I always assumed that running for president was a tiring and challenging task.
But I have to admit that Ted Cruz has convinced me otherwise. He has built an entire presidential campaign on just two beliefs:
First belief: It’s all Obama’s fault — doesn’t matter what it is. If it’s bad, it’s because of Obama.
The second belief is equally simple: Take back our liberties. I haven’t figured out who has them and how we are going to get them back, but I will take a wild guess that the culprit is Obama.
Sure, these two beliefs don’t offer much of a platform, but they send the “Cruz Crazies” into a frenzy.
I have to hand it to the senator. He had built a huge fan base while doing absolutely nothing for the state Texas.
Hey, it’s not his fault; it has to be Obama’s.
— Frank Matthews, Fort Worth
I read with interest Wendy Davis’ Aug. 23 commentary defending Planned Parenthood.
Her inclusion of the debunked claim (even by the Washington Post) that abortions are only 3 percent of Planned Parenthood’s “services” is ludicrous.
The most despicable part of Wendy’s piece is the claim that failure to provide Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood would result in the birth of 24,000 babies costing the taxpayer $176 million.
Margaret Sanger would be so proud.
Just go away.
— Michael Sexton, Fort Worth
Thank you, Wendy Davis for outlining the hypocrisy of the current war on Planned Parenthood.
I attended a Planned Parenthood luncheon in Dallas two years ago.
I learned that Dallas County has the largest number of Republican women in the country who support the organization.
Davis is right, less than 3 percent of Planned Parenthood funding goes to abortion services.
As one woman told me, the organization is about providing basic health services and cancer screenings, including family planning to underserved women.
That is “planned parenthood.”
Texas women need to stand together. This shouldn’t be political football.
— Julie Frederick, Keller
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