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Aren't High Gas Prices What Democrats Want?
Realclearpolitics ^ | February 22, 2012 | David Harsanyi

Posted on 02/22/2012 2:12:21 AM PST by Marguerite

Gas prices are spiking. That's great news, right? We have to wean ourselves off the stuff. At least that's what we've been hearing for years. Oil is dirty. We import it from nations that hate our guts (like Canada!).

And moreover, we're running out. Oil is "finite." Finite much in the way water is finite. So why aren't Democrats making the case that the spike in prices is a good thing? Isn't this basically our energy policy these days?

If Democrats had their way, after all, we would be enjoying the economic results of cap-and-trade policy these days -- a program designed to increase the cost of energy by creating false demand in a fabricated market.

As the theory goes, if you inflate the price of fossil fuels, the barbarians might finally start putting thought into how peat moss might be able to power a toaster.

In 2008, Steven Chu, Obama's (and, sadly, our own) future secretary of energy (sic) lamented, "Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe." ($9 the gallon)

Obama, when asked whether he thought $4-a-gallon gas prices were good for the American economy, said, "I think that I would have preferred a gradual adjustment."

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$2 to $2.5 per Gallon Gasoline, Energy Independence and Jobs – An Address by Newt Gingrich

http://youtu.be/vOImnCrKPZ8

1 posted on 02/22/2012 2:12:31 AM PST by Marguerite
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To: onyx; TitansAFC; b9; Gator113; Marcella; katiedidit1; annieokie; true believer forever; ...

Excerpt from the header: “Part of “figuring it out” surely had something to do with the recent decision by Obama to nix the Canadian Keystone XL pipeline project that would have pumped 700,000 barrels of oil per day into the United States. More oil just means more excessive, immoral, ugly energy use.

Well, get used to it. You can’t take three steps without stepping over some potential 10-billion barrel reserve of dead organisms.

According to the Institute for Energy Research, there is enough natural gas in the U.S. to meet electricity demand for 575 years at current fuel demand, enough to fuel homes heated by natural gas for 857 years and more gas in the U.S. than there is in Russia, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and some place called Turkmenistan combined.

Oil? The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s top oil producer. There are tens of billions of easily accessible barrels of offshore oil here at home — and much more oil around the world.”

http://www.newt.org/solutions/american-energy-plan

Newt’s American Energy Plan:

Remove bureaucratic and legal obstacles to responsible oil and natural gas development in the United States, offshore and on land.

End the ban on oil shale development in the American West, where we have three times the amount of oil as Saudi Arabia.

Give coastal states federal royalty revenue sharing to give them an incentive to allow offshore development.

Reduce frivolous lawsuits that hold up energy production by enacting loser pays laws to force the losers in an environmental lawsuit to pay all legal costs for the other side.

Finance cleaner energy research and projects with new oil and gas royalties.

Replace the Environmental Protection Agency, which has become a job-killing regulatory engine of higher energy prices, with an Environmental Solutions Agency that would use incentives and work cooperatively with local government and industry to achieve better environmental outcomes while considering the impact of federal environmental policies on job creation and the cost of energy.


2 posted on 02/22/2012 2:16:56 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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$2 to $2.5 per Gallon Gasoline, Energy Independence and Jobs

An Address by Newt Gingrich!

3 posted on 02/22/2012 2:27:20 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Marguerite

Pixie dust is the only energy source that makes sense. Unlike hydrocarbons, it creates no CO2. Unlike Solar power, it doesn’t displace wildlife. Unlike Biofuel, it doesn’t decrease the world’s food supply. Unlike wind power, it down’t kill birds. Unlike nuclear power, it doesn’t frighten Jane Fonda. Pixie dust is the only answer, I say!


4 posted on 02/22/2012 2:34:30 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The right thing is not always the popular thing)
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To: Marguerite

The Marxist’s admin.wants higher oil and gas prices so that they can continue to push their worthless “green” energy tax-payer funded projects.

It’s all part of their plan to redistribute wealth and bankrupt our country.

I am convinced that only President Gingrich can save and restore our Republic. His rivals on our side, can only preside and maybe forestall, its ultimate decline.

Newt Gingrich is the candidate with solid and radical solutions. I pray he wins the nomination and goes onto win the White House.


5 posted on 02/22/2012 2:39:22 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Marguerite

Democrats only like high gas prices when they’re high because of taxes.


6 posted on 02/22/2012 2:44:42 AM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Ahhh, the same pixie dust smoked and snorted by the average Obama voter.


7 posted on 02/22/2012 2:48:11 AM PST by liberty or death
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To: Marguerite
"Twelve thousand people a year will not die if we have $4/gal gas...." (From Glenn Beck)
8 posted on 02/22/2012 3:02:50 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Marguerite

A GOP representative was interviewed on Fox yesterday and is proposing eliminating the federal taxing power on gasoline. When that tax originated, to build interstate highways, etc., it was intended to end within a few years. Its purpose was fulfilled decades ago. Now the money is used for grass, highway beautification, and such — not its intended purpose. This rep is proposing turning over gas taxation to states alone and that should bring down the price.

