Skip to comments.Governor Palin Endorses Steelman in Republican Senate Primary
Posted on 07/17/2012 2:46:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Today United State Senate candidate from Missouri Sarah Steelman is proud to announce that she has earned the endorsement of former Governor and Vice Presidential Nominee, Sarah Palin. Steelman, whose willingness to fight the establishment has often drawn comparison to Governor Palin, believes this endorsement from such a strong conservative leader is evidence of her conviction to reform Washington D.C. and take back our country.
"I am deeply honored and humbled to have earned the endorsement of Governor Palin, whose willingness to stand up and fight for what is right, regardless of the political consequences, has blazed a trail for conservatives who believe as we do, that the status quo has got to go. I am ready to join Governor Palin and lead the fight in the Senate to restore fiscal discipline and speak truth to power by putting this country back into the hands of the people!" said Steelman.
Sarah Steelman requested Governor Palin's support at the onset of her campaign for US Senate. Today Governor Palin released the following statement in support of Sarah Steelman's campaign:
As we seek to fundamentally restore our great nation to strength and prosperity, we must send more commonsense conservatives to the U.S. Senate. We need sincere public servants who will fight for us, not the special interests and the permanent political class in Washington. Sarah Steelman will fight for all of Missouri and all of us, and that is why we must send her to D.C. this fall.
Sarah has run a grassroots campaign the way it should be run - handshake by handshake, voter by voter, farm to farm, not TV ad after TV ad...
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p.s. I love Sarah Palin but do not want Steelman as US Senator.
Why? I’m not familiar with Steelman.
I dont believe that she is a true conservative. Do you live in Missouri? I do.
No, I live in NC. I’m just curious about your views on her. Do you have specific information that makes her a bad candidate?
I have always liked Sarah Steelman and its good to see Sarah getting behind her.
I shall also use the "Romney" excuse to those who don't like her though, "At least she's not a Democrat!"
Sarah, you're blowing it here.
Given Palin’s endorsement of RINO Carly Fiorina over conservative Chuck DeVore in the California Senate race against Boxer, I do not consider her preferences a reliable indication of merit.
why not contact her - doubt she knows all the in’s and out’s that those who live in Missouri do.
Palin didn’t do her homework on this one. Steelman puts her personal agenda so far ahead of anything else that I don’t think she will do the hard work needed in Washington. That narcissistic streak is a perfect fit for a hard left turn one of these days, and soon.
I love Steelman. Met her a few months ago and was impressed.
I attended a Farm Bureau meet the candidate gathering last night. Todd Akin was the only Senate candidate and he sure sounded conservative to me. Aug. 7 is the primary and then we will know. Also got polled today on phone with question, “Who would you support, Claire Mccaskill or Republican opponent?” Wondered what that meant.
The Missouri GOP establishment doesn’t like Steelman. That sounds like a ringing endorsement to me.
I live in Missouri. We have three candidates running for the GOP nomination: Steelman, Todd Akin, and John Brunner. I’d vote for any of them over ObamaClaire McCaskill, of course. But I have not yet made up my mind as to which one I will vote for in the primary. Palin’s endorsement has no bearing on my decision one way or the other. The three candidates have had a couple of debates thus far, which I did not see. As we get closer to August 7, I will watch the video of those debates, look into it more, etc., and then decide. My default preference would be Akin, since he’s my congressman, but if one of the other two looks substantially better, I could be persuaded.
That's not to say anything bad about Akin. I would have no problem voting for him should he take the Primary.
The money problem in this State is the fact that our Governor, Jay Nixon (Dem) is raising ton$! Ma McCaskill is doing good as well in the fund raising dept. Will be a tough fight all the way up/down the ticket. Nothing is in the bag yet.
She plays dirty. Mark my words, she will turn hard left, because that’s what liberalism is all about.
Source of your opinion?
Somewhere, in the dark recesses of Claire McCaskill’s mind, the sound of Palin’s voice echos, “Claiiiir Beaaaaaar...Claiiiir Beaaaaaaaar. We’re gonna get you”
It did to me, too, when they told me at Rep. headquarters in 08 that she "doesn't play well with others". That was why I voted for her.
