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Ted Cruz to Rahm Emanuel:
Back off the gun makers
and their banks

Washington Examiner, by Joel Gehrke

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/29/2013 1:56:01 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, responded to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s suggestion that banks stop working with gun makers by telling ‘the Godfather’ he’s a bully and inviting the companies involved in the gun industry to run their businesses out of Texas. “[Y]our city’s longstanding policies stripping citizens of their constitutional right to keep and bear arms have, in turn, produced some of the very highest crime and murder rates in the nation,” Cruz wrote to Emanuel, whom he suggested is pushing “a partisan agenda” at the expense of Chicagoans. “Regardless, directing your attack at legitimate firearms manufacturers

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I really like Sen. Cruz. Ted Cruz for president! I know. Don´t start. It´s just that it´s easy to get overjoyed when you hear a real conservative speak. Since Cruz is a Harvard graduate he should also know Emanuel is guilty of viewpoint discrimination which is illegal as determined by the Supreme Court.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 1/29/2013 2:04:32 PM     (No. 9146743)

Cruz is great but he wasn´t born in U.S. like Rubio or Jindal who are still eligible

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RightShoe, 1/29/2013 2:06:23 PM     (No. 9146752)

Emmanuel and Chicago are both complete failures.

I´m glad Cruz is focusing on this. I´m glad Cruz is offering alternatives. I hope the banks and the gun manufactures take him up on his suggestions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/29/2013 2:11:54 PM     (No. 9146760)

What´s not to like about Ted Cruz?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: clw54, 1/29/2013 2:12:02 PM     (No. 9146762)

The country needs to split up. Let the leftists have the few states they´ve alread ruined.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/29/2013 2:19:02 PM     (No. 9146781)

It´s about time somebody turned the pressure back on the left.

You have to love the Internet and the speed at which news comes out for the public to read and respond. Not sure how many emailed GEIKO last week, but I got a response the next day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: silencedogood, 1/29/2013 2:40:16 PM     (No. 9146819)

Nice try # 1. Native born is not the same as "natural born Citizen."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 1/29/2013 2:44:23 PM     (No. 9146833)

Cruz was a citizen of the U.S. at birth (in Canada) thus considered to be a natural born citizen. It´s pretty clear.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 1/29/2013 2:48:43 PM     (No. 9146843)

Sen. Ted Cruz is one of few reasons I still have any hope left for the US to come out of this collective insanity.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jinx, 1/29/2013 2:54:25 PM     (No. 9146864)

Tell Rahm to back off. He is the Mayor of a failing city. Stay out of our business and take care of yours in Chicago. Ted Cruz is a real man not a ballerina.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy, 1/29/2013 3:19:47 PM     (No. 9146911)

Cruz for prez....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/29/2013 3:28:08 PM     (No. 9146919)

Lets hope Cruz sticks a finger in every time they open their mouth liberals eye!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: curious1, 1/29/2013 3:40:10 PM     (No. 9146936)

Unless both their parents were US citizens when they were born, it doesn´t matter whether they were born on US soil or oversees, they aren´t "natural born" citizens. If both parents were US citizens when they were born, it doesn´t matter whether they were born on US soil or oversees, they are "natural-born" citizens.

It´s really that simple.

And this has been explained again and again. The term "natural born citizen" means what it meant when the constitution was written and the term was used to indicate the requirements for the office of president.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/29/2013 4:05:40 PM     (No. 9146972)

Cruz voted against the tabling of the debt ceiling. He is for a constitutionally limited government loves to go into battle on issues like gun control. Lets see how he hangs onto his principles after 2 years in the Senate. He is a huge improvement over Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Memphis, 1/29/2013 4:34:07 PM     (No. 9147036)

Guess he told him.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: enuf8, 1/29/2013 4:38:13 PM     (No. 9147047)

Cruz hopefully will continue as he has this month to be a burr under the saddle for the ´thin-skin obama´ and his cohorts. He is doing the obama/alinsky technique and I couldn´t ask for more.

# 1 - Cruz born in Canada true, but his Mother was a US citizen at time of his birth to pass citizenship onto him whereas, BOTH Rubio and Jindal´s parents WERE NOT U.S. Citizens at time of their birth. Cruz would be MORE eligible than the other 2.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tipover, 1/29/2013 6:40:06 PM     (No. 9147214)

From Wiki: Born in Canada. His father was a Cuban immigrant during the Cuban Revolution to the United States. His mother, an American, was reared in Delaware, in a family of Irish and Italian descent.

Not sure of his eligibility for President but at least it´s probable both parents were US Citizens. More than what we can say for Obama.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/29/2013 6:47:30 PM     (No. 9147220)

#12. I agree with you, but precedence has been set with Obama, son of an African, aka British subject..and nobody gave a damn.
Since Cruz has an American mother, he is equal to Obama..what goes around comes around.

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