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Human Events Readers React to Thompson Endorsement
http://fredfile.fred08.com ^ | Jan 12, 2008 | Sean Hackbarth

Posted on 01/12/2008 3:44:15 PM PST by Maelstorm

Posted on January 12th, 2008
By Sean Hackbarth in Conservative, Announcements
 
[Human Events‘ editor Jed Babbin wrote this guest blog. –Sean]

Since we endorsed Fred Thompson on Friday, Human Events has had a huge reaction –overwhelmingly positive – to the editorial from our readers all across the country. Here are some excerpts from the nearly 500 (and counting) comments:

Human Events made the right choice. Now conservatives everywhere are counting on the good people of South Carolina to do the same,” Kelly S., Florida.

“Great editorial endorsement. Many conservatives are always trying to distinguish themselves among other conservatives with labels; a Reaganite conservative, a Kirkean traditionalist, etc. This endorsement showed me why I am definitely more of a Human Events conservative than an NR conservative. Of the six real contenders in the race (including Paul but excluding Hunter who doesn’t have a prayer), Thompson is clearly the best choice.” Andrew C., New Jersey

Human Events has made a loyal reader out of an interloper (me) with the endorsement of Thompson. He is the most reliable conservative in the race.” GPM, Florida.

“I applaud Human Events for endorsing the ONLY consistent conservative in this race. Every other candidate has gaping holes.” Michael G., Arizona

“Good call Human Events. It is good to see conservatives beginning to wake up to the ‘Principled Conservative’, Fred Thompson.” Mark, Oregon

“I have said all along, even before the campaign started, that Fred Thompson is the man we need in the White House. He is plain spoken, he does not mince words, and best of all he IS a true conservative. Your endorsement of him warms my heart. Thanks!” Jack C., Texas

We acted on principle, and our readers apparently agree.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008endorsements; endorsement; events; fredthompson; human; humanevents; thompson

Fred Thompson wins SC Debate & Provides Huckabee a Smackdown

www.fred08.com

We are at $848,890! Together we can win South Carolina!

1 posted on 01/12/2008 3:44:17 PM PST by Maelstorm
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To: Maelstorm

I made a new donation just a bit ago. We’re going for a million, folks!


2 posted on 01/12/2008 3:48:56 PM PST by Clara Lou (Thompson '08)
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To: Clara Lou

I jumped in at 650 yesterday.


3 posted on 01/12/2008 3:50:40 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired of all the politics in politics.)
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To: Maelstorm

BUMP


4 posted on 01/12/2008 3:51:42 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Maelstorm

He is without a doubt the conservative saviour we have been looking for. He is against the bad parts of McCain Feingold he co-sponsored, and I think that speaks to his presidentialness. He quit the Council on Foreign Relations too soon. I think he could have run the whole thing if he had stayed and besides his wife is hotter than Huckleberry’s LOL.


5 posted on 01/12/2008 3:56:12 PM PST by Soliton (Sarcasm that lacks wit only bores and does not teach. Yawn.)
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To: Soliton

What’s the matter? Can’t you find an “I love the Huckster” thread here at FR to post on? Maybe you should head on over the Camp Hucakbee website to find some friends.


6 posted on 01/12/2008 4:10:56 PM PST by Clara Lou (Thompson '08)
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To: Clara Lou

I made another donation yesterday in honor of Rush Limbaugh’s birthday! His bday is actually today, so there is still time for more ‘gifts’ to Rush! lol


7 posted on 01/12/2008 4:13:48 PM PST by sweet_diane (I am voting substance over style...deal with it! Enough with the "I like Fred, but" crapola.)
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To: Maelstorm

however the DBM is still pushing to write off thompson by setting expectations as a do or die. The DBM give a 1hour spin of positive and a 24 hour after that negative spin as the meme goes out.

We also have to deal with FOURTH TIER candidates who refuse to see reality.


8 posted on 01/12/2008 4:17:10 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
however the DBM is still pushing to write off thompson by setting expectations as a do or die.

With all due respect to you, and all due disrespect to the DBM, Fred himself has set up South Carolina as his "do or die" state by "drawing a line in the sand" there.

9 posted on 01/12/2008 4:20:55 PM PST by r9etb
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To: Clara Lou

I love your sense of humor! I bet your cute too! ;-)


10 posted on 01/12/2008 4:27:21 PM PST by Soliton (Sarcasm that lacks wit only bores and does not teach. Yawn.)
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To: Maelstorm

Vote for Fred in South Carolina next Saturday.


11 posted on 01/12/2008 4:29:24 PM PST by Nextrush (NO WAY MCCAIN but I remain uncommitted.)
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To: Soliton

Huckabee talks like a Democrat and that is enough for me. I don’t want another Governor from Arkansas. Those who can’t see a good honest man who believes in rock hard conservative/federalist principles vote for those saviors they deserve. Fred isn’t a savior but then again he has never claimed to be one, it is the others who offer themselves up as the savior of the common man. They will save them from their own money even. Fred began a common man and that is something the others would be hard pressed to say.


12 posted on 01/12/2008 4:33:27 PM PST by Maelstorm (Fred Thompson is a leader.)
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To: Maelstorm

If Fred is the nominee, I will vote for him. his supporters, however are some of the rudist people I have ever seen. Makes you wonder.


13 posted on 01/12/2008 4:39:35 PM PST by Soliton (Sarcasm that lacks wit only bores and does not teach. Yawn.)
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To: Soliton
If Fred is the nominee, I will vote for him. his supporters, however are some of the rudist rudest people I have ever seen....I respectfully disagree, We're just very passionate....*grin*...spellin' police :D
14 posted on 01/12/2008 4:55:43 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (just b/c your paranoid, doesn't mean they're NOT out to get you....Run, FRed, Run. :^)
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To: Soliton
If Fred is the nominee, I will vote for him. his supporters, however are some of the rudist people I have ever seen. Makes you wonder.

They have a low tolerance for the disingenous and the unpricipled.

15 posted on 01/12/2008 5:03:08 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Fred will crush the beast and send her back through the gates of hell.)
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To: skinkinthegrass

I appreciate the hep. Usen Hucklebearys ain’t gude at da buk lurnin. ;)


16 posted on 01/12/2008 5:24:48 PM PST by Soliton (Sarcasm that lacks wit only bores and does not teach. Yawn.)
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To: Soliton
I appreciate the hep. Usen Hucklebearys ain’t gude at da buk lurnin.
Spellin' police.....I resign. :)
17 posted on 01/12/2008 5:32:31 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (just b/c your paranoid, doesn't mean they're NOT out to get you....Run, FRed, Run. :^)
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To: Maelstorm
We hope Fred can get a nice boast from that debate and sky rocket to the top before the 19 th.
I am even praying to GOD for Fred to even win Michigan.. let's all pray that Fred will also take Michigan.
18 posted on 01/12/2008 5:46:12 PM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Nextrush
And for those Freadheads and Freepers in Michigan,,, VOTE FOR FRED !
19 posted on 01/12/2008 5:48:28 PM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Soliton

Would your wife approve of your comment?

This is politics, not playboy.


20 posted on 01/12/2008 5:54:07 PM PST by Randy Larsen (I'M WITH FRED!)
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To: Soliton

You take your Hillary Huckabeast...

You can have it; I don’t want it!

It’s too liberal for me;

It’s too Liberal for me!


21 posted on 01/13/2008 12:30:42 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (God wants a Liberal or RINO hanging from every tree, Tar & feathers optional extras.)
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To: r9etb

I don’t think Fred’s ‘line in the sand’ had to do with whether or not he HAD to win SC. I think it was about the Republican Party choosing to stay with conservatism instead of moving in a more liberal direction with some of the other candidates. In fact, when he was asked by a CNN newsbabe about whether or not he thought he needed to WIN the primary, he told her that he wasn’t going to talk process, but instead, concentrate on issues and policies.


