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Ted Cruz: 'We need to padlock and shut down' the IRS
WASHINGTON EXAMINER ^ | JULY 1, 2013 - 6:10PM | STEVE CONTORNO

Posted on 07/02/2013 4:06:09 AM PDT by onyx

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1 posted on 07/02/2013 4:06:09 AM PDT by onyx
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Senator Cruz ROCKS!

2 posted on 07/02/2013 4:06:50 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

A Cruz missile aimed straight at the heart of the beast. Go Cruz!


3 posted on 07/02/2013 4:10:08 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: onyx

Why stop at just one of the UnConstitutional alphabet agencies of tyranny?


4 posted on 07/02/2013 4:11:38 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: onyx

That would be a great deal to make with them.

We won’t prosecute the crimes... YOU shut your doors and go away.


5 posted on 07/02/2013 4:12:12 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: onyx

Great.
Just DEFUND it—along with ALL the “Czars” while you’re at it.

The House has the power, doesn’t it??


6 posted on 07/02/2013 4:15:17 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The redcoats are coming" -- TO SEIZE OUR GUNS!!--Paul Revere)
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To: onyx

Go Cruz!


7 posted on 07/02/2013 4:16:02 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Cruz has a long list, or have you not been paying attention? Their actions laid bare has only elevated them to the top of it.


8 posted on 07/02/2013 4:16:26 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: onyx

Need to, won’t do, can’t do.


9 posted on 07/02/2013 4:19:58 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: SMARTY

Right!


10 posted on 07/02/2013 4:20:02 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: RedMDer

He’s the best!


11 posted on 07/02/2013 4:20:40 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

You can be sure that at the IRS there is a bolo for anything with Cruz in ti.


12 posted on 07/02/2013 4:20:56 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: onyx

shut it down


13 posted on 07/02/2013 4:21:44 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: depressed in 06

I’m sure you’re right.


14 posted on 07/02/2013 4:22:08 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: yldstrk

Burn it down.


15 posted on 07/02/2013 4:22:24 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: mazda77

Corruption inside the RNC. We need Cruz to speak about this too

I’d love Cruz to call for replacing the whole lot at the RNC with straight, honorable, gentle folk, basically good conservatives.


16 posted on 07/02/2013 4:24:31 AM PDT by o2bfree (Lindsey Graham is left of South Carolina.)
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To: onyx

I’m disposed to never want to deal with the IRS again.

By all means, close it.


17 posted on 07/02/2013 4:25:21 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: rawcatslyentist

“Why stop at just one of the UnConstitutional alphabet agencies of tyranny?”

Because if you aim at all of them you will hit none of them. Concentrate. Focus. You eat the elephant one bite at a time.


18 posted on 07/02/2013 4:25:40 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: onyx

Great idea, but it won’t happen with the current crop of scoundrels occupying the Hill.


19 posted on 07/02/2013 4:29:50 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: luvbach1
Closing down the IRS (repealing the Sixteenth Amendment) is the only hope for our nation.

What we currently think of a government - an enormous, bloated, overbearing leviathan - will cease to exist but there are sufficient excise taxes and tariffs to run a properly-sized government.

We will, however, need to do something with the inner-city refugees that will come pouring of their homes when their EBT cards no longer work.

Fortunately, they failed to disarm ordinary Americans so we should be able to defend ourselves.

20 posted on 07/02/2013 4:31:44 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (We say "low-information" but we mean "low-intelligence")
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To: onyx

Thank-you.


21 posted on 07/02/2013 4:36:33 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: onyx

Ted is awesome. But he can’t do it alone.


22 posted on 07/02/2013 4:39:34 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: onyx

A majority support the IRS because those who pay no or minimal income tax together with the “good government” types constitute a true majority.


23 posted on 07/02/2013 4:45:02 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: onyx

> “After these revelations of political targeting by the IRS, we need to padlock and shut down the building, abolish the IRS, and move to a flat tax or the FAIR Tax.”

Senator Cruz, I don’t know if you said these exact words or the writer imagined the ‘flat tax’ part, but with all due respect:

A FLAT TAX NEVER STAYS FLAT!

Flat taxes in our American tax history (there have been several) always get amended to a complex intractable code. There have been more than 20,000 amendments to the tax code since the last major reform in 1986.

The FairTax is the way to go:
http://www.fairtax.org/site/PageServer?pagename=FAQs


24 posted on 07/02/2013 4:46:52 AM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: onyx

man do I ever like this guy.... hope he doesnt let us down like Rubio did (i had really liked HIM too, at one time). things change.


25 posted on 07/02/2013 5:01:41 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: joethedrummer

Clone Cruz!

Sifo-Dyas. Paging Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas...

Err, wait.


26 posted on 07/02/2013 5:03:28 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: joethedrummer

>>Ted is awesome. But he can’t do it alone.

So how did Ted Cruz get to be Ted Cruz, anyhow?

I think that’s a process worth understanding.


27 posted on 07/02/2013 5:07:13 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: onyx

He’s putting on a little weight. I hope he doesn’t neglect his health.


28 posted on 07/02/2013 5:10:26 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: onyx

Cruz can get the nomination on this issue alone.

Either we do this now or we can live in slavery the rest of our lives. It’s our choice.

The real problem is we still have half the population that is stuck on retarded and stuck on government goodies.


29 posted on 07/02/2013 5:16:35 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Ever heard of "incrementalism"? You should, it is how the RATS got us in this mess.

You are one of those folks who seem to think that we can just wave a magic wand and make everything we don't like disappear, just like that.

Let me explain it to you. I am typing slow, so you should be able to keep up.

You target one bloated agency, remove it and the legislation and EOs that enabled it, prove that the world didn't end. Then, you select the next bloated agency...repeat.

Got it?