The God-forsaken (and I mean that literally) dems in the House will never let that happen, but it’s sure a great idea.


9 posted on 02/22/2012 3:11:28 AM PST by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

“The God-forsaken (and I mean that literally) dems in the House will never let that happen, but it’s sure a great idea.”

That’s why the largest number of liberals must be driven out of Congress and the White House.


10 posted on 02/22/2012 3:09:09 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


11 posted on 02/22/2012 3:15:17 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


12 posted on 02/22/2012 3:16:10 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


13 posted on 02/22/2012 3:23:47 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


14 posted on 02/22/2012 3:24:41 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Marguerite
How about $6.00 Gas!?!
15 posted on 02/22/2012 3:24:41 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


16 posted on 02/22/2012 3:24:45 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: Marguerite

The dems want to act like this is the only complaint against Obama too. They think we have forgotten the past three years of economic depression because he finally managed to fuzzy up the economic statistics enough to claim that things are turning around thanks to his stewardship no less. what a joke. FUBO. you are national disaster. Your administration has made Jimmy Carter look good and made plenty of people realize that George Bush wasn’t so bad after all in hindsight. Unemployment is still rampant. Foreclosures are on the rise again now that your stalling tactics are over. You have created more debt in three years than the first 41 presidents combined and we have nothing to show for it except sky high inflation at the gas pump and the supermarket. Then there’s the record increase in the use of food stamps and record number of people that have fallen into poverty under your administration. I repeat, you are a disaster obama and sky high gas prices are just one aspect of the disaster that is you.


17 posted on 02/22/2012 3:25:51 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

“The God-forsaken (and I mean that literally) dems in the House will never let that happen, but it’s sure a great idea.”

That’s why the largest number of liberals must be driven out of Congress and the White House.


18 posted on 02/22/2012 3:26:23 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: All
How about $6.00 Gas!?!
19 posted on 02/22/2012 3:26:36 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: All
How about $6.00 Gas!?!
20 posted on 02/22/2012 3:31:44 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: MayflowerMadam

The tax was originally supposed to be for 15 years, but like everything else in government once enacted it never goes away. The Federal gas tax is 18.4 cents. Even if it is repealed the states will just jack it up. We are in a lose lose situation.


21 posted on 02/22/2012 3:32:06 AM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

The tax was originally supposed to be for 15 years, but like everything else in government once enacted it never goes away. The Federal gas tax is 18.4 cents. Even if it is repealed the states will just jack it up. We are in a lose lose situation.


22 posted on 02/22/2012 3:33:52 AM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

The tax was originally supposed to be for 15 years, but like everything else in government once enacted it never goes away. The Federal gas tax is 18.4 cents. Even if it is repealed the states will just jack it up. We are in a lose lose situation.


23 posted on 02/22/2012 3:34:29 AM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: MayflowerMadam

The tax was originally supposed to be for 15 years, but like everything else in government once enacted it never goes away. The Federal gas tax is 18.4 cents. Even if it is repealed the states will just jack it up. We are in a lose lose situation.


24 posted on 02/22/2012 3:34:56 AM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: All
How about $6.00 Gas!?!
25 posted on 02/22/2012 3:37:39 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: MayflowerMadam

They just wanted them after November 2012.


26 posted on 02/22/2012 3:38:14 AM PST by scooby321
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To: Marguerite

I would remind us that petroleum is found at levels way deeper than any plants or dinosaurs could have existed. In fact, it’s found in places that have never seen the light of day since the beginning. Also, the fields are under pressure, moving upward when possible. I have questions concerning this.


27 posted on 02/22/2012 4:05:46 AM PST by martian622 (The Revolution is being televised.)
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In 2006 the Democrats and the media screamed bloody murder over the high price of gas. When Barack Obama was inaugurated, the average gas price was $1.87 a gallon. Now that the price has more than doubled, what are the Democrats and the administration saying now?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKdScVerrBU

2/18/2012. Dave Wooten Radio Show. Obama says high Gas and Energy prices are good for Americans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnB-sl2902M


28 posted on 02/22/2012 4:25:54 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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29 posted on 02/22/2012 4:31:37 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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“In 2006 the Democrats and the media screamed bloody murder over the high price of gas. When Barack Obama was inaugurated, the average gas price was $1.87 a gallon. Now that the price has more than doubled, what are the Democrats and the administration saying now?”

