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Jeb Bush Outlines Campaign Strategy, Should He Choose to Run
NY Times ^ | 4/6/14 | PETER BAKER

Posted on 04/06/2014 2:08:34 PM PDT by jimbo123

With eyes increasingly on him, Jeb Bush signaled on Sunday the kind of campaign he would mount if he ran for president: one arguing against ideological purity tests while challenging party orthodoxy on issues like immigration and education.

Even as he sharply criticized President Obama for his handling of foreign affairs and health care, Mr. Bush made clear that he would run against the style of politics that has characterized recent Republican nominating contests. He said he would decide by the end of the year, in part on whether he thought that with a “hopeful” message, he could avoid “the vortex of a mud fight.”

“We need to elect candidates who have a vision that is bigger and broader, and candidates that are organized around winning the election, not making points,” Mr. Bush told an audience at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum here. “Campaigns ought to be about listening and learning and getting better. I do think we’ve lost our way.”

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Andy Card, who likewise worked in both administrations, including as George W. Bush’s chief of staff, said Republicans should draft Jeb. “If Jeb Bush doesn’t run for president, shame on us,” he said. “He is demonstrating the kind of leadership we desperately need both in our party and in our nation.”

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No way. No how.
1 posted on 04/06/2014 2:08:34 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

HELL NOOOOOOOOOOO


2 posted on 04/06/2014 2:09:41 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: jimbo123

Jeb, stop and enjoy retirement. No Shamnesty, evah.


3 posted on 04/06/2014 2:11:05 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: jimbo123

Outline, go to bus station and take the first bus out of town!


4 posted on 04/06/2014 2:11:39 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: jimbo123

Bush will end up with the results as Romney and McCain


5 posted on 04/06/2014 2:11:50 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: jimbo123

“If I did it”.


6 posted on 04/06/2014 2:15:29 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: tennmountainman

The game plan is working!


7 posted on 04/06/2014 2:15:43 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: All

8 posted on 04/06/2014 2:15:52 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: tennmountainman
Bush will end up with the results as Romney and McCain

Kinda' think that's what the RINO republicans want. They like second place. No responsibility, just all the perks,

9 posted on 04/06/2014 2:16:00 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

“Kinda’ think that’s what the RINO republicans want. They like second place. No responsibility, just all the perks,”

If you like your RINO, you can keep your RINO. Period.


10 posted on 04/06/2014 2:18:16 PM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: jimbo123

http://nooooooooooooooo.com/


11 posted on 04/06/2014 2:18:26 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: jimbo123

Cruz is rallying the Latinos. All Mexicans, native back to the Alamo, legals through going through the naturalization process do not want amnesty. They’ve built their legal life in Texas and elsewhere and don’t want to see their hard work wiped out by the new amnestied work force.

I would say Cruz is doing a better job of energizing our legit Mexican-Americans than the Bush plan of clean slate amnesty for anybody here illegally.

Cruz would do a far better job of managing Azatlan than the Bushes. Ted would insist on productivity, the Bushes would likely horde them into entitlements.


12 posted on 04/06/2014 2:18:42 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: jimbo123

Oh PLEASE no. As they old saying goes ... if there is a God ...


13 posted on 04/06/2014 2:21:22 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: jimbo123

Hey Jeb....how’s Terri?


14 posted on 04/06/2014 2:22:19 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: jimbo123

The short version is slam conservatives and say nothing bad about libs.


15 posted on 04/06/2014 2:22:37 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: jimbo123

So Jeb thinks if he listens and is nice everyone will like him. Haaaaaaaarrrrrr!!!!!!!!


16 posted on 04/06/2014 2:23:47 PM PDT by sheana
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To: jimbo123

I’ll stay at home before I vote for another RINO.

Can’t be any worse than the criminal we have in office now.


17 posted on 04/06/2014 2:23:54 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: jimbo123

Intercourse Jeb.


18 posted on 04/06/2014 2:24:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123; Revolting cat!; GeronL

1. Collect campaign $$$
2. Win primary votes
3. Disparage conservative candidates’ extremist views
4. Go home in November.


19 posted on 04/06/2014 2:24:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: “Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?”)
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To: VRWC For Truth
No Shamnesty, evah.


20 posted on 04/06/2014 2:25:16 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: jimbo123

We’ve made too many trips down RINO Road and we always end up in the same place, Loser Lane. Enough with the Bush and Clinton dynasties. The country has been ruined enough.


21 posted on 04/06/2014 2:25:40 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: jimbo123

Looks like Jeb and Hillary ought to be on the same ticket!


