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A proposal to boost Fred Thompson's presidential campaign
5/31/07 | Tim Condon

Posted on 05/31/2007 7:46:33 PM PDT by ct235

Look, it's clear that Fred Thompson can be and should be the next President of the United States of America. To help make it happen, how about each of us promises to send $100 to his campaign once he announces? I hereby do so. If a mere 50,000 of us do it, he'll have an additional $5 million to use in the campaign.


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1 posted on 05/31/2007 7:46:34 PM PDT by ct235
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To: ct235

Another suggestion is, organize Freeper Volunteers for FRED, across the Freepers in each State. I am trying to organize a meeting in Orlando Florida.


2 posted on 05/31/2007 7:48:41 PM PDT by agincourt1415 (Fred Thompson in 08, start printing the Bumper Stickers!)
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To: agincourt1415

I’ll be there. Let us know when the meeting is. But we STILL need to commit to helping Fred with the money. He’s behind the fundraising race right now, but can pull even and move ahead with help from...all of us. -—Tim Condon


3 posted on 05/31/2007 7:55:11 PM PDT by ct235
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To: ct235

How soon is the announcement coming?


4 posted on 05/31/2007 7:57:51 PM PDT by Disturbin (1-20-09: Fred's First Day)
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To: All

$100 here at the ready as soon as FRed is legal.


5 posted on 05/31/2007 7:58:15 PM PDT by Sir Hailstone (Fred Thompson / Duncan Hunter in 2008! Accept No Substitutes! [http://digitalfarmers.blogspot.com])
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To: ct235

Hell, if the Dems could raise buckets of money for MadHow, we can certainly raise money for FDT.


6 posted on 05/31/2007 7:59:58 PM PDT by JHBowden (Give peace a chance! Kill terrorists!)
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To: ct235
I think Fred is going to Jump in offically in July.

Already he as quit his job at Law and Order.

You in Florida?

7 posted on 05/31/2007 8:00:24 PM PDT by agincourt1415 (Fred Thompson in 08, start printing the Bumper Stickers!)
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To: ct235

five million isn’t much, but it’s a start


8 posted on 05/31/2007 8:01:15 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: samtheman

If Fred jumps in and the money will flow.


9 posted on 05/31/2007 8:07:37 PM PDT by agincourt1415 (Fred Thompson in 08, start printing the Bumper Stickers!)
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To: agincourt1415

He can count on me giving my fair share.


10 posted on 05/31/2007 8:09:15 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: ct235
I’ll add an extra 0 to the end of that if he jumps in... In light of all the immigration crap, I’ve been holding my donations to reward candidates who are on the right side of the issue..
11 posted on 05/31/2007 8:11:31 PM PDT by mnehring (Fred Thompson\Zell Miller '08 - Give the Dems and Terrorists Hell !!!!!!!!!!)
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To: ct235
I'll be holding fund raisers for Fred Thompson at my beach house
once he throws his hat into the ring.

I'm waiting for Fred.

12 posted on 05/31/2007 8:27:52 PM PDT by MaxMax (God Bless America)
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To: MaxMax

Um beach house?

Can I come?


13 posted on 05/31/2007 8:40:04 PM PDT by JRochelle (Just say no to the slick crazy bully.)
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To: Sir Hailstone; All
$100 here at the ready as soon as FRed is legal.

Me, too! Go FRED!

14 posted on 05/31/2007 8:52:00 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (You are my tagline, my only tagline, you make me happy when skies are gray...)
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To: JRochelle
Sure. I even have a swimming pool. :-)

I'll be holding monthly fund raisers until next September
once the fun begins.

15 posted on 05/31/2007 9:01:39 PM PDT by MaxMax (God Bless America)
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To: Sir Hailstone

ditto


16 posted on 05/31/2007 9:13:49 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: MaxMax

where’s your beach house? I’m IN!!!!!


17 posted on 05/31/2007 9:14:46 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: MaxMax

where’s your beach house? I’m IN!!!!!


18 posted on 05/31/2007 9:14:48 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: mpackard

I dont know why I’m stuttering : )


19 posted on 05/31/2007 9:16:57 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: mpackard

I dont know why I’m stuttering : )


20 posted on 05/31/2007 9:16:58 PM PDT by mpackard (Proud mama of a Sailor.)
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To: agincourt1415

I’m in, with whatever I can spare of both time and money. Time I’ve plenty of, money not so much. But what I can do I will.


21 posted on 05/31/2007 9:23:02 PM PDT by Mountain Troll
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To: ct235

Awaiting his jump into the race. Had planned to go to an event featuring Rudy but decided to hold off and give my money to Fred...count me in! Anybody from Alabama will get my look-see! Sure miss the South.


