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Sarah Palin Fails To Find Buyer For Latest TV Show
Telegraph(UK) ^ | December 13, 2011 | Nick Allen

Posted on 12/13/2011 6:02:00 PM PST by Steelfish

Sarah Palin Fails To Find Buyer For Latest TV Show Sarah Palin has so far failed to find a buyer for her latest television show idea in a further sign that her star is on the wane.

In the last few years Sarah Palin has made millions of dollars from two books and numerous public appearances By Nick Allen 13 Dec 2011

The former Republican vice presidential candidate's new proposed foray into reality TV would focus on her husband Todd's career as a champion snowmobile racer. It would be a follow up to "Sarah Palin's Alaska," an eight-part travelogue which was sold to The Learning Channel (TLC) for more than $1 million an episode and first broadcast in November last year.

That show followed the former Alaska governor and her family around the state, including footage of her shooting a caribou on a hunting trip, going on a deep sea fishing expedition, and visiting a logging camp. It broke ratings records for a first episode on TLC, drawing more than five million viewers. However, it dropped to three million for the second episode and received mixed reviews, with entertainment industry bible Variety commenting "Boring? You betcha".

Discovery Communications, which owns TLC, has not bought the latest idea for a Palin show. Cable and satellite broadcaster A&E Networks, which bid for the previous series, is also reportedly not interested.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: palin; realityshow; realitytv; sarahpalin; snowmobileracing; toddpalin
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To: greene66

Well I’m not going to argue with you or your ignorance. Your comment shows just how stupid you are.

Hey but you take care now. (dumbass)


51 posted on 12/13/2011 7:22:29 PM PST by Outlaw Woman ( Hello, Hello...Remember me...I'm everything you can't control...)
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To: EveningStar

I don’t know if I can trust your list anymore.

I find it hard to believe Lassie isn’t on the list. Are you sure?????

As for as not being able to sell this new idea to the networks, PTL. No, seriously, P. T. L.!!!

She was a small town mayor. She served as governor for about a year and a half.

She participated on a failed presidential ticket, and tried her best to become the conscience of the Tea Party and Conservatives in America.

She surrendered the validity of that effort, by supporting the likes of McCain for re-election, all the while telling the Tea Party she was one of them and so was John McCain.

I tried watching her Alaska show, and could only stand two and a half shows before I bailed.

I have no idea how anyone can stand to listen to that voice for more than a few moments per day.

It is extremely grating to watch her to try to remain relevant. She’s not even running, and yet she wants to push here agenda in the midst of the build-up to the primary.

Sorry folks. I am way over the open minded way I viewed her just prior to, and during the presidential run with McCain.

I think he benefited from her on the ticket. I think he abused her, by allowing his campaign folks to trash her and by asking her to endorse him despite that.

I have not respect for McCain at all, and would have a lot more for Sarah if she would quit trying to be something she isn’t, a wizard of Conservatism.

Sorry Sarah, you jumped the shark when you jumped on McCain’s band-wagon in 2010.

You just don’t warrant all this attention any longer.


52 posted on 12/13/2011 7:24:46 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Why back in '88, Conservatives backed Gore in Texas. What Reagan revolution? What laegacy?)
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I agree, these threads are entertaining.

The million dollar question is how is she going to get the MSM to talk about her/cover her again after the POTUS race is over? Until then the race will eclipse anything she tries to say.


53 posted on 12/13/2011 7:26:55 PM PST by sickoflibs (Man we are screwed!)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Burn in hell.


54 posted on 12/13/2011 7:27:09 PM PST by greene66
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To: greene66

Oh brother...you need help. Hope you get it. Geez


55 posted on 12/13/2011 7:28:36 PM PST by Outlaw Woman ( Hello, Hello...Remember me...I'm everything you can't control...)
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I don’t think she would have bailed if she felt she’d get even a fair shake from the GOP. The GOP isn’t interested in legit conservatives. Cons are a like a special interest group to the GOP. They’re a necessary voting block but where’s the payoff once a Rep is elected? Face it, the GOP just isn’t that into us.


56 posted on 12/13/2011 7:29:37 PM PST by Hayride
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Oh come on, that made more sense than 90% of those comparisons did. LMAO I hear ya...


57 posted on 12/13/2011 7:30:51 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Why back in '88, Conservatives backed Gore in Texas. What Reagan revolution? What laegacy?)
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To: bobk333
Some of the so called SP supporters are so deranged because she is not running that they are almost suicidal. They are beyond pathetic, and it is mostly the very few of her male supporters so I have concluded that it is an unrequited love,sexual thing. Very disturbing. Most of her supporters both men and women are mature enough,and understanding and pragmatic enough to still support her, and whatever she wants to do.

