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Newt To Palin: Join My Administration, UPDATE! Palin Gets Results! Gingrich Ahead in SC





CBS News is reporting that Presidential hopeful, Newt Gingrich, who surged today in a national Rasmussen poll after Monday night’s debate said he would "certainly" call on the Governor for advice.

The former Speaker also says that he’d like her to take a major role in his administration.

"I would ask her to consider taking a major role in the next administration if I’m president, but nothing has been discussed of any kind. And it wouldn’t be appropriate to discuss it at this time."

****Update — Newt leading in new SC poll, and the Marianne Gingrich bomb****

Two nights after his impressive debate in SC and just one night after Gov. Palin said she’d vote for Newt in SC, Gingrich has turned a previous 11 point trail (just 3 days ago) into a 3 point lead over Romney according to the previous and latest InsiderAdvantage polls.

I notice some are especially gleeful over the reported Marianne Gingrich interview that ABC News is preparing to air on Thursday night.  I do not believe Gov. Palin would take anything Marianne Gingrich says seriously on substance.  Rather, I think Governor Palin will be doing what the rest of the reasonable voting public will do and seriously question its timing.

As a Palin supporter — one who respects her decision to not run — I understood the timing of HBO’s decision to air Game Change.  Something our very own Stacy Drake has picked apart and exposed quite well for what it is.  They intended to run it in the middle of a primary.

I also knew a certain scumbag/stalker’s book was to be released in a pre-primary season which — again — based on hearsay sought to discredit and smear the Governor in a very hasty way.

If ABC News or Marianne Gingrich had something truly disturbing to say, they should have been decent enough to warn us of such a long time ago and not wait until the 11th hour of an important primary election.

If they weren’t doing it to Newt Gingrich, they’d be doing it to Sarah Palin.  And despite who we support, we must band together to make sure the Lamestream Media knows these types of gimmicks will not work.

In fact, I believe this can only strengthen Gingrich in the long run who never expected to skate easily to the nomination like perhaps one of the others thought he could.



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  • jeffo1

    VP, Energy Sec or Corruption Czar?

    • jerseymark

      Vice President is the only alternative to President. She would NOT move her family to Washington for a cabinet post.

    • Cindy09

      Energy Secretary seems to be the best option for the Cuda!

    • 01_Explorer_01

      Cool……. let’s keep the czars going. 

    • rdman_VietVet

      No Way… only "President" Palin!!!

  • IsraeliCojones

    Newt, maybe it will be you who will join her Administration. Chief of Staff, something like that.

    • carmtom13

      I like you thinking.

    • AmsterdamExpat

      And it would be fun to see — or hear the donkeys bray loudly in nostalgia for Dick Cheney, wouldn’t it?

      • IsraeliCojones

        Hey, Amex :)

        What about your health, friend? Are you feeling better? And back in Europe?

        Miss you, pal :)

        • AmsterdamExpat

          Doing much better (not quite what I should like, but I’ll take it), thanks.
           
          But I’m aghast at the sheer stupidity of the Republican establishment, even in defense of its own interests. Though — overlooking the damage it’s doing to the country as a whole — its foolishness is not entirely surprising, as that establishment is the faction of self-interest poorly understood.

          IC: The feeling is mutual!

          • IsraeliCojones

            Well, remember? They wanted to "stop Palin", right?

            Not that they have succeeded by the way (I’m still thinking it’s something else that kept her from running, and I will have my answer at CPAC – yes or no), but now they’ve got their nominee (almost).

            And the defeat will be absolute. Even if he "pulls a Palin" by taking Rubio on the ticket, which is a possibility.

            Anyway it’s not over yet, but whatever one thinks of Newt, every normally functioning Conservative brain should wish a Newt victory in SC.

            Because it’s the only way Sarah jumps in March.

            • AmsterdamExpat

              Yes, of course it intended to stop her.

              I’m thinking however of the two assumptions that seem (in the background) to be guiding the GOP establishment’s course of action — 1) that MR would go down to defeat in the general election, clearing the way for Jeb Bush to run in 2016, and 2) that it could come to a tacit understanding with O in the intervening years as regards dividing the spoils — and it’s nearly beyond belief how people in their right minds could actually lend much credence to them.

              We may perish from their colossal stupidity.

              • IsraeliCojones

                On your points:

                1) You’re of course right – they clearly want to lose. But point is, the defeat mustn’t be humiliating because if so, the GOP will be destroyed (that’s why they are so worried these days). IOW, they don’t have a Palin to sacrifice like in 2008. Only Rubio can match her charisma, sort of, but he’s not trusted like Sarah by the Base. With good reasons!

                2) On your second point, here is what I wrote a few days ago:

                Whoever is the GOP candidate in 2016 is completely secondary in their minds compared to what they discovered with Obama: that a Super-Thug in power is far more advantageous to their little "business as usual" than any GOP "compassionate conservative" in power.

                IOW, they don’t mind at all being in the opposition and grab what they can from future Porkulus II, III, or IV, since they wouldn’t dare to act this way while in power.

                By the way, we’ve got plenty of time to discover if the American voters want another member of the Dynasty in the WH.

                And anyway, if Obama wins a second term – perish the thought – whoever is his successor will become President of the Ex-USA. I mean, if there are still elections, of course.

                Stupid party indeed.

            • MarkRNY

              IC thinking clearly as usual.

              • IsraeliCojones

                Thanks Mark ;)

          • BrianusBerkleianus

            Greetings, Amsterdam; I am glad you are better!!

          • MarkRNY

            You’re in my prayers ExPat. Been having some problems myself. Nothing life threatening, but…imobilizing (back). I was a good athlete! Not used to this.

            Anyway, get well quick.

          • Guest

            Aghast at the GOP’s stupidity? Youu got too much energy to burn, dude. The GOP lives to do stupid stuff.

    • Gordon Willsey

      Can you imagine what a presidential press conference would be like with Newt running the press conferences in a  Palin White House? Of course, with a short, tight leash to keep him under control…

      • IsraeliCojones

        Nobody will move a finger without Palin’s nod in a Palin Administration.

        I’ve read the emails: this petite, gracious woman is formidable. And feared when she’s in power. Which is great.

        • Guest

          The classic question: is it better to be loved or feared?

          Fear is good. Nothing wrong with a little healthy fear.

          The LBSM rejoice that the Gov is not a declared candidate cuz she would’ve been screwing them over.

    • wodiej

      well Gingrich is running and Gov. Palin isn’t. So how would that work out?

      • IsraeliCojones

        Very simple: she jumps in and she wins.

        • MaMcGriz

          I am convinced we must be twins separated at birth. We think exactly alike.

          • IsraeliCojones

            Ma, I’m so happy to see you’re back. :)

            Not that I post very much these days either…

            • MaMcGriz

              Thank you IC! I’ve missed ya. Hope all is well with you and yours.

              • IsraeliCojones

                Thanks for asking :) Yes, everything’s OK, except that I’m overworking these days. Not that I’m complaining :).

                But I miss posting here. :)

      • overthecoastline

        Have you seen the Drudge Report lately?  It would seem the door has just been opened wide for Sarah. 

        Just as she is helping Newt build his numbers, consolidate Conservatives, and gun towards a win in South Carolina, scandal breaks.  Newt bows out before the Florida primaries based on salacious things his ex-wife blabs to the media.  Conservatives now need someone strong to carry the torch, and Perry and Santorum ain’t it.  Enter Palin, to much fanfare and an absolutely apoplectic, head-exploding lamestream media.  GOP establishment hangs itself in shame as it watches Mittens’ numbers erode.  Ron Paul supporters throw in the towel, knowing they’ll never get above 15% against Sarah’s 40%+.

