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Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas May Soon Take Steps to Secure the Border With or Without the Feds
TheBlaze ^ | 7/17/2014 | Erica Ritz

Posted on 07/18/2014 6:00:02 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) has been begging the federal government for years to secure America’s southern border. Now, as America faces what some are calling an “invasion” of illegal aliens, Perry said the time may come that Texas is forced to secure its roughly 1,200 mile border with Mexico with or without the federal government’s help.

“We’ve been able to shut down illegal activities in certain sectors with our different operations that we’ve had,” Perry said on The Glenn Beck Program Thursday. “But I think there’s a point in time where you say, ‘You know what? This 1,200 mile border has to be secured.’ And if there is a people and if there is a place that it can happen, it will be Texas.”

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KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; border; heartless; illegals; immigration; texas
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Full title: Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas May Soon Take Steps to Secure the Border — With or Without the Federal Government’s Help

Video at site.

Gov. Perry says it will be soon and done in a lawful way.

1 posted on 07/18/2014 6:00:02 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
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To: BuckeyeTexan

It should be done now by any means necessary.

Will the feds side with the illegals?


2 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:02 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Sounds like the parent who say for the hundreth time “I’m not going to say this again”


3 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:34 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Should have been done weeks/months ago. I understood that the NG reported to the Governor, unless it was nationalized by the Prez. It would be very interesting if Obama nationalized them and told them to stand down. Total banana republic, obvious treason.


4 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:51 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Lawful = with lawyers


5 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:53 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Jim Robinson; Syncro; humblegunner; Chris Robinson

Border ping. Gov. Perry is methodically working on a plan for the Guard to fully secure the border. Some Guard already down there.


6 posted on 07/18/2014 6:03:02 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 he!....TWO can play the “this case won’t get to SCOTUS for a couple of years” game.


7 posted on 07/18/2014 6:04:04 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Raycpa
Sounds like the parent who say for the hundreth time “I’m not going to say this again”

Exactly.

Why not get Boehner to sue the illegals?

8 posted on 07/18/2014 6:04:11 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

That’s why I advocate for Perry to send the Texas State Guard, which cannot be nationalized. They are a separate entity from the Texas National Guard.


9 posted on 07/18/2014 6:05:10 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
Texas has a State Guard that can't be nationalized.

/johnny

10 posted on 07/18/2014 6:06:34 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Tell me more. Is that instead of the typical National Guard setup, or in addition to it? And if so, relative size?


11 posted on 07/18/2014 6:07:33 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Raycpa

I’m sure it takes time to dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s. This administration plays hardball.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 6:07:36 AM PDT by jersey117 (sams.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

It’s TOO LATE to do it in a hurry!

Should have been done long ago.


13 posted on 07/18/2014 6:07:39 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
In addition to. I don't personally know the relative size. It is significant. Perry can call out the unorganized militia if he chooses, as well. I still have uniforms, and I'd even get a hair cut.

/johnny

14 posted on 07/18/2014 6:09:50 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

What do you think the Gov. intends to do? Currently the invaders are wading, swimming,
boating or however across the Rio Grande and walking up to Authorities and turning themselves
in. At that point they get into the deportation process which can take years.

Does the Gov. intend to meet them at the border, turn them around and tell them to cross
back over the Rio Grande? If he takes them in then they just get in line with the
current processing.

Basically once they cross the mid point of the Rio Grande they are in the US, state of Texas.
I’m not sure what Gov. Perry plans but if he can turn them around immediately that would
certainly be a different approach.


15 posted on 07/18/2014 6:10:16 AM PDT by deport
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Don’t just say you are going to do it.

DO IT!


16 posted on 07/18/2014 6:12:55 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: deport

Texas State Guard


17 posted on 07/18/2014 6:14:31 AM PDT by deport
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To: BuckeyeTexan

It should have been done weeks ago.


18 posted on 07/18/2014 6:14:36 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Raycpa

I’m sure it does seem like that to you, but you have no idea what’s going on behind the scenes. You don’t know that they’re discussing the legalities, working quietly with the Texas Legislature to allocate money, communicating with border county sheriffs to plan and prioritize ops. There is much you don’t know.

You see what you want.

Anyone who cares can research the Texas border ops we’ve been doing since 2007.


19 posted on 07/18/2014 6:14:42 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Hey, Pointy Boots-—quit talking about it—and do it!


