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Old 09-06-2011, 06:35 PM
 
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According to KVUE-TV, the state of Texas, under Gov. Rick Perry, cut state funding for the volunteer fire departments that protect most of the state from wildfires. Firefighters have actually been dipping into their own pockets to fight fires.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Cut Fire Department Funding by 75%


Good move Perry. Everyone knows that Texas is not prone to wildfires...DUH!
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:37 PM
 
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Why is Perry campaigning while his state has been burning for months?
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:38 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Cut Fire Department Funding by 75%


Good move Perry. Everyone knows that Texas is not prone to wildfires...DUH!
LOL! Hey leave perry alone until after he wins the nomination.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:39 PM
 
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Why is Perry campaigning while his state has been burning for months?
He is not....
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Let them burn and figure out that taxes pay for useful crap.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:41 PM
 
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Cut Fire Department Funding by 75%[/url]


Good move Perry. Everyone knows that Texas is not prone to wildfires...DUH!
But Perry's just.... an ordinary guy


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Old 09-06-2011, 06:41 PM
 
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He is not....
Texas fires have been burning for MONTHS.

Oh Perry took a few days off to skip a debate to go back for some photo ops. What a leader.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:43 PM
 
Location: FL
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He criticizes FEMA until he needs it. How nice.

"While the Texas governor has been highly critical of FEMA in the past, he dodged questions from CBS Erica Hill on Tuesday's 'Early Show,' insisting that now was not the time to worry about reforming the agency."
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:43 PM
 
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Texas fires have been burning for MONTHS.

Oh Perry took a few days off to skip a debate to go back for some photo ops. What a leader.
O.K., you got me....

Not really...but if it makes you feel better...
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:45 PM
 
Location: Old Town Alexandria
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LOL! Hey leave perry alone until after he wins the nomination.
all these foibles, and its not even 2012 yet
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