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Why Sarah Palin's PAC Is Losing Money [The Media Still Hate Her]
yahoo/National Journal ^ | 7/31/13 | Matt Berman

Posted on 07/31/2013 5:02:44 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Sarah Palin's political action committee—simply named Sarah PAC—took in $460,537.83 so far this year, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission. That sounds like a pretty big number! But when you look at how much the PAC has been spending, how it has been spending it, and the way things used to be, the picture looks far bleaker.

First, the spending picture: In the first six months of 2013, Sarah PAC spent $496,505.68. That's $35,967.85 more than the PAC was able to raise. To be clear, Sarah PAC isn't in debt: In the latest filing, the PAC reports having $1,113,971.25 on hand.

It's easy to see that things aren't great, however. According to the Center for Public Integrity, Sarah PAC's most recent haul compares very badly to what it took in over the last two years. By this time in 2012, Sarah PAC had raised $1.2 million. That wasn't just an election year fluke; by the end of June 2011, the PAC had raised $1.7 million.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: conservative; palin; sarah; sarahpalin
To be clear, Sarah PAC isn't in debt: In the latest filing, the PAC reports having $1,113,971.25 on hand.

To be clear, Matt Berman was just assigned to do a hit piece on Sarah and did it. Mission accomplished for the Obama buttlicking Matt.

What this fake journalist DOESN'T do is provide context for this story. In June 2011 and June 2012, there was a clear momentum for conservatives going into a presidential election year.

What Miss Matt Berman ALSO doesn't do is tell you how other PACs are spending and raising money...are Sarah's numbers out of line with other political action committees in the year AFTER a presidential election and NOT the year of mid-term?

This kind of garbage is what poses at journalism at the National Journal?

Oh, and the rest of the article is just criticism for Sarah paying consultants....as if no other PACs pay consultants. Nothing illegal going on, apparently, it is just that Matt is wondering if we ought to be concerned....

Gag.

Maybe I'll just go over to Sarahpac and give her some more money now....

1 posted on 07/31/2013 5:02:44 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Please show me where they’ve delved into any other politician or private citizen’s PAC in any detail. For instance: Hillary Clinton. No, you say? Curious.


2 posted on 07/31/2013 5:05:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They are akin to the race baiters, they believe they found their little corner to continue their circle jerks.

So damn tired of all the crazy dysfunction, everywhere.


3 posted on 07/31/2013 5:05:27 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: SoFloFreeper; kristinn

fyi.


4 posted on 07/31/2013 5:05:45 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: AllAmericanGirl44
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5 posted on 07/31/2013 5:06:47 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Is this the turkey that’s been writing hit pieces on her for years?


6 posted on 07/31/2013 5:06:50 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: SoFloFreeper; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; ...
Ping to Sarah's Awesome List!!!

Why is Yahoo such a POS search engine?

The World may never know.


7 posted on 07/31/2013 5:06:53 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: 2ndDivisionVet
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8 posted on 07/31/2013 5:07:50 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
According to the Center for Public Integrity,

lol

9 posted on 07/31/2013 5:11:15 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SoFloFreeper

“To be clear” we are breaking from RINOS!! to the FREEDOM party and the “whigs” are truey history unless they deal with us,


10 posted on 07/31/2013 5:13:07 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: SoFloFreeper
In the first six months of 2013, Sarah PAC spent $496,505.68. That's $35,967.85 more than the PAC was able to raise.

Which means she is generous to a fault.

I like her.

11 posted on 07/31/2013 5:17:33 PM PDT by marron
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s so nice to see they are worried about her.


12 posted on 07/31/2013 5:20:38 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: SoFloFreeper

bttt


13 posted on 07/31/2013 5:25:22 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gov. Palin absolutely scares the snot out of them, doesn’t she?


14 posted on 07/31/2013 5:26:35 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: SoFloFreeper

BUMP!


15 posted on 07/31/2013 5:28:11 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: SoFloFreeper; All

I recall that weasel John Avlon wrote a similar hit piece on Sarah’s PAC several months ago. Hmmm...I detect a pattern here.


16 posted on 07/31/2013 5:34:52 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (A Greenie is one distraught that somewhere, someone is living above subsistence level.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Both liberal Democrats and moderate Republicans are afraid of Sarah because she is Conservative and is not afraid to articulate conservative ideas.


17 posted on 07/31/2013 5:46:10 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wow, that comment is 200% correct. They are disrespecting Hispanics by assuming they are for rewarding lawbreakers.

Right On!


18 posted on 07/31/2013 5:51:20 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Isn’t she supposed to be irrelevant?


19 posted on 07/31/2013 6:03:35 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I’d say check back in 2014 when the campaign season heats up


20 posted on 07/31/2013 6:06:10 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: SoFloFreeper

“You’re right, I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars next year. You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I’ll have to close this place in... 60 years.”


