Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

The Trump-Cruz Truce Is Ending

Via Business Insider: Real-estate magnate Donald Trump tweeted a challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Friday, encouraging his Republican presidential rival to attack him. Trump was responding to a report in The New York Times the day before that quoted Cruz suggesting that voters would start to question the foreign-policy judgment of both Trump and another GOP candidate, ...

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Cruz Picks Up Another Hate Group Endorsement

Iowa’s virulently anti-LGBT Bob Vander Plaats, head of the Family Leader, has joined NOM in endorsing Ted Cruz. Via Right Wing Watch: Vander Plaats is one of several right-wing figures to coalesce behind Cruz, who has attracted the support of ultraconservative activists like Troy Newman, who wishes the government would execute abortion providers; Ron Baity, a pastor who links gay ...

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Hillary Leads Sanders By 20 Pts In New National Poll

Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders by 20 points in a national poll released today. On the GOP side, many expected Ted Cruz to chip away at Trump’s lead this week, but that doesn’t appear to be happening. Politico reports: More than one-in-three Republican primary voters say they would vote for Donald Trump, according to the results of the latest ...

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NOM Endorses “Proven Champion” Ted Cruz

This is hardly surprising. Via press release: Sen. Ted Cruz is a proven champion for marriage and religious freedom and someone we can absolutely count on to fight to restore marriage to our nation’s laws and defend the religious liberty of the tens of millions of Americans who believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman, ...

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Cruz Campaign: He’s No Gay Basher

Despite many inquiries from the press, Ted Cruz has continued to refuse to denounce Pastor Kevin Swanson’s calls for the genocide of LGBT Americans. Last month Cruz was interviewed by Swanson on the same stage from which Swanson twice endorsed the biblical call to execute homosexuals. Yesterday the right wing Washington Examiner got a quote about the controversy from the ...

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IOWA: Ted Cruz Takes Lead In New Poll

Ted Cruz has taken his first polling lead in an early state. CNN reports: Ted Cruz has overtaken Donald Trump in Iowa, according to a Monmouth University survey of Iowa Republicans released Monday. If the caucuses were held today, Cruz would win with 24% support to Trump’s 19% backing. Marco Rubio comes in a close third with 17% and Ben ...

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“Deeply Uncomfortable” Ted Cruz Ad Outtakes [VIDEO]

Gawker has compiled a slew of outtakes from hours of footage that one day, probably, will become a Cruz campaign commercial. They write: Thanks to the (few) rules governing campaign Super PACs, candidates aren’t technically allowed to coordinate with them. Which means candidates can’t technically feed them hours and hours of raw video footage for future campaign ads. Candidates can ...

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Cruz: Join The Second Amendment Coalition [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: The GOP front-runners are reloading in their defense of the gun lobby after the latest mass shooting. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Iowa) pushed forward with unveiling his “National 2nd Amendment Coalition” at a shooting range in Iowa, mocking those who call him “insensitive” for defending guns after the San Bernardino massacre. “I really don’t view ...

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Ted Cruz: Obama Is More Interested In Promoting Homosexuality In The Military Than Defeating ISIS

“You look at the military and one of the things we’ve seen is morale in the military under the Obama administration has plummeted, and it has plummeted because you have a commander-in-chief that doesn’t support our soldiers and sailors and airmen and marines. He treats the military as a cauldron for social experimentation. He’s more interested in promoting homosexuality in ...

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Ted Cruz: As President I’ll Stack The Supreme Court With “Rock-Ribbed” Hardcore Conservatives

In an interview published yesterday by Bloomberg, Ted Cruz vowed that upon election he’ll begin the work of stacking the US Supreme Court with right-wing appointees who have a “long paper trail” of conservative values. From the interview: While the stark divisions between the types of justices preferred by modern Democratic and Republican presidents are well-known, Cruz argued that within ...

