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Fred Thompson endorses Newt Gingrich
Sean Hannity Show on Fox News | 1/23/2012 | LonePalm

Posted on 01/23/2012 6:54:16 PM PST by LonePalm

Former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson just endorsed Newt Gingrich for the Republican nomination.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; fredthompson; gingrich; newt; newt2012; newtgingrich; notbreakingnews; talkradio; vanity
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Interesting.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

1 posted on 01/23/2012 6:54:22 PM PST by LonePalm
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2 posted on 01/23/2012 6:56:10 PM PST by narses
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To: narses

Great News!


3 posted on 01/23/2012 6:58:45 PM PST by ngat
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To: LonePalm

FWIW eh.


4 posted on 01/23/2012 6:59:09 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: LonePalm

I saw it, and Fred Thompson used to be my Senator. He was my second choice in 2008


5 posted on 01/23/2012 6:59:09 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: LonePalm

Nice endorsement! Better yet that it was in Romney’s very own propaganda mill!


6 posted on 01/23/2012 6:59:30 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Preparation ZOT, for prompt relief from annoying romnoids.)
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To: narses

And Newt’s momentum continues.


7 posted on 01/23/2012 6:59:57 PM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: LonePalm

Did not see that one coming.


8 posted on 01/23/2012 7:00:36 PM PST by Oiao (Socialism Kills)
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To: LonePalm

I assumed he’d endorse Newt, glad to see confirmation.


9 posted on 01/23/2012 7:00:57 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: LonePalm

The press and the conservative purists managed to squeeze Fred out, but he was my first choice last time around. Duncan Hunter was also in contention, but I never thought he had a chance of winning.

Thank you for the endorsement, Fred!


10 posted on 01/23/2012 7:01:22 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: LonePalm

bttt


11 posted on 01/23/2012 7:01:25 PM PST by TomServo
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To: LonePalm

Mitt seems to me to be talking as fast as he can, and much of what he says is sound bite lacking real substance.

He also did his best to muddy the waters about Newt and lobbying.


12 posted on 01/23/2012 7:02:45 PM PST by Clara Lou (nObama, noRomney (Obama-lite), noPaul-- Santorum in a pinch)
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To: LonePalm

I am surprised.


13 posted on 01/23/2012 7:03:54 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: LonePalm
Interesting.

Yeah, that word people use when there's nothing truly positive to say and maybe something really bad happening.

Globalist "conservative" Fred Thompson, that same guy who let John Glenn make a farce of the "investigation" into Clinton's ChinaGate treason, the guy who did the ol' fan dance in 2008 long enough to make sure conservatives were divided and impotent so that the anointed McCain could get his footing... Fred Thompson endorses Newt.

Are we paying attention?

14 posted on 01/23/2012 7:05:04 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing popular indenture since 1832.)
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To: LonePalm

Good for Fred. He has an entertaining Twitter feed:

http://twitter.com/fredthompson


15 posted on 01/23/2012 7:05:47 PM PST by iowamark
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To: LonePalm

Fred or Jim?


16 posted on 01/23/2012 7:07:11 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: Oiao

In the 2008 debates, Fred Thompson started to go after Romney at the South Carolina Presidential debate, and Romney was ready. When Fred brought up the topic of government mandates, Romney jumped in immediate with... ‘I like mandates, mandates work!’

To imagine that Fred Thompson would endorse Romney at any point after that exchange, in which Fred was literally speechless while Romney ranted like the liberal he is, is very difficult for me. That he’d choose Newt Gingrich out of the remaining field doesn’t surprise me. He dislikes Ron Paul, and while Rick Santorum might meet Fred’s personal parameters for endorsement, I honestly doubt that Rick’s campaign would have the foresight to actually ask for it.


17 posted on 01/23/2012 7:08:10 PM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Psalm 144

What I really liked was the rationale. Fred says we’re in worse trouble than everyone is admitting and we really are in need of someone who can articulate for the public what we need to do about the mess we’re facing.

I agree...just like Churchill’s words meant so much in WWII - Newt has the same ability.


18 posted on 01/23/2012 7:09:03 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Kaslin
I saw it, and Fred Thompson used to be my Senator. He was my second choice in 2008

Me too, well third: Tancredo, Hunter, Thompson, Despair.

19 posted on 01/23/2012 7:09:27 PM PST by montag813
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To: Raycpa
> Fred or Jim?

Jim Thompson already endorsed Newt on his website. :)

20 posted on 01/23/2012 7:10:52 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: LonePalm
I like Fred, but his wife's levitating in public causes me concern...


21 posted on 01/23/2012 7:13:55 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: LonePalm

Not to be insensitive, but, I’m happy to see that Thompson is still alive. He didn’t look too good back in ‘08.

Also, glad that he didn’t endorse the Hair Club For Men mannequin.


22 posted on 01/23/2012 7:13:55 PM PST by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: Rebelbase

Holy carp! That ain’t right. BTT.


23 posted on 01/23/2012 7:18:38 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: LonePalm
I knew Fred wouldn't let us down!

I saw this on Hannity and Rove acted a bit pissy about it too.

24 posted on 01/23/2012 7:19:16 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: dragonblustar

Ah, too bad for Tokyo Rove. I’m enjoying watching him blow a gasket on a nightly basis.

Go Newt! Go Thompson!


25 posted on 01/23/2012 7:28:20 PM PST by Mr Fuji
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To: LonePalm

Still got my FDT08 hat. Looks like the stars (npi) are starting to align ...


26 posted on 01/23/2012 7:29:10 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Limbaugh: Tim Tebow miracle: "He had atheists praying to God that he would lose.")
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To: LonePalm

27 posted on 01/23/2012 7:33:26 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Rebelbase

Funny!


28 posted on 01/23/2012 7:38:20 PM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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KA-Hool! (don’t stop the presses)


29 posted on 01/23/2012 7:40:09 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: LonePalm

Excellent! Always liked Fred.

I just watched a couple of Arthur Branch L&Os, too.


30 posted on 01/23/2012 7:40:18 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Aria; Jim Robinson; onyx
FRED THOMPSON says... we’re in worse trouble than everyone is admitting and we really are in need of someone who can articulate for the public what we need to do about the mess we’re facing......I agree...just like CHURCHILL'S words meant so much in WWII --- NEWT has the same ability.

Very nice stringing these three together on this day Thompson endorsed NEWT.....very nice indeed and makes a bold and direct statement of just what we need more of.

31 posted on 01/23/2012 7:42:24 PM PST by caww
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To: Rebelbase; Billthedrill
> ...his wife's levitating in public...

Sure she's not a mermaid???

(Lord, Jeri is one pretty lady....)

32 posted on 01/23/2012 7:43:46 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: caww

Woo hoo!!

Thank you very much, Fred Thompson!!

Go, Newt!!

Rebellion is ON!!


33 posted on 01/23/2012 7:45:27 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: Jim Robinson; FReepers
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Obama is such a weak president
that he makes Jimmy Carter look strong.

34 posted on 01/23/2012 7:49:57 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: LonePalm; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; musicman; Lady Jag; The Cajun; ...
Fred Thompson endorses Newt Gingrich

Ping!

35 posted on 01/23/2012 7:54:22 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: LonePalm

bump!


36 posted on 01/23/2012 7:56:29 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: narses

Woo hoo! I love Fred.


37 posted on 01/23/2012 7:57:37 PM PST by TJA
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To: caww

Gee..thanks!


38 posted on 01/23/2012 7:59:09 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: kalee; TitansAFC; onyx; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; Gator113; ...

Ping!


39 posted on 01/23/2012 8:00:40 PM PST by TitansAFC (Next time, GOP Establishment, back someone who isn't totally despised by the grassroots!)
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To: lonevoice

Good endorsement! Go Newt!


40 posted on 01/23/2012 8:01:40 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: LonePalm

Excellent news.


41 posted on 01/23/2012 8:04:21 PM PST by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: All

Thompson-If only he had more energy and less of that throat clearing thing....


42 posted on 01/23/2012 8:06:31 PM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: All

Thompson-If only he had more energy and less of that throat clearing thing....


43 posted on 01/23/2012 8:06:56 PM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: Kaslin
He was my second choice in 2008

I voted for Fred in the 2008 Tx primary even though he had withdrawn from the race by then.

44 posted on 01/23/2012 8:08:59 PM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (Never mind.)
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To: LonePalm

Good man and I expected him to endorse Newt.


45 posted on 01/23/2012 8:09:42 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Raycpa

Jim’s still looking for a job and his return to the Post Office isn’t looking good.


46 posted on 01/23/2012 8:10:55 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Rebelbase

It would appear she’d just had helium implants.


47 posted on 01/23/2012 8:11:57 PM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: Rebelbase
his wife's levitating in public causes me concern..

That's why she wears those buoys, to keep her from floating away.

48 posted on 01/23/2012 8:14:05 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: LonePalm

Thank you, Fred........


49 posted on 01/23/2012 8:14:49 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO.....!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

LOL. I remember LOVING that graphic in ‘08.

Ah, Fred. What might have been!


50 posted on 01/23/2012 8:18:39 PM PST by pogo101
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