Obama: Under My Plan The Price of Electricity Will Skyrocket (2008)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlTxGHn4sH4

The final word to ... Charlie Rose

‘I Am Sick And Tired’ - Hillary Clinton

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=NJxmpTMGhU0

“Contrary to popular belief, America has more energy than any nation on earth. All that’s keeping us from becoming energy independent is a lack of political will to do so.” – Newt Gingrich

http://youtu.be/zK4on1fc9i0


30 posted on 02/22/2012 4:34:22 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite
Don't worry....Obama's FY2013 Budget (second term) has the EPA targeting all fossil fuels for a rectal examination.

US FY 2013 Budget: EPA focuses on vehicle emissions, hydraulic fracturing, harmful chemicals, green infrastructure, and Chesapeake bay restoration

31 posted on 02/22/2012 4:39:05 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: All
How 'bout $6.00 Gas!?!
32 posted on 02/22/2012 4:41:32 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Marguerite

It’s that G.W.Bush making his oil buddies rich! Right?


33 posted on 02/22/2012 5:10:41 AM PST by reaganator
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To: reaganator

Alternatively and what I think, the oil guys have had all they can take of the Boy in the White House and are collaborating to raise gas prices that will kill him.

He can bitch and moan all he wants but can’t get the price down. He is being screwed to the wall.


34 posted on 02/22/2012 5:18:06 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: onyx
The Marxist’s admin.wants higher oil and gas prices so that they can continue to push their worthless “green” energy tax-payer funded projects.

That is the real motivation here. hussein and his cohorts in crime have this crony capitalism thing down pat. I would literally bet every single thing I own that hussein and crew have buddies in the "green energy" business that they are trying to help out. So by enacting policies that push oil and gas prices higher, these "green" alternatives become more attractive, attract investors, etc. and the cronies get rich, and under the table hussein and crew get rich. It is power politics played with our wallets. FUBO.

Once the next administration is in office, I hope to see hussein and his cohorts in crime in prison before the end of 2013. That is my hope and prayer...

35 posted on 02/22/2012 5:23:54 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Marguerite

What are the chances the ineffectual campaign commercial writers for the GOP will run ads showing various high gas prices and then immediately follow those images with Chu saying he wanted us to be paying, at minimum, the same as Europe or the messiah saying “under my plan energy prices will necessaraly skyrocket”?

I seriously doubt it. They had the perfect anti-Hussein weapon with the phony/fake Rev. Wright and his G-D America rants and refused to run it 24/7 as they should have.

We are at war with an enemy using Saul Alinsky tactics (AKA no rules, anything goes) and the GOP tries to play nice. What a bunch of wimps.

They are so afraid of being called racist because they oppose this criminal Marxist in the WH. Well I say if the big BO is the best the Black Community has to offer then they DO have a serious problem and if telling the truth is racist then I’ll proudly be a truth telling racist.


36 posted on 02/22/2012 5:28:39 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Wurlitzer

“necessaraly” ??? What the heck is that and what were my fingers thinking?

How about “necessarily”?


37 posted on 02/22/2012 5:31:20 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Wurlitzer

Nov 15, 2011

Newt Gingrich Exposes Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine that is threatening to uproot our freedom

http://youtu.be/oGSvVwarp_s


38 posted on 02/22/2012 5:36:34 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: onyx; TitansAFC; b9; Gator113; Marcella; katiedidit1; annieokie; true believer forever; ...

“Newt Gingrich Exposes Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine that is threatening to uproot our freedom”

Gingrich criticized Obama’s foreign policy , back in Juin 2009:

“Look at the record of the last few weeks. President Obama indicates he’d like to deal with North Korea — they set off a nuclear weapon. He indicates we would like to deal with North Korea — they fire a missile. He indicates we would like to deal with North Korea — they suspend the 1953 armistice and say there’s no longer armistice in the Korea war. We indicate we’d like to talk to North Korea and a North Korean patrol boat penetrates South Korean waters, causing an incident. Now at some point, in that list, the North Koreans are sending us signals, but they’re not signals of respect and cooperation.”

“Similarly, several hours before the President spoke in Cairo, the Ayatollah actually said, the key leader of the dictatorship in Iran, gave a speech in which he said “beautiful speaks will not change the fact that we hate America. We hate America because of American policies. We’re going to continue to hate America.” And, as Andy McCarthy pointed out, it’s a little strange that the Iranians do everything they can to tell us that they’re determined to get nuclear weapons, they’re determine to finance terrorism, they’re determined to undermine the United States and destroy Israel, and we don’t seem to get any of those messages.”

“I think this is where the administration at some point this year is going to collide had-on with reality. In the case, as I said earlier, of Jimmy Carter, he just ignored it. I mean, he had 444 days of a hostage crisis. He had the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. He had the Nicaraguan communists invading El Salvador and taking over Grenada. He just ignored all that stuff and it all just got worse. The President, I’m afraid, is going to find, sometime in the next 4 or 5 months, that nothing he says has any impact on the Iranian dictatorship. Nothing he says has any impact on the North Korean dictatorship.”

http://youtu.be/E8Z5MOa5YmA


39 posted on 02/22/2012 5:46:10 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite; All
Remember this one from 2006 ?

