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One on One with Ted Cruz in Miami: Sarah is Amazing. Why He Should Run.
A Time For Choosing ^ | June 22, 2014 | Isabel Matos

Posted on 06/23/2014 10:59:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

“Sarah said God bless you. She wrote it,” I pointed to the picture, he leaned over, looked straight into my eyes and said: “She is a.m.a.z.i.n.g.” That was the brief exchange not caught on camera. It was the “moment”. His words were deliberate, genuine and unequivocal. He admires Sarah. The noise in the room, the glare of the lights, the chatter and commotion disappeared just for that moment. All of it. Gone. Frozen in time. It was awesome. He carefully chose where to sign his name, too, and did not ruin the little “treasure” which had traveled from Texas to Alaska, from Wasilla to Miami. What more can one ask?

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

Now on to politics. Why it’s a no-brainer for Ted Cruz to run for president.

Ted Cruz should run for President for several reasons. He generates excitement and hope. He can energize crowds and engage voters in this effort. It’s not just about electing him. Decency oozes out of him. He gets a bit flustered being off-stage (that could just be a logistical problem by organizers) but people are drawn to him. Sarah is very comfortable off stage and in a crowd. She takes her time but Ted also is comfortable enough and has star power just like she does. He’s professorial but not stuffy. He explains things in a way that people understand without feeling lectured to. I could listen to him for hours. Other adjectives come to mind: he is civil, respectful and statesmanlike. He elevates the discourse and connects with Republican voters as well as the base. He merges them. His message is not a trap even though there is some pandering. I have a solid impression people like him. His Reagan-inspired oratory is uplifting and optimistic. Did I mention he connects with Establishment voters? That is the key here. He is connecting with voters who left the party because the party left them. In our neck of the woods, it means winning over Rubio Republicans.

Ted Cruz would raise his profile and get more recognition by running for president, increasing the value of his endorsements. His support of Sarah Palin for President would only help her because of that endorsement value. His style is anti-establishment but not to the point of turning off voters or making them feel there is too much change. Too much change makes establishment voters nervous. He is definitely not GOPe but a Palin/Cruz ticket would be a good merger without compromising the grassroots cause. It’s a new day in America, and people are ready for a woman president, but those old male fogies and jealous Republican wives still have an issue with it and it’s too much of a risk.

This ticket would be exciting, attractive and filled with vision and promise. Ted is not threatened by strong women like GOPe cry babies (it is true!) He would bring out the best in her presidential run because he understands what she’s about yet would still be mindful of the (Rino) faction that needs to be dealt with, a faction he has dealt with for the last two years in D.C. The two have obvious respect for one another. He may not have executive experience like she does, but no matter what Ted does we will all be better served by it. Sarah is my first and has been my only choice for the presidency since 2012. It would be a shame to dismiss Ted Cruz as a presidential nominee who would help her revive the party of Ronald Reagan which so many have always been in support of.

There is hope with a team like Sarah and Ted. It is almost too exciting to think about. We can be secure again under the leadership of these two courageous and centered individuals. They will help restore our greatness and bring the power of the people back to the city on a hill to make it shine even brighter than before.

Ted Cruz renounced his citizenship from Canada



TOPICS: Texas; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2016; cruz; palin; sarahpalin; tedcruz; win

1 posted on 06/23/2014 10:59:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; notaliberal; DoughtyOne; RitaOK; MountainDad; aposiopetic; crazycatlady; ...
Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!
2 posted on 06/23/2014 11:04:34 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cruz for VICTORY!


3 posted on 06/23/2014 11:57:43 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: kitkat

I hope and pray he runs! GO TED CRUZ, GO!!


4 posted on 06/24/2014 1:21:18 AM PDT by itssme
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Jim Robinson; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; ...
A Happy Ping to Sarah's Awesome List!

We need this kind of Unity.

United We Will Stand.

United We Will Win!


