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Sarah Palin's Triple Whammy: Chris Christie, Barack Obama and Bill O'Reilly
Politics Daily ^ | March 5, 2011 | Suzi Parker

Posted on 03/05/2011 2:18:34 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

In front of an Alaskan backdrop of mountains and a lake, Sarah Palin had a busy, busy night on television Friday. She found time to tweak a fellow Republican, dismiss the president, and scold a top rated Fox News talk show host.

Palin opened by questioning New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's toughness and attacking President Barack Obama for naivete. After that, she preached about cutting various government programs to Bill O'Reilly before telling him not to interrupt her. All in a night's work.

On America's Nightly Scoreboard, host David Asman informed Palin that Christie had told Fox Business News that he didn't see any politician as inspiring. "Do you?" Asman asked Palin.

"Heck yeah, I am so thankful for all these common sense conservative politicians to serve and cut for the right reasons," she said. "And with all due respect to Governor Christie, you know he has no choice but to cut budgets because he's broke, his state is broke. What courage really is, is in the face of having a surplus when you have opportunity to spend, spend, spend other people's money, and you still choose to rein in government to let the private sector soar."

Palin said as governor she trimmed Alaska's budget, although it had a surplus. She put a hiring freeze in place, reduced earmarks by 86 percent and vetoed the largest amounts of spending in the state's history, she said.

Without mentioning potential 2012 Republican candidates by name, Palin said, "I find inspiration in tea party patriots [and] those with common sense who aren't playing a lot of games."

On the same show, she said President Obama didn't understand the labor situation in Wisconsin because he is "so inexperienced in the private sector and in goverment, and in actually running anything and making any kind of budget."

She added that Obama has a "naive and destructive and terrifying anti-oil agenda" that "is going to bring our nation to our knees -- and his agenda must be stopped."

Wearing the same fleece and faux fur jacket, Palin appeared later on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" to discuss future plans for government entitlements such as Social Security. "Yeah, entitlement programs have to be reformed," she told the host. "They are going to eat our lunch. They will certainly consume our entire federal budget by 2035. unless we reform."

Palin cited Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's plan, "A Roadmap for American's Future" as one way restrain Social Security costs. She said his proposal "can nail it quite accurately, as when he talks about age 55 being a cut-off age" in the future for traditional Social Security payments.

Ryan's plan would preserve the existing Social Security program for those 55 or older but offer workers younger than 55 the option of investing more than one-third of their Social Security taxes in personal retirement accounts.

Palin chastised the hard-charging O'Reilly for interrupting her: "I really apologize that up here in Alaska we have this four-second delay so it's not an easy exchange to try and get my point across to you if you interrupt." O'Reilly let her make points on raising the retirement age and the possibility that safety net programs for the poor will have to be reduced.

"If we had a robust economy here and all across the country then we wouldn't have to be looking at these insolvent entitlement programs that, yeah, when we start pulling the plug on some of them there is going to be a shared burden across the country," she said.

Watch Palin's interview on budget-cutting.

(VIDEO AT LINK)


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; billoreilly; bor; chrischristie; freepressforpalin; hightechstoning; iquitarod; morepettycrap; obama; palin; paulryan; quitter; sarahpalin; snarky; socialsecurity; taxes; tedbaxter
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Ted Baxter isn't very friendly to her, anyhow, so no great loss. He's been cuddling up to Mr. Obama for some time now.
1 posted on 03/05/2011 2:18:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If one can be judged by one’s enemies, Sarah is cool.


2 posted on 03/05/2011 2:21:12 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"I find inspiration in tea party patriots [and] those with common sense who aren't playing a lot of games."

Well; that's the case here on FR with SOME, who play the games and continuously post any fishwrapper/pundit/wannabe articles derogatory to Palin.

In fact: "pissant.....pick up the House Phone....."

3 posted on 03/05/2011 2:23:40 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: traditional1

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4 posted on 03/05/2011 2:24:10 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Three henpecked men picking on a Mama Grizzly!

ha ha ha ha ha ha


5 posted on 03/05/2011 2:29:07 PM PST by Carley (WISCONSIN STREET NO DIFFERENT THAN THE ARAB STREET. UGLY AND VIOLENT)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"I really apologize that up here in Alaska we have this four-second delay so it's not an easy exchange to try and get my point across to you if you interrupt."

