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  • Dr. Robert Spitzer Renounces Infamous 'Ex-Gay' Study Claiming Some Gays Could...retread troll zot

    04/19/2012 7:21:51 PM PDT · by Only Sane Man · 100 replies
    http://www.sacbee.com/2012/04/11/4406240/dr-robert-spitzer-renounces-infamous.html | 4/19/12
    <p>In a move that serves as a significant blow to "ex-gay" programs and anti-gay organizations, Dr. Robert Spitzer repudiated his much-criticized 2001 study that claimed some "highly motivated" homosexuals could go from gay to straight. His retraction occurred in an American Prospect magazine article that hit newsstands today. Spitzer's rejection of his own research, which was originally published in the prestigious Archives of Sexual Behavior, is a devastating blow to "ex-gay" organizations because it decisively eliminates their most potent claim that homosexuality can be reversed through therapy and prayer.</p>
  • Alternatives to donor based, ie, freepathon business model?

    I've checked with an ad agency. We can probably raise the funds we need to operate FR at our current level and at the current market price for online advertising if we run a banner ad at the top of every page and at least one rectangular ad in the above the fold body of the page and a couple rectangular ads in the sidebar. If that doesn't generate enough revenue, we can also run pop ups or pop unders and we can even run audio and video ads if need be. But of course, if we go full bore...
  • PROOF: Mitt Romney Is As Liberal As OBAMA!!! (Oct 23, 2011)

    04/18/2012 9:55:16 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 66 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | Oct 23, 2011 | Mitt Romney
    Romney backs Obama on abortion, the stimulus, TARP, war time tables, gun control laws, amnesty for illegals, government mandated healthcare. Please check out these citations: - http://prolifeprofiles.com/romney - http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-romney-healthcare-201110... - http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=361029
  • Breaking the Two Party System

    04/16/2012 11:42:06 AM PDT · by Some Lib on the Wrong Forums · 71 replies
    Hello freepers, I'm a registered Democrat, but I'd really rather not be. I would much rather sign myself onto some progressive party as I feel they would better represent me, my views and my country. However, if I were to do so in the current political environment I would be throwing my vote away and by not voting for the Democrat I'm helping the Republican candidate inch closer to a plurality. Similarly, I'm sure plenty of you guys would much rather have a strong Libertarian Party or some sort of Evangelical Party instead of being lumped in with the rest...
  • We will not waste our limited resources on FR in support for a liberal progressive LIAR

    04/13/2012 12:13:14 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 2,351 replies
    Click here to pledge your support! ^ | April 12, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    A reminder for those who are not receiving the message: Romney is a pathological compulsive liar. Lie after lie papered over with more lies. Doesn’t even flinch when caught in bald faced lies, simply tells another big whopper to cover up or dodge the issue. Funny thing, the man actually seems to believe his own latest lies and simply ignores the glaring record of his past actions/lies. And you have true blue establishment elite RINO Republicans like Karl Rove enabling and backing up his lies. Their motivation is simply to hang on to power (and riches) any way they can....
  • See the Liar Romney Defend the Mandate BEFORE Obama was even Elected!

    04/12/2012 6:06:25 PM PDT · by publius321 · 140 replies
    "Whoa Nellie! Where did THIS come from? The Fox News network, with its deep bench of producers, associate producers and “investigative journalists” didn’t have access to these video clips? Of course they did. The truth is that this is about as scandalous as the Machiavellianism their sister company Sky News engaged in their phone tapping/hacking scandal that caused Rupert Murdoch’s son James to resign in humiliation. Fox news apparently sat on these clips as though they didn’t exist – just as they CONCEALED the fact they damned well knew – that Mitt Romney repeatedly lied to us and his challengers...
  • The Repo man: get yourself back from the body snatchers!

    04/10/2012 7:22:12 AM PDT · by fabian · 68 replies
    the fhu.com ^ | 4/09/12 | fabian
    He is the man who began self help talk radio over 50 years ago and is still on all over the nation trying to wake Americans out of their hypntotic states. I call him the repo man because he has the roadmap to reposessing our own bodies and minds, as our only problems in life and in our nation are that we have all become possessed by entities very similar to the ones in the movie " Invasion of the Body Snatchers". However, these creatures are very crafty and hate goodness, indeed they are the mischievious flipside of our good...
  • Romney must be stopped...ZOT with Obama???

