Skip to comments.Another Newt Gingrich 'comeback' on the horizon
Posted on 02/16/2012 5:42:36 AM PST by Marguerite
This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," February 15, 2012.
GINGRICH: .... we're going to have to pick up all those delegates in late May, just before the California primary, when we hope to pick up more delegates out here.
That still means that on super-Tuesday, we're looking at Georgia, Tennessee, Oklahoma, we're looking at Ohio. It means the week after super- Tuesday, we're looking at Alabama and Mississippi.
Now, we have hopes that we're going to keep picking up delegates everywhere and continue. This race is going on for a long time, I think.
What will it look like by the time we get to the convention, I think we're going to have a lot of delegates. And our job is to focus on what's practical, not to worry about what isn't. We're not going to affect the state of Texas's decision. So we have to go ahead, I think, and focus on what we can do.
And what we can do is work -- I'll be in Georgia Friday and Saturday. We're going to be in Oklahoma on Monday. We're going to be campaigning in Tennessee. We're going to be campaigning in Ohio. These are states that are real, they're immediate, they're now. Then we want to come back and pick up Alabama and Mississippi. We're going to have a pretty good number of delegates, I think, by the middle of March.
I'll be in Michigan campaigning next week. We have every reason to believe we're going to be competing there effectively. And we're going to have a number of surrogates also competing in Michigan.
(video at the link)
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LOL! Calm down Marguerite; those “dangers” exist only in the convoluted mind of Rick Santorum! I just quoted him in his own words; they're certainly not mine! Believe me, I have no desire to be either the Birth Control Police or Chairman of the Society for the Advancement of Human Fertility!!! I am supporting your argument w/an example of Rick's unconstitutional thought processes.
Pls read my reply to TexasFreeper2009 at Post #38 and you will understand my position is supportive of yours and Newts.
Sorry, the words “what dangers?” were addressed at Santorum’s quote, not at you personally :)
Christie at the Beach???
You’re a CHRIS CHRISTIE supporter??
An interesting observation and a reasonable subject for discussion that is certainly related to our current moral decline and societal predicament.
The “current problem” is certainly related to “the pill;” but, it is not birth control itself that is the central problem; it is the breakdown of societal moral values due to a lack of responsibility and accountability on the part of the individual that is the greatest threat to our well being as both individuals and as a society.
My whole point in my prior posts was that we must have both personal responsibility and accountability if we are to maintain our individual rights and freedoms. To paraphrase Franklin; Our Republic and form of government can only continue to exist if we are a moral people.
The problem I have w/Rick Santorum is it appears he believes the state should enforce his vision of morality; while at the same time his voting record indicates he has supported many government funded social programs. Both of those concepts are the opposites of what a Constitutional Conservative should espouse; and, ironically, in many cases those two strategies can also act in opposition to each other.
Such incongruous beliefs are indicative of a lack of a good understanding of both Conservatism and of having a sound core philosophy that is based upon Conservative principles.
That is a major reason I believe Rick Santorum is not our best qualified candidate to represent Conservatives values.
“I mean, I would take him over Romney any day of the week, but that shouldnt be enough.”
Right now, oour options are limited. Santorum is rising and Newt has fallen.
If Newt rises, I’ll switch.
In my book either one is infinitely preferable to Romney and they are the only alternatives we have left.
While BOTH of them, BOTH more conservative than Romney, are in the running, they are splitting the Conservaitve vote, insuring Mittens a victory in the primary. But not necessariluy in the Geneal Election. The Dems are licking their chops at the thought of a Romney candidacy. MEGAMILLIONAIRE with ties to WALL STREET, BAIN CAPITAL exported of American jobs. THAT is what they will try to paint Romney as, forgetting his philosophical issues.
If BOTH Santorum and Gingrich CONTINUE to run, Romney will win, and you can take that to the bank.
“After all the fake Conservatives at CPAC just loved Romulus’ used car salesman’s shtick”
Ron Paul won CPAC’s endorsement back in 2008.
That shows where their respective heads are.
If Gingrich picks up in the polls, I’ll vote for him in the primary.
Come primary time in New Jersey, I’ll vote for the non-ROmney conservative doing BEST in the electoral delegate count to bloack Romney. For what its worth.
Just listening to Limbaugh; apparently he believes I am a RomneyBot for calling attention to the link to the video of Rick's own bizarre words regarding contraceptives.
Rush is an intelligent man; so, I have to wonder what his strategy is??? He has to know that Rick is unelectable; and that the video of Rick's rigid views on contraception IN HIS OWN WORDS is VERY damaging and disturbing evidence which isn't going away!
I do wish Rush had been as supportive of Newt, when the RomneyBots were pounding Newt daily and driving down HIS poll numbers, as Rush has been supportive of Rick of late. I guess the only conclusion I can make is that Rush DOESN'T want Newt to be the nominee. Beyond that I haven't got a clue what Rush's motives may be.
The only thing I know for sure is I WON'T be voting for Romney even if he does win the nomination; and Rush will be rounding up all his listeners and urging them to support Romney if and when Mitt is the nominee!!! ...just like Rush did for McCain, for the “compassionately conservative” Bush Dynasty, for BobDole-Knows-BobDole, etc, etc. ad infinitum.
“Rush will be rounding up all his listeners and urging them to support Romney if and when Mitt is the nominee!!! ...just like Rush did for McCain, for the compassionately conservative Bush Dynasty, for BobDole-Knows-BobDole, etc, etc. ad infinitum.”
I really think that if the GOP has its way, and the elections are lost in November, the conservative base should leave it en masse and create a new political party, the CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN PARTY and name itself the candidates for 2014. The Republican movement must absolutely cleaned of RINOS, and this is the only way. Without electoral base and voters, the gop-e will die of its miserable death.
Dependent upon the election; I will be open to discussion/strategies/action.
You're so right!
What Santorum sorely lacks and what Newt inspires is VISION.
Fly me to the moon's
what he'll inspire forevermore.
It is what Newt dreams of,
what his future wish is for
In other words, private funds
In other words, prize incentives
Fill our hope with wins
and let us play
among the stars
Let us beat the Russians and Chinese
to moon and Mars
America - We Can Do!
America - Newt Loves You!
Video with Greta - Gingrich: “Voters Don’t Want Candidate With Deep Pocket Of Wall Street Money Running Negative Ads”
GINGRICH: People are looking for a positive leader who has a positive solution on jobs, a positive solution on gasoline and energy, and frankly, somebody who’s going to stand up to the Obama administration’s war against Christianity and is going to draw a line in the sand and say, We’re prepared to fight to defend religious freedom in America against a radical secular administration.
So I think you have — you have three or four different things coming together here, where people want positive, issue-orientated leadership. They don’t just want somebody with a deep pocket of Wall Street money running negative ads.
Guys, can you believe that?
In the middle of the presidential campaign , NEWT found the time to talk to Mallory Factor’s class about American History, in the third seminar of the Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America, Citadel Seminar, February 7, 2012.
NEWT-ON is simply ... amazing!
Hats off to him.
A very interesting documentary about Newt Gingrich’s life (including his parents’ testimonies)
The Long March of Newt Gingrich
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