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Sarah Palin floats idea of leaving the Republican Party [VIDEO]
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Posted on 06/29/2013 11:44:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

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To: Jim Robinson

With the utter contempt that much of the Republican party elites have shown the base in the past year, I think the time for a new party has come.


51 posted on 06/29/2013 12:09:58 PM PDT by dschapin
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To: Bushbacker1

It might be the time to fight them from the outside, as you are suggesting ... we are not winning by being in the republican party. Sarah could take this nationwide and nationwide is where we would have to go. I’m in! Time to enter the Freedom Party.


52 posted on 06/29/2013 12:10:23 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I am a Conservative and was a republican, who lives in southern Arizona. After being betrayed by the likes of republicans that I just recently voted for - Brewer/Orr/McCain/Flake, I decided “No More” and changed my registration. In Arizona, the only choice was Independent, which really is unsatisfactory; but I did it anyway.

Now if Freedom Party becomes an alternative, I shall ride with Sarah.


53 posted on 06/29/2013 12:10:24 PM PDT by conservativehistorian (civilizational suicide continues)
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To: af_vet_rr

The GOP was founded as a third party about seven years before the Civil War. How much worse does it have to get before a third party flies? They’ve tried unsuccessfully so many times.


54 posted on 06/29/2013 12:10:42 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Jim Robinson

Count me in. Wolverines!


55 posted on 06/29/2013 12:10:53 PM PDT by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation is destroying the USA.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
How many people would in fact leave the Republican party? We already have a lot of splinter parties; i.e. the Greens, Libertarians, Constitutional Party, Natural Law party etc. etc. Would we become yet another splinter party?

If you are a Conservative, then you are already a part of a splinter group that the GOP ignores.

You can either stand beside people who share your beliefs and your principles, or you can stick with a GOP that despises people like you and me. It's your choice, but if you vote for a liberal with an (R) next to their name, you are still voting for a liberal who is going to sell this country out.
56 posted on 06/29/2013 12:11:08 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Jim Robinson
Have no present intention to leave, but I will take an oath before Almighty God never to vote for anyone who accepts the gang of eight immigration policy, in any semblance of its present form, for any office.

I do not understand how anyone can see it as anything other than an effort to give away America.

William Flax

57 posted on 06/29/2013 12:11:11 PM PDT by Ohioan
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To: LachlanMinnesota

http://freedomparty.us/

Placeholder?


58 posted on 06/29/2013 12:11:34 PM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Jim Robinson

Frankly; the platform of the Constitution Party lines right up with my ideology...a third party modeled closely after that platform with Governor Palin’s involvement could reel me right in. :-)


59 posted on 06/29/2013 12:12:52 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: no-to-illegals
we are not winning by being in the republican party

Well there would be if there was enough of us.

Sarah could take this nationwide and nationwide is where we would have to go.

Then there certainly would not be enough of us....for YEARS!

60 posted on 06/29/2013 12:13:29 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Lakeshark

I disagree.

If we support jobs in America, we will win votes.

Corporate America seems to have switched all American jobs to China.

Making all sorts of things. Which they then ship back here, and sell to us for the same prices.

Bring back US jobs. If the GOP won’t do it, and if Palin switches parties, I’m in.

What we have now, is already broken.

It’s just taking a while to sink.


61 posted on 06/29/2013 12:13:49 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: PapaNew

The time is now. I will follow her anywhere. And I mean anywhere.


62 posted on 06/29/2013 12:14:28 PM PDT by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: Lakeshark; Jim Robinson
If that bill gets through the House in any way fashion or form, it won’t matter if we have ten other parties, we’ll always be a minority in a third world country.

RIGHT.

NO secondary House bill at ALL.

Nothing for reconciliation which will mean AMNESTY.

63 posted on 06/29/2013 12:15:17 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Freeeeee-DOM?

-PJ

64 posted on 06/29/2013 12:15:18 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Well its not like the GOP is paying attention to Conservatives anyway.

If Palin leaves I’ll follow.


65 posted on 06/29/2013 12:15:22 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Jim Robinson

The GOP sure isn’t doing anything for me.


66 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:06 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Jim Robinson

Glad to see more people waking up and abandoning the lib lite party. Now lets make sure we don’t let the fanboys and ‘lesser evil’ crowd do to whatever forms from this, that they did to the GOP.

Those set on “Winning’ without any principle, and at any cost should just stay with the GOP where they are most at home.


67 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:11 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: af_vet_rr

I agree with you 100 percent..I wont sell out my principles just to vote for someone with an R next to their name..if that person with an R next to their name has the same beliefs as the person who has a D next to their name I wont vote for either. Glenn Beck said many years ago that the GOP was turning into the Dem party, taken over by progressives..didnt think it could happen but its happening


68 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Maybe ... maybe not ... I just don’t know but I’m up for one last fight before God takes me.