Then you have the PDS obsessive types, who really get off insulting,and hating her even though she is not even in the race. What must it be like to wake up every day and run to the Computer salivating hoping that a SP thread will assuage their sickness? This could be a Made for TV Movie.

These same sickos think that it is fine for a narcissistic whore master and his slutty wife to occupy the People's House. They want to reward really sick, bad behavior,but trash good behavior.

58 posted on 12/13/2011 7:32:56 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: greene66

I have nothing good to say about Outlaw Woman personally. But on this thread, she is right and you are not even making sense.


59 posted on 12/13/2011 7:34:44 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: DoughtyOne

Great post, I agree 100%


60 posted on 12/13/2011 7:43:10 PM PST by Azzurri
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
If you are an example of a young conservative, then we are in deep doodoo. You need to think like you are over 12 and fighting pimples.

If you do not like her anymore,you fickle little weasel go on threads that do not contain her name. That would require discipline,and you do not have it. At least you are not embarrassing yourself with suicidal sounding posts anymore.

61 posted on 12/13/2011 7:44:30 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: greene66; onyx

“I just file them away as being from the innately ‘corrupt’ wing of the GOP establishment.”

I think many of them have more primal issues, about women, mothers, wives, entrepreneurs and people of faith. Some of them actually are articulate and principled conservatives who then go into wild frothing fits about pretty much any of the Palins. Envy, resentment, longing . . . I don’t know, but the haters are not reacting to anything conscious or rational. It is deeper and more primitive than that, even when the people are not themselves primitives. Some of her supporters are like that too, although most of those turned on her when she decided not to run.

I like her. A lot. She is a squandered asset and too many wanted to see her Borked precisely because she did have so much potential.


62 posted on 12/13/2011 7:47:02 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Steelfish

Wow ! What a tragedy. Sarah will have to live out her days with the several million dollars she made allowing the MSM to belittle and attack her. What a terrible fate to suffer. /s


63 posted on 12/13/2011 7:49:21 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: mylife

‘I guess we can look forward to Herman Cains, “Restauranteur”’

Celebrity death match as Herman Cain and Gordon Ramsey debate ‘cooking fresh’.


64 posted on 12/13/2011 7:49:35 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: yup2394871293; All

“Can’t shake off the notion that Republicans who can stay in the private sector and many of those who can’t... get elected to something.”

I think that nails it - it explains a lot of mediocrity and unprincipled and/or opportunistic politicos we keep getting for president.

It’s clear that among 300+ million Americans, the best people are definitely not the people running for office.


65 posted on 12/13/2011 7:52:24 PM PST by quesney
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To: sickoflibs

I don’t sit on the edge of my seat breathlessly waiting to hear what Fred Thompson has to say, because I don’t have to.

He graciously comes into my living room on a routine basis to inform me about the financial security I can obtain if I would get a reverse mortgage for my home.


66 posted on 12/13/2011 7:58:06 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: samantha

I do like her. I just see her rapidly evolving into a “what could/should have been” and all of it is self inflicted when she is not out there even trying in Iowa right now.

the media argument and the mean liberals threatening her arguement only works if she is out there trying. shes not even trying.

its sad that we will never know how good she would do in these elections because she is sitting at home.


67 posted on 12/13/2011 7:59:00 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: DoughtyOne

Come on now, no-one forced you to give that $1K donation to Sarah-PAC two weeks before she let us know she decided she wouldn’t run

Think of it as a learning experience.

:)


68 posted on 12/13/2011 7:59:46 PM PST by sickoflibs (Man we are screwed!)
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To: Steelfish
Everybody here flamed me back in the summer when I said that if she didn't run, she would quickly become irrelevant.

The reason that her TV time was so popular was because a huge percentage of viewers were counting on her becoming president. She disappointed, and now she is disappointed.

69 posted on 12/13/2011 8:00:19 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: Steelfish

Why is she shopping yet another show? Enough already.


70 posted on 12/13/2011 8:01:02 PM PST by montag813
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To: DoughtyOne
Your entire post sounds like sour grapes and is loaded with misinformation. What has happened to you?

JD was a horrible,stinky candidate,and she backed Mccain before JD even put his hat in the ring. When are you people going to get a grip and stop blaming SP for JD being a $hitty candidate. If he had been the candidate in AZ instead of Mccain that seat would have been a DemocRAT seat pickup. Everyone knows that Mccain is a prostitute, but this was AZ.

SP served over 2 1/2 years as Governor. Why are you lying? How long do you think RR’s term as Governor of California would have been had he won the GOP Presidential nomination,then the General Election the first time he ran? By the time he would have been sworn in as President he would have been Governor of California 2 years.

You need to pick a decent candidate and stop trying to beat up on someone because you are pissed at the really crappy field. Stop blaming SP, look in the mirror.

71 posted on 12/13/2011 8:01:11 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: Hayride
You are right, they never stuck up for her or defended her about anything. She was fighting these wars by herself, and the enemy was both Republican and DemocRAT scum.
72 posted on 12/13/2011 8:05:08 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: Steelfish

Is her 15 minutes of fame over?

She shoulda run...she would be knocking them out of the ballpark!

Instead, she’s consigned herself to mediocrity......


73 posted on 12/13/2011 8:05:43 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: greene66

You are absolutely right, and I can’t help but wonder why more Freepers don’t see it. As much as we need her, and as much as I wanted her to run for three years, I was so afraid for her that I was relieved when she didn’t. Relieved for her, I mean, but not for the country.


74 posted on 12/13/2011 8:05:43 PM PST by CatDancer (Tag line is in the oven baking.)
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To: Steelfish

I love Sarah, but I knew that her star power would plunge if she dropped out of the Pres. sweepstakes. The shame of it is that I believe now more than ever that she would have won the nomination handily. Bob


75 posted on 12/13/2011 8:06:05 PM PST by alstewartfan ("And your oarsman stands with his knife in hand, and his eyes spell 'Mutiny'" Al Stewart)
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To: ngat

Wise? I say her decision will have tragic consequences for America. Bob


76 posted on 12/13/2011 8:07:55 PM PST by alstewartfan ("And your oarsman stands with his knife in hand, and his eyes spell 'Mutiny'" Al Stewart)
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To: DoughtyOne

Yeesh... What a bunch of sour grapes useless gnashing of teeth (not you, exactly, but the whole thread).

Does the country need more people, or fewer... with the drive, enthusiasm, patriotism, energy and love of family and country like she has? Good grief. Have a little perspective, people. If only there were more like her around. A fewer people taking cheap shots at folks like that.

I’ll take her for a friend and neighbor, any day, over any bad-mouthing whiner.


77 posted on 12/13/2011 8:08:01 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: EveningStar

Excellent list. Where’d you get it?


78 posted on 12/13/2011 8:08:08 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Poison Pill

The fuss was about a successful, principled conservative leader. We don’t have that now. Bob


79 posted on 12/13/2011 8:09:26 PM PST by alstewartfan ("And your oarsman stands with his knife in hand, and his eyes spell 'Mutiny'" Al Stewart)
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To: writer33
****Probably still paying off all those legal bills from when she was Governor of Alaska.****

You mean the ones due to frivilous "ethical" complaints?

80 posted on 12/13/2011 8:10:24 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
RE :”I don’t sit on the edge of my seat breathlessly waiting to hear what Fred Thompson has to say, because I don’t have to.

Maybe if she cant get another gig she will say ‘what the heck?” and change her mind about jumping in.
Let's all chant together 'Run Sarah Run......" so she hears us.

81 posted on 12/13/2011 8:11:26 PM PST by sickoflibs (Man we are screwed!)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
"she decided not to run so she could do nonsense like this ?"

The only reason there was an audience before is because enough of us thought she might run.

82 posted on 12/13/2011 8:12:16 PM PST by moehoward
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To: All

Personally I hope Sarah Palin makes lots of money and she rubs it in the face of every leftwing metro and apparently some jilted freepers.


83 posted on 12/13/2011 8:12:52 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: bobk333

Excellent!!!


84 posted on 12/13/2011 8:13:50 PM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR FLIPPIN BUST)
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To: EveningStar

LOL


85 posted on 12/13/2011 8:14:02 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: bobk333

>> “rest assured that both Sarah Palin and the Tea Party will be the determining factor in the outcome of the races.” <<

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I don’t see that happening. - She had a chance to do something historic, and had massive backing, like no one has had before, but she got cold feet.

She would have had huge coattails following her into the white house, but with the field so uninspiring and widely spread now, that’s all gone. We may well lose congress and the presidency; who do we have to inspire us?


86 posted on 12/13/2011 8:14:22 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: Steelfish

Palin completely misunderstood the nature of her popularity.

