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  • Newt Gingrich to Appear at Tea Party Forum in Winter Park Saturday

    01/28/2012 6:44:55 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 166 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | January 28, 2012 | Kenric Ward'
    Newt Gingrich will attend a presidential candidate forum Saturday in Winter Park, site of a tea party rally. The rally, one of three events by Tea Party Express today, will be held in front of Aloma Church at 1:30 p.m. The church is at 1815 State Road 436. It is also the location for the First Awake! Presidential Candidate Forum and Q&A. So far, Gingrich is the only candidate who has committed to attend. Amy Kremer, head of Tea Party Express, said her group's bus tour, which started in Jacksonville Saturday morning, will make its third and final stop of...
  • President Newt Gingrich : Reagan Endorsement, Great Campaign Speeches, "America's Space Renaissance"

    01/28/2012 5:39:10 AM PST · by Patton@Bastogne · 1 replies
    Patton@Bastogne, Christian Tea Party Conservative and Aerospace Mechanical Engineer ^ | 2012-01-28 | Patton@Bastogne, Fre Republic Member since 1998
    . Florida Republicans and Tea Party Conservatives … Defeat “Barack Hussein Obama”, and Mitt Romney and his GOP E-RINO Gang of "Usual Suspects" (incluing Tampa's WFLA Todd Schnitt) and reclaim America for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson ... Neil Armstrong, and the Heroic Challenger and Columbia Men and Women ! Newt Supporters: Send this Free Republic link to Your Family, Friends across Florida and America ... Let American Voters hear Newt's message directly ! Contact "CEAI@Engineering-Excellence.US" for an e-mail version of this Free Republic post that you can personally forward to your Family and Friends ... Nancy Reagan (1995) : Ronnie...
  • March for Life 2012 draws 500,000 - Video

    01/27/2012 9:24:22 PM PST · by LuxetSacra · 20 replies · 1+ views
    LifeNews ^ | http://www.lifenews.com/2012/01/26/march-for-life-500k-people-virtual-pro-abortion-march-87k/ | Steven Ertelt
    WASHINGTON, DC - The March for Life on Monday, January 23 saw half a million people take to the streets of the nation’s capital to share their pro-life convictions and join together for the common cause of stopping abortion. According to LifeNews, an estimated 500 thousand people attended the 2012 March for Life once again breaking the record for the largest human rights demonstration of its kind. This year the majority of marchers were under the age of 25. They were touring the Capitol, enjoying the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, pushing strollers around the monuments, singing, and holding...
  • Elliot Abrams Caught Misleading on Newt (Lying about Newt for Romney)

    01/27/2012 8:41:06 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 31 replies
    American Spectator ^ | Jan 27, 2012 | By JEFFREY LORD
    Yesterday we took note of former Reagan State Department official Elliott Abrams' piece over at NRO that went after Newt Gingrich on his relationship with Reagan. While voting regularly with Reagan as a young congressman from Georgia, Gingrich, claimed Abrams, "often spewed insulting rhetoric at Reagan, his top aides and his policies to defeat Communism." Abrams then goes on to cite " a famous floor statement Gingrich made on March 21, 1986." Or sort of cites it. In fact, I'm sorry to say, what appears to be going on here is that Elliott Abrams, a considerably admirable public servant and...
  • 2012 Primary Election/Caucus Schedule - Nationwide

    01/27/2012 7:16:40 PM PST · by GVnana · 15 replies
    2012 Primary Schedule The 2012 GOP primary/caucus schedule is nearly set in stone. The calendar dates below are believed to be accurate unless last minute changes occur to the schedule. Always check with your local board of elections to verify election dates, times and locations ahead of time. Note that "Super Tuesday" in 2012 falls on March 6th, however, it is a little less "super" than it has been in years past. Full Primary/Caucus Calendar January 3, 2012Iowa (caucus) – Results January 10, 2012New Hampshire (primary) – Results January 21, 2012South Carolina (primary) – Results January 31, 2012Florida (primary) February...
  • Tea Party Express Florida: Rallying for Victory Tour

    01/27/2012 6:10:39 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Tea Party Express ^ | Jan 27, 2012
    "Rallying for Victory" Tour to Bring Tea Party Issues to the Fore Jacksonville, FL – Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest tea party political action committee, is excited to announce the launch of its “Rallying for Victory” bus tour through Florida. The tour will start this Saturday, January 28th and will make six stops up and down the Sunshine State. Amy Kremer, Chairman of the Tea Party Express, said, “The Tea Party Express is here rallying for victory against the policies of Barack Obama and the Harry Reid-led Senate. The current Administration has showed zero leadership and interest in listening...
  • Sarah Palin: Cannibals in GOP Establishment Employ Tactics of the Left