20 posted on 07/18/2014 6:19:42 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: JRandomFreeper

There’s info on the Texas State Guard on Wikipedia. It looks like 5 regiments (about 5000 men?) of army. There’s also a medical and an air wing. And it is in addition to the traditional National Guard.


21 posted on 07/18/2014 6:19:54 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: BuckeyeTexan

It is about time...


22 posted on 07/18/2014 6:23:41 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slaveryonc)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

May?

Soon?

What are you waiting for? Get it done. Now!
23 posted on 07/18/2014 6:25:59 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

If he meant to actually do it he would not announce it. The announcement is a heads-up to the feds to forbid him to do it while getting credit for the intention. If he meant to do it, and all the border governors should take real steps in spite of the feds, he would just send the Texas Rangers to the border and secure it.


24 posted on 07/18/2014 6:27:01 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

In other news, at Governor Perry’s ranch, the barn door has been securely closed after it was discovered his horse had been stolen..


25 posted on 07/18/2014 6:27:53 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Watch Zero "call out the guard" as military CIC for a mission. At that point, legally, Perry has to refuse the order. Zero would go to court for an order and would win that case at the SCOTUS. He is CIC of the militia. He is OUR President.

Maybe this jerk really did learn something being a Constitutional lawyer. What he learned are the powers such as Patrick Henry foretold at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 5, 1788:

This, sir, is my great objection to the Constitution, that there is no true responsibility — and that the preservation of our liberty depends on the single chance of men being virtuous enough to make laws to punish themselves.

[snip]

If your American chief be a man of ambition and abilities, how easy is it for him to render himself absolute! The army is in his hands, and if he be a man of address, it will be attached to him, and it will be the subject of long meditation with him to seize the first auspicious moment to accomplish his design; and, sir, will the American spirit solely relieve you when this happens? I would rather infinitely — and I am sure most of this Convention are of the same opinion — have a king, lords, and commons, than a government so replete with such insupportable evils. If we make a king, we may prescribe the rules by which he shall rule his people, and interpose such checks as shall prevent him from infringing them; but the President, in the field, at the head of his army, can prescribe the terms on which he shall reign master, so far that it will puzzle any American ever to get his neck from under the galling yoke. I cannot with patience think of this idea. If ever he violates the laws, one of two things will happen: he will come at the head of his army, to carry every thing before him; or he will give bail, or do what Mr. Chief Justice will order him. If he be guilty, will not the recollection of his crimes teach him to make one bold push for the American throne? Will not the immense difference between being master of every thing, and being ignominiously tried and punished, powerfully excite him to make this bold push? But, sir, where is the existing force to punish him? Can he not, at the head of his army, beat down every opposition? Away with your {60} President! we shall have a king: the army will salute him monarch: your militia will leave you, and assist in making him king, and fight against you: and what have you to oppose this force? What will then become of you and your rights? Will not absolute despotism ensue?


26 posted on 07/18/2014 6:28:15 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Have you seen this?

Michael McCaul’s Team Responds to Conservatives Preparing to Revolt

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/383046/michael-mccauls-team-responds-conservatives-preparing-revolt-joel-gehrke

“on how some Republicans are attacking the Texas lawmaker’s border-security proposals. A committee aide offered a point-by-point response to the memo as it was quoted in my piece, which you can read below...”


28 posted on 07/18/2014 6:34:24 AM PDT by GOPJ (To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize-Voltaire)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
“But I think there’s a point in time where you say, ‘You know what? This 1,200 mile border has to be secured.’ And if there is a people and if there is a place that it can happen, it will be Texas.”

That "point in time" has long passed. Can you say political theatre? So far, Perry is all hat, no cattle.

29 posted on 07/18/2014 6:35:03 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Raycpa

Perry’s one of the good guys... save your powder for creeps like Obama and Holder...


30 posted on 07/18/2014 6:35:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize-Voltaire)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

What is he waiting on?


32 posted on 07/18/2014 6:37:38 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Pearls Before Swine

The governor is being contacted by a lot of angry folks right now, many of them Tea Party members and militias who are tired of this orchestrated illegal amnesty invasion. Prez couldn’t get his way with amnesty so he gave America the middle finger and said fine, I’m going to do it anyway and opened our borders instructing the Border Patrol to just let them pass. We know this has absolutely nothing to do with compassion for the illegals. It has everything to do with tilting the population to brownskins for power since the white population has been the vast majority for years. This is Jarrett and Obama’s payback to the white man they’ve been hinting at for so long It’s Cloward Piven to break our backs. Some of the black population is finally waking up to the fact that the man only looks black; he is not black and was never raised as one of them. And now they are finally starting to speak out against him.


