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Video of Newt Bashing Reagan Bogus
Stop the ACLU ^ | 26 Jan 2012 | John Stephenson

Posted on 01/26/2012 12:23:56 PM PST by Jay777

Thanks to Dan Riehl for this.

There’s a short excerpt of a 1988 C-SPAN video purportedly showing Newt Gingrich bashing Reagan when talking about how Bush, Sr. should run. As I suspected, it’s edited to give a false impression. What you don’t see is immediately after when Gingrich praises Reaganism and the Reagan platform. If you can’t watch it all, it begins at about 2:30 in to confirm it’s the same segment. It’s the minute or two afterward you also need to hear to understand that Newt wasn’t bashing Reagan at all.

See Video here...go viral.

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1 posted on 01/26/2012 12:24:00 PM PST by Jay777
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To: Jay777

BTTT

Rush played that on his radio show today.


2 posted on 01/26/2012 12:25:04 PM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: Jay777

Are you suggesting there is deception going on? I’m shocked!


3 posted on 01/26/2012 12:31:39 PM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: Jay777

A caller tried to explain that to Rush today, but Rush was having nothing to do with it.


4 posted on 01/26/2012 12:35:42 PM PST by pallis
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To: Jay777

“builds on Reaganism but beyond Reaganism”


5 posted on 01/26/2012 12:37:03 PM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Matchett-PI

I heard a little bit of what Rush said, he seemed to present it as factual.

To put it mildly—what you hear on Limbaugh’s show these days is not certain to be accurate.


6 posted on 01/26/2012 12:37:23 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: Matchett-PI

The part debunking it or the part where he supposedly bashes Reagan?


7 posted on 01/26/2012 12:37:23 PM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: JaguarXKE

Drudge will surely run a retraction...


8 posted on 01/26/2012 12:39:06 PM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: pallis

I listened to a few minutes of Rush today. He started with “The attacks on the Republican candidates are horrible.” He continued with “Newt is horrible.” I thought he was going to turn the “Newt is horrible” into a commentary about the attacks in general, but I was wrong. His point was “Newt is horrible”. The dissonance was palpable. I thought it was a parody, but the punch line never came.


9 posted on 01/26/2012 12:42:21 PM PST by Tao Yin
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To: icwhatudo
Drudge will surely run a retraction...

Good one!

10 posted on 01/26/2012 12:42:32 PM PST by houeto
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To: reasonisfaith

So Limbaugh presented the chopped version as fake but accurate? Or simply accurate?


11 posted on 01/26/2012 12:42:57 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Can we get this viral?


12 posted on 01/26/2012 12:48:02 PM PST by Jay777 (My personal blog: www.stoptheaclu.com)
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To: DJ MacWoW

No, he said he was made aware of Riehl’s post on this and that he was having Cookie evaluate it.


13 posted on 01/26/2012 12:50:42 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Jay777

I won’t agree to be led by these lying swine. Obama’s at least winning points on honesty.


14 posted on 01/26/2012 12:51:51 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: Jay777

Posters will do what they can. It’s also possible that Jim can tack it up on FR as he has done with other stuff. You might try asking him in FReepmail.


15 posted on 01/26/2012 12:53:32 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Thanks for the info.


16 posted on 01/26/2012 12:54:43 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Matchett-PI

Yea but it did not stop those RINO’s shrilling for their establishment boy this morning on here and all over talk radio and Drudge and yes YOU FOX.

We have to get the message out and we cannot let these establishment types win and force out the base. This RINO has now said he will not overturn obamacare WTH.

This is a white obama and I’ve just had one pster say to me she won’t vote for Newt because it seems weird why all the talking heads are against him

Another poster said that those friends or family down in FL will vote for Rick even though he will drop out soon.

ARRRGGHHHHHH

I swear I only thought the left had sheep and trusted this MSM.


