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Palin Endorses Three "True Conservative" Women
RealClearPolitics ^ | March 27, 2014 | Jose R. Gonzalez

Posted on 03/27/2014 6:46:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin, who announced a number of midterm endorsements recently, signaled a spring awakening for fellow mamma grizzlies this week, throwing her support behind three female House and Senate candidates on Thursday after backing Iowa’s Joni Ernst the day before.

The latest Republican recipients of the Tea Party star’s coveted imprimatur are Florida Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto, who’s running in her state’s 19th Congressional District; and former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel and Minnesota state Sen. Julianne Ortman, both of whom are U.S. Senate candidates.

All three endorsements were announced on the former Alaska governor’s Facebook page, and all hit upon a familiar theme: her support for “true conservatives.”

“Lizbeth is running against a wealthy self-funded candidate with lots of splashy campaign ads claiming to be a conservative,” Palin wrote in an apparent reference to Curt Clawson, who was endorsed by the Tea Party Express. “Look at a candidate’s record, not just their rhetoric. Lizbeth is a genuine conservative with a track record to prove it.”

On her own Facebook page, Benacquisto said she was “[h]onored by the support of fellow conservative and patriot Governor Sarah Palin.”

Handel was endorsed by the GOP’s 2008 vice presidential candidate in 2010 when she ran unsuccessfully for governor of the Peach State. In 2012, the pro-life Handel resigned her position as vice president of the Susan G. Komen foundation following her efforts to cut funding channeled from the breast cancer nonprofit to Planned Parenthood....

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TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: 2014endorsements; 2014midterms; abortion; congress; identitypolitics; palin; senate

1 posted on 03/27/2014 6:46:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Purist”! /s


2 posted on 03/27/2014 6:48:15 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Glad you’re posting Vet


3 posted on 03/27/2014 6:48:26 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope they turn out better than Jeff Flake and Kelly Ayotte.


4 posted on 03/27/2014 6:48:40 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

You do know that her success rate is between 69 and 90% right? Ted Cruz, for instance, says he wouldn’t be in the US Senate without her.


5 posted on 03/27/2014 6:52:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they pass the Sarah Sniff Test, they’re alright with me.

If they fail us (and/or her) their life expectancy will be too short to do any lasting damage.

Love You, Sarah! Keep fightin’ the Good Fight! *SMOOCH*


6 posted on 03/27/2014 6:56:06 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

God Bless you man!

Been off awhile, myself. Good to see you back filling the ether with good stuff.

My ideal ticket at this juncture is Palin/Cruz 2016.


7 posted on 03/27/2014 7:03:20 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin bump!


8 posted on 03/27/2014 7:06:19 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Perdogg

Neither of those two was ever a conservative Tea Party candidate.


9 posted on 03/27/2014 7:07:06 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It will be interesting to see how the tuition bill for illegals goes in the Florida Senate.

If it passes it could help Rubio and Jeb Bush fall even further.

https://www.numbersusa.com/content/news/march-21-2014/bill-offering-partial-tuition-waivers-illegal-aliens-passes-florida-house.html

SB 1400 is now in the Senate Education Appropriations Subcommittee, where the Chairman, Sen. Bill Galvano, opposes the measure. Senate President Don Gaetz also opposes granting illegal aliens a tuition break but has not said whether his will use his power to block a bill.


10 posted on 03/27/2014 7:11:46 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Perdogg

But Wil Cardon was an evil wealthy businessman. I wonder how Wil would have voted on bombing Syria, amnesty, ENDA and other issues.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/27/jeff-flake-arizona-senate-earmarks_n_1631682.html

One of Congress’ leading opponents of earmarks has a history of writing letters to federal agencies highlighting projects in his district seeking federal grants.

The practice of members of Congress writing to federal agencies to request funds is commonly known as “lettermarking” as opposed to inserting a directive for funds in an appropriations bill, known as earmarking.


11 posted on 03/27/2014 7:16:45 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Let's face it. Conservative women have more guts than conservative men. And they neutralize this stupid "War on Wimminz" crap from the Rats.

Kelly Ayeotte? I wouldn't call her a complete RINO just yet. She's a hawk on national security and has made her mark in the Senate.

12 posted on 03/27/2014 7:43:40 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well at least we can be thankful Juan McStain isn’t running for Saxby’s seat or she would be endorsing him. :-)


13 posted on 03/27/2014 8:34:45 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

McCain selected Sarah as his Vice Presidential candidate in 2008.

McCain.

Palin recognizes that, and will never turn against McCain.

Ever. That is not the way Palin is. I think we just have to put up with Palin supporting McCain.

Sorry but that’s the way it goes.

That said, I strongly believe in Palin.

She doesn’t have a real clue about McCain, but otherwise she’s completely on the ball.


14 posted on 03/27/2014 8:41:39 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

15 posted on 03/27/2014 8:45:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Looks like Ted Cruz is the same way:

In 2009, while working for Morgan, Lewis, Cruz formed and then abandoned a bid for state attorney general when the incumbent Attorney General Greg Abbott, who hired Cruz as Solicitor General, decided to run for re-election.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Cruz


16 posted on 03/27/2014 8:49:03 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

The problem is now that Palin is endorsing people who are not really tea partiers she is becoming a problem. I like Karen Handel is OK but she is more of a moderate. Paul Broun or even Phil Gingrey are pretty hard right. We need hard right or things will never change.


