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TRUE COLORS TIME (or Don't Let Newt Down)
Vanity | April 16, 2012 | True Believer Forever

Posted on 04/16/2012 8:01:20 PM PDT by true believer forever

TRUE COLORS TIME

If you listened closely to Sarah tonight on Levin’s program, she was pretty much endorsing Romney. I suspect she will hold her cards, won’t jump into the fray until the convention, where she will get maximum exposure for her particular agenda. And then she will play the good citizen role and support Romney. I’ve been worried about her since she showed up so ungraciously during the summer to rain on the parade of some of the more conservative candidates…

The same applies to her as everyone else... Not fighting, not helping Newt right now, is the same as voting for Obama.

I want you to think about something... if all these people, who call themselves conservative, who want to be thought of as conservative, all joined together – from Limbaugh – to Sarah – to Bachmann, and all the others – and in one voice said, No, we won’t, and worked their hearts out for Newt, starting this moment right now - instead of CYAing it; there would be no doubt who the next President would be. It would be Newt. It will still be Newt. But look what they are doing, look at the maneuvering, the shifting, the caving. In the space of a week the conservative world – political and otherwise – has become a cluster of Bart Stupak clones.

Even Santorum, what did he do? Faced with possible/probable defeat, he caved, he ran home. He didn’t like the amount of debt he was accumulating. He couldn’t see the math allowing him victory. So. He. Quit.

How does Mark Levin – any of them – ever complain about or criticize Boehner again? Or McConnell, or the Republican establishment? They are just as weak and spineless, just as compromised now.

True Colors Time.

America flickers, a lighthouse about to be engulfed by darkness. People are folding caving collapsing all around us, and we are being chided for not being realists…

Realists on the banks of the Delaware would have tried to convince those First Patriots it was too cold, too dark, too much ice; the pragmatic thing was to wait for another day when conditions were better, the risks not so great…

Exactly who is behaving like George Washington right now? And who are the cowards?

Next time..

Four years from now, they will look back and call these times carefree, like the play of children. It will never be easier than it is right now. Next time, it will be harder. Where will the repurposed courage come from then?

It is always going to require biting down hard while terror circuits through you – facing annihilation; not facing impossible mathematical odds, facing annihilation.

Who will there be then to face down the kind of raw fear that cakes the back of the throat and jellies out muscles and nerves? Who? And where will they be found?

They have Newt now... experienced, battle hard, for the most part fearless, doesn’t know how to quit. There is no one else now; there never was. There will be no one else the next time, if there is a next time; because next time, not even a Newt will be sufficient.

The fainting conservatives see the GOP establishment, its power, everywhere and deep, arrayed around them, able to twist events and turn people to their will – the same way that American soldier saw the British fleet in Boston Harbor - as if all of London was afloat before his eyes.

Yet they carried on. A rag tag bunch, one step ahead of annihilation. It should be a song in your hearts by now.

They carried on and today I am writing to you about them. And their True Colors Time. I know everyone around us is fainting, finding excuses for fainting, trying to make their fainting seem purposed - or holy - pragmatic. But, they are still just fainting.

Fret not.

Faint not.

Fear not.

NEWT GINGRICH... The Last Conservative Standing. He Deserves Your Very Best.


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I have a little group of young grassrooters I supervise, and they were feeling a little down at how the coronation of Romney was beginning in earnest, so I posted this to them on Friday morning - and they are feeling much better, and have a skip in their step once again.

If you have need of a little encouragement while you keep working for Newt, I hope this helps atleast a litte.

1 posted on 04/16/2012 8:01:28 PM PDT by true believer forever
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To: true believer forever

I don’t like any of the candidates; but they are trying to suck the life out of another one in the way of the one they want; not who we want.

I would say everyone vote for Newt not that he is any better; but get rod of Soros and Obama.


2 posted on 04/16/2012 8:10:11 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: true believer forever

I am working for my country...and right now, that means Newt. There is no one else left standing. I am disappointed that Sarah seems, according to you, ready to cave, and hope it isn’t true.


3 posted on 04/16/2012 8:12:16 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: true believer forever

I believe she voted for Newt or indicated she would. There comes a time when all Republicans will have to come together and no Romney was not my first or second choice. Let’s not cut off our noses to spite our face.


