Comments about ‘Sen. Ted Cruz: Stand up for your liberties’

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Published: Friday, April 25 2014 10:25 p.m. MDT

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Mark B
Eureka, CA

Lots of tough guys - as long as there's no one around to disagree.

American Fork, UT

Ted is not quite a Bachmann or Palin, but he's trying so hard. Run Ted, run.

South Jordan, UT

We attended this great event tonight in Sandy, UT. It was an incredible evening! Mike Lee's and Ted Cruz's messages were both heartfelt, inspiring, and motivational. They are sincere, good men who campaigned to go to Washington, D.C. and stand firm for the U.S. Constitution. They have never lost their way as have many others who get caught up in the power and money grab there! They are steadfast, true, and principled men of character. It was thrilling to hear them speak in person (we were only eight rows back) and feel their love, passion, and vision for this great country. The reception of the crowd was exceptional and heart-warming! We were proud Utahns! We love Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, true Americans!

LOU Montana
Pueblo, CO

Raw meat for the Party of War and Poverty. I just love how much these people want to defend America and save the country. Not a one of them said one word during the George W. Bush years.
Americans had their freedom gutted, liberties stripped away and all these Republicans would say was "Shut up this is good for America."

Never Forget.

Parkesburg, PA

Someone should tell Mr. Cruz americans currently enjoy more freedoms, opportunities, liberties, rights and blessings than any civilization since the beginning of time. That he or his supporters don't appreciate those freedoms and blessings tells me more about them than it does the state of the United States of America.

Bruce A. Frank
San Jose, CA

It appears some do not understand that Cruz, Lee, and candidates like Love are NOT the establishment GOP.

Carson City, NV

This kind of divisiveness has crippled this country. We need to stop seeing Republican and Democrat and vote for the most qualified, ethical person. We need to stop worrying about what's in it for me and worry about what is the best for this country. If I'm not mistaken, Ted Cruz can't even run for President, he was born in Canada.

Virginia Beach, VA

Isn't it interesting that out of all the high-profile Republicans invited to this event, only Senator Ted Cruz, (notorious for generating several million dollars in campaign contributions while wasting billions of taxpayer dollars during the government shutdown he promoted) actually showed up.

Only the most extreme of Right Wing American politicoes would condescend to attend Utah's little Republican get together.

What does that say about Republican politics in Utah?

Mark from Montana
Davis County, UT

As a life long Republican, I cast my first presidential vote for Reagan, I will not vote for Mike Lee. I believe he represents much of what is wrong with Washington and politics. He is strident, self absorbed and unwilling to compromise. It is his way or the highway. He is right and everyone else is wrong. Many of his words reminds me of McCarthyism. He and his buddy Cruz need to be sent packing.

Dixie Dan
Saint George, UT

Does Cruz want to turn the country around and head backwards? Does he want to return to the "Golden Years" of George W. Bush? All I can say is hold onto your wallet!

Thid Barker
Victor, ID

Midterm elections in November will be a wonderful day of liberation, especially in the Senate and America will be fundamentally changed back to how our founding fathers dreamed it should be. Does the government run its citizens or do the people run the government? Does the government tell the people what they can and can not do or do the people tell the government what it can and can not do? Do you fear the IRS, HHS, EPA, NSA, DOJ, etc., or do the government bureaucrats fear the people? Does the government make your choices or do you make the government's choices? All these questions and more to be re-determined in November!

Pleasant Grove, UT

Cruz needs to make up his mind on the ACA. He didn't want it in the first place, would like to see it repealed, and yet he's also unhappy because Obama hasn't fully implemented it. Let's be honest here: If Obama proposed implementing the entire tea party agenda, Cruz and Lee would still be all over him for something or other. They both define themselves not by what they believe, but what they're against.

Baron Scarpia
Logan, UT

Mia Love was there to show the world that the GOP is a "big tent" party, welcoming and celebrating diversity... the real trick, however, will be on how to get the Cliven Bundys of the GOP to vote for her.

Salt Lake City, UT

It is time for Utah voters to embrace the Ted Cruz / Mike Lee brand of Republicanism. Only they know how to counter the Obama administration's lawlessness.

Kearns, UT

When you don't have any ideas on how to fix our country, lie; tell people that we our losing our personal liberties. People of Utah--we need to wake up and send better people to represent us in Washington. I don't care what party they belong to, but I want somebody who will actually do something, work with the opposition--not against them--to come up with solutions, and represent real Utah values. I am worried.

On the other hand
Riverdale, MD

Nobody who shuts down the government over a petty dispute can be considered a credible contender for president. Sorry, Ted.

Ogden, UT

I stand up for liberty -- not just my own but for all people. That's why I oppose extreme far right fringe dwellers like Cruz, Lee, the Eagle Forum, etc., etc., etc. The only "liberty" they support and defend is the "liberty" to act and believe they way THEY deem proper (nobody else has even the slightest right to liberty). If people really want to protect and defend liberty, they would send the far right fringe folk packing.

My house was stolen
Roy , UT

Remember these guys shut the government down. It hurt business. Then after the government was shutdown and memorials were closed, they were there, as people removed the barriers showing LAWLESSNESS. These people are part of the rigged government by the banks and for the banks. Rise up America! These two are two big to jail.

DN Subscriber
Cottonwood Heights, UT

It is heartening to see (and hear) men and women like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Mia Love who see the perils facing our country, offer solutions to fix our problems, and have the courage and zeal to off themselves into the political arena (facing the certain character assassination from the left) to save our country.

Bravo to these bold, bright and courageous leaders.

Sadly, many on the left fail to see what their policies and leaders have done to our nation, and the legacy they have created which will destroy any chance for our children to live well and prosper in the future.

We are at a crossroads, and if the left prevails, we are certainly doomed. If Cruz, Lee and Love and the conservatives gain power, we may be able to save this country and improve the lots and lives for everyone (rich and poor).

Choose wisely, and ignore the class warfare rhetoric and distortions used against them.

Salt Lake City, UT

Re: Bruce A. Frank

Thank heavens they're not!

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