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Thompson expects to surprise in Iowa
The Tennessean | December 29, 2007 | Bill Theobald

Posted on 12/29/2007 6:59:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Iowa; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: campaigns; duncanhunter; election; electionpresident; elections; fred; fredthompson; getoutthevote; gop; ia2008; precincts; republicans; thompson
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Fred has a plan.
1 posted on 12/29/2007 6:59:41 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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Link to story: http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071229/NEWS0206/71229006/1009/NEWS02


2 posted on 12/29/2007 7:00:18 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: Politicalmom; jellybean; Josh Painter; ejonesie22; papasmurf; Bobbisox; DesScorp; thefactor; ...
FRED CAN WIN IN IOWA PING!!
3 posted on 12/29/2007 7:05:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The base will show up. The base is conservative. Big showing for Fred.




U.S. Army Retired


4 posted on 12/29/2007 7:06:31 PM PST by big'ol_freeper (Mitt to supporters: "DON'T TRY TO DEFEND MY LIBERAL RECORD. BELITTLE THEM WITH PERSONAL ATTACKS")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fred’s plan better take into account an O.J. Jury dressed up as republican primary voters in Iowa.


5 posted on 12/29/2007 7:06:44 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can honestly say that I hope he does well.

The idea of a Guiliani or Romney GOP nomination makes me ill.


6 posted on 12/29/2007 7:08:26 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: big'ol_freeper
Preach it, Colonel!
7 posted on 12/29/2007 7:10:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BTTT


8 posted on 12/29/2007 7:11:50 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Brothers-in-arms...I'm with ya!




U.S. Army Retired


9 posted on 12/29/2007 7:12:53 PM PST by big'ol_freeper (Mitt to supporters: "DON'T TRY TO DEFEND MY LIBERAL RECORD. BELITTLE THEM WITH PERSONAL ATTACKS")
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To: Eddie01

Huh?


10 posted on 12/29/2007 7:14:06 PM PST by MitchellC (- www.fred08.com -)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
""I'd rather take someone with burning passion rather than 20 years of experience," Haus said."

That has been the problem in this country for a long time. We have had professional "politician" one after the other with 20 years of burning passion and ego.

It is time for a person who has not had that life long passion to be President to lead this republic again.

I would much rather have a Fred Dalton Thompson, answering the call to lead this fractured nation than any of the current ego's burning in passion to be our "ruler"!

I prayer is that America really gets it right this time. The direction we have been heading doesn't have time as an ally.

11 posted on 12/29/2007 7:19:31 PM PST by ImpBill ("America ... Where are you now?" --Greg Adams--Brownsville, TX --On the other Front Line)
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To: Eddie01

That was a smarmy answer. Who do you support?


12 posted on 12/29/2007 7:24:19 PM PST by Blue Highway (The only cure for RINOvirus - Fred Thompson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I live in Illinois only 100 miles from Iowa, I’m thinking of going over there and voting for Fred. Wait, that would make me a democrat and I wouldn’t want to vote for him.

Life is a quandry.


13 posted on 12/29/2007 7:24:33 PM PST by Graybeard58 ( Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fred’s the featured candidate on CSPAN right now.


14 posted on 12/29/2007 7:26:13 PM PST by HokieMom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Come on Iowa!!


15 posted on 12/29/2007 7:28:09 PM PST by Shortstop7
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To: Sola Veritas

The idea of a Guiliani GOP nomination makes me ill.


Not me. I’m looking forward to voting for Rudy Guiliani in the primary, but will support whomever the GOP nominee is.

Hillary Clinton as president is what should make you ill. It does me, which is why I refuse to play the drive-by media’s game of GOP divide and conquer.


16 posted on 12/29/2007 7:32:06 PM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: HokieMom
Thanks for the heads-up!

Watching now.

17 posted on 12/29/2007 7:33:11 PM PST by 2111USMC (www.Fred08.com)
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To: MitchellC

Fred ‘08. You can only do as good as the intelligence level of the primary voter. Huckabee? How?


