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Ted Cruz: 62 Days
to Defund Obamacare

American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord

Original Article

Posted By:DW626, 8/1/2013 4:00:14 PM

The fight is on. A growing — and furious — fight between the conservative base of the Republican Party and its Establishment elites in Washington is rapidly taking shape. Senator Ted Cruz took to Sean Hannity’s television show Tuesday night and took on Karl Rove, who had immediately preceded him on the show. In response to Rove’s strategy (Rove compared the defunding strategy to the famous — and losing — Pickett’s Charge of the Battle of Gettysburg). Cruz immediately countered by saying that while he wasn’t a military strategist he was pretty sure 100% of battles

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If one is getting flak, it means that they´re over the target.
God speed to ya Senator Cruz.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/1/2013 4:04:46 PM     (No. 9453521)

God bless Ted Cruz. It´s time to have this fight - and finish it. Then we can work a plan to get this country back before it´s too late.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/1/2013 4:17:36 PM     (No. 9453542)

My great great grandfather fought for the Confederacy in Pickett´s charge and lost a leg. Those were the days of true bravery.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 8/1/2013 4:19:34 PM     (No. 9453546)

WOLVERINES!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nosillod, 8/1/2013 4:32:20 PM     (No. 9453573)

Democrats are so over-the-top in all criticism of Conservatives. We are not small government proponents but no government proponents. We are not right wing but far right wing. We are not pro-life but women haters. We´re racists and Nazi´s and homophobes. Their hyperbole is so overused anymore that it has no sting to it. It doesn´t hurt my feelings at all. When I hear the name calling I know we have won another argument. Chew them up and spit them out Ted. I am starting to like this guy...a lot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/1/2013 4:42:20 PM     (No. 9453594)

Cornyn signed on to defund Obamacare and then started to wobble. He evidently heard from folks back home because he is strongly in support now.

This really isn´t about defunding, its about forcing Obama to either implement the law as passed or vote to amend the law. Its wrong to fund this with a continuing resolution when HHS is not going to verify eligibility and Obama is not going to implement the employer mandate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: geoguy, 8/1/2013 5:16:13 PM     (No. 9453647)

Help me here folks. I always thought defunding 0bamacare meant it would stop dead in its tracks. I´m all for that. However, now I understanding that 0bamacare is already 95% funded and "de-funding" 0bamacare will only impact 5% of its implementation. Is that true? If so, the argument goes that 0bamacare will go ahead Jan. 1st come hell or high water no matter what. Is THAT also true? So, if all this is true, what do we accomplish by de-funding now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 8/1/2013 5:18:50 PM     (No. 9453651)

I read the whole article. It´s fairly encouraging. I´ve just gotten so used to the rabbits caving in that I hate to get too optimistic.

One man can make a difference. Ted Cruz is proving that. And... he´s Hispanic. Point that out to all the Hispanics you come in contact with.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bob913, 8/1/2013 5:59:01 PM     (No. 9453701)

What is wrong with today or tomorrow to defund this monstrosity?

Why the wait? It is not like you guys work hard. What is it for this month, maybe you "work" 9 days.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/1/2013 7:19:11 PM     (No. 9453821)

I am with Sen. Ted Cruz all the way on this...

Even if he appears to be a White Hispanic and probably owns one or more guns and
supports Second Amendment rights, too.

I laff at Danger.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/1/2013 9:03:17 PM     (No. 9453917)

...and yer little dog too !

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Reply 11 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 8/1/2013 9:51:39 PM     (No. 9453957)

As Bandit said to Big and Little Enos: "That´s real good psychology. Why don´t you say something bad about my mother?"

"Liberals" these days make no sense at all. Cruz´s answer to Karl "DoughBoy" Rove was excellent. Stay with it, Ted.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/1/2013 10:31:10 PM     (No. 9453991)

Thank you #7. When you mentioned that Ted Cruz was Hispanic, you jarred me into recognizing that I´d slipped into the comfortable mode of thinking of him simply as an American...of Cuban descent.

I thought about my own heritage and compared myself to other Americans I admire. Dr. Ben Carson may be unique; he seems to be an American of straight Negro descent. But I identify closely with George Zimmerman who had a Peruvian mother with the rest of his heritage being like my "Heinz 57 Variety" lineage.

It is a pure pleasure to contemplate my multi-faceted fellow Americans for what they are: pure Americans.

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