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FLETCHER TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR - MCCONNELL AIDE WILL BE HIS RUNNING MATE
The Lexington Herald-Leader Online ^ | Posted on Tue, Dec. 03, 2002 | By Jack Brammer

Posted on 12/03/2002 8:45:10 AM PST by CreekerFreeper

FRANKFORT - U.S. Rep. Ernie Fletcher of Lexington officially launched his campaign for governor yesterday and tapped Hunter Bates, an aide to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, to be his running mate in next year's Republican primary election.

The move signaled a potentially heated Republican primary next spring, and disappointed state Rep. Steve Nunn, a Glasgow Republican who also plans to run for governor.

Nunn said McConnell had told him he would remain neutral in the GOP primary, but Fletcher's selection of Bates "gives the appearance that McConnell is right in the middle of all this, and it's contrary to what he has said at least twice to me."

McConnell issued a brief statement but did not mention what role, if any, he had in the selection.

"Hunter Bates is the leader of the next generation of Kentucky Republicans. I commend Congressman Fletcher on his choice," the statement said.

Fletcher insisted yesterday at a news conference in the state Capitol that Bates' selection was his decision, not McConnell's. He said he had appointed an informal committee to come up with prospective running mates and that Bates' name was among four or five finalists. Fletcher declined to name members of the selection committee or other finalists on his list.

Fletcher said he chose Bates, 35, because of his knowledge of government and his intellect. He had been touted by McConnell shortly after the Nov. 5 election as a candidate for the 4th Congressional District in Northern Kentucky in 2004.

Fletcher and Bates also traveled to Northern Kentucky and Campbellsville University yesterday to announce their team. They are to be in Owensboro, Paducah, Bowling Green and Somerset today, with a rally ending the day in Williamsburg.

Fletcher said he and Bates will tell Kentuckians that it's time for a change after 31 years of Democratic control of the governor's office. Louie Nunn, father of Steve Nunn, was Kentucky's last Republican governor.

Steve Nunn said he might announce his running mate next week. He said he is considering four prospects. He identified three of them -- state Reps. Bob Heleringer of Louisville, Lonnie Napier of Lancaster and Jon Draud of Crestview Hills.

Jefferson County Judge-Executive Rebecca Jackson, who also has formed an exploratory committee for governor in the GOP primary, had little to say about Fletcher, Bates and McConnell. "I'm running for governor, and only the senator knows what he is going to do," she said.

Other Republicans considering running for governor are state Sen. Virgil Moore of Leitchfield, former Pulaski County school Superintendent Bert Minton, actor and director Sonny Landham, and retired Army four-star general John G. Coburn.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: 2003elections; erniefletcher; governor; hunterbates; kentucky; mcconnell; republican; statepolitics
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Well, McConnell's little trick has already resulted in hard-feelings, from both Nunn and Jackson. I hope everyone will call the good Senator and thank him for setting by the KY GOP by lying to the candidates about remaining neutral.

This is absurd and sickening...

1 posted on 12/03/2002 8:45:11 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: AFMobster; anoldafvet; Apache48; aposiopetic; April19; asformeandformyhouse; Ask_Y_First; auggy; ...
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2 posted on 12/03/2002 8:45:54 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper
Isn't this the same as the other Fletcher thread ??
3 posted on 12/03/2002 11:19:38 AM PST by RonPaulLives
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To: CreekerFreeper
This is absurd and sickening...

Tell us how you REALLY feel.

Seriously, the objective is to win the Governorship. The selection of Hunter Bates as running mate for Dr. Fletcher appears to be a good move. Mr. Bates will appeal to the younger voters. Plus Hunter Bates is apparently a bright guy, has demonstrated his willingness to work hard and is from a small Kentucky town.

Mt guess is we'll get down to a race between Fletcher/Bates on the Republican side verses Ben Chandler (D) plus his running mate. This promises to be quite a battle IMO.

