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Why we love Governor Palin (2008 Republican National Convention speech)
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Posted on 02/27/2009 7:49:53 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative

I have been reading a lot of the anti-Palin comments on Free Republic lately. For one I find them very depressing. These people usually start out with comments like "I like Governor Palin, BUT I think the media has ruined her". or bring up Tina Fey. Or some other nonsense about Palin not being able to win states "outside of the bible belt". As if red states and blue states are graved in stone.

I think we need to stand up for Sarah and rally behind her.

It is depressing. But the best thing that can happen for Sarah Palin right now is for her to continue to lay low. Historically, she would be better off falling half-way down the list of potential GOP candidates. and then make her comeback in 2011.

That night at the convention was amazing. I believe this is the speech that kicked off a new conservative movement in America...time will tell..


TOPICS: History; Society
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; 2008veep; palin

1 posted on 02/27/2009 7:49:53 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
There are a few RINOs left of FR, and a lot of astroturfers.

As well as pot shots from disgruntled members of DC.

Cheers!

2 posted on 02/27/2009 7:51:12 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Response from a woman:
1. She is a mother.
2. She is hot!
3. She knows how to shoot guns.
4. She believes in life.
5. She is hot!
6. She can feed her family without going to the grociery store.
7. She has ankles (compared to democrat wemyn).
8. Have you seen her in a bikini?
9. She is conservative.
10. Feel free to add on. By the way, did I mention that she in no way resembles Hitlery and Madam Half-bright?


3 posted on 02/27/2009 7:58:40 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed less people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Sometimes you get lucky. I’m glad Rudy went long and they didn’t have time to show the video that night. I think her entry on to the stage caught everybody, including the media, off guard.


4 posted on 02/27/2009 7:59:01 PM PST by techno
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

The media can’t ruin her. Palin is a quick study. She’ll come out ‘tan, rested, and ready’ in ‘12!


5 posted on 02/27/2009 8:02:53 PM PST by madameguinot (Our Father's God to Thee, Author of Liberty)
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To: madameguinot
Palin is a quick study. She’ll come out ‘tan, rested, and ready’ in ‘12!

Inferring, correctly, that she was not studied or ready in 08. Precisely why we should NOT "rally" behind her. We should wait for her to produce first.

6 posted on 02/27/2009 8:06:37 PM PST by Huck (Palin is perfect just where she is....in Alaska.)
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To: Huck

Huck.

She was put in a very uncomfortable position in 2008. I think she has a ton of potential. I can’t wait to see her be HER OWN CANDIDATE.


7 posted on 02/27/2009 8:10:34 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not why the ship is built" Sarah Palin)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Hey there,stick to your guns and screw the nay sayers with regards to Palin.These are just the same people who backed mcnutts and the rooooooty and williard.They are not even close to conservative.Good Luck.


8 posted on 02/27/2009 8:29:45 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's even tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

The key for Sarah is to articulate a clear vision for America. It’ll be interesting to see how she goes about that WITHOUT the McLame shackles.


9 posted on 02/27/2009 8:32:06 PM PST by ScottinVA (Make my world PURRRFECT, Lord Obama!!)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
Palin was the ONLY reason I and many other conservatives voted this past fall.

This “damaged goods” argument does not fly because the media will try their damnedest to destroy any Republican candidate. They're trying it again right now with Bobby Jindal. So it doesn't make a whole lot of sense to declare a candidate dead because the media has hurt them.

10 posted on 02/27/2009 8:35:32 PM PST by bushinohio
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Good post.

People have a short memory and nothing changes faster than the political scene. Palin will have as much of a chance as she ever did, whether the wizards of smart on FR or anywhere else agree or not.

What IMHO would do her a lot of good is to crank out a couple of books. One, this would position her as more substantive and two, she’ll earn a bunch of money for her family and gain publicity. The first should be lighter, about her campaign experience. The second, in a year or two should lay out her conservative views and philosophy. This would become the rallying point for what comes next, much like Obamas books did for him.


11 posted on 02/27/2009 8:42:23 PM PST by bigbob (-)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

When you say, “Sarah Palin,” I say, “Is it 2012 yet?”


12 posted on 02/27/2009 8:43:30 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

If you pay attention, you will notice its the same few folks posting the same anti-Palin drivel on every thread. The astroturf campaign against her is in hyperdrive.

Frankly, I’m really tired of Dhimmirat-lite candidates on the Republican ticket. Palin is the strongest Conservative candidate I’ve seen in 20 years. If you can’t see that, you probably have been receiving government benefits far too long.


13 posted on 02/27/2009 8:50:32 PM PST by Kandy Atz ("Let him rave on that men may know him mad.")
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To: bushinohio

I agree no matter who run in GOP media will go after them. Media & Democrats are afraid of Palin.
She was only reason I voted for McCain and he is rotten for standing up for her. Shows what kind of man he is!
I hope Palin runs in 2012....we will support her 10000000%. She has more guts than any of them in Congress.
RUN SARAH RUN 2012! She will put all of them to shame in Congress!


14 posted on 02/27/2009 8:51:38 PM PST by ducks1944 (GOD Bless the USA .)
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15 posted on 02/27/2009 8:51:54 PM PST by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/music/Gloria+Jane)
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To: goodwithagun

The main reason I went to vote for the Republican Presidential candidate last November was because of Palin....that being said, I had MANY reasons NOT to vote for the ‘rats.


16 posted on 02/27/2009 9:00:47 PM PST by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: Huck; se_ohio_young_conservative

Huck, BS.


17 posted on 02/27/2009 9:11:02 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: PaleoBob
Let's be looking at 2010 ~ assume a landslide take over of Congress. Within days of convening Congress will have impeached and removed, and handed over for trial, Obama and the old guy who was supposed to replace him, ol' Joe whatshisname.

Pelosi will be out of the picture as Speaker so that gives OUR GUY the top slot until we can nominate a new President and VP.

No reason we can't get a couple of governors in those jobs.

Then we start rounding up the Democrats like Barnie Frank, Chris Dodd, and others, who brought on the crisis, and trying them for treason.

18 posted on 02/27/2009 9:14:14 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
The key is that we don't let the RNC chose our candidate. WE will make the choice for them. And if Sarah runs, she will have my unequivocal support.
19 posted on 02/27/2009 10:30:57 PM PST by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: bushinohio

We aren’t going to let the media select our candidate next election either.


20 posted on 02/27/2009 10:33:05 PM PST by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: o_zarkman44

I first met Sarah Palin in 90’s when she was mayor. Had the pleasure of talking to her half a dozen times over the years. The one thing that I have always found was that her word was good; when she said she’d do something; it got done. She always had the people’s best interests as her #1 concern; she did what was right for Alaskans. Alot of our Repubs up here hated her, tried destroying her, but they all ended up history and she’s still here. Reason why the Alaskan people support her so. I wish all the repubs were half as honorable as Palin.


21 posted on 02/27/2009 10:43:42 PM PST by Eska ( e)
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22 posted on 02/28/2009 12:58:47 AM PST by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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