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Sarah Palin to visit Dallas on Oct. 3
WFAA - Channel 8 Dallas ^ | September 11, 2008 | Gromer Jeffers Jr.

Posted on 09/12/2008 5:58:59 PM PDT by Arec Barrwin

Sarah Palin to visit Dallas on Oct. 3

07:38 PM CDT on Thursday, September 11, 2008

By GROMER JEFFERS JR. / The Dallas Morning News gjeffers@dallasnews.com

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is scheduled to visit Dallas on Oct. 3 for a fundraiser and possibly a public rally.

Since becoming the Republican nominee for vice president, Ms. Palin has electrified the GOP base and helped John McCain surge in the polls. Local Republicans on Thursday were ecstatic that she’s coming to town.

“It’s a huge opportunity for Palin to be introduced to the people of Dallas who have seen her on television,” said Jonathan Neerman, chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party.

Ms. Palin will participate in a lunchtime fundraiser at the Fairmont Hotel. Tickets will cost $1,000 a plate. The top level being asked for host committee is about $57,000.

The money is being raised for the Republican National Committee.

Mr. McCain has opted for public financing for the general election campaign and does not have to raise campaign funds.

Mr. Neerman said he would try to get Ms. Palin to attend a separate event to introduce her to county Republicans who are not donors.

“We want her to do something with our grass-roots activists,” he said.

The Oct. 3 event, which will be one day after the vice presidential debate, would be Ms. Palin’s first trip to Texas since attending a Republican Governors Association meeting in Grapevine last April.


TOPICS: Announcements; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dallas; fundraiser; mccainpalin; palin; rally; tx2008
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1 posted on 09/12/2008 5:58:59 PM PDT by Arec Barrwin
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To: Arec Barrwin

Hope she doesn’t plan on any kind of motorcade. :-(


2 posted on 09/12/2008 6:04:02 PM PDT by doc1019 (Obama IS running against Palin)
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To: Arec Barrwin

3 posted on 09/12/2008 6:09:36 PM PDT by chaos_5 (Why I don't like McCain -> http://www.johnmccain.com/climatechange/)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Is there a place that lists the campaign stops. I met Reagan in 1980 and would love to meet or at least see Sarah!


4 posted on 09/12/2008 6:11:00 PM PDT by feedback doctor (The first female president will be a Conservative Republican)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Already trying to schedule this out. I have a wedding to attend in San Antonio that morning, so I’m trying to see if there is any flights that jump quick enough. This may be worth private charter to make it happen.


5 posted on 09/12/2008 6:12:13 PM PDT by mnehring (Maverick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: Arec Barrwin

She needs to come to Green Bay at Lambeau Field.


6 posted on 09/12/2008 6:12:31 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: feedback doctor
I love how reved up the crowds get when they go and see her!
7 posted on 09/12/2008 6:13:03 PM PDT by chaos_5 (Why I don't like McCain -> http://www.johnmccain.com/climatechange/)
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To: chaos_5
LOL at your comment, then reading your tagline. Yeah....I don't much like John's positions on several thing either...but we both love Palin! (unprecedented)
8 posted on 09/12/2008 6:20:56 PM PDT by allmendream (Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! RAH RAH RAH! McCain/Palin2008)
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To: mnehrling
Just fly Southwest to Dallas. Flights all day long.

Now about the grassroots meeting ...

What about Ford Field or even Texas Stadium for that event?

It will be a Friday night. Maybe we can arrange to have the event at Southlake where the Carroll Dragons football team plays.

What a great lead in for McCain - Palin in Texas - high school football!

Sure beats some lame band.

9 posted on 09/12/2008 8:52:32 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: MeekOneGOP; maeng; ValerieTexas; txflake; basil; WinOne4TheGipper; DrewsDad; HiJinx; Gracey; ...

Gov Palin to be in Texas ping.


10 posted on 09/13/2008 7:40:01 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Sarah Palin is NOT worried about anything being above her pay grade!)
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To: Arrowhead1952; Squantos; Clinger; GeronL; Billie; Slyfox; San Jacinto; SpookBrat; DainBramage; ...
Gov Palin to be in Texas ping.

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Let's ping a few TEXANS, then! :)

Need to make SURE she gets a nice and WARM Texas welcome!!

11 posted on 09/13/2008 7:44:34 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Obama, WHO is Bill Ayers and WHY are you still friends with him? Please RSVP asap!)
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To: chaos_5

Palin - McCain !!! :^D


12 posted on 09/13/2008 7:47:14 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Obama, WHO is Bill Ayers and WHY are you still friends with him? Please RSVP asap!)
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To: Arec Barrwin
Ms. Palin will participate in a lunchtime fundraiser
at the Fairmont Hotel. Tickets will cost $1,000 a plate.

Uh, do they have the Wendy's version of this to participate ??? :)

13 posted on 09/13/2008 7:49:05 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Obama, WHO is Bill Ayers and WHY are you still friends with him? Please RSVP asap!)
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To: doc1019

Yikes! :(


14 posted on 09/13/2008 7:50:07 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Obama, WHO is Bill Ayers and WHY are you still friends with him? Please RSVP asap!)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Awesome.


15 posted on 09/13/2008 8:09:56 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (McCain/Palin 2008 : Palin the Paladin 2012)
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To: MeekOneGOP

Thanks for the ping, Meek! I really do wish I could be there. That would be awesome!


16 posted on 09/13/2008 8:12:10 AM PDT by dfwright (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left (Eccl. 10:2, NIV))
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To: Arrowhead1952

WOOOHOOOO!!!

Wish I lived close to Dallas so I could see her.


17 posted on 09/13/2008 8:34:20 AM PDT by LUV W (McCain/PALIN!!!!--'nuff said! :D)
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To: chaos_5

I LOVE that graphic! I am assuming that it is available as a bumper sticker?


18 posted on 09/13/2008 8:35:17 AM PDT by LUV W (McCain/PALIN!!!!--'nuff said! :D)
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To: LUV W
Thank you!
I've got that type and the bumper stickers at cafepress.
http://www.cafepress.com/chaos_5

I have changed the font type, but if you like this one more FReep mail me, and I'll see what I can do about making hem both available.

19 posted on 09/13/2008 8:55:14 AM PDT by chaos_5 (http://www.cafepress.com/chaos_5)
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To: chaos_5

I will go shop! Do you have some of the “static” stickers that will go on windows? I like those. :D


20 posted on 09/13/2008 8:59:22 AM PDT by LUV W (McCain/PALIN!!!!--'nuff said! :D)
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