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Sarah Palin Deserves To Deliver Game Changer Speech At GOP Convention
Examiner ^ | July, 18, 2012 | Kevin Fobbs

Posted on 07/18/2012 12:07:37 PM PDT by Kfobbs

Winning the presidency has a lot more to do with the charisma of the leader than it does with the policies that are brought to the American dinner table. Just look at the last sorrowful example the country was saddled with in 2008 with the current president. There is reportedly, current intrigue moving about in the backrooms of GOP political leadership within Romney’s campaign concerning Sarah Palin. It is suggested that Romney is sitting pat on the idea of not issuing Sarah Palin VIP credentials to the August RNC Convention in Tampa, let alone giving her any real speaking role.

The pundits and Palin detractors having been speaking recently about how toxic the idea would be to let a energized Sarah Palin speech loose upon the conventioneers and of course, into millions of American homes across the nation. There are even those within the Republican establishment who want to hang everything that went so badly south in the John McCain 2008 presidential run at the feet of Sarah Palin. Of course the accusation is absolutely unfounded.

Whatever went badly for Senator McCain had more to do with his own inability to project leadership, than it had to do with smarmy characterizations of Sarah Palin by comedienne Tina Fey portrayal of Palin in Saturday Night Live sketches. Or gotcha sophomoric media antics of then CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric.

What has happened since then is a course correction in the grassroots embodied in the emergence of the Tea Party. Its power and strength was given birth out of the out of the president’s failure to lead, except through growing taxation, and failing trillion dollar bailout deficit policies.

Millions of grassroots people became patriots with a principled purpose, in small towns, farming communities, suburbs and cities. They refused to be ...

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KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; mittromney; palin; palin2012; pds; sarahpalin; teaparty; waronsarah
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1 posted on 07/18/2012 12:07:50 PM PDT by Kfobbs
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To: Kfobbs

Actually she deserves to deliver the acceptance speech, but the GOP-e took care of that.


2 posted on 07/18/2012 12:12:48 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Kfobbs

Good article with concise points for the Romney campaign to answer.


3 posted on 07/18/2012 12:16:43 PM PDT by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: Kfobbs

Many at the republican convention are socialists.. although technically they are fascists... Fascism and socialism are sisters.. They do the same thing only differently..

The problem is democracy, which is the political disease, that has socialism as a symptom.. Most republicans love democracy as a holy word.. ignoring that democracy is Mob Rule by mobsters..

NO democracy has ever yet been democratic.. none..
Democracy was and is a lie.. thats why the US used to be a republic..

It will take RADICAL change to re-arrange the United States as a republic..
Conservative change will NOT do it..

Conservatives are blowing up an empty pipe.. there is nothing there..
YOU must be a radical to reverse America from its fate..


Democracy is the road to socialism. -Karl Marx

Democracy is indispensable to socialism.
The goal of socialism is communism. -V.I. Lenin

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism .-Karl Marx


4 posted on 07/18/2012 12:19:22 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Kfobbs
Hey GOP, hey Romney.

Have Sarah Palin make the Romney nominating speech.

5 posted on 07/18/2012 12:20:21 PM PDT by eCSMaster ('Nancy Pelosi is a DINGBAT.' - Gov. Sarah Palin)
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To: goodwithagun
Actually she deserves to deliver the acceptance speech .....

Which would be painfully obvious if she were to appear because she would suck all the oxygen out of the room. They want to avoid the comparison ... Sarah vs. Mitt .... true excitement/passion vs. 'not Obama' .... conservative vs. Obama-lite ..... etc.

6 posted on 07/18/2012 12:22:07 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Kfobbs
Hah. ~snort~

Lookie who will be the Key Note speaker.

 

Report: Chris Christie to keynote GOP convention

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 2:18:55 PM · by Responsibility2nd

 

7 posted on 07/18/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Kfobbs

We can’t have anybody showing up the nominee, doncha know. All speakers must be even duller than the Mittster.


