Ted Cruz Continues To Prove He’s Delusional During Fox News Interview (Video)

ted-cruz-fox-news-delusionalAs most people are well aware, last October our government was shutdown primarily because a handful of Republicans, led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), managed to convince many conservatives that shutting down the government would somehow stop the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Which, of course, was ridiculous. Even many Republicans called this move pointless and foolish, and it ultimately was. There was absolutely no chance that “Obamacare” was going to be stopped by this shutdown. When all was said and done it accomplished absolutely nothing, except hurting American families.


After all was said and done, most Americans overwhelmingly put the blame for the shutdown on the Republican party.

And now over a year later, on the heels of President Obama making his announcement that he was going to do what he could to fix our immigration system since Republicans refuse to do anything, it seems Senator Cruz has learned absolutely nothing.

Then again, what else is new? It’s like I’ve said since he was elected, Cruz isn’t a United States Senator because he wants to govern, he became a senator because he’s using his position in Congress to set up his 2016 presidential run. Everything he says and does is nothing more than a pathetic attempt to pander to tea party voters.

In fact, his delusion has become so bad that even Fox News’ Chris Wallace seemingly mocked the Texas senator during a Sunday interview.

After Cruz suggested that the Senate should holdup all of Obama’s non-essential nominees, Wallace asked, “Are you saying that the Senate should refused to confirm Loretta Lynch, the president’s new nominee for attorney general? And, thereby, leave Eric Holder, who you don’t like very much, in that position even longer?”

Well, Cruz apparently didn’t feel like answering that question. Then again, how could he? In the past he’s called for Holder’s impeachment, but now he’s suggesting keeping him as Attorney General even longer due to the hissy fit Republicans might decide to throw because they’re not getting their way on immigration.

Even when it came to hints by Cruz that another government shutdown might be in order, Wallace reminded the senator that the last time he led that charge it didn’t turn out so well for his party.

“The problem is that’s almost exactly what you did with the government shutdown across the entire government in October of 2013 in Obamacare, and it backfired badly on your party,” Wallace said.

After Cruz seemed undeterred by Wallace’s accurate depiction of history, he again reminded the senator that the government shutdown was a disaster for the GOP last year.

“But you’re willing to shut down departments, and you’re willing to take the backlash?” he asked. “I mean, it didn’t work very well with Obamacare, sir.”

Then Cruz went full-on delusional by saying that President Obama and Harry Reid were responsible for the first government shutdown, even though many Republicans have admitted it was their party’s fault.

“The number one issue that candidate campaigned on across the country was Obamacare,” Cruz said. “Now, it was a mistake for President Obama and Harry Reid to force a government shutdown, but it was not a mistake for Republicans to stand up and fight on Obamacare.”

Considering we just witnessed the lowest voter turnout for a midterm election since 1942, the only “message” anyone can really take from this year’s elections is that the American people are sick and tired of the constant bickering and gridlock that’s plagued our government since 2010.


And the truth is, while “Obamacare” has never been overly popular (due in large part to the lies often told about the law by people like Cruz), 60 percent of Americans would rather see the law improved than repealed.

But you know Cruz’s aversion to reality has gotten pretty bad when even Fox News hosts are openly mocking his propaganda.

Watch the interview below via Fox News:




Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.

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  • Jim Bean

    (The Hill, June 13, 2013)

    ‘The Senate voted 57-43 on Thursday to table an amendment to the immigration reform bill that would have required increased border security before granting temporary legal status for illegal immigrants.’

    (Politico, July 31, 2014)

    ‘The Senate on Thursday blocked an emergency funding measure to respond to the border crisis, killing the chances of legislation reaching President Barack Obama’s desk before the August recess.’

    The reason the Republicans haven’t done anything on immigration is not because they ‘refuse’ to, it’s because the Dems won’t allow them any role except the saying of “Yes, Mastah.’

    To say its entirely the Pubs fault that immigration reform has not happened may be (is) politically profitable but its an exercise that only the morally bankrupt would engage in.

    • GenerallyConfused

      Actually, the Senate passed a bill on immigration, it went to the house where – not surprisingly – John Boehner decided to not bring it to the floor. I won’t say it is a rep or demand issue, but I will say John “I need a little more orange in my tan” Boehner needs to go.

