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Bush family political heir is shipping off to war
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Posted on 10/26/2009 8:04:42 PM PDT by newbie2008

George P. Bush, or "P" as he's known to some, is thought to be the biggest hope for a fourth generation of Bush family political leaders, with some suggesting that he might run for statewide office in Texas at some point in the next four to eight years. But, as The Daily Beast points out today, any future George P. Bush political ambitions will have to be put on hold as his Navy Reserve unit is set to be deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan in the coming weeks.

Lt. Junior Grade Bush, 33, joined the Navy Reserve in 2007 as an intelligence officer. The Navy recently told him, like thousands of others, that the two ongoing wars required him to go active-duty overseas, potentially in Iraq or Afghanistan. "It's been communicated to me that it's not a question of 'if,' it's a question of 'when,'" Bush told The Daily Beast. "It's just a matter of time." Bush, who said that he was inspired by the service of his grandfather George H.W. Bush as well as former NFL star Pat Tillman, signed up for an eight-year term in the Navy Reserve in 2007. When word got out about his enlistment, Bush told Politico that he was "disappointed" as he'd intended to keep it under wraps, saying, "I was hoping to keep this as confidential as possible. I'm not doing it for political purposes or anything along those lines." However, prior to his joining some opponents of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan roundly criticized the Bush administration for the Bush family's lack of service in the war effort,

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1 posted on 10/26/2009 8:04:42 PM PDT by newbie2008
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To: newbie2008

NEVER AGAIN.


2 posted on 10/26/2009 8:05:29 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

WHO YOU WON'T VOTE FOR

3 posted on 10/26/2009 8:06:49 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Well, this one, I might consider.


4 posted on 10/26/2009 8:07:08 PM PDT by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: norge

No Way!


5 posted on 10/26/2009 8:07:55 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: newbie2008

Technically, it’s Jeb’s turn. But I wouldn’t mind skipping ahead to George P.


6 posted on 10/26/2009 8:08:31 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: newbie2008

How many georges are in that family anyway?


7 posted on 10/26/2009 8:10:24 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: gaijin

Not guilty.


8 posted on 10/26/2009 8:11:16 PM PDT by randita (Chains you can bereave in.)
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To: newbie2008; All

I supported and still support President Bush. It’s too bad that some people feel the need to trash him the moment they have an opportunity, as if we are to believe these trashers could have juggled the tasks at hand better than President Bush.

I don’t know enough about “P” to form a decision either way, but I pray that God blesses him as he ships out to serve this nation.


9 posted on 10/26/2009 8:12:50 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: buccaneer81

I know, I know. But I will watch with interest. Hey maybe Senator.


10 posted on 10/26/2009 8:14:07 PM PDT by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: La Lydia

“Technically, it’s Jeb’s turn.”

No, we don’t have royalty. But kudos to George P.


11 posted on 10/26/2009 8:15:09 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Waste and fraud are synonymous with gov't spending)
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To: KJC1

He will always be my favorite President. I was too stupid to appreciate Reagan.

Pray for America and Our Troops


12 posted on 10/26/2009 8:15:18 PM PDT by bray (Hope and Corruption)
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To: gaijin
Sorry, I don't understand your statement. I have a deep respect for any man or woman who wears the uniform of the United States. Must have been the 28 years I wore mine, or the 35 years that my father wore his that instills that respect. Now what the young 'George P. Bush' does while wearing that uniform is up to him.

- Traveler

13 posted on 10/26/2009 8:16:26 PM PDT by Traveler59 (Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: newbie2008
Let em wreck the other party.

SR and Jr destroyed much of Reagan's legacy.

What a tragedy.

14 posted on 10/26/2009 8:18:37 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (A woman will be the next President; I hope it's Palin instead of HRC.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

I guess your sarcasm radar isn’t up and running tonight.


15 posted on 10/26/2009 8:18:50 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia
Are you kidding? That's how Dole was the nominee. If you believe in this "his turn" crap, be prepared for Romney or Huckabee.

I'll be at the Australian consulate getting my visa.

16 posted on 10/26/2009 8:19:01 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: KJC1

I totally agree with what you have written—and may God watch over him and all our troops, who are more than ever in harm’s way as the obammy dawdles about leaving them hanging out to die.


17 posted on 10/26/2009 8:21:36 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Traveler59

W was in the national guard —do you think that was sufficient to make him a good, conservative prez? Are you out of your mind?

How many times do you have to have the chair whisked out from under you?

This is an elite political dynasty we’re dealing with, and they have OBLIGATIONS.

