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Newt Gingrich's twin campaigns (Inside Look at Newt's Campaign)
Politico ^ | 3/20/12 | JONATHAN MARTIN and GINGER GIBSON

Posted on 03/20/2012 3:17:43 AM PDT by God-fear-republican

That cheery, DIY effort masks a different campaign, one that is slowly expiring in all the usual ways of terminal campaigns at the end-stage: cash is running low, supporters are griping about not getting paid and aides are valiantly trying to convince themselves as much as the press that, really, there is a path forward.......To a degree rarely seen in presidential politics, Gingrich is his own strategist, scheduler and press secretary.“He makes the decisions about 99.9 percent of the campaign,”.........“They never build any structure to live past the next state,” complained one GOP strategist who advised Gingrich in one key state earlier this year. “They’d go to the next state and have to re-invent the wheel.”.....

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: martin4romney; newt; politico4romney; politicoflack; politicoprrep

1 posted on 03/20/2012 3:17:54 AM PDT by God-fear-republican
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To: God-fear-republican

It takes the Hand of God for Newt to get elected, but that is why I like the man who has vision and who trust in God and preordained destiny.


2 posted on 03/20/2012 3:19:14 AM PDT by God-fear-republican
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To: God-fear-republican

Could it be that Newt has been burned more than once by so-called advisers and campaign managers who subtly sabotage his campaigns? Sort of like what happened with a former Alaskan Governor and a run for the vice-presidency?


3 posted on 03/20/2012 3:23:10 AM PDT by The Working Man (No child left behind should be: No Child left a dime.)
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To: The Working Man; God-fear-republican; kalee; TitansAFC; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; ...
Very sadly, he's running out of money, the mother's milk of politics, but I will continue to pray and donate as I'm able. The media are ignoring him.
Newt.org = The Only Candidate of Substance & Real Solutions!

4 posted on 03/20/2012 3:47:18 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

The media are ignoring him for a reason. They want him every bit as much as the Democrats want him out of the race as he is their worst nightmare.

I am certain that many Democrats crossed over in the opens to sleight Mr. Newt by pumping up Santorum figuring their guy Romney has it in the bag.

Dirty tricks abound.


5 posted on 03/20/2012 3:56:07 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: onyx

If we can get to the convention without a nominee, it becomes a whole new ballgame.


6 posted on 03/20/2012 3:59:46 AM PDT by upsdriver
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To: rockinqsranch

I truly believe you’re correct about that. I saw it happen right here in my own state. I would otherwise fully dismiss those claims as nonsense.


7 posted on 03/20/2012 4:07:57 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: upsdriver

Yes! Brokered convention. I find it spectacular that all the good guys are for Newt Gingrich, including two of his former rivals: Governor Perry & Herman Cain; plus Ollie North, Thomas Sowell, Todd Palin and Sarah Palin, Fred Thompson, Chuck Norris and others I’m omitting because of my poor memory at this hour.


8 posted on 03/20/2012 4:13:49 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: God-fear-republican

If Newt wins LA, then things will improve. Watch for Dems to pull out all the stops to give Santorum another win.


9 posted on 03/20/2012 4:28:25 AM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: onyx

Don’t worry, leave it to God. All we have to do is to trust and to pray and to pray harder!


10 posted on 03/20/2012 4:48:39 AM PDT by God-fear-republican
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To: God-fear-republican

Newt’s the last conservative in the race. Politico, the rest of the Obamedia and the GOP establishment want him out as of last month. They want to see it boil down to liberal Republican Mitt Romney and big government Republican Rick Santorum, both of whom would be chewed up and spit out by Obama’s machine.


11 posted on 03/20/2012 4:51:36 AM PDT by Josh Painter ("We intend to change Washington, not accomodate it." - Newt Gingrich)
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To: The Working Man

GOP and Democrats the elites work together to destroy him, no doubt about that. But they can’t defeat God. If we repent, the Lord will give us a great leader; if not, we get Obama for 4 more years and beyond. Maybe that is what it takes for us to turn back to Him.


12 posted on 03/20/2012 4:54:03 AM PDT by God-fear-republican
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto

Hello the Romney camp spread that lie that Dems were voting for Rick to hide the fact Dems were voting for Mittens and to set up an excuse to explain away a loss in MI .
Check the exit polls in Iowa and NH The Dems voted for mittens and crazy Paul .
It’s sad to see Rombet AstroTurf spread here as fact .