8 posted on 07/18/2012 12:24:06 PM PDT by Wise Hectare
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To: Kfobbs

Which is precisely why she won’t be allowed to speak.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 12:25:27 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1274 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Wise Hectare

Love your screen name, welcome to FR!


10 posted on 07/18/2012 12:27:38 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1274 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Kfobbs

During the primary Romney was the very bottom of my choices.
Have never much cared for him
Find it really difficult to consider voting for him.
Most conservatives are going to have difficulty voting for him.
Many, many Americans are done with the nonsense of voting for the lesser of two evils, which, is still voting for evil.
If he snubs Sarah Palin at the convention,he can kiss the conservative vote goodbye and there for any remote chance of winning the election.


11 posted on 07/18/2012 12:27:50 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Kfobbs

GOP continues to be the party of stupid. How can we get rid of these morons in the leadership? Seems like the obvious answer is to first not vote for Romney.


12 posted on 07/18/2012 12:40:51 PM PDT by RushingWater (Let's have a brokered convention and page Sarah Palin - especially if Condi is the VP nominee)
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To: hosepipe

“When something goes radically in one direction, the only way to change it is go radically in the other direction. Taking it to the middle just won’t do it.” Paraphrasing Tony Robbins.


13 posted on 07/18/2012 12:44:52 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Kfobbs

The GOPE are trying to relegate Palin to ancient history as fast as possible, as well as assigning all conservative contenders to the cheap seats. They are deemed a threat.

Conservatives are OUT.

Bank it.


14 posted on 07/18/2012 12:45:00 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: hosepipe

Good work, hp.


15 posted on 07/18/2012 12:47:17 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: eCSMaster

Now that would work for me much more than her making the keynote speech...and it would solidify the base


16 posted on 07/18/2012 12:49:34 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: RitaOK

>> “Conservatives are OUT.

Bank it.” <<

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The GOPE is working on being OUT! - Bank it.
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17 posted on 07/18/2012 12:55:04 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: goodwithagun

Far as I know, Saint Sarah took care of that herself when she decided not to run.


18 posted on 07/18/2012 12:58:25 PM PDT by Ace of Spades (Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: editor-surveyor

Working on it? They are OUT already with the conservative base of the conservative base, if you get my drift. Just call us the base’s, base. :)


19 posted on 07/18/2012 1:03:50 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
>" Many, many Americans are done with the nonsense of voting for the lesser of two evils, which, is still voting for evil."

I have to answer for my actions. I will NOT vote for another Baal worshiper! PERIOD!

20 posted on 07/18/2012 1:05:12 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Kfobbs
Winning the presidency..

Winning the presidency????

Is she endorsing Romney?

21 posted on 07/18/2012 1:07:43 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: RushingWater

>> “Seems like the obvious answer is to first not vote for Romney” <<

Really, that is not the answer.

If we take the senate, we need a GOP president in the white house to sign the bills.

The answer is to contribute to the defeat of the GOPE leadership in the primaries, even if they are not in your state. We have to get the dead wood out of leadership to ever have any choice in the presidency.

Romney will be appointing judges that are served up to him by the senators, not picking them himself. Common sense has to prevail at some point.


22 posted on 07/18/2012 1:08:20 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: Ace of Spades
RE :”Far as I know, Saint Sarah took care of that herself when she decided not to run.

Gold star.

Hell, why dont they just demand that the GOP give her ALL the delegates and coronate her nominee without her even running? then whine when it doesnt happen?

How about Queen? Queen of fools?

23 posted on 07/18/2012 1:11:41 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Irepeal Obam-ney Care ))
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To: Ace of Spades
Sarah took care of that herself when she decided not to run.

And she takes of not being asked to speak by not endorsing/supporting the nominee. It's her choice, she has a plenty big media megaphone, she's not a victim here.

24 posted on 07/18/2012 1:13:45 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Kfobbs

I loooooove Sarah, but I’m not so sure this is a good idea. Strategery man, that’s all this is about...


25 posted on 07/18/2012 1:20:25 PM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: Kfobbs
If ever Romney lost Palin support he would be finished. The GOP would be finished as a viable party if this crap continues.
26 posted on 07/18/2012 1:21:26 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: D-fendr

Has ANYONE ever given a keynote speech at a presidential convention without endorsing the candidate?

Every keynote speech at a national convention that I have ever heard has a line like this, “So join me in helping to elect __________ to be President of the United States!!!!!!”

What does she say, “Now go find someone to cast your vote for who is not Barack Obama!!!”


27 posted on 07/18/2012 1:21:37 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Yeah, it’s really kinda obvious isn’t it?

Not sure why there’s such a proclivity to provoke teapot tempests in the media lately.


28 posted on 07/18/2012 1:26:42 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: goodwithagun

If Sarah Palin wanted to speak at the GOP convention so badly, she should have run and won !

But alas, one of her children didn’t want her to. Screw America that really, really needed her.


29 posted on 07/18/2012 1:32:42 PM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: goodwithagun
Actually she deserves to deliver the acceptance speech, but the GOP-e took care of that.

I'm a big fan of Sarah Palin but I'm not buying that.

She chose not to run for the nomination, therefore she does NOT deserve for it to be handed to her. Had she run, I believe she would have easily steamrollered to the nomination. Bachman, Cain, Santorum, Gingrich, etc., never would have gotten out of the gate. She would have won Iowa and perhaps even New Hampshire, which would have ended Romney's chances right there. Even if Romney won in New Hampshire, Sarah would have cleaned up on Super Tuesday.

Instead, Sarah decided not to run and the remaining conservatives elected death by circular firing squad - resulting in the nominee we have today. It's not a GOP-e conspiracy. It's us failing to rally around a conservative that could beat Romney. I was here during primary season. I saw the vitriol we had for fellow conservatives who did not support our own "favorite" candidate of the moment. While we were ganging up on Bachmann supporters, then Perry supporters, then Cain supporters, etc., etc., Mitt Romney was in the background biding his time. (Just like he is doing now with respect to Obama.)

I would love to still see Sarah speak at the convention but it's not her show anymore. If she fails to endorse Romney, one cannot blame Romney for not inviting her to speak. For if Sarah is not endorsing Romney, any convention speech from her has potential to do him harm.

Romney might not be our best case scenario but he's not stupid.

30 posted on 07/18/2012 1:33:20 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: goodwithagun

The day after Romney is elected, is the day I start to hammer him and the RINO GOPe. Sarah will rise again.


31 posted on 07/18/2012 1:36:27 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: SamAdams76; goodwithagun

Additionally, I have never seen her say a single syllable about even wanting to run. She played it quite coy by maintaining a presence but never expressed a desire to re enter the political fray. She is ever ready to deliver a strong conservative message that many want to hear but so does our own Jim Robinson and many others here. None have a desire to run either.

It is my thought that she has been offered a non prime time speaking slot and perhaps refused it wanting a more prominent time. So far, that has not happened.

Although it pains me to say it....... Sarah was


32 posted on 07/18/2012 1:40:44 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: sickoflibs
Hell, why don't they just demand that the GOP give her ALL the delegates and coronate her nominee without her even running? then whine when it doesn't happen?

Ron Paul has already done that in Minnesota, Maine, Colorado and Louisiana without winning a single primary.

33 posted on 07/18/2012 1:50:35 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: D-fendr

It seems to me that the people who should be given the spotlight are the GOP up-and-comers who have called up the GOP and said, “Let me know what I need to do to help” and have committed to working their butt off until November.


34 posted on 07/18/2012 2:15:08 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: goodwithagun

Did she run? I don’t recall seeing her name on ballot here in MA. Maybe she quit before then.


35 posted on 07/18/2012 3:38:24 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: editor-surveyor
"Romney will be appointing judges"

You mean Judges like Roberts that just gutted the Constitution with his invented new non-behavior tax? No thanks.

36 posted on 07/18/2012 3:51:03 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: Kfobbs

She may well deserve a speaking role, but I don’t see why she’d want it. There is a pretty fair chance that willard will lose. So why be associated with a loser? Worse yet, a loser who doesn’t reflect your views,


37 posted on 07/18/2012 3:52:42 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat ( We're all Texians now.)
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To: Ace of Spades
Sarah didn't run because the fix has been in for Mittens since 2008. The GOP knew conservatives/Republicans would not pull their heads out of their back ends and support someone who has the balls to fix things. Sarah knew it too. It should be real clear to all that the GOP and Sarah were correct. OMG, OMG, OMG we have to nominate someone who can beat Obama.....so we are going to nominate someone just like Obama. Yea us!!
38 posted on 07/18/2012 3:53:19 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic ( (#withNewt))
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To: SamAdams76

Team Romney and the GOPe took Sarah out very early in the election cycle. It is all nicely documented. Sarah scares the crap out of the GOPe so no way was Sarah going to be allowed to run for the GOP nomination. I am pretty sure Sarah calls herself a conservative not a Republican. I doubt the lack of an invite upsets her much.


39 posted on 07/18/2012 3:59:20 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: Kfobbs

“Sarah Palin Deserves To Deliver Game Changer Speech At GOP Convention”

She’s a Conservative. How is speaking at the gop Convention even relevant to a Conservative?


40 posted on 07/18/2012 4:09:07 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: jpsb

You don’t read well.

The senators are always going to pick the judges, and who will depend on what senator has seniority in the district.


41 posted on 07/18/2012 4:18:39 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: jpsb

>> “ I am pretty sure Sarah calls herself a conservative not a Republican.” <<

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You couldn’t be more wrong. Sarah Palin is a loyal Republican.


42 posted on 07/18/2012 4:20:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
gov 101

"The Justices are nominated by the President of the United States and appointed after confirmation by the United States Senate.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Justices_of_the_Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States

43 posted on 07/18/2012 4:22:26 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: editor-surveyor
Conservative not republican

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2793043/posts

44 posted on 07/18/2012 4:27:19 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: jpsb

You know absolutely nothing of the political processes in this country!

The senior senator in the judicial district of the retiring judge has always picked the replacement, and the President accepts that nominee and formally nominates that judge. Then the senate holds confirmation hearings.

That is the way it has always been done.


45 posted on 07/18/2012 4:28:44 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: jpsb
Sarah scares the crap out of the GOPe ...

My Gawd, if that's not the truth. Buncha girly men if I've ever seen some. Stupid, rotten, fascist, smug, elitist girly men. Shooting themselves in the ... okay... FOOT... anytime they get the chance.

I doubt the lack of an invite upsets her much.

Also true, and yet another reason conservatives respect her.

46 posted on 07/18/2012 4:31:10 PM PDT by workerbee (June 28, 2012 -- 9/11 From Within)
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To: editor-surveyor
"The senior senator in the judicial district of the retiring judge has always picked the replacement, and the President accepts that nominee and formally nominates that judge.

Interesting so tell me what senior senator wanted Harriet Miers to sit on the Supreme Court?

47 posted on 07/18/2012 4:36:20 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

No, she refused to bow to baal, so no invite.

I’m happy about that - she’s not tainted by the Romney filth! Good has nothing to do w/evil.


48 posted on 07/18/2012 4:48:11 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Ace of Spades

Not to worry, your saint Romney would never think of lying or stabbing you in the back - so don’t stay up nights worrying about your saint romney. Just bow to him, that’s all he requires.

He decide to run and came through fire to get your vote and will return to fire with it. Sweet dreams!


49 posted on 07/18/2012 4:54:32 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: editor-surveyor
You couldn’t be more wrong. Sarah Palin is a loyal Republican.

You really think that? She is LOYAL to God and NOT to a party. So you couldn't be more wrong. She has her priorities straight - unlike the masses!

50 posted on 07/18/2012 5:01:04 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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