    04/09/2012 12:30:58 PM PDT · by cocteautwin · 72 replies
    Myself | Today | Me
    Hello Freepers. I am a liberal democrat.. before y'all throw the barn at me because of this fact, I want to make one thing clear, as far as 2012 is concerned we are on the same side. I have been reading this site for about half a year now and even though I don't agree with most of this sites politics I do agree with one point, Romney must not be elected. I understand everyone here thinks the breaks will be cut if Obama is reelected but its also clear to most here that Romney would just be a slower...
  • Ron Paul Embraces Iran, Trutherism and Blame-America [Wild Shrimp Friskies for Kitteh's lunch]

    03/21/2012 8:35:14 AM PDT · by Freedom Worship Word · 17 replies · 1+ views
    <p>I want every talk radio host, rightwing pundit and Republican voter who thinks for one second that Ron Paul is an actual conservative to watch this video, digest it and understand what a joke this guy really is.</p> <p>Ron Paul is the only real nutbase in this GOP primary.</p>
  • National Archives Confirm INS Records For Week Of Obama's Birth Mysteriously Missing

    Among the records missing for Barack Obama that would be available for an ordinary president are passport records, school records such as those from Punahou, Occidental, Columbia and Harvard, Harvard Law Review writings, scholarly articles for the University of Chicago, state bar association records from Illinois, Illinois state senate records, the marriage and divorce documents for his mother, his adoption records and others. Now it has been revealed that the Cold Case Posse assembled by Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Ariz., cannot confirm yet that Obama was not born in Kenya and brought to the United States as a...
  • After IVF we became pregnant with triplets, but my wife wanted two of the babies aborted

    03/14/2012 9:30:42 AM PDT · by Morgana · 74 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | 3/14/2012 | Anonymous
    March 14, 2012 (AmericanThinker.com) - My soul carries a new scar. The pain is fresh and keen, and I know that while time might see the pain fade, I will never fully recover from what I’ve seen, and done. For I have failed, intentionally and knowingly, in the first duty of a parent: protecting the lives of two of my children. My wife and I wanted children; alas, we needed IVF treatment to realize this dream. Several cycles and multiple embryo implantations later, we welcomed our blessing from G-d, who is the light of our lives. Recently, we tried for...
  • Fanatics Building Nukes? Shaky Economy? $5 Gas? Mittwitt zots? We're Worried About Pimping RINOs

    03/11/2012 9:33:07 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 50 replies
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 03-12-12 | stolinsky
      Fanatics Building Nukes? Economy Shaky? $5 Gas? We’re Worried About Romney’s Underwear David C. Stolinsky Mar. 12, 2012 Years ago, a colleague told me about an incident he’d observed. A group of interns and residents had been swamped with admitting acutely ill patients. They’d gotten no sleep all night, and were unshaven and bedraggled next morning. The chief arrived to make rounds. But instead of helping the bleary-eyed staff care for the patients, he spent time arranging their black bags neatly at the nurses’ station, then yelled at the young doctors for not looking spiffy and wearing neckties....
  • Reagan Was A Sure ZOT Too

    03/07/2012 9:20:15 PM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 87 replies · 2+ views
    Noman Says ^ | 3/6/12 | Noman
    William McGurn is his usual magnificent self today. [quote] Not since Herbert Hoover has a party out of power had such an opportunity to run against everything that troubles the American family—prices, interest rates, unemployment, taxes, or the fear for the future of their old age or the future of their children—than is now presented to the Republican Party. The Republicans, however, haven't figured this out. This is their basic problem. They have no strategy for defeating an Obama administration that is highly vulnerable on both domestic and foreign policy. [end quote] Those words were written by Scotty Reston in...
  • Mainline Protestantism ‘Gone from’ Christianity; Santorum Just Lost the South

    03/09/2012 12:54:15 PM PST · by unspun · 119 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | February 21, 2012 | Arlen Williams
    ...I Believe, Michigan too, I Fear   Update:This update is made simply to point out the problem with Rick Santorum's speech, excerpted below, as many are apparently having difficulty seeing it. I apologize for not making it clearer, earlier. The problem lays in two sentences: “And of course we look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is a shambles. It is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it. "...mainline Protestantism.... It is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it." 2/19/2012 @ 1:50pm CT It was almost an excellent and...
  • Newt Gingrich touts surge in Tennessee polls, predicts Georgia win

