Ted Cruz

Trump goes soft on immigration enforcement; Ted Cruz – vindicated?

by Skip August 25, 2016

“Everything Trump promises comes with an expiration date,” said Cruz’s former Senate communications director, Amanda Carpenter. “We knew it during the primary, and now it is apparent he has duped his most loyal supporters on the issue they care about most, immigration. Don’t say we didn’t warn them.” … “It vindicates the speech, it vindicates […]

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Jonah Goldberg – “I Choose Ted”

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2016
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A lot of people think Cruz wins only if Trump loses. I think that's probably wrong. https://t.co/16778crN7g — Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) July 21, 2016 Jonah Goldberg, on the matter of breaking with decorum, as a sampling.

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Ted Cruz Blasts Democrat Political Gamesmanship on Orlando Terror Attack

by Steve MacDonald June 17, 2016
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“The Administration’s Refusal to Confront Radical Islamic Terrorism Has Made America Less Safe” cruz.senate.gov Conservative Review

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“For All Democrats Who Are Loud Champions of the Gay and Lesbian Community…”

by Steve MacDonald June 13, 2016
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For all the Democrats who are loud champions of the gay and lesbian community whenever there is a culture battle waging, now is the opportunity to speak out against an ideology that calls for the murder of gays and lesbians. ISIS and the theocracy in Iran (supported with American taxpayer dollars) regularly murder homosexuals, throwing […]

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The GOPe Has Created A Monster

by Mike May 7, 2016

It’s time to “Man Up” and “deal” with your creation! Riffing of the guest post this afternoon: They have driven the grassroots (GOP and Independent) to seek an outsider – the more radical the better. They have tainted the very best candidate, Ted Cruz, by alternately attacking him and then offering lukewarm support. Dear GOPe, […]

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BREAKING – Ted Cruz has suspended his Presidential campaign after Trump wins Indiana

by Skip May 3, 2016

More later

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By Their Enemies Ye Shall Know Them

by Mike April 30, 2016

Cruz and Fiorina Making The Right Enemies And Proud Of It! My comment posted under the article Carly Fiorina is much more than BOGOF on ConservativeHQ.com this morning: Cruz and Fiorina have both shown over and over that they don’t much care for “conventional wisdom”, but prefer battle-hardened experience and the wisdom of the ages […]

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Advantage: Ted Cruz

by Skip April 28, 2016

Well played! (H/T: Instapundit)

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Is Ted Cruz’ 4pm Announcement Today That Carly Fiorina Would Be His VP?

by Steve MacDonald April 27, 2016
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Sources confirm to myself & @jdistaso that @tedcruz intends to name @CarlyFiorina as VP pick if #GOP picks him. #nhpolitics #fitn — Josh McElveen (WMUR) (@JoshMcElveen) April 27, 2016 Wouldn’t surprise me. H/T AoSHQ More here.

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Guest Post – 100% GUARANTEED Predictions

by GrokWatch News Desk April 6, 2016

Dennis Hamel | GrokWatch News Desk I’ve been hinting around about this for several days now and I’m ready to COMMIT my 100% GUARANTEED predictions on how the GOP primaries will unfold from this time forward. Note for the record, I am making these predictions (promises really) of what will happen all 100% ABSOLUTELY guaranteed and […]

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2016 Presidential Primary: Wisconsin – Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders declared the winners

by Skip April 5, 2016

Wisconsin – 91% in Republican Ted Cruz 48.6% Winner Donald Trump 34.7% John Kashich 14.1% Democrats Bernie Sanders 56.3% Winner Hillary Clinton 43.4%

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Ted Cruz was on Jimmy Kimmel

by Steve MacDonald March 31, 2016
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Cruz on Jimmy Kimmel. H/T (and more at) Twitchy! Some random questions… Not Being Liked in Senate

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David Pecker, Head Of National Enquirer, Dances To Trump’s Tune

by Mike March 27, 2016

Publishes Slime Piece On Cruz – Are they desparate? The short-fingered vulgarian’s close friend, David Pecker – head of National Enquirer, has previously declared “Trump MUST be President”, and appears willing to go to any, ahem, length, to make it so. The Enquirer claims that Ted has FIVE Mistresses, and hints at their identities, while […]

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So NH Democrats Are Giving Up on the Heroin Epidemic?

by Steve MacDonald March 24, 2016
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Democrats are flipping out over what Ted Cruz said about neighborhood policing as a potential means to deter terrorism. This is actually great news. It means that progressives can no longer be taken seriously when they come out in favor of random surveillance on everyone, or stand in opposition to a citizen’s right to self-defense.

