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Ted Cruz Says Obama Should Threaten Iran
HispanicBusiness.com ^ | February 7, 2014 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 02/07/2014 5:32:24 PM PST by SoConPubbie

Expanding his attack on the administration's nuclear deal with Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday said that President Obama should end talks, demand Tehran give up its nuclear program immediately and use military force if the terrorist nation doesn't give in.

A "responsible president," the Texas Republican told a conference on Iran's grab for a nuclear weapon, "would stand up and say unequivocally, in terms that allow no confusion, 'Under no circumstances will the nation of Iran be allowed to acquire nuclear weapon capability, and they will either halt now or we will use every step necessary including direct military force to stop them.'"

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Cruz, one of the Senate's harshest critics of the U.S. deal to trade sanctions on Iran in exchange for drawing down its nuclear weapons program, also said that the United States should arm Israel with so-called "bunker buster" bombs capable of destroying Iran's bomb plants deep below the surface of the earth.

"At a very minimum," the first-term senator said, "we should be making available bunker busters to Israel. That if Israel is going to be forced to defend itself, it should have the tools to effectively eliminate this program."

Cruz also called for swift approval of new and broader economic sanctions in Iran.

He called the deal being discussed in Geneva and pushed by Secretary of State John Kerry "a very very bad deal and an historic mistake" and a lethal threat to Israel.

Instead of "appeasement," Cruz said, "we should act against an enemy of the United States."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: cruz; demagogicparty; iran; israel; johnmccain; neocon; nuclear; obama; paleolibs; randsconcerntrolls; tedcruz; texas; waronterror
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1 posted on 02/07/2014 5:32:24 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie; Gene Eric; Principled; mandaladon; Hulka; CAluvdubya; warsaw44; Alissa; ontap; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

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

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


2 posted on 02/07/2014 5:33:09 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

The One doesn’t bluff.


3 posted on 02/07/2014 5:33:52 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Only in the case of Syria, right?


4 posted on 02/07/2014 5:34:56 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Well, I guess, since he said he doesn’t bluff, we can assume he always will bluff.

Maybe he was just bluffing when he said “I don’t bluff”?


5 posted on 02/07/2014 5:38:51 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: SoConPubbie

OMG! What a maniac! Threatening Iran!

I guess we had to expect that Cruz would get the Goldwater treatment. Can’t elect him cuz he’s a warmonger!


6 posted on 02/07/2014 5:40:24 PM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: SoConPubbie

Cruz is absolutely correct.


7 posted on 02/07/2014 5:40:31 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Olog-hai; Blue Collar Christian
Only in the case of Syria, right?

Why would think he bluffed on Syria?
8 posted on 02/07/2014 5:41:01 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

Red lines?


9 posted on 02/07/2014 5:42:03 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Red lines?

Ok, what am I, a mind-reader?

try using complete sentences.
10 posted on 02/07/2014 5:43:20 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

A threat from Obama is sort of pointless, the Iranian government would just call his bluff.

Cruz is wrong, a threat from Obama first would just give him a chance to back down and reduce America’s credibility even further.


11 posted on 02/07/2014 5:45:20 PM PST by I_Like_Spam
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To: I_Like_Spam
Cruz is wrong, a threat from Obama first would just give him a chance to back down and reduce America’s credibility even further.

No, Ted Cruz is not wrong, you are.

What a knuckle-head.
12 posted on 02/07/2014 5:46:29 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

HEY, YO! Teddy Boy!!

Hussein IS IRAN!!

What the F*** part about Valery Jarret DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND!!!

After a legitimate trial, they both need to be HUNG for treason, from a lamp post on Pennsylvania avenue.


14 posted on 02/07/2014 5:48:50 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: SoConPubbie

He was talked down, the way the story goes, but there is no telling. He has supplied our enemy with the means to persecute Christians, so I guess he has SOME success. And the Syrians are handing over their gas, right?


16 posted on 02/07/2014 5:52:37 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian; Olog-hai
He was talked down, the way the story goes, but there is no telling. He has supplied our enemy with the means to persecute Christians, so I guess he has SOME success. And the Syrians are handing over their gas, right?

