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Vote to pass a bill that allows eligible employees to take up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during a 12 month period due to the birth or adoption of a child, a serious health condition of a family member or his or her own serious health condition.
Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $88.88 billion for the Departments of Veteran Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and independent agencies for fiscal year 1994.
Vote to adopt an amendment that cuts $1 billion allocated to United States forces in Europe and transfers $500 million to deficit reduction and $500 million to defense conversion, reinvestment, and transition assistance programs and encourages the President to ask allies to increase their funding of U.S. troops on European soil.
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 6 that requires schools to include tobacco in the drug-prevention programs authorized in this bill.
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 6 that prohibits federal funding from being used to distribute "obscene" material on school grounds and to state that this amendment should not be interpreted as a federal control on school curricula.
Vote to pass a bill that provides $28.69 billion in grants from 1995-2000 to reduce violence and crimes, enhance law enforcement, provide education and activity programs for youth, and for other purposes.
Vote to adopt a conference report that amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide $30.07 billion in grants from 1995-2000 to reduce violence and crimes, enhance law enforcement, provide education and activity programs for youth, and for other purposes.
Vote to adopt a conference report that establishes fines and penalties for individuals using force, intimidation, or physical obstruction to prevent access by a person who works at or is seeking to use pregnancy or abortion-related services or a place of worship.
Vote to pass a bill that approves and implements the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and establishes the terms of the United States' entry.
Lifting Arms Embargo on Bosnia Amendment
Vote to pass a bill that would grant the President legislative line item veto authority.
Vote to override a Presidential veto of a bill that amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 , limits damages that can be awarded for securities fraud and requires plaintiffs to prove an intentional misstatement in order to receive damages.
Vote to adopt a conference report that decreases regulations on telecommunications.
Eliminates regulations concerning the number radio broadcast stations that can be owned or controlled by one entity.
States that providers of interactive computer services will not be liable for attempting to restrict access to obscene material through the internet.
Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the use of federal funds for any program that distributes needles or syringes.
05/04/1979 – He voted for a federal land grab that put tens of millions of acres of land in the hands of Washington bureaucrats.
09/20/1979 – He voted to raise the debt ceiling for the first time.
09/27/1979 – He voted to establish the Federal Department of Education.
06/04/1980 – He voted to raise the debt ceiling for the second time.
02/05/1981 – He voted to raise the debt ceiling for the third time.
06/28/1984 – He voted to raise the debt ceiling for the fourth time.
04/02/1987 – He cosponsored the 1987 Fairness Doctrine (anti 1st Amendment legislation)
03/–/1993 – He was “passionately in favor” of sending $1.6 Billion in foreign aid to Russia.
11/27/1994 – He supported the GATT Treaty giving sovereignty to the U.N.
06/–/1995 – He wrote the foreword to a book about tearing down the U.S. Constitution and implementing a Fascist World Government.
08/27/1995 – He suggests that drug smuggling should carry a death sentence.
09/16/1996 – He voted for the anti-gun Brady Campaign’s Lautenberg Gun Ban, which took away gun rights for people involved in certain misdemeanors.
09/25/1996 – Introduced H.R. 4170, demanded life-sentence or execution for someone bringing 2 ounces of marijuana across the border.
09/28/1996 – He voted for the “Gun Free School Zones Act” which resulted in schools being easier targets for shooters, and disarming law-abiding citizens.
1996 – He earned a “D” rating from the Gun Owners of America.
11/05/1998 – He resigned from his House seat three days after being elected to his 11th term.
10/13/2005 – He called for “universal but confidential” DNA testing of citizens.
11/29/2006 – He said that free speech should be curtailed in order to fight terrorism. Wants to stop terrorists from using the internet. Called for a “serious debate about the 1st Amendment.”
11/29/2006 – He called for a “Geneva Convention for terrorists” so it would be clear who the Constitution need not apply to
02/15/2007 – He supported Bush’s proposal for mandatory carbon caps.
04/04/2007 – He says that there should be a clear distinction about what weapons should be reserved for only for the military.
04/24/2007 – He praised the corporatist business-model of Freddie Mac, saying it would be effective for space travel to Mars.
05/20/2007 – He would bypass the court system by establishing a “military tribunal system to lock people up the way Abraham Lincoln would’ve done it.”
05/20/2007 – He would “establish a nationwide ID card with biometrics so you can actually track everybody in the country.”
04/28/2008 – He wants yet another new Federal agency to be “very aggressive” against “terrorists” and have “extraordinary abilities” that are not restricted by the constitution.
The House voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reprimand House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and order him to pay an unprecedented $300,000 penalty, the first time in the House's 208-year history it has disciplined a speaker for ethical wrongdoing.
A former House speaker, Newt Gingrich, is causing a stir by proposing that free speech may have to be curtailed in order to fight terrorism.
Newt's 2nd wife says he wanted an open marriage. This 1984 Mother Jones' profile was the first to expose Gingrich's wild side.
L.H. Carter was among Gingrich's closest friends and advisors until a falling out in 1979.
"The important thing you have to understand about Newt Gingrich is that he is amoral," says Carter. "There isn't any right or wrong, there isn't any conservative or liberal. There's only what will work best for Newt Gingrich.
Your guide to Gingrich's greatest rhetorical hits.
MoJo's devotion to the man who would be president, including 18 eye-popping illustrations, might even leave Iowa voters in tears.
Originally posted by Stryc9nine
how can newt lie with a straight face that he has the best chance to beat obama in a debate when he was one of the main supporters for obama? obama would crush this fraud...
I can't stand Newt but the man does debate VERY well. And he's got the experience whereas Obama is an inept nobody.
Glibness and Superficial Charm
Manipulative and Conning
Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
Incapacity for Love
Need for Stimulation
Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility .