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Noonan, Krauthammer to GOP: You're losing this thing
Politico ^ | 1/20/12 | ALEXANDER BURNS

Posted on 01/20/2012 9:47:07 AM PST by Qbert

Two prominent conservative columnists, Charles Krauthammer and Peggy Noonan, warn this morning that Republican infighting may do the party grievous damage for the 2012 election, with Krauthammer declaring that President Obama "could not have chosen more self-destructive adversaries."

Here's Krauthammer on GOP candidates playing into Obama's message reboot:

For the first few weeks, the class-envy gambit had some effect, bumping Obama’s numbers slightly. But the story was still lagging, suffering in part from its association with an Occupy rabble that had widely worn out its welcome.

Then came the twist. Then came the most remarkable political surprise since the 2010 midterm: The struggling Democratic class-war narrative is suddenly given life and legitimacy by . . . Republicans! Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry make the case that private equity as practiced by Romney’s Bain Capital is nothing more than vulture capitalism looting companies and sucking them dry while casually destroying the lives of workers….

How quickly has the zeitgeist changed? Wednesday, the Republican House reconvened to reject Obama’s planned $1.2 trillion debt-ceiling increase. (Lacking Senate concurrence, the debt ceiling will be raised nonetheless.) Barely noticed. All eyes are on South Carolina and Romney’s taxes.

This is no mainstream media conspiracy. This is the GOP maneuvering itself right onto Obama terrain.

And here's Noonan on the 2012 field racing into a "John Grisham novel"-like phase of the primary campaign:

Secret offshore bank accounts, broken love, the testimony of anguished ex-wives: "He wanted an open marriage." A battered old veteran emerges from the background and, in his electoral death throes, provides secret information—"I'm for Newt"—that he hopes will upend a dirty, rotten establishment. A vest-wearing choir boy turns out to have been the unknown winner of that case back in Iowa. And all this against the backdrop of a mysterious firm that moves in and destroys communities—"When Mitt Romney came to town . . ."—while its CEO pays nothing in taxes.

If you are a Republican who hates a mess, or if you are a member of that real but elusive and hydra-headed thing, the GOP establishment, you are beside yourself with anxiety and unhappiness. You think: "They're losing this thing! They're going to limp out of South Carolina, they'll limp through Florida, they're killing each other and killing the party's chances. How will they look by the fall? What are independents going to think of the guy we finally put up? We all know politics ain't beanbag, but it's not supposed to be a clown-car Indy 500 with cars hitting the wall and guys in wigs littering the track!"

There's been a lot of damage. We lose sense of it in the day to day, but in the aggregate it's going to prove considerable.



TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: establishment; krauthammer; peggynoonan
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Notice how they only write things like this when their guy is behind in the polls?...
1 posted on 01/20/2012 9:47:14 AM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert
You're losing this thing

Should that be translated as "Romney is losing this thing"?

Newt showed that he was a fighter who wasn't afraid of attacking the Obama Media to its face and humiliating it, and the crowd went wild.

2 posted on 01/20/2012 9:50:27 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: Qbert

Say the people who supported McLame.


3 posted on 01/20/2012 9:53:04 AM PST by LS
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To: Qbert

Sorry Charlie, and Peggy. What we’re seeing is a Republican battle where candidates are aggressively fighting to promote their own philosophy but also aggressively fighting against the Obama agenda. Would they (Charley, Peggy) rather have a bunch of weenies who are unable or unwilling to express their views and fight for them. To me, the earnest manner in which these candidates are debating tells me each of them aren’t afraid to go into battle with Obama. I’d rather have someone feisty rather than a meely-mouthed candidate afraid of upsetting the media or liberals. If we lose let’s go down swinging.


4 posted on 01/20/2012 9:53:45 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: SamuraiScot

Ah, the smell of liberal and Party Boys panic in the air at the thought of one of their lefty pukes losing the nomination.


5 posted on 01/20/2012 9:54:46 AM PST by sarge83
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To: Qbert

The RINO and the democrat have chimed in but we don’t care what they think.


6 posted on 01/20/2012 9:56:04 AM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Qbert

The inside-the-beltway crowd holds the unwashed masses they fly over in complete contempt.


