Skip to comments.Texans Petition Perry For Special Session On Border Crisis
Posted on 06/16/2014 12:49:25 PM PDT by skeeter
HOUSTON, TexasActivist Texans are petitioning Texas Governor Rick Perry to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the growing crisis on the Texas border with Mexico. The petition asks Gov. Perry to bring the Texas Legislature back into a forth special session to develop and fund a border and port security plan utilizing state and local law enforcement....
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Heck with useless petitions. The feds are bus loading these illegals to one state after another.
We should bus load as many as we can and drop them off in front of the White House.
I’d be willing to bet the Texas Rangers have a plan.
EACH STATE MUST USE THEIR STATES NATIONAL GUARD TO CLOSE AND SEAL THE US SOUTHERN BORDER !
Texas needs to force this issue. The U.S. Constitution REQUIRES the individual states to be defended from foreign invasion.
If the Federals abdicate their duties, then Texas is entitled to assert its sovereign duty to prevent this incursion.
If Obama tries to stop it, then he will be clearly exposed as being complicit in this.
This is good. But you are about to see just how ‘conservative’ Rick really is when he fights you all the way down the line.
So pay attention to the ‘between the lines folks. While he makes right wing noises, look at the roadblocks he throws up and how he tries to ensure nothing actually happens.
He won’t prove me wrong. If he miraculously does I’ll admit it.
Bus them to DC and let them get off in front of the White House.
Because of this administration and my idiot neighbors I'm about ready to roll up my front walkway, lock my door and go to bed for the rest of my life.
They are playing our song Ping
Is Perry for TEXAS, or for lawless Obamanation?
Good for these Texans, it looks like they’ve had it with 0bama’s ignoring the rule of law.
They're flying them into military bases and major airports like Hanscom AFB and Logan.
"Meanwhile, a law-enforcement source in Texas tells me this week that countless illegal aliens are being released into the general public despite testing positive for tuberculosis. The feds are putting them on public transportation to God knows where, he said."
I have lost a lot of faith in all the once shall we say ‘heroic’ agencies we believed would do the right things when needed.
When the chips were down, they turned their backs on us all.
The Texas Constitution lists three reasons for the Governor to call forth the militia
> to execute the laws of the State
> to suppress insurrections
> to repel invasions
There is an invasion.
The Texas statutes define the militia as:
> the state military forces
> and the reserve militia
State military forces means:
> the Texas National Guard
> the Texas State Guard
> and any other active militia or military force organized under state law
Reserve militia means:
> the persons liable to serve, but not serving, in the state military forces.
It is clear that the necessary conditions have been met and that Governor Perry can call forth a large number of persons to repel the invasion.
Tex. Gov. Code
Sec. 431.071. MILITARY DUTY. (a) The reserve militia is not subject to active military duty, except that the governor may call into service the portion of the reserve militia needed for the period required in case of war, insurrection, invasion or prevention of invasion, suppression of riot, tumult, or breach of peace or to aid civil officers to execute law or serve process.
Sec. 431.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
(1) Reserve militia means the persons liable to serve, but not serving, in the state military forces.
(1-a) Servicemember has the meaning assigned by Section 161.551, Health and Safety Code.
(2) State militia means the state military forces and the reserve militia.
(3) State military forces means the Texas National Guard, the Texas State Guard, and any other active militia or military force organized under state law.
(4) Texas National Guard means the Texas Army National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard.
Tex. Const. art. 4, § 7
COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF MILITARY FORCES; CALLING FORTH MILITIA. He shall be Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State, except when they are called into actual service of the United States. He shall have power to call forth the militia to execute the laws of the State, to suppress insurrections, and to repel invasions.
WHY can’t he use the National Guard? Serious question, I would like to get a serious answer. Is there some Federal law that prevents it or just lack of guts?
Amen! Perry is a fraud.
here is the plan Rick, you big windbag wussy, put every available law enforcement officer you can spare on the border DPS,game wardens, etc., put the texas state guard on the border, put the damn TABC on the border, I don’t care ...and stop them from crossing over .... and if the feds stir up trouble have the county sheriff throw them in the local jail....
or is all that state’s rights stuff you’ve been spouting for 4 years just your mouthing running to hear yourself talk? I bet I know ...
Unfortunately, these petitions are a sounding board and not much else.
He always could. But he WANTS ILLEGALS AS MUCH AS THE DEMOCRATS.
Because he is a Democrat. In every way that matters. Remember being called heartless?
My understanding is that Rick Perry has repeatedly put the Texas Rangers on the border even to the point of them getting into some altercations with the border patrol because they were trying to police the area.
The Border Patrol has essentially been ordered to step down or they set up 20 or more miles inside the border and no at the border where illegals can be interdicted.
Rick Perry is like any other border start governor he only has so much in resources to use.
I don’t see Jan Brewer doing a thing on the AZ border.
See the post above yours. Timing is perfect.
