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To Newt Gingrich haters (vanity)
Vanity | April 13, 2012 | CutePuppy

Posted on 04/14/2012 4:35:57 PM PDT by CutePuppy

He was rubbing it in everybody's face that an old coot like him could get somebody like her. No matter how God awful she looked.

This doesn't make any sense. If Callista really looked "God awful," how would it be that "he was rubbing it in everybody's face"? And do you suggest he should not have appeared with his wife at the political events but rather should have left her behind? And for which particular reason - being "God awful" or being "too young and too beautiful"?

I think your statement is, at the very least, subjective, projective, unworthy and, by accounts of most people who know and have met Callista, simply untrue and offensive.

Newt would bring the ever Lurking Calista with him and she was the cause of divorce # 2.

Are you really so blinded by hate that you have no compunctions about repeating and even magnifying the thoroughly disproved, debunked, refuted old lies sprung by the vile liberal media and propagated by the sclerotic GOP establishment?

If you really want to educate yourself on the facts, let's separate them from hateful fiction.

First, Callista is no more "Lurking" near her husband at the events than any other candidate's wife, be it Ann Romney or Karen Santorum.

Second, Newt met Callista for the first time and started dating her in 1993, 6 years after he was legally separated in 1987 from his estranged runaway wife #2, Marianne Ginther Gingrich (who chose to keep that name after the divorce) so Callista could not possibly have been the reason or cause for their separation and eventual divorce. Gingrich has been with Callista for more than 18 years, and happily married to her since 1999, after he resigned from Congress and finalized the bitter drawn-out divorce from Marianne, which she wouldn't grant him in 1994 when he was busy executing the Second Republican Revolution / Gingrich Revolution working to take over the Congress and pushing through the Congress and the vetoes the Contract With America. Callista, not Marianne, was with him through the trials and tribulations of that exciting and turbulent time, and 18 years together with her (more than 12 years in marriage) is much longer and happier than so many marriages are today. For the sake of the family Newt later converted to life-long faith of Callista, Catholicism.

Details / Refs:
Gingrich: If it comes to a shutdown, the GOP should stick to its principles - FR post #104, 2012 February 12

Gingrich admits ABC claim was false - FR post #32 / WSJ, No-Fault Newt, by James Taranto, 2012 January 20

The Inner Quest of Newt Gingrich (1995: Marianne Promised To "Undermine Everything" For Newt) - FR post #143, 2012 January 18 / PBS/VF, by Gail Sheehy, 1995 September

Romney Must Get Personal Over Bain Capital Attacks - FR, posts #21, #36, #42, #3, 2012 January 12

Things happen in marriage, it doesn't always work out between two people, no matter how wonderful or horrible they might otherwise be. Rush Limbaugh is on his fourth marriage, to a much younger woman from a prominent Democratic family, he has no children, yet how many would question his conservative credentials, including being pro-life, pro-family and pro-marriage? Reagan was divorced and remarried when he became President, yet he's been one of the best pro-life and pro-family Presidents.

Newt has good relationship with his first wife Jackie (who wasn't dying from cancer and wasn't served divorce papers when she was in the hospital - another debunked liberal lie, picked up by Newt's detractors) and he and Callista have great relationship with his daughters and grandchildren. Instead of being bitter about this, we should be happy for them, just like we are for Karen Santorum who made her share of mistakes in her youth, but found a good path and good marriage.

Also notice that some of the most ardent supporters of Newt on FR are women. So much for the "gender gap" that many so-called "conservatives" keep warning us about Newt becoming a nominee... How is this "gender gap" working out for Mitt Romney so far in national polling? Never overestimate the "well-meaning warnings" as usually they are just a case of "reverse psychology" in action.

He was delusional to think he could get the evangelicals with that approach.

Also completely inaccurate.

In reality, the evangelical "leaders" have been very split about Newt and Rick, and then, as usual, chose poorly, in favor of "wear it on the sleeve" but poorly prepared, underfunded and unorganized candidate who had no chance to win but possibly get just enough support to either get "promoted" himself to VP slot or (if he becomes unviable as campaign unfolds) to push Romney to choose an evangelical "family values" candidate, à la Bush-Quayle ticket. Grassroots evangelical support can sometimes provide the margin of victory (slim, near miss Electoral College victories by George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004) but, in itself, is not enough to win national elections or elect a candidate that does not meet "GOPe Seal of Approval."

