Theodore's World: Exclusive: Rick Perry Says It’s President Obama Who’s Soft, Not the American People ~ A Must See Video Great Interview

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October 01, 2011

Exclusive: Rick Perry Says It’s President Obama Who’s Soft, Not the American People ~ A Must See Video Great Interview

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In an exclusive interview, Rick Perry spoke to Carl Cameron about his record on immigration, the death of Anwar al-Awlaki, and Obama’s comments that Americans are “soft.”

Perry defended his strong record on immigration in Texas. He said that the problem is that the federal government has failed to secure the border, so as governor he has to deal with the problem.

He said that since illegal immigrants had already crossed the border, he had two options: to kick them to the curb or to educate them. The Texas legislature overwhelmingly voted to educate them. He said the real issue that people need to focus on is securing the border, which President Obama will not do.

Perry spoke about the death of Anwar al-Awlaki and attributed it to GItmo remaining open and allowing us to garner intelligence from its prisoners.

Of remarks made by President Obama that Americans are “soft,” Perry clarified that Americans have it “tough” because of this president. He went on to say, “Americans aren’t soft. We’ve got some bad policies on tax and regulation in Washington, D.C. that are kicking people out of jobs every day. That’s the real tragedy. What we’ve got is a soft president.”


Wild Thing's comment.........

This is a great interview!!! One that would be good to share with others that are interesting and close to making a decision.

Posted by Wild Thing at October 1, 2011 05:55 AM


Governor Perry didn't go far enough.

I will.

Here we have the President of the United States saying in a 29 Sep 2011 interview with WESH of NBC in Orlando:

"The way I think about it is, you know, this is a great, great country that had gotten a little soft and, you know, we didn't have that same competitive edge that we needed over the last couple of decades. We need to get back on track."

For nearly three years now this President has blamed his own trackless failures and protracted ineffectiveness on his predecessor, President Bush, when for two years his party had majorities and control of both the House and the Senate.

When that started to wear thin, he blamed a "particularly harsh Winter".

When it wasn't the snow anymore, he then blamed the Arab Spring, the uprisings in Egypt and the shortages of oil from Libya to Europe.

Then we were led to believe that his economic recovery plans of hundreds of billions in defecit spending could not withstand the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Tsunami in Japan, floods in the mid-west, and finally an earthquake and tropical storm both within a week.

He tells us that the villains are mother nature, big oil, wall street, corporations, the insurance industry, the millionaires and billionaires, congress, global warming and the Texas wild fires.

How are we are going to get back on track with an administration whose policies work contrary to an expanding economy and destroy job creation with a tired old failed philosophy of redistributive wealth by government ration with a Secretary of Agriculture whose sees his primary job as increasing participants in the SNAP Food Stamp program that number 43 million Americans ?

This a mindset that has been going on for decades alright, first manifested by the anti military hippie crowd that grew up and came of age in the 1960's like Hillary Clinton and her "It takes a Village" creed of sloth and deceit fully metastasized by her rival and fellow traveler now in the White House.

It is a collectivist creed that claims enlightened educations with a contrived and perverted revisionist account of America's noble history in the world while seeking a life of government ration for all of us where individual choices in life are made for you by collective central planners in Washington because you are incapable of making them for yourself.

A creed that does not believe in God and country. They are not American citizens but citizens of the world in a vile secular creed where environmentalism and equality trumps everything under the sun.

So now we are told by an American President that Americans have "gotten a little soft".

Is this leadership, or folly ?

Soft is the tyranny of inciting class envy making other people toil and work to make bread while others that don't, eat it, as Lincoln well warned us.

Soft is the folly of telling Americans that the collective will well provide for your individual healthcare.

Soft is the folly of telling teachers in our schools that the schoolwork of American schoolchildren will not be graded, that they will be mollycoddled, that there will be no score keeping in competitive sports and trophies will be handed out to every child.

Soft is allowing college admissions and advancement in work based not on the best educated, best talented, and best experienced but governed by group based quotas of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, not on the individual that you are.

Soft is the choice of seeing all the world through the prism of class and race and then disparaging anyone that disagrees with you as a bigot or racist.

Soft is not standing up to our enemies and not naming them for what they are in the name of political correctness, in appeasement, and in fear of reprisal.

Soft is blowing with prevailing winds and not standing up for and defending liberty, freedom and our allies and friends for decades like Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

Soft is growing an elite public sector of civil servants with a false sense of entitlement where a government job confers a lifetime of immunity from real life work environments with obscene pensions and benefits paid by private sector labor that will never see such high salaries and benefits, all leading to a certain collective fate of insolvency, default, bankruptcy and the ultimate betrayal of a declining currency and the wells of congress and the wells of municipal chambers across this country filled with unpaid bills.

One hundred years ago, Americans had rough and ready Teddy Roosevelt in the White House. A President who could relate well to an industrious populace of proud, productive self reliant Americans with the work ethic of a strapping lumberjack.

A century later, what have we but a President in pampers within an empty suit with an increasingly desolate voice who can better relate to an effete interior decorator with his own soft creed of mollycoddle, sloth, and deceit.

Ben Franklin once said, "House guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days".

Soft is repeating a shallow spineless rhetoric of mendacity that after nearly three years has gone stale, rancid and will soon fade out with little more than a whimper.

Posted by: Carlos at October 1, 2011 09:34 AM

Thank you Carlos for another fine reading. You state so well what I think but cannot articulate.

Gov. Perry really does get his ideas and message across except at debates. Well, obama was elected based on his smooth talking lies. I would rather have an elected leader who stumbles over words, but adheres to the principles of the free market and the govt. restrictions of The US Constitution.

Posted by: TomR, armed in Texas at October 1, 2011 02:57 PM

Thank you Carlos that was great.

Posted by: Wild Thing at October 1, 2011 11:47 PM

Tom, I agree so much, it is just the debates he messes up on.

Posted by: Wild Thing at October 1, 2011 11:48 PM