4 posted on 12/03/2002 11:29:47 AM PST by toddst
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To: toddst
Yes, Bates is from Williamsburg, but he's lived out of Kentucky for some time. Went to Harvard and has the belt-way mentality. He is inexperienced and that means more than anything. Plus, he'll be a puppet of McConnell just like Fletcher.

I'm not walking in lock-step with the McConnell Youth Movement. It's borderline fascism, the way they buy in to the cult of personality--which is ironic considering McConnell is milquetoast.

5 posted on 12/03/2002 11:55:28 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: RonPaulLives
No, the other thread was simply a posting from information I'd received word of mouth. This posting was from the Lexington Herald-Leader, which included comments from the other candidates about McConnell's meddling in the Governor's race.

The rank and file conservatives need to voice their disapproval at McConnell's meddling.

6 posted on 12/03/2002 11:57:07 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper; the irate magistrate
The Irate Magistrate called to say that he just left his visit with a popular Kentucky Senator at Rumpp Arena and will be home soon. Apparently, there was a lot of interesting political happenings down there -- which he will report on shortly.
7 posted on 12/03/2002 6:50:51 PM PST by Doug Fiedor
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To: toddst
If those RINOs win the primary, Chandler will win the general election hands down.

Give the public a choice between a liberal RINO and a liberal Dem, they will choose the real socialists, that being the Democrats.

8 posted on 12/03/2002 8:20:31 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: Doug Fiedor
Great, can't wait to hear what the talk is...will keep online till I hear.
9 posted on 12/03/2002 8:55:53 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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Chandler, Owen Hold Campaign Kickoff

Attorney General Ben Chandler and Louisville businessman Charlie Owen, who figured to be rivals in the Democratic primary for governor, instead became running mates Tuesday.

Chandler leads the slate as the candidate for governor. Owen is running for lieutenant governor. They are the first to officially enter the Democratic primary, and they began the campaign at a rousing rally in Versailles, Chandler's hometown, Tuesday night.

Owen, a multimillionaire who was perceived by many as being able to self-finance a campaign, said he agreed to accept a lower spot on a slate with Chandler in order to unite a significant segment of the Democratic Party. Asked whether he was committed to spending a full, four-year term as lieutenant governor or if he might run for U.S. Senate in 2004, Owen said talk of a possible Senate campaign was "really raw speculation. ... I am totally concentrated on the office of lieutenant governor."

In the speech launching his campaign, Chandler made no specific promises and worked his way carefully around some sticky issues, such as the sudden possibility of an unbalanced state budget as revenues decline. "I will not rely on higher taxes to address Kentucky's needs," Chandler told his audience. When asked by reporters if he was making the pledge against higher taxes, Chandler said only that he was "not interested in raising any taxes, and we'll just leave it at that." "We'll talk about specifics of a lot of things as the campaign gets going," he said.

Chandler, 43, is the grandson and namesake of Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, who was elected governor in 1935 and 1955. In between, the elder Chandler was a U.S. senator and commissioner of baseball. Ben Chandler has himself won three statewide elections, beginning with a campaign for state auditor in 1991. He is nearing the end of his second term as attorney general and cannot run for a third.

House Speaker Jody Richards of Bowling Green is scheduled to enter the primary on Thursday. A third candidate, Lt. Gov. Steve Henry, is expected to file in about two weeks. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Ernie Fletcher of Lexington became the first Republican to officially enter the race. His running mate is Hunter Bates, who was chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and also managed McConnell's recent re-election campaign.

10 posted on 12/03/2002 9:41:50 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: the irate magistrate; don bell; Doug Fiedor
I like Virgil Moore for Governor.
11 posted on 12/03/2002 9:46:39 PM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: CreekerFreeper
Go crawl back under your dimocrap creek rock. Republicans and the people of KY don't need your sour grapes grump campapign.

Fletcher might not be my first choice, but you nor I can come up with anything that would make him bad for KY. Without demonstrated negatives, not personal dislike, I will back him. He is head and shoulders above the contemptous, corrupted crap the Dims will front so stifle your Goreish, Daschell inspired whining Democrat rant.

