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Kerry fundraising letter: Defeat Sarah Palin and Tea Parties
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 12/15/09 | Patrik Jonsson

Posted on 12/15/2009 1:00:18 PM PST by mdittmar

Sen. John Kerry's new fundraising letter seeks to make a bogeyman of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party movement and rally liberals for the 2010 midterm elections.

A new fundraising letter from Sen. John Kerry (D) of Massachusetts gives a strong hint about how Democrats may try to stir their base to action during the 2010 election season: scare them with the prospect of a Sarah Palin nation.

“Think GOP obstruction is bad now?” Senator Kerry asks in a fundraising letter sent out Tuesday morning by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. “Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”

In recent months, the political right has been energized by Ms. Palin, whose "Going Rogue" book tour has boosted her favorability rating, and by the Tea Party movement, which has channeled the anger of fiscal conservatives outraged by Obama administration spending. Together, they kindle the worst political fears among many liberals, summoning visions of gun-toting, Glenn Beck-watching, right-wing radicals.

With the Democratic caucus holding 60 seats in the Senate – exactly the number needed to defeat a Republican filibuster – Kerry suggested in his letter that "the loss of even one or two would flip crucial votes in their favor and doom President Obama’s agenda.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: palin; sarahpalin; teaparty; teapartyrebellion
John Kerry (D) of Massachusetts,dems,rinos should be the ones who are scared.
1 posted on 12/15/2009 1:00:18 PM PST by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

i wasnt aware of palin running for office in 2010


2 posted on 12/15/2009 1:01:02 PM PST by remaxagnt (`)
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To: mdittmar

Only beat you by 4 minutes!!


3 posted on 12/15/2009 1:01:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin: What will you do?)
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To: mdittmar

That seems like a winning strategy - alienate the Independents and Unaffiliated.


4 posted on 12/15/2009 1:04:30 PM PST by Ham Hock
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

darn dialup connection;)


5 posted on 12/15/2009 1:05:10 PM PST by mdittmar (May God watch over those who serve,and have served,to keep us free)
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To: mdittmar

“Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”

Gee, I don’t know, maybe the opposite of what we have in there now. Oh the horror.


6 posted on 12/15/2009 1:05:34 PM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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To: mdittmar

I supposedly have broadband, but you couldn’t prove it by me, especially during these heavy rain storms here in Biloxi.


7 posted on 12/15/2009 1:06:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin: What will you do?)
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To: remaxagnt

i wasnt aware of palin running for office in 2010


Me either, this is news to me.
John Kerry is such an idiot. He makes idiot looks bad


8 posted on 12/15/2009 1:07:20 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: mdittmar

I guess horseface doesn’t have anything positive to say for himself. Clever guy, eh?


9 posted on 12/15/2009 1:07:44 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Voters who thought their ship came in with 0bama are on their own Titanic.)
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To: mdittmar

Is she running? I don’t think she will run until 2016. and then be President from 2016 until 2024...that sounds very good. 2012 to 2020 sounds good too but still believe she will hold off until 2016.


10 posted on 12/15/2009 1:08:14 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: mdittmar

I wasn’t aware Sarah was running for anything at the moment?


11 posted on 12/15/2009 1:08:44 PM PST by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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To: mdittmar
Old Jawhn pees his pants at the very mention of Sarah Palin's name.
12 posted on 12/15/2009 1:08:52 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: mdittmar

“Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”

I believe that is what our Founders envisioned:

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.


13 posted on 12/15/2009 1:11:09 PM PST by sodpoodle (Stop wasting our wealth and start telling the truth.)
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To: mdittmar

Haha.. Flipper is Afraid!


14 posted on 12/15/2009 1:11:36 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: mdittmar

Kerry correctly figured that Palen has shot way more weapons than that limp-wristed little frump ever did. The people of Massachusetts surely have a very large mental problem...Kerry, Dead Ted, Frank.


15 posted on 12/15/2009 1:15:17 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: napscoordinator
...but still believe she will hold off until 2016. - Me too!
16 posted on 12/15/2009 1:17:32 PM PST by Free_at_last_-2001 (A country can survive its fools, but it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: mdittmar

17 posted on 12/15/2009 1:17:32 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvKF__2r5Tw)
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To: mdittmar

“Doom the Presidents agenda”? That’s the most important thing Kerry has said since he got in office. He gives us something to work on. Poor guy doesn’t know what he’s doing.


