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Newt Gingrich: President Obama 'needs to move to Europe'
Seattle PI ^ | Updated 05:06 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2012 | JOEL CONNELLY

Posted on 02/24/2012 5:31:57 PM PST by Red Steel

FEDERAL WAY -- Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, seeking his third comeback in the Republican presidential race, told a Friday rally that Barack Obama is "president of the wrong country" and ought to "move to Europe."

Gingrich dispensed red meat rhetoric with a smile. He is again the happy warrior seen in a CNN Republican debate earlier this week, and not the angry candidate who won in South Carolina but then lost big in Florida.

"Our only opponent is Barack Obama," Calista Gingrich said in introducing her husband. As for Newt Gingrich, he mentioned the GOP field only once with a dig at a free-spending, well-heeled rival: "Mitt Romney raises a lot more money from Wall Street than I do, but we have 170,000 donors."

The former House Speaker is holding four rallies in Washington, anticipating the state's Saturday, March 3, precinct caucuses

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The themes of his speech here could be summed up in three words: gas guzzlers and God.

Gingrich is touting a drill-baby-drill energy policy, saying he wants to be known as "President Drilling." He lampooned the fuel-efficient Chevy Volt, and the prospect of generating energy from algae -- calling Obama "President Algae" and "President Food Stamps" -- and claimed that the 44th president is seeking "total power" to shape Americans' consumption habits.

"The President would like to force all of us into small vehicles," Gingrich alleged. "The President would like to force all of to do what he wants. He's president of the wrong country. ... He needs to move to Europe."

It was about as blunt as any Republican candidate has espoused the Barack Obama-is-different line of argument. Gingrich followed up with another hit at the President, saying: "Obama's vision is one of total power in the White House."

(Excerpt) Read more at seattlepi.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: gingrich; newt

1 posted on 02/24/2012 5:32:09 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

That’s great but Newt, buddy. Use that Adelson money to get face-to-face on TV WITH THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. TALK to them. Don’t let the MSM be a filter. Buy time for a SERIES of fireside chats and level with the AMERICAN PEOPLE. TALK WITH THEM DIRECTLY A WHOLE BUNCH between now and super Tuesday. This may be our last shot.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 5:33:55 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: RedMDer; trisham


Prefect©!

3 posted on 02/24/2012 5:34:17 PM 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: Red Steel; kalee; TitansAFC; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; ...

Newt.org

4 posted on 02/24/2012 5:35:44 PM 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: PapaNew

Newt can’t use that money. He has no control over how that money is spent. It’s separate from his campaign.


5 posted on 02/24/2012 5:37:16 PM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: VinL

Ping. I think I beat you by only a few seconds in posting this article. ;^)


6 posted on 02/24/2012 5:40:42 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Looks like— they took mine down- which is ok— except I know I said something very insightful in my post that can never be re-created. -:)


7 posted on 02/24/2012 5:44:44 PM PST by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: Red Steel; onyx; All
Barack Obama Admits: Energy Prices Will Skyrocket Under Cap And Trade

8 posted on 02/24/2012 5:47:58 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Red Steel
"President Obama 'needs to move to Europe.'"

I'd expect that the islands of Elba or Saint Helena
could be able to find a place for him in January.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 5:56:36 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Red Steel

So now the Jacka$$ Newtie is the “Happy Warrior” again? He was sure happy when he kept giving wins to Monica Lewinsky’s ex-boyfriend in the mid-90’s, and was REALLY happy when posing with Nancy “Wicked Witch of the West” Pelosi.


10 posted on 02/24/2012 5:58:21 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: upsdriver
Newt can’t use that money. He has no control over how that money is spent. It’s separate from his campaign.

Why? Who made up those unconstitutional rules. SCOTUS has ruled that contributing money is a form of free speech and restricting it restricts 1st Amendment freedom of speech ESPECIALLY in the political arena, the main reason for the enumerated right to begin with.

Where does it go - the "PAC"? What the heck is that and who's on that thing?

11 posted on 02/24/2012 5:58:31 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: RedMDer

Bump for exposing $7 gas


12 posted on 02/24/2012 5:58:48 PM PST by newfreep (I am a "terrorist". I am Sarah Palin!)
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To: VinL

I saw your post! I was posting a reply and a message came up saying the thread had been yanked!


13 posted on 02/24/2012 5:59:32 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: freemarketsfreeminds

You did??? I’m so upset. I KNOW that was an absolutely brilliant comment- and it’s wiped out for eternity. I’m not like Newt- any brilliance I have comes once every 4 or 5 years- and only when I’m lucky. -:)


14 posted on 02/24/2012 6:06:18 PM PST by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: MuttTheHoople
So now the Jacka$$ Newtie...

I'm Mitt Romney and I approve of this post.

15 posted on 02/24/2012 6:17:53 PM PST by death2tyrants
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To: Red Steel

Newt calls Obama “President Algae”

LOL!


16 posted on 02/24/2012 6:18:42 PM PST by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: PapaNew

Here are some “chats”:

http://www.newt.org/news/newt-2012-announces-first-air-dates-of-30-minute-address-on-american-energy/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUHRjtK-t6o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGQFgsvD6co&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOvxiWs90a8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=JT2Z-C5gQnQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkWFDlNNhh4&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT2Z-C5gQnQ&feature=related

http://ninedaysthatchangedtheworld.com/

More “chats”:

http://newtgingrich360.com/


17 posted on 02/24/2012 6:28:25 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Red Steel

“President Algae”?

Øbama gets NEWT-ered!


18 posted on 02/24/2012 6:30:35 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: PapaNew

I think it was Sen. John McCain and Sen. “All Water Belongs to the Government” Finegold.

Newt has a plan to get it fixed and I believe that Newt thinks that we should be able to own water.


19 posted on 02/24/2012 6:57:01 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: Red Steel
The themes of his speech here could be summed up in three words: gas guzzlers and God

So the Seattle Post-Intelligencer is so entralled they forgot how to count?

20 posted on 02/24/2012 7:00:58 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: freemarketsfreeminds; VinL

PM me the post! I need a laugh.


21 posted on 02/24/2012 7:02:04 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
LOL! We all agree with you, Mr. Speaker. President Algae should move to Europe. Then we should put him on the no-fly list.
22 posted on 02/24/2012 7:07:08 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Red Steel

Dennis Swartout, from Spokane : “Newt is a tough guy. I think there are some tough things that need to be done. … He’s no angel, but that’s not what we need in Washington, D.C.”

Colleen Ancel: “It’s wonderful to be able to see him in person and shake his hand. We’ve been Newt supporters for years and years, since the Contract with America. Anybody that listens to reason – he is just the most articulate speaker”


23 posted on 02/24/2012 7:08:17 PM 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: Red Steel
I loved the rally. Callista even spoke. She is Newt's secret weapon. She is terrific. I asked her if Newt has been talking to Sarah. She gave me a big "yes!"

Newt has been talking to the experts about our energy situation. He says that $2.50/gallon gas is do-able. He asks everyone to send his campaign the cost of $2.50/gallon gas. If enough did so, he could beat Romney's "Wall Street contributors."

If each of us want to do something, go to www.Newt.org and donate just $2.50 (of course, a little more would be good too).

The question he raised is are we going to have this:

or this?

Any questions?

24 posted on 02/24/2012 7:15:13 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Vendome; freemarketsfreeminds; Red Steel

Sorry Vendome- it’s gone. And the guy to blame is Red Steel.

You see, Red Steel is a great and loyal Newt supporter- and as soon as he sees a topical article, he rushes to post it.

Me, on the other hand, I take Newt’s genius and try to edit long articles to maximum effect- So, for instance, unless you actually read this entire article, you will likely not know that Newt referred to our current pres-—as “President Algae”.

But, see, old quick fingers Red Steel posts a mundane piece (obviously with good intentions), and beats me by seconds— but in having done so, my more creative enterprise is now somewhere in cyber-garbage.

