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Newt Gingrich launches furious attacks against Mitt Romney in Florida speech
washingtonpost.com ^ | January 26, 2012 | Gardner and Helderman

Posted on 01/26/2012 2:22:14 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

Newt Gingrich stirred a huge tea party crowd in this central Florida town Thursday by accusing Mitt Romney and the Republican establishment of slinging “mud” and “junk” because “they’re against change in Washington.”

Using the word “stupid” at least a dozen times to describe how Romney views voters, Gingrich said his rival’s negative ads about Gingrich’s consulting work for the mortgage giant Freddie Mac are dishonest and hypocritical — and represent a desperate attempt by the establishment to block Gingrich’s campaign.

“Well, I’m here as a citizen, and I frankly don’t care what the Washington establishment thinks of me because I intend to change them,” Gingrich said, prompting cheers and chants of “Newt! Newt! Newt!” from a crowd that the local sheriff’s department estimated at 1,500.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: election2012; elections; fl; florida; gingrich; newt; teapartyrebellion

1 posted on 01/26/2012 2:22:17 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I just wish they’d be as tough on Obama as they are on each other. Guess they have nothing but McCainice things to say about Barack Hussein.


2 posted on 01/26/2012 2:24:39 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: MuttTheHoople

not me, I want Newt to destroy Romney and expose him for the lying liberal trojan horse that he is.


3 posted on 01/26/2012 2:27:14 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

WHEN YOU LIVE BY POOP, YOU DIE BY POOP

4 posted on 01/26/2012 2:27:59 PM PST by ex-snook ("above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich arrives at a Tea Party Rally, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in Mount Dora, Fla.


Callista Gingrich, wife of Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich signs an autograph after Tea Party Rally, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in Mount Dora, Fla.

5 posted on 01/26/2012 2:28:08 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Give ‘em hell, Newt!


6 posted on 01/26/2012 2:29:36 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Berlin_Freeper
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Newt has the same "fire in the belly" that won the day at Midway, Leyte Gulf (1944) ... and Bastogne.

I'll take the side of "any" man when it's Courage versus Swiss bank Account millions ... and the European desire to rule over "domesticated french poodles" ...

Got that, Rush ?



I raise a champagne toast ... today ... to the epic defeat of the GOP E-RINOs, and Mitt Romney ... and Rush Limbaugh ...

just as the Japanese Imperial Navy (IJN) was thrashed "one last time" in the Pacific War ...




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Leyte Gulf (1944)

Adm. William Halsey, Jr. was lured into taking his powerful 3rd Fleet after a decoy fleet.

Thus only three escort carrier groups of the 7th Fleet remained in the area.


A battered Japanese surface force of battleships and cruisers that were thought to have been defeated and in retreat instead turned around unobserved and stumbled upon the northernmost of the three groups, Task Unit 77.4.3 ("Taffy 3").


Taffy 3's few destroyers and slower destroyer escorts possessed neither the firepower nor armor to effectively oppose armored warships, but nevertheless desperately attacked with 5 in (130 mm)/38 cal guns and torpedoes.


Aircraft from slow "jeep" carriers attacked mostly with bombs and depth charges largely ineffective against ships.


Clifton Sprague's task unit lost two escort carriers, two destroyers, a destroyer escort and dozens of aircraft.


Over a thousand Americans died, comparable to the combined losses of men and ships at the better known Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway.



But in exchange for the heavy losses for such a small force, they sank or disabled three Japanese cruisers and caused enough confusion to persuade the Japanese commander, Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita, to regroup and ultimately withdraw, rather than advancing to sink troop and supply ships at Leyte Gulf.


In the combined Battles of Leyte Gulf, 10,000 Japanese sailors and 3,000 Americans died.


Although the battleship Yamato and the remaining force returned to Japan, the battles marked the "Death of the Japanese Navy" as it would be kept in port for most of the rest of the war and cease to be an effective naval force.[2]


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7 posted on 01/26/2012 2:32:48 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin in 2012 !)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Romney does, maybe-—not Newt. I understand how you feel, but the purpose of primaries is to narrow the field to one person, so of course they’re going after each other.

Personally, I’ve been praying for the Lord to confound Romney’s words at tonight’s debate, and show the world what he really is.


8 posted on 01/26/2012 2:36:15 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
AMEN! and take the rino establishment with him. Newt is our only hope..we have to win. "Well, I’m here as a citizen, and I frankly don’t care what the Washington establishment thinks of me because I intend to change them,” Gingrich said, prompting cheers and chants of “Newt! Newt! Newt!” from a crowd that the local sheriff’s department estimated at 1,500." God SAVE the USA! GO NEWT!
9 posted on 01/26/2012 2:37:12 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

That’s actually the best picture I’ve seen of Callista. She looks very pretty there.


10 posted on 01/26/2012 2:38:17 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Frankly, I don’t care anymore. If Romney gets the nomination, am going to enjoy watching the MSM rip him to shreds. The campaign he has ran, smearing each and every one of his conservative challengers out of the race has been disgusting. It has gone like this, Romney smear merchants feed smear to Drudge, Drudge puts up the link, rest of media runs with. Romney may get the nomination with these tactics, but he won’t get my vote. If the President must be a lying socialist, let it be a Democrat.


11 posted on 01/26/2012 2:43:57 PM PST by KansasGirl (GO NEWT! NO ROMNEY!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
One thing for sure, Newts' the only dang Republican these days who just dusts himself off and gets back on the horse if he's thrown.

Newt or neutered.

IMHO, that's what it comes down to.

12 posted on 01/26/2012 2:45:54 PM PST by Rashputin (Obama stark, raving, mad, and even his security people know it.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

One step at a time... He WILL focus on BHO as hard as he is on Romney, just wait and your wish will come true...


13 posted on 01/26/2012 2:50:55 PM PST by Calif4Palin (Vice President Palin sounds so good....)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“......I frankly don’t care what the Washington establishment thinks of me because I intend to change them,” Gingrich said.....”

My prayers are for Newt to knock it out of the park at the debate tonight.

GO NEWT GO......


14 posted on 01/26/2012 2:56:29 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
not me, I want Newt to destroy Romney and expose him for the lying liberal trojan horse that he is.

Ditto! Go Newt!

15 posted on 01/26/2012 3:00:21 PM PST by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking"..J.C. Watts)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
It’s laughable for him to cast himself as an outsider,” said U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who along with fellow Romney supporters Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) and Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) trailed Gingrich across Florida on Thursday. “He could not get elected speaker of the House right now. He is an unreliable leader who was pushed out the door.

No wonder everyone hates congressman and congresswoman, they got nothing better to do than to stalk presidental candidates of their party around, crapping on the candidates stage after the candidate has left.

16 posted on 01/26/2012 3:03:48 PM PST by Biblebelter
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Either Newt up or shut up*

Newt is the Honey Badger

* With respect to Zombiland..

17 posted on 01/26/2012 3:07:44 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Gator113

-—......I frankly don’t care what the Washington establishment thinks of me because I intend to change them,” Gingrich said.....”——

this is why they hate him and why we love him. to hell with the RINOCRACY!


18 posted on 01/26/2012 3:17:25 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Would like to see Newt publicly “field dress” Romney at the debate tonight... we’ll see. I’m hoping.


19 posted on 01/26/2012 3:26:52 PM PST by vortigern
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To: vortigern

What a lovely vision that makes in my mind:)


20 posted on 01/26/2012 4:14:36 PM PST by Hanna548 (s)
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