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Ted Cruz Is Unstoppable
Poletical.com ^ | October 1st, 2013 | T. Carter

Posted on 10/06/2013 11:20:01 AM PDT by PingPongChampion

Ted Cruz has worked his way up the Republican chain, almost from nowhere. He has made a lot of enemies along the way, there is no doubt about that. No Republican in recent history has managed to cause such controversy and ruffle so many feathers. This could be the type of Republican that the GOP needs to shake off a decade worth of decline and division. America's left-wing media lapdogs may think the Tea Party has faded from conservatism, but they couldn't be more wrong. The Tea Party and Ted Cruz could deliver one of the biggest defeats in Democratic history by uniting the party's factions.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 113th; cruz; guns; obama; obamacare; shutdown
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1 posted on 10/06/2013 11:20:01 AM PDT by PingPongChampion
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To: PingPongChampion

sounds good to me.


2 posted on 10/06/2013 11:25:39 AM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: PingPongChampion

"No Republican in recent history has managed to cause such controversy and ruffle so many feathers."

Really?

3 posted on 10/06/2013 11:26:31 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: PingPongChampion

The best three things that will when Cruz becomes president:

3. He will sign the total repeal of Obamacare.

2. He will forever consign the Clintons to the dustbin of history.

and the #1 best thing that will happen when Cruz becomes president?

The traitor John McCain will finally switch parties and hopefully take that fag Lindsey Graham with him (if he’s still in office)!


4 posted on 10/06/2013 11:27:03 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: PingPongChampion
The Tea Party and Ted Cruz could deliver one of the biggest defeats in Democratic history by uniting the party's factions.

I hope so. I despise rats.

5 posted on 10/06/2013 11:29:14 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: bikerman

The GOP is facing a true upstart renegade, within their very own party right now.

Go Ted.

Give ‘em heck.

Pay more attention to Cruz, and less attention to McCain and all the rest of the brain-dead zombies who have taken over what used to be a political party.

PS: Buy American.


6 posted on 10/06/2013 11:29:14 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: PingPongChampion

Hard to lose when the Lord has your back


7 posted on 10/06/2013 11:31:11 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: PingPongChampion

Cruz Control!


8 posted on 10/06/2013 11:31:54 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: PingPongChampion

The GOP needs to be put on Cruz Control.


9 posted on 10/06/2013 11:33:21 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: PingPongChampion

Compare Ted Cruz’s short time in the Senate to Barack Obama’s. There is none.


10 posted on 10/06/2013 11:34:28 AM PDT by upsdriver ( Palin/West '16)
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To: PingPongChampion

Unstoppbale him!


11 posted on 10/06/2013 11:34:38 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"just a thecond, 2ndDV. I've rustled plently of feathers. Tho many feathers."


12 posted on 10/06/2013 11:35:17 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: PingPongChampion

The RINOs are going to do to him the same thing they did to Palin: Sit back and let the Treason party attempt to destroy him so they can then prop up another RINO for POTUS.


13 posted on 10/06/2013 11:42:05 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe the author has a different opinion on the span of time “recent” means.


14 posted on 10/06/2013 11:43:27 AM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: PingPongChampion
The entrenched powers the be do not like getting their feathers ruffled.

Too bad for them.

15 posted on 10/06/2013 11:45:39 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I agree, it will be tried and also, the MSM will try what they have done, it’s just this time it won’t work.


16 posted on 10/06/2013 11:49:48 AM PDT by BeadCounter (Really? Syria?)
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To: PingPongChampion

Cruz could be one of many peers if more stood up like him. In essence, he is displaying leadership.


17 posted on 10/06/2013 11:51:09 AM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree. People are getting carried away. I’m from Texas and would vote for Cruz for President but I’m not unrealistic in discounting every other politician. I’ve seen where Cruz voices true conservatism, I do not note any bills he has passed, the House is who has defunded Obamacare and shut down the government.


18 posted on 10/06/2013 11:52:51 AM PDT by BeadCounter (Really? Syria?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I love ‘em both.


19 posted on 10/06/2013 11:52:51 AM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: BeadCounter

I don’t want a legislator to “pass bills” I want them to get rid of Obamacare, red tape for businesses, welfare, political correctness and so much more.


20 posted on 10/06/2013 11:54:51 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: PingPongChampion
He has made a lot of enemies along the way, there is no doubt about that. No Republican in recent history has managed to cause such controversy and ruffle so many feathers.

