Tuesday, June 21, 2011

14 Reasons Why We Should Reject Rick Perry For President

14 Reasons Rick Perry Would be

a Really Bad President

The American Dream
June 21, 2011
Rick Perry
Bilderberg favorite Perry
Supporters of Texas Governor Rick Perry are not going to like this article at all. Right now, Republicans all over the United States are touting Rick Perry as the “Republican messiah” that is going to come charging in to save America from the presidency of Barack Obama. Many believe that if Rick Perry enters the race, he will instantly become the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012. 

Perry certainly looks the part and he knows how to give a good speech, but when ordinary Americans all over the country take a hard look at his record, they may not like what they see. The truth is that Rick Perry is a big-time globalist, he has raised taxes and fees in Texas numerous times, he has massively increased the size of government spending and government debt in Texas, he has been trying to ram the Trans-Texas Corridor down the throats of the Texas people and he tried to force young women all over Texas to be injected with the Gardasil vaccine. No, Rick Perry is not going to save America. In fact, he would likely be very, very similar to both Bush and Obama in a lot of ways.

Right now, Rick Perry is trying to portray himself as a “good conservative” so that if he enters the race he will be accepted by Christian conservatives. If Rick Perry did win the Republican nomination, he would have a great chance of winning the general election because he would very much be an “establishment” candidate.
But before Republicans get too excited about Rick Perry, there are a whole lot of things that they should know about him.

The following are 14 reasons why Rick Perry would be a really, really bad president….

#1 Rick Perry is a “big government” politician. When Rick Perry became the governor of Texas in 2000, the total spending by the Texas state government was approximately $49 billion. Ten years later it was approximately $90 billion. That is not exactly reducing the size of government.

#2 The debt of the state of Texas is out of control. According to usdebtclock.org, the debt to GDP ratio in Texas is 22.9% and the debt per citizen is $10,645. In California (a total financial basket case), the debt to GDP ratio is just 18.7% and the debt per citizen is only $9932. If Rick Perry runs for president these are numbers he will want to keep well hidden.

#3 The total debt of the Texas government has more than doubled since Rick Perry became governor. So what would the U.S. national debt look like after four (or eight) years of Rick Perry?

#4 Rick Perry has spearheaded the effort to lease roads in Texas to foreign companies, to turn roads that are already free to drive on into toll roads, and to develop the Trans-Texas Corridor which would be part of the planned NAFTA superhighway system. If you really do deep research on this whole Trans-Texas Corridor nonsense you will see why no American should ever cast a single vote for Rick Perry.

#5 Rick Perry claims that he has a “track record” of not raising taxes. That is a false claim. Rick Perry has repeatedly raised taxes and fees while he has been governor. Today, Texans are faced with significantly higher taxes and fees than they were before Rick Perry was elected.

#6 Even with the oil boom in Texas, 23 states have a lower unemployment rate than Texas does.
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#7 Back in 1988, Rick Perry supported Al Gore for president. In fact, Rick Perry actually served as Al Gore’s campaign chairman in the state of Texas that year.

#8 Between December 2007 and April 2011, weekly wages in the U.S. increased by about 5 percent. In the state of Texas they increased by just 0.6% over that same time period.

#9 Texas now has one of the worst education systems in the nation. The following is from an opinion piece that was actually authored by Barbara Bush earlier this year….
•  We rank 36th in the nation in high school graduation rates. An estimated 3.8 million Texans do not have a high school diploma.
•  We rank 49th in verbal SAT scores, 47th in literacy and 46th in average math SAT scores.
•  We rank 33rd in the nation on teacher salaries.

#10 Rick Perry attended the Bilderberg Group meetings in 2007. Associating himself with that organization should be a red flag for all American voters.

#11 Texas has the highest percentage of workers making minimum wage out of all 50 states.

#12 Rick Perry often gives speeches about illegal immigration, but when you look at the facts, he has been incredibly soft on the issue. If Rick Perry does not plan to secure the border, then he should not be president because illegal immigration is absolutely devastating many areas of the southwest United States.

#13 In 2007, 221,000 residents of Texas were making minimum wage or less. By 2010, that number had risen to 550,000.

#14 Rick Perry actually issued an executive order in 2007 that would have forced almost every single girl in the state of Texas to receive the Gardasil vaccine before entering the sixth grade. Perry would have put parents in a position where they would have had to fill out an application and beg the government not to inject their child with an untested and unproven vaccine. Since then, very serious safety issues regarding this vaccine have come to light. Fortunately, lawmakers in Texas blocked what Perry was trying to do. According to Wikipedia, many were troubled when “apparent financial connections between Merck and Perry were reported by news outlets, such as a $6,000 campaign contribution and Merck’s hiring of former Perry Chief of Staff Mike Toomey to handle its Texas lobbying work.”
Rick Perry has a record that should make all Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians and Independents cringe.

