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Palin back with a bang: Sarah eyeing Republican nomination
The Vancouver Province / Reuters ^ | April 17, 2011 | Nick Carey

Posted on 04/17/2011 1:08:53 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Conservative Sarah Palin returned to the U.S. political arena on Saturday after several months absence with a feisty speech attacking both the establishment Republican Party and Democratic President Barack Obama and proclaiming "the 2012 elections begin here."

In a move apparently aimed at keeping her name in the running for the Republican nomination in next year's presidential election, Palin addressed several thousand people in Wisconsin, a state bitterly divided by a political fight over union rights.

Palin has been mostly absent from politics since the January shooting of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, when she was criticized for accusing opponents of manufacturing a "blood libel" against her.

As snow and sleet fell on Madison's main square, Palin attacked the budget compromise between Republicans and Obama on cuts of around $38 billion instead of $100 billion promised in elections last November.

"That is not courage, that is capitulation," she said...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012; giffords; palin; romney; sarahpalin; wisconsinshowdown
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So will they redouble their attacks on her now?
1 posted on 04/17/2011 1:09:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You betcha!


2 posted on 04/17/2011 1:18:28 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“They” are shit for their vile Tucson defamation. “They” can go rot in hell.


3 posted on 04/17/2011 1:25:41 AM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like Sarah. I hope she will re-think her establishment support of “free trade” and globalism. Barring that, she’s just another insider candidate who looks good on a lot of issues but still won’t rock the boat of the establishment in both parties.


4 posted on 04/17/2011 1:26:25 AM PDT by streetpreacher (Don't be part of the Karl Rove/Mark Levin Natural Born Losers Club; Fight Like a Girl!)
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To: Gene Eric

No doubt.


5 posted on 04/17/2011 1:26:54 AM PDT by streetpreacher (Don't be part of the Karl Rove/Mark Levin Natural Born Losers Club; Fight Like a Girl!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not before Madame President-to-be has her say. The difference is now we expect it and will be forearmed to attack back. That is, the patriots will attack.

The one thing that scares the pant(ies) off her opponents is that she tells us the truth. The elected elite “promised” $100 billion in cuts. We get a measly $353 million. That’s like promising us a steak dinner and giving us a lollipop. Memo to Congress: “Strike One”.

Now comes raising the debt limit. Let’s see what you got.


6 posted on 04/17/2011 1:27:53 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I will say it was an excellent speech, good delivery, inflection and tempo, and, she hit all the right points, without a teleprompter yet, just from notes.

Will see in the next couple days who takes umbrage. When well aimed rocks are forcefully thrown at a pack of dogs, the ones which yelp and howl the loudest, got hit.


7 posted on 04/17/2011 2:09:10 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Being an autodidact, I happily escaped the bureaucratization of intellect)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A question I hope will get some straight answers:

Should Palin run and win, what have we got in terms of Congress that will support her policies?

Last November there was a lot of talk about the Tea Party victories, and Palin’s support meant a lot for many of those.

And here we are, with this budget farce going on.

So, should Palin win, will she be rendered powerless by the folks who want ‘balance’ or are there enough potentially conservative Senators and Representatives waiting in the wings to make these dreams of real change happen?


8 posted on 04/17/2011 2:12:25 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (You can't go! All the plants are gonna die!)
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To: streetpreacher
I like Sarah. I hope she will re-think her establishment support of “free trade” and globalism. Barring that, she’s just another insider candidate who looks good on a lot of issues but still won’t rock the boat of the establishment in both parties.

What a pant load. You think protectionism is the way? Free Trade has to be the back drop. However, it has been too long that America has been a Service economy rather than a producer of our own goods and there is a reason behind this. Taxes, Excess Regulation, etc. You can't be a true Free Trader without cleaning up your own internal barriers to being competitive.

Palin gets this. But, it takes Congress and an aggressive push to dismantle the enormous stacks of delegated "laws" that the insane level of regulation has become. Palin has put her finger on how to solve this problem and that is pushing for a Congress that is prepared to roll up their sleeves and do the business of the Great Country rather than have their way with it.

But, in the end, it is up to us. We send a bunch of candy tail RINO's to Washington and we will get more RINO Poop.

Folks are still going on about how horrible it is that Castle wasn't elected Senator. They forgot that he almost single handedly started the Tea Party attending Congressional Town meetings in force with his condescension and RINO hard headedness. We are better off without another Spectre. Really.

