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TED CRUZ TAKES BOLD STAND ON BORDER CRISIS, DEMANDS ACTION
BREITBART TEXAS ^ | 19 Jun 2014 | by BOB PRICE

Posted on 06/19/2014 6:05:22 PM PDT by kingattax

HOUSTON, Texas—Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson to secure the border and put an end to the "humanitarian crisis."

Cruz’s letter to Johnson comes less than twenty-four hours after the top three Texas lawmakers sent a letter to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director, Colonel Steve McCraw. The letter directed McCraw to conduct an immediate surge of Texas law enforcement resources along the border.

The outcry over the crisis has continued to build steam since Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby released over 40 leaked internal government photographs that depicting not only the extent of the illegal immigration crisis, but also the condition in which many of the minors were being held in.

In his letter to Secretary Johnson, Cruz spelled out the conditions facing law enforcement and unaccompanied children who are entering the United States illegally. “Each day, hundreds of unaccompanied children enter the United States after being handed to dangerous human smugglers,” Cruz began. “Along the way, those children are sometimes abused, sometimes sold into prostitution, sometimes recruited by drug cartels, and sometimes even killed.

Those who make it are now being housed in United States military installations in Texas, California, and Oklahoma.”

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderwars; cruz; tedcruz

1 posted on 06/19/2014 6:05:22 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

2 posted on 06/19/2014 6:09:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: kingattax

Love Ted Cruz but how is this really different than Perry?


3 posted on 06/19/2014 6:11:16 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax

BOOM!

In before the - "it's not enough" crowd.

4 posted on 06/19/2014 6:12:52 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am 100% behind Cruz on this, I hope Palin speaks up on this matter tomorrow.

Heck I hope they both bolt the GOP and start a rival party, but I would take her making a stand on this.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 6:13:00 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Jane Long

POW!


6 posted on 06/19/2014 6:13:29 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Jane Long

Missed it by that much....darn tablet.


7 posted on 06/19/2014 6:13:39 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: mylife

Lol...see my post #7 ;-)


8 posted on 06/19/2014 6:14:36 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: kingattax

“...sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson to secure the border and put an end to the “humanitarian crisis.””

And this is supposed to do what exactly?


9 posted on 06/19/2014 6:15:08 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: kingattax

Place emergency assistance calls to the Military.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 6:16:37 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Have you been sleeping?

Palin: Immigration Debate ‘Just About Driving Me To Renounce My Republican Ties’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3167434/posts

Sarah Palin: ‘Amnesty Will Decimate Main Street’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3166799/posts


11 posted on 06/19/2014 6:17:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I love Cruz, but.. sent a letter?

Come on, its time to get this rolling. Lawyers send letters... its time for action.

12 posted on 06/19/2014 6:17:56 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: VanDeKoik
And this is supposed to do what exactly?

Well, your the one asking the questions, what should he do beyond calling for the responsible authorities to do their job and enforce the law?
13 posted on 06/19/2014 6:18:06 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Jane Long

I definitely have trepidation about this one..

Don’t be so eager Ted


14 posted on 06/19/2014 6:18:44 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax; DoughtyOne; RitaOK; Mountain Mary; MountainDad; aposiopetic; crazycatlady; ...
Ted Cruz Ping!

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

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!
15 posted on 06/19/2014 6:19:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not at all.

I just hope Palin speaks up on the matter tomorrow.

I believe I saw another tread on some get together, somewhere.

Both of these guys (using the term loosely) are completely on the money, and we really need them both to speak up loudly.

I’m just supporting her is all.

(and Ted Cruz)

They’re both so refreshing.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 6:20:22 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

She’s been speaking on this issue since before we’d heard of her.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 6:21:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: mylife

Yes. Lets give Barry more time to spread them across America so that people can cry how expensive it will be to then find them...


18 posted on 06/19/2014 6:21:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: mylife

Well, it’s much more than my RINO Congressman is doing.

Nothing but namby pamby “we don’t have a statement on this, yet”, from his office.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 6:22:00 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I support Palin 110%.

I am all in. Maybe I wasn’t clear in my original comment.

Entirely supportive here.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 6:22:56 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Battle Hymn of the Republic

He IS a lawyer, one of the 100 best in the world from the sound of it.


21 posted on 06/19/2014 6:25:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Cruz and Perry better wake up and realize Barry is trying to destroy Texas. Alamo 2.0 and both of them are getting beat up .


