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Sarah Palin launches online channel as she rips ‘media filters’
Washington Post ^ | July 27 2014 | Sean Sullivan

Posted on 07/28/2014 5:29:44 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network

In a Sunday video, the former Republican vice presidential nominee announced the Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based Web site that she says will offer news, video chats with her and behind-the-scenes glimpses of speeches and political events she attends.

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Well this is interesting.
1 posted on 07/28/2014 5:29:44 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Link to the new Palin channel:

https://sarahpalinchannel.com/


2 posted on 07/28/2014 5:38:03 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Very top of her new website:

National debt. Currently 17.798 trillion dollars. And growing.


3 posted on 07/28/2014 5:58:35 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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4 posted on 07/28/2014 6:02:55 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Using the Glenn Beck money-making model.

Why not milk your fervent followers for all you can?


5 posted on 07/28/2014 6:09:13 AM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: EricT.

I have encountered plenty of subscription-based websites thus far, and thus far none have really drawn me past just looking.

Coast to Coast, I listen regularly, but no thanks.

Glenn Beck, no thanks.

Rush Limbaugh, tempting but no.

There are other competitors out there, but this is the first one I will have to literally stop to decide whether or not I would like to subscribe.

Another link to the website, just for the heck of it:

https://sarahpalinchannel.com/


6 posted on 07/28/2014 6:14:17 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Destined for failure.


7 posted on 07/28/2014 6:18:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

I think so too....


8 posted on 07/28/2014 6:22:29 AM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: Sacajaweau

Wrong


9 posted on 07/28/2014 6:28:07 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sacajaweau

I don’t think so.

It is rather low-cost to start a pay website. The issue will be providing the programming.

She has a no-cost way to subscribe.

I haven’t yet, but I’m just saying. Palin has a huge fan base.

Huge.


10 posted on 07/28/2014 6:44:03 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I assumed that Sarah had a huge fan base too because she is so well loved here at FR. I asked some of my girl friends what they thought about her I got everything from an OK to a wrinkled up nose and a head shaking NO. None of these women are liberals. I think the media ruin her and I wonder if she can come back or does she want to come back.


11 posted on 07/28/2014 6:52:02 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Sacajaweau

I really like Sarah Palin but...
$4.95 a month, maybe. $9.99 a month, nope.

I’d rather give it to FR. And I’m going to do it right now.
Where’s the donate button? Ah, here it is.

https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/


12 posted on 07/28/2014 6:54:21 AM PDT by super7man (Oh why did I post that, now I'll never be able to run for Congress.)
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To: Ditter

Even some conservative women are jealous of beautiful intelligent conservative women.


13 posted on 07/28/2014 6:55:37 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Ditter

I think Palin needs to reach out more to women, though part of her problem I believe had been she was young, pretty and successful and some women just rejected her on that basis.

Palin’s added a couple of years. She has a family. I believe she is gaining female fans, and could run a successful campaign in 2016.

I recognize your point, but I think that was partly just because she had so much going for her.

She’s still very pretty, but no longer that “must attack” pretty she was. I think her female fan club will grow by quite a bit, as she stands firm on issues (virtually alone thus far).

Go Palin.


14 posted on 07/28/2014 6:57:56 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: super7man

I agree - $4.95 a month is doable - $9.99 - not so much.


15 posted on 07/28/2014 7:08:55 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: Sacajaweau

Please! Every time some yahoo from the media or even here on FR predicts that Sarah is going to fail, she usually succeeds or just simply keeps moving forward. Heck, there are going to be rabid liberals and GOP elite hacks signing up just so they can write nasty things about or to her. She doesn’t care and will continue to speak the truth. You can cancel at any time and there is already a lot of content available and more to come


16 posted on 07/28/2014 7:11:59 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Catsrus

I could handle $4.95/mo.

Rush is something like $4.00/mo., and I’ve been a subscriber for years.

$100/year is high, IMO.

I wish Sarah luck with this newest venture...but, many may be priced out, from the get go.


17 posted on 07/28/2014 7:18:43 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Catsrus

Just saying Rush Limbaugh, and George Noory are both (I believe) charging $15 / month.

