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Sarah Palin. Is She Smart Enough?
Self | February 10, 2010 | Ronald Dahlberg

Posted on 02/09/2010 11:47:46 PM PST by factmart

I so sick and tired of the people saying that Sarah Palin is not ready to be President of the United States of America. She is not smart enough or she doesn’t have enough experience.


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I'm so sick and tired of the people saying that Sarah Palin is not ready to be President of the United States of America. They say "She is not smart enough or she doesn’t have enough experience".

The founders wanted citizens to be representatives of the government. They wanted citizens to serve one or two terms and then have a new citizen come and serve.

I think Sarah Palin has the qualities that George Washington needed to be President.

BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

George Washington may have attended a school near his home for the first few years. Later he went to another school, either in Fredericksburg, Stafford County, or Westmoreland County. He excelled in mathematics and learned the rudiments of surveying. But he was not taught Latin or Greek like many gentlemen's sons, and he never learned a foreign language. Nor did he attend college. His formal education ended around the age of 15.

His older brother Lawrence died in 1752, and shortly thereafter George inherited Mount Vernon. He also obtained Lawrence's place in the Virginia Militia and received a major's commission -- the first step in his military career.

George Washington spent the years between 1759 and 1775 as a gentleman farmer at Mount Vernon. He worked constantly to improve and expand the mansion house and its surrounding plantation. He established himself as an innovative farmer, who switched from tobacco to wheat as his main cash crop in the 1760's. In an effort to improve his farming operation, he diligently experimented with new crops, fertilizers, crop rotation, tools, and livestock breeding. He also expanded the work of the plantation to include flour milling and commercial fishing in an effort to make Mount Vernon a more profitable estate.

In June 1775, Congress commissioned George Washington to take command of the Continental Army besieging the British in Boston. He wrote home to Martha that he expected to return safe to her in the fall. The command kept him away from Mount Vernon for more than 8 years. 

It was a command for which his military background, although greater than that of any of the other available candidates, hardly prepared him. His knowledge lay in frontier warfare, involving relatively small numbers of soldiers. He had no practical experience maneuvering large formations, handling cavalry or artillery, or maintaining supply lines adequate to support thousands of men in the field. He learned on-the-job; and although his army reeled from one misfortune to another, he had the courage, determination, and mental agility to keep the American cause one step ahead of complete disintegration until he figured out how to win the unprecedented revolutionary struggle he was leading. Washington had little conventional military education to discard. In an unconventional conflict, he learned from experiences that perplexed and frustrated his opponents.

In his First Inaugural Address, Washington confessed that he was unpracticed in the duties of civil administration; however, he was one of the most able administrators ever to serve as President. He administered the government with fairness and integrity, assuring Americans that the President could exercise extensive executive authority without corruption. Further, he executed the laws with restraint, establishing precedents for broad-ranging presidential authority. "His integrity was most pure", Thomas Jefferson wrote, "his justice the most inflexible I have ever known, no motive of interest or consanguinity, friendship, or hatred, being able to bias his decision."

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Sarah Palin has more schooling then George Washington.

He administered the government with fairness and integrity, assuring Americans that the President could exercise extensive executive authority without corruption. Further, he executed the laws with restraint, establishing precedents for broad-ranging presidential authority. "His integrity was most pure", Thomas Jefferson wrote, "his justice the most inflexible I have ever known, no motive of interest or consanguinity, friendship, or hatred, being able to bias his decision".

I believe Sarah Palin would be like George Washington.

As President, Sarah Palin would administer the government with fairness and integrity, assuring Americans that as President she could exercise executive authority without corruption. Sarah Palin would execute the laws with restraint. Sarah Palin’s integrity would be most pure, her justice would have no motive of interest or consanguinity, friendship, or hatred, being able to bias her decision.

Washington had little conventional military education to discard. In an unconventional conflict, he learned from experiences that perplexed and frustrated his opponents.

Sounds like Sarah Palin. She learned from experiences that perplexes and frustrates her opponents. Experiences such as hunting, fishing, gardening, playing team sports, being a student that graduated from college, bachelor's degree in journalism, television sports reporter, wife, mother, mayor, chaired the Alaska’s Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Governor, and first Republican woman Vice Presidential candidate.

