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Rand Paul Is the 2016 Republican Frontrunner
The Atlantic ^ | 23 Jan 2014 | PETER BEINART

Posted on 01/23/2014 4:50:23 PM PST by mandaladon

Don't laugh. He has built-in advantages in Iowa and New Hampshire, a party moving in his direction, and formidable fundraising potential. If Chris Christie was ever the frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, he isn’t anymore. All along, the theory behind his candidacy was that he could overcome his lack of conservative bona fides with a combination of personality, competence, electability, and money. Bridgegate undermines all four.

In the minds of many voters, Christie’s personality has morphed from brash to bully. It’s harder to look competent when your top aides egregiously abused power under your nose. Christie’s supposed electability was based partly on polls showing that he was the only potential Republican nominee running even with Hillary Clinton. But Marist and Quinnipiac, whose surveys showed Clinton and Christie virtually tied in December, now show him trailing her by 13 and 8 points, respectively. The electability argument also depended on Christie’s supposed success in bringing New Jerseyans together across party lines, a harder claim now that Democrats in the state legislature are talking impeachment. And as Christie’s electability erodes, so will his vaunted support among GOP moneymen. As a Republican insider recently told BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins, “There are definitely people jumping ship.”

So if Christie is no longer the candidate to beat in the 2016 Republican race, who is? Believe it or not, it’s Rand Paul.

To understand the Kentucky senator’s hidden strength, it’s worth remembering this basic fact about the modern GOP: It almost never nominates first-time candidates. Since 1980, George W. Bush is the only first-timer to win a Republican nomination. And since Bush used the political network his father built, he enjoyed many of the benefits of someone who had run before.

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Rand Paul is my second choice after Cruz
1 posted on 01/23/2014 4:50:23 PM PST by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

So, now, is he the next to be destroyed?


2 posted on 01/23/2014 4:51:53 PM PST by virgil
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To: mandaladon

Lets get past the 2014 ‘s and see what shakes out


3 posted on 01/23/2014 4:52:05 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: mandaladon

Not my first choice, but a helluva lot better than Christie, and *maybe* “clean” enough to run the media gauntlet without blowing up.


4 posted on 01/23/2014 4:52:42 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: mandaladon

I would be happy with either one.


5 posted on 01/23/2014 4:54:14 PM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: MAKOTHEDOG
Rand, Cruz; all good.

Dark horse will be Scott Walker. If he goes, he'll be welcomed as a winner by virtually everyone on our side. And he'd win.

7 posted on 01/23/2014 4:56:24 PM PST by chiller (NBCNews et al is in the tank and should be embarrassed)
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To: mandaladon

Yeah, that’s where I am as well.


8 posted on 01/23/2014 4:56:37 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mandaladon

Cruz/RandPaul is unbeatable if the globalsts back stabbing RINOs don’t hold them back.


9 posted on 01/23/2014 4:59:19 PM PST by grania
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To: chiller

No complaints here :-) Walker is a fighter. There will be plenty of good candidates.


10 posted on 01/23/2014 4:59:48 PM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: mandaladon

Who ever the GOP Establishment is against then I am for. I don’t care how much they disagree with me on certain issues. If we don’t change the course chartered by the Washington D.C. Insider Establishment we are all finished.


11 posted on 01/23/2014 5:00:07 PM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: mandaladon; All
Thank you for referencing that article mandaladon.

But unless Rand Paul can convince his wife that he should run for president, I question the significance that Paul is frontrunner at this point in time.

FR: Rand Paul: My wife says 'no' to presidential bid

12 posted on 01/23/2014 5:04:01 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: mandaladon
Don't laugh. He has built-in advantages in Iowa and New Hampshire

What a surprise.
13 posted on 01/23/2014 5:04:22 PM PST by novemberslady
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To: mandaladon

I’m not voting for anyone who is pro-amnesty. Period.


14 posted on 01/23/2014 5:05:59 PM PST by Maceman
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To: mandaladon

hopefully, Rand will tell the media and the debate organizers to go pound sand. Stay away.


15 posted on 01/23/2014 5:07:12 PM PST by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG
There will be plenty of good candidates.

And we will rip them up for the dems as usual.

