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Birthday shoutout: Sarah Palin
http://www.dailypress.com/ ^ | 02/11/2013 | Daily Press

Posted on 02/11/2013 10:58:04 AM PST by BO Stinkss

Sarah Palin turns 49 years old today, still relatively young and poised for the third act of her public life, whatever she chooses for that to be. Act I: Ambitious young woman rises through the ranks in local Alaskan politics to become the state's youngest governor (and first female governor). Picked in 2008 as the unconvential running mate for Republican John McCain's presidential bid. Her presence on the ticket certainly didn't help McCain, but her image as a folksy soccer mom and an arch-conservative firebrand energizes her own base and she becomes a Tea Party icon. Act II: After McCain's loss in 2008, Palin returns to Alaska and to her job as governor, but her heart isn't in it. Having gotten a taste of the national stage, the idea of running the nation's most remote state no longer excites her. She resigns from that position before her term ends and announces that she has bigger fish to fry. She writes a couple of books, does a couple of reality TV shows, and makes vast sums of money for speeches and TV appearances promoting the Tea Party and conservative causes. She endorses candidates across the country but shows little interest in re-entering the world of politics herself. So now, on her 49th birthday, we await her third act. Will she be content to stay in her current lucrative role of trying to influence those who are actually in power? Or will she at some point - perhaps in 2016 - feel the itch to return to politics and chase after the power herself? The only thing that seems certain at this point is that she has no desire to leave the public eye.

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I Love You Sarah!

1 posted on 02/11/2013 10:58:14 AM PST by BO Stinkss
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To: BO Stinkss

from Sarah Palin ...

Todd and I are in Dallas today to attend Chris Kyle’s memorial and funeral service. I find it sad to see that flags aren’t flying at half staff for this American hero. We’re surrounded today by American patriots here in Texas – by Chris’ fellow veterans and active duty warriors. In honor of them, I hope our commander in chief pays his respects in some gesture of condolence for their comrade in arms who sacrificed so much to keep him and all of us safe.

We may never know to what extent Chris kept us free or how many lives he saved by his brave actions in the line of fire. But his fellow warriors know how important he was. My son Track couldn’t meet Chris when Todd and I first met him because Track was deployed to Iraq. Then when we got to know Chris even better, our son was deployed in Afghanistan. We’ve met a lot of people in recent years, and Track has been privileged to meet them as well. But he said about Chris, “Mom, he’s the ONE person in the entire world I would be star-struck to meet. He’s it.”

God bless this great warrior. Let us keep his wife and children in our prayers, and may we never forget him or his sacrifice.

- Sarah Palin


2 posted on 02/11/2013 11:01:54 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

Free Republic is Palin Country!


3 posted on 02/11/2013 11:11:00 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: BO Stinkss
". Her presence on the ticket certainly didn't help McCain,"

There's where I disgaree... McLame would have lost so bad without Sarah even HE would have been too embarrased to stay in politics.

If Sarah is to blame for anything it is making the establishment media think we would be OK if they foist THE LOSER Romney, who lost to THE LOSER McLame who lost to (a loser) Obama on us if they pretend there is conservatives somewhere.

Palin should be at the lead of any races not 2nd string.

4 posted on 02/11/2013 11:11:06 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Liberty Valance

Without Palin on the ticket McShame would have lost by twice the margin he ended up losing by. She was the only positive thing about his campaign.


5 posted on 02/11/2013 11:11:44 AM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: BO Stinkss

She shows no interest in running for office. Sure. The left attacked her and her family in brutal, cruel ways.

She was a real threat to the established power of the left. She inspired normal people to get interested and to get out and vote.

The left did what it does very well: it destroyed her image. All the fangs came out. The left is nothing but a bunch of failed, nihilistic, materialistic, narcissistic, self-absorbed idiots.


6 posted on 02/11/2013 11:12:15 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Liberty Valance
God bless you Sarah and your dear family!!!!! Happy birthday and many many more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stay safe out there always.

Eight Deuce on the Loose!

7 posted on 02/11/2013 11:15:12 AM PST by paratrooper82 (82nd ABN Div. 1/508th BN "Fury From the Sky")
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Sarah: May you and yours have fair winds and following seas through this and the following years. Happy birthday!


9 posted on 02/11/2013 11:18:25 AM PST by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends)
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To: US Navy Vet

I gather that = “HOT”


10 posted on 02/11/2013 11:18:51 AM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: NKP_Vet

Without Palin on the ticket McShame would have lost by twice the margin he ended up losing by. She was the only positive thing about his campaign.


Amen to that! And this comes from someone who’s annoyed by Palin’s voice. I’ll take the voice over Obama, Romney or McCain anyday.


11 posted on 02/11/2013 11:19:19 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: BO Stinkss
Her presence on the ticket certainly didn't help McCain...

