Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term

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

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Sounds like B.F. is a lawyer or maybe a tax lawyer. "Gave you examples easily spelt out for even the simplest of you to try to comprehend but you do not."
Remember? Go back and reread and try not to come back with the most indecipherable post EVER! The government has great websites to get the most "up to date" info. BTW, I wouldn't count on "Allen's" posts, can't even get the year correct. Facts are facts and California is swirling around the bowl. Try reading the LA Times or the Sacramento Bee.

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Texas surpassed California in exports in 2002, and never looked back. Texas has the world's 14th largest economy, ahead of South Korea.

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Forand, the stats don't support Texas as a state in decline. Like all states, Texas has challenges. I'm not bad mouthing California, but face it, Texas has a lot going for it.

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New construction starts, 2012, California-58,000. New construction starts, Texas, 2012-158,000.. CENSUS BUREAU.
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Bernard Forand wrote:
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Yes you can repeat and repeat but doth not make anything so. Gave you examples easily spelt out for even the simplest of you to try to comprehend but you do not. That’s all there is to that. Identifies your borders of comprehension. AND once again repeating, repeating, repeating “TENS OF THOUSANDS!” move from California to Texas,“DAILY”. LOL highways must be jammed.. How many times have I asked you to present your source and means by which you have calculated this? All I’m getting from you on that is the sound of crickets snoring. If you cannot validate your comment then we can all take it to be just another intoxicated Teabagger’s illusionary remarks.
Now back to the Teabaggers demise sucking in the right wing nuts with them. Republican chasm continues to widen. Perhaps the established conservative republicans will finally emulate our for fathers of 1773 and cast out the dysfunctional Tea Party.
Tea Rally back in April, Senator Ted Cruz {R Tea Party} of Texas, taunts the traditionalist republicans after the Senate rejects back ground checks on gun control bill. Cruz along with the all Tea Party members threatened to filibuster away this bill. Established conservative republican considered it more prudent and wiser to let it go to a vote. This would garnish a few democratic votes. Which is what eventually happened. Cruz considers republicans that choose that method of governmental as “Squishy”. Our way or the highway is all that is required. Wall Street Journal Editorial retweeted John McCain {R Traditionalist}; “ Would it have been right for us to not even debate, in light of the Newtown Massacre” Depth of chasm deepens.
B.S. I mean B.F. here's some light reading for ya and if you want to invest in California. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/24/business/tr... Please count the bonds being auctioned off this coming week from California.
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FYI, only three auction's for the state of Texas.
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justasayin wrote:
FYI, only three auction's for the state of Texas.
Great, now you will throw the fool into a tizzy and we will get at least three
pages worth of gibberish from he/she/it for a rebuttal. Otherwise, good find.
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Great, now you will throw the fool into a tizzy and we will get at least three
pages worth of gibberish from he/she/it for a rebuttal. Otherwise, good find.
Look forward to another psychotic interpretation of what passes for reality from Forand.
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Defiant1 wrote:
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Great, now you will throw the fool into a tizzy and we will get at least three
pages worth of gibberish from he/she/it for a rebuttal. Otherwise, good find.
Sorry!:)
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Told you to get ready for more Barney blah blah blah, and the idiot doesn't care how you rebutt him or how many times you prove him wrong, that is why I no longer read his posts, and only respond with blah blah blah, that is all his posts amount to just endless blather.
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allen martel ho wrote:
<quoted text> Look forward to another psychotic interpretation of what passes for reality from Forand.
I aim to please you with this one. Ah here we go into the summer of 2013. Liberals are rolling out the barrels for fun and singing on sunshine. Resting in shaded pools of the cool, cool changes evolving. A higher evolution to our politics’ maturity is budding forth once again. In the past decade “We The People” have examined ourselves and found us wanting to step out of the gloom and doom scenarios of the traditionalist conservative views of the past.
