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Activist plans Palin protest (Dallas)
Dallas Voice (community newspaper for gay and lesbian ^ | Sept. 18, 2008 | Tammye Nash

Posted on 10/03/2008 8:54:28 AM PDT by smokingfrog

Meifert says Republican vice presidential candidate is ‘a pawn chosen to be manipulated’

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen. John McCain’s controversial choice to be his running mate on the Republican ticket this year, will be in Dallas on Oct. 3 for a fundraiser, and Dallas activist Dawn Meifert is organizing a protest outside the hotel..

A day after the vice presidential candidate debate with Sen. Joe Biden, Democratic nominee Barack Obama’s running mate, Palin is scheduled to speak at a $1,000-a-plate lunchtime fundraiser at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Dallas. Dallas County Republican Party Chair Jonathan Neerman told The Dallas Morning News he hopes Palin will also agree to appear at a public event while she is in town.

Palin is known as a staunch conservative and pro-life advocate. And her record on LGBT rights puts her at odds with the LGBT equality movement.

Although she vetoed a bill that would have kept the state from offering domestic partner benefits to its gay and lesbian employees, she did so only because the Alaska Supreme Court had already ruled the bill measure unconstitutional. She later supported an effort to amend the state’s constitution to prohibit those benefits.

Palin has also said she opposes same-sex marriage and passage of hate crimes legislation. And her former church, Wasilla Bible Church, recently sponsored an “ex-gay” program designed to help people “overcome homosexuality,” although Palin has not said publicly where she stands on such programs.

Meifert said this week that the protest she is organizing would focus on Palin’s anti-gay and anti-choice stances.

“I am just on fire over this election,” Meifert said, explaining why she had decided to organize the protest. “It just appalls me that people would be willing to have four more years of the same...

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dallas; gayvote; homosexualagenda; obama; palin; protest; tx2008
The've been planning this since Sept. 18. Let's see how it goes.
1 posted on 10/03/2008 8:54:29 AM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Palin is perceived as a threat again, since they didn’t succeed in destroying her. The left is despicable.


2 posted on 10/03/2008 8:55:34 AM PDT by BooksForTheRight.com (Fight liberal lies with knowledge. Read conservative books and articles.)
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To: smokingfrog

Kinda funny, really. Like it’s going to do Sarah any harm in Texas.


3 posted on 10/03/2008 8:57:01 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: smokingfrog

Yet another good use for duct tape. Covering Dawn Meifert’s yap.


4 posted on 10/03/2008 8:57:01 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: smokingfrog
Horny for Palin: Life in The United States of Oz
5 posted on 10/03/2008 8:59:05 AM PDT by ventedpipe
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To: smokingfrog

I love when they whine her “former church”. I wonder what’s going on over at Barack’s “former church”?


6 posted on 10/03/2008 8:59:31 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: BooksForTheRight.com
Just saw this being discussed on another FRthread
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2096416/posts
7 posted on 10/03/2008 8:59:37 AM PDT by smokingfrog (God doesn't wear a wrist watch.)
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To: smokingfrog
The Obama Campaign is also organizing protests of Palin in Dallas, TX. I am not sure if this activity by a presidential campaign is unprecedented or illegal, but it is extremely sleazy.
8 posted on 10/03/2008 9:02:24 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican
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To: smokingfrog
‘a pawn chosen to be manipulated’

This person has obviously, for some unexplainable reason, mistaken HER for presidential candidate B. Hussein Obama.

9 posted on 10/03/2008 9:02:46 AM PDT by WayneS (Vote Obama bin Biden 2008 - "Because the world doesn't suck enough yet".)
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To: smokingfrog
OOPS! Sorry for repeating what you just posted.

:-)

10 posted on 10/03/2008 9:03:28 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican
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To: smokingfrog
I wish I still lived in Dallas right now. I would sure be organizing a counter protest.

Are there any Dallas freepers who can do this? We really do need to hold a protest against these "protesters".

11 posted on 10/03/2008 9:04:06 AM PDT by basil (Support the Second Amendment-buy another gun today!)
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To: smokingfrog
Palin has also said she opposes same-sex marriage

According to last night, so does Biden. But then who knows what he position will be today.

12 posted on 10/03/2008 9:05:35 AM PDT by TheCipher
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To: TheCipher

ooops he - his


13 posted on 10/03/2008 9:06:13 AM PDT by TheCipher
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To: basil
Are there any Dallas freepers who can do this? We really do need to hold a protest against these "protesters".

Oh yeh..the North Tx Freedom Rally Freepers are there today!

14 posted on 10/03/2008 9:09:48 AM PDT by tflabo (:)
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To: smokingfrog

Dang it! I don’t even get the Dallas Voice.

