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Rifle-Toting Failed Sportscaster Calls for 'Revolution' (Anti-Gun, Anti-Palin & Anti-GOP trifecta)
Gawker ^ | February 17, 2010 | John Cook

Posted on 02/17/2010 11:59:24 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin was in God's Country last night, preaching "revolution" to the Arkansas GOP in exchange for $100,000 or so. The party also gave her an engraved .44-magnum rifle. So that's what you get the quitter who has everything.

The Arkansas Republican Party was happy to allow press coverage of Palin's speech, but she overruled them, so the only accounts we have are from reporters' notes. The Arkansas Times took a statistical approach:

Number of African-Americans in attendance: 4.
Mentions of President Obama: 1.
Times Palin mentioned the Republican Party in her speech: 1.
Wal-Mart: 7.

We have no idea what that means—maybe Palin hopes Wal-Mart stores will serve as supply depots for partisans in the coming revolution. From local station KTHV:

"I think our country is ready for another revolution and this one can take place at the ballot box in 2010 in a town near you," Palin told a crowd of about 5,000 people at Verizon Arena in downtown North Little Rock.

And if the ballot box fails, the Arkansas GOP got Plan B rolling by presenting Palin with a $2,000 .44-magnum rifle engraved with her name. (Though in an unforgivable faux pax, the party picked a gun that was manufactured in New Jersey, a known outpost of fake America.)

The event raised $400,000 for the state Republican Party. Palin's fee wasn't disclosed, but her going rate is $100,000 per appearance.

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TOPICS: Arkansas; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: arkansas; banglist; palin; sarahpalin
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I doubt that she charged a speaking fee for a GOP fundraiser.
1 posted on 02/17/2010 11:59:25 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He likely gets this amount from the ‘fee’ supposedly paid her at the Tea Party event, which she acknowledged returning back to the Tea Party.

So he applies this to the GOP event, which he has no confirmation of; just his own useless speculation. This is worthless, IMO.


2 posted on 02/17/2010 12:03:34 PM PST by bcsco (Obama is the navel of his own universe.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee, I just saw ONE African-American on this jerk’s webpage.

I guess that is the new criterion of merit from the looney left.


3 posted on 02/17/2010 12:03:49 PM PST by ZULU (Hey Obama, how DO you pronounce "corpsman"?????)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds more like he’s constipated and just had to ‘express’ in some way. What a petty little piece and it all could have been avoided by taking a laxative.


4 posted on 02/17/2010 12:03:50 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She isn’t saying anything Judge Napolitano’s hasn’t already said:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b3Q89FZoY0


5 posted on 02/17/2010 12:04:26 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: ZULU
Crucial information is missing from the article.

Which make and model is the .44?

6 posted on 02/17/2010 12:05:10 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

gawk gawk all you want ... Who runs this idiots site, a moron?


7 posted on 02/17/2010 12:06:57 PM PST by Tarpon ( ...)
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To: Kartographer

I suppose he got a warm feeling running down his leg as well. I just hope he changed his diaper fast.


8 posted on 02/17/2010 12:08:14 PM PST by shadeaud ("If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
(Though in an unforgivable faux pax, the party picked a gun that was manufactured in New Jersey, a known outpost of fake America.)

A firearm, made anywhere, in this country is a reaffirmation of the 2nd Amendment and laudable. I have bought several guns, ammunition and other supplies from 'Yankee' territory. It is the one exception in my rule of NO CASH FOR BLUE....

9 posted on 02/17/2010 12:08:30 PM PST by Gaffer ("Profling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The extreme left keep working this story line: Birthers, teabaggers, right-wing conspiracy, segregation, armed revolt, racism, christian theocracy, and the rest of the bullshit they say.

The bottom line is that the Democrats ran as more conservative than John McCain and conservative democrats and independents leaning right believed it. Meanwhile conservative Republicans refused to vote. Obama wins and threw away the mask of conservatism. Now the natural conservatives and moderates regret their reckless choice and are uncontrollably pissed that radical socialism has seized their country.

The left will never learn who, what, where, and why americans despise them.


10 posted on 02/17/2010 12:10:00 PM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This drivel isn't worth the time to respond too...I guess that makes it a fail.
11 posted on 02/17/2010 12:10:43 PM PST by highlander_UW (Obama has lost or not saved over 4 million jobs!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Tweets of Sarah Palin at Arkansas GOP fundraiser
12 posted on 02/17/2010 12:11:51 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: Lurker
The article mentions it was made in New Joisey - I think it might be a Henry.

Cool.

13 posted on 02/17/2010 12:12:14 PM PST by OKSooner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sounds like just another Palin hating nut. They pile on to trash Sarah Palin because that's the only way they could ever get any attention. Without her they are nothing.


14 posted on 02/17/2010 12:16:30 PM PST by GloriaJane (Pro-Choice = Pro-Death........ Pro-Life = Pro-LIFE!)
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To: OKSooner
You are correct.