I still have no clue as to what you and Olog-hai are talking about. Please provide me with a link to an article that gives me, and hopefully others, some context on this issue.
17 posted on 02/07/2014 5:54:05 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Olog-hai
We could use a new word in the language to build upon a whole new word vocabulary and dictionary for this administration and Obama.
It's not bluffing, but, fluffing
As in letting America's enemies walk all over us.
A paper tiger.
Fluffies....
18 posted on 02/07/2014 5:54:43 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: SoConPubbie
Right. Go hitch your wagon to John McCain and ride that one down into the dust in 2016.

This country is broke, and we don't need one more Ivy League jack@ss who'd convert to Islam before he ever put on a military uniform to tell us what kind of ideas he has for using this country's military forces to support his globalist agenda.

19 posted on 02/07/2014 5:55:22 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: SoConPubbie; Olog-hai

Are we talking about Obama or Ted Cruz?


20 posted on 02/07/2014 5:56:02 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

I saw “The One” and assumed Obama. Just media fatigue, I guess.


21 posted on 02/07/2014 5:57:23 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: SoConPubbie

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3120003/posts


22 posted on 02/07/2014 5:57:49 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: Alberta's Child
This country is broke, and we don't need one more Ivy League jack@ss who'd convert to Islam before he ever put on a military uniform to tell us what kind of ideas he has for using this country's military forces to support his globalist agenda.

Well, so I see your ability to think a topic through and see relevant patterns are totally shot, or is it you've started early on the week-end libations?
23 posted on 02/07/2014 5:57:51 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Olog-hai
I saw “The One” and assumed Obama. Just media fatigue, I guess.

Thanks.
24 posted on 02/07/2014 5:58:23 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie
Just think ? a few months ago it was considered this Administration's and the State department's grand victory foreign relations triumph with everyone singing kumbaya and everyone was suppose to get all along.
That is ? that's what the main stream media told us.

25 posted on 02/07/2014 5:58:50 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: SoConPubbie

Why would Soebarkah (aka ‘Obama’) threaten IRAN (the country that planted him inside the USA to destroy us)?


26 posted on 02/07/2014 5:58:57 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: SoConPubbie; Alberta's Child
Well, so I see your ability to think a topic through and see relevant patterns are totally shot, or is it you've started early on the week-end libations?

Or is it that you are one of the wacky Libertarians like Ron Paul who thinks we didn't need to fight either the Civil War or WWII?
27 posted on 02/07/2014 6:00:48 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Alberta's Child

You are an anti-Semite.


28 posted on 02/07/2014 6:04:05 PM PST by Manic_Episode (F the Whigs)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

If Ted runs for president I know who I’m voting for.


29 posted on 02/07/2014 6:05:19 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: SoConPubbie
Ted Cruz Says Obama Should Threaten Iran

He's too busy threatening Americans.
30 posted on 02/07/2014 6:05:30 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: SoConPubbie

I think he did send a strongly worded letter.


31 posted on 02/07/2014 6:12:07 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: SoConPubbie

Empty threat.

No one is scared of that panzy but the republicans.


32 posted on 02/07/2014 6:12:11 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Manic_Episode

I’ve reported this post as “Abuse” and expect to see it removed. When you resort to that kind of idiocy on a respectable website, you’ve pretty much admitted that you have nothing to say.


33 posted on 02/07/2014 6:26:32 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: SoConPubbie; Alberta's Child
Well, so I see your ability to think a topic through and see relevant patterns are totally shot, or is it you've started early on the week-end libations?

Or is it that you are one of the wacky Libertarians like Ron Paul who thinks we didn't need to fight either the Civil War or WWII?


Of course we needed to fight them - we need to follow the orders of financial elites.

When they schedule a war, everybody has to participate.

On a not completely unrelated note, the new world order reading assignment of the day:

W. Averell Harriman
34 posted on 02/07/2014 6:27:00 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: PieterCasparzen
Of course we needed to fight them - we need to follow the orders of financial elites.

When they schedule a war, everybody has to participate.


Not you too Pieter.

Sad.
35 posted on 02/07/2014 6:28:49 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

Hussein only knows how to threaten U.S. citizens.


36 posted on 02/07/2014 6:30:05 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: Alberta's Child; Manic_Episode
I’ve reported this post as “Abuse” and expect to see it removed. When you resort to that kind of idiocy on a respectable website, you’ve pretty much admitted that you have nothing to say.

