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Pro-Bachmann PAC attacks Perry with South Carolina ad
LA Times ^ | 9/1/11 | staff

Posted on 09/16/2011 9:48:14 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Reporting from Washington — A so-called Super PAC that supports Michele Bachmann is going after Rick Perry, suggesting that he doesn’t merit the support of the "tea party" movement.

It's the first real attack on Perry since polls have shown him to be the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.

It hammers Perry on the one area where he could be potentially vulnerable with the tea party movement: his 11-year track record as governor of Texas. The spot paints him as an executive who escalated state spending, citing a Wall Street Journal report last month that said the state offered nearly $10 billion in short-term bonds to prop up its general revenue fund.

The state Legislature this year had to work to close a $27-billion budget deficit.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: bachmann; cronycapitalism; obama; palin; perry; rino
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1 posted on 09/16/2011 9:48:20 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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2 posted on 09/16/2011 9:50:38 AM PDT by South40 (Rick Perry = The Other McCain)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

http://redstateeclectic.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83452719d69e2015434b760d5970c-pi

She’s right....when the tea Party was demanding the demise of the Recovery Act....

Click and read what Perry was doing.


3 posted on 09/16/2011 9:51:45 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in Solar Power Company

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the state will invest $1 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) in HelioVolt Corp. of Austin for the construction of a 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility and development space to test and produce the company’s thin-film solar power cells, which convert sunlight into electricity. The deal will create nearly 160 jobs and $62 million in capital investment.

HelioVolt Corp. puts off growth. Plant is ready but demand not there yet

After months of stealthy operations, solar cell maker HelioVolt Corp. has delayed by two years its job creation projections.


4 posted on 09/16/2011 9:52:43 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Sounds like a fair ad.

I think it is laughable the LATimes views his spending as the one area in which he is vulnerable though.

Although some will jump on this, his spending has been downright frugal compared to most Governors. Rather, it is his stance with illegals that leaves him most vulnerable in the eyes of the Tea Party.

Will be interesting to see if anyone attacks him on that issue. My guess is no.

5 posted on 09/16/2011 9:58:52 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: comebacknewt
Let me clarify to say "attacks him through TV ads".

Obviously, several have already attacked him in the debate.

6 posted on 09/16/2011 10:00:02 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: cripplecreek

And Governor Palin should enter the race now why?

Just sit back and watch the candidates pummel er “vet” each other. Then, when they are exposed for what they really are, Palin enters.
Genius.


7 posted on 09/16/2011 10:01:12 AM PDT by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Bachmann’s toast and wasting her money...she lied big time and she’s gone already....and Perry’s already out in front of her in South Carolina.


8 posted on 09/16/2011 10:12:30 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Any doubts that Bachmann is a stalking horse for Mitt Romney have been erased in my mind. I argued with those who insisted on this over the summer, but recent actions have led me to conclude that Bachmann’s job is to discredit Perry and take the focus off of Romney/RomneyCare.


9 posted on 09/16/2011 10:14:08 AM PDT by Carling
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To: Carling

I’ve suspected that for some time.


10 posted on 09/16/2011 10:15:49 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: BarnacleCenturion

How is telling the truth about what a failure Perry has been an attack.


11 posted on 09/16/2011 10:15:55 AM PDT by org.whodat (so Perry's purchase price starts at $5001.00: and $29,000 , was a sell.)
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12 posted on 09/16/2011 10:18:10 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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13 posted on 09/16/2011 10:19:07 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: cripplecreek
This falls in the category, of you can take the liberal oust of the democrap party but you cannot take the liberal out of the man . Spending on green energy, how Obummer. That is out there with the millions to capital one.
14 posted on 09/16/2011 10:19:56 AM PDT by org.whodat (so Perry's purchase price starts at $5001.00: and $29,000 , was a sell.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Michele sees through this establishment RINO and his cronies.


15 posted on 09/16/2011 10:20:17 AM PDT by 83Vet4Life
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To: RowdyFFC

she lied big time and she’s gone already.


