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Palin re-emerges to lash GOP establishment and Obama alike
NBC News ^ | 3/17/13 | Michael O'Brien

Posted on 03/17/2013 2:25:34 PM PDT by Libloather

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin re-emerged into the national spotlight to level a blistering rebuke of both President Barack Obama and the Republican establishment, calling upon a friendly conservative audience to "stop preaching to the choir."

Amid the Republican soul-searching on display at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference, the onetime GOP vice presidential nominee issued her prescription: "Now is the time to furlough the consultants, and tune out the pollsters, send the focus groups home, and toss the political scripts," Palin said, "because If we truly know what we believe, we don't need professionals to tell us."

Palin's speech — the first major appearance she's made following the presidential election and her expired contract as a television analysts — was equally critical of Democrats and the Obama administration. Her remarks were a tour de force of conservative memes about Obama, dinging him on everything from his golfing to the canceled White House tours taking place under sequestration.

(Excerpt) Read more at firstread.nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cpac; gop; obama; palin

A fresh taste of freedom.

1 posted on 03/17/2013 2:25:34 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
Is that Fear I smell from NBC?

Yes, Yes it is!


2 posted on 03/17/2013 2:27:19 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Libloather
The sweet thing about Governor Palin is that she does it with a great sense of humor - Reagan-style.

Charm is a huge tool in the art of persuasion and she has it in spades.

3 posted on 03/17/2013 2:30:16 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: KC_Lion

Its total fear..what do libs hate most(besides of course our Constitution) its being MOCKED..its what they hate more than anything


4 posted on 03/17/2013 2:30:27 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I love the way that it got under Karl’s skin. What a phony he is.


5 posted on 03/17/2013 2:32:46 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

And they make it so easy to do. But so few are willing. Seems like they don’t WANT to use all the tools in the tool box...just the ones that don’t fit the job at hand.

Oh hell what am I saying...OF COURSE THEY DON’T WANT TO. That would mean they would win.


6 posted on 03/17/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: RobbyS

Ann Coulter trashed the establishment too in her speech, but it was what Sarah Palin said about the fat turd that really got under his skin..its hilarious, for someone supposedly “irrelevant” she was the #1 trending topic on twitter for TWO DAYS and being talked about non stop in the press..gee, I wish I was that “irrelevant” I wonder if Sean Hannity will still kiss Rove’s ass..if Hannity had the slightest shred of decency he wouldn’t allow that turd on his show


7 posted on 03/17/2013 2:35:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Norm Lenhart; Sarah Barracuda
Rove and Company want to Re-brand the Republican Party.

Sarah knows it's bigger than that!


8 posted on 03/17/2013 2:37:45 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Norm Lenhart

That’s because too many in the “Establishment” are progressives..the one thing Glenn Beck said that I have total agreement with is that there are progressives in the GOP trying to destroy the Republican Party..when you have our House Speaker saying he is “proud” of Obama, gee what more proof do you need..I never heard Pelosi say that she was “proud” of Bush..we have too many on our side willing to bend over and kiss the ass of the RAT Party and abandon whatever principles they supposedly had


9 posted on 03/17/2013 2:38:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Palin is still unwavering, uncompromising, and dedicated. Regardless of what the establishment thinks, she never backs down. Lest we forget she cut her political teeth on the good ‘ol boy gristle in Alaska. And now she has a regiment of conservatives in Congress and elsewhere that she personally installed. Plain 2016? You betcha.


10 posted on 03/17/2013 2:38:51 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: Libloather

Sarah Palin rocks like no other.


11 posted on 03/17/2013 2:40:59 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: HMS Surprise

Establishment jackasses despise Conservatives..they are nothing more than liberals, just better dressed..we have to throw them out of the GOP for ANY Conservative to have a chance..not just Sarah Palin, but ANY Conservative..why do you think the Establishment keeps on wanting to shove Jeb Bush down our throats..and the media loves Jeb Bush, because they could destroy him in 2 minutes if they really wanted to, but they are holding off, til he gets the nomination, then he’s done..the only way Sarah Palin or anyone else in the GOP has ANY kind of chance to win is to destroy the establishment


12 posted on 03/17/2013 2:42:17 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: HMS Surprise; Gator113; Sarah Barracuda
Sarah isn't done yet!

The Progressives are shaking in their boots.

They Fear Her and what she brings to the Table, i.e. getting them off of the table.


13 posted on 03/17/2013 2:44:33 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Libloather

Is there a video of her CPAC speech? I had to work until 1130 last night and missed the entire speech. I’ll keep looking on FR and am sure I’ll find it on one of the threads.


14 posted on 03/17/2013 2:46:26 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
..when you have our House Speaker saying he is “proud” of Obama, gee what more proof do you need..

It's worse than that: Boehner says he "trusts" Obama. That's the leading signal for an upcoming cave. Taxes are going up before April Fools' Day.

15 posted on 03/17/2013 2:47:02 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: KC_Lion

That ad has soon more than 100 000 likes on her FB page!


16 posted on 03/17/2013 2:47:50 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: KC_Lion

One of my favorite quotes.

Of course, being a guy, I loved her joke about her “rack”. LOL

Imagine a country with her at the helm......


17 posted on 03/17/2013 2:49:30 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Well, as I am fond of saying, look how many Freepers, the supposed farthest of all Right, harped on the ‘principles don’t matter’ mantra, VERBATIM.

No shock that the GOP took this as a green light to moderate at will. Until we rid ourselves of these idiots, we can bitch (and I do!) about the GOP, but the GOP is just like the kid caught with drugs in the old TV commercial when we get down to it.

