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Jeb Bush: Obama won reelection
by ‘dividing the country’

Washington Post, by Sean Sullivan

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/10/2013 11:22:45 AM

President Obama won a second term in the White House in part by “dividing the country,” former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) said in an interview that aired on Sunday morning. “I think the basic part of his campaign was that those that were successful weren’t paying their fair share, even though we have incredibly high taxes for high income Americans,” Bush said on CBS News’ “Face The Nation.” “I think he ran a campaign of them and us. And it was quite effective, that somehow the Republicans don’t care about the large number of people.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 3/10/2013 11:28:21 AM     (No. 9217870)

Go away, Jeb - - go far, far away.

Sheeesh!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 3/10/2013 11:34:01 AM     (No. 9217874)

Beat me to it, #1. Go away, Jeb. Guess we´ll have to learn how to say that in Spanish.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: simpleman, 3/10/2013 11:39:45 AM     (No. 9217880)

...Jeb, pointing out the obvious and offering nothing insightful, as is usual.
Jeb, do you know how your style fence walking politics led to the devaluation of our freedom? I wont hold my breath for that answer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 3/10/2013 11:42:46 AM     (No. 9217884)

well DUH! Jeb

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tisHimself, 3/10/2013 11:43:58 AM     (No. 9217887)

This, after Bush loyalists procured the nomination for a severe conservative by dividing the party.

There is nothing Bush Rove loyalists can offer in the form of a solution.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: congaree53, 3/10/2013 11:44:08 AM     (No. 9217888)

Dumb as an ashtray, like his brother and Joe Biden.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 3/10/2013 11:48:24 AM     (No. 9217896)

If this idiot runs, I may vote for the RAT.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MissMolly, 3/10/2013 11:51:46 AM     (No. 9217902)

Chum is trolled in the water and the sharks obligingly gather.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/10/2013 11:53:47 AM     (No. 9217910)

Jeb thinks he is going to work with the democrats. Alas, I don´t want anyone to work with the democrats. I want the democrats defeated and thrown out of office.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano, 3/10/2013 12:05:28 PM     (No. 9217926)

Thank you, Jeb. Ever since last November, we Country Class rubes have been scratching our heads and beating each other up wondering just what happened. Thank you for enlightening us and making it all clear.

You can run along now. Permanently. Take the family.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 3/10/2013 12:20:27 PM     (No. 9217941)

...SHUT UP JEB BUSH...the election was stolen from romney by multiple minority and illegal votes for obama and by george soros stealing white electronic votes for romney...but rino advisers like bush and rove gave romney TERRIBLE campaign advise.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Justavoter, 3/10/2013 12:33:56 PM     (No. 9217957)

Yea, Obama divided the voters then he stole it. Fraud

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Reply 13 - Posted by: zzzghy, 3/10/2013 12:47:21 PM     (No. 9217969)

It was outright fraud, li´l jebbie. They really didn´t bother too much to disguise it, knowing the sheep and lemmings couldn´t care less anyway.

That is, as long as the dancing, pawning, singing and gator-killin´ teevee shows continue to hip-mo-tize the masses.

I figure our freedom-loving goose is likely already cooked and served, but having no other reasonable option, I choose to remain semi-hopeful.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tomishere, 3/10/2013 12:49:19 PM     (No. 9217972)

It´s amazing how so many of you spout opinions on Jeb Bush no knowing anything about his record. For the unabashed ignorant on the tread, Bush is an economic conservative, social conservative and law and order conservative. He never forced young girls to take a vaccine for HPV. I know most of the above posters wouldn´t let facts get in their way, it´s so much more fun to mindlessly lable everyone a rino.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 3/10/2013 12:51:07 PM     (No. 9217975)

O won by stealing Florida, Ohio, Colorado, and Pennsylvania.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 3/10/2013 12:59:19 PM     (No. 9217993)

