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Sarah Palin Senate Run Still Possible For 2014 [Video]
The Inqusitr ^ | September 22, 2013

Posted on 09/22/2013 6:53:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

Sarah Palin for Senate might be back on the table.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee could be inching closer to running for US Senate against incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.

Palin appeared on the Fox News Channel today and expressed strong support for Sen. Ted Cruz (R – Tex.) who is leading an effort to remove funding for Obamacare through the legislative process. In July, Palin noted that Cruz, Sen. Mike Lee (R – Utah) and others on Capitol Hill (perhaps including Sen. Rand Paul) need reinforcements to limit the growth of government and cut federal spending, and she expressed similar sentiments today.

Palin also blasted the infighting among defeatist Republican insiders who oppose Cruz’s effort and therefore “capitulate to liberals” on socialized medicine. Instead of Obamacare, she favors a law that is more patient–centered and market-based (rather than government-based) that will in her view provide better insurance coverage for the country.

In an ongoing series of polls, Obamacare continues to be very unpopular with the American people.....

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


TOPICS: Alaska; Campaign News; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2014; cruz; obamacare; palin
Who keeps fueling this rumor?
1 posted on 09/22/2013 6:53:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin isn’t running for Senate. It’s beneath her.


2 posted on 09/22/2013 6:55:40 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I thought that Palin now lives in Arizona.

Maybe she'll run against Juan next time?

3 posted on 09/22/2013 6:56:08 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Actually I agree with you.

Wouldn’t put it past her, but I think she’s likely to be holding out for the Presidency.

Just saying. :D


4 posted on 09/22/2013 6:57:38 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Begich campaign, trying to stem the flow of republican money to Treadwell


5 posted on 09/22/2013 7:00:43 PM PDT by Species8472
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I really think Palin is going to run as an Independent, and I’ll be right behind her. I don’t care who the GOP nominates.


6 posted on 09/22/2013 7:01:04 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: Paladin2

I think she just Winters there.


7 posted on 09/22/2013 7:05:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I am 100% in agreement with you, on this.

I know a lot of Palin supporters are not yet ready to bail, but I’m not one of those.

All I’m waiting for, is one word from Palin. That’s all it will take.


8 posted on 09/22/2013 7:05:47 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wish she would. She won’t.


9 posted on 09/22/2013 7:11:11 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Palin is smarter than you are.
She won't be dumb enough to do any 3rd Party nonsense.
10 posted on 09/22/2013 7:15:47 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

That would be a really bold move and might be the beginning of really big things in the way that American politics are run.


11 posted on 09/22/2013 7:20:51 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

That would be a really bold move and might be the beginning of really big things in the way that American politics are run.


12 posted on 09/22/2013 7:20:51 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The national media would have a field day destroying her, if she ran.


13 posted on 09/22/2013 7:36:58 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I myself think Palin is more valuable outside of public office. I’d be happy to vote for her if she ran for anything, but I truly believe she has more impact from the outside. I see her as kind of a Karl Rove of conservatism; and given that there IS a Karl Rove, and there IS a Reince Priebus and there IS a Juan McCain and a Lindsay Graham (I think those are two separate people but I am not sure) a person holding office is insufficient balance for those GOPe hacks.


14 posted on 09/22/2013 7:37:08 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: tcrlaf

Well, what could the media do? Accuse her of complicity in a mass-murder? Oops, already done that. Try to portray her as corrupt via endless bogus lawsuits pushed by sleazoid political operatives? Covered. Spend millions making a Hollywood film depicting her as a mentally unbalanced diva? Already done. A slanderous book accusing her of being an adulterous crack-whore? Done. Trash her kids and family? Been there. Maybe they can get together and torch her church? Nope, that territory has already been covered as well.

What’s left? Maybe physically putting bullets in the chamber and lying in wait?


15 posted on 09/22/2013 8:03:11 PM PDT by greene66
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

President - nothing else


16 posted on 09/22/2013 10:32:23 PM PDT by jobim (.)
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To: Kansas58
...3rd Party nonsense.....

Really? Have you been paying attention to America, and to Republicans? Are you aware that the Republican brand stands for waffling, vagueness, and hypocrisy? That while the Democrat knows exactly what he is voting for and what his candidate will deliver, that the Republican, for decades now, has ZERO idea of what voting Republican means anymore (it used to be limited government, but Romney was the exact opposite of that on every count, and in fact so was Dubya) or what policies any given Republican candidate will pursue?

I've been a Republican since turned was 18 in 1975. My mother has been a Republican since 1951, when she turned 21. She and I have voted loyally and steadfastly straight Republican ticket up until 2012 because we used to think like you do. We have woken up. You are still sound asleep.

You're not in Kansas anymore, 58. Whether or not you approve or like it, it's beyond your control. The Republican party is now the "nonsense."

17 posted on 09/23/2013 2:46:04 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Paladin2

I could definitely see her in a senate run against McCain ...


18 posted on 09/23/2013 2:47:37 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Finny
Simple concept:

If we do not have the numbers to control the Republican Party, how will we ever have the numbers to control the public at large?

