Tripwire Alert – At 6:30pm Today It Became Official – Senator Ted Cruz Will Endorse Jeb Bush…

The Professional Bridge Burner !

Politics is a risky business – a deliberate business – with very specific decisions; and as a direct consequence when you cross a particular line in opposition you point yourself in a very specific direction.   Candidate Cruz has also now affirmed himself as a rigid ideologue.

At 6:30pm today, as a direct result of an official campaign position and not one stemming from a Super-PAC, candidate Ted Cruz officially put himself onto a singular path which leads to either:

A) his own victory, or B) a later endorsement of Jeb Bush/Marco Rubio.

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When a campaign, and again to repeat this is NOT a pac, attacks a primary opponent in this manner, there is no latter position to fall back upon (change course) to deliver an endorsement of the candidate you are attacking.

This ad does not provide any possibility of candidate Cruz reversing course and endorsing the same candidate being targeted.  Bridge burned, no way to reverse. It never happens.

Senator Ted Cruz has painted himself into a corner.  If this attack doesn’t work, and if Cruz doesn’t win Iowa, he only leaves himself one option.

It is doubtful there is a more apropos example of why Ted Cruz is so ineffective as a Senator; and additionally, this approach solidifies everything Professor Alan Derschowitz outlined as the inherent personal character flaw within his former student, Ted Cruz, as a rigid ideologue.

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[…] He made a lasting impression as someone both arrogant and pretentious, as well as someone unwilling to yield or compromise. (link)

This is also exactly the same behavior Senator Ted Cruz exhibited in October through December 2013, and then forward into 2014 when Cruz and Rand Paul aligned with Mitch McConnell….  That alliance ended with the NRSC attacking Mississippi Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel… Cruz claiming he was hoodwinked by the Senate organization he gave $250k and was Vice-Chairman, but he’s the smartest man in the Senate?

Later, during the debate on Fast Track Trade Authority, again Cruz claims he was hoodwinked…. but he’s the smartest man in the Senate? More bridges burned…. leaves Cruz the loneliest, and least effective, man in Washington DC.

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Just a Reminder, this is an insurgency. – The modern enemy of Wall Street is Main Street vulgarians. The enemy of the RNC/GOPe is not Democrats, it’s Grassroots Conservatives, more vulgarians.

The Republican Party, and the Republican media apparatus, view us as their enemy. We are the enemy they need to protect themselves from:

In 2014, the RNC approved selection rules that govern how each state’s delegates are portioned out from the primaries. Under one of the changes, states holding their primaries between March 1 and March 14 will have their delegates doled out proportionately with election results, a change that will likely stymie a movement candidate.

States that have primaries on or after March 15 will be winner-take-all states.

That’s important because another RNC rule change requires that a candidate must win a majority of delegates in eight or more states before his or her name may be presented for nomination at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

With 18 GOP presidential candidates, for now, it will be that much harder for any candidate to win a majority in any state, let alone eight. (Article July 2015)

GOP-versus-Tea-PartyNow, ask yourself, why would the RNC want to “stymie a movement candidate“? Who exactly does that benefit? Obviously, the “non-movement” candidate, ie “the turtle“.

Isn’t the entire reason for campaigning in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina etc. to make a movement/momentum?

In addition Rule #40 changed in 2014 from previously five needed state wins, to a newer threshold of eight (8):

Officially, it’s Rule 40 in the RNC handbook and it states that any candidate for president “shall demonstrate the support of a majority of the delegates from each of eight (8) or more states” before their name is presented for nomination at the national convention. (article March 2014)

Again, ask yourself who does this benefit? A candidate can win seven states outright, and still not have their name presented for nomination?

These rules were made/affirmed in 2014 – Who or what exactly was the GOP concerned about blocking in 2016 that would necessitate such rules? When combined with other rule changes you can clearly identify a consolidation of power within the RNC apparatus intentionally constructed to stop the candidate of the GRASSROOTS from achieving victory.

It’s all part of their GOPe Roadmap.