“I did it by watching you alright?”

We have to accept our own responsibility too. THEN we can fix this. But until we acknowledge the problem in our own midst, we are spinning wheels.


18 posted on 03/17/2013 2:54:08 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Arrowhead1952; Liz; AT7Saluki
Found it -

Sarah Palin CPAC 2013

19 posted on 03/17/2013 2:54:43 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

You go, girl!!


20 posted on 03/17/2013 2:54:58 PM PDT by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: lightman

Sarah writes her own ticket.


21 posted on 03/17/2013 3:08:51 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Boehner is a useful idiot to the left..just sits there, cries a little bit, and caves to WHATEVER the Dems want..just imagine what would have happened to Pelosi if she had done that, the Rats would have thrown her out of the party..but Boehner gets re-elected..he “Trusts” Obama, that’s like trusting Casey Anthony with a 2 year old..we are so screwed


22 posted on 03/17/2013 3:09:26 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Libloather

Thanks. Watched the entire clip. She the libs and karl rove wet their panties.


23 posted on 03/17/2013 3:45:07 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

20 Paul&
13 Palin


24 posted on 03/17/2013 4:04:17 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: null and void

Don’t count out Senator Cruz.


25 posted on 03/17/2013 4:14:08 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: Gator113
Sarah Palin rocks like no other.

Yes she does and she tells us why she rocks

If we truly know what we believe, we don't need professionals to tell us.

26 posted on 03/17/2013 4:16:31 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: Libloather
I liked her line about Obama pushing for background checks, but he never got one!


27 posted on 03/17/2013 4:24:17 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: Arrowhead1952
"the libs and karl rove wet their panties."

Great line: "tell the architect to go back to Texas and become a candidate to see if he can sell his ideas"

28 posted on 03/17/2013 4:26:33 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

I prefer natural born citizens for presidential candidates.


29 posted on 03/17/2013 4:31:05 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: Gator113
Imagine a country with her at the helm.

"From your lips to GOD'S EAR"

30 posted on 03/17/2013 4:34:41 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: VideoDoctor

I don’t get it. I sit here reading fr posts and its like everyone expects the GOP to change if u get the message out. It’s fried. It has no future. It cannot be recaptured. Why aren’t you guys turning your attention to another party? Once that happens in force, the GOP will collapse. Done. History. Only then can the conservative party rise.


31 posted on 03/17/2013 4:52:41 PM PDT by Deathtomarxists (collapse death heartburn heartache dingdongs diaherea)
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To: HMS Surprise

“Plain 2016? You betcha.”

I pray that is true.


32 posted on 03/17/2013 5:26:59 PM PDT by Josephat
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To: Deathtomarxists
Once that happens in force, the GOP will collapse

I think you might have it back-assward.

The GOP needs to collapse... then a NEW party will emerge.

If that doesn't occur you're just chasing the chickens.

33 posted on 03/17/2013 7:23:55 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Deathtomarxists
Why aren’t you guys turning your attention to another party?

Because whether it's Libertarian or Constitutionalist or whatever third party, it's a guaranteed loser. Sorry, but that's just the cold, cruel fact of life.

The Russians have an old saying, "Perfection is the enemy of the good enough." Although the GOP is far from perfect, the Democrat party is orders of magnitude worse. So it's a HUGE mistake to do something that would help the Dems out, and voting third party does exactly that.

34 posted on 03/17/2013 11:12:12 PM PDT by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: VideoDoctor
The GOP needs to collapse... then a NEW party will emerge.

What makes you think that the party remaining standing (the Democrat) will even LET this new party emerge?

35 posted on 03/17/2013 11:17:26 PM PDT by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: raisetheroof
What makes you think that the party remaining standing (the Democrat) will even LET this new party emerge?

What makes you think they won't?

Wake up... nothing is forever.

36 posted on 03/17/2013 11:55:03 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: VideoDoctor

Well it Palin decides to throw her hat in the ring next election time, she doesn’t have to worry too much about being attacked by the Libs, its the Repubs that will do it for them. Dem’s completely destroyed her last time and now she will have TWO sides to fight. The Repub’s need to be “done with” entirely before there will ver be a chance for a new group to surface. Yes, we are SO SCREWED right now.


37 posted on 03/18/2013 5:04:40 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: VideoDoctor
What makes you think that the party remaining standing (the Democrat) will even LET this new party emerge?

What makes you think they won't?

Their mendacity, ruthlessness, and lust for power. That's what.

38 posted on 03/18/2013 7:10:21 AM PDT by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: Progov
Keep in mind it was Reagan who faced a similar situation.

The Democratic LEFT, the RINO Republicans, and the MSM all piled on in an attempt to disparage and BURY Reagan.

Reagan's ace in the hole... he went around all that noise with his ability to speak to and communicate directly with the American public.

Sarah Palin has similar skills and she seems to be honing them as time passes.

Don't EVER underestimate the POWER of a WOMAN.

39 posted on 03/18/2013 9:14:42 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Libloather
Boy ... the cheesey music at the start and finish, the stupid CW song "Just another pretty face," lowers the whole thing to "Dancing with the Stars" imagery. Having that music to introduce and finish it was extraordinarily trite and stupid.

Palin's speech, however was exactly RIGHT ON THE MONEY. So many things in it were music to my ears, such as her calling the ball on identity politics. She's exactly right -- there are AMERICAN issues, not Hispanic issues, black issues, women's issues, and all that crap. God bless her, and God bless America.

40 posted on 03/18/2013 9:37:27 AM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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