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Sarah Palin issues a warning to GOP before debt vote
LA Times ^ | 7-28-11 | Michael A. Memoli

Posted on 07/28/2011 8:54:06 PM PDT by STARWISE

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin weighed in on the debt ceiling debate on social media just hours before a key House vote. (Twitter)

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In a post on her Facebook page from "proverbial politico flyover country," the former Alaska governor reprinted a letter she sent to newly elected members last fall, emphasizing the need to "rein in out-of-control government spending" and "check the growth of spending on our entitlement programs."

"I respectfully ask these GOP Freshman to re-read this letter and remember us 'little people' who believed in them, donated to their campaigns, spent hours tirelessly volunteering for them, and trusted them with our votes. This new wave of public servants may recall that they were sent to D.C. for such a time as this," Palin wrote.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: debtceiling; freshmen; house; sarahpalin; writeinsarahpalin
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Good reminder. Go, freshmen! Make your stand .. fight.
1 posted on 07/28/2011 8:54:12 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: onyx; 2ndDivisionVet; Fiddlstix; RedMDer; Lady Jag; The Cajun; tubebender; musicman; ...

.. Ping!


2 posted on 07/28/2011 8:54:52 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Barack Obama: 0
Congressional Repubics: 0
Tea Party Holdouts: 1
Sarah Palin: Uh, I stopped counting somewhere around 100 or so.


3 posted on 07/28/2011 8:58:56 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: STARWISE

Im gonna be pissed if she doesn’t run.


4 posted on 07/28/2011 8:59:16 PM PDT by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: STARWISE

Did she also send McCain a nice thank you note.


5 posted on 07/28/2011 9:00:46 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: STARWISE

Her posting today is getting big coverage. Amazing what a FB posting did in such a short period of time. I knew she would respond today or tomorrow, but had no idea it would make such an impact. Way to go Palin and thank you so much tea partiers in Congress.


6 posted on 07/28/2011 9:03:55 PM PDT by Sallygal
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To: STARWISE

The vote fell flat by a narrow margin didn’t it?
How long do they have to wrestle this vote?

How does this make Sarah look better?


7 posted on 07/28/2011 9:04:37 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

Boehner loses? Democrap Party +1, Tea Party crucified by Media 0, and Obama +10. Welcome to Amerika.


8 posted on 07/28/2011 9:10:44 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: STARWISE

https://www.facebook.com/#!/notes/sarah-palin/congressional-freshmen-for-such-a-time-as-this/10150252110003435


9 posted on 07/28/2011 9:12:46 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: ph12321

I don’t want her to run. She’s so good in this tag team role, let someone else run and let Sarah keep attacking from the sideline.


10 posted on 07/28/2011 9:12:56 PM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: MrChips

Boehner’s plan is a joke, and everyone supporting it is a joke. This isn’t a game, in the end. This is about America’s future. The Tea Party Holdouts have to beat the Congressional Repubics to win this one for America’s future. Take it beyond August 2nd. Let’s show our cards and let them show theirs. they got nothin’. Count on it.


11 posted on 07/28/2011 9:13:50 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: mylife

T”he vote fell flat by a narrow margin didn’t it?”

A vote wasn’t taken. The weeper and his pet weasel eric couldn’t whip the votes. So they didn’t vote. They issued some spin about taking the time to tweak the bill.

“How long do they have to wrestle this vote?”

Until the weeper and his pet weasel give it up.

“How does this make Sarah look better?”

The momentum was going the weeper’s way. Sarah tweets and a couple hours later, they cancel the vote. She spoke, the conservatives in the House listened, and this bill may/will go down in flames tomorrow.

They leftmedia can run all the polls they want, it’ll be obvious as to who called the shots.


12 posted on 07/28/2011 9:14:24 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Boehner resign!)
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To: MrChips
Boehner loses? Democrap Party +1, Tea Party crucified by Media 0, and Obama +10. Welcome to Amerika.

Boehner can't win with his plan.

It does nothing to solve the problem, it is a sop to Obama.

He loses period!
13 posted on 07/28/2011 9:14:39 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: dynoman
I don’t want her to run. She’s so good in this tag team role, let someone else run and let Sarah keep attacking from the sideline.

Mere peanuts compared to being POTUS.

We need a real leader as POTUS.

She is the only leader on the stage right now. The rest are comparable to the seven dwarfs.
14 posted on 07/28/2011 9:16:44 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

You don’t get it. “They” will never show their cards. They don’t have to. And they know it. They will simply siphon off enough soft pubbies to pass some Dem-inspired bill to “save the country” at the last hour in the act of destroying it, and enable Obama to take the credit, with the help of Pravda, so that he can(shudder here) win re-election. America’s future? What America? Welcome to Amerika.


15 posted on 07/28/2011 9:19:16 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: Sallygal

Way to go Palin and thank you so much tea partiers in Congress.