7 posted on 01/20/2012 9:56:42 AM PST by Joe the Pimpernel
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To: SamuraiScot

Who is really losing this thing, the candidates or the idiot “conservative” talking heads who push the harmful theme? I don’t like infighting and yes it makes us look bad, but I hate the idea of giving up and going with romney unchallenged, which is what they want.

The geniuses cannot even wrap their brains around just how spectacularly romney will fail against obama. Giving it to him in a walk is even stupider than a circular firing squad. The bigger problem is supposed banner carrying conservative pundits dropping conservatism and arguing that a progressive republican can/should win.


8 posted on 01/20/2012 9:58:52 AM PST by 1malumprohibitum
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To: Qbert

Krauthammer and Noonan voted for Obamma. That’s all you need to know.


9 posted on 01/20/2012 9:59:52 AM PST by Flavious_Maximus
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To: SamuraiScot
Newt showed that he was a fighter who wasn't afraid of attacking the Obama Media to its face and humiliating it, and the crowd went wild.

This is what they -- the pundits, the republican establishment -- are missing. The American public, not just republicans, are SICK AND TIRED of the state of affairs in this country.

WE DON'T WANT 'GO ALONG, GET ALONG.'

10 posted on 01/20/2012 10:00:02 AM PST by GVnana (OMG! -- Obama Must Go!)
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To: Qbert

Noonan of all people should have recognized the “Reagan Moment” last night.


11 posted on 01/20/2012 10:01:18 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Qbert

Translation: “Republican voters need to quit thinking for themselves and blindly support whoever we—the brilliant GOP establishment RINOs—tell them to. The establishment has to get its crony handouts and secret back-room deals from Washington.”


12 posted on 01/20/2012 10:01:30 AM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Flavious_Maximus

Krauthammer voted for Obama? Are you sure?


13 posted on 01/20/2012 10:01:30 AM PST by GVnana (OMG! -- Obama Must Go!)
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To: From The Deer Stand
Would they (Charley, Peggy) rather have a bunch of weenies who are unable or unwilling to express their views and fight for them.

They gave us McCain in 2008, didn't they? As witnessed by their guffawing and pandering in 2008 for Obama, the establishment RINOs are fine with someone who can express his views and fight for them, so long as those views aren't conservative.

14 posted on 01/20/2012 10:03:49 AM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: From The Deer Stand

" I’d rather have someone feisty rather than a meely-mouthed candidate afraid of upsetting the media or liberals. If we lose let’s go down swinging."

Yep. And I know millions agree.

My only question is- if Romney doesn't win, will the Establishment defeatists get on board and back the nominee (like we were forced to do in 2008, against our wishes), or will they try to bring him down with "friendly" fire?

15 posted on 01/20/2012 10:04:18 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

wel get rid of romney and bring us in a real conservative. and there’s a big diff between a real conservative adn someone who calls himself a real conservative...
you bring in a real conservative, and you’re gonna get a whuge mandate in november, AND you’ll get both houses of congress, and a mess of governorships.
otherwise forget it.


16 posted on 01/20/2012 10:06:44 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: SamuraiScot

Grandpa Newt is gonna take Bammy Boy and slap him silly. He just has to get nominated first.


17 posted on 01/20/2012 10:06:58 AM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: Qbert
Peggy and Chuckie are struggling up the learning curve. They're where Rush was a week ago and haven't figured out that the crap coming out now will be old news during the Newt vs 0bummer campaign.
18 posted on 01/20/2012 10:07:06 AM PST by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: Qbert

No Peggy and Charlie the RINO/Elites are losing it and it is their turn to hold their nose.


19 posted on 01/20/2012 10:07:10 AM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Boroach Obuggery must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: Qbert

Krauthammer is thoughtful, and at times interesting. He leans to the right, but isn’t a conservative. I still like him, even though he’s on the wrong side of things from time to time.

Noonan is an over the hill bimbo trying desperately to remain relevant.


20 posted on 01/20/2012 10:08:48 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: Qbert
My only question is- if Romney doesn't win, will the Establishment defeatists get on board and back the nominee (like we were forced to do in 2008, against our wishes), or will they try to bring him down with "friendly" fire?

