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Tim Tebow says he will not endorse in 2012 race (Being courted by GOP presidential candidates)
The Washington Examiner ^ | 01/10/2012 | byCharlie Spiering

Posted on 01/10/2012 11:49:46 AM PST by SeekAndFind

According to the Associated Press, Tim Tebow will not be endorsing a candidate for President in 2012.

Sensing the excitement and loving his message, Tebow is also being courted by Republican presidential candidates. The quarterback recently told The Associated Press he's been asked by more than one of the contenders for his support. He wouldn't name names, but did say he'd declined the offer.

"I think you have to have so much trust in who you support, just from product endorsements to endorsing a candidate because if that person or company does something (bad), it reflects on you," said Tebow.

In this field of candidates? Shocked.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; 2012gopprimary; christianvote; endorsement; endorsements; gop; tebow; timtebow
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1 posted on 01/10/2012 11:49:51 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

A very wise decision.


2 posted on 01/10/2012 11:53:33 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t blame him. It’s nobody’s business. He gets enough grief from the MSM just for being a decent human being.


3 posted on 01/10/2012 11:55:21 AM PST by albie
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To: SeekAndFind

Good move Tim.


4 posted on 01/10/2012 11:55:57 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: SeekAndFind

I know many have written to the Pope about a possible sainthood but I’m not sure how that works with non-catholics.


5 posted on 01/10/2012 11:56:28 AM PST by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m with Tim. He doesn’t have to endorse anybody and who he votes for is nobody else’s business.


6 posted on 01/10/2012 11:56:46 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("Climate Change" my a.... All weather is local.)
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To: SeekAndFind

IMO, it speaks to the desperation of a candidate who would ask a 24-year-old football player (albeit an admirable one) to endorse him for the highest political office in the country.


7 posted on 01/10/2012 11:56:56 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Smart


8 posted on 01/10/2012 11:56:56 AM PST by bigbob
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To: SeekAndFind

That’s wise of him. Play football and stay out of politics. That goes along with my advice to actors: act and stay out of politics. And the Dixie Chicks: just sing, stupids, and stay out of politics.


9 posted on 01/10/2012 11:56:56 AM PST by Clara Lou (nObama, noRomney, noPaul, noBachmann, noSantorum . . .)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good for him. Connecting himself to politics will only drag him down. Glad to see he`s staying in his lane.


10 posted on 01/10/2012 11:57:11 AM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Cat's out of the bag...."ALSO" being courted by Republican candidates.

Obama can still get Vick, OJ, etc, etc...

11 posted on 01/10/2012 11:57:37 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: SeekAndFind

Good for him.


12 posted on 01/10/2012 11:57:52 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: tsowellfan

St Elmo’s Fire with new lyrics by writer John Parr

http://deadspin.com/5874861/


13 posted on 01/10/2012 11:57:52 AM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: albie
I don’t blame him. It’s nobody’s business. He gets enough grief from the MSM just for being a decent human being.

I agree. It's nobody's business. But it is a shame that in America getting "grief" from the media has become the major reason NOT to make public your favorite candidate.

14 posted on 01/10/2012 11:58:58 AM PST by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: colorado tanker

Yeah this is a wise decision from Tebow.


15 posted on 01/10/2012 11:59:10 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: SeekAndFind

Tebow for President :)


16 posted on 01/10/2012 11:59:52 AM PST by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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17 posted on 01/10/2012 12:00:59 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: bigdirty

Denver Post saying there was an illegal formation on the famous Tebow Pass.


18 posted on 01/10/2012 12:02:30 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: tsowellfan
But it is a shame that in America getting "grief" from the media has become the major reason NOT to make public your favorite candidate.

I'm convinced that's why there are often so many "undecideds" before a primary or an election. People often just don't want to talk about it and/or get hassled about their choice.

19 posted on 01/10/2012 12:03:09 PM PST by rhombus
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To: RummyChick

Mile High Halo during game
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/09/mile-high-halo-over-broncos_n_1194204.html#s597764&title=Mile_High_Halo


20 posted on 01/10/2012 12:04:17 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: SeekAndFind

Smart guy.


21 posted on 01/10/2012 12:04:48 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe Tim knows how to separate God’s Kingdom from the world kingdom. He may be in the world but not of the world.


22 posted on 01/10/2012 12:05:10 PM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: colorado tanker

I am a Patriots fan. This week is going to be great I do not care who wins. But, then again the rapture might be today:)


23 posted on 01/10/2012 12:08:09 PM PST by marbren (I do not know but, Thank God, God knows)
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s a wise man.


24 posted on 01/10/2012 12:09:16 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Tebow has made the decision all professional entertainers should make. Why take a political stance and alienate half your audience?


25 posted on 01/10/2012 12:11:04 PM PST by circlecity
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To: SeekAndFind

My dream scenario ..

Newton Leroy Gingrich / Richard John Santorum ‘12 & ‘16

Richard John Santorum / Marco Antonio Rubio ‘20 & ‘24

Marco Antonio Rubio / Timothy Richard Tebow ‘28 & ‘32

Timothy Richard Tebow / Demaryius Antwon Thomas ‘36 & ‘40


26 posted on 01/10/2012 12:12:51 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative
You're nuts....

Probably young, female...and plain kooky.

27 posted on 01/10/2012 12:15:50 PM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: marbren

This game is going to have blowout ratings!


