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Cruz Draws Boos



My kids, when they were young, used to listen to a very popular singer called Raffy.

Now there's a new Raffy on the block. Rafael 'Ted' Cruz and this morning he got a taste of his popularity during a speech to the conservative Values Voters Summit in Washington. His speech writers must have been working all night to come up with the snarky comments he tossed to disrupters who were being escorted out. But what's he going to do when America as a whole, starts voicing their displeasure with his antics and destructive behavior? Have us all escorted out? Where to, his native homeland, Canada?


Video- Boos as House Adjourns Without Hurricane Sandy Relief


Disgusting. They seriously can just walk away from all those hurting people?

House Republicans abruptly pulled the plug Tuesday night on their promise to take up this week an emergency supplemental disaster aid bill for Northeast states damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

The decision is a stunning reversal since just hours before New Jersey lawmakers were preparing for floor debate Wednesday as outlined under a strategy promoted by no less than Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.).

Indeed the Appropriations Committee had gone so far as to file a $27 billion bill Tuesday together with an amendment to be offered by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) seeking an additional $33 billion to match the Senate passed package of last week.

Absent a change of heart, the upshot now is that the Senate bill will die with this Congress on Thursday at noon. And the whole affair is sure to bring back memories of the famous Daily News headline in 1975—“Ford to City: Drop Dead.”