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Is Sarah Palin Really Out of the Race? (Sal Russo, TPX)
Tea Party Express ^ | October 13, 2011 | Sal Russo

Posted on 10/13/2011 2:06:15 PM PDT by Syncro

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Repeating this part:

I have to admit that her decision left me with some sadness. But then I realized that this wasn’t the end, but it was the beginning of a new chapter of Governor Palin standing up for America.

She will be out there supporting good, solid conservative candidates for public office. When the book is written on the 2012 election, I bet there will be a big chapter on how effective Governor Palin was in helping to win elections across this great country.


1 posted on 10/13/2011 2:06:25 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: onyx

Hi Onyx, remember this gal?

LOL

Spread this around OK?


2 posted on 10/13/2011 2:07:59 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
Is Sarah Palin Really Out of the Race?

I think so, yeah.

3 posted on 10/13/2011 2:08:39 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner

Not the race at your picnic silly!


4 posted on 10/13/2011 2:10:13 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Since Perry imploded, I am almost wishing she would reconsider, and if Cain implodes... I think I might have to start begging.


5 posted on 10/13/2011 2:11:22 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Syncro

The Shoot is next weekend!
Exploding targets, floating targets....

And a picnic. Come on out!


6 posted on 10/13/2011 2:13:25 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Syncro

is she?

NOPE


7 posted on 10/13/2011 2:16:17 PM PDT by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: humblegunner

Ah, wish I could.

Sounds like another good shoot coming up, have fun!


8 posted on 10/13/2011 2:16:54 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Well, Palin was certainly effective in the 2010 election, to put it mildly. Unfortunately, the backstabbing slime in the GOP establishment gave her no credit whatsoever, and instead blamed her for races that were ‘not’ successful! It seems as though the lesson is that it doesn’t really pay to be a ‘good soldier’ when it comes to an organization like the GOP. The Tea Party is now finding this out as well.


9 posted on 10/13/2011 2:18:34 PM PDT by greene66
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To: greene66
It seems as though the lesson is that it doesn’t really pay to be a ‘good soldier’ when it comes to an organization like the GOP. The Tea Party is now finding this out as well.

Oh I wouldn't worry about that, green.

Palin isn't boxed in by the GOP.

And btw the Tea Party Movement knew that from the git go. That's one of the reasons it was needed.

Catch up greene!

10 posted on 10/13/2011 2:25:40 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I don’t think Cain is going to implode.


11 posted on 10/13/2011 2:25:40 PM PDT by Jemian (No Newt Never!)
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To: Syncro
We don't need a cheerleader. We need a Conservative POTUS with Government experience and no record of being OWNED by Corporations or lobbyists.

If Sarah doesn't somehow get in THIS YEAR'S Presidential Race and win, IMO, we are utterly screwed.

12 posted on 10/13/2011 2:28:56 PM PDT by sklar
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To: Jemian

I think the implosion has already begun. Remember it took 3 debates of everyone pilling on him to destroy Perry, and Cain has only been through 1 with everyone pilling on him so far, and I already started to see through the veneer.


13 posted on 10/13/2011 2:29:59 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Syncro

Nothing Sarah Palin does or says will have any bearing on the next election.

Her ONE CARD was She Might Be President. That’s it. She Might Be President.

That card engendered breathless terror in the MSM, hence the constant coverage of her every move and utterance. And the derision, of course.

Supporters listened to her endorsements because She Might Be President.

She has taken that card out of the deck. She’s handed over her weapons and broken her sword. Whatever metaphor you want to use — she’s out of the game unless she reconsiders or decides to run for the Senate.


14 posted on 10/13/2011 2:30:30 PM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: Jemian

having said that though, I hope you are right because I have a ton of money bet on Cain now at long odds, that if he actually won the nomination would pay off my home mortgage :)

so go Cain!

lol


15 posted on 10/13/2011 2:31:45 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Blue Ink
She’s handed over her weapons and broken her sword.

I believed from the beginning that her power was based on her candidacy. She is now one of a number of voices calling for a conservative majority.

