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Sarah Palin hints support for 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal
Politico ^ | 1/4/10 | Andy Barr

Posted on 01/04/2011 10:33:12 AM PST by pissant

Former Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin – whose lips have been sealed about the recent repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” – is now hinting that she supports the move.

Palin has not spoken publicly about the end of the ban on gays serving openly in the military, but she appeared to show support for the change via a retweet on Monday night of a gay conservative radio host.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: dadt; dontaskdonttell; falconpartyof1; freepressforpalin; fwiwpds; homos; palin; palin4romney; pissant4obama; pissant4rinos; sarahpalin; tammybruce; twitter
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Well, she's gonna have to do some more fancy tapdancing on this.
1 posted on 01/04/2011 10:33:16 AM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

Sarah Palin Re-Tweets in Support of Gays

http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/01/sarah-palin-re-tweets-in-support-of-gays.html

Palin retweet could mean support for ‘Don’t ask’ repeal

http://thehill.com/blogs/twitter-room/other-news/135863-palin-retweet-could-mean-support-for-dont-ask-repeal


2 posted on 01/04/2011 10:35:52 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

On the other-hand maybe she don’t support it..


3 posted on 01/04/2011 10:36:15 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: pissant

Geez maybe she ought not run because she cant win? Why should anyone run no one is going to beat Obama cause R’s and conservatives have already beat the shit out of each other. Brilliant.


4 posted on 01/04/2011 10:38:10 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: hosepipe

Last year, she said “not right now” that there are more important things to do. SO she’s more than a bit squishy on this.


5 posted on 01/04/2011 10:38:52 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

she ought to stay out of it

If she becomes CinC she can make an informed opinion and go with the recommendations of her military commanders


6 posted on 01/04/2011 10:39:16 AM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: pissant
Yes, pissant, she CAN dance. On free markets, energy independence, states rights, 2nd amendment and abortion she is A+, 10. On minor issues that I may or not agree with her on...smudges on a mirror. But I can see Sarah...and what I see, I like.
7 posted on 01/04/2011 10:39:17 AM PST by JPG (YES SHE CAN!)
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To: pissant

Who give a crap. While the Country goes into a communists dictatorship with extremely limited freedom and we are stuck on this?


8 posted on 01/04/2011 10:39:32 AM PST by Logical me
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To: pissant

Yeah.....so she retweet a Tammy Bruce tweet conversation about Palin being attack and so that means that she is against DADT? And btw you already posted this twice before troll


9 posted on 01/04/2011 10:39:51 AM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: pissant

maybe she just shouldn’t ask or tell what she thinks


10 posted on 01/04/2011 10:41:30 AM PST by bigbob (.)
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To: JPG

Somebody, right here on FR, I believe, said she is in favor of cap and trade. Is this true? Have not been able to verify.


11 posted on 01/04/2011 10:42:07 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Bigtigermike

You are delusional. Bruce’s post was specifically about DADT.


12 posted on 01/04/2011 10:42:17 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Bigtigermike
How many times does a pissant troll have to post the same material?

I mean he already sounded like a broken record, but now it isn't even variations on a theme, just the same thing three times in a row.

13 posted on 01/04/2011 10:42:31 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: JPG

Smudges on the mirror? Like LOST, Amnesty, DADT repeal, TARP, Title Ix, Carbon caps, and $300B homeowners bailouts?


14 posted on 01/04/2011 10:44:02 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Logical me

This is all about the communists dicktatorship because it’s all about making us neel daown before the the homos.


15 posted on 01/04/2011 10:45:59 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: pissant
GOOD! This just makes her more electable!

(I just love messing with the misogynist.)

Since when do we believe the Politico and twitter as a source for ANYTHING?

16 posted on 01/04/2011 10:46:32 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: Logical me

I predict that little by little, fewer people will volunteer for service in the armed forces until one day, the military draft will be reinstituted just in time to fight the next major war. The tech-savviest of us will be highest in demand but political correctness will still represent a general hinderance, if not the single most
limiting set of factors in the successful prosecution of any war we ought to be engaged in.


17 posted on 01/04/2011 10:48:01 AM PST by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: backwoods-engineer

I don’t. I read both Bruce’s and Palin’s tweet pages


18 posted on 01/04/2011 10:48:05 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
I don’t. I read both Bruce’s and Palin’s tweet pages

Which doesn't do us much good as you repeatedly demonstrate that comprehension is not one of your strong suits...

19 posted on 01/04/2011 10:50:55 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (I am proclaiming 2011 as the year of ME!)
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To: pissant

Yes.....she was talking about DADT because some were pointing to a bashing Sarah as being extreme anti gay.....get a life misogynist!


20 posted on 01/04/2011 10:52:10 AM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Well, it won’t be long before the cultists are marveling at the bravery of Palin’s position, I’m sure.


