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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

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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To: jacobny

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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To: jacobny
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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To: Citizen Soldier

well I guess you’re right. having just elected an illegal alien for president the msm would be in a perfect position to smear Newt on his past marriages and the way he handled his wives.


21 posted on 06/08/2009 9:32:45 PM PDT by ckilmer (Phi)
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To: woweeitsme
“I am happy that Dick Cheney is a Republican; I am also happy that Colin Powell is a Republican,” Gingrich said.

What kind of Republican goes on Meet the Press a few weeks before election day and endorses Obama, the most liberal Senator in the senate and then votes for him?

Gingrich has jumped the shark.

22 posted on 06/08/2009 9:45:55 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Texas Eagle
From what I heard, and what I read, Rush's fine with Newt.

As far as I'm concerned, Newt's one of the most conservative runners we've got.
Newt's got my vote!

23 posted on 06/08/2009 9:49:59 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die.)
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To: jacobny

The Republicans have become a caricature of themselves.


24 posted on 06/08/2009 9:53:28 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (They tell you that conservatism "can't win" because they don't believe in it. Duh...)
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To: jacobny

25 posted on 06/08/2009 9:54:15 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (They tell you that conservatism "can't win" because they don't believe in it. Duh...)
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To: jacobny

I didn’t get to watch the entire speech, but from what I did see, Newt did good on this one.

Newt certainly has his warts and he has on many occasions made me so made I could spit, actually, mad enough to break his nose. However, I do believe he loves our country and want’s to help her out of this liberal hell she’s presently in.


26 posted on 06/08/2009 10:07:40 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: Gator113

Palin / Voigt 2012 !


27 posted on 06/08/2009 10:27:51 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: Yosemitest

I like Newt, I really do. Unfortunately, he has a habit of doing balls-to-the-walls interviews where he shows some really good conservative views(especially with Hannity or Beck) but then goes wishy-washy on other shows and backs off. His take on Powell doesn’t give him credibility and neither did his global warming shillfest with Pelosi.


28 posted on 06/08/2009 10:44:51 PM PDT by princeofdarkness ("Obama Lied. Liberty, Morality, and Prosperity Died.")
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To: sushiman

THAT would be fun.


29 posted on 06/08/2009 10:50:43 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: unkus

Once Newt realizes his role is to be John the Baptist and not run himself, he will only get more effective.


30 posted on 06/09/2009 1:04:45 AM PDT by ChiefKujo
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To: Terpfen

Gingrich is a prostitute who will say anything.


31 posted on 06/09/2009 1:37:46 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: al baby
You and me both.

Newt Gingrich went on "Meet the Press" to state that Rush Limbaugh is "irrational" to hope the President of the United States will fail.

"You've got to want the president to succeed," said the former House Speaker. "You're irrational if you don't want the president to succeed. Because if he doesn't succeed the country doesn't succeed... I don't think anyone should want the president of the United States to fail. I want some of his policies to be stopped. But I don't want the president of the United States to fail. I want him to learn new policies."

Again, the prostitute fails to understand that Obama and the Obama policies are one in the same.

Rush is right to hope that Obama fails to implement his communist policies in America.

Newt is wrong to refer to Rush or ANYONE ELSE as irrational for hoping the communist ideology does not succeed in these United States.

32 posted on 06/09/2009 1:42:58 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Um. Okay? Newt’s been getting bashed pretty hard on FR for a little while now, ever since he took that stupid gorebull warming photo with Pelosi.


33 posted on 06/09/2009 6:15:13 AM PDT by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: Prole

Allow me to complete your statement: Gingrich is a prostitute who will say anything, especially now that he’s planning to run for president.


34 posted on 06/09/2009 6:16:06 AM PDT by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: Yosemitest
From what I heard, and what I read, Rush's fine with Newt.

Rush had to take Newt to task either yesterday or last Friday, I forget specifically when.
35 posted on 06/09/2009 6:17:36 AM 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

Newt will be the hard-core conservative candidate that the establishment RINOs will support. Hmmmm...


36 posted on 06/09/2009 6:19:33 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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