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Palin becomes MoveOn target as SarahPAC cash haul surges
CNN ^ | July 14, 2009 | Rebecca Sinderbrand and Tracy Sabo

Posted on 07/14/2009 2:18:39 PM PDT by Al B.

(CNN) – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's political action committee is confirming a flood of new donations that push her cash haul close to the million-dollar mark, as one of the nation's largest liberal PACs announced an ad targeting the former GOP vice presidential candidate.

Palin spokeswoman Meg Stapleton confirmed a report in the Anchorage Daily News that more than $200,000 had poured into SarahPAC since Palin's announcement a week and a half ago that she would be leaving office by the end of the month.

Those funds, along with $732,867 received through June 30 according to federal campaign finance filings, leave the governor just shy of a million dollars in donations to date since SarahPAC's January launch.

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The news came as MoveOn.org began e-mailing members Tuesday, asking them to fund a rapid response ad blasting Palin's new Washington Post op-ed that criticized President Obama's position on "cap and trade" legislation — a major part of the administration's effort to overhaul the nation's energy policy.

The group said Palin was positioning herself as the face of conservative opposition to Obama's energy policy, telling supporters her op-ed was "a marvel of misinformation and outright lies."

The group has not yet said where the spot would air, or revealed the scope of any potential ad buy.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: 527groups; capandtrade; fundraising; moveon; moveonorg; moveonorgasm; moveonorgy; obama; palin; palin2012; pds; pms; sarahpac; sarahpalin; waronsarah
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1 posted on 07/14/2009 2:18:40 PM PDT by Al B.
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To: rabscuttle385; Abbeville Conservative; sleepwalker; Roses0508; feedback doctor; LibLieSlayer; ...
I guess the fight for the White House is on.

Palin PING!

Anyone on or off the Palin ping, write me.

2 posted on 07/14/2009 2:20:12 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Al B.

A liberal, giving money, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA this is too damn funny, liberals only know how to spend OTHER people’s money


3 posted on 07/14/2009 2:20:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

$oro$’ and taxpayers’ money will be used.


4 posted on 07/14/2009 2:21:53 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Al B.

But wait, rinos and rats were saying she was finished in politics.

Amazing the power of words. This is outright fear on the dem/lib side. Does anyone know if a similar tactic has been used against Romney? I remember a similar effort against Sanford, before he took a trip down south.


5 posted on 07/14/2009 2:22:11 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative (A Blue Dog Democrat is an oxyMoron!)
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To: Al B.

The news came as MoveOn.org began e-mailing members Tuesday, asking them to fund a rapid response ad blasting Palin’s new Washington Post op-ed that criticized President Obama’s position on “cap and trade” legislation

thank you moveon .org...
You going after Sarah Palin will just bring in more money to her and more support to her.
You people really are idiots...........
But hey thanks and keep on being idiots...


6 posted on 07/14/2009 2:23:23 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: SolidWood; redhead

I have no graphics for what I’m thinking; all I can say is: Sarah sure does scare a lot of wusses!!

This is going to be a lot of fun!


7 posted on 07/14/2009 2:23:45 PM PDT by Monkey Face (RUN, SARAH, RUN!)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Liberals are seriously mentally ill. They first claim Sarah is an “idiot” with no political future, but now they want to raise money to prove she is wrong. Why prove she is wrong if they have nothing to be afraid of. Ann Coulter was right when she said liberalism is a mental illness, these vile creatures are deranged


8 posted on 07/14/2009 2:24:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SolidWood
$oro$’ and taxpayers’ money will be used.

Can issue ads be funded by a leadership PAC like SarahPAC?

9 posted on 07/14/2009 2:25:27 PM PDT by Al B. (Dennis Miller on why he loves Sarah Palin: "She bugs all the right people")
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To: Al B.

Sarah is a GENIUS!


10 posted on 07/14/2009 2:25:29 PM PDT by Paradox (When the left have no one to villainize, they'll turn on each other.)
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To: Al B.