69 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:16 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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“Some say” Palin is irrelevant, an opportunist, non-influential...

Palin is perhaps the one and only individual that could at this time start a new party. Although, I’m quite pragmatic about the value of the Republican Party’s infrastructure, I would have absolutely no reluctance to abandon the GOP for a party conceived by Sarah Palin.


70 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:30 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: PapaNew
The GOP was founded as a third party about seven years before the Civil War. How much worse does it have to get before a third party flies? They’ve tried unsuccessfully so many times.

The GOP has been quietly taking a dump on us for 25 years. Over the past 5 years, it's gotten much worse and much more blatant with Juan McAmnesty and Mitt Obamney and amnesty, among other things.

Clinton and then Bush created the basis for a modern surveillance state and Obama expanded it, and I don't see the GOP doing squat about it. Same with the IRS. They are dragging things out with the hearings, but it's quite clear that they aren't going to do what needs to be done. They are putting on a dog and pony show until the American public is distracted, and then they'll quietly drop it.

The GOP is not standing in the way of this country turning into a socialist/totalitarian nightmare. For every Rand Paul (who supports amnesty) making noise about the NSA, there are 5 Juan McAmnestys and Lindsey Gaymans who support the surveillance state.
71 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:52 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Jim Robinson
Sarah Palin floats idea of leaving the Republican Party

She has it backwards. She wouldn't be leaving the Republican Party, the Republican Party deserted conservatives a long time ago.

She's just getting the memo.

72 posted on 06/29/2013 12:16:53 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: tet68

Amen.


73 posted on 06/29/2013 12:17:19 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Hmmmmm...I'm in and would be contributing BUT I wonder how many of the 275 so-called Republican Reps & Senators would make the change before the 2014 election cycle.

50%, 40%, 30%...how many?

Let's try to name them, with a probability percentage...

74 posted on 06/29/2013 12:17:24 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Think of that little prick Ross Perot. He was well on his way to winning that election, and then he realized it and had to put on the brakes.

In a three party race, it only takes 34% to win, if it’s a dead heat.

Could we get 35-45% of the electorate to buy into renewing America? My take is hell yes.

I will say this though, the first person who tries to pass sensible immigration reform from the new party that includes, instant legalization, a pathway to citizenship, and the right to stay here and take jobs U. S. Citizens should have, should be jettisoned out of the party immediately.

I would like a code of conduct. You start pulling the McCain, Graham, Rubio routine and you’re history.


75 posted on 06/29/2013 12:17:53 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Breaking News: Hillary not running in 2016. Brain tumor found during recent colonoscopy...)
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To: Big Red Badger

Absolutely.
She will have quite the following!
And PATRIOTS ALL.


76 posted on 06/29/2013 12:18:15 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Glenn Beck said many years ago that the GOP was turning into the Dem party, taken over by progressives..didnt think it could happen but its happening

Hindsight being 20/20, it's clear that it was always the plan to slide left and give us a string of RINO candidates, but you're right, I didn't think it would happen, at least not this blatantly. I never saw the GOP bending over and spreading so easily for the Dems.
77 posted on 06/29/2013 12:18:57 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: DoughtyOne; Jim Robinson; onyx

Not being a republican, I think I can say with enthusiasm, ‘bout time!

Welcome home, Sarah! Shake the shackles of go-along / get-along.

Maybe we’ll even return to a two party republic.


78 posted on 06/29/2013 12:18:58 PM PDT by glock rocks (Stand up!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
If we lose this illegal immigration fight, why would there ever be a president or a congress that wasn't radically left wing, willing to spend us into oblivion, and not caring if we have US jobs?

One way to lose any hope of a comeback for the US is to pass this bill and allow a democrat thug majority in perpetuity.

79 posted on 06/29/2013 12:19:25 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: harpu

IMO, it might not be that important that they do it.

Their choice if they have a ‘new party’ president, could be to support him or the Democrats. You would hope to get most of the Republicans anyway.

Over the next few years after that win, a lot would change parties to become in tune with the President.


80 posted on 06/29/2013 12:19:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Breaking News: Hillary not running in 2016. Brain tumor found during recent colonoscopy...)
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To: Mamzelle
I mean, if Paul Ryan has turned coat, what else can we do?

Sadly, I have no more use for the Republican party. I'd rather vote 3rd party and secure the immediate collapse of the country than vote for lying traitors like Paul Ryan.

Regardless of where Palin goes I'm done.

81 posted on 06/29/2013 12:20:12 PM PDT by RugerMini14
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To: Jim Robinson

I constantly get junk mail from RNC asking for donations, which I toss. If a large number return their postage paid envelopes with a message- “Waiting for the Freedom Party”, that would be a great wake-up call.


