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Report: Perry and Obama to Meet in Texas to Discuss Border Crisis
Townhall ^ | uly 8. 2014 | Daniel Doherty

Posted on 07/08/2014 1:07:49 PM PDT by lbryce

The president will travel to Texas tomorrow to fundraise for Democrats. But, because of the humanitarian crisis and rising health care concerns, the timing of his trip is far from impeccable. For his part, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) has sent numerous entreaties to the president in recent weeks urging him to see for himself the perilous situation on the border. He won’t. He did, however, invite Perry to greet him at the airport upon his arrival, an invitation the governor promptly rejected (via the WSJ):

“I appreciate the offer to greet you at Austin-Bergstrom Airport, but a quick handshake on the tarmac will not allow for a thoughtful discussion regarding the humanitarian and national security crises enveloping the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas,” Mr. Perry wrote in a letter to the president Monday. “I would instead offer to meet with you at any time during your visit to Texas for a substantive meeting to discuss this critical issue.”

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Let's get one thing straight. This president is not going to spend a nano-moment of his time checking out the crisis at the border. He's arrival in Texas means nothing to do regarding the crisis at the border for the nation's problem of overwhelming illegal immigration merely for fund-raising purposes for fellow Democrats. While he seems open to talk about the crisis with the governor, he's refused any meeting at the border to dicuss the matter.

Again, while Perry has been pushing for a meeting at the border, to see the crisis first hand, 'Obombo' refuses any such thing.

1 posted on 07/08/2014 1:07:49 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

I have to say at this point, however, that the Gov. is winning this PR contest.


2 posted on 07/08/2014 1:13:27 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: lbryce

A TeXas Long Neck Long Horn Beer Summit!!

Oh GOoody!!!


3 posted on 07/08/2014 1:13:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: lbryce

Can the Texas Rangers arrest Obama and deport him to Kenya?


4 posted on 07/08/2014 1:16:29 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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5 posted on 07/08/2014 1:17:09 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: lbryce

Obama ‘would welcome’ visit with Perry to talk about the border

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Late Monday, Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Obama, replied to Perry affirmatively,
saying, “The president would welcome a meeting with you while he is in Texas.”

In the two-page letter obtained first by the American-Statesman, Jarrett also invited Perry
to join faith leaders and local elected officials for a round table discussion on the border
that has been added to the president’s schedule while he is in Dallas on Wednesday. It wasn’t
immediately clear how Perry would respond.
end snip

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/rick-perry-rejects-quick-handshake-with-barack-oba/ngbJw/


6 posted on 07/08/2014 1:25:59 PM PDT by deport
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To: lbryce

They shouldn’t meet in Austin. Perry should travel to the border and insist that Obama meet him there.


7 posted on 07/08/2014 1:26:08 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: DJ MacWoW

LOL Where’s the anvil?


8 posted on 07/08/2014 1:28:41 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: lbryce

Hope Oabmmy goes down...hugs a kid and gets scabbies and TB.


9 posted on 07/08/2014 1:29:05 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Kansas58
Obama will do everything to provoke Perry. It's Texas showdown time.

I hope Perry hands him a list of "things to do" and a bill for all that Texas has endured.

10 posted on 07/08/2014 1:30:14 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: lbryce

Oh this will be historical..

worthy of being placed in the annals of time alongside Churchill and Roosevelt and Stalin for sure...


11 posted on 07/08/2014 1:30:48 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: lbryce

Obama goes to Texas for a fund raiser, but can’t come to deal with the border issue and the flagrant violations of federal law


12 posted on 07/08/2014 1:31:43 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: Dallas59

Poor child...


13 posted on 07/08/2014 1:32:03 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: GreenHornet

If I knew where they were gonna be, I’d be there with a FR sign.


14 posted on 07/08/2014 1:32:09 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: lbryce
He's going to meet with Perry, but now he's saying that they need to include a whole bunch of other people in the meeting.

Thus, Obama will not have to face Perry one on one and Perry will get no commitment from the Liar.

15 posted on 07/08/2014 1:35:05 PM PDT by what's up
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To: lbryce

16 posted on 07/08/2014 1:36:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: BuckeyeTexan

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/rick-perry-rejects-quick-handshake-with-barack-oba/ngbJw/

In the two-page letter obtained first by the American-Statesman, Jarrett also invited Perry
to join faith leaders and local elected officials for a round table discussion on the border
that has been added to the president’s schedule while he is in Dallas on Wednesday. It wasn’t
immediately clear how Perry would respond.
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Don’t know the facility but the above link says Dallas.