4 posted on 04/16/2012 8:13:41 PM PDT by Edison (I don't know what irks me more, the lying or the incompetence.)
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To: true believer forever

I would never vote for that back-stabbing anti-conservative. He can go back to working for Nancy Pelosi and trying to get global warming bills passed to destroy American business. I’m sick of he and Romney being pushed on us.


5 posted on 04/16/2012 8:14:55 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: true believer forever
The old principal bears repeating:

If you admit you are defeated, you are.

Don't give up before the fight is over and say you are being realistic. The odds don't matter, fighting the good fight does.

6 posted on 04/16/2012 8:14:55 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (When it comes to socialism, just say no.)
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To: true believer forever
The old principal bears repeating:

If you admit you are defeated, you are.

Don't give up before the fight is over and say you are being realistic. The odds don't matter, fighting the good fight does.

7 posted on 04/16/2012 8:15:19 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (When it comes to socialism, just say no.)
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To: nickcarraway
I would never vote for that back-stabbing anti-conservative. He can go back to working for Nancy Pelosi and trying to get global warming bills passed to destroy American business. I’m sick of he and Romney being pushed on us.

uh, not to put too fine a point on it, but Newt is being shoved on anyone, in fact, there seems to be a concerted effort to keep him from getting any media attention at all. He is doing an end run around that, and it's not easy.

8 posted on 04/16/2012 8:18:12 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

So now Sarah Palin is, in effect, “voting for Obama”?

I think not.


9 posted on 04/16/2012 8:21:19 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Idaho_Cowboy
The old principal bears repeating:

If you admit you are defeated, you are.

Don't give up before the fight is over and say you are being realistic. The odds don't matter, fighting the good fight does.

It is really good to hear that said out loud, because not too many people live by that these days. Once you learn that or are taught it, it's difficult to go back...

Thanks for the kind words...

It's the 4th quarter - Time to Leave it on the Field.

4

Leave it on the field for Newt... 

10 posted on 04/16/2012 8:22:22 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever
..she was pretty much endorsing Romney. I suspect she will hold her cards, won’t jump into the fray until the convention...

Which is it?

11 posted on 04/16/2012 8:24:44 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Williams
So now Sarah Palin is, in effect, “voting for Obama”?

I think not.

That's not what I said. I said that by the big guns not jumping into the breach and exploiting the last chance the conservatives have to gobsmack the GOP, and get the candidate they choose, not the one chosen for them, they will get romney, who will be defeated by Obama.

And more importantly, the GOP establishment will know that they can cram anyone they want down the base's throat adn get away with it...

12 posted on 04/16/2012 8:26:39 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Edison

She has also been very clear all along that she will support the Republican candidate to unseat Obama. As will I.


13 posted on 04/16/2012 8:26:39 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: true believer forever

“I’ve been worried about her since she showed up so ungraciously during the summer to rain on the parade of some of the more conservative candidates…”

Your perspective is so skewed it borders on PDS. You apparently do not remember even the recent past.

Be that as it may I plan to vote my conscience in the primary as I always have. In the general I will do whatever it takes to do two things

1)have as many conservatives as possible elected to the House and Senate
2)make sure that Obama does NOT have a second term.


14 posted on 04/16/2012 8:29:16 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: bigbob
She has also been very clear all along that she will support the Republican candidate to unseat Obama. As will I.

Which can also be stated this way: Once the GOP gets their way, I will take a stand. When, at least as I see it, she could do something now, while there's still time, and derail the coronation of Romney, which will become even more inevitable after he speaks at the RNC tomorrow and will be hailed as the presumptive nominee...

She told people to vote for Newt, she voted for Newt in Alaska and she isn't doing a thing to help him now while there is still an off chance an upset could be accomplished.

I love Sarah Palin. I think she is behaving like all the rest of them, preserving her political capital, not making waves in teh GOP, and not doing anything to help the last conservative standing. You don't know me, but that is a very painful thing for me to say.

15 posted on 04/16/2012 8:31:52 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

Blah blah I was perfectly happy when Newt was on top, but all this stuff about pushing down our throats. I watched Newt stumble in debates, then saw him self destruct by getting petty after primaries, miss opportunities to give a good speech when all the networks were covering him, etc.

If anything, all the alternates to Romney kept this thing going deep into the primaries. No one forced anything on anybody. And this isn’t the first time republicans failed to pick the most conservative candidate. I’m not sure why. 2008 I thought Fred Thompson was great but he’s doing reverse mortgage ads now.


