In an interview with CNN, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) explained his opposition to last week’s debt ceiling vote and why he’s willing to take heat from members of his own party if it means standing on principle.
“I am not going to affirmatively consent to giving [Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid the authority to do this because it’s irresponsible, it is selling our nation’s future down the road,” Cruz said. “I would like to see all 45 Republicans stand together and actually do what we tell our constituents.”
From HumanEvents.com, by John Howard, 09/27/13 –
GOOD AFTERNOON TO EVERYONE!
“Americans don’t want a dignified surrender on ObamaCare,” writes Pat Buchanan, as he calls for Republicans to fix their metaphorical bayonets and charge. “They want someone to drive a stake through ObamaCare.”
Critics of Senator Ted Cruz and his drive to defund ObamaCare would doubtless object that they desire a dignified surrender. They’ll fight… someday. At some point in the future – maybe after the next election, or the one after that; perhaps after the next debt-ceiling showdown, or
OneNewsNow.com, by Star Parker – Guest Columnist, 09/23/13 –
Only in Washington – and only by a left-wing press – is it considered abnormal and obstructionist for a member of Congress to ring the alarm about the loss of freedom in America and to take a stand to restore it.
According to a new Gallup poll, 55 percent of Americans say they have little to no confidence that they can rely on mass media to report the news “fully, accurately and fairly.”
Forty-six percent say the media is too liberal and just 13 percent think it’s too conservative.
Justification for this public sentiment is evident as the budget and debt-ceiling issues heat up and the press can hardly restrain its disdain for Tea Party Republicans and the idea that our nation may really be in crisis.
From The DailyCaller.com, by Alex Pappas, 04/22/13 –
Dianne Feinstein was agitated.
The Democratic senator from California did not like the line of questioning she was getting from Sen. Ted Cruz, the freshman Republican from Texas, as she defended her so-called assault weapons bill before the Senate Judiciary Committee in March.
Cruz was reciting from the Constitution. He then asked that given Feinstein’s position on the government banning certain types of guns: Would she also approve of the government banning books it found harmful?