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Is Sarah Palin going to announce she's running for president on September 3?
The Christian Science Monitor ^ | August 20, 2011 | Peter Greier

Posted on 08/20/2011 3:47:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin will run for president, and will announce her candidacy sometime around Labor Day – perhaps September 3, when she’s scheduled to address a big Tea Party event in Iowa.

That’s what former Bush administration political advisor and all-around GOP smart guy Karl Rove predicts, anyway. In an appearance on Fox News Saturday he said he believes ex-Alaska governor Palin is going to run, in part because of a slick campaign-style video about her trip to the Iowa State Fair released by her PAC last week, and in part because of where she’s popping up.

Palin “has a schedule next week that looks like that of a candidate, not a celebrity,” said Rove.

Rove's not Nostradamus – he's been wrong about stuff before. Still, it's possible he's right, and that months – nay, years – of feverish media speculation are about to end. Will Palin finally say once and for all that she’s in it to win it – the brass ring of the presidency, that is?

Could be. At the least, it looks like she is fast approaching a make-or-break date, when she will either have to announce, or announce that she is not going to announce a run, lest her coyness exhaust the patience of her faithful.....

(Excerpt) Read more at csmonitor.com ...


TOPICS: Iowa; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: iowa; karlrove; karlrovealert; laraza; maldef; palin; perrytards; sarahpalin; teaparty; texican
What I love is that guys like this think her "followers" number in the hundreds or maybe thousands, whereas You and I know for a fact that millions is much more accurate.
1 posted on 08/20/2011 3:47:26 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She won’t be declaring on 9/3.


2 posted on 08/20/2011 3:48:49 PM PDT by RefudiateObama2012
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To: RefudiateObama2012

Are you on the staff at her PAC?


3 posted on 08/20/2011 3:50:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think the establishment pubbies and RATs know what Sarah will bring IF WHEN she runs...right now they're just 'whistling past the cemetery' in hope she doesn't run!
4 posted on 08/20/2011 3:52:18 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Intrade has Sarah at 8.8% chance of winning the Republican nomination and 5% chance of winning the White House. Might be a good time to buy!
5 posted on 08/20/2011 3:55:09 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: Nateman
Intrade
6 posted on 08/20/2011 3:56:40 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
That’s what former Bush administration political advisor and all-around GOP smart guy Karl Rove predicts...

Is this the same Rove that assured us the '06 midterms were in the bag for the GOP?

7 posted on 08/20/2011 4:01:15 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: RefudiateObama2012

The troll is strong with this one..


8 posted on 08/20/2011 4:05:00 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Nateman
Yep, and so what. I remember In-Trade had her way, way, way down for VP pick in 08. Then suddenly within hours, after certain airplane tail numbers were repeatedly reported from AK, AZ, and then OH, and she sky rocketed over the top.
9 posted on 08/20/2011 4:05:04 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: RefudiateObama2012

The only thing Sarah said was that she won’t be a candidate when she returns to IA on Sept 3 — she didn’t say that she won’t be a candidate when she leaves; who knows when she will do it but I wouldn’t rule out Sept 3 entirely


10 posted on 08/20/2011 4:06:25 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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Is Sarah Palin going to announce she’s running for president on September 3?


If she does then her name can be inserted between Moore and Paul

The “Ins”

Bachmann .. Cain .. Gringrich .. Greenspon
Huntsman .. Johnson .. Krager .. Martin
McCotter .. McMillan .. Miller .. Moore
Paul .. Perry .. Roemer .. Romney
Santorum .. Wuensche


11 posted on 08/20/2011 4:10:08 PM PDT by deport ( In Texas it's hotter than two goats fighting in a jalapeno patch.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't doubt she will announce but I don't think it will be at the Sept. 3rd event. It's a Tea Party event and she wouldn't want to steal the spotlight.


12 posted on 08/20/2011 4:10:08 PM PDT by McGruff (a Sarah Palin supporter and proud of it.)
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To: deport

With Baraq looking more like a sure loser everyday, the rush is on.

The R nominee will likely be the next POTUS and have solid majorities in Congress.


13 posted on 08/20/2011 4:11:37 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
she is fast approaching a make-or-break date, when she will either have to announce, or announce that she is not going to announce a run, lest her coyness exhaust the patience of her faithful

When did Ronald Reagan announce again?

14 posted on 08/20/2011 4:12:44 PM PDT by McGruff (a Sarah Palin supporter and proud of it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Getting exciting LOL.


