Skip to comments.Gingrich woos Mississippi voters by drilling Obama
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,"
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."
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."
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."
"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 ...
“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.
Thanks for the ping!
What is “cheesy grits”? lol
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