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Where's Sarah?
one man's opinion...

Posted on 09/29/2012 7:55:55 AM PDT by ken5050

Here we are, a little more than a month from Election Day. The race is very close, despite what the pollsters and the MSM try to tell us. And oddly, the one person who most energizes the GOP base, the Tea Party, has all but disappeared from the public view.


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Palin was very active, and very successful, in helping conservatives to win in 2008, 2010, and early on in this primary season.

Now, she's rarely seen on even on FOX News, and she drops by on Dancing With The Stars to watch her daughter, Bristol compete.

Sarah, please!!!!

Here's a thought..Move to Missouri for a few weeks. Travel the state with Todd Akin..and tap in to your base to help him raise funds. You could bring in million$ easily.

Come to Florida. The crowds you drew in here in 2008 were awesome. Help Connie Mack beat Nelson.

Sarah, this is NOT the time to drop out....

1 posted on 09/29/2012 7:55:58 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: ken5050

She’s legit, and thus won’t shill for Romney.

Though your down card suggestion on help would be appreciated, I agree.


2 posted on 09/29/2012 8:02:09 AM PDT by Individual Rights in NJ (Want to join my new country in Greenland? Like the Danes will stop us; pft!)
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To: ken5050
Good ideas. Am thinking though she maybe is going to let the people decide. Don't know for certain though, Sarah could yet wow all of them, later. If zer0 is reelected, it will be terrible for our nation, yet there is something in the wind. It goes from a terrible smell, to pleasant floral. Watch out for that almond smell though.
3 posted on 09/29/2012 8:04:46 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: ken5050

GOP political consultants don’t want Palin. Simple as that.


4 posted on 09/29/2012 8:05:09 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

I’m inclined to agree. We will never know the dirty tricks Romney pulled on her over the past several years, and she isn’t about to ignore all that. And she may just be sick enough of all the political games that she is transitioning back to private citizen. One could hardly blame her for that.


5 posted on 09/29/2012 8:05:49 AM PDT by cbvanb
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To: ken5050

What horses does she have in these races: Cruz, ???


6 posted on 09/29/2012 8:08:45 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: ken5050
Wait for it......

Wait for it......

Wait for it......

Think around after the election.

7 posted on 09/29/2012 8:10:48 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: ken5050

Maybe she’s taking some “family time”. I saw her in the audience of “Dancing with the stars”, since her daughter is competing. I would do the same thing.


8 posted on 09/29/2012 8:11:34 AM PDT by MondoQueen
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To: ken5050

I believe the GOP-E/Rove/Romney crowd made it pretty clear to her that they don’t want her (or her Tea Party ilk) anywhere around. She probably also knows that they are sinking like a rock, and that if she jumps into the fray big-time and then Romney loses, they’ll all try to blame her for the loss. Been there before. That’s the way the scumbags operate.


9 posted on 09/29/2012 8:12:08 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Sir Napsalot

If she’s as all-powerful and influential as some of you think, she doesn’t need or respond to GOP consultants.


10 posted on 09/29/2012 8:14:39 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: ken5050

The GOPe shuns her.
She wont shill for Romney.
How do you know she isn’t working, just because the media doesn’t report her activities doesn’t mean it not happening.


11 posted on 09/29/2012 8:14:54 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: LS

She is keeping her head down and her powder very dry....


12 posted on 09/29/2012 8:16:11 AM PDT by Shady (Hey, King Bozo Osmocote....you can't hide the truth anymore..)
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To: Uncle Chip
"What horses does she have in the race?"

That should tell you a lot. Her "horses" were defeated by other (conservative) candidates in the primaries.

13 posted on 09/29/2012 8:16:11 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: ken5050
I just don't get that excited about Palin preaching to choir on Greta or Hannity anymore. Even the Left doesn't fear her anymore. Her greatest good would've been running for POTUS, not doing 10 minute spots on FOX NEWS. I still cannot believe she chose not to run. How utterly disappointing! What a lost opportunity.

Just my opinion.

14 posted on 09/29/2012 8:16:39 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Are you saying she’s more concerned with her own political future than with the fate of the country?


15 posted on 09/29/2012 8:16:59 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Shady

She is keeping her head down and her powder very dry....

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Yep. I’ll bet she is waiting for the debates, and to see what the Romney camp is actually going to do.

It’s the last few weeks that matter.

Even if she picks a few key Senate races and helps us win that, that would be huge.


16 posted on 09/29/2012 8:21:25 AM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Uncle Chip

Cruz was her pick, but not sure he needed her to win over Dewhurst. That could be argued. However, he does not need her to win over the Democrat in the general. For certain.


17 posted on 09/29/2012 8:21:49 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: ken5050

Team Romney, and the rest of the GOP “experts”, have laid big money on the proposition that the problem with the GOP’s image is Sarah Palin.

In addition, they fear her, or someone like her, more than they fear Barack Obama.

Fortunately for those of us who disagree, the final verdict on this formulation is coming in just over a month. Who knows? Maybe they were right, and Mitt Romney will win in a landslide, with Democrats and Independents flocking to him because, at last, they have a Republican who does not want to be associated with “them” (us).

If they were wrong? God have mercy on them, because I sure won’t. If Romney loses, none of us can rest until Rove, the Bushes, and the whole GOPe are put out of business, permanently.


18 posted on 09/29/2012 8:23:22 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

‘Consultants don’t want Sarah.’ It is much bigger than what the consultants want. Sarah speaks for We the People; these are terrible times. She could do so much as a CITIZEN of this country to energize the base. Surely she’s not interested in sitting out and letting Obama win simply to ‘show the Beltway folks’ what we think of them.

I’d like to see Newt stumping, too, and Santorum - all the others who ran. It’s a different sort of race this time, imho. Desperate Times.


19 posted on 09/29/2012 8:24:10 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

She’s legit, and thus won’t shill for Romney.

SHE SHILLED FOR MCCAIN!!!!! I don’t think she’s legit.


20 posted on 09/29/2012 8:25:23 AM PDT by KalaSamy
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To: ken5050

“Not Retreating, Reloading”


21 posted on 09/29/2012 8:25:57 AM PDT by capt B
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To: ken5050

She doesn’t have anything over our brilliant Prezbo or our sophisticated State Run Media.
She would have made a mess of everything had she been the VP and could you imagine had she were the President?
Not to mention she could only dream about being as conservative as the Mittster.

OK, now I must shower with Comet Cleaner.


22 posted on 09/29/2012 8:26:37 AM PDT by Leep
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To: greene66

Bingo!


23 posted on 09/29/2012 8:27:27 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: bboop

Yes, “Desperate Times”, Indeed


24 posted on 09/29/2012 8:27:43 AM PDT by capt B
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25 posted on 09/29/2012 8:33:52 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: KalaSamy

SHE SHILLED FOR MCCAIN!!!!!

She was the VP and unfortunately she had to follow McGramp’s lead.
Plus the media did their part to make her look as bad as possible.
When she actaully went rouge many of us loved it.


26 posted on 09/29/2012 8:34:04 AM PDT by Leep
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To: ken5050

Sarah was becoming “Mary Lou Retton #2 and sometimes it better to pull back out of the public eye lest you get overexposed.


27 posted on 09/29/2012 8:35:38 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: LS
No. not sure how you got to that conclusion from what i posted. I was saying that when Palin tweets/FB's or whatever, it will be a coordinated blitz with little time for Team Zero to respond with anything other than the usual cr@p that everyone is used to, but it will be a signal to the TP'ers that it's time to, politically speaking, lock & laod.
28 posted on 09/29/2012 8:38:57 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

Mittens is on the anti-conservative, anti-constitutional wing of the GOP. His people have openly attacked, with the Left, Palin and the Tea Party. He snarks at Palin but has managed to praise his “progressive” best pal, BJ Clinton. He’s also promoting his own brand of Romneycare socialized medicine, the central issue Palin and the Tea Party has spoken out against.

I understand she mentioned that a third party is always an option on Fox News not long ago. That was a shot across the Rino bow. Then again, she supported Rinos McBackstabber and Hatch in their elections. Hard telling what is what these days. She did offer the lessor of two evils Romney, support. But, it’s difficult to outright campaign for evil especially when he openly hates you and your supporters.


29 posted on 09/29/2012 8:39:20 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: ken5050

Watching her daughter dance on Dancing with the Stars? Both looking good too!!!


30 posted on 09/29/2012 8:40:01 AM PDT by fish hawk
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Oh, well, I certainly look forward to that. But her personal appearances, especially on behalf of someone she worked against, such as Akin in MO, would probably be more helpful.


31 posted on 09/29/2012 8:41:31 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: ken5050

Sarah would...if she was asked...

...Romney dont want her...he is a jerk.


32 posted on 09/29/2012 8:43:46 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Shady

“She is keeping her head down...”
Oh my!


33 posted on 09/29/2012 8:44:30 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: ken5050

Brightside: We’ll have Sarah, Ryan, or Rubio to choose from in ‘16.

After another disastrous 4 years of Obama, it should be cakewalk.


34 posted on 09/29/2012 8:48:10 AM PDT by exist
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To: ken5050

She’s being a good soldier. This is Romney’s war. He’d just better win or there will be a war within the Republican Party.


35 posted on 09/29/2012 8:53:02 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: ken5050

I told my dad six months ago Sarah would drag Mitt across the line. Here’s hoping.


