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  • Newt Gingrich Defends Bachmann's Islam Attacks

    07/30/2012 2:00:00 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 32 replies
    newser.com ^ | Jul 30, 2012 | Evann Gastaldo
    In a six-page, 2,500-word Politico op-ed (with an attached three-page, 1,800-word appendix), Newt Gingrich makes it crystal clear that he is on the side of Michele Bachmann and her four fellow members of Congress who want an inquiry into whether the government is being infiltrated by Islamic extremists. (He refers to the group as "the National Security Five.") According to Gingrich, the quick and plentiful denouncements of Bachmann's theory are simply examples "of the fear our elites have about discussing and understanding radical Islamists," he writes. "You have to wonder why people would aggressively assert we shouldn’t ask about national...
  • Newt Gingrich Remarks at Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute (52 min video.)

    07/27/2012 1:23:07 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 4 replies
    C-Span ^ | 7/27/12 | Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich spoke at a seminar on conservative leadership. in his speech he predicted fast economic growth based on energy and manufacturing if President Obama loses the 2012 election. He also talked about foreign policy.
  • Newt Responds to Romney Palestinian Comment

    07/30/2012 4:23:37 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 11 replies
    politico.com ^ | 7/30/12 | EMILY SCHULTHEIS
    Via POLITICO's Ginger Gibson, who's with Newt Gingrich in Arlington, Va., the ex-candidate defended Mitt Romney's comments in Israel from earlier today and pressed the issue further: At a Romney campaign-organized event in Arlington, Va., Newt Gingrich spent most of the time talking about everything but the economy. Asked about Mitt Romney’s remarks at an Israeli fundraiser that drew rebuke from Palestinian officials, Gingrich said there was evidence that culture was causing a disparity in wealth not only in the Middle East, but around the world. “The United Nations camps have been terrorist training grounds. And I think that they're...
  • Gingrich’s VP Candidate Choices for Romney

    07/30/2012 7:49:02 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 101 replies
    CNBC ^ | 7/27/2012 | Bruno J. Navarro
    Asked on Friday who he’d prefer to see as Mitt Romney’s running mate, three-time Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich offered an entire roster of would-be veep choices. “Well, I think the people who would do the best job is somebody like either Sen. Rob Portman, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, maybe Gov. Bobby Jindal,” he responded. “There are five or six people who each has the ability to be a good president and each of whom will help win the election and each of whom will broadly share the values that the Republican Party...
  • POLITICO Live: Driving the Day with Newt Gingrich (27 min video interview.)

    07/24/2012 7:38:01 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 4 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/24/12 | Newt Gingrich
    Former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich joins Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei for POLITICO Live's Driving the Day.
  • Late Night: Snooki and Newt Gingrich get cozy on Jay Leno's couch

    07/19/2012 9:28:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 19, 2012 | Meredith Blake
    Politics makes strange bedfellows, and apparently so does late-night television. Wednesday on “The Tonight Show,” “Jersey Shore” star and mom-to-be Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi found herself on Jay Leno’s couch, seated next to former presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. It was an odd pairing, to say the least, but by the end of the segment, Snooks and Gingrich were, to quote another New Jersey reality-TV star, “as thick as thieves.”
  • How did vaunted Romney death star break down

    07/17/2012 11:10:04 AM PDT · by RitaOK · 65 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 17 July, 2012 | Byron York
    No matter who they supported, many Republicans felt uneasy as they watched the intra-party war unfold. Many — voters and insiders alike — remarked that when the general election campaign came around, Romney had better attack Barack Obama with the same ferocity he attacked Gingrich. (And, at other times in the primary season, Rick Perry and Rick Santorum.) Otherwise, it would look like Romney took more relish in attacking fellow Republicans than in taking on Obama. Romney had won the Republican nomination in significant part by operating a death star — a machine that could rain down holy hell on...
  • RUMOR: Pit Bull VP Candidates (Chris Christie, Gingrich?) being considered to counter Obama attacks

    07/15/2012 5:26:53 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 59 replies
    July 15, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Could the Romney campaign be forced to consider Pit Bull candidates such as Chris Christie or Newt Gingrich to help the GOP go on offense against Obama's unfair, untrue Romney attacks? Milktoast candidates such as Pawlenty, Condi Rice, Portman, etc. may not fit the bill.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Romney Must Get Tougher on Obama

    07/09/2012 12:37:59 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 65 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | Monday July 9, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay, the three stools of Ronald Reagan: Defeat the communists. Check. Lower American taxes to revive the economy. Check. Rebuild the military. Check. Three things. Now, what's Romney running on? Romney's running on one thing, and he'd better change it. (interruption) No, he's not doing that. He's not running on, "I'm not Obama." He's running on the economy, and he's gotta get tougher than that. He's got to branch out. The economy speaks for itself. But there's also the question here: How many people really care about that? We've got three years. Nobody's demanding this guy be thrown out?...
  • Here's the Video of Newt Gingrich Bowing to the Leader of an Iranian Terrorist Group

    07/07/2012 8:28:17 PM PDT · by James Thomas · 29 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 2, 2012 | Max Fisher
    The former speaker of the house traveled to Paris last week to speak to an Iranian exile group led by Maryam Rajavi, who also heads an officially designated terrorist group called MEK.
  • Newt Gingrich on D.C. Weather: 'Mild Taste of What an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) Attack Would Do'

