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Rick Perry: Obama administration 'either are inept or don't care' about border crisis
Washington Examiner ^ | July 6 2014 | Joseph Lawler

Posted on 07/06/2014 7:51:01 AM PDT by PoloSec

Texas governor Rick Perry amplified his criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the ongoing immigration crisis in south Texas Sunday morning, saying that administration officials "either are inept or don't care."

Perry explained that he'd warned the Obama administration two years ago about the increase in unaccompanied minors arriving at the Texas border. The situation unfolding now is a "failure of diplomacy, it is a failure of leadership from the administration in Washington, D.C.," he said.

Perry referenced his 2010 request for National Guard troops to protect the border and allow the Border Patrol to train more agents. He claimed that there are only seven Border Patrol agents a mile in Texas, as opposed to 15 in California.

The 2008 Republican presidential candidate also placed blame on Obama for encouraging immigrants to come to the country without authorization."The president has sent powerful messages time after time by his policies, by nuances, that it is O.K. to come to the United States, and you can come across and you'll be accepted with open arms," said Obama.

Perry also defended the comments he made in June suggesting that the Obama administration might be involved in conspiring to facilitate immigration from Central American countries.

Noting his previous efforts to warn the administration of the growing problem with illegal immigration by families and unaccompanied minors from Central America, Perry explained that "I have to believe that when you do not respond in any way, that you are either inept or you have some ulterior motive."


TOPICS: Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bordersecurity; illegals; illegalsinvasion; obama; openborders; rickperry

1 posted on 07/06/2014 7:51:01 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Call out the Texas National Guard!


2 posted on 07/06/2014 7:52:03 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Triple

If Perry doesn’t do that, I don’t think he has a heart.


3 posted on 07/06/2014 7:52:27 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: PoloSec

Come on Rick say the truth. He is seizing power through a racist revolution with foreigners. He hates America and he wants it to be another place taken over by another people.

There really is no other explanation.


4 posted on 07/06/2014 7:53:07 AM PDT by Williams
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To: PoloSec

All of the above?

Perry is grandstanding. He could put the national guard on the border, but he won’t. Too afraid to piss of the Hispanic voters.


5 posted on 07/06/2014 7:53:31 AM PDT by MRourke85
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To: PoloSec

Why does Perry avoid the REAL reason this is happening??


6 posted on 07/06/2014 7:53:58 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: PoloSec
Texas governor Rick Perry amplified his criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the ongoing immigration crisis in south Texas Sunday morning, saying that administration officials "either are inept or don't care.

As if "inept" and "don't care" are the only choices.

How about it fits in with his mission to destroy this country. -Tom

7 posted on 07/06/2014 7:54:45 AM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
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To: PoloSec

One man’s perceived ineptness or incompetence is another man’s agenda.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 7:55:32 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: PoloSec

Neither Rick....are you being naive or just kind to the magic n word. zer0 ispurposely bringing about the repatriation of the former mexican areas for his buddies in LaRaza.


9 posted on 07/06/2014 7:56:19 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: PoloSec

Perry assumes that Obama has the same goals. Obama (or Valerie) are calculating. They know exactly what they are doing. They may miscalculate some of the time, but they slowly inch forward in the fundamental transformation of America.


10 posted on 07/06/2014 7:57:56 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: Williams

That is true.

Everything The Won has done since he took office has been dedicated to the destruction of Western Civilization in general and this country in particular.


11 posted on 07/06/2014 7:58:13 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: PoloSec
The 2008 Republican presidential candidate also placed blame on Obama for encouraging immigrants to come to the country without authorization

Say what it is. A deliberate act.

