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LT. Governor Ron Ramsey stands by Sept. 11 tweet
WJHL-TV ^ | September 12, 2013

Posted on 09/12/2013 9:06:50 AM PDT by don-o

Thursday, Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey is standing by his September 11th tweet that has drawn criticism from other lawmakers, including Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron.

Here is what Ramsey tweeted on September 11th: "As the president attempts to ally with Al-Qaeda in Syria's civil war, we must always remember who attacked us on our soil 12 years ago."

This is what Ramsey said Thursday about that controversial tweet: "Every September 11 since that tragic Tuesday in 2001 has been a day of remembrance. We remember those who died, those who served and those who carry on. But we must also remember those who attacked us and why. The Syrian rebels connections to Al-Qaeda are well-established and well-known. I am proud to stand with leaders like Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Rand Paul against coming to the aid of our enemies, enemies who continue to hate our country from afar as they kill Christians in their own country."


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
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Republican in Nashville refusing to back down.
1 posted on 09/12/2013 9:06:50 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Confidential to Ron Ramsey, I am pressing the “like button” like crazy!


2 posted on 09/12/2013 9:08:37 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: don-o

He must not waiver.

If he equivocates just a tiny bit, the sharks will smell blood in the water and he will be undone by BOTH sides.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 9:09:23 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: don-o
Do not back down, do not apologize.

4 posted on 09/12/2013 9:09:38 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: don-o

Couldn’t have said it better.

Hope he doesn’t cave to the liberal media pressure


5 posted on 09/12/2013 9:11:21 AM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: don-o
Republican in Nashville refusing to back down.

While it is refreshing to see, I suspect the NSA is working on that.

6 posted on 09/12/2013 9:11:57 AM PDT by Mark17 (Mark Levin: Barack Obama is a human wrecking ball)
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To: don-o

It will be a win for him if he sticks to his guns.
It is when spineless ‘Pubbies start apologizing that they get gutted; Democrats and the Media - they can smell fear and wishy-washyness.


7 posted on 09/12/2013 9:14:28 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: don-o

Finally, a poli with some guts.


8 posted on 09/12/2013 9:15:46 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: don-o

Don’t back down! Don’t apologize for telling the truth!


9 posted on 09/12/2013 9:15:52 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: NonValueAdded

And i am pressing the like button on your post!


10 posted on 09/12/2013 9:16:53 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: don-o
Watch for Knoxnews.com to do an Editorial against the comments. I hear the on-line site has turned into a Democratic Party echo chamber recently LOL. Who's going to pay to listen to liberal biased news and propaganda? Not Me!
11 posted on 09/12/2013 9:17:28 AM 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: latina4dubya; All

Ramsey is the first Republican governor ever in the state of Tennessee

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lieutenant_governors_of_Tennessee


12 posted on 09/12/2013 9:19:16 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

That is a righteous tweet


13 posted on 09/12/2013 9:20:59 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: don-o
LT. Governor Ron Ramsey stands by Sept. 11 tweet

I strongly approve this message.
14 posted on 09/12/2013 9:21:08 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian *born again believer in Jesus Christ* Black Man!)
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To: cva66snipe

Knox News Sentinel just took their UT football news to a pay portal. Be interesting to see how THAT plays out. The university itself has really ramped up its own media package available to fans and most “sports journalism” is simply opinion pieces.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 9:23:02 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

He’s correct.


16 posted on 09/12/2013 9:23:03 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: don-o

Damn...a republican who is not afraid of telling the truth....what’ll they think of next!!!!!


17 posted on 09/12/2013 9:24:39 AM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: don-o
... most “sports journalism” is simply opinion pieces.

The sports loudmouth know-it-alls have just moved from the neighborhood bar into the "newsroom". In the case of ESPN, we are stuck with Connecticut know-it-alls who know little and care less about "fly-over-country".

(apologies to all you decent people in CT.)

18 posted on 09/12/2013 9:30:23 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: ontap

By Email
lt.gov.ron.ramsey@capitol.tn.gov

By Phone
615.741.4524 or Toll-Free at 800.449.8366 x14524

By Fax
615.253.0197


19 posted on 09/12/2013 9:30:30 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: BwanaNdege

Nailed. It.

