Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term

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

Lenoir, NC

#18548 Jun 25, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
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Told ya so. Pages upon pages of useless drivel from Burnt Rearend. LOL
Does this guy "consume" anything? Sometimes he make a little sense, other times, my Lord, it's like who's on first???

Deer Park, TX

#18549 Jun 25, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
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…………..“Perfect Storm”
The storm arrived in February 2008.
Fannie Mae reports a $ 3.55 billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2007.
Collapsing in March 2008 Bear Sterns accepts buy out by J.P. Morgan Chase. Feds put up $30 billion loan for the purchase.
Carlyle Group defaults on a $16.6 billion debt.
Feds free up $200 billion to support Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
April; International Monetary Fund projects a $945 billion loss from the finical crises. G-7 finance minister agrees to institute a new finical regulations.
June; Repossession of home mortgages doubles and accelerating. Hundreds, including 2 Bear Sterns managers are charged with fraud in the subprime mortgage market.
July; Oil hits all time high of $145 per barrel. Gas at $4 a gallon.
Mortgage lender IndyMac collapses. Freddie Mac and Fannie May spiraling down. Bush announces not to worry, have faith.. Feds guarantee the debts of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
U.S. Secretary of The Treasury Hank Paulson quote “ The global economy is more sound; it is as strong as I’ve seen it in my business career”
September; U.S. Government seizes control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
On the 17th second oldest investment bank, Lehman Brothers declares bankruptcy. Merrill Lynch is bought out by Bank Of America. Feds bail out AIG Insurance for $85billion
White House through Hank Paulson request $700 billion {no strings attached} bailout plan, for banks and free up some credit.
Last two standing investment banks, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are forced to convert to holding companies. This allows them to have direct access to Feds discount window for loans.
September 26; Feds seizes Washington Mutual in America’s largest ever U.S. Bank failure.
September 29; Republican led House rejects presidents Bush’s request of $700 billion bailout.
Wachovia Bank collapsing; negotiations with Citigroup for take over.
Bailout clears the House of Representatives and Bush immediately signs into law.
October 6 to the 10th; Dow drops a record 2,031 points. Weekly loss of 19.67%!
November 4,2008 Obama elected as the economy shrinks by 9% to become the Great Recession. Only the Great Depression was greater in all of U.S. History.
Consider when Bush entered the White House with a budget surplus, a prosperous economy, and a strong middle class. Eight years later leaves the economy, stock markets and the budget, in utter chaos !
Presidential ranking puts Bush slightly ahead of Herbert Hoover. Which is the lowest end of the ranking system.
Lets blame the housing crash on anyone but the Banking Queen, A.K.A. Bawney Fwanks. LOL

Waco 1909

Greenville, SC

#18550 Jun 25, 2013
Nice decision on the voting rights act by the Supreme Court today.

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#18551 Jun 26, 2013
Truth Doctor wrote:
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No one is poor in America. Everything anyone needs is free. The deadbeats who do not want to work live better than those who do. That is why illegal aliens flock here. When the dollar finally implodes, you will learn what national poverty is really like.
You misunderstand. I am talking about the whites in America who are poor but, have to suffer with it because they are white.
They will not get out of poverty because they cannot buy educatioon for their children. There are no scholarships for white children. If whites are the majority population, isn't white poverty a national poverty?

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#18552 Jun 26, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
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Well, here is some more reading material.
That's further proof that white extermination is real.
Techniques used in other countries, will work here, as well.

We have to return to being the descendants of those who created America. There was no cowardice there.

Since: Feb 13

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#18553 Jun 26, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
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When the dollar finally implodes, the freetards will learn about FEMA camps and forced labor programs. Unfortunately, the rest of us get to suffer too.
I hope all real Americans keep their guns - they will need them.

Since: Feb 13

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#18554 Jun 26, 2013
Texan wrote:
It's all scarey, you get up every morning and go to work and do not know if the job will be there for you tommorrow. OR you get up every morning to look for work and do not know how you will make it until tommorrow. OUT SOURCING a result of CORPERATE GREED. Why pay an American a living wage when you can get a Third Worlder to do it for a slave wage?
It's about more than outsourcing our jobs overseas ... it's also bring lower wage immigrants here, for insourcing.
Immigration has created third-world labor in America.

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#18555 Jun 26, 2013
Edthirty wrote:
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So you're saying that Jews are not White and that they are the main reason for our current economic mess?
Those are the conclusions drawn from research.

