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Skip to comments.Sources: Gingrich cancels North Carolina trip
Posted on 04/20/2012 5:23:10 PM PDT by No One Special
CHARLOTTE, N.C. There is increased speculation Friday evening about the political future of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.
Sources told NewsChannel 36 Gingrich has canceled all of his appearances in North Carolina next week.
Gingrich was scheduled to make multiple appearances throughout the state, including a visit to Lincoln Charter School in Denver next Wednesday. Fourth graders planned to present him with an American history project.
We are disappointed that the Gingrich camp has decided to cancel the entire NC tour, said Lincoln Charter School Chief Administrator Dave Machado. We were looking forward to the opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of the LCS Community. It is unfortunate for our students and for that we are disappointed.
The former Speaker of the House was also set to talk with an Honors Civics and Economics class at the school.
The Gingrich campaign is reportedly millions of dollars in debt.
North Carolina holds its primary on May 8.
There was another thread here this a.m. - that said Newt said that NY should vote for Mitt and that he will support him. I can’t find it now. But another one of mitt’s dirty work - this man is pure evil.
The GOP is good at it, and has K street pockets and a complicit media on their side.
Talk about BAGGAGE!
The Daily Caller reports a huge 200-page research document has hit the internet, and it reveals Mitt Romney utterly and damningly for the flip-flopping opportunistic liberal that he is.
The paper was compiled during the 2008 presidential race and is believed to be from the McCain campaign (not the most conservative source itself). Among some of the interesting tidbits that blow a hole in his claims about being pro-life, pro-marriage, and generally conservative:
Romney says he changed his mind on abortion meeting with Harvard stem cell researcher - Romney claims the doctor said scientists “kill” embryos after 14 days, but doctor later said Romney “mischaracterized my position.”
Months after his “conversion,” Romney stated his commitment to upholding Massachusetts abortion laws and appointed pro-choice judge to state district court.
In October 2005, Romney signed bill expanding family planning services, including abortion counseling and morning-after pill.
In December 2005, Romney “abruptly ordered his administration to reverse course . . . and require Catholic hospitals to provide emergency contraception medication to rape victims.”
Romney health insurance plan expanded access to abortion, required Planned Parenthood representative on state panel.
Romney endorsed legalization of abortion pill RU-486 access during his 1994 Senate race and backed federal funding of abortion, saying “I think its important that people see me not as a pro-life candidate.”
In 1994 and 2002, Romney confirmed his support for Roe v. Wade decision and forcefully positioned himself as pro-choice in 1994 Senate race, saying “you will not see me wavering on that.”
Romney has refused to comment on bill pending in South Carolina legislature requiring that abortion doctors offer pregnant women option of viewing ultrasound.
Romney endorsed Rep. Barney Franks Employment Nondiscrimination Act in 1994.
In 1994, Romney called “dont ask, dont tell” policy first step toward having gays and lesbians “able to serve openly and honestly in our nations military” and said he would provide “more effective leadership” on gay rights issues than Ted Kennedy.
In 2003, Washington Times reported Romney “would support a Vermont-style civil union law in Massachusetts.”
As governor, Romney said health coverage benefits and hospital visitation rights should be provided to gay couples.
Romney promised to make gay partnership benefits a “hallmark of my leadership as governor” and has said he would attend gay weddings if invited.
Romney publicly opposed Boy Scouts ban on homosexuals in 1994 and 2002 campaigns.
In 2002, Romney backed hate crimes legislation that included sexual orientation provisions.
In 2007, Romney praised gay parent who confronted him over gay marriage issue, but in 2005 remarked to South Carolina audience that some gay couples “are actually having children” and called it “wrong.”
In 1994 Senate race, Romney backed Brady bill and assault weapons ban, saying “I dont line up with the NRA” and “thats not going to make me the hero of the NRA.”
Romney called Clinton crime bill “a big step forward.”
As governor, Romney quadrupled gun licensing fees and vowed not to “chip away” at tough gun laws
In 2004, Romney signed permanent state-level ban on assault weapons that was mirrored after federal assault weapons ban. In January 2006, Romney said he owned a gun - then two days later admitted he did not and the gun belonged to his son.
