Gingrich Wants Panel To Look At In Vitro Clinics

Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich wants a commission to study the management of in vitro fertilization clinics, where infertile couples seek treatment to allow pregnancy and large numbers of leftover embryos are discarded or stored.

Gingrich says in vitro fertilization is the creation of life, and serious study is needed of the rules covering it.

The former House speaker made his comments to reporters outside the Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church, where he had attended Sunday services.

Gingrich also says he opposes the use of leftover embryos for stem cell research, which advocates believe may lead to treatments or cures for a variety of diseases.

IVF involves creating an embryo outside a woman's body, then implanting it inside the womb. Excess embyros are believed to number in the hundreds of thousands.


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  • by Anonymous on Feb 1, 2012 at 04:32 PM
    Another Odd idea from THE MAN ON THE MOON!!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 1, 2012 at 12:30 PM
    LOL Gingrich. The guy who tormented Clinton for his affair left two wives with illnesses. The guy who extended his college years just go get out of the draft. The guy who think kids should be forced to work to help pay the bills but didn't work a day in his life until he got out of college...This is the man Republicans are honestly considering putting on the ballot...pathetic. Romney may be in a cult and out of touch with reality, but at least he's not a horrible person like Gingrich.
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      by Obama Snake Oil Co on Feb 2, 2012 at 06:13 AM in reply to
      Shhhhhh, don't look in Obimbos closet....don't tell anybody whats in there....
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      by And... on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:48 AM in reply to
      Newt looks like he is a sore looser, he should have checked his pres. Chances with the white owl on his arm . I am sure Freddie Mac will take him back they will need a revisionist historian to spin the American tale.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:45 PM
    Every politician should pay their 'fair share' also; no exclusions or fine print; every person holding a public elected office. 15% for the president, senators, house reps., etc...make it across the board, or don't pass it at all.
  • by And... on Jan 31, 2012 at 06:57 AM
    Great idea newt , maybe open a clinic on the moon, you could have your side kick be the colony queen bee and start you own species.
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      by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:36 AM in reply to And...
      The colony is already set asside, it will be the Lunar Libterd Colony and you can be president. In fact, you can tax and spend all you want, play communists and steal from each other...it will be like "Perfect" for you. Rosie Odonnel is for it alike a box of donuts. Michael Moore can be your faithless leader...doesn't just make you thighs quiver?
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        by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:41 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        His post is right on. He's addressing Gingrich's quoted statement for 'colonizing the moon' and 'exploring Mars'. Gingrich is a real Fruit Loop, as is Rosie O'Donnell.
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        by And... on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:43 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        i think your generic canidate is now wearing secret underwear. Hold on to your tinfoil hat the klown show is gonna get a bit ugly soon .
  • by m on Jan 30, 2012 at 04:49 PM
    Obama snake oil, I have been reading your posts and man you really need to get a hobby. It sounds like you are one bad day from going over the deep end! I bet you are in some sort of secret militia aren't you.
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      by Brenda J. on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:24 AM in reply to m
      More like a Secret Mental Facility.
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      by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 31, 2012 at 05:21 AM in reply to m
      Well, you wanted to know what is fair yet give not answer to the question. What is fair is that everybody is taxed the same percent. I don't know how it could be any more fair than that.
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        by And... on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:09 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        I wonder when your are gonna get that bumper sticker ,,,', GOP ,,,they will take you to the moon,,,or salt lake city
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      by And... on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:06 AM in reply to m
      He is in tinfoil hat land, has problem walking due to too many stacks of the glen beck fan club news letters in his trailer. Still waiting for his generic bumper sticker ,,,,rich boy for pres.
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        by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 31, 2012 at 10:04 AM in reply to And...
        I already have my NOBAMA bumper sticker. I have the "Anybody but Obama" coming. I enjoy the intellectual competition with other posters that actually....post something of intellect, too bad, you are yet to have one. All you post is jibberish which refective of a 6th year grade school student....for the 3rd year. One day you will be able to respond with some inkling of thought and knowledge...just not seeing it yet in your posts. I suggest you go buy koolaid.
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          by in the middle on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:39 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Wow I agree with m, you are a very angry person. You know are doctors that can help you with that. They have pretty little pills that help to keep the deranged lunatic you have inside in check.
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          by Anonymous on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:24 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Try "NOBODY BUT OBAMA" Sounds more realistic.
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          by Obama Snake Oil Co on Feb 2, 2012 at 06:17 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Poor missguided Obimbo voters...it must really be difficult to defend Obama for all of his failures...geez!
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          by And... on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:26 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Time to take the tinfoil hat and past due to get the George dubYA shrine out of the trailer.
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          by Vote Obama on Feb 3, 2012 at 08:26 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          I am sure that is a business idea to make money. Like they did Micael Jackson but they felt he was so great they would poster and etcs... to make money from his popularity.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Jan 30, 2012 at 04:35 PM
    He wants to put colonies on the moon, and further explore Mars...if that doesn't alert people to his 'dementia', don't know what would. Either that, or he has figured out how to squander yet, more U.S. Dollars, on 'nuttin' but a kiss and a promise'.
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:46 AM
    This guy has got to be one of the biggest dirtbags that ever stepped in Washington.
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      by Obama Snake Oil co on Jan 30, 2012 at 03:59 PM in reply to Lavon
      Yeap, Obama complained about his dog Beau....yep, he stepped in it alright....
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        by Gloria on Jan 30, 2012 at 04:39 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
        You are right to compare Newt with a Dog, just like all cheating men....DOGS!
