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Earthquake? Governor Palin Changes Facebook Status From ‘Republican’ to ‘Conservative’
Conservatives4Palin ^ | Friday October 14, 2011

Posted on 10/14/2011 9:01:22 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

Ok guys … Is this just a minor thing? Or a big deal? I’ll let you speculate on what it means ….

Here’s the news reported by the Sarah Palin Blog:

I was walking through the grocery store earlier today when I received a text message from a close friend asking me if I had taken note of the change on Sarah Palin’s Facebook page.  I confessed that it had been an exceptionally busy day and that I had not looked at Palin’s page today.  My friend then brought to my attention that under the “Info” link, Palin’s political views have been changed from “Republican” to “Conservative”.  For a brief moment, it didn’t phase me as I am also a registered Republican but I chose to list “Conservative” on my Facebook page as my own political view because in my eyes, it more aptly describes my values.

I suppose one could draw a multitude of conclusions regarding this status change. I know that I certainly have. You can be certain that any move Sarah Palin makes has been well thought out and is with purpose.  Could she possibly be sending a message to the RNC that they need to strengthen the conservative planks of the Republican party?  Perhaps her promise of “sudden and  relentless reform” as addressed in her Indianola speech and more recently in her October 7th St. Louis speech is a sign that as in the past, neither party is safe from her scrunity.

One thing is for sure, time will tell.

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To: hope

In Texas you don’t register by party. I like it that way. You’re not a Republican until you vote in the primary, but you can still vote anyway you want.


51 posted on 10/14/2011 10:15:49 PM PDT by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: GOP Poet

Renaissance Hotel bar room in Hollywood at the same time across town, Odumbo visited L.A. You know where it is, Ms. ex-West L.A. refugee :)


52 posted on 10/14/2011 10:15:49 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: Bigtigermike

If it turns out that Romney is the GOP nominee, I have no doubt Sarah will enter as an independent and run away with it. I’m pretty sure that has been her plan all along.


53 posted on 10/14/2011 10:17:52 PM PDT by Gargantua (Sarah Palin may run yet...)
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To: Bigtigermike

I think it is sort of a party within a party until hopefully something better comes along. Everything is in flux, nobody knows where this is going but I love that Sarah is part of a movement instead of just a party spokesmouth because there are too many of those around and you know that their loyalty is to the party and not the nation.

A movement is like the ocean and a political party is like a boat. The ocean moves the boat, the boat does not move the ocean.


54 posted on 10/14/2011 10:18:36 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: dfwgator
At least she didn’t change it to, “It’s Complicated.”

It is complicated, though. It's damn hard to be a conservative voting for Republicans.

55 posted on 10/14/2011 10:21:57 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Well I certainly understand why she did that. Good for her.


56 posted on 10/14/2011 10:22:02 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: greene66

Here’s a newsflash..the Republican Party does not care.


57 posted on 10/14/2011 10:23:55 PM PDT by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Perdogg
She’s aready said she is NOT running as a third party.

Good! Maybe she'll run on the Mainstream All American Tea Party ticket. It's the Republican party that is the "third party".

58 posted on 10/14/2011 10:24:25 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: Palladin

Now, that’s playing the Jesus card. Watch out for that lightning bolt!


59 posted on 10/14/2011 10:25:38 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: NordP

Don’t you ever wonder what motivates those $10,000 a plate donors? How many are wealthy patriots and how many want something in return? This is crony capitalism.


60 posted on 10/14/2011 10:28:58 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: dfwgator

That is exactly how I see myself, too.


61 posted on 10/14/2011 10:29:28 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - Rebut, refute, reFudiate!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Do people still take Sarah seriously...following her every move as if she has some brilliant master plan that will ultimately be unveiled to save the country?


62 posted on 10/14/2011 10:32:37 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: mnehring

Sarah runs her own Facebook.


63 posted on 10/14/2011 10:33:02 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: Bigtigermike; chickpundit; Cicero; Col Freeper; csb; DJ MacWoW; exit82; florida grl; glock rocks; ..
SARAH PALIN'S NEW PING LIST!

64 posted on 10/14/2011 10:35:00 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR so, support it! Compiling New Sarah Palin Ping List! Tell me if you want on it!)
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To: Bigtigermike
Don't know if this is true or not, waiting to hear her words.

But I sure as hell can understand why.

The only reason I'm still a Republican is so I can vote for a tea party backed conservative Republicans in primaries.......The only reason!

65 posted on 10/14/2011 10:36:34 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: Friendofgeorge

“I like Cain, but he simply has not been vetted.”

Define ‘vetted’.

The man has had a public talk show that put it all on the line for five straight years. Anything you could possibly want to know about him is out there for you to see/hear. Nobody is more of an open book.

What more do you want? What would make him properly ‘vetted’ in you eyes? (I know it sounds like I’m being sarcastic and snappish, but it’s a genuine question.)

“Also the MSM pollsters are pushing him just as they pushed all the others for a time. They are only messing with us, trying to pick our candidate.”

From what you wrote, it looks to me that anyone who’s ahead in the polls are being pushed onto us by the MSM. Am I reading that wrong?

The fact is, the MSM hates Cain.

“Why has he raised such little money?”

People only back potential winners. Until he took the Florida Straw poll, he was liked, but ‘couldn’t win’. As soon as had some advantage, people jumped all over him.

The presidential campaign funds are only counted every quarter (3 months). In the last *week* of the third quarter (right after the straw poll) he took in what he’d taken in for the entire second quarter. ($2.5 million dollars)

I’m sure that it’s more now. He’s only begun to surge. We won’t know until the fourth quarter funds are counted and submitted.


66 posted on 10/14/2011 10:41:51 PM PDT by Marie (Cain 9s Have Teeth)
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To: CSI007
In the end the establishment republicans can go join their friends in the democrat party where they belong.

Ditto.

67 posted on 10/14/2011 10:44:55 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: cradle of freedom

Aren’t they called “The Communist Elite Party”?


68 posted on 10/14/2011 10:51:13 PM PDT by lephantom
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To: independent in tx
Who?

You are new here so we will give you a pass for not knowing Governor Palin.
69 posted on 10/14/2011 10:56:38 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: Palladin

Ouch. Irrelevance is overftaking her faster than I feared.


70 posted on 10/14/2011 11:00:13 PM PDT by Kevmo (Caveat lurkor pro se ipso judicatis: Let the lurker decide for himself)
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To: max americana
Renaissance Hotel bar room in Hollywood at the same time across town, Odumbo visited L.A. You know where it is, Ms. ex-West L.A. refugee :)

well hell. Now I really wish I'd been there. :) You know it would have taken me like five hours to get home because the Kenyan kid blocked the damn traffic. Good memory max americana.

Oh if only they could read some of our posts. haha. Although I get the impression you are a man of strong opinions in the real world too. So probably no surprises there.

I went over to a business contact's house for a job the other day (in the arts) and front & center on the console was a picture of the Obama family all smiling. God I almost spewed the coffee from my mouth. These libs are just whacked!!!

I really respect the person artistically and they are very accomplished, but all I could think was what a complete, utter idiot and a true embarrassment for him. I choked back the words, "Are you kidding me? A picture of the Obamas on your entry console? Lord help us all!!!"

71 posted on 10/14/2011 11:02:22 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I’m confused. Isn’t one reason why she’s not running is that we have so many wonderful GOP candidates in the race, that it wasn’t necessary for her to jump in? So, if she was fine with calling herself a Republican a few days ago and is fine with whoever the nominee is, why does she no longer want to be called a Republican?


72 posted on 10/14/2011 11:02:41 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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To: sarasmom

Two RINO candidates? I can think of at least three.


73 posted on 10/14/2011 11:25:16 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Friendofgeorge

I have heard that he is running a VERY lean campaign. Someone mentioned his book tour (which Karl rove just couldn’t understand ) was on the publishers dime.

By some miracle, against all the talking heads advice he is still surging.
He has been doing a national campaign.

How is he UP in Iowa, south Carolina and Florida?
He is running HIS campaign. He is a bright man and just like he would govern, he is not following past models of campaigning.

With that said, we do need to send him money. Most of us supporting him are of the 53% who pay the taxes hence are the ones who have little left after payday. Please send him something. 5 or 10 dollars when you can


74 posted on 10/14/2011 11:31:03 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Friendofgeorge

His speech today in Memphis. Please give him your attention; many of us are. Could it be he is the natural Tea Party candidate? I have a strong suspicion that the answer is yes.

http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-cain-bartlett,0,6371777.story


75 posted on 10/14/2011 11:33:09 PM PDT by jobim
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To: Bigtigermike

She shouldn’t and won’t run 3rd party, but on the other hand, the threat of a 3rd party run from her might knock some sense into the Republican establishment.


76 posted on 10/14/2011 11:43:11 PM PDT by FreedomForce (Dunno 2012)
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To: GLDNGUN
Sarah may have felt that for the GOP, the current crop was acceptable. Any one of them would be better than OBlame0. Still, would they be best for America?

Some have plans to revive America. One has twelve ways, another has 59. Another has 23 foster children. And then there's 999. But, America has a new problem: The Occupy Wall Street astroturf event orchestrated by the Communists Among Us attempting counter/nullify/cancel the TEA Party.

I'm an SOB and can go straight to hell while getting my 'ass kicked' by a Chicago thug (was thinking about Daley, but OBlameO works too). Now, unfortunately it'll likely be a park dwelling Wall Street protester who wishes to lay his smelly hands on me. But, I'm not taking the bait. And I'll carry a bar of soap.

For some, government is the solution and Wall Street is the problem. For others, government is the problem and Wall Street (and Main Street) are getting screwed which means recent graduates may not find a job- soon.

It doesn't take a f()king genius to know where jobs come from and it ain't government..unless..society is so doing so well that it can absorb the cost of phony government workers, and their benefits, and their pensions. Need I go on?

What I love about Palin detractors are their gap-toothed attempts to smear a woman who almost single-handedly defeated Obama- even with the on-going attacks on herself and her family while running with the biggest across-the-aisle faux conservative since Romney.

What conservatives need to remember is that regardless what the media says, the problems we face don't come from Wall Street but from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Slappin' Sarah around may make some feel better about themselves but it embarrasses me.

77 posted on 10/15/2011 12:04:31 AM PDT by budwiesest (It's that girl from Alaska, again.)
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To: CSI007

Absolutely agree 100%. I have been telling people for years that I am a Conservative first, and a republican 2nd, and only because most of the time the republican candidate believes more of what I do.
If I thought we could break away from the establishment wusses right now, successfully, I would bolt the party also.
Perhaps, she and Bachmann are going to endorse Cain tomorrow, because the see the establishment about to gang up on the only true “Tea Party Conservative” left in the race.
It would, as Bachmann put it, “fire up this race”.


78 posted on 10/15/2011 12:07:30 AM PDT by rikkir (Political office should be a sacrifice, not a reward. Do your service and GO HOME!)
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To: ArchAngel1983

“If I could register as a Conservative, I’d drop the Republican party like a bad habit.”

I bet it shocks the hell out of people when I tell them you can do just that here in....

New York


79 posted on 10/15/2011 12:20:19 AM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Certainly, Washington has shown itself to be incapable of reform from the inside, regardless of which party is in power.

THis is why Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee are equally horrified at the prospect of Herman Cain, even as they were horrified by Sarah Palin. It only makes sense to promote pressure from the grass roots and from outside the Beltway to create change for the better.

80 posted on 10/15/2011 12:32:07 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: sarasmom

Post so full of contradictions it staggers the mind.


81 posted on 10/15/2011 12:36:30 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: chesty_puller

I used to almost get embarrased when the GOP would call and the Wife answered the phone, needless to say they call no more.


82 posted on 10/15/2011 12:40:24 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: hope

We stayed registered as republican for one reason, it is closed primaries here in AZ.


83 posted on 10/15/2011 12:42:48 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: Longbow1969

She is not running, yet “SOME” latch onto every Palin thread to weigh in that she is not running.


84 posted on 10/15/2011 12:45:50 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: hope
You are right, AZ is now a semi-closed primary state, so independents can vote R or D. Few years ago such was not the case.

Wife and I will be changing registration to Independent

85 posted on 10/15/2011 12:52:02 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: dfwgator

Lol...i cannot believe the fawning still continues

My faith in her is shot...i mean..so what lady...you shoulda ran or told us a year ago
Dragged us around to the end...bad form


86 posted on 10/15/2011 1:19:57 AM PDT by wardaddy (we have entered whatever land here on FR..maybe we will find our bearing again some day)
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To: cradle of freedom; Mr. Mojo; dixiechick2000; stephenjohnbanker; Pelham

I’ll tell u what sport...u are talking to 2000 dollar plate guy
I do it for ideology...same reason I give to this forum..not for favors from JR
....My dad was a pioneer for Magnus and never asked for diddly

You want real influence?

