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The Rick Perry Mug Shot Was Delicious, If You’re Rick Perry

There’s a saying that goes something like this: “If you shoot the king, you’d better kill him.”   This means, if you don’t, he’ll get you.  Newt .Gingrich learned this when he went after President Clinton.  The GOP will learn that lesson again if they impeach President Obama, though they may get a smaller lesson with the lawsuit [...]

Buchanan: Don't Impeach Obama

Patrick Buchanan: Republicans should drop the talk of impeachment. For the GOP would gain nothing and risk everything if the people began to take seriously their threats to do to Barack Obama what Newt Gingrich's House did to Bill Clinton.... Show More Summary

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

Even Newt Gingrich Is Jumping On The Iran Nuclear Talks Bandwagon Now

Despite formerly calling for military strikes against Tehran, the former Speaker is now hoping that a peaceful deal can be achieved. The post Even Newt Gingrich Is Jumping On The Iran Nuclear Talks Bandwagon Now appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Newt Gingrich Takes Up For The Poor Downtrodden Homophobes

Leave it to CNN's Newt Gingrich to be the one to take up for those poor picked on homophobes following the reaction to the kiss Michael Sam shared with his partner following the news that he was going to be drafted by the St. Louis Rams. From CNN's Crossfire this Monday: GINGRICH: Jamal, let me give you an example. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Calls For Public Ownership Of Professional Sports Teams

"Green Bay, not billionaires, is the model" for sports ownership, Gingrich tweets. And that's a great idea. The post Newt Gingrich Calls For Public Ownership Of Professional Sports Teams appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The GOP endorsement-fest

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

It's getting hard to keep track of, but we think it goes something like this: Rand Paul endorses Greg Brannon Mike Huckabee endorses Mark Harris Jeb Bush endorses Thom Tillis and in the latest news, Newt Gingrich endorses Juniorberger. We...Show More Summary

Republicans will donate to anything

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Raising money for Republicans must be a scam artist's dream, whether you're talking about Newt Gingrich getting millions from Sheldon Adelson to wage a hopeless presidential campaign or you're talking about Karl Rove's exceptional talent at convincing wealthy GOP donors to part with their cash. Show More Summary

Fox's Tantaros: Kathleen Sebelius Was Obama's Human Shield

From the April 11 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: No Love Lost Between Conservative Media And Sebelius Upon Her Resignation Newt Gingrich Thinks Kathleen Sebelius Is More Dishonest Than Richard Nixon Ingraham Claims HHS Secretary Sebelius Is "Dedicated To Terminating" Life With "Death Panels" In Parody Voice

Gingrich: Unlimited Campaign Spending Equalizes Middle Class And Billionaires

This is why television makes you stupid. Yesterday on This Week, Jon Karl sat there while utter nonsense flew out of Newt Gingrich's mouth and across the airwaves without giving Newt so much as a sideeye. During a discussion about the horrible McCutcheon v. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich: Eliminating Campaign Finance Laws Will ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’

Newt Gingrich says that doing away with campaign finance restrictions will limit the influence of powerful donors and political organizations. But it really would accomplish just the office. The post Newt Gingrich: Eliminating Campaign Finance Laws Will ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Say What? Gingrich Says Remoivng Donor Limits Will ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’

Gingrich: Remove Campaign Donor Limits To ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’ (via http://crooksandliars.com) By David April 6, 2014 12:10 pm – Comments Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich argued on Sunday that allowing unlimited campaign contributions was a necessary step to “equalize” the middle class with the rich. Show More Summary

Gingrich: Remove Campaign Donor Limits To 'Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich'

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich argued on Sunday that allowing unlimited campaign contributions was a necessary step to "equalize" the middle class with the rich. Last week, the Supreme Court followed it's controversial...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich's new big idea: Unlimited donations from billionaires, directly to candidates

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

So Newt Gingrich says that he wants to level the playing field with guys like Sheldon Adelson... but I do not think Newt Gingrich thinks leveling the playing field means the same thing that you and I think it means: Former House speaker...Show More Summary

Sheldon Adelson ring-kissing weekend confirms GOP 2016 field will be awesome

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yes, I know the GOP's 2012 field will be hard to beat—it's difficult to imagine a more entertaining clown show than the one that starred Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, and Newt Gingrich. But now that 2016 is essentially upon us, we don't have to imagine what the next clown show will be like—we can experience it for real. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Says The Man Who Gave Him $15 Million Has Too Much Influence

Newt Gingrich complaining about the influence of wealthy donors would be like Sarah Palin complaining about elected officials who quit their elected posts for fame, money and glory. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R), whose 2012 presidential bid was boosted by $15 million spent by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife, on Friday decried […]

The clown show goes to Vegas

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In 2012, Sheldon Adelson was the ATM that kept his longtime buddy Newt Gingrich's campaign alive. Functionally, it was no different then setting fire to big piles of cash, though it was either more or less entertaining, depending on your perspective. In 2016, however, Adelson won't dump money on the basis of personal friendship. Show More Summary

Newt explains why Hillary is a lightweight just like Paris Hilton

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We all can't be famous for being forced out of office in disgrace 20 years ago, but... Newt Gingrich: CNN host and former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday said that Hillary Clinton would eventually lose support...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Rejects Hillary’s Achievements: She’s Only ‘famous For Being Famous’

CNN host and former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday said that Hillary Clinton would eventually lose support for her 2016 White House bid because she was only "famous for being famous." Speaking to the Clinton...Show More Summary

"Famous For Being Famous": CNN's Newt Gingrich Dismisses Hillary Clinton's Accomplishments

From the March 23 edition of CNN's State of the Union: Previously: Media Distort Clinton's Record With "Reset" Fixation Schoen Wrong On Hillary Clinton's State Tenure How The Press Turns All Foreign Developments Into Bad News For Hillary Clinton

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