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Call to Arms - All Conservatives Let's Back Newt Gingrich - Calling Palin, Cain & Rush
January 6, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell

Posted on 01/06/2012 5:38:48 PM PST by mitchell001

This is an appeal to all long-time conservatives. Let's start lining up behind Newt Gingrich, as Thomas Sowell, Art Laffer, JC Watts, Jim Robinson (Free Republic honcho) and others have. The hazzard of holding back an endorsement is that the media, pudits and PAC TV commercials will continue to shape negative opinion against Newt and we may lose our best conservative warrior. The result of the media, pundit and PAC TV onslaught may cause the nominee to be Romney or Santorum. Romney is a moderate and Santorum does not have the experience to Push the conservative agenda in the general election or if elected in the Washington DC - Congressional War Zone. I want to urge Sarah Palin, Herman Cain and Rush Limbaugh to endorse Gingrich now before they lose their voice to the LOUD voices of the media, pundit and PAC TV. He who hesitates is lost.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; florida; gingrich; iowa; lostprimaries; missouri; newhampshire; newt1996lautenberg; newtbrady; newtlautenberg; palin; qualified4primaries; reasonableguncontrol; rush; southcarolina; statesnotonballot; vanity; virginia
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

Clear as mud to me....


101 posted on 01/06/2012 7:06:17 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: steve86
"...no one much will vote for him other than old, fat white guys like him."

Thanks, I needed an identifier while supporting NEWT!

102 posted on 01/06/2012 7:06:33 PM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: All

Here is my problem with all this mess.

Supposedly Mittens cannot be Obammy. Therefore we must nominate Newt because he will be relentless in his Pursuit of Obammy and the Presidency.

Then where the the he11 is his relentless pursuit of the Nomination for the Right to Challenge Obammy in the finals.

The survival of our beloved country is at stake. If Newt wants the job he damn better be ready to take on both Rominey and Obammy.


103 posted on 01/06/2012 7:07:32 PM PST by Bailee
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To: LdSentinal
His backing of Dede ScoffaRINO over Doug Hoffman in 2009 and his embrace of Al Gore over global warming has turned me off.

This is the kind of knee jerk stupidity that causes conservatives to lose elections.

104 posted on 01/06/2012 7:08:46 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: mitchell001
With Sowell - Gingrich!!

America needs a leader whose field of study has been the history of humankind's struggle for freedom from oppression. Gingrich is the only one who, like Reagan, likely has read, studied and absorbed the ideas of the men who founded this Republic. Once their ideas of liberty penetrate a mind, then that person likely is best able to expose the counterfeit ideas of Obama.

Those who read Jefferson, Adams, Washington, Madison get a unique perspective that readers of more contemporary writers never acquire.

Just a sample from another Adams:

Samuel Adams - "The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought." - Essay in the Boston Gazette, October 14, 1771

"The liberties of our Country, the freedom of our civil constitution are worth defending at all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have receiv'd them as a fair Inheritance from our worthy Ancestors: They purchas'd them for us with toil and danger and expence of treasure and blood; and transmitted them to us with care and diligence. It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the present generation, enlightened as it is, if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle; or be cheated out of them by the artifices of false and designing men. Of the latter we are in most danger at present: Let us therefore be aware of it. Let us contemplate our forefathers and posterity; and resolve to maintain the rights bequeath'd to us from the former, for the sake of the latter. - Instead of sitting down satisfied with the efforts we have already made, which is the wish of our enemies, the necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance. Let us remember that 'if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.' It is a very serious consideration, which should deeply impress our minds, that millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers of the event." - Essay in the Boston Gazette, October 14, 1771

"When designs are form'd to raze the very foundation of a free government, whose few who are to erect their grandeur and fortunes upon the general ruin, will employ every art to sooth the devoted people into a state of indolence, inattention and security, which is forever the fore-runner of slavery." - Article signed "Candidus," in Boston Gazette, December 9, 1771

"If the public are bound to yield obedience to laws to which they cannot give their approbation, they are slaves to those who make such laws and enforce them." - As Candidus in the Boston Gazette, January 20, 1772

"Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property; together with the right to support and defend them in the best manner they can. These are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature." - The Rights of the Colonists, November 20, 1772

105 posted on 01/06/2012 7:09:07 PM PST by loveliberty2
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To: Jacquerie

AMEN!!