So she’s already discounting, from her competitors.


18 posted on 07/28/2014 7:21:31 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

No I take that back.

Sorry. My mistake.


19 posted on 07/28/2014 7:27:33 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

What’s the refund policy when she quits?


20 posted on 07/28/2014 7:35:24 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Wolfie; Admin Moderator

Wow (very) tough crowd this morning.

Mod I sent you a request, but could I also request here my post #18 be deleted, I was wrong about the cost.

Apparently this website is a bit more than the competitors.


21 posted on 07/28/2014 7:37:33 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Wolfie
What’s the refund policy when she quits?

You get to keep what you learned.

22 posted on 07/28/2014 7:39:27 AM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: SeaHawkFan
Even some conservative women are jealous of beautiful intelligent conservative women.

I've been a great fan of Palin. But in the intervening years since she broke onto the national scene, there are things she should have done to step up her game, as Margaret Thatcher did to enter the Big Time, but Sarah has not. She badly needs speech and diction coaching, a better stylist (she really should not go around in skinny jeans with 6 inch high heels), and coaching in how to appear more congenial and less bitter. I agree she has been treated abominably. But in politics, you have to rise above that stuff. She is very confrontational; and when the confrontation comes with vengeance, she does get hurt. The moment I heard her start slamming the MSM in her first VP acceptance speech, I knew they would set out to destroy her, and they did.

23 posted on 07/28/2014 7:48:30 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Glen Beck is doing pretty well this this model from what I’ve heard from the Lamestream media.

After his latest stunts at the border, it is a miracle if he has any fans left.


24 posted on 07/28/2014 7:51:00 AM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I think you are right, she is one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen and this old woman never held that against her. I think males were attracted to her because of her beauty, along with her conservative policies, and women held her beauty against her.


25 posted on 07/28/2014 8:13:35 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Catsrus; All
$2.99 is more like it. Broadcasting from her own facility.

Sarah is great. She has been accused, or demeaned every step of the way. All nonsense as far as I can see. A real person, smart, able that cares about America.

We are blessed to have Sarah as a spokes person for conservatives. If she gets a million responses ... it is true that a dollar would be a bonanza.

Good fortune Sarah. Living in Texas, we mostly have it good. ... the world is constantly changing and not for the good. Pray for protection, for Sarah and strength and energy, and success in her new venture. Let us truly pray for Sarah's success. Thank Thee Father for Thy grace, love, goodness, mercy, we pray for America to know Thee and love Thee, and for America to return to our true values and faith, in Jesus name amen.

26 posted on 07/28/2014 8:31:30 AM PDT by geologist ("If you love me, keep my commands" .... John 14 :15)
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To: Albion Wilde

She doesn’t wear 6” heels and she is always dressed nicely for the occasion.

Her speech-making skills are much improved. She really knows how to connect with people.

Not my first choice for President, but only because Ted Cruz is far and away the best candidate.


27 posted on 07/28/2014 10:10:05 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Sacajaweau

According to this [snarky] article, virtually everything on it so far is available elsewhere on the web for free:

http://time.com/3046196/sarah-palin-channel-subscription/

From this article:

So politics aside, it’s fair to ask what the value proposition is for a subscription to Sarah Palin Channel. At this early point–the channel launched Sunday and began collecting paid subscriptions at startup–much of SPC’s front-page offerings are repurposed and available in some form free elsewhere.

There’s the seven-minute video calling for President Obama’s impeachment from earlier in the month; various speeches, like her July 19 talk to the Western Conservative Summit, that are on YouTube; reproductions of conservative meme images; a link to her daughter Bristol’s blog at the religious site Patheos.com. There’s a national debt counter and a countdown clock to the end of the Obama administration. Getting a place of prominence is “Sally’s Word of the Day,” a feature “brought to you by my Scrabble-obsessed Mom and her friends.” (The inaugural word: “Rectitude”–”the quality of being honest and morally correct”–which reproduces the Merriam-Webster definition verbatim.)