16 posted on 04/16/2012 8:35:48 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Nifster
Your perspective is so skewed it borders on PDS. You apparently do not remember even the recent past.

Be that as it may I plan to vote my conscience in the primary as I always have. In the general I will do whatever it takes to do two things

1)have as many conservatives as possible elected to the House and Senate

2)make sure that Obama does NOT have a second term.

Which is, in effect, saying you will vote romney, rather than get on the battlefield and do your best to see that he isn't the nominee... that is a skewed perspective bordering on Newt Derangement Syndrome...

Don't blame me that you can't see what's at stake and that you have no problem voting for Romney... your choices entirely...

17 posted on 04/16/2012 8:36:14 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Williams

That’s a nice mix of romney talking points you got going there... and pretty much the media talking points, also...


18 posted on 04/16/2012 8:38:42 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: mnehring
Which is it?

She won't endorse now, when it could help Newt a great deal, and she will wait till the convention so she "can help out"...

I love Sarah Palin with all my heart. I just don't think she is behaving like a patriot. She's behaving like a politician with an eye on her political future...

If she ever does run, I would work my heart and soul for her, the way I am for Newt. But she's not running and Newt needs her help.

She voted for him in Alaska, urged others to vote for him, but won't get off teh sidelines and make a difference... I don't find that admirable..

She'll let Newt labor on the trail, trying to stifle as many Romney delegates as he can, she won't help now, but she'll be there in Tampa...

19 posted on 04/16/2012 8:43:54 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

Thanks. Supporting Newt and looking forward to voting for him here..


20 posted on 04/16/2012 8:47:03 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: freekitty
I don’t like any of the candidates; but they are trying to suck the life out of another one in the way of the one they want; not who we want.

I would say everyone vote for Newt not that he is any better; but get rod of Soros and Obama.

I think you pretty much summed it up perfectly.

21 posted on 04/16/2012 8:47:11 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

Nonsense. It was clear to everyone that she supported Newt. If he fell into third place in the running, and now may not be able to head Mitt off at the pass, that certainly wasn’t her fault.


22 posted on 04/16/2012 8:48:12 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: true believer forever

Newt Gingrich couldn’t run a campaign for dog catcher, much less President.

Palin voted for him and stood by him, but when Newt got firebombed by Romney after South Carolina, Newt didn’t fight back. That’s all Palin needed to know about Gingrich.

Good candidates don’t need to depend on grants from billionaire bundlers to keep them going; people donate to them en masse. It didn’t happen with Newt.

He means well; he’s just not it. Don’t blame Palin for that.

Best,

Chris


23 posted on 04/16/2012 8:49:16 PM PDT by section9
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To: true believer forever

And you completely chose to not include the fact that in the primary I will indeed be voting for NOT Romney. You have no clue as to whether I am currently ‘on the battlefield’ or not. You are angry and fighting mad. Good direct that energy for all it is worth.

We will all see who the nominee is after the convention.

My commitment to making sure that O does NOT have a second term remains the same


24 posted on 04/16/2012 8:52:10 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: true believer forever; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ...
RE “If you listened closely to Sarah tonight on Levin’s program, she was pretty much endorsing Romney. I suspect she will hold her cards, won’t jump into the fray until the convention, where she will get maximum exposure for her particular agenda. And then she will play the good citizen role and support Romney. I’ve been worried about her since she showed up so ungraciously during the summer to rain on the parade of some of the more conservative candidates…

NOOOO, Not Sarah tooo ....How could this be??? She's not going to reload and take out Romney???

How could this happen??

25 posted on 04/16/2012 8:52:32 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: D-fendr
Thanks. Supporting Newt and looking forward to voting for him here..

Thank you!!

Please don't give up on Newt...

Please try to help in any way you can...

www.newt.org Newt Central with tons of Newt information.

www.newt.org/donate Every little bit helps.

www.grassroots.newt.org Newt's brand new grassroots site for volunteers and supporters. It rocks!

www.newtsnetwork.com National phone banks where you can make calls for Newt, they provide a script and everything.

26 posted on 04/16/2012 8:52:54 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Cicero
Nonsense. It was clear to everyone that she supported Newt. If he fell into third place in the running, and now may not be able to head Mitt off at the pass, that certainly wasn’t her fault.

How did she support him? She twice told people to vote for him. And voted for him in Alaska, but never mentioned it until AFTER the fact on Fox News that Night?

