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  • How Cruz Took Down Trump: An Interview With a Delegate

    04/26/2016 6:51:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 134 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | April 26, 2016 | by John A. Tures
    My local congressional district became one of those battlegrounds that we see playing out across the country, as Ted Cruz supporters outflank Donald Trump backers at the little-known, little-attended Republican Party meetings to select delegates to the national convention. Here's one delegate's story of how it all went down. Q: Who won the district? If Trump won it, why didn't pro-Trump delegates win at the meeting? A: The primary dictates how the delegates are to vote on the first ballot. It doesn't dictate who the people are that are elected to represent the convention body at the RNC. Q: Did...
  • UnSkewed GOP Delegate Count Reveals Ted Cruz Lead

    04/16/2016 11:16:37 AM PDT · by grumpa · 118 replies
    Right News Now ^ | April 14, 2016 | Dean Chambers
    The GOP delegate race between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz is far closer and more competitive than most of the mainstream media is reporting. As a result, and in an effort to get a more accurate view of where this race stands, comes this effort to update the picture with the more accurate reflection of where the GOP stands in the delegate count. The current delegate count reported by Real Clear Politics will be the starting point, with the specific changes not reported there, reported here instead. The current numbers reported there are 755 delegates for Donald Trump, and 545...
  • Cruz Has Now Beaten Trump in a Majority of States Outside the South

    04/06/2016 11:01:54 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 78 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | APR 06, 2016 | JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
    With his win in Tuesday’s open primary in the blue state of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz has now beaten Donald Trump in 11 of 21 states that have been contested to date outside of the South. Cruz has now beaten Trump in three Midwestern states (Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota—with Cruz having finished second and Trump third in the latter), one Northeastern state (Maine), three Plains states (Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas), three Western Frontier states (Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming), and one state outside of the Lower 48 (Alaska). The South is Trump country, and he is undefeated there, having posted 11 wins...
  • There Is Only ONE Candidate We Can Trust To take On A Leftist Court

    02/13/2016 3:19:03 PM PST · by OneVike · 129 replies
    Vanity | 2/13/16 | OV
    There is but one candidate running for POTUS that has the knowledge and fortitude to take on a Leftist Supreme Court. We can bicker and fight all day long about why every candidate has the best chance at defeating Hillary, or fixing the country, but when the rubber meets the road there is only one who we all know has a record of defeating the leftists in court. TED CRUZ! If every Freeper does not get behind him, and Donal Trump wins, then do not bitch and complain when in 4 years from now a 7-3 or 8-2 leftist Court...
  • Ted Cruz just might be the biggest winner of the N.H. GOP primary in the long run

    02/10/2016 11:21:38 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 10, 2016
    New Hampshire shows that numbers do not tell the whole story. Ted Cruz came in third in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary there, but is considered by many to be the true winner for what it implies to the party and those still trying to decide whom in the party to support. The Texas senator, whose campaign has stressed ultra-conservative positions on such things as abortion, same-sex marriage, immigration and foreign policy, was expected to do well in Iowa - a rural state where such themes play well, given its large evangelical community. Cruz was the top vote-getter there. But in...
  • Is Cruz the frontrunner now?

    02/10/2016 12:36:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 119 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 10, 2016 | Allahpundit
    Yep, says Philip Klein. I hope he's right, but I'm not sure the takeaway from a blowout win for Trump in New Hampshire is that it's now Ted Cruz's race to lose. Though Trump's victory in New Hampshire was no doubt impressive, the electorate of independent voters and super high turnout was tailor-made for him, whereas Cruz didn't put substantial effort into winning the state -- where very conservative candidates don't typically do as well. He is currently in position to win third here, with votes still outstanding. As the race moves to South Carolina, however, Cruz has a ground...
  • What About Ted Cruz?

    02/09/2016 11:29:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 9, 2016 | Thomas B. Edsall
    Despite Donald Trump's victory in New Hampshire, what is the chance that Republicans will nominate Ted Cruz and that he will go on to win the presidency? The website ElectionBettingOdds gives Cruz a 14.5 percent chance of winning the nomination -- his victory in the Iowa caucuses and what looks like a third place showing in New Hampshire notwithstanding. It puts his chances of actually winning the presidency at 4.3 percent. But let's say Cruz beats the odds and wins the nomination. One of the most conservative members of the Senate, Cruz would test the argument made by leaders of...
  • New Hampshire Was A Very Good Night For Ted Cruz: Watch this guy