13 posted on 03/20/2012 5:09:59 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: ncalburt

Iowa and New Hampshire seem a million years ago, don’t they?

I still think the Democrats would much rather see Santorum win LA than Newt. If you want to throw Romney in with the Dems, I have no problem with that. The fact is, the sooner Newt is out, the sooner they can push Romney over the finish line.


14 posted on 03/20/2012 5:33:45 AM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: God-fear-republican

I’ll be voting for him today.


15 posted on 03/20/2012 5:45:25 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican
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To: onyx; metmom; boatbums; CynicalBear; reaganaut
Well I remember Gideon....few men, little money... and it was God himself who lowered the number of Gideon's army.....should Newt win it will definitely be by the hand of the Lord, and perhaps that is what the people need to see. It won't be by Newt's money nor by the size of his campaign workers....it will be by the Wisdom and Desire of God as Newt relys on Him to direct Him.

The thing is... this nation has been given time and time again to turn back to God and thus far have refused to do so..... Like Israel did, when things got better they abandoned God,... we have done the very same thing time and again in this nation..... 9/11 Stirred the nation....but instead of fighting our enemies we've catered to them....and they now have invaded this nation just as they did when Israel turned it's back on God. ...and that is judgment. Period.

Newt's desire is to bring this nation back under the Sovernity of God according to our Constitution and the documents which were written concerning this people.... He is NOT promoting religious dogma or doctrine....He's promoting this nation “UNDER GOD”....so that the Glory of this Nation is returned to God and the rightful place it should be.

I trust God that perhaps He might give us one more chance to get this nation back on track, but I also know it may very well be too late.

The world is setting up for all which prophecy does speak ,.... most recently Putin wants to build a “Eurasian Union,” a political/military/economic alliance – possibly with a common currency — with Belarus, Kazakhstan, and other 'Muslim' former Soviet Republics to become a regional/ global powerhouse,.. possibly by 2015, or even as soon as 2013....(Joel Rosenberg's site, and he's been accurate thus far....)....and it's all moving rapidly...... All nations know they have freedom to do as they want under the Obama administration who does and says nothing to prevent this advancement.

We can only pray now that the Lord might be Merciful to this nation and spare our downfall....at the least give us a soft place to land.

Meanwhile The International Community keeps the USA in the loop for need of our military worldwide when things get out of hand in any nation....and we've seen just that with Libya and others....and the only reason we as a nation are not squashed already..... Panetta made it clear that Obama has the authority to go to war as he sees fit...and congress will simply be informed....and no doubt war is coming yet again and we as a nation are being conditioned for that.

All the Orders Obama's recently passed are what Pres.'s do when going to war to protect and have the authority to act under any circumstances which war brings. Russia's ships and special forces to Syria...America's fleet sent out to the ME on top of what already is positioned there...the meeting recently with BEBE..and hosts of other indicators points to war in the very near future.

And so as I see it if this is to continue to play out Internationally....let the damnable Democrats take the fall with this entire mess if indeed there is a fall from Gods grace on this nation..... But if there is any hope for recovery to our God who we once honored and served....then let Newt rise to the occasion and take us to where we belong...... Other wise should any other candidate win this primary....prepare for the fall IMO.

16 posted on 03/20/2012 8:37:53 AM PDT by caww
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To: onyx; All

I hope all who support Newt will dig as deep as they can and help his campaign! Remember that every little bit helps, and I will be making a donation as soon as I hit post on this message! GO NEWT!


17 posted on 03/20/2012 1:45:34 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

Is he still getting any support from the casino millionaire. Sure hope so. Sent him more last Friday.


18 posted on 03/20/2012 4:20:35 PM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: onyx
Well, it's very sad. Newt is the only politician out there who impresses me as having the brains, knowledge and wisdom to really understand the nature of the problems we face beyond the usual talking points. So now it's petulant hall monitor in a sweater vest with a penchant for verbal idiocy, or a phony, pandering corporate raider; Gordon Gecko without the charm. The Pubs in their usual have chosen the “safe” choice. I'll vote for Newt when the time comes, but it seems we're stuck with Romney. He makes my skin crawl, but that's it. ABO.
19 posted on 03/20/2012 6:43:09 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most time a man'll tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear"--Open Range)
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To: I_be_tc

I heard that the GOP elite asked a millionaire to stop giving to Newt, but doubt they will.

