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Palin speech honoring service members canceled due to liberal hate
examiner.com ^ | 2/5/2011 | Joe Newby

Posted on 02/05/2011 8:20:18 PM PST by FredJake

Thanks to an "onslaught of negative feedback", an event featuring Sarah Palin has been canceled.

The Sharon K Pacheco Foundation announced Saturday it was canceling its 2011 Patriots & Warriors Charity Gala out of concern for the safety of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

Palin was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the event, originally set for May 2.

According to the announcement on the group's website:

Due to an onslaught of personal attacks against Governor Palin and others associated with her appearance, it is with deep sadness and disappointment that, in the best interest of all, we cancel the event for safety concerns, says the Foundations Director.

Leo Pacheco, founder of the organization, expressed concern for the safety of military members and their families. "Military members and their families have been through a lot due to the wars. We have a responsibility to protect their emotional safety just as well," he said.

"And unfortunately, some have overshadowed the purpose of this event by concentrating on their personal hatred of Sarah Palin, which is truly sad."

The event was designed to honor service members and those who have served and/or sacrificed for the country.

Since the Tucson shootings that left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords wounded, death threats against Sarah Palin have significantly increased, and some took to Twitter to express their desire to see Palin assassinated.

Pacheco noted in the statement that no direct threats have been made, but the ever-growing hateful rhetoric against her - mostly by unhinged liberals - raised concerns for the safety of all involved.

The statement concluded by saying:

The organization deeply respects Sarah Palin, and appreciates her willingness to come and honor our military.

The organization plans to host the event at some point in the future, featuring another speaker.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: civility; freepressforpalin; leopacheco; liberalhate; pacheco; pachecofoundation; palin; pds; sharonkpacheco; smellthefear; speech; tolerantleft; vitriol
I don't ever want to hear another lib talk about civility again. This is most of the article. I ran into the 300 word limit.
1 posted on 02/05/2011 8:20:24 PM PST by FredJake
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To: FredJake

2 posted on 02/05/2011 8:22:07 PM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: FredJake

Boy that was quick to give in, they basically won. What the hell does that say???? Wow


3 posted on 02/05/2011 8:22:11 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: GoCards
What it means is that after that Leftwingtard Jared got away with assassinating a Republican jurist we can no longer trust even the moderates among the Democrats to behave themselves.

Metal detectors and pat-downs for everybody attending an event can be very expensive.

4 posted on 02/05/2011 8:24:23 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: GoCards
What the hell does that say????

Probably just says they couldn't afford her.

5 posted on 02/05/2011 8:25:24 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: FredJake

“Due to an onslaught of personal attacks against Governor Palin and others associated with her appearance, it is with deep sadness and disappointment that, in the best interest of all, we cancel the event for safety concerns, says the Foundations Director.”

It’s what the left does. They specialize in fear and violence.


6 posted on 02/05/2011 8:27:15 PM PST by jessduntno (When will we learn? Given enough ROP, they'll hang SOMEONE.)
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To: FredJake

You just encourage more terrorism when you give into the demands or terrorists.


7 posted on 02/05/2011 8:28:09 PM PST by DrewsDad (Environmental Extremism Eventually Endangers Everyone)
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To: GoCards

My thoughts as well..they chalk that up at scaring her from an event. As President, you have to go..just tighter security.

But we do not know the particulars either..so am thinking it has to be some major concern, perhaps in protecting those around her as well.


8 posted on 02/05/2011 8:33:02 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: kbennkc

Probably just it says that we have another PDSer troll in the house on FR!


9 posted on 02/05/2011 8:33:32 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: muawiyah

It also means that the left-wing crackpots have negated the right-wing crackpot argument used so indiscriminately against the Tea Party.

Two can play this game.

2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

The Christian history is replete with martyrdom.


10 posted on 02/05/2011 8:35:36 PM PST by One Name
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To: Bigtigermike

Spot on!


