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Dems say Palin is 'risky,' could be a disaster
CNN ^ | August 29, 2008 | Alexander Mooney

Posted on 08/29/2008 1:43:04 PM PDT by Zakeet

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To: Zakeet

Well, I guess Im your typical white male pig; She is a major league hottie! She shoots, has kids, she’s hot, she is from a state where words and rhetoric mean exactly nothing, she’s hot, and I think it was a brilliant move. And the biggest plus is she’s hot!


101 posted on 08/29/2008 2:09:30 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Drill Now, Vote Nobama, and Oust the Third Word Democrat Congress)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

I said it on another thread, “The DEMONS really got their hair on fire now” I smell fear! BinLiden the BLOWHARD vs Palidin I’ll blow you away!


102 posted on 08/29/2008 2:09:38 PM PDT by Always Independent
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To: PeteB570

Thank you, I was responding off top of my head, (pinhead bump) you are correct I missed Pro NRA.
LOL must think b/4 posting,freepers always point out errors, as they should


103 posted on 08/29/2008 2:10:28 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: DarthVader

“I smell fear in the liberals.’

Saw Wolfie on CNN a few minutes ago. His face registered a combination of fear, confusion and panic.


104 posted on 08/29/2008 2:10:35 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (If the election were today, Obama would win.........in Europe.)
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To: Prophet in the wilderness

Man I miss the muscle cars of the 70’s. And the 60’s.

A guy in my Mustang club, many moons ago, brought his ‘68 Shelby GT500KR with a 427, not the 428 though that would have been almost as cool. It was amazing.


105 posted on 08/29/2008 2:10:46 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: rjp2005

106 posted on 08/29/2008 2:12:01 PM PDT by BubbaBasher (OK, there may be hope after all. GO SARAH)
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To: Nailbiter
Took some liberties with your previous post...

Palin Positives:

Intelligent
Executive experience
Pro American
Pro military
Pro family
Pro Life
Pro energy independence
Fiscal conservative
Not Obamba
Not Biden

Palin Negative

Not at top of the ticket

107 posted on 08/29/2008 2:12:49 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 1 day away from outliving Kirby Puckett)
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To: Zakeet

I believe they just berated Obama recently for his very traditional old politic selection of a Washington Insider, lecturing that he should have chosen someone inline with his theme of “Change” in this campaign.

In otherwords, McCain just did what Obama failed to do. He took a risk, chose a candidate with a Maverick reputation of her own, and he chose someone to appeal to those in the base while Obama rejected Hillary from consideration.

And they are mad, frustrated, scared and disappointed.


108 posted on 08/29/2008 2:13:04 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Spok
“Dems say Palin is ‘risky,’ could be a disaster” " If that’s the best they can come up with, the Democrats are in a full blown Defcon 5 panic! "

Yes, buyers remorse, Obama Bin Biden, no money back guarantee.

I wish some one can do some photo shop with big letters with this:




OSAMA BIN BIDEN 2008 DemgoRats choice

No Money Back Guarantee for the DemgoRats
Were it takes a idiot to vote for DemgcRats even a caveman can do it


Please ? someone ? can someone photo shop something with that theme ?
109 posted on 08/29/2008 2:13:06 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Zakeet
Geez, is this going to be entertainin or what! Palin has more experience than hillary and more experience than BO - junk yard dog will have a troubling time dealing with her in the VP debate - she's got looks and attitude....

Let's see - troubling as potential POTUS, what about hillary wasn't troubing and she has less experience? Will they dare go after her as a woman? I don't think so....


110 posted on 08/29/2008 2:13:15 PM PDT by unique
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Yea, they are squealing like stuck pigs—that means they are really afraid. I betcha they wanted Joe Lieberman...