33 posted on 07/18/2014 6:39:53 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: BuckeyeTexan

If Open Borders Perry actually does this, he actually will become a contender for the Presidency.

Even though this should have been his first reaction/action.


34 posted on 07/18/2014 6:40:37 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Wow! He said it. Now let him do it.


35 posted on 07/18/2014 6:48:41 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

That would be a true constitutional showdown. I don’t think the president can simply take over the NG unless it’s to deal with an emergency. I don’t believe he can take them over to NOT deal with an emergency.


36 posted on 07/18/2014 6:49:51 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Talk is cheap, Rick.

Quit jawing and do it.

(Not that you haven’t had the opportunity prior to this.)


37 posted on 07/18/2014 6:54:36 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Rope. Tree. Politician. Some assembly required.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Wait Perry, there's another 3-Million that need to cross first. Just keep waiting will ya?
Or better yet, Get the hell out of the way and resign if you're just talking out of your ass
stringing Americans along!

I'm sick of WORDS!

38 posted on 07/18/2014 6:55:37 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

A tad late, Governor.

The ole story about ‘closing the barn door AFTER the horse has escaped’ comes to mind.

Wait much longer and they will all be here anyway.


39 posted on 07/18/2014 6:58:17 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Years ago. Didn’t Perry run for president in 2012, and didn’t he claim that he would somehow secure the border without a full fence?

Did he and his people not actually study the issue back then?


40 posted on 07/18/2014 7:00:27 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Liz

Liz: ya crack me up. If Perry runs, let’s just use the Bette Davis line: “Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.”


41 posted on 07/18/2014 7:01:59 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

If the militia people are on the border, could each county sheriff deputize them and make them law enforcement officers?...or is that just in Western movies?


42 posted on 07/18/2014 7:06:30 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: RWGinger

Your thoughts given our discussion a couple days ago?


43 posted on 07/18/2014 7:07:48 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (I'd use the /S tag but is it really necessary?)
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To: miss marmelstein
If Perry runs, let’s just use the Bette Davis line: “Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.”

LOL .....maybe more like "What we have here is a failure of communication."

44 posted on 07/18/2014 7:12:44 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Perry has been saying this for how long?

Just secede already. Then you can do whatever you want with the borders and tell the U.S. we’ll just send everyone back who hasn’t been there for the past five years.


45 posted on 07/18/2014 7:16:57 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: VerySadAmerican
I don’t think the president can simply take over the NG unless it’s to deal with an emergency. I don’t believe he can take them over to NOT deal with an emergency.

That's incorrect. Under Title 10 (U.S. Code), POTUS can nationalize the Texas National Guard in several ways and a state of emergency is not required in every case. Two examples are below. Note that each is exempt from Posse Comitatus.


46 posted on 07/18/2014 7:18:02 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: jsanders2001
N-i-c-e deconstruction.

This is Jarrett and Obama’s payback to the white man they’ve been hinting at for so long. It’s Cloward Piven to break our backs. Some of the black population is finally waking up to the fact that the man only looks black; he is not black and was never raised as one of them. And now they are finally starting to speak out against him.

Tsk, tsk, don't be too hard on Valerie. After all she's the one that
assured Americans as the Chicago criminal took over the WH:


47 posted on 07/18/2014 7:19:14 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Liz
I must say I had forgotten those hilarious photos you posted. I almost thought they were photoshopped but then remembered them from 2012.

We can find many movie quotes to follow this presidential candidacy.

I'm thinking of Terri Garr in “Tootsie” complaining about all the props she needs to buy when she goes on auditions: “And glasses! Look at these stupid glasses! I don't even wear glasses!”

48 posted on 07/18/2014 7:21:08 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Perry, what in the heck are you waiting for. Most of us have been saying that for years. That is what the National Guard is for, your use to protect your citizens in the case of invasion.


49 posted on 07/18/2014 7:21:43 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Raycpa

Yeah. Rick Perry....blah, blah , blah....


50 posted on 07/18/2014 7:22:37 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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