Ted Cruz

Notable Quote – Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2014
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Of all the places I never thought to be mentioned, HBO’s True Blood vampire show would have to be near the top of the list. Sunday night, they aired a misogynist and profanity-ridden episode where Texas Republicans are murdered attending a “Ted Cruz fundraiser. Well, I’m sorry to have lost the vampire vote, but am […]

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Cruz Missile Smites Obama, DNC

by Mike May 24, 2014

Direct hit!! Shrinks the workforce, Like A Boss! It is apparent that Ted Cruz does social media better than OAF OFA, but they keep setting themselves up. With their shiny new #LikeABoss campaign, the clueless operatives at the DNC have scored an “own goal” on a par with the infamous Moochelle signboard that Steve is […]

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SB 120 – Money, Speech, and That Which Must Be Inviolably Preserved

by Steve MacDonald May 4, 2014
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Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press. In the NH Constitution, Part I, Article 22;  Free speech and liberty of the press are essential to the security of freedom in a state: They ought, therefore, to be inviolably preserved. Inviolable: Impregnable to assault or trespass.  Invincible. Essential to the […]

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I think this sums up Obama’s outlook on The Rule of Law…

by Skip April 21, 2014

…and the “shall faithfully execute” part of his Oath.  I mentioned this on GrokTALK! this past Saturday and figure you ought to know what I was talking about.  It is all about Iran trying to send someone who participated in the 1979 US Embassy hostage situation back when Prez Carter was striving to be the […]

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GrokTALK! for the week of 4/19/2014 – The Videos, Part 1

by Skip April 19, 2014

Segment 1 – Groksters Steve and Skip start off the show talking about the news of the day and the week and Groksters Mike and Rick strode in to add their voices Full audio here provided by Steve; other video still being processed.

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NHGOP: “Principles Win Elections” -
Oh, The Irony, The Hypocrisy!

by Mike April 9, 2014

Let me present (above) the NHGOP banner, Brown Merger Edition. With their constant promotion of all things Brown (and I don’t mean UPS) since last fall (come to the event – he gave us money, you know), and the obvious embrace of Brown as “the candidate with the Money to win”, the Grassroots could be […]

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Ted Cruz – Presidential Campaign Ad?

by Steve MacDonald March 31, 2014
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Maybe?  Or is it just fuel for the base heading into the mid-terms?

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So where did that “ash heap” philosophy end up?

by Skip March 30, 2014

Update: Ted Cruz is speaking.  I’ve put the video after the jump because it auto-plays and I can’t turn it off – but his is talking about Marxism and Leninism…. Methinks one Party won’t be too happy over this….

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I don’t know what (or who) to believe anymore

by Tom January 22, 2014

Ted Cruz.  Love what he says, loved his Senate filibuster, and love his recent voting record.  And I hate writing this story. But something is wrong with the picture.  And it feels eerily familiar. This story about Cruz and his wife has been out there for about 5 months but it got by me.  Fortunately, others […]

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Conservatives Expect Immigration Pressure At GOP’s “Congress Of Tomorrow” Retreat

by Mike January 22, 2014

Just a look at the resort will tell you that our ‘elected representatives’ consider themselves to be our elite rulers, entitled to be pampered. Politico reports: The “Congress of Tomorrow” House Republican Conference retreat will take place Jan. 29 through Jan. 31 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina in Cambridge, […]

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Thanks for following us – all the way from Texas

by Skip December 3, 2013

Does this means that the eyes of Texas are upon us (twood make Grokster Susan mighty pleased)?  And, more specifically, viewed by the eyes of Senator Ted Cruz? We’re mighty pleased in any case! Thanks! You, too, can follow us @GraniteGrok and keep up with what’s on our minds!

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NH GOP National Committeeman Steve Duprey on “Flat Earth TEA Partiers, and Ted Cruz Fans”

by Skip November 8, 2013

Even a casual reader of the ‘Grok knows that we have been writing about the Civil War now raging within the NH GOP and the GOP is general; the VA Governor race has brought that to the fore.  Nice to see, on the topic of expanding Medicaid here in NH, that former NH GOP Chair […]

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First for Ted Cruz, now for Mike Lee? How DARE those crowds react that way!

by Skip November 3, 2013

Another skirmish in the Establishment – grassroots Civil War.  I point out that while the DC Establishment is now out to crush those of us that pose a risk to their power, outside the beltway, those that are drawing their ire are hardly getting the cold shoulder from those that “brung them to the dance.”  […]

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Notable Quote – US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)

by Skip October 26, 2013

From his speech at the Reagan Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa: “I’m convinced we’re facing a new paradigm in politics,” Cruz, who spoke for 45 minutes without notes or a teleprompter, told the crowd of about 600 people at the Iowa Events Center. “It is the rise of the grass roots … it has official […]

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Ted Cruz’ Dictionary: ObamaScare

by Mike October 14, 2013

By Ted Cruz – H/T Twitchy.com

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OK. I’ll play that game…

by Skip October 4, 2013

Political Scoop – every Friday (mostly – he’s not as prolific as we are) Pindell puts up his Political Standing weekly and it generally has a Questions of the Week in it. Given that he mentioned us, I’ll play along with it: What are we to make of the Union Leader linking to Granite Grok […]

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Hmmm, I keep reading in the MSM that the TEA Party is dead…..hmmmm

by Skip October 3, 2013

From Big Government is this headline: 104,000 Strong: Tea Party Patriots Have Record Turnout for Cruz on Tele-Townhall By reading the NYT, LAT, ChiTrib, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and listen to national level Democrat officials, we in the TEA Party are has beens, re-runs, old news, and loosing sympathizers by the millions.  Gee, who knew? The […]

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Enter, Stage Establishment: Trent Lott

by Skip October 1, 2013

Yes, he was drummed out of the US Senate for praising retiring ex-segregationalist Strom Thurmond – the grievance-mongers hauled out their Political Correctness swords and hacked him to slivers (even as those same hypocrites gave ex-KKK Grand Kleagle Senator Byrd a pass for the same stances). At the time, I thought he got a raw […]

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You Go Cruz!

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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If only ALL elected (AND appointed) officials would keep this uppermost:

by Skip September 24, 2013

A senior Washington Post congressional reporter found it “interesting” that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told him that he answers to his constituents and the grassroots instead of the leaders in the Republican leadership who make up the permanent political class. On Tuesday, Paul Kane said that in an interview in August, Cruz told him that […]

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We Have To Filibuster It To See What’s In It

by Ed Naile September 22, 2013

Obamacare, actually, Democratcare, is on the ropes with the American people and it is what I like to call a “two-fer.” SomeRrepublicans who remember why they were sent to Sodom and D.C have initiated an effort, and evolving effort, to kill Democratcare any way they can. That is wonderful, refreshing, and about time. The other […]

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Question of the day

by Susan Olsen September 9, 2013

H/T Bearing Arms

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And Mr. Dean shows a perfect example of “they mean to be masters”

by Skip August 25, 2013

Herein is the difference between people like former Vt. Governor and former Presidential candidate Howard Dean (and pretty much the entire Obama Administrative political appointees and Obama himself).  As Daniel Webster noted “they mean to be masters” – even if they believe their hearts to be “good” and believe in their heart of hears that […]

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Notable Quote – Ted Cruz

by Skip July 31, 2013

According to federal agency estimates, Obamacare will add paperwork burdens totaling nearly 190 million hours or more every year. And, Mr. President, to put that in perspective, Mount Rushmore, which took 14 years to build, could be constructed 1,547 times with the paperwork Obamacare requires in one year. – Ted Cruz (US Senator, R-TX) Taxed […]

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Frank Guinta should have had her stones for this kind of issue

by Skip July 23, 2013

Still mad over Guinta’s failure to live up to his promise to cut spending when he was in the US House and did vote for the Continuing Resolutions that increased spending – and our debt.  He got cold feet – what, me voting in such a way that the Government might shutdown from a lack […]

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Fearless Ted – Cruz Zings Obama Over “Jobs” Campaign Trip To Texas

by Mike May 9, 2013

THIS is what fearless leadership looks like! Principled, accurate, and unafraid: Apparently, Cruz created and published the graphic himself via twitter. H/T Twitchy.com

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THANK YOU, Senators Lee, Paul, and Cruz!

by Skip April 29, 2013

It’s about freaking time SOMEBODY forced other Republicans, you know, to have to rely on Principles! Once again, the political symptom is gun control and the filibuster but the Republican disease is   Heh!: Texas senator Ted Cruz on Friday indicated that the battle among GOP Senators over gun control was so fierce that, at […]

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Senator Ted Cruz at CPAC

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

A dirty little secret.  For the past three weeks….Conservatives are winning.

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How About a Little Bias?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2013

Much of the media bais that occures is subtle.  From choosing what stories to cover and what to ignore to how issues, ideas, and people are framed in context, word choice and tone convey connotation, intentional or not, to the reader. Here’s a classic example from Yahoo! News. Claudine Zap, writing for The Lookout – […]

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Senator C. C. “El Hombre” Shreds the Pols

by Scott Morales March 14, 2013

As someone who is currently entangled in and fighting the tentacles of Leviathan over various firearm issues and is constantly wiping the red ink from my brow it heartens me that there’s a no-holds bar a$$ kicking consitutionalist in the Senate and he’s throwin’ down, taking names, and outing meaty pieces of Leviathans corpus. Watch […]

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