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  • Trump: Paris Attacks ‘Much Different’ If France Had More Guns

    11/14/2015 3:32:56 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    variety.com ^ | Ted Johnson
    Donald Trump, speaking at a rally on Saturday in Beaumont, Texas, suggested that fewer people would have been killed had more civilians been armed. "When you look at Paris, toughest gun laws in the world, nobody had guns but the bad guys," he said. "Nobody had guns. And they were just shooting them one by one, and then they broke in and had a big shootout and ultimately killed the terrorists. And I will tell you what--you can say what you want, if they had guns, if our people had guns, if they were allowed to carry, it would have...
  • “Shame On You”: Newt Gingrich Called Out On French TV For Paris Tweet

    11/14/2015 12:01:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 11/15/2015 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was called out on French television for a tweet he sent about the deadly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday. The former speaker and presidential candidate had speculated in a tweet that citizens with concealed carry permits for guns would have stopped the deadly shooting at a Paris concert hall. Gingrich's tweet prompted France 24's Mark Owen to say he found capitalizing on crises to advance a political agenda to be shameful. "Newt Gingrich, shame on you," Owen said. "So he's using this atrocity to make his point that people should be able...
  • How Cruz Wins Debates: An Inside Look

    11/11/2015 6:47:16 PM PST · by Isara · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | November 11, 2015 | Jeff Greenfield
    The other debaters are playing checkers. Cruz is playing chess. I saw it in a rock concert more than 40 years ago, when I saw The Band's Robbie Robertson for the first time. I saw it at the U.S. Open when Andy Roddick, playing perhaps the best tennis of his life, went down in straight sets to Roger Federer. I saw it during the original run of "Company" when Elaine Stritch sang "Here's To the Ladies Who Lunch." At moments like these, you realize you are watching someone with an extraordinary gift. And I saw it last night during the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Wisconsin Senate majority leader, others also targeted in John Doe

    10/29/2015 5:04:16 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Wisconsin Wat ^ | 10-29-15 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wisconsin — This week the Wall Street Journal revealed just how expansive Wisconsin’s political John Doe investigation was, targeting not only Badger State conservatives but national political figures such as Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich. Now Wisconsin Watchdog has learned the unconstitutional probe also went after state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and other Wisconsin conservative leaders who may not be aware that they, too, were targets of a widespread spying operation. The information comes from the same sealed court documents referenced in the Wall Street Journal editorial board piece published Tuesday. Sources have shared with Wisconsin Watchdog the...
  • How Newt Gingrichs moon base became pretty cool

    10/21/2015 1:28:54 PM PDT · by Marcus · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 21, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    The most bemused man in America must be former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. In response to a question at a campaign stop in New Hampshire, former Florida governor and current presidential candidate Jeb Bush pronounced Gingrichs idea of a moon base as pretty cool. The former speaker must be asking himself, where was that kind of support in 2012 when he first proposed building a moon base by 2020? Indeed, a number of recent developments have made the once ridiculed idea cool again.
  • Speak(er) No Evil

    10/12/2015 6:07:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2015 | Rich Galen
    While official - and unofficial - Washington, DC is barely able to breathe given the turmoil in the Republican Conference of the U.S. House, it is useful to remember that we have been here before. Let me relay the story. It was December 19, 1998. I was in Bangkok, Thailand (which is part of the story) but more importantly the House was voting on the Articles of Impeachment against President Bill Clinton. November 1998 had marked the second midterm election of Bill Clinton's Presidency. It was widely expected that the GOP - already in the majority - would pick up...
  • Newt Gingrich: Paul Ryan Should Be Very Cautious About Becoming Speaker

    10/11/2015 9:33:52 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/2015 | Derek Draplin
    Newt Gingrich issued a warning to Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) Sunday morning, saying that he should be very cautious when considering running for speaker of the House.Asked by Foxs Chris Wallaceif he thinksRyan should take the job, Gingrich was hesitant to push the Wisconsin congressman towards what many describe as a thankless position. (RELATED:Freedom Caucus Would Look Favorably On Paul Ryan As Speaker)I think Paul should be very cautious, Gingrich told Wallace. He is the most prestigious member of the House on the Republican side. He has the best future, hes still very young.Its easy to get 218 on the first...
  • Newt Gingrich : 2015 U.S. Speaker of the House : GREAT Links to Youtube Speeches