    02/09/2016 11:08:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Huffington Post's Huffpost Politics ^ | February 9, 2016 | Nick Baumann, Ryan Grim and Matt Fuller
    MANCHESTER, N.H -- If Marco Rubio won the Iowa caucus by finishing third last week, Ted Cruz just won New Hampshire. Cruz (R-Texas), the actual winner of the Iowa Republican caucus, finished third in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, behind life-sized Chucky impersonator Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. In other words, he lost. But don't count Cruz out quite yet. Just two of the 48 states have voted, and Cruz has the money -- and the polling numbers -- to stay in the GOP race and, potentially, win it. Cruz, a methodical politician, plotted a course to...
  • Once again, Ted Cruz has an under-appreciated strength in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 12:53:16 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 108 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 9, 2015 | Boris Shor, Will Cubbison, Craig Goodman and Josh Putnam
    They might not make national headlines, but local endorsements in presidential primaries matter. According to the influential book "The Party Decides," such endorsements reveal party elites trying to come to a decision about which candidate they should mutually support. They are leading indicators of vote - and delegate - outcomes. In many ways, they are better at predicting how the race will turn out than opinion polls. As we'll explain below, in New Hampshire, Ted Cruz has built up a commanding lead of these endorsements - especially compared with Marco Rubio and Donald Trump, which indicates a reservoir of strength...
  • Why Ted Cruz is now the Republican front-runner

    02/09/2016 10:43:20 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 239 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 9, 2015 | Philip Klein
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - Donald Trump may have come out of New Hampshire with the victory, but Sen. Ted Cruz has emerged as the Republican front-runner. Though Trump's victory in New Hampshire was no doubt impressive, the electorate of independent voters and super high turnout was tailor-made for him, whereas Cruz didn't put substantial effort into winning the state - where very conservative candidates don't typically do as well. He is currently in position to win third here, with votes still outstanding. As the race moves to South Carolina, however, Cruz has a ground game in place and the electorate is...
  • U.S. National Health Care - Setting The Stage For The Anti - Christ

    02/27/2010 6:52:33 AM PST · by kindred · 12 replies · 532+ views
    The Ignorant Fishermen.com ^ | February 25, 2010 | DJP I.F.
    In light of today’s Health Care summit. The cry and mantra we’re now hearing from the Obama administration and the Leftist Secular controlled Democratic Party is that we have to have a National Health Care bill passed and in place before the beginning of the summer congressional recess. The urgency and subtlety of this bill is quite telling. Some common tactics used by the Left are camouflage, deception, manipulation, connivery and demagoguery to get the agenda that they want. It is the Left’s agenda with this issue - as well as many others - to seize massive power and control...
  • A Modest Plan for Saving the Country (***Barf Alert/Need for Concealed Carry in Illinois Alert)

    08/30/2006 7:06:57 AM PDT · by Jack Wilson · 37 replies · 724+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/30/2006 | Garrison Keillor
    A modest plan for saving the country. Thanks in advance for the applause It's the best part of summer, the long lovely passage into fall. A procession of lazy golden days that my sandy-haired, gap-toothed little girl has been painting, small abstract masterpieces in tempera and crayon and glitter, reminiscent of Franz Kline or Willem de Kooning (his early glitter period). She put a sign out front, "Art for Sale," and charged 25 cents per painting. Cheap at the price. A teacher gave her this freedom to sit unselfconsciously and put paint on paper. A gentle 6-foot-8 guy named Matt...
  • Impeach Bush! (Joseph Farah On Upholding American Sovereignty Alert)

    08/30/2005 10:34:44 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 434 replies · 4,613+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 08/31/05 | Joseph Farah
    Pat Buchanan, former communications director to President Ronald Reagan, former presidential candidate and WND commentator, has come to the conclusion that a courageous Republican legislator should move a bill for impeachment of President Bush. I reluctantly agree – and for the same reasons. President Bush has had nearly six years in office to honor his oath of office and enforce immigration laws in this country. He has not only failed, he has intentionally neglected this sworn duty, instead claiming he prefers to promote a vague immigration "reform" plan that involved a "guest worker" program that has served as an encouragement...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Heoo Dolly

    04/05/2005 10:35:10 AM PDT · by Wheelbarrow · 268 replies · 8,416+ views
    Welcome o Doliy from her old friend Bill. I KNOW she'll do a GREAT job.
  • I Can't decide whether to Vote for Bush or Kerry (To zot, or not to zot? Piece of cake.)

    10/23/2004 9:01:48 AM PDT · by Paul manley · 146 replies · 3,716+ views
    I live in a battleground state and I am thinking of voting for Kerry. Sure Bush is tough on the war on terror, but I don't think circumstances will allow President Kerry to be any less tough. Also, with the GOP keeping Congress, I think a divided government will be good fiscally, as Bush ddoes not seem to be able to control runaway spending with his own people in Congress. A divided government will really help to limit the size of government. What do you think, Bush or Kerry?
  • winter soldier? the ultimate flip flop? (brothers? sisters? møøses? cheeses? zot!!!)

    08/01/2004 11:11:34 AM PDT · by LtBell · 90 replies · 1,287+ views
    new republic [nope] | unknown | unknown
    kerrys exploits in the anti vietnam war movement http://www.freerepublic.com
  • Mod risks hell, zots this pest!

    07/12/2004 1:32:00 PM PDT · by venusisahotlady · 89 replies · 2,911+ views
    some clown