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Breaking: Adelson to give Gingrich-backing super-PAC another $10 million
Hot Air ^ | 1:20 pm on February 17, 2012 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 02/17/2012 2:42:47 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

So much for conservative consolidation:

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s faltering campaign is about to get another shot in the arm, CBS News has learned.

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson plans to give another $10 million to the outside group backing the former Georgia lawmaker who is running behind former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, a source close to Adelson told CBS News.

Adleson and his family have already given $11 million to “Winning our Future,” the super PAC backing Gingrich. The group, which bombarded the airwaves in South Carolina last month ahead of the primary there, is largely credited with helping Gingrich win in the Palmetto state.

The latest $10 million cash injection would raise the Adelson family’s contribution to $21 million, and a different source close to Adelson said he is prepared to drop another $4 million for a total of $25 million. The Huffington Post calculated that the billionaire casino owner earns about $3.3 million an hour.


(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: newt

1 posted on 02/17/2012 2:42:55 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: onyx

fyi


2 posted on 02/17/2012 2:43:45 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The latest $10 million cash injection would raise the Adelson family’s contribution to $21 million...

I thought we were up to at least $100 million...

3 posted on 02/17/2012 2:50:56 PM PST by C210N
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I wish I was in the Casino business XD

Good news though.


4 posted on 02/17/2012 2:51:17 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Newt is light years better than Rick. Good news.


5 posted on 02/17/2012 2:54:17 PM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Article says Adelson makes $3.3 million an hour. So if he contributes the $25 million max, he's only given Newt a day's pay. C'mon, don't be stingy, you can do better than that, Sheldy...


6 posted on 02/17/2012 2:55:31 PM PST by JediJones (Just say NO to the MittRick system! Disenfranchise the establishment!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Marguerite; Cincinatus' Wife; Red Steel; kalee; TitansAFC; LuvFreeRepublic; ...


Newt Gingrich for President Ping List!
Newt.org

7 posted on 02/17/2012 2:56:30 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
B T T T ! ! !





8 posted on 02/17/2012 2:58:32 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Now use every dollar to take out Willard the Lib!


9 posted on 02/17/2012 3:01:20 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: LucyT; onyx

Ping!


10 posted on 02/17/2012 3:07:33 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: onyx

Lol, I just pinged you. I’m always late to the party!!


11 posted on 02/17/2012 3:09:05 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: NoGrayZone

You may be late, but we never start without you.


12 posted on 02/17/2012 3:10:28 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Yo Mitt - Money can't buy you love...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Awww (((hug)))!!!


13 posted on 02/17/2012 3:11:51 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: NoGrayZone

:)


14 posted on 02/17/2012 3:13:02 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Yo Mitt - Money can't buy you love...)
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To: NoGrayZone

Isn’t this wonderful news?

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


15 posted on 02/17/2012 3:18:11 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: FReepers
The funds raised in these FReepathons go to pay our current quarter expenses. But we're also going to try to replace some of our older servers and failing equipment this year so we're going to add a little extra to our FReepathon goals. John is estimating ten to fifteen thousand to do this and I'd like to get it all in place and working before the election cycle is fully heated up, so we'll try to bring in a little extra now, if we can, and the rest next quarter.

Jim Robinson



Click to Donate!

16 posted on 02/17/2012 3:18:51 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Go Newt. use this money to point out the issues about BO that the MSM would never bring up. His promises that he has never kept on: transparency; on unemployment; on what has happened with fast and furious; wasted money on Solyndra; the fact that gas prices are going thru the roof, because the Prez has sold his soul to the eco-nazi robber barons; bowing down to dictators; turning NASA into a school for building up Muslim self esteem, on and on ad nauseum.


17 posted on 02/17/2012 3:22:55 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: onyx

Guess we can hold off on the NEWTathon until next month now.


18 posted on 02/17/2012 3:23:32 PM PST by JediJones (Just say NO to the MittRick system! Disenfranchise the establishment!)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Go Newt.

use this money to point out the issues about BO that the MSM would never bring up. His promises that he has never kept on: transparency; on unemployment; on what has happened with fast and furious; wasted money on Solyndra; the fact that gas prices are going thru the roof, because the Prez has sold his soul to the green robber barons; bowing down to dictators; turning NASA into a school for building up Mslim self esteem.


19 posted on 02/17/2012 3:24:24 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: onyx

You know if Little Ricky takes out Mittens then it will be the Master vs the Apprentice....I’ll place my money on the Master.


