Skip to comments.SARAH PALIN ENDORSES PETE RICKETTS FOR NEBRASKA GOVERNOR
Posted on 04/06/2014 6:11:09 AM PDT by Hojczyk
On Friday, former Alaska Gov. Palin went to Nebraska and endorsed businessman Pete Ricketts for governor in the state in which her endorsement has proven to be the gold standard.
Palin joined Kay Orr, Nebraska's former Republican governor whom Palin called the "original Mama Grizzly," to endorse to endorse Ricketts, whom Palin called the clear principled commonsense conservative choice in this race whose positions are clear: "he opposes amnesty and taxpayer funded benefits for illegal immigrants in any form and always has."
Palin said the "alternative is woeful dependency on an inevitable sinking ship I call 'Liberal Lunacy.'"
Palin has already endorsed senate candidate Ben Sasse in the state in which she proved in 2012 that former South Carolina Senator and Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint was right when he said Palin's endorsement has the most impact in GOP primaries. As Breitbart News reported:
During the 2012 election cycle in Nebraska, the Republican establishment spent millions backing Jon Bruning, while Washington's conservative establishment, including Freedom Works, spent millions backing Don Stenberg. But after Palin wrote a 135-word Facebook post to endorse Deb Fischer, the then-unknown candidate suddenly had "momentum, buzz, and name identification" and rocketed to the top of the polls en route to wins in the primary and general election.
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Palin has already endorsed senate candidate Ben Sasse in the state in which she proved in 2012 that former South Carolina Senator and Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint was right when he said Palin's endorsement has the most impact in GOP primaries.
There Sarah goes again, only endorsing chicks /sarc
GOLLY. THIS MUST BE IMPORTANT.
It’s important to me.
Any particular reason you mock one of the only conservatives actually doing something positive? I would LOVE to see one Palin thread that didn’t resemble an MSNBC call-in. Just one.
Go Sarah go!!
She was in Fort Myers last week and even though the lib Naples Press tried their best to go after her and her choice Lizbeth Benacquisto it won’t work. Her picks are legendary and often win.Go Sarah go!!
It is you are not!
Nothing against Palin whatsoever. BUT WHY UPPER CASE? That’s my peeve. Now back to our regular programming.
Sarah is banking favors for the future.
Coulda been a bit clearer.
Breitbart’s article titles are in upper-case.
Unless you have the time to re-enter them, a cut-and-paste results in all caps.
Sarah is out there everyday promoting conservative principles and the candidates who best represent them. She does more to shine the light on little-known conservative candidates than anyone else on our side. I use her endorsements as a guide to who to donate money to.
I see from your posting history you do (not) seem opposed to a Palin run.
Just realize Palin rightfully garners quite a bit of support on this site.
Please think about that, before you post something seemingly critical of her.
You seem to support Paul. You would win over more for a Paul candidacy, by not mocking Palin.
I did not know that. Never mind......
“Sarah is out there everyday promoting conservative principles and the candidates who best represent them. She does more to shine the light on little-known conservative candidates than anyone else on our side. I use her endorsements as a guide to who to donate money to”
Oh Pleez! Palin has just left GA where she was pushing a moderate woman candidate Karen Handel. Too bad she couldn’t support Dr. Paul Broun the true conservative in the race or just keep her nose out of it. I was thrilled to see she has moved on to Nebraska.
They ought to call her Shakespeare because all she does is make plays!
Definitely the wise approach.
I know some Republicans, honest, decent people, bigger frogs in a smaller ponds, and they actually give money to Mainstream Republicans, the same Republicans who take their money then ignore and disparage their conservative base, except for a gloss of empty words that obscure a policy of pathetic inaction or covert complicity with the Liberal Democrats.
Governor Sarah Palin is the voice for principled, constructive, courageous change.
When what she is doing with so many successful endorsements is coupled with her awesome fundraising capacity, she is a political party in all but name.
Her logo should be a cute, ferocious Mama Grizzly.
And, for what it is worth, Mr. Pete Ricketts has worked hard and paid for his own campaign, not sucking up either Corporate, bankster, or Union money.
