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Even on furlough, some
Texans cheer Ted Cruz

Associated Press, by Will Weissert

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Posted By:earlybird, 10/5/2013 10:38:39 AM

Houston--Thanks to Texas´ new senator, Dale Huls is out of a job, at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him. "Without Ted Cruz this doesn´t happen," said Huls, a NASA systems engineer who was among roughly 3,000 federal employees furloughed from Houston´s Johnson Space Center after tea party Republicans triggered the partial government shutdown. "This is something Americans have to get used to," Huls said. "Even if it affects your livelihood, you´ve got to stand up." Perhaps more than anywhere else, Texas embodies the factors behind the shutdown: big government and the rebellion

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Dale Huls gets it. Would that there were many, many more like Huls...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 10/5/2013 10:41:22 AM     (No. 9551345)

Don´t mess with Tejasans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/5/2013 10:54:34 AM     (No. 9551377)

This article and the one above it are both AP, both basically the same story, but one is written "flat," --just the fact, and the other [this article] is slanted so far left I had to lay down sideways just to read it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: happy conservative, 10/5/2013 10:55:51 AM     (No. 9551380)

Because real Americans are the ones who know that we have to stop the Socialist agenda for the good of the whole nation and every individual alive and yet to be born. The 98% of the fancy pantscrowd in Washington DC don´t gave a ray´s patootie for anyone but themselves.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: suziannr, 10/5/2013 11:29:15 AM     (No. 9551467)

Dale Huls and Pedro Rivera both friends of mine and true leaders in the liberty movement!! And trust me, there are plenty more like them at NASA and all around. We the People are the answer to this leftist mess we are working to clean up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/5/2013 11:44:57 AM     (No. 9551500)

#4, you tell Dale Huls and Pedro Rivera that they have hugs and standing ovations and gratitude from a grandmother in the Panhandle.

My hat´s off to them!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: joew9, 10/5/2013 1:05:24 PM     (No. 9551649)

The AP is amazed that some people will support the right thing for their country over their own personal enrichment.
These employees are probably also long sighted in that they can see that if the government doesn´t get control of their spending, their government jobs and pensions are going to be gone for good.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/5/2013 1:23:51 PM     (No. 9551673)

Some people don´t have wool pulled over their eyes and can see what obama and the Dems are doing.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/5/2013 2:46:54 PM     (No. 9551769)

After what Hussein did to NASA, shutting down the space program and laying off 10´s of thousands, it´s amazing there are any people left to work there. I suspect not too many are happy with Barry anymore.

Glad we have fellow Texans like this!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Txknitter, 10/5/2013 2:49:05 PM     (No. 9551772)

My kudos to them as well but remember, the House will see to it they get back pay. Their pay is delayed not denied.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WalkingLadyLiberty, 10/5/2013 6:14:05 PM     (No. 9552007)

These are incredible patriots and I am so glad to be able to call both of them friend!!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: WalkingLadyLiberty, 10/5/2013 6:15:28 PM     (No. 9552010)

#9 that wasn´t the case when this article was written and the guys interviewed.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: devnull, 10/5/2013 6:26:28 PM     (No. 9552018)

All the more reason to fire up private space ventures. Let NASA have to compete for the talent and loyalty of these fine folks.

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