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Is Rick Perry ‘What America Needs’?

July 19, 2011 by  

Is Rick Perry ‘What America Needs’?

Texas Governor Rick Perry has long played with the idea of running for the Presidency in 2012. However, a recent interview reveals that the Governor is increasingly likely to officially enter the race.

“I’m not ready to tell you that I’m ready to announce that I’m in,” Perry told The Des Moines Register in a phone interview. “But I’m getting more and more comfortable every day that this is what I’ve been called to do. This is what America needs.”

Perry, a favorite among some Tea Party activists, has been lauded a potential game-changer in the Republican field of candidates, with the name recognition to potentially draw support away from both Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

Perry may also garner support from his fellow Republican Governors, many of whom have not yet officially endorsed a candidate.

“The prospect of a bid by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, which looks more realistic every day, has also piqued the interest of some GOP executives who admire his jobs record and potential to bridge the divide between establishment Republicans and grassroots elements of the party,” a blog for CNN.com reported. “(Virginia Governor Bob) McDonnell reserved special praise for Perry, calling him ‘the kind of guy that can win’ the nomination because of his broad appeal to tea party activists, social conservatives and business-types.”

Still, Perry stopped far short of making any formal declarations in the Des Moines Register interview, saying, “I’ll be real honest with you, I don’t wake up in the morning — never did and still don’t today — and say, ‘Gee, I want to be president of the United States.’”

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  • TIME

    In a word, NO.

    • C130 Gunship

      Time……NO! Twice…..Here’s what Vox Day has to say about him:

      Gov. Perry has been a decent governor. Like another ex-Democratic governor, Ronald Reagan, he is good on taxes and bad on borrowing. However, his track record on parental rights and corporate corruption is an awful one, as can be seen by his 2007 executive order requiring $360 Gardasil vaccinations for all Texas girls over the age of 11. Nor did he lift a finger to stop his own State Department of Family and Protective Services when it ran wild in 2008 and kidnapped 468 children on the basis of a single false accusation made by a crazy woman in Colorado. I am not aware of Perry troubling to discipline any of his criminally wayward employees after the fact, either.

      This does not mean Rick Perry cannot defeat Obama. Any Republican who wins the nomination has an excellent chance to win the presidential election in 2012. The problem is that a Perry victory would be a pyrrhic one that could be even more damaging to the nation, and to the Republican Party, than George W. Bush’s two victories were. Despite his past success, Perry’s gubernatorial record indicates that he is totally unequipped to deal with the challenge of an economy that has been artificially, and temporarily, propped up by a $4.1 trillion (82.9 percent) increase in federal debt over the last 11 quarters.

      Perry ain’t the Republican ‘Messiah’

      • ONTIME

        Real Republicans don’t want a messaiah they want someone with a track record of wins against the Deemers and a good chance to knock this chi town commie out of office. I just finished a investment in TX and it was a pleasure to do biz, while I was there I asked questions about Perry and for the most part got favorable input. The hard part will be to stop the growth of govenment and reduce the size by 20%.

    • EddieW

      Right on TIME!! Perry is a Globalist, member of Bilderberg’s, CFR member, Wants to build the super hiway, and give it to Spain, and they can make BILLIONS, making it a toll road!! Soft on immigration, supported Gore for President! Forced Gardisill on young women, many died, others suffered permmanent health damage…and…it’s still being forced upon them!! We might as well keep Obozo, our Liar in chief in, there wouldn’t be a nickels worth of difference!!!

      • C130 Gunship

        EddieW…..I’m no fan of ‘Prick Fairy’ but please provide your source of “many died, others suffered permmanent health damage.”

        Thanks

      • PamR

        Rick Perry has been a Bilderberg since 2000. Obama was chosen by Bilderberg and they are still backing him. Great! Bilderberg backing the Democrat and Republican presidential race. They can’t loose.

      • Bus

        “Liar in thief” I like that.

    • Average Joe

      I must concur…Hell NO!
      Another business as usual, stuffed shirt with a talking head!

    • Pitty Pat

      PLEASE BE CAREFUL WITH PERRY!!!!! HE IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK HE IS…. DID YOU KNOW HE WAS GOING TO RUN AS JOHN KERRY’S(A DEMOCRATE) RUNNING MATE?

  • Bob

    I would love to have the chance to vote for Perry. He seems to be what this country needs – an upstanding man of principle and faith unlike the degenerate marxist/atheist/lieberal we have in office today.

    • Donna

      You are sooooo right!

      • Donna

        this was my reply to Mike not to Bob! Perry has too many dark sides!

        • skip

          The best thing he has had ever said is wanting Texas to secede. And then begged for a US bailout for the fires sweeping his state. What is is real stance? Can ‘t have it both ways.

    • wandamurline

      He has been my governor for years…he has done some things that I did not like, but you cannot please everyone all the time. Overall, he has been a true conservative and Christian. He is having a day of prayer in Houston on August 6th, and some dingy organization from Minnesota is suing him over it…isn’t that ridiculous. What right do they have to sue my state? Anyways, we’ll have our day of prayer and you can count on it…Perry is not good at backing down from anything.