30 posted on 07/02/2013 5:20:40 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: TArcher
"He’s putting on a little weight. I hope he doesn’t neglect his health."

Okay! That is it. Cruz has let us down like all the other RINOs. Time to get rid of him!

(I hope the Sarc tag wasn't necessary! Just channeling a "Conservative Purist"!)

31 posted on 07/02/2013 5:23:57 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: onyx

Agreed.


32 posted on 07/02/2013 5:32:15 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: onyx

Oh no! Not another wacko bird!

CRUZ MISSILE FOR PREZ!


33 posted on 07/02/2013 5:35:04 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Flintlock
Just DEFUND it—along with ALL the “Czars” while you’re at it. The House has the power, doesn’t it??

Sure, they have always had the power.but they never used it and never will. I think it was around 1996 or 97 when I finally had to accept that the "smaller, less intrusive federal government" line was just another pack of lies.

34 posted on 07/02/2013 5:36:06 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Why stop at just one of the UnConstitutional alphabet agencies of tyranny?

Because you go for the biggest payoff first. Killing the IRS takes several large teeth out of the maw of the government leviathan.

35 posted on 07/02/2013 5:37:02 AM PDT by kevkrom (Obama: less class than Bill Clinton)
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To: Gen.Blather

The irs should be abolished and converted into a day care center where every single government employee, from the president on down to the janitors, including tsa thugs, should be FORCED to attend classes on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution until they can recite them backwards and forwards and tell you why each clause exists. The Federalist Papers should be required reading. Anyone who can’t explain the Constitution should be dismissed never to return.


36 posted on 07/02/2013 5:40:06 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: onyx

I love the thought. Not going to happen, though.

Cruz really seems to be the man we need right now. I hope he stays the course.


37 posted on 07/02/2013 5:44:08 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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He looks like Bill Murry in that photo...

“Haaaarmy Training SIR!”


38 posted on 07/02/2013 5:45:23 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: rawcatslyentist

“Why stop at just one of the UnConstitutional alphabet agencies of tyranny?”

Agree. What say we add the ATF to the list? Appears the FBI has been politically compromised so it could use a good scrubbing. NSA is same as FBI, politically compromised and out of control. In fact, virtually every federal agency has lost sight of their purpose or mission, that being to “serve”. Every one of them needs a good purging, especially at the top levels. Clean out the rascals I say!!!! :)


39 posted on 07/02/2013 5:47:37 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: Redleg Duke

Dead men tell no tales - and they sure can’t restore the health of a Republic.

I hope Cruz takes care of his health so we have him around restoring OURS for a long time.


40 posted on 07/02/2013 5:48:01 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: MrB

Who’s your FRiend?
C’mon whoooose your FRiend?

I like Cruz, Bill Murray not so much anymore. Murray and his SNL Useful Idiot cohorts facilitated significant demoralization toward the systemic corruption of this Republic.


41 posted on 07/02/2013 5:52:55 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: Flintlock
The house does have the power to appropriate funds.

Love Ted, he’z doing a great job. Now, introduce legislation that would begin the dismantling of the IRS.

Get with conservatives in the house and begin the push. One can propose till they are blue in the face, introduce a bill and cause other moderate committee chairs and members to be forced to support of foo foo.

In which case, if these members foo foo a bill...we can weed’em out.

42 posted on 07/02/2013 5:56:13 AM PDT by servantboy777
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Stay away from people with umbrellas!


43 posted on 07/02/2013 5:56:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: onyx

IRS is a good start, but add the EPA, dept. of Education, BATFE, and just about every other agency that doesn’t directly contribute to our defense or law enforcement, and turn over most of everything left to the states.


44 posted on 07/02/2013 5:57:19 AM PDT by Wildbill22 (They have us surrounded again, the poor bastards- Gen Creighton Williams Abrams)
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To: servantboy777

With a NRST instead of an income tax, the IRS could be 1/10th the size it is and be prohibited from having contact with individual citizens.

Businesses would collect sales tax like they currently do, and they’d be subject to audit, but not the consumer.


45 posted on 07/02/2013 5:57:57 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: depressed in 06

Cruz makes me proud to be a native Texan.


46 posted on 07/02/2013 6:01:16 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: onyx

Hey Cruz, get back to me when that windmill actually falls. The IRS will NEVER be abolished in this country. The scandal is over. The MSM has stopped covering it. Congress likes the IRS since it is the biggest wealth transfer system ever devised. Congress writes law(s) that benefits big business and then big business rewards them with contributions.


47 posted on 07/02/2013 6:07:34 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: TArcher
I hope Cruz takes care of his health so we have him around restoring OURS for a long time.

Make no mistake, when people like Cruz want to demolish the IRS, there are those that want him dead. Nothing, and I mean NOTHING would surprise me with this criminal enterprise we call the U.S. government.

48 posted on 07/02/2013 6:11:46 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: unixfox

"I charge you to undertake your citizenship with a solemn dedication. Be a leader, but lead only toward the best. Lift up every task you do and every office you hold to the high level of service to God and to your fellowman. So live and serve that those who know you will be inspired to better living. We have too many who use their strength and their brains to exploit others and to gain selfish ends. I charge you to be among those who dedicate their skills and abilities to the common good. Build America on the solid foundations of clean living, honest work, unselfish citizenship and reverence for God, and, whatever others may say or do, you will leave behind you a record of which every Scout may be justly proud."


I don't know if Cruz is an Eagle Scout or not.  Based on a quick Google search I don't see that he is. 

But - he sure is what more of us who are, should've been.

Folks like Cruz inspire others to be better.  That by itself will put a political cross-hair on him.  May God bless him.

49 posted on 07/02/2013 6:20:46 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: onyx
Finish what the British started in August 1814.
50 posted on 07/02/2013 6:40:44 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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