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  • John Boehner's resignation spells trouble for Jeb Bush

    09/26/2015 8:41:52 AM PDT · by mojito · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/26/2015 | Maeve Reston and Stephen Collinson
    ...For his part, Bush simply took to Twitter to praise Boehner's career. "John Boehner dedicated his life to public service. Bringing the Holy Father to Congress was a fitting cap to a great career," Bush said, referring to Pope Francis accepting an invitation from Boehner to speak before lawmakers on Thursday.
  • Jeb Bush Spanish-language Ad Touts Obama-like Diversity Instead Of Patriotism

    09/15/2015 12:59:21 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/15/15 | NEIL MUNRO
    Jeb Bush’s new Spanish-language campaign ad sidelines America’s unifying patriotism in favor of repeated praise for post-American multi-cultural diversity and praise for Latino culture brought by migrants, an expert says. “The ad is was post-patriotism, post-American… [when] it could have been a mix talking about [the value of] assimilation,” says John Fonte, the director of the Center for American Common Culture at the D.C.-based Hudson Institute. “It has nothing to do with being an American,” he added. The one-minute ad begins with an American flag, but it is quickly dominated by appeals to Latino culture. “For me, Hispanic culture is...
  • Jeb Bush Broadens Attack on Donald Trump

    09/03/2015 10:52:17 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 9/3/15 | Janet Hook
    Jeb Bush broadened his attack on Donald Trump Thursday, saying the Republican Party faces a stark choice–both on issues and worldview between himself and the real estate mogul and reality television celebrity who is the front-runner for the 2016 GOP nomination. -snip- And one day after Mr. Trump criticized Mr. Bush for speaking in Spanish on the campaign trail, the bilingual former Florida governor slipped in a Spanish phrase when he called on Republicans to campaign “with our arms wide open.” -snip- The town hall was held on a factory floor after Mr. Bush toured a plant of Foss Manufacturing,...
  • Jeb Bush Friends Say Whether He'll Run For President Depends On His Wife, Columba

    05/18/2014 3:57:17 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 56 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | 5/15/14 | Fox News Latino
    Several years ago, Columba Bush was at a Republican women’s gathering in Jacksonville, Florida, looking like she wanted to bolt for the exit. Tom Slade Jr. – former chairman of the Florida GOP and a friend of Columba and her famous husband, former Gov. Jeb Bush – recalled how she seemed utterly ill at ease. Her dislike of being in the spotlight, and at events where people go to see who’s there and to be seen, is well-known among those who know the Bush couple. Columba Bush, who is 60, has endured it, Slade told the Washington Post, because the...
  • PRUDEN: The cheap tricks of the game(Park Rangers ADMISSION about harassment)

    10/04/2013 9:36:37 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 31 replies
    washington times ^ | 10/3 | pruden
    The Park Service appears to be closing streets on mere whim and caprice. The rangers even closed the parking lot at Mount Vernon, where the plantation home of George Washington is a favorite tourist destination. That was after they barred the new World War II Memorial on the Mall to veterans of World War II. But the government does not own Mount Vernon; it is privately owned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The ladies bought it years ago to preserve it as a national memorial. The feds closed access to the parking lots this week, even though the lots...
  • Rush Limbaugh: "An All-Out Media Onslaught to Dispirit You" [ref. polling data]

    09/10/2012 2:05:21 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 35 replies
    Rush ^ | 10 Sep 12 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: My question is, why is Obama still campaigning? Could somebody explain that to me. Everywhere I look, this election's over. Why, Obama has hit 50% approval in the polls now for the first time ever. The bounce out of that disaster of a convention was unprecedented, other than Dukakis who had a 17-point lead after his, and somehow he lost. Brit Hume said today on Fox, "Well, you know, you gotta keep in mind the guy leading in the polls in mid-September rarely loses." Ever heard of Dukakis? Ever heard of Jimmy Carter? And now Public Policy...
  • Let Me Be Clear!

    02/15/2012 12:20:59 PM PST · by zippythepinhead · 7 replies
    Wisdom of Dave ^ | 02/14/2012 | Dave
    El Presidente had issued is edict and it is out of the closet. "Let me be clear, I will do whatever I want, when I want, by passing Congress, the Courts, The Supreme Court, for the good of the American People, whether they want it or not. Sometimes, I must make the tough decisions for you. These decisions may be hard to swallow, like overspending, laying off military personnel, and crony capitalisim. Let me be clear. Parents know better than their children. Therefore I as your President, will do anything to hold onto power till the course I have laid...
  • Rick Perry: "I am Returning to Texas"

    01/03/2012 9:16:25 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 103 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/4/12 | Aurelius
    In a campaign speech late Tuesday night, Governor Rick Perry stated that he is "returning to Texas" to reassess whether he is going to continue running for President. The speech contained several emotional moments, in particular two moments. The first was when he read a letter from an adoring supporter who called him a "great man." The letter described a conversation that Mr. Perry had had with a soldier and how his supporter looked on in awe as he watched Governor Perry call the veteran his "Christian brother." The second was when Perry announced that he would be returning to...
  • Iowa finish could knock Perry out of SC debate