9 posted on 04/17/2011 2:26:45 AM PDT by dalight
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To: dalight

Yes protect America.


10 posted on 04/17/2011 2:29:32 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Game On" - Sarah Palin 4/16/11 Madison WI)
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To: Darkwolf377

Remember Reagan, in the 80s he went around the congress and took his case straight to the American people.

With today’s new alternative media, as president she can address the people like no other politician is capable of. Bring pressure to directly bear upon individual recalcitrant congress critters and have them moaning like whipped curs.


11 posted on 04/17/2011 2:32:31 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Being an autodidact, I happily escaped the bureaucratization of intellect)
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To: dalight
Have you been paying attention?

Free Trade is joke if only one side is playing fair. Are India & China opening their markets to us? No, they aren't. We are getting screwed. They sell their cheap crap here and we get to sell nothing there.

This is similar to how socialists blame the "free market" for the 2008 crash. When we do not have a pure "free market system.
12 posted on 04/17/2011 2:33:27 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The real prejudice in America is that a woman won’t be elected President. How does Hillary lose to Obama if she’s a man? She doesn’t.

America is just not ready to elect a woman and as unfair as that is it’s reality.


13 posted on 04/17/2011 2:58:40 AM PDT by byteback
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To: Sea Parrot

You forget that today’s “new media” requires that the users personally select what they view. The
“old media” which, although declining, still reaches over twenty million viewers which are forced fed the liberal biased news. The insidious part is that viewers psychologically give more weight to that which is presented as news rather than that presented as commercials or the content of web pages.


14 posted on 04/17/2011 3:09:19 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Darkwolf377
Should Palin run and win, what have we got in terms of Congress that will support her policies?

In 2012, 435 Representatives and roughly one third of the 100 Senators face reelection or replacement.

State legislators, several governors, state Attorneys General, state Secretaries of State, County Commissioners, County Clerks, Assessors, elections officials, judges at various levels, school boards, various hideous mysterious commissions and boards in most states, etc., also will face elections.

What are We the People doing to further advance TEA Party candidates in all these races? That's the question to ask.

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15 posted on 04/17/2011 3:26:20 AM PDT by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t think Sarah is running.

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16 posted on 04/17/2011 3:28:53 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

17 posted on 04/17/2011 3:34:14 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Darkwolf377
So, should Palin win, will she be rendered powerless by the folks who want ‘balance’ or are there enough potentially conservative Senators and Representatives waiting in the wings to make these dreams of real change happen?

Just as Dims use the Bully Pulpit to spread bald-faced lies, it can also be used to point out undeniable truths - The Gipper made that clear. Palin has the gonads to point out the lies and explain why they're lies. Too bad the current pond scum we have on "our side" won't do it. They call it "civility", but that's just a nuanced term for "cowardice".

18 posted on 04/17/2011 3:43:44 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Free Trade is joke if only one side is playing fair. Are India & China opening their markets to us? No, they aren't. We are getting screwed. They sell their cheap crap here and we get to sell nothing there.

You need to get a clue about Economics. They sell their cheap crap here because we buy it and we don't make cheaper crap here. If we made cheaper crap that people wanted to buy here.. who cares if they can buy our cheap crap there. Get it?

If the Chinese people want to subsidize America by paying for our towels and back scratchers thats mighty odd. Hardly strategic industries. The truth is that the US gets an economic advantage for buying cheap crap where ever it is cheapest.

Where we are really really really really missing the boat, it is deliberate sabotage, and that is in Oil where we have loads of it and refuse to use our own and we buy Trillions of dollars of it from the Middle East and no they aren't buying our crap either but are you complaining?

19 posted on 04/17/2011 4:00:27 AM PDT by dalight
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To: monocle

If she is president, the old media will not be able to ignore the new media, or her. She will also be able to give weekly addresses, hold live news conferences and give speeches in prime time. Palin will not be shy about making her points and getting them across unfilered to the people.


20 posted on 04/17/2011 4:10:20 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Being an autodidact, I happily escaped the bureaucratization of intellect)
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To: dalight

You’re an importer I presume?...

America first.


21 posted on 04/17/2011 4:11:36 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Game On" - Sarah Palin 4/16/11 Madison WI)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Making a speach, not going to run.


22 posted on 04/17/2011 4:12:03 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
You’re an importer I presume?...

