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Gingrich's Moon Base

It seemed Romney was somewhat taken aback this last debate, when asked to specifically identify issues on which he disagreed with Newt Gingrich.

You, like myself, may have been taken aback when Romney launched with "lunar colony".

Clearly something like this is too far-fetched not to be true.

And indeed, The Economist quotes Gingrich as in favor of a moon base.

It also notes that he "has no Hayekian modesty to restrain his faith in statist endeavor." ie, he is a moon-base-loving progressive statist.

He even suggests we can use a giant magnifying glass to enhance the moon's ambient light...so we don't have to use electricity to light out highways at night time.

Clearly, Newt's lack of organizational strength is forcing him to pander to increasingly obscure interest groups.

Newt does fancy himself an ascendant historical figure.

And I'd agree, if by 'historical' one meant 'bat-sh$t crazy'.

How is it exactly that the media have written Paul off as the "crazy uncle" in the race while Newt gets to have a history of saying things like this go unexamined?!

Hats off to Romney for bringing this inconsequential, though entertaining, fodder to the fore.



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'Newt Zaitsev'

I knew this guy seemed familiar ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=692xwcADYdw

donvino

You know your history! Very impressive find.

Вы знаете свою историю! Очень впечатляет найти.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Thank you

I would speculate Newt's background is from over there.

He would make a very good 'party' member lol

donvino

The Zeon

have invaded Von Braun! Newt as leader of the Earth Federation what will you do?

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I'm in favor of a moon base,

I'm in favor of a moon base, as long as Richard Branson, or some other private entity funds it's development. Otherwise, fuggeddaboudit.

How can it be? How does man survive? Is a lie faster than light?

Study: Van Allen Belt Moon hoax

For those that insist on believing NASA got to the Moon with men on board spacecraft, ask yourself how an aluminum foil Lunar Lander navigates? Where were the big rocket engines? What was required to return the Lunar Lander to lunar orbit? Did they just say, "Mission accomplished?"

Why was there no 2 second delay in audio transmissions between the men supposed to be on the Moon & the Earth bound Mission Control? Did they transmit conversation faster than the speed of light?

Tis it all but a lie? A hoax?

Thank you for leaving government funding out of Mooning the world.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

NASA: Mooning the world on your tax funded billions.

NASA funded Stanley Kubrick film: A grainy black & white film to document their decade long boondoggle. Sound quality was that of a 100 year old shortwave broadcast... with lots of beeps & other nonsense. No orchestra. Tax funded.

A $5 movie ticket bought a front row seat in a fine movie house with a color silver screen talky. Wonderful orchestra. Small sales tax levied in some states.

Gingrich had nary a cameo. No part. Nothing.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

He'd have to deal with these

He'd have to deal with these guys:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHizioHfKiw&feature=related

And you do NOT want to deal with them!

Indeed!

We've already dealt with the "terrorist" Mooninites in Boston a few years back! ;D

A signature used to be here!

I'm glad somebody besides me

I'm glad somebody besides me remembers that. That was the all time funniest moment in the "war on terror!"

Jazz to Moon base 2

Jazz to Moon base 2

Bumblebee and Spike here!

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More like Dr.Who

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJn4qQiz2bY&feature=fvst

Someone needs to make a Newt Gingrich Moonbase video with the Newt 2012 logo on it with him talking about space exploration and lunar colonies.

It would be a complete riot.

"It does not take a majority to prevail but rather an irate, tireless minority keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

--Samuel Adams

Now

All we need is a little Energon and a lot of luck.

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well when there is no real difference

I guess Lunar bases was the best he could do. I vote Newt and Romney be the first to visit the Lunar bases with a one way ticket in hand.

One price: one way; two-way or lifetime. Same cost.

One-way, two-way or lifetime ticket voucher may well be priced the same. Sending anyone to the Moon is a lifetime experience, no matter how many times they imagine or pretend to go.

See Stanley Kubrick, film maker work:

  • $5 ticket = 2001 Space Odyssey, 1968 (color)
  • Billion dollar boondoggle = Apollo Lunar landing, 1969 (black & white)

Both ways to the moon, Stanley Kubrick filmed, directed, & profited.

Newt made nary a cameo. Much ado about nothing.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

I admit, I didn't hear the

I admit, I didn't hear the first part of Romney's reply...thanks for bringing this up. I also didn't catch the audience's reaction...was it boos or cheers? Or just plain shock?

it was interesting...

Romney was saying that he wasn't going to attack Newt, just highlight differences. The moderator asked him to list a few of them and for a split second, Romney had a "deer in the headlights" look. I honestly couldn't hear the audience over my own laughter.

He fumbled for a second, and came up with the moonbase, child labor laws, and something about capital gains taxes.

Wow...those are the major

Wow...those are the major differences between him and Newt, according to Romney?! bwahahahaha....

laughter...and newt knew he

laughter...and newt knew he looked like a giant dick

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