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Jeb Bush: Opposing Amnesty 'Makes No Sense to Me'
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Posted on 05/14/2014 6:14:59 PM PDT by Mount Athos

Bush addressed a Manhattan Institute crowd along with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), who has also embraced amnesty legislation, and doubled down on his support for an immigration reform bill that the Congressional Budget Office determined would lower the wages of American workers while not securing the border.

"For the life of me I have a hard time understanding why people are fearful of our own heritage, our own history," Bush reportedly said. "The rules are you come to this country, you pursue your dreams, you create value for yourself and your families and others and great things happens to you and to our country. Why would we ignore that at time when we need to restart and rejuvenate our economy? It makes no sense to me."

Bush has said illegal immigration is an "act of love" and also is a huge proponent of Common Core. He has been relentless in promoting amnesty and pushing for Common Core as he ponders a 2016 presidential run.

A recent Washington Post poll found that a majority of Americans would not vote for Jeb Bush in a general election, and some attendees reportedly complained of Bush fatigue in an appearance in which Bush was well received by more moderate Northeastern Republicans.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: amnestypimps; gopestablishment; jebbush; randpaultruthfile; randsconcerntrolls; rino; ronpaultruthfile
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1 posted on 05/14/2014 6:14:59 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

“I want my kid to be Lord of the Flies”


2 posted on 05/14/2014 6:16:25 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Mount Athos

What an a**hat this guy is.


3 posted on 05/14/2014 6:17:25 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: Mount Athos

Jeb Bush makes no sense to me. The Bushes and Clintons just need to go away.


4 posted on 05/14/2014 6:18:40 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Mount Athos

The rules are? WTF?

It seems to me that if you can say anything at all about the illegals is that they started by BREAKING the rules. That’s the beginning and end of it as far as I am concerned.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 6:18:41 PM PDT by John Valentine (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: Mount Athos
"Jeb Bush: Opposing Amnesty 'Makes No Sense to Me'"

Maybe you're dain bramaged, Jebbie.

6 posted on 05/14/2014 6:19:10 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Mount Athos

Borders?

Language?

Culture?

What are those?


7 posted on 05/14/2014 6:19:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Mount Athos

Corporatist morons imposing their brand of “morality” on everyone else.

Of course it makes no sense to Jeb as he declared while looking out the window of his estate free from the common riff raff.

THIS member of the devastated middle class sees things a hell of a lot differently.


8 posted on 05/14/2014 6:20:17 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Mount Athos

9 posted on 05/14/2014 6:20:21 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: Mount Athos; All
"Dear Jeb:"

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10 posted on 05/14/2014 6:21:34 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman
" Jeb Bush:
Opposing Amnesty
'Makes No Sense to Me'"


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11 posted on 05/14/2014 6:23:29 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Mount Athos

Jeb running for president makes no sense to me.


12 posted on 05/14/2014 6:23:31 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: Mount Athos

Voting for Jeb Bush makes no sense to me.


13 posted on 05/14/2014 6:24:20 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Mount Athos

Opposing YOU and amnesty makes perfect sense to me Jeb.


14 posted on 05/14/2014 6:24:26 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Mount Athos

Jeb isn’t even a RINO anymore, he is full Rat.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 6:24:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Voting for Jeb makes no sense to me.

/johnny

16 posted on 05/14/2014 6:24:55 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Mount Athos

Which is why Bush I wouldn’t vote for you...... ever. If the GOP foists this charade of a Republican on us they do not deserve our support.


17 posted on 05/14/2014 6:25:38 PM PDT by A message
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To: Mount Athos

I’m usually not sure what a given politician means by ‘amnesty’.

The dictionary says it means forgiveness of an offense, especially a political offense.

I suspect any politician that says ‘amnesty’ is out to get votes from certain groups, and that whether they say it or not, they’re thinking ‘citizenship’.

So forget Bush.


18 posted on 05/14/2014 6:25:47 PM PDT by cymbeline
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To: Mount Athos

Jeb Bush even came out and said that Republicans should stop opposing Obamacare.


19 posted on 05/14/2014 6:26:12 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Mount Athos

Tell me again why we allow moderate states like Iowa and NH get to be the prime candidate selecting states?


20 posted on 05/14/2014 6:26:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Mount Athos
Voting for Jeb Bush makes no sense to me. I'm so sick of these elitist fools.
21 posted on 05/14/2014 6:26:57 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: Mount Athos

Go away!


22 posted on 05/14/2014 6:27:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Mount Athos

And voting for Jeb makes no sense to me.