28 posted on 01/10/2012 12:16:14 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: RummyChick
Denver Post saying there was an illegal formation on the famous Tebow Pass.

Wasn't called, ergo didn't happen.

I'm still smarting over a couple of illegal Nebraska blocks on Johnny Rodger's punt return to beat Oklahoma in '71.

29 posted on 01/10/2012 12:17:17 PM PST by Ole Okie
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To: colorado tanker
The politicians should be endorsing Tebow.
30 posted on 01/10/2012 12:17:24 PM PST by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: marbren
I am a Bronco fan. It is going to be difficult for Denver.

Belichick will keep his team focused on a game plan and won't allow them to get caught up in Tebow hysteria---there will be no locker room bulletin board material emanating from the Patriot's camp this week, no statements dissing Tebow.

31 posted on 01/10/2012 12:18:48 PM PST by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than politicians, professors and preachers.)
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To: colorado tanker

Yes, a very wise decision. Politicians trying to co-opt something holy (not Tebow).


32 posted on 01/10/2012 12:18:59 PM PST by Obadiah (If U don't believe you can win, then there is no point in getting out of bed at the end of the day.)
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To: Know et al

Hitler refuses to Tebow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD6B1CXXgM0&feature=youtube_gdata_player


33 posted on 01/10/2012 12:21:47 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: Know et al
LOL!

If you watch Tebow long enough you realize he is a genuinely humble guy. It's no act. A lot of politicians could use a dose of his humility.

34 posted on 01/10/2012 12:21:52 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: RummyChick

I always loved that song. (Child of the 80s) But for him to actually do a remake for Tebow, wonderful. I say great job John Parr..


35 posted on 01/10/2012 12:24:05 PM PST by crazydad
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To: RummyChick

Made up for the 3 blown face mask calls, 1 of which would have put Denver 1st and Goal inside the 5 and a lateral pass that was ruled incomplete not a fumble by Pitt.


36 posted on 01/10/2012 12:25:36 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: RummyChick

Made up for the 3 blown face mask calls, 1 of which would have put Denver 1st and Goal inside the 5 and a lateral pass that was ruled incomplete not a fumble by Pitt.


37 posted on 01/10/2012 12:26:05 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: crazydad

Taiwanese chicks getting in on the act
http://www.brobible.com/videos/watch/tebow-going-biblical-on-steelers

You can bet that the NFL wants Tebow in the Superbowl


38 posted on 01/10/2012 12:26:42 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: CainConservative
My dream scenario...

twister881 / Courtney Friel 6am & 6pm & 10pm & 2am...

Jus' ask for The Dailer Caller. 8~)

39 posted on 01/10/2012 12:27:33 PM PST by twister881
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To: RummyChick
Thanks for the link.

Sky above stadium after Broncos first TD:


40 posted on 01/10/2012 12:28:07 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: marbren

Prediction in Massachusetts this weekend..

The Tebow 316’s .. 27
The Brady Bunch .. 21

In Cali..

Marching Brees .. 24
Gay 49’ers .. 10

In Wisconsin..

Cheese Packers .. 20
Jersey’s Giants .. 17

And in Maryland..

Snoozefest .. think Alabama (Texans) / LSU (Ravens) type of game


41 posted on 01/10/2012 12:31:02 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: D-fendr

one of the comments said someone does fireworks when the Broncos make a touchdown and this is the end result. But interesting that we have never seen the halo story before talked about like this.

I am reading twitter. This is a cute comment:

bwsez Bob Woodiwiss
In Indy, a regular $6 parking space will cost $99 for the SuperBowl. Unless Tim Tebow drives the moneychangers from the parking garage.
6 minutes ago


42 posted on 01/10/2012 12:32:20 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: twister881

Yeah, but how’s Courtney’s arm and legs? ; ^ )


43 posted on 01/10/2012 12:35:26 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: RummyChick

Ha! Very good.

And thanks for the info...


44 posted on 01/10/2012 12:38:57 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: RummyChick

“Tim Tebow’s fire”

Heh.

I like it. ;^)


45 posted on 01/10/2012 12:39:34 PM PST by Shelayne
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To: GSWarrior

When’s the last time Willard’s Flopney’s New England even won a playoff game?

2007?


46 posted on 01/10/2012 12:40:35 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: Osage Orange

Let me guess.. You’re a Rombot or a Perrywinkle?

Or a burnt out Steelers fan.


47 posted on 01/10/2012 12:44:17 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: GSWarrior
Belichick will keep his team focused on a game plan and won't allow them to get caught up in Tebow hysteria---there will be no locker room bulletin board material emanating from the Patriot's camp this week, no statements dissing Tebow.

While that may be true, unless NE can stop the Denver running game without committing both safeties, Tebow will torch the cornerbacks again -- the New England secondary is nowhere near as good as Pittsburgh's.

It makes the QB's job that much easier when he gets man-to-man coverage with no safety help.

48 posted on 01/10/2012 12:46:17 PM PST by kevkrom (Note to self: proofread, then post. It's better that way.)
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To: Osage Orange

Let me guess.. You’re a Rombot or a Perrywinkle?

Or a burnt out Steelers fan: A Tebow to Thomas 80 yard TD non-fan.


49 posted on 01/10/2012 12:48:05 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good


50 posted on 01/10/2012 12:51:01 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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