Apparently you've already forgotten what the GOP Establishment did to Sarah Palin, or else you wouldn't even need to ask such a question. Until we can kick them out of the GOP, we'll always be fighting an uphill battle against our own alleged allies.

21 posted on 01/20/2012 10:08:58 AM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Qbert

Egads, Peggy!

The rabble is refusing to vote for Mitt!

22 posted on 01/20/2012 10:09:11 AM PST by SnuffaBolshevik (In a tornado, even turkeys can fly.)
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To: Joe the Pimpernel
The inside-the-beltway crowd holds the unwashed masses they fly over in complete contempt.

You can include the East & Left Coast Intelligentsia/Liberals in that crowd. I deal with it daily on my alumni blog, where conservatives are roundly thought of as idiots and knuckle draggers, even though we all graduated from the same university.

For example, I raised a stir this morning in responding to a poster who said, "the republican base is Rush Limbaugh". I upset many of them by saying that "the Democrat Party base is Peggy Joseph".

Here's what is really upsetting the Washingtonian elites, who are primed for four more years of Obama: Romney has been outed before he could be anointed. After he got the nomination sewed up, then Romney was going to be nailed on everything, and more, that has emerged over the past week.

They're so twitterpated, they're raising the spectre of a brokered convention.

I'm not the biggest fan of Newt, but I've concluded that what this country now needs is a real son of a beyotch as President, not a community organizer.

Methinks that Newt is the most genuine SOB currently running.

23 posted on 01/20/2012 10:11:25 AM PST by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: Qbert
Two prominent conservative columnists, Charles Krauthammer and Peggy Noonan...

Stopped reading right there.

24 posted on 01/20/2012 10:12:29 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Virginia GOP: Romney's favorite butt boys)
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To: Qbert

You can almost see noonan’s words slurring themselves.
As for the other guy, he knows conservatives know he isn’t...and he has taken to giving disclaimers prior to his ramblings on fox. It’s...um... amusing.


25 posted on 01/20/2012 10:13:40 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Qbert

They’re both full of shyt. Both are Romney backers that can’s stand the though of real conservative winning the nomination. To hell with both of them.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 10:15:07 AM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: Qbert
This is absolutely correct. The Republican establishment IS losing "their thing". And we, the conservative people, will continue to ensure that their thing is losing until they realize that they serve us, not the other way around.

I will not serve their Romney-thing, any more than I would serve the Obama-thing of the Democrats.

27 posted on 01/20/2012 10:15:10 AM PST by tentmaker
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To: Qbert

In other words: LEAVE MY ROMNEY ALONE AND ANNOINT HIM THE NOMINATION SO WE CAN RE-ELECT obama!


28 posted on 01/20/2012 10:18:05 AM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Qbert

Vote for Mitt or Noonan will throw cats at you.

29 posted on 01/20/2012 10:18:22 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: 1malumprohibitum

"Who is really losing this thing, the candidates or the idiot “conservative” talking heads who push the harmful theme? I don’t like infighting and yes it makes us look bad, but I hate the idea of giving up and going with romney unchallenged, which is what they want."

Exactly.

And they do this every time they don't get what they want. For Noonan, it wasn't enough to have McCain in 2008- she also wanted another RINO VP- and when she didn't get it, she had to use her poison pen to bring the whole thing crashing down. She did more than almost anybody else to help elect Obama because she "validated" all of the leftist criticism of Palin. Sorry Peggy- you're credibility is shot...

30 posted on 01/20/2012 10:18:22 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

The establishment RINO’s are just upset that Newt and Santorum are delaying Romney’s “coronation”...


31 posted on 01/20/2012 10:20:22 AM PST by apillar
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To: Qbert

Noonan a conservative? Who knew?!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2835373/posts

Tinseltown offensive: Studios strike back with $3M SOPA ad blitz
NYPost ^ | January 19, 2012 | CLAIRE ATKINSON

Hollywood strikes back!

The Motion Picture Association of America and its member studios are planning a $3 million print and online ad blitz to beat back opponents of controversial Internet anti-piracy legislation, The Post has learned.

