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If the grassroots TEA Party movement could nominate a candidate for president, who would it be?
July 9, 2009 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 07/09/2009 11:51:22 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

The TEA Party movement is all about smaller, more representative government. We are fed up with our unresponsive, ever expanding and totally out of control BIG government.

We feel our elected officials and politicians of both political parties have failed us and no longer represent our interests or the country we love, and no longer deserve our support. The Democrat party is totally lost to Marxism and the Republican party is not far behind. I've heard thousands of people saying it's time to kick them ALL out!

Rebellion is brewing!

If we the members of the grassroots TEA Party movement could nominate a candidate for president, who would it be?

Well, obviously, it should not be a leading member of either of the two major political parties that have failed us so miserably that we're now on the brink of rebellion. No beltway insiders please. No next in line it's my turn candidates. No try again candidates. No media's choice candidates. No slick-haired, smooth talking, two-faced political hacks. Big government, big spending northeastern moderates need not apply.

Time for a fresh face. Time for someone who walks the walk as well as talks the talk. Someone who actually believes in America, believes in small government, believes in freedom, believes the people can and will fend for themselves and do not need or want a government nanny.

Time for an outsider. Time for an outcast. Someone who is not contaminated with Washington politics as usual. Someone with a record of standing up for individual rights, smaller government, smaller taxes, traditional American values, national pride, national defense. Someone who speaks from the heart and connects with we the people by speaking the truth and by truly representing our individual interests and individual freedoms.

Enough with Marxism! We need someone who will say No to more BIG government programs! Say NO to socialist BIG government health care systems! NO to BIG government takeover of private enterprise! NO to crippling BIG government energy boondoggles! NO to global warming hoaxes! NO to BIG spending, BIG taxes, BIG government!

But YES to American individuality, American freedom, American resourcefulness, American independence and the American can do spirit! And YES to American pride, patriotism and national defense!

And YES to good old American know how!

It's good to be American! It's good to be FREE!

You betcha!

Go Sarah!

Drill baby drill!


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: elections; palin; sarahpalin; teaparty
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1 posted on 07/09/2009 11:51:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
Sarah Palin!
2 posted on 07/09/2009 11:52:52 AM PDT by lula ( If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/Beck


3 posted on 07/09/2009 11:53:19 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A SOCIALIST WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Exactly! Go Sarah!

Μολὼν λάβε


4 posted on 07/09/2009 11:53:45 AM PDT by wastoute (translation of tag "Come and get them (bastards)" and the Scout Motto)
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To: Squantos

Ping!


5 posted on 07/09/2009 11:53:53 AM PDT by hiredhand (Understand the CRA and why we're facing economic collapse - see my about page.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Go Sarah!

Knew that line was coming. I agree.
6 posted on 07/09/2009 11:53:57 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Jim Robinson

Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint, Jeff Sessions, Michelle Bachman, Haley Barbour all come to mind.


7 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:06 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (You can't blame Bush anymore...)
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To: Jim Robinson

I am VERY curious to see the answers to this question. Maybe Fred, but I suspect the clear answer will be SP.


8 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:12 AM PDT by devane617 (Republicans first strategy should be taking over the MSM. Without it we are doomed.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/Thompson or DeMint


9 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:38 AM PDT by zimfam007 (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Hands down - SARAH PALIN!!


10 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:43 AM PDT by Lilpug15 (The Forgotten Man: He works, he votes and he generally prays - but He Always Pays": Sumner)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sarah.


11 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:45 AM PDT by MamaB (Heb.13:2)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/Bachman or Palin/Barbour


12 posted on 07/09/2009 11:54:52 AM PDT by DFG (1 useless man is called a disgrace, 2 are called a law firm, 3 or more are called Congress)
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To: Jim Robinson

Hunter/DeMint 2012. Accept no substitutes.


13 posted on 07/09/2009 11:55:56 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/DeMint or vice versa. Duncan Hunter Secretary of Defense.


14 posted on 07/09/2009 11:56:08 AM PDT by Woebama (Paying for my neighbor's mortgage and Wall Street's bonuses sure is hard.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Is there any question? Sarah will lead the TEA Party to victory in 2012.


