By The Right Scoop


I’ve got the full interview for you below, but the more interesting part was in the middle where Perry affirms his continued support for allowing illegal immigrants in Texas to get instate tuition. Of course they have to have lived in Texas for three years and have graduated from a Texas high school, and are on the path to citizenship. But he doesn’t back away from it as I would have expected. I have respect for him sticking to his guns even though I disagree with him on the issue. I just can’t get past the point of the law.

Outside of that though, I think he’s a great candidate and he’s one of my top picks. Here’s the full interview:

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brian-Skinner/100000598231323 Brian Skinner

    There is nothing wrong with having instate tuition. He is not going to be doing it at a federal level so it does not matter. Being conservative does not mean you have to be so draconian in your policies that you hurt people that are here through no fault of their own. After all it is just a river. Why should you hit the lottery because you are born on the north east side of it? Just go to El Paso sometime and look at Ciudad Juarez. Nobody would want to live there.

    • Anonymous

      We’re talking about breaking a federal law. “Why should you hit the lottery because you are born on the north east of a river?” – you’re kidding right?

      So let’s get rid of all borders everywhere and see how that works out. How silly.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brian-Skinner/100000598231323 Brian Skinner

        Not if your parents brought you here or gave birth to you while you were here.

        • Anonymous

          Which is being actively pursued as part of the problem. A woman can jump over the border 30 seconds before birth and presto she’s popped out a US Citizen?! That’s nonsense. We don’t need anchor babies and sorry but that won’t fly forever.

      • Anonymous

        So Perry was supposed to veto a bill that
        had damn near 100% support back
        In 2001?

        • Anonymous

          So let’s see by that logic, if all his constituents voted that Perry should jump off a cliff he should? Laws have no meaning if you get enough votes. Is that the theory? How many of that “near 100%” were illegal aliens?

          • Anonymous

            Um no…The 2001 bill had damn near 100%
            of the Texas Legislature. There was only 4 nay
            votes from both houses. That is almost unheard
            of in our state. Do your homework.

    • Anonymous

      BS, it is sad that the illegals parents broke the law and came here illegally and did not think about the impact on their children however it is NOT the responsibility of the American tax payers to subsidize illegals and their children.

      Attrition, Enforcement and Deportation.

      After all it is just a river. No, it is more than just a river. They have violated the laws of our country. They are ILLEGALLY in OUR country.

      What do you think would happen to Americans that invaded Mexico and demanded free health-care, education for their children, right to drive, and social services? Our people would land in jail or might be shot on the spot.

      So why should they come here and demand anything in OUR country?

      Because they are human? Yea, right and because illegals are human that means the American people are inhuman and if they don’t allow the illegals to siphon the very life blood out of hard working American tax payers. Nonsense.

      Why should you hit the lottery because you are born on the north east side of it? Just go to El Paso sometime and look at Ciudad Juarez. Nobody would want to live there.
      And what gives them the moral or legal right to steal from the American people because of their circumstances?

      Perhaps the illegals that are in OUR country can leave now and clean up the corruption and establish a Republic in Mexico. So they can live a better life instead of destroying the lives of the American people.

      Why should the American people pay for them? They haven’t paid a dime into our system. Who do you think pays for instate tuition? The student pays for half and the tax payers pay for the other half. And too, there are only so many slots to go around. So illegals are taking slots that rightfully belong to legal citizens. It is blatantly unfair and unconscionable.

      http://www.theamericanresistance.com/issues/in_state_tuition.html

      http://www.mnforsustain.org/immg_costs_of_educating_legal_illegals_fair.htm#In-State%20Tuition%20Rates

      Implications for the Move to Give In-State Tuition Rates to Illegal Aliens
      Efforts are underway in several states and in Congress to allow illegal aliens to pay steeply discounted in-state tuition at public colleges and universities —rates not available to American citizens from other states. As state universities across the country increasingly limit enrollment, increasing the intake of illegal aliens into these schools will mean fewer opportunities and less aid for U.S. citizens and legal immigrants. It will also mean a higher cost to the state taxpayers; out-of-state tuition is typically two to 3.5 times higher than in-state tuition.10
      In 2000, about 126,000 illegal immigrants under 21 were enrolled in college, according to research from the Congressional Research Service.11 Using 2000 data, we calculated that at non-resident tuition rates, they would be paying between $503 million and $655 million annually. If they were made eligible for in-state tuition discounts, they would be paying less than one-third of that amount, i.e., $155 million to $201 million —leaving taxpayers to make up the difference of $348 million to $454 million.12
      We estimate that both the number of illegal aliens students and in-state tuition costs will have increased since 2000. In 2004 the estimated outlays would be about $839 million to $1.092 billion, and the discount for in-state tuition would reduce that to about $258 million to $336 million —leaving the taxpayers to make up the difference of $581 million to $756 million.

      http://www.daggerpress.com/2011/03/09/state-senate-republicans-challenge-in-state-tuition-for-illegal-immigrants/

      Taxpayers Should Not Subsidize College for Illegal Aliens

      http://www.fairus.org

      /site/PageServer?pagename=iic_immigrationissuecenters6be3

      Estimating the Impact of the DREAM Act

      http://www.cis.org/dream-act-costs

      Illegal immigrants should not get in-state tuition
      http://www.gazette.net/article/20110812/OPINION/708129963/1084/illegal-immigrants-should-not-get-in-state-tuition&template=southernMaryland

      Why in-state tuition for illegal immigrants is wrong

      Published: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 7:00 AM
      http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2011/04/why_in-state_tuition_for_illeg.html

      States Grapple With In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

      Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,186876,00.html#ixzz1WkpvqDVK
      http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,186876,00.html

      http://www.wickedlocal.com/watertown/news/opinions/letters/x1651175503/Letter-In-state-tuition-for-illegal-immigrants-sends-the-wrong-message#axzz1WkqaewdB
      Letter: In-state tuition for ‘illegal immigrants’ sends wrong message

      Read more: Letter: In-state tuition for ‘illegal immigrants’ sends wrong message – Watertown, MA – Watertown TAB http://www.wickedlocal.com/watertown/archive/x1651175503/Letter-In-state-tuition-for-illegal-immigrants-sends-the-wrong-message#ixzz1WkqeFh1h

      Video: Student Speaks Out Against In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens
      http://tamu.campusreform.org/group/80/blog/video-student-speaks-out-against-in-state-tuition-for-illegal-aliens

      Why in-state tuition for illegal immigrants is wrong [SB 742]

      http://www.ofirblog.com/?p=187

      In-state tuition means more illegal immigrants
      http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-01-24/news/bs-ed-immigrant-tuition-letter-20110124_1_illegal-immigrants-tuition-enablement

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        thank you for posting all of that.

    • http://www.facebook.com/aaronjellsworth Aaron Ellsworth

      If it is just a river, why is the south side of it so awful? What are the causes of the differences between the US and Mexico? Why couldn’t Mexico be just as great as the US? Does national sovereignty mean nothing to you? Do you believe your neighbor can come on to your property and pick your flowers and fruits at will?

  • http://theessexblog.blogspot.com/ kcnut

    he allow sanctuary cities which is wrong.

  • Anonymous

    Perry is a RINO.

    • Anonymous

      Is this the issue that makes him a RINO? With what the republicans have done in recent years, what clout hath the name?

      If you are saying he is like John McCain, I’d have to pull your hair and scratch your eyes out :-)

      • Anonymous

        You have such a way with words. R. You make me laugh. At the risk of getting my hair pulled and my eyes being scratched out….please review these links.

        Gov. Perry is a RINO (Republican in name only). He is a member of the Bilderberg conspiracy, and you can find more on this lefty by checking what he did as Gov. of Texas and checking out: http://www.commieblaster.com I cannot conjecture how fast the so-called Conservatives are jumping on his band wagon, will we ever learn from the past? God help us!
        Jesus Is Victory!
        Chaplain John

        http://blackroberegiment.ning.com/profiles/blogs/gov-perry-is-a-rino

        Perry: Pay No Attention to That Amnesty Supporter Behind the Curtain!
        http://cis.org/krikorian/Perry-amnesty-supporter-behind-the-curtain

        http://www.alipac.us/article6441.html

        Perry Reaffirms Support for Texas DREAM Act Amnesty
        Posted on Wednesday, July 27 @ 00:56:59 EDT
        Topic: Republican GOP Republicans immigration

        Texas Governor and potential 2012 Presidential nominee Rick Perry still supports his state’s DREAM Act ten years after it was passed despite strong Republican opposition – but he maintains he does not support the act at the federal level.

        In an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader, Perry reiterated his long-standing support for his state’s bipartisan passing of the 2001 DREAM Act.

        “To punish these young Texans for their parents’ actions is not what America has always been about,” he said.

        Topics: Illegal immigration, DREAM Act Amnesty, undocumented students, Gov. Rick Perry, U.S.-Mexico border

        July 26, 2011
        Bryan Llenas
        FOX News Network, LLC

        The state act allows for in-state tuition for undocumented students who have lived in the state for three years and have either obtained a GED or graduated from state public or accredited private schools. In contrast, the federal DREAM Act goes a step further by potentially providing a pathway to citizenship to some undocumented immigrants who show good moral character and either go to a four year college or join the military.

