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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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To: cripplecreek

Who’s the woman between McCain and Cruz?


51 posted on 05/05/2013 5:44:28 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Hojczyk

Who cares what James Carville, lawless immoral chief strategist for Clinton, the person who raped Juanita Broaddrick, says.


52 posted on 05/05/2013 5:47:59 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: Hojczyk

Sen. Gillibrand (Rat-NY)


53 posted on 05/05/2013 5:54:11 PM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: JPG

Meant for 51.


54 posted on 05/05/2013 5:55:31 PM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: JPG

Thanks.


55 posted on 05/05/2013 5:58:07 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Hojczyk

I remember when Ted Cruz was first running in the Texas Senate Primary. He was being laughed at, taken lightly by David Dewhurst a RINO to the hilt!!! Cruz mopped up the floor with him. I knew then this dude, Ted Cruz was the real thing!!! I am in his corner. Would love to see him go face to face with moron Joe Biden over gun control legislation. Would simply be LOL as Cruz would drop Biden like a bad habit!!! God has sent us a leader to battle Obama (Satan in the Bible Miniseries and his destroy America minions). Onward!!!


56 posted on 05/05/2013 5:58:45 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The Canada thing will sink him and be number one on the MSM hit parade. The same MSM that blocked all Kenya evidence of zer0.


57 posted on 05/05/2013 5:59:43 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Look, the bottom line here is that millions of republicans will stay home if the party nominates a Canadian.

Oh Bull. A handful of birther cranks and fanatics might stay home, the overwhelming vast majority of Republicans and conservatives will turn out. Birtherism is a fringe movement with almost no real influence outside of a few message boards.

58 posted on 05/05/2013 6:01:15 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Hojczyk

I agree. Rubio has good delivery and does well with talking points and canned speeches. Cruz seems to be genuinely intelligent and can think on his feet. Best of all, he is genuinely conservative, unlike Dewhurst or Hutchison.


59 posted on 05/05/2013 6:01:51 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: cripplecreek

Great pic of Cornholio!


60 posted on 05/05/2013 6:05:31 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Longbow1969

He will NOT be nominated. As he is NOT a natural born citizen. Period. He will NOT pass muster and the MSM that hid zerO’s foreign born UK/Kenyan citizenship will scream bloody murder. Case closed.


61 posted on 05/05/2013 6:05:32 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: MulberryDraw
He’s not a natural-born citizen. It didn’t matter to the Democrat but it will matter to a Republican.
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This is reality regardless of how talented Cruz is and I am extremely impressed by the guy as a stalwart conservative. What is interesting is the number of potential candidates for President who fail the NBC test. One would think that the odds of such occurrence would be quite rare.

62 posted on 05/05/2013 6:06:18 PM PDT by iontheball
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To: Vaquero
The Canada thing will sink him and be number one on the MSM hit parade.

How so? George Romney was born in Mexico. John McCain was born in Panama.

Both ran for President. Their birthplace was not an issue in either's campaign.

63 posted on 05/05/2013 6:13:37 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Hojczyk

“I would not be in the U.S. Senate today if it were not for Governor Palin,” Cruz said in gratitude.
Cruz said Palin, like him, drives the mainstream media “bat-crap crazy” because she is “fearless,” “principled,” and “courageous” while the mainstream media wants conservatives to “shut up and accept defeat and be timid.”


64 posted on 05/05/2013 6:13:57 PM PDT by ansel12 (Sodom and Gomorrah, flush with libertarians and liberals, short on social conservatives.)
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To: okie01

I don’t believe Obama was eligible but it doesn’t matter any more because the birther crew has gone so far off the rails that they declare just about everyone to be ineligible. Personally I think a good many are trolls.

They even claim Santorum wasn’t eligible.


65 posted on 05/05/2013 6:18:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: okie01

Apples and oranges. The MSM liked McCain because he was their type of RINO and his father was an officer on duty in panama. Jorge Romney was never was the republican candidate in the general election.


66 posted on 05/05/2013 6:20:19 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: cripplecreek

cripple greta video, Mcjuan and that other Rino puke make me sick. It’s only a matter of time those 2 fools do an Arlen Spector.

I wish Palin would challenge McJuan in Arizona.


67 posted on 05/05/2013 6:22:38 PM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: Conserev1
I'm very aware of Serhent head and his tactics.

I'm probably a lot older than you.

My comment was to address that you seem to be influenced by what he said, for whatever reason, indicates you value his opinion and would consider it when making decisions about a candidate.

The Junior Senator is a breath of fresh air and I like a lot better than my Sr. Senator.

I voted for Ted Cruz...to represent ME...not to go to D.C. to go along with McCain and Graham!

68 posted on 05/05/2013 6:22:59 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: republicangel
Canada yes. American mother. Father I'm not sure about, but not US citizen, iirc..

There would probably be a challenge

69 posted on 05/05/2013 6:23:34 PM PDT by chiller (NBCNews et al is in the tank and should be embarrassed)
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To: BobL

Abd Cruz can kiss Texas, Arizona, California, New Mexico and Nevada goodbye - because he is Cuban.


70 posted on 05/05/2013 6:24:42 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Hojczyk

Ted Cruz Is the Most Talented and Fearless Republican Politician

Amen


71 posted on 05/05/2013 6:27:26 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Conserev1

No, his father was not an immigrant during the Cuban revolution. His father was a domestic terrorist in Cuba who came here before the Castro takeover.


72 posted on 05/05/2013 6:28:51 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Undecided 2012

I personally think the senate is where Sarah Palin would be most effective for now. We need to restore the balance of power.


73 posted on 05/05/2013 6:31:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk

The Obama gang wants Cruz to run and for the House and Senate to vote to say he is eligible. Once that happens, Obama is legitimized, regardless of the phony BC.

The SCOTUS will only look at the matter if a Federal case works its way to them. As we have seen, the Judiciary wants no part of this decision and does not want to touch the definition of NBC.

If a case comes forward, the SCOTUS will likely not take it and take the position that BHO was elected twice and was not impeached, therefore the definition of NBC has been set at “born of at least one US citizen” and there is no issue to resolve.

Also, IMHO, I do not believe any conservative will not vote for Cruz for POTUS because they believe the definition of NBC is different than the SCOTUS and Congress have set. Too much is at stake and once Cruz is on the ballot, and the SCOTUS does not object, it becomes effective law and will not be subject to an Amendment drive due to lack of desire on the part of Congress.


74 posted on 05/05/2013 6:33:31 PM PDT by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: kabumpo

“Abd Cruz can kiss Texas, Arizona, California, New Mexico and Nevada goodbye - because he is Cuban.”

I don’t know...Ted Cruz was on the ballot for Senate here in Texas, and if I remember, he did pretty well.

...or I confusing him with Abd Cruz?


75 posted on 05/05/2013 6:42:28 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: cripplecreek
I don’t believe Obama was eligible but it doesn’t matter any more because the birther crew has gone so far off the rails that they declare just about everyone to be ineligible. Personally I think a good many are trolls.

Personally, I nbelieve the "birther" movement is a designed distraction -- a distraction from the very real issue about whether Obama was actually born in Hawaii or not.

Once the emphasis changed from place-of-birth (and validity of the birth certificate) to the arcane definition of a "natural-born citizen", the movement went off the rails.

Whatever, the "birther" distraction has certainly been good for Obama's supporters.

76 posted on 05/05/2013 6:42:30 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01

That’s why I and other “Paleo birthers” walked away.

Many of us didn’t expect him to be removed from office, we just wanted it to be known so states would enact laws to require proof in the future. Unfortunately the same crowd got involved there and made it all about Obama which effectively killed legislation.


77 posted on 05/05/2013 6:47:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk

Why would Carville be pimping for him?


78 posted on 05/05/2013 6:50:39 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: PistolPaknMama
Why would Carville be pimping for him?

Considering how quick some were to launch into an attack over Carville "pimping" for him, I'd say he was hoping the easily manipulated morons would behave exactly as they are.
79 posted on 05/05/2013 6:58:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk

80 posted on 05/05/2013 6:59:45 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan (The)
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To: Andy from Chapel Hill

You’re hip to the game.


81 posted on 05/05/2013 7:06:23 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: BobL

He got the Republican vote, not the TexMex vote.


82 posted on 05/05/2013 7:21:37 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: entropy12

So his mother was on official business?


83 posted on 05/05/2013 7:22:10 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Hojczyk

‘Proud of my senator’ bump.


84 posted on 05/05/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: kabumpo

“He got the Republican vote, not the TexMex vote.”

Sorry, I didn’t realize that it was a Primary.


