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Thompson addresses CFR question
World Net Daily ^ | 7/26/07 | World Net Daily

Posted on 07/25/2007 10:44:02 PM PDT by captjanaway

WASHINGTON – Former Sen. Fred Thompson, a Republican presidential candidate in waiting, candidly answered a question at a campaign stop in Texas yesterday regarding his membership in the Council on Foreign Relations, sometimes referred to as a "shadow government" organization of elites with a global agenda.

In an exchange caught on YouTube that later deteriorated into a police encounter, an activist asked Thompson about his membership in the group, linking it with plans for a "North American Union."

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1 posted on 07/25/2007 10:44:07 PM PDT by captjanaway
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To: captjanaway
An activist asked Thompson about his membership in the group, (CFR) linking it with plans for a "North American Union."

"I didn't know they were up to that," said Thompson".

Hmmm...

2 posted on 07/25/2007 10:47:31 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: captjanaway

I wonder what he said. Maybe somebody will post that someday.


3 posted on 07/25/2007 10:49:20 PM PDT by Rudder
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To: captjanaway

Rush Limbaugh is a member of the CFR.


4 posted on 07/25/2007 11:05:11 PM PDT by jwh_Denver (In the Rise and Fall of United States I hope the Fall part is more than one chapter.)
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To: dragnet2
Probably a Bilderberger and a Mason also. How do you get a wife like that without having supreme power over civilization.

Looks shifty to me.

5 posted on 07/25/2007 11:09:03 PM PDT by chuckles
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To: captjanaway

She screams that the world trade center was “an inside job” as she is taken away.

Nuts like this prevent conservative progress, they don’t do anything to help it.


6 posted on 07/25/2007 11:12:22 PM PDT by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words)
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To: All

Good thing our government is altruistic besides history has shown that concerns otherwise prove to be a waste of time and completely foolish.


7 posted on 07/25/2007 11:13:10 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: captjanaway
The audio of that poor, nutty woman being taken away is one of the most unintentionally funny sequences I have ever heard.

She really starts hitting the conspiracy sauce as she's dragged off, and the sound stays right with her. The statements she squeaks then, which apparently seemed potent and clever as she was planning them in her mind, kind of underline why she had to go. Takes all kinds, and thanks for posting.

8 posted on 07/25/2007 11:15:46 PM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: captjanaway

Oh jeez - - I thought somebody asked Thompson about CFR (Campaign Finance Reform).


9 posted on 07/25/2007 11:25:15 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: jwh_Denver

....and he showed up at 11:59 to the great “immigration debates / shamnesty bru-ha-ha” of 2007 and offered luke warm support. The general public was way out in front of him during this debacle.


10 posted on 07/25/2007 11:25:45 PM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: taxed2death

You’re a HunterHead right?


11 posted on 07/25/2007 11:43:34 PM PDT by jwh_Denver (In the Rise and Fall of United States I hope the Fall part is more than one chapter.)
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To: Rudder
Here's the quote WND attributes to Thompson:

"I didn't know they were up to that," said Thompson. "Now, don't fuss at me. You asked me a question. Let me answer it. There are several conservatives over the years who have been members of the Council on Foreign Relations. I try to learn as much as I can from all viewpoints. I have been a fellow of the American Enterprise Institute, one of the conservative thinks tanks in town, and enjoy having intellectual exercise and discussions whether I agree or not with anyone on any particular issue."

A big fat nothing. Conspiracy theory wackos need to invest in more tinfoil. Their brainwaves are being manipulated.

12 posted on 07/25/2007 11:44:01 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Our God-given unalienable rights are not open to debate, negotiation or compromise!)
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To: captjanaway

All the crazies together now, scream:
“World Trade Center 7, it was an inside job!”


