Posts tagged "Newt Gingrich"

Can Newt Solve The Riddle Of The Sphinx?

“There is something I know.” This cryptic statement has transformed Nancy Pelosi into the 800-pound Sphinx in the room.  What inside dope does she have that would  destroy Newt Gingrich’s aspirations for the presidency?  The speculation centers around the House Ethics Committee’s investigation of Newt in the 1990s. Pelosi was on that committee that reviewed... Read more »

The Gordian Knot Of Immigration

In 333 b.c. Alexander the Great came to a town in Asia Minor, Gordium, where legend had it whoever could untie the knot that fastened an ox-cart to a post would become the ruler of Asia.  Try as he might, Alexander couldn’t unravel the intricately interwoven strips of wood; whereupon with a swift stroke of... Read more »

Are Republican Minds and Hearts Too Glacial To Listen To Siku?

Siku, the unbearably cute polar bear, has become a cyber-sensation. He was born on November 22 at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park in Denmark. He weighs only about 8 pounds and because his mother could not produce milk, he must be bottle-fed by three zookeepers until he is one year old. His name means “sea ice”—something no... Read more »
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Newt's Impersonation of Mr. Potter

Newt Gingrich wants the kids on dole To scrub the schoolhouse toilet bowl. And as they learn their ABC’s To wax the floors upon their knees. Why waste, he says, their time on books When cafeterias need cooks. Newt would assign scholastic brooms To sweep the litter from the rooms. The poor kids naturally lack... Read more »

Newt Gingrich Has Too Much Baggage Even For Southwest Airlines

    Newt Gingrich is the current flavor of the month in the Republican Dope Derby.  But he comes with a caravan of baggage.  Evangelicals and social-conservatives will eventually  sour on his history of adulterous philandering.  He’s married to his third wife after two divorces.  His randy episodes are even more reprehensible because of moral hypocrisy. While... Read more »