21 posted on 07/31/2013 6:06:19 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the blind obedience of fools - Solon, Lawmaker of Athens)
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To: Ben Mugged

A worthless target attracts no fire!


22 posted on 07/31/2013 6:07:48 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

also, showing up to a person’s campaign event is a money generator in itself.


23 posted on 07/31/2013 6:08:02 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: SoFloFreeper

The money will be there when she indicates where/when it is needed.

How many people has the PAC supported that not only has she supported but we have given directly to their treasury.


24 posted on 07/31/2013 6:32:11 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: hoosiermama

She has not asked people to donate to it on her Facebook for as long as I can remember


25 posted on 07/31/2013 6:33:18 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SoFloFreeper

It was a big news story this week when a pro-Hillary group raised one million.


26 posted on 07/31/2013 6:41:59 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: GeronL

Sarah believes God will provide. All she has to do is make a need public and she knows our hearts will be tugged to give what we can.
She unlike the race hustlers and political party does not have to solicits Guest appearances - giving of herself - does the trick.


27 posted on 07/31/2013 6:47:32 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: SoFloFreeper; Bigtigermike; KC_Lion; Bratch
To be clear, Sarah PAC isn't in debt: In the latest filing, the PAC reports having $1,113,971.25 on hand.

Non-story.

28 posted on 07/31/2013 7:00:06 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t know why she even needs a PAC.

All she has to do is to tweet an endorsement in a Republican primary and everyone knows where she stands.

She doesn’t need a PAC for that.


29 posted on 07/31/2013 7:04:18 PM PDT by Alex in chains
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To: pluvmantelo; SoFloFreeper
I recall that weasel John Avlon wrote a similar hit piece on Sarah’s PAC several months ago. Hmmm...I detect a pattern here.

Yes, I think you are right. But as far as I remember the criticism then was that her PAC hadn't spent enough money - despite the fact that it had maxed out on almost all candidates she supported. Go figure!

I also seem to remember that someone at Conservatives4Palin.com wrote a response and showed that SarahPAC's spending compared very favourably with that of Rubio's PAC, a PAC that strangely enough (hmmph) had not been attacked by Avlon et co.

30 posted on 08/01/2013 3:34:54 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: KC_Lion; SoFloFreeper
IF SarahPAC is so ‘weak’, why even bother to feel concerned about it?

Like tea party peaked, or Palin losing influence, etc etc. like these jerks fervently ‘hoping’ for they will fade from people's minds.

Keep the two in news cycles, will do just opposite that.

31 posted on 08/01/2013 4:09:07 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is a fine example of why I cancelled my subscriptions to the National Review and the Weekly Standard. Every now and then it is good to remember.....


32 posted on 08/01/2013 7:42:55 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: ScaniaBoy

I missed that reply to Avlon’s piece. I’ll have to check it out.
If Sarah does run for the Senate she’ll be getting a check from me, that’s for sure.


33 posted on 08/01/2013 9:53:40 AM PDT by pluvmantelo (A Greenie is one distraught that somewhere, someone is living above subsistence level.)
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To: Some Fat Guy in L.A.

Yes, she surely does.


34 posted on 08/01/2013 11:12:58 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: pluvmantelo
There was a new piece on Conservatives4Palin.com today, and it happened to link to the story I remembered. Great, am not quite as senile as I thought. :-)

Links below:

More Selective Outrage over PAC Spending

Redstate Clown Compares Governor Palin to Con Artist – Update: Redstate Clown is Actually Just a Redstate "User"

In short Governor Palin’s PAC in 2012 donated to more than 40 House candidates and to 10 Senate candidates. In comparison, Marco Rubio’s Reclaim America PAC gave to four Senate races. That’s it.

But her attack on crony capitalism and "political consultants" has really angered quite a few people - those people that should be booted out of all public affairs or any public office they might hold!

Freep Regards

SB

35 posted on 08/01/2013 2:20:08 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

I stopped trusting C4P after finding out that one of their top contributors is a radical gay activist


36 posted on 08/01/2013 2:22:04 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

As always you have to read anything you read with a critical mind and don’t take anything on trust. There are few people we agree with to 100%.

I must admit I was surprised when I read that that commenter was a radical gay activist, but looking through his writing on C4P (which has no direct link with SP) nothing or at least very little has had anything to do with a gay agenda.


37 posted on 08/01/2013 2:34:19 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Aria

I don’t think citizen voting Hispanics are thrilled about their neighborhoods being overrun with illegals, crimes, gangs, paying higher taxes for schools and losing jobs to foreign workers who undercut their pay.


38 posted on 08/13/2013 7:51:17 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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