111 posted on 08/29/2008 2:13:42 PM PDT by richardtavor (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem in the name of the G-d of Jacob)
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To: Zakeet

I don’t understand why the choice here is to either love or hate everything about this pick just becasue McCain is the Republican candidate. Of course we’re all happy he chose Palin- she was the most conservative realistic possibility, and this is a conservative forum. That doesn’t mean that experience isn’t a real issue.

There has been a lot of discussion about this pick here over the last few weeks, and her inexperience in relation to other conservatives was one of the primary reasons many posters said they preferred someone else. So now that she’s the actual pick, all of those concerns go away? If someone said yesterday that Thompson has “zero experience” becasue he has never held a state or federal executive position or that Palin has tons of foreign policy experience because of the relative geography of Alaska, they would have been laughed off of these boards.

Why can’t we concede that Palin is indeed pretty inexperienced for this job but still support her becasue her stances on the issues outweigh that?


112 posted on 08/29/2008 2:14:00 PM PDT by BigJimC
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To: BubbaBasher

RE: your posted photo of Hillary!

1. OWW!!! My eyes!!!

2. I’m generally against cosmetic surgery. But in this case, it
should be done to make the world a more beautiful place.


113 posted on 08/29/2008 2:14:36 PM PDT by VOA
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To: Zakeet
Dems say Palin is 'risky,' could be a disaster

 

Yeah, for the DEMS it could be a disaster

114 posted on 08/29/2008 2:14:45 PM PDT by valkyry1
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To: Zakeet
Dems say Palin is 'risky,'

Fortune favors the bold, Barry.

could be a disaster

For them.

115 posted on 08/29/2008 2:15:25 PM PDT by GiveEmDubya (NObama)
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To: Rennes Templar

“Saw Wolfie on CNN a few minutes ago. His face registered a combination of fear, confusion and panic.”

Good!


116 posted on 08/29/2008 2:15:54 PM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrats are the party of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: SamAdams76

as long as you take liberties with post and not me.

LOL


117 posted on 08/29/2008 2:16:23 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Zakeet

“Sen. Chuck Schumer said Palin is significantly mismatched to Democratic VP candidate Joe Biden”

...amd Senator chuckie is significantly mismatched to an IQ!


118 posted on 08/29/2008 2:16:48 PM PDT by gc4nra
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To: BubbaBasher

Sarah is hot, Hillary is not.


119 posted on 08/29/2008 2:17:17 PM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrats are the party of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: Nailbiter

12. Can skin a moose with a pocket knife.


120 posted on 08/29/2008 2:17:29 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Argus
" THEY’RE SCARED! " and SO SCREWED !....


They are just getting over the hangover damage control of Osama's Mount Olympus adventure of him descending from the high mountain to those mere mortals to his Temple.
121 posted on 08/29/2008 2:17:57 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Zakeet
A leading House Democrat said Friday John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is a "risky" move that could ultimately prove disastrous to the Republican prospects in November.

Meanwhile, a top Senate Democrat said the pick is a "Hail Mary pass" and a "roll of the dice," in what is the initial reactions from McCain's rival party.

The Democratic spinmeisters are working overtime to try to portray Sen. McCain's veep choice in a negative light. It is a classic example of one's whistling past the graveyard (if I may change the metaphor).

Here are some of the reasons I consider it to be a truly brilliant political pick:

(1) Hillary's supporters already feel dissed. Many are fuming. The choice of Gov. Palin is, I believe, likely to be a very effective attempt to reach out to those voters.

(2) Gov. Palin is likely to energize the GOP's conservative base; and energizing the base is usually more important than currying favor with swing voters (although, as to the latter, I believe that Sen. McCain's overture to the women's vote will be rewarded to a far greater extent than it will be penalized for its appearing immoderate to centrists).

(3) I believe the McCain campaign teed it up for the Democrats last night, when it ran an ad congratulating Sen. Obama for his historic accomplishment of garnering a major-party presidential nomination. No doubt, the move was calculated--some might even say Machiavellian--but it was, I believe, ultimately effective. Sen. McCain came off as being gracious, whereas the Obama campaign (and, by extension, Sen. Obama himself) has appeared downright churlish in its rejectionism toward the Republicans' first-ever woman as a veep choice.