    03/06/2012 10:50:09 AM PST · by TitansAFC · 68 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2-6-2012 | Amy Gardner
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Republican Newt Gingrich launched a final, two-day swing across the South on Monday in advance of the biggest voting day so far of the year. Gingrich planned to campaign on Monday and Super Tuesday in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia -- and vowed to exceed expectations in all the Southern states voting this week and next. Gingrich touted new polls showing that he is closing the gap in Tennessee, and he predicted again that he will win his home state of Georgia with ease. In a morning interview on CNN, Gingrich admitted that losing Georgia could end his...
  • Karen Santorum opens up about miscarriage

    03/05/2012 5:54:32 PM PST · by writer33 · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/05/12 | Staff
    Mar. 5, 2012 - Karen Santorum opens up about a miscarriage she suffered, and how political rivals mocked her decision to bring the child home. She also pushes back against the notion her husband, GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, is focused only on social issues.
  • PPP GA poll: Newt 47, Romney 24, Santorum 19, terrible!!

    03/04/2012 8:35:15 PM PST · by lilyfreeper · 72 replies
    Georgia: Gingrich 47, Romney 24, Santorum 19, Paul 8. Looks like some chance Newt could even hit 50... Irrelevant (for now) but interesting: GA if Newt wasn't in race is Romney 38, Santorum 37. Mitt may do better in South than expected. Santorum definitely the loser in tonight's 3 polls. Good news for both Romney (in OH and TN) and Gingrich (in TN and GA)
  • Short Bus's Obama Birth Certificate Defense Is Officially ZOTTED

    03/02/2012 9:17:36 AM PST · by Short Bus · 1,696 replies
    The Stir ^ | 3/2/12 | Sasha Brown-Worsham
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona is bound and determined to make sure we never forget the embarrassment of the birther movement. Most of us would love to put that ugly little racist blip in our history -- a time when conspiracy theorists and fools alike accused President Barack Obama of not being American. But Arpaio, a sheriff in Phoenix, Arizona, just won't give it up. Can we say beating a dead horse, people? Sometimes it seems like certain politicians just do things to help out Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, and Bill Maher. After all, how else does anyone explain Arpaio's...
  • Survey Says: Santorum’s Social Views Killing Him in Michigan

    02/27/2012 10:44:53 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 155 replies · 3+ views
    COMMENTARY ^ | FEBRUARY 27, 2012 | Alana Goodman
    There’s a chance Rick Santorum may still scrape out a win in Michigan tomorrow. This morning’s Public Policy Polling survey has Mitt Romney leading him by just a few points, 39 percent to 37 percent. But the internal numbers look worse for Santorum, and his ongoing slide in the state seems to be due to his focus on social issues: One place Santorum may have hurt himself in the last week is an overemphasis on social issues. 69 percent of voters say they’re generally more concerned with economic issues this year to only 17 percent who pick social issues. And...
  • 2012 America's Party Platform ratified in convention [Feb. 18, 2012]

    02/19/2012 3:53:59 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 125 replies
    America's Party ^ | Feb. 18, 2012
    America's Party ratified its 2012 Platform in national convention yesterday, making an already-great conservative document even better, with the expansion of its solid property rights plank and the addition of the Equal Protection for Posterity Resolution as its primary pro-life language. Text included below for your consideration.
  • Newt and the Associated Press utterly ZOT Obama's born-alive abortion record

    02/24/2012 11:23:02 AM PST · by NEOhio · 75 replies · 1+ views
    Just Facts ^ | February 24, 2012 | James D. Agresti
    In a fact check of Wednesday's Republican presidential debate on CNN, Associated Press reporters Calvin Woodward and Tom Raum take Newt Gingrich to task for stating: "If we’re going to have a debate about who the extremist is on these issues, it is President Obama, who as a state senator voted to protect doctors who killed babies who survived the abortion." Citing the above statement in a list of what they call "head-scratching claims," Woodward and Raum challenge it as follows: "THE FACTS: As an Illinois state senator, Obama voted against legislation promoted by anti-abortion activists that would have conferred...
  • The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage [retread pinko zot]

    02/22/2012 12:01:42 PM PST · by NoPinkos · 147 replies · 2+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 1/8 | Theodore B. Olson
    Many of my fellow conservatives have an almost knee-jerk hostility toward gay marriage. This does not make sense, because same-sex unions promote the values conservatives prize. Marriage is one of the basic building blocks of our neighborhoods and our nation. At its best, it is a stable bond between two individuals who work to create a loving household and a social and economic partnership. We encourage couples to marry because the commitments they make to one another provide benefits not only to themselves but also to their families and communities. Marriage requires thinking beyond one's own needs. It transforms two...
  • Judge says ordering of abortion was justified