Hire a lobbyist or pester a local rep...

Most big donors on the conservative side who campaign and participate as individuals do so because they have vision for the nation...or in my case...the culture

This is where Palin’s populism rhetoric left me unamused

It is one thing to hammer Jeff Immelt but the danger is it’s a quick skip to sentiments like the one you alluded to and on to class envy which Obama has circled his wagons over


87 posted on 10/15/2011 1:35:23 AM PDT by wardaddy (we have entered whatever land here on FR..maybe we will find our bearing again some day)
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To: Bigtigermike

>>> Earthquake?

c’mon


88 posted on 10/15/2011 1:51:38 AM PDT by tlb
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To: Sea Parrot

That was the first thing I checked for before switching. :)


89 posted on 10/15/2011 1:55:14 AM PDT by hope
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To: Perdogg
She does not have to run for anything to be so fed up with the republican leadership that she no longer wants to be associated with that den of liars and thieves. boehner and mcconnell have both lost Rush... and me... and now Palin. Our plan is to take back the republican party from these jerks and if that does not work... we will kill it off and replace it. I am a Conservative... I didn't leave the republican party... it left me... and one thing more... I only vote for Conservative republicans... nominate a mushy liberal republican and there will be no vote from me! I am not alone.

LLS

90 posted on 10/15/2011 2:18:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: sarasmom
The only TRUE republicans in DC are trash of the worst kind... liars, cheaters and thieves... and RUSH has now turned on them... took him long enough. You take your republican brand and hug it... it is an endangered species. Most of us despise the republican leadership almost as much as the dims... and it is not YOUR party... IT IS THEIR PARTY. Maybe not for much longer... one way or the other.

LLS

91 posted on 10/15/2011 2:25:55 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: chesty_puller

Well stated and well thought out!

LLS


92 posted on 10/15/2011 2:30:04 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Undecided 2012
I think that the republican’t leadership is bought and paid for and so are the dims... many times by the exact same evil. Just yesterday it was reported... wait for it... obama has sent 100 US TROOPS INTO UGANDA... UGANDA... AFRICA... 100 TROOPS IN UGANDA. The media whistles and attacks Cain.

LLS

93 posted on 10/15/2011 2:33:37 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

Amen Sister!

LLS


94 posted on 10/15/2011 2:35:33 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Undecided 2012

I can answer that... obama is a muslim... killing Christians is great sport for “THOSE” people.

LLS


95 posted on 10/15/2011 2:36:52 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Hildy

You are correct... but... before this is over they will care... it is already too late for the current leadership. They are to be shunned and despised.

LLS


96 posted on 10/15/2011 2:43:06 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Bigtigermike

Maybe Sarah was right to wait. I am beginning to think that Obama will win again. Between the establishment Republicans secretly plotting to do away with the TEA party and Romney the likely candidate, it now seems distinctly possible that the RINOs will lose. If Obama gets in, it will cause more damage to our nation; but it will also immeasurably strengthen the TEA Party, further discredit the Left as the country continues to decline, and pave the way for a true Conservative era.


97 posted on 10/15/2011 3:03:54 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: onyx

Hi onyx, would you please add me to your list....Thanks!


98 posted on 10/15/2011 3:13:11 AM PDT by pattty (I stand with Sarah Palin)
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To: Bigtigermike

The GOP has shown that it cannot be trusted.

ROVE attacks GOP women.

ROMNEY attacks GOP candidates.

The GOP is on deathwatch.


99 posted on 10/15/2011 3:51:02 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: cradle of freedom; wardaddy

” Don’t you ever wonder what motivates those $10,000 a plate donors? How many are wealthy patriots and how many want something in return? This is crony capitalism.”

How the hell would YOU know which ones are patriots, and which ones want a quid pro quo

Are you clairvoyant?

If you want to buy a politician it takes hundreds of thousands.

A CLOSE FRIEND OF MINE IS PAYING 3 GRAND FOR A DINNER TO RAISE MONEY TO REMOVE OUR LUNATIC SHERIFF. IS HE BUYING INFLUENCE? NO. HE IS A PATRIOT TRYING TO REMOVE A LUNATIC SHERIFF.


100 posted on 10/15/2011 5:42:25 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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