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GOP Group: Sarah Palin IS Qualified to Serve in White House
The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama ^ | 07/29/12 | Lloyd Marcus

Posted on 07/29/2012 7:05:08 PM PDT by Impeach98

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JULY 29, 2012
CONTACT: Ryan Gill at press@CampaignToDefeatObama.com or (650) 678-7732

Palin's Qualifications to Serve in White House Should Not Be Questioned

Lloyd Marcus, the Chairman of leading conservative group Campaign to Defeat Obama PAC released the following statement today in response to an ABC news report that former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized Sarah Palin’s qualifications to serve in the White House:

“To suggest that Sarah Palin does not possess the necessary qualifications to serve in the White House is ridiculous on its face. Ever since she was selected in 2008 by the Republican party’s nominee for president, then ratified by the GOP membership at the Republican Party convention, she has proven time and time again to be an extremely capable, inspiring and visionary leader.

“Palin has proven her mettle in the years since 2008. She has become one of the most prominent and vocal leaders of the tea party movement, and her campaign efforts have single-handedly influenced the outcome of countless senatorial, congressional and gubernatorial elections because the American people believe in her leadership skills and trust her judgment. They know that she knows a great leader when she sees one because she herself is a great leader.

“Contrast that with the disastrous record Barack Obama has compiled since 2008. Obama has failed the people of this nation and brought harm to our economy, national defense and the American spirit.

Campaign to Defeat Obama Vice Chair Andrea Shea King concluded:

“Sarah Palin will never be the safe choice of the GOP establishment blue bloods.

"In bucking the ‘good old boys’ throughout her entire career and proving that she could rack up accomplishments and make big differences -- as both an executive in office and a citizen activist and Tea Party leader -- she has proven she is more valuable than the whole lot of them.

"Sarah Palin’s record and leadership abilities speak for themselves and anybody would do better to emulate them than to marginalize themselves by taking swipes at her.”

“ The Left and their allies in the media will always try to personally malign conservatives for their own political purposes, but it is our responsibility to not only prevent ourselves from being sucked into these tricks and giving credence to these baseless attacks, but also to proactively fight back. This proud American conservative will not stand for these despicable sneering smears against Sarah Palin, and no conservative should.”

See the report online here: http://shout.lt/bTUz


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cheney; dick; dickcheney; gope; lloydmarcus; palin; palin2012; sarah; waronsarah
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1 posted on 07/29/2012 7:05:31 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Dick Cheney can go to hell, along with Christie, Barbara Bush, and all of the other RINOs who have tried as best they can to marginalize a conservative superstar. It is jealousy pure and simple. If Cheney goes to Texas to help Cruz (as if) well... (cricket chirping softly)


2 posted on 07/29/2012 7:11:13 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: Impeach98

Thank you Chairman Lloyd Marcus for all that you do for our country.


3 posted on 07/29/2012 7:12:18 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: HMS Surprise

Very...well...said!


4 posted on 07/29/2012 7:14:31 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: Impeach98

Dick Cheney “misunderestimated” the influence of Palin.

He will release a correction tomorrow. I bet.


5 posted on 07/29/2012 7:15:06 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Impeach98; Lloyd Marcus

Amen! Cheney has stepped in it big time....backfire!


6 posted on 07/29/2012 7:19:18 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: nhwingut

Washington needs an apocalyptic enema. Start with every major political figure that has been on the scene for more than ten years. It’s impossible to work in a company town like Washington and not be influenced by the culture of corruption. Palin focuses like a laser on the real issues, and never stops... HOLD FAST and Godspeed Sarah P.


7 posted on 07/29/2012 7:22:03 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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8 posted on 07/29/2012 7:22:51 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Gator113

Thanks L Marcus, many of us have no doubt as to Mrs.Palin’s
ability to hold the office, in fact if it weren’t for
Mrs.Palin, John McCain would still be a half forgotten
Senator from out west somewhere.
Her credentials certainly equal those of the junior Senator
from Ill who spent most of his time in office campaigning
for a bigger job.


9 posted on 07/29/2012 7:25:58 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Impeach98

Palin will end up as the GOP nominee. You heard it here first. The GOP-e is preparing to dump Mitt. Watch for it.