She did all these things and her critics say, "she not smart enough." So, all the people who hired her, voted for her, worked with her, did it because she wasn’t smart enough! Her experiences of just being a woman and doing what she has done, makes her smart enough!

Some people think she is not smart enough ... they think that no woman is smart enough.

Neither Obama nor Hillary Clinton can match her experiences and no one in politics today can match her in the most important qualities that Jefferson said George Washington had.

He administered the government with fairness and integrity, assuring Americans that the President could exercise extensive executive authority without corruption. Further, he executed the laws with restraint, establishing precedents for broad-ranging presidential authority. "His integrity was most pure", Thomas Jefferson wrote, "his justice the most inflexible I have ever known, no motive of interest or consanguinity, friendship, or hatred, being able to bias his decision".

1 posted on 02/09/2010 11:47:46 PM PST by factmart
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To: factmart

Zer0 continues to prove that he is an empty suit.


2 posted on 02/09/2010 11:51:10 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

I agree, great points...and as far as growing her knowledge she is doing it on exactly the right curve, perfect timimg. She will be so underestimated and blow everybody away in the debates in 2011, 2012. I had my doubts that dhe was running. Those doubts are toast.

President Palin January 20, 2013.


3 posted on 02/09/2010 11:56:13 PM PST by toddausauras
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To: factmart
Obviously, she doesn't need to be any smarter than she currently is.

She's been living rent free in liberal heads for 1.5 years, and every time she speaks or writes, their heads explode.

While this is entertaining, the damage being done to the USA by this communist regime is not funny. Sarah is the only person effectively countering the communist moves. As such, she is currently the front-runner for the next presidential opening, and I believe she will win.

4 posted on 02/10/2010 12:05:56 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: factmart

She is a “Hot Chick”, how could she possibly have any brains?

That is the mentality of the morons who say she is not smart enough. She is exactly what we need in the White House.

She for sure has more gonads that the pompous ass we have in there now and even after Zero being there a year, I am sure she has more executive experience than him. He has been too busy traveling and looking in the mirror to learn anything. Anyway he knew it all already..HA.


5 posted on 02/10/2010 12:07:03 AM PST by flash2368
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To: factmart

If you think they are calling her dumb now, wait till she is President, and it will get really really bad in her second term. And when she leaves office wildly popular with the economy booming, federal government greatly reduced, taxes cut, military strengthened, and American pride as high as it has ever been, they will declare her the dumbest president of all time.

I can live with that.


6 posted on 02/10/2010 12:08:44 AM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: factmart

smrter than reagan, good enough for me.
Plus- not a pompous ass which is helpful.


7 posted on 02/10/2010 12:25:49 AM PST by genghis
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To: factmart

Yes, she’s smart enough but who gives a crap about “smart”. We need COMMON SENSE. We need someone who upholds our Constitution.. An American, unlike Obama. If Reagan wasn’t as “smart” as Obama, I’ll take Reagan. If Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Joe Biden are “smart” enough to be in their positions, then Sarah qualifies with more to spare!


8 posted on 02/10/2010 12:26:19 AM PST by historyrepeatz
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To: factmart
Just look at all of Sarah Palin’s accomplishments. She has accomplished more than I could ever dream of, and I am Freakin Brilliant (or so I say).
9 posted on 02/10/2010 12:39:47 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (I consume, therefor I am.)
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To: factmart
Your discussion boils down to two beliefs which I share:
  1. Sarah Palin's life experience, including her time as mayor and as governor, prepare her adequately if not excellently for the challenges of leadership, and

  2. Sarah Palin has, as she herself put it, "a servant's heart." That is, she wants the country to prosper, in contradistinction to Mr. Obama who wants people who like him - and especially people who look like him - to prosper at the expense of those who do not.
She also, and for those reasons, is highly popular with those disfavored by Obama.

10 posted on 02/10/2010 12:48:24 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion ( DRAFT PALIN)
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To: HerrBlucher

They said the same thing about Ronald Reagan and He out smarted the Russians!!!