5 posted on 06/24/2014 5:19:45 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If it’s Palin/Cruz, I hate to say it but a lot of women are uncomfortable with Palin’s individuality and attractiveness. Cruz/Palin would be an easier sell.


6 posted on 06/24/2014 5:23:54 AM PDT by grania
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To: grania; KC_Lion; kiryandil
I hate to say it but a lot of women are uncomfortable with Palin’s individuality and attractiveness.

One of the many cop outs that so many on the right accept as "true" from the anti-Palin muck rakers. There aren't enough ugly leftist women to make that true.

There are about a dozen of those kinds of thoughts toward the Governor that too many on the right casually accept, and there are those here on the right who actively work with the totalitarian leftist muckrakers to bring her down.

She deserves better.

7 posted on 06/24/2014 5:32:53 AM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: KC_Lion

Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin - The kind of folks you want for neighbors.

Good, decent people.


8 posted on 06/24/2014 5:35:23 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: grania; Lakeshark
The Democrats Standards are so low, I would think any Face like Sarah or Ted would be welcome.

Just look at Hilary Clinton, she is what? 66?

She is old enough to be my Grandmother.

And My Real Grandmother ISN'T old enough to be her Mom. They are almost in the same Generation.

9 posted on 06/24/2014 5:36:12 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion
I doubt the dems will stay with Hillary. They will find someone else to pretend they aren't as bad as the bamster......

Plus Ted isn't that cute.

:-)

10 posted on 06/24/2014 5:41:11 AM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A guy named McDougal who is the mayor of Cutler Ridge(Cutler Bay now) in South Miami attended this and he told us Saturday at our exec. committee meeting in Marathon just how charismatic Cruz is,he would make a great potus.
11 posted on 06/24/2014 5:42:33 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Lakeshark
there aren't enough ugly leftist women to make that true

Sure there are. How else could hillary be so popular? I'd wager that a majority of US women don't want a female leader who is exceptional. Look at the women who've been elected to the US Senate. Not one of them could be described as a successful, free-thinking inspirational attractive woman. But with Palin in the VP spot and having her own voice as opposed to how she was shackled by McCain it'll be easy to sell her as President-in-training if called on.

I'm not opposed to Palin. I think Cruz/Palin is the surer sell.

12 posted on 06/24/2014 5:43:10 AM PDT by grania
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To: KC_Lion

Thanks for this image. Does not get any better!


13 posted on 06/24/2014 5:44:03 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Here's a big reminder for me. There is no downside in an election to running a conservative candidate.
http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/06/gallup_poll_of_trust_shows_conservative_america_comments.html#disqus_thread

Recent Gallup polling shows there is no downside to running a conservative candidate. The country remains strong with conservative values. Only the GOPe stands in the way.

14 posted on 06/24/2014 5:49:23 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: grania

I believe Palin has mellowed somewhat, she’s pretty but let’s face it - there are plenty of women around who are prettier.

She has been a politician and a mom, doing well at both.

She’s doing well for herself. I think she would win.

Palin / Cruz 2016.


15 posted on 06/24/2014 5:52:00 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He is definitely not GOPe but a Palin/Cruz ticket would be a good merger without compromising the grassroots cause.

Flip the ticket and I'd support it. I think Cruz if far better presidential material than Palin is.

16 posted on 06/24/2014 5:54:58 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: grania
I would prefer Cruz/Palin as well, but don't think she will run, and if Cruz wins he's likely to pick someone to unify the party like Reagan did.

Hillary isn't all that popular. Remember, she lost to the first fresh face the dems put up, and it's going to happen again. Her "popularity" is because of the leftist media, not because of ugly women.

17 posted on 06/24/2014 5:55:35 AM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: KC_Lion

The "Restore America" Team!