Let the games begin!


11 posted on 07/14/2009 2:25:55 PM PDT by Palladin (Let's help Sarah take back America!)
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To: Al B.

I bet Soros pants were in a wad when one of his benefactors, John McCain, picked Sarah as VP....could explain why McCain and his people are quick to throw Sarah under the bus....McCain needs more Soros money


12 posted on 07/14/2009 2:26:21 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (America First: A Globalist's Two Least Favorite Words)
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To: Al B.
her op-ed was "a marvel of misinformation and outright lies."

And, would you point out these lies for us?

her op-ed was "a marvel of misinformation and outright lies."

But, specifically, the lies..?

her op-ed was "a marvel of misinformation and outright lies."

I heard that but which parts were lies?

her op-ed was "a marvel of misinformation and outright lies."

13 posted on 07/14/2009 2:26:31 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Palin shrugged.)
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To: Al B.

The liberals are panicking at the sight of real Hope and Change.


14 posted on 07/14/2009 2:26:36 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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To: SolidWood

Soros is too busy funding Celtic Diva, Andree MacLoud, Shannyn Moore, and the others who are filing phony baloney ethics complaints against Sarah. Wow with someone who has “no political future” they sure have their panties in a knot over Sarah Palin don’t they


15 posted on 07/14/2009 2:26:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Al B.
I think so... not sure, but I guess yes.

If everyone and every interest group determined to oppose cap and trade, they would make Sarah their spokeswoman and buy her some ads to counter the crap.

16 posted on 07/14/2009 2:27:07 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Al B.
But I thought they said she was finished....

Guess they were wrong.

17 posted on 07/14/2009 2:27:35 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Al B.

What’s MoveOn so afraid of? According to liberals Sarah Palin is supposed to have destroyed herself by leaving her office as Gov. of Alaska.

Sniff! Sniff! Is that terror I smell? Sniff! Sniff! I think it is!


18 posted on 07/14/2009 2:27:53 PM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/music/Gloria+Jane)
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To: Al B.
Dear MoveOn.Orgasm:

Bring it on! Your crummy organization owns ObaMao and all the crap which goes along with it.

Your ads will help wake up our side and let our modern day Joan of Arc figuratively shoot and field dress you like a moose.

19 posted on 07/14/2009 2:28:20 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: Al B.

These leftist groups are like Nazis. They want to bully you into silence. I’ve seen them in action for the last forty years. Everyone who disagrees with them is supposed to shut up. Don’t do it.


20 posted on 07/14/2009 2:28:29 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: SolidWood

I’m thinking if she can run ads from SarahPAC and if she can get the funding...HELLO new & improved GOP! :)


21 posted on 07/14/2009 2:28:37 PM PDT by Al B. (Dennis Miller on why he loves Sarah Palin: "She bugs all the right people")
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To: GloriaJane

Sarah Palin..making liberals poo their pants since August 28th 2008


22 posted on 07/14/2009 2:28:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Al B.

It is not just communists that are typically PARANOID. Our brand of radical leftists are scared too — OF SARAH PALIN or anyone like her.

Patriotic Americans, who care about country-first, protecting our Constitution, preserving American freedoms and values are major threats to the despicable radical left fringe in this country. Hence they do the ONLY thing these losers can do: character assassinations, negativism, lies, distortions and personal family attacks. They really are sick.


23 posted on 07/14/2009 2:29:22 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Al B.
Folks this is why the establishment GOP pinheads HATE Sarah Palin. Several inside the beltway GOP politicians and educated economists have opined about the perils of Cap and Trade. The left barely blinked sending the signal that they don't matter. Yet Governor Palin writes an OP-ED and the same day gets slammed by online columnist and targeted by Moveon.org. The GOP wishes it had people with enough gravitas that the left actually worried about what the think.
24 posted on 07/14/2009 2:29:36 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (Proud Member of the DHS radical list since Jan 20, 2009)
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To: Al B.