    01/03/2012 7:39:50 PM PST · by Rational Thought · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 01/03/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, appears doomed to a fifth-place finish in Iowa. Unless he drops out, that would make South Carolina his last stand against Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney. The problem is that he might not receive an invitation to an upcoming South Carolina debate (given the debate criteria). Candidates can qualify to participate in the CNN/Southern Republican Leadership Conference debate January 19th (two days before the South Carolina primary) in one of four ways. First and second, they can place in the top four in either Iowa or New Hampshire. Third and fourth, they can qualify by averaging seven...
  • Poll: Perry now down to … three percent in Florida

    10/17/2011 3:03:27 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 138 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10/17/2011 | Allahpundit
    Last month, Insider Advantage had him leading Romney in the state 29/20. A month later, “He now barely has a heartbeat.” When I saw Perry’s topline number of three percent, I figured the “Ponzi scheme” talk must have sent Florida’s seniors running screaming into the night. Not so. He’s actually doing (marginally) worse with other age demographics in this poll, and in the last poll he did reasonably well with the 65+ crowd, finishing second to Romney in that group with almost 23 percent. That poll was taken on September 13, which was almost a week after Romney started attacking...
  • Dictators Are Becoming Obama's Best Friends And Admirers- Lybia Wants Him To Be President Forever

    09/23/2009 12:41:33 PM PDT · by Sasparilla · 34 replies · 916+ views
    As a fellow traveler, Barack Obama, who has managed to impress the Bolivian dictator President as the Bolivian slammed capitalism at the UN, has also made his mark on Lybia's dictator. In a speech with as much substance as many of Obama's, Qadaffi said in his meandering and disconnected hour and a half rant that Obama is "Our Son," and "His son." This raises the proverbial question, does the fruit fall far from the tree? He apparently was unaware when he said that he wished that Obama could be President "forever" that unlike himself as head of the Lybian government,...
  • Obama Declares War on Investors, Entrepreneurs, Businesses, And More

    02/28/2009 9:04:24 PM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 23 replies · 900+ views
    CNBC ^ | February 27, 2009 | Larry Kudlow
    Raising the marginal tax rate on successful earners, capital, dividends, and all the private funds is a function of Obama’s left-wing social vision, and a repudiation of his economic-recovery statements. Ditto for his sweeping government-planning-and-spending program, which will wind up raising federal outlays as a share of GDP to at least 30 percent, if not more, over the next 10 years.
  • Bashers Beware

    05/19/2008 5:55:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 114 replies · 156+ views
    IBD ^ | May 19, 2008
    The Presidency: It takes little courage — or brains — to join the mob vilifying President Bush. But the Democrats (and Republicans, too) depicting him as villain will one day regret it.In the eyes of members of both parties, George W. Bush seems to be the cause of everything from the recent GOP special election losses to a flagging economy to today's bad weather. Barack Obama plans to reach the White House by claiming the presidency of Sen. John McCain would amount to a third Bush term. McCain, meanwhile, seems to think it a wise campaign strategy to highlight his...
  • La Raza Speech Bad For McCain (He Should Cancel It)

    05/18/2008 5:05:59 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 24 replies · 137+ views
    DNR Online ^ | May 18th
    Some angry conservatives will tell you they have a good reason to call the Republican presidential candidate "Juan" McCain. He has alienated many conservative voters with his position on immigration, and he apparently plans to worsen the problem in July with a speech before the National Council of La Raza, the vociferously anti-American and leftist pro-immigration group. As bad as the Democrats are when it comes this kind of blatant pandering, Republicans will, apparently, try their best. Problem is, pandering to radical Hispanics won't help McCain get to the White House, and may likely hurt him among those who will...
  • Would John McCain be america's first mexican president?( is launched *PUKE*)

    05/11/2008 5:16:26 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 18 replies · 127+ views
    So if Bill Clinton was our first black president based on various things, considering all McCain has done so far to bolster the amnesty fight, I think that would make him our first mexican president.
  • Evangelical vote a ‘must’ for McCain say analysts

    03/10/2008 10:35:31 AM PDT · by NYer · 74 replies · 910+ views
    CNA ^ | March 10, 2008
    Sen. John McCain Washington DC, Mar 9, 2008 / 02:01 am (CNA).- Exit polls from the Republican primaries in Texas and Ohio illustrate that evangelicals voted overwhelmingly for Mike Huckabee, though McCain was already dubbed the “presumptive nominee”, reports Cybercast News Service.  Analysts predict that McCain will have to win the support of evangelicals to win the presidency in November.MSNBC’s exit polls showed that in Texas, 60% of those who attend church more than once a week voted for Huckabee while only 33% supported McCain.  Ohio demonstrated a similar trend with 54% of church attendees choosing Huckabee and 45%...
  • Mehlman, Rove boost McCain campaign

