Articles Tagged with Rick Perry

ISIS Hijacks California Earthquake Hashtags To Post Threats On Twitter

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ISIS supporters hijacked California earthquake hashtags on Twitter to presumably garner a larger audience for threatening posts. Popular earthquakes hashtags such as #napaearthquake and #sfearthquake were filled with graphic images and terrorism threats against America. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, northern California experienced a 6.1 magnitude earthquake on Sunday. Many of the California earthquake… Read more »

U.S. Marine Nick Powers Sends Message To ISIS

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U.S. Marine Nick Powers sent what many have deemed a subtle yet powerful message to ISIS. The upset veteran authored the online letter after the beheading of American photo journalist James Foley. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Texas Governor Rick Perry has been warning that the lack of border security has created an easy… Read more »

Rick Perry Booked On Abuse Of Power Charges

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Rick Perry was booked on abuse of power charges late Tuesday in an Austin courthouse. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Republican Texas Governor was indicted last week on felony charges which alleged he was attempting to force Democratic district attorney from office by issuing a funding veto. District attorney Rosemary Lehmberg had been… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants: Mexico Upset National Guard Sent To Texas Border

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Mexico is upset that Governor Rick Perry sent the National Guard to the border to stop illegal immigrants from crossing into Texas. A statement from Mexico’s Foreign Ministry said in no uncertain terms that the country “rejects” tactics being used to secure the border. Texas Governor Rick Perry has been very vocal in his opposition… Read more »

Rick Perry: Mugshot Not Happening Any Time Soon

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Rick Perry was expected to turn himself in and pose for the required mugshot as early as today, but the judge involved in the case decided against ordering an arrest warrant for the Texas Governor. Perry would not have had to spend any time behind bars, but was prepared to follow the formal surrender process… Read more »

Rick Perry Indicted By Grand Jury For Coercion, Abuse Of Power

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Rick Perry was indicted today despite claiming innocence in charges that he abused his power by threatening to veto funding if his demands were not met. A Texas Grand Jury ruled against him today. Perry said he’d cut funding to the state’s Public Integrity Unit if District Attorney Rosemary Lehberg, who had been recently convicted… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Ohio After Knife Fight 911 Call

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Illegal immigrants were arrested in North Olmstead, Ohio after a 911 call about a knife fight. Police officers arrested the two men who reportedly crossed the border illegally after the call about a disturbance at a Brookpark Road apartment building. The Border Patrol has taken custody of the illegal immigrants found in Ohio. A third… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants: 90 Percent Of Unaccompanied Children Are Actually Teens [Study]

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Illegal immigrants walking across the Texas border which have been deemed “unaccompanied children” by government officials and the media are not necessarily unsuspecting and vulnerable youngsters, according to a new Pew poll. The report by the research center found that approximately 90 percent of the illegal immigrant children are teenagers. Pew utilized government statistics and… Read more »

‘Machine Guns’ Fired At Border Patrol Agents Along The Texas Border

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Border Patrol agents were fired upon by high-powered weapons being deemed “machine guns.” The.50 caliber rounds were fired from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. The American law enforcement officers attempting to secure the border were forced to immediately seek cover when the firing began on Friday evening. Although the exact type of weaponry… Read more »

Rick Perry Ordering National Guard To The Texas Border

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Rick Perry is ordering the National Guard to the Texas border. Governor Perry appears to have grown tired of waiting for the federal government to secure the border and is opting to take the actions he deems necessary to protect his state and its citizens. Governor Perry is expected to give details regarding his plans… Read more »

Rick Perry Tours Texas Border In A ‘BA’ Boat

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Rick Perry toured the Texas border earlier this afternoon to review the areas where illegal immigrants are crossing and to speak with federal law enforcement officers patrolling the Rio Grande and Anzalduas Park area. Governor Perry had invited Barack Obama to join him on the tour while the president was in the state to attend… Read more »

