Ted Cruz blasts Hagel over interview agreeing that America is the world’s bully

Ted Cruz played several past Hagel interviews where he was asked anti-Israel and anti-America questions by callers and he agreed with them all – and Cruz blasted him for it.



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I’m sorry, but is Hagel nominated for Secretary of Defense of the USA….or Secretary of Defense of Israel? Because they are most definitely not the same thing. In terms of real national security interests , they are very much at odds, in fact. It is neither a liberal nor conservative position, but merely a rational and realistic one, to say without equivocation that Israel and it’s influence on American foreign policy is one of Americas biggest liabilities. Consider the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the USA, the resulting catastrophic loss of American lives, the erosion of civil liberties that has resulted, and the tax dollars lost in the ‘War on Terror’. None of it would have happened if not for the USA choosing a side in a thousand-year-old religious-ethnic conflict among foreign desert peoples. Neither side in that conflict has anything to do with the USA’s founding peoples or heritage. Strategically,… Read more »

Mark Kapetansky
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Mark Kapetansky

Ted Cruz is seriously awe inspiring. Just when I’m ready to give up on politics I see a guy like this-

Well Done Senator!

John Baker
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John Baker

Ted Cruz is destined for greater things. I’d love to see him in a debate with “The One”

Michael G. Marriam
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Michael G. Marriam

Cruz for president!

DJAnders
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DJAnders

If Senator Cruz could be on the committee when Obama starts naming Supreme Court Judges, he would tear them apart rather than softball cross examing questions.

lrjrj
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lrjrj

Cruz (and others) very impressive at putting clear evidence and statements of Hagel under scrutiny. Hagel’s attempts (and his supporters) to dismiss them as not representative of his views seem now quite inaccurate. HE may still get the votes, but Dems credibility would be badly damaged with his confirmation. From the start, the Obama defense against perceived “daylight” between Israel and US is refuted by his nomination, and there is little doubt this testimony makes that claim entirely false and purposely deceptive. Add this to a growing list of Obama’s rhetoric of centrism and moderate, mainstream policies, refuted by the more obvious realities. His agenda is far left of American people, and Obama knows his agenda will not be supported if presented
honestly. Media on board with the Dem party, so this basic dishonesty continues unabashedly by the administration.

LiveFreeOrDie2012
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LiveFreeOrDie2012

Sen. Cruz will hopefully make Marco step up his game. I am afraid Marco may have already been corrupted. Time will tell us if Marco is getting duped (after we review the language of the immigration bill). Sen. Cruz is the real deal though!

JohnCraven
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JohnCraven

Senator Ted Cruz was absolutely terrific and bold in his questioning of former senator Haegel. AND Senator Cruz is a TEA Party Conservative the kind we need many more of in Washington.

John Craven
New Orleans

Fortune favors the bold! – Alexander the Great

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and
the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Ronald Reagan
Remarks to the Convention of Evangelicals
March 8, 1983
[ http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/speeches/1983/30883b.htm ]

stevenbiot
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stevenbiot

Sorry guys. We are on our way out. We have open Antisemites and AntiAmericans in the most powerful positions in America. Our darling Republicans have compromised on our principles for a century. Slowly and patiently the liberal progressives have gotten everything they want, because our guys have no balls. No offense ladies.

Steven
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Steven

Forget Rubio, forget Paul, and God sakes no Chris Christie! I say draft Ted Cruz for the GOP nomination for president in 2016!

DJAnders
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DJAnders

Draft and forget about all of the stupid debates which give the liberals just fodder to yap about.

John Benshoof
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John Benshoof

WOW. Finally a competent articulate conservative…Go Mr Cruz!!!!

John Benshoof
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John Benshoof

WOW.. finally an articulate effective Conservative voice…Go Mr Cruz!!!!

PatrickHenrysBody
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PatrickHenrysBody

This interview, above all the other interviews, is the most telling of why Zero wants Hagel as the SoD. Besides Hagel’s anti-Semitism, of course.

dontdrinkthecoolaid
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dontdrinkthecoolaid

I don’t trust him.

HarrietHT2
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HarrietHT2

Up until today I’d heard nothing about Cruz that even hinted we should keep our guard up about him. And then I visited vdare, which I do daily, and read this article:

“National Review Institute Summit: Conservatism Inc. Stunned—But Not Stunned Enough To Consider Patriotic Immigration Reform

By James Kirkpatrick on January 31, 2013 at 11:55pm,” here:
http://www.vdare.com/articles/national-review-institute-summit-conservatism-inc-stunned-but-not-stunned-enough-to-conside

American patriots are going to have to excel at, no, surpass, hawk-like hunting skills if we have any hope whatsoever of defeating the Republican establishment which has formed a devil’s bargain with liberals and leftists to undermine our liberty and to make of us subservient to their increasingly powerful oligarchy.