Has she made one appearance for him? Written one thing on her facebook page urging conservatives to vote for him? Has she done anything but utter 3 sentences about her empty support for him?

That's sufficient in what she and all the other so-called conservatives call the most important election of our lifetime? I love Sarah, have always supported her. But she is not behaving like a patriot... people can still love and support her, and see clearly enough when she is not standing on principles... cheeleading from teh sidelines isn't enough.

27 posted on 04/16/2012 8:58:31 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

I have no Romney talking points. Just support Newt and if you can help him win the nomination, great. Quit with all the conspiracy theories which are based on what? The belief that some evil manipulation is underway unless Newt Gingrich is nominated?

Again, try helping your man win. Why isn’t he winning? Well, I have a wife here more conservative than me, hates Obama more, will not support Newt, dislikes Callista, admires Ann Romney. Imho opinion that’s what hurt Newt.


28 posted on 04/16/2012 9:00:05 PM PDT by Williams
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To: sickoflibs
NOOOO, Not Sarah tooo ....How could this be??? She's not going to reload and take out Romney???

How could this happen??

Listen, the only thing I ever post publicly here is stuff I hear from people I really trust. But that is what I am hearing, and what they are saying... more to prepare the people who love Sarah than anything else... but I wouldn't mind if they were wrong, bigtime... In fact, I pray they are wrong...

29 posted on 04/16/2012 9:01:48 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Williams
I have no Romney talking points. Just support Newt and if you can help him win the nomination, great. Quit with all the conspiracy theories which are based on what? The belief that some evil manipulation is underway unless Newt Gingrich is nominated?

Again, try helping your man win. Why isn’t he winning? Well, I have a wife here more conservative than me, hates Obama more, will not support Newt, dislikes Callista, admires Ann Romney. Imho opinion that’s what hurt Newt.

RE: dislikes Callista, admires Ann Romney...

Well, I am in total agreement with your wife. Callista isn't exactly my cup of tea... for many reasons. Though I have heard she is genuinely nice.

The point is - this election has to rise, atleast for the conservatives, on more than likability...

I am from a military family and my father once told me, sometimes only the bastards can get the job done...

I think we are at that time...

Waht you don't understand, or maybe you do - every person, not 99% or 95% - with an initial dislike of Newt, based on many things, including appearance, past, etc - every person I have gotten to sit down and watch at least one Newt video has switched to Newt... every single one. Some dems, some libs, some conservatives... many of them are working very hard for Newt right now, and some taking a lot of flack for it...

I don't think it's a conspiracy, I think the establishment GOP is doing exactly what they do best, taking conservatives, whom they mostly disrespect, and getting them to fall in line..

I am talking about fear, or failure to step up into the moment, which is now... there is still time to turn this around... that's all..

Thanks for supporting Newt! It's tough when your spouse doesn't agree, I know!!

30 posted on 04/16/2012 9:11:35 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ...
RE :”Listen, the only thing I ever post publicly here is stuff I hear from people I really trust. But that is what I am hearing, and what they are saying... more to prepare the people who love Sarah than anything else... but I wouldn't mind if they were wrong, bigtime... In fact, I pray they are wrong

Well as I recall Levin made it a point to tell his audience that he believed that Palin was running, then a month or so later she went on his show FIRST to announce she would not run. There is a thousand questions that could have been asked of her then, but she knew Levin would respond with only disappointment and praise which is why she picked him.

You bought the act. They always claim that they are conservatives first but some close observation and critical thinking would have shown you that they are Republicans first. There should be no surprise.

31 posted on 04/16/2012 9:14:30 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: Nifster
And you completely chose to not include the fact that in the primary I will indeed be voting for NOT Romney. You have no clue as to whether I am currently ‘on the battlefield’ or not. You are angry and fighting mad. Good direct that energy for all it is worth.

We will all see who the nominee is after the convention.

My commitment to making sure that O does NOT have a second term remains the same

RE: "We will all see who the nominee is after the convention."

Don't you get it? romney is being treated as the nominee right now, by everyone in the conservative political and media world. The RNC plans to crown him on Friday, it doesn't matter about the convention. They want it wrapped up now, and the more they can plant that inevitability flag in people's minds, the less resistance there will be.

If you wait till the convention or afterwards, it will be Romney, that is the point I am making. This is the moment now, while there is still time..

