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The Sleeper Has Awakened!
Vanity ^ | Jan 22, 2012 | piytar

Posted on 01/22/2012 1:17:40 PM PST by piytar

They just don't get it. Who? The establishment GOP. Barbour, Christy, Coulter, et al.

We are sick of spineless "leaders." We are sick of the left dominated media. We are sick of the "go along to get along" establishment GOP.

We've been castigated, marginalized, taxed, and beaten down for years.

Now comes Newt. For all his past flaws, he clearly hears our roar. We have a fighter, a real leader. And we could care less about the ankle biters.

Hear this, establishment types: Newt has awoken a sleeping giant. As history shows, this particular giant is an unstoppable force. So get on board or get run over. Frankly, I don't care which you choose.


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I haven't been this hopeful for a LONG time! BTW, I jokingly noted yesterday that Mr. Robinson endorsed Newt and then Newt won. Big. In hindsight, it's no joke. WE at Free Republic have a lot of influence. We're read by many, and we're active. We're a giant in our own right!

THANK YOU, Mr. Robinson, and Thank You, Freeper Nation!

1 posted on 01/22/2012 1:17:53 PM PST by piytar
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To: jimrob

Pinged out of FReeper courtesy because I mentioned you.


2 posted on 01/22/2012 1:19:50 PM PST by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: piytar

Rush has been making it clear for months. The first candidate to talk conservatism wins (part of that is going after the media) - in other words, the first one to sound like Rush wins. Newt has done that, and, I guess, the others were ‘playing it safe’. LOL.


3 posted on 01/22/2012 1:24:30 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: piytar

“Newt has awoken a sleeping giant.” Yes he has and it is called “we the people”. This train has left the station and is picking up speed. Any RINOs who get in the way will be crushed. That also includes media types. GO NEWT GO!


4 posted on 01/22/2012 1:25:20 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: piytar

I’m not a Newt fan but, if he just gets a few things right, he could make a great President.


5 posted on 01/22/2012 1:27:05 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: piytar
coulter mitt, Coulter Romney
6 posted on 01/22/2012 1:28:04 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: FrankR

“We’re mad as hell and we’re NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANY LONGER”


7 posted on 01/22/2012 1:31:24 PM PST by princess leah
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To: piytar

But, but, but... “Newt can’t win the evangelical vote. Newt can win the independent vote. Newt doesn’t have a prayer of winning the women’s vote. New cannot defeat Romney much less Obama. Newt has too much baggage to win any vote!! Newt is unelectable!! Besides, Romney has it all sewn up. Newt is the inevitable winner. We the elite have declared it so.”

Then a funny thing happened on the way to the coronation. Newt won every demographic category in South Carolina except “liberal” which went with Romney. Wonder why?

Go, Newt!!


8 posted on 01/22/2012 1:31:40 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: piytar
Yeppers. Did you see this thread? I think you'd enjoy it. It's an article from American Thinker written by one of our FReepers.
9 posted on 01/22/2012 1:32:35 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: piytar

You do Cristy a disservice to say he is spineless. He clearly isn’t.

But Republicans in the NE are born and bred in an extremely Leftis environment. I think they simply have no idea of what the “norm” is outside of the NE. Let’s show them.

NE Republicans are poor choices for leadership, because they come from occupied territory. That said, we need to take back the NE not by following these holdouts against Socialism, but by giving them strength and courage to push harder.


10 posted on 01/22/2012 1:33:54 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: piytar

I’ll vote for the guy who’s most willing to piss in the socialist’s punchbowl...


11 posted on 01/22/2012 1:35:02 PM PST by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: piytar

Oops, almost forgot. Newt also lost the category of the free love, drugs, and peace nutcase category which went to Ron Paul.


12 posted on 01/22/2012 1:35:20 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: piytar

I donated today! Newt is going to need money to compete woth Romney’s millions and establishment support in FL!

http://www.newt.org/

Newt needs a money bomb so the establishment gets the message!


13 posted on 01/22/2012 1:35:32 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: lonevoice

Thanks, lonevoice. That post was one of the inspirations for my vanity. Great piece.

The others were posts about what some of the ankle biter establishment GOP types are saying.


14 posted on 01/22/2012 1:36:10 PM PST by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: piytar

Like


15 posted on 01/22/2012 1:37:43 PM PST by mom4melody
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To: piytar

Pity the GOP lol. After their epic wins in ‘10 they spouted the usual platitudes.... We’re listening. We heard. We’re going to do right by you, THIS time.

What have they done? Business as usual. Trillions more in debt, continued funding of Obamacare, further enriched themselves on privileged information, the horrid indefinite detention law, a near miss on sopa/pipa.

Know what? If Newt does all the awful, terrible things to “the party” that the establishment says he will, then so what. “The Party” deserves it for what it’s done along with the Democrats to us and our country.


16 posted on 01/22/2012 1:38:27 PM PST by Nickname
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To: piytar

I think that piece inspired a great many of us. You did a great job with your post. We are on a roll!


17 posted on 01/22/2012 1:38:49 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: piytar

Amen!