All we need is eight more Bush years.

Heaven help us.


23 posted on 05/14/2014 6:28:01 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Because those states bring about just the type of candidates the GOPe, the RNC, and the Lefty Republican talking heads demand.


24 posted on 05/14/2014 6:29:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Mount Athos
"For the life of me I have a hard time understanding why people are fearful of our own heritage, our own history," Bush reportedly said. "The rules are you come to this country, you pursue your dreams, you create value for yourself and your families and others and great things happens to you and to our country. Why would we ignore that at time when we need to restart and rejuvenate our economy? It makes no sense to me."

Take the state of CA for example.

We are being flooded with immigrants, legal and illegal. In 1970 one in 21 was foreign-born; today it is one in 8, the highest in 90 years; and within a decade, it will be one in 7 the highest in our history.

The nation’s immigrant population (legal and illegal) reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in our history. The U.S. immigrant population has doubled since 1990, nearly tripled since 1980, and quadrupled since 1970, when it stood at 9.7 million. Of the 40 million immigrants in the country in 2010, 13.9 million arrived in 2000 or later making it the highest decade of immigration in American history, even though there was a net loss of jobs during the decade.

Immigrants use welfare programs to a much greater extent than natives.

In 2010, 23 percent of immigrants and their U.S.-born children (under 18) lived in poverty, compared to 13.5 percent of natives and their children. Immigrants and their children accounted for one-fourth of all persons in poverty. The children of immigrants account for one-third of all children in poverty.

In 2010, 36 percent of immigrant-headed households used at least one major welfare program (primarily food assistance and Medicaid) compared to 23 percent of native households.

In 2010, 29 percent of immigrants and their U.S.-born children (under 18) lacked health insurance, compared to 13.8 percent of natives and their children. New immigrants and their U.S.-born children account for two-thirds of the increase in the uninsured since 2000.

There are 10.4 million students from immigrant households in public schools, accounting for one in five public school students. Of these students, 78 percent speak a language other than English at home. Overall, one in four public school students now speaks a language other than English at home.

Of adult immigrants (25 to 65), 28 percent have not completed high school, compared to 7 percent of natives. The share of immigrants (25 to 65) with at least a bachelor’s degree is somewhat lower than that of natives — 29 vs. 33 percent.

Many immigrants make significant progress the longer they live in the country. However, on average even immigrants who have lived in the United States for 20 years have not come close to closing the gap with natives.

The poverty rate of adult immigrants who have lived in the United States for 20 years is 50 percent higher than that of adult natives.

The share of adult immigrants who have lived in the United States for 20 years who lack health insurance is twice that of adult natives.

The share of households headed by an immigrant who has lived in the United States for 20 years using one or more welfare programs is nearly twice that of native-headed households.

25 posted on 05/14/2014 6:30:12 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Mount Athos

(Bush was well received by) “more moderate Northeastern Republicans”
AKA `Democrats’


26 posted on 05/14/2014 6:31:17 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Mount Athos

Third world immigrants didn’t make their home country’s great nor have they made ours great.


27 posted on 05/14/2014 6:31:21 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Mount Athos
I pulled the lever for W,twice,with few misgivings.I pulled the lever for McLame...very reluctantly...and pulled it with equal reluctance for Romney.Wild horses couldn't get me to pull the lever for “Jeb”.
28 posted on 05/14/2014 6:31:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Mount Athos

Jeb, just go ahead and move to Mexico. Your loyalties clearly do not lie with The United States of America and her people. Screw off.


29 posted on 05/14/2014 6:31:47 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Mount Athos

What the hell is this bozo talking about?.. Heritage? The original settlers and founders of the US did not come here willy nilly... they had to be admitted to the colonies by each respective govt, with a stated profession/purpose and intended settlement location. Later, with the migration’s West, settlers were encouraged and given land in the frontier to settle (just like they were in Alaska homesteading). JEB Bush thinks citizenship is “just showing up, and adding value” like every illegal alien is coming to some productivity seminar. This is ALL about cheap foreign labor that can be exploited more than savvy 4th generation Americans or legal naturalized immigrants who have a SKILL to contribute. He has conflated all of these— because he’s married to a Mexican woman (not a particularly nice one either) and has a dope addict daughter. He’s like the young son in “Giant” who gets to be a doctor and marries a Mexican peasant girl- and is summarily refused service in a diner-— because every business in America that used to be, has a right to refuse service to anyone. Bush lives in a fantasy of crony Chamber of Commerce faux capitalism.