♦ Reference and Resources – (links to internal MSM references are contained within prior outlines): RNC Rule Changes RNC Rule Battles

  1. Following The Money
  2. The GOPe Roadmap
  3. ♦ The Roles of The Players – “The Splitters
  4. ♦ How each candidate is aligned in the Roadmap
  5. ♦ Arrow #1 Trump Hits The Super-PACs – The GOPe Achilles Heel
  6. ♦ Arrow #2 Trump Hits Bush – Inside The Wall Street Fortress
  7. ♦ Arrow #3 Trump Cuts Off Rubio/Bush switch – The GOPe Switch
  8. ♦ The Rick Perry Tripwire Exposed – DC Super-Pac
  9. ♦ Jeb Bush Super-Pac Will immediately spend $10 Million
  10. ♦ Proving there is only one political party in Washington DC
  11. ♦ Why Support Trump – Part One (The GOPe Ruse)
  12. ♦ Why Support Trump – Part Two (Stop being played)
  13. ♦ Why Support Trump – Part Three (Intellectual Details)
  14. ♦ How To Defeat the GOPe Road Map
  15. ♦ Current Polling Exposes – the Ohio, Florida, Texas, Virginia, New York Splitters
  16. ♦ Florida Polling Exposes – Donald Trump defeating Jeb’s Florida Strategy
  17. ♦ Rush Limbaugh Discusses/AffirmsThe “splitter strategy”
  18. ♦ The Biden Paradox – Trump Winning Means Clinton Must Be Removed
  19. ♦ Salem Media Communications (GOPe Media Arm) Launches Attack
  20. ♦ Open Letter To GOPe – The Conservative Frustration
  21. ♦ Why The GOPe Will Never Stop Attacking Donald Trump
  22. ♦ Trump indicates he is well aware of the GOP Mississippi Trickery 2014

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump hugs a U.S. flag as he takes the stage for a campaign town hall meeting in Derry

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432 Responses to Tripwire Alert – At 6:30pm Today It Became Official – Senator Ted Cruz Will Endorse Jeb Bush…

  1. PhillyGirl says:

    You know, I dont think subliminally Cruz has decided he will throw his lot with Bush or Rubio later on. I agree he has burned his bridges with Trump, but I think he’s doing it out of desperation. He knows that if he loses Iowa that’s pretty much it for him.

    Liked by 11 people

    • myrightpenguin says:

      I’m not convinced re. Rubio, but from what I’ve felt there has been an alliance with Jeb for quite a while now. Jeb hardly attacks him, and Cruz doesn’t much attack Jeb either. There was one flashpoint several months back over Justice Roberts and that was it. Ted worked for GWB of course, and ties probably never have been fully severed, esp. wrt. Texas politics/money.

      Liked by 8 people

      • ILoveAmerica says:

        Cruz and his wife worked for Jeb’s brother. He’s even using 4 foreign policy advisers that worked for Bush.
        Don’t fall for the show, and that’s what it is for the most part.
        The so-called bitter fights between Kerry and Bush was just show, they went not only to college together but the same secret skull and bones society. The conflict is a show they put on for us to make us believe that they are opposed and that we have a real choice, when they in fact work for the same special interests.
        If you have time, there’s a great movie called “Wag the Dog” with Dustin Hoffman and Robert de Niro. It’s funny as hell.

        Liked by 7 people

      • Mike says:

        Not Texans, merely grabbing the spoils of Texas. Neither the Bushes or Cruz are dyed in the wool Texans. They happen to live there and have used it as a base of operations and cash.

        Liked by 5 people

      • georgiafl says:

        Pop goes the weasel.

        Of course….Cruz is going to need, and is counting on, Jeb (and Perry) to save his a$$ from prosecution, his Senate seat and his law license.

        Great job exposing these rats and roaches, Sundance.

        Liked by 4 people

      • Paula says:

        Good points! I just think Cruz will never get re-elected if he backs Jeb.

        Liked by 3 people

      • razor1 says:

        Hey Penguin…I’m a Fl guy and rubio is mud to me. He would not win re-election. Folks feel he’s a traitor and sell out. The TEA party people (who are wonderful folks) got hosed on some of these guys like cruz and rubio. They got played based on the fact that they are honest people playing in a rigged game. So thought the GOPe…we’ll just run some “pumped up” back bench talent and let them (TEA) think that bulldog broke his chain!

        They got took! That simple. They also made many blunders that could be / was amplified by the msm. That’s how I knew it was a movement of the heart ie real grassroots vs centrally run by bureaucrats.

        Donald it seems is building a coalition of actual people who are reaching across bridges to join hands in common cause. Furthermore he looks to be working diligently with SEN Jeff Session whom I think is one of the few real men and patriot amongst that lot of fleas.