In a way, I shop at Walmart.

You want to put America first, elect a new president and primary any RINO that exists, and lets fix our own regulations and insane laws like ObamaCare that make people have no interest in starting or building businesses.

And, lets stop them driving the last of industry out of this country by raising Corporate taxes to the highest in the world, beating finally Japan. (Currently we are number 2) Yea. Not a win we need. You can't win the trade thing by raising prices in the US by artificially elevating foreign prices. But, let Obama and company go just a few months more and you will get your wishes anyway.. because US Currency will be worth jack. And we will have to make our own or do without.

Please get a clue.

23 posted on 04/17/2011 4:26:15 AM PDT by dalight
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To: dalight

I have a clue.

China is defeating America. We are helping them do so. We are in fact, surrendering.

Wake up.


24 posted on 04/17/2011 4:32:56 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Game On" - Sarah Palin 4/16/11 Madison WI)
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To: Sea Parrot

Yeah, but she has to be elected first which requires overcoming the hurdles to which I referred.


25 posted on 04/17/2011 4:41:13 AM PDT by monocle
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To: org.whodat
Making a speach [sic], not going to run.

If she didn't tell you that herself, YOU DON'T KNOW.

26 posted on 04/17/2011 4:41:57 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: Sea Parrot
BADGER IN CHIEF


27 posted on 04/17/2011 4:51:13 AM PDT by flat
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To: byteback

Hillary is a POS, so what`s your point?


28 posted on 04/17/2011 5:07:17 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012, PLEASE LORD)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

several months absence they say??? And as if she has been quiet since the shooting of Giffords???

What a load of crapola that was.


29 posted on 04/17/2011 5:10:53 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012, PLEASE LORD)
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To: streetpreacher

Sarah is another insider who won’t rock the establishment boat?

The dumbest post of the day came early today. You’re preaching on the wrong street.


30 posted on 04/17/2011 5:12:45 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you compare Sarah to donald on yesterdays remarks, look who is really taking the fight to bo! Sarah will crush them all because she projects the “Spirit of America” like no one else.


31 posted on 04/17/2011 5:21:26 AM PDT by DCmarcher-976453 (SARAH PALIN 2012)
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To: dalight
There's a difference between free trade and fair trade. Try importing a vehicle into Japan or, better yet, South Korea. It will cost you about a grand and take a month in Japan and is virtually impossible in South Korea.

We don't import much from India except workers. Six of the ten companies with the most H1B visa workers are Indian-owned.

32 posted on 04/17/2011 5:55:04 AM PDT by bwc2221
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“...she hit all the right points, without a teleprompter yet, just from notes.”

Oh, but did she write three words on her palm? BO reads every word from TWO teleprompters, but the evil media made hay out of her having THREE words on her palm. They are disgusting.


33 posted on 04/17/2011 6:18:36 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: monocle

The Dinosaur Leftist Media still reaches 20 million viewers? Rush Limbaugh gets that many listeners in week!

If ABC, CBS, NBC can only garner only 6.7% of the population then they don’t have far to go before they are finished.


34 posted on 04/17/2011 6:21:32 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: dalight
You aren't very smart...

I doubt you have been to China or India either.
35 posted on 04/17/2011 6:24:05 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Should she be elected as President, do you think that she will quit in the middle of her term as she did when Governor?


36 posted on 04/17/2011 6:24:30 AM PDT by curmudgeonII (Vocatus atque non vocatus deus aderit.)
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To: Catsrus

Lead us Sarah! We are for you and your vision of a new America. We are Pitchforks for Palin ready to reform and clean out the corruption in Washington! Let this movement sweep across the nation and pull the pious mask from the Liberal -Progressives.


37 posted on 04/17/2011 6:35:10 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Notice that this piece of liberal propaganda gratuitously mentions the shooting of Gabby Giffords not just once, but TWO times? Sarah Palin had absolutely no connection to the shooting whatsoever, and the shooting has no connection to the speech Palin delivered in Madison, but the lib media continues to push that meme.

Evil bastards.

- JP


38 posted on 04/17/2011 6:54:51 AM PDT by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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Self-Correction: The “Back with a bang” zinger in the headline gives this hit piece THREE gratuitous references to the Giffords shooting.

-JP


39 posted on 04/17/2011 7:00:24 AM PDT by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Rush is preaching to the choir.