15 posted on 07/09/2009 11:56:29 AM PDT by AUH2O Repub (Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: Jim Robinson

Megadittos


16 posted on 07/09/2009 11:56:33 AM PDT by fatrat (extremely extreme right-wing radicalized veteran)
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To: Woebama

Actually, put Duncan Hunter in charge of Homeland Security.


17 posted on 07/09/2009 11:56:42 AM PDT by Woebama (Paying for my neighbor's mortgage and Wall Street's bonuses sure is hard.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin!


18 posted on 07/09/2009 11:57:21 AM PDT by Valpal1 (Always be prepared to make that difference.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sarah Palin and Janice Rogers Brown.


19 posted on 07/09/2009 11:57:33 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Me. HAHAHA, just kidding.


20 posted on 07/09/2009 11:58:26 AM PDT by FreeSouthernAmerican (All we ask is to be let alone----Jefferson Davis)
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To: All

Congressman Jeff Flake and Governor Mitch Daniels come to mind.


21 posted on 07/09/2009 11:58:41 AM PDT by Nightbird
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To: Jim Robinson

You betcha, it’s Sarah!


22 posted on 07/09/2009 11:58:54 AM PDT by GOP_Raider (Have you risen above your own public education today?)
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To: Jim Robinson

We all have our lines in the sand. To each his own. One of mine was TARP. Gov. Palin and McCain both supported TARP.


23 posted on 07/09/2009 11:59:12 AM PDT by BGHater (Insanity is voting for Republicans and expecting Conservatism.)
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To: Lurker

Palin plus a black conservative woman like Janice Rogers Brown would drive the RATs crazy. Would be fun to watch.


24 posted on 07/09/2009 11:59:52 AM PDT by DFG (1 useless man is called a disgrace, 2 are called a law firm, 3 or more are called Congress)
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To: Jim Robinson

Duncan Hunter
Sarah Palin
Herman Cain


25 posted on 07/09/2009 11:59:54 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (Navy blue)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sarah the Barracuda of course!


26 posted on 07/09/2009 12:00:07 PM PDT by Ocarterma (formerly Obushma: Because he's way past Bush---he's Carter now)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/Hunter OR Hunter/Palin


27 posted on 07/09/2009 12:00:48 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: Jim Robinson

I want to watch Palin slap around Omoslem.

She’s the only one who’ll do it.

Every other candidate is so McLame.


28 posted on 07/09/2009 12:01:51 PM PDT by Islam=Murder (The United States - surrendering to Sharia without a peep.)
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To: Shimmer1

I’m actually trying to promote a Palin/Cain ticket on some other sites!


29 posted on 07/09/2009 12:02:10 PM PDT by Ocarterma (formerly Obushma: Because he's way past Bush---he's Carter now)
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To: Jim Robinson; All

I haven’t seen anyone post the Romney/Steve-B ticket yet.

Remember, while we protest out of control government and spending, there are the homeless, drug addicts, the Underpaid folks working at ACORN and in the various unions like Teamsters and SEIU, not to mention all the Blue States, run by liberals, perennially voted into power by leeches of the state that need that precious scratch we put in to the public coffer. Remember that the Democrats are just well meaning folk who want to help you solve every little problem in your life.

Romney and Steve-B promise to help too!


30 posted on 07/09/2009 12:02:45 PM PDT by johncocktoasten ("Rumors of her political death have been greatly exaggerated.")
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To: BGHater

“We all have our lines in the sand. To each his own. One of mine was TARP. Gov. Palin and McCain both supported TARP.”

Exactly. Who will be acceptable to everyone? No one.


31 posted on 07/09/2009 12:03:13 PM PDT by Magic Fingers
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To: snowrip
Sounds good to me... ;-)

Palin, Nuge, Beck, etc... Any combo thereof.

32 posted on 07/09/2009 12:03:47 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: Woebama

“Actually, put Duncan Hunter in charge of Homeland Security.”

I’d prefer Hunter as Sec. of Defense and abolish the DHS.


33 posted on 07/09/2009 12:03:49 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Whoever coined the term "foolproof" underestimated the ingenuity and determination of fools.)
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To: BGHater

“Gov. Palin and McCain both supported TARP.”

