Newt outlines his new Contract with America

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    Gingrich outlines his

    Not alot of details yet. But Im interesting to see what he has planned. Im hoping it might be a good plan regardless what candidate wins the nomination.

    I believe they are saying the plan is going to be revealed in more detail Thursday.
     
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    Good deal; it's about time we had something to chew on besides Cain's 9-9-9 plan which is a start but can be shot full of holes, and Romneys 59 point plan, which will have its challenge with capturing the public's imagination. I do believe Newt's a policy/idea genius.
     
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    Given our current community-organizer-in-chief, this sentence made me cringe a bit:

     
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    Hear that? It's the sound of no one giving a shit about what Newt has to say anymore.
     
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    Meh.... Gingrich is still just another inside-the-beltway PNAC/neocon establishmentarian tool.

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    If those don't leave you hanging over the bowl, retching your guts out over the thought of "President Gingrich", nothing will.
     
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    Newt and his contracts with America, we all know what happened last time he did this, it failed
     
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    Elaborate??

    Wasn't he Speaker of the House during all those wonderfully economically robust years of Clinton's?

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    Yes, the use of "activist" in an apparently positive context struck me as well. It seems to have a somewhat negative connotation now, particularly among Republicans. However, it seems as though Gingrich at one time did consider it a positive word: It appears in his list of positive governing words in the GOPAC memo: GOPAC memo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

    It's also possible that Gingrich was misquoted. I doubt, as the article quotes him, that he really thinks his plans need "flushing out" rather than "fleshing out". I do wonder what his new contract has to do with neuroscience, though. There is a trend in social sciences to study brain response, but I think it's way too early to do something like that in the real world.
     
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    It made me also think of activist judges.

    I'm guessing the use of "activist", in this context, could refer to needing people that are willing to go against the norm; needing to shed the politics-as-usual behavior....make the tough choices, etc....

    *shrug*
     
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    The Rs did exactly what they promised to do, in case you are not aware or get your inormation only from the Lamestream Media. Every item on the Contract was put to an up or down vote in the house. That is exactly what they promised,and that's exactly what they did.
     
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