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Club for Growth Fired Up for Fred, GOP Candidate Growth Guide
Gop3.com: The Triumvirate ^ | 9/9/07 | Brandon Henak

Posted on 09/09/2007 4:14:34 PM PDT by MUCollegeRepublican1

"Senator Thompson’s eight-year record in the U.S. Senate demonstrates an admirable commitment to limited government and free-market principles. His record on entitlement reform and school choice is excellent, while his support for lower taxes and free trade is very good."

What did the Club for Growth, a leading driver of free market reform in the US, have to say about the others? (Here is a quick rundown)

(Excerpt) Read more at gop3.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clubforgrowth; electionpresident; elections; fredthompson; freemarket; freetrade; globalism; growth; guide
Great to see an economic, growth based comparison of the candidates.
1 posted on 09/09/2007 4:14:36 PM PDT by MUCollegeRepublican1
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To: Politicalmom

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2 posted on 09/09/2007 4:15:48 PM PDT by Honeybunch ("Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." ~Rudyard Kipling)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1

Related thread with full pdf of CFG white paper is here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1891961/posts


3 posted on 09/09/2007 4:19:32 PM PDT by Ogie Oglethorpe (2nd Amendment - the reboot button on the U.S. Constitution)
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4 posted on 09/09/2007 4:22:48 PM PDT by Politicalmom (Of the potential GOP front runners, FT has one of the better records on immigration.- NumbersUSA)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1
Club for Growth Fired Up for Fred, GOP Candidate Growth Guide

When I first saw "Club for Growth" I thought it was referring to Fred endorsing a new hair tonic. Now that my hopes are dashed I will not vote for him! ;O)
5 posted on 09/09/2007 4:28:44 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1
Ok, where are they, where are the Ducanistas and the Mittocrits telling us this is bad. Something about how the CFG wants to make our economy stronger therefore the supports 8 year old Mexican kids building cars and selling our people to Japanas a food substitute or some lame crap...
6 posted on 09/09/2007 4:29:08 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

Don’t forget the “Paulistas” we don’t want to leave anyone out.


7 posted on 09/09/2007 4:32:41 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: ejonesie22
FR spell check sucks worse than I do...

Its a conspiracy...

That’s they and Japanese...

Ok they instead of the is grammar check...

8 posted on 09/09/2007 4:36:57 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

Of course it’s a conspiracy! CFG and CFR work together with LaRaza to cook enchiladas for illegal aliens every Tuesday. Everyone knows that! Jerome Corsi wrote a book on it!


9 posted on 09/09/2007 4:38:14 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (John Cox 2008: Because Duncan Hunter just isn't obscure enough for me!)
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To: SandRat

Yes we do...


10 posted on 09/09/2007 4:38:40 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
Yeah, well P_storm, today I have come to a new conclusion on all those conspiracy theories. I was at the mall today shopping with the wife for the baby to be. Went by What-a-Burger, saw a whole bunch of people there including a group of parents and “kids”. Later at the mall that same group was at Build-A-Bear getting custom made “bears”.

It finally hit me that the loons maybe right. Combine Build-a-Bear and What-a-Burger and you know what you got:

Build-a-Burger which is just another spelling of Bildaberger...

Need I make this any clearer...

11 posted on 09/09/2007 4:48:37 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: Ogie Oglethorpe

That’s not the full report... here’s the direct link to the PDF, a 10 pager:

http://www.clubforgrowth.org/media/uploads/070906-white-paper-thompson.pdf


12 posted on 09/09/2007 4:53:31 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
Jerome Corsi wrote a book on it!

And HE was on coast to coast with George Noory, so it MUST be true.
13 posted on 09/09/2007 4:59:03 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: calcowgirl

Thanks - the full report was in the link on the other thread.


14 posted on 09/09/2007 5:00:31 PM PDT by Ogie Oglethorpe (2nd Amendment - the reboot button on the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Politicalmom
Fred08 - Contribute Now
15 posted on 09/09/2007 5:00:33 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket
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To: ejonesie22
Build-a-Burger which is just another spelling of Bildaberger...
LOL! You've got waaaay to much time on your hands, friend!
16 posted on 09/09/2007 5:05:04 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1

DANGER!! DANGER!! DANGER!!

The Club For Growth is one of the biggest advocates of open borders, cheap illegal labor, and outsourcing.

