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Thu Nov 19, 2015, 04:35 PM

Ted Cruz Last Year: We Should Welcome Syrian Refugees, And We Can Do It Safely

Source: Huffington Post



Interviewed in February 2014, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz declared that Syrian refugees should be permitted into the United States and argued that this could be done without jeopardizing national security.

"We have welcomed refugees -- the tired, huddled masses -- for centuries. That’s been the history of the United States," he told Fox News in a video featured on Cruz's website. "We should continue to do so." He added: "We have to continue to be vigilant to make sure those coming are not affiliated with the terrorists, but we can do that."

Since last week's Paris attacks, the GOP presidential candidate has been a fierce critic of the Obama administration's policy to permit some Syrian refugees into the United States.

"It is nothing less than lunacy,” Cruz said on Saturday, citing security concerns. "It makes no sense whatsoever for us to be bringing in refugees who our intelligence cannot determine if they are terrorists here to kill us or not. Those who are fleeing persecution should be resettled in the Middle East in majority Muslim countries."

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ted-cruz-syrian-refugees_564d279ae4b031745cefd25f?utm_hp_ref=politics



Ted Cruz: worst person in the world

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Reply Ted Cruz Last Year: We Should Welcome Syrian Refugees, And We Can Do It Safely (Original post)
Attorney in Texas Nov 2015 OP
uppityperson Nov 2015 #1
randys1 Nov 2015 #2
jpak Nov 2015 #3
Attorney in Texas Nov 2015 #6
global1 Nov 2015 #4
Attorney in Texas Nov 2015 #10
flygal Nov 2015 #5
sakabatou Nov 2015 #7
Attorney in Texas Nov 2015 #11
mitty14u2 Nov 2015 #8
dhill926 Nov 2015 #9

Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 04:50 PM

1. K&r

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 04:52 PM

2. We are doing it safely. Refugees aren't terrorists, terrorists are terrorists.

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 04:56 PM

3. I smell campaign commercial!

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Response to jpak (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 05:28 PM

6. You should waft that smell toward the Rubio campaign.

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 04:57 PM

4. That Video Of Cruz Needs To Go Viral....

tweet and retweet.

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Response to global1 (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 07:58 PM

10. Agreed! Cruz in the biggest hypocrite within the Republican field (and that's saying a lot with

Santorum, Huckabee, Carson, and Rubio in the race).

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 05:03 PM

5. He's the one we'd go back to Europe if elected.

We still have our options to go back and we can handle all of the republicans (yes, even Trump) except this one. He's a crusader and scares the shit out of us.

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 05:35 PM

7. I can hear KO doing his "Worst person in the woooorld."

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Response to sakabatou (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 09:54 AM

11. lol! now I can't get KO's voice out of my head

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 05:50 PM

8. Paris attacks: Eight terror suspects named so far are not refugees and have EU passports


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/paris-attacks-the-eight-terror-suspects-named-so-far-all-have-eu-passports-a6738821.html

GOP lets go in to the Next Hate Parade with War and Hatred!

Republicans Spew, Boots on the Ground, Fear and War, but not my Rich Kids they have a life to Live, Romney’s Five Boys not one Veteran, Bush Cheney, Draft Dodgers, Trump had other things to do with Daddies Money, on and on they will not fight but starting wars is easy work. Iraq War comes to a Trillion Dollars, Thousands of US killed, a hundred thousand Iraqis.

Ted Cruz, ISIS propagandist: It’s almost like the GOP wants another massive Middle East war
Are Republicans getting paid to write propaganda for ISIS? If I worked for ISIS, I’d consider cutting them a check or at least a thank you card for all the hard work they’ve been doing, helping create the narrative that the United States is so anti-Muslim, so consumed with hatred with all things Islam, that they can’t even tell the difference between bad guys like ISIS and the victims who are trying to find safety, i.e. the Syrian refugees. If I were trying to stoke the us vs. them narrative that ISIS uses to recruit people to join their apocalyptic war-mongering cult, I would argue that “the West” hates the ordinary Muslim as much as the ISIS fighter, so you might as well be the latter. But why should ISIS bother writing that propaganda, when Republicans are willing to do it for them?

The rush on the right to blame the Syrian refugees for the attacks in Paris has been breathtaking in its racism, and thoughtlessness. The excuse for the hysteria is that ISIS could be hiding wannabe terrorists in the ranks, and that justifies keeping them all out. This argument makes no sense, of course. Most, if not all, of the terrorists in the Paris attack were European nationals. Meanwhile, the refugees are people who are trying to survive and many of them are trying not to be forced to fight. Blaming them only makes sense if you have an irrational fear and hatred of Muslims.

http://www.salon.com/2015/11/17/ted_cruz_isis_propagandist_its_almost_like_the_gop_wants_another_massive_middle_east_war/

G.O.P. Governors Vow to Close Doors to Syrian Refugees

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/17/us/politics/gop-governors-vow-to-close-doors-to-syrian-refugees.html?_r=0

Ted Cruz, No his name is Not - Ted/ Theodore try “Rafael Edward Cruz” a Hispanic from Texas that will not give his real name. Trump should be asking for his birth Certificate. Billionaire brothers give Cruz super PAC $15 million http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/25/politics/ted-cruz-wilks-brothers/ Why anyone cares what he says or thinks is pure propaganda by the Right Wing Media the fringe is becoming main stream in these days after the Bush Regime worked so well for the rich and the richer!

Another Lie, Fact; we are only taking 10,000, not hundreds of thousands said by Republican fear mongering lies! No attacks in Paris are from Refugees.

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Response to Attorney in Texas (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 05:55 PM

9. his only conviction....

is what's good for Ted Cruz...

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