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Palin death threat: Slightly more intense than unidentified flying literature.
Hot Air's Green Room ^ | October 12, 2010 | Diane Suffern

Posted on 10/12/2010 8:03:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

It was a startling breach of security when the now-infamous shoe thrower got as close to President Bush as he did. Equally sobering was Sajid Ali Khan‘s “daring, courageous, lunatic” book plugging on Sunday. While the image of something nearly sailing over an oblivious Obama’s head arouses immature giggling in some (read: me), we certainly should take these incidents seriously and protect public officials at all costs. Most people harbor no ill intentions, but it only takes one deranged person to inflict maximum harm—and they only have to be successful once.

Sarah Palin has received her share of threats from maniacal individuals, the most recent (and curiously underreported) being a death threat prior to speaking at the Combat Vets for Congress fundraiser last Saturday. Since only a handful of local news outlets mentioned the threat against the former Governor, details are limited. San Diego’s 10 News reports:

A death threat against her before the event caused organizers to beef up security.

Combat Veterans for Congress Chairman Joseph John said the group was “very concerned about her security.” Sheraton hotel manager Warren Nocon told the newspaper the hotel had planned to have security at the fundraiser even before the threat was revealed.

See the additional security in this related newscast, via PalinTV:

(VIDEO AT LINK)

This level of protection seems non-negotiable at this point, doesn’t it? Creepy camera guy at the airport, anyone? It’s time. While part of her appeal is her endearing willingness to engage everyone she meets, she needs vigilant security from now on. I don’t think this will inhibit her much, though. If anyone can still reach out to others beyond a tight security detail, it’s Sarah Palin.


TOPICS: California; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: assassination; deaththreat; deaththreats; obama; palin; sarah; sarahpalin; threats
Then Senator Obama got Secret Service protection waaaay before he won the Democratic nomination for the White House: If he were half the man President Bush is, he'd provide Governor Sarah Palin that same protection now!!
1 posted on 10/12/2010 8:03:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would take a bullet for Sarah.

God speed her and her family.


2 posted on 10/12/2010 8:06:39 PM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: onyx

Ping


3 posted on 10/12/2010 8:12:22 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This might come up after the 2010 election, she is about 6 and a half months away from when Obama requested his protection.


4 posted on 10/12/2010 8:14:12 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You couldn’t have said it any better. She should be assigned 24/7 secret service protection. As November 2 approaches the left is becoming un done each day as they stare into the face of historic losses. The slightest thing can set one of these idiots off.


5 posted on 10/12/2010 8:14:54 PM PDT by skimask
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This world is not the same place, I once knew.

I agree Sarah should have 24/7 Secret Service.

6 posted on 10/12/2010 8:18:06 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: no-to-illegals

I would think her children, especially the youngest are in the most danger. You are correct the entire family needs a security team.


7 posted on 10/12/2010 8:30:27 PM PDT by svcw (Just in case you ever wondered: As of May 2010, it costs ~ $0.0167 US Dollars to mint a penny.)
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To: svcw

I agree .... the entire family should now be placed in Secret Service care.


8 posted on 10/12/2010 8:39:38 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; DJ MacWoW; budwiesest; Old Sarge; LADY J; MountainDad; Ricebug; Envisioning; ...
I honestly don't remember whether I pinged you all to the news report about the death threat to Governor Palin, and my apology if I did, but like the article states, it's been under reported and security is a serious issue. I'm including the direct link to the news report for your convenience.There's been no additional information since that report.
VIDEO: SAN DIEGO'S NEWS REPORT regarding the death threat against Governor Palin

9 posted on 10/12/2010 9:22:33 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Palin should definatly have security, 24/7.


10 posted on 10/12/2010 9:44:00 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: Gator113

Yes. She merits the very best of security because she loves to mingle with the crowds and she draws the crowds!


11 posted on 10/12/2010 9:45:58 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

OTOH, I am willing to bet Sarah doesn’t really want secret service protection.


12 posted on 10/12/2010 10:08:10 PM PDT by upsdriver (The revolution begins on Nov. 2 to take back our country. The American people vs the ruling elite.)
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To: upsdriver

Really? Why not?


13 posted on 10/12/2010 10:11:19 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

God (and Todd) keep her safe


14 posted on 10/12/2010 10:24:36 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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To: NonValueAdded

I beieve that I pray for her safety and the safety of her precious family, at least twice daily.

I know that several others here do too along with millions of her supporters.


15 posted on 10/12/2010 10:28:19 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: onyx

as all of us who pray know....God gives us choices....Our God is mighty, and God sent his Son to help He (God) and us. Every time someone helps God, God is quick to show His appreciation. Our nation would not exist without God’s help. It was those who stood up to evil inside and outside this nation, who helped God. I believe God always enjoys having help.