    10/09/2015 4:13:39 AM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 29 replies
    Patton@Bastogne | 2015-10-10 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Florida Republicans and Conservatives Lets defeat Barack Hussein Obama in November 2012 and reclaim America for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton (et al) ! Newt Gingrich is a conservative revolutionary, with the COURAGE to stand-against President Bush (41) when Bush foolishly broke his "Read My Lips, No New Taxes" promise. Future President Newt Gingrich includes these promises in his "21st Century Contract with America": 1) Abolish the EPA 2) FIRE Federal Reserve Banker Bernanke 3) Actively protect America against Islamic Jihad 4) Prayer in the Public Schools -- RETURNED 5) Liberal (Activist) Federal Judges REMOVED 6) Business...
  • Newt Gingrich: If 218 Republicans wanted me to be Speaker again, Id have to serve

    10/09/2015 7:21:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    I think we have no choice now but to make him Speaker. Apparently, he’s the only man in America who’d accept the job.Good point from Twitter pal “Political Math”: Having Newt back in the House would be a lovely complement to the retro 90s Bush/Clinton election that’s in the offing. “I’m not laughing at it. I’m saying to you — I’m trying to be totally honest with you,” Gingrich told the host. “If you were to say to me 218 have called you up and given you their pledge, obviously no citizen could ever turn down that kind of...
  • Gingrich open to return to Speakership

    10/08/2015 6:21:36 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 162 replies
    TheHill.com ^ | 10/8/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Newt Gingrich said he would consider taking up the Speakers gavel again if called upon to by House Republicans. The former Speaker initially denied any interest in a return to Congress, but when pressed in an interview with radio show host Sean Hannity on Thursday, admitted he would consider it if he had the votes.
  • Gingrich: Trump Learns Faster than Other Politicians

    09/06/2015 6:37:45 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 32 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 6, 2015 | Greg Richter
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is learning quickly to adjust on the campaign trail, says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. "I think he's modulating. He's learning," Gingrich said Sunday on "Face the Nation" in reference to Trump meeting with the head of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. "The one thing I've always found to be true with Trump is, I think he learns faster than any other political figure I've known except Bill Clinton," Gingrich said. The Trump you see today won't be the same Trump you see a month from now, Gingrich said. He said Trump, Ben Carson and...
  • Newt Gingrich: Trump's running on winning (video - Face the Nation)

    The former Speaker of the House says Donald Trump has an edge right now because he's running on something that nobody understands: winning. And the American people want to win.
  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC (Peter Thiel, homosexual, GOProud fundraiser)

    02/27/2012 6:27:43 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham,Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012. But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy. Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.
  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC

    02/26/2012 12:39:38 PM PST · by SmithL · 48 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham, Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012.But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy.Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.Who is this mystery...
  • Campaign for Ron Paul Fingered: Attacking Gingrich & Santorum for Romney

    02/22/2012 3:18:05 PM PST · by mnehring · 6 replies
    What is behind this Alinsky-style pattern of attack?We suggest one possible answer to this riddle is Ron Pauls principle political benefactor, globalist financier and libertarian activist for the homosexual agenda, Peter Thiel.As has been noted: Romney is the U.N. Agenda 21 candidate favored by the bankster/globalist manipulators; a very alarming, perhaps treasonous allianceRomney has a track record of strong ties to the homosexual agendaThe global governance (para-Marxist) movement is about sexual as well as socioeconomic revolutionRon Paul has numerous problematic liaisons that call his conservative persona into question For more on Thiel, see Follow Ron Pauls Money too: Peter...
  • Newt Gingrich reviews the Apple Watch (with Video)

