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Breaking News: Newt Gingrich's campaign is about to implode

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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 04:28 AM
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What's up with all the weird names?
Mitt
Newt
Noam

Serious?




posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:00 AM
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If the free market was allowed to regulate itself, a companies would have to compete for employees and customers. Right now, we are the most restrictive country in the world towards job creation. In essence you are think people are too stupid to run itself. I will agree with you in that people would rather shop at Wal-mart, there by destroying small business. Two things that could stop this tomorrow; drop regulations and put a high tax on imports. This will not only make businesses compete for customers, more jobs will be created. This will make companies compete for employees as well. I'm a prime example of this current system not working. I've lost about 35% pf my net take-home pay since 2008. The private equity firm that owns us knows the job market sucks so in order to show a higher profit margin, they restructured our pay.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:25 AM
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Complete nonsense.

A free market will NEVER regulate itself. A true free market creates monopolies, which limit choice. Competition means someone wins. We see this all the time, one company buys it's competitors until a government steps in and uses anti-monopoly regulations to stop the company from becoming the ONLY supplier of a product or service.

Without that protection a business would do whatever it takes to become the only supplier of a good/service, then after it controlled the means of production it could charge whatever price it wanted.

The ideas that businesses would self-regulate is a laughable myth based on nothing but people wanting it to be true. There's NO examples of businesses encouraging competition as that would drive down profits.

You don't need a fancy economics degree to understand this system, you just need to pay attention.

The history of capitalism is the history of boom and bust. The less regulation (proper regulation, not regulation done by crony capitalist businessmen masquerading as politicians) the worse the bust.

Fix American Democracy, don't replace it with crony capitalism and a "for-profit" society.
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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:26 AM
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Originally posted by captainnotsoobvious
Plus don't forget Santorum. He's still in it... Paul has essentially given up, considering how little he's spending in Florida. And his loss in SC.



Is it the 21st already??!? SC has not voted.

But I think it's also important to point out that Democrats also vote for Republican Primaries in Mass and SC (why, I don't know.. stupid rule) .. Florida will be the first real battleground of ideologies in a closed (repub only) primary. Iowa doesn't count because it's Iowa.

Meh nvm.. doesn't look like Ron is competing in Florida, weird.
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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:32 AM
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Bravo!
starred.
edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: omg...how do spell star as a verb????????????????? star'ed? stared?...no that's eyes on you...starred?? really???

edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: stard?



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:34 AM
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Some things are so obvious you don't need to be a psychic to see them coming.

Romney will win SC. Who knows how this Newt news will play in the day before the vote, but he'll prolly finish 2nd or third.

Paul has no hope in Florida and is limiting his spending accordingly.

It all depends on how the rest of the US respond to the negative stuff being pumped out about Romney. With Newt potentially gone, if the "tax haven" stuff sticks with Romney, and Paul finally accepts that he hasn't a chance (or even if he doesn't) a new front runner could emerge.

If not Newt, or Mitt, and it certainly won't be Paul, then... who...? Rick Santorum is about the last option..

Though suddenly... this could open doors for someone like Trump...?

Trump/Paul
Trump/Palin
Trump/???

It's a deplorable field, no doubt.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:43 AM
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Nit Romney??? Is he seriously a front runner? Aren't we all tired of this by now? Newt ( and wth kinda name is Newt for a serious politician? The last time I rooted for anyone named Newt was the Lonesome Dove tv series. This Newt IS NOT THAT Newt! Wake up peeps! ). " Newt the Poot" is a candidate designed to distract from Ron Paul and to give The Nit an empty endorsement when he fails to continue his run. I say take cans of Rid-X spray to Nit's campaigns and get rid of this guy. Ron Paul wins. Simple Simon.
edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: cuz I'm thinking of too many Newts at a time

edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: I found a misspelled word.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:53 AM
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Multiple wives and multiple affairs. This 'conservative' candidate is going down. And the fact that Sarah Palin did a non-endorsement endorsement of the guy ... she's given herself a big black eye as well. Newt ... go home.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:53 AM
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Trump??????????????????????????????????????????Trump/anyone??????????????????????????
really?



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:56 AM
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And who is Sara Palin to endorse a dog catcher let alone a candidate for POTUS????????
edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: to delete the obscene adjectives describing Sara Palin.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:56 AM
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Of COURSE he's the front runner. Republicans want POWER. They think Romney has the best chance to WIN. Therefore they'll support the person they think (not a bright bunch, mind) will get them in power again, so they can can have lower taxes, push their social agenda, etc.

If they SERIOUSLY cared about doing good, they'd have a different set of candidates. These guys are all about winning... even if it means putting Romney in the White House.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 05:59 AM
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I don't WANT that, but if Romney falls due to a scandal, and there's plenty lurking, and Newt goes because of ... being Newt... well Santorum is a non-starter for a HUGE chunk of America. A business jerk like Trump might see that as a perfect storm of crap candidates and pull the trigger.

A little logic: If everyone knows who you are, the only thing being in a protracted campaign does is give your opponents more time to cover you in slime.

I hate Trump, but it's not the craziest idea he runs if both Newt and Romney collapse.

Of course the GOP is so in tatters then may just push Romney (ala McCain) even though he'll get creamed, because they think he's a safer bet.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:00 AM
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YOU ARE BEING MANIPULATED AGAIN AMERICA.
THIS IS ALL SCRIPTED BS.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:01 AM
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It certainly would win my Oscar vote for Best Comedy in 2012.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:03 AM
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And don't forget this:



Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Paul Levy, managing partner at JLL Partners Inc., talks about JLL's $40,000 payment to Newt Gingrich for a speech that "praised" private equity at a JLL annual meeting two years ago and the image problem facing the private equity industry. Levy speaks with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television's "InsideTrack."


www.bloomberg.com...



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:06 AM
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Well if anyone really thinks The Nit is a front runner then they have already OD'd on the kool aid. The news makes the news. Sorry Repubs. It's wayyyy too early to declare a candidate...oh yeah remember the conventions where they decide the nominee? And if the Repubs are reaally after power then you can bet on a Top Romney/Pig Newton ticket. Now won't that be nice?
edit on 19-1-2012 by missvicky because: please don't ban me for life. Just having some fun. I live in a real house, not under a bridge with trolls.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:10 AM
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Really??? And Ron Paul won't gut Trump in a debate????????Oh ye of little faith.



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:11 AM
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People don't "think" it; polls around the country have shown that to be the case.

And in the two contests so far held that are considered in any way predictive, Romney has won.

He's scum (I lived under him in MA), but he's seen as mainstream. That's the math. Nothing more complex than that.

Oh and he has a lot of money.
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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:12 AM
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Ron Paul won't have a chance to debate Trump because Trump would run as an indie and wouldn't be in debates. Besides, even if he did, Paul does well in debates and will still never get the nod. Thank god.
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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 06:14 AM
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Headline

Newt-onian World View Destroyed By Relative-ity

Anybody could have predicted this would happen. In fact any of these campaigns could probably be destroyed by in-laws, exes, family, accountants, friends, business partners or old frat brothers. The world is a cess pit of cess. And people are ob-cessed.



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