11 posted on 02/10/2010 12:51:17 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: factmart
I was beginning to think the only way a woman could be in a position of power was for their husband to die. Many of our congresswomen and governors have been deemed qualified after their husbands bit the dust. The one in New York became qualified after her son was shot on the subway. I figured it would take more than that to be smart enough to make laws but I was wrong. The secret knowledge must be given out after a loved one passes.

After the 3 queers died in Obama's church, a nothing nobody became a genius and was elected POTUS in a landslide. Kennedy was in for life just for driving off a bridge drunk. Course some are dumber than others. It took a few dozen deaths for Clinton to rise to the level needed for true power.

If Sarah decides to run for POTUS, Tod should watch his back. IMHO, being able to shoot, field dress, and then cook a moose is probably close enough for POTUS knowledge. Osama should be afraid she will shoot and butcher him and marinate his backstrap to feed the dogs. For years I pined for a woman like Margret Thatcher to be elected in the US. Sarah is close enough for me.

12 posted on 02/10/2010 12:57:23 AM PST by chuckles
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To: chuckles
PS. A good manager knows how to delegate and who to delegate it to. Just studying Article 1 section 8 and 9 with Amendment 10 as a kicker should be good enough to run this place. If she gets pissed, she needs a good General to take care of it. She doesn't need War college to fight a war. There are think tanks that can give good advice on economic issues and being able to hire and fire underlings that can't or won't produce is a plus for a good manager.

She could just default to vetoing everything for 4 years and we would probably win our wars, balance the budget and have a chicken in every pot.

13 posted on 02/10/2010 1:08:50 AM PST by chuckles
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To: historyrepeatz

Common sense ? Integrity would be good.


14 posted on 02/10/2010 1:09:36 AM PST by Rummenigge (there are people willing to blow out the light because it casts a shadow)
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To: factmart

She would make a good Vice President.

I don’t care if she’s a woman—not that big of deal nowadays with women equally stressed-out as CEO’s, Senators, Governors, etc. (I’m so over people voting for skin pigment and sex organs—it’s time to move on humans.)

But, let’s face it, she does not speak well. I get nervous whenever I watch her in interviews. She might be “book smart” but she doesn’t appear to be all that thoughtful, IMHO.

I have felt this way since she came on the scene, but her endorsement of Perry killed-it for me.

I certainly hope she does not run for POTUS.


15 posted on 02/10/2010 1:11:02 AM PST by Boucheau
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To: Boucheau

Boucheau I agree.
At this point I’ll remain neutral until the primary debates.
I admit initially I was 100% for McCain’s VP pick because I had heard great things about her prior to that. But since then it’s been all downhill.
I am impressed about the way she draws crowds but outside of that I’ll wait.
So far, I feel my small town mayor here in Texas is very unqualified for POTUS and if she can’t take the mudslinging in Alaska with a population smaller than most cities how in God’s name do you think she’ll handle the vultures in DC.


16 posted on 02/10/2010 1:23:31 AM PST by She hits a grand slam tonight
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight
"and if she can’t take the mudslinging in Alaska"

Why don't you go do some research on the situation she faced in Alaska with being willfully prevented from doing her job before making dumb comments like this.

17 posted on 02/10/2010 1:26:37 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Boucheau
I don't consider Palin to be presidential material. I think she's smarter than 0bama, but that's not enough.
She's got another problem, and that's with females. I've got four daughters and four sisters, all Republicans. All exhibit signs of jealousy toward Palin.
18 posted on 02/10/2010 1:28:43 AM PST by ComputerGuy (Genuine Combat Corpsman)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Funny I knew this was coming, why not top it off & just call me a troll.

Here’a a question for ya - she excepts 100K & says she’ll turn it back over yet flip flops & backs Perry over Medina, McLaim over Hayworth, stays away from Brown & on & on it goes.


19 posted on 02/10/2010 1:34:54 AM PST by She hits a grand slam tonight
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight

Then you should’ve known better than post it, because it was right from the DU talking points bulletin.

BTW, just because I support her for President doesn’t mean I agree with all her endorsements (I didn’t agree with all of President Reagan’s, starting with Sandra Day O’Connor, or his unfortunate choice of the liberal Sen. Schweiker from PA as his ‘76 running mate or picking Bush in ‘80 over, say, NV’s Paul Laxalt). I vehemently disagree with her endorsement of McCain, and in KY of Junior Paul over Trey Grayson.