17 posted on 01/26/2012 1:00:29 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: reasonisfaith

yes but it will not stop those groupies who listen to talk radio on some of these talk shows to still treat the host like a messiah and then believe what they say as fact.


18 posted on 01/26/2012 1:02:29 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Jay777

WOW!

your RIGHT!


19 posted on 01/26/2012 1:03:23 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Rush is lazy. He should know better, instead of running with this. He has a memory too assume, like I do. TEll mr. Rush that his buddy in TExas is disappointed. He will know who it is. I supported him with money and time in the early years, back when he did his homework. How embarrassing.


20 posted on 01/26/2012 1:03:31 PM PST by david1313 (Newt all the way)
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To: DJ MacWoW

is there a way do you know that Jim could send out freepmail to all on here in one go and let them know that the MSM, FOX, Drudge and most of talk radio have been lying, attacking and editing for the establishment?

It was disgusting on here earlier when posters were just repeating the lies and attacks from FOX and Drudge

I’d have thought freepers were not as naive.


21 posted on 01/26/2012 1:05:32 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: pallis
A caller tried to explain that to Rush today, but Rush was having nothing to do with it.

Rush is really pissing me off. He tries to convince me he is not bias to any of the Republican candidates but he is.

22 posted on 01/26/2012 1:05:53 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Jay777
Newt states in this piece that he wants to build upon Reaganism and beyond.

My take on this is that Newt is saying H. W. Bush should run on new ideas and not just say "everything's fine, so let's just re-elect me on that." In other words, don't sit on your ass now that we've got this ball rolling.

I hope that Newt has a good answer to this tonight b/c he'll be asked/attacked on it.

23 posted on 01/26/2012 1:06:25 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: Jay777

Newt has a lot of Establishment bull to shoot at tonight during the debate.


24 posted on 01/26/2012 1:06:50 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Jay777

Newt makes it very clear in the video he wanted to build on Reaganism, but go beyond Reaganism!

The lies Mitt is willing to tell with the help of Drudge and others knows no bounds.


25 posted on 01/26/2012 1:07:31 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Jay777

The GOP Elitists that pushed the “Newt Bashed Reagan” meme, have just signed the death warrant for the GOP.


26 posted on 01/26/2012 1:09:37 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Red Steel

Newt needs a “I paid for this microphone” moment tonight.


27 posted on 01/26/2012 1:10:42 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

the attacks against Newt from the establishment has now made me never to vote for Romney ever , I’ve had it.

What is just as worse is that some republicans , even on here are actually thinking that the lies and attacks are true.

Talk radio, Coulter, Rove, Hume, Hannity, FOX especially have all been lying and just because they are running attacks against Newt constantly does not mean that republicans should just accept it


28 posted on 01/26/2012 1:11:18 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: manc

Probably not. However he does tack important things at the top of FR and posters still ignore them. lol


29 posted on 01/26/2012 1:11:37 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Logical me
Limbaugh sold out long ago.

But if you want some Snapple or overpriced3 tea, he's your go-to shamwow.

30 posted on 01/26/2012 1:14:01 PM PST by tomkat (+1 for the white-haired smart guy)
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To: kalee; TitansAFC; onyx; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; Gator113; ...

Ping!


31 posted on 01/26/2012 1:15:54 PM PST by TitansAFC (Next time, GOP Establishment, back someone who isn't totally despised by the grassroots!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

LOL First time I laughed today.

It seems many still cannot grasp a simple thing as this is a conservative website, don’t come on here pushing your liberal abortion, elitist, homosexual agenda, keep obamacare, more gun laws establishment Romney.


32 posted on 01/26/2012 1:16:31 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Logical me; pallis

Rush actually said today what this article is saying, that the video was edited selectively.


33 posted on 01/26/2012 1:16:38 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: manc
-- I swear I only thought the left had sheep and trusted this MSM. --

Nope. Just as many sheep on the right as on the left. That's how the government managed to get so bloated in the first place, and now the sheep think bloated government is the proper and natural order of things.

