning

I’d like to see Cruz in the WH. He seems to be a viable candidate to start cleaning out the mess in DC. I’ll have to research Abbot, but Nugent as Gov could be a good choice too.


45 posted on 07/09/2013 2:57:17 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: Envisioning

Um.......how about Ted...”

Too bad we can’t clone Cruz. But I think he needs to stay in D.C. Whole lot more people there to tee off. Too bad he doesn’t have much help. Nuge for Governor? Why not.


46 posted on 07/09/2013 3:27:37 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

Governor Goodhair is leaving. I do know that Abbot has to use a wheelchair thanks to a tree branch falling on him while he was jogging. I don’t know much else, other than that he was once on the state Supreme Court.


47 posted on 07/09/2013 3:40:37 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of tolerance, life,and peace, and if you don't agree, they'll murder you)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks LUV W.

43% Net Job Growth Under Obama is in Rick Perry’s Texas!
JP Updates | July 8,2013
Posted on 07/09/2013 8:39:14 AM PDT by Hojczyk
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3040765/posts


48 posted on 07/09/2013 4:18:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Nextrush

It makes no sense to make taxpayers fund illegals’ education so they can work in agriculture. They won’t be picking fruit with a college degree.


49 posted on 07/09/2013 7:23:42 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: LUV W

There are three reasons Perry isn’t going to run again.

1) He’s considering another run for the White House.

2) He’s had his fill of Austin.

3) Ooops. I can’t remember the third reason.

Sorry.

Hank


50 posted on 07/09/2013 10:57:07 PM PDT by County Agent Hank Kimball
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