Newt's Permanent Moon Base in Space Campaigning in Florida in January, then-Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich promised his supporters the moon. Seriously. "By the end of my second term ... more 
Newt's Permanent Moon Base in Space Campaigning in Florida in January, then-Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich promised his supporters the moon. Seriously. "By the end of my second term we will have the first permanent base on the moon and it will be American," Gingrich told the crowd. It wasn’t his first request for permission to land. He had previously voiced support for setting up mining operations on the moon as well as rigging a system of space mirrors to check climate change and provide night-time illumination for earth’s highways. less 
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Sun, Nov 4, 2012 12:00 AM EDT