As for the TX endorsement, she’d have to be crazy to back a second Paulbot. Medina has no qualifications or experience to be Governor of the second largest state in the country and would lose to Bill White in the general. I detest Perry (not as much as I detest KBH, who needs to retire from the Senate), but he’s a helluva lot less riskier. Lastly, she also took the best route in staying out of the MA race. You go where you’re needed and stay out of where you’re not, that’s smart politics.


20 posted on 02/10/2010 1:48:18 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: meadsjn

One has to wonder whether a legal education, especially from an Ivy League school, is nothing more than learning how to circumvent our Constitution in order to bring about a “collectivist” society. Sarah Palin is educated to the point of having gained much wisdom..Her exposure to surviving the harsh side of Mother Nature up there in Alaska has given her the edge to any Ivy League graduate who has known nothing but a soft life. I, personally, have a hard time mustering up any respect at all for any of those people. I would much rather sit at the feet of some old dirt farmer who has learned through experience all he needs to know about this human existence.


21 posted on 02/10/2010 1:57:23 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Boucheau
But, let’s face it, she does not speak well. I get nervous whenever I watch her in interviews. She might be “book smart” but she doesn’t appear to be all that thoughtful, IMHO.

Her speaking is her best asset.

I'm a Palin lover. I remember Ronald Reagan and to me if Reagan was a women he would be like her. I'm 57 and before I knew that he was a running for president, he was a actor and he was my favorite male actor. When he became president I never got enough of him speaking. I feel they same about Sarah. She is what America means to me. (Same as Reagan) Like Reagan she has common sense. Like Reagan she is hated but even more because of her pro life stand. I'm a man but I do not know of a GOP man right now with her guts! But then again her strength comes from the LORD! If someone else wins for the GOP in 2012 I will support he or she, if they are Conservative but it the will not be the same if it is not President Sarah Palin (AKA:Reagan in women)

22 posted on 02/10/2010 2:00:34 AM PST by factmart
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To: jazzlite

Ditto!!!!


23 posted on 02/10/2010 2:02:57 AM PST by factmart
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight

What in the world is wrong with her getting paid for her speech? I know she gave it back but she should have kept it! Nobody else gives speeches for nothing.


24 posted on 02/10/2010 2:03:45 AM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"and if she can’t take the mudslinging in Alaska"

Democratic talking point,

She prayed about it, God gave her the knowledge to do want is best to help Alaska and her country, Her fighting the corrupt Republicans in Alaska, taking on the mainstream media and always being the underdog proves she can take it. And by the way no American politician has had to take the crap the media has done to her. That includes Reagan and W!

25 posted on 02/10/2010 2:18:22 AM PST by factmart
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To: beckysueb

I think she would serve well in the White House but I would like to see her in the Senate—or as speaker of the house.


26 posted on 02/10/2010 2:24:51 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: factmart

Sarah Palin has Our CIC beaten in every type of Governance,by a margin of 10X
Obama is a CLUCK.


27 posted on 02/10/2010 3:03:38 AM PST by chatham
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Exactly right, one term in the Senate, then on to the Oval Office.


28 posted on 02/10/2010 3:18:54 AM PST by Concho
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To: factmart
They mistake her folksy, homespun image for ignorance and/or softness. If they only knew.

Without naming names, a distant relative of mine was involved in the Alaskan Oil business, who had dealings with E/M and certain North Slope holdings.

Anyway, when Palin was Energy Comissionner, she began working on changes to the way that E/M did business in Alaska, and going after sweetheart backroom dealers and influence peddlers. Apparently my distant relation was among the latter.

Within 6 weeks of Palin becoming Governor, my distant kin was in prison. He's still in prison and won't even be eligible for parole for another 6 years.

I wish some of these folke who are so sure that Palin is so stupid and so soft would explain this to him; I have no doubt what a marvelous comfort it would be for him to know this "warmer, gentler side" of the human Barracuda.

