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Texas governor refuses to shake
with Obama over failure to deal with
immigration crisis amid Dem fears it
is president´s ´Katrina moment´

Daily Mail [UK], by Francesca Chambers

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/8/2014 1:06:23 PM

Texas Governor Rick Perry is refusing an offer from the White House to meet President Barack Obama on the tarmac for a handshake when he lands in Texas tomorrow. ´I appreciate the offer to greet you at Austin-Bergstrom Airport, but a quick handshake on the tarmac will not allow for a thoughtful discussion regarding the humanitarian and national security crises enveloping the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas,´ Perry said yesterday in a letter to the president declining his invitation. ´I would instead offer to meet with you at any time during your visit to Texas for a substantive meeting

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Rick Perry - not just another pretty face. Denying Obama the chance to get a photo of the two shaking hands is brilliant.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/8/2014 1:11:32 PM     (No. 9915317)

You watch, Perry will be called a redneck racist, but we won´t hear a peep about all those democrats on the ballot this November that won´t even be seen with the big jerk.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/8/2014 1:13:11 PM     (No. 9915323)

Outstanding smackdown, Governor Perry. You said exactly what needed to be said.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: IowaDad, 7/8/2014 1:13:40 PM     (No. 9915324)

Totally unfair comparison. Bush did nothing wrong (that anyone has documented) over Katrina. He had bad optics for a day or two. The badness concerning Katrina started weeks after Bush was castigated, and persists today: a vastly over-bureaucratized FEMA.

In contrast, the flood of alien children is a direct result of Obama´s attitudes, philosophies and executive orders -- now amplified by his total ineptness.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: vrb8m, 7/8/2014 1:18:46 PM     (No. 9915331)

Good for you, Governor.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 7/8/2014 1:32:04 PM     (No. 9915361)

I would touch one of his hand either, Governor, especially if there was the slightest suspicion that Reggie was on board.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 7/8/2014 1:34:55 PM     (No. 9915368)

I don´t understand the word to describe 0bama. Inept, ineptness. Neither apply. Evil. Anti-God are more appropro. Cudos to the Gov.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 7/8/2014 1:38:07 PM     (No. 9915375)

The terrorist known as obama had his "Katrina moment" years ago and in the same relative area when he closed down all of the oil wells in the Gulf and let China have the oil. The news media just hasn´t noticed and continues to hold their hands over their eyes today. How many Katrinas does it take to invoke an impeachment? Apparently, the answer is in the thousands because that´s how many times obama has screwed America.

You go, Guv Perry. I wouldn´t shake that hand either. No telling where it´s been.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rmagnus, 7/8/2014 1:38:28 PM     (No. 9915376)

I´ve never understood this "Katrina Moment" BS. What better way to see the magnitude of the damage than viewing it from the air? What was he supposed to do - get in a boat that could be used for rescuing survivors? President Bush got hosed on Katrina then and is still getting hosed to this day.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/8/2014 1:59:42 PM     (No. 9915423)

I wouldn´t shake that hand either, who knows where that hand has been. Perhaps Reggie knows. A smart move by Perry now would be to initiate the procedures required for Texas to withdraw from the Union.

This followed by the announcement that all illegal border crossers, not formally legal citizens of the USA, would be kicked out of Texas after they served jail time, and after Texas withdrew. After they get out of jail, they get free train tickets to Washington DC.

Failing that, they should purge their voting rolls of all people who cannot prove they were born in the USA or who cannot prove citizenship. Then they should enforce voter ID. Let the Marxists take that to the Supreme Court.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 7/8/2014 2:01:29 PM     (No. 9915425)

The meeting offered by ValJar, on behalf of the boy king, is actually an ambush. King Barry planned to have amnesty advocates from the community and faith communities there to ambush Perry.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: caddyjak, 7/8/2014 2:03:16 PM     (No. 9915430)

I wouldn´t want to be exposed to all those flies either!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stjohnswood, 7/8/2014 2:04:27 PM     (No. 9915434)

Oh, big deal. Perry puts on another show of opposition.
Meanwhile apparently, they continue to pour, unimpeded, over the borders.
And hands on hips, Perry continues to criticize and does.... what?
Same goes for Brewer.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2, 7/8/2014 2:12:52 PM     (No. 9915445)

Texas was already in Obama´s crosshairs for being such a big red State. After this SmackDown from Perry, I will be surprised if Obama doesn´t order the Pentagon to bomb Texas.

Way to go, Rick, and God bless Texas! Seems seems like more people are beginning to queue up to diss POTUS.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 7/8/2014 2:42:38 PM     (No. 9915496)

@#3: Katrina was not Bush´s fault but since he refuses to defend himself publicly then he deserves the bad press he gets.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: scottc, 7/8/2014 2:43:28 PM     (No. 9915497)

Perry should have slapped the living crap out of the punk.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Kerryman, 7/8/2014 2:46:07 PM     (No. 9915505)

I haven´t seen this take yet:

The law that is being used to prevent the instant deportation of the minors from the non-contiguous countries was reauthorized by a Democrat House and Senate led by respectively, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid and signed by President Bush. I believe it was passed unanimously. The intent of the bill was to prevent human trafficking victims being returned to their pimps. It´s called the "William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Re-authorization Act of 2008". It has nothing to do with what we are dealing with now. The President, if he so chooses (which he won´t) or the Attorney General (also a "No") could state that this Law does not apply(which it doesn´t).

No, this one sits squarely in the laps of both parties but the President has the power to change this. If he doesn´t, it´s his baby!

Semper Fi

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/8/2014 4:24:02 PM     (No. 9915639)

The Katrina disaster was caused by a governor and a mayor who didn´t perform their duties correctly.

This is a president not performing his duties correctly.

Heck of a job, Barry!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: judy, 7/8/2014 9:03:18 PM     (No. 9915953)

Katrina was an act of God, this immigration crisis is an Obama made crisis. The sad part is Obama could solve this tomorrow by stopping imports , stop travel & stop aid to Mexico.

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