But wait! There’s more! The marquee original content thus far is a collection of short videos in which–as she’s been doing via Facebook–Palin weighs in on current events hitting longtime talking points. The trouble in Ukraine, for instance, is evidence that we need to “unlock” our natural energy resources, or Drill, Baby, Drill. Another publicizes her book from last year re-fighting the “war on Christmas.” In others, she answers questions from supporters, such as, “How many things can you name that Obama has failed at?”

Many of SPC’s short videos recall Palin’s hits for Fox News, placing her in a home-office setting backed symbolically by a carven eagle, a flag and a globe, speaking in a single take, YouTube-style; others have her speaking at an angle to the camera, as if addressing an unseen interviewer. The tone is on-brand: the folksy, familiar speech (after last year’s Phil Robertson controversy, she tells fans, “You guys rose up and said, ‘Oh my gosh, enough is enough!’”), her knack for digs that will rouse fans and aggravate detractors (Obama is “addicted to OPM”–say it out loud–”other people’s money”), the Alaskan-mountain imagery on the homepage.

Beyond that, what SPC is trying to sell is community and connection. The site’s videos are shareable on social media–so depending on your friends-and-family list, you’ll be seeing them free on Facebook soon enough–but you can only see or post comments if you subscribe.


28 posted on 07/28/2014 10:14:49 AM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: SeaHawkFan
She doesn’t wear 6” heels and she is always dressed nicely for the occasion.

She wears very tasteless, very high heels on too many occasions. Click and see:

Sarah Palin's Shoes Bring Snakeskin, Studded Spunk To Her Cable News Return (PHOTOS)

Sarah Palin’s much-noted red Naughty Monkey Double-Dare pumps are being auctioned off on ebay.

Sarah Palin's "Fabulous" High Heels

Sarah Palin Continues To Be The Glamour Icon Of ‘Murica

29 posted on 07/28/2014 11:00:29 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Albion Wilde

She’s a beautiful woman. Just because she is in the public view does not mean she needs to dress like a prude.


30 posted on 07/28/2014 11:40:37 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: SeaHawkFan

If she wants to be taken seriously for her brains instead of her looks, she should dress conservatively, especially since she has been attacked for her brains. What is prudish about conservative business wear? Is it “prudish” when men wear traditional business shoes and suits that do not display their package?


31 posted on 07/28/2014 11:52:24 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: EricT.

Beck has followers, Palin does politics and has been leading the conservative movement and put a lot of conservatives in office.


32 posted on 07/28/2014 11:55:57 AM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Albion Wilde

LOL, the “concern” type attack.


33 posted on 07/28/2014 11:57:55 AM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: ansel12

It’s not an attack.

Why didn’t you answer my question about your double standard? Do you think men are “prudish” when they wear convential business attire that is recognized around the world as what serious people wear to do business?


34 posted on 07/28/2014 12:07:42 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Albion Wilde
Give it up, AW. If you post one hint of criticism about Sarah Palin here on FR, regardless of its realistic and thoughtful value, you can expect to be shouted down and accused of being a concern troll. It's just the way it is here on FR.

Sarah is a highly qualified leader with a resume that very few can match. Her conservative message is much needed and welcomed as the country hangs precariously in the balance. But she continually shoots herself in the foot.

A website behind a pay wall will just be preaching to the choir. I don't see how it helps the cause.

I prefer she just continue boosting up other candidates as she has been doing so well in recent years. Just my opinion.

35 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:25 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Of course you got on this thread to attack Palin, the most effective force for conservatism since Reagan.

Thank God we had her leadership and influence for this last 6 years.

Go Ted Cruz.


36 posted on 07/28/2014 12:23:30 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Just saying Rush Limbaugh, and George Noory are both (I believe) charging $15 / month.

Rush is $6.95/month which includes audio parodies, dittocam and 2 year podcast archive,  Coast-To-Coast Insider is also $6.95 a month with a five year archive.  Both also have annual subscriptions as well.

I subscribe to Rush 24/7 and I subscribe annually, because its cheaper than subscribing monthly, because the annual rate is $54.95/yr.

