SENATOR TED CRUZ ADDRESSES CPAC 2014: “HOW WE WIN:
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
Senator Cruz said, “God Bless CPAC. By virtue of you being here today, each and every one of you will be audited by the IRS.” He went on to say, “I appreciate the courage of your convictions.”
Cruz delivered a message of how conservatives can win. He said, “Liberty is under assuage…We can stand for principles.” He went on to address the need win young people “because that’s how we win elections.”
“Change, real change is changing the corrupt and broken system that is here in Washington, D.C.” Cruz excited the crowd by sharing how Ronald Reagan and Ron Paul painted a vision of America that young people can stand behind. He said, “How do we inspire young people? We tell the truth.”
SENATOR TIM SCOTT TO CPAC: “WHEN THE PARENTS HAVE A CHOICE, THE KIDS HAVE A CHANCE”
Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
Senator Scott received a warm welcome and discussed part of his new Opportunity Agenda. He spoke with fervor about the issues of school choice. He addressed school by saying, “They should be free to choose home school, public school, charter schools, parochial schools. It should be the parents’ choice. When the parents have a choice, the kids have a chance.”
“I believe the best is yet to come. We will remain focused on the American people,” Scott closed.
The Honorable Tim Scott is a U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Since his election in 2012, he has launched his Opportunity Agenda, a new way forward including robust initiatives that give our students and workers the greatest chance to succeed. His agenda will empower Americans through economic freedom and high-quality education. This includes tax reform to increase economic freedom and expanding school choice so every child has a chance at a quality education. Senator Scott is also working to find ways to help redevelop our poorest areas without pushing current residents out, to bring down energy costs that consume a quarter of after-tax income for families making $30,000 or less, and to ensure that those who want to attend college can do so without incurring debilitating debt. Senator Scott also continues his work to get our national spending under control. In his first hundred days, he worked with colleagues to introduce a Balanced Budget Amendment.
CPAC is taking place March 6-8, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values.
CPAC 2014 – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
The Honorable Marco Rubio, United States Senator for Florida and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, speaking at CPAC 2014 on March 6th, 2014.
CPAC 2014 – U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)
The Honorable Mike Lee, United States Senator for Utah, speaking at CPAC 2014 on March 6th, 2014.
CPAC 2014 – Dan Bongino, former U.S. Secret Service Agent and Author
Dan Bongino, former U.S. Secret Service Agent, author of “Life Inside the Bubble”, and Republican candidate for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District speaks at CPAC 2014 on March 6, 2014.
FORMER AMBASSADOR JOHN BOLTON’S TAKE ON FOREIGN POLICY: “THE BIGGEST THREAT TO OUR NATIONAL SECURITY IS BARACK OBAMA”
Former Ambassador John Bolton addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
A leading foreign policy expert, Bolton said, “The biggest threat to our national security is Barack Obama.The Democrat Party no longer has a national security plan…ignoring threats to our national security is the Obama Doctrine.”
He reviewed the various threats around our globe, including nuclear proliferation in Iran and North Korea. “We’re not going to get peace through weakness,” he said, in regards to the Russia situation.
He encouraged the audience to remember the conservative policies and victories of Ronald Reagan.
CPAC 2014 - Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ)
Washington, D.C. – Today, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
“We’ve got to start talking about what we’re for and not what we’re against. The reason for that is very simple…our ideas are better than their ideas.”
“Governors are about getting things done, about making government work and about keeping government out of peoples lives.” He highlighted the work of fellow Republican governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Synder of Michigan, and Rick Scott of Florida, stating “Republican governors have stood up and done things, not just talked about them.”
“The most dangerous ten feet in Washington is between anyone who wants to start talking and a camera,” he said in reference to a Washington full of talk and little action.
Addressing the joblessness and frustration with President Obama, he exclaimed, “If that’s your attitude Mr. President, then what the hell are we paying you for…Leadership is about getting in and getting something done, not to just stand on the sidelines.”
“So when we say that we’re pro-life, that doesn’t mean we are pro-life when they’re in the womb, but pro-life all their life.”
GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL: “I’M ABSOLUTELY CONVINCED OUR BEST DAYS ARE AHEAD OF US”
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
“Essential to the American dream is to ensure every student has a good education,” said Governor Jindal. “We have to make the dollars follow the child instead of the child follow the dollars.”
He went on to talk about how parents make the best decisions. “Who can be against giving parents choices? Eric Holder and President Obama.”
Jindal went on to speak out against the expansive federal government and declared the President’s assault on the American Dream as wrong.
“We’ve got a government so big it is infringing on our religious freedoms,” in which he highlighted the Hobby Lobby case and the Robertson family of the hit TV show Duck Dynasty.
“This great country didn’t create religious liberty and freedom. Religious liberty and freedom created this great country,” he said.
“I’m absolutely convinced our best days are ahead of us, not behind us. The genius of the founding fathers was to trust the people,” he stated in his closing remarks.