Perry faces backlash over jobs raids

Jun 1, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Politico

Gov. Rick Perry's high-profile efforts to lure jobs to Texas from other states may be good business and smart politics back home, but they're infuriating to prominent Democrats around the country.

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Let business move to Texass. Let them see how ignorant those people are and how impoverished most of the state is now. Once they are exposed to the blatant racism and utter lack of education, they won't stay. It's like living in the 1950's there.
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Please come to Texas.

Cheap.

Your company won't pay taxes. it's the minimum wage workers who will.

“In Texas, you don’t have to use your imagination, saying,‘What’ll happen if we apply this or that conservative principle?’” Perry said earlier this week.“You just need to look around, because they’ve been in play across our state for years, generating real results like unmatched job creation, more exports than any other state and a balanced budget.”

Gov. Rick Perry used federal stimulus money to pay 97 percent of Texas's budget shortfall in fiscal 2010--which is funny, because Perry spent a lot of time talking about just how terrible the stimulus was. In fact, Texas was the state that relied most heavily on stimulus funds, CNN's Tami Luhby reports.

"Even as Perry requested the Recovery Act money, he railed against it," Luhby writes. "On the very same day he asked for the funds, he set up a petition titled 'No Government Bailouts.'" It called on Americans to express their anger at irresponsible spending.
Thanks to the stimulus funds, Texas didn't have to dip into its $9.4 billion rainy day fund. Still, now that the stimulus is spent, Texas, like many other states, is facing severe cuts--$31 million must be carved from the budget.

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Let business move to Texass. Let them see how ignorant those people are and how impoverished most of the state is now. Once they are exposed to the blatant racism and utter lack of education, they won't stay. It's like living in the 1950's there.
Hilarious..........

Yeah, all those Escalades, Beemers, Mecerdes going around here is because everyone's impoverished.. We have custoidians where I work driving Infinit's....poor impoverished. LMAO

Judging by the old saying, "What you don't know can't hurt you," you're practically invulnerable

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Please come to Texas.
Cheap.
Your company won't pay taxes. it's the minimum wage workers who will.
“In Texas, you don’t have to use your imagination, saying,‘What’ll happen if we apply this or that conservative principle?’” Perry said earlier this week.“You just need to look around, because they’ve been in play across our state for years, generating real results like unmatched job creation, more exports than any other state and a balanced budget.”
Gov. Rick Perry used federal stimulus money to pay 97 percent of Texas's budget shortfall in fiscal 2010--which is funny, because Perry spent a lot of time talking about just how terrible the stimulus was. In fact, Texas was the state that relied most heavily on stimulus funds, CNN's Tami Luhby reports.
"Even as Perry requested the Recovery Act money, he railed against it," Luhby writes. "On the very same day he asked for the funds, he set up a petition titled 'No Government Bailouts.'" It called on Americans to express their anger at irresponsible spending.
Thanks to the stimulus funds, Texas didn't have to dip into its $9.4 billion rainy day fund. Still, now that the stimulus is spent, Texas, like many other states, is facing severe cuts--$31 million must be carved from the budget.
The lies that come from you and your boyfriends is an amusing afternoon delight, screwball

NO stimulus money was used on any debt (an old joke made up by the left when Perry was running for President) still a joke...that was against US Law. Perry turned down much of the stimulus toooooo many strings attached. What was sent to Texas was used for new bridges, city halls (my town got a new red brick two story, job thank you). Unlike your state the money didn't go to union leaders and politicians pockdts.

We HAVE cut waste from the budget, boy. And projecting an 8 bullion dollar surplus for 2014...you unike yours...our legislature is only part time and we don't pay them 6 figures for life. Your legislature members gets high salaries and do nothing. Must suck.
Your post is absolutly jovial!! Keep 'em coming.

For the ninth consecutive year, the Lone Star state continues to rank first, with the Golden State continuing to rank dead last. Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana place second through fifth respectively—unchanged from last year’s ranking—while Arizona elbows its way into sixth place, up from 10th place in 2012. Virginia and South Carolina follow, with Nevada moving into a solid ninth place up from 12th in 2012. The most dramatic ranking change was scored by Ohio, which moved up 13 places, and by Delaware, which dropped 13 places. Louisiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Montana and Minnesota also advanced in the rankings since 2012.

