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Editorial: We recommend Bush in GOP race for land commissioner ("minimally experienced")
Dallas Morning News ^ | 2/11/14 | Editorial Board

Posted on 02/13/2014 6:38:29 AM PST by jimbo123

As Texas land commissioner, Jerry Patterson was a staunchly conservative, hard-charging powerhouse. We didn’t always agree with him, but he commanded respect. Too bad, now that he’s running for lieutenant governor, the GOP primary doesn’t boast a candidate of similar caliber. Voters must choose between the minimally experienced George P. Bush and his tea party opponent, David Watts. In this race, Bush is the better choice.

The 37-year-old energy consultant no doubt benefits from his family’s political dynasty. But Bush told us that, while he respects his family, his persuasiveness on the campaign trail is what will sway voters toward him.

Although his answers sometimes reflect a lack of depth, we like others, such as his ideas for bringing in third-party auditors to ensure that the General Land Office is running as efficiently as it can, especially in regard to the administration of Veterans Land Board programs.

The job would stretch Bush’s management background. The General Land Office has 620 staffers, oversees veterans housing and manages millions of acres of state holdings.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bushdynasty; bushroyalfamily; carpetbagger; georgepbush; hispandering; houseofbush; houseofsaud; nomorebushes; stalker
minimally experienced George P. Bush?

lack of depth?

stretch Bush’s management background?

Not a ringing endorsement...

1 posted on 02/13/2014 6:38:29 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

If his name wasn’t Bush, he wouldn’t be elected to dog catcher. No more Bushes, ever!


2 posted on 02/13/2014 6:40:28 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Still though millions of TX Repubicans revere the Bush name, but no one really knows why.


3 posted on 02/13/2014 6:41:22 AM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: jimbo123

If he were a democrat, he could be president.


4 posted on 02/13/2014 6:41:23 AM PST by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

It’s also clear by this editorial the Dallas newspaper will endorse the democrat in the general election.


5 posted on 02/13/2014 6:41:26 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

6 posted on 02/13/2014 6:42:06 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: jimbo123

Go David Watts ! Stay out da Bushes !


7 posted on 02/13/2014 6:42:12 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: jimbo123
In this race, Bush is the better choice.

Ha haaaaa! For whom?

Oh. Right. His DemocRAT opponent.

8 posted on 02/13/2014 6:44:37 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jimbo123

No mas Arbustos!


9 posted on 02/13/2014 6:44:57 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: jimbo123

you should hear the ad’s he is running here in Texas.

This is George P Bush and I will do everything in my power to fight abortion, cut taxes, and repeal Obamacare if you elect me .... Texas Land Commissioner?

lol

what the heck does Texas Land Commissioner have to do with abortion and Obamacare? Does he REALLY think people are that dumb?


10 posted on 02/13/2014 6:45:13 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: wolfpat

George P is definitely following the Obama playbook of racial pandering and a fawning media to cover up his utter lack of any type of leadership and real world experience.


11 posted on 02/13/2014 6:48:20 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

“It’s also clear by this editorial the Dallas newspaper will endorse the democrat in the general election.”

Editorial not needed.

It’s a paper from your typically corrupt liberal MSM.

No education, journalism degrees, and a computer terminal.

Of COURSE they’ll endorse the dim-bulb-crat.


12 posted on 02/13/2014 6:48:51 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: TexasFreeper2009
This is George P Bush and I will do everything in my power to fight abortion, cut taxes, and repeal Obamacare if you elect me .... Texas Land Commissioner?

I thought it was parody ad at first, couldn't be real, had to be from his opponent.

13 posted on 02/13/2014 6:50:20 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: jimbo123
We recommend Bush in GOP race for land commissioner

We don't.

No dynasties.

No more Bushes!

We recommend you support David Watts for TX Land Commissioner.

14 posted on 02/13/2014 6:50:49 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: Texas Eagle

You got it.


15 posted on 02/13/2014 6:52:15 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: jimbo123

This is the insanity that the Revolution was supposed to end, dynastic rule is repulsive. Somebody needs to show some restraint and recognize that life is unfair and sometimes you’re family name can bar you from some occupations.


16 posted on 02/13/2014 6:53:10 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Does he REALLY think people are that dumb?”

According to some fellow Republicans they are voting for Bush and the fact that he is not qualified has absolutely nothing to do with it. Yes, they really are that dumb.


17 posted on 02/13/2014 6:58:44 AM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: All

Related:

Is George P. Bush padding his resume?

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3120790/posts


18 posted on 02/13/2014 7:04:12 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Stay out...the Bushes!!!!!


19 posted on 02/13/2014 7:20:58 AM PST by ontap
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To: jimbo123; txhurl; Texas Fossil; BuckeyeTexan; Buckeye McFrog; texas booster; West Texas Chuck; ...

In America the unqualified gravitate toward politics to learn their management skills.

Just look around and tally up how many of our sorry “Professional Politicians” have never had to:
*work for a private company
* meet a payroll deadline,
*supervise more that 7 people,
*fire an employee,
*or save more than a year of their salary.

B. Hussein Soetoro-Obama was chosen by the Democrat voter BECAUSE he had NO management skills, and HE BUILT OBAMACARE.

We, the taxpayers, have paid for the “on the job training” of the politicians we choose how to spend our tax money that WE work for.

Yeah, shame on the politicians and all that chest-beating, but remember that WE were the ones who put them in power in the first place!

GPB is asking us to pay for his “on the job training.”

WE should be asking him to first GET A PRIVATE JOB first.