15 posted on 08/20/2011 4:15:13 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just think she should get in soon....the waters are right and many of her fans (myself included) think she’s going to need time to undo and overcome the damage that the lying MSM has done. But I believe she can do it!!


16 posted on 08/20/2011 4:17:31 PM PDT by Roamin53 (Islamists kill more people each year in the name of religion than the Inquisition did in 350 years!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When she drew 20K-30K as a vp candidate in 2008. When she drew even more and had a profound impact on the 2010 elections...the libs, MSM, left, socialists, and RINOs are in for a surprise in 2012.

Click on the link below and scroll down to see those crowds.

I believe she will double and treble those numbers in 2012 as a presidential candidate.

I believe she is going to announce on 9/3...and I welcome her into the race and will work as hard as I can to help her win.


SARAH IN 2012 - FOR AMERICA, FOR LIBERTY!


If you so desire, you can get the bumper sticker here

17 posted on 08/20/2011 4:17:59 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

MORE IMPORTANTLY....cleanin’em out left & right.


18 posted on 08/20/2011 4:26:41 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How does Rove get tagged as a guru. He is the man responsible for the 2006 Repub wipeout, along with Bush leaving office with the lowest ratings in history.

And the “architect” barely beat the pathetic JohnKerry with unemployment at 5%. Not to mention losing the pop vote for Algore.

Please.


19 posted on 08/20/2011 4:27:20 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I still have a feeling she won't run.

Her negatives are through the roof. Not to say she can't overcome them, but it would be an extremely tough uphill climb.

My guess is she ultimately remains in her role as "king maker" and continues to be a major thorn in Obammy's side.

20 posted on 08/20/2011 4:27:48 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Sheesh. Go away and stay away Newt.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s hard to say if she’s going to get in this year. I hope she does, but will happily vote for Bachmann in the meantime!


21 posted on 08/20/2011 4:34:35 PM PDT by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: McGruff

She’s the keynote speaker. She IS the spotlight.


22 posted on 08/20/2011 4:35:09 PM PDT by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If she runs I suspect the RINO faction to go into full meldown mode.

It will be glorious.

They will contort themselves to try to convince us that Sarah has no chance of winning.


23 posted on 08/20/2011 4:37:17 PM PDT by Tempest (Ruining the day of corporate butt kissers everywhere.)
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To: McGruff
"When did Ronald Reagan announce again?"

November 13th

24 posted on 08/20/2011 4:45:46 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Excellent! She will further delete the status quo vote.


25 posted on 08/20/2011 4:46:01 PM PDT by Captain Kirk
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To: Captain Kirk

So says you, Ron Paul supporter! Woo-Hoo!


26 posted on 08/20/2011 4:51:06 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: comebacknewt

If remains a “kingmaker” there’s no reason to be a thorn in 0bama’s side because he won’t be in the WH anymore.

Cindie


27 posted on 08/20/2011 5:02:03 PM PDT by gardencatz (Proud mom US Marine! It can't always be someone else's son.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqaE4sXZWRQ


28 posted on 08/20/2011 5:05:55 PM PDT by BushCountry (Make Love Not Kinetic Military Action)
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To: McGruff

November 13, 1979 for the 1980 election.


29 posted on 08/20/2011 5:38:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: RefudiateObama2012

That’s the spirit! She’s not running! She won’t ever run. Nope. Never, ever, never, ever. Why is everyone getting their hopes up that she’s gonna run the country?

Someone is going to have to get it through the thick skulls of those pro-Palin FReeprs that she’s only going to sit in the back seat and let RINOs run instead of Conservatives.

Come on fellow anti-Palin FReepers and join with me by saying,

“OH NO SHE WON’T!” and “NO SHE CAN’T!” very loudly!
(Anyone have a Spanish translation for those?)

We need more pessimism here. Seriously! If she runs and wins all of the anti-Palin FReepers need to book a one way ticket to a place brimming with lots of pessimism - Haiti!

LOL!


30 posted on 08/20/2011 5:43:22 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah will not have a ‘campaign’! She will have a MOVEMENT!


31 posted on 08/20/2011 5:43:24 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What if she declares her run on 9/11/11?


32 posted on 08/20/2011 5:44:17 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Maybe we should have a betting pool on what date she’ll choose to run.


33 posted on 08/20/2011 5:47:04 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: onyx

Captain Kirk’s in his own world!

Just tell him....”He’s Dead, Jim!”


34 posted on 08/20/2011 5:48:13 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: The Bronze Titan
LOL

^5


35 posted on 08/20/2011 5:55:09 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

3 weeks ago he was guaranteeing she wouldn’t get in.