A California news site: LMAO

http://capoliticalnews.com/2013/05/08/texas-b...

The funniest thing of all..........ol moonbeam is beginning to practice somoe of Perry's policies. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!

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Please come to Texas.
Cheap.
Your company won't pay taxes. it's the minimum wage workers who will.
“In Texas, you don’t have to use your imagination, saying,‘What’ll happen if we apply this or that conservative principle?’” Perry said earlier this week.“You just need to look around, because they’ve been in play across our state for years, generating real results like unmatched job creation, more exports than any other state and a balanced budget.”
Gov. Rick Perry used federal stimulus money to pay 97 percent of Texas's budget shortfall in fiscal 2010--which is funny, because Perry spent a lot of time talking about just how terrible the stimulus was. In fact, Texas was the state that relied most heavily on stimulus funds, CNN's Tami Luhby reports.
"Even as Perry requested the Recovery Act money, he railed against it," Luhby writes. "On the very same day he asked for the funds, he set up a petition titled 'No Government Bailouts.'" It called on Americans to express their anger at irresponsible spending.
Thanks to the stimulus funds, Texas didn't have to dip into its $9.4 billion rainy day fund. Still, now that the stimulus is spent, Texas, like many other states, is facing severe cuts--$31 million must be carved from the budget.
Compannies DO pay taxes in Texas, you idiot.

The difference between us and you is this..........you'd rather have 10 companies employing say...thirty to a hundred people with the companie and the people paying 60% taxes..........DUH

We would rather have 100 companies employing the same amount of people with the companies and people paying 30% taxes....

You get more tax money into the state that way, you have more people woring and paying taxes and they all have more money in the pockets to buy things.......numbnuts.

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For the ninth consecutive year, the Lone Star state continues to rank first,(Republican led)with the Golden State continuing to rank dead last (democrat last 40 years) Florida,(REPUBLICAN LED) North Carolina (REPUBLICAN LED, Tennessee (REPUBLICAN LED) and Indiana (REPUBLICAN LED) place second through fifth respectively—unchanged from last year’s ranking—while Arizona (REPUBLICAN LED, AGAIN) elbows its way into sixth place, up from 10th place in 2012. Virginia and South Carolina follow (REPUBLICAN), with Nevada (REPUBLICAN) moving into a solid ninth place up from 12th in 2012. The most dramatic ranking change was scored by Ohio, which moved up 13 places,(MOVED UP 13 PLACES, REPUBLICAN LED) and by Delaware, which dropped 13 places (DELAWARE DEMOCRAT LED) Louisiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Montana and Minnesota BLUE DOG DEMOCRAT) also advanced in the rankings since 2012.

Do you boys see a trend here???? No? Blind?
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The lies that come from you and your boyfriends is an amusing afternoon delight, screwball
NO stimulus money was used on any debt (an old joke made up by the left when Perry was running for President) still a joke...that was against US Law. Perry turned down much of the stimulus toooooo many strings attached. What was sent to Texas was used for new bridges, city halls (my town got a new red brick two story, job thank you). Unlike your state the money didn't go to union leaders and politicians pockdts.
We HAVE cut waste from the budget, boy. And projecting an 8 bullion dollar surplus for 2014...you unike yours...our legislature is only part time and we don't pay them 6 figures for life. Your legislature members gets high salaries and do nothing. Must suck.
Your post is absolutly jovial!! Keep 'em coming.
For the ninth consecutive year, the Lone Star state continues to rank first, with the Golden State continuing to rank dead last. Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana place second through fifth respectively—unchanged from last year’s ranking—while Arizona elbows its way into sixth place, up from 10th place in 2012. Virginia and South Carolina follow, with Nevada moving into a solid ninth place up from 12th in 2012. The most dramatic ranking change was scored by Ohio, which moved up 13 places, and by Delaware, which dropped 13 places. Louisiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Montana and Minnesota also advanced in the rankings since 2012.
A California news site: LMAO
http://capoliticalnews.com/2013/05/08/texas-b...
The funniest thing of all..........ol moonbeam is beginning to practice somoe of Perry's policies. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!
Yes.

You and your boyfriends.

The original California Political News and Views (CPNV) started in the early 1990’s, as a faxed document sent once a week to about 200 people. It was then called “Frankly Speaking”. By the late 1990’s it was sent to several thousand subscribers.