15 posted on 02/17/2010 12:18:02 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: OKSooner

Henry rifles are made in Brooklyn, NY IIRC.


16 posted on 02/17/2010 12:18:11 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lurker

Henry Repeating Arms Company

59 East 1st Street, Bayonne, NJ 07002


17 posted on 02/17/2010 12:20:02 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: Lurker
I'll bet it was a Henry big boy model that looked something like this:
18 posted on 02/17/2010 12:20:40 PM PST by RC one (WHAT!!!!)
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To: smokingfrog

My mistake and I thank you for the correction. Sweet rifle, that one.


19 posted on 02/17/2010 12:21:24 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lurker

Damn a friend of mine has an early Ruger 44 mag carbine, kind of a stepped up 10/22, nice piece of machinery.


20 posted on 02/17/2010 12:28:18 PM PST by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Lurker

I’m with you, my first thought was brand, action type etc.:)I wish I could get a speaking fee of a .44 mag rifle, I have always wanted a .44 mag carbine and should have bought one when Ruger was selling their carbine.


21 posted on 02/17/2010 12:29:14 PM PST by calex59
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If its made in Jersey, doesnt that mean it’s one of those nice Henry repeaters?


22 posted on 02/17/2010 12:29:42 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Montani Semper Liberi)
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To: smokingfrog

that model, unengraved, goes for $600 or thereabouts.


23 posted on 02/17/2010 12:30:27 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Montani Semper Liberi)
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To: Little Bill
Damn a friend of mine has an early Ruger 44 mag carbine, kind of a stepped up 10/22, nice piece of machinery.

Love wanted one of those for a long time.

24 posted on 02/17/2010 12:32:48 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
These Palin haters all have the same line and it is a huge succession of lies.
Governor Palin left the Alaskan state house to a Republican. That means he will run as the incumbent in the next election. She stopped the liberal legal vultures from filing any more unfounded litigation. Then she wrote a book that made her independently wealthy. As icing on the cake she landed a very well paying job at FOX News and is on a long lasting speech circuit making even more money.
Every time these rabid liberals try and tell every how Sarah Palin failed we need to infuse the simple truth.
The liberals made her important and their rabid hate is still propelling her to untold riches and success. I used to be confused as to why these people keep attacking Sarah Palin. Slowly the reason is coming into the light of day. It is because the American poeple now have something to compare Obama to. She connects so well with the American people and he is looking more and more Marxist/Socialist and is sinking in the polls every day. In a side by side comparison she makes him look so bad that the liberals have to keep attacking her trying make the obambat look better. Their only hope is that she commits political suicide in front of the cameras. When she won't let the cameras in she is taking this away from them as well. She is still out smarting them and making the whole lot look and sound like the idiots they are.
25 posted on 02/17/2010 12:34:41 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: Lurker

Well I think you may be right after all. Company HQ but the guns make in Brooklyn? At least they used to be.

http://www.henryrepeatingarms.com/henrynews_070501_heartland2.cfm


26 posted on 02/17/2010 12:35:52 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: highlander_UW
This drivel isn't worth the time to respond too...I guess that makes it a fail.

And yet.... YOU responded! ;^P

27 posted on 02/17/2010 12:39:27 PM PST by bayliving (1 if by land, 2 if by sea and 3 if by our own government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has anyone read the replies on that site? They think the military will protect them if there is a revolution and of course, they repeat the “we won” mantra. Koolaid is flowing fast and free over there.


28 posted on 02/17/2010 12:41:32 PM PST by ArmedSkeptic
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To: bayliving
And yet.... YOU responded! ;^P

Nope, I commented...at least for me, a response would normally take form in responding to various points or arguments the author makes...this one was too lame to bother...but I did expect someone to comment.

29 posted on 02/17/2010 12:41:37 PM PST by highlander_UW (Obama has lost or not saved over 4 million jobs!)
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To: Armedanddangerous

Is that the street price?

On their website, the Big Boy is about $900 and the Big Boy deluxe is 2 grand. For an extra $50 you can get one of those large loop levers (The Rifleman/Chuck Connors style).


30 posted on 02/17/2010 12:43:01 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Statement: "Number of African-Americans in attendance: 4."

Response: This ploy is slowly losing its impact. What is the left going to do when it becomes obvious that no one cares?

31 posted on 02/17/2010 12:43:49 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Gaffer

Agreed. I got my C&R and my first purchases were a couple of 60 year old Commie pistols (Czechoslovakian, and Romanian copy of a Russian).

I consider them to be very patriotic purchases—capitalist Americans buying the remains of Soviet liquidation sales at deep discounts.


32 posted on 02/17/2010 12:45:08 PM PST by BobbyT
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To: highlander_UW
but I did expect someone to comment.

