Gingrich holds the answer

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My fellow South Carolinians, it’s up to us to change the course of the Republican nomination process.

There is the tendency of voters to jump on the bandwagon, voting for whoever takes the early lead. But in our desire to displace President Obama, we could select a nominee who varies little from Obama.

Only Newt Gingrich has demonstrated the wisdom and courage to lead the restoration of our nation to greatness – even addressing the issues of Christian oppression and of activist judges who routinely overstep there bounds and have usurped the executive and legislative branches of government while no one dares to challenge them or call for their impeachment.

Like Ronald Reagan, who was ridiculed for his bluntness (recall the “evil empire”), Newt calls it as he sees it, and such honesty is essential to effecting change.

Democrats have catered to many special-interest groups, putting conservative voters in the minority. Yet conservatives are maligned more than any other group (no protection of our rights), while our principles that made this nation great are trampled upon. It appears that, generally, it is white conservatives against all others, with blacks being deceived by their self-appointed leaders, keeping them in economic bondage to justify their own positions; and Hispanics appearing to side with other people of color, to their own detriment – as when they overwhelmingly chose Obama over John McCain, who was most sympathetic to their causes.

Of course, a white person cannot make certain statements regarding blacks without being labeled as racist. But where is the racism when nearly 100 percent of black voters vote for a black candidate, such as Obama, when there seems to be no basis but race for that vote? I would like to pose the question to blacks and Hispanics: What has Obama done for you?

D. Michael Taylor

Graniteville, S.C.

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faithson
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faithson 01/13/12 - 12:16 am
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'Only Newt Gingrich has

'Only Newt Gingrich has demonstrated the wisdom and courage to lead the restoration of our nation to greatness'. I want to get some of that stuff Mike is smoking, it completely eliminates the facts of reality and produces a euphoric high that allows the user fantastical illusions. Yea, Newt and his barbie doll wife in the white house... now there is one delusion that only someone who does not have a grasp on reality can embrace.

Haki
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Haki 01/13/12 - 12:39 am
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FYI, 100% is every black. I

FYI, 100% is every black. I didn't vote for Jessie, didn't vote for Alan Keys, didn't vote for Carol Braun, didn't vote for Al Sharpton and did not have plans to vote for Herman Cain. A majority of blacks voted for Kerry, Gore, Clinton, Carter and Obama. It would be great if you argued for your candidate on his merits and for once left race out of it.

Jon Lester
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Jon Lester 01/13/12 - 04:17 am
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When did masochism become a
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When did masochism become a core American value?

blackindependent
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blackindependent 01/13/12 - 04:43 am
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Two points. First, Not only

Two points. First, Not only do 100% of Blacks NOT vote for Black candidates but I know at least ONE (ME) Black man who has NEVER nor would ever vote for Kerry, Clinton, Gore or Obama. The writer could have said "90% of Blacks vote for DEMOCRATS" and there may be disagreements with that, but it would be true anyway. I base my decision on what is best, not for me but for the country.

Secondly, up to this week I was pretty much undecided, but leaning towards Newt and Santorum. Then this BAIN thing hit and the criticisms that Newt and Perry used towards Romney proved to me that they and those who feel as they do don't really have a grasp of how capitalism and free enterprise really works, and I am no longer confident that such people can fix what is wrong with our economy.

In spite of Mitt Romney's baggage I am convinced that, while he may not be the best candidate to fix the economy, I do believe he is more prepared to it than his Bain based detractors and even at half his skills he would do better than the present occupant of the White House.

Come to think of it, even Newt and Perry could do better.

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 01/13/12 - 07:29 am
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Newt is a smart guy and all

Newt is a smart guy and all but I don't think he can beat Obama.

robaroo
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robaroo 01/13/12 - 07:53 am
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When Newt was in the Senate,

When Newt was in the Senate, he cranked the partisan politics up a notch. He was also cited for ethics violations by the Senate.

