Skip to comments.Elliot Abrams Caught Misleading on Newt (Lying about Newt for Romney)
Posted on 01/27/2012 10:17:19 AM PST by KansasGirl
As Ronald Reagan used to say: Well. Yesterday we took note of former Reagan State Department official Elliott Abrams' piece over at NRO that went after Newt Gingrich on his relationship with Reagan. While voting regularly with Reagan as a young congressman from Georgia, Gingrich, claimed Abrams, "often spewed insulting rhetoric at Reagan, his top aides and his policies to defeat Communism." Abrams then goes on to cite " a famous floor statement Gingrich made on March 21, 1986." Or sort of cites it. In fact, I'm sorry to say, what appears to be going on here is that Elliott Abrams, a considerably admirable public servant and a very smart guy, has been swept up in the GOP Establishment's Romney frothings over the rise of Newt Gingrich in the Republican primaries. He is even being accused of trolling for a job in a Romney administration. No way!!!! Really????
So now I've read the Gingrich speech that is the source of all the hoopla. All seven, fine print pages worth of it exactly as it appeared in its original form. I can only say that what Elliott Abrams wrote in NRO about Newt Gingrich based on this long ago speech is not worthy of Elliott Abrams. Specifically, Abrams implies that Newt Gingrich was spewing mindless vitriol about Reagan on the House floor. Not only not so, it was quite to the contrary. Of President Reagan, Gingrich says:
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
So who else beside Bilderberg is involved? Soros? ????
Why would a conservative who should know by now the manipulative tactics of the media believe that a video clip cut off practically in mid-sentence was not being used to mislead? See the full video here:
Not buying that theory. Most of our labor has gone to China or India I think, and our military isn’t going to be able to do anything to protect companies in places like China if those countries decide to seize them. The military build-up around the world is much more a residual effect of the Cold War. It just wouldn’t be human nature to withdraw from all that territory unilaterally, except for the kind of liberal who would give up the Panama Canal. We have international free trade because producers will always be looking to lower costs and find new markets. Free trade means Americans have to study and work harder to compete and I don’t see anything wrong with that.
I think this is an ideological war within the party between the Rockefeller moderates and the Goldwater conservatives, plain and simple. It is the tax-hikers like Bush, Sr. and Dole and the social liberals who want no criticism against abortion or gays who are driving the anti-Newt campaign. Romney is one of them and Newt is not. I think this wing has become more and more socially liberal over the years, and gay marriage could become a huge dividing line in the party.
I'm not into conspiracies, though I certainly perceive one behind the emergence and promotion of BHO2, who is an anti-globalist (communist). Globalism is real, and for more information a good read is the book “The Pentagon's New Map” (2004), by Thomas Barnett, a former DOD policy wonk.
What I see happening in this nation is a core group of people with little in the way of Judeo/Christian morality or allegiance to the United States, using our government to enrich themselves. Among them are those who unfortunately see the United States and its Constitution thwarting the institution of a global government via the United Nations.
I believe this last statement to be true, BUT establishing a global government is an enormous undertaking and by its nature would be totalitarian and oppressive in operation and it isn't going to happen anytime soon.
The specter of a worldwide economic collapse is certain, and therein lies the danger. Our economy will follow suit, as it is closely interconnected with Europe's and the resulting chaos of a collapse will provide an opening for dictatorship and tyranny. We must be on our guard, because a dictatorship and tyranny is not inevitable in America, where the concept of God-given rights exists.
I strongly suggest you look over Thomas Barnett’s book, “The Pentagon’s New Map” (2004), written when Barnett was working as a policy wonk for GW Bush’s Department of Defense.
He goes into detail about the need for a military defense of aligned nations to promote globalism as the Cold War ceased to be a factor world wide. Barnett was working on a new goal for the Navy when 9/11 occurred, and that tragedy changed the military’s global projection of power post 2000.
Now you are in Ron Paul territory.
Try getting down on your knees and praying quietly to Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior and ask Him to see to it that Newt wins the election.
That sounds farmilar.....GG
Maybe he sneaked in.
I find it sad that these elderly men who’ve had long, respectable careers (Abrams, Dole, Delay, etc) are putting their reputations at risk by joining in this Romney-led disingenuous assault on Newt. Whatever are they thinking?
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