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Video: Ted Cruz tells the story of America
Hot Air ^ | August 29,2012 | JAZZ SHAW

Posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:51 AM PDT by Hojczyk

And Cruz was well rewarded for his efforts. He pretty much brought the house down. If any voters across the country were getting their first look at Cruz yesterday, they got an eyeful. And it was probably hard to come away from it unimpressed.

Good evening. I have the honor of standing before you this evening for one reason, because thousands upon thousands of grassroots activists stood united, not for a candidate, but for the sake of restoring liberty. Accountability, quite rightly, rests firmly in the hands of “We the People.”

Since 2010, something extraordinary has been happening, something that has dumbfounded the chattering class.

It began here in Florida in 2010. In Utah, Kentucky, Pennsylvania.

Was repeated this summer in Indiana. Nebraska. Wisconsin.

And this past month, in the Lone Star State, Texas.

What is happening all across America is a Great Awakening.

A response to career politicians in both parties who’ve gotten us into this mess.

This national movement is fueled by what unites us: a love of liberty, a belief in the unlimited potential of free men and women.

I want to tell you a love story. It’s the story of all of us, a love story of freedom.

It’s the story of our Founding Fathers, who fought and bled for freedom and then crafted the most miraculous political document ever conceived, our Constitution. The Framers understood that our rights come, not from monarchs, but from God-and that those rights are secure only when government power is restrained.

This love story is the story of the brave Texans in the City of Gonzales. When General Santa Anna demanded that they give up their guns and the cannon that guarded the city, they responded with the immortal cry “Come and take it.”

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; latinos; tedcruz

1 posted on 08/29/2012 8:32:53 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Forget Christie this is the speech of the night


2 posted on 08/29/2012 8:41:04 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Ted Cruz speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuFe6R29Zso

Ann Romney speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBA7rPKhGtQ

These are the best speeches that I’ve seen so far.

Nikki Haley also did well.


3 posted on 08/29/2012 8:44:08 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

bookmark. Thanks for the links.


4 posted on 08/29/2012 8:47:59 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Hojczyk

His speech was good.

I thought it was interesting how he weaved in the story of the town of Gonzales. Most non-Texans only know about the Alamo, and are not aware of the “Come and Take It” cannon story.


5 posted on 08/29/2012 8:50:59 AM PDT by Texas56
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To: Hojczyk

Well said Mr. Cruz, very well said.


6 posted on 08/29/2012 9:07:45 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Hojczyk

I loved Cruz! Our Next Senator! Go Cruz.
He made me proud.


7 posted on 08/29/2012 9:14:42 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: MEG33
you have every right to be proud of Mr. Cruz and hope sincerely he is your next Senator..

he did one great speech and with out the aid of a TELEPROMTER....he certainly impressed this American..I feel sure his dad was busting at the seams with Pride..he is Blessed to still enjoy the companionship of a parent...

may his future ‘SHINE BRIGHT’

8 posted on 08/29/2012 9:34:06 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: haircutter

;o)


9 posted on 08/29/2012 10:17:00 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Thanks to PBS & their ‘analysis of their ‘board of experts’, I missed Janine Turner & Haley.

I only get one station that is carrying the convention-—PBS.


10 posted on 08/29/2012 10:47:59 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Hojczyk

It appeared that Cruz went through the entire speech with no notes, no teleprompter - correct?


11 posted on 08/29/2012 11:22:02 AM PDT by unique1
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To: Hojczyk

Powerful speech. Christie had their attention, but in this video I see lots of people walking around, empty seats (?), and a lack of the proper enthusiasm. I don’t think they realized who they were listening to.


12 posted on 08/29/2012 11:35:45 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: unique1

And no podium.


13 posted on 08/29/2012 11:37:21 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: firebrand

Now that’s an unusual talent.


14 posted on 08/29/2012 11:55:31 AM PDT by unique1
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To: unique1

The skill needed to argue 9 cases before SCOTUS.


15 posted on 08/29/2012 12:05:02 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: ridesthemiles

I live in the Tampa market. Without cable or satellite I thought I was RNCless until I discovered the ‘sub’ channels.

Here channel 10 took their wx and radar channel and fed the convention on what is called 10.2

You might look in your market through all the sub channels if you use an antenna. You might even have to go into the TVs channel selection to enable something you disabled in the past.

My 2 cents worth for free today.


16 posted on 08/29/2012 12:41:48 PM PDT by George from New England
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To: MEG33

Look at all the fine candidates speaking this year at the RNC!

Be proud of all our hard work, and more that we have to do! GO CRUZ!


17 posted on 08/29/2012 1:30:16 PM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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To: Hojczyk
When General Santa Anna demanded that they give up their guns and the cannon that guarded the city, they responded with the immortal cry “Come and take it.”


18 posted on 08/29/2012 7:43:15 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Loved Nikki Haley.

John Kasich - very good.

Think we’re overlooking Sher Valenzuela, running for Lt. Gov. of Delaware.
Follow her - - -


19 posted on 08/30/2012 4:09:24 AM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: firebrand; unique1

‘And no podium.’

Kind of reminded me of a good preacher, pacing about.
Not too much, tho - can be annoying.
I was watching the edge of the stage, hoping Cruz was, too!


20 posted on 08/30/2012 4:17:37 AM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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