21 posted on 01/04/2011 10:52:10 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I’m sure the feds pay a team to monitor Palin’s tweets 24/7/364. (They’re off on President’s Day.) And this is paid by the tax payer.

CNN and MSNBC pays a team but it’s paid for with ad revenue. Come to think about it, the feds may not need a team. CNN and MSNBC simply reports to the WH any tweets they think is important.


22 posted on 01/04/2011 10:53:51 AM PST by Terry Mross ( Time for a true conservative third party.)
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To: pissant

I’m not looking for, nor do I expect to find, perfection. So far, Sarah is the best I’ve seen. She has a solid core...things you list are smudges on a mirror or bumps in the road to me. She loves America and will adapt and adjust her positions as more information is available to her. Bottom line, I trust her judgement and intentions for our country. A mistake is only that if it remains uncorrected.


23 posted on 01/04/2011 10:55:30 AM PST by JPG (YES SHE CAN!)
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To: JPG
Or how Sarah Palin supported the bailouts, believes in global warming, hems and haws on DADT and may be pro-amnesty for illegals.

Palin is miles ahead of Huckabee/Romney/Gingrich. But I'd take someone like Jim DeMint over her every day of the week and twice on Sunday.

24 posted on 01/04/2011 10:55:44 AM PST by speciallybland
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To: pissant

I suspect there are going to be a lot of posters who go into denial over Palin’s position on gays. I can’t imagine anyone here starting to call her a RINO but stranger things have happened.


26 posted on 01/04/2011 10:58:15 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: JPG; pissant

This isn’t a minor issue any more than abortion is a minor issue. I also don’t see the evidence that she is as terrific on the other issues as you seem to think. Please understand that I don’t think she is bad on the issues you cite, but regarding free markets, Ron Paul she isn’t (remember we aren’t talking foreign policy here and I am not endosing RP, who voted to repeal DADT. I am only pointing that the only A+ that comes readily to mind on free markets is RP).

I’d much rather see DeMint or Pence as the nominee.


27 posted on 01/04/2011 10:58:34 AM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Doctor 2Brains

My God, does anyone here know how to use a search engine?

The ‘Cap And Tax’ Dead End (Excerpt)
By Sarah Palin
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

There is no shortage of threats to our economy. America’s unemployment rate recently hit its highest mark in more than 25 years and is expected to continue climbing. Worries are widespread that even when the economy finally rebounds, the recovery won’t bring jobs. Our nation’s debt is unsustainable, and the federal government’s reach into the private sector is unprecedented.

Unfortunately, many in the national media would rather focus on the personality-driven political gossip of the day than on the gravity of these challenges. So, at risk of disappointing the chattering class, let me make clear what is foremost on my mind and where my focus will be:

I am deeply concerned about President Obama’s cap-and-trade energy plan, and I believe it is an enormous threat to our economy. It would undermine our recovery over the short term and would inflict permanent damage.

American prosperity has always been driven by the steady supply of abundant, affordable energy. Particularly in Alaska, we understand the inherent link between energy and prosperity, energy and opportunity, and energy and security. Consequently, many of us in this huge, energy-rich state recognize that the president’s cap-and-trade energy tax would adversely affect every aspect of the U.S. economy...

[More]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/13/AR2009071302852.html

- JP


28 posted on 01/04/2011 10:58:57 AM PST by Josh Painter ("May we always be happy, and may our enemies know it." - Sarah Palin)
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To: pissant

And Jim Robinson patience will be tried and you will be gone soon enough, you and the falcon party


29 posted on 01/04/2011 10:59:54 AM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: pissant

Maybe if she retweets her retweet we will think she isn’t for DADT. LOL


30 posted on 01/04/2011 11:00:47 AM PST by dforest
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To: Josh Painter

Ahhh, thank you. That seems VERY clear. I try not to use search engines on topics which will deliver a billion hits. Overwhelms me, you know. Thanks again.


32 posted on 01/04/2011 11:02:16 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: pissant
[ Last year, she said “not right now” that there are more important things to do. SO she’s more than a bit squishy on this. ]

Your opinion of what, you think, she thinks is legal..
But may not be accurate.. until she "says it"..

I doubt that shes a jack-wagon... or Todd..

33 posted on 01/04/2011 11:03:45 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: indylindy

The old double negative, in reverse. Hmmm?


34 posted on 01/04/2011 11:03:45 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: speciallybland
Sarah Palin is a politician. Granted, I don't understand fully that mindset or why any sane individual would subject themselves to all the punishment that that entails..Exhibit A: Sarah Palin. However, Sarah is a wife, mother and good old USA citizen that has chosen to enter that arena. I trust her. She may be thinking..’If you want it done right you have to do it yourself.’ God bless her. She has my support because I believe that her talents are awesome and her motives are sincere. Plus, look at who the heck is leading us now! Hello, Havana.
35 posted on 01/04/2011 11:05:50 AM PST by JPG (YES SHE CAN!)
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To: pissant

My belief is that the current administration is going to use the military to bring in gay marriage by regulation, by manipulating the rules on military dependents. So this isn’t just about who gets to wear the uniform. I think this is a big deal.

