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ARC Entertainment Announces Massive National Rollout for Sarah Palin Film, 'The Undefeated'
Prn Newswire ^ | 07/24/11 | staff

Posted on 07/24/2011 4:28:38 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper

Beginning September 1st Video-on-Demand and Pay-Per-View to Make the Film Accessible to Approximately 75 Million Homes Through Major Cable and Satellite Companies Such as DIRECTV, DISH Network and Time Warner Cable

The Video on Demand / Pay-Per-View Launch to be Backed by Multi-Million-Dollar Marketing Campaign

DVD to Launch October 4th in Stores Nationwide with an Initial Shipment Estimated at 250,000 Units

Walmart to Receive a "Special Edition" Version of the Film

Limited Engagement Theatrical Release to Continue Nationwide Throughout August and September

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bachmann; gopprimaries; obama; palin; romney; sarahpalin; theundefeated
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To: grey_whiskers

I saw it late at night/early in the morning while checking the threads/FReepmail and heading back to bed and didn’t write down the name. I was just amazed at the 1998 born-on date. Now I might be mistaken, but I don’t think so.


101 posted on 07/24/2011 10:06:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: RedMonqey
That's just it. I agree with her on all the issues and love the energy her can muster. I became a true believer at the '08 Republican convention. A strong, independent conservative woman. Which is why it came as a punch in the gut when she resigned as governor.

You're certainly entitled to your opinion. Anyway, here's what I think.

Andrew Jackson quit the Senate in 1825.

Jackson had become a major national figure in the presidential race of 1824 losing to John Adams. After the loss he had bigger fish to fry, meaning, he had more important things to accomplish for the country, so he quit the Senate.

Three years later, in 1828, the voters of this country elected Jackson President.

Jackson wasn't a quitter for doing what he did. In fact he was the opposite, a fighter, He was somebody whose goals couldn't be defeated. And he took the best course of action to accomplish those goals.

Now fast forward to 2009. See the parallels. Think of all the things Palin has accomplished since. Think of her preparation for a likely presidential run.

Jackson wasn't a quitter. Neither is Palin.

They both were/are fighters, they both had better ways to help the country, they both out maneuvered their enemies and they both could be called the Undefeated.

Think about it.

102 posted on 07/24/2011 10:06:51 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

What really matters in terms of movie box office is the per screen average. Obviously it’s unfair to compare The Undefeated on 14 screens with Harry Potter on 4,375. If you look at the per screen average though The Undefeated is only being beaten by:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Captain America: The First Avenger
Friends with Benefits
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Horrible Bosses
Zookeeper
Cars 2
Winnie the Pooh
Midnight in Paris
Bridesmaids
The Tree Of Life
Beginners
Buck
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
The Trip (2011)
Tabloid
Sarah’s Key
Another Earth
A Little Help
Turtle: The Incredible Journey
Life, Above All
and The Myth of An American Sleepover

She is beating The Green Lantern though!!


103 posted on 07/24/2011 10:07:06 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: FreeReign

Yeah we know about the Andrew Jackson thing already. He’s on “The List”:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2746576/posts?page=12#12


104 posted on 07/24/2011 10:11:31 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: Windflier
So, now that we've established through deduction that you've got an agenda, the only thing that remains is to figure out who you're working for.

You're getting close. But not what you think. But no, not working for anyone.

Oh I "get it" alright

Ya'll Palin fanatics just don't like it. I have my principles which I have plainly presented.

The only subterfuge here is not political but "different". I have left a BIG HINT on my posts. Now let's see if you're clever enough to READ through my previous posts
105 posted on 07/24/2011 10:16:05 PM PDT by RedMonqey (A Winner never QUITS and a QUITTER never WINS....)
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To: RedMonqey
Oh I "get it" alright Ya'll Palin fanatics just don't like it. I have my principles which I have plainly presented.

Then I was wrong. You're just a boneheaded, stubborn mule who can't comprehend any reasoning that goes beyond your narrow minded, fixed viewpoint.

Fair enough. You're dismissed.

106 posted on 07/24/2011 10:19:37 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Artemis Webb
Yeah we know about the Andrew Jackson thing already. He’s on “The List”:

Yeah we all know about the list already.

Meanwhile the point that I made sails over your head.

107 posted on 07/24/2011 10:20:12 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Windflier; All
"But that's alright. You go right ahead and do the dirty work of the Democrats, if it makes you feel good."