16 posted on 01/23/2014 5:10:08 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mandaladon; All

Paul is pro-Amnesty, and pro-Open Borders...that is an immediate no go. He is also supporting McConnell over Bevin in the primary...another no go

He also give conflicted statements often to the media. I believe he is a lot like his dad, but tries to keep it covered so to get elected and reelected

Instead of Paul who TALKS conservative....prefer someone who IS conservative


17 posted on 01/23/2014 5:12:22 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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Rand Paul's immigration speech
...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg]
Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform
Latinos, should be a natural constituency for the party, Paul argued, but "Republicans have pushed them away with harsh rhetoric over immigration." ...he would create a bipartisan panel to determine how many visas should be granted for workers already in the United States and those who might follow... [and the buried lead] "Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers...
[Posted on 04/21/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by SoConPubbie]
[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]
18 posted on 01/23/2014 5:12:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Amendment10

Rand Paul will run and will win.


19 posted on 01/23/2014 5:13:21 PM PST by BarnacleCenturion
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To: mylife

You mean they?

I like all three that were mentioned (Walker, Paul, Cruz) and maybe Rick Perry. I am sure there will be some others and after 2014 it should all settle in.


20 posted on 01/23/2014 5:14:44 PM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: mandaladon
The Atlantic is one "Eastern Establishment" publication which at least sometimes deigns to treat conservative positions with respect. Still, you could almost see the author of this piece cringe at the prospect of Rand Paul being the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. The very first two words of the column ("Don't laugh") are a clue.

In fact, if the author would venture out of The Atlantic's territory (Boston is its ancestral home; its readership is heavy in New York and Washington), perhaps he would not be so bemused (and, one suspects, though he doesn't really say it, horrified) by Senator Paul's appeal.

21 posted on 01/23/2014 5:15:15 PM PST by southernnorthcarolina ("The power to tax is the power to destroy." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819)
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To: Maceman

http://www.paul.senate.gov/?p=issue&id=12

Immigration

“I do not support amnesty, I support legal immigration and recognize that the country has been enriched by those who seek the freedom to make a life for themselves. However, millions of illegal immigrants are crossing our border without our knowledge and causing a clear threat to our national security. I want to work in the Senate to secure our border immediately. In addition, I support the creation of a border fence and increased border patrol capabilities.

Immigrants should meet the current requirements, which should be enforced and updated. I realize that subsidizing something creates more of it, and do not think the taxpayer should be forced to pay for welfare, medical care and other expenses for illegal immigrants. Once the subsidies for illegal immigration are removed, the problem will likely become far less common.

I support local solutions to illegal immigration as protected by the 10th amendment. I support making English the official language of all documents and contracts.

Millions crossing our border without our knowledge constitutes a clear threat to our nation’s security. Instead of closing military bases at home and renting space in Europe, I am open to the construction of bases to protect our border.”


22 posted on 01/23/2014 5:15:55 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: mandaladon

Bienart is a lefty doosh.

They’re just trying to shape the battle field by selecting the GOP candidate like they did the last two cycles.

Don’t know that it’ll work this time.


23 posted on 01/23/2014 5:19:09 PM PST by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: mandaladon

Rand Paul must endorse REAL conservatives.
In primaries, such as here in Kentucky. His home state.
Matt Bevin, vs. the bully, Mitch McConnell.
Stop endorsing McConnell, Sen. Paul. Don’t want to lose your base, do you?
http://mattbevin.com/


24 posted on 01/23/2014 5:20:49 PM PST by Bluegrass Nana
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To: virgil

Well Levin announced the feds are working on Scott Walker. Make a list of whom you think would be a good candidate—watch the regime pick em off!


25 posted on 01/23/2014 5:21:16 PM PST by spiderfern
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Don’t laugh …
Too late.

But at least one can try to guess what kind of laugh it was.
26 posted on 01/23/2014 5:24:48 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: chiller

Cruz and Scott Walker. Walker has been an extremely successful governor, and Cruz is the Reagan of the 21st century.


27 posted on 01/23/2014 5:26:31 PM PST by Signalman
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To: virgil

Its kind of early. Don’t people have a two week attention span?
Sarah will be thrown in at the last hour.


28 posted on 01/23/2014 5:29:07 PM PST by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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Let’s not forget Paul’s inconsistency on immigration.


29 posted on 01/23/2014 5:31:07 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: mandaladon

Mike Lee is my second choice after Ted Cruz.


30 posted on 01/23/2014 5:34:40 PM PST by Defiant (Obama is The Bard of Canard.)
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To: spiderfern

They’ve been after Scott Walker for some time. Paul will be made out to be some nutjob. If they can’t find something, they’ll just make something up at the last minute, right before election day. I read that republicans will have their convention in June next time. That only gives democrat thugs more time to pick away at the candidate. GOP is bent on suicide.