32 posted on 04/16/2012 9:16:35 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: sickoflibs
Well as I recall Levin made it a point to tell his audience that he believed that Palin was running, then a month or so later she went on his show FIRST to announce she would not run. There is a thousand questions that could have been asked of her then, but she knew Levin would respond with only disappointment and praise which is why she picked him.

You bought the act. They always claim that they are conservatives first but some close observation and critical thinking would have shown you that they are Republicans first. There should be no surprise.

Well, this is my first national election I am involved in, and I worked a lot in 2010, and it was just wonderful, and exhilirating.

RE: "You bought the act. They always claim that they are conservatives first but some close observation and critical thinking would have shown you that they are Republicans first. There should be no surprise."

Yes, I did buy the act. And it has been a painful learning experience. Levin surprised me most of all, that was heartbreaking to me. And now, I am afraid I am going to get to the point like a lot of people on FR, they don't trust anybody in politics, and are severely cynical.

I plan to finish the course with Newt, because I don't quit and I don't desert my captain or my ship. But I have had enough of this world of politics. It is just horrible.

33 posted on 04/16/2012 9:21:41 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: section9
Newt Gingrich couldn’t run a campaign for dog catcher, much less President.

Palin voted for him and stood by him, but when Newt got firebombed by Romney after South Carolina, Newt didn’t fight back. That’s all Palin needed to know about Gingrich.

He means well; he’s just not it. Don’t blame Palin for that.

Best,

Chris

How exactly did Palin stand by Newt? By uttering a few sentences that people should vote for Newt to keep it going until the primaries were over... I thought the last week or so, with the conservative cave, it's become pretty apparent that what conservatives say doesn't amount to anything...

You don't know what happened in Florida. You. do. not.know. and right now, I am too tired to go into it. I was in Florida, Newt survived an onslaught that no other political figure could have and never will again. And he is still out there trying.

34 posted on 04/16/2012 9:27:03 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

“The point is - this election has to rise, atleast for the conservatives, on more than likability...

I am from a military family and my father once told me, sometimes only the bastards can get the job done...

I think we are at that time...

Waht you don’t understand, or maybe you do - every person, not 99% or 95% - with an initial dislike of Newt, based on many things, including appearance, past, etc - every person I have gotten to sit down and watch at least one Newt video has switched to Newt... every single one. Some dems, some libs, some conservatives... many of them are working very hard for Newt right now, and some taking a lot of flack for it...

I don’t think it’s a conspiracy, I think the establishment GOP is doing exactly what they do best, taking conservatives, whom they mostly disrespect, and getting them to fall in line..

I am talking about fear, or failure to step up into the moment, which is now... there is still time to turn this around... that’s all.. “

Well said, and bears repeating.

Thanks for hanging tough.


35 posted on 04/16/2012 9:27:51 PM PDT by redinIllinois (Pro-life, accountant, gun-totin' grandma - multi issue voter)
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To: Idaho_Cowboy
"Don't give up before the fight is over and say you are being realistic. The odds don't matter, fighting the good fight does"

AMEN to that!!

If we are Conservatives - we must man up - be strong in unity - VOTE LIKE A CONSERVATIVE & VOTE FOR A CONSERVATIVE!!

36 posted on 04/16/2012 9:36:30 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: redinIllinois
Well said, and bears repeating.

Thanks for hanging tough.

Thank you.

37 posted on 04/16/2012 9:38:27 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

I just do not understand how conservatives and alike will vote for Romney with all of the radical polices in which he set into law. It is like seeing the titanic going down. People are giving in and giving up to the media’s wants. If we all form a unity, we can stop the party from forcing Mitt upon us. All of these so called talk show pundits that made their wealth and fame on conservatism, left it when they need to fight along with those of us who are at the grassroots.


38 posted on 04/16/2012 9:53:13 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: true believer forever; Gilbo_3; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; dforest; ...
RE :”Well, this is my first national election I am involved in, and I worked a lot in 2010, and it was just wonderful, and exhilirating. Yes, I did buy the act. And it has been a painful learning experience

Learning is very important. Some never learn. I have been where you are,

I was like you in 1993 when Clinton took the WH with a Democrat congress, His agenda was gays in the military, a stimulus and Hillary-care, Rush gained his nation-wide fame in those days (the first) opposing him with his radio and TV show starting every day with ‘Day XXX America held hostage” a spoof of ABC Nightline during the Iranian Hostage crisis. It was truly a blast to listen to him in those days,

So the Democrats with all three branches in DC were brought down by Rush, a determined Republican minority and their own over-reaching. Dems lost the congress in a landslide in 1994 after 40 years of power. I stayed up that night till 3 am watching cable and News stations most in complete surprise, unlike 2010.

