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  • Fred Thompson Stars in Ad for Conservative House Candidate

    10/28/2009 12:00:43 AM PDT · by kingattax · 19 replies · 1,329+ views
    CBSNews.com ^ | October 27, 2009 | Stephanie Condon
    Fred Thompson, the former senator and candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, is upping the ante in the inner Republican party battle over the special election in New York's 23rd congressional district by starring in an ad for Doug Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate. Thompson, who first endorsed Hoffman last month, has recently been joined by Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in endorsing him over the Republican Party nominee, Republican State Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava. The election, which happens a week from today, is being held up as a case study of the current conflict...
  • Fred Thompson: 'Send Washington A Message' By Voting Hoffman

    10/27/2009 9:00:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies · 1,322+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/27/2009 | Elizabeth Benjamin
    Former US senator, 2008 presidential contender and "Law & Order" star Fred Thompson stars in a new TV ad for NY-23 candidate Doug Hoffman in which he urges voters to "send a message to Washington" by voting for the Conservative nominee. Thompson, who was among the first national pols to endorse Hoffman, has a history with the New York Conservative Party. In January 2008, state Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long called Thompson his "favorite candidate" and hinted at an early endorsement. This was a snub to the hometown GOP contender, Rudy Giuliani, which isn't so surprising, since Long and the...
  • Fred Thompson's new ad for Doug Hoffman in NY-23

    10/27/2009 5:37:30 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 8 replies · 892+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | October 27, 2009 | Bill Dupray
    Ol' Fred, along with a long list of real-deal Conservatives, including Sarah Palin, has previously endorsed Doug Hoffman. Now Thompson is putting his mouth where his money is. And despite the fact that the NRCC is throwing $200,000.00 - $300,0000.00 at this race to get Dede Scozzafava elected, Hoffman has has own haul of cash.
  • The New York 23 Race - Fred Thompson vs. Michael Steele

    10/21/2009 3:04:48 AM PDT · by iowamark · 20 replies · 1,175+ views
    Jawa Report ^ | 10/19/2009 | Ragnar Danneskjold
    RedState, Michelle Malkin and many others have been doing outstanding work covering the race in New York's 23rd Congressional District. If you haven't been following it, the race in NY-23 has Fred Thompson, Club for Growth and Bill Kristol on one side, Newt Gingrich, Daily Kos and Michael Steele on another side, and Bill Clinton and Barack Obama on yet another side. In short, it's a free-for-all. Much like the earlier Toomey v. Specter fight in Pennsylvania and the ongoing Crist v. Rubio fight in Florida, the fight in New York 23 represents another hard-fought battle for the soul of...
  • Institutional Loyalty vs. Individual Loyalty (NY Special Election)

    10/19/2009 10:07:21 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 2 replies · 346+ views
    NRO Campaign Spot ^ | October 19, 2009 | Jim Geraghty
    Monday, October 19, 2009 HORSERACE, NEWT GINGRICHInstitutional Loyalty vs. Individual LoyaltyFred Thompson has endorsed Conservative party nominee Doug Hoffman over Republican Dede Scozzafava in New York's special election, and one of Fred's guys offers me some thoughts in response to my earlier post. I agree with you whole heartedly, but would add one beat to your item:  I have no problem with the RNC or NRCC backing whomever the locals have picked (I think there is a story there as to how Dede made the cut, and by the way, I'm not surprised that Hoffman, given his low key demeanor...
  • The Importance of Doug Hoffman (NY-23 special)

    10/16/2009 8:09:34 PM PDT · by iowamark · 36 replies · 2,009+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 10/15/2009 | Jeri Thompson
    So Democrats finally got a Republican to sign on to their health care bill that will saddle Americans taxpayers with more than $2.8 trillion in debt over the next 20 years... The best example of this is up in the special election to fill the House seat vacated by moderate Republican Rep. John McHugh. Republican Party bosses in upstate New York and the National Republican Congressional Committee may have thought it a good idea to put liberal state Rep. Dede Scozzafava on the Republican line. But as Politico reports, conservatives -- and even many Republicans -- aren't eating that dog...
  • Gingrich endorses Scozzafava in NY-23 race ('Future of the party')