10 posted on 07/29/2012 7:31:22 PM PDT by GodAndCountryFirst
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To: Impeach98
Sarah Palin's credentials to serve as the nation's chief executive are at least as good as Barack Obama's. And she's not an avowed communist.

But once again the media have successfully painted her as a sort of a "Northern Exposure" doofus, a Fargo-esque bubblehead with delusions of grandeur.

Of course, these are the same media that paint Barack Obama as ... competent. Both are images, nothing more. And neither image is more valid than the other.

11 posted on 07/29/2012 7:33:25 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: onyx; tet68; Impeach98
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e174/KyraAyn/Sarah/SarahPalinSarahPalinLeavingFOXStudioswPvSwfpL8N9l.jpg

Geez, all this fuss over little ole me!?

GO Sarah! Go Lloyd Marcus!

12 posted on 07/29/2012 7:34:17 PM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: Impeach98

I missed the mainstream media discussion on whether Barack Hussein Obama was qualified to serve as President - of the United States of America. I assume it would have been racist to ask, since he's a liberal. Somehow, it's not sexist to ask the same question about Sarah Palin.

13 posted on 07/29/2012 7:34:42 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

I would love to believe that is true, alas... tis not.


14 posted on 07/29/2012 7:37:00 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: IronJack
Sarah Palin's credentials to serve as the nation's chief executive are at least as good as Barack Obama's. And she's not an avowed communist.

At least as good, is putting it mildly. A hallmark of an executive is making decisions. In Obama's previous jobs, he couldn't decide yes or no, and more often than not, voted "present". In his current position, he is still voting "present" by not calling meetings of the Jobs Council, etc., and is more often found playing golf or fund-raising.

15 posted on 07/29/2012 7:39:58 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: HMS Surprise

We are hearing more and more about Ann Romney’s MS. He talked about it with Pansy Morgan on CNN at great length. Now, we all can see that Ann is healthy and I hope she remains so. But her past illness provides a face-saving way for Mitt to bow out. If he leaves the race because of her, he’d be enhanced in stature. He’d get to be the American Edward VIII — giving up power for love — and the GOP would have the chance to trade him in for a conservative. It’d be perfect. After Ann “recovers,” Mitt could be tapped for the Palin cabinet.


16 posted on 07/29/2012 7:43:22 PM PDT by GodAndCountryFirst
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

I so wish it were true - a Palin/West ticket would be powerful.

But I too am skeptical that it would happen.

I would be very happy if you were to prove me wrong.


17 posted on 07/29/2012 7:44:13 PM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: Impeach98

Blaming Sarah Palin for the loss in 2008 = Liberal Myth

I am so tired of this GOP Liberal Myth. Sarah Palin was the only reason McCain did not lose in a 57-state blowout

In fact, the 2008 election turned when McCain decided to suspend his campaign to push thru the Bank Bailout.

The “Sarah Palin lost the 2008 election” is as big a GOP Liberal Myth as “Running Illegal Alien Amnesty candidates brings in Hispanic voters”

I think Dick Cheney’s heterophobic daughter has gotten to his head


18 posted on 07/29/2012 8:04:12 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Remember when RINOs were something you hunted in Africa?)
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To: KC_Lion; tet68; onyx; Impeach98
Seems to me that Mr Cheney has created an even wider schism between the GOPe and conservative Tea Party. You know my solution for solving the problem.....Romney/Palin

She'd be in position for president in four.

19 posted on 07/29/2012 8:05:38 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
In fact, the 2008 election turned when McCain decided to suspend his campaign to push thru the Bank Bailout.
That was a big factor. Another big factor was the way the McCain campaign operatives actively strove to undercut Palin's effectiveness and usefulness to the campaign.
20 posted on 07/29/2012 8:06:39 PM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: hoosiermama; KC_Lion; tet68; Impeach98
Seems to me that Mr Cheney has created an even wider schism between the GOPe and conservative Tea Party. You know my solution for solving the problem.....Romney/Palin
She'd be in position for president in four.

You're trying to make me vote for Romney!

NO! Not Sarah again. TOP of the TICKET ONLY for her.