He's doing the work of the democrats/socialism because he is a democrat/marxist. He is like a Muslim lying to the infidel for his ideology of socialism.
Democrats = socialism. How is that creeping socialism or growing government working out for the U.S? We are in decline.

Socialism doesn't work. Tell this democrat and others especially those democrats that have a monopoly on the mainstream media that.

108 posted on 07/24/2011 10:23:09 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Why is no government creating a product we can hold in our hands like a cell phone..?)
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To: FreeReign
Andrew Jackson quit the Senate in 1825. Jackson had become a major national figure in the presidential race of 1824 losing to John Adams.

He certainly did. Twice IIRC.

However Jackson didn't "make his bones" as an US Senator, a Governor, nor as Judge in which he also resigned.

Jackson(Ole Hickory) became an national figure as an noted general of the Seminole Indian Wars, commanded an expedition which captured Florida in 1817 and served as Governor of the new territory in 1821. And as the "Hero of New Orleans" during the War of 1812. His election as senator was incidental to his political career. And his loss in the presidential election didn't hurt him nor would it had hurt Palin as the VP slot.

However if Jackson lost or resign before the battle of New Orleans, he might well have been a footnote in history.

Palin made her entrance on the national stage as a successful governor but instead of completing her "battle", she resigned her post.

A better comparison is Lincoln. A little known US congressmen who refused an second term, returned to Illinois then ran an unsuccessful senate campaign (Lincoln-Douglas). However he then turned around and ran for and won the presidential election of 1860.

Palin could win like Lincoln if the election has four different candidates from four different parties.


109 posted on 07/24/2011 11:05:11 PM PDT by RedMonqey (A Winner never QUITS and a QUITTER never WINS....)
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To: editor-surveyor

What I like best about Palin’s departure from the governor’s office of Alaska is that it returned her to the private sector, where she had to hustle for a buck like the rest of us. And hustle she did! I hope she runs for the presidency; I really love the idea of a citizen-statesman rather than a professional pol. As far as I’m concerned, every minute she spends among the people strengthens her narrative.


110 posted on 07/24/2011 11:26:41 PM PDT by karnage
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To: RedMonqey
Never said I was a preacher nor do I claim to be flawless, just an flawled person.
Using your own logic, if you admit to being [sic] "flawled" you've disqualified yourself from any leadership positions...Or maybe you're just a hypocrite with PDS.
111 posted on 07/24/2011 11:48:37 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: SuziQ; RedMonqey
Call me old fashioned but when you run for an office you finish it. She took on the responsibility of an entire state, for good times and bad, irrespectively of her financial and familial problems. .... RedMonqey

Should she have continued in office, and allowed the taxpayers' money to be wasted on the required collection of materials needed for the defense of the Governor? ..... SuziQ

Yes, SuziQ, she should have.

Why?

Because, if you surrender to blackmail, you teach the lesson that blackmail works.

"Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute" ..... American rallying cry in 1798 when it was made know that French diplomats had tried to blackmail bribes from U.S. diplomats.

Instead of fighting blackmail, Sarah Palin quit, hit the silly Reality TV show circuit and started raking in millions of dollars into her own bank account.

April 15, 2010: Sarah Palin income 12 million dollars since leaving office

Sarah Palin’s Alaska Trailer: "I’d Rather Be Doing This Than Be In Some Stuffy Old Political Office."

Palin and Gosselin in the Mother of All Reality Shows


112 posted on 07/25/2011 12:28:32 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: RedMonqey
Quit in ‘09.
In my world that does not qualify as “Undefeated”

You use the word quit as a pejorative.

Would you have had her go bankrupt and/or waste the time of her state defending the multitude of bogus ethics complaints? Because that is what was happening...what would you have done? Or are you so independently wealthy that you could just pay an army of lawyers to handle those nuisances while you go about your business?

113 posted on 07/25/2011 2:23:09 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: RedMonqey; Jim Robinson
Let Mr. Robinson tell me that I can’t post comments on his blog that differ than his.

You called it...

114 posted on 07/25/2011 3:52:12 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: RedMonqey
But forsaking an oath of office she swore by is too big an obstacle for me and alot of others to overlook.

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Alaska, and that I will faithfully discharge my duties as . . . to the best of my ability."
link

Given the situation,
a deluge of frivolous ethics complaints,
designed to render her ineffective in carrying out her duties,
how exactly did she "forsake" (renounce, abandon) her oath of office?

