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First-term Rep. Joaquin Castro: Texans have realized how extreme Sen. Ted Cruz is
nbclatino.com ^ | October 17, 2013 | Adriana Maestas

Posted on 10/17/2013 9:49:43 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

First term Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, represents Texas’ 20th congressional district, made up of the western half of San Antonio and Bexar County. The district reflects the 64 percent Latino population in San Antonio. Castro and his twin brother, Julian, the mayor of San Antonio, are considered rising stars in the Democratic Party. ....

Castro shared his thoughts on what Texans are now thinking about the Republican junior senator, whose father is originally from Cuba.

“During the government shutdown and now with the possibility of defaulting on the debt, Texans have realized his role and how extreme his voice is in Congress. People understand that he was the cause of the government shutdown. The impact on Texans has been devastating,” said Castro, who is of Mexican descent. ....

“Texas has the highest percentage of people without insurance at 25 percent, and 38 percent of Latinos in Texas don’t have health coverage. The governor and the Republican (controlled) Legislature have been completely tone deaf to that. I have worked with local agencies to make sure that the Affordable Care Act rollout is as successful as possible. We have been working with local agencies and local groups to sign up as many people as possible. We will continue to press Governor Perry and the Legislature to expand Medicaid,” Castro said.

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


TOPICS: Mexico; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; cuba; deathpanels; joaquincastro; juliancastro; mexico; obamacare; rickperry; texas; zerocare
Rep. Castro: Americans Won’t Be Able to Read All 10,535 Pages of Obamacare Regs - October 13, 2013 - After declining to say how many of the 10,535 pages of Obamacare regulations he has read himself, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) expressed doubts that anybody can plow through them all.

“I don’t think they’ll be able to read all of those regulations,” Castro replied when CNSNews.com asked him whether the American people should have to read the thick stack of regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act.

1 posted on 10/17/2013 9:49:43 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Senator Cruz will - of course - be offered a chance to respond.


2 posted on 10/17/2013 9:50:59 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Stick a fork into the Cornyn toaster.


3 posted on 10/17/2013 9:51:43 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Tailgunner Joe

From the Alamo City we also got Cornyn and Cisneros .


4 posted on 10/17/2013 9:53:29 PM PDT by Ramonne
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Castro’s mother is a big La Raza activist. That’s all we need to know about the Castro clan. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.


5 posted on 10/17/2013 9:55:06 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It figures this guy would say something like that.


6 posted on 10/17/2013 9:56:00 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: dandiegirl

Rep. Joaquin Castro.....just who is the extreme? Sickening!!!


7 posted on 10/17/2013 9:58:53 PM PDT by lula (Shine the light of truth Lord, confound the deceiver I pray...AMEN!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Joaquin Castro and his twin brother Julian are racist a-holes...

http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/09/28/Joaquin-and-Julian-Castro-s-Ties-to-Hispanic-Racism-Viva-La-Enchilada


8 posted on 10/17/2013 10:00:49 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“D-Texas”

There ought to be a law...


9 posted on 10/17/2013 10:02:42 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Is that Fidel’s twin sister?


10 posted on 10/17/2013 10:06:31 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: smoothsailing

It’s nuts.

It’s as if Fidel Castro and a cabal of illegal immigrant members of La Raza took over an entire district and turned it into a foreign-aligned city state. San Antonio this year barred any religious individual from serving in the city government. Clearly unconstitutional, yet NOBODY has filed a court case as I can tell. Where is the Texas AG on this travesty? San Antonio should be squeezed till its illegal occupiers squeal.


11 posted on 10/17/2013 10:07:31 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe

intelligent Texans thank their lucky stars a fearless patriot like Ted Cruz has stepped forward . Someone willing to tell the truth and not knuckle under to the Alinskyite tactics that are being spread far and wide .

Alinskyites belong in camps . From the top to bottom


12 posted on 10/17/2013 10:09:17 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: dandiegirl

Why is it necessary to point out that this Castro is of Mexican ancestry? Both he and that other Castro from Cuba can both STFU!


13 posted on 10/17/2013 10:13:52 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Somehow I doubt that commie buttwipes like Joaquin speak for very much of Texas.


14 posted on 10/17/2013 10:15:36 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Viennacon

“...the Castros are indoctrinated by the “Brown” version of Black Liberation Theology.”


