Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

Romney is winning the nomination like Obama did in 2008

Has anyone noticed how similar Mitt Romney’s steady, slow slog to the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is similar to then-candidate Barack Obama’s steady, slow, slog to the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination? Rick Santorum has emerged as the Republican Party’s “Hillary … Read More

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A long Republican race awaits Romney

Rick Santorum’s surprising sweep of two Republican presidential caucuses and one primary recently offers the strong possibility that the Republican presidential nominee may not be decided for several months. That may thrill political junkies, but it’s disconcerting for Republican leaders, … Read More

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Plan Newt From Outer Space

“… Can your heart stand the SHOCKING FACTS, about Grave Robbers from Newt Gingrich’s past!!! …” OK, I was told by a writer — more esteemed than myself — that no one has grabbed “Plan Newt From Outer Space” yet, … Read More

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Capital gains taxes are an additional tax

The capital gains tax is based on investment income on a foundation of income that was already taxed. It’s an additional tax, another way for government to profit from productivity. I’m not necessarily opposed to capital gains taxes, which understandably are at … Read More

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The only certainty in New Hampshire is Romney wins

New Hampshire is by nature contrary in politics. George W. Bush and Barack Obama were sure they would win the state this century, and lost. Heck, I recall that Gary Hart whipped Walter Mondale there in 1984. Romney’s going to … Read More

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Romney will likely win narrowly in Iowa

The Iowa caucus is political candy that lasts the whole year. Its history is more adapt at spotting losers than winners. It seems that three candidates, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum (the latest Tea Party “rabbit” in Iowa) … Read More

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Newt Gingrich was for RomneyCare before he was against it

One of the main problems with Newt Gingrich as presidential timbre is that he tends to talk out of his as… uh, … rear end. Before Newt was taken seriously, Mitt Romney parried a “Newt-bomb” attack on states enacting individual … Read More

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New political plan, 7 7 7 – Thou shalt not commit adultery

With no reference to Las Vegas I think the next political plan should be 7—7—7. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shall not commit adultery. Thou shall not commit adultery. Elder Neal A. Maxwell with urgency once said: “The keeping … Read More

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Newt Gingrich as Republican nominee? Gedoudahere!

The stamp-your-feet mentality that infects the Republican Party’s base has led to Newt Gingrich surging in the polls, after Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain did. Newt Gingrich for president? Newt Gingrich as a viable challenger to President Barack … Read More

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Those Tea Party folk are fickle lovers!

The Tea Party’s in love with Herman Cain! It’s a fickle love, and Cain needs to watch out. The Tea Party folk loved Donald Trump, and then they developed a crush on Michele Bachmann, and finally oohed and awwed over … Read More

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