Skip to comments.Governor Palin is Not Your Fatherís Republican
Posted on 09/10/2011 10:41:26 AM PDT by upsdriver
This week the NY Times finally noticed that Gov. Sarah Palin is not a typical Republican. They seemed shocked to discover that she stands in sharp opposition to the abusive alliance between Big Business and Big Government practiced by so many Republicans for decades.
So is it any wonder that typical Republicans arent on board with her?
As case in point, former vice president Dick Cheney was on the Laura Ingraham show discussing the requirements he felt were necessary in being a vice president, at which Laura brought Palin onto the table. Cheney replied that unanswered questions remain about Palin, especially in regard to her resignation from the governorship.
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Folks, the establishment elites WILL NOT Do what needs to be done. We need new blood, new thinking in the White House and the Congresses.
Palin is a threat to both the GOP’s “good old boys” club AND the DemocRATS’ “good old girlyboys” club.
Damn you maverick!
“Youve already withstood the wrath, the disdain, and the lies from the media and the Permanent Political Class looking down on you on US mocking us, making things up about us, telling us to go to Hell. You have already withstood that. Were still standing, standing here today, standing strong, and were RESTORING all thats good about America.”
—Sarah Palin, Manchester, New Hampshire at the Tea Party Express Rally
Well Ive never gotten around the question of her having left the governorship of Alaska midterm, Cheney said. Ive never heard that adequately explained so that I could understand why, how she decided in her first term to step down Id like to know more about that.
The entire media and beltway pundits pounced upon his statement as the ultimate rejection of Palin since it came from the most conservative person of the previous administration. To many conservatives, Cheneys confusion over her resignation was quite surprising. Why cant the D.C. conservatives comprehend a simple concept which so many of us ordinary citizens are capable of grasping with such clarity? My friends, this differentiation between us and them is precisely why Cheney and many other true conservative D.C. politicians simply cannot understand the true reason of Palins resignation.
You see, although Cheney is a true conservative, hes also a Washington guy who has breathed Crony Capitalism for a considerable amount of years. When surrounded with dangerous fumes, if no precautions are taken, one gets affected regardless of the initial after ones name. Halliburton, at which Cheney was a former chairman and CEO, received billions in no-bid contracts from the Bush Administration and its unknown if any and/or to what extent Cheney was involved.
Additionally, although Cheney has received stacks of hate mail from liberal wing nuts, he was also on the receiving end of his partys praise and support. His inability to relate to someone who has faced opposition and gridlock from ones own party in addition to that of the Democrat Party is therefore understandable. He was never forced to deal with endless ridiculous lawsuits like Palin had to because she had dared take on the status quo!
Its time for conservatives to wake up and realize that the majority of the permanent political class will do just as Cheney has done and not necessarily from evil intentions to destroy her. They have simply been in Washington for far too long and see Palins image of reform, which is supported by conservative common-sense Americans, as delusional and impossible. Despite their having heard of Palins unbelievable reform accomplished in Alaska, it is too difficult for them to imagine it actually happening in D.C. itself. On top of that, crony capitalism is so deeply entrenched in Washington psyches that it has affected most members of both parties who fear an end to the partying and powers theyve become accustomed to due to a future President Palin.
This is why I dont expect Paul Ryan to support a future Palin presidential run despite her having been of the first to support his Medicare reform plan. For although hes often proposed conservative legislation, he has never voted against not-so-conservative bills drafted by the other party leaders whether from the house or the senate. Its not for naught that Ryan is number-four in the house, as part of leadership according to those currently in power is defined as going with the flow.
This is not limited to Ryan. A majority of the house voted for his reform bill and then voted for Boehners plan which was a water-downed version of Obamas plan. It didnt cut spending, only slowed it.
Palin will still face additional attacks from all sides and we must understand from where these attack stem. Its because of her desire to destroy crony capitalism and to rebuild and restore America to its previous position.
Despite all that will come, as in the past, they will be unable to destroy her.
