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Carville: 'Ted Cruz Is the Most Talented and Fearless Republican Politician
News Busters ^ | May 5 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 05/05/2013 4:44:43 PM PDT by Hojczyk

JAMES CARVILLE: I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen in the last 30 years. I further think that he’s going to run for president and he is going to create something. I’m not sitting here saying he’s going to win, and I think Senator DeMint is right. I’ve listened to excerpts of his speech in South Carolina. He touches every button, and this guy has no fear. He just keeps plowing ahead. And he is going to be something to watch.

And a lot of Republicans feel this way, George, and you hear this a lot: "If we only got someone who was articulate and was for what we were for, we would win elections. And we get these John McCains and these Mitt Romneys and these squishy guys that can’t do anything." Well, there’s one thing this guy is not - he ain’t squishy, not in the least.

CARVILLE: Ted Cruz is going to eat their lunch. That guy, I’m telling you, he will out debate. I am just saying, he is a talent. I’m not rooting. I’m really sincere here. We watch him, he does things, I mean when he started talking about William Travis in South Carolina and the Alamo, this is a guy, and you go, "This guy is something." Now I don’t agree with him. I think he’s out there. But I’m telling you, he’s more talented than all of these other guys.

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1 posted on 05/05/2013 4:44:43 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

You know Cruz is over the target when he starts taking flak from a phony race hustler named Richardson accusing him of not being a Hispanic or “not Hispanic enough”. LOL!


2 posted on 05/05/2013 4:48:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: Hojczyk

Ted Cruz is awesome. Probably the most exciting leader we have on our side. His presidential run will be most interesting.


3 posted on 05/05/2013 4:48:24 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Hojczyk

Well if Carville is touting the boy it’s over!


4 posted on 05/05/2013 4:48:32 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Conserev1

If you are influenced one way or the other by Carville, it’s you who have a problem.


5 posted on 05/05/2013 4:50:31 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Hojczyk

Carville is one of the very, very ,very few Libs i like. Most of the time he is at least honest in what he says..i may not agree but he is a rare rational Dem. He will respond to an argument...he’s pretty smart.

I just realized I could count on one hand the no of Dems I respect, even if I disagree.


6 posted on 05/05/2013 4:50:52 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: Hojczyk

Cruz is the guy if we want to win. Not only is he articulate, he knows facts instead of platitudes. If he runs, I’ll do what I can through the Republican Party in Texas. I did nothing for McCain or Romney and didn’t vote for either. It didn’t matter in Texas, as they were going to get Texas, but not me.


7 posted on 05/05/2013 4:51:18 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Hojczyk

Cruz / Palin or Palin / Cruz 2016. Makes no difference to me.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 4:53:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Hojczyk

He’s not a natural-born citizen. It didn’t matter to the Democrat but it will matter to a Republican.


9 posted on 05/05/2013 4:53:58 PM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: Hojczyk

Excuse me, but wasn’t he born in Canada? Does this not matter anymore?


10 posted on 05/05/2013 4:54:20 PM PDT by republicangel
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To: Hojczyk
It's time to put the GOP on Cruz Control.
11 posted on 05/05/2013 4:57:37 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Hojczyk

set up....you know when the rat cronies start complimenting a pub, it means they want to face him as a candidate....


12 posted on 05/05/2013 4:58:05 PM PDT by cherry
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To: republicangel

He was born in Canada to an American mother.


13 posted on 05/05/2013 4:58:27 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: republicangel; MulberryDraw

Excuse me, but wasn’t he born in Canada? Does this not matter anymore?

His mother was and is an American citizen. Cruz was an American when he was born. He did not have to become a naturalized citizen as he was an American when he was born. His allegiance has never been to any other country but America.

If he had been a Canadian, he would have had to be naturalized as an American, but he wasn’t.


14 posted on 05/05/2013 5:00:29 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Hojczyk

I very much like Cruz for president :D.