Shackles of prejudice are falling to the ground. Mary Jane is now identified with beneficial outcomes. Illegal immigrants are observing a light at the end of the tunnel. Gays are growing in their freedoms to be gay. America is awakening to be once again the land of the diverse melting pot it once was. Rejuvenating strengths that was always their fundamental strengths‘.
Demographics of the ideologies of Jim Crow, John Birch or the hyped up McCarthy are fading into the archaic dust bins of our history. Another dark chapter of our growing pains.“We The People” have reached a majority that choose to distance themselves from the gloom and doom policies that promote these dysfunctional callow ideologies.
51% are now in favor of gays to be gay. 72% agree that this is inevitable. Mary Jane up 11 points from 2010. Previously only less than 1/3 comprehended its beneficial factors. This according to Pew Polls. CBS/N.Y. Times poll have discovered 83% favor a path to citizenship for the illegal immigrants. 20% higher than the 2007 Pew Polls. Which was the last time this issue was addressed.
Business scholar Fariborz Ghadar, from the Center Of Strategic and International Affaires explains what is occurring. Quote “ Whether it’s war on terror or the recession or this or that; Society then reacts to those periods and change results” he goes on to say “The younger generation is getting more accepting, the pace of change is much faster, data is available to us more quickly. We’re more plugged in to the world around us and its combining to allow people to develop their own opinions and be open to others”.
1980’s generation grew up with 911 and the gloom and doom of the past of the bushwhacking days. They are now 18 to 32. Here in lies the moving force for the abrupt change in right wing polarization to left wing polarization.
Similar to the 60’s after the Nam episodes. Social rights sprouted, as it is now with the 80’s generation.
Today we have instant communication and knowledge at our finger tips. Fraudulent propaganda schemes of our past prejudices become exposed. Observe the effect on programs such as “Weeds, Modern Family and Ugly Betty” to name a few. They stimulate diversity and liberalization. Advancing the goals of the broad open minded liberal, as opposed to the narrow close minded conservative. There will continue to be gloomy times. They however are advocating their own demise with each experienced generation that follows. Growing in intellect and controlling, the gloom and doom scenarios. Science will soon render these gloomy days for agricultural benefits. Removing them from authority based organizations. Obama once said “ Each successive generation creates a new space for peace and tolerance and justice and fairness” Right to the point.
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Liberal California... Going nowhere fast. Wealthy Californians are moving to Texas. In fact, looks like all kinds of Californians are moving to Texas. Looks like people vote with their feet. Got that Forand? Does that anger you? After all, actions speak louder than words. Californians wouldn't be coming to Texas, unless Texas presented OPPORTUNITY!!!
You still have NOT showed us your calculations that supports your comment of 10’s of Thousands Daily if any. Indicates your comments are nothing more then pure fabrication. Now back to the subject.
The Chasm Widens.
Illinois {R} have elected a new chairman to lead their party. Pat Brady resigned lat month. Citing his wife’s her fight with cancer and family matters. Complaints have arisen from the “Conservative”{Tea Party} Republicans on Pat’s support for gay marriage. This was another factor that weighed in Pat’s decision. After 6 years as a republican he has lost interest as to the direction of the present republican party.
Jack Doragan of Rosemont Illinois will be replacing Pat. Jack is expected to bridge the ever increasing chasm within the republican party. Jack does not commit as to how he stands on gay marriage. Jack carries the hope and aspirations of the divided republicans that suffered a sweeping defeat in the 2012 elections.
Committeeman Walsh, who recently lost his seat to {D} Tammy Duckwont , sums up well the flagging republican party archaic ideologies. Walsh say’s “Even the private door process of selecting a chairman was emblematic of problems.” Goes on to say “ We should be speaking to a ballroom of 1,000 republicans right now. My god folks the party is breaking up. If we don’t pick someone who will energize the base, the party will wither away.}
Jack figures that what is required is a party of a “Big Tent Organization”; Further admonishing the failure for their legislators to do their jobs and legislate. Site the recent example of how republicans obstructed to bring a bill up for debate this past weekend before the session ended, at the state capitol. Jack says “ Whether you like government or you don’t, its there and it is a necessity”! Does that sound familiar? Hmmmm
“The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.” Winston Churchill
just saying…
Bernard Forand

