Perry calling big name Republicans in New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be edging closer to entering the race to win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Multiple Republican sources tell NH Journal that Perry is calling top-shelf Republican leaders in the Granite State. One Republican state Senator who received a call from the Governor confirmed that he has been discussing his entry into the presidential sweepstakes with leading state Republicans for the past few days.

Another Republican who spoke to Gov. Perry told NH Journal it sure sounds like he’s planning to run.

Should he decide to run, Perry is viewed as a serious competitor who could shake up the race. Perry is a fiscal and social conservative with tea party ties and a strong fundraising base.

Author: Shawn Millerick

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  • Anonymous

    ok, so now theres at least 6 people who would make a a better potus and CinC than the dear leader, who are actually running. by next feb there may be a few hundred thousand.

    • Ssohara

      My pet cat would make a better POTUS and CinC than Obamao. 

      • Anonymous

        headline: fluffy making calls to NH repubs money dudes…..checking on feasibility of prez run. all indications: its a go. opp research says fluffy may have a catnip “problem”. fluffy planning major speach to addresss the issue…similar to the obama throws his gramma under the bus speach…..

  • Anonymous

    ok, so now theres at least 6 people who would make a a better potus and CinC than the dear leader, who are actually running. by next feb there may be a few hundred thousand.

  • Mr Sugarland

    It would be poetic justice to end the failed presidency of Barry Obama with a TEXAS governor.

    • Ssohara

      The nice thing is Perry is NOT a Bush clone. He’s more conservative and more libertarian. I think he’d be a good President. I still like Herman Cain the best of the GOP field, but I’d be happy with Perry. 

      • Anonymous

         Yeah especially that situation in Texas with the immigration laws… he’s JUST LIKE BUSH.

        • Anonymous

          gadsdengurl, I don’t know where you live, but it’s not in Texas and you don’t know what you’re talking about.  Yeah, Perry is just like Bush the same as Obama is like Clinton.  You libs know that Obama is history, especially if Perry gets in.  I think it will not really matter who is the Republican nominee, Obama is history.  The only part of the economy, including all state and local governments, that has been hiring is the Federal government with more than 36,000 new hires.  There’s probably enough savings in laying off fed workers and Obama’s staff to be able to get the country in the black!  Talk about double talk on immigration …. no one’s the equal of your hero, the liar in the Whitehouse.

  • Mr Sugarland

    It would be poetic justice to end the failed presidency of Barry Obama with a TEXAS governor.

  • Anonymous

    Yes!  Buh bye Barry, HELLO PERRY!

    Perry/Rubio or West 2012

    • Anonymous

      well, clinton once said during the primaries that oabam should be getting him and hillary their coffee. someday….soon….he might be. or maybe jimmy carters. obama will probably only get work with other failed loser potus’.

  • Anonymous

    Perry has NO tea party ties.. LOL Does this dossier look like a tea party candidate to you?
    http://www.nhteapartycoalition.org/tea/2011/06/23/rick-perry/

    • Centex kid

      You, yourself look like a Trojan Horse to me, trying to fool people into thinking Perry’s not a conservative. 

      • Anonymous

        He’s not!!   He hasn’t done anything about the border, he backed down on TSA legislation (as if the fed govt could make good on their threat to close TX airports), tried to sell the cross TX highway.  RINO !!

  • Anonymous

    According to the head of the Texas Tea Party: “Was Democrat Al Gore’s Texas campaign chairman 1988! Then Karl Rove
    recruited opportunistic Perry to switch parties so Perry could win
    Agricultural Commissioner as a Republican. Rick Perry is a Trojan Horse
    for statism cloaked in Tea Party rhetoric and Christian Bible talk
    buzzwords. Very cynical.”

  • http://twitter.com/usernamenuse sailing

    LOL!  Texas Toll Road Perry? Using eminent domain for private companies? This man has NO tea party ties, he just hadn’t voted for TARP, as Hutchison had.

  • http://www.projectit.com Anonymous

    Perry is a RINO in Romney clothing. google “Rick Perry RINO” and see for yourself. Al Gore’s campaign manager should be enough warning but there’s more, much more.

    • Anonymous

      And what? You’d dismiss a strong candidate and risk Obama II?  People change and grow; I myself don’t like everything about Perry.  But he has the “it,” quality and he has the voice and the guts to call out Obama and the Dems.  Our focus has to be on getting Obama out, period! End of lecture.  And I will support any candidate the Republicans put in opposition to Obama, for he is a cancer.

      • http://www.projectit.com Anonymous

        That’s the same fuzzy logic I heard about the last Texan to hold the office and look what that wrought. If you wish to ignore the Russian proverb of “Fool me once…” fine, just don’t expect those of us who now know better to follow your faulty logic. Support who you like but bringing in another stealth conservative is not something this country can afford. Anyone who is looking for positive change will not get it from this guy.

  • Anonymous

    I hope. he runs. I’m not a social conservative but I’ll overlook his social conservatism because he’s the only Republican with the economic and administrative gravitas to get this country back on a sensible job-creating, wealth producing track and perhaps reduce the size of the Fed and get it off our back.

    • Brian

      No candidate will take on the Fed. The last who did met his fate in Dallas . . .

  • Anonymous

    the nominee

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steve-Duesler/100000358223782 Steve Duesler

    Run Rick Run! You are the Anti-Obama with a good, solid conservative record of actual accomplishments. You have the executive experience, the military background and capability to make a huge, positive change to this country. Run, Rick, Run!

  • Anonymous

    What!?! Rick Perry run for President!?! Why, his victory would force decent Chicagoans to have to put up with Barry O and entourage, trekking back and forth in Hyde Park to have more and more brewskis with Bill Ayers! And it would force Martha’s Vinyardians to have to put up with Michelle (with her enlarging tuchas) plus those geeky kids of theirs eating MORE ice cream on the Island!

    Libs! Socialists! Bolshis! Nutballs of the World Unite! Bring back Mr. Peas!

  • Elizabeth

    I believe Rick Perry would do a good job.  His state is one of the better managed ones that
    in the USA.  They have a balanced budget.  Also, they have no state income tax.
    We need someone who has governed a state.  Community organizer isn’t the right
    credentials to run a country.  Sometimes, I wonder how many people are really up on the
    problems we face today.