40 posted on 04/17/2011 7:09:15 AM PDT by monocle
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To: backwoods-engineer

Not going to run, not going to run, bet on it, but I would like to hear her thoughts on bombing any country that pisses you off.


41 posted on 04/17/2011 8:01:58 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: curmudgeonII
Should she be elected as President, do you think that she will quit in the middle of her term as she did when Governor?

Still beating that dead horse huh? Anyone who asks this question today has sh** for brains and is too stupid to understand anything of value.

42 posted on 04/17/2011 8:09:09 AM PDT by calex59
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To: Minus_The_Bear
You aren't very smart...

I doubt you have been to China or India either.

No, but he's been to Wal-Mart. lol

43 posted on 04/17/2011 8:39:45 AM PDT by streetpreacher (Don't be part of the Karl Rove/Mark Levin Natural Born Losers Club; Fight Like a Girl!)
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To: streetpreacher

‘I like Sarah. I hope she will re-think her establishment support of “free trade”’

Nothing wrong with free trade, if it’s fair trade. We buy from them; they buy from us. But I’d like to lose the evil dictator and communist countries.

Free trade for FREE countries only!


44 posted on 04/17/2011 11:15:30 AM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: streetpreacher

Insider..... Won’t rock the boat..... WTF!?

What color is the sky on the planet you’re living on?


45 posted on 04/17/2011 11:22:57 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
God Bless Sarah Palin!

She said, "Game On"!

46 posted on 04/17/2011 11:28:38 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: byteback
You are right.
47 posted on 04/17/2011 11:39:46 AM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: byteback
You are right.
48 posted on 04/17/2011 11:40:04 AM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
China is defeating America. We are helping them do so. We are in fact, surrendering.

You want to win the battle by changing the rules. Good if you can do it.. but trade barriers just cheat people and tax them. Devaluing the currency just supports inefficiency and cheats people and takes their property away. No means other than actually doing something better works in the long run. Try to get this trough your noodle.

Win the battle, not with Trade barriers, Go out and make cheaper doilies. But, how are you going to do this if you can afford to hire people, get resources and build a business? The problem is here. It is toxic and intensionally so. If we are losing to China it is because the Maoists here want it that way.

49 posted on 04/17/2011 12:00:13 PM PDT by dalight
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To: bwc2221
There's a difference between free trade and fair trade. Try importing a vehicle into Japan or, better yet, South Korea. It will cost you about a grand and take a month in Japan and is virtually impossible in South Korea.

Do you want some cheese with that whine? What is the Korean car market? Does an American Car manufacturer make a car that can compete in this market with the shipping cost added to get it there???? Pay attention to the prize. The Japanese have shipped their plants to America and are just shipping money back. However, if we make it impossible to spend that money or run plants here.. guess what? Bye bye Japanese cars. Now you might think that is good. But, if this is achieved simply by taxing and making it difficult to make Japanese cars in America, then you just get what happened to GM. Killed by internal rot and stolen from the owners by the Maoists.

Who will invest in the next GM when the Maoists can steal it all from the Owners and the Bond Holders. This was the most damaging event in the history of Capital in America and it is only the fact that Ford is laughing all of the way to the bank because the American people hate this that has provided a check to Capital fleeing the US completely. GM went with its hand out for the intervention that destroyed it, because it had hoped that it could get "bailed out." In that Corporations no longer serve the vast majority of their owners or bond holders who have little say in corporate governance, our system is what is deeply flawed.

But, Americans are an innovative and resilient bunch of folks, perhaps more so in the past, but still. Rather than blood in the streets, we prefer revolution by idea and example and the rule of law. We have the freedom to replace all in our government in the space of 6 years with the exception of the Supreme Court and even this, is subject to the ability to impeach and remove those who go outside the bounds of the law as defined by the judgement of the Congress.

No other society has ever had a means for orderly revolution when ever the people deemed it necessary. But, it requires us to find a backbone and keep our eyes on the prize. It isn't the problem of the Chinese or the Japanese that we need to solve. We found the enemy and they is us. We have to solve our own and this will balance the books.

Remember the most devastating import to our freedom is not potato peelers, but foreign Oil. It is our freedom being poured out by the bucket, this is why BO is cheering as Soros profits from new Brazilian Oil drilling all in service of our destruction.

It seems you need to dig deeper than resenting folks who make things and sell them for a price.

50 posted on 04/17/2011 12:15:35 PM PDT by dalight
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