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I'm Starting to Lean Towards Newt
http://libertarian-neocon.blogspot.com/2011/11/im-starting-to-lean-towards-newt.html ^ | libertarian neocon

Posted on 11/08/2011 1:55:48 PM PST by libertarian neocon

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1 posted on 11/08/2011 1:55:50 PM PST by libertarian neocon
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To: libertarian neocon

“not in sickness, but in health”


2 posted on 11/08/2011 1:57:11 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: libertarian neocon

Not after he shot off his mouth about Cain today


3 posted on 11/08/2011 1:57:20 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: libertarian neocon

He’d be great!

We just need discount the DNC/Soros/State media telling us why he’s bad.


4 posted on 11/08/2011 1:58:32 PM PST by NoLibZone (Occupy is the DNC's use of children,indigent & infirm to push back TeaParty calls for smaller gov't)
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To: libertarian neocon

That the ticket, pimp the smear. Then if he HAD jumped in front of the story you could whine “Why is Cain bringing up these anonymous accusations.

Face it, your mind has always been weld shut about Cain. To pretend otherwise to those of us who have seen your postings is absurd.


5 posted on 11/08/2011 1:59:18 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: libertarian neocon

Let me guess, the rest of the crew will be along shortly to agree with you.


6 posted on 11/08/2011 1:59:18 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: MNJohnnie

I see....and who are you for that has opined on Herman?


7 posted on 11/08/2011 1:59:39 PM PST by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: MNJohnnie

I don’t see anything wrong with what Newt is saying...

Anonymous accusations that are sealed and the woman involved is not going on the record or breaking the agreement is a hard thing to address...

If he comes out sharing what she alleged in the agreement, in order to defend himself, when SHE is not talking, or even named- he looks awful..

the gal is not allowed to talk, and is not asking to talk...he gets to go public with his side...it would feel unfair to any woman involved in real cases of real harassment...

Once there is a face and an actual story to react to— time to talk. And he made it clear last night that he was going to do just that.

ABC asked Herman today about Mitt saying the accusations were serious and disturbing. Herman agreed. They are serious, and they are disturbing. Hence the presser today to deal with it...

All these other candidate want this door shut...they are drowning for attention out there, meanwhile Herman Cain’s problem with name ID is no longer an issue, he is the lead story most every hour for over a week, he is raising money like crazy, and he is NOT dropping in the polls....

They are all eating their hats....they desperately want this to stop and back to the issues...Herman wants the same thing as well...

I am looking forward to the presser...

now I am hearing that Karen gal is coming forward to identify herself....she hopes her resume will help convince folks will find her credible....I don’t care about any of that until we find out EXACTLY what she believes would warrant an accusation of sexual harassment... I think her idea will be much different than most Americans will view as legitimate claims of harassment, hence her not wanting the confidentiality lifted...


8 posted on 11/08/2011 1:59:39 PM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: libertarian neocon
I'm Starting to Lean Towards Newt

Leaning back toward the right helps perspective.

9 posted on 11/08/2011 2:00:17 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Barack suffers from ADD -- "Additional Deficit Disorder".)
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To: libertarian neocon; bamahead; Bokababe; dcwusmc; 50mm; TheOldLady; darkwing104; Old Sarge
Talk about an oxymoron - what the hell is a "libertarian neocon"? Is it some sort of Democrat Republican hybrid? Or maybe a liberal conservative like Rudy McRomney?
10 posted on 11/08/2011 2:00:51 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: libertarian neocon

I guess you have Tokyo Rove tuned-in on the radio.


11 posted on 11/08/2011 2:00:57 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: libertarian neocon

Newt is great but what happens when the mad leftists attack him merciless too? Cain/Newt 2012.


12 posted on 11/08/2011 2:01:51 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: MNJohnnie

All that Newt and others have done is stress the importance of taking on these accusations head on and soon!
Having an accuser come forward personally, must be addressed forefully.
I think #4 is a fraud, but Herman must make the case!


13 posted on 11/08/2011 2:01:58 PM PST by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: libertarian neocon

“libertarian neocon”

I like you. I want you to come over to my house and **** my sister.


14 posted on 11/08/2011 2:02:44 PM PST by tumblindice
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To: libertarian neocon

Sorry, but sitting next to Pelosi disqualifies him for anything past being head dogcatcher.

An intelligent person does not associate with ignorant s*uts who sc**wed their way into political office by boinking a rich guy.


15 posted on 11/08/2011 2:02:50 PM PST by Da Coyote (Liberalism - when you absolutely, positively have no ability to produce wealth.)
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To: MNJohnnie

“Not after he shot off his mouth about Cain today”

I might have missed something. Didn’t he just say that Cain needs to answer the charges? I think he is only saying that because you now have a gaggle of women making accusations. When it’s one anonymous person it is one thing, when you have a group that is clearly another. The longer Cain lets this fester the worse it will be for him and us.


16 posted on 11/08/2011 2:02:55 PM PST by libertarian neocon
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.....Another thing he did in the debates that I really liked was that he constantly stayed above the fray, not attacking his fellow Republicans and instead focusing, and trying to keep the other candidates focused, on Obama.....

........"“I think when you move from anonymity to a person standing up in that setting and saying something, so now there’s a real – there’s a person. It’s not just some anonymous tip. Clearly Herman Cain has to answer the charges . He has to explain what happened. He has to do so in a way that’s convincing, and I think that that’s unavoidable,” Gingrich said in an ABC News/Yahoo interview today. “I think he both owes her that but he also owes the American people that and I hope he can do it well. He’s a good friend, and I hope he has an answer that satisfies people he has to have an answer and it better be accurate because if it’s not accurate it won’t stand.".....

“.... But Newt Gingrich, throughout his long career, has a habit of shooting himself and others in the foot and I sometimes get the impression that Gingrich.....” Source

17 posted on 11/08/2011 2:03:06 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MNJohnnie

The “smartest man in the room”.

1989: Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-GA) co-sponsors the ambitious Global Warming Prevention Act (H.R. 1078), which finds that “the Earth’s atmosphere is being changed at an unprecedented rate by pollutants resulting from human activities, inefficient and wasteful fossil fuel use, and the effects of rapid population growth in many regions,” that “global warming imperils human health and well-being” and calls for policies “to reduce world emissions of carbon dioxide by at least 20 percent from 1988 levels by 2000.” The legislation recognizes that global warming is a “major threat to political stability, international security, and economic prosperity.” [H.R. 1078, 2/22/1989]

1992: Gingrich calls the environmental proposals in Al Gore’s book Earth in Balance “devastatingly threatening to most American pocketbooks and jobs.” [National Journal, 9/5/92]

1996: At a speech for the Detroit Economic Club, Gingrich mocks “Al Gore’s global warming,” citing “the largest snowstorm in New York City’s history”: “We were in the middle of budget negotiations; the football games were coming up and we noticed on the weather channel that an early symptom of Al Gore’s global warming was coming to the East Coast. And it does make you wonder sometimes, doesn’t it, how theoretical statisticians in the middle of the largest snowstorm in New York City’s history could stand there and say, ‘I don’t care what it’s doing. It’s going to get very hot soon.’” [FDCH Political Transcripts, 1/16/96]

1997: As Speaker of the House, Gingrich co-sponsors H. Con. Res. 151, which notes carbon dioxide is a “major greenhouse gas” that comes from “products whose manufacture consumes fossil fuels” and calls on the United States to “manage its public domain national forests to maximize the reduction of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.” [H. Con. Res. 151, 9/10/1997]

2007: Gingrich calls for a cap-and-trade system with tax incentives for clean energy. “I think if you have mandatory carbon caps combined with a trading system, much like we did with sulfur, and if you have a tax-incentive program for investing in the solutions, that there’s a package there that’s very, very good. And frankly, it’s something I would strongly support.” [Frontline, 2/15/07]

February 15, 2007: “I think if you have mandatory carbon caps combined with a trading system, much like we did with sulfur, and if you have a tax-incentive program for investing in the solutions, that there’s a package there that’s very, very good. And frankly, it’s something I would strongly support.” [Frontline, 2/15/07]

In a debate on climate policy with Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), Gingrich says “the evidence is sufficient that we should move towards the most effective possible steps to reduce carbon-loading of the atmosphere,” and that we should “do it urgently.” [ThinkProgress, 4/10/07]

In a Washington Post chat, Gingrich rejects a cap-and-trade system, saying it “would lead to corruption, political favoritism, and would have a huge impact on the economy.” He says he supports “tax credits for dramatically reducing carbon emissions.” [Washington Post, 4/17/08]

2008: In an advertisement made for Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection, Gingrich sat with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and said that “we do agree our country must take action to address climate change.” [We Campaign, 4/18/08]

“I don’t think that we have conclusive proof of global warming. And I don’t think we have conclusive proof that humans are at the center of it.” [Newt.org, 4/22/08]

April 4, 2009: “And now, in 2009, instead of making energy cheaper—which would help create jobs and save Americans money—President Obama wants to impose a cap-and-trade regime. Such a plan would have the effect of an across-the-board energy tax on every American. That will make our artificial energy crisis even worse—and raising taxes during a deep economic recession will only accelerate American job losses.” [Newsweek, 4/4/09]


18 posted on 11/08/2011 2:03:57 PM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
LINK to Newt interview
19 posted on 11/08/2011 2:04:09 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Da Coyote
An intelligent person does not associate with ignorant s*uts who sc**wed their way into political office by boinking a rich guy.

So basically Pelosi is the female version of Juan McStain?

20 posted on 11/08/2011 2:04:31 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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