31 posted on 01/23/2014 5:42:22 PM PST by virgil
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Rand Paul will run and will win.

As I have ranted elsewhere on this message board, I will support whatever RINO that Obama guard dog Fx news nominates for Republican candidate.

I know that’s not how presidential nominations are supposed to work, but what can I say?

32 posted on 01/23/2014 5:58:56 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: SunkenCiv

Try more like 30 million low income illegals (Mexicans mostly).
And how will they vote?
Like their legal low income (mostly Mexican) brethren...for the handout candidates.

They are, as R.L. said, simply unregistered Democrat voters.
Were they mostly Conservative or Republican gonna-be voters, Obaba, Reid, Schummer, Pelosi, Feinstein and all the other Fascists would be fighting tooth and nail to not just kill any amnesty chances, but to deport them all in mass...yesterday.

All Amnesty will do, will be (courtesy the language of the long, will-not-be-read bill) will insure about 50 million new Dem voters over the next 10 to 20 years who will most all be living on the dole.

But to look on the bright side, since Americans have FULL EMPLOYMENT and there are far more job openings than there are unemployed to fill them, the 50 million new Dem voters (and Union members) will start filling today’s URGENT need to fill the ABUNDANT job openings.
/s


33 posted on 01/23/2014 5:59:19 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: mandaladon

I want someone who stands tall on illegal immigration,


34 posted on 01/23/2014 6:02:57 PM PST by stilloftyhenight (Unite in the primary to unseat RINOs...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: OldArmy52

Amnesty, as Obama/Dems will write it, will at last turn the USA into a permanent One Party (Police) State.

That will be when the Wall gets built and the Dems use their 2 billion rounds of Military-use-illegal ammo to shoot Americans trying to flee the USSA to freer Countries (China, Russia, etc).


35 posted on 01/23/2014 6:04:01 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: Defiant

“Mike Lee is my second choice after Ted Cruz.”

Couldn’t have said it any better.


36 posted on 01/23/2014 6:10:02 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: mandaladon

When he endorsed McC, he lost me.


37 posted on 01/23/2014 6:12:27 PM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans can't wait until March 4 to nominate Cornball and George P.!)
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To: al baby
Hear, hear!

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

38 posted on 01/23/2014 6:13:33 PM PST by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: ptsal
the debate organizers

If the R party has a dozen debates moderated by journ-0-lists, they deserve the thrashing they will get.

39 posted on 01/23/2014 6:14:17 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: mandaladon

I don’t dislike Rand Paul. He’s had a pretty decent record to date, and I do rather enjoy the heartburn he gives the loathesome cretins of the GOP-E, whom I’ve grown to so intensely despise. But I have the idea that were he in the presidential race, and officially making his stances clear, he’d be revealed too libertarian for my tastes. In other words... pro-amnesty, pro-dope, and pro-fag marriage. And at that point, I could not give him my vote.


40 posted on 01/23/2014 6:14:27 PM PST by greene66
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To: virgil
So, now, is he the next to be destroyed?

Duh!!!!!!

If he looks like he has a chance, he will be slimed as an anti-Semite and possibly killed.

Thank God there's no Bob Dole Jr.

41 posted on 01/23/2014 6:15:58 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: mandaladon
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Newt Gingrich's NOT ancient history ...

Newt's 2012 Presidential Primary campaign showed the rest of "geniune" Tea Party Conservative America how to kick the Liberal MSM's @sss during presidential debates ...



Newt Gingrich was "geniunely" the Last Conservative Standing ...

and he stood as the Ted Cruz / Winston Churchill of that strategic moment ...



Newt Gingrich scared the HELL out of the Karl Rove / Mitt Romney / Jeb Bush / Juan Mcain ... political whores of the E-GOP ...

especially with his INCREDIBLE South Caroline victory.



Finally, patriots like Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz and Newt Gingrich gives us ALL HOPE that The Lord God Almighty ...

still wishes to rescue the United States of America ...

from the Goddless Sodomite Pro-Abortion Allah-Worshippers ...

who seek to destroy HIS divinely-inspired creation.



P.S. Experienced political campaigners know that Newt Gingrich's 2012 presidential primary run was merely a warmup for 2016 ...



I personally met Newt and Callista Gingrich at the last Florida primary campaign stop in Tampa ...

they each graciously gave me their signatures in my copy of "The Federalist Papers" ...

As I departed that extraordinary "moment in time" ...