15 posted on 05/05/2013 5:01:53 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: republicangel

If your mother, an American citizen living in America, was pregnant with you and took a day trip to Mexico and had labor pains and you were born there, would you be a Mexican?


16 posted on 05/05/2013 5:02:28 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Viennacon

Yup, he’s pretty solid.


17 posted on 05/05/2013 5:02:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk

The Dems must be SCARED TO DEATH. All they have is Hillary, and Hillary has to convince Hispanics that she’s more so than Cruz. And she can kiss Florida goodbye, since Cruz is Cuban.


18 posted on 05/05/2013 5:02:50 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Marcella

McLame was born in Panama if I remember correctly. This will be given the okay by the senate.


19 posted on 05/05/2013 5:02:55 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: lonestar

Carville is not called Serpent head for no reason!
This is reverse info and warfare!
Besides all these little starlets that get touted out are not what you think they are. Maybe it’s because of my age but this is the same as a Junior Senator we all know becoming POTUS with no experience!
You can tout Cruz all you want but it’s not all roses!


20 posted on 05/05/2013 5:03:13 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: cripplecreek

Yes. Perhaps why Democrats are afraid of him because they know no Repubs would stay home like they did for Romney and McLame. All of them would be out on election night.


21 posted on 05/05/2013 5:04:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Richardson? Isn’t that Swedish?


22 posted on 05/05/2013 5:05:19 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Hojczyk

Neat. Say what you will about Carville but once there is no strategic value to lie (and he’s out of the game, so there isn’t) ... at that moment, there isn’t a better judge of political viability and of political tactics than James Carville.


23 posted on 05/05/2013 5:06:14 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Viennacon

“McLame was born in Panama if I remember correctly. This will be given the okay by the senate.”

If a family is on US military duty anywhere and a child is born it is considred to be born on American soil.


24 posted on 05/05/2013 5:08:01 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Viennacon

Winning is easy for the GOP if the would run a solid conservative. Reagan also showed the right way of reaching out to those traditionally on the other side. I think Cruz can do that.


25 posted on 05/05/2013 5:08:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Conserev1
Carville is not called Serpent head for no reason! This is reverse info and warfare!

Nah. He's not in the game any more, not meaningfully. He runs a little consultant shop, but thats barely even run by him.

I've seen Cruz in action, and -- stripping the message, which I like -- Cruz has raw talent. That's why Carville is admiring.

26 posted on 05/05/2013 5:08:33 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Hojczyk

“...I’ve said before I admire McCain...” - James Carville

http://downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2008/09/can-you-believe-james-carville-letting.html


27 posted on 05/05/2013 5:09:56 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Lazamataz

Pat Cadell is one of the best there is and he’s a democrat.

He doesn’t bother to say he agrees or disagrees, he just calls it as he sees it.


28 posted on 05/05/2013 5:10:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Maybe it’s because he’s married to a Republican, and he pulls back his punches for the sake of his wife. But you are correct, he’s not only entertaining but makes good arguments for his side. Donna Brazile also does this from time to time.


29 posted on 05/05/2013 5:11:16 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Lazamataz

I particularly agree that he’s fearless. He would NOT have let Benghazi pass in that third debate. He would have pulled out the looong knives.


30 posted on 05/05/2013 5:12:54 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Hojczyk

Is is just me but doesn’t Ted Cruz has some facial resemblence to Joe McCarthy? I wonder if Ted is the reincarnation of Joe (hehe). GO CRUZ!!!!


31 posted on 05/05/2013 5:13:06 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: basil

He was born in Canada to an American mother.


Ditto Obama?


32 posted on 05/05/2013 5:14:39 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: cripplecreek

McLamo and Mittens did not lose the election because of the hispanic vote...they lost because republicans refused to turn out to the polls and vote for these candidates.


33 posted on 05/05/2013 5:17:14 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Viennacon
Cruz response to Obama talking about immigration reform in the state of the union address.

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34 posted on 05/05/2013 5:18:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

They lost because they were pathetic candidates. Period.


