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Hey Brian Williams, Palin was RIGHT about Paul Revere you know.
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Posted on 06/06/2011 4:15:50 PM PDT by macquire

I SWEAR the left is clueless on any history they don't read in a nursery rhyme.


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He took to the left, I to the right towards a Wood, at the bottom of the Pasture, intending, when I gained that, to jump my Horse & run afoot; just as I reached it, out started six officers, siesed my bridle, put thier pistols to my Breast, ordered me to dismount, which I did: One of them, who appeard to have the command there, and much of a Gentleman, Asked me where I came from; I told him, he asked what time I left it; I told him, he seemed supprised, said Sir may I crave your name, I answered my name is Revere, what said he Paul Revere; I answered yes; the others abused much; but he told me not to be afraid, no one should hurt me; I told him they would miss their Aim. He said they should not, they were only awaiting for some Deserters they expected down the Road: I told him I knew better, I knew what they were after; that I had alarmed the country all the way up, that their Boats, were catch'd a ground, and I should have 500 men their soon; one of them said they had 1500 coming; he seemed supprised and rode off, into the road, and informed them who took me, they came down immeaditly on a full gallop, one of them (whom I since learned was Major Mitchel of the 5th Regiment Clap'd his Pistol to my head, and said he was going to ask me some questions, if I did not tell the truth, he would blow my brains out. I told him I esteemed my self a Man of truth, that he had stopped me on the high way, & made me a prisoner, I knew not by what right; I would tell him the truth; I was not afraid; He then asked me, the same questions that the other did, and many more, but was more particular; I gave him much the same Answers; he then Ordered me to mount my horse, they first searched me for pistols. When I was mounted, the Major took the reins out of my hand, and said by G-d Sir you are not to ride with reins I asure you; and gave them to an officer on my right, to lead me, he then Ordered 4 men out of the Bushes, & to mount their horses; they were Country men which they had stopped who were going home; then ordered us to March. He said to me "We are now going to wards your friends, and if you attempt to run, or we are insulted, we will blow your Brains out." When we had got into the road they formed a Circle, and ordered the prisoners in the centre, & to lead me in the front. We rid to wards Lexington, a quick pace; They very often insulted me calling me Rebel &c. &c. after we had got about a mile, I was given to the Serjant to lead, he was Ordered to take out his pistol, (he rode with a hanger,) and if I run, to excecute the Majors Sentence; When we got within about half a Mile of the Meeting house, we heard a gun fired; the Major asked me what it was for, I told him to alarm the country; he Ordered the four prisoners to dismount, they did, then one of the officers dismounted and cutt the Bridles, and Saddels, off the Horses, & drove them away, and told the men they might go about their business; I asked the Major to dismis me, he said he would carry me, lett the consequence be what it will; He then Orderd us to march. When we got within sight of the Meeting-House, we heard a Volly of guns fired, as I supposed at the tavern, as an Alarm: the Major orderd us to halt, he asked me how far it was to Cambridge, and many more questiones, which I answered; he then asked the Serjant, if his horse was tired, he said yes; he Ordered him to take my horse; I dismounted, the Serjant
1 posted on 06/06/2011 4:15:51 PM PDT by macquire
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To: macquire

Already? Here we go again


2 posted on 06/06/2011 4:18:42 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: macquire

Not so much, no. Spin & reaching does not help her.

Best to just move on.


3 posted on 06/06/2011 4:20:38 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: macquire
I'm starting to wonder if Sarah isn't doing this on purpose. Is she playing “gotcha” with the media? Turning it around? I'm hoping/expecting to see more of this in the future.
4 posted on 06/06/2011 4:21:10 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: humblegunner

Spin? She was 100% correct according to the Massachusetts Historical Society!


5 posted on 06/06/2011 4:22:56 PM PDT by macquire
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To: macquire

Could someone please tell Neal Boortz also? Sheesh.


6 posted on 06/06/2011 4:24:20 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Faith

Are the two Palin haters here also the same two Romney haters?


7 posted on 06/06/2011 4:25:42 PM PDT by macquire
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To: macquire

Michael Medved went on a rant today about how Palin was stretching it with her account...that the historians were wrong...apparently he thinks he is a better historian than anyone else...he went on and on about it. But he already exposed his agenda when he said that he supported Bachmann...who he feels is a better “Jew” than Palin.


8 posted on 06/06/2011 4:25:51 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: tsowellfan

It’s too bad Sarah didn’t have some Appleseed Instructors
on the bus with her to explain our history to the media.


