When Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz became the first politician to officially announce his presidential campaign last week, he repeated a familiar mantra to his audience at Virginia's Liberty University. "Instead of a federal government...Show More Summary
What follows is the transcript of a (fictitious) speech delivered by Senator-Pastor Ted Cruise-Control at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, April 1, 2015. The post Ted Cruise-Control as Prime Pastor of the Christian Theocracy of America appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church of Dallas says God punished America by having radical Muslims attack us on 9/11 because we permit abortion. Jeffress spoke at Liberty University’s convocation this morning, where he told the student audience that America’s complete collapse was unavoidable, thanks to Supreme Court rulings banning organized prayer and Bible [...]
Pastor Robert Jeffress tells Liberty University that America had it coming
Who is the real Ted Cruz? His life is full of double identities and mixed loyalties. He was born in Canada, but puts on extra Texas bravado, going so far as to ask the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whether or not his cowboy boots would be acceptable footwear for a lawyer before that august bench. Show More Summary
A New Era of Televangelists By Tina Dupuy This week, the junior senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, kicked off the 2016 Republican primary season at a university founded by televangelist Jerry Falwell. Liberty University’s students were mandated to attend Cruz’s announcement speech, so Senator Cruz enjoyed a packed house of attentive students accustomed to being [...]Show More Summary
When Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, launched his presidential campaign last week at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, he earned grudgingly glowing reviews from otherwise skeptical pundits. The very next day he drove straight into a pothole on his already-narrow...
So, that happened. This week, the 2016 race welcomed Ted Cruz to the GOP scrum after the U.S. senator from Texas made his presidential ambitions clear to a literally captive audience of Liberty University students. He's been immediately...Show More Summary
Republican Sen Ted Cruz appeared earlier this week at Liberty University in Virginia to announce that he was running for president in 2016, becoming the first major candidate in the Democratic or Republican parties to formally declare. Cruz delivered the news at Liberty — the largest Christian university in the world — before […]
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Update, 11:50 a.m.: It looks a Rand Paul sleeper cell at Liberty University successfully infitrated Cruz's speech. (That's a joke. All students were required to attend the event, and apparently some Rand Paul supporters used it as an...Show More Summary
According to a letter from Americans United for Separation of Church and State to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Liberty University may have violated the law by hosting Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign announcement earlier this week:
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced his presidential candidacy this week at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Pennsylvania. With "Make D.C. Listen" as a battlecry, Cruz's enthusiasm for limited government has been the ideology driving Cruz's political trajectory to date. Show More Summary
Rumor: Students at Liberty University faced a $10 fine if they missed a Ted Cruz speech.
Most Americans, at least those with a modicum of education and a passing knowledge of American history, were anything but surprised when said this in his speech announcing his candidacy for president of the United States: And yet, for so many Americans, the promise of America seems more and more distant. Show More Summary
When Senator Ted Cruz announced his presidential candidacy at Liberty University this week, he spoke in phrases intended to resonate with people like me and my family: devout Christians. I come from a long line of people who put Jesus Christ at the center of our lives, and I am raising my children to do the same. Show More Summary
Aww, this is so sweet. Ted Cruz turned to his best bud Glenn Beck right after his big announcement party at Liberty University on Monday, promising to have and to hold 'stand happily together' with Glenny on the long road to the White House. The long, long, long, never-ending road to the White House, I might add. read more
On Monday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for President at Liberty University. In the wake of that address in which Cruz used the term “imagine” over 40 times, Ezra Klein of Vox asked readers to “imagine Ted Cruz as President.” Back in July 2013, I did just that. Show More Summary
Ted Cruz, the junior senator from Texas the entire Democratic conference loves to hate, officially kicked off the 2016 Republican presidential primary season with his March 23 announcement on the campus of Liberty University. The Houston...Show More Summary
Liberty University has such a high profile these days that Ted Cruz announced his bid for the 2016 presidency there on Monday, but the school was in such deep distress in the 1990s that it almost shut down. The Christian college wasShow More Summary