82 posted on 06/29/2013 12:21:17 PM PDT by Mark (Obama is more confused than a hungry baby in a topless bar)
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To: Lakeshark

Don’t get me wrong.

I’m in complete support. Just that there is another equally important fight, which nobody talks about.

China is increasingly our manufacturer.

That is not a good long-term policy. In any number of ways.

Bring back US jobs. That is what I am saying.


83 posted on 06/29/2013 12:21:24 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Sarah Barracuda
If the GOP wants to become Dem-Lite I have no problem leaving the GOP. I stick by my principles first..and for those who say “A third party means that the Dems will win” well voting for the GOP if they want to become a mirror image of the Dem party, whats the point..Id rather vote for a party that agrees with MY beliefs instead of one who wants to out-Commie the left

Well said! I heartily concur!!

84 posted on 06/29/2013 12:21:30 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: DustyMoment

AMEN! Well put.


85 posted on 06/29/2013 12:22:28 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: af_vet_rr

For every Rand Paul (who supports amnesty) making noise about the NSA, there are 5 Juan McAmnestys and Lindsey Gaymans who support the surveillance state.


I think it’s more like 10 to 1. About 50 patriots on The Hill out of 535 Senators and Reps.


86 posted on 06/29/2013 12:22:55 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Jim Robinson
“I love the name of that party — the ‘Freedom Party,’” Palin said. “And if the GOP continues to back away from the planks in our platform, from the principles that built this party of Lincoln and Reagan, then yeah, more and more of us are going to start saying, ‘You know, what’s wrong with being independent,’ kind of with that libertarian streak that much of us have. In other words, we want government to back off and not infringe upon our rights.

Hear, hear!

87 posted on 06/29/2013 12:23:14 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: af_vet_rr

They’re already doing the crappy timeslot bit to her. Broke off today’s interview early, too.

Go, Sarah!


88 posted on 06/29/2013 12:23:23 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Jim Robinson
If liberals keep gaining strength in the GOP I see little else that we can do at this point.

I'd back a Freedom Party led by Palin and other true conservatives.

89 posted on 06/29/2013 12:24:17 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Jane Long

“I didn’t leave the GOP - the GOP left me”

h/t Ronaldus Magnus


90 posted on 06/29/2013 12:25:04 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: Jim Robinson

Why not just join the Constitution Party?

http://www.constitutionparty.com/

The more we are splintered, the less effect we will have.

The other problem is even if a majority of Repubs, non-voting conservatives and independents switch to a truly conservative party, the remaining “moderate” , RINO, and liberal Republicans will steal off enough of the vote to give the Dems a win every time.

Frankly, I see no solution.

But I do love Sarah. She’s the only one telling it like it is. Well, add Alan Hunt, E.W. Jackson, and Dr. Carson.......


91 posted on 06/29/2013 12:26:22 PM PDT by Arlis (.)
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To: LaybackLenny
Time for the GOP to join the Whigs on the ashheap of history.

Stick a fork in 'em. The best they've got are ones who'll never win a presidential election - ever. Let them rest in peace as the GOP/RINO party.

92 posted on 06/29/2013 12:26:37 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Jim Robinson

Not surprising. From the very beginning of this drama, the Repubics have consistently shown a visceral hatred for Sarah, just as they have for all Conservatives. Nothing new. I can’t remember a time when this wasn’t the case, going back to Landan and Hoover. Other than Reagan, the last Conservative in office was Coolidge.


93 posted on 06/29/2013 12:27:06 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: onyx
This is her big shot across the bow, and a good one.

She hasn't established she's going to do this, but the GOP now knows they can't pass this bill without a huge take down of the party. She's waaaay ahead of everyone. Good tactic, the right thing at the right time.

94 posted on 06/29/2013 12:27:42 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: onyx

No matter what the PDSers say, I am still behind her 100%


95 posted on 06/29/2013 12:28:54 PM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: LaybackLenny
No architects invited.
96 posted on 06/29/2013 12:29:31 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: Arlis

There’s more brilliance in your questions than many around here will dare to confront......


97 posted on 06/29/2013 12:29:32 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Lakeshark

Funny but your post history belies that. So do we believe the suddenly supportive Lakeshark or the one that made such a stink about winning being all important and mocking ‘purists’?


98 posted on 06/29/2013 12:29:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Lakeshark

You’re so right. She’s made her intentions clear.

The House is on notice. Tread carefully.

The GOP had better know she has a HUGE following.

Time to let them know WE COUNT by our numbers.

When we call, we have to mention SARAH PALIN.


99 posted on 06/29/2013 12:30:55 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Anything with the word “Freedom” is going to be a new IRS and NSA target!


100 posted on 06/29/2013 12:31:12 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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