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Rick Perry rebound in Iowa: Assisted by veterans?
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 12-14-2011 | Liz Marlantes

Posted on 12/14/2011 6:07:52 PM PST by smoothsailing

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51 posted on 12/14/2011 8:00:51 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Allegra; smoothsailing

Thank you. I’m replying to both of you because the ‘we wish you a Perry Christmas’ was SmoothSailing’s idea and I swiped it, lol. Too good not to use!


52 posted on 12/14/2011 8:02:33 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: Quicksilver

IMO, Perry can’t beat obama. He comes across as the dumbest hayseed hick in the world. So maybe he is not dumb, but he looks and sounds dumb. I cringe every time he smiles. sorry, no way he could stand up to slick in a debate. If he is leading in the primary I will have to write in Palin.


53 posted on 12/14/2011 8:05:41 PM PST by WVNan (!)
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To: potlatch

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Great Rick Perry slideshow potlatch!

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54 posted on 12/14/2011 8:10:48 PM PST by devolve (- - - - - - - - - - - - - - when did FR become DU? - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)
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To: WVNan; TexMom7

I respectfully disagree. Rick Perry will crush Zero. TexMom7 posted a long list of issues that Rick would beat Obama on. No contest.


55 posted on 12/14/2011 8:13:48 PM PST by Quicksilver (nominate Rick Perry - defeat Obama - overhaul Washington!)
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To: mylife
Boots on the ground!

Yes!

56 posted on 12/14/2011 8:17:01 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: mylife
Boots on the ground!

Yes!

57 posted on 12/14/2011 8:17:22 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (Make America Great Again--Perry 2012)
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To: potlatch; Allegra
Thank you. I’m replying to both of you because the ‘we wish you a Perry Christmas’ was SmoothSailing’s idea and I swiped it, lol.

I swiped it from Allegra! :o)

58 posted on 12/14/2011 8:19:57 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: potlatch; smoothsailing
Here is the origin of We Wish You a Perry Christmas. ;-)
59 posted on 12/14/2011 8:20:07 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: devolve
Thanks devolve. I made 4 or 5 and just keep posting the same ones, this one is the best I think. I'm seeing many more people ‘for’ Perry when I read on other sites now. He's very good speaking to people in groups and they find him likable.

I wish I had a better memory of the debates between Obama and Hillary, just can't recall much about them!

60 posted on 12/14/2011 8:21:05 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: smoothsailing; Allegra

[I swiped it from Allegra! :o)]

How funny, ah well, we’re keeping it ‘in the family’ so to speak, lol.


61 posted on 12/14/2011 8:24:50 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: Allegra

Thanks Allegra, I didn’t even know about the youtube!


62 posted on 12/14/2011 8:26:20 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: TexMom7

What zero’s saying in that photo is ‘now, now, there’s a way we can work this out..’

Negative, Loser!


63 posted on 12/14/2011 8:27:25 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: Allegra

Thanks Allegra, I didn’t even know about the youtube!


64 posted on 12/14/2011 8:28:47 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: smoothsailing

lol!


65 posted on 12/14/2011 8:29:45 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: potlatch; smoothsailing
How funny, ah well, we’re keeping it ‘in the family’ so to speak, lol.

It's the only way! :-D

66 posted on 12/14/2011 8:31:44 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: WVNan
IMO, Perry can’t beat obama. He comes across as the dumbest hayseed hick in the world. So maybe he is not dumb, but he looks and sounds dumb. I cringe every time he smiles. sorry, no way he could stand up to slick in a debate. If he is leading in the primary I will have to write in Palin.

Here is why you are wrong. Perry had a Laminectomy (Spinal Fusion) just before he entered the race. In those earlier debates the only thing on Perry's mind was how much pain he was in and how long he had to stand there.

Debating Obama, I don't know why everyone thinks that will be hard. Every time Obama talks about his policy the Republican is going to respond, "how did that work out for Americans?"

Obama is toast, We could send Perry's dog to the debates and he will be better than Obama. What is he going to say? He killed Osama? No he didn't, Seal Team 6 killed him using intel gained by the Bush administration. He can't run on his record, he can't run on the economy and he can't run on National Security, he gave a classified drone to Iran, China and Russia. What's left?