If there was ever a clear cut candidate for everything that is wrong in Washington, Newt is it.

allhans
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allhans 01/13/12 - 07:58 am
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This is Gringich's last

This is Gringich's last stand. May he leave the arena, the arena he has now dismantled, forever.

agustinian
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agustinian 01/13/12 - 08:02 am
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Newt's a hoot But he ain't

Newt's a hoot
But he ain't got the loot
To evict the Mitt
From the GOP pick

PS -- Robaroo, Newt was in the House not the Senate

Techfan
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Techfan 01/13/12 - 09:31 am
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All Newt holds is a divorce

All Newt holds is a divorce decree should his current wife get sick and become hospitalized.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 01/13/12 - 09:35 am
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LOL. That's funny, Techfan.

LOL. That's funny, Techfan.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 01/13/12 - 09:39 am
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Newt changes wives and

Newt changes wives and religious denominations like most men change ties.

Bruno
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Bruno 01/13/12 - 09:43 am
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Techfan, cheap shot that has

Techfan, cheap shot that has nothing to do with anything. (I am not a Newt fan.)

skeptic griggsy
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skeptic griggsy 01/13/12 - 10:08 am
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techfan, amen and indeed!
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techfan, amen and indeed!

TParty
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TParty 01/13/12 - 11:35 am
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Gingrich is such a bad

Gingrich is such a bad choice. How many of his co-workers from his time as speaker are coming out to support him? What is Boortz, Rush, Hannity, and the people of Fox saying about Gingrich? What are the voters of the two primaries saying about Gingrich?

If the republican base dislikes Gingrich, what will independents and silly liberals think of him? We are trying to get this country on the right track and remove Obama, right?

ken8375309
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ken8375309 01/13/12 - 02:28 pm
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Gingrich said that we need to

Gingrich said that we need to allow a terrorist attack to happen to allow for larger government and for a massive police state.. Oh yeah, this is the kind of guy I want to run our country...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1o8d01r6KQ

bjphysics
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bjphysics 01/13/12 - 03:07 pm
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“Newt Gingrich is a stupid

“Newt Gingrich is a stupid person’s idea of what a smart person sounds like.”

-Authorship and precise wording disputed

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/12/a-dumb-persons-idea-...

ken8375309
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ken8375309 01/13/12 - 03:32 pm
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"No he didn't. He clearly

"No he didn't. He clearly said "it's almost like......."

Why make things up when you post evidence of your own dishonesty?"

Forgive me, he " gently suggested" that our government should allow another terrorist attack.. Treasonous comment.. To say such a thing is very disturbing..

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harley_52 01/13/12 - 03:45 pm
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ken8375309 said "Forgive me,

ken8375309 said "Forgive me, he " gently suggested" that our government should allow another terrorist attack.. Treasonous comment.."

Good heavens, man.....he didn't suggest any such thing. He was simply explaining that lots of folks mistook having no terrorist attacks in the USA after 9/11 as evidence there was no terrorist threat and he made the observation that if such attacks had occurred it would be easier to get people to believe there was a threat.

Don't let your hatred of Gingrich, or your fear that he's more popular than Ron Paul, take you to the point of irrationality which is apparently where you already are since you're throwing around the word "treasonous" so loosely.

ken8375309
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ken8375309 01/13/12 - 04:29 pm
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I don't hate Gingrich.. I

I don't hate Gingrich.. I think that he is intelligent and articulate. I also believe that he is a bought and paid for neoconservative that stands for massive controlling big brother style government. He scares the heck out of me..

bjphysics
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bjphysics 01/13/12 - 05:17 pm
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Clearly Newt is trying to

Clearly Newt is trying to capture the intellectual element of the Republican base:

“Gingrich hits Romney for knowing how to speak French”

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/gingrich-hits-romney-knowing-speak-fr...