36 posted on 09/29/2012 8:54:42 AM PDT by libbylu
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To: LS
True that. but with Palin, it can't be long and slow. Laves too much time for RATS to bring up aired laundry, et al. It has to be quick, precise and laser like, which doesn't give time for a rebuttal.

I believe, quietly, she is working behind the scenes where she can, but, i also believe that shortly, she will light a short fuse with the TP (because of Ryan) and it will be a good thing.

People like you and i are watching the campaigns, daily. The majority are not, so quick, effective, well timed offensives will work better. Think about "money bombs" from a single tweet, or a Call-To-Arms, etc. and how effective they are. It's hard to defend against that. M2C.

37 posted on 09/29/2012 8:55:00 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: ken5050

Sarah Palin has been declared persona non grata by the GOP establishment and Team Romney.

She has been told to butt out of the presidential race for the duration.

Yesterday she sent a letter to her followers and did not mention Romney or Ryan at all.


38 posted on 09/29/2012 8:56:13 AM PDT by techno
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To: ken5050
I think the RNC & Romney decided they don't want or need her type of Conservatism.
39 posted on 09/29/2012 8:57:35 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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How can Romney possibly loose? It’s his turn. Of course we always go with “whose turn it is”. /sarc

Romney is going to fail miserably and just like Obama the Gop is going to blame the masses for not seeing the light.

Romney is going to fail miserably.


40 posted on 09/29/2012 8:58:39 AM PDT by pennyfarmer (Romney is a cresent wrench when you need a hammer. Sure it might work, but do you want to chance it?)
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To: McGruff

Damn straight... if Romney can’t pull this off, all hell’s breakin’ out, the Tea Party will become third party, with some “Hell-Boy-Cigar-Smoin” attitude ): [


41 posted on 09/29/2012 9:00:24 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I think that Sarah is being smart about this election.

Wait for the debates. After they are done, you’ll see her.


42 posted on 09/29/2012 9:00:44 AM PDT by Loud Mime (arguetheconstitution.com)
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To: dps.inspect

Uh, that would be Cigar Smokin’ , not Smoin


43 posted on 09/29/2012 9:01:43 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: ken5050

She just not getting the press.

She has several statements up on her facebook page ...along with some great shots of the girls out hunting in Alaska.


44 posted on 09/29/2012 9:05:08 AM PDT by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: greene66

I think you’re right.


45 posted on 09/29/2012 9:31:41 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: McGruff

Gotta hand to the dems, though. We eat out own. They pull together, no matter what. Hillary got dissed and slandered by the man/child and now she’s his Secretary. And they are standing together on the Libyan fiasco. Bill Clinton is said to “hate” Obama, yet Clinton takes the lead at the convention with the speech. And some say that endorsement is the current difference. They are shrewd and pragmatic.


46 posted on 09/29/2012 9:32:15 AM PDT by Minnesota fox
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To: pennyfarmer

Yea right, wishful thinking Obama lover. Take your chicken Little bullshiite back to the dump or just crawl back into your bottle.


47 posted on 09/29/2012 9:40:36 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

“She’s legit, and thus won’t shill for Romney.”

Sarah made a decision during the primary. It would later prove to be self-serving in my opinion but nonetheless, it made a powerful impact on Governor Perry’s and Governor Romney’s campaigns. She tossed around the term “crony capitalism” and tied it to Perry and Romney through innuendo. I think she forever changed her own future. Unknown to most of us, she and Todd had decided to hitch their stars to the Gingrich candidacy. He was the only one of all the candidates who actually said in public that there “ would be a place for Sarah Palin in a Gingrich White House.” First Todd and then She proceeded to flex muscle and endorsed him in South Carolina, proving herself to be human afterall. He won on her added strength. The victory should have been Perry’s but thanks to his own missteps and Sarah’s choice , the great Christians of South Carolina deserted him and made themselves look like moral hypocrites in voting Gingrich. Perry needed that state to jump start his campaign . The loss wiped him out and put Sarah on the road to cheerleader, commentator, special guest, and forever unelectable. As much as I like her, her decisions in the primaries pretty much made her what she is today. An influential Conservative wildly loved by the folks but not so by the Party. The Party ain’t going away. I still appreciate her skills.


48 posted on 09/29/2012 10:03:13 AM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms.)
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To: exist

Riiight......4 years more of Obama and he will never allow another election by executive order. You can forget 2016.


49 posted on 09/29/2012 10:14:01 AM PDT by nclaurel
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To: exist

Riiight......4 years more of Obama and he will never allow another election by executive order. You can forget 2016.


50 posted on 09/29/2012 10:14:15 AM PDT by nclaurel
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