21 posted on 07/29/2012 8:13:37 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Impeach98

Oh Sarah...why oh why didn’t you run??

One of my biggest disappointments was that Sarah opted not to run. The Left truly feared this lady.


22 posted on 07/29/2012 8:15:25 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Impeach98

I don’t think Dick Cheney said Sarah was unqualified.

Can we quit allowing the Lamestream Media to steer our emotions and mindset?


23 posted on 07/29/2012 8:19:11 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

You’re correct. He said she was a mistake. Like an unplanned pregnancy that should have been aborted. But I could be taking this wrong.


24 posted on 07/29/2012 8:24:39 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: onyx; hoosiermama; cripplecreek
I am sorry hoosiermama, it is not a question of us Conservatives wanting to make peace with the GOP, they have made it clear they do not want us.

FReeper cripplecreek has the quote about some Top GOP guy saying that he nor any of his Republicans friends will vote for someone backed by the Tea Party.

THEY are the ones who need moderating NOT us, we have made too may retreats and too many compromises with the Progressives in the GOP, and look what that has brought us, Ubama, and no force of will to stand up to him.

But even now I am willing to make the GOP a deal to regain my support: have this woman, at the top of your ticket.

http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/demosites/series11/11_06/toolbox11_06/rpl/images/arrow_down_left.gif

http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/P/Sarah-Palin-360398-1-402.jpg

Then we can talk about making deals with the GOP again.

25 posted on 07/29/2012 8:24:55 PM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
He said she both lacked the qualifications (and that 2 years as Alaska governor was not enough) AND that it was a mistake to pick her.

This is why his own daughter refuted his contentions. He was definitely straightforward and initiated the points in his discussions with ABC News' Jonathan Karl (it wasn't like they pressed Cheney and he felt cornered - he brought it up all on his own).

26 posted on 07/29/2012 8:25:46 PM PDT by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: onyx
NO! Not Sarah again. TOP of the TICKET ONLY for her.

Opps, we kind of had the same idea their Onyx, great minds think alike I suppose.

27 posted on 07/29/2012 8:27:07 PM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

If only...............

There would be SRM stenographers running around like their hair was on fire.


28 posted on 07/29/2012 8:40:33 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Impeach98

Of the four people running for President and Vice President in 2008, she was the only one who had any real qualification for executive office. She had at least been a governor and a mayor. McStain? He was XO of a fighter squadron for a little bit. President Zero? Had no qualifications for executive office whatsoever. Same with Biden the Dumb. If she were to run, I’d vote for her merely in the hopes that I could watch the heads explode of all her detractors, since there is no way should could possibly do worse than the current resident of the White House.


29 posted on 07/29/2012 8:44:11 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Impeach98

I was almost ready to quietly ignore jimrob and vote for Romney, figuring that was the least of two evils. That old “anything but Obama” business.

But Cheney reminded me what we are up against. We need to defeat the GOPe. Romney worked HARD to destroy Sarah, and it was done in a very personal manner, not just as a Harvard policy wonk debate.

Even worse, im used to the GOP flipping conservatives the finger after elections. But BEFORE? F-U GOPe,, if you want my vote, you damned well better earn it. Kissing some serious Sarah ass is a nice place to start. Not bbecause i worship her,,but because she is the closest politician to my thinking that im aware of. If you view HER that way, you view ME that way.

FU Cheney, you gay marriage-loving, draft-dodging, chickenhawk, open borders turd.


30 posted on 07/29/2012 8:53:58 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: sneakers
Saw a red vette on 79 today with a license plate that read war room..could it of been Quinn?
31 posted on 07/29/2012 8:57:26 PM PDT by GregB (Sarah please save us from Mitt!!!)
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To: Impeach98
The fact is that after four years of the current idiot occupying the White House, the idea of anyone, short of the mentally retarded, not being "qualified" is laughable. By the election of Obama, the bar has been lowered to the point that there is no bar anymore.
32 posted on 07/29/2012 8:57:34 PM PDT by GATOR NAVY
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

No, sorry, the GOPe detests conservatives in general and Sarah in particular. She is an existential threat to them as much as to the dems. Why would they embrace her? They would rather lose their ill-conceived gambit with Mitt than let her anywhere near the levers of control. If Sarah does ever become the Presidential nominee for the GOP, it would be a flat out miracle, and would imply that almost all GOPe heads had exploded and they were therefore no longer in power. I do believe in miracles. I don’t believe presumption.