And thus says the Daily Press of Newport News, VA. Lies like this certainly wouldn't have happened when the great Tony Snow (RIP) was running that newspaper. Since he's been gone, a once fine daily has descended into a scandal sheet of falsehoods under the ownership of the Tribune Corporation.

God Bless our dear Sarah and Happy Birthday!


12 posted on 02/11/2013 11:20:20 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: BO Stinkss
Her presence on the ticket certainly didn't help McCain,

Bullcrap...the only reason that McCain got as many votes as he did was because of Palin. Before he selected her, his campaign was moribund and she single-handedly brought it to life.

13 posted on 02/11/2013 11:20:28 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: BO Stinkss
Sarah Palin . . . unconvential running mate for Republican John McCain . . . certainly didn't help McCain . . . Palin returns to Alaska and to her job as governor, but her heart isn't in it . . . She resigns from that position before her term ends . . . She writes a couple of books, does a couple of reality TV shows, and makes vast sums of money for speeches and TV appearances . . . Will she be content to stay in her current lucrative role of trying to influence those who are actually in power? Or will she at some point - perhaps in 2016 - feel the itch to return to politics and chase after the power herself? The only thing that seems certain at this point is that she has no desire to leave the public eye.

The writer obviously doesn't like or understand Sarah Palin.

14 posted on 02/11/2013 11:22:04 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: LibFreeUSA
Actually it means something like Military In Leutenent Formation or something like that. Something John Kerry could never be.



< sarc
15 posted on 02/11/2013 11:22:51 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: I want the USA back

The GOP-E was complicit in the attacks as well. Remember Kevin McFadden, Nicolle Wallace, Steve Schmidt, etc during the 2008 campaign itself, and then how the establishment hung her out to dry after Tucson?


16 posted on 02/11/2013 11:23:07 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Smokin’!


17 posted on 02/11/2013 11:24:14 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Timber Rattler

the only reason that McCain got as many votes as he did was because of Palin. Before he selected her, his campaign was moribund and she single-handedly brought it to life.


Yup. The theory that “Her presence on the ticket certainly didn’t help McCain” was actually started by the liberal media and parroted by the Rove RINO wing of the GOP. Everybody knows the liberal media does not really believe that for one second, otherwise they would have kept quiet so the GOP would repeat the same “mistake”. The left knows it’s FALSE. What’s the RINO’s excuse for actually parroting it?


20 posted on 02/11/2013 11:27:12 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Bratch

If she were a President, she’d be “Babe-raham Lincoln.”


21 posted on 02/11/2013 11:27:53 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: BO Stinkss
One of the best days of my life.

Thanks Sarah.
22 posted on 02/11/2013 11:28:49 AM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: I want the USA back
The left is nothing but a bunch of failed, nihilistic, materialistic, narcissistic, self-absorbed idiots.

Um, show me again where the Left failed?

They succeeded beyond their imaginings. Palin has been marginalized. The sheep voters, the FSA, they will never see anything but Tina Fey and the porn videos.

Palin's Act 3 will be to go back to Wasilla, write a few books with six-digit advances, make Todd sammiches and fade away. She'll be fine.

23 posted on 02/11/2013 11:29:24 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: re_nortex

Happy birthday, Sarah. You are a child of God with a gift to share with the rest of us. God bless you in your decisions and your actions, whatever they are.

You have been a force for positive change in the world already, but you are not done.


24 posted on 02/11/2013 11:29:28 AM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: BO Stinkss

BUMP


25 posted on 02/11/2013 11:29:38 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Timber Rattler
Before he selected her, his campaign was moribund and she single-handedly brought it to life.

McQueeg "rally" (LOL) before selecting Sarah Palin as his running mate ....

Palin/mcqueeg RALLY after the selection of Sarah Palin as his VP ...


27 posted on 02/11/2013 11:30:44 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: I want the USA back; Liberty Valance; BO Stinkss

In order to be successful at the national level — and by that, I mean winning the White House — Sarah Palin would really have to undergo a fundamental transformation. She would need to become fully educated on the details and the intricacies of foreign affairs, because there would always be a Katie Couric from the left-wing news media establishment, eager to trip her up on those details.

She would need to become more cultured and sophisticated, and that would probably mean losing at least some of that folksy charm that was so endearing to the Tea Party. I’m not sure many of us want that. I don’t mean that she needs to stop speaking simply and plainly, which is an asset that was highly valued by Midwestern presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Harry Truman.


28 posted on 02/11/2013 11:31:07 AM PST by Bryan
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To: Timber Rattler
The GOP-E was complicit in the attacks as well. Remember Kevin McFadden, Nicolle Wallace, Steve Schmidt, etc during the 2008 campaign itself, and then how the establishment hung her out to dry after Tucson?