    06/19/2015 1:04:45 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 11 replies
    Mashable ^ | June 19, 2015 | BY NEWT GINGRICH
    The first time I seriously tried to use the Apple Watch was to board a plane on a recent cross-country trip. The experience showed the promise of wearable devices, but it also revealed there are challenges to solve before smartwatches are worth buying for anyone other than tech enthusiasts eager to try the latest gadget. I previously read that Id be able to call up my boarding pass on the Apple Watch, so I opened the United Airlines app by tapping its logo in the app menu. But the process was a bit more complicated than I thought. The app...
  • Gore, Dean, and Kennedy: Their Speech Instructor!

    06/07/2004 12:11:05 PM PDT · by texson66 · 31 replies · 284+ views
    Self | 7 June 04 | Texson66
    Driving home from work last Friday ( 4 June 04), I heard Sean Hannity playing some of the Democrats' speeches (Gore, Kennedy, and Dean) from the last few months. Sean and Gingrich (his guest) analyzed the false logic in the speeches, but it was the tone, the hatefulness, and pace of the delivery of the speeche that really caught my attention. The longer I listened the more I think they all had taken speech instructions from Hitler!
  • Florida paper backs a Gingrich presidency

    01/29/2012 4:20:47 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 52 replies
    cnn.com ^ | January 29, 2012 | CNN Political Producer Shawna Shepherd
    Jacksonville, Florida (CNN) - The Tampa Tribune endorsed Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, who the newspaper said is an innovative problem-solver with rock-hard conservative credentials, over Mitt Romney, whom it called the safer choice. Sundays endorsement from the citys second-largest newspaper that leans conservative comes two days before Floridas primary election in which Romney is favored to win. Despite potential areas of weakness from the former House speaker, the editorial said Gingrich is the best Republican candidate to take the fight to President Barack Obama. Sure, he can be grandiose. His personal life has been, to put it kindly, complicated....
  • The Most Important Republican Donor That You Dont Know Is Married To One You Do

    05/27/2015 12:52:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | May 26, 2015 | Rosie Gray
    Republican presidential candidates travel far and wide to meet with casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, seeking out his generous support. Not as many people talk about the other person in the room his wife. In the late 1980s, Miriam Ochshorn was living in New York. Already a successful Israeli doctor, she had come to the United States for a fellowship in addiction medicine in 1986. She was divorced, and the mother of two daughters. One day, she got a call from a childhood friend, who was also now living in the United States. The friend, Sara Aronson, had just run...
  • Ronald Reagan doesnt live here anymore: Why its high time liberals stop tiptoeing around race

    05/17/2015 2:22:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    Salon ^ | May 16, 2015 | Elias Isquith, staff writer at Salon, focusing on politics.
    http://media.salon.com/2015/05/hillary_warren_de_blasio.jpgEarlier this week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, along with a gaggle of bored reporters and some boldfaced names in the progressive movement, unveiled a Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality. Much like the media event that accompanied its unveiling, the agenda is supposed to be understood as a kind of 21st-century, liberal version of the storied Contract with America, the PR stunt that, as legend (erroneously) has it, rocketed Newt Gingrich and the Republican Party to power after the 1994 midterm elections. As my colleague Joan Walsh reported on Thursday, this backward-looking attempt to lay out a...
  • MY ENDORSEMENT FOR PRESIDENT (Chuck Norris Endorses Gingrich!!)

    01/20/2012 1:44:43 PM PST · by C19fan · 122 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | January 20, 2012 | Chuck Norris
    Our republic as Americas founders created it is under assault from extremists outside our country and anti-constitutionalists inside our country. Combined with the flailing American economy and global markets, Western civilization remains on the brink, as experts and all the GOP presidential candidates agree. ....................................................... For my wife, Gena, and I, we sincerely believe former Speaker Newt Gingrich is the answer to most of those questions and deserves our endorsement and vote.
  • De Blasios National Contract With America Strategy Leaks