17 posted on 07/08/2014 1:36:31 PM PDT by deport
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To: lbryce

Do these black glasses make me look smart,your Highness?


18 posted on 07/08/2014 1:37:11 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: nascarnation; lbryce
Can the Texas Rangers arrest Obama and deport him to Kenya?

Must say or type first, I have no respect for obama and almost no respect for perry. I have a clue for perry though. If perry wants to be President of the United States he would have Texas Rangers meet obama, at the airport, and have Texas Rangers escort obama back onto Air Force One and informing obama that he would be arrested for violating a Governors order. perry would then called for border security along Texas by placing the Texas National Guard and enough Military to repel the invasion. He would become the most popular person in America if perry did this but perry is probably not smart enough to figure this out.

19 posted on 07/08/2014 1:37:54 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: deport

“In the two-page letter obtained first by the American-Statesman (LIBERAL RAG), Jarrett also invited Perry
to join faith leaders and local elected officials for a round table discussion on the border”

This will be like one of the lefty talking head TV shows: six commies verses one conservative moderated by an other commie.
Perry does not have the mental fire power to hold his own in that type of environment. IF there are any video cuts of the meeting, guarantee he will look bad and he will hurt his own cause. The deck is stacked against him. If his maximum excellency opts to “moderate” the discussion, look for the IWON to brow beat any comment Perry makes into submission.


20 posted on 07/08/2014 1:39:14 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: what's up
Obama was so definite about NOT meeting with Perry. This is a blink with a plot on Obama's part...more than likely, Obama will deliberately infuriate Perry.

And again...it's all for the children....but killing them in the womb is still a good thing according to the Dems.

Wait till H1N1 starts to spread. Wait till TB starts to spread. Wait till smallpox starts to spread. And remember the older population is subject to a smallpox outbreak.

21 posted on 07/08/2014 1:40:59 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: deport

Hmmmm. Dallas is a big city.


22 posted on 07/08/2014 1:41:50 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: lbryce

Obama wants to knock him out of the box for any Presidential run. I wouldn’t hesitate a bit to vote for him. Cruz would make a great attorney general, since Pres and VP cannot be from the same state.


23 posted on 07/08/2014 1:42:31 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: lbryce

Hey, maybe Obama could bring Malia and Sasha with him to meet and greet those central american children. Give a few of them scholarships to Sidwell’s while he’s at it. Maybe some of them could go to the WH for a slumber party with the first daughters.


24 posted on 07/08/2014 1:42:43 PM PDT by grania
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To: TigersEye

Above his head, I hope. :-)


25 posted on 07/08/2014 1:43:00 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Kansas58
Hmmmm
Did Obama blink?

Kinda looks like it to me. I don't remember him backing down like this before.
My congratulations to Gov. Perry.

26 posted on 07/08/2014 1:43:41 PM PDT by Tupelo
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To: deport

The old faith leaders cr**.


27 posted on 07/08/2014 1:43:43 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: lbryce

If Perry wants to do something , call up the National Guard. Station them along the border.
If Zer0 or Holder object, ignore them. If a judge orders the Guard to stand down, ignore him.
What’s Zer0 going to do? Arrest the Guard?


28 posted on 07/08/2014 1:43:52 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: DJ MacWoW
Naturally! ;^)

Hopefully he will receive numerous shipments of quality merchandise from the ACME Co.

29 posted on 07/08/2014 1:45:43 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: lbryce

Everybody here can see that the “meeting with faith leaders” is a planned ambush. No way should Perry get involved with that.


30 posted on 07/08/2014 1:49:01 PM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Cap Huff

You are absolutely right about that! Ambush!


31 posted on 07/08/2014 1:53:23 PM PDT by BlueAngel
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To: TigersEye

Hopefully enough Americans will answer the call and fill his orders. ;-)


32 posted on 07/08/2014 1:56:20 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: lbryce

It’s way past time for Perry to call out the National guard. And not the neutered version created by statute, but the one enshrined in the Constitution that every state has the right to control.


33 posted on 07/08/2014 2:02:38 PM PDT by Defiant (Obama is not the anti-Christ. He is Satan's John the Baptist, preparing the way.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
The 4th of July has passed but it's not too late to send him some fireworks!