        I don’t blame cruz on the bush connection, he’s a politician and you dance with the one that brung ya…..I just don’t respect ted’s “manipulated truths”…I’ve had enough of that to last a lifetime!

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    • R-C says:

      As for me, I don’t ascribe ‘genius’ status to R.E.F. ‘Ted’ Cruz. He doesn’t exhibit any particular ‘deep thinking’; he hasn’t shown me any sort of strategic tendencies.

      To me, Cruz is lashing out at the last minute; desperate moves of the cornered animal.

      I’m sure Cruz believes he’s ‘brilliant’ and that he can think rings around everyone else, as Sundance points out, Cruz’s record does not bear this out. I’m sure Cruz & his minions believe this ad will be the ‘silver bullet’ he needed at the last minute.

      But, far from having positioned his chess pieces to ensure Checkmate, he appears to be reacting to Trump’s strategy.

      Now that the mask has slipped, you can’t ‘un-see’ Cruz’s real face.

      Liked by 10 people

    • helix35 says:

      If he wins Iowa, that’s pretty much it for him. This guy is unlikable, arrogant, has zero crossover appeal and is therefore unelectable.

      Liked by 2 people

    • longiron2 says:

      If he loses IOWA it is over for CRUZ and he is doing anything for that not to happen. TRUMP has the rest of the country to carry him home. CRUZ is getting killed everywhere else. POLITICS makes strange bed fellows. After IA is over and TRUMP wins do not be surprised that TRUMP and CRUZ work things out. I think TRUMP kind of likes the FIGHT in CRUZ and CRUZ has only one shot and knows it. Name one other R that has any fight? It is not Bushie, PAUL, the mailman, KREAM ( he whines a lot) but actual FIGHT. CRUZ is the only one other than TRUMP.JMO


      • Prettyplease says:

        I think that Trump would choose Rubio to mentor, not Cruz. Rubio is young n has potential, not as POTUS, but in Congress. My assessment of Trump is he hates liars n deceivers, which Cruz is. Cruz is set in his ways n will not change. Here in the south, we want to know who’s your daddy, because acorns don’t fall far from the tree. Cruz is second generation snake oil salesman. I believe papa learned a long time ago that fleecing sheep is lucrative.


  2. WeThePeople2016 says:

    This ad will not help Cruz. The people already know that Trump is from NY. You do attack an entire state. It makes Cruz look like an elitist snob.

    Liked by 9 people

  3. Bull Durham says:

    Ideology is the bane of civilization. Religious ideology is the worst. Cult religious are beyond the worst.

    Cruz is in a cult religion. Narcissistic performer, in need of absolute devotion, endless victories against all outside the cult. Exactly like Obama. One trained by daddy. The other trained in a madrassa. Same, same.

    Deeply sick.

    Liked by 13 people

  4. Howie says:

    Well Well. Proof the whole CNN town hall was a set up. This kid blows it.

    I can see why “they” gave you this question? Bwahahaha!

    Liked by 5 people

  5. geaux_trump says:

    I had to go back and check and Trump was critizing something Carson had said when he was peaking, when he said “How stupid are the people of Iowa.”

    He was at an Iowa rally when he said it! It says Iowa right there on the podium, in the ad?

    If the context was that he was calling Iowans stupid right to their face, why is he still in this race?

    In other words, how stupid are the people of Iowa to believe this ad!

    (PS first post ever, after lurking here for awhile. The best place on the net right now)

    Liked by 7 people

    • Jason says:

      yes, one of his jokes that everyone except the perpetually offended knew he was joking. Much like the “I could shoot someone on 5th ave”. Purposely taken out of context, consistent conservatism at work.

      Liked by 5 people

    • Americat says:

      As I interpreted it, Trump was saying that in reference to Iowans lending their support toward Carson…. Carson, the man who, himself, says he is “pathologic” and went after his mother with a hammer, slashed the face of an acquaintance with a padlock, the pyramids, etc. How stupid is it to support a man like that for President!

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    • Jack Long says:

      He did say “are the people in Iowa really that stupid”, but in the sense that ‘stupid’ was not the default condition.

      As an example, say a BB team gets into a funk and makes a bunch of mistakes. The coach calls a time out and says “We know we need to do this and this and you guys are doing that and that.” “Are you guys really that stupid?” “Now c’mon, let’s go do what we need to do.”

      He was talking in that rally about how Carson would never get them to where they want to go, and they needed to step it up to get it right.

      That’s my take on it.