      • Jim Bean

        Boehner didn’t believe Obama would enforce the border control provisions because (as he – Obama – has just so dramatically demonstrated) he does not want to and he does whatever he damn well pleases. He was going to make a fool of the Pubs one way or another. They chose ‘another.’

      • Rob Bailey

        Stupid Faux News argument. and please, Bagger, describe YOUR version of “Border Security” and how you’ll pay for it.

      • Jim Bean

        We’ll create a ‘jobs program.” These will be good paying jobs that put thousands more border patrol agents on the border. Then we’ll actually empower them to enforce the border control laws.

        We’ll pay for it with the money saved from not having to provide billions of dollars in support for non-self-sufficient illegal immigrants.

        What part of that doesn’t work?

      • Rob Bailey

        Yours is a completely flawed argument. Typical repub ploy – spends (ie., wastes) billions of dollars on something that won’t work to further enrich some “friendly” contractors (and campaign contributors). By-Partisan leaders shot this version down.
        E-Verify enforced – maybe that’ll help. More agents and some stupid fence? Nope. Finally, that brilliant nugget about non-self-sufficient illegals needing support? Right-wing myth. Ain’t that much.

      • Jim Bean

        Well, I guess we should just give up then.

      • lindylou

        Please remember the FACT that Obama has deported more illegals that Bush. It is healthy to welcome the children – of illegals even – who have talent, drive, and ambition. Check your history, they have always been the path to prosperity.

      • Jim Bean

        Nah. Obama just changed the way the counting is done to create that illusion.

        “Until recent years, most people caught illegally crossing the southern border were simply bused back into Mexico in what officials called “voluntary returns,” but which critics derisively termed “catch and release.” Those removals, which during the 1990s reached more 1 million a year, were not counted in Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s deportation statistics.”

        LA Times.

      • independantvoter

        Most of the time I am amazed at the power the conservatives think Obama has, they accuse him of being behind everything that they find offensive. He has changed all of the policies of this great country to further his plan to destroy America…”Say what?” I am trying to understand how anyone could believe this. The accusations go from the IRS the intelligence community the world scientific community and on and on. He is the POTUS not the anti-christ that the religious right describes.

      • Jim Bean

        When he made his executive order on immigration he did so in the absence of any Congressional action to apply his ‘execution’ to. He unilaterally changed the existing law – something that is not in his authority to do. He also ignored the will of the people who did not support executive-order action on the issue. His actions were un-American.

        The IRS hijacked the tax payer funded mechanics of government to do the political bidding of a particular political party. Obama did not demand anyone be held accountable nor did he issue any executive order – in this instance where it would have been appropriate – to mitigate the misconduct. That is gross malfeasance on his part and totally un-American.

      • ejgreene

        And what support would that be? Explain what support illegals can get. Just curious.

      • Mike Tell

        See I work in the oil and natural gas industry and quite a few of the people I work with are Illegal immigrants. Lemme tell you they are the absolute last people to take any assistance. As an aside, if they were to become legal to work in the country, wouldn’t their federal taxes help pay for this jobs program that Republicans have such a tremendous track record for doing. And when I say tremendous, I mean they never ever do.

      • Jim Bean

        I agree that they do and have considerable respect for that. The strain is on the school systems, medical systems, and job market. We’re not built to handle it. We will adjust but it will come at a cost that the lower and middle socio-economic groups will not like.

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        What “strain on the school systems, medical systems and job market?” Schools have been overcrowded and underfunded, largely because conservatives don’t like taxes for anything. The medical system is doing just fine, depending on where you live. And the Republicans, who always campaign on creating jobs, default to the culture wars once elected. Plus, the Republicans were the ones who wrecked the economy.

        We have an estimated $3.7 trillion in infrastructure repairs needed that would create about 2 million jobs and take at least 10 years to complete. But when I suggested this, some moron said, “Let’s see you and your Commie libtard friends try to raise $3.7 trillion.” So, asshat, you don’t use public roads or bridges?

