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Sarah Palin: Lisa, are you going to shut down my Facebook page for writing this? .
Sarah Palin via Facebook ^ | Friday, October 29, 2010 | Sarah Palin

Posted on 10/29/2010 9:20:04 PM PDT by kristinn

Yesterday, Lisa Murkowski’s hired guns threatened radio host Dan Fagan, and more importantly, the station that airs Fagan’s show, with legal action for allegedly illegal “electioneering.” The station, unlike Murkowski, who is flush with millions of dollars from vested corporate interests, does not have a budget for a legal defense. So it did what any small market station would do when threatened by Beltway lawyers charging $500 to $1000 an hour – they pulled Dan Fagan off the air.

Does all this sound heavy handed? It is. It is an interference with Dan Fagan’s constitutional right to free speech. It is also a shocking indictment against Lisa Murkowski. How low will she go to hold onto power? First, she gets the Division of Elections to change its write-in process – a process that Judge Pfiffner correctly determined had been in place without change for 50 years. She is accepting financial support from federal contractors, an act that is highly questionable and now pending before the FEC. And today, she played her last card. She made it clear that if you disagree with her and encourage others to exercise their civic rights, she’ll take you off the air.

The concept of “electioneering” involves several issues, but typically refers to campaigning at the polls, which is appropriately banned. Under federal law, it can also mean paying for advertising on broadcast media during a federal election cycle, and it requires disclosures if done by groups and corporations. Fagan used satire to mock Murkowski’s write-in efforts and encouraged Alaskan’s to run as write-in candidates. That is not illegal. That is free speech.

Individuals like Dan Fagan have a fundamental right to speak their minds without threats from the incumbent Senator from Alaska. It is hard to find a constitutional right Americans cherish more than the right to free speech. This was a right Joe Miller, as a decorated combat veteran – a tank commander tested in battle, was willing to die to defend. Dan Fagan has not always agreed with me, but I will gladly defend his right to speak freely on his radio show, which he has often used to criticize me. In fact, Fagan has actually used his radio show to attack and insult me, my husband, my children, and my family in just about every way possible. He was especially insulting to my son, who left for a war zone to defend Fagan’s right to attack our family. But when I was his governor, I never would have dreamed of threatening his right to free speech. I support him in this fight because this D.C. Beltway thuggery, as exemplified by Lisa Murkowski’s latest threat, is ruining our country. The powers that be want ordinary Americans to sit down and shut up and let the ruling class ride us right off the debt cliff we’re heading towards with Obama, Pelosi, and Reid steering the nation’s car. We can’t let them. Now is the time to put aside our past differences and stand up to the establishment powers.

This whole episode confirms again why we need to elect Joe Miller. Lisa, you can sue me if you want (you won’t be the first). But I will not be intimidated from speaking my mind. Your intimidation just empowered us liberty-loving Alaskans. Are you really that out of touch?

- Sarah Palin

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; danfagan; duplicate; elections; joemiller; lisamurkowski; obama; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 10/29/2010 9:20:07 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

That’s gonna leave a mark.


2 posted on 10/29/2010 9:21:29 PM PDT by 38special (Remember in November!)
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To: kristinn

Sarah hits it out of the park!


3 posted on 10/29/2010 9:22:11 PM PDT by hershey
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To: kristinn

Go Sarah!


4 posted on 10/29/2010 9:22:40 PM PDT by Ballygrl
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To: kristinn

“She just too divisive, let’s get Mitt Romney to run in 2012!” /s


5 posted on 10/29/2010 9:23:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: kristinn; BattleHymn; xzins; chickpundit; MissH; haircutter; diji; etabeta; gruffwolf; ...
Sarah Palin's Ping List

A nightstick the size of a telephone pole and the muscle to wield it effortlessly.



6 posted on 10/29/2010 9:23:56 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: kristinn

It is fun to watch her poke the hornets nest then spray them with raid.


7 posted on 10/29/2010 9:24:03 PM PDT by BRL
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To: kristinn

Principle over cronyism, and nicely stated.

This little episode should shave a couple of points off Senator Rinowski’s support.


8 posted on 10/29/2010 9:24:10 PM PDT by Interesting Times (SwiftVets.com. WinterSoldier.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: kristinn

Talk about pouring gasoline on a fire. By going after the radio station and talk host after the damage is done, makes her look like a Gestapo/Brownshirt/Marxist/Fascist/well, no expression encompasses it all. Maybe just call her a Liberal.


9 posted on 10/29/2010 9:24:10 PM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: kristinn

Sarah Palin ALWAYS gets it right.


