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George H.W. Bush’s Grandson to Enter
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Posted By: Imright, 12/9/2019 7:12:50 PM

Pierce Bush, the grandson of the late George H.W. Bush, is entering the race for an open congressional seat in Texas on Monday, according to an email from his father, Neil Bush.The Texas Tribune reported that Pierce Bush, who currently serves as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, is expected to announce his candidacy for the 22nd District of Texas in suburban Houston, which is currently being held by retiring Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX).In the email from Neil Bush obtained by the Tribune, Neil touts Pierce’s nonprofit career and asks his friends to donate to his campaign.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo 12/9/2019 7:16:47 PM (No. 257456)
Thank goodness I don't live in the 22nd district of Texas. I'm tired of crawling over broken glass to vote for RINOs!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HPmatt 12/9/2019 7:22:45 PM (No. 257461)
He can team up with Ivanka and figure out new ways to give away more taxpayer money! 3 months leave federal workers, extend tax credits to non-profits....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 12/9/2019 7:22:56 PM (No. 257463)
Pierce, are you of the new world order, too, like your granddaddy was?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: zzzghy 12/9/2019 7:31:26 PM (No. 257467)
Why not? Beats working for a living.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 12/9/2019 7:32:57 PM (No. 257468)
10-11 years ago I'd have been glad about this.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: droopydog 12/9/2019 7:39:04 PM (No. 257472)
Pierce Bush? Is this some sort of sick joke? Great, another Bush.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: cor-vet 12/9/2019 7:41:32 PM (No. 257476)
The Bushes need to go away and take the Clinton and Kennedy families with them! We don't do dynastys.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Periwinkel 12/9/2019 7:44:44 PM (No. 257477)
It reads this is the son of Neil of the Silverado Savings and Loan (Denver) fame. The same guy whose mother, Barbara, said "the only reason they are prosecuting Neil is because he is the son of the President! Barbara, dear, that is the only reason he was invited to be on the Board of Directors...shades of Hunter Biden...energy company...son of an important American with absolutely no experience. It looks like Hunter/Joe Biden are not the first to play this game. I think it's time the Bushies get real jobs, with P&L sheets and actual cash flow.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Starboard_side 12/9/2019 7:54:03 PM (No. 257483)
So, decided to go for the safer seat instead of the 7th where his grandfather used to represent, and face a tougher Dem opponent? If he can maintain the seat, it's a win, since Pete Olson seems to have won in 2018 by only 5 points (down from 16 in prior elections).
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Reply 10 - Posted by: chumley 12/9/2019 8:12:19 PM (No. 257488)
Those Bushes are like herpes. They never go away for long.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: obdurate 12/9/2019 8:26:09 PM (No. 257498)
To paraphrase the eloquent revrum Jackson;"Stay out da Bushes!"
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DanvilleBill 12/9/2019 9:18:45 PM (No. 257525)
When I was a kid one of my jobs to pay for my college was working the back end of a garbage truck. I also was a bus boy, waited on tables and was a parking attendant. When I read that one of these new Bush people got their college degrees this way, I might support them. But not until... and they probably don't need my money anyway.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: dovestar 12/9/2019 9:30:08 PM (No. 257530)
My district, and another opportunistic snake in the grass/Bushes. I suppose the spineless Republicans will just make way for him because of his name and I will be forced to choose between him and some Democrat with a foreign surname. A pox on them all.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano 12/9/2019 9:43:38 PM (No. 257537)
First and last time I'll ever agree with Rev. Jackson. Stay out da' Bush's.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter 12/9/2019 9:51:23 PM (No. 257540)
I will pray no conservative is fooled one bit by what is happening here. Next generation of Deep Staters being launched from my state. I told you Rove has been a busy beaver. After people voted for Romney, I wish I could had more faith Texans would reject Bush.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ladyhawke 12/9/2019 10:14:04 PM (No. 257553)
No more Bushes!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Moritz55 12/9/2019 10:24:55 PM (No. 257558)
Hopefully he will be judged on his own merits.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 12/9/2019 10:33:13 PM (No. 257563)
They just can't keep their snouts out of the public trough.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: john56 12/9/2019 10:37:24 PM (No. 257567)
I have had a rule to vote for No More Bushes. My last vote for a Bush was 2004. Since I live in Texas, I have had several opportunities to test that theory in primary and general elections for Jeb!'s son as Land Commissioner. A job he's screwed up numerous times.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lawsy0 12/9/2019 10:42:34 PM (No. 257570)
I am way past getting over another governmental dynasty. Of course, he may go no farther than Texas, but I must be realistic. Somebody could have convinced him it is his destiny.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: bobn.t 12/9/2019 10:52:24 PM (No. 257576)
Who cares?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 12/10/2019 12:16:52 AM (No. 257609)
There is not the slightest chance I would ever again vote for ANY Bush. But, I don't live there, so I hope that folks that do live there are smart enough to not vote for another Bush, too.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: SpentPenny 12/10/2019 12:31:18 AM (No. 257614)
Is there a way to prevent hiim from running as a republican? It is embarrassing.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 12/10/2019 1:05:09 AM (No. 257623)
Perhaps with the Bushes, it's Man-a-Pest Destiny.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: GOPinTN 12/10/2019 4:42:06 AM (No. 257670)
No thanks, I'm Bushed.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: 49 Ford 12/10/2019 6:23:01 AM (No. 257713)
I know everyone here is tired of the Bush family, but there other considerations. Who else is seeking the nomination, if anyone? What is the make up of the district's electorate - is this one of those places that is rapidly turning suburban blue? Is a "moderate" Republican the best we can hope for here? And does any of us know anything about Pierce Bush other than his last name? I don't know the answers to those questions, but we need to be mindful that politics is an irksome business. You take what you can get.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/10/2019 1:33:08 PM (No. 258090)
I know nothing about Pierce. Other than the fact he is not a Schiff, Nadlder, Pelsosi. AOC and a list of damocrats to more than fill this page. He may be a RINO. I don't know, but would you want AOC in his place? I realize she is in a different district and they are not in direct competition. AOC just know when or where she should shut her mouth.
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