15 posted on 10/17/2013 10:20:44 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I have no doubt in my mind if there was another Mexican-American war, San Antonio led by these two knuckleheads would join Mexico.


16 posted on 10/17/2013 10:25:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Wow! That’s extreme liberalism even for Northeast standards. What’s going on there Texas?

Geez! I would have expected that from Oakland or even Vermont.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 10:28:24 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Frank_2001

They say that Castro is Mexican and Cruz is Cuban because Mexicans hate Cubans. They don’t mention that Cruz’ mother is Mexican. They don’t want Mexicans to know that Cruz is part Mexican.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 10:30:13 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Viennacon
The Effort to Unseat Castro - October 17, 2013 - ....activists need about 63,000 signatures from San Antonians to have a recall election.... “By our estimate about 80 percent of the city is opposed to the ordinance: Castro clearly is bringing national politics to the local level because of obvious future aspirations, the most liberal ordinance in the country into a very conservative town.”
19 posted on 10/17/2013 10:35:25 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Quote from article: “he was the cause of the government shutdown”
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The sad truth is, this is exactly what the majority of the American public believe.
That Cruz and his fellow right wing extremists caused all the “pain”.

I don’t know how we can move past the absurd mindset of the majority.

Maybe it is because I had a bad day, but I don’t think our Republic can recover and right this ship.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 10:35:56 PM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It would be very difficult, but we’ve seen how terribly libtards perform in recall elections from Walker to Morse and Giron.

If we were able to recall this Marxist filth, and in doing so destroy his future aspirations, I would be a happy man.


21 posted on 10/17/2013 10:42:06 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe
People understand that he was the cause of the government shutdown. The impact on Texans has been devastating,” said Castro, who is of Mexican descent. ....

Devastating?

I did not see so much as a hiccup.

In fact, right here in a hotbed of both illegal aliens and anchor babies known as east Dallas I did not see any indication that ANYTHING was affected at all.

Zero. Nada. Nothing.

Looks like little Castro sees the world through obama glasses...

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22 posted on 10/17/2013 10:42:24 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They mean they’ve realized how threatening Cruz is to their gay extravaganza.


23 posted on 10/17/2013 10:45:47 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Tailgunner Joe
A little googling reveals that Joaquin, despite his last name, is a "a second-generation Mexican American".

It is well-known that Mexicanos are a rung or two below Cubans in the Latino hierarchy.

Sorry, Joaquin, you jerk, but I just had to point that out!

24 posted on 10/17/2013 10:47:22 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“I don’t think they’ll be able to read all of those regulations.”

They can’t read them because not only do they not speak English, they can’t read English. Mexicans are taking over Texas. I would hate to even see how many kids are in ESL classes. Expand Medicaid? NO!!!!


25 posted on 10/17/2013 10:50:18 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
They don’t mention that Cruz’ mother is Mexican.

Huh?

Cruz's mother is Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson Darragh Cruz.

Sounds downright Montezuma to me! Not.

26 posted on 10/17/2013 10:51:41 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Castro admits he got into college ahead of more qualified whites.


27 posted on 10/17/2013 11:11:49 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Gee, a Demo criticizing a Republican. How strange.


28 posted on 10/17/2013 11:37:18 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: TigersEye
Joaquin will be speaking for much of Texas once Obama gets his immigration reform.
29 posted on 10/17/2013 11:39:18 PM PDT by Swede Girl
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well this native Texan disagrees with this liar , this socialist democrat, this polidiot.... but I repeat myself.

Cruz will get my vote and support.

MSM presstitutes suck, literally ..... Doom on em all for the damage they do this country promoting its destruction piecemeal ...

My opinion.

Stay Safe Joe !


30 posted on 10/17/2013 11:52:53 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Joaquin Castro thinks his fellow DemonRATs have nailed their Republican foes with their standoff no compromise trick. Castro thinks he has the game in the bag and all he has to do is parrot the talking points like a mind-numbed robot and all will be easy money. We are smarter than this racist DemonRAT stooge who is gearing up for the next battle: Illegal Alien amnesty.

Zer0 has already telegraphed his next move designed to vilify Republicans with the Hispanic and Asian electorate. The move for immigration reform will be the ramming of amnesty down our throats. This will be one more sector of the electorate that the DemonRATs will use our tax money to buy the vote.


31 posted on 10/18/2013 12:26:50 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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