13 posted on 07/25/2007 11:45:53 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: Rudder

Listen to it yourself:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvMWGNX7HlI


14 posted on 07/25/2007 11:48:48 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: Jim Robinson; jellybean; girlangler; KoRn; Shortstop7; Lunatic Fringe; Darnright; babygene; ...
(Look, FRedheads!! JimRob weighs in on CFR!!)

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15 posted on 07/25/2007 11:51:35 PM PDT by Politicalmom (A sovereign nation loses that status if it cannot secure its own borders.-Fred Thompson)
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To: Jim Robinson
A big fat nothing.

They keep coming up empty. Time to get back to slandering his wife.

16 posted on 07/26/2007 12:04:48 AM PDT by Rudder
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To: iowamark

I live in the middle of nowhere and thus am I bandwidth challenged. But thanks, anyhow.


17 posted on 07/26/2007 12:09:35 AM PDT by Rudder
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To: captjanaway

Run, FRed, Run!!


18 posted on 07/26/2007 12:13:58 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Our God-given unalienable rights are not open to debate, negotiation or compromise!)
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To: jwh_Denver

Undecided as of now. Everyone’s still on their “best behavior”.


19 posted on 07/26/2007 12:25:43 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: jwh_Denver

Might be, but I don’t recognize the ID as such. There are a few smart people out there still that don’t support Hunter. So I wouldn’t just naturally assume he/she supported Hunter on that alone.


20 posted on 07/26/2007 12:54:33 AM PDT by WildcatClan (Hunter '08)
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To: Jim Robinson
A big fat nothing. Conspiracy theory wackos need to invest in more tinfoil. Their brainwaves are being manipulated.

Bingeaux! Do you think she has a life sized cardboard cut out of Ron Paul to go with her tinfoil ?

21 posted on 07/26/2007 1:22:20 AM PDT by gatorbait
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To: Politicalmom

http://www.cfr.org/content/publications/attachments/NorthAmerica_TF_eng.pdf

That link is to a .pdf to their site. It speaks for itself. The poor lady in the video was an insane troofer. You know, fire doesn’t melt steel, etc. Steel is a naturally occurring element and they mine it right out of the ground already shaped like bike frames, car parts, I-beams, etc. How do it know? LOL

Now that is a conspiracy nut. CFR, on the other hand is not a conspiracy, it as an entity exists and it’s out in plain view for all to see. A conspiracy usually involves secreting information of some form or the other. CFR doesn’t do that, no conspiracy there. They even provide a .pdf for the public.


22 posted on 07/26/2007 1:35:49 AM PDT by WildcatClan (Hunter '08)
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To: taxed2death

For the most part I agree. I have had some problems with a few Hunterheads. I’m still undecided between Hunter and Thompson. My vote would go to Tancredo if I thought he had a chance to win, which I don’t.


23 posted on 07/26/2007 1:57:54 AM PDT by jwh_Denver (In the Rise and Fall of United States I hope the Fall part is more than one chapter.)
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To: WildcatClan

“There are a few smart people out there still that don’t support Hunter.”

Can you explain this please? I’m not sure how to take it.


24 posted on 07/26/2007 2:00:12 AM PDT by jwh_Denver (In the Rise and Fall of United States I hope the Fall part is more than one chapter.)
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To: WildcatClan; Jim Robinson
The Inner Ring - by C.S. Lewis
25 posted on 07/26/2007 2:01:17 AM PDT by raygun (Look, if you're going to be surfin' & downloading porn on your iPhone, pull over first, o.k?)
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To: Jim Robinson; smoothsailing
Bump to "Run Fred Run"

http://Vets4Fred.net

http://FredForPresident.com

26 posted on 07/26/2007 2:44:45 AM PDT by W04Man (I'm Now With Fred)
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To: raygun

Thanks, Lewis is brilliant.


27 posted on 07/26/2007 2:46:47 AM PDT by WildcatClan (Hunter '08)
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To: jwh_Denver
You’re a HunterHead right?

Don't look now, but your AGENDA is showing!

