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A Man to Watch: Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Comes out Swinging Comments

We have got to stop dividing the American voters. We need to go after 100 percent of the votes, not 53 percent. We need to go after every single vote. And second, we need to continue to show that our policies help every voter out there achieve the American dream, which is to be in the middle class, which is to be able to give their children the opportunity to get a great education, which is for their children to have even better-paying jobs than ... Continue Reading

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  1. judy claar
    2 years ago

    Juneau Alaska: Mike, Why is it, that whatever statement is made of a Conservative, Republican or Believer, it is unintelligent?

    If one of those persons are an atheist however, and made that same comment, it is of course a different matter. Why? Because they are smart enough not to be as silly as to believe in God.

    If one is intelligent and a non-believer, they more than > likely, belong to the Democratic Party.

    Why is it, that atheism, religion, Rep., Dem., people of different ethnicity's , still can not get along?
    It is the human Heart. To Respect one another. To Love each other. Not to lie. To be Honest and Truthful. Can we not do that? No, sadly we can't. We are still little children. With that, I will end in agreeing with Jo Ann's post. The human Heart needs a Huge Overhaul! Blessings..

  2. Rob
    2 years ago

    Agreed mike, problem has become a numbers game. There just aren't enough people in the upper class for the GOP to give more away too. More poor than rich. Guess maybe both parties could actually start serving this country for a change instead of giving away the farm.

  3. Juneau Alaska
    2 years ago

    I reject the claim in this article that "the Governor is known to be very bright." This is the same politician who signed the Louisiana Science Act. While that may sound bright, the Act is a gimmick to allow unscientific methods into the teaching curriculum; specifically, the promotion of anti-evolutionary conjectures. Jindal ignored his former genetics professor who wrote, "without evolution, modern biology, including medicine and biotechnology, wouldn't make sense" and signed the Act. That does not sound "very bright" to me. All in all, the Republican Party is quickly becoming synonymous with scientific illiteracy.-Cheers! ~Mike, friendly atheist.

  4. mgm.
    2 years ago

    You do know that he's a secret Hindu ! just kidding !

  5. JoAnn
    2 years ago

    Michael: To do that, we must get the communist professors out of our colleges. We must get the Progressives out of our text books. We must get the political correct idiots out of our culture and get back to TRUE not manufactured history of our country. God bless.

  6. mike robertson
    2 years ago

    I admire Gov Jindal, who is one of an impressive number of pro-life, economic conservatives who can free us (if, as I pray daily, it is God's will at the next election), from the disaster brought to us by Catholic democrats and the evil man in the White House they supported.

    Jindal will be attacked by the rabidly secularist media-racism will be used-acceptable racism, in the eyes of the media and Catholic democrats, because Jindal has the nerve to defend innocent human life and marriage-as God defines it. Jindal will be attacked by Catholic democrats like Biden, who made an ugly, racist remark about Indo-Americans and convenience stores

    Jindal loves God and His laws-Catholic democrats should learn from him. He loves hard work and, like JFK and so many others, knows it is the best anti-poverty program known to man.

    Catholic democrats justify voting for evil (infanticide-even after birth, attacking God's definition of marriage, and a war against the Church and her institutions via "health care" reform) by claiming their economic policies are "compassionate". We see the results of such "compassion" in Greece, Spain, etc....Jindal's program of economic freedom will provide a buyer's market for job-seekers like myself. We will have a variety of jobs from which to choose, with rising incomes over time. Catholic democrat "compassion" kills the chance for us to work our way up.

  7. Jim3031
    2 years ago

    Gov. Jindal is right, but Mitt Romney was also right. What Mitt Romney did wrong was fail to explain to the voters that many of them could do even better for themselves by participating in the free market than taking freebies paid for by those who are participating. However, this is a very difficult thing to explain, especially when so many people seem willing to live at a level just above poverty where they have to do next to nothing rather than get up early and go work and compete to achieve what is often a living that is significantly better to be sure, but no where near what the Romneys of the word manage to achieve for themselves, so they figure if they can't have that, why bother? It's also difficult to explain when there's a media that gives traditionalists absolutely no help at all and casts them as hard-hearted, cruel and out of touch when what they really want is for everyone to be the best they can be. Then there's also that group that as teenagers just won't look past the present and get involved with "drugs, sex and rock and rolll", end up with no high school degree, several kids with different fathers/women, etc. They completely destroy their futures so what are they going to do except vote for Dems and collect welfare for the rest of their lives if they don't end up in prison or dead. We're at a really tough cross roads and I'm worried that four more years of Obama will put us squarely on the path to Greece. The problem with all these freebies is that eventually you run out of other people's money.

  8. DarthJ
    2 years ago

    Unfortunately, as long as well-fare entitlement programs continue, those people receiving them will continue to vote for more entitlement politicians.

  9. MikeKC
    2 years ago

    Sorry, but I have to agree with Mitt. Free prescriptions for women, college education for children of illegal immigrants, ownership of GM to UAW members, free cell phones, food stamps (now debit cards), section 8 housing. The Democrat party has been enlisting membership with entitlements since the sixties and have done a great job of increasing and maintaining membership by giving handouts. The values of hard work and making it on your own have been replaced by what are you gonna give me. You don't need a husband to have children and support a family, the government and tax payers will support them for you.

  10. Michael
    2 years ago

    The good governor of Louisiana is already running for 2016. He will be one of many who will seek to drop Romney quickly and move on. Granted that Romney was a "moderate' liberal...he had flashes of "conservatism" which gave some hope. But obviously Romney did not bring out the base. But Bobby Jindal has made the huge political mistake...a mistake made by many including Romney who said he was for the 100% in the second debate. The first thing one learns in campaign school is 50.1%...that's all you need to win and winning is everything in politics. Republicans just don't get it. The reason the Demoncrats won is because they divided the nation and suppressed the vote. They appealed to single women with the scare of no contraceptives...oh what a frightening thought that it. They appealed to homosexuals with a sodomitical platform. They appealed to Blacks and Hispanics because these communities are more dependent on government assistance. And yes, the Demoncrats did give out gifts especially to unions like the UAW. But, at the same time, the Demoncrats lost the married women vote by a wide margin. They lost the church going group by a huge amount. But they don't care. The Demoncrats haven't won the white vote in years and they never will until they return to sanity. But they, the Demoncrats don't care...divide and conquer is their strategy. Elections are won because of forming coalitions. If the Evangelicals had come out in full force, Romney would have certainly won Virginia and maybe even Ohio and Florida with its Panhandle. The GOP is not going to get the black vote for now and they're are not going to get the Hispanic vote for now. So don't try to win them, rather form another coalition and get that part of the electorate out on voting day. The GOP must get it's base revved up. Appeal to social conservatives with no compromise on abortion. Reject the gay vote and get family friendly Christians on your side. Call for a fence on the border and get the anti-illegal immigrant vote on your side. The libertarian lean amongst the young can be exploited with a return to limited government intrusion in our lives and exiting from foreign wars, i.e., Ron Paul's people can be appealed to. Finally, Santorum has a key voice amongst the populists and Pat Buchanan Republicans. We need to appeal to white, blue collar workers in the Rust belt. Bobby Jindal's dream of appealing to 100% is just hogwash and a politician he knows it. In politics, you have to get 50.1% Demoncrats know this and that's how they won.

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