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Warren's fighting chance?
lowell sun ^ | 4/30/2014 | Peter Lucas

Posted on 04/30/2014 6:44:07 AM PDT by luke1825

There ought to be a law prohibiting Massachusetts politicians from writing books that few people actually read, especially when they write them on company time.

Nevertheless, the politicians still make money on these quickie books, thanks to outrageous advances from publishers.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now being feted by crazed liberals as the possible next president of the United States, is only the latest example of a politician seeking to cash in on her newfound fame.

Gov. Deval Patrick did it, getting a $1.3 million advance for his book. Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown followed suit with a book of his own. He got an advance of $700,000

(Excerpt) Read more at lowellsun.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: federal; government; politics

1 posted on 04/30/2014 6:44:07 AM PDT by luke1825
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To: luke1825

Elizabeth Warren needs to run. She would win the Democratic primary....and then get smoked.


2 posted on 04/30/2014 6:45:58 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: luke1825

Princess Rising Star? What the hell has she ever done to rise in American politics other than being a white “woman of color” with a Indian cookbook?


3 posted on 04/30/2014 6:47:13 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Tulane

Elizabeth Warren needs to run. She would win the Democratic primary....and then get smoked.


Nope. She’s just a leftist tool to make Hitlery appear centrist.


4 posted on 04/30/2014 6:48:01 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: luke1825

Is there any way we can give Massachusetts back to England?


5 posted on 04/30/2014 6:49:29 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: lodi90

Good answer. I wouldn’t be surprised.


6 posted on 04/30/2014 6:50:25 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Texas Eagle
Is there any way we can give Massachusetts back to England?

Will you allow me time to get my affairs in order, pack up my family and leave for a better state?

7 posted on 04/30/2014 6:51:36 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Truth sounds like hate...to those who hate truth.)
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To: lodi90

She would give Hillary! real problems in a primary...Warren may be a leftist tool, but have you checked out who votes in a Democratic primary? Answer: Leftist tools. Even if Hillary! wins the primary: 1) she will have to spend money win, 2) Will be attacked by a Leftist icon, supressing the Leftist tool vote in the general, and 3) actually have to focus on winning the primary rather than spending all her time blaming Bush for Obama’s failures...


8 posted on 04/30/2014 6:55:35 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: lodi90

Well, if you can believe some of what we hear, there is a core group of liberals who do not like the Clintons. To them, Hillary is not liberal enough. Many of these radical liberal types love Elizabeth Warren. I’m not sure why, don’t know what Warren has done in her career to be a liberal darling, or what she has done to qualify her to be president.


9 posted on 04/30/2014 6:55:52 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (Im W)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Come on down to the Missouri Ozarks.
Low taxes, low cost of living. Deer and turkey, year round fishing, shoot your gun.
Did I mention low taxes ?


10 posted on 04/30/2014 6:56:19 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: luke1825

1%-ter writing a book trashing 1%-ters. Nothing to see here.


11 posted on 04/30/2014 6:56:27 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

If all of you Massachusetts conservatives, Maine conservatives, - hell, New England conservatives - pack up and move to Pennsylvania, we can start pushing the libs out of here and become Fortress PA, a bastion of solid conservatism, gun rights, and sanity right in the heart of liberal moonbattery.

Think about it!!!


12 posted on 04/30/2014 6:57:10 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: luke1825
"U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now being feted by crazed liberals as the possible next president of the United States...

In an 1838 address before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln stated "...As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." It would appear he was indeed correct. Ever since the 2008 election, it has become quite evident the republic has chosen suicide.

"Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad."
13 posted on 04/30/2014 6:57:22 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Texas Eagle

Why waste a perfectly good, and beautiful state? Instead of giving the land back, just send all the lefty statists back. Then you can include the JBTs in Connecticut, the corrupt in RI, and the socialists up in VT.


14 posted on 04/30/2014 6:58:08 AM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: luke1825


15 posted on 04/30/2014 7:03:03 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: NFHale

Our ancestors came here in the 17th century. We’re not leaving!


16 posted on 04/30/2014 7:03:46 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: proxy_user

I hear you... I’m not one for giving up either.

BUT... think of it more as a tactical withdrawal to a stronger position, where you’d be surrounded by friends, instead of psychotic, foaming-at-the-mouth lib lunatics.


17 posted on 04/30/2014 7:08:37 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: luke1825

To the tune of M.T.A. by the Kingston Trio:

Lizzie Warren took an axe
And gave her grandma forty whacks.
And when she saw the job she’d done
She gave her mother forty one.

These are the times that try men’s souls.
In the course of our nation’s history,
the people of Boston have rallied Bravely
whenever the rights of minorities have been threatened.
Today, a new crisis has arisen.

The Massachussets Republican Party,
better known as the M.R.P.,
Is attempting to destroy the career of a citizen of Boston
By exposing the lies she has told to unfairly game the system.
Citizens, hear me out! This could happen to you!

