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Will Republicans go back
to the future with Jeb Bush?

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/30/2012 9:42:13 AM

In January 2008, at a John McCain rally in Columbia, S.C., I asked a number of local politicos to look back to the brutal 2000 Republican primary in their state, the one between McCain and George W. Bush. They had all supported Bush back then, and I asked whether, given the inconclusive wars, runaway federal spending and economic catastrophe of the next eight years, they felt they made the right choice. The answer was yes. They explained that they had strongly supported Ronald Reagan, and then they supported George H.W. Bush because

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We need new people. Not the usual suspects from the "dynasties" in this country. Amnesty for illegals would be guaranteed if Jeb Bush was president. Republicans need to nominate people for their conservative ideology not because they feel they are entitled to it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: geoguy, 11/30/2012 9:48:53 AM     (No. 9041022)

Go! Just go away.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/30/2012 9:50:16 AM     (No. 9041028)

Byron sets it out very simply. There won´t be another Bush presidency.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/30/2012 9:56:35 AM     (No. 9041040)

A Jeb Bush candidacy would ensure the death of the GOP.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snapper451, 11/30/2012 9:57:16 AM     (No. 9041042)

We need another Bush as much as we need another Clinton Presidency, but I fear we will get Hillary because we must have the first woman President. The only thing to disrupt it will be if Bill keeps calling his old girlfriends and rape victims - trying to hook up and Hillary finally takes him out with an ashtray or frying pan. That is our only hope!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 11/30/2012 10:00:36 AM     (No. 9041053)


I swear I will vote for Obama before Jeb Bush. Just don´t care any more. Republicans: just don´t go there.
And take Karl Rove with you, Jeb.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: brianod1, 11/30/2012 10:03:08 AM     (No. 9041064)

Ain´t gonna happen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/30/2012 10:18:42 AM     (No. 9041100)

If the devil is in charge of our nation, yes there will be another burning Bush

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SiliconValleyDude, 11/30/2012 10:22:14 AM     (No. 9041107)

Can we nominate Benyamin Netanyahu instead?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jackson, 11/30/2012 10:22:43 AM     (No. 9041109)

Not if they want to be taken seriously again. I,m fifty-two - voted for Reagan, Bush, Bush, Dole, Bush, Bush, McCain, and Romney. I will never vote for another Bush. Never. Furthermore, if they pick a rino, they will lose my vote.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rubinski, 11/30/2012 10:23:05 AM     (No. 9041112)

I will vote against any democrat.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: plumnellie, 11/30/2012 10:26:43 AM     (No. 9041117)

My new flavor of the year: Rubio/Cruz or Cruz/Rubio. Forget all the retreads. No more warmed over spit. No more CC Repubs. No more out of touch, out of ideas, out of insight into the real needs of the entire country. Get this Repubs. I will never vote for another loser again. Definition of a loser: anyone who pleases the beltway bubbleheads, anyone who delights Rove, anyone who tickles the Crystols, Frums, Parkers, Noonans, or any other ´experts´. Plus, the ultimate loser is anyone who has the last name of Bush, Christie, Santorium, Gingrich, or is over the age of fifty-five.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lalo, 11/30/2012 10:33:31 AM     (No. 9041146)

The Bush name is at least linked with tax cuts for us peons, and Saddam Hussein with his chemical weapons of mass destruction is gone (if only we had pulled out at that point). As it is, probably nothing can overcome BDS.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dman, 11/30/2012 10:37:21 AM     (No. 9041160)

#10. I will no longer vote for any Republican. (The only Democrat I have ever voted for was Jimmy Carter. There are many besides me who shared that mental lapse. None before or since - none again ever.) I´m done. If a candidate wants my vote, he or she needs to align with a new party that reflects my values and interests.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 11/30/2012 10:52:21 AM     (No. 9041201)

No JEB!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 11/30/2012 10:54:25 AM     (No. 9041207)

#3 - the GOP died in 2012. They won´t realize it until 2014 when the Dems take back the House and no one cares about their candidates. I´ve already called and told my Congressman that he shouldn´t bother to run in 2014 if he votes to raise any taxes and not cut lots of spending.

If it votes like a Dem, the we might as well vote for the Dem.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: railroadwoman, 11/30/2012 10:56:07 AM     (No. 9041214)

No more Bush´s! The first two were duds - Jeb is a Dud - remember Terri Schiavo? He let her die

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Reply 17 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/30/2012 10:58:30 AM     (No. 9041223)

WHERE are the leaders who will take my beloved country out of the age of darkness that we are entering? I see no one on the horizon. I´m not a Jeb Bush hater, but he is not the one.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/30/2012 11:01:02 AM     (No. 9041229)

Jeb, please go away. It´s over. A rich (Republican) white man has no chance anymore in this country.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 11/30/2012 11:19:14 AM     (No. 9041284)

NO MORE BUSHES

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Reply 20 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 11/30/2012 11:35:52 AM     (No. 9041308)

If the GOP can´t come up with something they stand for, instead of just things they talk about, then I don´t think it matters who they run. Right now the only things I associate with the GOP are perpetual warfare and preaching about social issues that are none of the government´s business to begin with. The Bushes are the epitome of this. The fact that they are even talking about running another one of them convinces me the GOP is finished.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: chillijilli, 11/30/2012 11:39:24 AM     (No. 9041313)

#18, don´t know if it´s that cut and dried.
When I was in Miami after the elections, I asked Raoul, my Cuban-American taxi driver, what he thinks of Sen Marco Rubio. "Very smart mahn!" he said, but continued, "but I cood never vote for heem." "Why is that?" I asked. "Because he only cares about thee reech white peeple, and not me," he answered.
Go figure.
But THAT´S what we´re up against.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: tenncon231, 11/30/2012 11:53:13 AM     (No. 9041333)

Oh boy, another opportunity for the USA to make a statement for history--

The first "black" president--how´s that working for you!

