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Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney
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Posted on 03/21/2012 8:02:50 AM PDT by sunmars

ormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush endorsed Mitt Romney after Romney’s lopsided win in Illinois Tuesday night. The former Florida Governor – a Republican heavyweight – called on members of the party to coalesce behind Romney.

“Congratulations to Governor Mitt Romney on his win last night and to all the candidates for a hard fought, thoughtful debate and primary season,” said Bush in a statement. “Primary elections have been held in thirty-four states, and now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall. I am endorsing Mitt Romney for our Party’s nomination. We face huge challenges, and we need a leader who understands the economy, recognizes more government regulation is not the answer, believes in entrepreneurial capitalism and works to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to succeed.”

Bush, the brother of former President George W. Bush, is a much-respected voice in the party and was considered by some to be a leading contender for the nomination if he had d was courted by some conservatives as an alternative candidate. But he rejected calls for his candidacy. Romney also won the primary in Bush’s home state of Florida.

His father, former President George H.W. Bush has also endorsed Romney.

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To: musicman

Bush 41 also became too friendly with Clinton for my liking. The gop is swinging to the left..true conservatives are becoming an endangered species in this country.


52 posted on 03/21/2012 9:11:00 AM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: freedomfirst007

But Jeb is anti-conservative and anti-tea party. So the base is not happy with him and his family.


53 posted on 03/21/2012 9:15:39 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: The Great RJ
"While things are no totally over for Santorum and certainly over for Gingrich, I think we have to resign ourselves to Romney being the GOP nominee. Despite Romney’s shortcomings on conservative principles he would be infinitely better as President than a second term for Obama. What conservatives need to do is stick to our principles and see that Romney runs to the right of center and picks a team that includes many conservatives. We have to avoid the mealy mouthed middle of the road lets compromise with liberals that was the hallmark of the McCane disaster. Obama is beatable if we stick to his record and put some fire in Romney’s belly."

Kind of like Lucy & Charlie Brown with the football. They've been pulling this garbage on Conservatives forever. We hold our nose & vote for their RiNOs. Maybe you're ready to resign yourself that Romney will be the GOP nominee, but you may be surprised to learn that all of us are not okay with that.

So now, our principles are to see that Romney runs to the right of center & picks a Conservative team!! We'll just send that message to Romney & like Obama - he'll say anything to get elected. We'll just brain wash ourselves into forgetting about what he did as Governor & we'll feel better about pretending that he's the only Conservative in this presidential race. We'll soldier up & vote for him to make the GOP happy, & they'll just keep doing this to us in the next election, & all future elections - if in fact, the country is not destroyed by that time.

We'll be like the black vote that the RATS depend on to get elected.....after all, where else will we go? The old game of 'they won't vote for Obama, so we don't have to worry'.

I voted for McCain because of Sarah, but I'm opting out of playing the game anymore!

54 posted on 03/21/2012 9:20:10 AM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: katiedidit1; Christie at the beach; txrangerette

(Thank you for your replies to my post!!)


55 posted on 03/21/2012 9:21:28 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: sunmars

As if this is a big surprise. Endorses mittens and he will probably vote for Hussein.


56 posted on 03/21/2012 9:21:28 AM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: sunmars
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57 posted on 03/21/2012 9:31:27 AM PDT by italyconservative (No Mittens needed - Winter is Over!!)
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To: Longbow1969
Voting for the lesser of 2 evils is what happens in a system where there is no opportunity for coalition building.

Here it comes...

58 posted on 03/21/2012 9:32:26 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: The Great RJ

What’s going to be funny is that as Romney continues to build his confidence that he has cemented the nomination, he’ll start moving back to center. His natural impulse is moderate, and he’ll think he doesn’t have to throw red meat to the right anymore. So expect a bunch of non-conservative gaffes from Romney. The Republican media will try to knock them down, but the remaining primaries might start to fan the flames if people who lean conservative start seeing Romney swerve left again. Romney is still going to get some beatings, I expect even if he does think this is done.