22 posted on 04/06/2014 2:25:44 PM PDT by Steamburg (Other people's money is the only language a politician respects)
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To: jimbo123

FUJB!! Amnesty pimp!!


23 posted on 04/06/2014 2:25:56 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: jimbo123

he can run any place, any time, just not for president. Chubby Jeb needs excercise.


24 posted on 04/06/2014 2:26:07 PM PDT by goat granny (.)
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To: goat granny

He might be fatter than Christie before too long.


25 posted on 04/06/2014 2:26:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

Just threw up in my mouth.


26 posted on 04/06/2014 2:28:25 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: jimbo123

Soon Ann Colture will come out and endorse him and the Ann lovers here will fall in line, both of them.....


27 posted on 04/06/2014 2:28:28 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: jimbo123

Read my tagline. I would let Hillary walk in before I supported another bastard from this family of globalist crony capitalists.


28 posted on 04/06/2014 2:32:43 PM PDT by ZULU (STOP JEB BUSH!!!! NO MORE BUSHES!! US OUT OF THE UN AND UN OUT OF US!!)
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To: jimbo123

The GOP-e at their finest.


29 posted on 04/06/2014 2:33:05 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: jimbo123

Jeb Bush = national suicide.


30 posted on 04/06/2014 2:34:15 PM PDT by Rob the Ugly Dude
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To: jimbo123

Read my lips. No more Bushes.


31 posted on 04/06/2014 2:34:29 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Don Corleone

Yep. They work their deals with the RATs for their share of the loot,
regardless of winning elections or not. Always making deals to enrich
the fat cats at the expense of the grassroots.


32 posted on 04/06/2014 2:36:05 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: jimbo123
I will never vote for anyone who endorses legalizing fence jumpers.

Never in a million years. On this issue I am a purist.

And I certainly will not vote for a scold like Jeb Bush.

33 posted on 04/06/2014 2:43:59 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: dowcaet

FOX just showed a video yesterday of the Great Stain-Maker Clinton, praising his buddy Bush I.

Bush I blew away all the economic and foreign policy investments made by Reagan and betrayed the Reagan Revolution. He wasn’t re-elected because he lied about no new taxes. Too much about him to list again.

His son, Bush II was on RECORD stating he would VETO and English as an official language bill if it reached his desk. He stated he would sign an assault rifle ban if Congress approved it.

While he was President an ARMY of illegals crossed the boarded UNOPPOSED. His administration approved of the incarceration of an Hispanic-American boarder patrol agent who shot and wounded a drug dealing illegal invader.

He imposed ridiculous rules of engagement on troops in Iraq. He committed us to a role as an occupying power there and in Afghanistan. He stopped the American Military from taking apart Fallujah after those American contractors were butchered.

He supported that crazy environmental bill which phased out incandescent bulbs in the U.S.

He was responsible for TSA and Homeland Security and the “Patriot” Act. He protected Islam in America against retaliation after 9-11.

He appointed an anti-gun, pro-abortion, pro-illegal alien AG Alberto Gonzales.

He tried to get his personal attorney nominated to SCOTUS and then gave us that damn Judas Roberts as Chief Justice.

He spent money like a drunken sailor, giving MILLIONS of U.S. tax dollars to Africa to “fight AIDS.”

NO.

We don’t need any more spawn of the Bush Klan in the White House. OR their globalist crony capitalist philosophies.


34 posted on 04/06/2014 2:49:49 PM PDT by ZULU (STOP JEB BUSH!!!! NO MORE BUSHES!! US OUT OF THE UN AND UN OUT OF US!!)
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To: jimbo123

“We need to elect candidates who have a vision that is bigger and broader, and candidates that are organized around winning the election, not making points,”

Hogwash:

The quote from Jeb above is made in the context of his statements catering to the “making points” talking points objectives of the Democrats/Left/Liberals against the base of the GOP - the lack of “bipartisanship”, the Congressional stalemates on immigration and other issues, the failure to appeal to a broader body politic has zero, zip, nada to do with the principles and positions of the Democrats/Left/Libs, it’s all the fault of the “radicals” in the GOP”, and surely the Conservative principles of the GOP base is nothing to defend - that’s the Democrats/Left/Lib “making points” talking points line, and Jeb is telescoping to the general election voters it will be his line too.