BTW, Mrs. Bill Clinton, “The most admired Woman in America,” in one of her early jobs was fired by her boss for lying, among other things, when she was a Lawyer at the Watergate Scandal Hearings.

Get a REAL job Georgie P., get a job!

Georgie P, come back when you have a solid resume’ proving that you are worthy of spending our hard-earned tax dollars, and we will then have a “chat.”


20 posted on 02/13/2014 7:26:44 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: jimbo123

what if his last name was Crumpercake, would he still have their support?? Would he even be a contender for public office?? I presume the answer to both would likely be no. Time to stop this Bush dynasty crap.


21 posted on 02/13/2014 7:31:45 AM PST by drypowder
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To: jimbo123

Translation: Vote for someone with no qualifications except that he’s not backed by the TEA Party.

Fortunately, very few Texans are influenced by the big-city papers,all of which are liberal rags and out of touch with voters.


22 posted on 02/13/2014 7:32:20 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Paine in the Neck

I would support Charles Manson over a Bush


23 posted on 02/13/2014 7:40:01 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; y'all

BTTT!!

Go Watts...stay out da Bushes, y’all!


24 posted on 02/13/2014 7:45:07 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: jimbo123

Stop the Magnet endorses: http://www.stopthemagnet.com/candidate-page/david-watts-candidate-for-texas-land-commissioner


25 posted on 02/13/2014 7:46:15 AM PST by magna carta
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To: jimbo123

Informed voters recommend David Watts.


26 posted on 02/13/2014 7:47:38 AM PST by SUSSA
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To: Grams A
Does he REALLY think people are that dumb?”

Actually, he's never given that a thought. People are such stand-patters.

27 posted on 02/13/2014 7:48:46 AM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: Graewoulf

Georgie P has the same resume Andrew Cuomo has - born on third and thinks he hit a triple... Same resume Chelsea Clinton used to get a job with CNN...


28 posted on 02/13/2014 7:49:42 AM PST by GOPJ ( America's drifting into totalitarianism because of left's exploitation of social failures.Greenfie)
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To: txrefugee

No, they don’t subscribe to as many newspapers as they once did, but given the choice between a Bush and an unknown, they will go with the Bush every time.


29 posted on 02/13/2014 7:50:03 AM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: jimbo123
I would bet that GPB has more relevant experience and common-sense for Land Commissioner than Obama had when he ran for President of the United States!
30 posted on 02/13/2014 7:54:07 AM PST by TruthFactor (Tag-free, for now.)
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To: GOPJ

Yup.

As long as the Low Information Voter falls for the con-artists who run to feed at the public trough, we, the tax payers, will pay, pay, and pay - - - - .


31 posted on 02/13/2014 8:04:16 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: TruthFactor; jimbo123

I would bet that GPB has more relevant experience and common-sense for Land Commissioner than Obama had when he ran for President of the United States!
*********************

Okay. So, what’s your point?


32 posted on 02/13/2014 8:46:33 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: jimbo123
"minimally experienced"

LOL! Maybe Chelsea Clinton will run as his Democrat Party opponent.

I guess Texans will take whatever their Royal political "leadership" shove down their throats...
33 posted on 02/13/2014 9:05:29 AM PST by indthkr
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To: Theodore R.
Still though millions of TX Repubicans revere the Bush name, but no one really knows why.

Texans don't revere the Bush name. They still have a fondness for GW Bush because he was a good and decent man who loves his country.

Don't fool yourself that we conservatives supported his policies and performance as President. We didn't, but we don't dislike the man.

34 posted on 02/13/2014 10:36:10 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Theodore R.
given the choice between a Bush and an unknown, they will go with the Bush every time.

And you don't seem to disagree with that at all. As a matter of fact, you seem to be pushing that view on FR, with every post. Even your tagline promotes a win by the establishment.

35 posted on 02/13/2014 11:50:23 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: indthkr
I guess Texans will take whatever their Royal political "leadership" shove down their throats.

Oh? Just like we accepted the RINO establishment's candidate in the last US Senate election?

Yeah....how's Senator David Dewhurst doing anyway?

36 posted on 02/13/2014 11:53:47 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
"Yeah....how's Senator David Dewhurst doing anyway?"

Last I heard, he's happily presiding as Lt. Governor...and will probably continue to be after 2014.
37 posted on 02/13/2014 1:35:48 PM PST by indthkr
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To: indthkr
Last I heard, he's happily presiding as Lt. Governor...and will probably continue to be after 2014.

I'll bet you'd like that, but it's a non sequitur reply, and typical of a GOP drone.

Tell me, do you support John Cornyn for a third term?

38 posted on 02/13/2014 4:07:17 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
"Tell me, do you support John Cornyn for a third term?"

I've got to believe that Texas can do better than Cornyn....but, I don't live there, so it doesn't really matter what I think.
39 posted on 02/13/2014 6:18:47 PM PST by indthkr
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To: indthkr
I've got to believe that Texas can do better than Cornyn....but, I don't live there, so it doesn't really matter what I think.

As a U.S. Senator, John Cornyn's performance in office affects all 50 states. Yes, your opinion does matter.

Perhaps you'd like to see David Dewhurst give it another whirl? What say you?

40 posted on 02/13/2014 6:30:17 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Sorry, let me clarify my tag line.


41 posted on 02/13/2014 6:32:20 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: Theodore R.
Sorry, let me clarify my tag line.

Go on. I'm listening.

42 posted on 02/13/2014 7:47:52 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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