# 11 Karl Rove was not an advisor to Romney.
His two PACs American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS are legally forbidden from coordinating with campaigns.
The Crossroads ads were some of the hardest hitting and well done against Obama and other Democrats.
Crossroads always took the gloves off , their advertising shop was superb.
Rove 100% supported all the Republican candidates running-except Akin in 12 and O´Donnell in 10.
Not a single candidate told Rove to stop running ads against their opponent.
The trashing of Rove is nonsensical and ignorant,
especially since his two PACS
spent almost 200 million in 2012 and 33 million in 2010
supporting Republicans ,
including Tea Party candidates.
But, somehow he´s the bad guy because the candidates couldn´t convince the voters to support them.
While there was no doubt vote chicanery ,
it cannot account for the million more votes
Democrat House candidates
received nationally and the 4.9 million
more votes Obama received.
Romney had a bigger Republican vote tally than McCain, but, it just wasn´t enough.
Blaming Rove and Jeb Bush because the country has shifted away from the Tea Party and Republicans
is ignoring reality.
To paraphrase Sally Field-they just don´t like us, anymore.
We lost 8 House seats , the Democrats
increased their Senate margin to
a 10 seat majority and Obama was re elected.
Pelosi is just 17 seats away from retaking the Speakership in 2014. A better message and better candidates
is the only way to stop that nightmare from happening.





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Reply 17 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/10/2013 1:00:36 PM     (No. 9217995)

the idea that 0bama won because of voter fraud if foolish.

the republican base did not show up and that is why etch a sketch lost.

the establishment does not want to admit this else they admit their power is gone.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 3/10/2013 1:01:04 PM     (No. 9217996)

El duh Jeb. A little Spanish lingo so Jeb can understand.
I might not know what a good job Jeb Bush did or didn´t do as Florida´s governor but one think that I really dislike is his stance on amnisty and immigration. That´s all I need to know.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: tisHimself, 3/10/2013 1:02:30 PM     (No. 9217998)

Romneys PACs were filled with Rove proteges and surrogates.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/10/2013 1:19:20 PM     (No. 9218020)

Jeb seems like a nice enough guy and I bet he´d make a good neighbor. However, having seen him on Fox this a.m., I know he´s just another moderate who thinks that compromise is king. It´s hard to believe how many people seem to forget that the left in this country has already pushed real Americans who love this country and its founding principles to the point where there is no longer any middle ground on which to stand. The GOP may well ignore this at its own peril and perhaps its demise. Both outcomes may be difficult for this country to survive. It seems we don´t have much time to turn this thing around and a third party may take shape too late. We´ll see.......

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Reply 21 - Posted by: 4freedom, 3/10/2013 1:34:42 PM     (No. 9218052)

It´s not who votes that counts, it´s who counts the votes. Stalin said this not Marx, but close enough.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: wsdiego, 3/10/2013 1:51:00 PM     (No. 9218089)

How hard was that to figure out over the last 4 yrs?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/10/2013 2:12:07 PM     (No. 9218111)

Jeb Bush would UNITE THE COUNTRY!

(Behind Hillary Clinton.)

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Reply 24 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 3/10/2013 2:42:34 PM     (No. 9218145)

With one notable exception, you guys all beat me to it.

Jeb, baby: Just go away, pah-leeeze!!!

Your time has come and long gone.

I believe in your brother´s neck of the woods, they´d describe your talents as, "all hat and no cattle."

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/10/2013 2:54:25 PM     (No. 9218163)

If the Republican (Stupid) Party ever goes along with any sort of liberal Democrat amnesty for 11-20 million illegal aliens including a special path to citizenship, the Republicans will be committing long-term political suicide. As some years after such an amnesty the liberal Democrats will end up with 10 million or so new voters by way of their special path to citizenship, while the Republican share of the so-called Hispanic vote will increase from about 27% to about 32% and that is not a winning hand, no matter what Bush and other cheap labor Republicans are telling the country.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dman, 3/10/2013 3:06:39 PM     (No. 9218181)

The GOP Establishment did their part by elevating a candidate whose religion, even though I have no personal objection to it, did influence some in the evangelical wing to sit this one out. It did its best to marginalize and sideline the Tea Partiers, a few of whom also sat it out, but most voted anyway for the sake of the country and their children. It torpedoed primary candidates who might have had a broader appeal and who might not have perpetuated the "party of the rich" stereotype, which the Dems exploited to keep some blue collar workers from voting GOP. The Establishment will now propel Jeb for 2016.

No thanks.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: govlawyer, 3/10/2013 3:42:11 PM     (No. 9218216)

Romney lost for a variety of reasons that in the aggregate sunk his candidacy; there is no single bullet that did the job. To look for one is useless.

Jeb, how can I politely say this? If you get the nomination, there is no way in hell that I´m going to vote for you. I bought the establishment BS in November and we got Zippy for another 4 years.

I fully expect you to engage in Rovian scorched earth tactics in the primaries which will wound or eliminate any challenger, but will go to further weaken whatever ability some of the voters will have to hold their noses and pull the lever for you.