        Texas’ longest serving governor has tried to walk a fine line between appealing to Texas’ growing Hispanic population – now 36.8 percent- and right wing groups that have demanded tougher stances on illegal immigration and voter identification laws. The scrutiny is only expected to intensify if Perry chooses to enter the Republican primary, where conservative voters will expect a tough-line immigration policy.

        “It is very dangerous for American citizens to have a President who turns a blind eye to what’s going on on the border,” he said to the New Hampshire Union Leader on Sunday.

        Perry has gone as far as rejecting Arizona’s controversial SB1070 immigration law, hailing it as a bill that was not right for Texas – a state with a history of rejecting harsh anti-immigrant policies.

        “I fully recognize and support a state’s right and obligation to protect its citizens, ” Perry said in a written statement to the Associated Press. “But I have concerns with portions of the law passed in Arizona and believe it would not be the right direction for Texas.”

        Perry calls the federal government’s plan to secure the borders “an abject failure” which forced Texas to essentially do the job he believes is intended for Washington.

        Although Perry has still not officially announced a run for President, the governor has recently made appearances at Latino events, including most notably last month’s address to the National Association of Latino Elected Appointed Officials.

        A poll released Tuesday from the American Research Group has Perry at the top of the pack of Republican presidential candidates in Florida, another key- and heavily Latino state.

        Political Positions of Rick Perry

        http://www.thepoliticalguide.com/rep_bios.php?rep_id=56615334&category=views&id=20100510135128

        Repubs: 14 Reasons Why Rick Perry = A Really Bad President
        http://www.drudge.com/news/147324/repubs-14-reasons-why-rick-perry-really

    • Anonymous

      everyone is a rino except the candidate you are supporting

      • Anonymous

        o, interesting comment. At present I don’t have a candidate. I want to carefully evaluate each candidate.

  • http://www.solitudeholdings.com/blog1/ Dan C

    What is interesting to me is that he is way better than Romney, so by comparison he looks like this super conservative warrior for us. However, it only appears that way because he is being compared to Romney. Also I have to wonder, if Obama had passed the dream act, what would Mark Levin and the rest of the conservative movement be saying right now? They would be up in arms to say the least, and rightfully so, and yet Perry did it and it does not seem to be hurting him at all.

    That smells like massive hypocrisy to me from the conservative movement, but again when comparing him to Romney, then yeah almost anyone looks good!

    • B-Funk

      That’s a good point.

    • Anonymous

      No. There are huge differences between the TX Dream Act and the Fed DREAM Act. TX DREAM offers *in-state tuition rates*, Period. It did not *grant citizenship*. The grants are based on merit, meaning you have to have a good grade point average, you must agree to pursue citizenship, and you have to have lived in TX for 3 years. And that’s where it ends.

      The Fed DREAM was a whole different animal, *granting citizenship* to a vastly larger population w/very little oversight, and allowing them to then import their families as well, if I remember correctly.

      I don’t consider Perry a RINO b/c of it, although you’re welcome to disagree. In light of the majority minority situation in TX and the attendant financial burdens yadda yadda I do see why he felt that it was a prudent course for his state. And as he said there were virtually no NAY votes on the bill from either side so he clearly wasn’t alone in his logic.

      Based on his pro-life record, his small-gov Federalist views, his stellar Chairmanship of the RGA over the past years, his record on taxation and his stewardship of Texas, the fact that he’s reduced the footprint of the portion of the budget that he controls everytime he’s signed off on it, and especially for his interest in FINALLY controlling our border – I’m voting for him. I trust him. I trust him to make intelligent decisions on illegal immigration, too. I KNOW he won’t sandbag America to give the vote to the liberals – he’s smarter than that.

      • http://www.solitudeholdings.com/blog1/ Dan C

        The debt in Texas has exploded as have Government jobs. Just saying.

        • Anonymous

          That’s a good point, Dan.

        • Anonymous

          Not really at all. They have budgeted pass through funds from the Feds as well. That is what makes the budget look like it has exploded.

        • Anonymous

          Govt. jobs haven’t exploded. Between 2000-2010, government jobs in Texas increased by 21% – the rate at which they increased was 19% *faster* than the previous decades rate of growth. More than half of that can be attributed to public schools. A 20% increase does not an explosion make.

          While debt has increased, it is at the local govt level and not state – per *capita*, Texas debt is the second lowest in the nation, according to the Tax Foundation. Each city has control of their spending/debt ratio, and with the influx of population, there is indeed more borrowing to accomodate for it, whether it be schools, transportation or whatever the city chooses to spend it on.

          The important thing is that the debt is both directed and paid for by those who benefit from it – not the state. The result is that Texas households benefit from a lower COL and wind up with more household dollars than most other states. Pick your poison – top down or bottom up. From a Republican perspective, Texas is doing just fine.

    • Anonymous

      I think it is hurting, Perry. The problem is that we might end up like the last presidential election and be forced to vote for someone like Mc Cain in hopes of keeping obama out of office.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        my fears exactly- I’ve been having McCain flashbacks ever since Romney and Perry have become the ones everyone is pushing for.

    • Anonymous

      I think it is hurting, Perry. The problem is that we might end up like the last presidential election and be forced to vote for someone like Mc Cain in hopes of keeping obama out of office.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1202585080 Deb Foxhall Blankenship

    Rick Perry is a RINO. He’s slick talking and will say whatever needs to be said at the time. If he’s talking to Border Summitts he calls them “undocumented workers” when he’s trying to gain the Christian vote he calls a Prayer Vigil for rain. Ugh! Can’t Conservatives see through this politics-as-usual, more of the same, big government, professional politician?! And for those who are feeling a bit desperate, let me reassure you that as it stands right now ANY candidate we put out there will beat Obama based on the polls alone. Why not STAND up for our principals! Why not put a real conservative in the White House. Don’t accept desperation in the form of a RINO. Stand your ground. We will win the day! Let’s nominate fresh new ideas, and strong conservative values! Rick Perry is same ole stuff that got us into the mess we have today!! RINO Rick Perry!

    • Anonymous

      Which one of you are copying off of the other’s paper?

      :-)

      Losers.

    • Anonymous

      WHo do you support Sarah Palin..she will never win. Michelle Bachmann..she will never win, Romney biggest RINO of all. We MUST have someone who will win. Our goal is to get rid of the worst president our country has ever seen.

    • Anonymous

      The problem is would you rather have obama or Perry? I am hoping for more candidates.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Rick Perry is a RINO. He’s slick talking and will say whatever needs to be said at the time. If he’s talking to Border Summitts he calls them “undocumented workers” when he’s trying to gain the Christian vote he calls a Prayer Vigil for rain. Ugh! Can’t Conservatives see through this politics-as-usual, more of the same, big government, professional politician?! And for those who are feeling a bit desperate, let me reassure you that as it stands right now ANY candidate we put out there will beat Obama based on the polls alone. Why not STAND up for our principals! Why not put a real conservative in the White House. Don’t accept desperation in the form of a RINO. Stand your ground. We will win the day! Let’s nominate fresh new ideas, and strong conservative values! Rick Perry is same ole stuff that got us into the mess we have today!! RINO Rick Perry!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Rick Perry is a RINO. He’s slick talking and will say whatever needs to be said at the time. If he’s talking to Border Summitts he calls them “undocumented workers” when he’s trying to gain the Christian vote he calls a Prayer Vigil for rain. Ugh! Can’t Conservatives see through this politics-as-usual, more of the same, big government, professional politician?! And for those who are feeling a bit desperate, let me reassure you that as it stands right now ANY candidate we put out there will beat Obama based on the polls alone. Why not STAND up for our principals! Why not put a real conservative in the White House. Don’t accept desperation in the form of a RINO. Stand your ground. We will win the day! Let’s nominate fresh new ideas, and strong conservative values! Rick Perry is same ole stuff that got us into the mess we have today!! RINO Rick Perry!

  • B-Funk

    That’s a good point.

  • Anonymous

    Well…isn’t this special?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    No idea what you are talking about or what you mean.

    • Anonymous

      Uh huh. You had a post identical to DebFox…and it vanished.

      One of you, possibly both…is a Loser. Like paid spammers spreading bullshit as if it were legitmate thought and opinion.

      • KenInMontana

        It is a technical issue Rshill, I removed the duplicates. It happens with disqus from time to time.

        • Anonymous

          Ok, but there were two different names and two different pictures. I just wanted to rip the jugular out of a troll, dagnabbit!

          I’ll chill instead.

          • KenInMontana

            The name thing is a disqus issue as well it will find other profiles you have that correspond to your IP and try to merge them. It kept trying to merge profiles I have for other sites, it can be a pain sometimes. Although a bit of good news on the diqus front , they have finally fixed the “comments and likes” counters.

            • Anonymous

              “Although a bit of good news on the disqus front , they have finally fixed the “comments and likes” counters.”