Bob Vander Plaats of Iowa, just like he did with Huckabee in 2008, endorsed Santorum, who was then polling at 2%, despite Newt providing Plaats' organization with $150K that were crucial to the successful ousting of three pro-gay-marriage Iowa Justices. And while Tony Perkins, Gary Bauer and James Dobson also endorsed Santorum, it took three rounds of voting to decide the "official endorsement" between Newt and Rick, with many other evangelical leaders either absent or openly individually endorsing Newt after this "consensus vote" at the Pressler Ranch near Houston, just before SC primary. Tim and Beverly LaHaye (Chair of Concerned Women of America), Jim Garlow, Don Wildmon and others also endorsed Newt, although they didn't actively campaign for him the way Dobson, Plaats, Perkins and Bauer did for Santorum.

From Gingrich: Christian Conservatives on My Side - RC, by Janie Lorber, 2012 January 17

Look where Dobson, Perkins, Plaats and Bauer are now - they are reduced to going hat in hand to Romney camp / GOPe who will most likely treat them like Clinton did Sister Souldja.

The unprecedented amount of money and extraordinary lies and ruined "conservative" reputations, that it took to assault Gingrich in Florida, by entire GOPe, when they / Romney were on the verge of losing to the only representative Tea Party conservative remaining there showed that GOPe wants Tea Party to occupy the same place within the GOP structure that the social / "family values" conservatives do now - a reliable vote by a "minority" that "has nowhere else to go" - basically the same exact role that the blacks, Jews, GLBT, "women" and other "minorities" represent for the establishment of the Democrat party. It was a fight for survival for GOPe, against a small(er) government, Reagan conservatives Tea Party movement.

If we don't unite behind Newt, the Tea Party will be just like evangelicals - a few minority "local" groups that are only paid a lip service by GOPe on the national level. That may be just fine with some evangelical "leaders" - just like the blacks got the "first black President" Bill Clinton and now the first African-American (literally, Kenyan-American) President, the evangelicals might get another "compassionate conservative" like Bush-43. Where does it leave the country and the rest of us?

Evangelicals have simply been used by the GOPe to split the Tea Party vote, by providing them a "true conservative" alternative in the form of Santorum. For instance, there was never an attempt to intimidate or negotiate a cut off of Foster Friess' SuperPAC funds that provided just enough of a lifeline for Santorum's campaign, unlike pulling all stops to get Sheldon Adelson stop donations to SuperPAC for Gingrich, or planting various false stories about the funds cut just before the states' primaries (thus diverting votes of supposedly "strategic" voters from Gingrich to Romney or Santorum).

(BTW, as an aside, the reason for Adelson not favoring Rick has nothing to do with his religious or social views - Vegas is a union town, casinos and restaurants there have had problems with several unions for decades, so the record of historically cozy relations of Santorum with unions is anathema to Vegas businessmen. There are large patches of prime real estate off the Strip in Vegas that have been for sale for a long time that nobody wants to buy and develop, but Adelson's Las Vegas Sands and Sands Cotai Central is opening another $5B casino in Macau, and plans to spend $35B over 9 years to build casinos and resorts in Spain, Macau and elsewhere in Asia - sales and profits are substantially higher per square foot overseas than in the unionized and overregulated U.S. / Vegas casinos).

Unfortunately, the entire Santorum's / evangelicals campaign plan was based entirely on trying to get Newt's votes and Newt out of the race, even though everybody understood that he would be crushed by Romney immediately after, one on one, even as Gingrich kept nearly publicly saying (to no avail for mathematically challenged) that he sees this as a fight to deny Romney most delegates rather than just "winning" the states while ceding delegates to Romney because Santorum didn't even have the required delegates in several states:

From Santorum, Paul look past Nevada caucuses - WPVI-TV, 2012 February 04

From Santorum refuses to bow despite another loss - WPVI-TV, 2012 February 05

Whoever thought that this may be a winning strategy against GOPe was nuts and had not learned the lessons of Huckabee 2008 run, when there wasn't even a fraction of money and the entire GOPe machine deployed against him like there was against Gingrich this year. Evangelicals played right into Romney / GOPe hands by insisting on "endorsing" and actively working for the "more perfect" single issue conservative as opposed to the supposedly "flawed" conservative.

