Posted : Tue, 10 Jul 2007 17:00:00 GMT
Author : ConservativesBetrayed.com
Category : PressRelease
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MANASSAS, Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are the main points made by Richard A. Viguerie, author of Conservatives Betrayed: How George W. Bush and Other Big Government Republicans Hijacked the Conservative Cause (Bonus Books, 2006), in his white paper, "Conservatives, Beware of Fred Thompson."
The full article is on-line at
Fred Thompson disappointed conservatives during his eight years in the Senate (1994-2002). Is there any reason to think this Washington insider and veterantrial lawyer would be any better as President?
Charged with investigating the Clinton White House's Asia fundraising scandal ("Asiagate"), he proved to be a Marshmallow Republican. And the only time he played a major role on a major piece of legislation, he was on the wrong side of the fence: pushing for the McCain-Feingold campaign finance bill.
Why McCain-Feingold is so important -- and so bad
The real purpose of McCain-Feingold type laws is to silence grassroots activists and protect incumbents. "You were essential to our success," Senator Feingold told Fred Thompson.
He runs around with the wrong crowd. -- He fails the Goldwater Test: Goldwater became the founder of the conservative movement because he alone spoke out publicly against the Big Government policies of Eisenhower. Fred Thompson has been silent- and complicit-about the Big Government policies of George W. Bush. -- He fails the Reagan Test: Reagan was a conservative activist for years before he ran for president, and surrounded himself with top conservative aides. Fred Thompson is a stranger to the conservative movement and his longtime associates are not conservative. "Personnel is policy." -- Marshmallow Republicans: Instead he is an integral part of the Rockefeller wing of the Republican Party, people like former Senator Howard Baker (of whom he is a protege) and Senator Lamar Alexander.
There's a reason why one of Washington, D.C.'s key media liberals is maneuvering for Fred Thompson.
With Thompson as the GOP candidate, liberals could rest easy, knowing their power is safe whether the Democrat or the Marshmallow Republican wins in 2008.
Putting Fred Thompson's Senate voting record under a microscope
Viguerie looks at 18 votes on important issues to show that while Thompson talks like a conservative, he has worked to increase the power of the federal government, limit the rights of taxpayers and individual citizens, and shut grassroots activists out of the political process.
Fred Thompson on abortion: pro-life, pro-choice, or both?
There's a good reason why people are confused about Fred Thompson's stand on abortion. A President Thompson would give pro-life conservatives a lot of supportive rhetoric but little action. So what else is new?
Fred Thompson is not the conservative leader we need, says Viguerie
"For the past year, I have been preaching to conservatives that we should not align ourselves with those who have fatal flaws from a conservative perspective. The imminent entrance of Fred Thompson in the race doesn't change a thing, for the reasons I have demonstrated here.
"Conservatives, let's keep our powder dry. The GOP has taken us for granted. Conservatives should make the GOP and the candidates come to us, and let's make them prove that they are worthy of our support."
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Fred Thompson - another CFR-member for president
Should Fred Thompson enter the 2008 presidential race, he would become the fifth member of the globalist, NWO's Council on Foreign Relations to do so, joining fellow CFR-members, US Senator John McCain, (former VA) Gov. Jim Gilmore, (NM) Gov. Bill Richardson, and US Senator Chris Dodd. Furthermore, former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich, also a member of the CFR, is also considering entering the presidential race later this Fall (perhaps if enough conservatives don't take the bait and swallow the lie that globalist, First Amendment free-speech enemy Fred Thompson is a "conservative")
Fred Thompson / CFR / North American Union
- The CFR is pushing the North American Union (NAU)
- Fred Thompson is a member of the CFR
See www.ChristianLifeandLiberty.net (click on 'News') for additional information and postings soon, Lord willing, on Fred Thompson
No King but King Jesus! (Y'shua Messiah)
Declarations and Evidences of Christian Faith in America’s Colonial Charters, State Constitutions, and other Historical Documents during over 375 Years of American History: 1606 to 1982
Steve Lefemine, pro-life missionary
dir., Columbia Christians for Life
July 11, 2007