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GOPe Panic Level Eleven++ Jeb Endorses…

by Mike March 23, 2016

You can’t make this stuff up! “God can still work miracles!” says Cruz as Lindsey Graham holds a fundraiser for him in New York. Romney switches support from Kasich to Cruz, and now, drumroll, please, Jeb endorses Ted Cruz: And, it couldn’t happen to a nicer fellow – Kasich’s fundraising lags (WSJ): “The Ohio governor’s […]

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Trump And Cruz Speeches At AIPAC (FOX)

by Mike March 22, 2016

All the remaining presidential candidates except Bernie (who actually IS Jewish – go figure) addressed AIPAC yesterday. Hillary managed to simultaneously lie through her teeth and smile, Kasich delivered a good sincere speech without irritating everybody, Trump went scripted (unusual for him) and delivered a very good speech, Cruz was impassioned and sincere. You can […]

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GOPe Panic Level 11+ ROMNEY Votes For Cruz!

by Mike March 20, 2016

Another case of climbing down off the wrong horse! Wednesday it was Nikki Haley, Friday, it was Mitt Romney admitting that the Sainted Klingon Kasich™ cannot be the nominee, and that the last viable choice of the GOPe is coming down to:   “Promote the hated, but conservative, Cruz, and pray he doesn’t destroy all […]

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GOPe Panic Level Eleven!!   Cruz Or Bust!

by Mike March 17, 2016

Terror has struck! Hell hath frozen over! The GOPe have three choices and it isn’t pretty: Allow the mercurial Trump to win, and wonder what kind of deal he might make, and with whom! Push the irritatingly pious Kasich on the voters at the convention and lose the Party forever Promote the hated, but conservative, […]

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Hannity In Orlando: Cruz + Fiorina

by Mike March 12, 2016

Orlando Sentinel‘s cameras caught the Cruz Rally and Hannity taping as it happened around 11am on Friday March 11th Excuse the occasional blocked shot due to Fox’s camera booms swinging into position for closeups: For Carly fans, she joins at 27:40 Commentary Having watched first snippets during editing, and then the whole thing on the […]

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National Review Cruz Poll

by Mike March 12, 2016

Following their editorial endorsing Ted Cruz for president, National Review asked readers if they’d vote for Cruz (Results approx 23:30 March 11th, over 5000 votes):

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At the risk of making this an all “Ted” day – this from pollster Frank Luntz: 100%

by Skip March 11, 2016

“It’s like government spending. It is very easy. Hillary Clinton says she’ll cut waste, fraud and abuse. If only we had smarter people in Washington, that would fix the problem. You know what? That is the statement of a liberal who doesn’t understand government is the problem.

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National Review Endorses Ted Cruz for President

by Steve MacDonald March 11, 2016
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National Review has endorsed Ted Cruz for President. Here is a snippet of their endorsement remarks. You can read the entire endorsement here. Conservatism should not be merely combative; but especially in our political culture, it must be willing to be controversial. Too many Republicans shrink from this implication of our creed. Not Cruz. And […]

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Carly Fiorina Endorses Ted Cruz for President

by Steve MacDonald March 9, 2016
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“Last Tuesday, Virginia had a primary—and even though my own name was on the ballot, I checked the box for Ted Cruz.” Email announcement. Last Tuesday, Virginia had a primary—and even though my own name was on the ballot, I checked the box for Ted Cruz. When Republicans lost the last Presidential election, the Republican […]

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ICYMI: Cruz’ Speech to CPAC Delegates
Plus Q&A With Hannity

by Mike March 7, 2016

C-SPAN covered almost all of CPAC – Cruz’ address was clear and forceful, and the Q&A with Hannity was very illuminating:

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Fox News Sunday –
Limbaugh On The GOP Civil War

by Mike March 7, 2016

Skip noted that the GOPe remains clueless about the anger of the base – here, Rush Limbaugh discusses the situation with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday:

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The GOPe just doesn’t get it.

by Skip March 6, 2016

They just don’t understand that losing the OTHER way is just a huge a possibility as what they fear will happen if Trump is the nominee: As Trump cements his front-runner status, senior party figures are moving away from the idea of defeating him outright. At this point, they hope to deny him enough delegates […]

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Ted Cruz Won ‘Election Day’ in Louisana, Erased 20 point Gap Almost Overnight

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2016
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Donald Trump won the state of Louisiana but Ted Cruz appears to have gotten more votes on election day, on his way to erasing a 20-point deficit, to come within a few percentage points of The Donald when the dust settled. Early voting showed Trump with at least a 23-point lead. By Saturday night, after […]

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CPAC Without The Pauls – Cruz Crushes It!

by Mike March 5, 2016

Clearly a convention of “Conservatarians” Straw Poll Results: Cruz 40% Rubio 30 Trump 15 Kasich 8 To recap: Trump left CPAC2016 (where he lost straw poll) to Kansas, where he lost. — Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) March 5, 2016

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What’s The Matter With Kansas?
Update: Cruz Wins!

by Mike March 5, 2016

From the WSJ It looks like the old liberal complaint about Kansas might be coming true – called for Cruz!

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Cruz Press Conference At UMaine March 4th

by Mike March 5, 2016

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a “Cruzin’ to Caucus Rally” on Friday March 4th in Hauck Auditorium. The rally, which was set for a day before Maine Republicans hold their presidential caucus, was the first campaign stop in the state for the senator from Texas, according to the [Portland] Press Herald.

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