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Since Sarah quit her job as Governor we no longer have access to e-mails sent by Todd Palin regarding politics. We just have to use our imaginations. If we could see his e-mail this morning, it might look like this:
To: The Newt
From: The Half-Term, Ex-First Dude
Re: My ass on the line
I put my ass on the line for you. Not when I sent you those girls, although that cost me a lot. I’m talking about when I endorsed you. Sarah said that it was too early to predict a winner, but I risked my reputation for you. Sarah has always looked like a fool, but now I look like one too. The cans are flying at my house, and one landed on my big toe. I can hardly walk! I’m losing the respect of my employees and customers, as I hobble around.
Newt, please explain how this endorsement stuff works! Is it to be completely one sided? When I endorse someone they are supposed to go up in popularity, not become the laughing stock of the Party. It was bad enough when you suggested we should do away with child-labor laws, but I understood your point. When you wanted to colonize the moon, I was all in favor of it because I bet they haven’t passed any laws prohibiting prostitution on the moon. I was having visions of a package deal…a trip to the moon complete with sex with the prostitute of your choosing. I even invested in some preliminary work on a moon suit with a compartment for the genitals, that was separate from the oxygen compartment. If things had gone as planned it would have had a built in pouch for space-suit condoms. For an added thrill travelers could get a picture with Sarah in their space suits.
You know I never thought you’d win the Republican primary. I just needed you to get enough votes to keep Romney from getting enough to get the nomination. A brokered convention would be like a wet dream; nomination without having to participate in a debate, or the need to spend money on a campaign. You didn’t have to win, just be a threat. Now it seems you are only a threat to children, and inhabitants of the moon.
Remember when we said “anyone but Romney?” Well, Romney’s got 646 delegates, and you have a pathetic 135. For God’s sake, Trig could earn more delegates than that.
Sarah went on the TODAY SHOW yesterday and had to answer embarrassing questions about Mitt Romney.
As early as the beginning of June of 2011 Sarah has attacked Mitt Romney.
In her efforts to criticize Mitt Romney, Sarah praised Rick Santorum. She said:
“If voters start shifting gears and deciding they want ideological consistency, then they’re going to start paying attention to say, Rick Santorum.”
In January of this year Sarah indicated that Mitt was out of touch with conservative ideals and mainstream America.
As Mitt was gaining strength, Sarah tried to divert attention from her previous attacks by suggesting that Romney was still “evolving” as a conservative candidate.
Then yesterday she had to say “Anybody but Obama” instead of “Anybody but Romney.” With the economy improving, the success of the auto bailout, the killing of bin Laden, its getting harder and harder to find anything to criticize Obama about. We are trying to pin the price of gas on him, but everyone knows that is just bull-shit.
Put yourself in Sarah’s shoes for one day and you’ll know what it is like to be a fool.
Sarah spent all morning working on a Face book post for you, but she won’t use it for you now. You are no better than a puppy kicker or a child molester. Put yourself in Michael Jackson’s shoes. Colonize the moon, and just walk away.
It’s not official. Newt Gingrich hasn’t announced that he will never be President of the United States. He still advocates an end to child labor laws in the U.S.
He still hopes to live on the moon colony by 2020.
Callista is still a proponent of open marriages, and she is hoping that one day someone will think she is young enough and pretty enough to be the wife of the President.
Gingrich is still hoping that if he lives long enough, people will forget the ethics violations he was sanctioned for years ago.
“Magical thinking” seems to be a common trait of Newt Gingrich. The Gingrich campaign has slashed staff, reduced travel expenditures, and has started attempting to raise money for the campaign by charging $50.00 to have a picture taken with Mr. Gingrich. Now the campaign will “focus on the convention” since the current campaign manager agrees that “it’s not possible for us to get 1,444 delegates before the convention.” Newt seems to be banking on the hope that Romney won’t earn the required number of delegates, and that the Republicans will have an open convention. Gingrich is more than $1.5 Million in debt as of the end of Feb., and had only $1.5 million cash on hand, which was the least of the four GOP candidates.
Willard Romney is the current leader in the Republican primary with 568 delegates. That is slightly less than half the needed 1,144, and more than four times as many delegates as Gingrich, who has 135.
The total delegates available in the Republican primary is 2286, so over half of the delegates remain available. Given the many scandals associated with Newt, it seems his time campaigning might be better used organizing children to construct a marriage counseling office on the moon, than running for President.
Trayvon Martin was murdered on Feb. 26, 2012. For almost a month there was a deafening silence from Newt Gingrich and the other Republican candidates. Not until March 23, 2012, AFTER President Obama made a statement about the tragic loss of a teenage boy, did the Republican candidates comment.Here is the actual statement President Obama gave on March 23rd, in response to the press asking him to comment:
Question: Mr. President, may I ask you about this current case in Florida, very controversial, allegations of lingering racism within our society — the so-called do not — I’m sorry — Stand Your Ground law and the justice in that? Can you comment on the Trayvon Martin case, sir?
THE PRESIDENT: Well, I’m the head of the executive branch, and the Attorney General reports to me so I’ve got to be careful about my statements to make sure that we’re not impairing any investigation that’s taking place right now.
But obviously, this is a tragedy. I can only imagine what these parents are going through. And when I think about this boy, I think about my own kids. And I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this, and that everybody pulls together — federal, state and local — to figure out exactly how this tragedy happened.
So I’m glad that not only is the Justice Department looking into it, I understand now that the governor of the state of Florida has formed a task force to investigate what’s taking place. I think all of us have to do some soul searching to figure out how does something like this happen. And that means that examine the laws and the context for what happened, as well as the specifics of the incident.
But my main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon. And I think they are right to expect that all of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves, and that we’re going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened.
As the comments on this blog reveal, most parents reacted to this event thinking about how we would feel if it had been our child who became the target of this murderer. President Obama reacted as a parent too. President Obama asked “everybody” pull together, both federal and state authorities. He mentioned that if he had a son, he’d look like Trayvon. Not once did President Obama say the words “race”, “black”, “African American”, or “prejudice”. Not once did he mention George Zimmerman’s words “they” or “fucking coons.”
Our President is tall and thin. Trayvon was 6 ft. 3” and 140 lbs. Here is a picture of Trayvon Martin.
Here is a picture of a young President Obama.
They do have similar face shapes and eyes. Yet, Newt Gingrich assumed the President was only making a reference to the similarity in his skin color and that of Trayvon Martin. Gingrich called the President’s remarks “disgraceful.” Gingrich went on to say: “Is the president suggesting that if it had been a white who had been shot that would be ok because it didn’t look like him?”
He went on to attack the President to say “just nonsense dividing this country up.” Of course the President did in no way indicate that shooting a white child would be acceptable. Not only did President Obama not say anything designed to divide the country, but in fact he said just the opposite, encouraging everyone to “pull together”. He made no reference to Republicans or Democrats, or even Blacks, Whites, or Hispanics. He didn’t even mention the law his administration enacted to make a hate crime a federal crime, and might be the only way to combat the corruption of the Sanford police department.
It is only Newt Gingrich that made reference to race. It was only Newt Gingrich who used this tragedy for political gain. It was only Newt Gingrich’s comments that were “disgraceful.” When Newt suggested children should work as janitors, this poster conveyed my feelings.
Today I have similar feelings, but the finger is that of a white adult.
For some reason Newt Gingrich fancies himself the appropriate person to tell the President of the United States when an apology is warranted. He has announced that President Obama should apologize for a comment made by Robert DeNiro at a fund raiser . De Niro’s “inexcusable” comment that Gingrich complained about was:
“ “Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white First Lady?” he asked the crowd. “Too soon, right?”
A spokesperson for the Obama campaign apologized saying: “We believe the joke was inappropriate.”
However the first African American First Lady is Michelle Obama. To say , “too soon, right” would mean to me simply that Michelle Obama is not yet ready to step down, because…it is..to soon? The remark was only “racist” because a reference was made to the skin color of the First Ladies. Given the fact that the previous 42 First Ladies (James Buchannan was single)were white, this comment would seem to be clear that Mr. DeNiro was making a joke of how long it had taken to elect our first African American man. The joke also seemed appropriate because Robert DeNiro’s wife is Black.
If DeNiro had suggested that the country wasn’t ready for a First Lady who was the Third-First Lady, or the First Lady in favor of an open marriage, or the First Lady with a Half-Million Dollar Account at Tiffany’s, that might have been offensive. Or if Robert DeNiro had poked fun at Newt, by playing this video then I would understand the need for an apology. Since Robert DeNiro didn’t say those things, why would an apology be necessary? Perhaps the answer lies in the reference to Callista, and the fact that the comment was to say anything other than how beautiful she is?!
