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NHL Goaltender Tim Thomas Refuses White House Visit

Anyone watch or care about hockey around these parts? Today the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins visited the White House without their MVP goaltender, one of just two Americans on the team in the first place, who made a statement about the state of the union:

"I believe the Federal government has grown out of control, threatening the Rights, Liberties, and Property of the People.

"This is being done at the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial level. This is in direct opposition to the Constitution and the Founding Fathers vision for the Federal government.

"Because I believe this, today I exercised my right as a Free Citizen, and did not visit the White House. This was not about politics or party, as in my opinion both parties are responsible for the situation we are in as a country. This was about a choice I had to make as an INDIVIDUAL."

Apparently he has vocally supported the Tea party in the past. Sound like a Ron Paul supporter to me!

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=613279



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Somebody

give that man a medal!

I kinda, sorta think that maybe he might quite possibly like Ron Paul - or at least I think it is plausible in the realm of probability...but then again, there's a chance he reeeaaaly loves Ron Paul!!

Freedom is the ability to do what you want to do.
Liberty is the ability to do what you ought to do.
"Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17

Gawd sometimes I wish I was important -for the sole reason of

being able to say some sh*t like that and have people go; "hmm..."

Oh hockey? Who cares? Get Tim

Oh hockey? Who cares? Get Tim Tebow to do this; then you will have a story.

Some cursory research shows Thomas is a traditional Glen Beck lover. Hates taxes, brown people, and anyone trying to "take away" his religion.

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Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

I read about this first on

I read about this first on ESPN. There are some really good supportive comments and some really really bad comments.

He should have gone and wore a Ron Paul t-shirt instead of a suite.

Anyone condemning him

Are brainwashed idiots and their opinion is null and void.

well...i don't completely disagree with you...

but that's not really an "open minded" type of statement. There may be a few good reasons to condemn him, can't think of them, but that doesn't mean they're not out there.

:)

Patrick Henry

couldn't have said it better.

Thomas

I think he was from Flint, MI.

I could be wrong though.

btw, Is not Flint the murder capital today?

donvino

I thought I remember hearing

I thought I remember hearing that he was in fact a RP supporter. I'll try to find the info but I swear he supports him.

Freedom is popular (and

Freedom is popular (and diverse)

mathematicians, movie directors, moustached hockey players....blues musicians, army vets, catwomen, the list goes on!

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God Bless

A man standing up for liberty. What a wonderful way to protest the current state of affairs.

Hell Ya!

Put him on the celebrity list for RP. Hockey Rules, and so does Thomas.

Bruins Fan!

I am a huge bruins fan and just became a bigger Tim Thomas fan tonight. He is awesome to watch in net, one of the best all time goalies. Hopefully they repeat winning the stanley cup so Thomas can go to the white house next time if its President Paul who invites them.

Huge Leaf Fan since '69

But I've realy admired Tim Thomas for a couple of years. Now I love the guy!

Thanx,

Jason

You can't get clean in a dirty bathtub.

I'm Green With Envy

.933 save %, 2.12 GAA AND an American Partiot.

Geez, and my Flyers are paying that sieve Bryzgalov $10 million this year. Oh, the shame!

storys like this reach people

storys like this reach people who could care less about politics. A great story to spread on facebook etc.

after all, in the end our primary concern is spreading the message.

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Good man!

Good man!