    07/02/2012 9:02:55 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 61 replies
    Newt Gingrich issued a warning, based on the destructive storms that hit the Washington, D.C. area over the weekend, on Twitter:
  • Newt Gingrich Calls President Obama "Dreamer-in-Chief" at GOP Convention in Missoula

    06/16/2012 8:53:01 PM PDT · by Innovative · 30 replies
    KFBB ^ | June 16, 2012 | KFBB News Team
    Former U.S. House Speaker and one-time presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, spoke to a crowd of over 500 Republican supporters at a GOP Convention today in Missoula. "We should in fact speak well of our dreamer-in-chief. Now he can't run the economy, he ca't defend the country, he doesn't understand the Constitution, he surrounds himself with radicals who are out of touch with reality, but those are minor things," says Gingrich. "Just ask people, can they afford four more years of Barack Obama? I don't think ther's a town in this state that thinks that four more years of the pain...
  • Gingrich: DREAMers should be granted exemptions from taxes, Obamacare

    06/16/2012 2:31:28 PM PDT · by Innovative · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 15, 2012 | Felicia Sonmez
    Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Friday criticized President Obama’s executive order blocking deportations of some illegal immigrants brought to the country as children, slamming the move as an overreach by the president but also contending that it sets a "powerful precedent" for conservatives. And in a series of tongue-in-cheek, late-night tweets, Gingrich took Obama to task, contending that conservatives should draft their own list of laws from which "DREAMers" should be exempted, including the national health care law and the current tax code.
  • Gingrich's Defense of Bain Capital Far Superior to Anything You Ever Hear Coming from Romney

    05/28/2012 9:40:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | May 28, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    "How can you be the president with the worst  unemployment record since the Great Depression  -and pick a fight over job creation?  There's a point where this becomes ludicrous..." ___________________________________________________________________ "Bain as an issue doesn't work, because people look at it on balance... and they say 'wait a second -yeah- you can pick a couple companies that lost. You can pick a lot of companies that succeeded.' And as even as the governor of Massachusetts said last week, it is a good company." "This is going to fall flat on its face ... Obama picking a fight on the economy is probably...
  • Trump, Gingrich to Campaign With Romney

    05/26/2012 11:44:27 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 9 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4-26-12 | Staff
    Former candidate Newt Gingrich and billionaire businessman Donald Trump will join presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at a campaign event on Tuesday at Trump’s International Hotel in Las Vegas, according to CNN. Trump, who told Newsmax Wednesday that he is considering launching his own super PAC to produce anti-Obama ads, announced in February that he was backing Romney after his own flirtation with running for the White House. He even enjoyed a brief turn in the polls as the frontrunner. Romney's campaign is raffling a chance to have dinner with Trump for supporters. Playing off Trump’s popular television show...
  • Could Romney be testing Gingrich as a possible VP candidate via Meet the Press and Vegas with Trump?

    05/26/2012 9:41:57 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 81 replies
    May 26, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Sunday, Newt Gingrich will be on Meet the Press as a Romney surrogate. Tuesday, Newt will be campaigning with Mitt Romney and Donald Trump in Las Vegas. Could Romney be testing the Newt for VP waters? Nobody, gets TV news ratings like Gingrich. Nobody can be a campaign pitbull like Gingrich. Newt can sing many songs on TV news. The other GOP VP candidates are milk toast next to Newt. Is it possible?
  • GOP triple play: Romney, Trump and Gingrich to campaign together

    05/24/2012 4:47:58 PM PDT · by BrerRabbit · 19 replies
    CNN Politics political ticker ^ | May 24, 2012 | CNN Political Unit
    (CNN) – Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be joined in Las Vegas next week by two of his backers: former candidate Newt Gingrich and reality television star Donald Trump. The event will take place Tuesday at Trump's International Hotel on the Strip. Romney's campaign is also raffling a chance to have dinner with Trump for supporters who donate to the campaign.
  • Flashback: 2012 Candidate Newt Gingrich on Market Volatility, President’s Leadership(Video)

    05/21/2012 3:11:51 AM PDT · by Son House · 1 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | Aug 18, 2011 | Sean Hannity
    Newt "Everybody whose advise he seeks, doesn't know anything about creating jobs. Everybody who knows about creating jobs, he won't seek their advice". "If you'd rather have a paycheck then food-stamps...".
  • Newt: Democrats' Powerful Gay Lobby Forced Obama's Hand on Marriage ("I don’t think he’s gay")

    05/15/2012 6:11:49 PM PDT · by JediJones · 7 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 5/15/2012 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax that President Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage in an effort to placate powerful gay activists who tired of his “equivocating” on the issue. Asked about Newsweek’s...reference to Obama as the first gay president, [Newt] smiled and said: “Contrary to Newsweek’s clever cover I think from everything we know he’s heterosexual, so I don’t think he’s gay.” Then he got serious: “Look, he adopted the policy of his most powerful constituents. The fact is the gay caucus, the gay millionaires, gay activists are at the heart of the Obama system, and they had finally...
  • Gingrich to Georgia GOP: Let's rally around Romney

    05/19/2012 5:59:36 PM PDT · by Innovative · 223 replies
    The Florida Times Union ^ | May 19, 2012 | Errin Haines
    Newt Gingrich took the stage at the Georgia Republican Party state convention on Saturday wearing a Mitt Romney sticker, focusing his attacks on President Barack Obama and attempting to energize the crowd around his former Republican rival. "To every conservative, everywhere in America: When your choice on the one hand is Barack Obama, and your choice on the other hand is Mitt Romney, no serious conservative could possibly believe that electing Barack Obama is acceptable ... for America."