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Rick Perry: 'We Don'T Have The Resources' To Secure Texas Border
BREITBART TEXAS ^ | 17 Jun 2014 | by BOB PRICE

Posted on 06/17/2014 6:55:58 PM PDT by kingattax

HOUSTON, Texas—Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ Fox and Friends show and said Texas lacks the resources and manpower to secure the 1,200 mile Texas border with Mexico.

The comment sent shock waves through a Texas grassroots discussion thread on Facebook this morning of activists who are seeking a special session call from the Governor to deal with the issue of border security.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; bordersecurity; perry; rickperry; texas
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
There ain't enough Texas Rangers or County Sheriff's deputies to man a 1,200-mile border

We don't have enough police to stop every theft from occurring either, but we don't throw up our hands and say "well, we can't stop them all, so we should just give up and do nothing." Yet that's exactly the reasoning, or rather excuse, that Perry and others use to do absolutely nothing about illegal immigration.

201 posted on 06/18/2014 8:24:25 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: Ray76
The federal executive has no authority over the Texas State Guard.

Well,first of all...I weighed in on this subject by responding to the post "National Guard".I never knew that a Texas *state* guard even existed until I saw it mentioned in this thread.

Second of all...I'd bet the clothes on my back that Osama Obama's Mini Me,Attorney Corporal Holder,could shut the State Guard down in about 30 seconds if they started "patrolling" the border.Mind you.I'm not saying that he'd have the *Constitutional authority* to do so...just that he'd be *able* to do so.

202 posted on 06/18/2014 8:25:57 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: kingattax

He is full of it another passive RINO.


203 posted on 06/18/2014 8:31:39 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Gay State Conservative

Don’t let fear of what Holder might do control, he has no authority. The Governor of Texas is vested with the authority of the Texas Constitution.


204 posted on 06/18/2014 8:32:25 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: mylife

“Secede”

ROTFLMAO! Texas politicians won’t even pass a law to allow open carry. Even “liberal” states like Delaware allow open carry.

So a state that can’t even wrap its arms around the idea of allowing its citizenry to open carry handguns or securing its own borders with its own forces is going to secede? Not a chance.


205 posted on 06/18/2014 9:16:42 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: kingattax; All

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STOP THE INSANITY!
Flood the governor’s office and your rep’s offices with demands that something be done to secure our borders against the current massive invasion of illegal aliens!

SIGN THE PETITION;
http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR:
http://www.governor.state.tx.us/contact/

Breittbart:
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Texas/2014/06/17/Perry-on-Fox-We-don-t-have-the-resources-to-secure-the-Texas-Border

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3169296/posts

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206 posted on 06/18/2014 9:19:34 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: kingattax

The citizens of Arizona and Texas ought to round up these pitiful Latinos and take them to CA or NY or both.


207 posted on 06/18/2014 9:20:22 AM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: Milton Miteybad

Why yes, I did, and that was the point.

They were badly outnumbered but it didn’t deter them from trying to hold their ground.

Unlike Mr. Perry, who probably would have tried to cut a deal with Santa Anna...and end up dead for his efforts.


208 posted on 06/18/2014 9:50:50 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Regulator

Rick Perry is right. They would need a minimum of one person for every quarter mile of a 1000 mile border 24/7/365.

What they need is a double fence with a no-mans land between absolutely infested with electronics and imagery devices and notification alarms....mountain, plain, desert, river, lake, you name it. TOTAL.

And then they can have a much smaller force.

It is insane to even talk with these people about ‘immigration’ until the border is locked down, the airports are controlled, the coasts and harbors are controlled, and visas are a fool-proof system.


209 posted on 06/18/2014 10:38:32 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: ncpatriot

Since the population of Puerto Rico is dropping, why don’t we “settle” the “kids” in some of the empty farms there.

Then, the costs of that settlement could be covered by reducing the “foreign aid” we supply to the Central American countries that are playing this evil trick on us now.

Finally, we might also ask our good friends, the Chinese, how much they would pay us to reduce their acute shortage of young un-married women. The young ladies we could send to them would REALLY be appreciated.

And we might even balance our trade deficit!


210 posted on 06/18/2014 10:57:36 AM PDT by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: ExSoldier

That’s true. And re renounced both. In both instances the Democrats lied to him. First about what they were, the second when they drove the knife in his back.