18 posted on 12/29/2007 7:36:06 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: Blue Highway

Friend of Fred.


19 posted on 12/29/2007 7:36:44 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: 2111USMC

I heard a lot of laughter at Bill O’Reilly’s expense plus the actual “fire in the belly” explanation. Always good to hear it from the horse’s mouth instead of CNN’s interpretation.


20 posted on 12/29/2007 7:42:42 PM PST by HokieMom
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To: HokieMom
Um...

The Giants and Pats are the featured teams right now...((;O)

21 posted on 12/29/2007 7:45:37 PM PST by pandemoniumreigns
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’ll get third. Good enough to stay in.


22 posted on 12/29/2007 7:49:07 PM PST by Grunthor (Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.)
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To: Senator Goldwater
Hillary Clinton as president is what should make you ill. It does me, which is why I refuse to play the drive-by media’s game of GOP divide and conquer.

The "drive-by media" would be happy with either liberal as president, Rudy or Hillary.

23 posted on 12/29/2007 7:54:25 PM PST by Prokopton
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To: Senator Goldwater
"Hillary Clinton as president is what should make you ill. It does me, which is why I refuse to play the drive-by media’s game of GOP divide and conquer."

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Well stated. And I'll even mea culpa to falling into that track wrt Huckabee - though my serious reservations remain.

There's a psychic gratification to being totally pure. "If my guy doesn't get the nod, I'M STAYING HOME!" Alas, that's an immature and self-defeating posture in a world where we face real enemies.

By which I mean Democrats.

Hank

24 posted on 12/29/2007 7:54:42 PM PST by County Agent Hank Kimball (Well, really just plain Hank Kimball. Well, not "just plain" Hank Kimball, just Hank Kimball....)
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To: pandemoniumreigns
The Giants and Pats are the featured teams right now...((;O)

Fred's talk is over. NFL is next!

25 posted on 12/29/2007 7:57:59 PM PST by HokieMom
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To: County Agent Hank Kimball

that’s an immature and self-defeating posture in a world where we face real enemies.


Indeed. Equating Hillary and Rudy falls under the same posture, and anyone who thinks that way has already been reeled in by the drive-by’s.


26 posted on 12/29/2007 7:59:00 PM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: Grunthor
If you think about it...any showing at all by Fred would have to be characterized as a hugh win by the DBM...

They have downplayed him to the point that if he survives breathing it's a win...

27 posted on 12/29/2007 8:01:06 PM PST by pandemoniumreigns
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“Fred’s the featured candidate on CSPAN right now.”

I missed most of it on CSPAN, but saw on the schedule that it will be repeated tomorrow 12/30 at 4:12 Eastern. Fred will also be on CNN Late Edition tomorrow at 11:00AM Eastern and then on Fox News Sunday with Chris Walace at 6:00PM Eastern. GO FRED!


28 posted on 12/29/2007 8:01:18 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: seekthetruth

That’s good to know. Someone will probably start a live thread.


29 posted on 12/29/2007 8:17:29 PM PST by HokieMom
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To: Senator Goldwater

Equating Hillary and Rudy falls under the same posture, and anyone who thinks that way has already been reeled in by the drive-by’s.

Or their records.


30 posted on 12/29/2007 8:20:33 PM PST by donnab (saving liberal brains...one moron at a time.)
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To: Eddie01
Fred’s plan better take into account an O.J. Jury dressed up as republican primary voters in Iowa.
I think you're right. Fred has a decent chance of taking 3rd place and an outside chance of 2nd, if either Hickabee or Romney collapses and many caucus goers shift to Fred. But I think 1st place is just not going to happen.

Don't get me wrong. I'd love to eat my words. But I'm sorry, I just don't have much faith in the intelligence of the Iowa Republicans. They've proven their utter stupidity by going for Hickabee.

