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‘Cheerful' Gingrich still spoils for a fight
Atlanta Urinal and Constipation ^ | 2/26/2012 | Daniel Malloy

Posted on 02/26/2012 7:16:43 AM PST by RoosterRedux

Newt Gingrich was barreling toward the end of his stump speech Friday night when Occupy protesters started a ruckus in the theater balcony.

His supporters drowned them out with “Newt” chants and one offered the Republican presidential hopeful a piece of advice: “Stay cheerful.”

He did, but he couldn’t resist a jab.

“It’s all right,” Gingrich said. “It’s nice to be in a free country. … There’s no necessary parallel between noise and intelligence.”

Asked to describe himself in one word at Wednesday’s Republican debate, Gingrich used “cheerful,” but a week-ending campaign swing through Washington state, Idaho and California, showed the uneasy coexistence of Gingrich’s cheer and pugilism.

The idea is to project the image of a happy warrior in the model of President Ronald Reagan. The result is a critique of President Barack Obama that is part comedy routine, part frightening description of a diminished nation and dangerous world in a second Obama term. And though primary GOP rival Mitt Romney no longer has a starring role in the Gingrich’s speeches, he draws the occasional barb, too.

Gingrich conducts much of his derision of Obama in a mocking tone, giving the message a lighter feel. He kept his rally crowds laughing as he referenced Obama’s energy speech in which he talked about algae as a promising alternative fuel.

“We should get a bottle of algae and we can go around and we can have the Obama solution,” Gingrich said Thursday in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. “And maybe what we ought to do at newt.org is we ought to get T-shirts that say, ‘You choose. Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.’”

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1 posted on 02/26/2012 7:16:48 AM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

New tagline.;-)


2 posted on 02/26/2012 7:18:01 AM PST by RoosterRedux ( Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: RoosterRedux; kalee; TitansAFC; onyx; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; ..
NEWT PING LIST

3 posted on 02/26/2012 7:19:52 AM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Good tagline - Newt will cheerfully knock the wind out of Obama’s sails if given the opportunity. Nothing like wiping the smirk off your opponent’s face while maintaining a smile on your own face...It shows that, like Rush, Newt can destroy his opponents with half his brain tied behind his back.


4 posted on 02/26/2012 7:23:01 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: RoosterRedux
There’s no necessary parallel between noise and intelligence.”

Just imagine what a mind like this would do to Bozo in a debate!

5 posted on 02/26/2012 7:29:50 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: hoosiermama

Please add me to your pinglist, Thank you.


6 posted on 02/26/2012 7:30:54 AM PST by Randy Larsen (No Romney vote from my family!)
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To: RoosterRedux

Time for Rick & Newt to form a CONSERVATIVE pact to counter the weird one between Willard the Mass Lib & Ron the Racist Nutjob.

It’s not rocket science, folks.

Otherwise we split the CONSERVATIVE vote as Huck (30%) & Fred (15%) did last cycle.


7 posted on 02/26/2012 7:34:35 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: RoosterRedux

Time for Rick & Newt to form a CONSERVATIVE pact to counter the weird one between Willard the Mass Lib & Ron the Racist Nutjob.

It’s not rocket science, folks.

Otherwise we split the CONSERVATIVE vote as Huck (30%) & Fred (15%) did last cycle.


8 posted on 02/26/2012 7:36:30 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Don Corleone

Bozo would be a no show if he had to go against Newt! Lack of foray and balls!!


9 posted on 02/26/2012 7:37:50 AM PST by Colonial Warrior (Help us OB/GYN! You are our only hope!)
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Oops, didn’t mean to double post.


10 posted on 02/26/2012 7:38:09 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Don Corleone

Bozo would be a no show if he had to go against Newt! Lack of *courage* and balls!!


11 posted on 02/26/2012 7:40:12 AM PST by Colonial Warrior (Help us OB/GYN! You are our only hope!)
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To: CainConservative

Ask Santorum about that. I believe Newt could unload on Santorum and for a reason has elected not to. He has defended Rick on many occasions. Rick has failed to do the same.

In fact, RS played cold enough against Newt during the height of the weird ex-wives scandal.


12 posted on 02/26/2012 7:44:32 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK

They need to work it out as the final two TRUE CONSERVATIVES in the race.

But maybe they have since I haven’t heard Newt refer to Rick as his “junior partner” recently.


13 posted on 02/26/2012 7:53:14 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: RitaOK

You can’t use logic on someone who thinks Mike Huckabee is a true conservative.


14 posted on 02/26/2012 7:57:38 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: CainConservative

Rick+Newt=Victory


15 posted on 02/26/2012 8:00:55 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Michigan patriots, ie Newt and Rick supporters, UNITE!)
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To: Colonial Warrior

Agree. In our dreams that Hussein would debate Newt. He’s a coward and a narcissist and he would simply refuse and not care about backlash. He’s the POTUS and the incumbent, unfortunately.


16 posted on 02/26/2012 8:03:58 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Michigan patriots, ie Newt and Rick supporters, UNITE!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Einstein,

Who was your candidate last primary cycle when it came down to Willard the Lib, McLame the Moderate, or Huck the Conservative?

