Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by Jusme » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:14 pm

philip964 wrote:
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"rlol" "rlol" "rlol"

I'm gonna have to stop reading these at lunch time. Wasting time cleaning my monitor, and keyboard!!
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by flechero » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:19 pm

Just saw on the news that the debate is back on! Tonight at 8pm.


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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by jason812 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:51 pm

flechero wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:19 pm
Just saw on the news that the debate is back on! Tonight at 8pm.
I don't know if I can watch another one. I tried very hard not to say bad words at the TV during the last one. Good thing there is playoff baseball on at the same time.


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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by flechero » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:01 pm

I'm just glad Cruz isn't giving his opponent an unchecked hour of lie time. It will be maddening, I'm sure, but just I hope Cruz is well prepared and shows the truth of their respective positions.
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by BBYC » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:12 pm

Respectfully, is there really anybody who is still confused where these two men stand on major policy issues, but intelligent enough to be enlightened by a debate between the candidates?
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by TreyHouston » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:15 pm

I dont see what Cruz has to gain by going on CNN! I think its a mistake
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:23 pm

TreyHouston wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:15 pm
I dont see what Cruz has to gain by going on CNN! I think its a mistake
Not CNN

https://www.chron.com/news/politics/tex ... 311247.php
The 1-hour debate will be in San Antonio tonight in the studios of KENS-TV starting at 8 p.m. It will be broadcast in 10 other media markets live, including on KHOU-TV in Houston and WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth. It will also air nationally on C-SPAN.
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by TreyHouston » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:28 pm

RoyGBiv wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:23 pm
TreyHouston wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:15 pm
I dont see what Cruz has to gain by going on CNN! I think its a mistake
Not CNN

https://www.chron.com/news/politics/tex ... 311247.php
The 1-hour debate will be in San Antonio tonight in the studios of KENS-TV starting at 8 p.m. It will be broadcast in 10 other media markets live, including on KHOU-TV in Houston and WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth. It will also air nationally on C-SPAN.
"To be clear, the Cruz campaign proposed that @CNN host one of the Cruz-O'Rourke debates. The O'Rourke campaign declined. @CNN subsequently offered back to back town halls, in which we are unable to participate," Cruz's campaign manager, Jeff Roe, wrote in a tweet that day.

A spokesperson for Cruz, confirmed to The Hill on Friday that Cruz did not accept CNN's invitation to participate in the townhall.

Very confusing! Lol!
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:56 pm

TreyHouston wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:28 pm
Very confusing! Lol!
White-Irish-American guy with a Mexican nickname running on the D ticket.
Cuban-American-Canadian guy named "Ted" running on the R ticket.

It's 100% ok to find it confusing. :lol:
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:21 pm

RoyGBiv wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:56 pm
TreyHouston wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:28 pm
Very confusing! Lol!
White-Irish-American guy with a Mexican nickname running on the D ticket.
Cuban-American-Canadian guy named "Ted" running on the R ticket.

It's 100% ok to find it confusing. :lol:
Or as I like to sum it up, we have an Irishman pretending to be Hispanic running against a Latino who is pretending to be white.

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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:34 pm

I got a text a few days ago from the O'Rourke camp asking how I was going to vote. I just responded with the following:

"I've thought about it, and I do like some of the things that Mr. O'Rourke is saying. But at the of the day, as a Latino, I just can't vote to put another White Irish man in Washington. We Latino's are way too under represented as it is.

I'm sticking with the Latino candidate and will be voting for Rafael Cruz."

Let's see if they try to "correct" me on who is who here.
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by Mel » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:27 pm

Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:34 pm
I got a text a few days ago from the O'Rourke camp asking how I was going to vote.
Whenever I am asked how I will vote, my answer is always the same: "By secret ballot!"
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:05 pm

Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:34 pm
I got a text a few days ago from the O'Rourke camp asking how I was going to vote. I just responded with the following:

"I've thought about it, and I do like some of the things that Mr. O'Rourke is saying. But at the of the day, as a Latino, I just can't vote to put another White Irish man in Washington. We Latino's are way too under represented as it is.

I'm sticking with the Latino candidate and will be voting for Rafael Cruz."

Let's see if they try to "correct" me on who is who here.
:lol:

Last time they called me ( :nono: ) I asked them to take me off their list.... and it seems they did!
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by Ruark » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:23 pm

strogg wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:34 pm

And when they finally get to the polls, they'll see:

Ted Cruz [ ]
Beto O'Rourke [ ]
Whooooooaaa. Waitaminnit. Will they use a NICKNAME on an official ballot? Ararararar. I bet "Robert Francis O'Rourke" would cost him a a few votes! I wonder if the ballot designers are Democrats.
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Re: Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz?

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Post by flechero » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:28 pm

Ruark wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:23 pm
Whooooooaaa. Waitaminnit. Will they use a NICKNAME on an official ballot?
Sadly yes... it's allowed if he's been known by that nickname for 3 or more years prior.

Maybe we can petition the Sec of State that we haven't known him that way but for 2 years?? :lol:

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