Romney bragged about being member of the NRA but later revealed he didnt join until August 2006, just before launching his presidential campaign.
Romney recently said hes “been a hunter pretty much all my life” but later admitted he hunted only twice in his life, later clarifying remarks by claiming he has hunted “small varmints . . . more than two times.”
In 2006 press conference, Romney claimed he had been hunting “many times” after returning from quail hunt in Georgia.
The paper also goes on to provide much greater details about these facts also. You should be sure to read the whole thing.
If Republicans allow themselves to be duped into believing Mitt “RomneyCare” Romney is a real Republican (much less a real conservative), they will be sorely disappointed if given a chance to find the truth once hes in the White House.
If Republicans allow the “mainstream” media and RINO elites to scare them into settling for this poor excuse for a Republican, they are going to kick themselves later. With Americans having gotten a clear look at liberalism under Barack Obama and his Democrat Congress, there will never be a better time to elect a real Republican, a conservative who understands how America was designed to operate. With the damage done by liberals to our great nation, there has never been a time when we have more desperately needed a conservative who knows what makes this country tick . . . not one who will only reduce - but not stop - the level of liberal poison being injected into our society.
The truth is, Romney almost certainly will not get a chance to show his true face. Enough Republicans already understand that hes nothing but a liberal with an “R” after his name, which means that even if people allow the “mainstream” media and the GOP establishment to fool them into supporting him in the primary, there will not be enough support from Republicans who know the truth to push him over the top in the general election. Principled Republicans will not vote for a fraud like Romney, and when “independents” are given a choice between a liberal with an “R” after his name and a liberal who proudly embraces the liberal Democrat Party, theyll go for the genuine article every time.
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I SAW GINGRICH DOWNTOWN IN BUFFALO NY TODAY (I GOT HIS AUTOGRAPH ON A LAWN SIGN)
HE IS *NOT* FOLDING HIS TENT
HE WAS FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HE IS REDOUBLING HIS EFFORT SINCE NOW THERE IS ONLY ROMNEY AND A REAL CONSERVATIVE TO VOTE FOR, NOT DIVIDE UP THE CONSERVATIVE VOTES 5 WAYS
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Neither Santorum nor Gingrich is conservative. Conservative candidates I’m this primary were in short supply. The fee that were in the race were forced out or received no support from the party. Romney’s nomination was pre-ordained from the beginning. We had so few choices and the ones we had were systematically eliminated.
We talk about the Dems and their manipulations. The Dems have nothing in the corruption practiced by the Republican party. The primaries have been a sham.
He has no money
I agree. I'm ready to turn in my Freeper creds. I'm not 'FOR' Romney, but he's much better than Obama. Trying to bring up the topic gets you heat on this forum. I asked, what if the nominee is Romney, I got the forces out for me. FR isn't the political "discussion" site it used to be. It's anyone but Romney. Than who? Sit out and let obama win?
It's really a shame FR refuses to allow discussion on this topic. We all don't like Romney's position. Let's discuss it. It's him or Obama.
Move the damned thing to Chat or wherever, but get it OFF the top of Breaking .. grrrrrrrrr
But there are posters on this site who seem to be positively happy about any news that shows Obama beating Romney. That's too much for me. I can't go there.
Beginning of the end?
I guess we’re stuck with either Myth or...or....what? Allow
the usurper to be re-elected? Some choice for a conservative!
Romney is evil. He is trying to buy the presidency and I want nothing to do with that type of campaign or the person that would be corrupt enough to run one.
For starters, how about you wait until Romney gets 1,144 delegates before wasting time thinking about whether you’d vote for him over Obama? We don’t have a nominee yet.
I wish Santorum supporters would have thrown their support for Newt.. I would have supported Santorum had Newt bowed out first,
And I don't agree with your fake choice.
You think it's a "release".
Never mind the fact that Newt was asked the question and then answered it.
You think it's "recent".
Never mind the fact that Newt has always said he would support whoever the nominee was going to be.
Because we have. Romney isn’t going to do a damn thing to reverse ObamaCommieCare.
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