Skip to comments.Rick Perry Defends Jeb Bush’s Controversial Statement About Illegal Immigration
Posted on 04/25/2014 10:26:19 PM PDT by South40
Gov. Rick Perry (RTexas) weighed in on former Florida Gov. Jeb Bushs contentious comments about illegal immigration, expressing sympathy for those who broke laws to take care of their family.
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How about the ones who break and enter into the US to steal cars, deal drugs, or gang bang. Are they committing acts of love too?
One by one they take themselves out of the running.
How about those who are coming here ILLEGALLY to provide for their families but are stealing American jobs and depressing American wages. Does Governor Mumbles have sympathy for those also? Of course he does.
With taxpayer money & stolen id’s & payment in cash so they won’t pay federal taxes.
(On the subject of bilingual education)
“If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for me!”
Miriam “Ma” Ferguson, Texas Governor, 1925
Governor Mumbles torpedoes his chances even further.
I wouldn’t agree that Perry was ever in it. His faithful pro-ILLEGAL followers aside, not many conservatives and/or Republicans have forgotten his siding with the ILLEGAL swarms and characterizing those who dare disagree as heartless.
I’m still waiting for one of these politician clowns to tell Americans exactly why we need “immigration reform”. What’s the rush? Why do Americans need “immigration reform” immediately? Americans have it at the bottom of their list while the buffoons in the District of Corruption have it pegged out as their Numbah One.
What is your buggabbo with Perry?
If you find out let me know.
Mexicans are well fed.
For every illegal that is feeding his family, there are 100 out their that weigh 250lbs and want a plasma TV and creature comforts not found at home.
What is it with your support of a liberal buffoon like Perry to the point where you will even lie for him? You do remember lying when you said he signed the Ghardasil mandate because he had no choice, don't you? The fact is, it was an executive order that was all his doing.
Happy now? Can we focus our comments on Perry and not each other?
Rick Perry is a good decent man unlike half the asshats on this forum
It's no secret. Governor Mumbles is pro-ILLEGAL alien buffoon who should get nowhere near the WH.
It'll be interesting in the Gov race - Greg Abbot...?
If you find it that bad here, why stay? I understand there is another forum where your fellow Perrybots have migrated. With your defense of everything Perry, you would fit right in.
Perry is the pillar of states rights.
Would like to see Abbott elected.
Next time you focus your comments on another poster and not the subject at hand remember this thread.
How many purges do we need?
I am here for the duration.
Why are you going out of your way to attack good men??
I’m not asking for a purge. I’m suggesting to someone that calls other FReepers, “asshats” that he go somewhere more to his liking. Really though, if you feel that way about those of us who do not share your love for your pro-ILLEGAL alien governor, why stay? So you can call us names? That’s an incredibly weak defense of your boy.
Suffice it to say that “we” never said it was OK to come here illegally, and there have been deportations (although not nearly enough) for as long as I can remember. Regardless, illegal aliens KNEW it was against the law whether or not some Americans welcomed them. Go ask anyone of them if the don’t know it’s illegal to overstay a visa or enter the country without one. They KNOW it’s wrong, but they’re doing it because they can get away with it, much like ID theft, payments under the table, and a slew of other lawbreaking activities. They KNOW, and I don’t care if it’s to make a better life for themselves and their families, because if that’s the criteria, we better just throw open the borders to the entire world!
I agree, all ILLEGAL aliens know they have broken our laws. And we should condemn both openly and stridently, all who defend that.
I should add that IF we literally throw open the borders to the world and everyone who wants to come here to make a better life for their families, America will simply cease to exist and the very things—the stability, the wealth, the freedom, etc—that make it so desirable to illegal immigrants will disappear, too.
Just like LaRaza Ricardo Perrynista does not seem to mind the criminal illegal aliens invading our country from Mexico neither do his little toadies. Most of ‘em don’t care about LaRaza Rickeeee’s NWO crap either. Yep, Ricardo sure has fooled quite a few huh?
well, a lot of us can feel compassion for guys who try to help their families.
that’s not the point.
the point is, we are in a jobs depression with at least 2 more years of it to go..........and now is not a good time for twenty million more immigrants to be admitted into USA!
Let us get a new administration that stops destroying the economy. Then, jobs will gradually recover. After Americans can get work, we can try to help the Mexicans. Meanwhile, they do have a country and it is a very nice place in many ways, and most of them should really be there — not coming in here illegally looking to “help their families” by taking jobs American citizens really do need right now.
I will not vote for, or contribute to, Mr. Bush, I will not vote for anybody else that advocates amnesty at this difficult time.
I do not expect everyone to agree with me on this, but almost all the Mexicans I’ve met here are good people who would make good additions to USA. But yes, when they enter illegally, we also get some criminal element types.... and especially worrisome are all the anti-American Islamics who are sneaking in to America.
We need to control our damned borders. Kick out the enemy agents who have snuck in. Get the economy back on a positive track with jobs for American citizens. When we get our house in order, we can invite some more Mexicans to join us. We can’t afford to open the doors just now. We need to repair what’s being broken in our own house before we can invite more company to move in with us.
Yeah and what’s with the new designer eyewear Rick? Goin’ for that fashionista / intelligensia wing of the Tea Party?
we can still admit and help real emergency refugee type people, yes. we are human beings, after all, we can act human.
but we cannot afford to give amnesty to millions and millions of illegals. they are mostly Mexicans who have a nice big country to live in at home. we can let those few stay who really need to be here for compassionate reasons...and send the remaining 95% home. Until we get our own country fixed. Until we get an administration that stops destroying our economy and jobs. When we have jobs again for Americans, we can start letting more Mexicans come in Legally (vetting out the small but dangerous criminal element, and after we kick the Islamic enemy agents who’ve snuck in here these past 6 years, OUT!)
We need to clean our own house before we can invite more guests to move in with us. It is just that simple.
Aping Sarah Palin? LOL
Damn, another one?
I like Perry. If I could, I would’ve voted for him last time in the presidential. He’d make a great POTUS imo.
One by one, our side continues to take them out of the running.
Bush/Perry 2016: Hi, We’re From The Government And We’re Here To Commit An Act Of Love On You.
Rick Perry is the pillar of speech making about states rights.....
These are PURELY political statements by candidates WE ALL have to remember the communist MSM we are under!!! Perry has been a GREAT
governor WE need to VOTE on proven leadership NOT WORDS said to a
public the communist MSM is ready to POUNCE on!!! Have WE ALL not learned our many lessons regarding this!!!! Our side can NEVER SAY
In public honestly about how they would fix this or that, they would be
destroyed WE ALL KNOW THIS,!!! LOOK at the candidates voting record,
or preferably their success in running their states!!! FOR PETES SAKE
STOP HANGING ON THE PRESSES EVERY SOUND BITE!!!
GOP sure seems hell bent on destroying its old base and manufacturing...an even bigger base for the democrat party.
These guys are just so friggin’ worthless.
He’ll never look that good in person or in spirit.
Indeed he has. Note, they are ready to attack Perry's detractors but cannot and have not attempted to defend his throwing his support behind the man who has declared war in the TEA Party, Mitch McConnell. Note also, the most vocal Perry supporter in this thread managed to completely avoid this thread and others like it. And he has the temerity to ask me why I would attack a "good man"?
Fish in a barrel, my FRiend. Fish in a barrel.
lol! Good one!
Good! another one bites the dust
Man... remember the cat-fight wars before the elections.. >.<
I can still remember the jack-boot supporters of the RINOs from back then ..
I totally understand about people breaking a law to take care of their family, particularly when the country whose law youre breaking has for forty years basically said, come on over, dont worry about it, Perry said on Fox News.
Perry said that since all of a sudden the rules [got] changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, We have to stand up and truthfully say that that was the message all too often.
A bunch of folks on FR jumped all over Bundy w/o having a clue, except that as printed, it sounded like he screwed up. And now they jump on Perry w/o a clue other than the headline.
"Our side" doesn't have to eliminate themselves from the running - we will do it to ourselves and in sure that the Left keeps on winning. I'm starting to think we have a death wish so we never have to worry about something to complain about.
How about the illegals who loot tens of millions from Texas taxpayers every year in food stamps, rent subsidies, free education of their children, free medical care and the huge cost to the judicial and penal systems? And the carnage on our highways because Mexicans drive drunk every weekend, killing innocent citizens. They are not worth it. Mow your own dam* lawn.
My ID SS card was sold to a man named Jose Macias. Apparently he lives at my home because I get mail for him from time to time. Fortunately I had medical debts so my credit did not allow him to borrow money via my card. Tell me again why this is ok behavior and that Mr. Perry is a good guy when he supports this criminal behavior.
I won’t vote for him. Period. I won’t vote for anyone who supports amnesty. Where is the compassion for Americans who have lost their jobs to illegal aliens who use stolen IDs? Wages are in the toilet because we are overrun with ILLEGAL aliens.
How about the politicians that encourage the illegals to come and take jobs that hardworking Americans need to feed their families? Is that also an act of love?