Patriot Groups throughout Arizona
With thanks to GPTPP Member Lynn Stevens... And as bad as all of this is, it doesn't even mention the misappropriation of campaign funding...
FACE IT, people. NEWT GINGRICH IS A LYING SACK OF CRAP. Always has been. Always will be. This man is not now, nor has he ever been, nor will he ever be, Presidential caliber. He belongs in the dustbin of history, to paraphrase Ronald Reagan.
1979 - Elected to Congress from Georgia's 6th District
1979 - Voted to create the Department of Education, under President Jimmy Carter 1990 - Becomes member of Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
1993 - Voted for NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement
1994 - Supported the WTO, the World Trade Organization. Voted for GATT, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade that subjected Americans to the international authority of the WTO
1995 - Becomes Speaker of the House of Representatives and recommends reading The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler as required reading for all of his Congressional colleagues.
1995 - Delivers speech to the Center for Strategic and International Affairs in which he blames the US Constitution for making America's role in leading the world more difficult! Read his full quote in accompanying article, "The American challenge in leading the world is compounded by our Constitution...".
1995 - Wrote the foreword to another one of Toffler's books, The Politics of the Third Wave, Creating a New Civilization
1995 - The liberal establishment Time Magazine names Newt Gingrich their “Man of the Year”
1995 - Appeals to the US House of Representatives to increase the power of the Presidency by repealing the War Powers Act of 1972, and urged President Clinton to expand the US military presence in Bosnia.
1996 - Under his leadership, Congress passed the largest single spending increase on education in US history, a whopping $3.5 billion dollars!
1999 - Newt resigns over failed midterm elections in which Republicans lost 5 seats, the worst loss in history for a Party who did not control the White House! At the same time, he was also involved in a flap over an extra marital affair and a controversial book deal! “The Reincarnation of Newt”
2008 - Records the 'We Can Solve It' global warming TV commercial for Al Gore along with Nancy Pelosi
2009-2010 - Travels around the country with Al Sharpton and Arne Duncan to [romote President Obama's new educational policies: i.e. increased local control of schools with increased Federal subsidies and regulations from Washington. (Sounds like quite a contradiction to me.)
2010 - Supported ultra-liberal, pro-abortion, pro-union, establishment candidate Dede Scozzafava in New York's 23rd Congressional District in a special election, over conservative candidate Doug Hoffman.