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Sen. Cruz: The American
Renaissance is Beginning

Breitbart Texas, by Bob Price

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/21/2014 3:01:14 PM

While standing in the symbolic birthplace of the Texas energy industry, Spindletop Boomtown Museum, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) formally announced his “American Energy Renaissance Act” to help promote energy independence through increased oil and natural gas production with strong limits on federal government interference. Standing before a group of energy workers and executives, Sen. Cruz began his announcement by saying: “Welcome to Boomtown. This place reminds us of how American entrepreneurs ushered in a new era for America, and for the world. This discovery [oil in Texas] was made at a time when America needed energy to grow and expand.

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Senator Cruz gets it. Immigration reform does not fix the economy. Raising the debt "ceiling" does not fix the economy either. Lowering the price of fuel for cars,trucks, and homes immediately improves the economy in two ways. Less is spent to commute and heat homes which means less is also needed to be charged for the transportation and production of products. People will be able to spend more because they can now afford more.

Economics 101 folks!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 2/21/2014 3:15:46 PM     (No. 9741520)

Exactly. Exactly. When the Renaissance begins, there will those that think they were part of it when they were in fact, in opposition. Sad. Deceiving and being deceived.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 2/21/2014 3:25:56 PM     (No. 9741530)

CO2 is not a pollutant.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HPmatt, 2/21/2014 3:34:59 PM     (No. 9741538)

Ted Cruz mentions Geo Strake, Jr, founder of the Conroe oil fields. Wouldn´t suspect the greed rich oil guy had anything to do with the Boy Scout ´Camp Strake´ on the south side of Conroe off of I-45?

I remember a couple of years ago when there was a sawmill across the road from the camp. Probably sure the EPA or OSHA would have shut it down.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 2/21/2014 5:04:25 PM     (No. 9741611)

I will back you up, Senator. There are many of us who believe in doing good and supporting those who have the courage and intelligence and a can-do spirit to do good things, not those who call themselves Republicans but attack conservatives at every turn and side with the bullies. Keep on keeping on, we are here with our money and votes.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 2/21/2014 5:14:51 PM     (No. 9741619)

Sen. Cruz does get it:

The American economy was founded on cheap oil and gas. But as the Big Refineries took out the Mom and PoP producer, the price went hopelessly up.

In the Gulf Coast Region alone, we went from 260 refineries and storage facilities to 60. All that volume taken from the marketplace artificially brought us to where we are today.

If we can not restore that lost refining capacity, and bring it back online, the price of fuel and transportation will eat away at the middle class until it consumes 50% of household income.

It has been said that the total oil reserves in the United States surpasses the world supply by 1000 fold.

The key is to get it refined, and stored. You see 60 refineries can only store fuel oil for about ninety days. Fuel oil storage is highly volatile and dangerous. Thats why we need the additional refinery capacity and storage. We also need to give the EPA the boot. EPA over regulation of drilling, production, and slurry fired coal plants are an incremental negative factor not even considered here.

Our economy will continue to flounder until we get inexpensive fuel oil again. We have the resources, but we also have the Idiot Elite in DC who just don´t get it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/21/2014 6:35:15 PM     (No. 9741680)

Senator Cruz sounds optimistic, like Ronald Reagan usually did.

Energy independence is a very popular concept, and a sure litmus test
for who is conservative and patriotic and who is not.

As Ronnie would say about our future in this nation...

"You ain´t seen nuthing yet!"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/21/2014 8:33:31 PM     (No. 9741751)

Cruz was not playing tactical games with the Senate. He was trying to prevent President Obama from printing money madly until March 2015. By merely demanding that the Dems get 60 votes, he threw a monkey wrench in the scam. The Dems got 3 RINOs to cave, but Murkowski demanded that leadership cast the deciding vote. Finally, after an hour of extending the vote, McConnell and Cruz caved. Despite this shameful performance, McConnell and Cruz are both telling their constituents they voted no.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/21/2014 8:46:36 PM     (No. 9741757)

Correction, McConnell and Cornyn are telling their constituents they voted no. And Cornyn is encouraging Texas to vote early before the opposition gets stronger.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 2/21/2014 10:05:12 PM     (No. 9741835)

How appropriate that this man should key on that word: Renaissance. Yes, the American Renaissance is beginning, powered by American energy in all its manifestations.

Use the term, teach young people what it means, emphasize the rebirth after the Dark Ages...and think of an example of a "Renaissance Man."

American Renaissance is even more powerful than "Morning in America," but we´re coming out of a very dark age.


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