I sent Newt a donation this evening. This race is not over!


20 posted on 03/20/2012 8:11:25 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

I sent him another one yesterday.:)


21 posted on 03/20/2012 10:09:01 PM PDT by 22cal (Forgiven, not perfected)
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To: God-fear-republican
It takes the Hand of God for Newt to get elected

God obviously prefers someone else.

22 posted on 03/20/2012 11:26:45 PM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: Kazan

You wrote: “ God obviously prefers someone else.”

I agree that things always looks very bleak for Newt’s campaign, that is why I said it had to be God’s Design if Newt got nominated, not alone being elected to be President. If we repent and pray hard enough, God will grant us an worthy leader, if not, He will leave us to our sinful desires which include Obama re-elected and we will all suffer.

I keep praying. I still hope that Newt will be nominated, pick Sarah Palin for VP position. Somehow I still feel this scenario is predestined, but we all wait and see. It is not over. When everything seems lost, everything will be saved. I have studied prophecy for years ( since 1997)to know that our country will have to suffer before we turn back to God. Believe it or not, I focus more in Europe as according to ancient prophecies, Russia and Iran (Muslims) will attack Europe to start WW III soon. Iran will use nuclear weapons, not on Israel, but on Southern Europe according to prophecy. What do you think all the tumults in Muslim world for? To consolidate all region power to Iran. That is all the clue I give you.


23 posted on 03/21/2012 1:59:01 AM PDT by God-fear-republican
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To: caww

I think you nailed it on that one caww. I don’t see the citizens in this country electing a pro constitution President with a Judeo Christian mindset. The majority of citizens in this country have turned away from God regardless of whether they identify themselves as Christian or not. For those who don’t understand prophecy and firmly trust in God the times coming are going to be very frightening.


24 posted on 03/21/2012 5:54:55 AM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: God-fear-republican
If we repent and pray hard enough, God will grant us an worthy leader

We need to be praying for a revival and bringing others to Christ. Without that, this nation is going to continue to morally decline and, ultimately, collapse.

As for Newt, the majority of Christians voting in primaries prefer Santorum and, morally, have good reasons to.

25 posted on 03/21/2012 10:48:59 AM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: CynicalBear
The majority of citizens in this country have turned away from God regardless of whether they identify themselves as Christian or not. For those who don’t understand prophecy and firmly trust in God the times coming are going to be very frightening.

I was reading an article this morning that most Catholics are voting for Romney rather than Santorum as many thought would be. Based on many exit polls conducted.

Here's a Catholic commentor I found interesting:

2 kinds of Catholics:

1. Those who carry out the spirit of the best of what our religion teaches and with grace and humility..... My Boston-Irish Catholic neighbor was such a glorious person--big heart, generous, kind, did good works (and with a fabulous sense of humor), and boosted people's spirits wherever she went. She pitched right in and improved the world.

2. Those who dogmatically focus on the "rules" of the hierarchical big-C Church..... Sanctimonious Santorum and many of Church hierarchy fit the latter category....... These people are rigid, "rule bound," doctrinaire, authoritarian, and often suffer from a punishment syndrome (the desire to punish others)........ Paradoxically, while they like make a dramatic display of their "religiosity.

( I truly think this election is the last hope for this country and unfortunately the bait was set by Romney and Obam, and the media, to lift up Rick Santorum... and far too many Christians fell for the counterfeit.....once again showing that the children of the world are wiser than the children of light)

26 posted on 03/21/2012 11:14:35 AM PDT by caww
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To: Kazan
God obviously prefers someone else.

He's been known though to come in at the last moment and change the equation quite drastically in fact. It's not over til it's a done deal....

Most Christians have recognized that Newt is the only candidate who brings the full package to the table in turning this nation around.....unfortunately the media, Rep. elites, and others beat Newt back....and moreso "lifted" a counterfeit for people to fall for...and it looks like they certainly have swallowed the bait.

With this it was also understood if Newt doesn't win then the path of judgement this nation has been under with Obama will continue to our peril.

God raises up leaders, and that for correction and judgment as well as blessing a nation. Any other than Newt will continue to take this nation downward...and continue to bound the people...and that would also include Santorum who is far from being "the one" to turn this ship.

27 posted on 03/21/2012 11:25:14 AM PDT by caww
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