115 posted on 07/25/2011 4:43:51 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: RedMonqey
I took the opportunity to read through the myriad of posts that you spawned since yesterday...and I got to say.

U r a troll.

Not for your decision to despise what Palin represents but your inability to accept that This is Palin country and you have made it ur life work to confront that.

In the age of the Internet, that's a troll.

Good luck bud, for you certainly are not getting what has happened to our form of government as practice in Washington D.C. which is of course everyone’s concern. Palin is the anti-RedMongey and thank-God she is.

Good Day, Sir!

116 posted on 07/25/2011 5:19:38 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: RedMonqey
Let Mr. Robinson tell me that I can’t post comments on his blog

I didn't know Jim had a blog.

Free Republic is NOT a blog.

117 posted on 07/25/2011 6:08:03 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: tlb; winoneforthegipper
"How high should a two hour commercial be rated?"

That would be up to each viewer. My point was that a horde of PDS zombies had voted "1" en masse. A FReeping would be justified, just to restore the balance. Naturally, it would be best if only *viewers* rated the movie. That's not happening now.
118 posted on 07/25/2011 10:41:18 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: RedMonqey
Andrew Jackson quit the Senate in 1825. Jackson had become a major national figure in the presidential race of 1824 losing to John Adams. He certainly did. Twice IIRC.

However Jackson didn't "make his bones" as an US Senator, a Governor, nor as Judge in which he also resigned.

So then it's okay for Andrew Jackson to quit (apparently several times) but it's not okay for Palin to quit, because Jackson once lead the Battle of New Orleans?

What's the difference?

If quitting is wrong, then why justify it for Jackson?

If quitting is a legitimate thing to do, then why hold Palin to a different standard?

119 posted on 07/25/2011 10:53:49 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: winoneforthegipper

Anybody know when we’ll be getting the DVD for donating $100 to SarahPAC?


120 posted on 07/25/2011 12:30:15 PM PDT by rwrcpa1 (Sarah Palin, will you be my President?)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Anybody know when we’ll be getting the DVD for donating $100 to SarahPAC?


121 posted on 07/25/2011 12:30:34 PM PDT by rwrcpa1 (Sarah Palin, will you be my President?)
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To: FreeReign
Meanwhile the point that I made sails over your head.

The problem with your points were that Andrew Jackson didn't quit in 1825 and make fortune by doing so. Nor did he become a national celebrity by going into the entertainment business.

122 posted on 07/25/2011 1:11:47 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: FreeReign
So then it's okay for Andrew Jackson to quit (apparently several times) but it's not okay for Palin to quit

No, it is NOT okay to quit and make money by starring in reality shows with idiots like Kate Gosselin. That is the sort of thing that will be used by Barrack Obama and his cronies if she ever ran for President in ads that might be as devastating as the Willie Horton ads were for Michael Dukakis.

123 posted on 07/25/2011 1:16:01 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: RedMonqey

The dead stench is coming from your mouth of propaganda.


124 posted on 07/25/2011 1:39:00 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: RedMonqey
Wow !! A meaning without a difference! How Quaint!!!

Like I said, you were too stupid to get it. Thanks for the live demo.

And I’m REEAlly impressed by calling me names.

I didn't where you were called any names except "Troll" which is completely accurate.

Cheers!

125 posted on 07/25/2011 3:18:27 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RINOs suck
No, it is NOT okay to quit and make money by starring in reality shows with idiots like Kate Gosselin. That is the sort of thing that will be used by Barrack Obama and his cronies if she ever ran for President in ads that might be as devastating as the Willie Horton ads were for Michael Dukakis.

Here, take this paper bag. Place it over your nose and mouth and breathe normally. You're hyperventilating.

Obama has two auto[sic]biographies written before he even ran for President, and before he could really even be counted as a public figure.

Palin appeared on the show in the aftermath of a premeditated campaign of character assassination, and the show was likely enough to appeal to those most likely to be in sympathy with her should she decide to run for office in the future: working- and middle-class families with outdoorsy tastes. It presented her as "one of us" and "down to earth" in distinction to the carefully crafted image of her as a useless bimbo and prima donna: if anything, it did even more than that, by placing her next to a *real* prima donna in Gosselin.

