Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Cruz: Hagel, Dempsey more ‘social workers’ than military leaders…

September 17, 2014 1 comment

Cruz: Hagel, Dempsey more ‘social workers’ than military leaders

The Washington Times ^ | September 17, 2014 | Kellan HowellPosted on 9/17/2014, 12:33:18 PM by jazusamo

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz accused top U.S. military officials of behaving like “social workers” in Iraq and Syria rather than showing military strength.In an interview Tuesday night with Fox NewsSean Hannity,

Mr. Cruz said he was disappointed by responses from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey after he questioned them at a Senate hearing on the administration’s plan to defeat the Islamic State.

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Texas Police Pepare to Defend International Bridges from Militia Groups…..

September 15, 2014 1 comment

Texas Police Pepare to Defend International Bridges from Militia GroupsBreitbart Texas ^ | 09/14/2014 | Bob PricePosted on 9/15/2014, 2:09:26 PM by Buckeye

TexanMISSION, Texas — Authorities prepare to use “whatever force is necessary” to defend international bridges between Texas and Mexico from U.S. based militia groups.

The preparations by Texas law enforcement agencies are in response to recently discovered plans by militia groups to attempt closing several international bridges.

The militia groups’ plans are intended to be protests against the federal government’s failure to secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico. The plans call for militia groups to begin blocking traffic on an undisclosed number of international bridges in the Rio Grande Valley on Sept. 20th, 2014.

“We will not allow these groups to disrupt the economic commerce of our region and we are prepared to use force to keep the bridges open,” said one law enforcement officer who spoke with Breitbart Texas on the condition of anonymity. The officer explained that the bridges are not symbols of illegal immigration, but rather, they are vital parts of the local economy.

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September 13, 2014 1 comment

CruzifictionAmerican Vision

^ | September 13, 2014 | Joel McDurmonPosted on 9/13/2014, 1:24:21 PM by all the bestTed Cruz has made a serious mistake—one supported by sentiments of millions of American evangelicals—and it could cost the lives of many Christians.

I suppose you’ve heard by now that Ted Cruz was recently “booed off stage” for a senseless, ill-placed “stand with Israel” gaffe at a banquet for persecuted Middle East Christians. The worst part of his comments is not that they were calculated for self-serving political purposes—as others have noted already. Although that is certainly bad enough, it is hardly as offensive as the main implication of what he said.

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Ted Cruz Confronts the Israel Haters

September 12, 2014 2 comments

Ted Cruz Confronts the Israel HatersNew York Observer ^ | 09/12/14 9:15am | Ken KursonPosted on 9/12/2014, 10:44:24 AM by SoConPubbie

Senator Cruz was loudly booed but refused to buckle: “Those who hate Israel hate America.”John F. Kennedy once said, “Israel was not created in order to disappear. Israel will endure and flourish.

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Media Mantra: “The Reluctant Warrior”

September 11, 2014 2 comments

Media Mantra:

“The Reluctant Warrior”

Rush ^ | September 11, 2014 |

Rush LimbaughPosted on 9/11/2014, 1:57:00 PM by Kaslin

BEGIN TRANSCRIPTRUSH: Do you remember, ladies and gentlemen, when George W. Bush — some of you new to the program, if you’ve not heard this, it’s amazing.

When George W. Bush was looking for a vice presidential candidate to run with him he appointed Cheney to head up the search committee, and Cheney said, “I don’t need to look.

I’m your guy.” And Bush said, “You know what, you’re right. You don’t need to look. You are my guy.”



So Bush chose Cheney and the media went out, and we had an audio montage put together, had to be 25 different media people all explaining how Bush had chosen Cheney because he needed gravitas. I

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Texas wants U.S. Supreme Court to help it block Confederate license plates

September 4, 2014 1 comment

Texas wants U.S. Supreme Court to help it block Confederate license platesWashington Post ^ | 9/2/14 | Niraj ChoksiPosted on 9/4/2014, 10:39:32 AM by DoodleDawg

Texas’s attorney general wants the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a five-year fight over specialty Confederate flag license plates.

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Famous Republican: Obama clueless about border….. “Texas Gov. Rick Perry has seen firsthand the recent surge of illegal immigration and unaccompanied minors crossing America’s southern border, and he says President Obama is clueless about what’s really going on.”

September 1, 2014 4 comments

Texas Gov. Rick PerryTexas Gov. Rick Perry


Texas Gov. Rick Perry has seen firsthand the recent surge of illegal immigration and unaccompanied minors crossing America’s southern border, and he says President Obama is clueless about what’s really going on.



“To this day the president of the United States has yet to see the facts on the ground at our southern border, even though they area direct consequence of his policies,” Perry declared Friday at the “Defending the American Dream Summit,” sponsored by Americans for Prosperity.Perry detailed what he’s seen and why Obama is to blame: “Young boys and girls, children, thousands of miles away from their parents – they’re vulnerable, they’re afraid, they’re drawn here by rumors of amnesty.

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