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Newt Gingrich: I’m on Team Paul-Cruz

By TAL KOPAN | 8/1/13 10:44 AM EDT

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are among the few members of the Republican Party courageous enough to ask important questions, and that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie represents an establishment growing “hysterical” over their strength.

“I consistently have been on the side of having the courage that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have, and I think it’s sad to watch the establishment grow hysterical, but frankly they’re hysterical because they have no answers,” Gingrich said Thursday morning on “The Laura Ingraham Show.”

Gingrich was weighing in on an escalating war of words between Christie and Paul that was set off over their differing views on NSA surveillance of Americans. Gingrich told Ingraham that the party needs to admit that its national security strategy of the last decade was a failure, and Cruz (R-Texas) and Paul (R-Ky.) are leading the way.

POLITICO: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/newt-gingrich-rand-pau...

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two of a kind. Just different

two of a kind. Just different presentation

stand with rand the same way rand stood up for his Father

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution

Gingrich Reminds Me Of A Squirrel With a Mouthful of Nuts

He is another fat bastard who gorges himself like no tomorrow

Fat bastard (Fat) vs. Bacon Boy (Fatter)

Uncle Ronnie needs to take these two fat fuc#ers on a 20 mile bike ride. Christe and Gangreen would probably pass out and drop dead 5 miles down the road..

Newt is on Team Christie - Team Neocon Rino

Newt is on Team Christie - Team Neocon Rino

What an opportunist!

Funny that you were on the side of that "Establishment" just one short year ago...that is funny Newton!

Father - Husband - Son - Spirit - Consciousness

I was thinking the same

I was thinking the same thing! This guy would sell his grandmother to get elected lol

Newt, the boat isn't big

Newt, the boat isn't big enough to fit you, sorry buddy.

Southern Agrarian

If Rand is willing to make space for Christe...

I'm sure there's some space for Newt :)

I am still reserving judgment on Rand. The way I see it, if you're like me and embrace Ron Paul 99.9% (he doesn't like earthly absolutes) then by extension embracing Rand must necessarily be either a 100% or less than 99.9% proposition.

Newt sold out for money and power last cycle

Undoubtedly a heap of the money Adelson piled on him was to say that Palestinians were an invented people during the biggest debate.

And it was effective for what it was, a 10 million dollar political commercial for Adelson/Likud.

But now with the primary over Gingrich is free to do what he wants, and he ain't stupid: he sees which way the wind is blowing.

Let's also remember how much support Gingrich received in certain states.

By all means, dislike Gingrich but he is an excellent analyst and his endorsement of Rand/Cruz means he can see what is shaping up.

He sold out when he was the

He sold out when he was the Nelson Rockefeller State Chairman.


The same Newt

who wrote the forward for Alvin Toffler's book entitled, Creating a New Civilization: The Politics of the Third Wave, where in the first 30 pages Toffler admits he is a Marxist?

Nudie Grinch was exposed in

Nudie Grinch was exposed in "The Real Newt Gingrich" by the John Birch Society, well, I guess he kinda exposed himself to us in the 90s, he did some real bad stuff.

If your thinking of running again, give it up Nudie Grinch! you might wear a suit, but your naked as a Jaybird!!!

The NeoCon ship is going down

The rats are fleeing (and in Newt's case, probably stealing someones life jacket).

I don't

trust Newt Gingrich farther than I can throw him, but I have to call it like I see it and he was the only neo-con in the debates that aligned closer with Ron Paul on Fed transparency:


Newt was running to dilute the field.

Talking about fed transparency I think was just part of his job.

you guys have another convert

"Gingrich told Ingraham that the party needs to admit that its national security strategy of the last decade was a failure, and Cruz (R-Texas) and Paul (R-Ky.) are leading the way."

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/newt-gingrich-rand-pau...

Wow, what a major change of heart and it opens up an avenue for patriotic/military supporting Conservatives to join the liberty movement.

Some of you will not want him in the tent because you want it to remain a boutique club.

If he want's to quit lying,

If he want's to quit lying, backstabbing, and sitting on couches with Nancy Pelosi, going to Bohemian Grove with the pagan god Moloch, and being an all around bad Dude, that's his deal, no one is stopping him but himself.

No pagan Idols in my tent.

Don't know what to make of

Don't know what to make of this. Gingrich has always been critical of Rand's father's foreign policy; even deriding him during one of the past primary debates over the scope of the Patriot Act I believe. He even threw his support behind Ron Paul's Congressional seat opponents when they were both in Congress. If Gingrich isn't establishment, who is?

What's to think about it.

He's a lying, philandering, Nancy Pelosi / climate change loving piece of ****.

Newt is an Opportunist piece of shit

I remember a video that was posted here during the 2012 presidential election. A guy was walking and talking with Newt and said that he would be voting for Ron Paul. Newt was happy to say "enjoy 4 more years of Obama." Before walking out the door.

He's only getting on the train now because he knows that Republicans will be extinct within 10 years at the rate the Libertarian strength is currently growing. Study the Republican parties own growth and you'll know how they ended up making the Whig party extinct. He's a Neo-Con, and a shameless opportunist. You think he'd be jumping on the Rand - Cruz train if the party wasn't under threat from a Libertarian streak that is making both parties look like a bunch of bumbling idiots?


the best way to describe Gingrich.

No he's not.

He's a liar.

This feels like a positive sign

I don't trust newt at all but the positive sign is that an "establishment type"is basically confirming that the wind is blowing toward the idea of liberty. I'm sure he has ulterior motives (e.g. Trying to profit from and/or co-opt the movement) but, again, the idea he's talking like this means he sees the winds changing.

Exactly. The only reason they have to 'co-opt' anything is...

Because it's a legitimate threat to their power to begin with.

As long as we stay true to the ideals of individual liberty, we will be hard to co-opt. Stay consistent in your ideals. We cannot lose.

You will know the plants when they betray the IDEALS. It's not about people, places, or thing. They can all be corrupted. It is about truth.

Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

agree that

Not only are the winds changing but minds are changing as well because Dr. Paul and his loyal advocates (you guys) have succeeded.