Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins an...

Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term

There are 23261 comments on the El Paso Times story from Nov 2, 2010, titled Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has defeated Democrat Bill White to win a third four-year term as Texas governor.

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Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#19067 Jul 16, 2013
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.
Texan

Falls Church, VA

#19068 Jul 17, 2013
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

Fort Myers, FL

#19069 Jul 17, 2013
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.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#19070 Jul 17, 2013
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..
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#19071 Jul 17, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
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}
watching raul

Padre Island Ntl Seashor, TX

#19072 Jul 17, 2013
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.
Ark

Athens, TN

#19073 Jul 17, 2013
Well Bernard you are correct."Stand your ground"had nothing to do with the Zimmerman incident.
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#19088 Jul 17, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
<quoted text>
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.
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#19089 Jul 17, 2013
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.
why

Hondo, TX

#19090 Jul 17, 2013
test
Dont complain

Alice, TX

#19091 Jul 17, 2013
Take a stand
Get to work

Hemphill, TX

#19092 Jul 17, 2013
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.
Texan

Falls Church, VA

#19209 Jul 18, 2013
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.

“Seek Light”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#19210 Jul 18, 2013
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.
Texan

Falls Church, VA

#19211 Jul 18, 2013
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.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#19212 Jul 18, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
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.
.
Defiant Try to stay on the subject without your constantly evading the issue. Typical ploy of one that has no answer, no substance and no facts.
………Echoes Of Zimmerman
Stand Your Ground law illuminates its basic fundamental infrastructure that cast shadows, where the vigilantly seek their sanctuary.
Why even mass killers could seek sanctuary within the Stand Your Ground laws. Citing they feared for their lives from there victims.
Milwaukee gives us an example; A jury has been selected with one back person selected to decide the fate of the convicted John Spooner of first degree intentionally homicide.
John Spooner {white} shot and killed a 13 year old {black} Darius Simmons in May of 2012. Darius was retrieving his families garbage can’s when John Spooner approached him.
John Simmons demanded that Darius return his 4 shot guns, that he suspected, that Darius stole from his home 2 days prior. Darius denied any knowledge of those 4 shotguns and their theft. John then shoots and kills Darius.
Presently the defense of John Spooner moves the trial into its second phase requesting that John Spooner {76 Year Old} was not responsible due to his mental health.
Milwaukee has demonstrated, through their police department, on occasions, of racial insensitivities.
One example; the police denied a 22 year old {black} Derek Williams, was demonstrated, when he collapsed in the back of their police car, complains of unable to breath. Denying him CPR, until after he died. A more recent example; Darius’s Mother was denied to accompany her child to the hospital. Holding her in the back of police cars for questioning, lasting an hour and half !
Police then search her home and find no evidence linking Darius to the theft of the 4 Shoot Guns. They then arrest Darius’s brother for 5 municipal warrants.
Internal police investigators found none of its police policies were violated. Admitting only that “ A dimension of racial insensitivity that negatively influenced the trust of some members of the community”!
Mr. Gimbel, defense lawyer for John Spooner stresses’ that this is not a racial issue. Fearing links to the Zimmerman’s acquittal will have negative effects on the juries decision. Producing several neighbors from the neighborhood, of all races that John Spooner was well liked and not racial.
Voices on the street are passing the conceptions of their populace.“ There wouldn’t be no loopholes if the roles were reversed” and “ If John Spooner gets off like Zimmerman, then this whole system is a mess”.
Now when will Defiant grows a set and becomes defiant to his own nonsense and lack of any authority.


Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#19213 Jul 18, 2013
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> 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.
Except his dismal numbers in the 2012 primary. In 2012 Perry garnered ZERO delegates, got .7% of the popular vote, did not win a single state, and never even won a district.

Isn't that valid enough for you?
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#19214 Jul 18, 2013
Meanwhile back at the ranch. The chasm is widening. Eroding away the republicans with the down pours of Tea droplets.
Chasm widens down to the deeper levels in the dysfunctional republican party.
Thomas Doherty, chief PR man for former Governor George Pataki, has lost faith in the republican party. Receiving information {July 2013} that the republicans were going to walk the immigration bill to death.
So discouraged he has publicly stated, on twitter, he will be leaving his party of 32 years.
Doherty, no liberal, has come to the conclusion “That my party has elements within it that dislike homosexuals and think America is still in the 1940’s. AND while we talk about liberty and freedom, that liberty and freedom only seem to be acceptable for some.”
This is representing the growing oppositional forces that are increasing the rifts within the republican party. All the way down to its fundamental infrastructures of support. Doherty goes on to say about the republicans,“ Their rigidity is killing them. It’s either purity or you are anathema”!

“Behave Yourself”

Since: Jul 07

Fort Worth, Texas

#19215 Jul 18, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
Meanwhile back at the ranch. The chasm is widening. Eroding away the republicans with the down pours of Tea droplets.
Chasm widens down to the deeper levels in the dysfunctional republican party.
Thomas Doherty, chief PR man for former Governor George Pataki, has lost faith in the republican party. Receiving information {July 2013} that the republicans were going to walk the immigration bill to death.
So discouraged he has publicly stated, on twitter, he will be leaving his party of 32 years.
Doherty, no liberal, has come to the conclusion “That my party has elements within it that dislike homosexuals and think America is still in the 1940’s. AND while we talk about liberty and freedom, that liberty and freedom only seem to be acceptable for some.”
This is representing the growing oppositional forces that are increasing the rifts within the republican party. All the way down to its fundamental infrastructures of support. Doherty goes on to say about the republicans,“ Their rigidity is killing them. It’s either purity or you are anathema”!
Just a thought here. If they would distance themselves from the "nutcakes" to whom they have given such a loud voice within the Party, they may stand a chance of survival. No Republican here, by the way.

“Seek Light”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#19216 Jul 18, 2013
Texan wrote:
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.
I've discovered that Perry is most dangerous when underestimated.Rest assured, Perry has learned from his brief sojourn into the national stage.

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