28 posted on 07/26/2007 2:50:34 AM PDT by The Duke (I have met the enemy, and he is named 'Apathy'!)
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To: Jim Robinson
FROM A CNN BLOG:

"All of these candidates are a part of the Council on Foreign Relations: Fred Thompson Rudy Giuliani John McCain Mitt Romney Jim Gilmore Hillary Clinton Barack Obama John Edwards Joe Biden Chris Dodd Bill Richardson Keep in mind, however, these individuals are not members of the NAU task force."

29 posted on 07/26/2007 2:58:23 AM PDT by W04Man (I'm Now With Fred)
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To: jwh_Denver
Oh my god they are getting to everyone. We are DOOMED!

Next we will all be rounded up and forced to debate international trade while Limbaugh watches.

Damn CFR...

30 posted on 07/26/2007 3:16:55 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Fred Thompson has cooties, neener neener neener...)
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To: Rudder

Yeah! More wife stories, so we can have the pictures...


31 posted on 07/26/2007 3:19:56 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Fred Thompson has cooties, neener neener neener...)
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To: WildcatClan
Yes they do, and as such anyone who bothers to read their position papers knows that is exactly all it is. Do some of the ideas come to pass, perhaps, are the influential, only because of the membership and their roles in government. Yale and Harvard also have powerful alumni in government. Are they too suspect?

CFR is a very large debate club, with a skewed perspective in its writings because the bulk of that is done by academics. They have conservative as well as liberal members. Being in “the club” does not make one a Globalist or the like, but there are Globalist members. The is nothing nefarious about the CFR.

32 posted on 07/26/2007 3:28:28 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (Fred Thompson has cooties, neener neener neener...)
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To: captjanaway

Its amazing how many youtube viewers thought this goofy woman was a hero and a champion for truth L0L.

Well, actually I guess it isnt amazing, it is youtube after all. :0)


33 posted on 07/26/2007 4:00:03 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Rudder
I wonder what he said.

Watch the video.

I wonder why the police dragged the woman out of the meeting. From what I could see and hear, she was just exercising her First Amendment Rights as an American.
That really disappointed me.
34 posted on 07/26/2007 4:19:02 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: gondramB
BUT, THIS IS STILL THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ARE WE GOING TO START PROPOGATING SILENCING PEOPLE WHO MIGHT "RUB US THE WRONG WAY"? I DON'T KNOW IF THE WOMAN WAS A KOOK OR NOT, BUT HER RIGHT TO SPEAK IS PROTECTED BY THE CONSTITUTION.

I WATCHED THE VIDEO AND I CERTAINLY HOPE THAT FRED'S TEAM WAS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR HER BEING DRAGGED OUT.

AND, YES I'M USING ALL CAPS......THIS HAS REALLY DISTURBED ME AND I'M A FRED SUPPORTER.

35 posted on 07/26/2007 4:23:52 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: no dems

They dragged her out because she was unruly and crazy and probably needed a straightjacket.


36 posted on 07/26/2007 4:24:40 AM PDT by RockinRight (Fred Thompson once set fire to a crowd of liberals simply by smoking a cigar and looking upon them)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sage words from the sage!

LLS


37 posted on 07/26/2007 4:30:11 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims!)
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To: no dems

Run into the closest Theater and yell fire... get back with me on how that works out for you.

LLS


38 posted on 07/26/2007 4:32:47 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims!)
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To: SamuraiScot

If you wouldn’t make statements like that, people would not know just how ignorant you really are.

I guess you think she should be jailed. After all, what does she think this is; a free country where a person’s right to speak is protected by the Constitution? Doesn’t that stupid woman know that “good” people like you are helping destroy that right?

I may not agree with her on a lot of issues, but, unlike people like you, I will defend her right to speak until there is not breath left in my body.

BTW, next time you attend a rally for your buddies Hillary and Barack and other Communists, tell them “hi” for me.


