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Looking for Cuban vote, Gingrich ad mentions 'socialized medicine,' losing 'homeland'

Newt Gingrich's latest Spanish-language television advertisement tries to appeal directly to Cuban-American Hispanics, using phrases like "socialized medicine" and featuring speakers who say their families "lost their homeland."

UPDATE: See the video below.

We're working on getting a video (for some reason, it always seems more difficult to find online versions of Spanish-language spots than those in English), but our translation of the spot is below. It features three people praising Gingrich, and clips of his speech at Florida International University last week.

My family came to this country looking for liberty and a dream. But now the United States is resembling the government they fled. Socialized medicine, taxes that paralyze businesses. But Newt Gingrich wants to rebuild the United States that we so love. Newt balanced the budget and created 11 million new jobs. He will be able to do it again. My family knows what it is to lose the homeland they love. It won't happen to us again. Newt knows us. Together, let's retake the country we so love. I'm Newt Gingrich, and I approve this message.

 

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tc297

Newt blames everyone else for his problems. He claimed he didn't do well in last Monday's debate because the audience wasn't allowed to cheer. His poor performanc­e in the debate on Thursday was because Romney packed the audience with his supporters­. Might his fall in the polls be due to the lies that come out of his mouth? Newt's ex wife says he was not deposed during the divorce proceeding­s. This after he was quoted in an interview in FL saying he didn't lie about his affairs in his deposition­. Newt told everyone that he offered friends to be interviewe­d by ABC to refute his ex wife's story. By his own admission we are now finding out that he lied about this. He also told Americans a lot of misinforma­tion about capitalism and the free market. He was forced to remove two ads with unthruths about his opponet Mitt Romney. His stand on illegal immigratio­n? Did he tell us his older daughter was running his campagin in FL before he trotted her out to defend him against his ex wife's allegation­s. What about accusing Paul Ryan of right wing social engineerin­g? The list could go on and on. We already have somone in the white house who refuses to take reponsibil­ity for his actions and blames someone else for our country's problems. Do we really want to elect somone else who will be more of the same? Before Newt accuses others of lieing he should clean up your own act.

dave longdale

It should mention losing democracy and controlled freedom of press. The next election is shaping up to be as big of a sham as the last. Do you know why Sarah Palin's bus tour was really canceled? Do you know why she stayed 30 miles away from the second debate and chose the death of Steve Jobs to announce that she's not running? Know what leaked out? Sarah Palin and Cain aren't in the race for the same reason, the truth leaked out.
http://PalinsDirtyLittleSecret.blogspot.com

natalia

it's not right.....

Denny Wood

Poor Newt. He could have had this election in the bag. He entered "Wheelchair Utopia Florida" (see www.dignity4disabled.com)and did not know how to reach out to the over 20% of Florida voters with disabilities who built this utopia.

His own daughter with some mild disability, as his Campaign Manager also blew it. She must live in an ivory tower on Key Biscayne. She must think the curb cuts came on a magic carpet, and the disabled parking appeared out of the sky, a gift from people on the moon. One wonders if she knows every bus in Miami-Dade County has a wheelchair lift and why?

These voters are easy to recruit. And can swing any state wide election. Ending job discrimination for people with disabilities would have done it. Even if it was moon talk.

Obama has not done it for 3 years. European countries makes sure the disabled job ready are hired. They make them taxpayers.

Personally, I can't vote, as I am NPA, but I have certainly enjoyed the republican circus these candidates brought to Florida. It has been a lot of good laughs and great fodder for the comedians on the national networks. Their ignorance on the disability numbers in Florida makes them all poor candidates in Florida. What a sorry lot.

Romney is a notorious Off Shore Banker, whose secret banking history will unravel by November. The Florida Press gave him a pass on this issue. Shame on them.

I suspect we can watch these four candidates cut each other up for months. I can see why McCain wants less debates. That is to deprive us of much comedy in an economy we need something to laugh at.

Juan Rod.

Mitt Romney is a pathetic whinny liberal from massachusetts! He is just like Obama! Voting him would be continuing failed presidency for the next 4 years. If voters were smart, they would vote against the establishment and support NEWT!!!! 2012!!!!!

arale norimaki

to the GOP Cubans on the ballot means nothing to the general populationof the Hispanic community. Most Latin Americans don't like Cubans


Is their a double standard regarding illegal aliens when it comes to Cubans entering the US?

To Newt "English should be the language of the USA" Then why do you have political ad in spanish?

I am Newt Gingrich: I’m not a hypocrite!

Alex Deus

Mitt Romney wants to continue medicade: that ponzi scheme on the rich. If you want a welfare queen, vote for Mitt.

justavoter

If NBC can get people to drink donkey semen they can manipulate candidates on television. That's right, donkey semen, look it up on Fear Factor NBC and donkey semen. The liberal democrat media has ruthlessly gone after Gingrich with a vengence. Why would a liberal democrat go after Gingrich unless they thought Obama could beat Romney in November. Why else are the news station clobbering Gingrich? They know Gingrich can win, but they are using the power of persausion to make you think Romney is better than Gingrich. Yes Gingrich has some baggage, but he doesn't have as much as Obama. I am curious if Obama had in past girlfriends or I would like to hear from some of his students that he supposedly taught in law school. Wonder if Obama was shy or if was a difficult teacher? We'll never know, because the media is corrupt just like they are swayed the polls in Florida. Romney has made lots of money all his life so he is not going to be thiniing about cutting the government any. In fact, we don't hear anything from the media about Romney and the Damon Corporation that was heavily involved in medicare fraud, but we do hear and see the media tearing Ginrich apart. Vote for Romney you vote for Obama.

A Facebook User

WILLIARD ROMNEY has NEGATIVE COMMERCIALS AGAINST NEWT 5 to 1 ( five to one)
The GOP establishment wants Newt out of the picture, WE THE PEOPLE will overpower the ads 7 to 1 ( seven to one ) - Vote with the PEOPLE !
AVANTI FLORIDIANS ! HERMAN CAIN endorsed Newt, Sarah Palin is FOR Newt.
Romney has forcefully spoken about his lifelong commitment to both the Mormon church and its tithing rules. He served as a missionary in France during the 1960s and as a Mormon Bishop in the 1980s.
Rev. O’Neal Dozier, the conservative black pastor of Pompano Beach’s Worldwide Christian Center said:“Blacks are not going to vote for anyone of the Mormon faith,” Dozier said. “The book of Mormon says the Negro skin is cursed.”...

A Facebook User

LIES, LIES, LIES,  
What kind of man would mislead, distort, and deceive just to win an election? This man would be Mitt Romney. Romney said he has always voted Republican when he had the opportunity. But in the 1992 Presidential Primary Romney had the chance to vote for George H.W. Bush or Pat Buchanan but he voted for a liberal Democrat instead. Romney said his investments in Fannie and Freddie were in a blind trust. But as reported in the National Journal, Romney earned tens of thousands of dollars from investments NOT in a blind trust. Romney denied seeing a false ad his campaign used to attack Newt Gingrich. But Romney's own campaign paid for the ad...Romney's own voice is on the ad approving the content. If we can't trust Romney in a debate, how can we trust him AS NOMINEE ?

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TechGuru

Romney unloads on Newt
over debates, Freddie work
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Mitt Romney slammed Newt Gingrich for his role working for federal housing agency Freddie Mac and mocked him for making excuses for his debate performances and his standing in Florida polls.

[ .... ]

"I felt energy up there on the stage, it could not have been better," Romney said. "The first debate, of course the audience was quiet and Speaker Gingrich said that threw him off, he cant debate before a quiet audience. Then the next audience was very loud, very loud, and he said that threw him off, he can’t debate before a real loud audience. It’s like Goldliocks you know, it has to be just so."

"You know, Speaker Gingrich is now finding excuses everywhere he can. He’s on TV this morning going from station to station complaining about what he thinks are the reasons hes had difficulty here in Florida. But you know we’ve got a president who has a lot of excuses, and the excuses are over, it’s time to produce."
[ .... ]

"... I know how bad housing is here, how tough its been. You know that one quarter of all the foreclosures in America are in Florida? And you know how much home values have gone down. And one of the greatest contributors to the collapse of housing here and across the country was government, and the intrusion of government into the housing market and the fact that you have Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae guaranteeing mortgages in some cases to people who couldn’t possibly pay them back, that contributed to the kind of crisis you’ve seen here. And at the time some people were standing up and saying we need to reform the system, Speaker Gingrich was being paid $1.6 million to stand up and do what he did, which is to say these programs should continue the way they are. These institutions are fine. The people of Florida have had enough of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and government interference and its time to get back to free market principles."

