Andrew Sullivan calls it quits

This is mildly surprising.

One of the things I’ve always tried to do at the Dish is to be up-front with readers. This sometimes means grotesque over-sharing; sometimes it means I write imprudent arguments I have to withdraw; sometimes it just means a monthly update on our revenues and subscriptions; and sometimes I stumble onto something actually interesting. But when you write every day for readers for years and years, as I’ve done, there’s not much left to hide. And that’s why, before our annual auto-renewals, I want to let you know I’ve decided to stop blogging in the near future.

via A Note To My Readers « The Dish.

Sullivan has been blogging for a very long time, since before 9/11. 15 years. That is an eternity in online years. I can understand the reasoning:

I’ve had increasing health challenges these past few years. They’re not HIV-related; my doctor tells me they’re simply a result of fifteen years of daily, hourly, always-on-deadline stress. These past few weeks were particularly rough – and finally forced me to get real.

I can totally relate. Sitting on my butt and writing for 10 years, basically caused me to get type II diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. I mean, it does run in my family; but sitting around and writing did not help any either.

I did not always agree with Sullivan, but I did think that he was a talented writer.I hate to see someone just walk away from the blogging scene. It causes the field to become more bare. I think lots of opinion is good; and Sullivan had a legit position — even if I did not agree with it.

I wish him and his partner the best.

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Rep. John Yarmuth is absolutely correct

The Audio:

The Story:

Rep. John Yarmuth says Republican House Speaker John Boehner inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to the House of Representatives is “close to subversion.”

Speaking with the Stephanie Miller Show on Friday, the Kentucky Democrat added some Congress members’ strong support for Israel “had to do with fundraising.”

“I am totally outraged at Speaker Boehner for doing it, I think it’s, it was deliberately

designed to undermine the president — that’s close to subversion,” said Yarmuth of Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

“I mean, the president is supposed to be conducting foreign policy, not the Speaker of the House.”

Yarmuth then said a lot of the strong support for Israel has to with fundraising and pressure from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

“And you know, a lot of it has to do with fundraising — I’m sure some of it is sincere support for Israel,” Yarmuth said.

“You know, I’m a Jewish member of Congress, I’m a strong supporter of Israel, but my first obligation is to the Constitution of the United States, not to the Constitution of Israel. And unfortunately, I think, some of the demands that are made of members by AIPAC and some strong Jewish supporters are that we pay more attention — I guess we defer — to Israel more than we defer to the United States.”

“And that’s another thing, because if he’s going to come over here and say ‘well, my intelligence shows this’ — you know, there’s an implicit, I guess, admission — or not admission, I guess concession — that Israeli intelligence is superior to American intelligence. I’m not ready to sit there and endorse that kind of proposition, and I suspect he will, basically, talk about things like that — you know, try to match their assessment of the situation against ours. And I’m not willing to believe theirs is superior.”

via Democratic Congressman: A Lot Of Strong GOP Support For Israel “Has To Do With Fundraising” – BuzzFeed News.

Rep. John Yarmuth is absolutely correct. It is subversion and it has been happening for years in this Country. There some in the neocon media who are upset that this man would say this; but it is the truth and it has been happening for years.

Kudos to Rep. Yarmuth for having the guts to speak out about it too. :D

Man takes responsibility for crashed drone at the White House

Despite some wishful thinking by some on the right. Looks like this might have been an accident.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying low to the ground crashed onto the White House grounds before dawn Monday, triggering a major emergency response and raising fresh questions about security at the presidential mansion. A man later came forward to say he was responsible and didn’t mean to fly it over the complex.

The man contacted the Secret Service at midmorning after reports of the crash spread in the media. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said the man had been interviewed by Secret Service agents and was cooperating with the investigation.

“Initial indications are that this incident occurred as a result of recreational use of the device,” Leary said. He added that investigators were interviewing others to corroborate the man’s story, as well as examining evidence from the scene.

A U.S. official said the man is a Washington resident and that investigators don’t currently have any reason to doubt his story. The official wasn’t authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke only on condition of anonymity.

Although President Barack Obama was not at home, the security breach prompted a lockdown of the entire complex until officials could examine the drone. The White House later said it did not pose a threat.

via Associated Press.