12 posted on 07/06/2014 7:58:20 AM PDT by McGruff (It's not the crime, it's the cover-up they said.)
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To: MRourke85

well finally someone gets it right ....Rick is simply being a politician ...he’s a big talker ...all that crap he spews about states rights ..is just a bunch of bunk to hear himself talk... he’s afraid that doing anything that might hurt republicans’ in the election this fall here in Texas ......just another politician, puts his party before his state or his country he can blow his tough guy act out his a$$ for all I care .....big phony

a real patriot would put the guard on the border and if any of the feds got in the way have the sheriff throw them in the county jail ....let them start a constitutional crisis over this ...it’s a damn invasion and no one is doing anything about it ...gutless wonders


13 posted on 07/06/2014 8:03:19 AM PDT by thestob
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To: PoloSec

“’either are inept or don’t care’ about border crisis”

There is a third choice and more probable choice: “planned and intentional”.


14 posted on 07/06/2014 8:03:23 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: McGruff

You can’t speak the truth these days because the truth is politically incorrect.


15 posted on 07/06/2014 8:04:35 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: PoloSec

Neither. The plan is being implemented on many levels and the outcome, while still in doubt, is looking grim for the Republican Party and more importantly, the nation.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 8:04:44 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: PoloSec

The Obama administration loves Chaos ,Crime etc ,so it can write more regulations to control the citizens


17 posted on 07/06/2014 8:06:23 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: PoloSec
"I have to believe that when you do not respond in any way, that you are either inept or you have some ulterior motive."

My guess is B. The pattern is too obvious to go with A alone.

18 posted on 07/06/2014 8:06:47 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: PoloSec

For Perry, this invasion is nothing more than opportunity for PR. Guess he’s looking to run for president again.

If he really cared about this issue, he’d stop playing up to the media and take action.


19 posted on 07/06/2014 8:08:31 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: PoloSec

20 posted on 07/06/2014 8:22:40 AM PDT by PLD
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To: MRourke85

Its important to remember that we have a lot of politicians who talk tough, but don’t go to the mat with actions.

Spare me the drama, Rick.....


21 posted on 07/06/2014 8:23:04 AM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: PLD

Excellent graphic!


22 posted on 07/06/2014 8:40:43 AM PDT by mylife
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To: Williams
Come on Rick say the truth. He is seizing power through a racist revolution with foreigners. He hates America and he wants it to be another place taken over by another people.?

Another day and just more talk from ole Perry.

Perry is talking tough while trying to run out the clock to the next crisis.

Perry is a fraud. Perry does not believe in borders.

Remember Perry said those who want the illegal flow stopped, we have no heart.

Perry is a very weak man, he will NEVER act.

23 posted on 07/06/2014 8:45:08 AM PDT by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: PoloSec

The obamites are neither “inept or don’t care.”
They are very skilled at what they are doing and they “care a lot” about the successes of their efforts.


24 posted on 07/06/2014 8:49:01 AM PDT by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: Triple
Perry is ALL TALK, but no action. In the meantime, the flow of the invasion goes on. If I were you Texans, I'd make sure Perry is kicked out on his azz. PERRY IS NO LEADER. He failed to step up and do the right thing..he failed to protect the American citizens of TX, though his lack of action will affect us all. This was a test, and Perry failed. Kick his azz to the curb next election.
25 posted on 07/06/2014 9:02:14 AM PDT by itssme
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To: PoloSec

Rick... You seem a little slow on the uptake.. so let me help you out..

Things are going as planned at the boarder for Obama.


26 posted on 07/06/2014 9:06:15 AM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: PoloSec

Why aren’t voters in the states pushing state legislation to check some of the worst aspects of this invasion pushed by the Great Pretender in the Oval Office?


27 posted on 07/06/2014 9:30:38 AM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: PoloSec

“I have to believe that when you do not respond in any way, that you are either inept or you have some ulterior motive.” ~Rick Perry

Pot, kettle.

You don’t need the National Guard, Governor, you have the Texas Guard and the reserve militia. What have you done with them? Do you think we (or history) will look kindly on you for effectively telling Texans that they can’t defend their state and must wait for help that is never coming?