I looked at Newt Gingrich and said, "Thank you, Mr. President"


Newt Gingrich quickly, instinctively, looked up from his written signature,

as a sniper would when suddenly recognizing his prized target.

There was a genuine "fire in his eyes" ... the same fire that General Washington had at Valley Forge and Yorktown.

I will never forget that moment.



I firmly believe (and pray) that Newt Gingrich will be the 45th U.S. President of the United States of America.

"Let it be written. Let it be done."




======================================



http://www.c-span.org/Events/Newt-Gingrich-Speaks-on-39God-and-Country39-in-Georgia/10737428558/








"We have to frankly break the back of the secular-socialist machine, elect people committed to representing the American people, and then methodically rip the system apart."

~Newt Gingrich, 2012







====== NEWT GINGRICH'S GREAT 2012 CAMPAIGN SPEECHES ======





CPAC 2012 Speech -- Newt Gingrich, U.S. President Elect


CPAC 2012 Speech -- Sarah Palin, U.S. Vice President Elect




Nancy Reagan (1995) : Ronnie turned that Torch over to Newt



NRA Second Amendent Speech -- Newt Gingrich



U.S. Energy Independence in 2012 -- Speech


U.S. Energy Independence in 2012 -- Newt Gingrich



"America's Space Renaissance" in Florida !


Newt Gingrich -- Vision for America in Space Again




Why is Newt Gingrich So Angry ?


Newt Gingrich : South Carolina Victory Speech (2012-01-21)


Newt Gingrich : Christmas Day in 1776 George Washington's "Victory or Death"




Newt Stoutly Defends the Second Amendment (Right to Bear Arms)


Newt Gingrich – Constitutional Removal of Radial-Liberal Federal Judges




Newt Slams an "Increasingly Radical" EPA




Newt Defends Israel and Shows how the Palestinians are an "Invented" people !


Newt Warns against the Proposed 9-11 NYC Islamic Mosque and Islamic Sharia Law


Gingrich Compares Radical-Isalmics Muslims To Nazis


Newt Gingrich On The Threat Of Radical Islam


Newt Gingrich – America’s Defense of Judea-Christian Ideals and Defense against Islamic Fascism


Gingrich: Aggressive Prosecution of Radical-Militant U.S. Muslim Groups




Newt Gingrich: Response to CNN’s John King “Divorce Question”


Newt Gingrich to Juan Williams: Americans Want Paychecks, Not Food Stamps


Gingrich BLASTS Chris Wallace for his "Gotcha" Questions at Iowa Debate




Newt Destroys Ron Paul's Foreign Policy Vis-à-Vis Killing Osama bin Laden




Gingrich: My Credential Is 4.2% Unemployment


Newt Slams Obama's Stupidity on the Keystone Pipeline


Gingrich attacks Federal Reserve (Bernanke and Geitner) Deception and Corruption


Newt Discusses Job Creation and Dismantling Federal (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac)




Newt: No American President Should Bow to a Saudi King


Newt Gingrich: Super PAC Committee Is Washington's Dumbest Idea





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====== NEWT GINGRICH'S GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS ======


Newt Gingrich understands ... what many of us know to be true ...

America is dangerously close to becoming a Marxist Godless Socialist Second-World nation ...


While in congress, Newt

* Founded the Conservative Opportune Society which met weekly to discuss ideas many of which were adopted by Reagan during his second term supporting the group’s conservative goals on economic growth, education, crime, and social issues.


* Co founded the Congressional Military Reform Caucus and the Congressional Aviation and Space Caucus


* Led charges against the Democrat Speaker of the House Jim Wright


* Became House Minority Whip in 1989


* In 1990, he came up with a paper titled ”Language, a Key Mechanism of Control”, that encouraged Republicans to “speak like Newt” and contained lists of “contrasting words” – words with negative connotations such as “radical”, “sick,” and “traitors” – and “optimistic positive governing words” such as “opportunity”, “courage”, and “principled”, that Gingrich recommended for use in describing Democrats and Republicans, respectively…Now we know why he is so good with words during the debates.


* Gingrich and several other Republicans, in an effort to offer an alternative to Democratic policies and to unite distant wings of the Republican Party came up with a Contract with America which laid out ten policies that Republicans promised to bring to a vote on the House floor during the first hundred days of the new Congress if they won the elections. The contract was signed by Gingrich and other Republican candidates for the House of Representatives. The contract ranged from issues such as welfare reform, term limits, tougher crime laws, and a balanced budget law, to more specialized legislation such as restrictions on American military participation in UN missions. In the November 1994 elections, Republicans gained 54 seats and took control of the House for the first time since 1954.