"It is a real role of the dice and shows...

A spell-checker is of very little use with homophones. This is where a real, live human being might be useful--one who knows that role and roll have no more in common than, say, hair and hare.

"Experience is being taken off the table considering you're putting someone within a heartbeat of the presidency with the thinnest foreign policy experience in history," spokesman Bill Burton said.

The Democrats have tried to advertise Sarah Palin as merely a "former mayor" of a town of 9,000 people, thereby ignoring the fact that she is now a state governor--which is to say, she is someone with executive experience. In fact, four of the last five US presidents (including two Democrats, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton) have been governors or former governors.

The more the Democrats yelp, the more I know they are hurting.

The selection of Gov. Palin will dominate the news throughout the weekend; after which, the Republican Convention will dominate through next Friday. This should essentially destroy the anticipated bounce from the Democratic Convention.

122 posted on 08/29/2008 2:18:00 PM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: Zakeet

“risky”
“hail mary pass”
“roll of the dice”
“troubling”

Well, it looks to me like she is the answer to the dems prayers.

Then why do they sound so scared?

WHY do everyone on the left, including the MSM, have this worried, anxious look in their eyes?


123 posted on 08/29/2008 2:18:18 PM PDT by Taffini (Mr. Pippin and Mr. Waffles do not approve)
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To: Steel Wolf
McCain rolled the dice big time

McCain did not roll the dice. It's chess. His ego kept Obama from taking Hillary and with no foreign policy experience Obama needed Biden. That was his own pitfall. With Biden he left a mile wide gap up the center, and McCain was smart enough to go for it. The choice of a woman at that point was so obvious even I am smart enough to see it. Quick search of senators and governors turns up a pretty short list, and it wasn't hard to pare it down to Palin.

But 90% of life is being smart enough to make the right moves when they stare you in the face. The other 10% is nowing what success would look like if you could get it. Palin meets that one too, and Biden didn't. So McCain might be smarter and better prepared for the big legues than everyone thinks he is.

124 posted on 08/29/2008 2:18:54 PM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: DuncanWaring

did not know this, will add to why she is qualified


125 posted on 08/29/2008 2:19:05 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: DevSix

” FEAR - That is what we are seeing from the left and MSM - “ “ Nothing other than FEAR and spin..... “ yeaahhh DemgoRats, FEAR THE PALIN !!


126 posted on 08/29/2008 2:19:49 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: Candor7

Whoa....any more links to Obama’s Kenya’s Orange party connections?


127 posted on 08/29/2008 2:20:11 PM PDT by tflabo (:)
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To: Zakeet

Wow .... I just got off of a flight from SE Asia and am just hearing about Palin ..... wonderful. CNN’s on the IAD monitor and Wolf looked concerned.


128 posted on 08/29/2008 2:20:29 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo (Earth - Taking care of itself since 4.6 billion BC)
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To: Nailbiter

There is a video on Youtube showing her shooting a gun...it might be a machine gun. I don’t know enough about guns.It looks like she might have been with the military.

i was trying to find it again and so far havent come up with it.

I am sure we will be seeing alot of that because of the NRA issue but also the image of her being “tough”.


129 posted on 08/29/2008 2:20:40 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: DarthVader

>>I smell fear in the liberals.

I wondered what that stink was. I thought a rat died under the porch.


130 posted on 08/29/2008 2:20:41 PM PDT by Taffini (Mr. Pippin and Mr. Waffles do not approve)
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To: goldstategop
Let 'em gang up on a woman!

After all, what could possibly be a more effective strategy for trying to win back those disaffected Hillary voters?

132 posted on 08/29/2008 2:21:31 PM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: RummyChick

If you find please ping me I would like to see.