    • Fernando Vasquez

      BEFORE SO MANY IDIOTS JUST LIKE THE ONES THAT CAME OUT IN DROVES VOTING FOR OBAMA LOOK FOR A REPUBLICAN MESSIAH, THINK FIRST!!! RICK PERRY HAS THE WORST WORKMENS COMP LAWS IN THE NATION AND REFUSES TO DO TO ANYTHING AMONG MANY THINGS WRONG WITH THE STATE.

      RICK PERRY HAS ALLOWED SO MANY MEXICANS TO COME TO TEXAS FOR FREE HEALTH CARE. GO TO ANY CLINIC, ANY HOSPITAL IN TEXAS AND THERE ARE MEXICAN WOMEN COMING TO TEXAS FOR BIRTH AND FREE SERVICES ALL PAID FOR BY OUR MONEY. GO TO ANY CONSTRUCTION SITE AND ALL YOU SEE ARE MEXICAN LICENSE PLATES AT CONSTRUCTION SITES. MEXICAN WORKERS COME HERE GET OUT MONEY THEN GO BACK HOME EITHER EVERYDAY OR EVERYDAY OR EVERY WEEKEND. THIS AND MUST WORST IS WHAT WILL COME FROM A RICK PERRY PRESIDENCY.

      FURTHER, HE ALREADY HAS BEGUN THE TIES WITH THE CORRUPT NY STATE REPUBLICAN PARTY THAT HAS BEEN LIKENED TO THE OLD SOVIET UNION. NOW PATAKI’S SON (PATAKI WAS THE GOVERNOR OF NY) WHO IS ON PERRY’S PAYROLL AND JUST MOVED TO TEXAS (CEDAR PARK). THERE IS A DEAL ALREADY BEING MADE WITH NY. CALIFORNIA THE WORST ECONOMIC STATE IS PUSHING FOR RICK PERRY, NOW WHY IS THAT?

      • Gordon Selfridge

        Not his fault. If he )gonerner/state) said ‘no more’ they would be in violation of some kind of stupid law.

      • meteorlady

        While I live in Texas, I must say that the immigration problem is not Perry’s to solve. he has written, called and personally visited Obama to get our borders secured and he has gotten no where, just like all the other governors. We have a good economy, houses are depreciating less than other states, and as far as workmens’ comp goes, I don’t care if anyone every collects. It’s a corrupt and fraud ridden system and needs to be redone or ended. As a small business owner, I can tell you that I have had some about 10 bogus claims filed in the last 7 years. It’s becoming epidemic to rip off the system.

        • C130 Gunship

          meteorlady…..The hell with Perry, the Texas legislature should pass bills making mandatory 5 years hard prison time for all illegals caught here over the age of 18, all under that age go back to wherever they are from. Not a citizen without health care or money? no heath care-period. No anchor baby bull$hit-period. All costs to lock up and process illegals in Texas deducted from any foreign aide packages. Any and all non citizens caught smuggling drugs across the border to be tried, and imprisoned, costs charged back to their home county. Any illegals caught forfeit all assets in the USA (house, car, bank accounts, etc.). Any illegals caught driving drunk, or without car insurance, 5 years hard time…(same for citizens) In the case of death due to DWI, 25 years hard time, no parole, kicked out of the USA, all costs charged back to their home country. Any illegal caught the 2nd time, tried and shot.

          Hard times call for hard solutions

          • Bus

            Just abolish the 14th amendment like they did the 18th. That would get rid of the anchor baby issue as well as the equal protection clause that causes so many lawsuits. As we all already know, everyone is equal, some are just more equal than others.

    • TML

      I can see from yours and many other supporters of Rick, that one of your primary reasons is his religion. The MUST be a better reason than that to vote for a president.

      And I’d say he has no ‘good’ principles after he forced dangerous vaccinations on little girls. I’ve heard other things, but that’s the one crime against a free people I can not dismiss.

  • 1minuteman

    perry wimped out on the TSA bill in texas. he dragged his feet till they ran out of time while making it look like they were all for passing it. this was his chance to show he had whatit takes to take on the socialists led by obama and reid and pelosi and he failed. we need people who will stand firm and not back down like bachman and i wish he run allen west.

    • wandamurline

      You can thank the House big guy Strauss and Dewhurst for the TSA deal…they are the ones who caved. Dewhurts actually thinks he can take Hutchison’s place when she retires….NOT.

    • http://google gary gerke

      Boy, some of you don’t have a clue about why he couldn’t sign the tsa bill. The administration threatened Texas with a no fly zone, that would be a death sentence for the Texas economy. Think about that for a minute!

      • professor

        We don’t need a guy that “crumbles” under a threat (especially a threat that couldn’t possibly be enforced!)

    • PamR

      Rick Perry is one of the socialists. Check it out at Bilderberg. He will be backed by the same group that backed Obama, Clinton, Ford. They are all for a One World Government. We’re in for a hard and long fight to save America.

