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Why It Is CRITICAL to be With Newt More Than Ever
The Red Side of Life Conservative Musings from New York ^ | 3/20/12 | RedInNewYork

Posted on 03/20/2012 8:30:58 AM PDT by jmstein7

To my friends who are Rick and Mitt supporters – we have already agreed to disagree. Please respect my opinion.


I’m furious. Negative ads, establishment vitriol, media bias, media blackouts – all of these factors have helped push Newt into third place. It is nearly impossible for Newt to win – in the delegate count, but Newt can still win! How, you ask? By making sure that nobody wins in the delegate count! As long as nobody gets the number of delegates needed to secure the nomination on the first ballot, Newt can win. In fact, he would be the most adept at maneuvering at a brokered convention. That is why it is critical that you stay with him and get him to Tampa! Did you know that if nobody has the delegates to win, after the first ballot, all the delegates are released – that is, they are no longer bound to any candidate. It’s the “reset” button, and the winner thereafter is the most persuasive candidate. We all know who that is. Just think about who you would vote for after hearing speeches from Mitt, Rick, and Newt. Exactly!


I do not want Romney to win – that is a personal choice. I’m sure many of you – the audience for this article, feel the same way. Polls show that if Newt lacks the enthusiasm and funds to move forward to all the states where he can pick up delegates, half of those delegates will go to Mitt. That is a dangerous proposition. To stop Mitt, and nominate Newt, we must go all the way to Tampa.

Ignore the media, ignore the pundits – those who say that Newt is just in it to stop Romney. That is only half the story (although it is important) . Newt would not still be putting in all this time and effort into his campaign if he didn’t think he could win. He knows what to do – and he needs you more than ever.

Be like Newt – an unstoppable force! Get mad, get excited, whatever it takes! Double your efforts to get the word out! Contribute at Newt.Org to make sure he has the resources to go forward. All we have to do to win is get to Tampa, and we’re more than half way there! You’ve come this far, and we’re in the final stretch - now, go for it!


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: gingrich; newt

1 posted on 03/20/2012 8:31:01 AM PDT by jmstein7
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To: jmstein7

There is nothing I’d like to see more than a debate between Newt and Obama. I think that Newt would be one of the most important Presidents of the century. But....I also think that the establishment in Washington is scared to death of him.


2 posted on 03/20/2012 8:44:00 AM PDT by RC2
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To: jmstein7
NEWTS FUTURE, NEWTS FUTURE FOR AMERIA
3 posted on 03/20/2012 8:45:40 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: RC2

The Washington establishment doesn’t want to upset the applecart.

Don’t forget, they’re not there because they love this country — they’re there because they love themselves.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 8:47:24 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: RC2

Obama cannot think on his feet to any respectable and reasonable level. Thus, I predict the Rats will do all they can to prevent Odumbo from participating in a televised debate. They will contrive some other means that enables a forum or a panel that can pick up the dead air that Odumbo would introduce for failing to respond timely or “clarify” what he intended to say after inserting foot in mouth.


5 posted on 03/20/2012 8:51:57 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: RC2
There is nothing I’d like to see more than a debate between Newt and Obama.

Same here. How about Mark Levin as moderator?

6 posted on 03/20/2012 8:55:20 AM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: jmstein7

I am with you and Newt 100 percent. Why? Because Newt wants to remove the chains that we citizens have on us, to allow us to speak about our new ideas. Here in New York State, the state government which is controlled by the public unions both municipal and teachers unions. These unions get unbridled raises, benefits and pensions and they are destroying our cities, towns and school districts. Newt is about diminishing the power of unions, civil service schemes and public school monopolies. I am working for Newt, since I know my children’s future depends on his election!!!


7 posted on 03/20/2012 9:01:47 AM PDT by mitchell001
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To: jmstein7

You need to give it up. Newt is history and is staying in it for future financial rewards.


8 posted on 03/20/2012 9:06:51 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

In a few months, Newt will return to his former FR status as a RINO. Right back where he was 6 months ago.


9 posted on 03/20/2012 9:16:06 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SgtHooper
Sgt.Hooper You may be right about Obama will never debate anybody. He won't go into a battle he knows he can't win. Instead he will only participate in controlled events that can be staged and edited. Remember Newt said he would follow Obama around where ever he has campaigned and counter his lies.
If God isn't too pissed at America, Newt will win at the convention.
10 posted on 03/20/2012 9:17:29 AM PDT by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: mitchell001

Newts main problem is Newt.Enough baggage for a freight train,and all hes in it for now is his own ego.


11 posted on 03/20/2012 9:19:54 AM PDT by Craftmore
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

We are also old retired Army. We are 100% for Newt. Isn’t it funny how we can view a man so differently.


12 posted on 03/20/2012 9:22:27 AM PDT by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: jmstein7

To be honest, for a guy that claims the conservative mantle, he sure doesn’t bother to fight it out in the States. Just going where you think they might like you is no way to win or carry the message.

