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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

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    I have no idea what you are talking about as you continue to ignore the basic point, ANY GOVERNOR HAS THE RIGHT TO VETO LEGISLATION FOR ANY REASON.............!!!!!
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    Governors can veto bills because someone paid them to veto a bill?
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    Is the 'someone paid them to veto a bill' part factual or conjecture?

    Yeah, I can see where this Republican's troubles will be trumpeted across the media where as Cuomo's scandal be confined to the back pages, if covered at all.
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    Can a Governor veto a bill because he was bribed to do so?
    Show your evidence that bribery has taken place. Show your evidence that Perry took a bribe.

    Otherwise it's little more than your conjecture and casting unwarranted and unfounded aspersions.
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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    Show your evidence that bribery has taken place. Show your evidence that Perry took a bribe.

    Otherwise it's little more than your conjecture and casting unwarranted and unfounded aspersions.
    Now you have done it, asking a liberal for proof? Their opinions are all the proof they ever need. Don't expect an answer

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    **Dana points at this thread**
    Then Dana fails at supporting his assertion.
    Which your inability to support your assertion was already known, hence the question in the first place.
    You were speaking nonsense as no Conservatives were screaming "bloody murder at the indictment of Rick Perry".
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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    Hence, the reason I continue to make the distinction between "duly elected official" and someone appointed to their position by the Governor. Gov. Perry can't fire her and he can't force her to resign through humiliation. So, what's next? Strong-arm her, and it would appear he's hiding behind TX coercion law to do it. Still, I think folks should really start asking themselves "Why her"? And now that you've mentioned it, if DA Lehmberg does come under the control of the county commissioner, wouldn't it make sense to go through him to get her fired than to try and bully her into do so from the executive office?

    People really need to start thinking about this beyond the politics of the moment. I'm hard pressed to believe Perry would want her out just because he thinks her drunk driving/DUI conviction violates the public trust, honor and integrity the voters placed in her. His actions makes me wonder if Gov. Perry either has something to hide or something to gain and he's trying to get this woman out of power before the beans are spilled.
    I'm not ready to draw any conclusions yet. But Lehmberg should have resigned, and I mean immediately. In any other county but Travis County, maybe she would've. From Slate:

    Police found an open vodka bottle in the car and arrested her. She verbally berated the arresting officers, and she didn’t stop the verbal abuse when she got to jail. Lehmberg was strapped into a restraining chair. Hours after her arrest, she blew a .239, almost three times the legal limit. Lehmberg’s jailers starting filming her, as they sometimes do with uncooperative detainees. That footage quickly found its way into the hands of media outlets. It’s incredibly embarrassing stuff—from Lehmberg’s thinly veiled threats against sheriff’s deputies, to her repeated requests to call Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton (“He’s not going to let me sit in jail all night”) to the placement of a hood, commonly known as a “spit mask,” on Lehmberg’s head. She ultimately pleaded guilty and served about half of a 45-day jail term. Calls for Lehmberg to resign started circulating immediately. She didn’t.

    Rick Perry Indicted After Cutting the Funding for a State Corruption Investigation

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    17 GIFs of a Drunk DA at the Heart of Indictment Charges Show Why Rick Perry Wanted Her to Resign

    Look at this fat pig acting up at the police station. Off with her head!
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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    I'm not ready to draw any conclusions yet. But Lehmberg should have resigned, and I mean immediately. In any other county but Travis County, maybe she would've. From Slate:

    Police found an open vodka bottle in the car and arrested her. She verbally berated the arresting officers, and she didn’t stop the verbal abuse when she got to jail. Lehmberg was strapped into a restraining chair. Hours after her arrest, she blew a .239, almost three times the legal limit. Lehmberg’s jailers starting filming her, as they sometimes do with uncooperative detainees. That footage quickly found its way into the hands of media outlets. It’s incredibly embarrassing stuff—from Lehmberg’s thinly veiled threats against sheriff’s deputies, to her repeated requests to call Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton (“He’s not going to let me sit in jail all night”) to the placement of a hood, commonly known as a “spit mask,” on Lehmberg’s head. She ultimately pleaded guilty and served about half of a 45-day jail term. Calls for Lehmberg to resign started circulating immediately. She didn’t.

    Rick Perry Indicted After Cutting the Funding for a State Corruption Investigation
    Isn't a criminal conviction ground to be disbarred?

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Oh puh-lease. Perry has been giving Texas away to anyone who will come there. There is a reason why corporations would want to accept all of that free corporate welfare. Meanwhile....Texas is tied with Mississippi for having the highest percentage of minimum wage jobs in the entire US. You might want to get your facts straight next time before commenting.

    Wait a minute. Offering tax incentives to lure in new investment is " giving the State away " ?? New York is running National adds promising Businesses that relocate there a 10 year tax exemption.

    So is Michigan.

    Your description is ridiculous.

    And Texas leads the Nation in Jobs created across ALL income levels.

    That includes High paying jobs.

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

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    Hold your breath while you wait.

    That should make your life interesting.

    I don't hate Rick Perry, I'd just like to see him do a perp' walk in a striped jumpsuit
    You hate him because ......?

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    Re: Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power for carrying out threat to veto prose

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    Show your evidence that bribery has taken place. Show your evidence that Perry took a bribe.

    Otherwise it's little more than your conjecture and casting unwarranted and unfounded aspersions.
    It pains me to do it, but to be fair to Sangha he didn't claim that Perry took a bribe. If you look back, he originally said "Can a Governor veto a bill because he was bribed to do so?" in response to a poster claiming that a Governor can legally veto any bill for any reason. He was asking the hypothetical, not laying a charge.
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