Skip to comments.Gingrich Backs Obamacare's Individual Mandate
Posted on 05/15/2011 6:07:07 PM PDT by libstripper
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Since he is a “jackass” in your view, tell me how you determine the one that defeats Obama. (It’s long division, BTW)
IF there is a defense of this, is he saying everyone should have to pay for THEIR OWN health care? And that you have to either have insurance or promise to pay something for care?
That would be a lot better than saying we all have an obligation to collectively pay for everyone else’s health care, which it sure sounded like he said.
The article can distort however it wants. Even before Obamacare, everyone had insurance. Just show up in an emergency room. I won’t vote for Newt simply because of his commercials with Pelosi, but healthcare is going to be a major debate so we need to hear more in depth from the candidates. David Gregory was more interested in making Newt look like a racist, which foreshadows what the press will try to make next year about. But Newt did start to lay out a few options different from Obamacare even though Gregory wasnt’ interested.
...Newtster choose to blow the job or was it the other way around?
Lol...the FUNG-us amoung us
I wonder what happened to him that turned him into a commie...
I don’t have to worry. FReepers said 4 years of Obama leads to his demise. I sure as hell don’t have to pull those threads up do I?
In any case, I want conservative candidates who respect the Constitution in any debate for the Republican nomination, and Gingrich just proved he is unworthy of the invite to any debate, IMO.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday that he strongly supports a federal mandate requiring citizens to buy health insurance....
Then I will never Vote for Him.
( I wasnt going to anyway)
What the heck does that have to do with gingrich being a rino jerk? A compromised and deranged rino jerk at that.
Newt has become the second coming of John McCain -- championing clearly unconstitutional measures in order to enhance government.
Newt does not support Obamacare. I need proof on that.
No Newt! In another thread, I said I would not even go to the polls if Mitt were the Republican nominee. Because there is no difference between Mitt and Obama, when you get right down to what they stand for.
If Newt is the nominee, I will vote for and donate to Obama. Newt is a worse totalitarian and a much more effective administrator than Obama. He can accomplish things that Obama could only dream of.
So, that’s what? Three? Four days? And, Newt has effectively ended his latest campaign for the WH.
The most clearly unconstitutional component of Obamacare, and he’s supportive?
Can he spell RINO?
It’s time to take back the nation. Dumping Newt would be a good start.
That Globull Warming Duet he sang on the couch with Nancy was an act of Severe Mental Derangement the likes of which one doesn’t just recover from. Once you’ve become that mentally deranged, you stay mentally deranged.
No surprise that he supports Obamacare (and yes, that’s what this mandate crap means).
The shortest campaign in history.
The shortest campaign in history. Seventy two hours from blastoff to splutter-crash.
(Not that it was ever going anywhere. It’s actually merciful of him to end it now, as he has done.)
There are decent people who can’t get insurance despite having the ability and desire to pay for the insurance. What would you have them do?
Well, that was fast. I thought Newtie would at least get through the First round of Jeopardy before pouring gasoline on himself and lighting a bonfire. Ill take Sucking Up To Obamacare for $1,000, Alex was not the smartest choice.LOL!
I won’t do it. He slammed Clinton pretty hard. Tell me who is taking out the Asshat Rambo Navy Seal in Chief?
I agree that the Clinton and media attack on Newt in 95 changed him. He was never the same after that. That’s not to excuse what he is doing now, but I think you’re absolutely accurate in your theory.
I even built that into an analysis of NY 23 and Newt and Reagan and Palin in one of my best ever show preps. It made for a whopper show segment.
Well, here ya go.
“I am sick and tired of this class warfare, this Marxist, demagogic rhetoric that is coming from the President of the United States of America....Third world dictator arrogance...” Lt Col Allen West, Congressman
Dont blow sunshine up my butt and tell me its warm and fuzzy...put down the mike and go home! (PC be damned!)
idiot s laugh and joke about a Marines question to a tablefull of candidates, clueless. Only one person could answer him - who knows who our enemy is. Its not a laughing matter.
at CPAC NOW is the TIME
on illegal immigration
A Draft movement - save these clips and send to everyone and check out other clips on YouTube. A proved leader like this, who kow tows to NO ONE, is what we need. We need new blood in DC - NO ONE from the Establishment.