      • Jim Bean

        How did you answer the moron who said, “Let’s see you and your Commie libtard friends try to raise $3.7 trillion.” (?)

      • YHWAY

        These morons are stupid it isn’t funny. Libtards = Jackass

      • regressive teaparty trash

        ^^^^troll ^^^ profile^^ formerly IVAN RENKO and OY HUMID and STEVE BRAINS among others

      • lindylou

        People who use language like “libtard” are incapable of original thought or the ability to create anything but a distraction.

      • independantvoter

        conservatives= lying self serving pricks

      • michael

        uummmmm Jebuzzz

      • independantvoter

        maybe we could stop spending almost a trillion dollars a year on defense and put some of that in to our infrastructure, Maybe we could stop the pork barrel that is passed out and divert it to the infrastructure. The blame lies on both liberal and conservative but if we don’t fix the infrastructure then commerce will come to a screeching halt and then the conservatives will try to blame it on the liberals as they do with everything that goes wrong in this great country, but it will be too little too late at that point.

      • Jim Bean

        Our current defense spending is already dangerously low.

        As for you concern about infrastructure, I agree with you in spades. Over the next 50 years it will become a crushing burden on our economy. But keep in mind, repairing infrastructure preserves existing commerce/revenue but does nothing to produce the additional revenue necessary to fund the ‘home improvements.’ For that reason, it is absolutely imperative that all infrastructure projects be delayed to the very last minute in order to get the most ‘miles per gallon’ – so to speak – out of it.

        The bottom line is really pretty simple. Our appetite for spending exceeds our income. Something will have to give. We’ll either have to tighten our belts and lower our standard of living or we’ll have to find new economic enterprises of the revenue-producing variety.

        Liberals demand all focus on economic enterprise be directed towards toward the public sector which consumes more revenue than it produces. Liberals demand all sorts of regulations and tax schemes that discourage development of the revenue-producing economic enterprises. So, yes, it will be correct to blame the Liberals.

      • lindylou

        Illegals DO pay taxes, for their housing, transportation, food, everything BUT income tax which they are not allowed to do.

      • Mike Tell

        Correct, and those were the taxes I was speaking of.

      • independantvoter

        wrong the laws require all employees to have a SS # so they pay taxes but never get a return on their taxes. This money goes into a suspense file that is held by SS so their money helps pay for the payments that most of the conservatives on this blog live off of.

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        GOP “jobs programs” are tax cuts for rich people. You could pay for things by raising taxes on those rich people instead.

      • Jim Bean

        How high would you raise them and how much money additional revenue would be generated at that new rate?

        Have you developed a fool proof plan to keep the rich people from investing their money in other country’s that are more investment-friendly?

      • michael

        I have, If they want to invest in other countrys fine. But they have to invest the same here dollar for dollar.

      • lindylou

        … and the money invested overseas should be taxed, heavily, first. After all, they probably just claim this as “losses”.

      • regressive white trash reli

        Eisenhower tax rates; seems that wa an era of prosperity and building roads and bridges

      • independantvoter

        the part where you talk about illegal aliens receiving billions in support. Illegal aliens are not qualified to receive medicare or medicaid.

      • Jim Bean

        Understood. But medicare/Medicaid are just two of the programs out there. The kids still need to attend the public school system and since they can’t speak English, they cost taxpayers far more than natural born students. If they show up in the ER, they get medical care.

      • strayaway

        Dear Fox news expert, Imprison and heavily fine cheating employers who profit by hiring illegal aliens instead of Americans. Let them pay for the enforcement of related illegal immigration expenses including reimbursing public schools for their costs providing educations for the children of illegal aliens these employers hire. Eventually, it would make sense to these employers to pay higher wages to hire US workers. Without job offers, many illegal aliens would find their way back home without round ups. Walls don’t work to keep invaders out, by the way, as long as traitors keep the gates open. China learned that lesson.

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        They won’t do that. Republicans like cheap labor. Remember Bush’s “guest worker program???”

      • strayaway

        You are probably correct. The establishment Bush family US Chamber of Commerce wing of the Republican Party wants cheap labor as do billionaire Democrats. Politicians who support free trade agreements tend to also support open borders.