Those two years were the most exhilarating time to be a Republican.

But in 1995 they took control of the congress and ran into quick-sand Republican congress vs POTUS Clinton., The party was over, then came GWB.

I have seen this before and was not surprised.

39 posted on 04/16/2012 9:55:14 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: true believer forever

I just posted an opinion elsewhere on a Cain thread, who today reportedly endorses Romney, addressing the GRANDE COP-OUT to retain fame and fortune and fu-fu life style.

The fall back phrase for the GRANDE COP-OUT is this one;
“ABO”!

My suggestion is that these so-called “conservatives” are BLING, as opposed to the real thing and they are showing themselves before the PRIMARY, a travesty! The primary is the last bastion of the people’s VOICE, and for any protest.

To avoid appearing TOO concervative when things get tough, we’re seeing “conservatives” falling over, caving in, and to the very cabal many of them collect paychecks to oppose!

Everyone wants to be a Paul Revere, but there is not a William Wallace among them, willing to go to the rack for freedom.

It’s so much easier to ride through the cobblestone streets on your conservative high horse sounding out, “Obama is coming”, “Obama is coming”, but then collapse and shut down the fight when it gets tough.

These people are making a choice. There choice is a preference for Romney’s sins over NEWT’s, which were but personal, hardly of national impact upon the people. Of the two, only one repented and reformed.

Go figure.

Newt was never for abortion, gay marriage, mandating socialism and charging the Catholic Church for the abortion provided in it, in MA, etc., etc.

The primary is our last moment for protest.

Obama and Romney. Evil and Evil Lite. What kind of choice is that. There is no excuse for a socialist to be a nominee of the Republican Party.

After all, there is a GOD. We should be supporting Newt and trusting God for the rest. Instead, we’re going with a wing and a prayer that Romney will “save” us, thinking he has the best chance to beat Obama and leaving God out of it.

IF, perhaps, just IF, this is a test from God—we’re definitely failing it. In spades.


40 posted on 04/16/2012 10:15:38 PM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt IS Galt. (& Always has been.) 1144 isn't hear, yet!!!!)
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To: true believer forever

Thank you. We should stop letting these thugs put in the people they want.


41 posted on 04/16/2012 10:47:26 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: RitaOK
I just posted an opinion elsewhere on a Cain thread, who today reportedly endorses Romney, addressing the GRANDE COP-OUT to retain fame and fortune and fu-fu life style.

The fall back phrase for the GRANDE COP-OUT is this one; “ABO”!

My suggestion is that these so-called “conservatives” are BLING, as opposed to the real thing and they are showing themselves before the PRIMARY, a travesty! The primary is the last bastion of the people’s VOICE, and for any protest.

To avoid appearing TOO concervative when things get tough, we’re seeing “conservatives” falling over, caving in, and to the very cabal many of them collect paychecks to oppose!

Everyone wants to be a Paul Revere, but there is not a William Wallace among them, willing to go to the rack for freedom.

It’s so much easier to ride through the cobblestone streets on your conservative high horse sounding out, “Obama is coming”, “Obama is coming”, but then collapse and shut down the fight when it gets tough.

These people are making a choice. There choice is a preference for Romney’s sins over NEWT’s, which were but personal, hardly of national impact upon the people. Of the two, only one repented and reformed.

Go figure.

Newt was never for abortion, gay marriage, mandating socialism and charging the Catholic Church for the abortion provided in it, in MA, etc., etc.

The primary is our last moment for protest.

Obama and Romney. Evil and Evil Lite. What kind of choice is that. There is no excuse for a socialist to be a nominee of the Republican Party.

After all, there is a GOD. We should be supporting Newt and trusting God for the rest. Instead, we’re going with a wing and a prayer that Romney will “save” us, thinking he has the best chance to beat Obama and leaving God out of it.

IF, perhaps, just IF, this is a test from God—we’re definitely failing it. In spades.

WOW. You took my breath away there, what a great post.

Yep, Herman has an observable habit of hitting the trail when the going gets tough... oh, well.

The power of your post is nearly immeasurable. So for the umpteenth time in the past few months, I AM GOING TO STEAL IT BIG TIME!!

