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I'm all for Tom, but true, he is a long shot. Fred Thompson seems to be picking up some steam also. Maybe the two of them on the same ticket.

I know some people have been holding back on donations to certain candidates, waitng for them to make an announcement. If Tom does enter the race, the money will increase more rapidly.
 

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What I like about Tom, is that he's more conservative, than Republican. It tells you something when Bush's cronies don't like him.
 

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Where, exactly, does he stand on the Second Amendment?
 

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Political Stances:

Strongly Pro-life (0 rating by NARAL).

Strongly opposes human embryonic stem cell research.

Opposes affirmative action programs.

Opposes race based groups and coalitions in Congress.

(Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition on a pro family voting record).

Strongly supports alternative sources of energy (especially ethanol).

Favors privatizing Social Security.

Strongly favors school vouchers.

Strongly favors three strikes sentencing laws.

Strongly favors replacing income tax with a national sales tax.

Supports the elimination of the death tax (Estate tax).

Strongly opposes giving illegal aliens the right to citizenship.

Strongly supports the deportation of all illegal aliens-

(and a national policy to reflect such).

Strongly supports a much stronger national border-

(increase funding, resources, and manpower).

DOES NOT SUPPORT THE SENATE IMMIGRATION BILL

Supports the withdrawal of the US from the WTO.

Strongly opposed the CAFTA agreement.

(Rated 61% by CATO on free trade issues) indicating not a blind free trader.

Strongly supports the Patriot Act.

Strongly supports more spending on defense and the armed forces.

Strongly supports a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage.

Strongly supports a constitutional amendment banning flag desecration.

NRA rating of A (indicating strong support of the right to arms).

Strongly supports making English our official national language.

Co-sponsored a bill to withdraw from UNESCO.

Introduced and strongly supports The Mass Immigration Reduction Act of 2003 (strongly reducing and limiting the number of legal immigrants permitted in the US until such time as the number of illegal aliens could be dropped to less than 10k).


I'll add that the district he represents, also included the Columbine HS. At that time, he was shifting a little with regards to a few firearm issues, but now has "come back to his senses" and went from a B+ rating to an A, with the NRA.
 
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