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Bernanke Out Under Perry

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Ever the thoughtful wordsmith, Governor Perry just noted on CNBC that he would not reappoint Bernanke. He reiterated his inflationary expectations line-of-reasoning and added that monetary policy shouldn't "cover bad fiscal policy". Once again the topic of independence and transparency was tripping off his tongue - Ben better start printing soon as time seems to be running out.

 

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Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:23 | 1721445 GeneMarchbanks
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RP 2012*

 

 

 

 

* I'll let you decide which RP I'm refering to.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:32 | 1721485 RemiG2010
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Can I vote Dick Half Man Half Machine Cheney 2012? *

 

*now counting all the votes down

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:34 | 1721489 GetZeeGold
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Sure you can........it''s not the USSA yet.

...........but they're working on it.

 

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:48 | 1721538 Comay Mierda
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Perry strategy = copy Ron Paul

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:54 | 1721558 RemiG2010
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So it's a very good strategy. RP has broad-based (and rising) support among young as well old voters, including active and retired millitary servicemen.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:36 | 1721855 whstlblwr
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We need hand counts. Or maybe ANONYMOUS will help vote LOL.

Electronic Voting Machines Can Be Hacked By Remote Control

http://www.salon.com/news/2012_elections/index.html?story=/politics/elec...

Everyone who use Diebold needs to gather signature to ban machine in their state.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:06 | 1721927 RemiG2010
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If I were you, I would not count on ANON. As to Wick Pewwy, he should stop listning to "RC-216" voice in left ear as he did during last debate. Maybe then, he will not make such a fool of himself! Just saying....

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:21 | 1722023 whstlblwr
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Rick Perry wants to take your land and put in electronic superhighway, NAFTA superhighway across America.

"American author and conservative activist Jerome Corsi vehemently opposed the Corridor and wrote a book called The Late Great USA, the coming merger with Mexico and Canada"

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:53 | 1722386 I Got Worms
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As a Texan, conservative, and an Aggie (Rick's alma mater), this guy is an absolute snake in the grass. He lost me with the Trans-Texas Corridor years ago, which in my opinion was the hightest form of treason. This dude is the worst kind of crony-capitalist, and he is not as popular in Texas as national media would lead you to believe. He was in a dogfight with a Ron Paul-type libertarian candidate named Debra Medina in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Unfortunately Glen Beck invited her on his show and did the bidding of TPTB and politically assasinated her by ambushing her with questions about her thoughts on 9/11 (yup, that was an important issue in the Texas governor's race). I'll never forgive Beck for that. Point is, Perry is all snake oil.

And as someone pointed out, he's a fucking Bilderberger. I'm firewalled from Youtube at work or I would post the Austin local news story about him attending the meeting 4 years ago in Istanbul (presumably to talk up the Trans-Texas Corridor/North American Union). Perhaps someone could link that below for others? Just type in Rick Perry and Bilderberg on YouTube and it will be one of the top hits.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 13:08 | 1722436 tgatliff
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Perry also has very little chance of winning the nomination.   Ron Paul is my personal favorite, but I realize that he is a poor public speaker.  He also has a nasty problem of telling the truth, which makes him a poor candidate for president.  The key is the economy, however.   Meaning, if the economy gets better the public will gravitate to a status-quo candidate of Perry or Romney.  If the economy continues to deteriate as most expect, then Cain and Ron Paul will build strength in numbers.

My hope is that Cain will continue to build traction.   His views are similar to RP, but he does not get caught up in the details like RP does.  Cain also has a more foksy and sound biteish way of conveying his message to the generic masses.  Cain / Paul 2011 would be a dream team ticket, in my mind.... :)

 

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 17:00 | 1723067 RemiG2010
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Cain / Paul 2012? Big win!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 13:37 | 1722614 EINSILVERGUY
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I can second that.  I'm appalled that Perry is an Aggie because I'm an Aggie and he certainly doesn't deliver the values of rural texans.    the TTC issue, his executive order on the HPV issue in state tuition position for illegals is at odds with the conservatives in texas. He is slick and cannot be trusted. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:00 | 1721593 tmosley
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So you're saying he's a predator posing as a housepet?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:24 | 1721678 FEDbuster
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The Federal Reserve System Out Under Paul

That should be your headline.  The charter is up for review and renewal in 2013 (every 100 years).  Ron Paul would lead the charge to eliminate the entire private corporation's monopoly on money and debt creation.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:12 | 1721799 Max Hunter
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Zackly... Rick Perry is a Zionist PIG!!  He would got to war in the ME for Israhell in a heartbeat.  This guy is bad.. bad.. bad news for Americans.. I'm certain they are far too stupid (as a whole) to realize this..

