I like Santorum, but he’s too socialistic, and I’m sorry, intellectually he’s just not in the same league as Newt.
Newt has everything a president needs: wide vision, a complete understanding of our nation’s history, vision for the future ...a DEEP understanding of how our legislature works, and a forceful kick as* personality to get things done.
THIS is what you need to be president ..really need. Looks, good family, good “optics,” coolness, PERFECT personal sineless lifestyle ....those things look good on TV, but they don’t make a good president who gets results. Look at Obama ..things are falling apart ..there is NO leadership. He’s a joke.
Wake up. Our country is in a MESS due to failed leadership. We need Newt who is the only one uniquely qualified to do the job. And I loved Palin and her speech, and everythikng about her ...she’s inspirational — but even SHE could not do what Newt is going to do as president.
I think most of all people need to get off their judgemental high horses and stop beating up on Newt for his personal past, which is such old history and old news it’s just ridiculous.
Will the real Rick Santorum please stand UP! Santorum is NO friend of the fiscal conservatives and played a role in getting this nations economy into the mess it is in today.
Wait until the facts and truth come out on Rick...his poll numbers will go down so fast it will make his head spin! there will be no more free passes for the prententious, pious Rick. His chance of winning the presidency are the equivalent of my chances of winning the power ball lottery. The flavor of the month is going sour and soon.
Santorum bragged in 2006 that he had steered millions of dollars in earmarks to clients of American Continental Group, a lobbying firm. They gave him $14,000 that year in donations, and after he left office paid him $65,000 for legislative policy consulting services. Another firm he helped, Consol Energy, paid him $142,500 just in 2010 and 2011.
Santorum passed out over a BILLION dollars in earmarks — chunks of money directed to one specific recipient — according to Taxpayers for Common Sense. He even voted for the infamous “Bridge to Nowhere” in Alaska. In one bill alone — the 2006 Defense appropriations bill — he personally inserted 54 earmarks that delivered $154 million of your tax money to special interests. And hey, guess what? Those special interests donated over $200,000 to his campaigns just that year.
Rick Perry spoke about Santorum’s earmarks but it was ignored because Rick presented no real threat at the time. It is going to hit the fan now! as it should.
Rick Santorum voted with extreme liberal Barbara Boxer to restrict your 2nd Amendment Rights (gun lock requirement):
Rick Santorum voted to increase the Debt Limit
Rick Santorum voted for CAFTA, which lead to textile manufacturing plants to leave the South
Rick Santorum voted to TAX the Internet:
Rick Santorum voted in favor of Alan Greenspan to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (his fourth four year term)
Rick Santorum voted to BAILOUT the Airline Industry:
The Air Transportation Safety Act released $5 billion in compensation and an additional $10 billion in loan guarantees or other federal credit instruments.
Rick Santorum voted to PROTECT Abortion Clinics:
Senators Proposwe Redundant Media Research Study
washington, D.C.) - Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today criticized Senators Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), and RICK SANTORUM (R-Pa.) for reintroducing the Children and Media Research Advancement Act (CAMRA), which will set up a $90 million program to research what countless other studies have already documented the effects of television viewing and other media on children. CAGW named Sen. Lieberman Porker of the Month when he introduced the same legislation in August, 2004.
Santorum tossing hard earned taxpayer money to the wind!