The chance to have history proclaim another first, son of former President elected W, brother of son of former President elected,JEB, George P is waiting for his chance in 20 years to be the grandson of a former President!!

"keep out da bushes"! as jj said!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: RLowe, 11/30/2012 12:08:05 PM     (No. 9041363)

I held my nose tightly and voted for Romney,and the stink still lingers today.
In 2016 I might write in Jim Traficant.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 11/30/2012 12:20:14 PM     (No. 9041401)

Well if the choice is between Bush, Little Ricky Santorum, Michelle Bachman and the pizza guy, I´ll take Bush.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: cav160, 11/30/2012 12:31:46 PM     (No. 9041428)

No way!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: jubal, 11/30/2012 12:48:25 PM     (No. 9041454)

no. No. NO!! NEVER.
The first Bush gave us Bill Clinton.
The second Bush gave us OBAMA.
The next Bush ???
Who knows . . . maybe a Clinton/Obama hybrid?
The end of America as we know it.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: leftcoastmom, 11/30/2012 12:51:05 PM     (No. 9041461)

NO!

Here we go already, the media picking our nominee. I want Rick Santelli or Mark Levin, or Walter Williams(too old) or one of the Koch Bros. Yeah buddy!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/30/2012 1:40:54 PM     (No. 9041588)

No more Bush or Clintons.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 11/30/2012 1:53:57 PM     (No. 9041620)

NONONONONONO

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Reply 30 - Posted by: jimboendaatl, 11/30/2012 2:40:43 PM     (No. 9041714)

Will not vote for another Bush, sorry.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bubby, 11/30/2012 7:45:30 PM     (No. 9042121)

Yes. He will run as the moderate and so will five conservative candidates. The conservative vote will once again be split and the Democrats will vote for Jeb in all the open primaries. We´re screwed. Stop with this open primary crap!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: tisHimself, 11/30/2012 7:56:10 PM     (No. 9042130)

Romney enthusiasts/Palin Haters are silent on this. Hmmmmmm.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Penney, 11/30/2012 7:56:59 PM     (No. 9042132)

No.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 11/30/2012 8:39:22 PM     (No. 9042183)

#32, as one who thought Romney the best of the available candidates and admire the man a great deal - I guess that makes me an "enthusiast" - I´ll withhold judgement until I see who else is running.

A solid conservative would be very welcome, but he or she would have to be someone capable of moving this dumbed down electorate and able to withstand the MSM´s frantic proctological exam.

If you know anybody like that then convince him or her to run. That would be a good starting point. And make sure he or she has access to a king [bleep]load of money and extensive organization before even considering moving to the starting gate.

Not so easy now, is it?

Love Palin, BTW, but she´ll never run for prez.


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Reply 35 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/30/2012 10:44:41 PM     (No. 9042331)

I always vote, but I would stay home if Jeb ran. His mother will not leave this world until she sees him on the ballot.

We would no longer have a border separating US from Mexico. Back to world without borders.

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On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden blamed “hatred” as the motivating force behind voter identification laws in states such as North Carolina, Alabama, and Texas. Biden wants new laws to block “former slave holding states in the south” from discrimination against blacks and other minorities. Biden, speaking at a reception at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., in celebration of African-American History Month, said that, "These guys never go away. Hatred never, never goes away. The zealotry of those who wish to limit the franchise cannot be smothered by reason." Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (I) would take issue with

´I got high´: Obama talks about his teenage
drug use again as he introduces initiative to
help minority boys

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 2/27/2014 5:12:53 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama has launched a new program to help African American boys and drew on the low points in his youth during a speech this afternoon. ´I made bad choices. I got high, not always thinking about the harm it could do. I didn´t always take school as seriously as I should have. I made excuses. Sometimes I sold myself short,´ Obama said in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. His comments about his teenage years came as he launched the program called ´My Brother´s Keeper´ which plans to strengthen efforts in creating more opportunities for young black

Cop tells student filming him: ‘You
just lost your free speech rights!’

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 2/27/2014 5:32:16 AM     Post Reply
A chilling video of Maryland police silencing an innocent student who was recording the arrests of two other people has civil libertarians outraged. The arrests were made at night on the streets of Towson, Maryland. A University of Maryland-Baltimore County student who witnessed the arrests decided to record them using his cell phone. The student, 21-year-old Sergio Gutierrez, was soon approached by officers who objected — wrongly — to his actions. Gutierrez repeatedly told the officers that he knew he had the right to film them, but the cops were prepared to use any excuse to shut him down. First they told


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