11 posted on 02/05/2011 8:53:06 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: FredJake
The culture war has turned more virulent. We on the right are like Israel and those on the left are like Hamas that hates and wants to destroy Israel. The Left like Hamas are the persecutors and the aggressors. Many wrongly portray this as a morally equivalent culture war like the Arab-Israel thing. Neither conflict is morally equivalent.

Israel is not out to destroy the Arab world, they just want to live in their country in peace. But the Arab world as a whole hates Israel and wants her removed destroy. How is that morally equivalent?

The same is true with conservatives and the so-called liberals now calling themselves progressives, but are really cultural Marxists. True conservatives love America, the Constitution, traditional American values, and want to preserve Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. The Cultural Marxists hate the Christian values that America stands for and are ever more virulent in their attacks on conservatives and America.

The Hamas and the Cultural Marxists are allied with the world, the flesh, and the devil whereas the Israel is God's chosen people and true conservatives who love American values are aligned more with Christian values. And as the Bible says, the flesh hates and persecutes the Spirit.

For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit. Gal 5:17. But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now. Gal 4:29.

The end is near. If you are a Christian, keep your lamps burning as you wait for His coming. If you're not a Christian, come to Jesus now so you will be hid from the wrath to come.

12 posted on 02/05/2011 8:56:53 PM PST by Jim 0216
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To: DrewsDad; All
"You just encourage more terrorism when you give into the demands or terrorists."

You're absolutely right. Once you give in to these creeps you've allowed them to win. I can't help but believe that increased security would have solved this problem. Now that the capitulation precedent has been set, there will be no end to future threats.

13 posted on 02/05/2011 9:13:32 PM PST by davisfh (Islam is a mental illness with global social consequences)
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To: FredJake

Was this event the same day as the Debate? If so, a sign that Sarah is running.


14 posted on 02/05/2011 9:16:03 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: kbennkc
“What the hell does that say????
Probably just says they couldn't afford her.”

No one loses money on Sarah Palin.

15 posted on 02/05/2011 9:18:46 PM PST by bwc2221 (.)
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To: kbennkc

That’s probably true, have to bring out the marshalls with the dreaded guns to protect her...


16 posted on 02/05/2011 9:23:10 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: FredJake

First Debate

* May 2, 2011 - Simi Valley, California. NBC, Politico, Ronald Reagan Library

So, this was cancelled because it was probably booked before the date of the first debate was set. This event conflicted with the debate. Palin wouldn’t cancel this event unless she at least wanted to keep her options open regarding running.

Have all Palin appearances been canceled because of threats? I don’t know for sure, but I would guess not at all.


17 posted on 02/05/2011 9:23:26 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: truthfreedom

Yes it is. ;)


18 posted on 02/05/2011 9:25:49 PM PST by publana (Beware the olive branch extended by a Dem for it disguises a clenched fist.)
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To: muawiyah

“...we can no longer trust even the moderates among the Democrats to behave themselves.”

I submit that there is no, none, not one, moderate Democrat in Washington, D.C.


19 posted on 02/05/2011 9:27:43 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: FredJake

Liberal Fascism

- JP


20 posted on 02/05/2011 9:40:00 PM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: davisfh; DrewsDad

Calling all former military FReepers that worked as bouncers while attending college.


21 posted on 02/05/2011 9:42:00 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: FredJake; onyx

Disabled Veterans 4 Palin
http://disabledveterans4palin.blogspot.com


22 posted on 02/05/2011 9:55:04 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: frog in a pot

http://www.ReynoldsProtection.com


23 posted on 02/05/2011 9:56:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: FredJake
"death threats against Sarah Palin have significantly increased, and some took to Twitter to express their desire to see Palin assassinated.

All she needs to do is ask the public, I will put a bullet in anyones head that draws up.

24 posted on 02/05/2011 10:02:37 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: FredJake
Isn't it amazing?

Not so long ago America had almost nothing...

But we could do anything!

Now we have everything...

...and we can do practically NOTHING!


25 posted on 02/05/2011 10:30:42 PM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Baynative

Our hands are tied with silken threads spun by our enemies.


