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Sarah Palin endorses Star Parker for Congress
Star Parker for Congress ^ | June 17th, 2010 | Unknown

Posted on 06/17/2010 8:11:34 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

Palin on Star: She's a dynamic leader who is committed to building a more prosperous environment for the families in her district and ushering in positive change.

On June 17th, Sarah Palin, former Vice Presidential candidate, announced her endorsement for Star Parker for Congress. Below is her endorsement that she posted on her Facebook page:

I’m proud to endorse Star Parker for California’s 37th Congressional District. Star has an incredible story and a passionate commitment to her community and our great nation. Rising up from being a single mom on welfare, Star worked hard to build a non-profit network that seeks to reduce poverty and create a brighter future for America by promoting free market solutions and personal responsibility. There is no doubt that she will bring a new level of enthusiasm and energy to Washington for American values, limited government, and economic growth. She’s a dynamic leader who is committed to building a more prosperous environment for the families in her district and ushering in positive change. Please join me in supporting Star and her message of hope, opportunity, and self-reliance. Visit her website at www.StarParkerforCongress.com and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2010; congress; elections; palin; palinendorsements; parker; sarahpalin; starparker

1 posted on 06/17/2010 8:11:34 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

awesome! Star Parker would such a tremendous asset to the US Congress.


2 posted on 06/17/2010 8:12:41 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: SoConPubbie

Good. Go, Star!


3 posted on 06/17/2010 8:12:52 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: ilgipper

I see great things in Star. She is awesome and tells it like it is. Completely refreshing- and needed.


4 posted on 06/17/2010 8:13:47 PM PDT by rintense
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To: SoConPubbie

This is great!

While most of us here know her, outside conservative circles this’ll surely give her some needed exposure and support!


5 posted on 06/17/2010 8:14:47 PM PDT by digger48
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To: SoConPubbie
Star Parker


6 posted on 06/17/2010 8:15:25 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SoConPubbie

I didn’t even know Star Parker was running! She’s great! I hope she wins!


7 posted on 06/17/2010 8:16:21 PM PDT by USArmySpouse
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To: SoConPubbie

An 80% Obama district, good luck.


8 posted on 06/17/2010 8:21:09 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: SoConPubbie; All
If you can, please contribute to a Great Candidate, Star Parker!

She is fighting an uphill battle!

Go Here to contribute!
9 posted on 06/17/2010 8:21:35 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: USArmySpouse
Seven posts so far. All of them enthusiastically endorsing Star Parker for Congress.

Mine makes eight.

And this is supposed to be a conservative hate site full of misogynistic white males...?

10 posted on 06/17/2010 8:21:55 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: SoConPubbie

I am so glad to know she is running for congress. She seems like a super-smart woman with her feet on the ground.


11 posted on 06/17/2010 8:23:17 PM PDT by Thidwick
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To: SoConPubbie

yitbos

12 posted on 06/17/2010 8:24:03 PM PDT by bruinbirdman (GET RID OF REID ! !)
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To: SoConPubbie

Best of luck in your campaign, Star. I will donate to your campaign later this month.

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Political positions of Laura Richardson (D), the incumbent:

Iraq War

In 2003, Richardson said she believed weapons inspections in Iraq should have continued, and that she did not favor an invasion. She was asked by anti-war groups to support a Long Beach City Council resolution declaring the city’s opposition to the Iraq War. She did not support this resolution, but cosponsored a resolution declaring support for local members of the National Guard. Once hostilities began, she stated that it was important to support the troops. She argued that once Saddam Hussein was caught and executed, American troops should have come home. She supports a withdrawal plan beginning in six months, according to her mailers, which often contain pictures of former president George W. Bush with a slash mark through his image, indicating her opposition to Bush’s policies. She pledged to oppose any new spending for war in Iraq.

Same-sex marriage

She co-wrote the bill to legalize same-sex marriage in California.

Prisons

Richardson supported AB 900 to create 40,000 more prison beds in California at the cost of $7.4 billion dollars.

Environment

Richardson has faced some harsh scrutiny for not co-sponsoring Rep. Henry Waxman’s global warming legislation. As a result, Greenpeace has mounted a public awareness campaign about her position.[3]

Immigration

Richardson does not support building a border fence. She does support some path to citizenship for certain illegal immigrants.

2008 presidential race

Laura Richardson endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries, although her district voted for 54.2% to 43.5% in favor of Barack Obama[4].

FISA Amendments Act

Richardson voted in favor of a controversial update to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act on June 20, 2008. As part of the bill, telecommunications companies that have allegedly acted illegally in allowing the Bush Administration to spy on customers will be protected from prosecution. The administration’s surveillance of U.S. citizens and residents is part of the NSA warrantless surveillance controversy.


13 posted on 06/17/2010 8:31:48 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: bruinbirdman
CA-37: centered on Compton. A majority black district, represented by Laura Richardson, the babe whose had multiple foreclosures.

In 2008, Richardson won re-election by a 75-25 margin over an Independent. The GOP didn't even field a candidate.

