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Cruz: All of America Needs to be a Real "Promise Zone"
cruz.senate.gov ^ | January 9, 2014 | Ted Cruz

Posted on 01/09/2014 1:02:34 PM PST by Jim Robinson

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, released the follow statement regarding President Obama's "Promise Zones" announcement:

"It's altogether fitting that President Obama is today talking about income inequality because income inequality has increased dramatically as a direct result of his economic policies. Out-of-control government spending, debt, taxes, and regulations have killed millions of jobs. Unfortunately, rather than stop Washington's job-killing policies, President Obama proposes yet more government spending and debt. People need jobs. All of America needs to be a real 'Promise Zone'--with reduced barriers to small businesses creating private-sector jobs--and we should start by repealing every word of Obamacare, building the Keystone pipeline, abolishing the IRS, and rolling back abusive regulations.”


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cruz; incomeinequality; obama; obamacare; obamanomics; obamapovertyzones; promisezone; tedcruz; waronpoverty

1 posted on 01/09/2014 1:02:34 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: onyx; JustAmy; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; Alamo-Girl; bd476; ...

Now, that’s what I’ve been trying to say.

Go, Ted, GO!!


2 posted on 01/09/2014 1:04:23 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

We need fewer government handouts to local governments to carry out some stupid scheme of an ignorant dictator-wannabe.


3 posted on 01/09/2014 1:06:38 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Jim Robinson
Woo Hoo!!! Someone who GETS IT!
4 posted on 01/09/2014 1:08:40 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Jim Robinson

Steve Forbes said much the same thing when interviewed this AM


5 posted on 01/09/2014 1:10:32 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: FReepers; Patriots

All of America needs to be a real 'Promise Zone'--with reduced barriers to small businesses creating private-sector jobs--and we should start by repealing every word of Obamacare, building the Keystone pipeline, abolishing the IRS, and rolling back abusive regulations.”



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6 posted on 01/09/2014 1:13:38 PM PST 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: Jim Robinson

Ted Cruz BUMP! He nailed it.


7 posted on 01/09/2014 1:14:07 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Jim Robinson

He’s the very best!


8 posted on 01/09/2014 1:14:10 PM PST 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: Jim Robinson
Go Cruz!
9 posted on 01/09/2014 1:14:23 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson

bttt


10 posted on 01/09/2014 1:20:38 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Jim Robinson

If Ted Cruz actually became president, you might even bite the bullet and celebrate at Olive Garden. You would surely move to Texas then. Strong man, Humblegunner, could move your stuff to Texas fast.


11 posted on 01/09/2014 1:20:53 PM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Jim Robinson

The White House is a Broken Promise Zone.


12 posted on 01/09/2014 1:21:43 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Jim Robinson; super7man; Battle Axe; Rodamala; Fiddlstix; petercooper; firebrand; sr4402; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

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

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


13 posted on 01/09/2014 1:23:34 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Jim Robinson

It’s VERY interesting that Washington DC and its environs constitute a high-income zone, and even those areas a bit further away from DC are hurting.

In general, government and government-contractor jobs pay better than most private sector jobs. And while good private-sector jobs are becoming scarcer, the government sector just keeps on growing.

And many good government jobs go to the politically well-connected.

Phooey to all that! PHOOEY!!!!


14 posted on 01/09/2014 1:25:15 PM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Jim Robinson
All of America needs to be a real 'Promise Zone'

Well he's no Mr. ...we need 999 plan EMPOWERMENT ZONES.

Unlike one of the last presidential primary candidates.

If he also walks the walk, I would vote for Ted Cruz.
15 posted on 01/09/2014 1:33:10 PM PST by novemberslady
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To: Jim Robinson

Don’t stop Ted!!

10% Flat Tax

Repeal the 17th Amendment

TERM LIMITS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Add yours here......


16 posted on 01/09/2014 1:37:28 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Jim Robinson

Put down your shovel; sit on your ass; you’ve reached the promised zone.


17 posted on 01/09/2014 1:39:28 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Jim Robinson

If there’s ever been anything moral about the Left, now is the time for them to help us end the IRS. It was used against them in the past. It’s a known tool of political repression. Liberty demands it abolishment.


