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  • Cruz: Drafting women is 'nuts'

    02/07/2016 2:23:04 PM PST · by Isara · 170 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/07/16 | Katie Glueck
    PETERBOROUGH, N.H.-Ted Cruz on Sunday said he opposes requiring women to register for a potential draft, breaking with Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie, all of whom indicated support for opening up the Selective Service to women during Saturday night's debate. "I have to admit, as I was sitting there listening to that conversation, my reaction was, 'Are you guys nuts?'" Cruz said Sunday, speaking at a town hall here. "Listen, we have had enough with political correctness, especially in the military. Political correctness is dangerous. And the idea that we would draft our daughters to forcibly bring them...
  • Largest Tea Party Group In America Endorses Ted Cruz

    01/30/2016 8:30:28 PM PST · by Isara · 60 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 31st, 2016 | Chris Pandolfo
    Senator Ted Cruz has earned the endorsement of the largest Tea Party group in America. The Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund announced today they are backing the senator from Texas for President. “We seek a candidate who shares our values: personal freedom, economic freedom, and a debt-free future,” said Chairman Jenny Beth Martin in a press release. “I am proud to announce our endorsement for president of the United States: Senator Ted Cruz!”There were a number of steps for each candidate to be considered for the endorsement. Candidates filled out a questionnaire, were interviewed, underwent vetting by opposition research, and...
  • Tom Tancredo: Ted Cruz Is the Real Deal

    01/30/2016 12:54:31 PM PST · by Isara · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 Jan 2016 | Tom Tancredo
    ...Avoiding a repeat of past treachery on immigration means electing a president who will keep his promises, not "work out a deal" that perpetuates our open borders fiasco. So, it is fair to ask, can we trust Ted Cruz to challenge the Republican establishment's love affair with massive immigration?Some candidates make loud, colorful promises to secure our borders. Ted Cruz has a record of actually fighting for secure borders. In 2013, Cruz fought in the Senate trenches to defeat the establishment's grandiose "Gang of Eight" amnesty bill. He offered strong amendments that exposed the true character of the amnesty bill.The...
  • Clint Howard Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/29/2016 8:03:09 PM PST · by Isara · 72 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 29, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of actor Clint Howard. Howard is an actor who has starred in over 200 films over the past 50 years including How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Apollo 13."Clint Howard is an excellent actor and a true patriot," Cruz said. "It is encouraging to see members of Hollywood stand up for principle. Our country is in desperate need of leaders who will guide us toward what is moral and right and Clint is one of those leaders. He understands where our country is headed and what needs to...
  • Cruz for President Announces Endorsement of Dick Bott and Richard Bott

    01/29/2016 12:05:26 PM PST · by Isara · 9 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 28, 2016
    Founder, CEO of Nation's Pioneer Christian Talk Radio Network Back CruzHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Dick and Richard (Rich) Bott. Dick Bott is the chairman and founder of Bott Radio Network, one of the nation's largest Christian talk networks. Rich Bott serves as CEO and President. Bott Radio Network has more than 100 broadcast stations in 15 states, with a combined coverage of 51 million Americans."Not since Ronald Reagan has this country seen someone with the ability and the wisdom that Ted Cruz has," Dick Bott said. "Our listeners are eager to select...
  • Cruz For President Announces Endorsement of Jason and David Benham

    01/29/2016 11:52:31 AM PST · by Isara · 8 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 28, 2016
    Religious Liberty Advocates Support Ted CruzHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Jason and David Benham, Christian entrepreneurs who came under fire for their belief in the sanctity of life and traditional marriage.In 2014, HGTV canceled a planned reality series, "Flip It Forward," featuring Jason and David Benham's home improvement business, after their Christian beliefs came under attack by left-wing organizations. "Our faith is the fundamental calling in our lives, and the centerpiece of who we are. As Christians we are called to love all individuals, but this does not mean we must embrace all...
  • Congressman Mark Meadows Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/29/2016 11:35:34 AM PST · by Isara · 8 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 27, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today, Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina endorsed Ted Cruz for President. In his second term in Congress, Meadows is part of a new group of consistent, principled conservatives in the House pushing for limited government, fiscal responsibility, and restoring the rule of law and respect for the Constitution. Meadows has been a leading voice for strengthening our national security, protecting life at every stage, and growing the economy by reducing burdensome and ineffective regulations."We are approaching a historic election that has the potential to fundamentally change our nation as we know it. Ted Cruz is the...
  • Guam Governor Eddie Calvo Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/28/2016 11:35:42 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 28, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President Campaign announced the endorsement of Governor Eddie Calvo of Guam. Calvo is in his second term as the elected Republican governor of Guam, the critically important U.S. territory in the Pacific. He will serve as the Guam chairman of Cruz for President."I’m honored to have the support of Governor Calvo,” said Cruz. “He is a proven leader, who hasn’t been afraid to fight Washington to ensure a better, brighter future for Guam.”"Ted Cruz is listening to voters in Guam like no other candidate,” said Calvo. “He uniquely understands the issues facing not...
  • Cruz Invites Trump to Debate Before Iowa Caucus