All 25 of them. Where were the rest of them? This plan will pass but a lot of the Conservatives got played by Bonehead today and will be played by Dingy Harry Tomorrow or Monday when he sends it back to the house...watered down. What are they gonna do then?


16 posted on 07/28/2011 9:20:23 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: ph12321
"I'm gonna be pissed if she doesn’t run"

Her eventual role may not be political. She may be the one who calls patriots to arms.


17 posted on 07/28/2011 9:22:34 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: STARWISE

Her timing was perfect!


18 posted on 07/28/2011 9:22:37 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: MrChips

You’ve given up.

Everyone who has given up needs to get out of the way.

I’m not convinced yet. We need to do anything we can to stop this from going down, and getting a decent plan out of this. If you think Boehner’s plan is acceptable, I mean that’s just foolish.


19 posted on 07/28/2011 9:22:46 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: RKBA Democrat

Thanks.

Truth be told, I am weary of the spectacle.

I want Obama on the hot seat.


20 posted on 07/28/2011 9:22:46 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: dynoman

West is better on the attack.
He doesn’t sugar-coat it.


21 posted on 07/28/2011 9:23:05 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: SoConPubbie

We can’t win without it. Not peacefully. The Dems win. The Media wins. And Obama does. But, hey, listen,its OK . . . someday, when the violent and bloody overthrow of Obamaland occurs, I’ll be with you at the barricades.


22 posted on 07/28/2011 9:23:07 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: mylife

Not sure, but I believe she wrote that before any vote taking. She’s firing ‘em up, asking them to hold firm, but they sure are getting punished by everyone .. from BOR, to McLame to Laura Ingraham .. Laura really surprised me.

The talking point du jour is: you can’t change things when you only control 1/2 of 1/3 of the govt. That’s everywhere.


23 posted on 07/28/2011 9:23:38 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: MrChips
We can’t win without it. Not peacefully. The Dems win. The Media wins. And Obama does. But, hey, listen,its OK . . . someday, when the violent and bloody overthrow of Obamaland occurs, I’ll be with you at the barricades.

We lose with it, period!
24 posted on 07/28/2011 9:24:34 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: MrChips

Your bill that u love will pass tomorrow. However, Dingy Harry is about to play u. He will water it down and send it back over to Bonehead. What’s Boneheads plan then? Get the RATS to help pass it?

Better to have left the CCB Bill in Harrys Court.


25 posted on 07/28/2011 9:26:02 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

No, its not foolish at all. Sometimes discretion is the better part of valor. And half a loaf is better than none. It’s about power, not principle. It’s about 2012, without which we are all doomed.


26 posted on 07/28/2011 9:26:21 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: dynoman

I don’t want her to run. She’s so good in this tag team role, let someone else run and let Sarah keep attacking from the sideline.
///
i keep seeing that, and:


I can live with the Boehner plan because it puts the whole debate back in play during an election year — and it gives us more time to pitch BBA to the rest of the nation. I can live with delaying the ultimate goal until Boehner part 2 comes about because it really puts the screws to Obama.”

and that if the Boehner plan is defeated:

“any shot we had of taking over the senate and getting Obama out will be out the window.”

///
1) what makes you think, she can’t do even MORE, as President? if you honestly LIKE what she’s doing and saying, why wouldn’t you support her being in a position to do and say MORE, and be heard by MORE Americans???

2) all the people pushing the Boehner plan, don’t understand, that if Obama spends another 2 TRILLION,
and kills our debt rating, that we a) WON’T win in 2012,
partly because the Tea Party will stay home if they are betrayed now 2) even if we DO win, the economy will be so in debt, that dealing with the SAME issues we have now, will be 10 times harder.


27 posted on 07/28/2011 9:26:39 PM PDT by Elendur (“It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes.” - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: STARWISE

Levin pointed out that controlling one arm of a 3rd of government was not sufficient.


28 posted on 07/28/2011 9:27:01 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: STARWISE

Ingraham shocked me too....I was like, wow, conservatives are dropping like flies.


29 posted on 07/28/2011 9:27:54 PM PDT by DrewsMum ("I abandoned free market principles to save the free market." -GWBush)
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To: STARWISE

I think why Tea Party reps are holding strong is, for the first time ever, the 95% calls to their office supporting real cuts is getting their attention. Before, calls didn’t matter, repubs would just moderate and agree to alternate the bad voter votes. The hold outs are true heros, what happened to Allen West?????


30 posted on 07/28/2011 9:28:08 PM PDT by RushingWater
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To: MrChips

Let’s take this to the voters. They were behind cut, cap, and balance. Let’s expose the lies and refuse to capitulate.

Opposed to the Boehner Plan:

Mark Levin
Sarah Palin
Rush Limbaugh
Jim Jordan
Heritage Foundation

For the Boehner Plan:

John McLame
The Weakling Standard
Wall Street Journal
Bill O’Reilly

Who’s company would you rather be in? It’s not even hard for me to decide on that count.


31 posted on 07/28/2011 9:28:46 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: mylife

Him, too .. huh? He is for B’s plan?


