Jeb Bush Thinks He Can Persuade The Republican Base To Get Behind Immigration Legislation
BuzzFeed ^ | December 16, 2014 | Andrew Kaczynski
Posted on 12/17/2014, 1:10:26 PM by C19fan
In his first interview since he announced Tuesday that he was actively exploring the possibility of running for president, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he thought he could persuade the Republican base to support his position on immigration. Bush has advocated for Republicans to soften their tone on immigration, and has repeatedly called on Congress to address the issue with comprehensive legislation. “A candidate gets to persuade,” Bush said to Miami’s NBC 6. “I think there’s a compelling case that if we want to be young and dynamic again, we have to make legal immigration easier than illegal immigration, that we control our borders, enforce the laws. But that we embrace our immigrant heritage and allow our country to take off. You gotta do both.”
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Thomas Roberts, Sam Stein Defend Hillary’s War on Bill’s WomenNewsBusters ^ | Mark FinkelsteinPosted on 10/23/2014, 8:23:08 AM by governsleastgovernsbestToday’s Morning Joe offered an especially ugly example of the MSM circling the wagons around its political favorites. The topic was the way that Hillary orchestrated the trashing of Bill’s many women. Joe Scarborough argued forcefully that this should be remembered when as a presidential candidate she rails against the “war on women.”But there was HuffPo’s Sam Stein, dismissing Hillary’s calculated campaign against Monica Lewinsky as merely a “personal family matter.” Then it was the turn of MSNBC‘s own Thomas Roberts to cover for Hillary. Roberts argued that despite her powerful status as First Lady of Arkansas and later of the United States, Hillary was simply a “spouse” who wasn’t on a government “payroll.”View the video here.Excerpt Read more at newsbusters.org …
Yes, the presence of a deadly disease in Texas has benefited a certain governor. What with intense and alarming media coverage of two Ebola cases in the Lone Star state, Gov. Rick Perry has risen to the opportunity and gotten decisive indeed. It has paid off.
Republican attitudes toward Mr. Perry have “improved significantly,” says YouGov polling analyst Kathy Frankovic, who reports that Mr. Perry’s favorability ratings have quickly jumped 16 percentage points — rising from 51 percent in late September to 67 percent by late last week.
There Are No Virgins In Virginia
There Are No Virgins In Virginia 30 Jun, 2014 by Dave Hodges Print this article Font size -16+MONIKA AND DYLAN
The term “virgin” is a term which refers to being of, or in a pristine and undisturbed state. There is nothing pristine or undisturbed about the conduct of many of Virginia’s public servants. After reading these representative accounts of the conduct of various Virginia’s officials, you will quickly conclude that there are no virgins left in Virginia.
WHite House- ‘WE’RE NOT JUST GOING TO SIT AROUND AND WAIT’ FOR CONGRESS TO WRITE LAWS
breitbart ^ | 6/26/14 | Charlie SpeirlingPosted on 6/26/2014, 3:11:11 PM by gwgn02During an interview with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest explained that the Obama administration was getting impatient with Congress.
“[W]e’re not just going to sit around and wait interminably for Congress,” he explained. “We’ve been waiting a year already. The president has tasked his Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson with reviewing what options are available to the president, what is at his disposal using his executive authority to try to address some of the problems that have been created by our broken immigration system.”
Nevada Congressman: Bundy Militia Needs to Leave Because They’re Making Residents Nervous
PJ Tattler ^ | 4/25/14 | Bridget Johnson
Posted on Sunday, April 27, 2014 1:17:29 PM by Nachum
A freshman Nevada congressman said the militiamen need to leave the area around Cliven Bundy’s cattle ranch because they’re scaring kids trying to walk to school.
IF YOU THINK YOUR VOTE COUNTS
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:14:44 PM by drypowder
Bev Harris is an American writer, activist, and founder of Black Box Voting Inc., a national nonpartisan, nonprofit elections watchdog group. She helped popularize the term Black Box Voting, while authoring a book of that title.