The "Newts" Fact-Sheet...Required reading..Needs to go Viral.Submitted by cheesey on Wed, 12/07/2011 - 18:47
WHAT IS NEWT GINGRICH’S VOTING RECORD ???
10/22/1991 – Voted for an amendment that would create a National Police Corps.
03/-/1993 – Voted for sending $1.6 Billion in foreign aid to Russia.
11/19/1993 – Voted for the NAFTA Implementation Act.
11/27/1994 – Supported the GATT Treaty giving sovereignty to the U.N.
08/27/1995 – Suggested that drug smuggling should carry a death sentence.
04/25/1996 – Voted for the single largest increase on Federal education spending ($3.5 Billion)
04/10/1995 – Supported Federal tax-dollars being spent on abortions.
06/01/1996 – Helped a Democrat switch parties in an attempt to defeat constitutionalist Ron Paul in 1996 election.
09/25/1996 – Introduced H.R. 4170, demanded life-sentence or execution for someone bringing 2 ounces of marijuana across the border.
01/22/1997 – Congress gave him a record-setting $300,000 fine for ethical wrongdoing.
11/29/2006 – Stated that free speech should be curtailed in order to fight terrorism. Called for a “serious debate about the 1st Amendment.”
02/15/2007 – Supported Bush’s proposal for mandatory carbon caps.
09/28/2008 – Stated if he were in office, he would have reluctantly voted for the $700B TARP bailout.
10/01/2008 – Stated in an article that TARP was a “workout, not a bailout.”
12/08/2008 – Paid $300,000 by Freddie Mac to halt Congress from bringing necessary reform.
03/31/2009 – States we should have Singapore-style drug tests for Americans.
07/30/2010 – States that Iraq was just step one in defeating the “Axis of Evil”.
08/03/2010 – Advocates attacks on Iran & North Korea.
11/15/2010 – Defended Romney-care
12/05/2010 – Stated that a website owner should be considered an enemy combatant, hunted down and executed, for publishing leaked government memos.
01/30/2011 – Lobbied for ethanol subsidies.
01/30/2011 – Suggested that flex-fuel vehicles be mandated for Americans.
02/13/2011 – Criticized Obama for sending less U.S. tax dollars to Egypt.
02/15/2011 – Wrote book saying he believes man-made climate-change and advocated creating “a new endowment for conservation and the environment.”
03/09/2011 – Blames his infidelity to multiple wives on his passion for the country.
03/15/2011 – Stated that NAFTA worked because it created jobs in Mexico.
03/19/2011 – Shows no regrets about supporting Medicare drug coverage. (Now $7.2T unfunded liability)
03/23/2011 – Completely flip-flopped on Libyan intervention in 16 days.
03/25/2011 – Plans to sign as many as 200 executive orders on his first day as president.
04/25/2011 – Became paid lobbyist for Federal ethanol subsidies.
05/12/2011 – More supportive of individual health-care mandates than Mitt Romney.
06/09/2011 – Campaign staff resigned en mass.
07/15/2011 – Poorly managed campaign is over $1 Million in debt.
08/01/2011 – Hired a company to create fake Twitter accounts to make fake followers.
10/07/2011 – Stated he’d ignore the Supreme Court and bypass the constitution and congress.
As posted by "The GreatGazoo" on Business Insider.