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Texas Senate Candidate Konni Burton Embraced by Ted Cruz
| 24 Mar 2014
| Merrill Hope
Posted on 04/16/2014 9:04:05 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
FORT WORTH, TEXASLast week conservative candidate Konni Burton kicked off her run-off campaign to clinch the Republican nomination for Senate District 10. It was standing-room-only at Stockyard Station's Stampede Room, with friends, family, the grassroots, and Senator Ted Cruz by her side.
Breitbart Texas previously reported that Burton is the favored conservative in the Senate District that includes Fort Worth, Arlington, Mansfield, Colleyville and other areas of south and northeast Tarrant County. Tarrant County is one of the few urban conservative strongholds in the nation and it is the district currently represented by liberal state senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth).
In the five-person Republican primary race earlier this month, Burton took an astounding 43 percent of the vote--forcing a May 27 run-off election. #TakeBackSD10 was an energizing outpouring of genuine affection for Konni Burton. From her pastor who gave the opening invocation to the grassroots conservative candidates that filled the room, it was clear that Burton is Tarrant County's favorite daughter.
Representative Matt Krause (R- Fort Worth) was the event emcee. He provided keen insight into Burton's character when recalling his 2012 office run. He told the crowd that he asked Burton to endorse him because he knew she was influential and she knew the issues.
"She didn't say yes, she didn't say no, she said, 'we'll see,'" Krause said, recounting what he thought would be a half hour meeting at a Chick-Fil-A turned into an hour and a half. "She went through question after question on every issue, on policy, in depth, asking me where I was on the issues. She did not want to make the mistake of endorsing or supporting somebody who did not line up with her core beliefs."
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cruz; tedcruz; texas
|"If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures." - Alexander Hamilton
|"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates wouldnt make any sense at all." -- President Ronald Reagan
|"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." - Thomas Paine 1792
|"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams
|"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
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posted on 04/16/2014 9:04:55 AM PDT
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” - - - She did not want to make the mistake of endorsing or supporting somebody who did not line up with her core beliefs.” - - - “
Make us proud, Konni, make us proud!
posted on 04/16/2014 9:13:08 AM PDT
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Come November, when Wendy Davis gets destroyed by Greg Abbott, is the National media going to report that even Wendy Davis’s seat went to a Ted Cruz endorsed Tea Party republican?
For some reason, I have a bad feeling there will be a phony “National Crisis” that takes all attention away from this election.
posted on 04/16/2014 10:41:01 AM PDT
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Thanks for the info,SCP
With the internet, now local and State elections have national interest from conservatives. The Liberals and Unions have had this kind of network since the 1900s. Konnie sounds like a very thoughtful person.
The updates and endorsements for good conservative candidates
are interesting to me.
Keep them coming!
posted on 04/16/2014 11:32:57 AM PDT
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