    01/27/2012 3:18:48 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 499 replies · 2+ views
    Sarah Palin's Facebook Page ^ | January 27, 2012 | Sarah Palin
    We have witnessed something very disturbing this week. The Republican establishment which fought Ronald Reagan in the 1970s and which continues to fight the grassroots Tea Party movement today has adopted the tactics of the left in using the media and the politics of personal destruction to attack an opponent. We will look back on this week and realize that something changed. I have given numerous interviews wherein I espoused the benefits of thorough vetting during aggressive contested primary elections, but this week’s tactics aren’t what I meant. Those who claim allegiance to Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment should stop and...
  • An Open Letter To All Floridians:

    01/27/2012 1:51:51 PM PST · by veritas2002 · 22 replies
    Veritas2002 | 01-27-12 | Vanity
    Dear patriots and freedom loving people in the sovereign State of Florida: Your primary election for President of the United States can be the crushing blow to the forces of the GOP establishment who, with their comrades in the liberal press, are insisting that you vote for THEIR CHOICE of the Republican nominee - Romney from the People's Republic of Massachusetts. YOU MUST NOT LET THEM DO THIS TO YOU. Last night, Romney showed his true colors. He said that RomneyCare (the compulsory health care he instituted in Massachusetts) was NOTHING TO GET ANGRY ABOUT. When, Mr Romney, we are...
  • Sarah Palin -- Is Florida the Tea Party's "Waterloo" ??? Endorse Newt Gingrich TODAY !

    01/27/2012 1:43:19 PM PST · by Patton@Bastogne · 38 replies
    Patton@Bastogne ^ | 2012-01-27 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Sarah Palin, Genuine Conservatives and Tea Partiers are doing everything we can to stop Mitt Romney's acension ... But ... Sarah ... "We Need Your Help" ! Please don't wait for a (possible) Romney Florida win ... to decide to OFFICIALLY endorse Newt Gingrich ... TODAY ... Just as the The Duke of Wellington was saved at Waterloo from Napoleon's probable victory when the Prussians came to Wellington's battlefield rescue ... at 5:00 PM in the afternoon ... when Wellington was on the BRINK of DEFEAT ... It's YOUR TURN to play the role of Layfayette and come to...
  • Sarah Palin's Newt Gingrich Embrace

    01/27/2012 1:24:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies · 1+ views
    US News and World Report ^ | January 27, 2012 | Scott Galupo, former Boehner staffer
    The circling of wagons against former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been quite a spectacle. Establishment dinosaurs like former Sen. Bob Dole, the Reaganite grande dame Peggy Noonan, the moderate agoniste David Frum, the reclusive Web guerrilla Matt Drudge, even the flame-throwing Ann Coulter—rarely do you see such a diverse array of establishment and movement conservatives in such united opposition to someone who's at least nominally conservative. Myself, I'd rather see former Gov. Mitt Romney crushed under those wagon wheels. And so, apparently, does former Gov. Sarah Palin. In an interview with Fox News Business Network, Palin opined: "Look at...
  • Romney Advisor: No Obamacare Repeal

    01/27/2012 1:29:19 PM PST · by TBP · 39 replies
    Redstate.com ^ | Wednesday, January 25th at 9:10AM EST | Erick Erickson
    As Ben Domenech notes in his Transom, Mitt Romney’s advisors have now advised him to support “a $2 gas tax, a VAT, and open Taliban talks.” Add to that list not repealing Obamacare. Norm Coleman, an advisor to Romney, went on record saying We’re not going to do repeal. You’re not going to repeal Obamacare… It’s not a total repeal… You will not repeal the act in its entirety, but you will see major changes, particularly if there is a Republican president… You can’t whole-cloth throw it out.
  • NEED HELP FREEPING NBC: (title: 'FEAR FACTOR' Donkey Semen Makes NBC Execs Hot)

    01/27/2012 12:38:16 PM PST · by RightFighter · 31 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/26/2012 | TMZ Staff
    "Fear Factor" producers' plans to serve fresh glasses of donkey semen to contestants on the next episode had NBC execs so concerned ... they gave serious thought to killing the stunt, TMZ has learned. Sources involved in the production tell us the stomach-churning stunt was shot last summer -- but NBC honchos were having a tough time swallowing this one as the air date approached. We're told the challenge involved teams of twins drinking the full glass of donkey semen -- with a glass of urine thrown in for good measure. Contestants had to drain both glasses in order to...
  • Greta is riding on Newt bus today [LIVE THREAD]