30 posted on 05/14/2014 6:36:16 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Mount Athos

If he can’t understand the point then he is a moron.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 6:37:37 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Mount Athos

That is exactly why I will NOT be voting for Jeb Bush.

I’ll take Hillary over him any day. I’d never thought as a conservative I would be writing this one day on FR.

GET OUT OF THE BUSHES! NO ACT OF LOVE! NO AMNESTY!


32 posted on 05/14/2014 6:37:46 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mount Athos

Then you’re an imbecile, Jeb.


33 posted on 05/14/2014 6:39:52 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Mount Athos

I’m a conservative Republican who thinks it’s wise to vote conservative in primaries and the lesser of two evils in general elections. Sadly, it’s getting a lot harder these days to distinguish between the GOPe and the Democrats. Would Jeb Bush honestly be the lesser of two evils? It’s not as clear as it should be.


34 posted on 05/14/2014 6:45:05 PM PDT by CitizenUSA
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To: Mount Athos

Paul Ryan can go to hell, too, along with his fellow traitor Jebbie Bush.


35 posted on 05/14/2014 6:46:47 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: DoughtyOne

We probably wouldn’t win with Jeb Bush, but that’s not the point. I’m not a conspiracy theorist who thinks the GOPe is out to lose. They want to win. I just think they’re more closely aligned with Hillary Clinton than us, so a Jeb Bush loss, although unfortunate, isn’t as bad to them as a conservative win.


36 posted on 05/14/2014 6:47:48 PM PDT by CitizenUSA
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To: goldstategop

“I’ll take Hillary over him”

Me too.
Surely you’ll/we’ll catch the dickens from resident Bush rah rah! gop-er diehards—and you all know who you are—but I agree with you:
Obama is going to leave this country a smoking ruin in two years.
A Democrat might as well take the fall for the economic, social & political apocalypse sure to follow.
In any event, JEB Bush sucks. (And I’m sorry I called you `Surely’.)


37 posted on 05/14/2014 6:48:38 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: CitizenUSA

The guy is suicidal.

He wants to turn off the conservative base and is doing a heckuva job of it.

That’s exactly the kind of man I never want to see as President.


38 posted on 05/14/2014 6:49:27 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mount Athos

Making no sense to the senseless


39 posted on 05/14/2014 6:49:53 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Mount Athos

What are these nuts drinking that has them stuck on stupid?


40 posted on 05/14/2014 6:50:01 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Why does need to be pres?

He could rent out his forehead for Reid’s solar panels.


41 posted on 05/14/2014 6:51:16 PM PDT by bakeneko
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To: ronnie raygun

Only Jeb would say something like this to liberal Republicans.

If he’s for amnesty, is he also for Obamacare?

Inquiring minds would like to know.


42 posted on 05/14/2014 6:54:04 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mount Athos

A country with no borders is not a country.


43 posted on 05/14/2014 6:54:53 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: DoughtyOne

Assuming he wins the white house, I cant see him serving 8 years. I think he would lose to a democrat after his first term. Same as his daddy did.


44 posted on 05/14/2014 6:56:58 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: CitizenUSA

I agree with that. No disagreement here.

It prevents us from even coming close to winning with a Conservative though.

It’s going to take a populist with the right message and the right policies to over-ride the GOPe, the RNC, and the Leftist Republican Talking Heads.


45 posted on 05/14/2014 6:57:17 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: SC_Pete

Nope. All you have to do is look at California to see the future of this country.

If amnesty is passed, there will never be another GOP Congress and President.

That would be the death of America and Jeb doesn’t understand why conservatives oppose it.


46 posted on 05/14/2014 6:57:17 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mount Athos

Unrestricted immigration and using the so-called immigrants as political pawns is an old old strategy for the worst and most vile in American politics .
It destroyed our country before , during and after the Civil War , things haven’t been the same since and it’s getting ramped up again . CLOSE THE DAMN BORDERS . Enough already . It’s a tsunami ....


47 posted on 05/14/2014 6:59:00 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: lowbridge

I don’t know. Honestly. The 2000 reincarnation won twice, but boy what squeakers those were.

Tell you what, if you don’t realize you in trouble when you can’t beat the likes of Al Gore or John Kerry by wider margins than that, you’re a clueless individual.


48 posted on 05/14/2014 7:00:41 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Mount Athos

Stay out the bushes!

Another Bush dummy


49 posted on 05/14/2014 7:00:48 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: Mount Athos

we know you don’t understand it, jeb.


50 posted on 05/14/2014 7:03:08 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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