  • Mike

    If you want the world’s most powerful globalists, the Bilderbergs, choosing the president of the United States again – Rick Perry is your man.

    • Michael J.

      Mike,
      You stole my line. Glad to see that other people are aware of Perry’s allegiances. First thing to consider these days when sizing up a candidate is an initial Google search (or any other search engine) to uncover any Bilderberg, CFR or Trilat affiliations.

      • Fernando Vasquez

        TRUE1 PEOPLE DONT REALIZE PERRY IS SLICKER THAN AN EEL. CORRUPT WHY DO YOU THINK HE HAS REMAIND IN OFFICE A CAREER POLITICIANS SINCE BASICALLY HIS LATE TEENS. HE HAS KEPT OTHER REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES AT BAY SO HE HAS NO PRIMARY A TACTIC USED BY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF NY STATE FOR MANY DECADES. WHILE MAKING DEALS WITH DEMOCRATS TO GIVE HIM WEAK CANDIDATES. IT IS FRUSTRATING GIVING OUR MONEY AWAY FOR SO MANY MEXICANS TO COME AND GET FREE SERVICES AT HOSPITALS AND CLINICS. FRUSTRATING TO SEE SO MANY MEXICAN LICENSE PLATES AT CONSTRUCTION SITES. ALL TO THE CURTESY OF RICK PERRY.

        • juswonderin

          I KNOW that the construciton jobs should go to the American workers! But I’ve heard how these construction companies really abuse the Mexicans by paying them in cash & that way they don’t have to pay for workman’s comp, insurance & union wages!! I’ve heard they also work them from sun-up to sun-down & the companies don’t have to pay them overtime. It’s good to know Perry’s stance on the immigration subject! Thanks!!

          • Nadzieja Batki

            What you are wanting is that each and every individual be a moral and responsible human being. This is not happening and will not happen any time soon. This is the most basic of reasons why the frustration is happening in this country. If we have this much evil there must be enough people doing the evil. How is anyone going to stop the evil from happening? In that we have to be careful that we in turn don’t become the tyrants we abhore.

        • Lost in Paradise

          No offense Fernando, but where did you immigrate from. Iam only curious,and not meaning anything bad to you. You are obviouly a true American.

        • Bus

          stop all the shouting

        • professor

          The State of Texas has the largest population of illegal aliens, in the country. Houston is a “Sanctuary City,” and one might expect to “dial TWO” for English….in the near future..

      • juswonderin

        Thanks for the information about the Bilderburgs & the Trilateral Commission & how they back candidates. I was not aware of the tie to them until I researched a little bit regarding their role in our politics! They are the epitimy of the ONE WORLD ORDER/GOVERMENT!!! This administration is doing all it can to destroy our freedoms, rights, our Constitution!! All for political & financial gain & also fame!! I HATE THOSE ORGANIZATIONS!!! I would hope that EVERY AMERICAN will look it up & also about the Federal Reserve & to audit the Treasury Dept!!!

    • Johnny Hiott

      You hit the nail on the head Mike ! Perry is following in the footsteps of bill clinton who also sought and got the blessings
      of the bilderberg group.

  • s c

    Even in politics, you can’t turn your back on common sense (though most airheads in Washington do try). A politician who relies on compromise to ‘get things done’ is NOT a doer. That jerk is a wishy-washy, worthless, closet, career criminal.
    From what I’ve heard, Perry is exactly that, and probably more. If you compare Perry with Paul, Perry shows himself to be a classic Republipukin#%*up. Paul leaves Perry in the dust.
    So, if you think a true conservative wants a damned Texas-to-Canada superhighway, then you don’t need a computer or a special committee to see that Perry is NOT a conservative. What other secrets/flaws are in Perry’s closet?
    So WHY would anyone want another rump-for-sale, geekoid yahoo in the White House?

    • professor

      The “Corridor” connects Mexico and Canada, by crossing Texas. This Corridor will facilitate the emergence of the “North American Union!”
      The NAU is meant to transformation Mexico, Canada and the U. S. into one entity. Eventually,as it is planned, there will be no borders, no sovereignty, no Constitution, no dollars…. We will be citizens of the “Union.” It is to be used as a first-step toward the “One World Order.”

      The Bilderbergs can claim the most powerful, in our government, as members! But, they are not the most powerful group! There is still another about which even less is known…its members are the “World Elites.”

  • newspooner

    Perry wanted to mandate that all teenage girls in Texas must get the Gardasil innoculation to prevent some kind of STD which they can prevent by simply not getting involved in improper activities. This is as bad as mandating that all 18 year olds must do community or national “service” because it is their “patriotic obligation” as “citizens”. That is about as unAmerican as anything. You own your body, and the government should not have any right to tell you what to do with it, where you should live, what you should do for work, or make any claim that you “owe” something to society. While Perry might be on the correct side of many issues, this elitist, orwellian attitude makes him just another anti-freedom politician. If you think that the office of President is important, then you should only support a candidate who is 100% on the side of freedom. You can find one in Texas, but it isn’t Rick Pderry.