Fred Thompson better make sure that he does not have their policies cancel out his new stance on stopping illegal immigration.


17 posted on 09/09/2007 5:07:29 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: ejonesie22
Ok, where are they...

See post 17

18 posted on 09/09/2007 5:23:58 PM PDT by Ogie Oglethorpe (2nd Amendment - the reboot button on the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Clara Lou
You ever taken a man shopping for baby stuff with his Wife, Mother and Mother in Law...

I was logistical support and financing, little else...

19 posted on 09/09/2007 5:27:57 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1
Some more information on the kind of candidate that the Club for Growth likes...

t References Lamborn as “softer” on immigration than other candidates and says he supports guest worker programs. And keep that article in mind as you read on. You've got some schoolin' to finish. Nevertheless, what you are seeing, however, in that press report is the Club for Growth's hooks in Lamborn. Bought and paid for. If anyone thinks Lamborn is going to vote the way the people of the 5th Congressional District want on illegal immigration, they've got a hard lesson coming.

You also need to realize that the COLORADO Chapter of the Club for Growth was BARRED from taking a position on illegal immigration and it was specifically barred by the national chapter that has an agenda AGAINST THE INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE OF COLORADO.


http://hughhewitt.townhall.com/blog/g/69935afe-2403-4283-88aa-346e069a047c&comments=true#commentAnchor
20 posted on 09/09/2007 5:28:38 PM PDT by Old_Mil (Rudy = Hillary, Fred = Dole, Romney = Kerry, McCain = Crazy. No Thanks.)
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To: oldbill

They also give cooties to 3rd graders...


21 posted on 09/09/2007 5:28:42 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: Old_Mil
Why do you even care, Fred is going to die before the convention, if he hasn’t already.

Right?

22 posted on 09/09/2007 5:30:04 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

FR spell check sucks worse than I do...


The latest Firefox has a built in spell check that works like you are typing a Word document. With little red underlines on questionable words, and the chance to select alternatives or add it to your dictionary.


23 posted on 09/09/2007 5:37:38 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed ("We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them, I won't chip away at them" -Mitt Romney)
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To: ejonesie22
, ejonesie22 wrote: Why do you even care, Fred is going to die before the convention, if he hasn’t already.

Unlikely. However, there is a not insignificant chance that he'll have to resign sometime in the 8 years he's president because of his health.
24 posted on 09/09/2007 5:44:37 PM PDT by Old_Mil (Rudy = Hillary, Fred = Dole, Romney = Kerry, McCain = Crazy. No Thanks.)
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To: oldbill
I do not agree with every position that the CFG takes, but they are one of the best groups out there when it comes to evaluating candidates on the issues of taxes, regulation, spending and a general support for free market principles. I put more stock in their assessments than I do a number of other groups.
25 posted on 09/09/2007 5:48:19 PM PDT by rob777 (Personal Responsibility is the Price of Freedom)
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To: Old_Mil

Stretched it out a bit there from your original more dire predictions.

Wise to hedge your bets...


26 posted on 09/09/2007 5:57:24 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

I hope they haven’t found you yet after that post. Now that you’ve put 5 and 5 together and made 3, they’re going to come after you! (Congrats on the new baby, btw!)


27 posted on 09/09/2007 6:00:10 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (John Cox 2008: Because Duncan Hunter just isn't obscure enough for me!)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1

I thought this was good to know about Fred: “and free trade is very good. On Social Security reform in particular, Thompson courageously supported personal accounts at a time when few politicians were willing to risk their necks taking on the third rail of American politics.”

I remember the debate on personal accounts, I supported them. It was courageous for him to do that then, and still support it now. Fred is a consistent conservative.


28 posted on 09/09/2007 6:02:55 PM PDT by hoosierpearl (To God be the glory.)
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To: ejonesie22

Sounds like you had an exciting day. This baby will be worth it, whatever the women in your family decide to do to get ready. You’ll get lots of sleepless nights with a sweet soft newborn...Enjoy!


29 posted on 09/09/2007 6:04:39 PM PDT by hoosierpearl (To God be the glory.)
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To: ejonesie22; Old_Mil

Old-Mil just would not have anything to do, if Fred weren’t around to disappoint him.

I saw a slogan on a website of a Fred supporter:

9 out of 10 dogs prefer the crumbs from Fred’s table

I like that, if you’ve got nothing better to do hang around a Fred thread and complain!