    02/21/2012 9:43:50 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 176 replies · 2+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 02/21/2012 | By Peter Schworm
    A family court judge who ruled that a pregnant woman with schizophrenia should undergo an abortion and be sterilized sharply defended her decision yesterday, while denouncing Boston University for withdrawing what she said was a job offer amid the controversy. In a rare personal defense of the reasoning behind a court ruling, Christina Harms, who retired from the bench last month after 23 years, said she concluded that the woman, a 31-year-old who suffered from delusions, would choose to terminate her pregnancy if she were mentally competent, chiefly so that she could resume antipsychotic medication that would have harmed the...
  • Five Reasons to Oppose Gay Marriage

    02/17/2012 4:43:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 128 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2012 | John Hawkins
    1) Gay marriage is incompatible with Christianity (and for that matter, Islam & Judaism). If someone asks you why you oppose gay marriage, the only thing you really have to say to explain it is, "I'm a Christian." God doesn't condemn anyone for who he is; so if you're attracted to the same sex, that absolutely, unconditionally doesn't make you bad, evil or "un-Christian." On the other hand, let me note that I do consider hating, tormenting, or bullying people because of their sexual orientation to be distinctively "un-Christian" behavior. As Billy Graham has said, “God will not judge a...
  • Sarah Palin, could she be ...

    02/15/2012 6:39:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 202 replies · 1+ views
    Nolan Chart ^ | February 15, 2012 | Mark Vogel
    If Sarah is flirting, I was seduced a long time ago! For everyone who doesn't want Romney, this is huge! It's only in the modern era that Presidential nominations have been locked up before most American voters even tuned in. So this year, for the nation, the Republican Primary is kind of a return to older times, when all Americans counted, not just the few power brokers. The race has been a very rich blue blood from New England ( where he would not carry one state in the general election ) and a group of three, Newt, Rick and...
  • Santorum: 'Concerns' about 'emotions involved' for women in frontline combat

    02/09/2012 8:25:12 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 134 replies · 1+ views
    politico.com ^ | February 9, 2012 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Rick Santorum, in an interview with CNN's John King a bit ago, was asked whether he thinks it's a good idea or a bad idea for the Pentagon to relax some of the rules about women taking frontline roles in combat, "perhaps opening the door to a broader role for, ultimately, women in combat." His answer was both praising of women serving the country, and as a part of the armed services, but he went on to explain why he would take issue with women on the front lines. "Look, I want to create every opportunity for women to be...
  • Ron Paul takes commanding early ZOT in Maine Caucus

    02/11/2012 2:03:25 PM PST · by bobbyw24 · 87 replies · 2+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 02/11/2012
    <p>Maine – Texas Congressman Ron Paul has taken a commanding lead over his GOP rivals in the Maine Caucus heading into its final day on Saturday, hoping to extinguish Rick Santorum’s modest campaign winning streak and launch a comeback of his own in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.</p>
  • Rick Santorum - Tea Party Phony

    Rick Santorum shows his true colors by tailoring his message to what his audience wants to hear.
  • Gingrich’s Deep Ties to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    02/04/2012 7:47:28 PM PST · by Heuristic Hiker · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 3, 2012 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
    WASHINGTON — On a trip to Ireland in 1998, Speaker Newt Gingrich researched his Irish roots, discussed the prospects for peace in Northern Ireland and entertained speculation about his presidential ambitions. He even donned work gloves and blue jeans to help build a home in Belfast for a good-will project. Two of the sponsors for part of the Ireland trip were frequent partners of Mr. Gingrich: Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae — the government-backed housing industry giants that Mr. Gingrich has denounced as he fights to stay in contention against Mitt Romney in the Republican primaries.
  • Buerkle to AG Holder: You Must Be Held Accountable For Fast & Furious Failure & Agent Terry's

    02/02/2012 9:00:49 AM PST · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/2/12 | Oversightandreform
    Rep. Buerkle (R-NY) questions Attorney General Eric Holder during the full committee hearing "Fast & Furious: Management Failures at the Department of Justice" on February 2, 2012.
  • Mafia ? (Il zotto di pazzo)