Back on topic: I posted Ron’s contact info. Let him feel some love.


20 posted on 09/12/2013 9:32:14 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”-George Orwell


21 posted on 09/12/2013 9:35:43 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: don-o

I have experienced a great deal of this lately in my own life and was vexed and perplexed at first to observe people’s reactions when i spoke the truth.
It troubled me immensely until i read what the Bible has to say on the subject:

1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we are
deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not
in us.

Undoubtedly, there are many more examples referencing light vs dark and how evil depends on and thrives in darkness but i choose that verse for brevity.
I also really liked what Churchill had to say as well. Though not as important as the good book, the man was a master with words and a profound orator:

The truth is incontrovertible.
Malice may attack it, ignorance
may deride it, but in the end,
there it is.
Winston Churchill

Should Ron Ramsey back off, it will be a real shame. Far too many people sprint from the TRUTH like Usain Bolt leaving the starting block and we live in times where half of our fellow “citizens” prefer to hide in Satans evil shadow.


22 posted on 09/12/2013 9:39:38 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: JerseyDvl

Spot on. It would be awesome if FReepers used the contact info in post 19 to encourage him to stand strong.


23 posted on 09/12/2013 9:42:46 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: TurboZamboni

One of my favorite quotes as well and i use it often. I almost referenced it myself in the post that followed yours. Godspeed.
JD


24 posted on 09/12/2013 9:43:50 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: don-o

Thanks for pointing that post out, i missed it while writing. I will Definitely be reaching out to the Lt. Governor to voice my support and urge him to stay strong and find comfort in being one who does not turn back towards the darkness in favor of the light of truth.


25 posted on 09/12/2013 9:53:11 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: don-o
Knox News Sentinel just took their UT football news to a pay portal. Be interesting to see how THAT plays out. The university itself has really ramped up its own media package available to fans and most “sports journalism” is simply opinion pieces.

They made all the on-line news pay portal. They were getting a lot of hits due to readers linking to them and using the comments section. Some comments were in the 400-500 range. Now they're down to usually 1-3 comments. KNS backs Alexander and Corker in their Obama enabling as well. You can look for them to get behind Alexander in the Primaries unless the DEMs actually run strong opposition which I don't think will happen.

I'm not paying money for on-line or home delivery subscription of a news paper that is as liberal biased as they have become under current management. I think they left the Obits still free that's about it.

I hope Ramsey doesn't back down because the newspapers in Knoxville, Nashville, and Memphis will likely go after him on this.

26 posted on 09/12/2013 9:55:17 AM 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: cva66snipe

BUMP

I bet their readership online has totally collapsed.

how sad. lol


27 posted on 09/12/2013 9:56:28 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: don-o

Excellent!
Wow.. Another Republican who doesn’t back down from the rats and their newsrooms; another Republican who is not a coward.
How refreshing!


28 posted on 09/12/2013 9:57:21 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: GeronL
I bet their readership online has totally collapsed. how sad. lol

The Editior has strong ties to the Denver area. That explains a lot doesn't it? LOL East Tennessee isn't Liberal Denver. East Tennessee is the Strong Conservative third of the state.

29 posted on 09/12/2013 10:03:48 AM 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: don-o

ATTABOY!!!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 09/12/2013 10:05:08 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: cva66snipe

The time for the rags to bite the dust is coming quickly.

I think a real conservative national paper could have 10 million subscribers, but it won’t ever be created of course. The system won’t even allow a conservative TV channel even thought we get Chinese commie TV and Muslim channels.


31 posted on 09/12/2013 10:07:22 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Back in the late 1990’s Paul Weyrich had a Conservative TV Network up and running called National Empowerment Television or NET. This was about the time Trent Lott was SML. Weyrich went after him and others in both parties hot and heavy LOL. The RINO’s gained programing control and changed the name to America’s Voice before it was finally shut down. Ironically Bob Beckel was one of the persons on America’s Voice. Look where he is now. Fox News.


32 posted on 09/12/2013 10:24:11 AM 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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