Longtime GOP Texas Gov. Perry wins another term

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has defeated Democrat Bill White to win a third four-year term as Texas governor. Full Story

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#12469 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
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Of course you did not realize that your bosses contribute mightily to climate change denier crap. Of course you are still denying what you see before your eyes. Who cares what you think. You are a pathological liar just like your buddy Willard.
"Documents reveal Koch-funded group's plot to undermine climate science" csm
It's funny that the lefties get all assed up over the Koch brothers funding various causes, but thy don't say anything about Soros or any of the other limousine libs and their funding of their causes. Hypocrites.

“physics is your friend”

Since: May 12

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#12470 Jul 9, 2012
Military families on food stamps hits new record numbers.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#12471 Jul 9, 2012
Gee its getting better on this thread. Stop once and a while to read some of the comments. As I bounce around a lot to different sites and locations, it sure helps a lot, when the lemon spam indicators , saves me time . There is all that manure out there and nice to be able to walk around it and try to avoid the smell. Find some actual conversationalist that exist. Debaters with reality facts. Rest of these , whatever it is they are, are useless for nothing more than to use as examples for my children as to what to recognize delusional ignorance from reality.
Pappy; Spot on about your energy situation over there in Texas. Suspect it is a spin off from an black coaly, oily policy. Notice as well they have not built any new refineries in the past few decades, LOL they even want us to install a pipe line from Canada to supply their remaining refineries with this toxic system, of spills. LOL now these pipes of theirs will not only rupture into our rivers and tundra but now our farmlands and green fields. They realize that oil has reached its peak in harvesting and will soon terminate. They reluctantly are embracing some alternative measures. Natural Gas plants will soon be coming by as when as much profit can be squeezed out of the oil. Here in Florida we finally got the republican meat heads to cancel a coal plant they wanted and replace it with a natural gas plant. Much less in cost and far less pollution. Now it looks like it may come to be a standard for replacing our oily and coaly plants with L.P.G.. They are still very slow on the Green Energy systems if not outright obstructionist. Guess having our Gulf of Mexico evolved into a cesspool for the toxic exhaust and spills of these archaic energy systems. Remember the Valdez in Alaska a few decades back. Their fishing industry has not recovered to original pristine state. Fish that once spawned there keep contracting genetic defects and cancer. Here it is just beginning after a year to give us a hint of what to expect with our oily companies 2 offshore blowouts in the Gulf is going to cost future generations.
Oregon-Sux: Observed your comment on energy demand and how that simple factor determines the demand for additional energy plants. Have to agree there. Might want to add on that as the older oily black coaly plants require replacement, due to natural causes or a populace that is exhausted from its pollution and want change for less pollution. L.P.G. is far less polluting by at least a factor of 50% but it is still a depleting source, L.P.G. should be used as a liaison to Green alternative renewable sources, with ther near to zero toxic discharges and low profile of probability to depleting source. Keep in mind should a natural cause or some loony tune right-wing damages a part of the system, It can be far more easily to restore and with far less toxic runoffs.
One more thought; Another factor that suppresses energy plants being constructed is the rise in efficiency coupled that with the little bit of Green alternatives, produces less demand. Not to fear, for utility companies, as the loss in revenue can be redeemed at their local state energy subsides. More you save on initial electric bill the more you pay to subsidize that savings. Republicans at present use that to promote coaly, oily productions. Would be nice if those subsidies were to go to renewable sources instead of archaic expensive health intimidating systems they now advocate for our future generations. Genetic flaws in our spawning habitats is not good. Whether it be fish or human.!
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#12472 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
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So leave already. At least that way you cannot send us another POS like George Idiot Bush.
One more thought; Another factor that suppresses energy plants being constructed is the rise in efficiency coupled that with the little bit of Green alternatives, produces less demand. Not to fear, for utility companies, as the loss in revenue can be redeemed at their local state energy subsides. More you save on initial electric bill the more you pay to subsidize that savings. Republicans at present use that to promote coaly, oily productions. Would be nice if those subsidies were to go to renewable sources instead of archaic expensive health intimidating systems they now advocate for our future generations. Genetic flaws in our spawning habitats is not good. Whether it be fish or human.
On that matter of voters rights and the ambiguities affecting their abilities to vote and make it count. Less we fall into a corruptive political system. Observe Florida. They are #1 in political corruptions in the nation, no surprise there, as deemed by the Federal investigations into the amount of cases filed against all the states and were found guilty of violations. Rick Scott not to give up that infamous title. Goes forward with lopsided gerrymandering, that his own Supreme Court ruled it in violation, suppresses college students from vote registration to the point of fining them if not completed within a 48 hour time frame?? Now purging just before an election! LOL even he was purged, for a faulty I.D. system they have in Florida. Same faulty system that purged over 100,000 voters vote back in 2000 that got this Busch malarkey in place. LOL Guess who was governor at the time? Yup Jed Busch!!