We did not want to see Palin on television.

We want to see her in the White House.

WAKE UP PALIN. Get off the sideline.

American calls.


87 posted on 12/13/2011 8:16:01 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("FREE TRADERS": Self-loathing Americans)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Agree!


88 posted on 12/13/2011 8:16:41 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
When you grow up some day, you will be really blown away by you duplicity in piling on a woman that was hit on all sides,and is still standing. You would have crapped your knickers at one death threat.

You are lying to yourself. She will be back, and when she comes back in whatever capacity she chooses,please do not even act like you support her endeavors, I don't need to read psycho sounding posts.

89 posted on 12/13/2011 8:17:06 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: samantha

Well, one rather interesting thing has come from all this. For three years, Palin was taking the full brunt of media hellfire for the GOP, conservatives, and the Tea Party.

Now that she has opted to remove herself from the bullseye, the whole GOP field is laid bare on the battlefield, and revealed to be pretty damned pathetic.


90 posted on 12/13/2011 8:17:23 PM PST by greene66
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To: editor-surveyor

There’s not even been one primary vote cast yet.

It’s time to stop messing around, and someone needs to talk some sense into Governor Palin.

Our nation is at stake. This is not the time for selfish concerns.

This is time to change history.


91 posted on 12/13/2011 8:17:58 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("FREE TRADERS": Self-loathing Americans)
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To: sickoflibs

I thought that’s what the “We are the Earthquake” campaign was about. Or was it the Iowa commercial that is being run by C4P? They’ve been screaming “Run Sarah Run” for months now.

Even her brother was begging for her to reconsider.

And she stood pat and didn’t budge.

Steven Bannon must be dismayed at the amount of money he invested in her “Undefeated” movie.

Speaking of which...

I tried to find that movie at my Walmart. I couldn’t find it anywhere. It isn’t available there.


92 posted on 12/13/2011 8:18:53 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: alstewartfan

Take heart, and Stay tuned......


93 posted on 12/13/2011 8:20:37 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: Steelfish

How much money did Obama make from his books being bought by the military an passed around the world? Paid for by us taxpayers?

Oh wait, that’s not news is it? Degrading Sarah Palin, that’s news....old news, but apparently still news???


94 posted on 12/13/2011 8:20:45 PM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Ramius

Exactly.........


95 posted on 12/13/2011 8:21:51 PM PST by samantha ( Sarah Palin TEAple leader to save America. Herman Cain & Santorum)
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To: sagar

>> “Sorry, but Paling is still an intriguing figure whom political hacks and insiders hate.” <<

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True as far as it goes, but its not who hates her that counts. We have lots of jerks here at FR that hate her, but they amount to nothing. The American people had become largely obsessed with the vision of her in the white house, and she deeply hurt the people that loved her. She is destined to find out how deep that wound is.


96 posted on 12/13/2011 8:22:23 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule
You mean the ones due to frivilous "ethical" complaints?

Yes, sir.

97 posted on 12/13/2011 8:24:39 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: montag813

all;

Any word on how her lawsuit against Random House is progressing?


98 posted on 12/13/2011 8:24:57 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: greene66
Well, one rather interesting thing has come from all this. For three years, Palin was taking the full brunt of media hellfire for the GOP, conservatives, and the Tea Party.

Now that she has opted to remove herself from the bullseye, the whole GOP field is laid bare on the battlefield, and revealed to be pretty damned pathetic.

Excellent observation. I will always wonder what would have been, had Sarah Palin thrown her hat into the ring. She was the only Republican to take it to Obama consistently, and if it were not for her, John Boehner would still be crying in the corner as the House Minority Leader.

A lot of folks on here need to shed their PDS. They have never risked what she risked, not endured what she endured.

Obama has nothing on the PDS-er's about throwing people under a bus, that's for sure.

99 posted on 12/13/2011 8:26:34 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; indylindy; reaganaut
RE :"I thought that’s what the “We are the Earthquake” campaign was about. Or was it the Iowa commercial that is being run by C4P? They’ve been screaming “Run Sarah Run” for months now."

Maybe we didn't sound enthusiastic enough. There were many doubters here and that may have weighted her decision, and bad Karma. Maybe we were not worthy of her run. But there is still hope :)

We can try again in 2016. Maybe a National commercial on all the networks and cable News called 'Run Sarah run' is a good start. And do a better job neutralizing dissenters.

100 posted on 12/13/2011 8:28:00 PM PST by sickoflibs (Man we are screwed!)
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