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Jim DeMint and others join Governor Palin in renewed effort to help Ted Cruz
conservatives4palin.com ^ | 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.

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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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1 posted on 07/25/2012 3:55:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Go Cruz!


2 posted on 07/25/2012 3:56:46 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Jim Robinson

The Mrs. and I flew across the world to vote for Cruz.


3 posted on 07/25/2012 3:57:12 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Supposedly Palin is to speak at a rally in the Woodlands on Friday.
I have yet to find specifics on the venue.

That’s quite close to here.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 3:59:09 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank you Jim for the pro-Cruz posting.

I don’t think Dewhurst would be some disaster (like Alaska having Sen. Mark Begich), but what a wasted opportunity if Cruz does not win out!!


5 posted on 07/25/2012 4:02:34 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: humblegunner

Go fer it!! Maybe you can get your picture with Sarah!! Woo hoo!!


6 posted on 07/25/2012 4:04:40 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: humblegunner

Make and bring her a sandwich.


7 posted on 07/25/2012 4:06:09 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: pogo101

>>I don’t think Dewhurst would be some disaster<<

Anyone who can lie as broadly as obama is not someone who I would ever trust. You would think the DNC was writing Dewhurst’s commercials.

Dewhurst is a dewch.


8 posted on 07/25/2012 4:07:23 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: humblegunner
This Friday July 27, 2012: Join Sarah Palin as she helps GOTV for Ted Cruz in Houston, Texas.

Maybe she'll bring some of that venison jerky.

9 posted on 07/25/2012 4:08:39 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: pogo101
We don't need any more establishment types in DC. And Dewhurst is nothing, if not establishment.

Besides, the establishment needs to get yet another slapdown.

/johnny

10 posted on 07/25/2012 4:09:47 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: freedumb2003

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.


11 posted on 07/25/2012 4:09:52 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: pogo101

Anyone who lies so easily and foully as Do-worst is not worth a vote.


12 posted on 07/25/2012 4:10:18 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: humblegunner
From an email received today:

Texas Patriots PAC is proud to welcome:

Governor Sarah Palin, Senator Jim DeMint, Cathie Adams, Tea Party Express, and Ted Cruz

for a Get Out the Vote Rally this Friday July 27th at 6:00 PM at Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Texas!

Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Election Day is Tuesday, July 31! Vote and please bring others to the polls to vote also. Thank you for getting active in this most critical primary election!

I received another email from Sen. Jim Inhofe endorsing Dewwurst...no thanks!

13 posted on 07/25/2012 4:20:59 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; alrea; Amanda King; americanophile; Babsig; be-baw; Canticle_of_Deborah; ...
Palin and DeMint. An unbeatable conservative combo.

  
Jim
DeMint
Ping!

Want on or off this ping list? GET WITH THE PROGRAM! Just FReepmail me.

Follow Sen. DeMint on Twitter.

14 posted on 07/25/2012 4:28:16 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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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.<<

My “favorite” is Dewchbag (I decided to use that from now on) saying “CRUZ WAS FINED FOR ELECTION VIOLATIONS!” He missed a filing deadline for Christ’s sake! It was a $200 late fee!


15 posted on 07/25/2012 4:33:00 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: presently no screen name; humblegunner
Make and bring her a sandwich.

Ok, that's funny right there! I don't care who you are!

Let's see. Maybe he will make a sandwich and take it halfway to her?

Has Duhurt ever released a political ad talking about his accomplishments? Ever? No, really.

16 posted on 07/25/2012 4:39:31 PM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: humblegunner; Jim Robinson
The rally will be 6-7 p.m at Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands on Friday.
17 posted on 07/25/2012 4:40:30 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: pogo101

I have seen all the debates and heard all the campaign ads from both sides. Dewhurst is a McCain-like Republican. It would be a shame to get stuck with him for 6 years just to find that out. What is disgusting is that Republicans like Rick Perry, Michael Reagan, Mike Huckabee and now James Inhofe are supporting Dewhurst. These Republicans should be embarrassed by him and the disgusting way he is running his campaign instead of supporting him. Thanks Jim DeMint and Sarah Palin for supporting Ted Cruz.


18 posted on 07/25/2012 4:42:51 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: Jim Robinson
Have you heard any later news on why Perry endorsed dewhurst? Levin was saying colburn endorsed a dim Senator for reelection and donated $250.00 to him. Does the gop actually want to take the Senate or are friendships across the isle going to trump our future? The last week is like living in a vortex.

LLS

19 posted on 07/25/2012 4:52:49 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Just recently at Texas State Republican Convention Perry got booed big time by the crowd when he mentioned his support of Dewhurst


20 posted on 07/25/2012 5:01:25 PM PDT by Reddon
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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.

LLS

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.

LLS


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.”

BUMP


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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