    • gml

      Perry was trying to bring down the cost of this very important innoculation. My Mother died from this cancer and I immediately thought it was a good thing. It is so expensive that the girls with the highest risk cannot get it. Childhood immunizations are no longer mandatory and you should really consider what his actions could have meant for the girls in the highest risk group are loosing out on. Don’t be so narrow minded. No one is more conservative than I but one can always say no.

      • newspooner

        There is NO legitimacy to forced innoculations! There is NO legitimacy to a military draft or compulsory community or national service! You own your body; the government does not. You should make the choices about what is best for you. It is a case of freedom vs. slavery.

        • Lost in Paradise

          You are right on Spooner, and it should remain that way.

          • hicusdicus

            Freedom does not mean you can do what you want with no obligation to society or the rule of law. If you intend to follow this line of thinking you better own a gun and be ready to use it.

          • TML

            @hicusdicus – Freedom is about trusting that individuals can make better choices than the government can make for us. Freedom does mean being able to do what you what, so long as you don’t hurt them physically or financially. It certainly does NOT mean blind obedience to the rule of law.

            “If a law is unjust, not only is a man right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so” – Thomas Jefferson

      • http://?? Joe H.

        gml,
        you might want to check a little closer on those childhood vaccinations. Try to register a child for public school without them!!
        Ain’t gonna happen!

  • gml

    From what I have been able to gleen from my research on the subject of the Bilderberg connection with Perry is that he MAY have attended a meeting in either 1997 or 1999 and never again. He was also not Bush’s best friend either. I am still out on the subject of Perry but if he would choose Rubio as his running mate I think he could take the country in a landslide. Bachmann maybe. I think he is our man to close the border which is what is important for our state. Who is going to take his place a Governor of Texas???? Big question!

    • gypsy

      I hope someone who can finish there business

    • PamR

      There are so many sites on Bilderberg. Check out another. One that I read said he joined in 2000 and is current. A really informative site is Bilderberg 2011 then click on The Rockfeller World Order and the High Priests of Globalization, by Andrew Gavin Marshall. Hope this info helps you. God bless America.

  • gml

    I would vote for a carrot if he could take Obama out!

    Perry, West, Bachmann, I wish Rubio!

    • gypsy

      I wish we could have a ticket Bachmann and West man that would sum it all up no one could use race card

      • juswonderin

        Gypsy, I’m thinking along those lines also! I really like Allen West & Bachman, but West says NO! In my opinion, what he has said so far, is exactly what we need & Bachman stands pretty stong & she’s not backing down on the budget, ObamaCare, & other issues. She’s taking a lot of heat & I’m really disappointed that she’s not being supported by the party … republican party AND the tea party! I’m not enthused with Newt, Pawlenty, Romney. They all seem to be more of an elitist leaning in their stance on things. I believe that Newt is a globalist also & I’m pretty sure that Romney is & it’s all about $$$$, big money & Romney is the only one that’s making much headway in that area.

        • Average Joe

          Bachman lost my vote when she voted to extend the Un-patriotic “Patriot Act”. Bachman?…not on my watch!

          Ron Paul / Andrew Napolitano 2012!

          • Cawmun Cents

            Eventually you will find fault with nearly every candidate.My take on Ron Paul is that he is much like Neville Chamberlain when you take into account his foreign policy.Lets just wait until someone attacks us first instead of being pro-active.That strategy worked somewhat in the twentieth century,but now(in todays world)it is suicidal.So there is my dirty laundry about Ron Paul.Nobody is perfect,but we had better find someone who can really win against Obama,or to vote will mean abosolutely nothing.-CC.

          • Average Joe

            How many countries in the world have the capability to launch a nuke at the US?…. Very few
            How many countries in the world have the capabilies to “sneak up” on the continental US?….ZIP,Zilch, Nada.
            How many people can sneak accross our borders and enter the US for dubious reasons?…..hundreds of thousands a year.
            Now given those facts, where should we be prioritizing our “defense strategies”?

            I really don’t see any country from the middle east (Small to non-existent military stregnth) attacking us.About the only country I would be worried about is N. Korea (and only because Kim Jong-il is a bit on the crazy side).
            I am guessing that you are one of those people that don’t understand blowback….meaning that people are tired of the US “occupying” their sovereign nations…..and that makes them angry….it would make me angry. Maybe you need to watch the movie “Red Dawn” in order to get a bit of perspective on the subject of occupation.
            While you are free to believe as you wish…it might be in your best interest to look at things from a different perspective than the “American” perspective.

          • Ret_MSgt

            There is no way on earth I could vote for Bachman. The others have potential but not her. Rewrite history, deny or avoid addressing what has been said about her clinic. How is that any different than what we have/ I am looking for someone anyone that if they make a mistake they own up to it. I am tried of the political mumbo jumbo most of them talk. None of these people are perfect. None of them make the water they walk on. None of them can part the Red Sea. I am not looking for a savor, I am looking for an honest person. We all make mistakes but if you can’t own up to them I have no time to listen to anything you say.