22 posted on 06/19/2014 6:27:58 PM PDT by magua
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To: Jane Long

Notice how a week later only a couple Republicans even mention this? Common sense says they would be all over this. but they arent. they ignore it fully, delay and stall if they must. And JonBon wants amnesty. Barry wants Amnesty and engineered this.

There most be some connection...but what? /s


23 posted on 06/19/2014 6:28:10 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: kingattax

Hey, Ted—BathHouseBarry’s been planning this for QUITE some time...

“Barack Obama planned for the illegal immigration of young and handicapped children – unaccompanied – in JANUARY.”

http://www.independentsentinel.com/outrageous-obama-planned-for-illegal-immigration-of-children-in-january/?utm_content=buffer2ec4f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer


24 posted on 06/19/2014 6:33:27 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Notice how a week later only a couple Republicans even mention this? Common sense says they would be all over this. but they arent.


Yes, I’ve noticed!!

Follow the (hush/amnesty) $$.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 6:37:25 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: SoConPubbie

With this bunch? Writing a letter to them isn’t exactly what I imagined of when I read “TED CRUZ TAKES BOLD STAND ON BORDER CRISIS, DEMANDS ACTION”.

It wasn’t like his name has some magical weight that was going to shake Obama’s goons into changing their minds.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 6:39:14 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: VanDeKoik
With this bunch? Writing a letter to them isn’t exactly what I imagined of when I read “TED CRUZ TAKES BOLD STAND ON BORDER CRISIS, DEMANDS ACTION”.

You still haven't answered.

What should his next move be?
27 posted on 06/19/2014 6:42:12 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Jane Long

Also notice how many threads are polluted with open Romney supporters and pro amnesty types in the last couple weeks?

Suddenly they came out of the walls as if called somehow.

And that doesn’t even count the anti fencers who seem to think that Ted speaking up is somehow bad.


28 posted on 06/19/2014 6:47:26 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In the meantime our other (R) Senator, John Cornball, has come out voicing total support for Democrat Julian Castro, LaRaza activist and brother of San Antonio’s Mayor, as BO’s new head of HUD.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 6:48:34 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: SoConPubbie
I'm sure there are ways to punish Mexico. Without Mexico's support, this illegal alien INVASION WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE.

Can't our Congress critters call for a BOYCOTT OF MEXICO, at a minimum?

30 posted on 06/19/2014 6:52:53 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Oops sorry, excuse the wrong info:

Palin isn’t meeting tomorrow, it’s next Friday:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3169941/posts


31 posted on 06/19/2014 7:02:57 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: magua
Cruz and Perry better wake up and realize Barry is trying to destroy Texas

This is Ovomits way of turning Texas blue.

32 posted on 06/19/2014 7:11:58 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: mylife

How is it different from Perry?

How is it different from Obama?

How is it different from Graham?

How is it different from Hillary?

How is it different from Cantor?

I don’t know the answer to any of these questions.

How is Cruz going to run for president if he has a nasal voice?

That is a deal stopper, or so we are told and reinforcedly so, to day, here on this forum.

How will ted Cruz succeed if he cannot win over Jay Leno, or the 47% Romney dared to write off.

Republicans like Ted Cruz need to garner 100% support from all of the population, legal, illegal, dead, alive, democrat, communist, Obama supporting...

How can he not know he has to be perfect like a god or like God in order to even do his job as senator from Texas, if anyone is talking about his running for the presidency?:?


33 posted on 06/19/2014 7:13:16 PM PDT by stanne
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To: kingattax

What, Breitbart, is “bold” about a letter weeks/months after the crisis supposedly began? he may be a learned man, and right politically, but is he bold?


34 posted on 06/19/2014 7:14:27 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: stanne; mylife

...as a republican?


35 posted on 06/19/2014 7:15:20 PM PDT by stanne
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To: CivilWarBrewing

cancelling NAFTA would be a good start too or Declaring them a Hostile Nation.


36 posted on 06/19/2014 7:25:10 PM PDT by ClayinVA ("Those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it")
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To: mylife

What took him so long. . .the real damage has been done. Start stocking up on silver sol, coconut oil and diatomaceous earth.


37 posted on 06/19/2014 7:34:17 PM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: kingattax

Texas should use this to to put and keep additional assets on the border with he sole intent of pushback on the border bunnies.

With crap like this coming from DC…
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3169936/posts
It is time for Texas to “Just say NO.”