(snip)

In addition to the MPAA, a group called the Creative Coalition, repping unions among others, is running a pro-SOPA ad campaign.

(snip)

http://thecreativecoalition.org/about/board-of-directors/

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

...

Peggy Noonan

...


32 posted on 01/20/2012 10:21:23 AM PST by maggief
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To: LS

Actually, IIRC, Noonan supported Obama.


33 posted on 01/20/2012 10:22:08 AM PST by SpringtoLiberty (Liberty is on the march!)
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To: Qbert
Peggy....Charles.....if I could speak to you in person, or tell you in an email I am 100% sure that you would receive and have to read, I'd tell you to just SUCK IT.....SUCK IT!

Do you hear me? SUCK IT! Both of you have evolved significantly beyond a once, seeming-conservative view point, to Washington DC sychophants, token minority conservative DC media establishment 'mouths' (female and disabled, if you didn't grok the 'minority' thing, idiots)....

Both of you are so invested in your standing amongst DC pundits and powers-that-be, that you have sold your damned conservative souls, if you ever had any to start with.

You disgust me. I'd sooner pay attention to a fart that one of my family members or the dog toots out. Your words and thoughts are to me like boils on my ass. As much as I've blathered here about Newt in the past, I AM VOTING FOR HIM, and HIM ALONE. You two can Suck it! Just Suck it! And you can just shut the f@ck up. You're thoughts and concerns don't matter any more.

34 posted on 01/20/2012 10:22:48 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Thane_Banquo

"Apparently you've already forgotten what the GOP Establishment did to Sarah Palin, or else you wouldn't even need to ask such a question. Until we can kick them out of the GOP, we'll always be fighting an uphill battle against our own alleged allies.

Rhetorical question.

35 posted on 01/20/2012 10:23:03 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

The infighting will be long forgotten by the time the general elsection campaign starts. It didn’t hurt Obama in 2008 either. His race against Hillary was drawn out until June and more bitter than this one.


36 posted on 01/20/2012 10:25:05 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: Qbert

“If you are a Republican who hates a mess”

Is this why they hate Newt? Because he would make a mess of Washington? Then all i can say is GO NEWT!


37 posted on 01/20/2012 10:27:43 AM PST by Amntn
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To: Qbert
I have watched, enjoyed and agreed with almost all of the comments in the past by Dr Krauthammer. He is a very educated, reliable and precise orator. The basis of most of his arguments are very solid in his analysis. And here comes the but. But, in these proceedings, I'm having a problem with his criticism of the candidates and more specifically with Newt Gingrich. His praise of Romney is also surprising. If he is going to declare his endorsement, he should just come out with it instead of constantly finding fault with everyone else in the running. My take on his actions is very simple. I'm going to bet that sometime in the past, Dr Krauthammer had a run in with Newt and much to his dismay, he was intellectually outgunned and has never got over it.
I'm from Massachusetts, and believe me, Romney is not our man. If Romney is selected, it's McCain all over again. I will admit I've been a Newt fan since the day made his first speech in the congress. He definitely has warts, pot marks and lesions all over, however his record of accomplishment is second to none and surpasses the idiot in the WH by miles. This country is in severe need of a leader. Newt is a leader. His private life was a mess, but whose wouldn't be when serving in congress and accomplishing what he has done.
Think twice before you check off someone Else’s name on the primary ballot. Just my opinion.
38 posted on 01/20/2012 10:28:01 AM PST by bramps (zero from zero is zero)
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To: maggief

How about that?

Noonan is on the BOD of a coalition of people that is for SOPA, and backs the actors union.

Not only can we NOT pick our candidates, conservatives can’t even pick our own commentators.


39 posted on 01/20/2012 10:31:13 AM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Gaffer

Why don’t you tell us how you really fell? LOL


40 posted on 01/20/2012 10:31:41 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Gaffer

Damn right! Well said.


41 posted on 01/20/2012 10:32:46 AM PST by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: NKP_Vet

"Both are Romney backers that can’s stand the though of real conservative winning the nomination. To hell with both of them."

The sad thing is that of the two, the intelligent one (that would be Charles), knows deep down that Romney is unable to connect with voters... and yet his rigid beliefs force him to keep pushing the guy, no matter what.