    01/27/2016 7:39:52 PM PST · by Isara · 89 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 27, 2016
    WEST DES MOINES, IA - Today, presidential candidate Ted Cruz invited Donald Trump to a one-on-one debate held before Iowa Republican voters caucus and make their selection for president. The event would take place at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City this Saturday, January 30th at 8:00 p.m. Cruz suggested the moderators either be radio hosts Mark Levin, Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh, or that the format simply be questions from the audience."We owe it to the men and women of Iowa to ensure that they hear jointly and directly from the two leading Republican candidates so that...
  • Cruz for President Announces “Pro-Lifers for Cruz” Coalition with 17,334 Members

    01/27/2016 7:27:10 PM PST · by Isara · 11 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 27, 2016
    This coalition boasts a diverse group of National Co-Chairs representing virtually every perspective on the pro-life spectrumHOUSTON, Texas - Presidential candidate Ted Cruz will today announce his pro-life coalition at a pro-life rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council is the Chair of Pro-Lifers for Cruz and will be participating in the rally as Cruz announces the group, which already has 17,334 members. Cruz has always strongly advocated for the sanctity of life and believes every life matters and should be protected by law. He has been on the forefront of this battle his entire...
  • Cruz for President Announces Expanded Iowa Statewide Leadership Team

    01/27/2016 7:05:11 PM PST · by Isara · 30 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 27, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President Campaign released an updated leadership team that reflects the consistent grassroots growth and strength that has been a hallmark of their efforts in Iowa and across the nation.The team, including 130 Iowa pastors, 12 state legislators, and 260 county chairs and co-chairs, encompasses a broad cross-section of the conservative movement in the state.“This campaign is about standing for principle and coalescing conservatives to work together to fight for our shared values,” said Cruz. “The grassroots army that has come together here in Iowa is being replicated all across the country. The members...
  • CRUZ: We Honor the Heroes Who Endured the Holocaust

    01/27/2016 6:58:09 PM PST · by Isara · 31 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 27, 2016
    Commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance DayHOUSTON, Texas - Today Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz released the following statement in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day."Today the world remembers the greatest atrocity in human history. The utter horror of the Holocaust must never be forgotten. We mourn for the millions of people who lost their lives and the families who lost their loved ones. And we honor the heroism of the Jewish people - and all those who were persecuted - their courage will always reverberate throughout the world."Just last week, it was reported that the Israeli citizen and Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal...
  • Tony Perkins Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/26/2016 7:50:45 PM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 26, 2016
    Perkins: Cruz is exactly the leader America needs to lead this nation to greatness againHOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of Tony Perkins. Perkins is the Family Research Council's (FRC) fourth and longest serving president, joining the organization in August of 2003. He is one of the nation's leading voices on pro-life and pro-family issues and has been a crucial leader in promoting policies that support conservative values. Perkins hosts a daily, nationally syndicated radio show, Washington Watch with Tony Perkins and is the author of No Fear: Real Stories of a Courageous New...
  • BREAKING: Cruz Challenges Trump to One-on-One Moderator-Free Debate

