A Christian dominionist rap group is trying to lend Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) something like street cred with a doctrinaire rap song. We Are Watchmen posted its campaign-themed track, “Set It On Fire,” this week online, and it will be included on the group’s first album – due for release on, of course,...
After a firestorm of controversy surrounding an event he threw for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), gay hotelier Ian Reisner insisted that he hadn't raised any money for Cruz, and that the event wasn't a fundraiser.
Either Ted Cruz is hip or rap is dead. I am not sure which. It has to be one of the two. A group called We Are Watchmen, a Christian rap group from the Chicago suburb of Westchester, has made what can be loosely described as a “rap paean” to Ted Cruz. It is entitled […]
The Republican presidential hopeful excused himself for opposing similar help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy because, he claimed, a 2013 bill that included funding for that disaster was bloated.
Senator Ted Cruz, who voted against federal relief for Hurricane Sandy, is now requesting aid for Texas floods.
All Ted Cruz wants to do is play video games, but he's forbidden himself from owning a console because he would put running for president on the back burner while he built models of the Oval Office in Minecraft. Instead, he's forced to settle for stupid iPad games like Plants... More »
Despite what you may think, We Are Watchmen's rap song in support of Ted Cruz's bid for the presidency in 2016 isn't the only manner in which the Republican senator from Texas is trying to appear "hip." Turns out the noted Tea Party practitioner is also an avid gamer.
A group of musicians calling themselves "We Are Watchmen" released a hip-hop song Wednesday in which they declared they are "all in" for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is running for president in 2016. The performers describe themselves...Show More Summary
On Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has spent the last few months earning comparisons to Ferris Bueller – and not in the good way. Facing a calculation known to every presidential aspirant who is a sitting member of Congress — whether time spent running for president is worth the blowback for...
The Christian band We Are Watchmen, who define themselves as "the voice of the Founding speaking in the contemporary tongue," have delivered one of the burgeoning election cycle's first musical epics with their track "Set It on Fire." Their bold and unlikely selection of rap as the best genre for rocking... More »
The senator is known as a Tea Party firebrand. What he’s not known as is a hidden geek who can’t get enough of ‘Candy Crush.’ He tells The Daily Beast why he can’t have a console.
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz called for federal relief Wednesday in the wake of devastating floods and storms that have ravaged his home state.
Rose McGowan may not be the first celebrity to have misspoken, but she is one of a rarer lot to show zero remorse. After tweeting a widely disproven meme in which U.S. Senator Ted Cruz says that the Duggar sex scandal isn’t as bad as...Show More Summary
This scribe's favorite line is "When power is concentrated centrally and federally / It creates dependency that's medically like leprosy," but feel free to choose your own.
Last week, Ted Cruz made headlines by accusing “the left” of being “obsessed with sex”. It was self-evidently a hilarious bit of projection, because it’s clear that the people in this country who are obsessed with sex are conservatives. It’s conservatives who put...
There had been calls to boycott Ian Reisner’s businesses on Fire Island after he hosted the Texas senator. But Memorial Day weekend in the gay mecca passed off protest-free.
The former senator is expected to jump into a 2016 Republican field crowded with candidates just like him — socially conservative current and former U.S. senators.
Ted Cruz's presidential ambitions may well live or die with the Iowa Republican caucuses. In recent years, the Hawkeye State has served as the launching pad for candidates courting social conservatives, handing caucus wins to Rick Santorum in 2012 and Mike Huckabee in 2008. Show More Summary
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday bragged that he had defeated a homeless atheist man in court while serving as solicitor general in Texas — a story he enjoys recalling in front of religious audiences. “What I want to talk to you about this morning is… religious liberty,”...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz‘s presidential campaign will announce the endorsements of four members of the Texas congressional delegation. Republican U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess of Lewisville, John Culberson of Houston, Louie Gohmert of Tyler and John Ratcliffe of Heath are all backing the state’s...