18 posted on 01/09/2014 1:45:14 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Jim Robinson

But if ALL of a America is a Promise Zone, then the government doesn’t get to choose who wins and loses!! This is clearly not the Chicago Doctrine!


19 posted on 01/09/2014 1:47:31 PM PST by the_Watchman
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To: Jim Robinson
This is why Conservatives love Cruz!

It takes the Jr. Senator from Texas to make this statement instead of the Republican Leadership in the House or Senate, or the RNC!

20 posted on 01/09/2014 1:51:23 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: DJ MacWoW; Jim Robinson
Now, that’s what I’ve been trying to say.

Woo Hoo!Someone who GETS it!

You've just figured out Jim gets it? grin

21 posted on 01/09/2014 2:23:47 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

LOL!!! Nope. A politician! :-)


22 posted on 01/09/2014 2:25:21 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Jim Robinson

I truly hate and despise these leftist (and violently).

First they attack conservative economic principles before they propose them in small “doses” in “zones” always targeted to areas of failed socialism experiments.

Wake up America and quit buying into their lies.


23 posted on 01/09/2014 2:31:00 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jack Kemp is rolling over in his grave, it was his idea "Enterprise Zones". This will be a cheesy SEIU rip off and money funneling scheme as bad as the Green-Shoots Energy failures.

The should be called Broken Promises Zones....

24 posted on 01/09/2014 3:09:37 PM PST by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: Jim Robinson
"...and we should start by repealing every word of Obamacare, building the Keystone pipeline, abolishing the IRS, and rolling back abusive regulations.”

Then submit legislation to do it. Talk alone isn't going to accomplish anything.

25 posted on 01/09/2014 3:14:59 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Jim Robinson

“Promise Zones”

Reminds me of the ‘New Economic Plan’ under lenin in the Soviet Union.


26 posted on 01/09/2014 3:51:36 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT


27 posted on 01/09/2014 4:20:46 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Jim Robinson
Go, Ted, GO!!

Amen, amen!! That's my Senator!

28 posted on 01/09/2014 4:49:16 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Hoodat

The White House is a Broken Promise Zone.

Yes, it is!

29 posted on 01/09/2014 4:50:11 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: dynachrome

Sounds like a communist five year plan.


30 posted on 01/09/2014 5:36:52 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

What is this “Promise Zone” stuff - somebody should remind Obama that evil Republicans were establishing “Urban Enterprise Districts” back in the days when Jack Kemp was whatever he was in the federal government - you’d think ‘rats would be embarrassed to focus attention on the fact that it’s taken them this long to come around to the idea....


31 posted on 01/09/2014 9:40:21 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Intolerant in NJ
you’d think ‘rats would be embarrassed to focus attention on the fact that it’s taken them this long to come around to the idea...

I'm suspicious. I can't imagine Democrats allowing a free market for any reason.

32 posted on 01/09/2014 9:43:28 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Jim Robinson

It should not be hard to show that just about every invisible “suit of clothes” sported by the Obama camp is very visible with the Cruz ideas.

But that’s probably just lagniappe. Doing something constructive about the cruel Obamacare debacle will be the main selling point. IMHO. Obamacare even hoses the welfare set!


33 posted on 01/09/2014 9:43:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: onyx
He’s the very best!

He would shred The Pantsuit in a debate.

She's going after him next.

34 posted on 01/09/2014 9:45:00 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

It is more than likely hollow. But just wait for the Democrat proposal to actually get outlined to see exactly where it IS hollow.


35 posted on 01/09/2014 9:45:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: DoodleDawg

Then submit legislation to do it. Talk alone isn’t going to accomplish anything.


How about he wait until Nov when he has 30+ more hands to do it with.

Or don’t you understand we flip House Reps every two years because they tend to run DC Trough after the first few months of office, and begin to detest their constituents.


36 posted on 01/09/2014 10:08:14 PM PST by txhurl
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To: txhurl
How about he wait until Nov when he has 30+ more hands to do it with.

How about do it now so you have something to run on in November?

37 posted on 01/10/2014 3:53:30 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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