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Sarah Palin Is 'Just About' Ready To Renounce Her Republican Ties
Business Insider ^ | June 13, 2014 | Catherine Thompson

Posted on 06/13/2014 6:59:39 PM PDT by Innovative

News of poor conditions at a holding center in Arizona for undocumented, unaccompanied minors whipped Sarah Palin into a fury Friday -- so much so that she said she was on the verge of renouncing her ties to the Republican Party.

She then accused President Barack Obama of orchestrating the "crisis" in Arizona in order to advance his own immigration reform agenda.

"In this case, Obama’s refusal to enforce immigration laws and his blatant suggestion that his chosen illegal activity will be rewarded are proof of his tyrannical tactics," Palin wrote.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; conservatives; duplicate; immigration; obama; palin; republicans; sarahpalin; searchpalin
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If only the other Republicans would have half her courage...
1 posted on 06/13/2014 6:59:39 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

AMEN!


2 posted on 06/13/2014 7:00:55 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Innovative

No, they like the perks.


3 posted on 06/13/2014 7:02:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Innovative

Business Insider was referencing the original article at TPM (just to give proper credit):

Palin: Immigration Debate ‘Just About Driving Me To Renounce My Republican Ties’

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/immigration-debate-nearly-drives-sarah-palin-from-gop


4 posted on 06/13/2014 7:02:39 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

That’s right. And half her vision. Half her intellect.

Frankly, Sarah’s more of a man than 90% of the Republicans. Go for it Sarah - it’s time. Many will follow.


5 posted on 06/13/2014 7:04:01 PM PDT by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: Innovative

If she starts responding to the name “Nigel”, we will know it has happened! I don’t think she is leaving the GOP. I hope she does not. I think renouncing her ties would harm her influence.


6 posted on 06/13/2014 7:04:27 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Innovative
We HAVE to stick with the Republican Party! They're the only party that will prevent the Democrats from enacting total amnesty ...

by promising us real immigration reform...

that will turn out in the end to be total amnesty with a conservative-looking face.

7 posted on 06/13/2014 7:05:29 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Innovative

Me too. Rarely in human history have so many shown such little courage.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 7:07:57 PM PDT by Hamilcar_Barca
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To: Innovative

she then accused President Barack Obama of orchestrating the “crisis” in Arizona ...

I do wonder about that. do Senior Obama and his Mexican Counterpart have talks on such matters? I remember years ago reading that the government down there encourages the poor to leave to come to America


9 posted on 06/13/2014 7:09:29 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: cdcdawg

“I think renouncing her ties would harm her influence.”

Are you kidding? You might have missed it, but amongst conservatives, the gop is about as popular as a leper at a baby shower.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 7:10:50 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Kerry was in Mexico around May 16th, the flood started shortly thereafter, Mexico is anally corrupt and has very strict immigration laws. How did all of these well dressed (everyone is wearing jeans/cheap Levis end up HERE all of a sudden t? This is Fast and Furious on steroids!


11 posted on 06/13/2014 7:14:40 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Hamilcar_Barca

This isn’t about courage. It’s about power and dividing up the spoils. The uniparty is just acting on a consensus view that their future is best served by destroying the American middle class.


12 posted on 06/13/2014 7:15:05 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: Innovative

13 posted on 06/13/2014 7:16:11 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: acapesket

Gun Running...and now People Running!

I’m beginning to lose my tolerance for the regime


14 posted on 06/13/2014 7:17:11 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Paulie

Go for it Sarah - it’s time. Many will follow.

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It is time and past time. I’ll believe it when I see it though.


15 posted on 06/13/2014 7:17:40 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Happier than a Svoboda skinhead with a free new armband.)
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To: Innovative

The proof that it is ochestrated between Obama & Mexico is that these are OTM (Other Than Mexican) children. Mexico normally kills or otherwise discourages Central Americans from entering Mexico. Mexico knew these train loads were coming up & allowed it to happen.


16 posted on 06/13/2014 7:20:04 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Innovative

Well, a good step. But that is not quite enough. Those that do must be willing to not support the GOPe. That is tough for many to do when it comes right down to it.