If little bammy wants to try and stop it, let him deploy Federal troops onto the border to run off the Texas troops deployed on the border so HIS deployed Federal troops on the border can assure safe passage for the criminal illegal alien border and immigration law violators.

In front of every TV camera in the State of Texas.
.


38 posted on 06/19/2014 7:35:14 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: stanne; All

” - - - How is it different from - - - “

This is different because:

* The GOP-E and the Obama Democrats both strongly oppose the State of TEXAS protecting itself from the Illegal Alien Invader “children” and adults from Mexico.

* This is THE Litmus Test as to who will stand with the do-nothing GOP-E, and those who oppose the do-nothing GOP-E of Speaker Boehner.

* We, the People have been heard by major State and Federal Republican Politicians where they have put into action a funded action to protect us from Public Enemy Number One, namely the US Federal Government’s Administration Departments including the DOJ, INS, ATF, FBI and the White House resident, herself.


39 posted on 06/19/2014 7:36:30 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf

Oh.

I was responding to Mylife’s disparaging, discouraging, comment:

“Love Ted Cruz but how is this really different than Perry?”


40 posted on 06/19/2014 7:41:35 PM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

Hat Tip


41 posted on 06/19/2014 7:41:52 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

:)

Can’t we all just get along?

No, seriously, can’t we just stop attacking pols that are at least not as corrupt as some shakespearean legend?


42 posted on 06/19/2014 7:43:29 PM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

I know.

You had the magic words typed out for me so I “pivoted” to another topic.

Thanks!


43 posted on 06/19/2014 7:45:30 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: stanne

Well yer on the eight pat IMHO


44 posted on 06/19/2014 7:53:43 PM PDT by mylife
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Right Path


45 posted on 06/19/2014 7:54:30 PM PDT by mylife
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To: kingattax

Finally!! I’ve been waiting and wondering when he was going to step up. Just had a discussion with my husband about it tonight actually.


46 posted on 06/19/2014 7:56:13 PM PDT by txmissy
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6vEBhjr1KI


47 posted on 06/19/2014 8:00:19 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

If not now, WHEN? Bob


48 posted on 06/20/2014 7:08:16 AM PDT by alstewartfan (We met on the beach amid rumors of war Your head in your hand What you saw you won't say. Al Stewart)
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To: All





I doubt that even Cruz has the backbone to stand up to the muzzie's Cloward-Piven scheme and actually do something.

Fellow Texans, keep burning up the faxes, emails and phones at the governor’s office and the offices of your representatives!

Ask what they intend to do about the massive invasion of illegal aliens into Texas, bringing crime, disease, drugs and unbelievable expense to the state to care for them.

This is sheer insanity!

HOUSTON, Texas—Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ Fox and Friends show and said Texas lacks the resources and manpower to secure the 1,200 mile Texas border... BS!

Other Texas elected officials, speaking on condition of anonymity have told Breitbart Texas that Texas does, in fact, have the resources to conduct not only a surge operation, but a prolonged border control operation that would secure the Texas border with Mexico.

Now, Perry says he will do something. I'll believe it when I see it.

DO N'T LET THE MUZZIE GET AWAY WITH HIS CLOWARD-PIVEN SCHEME! DON'T LET HIM DESTROY TEXAS.

View on www.breitbart.com http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Texas/2014/06/17/Perry-on-Fox-We-don-t-have-the-resources-to-secure-the-Texas-Border http://www.governor.state.tx.us/contact/

Telephone Information and Referral Hotline [for Texas callers] : (800) 843-5789

Information and Referral and Opinion Hotline [for Austin, Texas and out-of-state callers] : (512) 463-1782

Office of the Governor Main Switchboard [office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST]- (512) 463-2000

Citizen’s Assistance Telecommunications Device If you are using a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD)- call 711 to reach Relay Texas

Mailing Address- Office of the Governor P.O. Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711-2428

SIGN THE PETITION!!!!!

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html

Request for Immediate Texas Border Control

We, the undersigned, because the federal government has failed to act, call on the Texas Legislature to develop and fund a border and port of entry security plan utilizing state and local law...

On the TX member’s Action Board - a link to fax Perry and phone call to make to your R Reps supporting Rep Louie Gohmert’s Fortify the Border Amendment.

You have to be registered at NumbersUSA....it’s worth joining for all of the faxes you can send to your elected officials. These are good guys, who’ve been fighting the good fight for YEARS.

Additionally, anyone can call Perry and anyone can ask their Rep to support Gohmert's amendment.





49 posted on 06/20/2014 7:22:25 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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