Looks like this was a huge nothing burger and despite the dreams of the neocon right, who want to see Obama and the White House destroyed in a terrorist attack; this was simply a drone, who got away with its owner. Nothing more, nothing less.

Update: NYT reports that it was a Government Employee. Hmmmm.

Tragic: Former Texas Fox Station employee shots himself outside News Corps Offices

This is tragic:

A former employee of a Fox station in Texas shot and killed himself outside the front doors of the News Corporation building shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, a law-enforcement official said.

The building houses 21st Century Fox and News Corporation, which owns The Wall Street Journal.

The man, Phillip Perea, 41 years old, of Irving, Texas, shot himself once in the chest outside of 1211 Avenue of the Americas, the official said. Mr. Perea had previously worked for a Fox station in Austin, Texas, police said.

Mr. Perea had also been handing out fliers, which criticized his employer for having “ended my career,” moments before he shot himself, the official said.

via Former Fox Station Employee Shoots Himself Outside News Corporation Building – Metropolis – WSJ.

Now, of course, the classless left and some classless ones on the right, are having a field day with this one. You will see the links to their postings below. All I will say about this is, my condolences and prayers to the family of this man.

Obviously, something happened to trigger this and I pray for the man’s family.

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I have to agree with Rand Paul on this one about Mitt Romney.

As much as I hate to admit it, I have to agree with Rand Paul here.

The Video:

World News Videos | ABC World News

The Story:

As recently as October, Ann Romney was poo-pooing the notion of a third Mitt Romney candidacy. After two failed presidential bids, in 2008 and 2012, she and her husband had “moved on,” she told ABC News.

Though sources close to Mitt Romney recently announced he’s once again “thinking about” another bid for the White House, at least one of Romney’s GOP colleagues thinks Ann Romney had the right idea.

“I’m with Ann Romney on this one: No, no, no, no, never,” Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl at a forum of three likely 2016 presidential candidates in Palm Springs, California, Sunday night.

Romney “would have made a great president,” added Paul, rumored to be considering his own White House bid. “But to win the presidency you have the reach out and appeal to new constituencies. And I just don’t think it’s possible.”

“And if he thinks, ‘Well, I’m just going to change a few themes and next time I’ll reach out to more people,’ I think it’s a little more visceral than that,” the libertarian lawmaker said of Romney

via Rand Paul on Possible Mitt Romney Run: ‘No, No, No, No’ – ABC News.

Of course, Rand Paul has his own set of issues; namely one, his Father. Rand Paul has to prove to the hawkish side of the GOP, the Neocons; that he will not be an Anti-Israel, bigoted person like his Father is accused of being by those on the marxist Right and Left.

As for his comments about Romney, I happen to agree. Romney, the last time he ran, came off to the majority of America as some rich guy, who really did not care about the middle class in this Country. Now, does Rand Paul strike me as that type of a person? In some ways yes, he seems like a very nice man. Not only this, Romney was a mormon, and as I have written here many times; most evangelical Christians and most all Fundamentalist Christians have a deep distrust of the mormons and their so-called “Church.” This is truly why Mitt Romney lost the election, because the evangelical and Fundamentalist Christians, a very large voting bloc in the Republican Party and within the Conservative Base simply stayed home.

Furthermore, most Republicans and Christian Conservatives simply felt that Mitt Romney was too moderate, they also felt that he was too squishy on issues important to the Republican and Conservative Christian base. Not only that, Mitt Romney simply would not fight in the last election. There were times when, I felt that, Mitt Romney should have come out swinging on Obama and could have easily deep sixed Obama’s chances of winning; but, because he was simply too nice of a guy, he would not do it. This, my friends, is how elections are NOT won. If you are going to play the political game, you have to fight. The Democrats fight and they fight dirty and you have to beat them at their game. This is how Reagan won, this is how Bush 41 won and this is how Bush 44 won.

Simply put: Mitt Romney cannot win. Neither can the rest of the moderate squishes who are running. The Republican Party is no longer a moderate party and the Conservative base is not a moderate base any longer. The are plugged in, and they are wanting real people, who share their convictions.

