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Texas AG Abbott plans 'major announcement' Sunday
Houston Chronicle ^ | 07/11/2013 | Will Weissertt

Posted on 07/13/2013 8:59:43 AM PDT by TexGrill

Edited on 07/13/2013 9:13:27 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will make a "major announcement" Sunday in San Antonio, fueling widespread speculation he's ready to formally kick off a campaign for governor.

Abbott spokesman Matt Hirsch said Thursday that the announcement was coming but refused to divulge exactly what Abbott's plans were. Still, it's no secret Abbott is looking to take up the conservative mantle Gov. Rick Perry will leave behind by not seeking fourth full term in office.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abbottgovernor
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Abbott a social Christian conservative??? Then how come he's ignoring one of the 10 Commandments to announce his campaign for governor on a Sunday? "Thou shalt keep the Sabbath Day holy." Either he didn't learrn his 10 Commandments in Bible Study class or he thinks he's the god of Texas, or maybe both.
1 posted on 07/13/2013 8:59:43 AM PDT by TexGrill
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To: TexGrill

Thou shalt not make announcements on Sundays??


2 posted on 07/13/2013 9:06:53 AM PDT by floridavoter2
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To: TexGrill

From his bio page:

In March 2005, General Abbott personally appeared before the United States Supreme Court, where he successfully defended the constitutionality of the Ten Commandments display that adorns the Texas Capitol grounds.


3 posted on 07/13/2013 9:19:28 AM PDT by stanne
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To: TexGrill

Check your premise. The Sabbath is on Saturday.


4 posted on 07/13/2013 9:20:34 AM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: TexGrill

What announcement?
That He is running?

BTW I heard your Tom Pauken the other day in an interview.
He has it out for Abbott.
Tome is fighting hard before there is even a matchup.

Good Luck.


5 posted on 07/13/2013 9:22:22 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: TexGrill
Then how come he's ignoring one of the 10 Commandments to announce his campaign for governor on a Sunday? "Thou shalt keep the Sabbath Day holy." Either he didn't learrn his 10 Commandments in Bible Study class or he thinks he's the god of Texas, or maybe both.

Oh, please. God also said Judge NOT, lest ye be judged, but that little nugget apparently hasn't slowed you down any!

I, for one, an thrilled Abbott's running and wish him the best....

and I don't care what day he announces it on!

(PSST - God said not to labor on the Sabbath, but if Abbott considers the announcement to be an act of affection for the People of the State of Texas.... it would make it no 'labor' at all!)

6 posted on 07/13/2013 9:25:40 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: TexGrill

It would not shock me if Abbott announced that he will run for AG again.
Boy that would eff up Paukens strategery.


7 posted on 07/13/2013 9:27:12 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: TexGrill

Love the hack campaign staffer outrage posts, those always go over well here


8 posted on 07/13/2013 9:30:38 AM PDT by thestob (Marco Rubio is a liar, and he thinks that you're a fool)
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To: TexGrill; TheOldLady; humblegunner; darkwing104; onyx
Abbott a social Christian conservative??? Then how come he's ignoring one of the 10 Commandments to announce his campaign for governor on a Sunday? "Thou shalt keep the Sabbath Day holy." Either he didn't learrn his 10 Commandments in Bible Study class or he thinks he's the god of Texas, or maybe both.

Hmmm, interesting:

Noob signs up to FR -- gives itself the title TexGrill (m'kay) -- posts "who does he look like?" article about a Texas Republican -- and when confronted about it, purports to be trying to use humor to get the Republican's name out in front of the public -- now Noob posts an article about Texas Governor (another Republican) and suggests he isn't a "real" social Christian Conservative.

Smells like a Democrat operative trolling on FR.

It will be interesting to watch your stay at FR (I'm suspecting that it will be short-lived, but we will see).

9 posted on 07/13/2013 9:36:47 AM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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Then how come he's ignoring one of the 10 Commandments to announce his campaign for governor on a Sunday?

Because the bars are closed until noon and ain't much else going on.

10 posted on 07/13/2013 9:38:40 AM PDT by humblegunner (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: TexGrill

Working on Sunday has gone by the wayside years ago......expect run for governor. And before you flame me I had nothing to do with it... just stating facts. If you go to Wal-Mart on Sunday or buy anything at all you are as guilty as the next!!!!


11 posted on 07/13/2013 9:49:50 AM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: TexGrill

Attorney General Greg Abbott was reelected as the 50th Attorney General of Texas on November 2, 2010. Prior to his election as attorney general, Greg Abbott served as a Justice on the Texas Supreme Court and as a State District Judge in Harris County.

As the state’s chief law enforcement official, Attorney General Abbott has made protecting children and families and values the focus of his administration. Shortly after taking office, Attorney General Abbott established a Cyber Crimes Unit to arrest criminals who use the Internet to prey upon children; a Fugitive Unit to arrest convicted sex offenders who violate their parole; and an expanded Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to crack down on elder abuse and waste of taxpayer dollars. Since taking office, General Abbott has collected more than $24 billion in child support for Texas children.

https://www.oag.state.tx.us/agency/agga_bio.shtml


12 posted on 07/13/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT by PLD
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13 posted on 07/13/2013 10:10:20 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: TexGrill

like many he is more show than do


14 posted on 07/13/2013 10:13:59 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: TexGrill

Greg took time out of his busy schedule recently to give advice to my nephew who just recently graduated from college.

Is wish Greg good luck and I hope he has a successful campaign.


15 posted on 07/13/2013 10:19:59 AM PDT by Dacula
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To: Dacula

Is = I


16 posted on 07/13/2013 10:22:42 AM PDT by Dacula
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To: Dacula

It’s already over but the trolling. Anybody who doesn’t expect a repeat of Cruz vs. Dewhurst is either asleep or knows something about some planned electronic voter fraud that we don’t.


17 posted on 07/13/2013 10:28:10 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: txhurl

I live in Georgia now, but lived in Texas for most of my life.

I am not too familiar with Texas politics anymore. I left before Governor Good Hair came into office.


18 posted on 07/13/2013 10:31:35 AM PDT by Dacula
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To: TexGrill

This has got to be bad news for John Cornyn and our local District 31 Rep and a member of the House Gang of 8, John Carter since Abbott already has a very strong standing with the Tea Party’s of Texas.

I will be working to primary the two Johns (I wonder if they have a support ObamaCare sticker on them?)


19 posted on 07/13/2013 10:32:11 AM PDT by CenTex (November 6, 2012... A day that will live in infamy!!!)
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To: Col Freeper; TexGrill

TexGrill is in China. Make of that what you will.


20 posted on 07/13/2013 11:14:34 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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