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:06 | 1722187 cranky-old-geezer
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Ron Paul would lead the charge to eliminate the entire private corporation's monopoly on money and debt creation.

Forget it.  Not gonna happen.  RP might lead the effort but it would fail in congress where most of them are owned by bankers.

No way are bankers going to give up control of the currency and lose their ability to transfer America's wealth to themselves ...exactly why they created the Fed.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:29 | 1722261 tmosley
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Eh?  He can fire Bernanke, and refuse to replace him.  

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:27 | 1722251 crazyjsmith
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Perry strategy = Whore / Corporate Prostitute

This guy makes George Bush look like Honest Abe. 

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:42 | 1722289 jmc8888
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Perry is a wall street whore.  He'll just shuffle the deck.

People should realize he was put into power and backed by Phil Graham, aka, Graham-Leach-Bliley, aka The repeal of Glass-Steagall.

 

Rick Perry is not only a complete dumbass, and a fascist, and unamerican, he's also a bigger wall street whore than Bush and Obama.

 

People should actually think what they are saying.

 

People should also remember, no monetary policy will get us out of our mess. Not Keynesian, Not Austrian, not OTHER.

 

Monetarism is the ideology that is causing our problems...because it's based off bullshit.

 

Glass-Steagall....not Rick Perry, the guy who will be run by the people that removed Glass-Steagall

 

Oh he'll get rid of Bernanke....as if Bernanke is the problem.  Bernanke is running someone's playbook, and doing his things to BENEFIT OTHERS.  Not the people.  But SOME people.

 

Rick Perry would put in a like person, a monetarist, of some sort.  After that it doesn't matter.   Because no monetarist knows how to fix our monetary problem....that foisted all this fraudulent debt into the system.   Remember it's fraud, thus it needs not be paid off, but canceled, via Glass-Steagall....the bill Perry's progenitors led the charge to repeal.

Do you want to know more?

 

Rick Perry and Glass-Steagall-Destroyer Phil Gramm: Joined at the Hip

http://www.larouchepac.com/node/19517

 

Rick Perry, Phil Gramm, and Economic Armegeddon
http://www.larouchepac.com/node/19516
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:11 | 1721631 I think I need ...
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hes full of shit......this endgame thing will have played out by the time he takes office anyway........the damage will have already been done to dollar holders

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:41 | 1721498 Popo
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Rick Perry is as bad as Bernanke himself.  He's a Bilderberger.   

What this statement means is that Bernanke wants to quit -- and he's already got a successor lined up.   The big banks will be sure to let Perry know who "their man" is and Perry will follow instructions like the good little pawn that he is.

Don't be fooled by this charade.

Remember:  There is no change you can believe in.   (Unless it involves a financial implosion and blood on the streets.   Anything else is a smooth handoff of power.)

Fool us once:  Shame on you.   Fool us twice:  Fuck off and die pig.  

We fell for the "Change" shit already.  Next time its going to need to be accompanied by a category 5 shitstorm to be believable.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:43 | 1721518 Cynical Sidney
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as far as rick perry goes, he's anti romney and i get it; i don't care for an anti mitt romney; in addition being the governor of texas makes perry unelectable, part from bad memories attributed to bush jr.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:45 | 1721524 Soul Train
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popo has got it right, Well done/

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:47 | 1721531 RemiG2010
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Remember: When all else fails VOTE from the rooftops. *

 

*found it on other forum

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:48 | 1721542 Ruffcut
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Bernanke Out(ed) (lying) Under(neath) Perry
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:17 | 1721815 saiybat
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It's beautiful to watch the country burn to the tune of American Idol and Dancing With the Stars. I fucking love the decadence. It's so imperial and everything about it screams extravagance. We need massive orgies out in the streets with lavish drinks until we're all too drunk to stand or fuck.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:44 | 1721884 UgglyBetty
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You are absolutely right Popo; however, regarding the "change" speech I would say that masses are going to buy the message time and again, no matter what. The populist speech always caters to that which the masses want to hear at any moment and that is the politicians' work, to say what the voters want to hear.
Besides, "hope" and "fear" are the two most powerful drivers to control and conduct the masses.
We in Argentina are fed up of Peronist speech, always the same b**shit for 60 years now, generation after generation, and it goes on and on. People but it time and again. We have already been through bloodbaths, financial instability every 7/8 years, destruction of productivity, social unrest, utter moral decadence, etc etc and the populist thing is still there. Perhaps we really need a real civil war, not the ones we had in these 60 years, but a real, devastating one to finally learn...
So I guess we are boiled frogs now... hopefully you Americans wake up before an Argentina-like decadence hits you...