“physics is your friend”

Since: May 12

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#12473 Jul 9, 2012
Dems say if Romney wins he will destroy the economy.They expect easy pickings in four years.Some predict unemployment to soar up to 18 percent under Romney.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#12474 Jul 9, 2012
Voter wrote:
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Finally something we both agree on. In my job I see more abuse of government programs than you will in your entire life. There are generations of people that have learned how to work the system and don't know any other way of life and it is time to cut off the free loading. There are plenty of places to cut excess and abuse without throwing the baby out with the bath water. And it is time to start at the top and work your way down. It is real easy for elected officials to make decisions on Social Security and Medicare when it doesn't effect any of them, they have their own retirement and don't pay into the SS system. That needs to stop immediately! If it's good enough for the rest of the American citizens its good enough for the elected officials we send to Washington. We need to stop sending aid to foreign countries that hate us and are trying to destroy us and our way of life, that includes natural disasters that may strike their countries. We send BILLIONS of dollars around the world to earth quake, and tsunami victims, and just how many countries sent aid and volunteers to our shores to help after hurricane Katrina????? After 9/11 ??????? We have children going hungry in our own country, quit sending money to children in Africa, when we have homes in Appalachia that don't have electricity and running water, and children that don't have food to eat. There is suffering in our own back yard, we don't have to go to a foreign country to find it, so quit sending money elsewhere...KEEP IT HOME! Bring our soldiers home from Afghanistan and Iraq, and put them on the Mexican border with LIVE ammunition, and when you see people sneaking over the border, that is a crime...you shoot that AK47 over their heads, if that doesn't turn them around...you shoot at their feet...They are not citizens of this country and they have no rights....So Mr NRH Man, when you call me a Commie Liberal you could not be further from the truth, it just makes me mad when people spout off about wanting all of their piece of the pie, but don't want to share it with anyone else! And while I am at it, if you want to blame someone for Obama being in the White House there is only one person to lay that responsibility on, and it is John McCain for picking Sarah Palin as his Vice President! He is the cause of the out come of the 2008 election, totally and completely!
Voter think most of what you commented sounds good to me. Let us start at the top to prune back the foliage that is overgrown its root system and is killing the plant. Start with raising the taxes on the top 25% of our wealthy cronies, A level of say 70% to 90% of income. Oh dont you worry about that being too much for they will dodge most of it anyways through capital gains, and various kick back tax free investments as well as offshore foreign investing that needs no IRS involvement. Yeah, similar to how Mitt Romney is doing it. 14% on just some of the monies that remained exposed to the IRS.
Stop the subsides to record producing corporations, that pay no taxes and receive $ Billions in welfare. Now the Pentagon, Whew! with its $ Trillion per year budget. Corruption is so rampant government is or has lost control to Military Industries. Excellent place to make say a $ 600 Billion per year cut.
I see you feel guilty about taxing the poor little Billionaires. Consider this. Thought experiment. 2 guys buy a truck to service their individual businesses. One uses it 10% of the time while the other uses it 90% of the time. Now the 90% guy wants the 10% guy to pay 86% of the cost of fuel and maintainence of said vehicle, while the 90% guy will donate 14% and take the tax deductions for it LOL and now the 10% guy is made to feel sorry that the 90% guy had to make such a huge donation. LOL,LOL,LOL
TX Nationalist

Houston, TX

#12476 Jul 9, 2012
waco1909 wrote:
<quoted text> Sure.I'm all for it.REALLY.Just describe the scenario where a cash cow like Texas is allowed to day"see you guys later.we don't like the way y'all run things.we will be taking our trillion dollar economy with us.bye.
Well see, you said it yourself, "allowed to."
We Texans aim to press our sovereign RIGHT to be free from oppression.
" Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may. Sam Houston

The Texas Nationalist Movement still believes this true.
Waco 1954

Houston, TX

#12478 Jul 9, 2012
TX Nationalist wrote:
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Well see, you said it yourself, "allowed to."
We Texans aim to press our sovereign RIGHT to be free from oppression.
" Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may. Sam Houston
The Texas Nationalist Movement still believes this true.
What you are describing is a war.The only way the rest of the USA is going to let Texas go is if Texas wins a war.With the other 49 states.I'm all for Texas being its own country.How does Texas best 49 states?
Waco 1954

Houston, TX

#12479 Jul 9, 2012
Texas makes money for the USA.THE USA would kill every person in Texas before it would let Texas go free.