16 posted on 10/13/2011 2:37:11 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Government must be taken back from the thieves who have stolen it.)
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To: Syncro
This is off sunject (sort of) but ... I purchased a copy of "UNDEFEATED" yesterday at WalMart in one of their $5 bins and when we played it, the sound track overpowered the narration.

Is this the way it was produced or do I have some kind of rip-off?

By concentrating, I got the narration, but it was work for my brain to separate the sound track from the narration.

17 posted on 10/13/2011 2:37:26 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: sklar
Well, you may not like cheerleaders, but I do!


This is a cheerleader

This is Sarah Palin


With Dr. Zoo. He's the one with the camera

18 posted on 10/13/2011 2:38:48 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Blue Ink
She Might Be President.

Yea, probably January 2017.

19 posted on 10/13/2011 2:43:04 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: knarf
I got one when it came out, with the audio book as a rider.

I haven't watched the movie yet, but I do know that lots of movies and music are hard for me to hear the narrative and lyrics because of the background sound being so loud.

It my case it is because of ear damage.

The book audio disc I wanted to listen to in my vehicle, but my CD player doesn't play mp3's.

Dern that advanced techknowlegy!

20 posted on 10/13/2011 2:46:39 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
"maybe even worse than the President Jimmy Carter"

Kinda disheartening when you understand the optimists don't understand. Obama is much worse than Carter was. Compare an ant walking across your path and the collision of galaxy clusters.

No, a Palin 2012 candidacy/presidency was our last (and now lost) chance.


21 posted on 10/13/2011 2:47:19 PM PDT by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: Syncro

Thanks for trivializing the end of The United States of America.


22 posted on 10/13/2011 2:49:11 PM PDT by sklar
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To: sklar

Quiter.

Don’t worry, there are still enough of us around that still believe in the United States of America and will continue to work on keeping it free and safe.


23 posted on 10/13/2011 2:52:18 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
There's a Sunday night program called Magnificent Disasters (or something like that) that both my wife and I agree is the same thing.

Liza also agrees with the 'Defeated' statement ... the sound track is too loud.

Thanx .. I appreciate your comment.

24 posted on 10/13/2011 2:54:40 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Syncro
Quiter.

Looser.

25 posted on 10/13/2011 2:59:04 PM PDT by sklar
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To: TexasFreeper2009
I think the implosion has already begun. Remember it took 3 debates of everyone pilling on him to destroy Perry, and Cain has only been through 1 with everyone pilling on him so far, and I already started to see through the veneer.

Nobody has piled on Perry. In fact, he had Romney wander right across his sights where Perry should have blasted him at point-blank range for flip-flopping, and all Perry could manage to do was to put his foot in his mouth and then blast his foot into smithereens.

Perry is every bit as stupid in reality as they falsely accused Bush of being.

Cheers!

26 posted on 10/13/2011 3:14:50 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

nobody piled on Perry?

ROFL

for three straight debates everyone including the moderators attacked Perry. They didn’t stop till his poll numbers plumetted, and they could attack the next conservative on the rise (cain) attack complete with a special video of him presenting his 999 plan to some audience.


27 posted on 10/13/2011 3:17:53 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Blue Ink
She’s handed over her weapons and broken her sword.

You're spot on. Her sun has set.

28 posted on 10/13/2011 3:18:42 PM PDT by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: sklar
Looser

Actually I've tightened up quite a bit.

Hugh seris stuned beeber L00ser

29 posted on 10/13/2011 3:21:17 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Perrywinkle, go back and refund your check to the Perry campaign.

Your agitprop is not convincing anyone here; and Perry is liable to get annoyed at wasting his money.

Cheers!

30 posted on 10/13/2011 3:26:47 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers; TexasFreeper2009

grey_whiskers is spot on.

RINO Perry declared himself weak and a RINO
at the debates. He also was not clear
or prepared.

Sending his wife out to whine today about “religion” is
nothing more than Perry hiding behind her skirt.