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:23 | 1722029 YHC-FTSE
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Of course Perry wouldn't appoint Bernanke. That would be like two whores fighting over the same turf. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:44 | 1721521 chubbar
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OT, but while they have us looking at this political circle jerk the congress is trying to pass a bill that allows the stealing our land.

"The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a dangerous bill that should have all of us in Montana - and especially those of us in the northern tier - on high alert. It's called the National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act (H.R. 1505 if you want to look it up yourself), and it gives the federal government sweeping new power to shut down our public lands

The National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act is co-sponsored by Rep. Denny Rehberg, and it is exactly the kind of Big Government Montanans don't tolerate. All of us should be up in arms over the prospect of this bill. It infringes on our constitutional rights in the name of freedom - much like the controversial REAL ID Act. In fact, this bill builds off of REAL ID.

What exactly does the bill do?

• It gives the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authority to seize immediate control of all public land, undermining all rights we have on those lands.

DHS could shut down any recreational activities, grazing, hunting, fishing, logging projects - you name it. The department would be allowed to do whatever it wants to gain what it determines to be "operational control" of any of our international borders.

That means bureaucrats could build roads, fences and even buildings wherever and whenever they want - without public input or due process - and even if it impacts your private land.

• It waives 36 public land and environmental laws - including the Farmland Protection Policy Act - on all federal, state and private lands "within 100 miles of the international land and maritime borders of the United States."

If you look at a map of Montana, that's the entire top third of our state. It's the entire Hi-Line, most of the Missouri River and the Flathead Valley, all of Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness, several national forests and five of the seven Indian nations in Montana.

• It would give unprecedented power to the secretary of Homeland Security. Under the bill, the secretaries of Interior and Agriculture, who oversee Forest Service and BLM lands, "shall not impede, prohibit, or restrict activities of the Secretary of Homeland Security."

And this Rehberg-sponsored bill exempts these activities from court review. Now that's what you call a federal land grab. No wonder the lawmakers behind this bill are quietly trying to push it through Congress.

If they get their way, the federal government would have incredible power to stop timber sales on Forest Service land. DHS could prevent us from snowmobiling or fishing or hunting in our forests. The department could prevent grazing on the C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. Bureaucrats could kick all the cattle off of BLM land. It would be able to shut down Glacier National Park indefinitely.

The Department of Homeland Security would also have the right to ignore all tribal protections for sacred sites. Why? The laws protecting these sites could be ignored.

I'm not the only one concerned about the National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act. Constitutional scholar John Leshy says the act "is the most breathtakingly extreme legislative proposal" he has ever seen because "it would effectively arm 200,000 Department of Homeland Security employees and their contractors with unilateral power to do what they want, without any advance notice, check or process, over vast areas of federal land."

http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/opinions/article_0d5141c8-e95d-11e0-a7ae-001cc4c03286.html

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:51 | 1721559 snowball777
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They already have eminent domain...and you fly-fishing twinks should be glad you get disproportionate representation in the Senate in the first place.

Fuck Baucus.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:13 | 1721966 Woodyg
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It should be Fuck baucus AND rehberg - both sides are neo-fascist pigs playing the good cop / bad cop 3 card monte on you to make you think there's a difference.

And to be 'over represented' would mean baucus is on 'our' side - when it's plain to see he's just another corporate whore.

Montana also has one of the larget Under represented House seats - one seat for a million people.

And why make fun of people catching and hunting their own food - you latte sniffing city dweller -

In a few years You'll probably be wishing you knew how to gather your own food.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:27 | 1722039 snowball777
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I grew up using a .308 and routinely spot deer from my back porch; only morons think outsmarting a fish counts as 'sport'.

You voted for the asshole, not me.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:31 | 1722042 Woodyg
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I didn't vote for the asshole - but feel free to make shit up in your head and attribute it to others.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:32 | 1722043 Woodyg
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I didn't vote for the asshole - but feel free to make shit up in your head and attribute it to others.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:15 | 1721809 pods
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Sorry, "public lands" are not OUR lands. It is the property of the US government.

