10/29/11, "Mitt Romney's friends provide ammo to his critics," Politico, D. Samuelsohn
Bush signed into law a 2005 mandate requiring the nation to use billions of gallons of renewable fuels...
Near the end of Bush’s second term, he’d even embraced a national goal for halting the growth of greenhouse gases.
Jim Connaughton, a key architect of the climate plan as chairman of the Bush White House Council on Environmental Quality, co-hosted a Romney fundraiser last month in Bethesda, Md., and Greg Mankiw, the chairman of Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers who later became an outspoken advocate for a carbon tax,
- helped craft Romney’s jobs agenda.
Another former Bush White House staffer, Alex Mistri, is also causing headaches for Romney. Mistri, now a managing director of The Glover Park Group, registered earlier this year as a
- lobbyist for the now-infamous bankrupt solar company Solyndra."...
10/6/11, "Romney assembles top-notch foreign policy team," CNN Political Ticker
Romney hires nudie scanner advocate and Bush DHS crony Michael Chertoff as a top adviser.
1/7/10, "Full Body Scanner Lobby: Michael Chertoff & Rapiscan," NowPublic
George Bush the First campaigned that he'd have an environmental White House and would fight the "greenhouse gas effect" (1988). He institutionalized global warming spending in the US government. Jeb Bush is a major ethanol player and got his brother involved in it. George Bush the 2nd was portrayed as a demon by environmentalists but it wasn't true. As long as the media were attacking him he could fool people on the right into thinking he was on their side. He never was, not for a minute. ed.
10/9/06, "The Saudis of the Southern Hemisphere," Forbes, David Adams
"Gov. (Jeb) Bush is discussing the creation of a joint commission with Brazil to promote ethanol as a hemispheric vehicle for energy security.
12/18/06, "State partners with Brazil for ethanol future," South Florida Business Journal
"The governor's (Jeb Bush) admiration of Brazil's ethanol use has taken another step forward with the launch of the
- Inter-American Commission on Ethanol.
The group's purpose is to increase the hemisphere's commitment and collaboration on
- greater ethanol use."...