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'Trig will be a joy': Sarah Palin plays God in touching email about her unborn son's Down's Syndrome
The London Daily Mail ^ | June 12, 2011 | Brian Clark Howard

Posted on 06/12/2011 8:26:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

* She addresses 'unreal, sad and confusing' news of son's Down's Syndrome
* Writes Trig 'may provide more challenges and more joy' than imagined
* Writes that others would have wanted to abort, or send sympathy
* Shows thoughtful, human side of controversial politician

Sarah_Palin 'played God' in a deeply touching email she wrote two weeks before her fifth child, Trig, was born with Down's Syndrome, it was revealed today.

The poignant message to family_and_friends, included in 25,000 pages of her private emails made public on Friday, may alter the way the former Governor of Alaska is viewed by the American public.

In April 2008, two weeks before Trig was born with Down's Syndrome, Mrs Palin sent the email to her friends and family from her official government account.

In the touching message, Mrs Palin writes from the voice of God, as 'Trig's creator, your heavenly father'. She addresses the 'unreal, sad and confusing' news that her soon-to-be born child will have Down's Syndrome. The letter's existence had previously known, but only very brief excerpts had been made public.

Writing as God, Mrs Palin wrote, 'I let Trig's mom have an exceptionally comfortable pregnancy so she could enjoy every minute of it...'

She wrote, 'Trig's mom and dad' were told early by doctors that the child 'may provide more challenges and more joy than what they ever may have imagined or ever asked for.

'This new person in your life can help everyone put things in perspective... and get everyone focused on what really matters. The baby will expand your world and let you see and feel things you haven't experienced yet'. The letter also makes unlikely conspiracy theories that have long been circulating on blogs that Trig was actually born to Mrs Palin's unwed daughter Bristol....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; abortion; freepressforpalin; jourbalists; moralabsolutes; palin; prolife; sarahpalin; trigpalin
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Henry Blodget and Andrew Sullivan are weeping somewhere.

Boy, this whole escapade sure has backfired on the media, hasn't it? If they keep it up, they'll "scandalize" her right into the White House!!

1 posted on 06/12/2011 8:26:26 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
NBC sent ex-Newsweek scribbler Michael Isikoff to Alaska for the dirt.

They should leave him there...

2 posted on 06/12/2011 8:29:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am sure he is a joy. People like Trig show us that it’s about love here on earth, not always about brains. Love and kindness are more important than brains without either. I prefer to spend time with people like Trig than people like Weiner.


3 posted on 06/12/2011 8:30:20 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Andrew Sullivan has already proved he is incapable of letting facts and reality affect his delusions...


4 posted on 06/12/2011 8:30:59 AM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
PALINWILDGOOSE
5 posted on 06/12/2011 8:31:54 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The more these knuckle dragging bottom feeders publish about Sarah’s emails, the better she looks and the more despicable and pathetic they look.

I would love to see emails from these pathetic excuses for human beings.


6 posted on 06/12/2011 8:32:17 AM PDT by NWFLConservative (Game On!.................Saracuda 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
That's exactly what I was thinking. Boy,they sure stepped in it (or,ON it) BIG time this time! LMAO
BTW..I hear a not-so-distant rumbling sound....the stockpiled Palin hatred is reaching critical mass and we will see a full-on nuclear meltdown when she announces...and a collective explosion of lib heads in Nov 2012!!......OH THE HUMANITY!!! XD
7 posted on 06/12/2011 8:34:28 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee ("Criticism......brings attention to an unhealthy state of things"-Winston Churchill)
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To: NWFLConservative

Indeed.

The difference between the right and left (which, of course, is also the difference between good and evil) couldn’t be more clear when comparing the content of Sarah Palin’s e-mails with Anthony Wiener’s.


8 posted on 06/12/2011 8:36:13 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Boy, this whole escapade sure has backfired on the media, hasn't it?

It sure has. Palin comes across as a great person in these emails.

9 posted on 06/12/2011 8:37:03 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Headline from the WP, NY Times, LA Times etc - “Palin imagines herself to be God!”

Full text of email -

To the Sisters, Brother, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends of Trig Paxson Van Palin (or whatever you end up naming him!):

I am blessing you with this surprise baby because I only want the best for you. I’ve heard your prayers that this baby will be the happy and healthy, and I’ve answered them because I only want the best for you!