34 posted on 07/08/2014 2:06:13 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Sounds like a ROPE a DOPE trap to me! The Catholic Church is all giddy to take in these poor women and children. If you listened to Rush a Dr and his wife called in from California and their Priest had called a meeting and asked all the church members to take people into their homes but not to tell anyone especially the press. Homeland Security had asked them to do this. In Dallas with Perry and Obama you can only imagine the liberal pastors and priests that will be there to shame the Governor. Should have kept his mouth shut and gone to the border for all to see and say that he was waiting for the President to show up! Instead he talked too much in my opinion.
35 posted on 07/08/2014 2:10:03 PM PDT by NativeTxn
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To: lbryce
I don't know when it's turning blue
They're coming over the border for you
They've found somewhere new
And don't it make my red state blue

36 posted on 07/08/2014 2:10:10 PM PDT by Defiant (Obama is not the anti-Christ. He is Satan's John the Baptist, preparing the way.)
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To: lbryce

Most Americans want an orderly inforcible even handed and immigration policy, but neither Obama nor Perry want to solve the situation, period. Because, if they did it would have happened by now. The real game is effectively placing blame for the situation on the other party....not actually fixing it. This is as clear as the night is dark.

The simple truth is, America’s work rules, regulations, minimum wage laws, and required benefit packages are simply too expensive for employers to hire legal Americans. From the employee standpoint, America’s social net is too generous to motivate them to work menial labor.

Employers like to pay the most desperate people on earth an exploitative wage. In addition, Poor Americans and 8th grade drop outs like to take social benefits rather than work hard. This is not a complicated situation.

In the final analysis, this situation serves to drive wages down. For the life of me, I don’t know why the political left doesn’t see it that way. Border control is really made to order for Union Supporters, women’s rights people, and middle class advocates. Instead the political left is content to play the race card on the whole issue...leaving blue collar Americans to eat dirt.

The political right (mostly TEA Party) finally sees this issue for what it is .... an invasion with our very culture at stake. But, the big-money people (establishment Republicans—including Perry) like to pay slave wages and basically have no interest in listening to regular folks.

It’s a big freakin mess. It’s a lot of things, but mostly it’s sad. The government represents us.....not the other way around, but apparently I’m wrong on that. Uhggg!


37 posted on 07/08/2014 2:10:43 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Kansas58

I don’t know how Rick can stand to be in the same room with the guy.


38 posted on 07/08/2014 2:11:01 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NativeTxn

Every church should know better. The Bible doesn’t encourage anyone to help criminals break the law. They are doing the opposite of what they should and helping tyranny. Misplaced “compassion” can do a lot of harm.


39 posted on 07/08/2014 2:14:42 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

AMEN!!


40 posted on 07/08/2014 2:18:55 PM PDT by NativeTxn
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To: lbryce

He ain’t gonna meet with Governor Perry for anything more than a handshake photo op.

Perry should challenge him to a duel at the Alamo.


41 posted on 07/08/2014 2:19:31 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

where are all the drooling O=bots? We heard over and over how Obama won by MILLIONS of votes...welll?

If EVERY O-bot minion took in one illegal person, there would be no issue.

It’s time for the O=bots to put their money where their DROOL is!


42 posted on 07/08/2014 2:29:07 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: Paladin2

I would so hit that.


43 posted on 07/08/2014 2:29:16 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: austinaero

They are full of Shiite.

I proposed just that to a group and informed then they were disingenuous at a minimum and flat out fake for their supposed humanity.

Take them into your homes losers.


44 posted on 07/08/2014 2:32:36 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: lbryce

Do it publicly so we can listen —


45 posted on 07/08/2014 2:53:18 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: deport

Dallas is a big city. I can show up, but ...


46 posted on 07/08/2014 3:27:58 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Yep it would be hard to find going door to door. I have no idea. My guess would be it may be
held somewhere at DFW. If Obama was traveling intercity the streets would be blocked etc
and seems there would be some info of that. I’m not even sure where he was at in Austin
but I haven’t looked for the event.

......
Earnest said the president will meet with religious leaders and others who are working with
children who were detained at the border.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/07/08/texas-gov-rick-perry-to-meet-with-president-obama-on-immigration/


47 posted on 07/08/2014 3:37:52 PM PDT by deport
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To: no-to-illegals; nascarnation; lbryce

What good is bringing in a baseball team gonna do? We need to bring in the Texas Guard.


48 posted on 07/08/2014 3:53:15 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

LOL ...


49 posted on 07/08/2014 6:24:19 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

I withdraw bringing a baseball team in to handle the tyrant, zer0.


50 posted on 07/08/2014 6:27:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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