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Sarah Palin: Not being a candidate 'liberating'
Politico ^ | 2011-06-03 | Juana Summers

Posted on 06/03/2011 9:11:12 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

Coming off her week-long One Nation bus tour that was widely seen as a test-run for a presidential campaign, Sarah Palin says she’s starting to see that running for president might not be the best fit for her.

“Not only do I love my freedom of not having a title and being a declared candidate — that is liberating — I know you can make a difference as an individual,” she said. “Hopefully, I can inspire others to know that you don’t need a title. You don’t need to be in office to effect positive change.”

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1 posted on 06/03/2011 9:11:16 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385


LEADER OF THE PACK

2 posted on 06/03/2011 9:13:49 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Is she doesn’t run, who will we be left with?


3 posted on 06/03/2011 9:16:47 PM PDT by Celtic Cross (The brain is the weapon; everything else is just accessories. --FReeper Joe Brower)
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To: onyx

She’s keeping ‘em guessing, hehehe;)


4 posted on 06/03/2011 9:16:58 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: onyx
I get so tired of reading and listening to such freaking shallow people. Yeah, she loves all these things, but in the next breath will remind people that her favorite president is George Washington, the reluctant leader, the reluctant president.
5 posted on 06/03/2011 9:17:30 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: rabscuttle385
Sarah Louise Palin

Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama isn't!

66:12

6 posted on 06/03/2011 9:18:00 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: rabscuttle385

Another garbage article from a garbage website.

I watched the interview and NOTHING has changed in the Governor’s take. She has the same opinions now as before her first tour.

I really hate Politico. How are they any different from the Huff Post or DU?


7 posted on 06/03/2011 9:21:47 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: rabscuttle385

[Sarah Palin says she’s starting to see that running for president might not be the best fit for her. ]

She did not say that. She said what she said, which was that she was srill thinking and people would know in a few weeks.

It MIGHT NOT be the best fit, but then again, it MIGHT


8 posted on 06/03/2011 9:22:55 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (See my Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: DaxtonBrown

still


9 posted on 06/03/2011 9:23:46 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (See my Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: gov_bean_ counter; Frank_2001

politico and the NYT, will be the last to know her plans...lol.


10 posted on 06/03/2011 9:25:53 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

He might have been reluctant, but he did step up when he was needed.


11 posted on 06/03/2011 9:26:49 PM PDT by Krodg
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To: rabscuttle385; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; mkjessup; AuntB; EveningStar; Man50D; ...
Palin :“Not only do I love my freedom of not having a title and being a declared candidate — that is liberating — I know you can make a difference as an individual,” she said. “Hopefully, I can inspire others to know that you don’t need a title. You don’t need to be in office to effect positive change.

It shouldn't have taken a rocket scientist to figure this out, even before she said this. Every sign that the ‘ Palin 2012 campaign has long been underway” crowd has taken as proof since 2010 could also be evidence of the opposite that she wont run, which is what I always figured (since 2010) anyway.

I just hope in the end she endorses someone like Bachmann.

12 posted on 06/03/2011 9:27:55 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: Krodg

I believe she will as well...


13 posted on 06/03/2011 9:28:07 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: rabscuttle385

she better not start believing the lie that she can change things without a title or office. Thats too much wishful thinking. Nothing beats being in charge and actually implementing change. Has anything changed since 2010? Nothing


14 posted on 06/03/2011 9:28:22 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Rational Thought

It is like they reported every other word she spoke. Out of context I thought the media hated that.


15 posted on 06/03/2011 9:28:35 PM PDT by Brimack34 (Palin/West 2012 Let it be done)
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To: Rational Thought

It is like they reported every other word she spoke. Out of context I thought the media hated that.


16 posted on 06/03/2011 9:28:41 PM PDT by Brimack34 (Palin/West 2012 Let it be done)
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To: 4rcane

We managed to get 600+ gop into office, but nothing has changed without a proper leader


17 posted on 06/03/2011 9:30:03 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Impy; rabscuttle385
See : #12

Rabs found this article.

18 posted on 06/03/2011 9:31:56 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: sickoflibs

Obviously you didn’t even watch her entire interview! Sheesh! BTW how many times do we have to tell people that when asked about all of the potentials including Bachmann she said that none of them satisfied her! Sheesh!


19 posted on 06/03/2011 9:33:02 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: 4rcane

I think it is possible she is talking about grass roots activism. Encouraging people who have never been engaged in the process to get involved.


20 posted on 06/03/2011 9:33:28 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: sickoflibs
“I just hope in the end she endorses someone like Bachmann.”

I like Michele Bachmann. I stopped donating to her because I hate being hounded constantly for money.

Michele Bachmann has zero chance of being nominated much less elected. She is Sarah Palin without the political instinct or charisma.

21 posted on 06/03/2011 9:33:54 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Celtic Cross

Herman Cane, that’s who.