I heard your heart when you hinted that another boy would fit best into the Palin family, to round it out and complete that starting five line-up. Though another girl would be so nice, you didn’t think you could ask for what you really wanted, but I knew so I gave you a boy.

Then, I put the idea in your hearts that his name should be “Trig,” because it’s so fitting, with two Norse meanings: “True and “Brave Victory” ...

Then, finally, I let Trig’s mom and dad find out before he was born that this little boy will truly be a GIFT. They were told in early tests that Trig may provide more challenges, and more joy, than what they ever may have imagined or ever asked for. At first the news seemed unreal and sad and confusing. But I gave Trig’s mom and dad lots of time to think about it because they needed to understand that everything will be OK. ...

This new person in your life can help everyone put things in perspective and bind {you} together and get everyone focused on what really matters. The baby will expand your world and let you see and feel things you haven’t experienced yet. He’ll show you what “true, brave victory” really means as those who love him will think less about self and focus less on what the world telss you is “normal” or “perfect.”...

Trig will be his dad’s little buddy and he’ll wear Carhartts while he learns to tinker in the garage. He’ll love to be read to, he’ll want to play goalie, and he;ll steal mom’s heart just like Track, Bristol, Willow, and Piper did. And Trig will be the cuddly, innocent dependent little brother that his siblings have been waiting for... in fact Trig will - in some diagnostic ways - always be a mischievous, dependent little brother, because I created him a bit different than a lot of babies born into this world today.

Every child is created special, with awesome purpose and amazing potential. Children are the most precious and promising ingredient in this mixed-up world you live in down there on earth. Trig is no different, except he has an extra chromosome. Doctors call it “Down syndrome,” and Downs kids have challenges, but can bring you much delight and more love than you can ever imagine! ...

Trig’s mom and dad don’t want people to focus on the baby’s extra chomosome. They’re human, so they haven’t known how to explain this to people who are caring and are interested in this new little Alaskan. ... Some will think Trig should not be allowed to be born because they fear a Downs child won’t be considered “perfect” in your world. ...

Many people will express sympathy, but you don’t want or need that, because Trig will be a joy. You will have to trust me on this.

I know it will take time to grasp this and come to accept that I only want the best for you, and I only give my best. Remember though: “my ways are not your ways, my thoughts are not your thoughts... for as heavens are higher than earth, my ways are higher than yours!”

I wrote that all down for you in the Good Book! Look it up! You claim that you believe me - now it’s time to live out that belief!

Trig can’t wait to meet you. I’m giving you ONLY THE BEST!

Love, Trig’s Creator, Your Heavenly Father


10 posted on 06/12/2011 8:37:21 AM PDT by agrace
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

she’s not playing god, but praying to god, thats what you say when you pray


11 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:04 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mrs Palin wrote, 'I let Trig's mom have an exceptionally comfortable pregnancy so she could enjoy every minute of it...'

We do know how this is going to be taken out of context and used as Troof by Andrew Sullivan and the leftwing scumbags.
12 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:07 AM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: Pravious

The infamous pornographer Larry Flynt said that Sarah Palin should have had an abortion, and that Trig is a vegetable, and shouldn’t have been allowed to live.

The irony is that the wheelchair bound Flynt meets certain criteria of “non-productive” or “non-functional” life that he criticizes in a Down’s syndrome baby.


13 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:07 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Those loathesome and despicable creatures Bill Maher and Kathy Griffin have already made jokes about this sweet little child, further proving they have no business breathing the same air as the rest of us.
14 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:28 AM PDT by NWFLConservative (Game On!.................Saracuda 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Boy, this whole escapade sure has backfired on the media, hasn't it?


15 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:59 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“NBC sent ex-Newsweek scribbler Michael Isikoff to Alaska for the dirt.”

I heard that the poor fool is hold up in a hotel room in Juneau, reading Sarah’s emails!

Hmmm. wouldn’t it have been easier to sit in NYC and read them online??? Stupid Stupid, stupid...


16 posted on 06/12/2011 8:40:09 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (DeMint /Palin, DeMint/Bachmann, DeMint/Cain, DeMint/Ryan 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: Pravious

That was a terrific comparison, all men can be evil but the democrat party thrives on immorality and illegality.


