News Uh oh, not good for Jeb Bush

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Jeb Bush, while Florida governor, invested $1.3 million in state pension fund money in PORN, report alleges
    BY Adam Edelman
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Published: Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:33 AM
    [​IMG] Ricardo Arduengo/AP
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is widely thought to be the front-runner for the GOP 2016 presidential nomination, but could into problems with the conservative wing of the party.
    Jeb Bush invested more than $1 million from the Florida state pension fund in porn while he was governor, a new bombshell report alleges.

    The former Florida governor, while in office, invested $1.3 million from the fund into Movie Gallery, a publicly traded film rental giant that offered a wide selection of pornographic films along with mainstream movies, the International Business Times reported.

    Bush, who as governor was a trustee on the board overseeing the state's $149-billion pension system, purchased more than 47,000 shares in the company in 2005, the Times reported, citing emails it obtained from Bush's tenure in office.

    The state later sold its Movie Gallery shares in 2006 after the stock didn't perform as well as expected. Movie Gallery, which also owned all Hollywood Video franchises, closed up shop entirely in 2010 as the video and DVD rental business model faltered amid industry changes.

    However, during the time the state owned the shares, social conservatives across the state and nation were outraged- a problem that could resurface for the centrist Republican as he seeks the Republican 2016 presidential nomination in a field of candidates packed with outspoken social conservatives.

    When news of the investment became publicly known in 2005, American Family Association founder Donald Wildmon widely encouraged his supporters to oppose Bush.

    "Movie Gallery shades hundreds of its stores with 'back rooms,' filled with thousands of videos and magazines exhibiting morbid depictions of sex," Wildmon reportedly wrote in a 2005 mass email to supporters. "By investing in Movie Gallery stock, the state of Florida is giving its stamp of approval on hard-core porn. Tell the Florida Board of Administration to get out of the porn business by divesting itself of Movie Gallery stock."

    "Have you people lost your minds," an outraged conservative voter wrote in an email to Bush, the Times reported. Another unhappy conservative constituent wrote that porn was "enslaving men and women to its addiction."

    A spokesperson for Bush did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
     
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    "He should have invested in YouPorn like me, Robin"
     
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    People pay for porn?
     
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    Just wait until the media finds out about the millions he plowed into a butt-plug manufacturer.

    But I say the smart money always follows the hell-bound perverts. Just look at real property prices in Seattle, LA, NYC and SF.
     
  5. Divorce Chicken

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    That's way hotter than cattle futures.
     
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    How or why anyone would ever vote for him or Hilary?
     
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    Wow, either they can't find enough new dirt on him, or the media is playing softball.

    It's like going after Netflix because they offer softcore movies.

    Bigger news is government lackeys gambling with people's money to invest in a industry that was already in the beginning of it's death.
     
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    Thanks Obama
     
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    That ain't investing in porn
     
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    After Clinton Cash, Schweizer is writing a book exposing Jebediah :)
     
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    But Hillary can get four diplomats killed in Benghazi and the liberal wing of the Democrat party has no problems with that at all.
     
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    For the modern lunatic left, I think that's actually an asset for her
     
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    I'm no fan of Jeb, but this is about as lame of a report as can be.
     
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    He is already in trouble with the Conservative right wing of his party for being Catholic, so what does it matter.
     
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    Because that will be your only choice
     
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    He is not the front runner and if he is the nominee (God forbid), he will never be elected. He has insurmountable problems. Really though, he and Hillary should run on the same ticket.
     
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    Cue the Jackie laugh
     
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    That will be good too.
     
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    Really after the Texas and Charlie Hebdo incidents you really think that they wouldn't do something over a movie.
    And why that one precision hit? I still think that who professional guerilla hit on that embassy was more coordinated by McCain, who sent his friend to die, and Blackwater Corp than her.
    The professionalism of that hit doesn't add up. It was pre-Isis but Isis seems a contrived thing too. It's the history of that region.
     
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    i haven't ever heard that :dontknow:
     
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