To the delight of GOPe, it finally gave them an alternative to Newt - the race has turned from Anybody-But-Romney into Anybody-But-Gingrich. (Alinsky's rule #12 - "The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.")

"The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy" - Friedrich Nietzsche

All they had to do now was keep Santorum's campaign on "life support" and ignore Gingrich as if he didn't exist in the race, except for ratcheting up the pressure on Adelson to cut off the funds to SPAC and keeping to mock Gingrich within the media and only repeatedly asking him when he is going to drop out (Alinsky's Rule #13 - "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.") to shut down his message and antagonize the voters against him within the party, similar to what they've done to Newt ever since he became the Speaker and to Palin since she became a VP candidate.

Newt has always been pro-life, unlike Mitt Romney who has been [s]electively pro-choice or pro-life when it suited him politically, or even Rick Santorum who has been pro-choice earlier in his life, before he married and ran for Congress (apparently, some early mistakes in life but not the life circumstances of the others could be forgiven by some evangelical leaders).

Newt was also an adopted child, an Army brat, having to move from place to place often, not experiencing or knowing much about love in his youth, and marrying very young and having two children in his 19 years long first marriage, yet at that time he also accomplished getting Master and PhD degrees in history and becoming a college professor. Yet he never plays up his humble and difficult upbringing. In contrast, Rick Santorum's stump speech starts with his grandfather in the "Pennsylvania mining town" while he conveniently avoids mentioning that he was basically a child of relative privilege (his father was a chief of psychology department, mother a chief of nurses in the local Butler, PA, VA hospital) so getting him a good education (MBA and JD) was not such a burden for his family.

I am not trying to dump on Rick, who is a good family man, and whose family has seen their share of tragedy and disappointments. But many of the people who were voting for Santorum or Romney somehow allowed themselves to be taken in by lies about Newt and not question them, progressing to hating Newt with a passion. I am just trying to show that if, in their minds, Rick and his family are deserving of Christian or human forgiveness for their transgressions, then certainly, by all means, so does Newt and his family.

Nobody gave Newt anything in life, he had to work very hard for everything he achieved in life, and despite all the hardship, he has a record of conservative accomplishments that very few people can boast or even dream about, both in public life and post-public entrepreneurial life. That's why he is hated, envied and, just like Ronald Reagan, reviled by the lunatic left and the comfortable establishment right.

"If you have no enemies, you are not important enough to have made any" - Alexandre Dumas

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit" - Ronald Reagan

Hume is just another excuse for Newt in a long line of excuse's.

As far as the old and tired meme of "excuses" and "whining" by Gingrich goes, if you ask for and are given an explanation of certain facts, you can always label anything you don't like an "excuse" or "whine" to ignore and avoid dealing with the substance of an explanation. That, in itself, is a poor, childish excuse for attempting to "win" the argument the substance of which you are unable to refute but unwilling to accept.

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To: dforest

You are on your knees to satan himself. Satan is the master of lies - you know mitt is a liar - you don’t care. YOU WILL ONE DAY - when it is presented before you - you KNOWINGLY and WILLINGLY bowed to satan. That’s mitt’s assignment from his master - bring more towards the fire of hell.

And to destroy a nation that is under God. Satan wants it under him. That’s is mitt’s job - hand off America to satan. Your accountability to that will be fierce forever and the blood of babies and the blood of anyone who ever fought to preserve America is on all of Mitt’s lying minions. The dirt that is on mitt’s hands are now on his minions who continue his work.

This is not just an election - but it’s satan’s opportunity to bring more towards him. And mitt is using dirty (meant to corrupt) money to buy this election and bring all those who are willing to lie for him/his master - satan now OWNS you - you are doing his work.

161 posted on 04/15/2012 8:31:36 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: RitaOK

“If some of you guys could get your nose out of Newt’s bedroom just long enough to WAKE UP to his record while in office “

There’s you’re jump to false conclusions with no education about me and about Newt, which makes your uneducated opinion worthless. I spent YEARS researching Newt and his handmaiden Grover Norquist. I did not focus on his personal life, I DON”T CARE...his RECORD was bad enough! He got us Nafta, Gatt and China as most favored nation. He supports AMNESTY! He loves Grover Norquist! and that’s just the start of it!