This is exclusive created, each day by Stephen Frank, a long time political activist and now consultant. He started in 1960 working for Richard Nixon for President, moved on to Goldwater in 1964 and Reagan for Governor in 1966.

For the past 50 years he has worked on behalf of conservative, constitutional candidates, from water districts to president. He founded the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, past president of the California Republican Assembly, past board member of the California Republican Party, and many other political positions.

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Compannies DO pay taxes in Texas, you idiot.
The difference between us and you is this..........you'd rather have 10 companies employing say...thirty to a hundred people with the companie and the people paying 60% taxes..........DUH
We would rather have 100 companies employing the same amount of people with the companies and people paying 30% taxes....
You get more tax money into the state that way, you have more people woring and paying taxes and they all have more money in the pockets to buy things.......numbnuts.
you have more people woring and paying taxes".

But the company pays NONE, the people do.

ALL to work for that brass ring........ minimum wage.

Poor teabagger.
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For the ninth consecutive year, the Lone Star state continues to rank first,(Republican led)with the Golden State continuing to rank dead last (democrat last 40 years) Florida,(REPUBLICAN LED) North Carolina (REPUBLICAN LED, Tennessee (REPUBLICAN LED) and Indiana (REPUBLICAN LED) place second through fifth respectively—unchanged from last year’s ranking—while Arizona (REPUBLICAN LED, AGAIN) elbows its way into sixth place, up from 10th place in 2012. Virginia and South Carolina follow (REPUBLICAN), with Nevada (REPUBLICAN) moving into a solid ninth place up from 12th in 2012. The most dramatic ranking change was scored by Ohio, which moved up 13 places,(MOVED UP 13 PLACES, REPUBLICAN LED) and by Delaware, which dropped 13 places (DELAWARE DEMOCRAT LED) Louisiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Montana and Minnesota BLUE DOG DEMOCRAT) also advanced in the rankings since 2012.
Do you boys see a trend here???? No? Blind?
Trend?

In minimum wage?

Yes.

But the main drivers of growth in Texas — our mild climate, inexpensive cost of living and low-tax, anti-regulatory policies — were in place long before Governor Perry took office and will remain long after he’s gone. The policies have helped generate economic growth, but there’s a tradeoff.

Much of Texas’s recent growth is the result of adding low-wage jobs. Of the 211,000 jobs added last year, 37 percent (or more than 76,000) paid at or below minimum wage, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Texas now LEADS the nation in MINIMUM-WAGE workers (550,000 in all). That hasn't improved our income inequality. Despite the good economy, Texas remains a state of extreme wealth and desperate poverty.

The low-tax structure means the state is chronically short of money and, this year, saddled with a huge budget shortfall. Social services and public schools are woefully underfunded. Our graduation rate is low, our dropout rate high. One in four Texans lacks health insurance, by far the highest percentage in the nation.

Poor teabagger.

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you have more people woring and paying taxes".
But the company pays NONE, the people do.
ALL to work for that brass ring........ minimum wage.
Poor teabagger.
The compnaies do pay taxes, jughead. Didn't read it, did you?

Minimum wages....LMAO

Only at Pelosi's companies in American Samoa...

Poor fleabagger, fall for anything.

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Trend?
In minimum wage?
Yes.
But the main drivers of growth in Texas — our mild climate, inexpensive cost of living and low-tax, anti-regulatory policies — were in place long before Governor Perry took office and will remain long after he’s gone. The policies have helped generate economic growth, but there’s a tradeoff.
Much of Texas’s recent growth is the result of adding low-wage jobs. Of the 211,000 jobs added last year, 37 percent (or more than 76,000) paid at or below minimum wage, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Texas now LEADS the nation in MINIMUM-WAGE workers (550,000 in all). That hasn't improved our income inequality. Despite the good economy, Texas remains a state of extreme wealth and desperate poverty.
The low-tax structure means the state is chronically short of money and, this year, saddled with a huge budget shortfall. Social services and public schools are woefully underfunded. Our graduation rate is low, our dropout rate high. One in four Texans lacks health insurance, by far the highest percentage in the nation.
Poor teabagger.
In first place in our ranking of the 65 largest metropolitan areas is Austin, which has logged strong growth in manufacturing, technology-related employment and business services. Houston places second, Fort Worth fourth, and Dallas-Plano-Irving sixth. Another energy capital, Oklahoma City, ranks 10th, while resurgent New Orleans-Metairie places 13th among the largest metro areas.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joelkotkin/2012/0...