Actually they may have tried to hang her out to dry but since the names Kevin McFadden, Nicolle Wallace, Steve Schmidt do not ring a bell with me tells me that they failed and Sarah Palin is still wet.

29 posted on 02/11/2013 11:31:37 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Bryan

She would need to become more cultured and sophisticated, and that would probably mean losing at least some of that folksy charm


I agree with that but when I hear the term “fundamental transformation” it’s a red flag for RINOism.


30 posted on 02/11/2013 11:34:11 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: re_nortex; Admin Moderator

As a fellow ‘prude’ ... I wholeheartedly second that.


31 posted on 02/11/2013 11:36:35 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: re_nortex

Maybe I’m naive and not up to all the new culture and stiff but I thought that term refers to the military. Maybe I’m missing something about the adultery and fornication reference.


32 posted on 02/11/2013 11:37:43 AM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: BO Stinkss; KC_Lion; 2ndDivisionVet; 3D-JOY; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; ...
Sarah Palin's Ping List

Happy Birthday Governor Palin!

33 posted on 02/11/2013 11:39:12 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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Sarah Palin's Ping List

Happy Birthday Governor Palin!

34 posted on 02/11/2013 11:40:10 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: BO Stinkss

49 years old, five kids, and still looking good! No wonder the left hates her guts...


35 posted on 02/11/2013 11:43:51 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Taking away guns will do nothing to stop violence.)
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To: tsowellfan
I agree with that but when I hear the term “fundamental transformation” it’s a red flag for RINOism.

I'm sorry you feel that way. I think that in order to be more appealing to more voters, she needs to dial it back on the backwoods colloquialisms and speak plain English, as though she graduated from Harvard Law.

That most definitely does NOT mean abandoning Christian conservative principles in any way, or to any degree. But it does mean presenting those principles in more sophisticated, more presidential ways.

36 posted on 02/11/2013 11:44:24 AM PST by Bryan
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To: BO Stinkss

Happy Birthday


37 posted on 02/11/2013 11:45:10 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: onyx; Bikkuri; MestaMachine; NoGrayZone
Sarah deserves all the Happiness the World can give her on her Birthday.

But she is spending her Birthday at Chris Kyle's Funeral Today.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2987394/posts

G-d Bless You Sarah


38 posted on 02/11/2013 11:48:22 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: BO Stinkss
Click here to listen to the number two song on the Billboard Hot 100 the day Sarah Palin was born (I never particularly cared for the number one song on that day).
39 posted on 02/11/2013 11:50:51 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: KC_Lion; Bikkuri; MestaMachine; NoGrayZone

God bless and keep her and God bless and hold dear Chris Kyle.


40 posted on 02/11/2013 11:52:11 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx; BO Stinkss

Birthday Bump for Governor Palin.


41 posted on 02/11/2013 11:54:24 AM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: tsowellfan; Servant of the Cross
Maybe I’m naive and not up to all the new culture and stiff but I thought that term refers to the military. Maybe I’m missing something about the adultery and fornication reference.

It's become a widely-used abbreviation used by the hip-hop and rap "culture" to mean something that's very un-Christian. I don't even want to hint at what it means since it's crude and vulgar. If you're curious enough, just use a search engine using the phrase: "what does **** mean?".

And thanks to Servant of the Cross for having my back, from one prude to another. :-) By the way, the origin of that word, prude, nowadays used as a pejorative, is actually quite noble meaning "wise and prudent".

42 posted on 02/11/2013 12:08:13 PM PST by re_nortex
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To: re_nortex

Thanks for the heads up. The last thing I want to do is offend Mrs. Palin by posting something crude in the comments in her Facebook page.


43 posted on 02/11/2013 12:11:20 PM PST by tsowellfan (cafenetamerica.com)
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To: re_nortex
Well I'm far from a prude and do cuss like a sailor at times, but that term is an insult on this thread about wishing a happy birthday.
Choose to believe somebody didn't think and we haven't sunk that low.
44 posted on 02/11/2013 12:20:40 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: BO Stinkss

Happy birthday Sarah Palin..........Bump.


45 posted on 02/11/2013 12:23:05 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
Profanity: How small minds try to speak with strength?
46 posted on 02/11/2013 12:26:07 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: BO Stinkss

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SARAH!! God Bless!


47 posted on 02/11/2013 12:29:05 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: don-o

Like I said, I’m no prude...........Time and place, this is not the time or the place....Savvy?


48 posted on 02/11/2013 12:38:44 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Uh, guess so. Did you follow my lonk?


49 posted on 02/11/2013 12:41:35 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: BO Stinkss

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sarah Palin!

God Bless You!!


50 posted on 02/11/2013 12:49:18 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (If you want to ring the bell - you got to swing the hammer hard!)
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