17 posted on 06/12/2011 8:40:28 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
they'll "scandalize" her right into the White House

I see her an not so much the right politician for the job but the antivenin to the Obama poison in our American bloodstream.

18 posted on 06/12/2011 8:40:31 AM PDT by tbpiper (Sarah Palin is the antivenin for the Obama poison)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh NOES, the scandal, the scandal...(/sarc)


19 posted on 06/12/2011 8:41:23 AM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: agrace

Monitor got all blurry...


20 posted on 06/12/2011 8:41:39 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL!
Palin wrote “isle” instead of “aisle” and the word “nonsensicle.”

Let him who has never had a typo or a misspell cast the first stone.


21 posted on 06/12/2011 8:43:04 AM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Being an actual real resident of Wasilla, AK when Sarah Palin was going through all of this I actually had several encounters of individuals who were sitting at the local Mugshot Saloon which isn’t very far from the Palins house.

And yes they were trying to create almost anything from nothing. To them it was a job, I don’t think they were really bat shit crazy, no the impression I had was that they were just a paid employee, some jobs are pretty far down the line but if the pay is high enough or if a person is desperate enough even the lowliest and dirtiest job will do.

Obama has the maney and has the SEIU and the remnants and reborn ACORN, this is his idea of job creation, to hire tens of thousands of people to do nothing but read emails, infiltrate interweb forums and subtly become “concerned” to sway opinions.

There is a saying that a persons stature or destiny can be judged by the enemies one has. Every little attack upon Sarah Palin is like a master swordmaker folding metal again to create a superior sword. Sarah Palin is now refined steel, folded, treated at different places for strength and for a cutting edge.

All she needs now is our massive support behind her to wield her strengths against the enemies of America.


22 posted on 06/12/2011 8:44:09 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (2012, NO MORE LIES!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This was in her book. I guess they never bothered to read it.....


23 posted on 06/12/2011 8:46:47 AM PDT by unseen1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hatred is one thing, and love is another.

My perception is that Sarah Palin represents love in more ways than I can count, and that Sarah is hated by people short on love.

The more one hates, the less one loves.

24 posted on 06/12/2011 8:46:47 AM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The letter also makes unlikely conspiracy theories that have long been circulating on blogs that Trig was actually born to Mrs Palin's unwed daughter Bristol....

Ah, yes. Most unlikely.

Actually, I hate to reveal too much information to the sleuths at The London Daily Mail, but I have it on good information that Trig Palin was actually seen placing explosives in strategic places within The World Trade Center in the days before 9/11.

Shoot. Dang it. I've said too much. Shoot. Darn. Dang it. Dang it. Dang it.

Now they're going to be all over this like flies on mutton.

25 posted on 06/12/2011 8:50:30 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

I would take Juneau over NYC any day.


26 posted on 06/12/2011 8:50:47 AM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah timed the email release to serve as publicity for the release of her movie.

And brain-dead state-run media cooperated fully.

Everything they try blows up in their faces.

27 posted on 06/12/2011 8:51:11 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: agrace

The entire letter was written in her first book. The story is wrong It was made public when Going rogue was released......The MSM can’t even get their basic facts correct. And they wonder why we have no respect for them....


28 posted on 06/12/2011 8:52:06 AM PDT by unseen1
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To: agrace; xzins; blue-duncan; wmfights; Dr. Eckleburg; wagglebee; Alamo-Girl; betty boop

That is one of the most profound and touching letters I have ever read. Truly although the words were Sarah’s the sentiment shows a profound understanding of the mind and will of God in our lives.

The media will probably try to use this epistle as a means to show that Palin is a religious fanatic, but if they do, then this too will blow up in their face.

For all you Netfilx subscribers, Media Malpactice, is available on demand. It is a must see. Tell all your friends and family to check it out.


29 posted on 06/12/2011 8:53:53 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Eye of Unk
All she needs now is our massive support behind her to wield her strengths against the enemies of America.

The minute she declares, I am sending a thousand dollars to her campaign, and a hundred dollars a month automatically after that.

I think there are lots and lots of people who are going to do something similar.

30 posted on 06/12/2011 8:55:45 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: FrankR; Clintonfatigued; unkus; flat; andy58-in-nh; DooDahhhh; vette6387; MamaDearest; GailA; ...

