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Jeb Bush

Common Core: A 2014 Sleeper Issue

January 12, 2014

I initially wanted to post on the horrible economic news from what should have been a gang-busters robust good news jobs report that we didn’t get on Friday, but this Common Core issue keeps reappearing, impacting local politics throughout the nation as well as my own classroom. To the uninitiated, Common Core is an attempt [...]

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RNC Speeches Day 3: Smitten by Mitt

August 31, 2012

The final evening of speeches at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa capped a solid three days of a pro-American, pro-free market, pro-opportunity political festival.  Hurricane Isaac forced the convention into a three-day affair, but in truth packing all the speeches and events into three days instead of four allowed the message to come [...]

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Please, Bushes, Go Away

February 25, 2012

I wish the Bushes would just go away.  Bush 41′s “conservatism” got us Bill Clinton, while Bush 43′s “conservatism” got us Barack Obama.  Jeb Bush said Thursday that he used to be a conservative, before correcting his Freudian slip, and warned the GOP to stop playing on people’s fears and pivot to the center as [...]

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Jeb Bush Endorses Marco Rubio

May 5, 2010

Huge news out of Florida today.  Former Governor Jeb Bush has stepped up to the plate and endorsed Marco Rubio in the Florida Senate race.  Rubio should now be a lock to win the Republican primary that his opponent Charlie Crist already abandoned.  When future historians write their books on political courage, they will have [...]

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I’m Not Listening to Another Bush

May 4, 2009

Some Republican leaders have been busy going on a “listening tour.”  I get it.  Our leaders need direction.  So, Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are among those trying to get their face out there between now and the 2012 election cycle, while those like elected representative Eric Cantor are trying to find real consensus to counter [...]

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