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Sarah Palin follows debate with Dallas visit
The Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/03/08 | GROMER JEFFERS JR.

Posted on 10/03/2008 3:51:48 PM PDT by LA Woman3

Dallas Republicans enthusiastically greeted Sarah Palin on Friday, fresh off her debate with Joe Biden.

"It is good to be visiting here in Alaska's little sister state Texas," the Republican vice presidential candidate told more than 1,000 people at a fundraiser at the Fairmont hotel.

She spoke for about 20 minutes, discussing energy, government reform and the tough sledding for the McCain campaign, which trails Barack Obama in most polls, in the final few weeks before Election Day.

“It’s not just in Washington, D.C., it’s across the country, the hunger for reform,” Ms. Palin said.

Introduced by Gov. Rick Perry, Ms. Palin told the crowd that “the hometown of the Dallas Mavericks is ready to put a team of Mavericks in the White House."

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dallas; sarahpalin; tx2008

1 posted on 10/03/2008 3:51:48 PM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: LA Woman3

Okay—this is all well and good. But 30 days before the election and she is in Texas???


2 posted on 10/03/2008 3:55:26 PM PDT by nobamanada (No Way, No How, No Hussein)
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To: LA Woman3

Sarah, hon, a bit of advice. Never, ever refer to THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS as “little.” That comment just cost you more than a few votes.


3 posted on 10/03/2008 3:56:29 PM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: nobamanada

must be a load ‘o money there,


4 posted on 10/03/2008 3:57:09 PM PDT by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: nobamanada

I know, Hurrah for Texas, I’d prefer it if she made a trip up into Maine and NH....and MI...Rally to Palin!


5 posted on 10/03/2008 3:57:52 PM PDT by padre35 (Sarah Palin is the one we've been waiting for..Rom 10.10..)
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To: LA Woman3

She’s down here looking for her veep in 2012. God, I hope it’s not Rick Perry.


6 posted on 10/03/2008 4:00:04 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: itsthejourney

Well now, how many Texas’ can fit in the state of Alaska? I would hope Texans can take a friendly joke.


7 posted on 10/03/2008 4:00:08 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: LA Woman3

The comments to the article are some of the most hateful I have read. This is NOT the Dallas I lived in for more than 25 years.


8 posted on 10/03/2008 4:02:00 PM PDT by basil (Support the Second Amendment-buy another gun today!)
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To: AFreeBird

Someone has size issues. :>)

Heck, I’m from Texas, and I find her statement kind of funny - only an Alaskan could say that and get away with it.


9 posted on 10/03/2008 4:02:26 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (An ex-citizen of the Frederation dedicated to stopping the Obamination from becoming President)
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To: nobamanada

Fund raising. They originally planned for her to do a lot more fund raising, but scaled it back due to her popularity.


10 posted on 10/03/2008 4:03:35 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: itsthejourney
I remember when Alaska became a state. Texas appeared to be upset that they no longer would be the biggest state.
The then Alaskan governor said stop complaining or we will dived the state into thirds, then you will be the fourth biggest state.:-)
11 posted on 10/03/2008 4:03:55 PM PDT by svcw (Great selection of gift baskets: http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: svcw

off to Dallas :)
12 posted on 10/03/2008 4:05:00 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Let's get serious - there is only one choice - McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: AFreeBird; itsthejourney

Surely they are in jest. No one can be that thin skinned except for OBAMA


13 posted on 10/03/2008 4:05:28 PM PDT by mel
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To: basil
I would hope Texans can take a friendly joke.

This Texan did!
14 posted on 10/03/2008 4:05:31 PM PDT by LA Woman3 (Sarahcuda!!)
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To: itsthejourney

Reminds me of someone else thin skinned: Obama. :)


15 posted on 10/03/2008 4:06:05 PM PDT by mel
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To: BigEdLB

I just love that the family travels with her and the kids are not being farmed off to babysitters.


16 posted on 10/03/2008 4:07:32 PM PDT by svcw (Great selection of gift baskets: http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: Terry Mross
She’s down here looking for her veep in 2012. God, I hope it’s not Rick Perry.

My pick would be Bobby Jindal!
17 posted on 10/03/2008 4:07:35 PM PDT by LA Woman3 (Sarahcuda!!)
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To: basil
The comments to the article are some of the most hateful I have read. This is NOT the Dallas I lived in for more than 25 years.

I thought the same thing.
18 posted on 10/03/2008 4:09:15 PM PDT by LA Woman3 (Sarahcuda!!)
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To: itsthejourney

Alaska: 1: 656,425 square miles:

Texas: 2: 268,601 square miles

Seems she was right.