67 posted on 12/14/2011 8:34:25 PM PST by txroadkill (FreeRepublic.com- "A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villany" - Zotted Romney Troll)
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To: WVNan

“He comes across as the dumbest hayseed hick in the world.
So maybe he is not dumb, but he looks and sounds dumb.”

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On the other hand, you may know what you’re talking about.


68 posted on 12/14/2011 8:34:44 PM PST by tumblindice (There is no `I' in team, but there's a `U' in suck.)
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To: Allegra

Lol!


69 posted on 12/14/2011 8:36:41 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: smoothsailing

Perry has my vote in the FL primary!


70 posted on 12/14/2011 8:36:41 PM PST by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Allegra; potlatch
It's the only way! :-D

Absolutely!!! :o)

71 posted on 12/14/2011 8:37:16 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: potlatch

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- Rick Perry looks much more relaxed now

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72 posted on 12/14/2011 8:39:12 PM PST by devolve (- - - - - - - - - - - - - - when did FR become DU? - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)
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To: WVNan

We are supposed to have a Harvard grad in OUR house now, how’s
That workin out for everyone. I think the general public will like the
simplicity of Perry. I think he has come out of his comfort zone and I
believe he is a fighter to be reckoned with. The national political scene
Is a toilet but I do think Perry is strong enough not to get flushed.


73 posted on 12/14/2011 8:39:48 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: WVNan

We are supposed to have a Harvard grad in OUR house now, how’s
That workin out for everyone. I think the general public will like the
simplicity of Perry. I think he has come out of his comfort zone and I
believe he is a fighter to be reckoned with. The national political scene
Is a toilet but I do think Perry is strong enough not to get flushed.


74 posted on 12/14/2011 8:40:17 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: ph12321

That’s Great!


75 posted on 12/14/2011 8:41:34 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: ph12321

Perry got a nice boost from Rush Limbaugh tonight on Greta’s show ! Go Perry !


76 posted on 12/14/2011 8:43:34 PM PST by baysider
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To: smoothsailing

You’re quote is mixed up, but I think Perry’s ad is outstanding and most people are sick of PC.


77 posted on 12/14/2011 8:53:50 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: devolve

I agree that he seems more relaxed. He had his big overblown messups and he dealt with them in a smiling and joking way. Shoot, if he had been doing this a long time like Romney, he would be really great!

Now, I hope this will post........once.....lol.


78 posted on 12/14/2011 8:57:16 PM PST by potlatch (*snip*~ Having the right to be angry does not give one the right to be cruel. ~*snip*)
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To: smoothsailing

Confrontation or friendly greeting?


79 posted on 12/14/2011 8:59:41 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: americanophile

Where are the ones of Obama?


80 posted on 12/14/2011 9:02:16 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

“I’ll go out on a bit of a limb and say, Gingrich, Perry, Bachmann, Romney as 1 2 3 4.” (in Iowa)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2820104/posts?page=9#9

Thanks shield.


81 posted on 12/14/2011 9:24:24 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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To: 1010RD

I’d say confrontation, but a civil one. Obozo is such a jerk.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Perry-s-tarmac-meeting-with-Obama-lasted-34-784964.php


82 posted on 12/14/2011 9:30:29 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Steelfish
Iowans are coming to their senses

Iowans don't nearly have the problems with illegals as do other States.

83 posted on 12/14/2011 9:31:21 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The Democrats are and always have been the Party of the Extremely Rich, the Party of Slavery.)
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To: 1010RD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehYoIKTsiV0&feature=related


84 posted on 12/14/2011 9:33:06 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: mylife

Cracks me up, so yes.


85 posted on 12/14/2011 9:34:24 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: Allegra; potlatch; smoothsailing

On January 3.....I wish you all a Perry New Year too!

PS: I love that cute Platypus!


86 posted on 12/14/2011 9:40:03 PM PST by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go in 2012!)
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To: tumblindice

You been messin with my puter again. ;)


87 posted on 12/14/2011 10:05:19 PM PST by WVNan (!)
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To: smoothsailing
>>>>>“Watch Rick Perry. He’s going for a top three finish..

It could happen!

88 posted on 12/14/2011 10:05:53 PM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: potlatch

Love what you did Potlatch, thank you.


89 posted on 12/14/2011 10:38:02 PM PST by Katarina (Rick Perry the Best man for President ! NEVER Romney!)
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To: WVNan
If he is leading in the primary I will have to write in Palin.