If I recall, The Reagan Dairaies gets into that issue...which now more than ever, people should be reading.


211 posted on 06/18/2014 11:12:07 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

>>Borrow some of those armed drones from Homeland “Security<<

Right? How bout some of those IED resistant MRAPS we’ve seen tootling down the road in our communities.


212 posted on 06/18/2014 11:42:18 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

How bout the Texas rainy day fund?


213 posted on 06/18/2014 11:46:01 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: kingattax

Put the illegals to work making compressed stabilized earth blocks. Then build 2 wall 20’ apart and 20’ tall. Fill in the gap with tamped / rammed earth. Then put a 15’ fence on the Mexican side and add the occasional vehicle ramp up to the top of the wall on the US side.

Build that wall all the way from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico.


214 posted on 06/18/2014 11:54:29 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: kingattax
Com'on Gov. Perry, you are in a position to show the entire nation what's going on. You can also distribute bus tickets to as many of these children as possible to Boston, NYC, Providence RI, New Haven CT, Washington D.C., and Chicago. When those place are flooded with diseased illegals with their hands out, maybe the ever-so compassionate Left will begin to cry "fowl."

GOV. PERRY--DO SOMETHING!
215 posted on 06/18/2014 11:58:36 AM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: Candor7; Fred Nerks

Soon our Open border will permit Jihadists to enter disguised as South Americans.

Already happening.

The link below is to a daily thread on TimeBomb2000, a member there compiles all the jihadi related info he can find, plus a few more other topics, but it’s mostly all jihad related. It’s amazing to see how much he finds every day. I will post a link to the first couple of items. His daily thread is a good resource and he is finishing a book about the dangers and truth of Islam.

http://www.timebomb2000.com/vb/showthread.php?451035-The-Four-Horsemen-Tuesday-06-17-2014

First link youtube, second an article.

“Children” a Distraction as Cartels, Terrorists Flood Across Southern Border

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1R5R5zX7Fng

BORDER PATROL AGENT SOUNDS ALARM
The amount of criminals, murderers and terrorists entering the U.S. right now is overwhelming. We can’t stop it. National security is completely compromised.

http://www.dmldaily.com/border-patrol-agents-sounds-warning/


216 posted on 06/18/2014 12:05:20 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: stevio
The United Methodist Church, some Quaker groups, The Sojourners, and others are raising money to buy tickets, providing information in the affected Cen. American countries on how to get here, what to tell authorities when you arrive, and the services you can apply for once here. This is a well-coordinated effort that has its genesis in an executive order signed by Obama. It is a take-down of America by La Raza, the far Left, Mecha, the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund, the Ford Foundation, the World Council of Churches, etc.

Make no mistake about it, this is going to lead to the Balkanization of the U.S.A. Look at Lebanon, and you see the future of this country, you can make bank on that my fellow Freepers. The Lebanese compassionately let in hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the 1970s following King Hussein of Jordan's crackdown on the PLO. That led to the destabilization of the country, civil war, and a fractured nation run by 18 separate militia groups. Can't happen here? It already is. The militias are hear already--MS 13, the Latin Kings, the Mexican Mafia under their political handlers in La Raza, Mecha, MALDeF, etc.

If I, nothing but a broke-d*ck working stiff, can see this, why can't our politicos, or maybe they do, but because of cowardice, they don't want to do anything to stem it?
217 posted on 06/18/2014 12:18:47 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: attiladhun2

Of course they see it. Either they want it to happen or they think they will be insulated from it. Bastards, all of them.


218 posted on 06/18/2014 1:20:48 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: attiladhun2

“If I, nothing but a broke-d*ck working stiff, can see this, why can’t our politicos, or maybe they do, but because of cowardice, they don’t want to do anything to stem it?”

Of course the kakistocrats see it. Unfortunately for us, the uniparty is pretty much of a consensus that amnesty is the way to go. Native born Americans aren’t pliant enough for their tastes.


219 posted on 06/18/2014 2:34:07 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: kingattax

Yup. There are volunteers all over America who’d be happy to do this.


220 posted on 06/18/2014 3:24:22 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Blood of Tyrants

There should have been minefields and a 20 foot fence along our borders years ago. Now the idiots who have been asleep up to this point don’t have a clue what to do. Just DO SOMETHING!


