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Rick Perry weighs in on Jade Helm 15

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry had been a voice of sanity about that Jade Helm 15 operation…until now.

That’s the military training exercise that some on the far right fear will be a takeover of the state of Texas.  Texas governor Greg Abbott even put the Texas state guard on guard to monitor the exercise (just in case) and Senator Ted Cruz blamed the panic on President Obama – because of what Cruz called “distrust” in the federal government.

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Initially, Perry tried to calm fears, saying we should trust the military, but now he’s right there with Cruz – blaming the President:

Perry says if he were president, people would trust government again.  Jade Helm is scheduled to begin in July.