As Palin had said in Manchester, New Hampshire at the Tea Party Express Rally:
Youve already withstood the wrath, the disdain, and the lies from the media and the Permanent Political Class looking down on you on US mocking us, making things up about us, telling us to go to Hell. You have already withstood that. Were still standing, standing here today, standing strong, and were RESTORING all thats good about America.
Exactly! And try as they might, Perry supporters cannot make that same claim.
The Tea Party is not a political party; it is the heart cry of the Constitution under assault. The Tea Party is Sarah Palin. The Tea Party is US!
Yeah, ol’ Cheney’d bought him some Lawyer time with his pocket change ~ proving what many of us believe ~ the rich cannot deal with it.
I’m not a big Palin fan, but she is very right about the relationship between Big Business and Big Gov and I hope she uses her fame to spread the word of this around. The two-party system has indoctrinated us (all of us—Dems and Reps) to believe that we need to support one or the other. The truth is that both are like abusive parents—you can run to one to escape the wrath of the other, but eventually that one wants to hit you too. We need to tell both that we are no longer dancing to their tune. Of course, telling Big Biz to get out of our lives is harder than telling Big Gov to get out (getting either out of your life is nearly impossible). Big Biz signs many of our paychecks, controls our cell phone plan, decides what kind of cars we’re supposed to like, sets the price of gas, makes the movies, publishes the books, etc. Unlike Big Gov, we go to Big Biz willingly and surrender control in exchange for consumer goods and services.
This wouldn’t be such a bad thing, but then we get to the unholy alliance between Big Gov and Big Biz and the two-party Party. Finding a solution to that is difficult because we can’t tell where the lobbyist ends and the legistlator begins, where the regulations end and the crooked business practice begins. Its like the “mortgage crisis”. The banks made the sub-prime loans based on something the government said they MIGHT do and they profited heavily from it, but when the scheme failed they demanded a bailout and their accomplice (Big Gov) was happy to oblige. The government did nothing to rein them in because the banks’ pre-emptive self-regulation (loaning money to unqualified applicants on homes with over-inflated value) served the goals of the government without the government actually having to pass laws.
I'm not defending Cheney, know he endorsed elitist KBH over Perry, but it could be that he simply is not informed as to why Palin resigned. I doubt keeping informed about Sarah Palin has been high on his priority list of things to think about on a daily basis.
IIRC, he has had some major health challenges since he left office, as well.
I am very impressed with his daughter Liz when she is on Sunday morning news shows. She is sharp as a tact!
Sarah has them all spinning like tops because she interferes with their agenda. But, I love it that Cheney is a bit unsettled by her. Just shows she stirs up both sides of the aisle and I can’t think of anything we need more right now.
I’m not convinced Sarah would make a good president, but if she runs I’ll probably vote for her.
Just to freak out the people who really need a good freaking out. Notably my boss. A great guy, but a serious moonbat.
Going to watch The Undefeated tonight on PPV with an opening mind.
But .. if I may defend Cheney a little - he has been dealing with so many health issues, I sincerely doubt he was very cognizant of what was going on with Sarah Palin.
I would think that once he knows the truth - from her - he will realize she is more like him than she is like the “establishment GOP”. He too always ruffled the establishment GOP - they called him names - they refused to support him when he ran for President.
What’s all this stuff about Palin it is not like she is running for President or anything? Did I miss the memo here?
No more playing by the rules that keep America shackled by government and crony corporate capitalism.
No more announcing early, giving the MSM more time to rip you and waste campaign money defending yourself, no more going to early “debates” where The Leftist Inquisition rips you apart.
Going Rogue and driving lefties and RINOs crazy,all the while saving supporter’s campaign donations, by not announcing early.
We are holding our money in reserve, and when she does announce a tsunami of dollars will wash over America on it’s way to Sarah Palin.
She’s saving me money already!
Thank you Sarah, for not participating in the dog and pony show until there are fewer dogs and ponies.
God Bless America with true change and a president with a servant’s heart.
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