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Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama’s Executive Actions
Office of the Governor, Texas ^ | January 16, 2013 | Rick Perry

Posted on 01/16/2013 1:06:20 PM PST by thackney

Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement regarding President Obama's executive actions:

"The Vice President's committee was appointed in response to the tragedy at Newtown, but very few of his recommendations have anything to do with what happened there.

"Guns require a finger to pull the trigger. The sad young man who did that in Newtown was clearly haunted by demons and no gun law could have saved the children in Sandy Hook Elementary from his terror.

"There is evil prowling in the world - it shows up in our movies, video games and online fascinations, and finds its way into vulnerable hearts and minds. As a free people, let us choose what kind of people we will be. Laws, the only redoubt of secularism, will not suffice. Let us all return to our places of worship and pray for help. Above all, let us pray for our children.

"In fact, the piling on by the political left, and their cohorts in the media, to use the massacre of little children to advance a pre-existing political agenda that would not have saved those children, disgusts me, personally. The second amendment to the Constitution is a basic right of free people and cannot be nor will it be abridged by the executive power of this or any other president."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; obamagunpresser; rickperry; rickperryguns; rkba; secondamendment
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To: WildHighlander57

You know what? It was up on Drudge last night early. Now it’s gone, and no mention of it since! I certainly hope it’s true, but it’s taken down from Drudge. I don’t know what to think now.


51 posted on 01/16/2013 6:11:32 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: WildHighlander57

You know what? It was up on Drudge last night early. Now it’s gone, and no mention of it since! I certainly hope it’s true, but it’s taken down from Drudge. I don’t know what to think now.


52 posted on 01/16/2013 6:12:45 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: sockmonkey

I do to.


53 posted on 01/16/2013 7:01:10 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Osage Orange

[[ My point was....how does anyone know...she left weapons “out”?????
Were they “out” in plain sight...so the crazy son could see them?
Or were they locked away? But after mom was waxed, he opened up the gun safe?
Or were they in a closet? Under a bed? In a drawer? ]]

Actually, we don’t know these things — yet.

I tried to separate the wheat from the chaff insofar as the news reports were concerned.

But I don’t recall seeing ANYWHERE the following:
- Whether or not Nancy Lanza kept a gun safe;
- Whether she kept all her weapons in it, or only some;
- Whether the weapons Adam Lanza used in the attack had been locked up in a gun safe (if there was one), or not;
- If there was a safe, and if they were locked up, how he got access to them.
I also don’t recall the published reports saying what weapon he used to kill her.

I’m sure the investigators have discovered some of this, but haven’t heard from them yet.

I’ll make a completely uneducated guess that she probably did have a safe, and that she did keep most of the weapons in it, but that she left at least one out for reasons of home defense (and he used this one against her). If she didn’t keep one “out”, perhaps Adam had somehow discovered the combination to the safe.

My thoughts only, and I could be wrong.


54 posted on 01/16/2013 7:58:30 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: CatherineofAragon

Thanks.. yeah he is a cool character...love the show.


55 posted on 01/16/2013 8:49:05 PM PST by Daryl Dixson (Remember Fast and Furious)
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To: thackney

Texas bump for later......


56 posted on 01/16/2013 8:52:24 PM PST by indthkr
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To: RitaOK

“On the heels of Texas announcing the arrest of any Feds coming into Texas to mess with Texans and their guns, Ricks remarks today are a nice punctuation mark.”

I don’t know about that - where did you find that statement? Good for us if we did it.


57 posted on 01/16/2013 9:09:58 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Conserev1

“His mother rest her soul left weapons out knowing there was a mental health problem!”

We don’t know that. She could have had them locked up but he’s an adult and could get into any place she had them locked. She had money so she likely had a gun case with glass in it and he easily got in it. She had no way of knowing he was going to do that. People who have mental problems are not any more likely to kill someone than any other person. Several mentally distubed people have done it, but the percentage of people with mental problems killing someone is very small. People tend to think if one does it, they must all be ready to kill us and that is not true.


58 posted on 01/16/2013 9:16:45 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Marcella

Good question. See my post @ 52.


59 posted on 01/16/2013 9:22:53 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Drew68

“Oh, but people here sure hated him.”

There were only a few who didn’t like him. Most were like me and he is my governor. I knew enough about him to know he couldn’t be president. I knew he couldn’t think on his feet, never has. He has a stock number of statements to say and that’s about it. He uses the wrong words because he can’t think of the right word and that’s not presidential material when the right word matters.

He is a fine conservative governor and doesn’t have to speak much to groups. He does his conservative thing in the legislature and only occasionally has to be held back from doing something stupid. His executive order to have girls innoculated at school for a cancer related to sex, was a stupid move and we had to vote that down in the legislature to stop that from becoming law. He is fine in Texas, just fine.


60 posted on 01/16/2013 9:29:53 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Steamburg

“I wonder if the Republic of Texas is interested in expanding its borders?”

Let Texas reach all the way to the Ohio River...


61 posted on 01/16/2013 9:43:37 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: WildHighlander57; RitaOK
At your service.
62 posted on 01/16/2013 10:44:32 PM PST by firebrand
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To: thackney

“The second amendment to the Constitution is a basic right of free people and cannot be nor will it be abridged by the executive power of this or any other president.”

Amen to that! Go Gov. Perry!


63 posted on 01/16/2013 10:48:39 PM PST by thecodont
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To: WildHighlander57; RitaOK

TEXAS THREATENS TO ARREST ANY FEDS WHO TRY ENFORCING NEW GUN REGS

http://nation.foxnews.com/texas/2013/01/15/texas-threatens-arrest-any-feds-who-try-enforcing-new-gun-regs#ixzz2IDkhuuB7


64 posted on 01/17/2013 12:54:22 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Many thanks for the link!


65 posted on 01/17/2013 1:16:27 AM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Road Glide

Good post.....


66 posted on 01/17/2013 8:29:54 AM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: sergeantdave
We had trolls from DU and slick infiltrators from the Soros group and obuma’s campaign, trashing Perry.

They did their dirty work and are no longer posting on FR, yet we still have a handful of their useful idiots justifying their stupidity.

They weren't trolls from DU. They were Palin supporters who viewed Perry as a threat to her non-candidacy and many are still posting here.

67 posted on 01/17/2013 1:29:54 PM PST by Drew68
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To: thackney
to use the massacre of little children to advance a pre-existing political agenda that would not have saved those children, disgusts me, personally.

"disgusts" is much too mild a word.

It nauseated me. Thought I was going to hurl.

68 posted on 01/18/2013 11:33:46 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Conserev1
His mother rest her soul left weapons out knowing there was a mental health problem!

I don't believe we know how he got his hands on her weapons. She certainly had an interesting mix for a woman living in that location.

69 posted on 01/18/2013 11:36:34 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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