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Gov. Rick Perry: Texas
Will Never Go Blue

Wall Street Journal, by Neil King, Jr.

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/24/2013 5:16:52 AM

For many, it’s the country’s ultimate over-the-horizon electoral question: Could Texas become a blue state? To which Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry emits a hearty guffaw. Texas going blue, he says, “is the biggest pipedream I have ever heard.” To explain just how preposterous, Gov. Perry summons the example of the state’s two arch rivals, the University of Texas and Texas A&M, his alma mater, whose colors are maroon and white. “The University of Texas will change its colors to maroon and white before Texas goes purple, much less blue,” he said in an interview

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/24/2013 5:27:49 AM     (No. 9193085)

Never say never Perry. All those regressive progressives are fleeing CA and they´ll infest your state just like they have in your surrounding states.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 2/24/2013 5:45:40 AM     (No. 9193090)

Blue States will be demanding revenue "redistribution" from the pockets of Red States - it´s only a matter of time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 2/24/2013 6:31:02 AM     (No. 9193108)

I dunno, Rick. All the liberals leaving California turned Colorado blue. After they voted for more taxes,spending and regulation in New York and Boston, they´re moving down to North Carolina and voting Dem. Just to keep their free birth control.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/24/2013 6:36:20 AM     (No. 9193112)

Yes, Rick gets a little carried away sometimes. This is probably one of them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tonyl, 2/24/2013 6:36:58 AM     (No. 9193113)

New Hampshire was infected by Mass. Vermont by N.Y. I hope he´s right because Texas is the last bastion of America. I hope to move there soon from MA, but I´m a good one.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 2/24/2013 6:44:28 AM     (No. 9193120)

With any form of amnesty, it will be sooner rather than later.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/24/2013 6:49:22 AM     (No. 9193127)

From your mouth to God´s ears, Guvner.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/24/2013 7:16:20 AM     (No. 9193157)

Governor, you talked big, but gave us platitudes only. That´s not reassuring to hard working, tax paying conservative types who don´t have many representatives left in Congress with the will to resist the charge by obama and his liberal democrat army. Although conservatives seem to be losing on all fronts, amnesty is likely the most dangerous obama domestic policy objective. It would net the democrats a minimum of 10 million new loyalists. That´s enough to pull the democrats into much more competitive positions in vital red states like Texas. With amnesty it is difficult to envision a formula where conservatives, as now defined, can win another national election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 2/24/2013 7:42:13 AM     (No. 9193177)

#8. this wasn´t a forum for a major policy speech on immigration reform. It was simply an interview at a governors´conference.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 2/24/2013 8:02:26 AM     (No. 9193203)

#1 is right, my take Perry just doesn´t get the enemy and its why he faded in the primaries.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/24/2013 8:37:28 AM     (No. 9193266)

Poster 9. Sorry you didn´t like the comments in post 8 about amnesty which other posters on this thread cited.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/24/2013 8:42:37 AM     (No. 9193273)

I am afraid Texas and the entire nation is going to end up blue, and a communist run welfare state. The is the plan of the progressives and under Dear Leader, they are slowly winning.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Avogadra, 2/24/2013 8:53:24 AM     (No. 9193288)

Until just after the election of Abraham Lincoln, it looked as if the spineless crowd in Washington would allow almost all of the country to hold slaves. Didn´t work out that way. It cost many lives and much sorrow, but you can´t go against the true majority of the country forever.

Spreading the wealth around is another form of enslavement. The country will not tolerate it in the long run. Rick Perry is not the exception, he is the rule. And the folks in D.C. will eventually figure that out.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Muguy, 2/24/2013 10:51:08 AM     (No. 9193486)

Texas is currently being "infiltrated" by people escaping Taxifornia who want to work. Many of those are leaving because the cost of living is much better in Texas. Still others are coming because Texas does not have state income taxes. Hard-working people are welcome!

The problem is that many others coming to Texas do have a mentality of government providing for them, and sadly, many of the children coming with them bring the low social mores of much of the gang culture and poor educational system to bear on the cultural, criminal, and educational infrastructure of Texas which is often a huge drag slowing progress down.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: coldborezero, 2/24/2013 2:25:03 PM     (No. 9193773)

I am afraid the governor is wrong, though I wish he were right. The regressives from California and other blue states will move here and eventually form a majority. You put enough ticks on a dog and the dog dies.

Damn.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: youngtexan, 2/24/2013 2:38:20 PM     (No. 9193793)

Here in Central Texas, I´m seeing a bunch of California plates as well as Illinois.

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