  • Bill

    Another Globalist, Just another of the same that is already in there!

  • http://iflyupsidedown.com Jerry Kemp

    Run Perry, run! I’ll send money and work and campaign for you.

    Also choose Rubio, West or Bachmann as your VP.

    • juswonderin

      Hey, I think West & Rubio would be the dreamteam that we need. The biggist problem with that is that neither one of them is running. I also like Christie but again, not running.Why do we not support the ones that would be best for our country? We should take advantage of them & their values before we totally lose our country! I’m sad that the best is not running. Ofcourse I really like Ron Paul.

  • http://iflyupsidedown.com JerryJoeBob

    I’d vote for an oil can before Obama.

    • Michael

      If you vote for Perry you will be voting for a snake oil salesman.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        Michael,
        At least he is an AMERICAN born snake oil salesman and NOT a MUSLIM!!!

        • Average Joe

          Sorry, I will no longer vote for “the lesser of two evils”…..I will vote my concious….and if my candidate of choice is not in the election, I will vote….as Richard Pryor said in “Brewsters Millions”, NONE OF THE ABOVE
          ….The lesser of two evils….is still evil.

    • gypsy

      me too

  • Bruce Porter Sr

    Nope, check the record and his recent moves to avoid signing a bill to protect his citizens against the TSA gropings.
    He’s just another Bush, better looking with a better grasp of English. The GOP establishment is obviously getting scared that Romney won’t win. Best dream for them is Romney and Perry on the same ticket.

    • Lost in Paradise

      YOu think its bad now it might be worse in other important areas and same ones as now. Bad choice.

  • http://www.spiritjewelry.info Suzanne

    Rick Perry is NOT a Tea Party person! He is a Bilderberger. He was a Democrat until Carl Rove reinvented him as a Republican. He is another RINO corporatist that’s been looting and plundering Texas for his entire tenure in office… trying his best to give away huge chunks of Texas state money to foreign owned corporations. Remember that his campaign donors got the contract for every female in Texas to get the $2000 Gardasil HPV vaccination series, he awarded the contract for the NAFTA Trans-Texas Corridor to a foreign company (until the public outcry), and a bunchload of other things.
    This is one guy we DON’T want in the White House. He’s every bit as bad as Obama and the Bush Crime Family.
    If anything, he’s one of the people who need to be rounded up and hung, along with every other corrupt politician and bankster.

    • gypsy

      He has left un finish business like SB9 he should had recall another special session to take care of Texas business but he is to busy run for President when he should have taken care of Texas. Just Sharing BUT he would do better then Obama Mama

  • Michael

    Folks, Perry is an opportunist of the first magnitude. Recall he ran Bill Clinton’s campaign in Texas and to me, that is not the mark of a conservative. Oh yes, he says he has seen the light and perhaps he has, but I would not trust him any further than I would Pelosi, Reid or McConnell.

  • gypsy

    I say anyone BUT Obama mama. Im a Texan he has a 50 50 record but has left some un finish business here so that I consider failing right now. I think Bachmann is our next President if people can handle a women run our country. I think she can handle it besides they run most homes and so on and I know that is not easy.

  • Born in America

    HEY YOU ALL ARE THINKING . . WHICH IS GOOD . . KEEP IT UP . . WE’VE GOT TO CLEAN UP WASHINGTON D.D. WHICH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING FOR AMERICA . . WE’VE GOT TO GET BACK TO OUR CONSTITUTION AND WHEN SOMEONE TRIES TO CHANGE OR ALTER IT, THEY MUST GO . .

    • Born in America

      OOPS ~ THAT’S WASHINGTON D.C. ~ SORRY TYPO

      • Lost in Paradise

        No problem, I like the D.D. better, but I cannot say it here.

  • chuckb

    palin-rubio

  • JOHN DOE

    Perry is too much like B.O., Smells just as bad! Tried to force landowners out of their property and give it to a foreign country. Toll roads with no ending to the money they capture. (his deal smells badddd) We don’t want or need that attitude in Texas or in Washington D.C.
    Not trustworthy!! Vote for a tea-party rep or a GOOOH rep. We want conservative no non-sense true Texans for Texans… We don’t want a con artists to represent us….

  • JOHN DOE

    No to Perry. We don’t need another prima donna for a President. We want some one like George Washington. Go inot office and then out and go back to the farm and let others run the country for awhile.

  • http://toast.net Lous

    WELL IF THOSE WHO RUN TO ELECT RICK PERRY FOR PRESIDENT,THEY MIGHT GET THOSE GROUPS ALONG WITH PERRY. BILDENBURG GROUP,, C F R TRILATERAL COMMISSION. NAFTA HIGHWAY, NORTH AMERICAN UNION. JUST RICK PERRY SAYS THE NAME OF JESUS, DOES HIS RUN FOR PRESIDENCY ALL RIGHT. AMERICA !!!YOU GOT TO DO YOUR HOME WORK, AND THINK WHICH ONE YOU WANT TO HAVE AS PRESIDENT. JUST BECAUSE THERE’S DEMOCRAT OBAMA, THERE CAN BE A REPUBLICAN OBAMA AS WELL. LOOK GOOD, SMELL GOOD, AND WALK GOOD, DOES NOT MAKE THEIR RUN FOR PRESIDENT ALRIGHT. DO YOUR HOME WORK ON EACH CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT.