Unfortunately, there will also be “bumps in the road” for Sarah Palin, after she fully endorses John McCain’s re-election to Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat in ‘10 as well as probably endorse other RINO candidates over their truly conservative opponents for a variety of political offices in ‘10 and beyond.


25 posted on 07/14/2009 2:30:14 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: Al B.
Ronald Reagan
Robert Bork
John Tower
Clarence Thomas
Newt Gingrich
Tom Delay
Dick Cheney
Rush Limbaugh
Sarah Palin

The fund-raising letter from MoveOn.org is boilerplate. Sarah joins an impressive list of people who get the libs blood boiling and serve as fund-raising fodder.

26 posted on 07/14/2009 2:31:47 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Bush was the dumbest sounding smart President, and Obama is the smartest sounding dumb President.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Keep dreaming. Care to bet on any of the crap you just spewed?


27 posted on 07/14/2009 2:32:09 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: GloriaJane

“What’s MoveOn so afraid of?”

They know the bogeyman that prime their donors.

Fear of Palin brings in more money than invoking Cheney or “Neo conservatives”


28 posted on 07/14/2009 2:33:12 PM PDT by Shermy (")
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Only a very small number of people actually will see the OP ED......When they start running the advertisement, folks will wonder what she said....They are just bringing attention to her article and..................................................................................................................................she wins.


29 posted on 07/14/2009 2:33:44 PM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: Al B.
If Palin is such a moron and inconsequential figure, why are the libs working OT to detroy her? If the libs truly believe the above, then wouldn't it be better to just shut up and let Palin fade into history? They are obviously terrified of this woman and what she represents. I hope Palin is up to the non-stop attacks.
30 posted on 07/14/2009 2:34:06 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (Imagining a world without DemocRats.)
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To: TexasNative2000

Beat me to it!


31 posted on 07/14/2009 2:34:22 PM PDT by Shermy (")
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To: Al B.
Sarah Palin
Fighting To Bring Back the America
Envisioned By Jefferson & Reagan


32 posted on 07/14/2009 2:34:25 PM PDT by jla
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To: SolidWood

I kind of like it. Puts her on some sort of level with Obama on the issue—and she’s got the more popular and defensible position.

Romney and the others didn’t want to take Obama on, so they don’t get the attention.


33 posted on 07/14/2009 2:35:11 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
I can understand that she would endorse McCain, as a sign of gratitude (he picked her after all).

But I can't see her endorsing other RINOs over true Conservatives. She has laid out her agenda of supporting candidates (not bound by party... so no RINOs) who support her vision of energy independence, national security and small government.

34 posted on 07/14/2009 2:35:11 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Al B.
What did Sozhenitsyn say something about you only have power over someone so long as you don't take everything from them. Maybe a little over dramatic, but Palin giving up her governor slot has no votes to lose anymore. Uh oh, she's loose! What do you do now Nazi George?
35 posted on 07/14/2009 2:35:33 PM PDT by throwback
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To: Abbeville Conservative

You beat me to it!

Be Ever Vigilant!

Go Sarah!


36 posted on 07/14/2009 2:35:57 PM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: Al B.

According to the left I thought she was done......snicker.....snicker.


37 posted on 07/14/2009 2:36:09 PM PDT by FreeSouthernAmerican (All we ask is to be let alone----Jefferson Davis)
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To: Al B.
"Palin is attacking Obama's clean energy jobs plan to keep us hooked on Big Oil and Coal. Her lies are a real threat because she gets lots of media attention. Can you chip in to run an ad to counter Palin's lies?"

HAHAHA! Can you say desperate?

38 posted on 07/14/2009 2:36:31 PM PDT by FreepShop1
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To: Major Matt Mason

They know she is not an idiot, that is what scares the crap out of them. They know Obama’s poll numbers are plummeting, they know that if Sarah is able to advance Conservatism they are FINISHED. We can take back the Senate and the White House. Look how hard the media worked to get Obama elected, they worked harder then anyone I have ever seen. Obama to them is Jimmy Carter x 50. If their agendas are not passed by 2012 and Sarah and Conservatism win, they know they will never have another opportunity to destroy America like they want to right now


39 posted on 07/14/2009 2:36:55 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Sarah has already mentioned that she fully supports McCain’s re-election in ‘10, but she hasn’t make it official yet. She may also support Charlie Crist over Marco Rubio. I really want to be wrong about these things!


