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Hank Williams Jr. To Run For U.S.Senate
http://realclearpolitics.blogs.time.com/2008/11/25/hank-williams-jr-for-senate/ ^

Posted on 04/20/2011 11:21:54 PM PDT by Catsrus

This may be old news, but, I just ran across this article.

It was reported recently that country music singer Hank Williams Jr. plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee in 2012 -- the next time a Senate seat is up in the state. An intriguing notion to say the least, but no announcement has been made yet, according to Williams's publicist.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.blogs.time.com ...


TOPICS: Government; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: countrymusic; hankwilliams; tennessee; tn2012

1 posted on 04/20/2011 11:21:57 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Catsrus

Yeah well whatever,Bump.


2 posted on 04/20/2011 11:23:45 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Catsrus

bttt


3 posted on 04/20/2011 11:26:51 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Catsrus

All my rowdy friends...


4 posted on 04/20/2011 11:27:57 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Catsrus

He’ll win by 80 points, and won’t even have to really say anything.


5 posted on 04/20/2011 11:35:58 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: KoRn

I thought he lived in Montana....


6 posted on 04/20/2011 11:43:54 PM PDT by cherry
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To: cherry
"I thought he lived in Montana...."

Maybe you're confusing him with Ted Nugent?

7 posted on 04/20/2011 11:45:49 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

Nugent lives in Michigan.


8 posted on 04/20/2011 11:47:29 PM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: Catsrus

Hank jr. is a douche. Hank III, however, is the real thing.


9 posted on 04/20/2011 11:50:16 PM PDT by LanaTurnerOverdrive ("I've done a lot of things in my life that I'm not proud of. And the things I am proud of are disgus)
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To: Catsrus

That may have been floated 2 1/2 years ago when the article was written, but I’ve heard no mention of it since.


10 posted on 04/20/2011 11:55:07 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Catsrus

This would mean Bob Corker’s seat. Fine by me.


11 posted on 04/20/2011 11:57:38 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Ted lives in Waco, Texas these days.


12 posted on 04/20/2011 11:58:34 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

The article does say for the seat coming up in 2012, so, who knows?


13 posted on 04/21/2011 12:11:52 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Catsrus

That primary is only a year away and there’d already be an announcement or some sort of semi-public floating of his candidacy and there’s been precisely nothing. Corker has a crapload of money and he doesn’t even have a Democrat name being mentioned now (only some unknown GOP challenger). Unless ex-Gov. Bredesen steps up, I don’t expect Corker to have anyone really challenge him.


14 posted on 04/21/2011 12:20:52 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: LanaTurnerOverdrive

Senator Hank 3 would be kick-ass awesome...


15 posted on 04/21/2011 12:49:22 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: LanaTurnerOverdrive

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAiO0snfVMQ

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


16 posted on 04/21/2011 1:01:41 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: OrangeHoof
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17 posted on 04/21/2011 1:29:40 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: cherry

He does, lived they for years.


18 posted on 04/21/2011 1:42:28 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Nugent moved to texas a long time ago, has a big hunting ranch there.


19 posted on 04/21/2011 1:43:40 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Catsrus

Hank Jr. is a Republican?


20 posted on 04/21/2011 2:03:45 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: KoRn
and won’t even have to really say anything

And will he really have anything to say?

21 posted on 04/21/2011 2:06:38 AM PDT by BfloGuy
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard; org.whodat
Jackson, Michigan is still his official residence. See here
22 posted on 04/21/2011 2:12:08 AM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: Catsrus

What’s next? Senator Ludacris?


23 posted on 04/21/2011 2:12:32 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou
He was on the cooking channel a while back, cooking up a meal of wild game out in Texas. His patio grill area is huge, of course he went out and shot it first. Has all sorts of animals from all over on his ranch.
24 posted on 04/21/2011 2:56:04 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: LanaTurnerOverdrive

III is is as real as it gets, but Jr is an original. And yes he is a Republican. Not quite as outspoken as Uncle Ted but I’d support him.


25 posted on 04/21/2011 4:02:45 AM PDT by RIGHTWING WACKO FROM MASS. (Better to have and not need than to need and not have...my theory on gun control)
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To: patriot08
"Hank Jr. is a Republican?

Possibly. - Lyrics to "Mr. Lincoln"

Mr. Lincoln I wish you were here. The Republic's changed a lot in a hundred years. And I don't think it's working like you planned. Oh, Mr Lincoln, we could use a hand.

I just read the headlines in The Nashville News. And I wish I'd made this up but I'm afraid it's true. 'Cause a man was murdered for his money in the streets. He was taking his wife to a nice place to eat. When they caught the man he did 23 months of time. He pled insanity like they do now all the time. Sir, what would you have done in 1859? Now if you shoot someone, Sir, you can get off scott-free. It's the latest thing, Mr. Lincoln, can you believe? Now they sue the manufacturers of the guns. Ain't the law changed a lot since 1861?

Mr. Lincoln, I wish you were here. 'Cause things have changed a lot in a hundred years. And I don't think it's working out like you planned. Hey, Mr. Lincoln, we sure could use a hand.