31 posted on 10/13/2011 3:42:19 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: sklar

Never underestimate the left-wing’s ability to self-destruct.

NYC will be clearing-out the OWS protesters tomorrow. Should be a good show and prove what I just said above.


32 posted on 10/13/2011 3:49:48 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: All
Posted an hour ago on the internets:

Putting Sarah Palin to Work in the Republican Primaries

As a spokesperson and advocate for the values and issues that are important to Tea Partiers, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is a force of nature – no one else comes close to her ability to turn-out and fire-up a crowd. Palin disappointed many Tea Party and grassroots conservative activists when she announced she would not run for President in 2012 – but with that announcement came a commitment to be involved in a “decisive” way in the coming election.

One of the ways that Palin is already making a difference is by keeping the issue of crony capitalism front and center in her speeches. This is a much-needed contribution, because keeping the political debate focused on changing Washington’s insider culture is vital to achieving real reform of the federal government’s out-of-control budget and tax system.

However, in my opinion, the best way for Governor Palin to advance the Tea Party and conservative cause is to recruit and support Tea Party and grassroots conservative candidates running in Republican primary elections for Congress, the U.S. Senate and state legislatures.

Imagine the effect of a well-organized, Palin-backed, district-by-district effort to recruit conservatives to run in primary elections where there is an establishment Republican, an open seat, or a complacent Democrat.

Those Republican primary elections are where Palin’s involvement really could be decisive.

Even better, the model is already there in what she and Senator Jim DeMint did in 2010 to help Tea Partiers surge past establishment candidates in a number of important Republican primary elections.

Palin’s endorsement in the 2012 Republican presidential primary will be much-sought-after, but she could make a more lasting contribution to the conservative cause by leading the effort to recruit and nominate constitutional conservative candidates in key Republican primary elections.


33 posted on 10/13/2011 3:51:24 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Blue Ink

First off, Sarah Palin is still a force to be reckoned with unless you are writing off the tea party movement, too.

Secondly, no way will Palin ever run for the senate. That would be a total waste of her leadership talents.


34 posted on 10/13/2011 3:58:33 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: knarf

I purchased the Undefeated/Going Rogue pack at Walmart for $15 and it worked great. I’m wondering if you got a copy that someone bootlegged.


36 posted on 10/13/2011 4:09:05 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: upsdriver

Beats me .. it was shrinkwrapped and all and it was not the only one ... pd $13


37 posted on 10/13/2011 4:12:16 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Blue Ink; Louis Foxwell; Syncro; onyx
Nothing Sarah Palin does or says will have any bearing on the next election.

I'll predict that Sarah Palin will have more effect on races involving tea party endorsed candidates than the GOP presidential nominee will.

Take the time to watch her speech "Defending the Republic" from Oct. 7th and read about her speech in South Korea. (waiting for the video to be posted) She still offers more substance not running than do those who are running.

38 posted on 10/13/2011 4:19:44 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: Blue Ink
Your post # 14 is absolutely right. And Palin is too politically savvy and "alleycat smart" not to have known that.

She bowed out the very next day after Christie made his Not Running Announcement official.

Something happened behind the scenes... What, I don't know.

39 posted on 10/13/2011 4:20:10 PM PDT by sklar
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To: knarf

I’d take it back and get it replaced. You may have gotten a bad one. Before you do, tho, try it in a different player.


40 posted on 10/13/2011 4:22:15 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: upsdriver
Thanks for throwing some depth to the shallow thinkers.

: > )

41 posted on 10/13/2011 4:27:25 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: upsdriver

I agree that Sarah is substantively superior to all of the candidates. That she is not a candidate, however, reduces her impact to that of a commentator, not someone with skin in the game.


42 posted on 10/13/2011 4:34:15 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Government must be taken back from the thieves who have stolen it.)
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To: Syncro
Food for thought, Herman Cain would be 67 at his inauguration, if elected, and may not desire to seek a second term. This would open the door for Palin to run in 2016 when she will be all the more seasoned, not to mention that her kids will be a lot older.