    • Bootsaddle

      Lous – You must have a new source (where did you get your info)? I did not find Rick Perry’s name in either of the listings I pulled. Bilderberg’s list was from 1982 onward and the Trilateral listing was as of February 2011.

      • PamR

        Google Bilderberg 2011. Scroll down to The Rockfeller World Order and the High Priests of Globalization by Andrew Gavin Marshall. Most any site will list those that have joined meetings.

  • Bootsaddle

    This is good information. If true, I will have to mark him off the list of potentials for the office. I am an Independent and I am having trouble finding someone clean enough and strong enough to get the US out of this hole we’re in. Truthfully we have not dug the hole – we have been duped repeatedly by large groups of people intent on either stealing us blind or enslaving us to Global Dominance or both. I will get back to my research again. In my research I found that Timothy Geithner was listed in the Trilateral Commission (founded by the Rockfellers) as a “Former Member in Public Service” as was Lael Brainard – U.S. Department of Treasury. Dianne Feinstein, Charles Rangel, Condoleezza Rice and John D.Rockfeller IV are all current members. Does anyone know anything about a gentleman by the name of Luis Rubio – President for the Center of Research for Development (CIDAC), Mexico City, DF? Bill Clinton is a member of Bilderberg. Thomas E. Donilon is a member of both Bilderberg and Trilateral. Donilon was listed in Trilateral and “Former Merber in Public Service” – U.S. Deputy national Security Advisor. I pulled both lists in 2011. Amazing what you can find out there. The George Soros group is very large – there weren’t a lot of names in his groups, just the names of the Organizations he funds. The list was very long. I spend a few hours every week just tracking groups & names. It is very interesting how I keep running into the same names in multiple sites.

    • Lost in Paradise

      DId you find Bachmann and Paul in there anywhere.I wonder about them, even though they seem to be the best choice at the moment. It is a difficult choice at best for a career politician. It would be better to have more of a volunteer base for our government and maybe only one term.I think for a congress person or a senator to be in for life is really really wrong and not good for us.

    • meteorlady

      Who you won’t find is Ron Paul…..

  • Watching and Listening

    I am learning about texas governor Rick Perry, Hasn’t he done some good things conserning their money, and he is a tea party favorite, so that tells me some positive things about him, however, I see what the comments are here, and I’ve never lived in Texas, so I don’t know
    anything positively. I try to keep an open mind.,

    • Lost in Paradise

      He could get elected, because he is connected in the correct places, and is another slick con-artist like all the rest, like the current slime ball, and slick Willy.

      • meteorlady

        Not sure if he’s a really slick con-artist or not. But Texas IS thriving in the mist of this economic down turn so something is going right. We need to face the fact that EVERY SINGLE PERSON that is running for office is hand picked by either of the two parties. It’s worse on the Democratic side of the fence because if we elect someone out of the primaries and caucuses, they can over-ride that with their “Super Delegates” which are nothing more than hacks for the liberals.

    • Average Joe

      “and he is a tea party favorite, so that tells me”

      That the tea Party isn’t doing their homework!

  • Lost in Paradise

    I would really like to see Bachmann get it,but It will be some sleeze like Perry or the one we have now. We surely do not need another rabbit, so that leaves Cain out. Paul would be a good choice. Problem is Americans like the sleeze and slick types. If a decent honest person comes along they spit on him.

    I also believe the only way a republican will get elected, is to lie about everything, and tell them what they want to hear. I think us conservatives are greatly outnumbered,and need to adopt some of the lefts tactics.

    Who ever runs, needs to be very careful what they say. Most are trying to appeal to conservatives, and I think that will be their downfall. If they talk about birth rights, or gays, they may never get elected. There are some subjects best left alone, until you get elected. Some of them are already flapping their gums too much about things that should not be brought up.

    • meteorlady

      If they are high profile like Romney and Perry, plus have a gift for speaking, they get media attention. If they tell the truth and tell it like it really is, they get called radicals, far right, etc. and they have no chance for gaining the platform needed to get elected.

      Ron Paul is a perfect example of such bias. He’s not a particularly eloquent speaker, but he tells the truth. He’s perhaps too intelligent for the average entitlement hog or liberal to understand, and he is for this country and not for the political machine.

      Maybe we should all campaign for him and write him if he’s not “chosen” to run on the ticket. that would certainly make the media and politicians sit up and take notice.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        Meteorlady,
        A better example would be Duncan Hunter Sr!! How much did you hear of him during his run for the repub nomination in 2008?? not much, right? Even less than Mr Paul!!