Now, certainly, there’s nothing personal here- Red Steel and I are currently brothers-in-arms; but in the future, probably better for Newt if Red sends me a PM prior to posting-—

I mean lackluster postings just cost Newt votes- and we need all we can get. (LOL-)


25 posted on 02/24/2012 7:30:49 PM PST by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: nhwingut

I wouldn’t have been that nice. I think President Pond Scum has a nice ring to it.


26 posted on 02/24/2012 7:32:51 PM PST by conservativejoy
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To: Red Steel

He could head back to his birthplace in Hawaii, Asia.


27 posted on 02/24/2012 7:42:04 PM PST by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: Red Steel

Here’s what I think Obama’s plans are:

If he loses this election, he will follow in Jimmy Carter’s footsteps as an ambassador of good will, but he will be focusing on Islamic nations. He’ll attach himself to some Habitat for Islamic Humanity type of charity group.

If he wins this next election, he’ll probably do the same but he will act more like Bill Clinton than Jimmah Carter.


28 posted on 02/24/2012 9:55:27 PM PST by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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To: clearcarbon
Obama touts economic record
29 posted on 02/24/2012 10:14:14 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Red Steel
Barack Obama is "president of the wrong country" and ought to "move to Europe."

He's not wasting any ground calling Obama out. Great to see him back on message.

30 posted on 02/25/2012 1:25:00 AM PST by caww
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To: Kevmo

NO...the Globalists want him to serve in an International position. Gearing up for that as they manipulate the nations for world governance.


31 posted on 02/25/2012 1:27:01 AM PST by caww
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To: Kevmo

The Globalists want him to serve in an International Governance position. Gearing up for that as they manipulate the nations for world governance...and it won’t be as an Ambassador either....which is why he’ not going to stand against any nations and or appease most during his time in office. His asperations are not in this country, never were....he’ll be out of here in no time flat after he leaves office....

That’s also why Michelle was doing her thing in various countries awhile back....all this country is to them is a stepping stone to the International Arena...after they’ve not only destroyed what they can..but getting out of dodge.


32 posted on 02/25/2012 1:32:19 AM PST by caww
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To: MuttTheHoople

Wow! You really have your pants in a knot!

Newt’s accomplishments were for Conservativism and nobody has done as much for that as Newt has as Speaker...and even much when he wasn’t. He’s done our country well. Get real Newt’s record stands on it’s own.


33 posted on 02/25/2012 1:37:14 AM PST by caww
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To: Kevmo; caww

I agree that Obama is really shooting for an international position that he feels would be in keeping with his magnificence. I suspect he feels that mere President of the US is not enough power, not enough honor for him.

I don’t think there’s any likelihood that he is going to lose this election if either Romney or Santorum is the candidate and I don’t believe he’s worried about it. But at the same time, he may be looking for that special international position.

I used to think he wanted to be UN Secretary General. A person from a state that is a member of the Security Council can’t be elected to that position, but I’m sure he could find a way around that. However, now I’m thinking that perhaps they’re brewing some new, possibly “environmental” entity that will have even more power, and that’s what he’ll be aiming for.


34 posted on 02/25/2012 2:49:37 AM PST by livius
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To: livius

Buckwheat needs to move to HELL. Even Europe wouldn’t want him.


35 posted on 02/25/2012 6:24:19 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: livius; caww

What would you do if you were him?

No fair saying that you’d commit suicide.

Really try to put yourself in his shoes. I know this is difficult. He’s extremely liberal, very egotistical, pretty smart, good speaker, incredibly arrogant about ‘knowing’ what is good for everyone, petty, Anti-American, pontificating, and willing to pay big bucks for a forged birth certificate.

Here’s what I would do in his situation. I would do the mooslim habitat for humanity thing. I would pick a small, liberal, socialist, english-speaking country to move to and aim for the presidency of that country. The only country I can come up with is New Zealand. Anyways, the aim is to create a globalist position in the United Nations that has even more authority than secretary general and move in on that, after being done with the do-nothing presidency of his second country.


36 posted on 02/25/2012 9:16:17 AM PST by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Red Steel.
37 posted on 02/25/2012 6:54:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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