34 posted on 01/26/2012 1:17:22 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: ari-freedom
“builds on Reaganism but beyond Reaganism”

I am at the 43:00 mark. That quote was at around 9:18 in. Newt is NOT bashing Reagan at all. I am astounded that Rush took Cookie's? opinion that it wasn't taken out of context.

Newt was mainly talking about the general character of people naturally wanting "new and improved." He was not at all attacking Reagan in any way.

I am halfway into this video and I have yet to see where Newt has attacked Reagan at all. It is sickening that Drudge is pushing this distortion.

35 posted on 01/26/2012 1:19:27 PM PST by sand88 (Hey Rove et al, I will, with great pleasure, NOT cast a vote for the Statist Mitt.)
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To: Cboldt

you raise a very good point

Newt did welfare reform, and wants people to not depend on Govt.
establishment and Romney want their power, money and corruption but they also want people to depend on Govt to give them that power.

The establishment knows that Newt will go after welfare like last time and he will call out the left like last time and heaven forbid the GOP pick a fight and rock the boat with the left.

This is all about keeping the status quo and they know they have to stop us form having our boy win s they are going all out behind the scenes to take out Newt.


36 posted on 01/26/2012 1:20:25 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Logical me
Rush is really pissing me off. He tries to convince me he is not bias to any of the Republican candidates but he is.

Rush is friends with the 'Establishment', and he likes partying with them as much as anybody. I really wish when Rush starts with his excuse making of why the 'rich' help promote and fund liberalism he would name names about who these 'rich' are. I do not care how much $$$$ old Warren has because he is on the path to be commiserating with the 'rich' man feeling the heat as he sees Lazarus in the bosom of Abraham, when he returns to the Maker. NOT one plug nickle these 'rich' liberals have accumulated is going home with them.

37 posted on 01/26/2012 1:22:38 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Just mythoughts

right there

The establishment has not been invited tot he white house cocktail parties for some time now and so they are all pushing the RINO thinking that the country is like the north east/beltway.

They got to these fancy elitist cross dressing homosexual parties, meet other establishment elitists and they all defend each other.

I’m fed up with most of talk radio, Drudge, Coulter, Hannity, Rove, Perino, Bush’s, Hume, etc, they are all clinging onto their power and we all get screwed but sadly we still have folks out there which go with what ever they are told and will never wake up because their master on the radio, on TV told them that.


38 posted on 01/26/2012 1:27:27 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: manic4organic

Rush said Newt lied about the “presenting friends to ABC” comment made at last week’s debate. Anything on that?


39 posted on 01/26/2012 1:29:27 PM PST by petercooper (2012 - Purge more RINO's.)
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To: All

I really wish people would quit tossing the “establishment” term around.

That was the same term liberal hippies used in the 1960s as they started this country on the march toward socialism.

Instead of making this about cabals and a super secret “establishment” utilize reason to demonstrate why the politics and ideology of the “establishment” is wrong. Let conservatism speak for itself. There is no need to mask it in a pseudo-conspiratorial rhetoric.

Everytime I hear the word “establishment” I think of either a wild eyed hippie or a wild eyed tin-foil hatter. I think the general public probably feels the same way.


40 posted on 01/26/2012 1:33:19 PM PST by willamedwardwallace
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To: willamedwardwallace

>> “I really wish people would quit tossing the “establishment” term around.

That was the same term liberal hippies used in the 1960s as they started this country on the march toward socialism.” <<

.
Who do you think the establishment is?

The Global Socialists.

Time to wake up Mr. Van Winkle.


41 posted on 01/26/2012 1:37:09 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: willamedwardwallace

well you might have noticed but the word establishment has been used for years on here and even though you have not been on that long here I’m sure you have noticed that right?

