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Former NFL player to run for Congress

Former NFL player to run for Congress
Posted: September 14th, 2009 07:26 PM ET

From CNN's Lauren Kornreich

Former professional football player Jay Riemersma announced Monday that he is running for Congress in Michigan in 2010.
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former professional football player Jay Riemersma announced Monday that he is running for Congress in Michigan in 2010.

The GOP candidate is running for the seat being vacated by Rep. Peter Hoekstra, a Republican vying to become the next governor of Michigan. Riemersma set up an exploratory committee in June, but made it official on Monday with a speech in Holland, Michigan.

Comparing Congress to the National Football League, the former Buffalo Bills tight end promised to "never vote to raise your taxes."

"I'm announcing my candidacy today because we need a Republican renaissance – a return to our conservative principles of governance – and I'm ready to help lead this movement," Riemersma said, in remarks released by his campaign.

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This guy needs a real job

First a football player, next a politician. But maybe he wouldn't be half bad, i need more information.

I think it wouldn't hurt...

to send him a copy of the Revolution and End The Fed.....

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.”
– Patrick Henry, speech to the Virginia Convention

“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had." - Eric Schmidt

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Oh, he works with the Family Research Council. hmm isn't that the hate group that thinks they can brainwash gays into thinking they are straight?

anyway, bump to see what everyone else thinks

And the Steelers stink (Holmes wasn't in the endzone )
and Bills stink. (fieldgoals, superbowls)

J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets.