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My first of all say.
Thank you through every line.
In South Carolina who decided to be with us and change the heart and.
Plus and -- are particularly.
My daughters and a son in laws -- to achieve debate coaches Maggie and Robert who -- -- right here.
And now we're delighted to have my sisters are here.
-- and Susan just terrific.
I also -- -- recognize several people who are just extraordinarily important in South Carolina making this happen.
Judge Billy and have -- work Wilkins just really took over.
And integrates my former colleague former congressman John -- is just such a terrific classic it is such a great -- state -- Putting things together.
And house majority leader Kenny Bingham came on board and really help -- with -- statewide network.
Speaker Bobby Harrell was tremendously travel the last several days together.
-- Bauer made a big difference.
-- long was tremendous in helping us all across the state.
Peter McCoy was remarkable.
And finally I just wanna say we have a we had a team on our staff.
Who worked endless hours.
So many things Nicholas -- has so many memories from so many parts of the state.
By accident or -- information we're for the candidates.
But everybody was -- everywhere and I just want to say that I think South Carolina showed southern hospitality.
Want to mention in particular general Livingston who is a congressional medal of honor winner.
Gave -- the great honor on the Yorktown -- introducing yesterday and have a man of that courage that patriotism and that dedication to freedom.
Come out and support -- really meant a great deal and everybody who went to the Yorktown.
Those -- remarkable evening and I'm just grateful that everybody's -- moment of patriotism.
That is a.
The biggest thing I take on the campaign in South Carolina.
Is that it is very.
And very sobering.
So many people.
Who's so deeply.
Want their country to get back on the right track.
So many people -- They're so concerned about jobs.
About medical costs.
About the everyday parts of life and who feel that.
The elites in Washington -- New York have no understanding.
No care no concern no reliability.
And in fact do not represented them at all.
-- the two debates that we had here.
In Myrtle Beach and then in Charleston.
Where people reacted so strongly to the news media.
I think you -- -- very fundamental that I wish the powers that be in the news media would pictures.
The American people.
Feel that they have a Leeds who have been trying for a half century to force us to quit being American.
And the reaction people completely misunderstand what's going on it's not that I am a good debater.
It is that I articulate the deepest felt values of the American people.
And you know.
This is a remarkable system and makes us different from virtually every other country in the world.
We are free and because we're free.
We can produce leadership from an amazing range of places.
Sometimes that leadership is good we once had an actor who made movies -- chimpanzees.
He turned out to be one of our greatest presidents and ended up with -- this.
The so they don't.
We want Saturday peanut farmer nuclear physicist he didn't turn out to be quite as good.
Slowly but the genius of America.
Is that you can come from any background.
Watch tonight -- the fine speeches.
The other three candidates on our side.
And I was struck.
With how much they reflected.
The openness of the American system.
You know Rick Santorum.
Showed enormous courage in Iowa.
When he had no money nobody covered it.
They just kept campaign.
I rest my case and he has made an impact right.
-- Many of the guy who articulates the values of social conservatism.
Who articulates the importance of manufacturing.
And may have been as right about the dangers of Iran -- anybody in this country in the last night.
And then as a further example of how wide open our system is.
You have doctor Ron Paul.
Who on the issue of money in the Federal Reserve.
Has been right for 25 year.
And while I disagree with him on many other things.
There's no doubt that a lot of his critique of inflation.
-- Fiat money.
And of the Federal Reserve is in fact absolutely right direction and something I support struck.
Governor Romney with -- I disagree on many issues is nonetheless.
A good example of America he's hardworking.
He has been very successful.
-- -- organized large systems he did a terrific job at the Winter Olympics.
And the fact is you look at the four of us.
We are approved the you can come from a wide range of backgrounds.
And in America.
You have a chance to try to make your case no matter what the elites think in new York and watch.
You started has now captured.
The heart of this campaign.
The fact is.
We want to run not a Republican campaign.
