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  • Newt Gingrich Defends Bachmann's Islam Attacks

    07/30/2012 2:00:00 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 32 replies ^ | Jul 30, 2012 | Evann Gastaldo
    In a six-page, 2,500-word Politico op-ed (with an attached three-page, 1,800-word appendix), Newt Gingrich makes it crystal clear that he is on the side of Michele Bachmann and her four fellow members of Congress who want an inquiry into whether the government is being infiltrated by Islamic extremists. (He refers to the group as "the National Security Five.") According to Gingrich, the quick and plentiful denouncements of Bachmann's theory are simply examples "of the fear our elites have about discussing and understanding radical Islamists," he writes. "You have to wonder why people would aggressively assert we shouldn’t ask about national...
  • Newt Staunchly Defends Bachmann, et al. on Muslim Brotherhood Influence-Peddling

    07/31/2012 7:10:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/31/2012 | Andrew Bostom
    Two years ago, July 29, 2010, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich delivered a singularly astute and courageous address. Reactions to that speech across the political spectrum, whether immediate or delayed, illustrated the contemporary equivalent of what the greatest historian of Soviet Communist totalitarianism, Robert Conquest, appositely characterized as "mindslaughter" -- a brilliantly evocative term for delusive Western apologetics regarding the ideology of Communism and the tangible horrors its Communist votaries inflicted. What did Newt Gingrich have the temerity to discuss? In defiance of our era's most rigidly enforced cultural relativist taboo, Mr. Gingrich provided an irrefragably accurate if...