Military service is dandy! But are you naive enough to think this was not a POLITICAL ACT...?


18 posted on 10/26/2009 8:22:32 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: randita

LOL


19 posted on 10/26/2009 8:23:49 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: newbie2008
No more bushes.
20 posted on 10/26/2009 8:24:31 PM PDT by org.whodat (Vote: Chuck De Vore in 2012.)
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To: buccaneer81

Hello? The lights are on, but is anyone home? There is this way of communicating called “irony.” And sarcasm. Do people really have to mark their sarcastic comments with little “sarc” faces? Or what? The word “technically” didn’t strike you as strange? Do you really think I would join FR to advocate a hereditary monarchy in our country?


21 posted on 10/26/2009 8:26:50 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

LOL! I thought you were serious too!


22 posted on 10/26/2009 8:29:59 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Overproduction;, one of the five top worries of the American farmer.)
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To: newbie2008

NO MORE... NEVER AGAIN!

LLS


23 posted on 10/26/2009 8:30:31 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: gaijin
Strange, the number of Guardsmen (and women) while in Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and other countries that I've worked with is quite substantial. And I've always found their dedication to the mission and the task at hand very professional.

- Traveler

24 posted on 10/26/2009 8:31:05 PM PDT by Traveler59 (Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: KJC1

Amen to both.

W kept this Country safe for eight years.


25 posted on 10/26/2009 8:31:22 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: newbie2008

I can’t believe I’m reading this at FR. We spend all this mindshare (rightfully) blasting away at the Kennedy’s for their elitism, and all the inappropriateness of dynasty for the USA, and then here we see some straight teeth in a flashed smile, and we CHUCK ALL THAT OUT THE WINDOW...?

That’s extremely foolish and smacks of self-hating, obsequious followership.

Like some kind of faithful but pitiful beast, pushing endlessly away on a yoke, just grateful at the end of the day for a bag of grain.

DISGUSTING...!

Because of the Ronaldus Maximus imprimateur I got fooled by H. —shame on me. Then W. came along and the machine went into overdrive, shrieking about how junior here (W) was “DIFFERENT FROM DAD” —oh yeah, suuuuure, HEEEEEE’s a conservative right?

WRONG!

NEVER AGAIN....

FAKE CONSERVATIVE DETECTOR NEEDLE PEGGING & NOW BURIED INTO THE RED!


26 posted on 10/26/2009 8:31:53 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Is this the one they call Prescott? The one who, when he was a teenager, was briefly arrested for “getting it on” in a car in a parking lot at the mall?


27 posted on 10/26/2009 8:32:09 PM PDT by Palladin (The Obama Administration: "A Czar Too Far")
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To: newbie2008
George P. Bush, or "P" as he's known to some, is thought to be the biggest hope for a fourth generation of Bush family

What is with these freaks that want a Bush dynasty?

28 posted on 10/26/2009 8:33:20 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: newbie2008

This young man is a patriot, a class act, and a credit to his family and his country.

Many on this thread should be ashamed of their crass comments about a man who has volunteered to go to war.


29 posted on 10/26/2009 8:34:56 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Finalapproach29er

Bush wasn’t perfect but neither was Reagan. George Bush did stand tall while most of the world flung feces at him. Although he could have been more conservetive we could have done a lot worse. I understand the hatred from the other side but I just don’t get it from the right. A lot of people act like we would have been better off with Gore or Kerry. That’s crazy.


30 posted on 10/26/2009 8:35:05 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Waste and fraud are synonymous with gov't spending)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
"No, we don’t have royalty. But kudos to George P."

Amen.

31 posted on 10/26/2009 8:36:43 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: gaijin

Remember when Bush’s nephew campaigned in Mexico?

Gezzzz


32 posted on 10/26/2009 8:37:06 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: Jedidah

this is not about military service —that’s GREAT.

This is about whether folks would vote for a T-H-I-R-D George Bush 4 prez.

That is COMPLETELY NUTS.

Oh wait— THIS is the guy who will enforce our borders..?!?!?!!?


33 posted on 10/26/2009 8:37:40 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: newbie2008
some opponents of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan roundly criticized the Bush administration for the Bush family's lack of service in the war effort,

And those Obama girls need to get that H1N1 vaccine.

34 posted on 10/26/2009 8:39:42 PM PDT by rabidralph (http://www.thealaskafundtrust.com/ http://www.sarahpac.com)
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To: KJC1

I agree with you. President Bush was a fine president especially considering what we have in there now.

