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Newt Gingrich:We will make sure this is a One term Presidency,"Do not tell me it canít be done.."
Optimisn for America ^ | 06/09/09 | jacobny

Posted on 06/08/2009 9:03:57 PM PDT by jacobny

Speaking at the Republicans Senate-House Dinner, the potential 2012 presidential candidate said Obama was overmatched and that the maneuver represented poor political planning by Obama’s political staff.

“(Cheney) actually understands the issue,The great difference between Reagan’s rhetorical skills and President Obama’s rhetorical skills are that Reagan used his rhetorical skills to shine light on truths and facts, while Obama uses his to rhetorical skills to hide” from those things.

“I am happy that Dick Cheney is a Republican; I am also happy that Colin Powell is a Republican,” Gingrich said. “And the majority Republican Party will have lots of debates within the party. That is the nature of majorities.”

Gingrich noted that Reagan was elected when Republicans represented less than a quarter of the country, and that Reagan always, in his speeches, reached out to independents and disillusioned Democrats.

At the same time, Gingrich emphasized Republicans should stick to three key principles: strengthening the American civilization, strengthening the nation and its security, and building an economy that has the best jobs in the world.

“I think our goal should be to reach out to the American people in every possible way, to make sure that John Boehner becomes the Speaker of the House January of 2011 and Mitch McConnell becomes the Senate majority leader and that this is a one-term presidency, in the Jimmy Carter tradition,” Mr Gingrich said. His comments echoed a sentiment Mr. Boehner had mentioned earlier, when he called on the audience to help him “make sure Nancy Pelosi doesn’t spend one more day in the Speaker’s chair.”

“And before you say it can’t be done, let me remind you of Jon Voight’s great quote ‘do not tell me it can’t be done,’” Mr. Gingrich said. “It was true for FDR. It’s true for us.”

(Excerpt) Read more at freshleadership.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012gopprimary; contractwithamerica; gingrich; gop; obama
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1 posted on 06/08/2009 9:03:57 PM PDT by jacobny
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To: jacobny

Go do another green commercial with witch Pelosi, Newt. Get out of the way!


2 posted on 06/08/2009 9:06:35 PM PDT by unkus
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To: jacobny

I think Newt needs to go by by


3 posted on 06/08/2009 9:07:37 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: jacobny

No matter what Newt says or does he is unelectable due to his cavalier way he elft his first wife (in the hospital after cancer surgery he tells her he’s out of there)and it will haunt him to the polls.


4 posted on 06/08/2009 9:07:43 PM PDT by Citizen Soldier (Made in USA and proud of it.)
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To: jacobny

Newt’s been speaking up lately. Sounds to me like he’s getting ready to declare presidential candidacy.

But after that gorebull warming photo op with Pelosi? Pass.


5 posted on 06/08/2009 9:08:01 PM PDT by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: jacobny

We can’t afford one full term with this bozo.


6 posted on 06/08/2009 9:08:46 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Terpfen

I took a poke at Newt a couple of months ago on his views and got smoked here....

And now....???


7 posted on 06/08/2009 9:11:11 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Prepare. It's Coming.)
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To: jacobny

Newt trashes Rush, who stands up for us. He can’t be trusted. Get lost loser. You’re just a Beltway hanger-on.


8 posted on 06/08/2009 9:11:26 PM PDT by webschooner
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To: Citizen Soldier

americans elected an illegal alien for president; for that reason — newt is ineligible to run for president....right?


9 posted on 06/08/2009 9:12:34 PM PDT by ckilmer (Phi)
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To: jacobny

Sounds to me like he is the minister trying to join Powell and Cheney in a blissful union.

*chuckle*

(But politics are different from every day world. It could happen.)


10 posted on 06/08/2009 9:13:03 PM PDT by berdie (Philosophies of the school room in one generation will reflect the government philosophy of the next)
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I watched this speech tonight and it was actually very moving. He was intense and very passionate about his disdain for the Obama administration on the economy and terrorism.

I realize that Gingrich should not be considering running, but if he can put out a message like he did tonight on a regular basis, he will have significant impact on Repubs gaining ground in 2010.


11 posted on 06/08/2009 9:13:05 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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I am also happy that Colin Powell is a Republican,”

Yeah? You think Colin Powell is happy YOU'RE a Republican?

12 posted on 06/08/2009 9:13:42 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: webschooner
Give me just one example of Newt trashing Rush.
I don't think you can.
13 posted on 06/08/2009 9:15:28 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die.)
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To: webschooner

Newt trashes Rush, who stands up for us. He can’t be trusted. Get lost loser. You’re just a Beltway hanger-on.
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Anyone who trashes Rush is going to get trashed.

Hey Newt, go hug Pelosi and .... adios!


14 posted on 06/08/2009 9:16:07 PM PDT by unkus
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To: jacobny
We will make sure this is a One term Presidency

Hussein is taking care of that.

15 posted on 06/08/2009 9:16:47 PM PDT by South40 (Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance. ~Hussein Obama)
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To: woweeitsme

I realize that Gingrich should not be considering running, but if he can put out a message like he did tonight on a regular basis, he will have significant impact on Repubs gaining ground in 2010.
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Newt is great before a real conservative crowd. But at other venues, he buckles and panders. He’s a RINO.


16 posted on 06/08/2009 9:18:31 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Yosemitest
Newt may not have attacked Rush, but on Deface The Nation yesterday, he suggested the Republican Party "shrug him off.

The link below connects you to Rush's response

Rush responds to Newt's "Slay The Nation" comments

17 posted on 06/08/2009 9:20:00 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jacobny

If you are the candidate, Newt, I’ll tell you: It can’t be done.


18 posted on 06/08/2009 9:22:05 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: woweeitsme

He bumped Palin from this speaking gig.


19 posted on 06/08/2009 9:23:50 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: ckilmer

I didn’t say ineligible, just that he can’t be elected as a conservative because the media would smear him on his past marriages and the way he handled his wives. Believe me when I say I detest living in a czarocracy (previously a democracy) but at least the GOP could actually put up a real conservative with a heart.


20 posted on 06/08/2009 9:24:30 PM PDT by Citizen Soldier (Made in USA and proud of it.)
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