    02/01/2012 3:44:24 PM PST · by chrismac · 1,466 replies · 7+ views
    It might be connected with the strange goings on around here : Our car stolen, with $4000 of damage; Our neighbour's healthy rabbit dying unexpectedly; Our neighbour's letterbox being destroyed; Curious spam emails about las vegas; The odd curious phone call; Faeces being smeared on our church Car windows smashed and things taken at church - they now have patrols as a result Breakin at church and organ damaged. Mysterious deaths of stars, such as Heath Ledger, Brittany and her husband, Michael Jackson, David Carradine, and others : http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2010/05/24/what-killed-brittanys- husband.html http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/31103217/ns/today-entertainment/t/david- carradine-found-dead-thailand-hotel/ Connect the dots if you dare, to see...
  • Republicans Have Only Themselves To Blame [Hey, lookee! I'm a retread zotee!!]

    02/01/2012 6:47:11 AM PST · by energized · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 30, 2012 | Richard Cohen
    On Saturday night, at precisely 9:19 and 30 seconds, my iPhone, my iPad, my computer and, for all I know, my toaster were informed that Herman Cain had endorsed Newt Gingrich. The ping-ping of the devices suggested that something momentous had happened--alerts from both The Post and the New York Times--but in fact it was just additional evidence that the Republican Party has become a circus: One clown endorsed another. It’s hard to know who is the more ridiculous figure — the grandiloquent, bombastic and compulsively dishonest Gingrich, or the beguilingly ignorant Cain, a man who has never held elective...
  • FL Primary -- LIVE THREAD

    01/31/2012 10:01:12 AM PST · by tomkat · 1,192 replies
    FreeRepublic | Waterloo Tuesday | FReepers
    Have at it y'all ! Hey Florida -- let's show the Nation and all the RINO slugs some TeaPower today ! This one oughta be good for a couple thousand ! ( oy, my poor ping page ! )
  • Dear JR and FreeRepublic: I haven't been laid by anyone but my hairy cellmate in years so I got zot

    01/31/2012 7:28:52 PM PST · by srm913 · 176 replies · 2+ views
    <p>Thank you, FR, for the truly marvelous entertainment (as I haven't been laid in so long I get no other entertainment other than watching people on here like a perv stalker) . While lurking tonight (the internet version of peeping in your windows) for the first time in ages, the amount of schadenfreude I'm experiencing is bordering on orgasmic (which is the closest I've gotten to the real thing in years).</p>
  • Glenn Beck

    01/29/2012 6:35:42 AM PST · by MSGT1 · 172 replies · 1+ views
    Why is Glenn Beck lying to destroy Newt?? Glenn has voiced support for Santorum while his actions are pushing Mitt. On his propaganda page the blaze in one day he had 14 hit pieces on Newt, 9 puff pieces on Mitt and 2 stories mentioning Santorum {one of those could be considered negative}. The amount of dishonesty in those articles and his radio show is mind boggling. Glenn is abusing the trust people have placed in him and trying to get the most liberal candidate the nomination. Newt was surging in Iowa so Glenn went scorched earth and by catching...
  • Does Sarah Palin Want Obama Reelected? [BARF ALERT!, MITTBOT ZOT]

    01/28/2012 11:56:58 AM PST · by reformjoy · 96 replies · 2+ views
    John Ziegler.com ^ | January 28, 2012 | John Ziegler
    Editorial by John Ziegler Does Sarah Palin Want Obama Reelected? 1/28/2012 We certainly live in bizarre times and everyone knows that politics makes for strange bedfellows. But the fact that as of late I (the guy who spent over two years being probably her strongest defender) have been one of the very few on the right pointing out the absurdity and hypocrisy of recent Sarah Palin’s public statements, shows exactly how close we indeed may be to the apocalypse. Palin’s latest Facebook salvo is targeting the Republican “establishment cannibals” for using “Alinsky” tactics against Newt Gingrich in the run up...
  • Gone- Link from Drudge Report

    01/27/2012 8:41:08 PM PST · by staten island ny · 121 replies
    Thank you to all you Newt zealots for breaking the link from Drudge. Your childish remarks had a negative effect on this great site, thank-you.
  • For Gingrich, Amnesty No Impediment to Nomination