        President Sarah Palin, January 21, 2013.

        • Dagobomb

          This is an old Obama tactic. He got all his opponents removed from the ballot to win state senator, then got his US senate opponents sealed divorce records leaked to force him to quit. I do see an opportunity if Mitt’s fake tax scandal and Newt’s ex-wife BS cripple them in any serious way.

          • Leroy Whitby

            We have to stop being herded by the media. What would have happened to Obama if the media had done an expose on Bill Ayers and "Reverend" Wright and then replayed them a few times, plus clips, plus coverage all through the blogosphere and the media echo chamber? It would have been lights out for his campaign. 

            They attack every candidate that even might be conservative. When they get a Palin, who has almost no misteps, they make up memes and endlessly repeat them.

          • Guest

            Don’t forget what he did to Herman Cain cuz he didn’t want a Conservative black guy running against him. He played the most viciously racist sex card that Jim Crow Ku Klux Klan Night Rider Democrats ever invented.

      • rdman_VietVet

        Sarah "quasi-endorsed" Gingrich not because she really likes the "nasty/good" Gingrich, but because she doesn’t want Romney to run away with the nomination at this point in time.

        She indicated that she wants the warring between the candidates to continue vetting each other to further reveal themselves and their REAL records. Right now, the GOP Establishment and their willing LS media accomplices are attempting to manipulate the voting public with their Romney blitz.

        Palin’s political strategy could continue to keeping the survivor candidate’s percentages low enough for Palin to jump in or better yet, leading to a brokered convention which creates an open door for Palin to WIN the nomination in a landslide!

        Remember, Sarah Palin is a master political strategist… no nasty personal destruction debates, no ex-spouses, no huge bankroll, no LS media, while she continues to stay in the game clean as the wind driven snow…

    • BrianusBerkleianus

      Greetings, IC!!

      DEO VOLENTE, SARAH 2012.

      God bless you!!

      • IsraeliCojones

        Hey Brian, G-d bless you too, friend :)

        • BrianusBerkleianus

          :-) !!

    • goldenprez

      IsraeliCojones … I doubt that Mr. Newt is going to be part of anybody’s administration.

      Based upon the hatchet job, er, interview that is going to be airing with Mr. Newt’s ex-wife in the immediate future, I believe Mr. Newt is about to be "up to his ass in alligators."

      Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

      Illegitimi non carborundum.

      Barracudas Maximus.

      • IsraeliCojones

        About the wife, we’ll see. Depends if it’s aired 24/7 on every channel or not.

        What i mean is this: the country is falling over a cliff and everybody can see that. Including Conservatives in SC.

        So Newt’s wife, in this context, who cares? Every ex-wife has an ax to grind, if you noticed :)

        • goldenprez

          IsraeliCojones … It will be 24/7, you can make book on that, but, it appears, not until after South Carolina.

          Knowing that this bomb is about to detonate, I am hoping that Mr. Perry stays in for Florida. As I wrote elsewhere, it is his turn for a "shout out." Mrs. Palin is attempting to keep Willard Romney from winning enough delegates outright, in a short span, and to keep these candidates tearing each other to ribbons.

          I believe this has nothing to do with "vetting." Mrs. Palin wants the weakest GOP candidate, and Obamao, to beat in November. Through this "primary process" she is getting what she wants.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non caborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

          • IsraeliCojones

            not until after South Carolina.

            Great then. Let him win SC, if he can: that’s the whole purpose of Palin (it’s not about Newt, it’s about Mittens).

            I believe this has nothing to do with "vetting." Mrs. Palin wants the weakest GOP candidate, and Obamao, to beat in November. Through this "primary process" she is getting what she wants.

            You’re absolutely right, but above all, she wants the process to go on and not stop after FL, or Nevada. For the weakness, everybody will be weak against her.

            • goldenprez

              IsraeliCojones … Absolutely, 100%, on the money.

              The "process," and the "rending asunder" must continue … lol

              With this new information about Mr. Newt about to rear its ugly head, I’m hoping Rick Perry goes on to Florida. As I said, it would be his "turn" for the "shout out."

              As all of these early primaries are non-winner take all, if the others can stay in they can keep Mr. Romney from securing the nomination "early." There would be nothing more debilitating to the "establishment" GOP candidate than a "floor fight" and brokered convention.

              Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

              Illegitimi non carborundum.

              Barracudas Maximus.

          • Gordon Willsey

            And, come May,  with the People tuckered out from all the blood sporting called presidential primaries, the gutterites running amok directed by the the paramount community organizer Obama, Sarah Palin will rise from her chair and speak. She will speak words not heard since Lincoln penned them on a train going to Gettysburg.

          • Leroy Whitby

            Drudge update says it is airing Thursday, 2 days before SC. Think about the timing. Any conservative is destroyed by the media. And the Republican voters just go along with it. Palin, Cain, Gingrich, Bachmann. If the media doesn’t, Romney connections do, and if that fails the Superpacs step in and smear the candidate with millions.

            • Guest

              It is despicable that his ex-wife would do this, though. Why try to destroy him if she has repeatedly said he didn’t come to her bedside with divorce papers or whatever? I’m a woman, and I’m appalled.

              Some may argue that she has just cause. She also has children with him, grown up though they may be, and for the sake of those children, she ought to have curbed he desire to destroy him. To go to ABC? Dag!

              If she thinks she’ll get any sense of satisfaction from doing this to him at this point in time in the nation’s history, she needs her head examined. She might be saying to herself, I got him, the bastard, and payback’s a female with a tail, meanwhile, Obama is completing the nation’s drive to serfdom.

              (This assumes Palin doesn’t get in, of course. BTW, did Romney pay her to do this? He’s very like Obama when it comes to getting rid of opponents.)

    • Dagobomb

      She should shoot for president or keep doing what she’s doing. Accepting anything else would compromise her just like the dems did to Hillary with the state dept. They don’t want her having any real power or influence. They dismiss her but cravenly beg for her support. When they think they get what they want, they’ll pat her on the head, give her a one way ticket to palookaville and ignore all the tea party and conservatives like they do now. It’s not just replacing Obama. It’s who we replace him with.

  • Journeymen

    Why is this a thread? Newt has previously said he would consider Sarah in his Adminstration and it was noted here.

    Edit: Oh I see it’s Mr Flesher doing this….hmmm!

    • goldenprez

      Journeyman … Right to the heart of the matter.

      As long as Steve Flesher is one of the "in crowd" you can bet that this site will remain Republicans4Gingrich.

      To say that Mr. Flesher does not get the significance of Mrs. Palin’s remarks on Hannity is to say that Obamao doesn’t "get" free market capitalism.

      Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

      Illegitimi non carborundum.

      Barracudas Maximus.

  • Guest

    Well, they both have lots of experience in dealing with ethics violations.

    • carmtom13

      Fyi Governor Palin won all the false accusations! I wish my state would have a governor like her. Maybe all the BS that is going on would stop. I see you did not do your homework!

      • Firelight

        Actually she "settled" one accusation.

        • ProudAmerican247

          "Actually she "settled" one accusation."
          —————————–
          If memory serves, she didn’t have to settle.

          It was done to just move on and not rack up attorney fees.

          Something like that.

          • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=683047859 Craig Phillips

            No, thats incorrect; its a great story if you can check it out.

