Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

The big debate squabble

We will not win if we just complain about how bad things are.–Jeb Bush A Republican nominee should “lose the primary to win the general without violating your principles.”–Jeb Bush “Let’s get away from this top-down planning.”— Bobby Jindal. Reince Priebus … Continue reading

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Education in Florida

To save Florida’s children from failing schools, I took on the powerful education unions, created the most ambitious school choice program in the nation and coupled that with a bold accountability system. As a result, Florida’s children have made vast … Continue reading

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Export Import Bank reauthorization

The charter for the Export-Import Bank will expire on June 30 unless Congress renews it. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, reportedly said that Congress should let the Export-Import Bank expire. Jordan cited widespread opposition … Continue reading

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Voices at “First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference”

Voices at “First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in Nashua, New Hampshire April 18, 2015.” The candidates explain themselves. “We will not win if we just complain about how bad things are.”–Jeb Bush “Large corporations don’t pay taxes but … Continue reading

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Evolving politics

Reportedly Senator Ted Cruz will run for President as an unabashed conservative, presenting himself as an alternative to the “mushy middle.” However, Jeb Bush, who famously said he might have to lose the primary to win the election, recognizes that … Continue reading

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Mark Shields on Presidential nominations

Will GOP voters, with no clear favorite and no designated successor, choose with their hearts or their heads? Will Democrats be able to settle and fall in love with the overwhelming front-runner?–Mark Shields Mark Shields, in a column in the … Continue reading

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The world’s most powerful woman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to be the most powerful woman in the world today. This may be an understatement–she may be the most powerful politician regardless of gender. Merkel has created a ruling party of the center in … Continue reading

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It’s Jeb.

Republicans will nominate Jeb Bush to run for President in 2016, here’s why. Republicans are generally conservative; the Bush brand worked twice, so they will try that again. The money, eager for a win, will rain down on Bush. Bush … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush

“There are a lot of ways to serve and being President is not the only one, and I would hope that someone else would run.” — Barbara Bush Would Jeb Bush be a responsible candidate for President? Bush grew up in … Continue reading

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