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  • pauxboy56 pauxboy56 Jun 17, 2013 11:20 AM Flag

    HO HO HO and I'm not talking about the White House Ho! Merry Christmas!

     

    Perry set to sign 'Merry Christmas' bill into law

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Christmas may be six-plus months away, but it's already on the minds of Gov. Rick Perry and many in the state Legislature.

    The governor Thursday signed into law a bipartisan bill removing any legal risks of saying "Merry Christmas" in Texas public schools. He said "religious freedom does not mean freedom from religion."

    Traditional holiday symbols, such as a menorah or nativity scene, also are protected, so long as more than one religion and a secular symbol are also reflected.

    The measure's sponsor, Houston Republican Rep. Dwayne Bohac, says it will provide schools cover from "ridiculous" lawsuits sparked by too much political correctness.

    Bohac's bill sailed through both chambers to Perry's desk.

    About 10 Santa Claus impersonators were invited to the ceremony and rang sleigh bells as he signed it.

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    • Perry is a great governor, too bad the leftykwrs don't elect ppl like him in their states.

      C L

    • Rick Perry Attempts To Hit Obama On Benghazi, Instead Talks About An 'Embassy In Lebanon' | By Nick Wing Posted: 06/17/2013 9:14 am EDT | Updated: /17/2013
      Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) is usually quick to admit that he's prone to making mistakes while behind a podium, and on Saturday he did so again, just moments before appearing to confuse Libya with Lebanon.

      “I fear where we’ve come to in America, where our administration won’t make one phone call to save our men and women in a embassy in Lebanon,” Perry said during a speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference.

      Earlier in the same speech, Perry referenced his past blunders on the main stage, making a biblical reference and saying that they had proven to be a learning experience.

      “I’ve learned a little bit about humility, particularly on national television,” Perry said, according to ABC News. “But the fact is, God hadn’t called the perfect to go into the arena of public service. He’s called people just like you and just like me.”

      Perry then proceeded to invoke a quote by former President Ronald Reagan to jab the left, claiming that "liberals know so much that isn’t so.”

      The topic of Libya has proven a stumbling block for politicians in the past. In 2011, then-GOP presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain were both tripped up when discussing the nation. Bachmann suggested the nation wasn't in Africa, while Cain appeared completely stumped when attempting to explain his position on Libya.

      It's quite obvious that Rick Perry is a product of the Texas educational system which is one of the worst in the 50 states. This man is on the same scale as Sarah Palin when it comes to brain matter. I r

 
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