42 posted on 01/20/2012 10:37:43 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

Peggy is NOT a Conservative!


43 posted on 01/20/2012 10:37:55 AM PST by packrat35 (When will we admit we are know almost a police state?)
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To: Qbert

Hey Chuck, Peg!

What will you say on Sunday after Newt wins in S.C.?
And if he goes on to win in Florida?

Will you get off of the Mitt train and offer constructive criticism of Newt?


44 posted on 01/20/2012 10:38:35 AM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: Qbert
Awwww, they're crying because it looks like Romney is going down.

Pathetic. With friends like these, who needs enemies?
45 posted on 01/20/2012 10:40:30 AM PST by Antoninus (Mitt Romney -- attempting to execute a hostile take-over of the Republican Party.)
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To: Qbert

That's where a record comes in. Not just the record of votes, which is often a meaningless toll of positions taken for political reasons on bills that were always going to pass or were never going to pass, but a record of actions taken that actually mattered.

A record of actions taken that actually mattered.  Newt is the man who fits that description to a "T".

He can identify what is most important to the country, develop a plan to overcome that challenge, articulate the the merits of overcoming the challenge and why the plan will work.

I hadn't been for Gingrich initially and spent plenty of energy excoriating him, these last several years, for any number of sins he committed against the Republican/Conservative ideals.  He seemed a turncoat of sorts, particularly when he babysat Pelosi on the couch.

On reflection, Newt is an attention whore seeking relevancy for his ideas and I guess I take him at his word that he made a few mistakes in his life and he has at least some regret for those decisions.  God knows I am no angel and so I have to reflect on the man's ability to get things done.

Newt gave us the Republican majority, the Contract with America and completed 2/3rds of his agenda while in office.

He now has a new plan for America and with what is likely to become a Congressional Super Majority and a Senate Majority, if not Super Majority, I believe he will absolutely accomplish his agenda.

Say goodbye to ObamaCare the single biggest scam and travesty foisted upon a free people who, by right, ought to have been given the opportunity to read the bill and debate it.  Instead, a win at all cost, cheating agenda was developed and it was signed with most people never laying eyes on at least page 2 of this utopian dreck.

Executive Orders Positions:

The following are all within the executive powers to simply order and with the exception of securing the border within one year, they are all easily accomplished with the stroke of a pen and no way to challenge them in the legislature.

Keystone may be challenged in the courts but I think the Executive can order the EPA to approve, under National Security Priorities and it is a National Security issue, as well, a jobs issue.

As President, Newt, could actually have a very busy 1st week or month just on these initiative alone.

1. Eliminate the thirty-nine White House "Czar" positions created during the current administration. The president does not have the authority to appoint bureaucrats to power who are not accountable to the Congress.

2. "Mexico City Policy" of Respect for Life. Reauthorize President Ronald Reagan’s policy – also known as the "Mexico City Policy"— to stop tax payer dollars from being used to fund or promote abortions in foreign countries.

3. Restore conscience clause protections for Healthcare Workers.No American working in a medical environment should be forced to perform any procedure that he or she finds morally or ethically objectionable based on religious teaching. This protection should include, but not be limited to abortion. Existing conscience clause protections need to be strengthened.

4. Respect Each Sovereign Nation’s Choice of its Capital. Each sovereign nation, under international law and custom, may designate its own Capital. Accordingly, the U.S. State Department should be instructed to respect the choice of each sovereign nation and place the American embassy in their Capital.  (Israel is the only country the United States discriminates against in this regard. The people of Israel have designated Jerusalem as their capital. Yet the United States retains its embassy in Tel Aviv.) 

5. End the Attorney General's Assault on the States. Instruct the Attorney General to withdraw all immigration-related lawsuits against states immediately, including those pending in Arizona and South Carolina. The Obama Administration refuses to enforce federal immigration laws, and instead sues states who are merely trying to enforce the laws that the federal government neglects. The Gingrich Administration will secure the border by Jan. 1, 2014 by any means necessary. 