Parker probably has no shot at winning -- which is a shame. But it's fun to dream.

14 posted on 06/17/2010 8:33:02 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: SoConPubbie

Love It!


15 posted on 06/17/2010 8:35:20 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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Star Parker philosophically seemed to be on the libertarian wing of the GOP a few years ago, but has moved more toward socially conservative viewpoints.


16 posted on 06/17/2010 8:38:24 PM PDT by red flanker
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To: okie01
"CA-37: centered on Compton."

She's got a pretty big chunk of Long Beach, too.

yitbos

17 posted on 06/17/2010 8:44:30 PM PDT by bruinbirdman (GET RID OF REID ! !)
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To: okie01
Hmmm, sounds like a black woman thinking outside the box ghetto. WHEN those captive to the Left finally get the nerve to leave the plantation there'll be hell to pay by democrats.

My version of the Constitution seems to reinforce individual rights by limiting government's role and makes no mention of plantations or other collective associations. It's my guess that that's why the Left ignores it.

They do so at their peril unless they feel they have the numbers to circumvent it. The 2nd ammendment guarantees that detours will only last so long before a 'correction' is made.

18 posted on 06/17/2010 8:49:38 PM PDT by budwiesest (It's that girl from Alaska, again.)
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To: SoConPubbie

But but but... the “tolerant” leftists all say Palin is a raaaacist! /sarc

- JP


19 posted on 06/17/2010 9:08:56 PM PDT by Josh Painter ("Every time a Democrat mocks Sarah Palin, an independent gets its wings." - JP)
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To: bruinbirdman

I had no idea where the 37th congressional district of California was until you posted that map. I grew up there.

Damn, she’s going to have an uphill battle in that place. It’s pure Obamaland. About as blue as it gets.

I love Star, and I hope like heck she can pull a rabbit out of a hat to win there.


20 posted on 06/17/2010 9:08:57 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SoConPubbie

I didn’t even know she was running. I’ve always enjoyed reading her columns.


21 posted on 06/17/2010 9:13:16 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: SoConPubbie

Oh yeah! she’s a straight shooter...we need more like her...


22 posted on 06/17/2010 9:21:42 PM PDT by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompitence..)
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To: bruinbirdman

That is one tough district. Go Star.


23 posted on 06/17/2010 9:23:21 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: SoConPubbie

Very interesting. She wrote an article that really steamed and surprised me some time ago, because prior to that I had enjoyed most all of her work. At this point I’ve gotta give her the benefit of 90+ % in agreement.

GO Star GO!


24 posted on 06/17/2010 9:27:58 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: ilgipper

DITTO! YOU GO STAR!!!


25 posted on 06/17/2010 9:44:44 PM PDT by montag813
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To: PGalt

Star needs our prayers and God’s protection. I can only imagine what the lamestream media has in store for her...


26 posted on 06/17/2010 9:50:14 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: ilgipper

I want her to give the keynote speech at the 2012 RNC convention before Palin receives the official nomination of the GOP.


27 posted on 06/17/2010 9:51:48 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: SoConPubbie

Love Star Parker!


28 posted on 06/17/2010 10:35:11 PM PDT by rbbeachkid (Get out of its way and small business can fix the economy.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Star has already put all the dirt out there—like her abortions.

She is the real deal.

BTW: Is her opponent white?


29 posted on 06/17/2010 10:58:38 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: eclecticEel

Somebody has to be the GOP candidate. I’m sure Star can debate rings around whoever the Rat is, but whether anyone there will listen... well let’s hope this Rat is as klutzy as Martha Coakley was in Assachusetts against Scott Brown.


30 posted on 06/17/2010 11:05:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Windflier

And if she does... do I see “Parker for President” in the near future?


31 posted on 06/17/2010 11:06:44 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck
And if she does... do I see “Parker for President” in the near future?

..... sigh ..... yeah, someone will just have to say it. They always do.

32 posted on 06/17/2010 11:21:08 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SoConPubbie

I seem to recall she used to live in San Clemente, which is down the coast in Orange County. GOP country.

She might not get through a primary in such a district, since there are strong GOP incumbents such places.

But strategically getting a “person of color” into Congress representing the GOP would give her a forum to demonstrate to blacks the other political philosophy.


33 posted on 06/17/2010 11:39:54 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: SoConPubbie

Star was an incredibly amazing KSFO talk show host. I hope she wins, but I wonder how come there are not more like her in Congress already— there should be.


34 posted on 06/18/2010 12:28:12 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Another sign that Palin’s running. Not that WE need reassuring...


35 posted on 06/18/2010 4:28:18 AM PDT by SarahPalinForPresident2012
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To: SoConPubbie

I’ve been watching Star Parker since the early 90’s when Rush Limbaugh interviewed her for the Limbaugh Letter. I expect great things.


36 posted on 06/18/2010 7:54:04 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (There is no "common good" which minimizes or sacrifices the individual. --Walter Scott Hudson)
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