17 posted on 06/13/2014 7:22:41 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: acapesket

an intertestng transcript discussing sec of state kerry’s mexico junket

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/05/226400.htm

just a coincidence,,,,,


18 posted on 06/13/2014 7:23:36 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: RKBA Democrat

I’m not kidding. It’s a legitimate question. Would her influence be harmed by being officially on the outside? I have a concern about that. There are still a lot of conservative people who are registered Republican voters. They aren’t as tuned into all of this as you and I are. What does she gain by severing ties, what does she lose by severing ties, what do we all gain by her merely saying she’s close to doing so? If she leaves, does the GOPe get to claim victory? It’s not a real clear decision.


19 posted on 06/13/2014 7:23:53 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Innovative

Ok, she wants to renounce her Repub ties, so she can become what? A Democrat? of course not. A libertopian? If so, she has to renounce her Christian beliefs, libertopians (for the most part, except for a minority that claim otherwise) are for abortion, atheism, same sex marriage, and other assorted Sodom and Gomorrah beliefs.


20 posted on 06/13/2014 7:23:56 PM PDT by sasportas
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To: Innovative

Jeez, this had me worried until I read the last sentence of the article which is a direct quote from Sarah:

“The primary expenditure we need to supply in this humanitarian crisis is jet fuel to fly these children back home to their parents.”

And, my fears resolved, say “HELL YES, SARA....let’s fly them back home....but not reimburse their families for the expenses they incurred in their attempt to violate American sovereignty and laws”.

Let them learn a hard truth -— crime doesn’t pay. Right now, the Obama regime and RINO Republicans are trying to make it pay big time for the invaders.


21 posted on 06/13/2014 7:25:12 PM PDT by House Atreides (ELL)
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To: sasportas

A libertopian? If so, she has to renounce her Christian beliefs, libertopians (for the most part, except for a minority that claim otherwise) are for abortion, atheism, same sex marriage, and other assorted Sodom and Gomorrah beliefs.

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Good point. Just like the last Republican nominee.


22 posted on 06/13/2014 7:26:51 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Happier than a Svoboda skinhead with a free new armband.)
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To: House Atreides

And, by the way, some of you folks need to work on your reading comprehension-—Sarah Palin is NOT leaving the Republican Party. She’s, along with Ted Cruz and a number of others, is leading the efforts to rescue it from the corruption currently infecting it and return it to its proper place as a constitutional conservative party.

More power to you Sarah!!


23 posted on 06/13/2014 7:28:54 PM PDT by House Atreides (ELL)
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To: Innovative

I don’t believe Palin will split with the GOP before the 2014 election.

Palin MIGHT after the mid-term. In my opinion.


24 posted on 06/13/2014 7:30:17 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Innovative

been there. done that.


25 posted on 06/13/2014 7:31:21 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Magnimus)
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To: House Atreides

If you flip a coin 15 times, and it keeps coming
up ‘heads’, it is a double-headed coin.

The GOP is CORRUPT. IT BEGAN ObamaCARE and has
NO interest in stopping in.

Same thing with the rest, from Amnesty to open borders
to arming al Qaeda to ignoring the IRS atrocity.


26 posted on 06/13/2014 7:32:12 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Innovative

Good.


27 posted on 06/13/2014 7:32:52 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: House Atreides

“She’s, along with Ted Cruz and a number of others, is leading the efforts to rescue it from the corruption currently infecting it and return it to its proper place as a constitutional conservative party.”

return?

It is one wing of the Central Oligarchy and has been.

It is not a conservative party. Conservatives are one part of it.
It is not a constitutional party. 2/3 of the Constitution has been contravened with nary a peep from the RINO party.

Even under Ronaldus Maximus, it did not become a conservative party. He forced conservative ideas. The leadership simply waited until he was gone and continued on their way as if nothing had happened.


28 posted on 06/13/2014 7:35:30 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( "I didn't leave the Central Oligarchy Party. It left me." - Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Cold Heart

Mexico is no friend to America. If there’s anything they can do at their executive level to hurt us, they’ll do it. They are much more of an enemy than an ally.