;-/

29 posted on 02/10/2010 3:35:11 AM PST by Gargantua (DON'T TREAD ON US.)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight
She "excepts?" Do you mean "accepts?"

You're not a troll... you are effing brain dead! You have the mental capacity of a two year old beagle. You fu*&ing tool.

;-/

30 posted on 02/10/2010 3:42:27 AM PST by Gargantua (DON'T TREAD ON US.)
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To: ComputerGuy
Ahhh. The "C"-Word Syndrome. A complication of the Palin-Derangement Syndrome, only completely incurable.

(Catty)

;-/

31 posted on 02/10/2010 3:46:15 AM PST by Gargantua (DON'T TREAD ON US.)
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To: factmart
Palin did a great job as our governor up here; accomplished alot more than the last several governors did; more importantly had the trust of the Alaskan People. Now how do you think you attain that? By doing the right thing, not the political right thing either.

Now that she is gone, you can see Alaska sinking back into the same ole corrupt politics game often controlled by the oil industry that we have kived with for many decades up here;;;; Wish she was still back here in Alaska running the show.

32 posted on 02/10/2010 3:53:35 AM PST by Eska
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To: factmart

My $.02 worth for those who question Mrs. Palin’s aptitude and abilities: Be careful or she will have outsmarted you too.

Take her accomplishments achieved so far in her young life and compare them to everything you have been able to achieve in your own life in the same time frame. Don’t forget to add in the burden of childbirth along the way so as to get the proper perspective. There, don’t you feel superior now?

Now let’s look at her very “foolish” action in resigning from her position as Governor of the Great State of Alaska. As has been mentioned by a previous poster here, the situation for the Governor and for the people of Alaska at the time was untenable. Due to the myriad of frivolous lawsuits aimed at her office and the State, the state treasury was being depleted and the Palin family was falling hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt defending themselves, which I understand is a matter of state law that all suits must be responded to no matter how ridiculous.

So what has happened to Alaska since she “abandoned” her constituents in such a “cowardly” manner. Well, the man who is now Governor is her political clone and below the radar of absolutely everybody. I believe that the agenda that Mrs. Palin had when she assumed office is being quietly achieved. The gas pipeline across Canada to the lower 48 is becoming a reality after over a decade of hard work. It is my understanding that all of those lawsuits have more or less evaporated.

And what of the Palin family debt? Well the lady is so stupid that she was only able to negotiate a book deal ( how many copies, besides mine, were pre-sold months before publication) for millions of dollars and an advance large enough to erase any and all debt on her family. Have you noticed how visible she is now that a leased Gulfstream can have her anywhere in a matter of hours. She would have gone to jail in Alaska for any of these things if she were still Governor. And what about her book? It’s not Tennessee Williams, it’s her life story. Yes it was ghost written, but I found it much more genuine and compelling than the story that Bill Ayers wrote for our President.

But, you say, she would have learned and grown so much and be much better prepared for higher office had she only remained in her office. And, you might continue, she would have been so much more politically viable and effective as Governor than as a private citizen. really? Do you know what is happening in Alaska right now? I don’t. Do any of you know the current Governor’s name without looking it up? I don’t know that either. Do you have any idea how far removed Alaska is from the rest of the country? Do any of you think that she could be saying the things that she is know saying, level the criticism where it belongs (anybody looked at her Facebook page lately?), and appear at events of her choosing if she were still in Alaska?

I could go on, but I won’t. I dislike long, verbose posts here as do others. The way I see it, Sara Palin’s most blatant shortcoming might be that she is just too good looking to be President. I wouldn’t take the job, as if I’m qualified, for any salary and it has become increasingly apparent that there is something terribly compromised in the people who want that job.

Sara just might be different.


33 posted on 02/10/2010 3:56:49 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: factmart
Is Sarah Palin smart enough?

If you don't think so then you're not smart enough to be judging her.


34 posted on 02/10/2010 3:58:23 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality. (Hi Mom.))
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To: historyrepeatz

We need COMMON SENSE.

Common Sense is shaping up to the the theme of the 2010 elections, and, one would hope, 2012.

Just keep saying it!

35 posted on 02/10/2010 4:00:00 AM PST by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: factmart

Jim DeMint 2012


36 posted on 02/10/2010 4:10:59 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: catfish1957

Loved DeMint’s gore slamming GW comment yesterday. Now that was presidential.


37 posted on 02/10/2010 4:11:51 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: catfish1957
It's going to keep snowing in DC until Al Gore cries "uncle""

Jim DeMint February 9, 2010

This guys gotta run......

38 posted on 02/10/2010 4:17:41 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: historyrepeatz
We need COMMON SENSE.

BINGO!!!

I'd like someone to recall any Republican candidate or President that wasn't cast by the dims and MSM as 'unbright'.

You won't.

From working around intellectuals and college professor types I have come to this conclusion.

In general, intellect and common sense are inversely proportional.
Yes, there are exceptions, some freepers, but that's my experience.

39 posted on 02/10/2010 4:26:28 AM PST by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: Gargantua

If I am not mistaken there is a saying up in Ak “the road is litter with Gov. Palin’s political corpse”. Gov. wants O as her next political trophy.


40 posted on 02/10/2010 5:42:28 AM PST by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: Paladin2

I,, um,, ah,, um, listen up, um, ahh, I ahh Hope, and ahh, um, Ok..


41 posted on 02/10/2010 5:45:52 AM PST by MaxMax (Lets get a sense)
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To: factmart

Same here, “she has a lot of baggage” is the one that drives me nuts. No matter the “dis” I hear, I simply turn it back. Does Obama have baggage (Ayres, Wright, no records) ... they made him a President! The other argument I use is ... who would vote for the things you believe in, Palin or Obama? My wife said .... “yes, but what about those children she has while she’s out running around politicking” ... and I said “and what about Obama’s children while he’s out politicking?” (She can’t say “that’s different, he’s a man, can she? :-) I’m simply comparing Sarah to Obama ... it makes an easy contrast for the nay-sayers. Maybe she will be the candidate, maybe not ... but now, when you reduce all the rhetoric to any single issue, she’s way ahead of Obama in everything she does and says.


42 posted on 02/10/2010 5:53:22 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight
"and if she can’t take the mudslinging in Alaska with a population smaller than most cities how in God’s name do you think she’ll handle the vultures in DC."

You should really research your "facts" before you spew them.

It's better to be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it.

43 posted on 02/10/2010 6:29:56 AM PST by NoGrayZone
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To: Rearden

Excellent summary!


44 posted on 02/10/2010 6:35:48 AM PST by NoGrayZone
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To: Boucheau
But, let’s face it, she does not speak well. I get nervous whenever I watch her in interviews. She might be “book smart” but she doesn’t appear to be all that thoughtful, IMHO...

Sounds like Obama is your dream candidate...how's that working out?

45 posted on 02/10/2010 6:39:25 AM PST by gogeo ("Every one has a right to be an idiot. He abuses the privilege!" Groucho Marx)
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To: jazzlite
One has to wonder whether a legal education, especially from an Ivy League school, is nothing more than learning how to circumvent our Constitution in order to bring about a “collectivist” society.

Yup.

46 posted on 02/10/2010 7:01:40 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: catfish1957
Jim DeMint February 9, 2010 This guys gotta run......

DeMint is tied at the hip to Mitt. The only way DeMint runs in 2012 is as Mitt's VP.

47 posted on 02/10/2010 7:05:43 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: factmart

Some fact for Palin fans. Anne-Marie Slaughter is the dean of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton. She was interviewed by Alan Johnson, for a book titled: “Global Politics After 9/11: The Democratiya Interviews.”

Here’s how the exchange begins:

Johnson: What are the central differences, and what are the elements of continuity, if any exist, between ‘the Bush doctrine’ and the ‘grand strategy of forging a world of liberty under law’?

Slaughter: Tell me what you mean by ‘The Bush Doctrine’.


48 posted on 02/10/2010 10:42:49 AM PST by anglian
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To: catfish1957

Widely reported was it? Links?


49 posted on 02/10/2010 12:07:11 PM PST by sarah fan UK
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To: FreeReign

Yep.


50 posted on 02/10/2010 12:08:17 PM PST by sarah fan UK
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