To pretend otherwise is folly.

pods

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 13:37 | 1722612 Cathartes Aura
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"property of the US government" - as are the majority of the numbered citizens - property propping up the .gov.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:12 | 1721800 bxy
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Probably not the johnny come lately "fed hawk" poser

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:12 | 1721803 DavosSherman
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Bernanke out under Perry.

Fed out under Ron Paul.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:53 | 1722121 Never_Put_Down
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I'll be very surprised if Perry is even in the picture, yet alone having to dump Bernanke

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 13:16 | 1722503 LongBalls
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I will admit that I only read the headline. But I don't need to read the article because if it's just the Bernank and not the system it's nothing but feces of the mouth. END THE FED!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:22 | 1721446 Dolemite
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Rick Perry just on CNBC got pressed on how he would fix SS and his feed cut out as he goes "uhhhh"
hahhaha "I DUNNO PULL THE PLUG PULL IT!!!!!" 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:23 | 1721450 Dolemite
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Now back on, composed, mouthpiecing for his masters.
Love it 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:26 | 1721460 Smiddywesson
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You mean Rick Bilderburg Perry?  That Rick Perry?

TPTB have their minions on both sides of every issue. 

Bernanke has done the devil's work, TPTB don't care about him.  I doubt he even wants to be reappointed.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:25 | 1721682 Bicycle Repairman
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Parry's handlers don't want him to say 'ponzi' again.  It wrecks the brandname.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 13:40 | 1722626 Cathartes Aura
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and as Bernanke's "brandname" grows more tarnished, soon time to roll out a BRAND NEW IMPROVED version to pretend "change" is taking place, when in fact, it's always business as usual in amrka.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:22 | 1721448 Cynical Sidney
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bernanke out under perry

FED out under ron paul

 

think i'll go with dr. paul thank u very much

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:29 | 1721473 Smiddywesson
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Absolutely.  TPTB want to divert our attention to scapegoats, like it really matters who heads the Fed, or which tool they put in the Treasury.  They ALL work for TPTB.  Don't vote for anyone who takes your eye off the ball and points to scapegoats.  The system has to be dismantled, no minion of TPTB will make that a campaign issue.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:23 | 1721449 cossack55
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He would have gotten my support if he had said to convict and execute the swine for treason.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:23 | 1721451 Momauguin Joe
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Bank of America. They can help.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:42 | 1721512 GetZeeGold
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It's actually Buffett pulling the strings......but don't tell anyone.

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:23 | 1721452 101 years and c...
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we'll get qe3 at S&P 900-950....or else, deflation will attack the US and kill millions of people!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:24 | 1721455 sabra1
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oBLAHma out under Perry would guarantee a victory!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:46 | 1721523 Nascent_Variable
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A Perry or Romney win would be no different from an Obama win.  The tone of the conversation will change, but not the actual policy.  All of them are empty suits who take their marching orders from special interests.

Ron Paul is the only candidate worth voting for.  Everyone else, democrat or republican, is just more of the same.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:16 | 1721656 ljag
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I can't believe ZHers are actually talking about 'elections'.  Who was it that said "it is not who wins the vote, it's who COUNTS the vote"......Stalin maybe??

 

Get a grip, folks. The R vs. D's 2 party system was created to amuse us and make us think we actually have a say in who wins and what that winner's policies will be. Geeesh!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:33 | 1722052 whstlblwr
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Stalin! LOL, he did not have reason to say this, oh no! Get off fucking floor and make sure election are open, fair. Ban Diebold machine, force hand count.

Gather signatures to ban machine. We can change corruption. We have power if not too lazy. Or you rather try to convince ZH people to stay home, votes not matter, LOL!!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 15:44 | 1723397 bid the soldier...
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I don't know if the first Mayor Daley said it. I'm pretty sure he did it.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:24 | 1721456 Quinvarius
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The paper money ends up worthless whether you print more or not.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:24 | 1721457 BigInJapan
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Perry / Paul ticket in 2012 would be unbeatable, as would be a Cain / West ticket.

Suck it Fed. SUCK IT!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:47 | 1721532 snowball777
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You really should ease up on the cocaine...they can only grow coca so fast.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:51 | 1721554 fnord
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Perry / Paul ticket in 2012 would be unbeatable

Not that I expect anybody with authority to care about the constitution with regards to elections, but does either of them have any valid claim to residency out of Texas, and if not is there any chance in hell of a Republican ticket winning without Texas' electoral votes? I wonder which Texan will get the can if it comes to that.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:10 | 1721795 DosZap
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Romney/Cain, w/ Rubio for V.P..........................the way it plays out.