  • hicusdicus

    The people who could truly turn things around will never be allowed to be candidates for any government office. Give it up folks our country is drowning. The struggle will continue for a while longer and we will run out of gasps and it will be over.

  • meteorlady

    Perry is governor of the state where I live. He is an accomplished politician and he does things that will advance his political career just as most politicians. You never really know what they will do until they have the office. I must admit that Texas has a strong economy and in my area there are a number of help wanted signs up so he must be doing something right… Not sure if I want him for president though, he’s been a politician too long and I believe he has ties to the Bilderburg Group.

  • Donald

    How can Perry lead this country?. He very recentloy advocated moving Texas out of the United States.

    • Earl, QUEENS, NY

      Donald, does that mean Texas seceding from the USA?? Given what has happened in recent years, perhaps it’s a good suggestion, ,and a good message to send to the rest of America – that we’re tired of this out of control big government Democrap regime!! Imagine Texas and other conservative states seceding and forming their own union. And let all the deep blue states (NY, Calif., Maryland, etc.) remain in the leftwing regime of BHO, Dirty Harry Reid and Nasty Pelousy. Revenues to D.C. would fall to the point that the Statist Marxist Democrap regime would collapse entirely!! Good riddance to it!!

      • Jim

        The only part of Maryland that is deep blue is the central section where the majority of “give me” entitlement people reside. Barbara Mikulski represents these folks to a fault. Her idea of good government is to consistently vote along her parties lines, no matter what. She was just recently quoted as saying that cut, cap and balance is a sham and not fair for her constituents. The biggest problem the rest of the state has, is the Democratic machine from the central part runs roughshod over the state. Our governor has a very limited ability to see that a balanced state budget and a more business friendly policies would encourage small business growth. Instead, his tax and spend[waste] attitude along with his millionare tax, his raising the tolls on bridges, increase in sales tax and proposed increase taxes on gasoline seem to be driving people with money to move elsewhere. The saving grace for this policy is the fact that Maryland has a large number of residents employed by the federal government and for some reason tend to go along with it. Fiscal common sense is not one of Maryland’s strong suites. Recently, the first district has elected a representive to the House who actually votes like he has Americas best interest at heart and is able to use good, common sense as the reason for his vote. While I may not agree with every vote of his, at least he has a reason for his vote other than the party said so.If some of the states could just send people to Washington like him to represent them, that would use some sense and not an agenda that puts their own interests ahead of America’s interest, just maybe we could expect that our rudderless ship can turn into the wind and become great once again.

  • grammy

    In regards to Worker’s Comp, most states have major issues with corruption in their WC system, not just Texas. Texas is the ONLY state that is not a mandatory worker’s comp state. We are allowed to choose whether we want an accidental policy at about half the price or workers comp. We have always been responsible non subscribers to worker’s comp and proud of it. Our false claims are greatly reduced with the occidental policy as it deters attorneys and workers looking for an easy claim. Texas is an at will state, economy strong compared to most of the rest of the US. Gov Perry did personally hand Pres Obama a letter asking for help securring the borders.

  • CJM

    I would not like Perry as President…too much ‘good ole boy’ mentality and I don’t trust him, period. He seems to be an okay governor, but it is unlikely that he would have at heart the needs of an entire nation. I hope he does not announce that he will run a presidential campaign and sticks with politics in Texas.

  • John R. Harbison

    Texas is a strong State with a strong economy, it would make a strong country. I think Perry would make a ok President 95% better than obama, but right now I’m liking Ron Paul for this job. I live in Texas and have met Perry several times. He is a strong speaker and would not back down from a bull dog, but I feel something is missing.
    He’s to much into saying what I won’t to here.

  • chuckb

    the only chance we have is too not vote for any candidate, such as romney, that belongs to the republican heirarchy. you see these rino’s working in the senate and congress, putting one of them in the oval office is like leaving barry there. enough. whoever karl rove likes vote for the opposite and at this moment he is pushing romney. i doubt bachmann or paul stand a chance. the rnc heirarchy doesn’t like palin and she’s the only one of the bunch that can and will defeat barry and the bolsheviks know it. don’t know where perry’s heart is, if he’s for real and not part of the rnc establishment, maybe.

  • http://ahalbert@smart-technology.net Allan

    It should be painfully obvious by now that none of the non-Democrat candidates pleases a majority. There are issue(s) with every candidate. What matters is that on election day, we vote for whoever we think has the best chance to defeat you know who. Not voting is like not going to your daughter’s wedding because you don’t like who she is marrying, and you’re willing to damage your relationship with her.

    • GregS

      EXCELLENT post, Allan!

      In the 2012 General Election, we must ALL unite to get Obummer OUT of office, regardless of who is running against him. That’s all that really matters. While I agree with those who think that Perry might not be the most suitable candidate, I WILL vote for him, if it comes to that in the General Election.

      This country cannot take another 4 years of Obummer, especially with the possibility of ObummerCare becoming another full-blown entitlement in 2014.

  • pete the simian

    I wake up in the morning and say “Wouldn’t it be great to be President ?!!”. I sure would like that job !!! HA HA !!!