    10/16/2009 10:34:48 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 173 replies · 5,975+ views
    The Hill ^ | Oct. 16, 2009 | Tony Romm
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) may have stepped into a political quagmire after endorsing a moderate New York Republican's special election bid. A host of GOP leaders have tried to distance themselves from the ongoing showdown between Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, a centrist Republican, and Doug Hoffman, the local Conservative Party's candidate. But Gingrich offered his perspective to the three-way contest for now-Army Secretary John McHugh's vacant seat on Friday when he became one of only a handful of conservative Republicans to openly back his party's struggling candidate. “The special election for the 23rd Congressional District is an important test...
  • Sen. Fred Thompson Shares "Four Words He Would Like to Hear from President Obama" - Video

    09/16/2009 3:00:11 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 27 replies · 1,472+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is audio / video of former Sen. Fred Thompson on his radio show today sharing several sets of "four words he would like to hear from President Obama." (Video)
  • Fred Thompson: Obama "Has a Mean Kind of Undercurrent, Partisan Kind of Approach to Things" - Audio

    09/10/2009 5:30:27 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 17 replies · 943+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 10, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is audio of Fred Thompson today talking to Byron York about President Obama's speech on Health Care, and Health Care legislation in general. York pointed out that there are 36 Republican bills that have been written on Health Care. GOP Legislators took the printed out bills to the speech last night and held them up when President Obama was speaking. Fred and York talked about how Obama has been saying Republicans have offered no alternatives to what Obama and the Democrats have proposed. York said Republicans are really put out that Obama is acting like "August never happened," referring...
  • Brian Dennehy, Fred Thompson to star in film shooting at Crossroads Village

    08/30/2009 12:48:52 AM PDT · by iowamark · 12 replies · 1,287+ views
    The Flint Journal ^ | 08/29/2009 | Elizabeth Shaw
    FLINT, Michigan -- Don't rub the stars from your eyes: you really might see award-winning actor Brian Dennehy chatting up fellow star Fred Thompson at Gillie's Coney Island in Genesee Township or Blackstone's in downtown Flint. The pair have signed on to two of the leading roles in "Alleged," a new movie on the historic Scopes Monkey Trial being shot at Crossroads Village starting Sept. 14. Dennehy will portray Clarence Darrow and Thompson will play William Jennings Bryan in an original screenplay (not a remake of the Spencer Tracy classic) about the famous courthouse battle over evolution. Names have not...
  • Who torpedoed Fred Thompson in Iowa?

    08/27/2009 10:21:54 AM PDT · by TexasGunRunner · 150 replies · 4,980+ views
    Vanity | 27 August 2009 | Question
    Back during the 2008 Iowa Cacuses, a rumor was circulated the night before that Fred Thompson was going to pull out of the race. During an interview the next day, Thompson said he knew who was behind it, but refused to discuss beyond saying it cost him "a couple of points". I understand during the election, nobody was going to admit who did it, certainly not until after November. OK, November came, went, and now the socialist-in-chief has everybody distracted, so, I ask: who did it?
  • Could and Shoulda....Where do "Fredheads" go now?

