Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term

Full story: El Paso Times

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has defeated Democrat Bill White to win a third four-year term as Texas governor.
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Does any of this really surprise you waco? You have people like Barney and Actually who thrive on promoting this kind of crap. I really get tired of all the CHILD bs seventeen years old 6ft3 or 4. Child my backside.
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American Pride wrote:
Today we are having a Grand Old Party
He's no longer running for governor
Waco1909

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Daphney wrote:
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He's no longer running for governor
dude that's a three year old post....
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Bernard Forand wrote:
……………….Trayon Martin Legacy;
USA has once again exhibited its undercurrents of racism. Acquittal of all charges and the battle over gun reforms serves to illuminate to all the world our lopsided Judicial system.
Virtually any dark skinned person can relate to similar eerily scenarios in, various degrees, their lives that they suffered or witnessed. Racism resides within insidious forms permeating through our USA society.
Supreme Court’s decision against our voters rights, exemplifies the naïve conceptions that our justice system still harbor on racism. Court’s statement “Things Have Changed Dramatically” illuminates their naïve comprehension on the issue.
Justice Departments advancing an investigation may yet come to expose the lax laws that supports and creates such Zimmerman scenarios.“Stand Your Ground” with its vague provision of “Reasonable Belief” obstructing justice from being fully satisfied.
Self-Deputizing any Zimmerman with a gun and a grudge. Discouraging year for gun laws reform. Mass killings on a continuous cycle being perpetrated by grudge toting gun zealots is not enough. Now we are saddled with Lax Laws that encourage and legalizes killing situations.
Frightening is the thought that these grudge gun totting individuals walk daily amongst our populace in public. Teaching our children that this is a permissible way of life. Violence to beget violence.
Our frail legislatures obtaining their continuous infusion of their “Fix” from their pusher man the lobbyist, will keep us in this dysfunctional quagmire for many years to come.
Voters have the opportunity to remove those they suspect as being addicts from their legislature’s come 2014. Otherwise we can just keep recycling and compound what that educates to our children to do, the same over and over again.
Geez Blarney, I see you're still posting the same old liberal garbage. There are only two people that know if the whole incident was racial. One is dead and you're not Zimmerman, so what you offer is speculation only.

While we are on the subject of gun control. There are a lot more than just white people who wish to retain their right to own a gun. Many other people own guns to protect themselves.

Black on black crime is a bigger issue than the Zimmerman vs. Martin thing. I noticed the politicians don't care to bring it up. It doesn't suit their political agenda, so let's not talk about Chicago.

Every decent hardworking black American or any other decent hard working American of any race has the right to protect their own lives and family. You stupid liberals who think that you know best don't live in rough neighborhoods.

As for Zimmerman. He was lawfully acquitted of wrongdoing, but it's a good thing for him that stupidity is not a crime. The whole thing leading up to the shooting could have been avoided by just standing down when the police dispatcher told him too. The whole thing turned into a tragic incident because he wanted to be an over-zealous Dudley Do-Right.
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NBC News fires producer who manipulated Trayvon Martin 911 tape to make it appear Zimmerman said he was looking for blacks.HE WAS FIRED!!!
While I have no sympathy for Zimmerman, I detest the lying liberal media even more. Any hardships come to anyone in this country because of the media reporting on this incident, the media jackals can own it.
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Bernard Forand wrote:
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That’s it ? Losing it there buddy boy? I know you consider this simple comment of yours will raise you in,{Some delusional illusionary mentality}, to higher status of authority. Alas it does not. No matter how much you polish that rusted tin hat, it will not serve you well.
I'm not interested in any degree of of authority like you liberal pukes. I merely made a statement. Whether it even serves me at all is really none of your damn business.
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Do any of us really care what Barney thinks. He's just a long winded blowhard, who if faced with a real life and death situation would s--t his pants.
Bernard Forand

