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Palin Watch Continues: No Announcement In Iowa Speech["Sounding Very Much Like A Candidate"]
LATimes ^ | September 03, 2011 | Robin Abcarian

Posted on 09/03/2011 4:53:09 PM PDT by Steelfish

Palin Watch Continues: No Announcement In Iowa Speech

By Robin Abcarian Los Angeles Times September 3, 2011 Reporting from Indianola, Iowa— Sarah Palin did not announce a presidential candidacy Saturday in her speech to the Tea Party of America.

Instead, she hit the usual "tea party" high notes about the dangers of a second Obama term and the perilous financial situation the country faces.

But in addition to those familiar themes, she also unleashed a high spirited attack on “corporate crony capitalism” and the “permanent political class.”

It was not lost on the crowd of about 2,000 that a certain Texas governor has spent most of his career in office and has been accused of rewarding his financial backers. That man, Rick Perry, is widely considered the current frontrunner for the nomination.

Sounding very much like a candidate, she proposed her own plan for economic recovery, including repealing “Obamacare,” focusing on energy independence by developing America’s natural resources, and putting an end to the federal corporate income tax. “This” she said, “is how we create millions of high-paying jobs.”

To offset the loss of government revenue, she said, she would “eliminate corporate welfare—the loopholes and bailouts.”

“Barack Obama promised to cut the deficit in half. Instead he turned around and tripled it,” she said. “Barack Obama is adrift,” she said at another point. “He doesn’t make sense.”

“Who wants to win the future by investing in hare-brained ideas” like “solar panels and really fast trains?” These, she said, are “non-starters . . . . All aboard Obama’s bullet train to bankruptcy.”

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gosarah; nextprez; notrunning; palin; palin2012; palinsep3speech
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1 posted on 09/03/2011 4:53:12 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

2 posted on 09/03/2011 5:08:43 PM PDT by radioone ("2012 can't come soon enough")
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To: Steelfish

Correct me if I’m wrong, but Reagan didn’t throw his hat in the ring until November.


3 posted on 09/03/2011 5:16:36 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Steelfish

She’s going to announce.

She will announce after the debate on Thursday. Probably after the week-end after the dust has settled and the results of the Thursday debate are known.


4 posted on 09/03/2011 5:20:29 PM PDT by adorno (<)
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To: sergeantdave

It’s too late and besides she’s too conservative! We need an establishment figure, one the bosses can approve of! An open borders Republican can get the La Raza vote away from Obama!

/s


5 posted on 09/03/2011 5:24:20 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: All

6 posted on 09/03/2011 5:26:59 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: sergeantdave

It was November 13, 1979.


7 posted on 09/03/2011 5:27:41 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: radioone

I’m going to have to make a sub-directory (folder) for all of these pics :o


8 posted on 09/03/2011 5:28:41 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: adorno

September 17, 2011 — Constitution Day.


9 posted on 09/03/2011 5:39:29 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: iowamark

/s whew, I was hot for a second...<:o))


10 posted on 09/03/2011 5:42:55 PM PDT by Turborules (`I am Proud to vote for Palin, anytime anywhere!)
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To: adorno

Not to be a snark, but if I had a nickel for every “Palin will announce on _____” post on FR, I could pay MooseChelle’s vacation bills for a year.


11 posted on 09/03/2011 5:43:48 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: adorno

No question in my mind she’s gonna throw her hat in the ring.

The BIG question- WHEN?


12 posted on 09/03/2011 5:50:09 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Steelfish

I think we are close to her committing,But it sure is fun to watch Sarah during these times.


13 posted on 09/03/2011 5:53:50 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

It’s also fun to watch lefty / lib heads explode after her speeches and appearances.

Don’t retreat - reload!


14 posted on 09/03/2011 6:05:25 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: sergeantdave; Steelfish
Correct me if I’m wrong, but Reagan didn’t throw his hat in the ring until November.

You are correct.

In the PRE-Intenet Era and in the PRE-Cable TV & PRE-Satellite TV Era when all your information came through CBS, NBC, ABC and the newspaper or magazine you subscribed to, the World moved at a much more leisurely pace dictated by the Big Three TV networks, by the New York Times and by the Washington Post.

By contrast, in the Intenet Era and in the Cable TV & Satellite TV Era, the political landscape is on "Fast Forward". Just ask Tim Pawlenty.

In November of 1979, Ronald Reagan possessed a large, professional, well-oiled political machine and fundraising machine built up in his 1976 campaign and over the next four years.

By contrast, in September of 2011, Sarah Palin has not made any efforts to create a campaign infrastructure and the major donors and professional staff have already been courted and won by other candidates.

Diffrent Era. Different World. Different pace. Same fact that, without a campaign infrastucture, you are burnt toast.

15 posted on 09/03/2011 6:11:04 PM PDT by Polybius (Defeating Obama is Priority Number One)
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To: radioone

She just seems like good person.......the kind of person that would help out with the dishes after she stopped over for dinner.....

I am still not on board the “run Sarah run” bandwagon, but she will have my support if she is our candidate.....


16 posted on 09/03/2011 6:11:43 PM PDT by Kimmers (Pray more and shoot straight.........)
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To: Polybius; sergeantdave; Steelfish; onyx
You have not one iota of understanding. Not one.

If Palin runs, she is not going to use tired political hacks. Nor big donors that she will owe favors.

You want to get a clue? Listen to her speech today. It's posted.

17 posted on 09/03/2011 6:28:09 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: radioone

WONDERFUL PHOTOS!


18 posted on 09/03/2011 6:32:18 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

LOL. Clueless PDSer already posted. S/he is fast to the Palin threads.


