Ted Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on this week’s Supreme Court decisions

by Skip June 27, 2015

This week, we have twice seen Supreme Court justices violating their judicial oaths. Yesterday, the justices rewrote Obamacare, yet again, in order to force this failed law on the American people. Today, the Court doubled down with a 5–4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations of our representative […]

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Money Can’t Buy You Love
Cruz + Fiorina Top FRW Straw Poll

by Mike June 16, 2015

Candidate Votes Ted Cruz   21 Carly Fiorina   20 Rand Paul   10 John Kasich    9 Scott Walker    7 Rick Perry    6 Marco Rubio    6 Ben Carson    5 George Pataki    4 Jeb Bush    3 Chris Christie    3   At yesterday’s Federation of Republican Women Lilac Luncheon, […]

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Fact or Fiction – The World According to Sen. Ted Cruz

by Jane Cormier May 1, 2015

As many of you know, I am big supporter of Sen. Ted Cruz.  After reading some alarming statements here in New Hampshire regarding his political record, I decided to do some digging!  Here are the fruits of my labor… FICTION:  “Essentially, Cruz’s wife Heidi once worked for Merrill Lynch and is a Goldman Sachs Regional […]

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Ted Cruz – Range Time

by Steve MacDonald April 20, 2015
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Ted Cruz got some range time at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club yesterday… @tedcruz getting a little range time in #2ndamendment pic.twitter.com/IAszVZP9W8 — bruce redden (@brucereddenjr) April 19, 2015

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GrokTALK! at the SRW / RCRC Brunch – Part 1

by Skip March 30, 2015

Well, Saturday’s event at the Seacoast Republican Women / Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch at the Portsmouth Country Club was fun to be there.  Even though I was under the weather (and in coming down from Central NH where some of the snow squalls were starting to go whiteout, that’s setting a low bar to […]

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GrokTALK! with Jack Kimball and Jo Horvath

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2015
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Seacoast Republican Women’s Chair Jo Horvath and Jack Kimball — former NHGOP Chair and current chair of Conservative Business Leaders of NH — join the program to talk about Republican primary politics in the Granite State. Recorded at the Portsmouth Country Club in Greenland, NH – Seacoast Republican Women/Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch Follow us […]

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GrokTALK!/GrokTV! Live Stream March 28th, 2015 SRW & RCRC Brunch: Keynote Speaker – Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 28, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday March 2815, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am EST . This week the show comes to you live from the Seacoast Republican Women and the Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch at the Portsmouth Country Club located in Greenland, NH!  The keynote Speaker is US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX Live broadcast […]

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GrokTV Event: Conservative Business League VFW event – Ted Cruz is speaking

by Skip March 27, 2015

Hopefully the livestream will keep up as Ted Cruz is the featured speaker at an Event being hosted by the Conservative Business League of NH: Live streaming video by Ustream

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Just in: official Presser on the Ted Cruz announcement

by Skip March 22, 2015

From: “Cruz Press” <press@jobsgrowth.org> To: skip@granitegrok.com Sent: 3/22/2015 11:44:16 AM Subject: MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Ted Cruz in Lynchburg, VA on Monday, March 23 FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Rick Tyler, (703) 431-3350 Media Advisory Catherine Frazier, (512) 751-5984 March 22, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY Monday, March 23 Sen. Ted Cruz will deliver the convocation address at Liberty […]

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Carlos Martinez, Constitutional Conservative, I have an answer for you! Ted Cruz to announce…

by Skip March 22, 2015

Last Sunday at Turbocam, Ted Cruz was asked by Carlos when he was going to announce his run for the Presidency – you can see the video here as Cruz was a bit out front (and coy) with his answer.  Well, we now have the answer  from the new GraniteGrok Twitter follower,  Ted Schleifer ( @TeddySchleifer […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – MicroInterview with Ted Cruz

by Skip March 22, 2015

When US Senator Ted Cruz had finished with his address to the crowd and the questions, he did come over to the ‘Grok area where we had set up to talk for a few moments.  Knowing that time was valuable in getting to a couple of other meetings / events that day, it was nice […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Interviews with Mac Kittredge & the Nam Knights

by Skip March 21, 2015

After US Senator Ted Cruz had left the Turbocam building, we did a couple of interviews: ‘Grok friend Mac Kittredge and member of the Nam Knights motorcycle organization    Previous videos:

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Questions 5 & 6

by Skip March 21, 2015

From last week’s Ted Cruz event comes a couple of more questions from the audience: Question 5 – From former NH GOP Chair Jack Kimball: “will you push MORE against Obama’s Constitutional Lawlessness? Question 6 – From a teacher:  what would you do about Common Core?    Previous videos:

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – “The Wallet” & “The story of Snowflake and the White House”

by Skip March 20, 2015

“The Wallet” – I’m not sure how to describe this segment where a man in the front row went on a bit of a rant in support of a Ted Cruz penalty to the point of throwing his wallet in front of Ted Cruz (e.g., an open check) “Snowflake” – a cute story about a […]

