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EXCLUSIVE! NEWT GINGRICH DARKEST SECRET!
NATIONAL ENQUIRER ^ | 12/21/2011 | ALEXANDER HITCHEN

Posted on 12/21/2011 6:16:23 AM PST by TBBT

Bombshell legal documents reveal the tawdry truth about GOP Presidential contender NEWT GINGRICH’s dark past – his father was a wife-beater, a wife cheater and perennial drunk!

And in an even more shocking disclosure, Newt’s mother asserts in the explosive documents that she was battered by her husband while pregnant with the future Speaker of the House.

Despite those horrific charges, insiders reveal that Newt forgave his dad and they became fast friends.

Now sources say the 68-year-old White House contender’s close relationship with his vio­lent father is bound to ignite a new scandal because the veteran politician has been a major cru­sader against domestic violence – and even co-sponsored the Violence Against Women Act in 1994.

A political source told The ENQUIRER: “Newt is going to face some heavy questioning because while he’s been a major opponent of domestic violence, he secretly reconciled with his wife-beating father.”

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Wonder how they see this as damaging? Wouldn't it tend to make the reader more sympathetic?

1 posted on 12/21/2011 6:16:24 AM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

OMG! Newt showed forgiveness and actually reconciled with his FATHER! Horrors! I’ve got my pitchfork and Ron Paul lapel pin, WHO’S WITH ME?????


2 posted on 12/21/2011 6:18:44 AM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: TBBT

This isn’t harmful to gingrich. To the contrary, it makes him a sympathetic figure who has come to grips w/ his past.

odd it would be put forth as a negative.

maybe they’re thinking it is going to be bad that he reconciled with his father? and that is somehow inconsistent with strongly opposing domestic violence????


3 posted on 12/21/2011 6:19:23 AM PST by Principled
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To: TBBT

And they uncover Obama’s long lost family secrets in 3,2, infinity...


4 posted on 12/21/2011 6:19:36 AM PST by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: Principled

Interesting, another media source who could not find the time to report on the marxist church where His Excellency allegedly attended regularly can find the time to search through documents about Newt’s parents.

Of course they did not do this research themselves, they got it from one of the flubs running against him. They too did not take on the great marxist hope either and won’t if they get nominated.


5 posted on 12/21/2011 6:21:32 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Solson

Get a rope, forgiving your own father is unforgivable.


6 posted on 12/21/2011 6:22:27 AM PST by RipSawyer (This does not end well!)
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To: TBBT

It all depends on whether you hate Newt or not.


7 posted on 12/21/2011 6:22:30 AM PST by Clara Lou
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To: Principled

The left wing freaks are counting on us to say:

THE ENQUIRER WAS RIGHT ABOUT THE BRECK GIRL, SO LOOK HOW HORRIBLE NEWT REALLY IS!!!!!


8 posted on 12/21/2011 6:25:07 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: TBBT

“A political source told The ENQUIRER: “Newt is going to face some heavy questioning because while he’s been a major opponent of domestic violence, he secretly reconciled with his wife-beating father.”

WOW, I could rip this “reporters” report to pieces but I will spare all my fellow Freepers having to read a long post..........since it is almost Christmas and there are other more important things to do.......


9 posted on 12/21/2011 6:25:28 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: TBBT

Several days ago, Axelrod said in regard to Newt. “The higher a monkey climbs a tree, the more you can see his a##.”

That remark, said with a smirk and wink, set the stage for the gleeful, no-holds barred, takedown of Newt by the media.

Two things about the remark:

- It codified the media double standard regarding Newt and Obama. In effect, Axelrod is saying: We can call Newt a monkey; but they can’t call our guy a monkey. Obama’s race protects him from the type of media attack now unleashed on Newt

- I don’t recall anyone on the Republican side going after Axelrod for this remark. Where is our RNC chairman Rince Princess? This is a bloody war for the soul of America and they’re playing it like it’s a normal election.


10 posted on 12/21/2011 6:25:59 AM PST by vekzen
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To: RipSawyer
"Get a rope"

That's racist!

11 posted on 12/21/2011 6:26:15 AM PST by Pietro
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To: TBBT

Didn’t Obama’s father kick his mother to the curb?


12 posted on 12/21/2011 6:26:18 AM PST by umgud
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To: TBBT
..co-sponsored the Violence Against Women Act in 1994.

The fools who support Gingrich will even try to explain this obvious proof of his radical progressivism away.

Jump off the cliff, lemmings! After all, it's for the good of the party.
13 posted on 12/21/2011 6:26:18 AM PST by HalfIrish
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To: TBBT

Which father? His birth dad that his mother divorced or his second dad that raised him?


14 posted on 12/21/2011 6:27:07 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: TBBT

Wow, what a bombshell. NOT.

This story is destined for the immediate trash heap.

BTW, Bill Clinton had a similar family background.


15 posted on 12/21/2011 6:28:26 AM PST by fightinJAG (So many seem to have lost their sense of smell . . .)
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To: vekzen

The RNC doesn’t want Newt. They want Rommney.

So they don’t care if he gets slammed and called a monkey.