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          by And... on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:02 AM in reply to Gloria
          I don't think his pastie hair side kick will ever get near the white house. Too bad you can't change character With money. The klown will be back to freddie Mac and the book tour soon , starting to sound desperate.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 07:26 AM
    Do we want, as our First Lady, a woman who raised five wonderful and successful sons, is grandmothe­r to 16 beautiful grand kids, and has always been a paragon of virtue? Or do we want “the other woman?”"
  • by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 07:04 AM
    To Anonymous AT 6:17 AM, you are mistaken, the GOP ans only the GOP wears the Clown Title. But, you gotta admit, Its kinda Catchy!! Nice bumper sticker "I SUPPORT THE PARTY OF CLOWNS"
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jan 30, 2012 at 06:46 AM
    President Obama made it very clear during his State of the Union address that he wanted wealthy Americans to pay their fair share in taxes. However, a recent report from the IRS shows thousands of federal and postal employees still owe taxes for 2010 to the tune of a combined one billion dollars, with a "b". Postal workers are the worst offenders owing $270 million. On Capitol Hill, 684 staffers owe $10.6 million. As for Treasury Department employees, including the IRS, 1,100 people owe $9.3 million in back taxes. And even President Obama's own executive employees made the list. 36 staffers in the Executive Office of the President owe a combined $834,000 in unpaid federal taxes.
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      by Barlow on Jan 30, 2012 at 08:33 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      I'm sure Mitt considers that 800k pocket change for unpaid taxes. He doesn't have accounts in Switzerland AND the Caymans because he likes the scenery
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        by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 08:45 AM in reply to Barlow
        So you're condoning tax evasion by Democrats and their staffers and employees? Sounds like it.
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      by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:09 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      Well, I haven't finished paying mine either....so you think I should get an account in the Caymans to hide some of with my 30K salary? Why do you Clowns always try and spin everything. Nothing worst than a Spinning Clown.
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        by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 31, 2012 at 05:24 AM in reply to
        If you have a 401K, you might be doing just that....
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      by W hat ? on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:26 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      The President wants wealthy Americans to pay their "FAIR SHARE", he said nothing about who owed taxes. I see why you keep getting confused on issues, you are incapable of comprehension, try and stay on topic next time.
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        by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 30, 2012 at 01:15 PM in reply to W hat ?
        Fair share? Well, if that is the case the poor should pay and the other 50% that don't pay taxes should be "in" with that fair share. Well, don't worry about it, Obama will not be in office long enough now to do it. And like always, we will be left fixing the problems he has caused. Even if we did what that idiot wanted, he would only destroy what was left of 401K investments but there are some people out there, wink, wink, that have no clue what capital gains are.
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          by I'ts actually approx 46%, on Jan 30, 2012 at 02:32 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          50 percent do pay taxes??? 23.3 percent are either young people or destitute people***10.2 percent are the elderly***4.5 percent receive tax breaks that benefit the wealthy more than the poor and middle class***8.4 percent are (for the most part) working class people and people with kids that are trying to improve their lot in life.***Take away the young (teens) and the elderly (retired) you lose approx 33% thus lowering your number drastically.
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          by We need the break on Jan 30, 2012 at 02:36 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          The majority of those people are the elderly living on social security, a lot are young people working after school etc.
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          by Obama Snake Oil Co on Jan 30, 2012 at 04:03 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Well according to the IRS...thats that big collection agency, they get their money back in returns. Do you not know how to use the internet? 50% do not pay any taxes to the feds, get over it, its a fact. The rich pay most of it along with the middle and upper class. Sorry to get in the way of you fizzle. Facts are facts.
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          by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 04:37 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Poor Snake Oil....still spinning
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          by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 08:25 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Give it up dude, you stink...
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          by turn your back on the elderly? on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:31 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Snake Oil, are you saying that my 80year old Grandmother who has worked up to 2 jobs at one time, while raising 4 children, and now collecting her Social Security, should pay Federal Taxes, while the wealthy should not? I bet your Grandparents and Parents are verrrrrry ashamed of you. I for one, think people like you are whats wrong with this country.
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          by Obama Snake Oil co on Jan 31, 2012 at 07:40 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          In a July 7, 2011, floor speech, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, offered a striking statistic about how few American households pay federal income taxes. "Let's talk about federal tax reform," he said, referring to suggestions that a restructuring of the tax code could emerge from bipartisan negotiations over extending the federal government’s ability to borrow money. "There has been a lot of discussion about that, where we want to take the tax code with all of its multiple provisions and get it on the table and take a look at it to make sure it is, in my view, flatter, fairer and simpler. "But right now, the fact (is) that according to the Committee on Joint Taxation, 51 percent -- that is, a majority of American households -- paid no income tax in 2009. Zero. Zip. Nada. … Actually, to show how out of whack things have gotten, 30 percent of American households actually made money from the tax system by way of refundable tax credits -- the Earned Income Tax Credit, among others. So 51 percent of American households paid no income tax in 2009, but 30 percent actually made money under the current system."
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      by And... on Jan 31, 2012 at 08:56 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      When you call 300k chump change the only people that will vote for you have either GOP klown shoes or tinfoil hats .
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      by And.... on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:40 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
      Looks like the offshore banking , don't need to pay taxes on that stuff is gonna catch up with MITt y. When he goes back to Mass. He will be able to relate with the poor with his measily 375000.00 a year pauper salary. Poor little rich man.
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