Practicing Christians can smell, feel and hear falsehood and are not easily fooled by its sly pretense and slick lack of authenticity. Truthfulness and sincerity do matter.
Ted Cruz made a huge error when he decided to enter the ring of dirty politics by lying about other candidates stance on issues and deliberately tweeting falsehoods at the Iowa caucus for a win. Evangelical Cruz should know, a victory won through deceitful tactics is no victory at all.
As a result of Ted’s unethical leadership on the campaign trail, social media sites have turned into hotbeds of Evangelical hell, with many Cruz supporters hurling one damaging and degrading insult after another to any soul who happens to stand in the way of their fictitious stories. Especially insulting is when bands of Evangelicals team up to divinely dissect and debunk another persons Christian faith and values just because they are not supporters of their anointed candidate Ted Cruz! Granted, every candidate has their foul mouthed loser supporters, but is it not important that Evangelicals, the supposed heart and soul of Ted’s campaign, set a good Christian example?
Why has Cruz allowed supporter Glenn Beck to advocate blasphemous measures like fasting during lent for Ted Cruz (false idol anyone?) or to slander Trump supporters by calling them racist “Brownshirts,” Hitler’s notorious paramilitary group, or likening Trump supporters to Ferguson protestors, or to proclaim that God allowed Antonin Scalia to die in order to boost Cruz’s standing? Ted’s silence on these matters speaks volumes of a leader who cannot or will not lead. It is time for the preachers son Ted to rise above the decay, reign in his heckler, holier- than- thou campaign spokespeople and supporters and insist they take the moral high road!
Cruz’s devout supporters have illustrated to many Americans exactly why our forefathers wisely advocated for the separation of church and state, a Constitutional concept emphasizing that the use of religion by political leaders for their own ends would present a danger to both the faithful and to the peace of society. It should come as no surprise to anyone following the Cruz Evangelical illusion that Ted Cruz’s religious background actually does NOT advocate for the separation of church and state! Quite the opposite!
Ted Cruz’s father is Rafael Bienvenido Cruz, a self-described preacher, public speaker and director of the Purifying Fire International ministry, a ministry with no working web site or phone number, and who according to the the Wall Street Journal is an acting surrogate and Ted’s powerful weapon for the fierce battle to gain the vote of the religious right. Rafael has made more public appearances on behalf of Cruz than anyone but the candidate himself.
Rafael Cruz left the Roman Catholic Church in 1975 and became an Evangelical Southern Baptist after having a “born-again” experience. Both Rafael and Ted Cruz are members of a strict fundamentalist branch of the Southern Baptist church with deep roots in Dominionism and Charismatic Pentecostalism. Both Cruz’s believe that fundamentalist Christian leaders should take over the state and make the goals and laws of the nation “Biblical” based on THEIR interpretation of the Bible. Dominionists believe they are engaged in an epic battle against the forces of Satan and have anointed themselves as agents of God who alone know God’s will. They sanctify their rage. They seek total cultural and political domination, and in the pursuit of their truth have no moral constraints.” (Sound familiar?)
At the New Beginnings Church in Irving Texas in August of 2012, Rafael Cruz delivered a sermon where he described his son’s senatorial campaign as taking place within a context where Christian “kings” were anointed to preside over an “end-time transfer of wealth from wicked people to the righteous.” Cruz then urged the congregation to “tithe mightily” to achieve that result, a ploy by the Charismatic movement to get people to tithe at higher levels. It is interesting to note that ‘Americans United for Values’ questioned the Cruz’s after their tax returns showed they contributed less than 1% of their income to charity between 2006 and 2010. Rafael Cruz also indicated that his son Ted is among the Evangelical Christians who are anointed as “kings” to take control of all sectors of society, an agenda commonly referred to as the “Seven Mountains” mandate and to bring about an ‘End Time’ transfer of wealth.
While most Dominionists would say they favor the Constitution, and merely seek to restore it to the original intentions of the founders, in fact, their views are profoundly anti-democratic. In the Dominionist worldview, ‘biblically incorrect’ people and those with different religious views are second-class citizens, so Dominionists are in favor of reducing or eliminating the legal standing of those who do not share their views. Rafael Cruz stated during an interview conducted by the Christian Post in 2014 that “I think we cannot separate politics and religion; they are interrelated. They’ve always been interrelated.” For Rafael Cruz, the only legitimate government is one that operates according to his theological views and the only righteous Christian is the Evangelical Christian who is “Biblically correct,” according to his interpretation.
Even more troubling than the Cruz ties to Dominionism, however, are their political ties! Ted was a Bush lawyer who helped tally the “chips” in Florida that helped George W Bush get elected, and his wife Heidi was a Goldman Sachs/Council on Foreign Relations/Bush advisor who also happened to co-write the CFR’s blueprint for the North American Union. Heidi was a member of the CFR-sponsored “Independent Task Force on the Future of North America, which was launched in October of 2004, a Task Force that advocates for greater economic and social integration between Canada, Mexico and the United States as a “North American” region! Is that why Ted Cruz did not give up his citizenship with Canada until 2014 after the Dallas News called attention to his dual citizenship?
Prior to government service, Ms. Cruz was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan in New York City. Heidi then became an energy investment banker with Merrill Lynch in Houston, Texas and served in the Bush White House under Dr. Condoleezza Rice as the Economic Director for the Western Hemisphere at the National Security Council, as the Director of the Latin America Office at the U.S. Treasury Department, and as Special Assistant to Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, U.S. Trade Representative.
Robert B Zoellick has a resume a mile long and includes positions at the World Trade Organization, The Council on Foreign Relations, the infamous Trilateral Commission, (PNAC) The Project for the New American Century (Neo-Con Ground ZERO) Global Trade, Climate Change, World Bank Group and Lower Carbon Growth.
Robert Zoellick was also vice chairman of Goldman Sachs from (2006-2007) and is currently chairman of its international advisory board and Goldman Sachs is the fifth largest contributor to Ted Cruz! Heidi is presently on leave from her position as managing director of Goldman Sachs’s Houston office, while she helps Ted manage his campaign. Zoellick, the man leading the charge for a New North America centered around oil rich energy may be the reason why Ted, while campaigning in Iowa, could not support ethanol subsidies even if he wanted to! Cruz’s first allegiance is to his oil and gas pushing friend and Heidi’s boss Zoellick!
Well God Bless Robert Zoellick and Goldman Sachs!
Pictured above this post is Ted Cruz having an audience with one of the directors of the secretive Bilderberg group, Henry Kissinger, a photo Cruz uploaded to his Facebook page on January 29th where he stated he was “Honored to share a few moments with Dr. Kissinger and hear his thoughts on the challenges facing our nation.” This years Bilderberg guest list indicates that Cruz buddies Kissinger and Zoellick must have had a lot to talk about in this campaign year!
Although Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign at Liberty University, Evangelical President of Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr. enthusiastically endorsed Donald Trump’s campaign for president. Falwell spoke of his father’s support for Ronald Reagan in the 1980’s, an affiliation that was controversial in some evangelical circles because Reagan’s opponent in the 1980 election was then-president Jimmy Carter, a devout Southern Baptist. When Falwell’s father walked into the voting booth,” he wasn’t electing a Sunday school teacher or a pastor or even a president who shared his theological beliefs; he was electing the president of the United States with the talents, abilities and experience required to lead a nation.” “After all, Jimmy Carter was a great Sunday school teacher, but look at what happened to our nation with him in the presidency. Sorry.”
And we now know, Ted Cruz is a lot more than the sweet-talkin’ son of a preacher man, and everything is not alright.