Skip to comments.PALIN ON 'TRUE' STATE OF THE UNION: 'VENAL POLITICIANS' BANKRUPTING NATION
Posted on 02/13/2013 5:09:04 PM PST by TADSLOS
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin wrote Wednesday that America is a nation being bankrupt by a federal government led by "venal politicians" in her response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address.
"What is the true state of our union? Though this may sound harsh, Ill speak the truth here," Palin wrote. "We are a country going bankrupt to fund a bloated, distant, and often corrupt federal government led by venal politicians more concerned with paying off their campaign cronies and consolidating their own power than in preserving the constitutional republic that so many have fought and died for (including our brave men and women in uniform who were barely mentioned last night)."
Palin has assailed the "permanent political class" since her landmark speech in Indianola, Iowa in 2011 that introduced that language into the political bloodstream. Director Stephen K. Bannon and Peter Schweizer's Government Accountability Institute have assailed D.C. as a "boomtown" that produces nothing but continues to get wealthier by expanding the size and scope of government.
During the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Palin live-tweeted with the "#SOTUGottaBKiddingMe" hashtag, assailing Obama and Washington, D.C.'s permanent political class for their cronyism. After the speech, Palin called out Obama for not honoring slain ex-Navy Seal Chris Kyle or U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens during the address. After attending Kyle's funeral on Monday, Palin said Obama needed to "pay his respects" to the fallen American hero.
"If you missed President Obamas State of the Union address last night, you didnt miss much especially if you watched any of his past four State of the Union addresses," Palin wrote.
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Venal politicians running a feral government.
she’s still the only politician I would volunteer to be on her protection detail
Sarah knows the State of the Union is at it's worse since 1860 Ping.
But don't worry about your Dollar being devalued it's part of The Supreme Soviet 65 Year Plan.
This woman is forged steel, through and through. God keep and protect her and her family.
Hmmm. Just thinking what a trip it would have been if this had instead been served up as a part of the official televised Republican rebuttal to Obama, with such passages as this:
“...a country going bankrupt to fund a bloated, distant and often corrupt federal government led by venal politicians more concerned with paying off their campaign cronies...”
Wow, the mind reels. So glad there’s at least someone out there who genuinely offers a voice to the views I hold. Not getting that much anymore from the GOP proper, to put it mildly.
Sarah must run and win.
Agreed. She's the one fighter on our side who's got the total package of what it's going to take to keep this nation from going into full-blown meltdown.
I know that she's as informed, and as pissed off with Obozo as every Freeper is, but unlike most of us, she's positioned to actually do the sort of things that can correct the course of an entire nation.
This nation needed her true and steady hand at the top in 2012, and we'll need it even more-so in four years.
I hope she stays pissed off, and that it motivates her to take the necessary steps that lead to the White House in 2016.
Ayn Rand must have foreseen the future because her quotes have taken on real meaning the past 4 years
This perfectly sums up Washington. If she campaigns on this theme she will win votes from across the spectrum because this is the honest truth.
And the Democrats will do everything in their power to defeat her -- aided and abetted by the GOP-e.
Sarah can win if we support her. God has to be in this house. Sarah loves God and country. So must true patriots.
I smell either a.) a Republican insurgency ticket or b.) a third party in 2016.
In either case, a "Washington vs The Rest Of Us" campaign would have momentum.
I agree, and it can’t get here fast enough.
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