He backs down to no one. He doesn't talk in “PC. He knows Islam forwards and backward. He knows, and loves, the Constitution up and down. He will stand with Israel (After a visit there last year, Israelis said they wished he could run for THEIR PM.) He's NOT part of the Establishment and things are NOT going to turn around if we let the Establishment and the MSM chose who we can have to vote for.
We stand together or we fall apart.
Yuk. Six months of therapy will be required to get that visual out of my head......
This is not helpful, and he needs to STFU!!!!!!
Republicans are trying to overturn the law while Newt wants to "tweak" it.
What we need is more choices in insurance. A 22 YO healthy male does not need maternity coverage; probably a high deductible catastrophic/major medical would work for such a person. But it is not available in one-size-fits-all Obamacare.... I don’t know what Newt has in mind.
Just because he supports the largest socialistic power grab in the history of the federal government does not make him a commie!
You create a good argument and I will pass it on. Michelle Bachmann could use a guide. Obama has 1 billion bucks to make sure he is elected. A fracture of the base will be hard to overcome. We must have someone.
Putting a RINO in will only continue to display to those who do not follow politics closely, and mind you that is probably 80-90% of the public, that it really doesn't matter who is in the White House so they may as well vote for their favorite “team” or a “novelty” candidate, which is another reason we have Obama in the White House at this time.
Let the dems continue to run this country into the ground if necessary so that the majority of voters will wake up and understand who and what are truly ruining this country. Some are starting to pay attention, but it isn't yet enough to actually get past the clueless and the parasites.
Gingrich always thinks he’s the smartest guy in the room. That’s one of his larger faults,
Pick one. Then you can yell at me.
You know I wasn’t going to vote for him either, not because he’s a “RINO” but because I believed he has too much personal baggage to run an effective campaign. Now the dumb ass goes off and stakes out a position on the most controversial and opposed part of Obama’s platform that is to the left of EVERY major potential GOP candidate. Hell even Romney at least claims to oppose the federal plan.
I was willing to defend Gingrich to a great extent even though I would not vote for him in the primaries. Now he’s made any defense of him impossible even for centrist Republicans.
If Newt thinks the commerce clause covers forcing people to buy anything: bubble gum, NutriSystem meals, DVD’s of Michael Moore movies, or health care, he has lost his mind.
We nominate a conservative, or I vote for nobody or write in my own candidate (unless the Tea Party fields a conservative if necessary) in 2012, and I suspect there are many, many more in America who will have the same mindset.
Winning at any cost is not the solution.
Not going to happen, far too many liberal "feelers" out there. County hospitals and their staffs are required by law to attend to those who seek help. What would you do with the "homeless " person who slips and breaks a leg??? Because health care is not a right, no doctor, except one paid by the government, can be required to treat you. In an emergency, tornado etc, they all come forward and give treatment where necessary.....however, routine health care should remain up to the individual.
Gosh, that was a short campaign! Adios, Newted!
“I want to see the debates. Dont let everything here detract you.”
Newt has always been able to talk the talk. Walking is what gives him problems.
Who was that again? I’ll make it easier for you......... any favorites?
What’s the problem, you don’t actually recognize any of the conservatives who are poised to run?
I would like for you to justify that statement.
I want to know who you support. I kinda simple really.
Newt may not be backing “obamacare”but he’s definitely in favor of forcing everyone to buy insurance or post a bond, and for the govt(taxpayers)to subsidize the whole mess.
Unfortunately, egomaniacs like newt don’t go away.
You forgot Paul.
No denying Newt has problems. But that won’t be a showstopper for a lot of voters out there.
let's see...during the Carter administration, the Democrats and the MSM chose that total loser reagan as their opponent...he didn't do too badly as I recall...I believe that Daniels, with a lot of campaigning of course, could win a landslide over Obama. His record in Indiana is formidable!!!
There are currently 3 who I think are conservative enough to change the course of self destruction this country is taking.
I'm curious to know if you can identify those 3 conservatives.