Gingrich quips Bush should have allowed some 'reminder' attacks

Gingrich quips Bush should have allowed some 'reminder' attacks
David Edwards and Muriel Kane
Raw Story
Thursday May 29, 2008

During an appearance at a Long Island bookstore last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was asked by a member of the audience why the United States has not been hit again since 9/11.

"I honestly don't know," Gingrich replied. "I would have expected another attack. I was very, very worried ... when we had the sniper attacks, because the sniper attacks were psychologically so frightening. ... I was amazed that the bad guys didn't figure out how to send ten or twelve sniper teams."

"This is ... one of the great tragedies of the Bush administration," Gingrich continued. "The more successful they've been at intercepting and stopping bad guys, the less proof there is that we're in danger. And therefore, the better they've done at making sure there isn't an attack, the easier it is to say, 'Well, there never was going to be an attack anyway.' And it's almost like they should every once in a while have allowed an attack to get through just to remind us."

Gingrich then recommended splitting the FBI into a domestic crime unit, which would respect civil liberties, and a "small but very aggressive anti-terrorism agency" with "extraordinary ability to eavesdrop."

"I think that your liberties in a domestic setting are paramount," Gingrich explained. "I would rather risk crime than risk losing my civil liberties. But I would not rather risk a nuclear weapon. ... I think the greatest danger to our liberty is to actually have the country end up in the kind of attack that would lead us to favor a dictatorship for security."

This video is from C-SPAN 2, broadcast April 29, 2008. The full video can be viewed here.

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you mean DO some more false flag attacks, don't you Neut?

Allowed is code for perpetrated in this scenario.

It's clear what the scumbag means...

We need another terror-spanking, because we don't take their phony war more seriously. He is advocating more death and destruction... "they should every once in a while have allowed an attack to get through just to remind us". Unreal.

Newt' of them...

Lullaby Academy, great stuff, "another terror-spanking" is in order since we're not buying your phony war. We're not acting like good little plebs.

Newt is one of them a self-centered psychopathic class of individuals. Gingrich confirmed it when he advised his ailing wife he was seeking a divorce when she was in the hospital with cancer.

"According to Battley, Gingrich discussed divorce terms with her while she was in the hospital recovering from cancer surgery."

Here's a link to more about this self-centered calloused man. Gingrich admits to cheating on first and second wives

Unfortunately, Gingrich isn't the only politician guilty of such behavior on either side of the aisle.

...don't believe them!


Just plain sick. Thanks for the download link, I posted the video on Youtube, LiveVideo and DailyMotion. This scumbag needs to be exposed for what he is.


I submitted it to Reddit as well..

what's wrong with that audience

I can't believe they think it's funny. But I guess that's the kind of person who would show up to a Q&A session with Newt.

I got so annoyed by Newt's comment

that I wrote THIS.

Yes, the NeoCons' great hero, Leo Strauss, was one very sick

and dangerous man!

Consider mass emailing truth messages. More info here:

These people don't even bother to...

...hide their sleaze-baggery anymore...and 30% of the population never abandons their support for them.....

They are the portion of the population that wants CONTROL as the dominant feature of their society, and to worship at the feet of authority, no matter how demonstrably corrupt.

9/11 Truth ends the 9/11 Wars

There's only one reason why we haven't been attacked again....

because the bush crime family hasn't decided to attack us again - YET.

But Jan 20, 2009 is fast approaching.

This is going to be a VERY interesting year.

Sorry if a re-post:

As John Mueller says in his book

"Overblown," and in a 2006 article in Foreign Affairs, the terrorist threat is "Overblown." We haven 't been attacked because there are no terrorists out there interested enough in doing the job. That's why the WTC attacks are such an anomaly.

Well Rehearsed

Notice he was careful NOT to say "they should have allowed ANOTHER attack to get through". I wonder how many times he rehearsed it so he wouldn't say another. Doesn't "they should have allowed AN attack to get through" sound more awkward? When I first read it I had to re-read it to make sure he didn't say another. Maybe it's just me.