Garry
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Garry

Read the Vdare piece… Looks like a recycled Huffington Post site. I’m no fan of National Review, or especially Bill Krystol, but common. Thanks for a waste of time, I thought from your description, it was a conservative article.

Hermit
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Hermit

Thank you, Brother Cruz.

reason1984
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reason1984

Hagel = Kerry lite

Erwin
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Erwin

Cruz is a man to watch.

Debby
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Debby

I am officially loving Ted Cruz!

odin147
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odin147

Both Sen. Mike Lee and Sen. Ted Cruz are two top notch conservatives. Need more of them if this country has any chance.

Virus-X
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Virus-X

Hagel is a punk. He’s got a lot of crap to talk, but suddenly gets all tongue tied when he’s called out on his crap. “Context”, he asks for? HE WAS THERE, AND IT DRIBBLED OUT OF HIS OWN MOUTH. He knows the “context” damned well.

I hope Cruz doesn’t disgrace himself by devolving into a Rubio.

librtifirst
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librtifirst

So Hagel disagreed with Bush on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan? So Hagel disagrees with Obama about Libya, Syria, Mali, Yemen, etc. I guess that I agree with Hagel. What do you call a country that supports Al Qaeda in overthrowing governments, then puts radical Islamists in power? What do you call a country who strikes targets with drones not even knowing who is in the buildings they bomb? What do you call a country who’s military occupies a country that never attacked them, disarming the people while performing house to house raids for years on end? What do you call a country who seems to only overthrow governments who don’t give in to the World Bank, puts Islamists in power who give into the world bank, and sells out their resources to wester oil interests? It may not be the American people who sanction all of this, but it is… Read more »

Army_Pilot1967
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Army_Pilot1967

Wow, Hagel is a GREAT candidate for SecDef (Sarc). How did obama’s team come up with Hagel’s name as a nominee for SecDef????? He seems incapable of representing himself, much less the United States. He comes across as anti-Israel, anti-US…not my idea as the ideal SecDef.

Note: I thought it interesting that some of Hagel’s comments were on Al Gore’s network of choice, Al-Jeezra!!!!!!!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The “R” after Hagel’s name so he can continue to blame Repubs and BOOOOSH

cabensg
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cabensg

Cruz has absolutely annihilated Hagel.

If only that was Obama there in that seat.

nibblesyble
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nibblesyble

Sigh, what a fabulous dream come true that would be!

Curiousmoi
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Curiousmoi

Thank you thank you thank you congressman Cruz… Elegant precise description of speaking truth to power. Thank you for standing for Israel and America!!!!
TED CRUZ 2016

Conniption Fitz
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Conniption Fitz

Cruz attended high school at Faith West Academy in Katy, Texas,[11] and then graduated from Second Baptist High School in Houston.

Cruz earned his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, an executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.

Bet his school records and grades are available on request.

nibblesyble
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nibblesyble

Thanks Conn, loved all the facts.

colliemum
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colliemum

Good morning!

You mean to say that Sen Ted Cruz has a better professional record , a verifiable record, than the POS???
Well I never!

The dem propaganda machine will find something by the weekend to Palinise him with, just you wait.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

And from the same Harvard! The difference is that Sen Cruz is a Christian Conservative not an AA failure.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

I just Hope Mr. Cruz doesn’t become another Rand Paul.Great job sir!

tsturbo
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tsturbo

Exactly right. Notice how the media is playing up Rand Paul? If the corrupt media cabal is supporting anything, then you know it’s bad for America. Every time I see Cruz, he gets better and better. I pray he is the real deal, because Lord knows we need a real leader right now!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

There’s a huge difference between the Conservative Cruz and the Libertarian Paul. Plus Sen Cruz has argued on behalf of our Constitution before the SCOTUS and won!

Sentinel
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Sentinel

Gotta love Ted Cruz.

Well done Sir.

Hagel isn’t making a very good case here at all. Bobbing and weaving like a true Democrat.

Rocco11
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Rocco11

Didn’t anyone have a white towel they could have thrown in? Wow.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Or use it to wrap around the top of Hagel’s head

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Ouch!That hadda hurt.I wonder if it left a mark?Too bad he will be confirmed anyway.Probably have the same 3 no votes as Kerry.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

My prediction is 5 against.

kurlis
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kurlis

Ted Cruz is great! Marco Rubio, move over.

MJS
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MJS

Marco Pubico is a phony!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Ted Cruz is great! Marco Rubio, I hear they need your assistance with democracy in Cuba.

TexasPGRRider
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TexasPGRRider

Ted Cruz….Let`s see now….If the Good Lord`s willin`, he`ll hook up with like minded rookies in the House and not restrict himself to the affairs of the Senate. Thinkin` “outside the box” is required to be most effective with the opportunity to confront the corruption and wayward course proffered by B.O. and his co-conspiritors….

michaelgingerly
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michaelgingerly

I learned today that Duke Nukem, my personal preference for Defense, was not even given consideration.

Carolyn VanZorge
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Carolyn VanZorge

senator cruz is a very clear and rational thinker – a rarity in DC

armyvet10
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armyvet10

So far all of the questioning has been spewed with waaaaaaaaaaayyyyy to much respect! Can’t the Senators ask to treat this jacka$$ as a dip stick? I mean the questioning should be soooo much more demeaning and hurtful. Senator Hagel; wouldn’t you agree that your lips have been on the end of a hose contected to a running vehicle for so long that your brain has been reduced to mush? Senator Hagel; since you are having soooo much difficulty in remembering the context of what you say, is it safe sir to assume you no longer have the ability to wipe your own arse? Senator Hagel; exactly what is it sir that you believe? Would you be willing to put that in writing, as our fore fathers did when they signed the Declaration of Independence, and die in its service like so many veterans have in the past and still… Read more »

Orangeone
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Orangeone

I’d give you one trillion likes if I could!

armyvet10
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armyvet10

Thanks Orangeone, hope your day is going well.

bjohnson55
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bjohnson55

It would be an absolute travisty if a single person voted for this boob after this display of pure stupidity. I am embarrassed as a citizen of the United States of America to have even had this idiot selected by our President as the nominee for the the Secretary of Defense job.

Booker T.(D-Apparatchik Alley)
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Booker T.(D-Apparatchik Alley)

Hagel couldn’t even qualify to be the manager at my local KMart. Obama was warned. He didn’t listen. Now Hagel is here making a fool of himself.

LadyMacKeltar
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LadyMacKeltar

Not according to CBSnews.com “Amid stubborn resistance from Senate Republicans, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., launched a strong defense of both his values and his record during his defense secretary confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee today…”

Nothing like unbiased reporting, right??

SilentTexan
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SilentTexan

Initiate head-in-toilet; GO!!

the mushyness of anything Obama-related and the media love affair is nuasiating! razz

nibblesyble
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nibblesyble

ahahahaha..thanks for the laugh!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Hagel couldn’t qualify to be the manager at your local Kmart because he couldn’t pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening smile

HarrietHT2
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HarrietHT2

And by extension, the president.

Joe W.
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Joe W.

Cruz & Cornyn….MY 2 Texas Senators were 2 out of 3 votes against the traitor John “Swiftie” Kerry….Proud to be a Texan!!!! Great job, Sen. Cruz…Welcome to D.C.!!!!!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

And didn’t your OK neighbor cast the third no vote?

Joe W.
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Joe W.

I believe so….:-)

Orangeone
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Orangeone

I’m jealous, ya really jealous sad

maketcomp
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maketcomp

Me too, Orangeone! I just wish my two Senators would give some support!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

One of mine (Al the fraudster Franken) claims to be Jewish.  Ya right about as Jewish as Barky Boy and his Morsel

DJAnders
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DJAnders

Franken is a Jew in name only. If we could only find a Cruz in MN among our conservatives.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

That’s why I had “claims to be Jewish”. I guess Ben Shapiro has coined the term JINO.

Some of us are working on a TEA Party candidate in MN. Are you also in MN???? If so, are you on Twitter?

Charm4sure
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Charm4sure

That is a slice of heaven! Cruz is a man who comes prepared. He does his homework and he goes for it. What a great warrior! Can we clone him?

nibblesyble
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nibblesyble

Amen!

LadyMacKeltar
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LadyMacKeltar

When you have a copy of Senator Cruz’s DNA, I would like 2 clones for my state of NC, please. grin

rsfan1
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rsfan1

Ted Cruz is really good. Wow.

notsofastthere
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notsofastthere

Hagel doesn’t have a leg to stand on and his deodoernt failed. That’s why he will probably be confirmed. Obama needs more like him to finish off America.

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