Glad I didn't let you down! You are right though and I am wrong.

You just commented but I couldn't resist having a poke at you. It was all in fun though!

Cheers!

33 posted on 02/17/2010 12:50:08 PM PST by bayliving (1 if by land, 2 if by sea and 3 if by our own government.)
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To: BobbyT

I’ve thought about the C&R for such purchases, but I’ve always thought that I really don’t want to send the BATF a form, etc. DIRECTLY that has my information on it. THe Form 4473s, at least for now, stay with the gunshop dealer...(and I keep praying they lose them is a fire).


34 posted on 02/17/2010 12:51:58 PM PST by Gaffer ("Profling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: BobbyT

I’ve thought about the C&R for such purchases, but I’ve always thought that I really don’t want to send the BATF a form, etc. DIRECTLY that has my information on it. THe Form 4473s, at least for now, stay with the gunshop dealer...(and I keep praying they lose them is a fire).


35 posted on 02/17/2010 12:51:59 PM PST by Gaffer ("Profling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: Lurker
Good for light woods, I use a Remington Model 70 with a .308 and a 220 grain round, it is rather close and dense up here, if I can't get a Deer I can always get fire wood.

Rugar made some fine stuff in the earlies, I had a few of their pistols.

36 posted on 02/17/2010 12:56:56 PM PST by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Lurker

Pretty useless rifle in Alaska. I guess if you had a bunch of extra ammo for your girlfriend’s sidearm you could use it for plinking, or hang it above the fireplace for all the outsiders to gawk at when they come up in the summer.


37 posted on 02/17/2010 1:02:06 PM PST by alaskanfan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What is this gawker one speaks of????


38 posted on 02/17/2010 1:02:31 PM PST by the long march
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What if she charged a million? What possible difference does it make? Now we trash people for speaking fees? Or we only trash Republicans for them.


39 posted on 02/17/2010 1:04:49 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
John Cook

More insane drivel from the Gay Mafia media.

Normal people don't have any such complaints about Palin.

40 posted on 02/17/2010 1:11:30 PM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: bayliving
Glad I didn't let you down! You are right though and I am wrong. You just commented but I couldn't resist having a poke at you. It was all in fun though! Cheers!

No worries mate...I was being a little playful when I posted knowing it was likely to elicit a response.

41 posted on 02/17/2010 1:22:17 PM PST by highlander_UW (Obama has lost or not saved over 4 million jobs!)
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To: Lurker

GOOD POINT!!!!!


42 posted on 02/17/2010 1:53:37 PM PST by ZULU (Hey Obama, how DO you pronounce "corpsman"?????)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Be afraid liberals. Palin got 5,000 people out in the middle of the winter. In a democratic stronghold of the south. She raised $400,000 in an hour to help defeat your Dem Senator in DC and your soruppt congresspeople.

Be very afraid. this woman is unbelievable 5,000 people 9 months away from any election shows up just to hear her speak. Unreal.

add in the 1,000+ that stood in line for her book signing the 10,000’s that gave her standing ovations at daytona, her un precendented ratings on Chris wallace, her good writeup by liberal kingmaker Broder. be afraid she is just starting on the campign trail. by Oct she will be pulling 20,000 people to a rally for a congressional seat. Over and Over and Over again

Be afraid.


43 posted on 02/17/2010 4:21:45 PM PST by unseen1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow, this moron is against everything I cling to. I feel so bitter.


44 posted on 02/17/2010 4:21:46 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: smokingfrog

I was looking at the plain jane version of that rifle in 44 mag at gander mountain and I think it was $699


45 posted on 02/17/2010 5:40:54 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Montani Semper Liberi)
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To: Little Bill

If you check the ballistics on the .44, it compares favorably to a .30-30 at less than 100 yardds when it’s fired from a rifle. I coveted one of those things for years and finally got one last year. I will offer this, if it makes anyone feel any better. That rifle is a nightmare to disassemble.


46 posted on 02/17/2010 6:43:49 PM PST by sig226 (Bring back Jimmy Carter!)
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To: Lurker

I Think it Was a ‘HENRY’


47 posted on 02/17/2010 7:46:27 PM PST by bravotu (Have a Nice Day !)
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To: calex59

The ‘HENRY’ is a Real Keeper.


48 posted on 02/17/2010 7:49:16 PM PST by bravotu (Have a Nice Day !)
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To: bravotu

I believe it. The original was a real game changer also. 15 shots(one in the chamber and 14 in the mag)but the caliber was very weak, a rimfire .44 cal but the firepower made up for the lack of power.


49 posted on 02/17/2010 8:22:14 PM PST by calex59
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Number of African-Americans in attendance: 4.

That is a lie, but it's par for the course for our leftist rag the Times. I was there and saw more than that.
50 posted on 02/17/2010 10:27:34 PM PST by Uncle Ivan (Alea iacta est)
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