You GET nowhere in the GOP, or DM Whoredom unless picked by the Back Room Boys.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:25 | 1721458 eigenvalue
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He is a politician. Politicians are good at making empty promises. Just look at Obummer. He promised to change but what did he change? He only made things much worse. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:27 | 1721465 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Obama does what he is told to do.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:32 | 1721486 LongSoupLine
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...by, unions, Buffett and Gold Sacks

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:34 | 1721490 Medea
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They all do what they are told to do.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:26 | 1721463 kito
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all the more reason you will never see another qe. the fed would rather save itself than go down with this country. hyperinflationists better find a day job.....

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:28 | 1721471 dwdollar
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If you think they wouldn't try another central bank after a FED failure, you're kidding yourself.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:44 | 1721520 kito
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"another" central bank? would that be the "new and improved" version of the old? would it be the regeneration of the head that was just lopped off the monster that never died? puuleeeeeasssee. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:25 | 1721683 Ryman1075
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We have done it before...

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:26 | 1721464 dwdollar
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Now that Perry's popularity among the Neocons is declining, he's trying to steal RP's supporters.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:28 | 1721693 Bicycle Repairman
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If Parry starts to gain support and move towards the nomination, his popularity among neo-cons will magically undecline.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:27 | 1721466 buzzsaw99
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He didn't say the magic words: End the Fed

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:33 | 1721488 Smiddywesson
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He didn't say the magic words: End the Fed

Nor will he ever. If he does, than I will admit I was wrong about him, but until then, he is in my opinion just another minion of TPTB. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:47 | 1721533 kito
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even if he said end the fed, that vacuous plastic weasel could never be taken for his word.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:27 | 1721468 dcb
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I's not just his printing money thing, it's his complete failure as his role as a regulator of the banks with the fed under his and greenspan's watch. Perry should talk about this ass well. the many warnings he received and didn't act on, and the whole being wrong about subprime contained thing. he doesn't deserve the job because he has bee nad continues to be a monumental failure, plus he has no trust of the american people with something like 80 percent against him. His appoinment by Obama and Geithner are the two major reasons I am not voting for Obama again. Then add the continued endless wars. I'll take my chance with a right wing nut job  over Obama. Plus I know many liberals who just won't vote for Obama out of principle for these same reasons.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:33 | 1721483 Quinvarius
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Yeah.  It is easy to throw around slogans and buzzwords.  But the reality is the whole fractional reserve banking system needs an overhaul as well as going back to a gold standard.  Perry can parrot Paul's greatest hits.  He can say the toilet is stinky.  But he doesn't understand the plumbing.  Paul does.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:44 | 1721519 snowball777
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Box of rocks: smarter than you.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 15:37 | 1723338 bid the soldier...
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"his complete failure as his role as a regulator of the banks with the fed under his and greenspan's watch."

How was he regulator of the banks under Greenspan's watch?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:27 | 1721469 Pig Brotha
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Perry - "If elected I will administer a Texas Tour to Bernanke"

 

Texes Tour - Tie an individual to the back bumper of a pickup and drive wildly until subject is quite dead

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:27 | 1721470 israhole
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Rick Perry is an idiot.  Bernanke isn't the problem, the criminal Fed is what has to go.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:30 | 1721472 Salty Dawg
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A warning shot just crossed the bow of the Bernank. Both Governors CNBC had on this morning have stood for exactly the opposite of what the fed and the like stand for. Fla gov and Tx gov. What's going on? RP lost his ass in the polls after last debate, and I believe he's going nuclear on banking system. This should be good.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:42 | 1721515 snowball777
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The enemy of my enemy....is just another triangulating douche.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:29 | 1721474 Arius
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"Ben better start printing soon as time seems to be running out""

nope .... plenty of time .... obama gets reelected ... ben gets reappointed!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:30 | 1721475 dick cheneys ghost
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Perry woulkd appoint whoever wall street told him to appoint..............

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:37 | 1721500 Medea
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Don't you mean "a highly regarded member of the business and financial community"?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:30 | 1721476 jdelano
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got this email from my brother who works at massey knakal this morning.  Surpised it hasn't made more headlines...