I never heard of the Dallas Voice.

Well, it can’t be MUCH worse than the Dallas Morning News.

I’m in Irving and not in good enough shape to take down a big lesbian girl so I guess I won’t make it over there.


15 posted on 10/03/2008 9:12:57 AM PDT by altura
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To: altura

Altura, I just posted on another thread how I wish I could be there to counter-protest, but I am about 30 miles north of downtown today. Oh, and the Dallas Voice is the queer paper.


16 posted on 10/03/2008 9:19:13 AM PDT by freeperkiki
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To: smokingfrog
“I am just on fire over this election,” Meifert said,

Better go get a culture taken......

17 posted on 10/03/2008 9:36:43 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: showme_the_Glory
“I am just on fire over this election...”


Maybe he'll be a pile of ashes due to Spontaneous Human Combustion by the time Palin speaks.......


18 posted on 10/03/2008 10:24:15 AM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen.")
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To: smokingfrog

“Sarah only PWN in game of life.”


19 posted on 10/03/2008 10:28:38 AM PDT by RichInOC (McCain/Palin '08: You Called Down The Thunder...Well, Now You Got A Cat 5 Hurricane.)
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To: basil

Why counter-protest?

It would be better to join them as agit-prop!

People and candidates are judged not only by their supporters, but by their enemies.

The left has no ideas that decent people support.
To defeat them, simply expose who they really are.


20 posted on 10/03/2008 10:31:50 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: smokingfrog
after-action report

Not everyone waiting outside was friendly.

A group opposed to Ms. Palin's tough stance against abortion was on hand to protest.

One of them, Dawn Meifert, a Barack Obama supporter, said sarcastically that she was there because "we thought it was our duty to give her a nice Southern welcome."

She added: "I'm a polite lady. I thought the Democrats of Dallas should let her know just how welcome she is here."

Ms. Meifert didn't share the buoyant assessment of many Republicans regarding Ms. Plain's performance in Wednesday's debate.

"She looked good," she said, "but she never answered any of the questions, did she? Biden did really well. America got to see a real emotional side of Joe Biden."

At Love Field, the Republican dignitaries who greeted Ms. Palin were in a festive mood.

Some expressed relief that the vice presidential nominee was a "hit" at Thursday night's debate with Mr. Biden.

"If she fell on her face, we would have had a wake in this room," said Jonathan Neerman, chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party.

"Instead, she's renewed the energy we had coming out of our convention."

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21 posted on 10/03/2008 5:55:52 PM PDT by smokingfrog (God doesn't wear a wrist watch.)
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To: smokingfrog

WE DO NOT NEED A PRESIDENT LIKE bARACK OBAMA THAT BELIEVES THAT THERES OTHER WAYS TO GET TO HEAVEN OTHER THAN THROUGH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. JESUS SAID IAM THE DOORWAY TO HEAVEN,NOBODY WILL ENTER BUT,THROUGH ME.
WE DONT NEED A MAN THATS INTO THIS NEW AGE RELIGION. NO WONDER OPRAH WINFREY IS SUPPORTING OBAMA. THIS IS AMERICA BASED ON THE TRUE LIVING GOD.WE USE TO HAVE PRAYER IN THIS COUNTRY,AND WE DIDNT HAVE HOMOSEXUALS WANTING TO MARRY EACH OTHER SETTING BAD EXAMPLES FOR THIS CHILDREN’S GENERATION. CHRIST IS COMING BACK SOON AND HE WILL FIND JUDGEMENT ON THIS NATION. LOOK AT ALL THESE ABORTION CLINICS KILLING THOUSANDS OF BABIES EVERY YEAR.THEY ARE MURDERERS.GOD IS GOING TO POUR OUT HIS WRATH. WE NEED A PRESIDENT LIKE JOHN F.KENNEDY OR RONALD REAGAN WITH GOOD MORALS BASED ON THE 10 COMMANDMENTS. OBAMAS NOT GETTING MY VOTE.


22 posted on 10/03/2008 11:23:00 PM PDT by Pickinpackinmama
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To: Pickinpackinmama

You sign up today to post this?

No need to shout.. (all caps) are rude behavior.......


23 posted on 10/03/2008 11:52:01 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (Proud Father of 2 US Marines. Support our troops!)
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To: ventedpipe

YOU ARE A SICK MORON. PALIN HAS MORE BRAINS THAN YOU EVER WILL HAVE. PLUS SHES A CHRISTIAN THAN LIVES BY GODS LAWS YOU FOOL!


24 posted on 10/04/2008 12:10:59 AM PDT by Pickinpackinmama
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