16 posted on 12/21/2011 6:29:24 AM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: TBBT

He reconciled and came to be on good terms with a wife beater even though he has campaigned about bringing the problems of domestic violence to the spotlight. How horrible!

It would be like someone who taught that drunkeness, gluttony and fornication was sin hanging out with drunks, gluttons and prostitutes.


17 posted on 12/21/2011 6:30:33 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: TBBT

Little different from journalistic appraisal by the NYTimes. Here is an more accurate comment about BO from a Buffalo NY paper: “barry X, the abandoned b a s t a r d of an illicit union between a deranged, teen aged, communist w h o r e and malcolm X, has his instructions from soros to permanently destroy America and her via debt, wreck her economy, euthanize the greatest generation, demoralize her military via homosexuality and exhaust it in a wild goose chase in the “graveyard of empires”. He does hate America, especially White America, and does love his works of treason and destruction. It is through this that all his actions may be understood.

I hope the military honors their oaths, steps up and arrests this a s s h o l e or better. This son of a w h o r e is the walking definition of a “domestic enemy” and we won’t sit still anymore for his treason.

NEVER EVER forget the mainstream media that conspired to foist this muslim nation wrecking b a s t a r d on America is responsible. They intentionally sold us this traitor.

The democratic soviet is comprised of 22% of the population (blacks, latinos, queers, muslims, transgenders, communists, and abortionists) An amalgam of misfits tied together by nothing more than malevolent envy and hate for Natural Law.

This man is actively destroying an America he was raised to hate, is supported by communists in the media and must be neutralized for the good of all. He CANNOT be allowed to appoint one more Supreme Court judge.“


18 posted on 12/21/2011 6:30:57 AM PST by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: TBBT
the dems truly jumped the shark on this one

Newt is responsible for the actions of his father?
If true, this makes him more sympathetic

sounds like he grew up with a couple of hard knocks

19 posted on 12/21/2011 6:31:24 AM PST by paythefiddler (redefeat communism)
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To: TBBT

There use to be days long past when articles like this would only be found in rags like the National Enquirer. Nowadays, we are just as likely to see such an article in the LA Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Time, Newsweek,.....et.al.


20 posted on 12/21/2011 6:31:34 AM PST by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: TBBT

This is absurd. They can’t be serious.


21 posted on 12/21/2011 6:33:16 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Clara Lou

Bingo!


22 posted on 12/21/2011 6:34:16 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: TBBT

If that’s the only deep and dark secret that Newt has left, that is very good news.

It means there isn’t anything else.

Which has got to frighten the Dems to no end.


23 posted on 12/21/2011 6:34:59 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: TBBT

I’d like to beat the Enquirer for how they abuse people.


24 posted on 12/21/2011 6:35:34 AM PST by badpacifist (Hope you change your mind)
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To: TBBT
He forgave his wife/mother beating father and they became fast friends. Domestic abuse is an unforgivable sin. Like smoking it's one evil the Left won't abide. Plus Newt has the wife beating DNA, and he's marginally opposed to abortion which means he's for women dying on the floor as it were. So yes, I'd say this is a hit piece. I watched Leno last night. I believe they mocked at least 4 Republican candidates in their bits last night. The only dem that showed up was Blogo. No Republican will ever overcome the overwhelming Left wing media drumbeat.
25 posted on 12/21/2011 6:35:54 AM PST by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: Jonty30

“If that’s the only deep and dark secret that Newt has left, that is very good news. It means there isn’t anything else.”

You got it! Rock on Newt!!!!!


26 posted on 12/21/2011 6:37:44 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: TBBT

Is this serious! LOL!

I mean really!

Bwahahahahahaha!


27 posted on 12/21/2011 6:38:25 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: TBBT
Oh, National ENQUIRER - for a minute I thought it was another hit piece by National REVIEW.
....never mind....
28 posted on 12/21/2011 6:40:04 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: TBBT

At this time in 2007 the same paper ran a story on Rev “kill the Jews” Wright and how he killed Donald Young the gay choir member who had an affair with Obama. Never heard a peep about that from The Enquirer ever again.


29 posted on 12/21/2011 6:42:03 AM PST by HectorOne
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To: TBBT

Well, how about POTUS Obama, His father was a communist, womanizer, drunk and killed himself in a drunk driving, self -caused accident, and, Obama’s mother was a communist, America hater, and was just like the village bicycle, every male had a free ride!!!


30 posted on 12/21/2011 6:42:13 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: throwback
Plus Newt has the wife beating DNA,

Would that be McPherson? Or his adoptive father, Gingrich?

31 posted on 12/21/2011 6:43:36 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I didn’t read to that level of detail. Do you think most will?


32 posted on 12/21/2011 6:49:54 AM PST by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

and he abandoned Obama by leaving the country. We probably can’t say where he went, that would be racist.


33 posted on 12/21/2011 6:50:16 AM PST by MulberryDraw (Anyone see the democrat budget yet?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Refers to his birth father, who died in 1970.