22 posted on 05/31/2007 9:26:42 PM PDT by TatieBug
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23 posted on 05/31/2007 9:29:53 PM PDT by Politicalmom ("I can't remember exactly the point that I said, 'I'm going to run,' " Thompson said.)
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To: ct235

I hope someone asks Fred about his position on the FairTax.This would do him a world of good as more people get on board this issue.The main issue of course is shutting down the leaking borders.


24 posted on 05/31/2007 9:34:25 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Defeat liberalism, its the right thing to do for America.)
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To: MaxMax
I'll be holding fund raisers for Fred Thompson at my beach house

What's the dress code and do you offer a airport shuttle...

25 posted on 05/31/2007 10:26:02 PM PDT by tubebender (Large reward for person offering leads to my missing tag lines...)
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To: ct235

I’m sending at least $1K


26 posted on 05/31/2007 10:31:38 PM PDT by MarkeyD (Just another country bumpkin looking forward to Fred!)
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To: ct235
He will get a lot more than $100 from me in different installments throughout his campaign.
27 posted on 05/31/2007 10:43:25 PM PDT by Greystoke
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To: ct235

If a mere 50,000 of us do it?

I don’t think there are that many Freepers; are there?


28 posted on 05/31/2007 11:28:32 PM PDT by no dems ( Dear God, how much longer are you going to let Ted Kennedy and Robert Byrd live?)
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To: no dems

I’m in for the $100 bucks and the beach house.


29 posted on 05/31/2007 11:44:10 PM PDT by Mister Politics (www.misterpolitics.com)
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To: ct235

This is a great idea. He’s got my $100.

Starting things off with an avalanche of donations could get him a lot of attention all by itself. It might also be enough to clear the field of some lesser knowns and knock a RINO or two on their butts.


30 posted on 06/01/2007 12:25:20 AM PDT by MitchellC
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To: ct235; All
Excuse the cut and paste-- I recently cobbled this together:

Fred is the only one I give enough of a damn about to vote for. And walk the streets for. Make of this what you will. I'm not going to argue with people around here, but until he popped up, I had decided to stay home election day 2008.

Yes, all the others were that bad, in my sight. Gawd-awful...

Here's a sampling of Fred- enough for everyone to make up their own minds:



▲ Click to see where he stands on the issues. ▲

Fredipedia: The Definitive Fred Thompson Reference


FredÂ’s position statements on ABC Radio:
http://abcradio.com/Blog.asp?id=15663&m=5&y=2007


How Fred ThompsonÂ’s Senate Record Stacks Up


Here's the table that shows the ratings that Thompson earned from various interest groups.










Fred Thompson's Ratings

Conservative Organizations:
  • American Conservative Union: ~88
  • Americans for Tax Reform: 90
  • National Taxpayers Union: 84 (rated 7th best)
  • National Right to Life: 77 (scored reduced due to vote for CFR)
  • Eagle Forum: 75
  • Conservative Index: 80
  • Christian Coalition: ~85
  • Family Research Council: 100
  • Citizens Against Government Waste: 90
  • Military Officers Association of America: 100
  • NRA: "Staunch supporter of the Second Amendment"

Liberal Organizations:

  • Planned Parenthood rating: 0
  • NARAL Pro-Choice America rating: 0
  • ACLU: 14
  • NAACP: ~18
  • LULAC: ~20
  • Human Rights Campaign: 14
  • NEA: ~10 (received a 0 in 2000)
  • NOW: 0
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: 13
  • AFL-CIO: 0
  • SEIU: 0
  • American Federation of Teachers: 0

Sources: Project Vote Smart and Various Internet Sources
A tilde represents an average made of scores available.
This is a work in progress. Your mileage may vary.



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31 posted on 06/01/2007 2:11:10 AM PDT by backhoe (Fred Thompson- because No Other will Do...)
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To: ct235

bump


32 posted on 06/01/2007 3:34:52 AM PDT by MitchellC
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To: ct235

I’m in.
Deal


33 posted on 06/01/2007 4:33:13 AM PDT by Gideon Reader (DEMOCRATS: Not quite American, and proud of it! Palestinians are,...well,... Palestinian.)
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To: tubebender

No clothing, and I saw the airport Shuttle on Dancing with the Stars. Hot!!


34 posted on 06/01/2007 4:36:04 AM PDT by Gideon Reader (DEMOCRATS: Not quite American, and proud of it! Palestinians are,...well,... Palestinian.)
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To: Greystoke
He will get a lot more than $100 from me in different installments throughout his campaign.

Ditto from me. I'll probably even make an initial contribution this Monday June 4, if the on-line method is up and running.

35 posted on 06/01/2007 7:15:43 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (PUT AMERICA AHEAD --- VOTE FOR FRED!!.)
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To: ct235

bump


36 posted on 06/01/2007 10:22:43 PM PDT by MitchellC
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To: ct235

bump


37 posted on 06/04/2007 12:13:08 PM PDT by MitchellC
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