              See my comments and likes. Mine has been screwed up from when we used WordPress. Recently my comment and likes counter went to a negative number.

              -864 comments -1923 likes received

              Each comment or like I receive lowers the number by one.

              I really don’t care, but am informing you it isn’t fixed.

              • KenInMontana

                Mine was negatives until this afternoon, but for you and anyone else that is still showing negatives, help@disqus.com , send them a note at that email addy they are pretty good about responding.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Florey/100002543536293 Mike Florey

    Anyone who worked for and supported Al Gore has my instant, deep, and abiding suspicion. I’m verrrry wary of his (Perry’s) stance on illegal immigration.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Florey/100002543536293 Mike Florey

    Anyone who worked for and supported Al Gore has my instant, deep, and abiding suspicion. I’m verrrry wary of his (Perry’s) stance on illegal immigration.

  • Anonymous

    The problem is the how to close the border. Anybody had the chance to check this book:

    http://trevorloudon.com/2011/08/behind-operation-fast-furious-the-islamic-connection/

  • Anonymous

    The problem is the how to close the border. Anybody had the chance to check this book:

    http://trevorloudon.com/2011/08/behind-operation-fast-furious-the-islamic-connection/

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Darn, did I double post? Sorry folks. Not sure what happened. :)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Well, you are wrong. It was an error. Please stop name calling. I don’t appreciate it and it’s uncalled for.

    • Anonymous

      Who cares? Appreciate it anyway.

    • Anonymous

      Who is your pick for the Republican nomination?

    • Anonymous

      He always goes that route. He’s one of those dudes that if you don’t agree with him, he starts a religious or political war with you. Most of us just write him off as a wanker. Take our lead, Deb. You will also hear the “troll” nonsense too. Just throw down with wits, and Rshill7 usually retreats like a bear into the woods.

      • Anonymous

        You’ve never done that, junior.

        P.S. You’re just a shadow of a man. Ooooh, dat’s funny.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Excuse me? Why such a nasty response? As you can see I’ve given my real name. It’s also the first time I’ve tried to post here. Sorry if I’ve bothered you.

    • Anonymous

      Maybe you didn’t notice the ‘reply’ buttons. They are right beside the ‘like’ buttons. Try that.

    • Anonymous

      Welcome, Deb. We sometimes get very passionate here don’t let it scare you off! smile

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    I haven’t decided yet. You?

    • Anonymous

      Ok, a little snafu I was not aware of was present. Ken informed me. Welcome. I like Perry. Who do you like?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Thanks Dad :)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    I assure you I am not a troll. Just never posted with disqus before but I believe I’ll keep my guard up just the same.

    • Anonymous

      Welcome Deb! Let me say you don’t sound like a troll :) Since I found this site a year and a half + ago, I rarely comment anywhere else.

      We are usually a very friendly site that cares about each other – but this election has stirred the pot and emotions do get going a bit.

      I hope you will stick around and check us out for a while and make up your own mind. Don’t let anyone sway you – it has to be your own decision:)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    I tried posting here last night and it didn’t look like it was connecting so maybe that’s why the 2 names.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Oh, I was certain you liked Perry. lol And to be fair, Perry is likable. Just not a true conservative. I honestly haven’t decided who I will support yet. I think it’s possible others might still get into the race.

    • Anonymous

      :-)

    • Anonymous

      Darn!! Now you’ve made his day!!

  • Anonymous

    There is no perfect candidate. Remember number one mission DEFEAT Obama with some one who can win. This is the guy who can win. Believe it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    As I’ve stated to Rshill7, I haven’t decided yet. According to several polls ANY candidate we nominate will beat Obama so your “she will never win” is incorrect according to the polls. Make no mistake, we will win the day. As Rush has said for years Conservatism wins everytime it’s tried. I just see a sense of desperation that I think is unfounded. We are ahead! We don’t have to compromise and we shouldn’t settle. I don’t want more of the same that got us where we are right now. What about you?

    • Anonymous

      Listen. This really bothers me and I think it bothers Palin too. Why can’t you be for Palin without trashing others? Lots of Palinistas are the same…they launch into same party rivals like they were fresh meat cooked to perfection. I don’t get it. It ain’t Reaganesque. It’s ugly. There are times and places for ugly and this ain’t it. Am I wrong?

      • Anonymous

        Palin has NOT gone ugly on any GOP Candidates.

        • Anonymous

          Dear Dookiehead:

          Did I say Palin? No I did not. It’s a fairly short post. Read it again, then give yourself the dumbest expression you can muster, in the mirror.

          Love,
          Notasdumbasthou

    • Anonymous

      I want the most conservative candidate that will win. If you believe any of these candidates can win against BO you are sadly mistaken. Palin and Bachmann are Poison to a lot of voters. No we do not need another McCain (Romney) who are afraid to come out swing against the biggest enemy to our country Obama.

      • Anonymous

        Hussein is a one term president. The battle is over which progressive elephant the DC political class thinks they can foist off on the People.

        • Anonymous

          Do not under estimate the most corrupt administration this country has ever seen. That pile of cash or Liar in chief has collected is just waiting to unlease on the likes of Palin, Bachman , Paul. Perry has the ba*** to fight dirty with BO.

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          I would love to believe that sDee, but I just can’t. I don’t call him dear leader for nothing. I feel, as I have from the day he was elected, that there are a few things up those marxist sleeves of his, and his lap dogs to do his every bidding- and I still think he will do an amnesty thing as well, and have all the illegals at the voter registration places, each coming out with a D after their names. I just have this horrible feeling. I pray to God I am wrong!

      • Anonymous

        You are a stupid f-ing Dickhead!

        • Anonymous

          Last time I checked it is hard for a WOMAN to be a dickhead. But if it makes you feel better to say it when someone has a difference of opinion go right ahead. But it doesn’t say much for your character when you attack fellow conservatives.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    This is the guy who can win? Who? Are you referring to Perry? Are you a Reagan conservative? Do you hold to the values of the Tea Party? What makes you think Perry is the only one who can win? There are a lot of people who think otherwise about Perry. Again, the polls show Generic Republican can beat Obama so I don’t want a RINO.

  • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

    I’m sorry, but as much as I like Mark Levin, I disagree with him on Gov. Perry..

    Gov. Perry is a Big govt. Liberal Republican Party RINO.. He created jobs alright, but 90% if them were in the govt sector, not the private sector.. and his job creating myth and illusion, is wrapped around his crony capitalism..

    Gov. Perry is the same as Obama in bloating and growing big govt. jobs, just to make him look good, and he off sets the Budget income shortfall, that he had to balance his State budget shortfall, with, due to the lack of private free enterprise economy revenue, from the private sector, with Obama’s federal govt. obamacare funding money, which Perry said he would not take, but which he gladly accepts, to make him look like a great Governor.

    Gov. Perry is being vetted more and more, every day.. and day by day, and more is he is political foundations, ie; his Governing record and his Governing process is vetted, the more his political pretentious conservative foundation is exposed, thus, the more it cracks, crumbles, and will eventually ultimately collapse..

    • Will Franklin

      False. Texas has created nearly 4 times more private sector jobs than all other states combined. And, yes, public sector employment has grown, but it’s almost entirely new teachers and such to service Texas’ rapidly growing population. Texas actually has fewer government employees per capita than it did when Perry took office.

      • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

        Why don’t you put down that beer can, and read something factual and truthful for once.

        Here’s an article to help give facts and truths, to the Gov. Perry Pro-Business Conservative illusion- These are Facts and Statistics from Perry’s own Texas State Registry Board for Labor Statistics and Records.

        “How Rick Perry Created Jobs in Texas”
        By RICK NEWMAN
        US News and World Report
        August 16, 2011
         
        quote-
         
        It sounds like an outsized Texas boast, but the numbers support Rick Perry when he claims that Texas has created more than one-third of the jobs in the United States since the economic recovery began in 2009.
         
        There’s an important caveat, however, that the Texas governor is unlikely to volunteer: Virtually all of those new jobs are in the government sector, not in private enterprise.

        To figure out why the Texas economy has outperformed the nation’s, I analyzed data from the govt’s, Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine what kinds of jobs have been created and destroyed in Texas since the beginning of 2008. Then I compared that to national data. (BLS’s statewide data only go through the end of 2010, so I used national data for the same timeframe.) The numbers confirm that the job picture in Texas is much brighter than elsewhere. But they also show that Texas has benefited disproportionally from growth at all levels of government. Here’s a detailed breakdown:
         
        see article for full detail breakdown.!!
         
         

        • Anonymous

          Thanks for the info, TPP4.

          • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

            anytime.. : )

      • Anonymous

        This is the huge problem we have in this country!!! All the candidates want to manage debt like Perry did in Texas!! I don’t have any facts about the job growth in Texas and it does not matter. The fact is Perry has increase the size of the government of Texas. Yes he did things to make the environment more suitable to do business, just like Bush did! Perry is not what we need! He will stay on the same road to hell but we’ll get their slower than with Obama!! He need a president that stands for the individual!! That us what made this country great!

      • Anonymous

        Good points, WF.