We want to run an American campaign.
-- -- We are optimist about the future because America has always been optimistic about the future.
And we believe as our new sign which just -- made today points out.
That if we unleash the American people we can rebuild the America that we -- A.
I believe and -- that I decided to run because we after a year of conversation concluded.
That this is the most important election of our lifetime.
If Barack Obama can get reelected.
After this advanced.
I just think -- radical he would be.
In a second term.
So I have a proposal.
With with -- help.
We're now moving on to Florida and beyond.
And I want you know.
That if -- by the way anyone here who knows anyone in Florida please contact them -- sometime tomorrow okay.
And my good friend Lewis sounds and -- many people in Florida and I'm confident he'll have an impact.
If I do becoming a nominee and I think -- your help I will become your nominee.
If that happens and -- all of -- all of us to work to make it happen.
If that happens.
Then I will challenged President Obama to 73.
Hour -- It.
To be fair to be fair I like I don't want to be disappointed.
But I already have conceded.
That he can use a teleprompter.
-- After all.
If you had to defend obamacare wouldn't you want to be able to use -- tell her.
There -- a number of key issues that we have to talk about with the president.
I'm gonna get there -- second.
I believe this campaign.
Comes down to.
Economics including jobs economic growth balancing the budget the value of money.
Comes -- -- a national security what threatens us we have to do about it.
But the centerpiece of this campaign I believe is Americans exceptional -- vs the radicalism of Sullivan's.
You know there's a lot to just doing that because the fact is what we are going to argue.
American and sensationalism the American backed bush -- -- promise the American constitution.
The American Federalist papers the founding fathers of America.
Are the source from which we draw our understanding of America.
He draws his from Solomon's -- radical left wingers and people who don't like the classical America.
One of the issues one of the issues whether Nebraska and our.
-- she would be a great First Lady with your help.
One of one of the key issues.
And I'm prepared to take this straight at the president and frankly straight at the elite media.
One of the key issues is the growing anti religious bigotry of -- only.
And if you get a chance if you got sued new dot -- my campaign site.
There's a 54 page Paper there on the balance of power.
Putting the judiciary back in its proper role in eliminating dictatorial religious bigots such as judge.
Barrett and in buried in oh in the San Antonio who issued a ruling that if the students not only for the students not frank.
At their graduation if they use the word benediction.
The word invocation the word god asked the audience to stand or ask -- moment of silence he would put the superintendent in jail.
-- We don't have speech dictatorship.
In America by anti religious bigots.
-- The second big game frankly is one that every south carolinian understands.
It's jobs economic growth balancing the budget.
Having stable money and I'm let's be very clear again this makes some of the elite media nervous.
President Obama has been historically.
-- most effective food stamp president in American history.
-- -- Ronald Reagan to create jobs and sixteen million jobs were created by the American people in the 1980s.
I worked with Bill Clinton a Democrat to create jobs and eleven million jobs are created by the American people during the four years that I -- speaker.
I would like to be the best paycheck president in American history.
I want to go and do every neighborhood.
Every ethnic background in every part of the country and say to people very simply.
If you want your children have a life of dependency.
And food stamps you have a candidate is Barack Obama if you want your children have a life of independent state and paychecks -- -- -- candidates Newt Gingrich.
And I'll bet -- we have -- everywhere.
Part of jobs in the economy frankly is to shrink the power of Washington I just talk tonight was governor Rick Perry who is.
I was very generous for his endorsement this week.
His passion is implementing the tenth amendment.
We're gonna work with him to return part of the states and local governments to get -- out of Washington -- -- Well one reason that I ask you to be with me and not just for me.
If we shrink the Washington bureaucracy.
We have to -- citizenship backlog.
Of global back.
I -- also committed to getting back to a balanced budget and -- I am the only speaker of the house in your lifetime to help create four consecutive balanced budgets.
I think I can tell you as president.
