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Cruz: “Opportunity Conservatism” is the Only Way Forward

L2Right Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 2:38 PM
"Cruz wouldn't have a snowballs chance of being a CA Senator" This is only true because CA citizens refuse to reflect on their conservative heritage and to be energized during election seasons. The state of Proposition 13 and Ronald Reagan has just given the fight for freedom in America for no reason that I can see. They've given up so badly that the re-election of Jerry Brown as governor became possible. This should be a warning to us all of how neccessary citizen participation is. You can't just 'let some one else do it' you are that someone else.

January 3, 2013 was an important and historic day on Capitol Hill for many different reasons. And one of those reasons, of course, was because Ted Cruz was sworn in as Texas’s first Hispanic U.S. Senator. It was a momentous and moving occasion -- an event that Americans of all stars and stripes can celebrate. But basking in the limelight -- I suspect -- is not the reason why Mr. Cruz entered public life.

He went to Washington to roll up his sleeves and get to work. Indeed, that...