Jim Robinson and I wisely chose Huck.

I bet you in your liberal wisdom chose Willard.


17 posted on 02/26/2012 8:05:42 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Mountain Mary

Rick+Newt=Victory


Amen.


18 posted on 02/26/2012 8:07:02 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative

You have to be kidding. Can’t imagine Mr. Morality wanting to be associated with a sinner like Gingrich. Can’t imagine Santorum’s base wanting him either. Just want him for his brains now huh, but what about that baggage?


19 posted on 02/26/2012 8:07:16 AM PST by Toespi
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To: RoosterRedux

If the media ran Newt in California, he’s win all the coming primaries


20 posted on 02/26/2012 8:13:12 AM PST by The Wizard
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To: RoosterRedux

If the media ran Newt in California, he’d win all the coming primaries


21 posted on 02/26/2012 8:13:33 AM PST by The Wizard
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To: Toespi

Franklin, Grant, Churchill and other great leaders were also flawed, but they did historically great things. Mister NOOT’s done it before, and he’s the only one even giving specific notions about how he’s going to fix all that’s wrong this time, and there’s plenty wrong. And, he’ll fight for it, tooth and nail. Romney’s part of the problem(s), and Santorum’s not man enough, IMHO.


22 posted on 02/26/2012 8:18:36 AM PST by stickywillie (a corrupt parallel universe exists beside our wonderful Constitution)
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To: CainConservative; C. Edmund Wright

Santorum needs a bit more thumping to get the picture. To turn to an intellegent alliance with Newt properly places Santorum in the shadow of the giant, where we observe that Santorum can take us nowhere politically that Newt has not already been, and won.


23 posted on 02/26/2012 8:22:47 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Toespi

I can assure you that as a Catholic, Rick is a sinner with regular visits to confession.

But the biggest political sin of all is the Rombots (Einsteins) at this site rooting for Willard to beat Rick in Michigan.

But to all the conservatives here who want the liberal, Willard Romney to lose Michigan this Tuesday:

“The Rick Santorum Call from Home Program allows you and Santorum supporters from across the nation to help Rick and the campaign by calling voters in key battleground states. The program is simple, easy and can have a huge impact on the election.”

http://www.ricksantorum.com/call-home


24 posted on 02/26/2012 8:23:51 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: RitaOK

It takes two, baby. : )


25 posted on 02/26/2012 8:25:30 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: All

Huck and Fred as a team would have crushed McLame last election.

Huck/Fred 2008 would have beat Obama/Biden by a solid five points.


26 posted on 02/26/2012 8:28:37 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Toespi

I wonder just how “perfect” Santorum really is. I’ve only known one perfect person. And he was nailed to a cross.


27 posted on 02/26/2012 8:35:50 AM PST by RoosterRedux ( Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: Mountain Mary
Newt would debate the narcissist in the court of public opinion even if The Won tried to run and hide.

And obliterate him!

28 posted on 02/26/2012 8:38:45 AM PST by RoosterRedux ( Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: Randy Larsen; onyx; TitansAFC

You betcha, Will contact others to add you to their lists too.


29 posted on 02/26/2012 8:43:23 AM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: RitaOK

You’re right. To date, Romney’s has been circumspect and cautious in his attacks for obvious reasons. By his own admission, Rick lacks vision.


30 posted on 02/26/2012 8:44:32 AM PST by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: RoosterRedux
The obamacrats and the liberal media are the only ones bashing Gingrich for "spoiling for a fight". Truth is, someone NEEDS to be fighting the tyranny that is overtaking our land.

The GOP-E crowd is cowed in a corner, shaking in their wingtips that someone might say something offensive to overlord obama.

Seems that Newt is the only one so far that has the courage to tell the truth.
newtist colony, newtist colony
31 posted on 02/26/2012 8:55:06 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: CainConservative

“Huck and Fred as a team would have crushed McLame last election.Huck/Fred 2008 would have beat Obama/Biden by a solid five points.”

That hypothetical I could agree with you on, but how would those two ever have been able to become a team when Huck entered the race in the first place to STOP the Thompson candidacy?


32 posted on 02/26/2012 8:59:40 AM PST by ngat
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To: Toespi

Good point.

But don’t mention brains to Cain Conservative. You’ll lose him with that train of thought.


33 posted on 02/26/2012 9:29:08 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: RitaOK

You can’t use logic and historical fact and reality and reach a guy who still thinks Huckaboo is a great conservative.

I mean it’s one thing to have thought that for a while in 07-08 - but to still be under such a delusion requires a certain lack of firing synapses.

Thus, without those needed electrical pulses in the brain working, I don’t think your very well stated post will reach the intended target.


34 posted on 02/26/2012 9:33:02 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: ngat

Huck campaigned miles and miles of Iowa road and inside 900 Pizza Ranches before Fred woke up and considered running.

Btw, Santorum did it the Huck-a-way as well.


35 posted on 02/26/2012 9:35:25 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: RoosterRedux

!


36 posted on 02/26/2012 9:44:18 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Simple: Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: CainConservative; Jim Robinson

For someone who includes the owner of this forum as though he were some sort of partner, especially from one who was not even a member at the time you make the claim, should at least have learned the correct forum protocol of pinging Jim when you include his name in a comment.


37 posted on 02/26/2012 9:45:37 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Einstein,

I see you’re back.

2008 TRUE Conservative Battle:

IA

Huck 34%
Fred 12%

(Among those surveyed in Exit Polling data, 45% cited themselves as very conservative and voted for Huckabee 35% to Romney’s 23% and Thompson’s 22%.)

NH

Huck 12%
Fred 1%

SC

Huck 30%
Fred 15.6%

CASE CLOSED.

Ok, time for NASCAR..................


38 posted on 02/26/2012 9:48:52 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: FrankR
Obama has created a HUGE power vacuum on the right and the only one who has the slightest ability to fill it is Newt.

Only Newt can fire the enthusiasm of the party and still appeal to independents. Romney will lose the base and Santorum will put almost everyone to sleep.

39 posted on 02/26/2012 9:50:00 AM PST by RoosterRedux ( Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

We’re ALL partners to beat Obama, kiddo.

GENTLEMEN, START YOUR ENGINES..................


40 posted on 02/26/2012 9:51:30 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: RoosterRedux
LOL! Ain't that the truth!
41 posted on 02/26/2012 9:52:33 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: CainConservative

[We’re ALL partners to beat Obama, kiddo.]

Not by the path that you are taking!........”kiddo”


42 posted on 02/26/2012 9:54:42 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; Jim Robinson; All

43 posted on 02/26/2012 9:57:10 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

I hope I’m not insulting you by asking you this - but can you decipher the logic of Cain Conservative? I doggoned sure cannot. That last post he did would not rise to the level of irrelevant gibberish.

Oh wait, I know that did insult you. You are way too smart for that.
Please accept my apologies, I will never make that mistake again.


44 posted on 02/26/2012 9:57:19 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: RoosterRedux; All

video - in Washington - owned the crowd

http://electad.com/videos/newt-gingrich-campaign-rally-in-everett-washington-february-24-2012/

and in Cal - WITH THE NEW CAMPAIGN LOGO!
This is a winner - you need a theme to run any kind of campaign - They’ve got it now - complete with logo. This will resonate - and is driving bambi & cohorts CRAZY

http://electad.com/videos/newt-gingrich-speaks-to-the-california-gop-in-san-francisco-california-february-25-2012/


45 posted on 02/26/2012 10:05:58 AM PST by maine-iac7 (call your reps.)
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To: CainConservative

“Huck campaigned miles and miles of Iowa road and inside 900 Pizza Ranches before Fred woke up and considered running.”

That’s the narrative to conceal the fact that Huck ran, and was used by the “social conservatives”, to stop Thompson. Way before, it was known Senator Thompson was running, but just withheld an official announcement until later for tactical and other financial reasons.

“Btw, Santorum did it the Huck-a-way as well.”

And the results for Santorum will be almost the same, except Santorum wants and would accept a high government position other than president as a reward for his participation as a candidate for the nomination.


46 posted on 02/26/2012 10:06:57 AM PST by ngat
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To: VinL

I can’t help but hope that if Newt’s message on Energy gets the attention it deserves, voters will begin to catch the vision of what just this one issue means to our economy, national security and the futures of our children and grandchildren.

I have never seen any Presidential candidate present such brilliant, well thought out plans as Newt has. It is painful to watch the other’s thrash around in their lies (Romney) and get bogged down in social issues(Santorum) that do nothing to solve anything.

I’m going to ask everyone I know to listen to his Energy Video and then consider sending in a $2.50 donation (the price of 1 gal. of gas under Newt’s plan).

I will be calling my local talk radio station to get the word out, as well. If I weren’t limited by the Hatch Act, I would be doing more to help, but we can all do something to contribute.

If so many of our sons, as did mine, and daughters can give their lives for our country, surely we can Pray and be soldiers in what ever way God shows us. If we don’t, those who have sacrificed before us will have died in vain, and we will leave our children in the ruins of a once great country.

God Bless Newt Gingrich to whom God has given such vision, and may He give wisdom and understanding to His people.


47 posted on 02/26/2012 10:08:39 AM PST by conservativejoy ("Where there is no vision, the people perish." Proverbs 29:18)
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To: RoosterRedux
Newt will knock that goofy smile off of Obama’s marxist face. The others need to take one for the team, Santos is a

an opportunist. Tried to take Newt out as speaker; never defends

him as Newt defends little Ricky. Votes for policies he says that he is against. What a mess, a Bushie to stop Mitt Romney. Great plan there, Rush (got yer guy)Wake up, people, support Newt. Been warning you guys for months/trying to help/you want this, it's yours, fight for Newt/otherwise, it's Mitt.

48 posted on 02/26/2012 10:37:58 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: CainConservative

49 posted on 02/26/2012 10:42:47 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
=>Cain Conservative?

I think this person has been given warnings by the mods. They sometimes come across as a plant to keep the conservatives dis spirited. No positives for Newt/mostly bashing him and the supporters.

50 posted on 02/26/2012 10:45:54 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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