    05/09/2015 4:10:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 8, 2015 | David Freedlander
    Everyone from Susan Sarandon to Van Jones is helping draft and push de Blasios new Contract with America, which will push for paid sick leave and free, universal pre-K.First New York City. Then America. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is heading to Washington, D.C. next week to present a progressive Contract with America, a 13-point agenda intended to push the Democratic Party leftward. According to a draft of the document provided to The Daily Beast by someone asked to join the effort, de Blasio will call for a number of measures for which he has already pushed in...
  • DC's "Hardest Working Man" Is Model for GOP Success in 2016

    04/30/2015 4:22:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2015 | Matt Towery
    ATLANTA -- The late soul singer James Brown used to call himself the hardest-working man in showbiz. Now another Georgian, a U.S. senator, is proving to be the hardest-working man in his line of work. Many Americans likely don't know the name Johnny Isakson. He's not the type to ever push his name into the limelight. But insiders on Capitol Hill know him, and it's no secret that Georgia's senior senator is everyone's "go-to" person when it comes to producing concrete results and to promoting the conservative agenda in a businesslike and respectable manner. Isakson, who was sworn into office...

    04/26/2015 12:47:36 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 125 replies
    Breitbart Big Journalism ^ | 26 Apr 2015 | Written by Matthew Boyle
    The former public face of Bill Clintons White Houseand current host of ABC News This WeekGeorge Stephanopoulos was floored as two prominent journalists and the Republican Speaker of the House from his Clinton days, Newt Gingrich, laid out for him just how bad the Clinton Cash book is for his old bosses. During the shows roundtable panel after Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer appeared on the show for a lengthy interview, Stephanopoulos teamed with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile in an attempt to discredit Schweizer. But it started with Stephanopoulos making a shocking admission: Hillary Clintons presidential campaign wouldnt send out...
  • Media Issue Devastating Reactions to Hillarys Clinton Cash Revelations

    04/26/2015 1:18:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2015-04-26 | Breitbart News
    On Sunday, journalists and political analysts across the ideological spectrum blasted Hillary and Bill Clintons actions as revealed in the forthcoming bombshell book all of Washington is buzzing about, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich.Fresh off the heels of the White House Correspondents dinner Saturday night, Sundays political shows were flooded with commentary on Clinton Cash.Here are some highlights (all emphases added):Bloomberg Politics Mark Halperin: The Clinton Cash revelations are extraordinarily serious, said Halperin. Heres why you know this is serious because any Democrat, almost any Democrat,...
  • Climate change group praises Jeb Bush for 'leadership'

    04/19/2015 4:56:55 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 26 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | April 17, 2015 | Alex Leary
    Jeb Bush on Friday in New Hampshire called for the U.S. "to work with the rest of the world to negotiate a way to reduce carbon emissions. The remarks at a "Politics & Eggs" event brought praise from billionaire Tom Steyer's group NextGen Climate, which has spent millions in recent elections blasting Republicans on climate change. "Jeb Bush demonstrated leadership today on the issue of climate changedistancing himself from the other Republican presidential hopefuls and demonstrating why climate change doesnt have to be a partisan issue," the group said in an email to reporters. "Today in New Hampshire, Bush expressed...
  • BOOM! Newt Gingrich SLAMS opposition of Indiana RFRA law as nothing but a LYNCH MOB

    04/01/2015 2:06:10 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 30 replies
    therightscoop.com ^ | 4/1/2015 | Right Scoop
    Everyone should take note, because THIS is how you respond to the radical left screaming about Indianas RFRA law. Not only does he defend Mike Pence on HuffPost Live, he calls the opposition a lynch mob and wont back down when challenged. He also hits back at the louder voices condemning the law over their selective moral outrage and blatant hypocrisy:
  • Baker wants Israel excluded from regional conference

