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The Next Big Star from Florida? Byron Donalds - Surprise Endorsement by Naples News
http://www.marconews.com/news/2012/jul/22/editorial-a-newcomer-rises-to-the-challenge/?partner=yahoo_feeds ^

Posted on 07/22/2012 4:56:36 PM PDT by Amish

Southwest Florida Republicans have two of them in the primary race for U.S. House District 19, now held by Connie Mack IV, R-Fort Myers, who is running for U.S. Senate.

Voters have a chance for a fresh slate with a seat that is open for the first time in eight years. We recommend that they make the most of that opportunity by choosing a political newcomer who can be a leader in Washington as well as locally.

Byron Donalds, 33, of Naples rises above a field that includes three veteran public servants, including the son of Mack's predecessor. Voters at forums are drawn to him rather than the status quo.

Donalds exudes humility, a dedication to public service and respect for the office.

He demonstrates a grasp of the details of the issues that make this contest important. He knows why it's important to corral federal spending and develop strong policies on job creation, health care and immigration.

When he talks, people listen.

(Excerpt) Read more at marconews.com ...


TOPICS: Florida; Campaign News; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: byrondonalds; naplesdailynews
Running for the Congressional seat of Connie Mack (who is running for the Senate). He's won 5 straw polls (four by landslides)and now gets the Naples Daily News endorsement.

Listen to his interview at:

http://www.naplesnews.com/videos/detail/election-2012-byron-donalds-congress-district-14/

He is a really impressive young man!! Does not have the cash of his opponents, so visit his web page and donate!

http://www.byrondonalds.com/

1 posted on 07/22/2012 4:56:47 PM PDT by Amish
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To: Amish
Since 1977, our government has been talking about energy independence. The time for talk is over. Our entire nation can unite behind a Vision of energy independence, and this can be achieved in not 100 but perhaps in 20 years, and then maintained for the long term.

Energy independence bump

2 posted on 07/22/2012 5:10:25 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Amish

The Naples Daily News would never endorse a true Constitutional Conservative which is why Donalds got the endorsement rather than the more deserving Trey Radel.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 5:30:34 PM PDT by PatriotKathy
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To: Clintonfatigued; Impy; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; no dems; Kaslin; perfect_rovian_storm; ...

New blood opportunity.


4 posted on 07/22/2012 6:07:16 PM PDT by randita (Either the politicians fix our fiscal insanity, or the markets will.)
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To: PatriotKathy

Give me examples why Trey is more deserving!
Is it because he mismanaged his campaign and had to pay $10,000 to get on the ballot? The other candidates got the proper amount of signatures. But not Trey! Who was in charge of getting the signatures? If he can’t be careful of his campaign money, how is he supposed to manage tax payer money? What about him mismanaging his “domain name” business. He said he didn’t know his “employees”were buying and selling inappropriate, porn domain names. He didn’t know??? Who was managing “them”. According to records he didn’t have employees.
So he is more deserving? Stop listening to the “Trey” hype. Open your eyes and ears! Do your research and you will see why Byron is truly the best candidate!


5 posted on 07/22/2012 10:19:28 PM PDT by Luvourcountry
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To: randita; Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy

I admit to knowing nothing about any of our candidates in that district including Chauncey Goss. Goss’s son running to succeed Mack’s son? That’s just too rich.


6 posted on 07/23/2012 6:44:47 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: randita; Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy

So I went to this guy’s site. The first thing I saw was an endorsement from Herman Cain.

This was a chance to elect a Black Republican that I was previously unaware of.


7 posted on 07/23/2012 6:48:52 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

According to OpenSecrets, it is practically a three-way tie in the money game between Trey Radel (a talk show host), Gary Aubuchon (a State Rep) and Chauncey Goss (occupation listed as “consultant”), with each having at or above $400k. Byron Donalds is in a distant fifth with just $100k. The Dems aren’t contesting this seat with anyone serious, as the only Dem, James Roach, has just $46k.


8 posted on 07/23/2012 7:21:44 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; randita; BillyBoy

We’ve had bad luck with black conservatives in GOP primaries this year (with Michael Williams’s failure to make the run-off in TX-25 being particularly heartbreaking), but if Byron Donalds can finish first in this multi-candidate primary he will be a shoo-in in the general election. Congressman Tim Scott is also a shoo-in, and I would give Congressman Allen West strong odds to be reelected and Mayor Mia Love even odds to knock off Matheson in UT-04. The only other possibility to add to our number of black Republicans in Congress is Mayor Vernon Parker in AZ-09, a newly created, very competitive district.


9 posted on 07/23/2012 5:41:26 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; randita; BillyBoy

We’ve had bad luck with black conservatives in GOP primaries this year (with Michael Williams’s failure to make the run-off in TX-25 being particularly heartbreaking), but if Byron Donalds can finish first in this multi-candidate primary he will be a shoo-in in the general election. Congressman Tim Scott is also a shoo-in, and I would give Congressman Allen West strong odds to be reelected and Mayor Mia Love even odds to knock off Matheson in UT-04. The only other possibility to add to our number of black Republicans in Congress is Mayor Vernon Parker in AZ-09, a newly created, very competitive district.


10 posted on 07/23/2012 5:41:26 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; randita; Amish

It’s sounds like he could use some Benjamins.

Cain should be a help with that.


11 posted on 07/24/2012 11:51:42 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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