    01/27/2012 5:26:34 PM PST · by rmlew · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 1/27/2012 | Linda Chavez
    One thing was missed in Newt Gingrich's victory in the South Carolina primary: Conservatives embraced a pro-amnesty candidate without batting an eyelash. This should come as a wake-up call to those who've been pushing a hard-line anti-illegal immigrant position in the Republican Party. Granted, Gingrich didn't spend a lot of time discussing his position, which favors amnesty for those illegal immigrants who have been here for a long time, have deep family and community ties, and have paid taxes and avoided breaking other laws. But that's the point. He didn't have to spend a lot of time defending his position...
  • 'Birthers' Nonsense Sets Georgia Up For Ridicule -- Again

    01/27/2012 6:53:39 AM PST · by transducer · 251 replies
    We will risk the fairly safe assumption, as this is being written, that Air Force One did not make an appearance at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sometime Thursday.... You almost have to laugh at this latest chapter in the seemingly endless “birther” saga, because about the only alternatives at this point are tears and/or nausea. It was embarrassing enough when members of the Georgia legislature -- including, to Columbus’ acute humiliation, two members of the local delegation -- drafted a “Presidential Eligibility Assurance Act” in the last legislative session. Now Georgians get to enjoy the added spectacle of their secretary...
  • William Jefferson Gingrich [BAD BEAT, RIVERED]

    01/25/2012 3:53:39 PM PST · by Nonstatist · 176 replies
    New York Sun ^ | January 25, 2012 | R. EMMETT TYRRELL
    Newt up against the Prophet Obama would be a painful thing to watch. He might be deft with one-liners but it would be futile. There are .. uncommitted voters to be cultivated in 2012 — all would be unmoved by Newt’s juggling of conservative shibboleths.. Now Newt is hustling my fellow conservatives .. The last time around he successfully hustled conservatives in the House of Representatives and on the House impeachment committee.. He blew the impeachment and .. his role as Speaker. He now says Republicans in the House were exhausted with his great projects. Nonsense, they were exhausted with...
  • Gingrich and Reagan (Newt's repeated personal insults of Reagan and his successful policies)

    01/25/2012 9:52:02 AM PST · by T. Jefferson · 96 replies
    National Review ^ | January 25, 2012 4:00 A.M. | Elliot Abrams
    In the increasingly rough Republican campaign, no candidate has wrapped himself in the mantle of Ronald Reagan more often than Newt Gingrich. “I worked with President Reagan to change things in Washington,” “we helped defeat the Soviet empire,” and “I helped lead the effort to defeat Communism in the Congress” are typical claims by the former speaker of the House. The claims are misleading at best. In the Reagan years I was an assistant secretary of state — Mr. Gingrich voted with the president regularly, but equally often spewed insulting rhetoric at Reagan, his top aides, and his policies to...
  • .......As Gingrich’s fate rises, so does Obama’s zot

    01/24/2012 4:09:15 PM PST · by Scouts Honor · 82 replies
    The Signal ^ | 1/24/12 | David Rothschild
    In short, the markets think Obama is more likely to defeat Gingrich than Romney, so when the former speaker's fortunes elevate, so do the president's. Over the last week, Gingrich's likelihood of winning the nomination has climbed from about 5 percent to about 30 percent. Currently, Gingrich is about 39 percent likely to defeat Obama if he makes it to the general election, while Romney is about 44 percent likely to reach the White House if he's the nominee.
  • Newt Wins South Carolina--But All I Got Is This ZOT!

    01/22/2012 8:00:46 AM PST · by ResCon1 · 111 replies
    ResCon1.com ^ | Jan. 22, 2012 | John R. Guardiano
    What are we to make of Newt’s win in South Carolina? Several things, I think... 1. Newt is a winner... 2. Newt is a fighter... 3. Newt can blow it... There, [in South Carolina], in one night, and within the span of only one hour, we saw the two sides of Newt: We saw the good Newt who can win this thing and, in so doing, “fundamentally transform American politics,” as he would say. But we also saw the bad Newt, the undisciplined and unfocused Newt: the Newt who too often tries to wing it and fails. I’m rooting for...
  • I too dreamed of trashing Newt in my maidenform undies but woke to the zot.