    12/06/2006 12:43:40 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 221 replies · 3,412+ views
    Insight Magazine ^ | December 5, 2006
    The White House has been examining a proposal by James Baker to launch a Middle East peace effort without Israel. The peace effort would begin with a U.S.-organized conference, dubbed Madrid-2, and contain such U.S. adversaries as Iran and Syria. Officials said Madrid-2 would be promoted as a forum to discuss Iraq's future, but actually focus on Arab demands for Israel to withdraw from territories captured in the 1967 war. They said Israel would not be invited to the conference. As Baker sees this, the conference would provide a unique opportunity for the United States to strike a deal without...
  • Baker panel's mention of Palestinian "right of return" raises eyebrows

    12/06/2006 1:00:35 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 246 replies · 4,919+ views
    AFP ^ | December 6, 2006
    A reference to Palestinians' "right of return" in the report issued by the high-level Iraq Study Group broke a diplomatic taboo which sparked immediate concern in Israel and surprise among Middle East policy experts. The reference was buried deep inside a 160-page report that urged US President George W. Bush to renew efforts to revive Israel-Palestinian peace talks as part of a region-wide bid to end the chaos in Iraq. "This report is worrisome for Israel particularly because, for the first time, it mentions the question of the 'right of return' for the Palestinian refugees of 1948," said a senior...
  • The Great, Amazing, Incomparable Stan Evans is Dead

    03/05/2015 4:42:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 4, 2015 | Ann Coulter
    "If and when Congress votes on a new immigration bill -- whatever the "triggers," timetables or other provisos -- the real issue to be decided will be the same as it has been from the beginning. That issue is whether the Republican Party, dazed from a daily pounding by the Washington press corps, will agree to commit political suicide by enfranchising 11 plus million illegal aliens on U.S. soil, the vast majority of whom will soon be casting Democratic ballots." So wrote the great M. Stanton Evans, who passed away on Tuesday. Having been at the forefront of the movement...
  • Gingrich: Obama helped turn Netanyahu Speech into World-Wide Event!

    03/03/2015 1:55:26 PM PST · by Arcy · 32 replies
    3-3-15 | Arcy
    In an interview with Sean Hannity, former speaker and 2012 presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich remarked that, Obama's refusal to meet with Israeli Prime Minister, Bibi Netanyahu helped to "turn the speech into a world-wide event". He further commented that weeks earlier when it became public that Obama would not be meeting with Netanyahu during his visit, immediate requests for tickets exceeded the house capacity by 2,500 seats. He added that, "Netanyahu's popularity among both sides of the isle was so great, that it took him much longer to make his way to the podium than it does Obama prior to...
  • Newt Gingrich Remarks at CPAC

    02/27/2015 7:52:42 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 7 replies
    C-Span2/27/2015 ^ | 2/27/2015 | C-Span
    Newt Gingrich spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) hosted by the American Conservative Union.
  • Ted Cruz lands former Gingrich adviser

    02/10/2015 8:43:48 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 10, 2015, 09:10 am | Cameron Joseph
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has hired longtime GOP strategist Rick Tyler, who worked for Newt Gingrich in the last presidential campaign, to be a part of Cruz's growing political operation.Tyler was Gingrich's spokesman and ran a super-PAC backing the former House Speaker at different points during the 2012 presidential campaign."I am honored to come on board with Sen. Cruz and join the effort to make D.C. listen to the American people," Tyler said in a statement to the Houston Chronicle, which first reported his hiring. "I believe he will emerge as the conservative leader of the next generation because he...
  • Cruz hires former Gingrich aide as political operation builds

    02/10/2015 2:05:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The San Antonio Express-News ^ | February 9, 2015 | Theodore Schleifer
    HOUSTON The political operation of potential 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz continued to beef up Monday as a top aide to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich signed onto the senators team. Rick Tyler, Gingrichs longtime spokesman who served as a top strategist to a super PAC that supported Gingrichs 2012 presidential campaign, will join Cruzs campaign-in-waiting to serve as a senior communications adviser. I am honored to come on board with Sen. Cruz and join the effort to make D.C. listen to the American people, Tyler said in a statement. I believe he will emerge as the...
  • Finally; Sarah Palin, yes

