Do you remember George H.W. Bush?
He is the forgotten President, squished in between the Greatest President, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton. He’s the guy who blew the Reagan legacy.
The funniest part of all is that he thinks Republicans are still dying to listen to this one term wonder.
In an interview with Parade Magazine, the Granddaddy of the RINO’s, Mr. Read My Lips, weighed in on Grover Norquist and his Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Bush, who famously broke his word on no new taxes and went from a 90% approval rating to losing the election a little over a year later said those types of pledges should be ignored.
Bush said, ““The rigidity of those pledges is something I don’t like. The circumstances change and you can’t be wedded to some formula by Grover Norquist. It’s — who the hell is Grover Norquist, anyway?”
Who the hell is George H.W. Bush?
He’s the guy who called the strategy that Ronald Reagan used to bring America back, “Voodoo economics.”
George H.W. Bush is the last guy the Republicans should be listening to.
The GOP has been listening to the RINO wing of the party since the days of Reagan. What has that gotten us? In case they have not been paying attention, the last Republican to win a landslide on his own was Reagan. Bush won big in 88 because he was Reagan’s VP. On his own, he crashed and burned. That same wing gave us Bob Dole and John McCain. Those were spectacular successes. Even George W. Bush, who had the common sense to claim to be a conservative, was only able to eek out narrow wins against second-rate opponents.
When Republicans run as conservatives, Republicans win. When Republicans do things like promise they will not raise taxes and will cut spending, provided they actually live up to their word, they win big time.
There is an old saying, “If you cannot be a good example, at least be a horrible warning.
George H.W. Bush should be the GOP’s horrible warning of what not to do.
Gov. Scott Walker sets a great example for the rest of the Republicans. Vote out all scumbag RINOs!
How about Scott Walker as the Vice Presidential running mate with Romney ? Now that is a decision that "I Can Believe IN".
Would not Scott Walker overshadow Willard? Everyone would ask why Walker was not on the top of the ticket.
Reagan would have won TWICE even with ME as his Veep. Not sure why Reagan choose Bush. He may have believed that showing Bush conservative successes first hand might enlighten Bush. Sadly Bush was to egotistical and arrogant to learn anything.
Could it have been that BUSH (Not too well liked) chose REGAN. It seems that CIA has been running the WHITE HOUSE since Nixon.
They helped elect Carter to start the crap flow. (Sorry Cuz).
Interesting theory. Reagan and GHW Bush must have butted heads. You have to love Reagan, the last totally American President.
I think that figure of $10,000,000 is lowballing the tab.
This is the third, and it is to be hoped the last, article by this columnist regarding the cost to US taxpayers of President Obama's trip to Mumbai. The thing is that the numbers just keep astonishing.
An NDTV article reports that 34 warships will be sent to the Mumbai coast.
Yesterday NDTV reported that the entourage will include about 3,000 people, and will cost roughly $200,000,000 a day.
First grade arithmetic tells us that three days in Mumbai will cost us more than a half billion dollars.
An old addage. Put up a target and someone will shoot it down.
Like to have you on my side.
Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg once stated that "The Dulles brothers were traitors." Some historians believe that Allen Dulles became head of the newly formed CIA in large part to cover up his treasonous behavior and that of his clients.
-- Christian Dewar, Making a Killing
Just before his death, James Jesus Angleton, the legendary chief of counterintelligence at the Central Intelligence Agency, was a bitter man. He felt betrayed by the people he had worked for all his life. In the end, he had come to realize that they were never really interested in American ideals of "freedom" and "democracy." They really only wanted "absolute power."
Angleton told author Joseph Trento that the reason he had gotten the counterintelligence job in the first place was by agreeing not to submit "sixty of Allen Dulles' closest friends" to a polygraph test concerning their business deals with the Nazis. In his end-of-life despair, Angleton assumed that he would see all his old companions again "in hell."
-- Michael Hasty, Paranoid Shift
Wouldn't we all love to see a neat and orderly chart like this one on BHO???