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Gingrich woos Mississippi voters by drilling Obama
SacBee ^ | Friday, Mar. 09, 2012 | GEOFF PENDER

Posted on 03/09/2012 8:25:31 PM PST by Red Steel

GULFPORT, Miss -- GULFPORT, Miss. - Newt Gingrich ... was more than an hour late Friday because he detoured his campaign bus to film a Mississippi natural gas rig so he could show it to President Barack Obama.

...

"Now I ask all of you ... Where does the president think natural gas comes from? ... It comes from drilling. So we went out today - they're working on it on the bus right now - and made a film of a drilling rig in Mississippi to introduce the president to how they find natural gas."

...

he quoted the Declaration of Independence and explained the personal sovereignty he said is the "heart of America."

"Unalienable rights means no judge, no bureaucrat and no politician can come between you and God,"

-snip-

He chided Obama over recent "algae" comments.

"He's done this three times now...Anyone here remember what that is?"

Many in the crowd responded: "Algae."

-snip-

Gingrich promised to enforce the Constitution, reform government bureaucracy and balance the budget and help "fire anyone in Congress who doesn't get it."

"That's why the Washington establishment opposes me," Gingrich said. "They know I am prepared to change Washington, not appease it."

-snip-

Gingrich was well received by the Gulfport crowd.

...Trehvis Foster, a minister from Gulfport. "I'm against abortion. I share his stance with Israel,...

Foster said he "gets questioned all the time" about being a black and supporting Gingrich.

"African American is one thing, but I'm an American first,"

...

Hewes said. "I like what he stands for and I like that a lot of people up in Washington don't like him."

Angela...

"Oh, my God, it was phenomenal, and phenomenally constitutional and American," she said. "I love (Santorum), too, but Newt, oh, there's just something about Newt.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: gingrich; newt
I had to excerpt much of the very good article. It is worth the read. :-)
1 posted on 03/09/2012 8:25:33 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

He’s got a great message, not so great a budget. If he could get himself heard over the Mitt sh*tstorms, he’d have better than half a chance.


2 posted on 03/09/2012 8:30:10 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Red Steel

I’d love to see him drill Obama with a right hook.


3 posted on 03/09/2012 8:31:57 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Red Steel

Right on! GO NEWT GO!


4 posted on 03/09/2012 8:32:06 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Now that’s the “two-man race” we should all focus on.


5 posted on 03/09/2012 8:41:30 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Parley Baer
GO NEWT GO!

Amen!

One of the other traits about Speaker Gingrich that I find appealing is his constancy. Unlike Obama or Romney, Newt Gingrich is who he is. He doesn't change his vocal inflection as Hillary Clinton or Obama do when before a black crowd. The ham-fisted Romney talks of grits, NASCAR and y'all when before a Southern group -- all of which come off as transparent pandering.

Newt Gingrich remains authentic and on message no matter the venue. He was a terrific Speaker of the House and will make a great President of these United States.

6 posted on 03/09/2012 8:42:33 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
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Prediction : Mitt's campaign implodes in 6 weeks ...


Newt knows it already ... Santorum isn't experienced enough to see it ...


The GOP E-RINOs know it also ... that Mitt ... their Mormon Celestial-God ... has a limited political half-life ... that MONEY cannot purchase his victory at this point ...



Remember "what's-his-name" ... Texas Gov "Rick Perry" ?

Rick Perry's got an election battle-field suprise ready for Mittens ...

If you recall, Rick Perry was the "only" candidate that questioned Romney's mormonism "not" being Christian ...

That took alot of BXXXXX ...

Texas will be a grudge match for Perry against a Northeast Mass Liberal Mormon that Rick Perry personally despises ...




Already ... in the background, the GOP E-RINOs are prepping Romney's replacement ... maybe Jeb Bush ... maybe Christie ...




You'll see ... you heard it here first ... 9 March 2012 at Free Republic ...



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7 posted on 03/09/2012 8:46:14 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin in 2012 !)
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To: Red Steel
Newt needs money. If he wins Mississippi and Alabama...would love to see him win big in Texas which will make it even more difficult for Mitt to pick up the necessary delegates.

I am craving another debate. Did not care for the Huckabee forum where they rigged it for Mitt.

8 posted on 03/09/2012 8:52:17 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: re_nortex
The ham-fisted Romney talks of grits, NASCAR and y'all when before a Southern group ...