22 posted on 01/14/2008 7:36:53 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: HerrBlucher

You could also call it a low tolerance for stupidity and ignorance. You don’t have to remain stupid or ignorant, just educate yourself. You certainly can’t trust the MSM to provide you with the differences between the candidates. Search the sites of each candidate. When you get to a part of that candidat’s record that makes you feel uncomfortable...move on. By the time you return to the one that got you in your gut, you will know. If that’s Huckabee, then you will probably be stupid and ignorant the rest of your life! Education is the key unless you are just looking for a RINO!

FRED THOMPSON - NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERIENCE (I’ll protect the American people and American values, whatever it takes to stop the Islamic-Fascists including water-boarding!) - 2ND AMENDMENT ADVOCATE (“Individual” rights to protect their homes and property!)

INCREASE THE MILITARY’S STRENGTH AND SIZE (Diplomacy through Strength and verification!)

SECURE AND SEAL THE BORDERS (Don’t give sanctuary anywhere to illegal’s; don’t employ illegal’s; don’t rent to illegal’s; don’t extend credit to illegal’s; don’t give illegal’s rights they have no right to; report all crimes committed by illegal’s to ICE and immediately deport those illegal’s who have already committed crimes against America!) LAW AND ORDER (Enforcement of our current laws regarding illegal immigration!) – DENY FEDERAL DOLLARS TO SANCTUARY CITIES (Enough is enough!)

CONSERVATIVE JUSTICES FOR SUPREMES (Great progress has been made on the Supreme Court in Bush’s term. FRED was asked by President Bush to spirit Justice Roberts through the confirmation process. The next President will probably have the opportunity to seat two additional Justices. This is huge folks. FRED will nominate Justices who will interpret the Constitution, not create rights that simply do not exist and legislate from the bench!) – PRO-LIFE ADVOCATE (will strive to nominate superior Justices with the eventual goal of overturning Roe vs Wade)

THOMPSON PLAN TO REDUCE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENDING (Check out his detailed plan to reduce Federal spending!)

SOCIAL SECURITY REFORMER (Social Security is an entitlement program that will soon overtake the budget. The program can’t sustain itself and will bankrupt future generations; FRED has detailed proposals to save Social Security and provide the added benefit of private savings accounts for younger workers!)

DEFEAT ANY DEMOCRAT OR RINO (Close your eyes and imagine the first debate between FRED THOMPSON and ANY liberal DemocRAT they put up?)

TAX SIMPLIFICATION (Reform and perhaps eliminate the IRS with a variety of choice for the tax payer!)

EDUCATION (Return education to the States. It is that simple. The NEA is the greatest enemy of our educational system!)

WON’T PUT UP WITH TRUTH MANIPULATION FROM THE DB-MSM (including stupid questions by liberal moderators, and “purchased” political pundits)

FRED THOMPSON IS THE “WE THE PEOPLE” CANDIDATE (We the People asked him to set aside his personal life and step up one more time for his Country…and he stepped up!)

THIRD IN IOWA, SECOND IN WYOMING (MSM still calling it a tie with McCain’s name in the lead…FoxNews won’t even mention his name if they can find a way to avoid it!)

TOTAL DELIGATES TO DATE: 6

WINNER OF SOUTH CAROLINA JANUARY 10, 2008 DEBATE – HANDS DOWN!!! (In lieu of the airtime FoxNews chose to give him…or not give him as the case may be. WE THE PEOPLE notice garbage like that!)

IT’S NOT TOO LATE FOR MICHIGAN OR SOUTH CAROLINA OR FLORIDA OR NEVADA. CONSERVATIVES MUST UNITE NOW! A CONSERVATIVE THOMPSON REVOLUTION! ALL ABOARD THE THOMPSON VICTORY EXPRESS!


23 posted on 01/14/2008 7:43:15 PM PST by Bobbisox (ALL AMERICAN FredHead FREEPER! [FRED ain't DEAD, ENOUGH SAID!])
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