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    'It's time for a new person,' U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison says

    Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the U.S. Senate.
    "I have known since 2006 that I wouldn't seek another term," the senator said in a telephone interview. "I wanted to announce it on my own terms and in my own way
    But there is more behind the scenes. Kay Bailey Hutchinson is the first Tea Party scalp to be taken in the 2012 election cycle, as ideologues in the party push harder for "purity". Among Republicans, her numbers are way down, as evidenced by her abortive bid to unseat Rick Perry in the Texas gubernatorial primary. And there is a huge wave of party purists standing in line to be the next Senator from Texas.

    The bad news is that Hutchinson lost to a man who can only be described as a Socialist, rather than a Conservative. Perry raised taxes on cigarettes, attempted to force schoolgirls in Texas to receive vaccinations that had not been tested yet on humans, gave Mexican trucks with bald tires and bad brakes unfettered access to Texas highways without having the inspections that US trucks are required to undergo, gave the order to execute an innocent man, and then attempted to cover up his "crime" by firing every member of the forensics board, and replacing them with his political cronies, abusing his office by using taxpayer money for personal pleasure, including keeping expensive wines stocked from his personal wine list, knowingly allowed child abuse to occur at a Texas juvenile facility, firing the director only when a report on the abuse was made public, more than half a year after he became aware of the problem, and used state employees to work on his campaign, a crime which only came to light after one of his staffers accidentally released a work schedule, showing the employees on Rick's reelection payroll, at taxpayer expense, doing his reelection work when they were supposed to be doing the state's business.

    The good news? I believe that the Tea Party is going to be gunning for him too.

    I also believe that Perry is going to explore a presidential run. If he does run, it won't last long, as reports of his abuses of power while Governor wipe out any snowball's chance in hell he might actually have.

    Article is here.
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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    But there is more behind the scenes. Kay Bailey Hutchinson is the first Tea Party scalp to be taken in the 2012 election cycle, as ideologues in the party push harder for "purity". Among Republicans, her numbers are way down, as evidenced by her abortive bid to unseat Rick Perry in the Texas gubernatorial primary. And there is a huge wave of party purists standing in line to be the next Senator from Texas.

    The bad news is that Hutchinson lost to a man who can only be described as a Socialist, rather than a Conservative. Perry raised taxes on cigarettes, attempted to force schoolgirls in Texas to receive vaccinations that had not been tested yet on humans, gave Mexican trucks with bald tires and bad brakes unfettered access to Texas highways without having the inspections that US trucks are required to undergo, gave the order to execute an innocent man, and then attempted to cover up his "crime" by firing every member of the forensics board, and replacing them with his political cronies, abusing his office by using taxpayer money for personal pleasure, including keeping expensive wines stocked from his personal wine list, knowingly allowed child abuse to occur at a Texas juvenile facility, firing the director only when a report on the abuse was made public, more than half a year after he became aware of the problem, and used state employees to work on his campaign, a crime which only came to light after one of his staffers accidentally released a work schedule, showing the employees on Rick's reelection payroll, at taxpayer expense, doing his reelection work when they were supposed to be doing the state's business.

    The good news? I believe that the Tea Party is going to be gunning for him too.

    I also believe that Perry is going to explore a presidential run. If he does run, it won't last long, as reports of his abuses of power while Governor wipe out any snowball's chance in hell he might actually have.

    Article is here.
    It could also be that she will be nearly 70 in 2012. Maybe she wants a retirement like the rest of us.

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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    I always thought Hutchinson would have made a better governor than Perry. It wouldn't be too hard to do.

    Perry doesn't have a chance at president. Even though the Republican party is full of phony "limited-government capitalists", Perry's stance against the basic principle of private property rights would be a huge factor keeping him from getting the nomination. Or at least I hope so. It seems like it would be so easy to point out he supported one of the biggest potential land grabs and one of the largest potential abuses of eminent domain in the nation's history. That doesn't sit well with republicans. Even the neocons.

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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Hwta is needed in the Nation from the local City Council to White House are people with a strong moral compass that points north rather than south like Obama or spin Like McCain's.

    Neither one of these are what I would call Statesmen. We need people who don't bend with the wind of polls and has the strength of character to stand up to any opposition and fight for return to Constitutional values, and stand up to the Liberals and close the damn borders, while enforcing the immigration and hiring laws on the books and go after sanctuary cities and jail those who fail to obey the laws.

    I see this is very people these days.

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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

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    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    But there is more behind the scenes. Kay Bailey Hutchinson is the first Tea Party scalp to be taken in the 2012 election cycle, as ideologues in the party push harder for "purity". Among Republicans, her numbers are way down, as evidenced by her abortive bid to unseat Rick Perry in the Texas gubernatorial primary. And there is a huge wave of party purists standing in line to be the next Senator from Texas.
    Hooray for Boobies! I mean, thanks Kay... enjoy your retirement.

    I love your line "ideologues... push harder for purity". I howled when I read it.

