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Perry in Iowa, feeling out
second presidential run in 2016

Associated Press, by Catherine Lucey

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/20/2014 2:33:50 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago. Perry, 64, hasn´t said if he plans to run again in 2016. But he´s clearly considering it, and is meeting Saturday and Sunday with veterans and conservative activists in the northern Iowa communities of Algona and Clear Lake. "Our nominee normally has done this more than once. I think this goes back to that issue of experience. Experience matters and by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 7/20/2014 2:50:40 PM     (No. 9932893)

Remember Reagan lost to Ford in ´76. Second time´s a charm and he could do it

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/20/2014 3:13:39 PM     (No. 9932911)

There´s tons of stuff that needs to be changed or reinvented by the next Prez. But more than anything is we need a strong oral authority back in the WH.Obama lets the worst of the worst people slide.

He rarely fires anyone for misconduct,theft,etc. that are committed by self identified liberals.Problems have to be solved by science,logic and a moral sense of direction.

There´s a big problem with sexual misconduct on campus right now but it doesn´t bother the left one bit even though they clam to be the chamims of women.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/20/2014 3:30:12 PM     (No. 9932924)

Gov Perry has proven his sensible approach to governing; economically, Conservatively and socially as a Christian man. Ticks the checks on my list.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/20/2014 3:49:03 PM     (No. 9932934)

Ten million Americans have left the work force since this evil regime seized power. These people didn´t leave to write poetry or smell the roses - they were forced out, deliberately or otherwise. Getting them back into productive paying jobs is priority number one. Everything else can come later. With Rick Perry the proof of the pudding shows in the taste. Alternately, (god knows how long I can hold my nose) Mitt Romney is also not out of consideration in this area. May the best win.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 7/20/2014 3:57:12 PM     (No. 9932940)

I think he´s going to run and I think he´s going to win. The border and jobs are going to be big issues in 2016. So will foreign policy. He needs to put together a solid team of foreign policy advisers before the campaign. They can´t be Bush people, he needs a fresh team.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 7/20/2014 4:13:41 PM     (No. 9932958)

We´ll have to see who decides to run and make the best decision from among the lot. I´d be glad to support Rick Perry if he were to break out of the pack (if there is one) but I am really afraid that today´s electorate will not vote for a white guy from Texas. So much poison over so many years, the connivance of the MSM, failure of the Bushes to fight back, so much demagoguery, so much dumbing-down...I can see how, regardless of the failures of the incumbent administration, a PIAPS or a Warren could win the presidency without breaking too much of a sweat.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: killerbee, 7/20/2014 4:27:22 PM     (No. 9932973)

I was a big Perry supporter last time around and he was treated incredibly unfairly and dishonestly by the Romney-ites and the media.

I am not concerned about his gaffes from last time, I get that he was not himself. What really bugged me was his desperate pandering toward the end of his campaign. I hope he has enough steel to stand up to advisers who push him toward such vapid tactics. This is a man who clearly knows what he´s doing. Let him be that man and not the typical stooge for whatever polls decide is the favored interest group that day.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/20/2014 10:08:41 PM     (No. 9933208)

Close the border, Rick! Defy the emperor and you´ll be a shoe-in in 2016.

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