221 posted on 06/18/2014 3:46:11 PM PDT by fivecatsandadog (OBAMA .... .....WORST.... PRESIDENT......EVER)
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To: molson209

Must have ended up used for ammo to be used on US citizens.


222 posted on 06/18/2014 3:46:13 PM PDT by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44 (22 Yr, Navy Vet))
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To: kingattax

Perry doesn’t want to secure the border, it would be heartless he thinks


223 posted on 06/18/2014 4:01:17 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: BenLurkin

IIRC, Apache attack helicopters were a bone of contention between state National Guard reserves and the Army recently.
Those Apaches would sure come in handy, eh, for whatever CONUS threat we’d face as a homeland?

http://www.defenseone.com/politics/2014/04/army-national-guard-fight-over-apache-helicopters/82150/


224 posted on 06/18/2014 4:21:36 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough (Let's Keep Texas Red.)
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To: attiladhun2; stevio
Some pro-amnesty Republicans are just naive and stupid, but the vast majority know exactly what they're doing and what the consequences will be for the rest of us. They're willing to sell out and let serve as a dumping ground for the Third World's worst dregs for the following short term benefits:

1. Business interests who want the cheap labor.

2. Pandering for a handful of additional Hispanic votes (even though you have to wonder why those Hispanics would vote for a cheap imitation of a pro-amnesty Democrat when they can get the real thing).

3. They're so terrified of being tarred with the "racist xenophobe" brush that they'll sell out their own constituents to prove that it isn't so.

225 posted on 06/18/2014 7:32:39 PM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: kingattax
Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ Fox and Friends show and said Texas lacks the resources and manpower to secure the 1,200 mile Texas border with Mexico.

Number 1 reason....He doesn't have the balls or the courage!

Number 2 reason....He doesn't want to stop the illegal aliens invading Texas anyhow!

226 posted on 06/18/2014 10:37:03 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: RKBA Democrat
Texas politicians won’t even pass a law to allow open carry.

Dewhurst was instrumental in that.

We fired his ass.

/johnny

227 posted on 06/19/2014 6:05:29 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The Obama DREAMER WAR ON CHILDREN continues at the Southern US Border with the very hostile Nation of Mexico.


228 posted on 06/19/2014 8:05:30 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: kingattax

Keep some fed tax money to do the job they won’t.


229 posted on 06/19/2014 8:13:42 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Petrosius

Might suspicious that this obvious solution has never been tried by either party. Somebody’s being paid off.


230 posted on 06/19/2014 8:45:50 AM PDT by paristexas
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To: kingattax

We have plenty of gators in Texas too.


231 posted on 06/19/2014 10:35:49 AM PDT by BubbaBobTX ("The problem with socialism is you eventually run out of other peoples money." Margaret Thatcher)
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To: BubbaBobTX

i know you have gators, but we have too many in florida and we need to get rid of a bunch of em.


232 posted on 06/19/2014 11:02:29 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: KC_Lion

“One of things that has stuck with me ever since I watched the Movie “Patton”
Was when he said “If mountain ranges and oceans can be overcome, then anything built by man can be overcome.”

Ditto for this, if can put a Man on the Moon, Build a Small Exploding Sun (Nuclear Bomb) we can keep out a bunch of Illegal immigrants.”

Patton was referring to fixed fortifications like france’s Maginot Line, and later Hitler’s atlantic wall and if alive today, a wall at the US Mexico border.


233 posted on 06/19/2014 11:00:49 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: BenLurkin

That all takes Money, massive amounts of money which the Texas State Government doesn’t have.

Remember Texans pay Washington thou the noses to do that. They don’t exactly have anther fortune sitting around, because Washington wasted all their hard earned dollars on corruption and various ‘causes’ they were never authorized to do.


234 posted on 06/20/2014 8:25:24 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: ScottinVA

The river runs dry, it can’t support the piranhas, and even if it could they ain’t exactly aggressive as Hollywood portrays them.

The best Texans could do is landmine the border and of course Washington will not permit that in a million years.


235 posted on 06/20/2014 8:26:49 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Perry was Al Gore’s campaign manager in 1988
In 1989 he was recruited by Karl Rove

it’s hard to know which is worse.