As long as he continues to make the right enemies and ruffle the right feathers, this guy Cruz sounds more and more like someone I can vote for in 2016.
21 posted on 10/06/2013 11:56:49 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The RINOs are going to do to him the same thing they did to Palin: Sit back and let the Treason party attempt to destroy him so they can then prop up another RINO for POTUS.

This is exactly what the corrupt "Two-Party Cartel" does at its best.

22 posted on 10/06/2013 11:58:47 AM PDT by Digger
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I get it, well Walker did some of that in Wisconsin, I’m sure Palin did some of those things in Wisconsin. Walker definitely cut down on red tape to start businesses and on the self-employed in Wisconsin. So where has Cruz done any of the things you state? Obamacare still opened up its doors.


23 posted on 10/06/2013 11:58:48 AM PDT by BeadCounter (Really? Syria?)
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To: wastedyears
"Maybe the author has a different opinion on the span of time “recent” means."

I happen to like both Cruz and Palin a lot. It's pretty awesome that Sarah ruffles the feathers of the GOPe, but she has been doing that as a private citizen since she came onto the public national platform.

I completely respect Sarah and would gladly vote for her on any ballot.

However, what Cruz is doing is on an entirely different (and higher in my opinion) level than what she does. He is making all of this noise as a currently sitting US Senator. The amount of flack that he has to take from the democrats is one thing, but to have to continually receive it from fellow "republicans" is another.

Ted Cruz is the man we need these days in Washington. He turns on the lights and the roaches scatter.

24 posted on 10/06/2013 12:00:12 PM PDT by Preachin' (I stand with many voters who will never vote for a pro abortion candidate.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I think, too, that the “Tea Party” name should be rather called the “American Tea Party”. It’s too easy for Obama to trivialize “tea” party and bastardize it by crude references to “tea baggers” - not so much if it’s called “American”.


25 posted on 10/06/2013 12:00:13 PM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Tench_Coxe

I think you have stated it well, Cruz has shown leadership, leadership of the wants of the Tea Party and many other Republicans and Americans.


26 posted on 10/06/2013 12:01:06 PM PDT by BeadCounter (Really? Syria?)
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To: BeadCounter

Mr. Cruz has been there NINE MONTHS bud. Most people barely have any impact on a new job at that point.


27 posted on 10/06/2013 12:01:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
"just a thecond, 2ndDV. I've rustled plently of feathers. Tho many feathers."

Yes... Many feathers in his feather pillow as he was biting it...

28 posted on 10/06/2013 12:06:21 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: BeadCounter

I don’t think the “pass any bills” things matters much to the American people. After all, we elected “Senator short-term” that really had no resume by my recollection and he had a record of voting “present.”

With that said, I will not discount the power of the media and GOP elite to destroy any candidate that threatens them. Unlike FReepers, most Americans are lazy and get their news from the MSM and they will never portray Cruz or any other conservative in a good light. Whoever our nominee is will likely be facing the inevitable first woman Presidency. We hear it all the time on this site - Benghazi will sink her, but do your own polling and ask people that don’t follow politics and they known nothing about it and probably don’t care.

Hope and pray that I am wrong, but I just don’t have that much faith left in the American people and our political process. We are bankrupting our nation and the math is impossible with people that demand what the politicians promised.


29 posted on 10/06/2013 12:07:41 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

McAss will retire in 2016


30 posted on 10/06/2013 12:07:47 PM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well of course that, but...


31 posted on 10/06/2013 12:13:52 PM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Get rid of this guy.


32 posted on 10/06/2013 12:22:00 PM PDT by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You are so negative. Have you thrown in the towel on this country?


33 posted on 10/06/2013 12:29:29 PM PDT by GilGil
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
The RINOs are going to do to him the same thing they did to Palin: Sit back and let the Treason party attempt to destroy him ...

I'm not so sure about that. This is only anecdotal, but discussions with a number of otherwise conservative women have convinced me that one significant reason for their dislike of Palin is her beauty. I've heard far too many women dismiss her because of her looks; it's clear that they feel threatened by her, as she is the complete package beautiful: beautiful, charming, intelligent and persuasive.

34 posted on 10/06/2013 12:37:42 PM PDT by Salvey
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To: PingPongChampion
"Ted Cruz has worked his way up the Republican chain, almost from nowhere. He has made a lot of enemies along the way, there is no doubt about that."

Right on! Moreover, the enemies Sen. Cruz has made are either traitors, gutless cowards, or both, including the fifth-column MSM political B&Ws.