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Well here we go again with another bogus “Stand Your Ground” trial. ONCE AGAIAN in Florida.
http://myfox8.com/2013/07/16/the-other-fla-mu ...
Right on the heels of the George Zimmerman trial, another controversial and tragic self-defense case is making its way to court. This time, the scene is Jacksonville, Florida, and the story involves Jordan Davis, an African-American teen the same age as Trayvon Martin.Davis, 17, was shot to death by Michael Dunn in November 2012.
Dunn told police that he asked Davis and three other teens, who were parked next to him at a gas station, to turn down their music. Dunn says he heard threats from the teens and saw a gun in their car. He says he feared for his own safety, and that’s why he grabbed his gun and fired into the vehicle.
Police say that they found no guns inside the teens’ vehicle! Dunn fired his gun eight or nine times. Needs a bigger gun… That’s the NRA solution for these nuts.
What am I the only one, that can see the travesty of this bogus law. Now would be a good time to bring this one right wing nut law to the Supreme Court and have it cast out unto the waters of oblivion along with the Tea that spawns such dysfunctional laws.
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Now lets get back to the Chasm theory of mine.
I view this as another example of many that the traditionalist conservative republican are distancing themselves from the Tea extremist. Observe similar scenario that played out.
Democrats and republican moderates have joined forces. Sweeping aside the Tea Party and the right extremist. In all places, Arizona! A previous bulwark of the Tea Party.
Between them both they actually came to a budget with bipartisan support. On June 13, 2013 Governor Jan Brewer {R} Led the way that will add over 300,000 of their uninsured citizens, to the roles of the insured. Embracing the Obamacare Health Care Plan.
Governor Jan Brewer gathered up her allies and repulsed themselves from the Tea’s extremist view’s. Carrying it so far, as not to answerer any of the Tea’s antagonist questions and voting down any of their proposals.
Obamacare exposed the rift that is growing into a chasm, betwixt the traditionalist republican and the Tea‘s extremist.
Senator John McCain leads the traditionalist to cast out the Tea out unto the waters of political oblivion.
Arizona Senate Tea President Andy Biggs {R} who was a staunch opponent to the Obamacare was swept aside. Constant redundant dysfunctional rhetoric and derogatory remarks was all the Tea extremist had to offer..”
The chasm widens..
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Geez Blarney, working American of any race has the right to protect their own lives and family. You stupid liberals who think that you know best don't live in rough neighborhoods.
As for Zimmerman. He was lawfully acquitted of wrongdoing, but it's a good thing for him that stupidity is not a crime. The whole thing leading up to the shooting could have been avoided by just standing down when the police dispatcher told him too. The whole thing turned into a tragic incident because he wanted to be an over-zealous Dudley Do-Right.

DEFIANT} While we are on the subject of gun control. There are a lot more than just white people who wish to retain their right to own a gun. Many other people own guns to protect themselves.

Bernie re} Never said the could not. So that is just more blah, blah from you.

Defiant} Black on black crime is a bigger issue than the Zimmerman vs. Martin thing. I noticed the politicians don't care to bring it up. It doesn't suit their political agenda, so let's not talk about Chicago.

Bernie RE} That is not the issue your going off on a tangent. Its called evading the issue.

Defiant} Every decent hardworking black American or any other decent hard working American of any race has the right to protect their own lives and family. You stupid liberals who think that you know best don't live in rough neighborhoods.

Bernie Re} ONCE AGAIN never said they could not or should not. Just more redundant blah, blah, Try focusing a tad more.

Defiant} As for Zimmerman. He was lawfully acquitted of wrongdoing, but it's a good thing for him that stupidity is not a crime. The whole thing leading up to the shooting could have been avoided by just standing down when the police dispatcher told him too. The whole thing turned into a tragic incident because he wanted to be an over-zealous Dudley Do-Right.

Bernie Re} Now your getting closer to the issue. Yes if he would only would have stood down. I Have many more what “If’s” that would produce a more beneficial result for all concerned. So what??
Time for our legislators and or courts to respond with an intelligent solution, is presently our only recourse. I observe who made this law and those that support it. There in I find the focal point of the problem and it could also be the origin of many other failed policies. Time to cast them out ,{R}, at every opportunity.{2014}
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Time for our legislators and or courts to respond with an intelligent solution. We don't have any intelligent legislators or courts, that is the problem. This is kinda like the obummer supporters, he won, get over it. Well Zimmerman got a fail trial and was found "NOT GUILTY", he won, get over it and let's move on.
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Well Bernard you are correct."Stand your ground"had nothing to do with the Zimmerman incident.
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Bernard Forand wrote:
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DEFIANT} While we are on the subject of gun control. There are a lot more than just white people who wish to retain their right to own a gun. Many other people own guns to protect themselves.
Bernie re} Never said the could not. So that is just more blah, blah from you.
Defiant} Black on black crime is a bigger issue than the Zimmerman vs. Martin thing. I noticed the politicians don't care to bring it up. It doesn't suit their political agenda, so let's not talk about Chicago.
Bernie RE} That is not the issue your going off on a tangent. Its called evading the issue.
Defiant} Every decent hardworking black American or any other decent hard working American of any race has the right to protect their own lives and family. You stupid liberals who think that you know best don't live in rough neighborhoods.
Bernie Re} ONCE AGAIN never said they could not or should not. Just more redundant blah, blah, Try focusing a tad more.
Defiant} As for Zimmerman. He was lawfully acquitted of wrongdoing, but it's a good thing for him that stupidity is not a crime. The whole thing leading up to the shooting could have been avoided by just standing down when the police dispatcher told him too. The whole thing turned into a tragic incident because he wanted to be an over-zealous Dudley Do-Right.
Bernie Re} Now your getting closer to the issue. Yes if he would only would have stood down. I Have many more what “If’s” that would produce a more beneficial result for all concerned. So what??
Time for our legislators and or courts to respond with an intelligent solution, is presently our only recourse. I observe who made this law and those that support it. There in I find the focal point of the problem and it could also be the origin of many other failed policies. Time to cast them out ,{R}, at every opportunity.{2014}
Total partisan crap. But what more could we expect from you?. The "Stand Your Ground" law is a good law. Sure, a few idiots will abuse it, but what else would you expect from a large population?.

You leftist/Progressive/Democrat Socialist fools want all laws in society geared for the dumbest, most irresponsible and totally worthless trash in this society. If the day ever comes that you wonder where all of the freedoms have gone and why, you only have to go look in the mirror.
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watching raul wrote:
Time for our legislators and or courts to respond with an intelligent solution. We don't have any intelligent legislators or courts, that is the problem. This is kinda like the obummer supporters, he won, get over it. Well Zimmerman got a fail trial and was found "NOT GUILTY", he won, get over it and let's move on.
These bleeding heart morons like Blarney and his ilk are only using Martin and Zimmerman to further their anti-gun agenda. They did it with the massacre at Sandy Hook and they are still looking for any excuse to
continue.

Funny how they don't want to talk about 300+ innocent Mexican civilians and a Border Patrol Agent murdered by Holders DOJ Fast and Furious program. Nor, will they talk about the continuous slaughter and crime in Chitcago which has the strictest gun laws in the nation.
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Rick Perry has just announced a trip to Israel in addition to his announcement that he will not seek re-election to the office of Governor.

Fellow Texans, Perry has just started campaigning for President! My gripe is that he is doing it on our time and possibly even our dime. My point is that the man should wait until he is no longer Governor of Texas to start his political posturing.

The man doesn't stand a chance of becoming President. He really should concentrate on running Texas until his term is ended. Jeb Bush has a much greater chance than Perry. I feel that Bush is going to run.

I think that Clinton can beat both Perry and Bush, but that is putting the cart before the horse because the immediate concern is that Perry should not be concentrating on anything but Texas.
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No different than when he was running for the Republican nomination in the last Presidential Primary, he did on our dime and our time. Hell yes we the people of Texas are paying for it. He double dips on retirement and salary, he might as well take that third dip.

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Get to work wrote:
Rick Perry has just announced a trip to Israel in addition to his announcement that he will not seek re-election to the office of Governor.
Fellow Texans, Perry has just started campaigning for President! My gripe is that he is doing it on our time and possibly even our dime. My point is that the man should wait until he is no longer Governor of Texas to start his political posturing.
The man doesn't stand a chance of becoming President. He really should concentrate on running Telooxas until his term is ended. Jeb Bush has a much greater chance than Perry. I feel that Bush is going to run.
I think that Clinton can beat both Perry and Bush, but that is putting the cart before the horse because the immediate concern is that Perry should not be concentrating on anything but Texas.
your dislike for Perry is influencing your thought processes.Your conclusion that Perry has no chance to be competitive in the 2016 presidential race therefore has no real validity.
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waco, while I usually agree with you in this case I simply can not. Perry came off as a complete buffoon in the last primary, and damn near turned Texas into a laughing stock. Perry needs to just stay at home and take care of the states business and not be out making the rest of the world think that all Texans are idiots. Hopefully Anita isn't trying to convince him that God told her to have him run for President again. Rick and Anita are just a bad joke on Texas and I see no need to play that joke on the entire country.

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