 

"So I was wondering aloud in the office today about the seemingly large increase in Israeli/asian buyers over the past year. The guy sitting next to me goes “oh its mostly because of EB5”. I had no idea about this program, but apparently it is massive and responsible for a ton of new projects (george Washington bridge update, metro hotel) etc. Basically if you invest 500k and create “10-20” jobs, you get one green-card. But there’s no checks and balances on the money, so apparently people are syndicating deals, where 5-10 chinese put a few grand into a project, get a green card, sell the project, send money back to china, and repeat. Am I the only one that had no clue about this program? The old one just got you a visa, they updated program last year apparently to be full greencard status."

 

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:30 | 1721481 dwdollar
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I'd like to know who Perry thinks he's fooling.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:40 | 1721504 snowball777
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Texans, mostly.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:03 | 1721598 pops
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Not all of them. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:07 | 1721612 snowball777
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Ann, is that you? ;)

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:59 | 1721778 mahalopamala
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That's right!  Here in Ron Paul's congressional district 14- We support  Dr. Ron (End the FED) Paul.  The only candidate not associated with the banking cartel or big pharma or ......etc.

Dr. Paul has never been co-opted- though his original movement in 2007 to wake up college students to what is happening in america was co-opted by the Neocons- ever heard of a little think called the tea party?  Since 2008 it was stolen.  However, Dr. RP is still going to college campuses and speaking. For a good, recent speech try LSU speech clip on you tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWkve9kRzEc

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:32 | 1721484 lizzy36
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Please.

Perry is a fricking republican suffering from some sort of memory deficit. Gop couldn't get enough of Allan Greenspan, and yet some how Bernanke is bad. To be clear not supporting either man, just can't stand the hypocrisy of a Ken Doll candidate who suffers from recency bias.

How about those fresh ideas that worked so well over the last 20 years, deregulation, more tax breaks for the rich and repatriation of US profits. 

Regulation BAD. Job Killing. Because as we all know the free unregulated markets worked wonders over the last 10 years. Brilliant.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:57 | 1721582 bugs_
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Perry is a RINO who has called his own "base" heartless.   That won't be forgotten by the base and its over for perry.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:09 | 1721626 Hobbleknee
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What was deregulated?  Please enlighten us. It must be a huge list.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:00 | 1721779 Moe Howard
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The silence is deafening. 

Another talking points idiot.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:47 | 1721898 The Big Ching-aso
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"Silence, peasants!"

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:37 | 1721499 fdisk
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Let's rephrase that Bernank will not reappoint Perry.
Perry is doomed anyhow.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:40 | 1721503 snowball777
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The astute will note that Perry has said nothing about abolishing the Fed Reserve, only the current chairman. I'm sure his puppetmasters have just the guy for the job.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 15:27 | 1723314 bid the soldier...
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Grover Norquist. :o)

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:41 | 1721507 holdbuysell
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If he had said "Federal Reserve out" then I might have taken notice.

Rick Perry is a Bilderberger shill and nothing more.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:42 | 1721509 youngman
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The little liberal asked Perry if taxing millionares was a job killer....Perry wafled...he should have just said YES......that is the correct answer...easy and straight forward....its too bad he could not be that clear...and that is why he lost my support...we need someone right now that has a backbone...not a teleprompter..someone who knows balck and white...not grey....I am dissapointed....He was accused of the Ponzi scheme again...it is ..he should of explained it as a Ponzi scheme....why hide from it...attack the liberal reporters...don´t cower....he did...

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:19 | 1721662 Hobbleknee
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He was Al Gore's campaign manager in Texas. Need I say more?  Ok, he also supported Hillary Care®.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:33 | 1721707 Bicycle Repairman
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Parry has the mental and moral flexibility necessary to be president.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:41 | 1721510 swissaustrian
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Great to see that the ZH crowd doesn´t buy the snake´s rhetoric.

Thumbs up, bitchez!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:42 | 1721514 Catullus
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Reappoint was the key word. They're trying to pin Bernanke and anything associated with the handling of the economy as an Obama appointment, which he is. Democrats, you're inexorablly tied to the performance of the economy for the next year. Should have thrown some people in jail when you had the chance.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:53 | 1721525 lieutenantjohnchard
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it's a good start. somebody must - must - step up and do it. how about ron paul for chairman, if not elected? or sec'y treasury? we could call ron paul the chairprince.

or gentleman jim sinclair sec'y treasury? unrealistic, but fun to think about.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:55 | 1721918 optimator
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If Dr. Paul were ever to be elected FED Chairman I'd put most of my money in El Al Airline stock.  Even a hint of it would start lining them up at the JFK ticket line.  Is there any profit in only one way airline fares?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:37 | 1722068 lieutenantjohnchard
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i think what you're saying is that many us citizens with dual citizenship would bail?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:45 | 1721526 billwilson
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If Perry wins the clock will have run out. Nighty nighty.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:47 | 1721534 DavosSherman
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Like Ron Paul would even re-appoint the Federal Reserve System.