18 posted on 01/22/2012 1:39:20 PM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: piytar
The Sleeper has awakened!
19 posted on 01/22/2012 1:41:48 PM PST by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: Jim Robinson
Newt won every demographic category in South Carolina except “liberal” which went with Romney. Wonder why?

Hmmm, big mystery to me! /sarc Of course, we're the unwashed who let mere facts color our thinking. We should just do what our "leaders" tell us. How dare we think for ourselves! /SARC

Time for a new tag...

20 posted on 01/22/2012 1:44:13 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: freedomfiter2
I’m not a Newt fan but, if he just gets a few things right, he could make a great President.

If you believe that, why wouldn't you be a fan?

21 posted on 01/22/2012 1:44:58 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: SampleMan

OK, your points on Christy are well said and well taken.


22 posted on 01/22/2012 1:46:42 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: piytar

Freakin’ A Bubba!


23 posted on 01/22/2012 1:49:36 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: hinckley buzzard

I’m not convinced that Newt will get a few things right when it becomes time to act.


24 posted on 01/22/2012 1:50:16 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Noumenon

Thanks! Knew some Freeper would catch the ref and post an appropriate link! (Yeah, I was being a bit lazy by not doing it myself.)


25 posted on 01/22/2012 1:52:01 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: Jim Robinson

That raises a question I’d like your input on: If/when Ron Paul goes third party, will that hurt Newt (praying he’s our candidate) or obastard more? I think obastard.


26 posted on 01/22/2012 1:57:26 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: piytar

Funny, I keep hearing the Beltway Big Boys - Reid, Pelosi, Brooks, Frum, Parker, Carville, Rove, that whole bunch - laughing about how the Tea Party movement is dead and buried. That laughter’s starting to sound a little nervous, isn’t it? Don’t look behind you, folks, because something is gaining on you and it isn’t happy.


27 posted on 01/22/2012 1:59:28 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: piytar

I hear ya...preach on....lol


28 posted on 01/22/2012 2:01:56 PM PST by swampfox101
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To: piytar

29 posted on 01/22/2012 2:02:09 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: piytar
And we could care less about the ankle biters.

Actually, we couldn't care less about the ankle biters.

30 posted on 01/22/2012 2:02:18 PM PST by usadave
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To: piytar

I think Newt was polling better than the mainstream media led us to believe. Then after the debates and a few key endorsements he just took off.


31 posted on 01/22/2012 2:04:04 PM PST by FishinTX
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To: piytar

Ron Paul is a legend in his own mind. I suspect the kook will have no impact whatsoever on the race. Landslide for President Newt over idiot Marxist Obama just like Reagan over dumb ass Carter!! We the people are fed up with socialist big government idiots!! Buh, bye Obama!!


32 posted on 01/22/2012 2:04:46 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: usadave

You know, I proof read that 3 times and missed it. Sigh.


33 posted on 01/22/2012 2:04:51 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Holy cow some of you Freepers are awesome with the graphics!!!


34 posted on 01/22/2012 2:06:21 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: freedomfiter2

“I’m not convinced that Newt will get a few things right when it becomes time to act.”

He may not...but we know Romney want.....!

Then again he might...but still we know Romney want...!


35 posted on 01/22/2012 2:09:01 PM PST by swampfox101
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To: Jim Robinson
Then a funny thing happened on the way to the coronation. Newt won every demographic category in South Carolina except “liberal” which went with Romney. Wonder why?

"Well, Greta, you KNOW those South Carolinians! They're just a bunch of unsophisticated hicks! Besides, South Carolina doesn't amount to a hill of beans anyway!"


36 posted on 01/22/2012 2:09:37 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Virginia GOP: Romney's favorite butt boys)
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To: piytar
WE at Free Republic have a lot of influence.

How much?

37 posted on 01/22/2012 2:10:02 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (The only solution to this primary is a shoot out! Last person standing picks the candidate)
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To: reagan_fanatic

That is hilarious.


38 posted on 01/22/2012 2:11:06 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: BobL

“The first candidate to talk conservatism wins (part of that is going after the media) - in other words, the first one to sound like Rush wins.”

Newt has nothing to lose by doing so, and everything to gain.

What are they gonna do, attack him?


39 posted on 01/22/2012 2:12:21 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: piytar
I don't see Newt as the Kwitsach Hadderach, but I'm hoping he is the Liet...

Long live the FRemen...may the Sardaukenyan blades chip and shatter!! ;^)

40 posted on 01/22/2012 2:13:28 PM PST by AnTiw1
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To: swampfox101

That’s the way I see it. Newt could be great, Newt could be not so good, but Romney would be a disaster.