"So Mr. Speaker, ... Your problem in Florida is that you worked for Freddie Mac at a time that Freddie Mac was not doing the right thing for the American people. And that you were selling influence in Washington at a time when we needed people to stand up for the truth in Washington."
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Romney unloads on 'excuse-making' Newt over debates, Freddie work
By MAGGIE HABERMAN 1/29/12 Politico.com
POLITICO's Reid Epstein reports:
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www.Politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/01/romney-unloads-on-excusemaking-newt-over-debates-freddie-112719.html
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Paul Garbutt

Newt Gingrich - January 28, 2012

“I believe…..that our problems are not the people, our problems are not the spirit of America, our problems are a regulatory, litigation, special interest SYSTEM in the state capitals, in the city halls, in the county commissions and in Washington. And I believe we need a movement….”

“I came tonight…I came tonight to say to you, that I will not ask you to be for me for President. Because if you’re for me, you’re going to vote and go home and say sure hope Newt can fix it. And that is not possible. No person not even the president not under our Constitution can get this done. I came here tonight to ask you to be WITH me. To stand side by side, to remind the congress, the governor, the state legislature, the city council, the county commissioner, the school board. To decide that 537 elected officials in Washington can’t turn the country around but millions of Americans who love this country can turn it around with ease.”

"I pledge to you... in the tradition of our founding documents, if you help me next Tuesday and if with your help I become the nominee, and if as nominee we decisively defeat the left at every level, at President, at House, at Senate and local governments, that I will give you for as long as I am allowed to serve, my life, my fortune and my sacred honor. Together we are going to give our grandchildren the country they deserve, not the country that is currently decaying. Thank you, good luck and God bless you."

Mr.Stephen Schweter

Hello
If American's Had dobne research on the Web instead of relaying on the media Dr.Ron Paul would be on top. On the media Google
'Orwell Rolling In His Grave" you will learn
How the system Works. Remember DR Ron Paul =
Honesty,Liberty, Freedom respect for CONSTITUTION and would follow it. Check out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aiz85NejIyE&NR=1&feature=endscreen And
http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1416667123001/ron-paul-best-for-defense A real Eye opener
Peace
Stephen

Mr.Stephen Schweter
Mr.Stephen Schweter
Sanford

Ginrich should kow the Cubans will never voe for him, perhaps a few but not the majority. He's better off dating a fat Cuban girl.

Paul Garbutt

by CHUCK NORRIS
January 29, 2012

I think the mainstream media, or MSM, and Washington elite think the majority of voters just fell off the turnip truck. But the South Carolina primary election and other current voting trends show otherwise.

The MSM are working double time to get us to forget about the unprecedented results of the South Carolina primary election, but they are a sign of what could be in Florida, Nevada and beyond. They are also proof that American citizens will not be outwitted by the political shenanigans of the powers that be. Let me give you a few examples.

Despite that ABC paraded Newt’s bitter ex-wife across their airways two nights before the South Carolina election, Newt won women’s votes by 36 percent to 30 percent over Romney. And married women and evangelical women both backed Gingrich with 40 percent support. (Women in general backed Newt 38 percent, and men were 42 percent in support of him.)

Despite (or maybe, on account of) Mitt’s Massachusetts creation of Romneycare and promises for Social Security’s perpetuity, Newt gained 47 percent of the vote (to Mitt’s 36 percent) among those ages 65 and older.

Despite the MSM’s attempt to convey Newt as old and outdated, he received 27 percent of votes from among those 18-29 years of age, only being beaten by Ron Paul’s 32 percent.

Despite the MSM’s and Washington elite’s campaign to convey that Newt would be dangerous to the country and world, 39 percent of U.S. veterans voted for Newt, compared to 32 percent for Romney.

Despite that Romney spent millions on ads in South Carolina to persuade voters that Newt was an ethically compromised Washington insider, Newt won 45 percent of GOP electorate votes, while Rick Santorum and Romney trailed with 23 and 20 percent.

Despite the MSM’s pro-Romney coverage and six years of Romney’s campaigning, Newt stole 31 percent of moderates’ votes from the Massachusetts’ moderate.

Despite Romney’s often-flaunted business credentials, eight in 10 voters who said they were very worried about the direction of the economy also voted for Newt by a double-digit lead over Romney. Hence, the New York Times also described Newt as South Carolina’s “preferred candidate for people who said they were … falling behind financially.” That is because Newt has actually helped lead the federal government during two of the greatest economic booming eras in our country’s history.

Despite that 120 evangelical leaders met recently in Texas and claimed to have come to a consensus backing Rick Santorum, the initial vote of those leaders split almost evenly between Newt and Santorum, 48-57 votes, according to CBN News Chief Political Correspondent. I don’t think it’s coincidental that a similar 45 percent of evangelicals also voted for Newt in his landslide South Carolina victory. Forty-five percent of pro-lifers also voted for Newt, compared to just 21 percent for Romney.