6 posted on 03/05/2011 2:32:05 PM PST by McGruff (Is it time to Drill Baby Drill yet?)
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To: traditional1

“</i>”

You didn’t have to do that, did you? Do the html flags carry from one post to the next?


7 posted on 03/05/2011 2:35:28 PM PST by eCSMaster (2012 - End of an error)
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To: Carley

This was great SARAH!! Tremendous giveback to the putzes.


8 posted on 03/05/2011 2:35:54 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I watched O'really just for her interview. She smacked him good, and blew right past him. She told it like it is, and made it clear what the future could be under President Palin.

Click to learn more about her...

Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

9 posted on 03/05/2011 2:37:28 PM PST by WVKayaker ("When Sarah Palin speaks, people listen!" - EF Hutton)
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To: gorush

That’s our girl!


10 posted on 03/05/2011 2:38:37 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: McGruff

It was lovely....:)


11 posted on 03/05/2011 2:40:13 PM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If O’Blowhard wasn’t constantly interrupting and talking over her, she would be the first one!

With or without a 4-second delay.

And I guess I didn’t really see that as any kind of jab at Christie either.


12 posted on 03/05/2011 2:40:40 PM PST by digger48
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To: McGruff
Palin’s smack-down of BORe was priceless.
13 posted on 03/05/2011 2:41:16 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: gorush

She’s not cool, she’s a loser, politically speaking.


14 posted on 03/05/2011 2:41:54 PM PST by unique
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Palin chastised the hard-charging horse's a$$ O'Reilly for interrupting her:

Needed fixin'.

15 posted on 03/05/2011 2:43:45 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("It's hard to take the president seriously." - Jim DeMint)
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To: eCSMaster
I'm not sure, but I know that I forgot it in the first post.

I've seen times where somebody put a GIANT font in their post and left it there accidentally, and we'd have 2 dozen subsequent posts trying to end it.

16 posted on 03/05/2011 2:43:45 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: eCSMaster

They used to. People who would forget to close their HTML tags would cause havoc on some of the threads in years gone by.


17 posted on 03/05/2011 2:45:12 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("It's hard to take the president seriously." - Jim DeMint)
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To: eCSMaster

They use to, eons ago.


18 posted on 03/05/2011 2:46:15 PM PST by boomop1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Two outa three have ZERO credibility, so I’d just move along.


19 posted on 03/05/2011 2:49:06 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In sports that would be a trifecta. Three for one. Hahahaha. Go Sarah go.


20 posted on 03/05/2011 2:49:06 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like Sarah but I’ll hold my vote ‘til she defines her “Path to Citizenship”.


21 posted on 03/05/2011 2:50:27 PM PST by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama, then try him for treason.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Palin O'Reilly
22 posted on 03/05/2011 2:52:01 PM PST by Donald Rumsfeld Fan (Sarah Palin....The Thrilla from Wasilla)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Chris Christie, Barack Obama and Bill O'Reilly

Moe, Larry and Curly?

23 posted on 03/05/2011 2:53:23 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Christie say anything about Palin that warranted the cheap shot she took at him?


24 posted on 03/05/2011 2:53:57 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ah, so many targets for the cluebat. So little time.


25 posted on 03/05/2011 2:54:49 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: BOOM. Taste My Cluebat!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah did very well in her interviews yesterday. She’s looking more presidential all the time. Well done.


26 posted on 03/05/2011 2:57:24 PM PST by patriot preacher
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To: Pan_Yan

Yes he did.

Christie: Palin needs ‘unscripted moments’ to prove she’s serious
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2681028/posts


27 posted on 03/05/2011 2:58:50 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ted is a Buffoon.


28 posted on 03/05/2011 3:00:43 PM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: unique
She’s not cool, she’s a loser,

You are on the wrong website.

29 posted on 03/05/2011 3:02:26 PM PST by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Sk.)
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To: Pan_Yan
Christie has been taking cheap shots at Palin since he gained national recognition. Palin is a conservative; Christie isn't.
30 posted on 03/05/2011 3:03:37 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin’s response to the Mssrs.:

Reg $3.44 Mid $3.64 Prem $3.74;

What are you going to do about it ?


31 posted on 03/05/2011 3:03:42 PM PST by gusopol3
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To: Colonel_Flagg
People who would forget to close their HTML tags would cause havoc on some of the threads in years gone by.

Those were some funny threads. Italians OFF!

