By The Right Scoop


Rick Santorum swept Alabama and Mississippi tonight, winning Alabama by 5 points and Mississippi by 2 points. Talk about momentum. And he gave a great (and short) victory speech. Watch below:

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  • http://twitter.com/PuritanD71 PuritanD71

    Loved the speech and the timely surprise of being announced the winner of MS on TV is priceless. He is looking more and more Presidential as this race goes on.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

      Lol yeah that was my favorite part of the speech.

    • keyesforpres

      Beautiful!!
      I am so happy he beat Mitt. The lamestream media was telling us Mitt was leading in MS.

      We pick Rick, not Mitt!

  • Conservative_Hippie

    WOOT! WTG Team Santorum!

  • http://twitter.com/nestroyat64 Johann Streit

    The get-Gingrich-out candidacy in full bloom an view!

    • StrangernFiction

      Santorum is now 20-4 against Gingrich.

      • http://twitter.com/nestroyat64 Johann Streit

        Are these the numbers they have appeared on RS? Out in the states, the math is not that simple.

      • destroyer_of_moonbats

        i wanna see a Santorum/Gingrich ticket. they need to include Paul in the new admin. kick Romney to the curb.

        • keyesforpres

          I thought you were a destroyer of moonbats. Putting Paul in the administration would give a moon bat a voice! ;-)

          • destroyer_of_moonbats

            Ron Paul knows economics better than most people. hes also a doctor and he served in the military. he’d make a great sec of the treasury.

            • keyesforpres

              I think he’d be a very entertaining press secretary.

    • jollyjellybean

      Newt isn’t going to budge. So be it. They have a point about the long primary to a brokered convention thing. More chances to build consensus that the Conservative base is going to decide this election and put a conservative in the WH- Go Rick go!

      • Reckoner_3

        We dont’ know. Maybe he’ll read the writing on the wall….

        Gingrich’s “People Based” campaign, is really a person based campaign.

        Mitt Romney Backer , shady Gambler Sheldon Adelson ……

        Who is pro -open borders and admitted to the WSJ that Rick Santorum’s view on abortion (AKA defense of babies’ lives) , bothers him…

        so he’d rather help Mitt take down Santorum via Gingrich .

        Gingrich acquiesces to a big money man with connections.

        So much for “anti-establishment” Being tossed a wad of cash , 20 million every half month….means more than giving us the leverage against Obamacare. THe issue that gave us back the HOUSE in 2010….

        That’s how the next president will be elected. Not some BS establishment narrative pushed by Republicans who like the idea of inheriting the CONTROL obamacare would give Bush Connected Type Republicans…

        • StNikao

          Donald Trump is the casino owner who endorsed Romney.

          Adelson gave Newt a beginning war chest, but most of his money has been individual givers under $250. And now he has the buy a gallon of Newt gas for $2.50 deal going on.

          Adelson is an Israel supporter, and built a Holocaust museum here. His wife Miriam is a medical doctor who has started drug rehab clinics. They sponsor student trips to Israel so Jewish children around the world will know about their homeland.

          I’m not into gambling either. It can become an addiction like alcohol…food, sex, etc. Internet gambling is the worst. But, Adelson is a fiscal/political conservative and has chosen to support Newt.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VTB4OH26T4VVYAX7FNPV4SII7A S

          There are a lot of criticisms to throw around but you do realize that Santorum’s candidacy has been kept going by Foster Friess and his multimillion dollar donations to his Super Pac, don’t you?

          • keyesforpres

            The point is Newt is not winning any states (except two) and he is making it easier for Mitt to win. If the tables were turned and Santorum was in Newt’s place, I’d be advocating that Santorum get out.

        • keyesforpres

          Precisely, it is all about Newt and I’m glad you mentioned his big backer who is only backing Newt now to help Mitt. Says volumes about who Newt really is.

      • StrangernFiction

        Newt isn’t going to budge.

        And he will look the fool.

        • StNikao

          We’ll see. Politics is sometimes stranger than fiction.

        • keyesforpres

          Right now he’s looking pretty selfish.

      • 3boojums

        anybody ever hear of any proposed solutions to our main problems by Santorum ?

        • StNikao

          We need to check out his website. See what some of the experts say.

          Santorum is a union guy….so that could be a problem. Especially government unions which are making problems in Wisconsin.

          • keyesforpres

            Santorum supporter Walker and he supported Boeing.

        • keyesforpres

          Yes, overturn Obamacare the first week of his presidency is a good start.

          It’s all about overturning everything Obama’s done.

          Rick gave some specifics about cutting 5 trillion over the next several years.

          The president is not supposed to have lots of specifics on the private sector. Just overturn Obama’s stuff and leave us alone.

          • cabensg

            Ricky has the right idea that’s for sure.

            It’s look at what Gingrich has been saying since Iowa, that people seem to like, and then say it yourself.

            Way to lead Rick.

            • keyesforpres

              You’re really starting to sound desperate and childish.

    • StNikao

      NO – he is needed. Santorum needs to be vetted yet.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tom-Camp/1608442478 Tom Camp

    I really wish I could create a hybrid candidate from Santorum, Gingrich and yes, even Romney (management ability).

    But Santorum is my guy, and I think he is getting better and better. Tonight was a great night. Go Rick!

    • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

      He gets better the deeper he gets into his speeches too…

      • cabensg

        Yeh! those darn speeches just get deeper and deeper. I thought I heard Obama comment on that just the other day.

    • keyesforpres

      He does get better and you know why? He actually listens to what ppl have to say and takes it to heart. I like the way he takes questions directly from the audience. No screening. That is how it should be. He also sticks around afterwards to talk face to face and even takes notes you want him to read.

  • StrangernFiction

    AL and MS did the right thing in the end. Well done!!!!!!!!!!

    • stage9

      Welllll I can’t say I did it ALL myself, buuuut you’re welcome….

      ;)

      • StrangernFiction

        Thanks!

  • xjesterx

    I’ll post this here too. LMAO big time Drudge.

    http://tinypic.com/r/iz6zgj/5

    • StrangernFiction

      You gotta love it!!!!!!!

  • Maxsteele

    Miracles happen. I have wanted Santorum to win from the beginning but have to admit I did not think it could happen when Perry was leading then Cain came up strong and Gingrich started to pull ahead. Then with all the Rino’s and sell outs that support Romney.
    If you combine his and the Gingrich vote then Santorum beats Romney each and every time. I hate to say it because I have the utmost respect for Gingrich but I think it is time for him to step out of the race and boldly support Santorum.
    Santorum 2012!

    • stage9

      I thought the same thing. I knew once folks got to know him, he would take off.

      • 3seven77

        I’m getting to know him. And the more I know the less I like.

    • StrangernFiction

      Santorum would have won Ohio had Gingrich not been in the race, and Romney would be on the ropes. The same could happen in Illinois if Newt stays in.

      • keyesforpres

        Maybe we should try to contact Newt’s campaign and beg him to do the right thing and get out.

    • keyesforpres

      Yes, I agree. It is past time for Newt to do the right thing and drop out and put his support behind Rick. Rick would have won MI and OH, if he’d dropped out when he should have.

    • Sparky5253

      Why should Gingrich drop out when he has the potential to be KINGMAKER in the end? Newt is light years ahead of the others in strategy!

  • stage9

    You rock Rick!

  • Steven

    Big time win. Conservatives unite! Let’s stop the Establishment and Romney and defeat Obama in the fall! Pick Rick! Santorum/West 2012!

    • keyesforpres

      Oh, now that’s the ticket!

      • HARP2

        Not a chance in Hell that independents would support Rick or Newt.
        Conservatives say they will stay home if Mitt wins, well that’s a two way street.

        • keyesforpres

          Just goes to show you that Independents really aren’t all that independent. I’m guessing those Independents you speak of are really dems. I personally can’t stand the term Independent. Makes one come across as not believing in anything. Most seem to not pay attention until the last minute. Not all, but a lot.

          • KenInMontana

            Actually, Independent means that we haven’t sold our souls to the establishment parties.

            • keyesforpres

              Well, I do find many are always undecided until the last minute. LIke they are waiting to see which way the wind is blowing. Again, not saying that about all of them.

              • KenInMontana

                The problem is , speaking for myself, I am tired of “settling” for “close enough” or the usual suspects. Which is what we have, again, been offered.

                • keyesforpres

                  Well, if Newt keeps this up we are going to be settling for Romney. Sorry, I’d rather have Rick than Romney.

  • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

    Excellent speech! I can celebrate here!!! WOOHOO!!!

    …and I can feel Axelrod’s undies riding up…Mitt isn’t a shoe in….*panic NOW*

    • keyesforpres

      I think Axelrod wears thongs at least that is what O said.

  • http://twitter.com/PJRodman Paula J Rodman

    No wonder Mitt didn’t want to schedule a speech this evening….hmmmm. Maybe he knew the polls were full of it.
    Just read a tweet: Who in the liberal media has the guts to write that GOP women are brainwashed or self-haters, and that’s why they back Santorum?

    I’ve been getting that from my old bra burning friends for weeks. (I like my bra…it’s better than tuckin’ em in your underwear….Sherry…are you reading?)

    • Reckoner_3

      The polls were full of it because they barely polled these places until last week….

      • StNikao

        ‘Polls’, not ‘strolls’, right?

        • keyesforpres

          I sure hope so ’cause I take strolls all the time!

    • stage9

      lol. “bra burning friends”…that was really funny. lol.

  • Reckoner_3

    TAKE THAT Mitt MONEY! GOP Establishment. Brit Hume’s Fox News!

    Rick Santorum is a LEGIT NATIONAL candidate who can compete with Obama.
    Romney is a regional one, who has to worry about Rick coming up from behind in CA and NY
    So much for the “stalking horse” accusations and every other conspiracy theory thrown against Rick, to disparage his efforts.

    Isn’t the idea of a stalking horse to help you block ? not worry about and spend 12 to 1, 50 to 1 against in contests?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Randall-Pickard/100003011397298 Randall Pickard

      You’re right. I have appreciated your common sense, factual posts here and on the other site.

    • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

      Do not count out NY, at all. Santorum is slowly gaining support. Many of us do not like the establishment at all – ex. Paladino v. Lazio primary. And a lot of us remember how Newt screwed us by sticking his foot and mouth into a primary that should have been won by a conservative.

      NY may surprise people.

      • Asian_chic

        We are depending on you for a win!

      • Siobhan7

        I pray you’re right!!

      • keyesforpres

        Yeah, I lost all respect for Newt when he did that. I truly believe he cost us that seat. The conservative was doing well before Newt opened his mouth. Then the gal he endorsed, turned around and endorsed the dem in the general!

      • keyesforpres

        By the way, it gives me hope to see a smart conservative like you in NY!

  • Sparky5253

    Turned off the TV. Couldn’t stomach the thought of listening to one of the weakest candidates catapulted into contention because of religious ideology!

    Guess the economy, debt reduction, price of gas, burgeoning government, national security, Islamist radicalism appear to be non-issues in these states.

    I think Romney was the winner tonight. He hardly campaigned in either state, but came in a very close third in both. It is also apparent that Romney is the ONLY national candidate, as he has won delegates across the country.

    • drphibes

      Perhaps you would be kind enough to turn off The Right Scoop, too. May I recommend omg.yahoo.com?

    • PChandler

      Gotta love delusional people, cry more butthurt!.

      Another mormon accusing others of being bigoted because they didn’t vote for Romney. Please call the waaaaaaaaaaaaaambulance.

      • keyesforpres

        Yeah, and please make sure to put Waaaaahhhhhmney in it!

      • Sparky5253

        Mighty Christian of you! I find that people must resort to name calling when they haven’t the intellect to reply appropriately!

    • stage9

      Um, hey dumb dumb, the entire NATION was catapulted because of religious ideology….What country are you from?

      “In the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior. The Declaration of Independence laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity.” — John Quincy Adams (Sixth President of the United States; Diplomat; Secretary of State; U.S. Senator; US Representative)

      “Had the people, during the Revolution, had a suspicion of any attempt to war against Christianity, that Revolution would have been strangled in its cradle… In this age, there can be no substitute for Christianity… That was the religion of the founders of the republic and they expected it to remain the religion of their descendants.”9. — Congress, U. S. House Judiciary Committee, 1854

      “The great, vital, and conservative element in our system is the belief of our people in the pure doctrines and the divine truths of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”8 — Congress 1854

      “The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and attributes of God.” 1. — John Adams (Signer of the Declaration; Judge; Diplomat; One of the Two Signers of the Bill of Rights, Second President of the United States)

      “There must be religion. When that ligament is torn, society is disjointed and its members perish… [T]he most important of all lessons is the denunciation of ruin to every state that rejects the precepts of religion.”29 — Gouverneur Morris (Revolutionary Officer; Member of the Continental Congress; signer of the Constitution; Penman of the Constitution; Diplomat; US Senator)

      “[Governments] could not give the rights essential to happiness… We claim them from a higher source: from the King of kings, and Lord of all the earth.10. — John Dickenson (Signer of the Constitution; Governor of Pennsylvania; Governor of Deleware; General in the American Revolution)

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        Yay! I’m clapping over here!

      • keyesforpres

        Thank you for posting this. Everyone needs to read quotes from our Founders. I am so tired of ppl saying they were all diests. NOT!

        The reason we are in this mess is because we have turned away from our Judeo-Christian foundation. We keep electing secularists (look at most of the dems in Congress) and the Godless One in the WH and look what they have done to our Constitution. Godless folks don’t believe in our Constitution. As John Adams said, our Constitution will only work for moral and religious ppl.

        • Sparky5253

          So, you equate the Constitution with Catholicism?

          • keyesforpres

            Oh good heavens, if that is the conclusion you come to, than you really need to work on your reading comprehension.

            • Sparky5253

              According to your logic, is Santorum more Godly than either Gingrich or Romney? Are you implying that the most important criteria in this GOP race is “Godliness”?

              My reading comprehension is just fine, but thanks for asking.

              • keyesforpres

                I am saying it is imperative we get back to our Judeo-Christian roots if we want to save our Republic. A lot of secularlists do not support our Constitution and want to replace it with their socialist “utopia”. See: “The Constitution in 2020″ and please understand that the book used to be called “A New Constitution in 2020″, but they decided that was too obvious.

                • Sparky5253

                  What solution do you suggest, the Government Department of Divinity?

                  And, which Christian denomination or Judeo sect will co-govern? Catholics, Evangelicals, Mormons, Orthodox Jews, Secular Jews, etc. etc.

                  Let me remind you that early Americans fled Europe where there was a constant battle over which would be the official state religion. They fled persecution by one Christian denomination over the others.

                  It is from this historical context that the American Constitution evolved. You should know this fact.

                  Classic secularism in fact, protects religious rights. What you have right now in the DNC is radical secularism, whereby the state imposes upon religion.

                • keyesforpres

                  From my comment that we need to get back to our Judeo-Christian roots you get that I am advocating for an official religion? Good grief! Yes, the Pilgrims fled for the reason you stated AND so they could be free to freely and OPENLY show their faith.

                  The Constitution was birthed from the Declaration of Independence which stated that our rights come from God.

                  We need to teach about our Judeo-Christian roots and how that led to our founding documents.

                  Classic secularism has NEVER protected religious rights. Secularism has been the deadliest force in the shortest amount of time (Islam the deadliest overall, but I consider that to be a godless religion). Whenever there has been a secular gov’t, there has always been a bloodbath of Christians and Jews. The first thing secularists do is eradicate religion. Happened in Russia, China, and Hitler’s ulitimate goal was to eradicate Christianity on the European continent.

      • Sparky5253

        The White House is not a church and the Oval Office is not a pulpit.

        I find it hard to comprehend that voters would choose a candidate because of his religious ideology over his abilities, intellect, experience, political record, and overall depth.

        Religion has never gotten people a job, put food on a table, reduced a national debt, conquered crony capitalism, nor secured a country.

        And, calling someone dumb, dumb is not an intelligent argument.

        • keyesforpres

          Well, religion did get us the finest nation this earth has ever seen. A Godly nation is a prosperous nation.

          • Sparky5253

            There is no historic context to your statement. What makes a nation prosperous is Democracy, freedom, and capitalism.

            • keyesforpres

              Democracy is mob rule. Our Founders feared that more than anything. We are a Republic. Since our rights come from God, that is where freedom comes from. Many secularlists that are in power believe it comes from the gov’t (those in power).

              I believe it was Marx who came up with the term “capitalism”, that is why I prefer “free markets”. Again, this is all rooted in our Judeo-Christian founding.

    • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

      er…okay. So you turned off your TV, and decided to post some pro-Romney show comments right here…on Right Scoop…on this page… riiiiiiight.

      • Sparky5253

        Sorry to burst your bubble Anna, but I am a Gingrich supporter.

    • ApplePie101

      Are you saying that Romney is the anti-religious candidate?

      • keyesforpres

        Heh! Heh!

    • keyesforpres

      Sparky, did you not see what Romney said a couple of months ago? He said Islam is one of the world’s noble religions!! He actually said jihad has nothing to do with Islam! He has obviously done no research on Islamic doctrine.

      Rick has spoken on Islam numerous times. In fact Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch actually posted a video of Santorum talking about it a couple of months ago. I have seen Rick talk about it in several debates and the Iran threat.

      When Romney came to my state he said he’d issue us a waiver on Obamacare. That tells me he has no intention of overturning.

      Did you see the Attorney General of Florida last month say that if Romney wins she will go work for him to help get Romneycare in all 50 states?!!

      Romney’s thinks state gov’ts can do whatever they want and that is not true.

  • jollyjellybean

    Santorum takes majority of FEMALE VOTERS in Alabama & Mississippi. Yes Ma’am. (per exit polling data)

    • PChandler

      And the media is ignoring that, even CNN. What a surprise!(not really).

    • stage9

      IT CAN’T BE! How will the MSM spin their “anti-contraception, death to all women” narrative against Conservatives now?

      • keyesforpres

        They forgot that us here conservative women be kinda smart and kin see da truth!

    • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

      THIS female is voting for Santorum…and I know several others in NYS who agree with me.

      • keyesforpres

        No Figgy Newtons for you eh? ;-)

    • keyesforpres

      Heh heh. That is what this female reported the other day about Rick and I got a good spanking from someone for being an “idiot”. Hee! Hee!

  • drphibes

    Great day for stats. Polls show Obama losing support of women, defying conventional wisdom. Santorum wins with high support of females.

  • pmb88

    I am glad Rick won both states tonight. I want this to be a long primary season and a short general to keep the left guessing. That is also why Newt should stay in to make the primary season longer. What tonight shows us that Mitt can not close the deal and Mitts chances of nomination is dwindling.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

      It is interesting, of Newt staying in the race, while I don’t see a path to the nomination for him, it does make me wonder if he is needed so that Rick can take this fight all the way to the convention and become the nominee. Rick/Newt!

      • http://twitter.com/bullyonsmom Anna B

        The only danger in this is if Newt suddenly finds religion in the Church of Establishment.

        …or as Yoda would say…”Impossible to see the future is”…

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

          Gotta Rick Roll the dice at the convention to find out. Better than having Romney with 1144. We have never had nomination process like this one they changed the rules so that more states would have a voice in the process, so the way the delegates are split up it makes me wonder if Newt is needed in this process.. I’m not sure, I don’t have it all figured out yet, I don’t think anyone has it all figured out yet.

      • Asian_chic

        This is just my opinion…I think Newt is in debt. In order to pay it off, he would support Romney. Just a thought.

        • StNikao

          No way in HE!!

        • Mtncougar

          Last report he was about even. Not in debt.

        • 3seven77

          No. I just don’t see Newt supporting Willard. At any time. Ever. Ain’t gonna happen.

          • keyesforpres

            Pray you are right, but John Bolton threw his support to Mitt and that shocked me because Mitt has said jihad has nothing to do with Islam and that Islam is one of the world’s great religions!

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    Game ON! Well done Rick and excellent speech. Thank you Scoop.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_V6OR33EVYYSSU3IR5UAD5YDOVI Mark S

    Mitt Romney campaign commercial touted his pro-choice position and anti-Reagan credentials in 2002.

    Narrator: “For years, he’s fought conservatives and religious extremists.”

    Romney: “I believe abortion should be safe and legal in this country. I believe that since Roe v. Wade has been the law for 20 years, that we should sustain and support it. And I sustain and support the right of a woman to make that choice.”

    Narrator: “Mitt opposed the gun lobby, even Ronald Reagan.”

    Romney: “I was an Independent during the time of Reagan-Bush. I’m not trying to return to Reagan-Bush!”

    Narrator: “A pro-choice record. Massachusetts’ values. Mitt Romney.”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdwjC2ZgG2w

    • keyesforpres

      Mitt really should be running in the dem primary.

  • chuck jenski

    guess I’ll have to look for the Newt speech somewhere else …

  • 3seven77

    Newt gave a great speech tonight and the first thing he did was to congratulate Rick Santorum on his victory. It was a very gracious moment and if you haven’t seen Newt’s speech, here’s the link:
    http://video.foxnews.com/v/1505594223001/

    Newt also pointed out that more than 70% of the votes went to the conservatives.

    I think that tonight was a watershed moment for Willard. The facade of “inevitability” is broken. This may be the turning point when Willard’s campaign starts to falter and those who were thinking they’d support him in the upcoming states start taking another look at Newt and Rick.

    We need to capitalize on this moment and push back at the media and the pundits who are trying to foist Willard on all of us.

    • Been_There_BT

      Newt gave a good speech. Thanks for the link. I’ll be sending him another contribution:)

    • las1

      The facade of “inevitability” is broken.
      I kinda like to think of it as the “miracle” Mitt was on about… or that “act of God” if Santorum were to win.

      A slow motion act of God… just to make Willard squirm for his abject arrogance and hubris. Providence has a way of making men eat their words.

    • las1

      “We need at a time of great problems, great solutions. And great solutions require substance. And substance requires actually knowing something”

      Can you imagine Newt hitting Obama with that line in a debate?

      That alone would be a knockout punch

    • cabensg

      Great speech as always. Thanks for the link.

      It is indeed a watershed moment for Romney. We’re gonna see some mighty mean push back or should I say the same as we’ve already seen.

      • Been_There_BT

        The same, only piled higher and deeper.

  • Been_There_BT

    Congratulations to Rick and his supporters.

    Between Rick & Newt, Conservatism struck another blow at Mitt. Let’s keep our eyes focused on bringing down Mitt. Newt knows what he is doing and I continue to support him. Onward to the convention.

  • JoeMontana16

    Well, I guess that’s it for Newt. That sucks. I can’t believe Rick Santorum of all people beat Newt in the South. I live in Texas and havent even met a person who supported this Guy. Who are these people? I thought we wanted someone with experience? I thought we wanted true conservatism? All we can hope for is a brokered convention and get someone else other than the two clowns we have left. Just shows how far to the left this country has gone. Two blue dog Democrats left in the GOP race. Geeez

    • keyesforpres

      You are aware that Rick was the 5th most conservative senator during the time he served?

      • cabensg

        That is really going to impress Obama. Maybe it already has. No. What impressed Obama, or should I say distressed Obama was the need to go out and try to explain his willingness to let Americans suffer with high gas prices. I wonder who made him do that?

        • keyesforpres

          Well, right now Newt should have been more concerned with impressing the primary voters.

        • keyesforpres

          And I wonder what made Obama force the contraceptive issue against the advice of those around him? Answer: to go after Rick.

    • cabensg

      I was pretty much in despair last night myself but Newt’s second finish was pretty spectacular really and will give him lots of momentum.

      If he’d come in third I’d be really down but his showing was great considering Santorum was supposed to be the only. The fact Romney came in third is really really good.

      I don’t think Texas is going to let Newt down.

  • cabensg

    While Ricky was out criticizing Mahr as an echo of every conservative blog and radio talk show.

    Here’s what Gingrich was doing.

    Came up with slogan 2.50 gal gas.
    Did a 30 minute video explaining how to do it.
    The conversation about gas prices began to take hold
    The president had to go out and start making speeches about gas prices.
    Gingrich used the speeches to ridicule Obama policies and understanding of drilling.
    The president had to go out and make some more speeches about gas prices.
    The presidents Energy Secretary pronounced he wasn’t interested in bring down gas prices
    Gingrich called him on it telling people this administration wanted European gas prices $9 and $10 dollars.
    The presidents Energy Secretary had to back pedal on his original statements
    The presidents mouth piece Carney ridicules 2.50 a gal gas saying not possible
    The president mouth piece Carney has to back pedal on statement.

    There was no National conversation about gas prices in the media or anywhere now it’s a main topic.
    Obama’s poll numbers have declined since this became a hot topic.

    My question is this. Do we want a Lieutenant who attacks Bill Mahr or do we want a General who will take it to the president of the United States and kick his sorry ass out of the White House?