    03/08/2008 6:55:07 AM PST · by OnRiver · 187 replies · 2,361+ views
    Capitol News Company ^ | 03/07/2008 | David Paul Kuhn
    Rove explained that he and McCain “got to know each other during the 2004 campaign.” In a separate interview, Mehlman noted that “McCain was completely loyal to the president in 2004 and worked incredibly hard to help him get elected.” According to Taylor, “The Bush Republicans here in town are excited for John McCain.”
  • RUSH: Senator McCain Thanks Democrats

    03/05/2008 11:46:33 PM PST · by Yosemitest · 65 replies · 320+ views ^ | March 5, 2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    Senator McCain Thanks Democrats March 5, 2008 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Listen to this, Snerdley. Listen to this, all of you. A portion of Senator McCain's victory speech. MCCAIN: I want to thank all of you here, all the Republicans, independents, and independent-thinking Democrats in all parts of the country who supported our campaign for the nomination and have brought us across the finish line first, an accomplishment that once seemed to more than a few doubters, unlikely. RUSH: All right. So apparently McCain can thank the Democrats for making him the Republican nominee, can thank independents for making him...
  • To the GOP's self-righteous Purists

    03/05/2008 10:14:20 PM PST · by RussP · 362 replies · 2,174+ views ^ | March 5th, 2008 | Burt Prelutsky
    ... If there's a single thread that runs through the e-mails I receive from peevish Republicans, it's that none of the current candidates possesses the conservative purity of Ronald Reagan. One could almost get the idea that Dutch was betrayed by Pontius Pilate and crucified on Calvary. But that wasn't exactly the case. The fact of the matter is that Gov. Reagan gave Gov. Jerry Brown a run for his money – or should I say our money? – when it came to raising taxes here in California. But, in spite of the additional revenue, he was responsible in large...
  • Why Presidents Matter

    02/24/2008 8:18:11 AM PST · by jdm · 166 replies · 215+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Feb. 24, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    The ascent of John McCain to the apparent Republican nomination has discouraged some conservatives, who have expressed a willingness to sit out 2008 and let a Democrat win the White House. They claim, hyperbolically, that no real policy differences exist between McCain and either Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, and that having a Democrat take the blame for the coming debacle will make it easier to elect Republicans later. An interesting analysis of the direction of the Supreme Court in the Washington Post should serve as a reminder of one area that will turn out very differently: The increasingly conservative...
  • I know what's right for America - McCain

    02/04/2008 4:06:44 PM PST · by mdittmar · 35 replies · 185+ views
    Couriermail ^ | February 05, 2008 | Mira Oberman
    A CONFIDENT John McCain hoped for a decisive victory in the Republican presidential primaries as he swept across the country campaigning on the final day before Super Tuesday. Leading in national polls and in most of the 21 states which will be voting for Republican candidates Tuesday, Senator McCain was nevertheless trailing in the most populous state of California, pointing to a potential upset for chief rival Mitt Romney.
  • Bush Against Romney

    02/02/2008 8:42:17 AM PST · by devere · 186 replies · 159+ views ^ | 02/02/2008 | Robert Novak
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- While President George W. Bush has maintained neutrality among contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, he privately expresses to friends his exasperation with Mitt Romney's hard-line stance on immigration. Bush is upset that Romney changed his position on the issue, compared to what it had been when he was governor of Massachusetts, at the expense of the president's immigration reform. Bush and Sen. John McCain are not close, but the president is grateful for McCain's support on Iraq and immigration. A footnote: The president's younger brother, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, has not endorsed any presidential candidate....
  • It's aliiiive! (Immigration Bill)

    06/11/2007 4:21:34 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 138 replies · 3,316+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | June 11, 2007 | Michelle Malkin
    The corpse of S. 1348 is twitching. Remember: I pronounced it "down but not quite dead" after the cloture vote last Thursday. Now, Bush-Reid-Kennedy will be working overtime the next few days to prop it back up on the Senate floor, reports the NYTimes: Senate Democrats opened the door to reviving the stalled immigration measure on Sunday, calling on Republicans to resolve their internal divisions and produce an agreement on how to move the legislation forward. With Bush administration officials and Republican authors of the overhaul saying they had not given up on the bill, the spokesman for Senator...
  • Bush accuses conservative critics of fear-mongering on immigration

    05/31/2007 8:45:09 PM PDT · by Omega Man II · 62 replies · 1,230+ views
    McClatchy exclusive: Bush accuses conservative critics of fear-mongering on immigration By Ron Hutcheson - McClatchy Newspapers Firing back at conservative critics, President Bush defended his plan to overhaul immigration laws Tuesday and accused its opponents of "trying to rile up people’s emotions" with misinformation. In an exclusive interview with McClatchy Newspapers, Bush expressed his determination to fight for changes that would let millions of illegal immigrants gain legal status. He cast the debate as a struggle over America’s soul and its reputation as a welcoming nation. "I’m deeply concerned about America losing its soul. Immigration has been the lifeblood of...