32 posted on 03/05/2011 3:04:26 PM PST by truthkeeper ( Life is a pre-existing condition - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: McGruff

YES... that was beautiful and it immediately shut that rude jerk down.


33 posted on 03/05/2011 3:04:38 PM PST by Gator113 (I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Gator113

Glad to see her FINALLY smack BOR down.

He has been rude and interrupting to her since she started at Fox.


34 posted on 03/05/2011 3:14:17 PM PST by rbmillerjr (I will not, under any circumstances, vote for Mitt Romney....none.)
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To: unique
She’s not cool, she’s a loser, politically speaking.

Instead of just trolling from one Palin thread to the next, throwing lefty-sounding bombs (then off to another one)... why not promote your guy/girl.
35 posted on 03/05/2011 3:15:55 PM PST by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: unique

Areo Fritto! Looser!


36 posted on 03/05/2011 3:16:06 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Greatest President :George W. Bush!!)
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To: johncocktoasten; Maine Mariner; Candor7; FlashBack; athelass; Tina Grazier; acapesket; exit82; ...
(((((PING)))))
37 posted on 03/05/2011 3:17:42 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She took this interview out of the park. She kicked butt on every level outlined in the post.

I love this woman. I want her to run and when she does she will have my support through money, talking to my neighbors and most importantly she has my vote.


38 posted on 03/05/2011 3:21:11 PM PST by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah has no problem standing her ground with ANY OF THEM...she runs circles around them all. I am happy to see her now calling Christie what he is...a fake republican...stopping BOR’s big mouth...now it is time for her to go after NEWT...another big fat RINO...


39 posted on 03/05/2011 3:24:38 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: traditional1

Pissant’s day will come 11/2012 when he has to vote either Palin or Bambi. HAHAHAHA ... Let’s all remember him that day.


40 posted on 03/05/2011 3:25:05 PM PST by libbylu
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

thanks for the ping!


41 posted on 03/05/2011 3:28:30 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta (p)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Barry, Sarah already knows whose ass to kick. That was a Palin triple.


42 posted on 03/05/2011 3:29:05 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: unique
She’s not cool, she’s a loser, politically speaking.

That's your opinion.

43 posted on 03/05/2011 3:30:30 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta (p)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ted Baxter isn't very friendly to her, anyhow, so no great loss. He's been cuddling up to Mr. Obama for some time now
I think BOR has a Chrissy-sized tingle up his leg every time he sees/hears The One.
44 posted on 03/05/2011 3:31:06 PM PST by samtheman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who loves ya baby?

(wardaddy when u give em hell ma’am)


45 posted on 03/05/2011 3:31:36 PM PST by wardaddy (FUHB)
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To: All

How anyone can consider themselves a conservative and love this country find anything negative about Sarah Palin astonishes me.

Run Sarah Run
Go Sarah Go
Win Sarah Win
Drill baby drill


46 posted on 03/05/2011 3:32:33 PM PST by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: ReneeLynn
Hey Barry, Sarah already knows whose ass to kick. That was a Palin triple.

Heck, I would give her a quadruple.
The PDS'ers around here have really been out of sorts (Extra, extra nutty), since her appearance on BOR :^)

47 posted on 03/05/2011 3:36:37 PM PST by The Cajun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

O’rielly hard on Sarah soft on zero, keep up the good work


48 posted on 03/05/2011 3:37:08 PM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I watched Sarah Palin on the O’Reilly interview and was very pleased. She not only shut O’Reilly up for a few minutes (a rare feat worthy of acclaim) but made some good points. Her comments about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were factual and because he is no conservative and has made condescending remarks about Palin, her comments were well deserved, in my opinion. Sarah Palin is always interesting and doesn’t change her views to suit a particular audience. She is ‘authentic’ in a positive way. Sarah Palin remains my choice as the Republican presidential nominee in 2012. Others may disagree but in my opinion, we need her. Most of the ‘contenders’ for the GOP nomination are political re-treads that leave me cold. Good on one or two issues but otherwise, RINOs. Sarah Palin is no RINO. Not ‘perfect’ but certainly a true conservative with brains and guts who hasn’t been intimidated by the leftist media onslaught against her. That matters to me. The other wannabes don’t impress. Palin does.


49 posted on 03/05/2011 3:37:30 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: The Cajun

She could sneeze and they’d be out of sorts. ;)


50 posted on 03/05/2011 3:39:51 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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