30 posted on 09/09/2007 6:06:49 PM PDT by hoosierpearl (To God be the glory.)
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To: Beelzebubba
Cool. I’ll have to download it. Between fighting fat fingers, lousy typing, bad spelling and dyslexia, I can use all the help I can get.

Now if they just had it for my Damn Treo...

31 posted on 09/09/2007 6:12:41 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

We did not buy a bear so no transponders were brought home. However the What-a-Burger has given me the runs...

Hum...


32 posted on 09/09/2007 6:14:23 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: Old_Mil

Scroll down in this Colorado Club for Growth blog and you’ll find more on the National Club for Growth’s lack of concern on border issues:

http://www.blogforgrowth.com/2006/03/


33 posted on 09/09/2007 6:15:00 PM PDT by Pelham (End Anchor Babies now)
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To: hoosierpearl

Like everything else, all I ask is that they send me the bill.

Can’t wait for my son to get here though. I waited a long time for this.


34 posted on 09/09/2007 6:18:44 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

Real nice news there ejonsie...congrats to you both.


35 posted on 09/09/2007 6:19:05 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (PUT AMERICA AHEAD! VOTE FOR FRED!!)
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To: prairiebreeze

FFA

Future Fredhead of America...

If I was a democrat I would go ahead and register him to vote of course...

Wait, the unborn are not “living” to them...

Still works, “dead” vote democrat too...


36 posted on 09/09/2007 6:24:42 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1
Wow. Good read. A noteable line in this report about Romney:

"His landmark steps in the healthcare arena also exhibit a mixture of desirable pro-free market efforts combined with a regrettable willingness to accept, if not embrace, a massive new regulatory regime.”

Well said. The "willingness to accept, if not embrace" is the clincher. I really hope that Fred exhibits a willingness to reject the whole tendency toward "massive new regulatory regimes."

37 posted on 09/09/2007 6:46:07 PM PDT by Finny ( Only saps buy man-caused global warming.)
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To: ejonesie22

Yippeee for YOU! And, CONGRATULATIONS!

So...do you know what flavor the baby is?

Let me just say that it’s not Fred’s, or Bush’s fault...

...is it? ;o)


38 posted on 09/09/2007 10:00:49 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators. ~~ Will Rogers)
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To: MUCollegeRepublican1

“I will personally posit however, that there is no better, more pro-growth, free market, electable, candidate out there than Fred Thompson.”

I guess that says it all.


39 posted on 09/10/2007 3:49:58 AM PDT by Beagle8U (FreeRepublic -- One stop shopping ....... Its the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: dixiechick2000

I don’t know, Fred is such a “Stud” according to some around here.

Boy.


40 posted on 09/10/2007 6:14:48 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

I couldn’t live without the Firefox spell checker. Also, the AdBlock plus plugin is something else that will keep you from ever using another browser again.


41 posted on 09/10/2007 6:30:31 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (John Cox 2008: Because Duncan Hunter just isn't obscure enough for me!)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I use both Firefox and IE, just depending on need, but I get lazy and usually run IE.


42 posted on 09/10/2007 6:58:09 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

I only use IE for design compatibility purpose, so I just use the IEtab plugin for FireFox...all of the plugins negate the need to every use another browser.

I actually made the switch in preparation to change completely to Linux, which I still haven’t done yet. To get myself used to using Firefox, I edited the IE link on my quicklaunch to open FireFox instead. I’ve never looked back. :)


43 posted on 09/10/2007 7:18:19 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (John Cox 2008: Because Duncan Hunter just isn't obscure enough for me!)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I probably should get off my ass and do the same. I use IE to work with some of the IT sites I deal with. But I am so far behind just have not had time.

Did not know the was an IE plugin though...

I got a brand new Sun Ultra 25 workstation I have not un-boxed yet, had it for 2 months, so lots of catch up to do...


44 posted on 09/10/2007 7:24:28 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

Don’t forget, we expect to see baby pictures. :)


45 posted on 09/10/2007 8:41:34 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

Oh yeah, those will come...


46 posted on 09/10/2007 8:51:53 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (I don't use a sarcasm tag, it kills the effect...)
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To: ejonesie22

LOL!

Looking forward to ejonsie22jr’s arrival.
You might want to make sure you get plenty of sleep while you can. ;o)


47 posted on 09/10/2007 9:23:58 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators. ~~ Will Rogers)
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