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Jim DeMint and others join Governor Palin in renewed effort to help Ted Cruz ^ | July 23, 2012 | by: Doug Brady

Posted on 07/25/2012 3:55:22 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

As we get closer to next Tuesday’s runoff election in Texas, Governor Palin reminded us earlier today how important it is that we elect grass roots conservatives like Ted Cruz to the Senate so that we can clean up the mess created by the permanent political class of both parties:

Today early voting begins in the run-off election for U.S. Senate in Texas. Texans have a clear choice in this race, and I encourage them to support Ted Cruz, a strong conservative fighter who will protect and defend our Constitution and not just go along to get along with the reckless spending of the permanent political class in D.C. The high-paid consultants of Ted’s well-funded opponent are in full panic mode and have plunged millions of dollars into false personal attacks against Ted meant to dispirit us and break our conviction. We’ve all seen these tactics before, but together we can make sure they don’t succeed. I encourage Texans to get out and vote for Ted Cruz.

The National Journal reports that Ted Cruz is receiving additional support from other conservative entities such as the Club for Growth and Jim DeMint’s Super PAC, Senate Conservatives Action, and that momentum appers to be on the side of Ted Cruz, despite the millions that have gone into the Establishment’s phony personal attacks against against him to which Governor Palin referred:

Senate Conservatives Action, the new Super PAC affiliated with Sen. Jim DeMint‘s Senate Conservatives Fund, released its first television ad supporting Cruz on Monday. The 30-second spot calls Cruz a “champion of freedom” and a “defender of the Constitution” while urging voters to support him in the runoff. The super PAC is spending $500,000 to air the ad on broadcast stations in the Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin television markets.

Meanwhile, the Club for Growth, another conservative group backing Cruz over Dewhurst, announced Monday that it is spending an additional $574,000 on Cruz’s behalf. That brings the anti-tax organization’s spending on the race to $2.5 million since the GOP primary.


The willingness of the Club and Senate Conservatives Action to invest so heavily in the final days of the race may reflect a growing sense that momentum is squarely in Cruz’s corner. The tea party favorite also outraised Dewhurst by a three-to-one margin from July 1 through July 11, according to pre-runoff fundraising reports filed by both campaigns. Cruz brought in $523,000 during the 11 day span compared to $160,000 for Dewhurst.

The ad produced by DeMint’s Super PAC gives face time to only two prominent conservatives. One is Ronald Reagan. The other? Governor Palin. This is not surprising given DeMint’s astute assessment of the Governor’s influence last week.

B-b-but wait, you say. I thought the mainstream media and GOP Establishment have declared her passé; irrelevant even; not even worthy of an invite to the RNC, an event she dominated last time around like nobody else in recent memory. Er … whatever you say, boys.

As Governor Palin indicated earlier, you can support Ted Cruz by visiting his website here and making a donation. There are only eight days remaining until the election and Establishment choice Dewhurst is nothing if not well-funded. The time is now to show our support for Ted Cruz, Governor Palin, and other grassroots conservatives working to free the GOP from the shackles of the Washington Establishment.

(h/t Charles Bogue)

TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cruz; demint; elections; palin; teaparty; teapartyrebellion; texas
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To: Reddon
Good news... any self identified conservative such as Perry, should pay a heavy price when they embrace a progressive of any stripe. Senator colburn endorsed a dim Senator in another state (Mark Levin stated today) and gave him $250.00. Do you think that colburn gives a rats patootie if the gop takes the Senate? These people should be shunned and made to pay a price.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 6:10:33 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks for this thread on Cruz!

In early voting today I voted for Ted Cruz.

He has the values to defeat the Iron Triangle of the RINOs-—Liberal Agenda Media -— Democrats, the intellect to replace a retiring Justice of THE NINE SUPREMES, and the energy to outwork the lazy, liberal, liars in the US Legislature.

22 posted on 07/25/2012 8:34:56 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: LibLieSlayer
Have you heard any later news on why Perry endorsed dewhurst?

Just a guess, but if Dewhurst loses to Cruz, he will still fill out his term as Lt. Governor. As such Dewhurst would still be the head of the Texas Senate in the upcoming 2013 legislative session and control the legislation through the Senate. Perry might find it difficult to get any of his agenda through the Senate if he were to back Cruz. Again, just a guess!

Also some other Texas Freepers maybe able to speak to this better, but were Dewhust to beat Cruz and then win the Senate seat, Perry may get to appoint someone to fill the Lt. Governor position until the next election. That person would no doubt be indebted to Perry.
23 posted on 07/25/2012 8:39:28 PM PDT by TexanByBirth (Free Republic: where they may agree with the message, but they love to shoot the messenger!)
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To: TexanByBirth

I hate politics. It may be as you say but I think it has become a royalty of sorts and I no longer trust any of them. It is the only proven path of sanity. Make every single pol EARN our respect and trust. I trust NONE of them at this point... not a single one.


24 posted on 07/26/2012 4:06:28 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Reddon

” Thanks Jim DeMint and Sarah Palin for supporting Ted Cruz.”


25 posted on 07/26/2012 8:28:54 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: pogo101

” Well I agree that Dewhurst is effectively lying when he accuses Cruz of supporting “Obama’s amnesty.” Not only has Cruz NEVER supported amnesty, but also, Dewhurst at least DID support it in 2007 — then scrubbed that support from his website when it became a liability for him here in 2012. Disgusting.”

I researched Cruz, and he never supported amnesty. Dewhhurst is a bald-faced liar.

26 posted on 07/26/2012 8:31:10 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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