Since: Apr 12

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#12482 Jul 9, 2012
What a nasty piece of work.

"Texas Gov. Perry Says No To Medicaid Expansion

....About 1 in 4 Texans has no health insurance. And if Medicaid had been expanded as the federal law originally planned, more than 1.7 million people in the state were expected to get coverage." npr

Of course this loud mouth piece of **** gets HIS coverage through the taxpayer. Governor Perry hates Texans and is happy to see them bankrupt, in pain and dead from lack of health care.
Waco 1954

Sachse, TX

#12483 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
What a nasty piece of work.
"Texas Gov. Perry Says No To Medicaid Expansion
....About 1 in 4 Texans has no health insurance. And if Medicaid had been expanded as the federal law originally planned, more than 1.7 million people in the state were expected to get coverage." npr
Of course this loud mouth piece of **** gets HIS coverage through the taxpayer. Governor Perry hates Texans and is happy to see them bankrupt, in pain and dead from lack of health care.
Rick Perry is a piece of garbage.He was going to require every schoolgirl in TEXAS to get a mandatory cervical cancer immunization shot.Turns out the drugs manufacturer have old Rick thirty thousand bucks.He was overridden on that one.Whether the drug really works is open to conjecture.

Since: Apr 12

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#12484 Jul 9, 2012
TX Nationalist wrote:
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Well see, you said it yourself, "allowed to."
We Texans aim to press our sovereign RIGHT to be free from oppression.
" Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may. Sam Houston
The Texas Nationalist Movement still believes this true.
Texas has had a severe drought. Not as long as the one decades ago but more severe. Dallas hits 110. Lake Travis used to be 50% full and now it is only 2/3rds full.

What are you going to use for water? People are packing up and leaving because they are scared to death of no water. What is going to happen to the value of your property in a state with a permanent water shortage? Want a lake house that looks over a field of dirt with a dock leading to nowhere?

So leave already. God, you keep talking about it and yet here you remain.

Since: Apr 12

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#12485 Jul 9, 2012
Bernard Forand wrote:
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Voter think most of what you commented sounds good to me. Let us start at the top to prune back the foliage that is overgrown its root system and is killing the plant. Start with raising the taxes on the top 25% of our wealthy cronies, A level of say 70% to 90% of income. Oh dont you worry about that being too much for they will dodge most of it anyways through capital gains, and various kick back tax free investments as well as offshore foreign investing that needs no IRS involvement. Yeah, similar to how Mitt Romney is doing it. 14% on just some of the monies that remained exposed to the IRS.
Stop the subsides to record producing corporations, that pay no taxes and receive $ Billions in welfare. Now the Pentagon, Whew! with its $ Trillion per year budget. Corruption is so rampant government is or has lost control to Military Industries. Excellent place to make say a $ 600 Billion per year cut.
I see you feel guilty about taxing the poor little Billionaires. Consider this. Thought experiment. 2 guys buy a truck to service their individual businesses. One uses it 10% of the time while the other uses it 90% of the time. Now the 90% guy wants the 10% guy to pay 86% of the cost of fuel and maintainence of said vehicle, while the 90% guy will donate 14% and take the tax deductions for it LOL and now the 10% guy is made to feel sorry that the 90% guy had to make such a huge donation. LOL,LOL,LOL
The reason Bishop Romney is receiving huge donations is they are an investment on his promise to:

- eliminate taxes for $200,000 of investment income

- eliminate inheritance taxes

- reduce or eliminate taxes for corporations, millionaires and billionaires

- provide UNLIMITED monies to expand the US military to wage war on Russia

Aside from the fact that he is insane, Bishop Romney is out to pad his own pocket further. The fact that he claims to have $102 Million in an IRA is astonishing.
TX Nationalist

Houston, TX

#12486 Jul 9, 2012
I don't necessarily think that would be the case. Many military service members are Texan. Most military bases in Texas are owned by Texas and leased to the USA. Texas owns more tanks than the US Army. At the current rate, Texas is better financed than the USA.

