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Conservatives shower Sen. Cruz of Texas with praise at Orlando gathering
Palm Beach Post ^ | Aug 31, 2013 | George Bennett

Posted on 08/31/2013 8:32:18 PM PDT by Innovative

Cruz, one of four potential 2016 presidential candidates to speak to the two-day gathering, got by far the most enthusiastic response from the limited-government, free-market group.

He received standing ovations when he called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service and repealing the federal health care law.

Cruz, Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Texas Gov. Rick Perry all made speeches to the group and got the most enthusiastic responses when they sounded anti-Washington themes.

While the 2016 election is more than three years away, Tucker and other activists said it’s not too soon to size up which candidate can run against what Tucker expects to be a Hillary Clinton Democratic candidacy.

(Excerpt) Read more at palmbeachpost.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida; US: Louisiana; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; bobbyjindal; conservatives; cruz; deathpanels; elections; florida; louisiana; marcorubio; obamacare; rickperry; tedcruz; texas; zerocare
An important consideration -- we need a conservative, WHO CAN WIN against a Dem candidate, whether it's Hillary or whoever.
1 posted on 08/31/2013 8:32:18 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Go, Cruz, GO!! FUMR!!


2 posted on 08/31/2013 8:39:18 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Innovative; xzins; Jim Robinson

Cruz doesn’t have to check with his publicists or advisors to find out what his position on any subject might be. Cruz is a dyed in the wool Reagan Conservative. He is the closest thing to Reagan I have seen since 1988.

Everyone else on that speaker list is a lightweight when compared to Cruz.


3 posted on 08/31/2013 8:40:10 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Innovative

Two out of the four are already finished before they even start.

Rubio is out.
Perry is out.


4 posted on 08/31/2013 8:42:33 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Innovative

Ninety nine percent of conservatives can beat Hitlery but RINOs the Pravda media and conservatives eating their own will not let the 99% win. Find a candidate you can agree with most of the time and go with it. No one person is perfect but every conservative but Rubio. I would vote for.


5 posted on 08/31/2013 8:44:39 PM PDT by WilliamRobert (Ted Cruz is my senator)
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To: Innovative

Bs bs bs. No conservative can “win” because Big Media, the democrats and and the republicans join forces to kill them.


6 posted on 08/31/2013 8:45:42 PM PDT by DManA
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To: tennmountainman

Perry/Cruz 2016.


7 posted on 08/31/2013 8:45:58 PM PDT by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: varina davis

Ticket doesn’t work.

Guess why.


8 posted on 08/31/2013 8:50:37 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: varina davis

Perry is already done. Sorry.


9 posted on 08/31/2013 8:51:09 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: txrangerette

TX/TX


10 posted on 08/31/2013 8:53:02 PM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Innovative.
He received standing ovations when he called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service and repealing the federal health care law.

11 posted on 08/31/2013 8:54:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Innovative

Cruz = Good
Jindal, Perry, Rubio = Bad, for those uninformed


12 posted on 08/31/2013 9:12:06 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: tennmountainman

We need a candidate who can win. Someone bipartisan, from the northeast like Chris Christie! /sarc


13 posted on 08/31/2013 9:20:30 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Theodore R.

Well said, Sir.


14 posted on 08/31/2013 9:29:18 PM PDT by In Another Time... (Robert Wone, Hate Crime victim)
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To: Innovative; Jim Robinson

Also found this:

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas the toast of conservative activists in Orlando | Tampa Bay Times

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/national/texas-sen-ted-cruz-the-toast-of-conservative-activists-in-orlando/2139423

Someone might want to post it as a seperate thread...


15 posted on 08/31/2013 9:32:50 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: varina davis

Rick Perry says that Ted Cruz is heartless.


16 posted on 08/31/2013 9:38:52 PM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: iowamark
Rick Perry says that Ted Cruz is heartless.

Actually Perry had three things to say about Cruz, that he is heartless, that he is ruthless, and that he is...um..wait now...the third...the third one...the third one was...

