Senator Ted Cruz addressed a welcoming crowd at the NRA Convention today. He begins immediately with Dianne Feinstein and goes on to prove that she actually isn’t more than a “6th grader,” then gives three facts about Barack Obama and violent crime. Great speech from a Great Statesman from the Senator from the Great State of Texas.
Here’s a snippet:
“We have to do everything we can to save the lives of the innocent among us to stop violent crime. Everyone of us here is a son or daughter, is a brother or sister, is a father or mother. Everyone of us here has been horrified by acts of violence and madness by deranged individuals that would take the lives of the innocents among us, and yet in terms of how you actually stop violent crime, the President is fond of using emotion and unfortunately disregarding the facts.”
“I want to point out to you three facts that President Obama consistently refuses to address:”
“Fact No. 1 – The Obama administration has not made it a priority to prosecute felons and fugitives who attempt to illegally purchase guns. In the year 2010 over 48,000 felons and fugitives tried to illegally buy guns. Out of that 48,000, the Obama Justice Department prosecuted fourty-four. Fourty-four out of 48,000. That’s just not acceptable.”
“Fact No. 2 – Under President Obama gun crime prosecution – prosecuting those use guns in the commission of a crime, has decreased 30 percent. And you know, the President Obama’s hometown of Chicago, which is ravaged by violent crime ranks dead last in prosecuting gun crime.”
“Fact No 3 – President Obama cut over $300M in funding from school safety…”
For the rest of the story, see the video below, and The Lonely Conservative has more in transcript form.