32 posted on 07/28/2011 9:28:53 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: MrChips
Boehner loses? Democrap Party +1, Tea Party crucified by Media 0, and Obama +10. Welcome to Amerika.

Gee, why don't we just right a blank FRIKIN CHECK to the liberals? What's with you and the Neville Chamberlain tactics?

33 posted on 07/28/2011 9:29:47 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: DrewsMum

What did Laura I graham say?


34 posted on 07/28/2011 9:30:24 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: tennmountainman; All

We’ve Been Played for Saps, Folks: Boehner Bill Will Become Reid Bill

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_072811/content/01125106.guest.html


35 posted on 07/28/2011 9:30:40 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: tennmountainman

Don’t get personal, or presume. I don’t love the bill at all. I just think it puts the Republican Party in a better position to say that they have done all they can, while the Dems have done nothing. THEN, the Dems let things fall apart at their own peril. Nothing bad will be cobbled together, nothing that would pass the House. And there isn’t time. The Dems either sign on, or they take responsibility for the consequences of inaction. It could doom them.


36 posted on 07/28/2011 9:32:34 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: STARWISE

No, I think Mark is screaming for rebellion from the masses.
He seems very frustrated with our lack of power and he is certainly disgusted with the lack of will.


37 posted on 07/28/2011 9:32:44 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

Good distillation .. consider the source.

Moderates are the death of us.


38 posted on 07/28/2011 9:33:35 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: MrChips

This isn’t half a loaf. It isn’t even a crumb.


39 posted on 07/28/2011 9:33:56 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: Grizzled Bear

It’s not that simple. I don’t love the bill at all. I just think it puts the Republican Party in a better position to say that they have done all they can, while the Dems have done nothing. THEN, the Dems let things fall apart at their own peril. Nothing bad will be cobbled together, nothing that would pass the House. And there isn’t time. The Dems either sign on, or they take responsibility for the consequences of inaction. It could doom them.


40 posted on 07/28/2011 9:34:29 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

It is, politically . . . more than half a loaf. Everything has to be about 2012, or it is about nothing.


41 posted on 07/28/2011 9:35:55 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: MrChips

I never take civil debates personally. Even uncivil debates personally.
Whatever bill passes does not begin the process in reigning in the coming disaster. And until that is addressed, disaster is not that far away. And I’m not talking about Default. I’m talking about colapse.


42 posted on 07/28/2011 9:37:19 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: RecoveringPaulisto

You forgot to add Investors Business Daily there with the Wall Street Journal . . . both of which I do read and respect. Sorry.


43 posted on 07/28/2011 9:37:36 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: RecoveringPaulisto
Run Sarah Run!!!
The limp Republicans are flopping.
Cut taxes, stop drunken spending, balance the budget, stop adventurist Wars like in Libya.
Get a New Speaker of the House.
Goodby Mr. Boehner.

r

44 posted on 07/28/2011 9:38:57 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (Jobs, Peace, Food, Security .... Down with Obama(Peacefully))
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To: MrChips

This what you appeasers do: First, you go to politics, then you go to “the plan isn’t too bad,” then you back to politics, then when we refute you again, you call us names.


45 posted on 07/28/2011 9:40:17 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: mylife

In a world where so much is beyond our control, we need to control the H3LL out of what we DO control-!!! NO increase in the debt, come what may.


46 posted on 07/28/2011 9:40:26 PM PDT by imjimbo (The constitution SHOULD be our "gun permit")
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To: tennmountainman

I am talking about 14 months of baby steps in small political victories leading to winning the ability to make major reforms in 2012. We cannot effect them without power. We cannot effect them now.


47 posted on 07/28/2011 9:41:48 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: STARWISE

The talking point when GOP had the advantage was ... you have to reach across the aisle and compromise with the 1/3..... GOP Rinos...are eunuchs.


48 posted on 07/28/2011 9:42:04 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: MrChips

That’s great for you. I think I lost respect for the WSJ around the time of the amnesty fight in 2006.


49 posted on 07/28/2011 9:43:38 PM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: mylife

Sometimes we get reminded that there seems to be only one person in this country right now who has the combination of leadership ability including an uncanny knack of picking the right moment to take a stand, and most importantly a sense of WHERE to lead the country forward out of the quicksand we’ve wandered into. The Democrats thought they had such a person in Obama. We on our side always knew that they were dreadfully, disastrously wrong.

There really ought to be more than one person with that set of qualifications that we could look to as a standard-bearer going forward into 2012 and beyond.

But if there is more than one, I don’t see him or her.

I really, truly would like there to be more than one person with that combination. I’d like at least one of that kind of person to be running for President right now. Maybe, eventually, there will be.

But, you go into elections with the politicians you have, not with the politicians you wish you had.

I would rather not have to put all of our hope and faith in one small lady from Alaska. My guess is that she would really rather that we didn’t have to do that, either.


50 posted on 07/28/2011 9:44:38 PM PDT by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--GAME ON!!!)
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