I’d give ya more links, but you’re not interested in facts, just like most uninformed, biased voters.

Newt: I’m from ‘progressive tradition of reform’

He was for the fairness doctrine, against the 2nd amendment...YEAH, some record!

Your problem, Rita, is that you’ve been fooled AGAIN.

162 posted on 04/15/2012 8:39:23 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: lonestar
I have a friend who does a lot of big social events and she has a wig. You obviously can not tell when she is wearing it. Incredible!
163 posted on 04/15/2012 8:50:18 AM PDT by Ditter
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164 posted on 04/15/2012 9:08:00 AM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: AuntB

Ya’ side-stepped, by way of name dropping, I see, and typically, neither of your rabbit trail mentions are relevant, since among these couple of rabbits, support NEWT????? Name one, moron.


165 posted on 04/15/2012 9:40:21 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: dforest

I want a brokered convention and a conservative dream candidate.

You know, like a real one?

Waiting for Pat Robertson to jump into the race? The government would be a lot larger in four years, but hey look on the bright side you’re guy will be in charge of it.

166 posted on 04/15/2012 10:03:52 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Ditter

I have a friend who wore a very natural looking wig...I didn’t know it was. She got rear-ended one day and her “head” landed in the back seat.

167 posted on 04/15/2012 10:29:34 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

LOL! Were you in the back seat, the front seat or did you hear about it on the grapevine? (I used to live in a small town once and I know how things work. :D)

168 posted on 04/15/2012 10:55:05 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: presently no screen name; RitaOK
How do the two of you stand this back and forth with SUCH IDIOTS? They are Romneybots or ObamaBOTs same/same. Read between their lines, it is a plain as day.

Wondering myself where they all meet up, since IHOP has closed the SMOKING room, some internet cafe? The libraries are all closed for the weekend.

These people posting are all/were pretenders to be Santorum supporters, more likely all cross over democrats.

No offense to the true Santorum supporters, but what you are seeing here posting the negatives about NEWT are the true Santorum voters, they crossed over, as he was the weakest candidate, they made you feel good for a bit, but they had a very devious purpose in mind. Their purpose was to take out NEWT, by giving Santorum the win.

GUESS WHAT? DIDN'T HAPPEN. Many on FR tried to tell you what was happening, but all you saw was the SANTORUM 20 min. ride to fame. That is hard to take, I know, but we need you, Newt needs you, come on board. Swallow the pride, (as I would if Newt dropped out), and HELP us defeat ROMNEY. I for one do not want a DEFAULT canidate.

But now they are about the continuation of trying to destroy NEWT, which should tell you all just who Obama/Romney have always FEARED THE MOST, that's NEWT.

One thing about this thread and others like it. THEY HAVE EXPOSED themselves as disruptors to true conservatives and are all LIARS on this thread in their pretenses. If NEWT was not a threat to them, why bother to continue with the TRASHING? Don't make sense.

Romney is a lying POS, that is for sure. Stay STRONG, NEWT GINGRICH IS STILL IN THIS RACE TO WIN. I'm with NEWT.

NEWT GINGRICH IS ALIVE AND WELL, and that THORN in the side of MITTENS just won't go away. I love NEWT.

169 posted on 04/15/2012 11:08:56 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: AuntB; Pan_Yans Wife; dforest; Impy; Gilbo_3; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker
RE :”And like Newt, you have NOTHING but insults! How soon you all forget! If people around here hadn’t had their heads up their butt for some broad not even running, you’d had time to find a decent candidate!

Funny you should mention that. Remember all the :” To you Sarah haters....” threads?? It's like they just cant give up those same silly rituals.

They must have posted a 1000+ ‘Please run, Sarah, run Sarah run’ threads; at least one every rest stop of the bus tour alone, But she wouldn't run for them. Never intended to, they were suckers. ‘NO, No, it's our fault, we didn't BELIEVE, we didn't show ourselves worthy of her, now we must pay.’ LOL.