17 posted on 03/27/2014 8:51:45 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I actually like Ted Cruz quite a bit.

However there is one issue he has raised several times, which I strongly oppose him on.

The problem is, not only does Mr. Cruz support this, but so also does this website.

And everyone else here I believe.

I won’t say specifically what that is, but I alone here seem strongly opposed. I do not want him making a big deal of that thing.

I just don’t.

Otherwise I am 100% for Ted Cruz.

He can win, and I can support him. But I cannot support him on that one issue.

I just cannot. So I am sort of waiting to see.

I am ready to support Cruz 100%.

Just that issue...


18 posted on 03/27/2014 9:11:19 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

FReepmail me, you’ve got me curious...


19 posted on 03/27/2014 9:12:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

She’s not forcing ANYONE to support those candidates. It’s a free country, you can send money to whomever you choose.


20 posted on 03/27/2014 9:14:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: skeeter

Julianne Ortmann - running for the MN GOP endorsement for US Senate against Al Franken. IMHO. we have at least 2 other candidates who are stronger: Mike McFadden and Chris Dahlberg.


21 posted on 03/27/2014 9:44:46 PM PDT by Gumdrop (Q)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Karen Handel ain’t no conservative. Unfortunately, she is a pretty face and a light weight with no substance. This is NOT the best choice for Georgia.

Sorry Mrs. Palin, can’t go with you on this one. You were right about Ted and totally wrong about Handel


22 posted on 03/27/2014 10:39:50 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

what the heck are you rambling on about? Either tell us the issue or quite talking about this ‘invisible’ reason to slam Cruz.

Have the courage of your convictions just be respectful of how you say it


23 posted on 03/27/2014 10:48:35 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Handel did make Bloomberg mad when the Komen Foundation made the announcement that Planned Parenthood funding was being cut.

He came out saying he would replace any lost money. Dianne Feinstein and other libs were enraged.

The rage of the libs forced the Komen Foundation to restore PP funding and forced Handel out of the organization.

The acid test for Sarah comes with Kentucky Primary and whether or not she endorses Matt Bevin. Her decision or lack of one will matter to me.


24 posted on 03/28/2014 1:13:10 AM PDT by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Nifster

Sorry it’s a real issue but Jimrob warned me, and I really like FR.

But I am (seriously) concerned with it.

It is to me a deal breaker, and I really really like Ted Cruz. Just saying.

He’s recently backed off on it, and it could be he got the message. I am closely watching.

Again I really like Cruz. Quite a lot, but he’s being a bit insensitive on what I believe is a very big issue.

Sorry to be so oblique. I know it’s a bit irritating, but that’s the way it is.

Thanks for your post.


25 posted on 03/28/2014 6:37:09 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“It’s a free country”

Well thats another debate. :-)


26 posted on 03/28/2014 6:45:23 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

You are so logically inconsistent I wonder if perhaps you really are not a conservative at all.

You claimed to be 100% for Cruz EXCEPT for this one thing (which someone graciously emailed me and clued me in...and it wasn’t you). When Someone stands for their principles they should be applauded not derided. Your inability understand that Ted stands for what he believes us your problem not his. I love the fact that he hates Ocare and is willing to put it all on the line for his belief.

Every issue he has spoken out on has been spot on.

Since you think the ‘unspeakable’ is a BIG issue the go vote for a RINO or a dim.

I stand with Ted...and I hope he starts hammering ‘your issue’ again scalpel and sutures blaring


27 posted on 03/28/2014 11:23:44 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

Oh hello.

I am not logically inconsistent, and I hope Ted Cruz realizes that despite the majority of GOP voters being for the “repeal Obamacare” movement I think there are quite a few of us who are not on board with that.

Just saying. Not 100%,

I don’t currently use or need Obamacare, but I might due to things at work, in the future. My doctor already told me there is something I have had worked on, which another insurer may not cover.

That is, until Obamacare, presented a coverage which will. I don’t know if I’ll need it, but it’s sure good to have someone covering me, if I need it at some point.

I also don’t believe I am alone.

So just saying Cruz.

You’re doing great, but be careful about this issue. Don’t go overboard on this.

That is all. :D


28 posted on 03/28/2014 6:22:41 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

If you think Ocare is a good thing in any way shape or form you probably ought to go ask any Indian who suffers through the care given by the government to them via the BIA....or maybe you prefer the way our vets are cared for.

YOU said you were 100% for Cruz and then said except fir that one thing. You cannot have it both ways. No matter what happens at your work if you end up in Ocare your health care will be that of the local medicaid recipient. Good luck with that since docs aren’t taking new patients and hospitals (unless county funded) do not take medicaid patients. they are all sent to the local county hospital and stand in line and then are denied services.

You apparently know NOTHING about health care in this country.

i suggest you listen to Reagan’s speech in regards to socialized medicine and then check yourself


29 posted on 03/28/2014 7:58:42 PM PDT by Nifster
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