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Palin on downgrade: I told you so
CNN ^ | Monday August 8, 2011 | Rebecca Stewart

Posted on 08/08/2011 5:41:56 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

(CNN)-Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took to her Facebook page Monday to warn Americans about President Barack Obama’s plan to improve the nation’s economy.

“Be wary of the efforts President Obama makes to ‘fix’ the debt problem,” she said. “The more he tries to ‘fix’ things, the worse they get.”

A “surprised” Palin sounded off on reaction to the nation’s credit rating downgrade and chided “so-called smart people” who doubted her forecast of economic repercussions.

“I’m surprised that so many people seem surprised by S&P’s decision,” Palin wrote.

“Weren’t people paying attention over the last year or so when we were getting warning after warning from various credit rating agencies…I’ve been writing and speaking about it myself for quite some time.”

Referencing “European nations with less debt and smaller deficits than ours” that have had their ratings downgraded, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee accused the president of “magical thinking” and took a swipe at his alma mater, saying, “One doesn’t need a Harvard Law degree to figure this out!”

And Palin fired back at those who point the finger at the tea party movement for the country’s credit downgrade.

“How shamelessly cynical and dishonest must one be to blame this inevitable downgrade on the very people who have been shouting all along ‘stop spending?’” she vented.

“Tea Party Americans weren’t the ones ‘fiddling’ while our country’s fiscal house was going up in smoke.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: donttreadonme; drillbabydrill; livefreeordie; obama; palin; palin2012; runsarahrun; sarahpalin; sarahrocks; sp; takebackamerica; tanstaafl; teapartypatriots; time2partyagain; truthmatters0

1 posted on 08/08/2011 5:41:58 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike; onyx; Syncro; Lloyd Marcus; Utah Binger
But Palin, who is still mulling a bid for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, wasn’t all censure without solutions. She proposed ways to “get serious about our deficit” by ending deficit spending, balancing the budget, repealing “Obamacare,” canceling stimulus funds, and reforming entitlement programs.

“I embrace a pro-growth agenda,” she stated. “We need to tell the world ‘America is open for business again.’”

Woo hoo!! That's my baby!!

Go, Sarah, GO!!

2 posted on 08/08/2011 5:55:05 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
“Tea Party Americans weren’t the ones ‘fiddling’ while our country’s fiscal house was going up in smoke.”

“Tea Party Americans weren’t the ones ‘fiddling’ golfing while our country’s fiscal house was going up in smoke.”

3 posted on 08/08/2011 5:59:23 PM PDT by glock rocks (Primary is a VERB)
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm shocked they actually reported her solutions!

Go Sarah Go!

4 posted on 08/08/2011 6:02:44 PM PDT by rintense (God made me a conservative. FR made me a better one. :))
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To: Bigtigermike
One doesn’t need a Harvard Law degree to figure this out

Sarah, Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.

5 posted on 08/08/2011 6:10:08 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo (Don't overthink common sense)
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To: Bigtigermike

obama says we don’t need anyone to tell us we need to cut spending. Obviously, he did.


6 posted on 08/08/2011 6:11:09 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is progress when the MSM “chooses” to not ignore us!

They’ll always hate us, but when they don’t ignore us, their soft, underbelly of their dragon shows and the country gets to choose. Knowing that 29% of the country blames the Tea Party and this info about Facebook gets published gives me hope! Yep, 29% of the country deserves to be in Siberia or Cuba.


7 posted on 08/08/2011 6:12:13 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Bigtigermike
I Told You So

Check the text. Check the dates. She did tell us so. BTT.

8 posted on 08/08/2011 6:12:39 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Bigtigermike
How shamelessly cynical and dishonest must one be to blame this inevitable downgrade on the very people who have been shouting all along ‘stop spending?

The Tea Party notes the stench of bankruptcy stemming from our spending and the liberals claim that the noting of it is what is causing the bankruptcy.

This sort of logic is well known to fourth grade boys who employ it in the "he who smelt it deal it" ruling.

9 posted on 08/08/2011 6:17:39 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I just can’t say enough about what a great American Warrior Sarah is. Steel spine.