    • Anonymous

      Let me guess you are a Ron Paul Fan. Comparing Perry to Obama is nonsense.

      • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

        Negative good buddy.. try again..

        • Anonymous

          TeaParty, I understand where you are coming from, but he is friendly to the private sector. His immigration stance is unacceptable, though.

          • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

            Hey, Texas can have all the Big Govt. Crony Capitalist Perry’s they want.. but the rest of the Constitutional Conservative Patriotic Nation, does not want neither Perry, nor Romney..

            • Anonymous

              Man, I don’t want him, but if I’m a businessman or women, I’ll sleep better at night.

              • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

                Compared to who.. Obama.. we would sleep better if the dog catcher was President, compared to Obama.. as yes, anything would be preferable.. but why would we want to settle for less, when we can have the best.. President elect Sarah Louise Palin, the Nation’s 45th and first female President, in US History.!!

        • Anonymous

          Please not Palin.

          • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

            You Betcha.!!

            • Anonymous

              She is toxic and will never win. Independents hate this woman. You are wasting your vote. You must be ready for 4 more years of BO.

              • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

                tsk, tsk, tsk.. drinking the liberal kool-aide I see..

                people like yourself, said the same thing about Gov. Reagan in 1980.. know your history, and have courage in what is right, and who is the best the nation..
                Try again..

                • Anonymous

                  Drinking the reality Kool-aide. Used to be a palin fan until she became a quitter and left her governor post. I want a fighter not a quitter. Palin constantly need for attention is troubling. I think if she get in there is a possible third party threat and Obama wins.

                • Anonymous

                  Drinking the reality Kool-aide. Used to be a palin fan until she became a quitter and left her governor post. I want a fighter not a quitter. Palin constantly need for attention is troubling. I think if she get in there is a possible third party threat and Obama wins.

                • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

                  wow.. that hurts.. I’m going home to tell my mommy..

                  lol.. did you think of that all yourself..

                  amazing, how you liberal morons, like to write the ending first, and leave all the factual truthful information out, that came before that.. tsk, tsk, tsk..

                  Try again, and next time, try using actual facts pertaining to Gov. Palin’s actual record of achievements and accomplishments, instead of your hate mongering liberal political propagandist tripe..

                  lol.. tsk, tsk, tsk..

                  Let me educate you as you are in serious need of it..

                  Gov. Palin is a Constitutional Conservative Ronald Reagan Republican.. and she is the undeniable heir to the Ronald Reagan mantle..  and why, not because she proclaimed it so, or I, or any other Tea Party Patriot claimed her to be.. It’s because she has proven time and time again, with her unwaivering dedication, devotion, and adherence to the Values and Principles of Constitutional Conservatism, adherence to the laws the US Constitution, to the Founding Principles and Values, set by the Founding Fathers, of limited Federal govt. powers..  ensuring Politicians, aka. elected officials, are held accountable to the people  who elected them, their constituents., of putting the people first before politics.., of keeping Taxes low, and keeping the govt. out of the business of Private Capitalist Free Market Enterprise system, and so on.. It’s in her actions as evidenced by her record as the Governor of Alaska, the Chairwoman of Alaska’s Oil and Gas Industry Committee,  Mayor of the City of Wasilla, and so on..  This is her Ronald Reagan Political Policy
                  Doctrine- Constitutional Conservative Leadership, but even more than that, she embodies his spirit of Freedom, Liberty, Equal Justice, the Pursuit of Happiness, the American Dream, and of real Hope, not Obama’s false hope.. and is why she embodies the spirit of Ronald Reagan, and all that he was, which is the Spirit of America.. Gov. Palin is now in her own right, as a Reagan Constitutional Conservative woman, and will be the first female and 45th U.S. President of the United States of America.

                  Here’s an Election night news prediction for you- 

                  “Breaking News from Election HQ’s for Nov. 6th, 2012, America has just Elected it’s first ever, Woman President in U.S. History, Conservative Republican President Elect, Sarah Palin, is now the Nation’s 45th President of the United State of America”.

                • Anonymous

                  Funny but I have never voted anything thing but conservative my whole life. Sarah Palin is a has been. Sarah Palin is no REAGAN!

                • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

                  tsk, tsk, tsk..

                  People like you, said the same thing about then Gov. Reagan in 1980..

                  tsk, tsk, tsk..

                • Anonymous

                  I voted for Reagan meathead. Palin is no Reagan.

                • http://foxnation.com TeaPartyPatriot4ever

                  Gov. Palin is a Constitutional Conservative Ronald Reagan Republican.. and she is the undeniable heir to the Ronald Reagan mantle.. and why, not because she proclaimed it so, or I, or any Tea Party Patriot claimed her to be.. It’s because she has proven time and time again, with her unwaivering dedication, devotion, and adherence to the Values and Principles of Constitutional Conservatism, adherence to the laws the US Constitution, to the Founding Principles and Values, set by the Founding fathers, of limited Federal govt. powers.. ensuring Politicians, aka. elected officials, are held accountable to the people who elected them, their constituents., of putting the people first before politics.., of keeping Taxes low, and keeping the govt. out of the business of Private Capitalist Free Market Enterprise system, and so on.. It’s in her actions as evidenced by her record as the Governor of Alaska, the Chairwoman of Alaska’s Oil and Gas Industry Committee, Mayor of the City of Wasilla, and so on.. This is her Ronald Reagan Political Policy Doctrine- Constitutional Conservative Leadership, and is why she embodies the spirit of Ronald Reagan, and all that he was.. Gov. Palin is now in her own right, as a Reagan Constitutional Conservative woman, and will be the first female and 45th U.S. President of the United States of America. And with a Constitutional Conservative Ronald Regan President Palin, at the helm of America for 2 Terms, we can be assured, that the Obama Liberal Socialist-Marxist fascist machinery, will be completely dismantled, and America will once against be restored to it’s original Foundation !!!

                  And as I speak, Gov. Sarah Palin, is on the road to the White House, and the US Presidency.. one main street, one town, one city, one person at a time..  this is what a real Patriotic Reagan Constitutional Conservative American leader, running for the US Presidency, is all about and does..  talking to America,  about America, it’s Values, Principles, it’s Independent American Spirit, with her absolute resolve, will, and determination, to take back this great Nation from Obama, and from his destructive and manipulative Socialist-Marxism, and return the Nation back to Economic, Political, and Social prosperity, of Free Market Capitalism..  getting out of the way of the private business sector, and adhering to the U.S. Constitution, as the law of the land,  thus putting the US Govt., back into the hands of the American People, and ensuring that the US govt., adheres  to, “The Will” of the Majority, of the American people.!!
                   
                  Here’s an Election night news prediction for you-
                   
                  “Breaking News from Election HQ’s for Nov. 6th, 2012, America has just Elected it’s first ever, Woman President in U.S. History, Conservative Republican President Elect, Sarah Palin, is now the Nation’s 45th President of the United State of America”.

                • Anonymous

                  Barack Obama made a lot of promises to but Quess what? It was fiction.

              • Anonymous

                Why do you think palin is toxic?

                • Anonymous

                  Typically FUD tactic used to get conservatives to back a “moderate”.

                  Stand strong – don’t buy it!

                • Anonymous

                  SDee, can you be more specific, I am in the process of gathering information about all the potential candidates and want to do some comparison shopping. smile

                • Anonymous

                  SDee, can you be more specific, I am in the process of gathering information about all the potential candidates and want to do some comparison shopping. smile

                • Anonymous

                  Palin is like a bad penny that keep turning up. She has gotten a taste of the lime light and it has gone to her head. She will not get the independent vote or even the conservative vote. Young people think she is a goof ball. That is the facts. Sorry if you are a Palin fan. Maybe she needs to come out with a talk show. But she is NOT qualified to be POTUS anymore than OBAMA.

                • Anonymous

                  V, what makes her a bad penny? Why isn’t she qualified? What candidates do you think are better. Please be specific.

                • Anonymous

                  V, what makes her a bad penny? Why isn’t she qualified? What candidates do you think are better. Please be specific.

              • Anonymous

                Play media’s game.Dickhead.

                • Anonymous

                  I guess when you have no fact everyone else is a dick head.

          • Anonymous

            Yes Palin. Dickhead.

            • Anonymous

              “…72 percent of conservatives, 71 percent of Republicans and 66 percent of independents think Palin should stay out.”

              Read more: http://fxn.ws/q2i6Xc

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Rshill, I’m not trashing Rick Perry and I said I haven’t decided who I am for. I am speaking in terms of the issues. His record. I’ve stated to you Perry is likable. It’s not a personal thing with me. I happen to be a Conservative who is tired of politicians who say one thing and do another. Aren’t you?

    • Anonymous

      Just keep thinking 4 more yrs of Obama. Helps put thing in perspective.

      • Anonymous

        Perry is not one bit more electable than Palin. In fact Palin is more electable. Dickhead.

        • Anonymous

          Have you been smoking some weed tonight or your dreaming Palin is a loser. Let’s move on.

          • Anonymous

            V, please, if you would be so kind, be more specific. Include links to verify your assertions. I think it is helpful if we have facts so that we can compare and contrast candidates about the major issues. And then decide who comes closest to representing our, overall, point of view.