Any touch he had a fighter must have got up and left. I figure he stays in for attention only. He knows he has no path to win.


13 posted on 03/20/2012 9:25:02 AM PDT by dforest
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To: jmstein7

It is sad to see Newt supporters become more and more delusional. Newt is not going to win the nomination and, further, he doesn’t deserve to win the nomination.

At best, Newt can be the kingmaker at a brokered convention by tossing his delegates to Santorum or Romney, thereby giving them enough to win. He can get a plum government job with his support.


14 posted on 03/20/2012 9:28:09 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: jmstein7

Keeping a conservative from getting enough delegates to win so the establishment can install a RINO candidate for the general election isn’t rational. There is no way that Newt is getting the nomination in a brokered convention. They will give us someone far worse than Santorum who’s already not perfect.


15 posted on 03/20/2012 9:30:20 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy; jmstein7; Cindy of Nashville

” Newt is history and is staying in it for future financial rewards. “ -—

You better believe that history is Newt, and proudly so. You bet he is history, and a fine one it is sir.

You know, Newt didn’t have to get in this thing at all. He was comfortable, has an estimated worth of 6 million, was writing, doing a documentary on the Pope, traveling to Rome, consulting domestically and occasionally funding one of his think tanks.

Future financial rewards will be much slimmer under communism, so it’s best to boost ole Santorum the RINO. Isn’t he just the deal to stop communism?

LAUGH OUT LOUD!


16 posted on 03/20/2012 9:32:55 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: ILS21R
How about Mark Levin as moderator?

Nice. Laura Ingram can keep time and suggest follow-up questions.

Newt would thrive on the no favoritism, "no-BS" debate environment.

On the other hand, little bammy will drown in his own BS.

Then, put the resulting video on DVD and sell it for two bucks.

There would never be an example of the difference between Republican and Democrat to exceed it for absolute clarity.

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17 posted on 03/20/2012 9:37:55 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: RitaOK

I don’t know why you included me with these other 2 anti Newt guys. I absolutely love Newt Gingrich. I have been sending out a couple thousand emails every day trying to get people to see that Newt is our only hope.
I’ll never give up on him. I have followed him since the 90’s and I know what he can accomplish.


18 posted on 03/20/2012 9:42:59 AM PDT by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: jmstein7

Thank you for your post. I am ALL IN, ALL the way. This is no longer our country that we grew up in, says Rush.

Newtsters are in for the haul—all the way to the convention.

What Newt is not doing is now because evidently the backer is on the wing and has no money to buy a venue for his voice.

Newt is the one-and-only bad boy up for the job ahead, and he will be the Old Man and the Sea, leading us out of this whether in office, or out, by book or by appearance.

IF we can get him to convention, it will be most interesting what he will drop on the American people, because I believe he knows what’s coming. He will support whom he is forced to support, just like us, but given that the USA is quite done without him as president, nothing will else will change the course of events. Communists have institutionalized the nation already in Marxism.

I like the peace Newt radiates. He is personally quite reconciled I believe, and that makes for a contentment no one can take away from him, or us.


19 posted on 03/20/2012 9:47:41 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Cindy of Nashville

I wanted you to know that I back what you said. Sorry.


20 posted on 03/20/2012 9:49:21 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK

Santorum the RINO

Rita drop the sauce. Santorum is not a RINO. I hope he is our next President just to piss you off and make you drink even more.


21 posted on 03/20/2012 10:01:32 AM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: napscoordinator

Call me when this doesn’t define a RINO, baby, .......

Posted by Newt Gingrich (Diary)

Monday, March 19th at 8:33PM EDT

From the diaries. . .

Rick Santorum makes an excellent point that “past performance really does indicate future results.” I completely agree—but not just “in Mitt Romney’s case.” Rick Santorum became the third-highest ranking Republican in the Senate in 2001 at a time when Republicans inherited balanced budgets, surpluses, and conservative, pro-life majorities. Senator Santorum and his big spending GOP allies proceeded to squander this inheritance.

The leadership of the Rick Santorum Republicans proved disastrous:

The Rick Santorum Republicans never passed a single balanced budget, after inheriting balanced budgets and record surpluses. They racked up $1.7 trillion in deficits and increased the average number of earmarks by almost 500 percent. The Senator even voted for the Bridge to Nowhere.
The Rick Santorum Republicans increased the national debt by 12 percent and voted to raise the debt ceiling five times to accommodate it—even while dealing with a president of their own party.
The Senator voted with Democrats and Big Labor to defeat the National Right to Work Act of 1995. He justifies this vote saying he was representing Pennsylvania where forced unionization is the law but today, PA Senator Toomey is cosponsoring nearly identical legislation.
The Senator voted with Democrats and Big Labor — repeatedly — to protect Davis-Bacon legislation, an old law on the books that requires the federal government to pay more to its contractors. He was so wedded to big labor that he even voted against waiving Davis-Bacon in times of emergency. By voting to protect Davis-Bacon, the Senator cost taxpayers many millions in higher taxes, deficits, and national debt.
The Senator sponsored the “Santorum Amendment” to raise the Minimum Wage 21.4%. He supported Ted Kennedy’s proposed hike in the Minimum Wage. And, in a 2006 campaign commercial, he bragged about his support for a higher Minimum Wage.
The Rick Santorum Republicans abandoned their principles, resulting in the worst electoral defeat for Republicans since Watergate and the loss of GOP Congressional majorities in both the House and Senate. This left Congress in the hands of Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. And in destroying the Republican brand of balanced budgets and spending control, the Rick Santorum Republican failure gave us Barack Obama in 2008.
This is not a record of leadership to be proud of, and in 2006 it resulted in a catastrophic 18-point defeat. I fear it would do so again in the fall of 2012 if he were the nominee.