16 posted on 10/12/2010 10:51:05 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: onyx

Because the Palins are used to being free to move around without being crowded. A security detail limits that freedom tremendously. I know I’d hate it.


17 posted on 10/12/2010 11:48:08 PM PDT by upsdriver (The revolution begins on Nov. 2 to take back our country. The American people vs the ruling elite.)
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To: onyx
Thank you for the ping.

The Palins are in my prayers. Protection and wisdom. I also thank God for blessing us with Sarah.

18 posted on 10/13/2010 1:42:05 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: upsdriver; onyx

In the last paragraph it talks about her not using a chauffeur which is generally a state trooper doing double duty of driver and security.

No matter what state I live in I have always been and will always be an Alaskan. I know I treasure my independence and suspect that she would also hate to have someone breathing down her neck at all times.

http://www.adn.com/2008/07/10/460669/palin-unhurt-in-fender-bender.html


19 posted on 10/13/2010 3:33:34 AM PDT by momto6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ok, ya'll know I am a Palinista but I have to say this:

She is a private citizen, she does not work in the government, she has not declared her candicacy, therefore, to my mind, she doesn't deserve Secret Service protection. BUT! I would suggest she go out and hire some Special Ops type guys to beef up her security. You know the type, the ones who shoot first and ask questions later type of guys?

20 posted on 10/13/2010 4:15:43 AM PDT by misharu (US Congress = children without adult supervision.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; calcowgirl

Why? SHe ain’t running for anything yet. Maybe you could use the SS protection too? You seem to be an appendage to her. Like a goiter.


21 posted on 10/13/2010 7:04:31 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant; onyx; Josh Painter; Lakeshark; ansel12; skimask; svcw; no-to-illegals; DJ MacWoW; ...
"Why? SHe ain’t running for anything yet. Maybe you could use the SS protection too? You seem to be an appendage to her. Like a goiter."

If I look up "obtuse" in the dictionary, will I see your picture? Is your misogyny in fourth gear today?

22 posted on 10/13/2010 10:53:19 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Oh, I see. If I don't believe potential candidates deserve SS protection, that's sexist. ROFL. I had no idea you were such a militant feminist.


23 posted on 10/13/2010 11:08:53 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Guess which one is pissy:

He's easy to point out.......

24 posted on 10/13/2010 11:32:22 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: pissant

I think these guys agree with you...

25 posted on 10/13/2010 11:38:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Then Senator Obama got Secret Service protection waaaay before he won the Democratic nomination for the White House: If he were half the man President Bush is, he'd provide Governor Sarah Palin that same protection now!!

But he was a declared candidate for the presidency. Right now Palin is a private citizen, nothing more.

26 posted on 10/13/2010 11:42:28 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Hey mo-joe! Here's another one for your collection.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Protection and Wisdom (posted above) by 1_Rain_Drop at #18

Good Advice. Disagreement allowed.

I do stand by my earlier statement(s).

27 posted on 10/13/2010 11:49:09 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform)
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To: Non-Sequitur

Then she needs to hire the best private personal protection officers she can find. Like these guys: http://www.reynoldsprotection.com/Executives.html


28 posted on 10/13/2010 11:51:03 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And I’m sure she has the money for it. I’m also sure that Palin is no fool, and that if she thinks she or her family are in danger then she’s taking the appropriate steps. As are the police departments wherever she’s visiting.


29 posted on 10/13/2010 11:57:48 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Hey mo-joe! Here's another one for your collection.)
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To: momto6

Thank you. Living my whole life in ND, I would feel the same way as Sarah in such a situation.


30 posted on 10/13/2010 3:00:52 PM PDT by upsdriver (The revolution begins on Nov. 2 to take back our country. The American people vs the ruling elite.)
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To: skimask
The slightest thing can set one of these idiots off.

For some, they've already been given a 'hallway pass' to go after her:

Letterman- Slutty stewardess look
SNL- "I can see Russia from my house."
Katie Couric- "you don't read anything?".
Charles Gibson- "Bush's Doctrine?".
Letterman, again- "Her daughter (oops! wrong one!) doing A-rod in the locker room."

See, the Left (communists, socialists, collectivists, brownshirts, fascists, all) do not tolerate individuals- at..all. Any number of them would be willing to 'take one for the team'. For them, it is all about the 'team', at any cost.

Fortunately, the constitution was written for we- the individual- against the 'collective' (state).

Yes, Sarah should have the best of security. Among those assigned to such duty I would hope individual effort has not only been recognized, but essential in promotion and placement. A couple of days on detail, these guys take it to a new level- new textbook security level.

PS, I'll shop at Target soon to send a message to the gay fascists boycotting the store. "Please don't get between me and the entrance if you don't want your sign to become your newest boyfriend."

31 posted on 10/13/2010 8:19:29 PM PDT by budwiesest (It's that girl from Alaska, again.)
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