35 posted on 10/06/2013 12:41:55 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: PingPongChampion
Too bad we cannot replace the ass hats in the GOP that oppose his works for us. And if he is running for 2016 we will be getting some ignorant Republicans that will do as much damage at the communist Democrats in trying to trash him. Same ass hats that did Romney in by depicting he would do more damage than King Obama. Fools.
36 posted on 10/06/2013 12:48:31 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Twinkie

Have to think that one over, for a while.

Thanks for your feedback.


37 posted on 10/06/2013 12:54:27 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: PingPongChampion


38 posted on 10/06/2013 12:54:49 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: PingPongChampion

Ted Cruz Is Doing Something That’s(Unfortunately)UNUSUAL!He’s Doing Just What He Promised His Supporters!!!


39 posted on 10/06/2013 12:58:15 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: BeadCounter
I do not note any bills he has passed,..

Precisely what we need.. More like him that feels more government is not what we need, be an obstructionist, stop everything and everything they can, until it squeaks in Washington..

If someone would just propose that the budget be cut 10% a year for 5 years and let the dust settle.. Find out what we really need to be funded by attrition..

40 posted on 10/06/2013 1:09:22 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
“The best three things that will when Cruz becomes president:”

Of what country? Canada? Cruz should not (I can't say “will” not because Obama did it) become president as he is ineligible to the office (Born in Canada). Does the constitution change when we are talking about a REPUBLICAN nominee?

If you support the constitution, (everyone should), then Cruz should not even run for president. Unless Barry was born in Kenya or Canada, Cruz is less eligible than Barry is. At least Obama has a forged birth certificate saying he was born in the USA. Cruz can't even claim that.

Cruz is a great guy. How about Senate majority leader? A VERY powerful position. How about any cabinet post he wants? Chief of staff? Why would he have to be “president” to be relevant?

If any of you REALLY want to know what you are talking about when it comes to NBC, you MUST read this comprehensive and definitive essay on the subject. It is very long, that’s why it’s “comprehensive”.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2840767/posts

41 posted on 10/06/2013 1:11:40 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Amen to that! Bro!


42 posted on 10/06/2013 1:15:27 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: PingPongChampion

Many of the run-of-the-mill Repubs recognize his leadership and naturally want to follow him rather than Boehner/Graham, etc.


43 posted on 10/06/2013 1:16:54 PM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: PingPongChampion

Patience please

Irrational exuberance goeth before a fall


44 posted on 10/06/2013 1:18:51 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: faucetman
Anti-Cruz birthers have been getting the zot on FR. Jim has made that they are NOT welcome here on FR.

/johnny

45 posted on 10/06/2013 1:21:28 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: PingPongChampion; Oldeconomybuyer; pax_et_bonum; samiam1972; Irish Eyes; Patriot Babe; noprogs; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!


46 posted on 10/06/2013 1:23:59 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: BeadCounter
I do not note any bills he has passed, the House is who has defunded Obamacare and shut down the government.

Not a requirement for POTUS.

Conservative Leadership, on the other hand, is a requirement.

Senator Cruz has this characteristic in large quantities.

Much more, by far, than any other potential POTUS candidate in the GOP with the exception of Governor Palin.
47 posted on 10/06/2013 1:28:54 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; BeadCounter
Mr. Cruz has been there NINE MONTHS bud. Most people barely have any impact on a new job at that point.

And here we have Senator Cruz effectively stopping the roll-out of Obamacare, Obama's "Signature" achievement by leading the charge for defunding this socialized medicine nightmare.

We also have Senator Cruz leading, from the Senate, against the Amnesty platform of Rubio or anyone else's Amnesty program such as Rand Paul's Amnesty program.
48 posted on 10/06/2013 1:32:38 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: PingPongChampion
In a message through Palin’s PAC on Tuesday, Cruz wrote: “We started out as underdogs in a long, competitive primary. But despite the odds being stacked against us, Governor Palin and SarahPAC showed daring leadership by endorsing my campaign. The Governor’s vision and the support of patriots like you helped transform my long-shot candidacy into victory on election night.”

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“I would not be in the United States Senate today if it were not for Sarah Palin,” said Cruz

49 posted on 10/06/2013 1:39:03 PM PDT by ansel12 ( 'I'm on That New Obama Diet... Every Day I Let Vladimir Putin Eat My Lunch' .)
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To: PingPongChampion
We must all be Ronald Reagan


50 posted on 10/06/2013 1:41:05 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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