19 posted on 10/03/2008 4:10:41 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes (In my day,Flunking gym was not an option , even for Stupid Kids!)
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To: nobamanada
But 30 days before the election and she is in Texas???

Yeah. Elections cost money. Plus there actually are other races besides the Presidential election. So she may visit other states besides the same dozen or so "swing states" we hear about ad nauseam.

20 posted on 10/03/2008 4:11:41 PM PDT by impeachedrapist (Bill Clinton, as Arkansas Attorney General did you make Juanita Broaddrick pay for her rape kit?)
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To: AFreeBird; Ancesthntr

Texas skeeters eat Alaska moose for breakfast.

You better believe that cost the GOP votes. This late in the game she should have been in the undecided states rather than ruffling feathers in a state that was sewn up on day one.


21 posted on 10/03/2008 4:11:58 PM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: mel
Reminds me of someone else thin skinned: Obama. :)

Talking about Obama's skin? That's racist of you.

22 posted on 10/03/2008 4:16:19 PM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: itsthejourney

And hear I thought Texans were tough and had thick skins.


23 posted on 10/03/2008 4:22:29 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: itsthejourney

Don’t pi$$ off the Alaskans. If they get mad they’ll split Alaska in half and we’ll only be the third largest state!

Honestly, anybody that gets upset over the “little sister” comment has no sense of humor.


24 posted on 10/03/2008 4:32:25 PM PDT by Brucifer ("The dog ate my copy of the Constitution." G W Bush)
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To: svcw

Sorry, I should have read your post before typing. Seriously,we could end up #4?

Color my beeber stuned. Alaska is hugh.


25 posted on 10/03/2008 4:35:43 PM PDT by Brucifer ("The dog ate my copy of the Constitution." G W Bush)
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To: Graybeard58

Oh I forgot, we can’t talk about his ears, his color and anything like that. Oops.


26 posted on 10/03/2008 4:40:38 PM PDT by mel
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To: Brucifer

I don’t know for sure its just one of those weird things you remember from youth.
Like the ice blocks for the ice boxes were 50 lbs. I mean who needs to remember that?


27 posted on 10/03/2008 4:40:45 PM PDT by svcw (Great selection of gift baskets: http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: basil
The comments to the article are some of the most hateful I have read. This is NOT the Dallas I lived in for more than 25 years.

A liberal site might have linked to the article.

28 posted on 10/03/2008 4:53:29 PM PDT by Zhang Fei
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To: itsthejourney

Oh come on. What that and you or someone else will vote for Obama...surely your Republic is worth more!


29 posted on 10/03/2008 4:58:22 PM PDT by Texas4ever
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To: nobamanada

“Okay—this is all well and good. But 30 days before the election and she is in Texas???”

Money? Fundraiser??


30 posted on 10/03/2008 5:25:52 PM PDT by joejm65
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To: itsthejourney

“Sarah, hon, a bit of advice. Never, ever refer to THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS as “little.” That comment just cost you more than a few votes.”

Alaska is bigger than Texas. No harm in that comment...


31 posted on 10/03/2008 5:31:30 PM PDT by joejm65
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To: nobamanada; CatOwner
Okay—this is all well and good. But 30 days before the election and she is in Texas???

I'm just waiting for CatOwner to come on here and tell us that this just shows that McCain is doing so badly that he's afraid of losing Texas.

32 posted on 10/03/2008 6:09:03 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (Here they come boys! As thick as grass, and as black as thunder!)
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To: nobamanada
Okay—this is all well and good. But 30 days before the election and she is in Texas???

She raised a million dollars in TX today. That is why she was in the Lone Star State.

33 posted on 10/03/2008 6:12:24 PM PDT by basil (Support the Second Amendment-buy another gun today!)
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To: silentreignofheroes
Seems she was right.

yes--Alaska could be divided in half, and that would make Texas the 3rd largest state... haha!

34 posted on 10/03/2008 6:14:06 PM PDT by latina4dubya (self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: itsthejourney

Geez, and I thought you forgot the /s. :)


35 posted on 10/03/2008 6:15:37 PM PDT by Jay Thomas (A DUmmie I ain't)
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To: latina4dubya

Egos,I’ll admit I got one.But it ain’t that big!

Sometimes.


36 posted on 10/03/2008 6:24:33 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes (In my day,Flunking gym was not an option , even for Stupid Kids!)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus
I'm just waiting for CatOwner to come on here and tell us that this just shows that McCain is doing so badly that he's afraid of losing Texas.

McCain lose Texas? Not a chance of that happening.

37 posted on 10/03/2008 7:02:27 PM PDT by CatOwner
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