    08/24/2009 12:38:35 PM PDT · by brewferr · 67 replies · 3,221+ views
    Youtube.com ^ | 8/24/2009 | Brewferr
    So here we were in 2007 worrying about who would take the Reagan "mantle of conservatism" forward. John McCain, Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, Duncan Hunter, Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul and others were already in the race to become the next GOP nominee for president. And you know what? Conservatives were freaking out! Was this really the crop we had to choose from? None of these guys, with the exception of maybe Duncan Hunter or to an extent Ron Paul, really understood what conservatism was. Then a grassroots draft campaign was initiated to bring someone into the race that really understood...
  • Exclusive: Fred Thompson on health-care reform

    08/18/2009 2:42:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 23 replies · 1,041+ views
    hotair.com ^ | August 18, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    In a Hot Air exclusive, radio host and former Senator and presidential candidate Fred Thompson writes about the end-of-life provisions in versions of Barack Obama’s health-care reform plan. Thompson helped to tee up the “end of life counseling” issue several weeks ago, and since then been addressing the various mischaracterizations, which the left has attempted to use to do to citizens’ concerns about the health care issue what “end of life counseling” would do for some Americans. Here is the latest installment. As the Obama Administration and Democrats in Congress grow weary of the voices of opposition that arose from...
  • Exclusive: Fred Thompson on health-care reform

    08/18/2009 2:48:39 PM PDT · by fiscon1 · 5 replies · 432+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 08/18/2009 | Ed Morrissey
    In a Hot Air exclusive, radio host and former Senator and presidential candidate Fred Thompson writes about the end-of-life provisions in versions of Barack Obama’s health-care reform plan. Thompson helped to tee up the “end of life counseling” issue several weeks ago, and since then been addressing the various mischaracterizations, which the left has attempted to use to do to citizens’ concerns about the health care issue what “end of life counseling” would do for some Americans. Here is the latest installment.
  • LA's KGIL revamps its talk lineup, plays more music (& Ingraham to KFWB)

    08/18/2009 12:14:27 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 15 replies · 1,717+ views
    radio-info.com ^ | 08/18/09 | radio-info.com
    Following the departures of Talk Radio Network syndicated hosts Laura Ingraham, Michael Savage & Jerry Doyle, Mount Wilson FM-owned KGIL-AM (1260) has a new-look talk lineup. The syndicated Glenn Beck now moves into morning drive from 6am-9am, followed by Fred Thompson from 9am-11am. For now, KGIL will re-broadcast Thompson’s show from 11am-1pm, In the afternoon, it’s the syndicated Dr. Dean Edell and Larry King for one hour apiece, and Lars Larson from 3pm-5pm. KGIL will play music from 5pm to midnight. Ingraham will move to CBS-owned KFWB-AM (980). Both Doyle and Savage are currently off Los Angeles radio for now.
  • Talk Radio Campaign Frightening Seniors

    08/01/2009 7:58:30 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 58 replies · 1,985+ views
    Washington Post ^ | August 1, 2009 | Ceci Connolly
    A campaign on conservative talk radio, fueled by President Obama's calls to control exorbitant medical bills, has sparked fear among senior citizens that the health-care bill moving through Congress will lead to end-of-life "rationing" and even "euthanasia." The controversy stems from a proposal to pay physicians who counsel elderly or terminally ill patients about what medical interventions they would prefer near the end of life...But on right-leaning radio programs, religious e-mail lists and Internet blogs, the proposal has been described as "guiding you in how to die," "an ORDER from the Government to end your life," promoting "death care" and,...
  • Fred Thompson Dons the Clown Shoes as Radio Host

    07/31/2009 8:59:21 AM PDT · by skinkinthegrass · 29 replies · 1,400+ views
    nashvillescene ^ | Friday, Jul. 31 2009 @ 5:47AM | Jeff Woods
    Fred Thompson is using his radio show to sell the preposterous idea that the president and Democrats are promoting euthanasia of old people. He calls it "the dirty little secret" of the health care reform debate...Citing page 425 of the House bill, McCaughey claimed that "the Congress would make it mandatory ... that every five years, people in Medicare have a required counseling session that will tell them how to end their life sooner, how to decline nutrition, how to decline being hydrated, how to go into hospice care ... all to do what's in society's best interest ... and...
  • Ernest Borgnine, Fred Thompson, and Louise Fletcher 'Genesis Code' filming in Grand Rapids

    07/30/2009 1:56:51 AM PDT · by iowamark · 21 replies · 1,704+ views
    Grand Rapids Press ^ | 07/28/2009 | John Serba
    GRAND RAPIDS - "The Genesis Code" cast includes two Oscar winners, a one-time GOP presidential candidate and a former Ultimate Fighting Championship beltholder. The movie, currently filming in Grand Rapids and Lowell, will star Hollywood mainstay Ernest Borgnine; Louise Fletcher, best known as Nurse Ratched in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"; character actor and ex-Tennessee senator Fred Thompson, who ran for president on the Republican ticket in 2008; and Rich Franklin, a former middleweight champion mixed martial artist in the UFC. Jerry Zandstra, vice president of "Code" production company American Saga Productions, said more cast members will be announced...
  • Sen. Fred Thompson Says President Obama "Has a Big Mess on His Hands" - Video 7/24/09

    07/24/2009 4:31:28 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 5 replies · 917+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 24, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of former Sen. Fred Thompson on with Neil Cavuto this afternoon, where he talked about controversy over President Obama's comments saying the Cambridge Police "acted stupidly," as well as Obama's Government Health Care plan, and the economy in general. Thompson said Obama is having problems because "there has been an outbreak of common sense across America." In all areas, he believes Obama "has a big mess on his hands." . . . . (Watch Video)
  • VIDEO: Sen. Fred Thompson on Sotomayor, Obama, Healthcare, Second Stimulus. "Will bankrupt nation"

    07/22/2009 12:27:36 PM PDT · by WNO · 17 replies · 792+ views
    Washington News Observer ^ | July 22, 2009 | WNO
    “He [Obama] is basically taking us down a left-wing road that is going to bankrupt the nation and is going to make us weaker and less prosperous as a country.” “I don’t think she was forthright. She basically stepped back from many statements she made without acknowledging that she was stepping back. She basically said she didn’t mean what she clearly meant. I think that’s unfortunate.” “It hasn’t worked out. You can’t spend your way to prosperity. You can’t borrow your way out of debt.” Click for full video file: http://washingtonnewsobserver.com/?p=128
  • Obama Health Bill: Those on Social Security - Mandatory Counseling on Asst. Suicide

    07/17/2009 4:09:12 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 165 replies · 16,425+ views
    Fred Thompson Show ^ | July 17, 2009 | Betsy McCaughey Interview
    On Page 425 of Obama’s health care bill, the Federal Government will require EVERYONE who is on Social Security to undergo a counseling session every 5 years with the objective being that they will explain to them just how to end their own life earlier. Yes...They are going to push SUICIDE to cut medicare spending!!! And no, I am NOT SH—ing YOU! So those of you who voted for Obama have now put your own parents in dire straights...Congratulations! Also, planned denial of medical care for seniors. Click the source for audio.
  • Fred and Jeri Thompson Talk About the Consequences of Government Health Care - Video 7/15/09

    07/15/2009 8:25:01 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 2 replies · 378+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 15, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of former Sen. Fred Thompson and wife Jeri talking with Sean Hannity about the consequences of Government Health Care, should it pass the Congress. Fred Thompson believes the President and the Democrats in Congress are rushing to pass this bill because they don't want Americans to have time to really find out what is in the bill. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Video: Fred Thompson: Judicial Hearings a Waste of Time

    07/14/2009 3:31:53 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 9 replies · 770+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 7-14-09 | Fred Thompson
    July 14, 2009 Fred Thompson: Judicial Hearings a Waste of Time Former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson explains why he believes that the Senate confirmation hearings are largely a waste of time. He believes they are only used to try and get the nominees to commit gaffes.
  • Note from Fred Thompson (Sotomayor)

    07/13/2009 9:30:25 AM PDT · by envisio · 25 replies · 1,091+ views
    email-Fred08 | july, 12, 2009 | fred thompson
    ()    www.fredpac.com  info@fredpac.com    TO:                  FredPAC Supporters FROM:            Fred ThompsonIt is expected that Senators will say that they want to wait and see what Judge Sotomayor will say at her confirmation hearing before they decide how they will vote. This is understandable, I suppose, but from my experience, what a nominee says during his or her hearing, while certainly not irrelevant, is one of the least important considerations upon which they should base their vote. Nominee’s judicial and professional record, along with their public statements and reputation for integrity, are much more reliable indicators as to the kind of judge...
  • Joe Repya: Why I'm leaving the Minnesota GOP

    07/08/2009 6:55:10 AM PDT · by flattorney · 147 replies · 3,860+ views
    Twin Cities ^ | June 23, 2009 | Joe Repya
    As a military officer for 30 years, I came to recognize the necessity of good leadership. When I retired from the military in 1998, I became active politically in the Republican Party. Since that time, I've been elected to two National Republican Conventions, acted as a military spokesperson for the Bush/Cheney campaign in 2004, and served as national veterans coordinator for Fred Thompson's presidential run. In 2007, I ran for Minnesota GOP party chair as a reform candidate, and lost. Over the years I have raised tens of thousands of dollars for GOP coffers, donated many thousands of dollars to...
  • Fred Thompson Explains the Truth About the Palis

    06/23/2009 11:20:37 AM PDT · by APRPEH · 2 replies · 685+ views
    APRPEH ^ | 1 tammuz 5769/23 June 2009 | aprpeh
    Hear Fred Thompson in his "Winners and Losers" segment cheerleading for Bibi Netanyahu. Fred understands Israel's situation better than most Israelis and explains it in a way in which only, well Fred could. audio here
  • VIDEO: Fred Thompson: Obama Was "Slow" To Respond To Iran

    06/21/2009 8:27:57 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 16 replies · 1,120+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 21, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    Former Senator Fred Thompson (R) said President Obama was "slow off the mark" to respond to the situation in Iran. Thompson said Obama was "calibrated" in what he said. Former Senator Sam Nunn (D) said Obama has "condemned" an "unjust" regime. Nunn added the people have the right to be heard and Obama is supporting them. Nunn concluded that freedom and liberty is the story, not the United States.
  • Fred Thompson: Obama Gets An 'F' on First 100 Days

    05/08/2009 2:54:57 PM PDT · by pissant · 52 replies · 1,971+ views
    NEwsmax ^ | 4/29/09 | staff
    Former Senator, TV star and presidential candidate Fred Thompson gives President Barack Obama a failing grade for his performance in his first 100 days in office. In an exclusive Newsmax interview, the Tennessee Republican declared: “In the most important areas that affect our country, that is our economy and national security, I’d give him an F in both categories." See Video: Fred Thompson slams Obama's first 100 Days - Click Here Now| “Domestically he is leading us down the road to economic disaster . . . We’re going to be facing trillion-dollar deficits every year for as far as the...
  • The Ten Most Corrupt Politicans in U.S. History

    05/03/2009 11:31:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies · 3,734+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 6, 2009
    With the recent impeachment of Governer Rod Blagojevich, we thought it only fitting to take a look at politicians we found to be the most corrupt of all time. There could easily be a Top 100 most corrupt politicians list, but we chose to narrow our focus to 10. One of the people you won’t find here is Richard Nixon. Despite his well known transgressions, Nixon didn’t line his own pockets. Defining political corruption as the use of power for personal gain, this list includes only those public servants who used their office for financial profit. William Marcy "Boss" Tweed...
  • Fred Thompson Rakes in the Cash for Virginia's McDonnell

    04/28/2009 5:12:33 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 6 replies · 591+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | April 28, 2009 | Bill Dupray
    Ol' Fred is taking a 2x4 to the Dems in the Old Dominion.
  • Fred Thompson: Obama Loosed 'Dogs of War' on CIA

    04/27/2009 12:27:31 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 15 replies · 1,559+ views
    News Max ^ | April 26, 2009 | Jim Meyers
    Former Senator, TV star and presidential candidate Fred Thompson tells Newsmax that President Barack Obama is revealing his “naivete, ineptitude and arrogance” as he deals with matters of national security. The Tennessee Republican, who now hosts a radio show on Westwood One along with his wife Jeri, also said the “dogs of war have been loosed” over left-wing attempts to single out Bush-era officials for prosecution relating to the treatment of detainees.
  • Fred Thompson: Obama Loosed 'Dogs of War' on CIA

    04/26/2009 8:34:47 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 56 replies · 2,106+ views
    Former Senator, TV star and presidential candidate Fred Thompson tells Newsmax that President Barack Obama is revealing his “naivete, ineptitude and arrogance” as he deals with matters of national security. The Tennessee Republican, who now hosts a radio show on Westwood One along with his wife Jeri, also said the “dogs of war have been loosed” over left-wing attempts to single out Bush-era officials for prosecution relating to the treatment of detainees. Newsmax.TV’s Ashley Martella cited the announcement that the Defense Department is going to release many pictures showing alleged abuse by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and asked...
  • Fred Thompson Endorse Va. Sen. Ken Cuccinelli for Va. AG

    04/23/2009 10:03:42 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 4 replies · 592+ views
    Former GOP presidential candidate and United States Senator Fred Thompson announced his support this week of State Senator Ken Cuccinelli for the Republican Nomination for Attorney General of Virginia. In his endorsement, Senator Thompson said: "...one candidate stands out as the person dedicated to the First Principles on which our nation was founded. That candidate, Ken Cuccinelli, is the best choice for all citizens of Virginia to serve as the chief legal authority for the coming four years." Thompson continued: "At a time in our nation when fundamental, Constitutional rights and protections are often ignored and twisted theories are contrived...
  • Companies that favor Fred Thompson (Research)

    04/03/2009 10:36:48 AM PDT · by rjp2005 · 45 replies · 990+ views
    here ^ | today | yourstruly
    Election long since over. 2010 not too far away. Country fights for essential freedoms as ObamaHill prepares to stampede. Funding is obviously a huge area towards the next election. Of available candidates, they need to start planning now. What are some specific companies/industries/foundations whose interests would somewhat closely or closely align with Fred Thompson? Those who may favor him for funding or even representation. Defense and legal are obvious ones, but can anyone else think of some others?
  • Music: Protest From the Right Side of Country (John Rich's “Shuttin’ Detroit Down”)

    04/01/2009 8:34:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 766+ views
    The New York Times ^ | March 30, 2009 | Jon Caramanica
    There’s no screaming on the first great song of the bailout era. No audible rage. No tears. Instead, on “Shuttin’ Detroit Down,” the country star John Rich, singing evenly, sounds perfectly levelheaded, as if he’d thought through his position thoroughly and acquired the peace of the righteous: I see all these big shots whining on my evening news About how they’re losing billions and it’s up to me and you To come running to The rescue “The song is not depressing,” Mr. Rich said last week, in an interview in the rooftop bar of a hotel in Gramercy Park. “The...
  • Sen. Fred Thompson Says Obama Budget Plans Defy "Logic, Common Sense, and History" - Video 3/25/09

    03/25/2009 11:37:01 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 17 replies · 748+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 25, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Sen. Fred Thompson on CNN's American Morning today with John Roberts where he got the usual question of whether or not he wants President Obama to "fail." Fred answered it exactly right, saying he wants Obama's policies to fail if they are bad for America. Thompson gets down to brass tacks when he says that Obama's claim that through massive spending and debt he can produce prosperity simply defies "logic, common sense, and history." . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Sen. Fred Thompson Calls on GOP to Obstruct Obama Agenda - Video 3/23/09

    03/23/2009 6:09:28 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 9 replies · 772+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 23, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video today of Sen. Fred Thompson talking with Neil Cavuto about Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's $1 Trillion bad asset plan unveiled today. Cavuto and Thompson essentially say the plan today is the old Paulson plan put forward last Fall. Toward the end of the second video, Thompson also said he hopes the Republicans will seek to obstruct much of what Obama is trying to push through . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Fred Thompson On Bad Assets Plan, Geithner

    03/23/2009 5:50:49 PM PDT · by iowamark · 21 replies · 1,095+ views
    Realclearpolitics.com ^ | 03/23/2009 | Fred Thompson, Neil Cavuto
    Fred Thompson discusses Obama's $1 trillion bad assets plan and called for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to resign in an interview with Neal Cavuto of FOX News. Video at:
  • Jon Stewart Wrecked Cramer -- Did He Elect Obama?

    03/15/2009 6:51:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies · 2,952+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | March 14, 2009 | Greg Mitchell
    Before he left CNBC's Jim Cramer in the dirt, Jon Stewart had pretty much knocked CNN's "Crossfire" off the air and drawn blood from Chris Matthews and Bill Kristol, among others. But he also played a role in helping to elect Barack Obama. Mainly it was through his show's withering and wicked mockery of President Bush and Vice President Cheney for several years, and much of the same directed at John McCain and Sarah Palin (Stewart suggested that she might be "tagged and released into the wilderness"). Here are just a few of Stewart's highlights for the final year of...
  • The Fred Thompson Show

    03/12/2009 9:10:34 AM PDT · by mylife · 101 replies · 2,213+ views
    Westwood One ^ | 3/12/09 | Fred Thomkpson
    Enjoy http://www.klif.com/
  • Fred Thompson Says Obama Taking Advantage of Economic Crisis to Push Radical Agenda - Video

    03/03/2009 6:22:54 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 6 replies · 645+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Sen. Fred Thompson at a panel discussion hosted by Pajamas TV At CPAC on Saturday, February 28, 2009. Fred analyzes the current stimulus package, and says he believes President Barack Obama is trying to take advantage of the economic crisis to keep people in fear and push through his radical big government agenda. He also talks about his new radio program that began yesterday, March 2. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • "The Fred Thompson Show" - Listen Live 12:00 - 2:00 PM ET!

    03/02/2009 9:38:38 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 29 replies · 1,118+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 2, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Sen. Fred Thompson is making his new radio debut today with "The Fred Thompson Show," on Westwood One. Fred's show runs two hours a day, from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM ET live in most markets. If there is no radio station in your area carrying Fred's show, you can listen online live at this link. I supported Fred's run for President, and love to hear his common sense talk. I hate that he is on at the same time Rush Limbaugh is on, but I'm glad his voice will be heard. We'll try to provide some audio from Fred's...
  • Where Is Fred? (Vanity)

    03/02/2009 4:53:56 AM PST · by Entrepreneur · 12 replies · 726+ views
    3.02.2009 | Entrepreneur
    Liberty is punch drunk. Every day she absorbs a frenzy of body blows from the Obama administration that are sure to result in knockout, of not permanent hospitalization or a coma. Liberty is not the only lady under assault. Truth has been mugged and muzzled. She cannot be heard. We no longer have a free press. The media is silent about the excesses, abuses, cronyism, and outright corruption of the Obama administration. The media has traded its traditional role of watchdog for lapdog. It uses its bandwidth lavishing praise and worship in a sickening display of, well, a sickening display....
  • Fred Thompson on the Radio (Starting today on 125 stations!)

    03/01/2009 11:47:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies · 2,804+ views
    The National Review ^ | February 27, 2009 | Greg Pollowitz
    Tune in March 2: Former Tennessee senator and presidential candidate Fred Thompson will launch his nationwide radio talk show on March 2, opening with 125 stations, according to the Westwood One syndicate. The show will air from noon-2 p.m. Monday through Friday opposite Rush Limbaugh, though some stations may delay the broadcast to later in the day. The only Tennessee station signed up thus far is WWTN 99.7 FM in Nashville. Thompson gave up his role as the district attorney on television’s Law & Order in order to run for president.
  • Bill O’Reilly out, Fred Thompson in, Jeri Kehn is hot

    02/26/2009 9:20:32 AM PST · by slomark · 25 replies · 1,607+ views
    Bill O’Reilly’s giving up his day job. He’s leaving “The Radio Factor” and passing the baton to Fred Thompson. Thompson has an incredibly serpentine career path. Actor. Senator from Tennessee. Actor. Presidential candidate. Actor. And now, radio talk show host. The Washington, DC-based “Fred Thompson Show” will focus on politics and pop culture. He’ll have guests and take phone calls. It will premiere on more than 125 stations March 2. One one hand, we’re not really sure if the slow talkin’ southerner will be a very compelling radio host. On the other hand, his wife Jeri Kehn is hot. Good...
  • Fred Thompson set for TV return

    02/14/2009 12:51:46 AM PST · by iowamark · 18 replies · 1,011+ views
    UPI.com ^ | 02/13/2009 | UPI
    Actor and former U.S. presidential candidate Fred D. Thompson is set to make his return to television in an episode of "Life on Mars," ABC announced. Thompson, 66, is to portray Police Chief Harry Woolf in the Feb. 25 installment of the 1970s-set cop drama, which stars Jason O'Mara, Harvey Keitel, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol and Jonathan Murphy. Thompson, who served as a Republican senator representing Tennessee from 1994 through 2003, was a cast member of "Law & Order" for five years and made appearances on the show's spinoffs "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Law & Order: Criminal...
  • Sarah Palin should hire Fred Thompson

    01/11/2009 8:28:05 AM PST · by Josh Painter · 114 replies · 2,687+ views
    RedState.com ^ | January 11, 2009 | Josh Painter
    Everyone is a political consultant, or at least thinks he or she is. Since Sarah Palin was chosen as the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate, there has been no paucity of unsolicited advice offered to her by pundits, bloggers and yes, by actual political consultants. I must confess that I have proposed one particular idea for Alaska's governor in the past, and I'll come back to it shortly. But the advice for Gov. Palin that's making news this week comes from columnist, satirist and best-selling author Ann Coulter. In her new book Guilty, Ms. Coulter mentions Sarah Palin a number...
  • Fred Thompson: Spending our way to prosperity (Video)

    01/01/2009 3:01:21 PM PST · by jsh3180 · 9 replies · 1,060+ views
    The dry humor of Fred Thompson in a tribute to Keynesian economics.
  • Rudy Giuliani's Comedy Gold

    12/22/2008 4:56:42 PM PST · by Bill Dupray · 43 replies · 886+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | December 22, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    When the news broke that Fred Thompson would be taking over Bill O'Reilly's radio spot, FredHeads cheered. It was reported that Rudy Giuliani was in negotiations for the gig as well. Rudy may give the SoCons fits, but on fiscal conservatism, taxes, and national security, he is one of the best. He also doesn't take any crap from anyone, especially liberals. And Rudy is no stranger to radio, having hosted a weekly call-in show back in the 1990's. Had he beaten out Thompson for the job, we may have been treated to some great, snarky stuff like this. More ....
  • Westwood One Brings Fred Thompson to Radio in March 2009

    12/22/2008 7:05:48 AM PST · by Dutchgirl · 46 replies · 1,603+ views
    prnewswire ^ | 12/22/08 | Westwood one
    The Fred Thompson Show, hosted by the former U.S. Senator will replace The Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly on radio stations nationwide - NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westwood One is pleased to announce the debut of The Fred Thompson Show on March 2, 2009. The show will replace The Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly when the program ends its successful six-year run on February 27, 2009. Former U.S. senator and 2008 presidential candidate, Fred Thompson will share his views on politics, topical issues, pop culture and water cooler stories, as well as welcome guest interviews and take listener...