Skip to comments.Gingrich In North Texas, Insists Republican Primary Not Over Yet
Posted on 04/17/2012 1:57:06 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
RICHARDSON (CBSDFW) Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says hes not leaving the Presidential race anytime soon. Im the tortoise in this race, Gingrich says. Ill just keep coming forward and Im still here.
Before 75 supporters in a packed Richardson restaurant along Central Expressway Monday afternoon, Gingrich sounded upbeat.
He told the town hall meeting, I certainly felt a lot more encouraged by donors than discouraged by the elite media.
But hes facing an uphill climb.
Jack Fink: Mitt Romney is on his way to the nomination, mathematically you cant win, so whats your rationale for staying in the race?
Newt Gingrich: Its interesting, in Colorado this weekend, the delegates chosen were 13 for Romney and 23 not for Romney, and I dont think any of the national news media picked it up yet. The inevitability train didnt seem to get across the Rockies. Im campaigning here, Im campaigning in North Carolina, in Delaware, in Pennsylvania, tomorrow, Ill be in New York for two days this week. I think we still have the right to have the last conservative standing, and make the case for conservatism...........................
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This is almost pathetic at this point.
I’m not settling for Romney, his progressive income tax appeasement doesn’t work for me. Go Newt!
Move toward an optional flat tax of 15% that would allow Americans the freedom to choose to file their taxes on a postcard, saving hundreds of billions in unnecessary costs each year.
Energy independence unshackles us here at home and abroad.
And his Day One Plan includes getting that 61 Majority(including McCain) in the Senate, and day 1 starts Jan 3, 2013, plus, he’s asking and posting the good ideas suggested;
1. The Drill Here Drill Now Pay Less Executive Order.
1. Eliminate the thirty-nine White House Czar positions created during the current administration.
2. Mexico City Policy of Respect for Life.
3. Restore conscience clause protections for Healthcare Workers.
4. Respect Each Sovereign Nations Choice of its Capital.
5. End the Attorney Generals Assault on the States.
6. The Keystone Pipeline
Newt will not win one more state, but keep sending him money if you want. I hear Calista needs some diamond earrings to go with her tiffany necklace.
And I wouldn’t settle for the Supreme Court being the only option to remove the (non)Affordable Health Care Act;
This comprehensive approachcost, quality, competition, and coveragecan solve the problem of the uninsured with no individual mandate and no employer mandate. Everyone would be able to obtain essential health care and coverage when needed. For those who are too poor to buy health insurance, states will have more flexibility to provide them with the assistance they need to buy it. For those who nevertheless choose not to purchase coverage and then become too sick to do so, high risk pools will provide access to coverage. Once you have health insurance, you are assured you can keep it. By contrast, even Obamacare for all its trillions in taxes, spending, new entitlements, and new bureaucracy still does not achieve universal coverage.
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
There there are the Contested delegates: . delegates have to be "uncontested" in order to count. The frontrunner's rivals argue some of the states that awarded Romney all of their delegates violated Republican National Committee rules when they moved their contests ahead of April 1 and therefore should distribute delegates proportionally. This dispute, if it continues, would not be ruled on until the August convention in Tampa.
"All the media counts right now give him all of Florida, which is against the rules, all of Arizona, which is against the rules, and all of Idaho," Gingrich said Monday. "Those are all three proportional states and they should only be counting his share. So he has to win 1,144 uncontested delegates."
As the American People better understand their choices, Newt may win every state.
Yeah, I wonder why no one ever thought of that. Newt can win the primary, by losing almost every state. Brilliant strategy.
I would rather have Newt than Mitt, who I will absolutely not vote for, but all Newt is doing at this point is fund raising.
Santorum has been out over a week and the facts that Ron Paul hasn't been even whispered in quiet company, and more importantly, Newt is being given an eerie treatment of, "Gee, it's a shame all you guys are out now that Rick has dropped .. ", convinces me, and should convince anyone even remotely aware there is a presidential election this year, that Newt Gingrich is the only truly qualified man for the job.
If Newt picks Sarah and has Ricks support, we will save America.
Yeah, right. Newt’s been explaining those choices to them for a long time now, and he’s won two states, his home state and a suburb. He has Zero chance.
I’m not sure you’re paying attention, squid.
A Mitt butt boy speaks.
He doesn’t have to win. He just has to hold on past the first delegate vote at conference.
Maybe you’re right, maybe I missed the news story that reported the massive Newt Surge that will carry him to victory in every single remaining state. And then there’s that news story about all of the delegates being so persuaded by Newt’s phone calls that they switch their votes at the convention.
Newt has one 2, count ‘em 2 states. and we’re in the home stretch. Newt’s done and he knows it, but don’t let that stop you in believing in a Newt nomination. Maybe the keynote speaker will be the Easter Bunny, or the Tooth fairy.
Newt at least is a choice. Mittens is a Caucasian Obama mini-me...
FYI:The Mitt butt boys are trashing Newt early today.
I confess I pass over a lot of what some people have to say because of how they begin a sentence or thought pattern, thus ... I don't understand your utter distain for a man that certainly communicates a lot better than Romney.
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