    01/21/2012 10:03:52 PM PST · by restornu · 191 replies
    SummaryIn 2009, Congressman Gingrich supported a candidate for a special election for the 23rd district in New York that was pro-choice, pro gay marriage and supportive of numerous other items that most Republicans opposes. A more conservative candidate was available, but did not win a primary that consisted of a vote by 11 district members and not a public vote. Congressman Gingrich came out in suppport for Mrs Scozzafava as she was the selected candidate for the Republican party. He asserted that many of her principles were in line with the Republican party. He appeared on numerous radio shows to...
  • Newt Gingrich Three wives='No Moral Imperative'vs.Mitt Romney Bain & USA's Riteousness-John Roco-ZOT

    01/21/2012 1:11:04 PM PST · by John Roco · 55 replies
    Youtube ^ | Saturday January 21, 2012 | John Roco
    John Roco argues that a pattern of increasing power enabling access to a female 'of more desire to him' has defined Newt Gingrich for the election, debates, presidential race of 2012, as well as leaving a wife when she was 'baggage' of being ill, and seemingly not to serve his purposes. John Roco also argues of Newt Gingrich's attack ability at debates, whether South Carolina, Florida or future, actually becomes an extreme deficit of one who would want to be leader of our nation, needing to 'contain' outbursts and expressions of ego empowerment. Admiral Patrick Walsh is mentioned as one...
  • Delusional...NewtBots like Jim Jones subjects on KoolAid...[and another one bytes the zot]

    01/21/2012 6:30:40 AM PST · by milwguy · 268 replies · 1+ views
    powerline ^ | 1/20/2012 | john hinderaker
    What is it about this primary season that causes Republicans to go around the bend? The current beneficiary of the “anyone but Romney” mania is Newt Gingrich, who may actually win the South Carolina primary tomorrow. I find that astonishing. Gingrich has been mostly out of the public view since he retired from Congress 13 years ago. The most surprising feature of this endlessly surprising political year is that, at age 68, Gingrich has made a comeback. It is hard to make clear-cut statements about the mercurial and often contradictory Gingrich, but one thing we can say with absolute certainty:...
  • NOTICE to leftists, RINOs, establishment types, bots and trolls

    01/20/2012 10:59:14 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 539 replies · 1+ views
    Jan 20, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    Leftists, MittBots, PaulBots, RINOs, Karl Rove establishment types and trolls of many stripes and colors have one-by-one driven our leading grassroots conservative candidates out of the race. They worked for years on Palin, then Perry, then Cain, then Bachmann, now Newt. When ever a non-establishment, non-RINO conservative gets into the lead they open fire and 24/7 trash and torpedo until they drive them out. NO MORE!! If you want to troll and trash our conservative candidates, take your business elsewhere! PaulBots can take it to a liberaltaraian site. RomneyBots to FOX News. RINO trolls to the NY Times. Lib trolls...
  • I dreamed of trolling against Newt in my maidenform bra and all I got was this big old zot

    01/20/2012 7:33:09 PM PST · by Hoodat · 152 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Jan 20, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Newt Gingrich on Friday backed at least a portion of the Dream Act, saying that he would grant a path to citizenship to illegal immigrant youths who agree to sign up and serve in the U.S. military. That’s a much tighter standard than the full Dream Act, which President Obama wants. That legislation would allow legal status and an eventual path to citizenship for children and young adults who join the military, but would also apply to those who go to college — a much broader class of people. “I am opposed to anybody who came here...
  • The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election: Women

    01/20/2012 8:40:55 PM PST · by Steelfish · 219 replies
    RedState ^ | December 07, 2011
    The One Simple Reason Newt Gingrich Will Not Win The General Election: Women Posted by RealQuiet (Diary) December 7th Newt Gingrich has conducted a brilliant campaign strategy since he stumbled back in late spring regarding Paul Ryan’s Path to Prosperity Plan. He has been masterful in debates and shown an eagerness to take on and fight the media elite. He has owned up to his personal and political mistakes and stated candidly what his positions are, though many may disagree with them but still live with them. He hasn’t shown the brash ego and self-centeredness that reared its ugly head...
  • Newt Gingrich: "I Do, I Do, I Do." Maybe, Not So Much.

    01/20/2012 4:58:22 PM PST · by joeclarke · 22 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 01/20/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    "Do you Newton Leroy Gingrich take __________________ to be your lawfully wedded wife.. . . until death do you part?" "I do."I guess he didn't really, but I will not condemn him for dropping two wives (adultery at one time was a secular unlawful action, as well as an offense against God and man). Now, we easily cast away our husbands/wives, as both church and government wink at the prospect. "Just ask for forgiveness, and its OK." Or, is it? Newt's own mother split from Newt's father "days after they married." This is what you call a bad start...