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ABC News + Video: "The Forgotten Candidate: Ron Paul Gathers Momentum, Has Sights Set on Newt Gingrich"

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"While portions of the national press corps have declared the GOP primary a two-man race between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, the tenacious Texas Congressman on his third run for the White House, is quietly picking up speed.

The libertarian leaning Texas Congressman is buoyed by strong poll numbers. In the latest ABC News/ Washington Post poll, Paul is polling in the top three in both Iowa and New Hampshire. Similar polls by NBC, CBS, and the Des Moines Register show the same.

Paul has set his sights on Gingrich, releasing videos that criticize the former House Speaker for a career in politics and policy shifts." Full article below PLUS video!!


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Lousy interview.

If you are going to title the Interview "The Forgotten Candidate: Ron Paul," asks Ron Paul questions about Ron Paul, not Newt Gingrich and not Mitt Romney.

It's too bad hypocrisy and stupidity are not capital offenses.

Newt Gingrich | Video: Newt

Newt Gingrich | Video: Newt Speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition Candidate Forum
Newt discusses his support of Israel and his plan to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Israels chosen capital of Jerusalem.

I've been kicked off/blocked from his FB page, so can't leave comments. Maybe some of you guys would like to head over there...it's scary how many anti-Muslim racist remarks are on that post. If comments were remotely perceived as anti-Israel, you'd be flamed over there.

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I tried to watch that video of newt speaking. It just makes me sick to watch someone stand there and lie.

Very weak interviewer

This guy has a long way to go to get a live desk! He sounded more like he wanted to interview Newt or Mitt. Just couldn't accept the notion that that it takes two to flip-flop, and that would be Newt-Mitt. Ron Paul was bored with the dumb questions.

alan laney

I am completely flummoxed

by the way people are accepting and flocking to Gingrich.

I just got an e-mail from a man I highly regard - I sent him the Newt-Onian Foreign Policy article that quotes Gingrich's desire to wage war across the globe.

My friend's response:

This rant on Gingrich is obviously from one opposed to his becoming president.

They have presented their skewed view of him, painting him as a war-monger.

No presidential candidate in his right mind, who is running for president, would openly declare they wanted to "wage war" with the likes of N. Korea.

This is so disheartening - I can not BELIEVE people are so short-sighted. Gingrich is DANGEROUS!

Here is the article I referenced: http://lewrockwell.com/dilorenzo/dilorenzo220.html

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Did you send your friend the Newt Video?

The one the campaign just did? :)

I mean if someone sees him say those things with his own mouth and can't see something is wrong or at the very least doesn't make them want to dig deeper, they are pretty lost.

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Article by Robert Novak on Gingrich's

Newt Gingrich's Skeleton Closet

This is a pretty informative article about Newt Gingrich. Written by Newt's old friend Robert Novak. The statement by Gingrich's former campaign treasurer (Kip Carter) made me sick to my stomach. Ron Paul must be elected he is one of the most honest and moral people in Washington.

No sound bites, so It won't be aired. That's how it works in DC

Ron paul too clever to allow himself to be trapped into saying something they can turn around and bite him in the as$ with..

I'm betting it won't be aire because there is nothing controversial to report.

Will this be on air?


We gotta take down Newt

I mean hard core in the next few weeks. There's plenty of junk on Newt. It's time to take OUT the TRASH.

My FB profile pic is the $1.6Million dollar man Newt pic

We should make that pic go viral....remind everyone he is just another lobbyist on the take for the highest bidder

RP R3VOLution

Spread this clip to conservatives

This clip from NBC Nightly News highlights Newts failures as Speaker of the House



“He’s been on a lot of different sides on all the issues,” Paul told ABC’s Jon Karl today. “He may be the opposite of what I’ve been doing for 30 years. My positions haven’t changed all that much.”

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very good .... we all need to do something to promote Ron Paul everyday from here on into the winter primaries etc...

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My mother was telling me last night about Romney's appearance
on "the View" and what a nice man he seems to be.
She's 92 years old, lives in a retirement community
and it scares me as how many others are being "programmed"
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I try to explain things to her, but have better results
with my aunt, who is a year younger.

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simply nutty.

i read a comment at the bottom of the news page - the linked article above - and some dude actually said that it's a known fact that the paul campaign PAYS for spammers to basically go to every website and write positive comments about ron....

jesus......this is really crazy when reality looks fake - and the fake looks real.

J - E - S - U - S....................

like anyone told us at the beginning of our lives that we'd be having to deal with THIS bull$hit......like life wasn't already replete with infinite space/time - enough to drive insane anybody willing to lift their heads out of the sand for three seconds - somebody had to go and throw in THIS!

like my grandfather said, standing looking at a near ruined house my parent's wanted to buy to fix up,"wull gaaaaaawd daaaaaaaaamn."

Be careful who you call on

Be careful who you call on dude. We're only "nutty" to folks like you who have bought into the lies hook, line, and sinker. People are catching on. (Oh, and BTW, I have received exactly zero cents since BEFORE I started supporting Ron Paul in 198-FOUR - go figure that out for yourself.)

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel... The battle, Sir,

Paul has his sights set on

Paul has his sights set on Gingrich from the rear-view mirror of his big rig truck. That's how he rolls.

Dr. Paul, the 45th President :^)

Jovial, relaxed, confident and why not when you are true to yourself and liberty, wonderful!!!

You could tell he LIKED DR. PAUL....

The times they are a changin'...

I need to give more money to the brochures. Hmmm!

Backhanded Compliment

It's simply more of the same sleazy tactics from the MSM. Ah, stress the "electability" issue among potential caucus attendees and marginalize Ron's steady rise in the polls. When Paul finally begins to win, the leaderless sheep will finally hear their master's voice among the strangers in the pen.

I simply chuckle at the allegation that potential caucus attendees think Ron is 21% "points" less "electable" than Gingrich in a race with Obama. Actually, it's the other way around ... ;)

Mr. Consistancy

Thanks for posting this.

great interviewer

Showed respect. Was a light hearted interview. Ron laughing alot helps his image Im sure.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Newt, come on, 30 pounds??!!!!

Sorry, I'd say the doctor comes in and says, "Newt, you're morbidly obese, you're gonna die soon. You won't change your habits, so we need to cut you open and do gastric bypass!!!"

I sure do not like the looks

I sure do not like the looks of those polls he quotes..I remember last time, when we all thought they were wrong and they were about exactly right..geeze.

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Thanks Brian

ABC No allow video embed, it looks like. Until it shows up on YouTube...

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

embed code?

If you click the little share thing (three little people next to full screen) from the article it says embed code...

got it


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