      • Rob Bailey

        If you’d read my earlier posts, we ‘kinda agree. Illegal immigration is now a border security thing, it’s an economic thing. It’s when trolls like Bean throw out lies, I have to repond. Clearly he couldn’t respond back…

      • lindylou

        You probably shouldn’t cite China on anything. Remember how Mitt Romney waxed euphoric over the Chinese sweatshops?

      • strayaway

        I don’t think I quoted Romney. I didn’t even vote for him. Why do you presume and make things up?

      • Margie Allen

        I think Boehner wanted more booze before he would move.

      • GenerallyConfused

        Something that made him more orange?

      • Margie Allen

        I do not know. But it is the worst kept secret in DC that he starts drinking early in the day.

      • michael

        thats a secret?

      • lindylou

        She said “worst kept” …

      • strayaway

        Actually, a number of Democratic Senators who voted to attack working class and middle class Americans with their bill were cosequntly turned out to pasture.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        notice how ” mister facts” jim bean did NOT reply to your FACTUAL response to him?
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        classic jim bean

    • Shinjo Dun

      Remind me again which party controlled the portion of Congress that failed to address immigration reform?

      As far as your first point, increased border security was part of the bill that passed the Senate. Several thousand more immigration officers, as well increased physical security measures (such as fencing and modern security measures such as drones and improved communications).

      The real problem is, and has been for 6 years, that Republicans have refused to accept any compromise other than “screw us all” as the compromise.

      • Jim Bean

        The Dem party had full control of it all and did nothing during the first two years of Barry’s regime.

      • Mike Tell

        You do understand how obstructionist politics works right? I could quote numbers on cloture motions in the senate, but that’d make it too easy for you. The reason that the dems didn’t get too much done during the President Obama’s first term was the absolute record number of filibusters in the senate. It’s called the Gingrich Strategy.

      • strayaway

        What’s the point of “getting things done” if doing so leaves Americans without jobs, a lower standard of living, and more debt?

        Governing a large country
        is like frying a small fish.
        You spoil it with too much poking.

        -from the Daodejing

      • Mike Tell

        The very point of government regulations is to keep large corporate entities from exploiting the people. We have seen what reduced regulations in quite a few industries, including energy and finance/banking has done to the people. The very bottom line is that corporate entities aren’t beholden to anything but the bottom line of the shareholders and have proven time and again that they will exploit anything they can to make more money, so yeah large government, complete with all the regulations, is a very important component to protecting the individual.

        As to the point of getting things done. I don’t really see how allowing undocumented workers the ability to become documented workers is going to leave Americans without jobs, the very things that have been done to benefit the supply side (free trade agreements, union busting, reduced taxes on the wealthy/trickledown economics etc etc) are what have reduced the jobs and standard of living in this country.

      • strayaway

        On Thanksgiving, the president is expected to announce 3,415 new regulations. Plan a party. I don’t know how many will apply to individuals or how many will apply to corporations. On Dec. 19, new regulations will be imposed on the electrical industry resulting in $20B of new costs to be passed on to customer. In January, the EPA will issue an clean water edict, “The ‘waters of the U.S.’ rule may be one of the most significant private property grabs in U.S. history,” said Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter, adding “they want to take another step toward outright permitting authority over virtually any wet area in the country, while at the same time providing a new tool for environmental groups to sue private property owners.”

        So if you like regulations, we have the right president.

        Giving illegal aliens working paper means that they no longer have to work out of garages in some cases. Now they can get UAW factory jobs, more construction jobs, and more government jobs. Since there aren’t millions of more jobs happening, competition will increase for those jobs and US citizens will be the losers. That’s supply and demand 101. Giving our work away to foreigners at home is the domestic equivalent of having Chinese workers do our work abroad. Clinton’s signing of NAFTA didn’t help. Obama’s promotion of the TPP won’t help either.

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        “On Thanksgiving, the president is expected to announce 3,415 new regulations.” Do you have a source for that? (My guess is NO, since the only references I can find are right-wing blogs).

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        You might want to check out the Federal Unified Agenda, from whence the right wing furor comes.