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Alright, enough slacking! Time to crank this blog back up

As you all most likely know, I have been slacking quite a bit around here these days. Since the 2012 election, I just felt like I was spinning my wheels and talking to myself. Since that time, this blogs output has been, well, slow. I just did not have the “fire in my belly” to really write about politics anymore.

Well, that is about to change. I am going to try, at least; to get back to doing this little job. As it does, sometimes, pay a little money. Don’t expect bomb throwing or any other sort of stupidity. I am not going to be your typical “right-wing” writer. I have an independent streak in me; and I tend not to tow a party line or talking point at all. I am also a bit of a contrarian and I really do not get into the “Hive-Mind” mentally of the left and the neocon right. So, if you are expecting Ace of Spades meets, you are going to be very disappointed.

Anyhow, I am going to try to post, at least something, once a day or more. Depending on my mood and health, of course. But, the slacking is over. I have gotten over 2012 long ago, and I was just too lazy to start back. Well, I am getting bored and need something to do, again. So, here we go.


Behold: The Republican Party’s first homosexual Presidential Candidate

Yup, I mean this guy: (H/T HotAir)

Yep, ol’ closeted idiot homo Lindsey Grahamnesty is running for President.


“I’m not doing it to make a statement. I’m doing it to change the country and offer what I have to offer to the American people, and to my party. And I think I’m uniquely qualified to deal with the threats we’re talking about. So when I hear a United States Senator trying to rationalize that Iraq created the problems in France, and when I hear some libertarians on my side of the aisle associated with the Republican Party say that it is our interventionist policy that has brought people down on us, they don’t know what they’re talking about. When I hear the president of the United States and his chief spokesperson failing to admit that we’re in a religious war, it really bothers me. And I want to be somebody who can talk about the world as it really is.”

Of course, Lindsey’s gay lover buddy, Juan McSame is ecstatic:

My illegitimate son Lindsey Graham is exploring that option,” two-time presidential candidate [Sen. John McCain] said, prompting laughter from reporters during a press conference on the prison at Guantanamo Bay. “So I am strongly encouraging Sen. Lindsey Graham, particularly with the world the way it is today. No one understands the world today in the way that Lindsey Graham does, in my view.

I will tell you this; if this idiot is even remotely serious; the Conservative wing of the GOP and the liberal left will make mincemeat out of this man and his political career. So, Lindsey, if you have any sort of common sense, stay out of this very important Presidential race.

No, not Romney again

No, not him again. :roll:

Mitt Romney forcefully declared his interest in a third presidential run to a room full of powerful Republican donors Friday, disrupting the fluid 2016 GOP field as would-be rival Jeb Bush was moving swiftly to consolidate establishment support.

Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee, has been mulling another campaign for several months, but his comments Friday marked a clear step forward in his thinking and come amid mounting tensions between the Romney and Bush camps.

“I want to be president,” Romney told about 30 donors in New York. He said that his wife, Ann — who last fall said she was emphatically against a run — had changed her mind and was now “very encouraging,” although their five sons remain split, according to multiple attendees.

via Romney to GOP donors: ‘I want to be president.’ – The Washington Post.

The last time around, I supported Mitt Romney and his quest to be President. This time around, not so much. If the GOP selects this guy to be their choice for President of the United States; then they deserve to get trounced in the election again in 2016. The middle working class in this Country simply do not want some rich guy telling them what is wrong with the Country. Mitt Romney might have saved the Olympics and he might have been a good business person; but that is not the only need for being a politician. The person has to be likeable. Mitt Romney comes off to middle class working people as stiff, arrogant, and aloof.

Also too, let’s just be real here. Mitt Romney is nothing more than a mushy moderate. The GOP needs someone who will stand in clear contrast to the big spending, big Government, socialist idiocy of the Democratic Party. We need someone in the GOP, who will, rather forcefully, assert that the Democrats under Obama have basically screwed this Country into the ground and that under his leadership, under his leadership that America’s standing in the world has slipped greatly.

I just do not feel that Mitt Romney has that ability; not only that, but, Romney simply refuses to take the gloves off and fight for White House. He would not do it in the last election with Obama, for fear of being called a racist. Which now, is a major handicap.

