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Palin Effect: Fischer Wins Nebraska Primary
breitbart.com/ ^ | 5/16/12 | Mike Flynn

Posted on 05/16/2012 6:51:30 AM PDT by Justaham

Just two weeks ago, the battle for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Nebraska was between state Attorney General Jim Bruning and state Treasurer Don Stenburg. Neither inspired the growing base of conservative voters. They were, to be charitable, standard conservative-ish career politicians. Mama Grizzly Sarah Palin shook up the race with a late endorsement of state Senator Debby Fischer. It made all the difference.

I follow politics very closely, yet I hadn't heard of the Fischer candidacy until Palin's endorsement. National tea party groups like FreedomWorks had put all their resources behind Stenburg, with nary a thought about Fischer. A good reminder that these groups aren't as plugged into the grassroots as they like to claim.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: debfischer; gopprimary; ne2012; nebraskaprimary; teaparty

1 posted on 05/16/2012 6:51:33 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

YAHOO!!!!!


2 posted on 05/16/2012 6:53:09 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: Justaham

Don’t know anything about her, but how does she stack up against Kerrey?


3 posted on 05/16/2012 6:53:29 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Justaham

The GOP-e candidate who came in second, as well as DeMint (who had endorsed the 3rd placed finisher) immediately endorsed her and said now is the time for all republicans to get behind her.


4 posted on 05/16/2012 6:53:35 AM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Justaham

I think Sarah deserves another shot at the VP spot. How much more can she be vetted? Every stone has been overturned and every lie told...........


5 posted on 05/16/2012 6:54:37 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems

Interesting proposal.


6 posted on 05/16/2012 6:55:43 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Justaham

“Be fearless. Have courage. Stand for something. “

Amen Brother!


7 posted on 05/16/2012 6:55:59 AM PDT by tiger
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To: icwhatudo

I still like him, but, I’m a little disappointed in Jim DeMint. He can make endorsements and put his 2 cents worth of his opinion in when asked, but he did not have the guts to run in 2012. That was a loss for the Conservative movement.


8 posted on 05/16/2012 6:56:50 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems

Palin/Romney would work. Romney could be a half way decent VP. And in my opinion a lousy President.


9 posted on 05/16/2012 6:59:20 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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To: no dems

Did Rove just crap in his nickers?


10 posted on 05/16/2012 7:01:53 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Justaham

......former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee supported Bruning, who maintained a fundraising and organizational lead.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Huckabee: Another one, like DeMint, who did not have the guts to run this year. I’m glad Huckabee’s guy lost and DeMint’s dude came in third with only 19%. Ha! Sarah kicked butt.


11 posted on 05/16/2012 7:02:26 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems
Romney/West 2012.

Sarah would make an excellent Energy Secretary under Romney if given a clear mandate (and free reign) to get America truly energy independent in 8 years.

12 posted on 05/16/2012 7:02:36 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: W. W. SMITH

Romney, Chosen Loser by the DNC, RNME, and GOPe,
should pull out and save America.

But Romney is for ... Romney.


13 posted on 05/16/2012 7:03:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Justaham

Glad to hear Palin still wields some serious clout in the GOP. Question is.. will Fischer pull off the win in November? This state was considered an easy pickup for the GOP. Is it still?


14 posted on 05/16/2012 7:09:03 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Justaham

She is such a breath of fresh air. She’s positive, has faith, is solid in her Conservative convictions...she truly is Reagan’s heir.


15 posted on 05/16/2012 7:09:19 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (When we cease to be good we'll cease to be great. Be for Goode.)
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To: icwhatudo
"The GOP-e candidate who came in second, as well as DeMint (who had endorsed the 3rd placed finisher) immediately endorsed her and said now is the time for all republicans to get behind her."

Good for them- that's how it's supposed to be done. Dick Lugar should be taking notes.

16 posted on 05/16/2012 7:10:06 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Justaham

Media news rooms and liberal opinion writers must be completely confused on how to spin this..


17 posted on 05/16/2012 7:11:28 AM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: Justaham

Harry Reid said “the TEA Party will disappear as the economy improves.”


18 posted on 05/16/2012 7:18:13 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: ScottinVA
Glad to hear Palin still wields some serious clout in the GOP. Question is.. will Fischer pull off the win in November? This state was considered an easy pickup for the GOP. Is it still?

Obviously time will tell, but I think Bruning had so much negative baggage that Fischer is a much better candidate. Just based on registered R's in Nebraska outnumbering D's by a pretty big margin and an expected huge turnout this November I think its still in the easy pick up column.
19 posted on 05/16/2012 7:24:47 AM PDT by tuwood
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To: Justaham
This good news for Conservatives. Unfortunately, the libtards and their lapdog media will crucify Fischer at every turn. They can't stand to have a women like that win.
20 posted on 05/16/2012 7:27:07 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: icwhatudo
The GOP-e candidate who came in second, as well as DeMint (who had endorsed the 3rd placed finisher) immediately endorsed her and said now is the time for all republicans to get behind her.

It's a pleasure to see this come so quickly. Thanks.
21 posted on 05/16/2012 7:29:38 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Baynative
Media news rooms and liberal opinion writers must be completely confused on how to spin this..

Right now, they're more interested in how they're gonna keep their jobs. Many media employees are just as dazzled by the current events as everyone else and really are lost regarding what's going on.
22 posted on 05/16/2012 7:34:08 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: ScottinVA

The GOP is going to be nervous this fall having to fight for a few states that would have been easy wins (Indiana, Nebraska and maybe Utah). But I think they are probably good bets to win.

This last minute booster shot for conservatives in primary races is what Palin seems to excel in. I hope this one pays off.


23 posted on 05/16/2012 7:36:39 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
In the old days there was E.F. Hutton....And a. Commercial. When. E.F. Hutton speaks people listen....I guess we can Say when Sarah speaks people listen... Go Sarah. Only a women president can save America
24 posted on 05/16/2012 7:46:33 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: no dems

see tagline ...


25 posted on 05/16/2012 7:49:37 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: WellyP

Just call him Mr Stinky Drawers!


26 posted on 05/16/2012 7:52:08 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Justaham

Drudge STILL hasn’t picked this up!


27 posted on 05/16/2012 7:54:22 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Hojczyk

I see the GOP building a good team of conservative women. And out of that team I hope we will find the first woman president.


28 posted on 05/16/2012 7:59:13 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

I hope that Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Ted Cruz in the Texas Senatorial Contest (against David Dewhurst) has the same positive result as did her Nebraska endorsement of Fischer.


29 posted on 05/16/2012 8:24:27 AM PDT by T Baden (Tenth Amendment Texan)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Would imagine she measures up like Scott Walker did to Tom Barret when he became Gov of Wisconsin...same party, different party, machs nicht - a positive difference is a positive difference.


30 posted on 05/16/2012 8:26:55 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: no dems

Demint for VP.


31 posted on 05/16/2012 8:35:26 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: T Baden

...... as long as they both win in November.


32 posted on 05/16/2012 8:36:23 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: JaguarXKE

It is 9:00am and Drudge still is keeping it off his site, he has a huge banner about a Romney poll in NC.

I think we can assume that Drudge is dropping the gauntlet against conservatives and the Palin wing of the Romney party.

He is shooting the bird at us, the gloves are off.


33 posted on 05/16/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by ansel12 (When immutable definition of Bible marriage of One Man, One Woman, is in jeopardy, call the Mormon.)
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To: ansel12

Don’t get angry at the RINO/GOP...

take it over.


34 posted on 05/16/2012 9:10:12 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: ansel12

Rush has been on fire today about it! He also made a comment a few minutes ago - “the only war against women the Republicans have been engaged in is the establishment Republican’s war against Sarah Palin!” He’s calling it like it is!


35 posted on 05/16/2012 10:05:23 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Don’t know anything about her, but how does she stack up against Kerrey?

Nobody else got your intimation; we must be getting older.
36 posted on 05/16/2012 10:35:14 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: no dems

No way! She wouldn’t be interested.

However, I wouldn’t be so sure if the nominee was Newt! Voters acted ‘stupidly’ - it is almost unforgivable, IMO.


37 posted on 05/16/2012 11:24:31 AM PDT by presently no screen name (God First!! VAB: Voting Against Both---> Romney and Obama.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Thanks for posting that - and who did Sarah vote for? He should have pumped that up back then!


38 posted on 05/16/2012 11:27:13 AM PDT by presently no screen name (God First!! VAB: Voting Against Both---> Romney and Obama.)
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To: ansel12

I haven’t been to Drudge since Bloody Thursday - so I’m not surprise to read he still has his head in the Romney hole. He lost credibility and he can’t get that back - he works now by the orders of others.


39 posted on 05/16/2012 11:32:30 AM PDT by presently no screen name (God First!! VAB: Voting Against Both---> Romney and Obama.)
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To: Justaham

Ain’t dead here either!

http://www.rallyforcommonsense.org/

May 19! THIS SATURDAY in central Missouri! Join us!


40 posted on 05/16/2012 1:26:37 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: DTogo

“Romney/West 2012.”

Why would you want LTC West to sully his reputation by being associated with that total liberal, cultic, flip flopper Romney?

Besides, Romney has a monumental ego. He will only pick someone who can’t outshine him.....which is going to be difficult in that just about anybody “outshines” him!


41 posted on 05/16/2012 5:46:54 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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