        INTRODUCTION TO THE 2014 REGULATORY PLAN

        Executive Order 12866, issued in 1993, requires the
        production of a Unified Regulatory Agenda and Regulatory Plan. Executive Order 13563, issued in 2011, reaffirmed the requirements of Executive Order 12866.

        Consistent with these Executive Orders, the Office of
        Information and Regulatory Affairs is providing the 2014 Unified Regulatory Agenda (Agenda) and the Regulatory Plan (Plan) for public review. The Agenda
        and Plan are preliminary statements of regulatory and deregulatory policies and priorities under consideration. The Agenda and Plan include “active
        rulemakings” that agencies could possibly conclude over the next year. As in previous years, however, this list may also include some rules that agencies will not end up issuing in the coming year.

        The Plan provides a list of important regulatory actions that agencies are considering for issuance in proposed or final form during the 2015 fiscal year. In contrast, the Agenda is a more inclusive list, including numerous ministerial actions and routine rulemakings, as well as long-term initiatives
        that agencies do not plan to complete in the coming year but on which they are actively working.

      • strayaway

        All you have to do is wait a week to find out. If no such thing happens, then you can shoot the messenger. I too have a list from the same agency. Google “Office of Information and regulatory Affairs Agency Rule List – Fall 2014”

      • regressive teaparty trash

        what happened,,,,,,,,? I don’t follow that; didn’t see anything on yahoo…

      • lindylou

        The very word “regulations” makes the ultra rich mess their collective panties.

      • regressive white trash reli

        its now December—————— did it happen?

      • strayaway

        According to Forbes, it did happen. They were listed in “The fall Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions”.

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        Uh, the Republicans are the ones leaving Americans without jobs. Shall I list the “real” jobs bills the Republicans blocked, including the veterans’ jobs billin September 2012? The GOP idea of “jobs bills” is “tax cuts for rich people.” That doesn’t create jobs, only richer rich people.

      • strayaway

        Was that just after Obama trimmed back veteran pensions in an omnibus budget? My idea of a jobs bill would be to end wars and other frivolous federal spending. Money left in the pockets of the poor and middle class probably generates more jobs than creating federal programs because the overhead is lower. Job bills hardly make sense if the federal government is simultaneously handing out working papers to millions of foreign workers who are taking American’s jobs.

      • crabjack

        This goes back to Reagan and his administration. Left the country without jobs, a lower standard of living, and more debt, and 30 some years later we still haven’t climbed out of that hole.

      • strayaway

        According to Pew research, ” in real terms the average wage peaked more than 40 years ago: The (average) $4.03-an-hour rate recorded in January 1973 has the same purchasing power as $22.41 would today.” Our average wage is now $20.67/hour. “Since 2000, usual weekly wages have fallen 3.7% (in real terms) among workers in the lowest tenth of the earnings distribution, and 3% among the lowest quarter. But among people near the top of the distribution, real wages have risen 9.7%.” The rate at which the rich have increased their wealth relative to the rest of Americans has accelerated during the Obama administration compared with during the Bush administration.

      • crabjack

        Thanks for making my point, Stayaway. Reagan started a redistribution-of wealth scheme that continues to this day.

      • strayaway

        I din’t make your point. Nixon was president in 1973. Nor am I a Reagan fan for reasons including one you previously pointed out. He significantly ran up the debt. You imply every president from Nixon on, participated in the redistribution of wealth scheme. That’s probably true.

      • regressive teaparty trash

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      • strayaway

        I did read your recommended article although I did not open links. My opinion is ambivalent. I was unaware of the “Powell Memorandum”. I have a more benign regard for the John Birch Society which I don’t think is today highly influential and opposes neoconism. Out of curiosity , I opened its website where 3 of the last 10 articles seemed to oppose free trade. The damage caused by free trade was one of the things The Blue Route article touted.