Newt missed a perfect opportunity here by not also pointing out Romney took calculus in college.

bjphysics
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bjphysics 01/13/12 - 05:21 pm
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harley_52: “Good heavens,

harley_52: “Good heavens, man.....he didn't suggest any such thing. He was simply explaining that lots of folks mistook having no terrorist attacks in the USA after 9/11 as evidence there was no terrorist threat and he made the observation that if such attacks had occurred it would be easier to get people to believe there was a threat.”

Ditto to that and I think Newt is an idiot.

TakeAHike
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TakeAHike 01/13/12 - 05:49 pm
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If this guy can't be honest,

If this guy can't be honest, ethical and decent to his wives, then what makes you think he's going to give a darn about any of us?
I keep hoping the Republicans will come up with a viable candidate before the SC primary. Nope. Now it is too late to file.

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greggarn 01/13/12 - 06:55 pm
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I wonder if its racist not to

I wonder if its racist not to vote for a person be he or she is black...

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Pitchfork-Ben-Thurmond61 01/13/12 - 07:04 pm
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Hears there deal
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Hears there deal people.

Willard Romeny Pros:
None

CONS:
From Massachusets
Went to Harverd
Looks like Kerry
Sounds like a yankee and Kerry
Talks FRENCH!!!!!
Soft on the abortion birthcontrol
Soft on war bombs THE TROOPS!!!!
LOVED by the lamestream media
Looks FRENCH

Now Gingrich Pros:
Strong on war
Wants to bomb middle east
Put down the Clintons
Against the MLK "holiday"
Son of the SOUTH

BUT BUT CONS:
Talks uppity profesor fellow like like a yankee
Has a pointeehead degree (phd get it??????)
Acts like he went to Harverd
Divorced many times
Not a member of a local BIBLE beliving church no more

That Santorum?? Pros:
Hard on war and wants to bomb bad guys
Against the abortion and birthcontrol and wants to outlaw non BIBLE sex (No adultry or gays or fornication or divorce)

BUT CONS:
Yankee
Talks like a Yankee
Not a member of a local BIBLE beliving church

Leaving the best one Rick Perry PROS:
Hard on war and good at executing lowlives
Ready to kill badguys and kick behind
Son of the SOUTH
Talk like a pure American
Hard on fixing borders to keep America secure with electric fence
Against the abortion birthcontrol and non Bible sex
Speaks out for Christ is born again and belongs to a local BIBLE beliving church and takes a stand against that B H Osamas war on religion
Will make General Sara Palin vice presadent and save America taking us back from librel evils.

Cons: Nope

Our preacher has indorsed Perry. Our church is indorsing Perry. Ask WWJD-----who would Jesus vote for? Pure Americans have a duty like the Bible said to vote for the truest purest conservativist true conservative in the race. Thats Rick Perry.

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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 07:18 pm
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Now, Mr. Obama could teach

Now, Mr. Obama could teach us thing or two on changing religions; as to women, he's scared of Michelle.

Jake
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Jake 01/13/12 - 07:40 pm
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The Republican campaign of

The Republican campaign of 2012 reminds me of the Democratic campaign of 1972. You can idealize all you want (and some of these ideals may, I said may, be valid) but unless you have a candidate who appeals to a broad spectrum of folks then you are just kicking the rock on down the road. Good luck with that.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 07:55 pm
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As I've said before Jake,

As I've said before Jake, Snookie would be a vast improvement. What I don't get is what has this president done for this country? Are we better off or worse off than we were 4 years ago? Four more years of this and we will never recover.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 07:59 pm
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I'm not saying Gingrich holds

I'm not saying Gingrich holds the answer or anyone else for that matter, but we have to try something different...this is clearly not working.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 08:02 pm
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750 Bank of Americas

750 Bank of Americas scheduled for closing....how's that for some more good news?

Jake
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Jake 01/13/12 - 08:37 pm
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Well, are we better off than

Well, are we better off than we were in 2000? Are we better off then were were in 1968? The list of "better off's" could go on and on.

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