  6. Tom22ndState says:

    It’s one thing to incredulously ask the city slicker if his salsa was made in NYC if you’re selling Tex-Mex condiments. It’s quite another to imply that New Yorkers aren’t like the rest of America.

    Liked by 3 people

    • R-C says:

      Ahem. Point: Tom.

      Not only are New Yorkers like the rest of America, I have the corollary: Ted Cruz is NOT like the rest of America. He was born in Canada.

      Liked by 3 people

    • viddysweet says:

      It’s an outmoded tactic in an era of social media. Does he really think that people in Iowa dont know anyone from New York that shares their values? I connect with people all over the world based on causes that interest me. There isnt even the appearance of values being divided by geography anymore. Maybe there was 17 years ago when that interview happened, but certainly not now.


  7. Nessie509 says:

    I think Cruz will suspend his campaign when he finally quits, and skip the endorsement. He needs to get along with President Trump from the very start of the first term.

    Liked by 2 people

    • R-C says:

      Rafael Cruz hasn’t shown much of an inclination to ‘get along’ with anybody up until now, why should he start when Trump is inaugurated?

      Liked by 4 people

      • FriendlyKoala says:

        He has shown a strong inclination to get along with Trump throughout this campaign. I’m sure Trump is capable of getting along with Cruz.


        • R-C says:

          I can’t agree. Cruz did so for ‘self-preservation’; nothing more.

          I’m sorry, Koala–I do not trust R.E.F. ‘Ted’ Cruz whatsoever. His mask is forever torn off; he is exposed as a manipulator; a schemer; a charlatan.

          I can’t ‘un-see’ what I have seen.

          Liked by 1 person

    • Mike says:

      I think Cruz will perceive this as normal politics and expect to flip-flop, weasle and cut deals later with Trump. Trump’s response then will be interesting.

      Liked by 2 people

    • MVW says:

      Once Trump wins in Iowa, Ted, who is only for Ted, will use his self preservation instinct. Bush is finished, Rubio is finished, the snake (Ted) will crawl back to his hidey hole and hope no one successfully contests his natural born citizenship and causes him to lose his Senate seat.

      Bloomberg is a side move to stem the blood loss and try to save NY in the general election.

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Ziiggii says:

    The election is not about ideology, not about issues, it’s about insurgency,” noted Democrat pollster Pat Caddell told Breitbart News Network editor-in-chief Alexander Marlow.

    For Caddell, the 2016 election is about voters revolting against Washington and the political classes that have dominated government and policy in recent years. “The system is on the verge of coming apart,” Caddell noted. “The politicians in Washington aren’t going to be able to put the genie back in the bottle.”

    Liked by 11 people

  9. kinthenorthwest says:

    Don’t even know where to start with Cruz anymore. His wife and her company behind him, his Canadian birth, or ???? cause the list is way too long…
    I will say that Cruz’s use of religion and his dad’s Exploitation of Christianity to sell Cruz as some new anointed Biblical world king or ??? has got me really reeling ….

    Liked by 8 people

    • Rene says:

      He is a one state wonder? He is supposed to win Iowa and somehow get propelled to the nomination with this “Exploitation of Christianity” as you say, which will not play well in crucial states that DT will have every chance to win. I just shake my head at these talk show idiots. I won’t be listening to Levin, Limbaugh, or Beck ever again. I view them as traitors to the cause. Maybe that’s harsh, but darn Limbaugh suggesting voters vote for a democrat in the primary thereby diluting the votes. Ugh!

      Liked by 5 people

  10. jimbob says:

    It is doubtful there is a more apropos example of why Ted Cruz is so ineffective as a Senator;

    Meh….the reason he’s ineffective as a senator is because we have a democrat president. If he were effective it would be because he was championing liberal policies. No thanks. Leave that to more effective republicans like Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell.


    • R-C says:

      I’m sorry, but…no. The reason Rafael Edward Felito ‘Ted’ Cruz is ineffective is because he doesn’t have the capacity to cooperate with others. He appears to be a stone-cold ideologue first, second, and always. The first thing he did in the Senate was alienate everybody.

      Didn’t you ever wonder why nobody stood by his side during his defining moment, his filibuster? There Cruz stood, ALONE. Not ONE senator standing with him. WHY?

      Because Cruz can’t cooperate; he has no idea how to negotiate, or lead-by-example. Rather, Cruz pontificates–just like Levin.