12 posted on 12/04/2002 2:16:06 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: CreekerFreeper; SLB
PING
13 posted on 12/04/2002 3:51:03 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan
Any word on Rebecca Jackson running for the house in Frankfort? IMHO it is a tossup between her and Fletcher. She has a good base in Jefferson County but what about the rest of the state? I guess that was said about Mitch the first time he ran for the senate and he has come on stronger every time he runs.
14 posted on 12/04/2002 4:06:31 AM PST by SLB
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To: the irate magistrate
If those RINOs win the primary, Chandler will win the general election hands down.

Given the Patton mess and the Dems not pressuring him to resign, I'm not so sure Fletcher/Bates can't win over Ben Chandler. Chandler is a personally attractive candidate with "the name" but everyone knows it will be old-line Democrat politics as usual from the Governor's office if Chandler wins. I believe Kentucky is ready for a Republican Governor.

15 posted on 12/04/2002 4:54:29 AM PST by toddst
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To: Lion Den Dan
I like independent thought and Fletcher doesn't have that. McConnell will be the puppeter and he and little Hunter Bates will be the puppets.

Maybe they'll get some of those Red Chinese corporations McConnell got all that money from (John Huang, etc.) and save us from ourselves.

This is one conservative who'll just as soon pass on that offer.

McConnell sucks and so does Fletcher and Master Bates.

16 posted on 12/04/2002 6:38:48 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper
Joel Petts' cartoon says it all about McConnell's meddling:

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/heraldleader/news/opinion/4657579.htm
17 posted on 12/04/2002 7:18:26 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper

18 posted on 12/04/2002 7:20:29 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: Lion Den Dan; CreekerFreeper; Fred Mertz; pocat
Dan,

You need to meet Sen Virgil Moore if you are a constitutionalist at heart.

If just any Republican with a (R) behind his name will do; then, the Weasel's hand-picked candidate, Fletcher should suffice I guess.

But, most all of what C F says is true.

You met Don Bell one afternoon in 2000. He will agree. So will Pocat.

19 posted on 12/04/2002 9:38:48 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: toddst; RonPaulLives; CreekerFreeper; SLB; Lion Den Dan; Fred Mertz; Doug Fiedor
Is this the man you want to run Kentucky from the governor's mansion?

A man that appears totally clueless or worse, contemptable toward liberty.

A man that is a proven taxer and big spender. That is no less a Stepford son to the Weasel.

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Check this out..

On June 5, 2002 Congressman Ernie Fletcher voted YES on S.1372 (Roll Call 210). This legislation provides $100 Billion in international trade assistance. In recent years, this bank has been used to build up Communist China at the expense of American jobs. As the New York Times on September 1st reported:" Export-Import policies in recent years have had the perverse effect of sending American jobs, rather than goods and services, overseas...."

On June 27th, by a vote of 215 to 214 (Roll Call 279), Mr. Fletcher was the deciding vote to pass S. 2578, which increased the public debt limit by $450 Billion for a new ceiling of $6.4 Trillion on the National Debt. Instead of raising the legal limit on what the federal government may borrow, Congress should cut spending.

Congressman Fletcher voted YES on H.R. 5093 on July 17th (Roll Call 318). This is a bill that awards $126 million for the National Endowment for the Arts and also gives $131 million to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

On July 26th (Roll Call 367), Ernie Fletcher voted YES on H.R. 5005 (Homeland Security). This legislation is a GIANT step toward integrating federal, state, and local law enforcement under federal supervision which is an indication of a coming Police State. The Bush Administration's "National Strategy for Homeland Security" states: "The homeland security community will view the federal, state, and local governments as one entity..."

On July 27th Mr. Fletcher voted YES on H.R. 3009 (Roll Call 370). This legislation that was passed by the House of Representatives by a vote of 215 to 212 is known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA); it is unconstitutional and it will cost many Americans their jobs. President Bush has made it clear that he intends to use TPA to complete negotiations on the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) by early 2005. The FTAA could be modeled after the EU, but it is designed to evolve toward a full-blown regional government at a greatly accelerated pace.

