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Texas Gov. on Presidential Bid: Going to ‘Think About It’

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Posted on May 27, 2011

Well, will you look at that: Another Texas governor might up and throw his Stetson into the ring and run for president. No, this is not the year 2000. This time, we’re talking about Gov. Rick Perry, Republican, who has never lost an election. And he has great hair! Look out, Mitt Romney.  —KA

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By California Ray, July 7, 2011 at 6:10 pm Link to this comment

Mexican rapist and murderer Humberto Leal Garcia Jr. has been executed by Texas. No problem there. After all, recent U.S. court decisions have established that the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations is a laughingstock. Under the American system, when Uncle Sam enters into a treaty, convention, or covenant, it doesn’t count unless all 50 states voluntarily join in.

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By drbhelthi, June 6, 2011 at 2:56 am Link to this comment

One question, pleez.

Does he receive his daily instructions via “coded,
red telephone” hookup with the GHWBushSr ranch?

If “yes,” count me in with AmishEcstasy. . . .

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By MarthaA, May 29, 2011 at 6:58 pm Link to this comment

Mark, May 27 at 12:01 pm,

For Texans to traditionally support and vote for Conservative
Right-Wing Fascist candidates that frame a false sense of
democratic advantage as a disingenuous political strategy of
control and expect a result other than Right-Wing Hitleresque
Fascist governance
is a deluded false expectation on the
part of Texans; Texans should get and suffer from what they vote
for, so that the school of hard knocks will teach them causality.

I would have thought that “W” would have been sufficient to
teach the dumbest of the dumb of the Texans the error of their
ways, but everything is big in Texas, and that goes for lack of
awareness, ignorance, gullibility, and chasing a false sense of
advantage like a blind dog in a meat house.

Most likely all Perry is thinking about is whether or not he, as a
Right-Wing Conservative Fascist, can prevail over other
stronger Right-Wing Conservative Fascists in the Republican
Party that are vying for the same position.

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By realveive, May 29, 2011 at 5:15 pm Link to this comment

Looks like Texas has become the nation’s womb for producing highly abortable presidential candidates.  No more, please!!!!!!!

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By AmishEcstasy, May 29, 2011 at 6:01 am Link to this comment
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Dear God ....please send that huge comet to smash the earth to smithereens before this guy or Duyba’s brother Jeb move into the White House!

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By berniem, May 28, 2011 at 1:48 pm Link to this comment

Is this the latest installment of the “American Psycho” franchise? You know, the one where he bumps off everybody in the White House that crosses him? The cast of characters being pimped out by the repubs would be absurdly funny if the potential for grave consequences weren’t so frightening should one of these demented and authoritarian horrors actually win. Unfortunately, the current “velvet gloved assassin” holding sway does not give me comfort for our future!

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By OzarkMichael, May 28, 2011 at 10:54 am Link to this comment

I hear some Tea Party people in Texas dont like him, but dont know the details

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By Mark, May 27, 2011 at 12:01 pm Link to this comment
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I’m from Texas, and I find the man disgusting.  Many Texans do.  This is someone
who wants students to be able to carry guns on campus. As a professor, this is
quite appalling,  but not much of a shock considering Perry’s ideology.  His
policies wouldn’t go far on a national level. They are similar to Wisconsin’s Scott
Walker.  I wouldn’t be surprised if there was a democratic surge at the next
election in Texas.  Texas is place that has been hit hard by all the tax cuts to the
wealthy and the subsequent budget cuts, despite what Perry claims.

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