17 posted on 08/31/2013 9:44:38 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Theodore R.; In Another Time...; Innovative; Jim Robinson

Perry, Palin, Cruz have Jim’s ok as potential candidates. (He’s very high on Cruz as are most of us.) I can cite it for you if need be. Also, his caution not to tear down someone because they aren’t “your one and only”, to paraphrase.

Then along come the usual, to evidence that they can’t say hurray for x without saying that y or z is BAD.

Well, yes they can, they just simply refuse.

Have learned nothing from past, bitter experience.

And a word to the unwise: listing Perry with Jindal and Rubio - or any others that few of us can stomach for overwhelming reasons, such as Rubio - does not fool anyone but the ignorant.

That is done to propagandize against, not to inform.


18 posted on 08/31/2013 9:45:35 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Fightin Whitey

Now THAT was funny!


19 posted on 08/31/2013 9:56:49 PM PDT by Nero Germanicus
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To: txrangerette

The four of them were mentioned in the article.

“Cruz, Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Texas Gov. Rick Perry all made speeches to the group and got the most enthusiastic responses when they sounded anti-Washington themes. “


20 posted on 08/31/2013 10:02:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Fightin Whitey

Hey.. Perry would be an excellent Chief of Staff. Easy.....


21 posted on 08/31/2013 10:03:10 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: iowamark; Jim Robinson

If you google “Perry withdraws ‘heartless’ comment”...

Rick Perry to Newsmax: I Regret ‘Heartless’ Comment on Immigration

http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/RickPerry-immigration-heartless-education/2011/09/28/id/412594

First sentence says he apologized for describing those who disagree with policy in that way.

Therefore he didn’t say it about Cruz.

Cruz wasn’t even on the horizon then as a politician.

But I’m pretty sure you know these things already.


22 posted on 08/31/2013 10:04:24 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: txrangerette
A lot of people are so sorry for various statements once they hit the media. You know that Mr. Perry was expressing his true beliefs the first time.
23 posted on 08/31/2013 10:13:32 PM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Innovative

I would like this ticket...

Cruz/Jindal at top of ticket.

Then Palin in the cabinet, also Treasury as Rand Paul.


24 posted on 08/31/2013 10:23:04 PM PDT by ktw (72 ID, Finally Retired after 25 years!)
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To: Innovative
An important consideration -- we need a conservative, WHO CAN WIN against a Dem candidate, whether it's Hillary or whoever.

Hillary won't be the nominee. Her health problems are far worse than is generally known.

25 posted on 08/31/2013 10:27:17 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Fightin Whitey
the third...the third one...the third one was...

Ha! I hope Perry doesn't run again. He is basically a good guy, but his presidential primary campaign was embarrassing.

26 posted on 08/31/2013 10:51:32 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Innovative

> “He received standing ovations when he called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service.....”

Y E S

Y E S

Y E S

Y E S

Y E S


27 posted on 08/31/2013 10:53:23 PM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: iowamark

I have said so many times that more than 90 percent of the folks we elect as Republicans are not real conservatives and they fake it with tough speeches for which Rick Perry is famous.


28 posted on 08/31/2013 11:35:42 PM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW, PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN,CHANGE I BELIEVE IN)
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To: Fightin Whitey

the third one was “loops”


29 posted on 09/01/2013 12:27:41 AM PDT by theoldmarine (lost two heroes in one day Palin/Jobs - what a pity!)
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To: iowamark

A lot of people are so sorry for various statements once they hit the media. You know that Mr. Perry was expressing his true beliefs the first time.
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You must have forgotten that Perry was supporting Dewhurst for Sen. at the time; thus his deragatory comments. Cruz beat out Dewhurst in the runoff and became Senator... THANK GOD!!

Jindal, while not eligible (like Rubio isn’t)for POTUS, has worked in DC before and might be a good pick for a Cabinet position. .....Just something to think about.


30 posted on 09/01/2013 12:46:28 AM PDT by octex
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To: octex

Oops..

