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Here’s What Ted Cruz Had to Say About Glenn Beck’s Border Relief Work
The Blaze ^ | Jul. 20, 2014 1:35pm | Zach Noble

Posted on 07/20/2014 3:00:23 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz praised the relief efforts of Glenn Beck and Mercury One in the border town of McAllen, Texas on Saturday, where the charity Beck founded worked to provide food, clothing, water and toys to the illegal immigrant children who have been streaming into the U.S.

But Cruz also stressed the importance of sending those kids back home.

“Let me say thank you to Mercury One, thank you to Glenn, for leading on this issue, for raising over two million dollars to provide food, to provide medicine, to provide toys to these kids,” Cruz said. “These children, while they’re here, we need to care for them well, we need to demonstrate American values.”

Cruz said it was appropriate for private charities, such as Mercury One, to show “Christian love” to the illegal immigrant children, but he stressed the need to return the children to their home countries as quickly as possible.

“It’s critical, as well, that we need to uphold the rule of law,” Cruz said. “The reason these children are coming is they believe they’ll get amnesty. As long as that promise of amnesty is there, more and more children will come, and more and more children will be brutalized, physically assaulted, sexually assaulted, by violent drug cartels, the coyotes who are bringing them in.”

Cruz cited legislation he has filed to combat President Barack Obama’s policy of deferred deportation for younger immigrants.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cruz; tedcruz

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1 posted on 07/20/2014 3:00:23 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie; Jarhead9297; COUNTrecount; notaliberal; DoughtyOne; RitaOK; MountainDad; ...
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 07/20/2014 3:00:48 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

***“Let me say thank you to Mercury One, thank you to Glenn, for leading on this issue, for raising over two million dollars to provide food, to provide medicine, to provide toys to these kids,” Cruz said***

I thought beck was worth 250 million. If so, then why does he have people take the time and effort to pry it out of working Americans’ wallets? Oh, that’s right - that’s the way all good liberals do things...with OTHER people’s money.


3 posted on 07/20/2014 3:10:35 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Send these folks home with full bellies, up-to-date shots and a bit of spending money for when they get home. Fly them home but first capture their biometric identification and create permanent records of it.

By the way, for anyone who doesn’t already know, over 80% of the unaccompanied “children” are males with CLAIMED ages of 14 -18.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 3:13:18 PM PDT by House Atreides (ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN FOR CHILDERS 2014 .... Don't reward bad GOPe behavior.)
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To: SoConPubbie
to show “Christian love” to the illegal immigrant children

I see all of this as a sinister plot to split the republicans with a wedge issue. They seem to do this every election to get the right feuding with each other.

One of our major constituencies is the Christians. They are very concerned about these children. After all they are God's children in dire straits.

Another major group would be the constitutional conservatives. They are concerned about the rule of law and the fact that the administration has purposely instigated this mass migration and want it stopped. We can't afford nor can we care for these children and whatever medical, emotional, educational or other issues they may have.

So here we are again, conflicted.

5 posted on 07/20/2014 3:13:43 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: MichaelCorleone
Mercury One was one of his great epiphanies that we had to wait breathless weeks for him to unveil.

Another BFD moment from Glenn Beck.

6 posted on 07/20/2014 3:16:41 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: oldbrowser
So here we are again, conflicted.

Actually, if you had bothered to actually read Senator Cruz's thoughts on this matter, you would have seen that he removed the confliction with his approach.

Treat them with Christian Love while they are here, but deport them quickly.

Problem solved, no confliction anymore.
7 posted on 07/20/2014 3:23:29 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie
Actually, I did read the article.

I believe Cruz has made a laudable effort to straddle this issue. I don't believe the administration will let us off that easy.

They are going to hold these "kids" over our head as an election issue. Maybe two elections. They are busy dispersing them all over the country so that it will be difficult to send them home. Undoubtedly they will fail to keep accurate records.

This was not an accidental migration.

8 posted on 07/20/2014 3:38:35 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Asked and answered. Meanwhile, Mr. Beck lives in a mansion within a gated compound in probably the richest enclave in all of Texas. I don’t begrudge him any of that, but it explains a lot.


