Newt says easy does it.

Author:Motavalli, Jim
Position:'Contract with the Earth'; Newt Gingrich - Brief article - Book review
 
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To evaluate Newt Gingrich's book Contract with the Earth (Johns Hopkins, $20), it's worthwhile examining another one of the former Republican House Speaker's contracts, this one with America. It came during the 1994 Congressional elections, and was credited with helping the Republicans snatch back the majority. The "Contract" promoted compensation for businesses affected by environmental regulations, allowed industry-packed "peer panels" to gut laws based on pseudo-science, and tried to impose a numerical limit on regulations from the EPA and other federal agencies. So the guy has a lot to answer for. He does...

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