        The Blue Route article was criticizing corporatism rather than rank and file conservatism. Just as the article at least partly mischaracterized the John Birch Society, it failed to recognize differences between conservatives. Status quo Republicans holding the reigns of the Party tend to be neocons and in line with the US Chamber of Commerce. Social conservatives caring about marriage and abortions are more grass roots and just tend to go along with Republicans because they have nowhere else to go except sometimes they stay home. Reagan Democrats come and go. Only 27% of white males support Obama. Disenchanted white males account for many of the Reagan Democrats. They don’t feel welcome in the Democratic Party anymore. Libertarians and Constitutionalists also have nowhere else to go presently except third parties that seldom win. I don’t think that the last four groups I mentioned espouse the corporate takeover of America which, at any case, is also being perpetrated by Democrats. Those last two groups are at war with status quo Republicans.

        Karl Rove, for instance, spent over a million dollars trying to unseat Rep. Justin Amash because he doesn’t support the corporatist interventionist agenda. Some establishment Republicans have already gone on record as supporting Hilary over Rand Paul should it come to that. The reason is, and this is the biggest shortcoming of the article, that status quo Democrats and Republicans have more in common with each other than they do with smaller government Republicans on major issues. To allow Obama, Romney, Hillary, or Jeb to continue where W Bush left off isn’t going to constitute change.

        I read an article recently that explain why on big ticket items, e.g. oil wars and debt, Republicans and Democrats were so much the same leaving social matters like gay marriage and prayer in schools being the big difference between voting for Dems and Reps. Since so many union jobs have been eliminated with free trade, union membership has been decimated. With a much smaller union movement, Democrats cannot rely so exclusively on union contributions. This has forced Democrats to rely on the same corporate puppet masters as mainstream Republicans. So today, we have this bizarre advocacy by Democrats for the TPP, free trade, illegal alien amnesty, and oil wars supported by mainstream Republicans. The House and Senate vote, for instance, of Dems and Reps who voted to fund anti Assad rebels was almost identical.

        And really, the Koch brothers rank 59th in political donations according to Open Secrets.They donate a lot but so do many other organizations that donate more.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        I appreciate your lucid candor in that reply!

      • suburbancuurmudgeon

        The Democrats had control of the Senate (meaning a filibuster proof majority) for about 4 months, not 2 years. Try again.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        notice how jimbo recoils from ( and abstains from answering) those silly facts???
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        classic regressive stategy

      • Shinjo Dun

        And during those two years there were more pressing things, such as stopping the free fall of the economy that Obama inherited and trying to fix the largest cause of middle class bankruptcies in the US.

        Can’t do everything overnight.

        Also, the Democrats only had a filibuster proof majority for about a quarter of those two years. They didn’t get it until July as the Minnesota Senate race was decided after a lengthy court battle, and then only for 6 weeks until Ted Kennedy’s death. After that, they had about 4.5 months with Paul Kirk appointed until Brown’s election.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        to quote “saint” Reagan,,,,,,,,,,,,
        “……there U go again,,,,,,,,,”
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        ,,,,, annoying a regressive with FACTS

      • lindylou

        Thank you.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        see: filibusters
        ==================================
        WAIT– you already know this – ergo: your above statement is typical jim bean garbage

      • independantvoter

        border security has been a part of immigration laws passed for many years and none of the POTUS have addressed it. A token portion of fence was erected but never completed. To blame Obama for all of the problems is not only incorrect but very misleading.

      • Jim Bean

        My comment deals with what Barry could have done regarding the immigration issue during the first two years and didn’t. (Congressional Dems will never deal with this issue on their own because of the political blowback.)

        Yours deals with what other Presidents didn’t do and I agree with what you say. If you are suggesting that what they did or didn’t do somehow absolves barry for his emporish behavior however, then we have a sticking point.

        As for what barry actually did (less the way he did it) I’m not all that opposed, provided he follows through with a determined and ramped up effort to stop the flow of illegals into the country. So far, I haven’t seen that.

      • independantvoter

        Jim Obama has deported more illegals than any POTUS. And what he is proposing is not amnesty. Just a deferrment on deportation. Obama had only 4 months of filibuster proof congress and at the time America was spiraling down the tubes.

    • lindylou

      Get over your “yes massuh” meme. It only pigeonholes you in the little slot reserved for the circular file.

  • I would like to buy this asshat for what he’s worth, and sell him for what he thinks he’s worth.