Put simply: The GOP can do better than Romney, Jeb Bush or Chris Christie. There a bunch of contenders who would far better than them three knuckleheads.


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As Christian Conservative, I do NOT support this!

As many of you know, I am a Paleoconservative; which basically means that I am opposed to wilsonian foreign policy. I am also a bit of a racial realist. However, this story here is not something I happen to think is funny, or even remotely acceptable.

The video:

WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Terry Turner was ringing in the new year with her granddaughter Wednesday evening when a crash at the front of her home startled her.

She was in the back bedroom of her home when three windows in the front of the house were broken by heavy rocks. Frantic, she dialed 911 and slipped out the bedroom window with her granddaughter into her back yard, fearing that people were in her home.

When Limestone County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, they found the scene pictured above. They discovered that rocks had been thrown through three windows and a racial slur had been spray-painted on her home.

via Limestone County home vandalized with racist graffiti |

Now, some people would say, “Well, it is Alabama.” Sorry, that is not even remotely acceptable. American citizens should be able to live where they darned well please, without fear of something like this happening to them. Whether they be black, white or any other race. Incidents like this right here, are why civil rights laws were created in this Country. Hopefully, Obama’s justice department will look into this one.

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Early Tuesday morning short takes

  1. Ugh. – Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House majority whip, acknowledged Monday that he spoke at a gathering hosted by white-supremacist leaders while serving as a state representative in 2002, thrusting a racial controversy into House Republican ranks days before the party assumes control of both congressional chambers.
  2. Yeesh… – Rep. Michael Grimm has decided to resign from Congress in the wake of his guilty plea on a felony tax evasion charge, sources told the Daily News Monday night.Grimm (R-S.I.) said after he entered his plea last week that he planned to continue serving in the House. But he reversed course after speaking Monday to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who has taken a hard line on GOPers facing ethics charges.
  3. WTF?!?!?!? – Natalie Heimel and her fiancé, Edward Mallue Jr., a pair of captains in the Army, were walking from their wedding rehearsal on Saturday at the 16th tee box at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course in Hawaii when they were informed they’d have to move their wedding, scheduled for the next day. President Barack Obama wanted to play through.
  4. Heh, good luck with that one. – Few questions in American political debate recur with the regularity of this one: Can Democrats win the white working class?

Also too, see in a blog posting reacting to number 4; this on a progressive blog:

Yep. And the votes of Latinos and white-working-class folk are interchangeable, too, as Waldman also notes. Now it’s not true in presidential elections that all votes are equal, thanks to the Electoral College. But maybe we can fix that some day.

Now, I don’t know about you; but, I read that above quoted as saying that the liberal I quoted, wants black and latino votes to count more or be more important that working class white votes — or white votes, period.  Now that, to me, sounds like a slipping of the mask and a full admission of a fascist mentality among the progressive left. Which brings me to my second point: Much has been ballyhooed over the course of many years among the White Nationalist’s about how the blacks and latino; and yes, even Jews — want us white americans in chains and slaves to the said minority races. Now, for many years, I have rejected that sort of thought as utter nonsense. Now, I am honestly starting to wonder about that — and this is proof as to why.

We live in some interesting times, to say the least.

Merry Christmas 2014

December 1936: “Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie.” Photograph by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

(via Shorpy Blog)

In previous years, I have put Bible verses in here during this time.

This year, I will simply wish all of my readers a very Merry CHRISTmas!

Remember, he IS the REASON for the season!

A video:


Update: I wrote this last year, and I still feel the same way now:

As a Fundamental Baptist, I celebrate the Birth, Death, and the resurrection of Jesus Christ every day of my life. So, the special holiday is a bit pointless to me.

As a paleoconservative, I will celebrate, when the United States of America stops occupying foreign lands. I will celebrate whenALL of our troops finally come home from war. I will celebrate when the neoconservative right and the internationalist Democratic leftists are finally defeated and American returns to its “America first” roots.

I will celebrate Christmas, when the United States of America stops spying on its own people, and we can live in a truly free society without wonder whether or not the Government and big tech companies like Google, facebook, and twitter are not sharing our information with the Government.

