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Who is really leveling
“cronyism” charges at Perry?

Washington Post, by Marc Thiessen

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Posted By:FlyRight, 8/17/2014 7:05:44 AM

In a post today entitled “Perry’s system of patronage and cronyism,” Jennifer Rubin highlights a scathing report by Texans for Public Justice entitled “Crony Capitalism: The Republican Governors Association in the Perry Years.”But there is another report by Texans for Public Justice that is equally disturbing. It is called “The Governor’s Gusher,” and it documents 100 wealthy donors who “have sought corporate welfare, relaxed regulatory rules or other government favors” in exchange for their political largess in Texas gubernatorial races. Texans for Public Justice dubs these individuals the “Profiteers” and notes that
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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/17/2014 7:16:49 AM     (No. 9968810)

FTA: "TPJ is nothing that it claims to be. It is not Texan. Nothing about it is public. And, it is definitely not interested in justice… TPJ first appeared in Texas in 1997, when veteran operatives of leftist, out-of-state organizations – such as Ralph Nader’s Public Citizen – came to this state to set up the organization."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/17/2014 7:43:52 AM     (No. 9968839)

Always worthwhile to take time to read about what is really at the bottom of the woodpile.

Thanks to poster for digging this up. Readit...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 8/17/2014 7:58:55 AM     (No. 9968851)

Please read---exposes the group yelling "cronyism" as old hack organization receiving Soros funding who did exactly same attack on GW Bush, J. Cornyn, et. al. when these candidates were running for office. Big surprise.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/17/2014 8:25:11 AM     (No. 9968879)

Perry has committed two major Sin´s. One, He is not a North eastern RINO and two he has embarrassed Obama on the boarder.
Make that three he is a serious contender in 2016.

I think this targeting by the Rattlesnakes den in Austin to HELP not hurt Perry.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: starboard, 8/17/2014 9:31:30 AM     (No. 9968957)

Because of this incident, Perry may become a new hero this country has been waiting for. If handled properly, I predict this will give him crossover appeal. The key is to use it wisely for gain. I want to see Megyn Kelly and Greta go on the warpath with this incident. Obama has had a series of backfires with almost everything he touches these days. I expect Lady Karma is finally making her voice known.
All this reminds me of the Paul Wellstone funeral when the Rat Party, disrespectfully, carried on which preempted Minnesota Democrats to elect a Republican to the senate.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/17/2014 9:35:26 AM     (No. 9968961)

He is on Fox News Sunday this morning.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Kerryman, 8/17/2014 9:37:13 AM     (No. 9968964)

Jennifer Rubin´s amen chorus in support of the Jeb Bush candidacy is duly noted.

Semper Fi

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Reply 8 - Posted by: richwill, 8/17/2014 10:35:18 AM     (No. 9969035)

The charges against Rick Perry is part of the agenda to turn Texas blue.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MissMolly, 8/17/2014 10:41:05 AM     (No. 9969038)

#7, I´m not aware of anyone here or elsewhere supporting Jeb Bush´s candidacy, Did you perhaps land on the wrong thread?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 8/17/2014 11:54:56 AM     (No. 9969119)

Push for tort reform and the trial lawyers will be all over you.

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