“I believe that DREAM Act kids should have a path to citizenship”, the former Florida governor told pro-immigration reform protesters who interrupted him during his address before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce conference in Houston. But is it possible that, in fact, Bush’s multiculturalism clouded his judgment of his own ethnicity, reflecting the confusion over racial identification so common to U.S. Latinos, who are forced to use American racial categories that poorly reflect the diversity of our multiracial ethnicity?
Danny Thoms of Mason City, likewise, is still weighing his options, and likes what he’s heard from GOP front-runner Donald Trump.
A young woman approached the candidate and asked how the federal government could help refugees better incorporate into US society. “If we embrace a set of shared values, then it shouldn’t matter whether you have a Z in your name or your accent might be different”, he said according to local news outlet KHOU. It limits people’s aspirations.
Progressive group American Bridge released a video accusing Bush of pandering to the far right. Jindal never backed down, despite London’s mayor and others insisting he was delusional.
Thus, “Right to Rise” really isn’t Jeb Bush’s Super PAC. “America the Beautiful” trumpets in the background. “We are paying a lot in taxes and not getting much for it”, said Bush. “This is a diverse country“.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. “He wants to tear us down”.
On Tuesday Bush will do it once more, this time revealing another administrative change arrangement amid a meeting with ranchers in Gladbrook, Iowa. They all speak English by the way, in case you were anxious.
This poll shows a sharp decline for Bush in the Hawkeye state, just a month ago in August PPP had him polling at 11 percent, now he is at 6, his real issue though is with favorablity. His wife of four decades, Columba, was born in Mexico.
With Walker out of the race, the big question became who will the “moderate” GOP establishment coalesce around.
“I would negotiate these deals in earnest”, Bush said of TPP and other trade agreements with Europe. Marco Rubio or Gov. John Kasich.
“I would like to see comprehensive reform [to the immigration system] … and make a guest worker program based on economic need and demand”, Bush said.
No, he’s not Ben Carson warning that Muslims shouldn’t be allowed to be president, or Trump calling undocumented Mexican immigrants “rapists” or “criminals”.
Bush also joined Nicholson, Rooney, and Glendon in 2013 in protesting a decision by the Obama administration to transfer the Vatican embassy from a location near Rome’s Circus Maximus onto the compound that contains the main United States embassy to Italy, seeing it as a downgrade of the Vatican embassy’s separate status. The “Bush Super PAC” success in fundraising has even inspired catcalls from billionaire Trump, who has charged that Jeb is hardly independent of the many wealthy donors who have given to it, calling Jeb a “puppet” of its donors during a speech at the Iowa State Fair.