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Perry: "Time for a Little Rebellion"
National Review Online ^ | March 7, 2014 | Andrew Johnson

Posted on 03/07/2014 7:37:25 AM PST by Biggirl

Touting the contrast between red states and blue states, Rick Perry kicked off the second day of CPAC by spiritedly urging his audience to help bring back those successful conservative policies that have been absent in Washington for the last several years. “It’s time for a little rebellion on the battlefield of ideas,” the Texas governor said, paraphrasing Thomas Jefferson.

“We don’t have to accept recent history — we just need to change the presidency,” Perry continued. “We must elect the right kind of leaders to represent us to Washington.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cpac; perry; texas
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1 posted on 03/07/2014 7:37:26 AM PST by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

He’d better accept that those he accused of having no hearts are the ones with hearts to begin with.


2 posted on 03/07/2014 7:39:42 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Luckily for the GOP, Greg Abbott is the gubernatorial nominee and not Perry again.


3 posted on 03/07/2014 7:44:33 AM PST by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Biggirl

His speech was great.
C-SPAN doesn’t have it posted in its library yet.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 7:44:36 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: F15Eagle

At least Senator Ted Cruz spoke yesterday. Great future ahead of him.


6 posted on 03/07/2014 7:48:43 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: onyx

Agreed. Great speech.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 7:57:04 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Biggirl

What is wrong with the youth today?

Their are like cows content with crumbs.

They are the ones who should be screaming about NSA and Big Brother. They are the ones whose futures are trashed and condemned to whatever the United States Socialist Government ALLOWS them to do.

I’m shocked that the young are so brainwashed with sex, media and propaganda they don’t think.


8 posted on 03/07/2014 8:02:58 AM PST by OpusatFR
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To: Olog-hai

“I probably choose a poor word to explain that. For people who don’t want their state to be giving tuition to illegal aliens, illegal immigrants in this country, that’s their call, and I respect that,” Perry said in an interview with Newsmax. “I was probably a bit over-passionate by using that word, and it was inappropriate.”

“It is a state’s sovereign right to decide that issue for themselves. In Texas in 2001, we had 181 members of the legislature. Only four voted against this piece of legislation because it wasn’t about immigration. It was about education,” Perry said. “The bigger issue is that the federal government has failed in its constitutional duty to secure our borders.”


9 posted on 03/07/2014 8:03:06 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: OpusatFR

.....Um...........until they get out into the real world, then they begin to smell the coffee and wake up.


10 posted on 03/07/2014 8:04:51 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

I sure hope he considers a run and if he’s in ... he needs to get in early and fight hard.


11 posted on 03/07/2014 8:05:02 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

You got it.


12 posted on 03/07/2014 8:05:29 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

I like Perry and I think he would make a terrific President.


13 posted on 03/07/2014 8:05:44 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: Biggirl

Can’t wait for the elections. Great speeches are empty without action and the GOP must act now with what little they have. The House does hold the power of the purse. And can impeach. Only the House can impeach even if the Senate will not support it.


14 posted on 03/07/2014 8:06:05 AM PST by Logical me
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To: Biggirl

“We must elect the right kind of leaders to represent us to Washington.”

Wrong concept. We need to disempower “Washington”. We need to make it nearly irrelevant to our lives.


15 posted on 03/07/2014 8:06:34 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: F15Eagle

For the record, Perry is against amnesty.


16 posted on 03/07/2014 8:06:50 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: MrB

“I’ll work to try to make DC as inconsequential in your life as I can.” ~ Rick Perry, 2011


17 posted on 03/07/2014 8:10:06 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Interesting way to redact, if redaction it is. The context back then was him as candidate for POTUS.


18 posted on 03/07/2014 8:10:38 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: OpusatFR

Gotta brag for a second:

My daughter turned 18 in January. She voted for the first time in the Texas March 4 primary. She also caucused and was elected a delegate.


19 posted on 03/07/2014 8:12:23 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Olog-hai

http://abcnews.go.com/m/blogEntry?id=14626679

No redaction. Apologies for not including the source.


22 posted on 03/07/2014 8:16:04 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: F15Eagle

That’s news to me! And it bothers me ... like a lot.


23 posted on 03/07/2014 8:18:06 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Thanks. This quote I am not fond of:
“Nobody has dealt with this issues more than I have,” he said. “Texas governor, a border governor, you have to deal with these issues. You can’t just talk about it and say, ‘Oh, let’s build a wall from Brownsville to El Paso and that will take care of it.’ We have to live with reality.” …
When one is a leader of men, one has the power and obligation for the sake of the rule of law to shape reality to that end, not succumb to it (i.e. acquiesce to a lawless end).
25 posted on 03/07/2014 8:24:02 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: onyx

Breitbart has the video:

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2014/03/07/Rick-Perry-Rocks-The-House-At-CPAC-The-Bill-Is-Due-On-Obama-Bad-Economy-And-Foreign-Policy


26 posted on 03/07/2014 8:24:28 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: buffaloguy

I remarked to a friend of mine the other day that upon reflection its too bad we did’nt elect Perry President in 2012. He wuold have been good.

But I think 2016 is the time of Ted Cruz.


