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Another Newt Gingrich 'comeback' on the horizon?
Fox News ^ | 2/15/2012 | Greta Van Sustern

Posted on 02/16/2012 3:23:16 PM PST by katiedidit1

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To: conservative98

Newt is always great to read and listen to. HE KNOWS what to do. It’s not just rhetoric.


51 posted on 02/16/2012 7:02:34 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: katiedidit1

The GA GOP response to the canceled debate:

http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-minneapolis/newt-vs-the-three-wimps


52 posted on 02/16/2012 7:05:29 PM PST by georgiagirl_pam (Step One: SECURE YOUR DOOR! (it will give you time to get your gun!) mysafedoor.com)
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To: georgiagirl_pam; katiedidit1

WHOOPS! Wrong link:

http://www.gagop.org/gagop-chairman-everhart-statement-on-the-2012-super-tuesday-republican-presidential-debate/

My mistake is actually a great article about it.


53 posted on 02/16/2012 7:06:43 PM PST by georgiagirl_pam (Step One: SECURE YOUR DOOR! (it will give you time to get your gun!) mysafedoor.com)
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To: Mariner

Nope, that changed in 2008 to the way I described. There may be a portion that go to the statewide winner, but most are by district:

http://race42012.com/2007/02/18/2008-california-republican-primary-will-no-longer-be-winner-take-all/

Here is a list summarizing what each state does:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/republican_delegate_count.html


54 posted on 02/16/2012 7:11:12 PM PST by JediJones (Just say NO to the MittRick system! Disenfranchise the establishment!)
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To: JediJones
Wow, that is really news to me. Thank you.

How the heck will any of the 4 get to 1,144?

If they all stay in, with proportional allocation being dominant, they could all walk in the door with 400+.

There'll be fistfights in hallways!

What grand spectacle that would be.

55 posted on 02/16/2012 7:17:57 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: JediJones
Mitt won several districts in California's primary in 2008. I don't see Santorum having big play here.

If Newt gets on the stick, he should be able to take those districts from Romney and then some. Newt is, after all, the condidate most intimately connected with the Reagan legacy.

56 posted on 02/16/2012 7:22:23 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: JediJones

Oh No!! I could not watch Grayson. He is intolerable. Better stick to idiots we can just laugh at. He is insane.


57 posted on 02/16/2012 7:35:29 PM PST by I_be_tc
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To: georgiagirl_pam
Cool logo... Another thing, if Newt debates a liberal, he could have Frank Luntz put together a balanced panel of swing voters to ask the questions.
58 posted on 02/16/2012 7:39:45 PM PST by JediJones (Just say NO to the MittRick system! Disenfranchise the establishment!)
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To: JediJones; Mariner

As I understand it, CA will award pledged delegates by districts. They have 53 districts with 3 delegates for each district. (And 10 at-large for the state.) (Plus 3 unpledged delegates who are party leaders.)

So the delegates are only “winner-take-all” by district. Hypothetically, if Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, and Paul each won at least 10 districts, then they’d be awarded at least 30 delegates each.

CA does not award all 169 of its pledged delegates to one winner, unless that candidate won all 53 districts. At least that’s my understanding.


59 posted on 02/16/2012 7:55:17 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: JediJones; Mariner

As I understand it, CA will award pledged delegates by districts. They have 53 districts with 3 delegates for each district. (And 10 at-large for the state.) (Plus 3 unpledged delegates who are party leaders.)

So the delegates are only “winner-take-all” by district. Hypothetically, if Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, and Paul each won at least 10 districts, then they’d be awarded at least 30 delegates each.

CA does not award all 169 of its pledged delegates to one winner, unless that candidate won all 53 districts. At least that’s my understanding.


60 posted on 02/16/2012 7:55:39 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Sacajaweau

“like to see a Newt/Perry ticket.”

Yes, that would be an excellent team.


61 posted on 02/16/2012 8:16:02 PM PST by garjog
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To: order66.exe

Oh, I like that, order66:

.... he’s the only candidate who’s at least reasonably conservative on all 3 “legs of the stool.”

Mitt is liberal on social issues.
Santorum is liberal on economic issues.
Paul is liberal on foreign policy/defense.

Newt’s imperfect, but at least he’s one of us.


62 posted on 02/16/2012 8:19:50 PM PST by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: cookcounty
I certainly hope that Newt makes a comeback, he is the only true conservative on both economic and social issues.
63 posted on 02/16/2012 8:29:12 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: katiedidit1

Mitt and Rick go to “play it safe” mode, dodge debates with Doctor Newt.


64 posted on 02/16/2012 8:35:40 PM PST by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: JediJones
The RCP site is bogus on delegate counts,

for example, while Colorado and Minnesota have had their "beauty contest" caucuses, They still have NOT elected their delegates to Tampa. Both states go through a complicated multi-tier delegate selection process and a candidate who draws a bunch of neophytes (read "Santorum"), will usually have a harder time getting delegates to the top tier.

In Colorado,the party makes you pay (at the caucus, no credit cards) to be a candidate for delegate to the next level, lots of Rick's people didn't know this and left their checkbooks home. He'll still get a lot and COUL get a plurality, but I doubt it......he certainly will not sweep.

65 posted on 02/16/2012 8:47:30 PM PST by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: varina davis
"watching the world situation right now, I would surely hope they will once again make Newt the front runner."

Yes, and you know if we are going to be facing more touchy military situations in the next few years, maybe Newt should pick Allan West for VP?

Newt at a LA speech yesterday said that we need a national dialogue about radical Islam. Allan West understand radical Islam and can communicate our problems with it cogently. It would be the perfect job for his Vice Presidency -- to educate the electorate.

West has combat and military leadership experience. He would add military gravitas as well as the coolness factor of putting a black guy on the ticket.

And West is form Florida, which we need to win.


66 posted on 02/16/2012 9:13:52 PM PST by garjog
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To: Lancey Howard

you said - “Washington insider” who knows where all the bodies are buried.

— For some reason the first thought that came to my mind was of Vince Foster.


67 posted on 02/16/2012 10:55:54 PM PST by zorro8987
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To: duffee; katiedidit1
7 posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 5:44:19 PM by duffee: “Fairly recently the DNC put out an ad that’s on You Tube titled “Newt Gingrich the Original Tea Partier” their attack ad shows how far out of touch they are, it did show that Newt has supported Conservative and Tea Party principles for years before the modern day Tea Party. To Conservatives the ad comes off as very pro Gingrich.”

Link, please?

The highest honor that can be paid to a propagandist is to have his opponent see the ad as an accurate depiction of what he actually believes.

Bottom line: If we really believe the other guy is awful, let's try to craft our arguments and ads in ways the other guy will have to agree privately are accurate, even if he can't or won't admit that in public.

68 posted on 02/17/2012 3:52:25 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina

“Newt the Original Tea Partier”

posted on the DNC website

http://youtu.be/XrxkLI0aG_k


69 posted on 02/17/2012 7:44:27 AM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: All

Anyone get Freepmail from “Donald Duk” trashing Newt?


70 posted on 02/17/2012 12:35:56 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: skaterboy

We have a conservative now leading Romney nationally and in the state of his birth, it’s a wonder people are still fixated on Gingrich, winner of only 1 state so far.


71 posted on 02/17/2012 10:23:01 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto

Even better. Newt vs. Bill. Bill would love the limelight and the attention would vault Newt to the head of the pack. It would be ballsy on his part, to say the least.


72 posted on 02/19/2012 4:14:46 PM PST by Newt 2012 (Voted for Clinton in 92 (my first election) and the Republican Revolution in 1994!)
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