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Let it be so: I, for one, am ready to raise money for her campaign and wear out some shoe leather on her behalf. My goal is $ million dollars.
1 posted on 10/09/2010 2:18:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Palin Supports Law of the Sea Treaty

http://usforeignpolicy.about.com/b/2008/10/15/palin-supports-law-of-the-sea-treaty.htm

Give me Bolton.


2 posted on 10/09/2010 2:24:00 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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I have to say there are many similarities and also many differences. I think she has what it takes but only time will tell. The left saw this potential way before many on the right, this is evidenced by the brutality of the attacks against her. Yet, she has weathered the storm so far and is still fighting. The attacks have taken their toll, but she is not politically dead,not even close. We will see.


3 posted on 10/09/2010 2:24:16 PM PDT by ohiobuckeye1997
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“Is Sarah Palin the Second Coming of Ronald Reagan?”

In a word, YES!!! :-)


4 posted on 10/09/2010 2:24:57 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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In a word: No.
5 posted on 10/09/2010 2:26:30 PM PDT by curiosity
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Its unfair to Sarah Palin to call her a “second coming” of Reagan. Reagan, himself, wasn’t even the first coming of today’s romanticisized Reagan, much as I loved his presidency in so many ways. Reagan did raise taxes and grant amnesty to illegals, after all.


6 posted on 10/09/2010 2:27:16 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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Reagan is my favorite President EVER and came into voting age and he was the first I ever cast a vote for. She may not be the second Reagan, but better than anything else that has come along since 1988 for the GOP on a national ticket level and I do like GWB but didn’t always agree with him, for me, he was too liberal. :)


7 posted on 10/09/2010 2:27:52 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Let this nightmare of Nov. 4, 2008 be over ASAP.)
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As I’ve said before of others, Ronald Reagan is ultimately irreplaceable, but Sarah Palin is about as worthy a predecessor as I’ve seen in a while.


8 posted on 10/09/2010 2:30:54 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: Real And Spectacular....Richard Frank DeCamp, 11/13/34-9/15/10, R.I.P.)
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Michael Reagan thought so. I do too. But look at the quote they are using ... that’s a whole bunch of “reading into” going on there. Typical way folks deal with all things Sarah.


9 posted on 10/09/2010 2:32:01 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("It's amazing, A man who has such large ears could be so tone deaf" Rush Limbaugh 9/8/10)
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SEE HOW THIS WORKS?

AN ATTENDEE SAID:
"'I think she sees herself as heir to Reagan,' said one attendee."
12 posted on 10/09/2010 2:40:25 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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If you think about it deeply, if we as Americans treasure our
country and our God-given liberties, then we are all called to
follow in the footsteps of Ronald Reagan. And, that includes
Sarah Palin.


14 posted on 10/09/2010 2:42:31 PM PDT by Slyfox
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Without question, Palin has been the most inspirational, and influential conservative leader since President Reagan.

So of course.

I think a few people mistake the question by thinking it means someone that is a carbon copy of the man himself, rather than of the leadership and conservative influence that he provided for America.


19 posted on 10/09/2010 2:50:26 PM PDT by ansel12
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Sarah Palin would be the first one to tell she is NO Ronald Reagan. But having said that she has mastered Reagan’s wilderness playbook. learned from the Gipper by dwelling on his speeches and writings (student of the game) and understands what Reagan went through on his way to gaining the GOP nomination and finally to beating Carter decisively in 1980.

Yes, Palin is NOT Ronald Reagan but nobody else is either. 1980 is not 2012. The world has changed since then. We now live in an age of 24/7 cable channels, the Internet and social networking. Sarah Palin is Sarah Palin but she definitely stands, figuratively speaking, on the shoulders of Reagan as she goes forward.


23 posted on 10/09/2010 3:00:54 PM PDT by techno
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The notion that Palin at this stage in her life is anywhere near where (or who) R. Reagan was in 1979 is just foolishness. They aren't even in the same realm of people, with regard to Palin 2011 and R.R 1979.

I strongly hope we will put up a better candidate than Palin in 2012. A number of active, decision making Governors come to mind. Huck, Romney and Palin are all Obama's best gifts in terms of opponents....Huck and Romney are both awful....and Palin is not ready, IMO. I would not be confident with her being CinC.

25 posted on 10/09/2010 3:02:43 PM PDT by SevenMinusOne
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Lets' see...none other than HIS SON believes so.

Next question?

30 posted on 10/09/2010 3:07:44 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Palin-Bachmann Overdrive 2012 - takin' care o' business!)
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As we all know, Reagan was a democrat most of his life. His conservative side was still a work in progress as he became governor and later president. He even spoke of his liberal side while president. I beleive that Reagan thought a great deal about this process of switching parties before he publicly declared himself a conservative, and he understood that being a conservative had many elements, not all of which were necessary to declare oneself a conservative. Sarah Palin never went through that process, and while I know her to be conservative, it is difficult and unfair to make comparisons of her to a more politically complex man like Reagan.

To me, Sarah Palin is a like a conservative rock who sees herself being carved and polished to take off her rough edges, while Reagan was like clay being molded through experience from a liberal into a conservative.


32 posted on 10/09/2010 3:11:24 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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Some similarities, some differences. I generally try not to ponder analogies, because there’s a different era, a different culture, and different set of circumstances. Some of the things I love about Reagan are even due to generational qualities that are now practically extinct.

But I will say this: For my forty-plus years of life, Reagan was the ONLY leader I felt total, true confidence in. No one ever came close in these intervening years... until Sarah Palin arrived on the scene. There is something really special going on about her, and she’s long since won over my support, regardless of what direction she takes.


34 posted on 10/09/2010 3:12:45 PM PDT by greene66
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Ronald Reagan didn’t quit as Governor.


37 posted on 10/09/2010 3:21:42 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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40 posted on 10/09/2010 3:28:08 PM PDT by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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Too bad we can no longer afford the Socialists. It was fun while it lasted.


41 posted on 10/09/2010 3:31:22 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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In a word: NO several times over.

She is Sarah Palin, she is unto herself.

The sooner the better we start to recognize that fact.


45 posted on 10/09/2010 3:44:41 PM PDT by EBH (We have lost our heritage of "making money.")
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