106 posted on 01/06/2012 7:10:37 PM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: hinckley buzzard

I like Newt, and I am giving him my support. I know there are those who do not forgive his personal and professional indiscretions, but I think he’s become wiser over the years. And no one, no one at all, can verbalize the strongest points of conservatism like he can. If Newt can’t do it, it just can’t be done.

Everyone else is second best.

Mitt, if he gets the nod, I will reluctantly vote for. Getting rid of Obama is that important. I just don’t see Santorum, as much as I like him, going enywhere.


107 posted on 01/06/2012 7:10:56 PM PST by Greenpees (Coulda Shoulda Woulda)
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To: mitchell001

I am not sure who Newt,Santorum, or Perry would make the best president but i sent Newt a donation yesterday to help him bloody Romney.


108 posted on 01/06/2012 7:10:56 PM PST by fatrat (extremely extreme right-wing radicalized veteran)
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To: Kenny

Obama will be just as nasty. He’s an evil POS. Go Newt. I don’t care how they report it. It will be effective, like Trump was when he came out against BO. We are longing for some tough talk. No more Mr. Nice Guy with what we are up against.


109 posted on 01/06/2012 7:12:06 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: John Valentine
This "marathon" will be essentially over by the end of January. How long you want to wait, chief?
110 posted on 01/06/2012 7:12:25 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: harpu

“Before Iowa, what horse were you riding?”

I was for Rick Perry before he proved himself unprepared for prime time. It left me undecided.


111 posted on 01/06/2012 7:13:07 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: mitchell001

I don’t know about anybody else, but I am sure getting sick of other people telling me who I MUST vote for as if I didn’t have a brain and a mind of my own. This ain’t Oz, my name ain’t Dorothy, and I ain’t on no yellow brick road in fantasyland.


112 posted on 01/06/2012 7:15:03 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Didn’t Santorum back that liberal Republican Senator in his own state. The name escapes me right now.


113 posted on 01/06/2012 7:16:03 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Jacquerie

See my Post 105 for additional reasons.


114 posted on 01/06/2012 7:16:03 PM PST by loveliberty2
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To: EricT.
Well. You had just better stay in that night, and do your nails, little girl. You're obviously not ready for the tall grass yet.
115 posted on 01/06/2012 7:17:02 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: tallyhoe
I was a Cain guy until he dropped out! I wish he would support one of the candidates before it is too late!

I liked Cain too, but c'mon man. God gave you a brain--use it to make up your own mind!

116 posted on 01/06/2012 7:21:27 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: mmanager

+1. Amen.


117 posted on 01/06/2012 7:21:50 PM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: steve86
Old fat white guys got us to where we are today. Show a little respect for your superiors, a-hole. What have you done besides nothing?
118 posted on 01/06/2012 7:24:39 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: tallyhoe

Cain, Huck, Rubio, DeMint, and Palin (and many others) are ALL being too timid and really need some skin in this race.

Endorse! Endorse! Endorse!

Newtorum!! : )


119 posted on 01/06/2012 7:25:54 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: mitchell001

I would vote for the local village idiot before Obam. So I suppose New will do.


120 posted on 01/06/2012 7:25:56 PM PST by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: steve86
Old fat white guys got us to where we are today. Show a little respect for your superiors, a-hole. What have you done besides nothing?
121 posted on 01/06/2012 7:27:03 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: SharpRightTurn

I have given two interviews to NPR - so yes, I would suppose so.


122 posted on 01/06/2012 7:32:15 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Reagan69

Ummm.. Santorum’s running for President not Pope, dude.

And guess what? We ARE a CHRISTIAN nation overwhelmingly.


123 posted on 01/06/2012 7:32:34 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: indylindy
And what exactly is the reason to delay, besides moral cowardice?

What do you think you will learn in the next two weeks that you don't already know, except for toxic media pablum?

What is your "excellent reasoning" for hiding and avoiding taking action when events are moving fast?

124 posted on 01/06/2012 7:33:36 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: tallyhoe

On some issues of regulation, trade and labor, he certainly is to the left of Mitt. Certainly not on a lot of other issues though. His conservative rating is lower than Newts’ also. I don’t put too much stock in those ratings, but when someone is considered ultra conservative and they are lower than some others considered more moderate, it’s interesting to see how reality really is.


125 posted on 01/06/2012 7:35:07 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Lauren BaRecall
Fair enough : ) I'm actually open to either way on The Ticket:

Newtorum!!

126 posted on 01/06/2012 7:39:11 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

NPR? That figures where your love for Willard partially originates.


127 posted on 01/06/2012 7:41:49 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Perry, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: mmanager

Think you are right about Newt being the one...I made up my mind the other day that Newt is the one with the fire in his belly, and the smarts, and I don’t give a hoot about his personal life. He’s going to have to take a lot of lumps from all the “holier than thou’s”, but he’s got my vote. Just remember...only “he who is without sin gets to cast the first stone”. Lord knows we have had lots of Presidents who dallied plenty while in office...and recently. Why does Newt have to be lily white?


128 posted on 01/06/2012 7:43:13 PM PST by kiltie65
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To: Gator113; musicman; All

According the new Tweet by Breitbart, here it is:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/01/06/new-anti-romney-video-attacks-bain-capital-work.html

Title: New Anti-Romney Video Attacks Bain Capital Work

I haven’t read it or watched video yet.


129 posted on 01/06/2012 7:44:40 PM PST by LuvFreeRepublic ( (I am angry and that is why I am #withNewt))
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To: dandiegirl
Yes he did. Snarlin' Arlen Specter the liberal weenie par excellance.

Santorum ain't no saint.

130 posted on 01/06/2012 7:46:11 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Proudcongal

Yes. If we all made a decision for Newt we could stop Mitt. I cannot stomach another McCain type election and see Obama sworn in.
Rick is good but this is going to be war and Newt has the history of victory.


131 posted on 01/06/2012 7:47:02 PM PST by maranatha
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To: CainConservative
NPR? That figures where your love for Willard partially originates.

The kindest and most accurate thing I can say about that is "how ignorant." As the other poster said, I was representing a Super PAC supporting Newt. As for NPR, they are one of many outlets to interview us. The subject was the negative ad campaign run by Mitt against us. So wow, you were just about oh for your entire post on that one. Nice try.

132 posted on 01/06/2012 7:48:19 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: princess leah


Newt is already playing with Mitt's small mind, which is why Mitt still views him as his chief opponent. Newt has been raising Mitt's expectations in NH, setting Romney up to lose even if he wins, thus reversing his Iowa fortunes. Team Romney has started to realize Newt has been setting them up, and have been trying to temper expectations. Now Newt is making sure that everyone in the universe realizes that Mitt Romney is behind the negative ads, by tying Mitt to his SuperPAC and making it a known meme. By making it the news of the day, every day, Newt will tattoo negative headlines on Mitt for every news cycle. He will add paid advertising to this as well, making it a two-pronged assault on Romney. Newt has also become the first person to go directly after Romney; and as you can see, he is not going to relent. Mitt essentially mocked Newt for expecting Mitt to honor the 11th Commandment, so Newt is going to show Mitt what it's like to face 24/7 negative attacks. Mitt is going to be sorry he picked a fight with a much, much smarter and savvier man than himself.
133 posted on 01/06/2012 7:51:23 PM PST by TitansAFC (Mitt Romney gets less bang for the buck than John-Freaking-Huntsman.)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

Play on movie quotation: “I love waking up to the smell of napalm....”

“Newt-palm” - this promises to be a big fat RomneyZot. :-D


134 posted on 01/06/2012 7:51:34 PM PST by Lauren BaRecall (I declare for Santorum)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Ummmmm...... what?
You got it the other way round dude. Gingrich’s backing of Scozzafave is the kind of stupidity that causes conservatives to lose elections


135 posted on 01/06/2012 7:55:34 PM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: Clintonfatigued

Rick Santorum is not going to do jack about restoring the constitutional republic. If you want this country back then get behind Newt. He has a realistic plan to make significant changes. Ask Rick if he is going to sign 200 executive orders on inauguration day to undue as much of Obama’s evil as possible. The answer will be no.


136 posted on 01/06/2012 7:56:52 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I can easily see Gingrich working in a Santorum administration.


137 posted on 01/06/2012 7:58:49 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: mitchell001

Yep, I agree. It took me a while as I watched but I believe Newt is the right guy for this run.


138 posted on 01/06/2012 8:04:00 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: Bailee

I bet newt has a few surprises up his sleeve for Obama and Romney. He was just hoping he wouldn’t have to use it on Romney. Everyone in dc has their Achilles heel and newt makes it his business to know them. Why do you think Clinton told Obama to watch out for newt. McCain never took a swing at Obama but newt will have his boot on Obama’s neck and the MSM will be numb and speechless.


139 posted on 01/06/2012 8:05:06 PM PST by cnsmom (csmom)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I think Rick is about 12 minutes into his 15 minutes. Ron Paul is getting ready to dump the house of pain on him like he did Newt in Iowa. Its not going to be pretty.


140 posted on 01/06/2012 8:05:17 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Parley Baer

I agree with you Newt is the one , the dragon slayer, he is the one I want in office in time of war . and he is well qualified on all other subjects. Go Newt.


141 posted on 01/06/2012 8:06:11 PM PST by Billk
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To: Lauren BaRecall; musicman; Jim Robinson; All
Newt-Palm Time!! Love it.

From the video clips in the link posted in comment 129, this could cause Mittens some loss of sleep/votes.

Someone needs to do a dedicated thread on the story. Here is the link again.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/01/06/new-anti-romney-video-attacks-bain-capital-work.html

Title: New Anti-Romney Video Attacks Bain Capital Work It is going out fast on Twitter.

142 posted on 01/06/2012 8:07:09 PM PST by LuvFreeRepublic ( (I am angry and that is why I am #withNewt))
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To: CainConservative

Cain, Huck, Rubio, DeMint, and Palin!!!


143 posted on 01/06/2012 8:09:36 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: LuvFreeRepublic; All
Now they are tweeting about Romney and money laundering.

We are going to need LOTS of popcorn. Especially when the 27 minute feature film is available.

144 posted on 01/06/2012 8:09:51 PM PST by LuvFreeRepublic ( (I am angry and that is why I am #withNewt))
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To: CainConservative

Cain, Huck, Rubio, DeMint, and Palin!!! Endorse, Endorse, Endorse... I agree 100% They need to show they are behind somebody!!! Huck of course I don’t care. He would probably endorse Milty!


145 posted on 01/06/2012 8:11:11 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: mitchell001

Let’s not.


146 posted on 01/06/2012 8:13:39 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: mmanager

LOL, why, well, because you always go for the easy target first and it has worked so well in the past. Perry is polling at 1% in NH targeting him would be a waste of money.


147 posted on 01/06/2012 8:15:12 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and nervous supporters.)
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To: Bronzy

Newt can get thin, it’s a lot harder to get un-stupid...


148 posted on 01/06/2012 8:15:12 PM PST by true believer forever (First, they came for the rich.)
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To: steve86

Actually poll results show the old white guys and women are the ones that do no trust him, the age group that seems to support him were teenagers when he was driven from office.


149 posted on 01/06/2012 8:18:32 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and nervous supporters.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Rick Santorum on 2nd ammendment!
Coming from Pennsylvania, a state with a rich heritage of hunting and fishing, Senator Santorum understands firsthand the importance of preserving our constitutionally protected rights found in the 2nd Amendment. Senator Santorum fights to preserve this tradition, and will work to ensure these rights are not infringed upon.

Rick Santorum is committed to celebrating the family by reviving our economy and creating jobs in America again with a smarter and simpler tax code. Santorum will roll back job-killing regulations, force the federal government to shrink and live within its means by passing a Balanced Budget Amendment and reinvigorate our domestic manufacturing and energy potential. His vision for America is to restore America’s greatness through the promotion of faith, family and freedom.

if Barack Obama has taught us anything, it’s that experience matters. Rick Santorum has that experience – serving 8 years on Senate Armed Services Committee, authoring the Iran Freedom and Support Act in 2004 and the Syrian Accountability Act. In fact, Rick Santorum has recognized the looming threat of Iran’s nuclear ambitions for nearly a decade – standing tall against both Republicans and Democrats who have discounted and dismissed the reality that this radical theocracy is intent on destroying Israel and western civilization.

Ps I know Newt is really conservative and I like his tough stances on Iran, Israel and China but I’m just saying if Newt implodes we either support Rick S or it is Willard!


150 posted on 01/06/2012 8:20:12 PM PST by tallyhoe
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