26 posted on 02/05/2011 10:33:32 PM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: FredJake

>> “Military members and their families have been through a lot due to the wars. We have a responsibility to protect their emotional safety just as well,” he said.

By canceling this event, and consequently Sarah’s speech, this misguided individual is effectively saying the families’ sacrifices were in vain.


27 posted on 02/05/2011 10:36:18 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: FredJake

In crazy liberal world, this will be seen as a victory. Look for the death threats and intimidation to increase by a factor of ten.


28 posted on 02/05/2011 10:37:18 PM PST by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: kbennkc

You are full of sh*t.

Parroting dishonest leftwing B.S. won’t get you very far here.

You might want to try DU or DailyKos, they’ll eat your crap up.


29 posted on 02/05/2011 10:43:42 PM PST by t-dude (Sarah causes banal and vituperous evil snarks to shriek in horror!)
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To: FredJake
Calling for Palin's assassination? Really?

I remember rioting at a state university when Speaker Gingrich was tapped as keynote for a graduation. I remember Justice Scalia speaking at a private university and being heckled by disruptors in the audience. The Left just cannot handle other ideas being expressed. They are afraid. Their fear manifests as hatred. They do not wish to debate ideas in the public square but instead attack, even with physical violence, any who dares not espouse the Left's chosen view. Free speech? Not allowed.

30 posted on 02/05/2011 11:52:26 PM PST by newzjunkey
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To: fight_truth_decay
The Democrats specialize in "mad bombers". Clinton pardoned that crowd of Puerto Ricans ~ they'll do anything for him. The Algore had Brent Kimberlin ~ guy's so bad he tossed dynamite in a school yard.

Then there's the unrepentant Bill Ayers. He's Obama's buddy.

31 posted on 02/06/2011 5:14:07 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Josh Painter
Liberal Fascism

Kind of reminds me of other redundancies like "Navy blue", "tuna fish" and "Table Mesa".

Fascism has always been a liberal thing.

32 posted on 02/06/2011 12:04:55 PM PST by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: GoCards

Pacheco noted in the statement that no direct threats have been made, but the ever-growing hateful rhetoric against her - mostly by unhinged liberals - raised concerns for the safety of all involved.


33 posted on 02/07/2011 12:51:21 PM PST by Netizen
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To: FredJake

I discussed with a friend last night the WHY of Sarah Palin Derangement Syndrome, here is what we came up with:

1. After the RNC Speech they were scared shiftless that she was able to “Energize the base” 1000X as much as their toadie Juan McCain, and this became a threat and thus became their “public enemy #1”.

2. She doesn’t prescribe to the their ideal of “Institutional Liberal Feminism” and thus is seen as a “Heretic” in the eyes of the “Religion of the 60’s radical Feminist”.

3. She is seen as a threat to the “Pro-Choice” movement, specifically the “Pro-Abortion” Radicals who inhabit that organization because of her willingness to actually have the audacity to give birth and care for a child who has Downs Syndrome instead of just aborting it like the genetic councilors ie. eugenicists prescribe.

4. The Love/Hate paradigm. Before Sarah Palin was nominated for VP she was a bit of a Hero in the minds on some of the left, but for all the wrong reasons. They Loved her for taking on the “Good Ol’ Boys Network” in Alaska performing a good olde fashioned house cleaning and dealing with the political corruption surrounding the oil companies who had bought off the RINOs in Alaska. She was actually doing these things because it “Was the right thing to do” and because it was the Conservative thing to do. The lefties thought she was doing it out of “Social Justice” because it involved punishing Republicans ie. (RINOS), but it was just Plain(Palin) Justice. When she accepted the VP nomination, those on the left who liked her saw it as a complete betrayal and when they realized what her true conservative ideals were, they went from Love straight to Hate and Loathing because they were ashamed they “loved her before they hated her”.

Those are my theories on why Palin Derangement Syndrome exists.


34 posted on 02/08/2011 10:20:40 AM PST by GraceG
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