    I would never get elected, I’m to much of a wimp.

    Does Governor Perry want to be President, or not ? Just GO FOR IT Governor Perry ! It’s OK to want that job !!!!

  • Earl, QUEENS, NY

    It is rather early to decide who we really need as POTUS. At this point I prefer a candidate like Michelle Bachmann, Sarah Palin or Herman Cain. In the primaries, I’d definitely vote agains the RINOs Huntsman and Mitt-Nitwit Romney. Perhaps Rick Perry is somewhere in between?? ….On the other hand, think about the past 30 months of the obama-nation abomination. I’ll have to vote for any GOP nominee in November 2012 as a vote against the leftwing radical teleprompter reader we now have in The White House. In fact, I’d vote for my brother’s dog or cat over BHO!! More so now than 3 years, we really need change and hope!!

  • pete the simian

    Darn REPUBLICANS !!!!

    You all should only vote for RON PAUL !!!

    RON PAUL for PRESIDENT !!! 2012 !!!

    IF the REPUBLICANS run any other candidate I WILL VOTE DEMOCRAT !!
    YOU REPUBLICANS “THINK” I NEED YOU – that you have a monopoly on CONSERVATIVISM and I have nobody else to vote for EXCEPT your “build a burger” candidates !!

    GUESS WHAT ? LET’S KILL THE REPUB PARTY and VOTE DEMOCRAT ….if they don’t run Ron Paul as there Presidential candidate !!!

  • Genn

    14 Reasons Why Rick Perry Would Be A Really, Really Bad President

    #1 Rick Perry is a “big government” politician. When Rick Perry became the governor of Texas in 2000, the total spending by the Texas state government was approximately $49 billion. Ten years later it was approximately $90 billion. That is not exactly reducing the size of government.
    #2 The debt of the state of Texas is out of control. According to usdebtclock.org, the debt to GDP ratio in Texas is 22.9% and the debt per citizen is $10,645. In California (a total financial basket case), the debt to GDP ratio is just 18.7% and the debt per citizen is only $9932. If Rick Perry runs for president these are numbers he will want to keep well hidden.
    #3 The total debt of the Texas government has more than doubled since Rick Perry became governor. So what would the U.S. national debt look like after four (or eight) years of Rick Perry?
    #4 Rick Perry has spearheaded the effort to lease roads in Texas to foreign companies, to turn roads that are already free to drive on into toll roads, and to develop the Trans-Texas Corridor which would be part of the planned NAFTA superhighway system. If you really do deep research on this whole Trans-Texas Corridor nonsense you will see why no American should ever cast a single vote for Rick Perry.
    #5 Rick Perry claims that he has a “track record” of not raising taxes. That is a false claim. Rick Perry has repeatedly raised taxes and fees while he has been governor. Today, Texans are faced with significantly higher taxes and fees than they were before Rick Perry was elected.
    #6 Even with the oil boom in Texas, 23 states have a lower unemployment rate than Texas does.
    #7 Back in 1988, Rick Perry supported Al Gore for president. In fact, Rick Perry actually served as Al Gore’s campaign chairman in the state of Texas that year.
    #8 Between December 2007 and April 2011, weekly wages in the U.S. increased by about 5 percent. In the state of Texas they increased by just 0.6% over that same time period.
    #9 Texas now has one of the worst education systems in the nation. The following is from an opinion piece that was actually authored by Barbara Bush earlier this year….
    •  We rank 36th in the nation in high school graduation rates. An estimated 3.8 million Texans do not have a high school diploma.
    •  We rank 49th in verbal SAT scores, 47th in literacy and 46th in average math SAT scores.
    •  We rank 33rd in the nation on teacher salaries.
    #10 Rick Perry attended the Bilderberg Group meetings in 2007. Associating himself with that organization should be a red flag for all American voters.
    #11 Texas has the highest percentage of workers making minimum wage out of all 50 states.
    #12 Rick Perry often gives speeches about illegal immigration, but when you look at the facts, he has been incredibly soft on the issue. If Rick Perry does not plan to secure the border, then he should not be president because illegal immigration is absolutely devastating many areas of the southwest United States.
    #13 In 2007, 221,000 residents of Texas were making minimum wage or less. By 2010, that number had risen to 550,000.
    #14 Rick Perry actually issued an executive order in 2007 that would have forced almost every single girl in the state of Texas to receive the Gardasil vaccine before entering the sixth grade. Perry would have put parents in a position where they would have had to fill out an application and beg the government not to inject their child with a highly controversial vaccine. Since then, very serious safety issues regarding this vaccine have come to light. Fortunately, lawmakers in Texas blocked what Perry was trying to do. According to Wikipedia, many were troubled when “apparent financial connections between Merck and Perry were reported by news outlets, such as a $6,000 campaign contribution and Merck’s hiring of former Perry Chief of Staff Mike Toomey to handle its Texas lobbying work.”

    http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/14-reasons-why-rick-perry-would-be-a-really-really-bad-president

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