As for the establishment, well Romney and co are the establishment it is the elitist establishment and they are out to keep their power, money and corruption and looking forward to being invited to their cocktail parties . The likes of Hannity ,Coulter, Rove, Hume , Perino etc can’;t wait to get back in there.

You see us silly little conservatives are not supposed to run and vote against the establishment guy we are supposed to shut up and vote as they say how but they see their time coming to an end and that is why they will send their trolls on here, get their talking heads on TV and promise some of talk radio invitations etc once they get power.


42 posted on 01/26/2012 1:37:52 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Jay777

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/drudge-versus-history/


43 posted on 01/26/2012 1:38:26 PM PST by pookie18 (...plan B: Cain/Gingrich '12! What?! OK, plan C: Newt or either Rick...)
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To: Jay777

Drudge is not very popular today on Twitter

https://twitter.com/#!/search/%40drudge


44 posted on 01/26/2012 1:39:01 PM PST by tsowellfan (https://twitter.com/cafenetamerica)
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To: editor-surveyor

LOL, Just said the same but in different words

Oh the establishment, Perino, Rove hate that word being out there but they can’;t fool all of us anymore., many of us see their elitist views and how they crap on us and they see that some of us have had enough.


45 posted on 01/26/2012 1:39:37 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Jay777
IT'S WORKING, PEOPLE!!!

The lies are being exposed, and the liars are feeling the heat!

GREAT WORK FREEPERS!

46 posted on 01/26/2012 1:40:39 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: tsowellfan

Cant’; get on twitter , is there any chance you could past some comments please.

GREAT NEWS FREEPERS, FIGHT THE ESTABLISHMENT ROMNEY , CALL FOX, DRUDGE, TALK RADIO OUT FOR THEIR BIAS


47 posted on 01/26/2012 1:42:38 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: tsowellfan

sorry meant to say paste some comments please.


48 posted on 01/26/2012 1:46:53 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: manc
You are severely delusional. Hannity has had Newt on his show practically everyday and he openly hates cocktail parties. Karl Rove lives in Texas where the cocktail parties are Republican. Neither Ann Coulter or Brit Hume have EVER been party animals in NYC or Washington and your entire post is childish.

The Republicans supporting Romney, do so because they believe he can beat Obama, not because of some "establishment conspiracy".

You have no idea what you're talking about.

49 posted on 01/26/2012 1:47:22 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: manc

There’s way too many to copy but here’s a few from the top... (each space = new tweet from different tweeterer)

Yes, it appears @DRUDGE is RT @ericjodom: Is Matt Drudge waging a personal political war against Newt Gingrich?

Boycott @Drudge & Drudgereport.com unless you are a diehard Romney supporter! Why? Look at his page, non-stop Newt attacks! #TCOT

Can’t even stand to look at @Drudge_Report any more. Wouldn’t mind if it was equal among candidates. War on Newt is ridiculous @DRUDGE #tcot

@Drudge has abandoned his website, now en route to the Indian Tranny Competition

Moderate Mitt says: Man, have you guys seen Drudge Report lately? Thanks for overlooking my liberalism, @Drudge!

@Drudge attacks @NewtGingrich. @Politico celebrates it. That’s all you need to know.

So @Drudge...when are you gonna post the video of Nancy Reagan stating Reagan passed the torch to Newt?

Palin To FL Voters: Vote 4 The Candidate The Media Attacks! Thanks @Drudge @FoxNews @cnn @miamiherald VOTE NEWT!

Boy oh boy Matt Drudge if @DRUDGE report must be rooting for Romney.. I mean EVERY & ANY attack on #NewtGingrich is on his sight #TCOT

Recommending all conservatives unfollow @Drudge @drudge_report @drudgebuzz - see my last tweet for reason why

Is Rush Limbaugh finally turning on his buddy @Drudge?

I LOST ALL RESPECT FOR DRUDGE TODAY! @drudge


50 posted on 01/26/2012 1:54:41 PM PST by tsowellfan (https://twitter.com/cafenetamerica)
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