            It was to do with a section of the ethics law where there was a gap or a grey area. I recal on this site, a link to hear Sarahs attourney in Alaska speak to ( not sure who but maybe ) Bob & Mark about the ethics thing. I recall there was a matter relating to family travelling with the Gov & whether the Gov should have to pay the kids expenses. There was nothing in the ethics law to cover this.

            Nevertheless, in spite of that issue not being covered in the law, and in spite of the fact that EVERY previous Gov had family fly with them at taxpayers expense, Sarah decided to get the law ammended to cover that isse, and even though the change to the law was not yet in place and she had done nothing wrong, she decided to back pay the expendses that were going to have to be paid in the future once the change went through – the change that she decided to impliment.

            Look, I might have the facts a bit fuzzy, however rest assured she had done no wrong at all, but decided to set an example to future Govenors to hold herself to a higher standard…one that wasnt even in place yet.

            That is so ethical it amazing.

            **Can we link up .the audio of one of those old interviews with her Alaska attorney explaining how amazing she was and how completely baseless every single ethics complaint against her was?

            • ProudAmerican247

              I think you’re right, Craig.

              I couldn’t recall what specifically it was, but I remember she wasn’t charged with any violation.

              I’m going to check it out. I’m sure I’ll find something because the worthless press made such a big issue of it.

              That’s why I stand with Sarah.

              Her honesty, integrity and putting-the-people-first attitude is what people love about her.

              Not to mention, getting something done that benefited the people and allowed Alaska to prosper.

              That’s why we need her for our next President!

              Thanks for the info, Craig!

              PALIN 2012

      • MarkRNY

        Hey, where the hell did the flag thing go?!

        • IsraeliCojones

          I was asking myself the same question with the troll downstairs.

          By the way, it’s not Disqus: the flag works on TheRightScoop.

          I think the mods here disabled it because some people were abusing its use (yes, there are some guys here who can’t stand a difference of opinion. Imagine that on a talkback *facepalm*.

          Now the problem is: normal people can’t flag the real trolls.

          I would have done something else: warn the abusers namely three times and then ban.

        • Guest

          I’m asking that, too. I just edited a comment I’d made, and I see it’s flagged for review. So,what’s happening with the flag thing?

    • TEXs

      Wrong place for a troll to insult Governor Palin.
      Get lost and get your head out of liberal RINO Willard’s a$$.

    • IsraeliCojones

      You mean, dealing with the Dems’ Alinsky tactics, right?

      Right?

    • overthecoastline

      "Well, they both have lots of experience in dealing with ethics violations."

      Please list which ones she has been charged with.  I’ll wait. 

    • jerseymark

      As in BOGUS ethics charges improperly filed for pure harrassment purposes? I knew that is what you meant.

  • JLAdevelop

    Politico has additional quotes from Newt from this interview:

    http://www.politico.com//blogs/burns-haberman/2012/01/gingrich-id-like-palin-in-my-administration-111341.html

    "Gov. Palin is somebody who I think was a very good reform governor. She was extraordinarily effective negotiating with big oil. She did a good job in the state of Alaska. I think she’s a very articulate leader of the tea party conservative movement. I was honored and delighted last night when she said if she were in South Carolina, she’d vote for Newt Gingrich. I hope everybody who likes her decides she’s right. And I hope they vote for me."

    Certainly, she’s one of the people I’d call on for advice. I would ask her to consider taking a major role in the next administration if I’m president, but nothing has been discussed of any kind. And it wouldn’t be appropriate to discuss it at this time."I’m just delighted that she and Todd have been both of them so supportive of my candidacy. And they recognize that, you know, I’m a tea party Reform conservative. I’m not part of the Washington establishment. And I think that’s the signal that her endorsement last night really sends."

    • goldenprez

      JLAdevelop … It certainly didn’t take him long to try to turn it into an "endorsement," did it?

      That is why Mrs. Palin specifically said it "was not" an endorsement!

      However, by trying to prolong the process, she made a calculated "mistake," which I am certain she will "correct" in her next interview … after South Carolina.

      Isn’t it interesting that one week prior to Iowa Mrs. Palin gave the same type of "shout out" to Rick Santorum. The result of which was to boost him into a virtual tie with Willard Romney. Now, one week prior to the primary, she boosts Mr. Gingrich into a "surge" in South Carolina.

      It is too bad that Mr. Perry is thinking about bowing out after Saturday, because he is next in line for a "boost."

      If you read the above quotes, the unmittigated hubris of Newt Gingrich jumps right off the page and smacks you in the face. This is exactly why he should not be President. If he got into office he would govern by his own "wisdom," which he obviously believes is superior to everyone else’s, including Mrs. Palin.

      The condescension in the quotes is jaw-dropping.

      What a buffoon!

      Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

      Illegitimi non carborundum.

      Barracudas Maximus.

      • bejocy

        Condescension wears an ugly face.

        He ‘thinks’ he’s ‘Tea Party reform conservative’….huh?  Where’d he get that term ‘reform’?  Maybe the author would like to work for him?

        Get real….she talks, throws out some real ideas…and they all scramble to grab and run with them.  They remind me of dogs knocking over garbage cans…. 

        • goldenprez

          bejocy … An excellent allusion.

          Mr. Flesher is beside himself with joy. He has been stumping for Mr. Gingrich for at least a couple of months. Unfortunately, as I have pointed out elsewhere, and many times before, Mr. Flesher is one of the "in crowd," here. A card-carrying member of "the clique."

          If you read the articles here, you will note a decided "lean" amongst the authors, moderators, and others in the heirarchy, toward Republican "politics as usual." They are constantly calling for us to "make a decision."

          As I note elsewhere, there is still 6 1/2 months to go for these Chinese Fire Drill primaries, and an additional 3 months after that until the Presidential election.

          However, our hosts here at C4P want us to make a "decision" now. They are like children who cannot hold their water, and have to cross their legs to keep from urinating in their pants.

          If you have been frequenting C4P for a while, you will note that they have driven away quite a number of solid, passionate Sarah Palin supporters.

          As they say, "The proof of the pudding is in the eating."

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non carborundum

          Barracudas Maximus.

      • wpmwindsong

        Yeh, we don’t want anyone who has a clear understanding of history, has made dramatic changes in entitlement programs, has balanced budgets for several years, has been supportive of Palin from the gitgo in 2008 while everyone else was piling on, is able to express ideas in cogent sentences that average people can understand and respond to with standing O’s, and has made mistakes that he has publicly acknowledged.  What a buffoon!  He must be smokin’ something.  Who does he think he is?  

        And who does Sarah think she is to suggest that she would vote for Newt in SC?  Doesn’t she know all the bad stuff about him?  I thought she was smart. /s

        I would suggest that we wait until after SC before we start to suggest how Palin will respond.  She is playing 3 dimensional chess where you wait to make your decision on your next move depending on what happens next, not before.  

        • goldenprez

          wpmwindsong … You are absolutely correct.

          I agree with you wholeheartedly. I want a President, a man with a clear understanding of history who believes that Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt were the 2 greatest Presidents in history.

          Ronal Reagan? Pshaw. Mr. Gingrich spoke for me when he said, "The era of Reagan is over."

          I want a President who understands baseline budgeting and how to make it work for him. Who didn’t let a dopey thing like taxpayers’ money stop him from adding additional billions to the budget, as long as he could "balance" that budget.

          I want a President who believes in Climate Change. Maybe then we’ll get the cap-and-trade legislation we so desperately need. Carbon trading and offsets will be great for restoring our economy.