          • Anonymous

            V, please, if you would be so kind, be more specific. Include links to verify your assertions. I think it is helpful if we have facts so that we can compare and contrast candidates about the major issues. And then decide who comes closest to representing our, overall, point of view.

        • Anonymous

          Stop name calling! You sound like a Progressive.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    I’m clicking reply but it doesn’t look like it’s showing up as a Reply rather just a post to me. Are my replys coming out as posts to you also? Sorry if so, I don’t know what else to do.

    • Anonymous

      Did you try clearing out you browser history/cookies and restarting your browser?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, the past 2 and half years have caused what I call OFS=Obama fatique syndrome. And it’s understandable because he’s done such damage. But if we are ever to truely WIN, we have to elect a Conservative – a Reagan like conservative. The time is 2012. It’s never been a better moment for Conservatives. But to compromise with a RINO just makes me cringe. Rick Perry is a great politician but just because of that doesn’t mean he is the only candidate who can beat Barack Obama. Rick Perry is a career politician and I’m afraid we’d get what we’ve always gotten. And for the record, I am not and never will be a Ron Paul fan.

    • Anonymous

      Again The most conservative candidate who can win OR 4 more years of Obama.

      • Anonymous

        That would be Sarah Palin. Dickhead.

        • Anonymous

          You must have been hit in the head as a child to be so dense. Palin is a has been. Poll today 74% hopes she will not run. Just the facts “dickhead”

        • Anonymous

          I am gathering information about the candidates, if you wouldn’t mind, would you please post why Sarah Palin would be a great president. If you can post links to verify your points, that would be appreciated.

        • Anonymous

          I am gathering information about the candidates, if you wouldn’t mind, would you please post why Sarah Palin would be a great president. If you can post links to verify your points, that would be appreciated.

    • Anonymous

      Deb, I like your term “obama Fatigue”.

    • Anonymous

      Deb, I like your term “obama Fatigue”.

  • Anonymous

    go perry…talking heads are sh**t scared perry might run away with it.

    • Anonymous

      Perry/Rubio 2012 now thats a winning ticket. Lets make it happen.

      • Anonymous

        Palin/ Ryan or Palin/ Sandoval is a Better ticket. Dickhead.

        • Anonymous

          I case you are brain dead Palin will never win. She is a LOSER and a Quitter. Obama would be a sure win against Pailn.

          • Anonymous

            Sure win? Are you sure?

          • Anonymous

            You are the one that is terrified that she will win. You know that if SP enters the Repub primary, she will win it…..which kills the prospect for your candidate. The remarkable thing is, she could win as an independent.

            you remind me of an old teacher I had who hated the Broncos because they kept knocking his beloved Browns out of the playoffs, then went on to lose the Superbowl…….every time.

            Look, It will suck if BO gets re-elected. But if we elect enough constitutionally minded conservatives, we will retake the congress, perhaps with supermajority. This will facilitate undoing a lot of damage. How will we do that? By going around to every state, looking for good people to support and helping them get elected…………OH WAIT, somebody else stepped down from a governorship to do that already! Who could that be? Oh, right. It was Gov. Rick ‘jobs’ Perry.

            • Anonymous

              I am not “terrified” that Palin will win. In fact I know she would lose against BO and then our country loses because we have four more yrs of Obama. She is not qaulified to be POTUS any more than BO.

              • Anonymous

                Not qualified anymore than BO. Man, you must be a woman hater, if you can’t make a distinction between Obama and Palin. That is truly like comparing apples and a-holes!

                • Anonymous

                  Palin is a nice person but what has she been doing the last 3 yrs Doing a show on TLC. Riding around in a bus trying to grab the lime light. Sorry this is not some one I want to call president. Obama was a star to and we saw how that has turned out.

                • Anonymous

                  Yeah, she’s a bit of a drama queen. But against Obama, she will do just fine.

                • Anonymous

                  I don’t want a drama queen I want a president. There is a difference.

                • Anonymous

                  Me neither. But drama queen will suffice over a Marxist.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    So The Right Scoop is just a place for Perrypots to argue for Perry and not talk as conservatives? Is that right?

    • Anonymous

      The most conservative candidate who can win or 4 more yrs of Obama. Palin, Bachmann, Paul can not win and as a matter of fact they are toxic to independents. Romney almost democrat. Perry/Rubio 2012.

      • Anonymous

        I’m alright with that.

      • Anonymous

        How about the most conservative candidate, PERIOD?

        “a banner of bold, unmistakable colors, with no pastel shades”

        Now is the time to do it if ever there was.

        • Anonymous

          Come out with it who do you back? We all know its not Perry. Commit to your candidate.

        • Anonymous

          Come out with it who do you back? We all know its not Perry. Commit to your candidate.

    • Anonymous

      No, I’m not down with him. But, his private sector freedom approach is commendable. His illegal immigrant crap has got to go.

    • Anonymous

      nope not at all.
      (you gotta try and fix the problem with your “reply” button tho)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Odin, who do you mean by talking heads?

    • Anonymous

      all the talking heads on the left…dick morris…rove…kraut…bill o…weekly standard folks…all of em think perry is too texan…he needs to sound moderate…the usual crap…what these dummies dont understand is that independents will vote right because obama is on the left.

  • Anonymous

    I give Perry credit. Texas, my state, created most of the jobs in the private sector. But, his stance on illegal immigration is whack, and completely against our conservative mission. He needs to back down on this, because if he gets into the presidency, he’s pushing amnesty.

    • Anonymous

      No perfect candidate

  • Anonymous

    I’d prefer illegals be denied the help, but in Texas I can understand. It passed 197-4 so it would have passed over a veto anyway.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    So you guys and gals are not really conservatives – just Perrybots. Right? Just curious how many of you live in Texas? That explains a little about your dogmatic support. However, how can you just explain away so easily his DREAM act for illegal’s children. If you are a real conservative you will say that’s a problem for Perry. If you wave it away, that’s compromise and deep down that bothers you if you really are conservative. I’m looking for truth here. Come on, people. You can believe blindly he is Perfect, surely. If you say that his mandating the Gardisil shot for girls means nothing than you cannot be a died in the wool Reagan like conservative. Big government is one of the hallmarks that makes any politician more like a Democrat and Perry’s actions as Governor over and over is big government. I just have to believe you Perrybots are Republicans first and perhaps Conservatives second. Right?

    • Anonymous

      He isn’t a solid conservative, but look at his treatment of the private sector. Texas is the place to be if you want to start up a business.

    • Anonymous

      Actually I live in Missouri. I would have supported Paul ryan but alas he will not run. I am going with the most conservative candidate WHO CAN WIN! He is far from perfect but Obama is the real enemy.

      • Anonymous

        Hell yeah! Ryan is an Ayn Rand man. We need more objective thinkers in the Whitehouse.

    • Anonymous

      u obviously dont know his record…tort reform..low taxes…balanced budgets…low regulation…if that is not conservative i am not sure what is

      • Anonymous

        illegal immigrants get in state tuition? If that isn’t liberal, I don’t know what is. We dogged Bush for his amnesty crap. We need to ensure Perry doesn’t go that route.

        • Anonymous

          illegal immigrants dont get in state tuition in tx

          • Anonymous

            I personally know 2 that do. You gonna tell me the sky isn’t blue?

            • Anonymous

              u should report em.

              • Anonymous

                Haha, I told them that, but they worked with me at a restaurant since we were in short pants. I just tell them that I’m against it, and I will vote to revoke it.

                • Anonymous

                  isn’t the dream act for children of illegals who have studied here for a long time?

            • Anonymous

              I know an Iranian dude that I go to school with that gets in-state tuition too. He’s my bro, but it isn’t fair.

              • Anonymous

                I know an Iranian here on a student visa who got full scholarship all the way through medical school. His parents were here the whole time living with him on expired tourist visas.

                He is a subversive islamist, and hates Americans.

                The Lefitsts love to do this stuff – they are seeding the destruction.

                (btw he is now a practicing neurosurgeon – always check out your doctor)

                • Anonymous

                  He seems pretty solid, but who knows?

    • Anonymous

      u obviously dont know his record…tort reform..low taxes…balanced budgets…low regulation…if that is not conservative i am not sure what is

    • Anonymous

      I for one don’t live in Texas and consider myself a Conservative.

      Like many people on this site, I’m still gathering info and doing a lot of studying. Won’t settle on a candidate until later this year.

      I don’t know where you get the idea that we are all Perrybots. If that is the case what in the world did we talk about before Perry?? He’s only been on the national scene a short time!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Amen sDee!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    stevenbiot, that’s the problem: “his illegal immigrant crap” will go right to the white house with him and will show up while he’s President if he’s elected. His freedom approach is crony capitalism pure and simple. That’s not what we need in Washington in 2012. We need a true blue Conservative who will stand up for what we believe in! Our values and the things that made this nation a great place. We need truth and we need honor if we are to take back our country from Obama!

    • Anonymous

      I’ve been saying that all along, but the private sector needs a rest. His immigration stance will not stand, though. I hear you!

