Jeb Bush

Last Republican Debate: succinct enumeration of “Republicanism”

by Skip November 12, 2015

Yes, the split between the “We can govern Big Government better than the Democrats” Republicans versus those that actually believe in “Smaller Government” and are willing to work for it.  Jeffrey Lord at Conservative Review has some bon mots on who is in which camp and why the former is as deadly as the Democrats […]

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I do wonder if Jeb can fix this

by Skip November 3, 2015

Heh!  Well, there may be other trouble in Bushville that needs a’fixin’: It is a portrait of deep frustration. Jeb Bush’s campaign has 10 paid staff members in Iowa, it has made 70,380 phone calls to state Republicans and it has collected 5,000 email addresses. For all that, it has recruited just four volunteers statewide […]

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And Judd Gregg just endorsed him – great timing, eh?

by Skip October 30, 2015

All the talk after this last debate is that Jeb! Bush’s campaign is now swirling the drain.  The Great Establishment Hope came into this being the inevitable candidate and was supposed to sweep all away vestige of competition off the Yellow Brick Road (and which with his, his brother’s, and his Dad’s donors, should be […]

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Blogline of the Day – “lose the primary to win the general”?

by Skip September 17, 2015

THE NIGHT BEFORE: HOBNOBBING WITH JEB: “It’s clear — he said as much — that he is itching to run against Hillary Clinton,” Roger Simon writes of his first meeting with the former Florida governor. If only Jeb didn’t seem even more eager to run against the GOP base first, he might be better positioned for his […]

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Unintended Consequences:
The RNC Plot For Jeb!

by Mike September 14, 2015

Steve has written here, and also covered in the Sept 5th newsread, that there appears to be a complex plot by the GOP Establishment (GOPe, rhymes with Dope) to ensure that Jeb actually could lose the early primaries and win the nomination. According to Sundance over at Conservative Treehouse, the plot was originally hatched when […]

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Greg Gutfield – observation on Trump vs Jeb

by Skip September 13, 2015

I had noted this a bit ago and it still seems to hold true as the discussion is STILL about Trump vs Jeb: It is a great contrast between trump and Jeb.  You’ve got a proud vocal RINO and you have Jeb.  But it is like when you look at them together, it’s like comparing […]

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Yo, Jeb – we can blame your clan for our “broken immigration system

by Skip September 6, 2015

Big Government (emphasis mine): MCALLEN, Texas — Given the opportunity to get to the White House, presidential candidate Jeb Bush would fight to grant Dreamers a path to citizenship while working to fix the broken immigration system in America.  “I, as President, I would go to congress and change the law to give them not […]

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Informal Eyeball Poll –
AFP Defending The Dream Videos

by Mike August 26, 2015

This morning, I took a quick peek at our YouTube Video Manager, and saw some surprising numbers, along with this message from the Analytics page: “AFP Summit – Perry: This video got more views in its first 2 days than your other videos from the last 6 months!” This is how the videos of the […]

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Yes, Hillary, PP’s Victims Are “Babies, Citizens”

by Mike August 26, 2015

Who could the Red Queen have been referring to?? How about "babies," "children," or "American citizens." — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 20, 2015 Ooops, sorry, She was of course attempting to put down Jeb Bush for daring to call Anchor Babies by an accurate name. Real Anchor Babies are much too important to their […]

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GOP candidates show reform is possible at NH Education Summit

by Steve MacDonald August 24, 2015
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[Last] Wednesday, Govs.  Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina traveled to the 2015 New Hampshire Education Summit in Londonderry, to sit down for a one-on-one with Campbell Brown, founder of The Seventy Four, a new education news site sponsored by the American Federation of Children. keep reading…

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AFP Defending The American Dream Summit
Keynote Videos

by Mike August 23, 2015

Wish I could have been there – some terrific presentations and speeches! Tim Phillips, AFP president, talks about AFP’s history and mission, and, oh yes – a shout out to David Koch Jeb Bush on his record as [spending] Veto Corleone, and his vision for America. Bobby Jindal absolutely on fire and unapologetic about his […]

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Hillary Clinton – You Cannot Succeed Without Government

by Steve MacDonald August 2, 2015
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We opened the program with the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot of the week. Hillary Clinton, speaking at an Urban League Dinner, went in to a screed that meant: you can’t possibly succeed at anything without government. This was a premeditated attack on the next speaker, Jeb Bush, who said nothing in his defense or to contradict […]

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I call them “Republican Republicans for the sake of the Republican Party”

by Skip July 27, 2015

Conservative Review had a good piece on the 3 types of Republicans that are in that cattle herd called Prez Wannabees (reformatted, emphasis mine): Change Agents Reformers Progressives It was this last category that I read twice and went – yup, this is why we are in trouble.  The post gives a definition for each, […]

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2016 Presidential Campaign – Falling, falling, falling

by Skip July 23, 2015

It’s early.  Too early to put all THAT much stock in these but I consider them, in part, a guidepost.  With Hillary, that guidepost arrow doesn’t seem to be pointing in the right direction; from The Blaze is the Quinnipac poll: and

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CNHT Picnic – Presidential campaign spokesfolks

by Skip July 19, 2015

In addition to Jim Gilmore and Carly Fiorina, some local NH folks acted as stand-ins (or “surrogates”) for other Presidential campaigns: Zack Carrier for the Ted Cruz campaign NH State Rep Victoria Sullivan for the Rand Paul campaign Taylor Baxter, also for the Rand Paul campaign Tom Mulkeen for the Jeb Bush campaign Tom Colantuono […]

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Fredo Arias King – Bush v. Mexico

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2015
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Fredo Arias King talks about international relations with Mexico, and the far reaching effect of a foreign policy decision made by the Bush campaign in April of 2009, (and mirrored by brother Jeb as then Gov. of Florida). *Recorded at the 603 Alliance Grassroots Summit Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us […]

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Bailout Bush!

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2015
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America’s Liberty PAC will be running this Ad in early primary states attacking Jebush on his record regarding bailouts.  America’s Liberty is a Super PAC backing Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. H/T National Review

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“Divine Right”

by Susan Olsen June 21, 2015

Heh. H/T Powerline

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Thinking of Non-Scary: Quote Of The Day

by Mike May 20, 2015

Found this absolute classic from Jonah Goldberg, in a piece entitled “Jeb Has Bigger Problems than His Iraq War Stumble” “Despite raising more money than his brother did, the Jeb Bush campaign has only managed to scare off Mitt Romney.” Ouch!! H/T Joe Miller’s “Restoring Liberty“

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GrokTALK! – More Reasons NOT to Nominate Jeb Bush

by Steve MacDonald May 17, 2015
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David Bozell from ForAmerica is back to talk about why we should not nominate Jeb Bush as the Republican candidate for President, in case you didn’t already have enough reasons of your own.  Why Lindsey Graham is actually running for President. And a few other presidential primary observations. Listen to the entire podcast here Follow […]

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Minority Rapport?
Fake Indian vs Fake Hispanic!

by Mike April 11, 2015

I’ve spent a good bit of time in Latin America, but I’ve never claimed to be Hispanic. I’ve traveled to Indian reservations and casinos, in a Jeep Cherokee, no less, but I don’t call myself a Native American. But this week we discovered a deeper empathy between Liz (Fauxahontas) Warren and Jeb (Juanito) Bush – […]

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So which is it, Jeb? And yes, it IS a BFD!

by Skip March 17, 2015

When Jeb Bush was just leaving the Governorship of Florida as we were just getting the ‘Grok off the ground.  What we learned, in that still early stage of the blogosphere, was that many older pols just didn’t get the Internet – and that what they said was never, EVAH going to be forgotten.  Not […]

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NHGOP Blighted By Mystery Fungus

by Mike March 14, 2015

Fungus Cullen, that is – The guy who ran the NHGOP into the ground, and still thinks he is an official spokesman. “Ted Cruz is someone who will not darken our doorstep” quoth Cullen, during an appearance on Boston Herald Radio’s “Morning Meeting” program “…. he’s not welcome.” Cullen hosted one of several private house […]

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So what would be the difference between Jeb Bush and Hillary – Part 1

by Skip March 4, 2015

Jeb Bush – part of the Bush Dynasty.  It certainly seems that the Establishment GOP is rolling out the carpet for him; here in NH, he’s about to be squired around the State on Friday by Congressman Frank Guinta and former and failed NH GOP Chair Fergus “The Fringe” Cullen.  The problem for me is, […]

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CPAC 2015 – TEA Party walks out on Jeb Bush

by Skip February 27, 2015

(H/T: The Corner)

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Speaking of Flip Flops, here’ssss Jeb Bush!

by Skip January 27, 2015

First and foremost we need to control our border.  A great nation needs to control its border.  Not just at the border, which is hugely important, but also the 40 percent of the people that have come here illegally came with a legal visa and overstayed their bounds.  We ought to be able to figure […]

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Jeb Bush, may I introduce you to two NH candidates…

by Skip December 16, 2014

No, seriously, with each passing day this sounds more like Huntsman II. But with lots, lots, lotsmore money involved. But before pursuing the presidency, Mr. Bush is grappling with the central question of whether he can prevail in a grueling primary battle without shifting his positions or altering his persona to satisfy his party’s hard-liners. In conversations […]

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More Bushisms – this time, from Jeb Bush

by Skip December 4, 2014

Yes, with the 2014 elections now over here in NH, the Presidential Primary now starts to rear its multiple heads (like Hydra, uglier but carrying around more money).  One of the wannabees is the next in line in the Bush Dynasty, Jeb Bush, who had this to say: “I kinda know how a Republican can […]

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Inoculations Must Begin Now To Prevent the Spread of Jebola

by Steve MacDonald October 24, 2014
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I do not agree that Mittens can stop the spread of Jebola, but between the two I’d prefer a third option. I’m also giddy with myself for coming up with Jebola, if you couldn’t tell… Jebola? RT .@allahpundit: If we don’t make this Romney 2016 thing happen soon, people, we’re going to end up with […]

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Rick Perry Talks BLM, Greg Abbott, Jeb Bush, Jobs, and 2016

by Mike April 26, 2014

Your World with Neil Cavuto, Wednesday April 23rd: Rick Perry talks with Stuart Varney about BLM land grabs, Greg Abbott, Jeb Bush’s ludicrous immigration statements, and his 2016 aspirations. If he’d been on this form in 2012, he’d be President today, and never forget his primary campaign slogan “I want to make the Federal Government […]

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