Skip to comments.Operation Freep Palin- Counter the Attack (update @219- small, token gifts OK)
Posted on 11/06/2008 8:43:30 AM PST by mnehringEdited on 11/06/2008 10:47:00 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
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Sarah ping me!!!!!!!!
Palin almost pulled it out for McCain. You wouldn’t have wanted to see the election returns without her. She was the one thing that got the base as energized as it is.
Thank you for an outstanding idea. I will be sending her flowers tomorrow and emailed this idea to everyone in my address book.
You tell em...let them go join the I love Carl and Shep club!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID YOU LEFT OF RIGHT REPUBLICANS. AND THAT IS EXACTLY THE REASON THEY HAVE ATTACT HER WITH A VINGENCE. THEY KNOW WHAT MAY BE COMING IN 2012. MC DADDY WOULD NOT HAVE GOTTEN AS MANY VOTES AS HE DID WITH OUT PALIN, OR LEAST MY VOTE WAS FOR PALIN, NOT MC DADDY. WHY DO THEY JUST NOT GET IT.......JUST HOW HARD IS IT TO UNDERSTAND. HOPEFULLY THE LOSS OF SEVERAL SEATS WILL SEND A MESSAGE TO THE REPUBLICANS TO GET FRESH, NO HOLDS BARRED, RED BLOODED, SAY IT LIKE IT IS, FIGHT TO THE FINISH CANIDATES. AS SAID IN A MOVIE.....TRUE GRIT.....
THANK YOU SARAH PALIN FOR YOUR EFFORTS, AND MAY GOD GRANT YOU 2012 ON A SILVER PLATTER. I’LL VOTE FOR YOU IN A HEARTBEAT.
Gov Sarah Palin bashing won't be tolerated.
WE NEED TO LET FOX KNOW HOW WE FEEL. SEND YOUR CARDS AND EMAILS TO FOX, TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM.....
WE NEED TO LET FOX KNOW HOW WE FEEL. SEND YOUR CARDS AND EMAILS TO FOX, TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM.....
just sent her a support email ... let her know that she has a constituency for when she runs for President in 2012.
I sent her a note, but neglected the FR signature line.
Thanked her, and thanked her family for the stuff THEY had to put up with.
Here is a link to where they talk about it and name names of the ones they can verify as spreading this crap: Operation Leper
You have to scroll down the page a little bit to read it.
You’re joking right? You’re THAT willing to eat up the propaganda and smears? Has it dawned to you that the MSM, DNC, RINOS, and potential Republican rivals will do anything, say anything, to take her out? Well??? You think Mitt could draw crowds of 20k-60k? The Huckster? C’mon....get real. You KNOW how the MSM and DNC would hack them to bits (Mitt and the “rich dude”, “Mormon” angles...Huckster and the “religious fanatical right” angle).
I assure you, the main reason a lot of people voted for McCain (other than their disgust for Obama) was because of Palin. McCain knew he was on shakey ground with the conservative base: often accused of being too touchy-feely with the “moderates”. He’s made it a career to push conservative ideas under the bus whenever it served his purpose. Remember the amnesty bill? Nuff said.
Palin went “rogue” when she realized that “staying on McCain’s dogma script” was political suicide and a one-way ticket to defeat. She pushed for Joe the plummer. She pushed the Ayers angle. Old John was just too tepid.
The MSM would have a crapfest to see Palin doing things HER WAY without the filters or the handlers. That’s what scares them. With no Johnny Boy to be a millstone, things would be a lot more different.
Just my two cents...
I did it 14-15 years ago...when I was your age. Haven’t voted for a single Demorat since then, but voted for conservative third party candidates more than once. Sarah Palin was the reason I voted R this time.
Sarah Palin: “I love those old sports movies, like Hoosiers, and Rudy, those that show that the underdog can make it and it's all about tenacity and work ethic and determination, and just doing the right thing. So it would probably be one of those two old sports movies.”
The Rudy Movie: Note the scene at the 7:00 mark, talk about inspiring. We can't give up on standing up for what we believe in. Sarah has a fighters spirit. Great scene.
Favorite Rudy scene?
Palin: “At the very end, the victories! Yeah! Rudy, where he gets to run out on the field and he gets to participate and make a difference.”
Here's Sarah's favorite scene at 2:35 mark as narrated by Rudy Ruettiger himself.
Dumb huh? Governor of Alaska, was a hair away from being VP of the USA... versus someone sitting behind a keyboard mocking her? That comment says a lot more about you than her.
I just sent her a Build-A-Bear Christmas Moose!!! It is adorable!
I want on the Sarah Palin list too! Love, Love Love her.....we should all call the RNC and tell them we want them to help expose who this “unnamed source” is so we can put a face on the coward.
Thank you for this great idea.
This I'm going to leave the party is just what will make the DUs happy beyond all measure! Your just making their day! Conservatives should not be picking up their marbles and going home....they should be picking up their Constitution and joining their local Republican committee...make us stronger!
OK? Now go do the “right” thing!
McCain/Palin AZ 54% / AK 62%
Self-PING for later action after work!
Another poster sending Palin a “Build a Bear” inspired me. What creative things can we send? Who can be the most creative in his’ or her’s gift?
Build a Bear is winning so far. http://www.buildabear.com/
I sent flowers yesterday..
Some other ideas are balloon bouquets, candy-grams, etc.. anyone else have some ideas?
Thanks for this thread. I’ve been so angry about this I haven’t been able to see straight.
Scothia, his nose would have been schmooshed in the snow. Summer is better...he can get lost and we wouldn’t be able to find about him.
Everyone, please help keep this pinged, linked to any threads on the Palin attacks, and forward to all your ping lists.
Let’s overwhelm Governor Palin with Thank You’s.
They know EXACTLY, that is was Gov Palin who brought in the crowds, who stood for Republicans. Had it not been for Sarah, McCain, I think, would not have received the number of votes he did. Right now we’re seeing the envy and sore losers in McCain’s camp trying to take Sarah down to their level. It won’t happen..she’s not a gutter sniper.
I sent the following email to Sarah Palins governor office in early September, but now a card is definitely the way to go.
I am supposed to enthusiastically join the Republican campaign, because McCain has chosen you as his vice president candidate. However, I foresee you confronting consistent internal tactics to isolate, misquote, miscommunicate and misinform shunting into obscurity the conservative positions, which dominate your political career.
Conservatives associating with the Republican Party may view you positively, but manifold enemies surround you. McCain forces will grant such selective influence, as they believe increases daily polling numbers, not only during the campaign, but in Washington if the Republican ticket is elected. According to Republican elites an era of William F. Buckleys writings fueling Ronald Reagans initiatives is historical aberration, so maintaining conservative credentials means fighting a political Cold War. Principled actions demand extraordinary energy, cunning, and endurance to fight battles within as severe as any against the Democrats.
I received a small taste of that when spending several fruitless days attempting to open an account the GOP said people could use to address platform issues. I think it is reasonable to conclude too many people, who were not John McCain acolytes, had been submitting information. I had seen stories GOP elites were going to rewrite the platform for McCains candidacy, and there was confirmation.
You can easily follow downward sloping paths similar to Ike Eisenhowers in relationships with political elites. When Republicans chose Ike, Harry Truman said they would eat him alive. Truman foretold Ikes principle compromises, even as Republican leaders maintained Ikes proven character was vital to reverse ever-diminishing Republican Party influence.
The first major principle abandonment came when Joe McCarthy denounced George Marshall as a Communist. General Marshall had promoted Eisenhower over hosts of more senior officers, and supported his assignment as commander of the D-Day invasion. Ike decreed McCarthy would not board his train in Wisconsin. Ike would also present a tribute to Marshall in Milwaukee. First aides, through supposed miscommunication, allowed McCarthy on the train. Political aides then not only dissuaded Ike from delivering the tribute, but also convinced him to appear with McCarthy in speeches. Eventually Ike would participate in political lies surrounding the U-2, completely stifling the character and principles of the man who lead allied troops on D-Day, and whom Americans thought they had elected.
I do not plan to identify with the politically nuanced who find compromise of conservative principles a way to office. In general saying, Vote for us. We are just as good as the Democrats should garner many votes from those traditionally driven by media sound bites impacting their emotions. However, the party alienates people like me who voted their own job out of existence, decided to serve voluntarily in harms way, turned down promotions out of principle, and operate a home on a single income. From events of the past several years, I must conclude that fundamentally the GOP finds such people as you and me irrelevant, if not embarrassing.
Remember the success of Bill Clinton cemented in politics for both parties the idea that character did not matter. There are no principles, but only ideas that secure possession of an office. John McCain is the most prominent Republican example of this new direction towards possession of power through careful exploitation of perceived expediency. You have been chosen for the ideas you express, but those dominating party leadership remain confident they can suppress or deflect any embarrassing expressions of principle. For you to maintain conservative stature requires overcoming McCains additive fawning for media, and liberal approval.
Politics is the art of compromise and leadership is the art of principle. Lincoln used superb political skills to implement some of the most cogent and insightful principles to guide this nation. McCain has used political skills to implement compromises consistent with increasing personal acclaim. The former is dead and the latter is alive, but dead to principles unrelated to his immediate personal advancement.
Since leadership is absent from the Democrat and Republican Parties, each individual must make a way to manage commitment to principle and political party affiliation. Each individual must answer questions as to what extent, under what circumstances and when, if ever, do you forsake conservative principles to align with an enemy of your beliefs against a greater enemy of your beliefs? You should never pretend conscious decisions are not required every day as political elites offer instruction and persuasion allowing you to find supposedly morally or ethically supportable choices, when such weighty utilitarian and cynical considerations dominate the campaign.