59 posted on 03/21/2012 9:49:55 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: sunmars

Stay out da Bushes


60 posted on 03/21/2012 9:52:19 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: sunmars

Rinosexuals


61 posted on 03/21/2012 10:07:15 AM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: sunmars

Rinosexuals


62 posted on 03/21/2012 10:07:30 AM PDT by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: marshmallow

Prescott Bush was the first of the bad Bushes, or was there one before Prescott? Bushes though are not RINOs; it’s the conservatives who are the true “Republicans” in name only.


63 posted on 03/21/2012 10:27:42 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people have again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: The Great RJ

“While things are no totally over for Santorum and certainly over for Gingrich, I think we have to resign ourselves to Romney being the GOP nominee. Despite Romney’s shortcomings on conservative principles he would be infinitely better as President than a second term for Obama. What conservatives need to do is stick to our principles and see that Romney runs to the right of center and picks a team that includes many conservatives. We have to avoid the mealy mouthed middle of the road lets compromise with liberals that was the hallmark of the McCane disaster. Obama is beatable if we stick to his record and put some fire in Romney’s belly.”

-Wishful thinking, but not happening. If Romney hasn’t got the fire in his belly by now he never will.


64 posted on 03/21/2012 10:34:24 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: sunmars

And here people thought Jeb was the “smart one”. At least this should put an end to the Bush dynasty, now that they’ve exposed themselves once and for all as the RINOs they are.


65 posted on 03/21/2012 10:36:29 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: musicman
Nothing in your predictions will come true...nothing.

First of all, the Tea Party supported Romney in IL to the tune of 47%, so there is nothing to get rid of. The Tea Party is a “secular” bunch, so you know they wouldn't support a moral man like Santorum, by and large.

Santorum will not get nor even be offered the VP slot and Santorum can still win the nomination. It ain't over yet, but I see you're more than willing to throw in his towel.

Newt lost, all on his own, nobody did it for him and nobody is going to reward him for his contribution to the destruction of this race.

Romney and his liberal and greedy PAC have bought his success, to date - that can still change. We still have a chance to right the wrongs of worshiping greed.

There is no doubt the picture posted is a one-world-government picture, but I wouldn't be surprised if Newt took the picture himself.

We'll never make it to a 2016 race before everyone in this evil nation is begging God for mercy. And, with that being the case, we'll have morality back in the forefront of our criteria as it should be.

66 posted on 03/21/2012 10:37:45 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: sunmars

dear jeb,

Take your mitt and shove it.


67 posted on 03/21/2012 10:42:18 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: sunmars; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; ..
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VP Jeb?

My first thought, too.

. . . . Check out # 23.

68 posted on 03/21/2012 10:43:56 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: sunmars

Very possibly what he’s angling for.

Jeb Bush is just a pandering Karl Rove RINO.


69 posted on 03/21/2012 10:47:32 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: freedomfiter2

” Now how can we best help his opposition in Congress?”

W H A T opposition??


70 posted on 03/21/2012 10:47:57 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: musicman

bump


71 posted on 03/21/2012 10:48:33 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LucyT

Romney Bush!

Perfect, another Bush in the White House...Let the great Bush dynasty live!


72 posted on 03/21/2012 10:57:19 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: F15Eagle

Karl Rove can be Romney’s White House spokesperson. Get McCain a spot too! 4 years later, we can run Jed, and Rove can be his VP!!


73 posted on 03/21/2012 10:59:46 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: sunmars

The GOP E supports the GOP E - who woulda thunk it!

The GOP E is saying they support PRO HOMO agenda, PRO ABORTION, anti-traditional Marriage, Socialism Big Gov’t healthcare, appt of liberal judges.

Can we agree there is ONE ideology disguised in two parties. Like they got Americans going and coming!

Time for a 2nd party - the GOP E is a front for the liberals - they are one party!


74 posted on 03/21/2012 11:22:11 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Iscool
They are all on one team...I'm on the other...

BUMP!!