          I want a President who is not afraid to say that trying to reform Medicare and Social Security is "right wing social engineering," and mean it. What the hell do I care if the credit rating of the United States is downgraded to D? What does that mean to me?

          And most of all, I want a President who will say anything to fool the people of the United States. They are all a bunch of "rubes" anyway. So what if he doesn’t believe any of it?

          I want a President who wants to "get elected." I don’t care what he stands for.

          You have totally convinced me that Newt Gingrich is my guy.

          I stand humbled in your, and his, prescence.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see..

          Illegitimi non carborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

          • wpmwindsong

            I wasn’t the one who just suggested voting for Newt in SC.  Sarah was, as was Todd. 

            Regarding Newt’s appreciation for FDR and TR, he knows that his analysis of the presidents does not get good marks from Republicans.  But Gingrich’s praise for Franklin Roosevelt is based on serious study of the style of his leadership, not his policies. 

            “The fact is that it was Franklin Delano Roosevelt who gave hope to a nation that was in distress and could have slid into dictatorship. Every Republican has much to learn from studying what the Democrats did right" This was from his speech to the House in 1995.  And when he says "what they did right", it means what they did right to accomplish their agenda.  The problem is that the Republicans never learn how to accomplish their agenda.  So Newt went on to show them how it is done.

            That speech was before all of his balanced budgets, his fights with Clinton over welfare, which Newt won by persistence, and his other conservative agenda items from his Contract With America.   He admired the man and how he brought a country together by his personality, but he applied his appreciation for FDR to conservative causes.  That is how a historian analyzes history. 

            His appreciation for Teddy was on the same vein.  His appreciation for Theodore was for the awareness that there is a governmental role for some regulation such as the "Food and Drug Administration" which does assure safe water for all and safe drugs.  The only other option is total Libertarianism which has no role of government on society health and well being.

            That said, when asked in Dec 2011 by Jake Trapper who the fifth president should be on Mount Rushmore,  Gingrich said he’d “go for five and six: F.D.R. and Reagan.”

            • goldenprez

              wpmwindsong … For my money, you can back any candidate that you like.

              I fought in a war to make sure of that.

              I believe you are misinterpreting Mr. Gingrich’s remarks. When he was cross-questioned by Glen Beck about his admiration for Theodore Roosevelt, he specifically stated that his admiration was for Roosevelt’s progressive agenda. I heard it with my own ears, and was flabbergasted.

              Mr. Gingrich is a believer in big government. There are way too many examples of this to put in this small space. Unlike a true conservative, Mr. Gingrich is a believer in government being the solution to all problems. We conservatives know, without question, that Ronaldus Magnus was 100% correct when he said, "Government is not the solution. Government is the problem."

              I know you to be a 100% supporter of Mrs. Palin. I believe you mis-read, or misunderstood, the context of her saying she would vote for Mr. Gingrich in South Carolina.

              I do not support candidates who are not constitutional conservatives. Newt Gingrich is not a constitutional conservative in any way, shape, or form.

              If you want to support him, that is totally your affair, and good luck. I caution you, by next week Mr. Gingrich is going to be so "underwater" he is going to need an aqualung to breath.

              Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

              Illegitimi non carborundum.

              Barracudas Maximus.
               

              • wpmwindsong

                I back Palin.  Have done so from the beginning.  She is not running right now, so I support who she would vote for in SC, which is not my state.  In addition, Todd’s comments are a factor.

                We can assume that she will do the same thing in Florida, my state, by suggesting who she would vote for here.  If it’s Newt, I will vote for him.  If it is Santorum, I would vote for him.  If it was in fact Romney, I would vote for him.  I’ve got problems with all of them.  But I have to vote for someone, and Sarah is not on the ballot in Florida. 

                That said, if she decides to not indicate her preference in Florida, I will at this moment vote for Newt, but like a chess game or a football game, the next play can cause a change of plans.  As I have said, I am taking one day at a time.  And Newt is not off the table.

                • goldenprez

                  wpmwindsong … You will note, somewhere above, I stated that I know you are a 100% supporter of Sarah Palin.

                  I have never questioned that, and never will.

                  Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

                  Illegitimi non carborundum.

                  Barracudas Maximus.

          • Banda31

            You are so sarcastic in a very funny way. I like that. I enjoy reading all your posts. Keep it coming.

            • goldenprez

              Banda31 … I appreciate the "thumbs up," and thank you for your support.

              Generally speaking, I am not sarcastic. As I have stated previously, I respond to people at the level they invite. You will very seldom find me sarcastic without due cause. To start out by being sarcastic, I believe, is unproductive.

              I try to be polite, and I make it a point never to engage in ad hominem attacks. If someone calls me names, I usually just ignore them forever.

              A good, honest discussion of ideas, and political analysis is where I live. I don’t like to waste time, or energy, in personal affrontery.

              Sometimes, though, as above, I can’t resist. A personal weakness, no doubt.

              Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

              Illegitimi non carborundum.

              Barracudas Maximus.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/William-Legge/100000581859671 William Legge

          Yes I hope and pray Governor Palin Gets in , but a Newt is better than a Romney. What has Romney done for conservatism? Newt in the past has been an effective leader for conservatism and has accomplished a lot. I was disappointed in some of his green stupidity and sitting with fancy Nancy, but I can over look that if Sarah does not run. But here’s hoping she does.

      • jerseymark

        You really can’t blame Newt for taking Sarah’s statement and running with it for Sarah’s "endorsement" is the GOLD STANDARD" and her statement was the closest she has ever come to an endorsement. Of course, Sarah giveth and Sarah will taketh away. This is because, regardless of the big deal it has fostered, it is the clearest statement yet that she is planning to get in and win the nomination. HOW CAN I SAY THAT? Just answer this one question – If she is committed to staying out of the race, why didn’t she just give a blanket endorsement to Newt at this crucial time when Romney is looking to nail the nomination down by the end of the month? Of the Non-Romneys, her statement indicates that in her judgment, Newt is the one best suited to take on and defeat Romney in the conservative state of SC. Coupled with her allusion to the other two "taking one for the team" and Newt is the guy, so why not a blanket endorsement?

        THE ONLY LOGICAL CONCLUSION TO WHY THE LIMITED ENDORSEMENT IS THAT SHE IS PLANNING TO GET IN AND HER STRATEGIC PLAN CALLS FOR NEWT TO SLOW DOWN THE ROMNEY MOMENTUM.

        • goldenprez

          jerseymark … No need for all caps, "I ain’t deef, sonny…" lol

          It was painfully obvious that Mrs. Palin was not "endorsing" Newt Gingrich. She went out of her way to make that plain, and she also said so, in just those words.

          Sean Hannity was pressing her for an "endorsement," which he knew he was not going to get. When he didn’t get it, he tried to "backdoor" it with a question about who she would vote for in South Carolina. So, she told him, adding enough codicils and disclaimers to make sure it was clear that she was not "endorsing" anybody, including Newt Gingrich.

          Based upon the quotes above, it appears that only Newt Gingrich, and Steve Flesher and the other Newt stumpers, believe that was an "endorsement."

          Mrs. Palin made it crystal clear that she was saying what she was saying so that the "process" would continue, and drag on to its final inglorious finish.

          Yes, I believe the lady has "a plan." I do not believe it involves the "establishment" GOP nomination, for the many reasons I have given in about a hundred comments.

          But you are 100% correct in assuming that, if she had "no plan," then there would be nothing to stop her from "endorsing" somebody. Which, we already see quite clearly, she is totally unwilling to do.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non carborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

          • jerseymark

            Sorry – I use caps for emphasis. At work, I do not have bold available.

            In a message dated 1/18/2012 9:32:21 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, writes:

            (http://disqus.com/)

            goldenprez wrote, in response to jerseymark:
            jerseymark … No need for all caps, "I ain’t deef, sonny…" lol

            It was painfully obvious that Mrs. Palin was not "endorsing" Newt Gingrich. She went out of her way to make that plain, and she also said so, in just those words.

            Sean Hannity was pressing her for an "endorsement," which he knew he was not going to get. When he didn’t get it, he tried to "backdoor" it with a question about who she would vote for in South Carolina. So, she told him, adding enough codicils and disclaimers to make sure it was clear that she was not "endorsing" anybody, including Newt Gingrich.

            Based upon the quotes above, it appears that only Newt Gingrich, and Steve Flesher and the other Newt stumpers, believe that was an "endorsement."
            Mrs. Palin made it crystal clear that she was saying what she was saying
            so that the "process" would continue, and drag on to its final inglorious
            finish.

            Yes, I believe the lady has "a plan." I do not believe it involves the
            "establishment" GOP nomination, for the many reasons I have given in about a
            hundred comments.

            But you are 100% correct in assuming that, if she had "no plan," then
            there would be nothing to stop her from "endorsing" somebody. Which, we already
            see quite clearly, she is totally unwilling to do.

            Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

            Illegitimi non carborundum.

            Barracudas Maximus.

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            • goldenprez

              jerseymark … No need to apologize. Didn’t you see my "lol."

              I was being facetious. I understood that you were using caps for emphasis, and not for shouting.

              No harm, no foul. Hang in there, bro, our day is coming.

              Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

              Illegitimi non carborundum.

              Barracudas Maximus.

        • barracuda43

          It is not needed yet.Why unload all the ammunition when you can fire a couple of shots and take care of the job at hand.Plenty of ammunition left.

      • susiepuma

        Yeah – too bad Perry is so far down – I believe Florida was/is going to be his state to win – guess we will see what happens…………………………………….

        • goldenprez

          susiepuma … Sad to say it looks like Mr. Perry may be through after South Carolina.

          His #1 backer at RickState, the all-knowing Mr. Erickson, who is thoroughly and completely a "Perry guy," is saying as much on RickState today. I have to believe that Mr. Erickson has excellent communication lines into the Perry campaign.

          However, with the news that Mr. Newt is about to get a "nuclear bomb" dropped on his head, Mr. Perry might go on to Florida. I would hope so. As I pointed out above, it is his turn for a "shout out" from Mrs. Palin, which would definitely "boost" him into contention with Mr. Romney.

          It would, of course, keep splintering the delegates and keep the "process" going. Which is exactly what Mrs. Palin wants.

          Of course, she could always switch to Rick Santorum, and "boost" him again with the same result.

          Just a quick note, between you and me, this "vetting" stuff is pure nonsense. We already know pretty much all the weaknesses of the GOP candidates. And we, as conservatives, have known them for quite a while. Dredging all their sludgy baggage through the slime of these dopey primaries is not "vetting." These guys are tearing each other to shreds.

          Mrs. Palin keeps saying it will make them "stronger." She knows it is just the opposite. It will weaken them to the point of being totally vulnerable. Again, which is what she wants. She will be able to pick off the "establishment" GOP nominee, and Obamao, like shooting fish in a barrel.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non carborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

        • barracuda43

          Perry is in fourth place in Texas.Get back to work govenor.

      • Guest

        Nice strategy of locking delegates to people who definitely have an axe to grind wit th Lying Mittster.

    • Bill589

      "I’m not part of the Washington establishment." 

      - Does he say this with a straight face?

      • jerseymark

        point of fact is that Newt is not and has never been a part of the Establishment. In fact, the Establishment hates him as he is not controllable by them and is looked upon as a "loose cannon" with all of his innovative ideas. Just because you spend you life in Washington does not mean you are part of the "in crowd".

        • Bill589

          But he appears to live at peace in DC. A reformer would not. Sarah would not.

      • barracuda43

        He is not.Thats why a lot of congressman did not like him.

    • bejocy

      Arrogance speaking again…
      …he can’t hold a candle to her….

    • IsraeliCojones

      I’m a tea party Reform conservative. I’m not part of the Washington establishment. And I think that’s the signal that her endorsement last night really sends.

      Duh.

      Don’t get carried away like that, Newt, it’s bad for health.

      She’s not that much into you, believe me.

      Now, be a good boy, go win SC: Romney must be slowed down for the true Tea Party Reform Conservative to jump in.

    • ProudAmerican247

      "And I think that’s the signal that her endorsement last night really sends." "
      ————————————–

      Whoaaa!!!! Nellie!!

      Hold your horses there, Newt!

      That was not an endorsement!

      She told South Carolinians to vote for you to keep the "vetting going".

      We have a lot more skeletons to remove from the closet…

      From your closet and Mittens’ closet.

      Need to get it all out in the open during the Repub primaries, so there’s no "October Surprise" for the Liberals to run with.

      Sarah will correct Newt’s error soon enough.

      PALIN 2012

      • barracuda43

        Pretty sure they talk on a regular basis.If there was a pproblem she would tell him then.

  • Reynolds88

    Yes, rather than run as VP, she could play an important role as Chief of Staff or Secretary of Interior, Energy Sec, Commerce Sec. etc.  I’m all for this.  (She might even pick little Ricky for "senate-liason" if he ever realizes that using big words like "hubris" to fight against Newt are not going to get him his way)

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002553244636 John JWilfred

      You don’t seem to have much respect for Sarah Palin. The 2012 POTUS is hers for the taking and you think she will settle for a Chief Of Staff for someone who could not even manage his own personal affairs? Let’s see what Marianne Newt has to say about her ex-husband.

      Sarah 2012
      Game On!

    • jerseymark

      If not President – VP or nothing. regardless of what you you would be for, she will NOT move her family to DC for a cabinet position. A strong VP very likely.

  • wisetrog

    The young Mr. Flesher couldn’t contain his enthusiasm.

  • patnatasha

    newt knows knows how to pander doens’t he?

  • AyePatriot

    Thanks, Newt, but no thanks.

    We’re holding out for Mrs. "Sudden & Relentless Reform".

    • wpmwindsong

      Newt is not just making this up.  It was Sarah herself who said that she would vote for Newt in SC, as did Todd.  What’s he suppose to do?  Blow her recommendation off? 

      She’s the quarterback, but it looks like everyone on the team is wanting to run a different play.  She has called the play and maybe this one is an audible; but that is no reason to tell her to go fly a kite.  If we are her soldiers, then it is time to snap to attention, salute and say yes ma’am. 

      Or go find another quarterback. 

      • goldenprez

        wpmwindsong … You seem to be a bit confused.

        Mrs. Palin did not say she "endorsed" Newt Gingrich. When Sean Hannity pressed her, she made it perfectly plain, to eveyone but you, that she was not "endorsing" Mr. Gingrich.

        She said she would "vote for him in South Carolina" to keep the "process" ongoing. She in no way said that she would "vote for him" because she agreed with him. You are misreading the quarterback’s signals, and are running "the wrong play."

        As a one-time college quarterback, I can tell you that if you did that to me, in the huddle I would tell you to "get your head in the game, or get off the field."

        Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

        Illegitimi non carborundum.

        Barracudas Maximus.

        • wpmwindsong

          I never said she "endorsed" Newt.   I said exactly what you said.   She did call the play, and the team needs to follow the call, whether in the huddle or as an audible.  

          I was only suggesting that we follow the play called which is to vote for Newt in SC, and then see what play is called next.  We can’t know now, because we don’t know if Newt was stuffed at the line or caught a touchdown.   As I have said before, I am taking this one day at a time.      

          By the way, it would be interesting to know what college. 

        • barracuda43

          For South Carolina she did.

    • Leroy Whitby

      Remember that Palin said that she would vote Newt in South Carolina. Until we hear differently, that’s the direction. Have to stop Romney or watch Romney’s weakness against the Obama machine.

  • BrianT51

    What do you expect him to say?  No, I don’t want her in my Admin?

    Of course he said it; he’s pandering to get all Sarah’s supporters to bail out his lousy campaign.

  • wiskeyjack

    Almost like clockwork whenever Newt recaptures his stride he becomes a self serving doof which smacks of a rino nature.  With Palin’s leadership skills only a rino or liberal could not recognize that if she had decided to run Newt would probably be out of the race by now.  He may need someone like Palin but Sarah does not need him in this capacity.  Newt should remember his place with the gifted Governor.

    • Leroy Whitby

      If she can save his bacon, he better!

  • blerch

    Unless it’s VP where she would  essentially be a co-President, it’s not worth it.  If one is a cabinet secretary, you essentially become apolitical when it comes to other topics, so she would truly be shackled.  And, I hope he would not be thinking of appointing her to lead some worthless task force where the recommendations of the task force are never implemented. 

    • Ryan

      Agreed, it would need to be the Veep spot, and have a portfolio being hers exclusively. Energy stands out, of course. The Department of the Interior stands out as well. 

      • wpmwindsong

        The VP’s only Constitutional duty is President of the Senate and replacement of President in case of death or removal from office,  The Constitution provides for a Cabinet to report to the President.  There is entirely too many people trying to rewrite the Constitution, like Obama is with his czars and unconstitutional executive branch organization. 

    • BrianT51

      But then during the campaign she would be stuck defending all Newt’s flip flops.  She did not like defending some of McCain’s positions but that would be a piece of cake compared what she’d have to go through trying to carry Newt across the finish line.  (Plus if Newt won the nomination I doubt he would pick Sarah.  He would figure he already has the Palin & conservative votes so would go Rubio for Fla or maybe Christie for moderate cover)

      • blerch

        Newt isn’t going to be the nominee, so this is all a moot point.
        Sent on the Sprint® Now Network from my BlackBerry®

        • barracuda43

          Considering he has cut Romneys national lead down to 3% and taken a small lead in South Carolina.Your comment is moot!

      • wpmwindsong

        Come on.  We need Rubio in the Senate for 12-18 years holding that Repub seat to protect a majority, and maybe he could become the Majority Leader which has 1000 times the power as the wasted position of VP.  There has got to be many other great potentials.  I’m sure Newt can come up with them.  

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002553244636 John JWilfred

        And she would have to defend Newt’s character flaws? The Governor would have nothing to do with Newt. I can see the LSM story. Birds of the same feather flock together…..The LSM already tried to smear her before. Associating herself with Newt is the last thing she should do.

    • goldenprez

      blerch … Don’t worry about it.

      Newt Gingrich is not going to win the "establishment" GOP nomination. That is going to be Willard Romney.

      This is brilliant "strategery" by Mrs. Palin. She knows neither she, nor Mr. Gingrich (or any of the others) can deny Mr. Romney the nomination. She is trying to splinter the amount of delegates that Mr. Romney accrues, so that the convention will have to be "brokered." Remember, this is the "establishment" GOP convention. Mr. Gingrich doesn’t have a "snowball’s chance."

      The result of all of these machinations, is to have the weakest Republican nominee. The reasons will be apparent to every conservative when Mrs. Palin declares for President. There will be rejoicing in the streets that they will not have to hold their nose and vote "establishment, work-across-the-aisle" again.

      Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

      Illegitimi non carborundum.

      Barracudas Maximus.

      • cathmom

        Pray God that you are right!!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

        that is plausible….   not sure how it would all play out but what the hell sounds good in January

        • goldenprez

          Dave Dowler … Quite.

          It is January, mid-January to be precise. There are still 6 1/2 months to go until the end of the primaries. And then an additional 3 months to the Presidential election. Not incidentally, there are primaries being held for House, Senate, and down-ticket elections that are probably more important the the Presidential nominating primaries.

          Mrs. Palin is in a position to do exactly what she did in 2010. She will be endorsing, and campaigning for, the most conservative candidates, whether they are GOP or not. We already know that she is a great supporter of TEA Party candidates.

          As you say, given the givens, what we actually "know" at this time, my analysis is "plausible."

          Is it subject to change? Of course, if additional facts, and I do mean facts not surmise or opinions, are learned. So far, this is what we have to work with.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non carborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

      • jerseymark

        While I have long ago projected a third party/independent run, I am not willing to cast aside the alternative route of the nomination. With all the winner-take-all states in the latter half of the primary schedule, Sarah would likely amass enoughto win outright or at least have the most going in which will lead to her nomination.

        • goldenprez

          jerseymark … I see you edited the typo … lol … but I knew what you meant.

          I don’t disagree with your analysis. I am just quite leary, and wary, of the "establishment" GOP. I have given innumerable reasons why they will fight tooth and nail to keep Mrs. Palin from the nomination.

          Also, she will be, in her own word, "schackled" with having to defend the "establishment" GOP. Doing that will leave absolutely no room for "sudden and relentless reform." It is that phrase that makes the GOP quake in their boots even more than the Democ-rats/socialists, as they want their turn at the socialist trough. Mrs. Palin is anthema to them.

          I believe she knows this. She is not so naive that she does not know who her real enemies are. All she has to do is examine how many of the "establishment" GOP came to her defense everytime she was attacked. Not only did none of them come to her defense, but many took the opportunity to climb on the bandwagon.

          If you can see a way around that, I am listening. But do not sell those "sell-outs" short. The "establishment" GOP is as morally and ideologically bankrupt as the other socialist Party.

          Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

          Illegitimi non carborundum.

          Barracudas Maximus.

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002553244636 John JWilfred

          Whether Sarah enters the GOP race or not, I still see a  third party run by Sarah Palin a very real possibility despite the fact that Sarah has said many times that it will hand the election to Obama. 
          If Romney is the eventual GOP nominee, most people think he will lose to Obama thanks to RomneyCare, flip flops, etc… If that’s the case, Sarah Palin may very well decide to mount a third party run because she has nothing to lose. Romney will lose anyway. A third party run may actually beat out both Obama and Romney. Sarah will attract the independents, the conservatives, the unhappy democrats and republicans alike. Even if she loses, this could provide a platform to build a serious third party that would challenge business as usual in DC. This will really change the political landscape of the USA.
          What’s more, it will help Sarah Palin if she decides to run in 2016.

          • jerseymark

            I am not too familiar with your posts but I have long advocated that position. I will repost my argument/analysis in favor of such a move.