    • Anonymous

      I’ve been saying that all along, but the private sector needs a rest. His immigration stance will not stand, though. I hear you!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    RinoWatch, Uh huh because Perry has his good ole boys network set in Texas. That’s what I mean. He can sit up and brag about what all he’s done in Texas but it’s the way it’s happened that I’m worried about. It’s that crony capitalism, that politics as usual approach that bothers me immensely! I’m sick of that compromise, aren’t you?

    • Anonymous

      All job creation in Texas wasn’t just for Texans. It’s cheap and profitable to do business there. When I get out of Medschool in Louisiana, I’m moving right back to Texas to start up a business. That is as close to the land of milk and honey as you get in the US, yo!

    • Anonymous

      Perry swithching parties, his ties to the Chinese, the Trade Corridor, NAU, Aga Kahn, Al Gore, immunizaitons etc. have been discussed here – there is indeed more than meets the eye.

      In all fairness he has had a long career in an unforgiving political machine that has produced the likes of LBJ, Bush1 and Bush2, where he did accumulate baggage with his experience. But rock solid principled conservative is not what jumps out at me.

      I knew nothing of Perry a few months ago and have learned a lot here at TRS. Most readers hanging out here like the facts and info to digest.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    odin, I always take those talking heads as you call them with a grain of salt anyway and believe that us Conservatives know what is best for our country. We know people work hard for their money and want honesty and integrity in our elected leaders. We want a President who will mirror our beliefs and stand for our America’s ideals. When I think of honesty, I do not think of Rick Perry. Rather a slick politician.

    • Anonymous

      Claim it who do u=you support. Enough of the conservative cra p out with it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Thanks 12grace! I appreciate that very much. I’m was a bit leary but I’m pretty thick skinned. I’ll hang in there. Thanks again. :)

  • Gene S

    He doesn’t sound dumb to me!

  • Anonymous

    deb is busy today

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Ah, so you are a Texan, stevenbiot. That explains it. :)

    • Anonymous

      Yeah! But compared to other states, I’m proud of it.

  • Anonymous

    i bet deb is routin for palin

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    stevenbiot, he not only will go that route, he already has. Read his speech at the Border Summit in 2001 when he had signed the Dream act. He was so proud to call the illegals “Undocumented Workers”. Google it and read it for yourself. I’ll tell you something else he said in that very speech. He said he shared then Mexican Pres. Fox’s vision for an open border. Now Perrybots will slam me for that, but that is a fact. He said that 10 years ago. Perhaps he changed his mind when he decided he might run for POTUS but I haven’t heard of it if so. Perry says “I’m Conservative-let’s Pray” out of the same mouth he said “Open borders, undocumented workers and DREAM act for illegals children in Texas.

    • Anonymous

      let me get this straight…an illegals child is illegal in the US ???..last i know an anchor baby is as much american as any other…it is not right but the law is the law.

      • Anonymous

        that is true but the Texas law was for kids who came here as illegals. The anchor babies were already eligible and did not need special legislation.

        • Anonymous

          kids are not illegals… their folks are because they chose to break the law…the child did not make that choice…

          • Anonymous

            So do I have to pay for their kids?

            • Anonymous

              you pay for every other kid..

              • Anonymous

                Twisted logic, but I pay for American children. I don’t pay for illegal immigrant children, because their parents made it across the border. Parents broke the law, they suffer the consequences. I don’t get bogged down with their children’s costs. Dude, you are liberal if you follow that logic!

                • Anonymous

                  i don’t mind paying for the kid…the kid did not break any laws…so if the in state tuition helps the kid get an education i don’t mind paying for it….do i still qualify for conservative litmus test???

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  I spent years and a lot of hard work to come into America through the FRONT DOOR. I may not be a citizen yet (can’t afford it) but I have always paid my taxes when I was working. So, I have to pay for the illegals in my state as well, where my husband who IS a citizen is out of a job, yet illegals still somehow find work every day. And if they don’t there are plenty of charities run but the feds which give them everything they need. How is that right?
                  It’s a slap in my face, and the same for every other LEGAL resident in this county.

                • Anonymous

                  i agree…and yet we are talking about a kid’s education here

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  So- I homeschool my own. I spend money for all books, curriculum and supplies. Did I mention, we are a ZERO income family? Yet, taxes still go to other kids education. And illegal’s kids education. And many of these “anchor” babies seem to feel the need to display their love of Mexico, display their, I’ll put it mildly here, extreme distaste for America whom they believe stole their land. SO- I will not apologize for my views on this. People say that I am a Christian, so I have to support and love illegals. Why yes I do. I pray they find a safe way to get back home, and if they still want to be in America, they can hopefully find the way to come LEGALLY.
                  Just as Jesus said in John 10:1 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

                • Anonymous

                  Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like! Like!

                  You just made the greatest Biblical argument for deportation EVER!!!!!!!!!!

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  I take it you really did like it huh? Thanks for making me smile tonight prsf :-)

                • Anonymous

                  I love the ” pray they find a safe way to get back home” comment. I will join you in that prayer. Great one! The smartest kid in my class was homeschooled. Keep up the good work. When I get out, I hope my wife will homeschool our two. They will benefit greatly.

                • Anonymous

                  what about the kid…where did the kid go wrong..

                • Anonymous

                  It’s about the kids? So, if an illegal hurts themselves coming over here, we can say, ” It’s about the illegals that just want to get better by using our healthcare system.” See, that logic can keep going and going and going and going and going. Until, finally we just enforce the laws on the books. Let’s make that happen.

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  I didn’t say it was about the kids stevenbiot, I was responding on the kid angle that odin kept bringing up. I’d love to make the enforcement of the laws on the books happen, as well as doing away with the so called anchor baby deal.

                • Anonymous

                  No, I wasn’t talking to you. I replied to Odin, but it came up on your name. Sorry, too many Margaritas, talk radio, and whiteboard writing at the same time. I agree wholeheartedly with you my friend.

                • Anonymous

                  Who’s giving the test? A liberal?

    • Anonymous

      Deb you have done a lot of typing. Who do you support? Can’t stand it when people don’t spell out their position so we know where they are coming from. Hope you are not an Obama troll. Everything anti Perry. come clean.

      • KenInMontana

        I haven’t decided which candidate I will back yet myself. I want to hear from them all, but I want to hear what they will work towards as POTUS not what they will do, as Presidents cannot legally “do” whatever they please. I also believe that all possibles have not yet thrown their hat in the ring as of yet. In the end I will vote for the GOP nominee, whoever it happens to be.

        • Anonymous

          I want to hear from them as well. I wish Ryan would run. He would win but won’t run. We need a strong candidate who can survive the sh** storm BO war chest money can buy. Perry the ONLY one taking the real shots for now.

          • KenInMontana

            The thing is I don’t want to hear them bash Obama, not that he doesn’t deserve it, but I want to hear their ideas for solutions. I don’t need them to bash him, I can do that for myself.

            • Anonymous

              Maybe go for Huntsman he is all about being “civil”

              • KenInMontana

                Not a chance on Huntsman. My point is if they spend 99% of their time bashing Zero, that leaves 1% for their own ideas. Not a lot of time to give their ideas considering the wagon load of problems we are facing.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, I read Fox’s book. He must have made a different impression on Perry, because after I read that, I laughed and got drunk, and wrote Fox off as an idiot. This illegal immigration thing is a MAJOR negative against Perry.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, as I’ve already said, I do not back anyone as of yet. I am however taking a deep look into all of them and seeing their history and not just their talking points. I’ve decided to wait until the field is completely set. I believe it is imparative that we all search out these candidates and take a hard look at them. Not just accept their face value. I believe we can have it all. I believe we can beat Barack Obama and vote in a conserative but we have to do our homework. The media won’t do it for us.

    • Anonymous

      Just saying Obama trolls all over the place slinging mud at Perry. Perry is the threat to Obama. Please reserve anti-Perry comment until you have a better idea. Just saying.

      • Anonymous

        illegal immigration? Better idea?

        • Anonymous

          It’s like conservatives forgot that the border issue was a big deal.

          • Anonymous

            Most important issue is JOBS and the economy. We need to repeal Obama care, repeal Barney Frank Bill and get the boot off the neck of job creators. I believe the border is an important issue but we are drowning in debt and that is the front and center issue. We need a leader not another amateur like Palin in the white house.

            • Anonymous

              True that! But illegals are closing hospitals, schools, and filling our prisons, costing a ton of cash. We need to make sure that a president addresses this issue. I’m with you on the economic issue, though.

  • Anonymous

    I like that Perry wasn’t afraid of Mark. Mark called him out and said that he wouldn’t come on his show, and Perry came correct.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    sDee, I know. :( it says “Replying to sDee” but alas it doesn’t work that way. Guess I’ll have to figure it out, I’m sure it’s confusing. That’s why I’m trying to use the name when I do post. Sorry guys and gals and thanks for being understanding
    .

  • Anonymous

    Mark didn’t hit back. Mark, I think, didn’t expect for Perry to step up. He should have hit on that immigration crap. I’m disappointed by that.

