Rick Perry’s CPAC Speech Urges Rebellion

By: Val Powell - March 10, 2014

On the second day of the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) held last Friday, Texas Governor Rick Perry’s speech was well received by the crowd with lots of applause and whistles.

In his speech, the Governor praised his fellow Republicans, Governors Rick Scott of Florida, Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and Nikki Haley of South Carolina.

He opened his speech by quoting Thomas Jefferson who once said, “A little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing.” He then went on and enumerated the things that the government should focus on, such as providing a forceful foreign policy, and defending the country. He continued to say, “And what the heck, deliver the mail, preferably on time and on Saturdays,” which roused the crowed into a frenzy.

Perry also reiterated his rally against blue states, which is what he has been doing in his jobs tour in other states. The Governor proposed a simple solution to all the problems stating, “It’s time for a little rebellion on the battlefield of ideas.”

Others say that Perry’s speech is a showing of what can be expected in his presidential bid in 2016. In his speech, he also told his supporters that they don’t have to accept recent history and the presidency just needs to be changed, an obvious stab against President Obama.

At the peak of his speech, the Governor’s voice soared as he said that the future of the nation lies in the hands of his fellow conservatives. He ended his speech by saying that his supporters are the ones who represent the renewed hope that the country can be great once again.

Perry has stated the big contrast between the blue-state and the red-state governors and the crowds agreed, showing their support for the governor with loud applause that got louder as the speech ended.

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  • brian

    What we really need to worry about are radicle republicans in our own country. I watched Rick Perry’s speech he gave the other night in horror. If Rick Perry truly feels that the federal government should limit it’s power to providing a forceful foreign policy, defending the country and delivering the mail on time he and his fellow radical buddies should return all Federal money’s given to their state’s and campaign’s. So the rest of the country can get a tax break. If you are unwilling to return these money’s you should shut the f up. Also how dare you quote Thomas Jefferson when your own school board reduced his historical foot print to basically one paragraph in your school text books.

    You might want to read up on the following before quoting someone like Thomas Jefferson:

    “Republican reform was grounded on fiscal policy. In the Jeffersonian scripture, public debt and taxes were evils of the first magnitude. The debt drained money from the mass of citizens, diverted it from the productive enterprise of individuals, and led to a system of privilege, coercion, and corruption that was the bane of every government and fatal to a free one.”

    So what I hear you saying is that the rich should get richer the middle class and the poor should shut up and live with it. Why don’t you just shut up and go away so we no longer have to listen to your idiotic statements.