Where is WV getting their electricity from when the EPA shuts down 6 of your coal fired electric plants soon?

Mr dumbest hayseed hick in the world, who has fought the epa tooth and nail here in TX is the one candidate I know who would be committed to getting rid of the epa's shuttering of these plants.

90 posted on 12/14/2011 10:39:09 PM PST by sockmonkey
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To: WVNan

Oh, please a potted palm could beat Obama in a debate.


91 posted on 12/14/2011 11:20:03 PM PST by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: WVNan

Are we to vote for a slick debater, or a true leader? For pete’s sake, let’s not get blind sided by someone who can debate well, but, someone who is a true conservative and leader. I’m scared that even though Newt might cream Obama in a debate, he isn’t the true conservative leader we want or need.


92 posted on 12/14/2011 11:47:28 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: Catsrus
even though Newt might cream Obama in a debate, he isn’t the true conservative leader we want or need.

I am sure Newt is not as committed to the 2nd amendment as Perry is. Perry walks the walk on that one.

Ditto on getting rid of job killing, economy crushing overzealous epa regulations which will cost thousands of jobs when coal fired electric generating plants are shuttered. Perry has sure walked the walk on fighting the epa here in TX.

Obama hates Texas, and he must fear Perry or he wouldn't have sent Eric Holder down here yesterday to give a big speech in Austin about getting some of the bills the Texas legislature recently enacted tossed out asap.

93 posted on 12/15/2011 12:02:46 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: sockmonkey
Obama hates Texas, and he must fear Perry or he wouldn't have sent Eric Holder down here yesterday to give a big speech in Austin about getting some of the bills the Texas legislature recently enacted tossed out asap.

And he did it while Perry was out of state.

Damn Feds need to stay out of our business. We know what we're doing and we don't cotton to Commies down here.

94 posted on 12/15/2011 12:10:35 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: sockmonkey

I’m not going to vote for a debater-in-chief, but, a commander-in-chief. Perry is my pick for President. However, I will vote for whoever the nominee is - and if it isn’t Perry- then I’ll hold my nose when I vote. Obama and his thugs need to hit the road - asap!


95 posted on 12/15/2011 12:35:44 AM PST by Catsrus
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To: Allegra
And he did it while Perry was out of state.

Of course, they won't take it to Perry mano a mano. Remember how Obama freaked & hid behind Valerie Jarrett's skirts when Perry met him on the tarmac..

Remember when Obama invited Perry to meet him at his speech cuz Obama was thinking, I'll use this dumb Texan for a prop on how safe the border is..

Well, Rick wasn't falling for that one, and said so. He's not perfect, but he's no wussy boy.

96 posted on 12/15/2011 12:40:45 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: smoothsailing

Jug Ears looks a bit stressed there. Rick Perry is giving him an earful. What happened was Bammy Boy was visiting Texas probably to raise money. Rick Perry went to meet him on the tarmac much to Bammy’s surprise


97 posted on 12/15/2011 12:51:42 AM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: smoothsailing

Jug Ears looks a bit stressed there. Rick Perry is giving him an earful. What happened was Bammy Boy was visiting Texas probably to raise money. Rick Perry went to meet him on the tarmac much to Bammy’s surprise


98 posted on 12/15/2011 12:54:11 AM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: writer33

“I have no loyalties. My vote can be lobbied by the following three candidates: Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann or Rick Santorum.”

I’m with you on that-except Michele will need to lobby much harder. She kind of lost me with her hyperventilating on Gardisil back in September and continually treating Romney with kid gloves. Have to admit, she was much better in the last (ABC) debate. She went after Romney for the first time I can recall in any debate. But she still has a ways to go to win my support.

The two Ricks-I feel comfortable with either one of them, though at this point Perry seems more able to win. Santorum needs to really show us something in Iowa. A top 3 finish would be a good surprise showing and give him some momentum.


99 posted on 12/15/2011 12:56:30 AM PST by lquist1
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To: smoothsailing
“You can’t tell me that America is not exceptional. You can't tell me that because I've seen it”

"Rick Perry has always remained faithful." -- First Lieutenant Daniel P. Moran

[6:45] Medal recipients tell of their sacrifice and the sacrifice of their fellow heroes -- and why they support Rick Perry.

100 posted on 12/15/2011 1:51:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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