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Liberty Counsel: Newt Gingrich Q&A- Why Do You Admire Theodore Roosevelt?

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Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily View Plus

A lot of members of the Tea Party, sound like Libertarians on economic policy, even if they are Big Government Republicans when it comes to social policy and would like to outlaw a lot of personal activities including what people do in their own homes and privacy. Former Representative Michele Bachmann, former Governor Sarah Palin, Governor Scott Walker come to mind, Phyllis Schlafly from back in the day.

Newt Gingrich even though he has many things in common with the populist blue-collar wing of the Tea Party that now backs Donald Trump 100%, is not a Big Government Republican when it comes to either economic or social policy. He doesn’t want government taxing and regulating private business’s to the point where they’re essentially public utilities that are owned by shareholders. But he’s not a Libertarian either or even a Conservative-Libertarian. He believes in a big strong national defense and strong law enforcement,…