We want the people to want Texas independence. When they want it, they will defend it. Watch those shows about car repos. How do people act when someone comes to take "their" stuff that they didn't even pay for? Why should we allow the Fed to take away our liberties which DO rightfully belong to us? We should be just as angry, or more, as the people on the repo shows.

Texas has everything we need from geography, state/national pride, natural resources to be a large, strong and VERY independent nation.

Sam Houston argued against Texas secession in 1860 because he knew Texas was not yet ready for independence. He said there would come a day, it just wasn't that day.

Check this free pdf book out, Line in the Sand. The chapters are short making it an easy read.
http://www.Texasnationalist.com/index.php/lin...
Waco 1954

United States

#12487 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
<quoted text>
Texas has had a severe drought. Not as long as the one decades ago but more severe. Dallas hits 110. Lake Travis used to be 50% full and now it is only 2/3rds full.
What are you going to use for water? People are packing up and leaving because they are scared to death of no water. What is going to happen to the value of your property in a state with a permanent water shortage? Want a lake house that looks over a field of dirt with a dock leading to nowhere?
So leave already. God, you keep talking about it and yet here you remain.
is pouring here today.did you know that two thirds is 66.6 percent? Did you know that that is more than 50 percent?

Since: Apr 12

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#12488 Jul 9, 2012
I will happily vote to seal the borders of Texas!

Let's do it next week.

Texans will have to get passports and Visas to travel into the USA. I doubt we will issue any Visas to Texans anytime soon.

Since: Apr 12

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#12489 Jul 9, 2012
Waco 1954 wrote:
<quoted text> is pouring here today.did you know that two thirds is 66.6 percent? Did you know that that is more than 50 percent?
Yes it was 50% full during the drought and now it still is only 2/3rds full.

Sucks for property prices when people are afraid the water will go away again...and never come back.

It isn't nice of Mother Nature to send back water in the form of massive hail balls but, heck, karma.

:)

Since: Apr 12

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#12490 Jul 9, 2012
Climate Change. It fluctuates but the trend is still towards the extreme heat. The irony is not lost.

"Last year was so dry that lakes Travis and Buchanan recorded the lowest inflows since they were created about 70 years ago. Motal says the agency is concerned that 2011 might herald a new drought of record, 60 years after the 1950s drought.

...The drought has already hurt the state's image, he notes: Photographs of parched Lake Travis have become iconic.

"That sent a message off worldwide that Texas has a problem with water," Larson says. "And when we're out trying to recruit or retain jobs in Texas, that's going to be the No. 1 question: Do you have water available for us?"

If plentiful water is not available, then Texas' storied pro-business climate may start to dry up."

nps

Oops! Lake Travis is not 2/3rds full. It is 1/2 full. It used to be 2/3rds EMPTY.

My bad. Things are worse than I thought.
Waco 1954

United States

#12491 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
Climate Change. It fluctuates but the trend is still towards the extreme heat. The irony is not lost.
"Last year was so dry that lakes Travis and Buchanan recorded the lowest inflows since they were created about 70 years ago. Motal says the agency is concerned that 2011 might herald a new drought of record, 60 years after the 1950s drought.
...The drought has already hurt the state's image, he notes: Photographs of parched Lake Trajvis have become iconic.
"That sent a message off worldwide that Texas has a problem with water," Larson says. "And when we're out trying to recruit or retain jobs in Texas, that's going to be the No. 1 question: Do you have water available for us?"
If plentiful water is not available, then Texas' storied pro-business climate may start to dry up."
nps
Oops! Lake Travis is not 2/3rds full. It is 1/2 full. It used to be 2/3rds EMPTY.
My bad. Things are worse than I thought.
They just opened the first boatlaunch in months.Lake level is rising.
Waco 1954

United States

#12492 Jul 9, 2012
OregonSUX wrote:
I will happily vote to seal the borders of Texas!
Let's do it next week.
Texans will have to get passports and Visas to travel into the USA. I doubt we will issue any Visas to Texans anytime soon.
LET'S see.....visit the USA or stay in Texas....hmmm ....Guess I'll stay in Texas....I would happily seal our border against the USA..I'm not being sarcastic either.

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