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Sarah Palinís Unlikely Supporter
ABC News' The Note ^ | June 28, 2011 | Sheila Marikar

Posted on 06/28/2011 3:20:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

There’s the stereotype of the Sarah Palin supporter, and then there’s Sonnie Johnson.

The 30-year-old African-American mother and wife is featured in “The Undefeated” as one of the many people Palin captivated when John McCain thrust her onto the national stage as his vice presidential running mate in 2008. In Pella, Iowa today for the premiere of the film, Johnson said she latched on to Palin when the former Alaska governor took the stage at the Republican National Convention.

“We were watching it on TV and my daughter was like, ‘A girl can be president?,’” Johnson recalled. “And I said, ‘Yes, baby, girls can do anything.’ That was the moment -- I saw that look in my daughter’s eye, that anything in possible. The next week, I went to my very first political event, and that was to see Sarah Palin. John McCain and Sarah Palin.”

Johnson has become increasingly involved in the tea party since then, speaking at tea party events around her native Virginia. She’ll give the keynote address at an event held by the Charlottesville, VA. tea party on the Fourth of July with her young daughter by her side.

“She’ll be on stage with me,” Johnson said. “I want to get her involved, little by little. I like to say that for the black community, nothing will change until we learn to love our children more than we love the Democratic party.”

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Iowa; Virginia; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: freepressforpalin; iowa; palin; sarahpalin; socialist; teachers; theundefeated; virginia
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I'll bet they were gritting their teeth as they wrote that.
1 posted on 06/28/2011 3:20:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Melanin enriched conservatives for Palin, baby! There are a few of us out there.


2 posted on 06/28/2011 3:23:56 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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I don’t find it surprising at all. Why SHOULDN’T women (and men) of ALL races get excited about supporting a genuine, courageous woman of sound Constitutional and Biblical principles, who walks the talk, and calls upon all of us to live according to the calling of our better angels?
It’s natural to be drawn to such an individual! Bob


3 posted on 06/28/2011 3:30:02 PM PDT by alstewartfan (When you're fresh out of lawyers, you don't know how good it's gonna feel! Al Stewart)
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Sarah 2012 !


4 posted on 06/28/2011 3:32:53 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why does ABC think it so ‘unlikely’? Sounds like a racist comment to me.


5 posted on 06/28/2011 3:33:15 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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I'll bet they were gritting their teeth as they wrote that.

Palin is a nightmare to them.

But she's just the beginning.


6 posted on 06/28/2011 3:33:34 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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“...nothing will change until we learn to love our children more than we love the Democratic party.”

A play on Golda. It should be repeated over and over and over. Thank you, Sonnie, for loving your daughter AND your country so much.
Some Jews could stand to hear this as well.


7 posted on 06/28/2011 3:34:52 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Sarah Palin is the mirror by which evil reflects back upon itself until consumed out of existence)
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The main stream press, and it is main stream as it is the only media you can get for free, will not report on this. If they do they’ll call her “Aunt Thomasina”.


8 posted on 06/28/2011 3:38:07 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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“We were watching it on TV and my daughter was like, ‘A girl can be president?,’” Johnson recalled. “And I said, ‘Yes, baby, girls can do anything.’ That was the moment -- I saw that look in my daughter’s eye, that anything in possible.

Great story.

9 posted on 06/28/2011 3:39:11 PM PDT by McGruff (Why do they fear her so?)
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She’s not the only black supporter of Sarah Palin. Here in the Detroit metro area, we have an excellent radio program, Joshua’s Trail, which is hosted by Rev. Levon Yuille and the Abolitionists Round Table. They are very strong conservatives and Sarah Palin. Rev. Yuille frequently speaks at TEA party rallys in the area. Here’s a nice (but dated) write up on the show.
http://dearbornunderground.blogspot.com/2006/10/joshuas-trail.html

The show is broadcast on Saturday mornings from 8 am to 10 am est and is live streamed here
http://tunein.com/radio/Joshuas-Trail-p58556/

Also, Ron Edwards, broadcaster and producer of the very fine Edwards Notebook, is a huge supporter of Sarah Palin. You can hear his excellent Edwards Notebook commentaries on Joshua’s Trail and also here
http://itunes.apple.com/ug/podcast/the-edwards-notebook-brought/id349967073

Ron Edwards page
http://www.theronedwards.com/


10 posted on 06/28/2011 3:39:25 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: Talisker
Sarah in Pella...


11 posted on 06/28/2011 3:46:21 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/West 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Talisker
Sarah in Pella...


12 posted on 06/28/2011 3:46:31 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/West 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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13 posted on 06/28/2011 3:48:29 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw the Rats and RINOs out!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How quickly some forget.
14 posted on 06/28/2011 3:48:56 PM PDT by McGruff (Why do they fear her so?)
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Oops. I didnt mean to post. Just looking :)


15 posted on 06/28/2011 3:49:57 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw the Rats and RINOs out!)
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To: penelopesire

Where’s the little That’s Racist boy?


16 posted on 06/28/2011 3:54:45 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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“We were watching it on TV and my daughter was like, ‘A girl can be president?,’”

Note that her daughter didn't say 'a white girl' or an 'asian girl' or a 'black girl' or a 'hispanic girl'- just 'a girl'. Momma's raised her right. She didn't see color. : )

17 posted on 06/28/2011 3:56:57 PM PDT by ozark hilljilly (It's not so much where, but to whom.)
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Why is the writer surprised? Black, White, Tan or Yellow, WTH does skin color have to to with wanting what is the best for oneself, family and country? This thought process by the left is racist to the bone.


18 posted on 06/28/2011 4:04:37 PM PDT by Sea Parrot
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A girl can be president?

Not if the “good ole boys” inside the beltway have anything to say about it.


19 posted on 06/28/2011 4:05:46 PM PDT by radioone (How Can an Obscure Guy Who Did Diddly Squat in the Senate Become President?)
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20 posted on 06/28/2011 4:06:43 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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