Of course, the Boehner/Pelosi Republicans have and will continue to oppose Mr. Ricketts in any primary and may well run a Liberal Republican as an independent against him if he gets the nomination.
What if Sarah had been a democrat gov instead.....and no change in her policies or beliefs....she cleaned out a corrupt republican governor....how would the press have treated her????
Palin lends her support to candidates who actually have a chance at winning. Creationist nutball Broun is not one of these candidates. Palin was wise to endorse someone else.
Don’t be suckered by the smear campaign.
You should educate yourself on Dr. Broun and the GA senate race. First Broun is not a nutjob. He is a strong conservative who has been voting the right way and speaking up for years.
Dr. Broun is a former marine and is currently a Lt Cmdr in the Navy reserves who recently served in Afghanistan treating our wounded combat soldiers.
Finally don’t buy into the AJC sponsored nonsense that Michelle (seed of Gumby) Nunn is some strong Dem candidate. The Dems in GA are weak and underfunded. She won’t even face the public. She just goes around appeearing at private fund raisers. Paul Broun or any republican candidate should easily take her down.
The real truth is that Sarah Palin has a penchant for picking RINO’s and calling them Tea Partiers. How did McStain, Ayotte and Flake turn out?
“Oh Pleez! Palin has just left GA where she was pushing a moderate woman candidate Karen Handel. Too bad she couldnt support Dr. Paul Broun the true conservative in the race”
If the candidate running for office does not support the SHRINKING of all G’ment at ALL Levels that candidate is not a conservative - True, Blue or otherwise
Not to pick nits but McStain picked Palin, not the other way around.
Palin endorsed Mcstain in his last senate campaign. I don’t think he could be considered conservative or a good choice by anybody. I’m all for women candidates if they are fighting the good fight like Michelle Bachmann but Karen Handel who is a good person is just too moderate for the times at hand.
I understand but McStain is a special case.
For crying out loud, he nominated Palin as his Vice Presidential candidate.
Palin will always be loyal and support McStain. Forever. He is however a special case.
I agree it is irritating on one level, but also it is nice. I don’t like it, but that’s Palin. She is loyal to McStain.
I don’t think it is really fair to criticize her for that.
He’s a special case, for her. Anyone else is a valid criticism.
I STRONGLY support Palin. But go ahead and criticise her for anything else she does.
But I think it’s not fair to criticize her for supporting the guy who introduced her to America.
“Palin will always be loyal and support McStain”
Here’s my point. I don’t hate Sarah Palin but lately she is being counter productive. We are in a war for the soul of this country and we can’t win it by being loyal to some nutjob old coot who loves to betray his own party at every turn. So he put her on the 2008 ticket. So what? He ought to kiss her azz for at least making it look close. She owes him nothing.
Palin also needs to make sure of who she is endorsing when she gets involved in a state senate race. last time she ran down here at the last minute to do a rally for Saxby Chamliss who we are running out of office this year. Now she is trying to stick another moderate in his seat.
It looks like you are showing up on all the Palin threads to attack her.
Is this the Rand Paul strategy?
“It looks like you are showing up on all the Palin threads to attack her.”
I thought you said I show up on all the threads to talk about GA. You have to make up your mind. :-)
I guess that is a yes, you guys see Palin as yet another conservative obstacle that needs to be attacked and so you will continue the attacks on threads about Palin, and bringing her up negatively when the thread isn’t about her.
” so you will continue the attacks on threads about Palin, and bringing her up negatively when the thread isnt about her”
I see you are also psychic if you can predict my future actions which even I cannot predict. :-)
It’s predictability, not being psychic, but I guess we will see.
Please don’t disturb the sheep...BAAAAA
Pete Ricketts Tele-Town Hall with Congressman Steve King
I don’t think Ricketts needs money. His brother was involved in the Ending Spending superpac that attacked GA (D) Nunn; and backed Cuccinelli and Deb Fischer.
“Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts raked in nearly $1.4 million for his campaign coffers last year, taking an early money lead among the six Republicans running for Nebraska governor.
Beau McCoy came in second, raising $794,000. Of that, $590,000 was given by a single donor”
I remember shortly after McCain picked Sarah as his running mate a freeper said “Vote for her, hell I want to marry her her”...