A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC



        
 

 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


  Topic: Rick Perry: Country´s Economy
in Trouble Without Texas
Change your user profile.
If you are having trouble posting, please take the time to register.
Your User Name :
Your Password
  I forgot my password
Your Reply  :
Preview Reply     Post Reply
Rick Perry: Country´s Economy
in Trouble Without Texas

Daily Caller, by Willam Bigelow

Original Article

Posted By:Hooverdog, 2/1/2013 3:22:55 PM

Texas Governor Rick Perry claimed this week that the health of the U.S. economy is dependent in large part on Texas. Perry said, “You think about what’s happening in the country, job-wise, economic impact-wise, if you were to take Texas out of that mix, this country would be in trouble.” Texas has done so well under Perry that he wants to give $1.8 billion in tax rebates to the people of Texas, saying, “That money will do more good in the hands of taxpayers and citizens.” Because the Texas state constitution forbids such a move, Perry says he will try to pass a constitutional amendment so he can give the people their money back.
Headline resplit and Content added by staff.


      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: submariner, 2/1/2013 3:54:16 PM     (No. 9152867)

I´m actually enjoying Rick Perry. First, it was UN election observers (show up and we´ll arrest you); next, Obama Care (uh, no thanks), then gun laws (won´t enforce), now this obvious truth. He keeps poking a stick in the Left´s eye. He get´s the 10th Amendment and says that Texas should not be penalized for California´s lousy decisions (socialism) and with this he´s putting the focus on the benefits of good policy. Keep it up, Rick!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 2 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 2/1/2013 4:00:10 PM     (No. 9152874)

The Liars Club is in session in Austin, we should ask them to rescind their ratification of the 16th amendment and then have them ask the Feds, all of them, to leave the Republic.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: ok state mom, 2/1/2013 4:02:20 PM     (No. 9152875)

The skill, knowledge, experience in the petroleum industry is keeping everyone from entry level attorneys to "rough necks" in the the 6 figure income bracket.

I´ve been told, due to lack of mineral ownership work in the past....100 years, there is enough curative title work in Eastern Ohio for one young lawyer I know to do until he retires.

Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana are providing the basic work force from the local level to North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 4 - Posted by: metalman2, 2/1/2013 4:22:20 PM     (No. 9152902)

The proximity to all the new and growing industry in Mexico helps as well. There is a lot of transportation and support in Southern Texas for all that goes on Industrially South of the border.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 2/1/2013 4:25:15 PM     (No. 9152905)

Gov Perry is certainly becoming more of a right leaning conservative as he ages. He almost lost me completely when he mandated females had to be inoculated from cancer. Difficult to recover from that stumble. He has morphed into an ok guy.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/1/2013 5:05:24 PM     (No. 9152955)

#3, the ranch country Texans I know have held on to the mineral rights tighter than Dick´s hatband for generations. We just knew it´d pay off someday.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: busterman, 2/1/2013 6:42:00 PM     (No. 9153105)

Just imagine if he had been elected President what we´d all be enjoying right now.

#5: Do your research. I also thought he had ´mandated´ that but found out later what he wanted was much different than what had been reported.

Imagine that?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 2/1/2013 7:00:30 PM     (No. 9153127)

Rick Perry: Country´s Economy
in Trouble Without Texas


The whole country would be in a lot less trouble if Rick Perry was in the WH.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 9 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 2/1/2013 7:05:34 PM     (No. 9153131)

The more I think about it - we, in the other states that aren´t doing so well, should heavily tax rich, Texas . . . sort´a in the spirit of passing some of the wealth around and income redistribution!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 10 - Posted by: Islander, 2/1/2013 8:08:15 PM     (No. 9153204)

> we, in the other states that aren´t doing so well, should heavily tax rich, Texas

Naw, we (Texas) just need to secede and slap an export tax meter on the oil and gas pipelines headed northeast and west. Let the Yankees and Kalifornicators pay for the cost of the government of the glorious Republic of Texas!!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 11 - Posted by: On fire, 2/1/2013 8:33:03 PM     (No. 9153230)

Amen, #10. I´m ready to to be a Republic again!

#5, it´s true, mandate is not the correct verb.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/2/2013 4:27:53 AM     (No. 9153606)

I would argue that only the truly Republican run states are keeping the economy going. The demonrat run states are all a drag on the economy.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: LadyVet, 2/9/2013 7:28:07 AM     (No. 9166908)

#12 has it right. Instead of arguing about secession, perhaps we should try a different tactic: expulsion. We´d have a pretty good country if we could expel Boston, NY, Detroit, LA, and San Francisco. And then pass an anti-immigration bill so that all those folks can´t move to Miami.