Despite the MSM’s and some social conservatives’ onslaught to make Newt out to be a reckless immoral politician, evangelical voters understand that, while not condoning adultery and divorce, they are not fatal but forgivable by God. Evangelical voters understand that family values are redeemable and renewable among contrite souls who have suffered from relational failures.

North Carolina was such a landslide election that the New York Times confessed, “Mr. Gingrich was supported by men and women alike, evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics, those who support the tea party and those who are neutral about it.”

Even in Florida, Newt’s populous popularity is evident by the size of his audiences. Despite that Washington heavyweights like John McCain and Bob Dole have come out to endorse Romney, in a drive that the Boston Globe described as “GOP insiders rise up to cut Gingrich down to size,” the Los Angeles Times reported last week: “Newt Gingrich winning the crowd contest in Florida.”

The Times explained, “The former House speaker drew enormous crowds on Tuesday in the Sunshine State, the final one attracting more than 5,000 people. On the same day, Romney drew about 150 people to a closed speech in Tampa and addressed about 300 people outside a foreclosed house in southwest Florida later in the day.”

And despite that Romney and his cronies have spent, and will spend, millions and millions of more dollars in Florida and Nevada to perforate Newt’s character and record again, which NewsMax explains in Florida alone is 20 times what has been spent there in supporting any other Republican candidate, I am believing that voters will neither be bought by his money nor directed by his political spin and rhetoric, just as those in South Carolina didn’t fall for the fool’s gold.

One final proof came last week via the triple-gang of the MSM, Romney and Washington elites. They all pounced again on Newt, claiming he is not a Reagan conservative. But they were discounted again, as President Reagan’s eldest son, Mike, who has also endorsed Newt, joined radio talk-show legend Rush Limbaugh by lambasting Newt’s critics. Mike said, “I am deeply disturbed that supporters of Mitt Romney are claiming that Newt Gingrich is not a true Reaganite and are even claiming that Newt was a strong critic of my father.” And Limbaugh added, “That kind of stuff is why people hate Romney so much.”

NewsMax also reported, in a 1995 speech at a dinner honoring Ronald Reagan, former first lady Nancy Reagan said: “The dramatic movement of 1995 is an outgrowth of a much earlier crusade that goes back half a century. Barry Goldwater handed the torch to Ronnie, and in turn Ronnie turned that torch over to Newt and the Republican members of Congress to keep that dream alive.’”

There’s a reason 34 percent of those who voted for Newt in South Carolina said they “strongly supported” the tea party, dispelling another MSM myth (or is that a wish?) that the tea party’s influence has dwindled. Thirty-one percent of independents also voted for Newt.

To the naysayers of Newt, Theodore Roosevelt has a wise word, “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”

I think it’s time again that “We the People” showed the media and Washington elite exactly who is in charge.

South Carolinians were not duped by the titans of political swing.

Floridians and Nevada patriots, don’t you let them manipulate and muscle your vote either.

Mr.Stephen Schweter

Hello
Time to turn the Brain on.there are only 2 people
in congress on our side Dr.Ron Paul and sen.Rand paul. The main job of gov.is to defend the nation
which is different then empire Building.Ckeck out
A CIA Offical from the Bin Laden unit has to say
About Dr.Paul.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aiz85NejIyE&NR=1&feature=endscreen
also what a general has to say. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aiz85NejIyE&NR=1&feature=endscreen.
Also Http:ladyliberty1776.blogspot.com
How many people can be fed with the cost of 1 Bomb Many. The big threat to our nation is the 16 Trillion $$ Debt. Dr.Ron Paul will cut 1 Trillion in the first year.It is now time for a history Lesson. watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... Also have you checked how the record of your choice on his or her vote in congress is. does it match the Talk. Dr Paul voted NAY on war with Iraq,Nay on PATROIT ACT,Nay on NDAA Nay on SOPA ,PipA Nay on the Failed TARPS,Nay on every Unbalanced Budget. Wants to Audit the FED and fort Knox. Also google "orwellRolling In His Grave" you will be shocked How the Media operates. Dr.Ron Paul=Honesty,Freedon,Respect for CONSTITUTION and will follow it. We don't go to War without Congress Declairing it. And win it Quick. WE won WW2 in four years. Remember we were warned by esinhower Beware of the Military Industrial complex. Another foreign policy tidbit.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doug-bandow/irresponsible-foreign-pol_b_1176287.html

Peace
Stephen

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