I just might do that very thing. I deeply regard Sarah Palin and her political acumen......but she’s not always totally accurate, witness Orin Hatch & John McCain.
She is more accurate than NOT!
What is Romney doing or what has he done for any candidate other than where it benefits HIMSELF? These past four years which includes 2010 she has helped MANY conservatives while Romney was trashing her 24/7 and using his pawns to do it and that includes her family he attacked! And then NO ONE HELPED HER!!
If you say McCain - I already know you are clueless when it comes to loyalty!!
So I’ll consider your post null and void because if I turn my back I couldn’t rely on you to watch it! bye!
Surprising most people on this thread are not pleased.
I hope they are for Akin and not Brunner.
1). Steelman strongly supports Right to Work legislation. At both Missouri level and National level. As a result, union bosses HATE her! See firedupmissouri.com for confirmation. Not a day goes by without unions pounding on her.
2).Tea Party Express endorsed her months ago.
3).She has been endorsed by 48 Conservative Missouri legislators.
4).Susan B. Anthony org. has endorsed her. Pro-Life group. Steelman favors total defunding of Planned Parenthood.
5).GOA/NRA will unhesitantly endorse her after she is nominated on August 7. She has been an unapoligetic supporter of RKBA for years now. Decades in fact. Has a track record.
6). Steelman favors "flattening" of the income tax and MAJOR reform/simplification of tax laws.
Does Sarah Steelman walk on water? Certainly not, but she sure is a STRONG conservative...
Please see #30
My comments were strictly about Sarah Steelman's not being the conservative in this race. My comments regarding Palin's support of Hatch are also about his not being the conservative in that race. I understand completely why she endorsed McCain but I still didn't have to like it as I truly though we had a good opportunity to take AZ in the general and be rid of McCain once and for all - but with her standing up for him, that was not to be.
As to Mitt, I have been one of his biggest non-supporters, so don't use him as a club to beat me with to support Sarah, as it's completely out of order. Search my tag line to see my negative comments re All things Mitt & LDS, friend.
Have a good day!
All you want to do is b*tch about Sarah - you can’t seem to handle I’m not interested - GROW UP - vote for who you want!!
I don’t live in Missouri and never heard of steelman - but your description show some can’t let an opportunity go by w/o saying Sarah is wrong about something. And they keep count! Truly what little minds and pathetic lives they must have.
Thanks for the update on ‘strong’ Steelman.
It can't help you and for the record, I've been working to elect conservatives for more than 40 years and will be a delegate to the convention for the third time so take your attitude elsewhere.
OMG!! You are still at it?!! OBSESSED!! No discipline to give it up. And feel this utter need to tell how others are wrong - it shows how much YOU LACK and you showed loyalty is one! You are bitter because I don’t want to listen to your rant. GROW UP!
Opinions differ. Get over it.
Tell the truth, and if the facts support the truth tell them. Stop sounding like little kids squabbling.
(I’m right you are wrong, and vice-versa.) Grow up!
We need to elect the most good,conservative, people possible.
We need to elect the most good,conservative, people possible.
WOW, another rocket scientist heard from! But you forgot your own words Opinions differ. Get over it.
Another one with a 'do as I say and not as I do' mindset!
Talk about childish rant that amounts to nothing!! All this because Palin endorse someone - after all she was wrong 'x' amount of times/let me count the ways. LOL!!!! Palin who? LOL!!!!
We do not see our selves clearly.
Have a good day.
Have a nice day sharing your lack of facts on a matter with others! I'm sure they will be impressed, also!
No more. Signing off.
Would also ad SHEPAC; a national org dedicated to electing conservative women also endorsed Steelman months ago.
I like Sarah Steelman, but she is a poor fundraiser. I think that national Republicans fear they’ll have to carry her over the finish line.
Ma McCaskill has raised almost $10 million. More than all three Republican Senate candidates combined! Hollyweird. Unions.DNC. Every hare-brained socialist in the country. A last ditch effort to save Ma’s seat. Methinks they will fall short...
John Brunner is my guy. Could be Missouri’s version of Ron Johnson.