75 posted on 03/21/2012 11:26:20 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: sunmars

I’m shocked!!! Especially, after Barbara Bush went on Fox shilling for Romney! I apologize for the voters of Illinois, delusion is in the water I guess, and I drink bottle water!


76 posted on 03/21/2012 11:37:52 AM PDT by Dengar01 (Go Bulls!!! Go Blackhawks!!!)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
All we need now is for Chamberlain to come back from Munich waving a piece of paper.

HAHAHAHA!!!

77 posted on 03/21/2012 11:39:29 AM PDT by Dengar01 (Go Bulls!!! Go Blackhawks!!!)
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To: sunmars
Bushs would endorse Obama if he was in the GOP. All I’m seeing in this endorsement though is “Pick Me Mitty Pick Me”. If GW Bush had not wanted the programs we have today and the expansion of presidential powers and federal agencies he dreamed up that took place under his terms maybe Obama would have been Constitutionally held in check. For what is going on today thank “W” for setting the precedents for it. All three Bushs no difference in them whatsoever except age.
78 posted on 03/21/2012 11:39:56 AM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: Pravious; Quix

His ONE World Gov’t daddy Bush hijacked the Republican party and aligned themselves with the rats/socialism. That’s why the conservative era is dead to them. In ideology they are ONE party, for votes they are two.

We never had a conservative president or a conservative push after he was VP to the greatest president. They despise conservatives, they trash them but will claim when ‘IT” suits their purpose to deceive - for votes.


79 posted on 03/21/2012 11:40:05 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: LibsRJerks
Either that, or just let Obama get in and let the entire THING collapse like a house of cards

It's going to crash no matter who wins or what happens so we might as well get started. The sooner it happens the sooner we can rebuild.

80 posted on 03/21/2012 11:41:00 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Brass, copper, lead. The new precious metals.)
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To: presently no screen name
Time for a 2nd party

We were there 12 years ago.

81 posted on 03/21/2012 11:55:48 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: cva66snipe
Bushs would endorse Obama if he was in the GOP. All I’m seeing in this endorsement though is “Pick Me Mitty Pick Me”. If GW Bush had not wanted the programs we have today and the expansion of presidential powers and federal agencies he dreamed up that took place under his terms maybe Obama would have been Constitutionally held in check. For what is going on today thank “W” for setting the precedents for it. All three Bushs no difference in them whatsoever except age.

Absolutely.

They're all riding in the same limo.

This became inordinately clear years ago.

82 posted on 03/21/2012 11:58:32 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: presently no screen name

The only logical conclusion

I can draw from all the facts related to that era and Bush SR

is

that he was Reagan’s boss—making sure that Reagan towed the globalist line as ordered when ordered—like the good actor he was hired to be.

I loved Reagan and still do.

Nevertheless, no one in the Whitehouse for at least 150 years has been an independent leader. No one.


83 posted on 03/21/2012 11:59:27 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Vaquero

Well, somebody has to hold Jeb’s place in line.


84 posted on 03/21/2012 12:10:37 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: sunmars

The country isn’t ready to vote for another Bush so if Jeb gets the VP nod then the GOP just handed another, and the last, free election to Soros & Co. Heil, Hussein!


85 posted on 03/21/2012 12:49:45 PM PDT by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: Quix

I disagree. There are still Patriots standing up for Truth/Our Constitution. The media and the GOP E will stand in their way every time - Reagan got through. But since then they bonded with the enemy as ONE, disguising themselves as two for votes only.

What we see in gov’t, we see in the ‘religious’ community as well. Those who stand up for Truth will be slammed and ordered to succumb to PC and any other trick to keep them suppressed. Some are called charlatans while the real charlatans go unnoticed. All by deceiving those who can be deceived.

Deception is the only tool satan has and is using it in our gov’t and churches. It ALL is, after all, a spiritual battle. Nothing new under the sun. And it will all end and come to naught and HE will separate the wheat from the chaff. If there were no wheat, as you suggest, there is nothing to separate. They weren’t/aren’t ‘acting’, they were/are ‘real’.