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FYI, only three auction's for the state of Texas.

What point are trying to make? You do realize that the greater the amount of bond sales is a strong indicator of credit worthiness. Bonds go out for investors to buy into some political on non political activity. Guaranteeing a return of investment. Some are fixed returns others are not. That Texas has only 3 is not good. Indicates lack of investors interest in Texas and or its credit. You have merely exposed that California is rocketing ahead in investments as Texas is fumbling about. If you get that simple investment screwed up in your comprehension then try this one. I call it the Investors Gambit against the bankers investments. Have fun..
Illegal auctions on the foreclosed markets has come to light in a Federal investigation. At the height of the finical crisis. Bargain hunters would gather on the county courts steps to bid on houses and businesses up for auction. Some of these bidders organized to have only one bidder to bid and low bid the auctioned property. Edging out prospective bidders with intimidation techniques. Thus obtaining some properties at a substantial lost in its value that the banks would then be forced to pick up. Then these bidders would hold their own private auction amongst themselves.
In steps the Feds and have brought fines and even jail sentences for some of these groups. At present they have limited their investigations to California, Alabama and N. Carolina. Hmmm
Wonder if the Feds will balance their investigations and investigate the banks for their deceitful practices of advertising their properties up for auctions in some backwater newspaper. Then they send their one bid of as low as $100 for the property. No one there to bid other than themselves.
Senator Elizabeth Warren {D} of Massachusetts is already swamped in the corruptions of Wall Street institutions and their bankers. Hope she comes to find the time. As she is a staunch supporter of the American consumer.
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Yeah yeah Barney blah blah blah.
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Bernard Forand wrote:
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What point are trying to make? You do realize that the greater the amount of bond sales is a strong indicator of credit worthiness. Bonds go out for investors to buy into some political on non political activity. Guaranteeing a return of investment. Some are fixed returns others are not. That Texas has only 3 is not good. Indicates lack of investors interest in Texas and or its credit. You have merely exposed that California is rocketing ahead in investments as Texas is fumbling about. If you get that simple investment screwed up in your comprehension then try this one. I call it the Investors Gambit against the bankers investments. Have fun..
Illegal auctions on the foreclosed markets has come to light in a Federal investigation. At the height of the finical crisis. Bargain hunters would gather on the county courts steps to bid on houses and businesses up for auction. Some of these bidders organized to have only one bidder to bid and low bid the auctioned property. Edging out prospective bidders with intimidation techniques. Thus obtaining some properties at a substantial lost in its value that the banks would then be forced to pick up. Then these bidders would hold their own private auction amongst themselves.
In steps the Feds and have brought fines and even jail sentences for some of these groups. At present they have limited their investigations to California, Alabama and N. Carolina. Hmmm
Wonder if the Feds will balance their investigations and investigate the banks for their deceitful practices of advertising their properties up for auctions in some backwater newspaper. Then they send their one bid of as low as $100 for the property. No one there to bid other than themselves.
Senator Elizabeth Warren {D} of Massachusetts is already swamped in the corruptions of Wall Street institutions and their bankers. Hope she comes to find the time. As she is a staunch supporter of the American consumer.
Simple question, would your buy Stockton California bonds? Would your buy bond from Detroit Michigan? I don't think those bonds are doing very well or Detroit could pay their power bill.
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Bernard Forand wrote:
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What point are trying to make? You do realize that the greater the amount of bond sales is a strong indicator of credit worthiness. Bonds go out for investors to buy into some political on non political activity. Guaranteeing a return of investment. Some are fixed returns others are not. That Texas has only 3 is not good. Indicates lack of investors interest in Texas and or its credit. You have merely exposed that California is rocketing ahead in investments as Texas is fumbling about. If you get that simple investment screwed up in your comprehension then try this one. I call it the Investors Gambit against the bankers investments. Have fun..
Illegal auctions on the foreclosed markets has come to light in a Federal investigation. At the height of the finical crisis. Bargain hunters would gather on the county courts steps to bid on houses and businesses up for auction. Some of these bidders organized to have only one bidder to bid and low bid the auctioned property. Edging out prospective bidders with intimidation techniques. Thus obtaining some properties at a substantial lost in its value that the banks would then be forced to pick up. Then these bidders would hold their own private auction amongst themselves.
In steps the Feds and have brought fines and even jail sentences for some of these groups. At present they have limited their investigations to California, Alabama and N. Carolina. Hmmm
Wonder if the Feds will balance their investigations and investigate the banks for their deceitful practices of advertising their properties up for auctions in some backwater newspaper. Then they send their one bid of as low as $100 for the property. No one there to bid other than themselves.
Senator Elizabeth Warren {D} of Massachusetts is already swamped in the corruptions of Wall Street institutions and their bankers. Hope she comes to find the time. As she is a staunch supporter of the American consumer.
Here's some light reading courtesy of Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/marcprosser/2013/... Are Municipal Bonds Currently A Good Investment?
The short answer is probably not. Certificates of deposit (CDs) are safer and have a major yield advantage, even after factoring in the tax benefits of municipal bonds.