Nancy Pelosi’s commonsense plan for skyrocketing gas prices

40 posted on 02/22/2012 5:47:11 AM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

That’s what Pelosi said in 2006:

“With skyrocketing gas prices, it is clear that the American people can no longer afford the Republican Rubber Stamp Congress and its failure to stand up to Republican big oil and gas company cronies. Americans this week are paying $2.91 a gallon on average for regular gasoline – 33 cents higher than last month, and double the price than when President Bush first came to office.”

That’s what Pelosi SHOULD say in 2012:

“With skyrocketing gas prices, it is clear that the American people can no longer afford the Democratic Rubber Stamp Congress and its failure to stand up to Democrats’ big oil and gas company cronies. Americans this week are paying $4 a gallon on average for regular gasoline and more than double the price than when President Obama first came to office (when the gallon cost $1.87).”


41 posted on 02/22/2012 5:54:04 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: martian622

Like, perhaps it was created here “in the beginning” along with all the rest of the universe, FOR OUR USE?


42 posted on 02/22/2012 5:56:56 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Marguerite

It’s funny, to me, when people on our side point out the left’s hypocrisy in all these issues - every one of them, in fact,

without recognizing that, to the left, these issues are just means to an end.

Their only “morality” is the “Will to Power”.
Their unstated goal is heaven on earth, through humanist dominionism. And such a worthy goal justifies ANY means necessary.

Hypocrisy, schmipocrisy.


43 posted on 02/22/2012 5:59:29 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Marguerite

Good video from Newt but the inner circle of the GOP is not supporting him and I just have this feeling the GOP is doing their best to “Bob Dole” us again.

I have no faith the GOP will run an ad that even comes close to this one you linked to.

Below is why I do not feel the GOP will wage a campaign designed to counter Saul Alinsky propaganda from our Marxist leader. Sorry for the thread drift.

GWB proved to me that Progressives had made a significant inroad into the GOP. GWB was a very nice man and certainly did not have the hatred from America like the big BO and his comrades in the Kremlin err Washington.

However, GWB certainly spent, or at least did not try to restrain out of control deficit spending under the guise of a very insulting term “Compassionate Conservative”. That term implies Conservatives in general are not compassionate when in fact there is nothing compassionate with keeping people dependent on the teats of a socialist government.


44 posted on 02/22/2012 6:29:49 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Wurlitzer; Jim Robinson; onyx; TitansAFC; b9; Gator113; Marcella; katiedidit1; annieokie; ...

“Good video from Newt but ...”

NO ONE in America today articulate the danger the country if facing and the absolute necessity to stop the liberal freedom-killer machine of the radical left, than NEWT GINGRICH.

For the life of me, I just cannot understand WHY the Republican voters are not united at 100% behind him. He is the ONLY man who can accomplish the daunting task of getting rid of the socialist-marxist menace which looms over the American nation and to rebuild a free and prosperous America: “The Time to Act is NOW”

I’m reposting the link , for the Freepers, who have missed Newt’s message:

http://youtu.be/oGSvVwarp_s


45 posted on 02/22/2012 7:02:46 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite

Looking at that link, watching Newt speak decisively, clearly, with authority and strength, it seems clear that if Newt’s trenchant truth can win this race, he can beat anything, ANYTHING, the Presidency would throw at him.

Newt’s a LEADER. The others are actors.


46 posted on 02/22/2012 7:08:54 AM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: Marguerite
That’s what Pelosi SHOULD say in 2012:

“With skyrocketing gas prices, it is clear that the American people can no longer afford the Democratic Rubber Stamp Congress and its failure to stand up to Democrats’ big oil and gas company cronies. Americans this week are paying $4 a gallon on average for regular gasoline and more than double the price than when President Obama first came to office (when the gallon cost $1.87).

Isn't her silence deafening?

47 posted on 02/22/2012 7:41:01 AM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Marguerite

Like you, I would be much more comfortable with Newt in the Oval Office than the current Marxist traitor in the WH or any of the other people running for the GOP nod.

However, Newt has a habit of giving the opposition lots of red meat to pack into 15 second sound bite attack ads.

Certainly nobody on either side has a better understanding of the intent of the Founders and WHY THEY WERE 100% RIGHT than Newt but, again, he has a lot of baggage that Obama’s comrades in the MSM will exploit.


48 posted on 02/22/2012 9:21:44 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Marguerite

What the Democrats want is a single Nationalized oil and gas company.


49 posted on 02/22/2012 9:23:16 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Marguerite

BTTT!


50 posted on 02/22/2012 9:51:20 AM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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