    02/06/2015 9:26:35 PM PST · by upsdriver · 125 replies
    American Thinker Blog ^ | February 6, 2015 | Paul Murphy
    First, Sarah Palin is one of us, not one of them. Second, the country needs a healer someone who can rise above the mass media's hate-fueled attacks while working to bring sanity back to government and ideological balance back to both major parties. Sarah Palin can do this: she's a deeply committed conservative who has consistently shown, and not just as governor and McCain's running mate, but throughout her personal and political life, both an ability to work with the other side and a willingness to listen to others. Third, Palin is electable whether she takes Scott Walker,...
  • Newt on Obama's Speech: Radical Islamists Could Not Have Done A Better Job Defending Their Cause

    02/05/2015 3:58:15 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 50 replies
    rightpundit ^ | 2/5/15 | Gingrich
    Newt absolutely unloads on Obama's 'insane' remarks at today's National Prayer Breakfast where he compared what's radical Islam is doing today to what Christianity did in the past. Gingrich says, "These comments today are just the tip of an iceberg of pro-radical Islamist bias which runs through this entire Administration" -- Listen
  • 'There appear to be no rules anymore.' What Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu says about DC mess.

    01/25/2015 12:26:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 25, 2015 | David Rogers
    Soon after becoming House Speaker in 2011, Republican John Boehner started running the traps on inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to a joint meeting of Congress. But when Barry Jackson, then Boehners chief-of-staff, checked with President Barack Obamas top advisers, Jackson said he was left waiting a month only to get no response. Ultimately the Netanyahu speech went ahead in May but soon after Jackson faced the opposite problem: the White House had promised South Koreas leadership an appearance before Congress, he said, without checking first with the speaker. None of these slights justify what seems like...
  • Former Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) at the Iowa Freedom Summit

    01/25/2015 5:59:17 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 10 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 1/24/2015 | NATHANHURST
    Former Speaker of the House Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) delivers remarks at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. He focuses on national security issues and foreign relations.
  • Stacking the Deck (2016 GOP Nominee Hopefuls)

    01/18/2015 9:40:45 AM PST · by parksstp · 15 replies
    Green Papers ^ | 01-18-2015 | parksstp
    If you're not familiar with the following website, you need to. These guys have systematically all of the data concerning the delegates and nomination process for the parties and how delegates are selected, what counts, and what doesn't count. I've reviewed the list and am currently working on an IA projection map of the caucus and potential vote but waiting until the straw poll when I can start filling in candidates. Yet, when I review the total states, I find it difficult to see how the Establishment loses if they are unopposed by other Establishment candidates. Red States for the...
  • Why Were Losing to Radical Islam

    01/15/2015 1:22:14 PM PST · by iowamark · 50 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/15/2015 | Newt Gingrich
    The United States has been at war with radical Islamist terrorism for at least 35 years, starting with the November 1979 Iranian seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and taking of 52 American hostages... For the next two decades, radical Islamist terrorism grew more powerful and more sophisticated... Congress should investigate: 1. The current strength and growth rate of radical Islamists around the world. We need a detailed sense of the total picture. The scale of the threat from this nihilistic global movement, I suspect, will be stunning. 2. The country-by-country danger. Americans simply dont realize how dire the...
  • Joseph Farah: Is there life after Boehner?

    12/29/2014 4:51:08 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 60 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | December 29, 2014 | Joseph Farah
    Like it or not, House Speaker John Boehner is the most powerful Republican elected official in the country. As the organizer of the Dont Be Yellow: Dump Boehner Now! campaign, my goal is simple: Persuade House Republicans that he must go for the following reasons: He has consistently betrayed Republican voters since he assumed the speaker position. In 2010, GOP voters rose up in anger at Barack Obamas policies and gave Republicans control of the House. What did Boehner do? Immediately he surrendered the power of the purse, funding every Obama initiative, including Obamacare. Same thing this year: In November,...