Could that be all the most current versions of Hussein’s birth certificate not including those not dry yet??? Or, is that the latest emails and documents that Issa requested for the investigations into Hussein’s Regime and Czars? Oh, sorry, there are no House investigations into the Regime except for the DOJ.


31 posted on 06/12/2011 8:56:45 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I hope Larry Flynt is pissing all over himself over this...

oh, wait...

That`s an everyday thing for a subhuman POS like Flynt.


32 posted on 06/12/2011 8:58:29 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

DS kids are the most hugging, loving kids there are. Fact.

Who the h*ll do they think they are by saying she’s Playing God?


33 posted on 06/12/2011 9:00:10 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: AliVeritas

They said she was ‘Playing God’ as in playing the part of God Speaking. I see no problem in that.


34 posted on 06/12/2011 9:03:06 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Why? Alaska and her people did no wrong! ;^}


35 posted on 06/12/2011 9:04:42 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Flush Congress in 2010 & 2012)
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To: OldNavyVet
"The more one loves, the less one hates."

I just checked Google and that line, and its reverse equivalent, looks to be original.

36 posted on 06/12/2011 9:06:19 AM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: MaryFromMichigan
Monitor got all blurry...

Mine too...

37 posted on 06/12/2011 9:06:26 AM PDT by Inspectorette
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To: AliVeritas

The author who wrote that, is trying to play a sort of god by saying such a sacreligious thing published on a Sunday.


38 posted on 06/12/2011 9:07:53 AM PDT by ngat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mrs Palin went to lengths to try to conceal the fact that she had ordered a $35,000 tanning bed for the governor's mansion, which she says she paid for out of her own pocket

WTF......$35,000?....no way....don't believe it.

39 posted on 06/12/2011 9:08:02 AM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: GOYAKLA

Maybe a bear will eat him.


40 posted on 06/12/2011 9:09:15 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan

isn’t that Moochele’s lobster bill after date night....


41 posted on 06/12/2011 9:14:47 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: OldNavyVet
My perception is that Sarah Palin represents love in more ways than I can count, and that Sarah is hated by people short on love.

That is a very astute observation.

42 posted on 06/12/2011 9:17:46 AM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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To: ngat
The author who wrote that, is trying to play a sort of god by saying such a sacreligious thing published on a Sunday.

I thought Sara's letter was beautiful.
43 posted on 06/12/2011 9:20:52 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
State-run media plays into Sarah's hands again.
44 posted on 06/12/2011 9:23:35 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: Clara Lou
He’ll show you what “true, brave victory” really means as those who love him will think less about self and focus less on what the world telss you is “normal” or “perfect.”...
Another typo - scandalous! ;-)
45 posted on 06/12/2011 9:24:29 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
The minute she declares, I am sending a thousand dollars to her campaign, and a hundred dollars a month automatically after that. I think there are lots and lots of people who are going to do something similar.

Same here. Most in my family are ready to send the day she announces. It would be wonderful for her to garner a record amount of donations. That would be a statement "from the people" against the arrogant elites.

46 posted on 06/12/2011 9:29:02 AM PDT by sand88 (Sarah Palin announces her run: August 12, 2011 11:10am ET)
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To: OldNavyVet

The Lord told the apostles; ‘before they hated you, they hated me’. This is playing out right in front of our very eyes. Gov Palin and her family are the antithesis to all that is amiss inside the beltway. Nobody knows this better or are more paralyzingly terrified of if than the vermin in the media.


47 posted on 06/12/2011 9:29:56 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (The end of America, as founded, began when the first Career Politician was elected...)
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To: agrace

How anyone can imagine that Trig isn’t her own, after reading this letter, is just beyond sense and reason. What she says here isn’t just a prayer, it’s acceptance of God’s Will, and St. John’s definition of obedience. In a nutshell, it’s why she’s despised. God protect her.


48 posted on 06/12/2011 9:30:22 AM PDT by Mach9
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“playing” God???? REALLY?

This is the best they can do?

I would describe it as - recognizing God’s blessings and thanking Him for it.

When liberals do it, they call it a “literary device”


49 posted on 06/12/2011 9:33:38 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can’t see where this one could be considered “public”.

I can see some liberals heads exploding. She actually thinks she knows what God wants for her? The arrogance! (sarc)

Of course dems play God everyday. They KNOW what’s best for you and they “don’t need no god to tell them”.


50 posted on 06/12/2011 9:36:07 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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