How to use Newt Gingrich in the Trump administration

The motto of HHS is “improving the health, safety, and well-being of America.” To that aim, President Obama and former Secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sibelius, believed the best way to do that is to treat human life as a disease and trample on our religious liberty with their HHS mandate on religious institutions, a path the current secretary continues on.

Newt Gingrich would undo their warped view of HHS his first sixty seconds as Secretary.

HHS is a sprawling bureaucracy with 67,000 employees and a $700 billion budget.

What would be Mr. Gingrich’s vision for HHS if he became its Secretary? We can get a clue from his book, A Nation Like No Other, Why American Exceptionalism Matters:

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The murky transparency of the Obama Government

I read a letter to the editor in my local newspaper a few days ago applauding the coming Obamanet, aka “net neutrality.”

I scratched my head in bewilderment.

Why would anyone cheer new government regulations when the government pointedly has NOT released the 300+ report which details what they intend to do?

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The aloof CEO in the White House

“How could any president put his entire reputation on the line with a program and not be on the phone every day pushing people and making sure it will work? Do you know of any president who wouldn’t do that?””

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Why won't the Obama Government ever shoot straight with us?

By Tom Quiner “Existing policies were grandfathered in. If a policy was not extended, then that was up to the insurance company, probably because it would no longer be a very competitive policy.” This was the defense made of Obamacare by a loyal, if contrarian, Quiner’s Diner reader. I thank him for his comment. He…

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Political lies vs. political untruths

A lie is determined by intention.
If someone makes a claim knowing the claim is false, that is a lie. He intended to deceive, or lie, by intentionally stating an untruth.
If someone makes a claim he sincerely believed to be true, and it later turns out not to be true, that is not a lie. He did not intend to deceive and believed in the veracity of his claim, even if later events prove those claims wrong.
Most politicians speak untruths at some point, simply because they cannot always control legislative outcomes.
George H. W. Bush famously promised, “Read my lips, no new taxes.”

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The end of girlhood

Liberals in Hollywood, Girl Scouts, and government are stealing girlhood from our daughters. They view them as sexual objects. They are actively sexualizing them. They are grooming them as future customers for their entertainment, their pills, their human abortions, and a life of dependence on the state.

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Newt Gingrich for Secretary of Health and Human Services

Newt Gingrich would approach the mammoth task of reforming HHS as a collaborative effort with the states as opposed to the top down, cram-it-down-your-throat approach preferred by current Secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sebelius, and President Obama. Liberals think that conservatives hate government. I don’t think that is quite correct. Conservatives believe government functions most efficiently the closer it gets to the people it is serving. Mr. Gingrich shares that view …

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Our anti First Amendment president

By Tom Quiner Our Bishop walked to the pulpit at last night’s Mass for Life and stopped us in our tracks with these words: “I have some bad news.” He recounted the Obama administration’s mandate, announced with with icy resolve by Health Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius (a Catholic), that all religious agencies and organizations are required…

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