I just heard the news story on the radio. They let dangerous men out of prisons now, Yes, sir I'm afraid it's so. 'Cause they're overcrowded and it was only his fifth offense. This time, he's killed someone, does that make any sense? Now my lawyer called me about a nuisance case. 'Cause everybody sues over any little thing these days. Well at least we're right. All we gotta do is tell the truth. He said "You're living in the past you romantic fool." I said, "You got that right. I lean toward the older ways. And there's damn few backwoods lawyers left today."

Mr Lincoln, I wish you were here. The Republic's changed a lot in a hundred years. And I don't think it's working like you planned. Hey, Mr. Lincoln, we sure could use a hand.

Mr. Lincoln, please, could you come here? 'Cause things have changed a lot in a hundred years. And I don't think it's working out like you planned. Mr. Lincoln, we sure could use a hand.

26 posted on 04/21/2011 4:04:29 AM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: Catsrus

Went drinking with hank and Jeannie Seely many years ago on Green Turtle Cay. It was fun! We ended up on his boat. Lots of good fun.


27 posted on 04/21/2011 4:35:29 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: RIGHTWING WACKO FROM MASS.; All

You should see Hank III sing some of Hank Sr songs.. Check it out on youtube..


28 posted on 04/22/2011 4:22:04 PM PDT by KevinDavis ( Anyone who backs Trump is a chump..)
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

Nugent resides in Texas I believe.


29 posted on 04/22/2011 4:24:54 PM PDT by dforest
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To: KevinDavis

Hank the 3rd sounds a lot like his Grandpa. Hank Jr has a deeper voice.


30 posted on 04/22/2011 4:26:51 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy; All

Agreed on both points..


31 posted on 04/22/2011 4:49:44 PM PDT by KevinDavis ( Anyone who backs Trump is a chump..)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Here is what Wikipedia says:
‘On November 20, 2008, Williams announced that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2012 as a Republican party candidate, challenging incumbent Republican Senator Bob Corker.[8] Williams was reported to have already consulted with Senator Lamar Alexander and former Senator Bill Frist, both Republicans from Tennessee.’


32 posted on 04/22/2011 5:03:03 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable -- Daniel Webster)
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To: KevinDavis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57sfRo26fAc

Check this out. Cutest thing to see. Hank and a kid.


33 posted on 04/22/2011 5:41:02 PM PDT by dforest
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

...in Tennessee. Thanks Catsrus.


34 posted on 04/22/2011 6:06:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: indylindy; All
That is neat.. Check out these vids of Hank III singing his grandfathers songs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXrlJzFq49k&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaMCi-V9FR0&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlhZpaCZXJY&feature=related
35 posted on 04/22/2011 6:07:52 PM PDT by KevinDavis ( Anyone who backs Trump is a chump..)
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To: KevinDavis

Looks like Hank III is a doper. Did you listen to some of that?

Yikes


36 posted on 04/22/2011 6:48:08 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy

What a little ham, loved it!


37 posted on 04/22/2011 6:55:31 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: kalee

That kid is all grown up now, but he sure was a cute little thing. LOL


38 posted on 04/22/2011 6:57:41 PM PDT by dforest
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
Maybe you're confusing him with Ted Nugent?

Nugent is from Michigan. But he now lives near Kerrville, TX.

39 posted on 04/22/2011 7:01:11 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Lucius Cornelius Sulla

That’s merely reiterating what was in the article (which came out the same week), however there has been no firm declaration nor anything else in the 2 1/2 years since. Corker has just one minor candidate challenging him (a Republican with a dead website) and nobody else. If Williams were challenging him, it would be a big news story, especially here in Nashville.


40 posted on 04/22/2011 7:45:40 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

It was not that long ago that Senate challengers were not running publicly 18 months before the election. In Florida it is 16 months till our primary, let us have some peace.


41 posted on 04/22/2011 8:17:23 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable -- Daniel Webster)
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To: Lucius Cornelius Sulla

The filing deadline is in 11 1/2 months, but rumored serious candidacies often pop up well ahead of time. It’s largely because of the absurd amounts of money required to run a first-rate campaign and having to lay the groundwork. I think part of this Williams rumor had to do with Corker’s subpar performance in the ‘06 race, but the Democrats now have been almost completely wiped out in TN as a viable opposition. Yes, indeed, it seems as though we’ve reached the perpetual election cycle.


42 posted on 04/22/2011 8:59:23 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Nugent lives in Michigan.

Nope, in Texas, for several years now.
All the productive people are leaving Michigan...


43 posted on 04/24/2011 1:23:40 AM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: LanaTurnerOverdrive

Bullshit

And I like both of them...


44 posted on 04/24/2011 1:42:34 AM PDT by wardaddy (ok...Trump beating on Obama---Sarah----Michelle.....any of them are ok for now---tain't picky)
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To: labette; LanaTurnerOverdrive

Well that kills it...lana is right...he is a douche


45 posted on 04/24/2011 1:45:21 AM PDT by wardaddy (ok...Trump beating on Obama---Sarah----Michelle.....any of them are ok for now---tain't picky)
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