And all that publicity, not only at no cost to Sarah Palin, but apparently putting money in her pocket: I have read she was paid $1 million / episode.

As far as devastating? I don't think so: she comes across as genuine, dedicated, personable, and humble, as opposed to say John "Can I get me a huntin' license here" Kerry.

Cheers!

126 posted on 07/25/2011 3:27:44 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers
Palin appeared on the show in the aftermath of a premeditated campaign of character assassination, and the show was likely enough to appeal to those most likely to be in sympathy with her should she decide to run for office in the future: working- and middle-class families with outdoorsy tastes.

That is all well and good. That doesn't mean she couldn't have told TLC that she didn't want to appear with an idiot like Kate Gosselin and her eight kids. That turned the whole program into ploy to get ratings by any means necessary.

Can you imagine Ronald Reagan doing something like that in the late 1970s?

And all that publicity, not only at no cost to Sarah Palin, but apparently putting money in her pocket: I have read she was paid $1 million / episode.

If her goal was making money, fine. But, don't pretend all that isn't going to be a weapon used like a sledgehammer against her if she decides to run.

127 posted on 07/25/2011 3:37:53 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: grey_whiskers; winoneforthegipper
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128 posted on 07/25/2011 4:11:24 PM PDT by RonDog
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129 posted on 07/25/2011 4:20:12 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: RedMonqey

My suggestion to you (and everyone) is to withhold judgment on Palin until after you’ve viewed The Undefeated.


130 posted on 07/25/2011 4:44:38 PM PDT by alnick
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To: RINOs suck
And it will likely backfire on whosoever may try it.

Palin is going for the box office, not the critics.

And the kind who would sniff at having Gosselin on board, likely wouldn't vote for Palin anyway.

All the neutral and leaning GOP will likely blow that off.

Cheers!

131 posted on 07/25/2011 6:40:19 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RINOs suck
If her goal was making money, fine. But, don't pretend all that isn't going to be a weapon used like a sledgehammer against her if she decides to run.

All the candidates have book deals.

So what that she made the Alaska TV show during what would have been her summer vacation. That is just a small sample of what she has accomplished since she resigned.

More importantly, Palin has been leading the fight, wielding the "sledgehammer", against Obama and the Democrats over the last 18 months, in speeches, in TV appearances, on the internet, and with endorsements for candidates in the last election cycle. She also made appearances for the Arizona Illegal Immigration Bill and the Wisconsin Anti Union Bill while all the others, for example Rick Perry, ran in the other direction. I could go on.

And as far as you guessing what Palin's goal was, why are you guessing? Here's what Palin stated.

I think she has lived up to her stated goal and I'm glad she made the move.

And if she chooses to run for president, and if it turns out that all of her activity over the last two years was in preparation for a presidential run, then the Andrew Jackson parallel holds.

132 posted on 07/25/2011 7:20:47 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign
All the candidates have book deals.

Book and speeches that promote ideas are not the same as a appearing in mindless reality show with a bimbo like Kate Gosselin. That borders on the absurd.

She also made appearances for the Arizona Illegal Immigration Bill and the Wisconsin Anti Union Bill while all the others, for example Rick Perry, ran in the other direction. I could go on.

Then, why did she praise and endorse Perry in 2010?

Pandering to illegals isn't any better or worse than windfall profit taxes on oil companies that slow down economic and job growth.

133 posted on 07/25/2011 7:27:10 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: grey_whiskers; RINOs suck
Palin appeared on the show in the aftermath of a premeditated campaign of character assassination, and the show was likely enough to appeal to those most likely to be in sympathy with her should she decide to run for office in the future: working- and middle-class families with outdoorsy tastes. It presented her as "one of us" and "down to earth" in distinction to the carefully crafted image of her as a useless bimbo and prima donna: if anything, it did even more than that, by placing her next to a *real* prima donna in Gosselin.

Good post GW.

I saw the Gosselin episode. The show clearly demonstrated that it was Sarah and her family who are the down home folks while Kate came off as a jacka$$.

People I know, who don't necessarily like Sarah, thought that show was great. And it was Kate who they were laughing at.

134 posted on 07/25/2011 7:30:52 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: RINOs suck
All the candidates have book deals...She also made appearances for the Arizona Illegal Immigration Bill and the Wisconsin Anti Union Bill while all the others, for example Rick Perry, ran in the other direction. I could go on.