Since she brought it up, she needs to clarify her views on it.


36 posted on 01/04/2011 11:06:01 AM PST by marron
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To: pissant

I could get used to this. Maybe she will try a triple lindy tweet next.

Thats one that is an affirmation of a noncommittal position.


37 posted on 01/04/2011 11:06:24 AM PST by dforest
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To: pissant
I don’t. I read both Bruce’s and Palin’s tweet pages

Aaaaaaand? Do you conclude that Politico's headline is justified?

I don't. My guess, knowing Palin from her previous works, is that she's saying, "I agree with Tammy that DADT is NOT a priority right now." Which, as a Christian conservative, I agree with. To everything, there is a season. Obamacare must go, now. Spending must be cut, now. Taxes must be lowered, now. No time to fool with penny-ante stuff like queers in the military.

38 posted on 01/04/2011 11:07:35 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: pissant

KNOCK IT OFF!


39 posted on 01/04/2011 11:14:11 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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To: achilles2000; pissant
This isn’t a minor issue any more than abortion is a minor issue.

So, let me try to grok this moral equivalency you've just set up: Sucking little babies' BRAINS in to the SINK is equivalent to allowing homosexuals who are ALREADY in the military to declare they're here and they're queer.

If that's what you think, you have lost your sense of moral proportion.

The problem was letting queers INTO THE MILITARY to start with! This DADT repeal is a _nothingburger_ compared to the THOUSANDS of babies who die every day in abortion clinics.

PRIORITIES. Having none is why the Republican party fails so often. The Dems have no problem with getting their agenda done incrementally, and prioritizing what they want first. But, no, Sarah Palin has to declare her FEALTY to do EVERYTHING at once, or she "supports DADT repeal". Give me a freaking break.

40 posted on 01/04/2011 11:14:46 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

i agree, the issue is settled for now....ive nvr heard sarah come out and say she is against, or ever was against DADT...but the tammy twitter shows she is agreeing, move on....IF SHE HASNT EXPLICITLY EXPRESSED SUPPORT AGAINST DADT, OR SHOWS PRO HOMOSEXUAL AGENDA, that is one thing, but merely agreeing to move on to more pressing issues makes more sense, hell bells....


41 posted on 01/04/2011 11:15:19 AM PST by raygunfan
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To: pissant

Gee Pisshole, you’re just as full of crap as Pollutico.


42 posted on 01/04/2011 11:17:01 AM PST by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
I suspect there are going to be a lot of posters who go into denial over Palin’s position on gays.

DENIAL? Over what "position?" What position has she stated "on gays?"

Innuendo like this is an enemy of the truth.

43 posted on 01/04/2011 11:19:18 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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Tammy Bruce, a Palin-friendly commentator who has interviewed the ex-governor, tweeted: “I’m focused on economic issues, and you may have noticed I was being quiet about DADT because that’s not our most pressing issue…But this hypocrisy is just truly too much. [Enough] already – the more someone complains about the homos the more we should look under their bed.”

Palin relayed the comment to her more than 350,000 followers without further explanation. A Palin spokesman did not respond to a request for additional comment.

Looks like someone is reading way more than is there to read!
44 posted on 01/04/2011 11:22:22 AM PST by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: editor-surveyor
Looks like someone is reading way more than is there to read!

That was my conclusion as well. Palin re-tweeted "without explanation" because she know we, her supporters, understand that she's agreeing with Tammy about priorities, and DADT un-repeal not being one.

45 posted on 01/04/2011 11:24:11 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

exactly, some innocuous post where palin supports her friend who disagrees with the hipocracy surrounding a currently, settled issue, on DADT...and so pissant decides to read into it and tries to blow it all out of porportion...

and all the sudden, some weak-kneed folks go even more wobbly...over nothing.....


46 posted on 01/04/2011 11:27:26 AM PST by raygunfan
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Palin was for carbon caps before she was against them. Read the transcript from the VP debate.


47 posted on 01/04/2011 11:28:21 AM PST by Padams
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To: marron

>> “Since she brought it up, she needs to clarify her views on it.” <<

.
She didn’t bring it up.

She passed on a comment of one of her most visible supporters.


48 posted on 01/04/2011 11:29:19 AM PST by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Logical me

remember, at this time, this site does not support any posts which speak favorably of gays in the military; several have been banned for posting articles suggesting that we need to stop being “stuck” on this.

So you should be cautious.


49 posted on 01/04/2011 11:31:56 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Padams

as has been pointed out numerous times, she was following the mccain platform, as the vp candidate, she wasnt supposed to voice her own views....


50 posted on 01/04/2011 11:32:29 AM PST by raygunfan
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