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Sarah Palin Makes a Rolling Blunder at Motorcycle Rally (Scandal? Piper was on a motorcycle!!)
The Stir ^ | May 30, 2011 | Suzanne Murray

Posted on 05/30/2011 2:18:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Yesterday, thousands of bikers descended upon Washington, D.C., for the annual Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally. The rally is an annual demonstration that was started in 1987 to bring attention to the plight of prisoners of war and to those service people missing in action. Among the riders? Sarah Palin. Decked out in a black jacket, big shades, and a Harley-Davidson helmet the Mama Grizzly transformed herself into a Motorcyle Mama for the day to join them in the cause.

Palin was joined at the rally by her husband Todd (forever riding the metaphorical sidecar) and her two daughters, Bristol and Piper. She rode on the back of one motorcyle, Bristol rode on the back of another, and Todd drove his own bike with Piper on the back.

That's right. Sarah Palin let her 10-year-old daughter Piper Palin on a motorcycle.

Are you kidding me?

Motorcycles can be fun and exhilarating to ride -- I've done it. But they can also be dangerous and are known for their ability to kill and maim, even the most skilled riders. A motorcycle is no place for a 10-year-old. It makes no difference that Piper was wearing a helmet, that the bike may have been "going slow," and that she wasn't the one driving it. She's way too young to be introduced to such a dangerous activity.

Once again Sarah Palin put her own PR in front of her her children's needs and safety. But that's not so surprising. After all, don't mama grizzlies eat their young?

Do you think kids should go on motorcyles?

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In a former life, Suzanne Murray was a lawyer, a journalist, and a green lifestyle guru. She's launched several web sites, and has worked at the Washington Post Company, the New York Observer, and myriad women's magazines. In her current life, she's raising 8 chickens and one adventurous three-year-old.


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: enemedia; leftspew; motorcycles; palin; pds; rollingthunder; smellthefear; suzannemurray; theygotnothin; waroncommonsense; waronsarah
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

worked at the Washington Post Company, the New York Observer.................................... Nuff said. As minute as it sounds, it goes does over well with the NYC Lib crowd. I would venture to guess that she would approve of 10 yr olds having sex in the classroom coat closet.


21 posted on 05/30/2011 2:28:14 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The storm clouds of war are on the horizon, 1939 is again approaching us.)
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To: madison10

At age 12 I had my own street bike, no helmet, and it was my personal vehicle for school, etc., my only one until I turned 14 and got a 55 Chevy (with no seatbelts of course).


23 posted on 05/30/2011 2:28:35 PM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: suthener

I feel sorry for people who have absolutely no perspective other than their own little world and their pathetic little experience.


Amen to that! I grew up on a ranch and we did all sorts of fun things that people like her would never be capable of relating to. To hell with her and her ilk.


24 posted on 05/30/2011 2:28:43 PM PDT by unkus
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To: madison10

Why doesn’t Ms. Murray just mind her own f’n business?


25 posted on 05/30/2011 2:28:53 PM PDT by donhunt (I am sick and tired of those bastards insulting and lying to me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I sold my Honda Trail 70 a few years ago, but (don’t laugh) I very often had two kids on it with me when we rode around the neighborhood... unhelmeted. Anyone who thinks I don’t worry about the health and safety of my kids can bite me. Anyone who thinks Palin doesn’t care about her kids is grasping at straws. No one really thinks that. The media frenzy is fascinating though. Is it possible that they don’t understand how they are being played? Palin is a genius.


26 posted on 05/30/2011 2:29:24 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can go to hell.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Todd drove his own bike

That would be "rode", not "drove". The woman clearly has no idea what she's talking about.

27 posted on 05/30/2011 2:29:27 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“In a former life Murray was a lawyer, journalist, a greenie” and in this life she is an IDIOT!
28 posted on 05/30/2011 2:29:27 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Venturer
Her Mom was up behind her other daughter Willow
29 posted on 05/30/2011 2:29:41 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The nature of the attacks on SP are getting wimpier and wimpier. Faux outrage at it’s finest.


30 posted on 05/30/2011 2:30:13 PM PDT by drierice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL! I had a Honda SL100 when I was her age....would go 50 mph wide open!


31 posted on 05/30/2011 2:30:13 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

my dollar to your donut the author is pro-abortion...its not okay for parents to accompany their kids on motorcycle rides but its okay to kill them at birth....


32 posted on 05/30/2011 2:30:47 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>>In a former life, Suzanne Murray was a lawyer, a journalist, and a green lifestyle guru.

Wow. Three losers in one, like the Unholy Trinity of Stupid.


33 posted on 05/30/2011 2:30:52 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (We don't need to win elections. We need to win a revolution.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“forever riding the metaphorical sidecar”

What’s up with that!


34 posted on 05/30/2011 2:31:23 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: TribalPrincess2U
OOPS. That was not finished—Her Mom was up behind her other daughter Willow

No that was not her daughter Willow. That woman was as old as Sarah. Willow is younger then Bristol.

35 posted on 05/30/2011 2:32:15 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL! Is that all they got? Wow! Wait till they find out how good piper is with a gun.

This is just too much. What a fun campaign and she hasn’t even announced yet.


36 posted on 05/30/2011 2:32:50 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Do you think kids should go on motorcyles?

Which is more damaging to the health of kids: parents giving their kids a ride on a motorcycle, or the parents who kill their children and call it abortion. At least Piper has been given a chance at life.
37 posted on 05/30/2011 2:32:53 PM PDT by adorno
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lady, you have to go to Thailand. There are whole families on a 125 cc motorbike. Not only that but there is virtually no ‘lane discipline’ in the smaller towns.

I suspect that the bike never got over 25 mph.


38 posted on 05/30/2011 2:33:12 PM PDT by BillM
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My grandkids got their first dirt bikes at 9, courtesy of Grandpa. They also four wheel and have been taught to safely handle and fire weapons appropriate to their age. If this lady came to my house in the summer she’d have a heart attack.


39 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:07 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This communist frets about a kid in a motorcycle, but probably doesn’t bat an eye if a young girl goes in for an abortion. Hypocritical scum.


40 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:17 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative (There are still some rinos left for 2012. Let's get them and the fake tea partiers!)
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