 

Perry is another effing moron.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:47 | 1721537 Sambo
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American elections have become a joke. It was rigged in 2000; then re-electing the clown in 2004, then another jester joins the potus club in 2008. If Perry gets elected he will put some TPTB candidate in charge of the Fed. Ron Paul's dream of ending the Fed will be taken to the grave.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:57 | 1721583 snowball777
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I don't believe Dr. Paul is electable as President in the US (mostly the fault of the US, not him), but he's still a champion of important ideals and the fanfare around his campaign is proof that those ideals resonate with people; those supporters won't forget what they've learned and believe to be true just because one man passes on.

If you really think that noone else in a country of 320M can take up that mantle (not even his son?), you're fooling yourself.

All men die, but ideas are much harder to kill.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:09 | 1721624 Jeep In Mud
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We got it easy with Dr. Paul.  30 year voting record to see if he is consistent.  It will take another 30 years to get someone that has as good a record.  So far he is the only one of 435 I would vote for.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:16 | 1721655 snowball777
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I only agree with about 60% of his platform, but ending the Fed and the wars is definitely in that 60%. It's telling that Paul can even strike a chord with people like me from "the other side of the aisle", ideologically speaking.

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:53 | 1721567 tmosley
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I am somehow reminded of the "Ginger Kids" episode of South Park.

"You know what you guys?  I just realized something, maybe we SHOULDN'T get rid of the central bankers?  Maybe we should all learn to get along with each other?"

"What did that guy just whisper in your ear?"

"Huh?"

"You were all "Let's kill the bankers", then he whispered something in your ear, and now you don't want to.  What did he say."

"Oh nothing, it was a joke from a while ago."

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:56 | 1721580 EvlTheCat
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Better article title:

"FED Out Under Ron Paul"

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 08:58 | 1721584 bugs_
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Hey Governor thats a heartless thing to say about Uncle Ben.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:06 | 1721604 Hobbleknee
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Rick Perry is:

a) a neocon.

b) a poorly disguised Democrat.

c) an NWO puppet.

d) all of the above.

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:09 | 1721623 snowball777
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e) full of himself

f) a complete douche

g) a pandering demagogue

h) a hypocrite

i) a secessionist

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:21 | 1721670 Hobbleknee
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Secessionist is all talk.  He guzzles Federal donkey.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:51 | 1721758 snowball777
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Hence "h)"

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:21 | 1721826 tamboo
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guzzles indeed.

http://i.imgur.com/rgcXm.gif

paul wont run as a third party candidate. game over.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:20 | 1721666 Hobbleknee
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D, bitchez!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:06 | 1721608 rambler6421
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Rick perry is (d) all of the above.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:08 | 1721617 trampstamp
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Perry is toast!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:11 | 1721625 virgilcaine
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ans..  C..  NWO Puppet.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:12 | 1721633 mess nonster
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Rick Perry's job is to act crazy- and he's got the talent. His orders are to act so fucking crazy that he'll drive the voters into Romey's camp, who will seem the paragon of sanity by comparison.

Ron Paul's job, on the other hand, is to  siphon off those who vote their conscience. Think about it-  now a Republican pollster can say, "There's 15% who can't be fooled or bamboozled. Let's isolate them and then that group is irrelevant, from a statistical perspective."

The twist- between now and the convention, some mind-blowing scandal will destroy Romney, and Romney 2.0 will step in, the invisible man Huntsman, who is prettier, smarter, and even slicker tha Obama. If you want a sneak peak at your new puppet preisdent, take a good look at Huntsman. He'll be cheerleading the NWO through 2016.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:04 | 1721786 Moe Howard
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Huntsman is Obama in whiteface.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:20 | 1721820 The Big Ching-aso
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You know it would just be so much easier to rig the voting machines and be done with it.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:15 | 1721640 Bill Lumbergh
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Anyone have thoughts on the recent talk of a Ron Paul/Jesse Ventura ticket should Ron not win the Republication nomination and instead run as a Libertarian and win that nomination?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:21 | 1721669 Robslob
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Yes...my thought is that would be great!

