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  • Don't Mess With Texas

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHrIxc-QyE[/youtube]

    In the video above, Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) offers support for a bipartisan resolution in the Texas legislature in support of states’ rights under the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Governor Perry says:  “I believe that our federal government has become oppressive in its size, its intrusion into the lives of our citizens, and its interference with the affairs of our state.”

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    9 Responses to Don't Mess With Texas

    1. Ozzy6900, CT says:

      The 10th Ammendment:

      The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

      Sounds simple enough! But be careful, Texas! You are going up against the Obama Liberal Administration and they may not like you for that!

    2. Desmond Taylor Houst says:

      I am so glad that Governor Perry is doing the 'right' thing at last !

    3. Intelligence Report, says:

      The Obama administration and congress are out of control!

      And before it is over.Obama and congress will run rough shod over the constitution so many times,without giving it a thought!

      People of this country regardless of party need to take a good look at what the federal government is really doing!

    4. Andrea; Ohio says:

      Another reason to love Texas. Lead the way!

      DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS!

    5. J.C. Hughes, Texas says:

      I totally support of our governor's refusal to participate in the Beltway demagogues' con job. His use of the term "oppression" is absolutely correct. With the Obama administration and congressional majority, it's only going to get worse. As a Texan, I've always stood for states' rights. Let's reaffirm (repair) the foundation of our great republic.

    6. Bob, Michigan says:

      I'm proud of Texas and Gov. Perry. Michigan – take note. Compare the Texas economy to ours and then review the policies: there is a correlation. Where there are strong liberal policies, there is strife and misery.

    7. Mae, Dallas, TX says:

      right on Governor Perry ! No need for warnings to us for taking a stand against this president and his administration as he hopefully won't get

      re-elected. The Texas Constitution must be upheld by resisting the grab for power by the president and the federal government!

    8. Charles,Texas says:

      Considering today's political climate & the lack of intestinal fortitude, I salute Gov. Perry. He has made a lot of Americans proud that someone isn't being "politically correct" in regards to the regime in D.C.

    9. mark elder, texarkan says:

      Watch and wait!

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