    01/26/2016 6:50:38 PM PST · by Isara · 183 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 26th, 2016 | CR Wire
    Tonight on the Mark Levin Radio Show, Ted Cruz told CR'sEditor-in-Chief Mark Levin that he is challenging Donald Trump to a one on one debate. He suggested that the debate be held on talk radio, and that it be a Megyn Kelly free zone.Listen:Cruz Challenges Trump To Debate (Audio)The challenge comes after Trump said he would not participate in the Fox News debate on Thursday January 28, 2016.Cruz told Levin, "the fact that Donald is now afraid to appear on the debate stage. That he doesn't want his record questioned. I think that reflects a lack of respect for the...
  • Dana Loesch Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/26/2016 1:48:55 PM PST · by Isara · 73 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 26, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of Dana Loesch. Loesch is an author, radio and TV host and a leading conservative voice across the country. She hosts her award-winning, nationally syndicated daily radio show, The Dana Show: The Conservative Alternative and also hosts Dana on The Blaze television network.Dana Loesch Endorses Ted Cruz on The Dana Show (Audio)"Dana is a fearless conservative who is not afraid to confront the liberal media bias head on," said Cruz. "She is a passionate fighter for liberty and an important voice for conservatives. I am thrilled to have...
  • Cruz for President Sees Unprecedented Grassroots Effort Mobilizing Before Iowa Caucuses

    01/26/2016 1:39:50 PM PST · by Isara · 33 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 26, 2016
    Campaign has 1,573 caucus captainsHOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced it has 1,573 caucus captains across the state. The announcement marks the final milestone in Cruz's impressive Iowa organization. The campaign is putting its massive Iowa organization to the test this week by mobilizing the grassroots and turning them out to caucus for Cruz.Leading up to the Iowa Caucus on February 1, the Cruz for President campaign has put together an unmatched ground game throughout the Hawkeye state. It has named a county chair for each of Iowa's 99 counties. The campaign has recruited 247 notable...
  • Cruz for President Launches TV Ad “New York Values”

    01/26/2016 8:49:12 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 25, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas -The Cruz for President campaign today announced a new TV ad, "New York Values", showing Donald Trump's assertion that New York “views” and “attitudes” are different than views and attitudes in Iowa. Trump explained New York Values in his own words and how they shaped his views on gay marriage and abortion. He then admits that if he were president he would not even ban partial-birth abortions.The ad will run statewide in Iowa beginning January 26.TV Ad: New York Values (Video)"New York Values" TV: 30Trump: I mean, hey I lived in New York City and Manhattan all my...
  • Ted Cruz's Senior Yearbook Page Is Prophetic

    01/25/2016 1:59:07 PM PST · by Isara · 74 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | January 25, 2016 | Amanda Prestigiacomo
    Reading Senator Ted Cruz's high school yearbook page, which included the Republican presidential candidate's future aspirations,is nothing short of prophetic. high school student Ted Cruz wanted to run for President pic.twitter.com/Y8ZmgIj4jM - Robert Caruso (@robertcaruso) January 25, 2016 As a senior in high school, Cruz aspired to study at Princeton University, attend Harvard law school, achieve success as a lawyer, hold public office, and eventuallyrun for President of the United States-and win: Upon graduation Ted hopes to attend Princeton University and major in Political Science and Economics. From there he wants to attend law school (possibly Harvard) and achieve a...
  • The Iowa Establishment’s Unprincipled Effort to Save its Precious Caucus From Ted Cruz

    01/25/2016 9:21:13 AM PST · by Isara · 51 replies
    National Review ^ | January 25, 2016 | David French
    Every morning the Washington Post sends out an email called the "Daily 202." It's generally excellent, and while I wouldn't turn to its writers for information on the Tea Party or news about the latest trends in conservative thought, they often have their finger on the pulse of the political establishment. This morning's headline got my attention - cementing a trend that I've been writing about for more than a week. The establishment is moving to Trump, and the Iowa GOP establishment is moving even faster. Why? I'll let the headline tell you: "Iowa leaders, worried about the credibility of...
  • Gov. Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    01/25/2016 7:42:15 AM PST · by Isara · 14 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 25, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry today endorsed Ted Cruz for President. Perry served as the Governor of Texas for fifteen years, the longest-serving governor in Texas history. Under his leadership, Texas became a haven of job creation, freedom, entrepreneurship, and limitless opportunity.The Cruz campaign released the following video of Gov. Perry's endorsement:Gov. Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz for President (Video)"Gov. Rick Perry is a friend and a remarkable public servant," said Cruz. "He is a proud veteran who bravely served our nation, and he was an extraordinary governor of Texas. It was an honor to serve under...