Should be derogAtory. It’s the TX drawl that caused the wrong spelling...


31 posted on 09/01/2013 1:07:24 AM PDT by octex
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To: octex

Oops..

Should be derogAtory. It’s the TX drawl that caused the wrong spelling...


32 posted on 09/01/2013 1:09:00 AM PDT by octex
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To: octex

Oops..

Should be derogAtory. It’s the TX drawl that caused the wrong spelling...


33 posted on 09/01/2013 1:19:20 AM PDT by octex
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To: DManA
Bs bs bs. No conservative can “win” because Big Media, the democrats and and the republicans join forces to kill them.

So let's just run another RINO to make their job easier for them.

34 posted on 09/01/2013 1:21:26 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Innovative

It’s too bad Cruz was born in Canada


35 posted on 09/01/2013 2:02:21 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama is the biggest joke. But I can't laugh.)
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To: Fightin Whitey

Ouch !


36 posted on 09/01/2013 4:11:58 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Innovative
An important consideration -- we need a conservative, WHO CAN WIN against a Dem candidate, whether it's Hillary or whoever.

And we need to support whoever our side ends up with. I know I'll get blasted for saying so, but a rabid dog would be an improvement over Obama. Some say that compromising their integrity, by voting for a flawed candidate is verboten - I say, look at what we get when we demand perfection.

37 posted on 09/01/2013 5:07:37 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: varina davis
Perry/Cruz 2016.

Per the 12th Amendment you lose the Texas electoral votes right off the bat. And with that probably the election.

38 posted on 09/01/2013 5:13:33 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Innovative

yea, let’s put a canadian in the white house. it couldn’t be any worse then what we’ve got now
/s

we don’t follow the Constitution and people wonder why the current _resident and his party proceed to trample all over it.

we’re (supposedly) a nation of laws. laws are contracts of agreements built upon previous agreements. if a contract is in breech, then any subsequent contracts are also in breech. since the founding agreement is called the Constitution... and it’s in breech... it’s tough to understand how any law in the United States is still in effect, other then general agreement. at which point, we would cease to be a nation of laws and devolve into a nation of men.

which is where we are today.


39 posted on 09/01/2013 5:16:00 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: ktw
Cruz/Jindal at top of ticket.

Then watch all the Birther heads explode.

40 posted on 09/01/2013 5:17:04 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Innovative

We need somebody who is savvy to the media and doesn’t have to measure his words. Cruz is light years ahead of Perry - the media would make what they did to Palin look like a love fest compared to what they will do to him. He simply is not as intelligent as Cruz.


41 posted on 09/01/2013 5:19:28 AM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: Innovative
You sound like Karl Rove with the "WHO CAN WIN" BS.

You would suggest another one of those "WHO CAN WIN" like Mitt Romney or John MeCain?

Ted Cruz is just too "radical" & unelectable for you?

42 posted on 09/01/2013 5:41:02 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: TexasCajun

“You sound like Karl Rove with the “WHO CAN WIN” BS.”

You sound like an Obamabot or Hillarybot trying to con people into supporting some “conservative” who has no chance of winning against the Dem candidate.

You are the one who said that Ted Cruz is unelectable, not me.


43 posted on 09/01/2013 7:04:00 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

I have no idea if Cruz can ever be elected president or not. But it is so...damned...refreshing to see someone saying what he honestly, truly believes rather than spouting whatever his handlers say the focus groups are buying into.


44 posted on 09/01/2013 8:36:06 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nero Germanicus; txhurl

Yeah, kind of rough.

I liked Perry going into the 2012 campaign and hoped he would set the country on fire.

Now they say it was partly his back, etc.

I still like the guy a lot—shoot a coyote while jogging in town? come on, I’d vote for him just for that!—but he seems to have Bushitis when it comes to expressing himself...

I meant no real offense to Perry and none at all to God Bless Texas, no way no how....


45 posted on 09/01/2013 4:35:40 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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