Since: Feb 13

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#18556 Jun 26, 2013
Texan wrote:
He's just an anti semitic, racist. And it's trash like him that give us all a bad name.
All of us - who?

Jews are the financiers of the world. Henry Ford, Roosevelt, among others, knew firsthand, that Jews were the sabotuers.
Lemme guess - you're Jewish and are offended that anyone would question your superiority?
Get used to it.

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#18557 Jun 26, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
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I like it if they stalk and harass me. Then they get to learn all about themselves. LOL Most of these dimwits are just jealous of Texas. Most
of them hate to admit that the cesspools that they reside in are dying.
I love Texas, it's Paradise, exept there's too msny foriegners here.

Say, do you still think Perry is doing a good job? I like many of his stands but, can't forget he's giving free college to immigrants.

Wouldn't it be great if education was available for all Amerucans - first?

“Behave Yourself”

Since: Jul 07

Fort Worth, Texas

#18558 Jun 26, 2013
Truth is might wrote:
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Those are the conclusions drawn from research.
Are they your conclusions as well?

Falls Church, VA

#18559 Jun 26, 2013
Hell it would have been nice if you had some yourself.
Waco 1909

Greenville, SC

#18560 Jun 26, 2013
The old"blame the Jews"syndrome, trotted out by those who find it easier to hate, than think. Hitler knew that people responded to raw emotion over reason , and pulled Germany to the brink of extinction, as the Germans engaged in an orgy of hate. Only to discover, that hate goes both ways.

Falls Church, VA

#18561 Jun 26, 2013
AND; no good ever comes from hate, as hate begets evil.
Waco 1909

Greenville, SC

#18562 Jun 26, 2013
Texan wrote:
AND; no good ever comes from hate, as hate begets evil.
You'd think that after all these centuries people would get a clue. Hate is seductive.

Falls Church, VA

#18563 Jun 26, 2013
As are are all of satans tools, and too many will remain clueless until the final battle.
Waco 1909

Sweetwater, TN

#18564 Jun 26, 2013
Texan wrote:
As are are all of satans tools, and too many will remain clueless until the final battle.
The TRUTH will stand when the world is on fire.

Falls Church, VA

#18565 Jun 26, 2013
The TRUTH always stands some people just don't want to see or hear it. A very sad but true fact.
Waco 1909

Spruce Pine, NC

#18567 Jun 26, 2013
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#18569 Jun 26, 2013
justasayin wrote:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01 /15/us/politics/15stimulus.htm l?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Great article here's a tidbit for ya: "Some states are planning to follow the lead of Texas, and borrow the money to repay the federal government. Others are asking for more time." Keep up will ya?

In one comment you post Texas has a 1 billion loan for unemployment and yet Ricky sells bonds for 2 billion? Hmm is he going to start to pay on that $6Billion he borrowed from Obama? How long on those bonds at what interest rate. He is just kicking the can down the road. Peter pays Paul scenario. Lower credit card gets the higher credit card charge debt transferred to it. Its what politicians do when they are approaching elections. Ho hum… Does not resolve the issue. His backward income tax that promotes inequality would be a good place to start to get serious about repairing his dysfunctional growing debt. Address the inequality factor first then everything else will fall into place. Here is a sample of what I’m refering to.
….. The Gini Coefficient
Gini is a measurement that is used to identify, mathematically, the inequality of individual nations or states. A rating of one {1} is considered perfect inequality, as a rating of zero {0} is perfect equality.
Nations such as Germany, Norway and Sweden have a Gini of .3 or less.
South Africa and Latin America have a .5 or above.
USA’s Gini in 1980 was .4 Presently it is at 4.7. This is according to the U.N.’s data. Rendering the USA in the category of nations such as Iran and Turkey.
USA’s inequality may be even worse than what the Gini indicates. In the advanced industrial nations, such as may be found in Europe and Scandinavian, their citizens have Universal Education, Universal Health Care from birth to death and large safety nets for securing the laborer’s income security. Where in as the USA, middle class on down have none of these benefits or a small fraction there of. Increasing the insecurity of their citizens in their jobs, homes, education and health.
Insecurity is manifested and fueled by the inequality factor. Greater the inequality the greater is the demise of that nation’s ability to survive in competition with an advanced industrial opponent. Insecurity will manifest emotional dysfunctional laborers quick to rebel. Productivity decreases.
Simply look around to the various nations and observe. Observe those that had a less or no recessions say during 2000 and 2013 that would be a good indicator they are doing something better than US.
Geee what could it be?

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