    12/12/2011 9:43:32 PM PST · by PieterCasparzen · 28 replies
    C-Span Video ^ | 12/13/2011 | C-Span
    Republican 2012 presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman met in a 90-minute Lincoln-Douglas style debate on national security and foreign policy. Video from yesterday's debate...
  • Newt Gingrich -- Sony Hacking Is An Act of War ... We Need to Hunt Them Down

    12/17/2014 4:44:13 PM PST · by s_vengali · 42 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/17/14 | TMZ
    Newt Gingrich Interview: Sony Hack Is An Act Of War
  • Newt Gingrich's Lower Gas Price Promise

    February 28, 2012 Newt Gingrich's lower gas price promise 2012 candidate guarantees he can lower gas to $2.50 a gallon and explains how he will do this
  • Ron Paul supporters, OWS protesters join forces to harass Gingrich, Santorum

    01/12/2012 12:07:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies · 1+ views
    The Examiner ^ | January 12, 2012 | Joe Newby
    On Monday, militant Ron Paul supporters joined forces with Occupy Wall Street protesters to harass former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. Fox News reported that Gingrich was forced to cancel an appearance at his New Hampshire campaign headquarters when Ron Paul supporters and Occupy Wall Street protesters swarmed the entrance: About 40 protesters showed up Monday evening carrying placards reading "Ron Paul" and "Occupy." One played speeches by presidential candidate Ron Paul from a loud speaker. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond says the former House speaker's private security detail decided to cancel the event because of...
  • Newt Gingrich Blasts Obamas Speech: This Was a Gruber Speech; Simply Not Telling Country the Truth

    11/23/2014 11:22:24 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 15 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | November 21, 2014 | Curtis Houck
    Following President Barack Obamas speech announcing his executive order on illegal immigration, CNN political commentator and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich unloaded on the President, likening his speech to statements made by ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber and that those in the elite class really underestimate the disdain Americans have for unfortified borders. Responding on CNN in the minutes after it ended, Gingrich opined that it was wrong for the President to go against the incoming Congress as it had repudiated his policies in the election a few weeks ago. Gingrich then slammed what viewers just heard as a...
  • A Dictatorial President Obama versus the American Peoples Congress

    11/15/2014 2:10:07 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 13 replies
    Gingrich Productions ^ | 11/15/2014 | Newt Gingrich
    One of the great ironies of this administration is that President Obama, who ran promising to end wars in the Middle East and to usher in unity domestically, is now preparing to start a political war in America. In this months elections, Republicans, independents and a few Democrats united to defeat Democrats at every level from state legislatures to the U.S. Senate. Many Democrats indicated their disappointment with the Obama Administration by staying home and refusing to vote. As I wrote earlier this week, however, President Obama is behaving as if his side won the elections and he has a...
  • Gingrich: High Court Obamacare Decision 'Devastating to President'

    11/07/2014 4:47:15 PM PST · by xzins · 39 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 07 Nov 2014 | Sean Piccoli
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax TV that a Supreme Court decision on Friday to hear another legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act is "devastating to the president." "I have no ability to judge what the Supreme Court will do," Gingrich said, noting that Chief Justice John Roberts once cast the deciding vote to uphold President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul. But Gingrich said the new challenge is based on making the Affordable Care Act comply with the actual text of the statute that Congress passed and that Obama signed and Gingrich said that in this...
  • Hillary Clinton wants you to know a certain myth about job creation

    10/24/2014 5:38:40 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
    "Dont let anybody tell you that its corporations and businesses that create jobs."Would expect anything less from a liar like her...
  • Low Oil Prices: A $660 Billion Stimulus Package

    10/17/2014 3:01:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | October 16, 2014 | Matthew Zeitlin
    Crude prices have plunged by more than 20% in recent months. The fall means cheaper gas, cheaper flights, and generally good news for American consumers. Oil prices have been falling for months, and the slide could easily continue. With unprecedented instability in the Middle East, how could this be happening? The answer, according to analysts who follow the market, is a little bit of everything, from economic fundamentals in big oil consuming countries to growth in output among some oil producers. But much more clear is the effect of tumbling prices: Low oil prices are the equivalent of a massive...