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Ted Cruz: I’ll Have Trump Build My Wall

Ted Cruz yesterday told a right wing radio station that upon election he’ll “absolutely” hire Donald Trump to build that wall on the Mexican border. Mediaite has the quote: “If you’re elected president of the United States, will you do what Donald Trump has pledged to do? Would a President Cruz build a wall along the entire southern border?” Kuhner ...

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Ted Cruz: It’s Undeniable That The Overwhelming Majority Of Violent Criminals Are Democrats [AUDIO]

How to completely and permanently alienate half of the electorate in one sentence. Via Mediaite: Ted Cruz pushed back against the media coverage of the Planned Parenthood shooting today and made a pretty strong assertion about which party most violent criminals belong to. Radio host Hugh Hewitt told Cruz that, given how some in the media have attempted to connect ...

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Ted Cruz Contest: Buy This $65 Fugly Christmas Sweater And Set An Example For The “Tolerant Left”

Ted Cruz has launched sales on a $65 fugly Christmas sweater which displays his Santa-capped mug floating over the White House and flanked by the Patriotic Tea Party Snakes Of Liberty. According to an email from the Cruz campaign, buying this sweater will “set an example for the ‘tolerant left’.” You can also WIN a sweater by using the hashtag ...

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Ted Cruz Picks Up Teabagistan’s Latest Insane Claim

Responding to a reporter’s questions about the Colorado shooting, Ted Cruz yesterday parroted Teabagistan’s latest insane claim that the killer is transgender. All because a voter registration typo has an “F” next to his name. Via Huffington Post: When a reporter reminded the Texas senator that the suspect allegedly made a comment about “baby parts” while being arrested, Cruz countered, ...

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Rep. Alan Grayson: Ted Cruz Isn’t A “Natural Born” American And I’ll Sue If He Wins The GOP Nomination

Rep. Alan Grayson has gone birther on Ted Cruz. Via Mediaite: Florida Congressman Alan Grayson told radio host Alan Colmes Wednesday that if Ted Cruz is elected president, he “will file that beautiful lawsuit saying that he’s unqualified for the job” according to the Constitution. “It’s not ‘The Biggest Loser’ that they’re choosing, it’s ‘The Biggest Bigot,’” Grayson said challenging ...

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Rachel Maddow: Ted Cruz Needs To Respond To Questions About That “Death To Gays” Event [VIDEO]

WATCH THIS. Last night Rachel Maddow again delivered an excellent report on Pastor Kevin “Death To Gays” Swanson and the appearances of three GOP presidential candidates on the same stage from which Swanson called for the genocide of millions of gay Americans. The Cruz campaign sent Maddow a two-word response to her inquiry – “not explicit” – meaning that they ...

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IOWA: Ted Cruz Closes In On Donald Trump In New Quinnipiac Poll, Now Only Two Points Behind

The Hill reports: Donald Trump has company on the Iowa GOP presidential podium, as Sen. Ted Cruz has moved within the margin of error at the top of a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. The real estate magnate wins one-quarter of likely Republican caucus-goers compared to the Texas senator’s 23 percent. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who edged Trump ...

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Pastor Kevin “Death To Gays” Swanson: To Criticize Me Is To Criticize God Himself [AUDIO]

“Any time the nation has taken up a fight with the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, the Creator of the universe, you don’t pick a fight with the Creator of all of the galaxies, all of the planets, this entire solar system, you don’t pull together a couple of ants and lift a fist to the Almighty and ...

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Ted Cruz Turns “Insult Me To My Face” Schoolyard Taunt To Obama Into Campaign Ad [VIDEO]

A few days ago Ted Cruz earned widespread mocking after he double-dog-dared President Obama to “come insult me to my face.” His schoolyard taunt spawned war-boners across Teabagistan – so naturally Cruz has turned it into a campaign commercial. Watch below.

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Pastor Kevin Swanson: God Sent ISIS [AUDIO]

Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: After rallying with Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Bobby Jindal at his anti-gay conference in Iowa two weeks ago, far-right pastor Kevin Swanson returned to his “Generations Radio” program to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris, specifically focusing on the Bataclan theater massacre. According to Swanson, the mass shooting at the theater was ...

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