            As a nation, we are at a crossroads. We have a President who appears to either be incompetent or is purposefully looking to transform this nation into a run of the mill European-style socialist state. We have folks on the Left now openly suggesting that we take a break from the Constitution so the President can do whatever he wants by executive order, even the cancellation of the 2012 election. We are desperately in need of real, honest to goodness Constitutional conservative leadership with an unabashed commitment to free markets and small government and the one person who personifies these principles within the Republican Party, Sarah Palin, has decided not seek the nomination of the Republican Party. Since so many of her supporters were convinced that she would get into the race and were equally convinced that she would win the nomination “going away”, this decision came as a shock and has left a huge void and we collectively wonder “where do we go from here”. There has arisen a grassroots effort to draw her into the race, to “ reconsider”, and the effort is strong and will be noticed in a big way which will be important in her run for President.
            Sarah has talked about focusing on the Senate, the House and the down ballot races this cycle, which is a repeat of 2010. While Sarah has on occasion stated that she is not interested in a third party run for the Presidency, she has also made comments about the Republican Party going the way of the
            Whig Party, the predecessor to the Republican Party. The comments on C4P
            have exploded as a result of this development and run the gamut. A couple
            months ago, a very interesting and inspiring article was written by an
            Englishman named Kevin (I don’t remember the last name) who has paid close
            attention to Sarah’s activities and this site. This article called Sarah Palin the
            We the People President and laid out what he thought was an obvious
            opportunity for Sarah to be elected President through a third party through the
            efforts of her supporters who collectively refuse to accept anyone else.
            This article brought tears to my eyes and reached down to my very soul and I
            have given the idea a great deal thought and am convinced that this is the
            unconventional move that will redefine politics in this country. I am
            writing to share my thoughts and analysis with regard to a third party under
            the banner of the “We the People Party”.
            1. Sarah decided not to seek the Republican Party nomination at least
            in part because the Party would “shackle” her, limit her flexibility and
            would likely not support her effort given her recent focus on the crony
            capitalism of BOTH parties. In addition, it is quite apparent now that the
            Party is committed to crushing the Tea Party movement rather than build upon
            it in a conservative direction and Sarah is the personification of the Tea
            Party principles.
            1. It is also quite apparent at this early stage that the Party is
            committed to the nomination of Mitt Romney and while Newt Gingrich is at the
            top in the polls at the moment, he certainly is not expected to stay there
            and we know the Establishment does not want him. When his poll numbers
            collapse as the others have, the conservative wing of the Party will have
            nowhere else to go but to support Romney as the focus will be to defeat Obama at
            all costs.
            1. It seems that Rubio was involved in the moving up of the Florida
            Primary to support Romney as such a move would have the effect of moving the
            other early primaries and the Iowa caucus up as well, thereby shortening
            the time that anyone else (i.e. Sarah Palin) would have to mount a
            challenge. Romney is looking to Rubio to bring Tea Partiers into line.
            1. Recent revelations clearly establish that Romney’s advisors who
            set up Romneycare were deeply involved in assisting and advising Obama’s
            folks in setting up Obamacare. Obama was even present and involved in at least
            one such meeting. This will seriously eliminate Obamacare as an issue in
            the General Election and it is now clear that Romney will work to repeal
            Obamacare rather than tweak it.
            1. A very recent poll indicates that 80% of the people think the
            country is on the wrong track and polls also indicate that more than two-thirds
            are very dissatisfied with BOTH parties. And this number is rising. Just
            this week, a study of party registration figures in the battleground states
            show people leaving both parties in droves with the Democrats being hit
            twice as hard as the Republicans, while those registering Independent has
            increased by 2/3 of the total losses to the Parties.
            1. Two-thirds of Republicans and two-thirds of independents
            self-identify as conservatives who in view of the above as well as his other liberal
            tendencies will not be happy with Romney as the nominee and will be crying
            for a strong conservative alternative.
            1. Recent polling concludes that more than two-thirds of the people
            would like to see a third party.
            1. Ultimately, the conservative independents would be very strong for
            Sarah BUT they would not be permitted to vote in many of the primaries BUT
            will vote in the General Election.
            Based upon these factors, I offer the following points with regard to the
            advantages and benefits of pursuing We the People Party in 2012:
            1. This route will free Sarah and her supporters from the time frames
            and requirements of the primary schedule as the time frames for getting on
            the ballots of the many states for the General Election are much later.
            This also gives Sarah the flexibility to campaign when, where and how she
            sees fit.
            1. This route unshackles Sarah and her supporters from any Republican
            Party interference, rules or constraints as to methods and message which
            permits Sarah to aggressively attack the Permanent Political Class in both
            parties, something she has already laid out as a major theme. We must
            recognize that once Sarah took this tack of attacking the crony capitalism in
            both parties, she effectively burned her bridge to the Republican Party elite.
            1. Between the O4P and its state subsidiaries and the Tea Party
            groups, there already exists a substantial ground presence that would naturally
            support the We the People Party and Sarah as its standard-bearer.
            1. The movie The Undefeated will become extremely relevant again and
            will be the cornerstone of the campaign as it establishes the truth about
            Sarah’s experience and capabilities, exposes the hatred on the Left which
            will drive conservative Democrats to Sarah and the Party and MOST
            IMPORTANTLY, it will inoculate folks against the attacks sure to come from both
            parties as it establishes the need of the Permanent Political Class to destroy
            Sarah as she is an existential threat to their power. After seeing the movie,
            those attacks will confirm this and cause the folks to become more
            committed to Sarah and the Party.
            1. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR THE “WE THE PEOPLE PARTY” BE PRESENTED
            AND UNDERSTROOD TO BE HERE TO STAY AND IS BIGGER THAN SARAH OR ANY OTHER
            INDIVIDUAL AS THIS WILL MAKE IT MORE ATTRACTIVE AND LEAD TO BROADER COMMITMENT
            AND SUPPORT. Sarah will appreciate and want this to be the case as it
            looks to the future and a long-term redefinition of politics in this country.
            1. As a political party, we need to tap into the Tea Party and look
            for constitutional conservatives to run in the down ballot races, either to
            endorse in the Republican primaries as occurred in 2010, or if and where
            possible run a slate of candidates under We the People Party, though there
            may not be enough time for 2012. However, this must be a focus for 2014 and
            2016.
            1. Of course, Sarah will need a Vice President on the ticket as well.
            I do not think anyone has thought that part through but it is important as
            the VP was a serious problem for Perot in 1992 and 1996 as being very weak
            and made the ticket look unserious. Even with that, I believe he got 19%
            in 1992 and was ahead in late June before withdrawing from the race only to
            get back in later.
            1. Once we commit to this path, we must recognize that we are
            committing to the risk of Obama’s reelection. This will be the attack from some on
            the Right with their kneejerk reaction and we must be uncompromising in
            response. WE HAVE TO TAKE THE POSITION THAT THE ONLY WAY OBAMA WILL BE
            DEFEATED IS TO VOTE FOR SARAH. THIS WILL FORCE ALL THOSE FOLKS PRIMARILY
            COMMITTED TO THE DEFEAT OF OBAMA TO MOVE TO SARAH. IT IS HARDBALL POLITICS. IT WILL
            WORK WELL WITH INDEPENDENTS.
            1. There is a tremendous undeveloped resource in the very many people
            who are politically uninvolved due to their disgust with the system and
            look at both parties as the same and corrupt. About 30% of registered voters
            and untold millions of non-registered folks fall into this category and
            Sarah’s record and message will pull these folks out of the woodwork big time
            which in itself will redefine politics.
            In conclusion, I firmly believe to the depth of my soul that this is Sarah’
            s God-given destiny as we make history and reset the course of this
            nation. I believe that people will go to the polls to vote for this alternative
            and that Sarah has the perfect record and message to make this work.