Book and speeches that promote ideas are not the same as a appearing in mindless reality show with a bimbo like Kate Gosselin. That borders on the absurd.

She spent half a day on family camping trip with Kate. Kate didn't even participate in any of the activities. In fact Kate had to leave and the last scenes showed the Palins making fun of Kate. With all the things Palin has done over the last two years, your obsession with that half day of Palin's life is beyond absurd. It's pathetic.

Then, why did she praise and endorse Perry in 2010?

Because Perry was better than KBH. You don't think that he is??

Pandering to illegals isn't any better or worse than windfall profit taxes on oil companies that slow down economic and job growth.

Actually pandering to illegals is worse than a 2% increase in an oil production tax on ones own resource, and BTW, the tax had no effect on oil production. Oil production in Alaska has been gradually trending down through tax increase and through tax decreases.

135 posted on 07/25/2011 7:47:25 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: RINOs suck
Can you imagine Ronald Reagan doing something like that in the late 1970s?

You just illustrated my point despite yourself.

Reagan was constantly villified and belittled as a "B" grade actor (Death Valley Days, Bedtime for Bonzo) even though it'd been more than a decade since he had filmed them.

So the attacks have and will and do go further back in the past than just ("late-70s to 1980") or the equivalent for Palin.

But -- despite the ubiquity of the attacks -- they rolled off.

People wanted America to succeed after Carter: and when Reagan's policies worked, the people said, "BFD!" to the affected criticism.

Cheers!

136 posted on 07/25/2011 8:07:18 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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137 posted on 07/25/2011 8:17:27 PM PDT by RonDog
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To: grey_whiskers
Reagan was constantly villified and belittled as a "B" grade actor

But, he appeared in those movies BEFORE he got into politics. He would have, justifiably, been viewed as a joke of candidate if he had been doing that in the 1970s before running for President.

138 posted on 07/25/2011 8:22:49 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: FreeReign
Actually pandering to illegals is worse than a 2% increase in an oil production tax on ones own resource, and BTW, the tax had no effect on oil production.

http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/palin-uninspiring-tax-policy-record/

Palin: Uninspiring Tax Policy Record

Posted by Chris Edwards

On tax policy, Alaska governor Sarah Palin has a rather uninspiring, albeit brief, record. The following is some information gleaned from State Tax Notes.

Palin supported and signed into law a $1.5 billion tax increase on oil companies in the form of higher severance taxes. One rule of thumb is that higher taxes cause less investment. Sure enough, State Tax Notes reported (January 7): “After ACES was passed, ConocoPhillips, Alaska’s most active oil exploration company and one of the top three producers, announced it was canceling plans to build a diesel fuel refinery at the Kuparuk oil field. ConocoPhillips blamed the cancellation on passage of ACES [the new tax]. The refinery would have allowed the company to produce low-sulfur diesel fuel onsite for its vehicles and other uses on the North Slope, rather than haul the fuel there from existing refineries.”

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2011/01/07/could_oil_tax_hike_come_back_to_bite_palin.html

"Alaska was in the mid range of oil tax regimes for competitiveness under the Murkowski Administration, but enacted the highest marginal tax rate in the world under Palin," Murkowski wrote. "Alaskans simply cannot compete with the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development capital by imposing a tax that is twice the amount charged there."

If anyone other than Palin had implemented this tax, you'd be all over him or her like white on rice.

139 posted on 07/25/2011 8:30:36 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: RINOs suck
Book and speeches that promote ideas are not the same as a appearing in mindless reality show with a bimbo like Kate Gosselin. That borders on the absurd.

She's savvy enough to do both. In politics, you have to be seen as likeable: and the target for Sarah Palin's Alaska was a demographic group likely to be favorable to her during as 2012 Presidential run.

And, it didn't hurt that it was *positive* publicity where she controlled the message rather than being hit with set-up questions, lied about, and misquoted.

Nor did it hurt that she was smart enough to arrange to be PAID *FOR* the publicity, rather than expend scarce cash to pay someone else for it.

So she got paid for editorial control for a message presenting her in a favorable life.

Just another day in the life of Our Lady of The Tundra, She of the Immaculate ConventionTM.

Then, why did she praise and endorse Perry FOR GOVERNOR in 2010?

Asked and answered.

Cheers!

140 posted on 07/25/2011 8:34:01 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RINOs suck
Yep, before. That didn't stop the Dems from trying to tie him to them like an anchor.