What are you talking about “lied big time”


16 posted on 09/16/2011 10:29:56 AM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: RowdyFFC

“Perry’s already out in front of her in South Carolina.”

Irrelevant. The winners 4 years ago were polling single digits in September. And the frontrunners in September were the first to drop out. Remember Fred Thompson?

Bachmann will probably win the Iowa caucus and that will make her a front runner just like it happened with Huckabee.


17 posted on 09/16/2011 10:31:12 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Bachmann will never be the gop presidential nominee. Tired of her one issue shrill which the msm loves. Bachmann voted for ethanol subsidies and slammed the veterans. She apologized and the republicans forgave her...double standards? All Gung Ho when it comes time to send our military to fight, Michelle Bachman is much less supportive when they come home…

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2011/01/military-bachmann-veterans-groups-012811w/

A proposal to cut $4.5 billion from Veterans Affairs Department health programs to reduce government spending has earned a quick, sharp rebuke from major veterans groups. Proposed by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., the freeze in veterans health care funding — along with a cut in disability compensation for veterans also receiving Social Security disability benefits — are part of a $400 billion package of spending cuts that the tea party leader says could be enacted to avoid increasing the $14.3 trillion cap on government borrowing.


18 posted on 09/16/2011 10:40:22 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: BarnacleCenturion

This is a story from over 2 weeks ago. (September 1st).


19 posted on 09/16/2011 10:41:31 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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20 posted on 09/16/2011 10:43:45 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: bushwon

She lied about the whole Gardasil issue in her shark attack. I’m sorry I’m not considering somebody that’s going to trash another candidate with the democrats own lies. Bachmann’s been beat up really bad all over the internet and the Tea Parties are outraged...she’s toast.


21 posted on 09/16/2011 10:52:31 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: BarnacleCenturion

She ‘might’ win in Iowa? I’m sorry but even the Tea Parties are outraged at her false shark attack. She went way over the board of dishonesty.


22 posted on 09/16/2011 10:54:42 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: CharlesWayneCT
This is a story from over 2 weeks ago. (September 1st).

You beat me to it. And this had multiple threads at the time. Here's a link to the "patently and provably false", "cheesy", "lame", "schlocky", "amateurish", "piddly", "hokey" Ad.

23 posted on 09/16/2011 10:54:42 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: 83Vet4Life
Michele sees through this establishment RINO and his cronies.

???!!! You mean like this?


24 posted on 09/16/2011 10:56:23 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Yes, and I am appalled at all those here who, out of desperation, have bought into the candidacy of this slick politician. I live in Texas and I have been watching him from day one. For the last three years he has been living in a 10K per month rented mansion at taxpayers expense. Due to Texas law, he lives a life of luxury from “donations” (although legal). Now, all of a sudden he’s found religion (how convenient). Don’t trust this man. He is not what he appears to be. I’m not crazy about any of the other candidates either except Palin, should she run, but I am not about to vote for a person out of desperation. Check his record. I don’t think you will be impressed. So go ahead, flame me, but you’ll not convince me that this guy is who you want him to be.


25 posted on 09/16/2011 10:58:06 AM PDT by NotTallTex
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To: BarnacleCenturion
A so-called Super PAC that supports Michele Bachmann is going after Rick Perry, suggesting that he doesn’t merit the support of the "tea party" movement.

I agree, no respectable tea party person would support Perry.

26 posted on 09/16/2011 11:01:15 AM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: 83Vet4Life
Michele sees through this establishment RINO and his cronies.

Conservatives do. It's Perry's liberal followers who do not.

27 posted on 09/16/2011 11:01:45 AM PDT by South40 (Rick Perry = The Other McCain)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Note the silence from the Perry People....

you can almost here the crickets....or was that a bullfrog?....lol


28 posted on 09/16/2011 11:19:52 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“The spot paints him as an executive...”

which must be a bad thing according to the junior congresswoman.


29 posted on 09/16/2011 11:24:44 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Tell me more.


30 posted on 09/16/2011 11:26:31 AM PDT by McGruff (Vetting - The process of examination and evaluation of a candidate's record.)
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To: katiedidit1
No wonder why she's going after the only candidate that actually served

31 posted on 09/16/2011 11:31:59 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: org.whodat

That’s only one. The entire list of TEF recipients are here.
Note the term “ecodev” in the address.

http://governor.state.tx.us/files/ecodev/TEF_Listing.pdf


32 posted on 09/16/2011 12:24:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

The perry folks grew weary after answering that rediculous insinuation when it was posted multiple times in it’s own threads weeks ago. I appreciate their ability to ignore off-topic attempts to hijack a thread or stir up a fight.

I never understood the advantage to the perry opposition in attacking the Republican Governor’s association, of whom Sarah Palin was an active member, for an official letter written on their behalf.

Especially since Sarah Palin is on record after the “recovery act” passed of supporting a good chunk of the spending in the bill that made it to Alaska. It is clear that there was some economic recovery items that were SUPPORTED by conservatives, and that is what the RGA, and governors like Sarah Palin, were supporting, not the entire bizarre bill that the democrats ended up passing.

The liberals attacked Palin for her support of parts of the stimulus, and we debunked them. Now I see conservatives falling into that same liberal attack mode.


33 posted on 09/16/2011 12:32:06 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Uh I am not to sure.....

Look for a new post in second or two....!


34 posted on 09/16/2011 12:42:10 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: NotTallTex
I live in Texas and I have been watching him from day one.

___________________________________________________________

I live in KY but I have been watching Rick Perry for a year or so.

There are worse candidates. Perry is a big spender and that scares me. If Sarah Runs, she will get my vote in the primary. So far there is nobody in the primary that excites me.

If Bachman were to win the nomination she will get my vote in the general, if Perry or even Romney get the nomination I will vote for either of them. They are so head and heals above Obama that I won't even hold my nose, but, if Palin wins the nomination I will be camping out at the poling place to be the first to vote.

Our worst republicans are much better than what we have in Obama. Obama and his administration are Marxist. I hope we can dismantle all they have done to our poor country. I hope the country survives as a free republic until the election, I'm not sure that it will. The one knows he is in trouble and will do what he can to protect his people.

Theses are bad times for this country.

35 posted on 09/16/2011 1:08:00 PM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: RowdyFFC

Run for the hills!! Perry was evidently out “forcing young innocent” girls to the table and shoving the “retarded” shot into their arms!!! Don’t question this accusation!!!! /sarcasm


36 posted on 09/16/2011 4:25:49 PM PDT by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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I agree, this wasn't that big of deal in Texas and Perry got its unpopularity and dropped the issue.

I think that Bachman is making such a big deal of this issue appears a little desparate IMO>

37 posted on 09/16/2011 4:36:54 PM PDT by Alissa
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To: bushwon

The lie: Gardasil is linked to mental retardation.
She flat out made it up, and spread it in the national media.
Crazy woman.


38 posted on 09/16/2011 4:37:53 PM PDT by pghoilman (Earth First. We'll drill the rest of the galaxy later.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Michelle bachamnn should a lot of promise but sadly turned out to be a kook.

One gets the impression she is doing the attack from the Perry to help Romney.

Remember Bachmann has refused to go after Romney.


39 posted on 09/16/2011 7:32:50 PM PDT by GregH
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Michelle bachamnn should a lot of promise but sadly turned out to be a kook.

One gets the impression she is doing the attack from the Perry to help Romney.

Remember Bachmann has refused to go after Romney.


40 posted on 09/16/2011 7:32:50 PM PDT by GregH
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To: GregH

Bachmann is probably looking for a VP slot if Romney gets the nod. I wouldn’t vote for Bachmann for any reason after that vicious attack and lie, when she attacked Perry. I expect a Presidential candidate or nominee to verify information before spouting it to a national audience. She did neither. Consequently, if by a miracle she got the nomination. I would simply stay home.


41 posted on 09/16/2011 8:00:05 PM PDT by Grey Eagle
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To: org.whodat

“This falls in the category, of you can take the liberal oust of the democrap party but you cannot take the liberal out of the man . Spending on green energy, how Obummer. “

You mean like Bachmann’s support of ethanol subsidies?