We are always given a choice/road to follow and ‘many’ accept the wrong choice/road and only a ‘few’ accept the right choice/road as we know from Scripture. And we see it being played out before our eyes both in gov’t sector and in the religious sector.

Everything we do/say/believe shows our heart to HIM. He doesn’t judge our actions but our heart. And He will present it back to us at His judgement. And being in front of ALL Truth, they will see how they condemned themselves.

And hearts that deceived and condemn others through their lies/actions are vile - think Barry and Mitt. And hearts that don’t know any better hurt others because of their lack of knowledge and others suffer the consequences because of their laziness to seek knowledge and, instead, rely on their preconceived thoughts and/or fear. Some have no desire to learn and grow, they already know it all. Yet, no one does. But those learning and growing, undoubtedly, can’t tell the know it all’s anything. PRIDE - as it was in/before the beginning.


86 posted on 03/21/2012 12:56:35 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: sunmars
Hey Jeb !   Fellatio much ?

disgraceful

87 posted on 03/21/2012 2:00:48 PM PDT by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: balls

Obama will appoint hundreds of liberal/marxist judges to the Supreme Court and other courts. And those marxist judges will continue to do damage to the U.S. for decades.


88 posted on 03/21/2012 2:45:14 PM PDT by rurgan (Make all laws have an expiration date of 3 years. too many laws is the problem)
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To: rurgan

“Obama will appoint hundreds of liberal/marxist judges to the Supreme Court and other courts. And those marxist judges will continue to do damage to the U.S. for decades.”

Romney won’t?


89 posted on 03/21/2012 2:51:01 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Clintonfatigued; RitaOK
Well, there goes my 3 year old prediction that Jeb would be the nominee coming out of a brokered convention.

Not that I wanted another Bush, I didn't and don't. But compared to Romney, Jeb looks uber-right wing.

90 posted on 03/21/2012 3:14:34 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Establishment is the establishment.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Ah, Jeb. He is such a romantique. He can charm Romney and still take the crown. The unifier of the factions, should Myth stumble and fall short.


91 posted on 03/21/2012 4:07:03 PM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK

Ehhhhh...I don’t think a Bush will win the POTUS again. I don’t see a Bush as VP even.


92 posted on 03/21/2012 4:31:27 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Establishment is the establishment.)
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To: sunmars

The state murder of Terri Shiavo will come back to bite
JEB Bush square in the azz if he ever decides to run for president, or Romney makes the mistake of putting him on the ticket. He and his RINO brother sat back and didn’t do one damn thing to stop her murder.


93 posted on 03/21/2012 5:03:41 PM PDT by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: rurgan

“Obama will appoint hundreds of liberal/marxist judges to the Supreme Court and other courts. And those marxist judges will continue to do damage to the U.S. for decades.”

That’s so true, but completely not understood by the mental midgets on this thread! (The childish post that followed your well reasoned statement was so predictable).


94 posted on 03/21/2012 5:48:14 PM PDT by balls (0 lies like a Muslim (Google "taqiyya"))
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To: sunmars; All

It should read “Jeb Bush endorses Obama for a second term.”

That is what endorsing Romney in effect does.


95 posted on 03/21/2012 7:32:52 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: sunmars

Etch-a-Sketch meets Silly Putty.


96 posted on 03/21/2012 8:32:03 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: sunmars
Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney

No surprise there. Liberals always flock together.

97 posted on 03/21/2012 9:30:48 PM PDT by Ron H.
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To: sunmars
Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney

No surprise there. Liberals always flock together.

98 posted on 03/21/2012 9:31:20 PM PDT by Ron H.
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To: sunmars

No, VP Marco. As an aside, I endorse Jeb’s younger son for a four year tour with and infantry battalion. How does that sound?


99 posted on 03/21/2012 9:34:00 PM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: The Great RJ

I will not “resign myself” to Romney and I will not vote for him. If that is what the republican party gives us, then they deserve to lose.


100 posted on 03/22/2012 7:08:16 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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