      It would not matter if Cruz had a democrat or republican president. It’s Cruz’s personality traits and ideological bent that are off-putting, and detrimental to anything he tries to accomplish.

      Add to that Cruz’s now-exposed manipulations and lies. No sale on Cruz, at all. Not with me.

      Liked by 4 people

  11. wheatietoo says:

    You know, Ted Cruz really keeps his mother hidden away.
    She is the basis upon which he is saying that he’s eligible to be President, saying that she was born in the US and is a US citizen.

    Why doesn’t Ted allow his mother to be interviewed?
    Cruz’s mother could put the whole issue to rest.
    She could produce the documents that prove she was still a US citizen at the time he was born…if she has them.
    So why has this not happened?

    It wouldn’t be enough, of course, since he wasn’t born here with both parents being citizens at the time of his birth.
    But since that is the thin argument that he makes, to waive off the issue…you’d think that he would have his mother settle that, since that is what he is basing his claim of eligibility on.

    Liked by 3 people

    • SharonKinDC says:

      IMO, there is something there. We also don’t see many childhood photos, etc…

      Trump meanwhile, has photos from a young age, people know who his siblings are, his elder brother has even said some nice things on camera, very unscripted. IIRC, I think Marianne has done the same, or quoted in an article.

      Liked by 4 people

    • gainny says:

      She could say whether she registered Ted’s birth at the U.S. Consulate. And why she used her ex-husband’s name on Ted’s birth certificate.

      Liked by 5 people

      • wheatietoo says:

        Yes…and even if she doesn’t have a copy of that consulate form, she could give permission for the US Consulate to release it.
        If it exists.

        Liked by 2 people

      • Eskie Mom says:

        Someone on FR yesterday- a Cruzbot & one of the most rabid, posted that Cruz’s mother had told him (Cruz) that she had never tried to apply for citizenship for him. (I’ve never heard this)

        They went on to say that Cruz’s Canadian citizenship was nullified the first time he voted in a US election, so he didn’t need to renounce.

        The conversation went on for a least a couple of posts. Common sense tells me this person had to have been trolling, but considering their posting history, they would have to be a ”pro” to stay with it like that.

        imho, Cruz’s mother is this >< close to giving him away. Maybe she told him she wouldn’t lie for him. Remember the video when Cruz said ”she holds [him] up in prayer constantly” & his mother kind of rolls her eyes.

        Liked by 1 person

      • gainny, I didn’t hear about using the ex-husband’s name on Ted’s birth certificate. Where did you see that?


    • feralcatsblog says:

      Cruz talks about his father a lot but I have never heard him talk about his mother. I honestly “assumed” she was dead.

      Liked by 2 people

    • R-C says:

      The tell-tale traits of someone with something to hide…

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    • Bart Manson ✓ᴺᵃᵗᶦᵒᶰᵃˡᶦˢᵗ says:

      Something is definitely not right there.

      When your only claim to eligiblity is a weak claim that only one of your parents is a citizen, you need to prove your claim. Without his mother being verified, Cruz can’t even claim to be a US citizen, much less eligible to be President.

      The fact that the records are sealed and he is not unsealing them should be a huge red flag for anyone who was paying attention in 2008.

      Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me…

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    • pawatcher says:

      After he did that fib with her sitting right next to him, maybe she won’t interview with him again. He said she prayed with him so many hours a day, she was in disbelief and was shaking her head no to his statement. It was actually very telling -Cruz is comfortable telling a fib.
      Catch the video if you can. I didn’t keep it to paste.
      Trump 2016

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  12. dondeg says:

    Oh Lord! Cruz looks creepy at the end of his new attack ad, in those black and white tones. Trump looked good. What was that? Like 15 years ago or something? He was obviously younger in the interview.

    The irony is, since day 1 Trump has been complaining about the fake cuts of his speeches. If this isn’t the mother of all examples, i don’t know what is!

    Boy, Cruz is such burnt toast, I don’t even think the birds will eat it at this point.


  13. flawesttexas says:

    I don’t buy the “no one likes Cruz” in GOPe because Cruz shares every political beliefs they do. I would not be surprised at all he supports Bush or Rubio


  14. keebler AC says:

    Eduardo, one who changed his name, was Cuban innately, then Canadian, and now as of only less than a year ago, only an American citizen. His father is the same chameleon. Eduardo, the chameleon is you, and Canada is glad you are gone. Teduardo is now scum and dirt. His tactics are tasteless and deserving of scorn. What a P.O.S.