I will celebrate Christmas, when the United States of America stops its insane policy of importing over 90% of its goods from foreign lands and begins building its products here in this Country. I will celebrate Christmas, when the persecution of Christians around the world stops. I will celebrate Christmas, when the media persecution of Christians in America ceases to exist.

I will celebrate Christmas when the poor and disadvantaged are giving a chance to succeed in life and not just given a handout. I will celebrate Christmas, when the Republican Party looks at the middle class and TRULY wants to help them keep their money and not just treat them as a major pain the Party’s rear end.

I will celebrate Christmas, when the Conservative movement starts to move away from the extremism that has encroached its ranks. I will celebrate Christmas, when both of these political sides of the aisle can actually talk to one another again, instead of talking past each other. I will celebrate Christmas, when the political blogosphere on the right and the left actually starts being civil to one another again, and to each other.

I will celebrate Christmas, when political correctness is finally defeated, and reality is no longer viewed as hateful or even worse — racist.

I will celebrate Christmas, when black on white crime is actually reported in the media and given the same amount of scrutiny as white on black crime, or black on black crime. I will celebrate Christmas, when people who choose to own guns and protect the second amendment are not seen as freaks, crazy; or even as domestic terrorists.

I will celebrate Christmas, when a man, of any color, can walk down the streets of any inner city and no be afraid for his life. I will celebrate Christmas, when a homeowner can leave his doorsunlocked anywhere in America and not have worry about his home being robbed or worse.

Most importantly, I will celebrate Christmas, when America’s politics, banking, entertainment and media are once again controlled, financed by true, real, Anglo-Saxon Americans again and not by immigrants from other Countries, who do not have America’s best interests in mind. Furthermore, I will celebrate Christmas, when special interest groups like The Southern Poverty Law Center, GLAAD, NAACP, AIPAC, the Center for American Progress, Open Society Foundation and many other leftist organizations are all officially out of business for good.

I will celebrate Christmas; when the Democratic Party begins to move from its Marxist extremism position and finds its moral compass and center — and comes back to the working middle class in this Country and treats them with the respect and dignity that they very much deserve — not like a tax target and target of disdain and ridicule.

I will celebrate Christmas; when every American in this Country, who wants to work — can get a job and keep it — and make a good living for himself and his family. This includes myself.

Until that time, I will continue to do what I do here on this blog.

Merry Christmas everyone, and please remember those this fine holiday; who have nothing to celebrate.


The Monday Afternoon Music Express – Special Memorial Edition, Presents Joe Cocker

.Go, be with the angels, soul shouter.

One of the greats of the 1960’s has left us for the great beyond.

His best stuff below:

The singer song-writer from Sheffield had a career lasting more than 40 years with hits including You Are So Beautiful and Up Where We Belong.

His agent Barrie Marshall confirmed that he had died of an undisclosed illness.

He said he was “simply unique” and “it will be impossible to fill the space he leaves in our hearts.”

Known for his gritty voice, Cocker began his singing career in the pubs and clubs of Sheffield in the 1960s before hitting the big time.

He was propelled to pop stardom when his version of The Beatles’ With A Little Help from My Friends reached number one.

His duet with Jennifer Warnes, Up Where We Belong – from An Officer And A Gentleman – hit number one and went on to win both a Grammy and an Academy Award.

via BBC News – Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70.

Obama just capitulated to the communists in Cuba

This is terrible….just awful.

Fausta’s Blog and Babalu Blog have the details.

Here’s the truth via Val Prieto:

So the Obama administration traded 3 spies implicated in the murder of US citizens for a humanitarian worker and an “unknown” intelligence source. Because bowing to communists and terrorists is what Obama and his cohorts do best.

This is a major setback for the opposition and dissident movements in Cuba. The Obama administration, by making this “deal”, has confirmed that they are OK with the repression, brutality, incarceration, and murder the castro regime foists upon the opposition. And I will once again say what I have been saying since day one of this farce of a presidential administration, for the record: faced with the fact that he is, by far, the worst President this nation has ever seen, and with no true positive legacy, Obama is relying on the low hanging fruit of the Cuban embargo to placate the left. Look for President Executive Action to undermine codified US Cuba policy.

