Skip to comments.The best Quote Tonight from Gov. Sarah Palin at the CSU-Stanislaus dinner
Posted on 06/25/2010 9:34:39 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
"The Declaration of Independence was the Declaration of Responsibility too." - Sarah Palin
Good grief. That’s throw away fluff.
Until you can say you’ve done as much to protect and defend our rights and freedoms as she or her son (who’s in the military) have...then I suggest you garner up some sense of decency and at least appreciate the simple yet profound wisdom she offers...regardless of whether you ever vote for her or not.
Hunter gave a speech too. Standing room only full of crickets.
Yeah. I wish all conservatives could be considered “profound” for uttering such inanities.
Well, it was good enough for a survivor of a Nazi death camp who became one of the greatest psychoanalysts in the world, so I guess Sarah thought it might be a tad more important than you do.
Viktor E. Frankl, M.D., Ph.D., Viennna, Austria, 1905-1997, was a celebrated neurologist and psychiatrist, and author of 32 books. Some forty years ago in his national best selling book Mans Search for Meaning, Dr. Frankl advanced the idea that to have freedom endure, liberty must be joined with responsibility. To that end, he proposed that the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast.
you’re right... there was a much better quote today:
“All Americans should get tested for HIV”
“American will no longer be the leading world economy”
those are so much better
Oprah is watched by millions each day too.
It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." ~ Theodore Roosevelt
LOL. NOW THAT is the way to compare. Yes. It’s pathetic what we have infesting the Whitehouse now.
And to be fair to Palin, I’m sure she really did have some keeper lines in her speech. She usually does.
Hmmmm. So do you think that Palin reads Frankl, or that she has a speechwriter that does?
Or is she as great a philosopher of the human spirit, a genius who passed through Hitler’s death camps?
Uh huh? Still waiting for the fart sniffers to post an article on DeMint or Barbour or any of the potential rivals. Instead, we get threads like this and those from SE OHIO Young Cofused Conservative guy.
No...He/she is saying that the quote by Palin isn’t some fluff saying.....somebody of great importance believed the same thing as well
Isn’t TR the guy who broke up the trusts and created the system of national parks? Not every FRiend will agree with the actions, or be swayed by the arguments of a man acted thus.
You not only insult Sarah, you insult Frankl.
Frankl's work largely involved people learning to overcome the effects of poisonous mental and emotional attacks precisely like those embodies in your "questions."
LOL, I really have to thank you - you couldn't have possibly illustrated the viciousness of what Frankl taught people to understand and heal from any better!
You'd love it if DH got this kind of attention and you know it.
Okay. Let’s say I grant you accuracy. Can you please teach me exactly what you are talking about?
You'll "grant" me accuracy?
LOL - don't strain yourself.
No, I can't teach you anything - because you already know what I'm talking about. Go play somewhere else.
Great minds think alike.
Did that ever occur to you?
I mean, c’mon. Even real Palin fans have to cringe at some of these. You might want to check your side for saboteurs. LOL
Yeah, that’s not nearly as profound as “Yes we can!”
Si, se puede!
I would share your initial opinion except I don't know of any politician whose speeches interest me that much. I don't think what she does with these speeches is engage on some policy-wonk level. I think she's doing what Hillary Clinton's "listening tour" did. Remember how we all laughed at that? Did a helluva lot of good. Palin and her staff know that she doesn't have to get out there and be deep; her fans don't need it, and the unconverted don't want it. They want something simple to take away from her appearances, and it seems she's trying to do that. Makes sense all around.
samaged = damaged
Too much fluff.
The MSM damages themselves by their continued attack on her.
By the time 2011 rolls around, the public will be tired of the constant media attacks that they will no longer have an affect.
They’ve already lost their effectiveness and have made the media a pathetic parody of themselves.
Sniping about what someone wears or other trivial things doesn’t matter.
The MSM continues to lie while Palin continues to preach truth.
Truth will eventually win out.
It always does.
Palin is a lot smarter than most people will ever know.
It’s not the MSM arrows or the speeches or platitudes or anything else. All that is normal politics.
It’s the worshipping freepers starting inane vanity threads like this. And the ensuing ankle biting when people point that out.
Not even close.
No one here is doing that.
You want worshiping, go read a DU thread about Obama and how their legs get all tingly when he talks.
Let the media continue to throw their pebbles and their petty little snipes and spread their rumors.
The truth will win out and the lies will crumble under the weight of truth.
Imagine 2 years from now, Obama making excuses and blaming his predecessor for his failures while Palin stays on message.
Who wins that one?
Not even on MSNBC
Thanks. But I’ve listened to too many of them lately. I’m on hiatus for a few months.
So are they ( the best days) behind us?
They may well be, hard to make a campaign out of that.
What meat would you feed the masses? We’re tired of cotton candy.
How do we win against satan’s minions?
I was simply asking what Talisker thought that reason for the similarity was.
I'm surprised they let her speak.
We can hope, but that's no necessarily the case. But I've learned through experience not to discuss this matter in depth on FR.
I've been called a hater here, so I'm no worshipping FReeper, but if you can't see the wave of venom spewed over Palin, you're really not paying attention. All this time after the election, and which of the former candidates are they STILL going on and on and on about?
You have the right to not care for Palin, of course, but you really think she's been treated just like every other politician? Come on.
The reason I ask is simple: the truth is often mistaken as something too complicated for the masses to understand. Better left to 'wise latinas', in other words.
An example: Suppose you buy a truck from me but aren't thrilled with the tires, and I agree to replace any tire that fails after a hundred miles. You come back after fifty miles with a flat but my lawyer hears of this and decides to take it to the Supreme Court where everything from how you drive to what you were driving on comes into question- even though we had an agreement.
This is where we (The People) are with our government- they simply are not honoring 'the agreement' and we find ourselves, today, being led by one of the biggest liars ever elected to President. An educated liar. He can agree to anything, yet when he fails to uphold his part, he can tell you to get lost.
As a fervent supporter of the 2nd ammendment, it sickens me to think that almost half of the judges on the Supreme Court would ban guns altogether if they could. And these are scholarly people with degrees to prove it. Their problem is that a very simple truth stares them in the face and they refuse to/can't see it.
In Mrs. Palin's world, I would have bought you a replacement tire yesterday because I said I would. It's refreshing to have someone in public who isn't afraid to stand for truth rather than lie and obfuscate what is otherwise very straight forward.
On national security, on the economy, and on energy in particular, her vision of what would be good for America rings true to me. I resent being lied to about wind, solar, and Green energy in general, or being told we're in a recovery with 10+% unemployed, and that shutting down oil rigs in the gulf for six months helps us how?
Sarah may seem too simple for those with a palate accustomed to the varied and complex politicians we've been so fortunate to sample over the years. What's coming from the White House these days resembles vinegar more than a fine zinfandel. If we're lucky, by 2012 we'll all be riding in the back of a pickup truck heading out of Oklahoma in Grapes of Wrath II. If not, we'll be hitch-hiking.
You guys need to learn that Pissant trolls through the Sarah Thread posting inannities, not necessarily because he believes everything he posts, but because he is trying to yank your chain.
Just ignore him, he’ll probably shrivel up and blow away if he doesn’t get any attention.
Victor Frankl was one of the great and incisive minds of the 20th century. I have heard him quoted often by real scholars. The fact that some ignoramuses don’t recognize wisdom does not make it less so.
I still stand by what I said...and he wasn’t attacking her so much as he was attacking the important statement Palin made about freedom coming with responsibility.
A mother of a US Soldier at the very least deserves some basic respect.
Sorry, I was being tongue in cheek there........
“Hunter” .. WHO ..??
This should be carved into Mt. Rushmore.
The Declaration asserts self-evident truth. It asserts the equality of all men before the One Who created them. It asserts that our God-given rights, specifically the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, are unalienable. And it asserts that the reason for the existence of human government is to protect those rights.
Which, taken with the simple straightforward words of our Constitution, means that every officer of government in America, in every branch, and at every level, has a sworn duty to protect those rights.
Which flies in the face of Mrs. Palin's claim that abortion should be "left up to the states."
Yes, implicit in the Declaration of Independence is the concept of responsibility. She's right. But her stated position on abortion runs one hundred and eighty degrees out of phase with her own statement.
To me a “worshipping FReeper” is someone who posts every interview Duncan Hunter has with a 600 watt dawn to dusk AM radio station.
Pissant - if you're running out of losers to support (DeVore, Vander Plaats, Barrett, etc.), I'd like to suggest you consider Ovide Lamontagne of New Hampshire - lackluster candidate, lousy personality, running against a woman and at 9% in the polls - your kind of candidate.
“the losers I support”
You mean like Tim Lee? Ken Buck? Steve King? Michele Bachmann? Sharron Angle? Clint Didier? JD Hayworth? Jesse Kelly? Nick Popaditch?
Or did you mean open borders scumbags, like your heroes Carly Fiorina, John McCain, and Rick Perry?
Should be said over and over for the learning impaired.
Kinda like Duncan Jr. saying the military is at odds with Obama? Because that was sheer genius. *rolls eyes*
You forgot to mention your boy Hunter pretty much endorsed Meg Whittman.