10 posted on 08/08/2011 6:26:06 PM PDT by DCmarcher-976453 (SARAH PALIN 2012)
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To: Bigtigermike
“Be wary of the efforts President Obama makes to ‘fix’ the debt problem,” she said. “The more he tries to ‘fix’ things, the worse they get.”

It's like having Mr. Bean for president, only Mr. Bean was never malicious.


11 posted on 08/08/2011 6:36:51 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I hope Mitt does not get the nomination. It almosts seems fixed similar to getting Juan McAmnesty in there.


12 posted on 08/08/2011 6:48:59 PM PDT by doc
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To: doc

“I hope Mitt does not get the nomination.”

Don’t worry, it WON’T happen. We all NEED to make it NOT HAPPEN.

Palin ‘12!!!


13 posted on 08/08/2011 6:57:52 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: PreciousLiberty

I see Mitty’s only shot is crossover votes from Dems in open primary states.

They know that will guarantee a Tea Party challenger and offer a path to a Clintonian plurality win for Baraq.


14 posted on 08/08/2011 7:00:11 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Jim Robinson

Great Palin quote!

She consistantly nail it every time there is something important happening, and then takes it one step further.

She’s some Number 1 Presidential material that gal is!

It’ll be fatastic to see her turn Obama’s sign around that says, “Closed for Vacation and Golf and Ice Cream” to the side that says “Open for Business!”


15 posted on 08/09/2011 12:54:47 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Bigtigermike
In the future, please link to the original Palin post: http://www.facebook.com/sarahpalin?v=wall#!/notes/sarah-palin/conquering-the-storm/10150260905388435

This CCN article is edited to reflect negatively on Gov. Palin.

16 posted on 08/09/2011 1:20:34 AM PDT by Kennard
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To: JohnBrownUSA; Quill Pen; The Iceman Cometh; Norm Lenhart; Springfield Reformer; ...

(((((PING)))))


17 posted on 08/09/2011 4:59:06 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Bigtigermike; All
Read the whole thing here....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2760683/posts

18 posted on 08/09/2011 5:04:42 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Kennard
In the future, please link to the original Palin post

Sarah's FB post was re-posted here several times last night. The real news here is that CNN and the rest of the MSM are covering it this morning.

19 posted on 08/09/2011 5:05:39 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Bigtigermike
If Sarah wins the nomination, the left will go nuclear in their attempts to defeat her against O'Zero. Her ace in the hole is her ability to speak plainly, her fearlessness in going after the Kenyan and her offering real solutions.

When the spotlight is on her, her words will be heard. If she enters the race that means she believes she can do it and I don't doubt her.

20 posted on 08/09/2011 6:43:51 AM PDT by JPG (Yes She Can!)
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To: JPG

The single most important thing, will be for Palin supporters, and Perry supporters, to avoid somehow becoming adversaries.

The two of them together (or at least not at odds) can prevent a Romney mess, and would be a POWERFUL ticket in 2012.


21 posted on 08/09/2011 6:50:30 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (We are not tea partiers ... we are good tea partiers. Life-long tea partiers)
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To: Bigtigermike

CNN presents a piece on Sarah that is fair and takes no swipes at her! Color me shocked.


22 posted on 08/09/2011 6:50:46 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Kennard

I went to the link to read the entire piece. And I must say that I am not seeing anything negative in it.


23 posted on 08/09/2011 6:54:12 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Open Borders Perry? No, thanks.


24 posted on 08/09/2011 6:56:04 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

bump.


25 posted on 08/09/2011 7:29:41 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: PreciousLiberty; doc
“I hope Mitt does not get the nomination.”

We all NEED to make it NOT HAPPEN.

Use tar, feathers, pitchforks and torches if necessary.

26 posted on 08/09/2011 8:05:19 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: JPG
I like to contemplate their first debate.

Obama: "Ain't gonna be no re-match! Don't want one!"

27 posted on 08/09/2011 9:47:03 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Perry = Romney-Light.


28 posted on 08/09/2011 12:02:54 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: JPG

>> “If Sarah wins the nomination, the left will go nuclear in their attempts to defeat her against O’Zero.” <<

.
I just can’t wait!


29 posted on 08/09/2011 12:39:39 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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