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Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz to launch presidential bid

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Jedi Knight, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will announce Monday his plans to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican formally to enter the 2016 presidential contest. The Patriot!:thumbs::applause:
     
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    Was not born in the United States. Freshmen senator has only held elective office for 2 years. Has not released his college transcripts.
     
  3. matt wade

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    That was Barak Hussein Obama was it not?
     
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  6. matt wade

    matt wade Well-Known Member

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    I was posting that more for these parts:

     
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    Interesting guy. Not afraid to speak his mind.

    He should make it interesting, but the odds are stacked against him in the Republican party leadership. They're a lot ideologically closer to being democrats than he is.
     
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    Smart guy with some outlier opinions that frankly are not in the mainstream of the electorate. Don't see him having a real chance. If by some turn of events he becomes the nominee, it will be a walk to the presidency for the Democratic Party.
     
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    He doesn't qualify to hold the office of POTUS. He is not a natural born citizen of this country.

    Not that the law matters as far as politicians are concerned anymore.
     
  10. matt wade

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    Explain please. As far as I have been able to tell, he does qualify as a natural born citizen under the law.
     
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    I don't remember Matt, did you say that Obama was a natural born citizen?

    Cruz's father was born in Cuba. His mother in the US. He, Curz, was born in Canada. He held a dual citizenship, US and Canadian. I do not know what Cuba says about his status, maybe they consider him a Cuban national.
     
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    RINO's are mad as a wet Democrat hen.
     
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