Jeb Bush Says Gay Marriage Is 'Distraction' From Economy

May 25, 2012 Full story: KBOI-AM Boise

On a three day visit to Taiwan, Jeb Bush said the economy is the number one issue in the United States, calling same sex marriage a "distraction" in the presidential campaign.

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Chattanooga, TN

#1 May 27, 2012
The economy is improving so I doubt Obama would want to distract that but I agree he had a political reason for bringing gay marriage up considering no President, Congress or public votes are relevant to Civil Rights matters. The NAACP will have gay marriage federal law in all 50 States in two years so that Baby is a done deal.

Jeb is upset because Obama is going to win a second term but Obama is the one in power during this great recovery that has started, got Bin Ladin, ended the war in Iraq, saved us from a Great Depression and has protected America. Ya just can't beat that. We will soon be at war with Iran but that will help Obama too.

Republicans would do themselves a big favor to forget 2012 and look into 2016 now with Condi Rice in mind but the Neocons have hijacked the Republican Party and don't want a moderate conservative real Republican like her in power.

Plan for Rice as a two term President starting in January 2017! She will run and she will win.

Melbourne, Australia

#2 May 29, 2012

Reunification of the country embodies the fundamental interest of the Chinese nation.
After national reunification the two sides of the Taiwan Straits can pool their resources and make common cause in economic development and work towards China's resurgence. Numerous problems that have been besetting Taiwan would be judiciously resolved within the framework of one China. Taiwan compatriots will share the pride and glory of a great nation with their kith and kin from the other parts of the motherland.
Taiwan question has long been a destabilizing factor in the Asia-Pacific region. Reunification of China will not only bolster the stability and development of the country itself, but also contribute to the further enhancement of the friendly relations and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to peace and development in the Asia-Pacific region and the world as a whole. The Chinese Government is confident that it can count on the understanding and support of governments and people of all countries in the pursuit of its just cause of safeguarding its state sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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