All statements involving Fred Thompson
Says that under President Barack Obama’s health care law, "your insurance" premiums could go up by 200 percent and cost "as much as a new Explorer."
Sarah Palin "has more experience than Barack Obama."
"He was offered medical care for his injuries if he would give up military information in return. John McCain said, 'No.' "
"He's a good man but he's a pro-life liberal. He's right on the pro-life part, but he's a liberal."
"Five percent of Americans pay over half the income taxes in this country. Forty percent of Americans pay no income taxes at all."
"So what sort of services does Romney's health care plan provide? Per the state Web site: $50 co-pay for abortions."
"Gov. Romney's own health care plan in Massachusetts ... requires by law that a representative from Planned Parenthood sit on the MassHealth advisory board."
"I'm proud to have had a 100 percent pro-life voting record."
Huckabee "was one of the highest taxing governors that we had in this country and rivaling Bill Clinton in terms of the Cato ratings."
"I supported tort reform with regard to securities...product liability...interstate commerce."
"I've seen (life) from the factory floor when I was working the graveyard shift ...and I'd be ankle-deep in water at the Murray Ohio bicycle plant where I was running a machine that was so loud I couldn't hear myself yell if I wanted to."
"The Iraq Study Group reported that (Saddam Hussein) had designs on reviving his nuclear program."
"With those first principles, it allowed a fellow like me to get in his truck and go from one end of the state to the other; started 20 points down and wound up 20 points ahead on election night."
"I've cast a couple of 99-1 votes" and been the lone dissenter.
We live in "a time of historically low violent crime rates and historically high gun ownership rates nationally."
"... study after study has shown that the death penalty deters murders."
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