Crossposted at The Rockefeller Republican. There are no shortage of political thinkers out there with rules for new conservatives to live by. Most of them seem reasonable enough, so the question is, why don't Republicans and even Blue Dog Democrats run on these principles? Wouldn't a majority of Americans support them? Below is a sampling of some of the…Read More »
( – promoted by DD4RP) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to re-write House rules today to ensure that the Republican minority is unable to have any influence on legislation. Pelosi’s proposals are so draconian, and will so polarize the Capitol, that any thought President-elect Obama has of bipartisan cooperation will be rendered impossible before he even takes office. Pelosi’s rule…Read More »
Let's forget the days of missed opportunites in the 1990s when Gingrich put all his cards on the table in the move to impeach Bill Clinton. Let's also forget that Gingrich was on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac train wreck. Let's take a good look at the man's ability to generate new ideas. According to Politico, Gingrich is plotting some…Read More »
Let me start by saying I have always listened to what Newt Gingrich has to say. I have not always agreed with him, and his past personal history is cloudy at best, but he has always been a font of ideas in a sometimes barren political landscape. Just this past summer I proudly signed the petition to “Drill Here, Drill…Read More »
Newt Gingrich devotes the good part of a chapter to eerily similar woes to our current situation in his newest book Real Change (available in the RMG Store). THE GOP CULTURE OF DEFEAT AND MINORITY STATUS To understand how Republicans got into their current mess and how badly the Repuclian system has failed, itis essential to remember some history.…Read More »
” Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., on Sunday described Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s request for billions of dollars to buy debt from struggling Wall Street financial firms as “un-American” and said the secretary should have stepped down.
Gingrich even expressed concern with Paulson’s connections to Wall Street. The treasury secretary served as the chairman of a major…
There I said it. I want John McCain to pick Newt Gingrich as his running mate. There is no-one on our side better qualified to go to intellectual battle with the Democrats than Newt. He would eat Joe Biden alive and spit him out. He is a brilliant thinker and politically savvy. Not that I have any sway with the…Read More »