236 posted on 06/21/2014 9:06:16 AM PDT by Pelham (California, what happens when you won't deport illegals)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“...I never knew that a Texas *state* guard even existed until I saw it mentioned in this thread...”

See 36th Infantry Division
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/36th_Infantry_Division_%28United_States%29#mediaviewer/File:36th_US_Infantry_Division.png

Texas National Guard. They go back a long way.


237 posted on 06/21/2014 9:30:03 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

“...I never knew that a Texas *state* guard even existed until I saw it mentioned in this thread...”

***********

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_State_Guard

Texas Military Forces

..Texas State Guard
..Texas Army National Guard
..Texas Air National Guard


238 posted on 06/21/2014 9:50:59 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport

Thanks!

The 36th Inf Div came immediately to my mind first... their Rapido River crossing in Italy in WWII is a heroic story or courage, bravery, and determination...

Part of our American history, heritage, traditions, as a PEOPLE and a NATION..


239 posted on 06/21/2014 9:53:24 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: kingattax

The Obama administration itself is the one who had the plan to bring these kids in, and then spread them around through the country. And they are allowing these escorts, in essence, to stand in for the LEOs and move them forward.

Anyhow, the Obama administration facilitated this thing, and the stories about these kids running from drug cartels, and newspaper publishing stories to encourage it is either a cover for their operation, or something be used to help facilitate it.

Don’t believe it?

In January of this year, the federal Government, through the Department of Homeland Security, solicited a contract for vendors to provide the escort services to our border for these “Unaccompanied Alien Children,” to the tune of 65,000 of them.

Here’s the solicitation, still up on the US Government Web Site:

US Government Contract Solicitation to Escort 65,000 Unaccompanied Alien Children to the US Border and into the Country
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=c6d7c0050b912fbc917a46d6709d38bd&tab=core&tabmode=list&=s%3Dopportunity


240 posted on 06/21/2014 10:16:04 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: NFHale
Texas National Guard. They go back a long way.

I'm still not certain how many "Guards" we're talking about here.Of course Texas has an Army and Air National Guard...as do the other 49 states.But I've seen references made in this thread to some kind of *state* guard,one over which Osama Obama,presumably,would have no immediate,direct command authority.

241 posted on 06/21/2014 10:33:35 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Gay State Conservative; deport

Deport posted this to me a few posts upthread and enlightened me... (thanks again!!!)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_State_Guard

p/o Texas Military Forces

..Texas State Guard
..Texas Army National Guard
..Texas Air National Guard


242 posted on 06/21/2014 10:44:09 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: kingattax

I was out on Sandy Hook, NJ. The old mortar batteries were inundated by poison ivy, obviously planted intentionally. There were also cacti and other noxious plants. They used to know what they were doing.


243 posted on 06/22/2014 11:50:00 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: kingattax

Darn right!!! Call for armed & able volunteers. They won’t be able to issue ID badges fast enough.


244 posted on 06/25/2014 8:29:46 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: stevio
The mahogany-row bureaucrats, professional politicians, and fraction-of-a-percent crony capitalists like Bill Gates surely don't give a crap, since they live in fortified compounds and drive around in armored limos or retire to villas in the French Alps.

The rest of us have to live with the consequences of their shortsighted stupidity. I believe more and more of us are tiring of the elites feckless criminality. Just don't let them break you down. That is what they want.
245 posted on 07/16/2014 11:42:54 AM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: kingattax
Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ Fox and Friends show and said Texas lacks the resources and manpower to secure the 1,200 mile Texas border with Mexico.

He just doesn't want to do anything. Might hurt his presidential chances.

246 posted on 07/16/2014 11:47:23 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: attiladhun2

Used to be the elites had conservatives on their side. I think that is changing, it has in my circle.


247 posted on 07/16/2014 1:30:09 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: stevio

The GOP simply does not believe its own rhetoric, any more than the Dems believe in theirs. The GOP claims to believe in small government, but what they really mean is this: “Give us the reins of government and we will deliver the goods and grow the beast more efficiently, and maybe trim some of that bureaucratic fat while we’re at it.” Many GOP governors are doing marvels, but the Washington-Republican establishment seems to have little use for them. Conservatism for them is just a talking point, a tool to drag out of the toolbox at election time to get votes, and to be carefully cleaned off and put back into the box after the election is over.


248 posted on 07/18/2014 11:10:03 AM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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