20 posted on 02/17/2012 3:24:29 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; All

21 posted on 02/17/2012 3:24:56 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: IWONDR; All

WHO WILL ASK, AND WILL HE ANSWER?

http://www.thepostemail.com/2012/02/16/top-12-for-2012-questions-for-barry-soetoro/

Election time is upon us once again. For clarity of the issues facing the candidates or challenging candidates to even appear on ballots for 2012, a simple engagement (preferably on camera) of inquiry provided in the list below should reveal the most pressing Constitutional issue facing America. For every candidate these types of questions have been routine and required to be sufficiently, accurately, and honestly confirmed to receive their Party nomination, that is, until the 2008 election, when none of the questions were answered and independently confirmed for Barack Hussein Obama.

Perhaps the 2012 election will be different. The more discerning voter has reasonable doubt that the last election was legitimate because of a questionably ineligible candidate on the ballot. This suspicion can be alleviated by obtaining the answers to twelve questions which Barry Soetero, aka Barack Obama, has never PERSONALLY answered.

Where and when did you formally (legally) change your name from Barry Soetero to Barack H. Obama?

What hospital in Hawaii will/can confirm your birth record?

With which student status (resident, foreign, etc.) did you apply for student loans at Occidental, Columbia and Harvard?
Have you ever traveled to Russia?

Having run as the most transparent candidate, why do you block all access to past records?

Since your release on April 27, 2011 of your Hawaii birth record, can we the American people see the microfiche of the original since you have nothing to hide?

How do you respond to the computer, Adobe®, and graphics experts who have declared your “long-form birth certificate” a forgery?

How did you secure a Connecticut Social Security number while living in Hawaii?

In transparency that you consistently affirm, would you commit to an independent DNA test confirming your claimed biological ancestry?

Can you explain the motivation for signing Executive Order #13489 sealing all records of your identity, passports, school attendance, college records, Selective Service registration, etc.?

How did Bill Ayers (he only lived in the neighborhood) have authorization to pick up your kids from school?

As a sponsor (with Hillary Clinton) of Senate Resolution 511 confirming McCain as eligible for the office of POTUS during the 2008 election, how do you qualify as Article II, Section 1 Constitutional “natural born Citizen” with a non-citizen father?

As a sponsor (with Hillary Clinton) of Senate Resolution 511 confirming McCain as eligible for the office of POTUS during the 2008 election, how do you qualify as Article II, Section 1 Constitutional “natural born Citizen” with a non-citizen father?

Those running and debating for President of the United States only need to ask Barry Soetero the above short list of pertinent questions to establish legitimate law-abiding grounds on which to proceed further into the campaign. Unless the above questions are accurately and provably dealt with, there is NO election by law. There was no legal election in 2008, since the issues are unresolved and continually pending within the corruption of Congress, Department of Justice, Homeland Security (think of it, a usurper has authority over these agencies), CIA, FBI, State Department, NSA, etc.

May integrity rule where it has declined. May the new candidates be filled with humble boldness to ask penetrating, truth-seeking, and law-abiding questions, and in so doing, secure a leadership that is from the people, for the people and by the people.


22 posted on 02/17/2012 3:27:01 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

That’s cool. Did you make it?


23 posted on 02/17/2012 3:28:24 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: onyx

Yes!! I remember you telling me not to believe that last story because of it’s “source”.

I was a little worried, but of course, you were correct!

I’ve been such a negative nellie lately and am trying hard to get out of this slump.

You, FR and all the great peeps here certainly help me to do so.


24 posted on 02/17/2012 3:35:59 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: hoosiermama

LET’S GO!


25 posted on 02/17/2012 3:37:51 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: NoGrayZone

I love you, GF. I just hate “sources” particularly “sources” I suspect are planted by the Romney camp.


26 posted on 02/17/2012 3:39:12 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

Thanks for the good news on a Friday ping!

GO NEWT!


27 posted on 02/17/2012 3:40:58 PM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: onyx

GREAT NEWS!!

GO NEWT!


28 posted on 02/17/2012 3:43:41 PM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: onyx

The love is right back at you! I’m surrounded by the enemy here and you, as well as a few others, help me retain my sanity.

They “killed” my Sarah, they “killed” my Herman but I CANNOT allow them to kill my Newt......and you help me in doing so.

From here on in, I will NOT allow BS “sources” to bring me down.

He gathered us all here for a reason. I need to focus more on that then the “king of Lies” and what it spews.