    Dana, the folks simply have had enough with those who bend to the left, and hold their ankles, and would prefer R's stand their ground and begin the process of undoing the 13,000,000,000,000 devilish little problems we have, 13,000,000,000,000 and growing every second we speak. Dis taiks alots of a guevos my fren. Iza notta time for a getteen along wid da SAPs man. You know whada I'yama say'in gringo?

    Undoing the mess takes people willing to take on the Socialist of Amerika party (SAPs) and their Yes We Can Screw the Country Harder Than Before mantra.

    Ideologues... Purity? LOL. How about living up to their solemn oath? You know, following the Constitution of the United States so help me God? I'm happy to hear that you see a lot of "purists" on the horizon aiming to fill her seat.

    Sarah Palin.
    Just had to throw it into the post. No reason other than she's probably happy about this too.

    Then again, your "purity" remark may be spot on. I think such people are simply honest Americans intent on restoring the country to the fantastic contract the Founders provided to guide this nation. Their hearts and minds are pure, not of Eurosocialism, but American values, and hopefully when they enter the DC jungle they will remain committed to the values they hold and upholding their oath of office.

    Thank God there are still some of us remaining.

    Now please rise for Kate Smith singing God Bless America.



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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Senator Hutchinson is retiring. GOOD! Now we can replace her with a conservative. While I am no fan of Rick Perry, she wasn't the right answer, and lost because of it.

    Why is it so bad to ask that Republicans run conservative candidates who will stand up for our beliefs and not "compromise" so much that they are indistinguishable from Democrats?
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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Senator Hutchinson is retiring. GOOD! Now we can replace her with a conservative. While I am no fan of Rick Perry, she wasn't the right answer, and lost because of it.

    Why is it so bad to ask that Republicans run conservative candidates who will stand up for our beliefs and not "compromise" so much that they are indistinguishable from Democrats?
    Because these Tea Party Republicans are much less likely to compromise with the SAPs. And you know for the good of the nation we need to get along, and that means Republicans must bend over and clutch their ankles.

    As everyone can see, the bending and clutching policy has been very fruitful... for the Communist Chinese. We have 13,000,000,000,000 in debt, and they are buying it... and America a little at a time.

    Ideological Purity is only permitted for those in the Socialist of Amerika Party (SAPs), if you are not pure, you get what is now known as The Joe Lieberman Treatment.

    Never mind the last election was historic on all fronts... we need fewer Republicans that actually are Republicans, for that upsets the SAPs, and if the SAPs aren't happy, the journOlists ain't happy, and if the journOlists ain't happy, the SAPs ain't happy and we'll have huge mental healthcare costs as a result, and the country will crumble because of it.

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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    But there is more behind the scenes. Kay Bailey Hutchinson is the first Tea Party scalp to be taken in the 2012 election cycle, as ideologues in the party push harder for "purity". Among Republicans, her numbers are way down, as evidenced by her abortive bid to unseat Rick Perry in the Texas gubernatorial primary. And there is a huge wave of party purists standing in line to be the next Senator from Texas.

    The bad news is that Hutchinson lost to a man who can only be described as a Socialist, rather than a Conservative. Perry raised taxes on cigarettes, attempted to force schoolgirls in Texas to receive vaccinations that had not been tested yet on humans, gave Mexican trucks with bald tires and bad brakes unfettered access to Texas highways without having the inspections that US trucks are required to undergo, gave the order to execute an innocent man, and then attempted to cover up his "crime" by firing every member of the forensics board, and replacing them with his political cronies, abusing his office by using taxpayer money for personal pleasure, including keeping expensive wines stocked from his personal wine list, knowingly allowed child abuse to occur at a Texas juvenile facility, firing the director only when a report on the abuse was made public, more than half a year after he became aware of the problem, and used state employees to work on his campaign, a crime which only came to light after one of his staffers accidentally released a work schedule, showing the employees on Rick's reelection payroll, at taxpayer expense, doing his reelection work when they were supposed to be doing the state's business.

    The good news? I believe that the Tea Party is going to be gunning for him too.

    I also believe that Perry is going to explore a presidential run. If he does run, it won't last long, as reports of his abuses of power while Governor wipe out any snowball's chance in hell he might actually have.

    Article is here.
    Don't forget Perry made some really stupid comments on record about suceding from the union and then had the audacity to deny them.

    I'm hoping my governor of Indiana also runs for president and all the skeletons can come out of the closet.
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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Kay Bailey Hutchinson was someone, I would have voted for actually other than Rick let force woman to have vaccines that aren't tested on humans yet Perry. Hell, I may be a liberal but I would have voted for Kay because she was a more moderate Republican than most of the Tea Parties candidates.

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    Re: Kay Bailey Hutchison said today that she will not seek another term in the Senate

    Wish the Texas election was now.. Kay Baily would have won hands down considering most of what Rick Perry said during the election about the Texas economy has finally been exposed as utter lies and fraud. That the media did not have the balls to call him on this grandstanding during the election is beyond me, but I guess you get what you vote for.. more incompetence on top of incompetence.
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