I have documented the reasons Sarah Palin was appropriately given the nick-name “barracuda.” Giving Sarah a name describing a predator with sharp-edged, fang-like teeth which is voracious and opportunistic was a vivid and insightful way to describe the half-term ex-Governor.
Yesterday I learned another valuable lesson about barracudas and Sarah Palin. Both are cannibals, because they eat their own. The barracuda has the excuse that it doesn’t know if a smaller barracuda is its offspring. The barracuda is just hungry and the smaller barracuda may provide a tasty treat.
In the past, Sarah Barracuda insulted and attacked the “lame-stream” media for reporting facts. She called reporters child-molesters and puppy kickers.
Palin has also attacked President Obama for everything he has done from his Christmas card to his decision not to release the picture of a dead man with a hole in his face. She declared that the President should stop “pussy-footing around” and release the picture of Osama bin Laden’s body.
When Ginger White came forward and admitted to a 13 year sexual relationship with “Herb” Cain, apologizing to the wife and kids of Cain, Palin didn’t applaud her honesty or willingness to tell the truth. Instead she called her a “broad.”
Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was elected in 2010, and has served as the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, meaning he has already served as Governor as long as Palin did before she resigned. Not only was Chris Christie a potential candidate for President, but he may be considered as a potential pick for Vice President. Christie recently gave an interview during which he referred to Newt Gingrich as an “embarrassment” to the party.
Even though Palin has not officially endorsed Gingrich, the barracuda went on the attack stating, “Well, you kind of get your panties in a wad and you may say things you regret later.” Palin’s comment towards Chris Christie was disrespectful and totally unnecessary. Christie was not commenting on Sarah Palin, and had not mentioned her in the conversation. Moreover, Palin’s attack this time was on a fellow Republican who has not quit the office his supporters elected him to fill. Christie was not attacking Palin and had not been disrespectful in his comments. He was making an observation, and telling the truth about Newt Gingrich who had embarrassed the Republican Party by being fined for violating the ethics code while Speaker of the House, and presiding over Bill Clinton’s impeachment proceedings while Newt was having an affair of his own…for the second time.
This was not the first time the barracuda has said something disrespectful.
Remember her “yo mama” outburst?
One of my favorites was her “WTF” moment.
Recently she used the word “dumbarse” ,as if her comment was more polite than simply saying “dumbass”.
Then who could forget Palin’s reference to the President’s testicles?
Karl Rove described Sarah Palin as thin skinned. Perhaps a voracious, opportunistic, cannibalistic predator would be more appropriate.
Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry were each told by God to run for President. If Newt talked to God, we haven’t heard about it. Maybe the reason he doesn’t talk to God is that he doesn’t speak to himself. He already knows what he is thinking. Last night Newt Gingrich’s second wife Marianne gave an interview disclosing that Newt had suggested that they should agree to have sex with other people.It is the comments regarding sex that everyone is talking and writing about today.
However we have known for a long time that Gingrich has had three wives, affairs, and a history of unfaithfulness. The more important revelation from Newt’s ex-wife was that he said, “It doesn’t matter what I do. People need to hear what I have to say. There’s no one else who can say what I can say. It doesn’t matter what I live.”
Given this quote, it is important to remember the story Rachel Maddow did about Newt. In her report she quoted Newt saying:
- He made Romney’s career possible, and Mitt Romney is rich today because of him.
- It is his “destiny” to save America.
- “People like me are what stand between us and Auschwitz.”
- (In a hand written note of Newt’s) “It is my mission to advocate for civilization.” Newt wrote that he was a teacher of the rules of civilization and leader of civilized forces.
When Newt was brought before the House of Representatives for 80 ethics violations, the House voted overwhelmingly, 395-28, to reprimand Gingrich and to fine him $300,000. The Republican Representative, Nancy Johnson, who chaired that ethics committee stated:
“Today we conclude this case by imposing a heavy penalty on the leader of this House. It is a tough penalty, unprecedented and appropriate.”
It seems that Gingrich thinks that the rules that apply to OTHER people do not apply to him. In an act of defiance, the day after being elected to his 11th term of office Gingrich announced his resignation. Gingrich stated, “I’m willing to lead but I’m not willing to preside over people who are cannibals. My only fear would be that if I tried to stay, it would just overshadow whoever my successor is.”
Newt Gingrich is a dangerous man. He is delusional. He thinks he is above the law. He seems to perceive himself as all-powerful. He seems to perceive himself as the savior of mankind. It’s now clear why Sarah and Todd Palin have endorsed Gingrich.
the predictable result is to impress more serial adulterers, but not voters. When Todd Palin endorsed Newt Gingrich, Newt was “thrilled.”