9 posted on 07/20/2014 3:45:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: House Atreides

Bump.


10 posted on 07/20/2014 3:50:09 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

Asked and answered? Mind telling what the answer is?


11 posted on 07/20/2014 3:55:01 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone
"I thought beck was worth 250 million. If so, then why does he have people take the time and effort to pry it out of working Americans’ wallets?"

Glenn Beck isn't about to dip into his personal savings in any significant amount as long as his audience will pony up the funds for soccer balls and stuffed toys. He's been making $80-100 million per year for some time now, so unless he was investing with Bernie Madoff, he has more than you stated.

12 posted on 07/20/2014 4:07:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: oldbrowser

I see this as way to import soldiers for an upcoming war. Wonder which side they’ll be on?


13 posted on 07/20/2014 4:09:51 PM PDT by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV), Luke 22:36 (NIV))
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To: SoConPubbie

Hand them a Happy Meal as they get on the bus back to where they came from.


14 posted on 07/20/2014 4:11:53 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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To: oldbrowser

I beg to differ with you. There is no conflict between Christians and what you call Constitutional Conservatives in general, nor on this issue.

Those people who blindly side with the lawless at the expense of the law abiding do not represent Christians at large nor do they properly execute the Faith.

It was Christians, and Christian sympathizers, who founded this country and wrote the Constitution, after all.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 4:13:40 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Got it. Thanks.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 4:15:48 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone
Those people who blindly side with the lawless at the expense of the law abiding do not represent Christians at large nor do they properly execute the Faith.

I agree with what you say, in general. But there are already Christian churches mobilizing to help house and protect the immigrants.

I don't believe that all of the church leaders are as astute as you.
They may be receiving a trojan horse with open arms.

17 posted on 07/20/2014 4:29:53 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: SoConPubbie
But Cruz also stressed the importance of sending those kids back home.

As Beck also has.

18 posted on 07/20/2014 4:54:53 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Glenn has put out his own money. AND you never deny anyone the opportunity to give.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 4:55:49 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: oldbrowser
One of our major constituencies is the Christians. They are very concerned about these children. After all they are God's children in dire straits.

Another major group would be the constitutional conservatives. They are concerned about the rule of law and the fact that the administration has purposely instigated this mass migration and want it stopped.

Which is the Beck-Cruz position: send them back as soon as the law allows. Take care of them while they're here. I happen to agree with this.

20 posted on 07/20/2014 4:57:56 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: SoConPubbie

You are exactly right!

And....Ted Cruz remains my first place choice for 2016.


21 posted on 07/21/2014 5:40:40 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: oldbrowser; All

Where are the FOX News Network’s “Fair and Balanced,” on-the-ground, Live and in Color, News Reports on the horrific, violent events in the Central American Countries that the hordes of Illegal Obama Wetback “Children” are escaping from with only the ‘clothes on their backs?’

Certainly, ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD, the human trafficking of “children” across international borders would have been an irresistible magnet for journalists to reveal the facts of such horrific abuse of children especially to the most pity-filled Liberals.

Did I miss this famous “Fair and Balanced” reporting on Gretchen’s “Real Story,” Shep, Neal, “The Five,” Bret, Greta, Billy O’, Pretty-Face Kelly, or Hannity?

Where is the “We Report, you decide” documentation by FOX News Network?

Surely there was an hour-long “Special on the Famous 2014 Central American War on Children” that I somehow missed?

The pity-filled Liberals would have cried all hour as the FOX Journalist interviewed victimized family after victimized family - - - a sure way to boost ratings, among pity-filled Liberals.

Why is FOX’s CEO Roger Ailes helping Obama hide this horrific REALITY side of the story?”

It is one thing for the Democrat’s Left Stream Media to swallow the con-artist words of Jarrett, Holden, Reid and Obama, but quite another for FOX News Network not even trying to be “Fair” OR “Balanced!


22 posted on 07/21/2014 12:27:46 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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