 

Then wait for Liberterians to labled Terrorist shortly after.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:46 | 1721743 Bill Lumbergh
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I am with you...Jesse is a straight-shooter and sees the two-party system as simply a mirage of choice.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:22 | 1721825 The Big Ching-aso
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Speaking of straight shooters, I haven't heard much from Barney Frank lately.   I wonder what's gotten into him?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:27 | 1721839 tamboo
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:18 | 1721660 PulauHantu29
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Unless ben rpints and weakens the dollar unemployment may rise even more...strong dollar crushes jobs.....and also slows exports.....

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:32 | 1721702 fwchiro
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Good golly, this is like listening to a group of middle schoolers gossiping about who's cool.  No one that is going to CHANGE things is going to get elected!  Don't believe the nonsense about how here in the US we are so special because we have a peaceful handoff of power every 4/8 years and that is SOOO unique in the world.  There is no handoff of power, just a change in actors on stage.  Power is only taken and it often involves bloodshed unfortunately.  Talk about ideas which can be argued on their merits, not about men which are fallible.  Sorry for being a bit cranky, just haven't yet had my coffee (mental note: add more coffee and lead to preps)

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:40 | 1721728 Tuco Benedicto ...
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Mr. Gardasil is a dead duck and it couldn't happen to a better former American now globalist!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:38 | 1721716 Nothing To See Here
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Rick Perry :

"Listen, there is this central bank over there and I heard it's bad (*why exactly?*). We should fire its CEO (*sounds good*). You know, inflation isnt fun (*I don't care but I'm campaigning*) and keynsiansismnis (*what's that again? I heard Ron Paul talk about it*) is a failure (*or so Ron Paul says*). We (*I*) need to talk about monetary policy because it's important (*rather because I want to usurp Ron Paul's turf*). Thank (*fuck*) you.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:38 | 1721718 rambler6421
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Rick Perry is

(a) Puppet of the NWO

(b) a bilderberger

(c) flip flopper

(d) a bisexual

(E) all of the above

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:39 | 1721724 Infinite QE
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I think Perry forgot the power structure: owner of the Federal Reserve places Presidents. Not vice-versa.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:41 | 1721731 I am a Man I am...
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Wow, a politician telling the people what they want to hear so they can get elected.  This will fool Texas housewives but that is about it.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:44 | 1721737 saiybat
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Rick Perry is full of shit. He'll privatize social security because what good is a ponzi scheme if it isn't in private hands. Imagine having all that cash to pump and dump on the market and then when it's all gone them terrorists did it. At least the old when they're thrown out on the streets can take some consolation in that for the rest of their short lives before the cold, hunger, and sickness takes them.

All of them are full of shit but Rick Perry is the king of bullshit. The circus is in town folks, and the clowns are running loose. I have no idea why people vote for these parasitic career politicians. They're all a joke and none of them should be taken seriously just laughed at. Elections should be treated like they are; reality shows. There's some good politicians like Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich but the election process is so farcical that they just stick out like sore thumbs in the company of clowns.

 

Having said all that Rick Perry is definitely Presidential material. Either him or Romney are fit the be the clown-in-chief or a continuation of Obama. I'm not in the loop so I can't speak with much authority on who they've decided. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:09 | 1721792 Alea Iactaest
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"Imagine having all that cash to pump and dump on the market"

 

Um, what cash exactly?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 11:38 | 1722077 saiybat
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There's $2.2 trillion in the balance sitting around doing nothing. Last year SS brought in a revenue of $677 billion and spent $584 billion. It's not in the hole yet and that's enough cash to create bubbles them burst them overnight to make loads of money. There's people that want that money to play with and they'll get it. If Margaret Thratcher could privatize social programs in the UK just imagine what a Perry or Romney could do. It's going to happen just watch. They'll call it capitalism and that'll be the biggest joke of it all.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:59 | 1721777 jjsilver
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The president has no say in the matter

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:02 | 1721782 jjsilver
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All this shows is that Perry is owned. The only solution is to abolish the Fed and return the control of money to congress where it lawfully belongs!!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:03 | 1721785 Zodiac
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Perry reminds me of Jethro Bodine (Jed Clampett's nephew).  Kinda even looks like Jethro.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:15 | 1721811 Moe Howard
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Secret Agent Double-naught seven.

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