27 posted on 03/07/2014 8:28:10 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

There ya go, chief!


28 posted on 03/07/2014 8:30:16 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: F15Eagle

Okay, I read it. Nowhere in there did Perry support the DREAM Act. ln fact, he said we can’t reform immigration until we secure the border.

Now, I can see why you might interpret his comment about not deporting 12 million people as being open to some form of amnesty. However, when I look at it in context, my take-away is that he sees the process of moving 12 million people out of the county as a logistical and financial nightmare. He suggests we come up with a solution that addresses that “reality” without disenfranchising legal immigrants.

Whether or not that’s possible is another debate, but his larger point was that we must close the border first. Then we can have that debate. FWIW, Bobby Jindal and Rand Paul have voiced similar sentiments.


29 posted on 03/07/2014 8:35:08 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s absolutely fair to ask Perry what he did to further that goal in Texas. Ask loudly, ask often.


30 posted on 03/07/2014 8:37:56 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Agreed.


31 posted on 03/07/2014 8:38:33 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Well did not as Gov. Perry mad TX more attractive for businesses? If my memory is correct, TX is in the top of the line or very close in consideration to being business friendly.


33 posted on 03/07/2014 8:40:44 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Yes, Cruz is Presidential material.


34 posted on 03/07/2014 8:41:53 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: F15Eagle; BuckeyeTexan
“I think the idea that we are going to deport 12 million people — that is not reality.”

This is the amnesty dog whistle.

If Perry's against amnesty then he and I have very different notions of what "amnesty" means. I like Perry in a lot of ways and I think he'd be infinitely better than what we have now or any of the RINO offerings being pushed at us for 2016 but he's got to get right on this issue or I simply can't support him. The policy should be:

  1. secure the border in a transparently verifiable way;
  2. end the anchor-baby interpretation of the 14th Amendment;
  3. enforce eVerify without exception and with severe penalties;
  4. no government benefits beyond critical emergency care (and that ought to be billed back to the home government); and
  5. NO "Path to Citizenship" - ever - for anyone who has entered the US illegally.
Any policy that does not accomplish these five things is unacceptable. It is de facto amnesty. And it will inevitably encourage millions more illegal entries.
35 posted on 03/07/2014 8:42:53 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Biggirl
I agree, and Rick Perry AIN'T the right kind !
I'm against Rick Perry.
I want a REAL CONSERVATIVE, not a pretender like Rick Perry.
37 posted on 03/07/2014 8:47:04 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Biggirl
Touting the contrast between red states and blue states, Rick Perry kicked off the second day of CPAC by spiritedly urging his audience to help bring back those successful conservative policies that have been absent in Washington for the last several years.

Hey Gov. Perry, better start with yourself.

Come out unequivocally for no Comprehensive Immigration Reform, no Amnesty.

Until then, your words ring hollow!
38 posted on 03/07/2014 8:51:28 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Yosemitest
I want a REAL CONSERVATIVE, not a pretender like Rick Perry.

And, I want someone that at least can be considered conservative (which Perry can be) instead of the obese RINO Chris Christie or Jeb Bush.

Attacking the Perrys of the world the last time gave us Mitt Romney.

39 posted on 03/07/2014 8:52:30 AM PST by Kazan
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Rick Perry will NEVER BE CONSIDERED!
Ted Cruz is the way to go.
Rick Perry will sell us out in a heartbeat, and sha-zam ILLEGALS are suddenly citizens.
Rick Perry, he will NEVER get my vote, and as a matter of fact, I will vote AGAINST him, no matter who it is.

NEVER, oh and did I tell you, NEVER!
40 posted on 03/07/2014 8:57:07 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: MrB
Wrong concept. We need to disempower “Washington”. We need to make it nearly irrelevant to our lives.

If you don't think we need "the right kind of leaders in Washington" in order to disempower Washington, you are sadly mistaken.

42 posted on 03/07/2014 8:58:46 AM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Paine in the Neck; F15Eagle

Agreed on the policy statements. 100%

Respectfully disagree on “dog whistle.” I don’t see deporting 12 million as any more feasible, logistically speaking, than building and maintaining a border fence. Is it a great idea? Hell, yeah, in theory.

How do we do it? You listed a couple of ways to attack it, but it would take decades to deport all 12 million and by then we’d have 24 million. Do we have the State National Guards go door-to-door to round them all up? Where do we put them while we’re deporting them? FEMA internment camps? How do we, logistically, get from point A to point B?

Granting them citizenship or any form of legality is not the answer, but what is the answer besides rhetoric and theory?


43 posted on 03/07/2014 9:06:47 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
It's simple.
Like any other country on Earth would do, when aliens overrun their border, you shoot, and tell them "Leave or die !''
44 posted on 03/07/2014 9:12:19 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

Which countries are shooting illegals who are already within county?


45 posted on 03/07/2014 9:23:00 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Mexico, North Korea, Russia, Cuba, ... need I go on?


46 posted on 03/07/2014 9:24:19 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

All champions of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We should follow their models. /s


47 posted on 03/07/2014 9:29:40 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
You defend your country against an invasion, ~ or you don't.
Your enemy set the rules!
Get tough and get serious!
49 posted on 03/07/2014 9:33:27 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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