Not only would he be the first black Republican, he’d also be the first president named Herman. That’s gotta count for something.

There’s plenty that she could do that doesn’t require an elected office.

For example, there isn’t a tea party leader yet.


22 posted on 06/03/2011 9:34:15 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: gov_bean_ counter

What have you accomplished in your life that makes you (seem) so arrogant?


23 posted on 06/03/2011 9:38:47 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: bwc2221
In terms of legislative effectiveness, Representative Bachmann got out of her depth when she left state government. People need to look at her legislative history on Thomas or her own website. It is terribly thin. She has been turned away for all leadership positions and hasn't played a visible roll on any committees.

She really needs to focus on her reelection to her House seat.

24 posted on 06/03/2011 9:39:09 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: rabscuttle385
The only problem is nothing coming along the GOP line have even close to the guts that Sarah Palin has. She is a real American and tells it like it is.
25 posted on 06/03/2011 9:42:38 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: bwc2221; Impy; rabscuttle385; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne
RE :”Michele Bachmann has zero chance of being nominated much less elected. She is Sarah Palin without the political instinct or charisma.

Bachmann actually goes into the den of lions and takes on the MSM face to face, she has gone on MSNBC Meet the Press, good Morning America and even Hardball(briefly election night) and has licked them. I love watching her take them on PERSONALLY, she has guts.

Palin goes on Hannity and Greta which are very safe formats, that should have told you something about her future intentions, at least MB will try God Bless Her.

26 posted on 06/03/2011 9:46:47 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: onyx

Sarah Palin does not want to run for President, and she is resisting the realization that she has no choice.


27 posted on 06/03/2011 9:48:05 PM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: Finalapproach29er
Hmmm...

ar·ro·gant   /ˈærÉ™gÉ™nt/ Show Spelled
[ar-uh-guhnt] Show IPA
–adjective
1. making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud: an arrogant public official.

You must be referring to someone else. I make no such claims.

Maybe you should get counseling for your inferiority complex.

28 posted on 06/03/2011 9:51:05 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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RE :" BTW how many times do we have to tell people that when asked about all of the potentials including Bachmann she said that none of them satisfied her! Sheesh!"

Yes, I find that very disturbing. I really hope she DOESNT end up endorsing a RINO, that would be a disaster.

29 posted on 06/03/2011 9:52:58 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: sickoflibs
she has guts.

But no significant accomplishments that qualify her for consideration for the office of the President of the United States.

30 posted on 06/03/2011 9:53:10 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: sickoflibs
It shouldn't have taken a rocket scientist to figure this out, even before she said this. Every sign that the ‘ Palin 2012 campaign has long been underway” crowd has taken as proof since 2010 could also be evidence of the opposite that she wont run, which is what I always figured (since 2010) anyway. I just hope in the end she endorses someone like Bachmann.

You mean, you hope Palin endorses Bachmann IF Palin doesn't run.

Or, are you doing exactly what you compalin about, making an assumption about Palin's plans even though the evidence is contradictory.

31 posted on 06/03/2011 9:57:11 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: gov_bean_ counter; sickoflibs
But no significant accomplishments that qualify her for consideration for the office of the President of the United States.

She is a natural born citizen over the age of 35.

She's also the smartest person who is currently being considered for the job.

32 posted on 06/03/2011 9:57:44 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: sickoflibs

Hmmm! When was the last time so called conservatives like you claim to be get all excited about a Politico article? We at FR mostly post Politico articles as Barf Alerts and lies - yet you guys embraced them! you’re the RINO’s!


33 posted on 06/03/2011 9:58:42 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: sickoflibs

Bacchmann has guts.

However, MSM isn’t the least bit in really interviewing Palin or giving her credibility, so it’s a waste of her time to even try to work with them.

I think that after all this running around, they learned they should give her respect if they want to get hers.


34 posted on 06/03/2011 9:58:46 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: advance_copy
Sarah Palin does not want to run for President, and she is resisting the realization that she has no choice.

People see what they want sometimes.

Palin also said she had the fire in her belly to run.

35 posted on 06/03/2011 9:59:28 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Governor Palin has a lot more going for her than the present dick head in office.