33 posted on 07/29/2012 8:59:00 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: tet68

Well said.


34 posted on 07/29/2012 9:10:51 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Impeach98

PeeWee Herman would be a better President than Zero-Obama..
Sarah Plain wouldn’t need the bicycle.. or lame act..


35 posted on 07/29/2012 9:11:14 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: onyx

I sure miss the days on FR when so many posts started and/or ended with:

Palin - 2012


36 posted on 07/29/2012 9:18:57 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: KC_Lion

Hear hear....


37 posted on 07/29/2012 9:22:24 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst
You must have some really good drugs! I wish it could be but its August!
38 posted on 07/29/2012 9:25:16 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: DesertRhino

I am sick and tired of supposedly “our side” attacking and dissing our conservative leaders in front of the liberal media. It’s a pattern that goes back years ago when the Establishment was attacking Goldwater and then years later putting down Reagan, calling him an embarrassment to the glee of the legacy media. Again, they are supposedly on “our side”? Our side that anonymously tried to bring Sarah down right in the middle of a Presidential campaign in 2008? “our side” that consistently dismiss the Tea party? Our side that backstab us again and again?

The question should be rather who’s side is “our side” on?


39 posted on 07/29/2012 9:28:50 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Impeach98

Sarah Palin is a wonderful human being and an excellent leader; which is precisely why the Leftist press went to such lengths to trash her - but the real shame is reserved to those Republicans who didn’t come to her aid.


40 posted on 07/29/2012 9:29:37 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Impeach98
I guess Cheney disagrees with Jeb Bush who supports Rubio for VP. Rubio has less executive experience than Palin. Palin was a great choice. Bush should have dumped Cheney and brought in younger blood who could have run against Obama instead of the “next” runner up McCain.

I hate it when our own stab us in the back! Cheney is a VERY big disappointment. Shame on him.

41 posted on 07/29/2012 9:31:31 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Well Cheney had better chose his words more carefully in the future because his national “sound bite” is running locally. Absolutely disgusting!
42 posted on 07/29/2012 9:41:36 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: DesertRhino
Yup, Cheney and Rove did Romney a big hurt. A big hurt.
43 posted on 07/29/2012 9:45:10 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

With Mitt up in the polls...

Please let me in on how you know this??

I’d like to see him gone. But reality says.. He’ll be there till Nov 6th.

For the record. I would much rather vote for Palin over Mitt.


44 posted on 07/29/2012 9:58:26 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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There’s going to be alot of disappointed Freepers. Sarah Palin is not going to be President, @ least this go-round.

I like her but it’s not going to happen. She’s too polarizing. Forget the Democrats .... within the Republican Party there’s a divide. Don’t even think about running a third party - Obama wins.

Does Sarah Palin really want to run for President ? I’ve never heard her state that or seen it in legitimate news.


45 posted on 07/29/2012 9:58:40 PM PDT by imemyself
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To: Chgogal

We can start comparing her to the women that are notorious democrats such as Maxine Waters. I think it is insulting that this subject is brought up by the Republicans. The democrats aren’t wasting time justifying the hell-cats they have put in office.


46 posted on 07/29/2012 9:58:52 PM PDT by Cowgirl
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To: Impeach98

ya know..

I think Dick got the heart of a liberal...

it would make sense. They never used it so it was probably in great shape.

Sadly, it’s starting to affect his thinking.


47 posted on 07/29/2012 10:02:47 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: Impeach98; waterhill; ixtl
Damn right she is.........I'm in.


48 posted on 07/29/2012 10:03:50 PM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: Envisioning

49 posted on 07/29/2012 10:14:34 PM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

Wake up and get real. Palin, as much as I love her, and wish she were our candidate, IS NOT GOING TO BE THE ONE GETTING THE NOD THIS YEAR!


50 posted on 07/29/2012 10:25:45 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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