posted on Nov, 13 2011 @ 11:15 PM
Gingrich was indicted in an ethics investigation which basically showed him doing the same thing everyone else did... and far far less than is done
today. There were no charges filed outside Congress, and the
IRS has cleared the foundation
that was involved
with the 'scandal'. He also paid off the unprecedented fine of
with his own personal funds
I remember his term as Speaker. Newt was solid and steadfast on his conservative positions, the exact opposite of a flip-flopper. He stood for less
government (although admittedly to a lesser extent than Ron Paul) and more power to the states. He also stood for increased financial responsibility.
Remember how great Clinton did with balancing the budget? Newt was in control of the House.
The ethics probe was nothing more than an underhanded way for Democrats to remove Newt. He was a thorn in their progressive sides. All of the ethics
charges except one, a minor one at that, were dropped:
The House ethics committee dropped the three remaining ethics charges against Speaker Newt
Gingrich (R-Ga.) yesterday, despite finding that Gingrich repeatedly violated one rule by using a political consultant to develop the Republican
Although I was originally a Herman Cain supporter, I will vote for Speaker Gingrich in the primaries as it stands now. He is a true leader, a true
conservative, and extremely intelligent. I believe he might have a chance, and if he does, maybe America has a chance.
Oh, and Paul is now my second choice. Up from third since Cain washed out.