35 posted on 04/06/2014 2:58:06 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: jimbo123

36 posted on 04/06/2014 2:59:25 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: jimbo123

Columba Bush
AKA Columba Garnica Gallo

Born: 1953
Birthplace: León, Guanajuato, Mexico

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Relative
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wife of Florida governor Jeb Bush

In June 1999 Columba Bush was thwarted at Altanta International Airport attempting to smuggle $19,000 in French clothing and jewelry into the United States without declaring the purchases. Despite the fact that the U.S. customs officers gave her two opportunities to amend the form, Bush declined. Then they found the receipts in her purse. Bush wrote a check for $4,100 to cover the fine (three times the duty amount) and went on her way. A few days later she claimed her crime had been entirely inadvertent, calling it “an awful mistake” and declaring: “It’s an accident and I regret it with all my heart.”


37 posted on 04/06/2014 2:59:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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Jeb Bush’s daughter charged with prescription fraud

Tallahassee police via Reuters
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s daughter, Noelle Bush, after her arrest early Tuesday.

The daughter of Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was arrested Tuesday in Tallahassee on charges of trying to fill a fake prescription for the popular tranquilizer Xanax.

Bush and his wife, Columba, issued a statement that they were “deeply saddened” by the incident involving their middle child and only daughter, Noelle, 24.

They asked the media and the public to respect their privacy “during this difficult time so that we can help our daughter.”

A Walgreens pharmacist suspicious about a call-in prescription notified police at 1:15 a.m. when Noelle Bush showed up at the drugstore’s drive-through in her white Volkswagen to pick it up.

She was charged with prescription fraud, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of five years in jail and a $5,000 fine. Noelle Bush has no known criminal record and was released without having to post bond.

Experts say punishment for a first offense is usually drug treatment or probation.

Noelle Bush has been cited for about a dozen traffic violations and was involved in three automobile crashes since 1995, according to The Associated Press.


38 posted on 04/06/2014 3:00:47 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Red Badger
Is there ever going to be one (1) Presidential hoperful of any ideological stripe that is going to stand up and say
"No more ethanol in gasoline?"

No more boutique fuels customized for every urban area.

No more super-refined diesel

More diesel passenger cars

Cut the EPA way down

No such thing as "Global warming." People got nuthin much to do with climate change.

39 posted on 04/06/2014 3:13:19 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk ( The Republican Party is very sick . Hold all contributions until we see who picks up the patient..)
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To: Patriot Babe

NO! NO! A THOUSAND TIMES NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Never in a million billion years.


40 posted on 04/06/2014 3:15:38 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: jimbo123
Jeb Bush Outlines Campaign Strategy, Should He Choose to Run

step one; change last name, step two; become a more convincing liar

41 posted on 04/06/2014 3:54:38 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: drypowder
step one; change last name, step two; become a more convincing liar

step three; PROFIT!

42 posted on 04/06/2014 3:56:00 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

Same as McLame and Romneycare. Groundhog Day rerun. The GOP has open primaries in a number of States in which Dems are invited to tweak and corrupt the selection process, rigged as such to favor the handful of DC insiders


43 posted on 04/06/2014 4:04:12 PM PDT by So Circumstanced
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If his campaign slogan is going to be “sneaking across the border is an act of love” I”m not optimistic about his chances in the primary. :-)


44 posted on 04/06/2014 4:52:01 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jimbo123

Jeb IS clean and articulate.


45 posted on 04/06/2014 4:52:55 PM PDT by fatfertile
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To: jimbo123

2.5 edition is somehow less that first and second editions combined.

This family is beyond tiresome now.


46 posted on 04/06/2014 4:59:32 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: jimbo123
“We need to elect candidates who have a vision that is bigger and broader, and candidates that are organized around winning the election, not making points,”

Well, that's true. We need to have GOP candidates - unlike people like Romney and whatever his name was - Santorum - who spent their entire campaign tearing down other GOP candidates but rolled right over and played dead for Obama.

However, I'm not sure that's what he meant. Probably in the primaries, he would be another mini-Romney - no ideas or perhaps only leftist ideas, and a vicious attack dog on other more qualified candidates.

He was a good Florida governor, but I see him more in the Romney mold now than anything else.

47 posted on 04/06/2014 5:02:51 PM PDT by livius
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To: Patriot Babe

Exactly my thought...

I am not sorry I voted for Bush Sr....but no way no how can I vote for another Bush.

This is a big country. Find a conservative governor please who isn’t all about keeping to the same ol’ same ol’.


48 posted on 04/06/2014 5:57:02 PM PDT by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: jimbo123

One more establishment drone.....Noooooooooooo!

Allen West, Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Mike Lee, and Trey Gowdy..............HEEEEEEELLLLP!


49 posted on 04/06/2014 6:40:50 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: jimbo123

Jeb and Hillary could be running mates! However, the most dangerous job in the world would be president if Hillary were VP. Arkancide would be lurking around every corner.


50 posted on 04/06/2014 6:41:14 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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