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Our theocracy nightmare: President Palinís martial law (Here's their real fear - she's effective)
Salon ^ | June 29, 2013 | Frederic C. Rich

Posted on 06/29/2013 12:59:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

What if McCain/Palin won, then McCain died -- and a terror attack followed. Apocalyptic fiction from a nightmare

It is obvious in retrospect that only an external attack like that on 7/22 could have saved the Palin presidency. Without it, would any of what followed have happened? I doubt it. The Democrats would have recaptured both the White House and Senate that fall. The culture wars would have simmered on, but the evangelical movement’s momentum on the path toward political power would have been lost. I would be installed in my corner office downtown, practicing law. I would probably have children with Emilie. I might be having dinner with Sanjay tonight instead of sitting here with people I really don’t know, trying to remember and record all that happened since then.

But 7/22 did happen. It was truly horrible, and the American people were understandably scared and angry. 7/22 opened a door, and Sarah Palin walked through it.

On July 24, 2012, President Palin, for only the second time in the history of the republic, declared martial law over the entire country. Instead of appearing alone in a televised address from the formality of the Oval Office, she addressed the nation from the situation room in the basement of the White House flanked by all the Joint Chiefs of staff, with Vice President Sam Brownback and top consultant Steve Jordan the only civilians present. Her speech was direct and forceful. After 9/11, she said, our enemies had counted on our weaknesses. They knew of our preoccupation with rights, laws, and political correctness of every sort.....

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: barfalert; christianationanovel; christiannation; dnctalkingpoints; fredericcrich; islam; jihad; liberalloons; liberalwetdream; loadurgunsboys; martiallaw; mentaldisorder; muslims; palin; presidentpalin; salon; terrorism; wot; yellowjournalism
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes. They really are ill.


41 posted on 06/29/2013 1:40:59 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Carthego delenda est

Sounds like a Rawhide episode, ‘Christian killer Cattlemen protect the river from naked swimming liberals’.


42 posted on 06/29/2013 1:43:42 PM PDT by ansel12 (Libertarians, Gays = in all marriage, child custody, adoption, immigration or military service laws.)
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To: Diogenesis
What IF Obama was not an American citizen but was a Moslem working to help al Qaeda??

What do you mean, What if?

43 posted on 06/29/2013 1:49:25 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: trisham

First comment at the link: “What if Salon ran out of Thorazine?”


44 posted on 06/29/2013 1:50:28 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin = Emmanuel Goldstein

I would point that out over at Salon, but NONE of them would get it. Not a single one. Little hipster douchebags are some of the least well-read people I encounter. Let them have their Two Minutes Hate. Maybe they won’t screw up my coffee order.


45 posted on 06/29/2013 1:50:34 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: darkangel82

LOL!


46 posted on 06/29/2013 1:52:54 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: a fool in paradise

bttt


47 posted on 06/29/2013 1:56:16 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The frightening thing is that liberals are so psychologically unreflective, that they don’t know that their own fears of conservative totalitarianism are actually projections of what they themselves would do.


48 posted on 06/29/2013 2:02:51 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; KC_Lion

The issue is the establishment got scared shiftless when they saw that someone with a true and proven records of cleaning up corruption (Palin in Alaska as governor). They they saw their own corrupt days in jeopardy when she got into a position where she wasn’t just cleaning up corruption in some “po dunk state” and all the insiders pooped a collective brick and that is when everyone that supports corruption went heavily negative on Palin!!!


49 posted on 06/29/2013 2:03:12 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: trisham

Paranoia appears to be running rampant amongst liberals.

Deep down they know how they abuse power when they have it so they project that onto their enemies!!!!


50 posted on 06/29/2013 2:04:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Yes. Their goal is complete control over every part of our lives.


51 posted on 06/29/2013 2:07:03 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is president, so why is Salon giving space to an excerpt from a book about a non-existent Palin presidency? it almost seems that they WANT there to be a conservative Theocracy, so as to reinforce the accuracy of their paranoia. These are mentally damaged people. WITHOUT THE COOPERATION OF THE MSM, no tyranny is possible, and the MSM would definitely harass a President Palin from day one. But for Obama, they just spread their legs - or, should I say?, bend over.


52 posted on 06/29/2013 2:10:08 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: BenLurkin

Both, I think. There may be some joshing over who’s to use the straitjacket on any given day.


53 posted on 06/29/2013 2:11:45 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: Carthego delenda est

She can’t help herself. She has a mental disorder:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEwVcsHnf3o

I remember reading the comments of one liberal who claimed something along the lines of “Democratic men are more faithful to their wives than Republican men are to their wives.” Uh, Bill Clinton? FDR? LBJ? Anyone with the last name Kennedy? Never let the truth and reality interfere with their liberalism.


54 posted on 06/29/2013 2:34:17 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Mygirlsmom

They get paid to write so they have to come up with something for their audience. Unfortunately too many people take it seriously.


55 posted on 06/29/2013 2:39:48 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

1. What a load of crap.

2. What a load of boring crap. The excerpts were angsty conversations between cardboard cutout hipsters.


56 posted on 06/29/2013 2:56:32 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“As if a Joe Biden presiduncey would offer any winning moments. What libtards.”
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If I understand, which is doubtful, the string theory of professor Michio Kaku basically says that anything you can imagine already exists in one of an infinite number of alternate realities. Apparently liberals live in an alternate reality but are observable in my reality, how else could a person who is supposedly educated believe that Joe Biden is intelligent and Sarah Palin is the idiot?


57 posted on 06/29/2013 3:04:39 PM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: darkangel82

The Evangelicals are the liberal Democrats stauchest opponents so the Dems are scared to death of them. Same thing for the Tea Party and the gun rights people. They have their brainwashed college students in their classrooms all day so they can fill their heads with North Korean style brainwashing.


58 posted on 06/29/2013 3:12:10 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: ansel12

I am trying to picture in my mind mainstream media news announcers trying to read the news about President Palin as their faces twitch and turn bright red with anger.


59 posted on 06/29/2013 3:21:29 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: darkangel82; Mygirlsmom; BenLurkin; PA Engineer; 2ndDivisionVet; TADSLOS; All
This psychotic drivel is not an editorial by Salon. It is an article by Frederic C. Rich, who also happens to be the author of the book being excerpted. The fools at Salon are merely useful idiots.

The book is published by W. W. Norton & Company.

If you want to leave a comment at Amazon, go here and tilt the balance.

You can also scroll down to the bottom of the Salon article and leave a comment there.

As someone else said, this is a liberal wet dream. There is no chance of a theocracy here, at least not a Christian theocracy.

60 posted on 06/29/2013 3:44:32 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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