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Newt Gingrich Wants Freddie Mac Records Released Before Florida Primary (Take That Willard!)
ABC News ^ | January 23, 2012 | George Stephanopoulos

Posted on 01/23/2012 8:12:37 AM PST by C19fan

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To: C19fan

It’s true - this is no longer a contest. Newt can see what is going on from a historical point of view - ideology is dead.

He’s not the first to realize it either. Jerry Brown did an outstanding job running Oakland before he’d decided he’d had enough. Now its a sewer again.

The next two decades is going to be about fixing it. Nobody cares what is conservative or liberal anymore - the only thing that counts is whether our hippie grandpas are going to get their medicare, and it is going to trump environmentalism, the labor movement, hell, even capitalism.

Wall Street has done a bang up job wrecking good companies over the years for nothing more than raiding their overfunded pension funds. That’s not capitalism, its the exploitation of accounting rules, which are largely set by government policy.

The entire Enron mess was touched off by ‘the mark to market rule’. The nationalization of the banks was caused by the repeal of Glass-Steagal.

Ideology, on both sides of the aisle, is killing us, because no matter what the ideology seems to be in the last 30 years, it always results in more control by government at every level (municipal, county, state, and federal).

I’m beginning to think we need to move to a parliamentary system at this point. Even the Founders conceded that the system they came up with would only govern a ‘moral’ people.

That’s not us anymore.

Oh, and the Iranians are closing the Strait of Hormuz today.

Time to get a chess player in the chair as soon as possible. Everyone else in the race seems to be middling checker players.


101 posted on 01/23/2012 10:49:26 AM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: RinaseaofDs

So how do we deal with the fact that Newt wants amnesty for illegals?

How do we deal with the fact that Newt supports the government forcing individuals to buy health insurance?

Will he force the illegals to buy health insurance?

How do we get him turned around on these issues?


102 posted on 01/23/2012 10:55:47 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: tacticalogic

Your concern is noted, along with the polls showing massive Gingrich support. Enjoy.


103 posted on 01/23/2012 10:56:10 AM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: rbmillerjr
Your concern is noted, along with the polls showing massive Gingrich support. Enjoy.

Sometimes I'll get contrary in the face of hubris, just for spite.

104 posted on 01/23/2012 10:58:32 AM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: exit82

Nope JR cleaning up the trolls and malcontents that have been lurking for a long time.

Its spring cleaning time.


105 posted on 01/23/2012 11:06:05 AM PST by Bailee
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To: tacticalogic

Outmaneuvering the GOP Establishment is a many splendored thing.


106 posted on 01/23/2012 11:10:06 AM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: ladyjane

You have to look at the mandate and the illegals issue as part of larger issues.

Why is HC so freaking expensive? Because the Tort bar is killing it. $120K/year for malpractice insurance for OBGYN’s in WA State before they can pick up a scalpel.

Can he run attacking the Tort bar at this point? Probably not.

Illegals - the only people against amnesty and illegal immigration are the middle class, who doesn’t have a representative at this point.

Business wants them because the cost is passed on to the consumer. Liberals want them because they are easy to manipulate. Nobody wins.

Amnesty isn’t the answer, but neither is shipping them back in giant trains either. We can’t have amnesty, and leaving a bunch of anchor babies behind as orphans won’t get any conservative elected either.

As such, you have to ensure that ‘right to work’ is the law of the land. How do you do that? Attack union shop states on constitutional grounds. You’re being forced to join an organization you don’t necessarily agree with just so that you can work. Once you kill the unions, the illegals issue is something you can clean up at the same time.

Tort and illegal immigration are linked issues. The cost of doing business in the US is the highest it has ever been. Government is the reason it is so high.

As such, I think his mind is right on these issues, in that he can’t be lured into the trap of looking at either of these issues as things that you can deal with separately.

This is the problem the left has with environmentalism - they thing that you can look at the environment without regard to whether the economy, civil liberty, or even proper science is going to be impacted.

It’s jumped the shark, as has homosexuals as a political force. The box is now open and the damage they have done to the moral and social fabric is starting to take its toll.

Again, its about fixing it all, and they aren’t separate problems.


107 posted on 01/23/2012 11:14:39 AM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: rbmillerjr

Newt’s doing more to get me to want to vote for him than you are right now. I’d let him do it, and quit trying to help.


108 posted on 01/23/2012 11:19:06 AM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Matchett-PI

NIBTZ


109 posted on 01/23/2012 11:29:46 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Jane Long
Just ignore Extreme Unction, Jane.

Just read his previous posts and discover how much he really dislikes Catholics.

110 posted on 01/23/2012 12:02:50 PM PST by HapaxLegamenon
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To: C19fan

Mitt is so desperate. Hey GOP establishment: it won’t be Mitt so get behind Newt or find someone else. Mitt is a glass jawed candidate if there ever was one.


111 posted on 01/23/2012 12:05:50 PM PST by toddausauras (The)
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To: HapaxLegamenon; Jane Long

No need to worry about ExtremeUnction he has been sterilized.


112 posted on 01/23/2012 1:01:36 PM PST by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: ExtremeUnction
Newt is a pig.

and you is a goner!!


113 posted on 01/23/2012 1:08:35 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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114 posted on 01/23/2012 1:25:41 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TEXOKIE

I was referring to ExtremeUnction, poster in this thread who’s account has been since suspended.


115 posted on 01/23/2012 1:51:36 PM PST by Rennes Templar
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To: ExtremeUnction; 230FMJ; 50mm; A.Hun; abigailsmybaby; AFPhys; Aircop_2006; AliVeritas; Allegra; ...
Newt is a pig.

You are toast...

Please let me know if you want ON or OFF my Viking Kitty/ZOT ping list!. . . don't be shy.

116 posted on 01/23/2012 4:17:28 PM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: darkwing104

mmmmm.... bacon and toast... :)


117 posted on 01/23/2012 4:21:20 PM PST by Bikkuri
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To: ExtremeUnction

He just released his records.

Where are Mitt’s?


118 posted on 01/23/2012 4:22:58 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Romney=Gun Grabber.)
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To: ExtremeUnction; darkwing104



119 posted on 01/23/2012 4:25:21 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: ExtremeUnction
My suggestion is that you focus on doing something more constructive son, like "go flip your minnow".
120 posted on 01/23/2012 4:30:27 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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