There are two main reasons that investors like to buy municipal bonds: The income they produce is generally not taxable, and they are perceived to be super-safe investments. Let’s explore these reasons more closely to see if they are valid.
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<quoted text> Here's some light reading courtesy of Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/marcprosser/2013/... Are Municipal Bonds Currently A Good Investment?
The short answer is probably not. Certificates of deposit (CDs) are safer and have a major yield advantage, even after factoring in the tax benefits of municipal bonds.
There are two main reasons that investors like to buy municipal bonds: The income they produce is generally not taxable, and they are perceived to be super-safe investments. Let’s explore these reasons more closely to see if they are valid.
Good point. Buying bonds is as any investment determined by the “Risk” factors. Greater the risk the higher the returns.“IF” you win. Lower the risk factor the lower the returns to profit.“IF” you win.. Here is an example how traders make use of this risk factor. Presently displayed on the stock markets.
Bernanke’s Surprise.
Markets Plunge on traders “Fears”. Traders prefer a volatile market. Presents them with greater opportunities to siphon additional wealth to the upper statuses’ of our affluent investors.
Actually its no surprise at all. Recent CBO report defined the need to commence the “Weaning” process. Weaning contains the elements of “Fear and sense of loss. Nature has demonstrated the importance of weaning to promote sturdy self reliance.
Majority of 24economic advisors agreed this is the time to begin our weaning from the governments assistances in our finical sectors. Traders play the “Fear” card.
Feds have been purchasing $85 billion per month in bonds to stimulate the economy. Bernanke announces they will later this year reduce this stimulus. Feds will keep interest rates low. Near zero percent, until unemployment reaches 6.5%. Then it will reassess their strategies. Traders “Fear” this will occur at the end of 2013 or early 2014.
Economy is growing faster than previously predicted 3 months ago. Markets plunge on traders “Fears”.{AP} surveyed the economic advisors and found them in agreement that this is the correct measure to proceed with at this time.
Economy has grown consistently at 2% for the past 3 years. Employers have been adding on average 180,000 new jobs per month. Reducing unemployment to 7.6%
Bernanke stresses that if indicators show this to be incorrect they will intervene and return to purchasing additional bonds.
Jerry Webman, chief economic at Oppenhmeimer Funds stated; “ If it stays on track… There would be no reason to maintain an aggressive policy that was “designed” to deal with a “substantially” weaker economy.
Continuing to purchase bonds at $85 billion per month would produce inflation and followed with its customary financial bubbles. It is more important to act sooner then later to curtail finical excesses.
Inflation indicator is presently at 1% well within the 2% acceptable range for inflation.“IF” it becomes too low then Feds normally keep rates low too boost the economy. This straight and steady course sure beats the roller coaster rides of the bushwhacking years of economic instability. That resulted in the finical catastrophe of 2008.
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<quoted text> Here's some light reading courtesy of Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/marcprosser/2013/... Are Municipal Bonds Currently A Good Investment?
The short answer is probably not. Certificates of deposit (CDs) are safer and have a major yield advantage, even after factoring in the tax benefits of municipal bonds.
There are two main reasons that investors like to buy municipal bonds: The income they produce is generally not taxable, and they are perceived to be super-safe investments. Let’s explore these reasons more closely to see if they are valid.
Oh almost forgot. Investing in CD’s is a secured investment. Presently with low returns. Through the years of 2000 to 2008 your returns would have been greater with just simply investing in the money market at 2% return. Rule of thumb for markets. Republicans in office, play the Bull market. Democrats in office, play the Bull markets. And now back on the ranch we can see the chasm widening once again.
From the republican’s horses mouth. Out with The Tea…
A wedge has been further pounded down, increasing the chasm in republican party. Senator Rand Paul {R} of Kentucky, who is also going to run for the presidenticy in 2016, filibustered his opposition to using drones to eradicate terrorist suspects. Conservative republicans disagree.
Gun reforms on back ground checks is opposed by the Tea Party as the traditionalist republican disagree. John McCain {R traditionalist} counters.“Isn’t it a little bizarre that we are saying’ basically, on this side of the republican aisle, is that we do not trust our colleagues on the other side of the capitol, who are in the minority republican.
LOL republicans are once again filling their primaries for 2016 with a mixture of loony toons. Rand Paul and Marco Rubio to lead the parade. Fox will entertain us with his merry band playing a’ la propaganda for the week.
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Texan is correct: Blah, blah, blah. BTW, Texas has plenty of interest, just doesn't need to sell bonds to raise cash. The state's economy is doing fine it seems. Lord, where have you been? Corps. are leaving other states and moving there in droves. "

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Magpul left Colorado over new gun control laws and Beretta followed suit when Maryland went down the same anti-2nd Amendment path.

Now Colt Competition, which makes AR-15 style rifles, is leaving Connecticut. It’s heading to Texas, which is one of America’s most business-friendly and gun-friendly states."
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That is exactly what you get when dealing with a long winded blow hard like Barney. He thinks he can over power you with a page or two of his rants. So it's just blah blah blah, whatever Barney. Like I said I don't even read his crap any more.

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