It's Hammer Time!

God bless you for your steadfast heart...

42 posted on 04/16/2012 10:54:48 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Christie at the beach
I just do not understand how conservatives and alike will vote for Romney with all of the radical polices in which he set into law. It is like seeing the titanic going down. People are giving in and giving up to the media’s wants. If we all form a unity, we can stop the party from forcing Mitt upon us. All of these so called talk show pundits that made their wealth and fame on conservatism, left it when they need to fight along with those of us who are at the grassroots.

"The only thing holding us back right now is intimidation over the giants we face. They are not bigger than we are if we stand together." ~ butterdezillion

STAY STRONG!

43 posted on 04/16/2012 11:03:50 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever
I am strong.

I am for Newt not for those who say I am suppose to line up for mitt/ by these people who play conservatives on TV and on radio for the money. Conservatism is very profitable. Thanks for posting your thread.

44 posted on 04/16/2012 11:15:42 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: freekitty
Thank you. We should stop letting these thugs put in the people they want.

I agree, that's the thing with thugs, they pretty much do what they want, when they want, only MAYBE NOT THIS TIME.

45 posted on 04/17/2012 12:00:52 AM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever

Newt is his own worst enemy. He is nothing more than a big mouth narcissitic egomaniac. I’m surprised you haven’t done an in depth study of the things he has said and done. After the first debate, he acknowledged he had jotted down the phrase “gotcha questions” and planned to use it at the first opportunity, so he used it on Chris Wallace when Chris asked a question any good journalist would have asked. Newt attacked John King for asking a question about comments made by his second wife, and Newt said ‘his friends were willing to testify that the comments were lies.’ When asked to produce the friends, the only people who agreed to testify were his two daughters.

After he passed the Contract With America, he decided to change some of the promises he made. When some of the Congressmen refused to support him in lying to the American citizens, he threw a tantrum and threatened them. Former Congressman Steve Largent took to the podium and told him he had been threatened by 300 lb. linemen, and he would not be intimidated by Speaker Gingrich....he refused to betray the people who had elected him!

I find nothing to recommend Newt Gingrich and would never vote for anyone so lacking in discipline and character! I do believe he is a narcissistic egomaniac.


46 posted on 04/17/2012 12:09:03 AM PDT by PeskyOne
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To: PeskyOne

whatever.


47 posted on 04/17/2012 12:17:23 AM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: true believer forever; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RE :”The same applies to her as everyone else... Not fighting, not helping Newt right now, is the same as voting for Obama.
I want you to think about something... if all these people, who call themselves conservative, who want to be thought of as conservative, all joined together – from Limbaugh – to Sarah – to Bachmann, and all the others – and in one voice said, No, we won’t, and worked their hearts out for Newt, starting this moment right now - instead of CYAing it; there would be no doubt who the next President would be. It would be Newt. It will still be Newt. But look what they are doing, look at the maneuvering, the shifting, the caving. In the space of a week the conservative world – political and otherwise – has become a cluster of Bart Stupak clones.

It's called Primary fatigue. Most Republicans want to move on to attacking Obama, tired of attacking one another.

Most of those you listed said they wouldn't endorse a specific candidate in the primary because they would in the end support whoever the actual nominee is, even Romney. You have to listen closely and not filter what you hear with what you want to hear.

Palin long ago and more than once said she would support Romney if he was the nominee. Yes there was a bunch of mythology created about her that she would slay the establishment candidate (Romney) and then go on to beat Obama in the debates. That was great $$$$$ business. Then when she admitted she wasn't running a smaller myth was created by Newt (encouraged by Palin) that he was that one, He told us many times he couldnt lose the nomination but he looks like he is, and badly too. He is a long time book-speech seller master and he taught her how to do it.

Even if Romney gets beat by Obama they have to be seen as opposing Obama in it, no matter what they think.

48 posted on 04/17/2012 5:31:51 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: sickoflibs

This reminds me of what they call the “honeymoon period” in a marriage. The newness wears off and reality sets in.


49 posted on 04/17/2012 6:33:44 AM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife ("For the sake of our party we must stand united, whoever our nominee is."-Sarah Palin)
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To: true believer forever
Wear out those printers !


                           
(click for larger versions)

50 posted on 04/17/2012 6:46:09 AM PDT by tomkat (Newt / Sarah)
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