Unlike Senator Santorum, I did not go to Washington seeing politics as a “team sport.” Instead, I set out to change the game, and was willing to fight the forces of the establishment within the Republican Party to do so. The result was the first GOP majority in 40 years and the largest increase in pro-life votes in House of Representatives history. When I was Speaker, we balanced the budget for the first time since the 1920s — and it stayed balanced for four straight years. We reformed welfare, lifting millions of Americans from poverty. We passed the biggest capital gains tax cut in history, helping create 11 million jobs. And we did it all while paying down the national debt by $400 billion.

If you agree with Senator Santorum that “past performance really does indicate future results,” it means there’s only one candidate in this race who can offer the change our country desperately needs.

Sponsored


22 posted on 03/20/2012 10:09:00 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK

Newt bashing Santorum. How surprising. He is so jealous of Santorum since he is actually getting the attention. Of course Newt is going to bash Santorum since he thinks he wants to be President. Problem is he is the only one who believes that he should be President.....oh and another 12 percent of America.


23 posted on 03/20/2012 10:14:25 AM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: jmstein7

Let’s see here. Our choices are a left wing liberal, a union hack, a nut job, and Newt Gingrich who is experienced in success and leadership. I will stick with Newt on this win or lose.


24 posted on 03/20/2012 10:23:30 AM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: napscoordinator

What is surprising is that Rick has nothing to say— no plan, no agenda but for the barking and theatrics, left with parroting Newt for his material. Have you noticed?

Newt is more inclined to be stunned by the voters than with Santorum, but doubt you could sell the “jealous” thing if you wore it on a kite launched from your nose. But, that’s just my opinion.


25 posted on 03/20/2012 10:39:35 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: OrangeHoof

“Romney”

Seriously? Romney? An Obama identical twin? The idiot that gave us ObamaCare through his RomneyCare? You want that liberal to win?


26 posted on 03/20/2012 11:24:40 AM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: napscoordinator

Napscoordinator, boy did you just say something profound. The country is in the mess it’s in because only 12% of the people are thinking. This is the answer to the country’s problems.


27 posted on 03/20/2012 11:46:58 AM PDT by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: CodeToad
Try to read more than one word from my post before replying.

There are only three ways this nomination process plays out:

1: Romney has enough delegates to win.
2: Romney, Santorum and Gingrich split the delegates so nobody has enough to win on the first ballot. Gingrich throws his delegates to Romney or Santorum, thus playing kingmaker and getting a plum job.
3: Nobody drops out and we go to a brokered convention. Then, anything is possible but it is far more likely the convention would rally behind a nominee who didn't run at all rather than the candidate who came in third and won only two states.

I don't want to see Romney get the nomination any more than you do but he has a 100% chance in the first scenario, a 50% chance in the second scenario and as good a chance as anyone in the third scenario.

Newt, on the other hand, has a 0% chance in the first scenario, a 2% chance in the second scenario (if Santorum throws his delegates to Newt, but why would he?) and as good a chance as any in third scenario but really about as likely as Ron Paul has to become the nominee.

It sounds like there are a lot of people on FR who seem totally ignorant about how nearly impossible it is for Newt to get the nomination after losing Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. He has a two-state constituency while Romney and Santorum have each won states across the U.S.

Hate to break it to you but it isn't going to be Newt.

28 posted on 03/20/2012 2:57:24 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: OrangeHoof
To quote Dennis Miller, “Newt is the smartest guy in the room”, I believe that, I also believe the democrats are spending a lot of time, effort and money to get Romney or Santorum in position for the nomination, Newt is our best shot, unfortunately the dems know that and are going to any means or lengths to prevent his being nominated. If it were truly a republican primary with only real republicans voting, it would be Newt all the way.
29 posted on 03/20/2012 5:45:12 PM PDT by Gertie
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To: jmstein7
Be like Newt – an unstoppable force!

Outside of Georgia and South Carolina Newt looks like an all too stoppable force ...

30 posted on 03/20/2012 5:51:48 PM PDT by x
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To: Cindy of Nashville

I so hope you are right!


31 posted on 03/20/2012 7:52:11 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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