If it's going to be Sarah Palin reading Sarah Palin Facebook posts, I ain't subscribing no matter what it costs.

37 posted on 07/28/2014 12:50:10 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

At first I was skeptical about TheBlaze (at that time called GBTV), but it seems to have become rather successful. I listen to TheBlaze Radio quite a bit, and they’ve been adding new shows, especially on the weekends. I like that GunTalk is on Sunday’s now. It’s one of my favorite call-in shows on the weekends. “Real News”, “Real News Investigates” and “For The Record” are my favorite shows on the TV network. Laurie Dhue is easy on the eyes as well.


38 posted on 07/28/2014 1:01:11 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Albion Wilde

When Sarah Palin wears a dress or skirt for a public appearance, they are alwaays at least to the top of her knees and she does not show cleavage. In fact, she seems to go to great lengths to draw attention away from her bustline.


39 posted on 07/28/2014 2:27:34 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: ansel12

Yes, she pulls some political weight. I wouldn’t say she was “leading” the conservative movement. It’s far too diverse to say any one person is leading it.

I just find the cult of personality that now follows her kind of creepy.


40 posted on 07/28/2014 3:33:01 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: EricT.

There is zero question that Governor Palin has been leading the conservative movement since 2008, and empowering it, and giving it courage.

She has no cult of personality following, it is about politics and keeping her viable, since she has suffered the most dedicated attacks by media and the left, and the rinos of the GOP, that we have ever seen, yet she has survived in spite of you guys constantly striking at her and striving to marginalize and weaken her.

We have watched as she emboldened politicians like Perry and DeWitt, and helped bring us a real conservative block in government, and especially Ted Cruz.

““I would not be in the U.S. Senate today if it were not for Governor Palin,” Cruz said.””


41 posted on 07/28/2014 3:42:05 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: ansel12
"There is zero question that Governor Palin has been leading the conservative movement since 2008, and empowering it, and giving it courage."

"She has no cult of personality following..."

SMH.

42 posted on 07/28/2014 3:57:54 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: SeaHawkFan
When Sarah Palin wears a dress or skirt for a public appearance, they are alwaays at least to the top of her knees and she does not show cleavage.

So, where were all those photos I linked you to taken of her in hooker heels that you denied existed, if not in public? And why are you avoiding the question I asked twice about your double standard for how professionals should dress in public?

Blind loyalty, nothing more to learn, and believing someone is perfect? Don't bother answering.

43 posted on 07/28/2014 4:15:54 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: EricT.

Attack conservatives as “cultists”, but it is childish and petty.


44 posted on 07/28/2014 4:16:57 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Semper911

I agree completely with your post. Thanks.


45 posted on 07/28/2014 4:17:02 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: ansel12

I am a fan of Sarah. But her dress is often inappropriate and her voice and accent are grating — one of the things that held Perot back and gave us Clinton.

Margaret Thatcher, whom you must admit enjoyed a consummate degree of success that has so far eluded Sarah, took voice coaching and got a makeover to appear more marketable. Many truly great people address the rough edges that may be standing in their way. That is not an attack. That’s marketing.


46 posted on 07/28/2014 4:25:11 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Albion Wilde

Your pettiness and womanly jealousy overcome your ability to think rationally about this most extraordinary politician.

It’s the same personal insults directed at her, over and over.


47 posted on 07/28/2014 4:36:24 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Semper911
A website behind a pay wall will just be preaching to the choir. I don't see how it helps the cause.

A politician and especially a conservative one, needs a way to access the public, influence the public and to make an income.

48 posted on 07/28/2014 4:42:36 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: ansel12
"Your pettiness and womanly jealousy overcome your ability to think rationally about this most extraordinary politician."

"She has no cult of personality following..."

OK. I'm convinced...

49 posted on 07/28/2014 4:49:53 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: ansel12
"Of course you got on this thread to attack Palin, the most effective force for conservatism since Reagan.

Thank God we had her leadership and influence for this last 6 years."

"She has no cult of personality following..."

Not a cult. Nope. No-sir-ee. Not at all.

50 posted on 07/28/2014 4:53:03 PM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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