9 posted on 06/06/2011 4:26:04 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: humblegunner

No offense Humble, but I pride myself on knowing the truth about American history, and I’m sure that quite often I sound less than acute because I don’t tow the party line. July 4th? Nope, July 2nd would be the more important date, etc. I cut Sarah slack because I know... exactly... how... she... feels.


10 posted on 06/06/2011 4:28:08 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can go to hell.)
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To: Niteflyr

I was so angry I almost pulled off the road to call in. If you have historians debating the accuracy then you know it is not a big deal and should be a “move along nothing to see here” moment...but because of PDS even self proclaimed conservatives incessantly attack her over nothing....


11 posted on 06/06/2011 4:28:55 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: macquire
Just what I was hoping a Sarah Palin campaign would NOT turn into...

Sarah Palin was actually correct... What Sarah Palin really meant was...Sarah Palin proves that she's not an idiot after all.... They are putting words in poor Sarah's mouth... Sarah Palin never said... That was NOT Sarah Palin who actually said that, she was quoting... YOU GO, Sarah! Show them how smart you REALLY are...

12 posted on 06/06/2011 4:31:15 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Faith

Neal Boortz is a huge homo sympathizer. I tossed him aside years ago.


13 posted on 06/06/2011 4:31:42 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: macquire

Revere was captured. He didn’t tell the British anything they didn’t already know. Had he not been captured....he sure as hell wasn’t going to call the British Army together to inform them....that the Bristish were coming!!!


14 posted on 06/06/2011 4:33:16 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tsowellfan

I’m still waiting for Barry to find those missing 7 states...was there ever this uproar over that by the media? (crickets chirping....)


15 posted on 06/06/2011 4:33:27 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: Niteflyr
I’m still waiting for Barry to find those missing 7 states...was there ever this uproar over that by the media? (crickets chirping....)

You would be surprised at just how much quicker those crickets begin chirping when the candidate accused of making the gaffe does not run out to the microphones after every statement to explain what they really meant and when you have followers that will let the issue die by not commenting on it.

16 posted on 06/06/2011 4:38:14 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: macquire
She was 100% correct according to the Massachusetts Historical Society!

Accuracy is of no importance to PDS'rs....

17 posted on 06/06/2011 4:38:17 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: macquire

Yeah.
And if there were two Korean dudes checking tire pressure
on the Zeros, it would be accurate to say Korea attacked Pearl Harbor?

Get over it. She screwed up. What’s the harm admitting it?


18 posted on 06/06/2011 4:38:36 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Niteflyr

How about Obama signing the British Royal Guest Registry in 2011 and dating his signature 2008?

If Bush had done this it would be front page news for 2 weeks.


19 posted on 06/06/2011 4:38:56 PM PDT by macquire
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To: tsowellfan
You would be surprised at just how much quicker those crickets begin chirping when the candidate accused of making the gaffe does not run out to the microphones after every statement to explain what they really meant and when you have followers that will let the issue die by not commenting on it.

You'd also be surprised at how fast the crickets start chirping when it is anyone else but Sarah Palin...

20 posted on 06/06/2011 4:40:12 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: tsowellfan
You would be surprised at just how much quicker those crickets begin chirping when the candidate accused of making the gaffe does not run out to the microphones after every statement to explain what they really meant and when you have followers that will let the issue die by not commenting on it.

You'd also be surprised at how fast the crickets start chirping when it is anyone else but Sarah Palin...

21 posted on 06/06/2011 4:40:27 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: humblegunner

Not if the Korean’s were Japanese citizens...

I see you are the other Palin hater.

So you think the Massachusetts Historical Society’s records and transcripts of letters Paul Revere wrote and hearings that show Palin correct are .........wrong?//

Sheese.


22 posted on 06/06/2011 4:40:53 PM PDT by macquire
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To: Niteflyr

Ooops stutter click...:o0


23 posted on 06/06/2011 4:41:11 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: macquire
I see you are the other Palin hater.

I'm sure you can provide examples of my posts which back up that assertion.

Otherwise you should STFU because you don't know what you're talking about.

Zippy.

24 posted on 06/06/2011 4:43:46 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: tsowellfan

Obama didn’t need to because the MSM completely ignored the gaffe, as they do all his gaffes. Had Brian Williams, and other MSM slimeballs gone on national tv and ridiculed Obama for the gaffe you can bet Obama would have attempted to clear it up. But Obama knows the mainstream press will gleefully fellate him 24/7, so he can just lay low and let these things pass.


25 posted on 06/06/2011 4:44:38 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: HerrBlucher

Eggs- acckley...:oP


26 posted on 06/06/2011 4:46:43 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: macquire; humblegunner
Humblegunner doesn't like anybody but humblegunner. If there's one thing you can say about humblegunner, it's that he is not humble.
27 posted on 06/06/2011 4:49:25 PM PDT by beandog
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To: beandog

28 posted on 06/06/2011 4:51:23 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: HerrBlucher
Obama would have attempted to clear it up. But Obama knows the mainstream press will gleefully fellate him 24/7, so he can just lay low and let these things pass.

If the Birthers spent all of their time sticking up for Trump, his campaign money to democrats, his gaffes and everything else Trump had said in the past, Obama never would have had to come out with a newly released fake Birth Certificate, now would he?

Best to focus on Obama (NOT the "gaffes" of your own candidate).

29 posted on 06/06/2011 4:52:32 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Niteflyr
You'd also be surprised at how fast the crickets start chirping when it is anyone else but Sarah Palin...

Let's hope you're wrong. Because if the crickets will stop chirping faster on any other GOP conservative candidate then perhaps Sarah Palin is the wrong choice.

The focus needs to be on Obama, his gaffes and his terrible presidency and not about our candidate being on the defensive about something that happened more than 200 years ago.

30 posted on 06/06/2011 5:02:29 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

Correction:

Let’s hope you’re wrong. Because if the crickets will START chirping faster on any other GOP conservative candidate then perhaps Sarah Palin is the wrong choice.


31 posted on 06/06/2011 5:04:11 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: beandog; macquire; humblegunner
Humblegunner doesn't like anybody but humblegunner.

Now, that's just not true.

And he's not a Palin-hater, either.

He just doesn't worship any politicians and can see that they're all humans and have their flaws, just like the rest of us.

Now, I tend to agree that Palin got it right in the Paul Revere statement in a somewhat roundabout way, but I also know that humblegunner is not a misanthrope or anything near that.

One can support a candidate or presumptive candidate without all of the cult-of-personality worship.

32 posted on 06/06/2011 5:06:35 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: tsowellfan
Let's hope you're wrong. Because if the crickets will stop chirping faster on any other GOP conservative candidate then perhaps Sarah Palin is the wrong choice.

That's not the way to handle it...you don't let a smear campaign win just because it is effective...you continually expose it...wherever it shows up. There is also no other candidate that has a syndrome named after them either...a good thing as I see it....

33 posted on 06/06/2011 5:06:39 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: tsowellfan
You are so correct... it is always best to use the Bush Doctrine of no defense at all. It worked wonders for his Presidency.

LLS

34 posted on 06/06/2011 5:08:24 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: Allegra
One can support a candidate or presumptive candidate without all of the cult-of-personality worship.

I LIKE Sarah a lot...but I don't worship anyone. Some here need to quit jumping to that insulting conclusion...

35 posted on 06/06/2011 5:09:39 PM PDT by Niteflyr ("The number one goal in life is to parent yourself" Carl Jung)
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To: Niteflyr
There is also no other candidate that has a syndrome named after them either...a good thing as I see it....

Ever hear of ("BDS") "Bush Derangement Syndrome"?

The antibody against it works ok for the first few years because all of the AM Talk radio hosts go on the defensive.

Bad side effects though... a few years in the candidate forgets how to carry his own water and loses touch with reality up to the point where Rush Limbaugh begins to swear on national radio that he's "through carrying the water for republicans".

36 posted on 06/06/2011 5:12:45 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: macquire

I don’t like Romney either...so what...

Ann Barnhardt Tells Mitt Where to Go.
“Men like you make me SICK! Go home!
(Excerpt) Watch on youtube.com ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBXe3Kvg-qU&feature=player_embedded#at=36


37 posted on 06/06/2011 5:13:01 PM PDT by democratsaremyenemy
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To: tsowellfan

Ignoring blatant, and very public, smears is not good stategy, as Bush found out. Sarah is still going strong today because she fights and so do her supporters. We don’t need candidates who are intimidated into silence by the left, allowing them to run roughshod over conservatives. If Bush had fought back, like Reagan did, we probably would not have Obama as prez.

And again, your point was comparing how Obama reacts vs Palin, and of course, they are two completely different situations given how the press treats Obama vs Palin. The Obama stategy of ignoring the gaffe is certainly the proper strategy when the press is also ignoring it. It would be suicidal for Palin to take the same strategy, especially when she did not make a gaffe at all, and in fact, it was the press that gaffed.


38 posted on 06/06/2011 5:14:36 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Niteflyr
Some here need to quit jumping to that insulting conclusion...

You mean that of calling a poster "hater" because he/she is less than worshipful or obsessive of a politician, right?