Poor fleabagger.......minimum wage....hilarious.

Low paying jobs are better than your state where the majority depends on the taxpayers for their cigs and ripple. LMAO poor fleabaggers.

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you have more people woring and paying taxes".
But the company pays NONE, the people do.
ALL to work for that brass ring........ minimum wage.
Poor teabagger.
Most of Florida's jobs are hotels, restraunts, gay and transvestite bars.....but they tip well, NO?

Poor fleabaggers.
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Fl is home of the pedofiles. They all come from Fl.
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The compnaies do pay taxes, jughead. Didn't read it, did you?
Minimum wages....LMAO
Only at Pelosi's companies in American Samoa...
Poor fleabagger, fall for anything.
Texas tied with Mississippi for states having the highest percentage of hourly paid workers earning the minimum wage or less in 2010.

Some 550,000 Texans, or 9.5 percent of hourly paid workers, made the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour or less last year. That's up 76,000 workers, or 16 percent, from 2009, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday.

Leslie Helmcamp, a policy analyst with the Austin-based Center for Public Policy Priorities, which focuses on low- and moderate-income Texans, called the numbers “alarming.”

“The higher proportion of hourly paid workers who are earning at or below the minimum wage is reflective of our low high school and college completion rates,” Helmcamp said.“We can only attract higher-paying jobs if we are able to move more Texans into higher education and ultimately complete a college degree.

Texas tied with Mississippi for the highest percentage of hourly paid workers earning the minimum wage or less last year. However, the actual number of hourly paid workers in the Magnolia State earning at or below the minimum wage was only 63,000.(The previous year Texas was No. 1 on its own based on percentage.)

Perry wants to regain the number one title again by stealing companies in other states with tax breaks.

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In first place in our ranking of the 65 largest metropolitan areas is Austin, which has logged strong growth in manufacturing, technology-related employment and business services. Houston places second, Fort Worth fourth, and Dallas-Plano-Irving sixth. Another energy capital, Oklahoma City, ranks 10th, while resurgent New Orleans-Metairie places 13th among the largest metro areas.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joelkotkin/2012/0...
Poor fleabagger.......minimum wage....hilarious.
Low paying jobs are better than your state where the majority depends on the taxpayers for their cigs and ripple. LMAO poor fleabaggers.
State and local governments dole out by the billions to lure businesses. As the magnitude of those gifts has increased over the years, corporations have learned to shop for the most lucrative deal, dangling the promise of jobs and an economic boost to convince state and local governments to gut themselves of future revenue.

Sniffing out those incentives has become a business in itself, and nowhere is that business booming like in Texas. The Times calculated that the state hands out $19.1 billion per year in business incentives, mostly in the form of property tax breaks or sales tax rebates. That comes out to $759 for every man, woman, and child in the state.

Businesses in these cases argue they bring economic development -- and therefore tax revenue -- that would not otherwise exist, justifying the incentives. Then again, particularly during the recession, businesses have raked in cash while local school districts have struggled under draconian funding cuts.

Then there's the question of whether the businesses are in it for the long haul. The Times examines the case of Amazon, which last year closed a distribution plant in Irving after winning major incentives just six years before. What drove it away? The state's attempt to collect $269 million in sales tax.
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Most of Florida's jobs are hotels, restraunts, gay and transvestite bars.....but they tip well, NO?
Poor fleabaggers.
That was Rick Scott's plan.

To bring in more manufacturing jobs.

Look.

We just manufactured a burger.

It's the teabagger way.
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I LOVE TEXAS! and don't mess with us! I love it when people move here from other states, making us a bigger and stronger state.

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Fl is home of the pedofiles. They all come from Fl.
Now you're talkin' about the Rick Scott Rick Perry bromance, now aren't you?

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I LOVE TEXAS! and don't mess with us! I love it when people move here from other states, making us a bigger and stronger state.
It's TexASSASSASS to the rest of the country.

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Let business move to Texass. Let them see how ignorant those people are and how impoverished most of the state is now. Once they are exposed to the blatant racism and utter lack of education, they won't stay. It's like living in the 1950's there.
Attention tictacturd!!! Just keep your smelly libelous America hating marxist behind out of Texas.

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