    • Mike Tell

      You have won the internet today sir 10/10

  • Cristina Bonuso

    Total obstructionist dangerous and foolish

    • teflonron

      Uh, yes. That’s how the government is designed to be.

  • Frank DiMarcotte

    What is this blog’s obsession with Fox News 24/7?

    Weird.

    • suburbancuurmudgeon

      Because Faux News is a destructive force peddling lies to an ignorant GOP base.

      • YHWAY

        And what are CNN and MSNBC? A place to collect unemployment?

      • regressive teaparty trash

        no,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, places to collect better and more accurate facts

      • independantvoter

        MSNBC is as bad as fox about divisiveness, but CNN does a good job, not perfect but much better than MSNBC and FOX

    • YHWAY

      There is something wrong with these morons posting here

      • regressive teaparty trash

        just the crybaby trolls such as you–

    • independantvoter

      Fox news is one of the largest misinformation outlets in America, not so much the actual news but the pundits. This has caused a great scism to form where conservatives and liberals are concerned. When any group gets its sources from one arena then compromise is out the window.

  • Alan Gordon

    Cruz is always being talked about as potentially running for President. How could he hold office having been born in Canada? .

    • suburbancuurmudgeon

      He is an American citizen, the same way that John McCain, who was born in the Panama Canal zone, is an American citizen, in contrast to Barack Obama, who was born in the 50th state-Hawaii and is an American citizen, despite right-wing nutjobs’ insistence that he was born in Kenya.

      • polliwogg

        John McCain was born on a US military base, which is considered US soil. Therefore he is a natural born citizen.

      • regressive teaparty trash

        where was Obama born—?

      • polliwogg

        In Hawaii. Any other stupid questions?

      • regressive teaparty trash

        just wanted to be certain I was asking someone who knows that fact– U are commended.
        ***********************************************************

      • lindylou

        Mother Theresa delivered him in a hut in Kenya, any nutcase knows that. /s

      • regressive white trash reli

        praise jesus!!! ( ok, now republicans,,,,pass that tax free tithe for pastors “seeing eye” Mercedes)

      • Phillip Mims

        funny how cruz claims to be natural born because his MOTHER was AMERICAN and thus his birthplace is irrelevant, however that portion of the Constitution does not apply to OBAMA, also born to an AMERICAN! BTW: In sharp contrast… Marco “polo” Rubio was born to parents who were NOT citizens at the time of his birth, AND THUS NOT ELIGIBLE for the office of PRESIDENT!

  • marylaforet

    Ted Cruz merely pointed out Republicans needs to start doing that they say they’re going to do…

    • Darkthunder

      Which is, to make Obama a 1-term President. Didn’t work out that well for them, did it?

      • marylaforet

        Well, disappointments do happen. The important thing to ask is if anybody learned anything. I’ve heard/read that loss was small and due to Republicans not showing up to the polls. Ted ​WAS RIGHT!!! Republicans are more conservative so they are having trouble as these RINO’s like Jeb Bush and Chris Christie show up to rum but in the end even the most liberal RINO IS FAR SUPERIOR TO AN ELIZABETH WARREN OR A HILLARY CLINTON!

      • regressive white trash reli

        u are correct,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
        …………hey are far superior at “tax breaks for the wealthy JOB CREATORS” ( hows that’s working 4 ya) and FAR BETTER at creating useless expensive wars which KILL and MAIM American soldiers,,,,,,,FAR BETTER at providing ‘safety’ to America (see: 9/11) an FAR BETTER at turning a SURPLUS into a DEFICIT via over-spending
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        oh,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and FAR BETTER at legislating garbage which keeps ALL americans from getting equality
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        PRAISE JEEEEEEEESUS!!

  • YHWAY

    God Bless George Zimmerman and the Ferguson Grand Jury.

  • malibujimbo

    Cruz is a good politician, don’t answer the question, just keep talking. Man I hope he gets the nomination ! Lol

  • Keith Tyler

    Ted Cruz must be on his slow internet today. Serious lag going on there.

  • michael

    and that is how it is supposed to work asshole….. and Jebuzz

  • Knot Nogivnamus

    Fortunately he has been repudiated by all Republicans with IQ’s above 90 and all Democrats who understand the word repudiate.