Skip to comments.Santorum suspension could unite GOP at last
Posted on 04/14/2012 4:37:52 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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I took a look at that thread, cripplecreek. You spew more hatred on that thread than anyone else. Get a mirror and use it. It will do you good.
In response to what you coward?
Be a man for once and face reality little boy.
Wow, the dude you ripped on had a very common opinion on Newt Gingrich and his baggage. How did you travel down your little ignorant road to THAT comment?
Yes, saints have always been in short supply.
When you have a few hours sometime, take a close look at the delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Most of them major creditors of the various states and the bankrupt continental congress, many of them (not all) seeking avidly to get the new government, whatever it would turn out to be, to repay their loans!
It would appear that the author has not been reading
LOL! Now that there's funny!
Thank you for illustrating my point so clearly.
The flip side of sanctimony is hate.
Go back and read your own posts. You were rude, vindictive, disparaging and bigotted. And I wasn't even on the thread, so I have nothing to be defensive about.
Another mewling little Eddie Haskell “victim” is all you are.
Thanks. I like “establishment” for the “e” too.
Lots of things wrong with the article. California is not winner-take-all. Only two upcoming states are, Delaware and Utah. California is winner-take-all by district.
The idea that the “best” thing Newt can do is pull out. The best thing for who? If Mitt Romney is inevitable, why does he have to spend any money in the primary or talk about Newt at all? He can just start campaigning against Obama.
If Mitt Romney is NOT inevitable, then the best thing Newt can do is stay in and make sure Mitt Romney isn’t the nominee, since the Massachusetts Mormon is virtually unelectable in November. The only way he could be elected is that Obama’s ratings plummet so much that a ham sandwich, or any other Republican candidate, could beat him.
Newt explained how that interview on Sunday was being mischaracterized to Hannity 2 days later. The GOP-e and their allies at FOX News are desperate to write Newt off and have been ever since last Summer when they mischaracterized his remarks about Paul Ryan’s plan. And they continue to do so such as when he goes on these “lesser” shows on FOX and ALL they do is ask him about Mitt Romney. FUFNC.
Newt has a trophy case full of conservative achievements that Mitt Romney couldn’t even dream about.
Newt took back the House as the public face of the Republican party in 1994 after 40 years out of power.
He fought behind the scenes throughout the ‘80s to keep the Republican party platform conservative, anti-tax and anti-communist.
He stood up to Bush Sr.’s pledge to raise taxes, publically denouncing his plan and drawing the ire of the party elites. The desire to punish him for this courageous act of speaking conservative truth to power remains one of the top reasons the party has tried to sabotage his presidential campaign.
He forced Clinton to pass balanced budgets and welfare reform.
His stewardship over the government’s purse strings coincided with a national economic boom.
He came one vote away from passing a balanced budget amendment that would have prevented the entire fiscal crisis we’re in now.
He sent the partial-birth abortion bans to Clinton which were vetoed, but laid the groundwork for them to be passed under Bush.
Newt along with Reagan are the two great conservative leaders of the last 30 years. They didn’t just talk on TV or the radio, they got concrete results and made things happen, facing up to all of the spiteful and hateful scrutiny that comes from the opposition when you take bold stands like that.
While they were doing that, Romney was denouncing Ronald Reagan’s record, refusing to sign onto Newt’s Contract with America, and losing elections badly.
But the DNC-GOP-e talking point ventriloquists don’t want to talk about all that.
No law against that. Nominees have to have advise and consent of Senate anyway. Recall Reagan promised to run with (liberal) Richard Schweiker as his VP in 1976 and he wasn't even the nominee yet.
Reagan's doing that in 1976 caused me to favor Phil Crane (R-Illinois) over Reagan in the primaries in 1980, and my heart sunk when he selected GHWBush (Mr. "Supply-side economics = Voodoo economics") over Crane - a natural Reagan ally for VP.
Reagan clearly knew more about what he had to do to win than I did back then.
He was no less conservative for having selected GHWBush than if he'd selected Crane. He just might not have won with Crane. On balance, 1981 - 1988 my brand of conservatism advanced, and at the end, GHWBush could only win by running on Reaganism.
GHWBush lost when he strayed back into his patrician nature and into "Read my HIPS" territory. And the reason GHWBush had to deal with (D) house and Senate is because conservatives got fat and lazy in 1986, when we lost the Senate -- and we were all so content to just leave it all up to Reagan to do the heavy lifting.
Like I said the Presidency is not the office of elected "king." President is Q-back, his cabinet is his team. WE conservatives in the trenches are his foot-soldiers.
Romney's rhetoric has been "24-7 Reagan" in this primary. It's up to us not to sit on our collective conservative asses, buy to continue to hold Romney's feet to the fire.
AND though there are going to be some winner take all primaries, the following contests are also on the schedule:
RI (16) proportional
NY (92) proportional
WVA (28) proportional -- elect delegates (who list their presidential pick on ballot)
NC (52) proportional
OR (25) proportional
AK (33) proportional
KY (42) proportional
TX (155) proportional
CA (169) proportional (by district)
NM (20) proportional
SD (25) proportional
“.........The crowd was appreciative of the man who will likely court their votes this fall, but the NRA faithful became far more animated for Gingrich. With his characteristic flourish for sweeping and historical ideas, the former House speaker laid out a guideline for an international gun-rights movement that the NRAs Cox called the Gingrich Doctrine.
The right to bear arms comes from our creator, not our government, Gingrich said. The NRA has been too timid in promoting its agenda beyond American borders. The Bill of Rights was not written only for Americans, he said. It is a universal document.
A Gingrich presidency will submit to the UN a treaty that extends the right to bear arms as a human right to every person on the planet. Every world citizen, he said, deserves the right to defend themselves from those who exploit, imprison, or kill them. For his latest big idea, Gingrich earned a standing ovation from the crowd of roughly 5,000.
We dont need to go across the planet trying to impose American values, but we do need to go across the planet spreading human values, Gingrich said. The Second Amendment is a right for all mankind.
Many establishment Republicans have openly called for Gingrich to give up his quest. His refusal to submit has been described as egomaniacal and destructive. But in St. Louis on Friday, the man who handily won the South Carolina primary but whose campaign is running on financial fumes, seemed as confident as ever.
This is still a more open nomination process than anyone in the elite media believes, Gingrich said.”