If you want Hillary in 2016, then go ahead and do what many of us expect you will do- but I won´t be voting for anyone, except maybe Mickey Mouse as a write-in if you do.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: bob913, 3/10/2013 4:04:41 PM     (No. 9218244)

You and other rinos helped...alot. That and the massive voting fraud in Florida and other states.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ocho reales, 3/10/2013 5:11:12 PM     (No. 9218315)

OK # 1 and 2. Here it is in Spanish: Oye, Jeb Bush, vete de aqui, y no regresa mas. Estamos hartos de los Bushes.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: lu shissler, 3/10/2013 6:06:39 PM     (No. 9218366)

No, Bush! You and youe elite divided the couyntry!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: lu shissler, 3/10/2013 6:08:06 PM     (No. 9218368)

No, Bush! You and your elite divided the country!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 3/10/2013 6:27:45 PM     (No. 9218389)

Although the country IS divided, Jeb, the election was lost due to a divided Republican Party. Your father sowed the seeds with his kinder, gentler America and subsequent tax increases. Your brother then exacerbated the situation with his prescription drug program and desire for amnesty. In less than 20 years, your family is largely responsible for the mess we´re in today. We do not need any more Clintons OR Bushes!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: scott5js, 3/10/2013 6:41:14 PM     (No. 9218395)

This country has been divided for years; it did not start with the 2012 election and Jeb Bush is talking through his hat. One reason is a very partisan Republican Party, many of whose followers have shown tremendous disrespect for a Democratic President.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 3/10/2013 6:49:32 PM     (No. 9218400)

After reading this thread, I finally get it. The Bushes are the enemy! Gee, I thought the libs and Obama were the ones destroying the country, but I see I was wrong.

A word to #16. Don´t try to confuse some posters with facts. They would much rather post "go away" and "shut up" than actually write something that might take a little thought.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/11/2013 12:07:07 AM     (No. 9218668)

Another slow learner.

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Secretary of State John Kerry today warned Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay clear of the political turmoil in Ukraine, adding that the U.S. doesn´t view the international tussle over the democratic movement in Kiev as a continuation of the Cold War. “We do not believe this should be an East-West, Russia-United States. This is not ‘Rocky IV´, believe me. We don´t see it that way,” Kerry said in a reference to the popular film in which Sylvester Stallone’s character is pitted against a Soviet bully. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Kerry urged Putin to be “very careful” as he plots

Russia with plans for military bases
in Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela

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MercoPress [Montevideo, Uruguay], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 2/27/2014 1:26:42 PM     Post Reply
Russia is planning to expand its permanent military presence outside its borders by placing military bases or seeking permission for navy ships to use ports in a number of foreign countries, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday. The list includes Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, the Seychelles, Singapore and several other countries. Shoigu in remarks carried by Russian news agencies also revealed that the military was also conducting talks with Algeria and Cyprus. He said that it was essential for the Russian navy to be able to call at their ports to service its ships. Shoigu said Russia was also talking

Kerry Kennedy not guilty
of drugged driving

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New York Post, by Laurel Babcock & Jeane MacIntosh    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/28/2014 11:10:00 AM     Post Reply
Kerry Kennedy has been found not guilty of drugged driving — and gave herself a hearty round of applause after jurors were dismissed from court by a Westchester County judge. The jury handed down the verdict after just 30 minutes of deliberation Friday morning. The six-member panel had deliberated about 45 minutes Thursday night after being handed the case. Kennedy — who had faced up to a year in jail if convicted — hugged both her lawyers as the verdict was read, and then began clapping after the jurors left the courtroom. Her lawyers and a band of supporters, including

´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

Why we’re actually mad at ruthless
‘Jeopardy!’ contestant Arthur Chu

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Washington Post, by Caitlin Dewey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/28/2014 2:12:17 PM     Post Reply
The question isn’t why Arthur Chu brought his peculiar, buzzer-smacking brand of game play to “Jeopardy.” The question is why, in 50 long years of the show’s history, more people haven’t done the same. Chu, if you haven’t heard of him, is the “Jeopardy” contestant nonchalantly bulldozing America’s collective nostalgic vision for how game shows should work, who cruised to his eighth straight victory on Thursday night. The insurance compliance technician from Ohio who is also a “stand-up comedian, Shakespearean actor, improviser, tour guide, genius and, most importantly, voiceover artist,” according to his Web site — has used his renegade style

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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