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Rick Perry, Neocon Tool – His pathetic "comeback" is going to go nowhere - fast

by Justin Raimondo
July 14, 2014

The media hates Republicans, and so naturally they’re elevating Texas Governor Rick Perry to the status of a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender who must be taken seriously. After his last embarrassing run – embarrassing not only for him, but for the much-maligned state of Texas (see the video above) – one would think he’d put his presidential aspirations in the back of the garage, along with that Stairmaster he never uses. But no: dumber than a steer who’s been zapped by a cattle-prod and still won’t move, Perry is going along with the joke. He’s been busy lately inveigling himself into the good graces of those Republican grandees who think they can dictate whom the candidate will be. And he’s doing that by taking on the prospective candidate the GOP Establishment is determined to stop at any cost: Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky).

This job was supposed to be left to former UN ambassador John Bolton, but given his almost nonexistent name recognition, his abrasive personality, his one percent base of support, and that distinctively Prussian mustache – for cryin’ out loud! – there’s some doubt Bolton could even make it into the presidential debates. So Perry is auditioning for the role of Rand’s designated nemesis – and if his recent op ed in the Washington Post is any indication, he’s doing as well at that as he did in that fatal 2011 debate – when he forgot what agencies he supposedly wants to abolish.

The first paragraph deploys the "isolationist" epithet twice, but it’s tempered by what can only be called appeasement: "I can understand the emotions behind isolationism," he avers. "Many people are tired of war" – but Gov. Perry isn’t among them, as the rest of his piece makes clear. What’s interesting, though, is that he feels obligated to apologize for dissing those bad old "isolationists": "Unfortunately," he writes, " we live in a world where isolationist policies would only endanger our nation even further."


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Let's keep Rick Perry's

feet to the fire. This map was posted in another thread. Here's what I found when I had time to look. Below is the map, pay attention to the map key.

Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 @ 3:04 pm EDT

Since the border surge gained coverage from the mainstream media last month, the Obama Administration has tried to relocate tens of thousands of newly-arrived illegal aliens to communities across the country.


These things don't happen overnight. Rick Perry knew what was going on (as did every other governor in all the states that are marked on the map). They didn't bother to ask the people who live in these cities what they thought of the idea of housing illegals. By the way, this has been going on since April or May of this year, furthermore, who knows how long this has been going on. This is Washington's idea of transparency.

No wonder Rick Perry isn't sending the National Guard to the border, (and even if he says he is, I'll believe it when I see it). What's Rick Perry's excuse? Oops?

The new front runner in the GOP

TPTB...will make sure he's the front runner come Iowa.
If Bachmann can do it, then anyone can...Unless their last name happens to be Paul.
They will do everything they can to "derail" Rand, when they should be focusing on derailing the "La Beasta"...the ticket to ride from central America through Mexico and to paradise.
It's really rather simple to slow down the illegals...Most are riding the train...How difficult is it for the Navy to send a drone to destroy the tracks? Geez, Perry...it's a no brainer, why not suggest it to your neocon pals?
We put sanctions on Russia...why not Mexico? for aiding this tragedy.

I Have a Question

Does Rick Perry look dumber with glasses or without? Just curious.


can call out the guard and stop the border issue, they just do not have the guts. They want the feds to pay for it and without their permission the state has to pay; so goes the excuses, back and forth, back and forth. I would think that the citizens of TX, AZ, CA plus all the other states effected would be willing to pay to boot illegals out. I'd donate, wouldn't you? Proof has been found from middle east at the border and they're flowing out all over the US. Perry is talk, talk, talk & NO do, do, do. Whatever happened to Jan Brewer? The silence from the states is deafening.

I like Texas

Except for tools like Perry. People that even listen to him. Not so bright.

Money talks and dogs bark

Its the mythologizing of Reagan that's particularly sickening

Its the mythologizing of Reagan by Perry and every other neocon hack that's particularly sickening. "Reagan didn't lead from behind," "Reagan wouldn't have", "Reagan always said", "Reagan, Reagan, Reagan, Reagan"...

Shut the f*** up!

These paid scum think they are the high priests of Reagan worship, as though making holy references to the Gipper makes bombing and strafing and murdering all right.

Somehow conveniently forgetting that Reagan was the one to cut-and-run from terrorists in Lebanon. And sit by while Solidarity was crushed by the Soviet-backed regime in Poland.

How I hate the myth-makers...!

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"


I never knew you could spell Mitt Romney as Rick Perry.

So, here we go again. The GOP is already finalizing how they're going to get Hillary elected in 2016.

Can the republican party

Just die. To think it can change .Is a pipe dream. It has become a democratic socialist party. Boehner is there tanned commie leader.Who prays on his knees to Obama.

Money talks and dogs bark

Don't call it a comeback

Because he's Ben's ears for years.

Saw him on Fox news in his

"Tactical gear" talking about bringing the National Guard and predator drones in to secure the border.

I thought:

a. Why is he wearing tactical gear?

b. How would the National guard and stop the illegals from coming through the front gate after the border patrol allows them in?


Ron Paul would have ended the flow immediately.

Without tactical gear.

"Talking about it!" I like that.

"Talking about it!" I like that. Why didn't he already just do it? Just sign the order and be a leader, Dick!

...Instead of being a slimy, whining little worm for the neocons?

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

They just won't go away -- AIPAC & company

Perry's just another neocon, Zionist hack -- nuff said. He was starting to look like a possibility for 2016 until his recent anti-isolationist speech.

Purge the damned RINO's.

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The New Neocon is Geek Chic

Old Neocon: Name 5 Agencies I'd Abolish? Errr.... Dunno

New Neocon: Balance the Budget? Attack Iraq...Im wearing glasses.

He looks like he should be an MSNBC host

With those glasses lol.

And nothing more!

And nothing more!

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And if anything!

And if anything!

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius