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Letter: Palinís GOP too far-right for me
The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 13, 2012 | Rob Sarnowski

Posted on 02/13/2012 8:02:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Did you ever think that perhaps “conservat­ive enough” by Sarah Palin’s standards might be too far right for the rest of us Republican­s and independen­ts?

Most of us are not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic. We are not all evangelica­l Christians. We are merely commonsense people, most of whom have faith in God, but respect people who do not share our faith (we pray for them rather than judge them); we believe strongly in fiscal restraint, less government intrusion in our lives, a fair taxation system and an agenda that is not only without discrimination but also includes all people regardless of their race, religion, sexual preference or economic status.

We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too.

If the eventual nominee of the GOP is not “conservative enough” for Sarah Palin or the Tea Party to endorse, then perhaps it is they who are not listening.


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Wonder who he'll vote for?
1 posted on 02/13/2012 8:02:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like he’s one of Barry’s boys.


2 posted on 02/13/2012 8:04:57 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Who will subsidize BIG government when "the rich" are all taxed out?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bookmark


3 posted on 02/13/2012 8:06:51 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
we believe strongly in fiscal restraint, less government intrusion in our lives, a fair taxation system and an agenda that is not only without discrimination but also includes all people regardless of their race, religion, sexual preference or economic status.

Sounds a lot like Palin. Sounds a lot like the tea party.

4 posted on 02/13/2012 8:09:57 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hey, RHINOs since President Reagan we Conservatives have voted for voodoo economics to compassionate conservatism. We did get for a short time a ‘mostly’ conservative Congress, after Newt nationalized the Congressional election of 1994... BUT the PROUD-GOP planted the PROUD as their ‘big-tent’ pegs and suddenly the GOP became a TARP.

So you all enjoy your trip to Obamination because the RHINO political class have had no mind or spine to say enough is enough.

5 posted on 02/13/2012 8:09:57 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A quick Google search reveals that this putz is a frequent letter writer to the editorial page.

In the past he’s defended Rod Blagojevich as just another politician who deserved a second chance.

Definitely an Obama voter.


6 posted on 02/13/2012 8:10:19 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s a direct relationship between ignorance and often sheer stupidity and leanings to the left.


7 posted on 02/13/2012 8:11:22 PM PST by Track9 ("Strength through peace.. oh wait, I mean.." Mit Romney)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rob Sarnowski,

We will vote for conservatives and against any RINO you pretend to be viable in this election.

BTW, where you gonna hide when SHTF?


8 posted on 02/13/2012 8:12:05 PM PST by Randy Larsen (Rob Sarnowski No Romney vote from my family!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Most of us are not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic.”

Everyone knows that Sarah is wealthy, racist, and homophobic.

/SARC

People like this are really disturbed.


9 posted on 02/13/2012 8:12:36 PM PST by dila813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Most of us are not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic.

He constructs a field of straw men at the very beginning of this very silly essay.

10 posted on 02/13/2012 8:13:24 PM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
http://images.skymall.com/images/products/WIR/20110801/204053822x.jpg

You RINO Putz!

11 posted on 02/13/2012 8:15:02 PM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They should give this moron an Oscar, Nobel Prize, or some other garbage award they give out when they feel like patting each other on the ass for their BS. Sheesh.


12 posted on 02/13/2012 8:15:45 PM PST by edh (I need a better tagline)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“....who do not share our faith (we pray for them rather than judge them)”

But... but... but... it’s OK to judge Sarah Palin, ‘cause she’s evil.


13 posted on 02/13/2012 8:15:58 PM PST by PetroniusMaximus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s time the RINO’s vote with us conservatives for a change. We are the Republican party too, and we have been forced to vote for stealth Dems running as Republicans for the last time. If you want common sense follow us or vote for the socialists, I don’t care anymore.


14 posted on 02/13/2012 8:17:14 PM PST by Lets Roll NOW (It takes an Evil person to say he doesn't want his daughter punished with a baby)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’d feel more comfortable in the communists’ and diversity racists’ party. Give ole Rob a big black fist in the air and some occupoopers so he can feel at home! None of that normal family and constitutional stuff for Rob.


15 posted on 02/13/2012 8:17:41 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If most Rep voters really feel this way; our country is in deep trouble.
16 posted on 02/13/2012 8:17:41 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We are merely commonsense people, most of whom have faith in God, but respect people who do not share our faith (we pray for them rather than judge them)

Typical leftist pseudo-religious blather about judging. Here's the truth:

He that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. (1 Corinthians 2:15)

They surely don't read the Bible or care enough to tell others the truth in love, that they are hell-bound without faith in Jesus Christ--John 3:36, Romans 6:23, Revelation 20:14,15. But they would call that "judging."

17 posted on 02/13/2012 8:17:59 PM PST by nonsporting
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Leave it to the Chicago lamers to dream up this “letter to the editor” from a “conservative Republican.” Geesh.

Lying phonies.


18 posted on 02/13/2012 8:22:03 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama voter


19 posted on 02/13/2012 8:23:45 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First, Rob, if that’s what you think the gov is all about, you might want to do your own research and thinking for a change. You’ve been gravely misinformed.

Second, it’s not just that the current field isn’t far enough right for me. It’s that I’m not anywhere near as confident as I’d like to be that any candidate in that field is ready or able to prosecute a successful national campaign all the way to a win in November against the worst the Chicago Way has to offer. In fact, I have serious concerns about whether some of these guys could do it even against less ruthless competition than the Chicago Way. I thought in September 2008, July 2009, October 2011, and still do now, that Sarah Palin just might.


20 posted on 02/13/2012 8:25:44 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

your description of a conservative pretty well covers it. Why do you think that others are that much further right than you??? What did Sarah say that is further right than your opinions???


21 posted on 02/13/2012 8:27:28 PM PST by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We are not all evangelica­l Christians.
_________________________________________

Apparantly hes trying hard to be one though...

Whatever thats suppose to be...

Thats propably where he went wrong ..

trying to be something that the LORD Jesus Christ never intended...

I guess hes one of those severely christians...

personally I’m a Christian...

Ive never had need of a hyphen...


22 posted on 02/13/2012 8:29:12 PM PST by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too."

That is an unfortunate factoid that we conservatives are trying to mitigate.

23 posted on 02/13/2012 8:29:59 PM PST by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: Track9
This may be one of the rare times the NIV gets it right;

Ecclesiastes 10:2

"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. "
24 posted on 02/13/2012 8:40:09 PM PST by John 3_19-21 (Hey RNC, nice scorched earth strategy Sherman would be proud.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No Rob I really had not considered the views of a Chicago Hack...gee why don’t you quit reading the paper you work for?


25 posted on 02/13/2012 8:42:51 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Santorium...the only Conservative in the race.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ever notice how these “today’s GOP is too extreme for me and I’m a lifelong Republican” letters never get around to saying what specifically is too “extreme”?? What exactly is too “extreme” for this moron? What exactly did Palin say that caused him to run crying like a little girl? The answer is nothing. He is one of these idiots who listens to the news, hears the MSM and GOP Quislings calling Palin “exteme” and so he calls her “Extreme” too without understanding why.


26 posted on 02/13/2012 8:42:56 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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Rob there are those who use the term Republican or Democrat as a facade. Behind that facade they sometimes use another facade, progressive or liberal. They do this to hide their agenda. They also do this because they are a very small number of extremely radical communist/socialists. This group has spent a long time trying to gain power, three and four generations for some. They now control both parties, presenting their choices who they want us to vote for. Now stop and consider that they want you and others to think that Palin is too conservative. Compared to what they want you are right, she is way too conservative. For what “we the people” want she is nearly perfect. Please give this some thought.


27 posted on 02/13/2012 8:45:06 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: W. W. SMITH

And Let us all keep in mind that community organizer is linguistic facade for communist agitator.


28 posted on 02/13/2012 8:49:29 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Most of us are not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic.

Practically all the rascists I’ve ever met were left of center politically.


29 posted on 02/13/2012 8:54:54 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Boy, this piece is a real winner.


30 posted on 02/13/2012 8:57:43 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/letters/8155524-474/why-i-participated-in-the-protests.html

here’s another one of his letters. He’s had numerous letter published by the Sun Times. Obviously, he has a lot of time on his hands.


31 posted on 02/13/2012 9:04:44 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s not a republican, at best he is a libertarian.


32 posted on 02/13/2012 9:14:45 PM PST by DannyTN
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This is just too easy... little robby castroti here is not and has never been a republican. He cannot tell you what republicanism even is. They are dims that have been left behind by their marxist party and they are liberals... but they don't hate Capitalism and they don't hate their country. They have become republicans and they now are intent on making it a progressive party... idiots have no idea that their way leads to obama again... and on to stalin... fools! They need educating... Reagan educated many dims... and Sarah is the only one that can educate a new generation of orphaned dims. They need to assimilate with who and what we are... not change us into the dim party that they think that existed in the past.

Republicanism abhors greed... and greed is the foundation of class warfare. This guy is preaching Class Warfare... the left is committed to destroying American Societal structure. Everything that Republicanism is... this metrosexual gaylord is not.

John Adams: 1787

Republicanism

“A government, in which all men, rich and poor, magistrates and subjects, officers and people, masters and servants, the first citizen and the last, are equally subject to the laws”

33 posted on 02/13/2012 9:25:42 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (Hey repubic elite scumbags... jam mitt up your collective arses!)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

He’s a conservative like I’m a ninja.


34 posted on 02/13/2012 9:27:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hate to tell him but it is big city liberals who think they are conservative who are the big problem.


35 posted on 02/13/2012 9:33:19 PM PST by chris_bdba
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We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too.

And I'm sure he and his friends are all for the 'Big Tent', except they don't want those nasty, judgmental, social conservatives in it.

36 posted on 02/13/2012 10:37:29 PM PST by SuziQ
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“We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too.”

No, you are not. You are to stupid to realize you are a Democrat and registered in the wrong party. Please get out of the Republican Party because we do not want you.


37 posted on 02/13/2012 10:44:39 PM PST by FerociousRabbit
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He sounds young, and stupid, maybe gay, so this is for him:

CRY ME A RIVER - Justin Timberlake
38 posted on 02/13/2012 11:04:51 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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But Fred, how do we know you *aren’t* a ninja, eh? :)


39 posted on 02/13/2012 11:19:13 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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Letter: Palin’s GOP too far-right for me by Rob Sarnowski

Did you ever think that perhaps “conservat ive enough” by Sarah Palin’s standards might be too far right for the rest of us Republicans and independents?

Most of us are not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic. We are not all evangelica l Christians. We are merely commonsense people, most of whom have faith in God, but respect people who do not share our faith (we pray for them rather than judge them); we believe strongly in fiscal restraint, less government intrusion in our lives, a fair taxation system and an agenda that is not only without discrimination but also includes all people regardless of their race, religion, sexual preference or economic status.

We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too.

If the eventual nominee of the GOP is not “conservative enough” for Sarah Palin or the Tea Party to endorse, then perhaps it is they who are not listening.

Dear Rob,

You can't write a letter like this without puppies.

Here, let me help.

There, isn't that better?

40 posted on 02/13/2012 11:19:29 PM PST by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Springfield Reformer

Uh, depends on what "ninja" means...

41 posted on 02/13/2012 11:23:34 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unfortunately, he’s a pathetically typical Illinois Republican. We’ve been playing footsy with left so long we are them. As a party, that is. Kind of a large scale version of the Stockholm Syndrome.


42 posted on 02/13/2012 11:23:47 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But isn’t that the ninja aura glowing over your head? I know ninja have auras cuz I’ve seen ‘em on the cartoon network...


43 posted on 02/13/2012 11:29:23 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Dear Rob,
Pound sand!

Thanks,
-The Cajun-

44 posted on 02/13/2012 11:40:23 PM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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“...not wealthy and are neither racist nor homophobic.”

“...we believe strongly in fiscal restraint, less government intrusion in our lives, a fair taxation system and an agenda that is not only without discrimination but also includes all people regardless of their race, religion, sexual preference or economic status.”

Based on that description of what the author’s kind of Republicans are, they should fit in nicely with Sarah’s Republicans and the Tea Party. We are neither racist nor homophobic, though some of us don’t shy away from calling homosexuality a sin. We may mock the homosexual agenda and those pushing it, but certainly no more than they mock our culture.

We don’t discriminate between people, unless they are liberals. People of all races are welcome, as are people from all religions. (We do ask that Muslims don’t blow people up, and follow our justice system over sharia). Again, we don’t care about people’s sexual preferences, so long as they don’t seek to get in our face with it, or change customs that have been in place for thousands of years. Rich and poor, come one come all. This poor soul has some ignorant perceptions of Sarah’s conservatives. But never mind, he probably never considered voting for anyone but Obama, and maybe Oromney.


45 posted on 02/14/2012 1:29:58 AM PST by pallis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When you live in a fantasy world on the Unicorn Farm, there is no star to steer you ship by and no virtue to set your course.


46 posted on 02/14/2012 1:58:14 AM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: HereInTheHeartland
If most Rep voters really feel this way; our country is in deep trouble.

I don't think I'd say most, but a fairly large number of them do. These are the McCain voters of 2008 and the Romney voters of today.

My wife's family is full of them.

Freepers who spend all their time in the 'bubble' run the risk of being the conservative equivalent of Pauline Kael. . . . "I just don't see how McCain could have won the nomination. Nobody I know voted for him!!!"

47 posted on 02/14/2012 4:20:10 AM PST by Notary Sojac (Liberalism: Ideas so good, they have to be mandatory!!)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

>>...If most Rep voters really feel this way; our country is in deep trouble....<<

Bad news — Who do you think gives Romney all those votes and the giant gobs of campaign cash?

For sure, we’ve got our work cut out for us.


48 posted on 02/14/2012 4:37:33 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: Notary Sojac
“Freepers who spend all their time in the ‘bubble’ run the risk of being the conservative equivalent of Pauline Kael. . . . “I just don't see how McCain could have won the nomination. Nobody I know voted for him!!!” “

Good points and worth considering. I really hope we are not that much of a minority. We have a lot of work to do.

49 posted on 02/14/2012 6:17:29 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We “RINOS,” as we have been labeled by the far-right commentators, are the Republican Party, too.

... albeit In Name Only.
50 posted on 02/14/2012 10:31:31 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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