And Congressman Fletcher voted YES on the War Authorization Against Iraq. (H.J. Resolution 114 passed on October 10th (Roll Call 455). The main thrust of this joint resolution is that the President is authorized to use the Armed Forces of the United States to "strictly enforce through the United Nations Security Council all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq." That is, the purpose of the resolution is to enforce United Nations Security Council dictates.

20 posted on 12/04/2002 9:58:23 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: the irate magistrate
Thanks, Iman.
21 posted on 12/04/2002 10:00:25 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: the irate magistrate; Fred Mertz; logos; SLB; CreekerFreeper
Good grief !!

What was his record last year?

22 posted on 12/04/2002 10:03:27 PM PST by don bell
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To: don bell
I will get more details from our friends at the dump.
23 posted on 12/04/2002 10:08:21 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: CreekerFreeper
Anything for the cause my friend.
24 posted on 12/04/2002 10:09:11 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: don bell
We need to put the word out on Fletcher's anti-Kentucky, liberal voting record.

Fact is he only served 1 two-year term and introduced only three bills...I don't any of them passed.

Let's see: Be a doctor, be an engineer, be a minister, be a soldier, be state representative, be Congressman...now he wants to be Governor. Good Grief!?!?! What's his plan. Do nothing productive, just accumulate a bunch of titles and honors. This sounds more like grade school than serious politics.
25 posted on 12/04/2002 10:10:55 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper
just as I said, "a Stepford son".
26 posted on 12/04/2002 10:17:36 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: Doug Fiedor; CreekerFreeper; Fred Mertz; SLB; logos; RonPaulLives; Republican Wildcat
Sorry about the late report.

Senator Moore and I were having a sample of Kentucky's finest corn squeezins' at the lobby bar of the Hyatt Lexington while awaiting the start of the UK/High Point game last night.

I am in total amazement at the number of people that stopped by to say hello to one of Kentucky's most popular state senators, most who are acquainted with him on a first name basis.

These well-wishers come to Kentucky games from every corner of the state:

So, Virgil was greeting a County Attorney from Northern Kentucky as well as a successful Western Ky farmer. He seemed to have many friends right there in Central Ky as well as the good basketball fans from the mountain counties.

Some retired soldiers came by to greet the decorated Viet Nam vet and retired Army officer, Virgil Moore.

A high point of the evening with the Senator Virgil Moore came when a distinguished and pronounced southern drawl of greeting came over droaning hum of the lobby crowd.

When I turned to see, it was from the old former 1970's Governor Julian Carroll that has been a friend of Virgil's for many years.

This seems to be the way of the liberty-minded Virgil Moore. He already knows and is trusted by the people of Kentucky.

This pattern goes on if he is attending a local pig roast or, a big event like the Kentucky State Fair or the Kentucky Derby.

Please click on the campaign page link to photos that FReeper RonPaulLives provided earlier on this thread, to get a sample of Virgil's warm nature towards people.

27 posted on 12/04/2002 11:32:30 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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Virgil is a fine man, unlike the Weasel. Here is what the McConnell cult is good for...contributions from John Huang (1996 poster boy for Communist China)

HUANG, JOHN MR
8/17/89 $1,000.00
GLENDALE, CA 91207
BANK CENTRAL ASIA -[Contribution]
MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE '96

http://www.tray.com/cgi-win/x_allindiv.exe

You'll see several reimbursements by others candidates, but not McConnell...Huang also gave money to Harvey Sloan in that same election...It's all about the money for McConnell's crew, that includes Ernie Fletcher.

The people of Kentucky need to know the truth.
28 posted on 12/04/2002 11:49:14 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: CreekerFreeper
HERE IS THE OTHER OPERATIVE FOR COMMUNIST CHINA...CAN ANYBODY SAY BUDDHIST TEMPLE?

HSIA, MARIA L MRS
8/17/89 $1,000.00
LOS ANGELES, CA 90010
HOWARD HOM AND ASSOC -[Contribution]
MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE '96
http://www.tray.com/cgi-win/x_allindiv.exe
29 posted on 12/04/2002 11:52:05 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: the irate magistrate
This seems to be the way of the liberty-minded Virgil Moore. He already knows and is trusted by the people of Kentucky.

Has he decided to run? I can help out from Northern Kentucky.

30 posted on 12/05/2002 12:12:18 AM PST by Dianna
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To: don bell
Are you REALLY Don Bell? I voted for you a couple of years ago. :)
31 posted on 12/05/2002 12:14:39 AM PST by Dianna
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To: the irate magistrate
We are acquainted with Virgil and hold him in high regard. Personally would prefer him or Jackson in the mansion. However, If the party gives the nod to Fletcher, then I will support him. It is not just any name with a (R) behind it.

CF is on some kind of personal vendetta and personally, he is rather tiresome. The more I hear from him the more he whines like a Dem.

32 posted on 12/05/2002 2:09:37 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan
Not whining, just presenting the evidence that Fletcher/Bates are RINOs. Why would you vote for someone who is a mere puppet and not an independent thinker. I prefer independent thinkers hands down. Fletcher has not proven himself one iota to be an independent thinker. And, Bates' appointment proves it.

If you think that discussion and argument about the merits of a candidate are not worthwhile and are nothing but personal vendettas or whining, then I suggest to go somewhere else. I'm not going to waste my time with you.

But, if you want to be enlightened about the McConnell faction (cult of personality) within the Republican Party, then go to this link below. I for one will not support candidates, like McConnell, Fletcher and Bates who support the sellout of this country and our values for the sake of campaign cash. If you don't like it, stick it, friend.

Check this link out:

"McConnell's Red China Connection"
http://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a3a6609be0496.htm
33 posted on 12/05/2002 7:45:06 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: AFMobster; anoldafvet; Apache48; aposiopetic; April19; asformeandformyhouse; Ask_Y_First; auggy; ...
Here's another one"

'The Real Elaine Chao'
http://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a3b53ca2e4c5d.htm
34 posted on 12/05/2002 7:53:00 AM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: Dianna
Absolutely, count on it Dianna.

I'll be in touch soon.

35 posted on 12/05/2002 10:26:51 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: Dianna
You are right, Dianna.

I helped run his campaign.

36 posted on 12/05/2002 10:30:15 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: CreekerFreeper; Lion Den Dan
You guys calm down.

You're both good men.

We have a lot to do for the cause of liberty.

I will be calling on you soon.

We'll find another case at another time, for lively debate.

For now, let's try to keep cool and stay friends. Not one good Kentuckian can be spared, if he's on our side.

OK ?

37 posted on 12/05/2002 10:38:33 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: Lion Den Dan
thanks
38 posted on 12/05/2002 9:30:11 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: SLB; Lion Den Dan; toddst; Dianna; CreekerFreeper
SLB,

Since you mentioned Rebecca Jackson.... She is a very likeable lady personally. BUT,.......

Do you know Rebecca's pro-choice stance?

Her anti-property rights positions?

Do you know about her anti-gun anti-CCW policies?

How about all of the taxing and spending of the Jefferson County fiscal court which she has led?

Did you know that she consistantly obstructed Senator Dan Seum, Sen Katie Stein, Sen Julie Denton and Sen Virgil Moore's efforts to rid Jefferson County of the dispicable VET auto emmissions testing? (They were successful in the end I may add.)

Do you know that she has turned her back on all but the most liberal of GOP candidates in this state? Ask Don Bell how she treated him in 2000?