  • Anonymous

    Perry is definitely the strongest candidate in the race. We need someone stronger, or amnesty is coming down the pipeline.

    • Anonymous

      Everyone can change. If Perry sees this as a toxic issue that americans can not support he may change his positon.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010 said to me: Please reserve anti-Perry comment until you have a better idea. Just saying.

    Votemout2010, what in the world are you talking about? A better idea of what? I know what I’m talking about. Rick Perry is a RINO and I state that because his record says so! A Reagan like Conservative would never mandate healthcare for an entire state of it’s young girls. Period. A Reagan like Conservative would never pass a DREAM act and GIVE tax dollars to illegal alien’s children. Period. I’m dealing in facts. And a Reagan like conservative is for smaller government not bigger government like Rick Perry most certainly is. Period. And a Reagan like Conservatism is for reducing it’s budget, not increasing it like Rick Perry most certainly has done. Period. The truth is you know Perry is a RINO. And I’m curious why you have such a strong dislike for Palin and Bachman? Or Romney for that matter? The truth is any one of them could beat Obama and numerous polls show that. So why the strong dislike for everyone else and so totally sure about Rino Rick?

    • Anonymous

      You are a Palin supporter, enough said. Keep the dreaming the dream because she will NEVER win! Just the facts.

    • Anonymous

      Romney really? and your challenging me against Perry? Like I said Obama trolls all over the place.

    • Anonymous

      You might want to double-check your version of what a ‘Reagan-like’ Conservative would do. Reagan passed the amnesty bill in 1986. Deal with that fact.

  • Anonymous

    One thing that a longtime resident and native Texan who has been active for decades has informed me regarding the illegal issue. The majority of born and raised Texans have at least some illegal alien blood flowing in them. NO statewide candidate can make it through ANY primary without the “pathway to citizenship”. None, Zero, Zilch, Nada.

    As far as the businesses on the border, there are and have been forever, commuters from Mexico who work in local industry. Much of this is food processing. Additionally, medical services (cash) provided to Mexicans in Texas medical facilities.

    Here is another fact… Mexicans (middle and upper classes) are moving to San Antonio in droves. Most of them already have second homes there (like Americans have homes in places like Acapulco) to get away from the drug violence. They are opening up businesses and hiring locals.

    Now all of this sticks in my craw, but it is the reality of the situation.

    As far as claims on Build a Burger or NAFTA Superhighway, go ask Alex Jones or the Fake Ranchers about it. I’m sure that you will get a tin foil hat answer.

    • Anonymous

      So, we evolve our principles? The majority of illegals aren’t starting businesses. There is alot of welfare spent on illegals. There are school closings, prison swells, and hospitals closing. Because you don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel, don’t think the rest of us don’t. We don’t care about Texas politics; we care about a president that is going to enforce immigration laws. I’m a native Texan, and in the circles I’m in, and the field I’m in (medical), we’re getting fed up with this throw in the towel mentality.

      • Anonymous

        Just giving what is reality.

      • Anonymous

        Just giving what is reality.

      • KenInMontana

        He does make a valid point, simply put, State politics are not National politics.

        • Anonymous

          That is Romney’s deal too. We don’t want him in the big office, because he did a state Romneycare experiment. If Perry supports state immigration reform, national immigration reform will follow.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, anyone reading my posts here can easily tell I’m not anything of the sort. Obama is the worst thing that’s happened to America. As a matter of fact, if you are on Facebook, I’ll be happy to friend you and you can start seeing all of the things I post. I have nothing to hide, including my name here. I, just like others here have stated, have not decided who I’m supporting for President. I just no longer will sit silently by when my country’s future is at stake. I’m so sick and tired of the mess that is Washington D.C. and I”m a firm believer we’ve wandered too far from our Conservative roots. The things I’ve stated about Rick Perry are facts and facts are stubborn things. And to be crystal clear, all of the things I’ve mentioned tonight are vitally important to our economy. You see, it’s not enough just to grow jobs. It’s not enough to say I did this and I did that. We must have someone who can REDUCE our deficit, STOP illegal aliens on our pourous borders, REDUCE the size of our goverment, etc. Perry can’t do those things because he believes in BIG deficits, HELPING ‘undocumented workers’ with taxdollars, GROWING our government, etc. That’s the truth!

    • Anonymous

      The truth is we must win in 2012. I have two daughters who live in Chicago and have always voted republican. We have talked and they talk about the crazy michelle Bachmann or Sarah Palin. Like it or not we are fighting the battle of our lives. We must have a candidate who can WIN! I understand your desire to elected a VERY conservative like Palin, Bachmann. But look at their numbers. They are not qualified to be POTUS any more than Obama. We need some one who has shown a pattern of winning. Sarah is a quitter. Michelle voted against cut cap and balance.

      • Anonymous

        The Quitter Bullshit is Pathetic.

        • Anonymous

          She served her full term as governor?

        • Anonymous

          She quit because of bills? Come on! A good PR person could have helped her with that line. Although, I do like her, but come on man.

  • http://onfollowingchrist.wordpress.com Paul B.

    Impressive interview. I like that he’s not attacking other Pubs. Those who do that at this early stage are desperate, but only detract from their own stature. Would love to see Perry/West.

    • Anonymous

      Perry/Rubio 2012 lets make it happen.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, I didn’t say I like Romney, I’m saying what many polls are showing over a period of weeks. Republicans, as it stands now, will win the day in 2012. Why is this so hard for you to accept? Do you not believe in your core values? What so desperate? Your candidate is flawed, will you at least admit that? I readily admit there are flaws in everyone of them but after Obama, anyone of them looks better than Obama.

    • Anonymous

      Than you can accept Perry right?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, you draw conclusions where there are no facts. As I’ve stated time and again, I’m not sure at this point who I will vote for! Can you read? :) All I’ve done is state the facts about Rick Perry. And the only reason we are talking about Perry is, well, if you look up at the top, he talked to Mark Levin tonight and that’s the subject of this whole thing. Facts :)

    • Anonymous

      I have been following Rick Perry since before he enter the race as well as the other candidates. I look at the facts apparently we see them in a different light. I just hope America understands this country will not survive 4 more yrs of Obama. That is a fact.

  • Anonymous

    Perry knows he has a better position that the rest of the presidential candidates. I have the feeling that his star power might fade away with time; just like it did with Chris Christie. Perry is a rascal, charming, convincing but I’d like to see more about his character. He has taken quite some controversial decisions like in the case of Gardasil, but bent to public opinions. He seemed more a “just-do-it’ person than a “listen-then-decide” person. I just hope I am wrong!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010, then you know about the problems with the TTC, and Acorn and La Raza, and Merck and Bilderberg I assume? Do you know about the school finance bill that Texas just passed in July? Well, actually the school bill is not the issue, it’s that little provision tucked into it at the last minute keeping Perry’s travel records sealed from tax payers for the next 18 months. The problem with Perry is his dirty politics and his backroom deals and his pay to play crony capitalist ways, votemout2010. Apparently, Perry has a history of keeping things from the Texas taxpayers this way. Does that not bother you?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Marti17, Thank you very much! I haven’t encontered but one ‘unfriendly’ type but that was explained and we moved on. Perfectly understandable with a new person to the group. :) Everyone else has been engaging and emotions are definately stirred. But then that is to be expected with politics as the subject. Thanks again. I’m hoping I can figure out the problem with this REPLY thingy. :)

    • Anonymous

      About the reply thingy – I don’t know if you are a member of Disqus or not. It’s a lot easier if you are.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    odin (I know you aren’t talking to me but I just want to add one little fact, if you don’t mind and I don’t mean to be rude:) ) but actually we are talking about illegal aliens and the millions and millions of dollars draining our economy. Our economy is in peril right now. We simply can’t afford illegal alien’s children’s college tuition anymore. Plain and simple. We have to cut the spending. We must must must must reduce our deficit, we must put American’s back to work and stop these incessant bloated entitlement programs. We have no choice or America will emplode. (Sorry to have barged in)

    • Anonymous

      i am for the dream act only for kids not for college students…these students can get jobs and pay for it themselves for kids though i am more flexible.

      • Anonymous

        So, that means that the parents get to live here and take care of the kids. Go to bed and get some sleep. Your brain is out of focus with reality. Reach a little REM sleep, so you can focus and embrace coherence.

        • Anonymous

          this is about the kid not the parent…

          • Anonymous

            The parent brought the kid. You have to draw the line. I don’t care about their kids to be honest. I care about American children when it comes to tax dollars. I don’t support global child support.

            • Anonymous

              man ur tuff…this is not global child support…this is only for a small subset of kids who cant afford the tuition…whose parents happen to be illegal.

              • Anonymous

                International child support then.

                • Anonymous

                  i am for enforcing current laws…controlling the border… heck we should build the great wall of usa at the border…completely stop invasion at the border, deport folks with expired visas..etc etc…but i dont think it is right that a kid who has a life here..should go back home because the parents screwed up that is too unreasonable to me…we cannot break up the family either..although i do cede the point that if we enforce current laws then the family will make the choice to go home because they cannot afford to be here…

                • Anonymous

                  They can always afford it, because you and me are paying for it. Truthfully, I wouldn’t separate the family. But, the fact of the matter is what would another sovereign country do if you or I were in it illegally?