133 posted on 08/29/2008 2:22:50 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Zakeet

The Leftist anti-American, baby killing, welfare leach plantation runners are RIGHT...

Palin WILL be a disaster — FOR THEM..

She will eat that phony bastard Biden alive in the debate and on any comparison of ACCOMPLISHMENTS and freedom from CORRUPTION....

“Risky” indeed - for Obama, Biden, the DNC and the black racists, Marxists, Communists and your general run of Democrat low life base......to tangle with this babe on this ticket.


134 posted on 08/29/2008 2:23:27 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: tips up

I wonder if the expected bump in the rat polls will be dulled by Palin being placed on the ticket


135 posted on 08/29/2008 2:23:33 PM PDT by Taffini (Mr. Pippin and Mr. Waffles do not approve)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
I was so glad I got to watch Bob Beckel this morning. He was slumping over in his chair, total nauseous. He could not hide it! It was hilarious. He startled the Fox&Friends crew, because it so obvious he devastated.

I then had to check on Andrea Mitchell, she aged 10 years right before my eyes.
136 posted on 08/29/2008 2:24:28 PM PDT by VA40
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To: Zakeet

How sweeeetttt it is. You’ve got to know the dems are running scared with Palin as choice for VP. Hee hee....I LOVE IT.


137 posted on 08/29/2008 2:24:39 PM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Good catch!


138 posted on 08/29/2008 2:24:45 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Rush was right when he said: "You NEVER win by losing.")
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To: RummyChick

Gun toting Palin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFjqZ_vvLNc&feature=related


139 posted on 08/29/2008 2:24:55 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Zakeet

REWRITE:

Repubs say Obama is ‘risky’, will be adisaster


140 posted on 08/29/2008 2:25:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
I was so glad I got to watch Bob Beckel this morning. He was slumping over in his chair, total nauseous. He could not hide it! It was hilarious. He startled the Fox&Friends crew, because it so obvious he was devastated.

I then had to check on Andrea Mitchell, she aged 10 years right before my eyes.
141 posted on 08/29/2008 2:25:41 PM PDT by VA40
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To: Zakeet

Of course GOV Palin is a disaster. An UNMITIGATED DISASTER to the DIM DUMMIE DOPES.

They can smell the blood in the water and hear the alarm claxon of the sinking ship of DUMMIE fools.


142 posted on 08/29/2008 2:25:47 PM PDT by roaddog727 (BS does not get bridges built - the funk you see is the funk you do)
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To: bmwcyle

Thanks for the new wallpaper on my computer.


143 posted on 08/29/2008 2:26:13 PM PDT by houeto ("Drill Here! Drill Now!")
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To: Zakeet

It will be a disaster alright, for the dems and they know it. If she was really a bad choice they would be saying how great she is not bad mouthing her.


144 posted on 08/29/2008 2:27:13 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Nailbiter

here is another version showing more of her shooting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_vaH2BjVeA&feature=related


145 posted on 08/29/2008 2:27:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Marysecretary
You’ve got to know the dems are running scared with Palin as choice for VP

Indeed it is so. Did you see the state from NOW? They are running scared. A REAL woman gets the nomination. It is a great day!! Let's Roll!!

146 posted on 08/29/2008 2:27:59 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper (Let's Roll!!)
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147 posted on 08/29/2008 2:28:15 PM PDT by Chicos_Bail_Bonds
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To: Zakeet

Now would be a great time to invest in “Depends”...

The rats are going to become permanently incontinent once they realize what Palin on the ticket has done to their Obama/Biden insult to the American people.

The ticket may now have tails long enough to drag some new Republicans into office.....


148 posted on 08/29/2008 2:28:18 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: RummyChick

thx


149 posted on 08/29/2008 2:29:30 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Prov1322

Vote Principles over Pigment!

I want that as a bumper sticker...


150 posted on 08/29/2008 2:30:49 PM PDT by SledgeCS (Build the fence. Deport the Illegals. Sell all their assets to cover the cost.)
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