29 posted on 06/13/2014 7:36:14 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I so loathe this POS that I cannot read it but I know in my heart and soul that I am correct.


30 posted on 06/13/2014 7:40:47 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: cdcdawg

Palin would not leave unless it serves as the start of a movement, she isn’t thinking of just quietly leaving the GOP like Mitt Romney did in 1979 because of Reagan.


31 posted on 06/13/2014 7:41:19 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Innovative

If only congress would have half her courage..they would impeach obama..instead of defending him


32 posted on 06/13/2014 7:43:32 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: acapesket

I dont even think that John John... ..in the transcript....

likely as not no one there wanted to bring up his most important task....


33 posted on 06/13/2014 7:43:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: sasportas

How about something called a “Conservative”?
Ya need to get outta yer “bubble”.
Consevative is “good”!!
She is just as faithful as you purport to be.


34 posted on 06/13/2014 7:44:15 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: cdcdawg

I will stop supporting Sarah when she leaves the GOP.


35 posted on 06/13/2014 7:47:16 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Diogenesis

“If you flip a coin 15 times, and it keeps coming
up ‘heads’, it is a double-headed coin....”
*******************************************************************

So, I guess you’d call the victory of Ted Cruz and his defeat of David Dewhurst in the 2012 Texas Senate race just another “head”? The humiliation of Erik Cantor this week is just another “head”? The dispatch of Thad Cochran to the dust pan of history in about 10 days just another “head”?

Come on folks, let’s not be defeatist! We won’t win all the battles but we’re beginning to win most of them. And we will win the war—but apparently not with those of you who get discouraged, abandon this fight and desert during this time of political war.


36 posted on 06/13/2014 7:53:33 PM PDT by House Atreides (ELL)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

I would say that the words ysed so far by both sides of this issue is empty rhetoric...

Instead of just mouthing off, and constantly using those empty buzz phrases, how about acting upon something that gives teeth to the problem, and not just words that do not, and have proven to be empty of substance...

Instead of Immigration “reform”...

How about Immigration “enforcement”...

People need to stop getting skull blocked into the words these schmups use, to think it is somehow effective...

We will never see ANY “enforcement” of conservative principles during the next 2.5 years...And anything resembling that, will be fought tooth and nail, after this guy and some of the moderates and liberals are gone...The media (and what may be left of that political force) will see to that...

So instead of regurgitating the buzz words spoon fed to the masses of low-information voters and the keyboard commando brigade...

Most already know that the solution cannot, and will not be implemented for a very long time...

For all intents and purposes, the battle is already lost, but the war is still up in the air...

“What are YOU willing to do about it, and what are YOU willing to sacrifice to support and achieve these goals?”


37 posted on 06/13/2014 8:03:50 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (Will work for a new Kidney...)
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To: Innovative
In theory, Palin is, of course, correct.

But the Democrats would love to see the Republican party split in two. Yes, I know how corrupt and lazy the GOPe is. But it it wise to do exactly what your enemy wants you to do?

38 posted on 06/13/2014 8:07:16 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: ansel12

“Palin would not leave unless it serves as the start of a movement, she isn’t thinking of just quietly leaving the GOP like Mitt Romney did in 1979 because of Reagan.”

There is no connection between Palin’s strongly implied threat to leave the GOP, and Romney’s inconsistent and dishonest embrace of Reaganism. Go find a Romneybot to argue with. Good luck in finding one. Even you can beat a Romneybot in an argument.


39 posted on 06/13/2014 8:09:30 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: cdcdawg

In answer to your question: I do not think it hurts her especially given that I doubt she will seek elected political office. I see her as potentially leading a political movement outside of the electoral realm that through circumstances might cause her to seek political office at some later time. E.g. Cory Aquino. I think that’s more in line of what she wants and where her skill set lies.


40 posted on 06/13/2014 8:11:34 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: BunnySlippers

Why? That seems extreme on your part. Would her reasons matter?