34 posted on 12/21/2011 6:50:50 AM PST by iowamark
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To: HalfIrish

(Full Irish) Newton L. McPherson - from Wiki:

Gingrich was born at the Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on June 17, 1943, as Newton Leroy McPherson. His mother, Kathleen “Kit” (née Daugherty; 1925–2003), and father, Newton Searles McPherson, married in September 1942, when she was 16 and McPherson was 19. The marriage fell apart within days.

In 1946, his mother married Army officer Robert Gingrich (1925–1996), who adopted Newt. Gingrich has three younger half-sisters, Candace Gingrich, Susan Gingrich, and Roberta Brown. Gingrich is of German, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and was raised a Lutheran. Gingrich was raised in Hummelstown, near Harrisburg, and on military bases where Robert Gingrich was stationed.
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It matters not from whence a man arises - but on where he sets his sights.


35 posted on 12/21/2011 6:52:31 AM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason..)
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To: vekzen

Where is ANYONE on the Republican side?

Busy helping the Dems destroy SS and adding extra taxes to mortgages and refis - thus hurting anyone who tries to buy a house or refinance their existing one, like unemployed and retired folks might do in order to keep their homes -

Yup, they are just too damn busy to worry about their constituents or what they think. Let’s give them a break and send them home (permanently) and replace them with Republicans who aren’t too busy promoting the Dem agenda to represent us.


36 posted on 12/21/2011 6:55:12 AM PST by SusaninOhio (So)
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To: TBBT
Wonder how they see this as damaging?

It reveals he co-sponsored VAWA. That's pretty damaging.

37 posted on 12/21/2011 6:55:36 AM PST by Tribune7 (Vote Perry (or Gingrich maybe))
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To: Psalm 73

The text of the article sounds more like Politico. Politico, National Enquirer, not much of a difference.


38 posted on 12/21/2011 6:56:09 AM PST by RIRed
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To: vekzen
Axelrod does not himself know who his father really was. His mother worked for I.F.Stone ~ hard core Commie bunch. I.F. even got paid directly by Joseph Stalin.

David was born in 1955. Joe Stalin died in 1953 ~ but the party central committee had free access and plenty of time on their hands.

39 posted on 12/21/2011 6:58:20 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: blueyon

Yeah. This is ridiculous.


40 posted on 12/21/2011 6:58:20 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: TBBT

So, let me get this straight, his dad was abusive, and he as a son loved his father anyway?? That’s a bombshell?? What sick planet do folks live on that expect a child not to love their parents, even if they are horribly flawed????

Wow,... just wow.


41 posted on 12/21/2011 7:00:53 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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Have posted a Wiki reference on Newt’s bio parents. Their marriage dissolved after just a few days. Mother was 16 and father 19 when they married; so there were no ‘good times’ to remember.

His step-father died in 1996. Do we know who contacted whom? When did bio-dad realize his son had accomplished so much from such adverse beginnings?

This biography will not hurt Newt - many adults who experienced similar family dysfunction will sympathize. Those that were more fortunate will be impressed by his overcoming the odds. JMHO


42 posted on 12/21/2011 7:01:30 AM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason..)
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To: Solson
If he were a demoncrat, it would be all about overcoming his past and and how his, is a compelling life story.
43 posted on 12/21/2011 7:03:04 AM PST by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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44 posted on 12/21/2011 7:03:39 AM PST by Lazamataz (That's all.)
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To: TBBT

So this thinking makes The Kenyan completely unelectable?


45 posted on 12/21/2011 7:05:02 AM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: LRS; All

That’s what I was thinking.
No mention of Obama Sr., drunk, serial womanizer, polygamist, wife beater (his other white wife) and child deserter.


46 posted on 12/21/2011 7:10:28 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: TBBT
THE HORROR! Newt forgave someone for their past sins!

THAT DOES IT! Throw him in the Brier patch!

But at least the Newt haters and general cynical bunch here will be busy for a few more days.

I won't be surprised if they dig up an old witness who saw him refuse to help an old lady across the street. (When he was a Boy Scout)

47 posted on 12/21/2011 7:12:03 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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"...another media source who could not find the time to report on the marxist church where His Excellency allegedly attended regularly can find the time to search through documents about Newt’s parents."

The same media that knew every detail of Tiger Woods' sex life within 24 hours supposedly knows nothing about Obama's past.

BULL FEATHERS!

The media created Bark Obama and they are going to hide what they surely know to protect him. I hope this becomes more and more evident as the campaign goes along and this election becomes a referendum about the media as well as the community organizer.

48 posted on 12/21/2011 7:12:03 AM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: sodpoodle

What does that have to do with Newt co-sponsoring VAWA? Note that he didn’t merely vote for that freedom-robbing legislation, he CO-SPONSORED it.

You choose to ignore Newt’s repeated progressive words and deeds but I will not. He has repeatedly stated that FDR, not Reagan was the best 20th century president and possibly the best-ever president. If you want another FDR, go ahead and vote for Newt.


49 posted on 12/21/2011 7:13:04 AM PST by HalfIrish
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To: RipSawyer

Dear God, don’t let Michele Bachmann get hold of this!


50 posted on 12/21/2011 7:13:50 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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