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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.


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KEYWORDS: enemedia; leftspew; motorcycles; palin; pds; rollingthunder; smellthefear; suzannemurray; theygotnothin; waroncommonsense; waronsarah
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I've got bad news for Ms. Murray: A lot of my friends had mini-bikes and motorcycles when I was Piper's age and I had a Yamaha 125 street bike that I rode off-road. Millions of kids have ridden on the backs of motorcycles. Heck, we rode in the back of pickup trucks when I was younger. No seat belts, no anything.

1 posted on 05/30/2011 2:18:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The writer has problems with a kid on a motorcycle?! Dufus. We were riding around on go-carts and all sorts of things as kids—like tractors. Driving them. Ourselves. Without a helmet. At 11 and 12.

The woman is a moron.


2 posted on 05/30/2011 2:21:54 PM PDT by madison10
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

get a life asshole.....but Sarah scares the crap out of them.....any kid can ride on the back of a motorcycle, especially when it’s their Dad driving....


3 posted on 05/30/2011 2:22:20 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That lady lives a sheltered city life. My 11 year old son has been riding 4 wheelers since 6 years old and has had a 100cc Honda dirt bike for 2 years. I feel sorry for people who have absolutely no perspective other than their own little world and their pathetic little experience.


4 posted on 05/30/2011 2:22:23 PM PDT by suthener
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dam*, that lady’s diggin harder than my Shepherd after shadows on the ground. That’s sayin alot.


5 posted on 05/30/2011 2:22:26 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! These fools are REALLY starting to show their desperation!!


6 posted on 05/30/2011 2:23:43 PM PDT by allsouthern
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To: All

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

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Three strikes and you’re out.

This no-nothing witch has a propagandizing axe to grind.

Dismissed.


7 posted on 05/30/2011 2:24:47 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: magna carta

Is this how low they HAVE to stoop to criticize SP?
Or, is it how low they WILL stoop to criticize SP?
Either way it makes the MSM look small.


8 posted on 05/30/2011 2:24:47 PM PDT by Optimist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Spoken like a true “Progressive”—always intruding on other people’s business


9 posted on 05/30/2011 2:25:35 PM PDT by radar101
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Spoken like a true “Progressive”—always intruding on other people’s business


10 posted on 05/30/2011 2:25:40 PM PDT by radar101
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She's way too young to be introduced to such a dangerous activity.

What if this "dangerous activity" was abortion and a parent was trying to ensure that her daughter does not have one?

Would we get the same sort of warning, or would the parent be chastised for daring to infringe on the independence of her daughter.

11 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:00 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: madison10; The Wizard; suthener; magna carta; allsouthern; EyeGuy; Optimist

look at the comments at the link. She’s not getting the reaction she planned on, I’ll wager. Even the self-described Palin-haters think the author jumped the shark!


12 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (How do you starve an Obama supporter? Hide his food stamps under his work boots.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This woman is a friggin idiot.

My son started riding when he was 7, he is now 46 and his daughter 10, loves to ride behind him, when she isn’t riding her own bike, a Honda 50.

A mistake to go on a family outing with your sisters and your dad? Crazy. Her Mom was up behind her other daughter Willow.

Do not let the fears of people who afraid of their own shadow frighten you. Do what you think is right.

When I die I will never have said I wish I had tried that. I tried it all-—except Bungy jumping, I never had much of a desire for that LOL.


13 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:13 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’ll bitch about anything. They got nothing.

Lots of bikers are Republican, so keep it up idiots. lol


14 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:31 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Should 10 year olds be in automobiles. THEY MIGHT GET HURT!


15 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:40 PM PDT by reaganator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>Once again Sarah Palin put her own PR in front of her her children’s needs and safety.<

You gotta love these idiot moonbats bitch about Palin. If she simply walked across the street, the MSM will make a story that her carbon footprints caused the earth’s axis to tilt 25 degrees.


16 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:42 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

From the author’s bio: “In her current life, she’s raising 8 chickens and one adventurous three-year-old.”

I’m betting that her chickens are having a more adventurous life than her 3-year old kid!


17 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:45 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In her current life, she's raising 8 chickens and one adventurous three-year-old.

Presumably without a father for either the chickens or the 3-year-old. Her child is in more danger of getting e.coli from being around chickens than Piper Palin is on a motorcycle.

Anyone who imagines the Democrats aren't terrified that Sarah will send Zero back to Africa with what's left of his giblets isn't paying attention.

18 posted on 05/30/2011 2:26:50 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Oh most loving Father, preserve us from faithless fears and worldly anxieties.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I do not know the site. I will assume that this is a parody of how Sarah Palin drives lefties batty. Otherwise the lady who typed in these feeeeeeeeeeeeelings is batty already.


19 posted on 05/30/2011 2:27:01 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

now they are just reaching for issues.

This is utter NYC nonsense.


20 posted on 05/30/2011 2:27:23 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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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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>>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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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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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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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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To: Bryanw92

Let’s see, is this Murray married with kids? Someone need to find out what sort of mother (besides a MFer) she is.


41 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:17 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow. Meow. Jealousy’s such an ugly thang, Suze babe.


42 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:20 PM PDT by Miss Behave ("It's not going to happen." ~BiBi the Badass)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What an idiot! Where in the depths of whimpdom did they find this POS? Around here ten year olds are riding dirt bikes, 4 wheelers and plowing the fields, cutting/bailing hay and even riding horses! In short, learning how to be a productive member of society instead of some helpless whimp!


43 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:44 PM PDT by 95B30 ( The Professional Left: "Their morals are crooked, their take logic is flawed, their honor is stolen)
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WOW! The responses on the site are incredible even the Palin haters are enraged. These type of articles are a blessing in disguise. If enough of them appear the haters who know nothing about Palin will start to research deeper knowing the vile that is being spewed is false.


44 posted on 05/30/2011 2:34:59 PM PDT by CONSERVE
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Heck, where Im from you start carrying a gun deer hunting at that age. No wonder the younger generations are turning into liberal pansies.


45 posted on 05/30/2011 2:35:24 PM PDT by allsouthern
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To: Bockscar
This Bat case is grabbing at nonexistent straws. She is in Extreme PDS Hyperdrive and is flailing and clutching nothing but air. At best, certifiable and loony.
46 posted on 05/30/2011 2:37:14 PM PDT by JPG (Bibi 1, O'Hamas 0.)
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To: allsouthern

I usually kept a rifle in my trunk for protection, back then the school didn’t have any input on such things.


47 posted on 05/30/2011 2:39:42 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: 2ndDivisionVet

THUMBS-UP COMMENT COUNT:

Sarah Palin - 43
(and most of the writers are actually anti-Palin)

Suzanne Murray - 0


48 posted on 05/30/2011 2:39:52 PM PDT by Optimist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yea! Those little kids wouldn't enjoy riding a bike or something.

Kids just don't like that kind of stuff!

Especially little girls. they want to play with dolls and stuff!

Look at the expression on her face!! She wants to RIDE!!

50 posted on 05/30/2011 2:41:34 PM PDT by CharlyFord
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