Governor Sarah Palin’s Record:
1) 2010 Record:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/master-list-of-governor-palins-2010-accomplishments/
2)2009 Record:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/master-list-of-governor-palins-2009-accomplishments/
3)Gubernatorial Accomplishments 2006 – 2008:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/gubernatorial-accomplishments-2006-2008/
4)Oil and Gas Conservation Commission 2003 – 2004:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/oil-and-gas-conservation-commission-accomplishments-2003-2004/
5)City of Wasilla, Mayor 1996 – 2002
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/wasilla-mayor-1996-2002-2/
6) Wasilla City Council 1992 – 1996:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/wasilla-city-council-1992-1996-2/
7)KTUU Sportscasting 1987 – 1992
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/ktuu-sportscasting/
8)Commercial Fishing Accomplishments:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/commercial-fishing-accomplishments/
9)Athletic Accomplishments:
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/athletic-accomplishments
10) Hunting and Subsistence Fishing
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/hunting-and-subsistence-fishing-accomplishments/
11) Marriage and Family
http://us4palin.com/accomplishments/marriage-family-parental-accomplishments/
Promotions******Sarah Palin Gear:
http://www.cafepress.com/northstarpromo

You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done.
-Ronald Reagan 1911 – 2004

WATCH THIS:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8Ck4I_HPIQo


36 posted on 06/03/2011 10:00:58 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: rabscuttle385; onyx

“Sarah Palin says she’s starting to see that running for president might not be the best fit for her”

Rabs, she did not say that or even come close to saying that. I am so freaking sick of media liars passing off their own flipping distortions of fact as if they are “quotes” from Sarah.
As a matter of act, the MONEY quote from that interview was that now that this first PART of her tour is over, the fire in her belly not only STILL burns, but it’s RAGING.
You won’t see that in the left stream, but you can be dang sure they caught it.


37 posted on 06/03/2011 10:01:06 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
But no significant accomplishments that qualify her for consideration for the office of the President of the United States.

And what Constitutional requirements would that be?

38 posted on 06/03/2011 10:04:51 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: sickoflibs

See Post #37


39 posted on 06/03/2011 10:05:00 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: Bigtigermike; rabscuttle385
RE :"Hmmm! When was the last time so called conservatives like you claim to be get all excited about a Politico article? We at FR mostly post Politico articles as Barf Alerts and lies - yet you guys embraced them! you’re the RINO’s!"

Hmmmm! If you look closely above I recopied the Palin quote, not any Politico commentary. Are you actually claiming those are not her words now ?

Nice try though. I repeat, I sure hope she doesnt endorse a RINO.

40 posted on 06/03/2011 10:05:25 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: gov_bean_ counter; rabscuttle385
RE : she has guts. .....But no significant accomplishments that qualify her for consideration for the office of the President of the United States.

MB is easily as electable as Palin, she takes on the MSM face to face and she has even a bigger advantage: she will actually run God Bless her.

BTW : I am not endorsing anyone this early as MB has yet to announce anyway, my comment above earlier said :”I hope she endorses someone LIKE Bachmann”

41 posted on 06/03/2011 10:06:16 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: rabscuttle385
You don’t need to be in office to effect positive change.

She knows the proper use of affect/effect. How, then, is she supposed to be show her qualifications for the presidency--isn't being portrayed as a drooling idiot a media-imposed requirement to be a Republican president?

42 posted on 06/03/2011 10:08:27 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Palin, Bachmann, Santorum and Cain are my favorites.

IF Palin doesn’t run, I wonder who she would support?


43 posted on 06/03/2011 10:08:41 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: MestaMachine; rabscuttle385
RE :"As a matter of act, the MONEY quote from that interview was that now that this first PART of her tour is over, the fire in her belly not only STILL burns, but it’s RAGING.'

"Fire in my Belly" is not 'I am announcing my candidacy', it could be claimed to mean anything later on.

44 posted on 06/03/2011 10:12:59 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: FreeReign

She did not say she had fire in her belly to run, she said she had fire in her belly to see our country restored. Of course, that’s why she has no choice, even though she has yet not admitted it to herself.


45 posted on 06/03/2011 10:14:54 PM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: P-Marlowe
Bachmann...

Best educated? Perhaps
Smartest? Arguable

46 posted on 06/03/2011 10:17:37 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: sickoflibs

LOL.
She won’t.


47 posted on 06/03/2011 10:20:04 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: sickoflibs
MB is easily as electable as Palin, she takes on the MSM face to face and she has even a bigger advantage: she will actually run God Bless her.

Mrs Bachmann thought the MSM was being tough on her when it was just Matthews and Press. She hasn't seen anything yet.

48 posted on 06/03/2011 10:20:43 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO and I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: All
“Not only do I love my freedom of not having a title and being a declared candidate — that is liberating — I know you can make a difference as an individual,” she said. “Hopefully, I can inspire others to know that you don’t need a title. You don’t need to be in office to effect positive change.”

Palin points out in her above statement that she has demonstrated over the last 18 months that you can effect positive change not being a declared candidate. Hopefully, as Palin wishes, others will take note of that and be inspired by that.

As Sarah has also pointed out, she does have the "fire in the belly" to run. As Todd has pointed out, the family has been tested and is ready to go.

Looks to me like Palin will probably run, although nothing is certain until it happens.

I will also add, that Sarah has said that she will know if she is going to run within "weeks".

49 posted on 06/03/2011 10:21:01 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: MestaMachine

Sarah Palin is running. The rest is media noise.


50 posted on 06/03/2011 10:21:40 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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