39 posted on 06/06/2011 5:15:55 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
You are so correct... it is always best to use the Bush Doctrine of no defense at all. It worked wonders for his Presidency.

Bush had his two terms. You cant run for a third. Secondly, the Bush Doctrine that lost for the republicans was the reaching across the aisle and trying to make friends with the democrats

Best to attack the opponent and not give credence to your opponent's accusations of "gaffes" about something that happened two hundred years ago.

40 posted on 06/06/2011 5:17:43 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: HerrBlucher
Ignoring blatant, and very public, smears is not good stategy, as Bush found out

I disagree. The only way what you said could be correct would be if Bush had never won a Presidential election OR if he were a one termer.

Bush was President for 8 years, not 4.

Bush's problem (for republicans) was trying to get along with democrats instead of fighting for our agenda. Bush's problem was that he was NOT a conservative.

41 posted on 06/06/2011 5:21:00 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Allegra; humblegunner

I think what you people don’t understand is that the Palin haters are buzzing around out there like flies hoping to plant their little insect legs into some doo-doo.

With this Paul Revere thing however, all they can do is try to cover the fact that Palin knows more history than they do (there’s nothing “somewhat roundabout” in Palin’s simple, factual statement).

And the only evidence for a “cult” around here is the humblegunner bedwetting fan club, who come running to dry his tears whenever normal posters call him out on his worthless, henpecking, crybaby posts.


42 posted on 06/06/2011 5:23:51 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Pray for Israel.)
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To: HerrBlucher
If Bush had fought back, like Reagan did, we probably would not have Obama as prez.

Bush did not lose to Obama. He was President for 2 terms. He could not run again.

It was McCain who had lost, not Bush.

43 posted on 06/06/2011 5:25:34 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: reasonisfaith
I think what you people don’t understand is that the Palin haters are buzzing around out there like flies hoping to plant their little insect legs into some doo-doo.

"We people" are fully aware of that. "We people" are not the ones engaging in that.

"We people" just wish that "you people" would stop lobbing grenades at posters and accusing them of being "Palin-haters" just because "we people" speak in tones injected with more reality than worship.

And if you haven't seen cult-of-personality behavior around here (and not just for Palin), then you aren't paying attention.

44 posted on 06/06/2011 5:45:02 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: tsowellfan

Duh. But it was Bush’s unpopularity, trickling down to the house and senate pubs that ensured that democrats would take the prez, house, and senate.


45 posted on 06/06/2011 5:58:49 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Sacajaweau
The cool aide drinkers will bend and distort history just to excuse a stupid statement. Pay did not set out to tell the British anything and he never would if he had not been captured and he was not shoot at anyone and ring bells. All of that happened after hi capture, it was none of his doing.
46 posted on 06/06/2011 6:08:32 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Allegra

Well, were you paying attention when you said Palin got it right in a “somewhat roundabout way?”

Or maybe you were only paying attention in a somewhat roundabout way, not getting the fact that Palin knew what she was talking about.

Unless you’re one of the flies.


47 posted on 06/06/2011 6:28:00 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Pray for Israel.)
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To: tsowellfan
Bush never defended his agenda, his administration, his actions in Iraq...the claims of no WMD... the attacks against his Military service... he never called out seeBS and rather on their forgery and lies... he never answered a single lie told about him and by default, those of us that supported him. rove admitted it was his idea and it failed. rove actually said it was a huge mistake not to respond. Best to make is so painful when an enemy provokes you or attacks you... that to continue would be damaging to the person attacking... you hit back quickly and with more might than is used against you... never show any mercy and never give quarter.

LLS

48 posted on 06/06/2011 6:30:51 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: org.whodat; humblegunner; Allegra

That’s fine for you to say, but none of it refutes Palin’s comment.

Could it be Palin did this on purpose, to expose her enemies’ foolishness once again? If so, you’re one of those fooled.

Let me help. All you people (along with the mainstream media and the liberals) have to do is abandon your first premise, in its entirety, because that’s where you keep losing.

(Your first premise is that Palin must be stupid and you must be a genius).


49 posted on 06/06/2011 6:43:40 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Pray for Israel.)
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To: reasonisfaith
OK, now you're just making a silly fool of yourself and it's really so unnecessary.

You're yipping at someone who actually agrees with you, just not in the same worshipful manner. Save your vitriol for the left.

Unless you’re one of the flies.

You'd be hard-pressed to find any negative comments I have ever made about Sarah Palin.

But, if that's what you choose to think then that's your prerogative.

I really couldn't care less what you think of me.

50 posted on 06/06/2011 6:45:06 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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