He can do it. So can Brewer. But they won’t.
Melt his phones down.
All he has to do is call the reserves and the voulenteers do it on their own under his authority and control of the active Guard.
And there are no shortages of willing reserves.
Which is why he won’t. It would end the problem.
Over 1800 signers.
What about the other states with a border with Mexico, or for that matter what about a state with a border with Texas, etc. Is there NO state Govenor that will secure their States borders. I would love to see road blocks to check cars. I used to have to stop on the interstate when going from San Diego to Orange County for Illegal checks. Loved the “Watch out for Illegals Crossing” signs that showed a man, woman, and a kid flying in the breeze.
“All he has to do is call the reserves and the voulenteers do it on their own under his authority and control of the active Guard.”
No Norm if Perry does that then he immediately has the AG of The Criminal States of America dragging him into court and a Federal Judge issuing an injunction on him to cease and desist. They did the same thing to Jan Brewer over the AZ state immigration law. Its a no win situation unless the Governor is willing to go toe to toe with Eric and Barry.
So far no governor has had the stones so lets not crucify Perry for it.
Here is the petition-
I am in AZ. Brewer is a liberal and a complete fraud. She has always makes right wing noises and then gives Obama/the libs everything he/they want.
This is why electing principled people matters. Because this is what you get with RINO lesser evil voting. Proof positive actions have consequences.
YES GG as it is authority and JOB to protect the state. And sometimes you gotta fight. It aint a free ride.
There’s a lot of conservative “lip” in Texas especially during election years, but will there be strong in the federal government’s face action.
A session to play with people’s emotions about immigration with symbolic resolutions and votes would be nothing more than election year politics.
All part of the plan.
I think they should all be fighting but lets don’t make out like Perry is doing something any less than the rest of the border governors. In fact he’s done more than most. If you are going to criticize then include Brewer and Martinez.
See my post criticizing Brewer thoroughly above. I am in AZ and know what a fraud looks like.
Marinez doesn’t have a fraction of the TX/AZ problem and still she is no better. Typical RINO governing.
Reality, however, says he is a rank opportunist who panders to whatever group he can in his never ending quest to fool the gullible into believing he is not the pro-ILLEGAL alien, nanny-state, establishment Republican turd that his record proves him to be.
If I have any faith in Perry at all it is that sooner or later he will reveal his true colors. From his support of Hillarycare, to his support of financial aid and instate tuition for ILLEGAL aliens, to his calling real conservatives heartless, to his attempt to keep Ted Cruz out of Washington, to his endorsement of RINO Mitch McConnell, to his praising of Hillary as a, very, very capable public servant, great secretary of state, first lady, Rick Perry never fails to reveal his true self.
And a sharp dresser in Electric cars too.
I share your faith brother. Let us share in the Kool aid!
and the thing is ...Perry has spent the last 4 years running around squawking about state’s rights....anyone remember his little comment about secession he got crucified for? ..
“There’s a lot of different scenarios,” Perry said. “We’ve got a great union. There’s absolutely no reason to dissolve it. But if Washington continues to thumb their nose at the American people, you know, who knows what might come out of that. But Texas is a very unique place, and we’re a pretty independent lot to boot.” ....
now when a state needs to assert itself with something as essential as stopping an illegal invasion....not a peep.....
Perry is a fraud.
Funny how that happens. Everyone stomps feet until they realize they might lose a big screen over it. Then they get rather sheepish.
Perry, like nearly all the GOP pols has authority they refuse to use. Legal, constitutional authority. And they bench it because of party politics to screw their voters.
And their voters seem to love the abuse. Perhaps a walk on a leash of Folsom street would make them happy.
Texas Governor has all the authority he needs - the Texas Constitution.
I just do not understand why people on FR suddenly give a damn what Barry ‘might do’. Let him do’ and let the cards fall where they may.
Is that how we should live? In mortal fear of liberal ‘might dos?”
I couldn’t agree more.
If Obama-Holder tried to interfere it would immediately go to the Supreme Court. It’s pretty far fetched to think the court would attempt to modify a state constitution. If they did... well... we all know what comes next. There’s no way they can claim there’s some “inequality” as has been done with “homosexual marriage”
Actually it is mind numbing that the 3 governors have not personally gone to the SC and demanded an expedited hearing on Barry’s unconstitutional BS.
He has in fact warranted that and far more. Ergo they want this.
I got behind a bus marked US Government in our local Walmart parking lot and noticed that it was filled with short people, very short people. Never saw them unload.
In my small town in Ky we are overrun by illegals. About 20 years ago there was a shortage of tobacco workers so our dumba55 farmers went to Mexico and put up flyers telling the Mexicans to come here there was plenty of work.
It worked all too well. But it did get our fat, ugly girls husbands. I always look on the bright side.
yo meeshell.....maing....where are our free veggie burgers??
we shall soon see if Perry is For Us or Agin us