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  • CEO's wife says $43 million isn't enough in divorce

    03/19/2009 6:11:19 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies · 1,006+ views
    AP via Herald Net ^ | March 19, 2009
    CEO's wife says $43 million isn't enough in divorce Associated Press Former United Technologies Corp. chief executive George David and his wife are doing battle in Hartford, Conn., in a divorce trial that shines light on the couple's extravagant lifestyle.
  • Handshake from enthusiastic supporter injures Cindy McCain

    08/13/2008 2:58:47 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies · 60+ views
    azfamily.com ^ | August 13, 2008 | Associated Press
    Republican John McCain's wife was treated Wednesday for a "minor sprain" after someone at a campaign event in Michigan shook her hand firmly.
  • Right Said Fred

    12/15/2007 3:58:24 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies · 76+ views
    Wizbang Blog ^ | December 15, 2007 | Jay Tea
    I want to marry Fred Thompson and bear his children. I'm not pledging him my vote in the New Hampshire primary, though -- I'm not quite ready for that level of commitment. I've said numerous times that I think one of the key elements in winning the presidency has to be a sense of humor. The American people seem to prefer to vote for the candidate who comes across as warmer, funnier, more ready to laugh at themselves and with people than one who is not. That trend has held true in every election since 1980, and (once you skip...
  • Fred's most prized possession:

    12/14/2007 1:15:48 PM PST · by jaybeegee · 47 replies · 76+ views
    I love when Fred makes a mockery out of the media (see here and here). And today the AP asked the candidates their most prized keepsakes: REPUBLICANS: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: "My grandfather's pocket watch." Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: "Probably my Tobias bass guitar or maybe, I've got a handmade musket rifle that was made by a guy in Eureka Springs, Ark. I've hunted turkey with it. It's really an amazing firearm. Probably one of those two as far as just real heirlooms." Arizona Sen. John McCain: "I have a baseball signed by Ted Williams, my childhood...
  • Republicans Gets(sic) Down And Dirty In S.C.

    11/03/2007 3:41:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies · 63+ views
    CBS News/The New Republic ^ | November 2, 2007 | Michael Crowley
    Shortly before a Republican presidential primary debate in Columbia, South Carolina, this last May, several conservative activists in the state received mysterious envelopes in the mail. The letters arrived anonymously, each one containing an eight-page document, a typewritten manifesto with a pseudo-academic title: "Mormons in Contemporary American Society: A Politically Dangerous Religion?" The letters depicted Mormonism as based on "hoaxes" and ridiculed the church's founder, Joseph Smith, as a "gold digger turned prophet." The mailing also provocatively dubbed Smith "the Mohammed of the West." "Like the prophet of Islam," it said, "Smith founded his religion upon prophecies and revelations which...
  • Fred Thompson's hot babe

    10/14/2007 4:15:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies · 357+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | Sunday, October 14, 2007 | Tom Purcell
    The presidential campaign is heating up. Thankfully, our press is focusing on important issues, such as Fred Thompson's wife. As it goes, Thompson, who had been divorced 20 years, met her at a supermarket in 2000. She is 24 years his junior, but something clicked. He carried her groceries to her car. She invited him to a party. They married in 2002 and now have two children. And now, according to The New York Times Fashion & Style section, Thompson's young wife is spurring debate in Internet chat rooms, cable television and talk radio. Is America ready for a president...
  • Jeri Thompson: The woman behind the man

    10/07/2007 10:54:15 PM PDT · by jellybean · 42 replies · 1,659+ views
    Naperville Sun ^ | October 7, 2007 | SUSAN FRICK CARLMAN Staff Writer
    Jeri Thompson: The woman behind the man Naperville-raised Jeri Thompson is GOP hopeful's biggest cheerleader Recent months have seen Jeri Thompson painted a variety of ways in the press, from doting mom to trophy wife. She says she knew that would happen, but because she has granted few interviews, it can be hard to tell who she really is. The Sun had an exclusive opportunity to get to know the 41-year-old Naperville native a little better one afternoon last week. She sat down to talk before attending a major Chicago fundraiser for her husband, Fred Thompson, 65. The recently...
  • Thompson's wife 'no trophy,' and 'sick' at the start

    10/07/2007 12:29:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 848+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | October 5, 2007 | Andrew Malcolm
    Here's how Jeri Kehn Thompson felt when she learned her husband, the former senator named Fred, had decided to run for president: “I felt so sick. I was depressed. I didn’t want to throw my husband to the snakes.” We learn this and more in a kind of coming-out interview in People magazine, coming out today. It's titled "No Trophy Wife" because, absent any information to the contrary, many in American society make assumptions about a 65-year-old man being married to a beautiful woman 24 years younger. The story opens with the former Jeri Kehn in sweatpants and ragged nails...
  • Silent partner speaks out (Mrs. Jeri Thompson)

    10/07/2007 5:29:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 137 replies · 2,531+ views
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 7, 2007 | Susan Frick Carlman
    Recent months have seen Jeri Thompson painted a variety of ways in the press, from doting mom to trophy wife. The wife of GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson says she knew that would happen, but because she has given few interviews, it can be hard to tell who she really is. The Naperville Sun had an opportunity to get to know the 41-year-old Naperville native. She sat down for an interview before attending a major Chicago fund-raiser. The former Jeri Kehn lived in one of Naperville's downtown neighborhoods with her mom and stepdad, Vicki and Ron Keller. She graduated from...
  • AP: Still Flogging Jeri Thompson 'Trophy Wife' Jab

    10/05/2007 2:45:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 1,222+ views
    News Busters ^ | October 4, 2007 | Warner Todd Huston
    Speaking of a here-we-go-again story, the AP this morning has revived the Jeri Thompson as trophy wife story again. This is an extremely demeaning charge leveled at the wife of Fred Thompson that keeps resurfacing, over and over, in the liberal press. The thrust of the story is that she is a brainless hottie that Thompson only grabbed up because she is great arm candy. But Jeri Thompson is an accomplished and driven individual in her own right and for the MSM to continually claim she is nothing but a "trophy wife" slights her own achievements. WASHINGTON (AP) - Jeri...
  • The Rise Of Jeri Thompson: Ex-Senator's Wife Is Helping to Shape His Probable Bid

    08/05/2007 12:42:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 2,509+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | August 5, 2007 | Alec MacGillis and John Solomon
    On a hot Saturday in June 2002, Fred D. Thompson married his second wife, Jeri Kehn, in an unventilated Congregational church in her home town of Naperville, Ill. Kehn, in a Valentino gown, was a 35-year-old media consultant for a Washington law firm; Thompson, a 59-year-old U.S. senator from Tennessee. "I think he will be a calming influence, and she will be good for him," Kehn's mother, Vicki Keller, said at the time. It was a triumphal return for Kehn, who had left Naperville for college and spent much of her 20s biding her time in Nashville without a clear...
  • Political pundits debate Fred Thompson's younger wife

    07/15/2007 9:49:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies · 3,841+ views
    Afriquenligne ^ | July 14, 2007
    Political analysts widely regard Fred Thompson as a potential, if not likely, candidate in the United States presidential election in 2008. Thompson is a lawyer, lobbyist, character actor and former Republican Senator for Tennessee now residing in McLean, Virginia near Washington D.C. A recent article in The New York Times (NYT) labelled his wife, Jeri Kehn Thompson as a "trophy wife" and a potential liability in the 2008 race. The NYT article described her as having "youthfulness, permanent tan and bleached blonde hair" and wonders if "so-called values voters" would "accept this union." Thompson and Kehn, married in June 2002,...
  • Blond and Beautiful? What Really Makes a 'Trophy Wife' (Fred and Jeri Kehn Thompson)

    07/14/2007 12:43:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies · 4,964+ views
    ABC NEWS ^ | July 13, 2007 | EMILY FRIEDMAN
    "Stripper." "Bimbo." "Permanently tan." These are just a few of the adjectives used in the media lately to describe Jeri Kehn Thompson. She's the wife of likely Republican presidential candidate and former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson, and one of the latest women to have characteristics associated with "trophy wives." Thompson joins the ranks of other notable women who have been referred to as trophy wives, like Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples and the late Anna Nicole Smith. But is she really a trophy wife? Though she's blond, beautiful and nearly 25 years younger than her husband, Kehn Thompson, a political...
  • Is Jeri Kehn Thompson too hot for the White House? (Fred's wife)

    07/10/2007 2:15:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies · 11,269+ views
    Slate ^ | July 9, 2007 | Catherine Price
    Sunday's New York Times contains an article about the 2008 race that poses a different question than most other commentary thus far. It's not asking if America's ready for a woman president, or a Mormon, or an African-American. It's asking whether America's ready for a trophy wife. The wife in question is Jeri Kehn Thompson, 40, who's married to Fred Thompson, the 64-year-old former "Law and Order" actor and Republican senator from Tennessee who's expected to announce a bid for the presidency. The Times describes her as having "youthfulness, [a] permanent tan and bleached blonde hair" and asks whether "so-called...
  • Essex girl fills White House race with lurve

    05/20/2007 7:15:52 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 96 replies · 2,662+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | 5/20/07 | Sarah Baxter
    AN Essex girl may be the first lady with a tongue stud to have set her sights on the White House. The wife of Dennis Kucinich, a left-wing Democratic congressman and 2008 presidential candidate, is a 29-year-old hippie chick from Upminster at the end of London Underground’s District line. Elizabeth Kucinich, née Harper, has been on the stump with her husband, a 60-year-old anti-war campaigner from Cleveland, Ohio, mingling with the likes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama backstage at the Democratic presidential debates. “There’s a kind of camaraderie,” she said. A 6ft tall willowy redhead who has been compared...
  • Larry King on CNBC right now with his daughter (whoops, I mean his wife.)

    09/21/2005 7:23:14 PM PDT · by Proud_USA_Republican · 30 replies · 1,765+ views
    CNBC
    Check out Larry being interviewed with his trophy wife on Donny D right now. Oh man, I thought Anna Nicole was the defintion of a gold digger. I'm sure she loves him for his mind. That is just sad!
  • The Bush family saga (the Neil Bush mess)

    11/26/2003 10:06:50 PM PST · by Sabertooth · 11 replies · 318+ views
    UPI ^ | November 25th, 2003
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A Texas court has been asked to order the younger brother of President George W. Bush to give a new sample for DNA testing in a paternity-related defamation suit, sources told United Press International Wednesday. The request for the new sample from Neil Bush, filed on behalf of Sharon Bush, was slated to be heard in Houston's Harris County Civil Court on Dec. 9. "We require he be forced to give a sample under court supervision," David Berg, attorney for Sharon Bush, told United Press International. "He voluntarily did it before we got to court...