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Ted Cruz suspends presidential campaign [CNBC]

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by crash5179, May 3, 2016.

  1. crash5179

    crash5179 Contributing Member

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    Trying to preserve his brand for another trainwreck in 2020 - handing it to Trump now - TrusTED, to make nobody happy, ever.
     
  3. bigtexxx

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    He instantly becomes one of the most powerful members of the senate.
     
  4. Northside Storm

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    Still one of the most hated, and what Senate majority will be left after Trump tears down down-ballot votes? ;)
     
  5. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton

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    Now that he can bring his special fish monster powers out of the closet?

    If not, how... exactly?

    Is Carly suddenly also the most powerful former CEO in the nation?
     
  6. Bobbythegreat

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    Exactly. After this election the Republican majorities in the house and senate will be gone almost certainly and the SCOTUS will be fairly far left leaning and Hillary will be president. There is no silver lining.
     
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    The fact Cruz (and Abbott and Patrick) can carry Texas in a landslide tells you everything you need to know about Texas, the Anus of Civilization
     
  8. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Cruz's move was the moonwalk
     
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    Honestly, if you think Texas is so ****ty, then move. For as crappy as people think the politics are; the state is doing very well. There is lots of opportunities, diversity and people from supposed liberal havens like Chicago are moving to Texas in hordes.

    I certainly learn more left than right, but come on.
     
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    Instantly. This very second!
     
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    THIS!! I live in Portland and am heavily considering a move to Texas when I graduate from college.. Tons of opportunities.. you don't have to agree with their policies, but the facts speak for themselves..
     
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    Has Cruz made his move - is it time to watch out?
     
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    I did my part helping get rid of Cruz! :grin:
     
  14. SamFisher

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    Texas government's takeover by right wing crazies does cause people to move, as well as discourage people from moving there.

    Let's face it, you have a government that wants to remake the state into a ****hole like Kansas or Mississippi - the price of oil can counteract against that, obviously, as well as other opportunities, but years of right wing misrule at the state level eventually take a toll - fortunately for Texas most of the surrounding states are even worse, or are Mexico, so there's no easy escape valve.

    Better hope that voter suppression laws are overturned by the SCT if you love the lone star state.
     
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    I rarely agree with SF....but I don't understand how you can think he is wrong here.
     
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    [LOW ENERGY]
     
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    He's more of a joke than anything else, the senate floor is not the same as the presidential race. He was hated before by those individuals, who now realize that most of the people out there do too.

    Hell, his future as a senator might be in jeopardy.

    Can't wait to see your tears again texxx. You're crumbling.
     
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    Yes, Texas politics is a horsesh!t show, but people keep moving here from Cali/Florida/NY/NE....Why?
     
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    One of the fastest growing states in the nation...
     

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