I pray for George P as well. I’d feel a whole lot better for him if his commander-in-chief were still his uncle though.


35 posted on 10/26/2009 8:40:02 PM PDT by ClarenceThomasfan (President Bush will go down as one of our greatest presidents (next to Ronald Reagan))
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To: newbie2008

We’ll see. Personally, I think it might be funny that the first Latino and second Catholic President might be named George Prescott Bush.


36 posted on 10/26/2009 8:43:32 PM PDT by Lou Budvis (There is no alternative. - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Shadowstrike; KJC1
W kept this Country safe for eight years.

He did?

Tell that to the hundreds of thousands of the family members of American victims that have suffered at the hands of thousands of illegal aliens violent criminals, that have murdered, raped, shoot, robbed, burglarized, maimed and injure 10,000 Americans every year.

37 posted on 10/26/2009 8:44:52 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: Lou Budvis

He will come under IMMENSE political pressure to SHOW how latin he is, and they’ll call him all manner of white stuff until he just throws the border wide open —even further than it is now.

VERY VERY SIMPLE.


38 posted on 10/26/2009 8:46:20 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Traveler59

And their blood just is as red. There deaths just as sorrowful. I wish him well. He is setting out to do a lot more than a lot of us pounding away on our keyboards. I’m thankful for people like you and him.


39 posted on 10/26/2009 8:50:20 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Waste and fraud are synonymous with gov't spending)
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To: newbie2008

Dan Rather III will say this never happened thirty years from now.


40 posted on 10/26/2009 8:52:53 PM PDT by gusty
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To: newbie2008

Looks like P, is angling to compete with”D” some election cycle in the future?...

As in Duncan D Hunter.


41 posted on 10/26/2009 8:55:00 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (2012: Repeal it all... All of it!)
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To: dragnet2

Terrible thing to happen true, but lets see no more buildings BLOWN UP.

No Malls BLOWN UP.

No Sarin Gas RELEASED.

However, all this remains a possibility under OBAMA, Mr. Nobel Peace Prize who hasn’t done anything but sink our Country deeper into debt, and is piling even more onto it.

I’d take W in a heartbeat.


42 posted on 10/26/2009 8:56:14 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: dragnet2

This is he.


43 posted on 10/26/2009 8:56:58 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: newbie2008

Dear “P”, please marry a nice Afghan woman and never return to the States. Thank you.


44 posted on 10/26/2009 9:00:20 PM PDT by oldvike
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To: newbie2008

Maybe Iraq, but is Afghanistan a likely destination for a Navy Reserve unit? Afghanistan is landlocked. Are there a lot of Navy Reservists serving on the ground there in some sort of extraordinary capacity?


45 posted on 10/26/2009 9:05:26 PM PDT by irishjuggler
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To: irishjuggler

“Lt. Junior Grade Bush, 33, joined the Navy Reserve in 2007 as an intelligence officer”

I would not be surprised if there were.


46 posted on 10/26/2009 9:23:09 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Waste and fraud are synonymous with gov't spending)
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To: gaijin

No thanks. No more Bush’s. GW could ahve been really good but he lost me when he pushed amnesty with McCain. He also gave up at the end. Sad.


47 posted on 10/26/2009 9:32:41 PM PDT by Frantzie
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To: dragnet2

Wait a minute, who decided we were ‘freaks’, you? Excuse me, am I wrong? All my life I thought anyone who was qualified according to the “Constitution” could run for the office and possibly win! Did that change when some members of the same family wanted to run and win? Is it illegal for some members of the same family to aspire to that goal? When did that change? Good Lord! If he wants to run, he can if he wants!

Does he have to ask for your permission first? No, he doesn’t! If you don’t want to vote for him or support him, that’s your right. What you don’t have is the right to deny an American citizen the right to run for president if they are qualified! Furthermore, whether you like it or not, you definitely don’t have the right to dictate to other people on here about who to support/vote for! No one on here needs your permission either!

A freak indeed.....grrr...


48 posted on 10/26/2009 10:31:55 PM PDT by dsutah
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To: oldvike

Uhmm... Did he do something personally to you? He hasn’t run for anything yet, didn’t you notice? Why does he have to stay in Afghanistan? There might be a problem with that; he would be a bigamist. He’s already taken, like-married!


49 posted on 10/26/2009 10:44:36 PM PDT by dsutah
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To: newbie2008

I thought we fought a war to do away with monarchy! What is the deal that every politician’s relative thinks they ought to be in a position of power, too. What a great gravy train this is.


50 posted on 10/26/2009 11:04:12 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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