Now they are stuck claiming Newt was our only hope instead of her, if only Romney hadn't had out-lied him at the debates, or FNC wasn't biased, or Santurum hadn't stayed in, or we believed his MOON promises, and we forgot his past and believed his new past instead....
LOL, then we would all be saved and Newt would have been right when he told us all those times he couldn't lose the primary.

170 posted on 04/15/2012 11:21:21 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: RitaOK

I think I am gonna post that Freepmail where you loved on me.

You thought I was great.

Difference between you and me honey, is that I don’t care if people kiss my ass because I am not a wanna be one of the club of kool aide drinking sanctimonious dopes as you tend to be.

You are a legend in you own mind. I just laugh at you. LOL

Bite me again, toots. Mwah! *snort*

171 posted on 04/15/2012 11:57:11 AM PDT by dforest
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To: sickoflibs; AuntB; Pan_Yans Wife; dforest; Impy; Gilbo_3; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

I was for Cain, as the least offensive of the group. The GOPe got rid of Cain fast, as he was anathema to RINODOM!
Nothing left but RINOS. RINOS own the RNC these days. We need to purge the House & Senate of these cretins. Start with Boehner. He is by far the biggest coward in D.C.

172 posted on 04/15/2012 11:58:37 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: annieokie

Well duh, genius. They are the idiots because nobody posted to them in the first place. Such hard work when it wasn’t necessary at all. Gosh durned it, they put up with such misery. Damn, someone didn’t agree with them. Ouch! ROTFLMAO.

It is a hard job to be a kool aide drinking fool like they are and post holier than thou posts such as they do, but they enjoy it.

So get outta the way and give then room to make fools of themselves.

Join in, its fun!!!!

173 posted on 04/15/2012 12:04:39 PM PDT by dforest
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To: presently no screen name

You are one of the craziest nitwits who ever posted. People talk about your dementia all over the place.

Go away kook.

Take up cookie baking or something.

174 posted on 04/15/2012 12:08:14 PM PDT by dforest
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To: presently no screen name

You are one of the craziest nitwits who ever posted. People talk about your dementia all over the place.

Go away kook.

Take up cookie baking or something.

175 posted on 04/15/2012 12:12:24 PM PDT by dforest
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To: trappedincanuckistan

uh, is Pat Robertson on your mind for some reason? Frankly, I wouldn’t vote for him either.

He and Newt are both loose cannons and lack self control.

That is loose not lose. Got it?

176 posted on 04/15/2012 12:16:54 PM PDT by dforest
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To: annieokie; presently no screen name

What this little cabal of the OBAMA/ROMNEY botted, is a case of cowardice, plain and simple, so afraid of Obama that they will give the country away to get Obama-Lite in Romney, willing to risk getting either one of them, because they are obsessed, and foaming, over Newt’s weird ex-wives!

Go figure.

Democracy in the USA exists only at the level of the primary to have any hope of shaping government.

These among us are sell outs of the first order to the propaganda enforcers and are obviously fodder for easy targets.

Conservatism collapses when cowards emerge with no fight left in them.

We have discovered, after all, that the enemy is us.

177 posted on 04/15/2012 12:35:20 PM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: presently no screen name; dforest

The moron speaks. This is the creep who is the self-described “good student”! LOL!

The Obama mud patrol is out in force with their Alinsky audition.

Thankfully, I read the “Tea Party” is not buying Romney, which means Romney stays in trouble for awhile, that Newt’s not out of this, and that these morons are plenty desperate about it.

It’s NEWT or Obama, but it’s not conservatives who are pushing Obama and Romney. It’s the commies and cowards.

Knock ‘em out screener. :)

178 posted on 04/15/2012 12:46:10 PM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: dforest

That is loose not lose. Got it?

Thanks. You must has did good in the Englishes in scool.

I had you pegged as one of the Santorum “willing to tolerate big government as long as he uses the word family every other sentence” voters. Perhaps I was mistaken.

179 posted on 04/15/2012 12:51:32 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: RitaOK

ROTFLMAO! Gawd what a tool you are.

By the way, you should look at your tagline. It has a word that you did not spell correctly, genius.

180 posted on 04/15/2012 12:51:59 PM PDT by dforest
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