    Be weary of those who cloak themselves in religion, as someone said.

    From SunDance’s link:

    While talkative and outgoing, he struck some classmates as nakedly ambitious.

    As they were entering their second year in law school, Melissa Hart agreed to give Cruz a ride from New York, where Cruz was at the end of the summer, back to Cambridge. She didn’t know him well, but he sought her out after she had been given a prestigious award for first-year students.

    “We hadn’t left Manhattan before he asked my IQ,” Hart said. “When I told him I didn’t know, he asked, ‘Well, what’s your SAT score? That’s closely coordinated with your IQ.’ ”

    “It went from, ‘Nice guy,’ ” she said, “to ‘uh-oh.’ ”

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    • keebler AC says:

      NOTE: Eduardo is clearly peeved that Melissa Hart won the award and he was not even remotely given honorary mention. He then sets out to find out her I.Q.


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    • FriendlyKoala says:

      I’m not getting all this Cruz hate. I like Cruz’s personality and demeanour. Cruz has some of the lowest unfavorability ratings of anyone. And I like his conservative principles. And he didn’t attack Trump until Trump attacked him.

      He’s not in the same league as Trump, but he’s easily the second best GOP candidate.

      I think we should to be a bit less vicious towards Ted Cruz if we want to win over his supporters into our camp. We should point out that Trump would be much better at negotiating with congress, but we probably shouldn’t be calling him scum, dirt, and a POS.

      We don’t want to seem like what we accuse Cruz of.


      • Benson II says:

        I’m all for a little less unnecessary viciousness to but I don’t support Cruz for any position in government. From what I’ve learned about him his allegiance to America as a sovereign country is at best questionable. But most damning is he support for amnesty for illegals and his allegiance to supporters of mass immigration. I don’t want anyone in Congress or in any other position who doesn’t want to preserve our sovereignty and shield us from being taken over by third world immigration whether legal or illegal. Let him go back to lawyering and get out of politics.

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      • keebler AC says:

        Trust me, someone who insists on imprisoning someone for 16 years for thefting a calculator from Walmart, Walmart that sells cheap calculaters, when it was later determined to be a judicial error, Ted had this sentence reversed by the Supreme Court is an overzealot nutcase called a pharisee whom even Jesus warned against. Teduardp is a CINO, he enjoys taking extreme position while supporting the opposite. You’ve been fooled. As for his supporters, there is no hope for them if they’ve seen what he is but don’t care like Michael Levin.


  15. Triumphant Trump says:

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  16. Scoob says:

    All that ad shows in this that we are a few days from the caucus. Both sides are hammering away at each other. Impressed Cruz showing some stones . . . make a good VP candidate.


    • singtune says:

      No Way~! Not Constitutionally Eligible to be V.P. either~!


    • Bart Manson ✓ᴺᵃᵗᶦᵒᶰᵃˡᶦˢᵗ says:

      Won’t happen.

      People think Trump was kidding at the debate when he gave the example of Cruz needing to get his eligibility sorted out so he could be Trump’s VP, but I think that undernearth the joking tones, Trump was completely serious.

      Trump is not a risk taker, when he doesn’t need to be. If teaming up with Cruz as VP has any chance at all of being derailed by lawsuits over eligibility, Trump will pass him over in favor of someone without that baggage.

      By all accounts, Cruz is unwilling to do anything to sort out his eligibility, most likely because he can’t.


  17. angie says:

    Somehow I think Trump has ads that he has held in case a candidate pulled something like this. Trump is Machiavellian in a good way-not duplicitous but smart and clever. He can play cat to Cruz’s mouse 24/7.


  18. boutis says:

    If old crooked “Uncle Turtle” McConnell has anything to do with his PAC, his entire career of Raging Against The Machine! is a kabuki act. He is a globalist fraud and just another splitter for !Jeb. And Goldman Sacks. They hate him in the Senate huh? Ted takes fire while McConnell sells “us”, the citizenry, down the river? And you’re brilliant career Ted. One and done. Maybe less if we can prove you are a stateless person you conman.


    • Clc says:

      what is the term they use? “controlled opposition”. if the gunslinger texas sends to take on Washington d.c. is in effect owned by the very people he is sent to take on. scary. perhaps America has sunk to this. this is why I don’t listen to rush anymore. his liberal v conservative is fake. d.c. has been a uni-party for a while now run by globalist.