FYI, I’m not trying to pick a fight, I’m just curious. I might be disappointed if she did that, depending on the why, but I would likely still support her.


41 posted on 06/13/2014 8:12:19 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: All

concerning “immigration” what exactly needs to be “reformed” ?

first of all let’s call this mess what it really is - an INVASION !

nothing is broken and nothing needs to be “reformed”.

we need a federal govt that will be made to enforce our current laws and once and for all secure the damn border - with troops until we get control of this mess.


42 posted on 06/13/2014 8:16:30 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Innovative; All

If she decides to do it, I believe she’ll be following a few folks that have done so in principle, if not already done so publically...

Since there is no formal association that is organized into a functional (and electable) political apparatus (maybe that is a good thing at this point)...

A defection of elected republicans (maybe even a few democrats) that might drop their party affiliation, might occur, if they had something tangible to jump to, and that had to be caucused with, and dealt with, in the conventional (political) sense...

So if that movement were to spawn this political organization, and force a clear definition of the left, the moderates, and the “new” (more conservative) right...Then yes, this would be the best thing I can think of for this country...

It would remove a lot of ambiguity from political definitions, and not allow the liberal narratives to bog down definitive positions with political moderation (fecklessness)...

The republican party might even well become the weakest political link in the chain, and might very well be forced to collaborate with the “new”, clearly defined conservative party...

But I am absolutely positive that there are some people who believe the world revolves around the republican party anyway...They can have it...


43 posted on 06/13/2014 8:16:34 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (Will work for a new Kidney...)
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To: cdcdawg

LOL, what the heck was that personal attack about?

Let’s try again.

To: cdcdawg
Palin would not leave unless it serves as the start of a movement, she isn’t thinking of just quietly leaving the GOP like Mitt Romney did in 1979 because of Reagan.
31 posted on 6/13/2014 7:41:19 PM by ansel12

I don’t know what hidden messages you saw in that post, or what kind of guilt or shame you carry around or why you cue on a mention of Romney, but I have no idea who you are, it was a very simple post.

The point was to assuage the obvious concern you kept expressing about Palin, in posts 6 and post 19, that’s all.

Palin won’t ever just ‘leave’ the GOP, she would only leave to start an effective movement.


44 posted on 06/13/2014 8:17:55 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Fair enough, and I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t thought the same thing. Is it time to break away? The reason I ask is that it actually seems like some progress is possible in the old wineskin of the GOP. Cantor getting creamed, Cochran probably getting the same, possible pickups elsewhere. I don’t know. It’s the same conundrum I have as a member of a mainline Protestant church. Why do we have to leave? Why can’t we make them leave? They’re wrong.

I think Palin said that in order to gauge her influence by the reaction to it. If so, that’s very shrewd. She’s not doing anything until after these mid-terms.


45 posted on 06/13/2014 8:19:31 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: MeshugeMikey
just a coincidence,,,,,

Well, there have always been a few kids involved with border crossings but then the number jumped to 1000 in just two weeks.

The timing is pretty incredible...

The State Department announced on May 7 that jk was going to Mexico.

check the dates on this...http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/05/225717.htm

That is to the day when this started...http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/19/us/mexico-border-children/

“”In the past two weeks, more than 1,000 children were apprehended while illegally crossing the border, “

May 21, 2014 — Updated 1314 GMT (2114 HKT)

Two weeks before May 27 is when State Department announced jk was going.

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46 posted on 06/13/2014 8:30:04 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: TLI

the timing is unmistakable..and unavoidable

there are no coincidences!

I sense that push is inching up on shove at an ever increasing pace.


47 posted on 06/13/2014 8:32:11 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: ansel12

It was a compliment. I strongly believe that you can win an argument against the average Romney supporter. Why did you cue on Romney in a thread about Sarah Palin. That is weird.


48 posted on 06/13/2014 8:35:42 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Bullish

That’s why they are in orchestra with Obama, same goal.


49 posted on 06/13/2014 8:35:47 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: TLI
Correction:

Two weeks before May 21 is when State Department announced jk was going.

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50 posted on 06/13/2014 8:36:01 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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