85 posted on 05/05/2013 7:27:42 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: catnipman

Reality is to be eligible to be POTUS both parents have to be born in the US! Now the rules have changed to one parent and baby born in states now you want not born in states.
Why not let a Chechen Russian born in China run and be vetted!
We’ve lost it!
You already have a Communist voted in, just destroy the foundation of this Country more!


86 posted on 05/05/2013 7:31:31 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: cripplecreek
Unfortunately the same crowd got involved there and made it all about Obama which effectively killed legislation.

A fool's errand.

87 posted on 05/05/2013 7:34:40 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Hojczyk

When every other Republican in Congress is a gutless coward it make one like Cruz stand out from the crowd.

I do not see one Republican in this Congress other than Cruz who stands for America.

Rubio and Ryan are disappointments. Toomey is a Traitor to those who voted for him.


88 posted on 05/05/2013 7:37:55 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The diversity race haters are trying to corral Hispanics in a ghetto welfare slave plantation like they have done to the Blacks. Cruz is an escapee. ;I guess Richardson thinks he’s the brown tribal leader. In truth, many Hispanics don’t buy into the poverty of communism.


89 posted on 05/05/2013 7:49:57 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Conserev1

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


90 posted on 05/05/2013 8:06:22 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: BobL

I know it wasn’t a primary. I’m saying that the TexMex didn’t vote for him.


91 posted on 05/05/2013 8:06:34 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Conserev1

Reality is to be eligible to be POTUS both parents have to be born in the US! Now the rules have changed to one parent and baby born in states now you want not born in states.
Why not let a Chechen Russian born in China run and be vetted!
We’ve lost it!
You already have a Communist voted in, just destroy the foundation of this Country more!

Yea that sounds good, this sounds like the DU or huffpo.
Hopefully at that point Gov Perry will say that if a Texan can’t run than maybe we should seperate from you.

Folks, let me tell you of the 5 of 10 fastest growing cities in America are Texans, but the REAL growth is the outer bounds.
I live 50 miles north of Houston and the growth is phenominal.
A few years ago we saw massive wind turbine blades going north but to be honest today I see them rarely but I do see a whole lot of metal piping shipped for drilling I suppose.
America needs the “drill drill” mentality back.
It blows my mind that those in Pennsylvania say the Marsallus shale has only created 1/5 milliom jobs and say it is minimal.
The Northeast prides themselves that,’we are the smartest.” The Northeat and the Ohio valley with Indiana have promising natural gas reserves, you’d think they could change and convert to LNG and get things going.


92 posted on 05/05/2013 8:09:03 PM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: Conserev1

Are you suggesting if US citizen parents are on a vacation abroad while the child is born, the child is not NBC? I can’t think of any thing more irrational, obtuse, irrelevant, illogical and amorphous.


93 posted on 05/05/2013 8:12:19 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: lonestar

James Carville makes me want to puke. He depises Obama, but of course kisses his ass in public because he’s a good democrat. Behind closed doors we know what both Carville and Bill Clinton think of Obama........nothing.


94 posted on 05/05/2013 8:19:23 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

James Carville makes me want to puke. He depises Obama, but of course kisses his ass in public because he’s a good democrat. Behind closed doors we know what both Carville and Bill Clinton think of Obama........nothing.

That’s true but think about it. Slow Joe knew the ME was explosive but today 5 years later, I think it is worse, much worse and he can blame Hilly. He will play that he is the ULTIMATE statesman. He is the guy that can get it done.


95 posted on 05/05/2013 8:33:01 PM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: Hojczyk

Folks, They will always tell you what they fear.

Rock on Ted!


96 posted on 05/05/2013 8:48:36 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Conserev1

“You can tout Cruz all you want but it’s not all roses!”

So tell us where are the problems, inquiring minds want to know!


97 posted on 05/05/2013 9:04:13 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: lonestar

No shite!

Turtlehead is speaking for the dems that are scared of Ted as a possum is of an axe handle.

Some of the best money I ever spent was donating to Cruz. Everything I hear from or about him is another pleasant surprise.

Cruz KNOWS what he talks about. Has been debating and give pro-Constitution speeches since he was a kid. If anyone on the radar now can turn America around its Cruz, no brag just fact. Carville and his slimy friends know and fear it.


98 posted on 05/05/2013 9:09:48 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: MulberryDraw

How’s that?


99 posted on 05/05/2013 9:16:24 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: cripplecreek; Hotlanta Mike

Both you are right.


100 posted on 05/05/2013 9:22:37 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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