                • Anonymous

                  i am not sure they can afford it because if we did enforce current law then the illegal parent would not have a job as the employer cannot hire an illegal..so the family would have to go home.

                • Anonymous

                  another side of the debate…the illegal labor helps our economy so if the illegals hurt our economy by using welfare..etc…they also help it by doing cheap labor…it is pretty tricky lot of data analysis is required…

  • Anonymous

    reagon was a rino too damn that rino reagon because of him we had amnesty…he created the dept. of veteran affairs..what a rino

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    TheTotalConservative said to votemout2010: You are a stupid f-ing Dickhead!

    Hmm not sure of the rules here but that seems harsh and unnessary. Let me guess, you are a Ron Paul fan, TTT?

  • Anonymous

    Just listened to the interview. thanks for posting it. Is that the way Perry always talks? He about put me to sleep.

    • dalton007

      he is a great orator..interviews are different…it’s better to have a calm demeanor

  • Anonymous

    Mark’s whole podcast tonight is smokin. I love this dude.

  • Anonymous

    I like the tort reform in Texas.

  • Anonymous

    Identity politics by Republicans got Obama elected. Perry is another identity politics candidate. Who can beat Obama? Not Perry.

    • Anonymous

      Dick, you have risen and stated a completely unfounded proclamation. Check polls much?

    • Anonymous

      Obama will go out if we prop up, as Mark says,” a coke can.” He’s gonna get rolled. Let’s not be dramatic.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_X43IBSNDVQK3WLTE2JVDVBXQ2Q Gafagea

      f_ck off moron

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Marti17 you said: I don’t know where you get the idea that we are all Perrybots.

    At that time the posts seemed to be strong pro Perry or it could have just seemed that way because votemout2010 is so outspoken and strongly in favor of Perry. (Im reminded of that old song “Blinded by the light” but I digress :) Glad to see there are others here who have not decided on their candidate.

    votemout2012? M of F?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Hmmm Odin, you said you are for the dream act only for kids not for college students??? Odin, The dream act makes it legal for illegal students to get college tuition money. It’s all about college.The annual economic impact of the DREAM Act is in the millions of dollars.

    • Anonymous

      then the dream act would be wrong…i am still for perry though…he has done too much right and by ur standards reagan would be a rino..

  • http://twitter.com/JohnNWalters1 John N Walters

    Trial Lawyers and Federation of Teachers…biggest contributors of the Democrat Party. I need to move to Texas

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010 said: I don’t want a drama queen I want a president. There is a difference.
    Then why would you ever want Rick Perry? If anyone is dramatic it is most certainly him. They don’t call him Slick Rick for nothing. And could it be that your real problem with Palin is she is a woman? Do you know any facts about Palin? Do you know why John McCain chose her as his running mate in 2008? Facts now, not attacks. I’ve been factual about Rick Perry but can you be the same about Sarah Palin? What about Michele Bachmann? For that matter, can you give facts about Mitt Romney other than Romenycare? And remember the only reason I mention these candidates is because each are the 4 who are leading in the Polls. Facts?

    • Anonymous

      Perry has been a successful governor for YEARS. What has Sarah Palin been doing? Was she fulfilling her term as Governor? No because she quit! What has she been doing? Riding around the country in a bus (fact) writing a book (fact) make a low budget movie (fact) Doing a series on TLC (fact). I was a Palin fan but her celebrity has gone to her head. Now she is what we call a sh** disturber period. Does Palin have any experience doing anything a president must do? Lets see the one job she had she quit. Man or woman I would NEVER vote for someone like her. New Poll out 74% say that Palin should NOT run (fact). If Bachmann were to win the primary of coarse support her but I do not think she has enough experience to be POTUS. I would hold my nose and vote for Romney if he wins the primary. I would not like it because he has flipped flop on every issue. I want a candidate who will repeal Obama care, repeal Dodd Frank law, Strip EPA of their power and undo all the job killing regulations, I would get rid of Holder and disband the NLRB…etc. Palin is poison and can not win.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    Odin147: “then the dream act would be wrong…i am still for perry though…he has done too much right and by ur standards reagan would be a rino..”

    This made me smile, Odin. Obviously you have made up your mind. That’s one of the great things about America: we have the freedom to vote for the candidates we choose. All I was saying was Rick Perry isn’t a Conservative even though he says he is. As for the other, you have it a bit backward: Reagan’s “standards” as you call them, are why I’m a Conservative and believe the way I do. Have a great night, odin. The political conversation was good. Thanks. :)

    • Anonymous

      reagans standards gave us amnesty, under him dept. of vet affairs was created….reagan was once a democrat like perry…the point is even the great Reagan had some chinks in the armor….the point is are u willing to look at the whole picture or just the things u think perry did wrong…i would not judge a candidate that way…

    • Anonymous

      some facts…texas dream act passed with ZERO “no” votes.

      These are a few things you need to know about the Texas Dream Act. The child has to have lived in Texas the three years leading up to high school graduation. These students are given no special treatment in getting into Texas colleges and universities. They must get in on their own merit. They are paying the tuition (with or without financial aid). It’s estimated that these students make up about 1% of those entering college.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_I42JNGTUEFEOWQE5W55FQAL6AQ Deb

    votemout2010 said: “Palin is a nice person but what has she been doing the last 3 yrs Doing a show on TLC. Riding around in a bus trying to grab the lime light. Sorry this is not some one I want to call president. Obama was a star to and we saw how that has turned out.”

    Votemout2010, I can’t decide if you’ve learned all this vast knowledge (*cough*cough) of Palin from the Democrats or The establishment Republicans. Sounds like you’ve definately been drinking the Koolaid. I notice you don’t talk about Bachmann, only Palin? Why is that? Bachmann won the Straw Poll in Iowa and is coming in 3rd in the Polls. I find her refreshing and quite strong. Palin isn’t even a candidate. At least not yet. And yet you’ve spoken out strongly against Palin. Hmmm

    • Anonymous

      I learned by watching, reading and observing the same way every other person does. Difference is I live in realville as Rush always says. Palin has NO chance of winning. I hope Palin does not get in because if she does millions of you with blinders on will fall in love with her. Reminds me of the millions who fell in love with our idiot in chief when he was obviously UNqualified to lead this country. Bachmann is Okay but not my pick, I like Perry and apparently so does a majority of republicans since he is in the lead. So get over it.

  • Anonymous

    All they get is in-state tuition rates in Texas.
    They still have to pay for their own college.
    The Texas version of the dream act is not a
    big enough of a deal to get all worked up
    about. Not to mention only a very small
    percentage will even be able to meet
    take all the requirements to take
    advantage of the program. Those that
    bust their ass will have earned it.

  • Anonymous

    has any host questioned Governor Perry about his support islam in Texas or his ties to ahga khan and grover norquist?

  • Anonymous

    This issue of in-state tuition for illegals is a deal-killer for many of us in Texas. Out-of-state tuition is the actual cost of school. Taxpayers fill the gap between the two. It’s not as though the government owned and operated colleges are self-sufficient, financially and we take advantage of out-of-state folks. We subsidize in-state tuition and illegals should NOT be subsidized. Rick Perry is not a conservative.

    • Anonymous

      And Romney is a conservative?

      It comes down to Romney and Perry and I’m picking Perry to beat Obama…Romney has no fire, he supports the fraud of global warming, and passed Romney care

      • Magnolia

        Beware liberals posing on blogs as Texans. There is a concerted effort to do just that, to try and destroy Perry’s candidacy. Some will claim to be Indies as well.

  • David Robertson

    I like Perry. I like Bachmann. I like Palin. As a matter of fact, I don’t mind any of the candidates (although Palin is not at this point) overall with the exception of Huntsman. I think we have a good conservative message flowing across the current group. As a conservative, I’m feeling pretty good about how far the message has moved to our side in 2.5 years.

    • Magnolia

      I don’t really know Huntsman but think he could be DEM poser. Why would he take a job with the Obama admin? Don’t think he is much of a threat, however.

  • David Robertson

    I like Perry. I like Bachmann. I like Palin. As a matter of fact, I don’t mind any of the candidates (although Palin is not at this point) overall with the exception of Huntsman. I think we have a good conservative message flowing across the current group. As a conservative, I’m feeling pretty good about how far the message has moved to our side in 2.5 years.

  • Anonymous

    Our country is in trouble. We have alot on our plate to fix. Keep the true enemies of our country in your sights.

    • Anonymous

      Let me guess our campaigner in chief. The most corrupt administration we have ever seen.

  • Anonymous

    Our country is in trouble. We have alot on our plate to fix. Keep the true enemies of our country in your sights.

  • John Coleman

    It just occurred to me why President Obama wants our utility rates to skyrocket. He wants his green energy initiatives to succeed, but they can only do so if they are economically viable. Raise the rates for electricity enough and solar cells will eventually be on everyone’s roof.