If Romney thinks this will 'impress' Southerners, he is mistaken .... he has NO idea how offensive I find it when "Mr. Cadillac-driving-$2,000-shoes" adopts a fake drawl, talks grits (but does he eat them?) and lets us know his friends 'own' NASCAR teams.

9 posted on 03/09/2012 8:53:29 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: katiedidit1

Alabama GOP will hold a Debate/Discussion between Newt and Rick on Monday March 12. This can be viewed on C-SPAN 1 at 6:30pm EST. Tell all you know that have not decided between the two.


10 posted on 03/09/2012 9:06:05 PM PST by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: Red Steel
Foster said he "gets questioned all the time" about being a black and supporting Gingrich. "African American is one thing, but I'm an American first,"

And despite the "Mississippi Burning" analogies, I have found this to be more true in a lot of the South than in the liberal bastions - Blacks relate as Americans instead of victims.

11 posted on 03/10/2012 3:52:25 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Red Steel
Where does the president think natural gas comes from? ... It comes from drilling.

This just in from the MSM: "The Obama (praise his name) truth squad immediately jumped on Gingrich's false claim by producing video of natural gas coming out of a pipe in the ground. We have investigators looking into this and we CAN verify that it appears Gingrich is lying and that the Obama (praise his name) statement that natural gas does indeed comes from pipes in the ground is true."

12 posted on 03/10/2012 3:59:04 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Red Steel

Newt drilled Obama?

I was under the impression that Obama hadn’t been drilled by any guys since his wild college days.


13 posted on 03/10/2012 5:36:46 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Red Steel; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; Vietnam Vet From New Mexico; wardaddy; KLT; ...

Mississippi ping


14 posted on 03/10/2012 7:39:40 AM PST by WKB (Anything Obama: "What a revoltin' development this is")
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To: katiedidit1

What? You mean Shmuckabee is not for Santomonious?! I’m shocked I tell you!


15 posted on 03/10/2012 7:48:52 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Jack Hammer

>>I was under the impression that Obama hadn’t been drilled by any guys since his wild college days.

Well, there was Donald Young, but Obama had him drilled with a couple .45 bullets.


16 posted on 03/11/2012 3:29:52 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: MissMagnolia
-- "Mr. Cadillac-driving-$2,000-shoes" adopts a fake drawl, talks grits (but does he eat them?) --

What makes it particularly weird is that he's the one who brought it up. It;s not like he was ordering food, or was asked, etc.

Plus, as far as I can tell, liking grits isn't any sort of meaningful measure of a person.

Not that you asked, but this Yankee likes grits. Plain, mostly (well, with butter and pepper), to keep the fried eggs hot. Splash on some Frank's.

17 posted on 03/11/2012 3:36:04 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt
Not that you asked, but this Yankee likes grits. Plain, mostly (well, with butter and pepper), to keep the fried eggs hot. Splash on some Frank's.

Grits with any kind of cheese is good, too. I make a Shrimp and Grits dish .... oh boy, that's heaven. As for Romney, he can "kiss my grits" as we Southerners say when someone makes us mad.

18 posted on 03/11/2012 3:43:49 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia
-- Grits with any kind of cheese is good, too. --

Indeed. I just don;t do cheese with breakfast, usually. Sometime, if I carve a snack, I'll make grits and top them with cheese.

-- I make a Shrimp and Grits dish .... oh boy, that's heaven. --

I can imagine grits and some sort of pork would be good too. Didn;t think of it 'til now, but grits would probably be good as a rice substitute with a stir fry sort of topping - chicken and sweet peppers perhaps.

I don't experiment much with my food, can you tell? ;-)

19 posted on 03/11/2012 3:52:54 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt
I don't experiment much with my food, can you tell?

You're doing ok ..... reading your post is making me hungry!!

20 posted on 03/11/2012 4:13:32 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: trebb

“And despite the “Mississippi Burning” analogies, I have found this to be more true in a lot of the South than in the liberal bastions - Blacks relate as Americans instead of victims.”

Thank you! That has been my experience, as well.

Not so in Oregon. Can’t wait to get home.


21 posted on 03/12/2012 12:19:05 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: WKB

Thanks for the ping!

What is “cheesy grits”? lol


22 posted on 03/12/2012 12:20:16 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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