31 posted on 12/29/2007 8:21:23 PM PST by samtheman (Fred Thompson '08)
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To: Eddie01
You are a friend of fred? Or you are supporting a friend of fred’s?
32 posted on 12/29/2007 8:22:24 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: donnab

Or their records.


Hillary cleaned up New York? To quote Hank:

That’s an immature and self-defeating posture in a world where we face real enemies.


33 posted on 12/29/2007 8:29:49 PM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: Senator Goldwater

cleaned up New York?

Name something else he has done.


34 posted on 12/29/2007 8:32:06 PM PST by donnab (saving liberal brains...one moron at a time.)
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To: samtheman

I forgot who posts the Sunday Talk Show Thread. Just want to spread this news. Fred will be on CNN Late Edition tomorrow 12/30 at 11:00AM Eastern. A campaign event in Iowa will be shown on CSPAN tomorrow at 4:12 Eastern and then Fred will be on Fox News Sunday with Chris Walace at 6:00PM Eastern. GO FRED!


35 posted on 12/29/2007 8:33:11 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Fred's looking good.

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36 posted on 12/29/2007 8:39:06 PM PST by vortigern (Defeat the RINOs: Bennett (R-UT), Craig (R-ID), Graham (R-SC), Gregg (R-NH), Hagel (R-NE), Kyl (R-AZ)
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To: Prokopton
I don't know where people get this idea. The drive-bys hate Giuliani.
37 posted on 12/29/2007 8:39:42 PM PST by JennysCool (Merry Christmas!)
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To: big'ol_freeper
The base will show up. The base is conservative. Big showing for Fred.

The base isn't fooled by the Huckster or Romney or Giuliani. And the base WILL turn out.

38 posted on 12/29/2007 8:41:57 PM PST by gunservative
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think he will surprise everyone too.


39 posted on 12/29/2007 8:42:13 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Sola Veritas

Or Huckabee or McCain.


40 posted on 12/29/2007 8:43:46 PM PST by FrdmLvr
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To: seekthetruth

4:12 am or pm?


41 posted on 12/29/2007 8:45:16 PM PST by Politicalmom (Huckabee’s foreign policy experience consists of eating at the International House of Pancakes.)
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42 posted on 12/29/2007 8:49:11 PM PST by Politicalmom (Huckabee’s foreign policy experience consists of eating at the International House of Pancakes.)
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To: mamelukesabre

see 31


43 posted on 12/29/2007 8:51:17 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: Politicalmom

CSPAN at 4:12PM Eastern tomorrow 12/30. :)


44 posted on 12/29/2007 8:55:20 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: Eddie01

I don’t get the OJ Trial Jury reference. Are you suggesting Fred is going to need some kind of underhanded situation to occur to win in Iowa, like voter fraud?


45 posted on 12/29/2007 8:57:29 PM PST by Blue Highway (The only cure for RINOvirus - Fred Thompson)
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To: Eddie01

What’s 31 got to do with my question? Btw, I think romney is winning in iowa, not huckabe


46 posted on 12/29/2007 8:58:36 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee that sounds familiar...

And he has had it all along.


47 posted on 12/29/2007 9:01:22 PM PST by ejonesie22 (In America all people have a right to be wrong, some just exercise it a bit much...)
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To: seekthetruth

Thanks. :)


48 posted on 12/29/2007 9:02:33 PM PST by Politicalmom (Huckabee’s foreign policy experience consists of eating at the International House of Pancakes.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hey Im for any Conservative man, If He gets traction I’ll go with Him. But its a ways before I gt a chance
49 posted on 12/29/2007 9:02:41 PM PST by reefdiver (The sheriff of Nottingham collected taxes on behalf of the common good)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Just curious ... based on what traditional conservative principles do you base your support of the Mayor?


50 posted on 12/29/2007 9:04:38 PM PST by BlueNgold (Feed the Tree .....)
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