None of them are clean as a whistle (even Ron Paul put earmarks into bills), except maybe Herman Cain, since he never was in office.


42 posted on 09/16/2011 8:21:15 PM PDT by WOSG
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To: sillsfan

“Just sit back and watch the candidates pummel er “vet” each other. Then, when they are exposed for what they really are, Palin enters. ...”

... at which point she will be in too late to get the grassroots organization and funding to be serious, get vetted even WORSE over so many items from ACES to her lack of experience (18 mos as gov of Alaska means only did one state budget in a state smaller in population than some US cities) to the ugly nasty personal slurs from that Joe M. creep and his book, and come in third in Iowa and trail badly after that, closing up her campaign like Fred Thompson did in 2008. Her ‘unelectability’ will keep too many voters cautious about her, and she doesnt have the ability to get her image change with a media that distorts everything she is about. So it wont go well.

“Genius.”

... for Romney. At this point Romney’s only chance would be for Palin to come in and upset Perry’s frontrunning status. Perry/Palin split Tea Party vote and then Romney wins.

Tea Party folks wont know what hit ‘em. Genius!


43 posted on 09/16/2011 8:29:48 PM PDT by WOSG
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To: Carling
Any doubts that Bachmann is a stalking horse for Mitt Romney have been erased in my mind. I argued with those who insisted on this over the summer, but recent actions have led me to conclude that Bachmann’s job is to discredit Perry and take the focus off of Romney/RomneyCare.

That's it in a nutshell. And it's a shame because I used to have a lot of respect for her. All gone now.
44 posted on 09/16/2011 8:30:32 PM PDT by Antoninus (Take the pledge: I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances. EVER.)
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To: NotTallTex

“For the last three years he has been living in a 10K per month rented mansion at taxpayers expense. Due to Texas law, he lives a life of luxury from “donations” (although legal).”

As a fellow Texan, let me point out that a vandal burned down the Governor’s mansion, leaving us with no official residence for the Gov. so Perry is renting an upscale home in Austin, complete with enough space for security etc. This is not unreasonable. A year’s rent is less than one Obama White House dinner cost.

I have to say that is NOT a problem and the only people who really care about it were the Bill White Democrats.

$100K/yr cost is not bad when the Texas budget is $180b ovr 2 years.


45 posted on 09/16/2011 8:42:04 PM PDT by WOSG
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Bachmann did a good job on Leno’s show tonight, despite Leno’s obvious bias. I wouldn’t be surprised if her poll ratings increased significantly.


46 posted on 09/16/2011 10:59:02 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

She has to deal with lies she told that still hang out there. Going on Leno will not make people forget who know she lied, no matter how she performed.

There’s some college professors who initially offered $10,000 for anyone who can show a link between gardasil and mental retardation.

I’m not sure of their stance on the following, but if I were them I would also offer the money to anyone who can prove that a woman cried to Michele after the debate that gardasil made her child mentally retarded.

Where is that woman??


47 posted on 09/17/2011 12:09:07 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: WOSG
LOL, one was direct cronyism spending, the other was the herd of congress, however, Perry supported ethanol before he was against it, he said it helped in the fight against global warming.
48 posted on 09/17/2011 1:51:03 AM PDT by org.whodat (so Perry's purchase price starts at $5001.00: and $29,000 , was a sell.)
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To: WOSG

And you’re supporting who and why?


49 posted on 09/17/2011 2:27:51 AM PDT by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion; All

I’m not a huge Rick Perry fan, but Michele (I keep sticking my foot in my mouth) Bachmann is starting to piss me off royally. She acted, and looked, like a witch in the last debate and now she is hell-bent on trying to destroy other GOP candidates. Way to go Michele; send our nominee, whomever it might be (but it sure as hell won’t be you), into the General Election wounded and bleeding and half dead so Barack Hussein Obama can finish off him, or her, on November 6, 2012. Yeah you go girl!!!


50 posted on 09/17/2011 4:21:26 PM PDT by no dems (No matter who it might be, when I find out a person is a Democrat, I lose respect for them.)
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