Didn't work: Reagan was likable.

Won't work on Palin either.

Cheers!

141 posted on 07/25/2011 8:50:56 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RINOs suck
Yep, before. That didn't stop the Dems from trying to tie him to them like an anchor.

Didn't work: Reagan was likable.

Won't work on Palin either.

Cheers!

142 posted on 07/25/2011 8:51:11 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers
And, it didn't hurt that it was *positive* publicity where she controlled the message rather than being hit with set-up questions, lied about, and misquoted.

Given that her poll numbers with the general public started tanking right after that, I wouldn't be so sure that the publicity was all that positive.

143 posted on 07/25/2011 9:20:31 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: RINOs suck
So what? The general public doesn't matter: only voters.

Obama is just below 50% approval with the general public.

Nice try, troll-boy.

Cheers!

144 posted on 07/25/2011 9:24:25 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RINOs suck
Palin supported and signed into law a $1.5 billion tax increase on oil companies in the form of higher severance taxes. One rule of thumb is that higher taxes cause less investment.

As I said oil production in Alaska has been gradually declining thru both higher production taxes and thru lower production taxes.

If anyone other than Palin had implemented this tax, you'd be all over him or her like white on rice.

Don't put words in my mouth.

I've covered all the facts around Palin's on average 2% increase in oil production taxes in numerous posts.

145 posted on 07/25/2011 9:25:01 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: RedMonqey

Anti-Palin ads will bring that up (resigning). They’re out for blood. Meanwhile, Yahoo is playing up an article saying that the film “tanks”
and is headed to pay per view. Most of the comments are
very anti-Palin. Get used to this.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/palin-undefeated-tanks-heads-pay-per-view-193115807.html


>>if she couldn’t handle a bunch of meritless lawsuits, she sure couldn’t handle two wars, the threat of a terrorist attack

Reminds me of what was said, I believe by Judge E. George Daher about Mike Dukakis: “How can he stand up to the Russians if he can’t stand up to a corrupt midget?” (i.e., MA Senate Pres. Billy Bulger, brother of gangster Whitey Bulger)

The mainstream media is against us. They are licking their chops at the idea of a Palin candidacy. I’m not saying she wouldn’t make an effective President, she may well, but given the ridicule she’s already faced, expect it to only increase if she runs. (And if she can survive that,
more power to her...)


146 posted on 07/26/2011 1:31:00 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: grey_whiskers
So what? The general public doesn't matter: only voters.

Conclusive proof, you're out of touch with reality.

There hasn't been a poll taken on a politician that has been of registered voters.

You saddle us with a candidate that leads to four more years of Obama, you ought to be tarred and feathered for those four years. No apology will be sufficient.

147 posted on 07/26/2011 9:49:40 AM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: RINOs suck
There hasn't been a poll taken on a politician that has been of registered voters.

EXACTLY MY POINT, Einstein.

The *election* is what matters; polls this far out are meaningless.

Even a poll six weeks or so before the Carter-Reagan election had Carter comfortably ahead.

You saddle us with a candidate that leads to four more years of Obama, you ought to be tarred and feathered for those four years. No apology will be sufficient.

Blame the DC insiders who trashed Palin and gave us Bob Dole, kept Dubya from defending himself, and told Bush '41 to say "Read my Lips."

If Palin is properly supported by the RNC machine (and no back-room backstabbing), she will win in a landslide.

Cheers!

148 posted on 07/26/2011 3:41:46 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers
The *election* is what matters; polls this far out are meaningless.

Of course polls matter if the politician is in office or has 100% name recognition.

You're living in a fantasy world of denial to claim otherwise.

149 posted on 07/26/2011 5:16:37 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: RINOs suck
Not this far out.

Look up Bush's approval ratings in the aftermath of Gulf War I.

Remember? Rush Limbaugh coined the phrase "drinking the Kool-Aid" and had someone from his show passing out Grape Kool-Aid at the DNC that year, because common wisdom was that Bush was so far ahead, the DNC didn't have a prayer.

And remember who won?

All the big Dem names sat out, so Billy Blowjob Clinton was nominated as a kind of sacrificial lamb.

Ooops.

Because Bush was in office AND had 100% name recognition.

You've been refudiated.

And PWN3D.

Troll.

Cheers!

150 posted on 07/26/2011 8:33:48 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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