Newt was especially thrilled because the endorsement came the day before the New Hampshire primary. He explained that it was the “extra boost we need to really get us on takeoff here going into the primary tomorrow.” The funny thing is that Newt didn’t come within the top three in the New Hampshire race, with only 10% of the vote. The top three finishers were:
Ron Paul 23%
Gingrich was not in the top three finishers in Iowa either. They were:
Gingrich was wrong. The Palin endorsement was not a boost at all. Todd explained that he endorsed Gingrich because Newt was a “reformer.” By “reformer” Todd must have identified Newt as being much like his wife who was also a “reformer.” Both quit their jobs; Newt as the Speaker of the House, and Sarah as Governor. Both were found guilty of ethics violations; Sarah by the bipartisan committee in the Troopergate matter, and Newt in the ethics investigations by the House.
Newt attacked Romney as being full of “pious baloney” . When the media accused Todd Palin of having a relationship with a prostitute named Shailey Tripp, Sarah Palin said that was “lies” too. It appears voters in New Hampshire don’t mind eating baloney.
Keep in mind that although New Hampshire is being declared Romney’s big win, only 12 delegates were chosen. If you add up New Hampshire’s 12 and Iowa’s 28 delegates, you get a grand total of 40 delegates chosen so far for the Republican convention. There are 2,286 delegates that will attend the convention. Thus Iowa and New Hampshire constitute only 2% of all the delegates that will be chosen.
Thus, it is still unclear who will ultimately prevail as the Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential Race, but it is clear that an endorsement by Todd Palin may only signal who the loser will be.
There are several lessons we can learn from the Iowa caucus results:
- Romney and Santorum finished within 0.1% of each other. Perhaps the race was so close because Romney is perceived as flip-flopping on homosexuality, and Santorum was clear in his position that homosexuality is the same a bestiality.
- Perhaps not many Iowans have Googled “Santorum”.
- There is a total absence of evidence that anyone in Iowa went rogue and voted for Palin. Jon Huntsman was reported to have earned 1% of the votes, Herman Cain received “58 wasted votes”, and 135 people showed up for the caucus and voted that they had “no preference”. Given this level of detail in the reporting of the results, we can assume if anyone had “gone rogue,” we would have heard about it.
- There was a record turn out of 122,255 voters this year as compared to 119,000 last year. This might be an indication that the eight Republican candidates who received votes resulted in confusion of the Republican voters in Iowa. The fact that the “winner” received less than 25% of the votes would be a clear indication that none of the Republican candidates were sufficiently inspiring to earn a significant majority of the votes.
- Romney hasn’t held elected office since 2006 when he announced that he would not run for re-election. Due to growing dissatisfaction in the Republican Party it was anticipated that if Romney ran for re-election he would lose. In the last year of his gubernatorial term he spent all or part of 212 days out of state, laying the ground work for a presidential campaign in 2008, which he lost. Rick Santorum lost his bid for re-election to the Senate in 2006 in Pennsylvania and hasn’t held elected office since then. Although currently a Congressman, Ron Paul has announced he will not run for re-election, and he lost his race for a Senate seat. Paul ran for President in 1988 and 2008, and lost both times. He would be 77 years old by the election of 2012, and would be 81 by the end of his first term as President if he won in 2012. Newt Gingrich was a Congressman but in 1999 he was charged with 84 ethics violations, and special counsel, James Cole, found that Gingrich violated federal tax law, lied to the ethics panel, and Gingrich resigned as Speaker of the House and from elected office in 1998. Thus Newt has not held elected office for over 10 years.
Hence, the top four candidates for the Republican nomination for the office of the President are losers. Two have lost in previous attempts to become President. Santorum lost his attempt at re-election for the Senate, and Gingrich quit his position as Congressman and Speaker of the House. Perhaps Stephen Bannon in 2012 will make a sequel to the “Undefeated,” featuring these four losers.
“Pat” alerted me to this article regarding Newt Gingrich’s mother, Kit, who declared herself to be “Bi-polar. Reading about Newt’s upbringing in the article by the Daily Beast was very informative. It provides several possible explanations about why Newt married his High School geometry teacher while a teenager, and about why he might have a dysfunctional relationship with each of his three wives. On further investigation, it is pretty clear that bi-polar disorder has a genetic component, so there is sufficient reason for conservatives to question whether Newt Gingrich is fit to serve as president.