McCain supported TARP, Gov Palin was already on the ticket and supporting McCain.


34 posted on 07/09/2009 12:04:44 PM PDT by johncocktoasten ("Rumors of her political death have been greatly exaggerated.")
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To: johncocktoasten
Romney? The mention of his name in this thread is akin to the proverbial turd in the punch bowl!
35 posted on 07/09/2009 12:04:47 PM PDT by hiredhand (Understand the CRA and why we're facing economic collapse - see my about page.)
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To: hiredhand

I would Humbly aks that you read the entire post.


36 posted on 07/09/2009 12:05:46 PM PDT by johncocktoasten ("Rumors of her political death have been greatly exaggerated.")
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To: johncocktoasten

Okay, so if it’s a bad idea they should just support it? Nonsense.


37 posted on 07/09/2009 12:06:27 PM PDT by BGHater (Insanity is voting for Republicans and expecting Conservatism.)
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To: Woebama

Actually, get rid of Homeland Security. Just another big gov boondoggle that solves nothing, accomplishes nothing and was an appeasement offering to the big gov lovers to begin with.

Oh, and GO SARAH!!


38 posted on 07/09/2009 12:07:19 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin, DeMint, Fred, Ron Paul, Michelle Bachmann.


39 posted on 07/09/2009 12:07:40 PM PDT by Frantzie (Remember when Bush was President and Americans had jobs (and ammo)?)
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To: johncocktoasten

Oops! Please forgive me. :-) I jumped the gun. :-)


40 posted on 07/09/2009 12:08:10 PM PDT by hiredhand (Understand the CRA and why we're facing economic collapse - see my about page.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Rebellion is brewing!

Sorry, but the tea parties will not do it. No real power there but just wishful thinking. Keep hearing it's a start. Right! Now if there were recall partitions in States that have RAT senators, then the real rebellion would be started. Can't wait until 2010, damage by then would be catastrophic.

41 posted on 07/09/2009 12:08:22 PM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: BGHater

If you are on the ticket in the middle of the campaign, and the Presidential candidate takes a position, as the VP candidate, you take that position as well.

An independent Sarah Palin is not a TARP supporter. Just as she refused to receive large portions of the Porkulus bill, but was overridden by the legislature.


42 posted on 07/09/2009 12:09:28 PM PDT by johncocktoasten ("Rumors of her political death have been greatly exaggerated.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Sarah certainly fits the bill. I would also nominate my own Congresscritter Randy Forbes, one of the few real conservatives to have survived up on Capitol Hill.


43 posted on 07/09/2009 12:09:35 PM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin / Petraeus

No prisoners.


44 posted on 07/09/2009 12:12:06 PM PDT by Noumenon (As long as I have a rifle, I STILL have a vote...)
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Sarah Palin, of course.

Generally, anyone who takes the Constitution for what it is: a list of limited granted powers, beyond which no allowance is given.


45 posted on 07/09/2009 12:12:19 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (John Galt was exiled.)
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Palin is the best we have for the time being.

I just tend to be leery of the whole “personality cult” thing, whichever side it may be on.


46 posted on 07/09/2009 12:12:49 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: DFG

I like your style.


47 posted on 07/09/2009 12:13:29 PM PDT by Noumenon (As long as I have a rifle, I STILL have a vote...)
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To: Jim Robinson
re: Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint, Jeff Sessions, Michelle Bachman, Haley Barbour all come to mind.

I would like to see these people, and several more, put on a committee of sorts to travel around for the next two years taking the conservative cause to the people in every state, at every level. Mix and match them in their appearances and have them go into areas with all kinds of demographics. Let's see how people react to them. At some point one or two of them will begin to stand out.

48 posted on 07/09/2009 12:13:32 PM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Palin/Robinson?


49 posted on 07/09/2009 12:13:37 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: Jim Robinson
Go Sarah!

Glad to see you are an impartial observer here. She has not even said she is running. My personal choice for a ticket would be Quayle/Palin, but that's just me.

50 posted on 07/09/2009 12:13:40 PM PDT by staytrue
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