            In a message dated 1/18/2012 10:06:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
            writes:

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            John JWilfred wrote, in response to jerseymark:
            Whether Sarah enters the GOP race or not, I still see a third party run
            by Sarah Palin a very real possibility despite the fact that Sarah has said
            many times that it will hand the election to Obama.
            If Romney is the eventual GOP nominee, most people think he will lose to
            Obama thanks to RomneyCare, flip flops, etc… If that’s the case, Sarah
            Palin may very well decide to mount a third party run because she has nothing
            to lose. Romney will lose anyway. A third party run may actually beat out
            both Obama and Romney. Sarah will attract the independents, the
            conservatives, the unhappy democrats and republicans alike. Even if she loses, this
            could provide a platform to build a serious third party that would challenge
            business as usual in DC. This will really change the political landscape of
            the USA.
            What’s more, it will help Sarah Palin if she decides to run in 2016.

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      • barracuda43

        What are you smoking tonight.Newt can beat Romney with Sarahs assistance and we know sarah can clean Mittens clock if she was running.Been smoking over at the Paul camp tonight?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

      okay…..just suppose the Newter did pull this thing off and win the POTUS.  Palin in a powerful position would not be all bad. 

    • wpmwindsong

      Sorry, but VP is no a co-president.  The only Constitutional duty is figure head position of President of the Senate with the tie breaking vote, which is rarely required.  What did Bush I’s VP do, if you can remember him?  or Nixon’s, or Eisenhower’s, or quite frankly what exactly did Cheny actually do?   Cabinet positions are much more hands on.  And the only VP to actually get elected right after being VP was the wasted one-termer, Bush I; and before him it goes back to 1837.  

      • jerseymark

        You are forgetting that Newt is an old guy with a weight issue and being a heartbeat away from the oval office is not a bad thing. Who knows what the Lord has in mind as he holds the lives of Kings and Presidents in His hand. Remember, Reagan could have been killed with the one bullet ending up an inch from his heart. As long as she gets to the Presidency, I will leave it to the Lord to decide how that happens and He is most unconventional.

        • wpmwindsong

          I trust that you are not suggesting the God may have a plan to kill off the next GOP President if Sarah is the VP.   If so, I would take that into consideration if I was planning on asking Palin to be VP. 

          • jerseymark

            Once you are VP, that possibility always exists. If one is going to stand in the way of God’s will being do

            In a message dated 1/18/2012 10:42:56 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, writes:

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            wpmwindsong wrote, in response to jerseymark:
            I trust that you are not suggesting the God may have a plan to kill off the next GOP President if Sarah is the VP. If so, I would take that into consideration if I was planning on asking Palin to be VP.

            _Link to comment_ (http://disq.us/51pskb)

  • jeffo1

    Much of Romney’s investments are off-shore! Will that become a big issue?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

      yes whether it should be or not….wait till o’capone gets on that one this summer

  • Bill__Hughes

    To be honest, I think Newt is a guy Palin could work with.  I think he gets the mess we’re in.  I actually could see a Gingrich-Palin ticket in the event that she remains out of the race.  She’d get to tussle with Joe Biden again, and would only have to aggressively campaign for the final months of the campaign.  

    • Kalena

      Gosh, she would clean Biden’s clock in a debate.  He is such an embarrassing baffoon.

      And I could see her consolidating the dept of Energy, EPA, and dept of Interior into one cabinet position and riding herd over that integration with someone competent she could work with who would be appointed that Cabinet position.  I could see Newt delegating the whole energy independence to her.

      • wodiej

        "say it ain’t so Joe." lol….

  • http://conservatives4palin.com/ Mary Beth House

    This is extremely smart of Newt.

    Especially if he does well in SC…the perception will be that Governor Palin made sure he got over the top.

    That means she has specific, applicable power here.  That means we might have some chits to play here.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

      newter has been stepping in the crap all day…..  doesnt know when to keep his powder dry.

      • 01_Explorer_01

        Agreed,  Newt gets a bad case of the Herman Cains at times.  He goes along sailing then he says or does something and you say why did he do or say that.  If he flounders its his own fault.

  • Bill Steward

    If Sarah took a VP slot, wouldn’t that mean she really did want a Title, but just didn’t want to go through the campaign process..?? I’ve supported Palin for 3 years but if MAYBE getting her as a VP means that I’d have to first vote for Newt, I’d rather wait til 2016.. I’m not lowering my standards to vote for Newt, in hopes that Palin might get the VP nod…

    • TheresaAK

      LOL…poor Bill….

      • Bill Steward

        Aren’t you looking for the Newtsters site.???

        • wpmwindsong

          It’s not like Sarah (oh, and by the way, Todd also) didn’t mention Newt’s name as someone to vote for in SC.  That makes it C4P news.  The Palins want Newt to win SC.   Get with the program. 

          We don’t know what will happens after that, but she is the one driving the narrative. 

    • wpmwindsong

      Nose. Meet face.

      What’s wrong with you?  We trust her to be President, but we don’t trust her to be the quarterback getting there?  All that has happened is that Palin said she would vote for Newt in SC, and all he has said that he would put her talents to good use in his administration.  Nothing more. Nothing less. 

      And Bill gets all huffy about Palin taking or not taking a VP slot, and he would take his football home if it doesn’t go his way.  Just follow Palin’s lead for now.   You’re too many chess moves ahead of the game.

  • Nancy6

    Putting her on the ticket as VP is probably the only way he gets a sniff at The Oval Office.

    • Guest

      Agree, and I love Sarah, but man it would suck to see her have to carry another old goat to election day.

      disclosure: I plan to vote for Newt if he makes it to the PA primary.

    • wpmwindsong

      Team, the goal at this point is to stop Romney.  Whatever it takes.  Newt is not President yet, any more than Romney, but they are the ones in the fight; and Newt is the one Sarah is supporting in SC.  Can you see Romney saying that he would put Palin in his administration?   That tells you something.  As a matter of fact, has Santorum or Perry said anything good about Palin, even though Perry deserves his political life to her.  .  

      I’m taking this a day at a time.  Cut Romney off at the SC pass with Palin on the hunt.  Also, Florida, if possible.  Then see what happens.  If Newt can do that, then Santorum and Perry have to call it quits.  Who knows what happens after that?  If Palin had anything to do with it, it’s a whole new ballgame. 

      It looks like Sarah was right.  She has been more influential as a non-candidate up to now.  We need to trust Sarah’s instincts. 

      • MaMcGriz

        Well said.

      • IsraeliCojones

        I’m taking this a day at a time.

        I wish everybody here had that wisdom.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

      she would not do it.  it really doesnt make any sense for her.  Only way maybe is if she were to get in and run strong for awhile but falls short, then maybeeeeeeeee

      • Nancy6

        It’s the only way he……..again, he has a chance, at anything, at winning a Primary, at winning the nomination, at winning The White House.

  • http://lenbilen.com/ Lennart Bilén

    Sure, she could be President and Newt could be VP. Sounds good to me.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Dowler/100000243672227 Dave Dowler

      i could live w that

    • bejocy

      I’ve always liked the Palin/West idea

  • Reloading

    If Sarah took any position in the Gingrich administration, her POWER and INFLUENCE would essentially be NEUTERED.!!!!!!  Read that any way your want!!

  • Polarbearpapa

    Basher Bill peeing down both legs with this little news blurb……….this could cause his true nature to come to full blossom….

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