Recent Sen. Ted Cruz Commentaries

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“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”—Albert Einstein There are only three words to describe three days of Q&A of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson by most Republican Senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee: Belligerent, Badgering, and Inexcusable. Let’s go to the highlight reel. Sen. Ted Cruz repeatedly hammered Judge Jackson...
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March 25, 2022
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This is Not Us as a Democracy – Conclusion
In his weekly column in the Washington Post, Nicholas Kristof writes that despite Trump’s clear call for insurrection last week, “…a new poll finds that 75 percent of Republican voters continue to approve of Trump’s presidency. “As I was writing my column,” Kristof says, “I had a call with a childhood friend who told me about his ‘inside information’ that...
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January 15, 2021
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This is Not Us as a Democracy – Part 1
The Incitement — There’s an old Russian fable that goes like this… A scorpion asks a frog to carry it across a river on the frog’s back. Afraid of being stung, the frog hesitates. The scorpion argues that if it did that, they’d both drown. The frog considers this sensible and agrees to carry the scorpion. Midway across the river,...
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January 13, 2021
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Lindsey Graham’s “Defining Moment”
“… And you could use my words against me and you’d be absolutely right.” – Sen. Lindsey Graham, in remarks to Senate colleagues shortly after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Here’s what the “principled” Senator repeated to The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, at the magazine’s sponsored conference just two years ago: “If an opening comes in the last year...
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September 23, 2020

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