He is not the “conservative Republican” that he is trying to claim that he is. He is simply another in a long line of “RINOs” (Republicans in name only).
If Rick Perry becomes president, he will probably be very similar to George W. Bush. He will explode the size of the U.S. government and U.S. government debt, he will find sneaky ways to raise taxes, he will do nothing about the Federal Reserve or corruption in our financial system and he will push the agenda of the globalists at every turn.

Look, the truth is that another four years of Barack Obama would be a complete and total nightmare.
But so would four years of Rick Perry.
America deserves better than the “lesser of two evils”.
Unfortunately, the American people have been dead asleep and have been sending incompetents, con men and charlatans to Washington D.C. for decades.
Hopefully things will be different in 2012.


  1. The government/corporate media and far left hate Perry. That's a good sign. They love Huntsman, like Obama, indicates he's a puppet of the power elite.

  2. Good post. Perry wasn't even acknowledging the coming budget problems in Texas during the primaries, and he did a good job of brushing it off in the general election. Like him or not, you have to admit he is like teflon... nothing seems to stick during the election cycle.

  3. Dick Perry is nothing but an obummer wanna be. I live in texas, and have watched this do nothing moron for years now. Voting this jerk president would be just continuing business as usual.

  4. As a Texan, I would ALMOST vote for Perry to get him out of Texas. Perry's Texas is the epitome of BIG government. Here are a few more reasons American don't need him running our country: an innocent man was executed under Perry's watch. Then Perry attempted to cover it up before the elections in Nov. 2010 by restaffing the Texas Forensics Science Commission in 2009 because he hoped to conceal the junk science used to convict the innocent man. He appointed one of his demons, John Bradley Williamson County TX district attorney to replace Sam Bassett, former chairman of this commission. John Bradley violated open meetings, ordered other commissioners to destroy all correspondence relating to the previous work of the commission, stalled, and insulted anyone, including our legislators, that questioned him.
    Thanks to some ethical people (not Perry) Texas has exonerated more innocent people than any other state. Perry is opposed to compensating innocent people who have spent decades in prison. Most cases involved prosecutorial misconduct.
    Perry's revolving door policy: Mike Toomey is just one of several lobbyists who play revolving door with Rick Perry's office. It is worthy to note that Mike Toomey also works for Corrections Corporation of America, the largest prison corporation in the US. Recently Perry's staff was holding secret meetings regarding privatizing prison healthcare. Perry has also pushed to privatize all 20 of Texas State Jails. Currently 5 state jails and 16 prison facilities are privately owned. Texas leads the nation and the world on imprisoning people. (Note: There are 2 Corrections Corporation facilities in John Bradley's county of Williamson in Central TX.)
    Also, Check out who receives Perry's awards from the Emerging Technology Funds and Texas Enterprise Funds -- his friends and contributors. Interesting how some of these business ventures have turned out.
    And don't worry, the pharmaceutical cos in TX still make money on our children in foster care. A class action lawsuit was filed 3/29/2011 in the US District Court for the Southern District of TX against Gov. Perry, Thomas Suehs, Commissioner of Health & Human Svcs & Anne Heiligenstein Dept of Family & Protective Svcs (in their official capacities) on behalf of 9 children in foster care. Worthy to note Heiligenstein was appointed by Perry. The Heiligensteins hail from John Bradley's county of Williamson. Her husband, Mike (now ex husband) is big into the toll road scene. He is currently the exec dir of CTRMA which is an independent gov agency relating to roads in Central TX.
    According to the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of these 9 children, very young children in TX foster care are forced to take psychotropic drugs. Some are reported to have been on as many as 5 different type psychotropic drugs.
    Bilderberg will get Perry in the oval office however, just watch. But I ask: IS THIS THE KIND OF LEADERSHIP WE WANT FOR OUR COUNTRY?

  5. Nice piece, Rick Perry would guarantee an Obama re-election, and frankly, I don't trust him...

  6. Just found this post today. I have been suspicious of Perry from the start, and you have just confirmed for me why. I am planning on posting something in regards to that on my commentary blog - and in doing so, I will be linking back here. Thank you for such valuable information!

  7. For a similar observation check out investigative journalist Vince Wade's well documented observations:

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