Pray for America


36 posted on 08/20/2011 5:57:41 PM PDT by bray (The Country Club opens in prayers against Palin)
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To: bray

It probably has nothing to do with her new video or schedule. A guy as high up on the political food chain as Karl Rove is going to hear a lot of the rumors and information flowing in & out of all the campaigns.


37 posted on 08/20/2011 6:01:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Doubt it. Have read that Huckybee ha$ hi$ rea$ons for $taying out of the conte$t; $eem$ to me that $arah ha$ her$, a$ well.


38 posted on 08/20/2011 7:50:35 PM PDT by flowerplough (Pelosi on Republicans: "They want to destroy food safety, clean air, clean water, ...")
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To: nhwingut
I posted this in a vanity just after the 2010 elections.

Let's look again at the races, and about recent history. We can look at the performances of the Establishment Republicans (say, in recent elections), and drill down a bit on this election.

In past elections, (say 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008) we had the following:

2002 -- a year after the 9-11 attacks, and Americans want security, dammit! The GOP gains 8 seats in the House and 2 in the Senate.

2004 -- Presidential Election; the first one after the "Sore Loserman" debacle in Florida in 2000, and the first one after 9-11.

The GOP picks up 3 seats in the House, the Donks lose 2.

The GOP picks up 4 Senate seats, the Donks lose 4.

Bush wins 31 states, but a mere 286 electoral votes, with a bare 50.7% of the popular vote.

2006 -- the Midterm elections for Bush's second term.

The Dems pick up the House, gaining 31 seats, while the GOP loses 30.

The Dems get the Senate, too, winning 6 seats.

This despite the presence of "The Architect" Karl Rove who brags about his detailed knowledge of the ground game.

But (as we will see) he learned his lesson, after a fashion.

2008 -- the annointing of Teh One.

Obama wins 365 electoral votes in 28 states + a single Congressional district in Nebraska. (Nebraska??!!)

The Donks extend their lead in the House, gaining 21 seats.

And in the Senate, they run the table, gaining 8 seats.

The election is marked by numerous unchallenged shenanigans, including voter fraud (voting by felons, votes found in car trunks) in Minnesota, and infamous re-counts in Washington State.

The only thing preventing a total rout is Sarah Palin, who is roundly condemned by the establishment, but targeted by the Dems, after being trashed by advisors lent by the Rockefeller wing of the GOP (as detailed later in Going Rogue).

So, let's look at the record of the Establishment GOP since the first election of George W. Bush (where the victory was so narrow that the Dems complained he was "selected, not elected." (And that, over Clinton's hand-picked successor.)

House: +8 +3 -30 -21 net --> -40
Senate: +2 +4 -6 -8 net --> -8
Heckuva job, Karl.

Compare that to the Tea Parties:

House: +65
Senate: +6

39 posted on 08/20/2011 10:04:46 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm still thinking around September 15. After the Iowa 9/3 event, after 9/11 (out of respect for the 10th Anniversary), maybe at or soon after the 9/12 debates. . We'll see. . And yes, this is a Movement to Restore America!
40 posted on 08/20/2011 11:01:26 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpnDbJjBW8A&feature=related


41 posted on 08/20/2011 11:06:26 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Michael Barnes; RefudiateObama2012

You need to read his posting history before you go angling for the Palin Zot Posse hoss....calling the wolf pack on a fellow travler who simply thinks Sarah won’t announce on September 3rd like Yoda the RINO proclaims...oh the horror...the poster must really hate poor Sarah.

Don’t you guys have something better to do than sniff ozone at the slightest provocation.


42 posted on 08/20/2011 11:24:11 PM PDT by wardaddy (I support Bachmann...or Palin should she enter...but I am not a Palin Harpy...know the difference)
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To: wardaddy
Don’t you guys have something better to do than sniff ozone at the slightest provocation.

We would if trolls like you would slink back to Cass Sunstein, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, and Karl Rove.

Cheers!

43 posted on 08/21/2011 8:28:41 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Har Har...have yer fun riding the Palin Zot Posse while it lasts.

These things come and go..and nothing stays the same here...maybe you can leave and come back and stir up crap again too...or maybe that is just what you are doing.

In any event...there is no place where the old adage “what comes around goes around” better fits than here

So have a good one on me...folks here got good memories.

Cheers.


44 posted on 08/21/2011 10:33:28 PM PDT by wardaddy (I support Bachmann...or Palin should she enter...but I am not a Palin Harpy...know the difference)
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