Well, let me tell you of the story of a liar named Lizzie and her tragic and fateful ways.
She lied she was a minority, a maiden of the Cherokee, and wants to be President of the USA

Well, did she ever repent? No, she’ll never repent and her fate is still unlearned.
What a pity! (Poor ole Lizzie.)
She’ll be shamed forever on the streets of Boston. She’s the gal who never did learn.

Lizzie lied about her heritage, she lied about her license, but she still made the people pay
When she got caught the people told her “No more lying!” but Lizzie couldn’t change her ways

Now, all night long Lizzie talks on the TV crying, “What will become of me?!!
How can I afford to find my Cherokee grandma if you don’t vote for me?”

Lizzie still goes down to the Square in Cambridge every day at quarter past two
She jumps up on her soapbox and spins her stories as the crowd comes rumblin’ through.

Now, you citizens of Boston, don’t you think it’s a scandal how the Republicans have told the truth?
Fight the Bitter Clingers - Vote for Lizzie Warren! Get poor Lizzie off to Washington, DC!

Or she’ll be shamed forever on the streets of Boston.
She’s the gal who never did learn.
She’s the gal who never did learn.


18 posted on 04/30/2014 7:17:59 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Tulane
Elizabeth Warren needs to run. She would win the Democratic primary....and then get smoked.<<

Yess!...lets get on the bandwagon..its time we picked the opposing candidate for a change!

19 posted on 04/30/2014 7:19:28 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Sort of like Hussane Obama!


20 posted on 04/30/2014 7:23:53 AM PDT by Big Mack (I love this country. It’s the government that scares the crap out of me)
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To: Tulane
Elizabeth Warren needs to run. She would win the Democratic primary....and then get smoked.

Let's hope soo,BUT don't count on it! If the GOPe shoves another "Romney" down our throats ALL bets are off.

Two of my leftwing lunatic sisters are supporting her.

21 posted on 04/30/2014 7:24:23 AM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2014/04/blockbuster-1-5m-book-deal-for-ted-cruz-memoir.html/

There is a lot of that going around.


22 posted on 04/30/2014 7:25:35 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Tulane

That’s what I thought about Obama. I hoped he’d defeat Hillary because I couldn’t fathom this country electing someone with the name Barack Hussein Obama.


23 posted on 04/30/2014 7:29:44 AM PDT by surrey
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To: proxy_user

I can’t leave.The Bocce League at the Italian Club starts Monday.


24 posted on 04/30/2014 7:33:15 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: surrey

Fair point...BUT...anybody who won the Demo primary in 2008 was going to win the general...A ham sandwhich would have beaten McCain...the economy was melting down, the Iraq war had wall to wall negative coverage...every ill in America was being blamed on Bush, republicans and capitalism...The media had an 8 year incessant drum beat of negativity against conservatives and republicans (Bush not conservative enough for me...please don’t misunderstand) that was interrupted for about a year due to 9-11....

2016 will be an uphill battle for sure, but it won’t be like 2008...


25 posted on 04/30/2014 7:36:09 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: Tulane
actually have to focus on winning the primary rather than spending all her time blaming Bush for Obama’s failures...

Disclaimer: no one should ever hire me as a campaign consultant, except perhaps to hire me, listen to my advice, and then do the exact opposite and win :-)

Having said that...

My guess is that Hillary, at this moment, is doing whatever it takes to get past Benghazi, and to not be politically injured by the 2014 midterms.

Sometime around January 2015, she will implement one of plans A, B, or C, depending on the situation.

Plan A: if Benghazi isn't a major scandal by 2015, and if the Dems lose the Senate, she announces her candidacy. Her primary campaign will position her as the fixer of all Obama mistakes, and the savior of the Democratic Party. She will position anyone who might oppose her in the primaries as tools of the failed Obama: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Michelle Obama, depending on who would want to try. She waltzes to the nomination, and designs her general election depending upon who becomes the GOP nominee.

Plan B: if Benghazi isn't a major scandal by 2015, and the Dems keep the Senate, she announces her candidacy. Her primary campaign will position her as the next step Forward!, as the one person who can truly accomplish everything Obama began, but couldn't finish because of the evil vast right-wing conspiracy. She will position anyone who might oppose her in the primaries as incapable of fulfilling the Obama legacy: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Michelle Obama, depending on who would want to try. She waltzes to the nomination, and designs her general election depending upon who becomes the GOP nominee.

Plan C: if Benghazi becomes a major scandal in 2014, with the Dems losing the Senate, she announces, sometime before the end of January 2015, that she has gratefully and humbly accepted the appointment to [insert "Yale President," "Head of UN Human Rights Council," etc.], and that because of this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many people, along with her new role as a grandmother, she will not be running for the Democratic Party nomination for President in 2016. She never openly endorses any of the running candidates for the nomination, though she makes a number of references as to how a woman in the White House would complete the transformation of America into a true diversity society. As a result, Elizabeth Warren gets the nomination, and loses to [insert GOP nominee here]. History books write about how sad it was that Hillary Rodham Clinton was never able to reach her full potential in life.

26 posted on 04/30/2014 7:39:45 AM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: chajin

I vote plan C!


27 posted on 04/30/2014 7:47:19 AM PDT by Tulane
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