So while her decision not to run might have disappointed a lot of people, it may be the best decision for her in the long run.

43 posted on 10/13/2011 4:39:12 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Blue Ink

Unless she is employing the Muslim practice of deceit.


44 posted on 10/13/2011 5:03:12 PM PDT by mcshot (Neither handsome or handy but took an oath and will vote to save our Country.)
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To: SamAdams76
"Food for thought, Herman Cain would be 67 at his inauguration, if elected, and may not desire to seek a second term. This would open the door for Palin to run in 2016"

Here's an appetizer for you. Without Palin in the WH there will be no USA in 2016.

Just guessing... you're young and in the throes of optimism and denial based on fear of what's to come.


45 posted on 10/13/2011 5:16:06 PM PDT by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: mcshot
**Unless she is employing the Muslim practice of deceit.**

Seething with blind rage so much that something like that oozes out of your keyboard?

46 posted on 10/13/2011 5:18:31 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: SamAdams76; Syncro
So while her decision not to run might have disappointed a lot of people, it may be the best decision for her in the long run.

It may have been a good decision for the tea party movement as well. Consider that Palin got the nomination and the GOP establishment elites withhold their support and votes. They could then blame Sarah and the tea party for the defeat. Don't think so? I do. The GOP elites would rather have Obama win than let the tea party take their power away from them. By declining to run, I believe Palin outsmarted them.

Now we can work to add to the tea party strength in offices and plan for 2016. I'm going to predict that Romney is nominated and elected in '12. In four years, we'll(tea party/Palin) will challenge both the Democrats AND the GOP establishment. By then, we'll be in a much stronger position to do so.

P.S. Those here who care to excitedly jump all over this theory are quite likely not "tea party" supporters. We'll see. :p

P.P.S It doesn't have to be Palin who challenges in '16. Another leader may surface who is just as good. Time will tell.

47 posted on 10/13/2011 6:14:46 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: knarf; Syncro

>>> I purchased a copy of “UNDEFEATED” yesterday at WalMart in one of their $5 bins

“Oct 4, 2011 – You can purchase The Undefeated DVD starting tomorrow at Wal-Mart.”

That sure didn’t take long.


48 posted on 10/13/2011 9:18:11 PM PDT by tlb
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To: sklar
She bowed out the very next day after Christie made his Not Running Announcement official. Something happened behind the scenes... What, I don't know.

LG Speculation #5: Maybe she had predicated her run all along on another RiNO's entering the race to split Mittens's base.

Then Perry jumped in, a RiNO identifying against type as "conservative" (the RiNO's were smart enough to get a Judas horse that at least looks "conservative"), and Christie backed out, sealing the deal for Romney. Lots of insider opinion is going around saying Romney's got it bagged now, and for similar reasons, maybe Sarah came to that same conclusion -- or concluded that any more conservatives in the race (her) would really seal the deal for Romney.

49 posted on 10/14/2011 4:11:22 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: Syncro; onyx; stevie_d_64; hocndoc
[TPX Story] She will be out there supporting good, solid conservative candidates for public office.

Keep in mind that the Tea Party Express, which has a leadership and board, has a) formed a new group, State Tea Party Express, which has b) explicitly endorsed and partnered with Rick Perry and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. (See thread on FR.)

This means that TPX will be working hard now to bring a Sarah Palin endorsement to Rick Perry. I don't see how you escape that logic.

And be mindful also of what Bill Kristol said the other day, that the RiNO Establishment sees Perry as their guy. The endgame is that they will now marginalize the conservatives and bring Romney and Perry together in another "Compact of Fifth Avenue" (the RiNO skunk job of 1960), and that they'll try to get Sarah's endorsement of their steaming deal -- making her a Judas horse as much as Perry, and destroying her credibility for next cycle after Romney loses.

Criticisms? Demurrers? Discuss among yourselves.

Truth in advocacy: Right now, I favor Herman Cain .... and Michele, still.

50 posted on 10/14/2011 4:21:40 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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