* Congress fulfilled Gingrich’s Contract promise to bring all ten of the Contract’s issues to a vote within the first 100 days of the session


* Legislation proposed by the 104th US Congress included term limits for Congressional Representatives, tax cuts, welfare reform, and a balanced budget amendment, as well as independent auditing of the finances of the House of Representatives and elimination of non-essential services such as the House barbershop and shoe-shine concessions.


* Newt led the Republican majority to an re-election in 1996, the first time Republicans had done so in 68 years, and the first time simultaneously with a Democratic president winning re-election.


* In 1996, Newt pushed for the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act which was intended to reconstruct the welfare system. The act gave state governments more autonomy over welfare delivery, while also reducing the federal government’s responsibilities. It instituted the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, which placed time limits on welfare assistance and replaced the longstanding Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. Other changes to the welfare system included stricter conditions for food stamp eligibility, reductions in immigrant welfare assistance, and recipient work requirements. The said act was signed into law on Aug 22, 1996.


* Pushed Clinton for a Federal Balanced Budget- The plan included a total of $152 billion in Republican sponsored tax cuts over five years. Other major parts of the spending plan called for $115 billion to be saved through a restructuring of Medicare, $24 billion set aside to extend health insurance to children of the working poor, tax credits for college tuition, and a $2 billion welfare-to-work jobs initiative. Plan was to have a balanced budget by 2002 but was achieved in 1999, three years ahead of schedule.


* Through the Contract with America, Gingrich was credited with the largest Capital Gains Tax Cut in US History with the 1997 US Tax Relief Act


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42 posted on 01/23/2014 6:18:31 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Newt would make a great President,however, getting elected is probably not in the cards.


43 posted on 01/23/2014 6:28:07 PM PST by cornfedcowboy
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

Isn’t he very weak on the Second Amendment.


44 posted on 01/23/2014 6:40:59 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Maceman

I am with you.


45 posted on 01/23/2014 6:41:26 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: mandaladon

Paul is the MSM’s new crush, now that Christie’s on the skids. That should be a dead giveaway. He’d hand the next 100 elections over to the Dems with some kind of amnesty scheme.

No thanks. Next?


46 posted on 01/23/2014 7:01:42 PM PST by CowboyJay (Cruz'-ing in 2016!)
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To: mandaladon

Rand Paul is not my first choice but I have no problem voting for him in 2016. I just don’t want to see a Chris Christie or Jeb Bush heading the GOP ticket because that will spell certain defeat and this country can’t absorb another left wing presidency.


47 posted on 01/23/2014 8:35:04 PM PST by dowcaet
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To: chiller
Dark horse will be Scott Walker. If he goes, he'll be welcomed as a winner by virtually everyone on our side. And he'd win.

Did you hear Walker today? He announced he's giving back the budget surplus to the citizens of Wisconsin. Hadn't heard him in awhile and he sounded great. .

48 posted on 01/23/2014 8:59:30 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho; Signalman; spiderfern; chiller
YouTube Link: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, in his own words, endorses a path to citizenship for Illegal Aliens in July of this year.
49 posted on 01/23/2014 9:09:27 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Beowulf9; Maceman; mandaladon; SunkenCiv; dowcaet
Here are the links, from last year, where Rand Paul clearly lays out his own Amnesty plan for 2 million illegals per year, based on a "Certification" from a Pro-Amnesty congress that the border is "secure". No Fence, No E-Verify, No punishments for ID Fraud, and all the other misdemeanors and felonies committed by the Undocumented Democrats he wants to pardon.

Sen. Rand Paul: Trust but verify on immigration reform (Feburary 8th, 2013)

Rand Paul’s “Undocumented Citizens” Path to Legality (and Citizenship) (March 20, 2013)

Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform (March 19, 2013 Article)

Rand Paul's presence-and-jobs amnesty -- WITHOUT E-Verify


No, America Does Not Have “De Facto Amnesty”

GOP's Rand Paul, Dems' Luis Gutierrez in step on immigration reform

Rand Paul: Pathway To Citizenship Is Needed, E-Verify Is Not

Rand Paul On Illegals: Trust But Verify

Steve Deace – Et Tu, Rand Paul?

Paul: Republican Party in Need of Facelift

50 posted on 01/23/2014 9:13:01 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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