    • keyesforpres

      Oh please. When I saw Rick in August he was talking about how me must drill for our own oil.

      • Been_There_BT

        The difference is – O ignored him when he said it.

        • keyesforpres

          Of course he did, there was no press there. It was a breakfast with about a hundred ppl there. It was great.

          • Mtncougar

            Seriously? I guess you really can’t see how Newt charges forward and everyone else follows. They follow competently, but Newt is out there in front, leading the debate, framing the conversation, putting liberals/Obama/the press on the ropes. Not just talking like Santorum did at the breakfast with no press – but powerfully pushing forward, getting the press/media to pick it up and doing it in a way that DEMANDS attention.

            • keyesforpres

              Apparently I’m not alone in “seeing it”. It appears most of the voters aren’t seeing it either and why Newt keeps losing. I don’t trust him on the individual mandate thing. He supported up thru much of last year. He supported it for over 20 years. Can you direct me to an interview of him where he says he had an epiphany that it was wrong?

      • cabensg

        Glad he mentioned that.

        Did Obama see that? Did he respond? Did Obama’s energy Secretary get handed his a$$ over it? Was Carney made to look the fool by it? Did he give the facts and figures about that? Did he come up with a video saying how it could be done? Did he start a national conversation about it? No to all but it’s great he mentioned it.

        • keyesforpres

          Personally, I don’t like it that Newt has gotten them talking about it. Chu is backtracking on his $10 per gallon talk. I think it would have been a great campaign issue in the general. This has allowed them to try to clean up their image. Bad move, if you ask me.

          • Been_There_BT

            “Bad move, if you ask me” Nobody asked you – and there may be a reason for that.

            • keyesforpres

              Oh? You didn’t see all the questions asked of me from cabensg? I do wish some of you Newt supporters would start acting like we’re on the same side. Because we are on the same side.

              It’s not very becoming….if you ask me.

              • Been_There_BT

                That was a fine case study of projection. As I recall you are the one who questioned Newt’s patriotrism for not dropping out. Right back at ya:”It’s not very becoming….if you ask me.”

                • keyesforpres

                  Geez, some of you Newt supporters are very depressing. It is depressing to see supposed conservatives acting so childishly. I just don’t get your snide comments.

    • Been_There_BT

      I really enjoyed watching Newt take it to O and kick some serious rear on the energy issue. He forced them off message, it was masterful.

  • stevenbiot

    Yes! That’s my boy!

  • StNikao

    GO RICK – GO NEWT.

    I am so proud of these men for STANDING UP against the evils that are being promoted as good in our nation, in the Western world.

    IF you want to see the fruit, the extent of the actions, and understand the goals of Obama and friends various religions or ideologies (Islam, Marxism, Pansexualism, Abortionism, Globalism, Environmentalism, paganism, earth worship* – all the anti-Christ movements joining forces/resources) that form the culture of lust, lies and death, scroll through the last week or two of the posts at Transfigurations, a Christian news blog by the wife of a religious liberty lawyer in upstate NY: LINK Pat has her ear to the ground for the most important news, but to keep us from losing heart, every day she puts together a devotional with a beautiful image to remind us Who is Lord, King, Savior and will not be defeated in the end. She posts these devotions and more, at Incline Your Heart.

    *Obama is not an environmentalist, an Abortionist like Hillary and Bill Gates whose father was president of Planned Parenthood, or a one world government promoter like Tony Blair, a one world economy like Soros, or a one world religion promoter like Ted Turner; Obama is a Nation of Islam/Islamist and only joins with these people and movements in a marriage of convenience to create a cabal of power. His goals/motives are hate, vengeance and destruction.

  • Freedomswatch

    I have to say,I’m shocked and pleased. Reading the MSM Monday and Tuesday, Romney was going to sweep Alabama and Mississippi and the contest would be over. What do you know, the pollsters got it wrong again. Go, we the people!

  • klaffner

    Santorum is certainly a conviction candidate. You can’t get upset to see a lot of voters voting their convictions. The good news is that Romney made a reasonably good showing in the deep south and overall he got the most delegates yesterday.

  • cabensg
    • Mtncougar

      cabensg, that is an awesome collage! I want to email it to my family.