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  19. Cry and Howl says:

    Perfect article. I’m sick of the Trump bashing by supposed conservatives, yet drivel exactly like liberals against Trump.
    Thanks for pointing out the things Mr. Cruz got “hoodwinked” on. Those same ‘conservatives’ tend to leave that stuff out.


  20. Centinel2012 says:

    Reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

    I agree 100% with Sundance Cruz is a Shill for the GOPe.


  21. Just_me says:

    We all know Cruz is not who he says he is. We also know he talked about God/Faith and that is the only thing his supporter care about. Cruz will lose and I agree, a Jeb nomination is very likely. Jeb is a loser and many will stay home. Clearly the ‘powers that be’ don’t care who is elected, as long as the status quo is maintained. The far right can’t see that they are helping the fake gods to eliminate them and everything they hold dear.


    • Eskie Mom says:

      I’m not at all sure they do care about God & faith. Not as we know it, anyway. They’ve said some really nasty things about people like Phyllis Schlafly, Robert Jeffress, Jerry Falwell, Jr & someone else whose name escapes me- but it was also really surprising.
      They bring up abortion a lot & sometimes gay marriage, but when one of them posted a list of Cruz’s endorsements, those items that are supposedly so important, were pretty thin.

      Who are these people? Who do they serve/ follow? What is their end goal? Because they never really say. And what they do say solidly contradicts their behavior. Ir’s very weird.


  22. 1american1st says:

    Personally, I think the rules were changed in 2014 because the GOP Establishment understood the mounting frustration & anger that Republican voters were voicing on the Internet about the absolutely worthless, self-serving, power hungry, DC criminals who allowed Obama to transform America.

    He spent 7 years changing the USA into a sniveling, weak, country while changing America’s values & morals to fit his gay agenda & his RACIST agenda, all the while turning Americans against Christians, whites, our military & the police. He has spent his time promoting Muslims, Illegal Aliens, Communist countries, our enemies, homosexuals & the 45 Communist goals to take over America while bankrupting the USA (a Soros plant).

    I think the GOPe expected a Tea Party revolution. They weren’t counting on Trump who shares our frustration & anger and has the funds to do something about it!

    TRUMP 2016
    because we can’t continue to slide down the Communist Democrat pathway to Hell.

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  23. Obomination says:

    The problem with Cruz is not that he’s a rigid ideologue, the problem is that he is a globalist.

    Liked by 1 person

  24. Rev21v3n4 says:

    As a Trump supporter, the filth you have to endure to comment on any “conservative” sight now is appalling and disgusting, especially from the Cruz crowd. This nation has lost its soul. I can’t face it any more. I’m sticking to my branch and not venturing out any more until sanity, civility and reasoned discourse is restored. This ad is Exhibit A. Out and out fraud from a pure, holy, strict constitutional evangelical.

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  25. oldgrunt68 says:

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is stressing his bona fides as a dealmaker who’d be able to enter the White House and work with congressional Democrats to hammer out agreements.

    “I think I’m going to be able to get along with Pelosi – I’ve always had a good relationship with Nancy Pelosi,” Trump said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” referring to the House minority leader.
    “Reid’s going to be gone. I’ve always had a decent relationship with Reid,” Trump said, referring to Harry Reid (D-Nev.), the Senate minority leader. “I always had a great relationship with Harry Reid.”

    Trump said he thought he’d get along with “just about everybody,” including Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), likely to be the next Senate Democratic leader, who Trump said he was “close to … in many in ways.”

    There is no way I will vote for Trump. I do not trust him. I am sticking with Cruz.


    • Martin says:

      You do that then, Cruzbot.


    • archer52 says:

      You make good points. Trump is Trump. He can sugar coat his past positions, claim some kind of Epiphany, but he is who he is. Nobody is perfect.

      American Thinker has a take on the Cruz history. Worth reading.

      He’s not perfect. But he’s not bad. My Mensa bright buddy doesn’t like him because he thinks Cruz will make Congress jump through hoops. He is looking for someone who “will not break anything for four years.” He was looking at Jeb, for that singular reason. But I convinced him otherwise.

      There are different perspectives on the definition of “breaking things”. I like Trump in that he’s broken the PC stranglehold on politics. Watch the democrat debate at your own risk- but from what I saw in the highlights it was three old white people claiming “they are down” with any special interest cause presented to them. It…was…embarrassing. HRC claiming she’ll fight big money in politics… as she always has. Seriously, they must issue anti-psychotic drugs to anyone who attends those debates.

      We have to break that mold. It is killing us.

      BTW- supporting Cruz over Trump is not being a cruzbot. It’s being honest. Trump is far from perfect. I’m waiting on his clear plans to deal with issues. We learned from 2008 it is a good idea not to let “hope and change” be the plan.

      Demand details and challenge the narrative.


      • Martin says:

        Then you support ineligible candidate Cruz over Trump then.


      • Rosies Seeing Red says:

        My reason for supporting Trump is because his views on trade, immigration and the economy have been exactly the same for 30 years, and those are the issues that I think are THE most important at this point in time.

        I also want to WIN, and Cruz has absolutely no chance of that. None. He has no crossover appeal and cannot garner the votes of the Reagan Democrats. Without them, we lose.

        Anyone who still supports Cruz is not looking at the internals of the polls and/or refuses to see the truth. I’ve come to the conclusion Cruz supporters would rather lose with their “conservative” martyr than actually win this election.

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      • archer have you visited Trump’s website? He has listed details on his positions.


    • Bobbi D says:

      CruzBot Alert!!!


  26. archer52 says:

    That’s it?? Trump calls anyone who makes criticism of him “a loser” and far worse.

    Cruz hits him on his background and cultural point of view and he’s the devil with no way back?

    First, he may endorse Jeb Bush, he may not. He may not endorse anyone. Trump said he’d support the Republican winner right? He assumed it would be him, but he did say it. If Jeb gets in, will he? If Trump wins will Cruz fall in behind?

    Politics is big boy time, so all this back and forth may be for the fans. Secretly, they actually may like each other for what each other are. Trump prides himself in surrounding himself with people as smart as he is. Cruz would be one of those people.

    Will Cruz take money? Sure, it’s a campaign. It would be refreshing if he took it and told the people no favors are attached.

    But as I posted a while back, which was deleted by the censors, Trump lived with big banks as friends, including one who gave him hundreds of millions vs the forty something thousand shown by Sundance on Cruz’s list.

    Difference being, Trump got his contributions from big banks and business and politicians BEFORE he started his run. Money is fungible. The money he made through his banking connections two years ago is money he can glide on now, so he can say he isn’t taking current! donations.

    I know you know that. It’s okay what he’s doing. Not okay he fools us with it.


    • Rosies Seeing Red says:

      What do you mean a bank “gave” Trump money? Just GAVE it to him? Like a DONATION? Or was it a business loan??

      Politicians literally do TAKE money in the form of donations. That money is lost. Businesses borrow money and then pay it back.


    • Martin says:

      So what exactly is your point?


  27. Cruz is a guy who knows he is not eligible to be President but halfway into his first term as Senator said, to heck with it, and ran anyway.

    He votes against bills then three minutes later votes for them. He takes loans from the banks he’s supposed to be taking to task and lies about it.

    After he is thoroughly thrashed in the upcoming primaries, if he thinks his best interest is to attack lips to bottom on Trump that’s what he’ll do and this commercial won’t stop him. This guy is a snake and you can’t assume that he will limit his behavior based on shame or any sense of honor.


  28. jack-in-the-box says:

    Trump needs to remind people that Cruz is taking money from the establishment and that down the road his delegates could be transferred to Rubio or Bush. A vote for Cruz is a vote for the establishment.


  29. pawatcher says:

    The rest of Trump’s statement “I’m pro choice” should be sent around.
    In 1999 a lot of US were pro choice anti abortion, except if mother in danger supporters. And if a man said he was anti abortion he was told he had no say- it’s the woman’s body to decide.
    All this changed when the abortion mills were unmasked for what they were doing- abortion on demand for convience, birth control, or hate of the father.
    Anyway, pro choice took on a new meaning- pro death, it stopped being about the mother in danger, but kill the baby to take care of the unwanted situation.
    Trump said he was “anti abortion, except in certain situations” that part of his interview is never shown.
    Time to put it out to show Cruz is ad stinks- it’s decietful . Trump has changed his view on abortion like so many of US of a certain age.


    • jello333 says:

      And while he originally said he was okay with “partial birth” abortion, didn’t he come back just a day or so later and say OH WAIT, I DIDN’T REALLY UNDERSTAND HOW THAT WORKED? He said after discussing it with others, and being told what it really was, that he was NOT okay with it. I think that takes a pretty big man to quickly realize he was wrong because he had been “ignorant” about something, and admit it.

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