28 posted on 07/06/2014 9:43:54 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: PoloSec
The 2008 Republican presidential candidate also placed blame on Obama for encouraging immigrants to come to the country without authorization.

2012 not 2008.

29 posted on 07/06/2014 9:46:49 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: PoloSec
"The president has sent powerful messages time after time by his policies, by nuances, that it is O.K. to come to the United States, and you can come across and you'll be accepted with open arms," said Obama.

Really? When did Obama say that?

30 posted on 07/06/2014 9:48:41 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: PoloSec

Perry should mobilize the TX National Guard to protect the borders. Then Bam can nationalize the Guard and the ball will be in his corner.


31 posted on 07/06/2014 10:13:04 AM PDT by kenmcg (b)
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To: sand88

Well, to be accurate, Perry said those who were against in-state tuition for illegals didn’t have a heart.


32 posted on 07/06/2014 10:20:32 AM PDT by odawg
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To: PoloSec

Yada, yada, yada. Perry stuck his finger in the air and saw which way the wind was blowing. Same finger every election and after the election the finger goes back into his pocket to do what, I don’t know. As if for the past 14 years he hasn’t looked out his governor’s window a half dozen blocks to across I-35 where hundreds of thousands of illegals live. I didn’t see him so much as lift an eyebrow when his good buddy KBH opened the floodgates for lawsuits against the fence. Rick, shut up and go pound sand. You know Texas is fed up with you. There’s the door, don’t let it hit you on the way out. And don’t expect a vote from this household if you’re thinking of running again for POTUS. You failed miserably last time and will worse a second time. Maybe you can get a consulting job with Gardasil.


33 posted on 07/06/2014 10:54:39 AM PDT by bgill
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To: odawg

Most states think the DREAM ACT is something new. Perry gave it to us back in 2001. That should have told Texas voters but apparently it didn’t because he’s now been in office 14 very long mamsy pamsy liberal years.


34 posted on 07/06/2014 11:00:44 AM PDT by bgill
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To: PoloSec

I select “don’t care” for $500, Alex!


35 posted on 07/06/2014 11:24:39 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama's governing as president of a Latin American republic, where only the president matters-MSteyn)
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To: bgill

No, Perry didn’t give it to us. We can’t blame him. Texans voted for it. He signed it.

At the time, we were told, “Children who were brought here through no fault of their own should be able to get an education so Texans don’t have to support them.”

It made sense at the time and a for a little while afterward. They were minors brought here by their illegal parents. The children had no choice in the matter. Educating them would lessen our tax burden. And the tuition wasn’t was free. It was the same amount Texas citizens and residents paid. Illegals were coming here for jobs and free healthcare not slightly discounted tuition.

Now? We have terrorists, criminals, illegals and unaccompanied minors flowing across the border like a tidal wave. It has to stop. All of it. They have to go back to their own countries.


36 posted on 07/06/2014 11:46:08 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
He pushed for and and as you said, He signed it.
37 posted on 07/06/2014 12:00:53 PM PDT by bgill
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To: PoloSec; All

It’s not just LA RAZA RICK- where are our Conservative firebrands?
Cruz?? Abbot?? Gohmert?? ANYBODY??


38 posted on 07/07/2014 9:06:07 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: PoloSec




I though we'd found a fairly good Conservative presidential candidate in Cruz, but as Obama's Cloward-Pivien scheme brings a tsunami of Latino illegal aliens over our Texas borders daily, bringing drugs, disease, crime (and most likely Muslim terrorists) to bankrupt our economy- where is Senator Cruz??








39 posted on 07/07/2014 11:53:29 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: patriot08

You know you have a good point, I’ve heard nothing from Cruz on this, nor anything much about anything from him for almost two weeks, Palin also has said very little, at least that I’ve read here on FR.

I wonder what’s going on, they should be all over this at least twice a day, every day.


40 posted on 07/07/2014 1:22:31 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: PoloSec

Looks like lt’s up to us ...alone.


41 posted on 07/08/2014 1:37:23 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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