29 posted on 02/17/2012 3:47:12 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Ubama is COUNTING on Myth being the GOP candidate.

He has spent hundreds of millions of dollars preparing for running against him.

Merely depriving Ubama of Romney as his opponent assures his defeat.

30 posted on 02/17/2012 4:40:28 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the fascists.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
NEWTON'S LAW
"For every Obama action, there will
be an equal and opposite reaction

And that's just my first day in office"

FANTASTIC, Mike!!!

31 posted on 02/17/2012 4:48:33 PM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: onyx

GOOD INVESTMENT, Mr. Adelson!!!


32 posted on 02/17/2012 4:49:54 PM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: hoosiermama

That’s cool. Did you make it?


No, I found it at another website.


33 posted on 02/17/2012 5:09:51 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: b9

That’s why the progressives and the rino’s fear Newt...the 80 year lurch left will be stopped and the direction reversed. Especially if Newt goes after the courts!


34 posted on 02/17/2012 5:11:59 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Yowza!


35 posted on 02/17/2012 5:15:55 PM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: NoGrayZone

I’m the real curmudgeon. I recall the early reports of Adleson donating $20 mil, and then reportedly another $5 mil. Then we hear the total was but only $10 mil. Now we hear he grosses $3 mil, per day, and he lays another $10 mil out for Newt, finally, after leaving him starving and $600,000 in debt for now WEEKS, while Adleson dates Myth, and mumbles some financial strategy about who he will be lending support when Newt should fail. $20 mil altogether? Okay, thanks, but could he cut the romance with Myth at least and keep his mouth shut? It was embarrassing, if not for Newt, it was for me.

If I am wrong and the media lied, please, let me know. Would love to ne wrong.


36 posted on 02/17/2012 5:16:23 PM 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; onyx

You have to ask onyx about that. She’s my go to gal.


37 posted on 02/17/2012 5:20:55 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

That’s why Newt needs to keep the establishment in the crosshair and continually ask the American People to stand with him.

By tying Romney, Santorum, and Obama was well as the (some of the) congresscritters of both party as members of the establishment he’s a winner.

O’Reilly really giving Santorum a tough time on his religion. When will he question Romney’s


38 posted on 02/17/2012 5:22:33 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: onyx

I thought it was.


39 posted on 02/17/2012 5:29:07 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: RitaOK
Check the sources Rita. At time of FL he gave him another five million, but Newt only spent four and that wasn't all from the PAC. I think Newt doesn't really want people to know how much he has or his PACs have or where he is spending it.

Romney has been releasing lots of false information, like Newt's Press Conference in NV was because he was withdrawing. The man is just as evil and Obama, media matters and the MSM. All are ginning up the coverage cause they're lazy SOBs and have an agenda.

There is a lot of “stratigery” going on.

40 posted on 02/17/2012 5:35:11 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: onyx
(Likely) Slick Willard media manipulation, from February 10, 2012, posted at F.R., which I didn't believe at the time:

"Bloomberg News reports that Adelson, who has donated $11 million to Gingrich’s Super PAC, does not plan to send any more money Gingrich’s way. Bloomberg is citing an anonymous source “familiar with their deliberations,” though an Adelson spokesman declined to comment." - Business Insider

^^^^ They "leak" these false stories to suppress support, votes.

41 posted on 02/17/2012 8:25:09 PM PST by monkapotamus (Willard's a rat)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Will Newt-ulus 2 work any better than Newt-ulus 1 worked? Time will tell. One of the characteristics of newts is the ability to regenerate lost parts so perhaps Newt's campaign can again grow back from near death. WSJ made some interesting points on Newt's benefactor, Adelson. Now I know better than to blame a candidate for everything his backers say and do. The correlation between backers and candidates is far from perfect; but it shouldn't be zero unless the backer is a clueless idiot knowing nothing of what he's backing. Newt's backer deserves at least as much attention as Rick's aspirin joker. WSJ says Adelson likes Newt in part for his strong support of Israel. I don't doubt Newt one bit on Israel, but then I don't doubt Rick on that either and don't recall any of the anti-Rick posts on this site questioning him on that subject. WSJ says Adelson "doesn't share the former Pennsylvania senator's socially conservative positions, including his strong antiabortion views…" I don't doubt Newt's pro-life credentials either, he's been solid. But I wonder what Adelson sees that makes him think Newt is less conservative than Rick on social issues and whether what matters to him would matter to me.
42 posted on 02/18/2012 10:07:55 AM PST by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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