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FarLeftFist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:41 PM
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Meet Newt Gingrich: Moral and Ethical Hero.
A champion of Christian morality, Gingrich had three different wives over 35 years, though during that period, was only unmarried for a total of less than a year. Simple arithmetic suggests that either Gingrich is incredibly impulsive or his position on family values might include a bit more extramarital fucking than one might have originally thought.

At his birth, Gingrich's father and mother were only 19 and 16. When Newt was 19, Gingrich slept with and married his high school geometry teacher who switched religions for him, mothered two of his children and funded his undergraduate and graduate education only to be dumped and divorced by Gingrich several years later when he decided she wasn't "young enough or pretty enough to be the president's wife". Gingrich got his wife to agree to a very one-sided divorce while she was recovering in a hospital from uterine cancer.

Marianne Ginther. Thats the one whom he had already proposed to before he was divorced from his first wife. The one to whom he confessed, in 1999, soon after Marianne had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, that he was having an affair with a woman who was in Mariannes apartment eating off her plates, sleeping in her bed. Confessed to the affair, said it was going to continue, and asked Marianne to tolerate it.

Gingrich decided to run for congress in 1974. He lost two elections, though his campaign treasurer later said, "We'd have won in 1974 if we could have kept him out of the office, screwing (a campaign volunteer) on the desk." It was later revealed that, during the Clinton impeachment, Gingrich himself was having sex with a congressional aide in her 20s. Historians are unsure exactly how many Americans were appalled by this, but at least one (his wife) was particularly appalled, especially when he called to divorce her on mother's day.

The aide, Callista Bisek, eventually became his third wife after the affair led to a divorce from his previous spouse. This is Newt's current wife. This screams volumes about her character as well.

Gingrich was a leader of the inquiry into congressmen writing bad checks in the early 90s, whilst he had actually written 20 of them himself. During this "distinguished", four-year tenure as newly elected speaker of the House, Gingrich faced eighty-four charges for ethics violations.

By 1997, there was already a secret conspiracy formed to force Gingrich out of his position, though he out-maneuvered it. In 1998, no longer able to ignore the fact that most of the population hated him and it was costing his party elections nationwide, Gingrich stepped down from both his Speaker position and his elected office.

Although Gingrich resigned from both the Speakership and congress, he has been unable to refrain from making himself the center of attention on a number of major issues, regardless of whether anyone is interested in his opinions.

Gingrich has also authored a number of books. Amongst these works are novels about the Nazis defeating the Soviet Union, the Japanese implementing a more effective Pacific strategy, and the South defeating the North at Gettysburg and other alternate history books. In May 2009, Gingrich posted a comment on Twitter calling Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor a racist. Many people were upset about the contents of the remark itself. Interestingly, outside observers point out that this comment comes from a man who spends his free time writing fantasies about the South winning Civil War battles.

One former lover reported: "We had oral sex. He prefers that modus operandi because then he can say, 'I never slept with her,'" a line of reasoning noticeably absent from Gingrich's book Rediscovering God in America.

In case, you were wondering, yes, this is the very same Newt Gingrich who liked to go around piously making statements like: "The Democratic Party has been the active instrument of breaking down traditional marriage." H Y P O C R I S Y



Inspired by: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/newt/vanityfair...
and: http://www.1115.org/2010/08/10/newt-gingrichs-second-wi... /
and: http://www.dickipedia.org/dick.php?title=Newt_Gingrich


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Tiggeroshii Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:52 PM
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1. You left out the part where, on top of all of this, he had an independent counsel
investigate whether the president had a blowjob. Oh yeah, and talk about fiscal responsibility! How much did whitewater ring up exactly from taxpayer funding? More than 70 million dollars. If you take into account inflation, that would be more than a hundred million dollars now.
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FarLeftFist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:55 PM
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4. Thank you, feel free to add more to this. I added to my journal and will be spreading around the web
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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:53 PM
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2. Meet Calista Gingrich, wife number three, paramour number...oh, who keeps count?
"Come out from under the desk, dear, and say hello to the nice people!"

These are the faces of today's American Catholics?

No wonder the churches are empty!
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Bigmack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-11 09:31 AM
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14. That quote.....?
Did that really happen..? When I read "Come out from under the desk...", it tweaked my memory.... I think.

I wrote off Gingrich years ago - looks like I was premature - so I forgot some of the good stories about him.

Lemme know if that quote is real, will you?
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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-11 05:17 PM
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15. It wouldn't surprise me if SAT NITE LIVE did something on those lines.
I was being a smartass, but basing it on what I heard from people close to the situation.

I used to fart around on the Hill as part of my work back when all this was happening. I knew a lot of people in the SECDEF shop where Monica was stashed, and I also was on a "friendly wave/light chat/pleasantries" basis with a lot of Hill staffers on both sides of the aisle, including a few in the Speeeekah's office.

There was a lot of dissatisfaction with Newt from his own staff, and they contributed -- more than is realized -- to his downfall. A lot of them were "true believers" and they were outraged at his behavior, particularly while he was excoriating Clinton for the very same shit. Plus, a lot of them had a real problem with Calista (unqualified worker with too much clout because she was screwing the boss) and liked Wife Number Two, and some of them ratted him out to his former Missus. Their "heads up" enabled Marianne to get a VERY good settlement out of Newt; way more than half, in fact.

This is an amusing interview w/Esquire--it has a confessional tone, but I think it barely scratches the surface in some regards and glosses over other matters as well (and I am quite certain there is plenty I don't know, either):

http://www.esquire.com/print-this/newt-gingrich-0910?pa...
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:55 PM
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3. The new #1 w/a bullet republican had to resign his ....
.... job as speaker of the house and his seat in congress in disgrace. The man was a mid level no account associate professor @
some obscure college in Georgia and yet he sees himself as a "tour de force" in the study of American history.


Please if you are a republican VOTE NEWT!



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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:58 PM
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5. GOP scrapping the bottom of the barrel -- $250 million Romney or Newt, GOP propagandist -- ???
:puke:

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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:02 PM
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6. I'm not worried; this new wife looks like she'd eat his heart off of a kebab skewer
if he ever hurts her.

:hide: :rofl: :hide:
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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:11 PM
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7. Lights on, nobody's home.
Great synopsis on the Blingrich core. He'll be fun to take down in the GE. There something special about kicking a sanctimonious blowhard hypocrite's ass that I find appealing. Especially one who fancies himself as an intellectual.
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MarianJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:23 PM
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8. His wife looks like she just got a water ice enema.
When my father traded my mom in for a younger model in 1962, my mom said that my new step-mother would never completely trust my father because she knew how she gotr him and he'd be willing to do the same to her. While they've been married for almost 50 years now, that was true. in the early 70s she caught him in the acct and beat his ass to within a quarter inch of his life.

He was shocked when I took my step-mother's side. I can't countenance infidelituy.

PEACE!
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GoldenOldie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:30 PM
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9. Newt has always reminded me of the oily snake/used car salesman
He always has a lot to say, but if you truly listen to his words, he makes no sense.
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MarianJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:43 PM
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10. Like Milo Minderbinder in Catch-22.
Just not as smart and not (holy mackrel!) as honest.

PEACE!
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6000eliot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 11:58 PM
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11. Yikes!
Somebody has crazy eyes! :crazy: :scared:
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FarLeftFist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-11 09:19 AM
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12. No worries. The GOP has assassinated it's own character.
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-11 09:24 AM
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13. OMG Lady - lay off the damn Botox. You look like a female Jack Nicholson as the Joker
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