So Far, in my mind, ‘Tough’ Is Between Cruz, Walker
    Sometime this morning [03/23] Senator Ted Cruz is expected to announce his candidacy to end the current socio-fascism of “Clown Princeobama and his ilk.  Mr Cruz‘ resume is to die for…. politically speaking, after having suffered a constitutional lecturing grad student for nearly eight years!
Governor Scott Walker [R-Wi] too has some pretty impressive accomplishments to his credit; particularly being a conservative AND elected three-times [including his recall] in a socialist state!!  Check out these two “resumes'” and see what’cha think.  They look to me to be a viable “one-two punch” that would be unbeatable in a sane world!!  The only decision then left would be “who’s at the top of the ticket?”  I see Senator Cruz as a judicial “Whiz-Kid,” having convinced the US Supreme Court in some pretty important cases.  I see Governor Walker~between the two~as having the most governance experience, having run a state, having survived a recall in a socialist state.  They both have their attributes; we’ll just have to see who the majority picks.
[Ted Cruz’ Resume’]

  • Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 – May 2008, Cruz was the first Hispanic Solicitor General in Texas, the youngest Solicitor General in the entire country, not to mention the longest tenure in Texas history.
  • Partner at the law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where he led the firm’s U.S. Supreme Court and national appellate litigation practice.
  • Cruz has authored 80+ SCOTUS briefs and presented 40+ oral arguments before The Court
  • Cruz served as a law clerk to Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Cruz was the first Hispanic ever to clerk for a Chief Justice of the United States
  • Described as a superb‘ constitutional lawyer, the man’s considerable skills and laser-like focus were on display for all when he took oily reptile Eric Holder by the neck and made him
  • In the landmark case of District of Columbia v. Heller, Cruz assembled a coalition of 31 states in defense of the principle that the 2nd Amendment guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms.
  • Cruz presented oral argument for the amici states in the companion case to Heller before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  • In addition to his victory in Heller, Cruz has successfully defended the Ten Commandments monument on the Texas State Capitol grounds, the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools and the majority of the 2003 Texas redistricting plan. Cruz also successfully defended, in Medellin v. Texas, the State of Texas against an attempt by the International Court of Justice to re-open the criminal convictions of 51 murderers on death row throughout the United States.
  • Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission
  • Domestic Policy Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush on the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign.
  • Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, where he taught U.S. Supreme Court litigation
  • Ted Cruz is currently junior US Senator from Texas. In order to win the 2012 Republican nomination for the Senate seat vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison, Cruz had to defeat Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst -heavily favored/backed by the DC old-guard GOP- in the Republican primary runoff. In the event, TEA Party favorite Cruz crushed Dewhurst, 57-43%…
    he then beat Democrat Paul Sadler in the general election by a similar margin, 56-41. Cruz is also endorsed by the Tea Party Movement and the Republican Liberty Caucus.
  • AWARDS: “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business,” Chambers USA (2009 & 2010) “50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America,” National Law Journal (2008) “25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century,” Texas Lawyer (2010) “20 Young Hispanic Americans on the Rise,” Newsweek (1999) Traphagen Distinguished Alumnus, Harvard Law School
  • On November 14, 2012, Cruz was appointed vice-chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. He is now spearheading efforts in the Senate to have Obamacare repealed root-and-branch…
[Scott Walker’s Accomplishments]
  • In 16 months, Governor Walker erased a $3.6 Billion dollar budget deficit;
  • Property taxes previously up more than 40% [since 1998] are now down for the first time since 2006;
  • Unemployment is down from 7.7% to 6.7%;
  • An increase of 23,000 jobs created in 2011 was confirmed by the Wisc. Dept of Workforce Development from 95% of actual employers reporting gains [refuting an earlier Bureau of Labor surveying only 4% of the state’s employers who INCORRECTLY GUESSED a loss of 33,000 jobs];
  • Wisconsin’s ‘Best State for Business‘ ranking by Chief Executive Magazine, moved up to 20th from 41st in one year;
  • As a result of Walker union reforms (Act 10), most public employees now contribute 5.8% of their salaries to their pensions;
  • Likewise, most public employees now pay 12% of the cost of their own health insurance premiums;
  • Three months before the election an interview in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published that “The way the proposal would work is we would take the choice out of the collective bargaining process.” Now many employees love the choice of not having union dues automatically withheld from their paychecks.  When Walker did that, the unions orchestrated raucous protests (causing million$ in damages to State property). Senate Democrats fled to Illinois for weeks to block the vote. The bill passed, survived legal challenges and became law;
  • With Walker reforms, the Neenah School District saved $1.8 Million on health insurance and raised the minimum teacher pay by 18%.  Milwaukee Public Schools avoided the Walker reforms with existing contracts and have experienced two waves of layoffs;
  • Restoring collective bargaining rights for public employees ranked 4th in a poll of voters. Creating new jobs was the top choice of voters.  Governor Walker’s promise to create 250,000 jobs by the end of his first term with 2 years to go, has created 23,000 (with the recall distraction) so far. He has been hammered by his opponent, Mayor Barrett about jobs;
  • Under Mayor Barrett, Milwaukee’s unemployment is over 28%, taxes and fees have gone up 43%, and Milwaukee is the ninth poorest city in the country;
  • Under Walker’s voluntary union membership, county & state employee membership has decreased by 45%. Not surprisingly, national unions have been called in to defeat Walker.  The Union’s promise to start a “bloody civil war” in Wisconsin has been kept. Character assassination and extortion are familiar to Wisconsinites. Governor Walker’s effort to pass a Voter ID bill was defeated by a circuit judge and Walker’s greatest concern going into the recall election [held June 5, 2012] is the ‘likelihood of voter fraud;”
  • In summary, Walker explains: “We didn’t have to raise taxes. We didn’t lay off thousands of public employees. We didn’t cut Medicaid–in fact I was actually able to add more money to Medicaid than any governor in Wisconsin history. And we didn’t use budget tricks. If we hadn’t done what we did, there’s no way we’d have been able to avoid one of those, if not all of them.”
    I’m sure there’ll be another half-dozen or so, candidates who want to challenge Bibi Netanyahu to be “the leader of the free world.”  The obamacRATics will continue to vote for whomever will give them the most shit; conservatives will wrestle with who can perform best, with the best result FOR THE COUNTRY ITSELF!!
That’s all I got.
Til Nex’Time….
Justin Case
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