Obama should thank his lucky stars for Texas and Rick Perry.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment



Post Reply   Close thread 721639




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Hooverdog"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Hooverdog"



11 Reasons the left has not
won the culture war
Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 4/15/2014 12:15:30 PM     Post Reply
It is not just Markos of Daily Kos infamy claiming the Left has won the culture war. The Week´s Matt Lewis is saying the same. Yeah, they are both kinda trolling. So ´scuse me while I take the bait. Let´s start with the biggie: same-sex marriage. Yes, polls show gay marriage is breaking out all over, but when put to a vote same-sex marriage has lost (even in California) much more often than not. Furthermore, gay marriage is not being legalized through popular opinion or demand, it is being legalized through activist judges. There is no question that attitudes have

10 reasons we shouldn’t discount
Rick Perry for 2016
Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 4/9/2014 12:01:42 PM     Post Reply
Is Texas Gov. Rick Perry “sitting pretty” for 2016 as one journalist put it, or is another presidential run likely to be a flop, a campaign that barely gets off the ground? At the Conservative Political Action Conference gathering last month, Perry showed that he can still deliver a stem-winder. And at a Fort Hood news conference after the shooting, he showed the maturity and calm that voters will look for in a presidential contender: “There aren’t any easy answers to what occurred here, and there’s no way to wish away the suffering that’s occurring. Right now today, millions of

Once just a race hustler,
now a snitching race hustler
Washington Examiner, by Charles Hurt    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 4/9/2014 8:08:03 AM     Post Reply
Are there no heroes left in America anymore? President Obama turns out to be an incompetent fraud who has never actually read the U.S. Constitution. Edward Snowden tucked tail and fled to Siberia. Washington Nationals star Ryan Zimmerman can no longer be relied upon to scoop up a crazy bouncer just inside third base line, pirouette and throw like a laser into first baseman Adam LaRoche’s mitt. And now, we learn, the Rev. Al Sharpton has been working for The Man all along. No matter how much he insists that he was just one fat cat keeping tabs on all

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Deputies: Boy, 5, found beaten and
malnourished inside closet
of Spring home
KHOU.com, by Malini Basu    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 4/1/2014 11:56:47 AM     Post Reply
HOUSTON – Deputies have arrested and charged a Spring couple accused of keeping a 5-year-old boy malnourished inside the stairway closet of their home. Investigators said the child was found in his diaper in the small closet by his 16-year -old brother at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Then the teen confronted his father Bradley Bleimeyer. The teen and father got into a fist fight and officers were called to the house located in the 21500 block of Castlemont. By the time officers arrived, they said the victim’s stepmother Tammi Bleimeyer and biological father took off with the little boy. On Friday,

300,000-member union drops bombshell
Obamacare report
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Wynton Hall    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 3/10/2014 8:38:27 AM     Post Reply
The 300,000-member union that was the first to endorse then-Senator Barack Obama has released a devastating Obamacare report that says Obama´s controversial healthcare program will slash worker wages by up to $5 an hour, reduce worker hours, and exacerbate income inequality. The report by Unite Here--a North American labor union that represents workers in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, and airport industries--is titled: "The Irony of ObamaCare: Making Inequality Worse." "Ironically, the Administration´s own signature healthcare victory poses one of the most immediate challenges to redressing inequality," states the 12-page report. "We take seriously the promise

Houston Mayor Annise Parker marries
long-time partner in California wedding
KTRK, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 1/17/2014 8:50:15 AM     Post Reply
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker married her long-time partner, Kathy Hubbard, in a California wedding Thursday. Eyewitness News was the only Houston television station in Palm Springs for the wedding, and Mayor Parker told us shortly after she tied the knot that her wedding was "lovely." "We had a beautiful day," Parker told us. The city of Houston says Parker and Hubbard were married before a small group of people Thursday on the 23rd anniversary of their relationship. Parker´s mother and Hubbard´s sister were on hand for the exchange of vows, which were presided over by the Reverend

Rose Parade to Feature Same-Sex Wedding Float
Breitbart´s Big Government, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: Hooverdog- 12/29/2013 7:31:59 PM     Post Reply
The Pasadena Star news reports that a San Diego woman has called for the Rose Parade to be boycotted because it will feature a gay wedding atop a float. The float, sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is titled, “Love is the Best Protection.” The parade will be watched by an estimated 68 million people around the world. San Diegan Karen Grube, who said her protest is not out of her religious convictions, and says she is opposed to having any wedding featured in the parade, has requested that corporate sponsors drop their funding of the parade if the



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Kim Novak responds to post-
Oscars ridicule: ‘I was bullied.’

54 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Soroya Nadia McDonald    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/18/2014 5:02:40 AM     Post Reply
After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

   

 



 
Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

45 replie(s)
Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
44 replie(s)
The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

43 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

43 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

Living in the New York Times World
36 replie(s)
American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

31 replie(s)
New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

   

Post Reply   Close thread 721639





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

~~~c~~~