10 posted on 10/29/2010 9:25:03 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: kristinn

Sarah is a piece of work! She sure does know how to resonate.


11 posted on 10/29/2010 9:25:39 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: kristinn

What a dilemma for Greta van Susteren. Her 2 heroes at war with each other. Who will she side with?


12 posted on 10/29/2010 9:26:33 PM PDT by MoonMullins
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To: onyx

Go ahead. Make my day.


13 posted on 10/29/2010 9:26:41 PM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: kristinn

Ka-BAM!


14 posted on 10/29/2010 9:26:41 PM PDT by Shelayne (He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly" Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! *Rev 22:20)
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To: kristinn

Lisa Murkowski is a b****. And, if she does win, I’m sure she will caucus with the Dems.


15 posted on 10/29/2010 9:28:14 PM PDT by no dems (DeMINT / PALIN 2012 or PALIN / DeMINT 2012.......Either is fine with me!)
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To: azishot

Lisa Murkowski really must be defeated.


16 posted on 10/29/2010 9:28:14 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: kristinn

Mama Grizzly is growling.

Sarah makes so much sense.


17 posted on 10/29/2010 9:29:09 PM PDT by BAW ("We can absorb a terrorist attack." - Pres Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: kristinn
So it did what any small market station would do when threatened by Beltway lawyers charging $500 to $1000 an hour – they pulled Dan Fagan off the air.

Well, that explains something. This afternoon I decided to find an Alaska radio station to try and get some more on the scene information about the senate race. I found KFQD 750 AM in Anchorage, and it looked like the Dan Fagan show starting at 5:00 CDT would be a good local show to check out.

So, I had the station up online when the show should have started this afternoon, and they announced that the Dan Fagan would not be heard today, and instead some CBS news wrap-up show would air. No further explanation was offered, so I just logged off that station.

Now I see what happened.

18 posted on 10/29/2010 9:29:23 PM PDT by Will88
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To: kristinn

Bump!


19 posted on 10/29/2010 9:30:03 PM PDT by GonzoII ("That they may be one...Father")
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To: kristinn

Right on, Sarah!


20 posted on 10/29/2010 9:30:38 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: onyx

Bump


21 posted on 10/29/2010 9:31:31 PM PDT by TheOldLady (The only way to run our country is conservatively.)
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To: JSDude1

Sarah Palin takes on a sitting US Senator.

I wonder who has more clout in Alaska. We’ll find out on Tuesday. If Miller prevails, he will owe Sarah big time.


22 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:02 PM PDT by techno
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To: onyx

She will be.


23 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:28 PM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: Will88

And where would we learn of these things but FR!


24 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:30 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Will88

Question, Will:

Will (no pun intended) this incident and the Supreme Court thugery, merely fire up the base, cause independents to realize how power-hungry/corrupt Murkowski is, and help Joe Miller?


25 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:43 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: kristinn

Wow. I mean WOW!!!!! Lisa is a thug, who knew? (Aside from everybody)


26 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:53 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: TheOldLady

Murkowski has to be defeated. She is out of control.


27 posted on 10/29/2010 9:33:59 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: no dems

“Lisa Murkowski is a b****. And, if she does win, I’m sure she will caucus with the Dems.”

As improbable as it is, I think she will figure out a way to Caucus, all right.


28 posted on 10/29/2010 9:35:07 PM PDT by jessduntno (9/24/10, FBI raids home of appropriately named AAAN leader Hatem Abudayyeh, a friend of Obama.)
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To: onyx

She certainly is a political thug. She’s unAmerican.


29 posted on 10/29/2010 9:35:40 PM PDT by TheOldLady (The only way to run our country is conservatively.)
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To: presently no screen name
And where would we learn of these things but FR!

Nowhere else.

30 posted on 10/29/2010 9:36:33 PM PDT by Will88
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To: onyx

Sarah is 100 percent right. This is another reason why Veruca Salt, I mean Lisa Murkowski MUST be defeated. She is basically Harry Reid with a dress on. I can’t stand Fagan, he is a jerk, but he has a right to free speech. I’ve never seen any Conservative ask for a liberal talk show to be pulled off the air, yet Murkowski thinks its in her power to get someone off the air who was just expressing his right to free speech. Hey Lisa, your daddy gave you the seat, you did NOT earn it. Can someone just throw out that spoiled brat already..what a disgrace she is


31 posted on 10/29/2010 9:37:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kristinn
The station, unlike Murkowski, who is flush with millions of dollars from vested corporate interests, does not have a budget for a legal defense. So it did what any small market station would do when threatened by Beltway lawyers charging $500 to $1000 an hour

Sarah-jitsu

32 posted on 10/29/2010 9:37:33 PM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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Wonder if some rich conservative person would be willing to contact that station and offer to provide legal services. That would be TERRIFIC!


33 posted on 10/29/2010 9:38:06 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: JSDude1
Will (no pun intended) this incident and the Supreme Court thugery, merely fire up the base, cause independents to realize how power-hungry/corrupt Murkowski is, and help Joe Miller?

I hope it will fire up the base, and also push any fence sitters to Miller's side. But I'm in the southeast and have no more feel for it than anyone else. That's why I was trying to listen to an Alaska station.

34 posted on 10/29/2010 9:38:56 PM PDT by Will88
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To: kristinn

Very stupid move on Princess Lisa’s part.


35 posted on 10/29/2010 9:39:25 PM PDT by freespirited (This tagline dedicated to the memory of John Armor, a/k/a Congressman Billybob.)
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To: no dems
I doubt it. If she caucuses with the Dim and they still hold the majority, she's going to be only one of them. With caucusing with the Republicans, she is hoping to be a 'queen maker' perhaps even more than the Maine twins.

Besides, the Republican Senators seemed to hold their attacks against her--bar some necessity to show that they're behind Miller--with an understanding that she'll still be one of them come January.

36 posted on 10/29/2010 9:39:50 PM PDT by paudio (The big difference between 2010 and 1994 is me - Barrack Hussein 0bama)
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To: Will88

And I learned from you (on FR) how the radio station handled it.

GO JOE MILLER - squash the maggot.


37 posted on 10/29/2010 9:41:32 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: BRL

She isn’t using Raid, she is using a flamethrower!


38 posted on 10/29/2010 9:42:07 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: kristinn

Time for that dumb broad (Lisa) to go !


39 posted on 10/29/2010 9:43:25 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Will88

yes, the anti-American anti-Freedom scumbag Lisa Murk. denied Fagan his freedom of expression and denied YOU and many others the freedom to hear him today.

Murk. needs to crash & burn on Tues., and then be run out of America.


40 posted on 10/29/2010 9:45:11 PM PDT by Enchante (De-fund the agitprop twits of NPR, PBS, and CPB now!!)
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To: kristinn

Sarah just keeps getting better and better.


41 posted on 10/29/2010 9:45:20 PM PDT by comps4spice (Obama is a clear and present danger.)
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To: kristinn

Thanks for the link.

The aspect missing from all of the analyses I’ve read thus far is the “living with it”. Even if murkowski were to win, she has so poisoned her environment that she could never be a player. I’m not saying that she was effective before but who would want to go anywhere near her now?

She is figuratively “dead man walking”.


42 posted on 10/29/2010 9:45:54 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
yet Murkowski thinks its in her power to get someone off the air who was just expressing his right to free speech

She learned from her leader, Barry - all the same character traits as Barry.
43 posted on 10/29/2010 9:46:06 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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Yep, which is exactly why I say that she is Harry Reid in a dress..she is a disgusting hag who got handed to her on a silver platter the Senate Seat from Daddy Warbucks..I can’t call Lisa a B*tch since according to Joyless Behar calling someone a b*tch is a term of endearment so I will just call Lisa a giant prick


44 posted on 10/29/2010 9:47:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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Cowski is a "b*tch" and a "hore".....but its okay because all my friends are b*tches and hores....lol....

believe me Cowski....its a term of "endearment"...

45 posted on 10/29/2010 9:47:56 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Well, in the last days before the primary Joe Miller WON, Fagan endorsed Joe Miller, so sore loser Murky was already mad at him.

She is a thug and must be removed from power by the good, common sense conservative voters in Alaska.

Murkowski is seriously deranged. This US Senate seat is not hers.


46 posted on 10/29/2010 9:48:14 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: kristinn

Spot on. Lisa must be taken down. Our rights and liberties are at stake.


47 posted on 10/29/2010 9:48:48 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: kristinn

WOW! Sarah is amazing. Instead of rejoicing that he is off the air, she sticks up for his rights. She sees the big picture.


48 posted on 10/29/2010 9:49:57 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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I actually can’t believe I’m defending Dan Fagan, who is a slimeball..damn, I feel dirty..Bob and Mark are rooting for Murkowski, Fagan is rooting for Miller, its a world gone mad


49 posted on 10/29/2010 9:50:07 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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oi, why she defending an anti-palin radio host right to free speech. Didn’t she know, only approved speech is allowed


50 posted on 10/29/2010 9:50:15 PM PDT by 4rcane
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