19 posted on 09/23/2013 7:03:39 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Paladin2

I was up in Alaska recently, on the train ride down from Denali they pointed out her place in Wasilla and said she visits now and then.

In general, Alaska folks didn’t seem too enthusiastic about Sarah. Did hear some positive comments about current Gov. Parnell.


20 posted on 09/23/2013 7:10:47 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: nascarnation

When Palin was Governor, she had the highest approval rating in America.

Period.

Don’t be confused now that it has become more political.

It will be more political.

Don’t be deceived. It’s just politics.


21 posted on 09/23/2013 7:12:53 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

McLame pulled 56% in the 2010 primary against J.D. Hayworth and another candidate. He may be hated on FR but he’s pretty formidable in Az. McCain is 77. I think he’ll be one of those typical senators that goes from the Senate floor to the mortuary.


22 posted on 09/23/2013 7:17:56 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
When Palin was Governor, she had

That seemed to be the problem Alaska folks have - at least the random sample I talked to. She quit and according to them "went Hollywood".

23 posted on 09/23/2013 7:20:52 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Kansas58
Even simpler concept:

If the Republican Party represents the gamut from pro-cap-and-trade to pro homosexual agenda, what good does it do to have the numbers to control the Republican party?

Another concept not so simple, but damned obvious:

What is time RIPE for when Democrats hate what the Democrat party has become but won't vote for Republicans because they're convinced the Republicans are worse, AT EXACTLY THE SAME TIME that Republicans hate what the Republican party has become but won't vote for Democrats because they're convinced Democrats are worse?

The time is ripe for a third party. What we HAVE are numbers to elect politicians who are dedicated to REDUCING GOVERNMENT. We have those votes in spades among Americans who are sick of BOTH parties but who would never vote for "the other party" no matter what. My Democrat friends who have come to hate Obama, would no more vote for a Republican than I, who hate Romney and McCain and all other governmnent-pushing statists, would vote for a Democrat.

Simple concept: the time is RIPE for a third party. The Republican party is spent, empty, hollow, and loathed. Its reputation has been trashed and permanently destroyed ten times more than Palin's. Palin's image depends on the whim of a fickle populace, which can change on a dime. The Republican party's image alone has established itself completely over the past two decades to mean flaky, waffling hypocrisy, and its guiding principles a total crap shoot.

24 posted on 09/24/2013 7:12:58 AM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d say her appearance cemented that she won’t run for senate in 2014 or president in 2016.

Too bad.

(I didn’t quite know what to make of her saying she wanted to keep her young children out of the ‘cesspool’ of DC. Not subjecting them to the ugliness of the negative campaigning is one thing, but her tendency to suggest that the heartland working class are more decent than the coastal city dwellers isn’t, well, presidential.)


25 posted on 09/24/2013 7:18:35 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: nascarnation

I’m a big fan of Palin, but I wish she had stuck out the last 17 months of her governorship and that she’d do some kind of global energy policy work, or somesuch, at a think tank or something in these years she’s not holding office.

I was a big supporter of Gov. Bill Weld and a mild supporter of Gov. Paul Cellucci in MA before they both bailed on their governorships early. And that totally turned me off of them, so I can understand Alaskans’ bruised feelings.


26 posted on 09/24/2013 7:27:42 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker
I wish she had stuck out the last 17 months of her governorship ...

Do you mean you haven't invested the personal time doing a bit of computer research to learn WHY she didn't?

You think she left the governorship just "because"???????? You think she could have remained there to no very ill effect? Aren't you CURIOUS enough as to the real reason she left to find out for yourself? In this day and age of computers and instant access to a huge range of internet sources that cover all sides, you can get a pretty in-depth balanced idea of what actually happened in two hours of searching and READING. But it does take actual initiative and independent action on your part.

*sigh* "Big fan of Palin." Really?

27 posted on 09/24/2013 7:37:46 AM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Finny

Yep. I’m a big fan—and I think it was a mistake.

I understand the trumped up charges that she had to personally pay an attorney to defend against, as well as how hostile the legislature had become to endorsing her agenda.

I still think she should have stuck it out, because now it is harder for her to run for president.

I can support someone for political office without thinking that her every action and decision is beyond second guessing.

Since she came out against amnesty as currently being pushed through Congress, there isn’t a single policy issue I disagree with her on. I also think she’s very smart and tough, and of course she’s already contributed a million times to the cause than I will ever manage in my lifetime.


28 posted on 09/24/2013 7:49:17 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

*more*


29 posted on 09/24/2013 7:49:56 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker
Fair enough! Well said, and apologize for taking you to task unjustly.

I think bowing out of the governership in the circumstances she faced was the right, moral, and wise thing to do. If she hadn't bowed out, the same forces that make it "harder for her to run for president" by pushing the "quitter" meme, would be reversing that and chortling and caterwauling about all time and money and resources she "wasted" on defending herself at the expense of taxpayers.

I like your comment on another thread about unlicensed pit bulls at unlicensed day care centers!!! {^)

30 posted on 09/24/2013 12:04:47 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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