18 posted on 06/24/2014 5:56:38 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah running would take away the “you’re sexist” if you don’t vote for Hillary excuse. Not that they wouldn’t find another. I love Ted Cruz, but I am reminded daily what happens when you elect a first term senator with no executive experience to the highest office of the land. Not really a comparison, but still......Sarah has the executive experience and I could see her ‘cleaning house’ the way it needs to be done. Unfortunately, the entire establishment is afraid of her and what she might do and will do anything and everything to stop her including threatening her and her family which I believe has already happened..


19 posted on 06/24/2014 6:20:45 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: Lakeshark
I would rather have Cruz/Palin too.
20 posted on 06/24/2014 6:23:10 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Lakeshark
Palin lost to the liberal news media. They destroyed her and so many idiots still believe she and Tina Fey are one and the same person.
21 posted on 06/24/2014 6:33:53 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ted Cruz would be a big step towards sanity. The MSM has already dismissed him as a kook. They'll do their best to savage him and his family.

Don't know why people are talking about Palin running. Has something changed her mind about protecting her family and her son from the relentless attacks and savagery of the press?

Ultimately, though, I agree with Milton Friedman: do your best to elect the best people, but what's most important is make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing. A politician is a politician and the BEST people to look out for our best interests are THE AMERICAN PEOPLE themselves in holding politicians accountable which they have not. Unaccountable politicians have helped get us into this mess.

And the standard of accountability is the Constitution which the American People must once again embrace as the protection of their God-given freedoms. The American People should not expect politicians to unequivocally embrace the Constitution because the Constitution is basically a pro-freedom, anti-government document.

22 posted on 06/24/2014 8:17:06 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Jane Long; KC_Lion
Sooner or later, we must realize that The "Restore America" Team is the American People.

Ted Cruz would be a big step towards sanity. The MSM has already dismissed him as a kook. They'll do their best to savage him and his family.

I love Sarah Palin, but don't know why people are talking about Palin running. Has something changed her mind about protecting her family and her son from the relentless attacks and savagery of the press?

Ultimately, though, I agree with Milton Friedman: do your best to elect the best people, but what's most important is make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing. A politician is a politician and the BEST people to look out for our best interests are THE AMERICAN PEOPLE themselves in holding politicians accountable which they have not. Unaccountable politicians have helped get us into this mess.

And the standard of accountability is the Constitution which the American People must once again embrace as the protection of their God-given freedoms. The American People should not expect politicians to unequivocally embrace the Constitution because the Constitution is basically a pro-freedom, anti-government document.

23 posted on 06/24/2014 8:21:08 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ted Cruz is an honorable man God Bless him, truly genuine, I would be honored to have him as my President


24 posted on 06/24/2014 9:58:05 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Envisioning

Read his biography (I mean REALLY READ it) and remind yourself, “he’s only 43 years old.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Cruz


25 posted on 06/24/2014 12:45:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Ditter; Lakeshark; onyx
I wish someone would "destroy" me so that I'd be the most powerful single conservative in the most powerful country in the world. Three New York Times' bestsellers, millions of followers on Facebook and Twitter, consistently polling at the top of the GOP possibles, a spot on Fox News, two TV shows, a political PAC and dozens, if not hundreds of articles and stories about me EVERY DAY! Joe Biden doesn't get that kind of attention, as you know.
26 posted on 06/24/2014 12:53:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You don’t get out much.


27 posted on 06/24/2014 2:04:14 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Ditter; Lakeshark; onyx

No, most disabled veteran shut-ins don’t “get out much” as it’s the nature of the beast, but I get out enough and talk to thousands of people here.


28 posted on 06/24/2014 2:24:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Here on FR she is the queen but I talk to people outside of the Internet and they are not as enamored with her as you are. I like her and I have since she first showed up on the scene but I wish she would run for congress and get back into the public eye before jumping in the race for president. She is young enough to do that. My comment about getting out more did not mean your disability, it was about maybe you live in an echo chamber.

Ted Cruz is my favorite I hope he runs.

29 posted on 06/24/2014 2:37:33 PM PDT by Ditter
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