Besides McCains conservative problems with granting amnesty to illegal aliens and restricting freedom of speech, he has a more subtle, but tragic, deficiency in the areas of national security and integrity illustrating my point about correctly identifying moral and ethical issues.
John McCain lacks leadership for the Global War on Terror. His leadership codified the Army interrogation manual making terrorists legal combatants. His leadership granted terrorists American citizenship rights under Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments. He thereby ensures information vital to defeat terrorists remains sacred and unobtainable. Terrorists are unresponsive to direct questioning and psychological gambits. Therefore, interrogators need all stress and coercion techniques our military encounters in survival schools. McCain embraces liberal orthodoxy considering those methods torture, but his searing experiences call forth contrary insights he must suppress.
McCain especially understands from the Geneva Conventions terrorists are not insurgents or freedom fighters. They are not armed forces, militias, or volunteer corps of any country or authority. These killers are not members of organized resistance movements carrying arms openly. They have no distinctive identifier. Terrorists cannot even qualify as spies or saboteurs destroying infrastructure required to support military operations. Therefore, they are not prisoners of war.
McCain understands Geneva Conventions intended to isolate such forces, provide them no protections, and allow destruction with any overwhelming furies needed to crush their abominations. Knowing these factors, he has promised to close Guantanamo Bay, inviting terrorists into our legal system. He has decided to accommodate extraordinarily savage behavior, which checkmates national laws intended to manage simple murder and kidnapping, and renders Posse Comitatus a crumbling deception. To gain liberal and media approbation, McCain has embraced their doctrinaire civil liberty rules providing legal conduits enabling terrorists to move operatives and material into this country for an effective war against us.
McCain especially appreciates from our Constitution that laws guaranteeing civil liberties presuppose operation within an invincible society. He more than most understands Alexander Hamiltons words that acknowledging devastating, unforeseeable perils exist must precede deliberations balancing common defense and civil liberties. The Federal governments three branches primary responsibility is to pursue Hamiltons admonition that powers must exit without limitation; providing capabilities thwarting dangers as well as repelling attacks. McCain understands powerful warfare capabilities require the potent intelligence acquisition and exploitation he is determined to withhold before and throughout military campaigns.
The framers of our Constitution and the Geneva Conventions held powerful positions throughout the darkest times of our country and the world. They were our Founding Fathers, and parents and grandparents of the Greatest Generation. Their words expressed durable morality earned in our fight for freedom, and against the ultimate bloody deluges of the 20th century. These first generations expressed principles derived from confronting shattering tragedies, and earning peace through victory. John McCains actions are particularly reprehensible because he turns a blind eye to the council of these people for personal political gain.
McCain continually seeks popular advancement by placating those coveting comforting morality allowing shelter from hard choices and danger awareness. His crime is repudiating military and intelligence professionals facing the hardest choices when confronting shrewd, ruthless enemies obscured behind frightening uncertainties.
John McCain succumbed to the terrible addiction of political power. The same addiction expressed itself differently in fellow Navy officer Randy Cunningham, who was the Navys first Vietnam ace. Over the decades the honor and moral authority of both were gradually traded away for influence in the political arena. To me McCain is like a cadaver prepared for viewing. The removal of blood and organs equates to the trading away of honor and moral authority. The reputation that remains is like the cosmetics applied for viewing the corpse at the funeral. It is easy for anyone, including you, to get onto the same sort of gently downward sloping path.
The final result is tragic, but we should not suffer such pathetic and contemptible modern day Macbeths or Hamlets as President and Vice President. We should not design a platform enabling continuation of such abominable expressions of behavior. Conservatives should also be skeptical that anyone, including you, can maintain principle against determined assaults by political elites quietly chanting the mantra Bill Clinton bequeathed to politics.
You said it girl. We had few Republicans in our neck of the woods, when we moved here. We now have a couple of our Republicans win in this election. It takes work, it takes talking to people about what we stand for, and it takes our time and money to do it. Too long we’ve had Republicans “move on” because they didn’t realize there were other republicans in the area. We need to let people know who we are. I was known as a radical Republican by some in the area...and in a coven of democrats, I guess I was. Today we have a goodly number of Republicans, even our Mayor changed parties..in fact the whole family changed, all 10 of them.
I could provide you with some. See my posting history and you’ll see the pics I took of her in Kissimmee and Ocala.
From Georgia, send pecans or pralines.
Granted some states might need to be 'creative'. LOL
For those interested here’s a link to items made in the great state of Michigan.
That is what I am doing. Why should I take the easy route and leave the GOP? I want to kick the Vichy squatters out of party.
me too. I am a huge fan of Saracuda!! Love her and miss her.
When you think about it - she really is more of a threat to the stuck in the mud Republicans than she is to the rats. They need to be thrown out of the party.
Where is McCain in this? He ought to be defending her.
Will she be able to accept gifts? We wouldnt want to get her in trouble for accepting a box of nuts now would we?
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