41 posted on 01/22/2012 2:15:16 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: BobL

It is more then conservatism. It is about jobs. There are two job killers in America besides regs, fees and taxes. It is the religion of free trade and environmentalism. People who practice these two ideologies do not stop to see what are the results before they plow on. Corporate America (1 percent) spin that they create jobs. Well what type of jobs? Replacing good paying manufacturing jobs with cheap overseas Chinese workers (after US corporations trained them) and now replacing IT American workers with Chinese and Indian workers (after corporate America trains them) reducing them down to service jobs that pay less and then subject them all to creative destruction as M&A, offshoring, downsizing and etc forces workers to change jobs every five years. All this machination increased the income of the few on top while the middle class barely kept up with inflation or worse must hold three jobs to make ends meet. Now the depression (caused by Fed gov liberal mortgage policies and Wall Street bank schemes) just implode the economy and killed 11 million jobs before Obama even had a chance to add his kills in with Obamacare, EPA regs and etc.
America is pissed at environmentalists, pissed at corporate America, pissed at Wall Street, pissed at illegal immigration, pissed at the media, and waiting for the first politician to have a pair of balls to say so.
Newt does pause and see if free trade and Wall Street capitalism is working or not. He doesn’t like everything he sees and like any common sense American raises questions about it. He is definitely against the job killing environmentalists. Now he is questioning the Fed Reserve (who serves bankers on Wall Street and not the American people). Newt gets it that is why he will win. Americans want a mean leader because they are in a mean mood. Obama and Dems haven’t figure it out yet. The one percent hasn’t figure it out yet (but I think some do and have made arrangement to leave just in case the SHTF).
The only caveat is Newt is a politician. They all say one thing when running and do one thing when in office. (This applies even to Ron Paul). Been around too long to know better. Of all our choices Newt is the closest that fit my bill.


42 posted on 01/22/2012 2:16:05 PM PST by Fee
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To: princess leah

Come on princess,
the Tea Party is dead.
Just ask Nancy Pelosi.


43 posted on 01/22/2012 2:16:13 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: freedomfiter2
I’m not convinced that Newt will get a few things right when it becomes time to act.

my greatest fear is that he will have nowhere near enough money to compete, in the large important states, with Romney's huge bank account. I've liked Newt since his Reagan days and still do, but there are a lot of people who don't share my enthusiasm. Perhaps, if he keeps up a forceful, yet positive approach, he can change more minds. He has to re-convert many people who lost faith in him.

44 posted on 01/22/2012 2:18:44 PM PST by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: Hot Tabasco; Jim Robinson

How much? Impossible to measure, but Mr. Robinson’s house is the premiere conservative site of the Internet. Many pundits such as Rush and Hanity clearly lurk here or have staffers lurk here.

If I had to hazard a guess, I think Jim’s endorsement was worth 5 points. Seriously.

That’s a LOT of power. Thankfully FReeper Nation appears not to have let that corrupt us. Witness the Freepathons when Mr. Robinson could easily cash in on the traffic here.

Let’s not let it go to our heads, but let’s realize Free Republic really is that powerful.


45 posted on 01/22/2012 2:19:41 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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To: Jim Robinson; piytar

The GOP establishment and the lame-stream media have been harping about the “fact” that a hardline Conservative like Newt cannot win the election due to the need for appeasing the independent voters. If the liberals and independents make up @ 60% but only have roughly 20-22% of their base (the amount that usually votes in a general election) show up at the polls, while the Conservatives manage to hype up their 40% base and get 40-45% of them to vote, it will be a landslide win for Newt and the Conservatives.


46 posted on 01/22/2012 2:25:57 PM PST by Stonewall Jackson ("I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.")
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Establishment Republican is just a nicer way of saying liberal..for Chris Christie to have the nerve to go on TV and call Newt an embarrassment..its Christie who is the REAL embarrassment..because at the end, yeah yeah Christie went after the teacher’s union good for him, but he sounds more liberal then someone who believes in Republican principals. I expect the kind of name calling from the left, but when its coming from the right it makes me SO mad. The elitists in the GOP want Romney, they have been pushing him since 2008. Now you know what Sarah Palin had to deal with, these scumbags who are attracted to Romney trashed her for THREE + years..same crap, new year, some things never change


47 posted on 01/22/2012 2:34:39 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: piytar

***We are sick of spineless “leaders.” We are sick of the left dominated media. We are sick of the “go along to get along” establishment GOP.***

I’m thinking that Newt feels that way too and wonder when he decided to jump into the arena. It’s clear he was successful with his consulting firm, books and speaking gigs - but something stirred his soul. What did it and when?

We know that Romney has wanted to be POTUS for decades and even now has no compelling message from the heart - but IMHO Newt is clearly on a rampage of rescue.


48 posted on 01/22/2012 2:37:43 PM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason..)
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To: piytar

Newt will never garner enough independent vote to win a general election. Sure, he’s had a couple of good retorts in debates, but Obama is never going to sit down and do 3 hour Lincoln Douglas debates. Santorum is also correct in believing that you never know when Newts IED of a mouth is going to go off. I’ll take defeating Obama over some guy who claims to be a conservative and sits on a couch with Pelosi.


49 posted on 01/22/2012 2:42:32 PM PST by RLegacy (You say tomato, I say Yuck Fou)
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To: RLegacy; jimrob

Um, the zot-a-tron still got some juice? (Sorry if it’s out of line to ask.)


50 posted on 01/22/2012 2:48:23 PM PST by piytar (Rebellion is here! Free Republic is on the front line! NEVER SURRENDER!)
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