Gingrich: GOP Should Be "Party Of Yes"

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Gingrich: GOP Should Be "Party Of Yes"

By Reid Wilson
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich will urge attendees at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference to offer solutions instead of simply criticizing Dem policies, his organization said in a media release this afternoon.

"To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."

Dems have scored points by labeling the GOP the "Party of No" for a perceived lack of serious policy alternatives. And the label clearly rankles GOPers in DC, who point to a few proposals from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House and Senate leadership.

Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is spearheading efforts to craft a new version of the Contract with America, which Gingrich used in '94 as the GOP took back the House for the first time in 40 years. Party leaders have yet to say when they will unveil their agenda, and some worry that releasing it too soon will give Dems a target as they struggle with a tough political environment.
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To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."
The GOP needs to start offering up solid, irrefutable solutions to our problems and force the Democrats to say NO YOU CAN'T

Right now, even when the Dems include Republican initiatives.....the GOP votes NO
 
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LOL Love the faux "Party of Yes" title

That's NOT what Newt said, but knock yourselves out
I just posted the article. I didn't title it. But it's clear that Gingrich thinks that the current tenor of what laughingly passes for 'debate' doesn't do the GOP any good.

I suppose they could have entitled it 'gingrich wants the GOP to stop being the party of stupid'.
 
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I don't get it---When they said "yes" to invading Iraq everyone bitched.

One would think we could overcome partisan hackery, rhetorics and semantics but then again --maybe not.
 

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What I found interesting was his use of the word "secular". Our government's policies SHOULD be secular. More fear-mongering by the right and no substance, I see.
 

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To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."
The GOP needs to start offering up solid, irrefutable solutions to our problems and force the Democrats to say NO YOU CAN'T

Right now, even when the Dems include Republican initiatives.....the GOP votes NO
10% unemployment, record debt and deficits, rewrite the Constitution with ObamaCare...yeah Dems are doing wonders.
 

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To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."
The GOP needs to start offering up solid, irrefutable solutions to our problems and force the Democrats to say NO YOU CAN'T

Right now, even when the Dems include Republican initiatives.....the GOP votes NO
Because when someone shoves 5 Skittles into a lump of shit, it REALLY makes it wise to ingest that sucker

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What I found interesting was his use of the word "secular". Our government's policies SHOULD be secular. More fear-mongering by the right and no substance, I see.
lucky for us a left winger posted it for us . :cuckoo:
 

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To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."
The GOP needs to start offering up solid, irrefutable solutions to our problems and force the Democrats to say NO YOU CAN'T

Right now, even when the Dems include Republican initiatives.....the GOP votes NO
I knew you would like Mr. Gingrich's ideas once you got to know them. :lol:
 

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Gingrich: GOP Should Be "Party Of Yes"

By Reid Wilson
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich will urge attendees at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference to offer solutions instead of simply criticizing Dem policies, his organization said in a media release this afternoon.

"To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."

Dems have scored points by labeling the GOP the "Party of No" for a perceived lack of serious policy alternatives. And the label clearly rankles GOPers in DC, who point to a few proposals from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House and Senate leadership.

Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is spearheading efforts to craft a new version of the Contract with America, which Gingrich used in '94 as the GOP took back the House for the first time in 40 years. Party leaders have yet to say when they will unveil their agenda, and some worry that releasing it too soon will give Dems a target as they struggle with a tough political environment.
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Jill...the Dems took back congress by being the party of no before the phrase became popular.

Ever wonder why they don't want the GOP to do that?

Answer: Because it works.
 

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Gingrich: GOP Should Be "Party Of Yes"

By Reid Wilson
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich will urge attendees at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference to offer solutions instead of simply criticizing Dem policies, his organization said in a media release this afternoon.

"To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."

Dems have scored points by labeling the GOP the "Party of No" for a perceived lack of serious policy alternatives. And the label clearly rankles GOPers in DC, who point to a few proposals from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House and Senate leadership.

Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is spearheading efforts to craft a new version of the Contract with America, which Gingrich used in '94 as the GOP took back the House for the first time in 40 years. Party leaders have yet to say when they will unveil their agenda, and some worry that releasing it too soon will give Dems a target as they struggle with a tough political environment.
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Jill...the Dems took back congress by being the party of no before the phrase became popular.

Ever wonder why they don't want the GOP to do that?

Answer: Because it works.
no biggie---the purpose of the post was so people would see Newt "criticizing" the republicans. Big woo :rolleyes:
 
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Jill...the Dems took back congress by being the party of no before the phrase became popular.

Ever wonder why they don't want the GOP to do that?

Answer: Because it works.
that's not true at all. i think you'd be hard-pressed to find a republican bill that didn't have at least some democratic votes.

you never saw the dems, in unison, refuse to vote for a bill even if it was based on bills they had drafted.

you never saw dems, in unison, spewing trash like 'i hope he fails'.

it was the repubs who refused to put a dem bill on the table unless it had a minimum number of repub votes;

if you mean that dems weren't going to vote for things as malicious as the terry schiavo disaster or an amendment to ban gay marriage, you're correct. but that wasn't based on a political tactic... that was based on the contents of the proposed legislation.
 

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Gingrich: GOP Should Be "Party Of Yes"

By Reid Wilson
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich will urge attendees at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference to offer solutions instead of simply criticizing Dem policies, his organization said in a media release this afternoon.

"To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."

Dems have scored points by labeling the GOP the "Party of No" for a perceived lack of serious policy alternatives. And the label clearly rankles GOPers in DC, who point to a few proposals from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House and Senate leadership.

Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is spearheading efforts to craft a new version of the Contract with America, which Gingrich used in '94 as the GOP took back the House for the first time in 40 years. Party leaders have yet to say when they will unveil their agenda, and some worry that releasing it too soon will give Dems a target as they struggle with a tough political environment.
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Damn, I hope they don't listen to him..
 

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To win in 2010 and 2012, it's not enough to say no to the radical agenda of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid," Gingrich said in a statement. "Tonight's speech will explain why real leadership requires Republicans to offer a compelling vision of safety, prosperity, and freedom that stands in vivid contrast to Obama's secular, socialist, machine now running Washington."
The GOP needs to start offering up solid, irrefutable solutions to our problems and force the Democrats to say NO YOU CAN'T

Right now, even when the Dems include Republican initiatives.....the GOP votes NO
Does anybody even listen to NEWT anymore? I mean isn't there a pasture or a glue factory waiting for his delivery?
 

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Jill...the Dems took back congress by being the party of no before the phrase became popular.

Ever wonder why they don't want the GOP to do that?

Answer: Because it works.
that's not true at all. i think you'd be hard-pressed to find a republican bill that didn't have at least some democratic votes.

you never saw the dems, in unison, refuse to vote for a bill even if it was based on bills they had drafted.

you never saw dems, in unison, spewing trash like 'i hope he fails'.

it was the repubs who refused to put a dem bill on the table unless it had a minimum number of repub votes;

if you mean that dems weren't going to vote for things as malicious as the terry schiavo disaster or an amendment to ban gay marriage, you're correct. but that wasn't based on a political tactic... that was based on the contents of the proposed legislation.
Scalia and Ginsburg each had 90+ votes for confirmation.

You can trace patient zero back to Al Gore who was forced to recant his concession and held the peaceful transition of Presidential power hostage to his puppet masters insane view of a "recount"
 

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