Don't look now, Alberta's Child, but I think the Admin deleted your post instead!
37 posted on 02/07/2014 6:30:35 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie; All

EXCELLENT Ted Cruz, right ON the money.

Love the mantalk!


38 posted on 02/07/2014 6:41:38 PM PST by Syncro ("So?" - -Andrew Breitbart --The King of All Media RIP Feb 1, 1969 to Mar 1, 2012)
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To: SoConPubbie

It is sad. All lies. As a kid I was so fond of reading WWII history. I still listen to music of that era. My favorite movies, all lies. Subtle, but still lies.

But reality eventually hit home.

FDR = big lie. I have to laugh when I see old “Waltons” repeats; they worship FDR as some sort of hero. Yet he was the biggest Wall Street carpetbagger new world order tycoon from New York old money one can possibly imagine.

Bernard Baruch as an advisor to FDR ? Bernard Baruch ? He ran much of WWI. Still in there operating during WWII ?

That stinks like scam of all scams.

Just listen to videos of interviews with Antony Sutton.

Even if you can’t verify every detail of what he says, there are a few key points that just stiiiinnnkkkk of conspiracy.

Why would a bunch of Wall Street operators take millions of dollars to the Bolsheviks to help during their revolution under the cheesy excuse of a Red Cross mission ? Stiiinnnnkkkkksss.

Capitalists should want nothing to do with communism.

Both Repubs and Dems rank and file are rubes.

Financial elites are calling the key shots (not all, just the key ones) behind the scenes.

Financial elites plan and execute the wars and revolutions.

Sorry, Dorothy, you’re not in Kansas any more.


39 posted on 02/07/2014 6:45:52 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: SoConPubbie

It’s not worth attacking Iran.... Unless 0bama moves there.


40 posted on 02/07/2014 7:14:19 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: jsanders2001

Yes, I as well.


41 posted on 02/07/2014 7:28:12 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: SoConPubbie

Cruz is correct.

BUT

Obama would Threaten (and exterminate) the whites,
Christians, Jews, and conservatives in CONGRESS
before he would SERIOUSLY go after al Qaeda or Iran.


42 posted on 02/07/2014 7:41:36 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: PieterCasparzen

No doubt! Hitler was in on it too. He never actually invaded anyone. These morons will never get it.


43 posted on 02/07/2014 7:59:43 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: SoConPubbie

‘We’ supplied Israel with a few GBU 28’s back in 2009, under Obama. Bush was holding back on the deal because Israel sold China some military Tech, which we were not happy about.


44 posted on 02/07/2014 8:13:06 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Old Yeller

Has FR been infiltrated by obama apologists or republicans? I can’t tell.../s


45 posted on 02/07/2014 8:13:27 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: RandallFlagg
"He's too busy threatening Americans."

Sledge hammer on head of nail...!

46 posted on 02/07/2014 8:14:22 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: SoConPubbie
These two statements make the most sense (I don't believe Cruz is a NeoCon):

"Instead of "appeasement," Cruz said, "we should act against an enemy of the United States."

"Cruz, one of the Senate's harshest critics of the U.S. deal to trade sanctions on Iran in exchange for drawing down its nuclear weapons program, also said that the United States should arm Israel with so-called "bunker buster" bombs capable of destroying Iran's bomb plants deep below the surface of the earth.


47 posted on 02/07/2014 8:27:24 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: SoConPubbie

The Iranians chat “Death to America” constantly.

One of these days Miami or NYC will be a heap of nuclear ashes.

But, who will say, Gee, guess we should have listened to that crazy Ted Cruz.


48 posted on 02/07/2014 9:22:40 PM PST by garjog (Obama: making the world safe for Sharia.)
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To: garjog

and when that day comes , America will truly change . The day of the Liberals will finally be at an end . Forever . If anyone is foolish enough to nuke America , they will see again what we are really made of . And capable of . The gov in power that lets that happen will not last til the end of the week . Be ready


49 posted on 02/07/2014 9:57:33 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: ConradofMontferrat

“need to be HUNG for treason”

Its hanged. John Holmes was “hung”. Harry Reids relative was hanged as a horsethief. Important difference.


50 posted on 02/07/2014 10:02:47 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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