Texas Governor and 2012 presidential candidate Rick Perry clearly hates Social Security, Medicare, Medicare and other government regulations. The evidence is in a book he wrote in December of 2010 titled "Fed Up!"
In the book, Perry writes Social Security is "by far the best example" of a program "violently tossing aside any respect for our founding principles." So, here's a Governor of a state running for president believe that Social Security is unconstitutional. Guess what he'd do if he's elected President of the US?
Social Security is popular among the Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike. So, if Perry runs his campaign on a message of erasing Social Security, I'd be surprised to see him even becoming the presumptive Republican nominee for the President!
On Medicare, he has a similar opinion. Medicare is an example of "an irresponsible culture of spending in Washington."
Furthermore, Perry thinks almost all government regulations are unconstitutional. He might have been sleeping in the midst of the 2008 economic disaster because that took place due to lack of financial regulations of the Bush Administration. In other words, not only does he want to continue Bush's reckless fiscal policies, but he wants to double-down on them. Under a Perry Administration, there would be on Wall Street regulations.
These facts, along with million others, questions us whether Mr. Perry is running for the White House to completely get rid of the White House, and then to succeed Texas from the rest of the US, as he once claimed.
It's not over yet. On global warming, Rick Perry wrote in his book, "we have been experiencing a cooling trend."
Hopefully this gives an ideas as to how Rick Perry's mind works, and also the type of president he would be. So in 2012, if he were the Republican nominee challenging President Obama, please vote for Perry because all along, President Obama has been un-American and unconstitutional, but Rick Perry is not!
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