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Stupid Congress: 20 years of GOP war on congressional competence

5 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Ever since Newt Gingrich consolidated power in 1995, purging any Congressional technical experts who might question his judgment, the GOP has waged war on intelligence in the halls of Congress, leaving an expertise void that has been filled by lobbyists, especially the Heritage Foundation, and an oversight void that hasn't been filled at all. Read the rest

Lamar Alexander to Boost Re-Election Bid With Rand Paul

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.) has rolled out endorsements from Newt Gingrich and Mike Huckabee and on Friday his Senate office announced he’ll host a Monday "health-care roundtable" with Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.).

Groupthink: CNN’s Crossfire Experiments with Four Co-hosts

In what appears to be the equivalent of a “Hail Mary” in football, CNN’s Crossfire did something unusual this week by placing all four co-hosts (SE Cupp, Newt Gingrich, Van Jones, and Stephanie Cutter) on the program at the same time. CNN called this an “experiment,” but it is an obvious attempt to see if […]

Hillary Clinton Is Just Like Kim Kardashian?? This Politician Thinks So!

Are there any two celebrities more similar than Hillary Clinton and Kim Kardashian? Of course not, if you ask Newt Gingrich. The former Speaker of the House was on CNN's Crossfire discussing the Former Secretary of State's political prowess as a possible Presidential candidate. Not only does he think it's not up to par with hubby Bill [...]

Newt Gingrich Compares Hillary Clinton To Kim Kardashian

Former Republican presidential candidate and speaker of the House of Representatives explained why he thinks watching Hillary Clinton campaign is like watching reality television star Kim Kardashian try to dance on CNN's "Crossfire" Wednesday. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich: Hillary Clinton is kind of like Kim Kardashian

Hillary Clinton can't dance to save her life, according to Newt Gingrich's metaphor about the former secretary of state. Speaking on CNN's Crossfire Tuesday, Gingrich said Bill Clinton, "is to politics what Fred Astaire is to dancing. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Compares Hillary Clinton to Kim Kardashian

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

During another host-only edition of CNN's Crossfire Tuesday, Newt Gingrich reached back to 2011 to draw an elaborate analogy between Hillary Clinton and Kim Kardashian.

John McCallum — 3rd place finisher in CD 1 primary — endorses Buddy Carter

From the Savannah Morning News’ John McCallum endorses Buddy Carter in congressional race: With 20.5 percent of the votes, McCallum, a businessman and aide to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, finished third among the crowded field of six candidates in the May 20 primary, just 1,175 votes shy of second-place finisher Bob Johnson. His endorsement […]

Patrick Millsaps Launching Talent Management Company

Georgia politico and former Newt Gingrich Presidential Campaign Manager Patrick Millsaps has gone Hollywood.  Well, Hollywood is going Georgia these days and Millsaps is shifting toward the industry that Georgia’s film tax credit has helped firmly establish here. Show More Summary

Like it Or Not, Being a Likable Candidate is Likely Important

In one very important way, presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is more like Newt Gingrich than her husband Bill. Democrats would be wise to consider that before the primaries begin.

Republicans United on Climate Change

6 months agoNews : News Desk

Remember when climate change could be a bipartisan issue? Newt Gingrich and Nancy Pelosi did an advertisement together, boasting of their partnership on the challenge it posed. John McCain also believed that man-made climate change was an urgent problem. Show More Summary

In #GASen, Jack Kingston Picks up Newt Gingrich’s Endorsement

Former Georgia congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is getting on the Jack Kingston endorsement bandwagon. In an announcement from the Kingston campaign, Gingrich says, I counted on Jack Kingston to help me implement the Contract with America, enact welfare reform, and balance the budget for the first time in a generation. I […]

Newt Gingrich: “If Millennials Experience A ‘Major Attack’ They’ll Love The NSA”

6 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

This week Newt Gingrich made an appearance on Meet The Press to discuss the NSA and whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Gingrich: ‘1st Major Attack on US, Millennials’ Will Change Minds on NSA

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich excoriated NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Meet the Press Sunday morning, arguing that he had set a dangerous precedent by leaking classified information about U.S. surveillance operations, and that younguns would no longer hold him in such esteem were there ever a major attack on the United States.

One Man's Crazy Quest To Build a House on the Moon

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There's no end to fantasies about living on the moon. Actually possible moon bases, fictional Nazi moon bases, insane Newt Gingrich moon bases. Swedish artist Mikael Genberg has a more modest goal: one, tiny, uninhabited lunar house by 2015. Read more...

Ted Strickland Calls Out Ben Carson For Divisive Remarks Comparing America To Nazi Germany

CNN still looks like they're doing their best to try to compete with Faux "news" in the wingnut department with this latest edition of Crossfire. Co-host and disgraced former Speaker of the House and serial adulterer Newt Gingrich was...Show More Summary

The Seductive Allure of "Ideas"

In 1994, as Republicans were headed for a historic midterm election victory, Newt Gingrich and his compatriots produced the " Contract With America," a point-by-point description of what they wanted to do should they prove victorious. Show More Summary

This Month From World Net Daily

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

About the cover story in this month's magazine from World Net Daily: Newt Gingrich called it an “open, blatant example of the new fascism,” Charles Krauthammer called it “totalitarian,” Pat Buchanan labeled it “the new blacklist” and RedState headlined it as “a fascist purge.” And it wasn’t just conservatives sounding the alarm. Show More Summary

Good advice from bad people

6 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Zac Bissonnette says even horrible people like Donald Rumsfeld, Newt Gingrich, and Bernie Madoff are occasionally worth listening to. Read the rest

Conservatives Tout Criminal Justice Reform Efforts in States

Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that the federal government could stand to learn a thing or two about criminal justice reform from the states

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