6. The Keystone Pipeline

Unleash American Energy by Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline. Instruct the State Department to approve a Presidential Permit immediately for the Keystone XL pipeline, a project that will send 700,000 barrels of oil a day from Great Plains and Southwestern states to Gulf Coast refineries lower staggering energy prices, and create up to 120,000 American jobs.

LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

 Now we get into the details of an inclusive agenda that brings the people(you and me), through their representatives, into process.  The TEA Party and conservatives are going to have a majority in both houses.

Let’s elect an Executive who will absolutely fulfill the promise of our ideals.

Executive Summary

  1. Repeal Obamacare and pass a replacement that saves lives and money by empowering patients and doctors, not bureaucrats and politicians.
  2. Return to robust job creation with a bold set of tax cuts and regulatory reforms that will free American entrepreneurs to invest and hire, as well as by reforming the Federal Reserve and creating a training requirement for extended federal unemployment benefits to encourage work and improve the quality of our workforce.
  3. Unleash America’s full energy production potential in oil, natural gas, coal, biofuels, wind, nuclear oil shale and more, creating jobs,  stimulating a sustainable manufacturing boom, lowering gasoline and other energy prices, increasing government revenues, and bolstering national security.
  4. Save Medicare and Social Security by giving Americans more choices and tools to live longer, healthier lives with greater financial independence.
  5. Balance the federal budget by freeing job-creators to grow the economy, reforming entitlements, and implementing waste cutting and productivity improvement systems such as Lean Six Sigma to eliminate waste and fraud. Pass a balanced budget amendment to keep it balanced.
  6. Control the border by January 1, 2014 and establish English as the official language of government; reform the legal visa system, and make it much easier to deport criminals and gang members while making it easier for law abiding visitors to come to the US.
  7. Revitalize our national security system to meet 21st century threats by restructuring and adequately funding our security agencies to function within a grand strategy for victory over those who seek to kill us or limit American power.
  8. Maximize the speed and impact of medical breakthroughs by removing unnecessary obstacles that block new treatments from reaching patients and emphasizing research spending towards urgent national priorities, like brain science with its impact on Alzheimer’s, autism, Parkinson's, mental health and other conditions knowledge of the brain will help solve. 
  9. Restore the proper role of the judicial branch by using the clearly delineated powers available to the president and Congress to correct, limit, or replace judges who violate the Constitution.
  10. Enforce the Tenth Amendment by starting an orderly transfer of power and responsibility from the federal government back “to the states, respectively, or to the people,” as the Constitution requires. Over the next year, state and local officials and citizens will be asked to identify the areas which can be transferred back home.    

Newt gave us the three most important victories of the 90’s Welfare Reform, Balanced Budget and Reduced Taxes.  I hope I don’t need to describe the benefits of those victories.  They ought to be obvious to everyone by now.

Lastly, there have been some reports that Newt shouldn’t get all the credit.  Really?  Then perhaps we marginalize the accomplishments of Washington, Roosevelt, Kennedy and ….wait for it… Reagan.

Do we really want to go down the road with that kind of adolescent sophistry and parsing of what happened?

Newt is the guy who thought of these big things, proposed them and shepherded their implementation?

Newt has once again identified what is important to us now, at this time and described how we can get there with our representative majorities. He has done it before and I declare Newt Gingrich was then and is Now a leader.

We should elect Newt Gingrich to the Presidency of the United States

46 posted on 01/20/2012 10:42:50 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Qbert

Noonan is no conservative and krauthammer is in the tank for rumnuts.


47 posted on 01/20/2012 10:44:28 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Qbert

Major Charles and Nurse Margaret playing God in triage, then start to panic not for their selected patient but for their own credibility.
Doctor, we’re losing him! Do something! I’ve already got more Doles on my head than Carmen Miranda!


48 posted on 01/20/2012 10:53:29 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: SamuraiScot

“Should that be translated as “Romney is losing this thing”?”

You are right on target. The RINOs are squirming in their seats. Bwahahahahahaha. GO NEWT GO!


49 posted on 01/20/2012 10:55:24 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Lady Lucky

:-)

How come the Doctor never seems to have any prescriptions other than another ineffective dose of RINO?


50 posted on 01/20/2012 11:05:08 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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