Obama is set to speak on this at noon today. Listen as the president tramples upon the rule of law, justice, the Cuban-American community and freedom loving Cubans on the island

 Capital Hill Cubans are not happy either:

For over five years, the Castro dictatorship has held American development worker, Alan Gross, as its hostage for helping the Cuban people connect to the Internet.

This shows the cruel extent to which the Castro dictatorship is willing to go in order to try to silence its own people.

With Gross’ hostage-taking, the Castro dictatorship has sought to coerce the Obama Administration into releasing Cuban spies imprisoned in the United States and to unilaterally ease sanctions.

Today, this innocent American, who should have never been imprisoned in the first place, is returning home to his wife and daughters.

But sadly, rather than being released unconditionally, the Obama Administration has acquiesced to the Castro regime’s coercion.

While we are relieved at the release of this American hostage today, there are 11 million Cubans that remain hostages of Castro’s brutal regime.  Moreover, repression in Cuba today is at a historic high.

In exchange for Gross’ release, the Obama Administration will announce the release of three Cuban spies imprisoned in the United States for crimes, including a conspiracy to kill Americans.

Today, our hearts go out to the families of those young Americans, the pilots of the Brothers to the Rescue planes disintegrated in international waters by Cuban MIGs, who were murdered by the Castro regime with the help of these Cuban spies.

The Obama Administration will additionally announce that it will use its executive authority to ease a set of U.S. sanctions — also in exchange for Gross’ release.

As a result of these actions, the world today will be less safe.

Rogue regimes throughout the world will take note that you can take American hostages and will be rewarded with policy concessions.

Moreover, that rogue regimes can murder Americans, have U.S. courts and juries duly convict those involved — and see justice aborted by a stroke of the President’s pen.

Fausta, writing over at Da Tech Guy’s Blog says:

Obama is trying to cement his legacy. Human rights be damned.

I feel very sad right now; sad for the freedom fighters who have given their lives for human rights in Cuba. I feel sad for the families of the men who were killed, when Cuba shot down two planes belonging to Brothers to the Rescue. Details on that, right here.

Also, let me say this; and I fully know that this is not politically correct to say, but…. How is it, that a life of a Jew is more important that lives of many Cubans, who simply wish to be free? It simply does not make sense. :mad:

A good example of why I really do not go to Church anywhere.

For the record, I don’t agree with everything that the dude below writes. However, when I saw this posting here by Darrell at “Stuff Fundies Like”; my heart went out to the guy. The reason is this here: I have been there and it sucks. Depression is a real thing and after 9/11, I had thoughts of suicide. Now my way of coping and handling it, might not have been what Darrell is doing. But, that does not take away from the fact that what he is going through is a very real thing.

Anyhow, click on the link to read: E-mails from Fundies: Depression Diagnosed at Stuff Fundies Like.

Some people ought not be allowed to call upon the name of Lord Jesus Christ, much less call themselves Independent, Fundamental, Baptists. :mad:


Jeb Bush says he is running for President

Oh Dear Lord in Heaven. :roll:

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!

Like many of you, our family was blessed with the opportunity to gather together over the recent Thanksgiving holiday.   

Columba and I are so proud of the wonderful adults our children have become, and we loved spending time with our three precious grandchildren.

We shared good food and watched a whole lot of football.

We also talked about the future of our nation. As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the kind of strong leadership I think America needs, I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States.

In January, I also plan to establish a Leadership PAC that will help me facilitate conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical challenges facing our exceptional nation. The PAC’s purpose will be to support leaders, ideas and policies that will expand opportunity and prosperity for all Americans.

In the coming months, I hope to visit with many of you and have a conversation about restoring the promise of America.  

Best wishes to you and your families for a happy holiday season. I’ll be in touch soon.


Jeb Bush

via  A Note from Jeb Bush.

I can assure you that if this guy really does run in 2016. I will not vote for him in the primary and if by chance he does get the nomination and I highly doubt that he will; I will vote third party. I will not vote for this man, and here is why:

  1. Common Core: This man supports this idiotic thing and I will never vote for any Republican who does support it.
  2. Amnesty: Jeb Bush supports it and I will not vote for any Republican who does support it.
  3. He is a Bush, he will do the same things as his brother did. He is hawk, when it comes to foreign policy. I will not support that, ever.


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