39 posted on 12/06/2002 11:00:17 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: Fred Mertz; pocat; logos; Chancellor Palpatine; don bell
heads up !!
40 posted on 12/06/2002 11:07:41 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: the irate magistrate
You need to give me a buzz one of these days and get me back up to speed on Kentucky politics. Thanks.
41 posted on 12/06/2002 11:16:13 AM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: Fred Mertz
I will call you soon.
42 posted on 12/06/2002 11:20:41 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: the irate magistrate; CreekerFreeper
Ok, Irate, Creeker, The two of you have mega reasons to oppose Jackson and Fletcher. Who do you support?
43 posted on 12/06/2002 6:40:59 PM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan
I will be supporting Steve Nunn. An independent voice for Kentucky Republicans.
44 posted on 12/06/2002 7:34:10 PM PST by CreekerFreeper
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To: Lion Den Dan; CreekerFreeper; SLB; Fred Mertz; RonPaulLives; logos; don bell; Dianna
I was in attendance tonight in Boone County at a large Christmas party and dinner with 220+ people.

Steve and Traci Nunn was there with us.

Senator Virgil Moore and his wife Sharon sat at my table along with a few others in the campaign.

I am leading the charge right now for Senator Moore's candidacy for governor as his state coordinator; since he is the only liberty oriented and, the most credentialed of all the candidates.

We are good friends with the Nunns so, we would tend to follow them if in fact Steve wins the primary; or, for some reason Virgil drops out of the race.

45 posted on 12/06/2002 10:43:24 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: CreekerFreeper; Fred Mertz; Doug Fiedor; Lion Den Dan; SLB
The venerable old GOP Ky governor of the 1960s, Louie B Nunn was at the dinner tonight and gave a stem-winder of a speech to a standing ovation.

He scalded the h^)) out of McConnell for his antics without mentioning his name.

Louie Nunn said, "over the last 50 years any and every 'hand picked' candidate has gotten his head handed to him in past elections.

The speech was so good, I wish I had taken a recorder to the dinner.

I later found out that Virgil and Steve both had spoken to Louie and expressed there concerns over the McConnell's meddling.

Fletcher did not attend because he knew he would not be given an exclusive to speak. Bates did attend, however.

Kentucky US Senator, Jim Bunning also spoke and made it abundantly clear that he would not choose sides and would not do "any meddling" in the governor's campaign.

I guess that was strong enough for me.

Those two speeches were better than I could have hoped for in reference to the governor's race.

46 posted on 12/06/2002 11:01:32 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: the irate magistrate
Thanks for the updates, t.i.m. I need to meet some of these candidates sometime in the future. Virgil is closest to where I live.
47 posted on 12/07/2002 8:14:18 AM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: the irate magistrate
Thanks for the e-mail, sir. What dinner did you attend last night? Was it a Boone County GOP Christmas Party? If I knew in advance, I could have tried to make it, since I am in Northern Kentucky this weekend.

I was interested in your words about Rebecca Jackson and "pro-choice." She belongs to the same church as I, and I have always known her to be 100% pro-life. However, as you say, she is not on our side with the property rights and gun issues.

I will definitely do what I can to help with Virgil Moore's campaign. He is the utmost candidate, IMHO, for governor, and shows the most liberty-mindedness and class overall. Beyond Senator Moore, I don't know who I would support. I think that, prior to his announcement of Bates as Lt. Gov. candidate, Ernie Fletcher might have gotten consideration from me. But that choice of a running mate is disappointing, and makes a Kentuckian dream for yesteryear, when one could vote individually for the two top positions. Steve Nunn would probably be my second choice, dependent upon who his running mate might be.

48 posted on 12/07/2002 12:53:55 PM PST by RonPaulLives
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To: RonPaulLives; Fred Mertz; pocat; SLB; Lion Den Dan
bump this again
49 posted on 01/03/2003 11:10:18 PM PST by the irate magistrate
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To: RonPaulLives; Fred Mertz; upchuck
Thanks for attending TBK yesterday, RPL!

I'm glad we had four FReepers there.

Upchuck and strick68 might be with us the next time.

We'll see you at 4:30pm on the 15th for strick's "FReep the peaceniks" at the courthouse.

50 posted on 01/12/2003 8:52:34 AM PST by the irate magistrate
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