40 posted on 07/14/2009 2:37:34 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: Al B.; Jim Robinson; All

on a related question, is there a FReepac?
thanks


41 posted on 07/14/2009 2:37:40 PM PDT by fortunate sun (What's fat, ugly, lives in Alaska and makes Grendel's mother smell like roses? Linda Kellen Biegel)
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To: Al B.
Can't be true. She resigned. Her career is over. The experts say she can't get the nomination in 2012. So there's just no way MoveOn.org would waste any time or money on such a nobody. Right? </sarcasm>
42 posted on 07/14/2009 2:38:05 PM PDT by sourcery (Obama Lied. The Economy Died!)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Well she will have to grease a few wheels, sure, but she will pick whatever candidates she feels are appropriate. Her conservatism won’t likely ever be in doubt.


43 posted on 07/14/2009 2:38:06 PM PDT by toddausauras
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To: Monkey Face

RATs and Independents turning on the Muslim Messiah; polls proving it.

Congress is ignoring the handwriting on the walls. Vote them out in 2010 and 2012.


44 posted on 07/14/2009 2:38:28 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

She never indicated she would support Floriday’s gay governor. A newspaper reported that a phone record showed they spoke. Who knows what that was about. Maybe she was giving him tips on wear to find good buys on women’s shoes and panties.


45 posted on 07/14/2009 2:41:02 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

First of all, you obviously have not read the newest developments involving Charlie Crist, he bashed her a few days ago, basically laughing at her, so Sarah won’t be supporting Charlie Crist, you can take that to the bank. As far as McCain goes, look, she will NEVER say anything bad about John McCain, why, because she feels gratitude towards him for selecting her, some may find fault with that but that is just the way it is. She has CLASS, something McCain does NOT have. I have not heard that she has endorsed him for 2010, she might say that she supports whatever he does, but I don’t see her getting involved in it. If she doesn’t endorse him the media will have a field day with that, if she does endorse him some here will be upset, it’s a no win situation


46 posted on 07/14/2009 2:41:25 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

She never indicated she would support Florida’s gay governor. A newspaper reported that a phone record showed they spoke. Who knows what that was about. Maybe she was giving him tips on wear to find good buys on women’s shoes and panties.


47 posted on 07/14/2009 2:41:24 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Endorsement of McCain would be a mistake, BUT I guess she feels a payback is necessary for propelling her to the position she finds herself in today. 1)Our leader (this is good) 2) the object of RINO and liberal scorn, because McCain and staff sabotaged her and us conservatives (this is bad). In the McCain primary I’ll voting for ABMc (anybody but McCain).


48 posted on 07/14/2009 2:41:33 PM PDT by Dream Warrior (Sarah Palin - the avenging angel.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Unfortunately, there will also be “bumps in the road” for Sarah Palin, after she fully endorses John McCain’s re-election to Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat in ‘10 .............


Endorsing McCain can be expected as he did help bring her to the national spotlight. Her PAC has already dropped $5,000 on the McCain senate race. But as to others, I’d wait and see who she may support.


49 posted on 07/14/2009 2:42:22 PM PDT by deport
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I wonder what MoveOn’s response will be when the Senate fails to pass Cap and Tax. If the House version had any political legs, the Senate would have passed it already. This is interesting. When this goes down in flames in the Senate as is expected, will Palin get blamed for it’s defeat? This could be a very shrewd move on Sarah’s part. She’ll ‘win’ on an issue that some Senators declared DOA weeks ago. Liberal heads will explode. This is gonna be fun...


50 posted on 07/14/2009 2:43:05 PM PDT by joejm65
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