    01/27/2012 7:51:46 AM PST · by hoosiermama · 109 replies
    FOX news
    Announced last night and again this morning. Greta will be riding on Newt's bus tonight. Watch her program tonight for the coverage. (Sarah must have called her ;~)
  • Limbaugh defends Newt: Coordinated Avalanche Against Newt Doesn't Match My Memory of Reagan Years

    01/26/2012 11:15:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 26, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: How long's it gonna be, folks, before we start seeing billboards all over, Florida, other upcoming primary states with Rick Perry on 'em saying, "Miss me yet?" How long's that gonna be? You remember when they had the George Bush billboards, "Miss me yet?" a couple months into the regime? Anyway, great to have you here, folks, already Thursday, fastest week in the media. Goes even faster when one of the days you spend 12 hours, ten hours, whatever it was, in an airplane, like I did? Great to have you here, as always, it really is...
  • Mike Reagan, Rush Limbaugh Blast Romney

    01/26/2012 2:54:10 PM PST · by Raebie · 89 replies · 1+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 1/26/2012 | Jim Meyers
    Ronald Reagan’s eldest son Mike Reagan has issued a statement lambasting Mitt Romney and his supporters for claims that Romney’s Republican presidential rival Newt Gingrich was a strong critic of President Reagan. Reagan says such claims are false. Even Rush Limbaugh, shocked by the Romney claims, chimed on his Thursday radio broadcast to say "This is obviously a coordinated attack to take Newt out here in Florida." Rush slammed the Romney-backed smear campaign against Newt. “That kind of stuff is why people hate Romney so much," Limbaugh said. Limbaugh added that Newt has always been a conservative from his early...
  • TEA Party Endorses Newt Gingrich in Florida Primary

    01/26/2012 2:51:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | January 26, 2012 | Kenric Ward
    The TEA Party of Florida endorsed Newt Gingrich in the Florida presidential primary, saying the former House speaker has "articulated direct and serious steps designed to reduce spending, cut our deficits, pay down our national debt, and return liberty to our citizens in doing so." Reconstituted from the party whose candidates garnered 310,000 votes in 20 races in 2010, TEA is pursuing a broader outreach strategy this year. Chairman John Long said that in addition to fielding its own slate of candidates, the party plans to endorse like-minded candidates from the major parties in other selected races. "People ask us,...
  • Drudge Versus History, Let It Be Known

    01/26/2012 2:05:25 PM PST · by JerseyHighlander · 83 replies
    http://legalinsurrection.com ^ | Thursday, January 26, 2012 | William A. Jacobson
    Drudge versus history Posted by William A. Jacobson    Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 9:31am Politico’s homepage top headline is The right drops a bomb on Newt featuring photos of Ann Coulter, Tom DeLay, Elliot Abrams and Matt Drudge.Just like in December, the rise of Newt has caused panic in Republican circles.In December the charge was led by National Review, and now it’s being led by Matt Drudge, as reflected in this image from Marooned in Marin:  For several days Drudge has been running almost around-the-clock negative banners against Newt, hyping negatives and burying news which contradicts the Romney campaign narrative that Newt was anti-Reagan.Against...
  • Newt Gingrich announces support from Florida Tea Party folks

    01/26/2012 1:45:37 PM PST · by red flanker · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Crowley Political Report ^ | Janurary 26, 2012 | Crowley Political Report
    Lake County, FL – Newt 2012 FL announced the formal support of more than 30 Florida based Tea Party leaders who have pledged their support to Newt Gingrich for President of the United States. The coalition of Florida Tea Party Leaders will help elect Newt and defeat Massachusetts Moderate Mitt Romney and then President Barack Obama. “I’ve considered all the candidates, and Speaker Gingrich has the right combination of vision and experience to lead this country out of the economic misery created by government overreach that has been occurring for generations,” said Peter Lee, Founder and Director of the East...
  • Era of Voting for RINOs is Declared Over

    01/26/2012 11:19:20 AM PST · by veritas2002 · 199 replies
    Veritas2002 | 01-26-12 | Vanity
    This morning I authored a Vanity Post declaring that under no circumstance would I vote for Romney. Even though I am a lifelong Republican and have NEVER voted for a Democrat in my 60+ years, I am finished with the biased liberal media (including Fox) and the Republican establishment selecting my (losing) candidate. Here are some of my reasons: In 1976, a sitting MODERATE Republican president named Gerald R. Ford ran against a two-bit peanut farming liberal Georgia governor and LOST. 1n 1992, a sitting MODERATE Republican president named George Bush ran against a liberal Arkansas governor with a history...
  • Video of Newt Bashing Reagan Bogus

    01/26/2012 12:23:56 PM PST · by Jay777 · 160 replies
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 26 Jan 2012 | John Stephenson
    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.