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Ted Cruz thunders into a new
year, while fellow Republicans
seek softer tone

Washington Examiner, by Charlie Spiering

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/14/2014 10:34:19 AM

"Good impressions are pretty good, but actually bad impressions are even better," Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday at a Texas Public Policy Foundation conference, admitting that his staffers cringed every time he tried to do an imitation of someone he was quoting. Cruz smiled and then channeled his Senate predecessor, Phil Gramm, who introduced Cruz at the conference. "This will pass over my cold dead political body," he quoted Gramm, imitating his deep Texas drawl -- referring to a quote from Gramm in the early 1990s, crediting him with successfully killing then-first lady Hillary Clinton´s public insurance proposal. That sums up Cruz´s political

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Republicans seek a softer tone?? I´m so tired of the spineless, meek Republicans who are afraid of their own shadow. What is so completely refreshing about Cruz is that above all he is honest and truthful and not afraid to speak out. It´s a darn shame we don´t have more like him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/14/2014 10:36:59 AM     (No. 9691453)

RINOs, seeking something softer than the pudding they have been.
No thanks.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 1/14/2014 10:44:54 AM     (No. 9691464)

Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are a breath of fresh air in a moribund GOP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/14/2014 10:45:41 AM     (No. 9691467)

Cruz is thundering in at full throttle. Kristie thundered off the bridge to nowhere.
I am afraid fox News has turned into the RINO News Propaganda service. This morning I happened to stop in on Fox for a quick look and what I saw was some head spinner saying how Kriste Kreme is the Rep front runner with the best chance of beating PIAPS. I about chocked on my latte. I switched channels and realized I made a good decision months ago by not watching Fox any more. They lost their way in the wilderness and I am not following. Cruz is my hero. Guess what Republicans, there is no easier softer way. The only thing softer about Kristie is his belly and a dozen fresh KK Glazed donuts.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: artman1746, 1/14/2014 10:46:37 AM     (No. 9691471)

Remember when Republicans took the senate 50/50 (Vice President giving them the majority) and then said they would share power on commitees? This is the insanity the Republican leadership will go in attempts to make the press like them.

My first thought the morning after the Republican landslide in 2010 was that Boehner and McConnel would be left in leadership positions when it was the passion of conservatives that won the victory. I knew then that this is where we would be today unless they were voted out of leadership. Surprise surprise!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 1/14/2014 11:02:25 AM     (No. 9691498)

Time to send the ´Rats and RINOs packing. I´ll take more like Cruz any day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: littleorby, 1/14/2014 11:52:01 AM     (No. 9691581)

I would ask all those whom have posted comments here, so far. Have you´ll logged on

to www.primaryboehner.com and, at least, signed the petition?

You have a chance to do something ´real´, to take action instead of typing empty words.

Rush Limbaugh provides enough of those.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 1/14/2014 1:27:36 PM     (No. 9691724)

Two things we must all remember (and relate relentlessly) and they both come from his magnificent Senate floor speech:

1. His speech focused the attention of the whole nation on the pathetic roll-out of Obamacare.

2. Toward the end of his marathon speech, HARRY REID was willing to grant him more time if he would debate JOHN McCAIN!

Senator Cruz has already served his nation well.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pasann, 1/14/2014 7:54:27 PM     (No. 9692184)

Not so Charlie......We´re tired of "softer tone", get nothing done. We want somebody to walk tall & carry a big stick. We´ve been pushed to the side of the road for too long by the go-along to get-along crowd.

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