35 posted on 05/05/2013 5:18:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I guess from Bill Richardson’s perspective, like a Jew, you ain’t Hispanic unless your mother is Hispanic.


36 posted on 05/05/2013 5:22:40 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Hojczyk

Surprised no one has mentioned this quote from Carville:

“It’s a feel-good story, this Romney thing. Republican governor, Democratic Legislature. Romney is an ascendant guy.”


37 posted on 05/05/2013 5:24:30 PM PDT by vekzen
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To: Marcella

Lol, perfect! I just hope his closet is clean, because you know they will stop at nothing to smear him.


38 posted on 05/05/2013 5:24:45 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: cripplecreek

Says it all - look at the squishes wetting their pants with Chuckles Schumer


39 posted on 05/05/2013 5:25:01 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Marcella

“His allegiance has never been to any other country but America.”

Too bad we don’t have more in Congress and WH with that philosophy. That’s been our downfall. Those who do not put the USA first need exposed as traitors.


40 posted on 05/05/2013 5:25:36 PM PDT by apoliticalone (Banksters are coming for your retirement, pensions & property. But first they want your firearms)
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To: republicangel

It matters in terms of the Constitution. I guess Conservatives and Republicans are beginning to disregard it as much as the Democrats do.


41 posted on 05/05/2013 5:26:55 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: basil

Being Canadian born, even if one or both parents are American citizens he is in eligible to be president - unless he was born on U.S. property such as the embassy, US military base, US military hospital, etc. the reason McCain was eligible was because the Panama Zone was a US protectorate at the time.


42 posted on 05/05/2013 5:27:09 PM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: MulberryDraw

NBC is all in your head. There is no definition of NBC in the US Constitution, the only document which supersedes all others. If Obama was elected to two terms with a father who was never even a permanent resident much less citizen of US, the issue is resolved. His father was here on a student visa. Your opinion means nothing. SCOTUS & the congress has already accepted Obama. The precedence is set for 100 years or more.


43 posted on 05/05/2013 5:30:05 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck but with 2014 House majority, he will be dangerously socialist!)
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To: apoliticalone

Could be an Argument but he was not born state side! HI is the only thing bummer has goin for him!

Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada[1], where his parents, Eleanor Darragh and Rafael Cruz, were working in the oil business.[9][10] His father was a Cuban immigrant to the United States during the Cuban Revolution.[11] His mother was born and reared in Delaware, in a family of Irish and Italian descent.[10][12] Cruz’s family returned to the U.S. when he was four years old.[11]


44 posted on 05/05/2013 5:30:19 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Marcella

Actually yes, but you will be given dual citizenship.


45 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:26 PM PDT by republicangel
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To: republicangel

Not if one of his parents was a US citizen and on official duty abroad. The US Constitution does not say one must be born on US SOIL to be natural born. That meme has been started by people with lot of idle time on their hands.


46 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:40 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck but with 2014 House majority, he will be dangerously socialist!)
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To: bigbob
“Lol, perfect! I just hope his closet is clean, because you know they will stop at nothing to smear him.”

I think skeletons would have been found in his senate run this last election and none came up. Certainly, his every move since his birth, including his birth, will be searched to death.

47 posted on 05/05/2013 5:33:53 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Hojczyk

He’s from my district. Love him and his tenacity. Go Cruz!


48 posted on 05/05/2013 5:37:44 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: entropy12

“If Obama was elected to two terms with a father who was never even a permanent resident much less citizen of US, the issue is resolved.”

Come back to earth.

Obama’s mother is an American citizen. Same situation as Cruz.

And yet Obama still had to produce a questionable birth certificate to prove that he was born in the US.

Look, the bottom line here is that millions of republicans will stay home if the party nominates a Canadian. I’m not one of them but that’s just reality.


49 posted on 05/05/2013 5:38:31 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

“Carville is one of the very, very ,very few Libs i like”

I’m not sure I like him, but I do respect him: he’s smart and articulate. Practically the ONLY lib I respect.


50 posted on 05/05/2013 5:40:10 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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