39 posted on 07/26/2007 4:33:51 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: Lancey Howard
I thought somebody asked Thompson about CFR (Campaign Finance Reform).

What's there to say? Senator Cornpone passed it, gagged us, now say's he's "sorry."

But we're still gagged.

He smiles and moves on. The idiot southron right just says, "Beat us again, suh!"

40 posted on 07/26/2007 4:36:21 AM PDT by JCEccles
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To: captjanaway
Thompson does the dipsy-doodle sidestep and the Freddiebots buy his non-explanation.

This guy continues to seem shallow. He continues to talk around hard questions, rather than giving direct answers.

I don't buy his response that he doesn't know what the NAU is.
41 posted on 07/26/2007 4:40:34 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: LibLieSlayer
Please!!! This woman, kook or not; I don't know, did nothing even close to yelling "fire" in a theatre.

Read the first two words of your tagline. I assume that includes supporting a person's Constitutional rights.

I'm amazed at the fascist statements made on this website that I've been a part of and loved for years. What is wrong with you people wanting to silence Americans who might disagree with, and be a little rude to, our favorite candidate. You're scaring the heck out of me.
42 posted on 07/26/2007 4:41:21 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: RockinRight
They dragged her out because she was unruly and crazy and probably needed a straightjacket.

That's pretty much the same rationale that Senator Cornpone used when he hep'd his pal Johnny McCain to pass McCain-Feingold. The American people are unruly, foolish, and dangerous when it comes to expressing political opinions near election time and have to be gagged.

It's for our own good, you know.

He and Hillary agree on more means and reasons than any other two candidates that want to exercise supreme power over the American people.

43 posted on 07/26/2007 4:43:09 AM PDT by JCEccles
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To: Jim Robinson
Conspiracy theory wackos need to invest in more tinfoil. Their brainwaves are being manipulated.

But, Mr. Robinson, they still have the right to speak in this great country of ours. Read your tagline sir.
44 posted on 07/26/2007 4:44:18 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: no dems
What is wrong with you people wanting to silence Americans who might disagree with, and be a little rude to, our favorite candidate.

They believe that stifling political opinion is just fine if it's done by someone with a southron accent and an "aw shucks" demeanor.

45 posted on 07/26/2007 4:45:50 AM PDT by JCEccles
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To: captjanaway
the Council on Foreign Relations, sometimes referred to as a "shadow government" organization of elites with a global agenda.

Heh. It's also "sometimes referred to" as a front organization for the Freemasons, the Bilderbergers, the Vatican, the Jews, or the Grays. My God! Fred is an alien!

As Yoda would say, a f'n break give me.

46 posted on 07/26/2007 4:46:21 AM PDT by ReignOfError (`)
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To: Lancey Howard
Oh jeez - - I thought somebody asked Thompson about CFR (Campaign Finance Reform).

Me too. One of the many bonehead bills from the Bush era. Thompson supported it, correct?

47 posted on 07/26/2007 4:47:37 AM PDT by Puddleglum
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To: SamuraiScot

Probably a Ron Paul-ist


48 posted on 07/26/2007 4:48:43 AM PDT by PurpleMan
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To: RockinRight
They dragged her out because she was unruly and crazy and probably needed a straightjacket.

Apparently you did not watch the video. She was no more unruly than the liberal reporters at the President's news conferences. Fred is going to have to confront worse than this once he really gets in to the race. Time to "man up" Fred.
49 posted on 07/26/2007 4:49:55 AM PDT by no dems (Dear God, how long are you going to let Ted Kennedy, Robert Byrd and John Conyers live?)
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To: gondramB
She screams that the world trade center was “an inside job” as she is taken away. Nuts like this prevent conservative progress, they don’t do anything to help it.

she's not a conservative. she's a plant. obviously. real conservatives don't behave like this. we're too, well, conservative.

50 posted on 07/26/2007 4:52:03 AM PDT by wildwood
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