I will work very hard he had back to a balanced budget as rapidly as possible and then to run a surplus.
Could pay down the debt so no Chinese leverage exist on the United States by having -- hard.
Part of our.
Long term national security.
Has to be having an American energy policy.
I want America to become solar energy independence.
That no American president ever again balance to a Saudi king.
Let me give you an example of a common sense conservatism that solves problems you have well over 29 billion dollars of natural gas offshore.
If and as president I will authorize on the very first day the development of it.
That's natural gas offshore will create jobs that in Louisiana averaged 80000 dollars apiece.
It generates royalties part of the royalties should be used to modernize the port of Charleston.
Which affects one out of every five jobs and -- But it's not it's not enough just to find the money.
The corps of engineers current bureaucracy is so long and so stupid.
That they currently take eight years to study.
Them not to do the project to study the project.
We fought the entire second world war in three years and eight months.
How do you get beat Nazi Germany fascist Italy -- -- Japan in three years and eight months it is almost unimaginable.
That it now takes eight years to study the project.
So I want to fundamentally overhaul the entire federal government at every level to produce a modern.
Leave -- federal government.
We also say that the that the pro the president's decision.
To veto the Keystone Pipeline.
You know you have to wonder how out of touch with the reality.
It's one thing to say that they can't play chess at the White House.
It's another thing to say they can't play checkers at the White House.
But if they can't play -- tactile.
President says no we don't want you to build a pipeline.
From central Canada straight down but no mountains intervening to the largest petrochemicals -- in the world Houston so that we would make money on the pipeline.
We'd make money on managing the pipeline.
We make money on refining the oil and we make money if we're in the ports of Houston and -- and shipping -- no we don't wanna do that is Barack Obama is taking care of his extremist left wing friends it's set for Cisco.
They think that'll really stop the oil from getting -- know what prime minister harper who by the way is a conservative and pro America.
What he has said -- he's gonna cut a deal with the Chinese.
And know build a pipeline strayed across the Rockies to Vancouver.
We'll get -- of the jobs none of the energy none of the opportunity.
Now an American and American president.
Who can create a Chinese Canadian partnership.
It's truly a danger to this country.
But it gets worse.
Last Sunday the saudis announced they were signing a deal with the Chinese to build nuclear energy facilities in Saudi Arabia so the saudis are now saying.
We so distrust the Obama administration we'd rather rely on the Chinese.
For two weeks taunt us with exercises aimed at closing the straits of -- was.
And the Obama administration answers to cancel military exercises with Israel because we don't want to provoke.
President Obama has a president so we.
That he makes Jimmy Carter -- strong.
Let me just say.
That I believe the debate we're gonna have with President Obama over the next eight or nine months -- the outlining of the two Americans.
The America of the declaration of -- the American of Solomon's -- The America paychecks -- America food stamps the American of independents -- America deep and -- the America of strengthened foreign policy.
The America of weakness in foreign policy.
Those two choices.
I believe we'll give the American people a chance.
To decide permanently.
Whether we want to remain the historic America that is provided opportunity for more people of more backgrounds and any country in history or whether.
We prefer to become a brand new secular European style bureaucratic socialism.
-- -- -- I'm running because because -- -- -- the future for Megan Robert and we decided no.
We're not going to go the route of Obama and this kind of radical idea.
So in order to carry out.
This great debate.
To rally the American people to reasserting their belief in America.
To winning the election decisively this fall to profoundly changing Washington starting on day one.
When when by the way we abolish all the White House ours.
To do that we need to build.
By going to Florida.
I need your help in reaching out people in Florida.
I need your help in finding anybody who believes in what we're doing and tell him to go to -- dot org this my first name.
To sign up to donate to get involved.
We don't have the kind of money at least one of the candidates.
But we do have ideas and we do have people and we proved here in South Carolina.
The people of people power with the right ideas beats big money and we hear how and a proven again our.
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