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GrokTALK! Interview with Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 19, 2015
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This is the interview Senator Ted Cruz called “..the most substantive, serious conversation I’ve had in terms of a discussion of the issues,”  and he went on to “complement the degree of depth we got into on constitutional issues.” Here’s the interview.  Listen to the entire broadcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and […]

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Ted Cruz Speech plus Q and A

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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This is the complete speech by Senator Ted Cruz today (3/15/2015) at TurboCam in Barrington, New Hampshire–attending the Strafford County Republicans Chili and Chat. This Podcast also includes the Q and A, which takes up most of the segment, and a brief two question interview after with GrokTALK! Please Note: While we had a direct […]

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Does This Mean Ted Cruz is Running For President?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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We live streamed a Ted Cruz event with the Strafford County Republicans this afternoon. The full audio and video will get posted at some point soon but I wanted to share this GrokSHOT!  During the Q & A Senator Cruz was asked if he is running for President, and this was his response. Follow us […]

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Ted Cruz Event Live Stream – Strafford County Republicans

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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We are live from the Strafford County Republican Chili and Chat with guest speaker Senator Ted Cruz. Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK!

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GrokTALK! March 14th, 2015 with Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2015
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This week Texas Senator Ted Cruz joins us on GrokTALK!, but before that we have Dr. Jeffrey Springer on the issues with government mandates on electronic health Records, and Jane Cormier discusses Right to Life and the cultural change she sees taking shape on the issue of life. Note: The first broadcast segment of today’s […]

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NHGOP Blighted By Mystery Fungus

by Mike March 14, 2015

Fungus Cullen, that is – The guy who ran the NHGOP into the ground, and still thinks he is an official spokesman. “Ted Cruz is someone who will not darken our doorstep” quoth Cullen, during an appearance on Boston Herald Radio’s “Morning Meeting” program “…. he’s not welcome.” Cullen hosted one of several private house […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for March 14th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday March 14, 2015 from 9 am to noon EST . (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK)   Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK!

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Only Ted Cruz Could Go To Iowa

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2015
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Agricultural Business leaders gathered at the Iowa Ag Summit where Presidential hopefuls took the opportunity to vie for their attention.  Given the crowd, the subject of ethanol is always on their minds and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in particular. The RFS mandates how much food must be forced in to motor fuel so as […]

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2016 Presidential Primary: speaking of guns, Rick Perry just shot himself in the foot.

by Skip February 8, 2015

In the Texas Tribune, former Texas Governor Rick Perry took a shot at his fellow Texan, US Senator Ted Cruz, who may be vying with him in the 2016 Presidential Primary: “It’s one of the selling points, if you will, to the American people as they decide who’s going to follow Barack Obama,” he said. […]

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Ted Cruz interviews AG Nominee Loretta Lynch – Grab Some Popcorn!

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2015
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From the Loretta Lynch confirmation hearing.  Grab some popcorn.  Lynch is up to replace Holder as AG.  Senator Ted Cruz has some questions.

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Iowa Freedom Summit – Sample Videos

by Mike January 25, 2015

Steve King (R, IA) and Citizens United (Whose video about Hillary led to the eponymous Supreme Court case), put on a day long summit for a target audience which was largely Constitutional, Conservative, and Christian. Our very own Bill O’Brien was there, and gave a great speech exhorting the early primary states (NH, IA, SC) […]

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I would have used “Establishment Republicans”

by Skip December 26, 2014

And yet, they decry US for attacking them – even as US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel (R) say to “crush” the TEA Party: (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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They fear Ted Cruz

by Skip December 23, 2014

I read this on GrokTALK! this past Saturday and I figured that you might want to read this Big Government post yourselves (reformatted, emphasis mine): White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer conceded that he fears a President Ted Cruz will overturn President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, perhaps signaling that Cruz represents the greatest threat to […]

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Kelly ‘Nutcraker’ Ayotte – Don’t Make Me Do Weekends

by Steve MacDonald December 16, 2014
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Conservative HQ The Republican establishment has become infected with a new viral epidemic of “Ted Cruz derangement syndrome” apparently brought on by being forced to actually work at the job of being a United States Senator. “Patient Zero” in this epidemic may be New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte who complained bitterly before last weekend’s […]

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Energizing The Black Robed Regiment:
Pastor Rafael Cruz

by Mike October 11, 2014

Thursday evening, in Rye, Pastor Rafal Cruz, father of Ted, addressed a roomful of TEA party conservatives on his quest to energize the 75% of churchgoing Christians who don’t usually vote, by firing up pastors around the country to increase voter registration. Topics included Common Core, Executive tyranny, the importance of promoting and electing constitutional […]

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Pastor Rafael Cruz – A Gentleman And A Scholar

by Mike October 11, 2014

Prior to his address to a gathering of NH conservatives at the home of Diane Bitter, Granite Grok caught up with Pastor Rafael Cruz, the father of “Fearless Ted” Cruz. Rafael told me that his interest in the founding era and Constitution is hereditary – he got it from Ted (!). As a Cuban refugee, […]

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