18 posted on 12/15/2009 1:19:05 PM PST by RC2
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To: mdittmar
...imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over - it's easy if you try!
19 posted on 12/15/2009 1:20:58 PM PST by Free_at_last_-2001 (A country can survive its fools, but it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: napscoordinator

It would be best for her to be VP for 2 terms, then run for Pres, giving her 16 years to clean out the elitists in DC.

Before that, however, she needs to lead the charge on cleaning out the elitists from the GOP.


20 posted on 12/15/2009 1:21:26 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: mdittmar

Wasn’t John Kerry on CSPAN slapping down an expert giving a testimony contrary to Global Warming just before the emails were leaked out?

This should be another funny John Kerry moment when someone is able to get him to focus away from the tan-in-a-can so he can understand that the Tea Parties are comprised of people that don’t fit the media’s made-up image.

How does that guy get elected?


21 posted on 12/15/2009 1:25:16 PM PST by Voter62vb
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To: mdittmar

The RNC should use that first paragraph as fund raiser. Ah, Sarah and bunch of new Senators like here running around DC. I love that thought.


22 posted on 12/15/2009 1:27:19 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: mdittmar
“Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

23 posted on 12/15/2009 1:27:32 PM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: mdittmar
they kindle the worst political fears among many liberals, summoning visions of gun-toting, Glenn Beck-watching, right-wing radicals.

Awwww John....

Why so long in the face? (Shhhh...I stole that from Sarah!)

24 posted on 12/15/2009 1:28:00 PM PST by bayliving (DemocRATs are the enemy of freedom.)
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To: mdittmar
“Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”

I imagine it might look something like what the Founding Fathers intended, instead of a bunch of incumbent lawyer whores like now.

25 posted on 12/15/2009 1:28:39 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: ReneeLynn

‘her’


26 posted on 12/15/2009 1:29:19 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: mdittmar
Think GOP obstruction is bad now?” Senator Kerry asks in a fundraising letter sent out Tuesday morning by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. “Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.

Dear Senator Kerry, et al;

I am surprised that you are so upset over Sarah Palin - author of "Going Rogue", and the "tea party crowd. I'm looking around for that so-called "GOP Obstruction", and all I see is a democrat super-majority, which should not be obstructed by anything...anthing that is, except the America people upon whom the democrat party is trying to unload 100 years of socialist debt and mayhem.

Every American has the Constitutional right to peaceful protest against the issues, , you should know that, right?

John Kerry Arrested


Unlike your crowd, none of the Tea Partys have had any arrests or violence, except by some democrat ACORN interlopers, and one lib who threw a tomato at Sarah Palin. Fortuneately, his aim was like your last campaign...way off.

As far as Sarah Palin goes...what is there to defeat? She is not running for anything. Do you want to "defeat" her book tour? Her speaking engagement? Or is it that you just want to SHUT HER UP. How "democratic" of you.

You were a sleaze ball back during Vietnam, and an opportunistic phoney, and you haven't changed a bit.

You and obama have a lot in common, a dream of dictatorship and total control of America. But, WE THE PEOPLE can protest just like you did in the 60's.

Sincerely, A tea partier who support Sarah Palin and America
27 posted on 12/15/2009 1:31:16 PM PST by FrankR (SENATE: You cram it down our throats in '09, We'll shove it up your ass in '10...count on it.)
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To: mdittmar
Together, they kindle the worst political fears among many liberals, summoning visions of gun-toting, Glenn Beck-watching, right-wing radicals.

Good.

I see nothing wrong with God fearing, gun-toting law abiding citizens exercising their constitutional rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

28 posted on 12/15/2009 1:32:08 PM PST by bayliving (Democrats are the enemy of freedom and choice.)
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To: divine_moment_of_facts; mdittmar

Ellen Parsons to John Kerry: "You *should* be afraid. You should be terrified."

(For fans of the TV series 'Damages')

29 posted on 12/15/2009 1:32:46 PM PST by reaganrevolutionin2010
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To: mdittmar

How about a 5 million REAL man and woman march on April 15th....


30 posted on 12/15/2009 1:32:52 PM PST by jessduntno (The skyrocketing federal pay is systematic, reaching every level in every agency.)
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To: mdittmar
I'm just as good looking as Palin in a lumberjack sort of way.....
31 posted on 12/15/2009 1:33:29 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: mdittmar

Ha! Ha! Ha!

Skeered of a girl!!!!

LOLOL!!!!!


32 posted on 12/15/2009 1:34:49 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (BG x 2 (and a heartbeat was heard today....))
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To: mdittmar

Wait. He’s skeered of his wife too...


33 posted on 12/15/2009 1:35:57 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (BG x 2 (and a heartbeat was heard today....))
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To: Da Coyote
Kerry correctly figured that Palen has shot way more weapons than that limp-wristed little frump ever did.

Yeah and I bet she never killed a defenseless wounded enemy soldier by shooting him in the back like Kerry has.

34 posted on 12/15/2009 1:36:09 PM PST by bayliving (Democrats are the enemy of freedom and choice.)
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To: Free_at_last_-2001

good one :)


35 posted on 12/15/2009 1:36:58 PM PST by Tigercap
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To: mdittmar
John Kerry Pictures, Images and Photos
36 posted on 12/15/2009 1:37:52 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: mdittmar

Ole horseface continues to prove that Teh-RAY-ZAH! wears the pants and got all trhe brains in the family . . . . . . . and she’s not much brighter than he is!!!


37 posted on 12/15/2009 1:43:22 PM PST by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

especially during these heavy rain storms here in Biloxi.
They passed us by yesterday in Metairie, Louisiana water came from the street and about 2 feet into my yard which is unusual (maybe some of the water was from the melting ice cap according to Gore /s. Grew up in Gulfport - still miss it although it has changed a great deal since I left home.


38 posted on 12/15/2009 1:47:11 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I supposedly have broadband, but you couldn’t prove it by me, especially during these heavy rain storms here in Biloxi

ROTFL!! Reminds me when there's "inclement" weather and our satellite reception goes bonkers, everything explodes into pixels. Darn, I thought those satelites were ABOVE the activity! Meanwhile, my neighbor on cable just keeps on cruisin' getting all the weather alerts and everything...

39 posted on 12/15/2009 1:48:02 PM PST by brushcop (SFC Sallie, CPL Long, LTHarris, SSG Brown, PVT Simmons KIA OIF lll&V, they died for you, honor them)
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To: MrB

‘It would be best for her to be VP for 2 terms, then run for Pres, giving her 16 years to clean out the elitists in DC’.

Given Sarah’s comment about the ‘view enjoyed by the second sled dog’ I believe she would, politely of course, decline any offer of a VP role. Its top dog or pass.

I entirely agree that the role she plays in the 2010 mid terms is crucial both for her future ambitions and for Conservatives in general.


40 posted on 12/15/2009 1:51:37 PM PST by sarah fan UK
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To: mdittmar

That’s the point John Dipstick. We have to ruin Obama’s agenda, or we will all be communists like you in a few years.


41 posted on 12/15/2009 1:57:05 PM PST by Venturer
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To: remaxagnt

“Just imagine what Washington would look like if a bunch of new senators – inspired by Sarah Palin and the tea party crowd – took over.”

One can only dream. . . ..


42 posted on 12/15/2009 1:57:17 PM PST by Garvin (When it comes to my freedom, there will be no debate. There will be a fight)
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To: mdittmar

I think Sen. John Kerry (D) of Massachusetts is planning on making a run president again.


43 posted on 12/15/2009 2:07:00 PM PST by Garvin (When it comes to my freedom, there will be no debate. There will be a fight)
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To: mdittmar

Obstruction?

Of Marxism, Statism and ultimately, Communism.

Yes, John, we oppose 100% of what you have done, are doing or will ever do.


44 posted on 12/15/2009 2:13:29 PM PST by wac3rd (Felipe Calderon supports the public option.)
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To: bayliving

Fine talk from a “war hero” who blasted himself in the ass with enemy rice!


45 posted on 12/15/2009 2:19:01 PM PST by Redleg Duke ("1-20-2013: The End of an Error!")
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To: remaxagnt
i wasnt aware of palin running for office in 2010

Yeah, Obama told Kerry that folks in the 57th state get to vote early.

46 posted on 12/15/2009 2:28:55 PM PST by InternetTuffGuy
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To: mdittmar

Poor liberals. Can’t present positive messages to raise funds, so they resort to raising boogeymen (boogeywomen?)to frighten the base.

At the personal level, liberal fundraisers focussing on Obama, or Reid, or Relosi, wouldn’t result in significant donations either. Even Obama is on the nose.

Sad state they are in :).


47 posted on 12/15/2009 4:01:39 PM PST by militanttoby
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To: mdittmar
With the Democratic caucus holding 60 seats in the Senate – exactly the number needed to defeat a Republican filibuster – Kerry suggested in his letter that “the loss of even one or two would flip crucial votes in their favor and doom President Obama’s agenda.””

Doom 0bozo’s agenda and save America from catastrophe.

48 posted on 12/15/2009 7:33:28 PM PST by SmokingJoe
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