Mexican Train Derails With 1,000 Illegal Immigrants Riding On Top

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A Mexican train carrying more than 1,000 illegal immigrants derailed en route to the Texas border area. The cargo train was transporting both Central Americans and Mexican adults and children hoping to enter the United States illegally and surrender themselves to Border Patrol agents, Reuters reports. None of the illegal immigrants about the Mexican train… Read more »

Illegal Immigration Surge: Obama Requests Nearly $4 Billion From Taxpayers

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President Obama is asking American taxpayers via Congress to pony-up $3.7 billion to address the illegal immigration problem along the Texas border. Governor Rick Perry says he has been sending letters to the Obama administration since 2010 to get help securing the border to stop the massive influx of illegal aliens, but the missives have… Read more »

Rick Perry Questions Barack Obama’s Concern For Illegal Immigrants

Gov. Perry objects to Texas shouldering the cost of illegal aliens the federal government is making little effort to stop from entering the country.

Barack Obama calls them a “humanitarian crisis.” Nancy Pelosi calls them an “opportunity.”An angry crowd in El Centro, California says we should “Send them back.” Rick Perry agrees and further ratchets up the rhetoric by calling on President Barack Obama to come see the “humanitarian crisis” firsthand if he’s really all that concerned about the… Read more »

Illegal Immigration: Rick Perry Calls The Border A ‘Disaster Area’

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Illegal immigration on the Mexican border is overwhelming the system and turning boundaries in the southern states into a “disaster area” according to Texas Governor Rick Perry. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, thousands of illegal immigrant children have been pouring across the border from Central American and being housed in cramped conditions in government-run… Read more »

Rick Perry: ‘We’ll Leave To Psychologists’ If Gays Are Really Like Alcoholics

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Rick Perry, the Texas governor and prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidate, faced some heat Monday from an unlikely source over his comments last week comparing gay people to alcoholics. Perry made the comparison at a Commonwealth Club appearance in San Francisco, California, last Thursday. In those comments, Perry asserted that, both excessive alcohol consumption and… Read more »

Ted Cruz Says BLM Needs To Sell Land, Not Grab More

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Ted Cruz feels the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) should be reducing claims on public lands. The Republican Texas Senator is among those lawmakers weighing in on the Red River Texas and Oklahoma boundary dispute with the federal agency. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the BLM Red River boundary dispute may cause approximately 90,000… Read more »

BLM Standoff Brewing In Texas, Governor Rick Perry Weighs In

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A BLM standoff in Texas could be the next battle for both property rights and states’ rights. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Teddy Henderson is just one of the ranchers along the Texas and Oklahoma border who may lose land they hold a deed on, to the federal government. The Bureau of Land Management… Read more »

Texas Secession Movement Catching On In 15 Other States

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The Texas secession movement has caught on in at least 15 other states, according to the Houston Chronicle. A group of folks in Vermont want to join Canada, and multiple states from South Carolina to Alaska are reportedly prepared to “go it alone” if their respective movements garner enough steam to be considered for a… Read more »

Gun Control Laws Prompt Firearms Companies To Relocate

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Anti-gun lawmakers seem determined to chip away at the Second Amendment despite the loss of millions of dollars of important tax revenues and hundreds of jobs. As a result, several major firearms companies have made a rapid exit from Colorado and New York since the passage of new gun control laws. Less than a year… Read more »

‘Flea Market’ Abortions Replacing Clinics For Texas Women

Flea Market Abortions Becoming More Common For Texas Women

Women in Texas are turning to “flea market” abortions as state legislature moves toward one of the most expansive and restrictive abortion bans in the union. The new laws, which have already passed the Texas House, will see the closure of almost all women’s health clinics in the large southern state. Though clinics where abortions… Read more »

Rick Perry Won’t Run Again, May Seek White House In 2016

Failed Abortion Bill To Get A Second Chance After Order From Texas Governor Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry confirmed today that he will not seek re-election during a rally in San Antonio. Rick Perry is the longest serving governor of Texas, and his seat is up again for new contenders in 2014. Perry, who was one of several early White House hopefuls for the GOP, will leave office in… Read more »