19 posted on 09/03/2011 6:35:07 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: Steelfish

Who needs an announcement? Her campaign is going great without it.


20 posted on 09/03/2011 6:35:19 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately--reason serves faith.)
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To: onyx

Don’t forget Todd’s Birthday (47th) is on Sept 6.


21 posted on 09/03/2011 6:35:24 PM PDT by samantha (Sarah is our TEAple. candidate for America the Beautiful...)
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To: adorno

I’ve been guessing CONSTITUTION DAY, September 17, but I have no idea if she has a speech scheduled or planned for that day.

GO SARAH!


22 posted on 09/03/2011 6:37:09 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Listen to her speech today. It's posted.

I am a Palin Fan and hope she runs if only to put pressure on the RINOs

But unfortunately listening to the speech her voice is still hard to listen too

It is not her fault and you are born with what you are born with

Like it or not it is not a voice to inspire people--the words are

Don't think she can overcome this disadvantage

I am a realist
23 posted on 09/03/2011 6:37:29 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: Bikkuri
PREFECT ©

24 posted on 09/03/2011 6:37:49 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: Semper911

AH! We’re on the same date!
Listen to Bob and Mark!


25 posted on 09/03/2011 6:38:55 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: Noumenon

“It’s also fun to watch lefty / lib heads explode after her speeches and appearances.

Don’t retreat - reload!”

LMAO 100% right and like our General Stormin Norman said “ the best is yet to come”


26 posted on 09/03/2011 6:39:25 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: samantha

Oh gee! What day is that? Tuesday?
YIKES!


27 posted on 09/03/2011 6:40:25 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: Polybius
And don't forget that during Reagan's time, there was only one actual debate which Reagan suddenly surged to the top from. There were also only 3 major propaganda networks and mainstream America was mostly glued to the 6:00 news or the NYT Headlines.

In this era, believing that Palin is greatly loved by all and worship the ground she walks on, but the media is covering all of that up, is pure delusion.

Palin could enter the race all she wants, but her numbers won't change all that much. She will have that 10 to 15% loyal die hard fan base, but the main voting public will go for the more moderate kind of candidate.

The big money is already headed Perry's way. From Big Oil to Coal, to Industry. An 11 year Governor from a state the size and complexity of Texas, with an extremely solid economic record, is what will win this election.

28 posted on 09/03/2011 6:40:25 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: nascarnation
but if I had a nickel for every

Not to be snark, but, it sounds like you spend too much time on FR to know how many times people make those predictions, and/or perhaps you have too much time on your hands.

Tune in tomorrow, when I'll probably make the same prediction, or perhaps a slightly different one. But, I guess I don't have to tell you to tune in, since you're here all day, apparently.
29 posted on 09/03/2011 6:41:01 PM PDT by adorno (<)
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To: Steelfish

When did Obama enter the primary for 2008 ?


30 posted on 09/03/2011 6:41:51 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; DJ MacWoW

And another PDSer chimes in.

Those moderates always win....LOL.


31 posted on 09/03/2011 6:42:45 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! If you support SARAH PALIN & want on her ping list, let me know!)
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To: Polybius

Well if she were to announce she would draw in tons of money in a very short time. I do not think she will run but I love the fact that there is always room for one more. A 22 minute speech that was good, and 45 minutes mixing with the folks. Sarah is special because of her connection with the folks. She is money and very valuable to the mission of making Obama a one term President and gaining 15 Senate seats and more House seats. She is like no one else and will put her political capital where she feels it best serves the country.


32 posted on 09/03/2011 6:43:22 PM PDT by vicar7 ("Polls are for strippers and cross-country skiers" Sarah Palin)
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To: uncbob

That’s not a complaint that I hear from anyone that I know. But have heard a few FReepers say it. I don’t find her difficult to listen to at all. Maybe a higher voice bothers some people. Parakeets respond better to female voices. :-)


33 posted on 09/03/2011 6:43:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Polybius

Thanks for your reply, Polybius.

It’s more facts I wasn’t aware of. Incidentally, that’s why I like FR; I learn so much.

Best wishes to you and yours.


34 posted on 09/03/2011 6:46:24 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; onyx
The big money is already headed Perry's way. From Big Oil to Coal, to Industry.

And he'll owe all of them favors. With us footing the bill. THAT is the problem and YOU support it.

Sarah isn't for sale.

35 posted on 09/03/2011 6:47:29 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW
That’s not a complaint that I hear from anyone that I know.

You are probably talking to Palin Fans

She has to attract more than those to win and the voice is a disadvantage

But maybe it is just me
36 posted on 09/03/2011 6:48:02 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: reasonisfaith

LOL... nice to see a post that “gets it”! Great.


37 posted on 09/03/2011 6:48:02 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: onyx
Keep on shooting insults with those who don't agree with you. That will surely guarantee your candidate a win.

And when I unload that high 4 figure donation to my candidate, I'll remember the “friendly” treatment that the Palin crowd seems to inflict on the competition.

The company I represent (Big Oil) plans a solid 6 figure donation as well, and it won't be Palin. It will be going to Perry.

38 posted on 09/03/2011 6:48:11 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Read his bio.


39 posted on 09/03/2011 6:49:51 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

you wield such power! we cower at your influence! (yawn...)


40 posted on 09/03/2011 6:50:13 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (It starts here! It starts now! Mr. President, game on!)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Welcome to American capitalism. Populists like yourself never go much further than the campaign trail.
41 posted on 09/03/2011 6:50:24 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: uncbob

They aren’t really Palin fans. It may be that some peoples ares are very sensitive to higher notes.


42 posted on 09/03/2011 6:50:28 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; onyx
The company I represent (Big Oil) plans a solid 6 figure donation as well,

Perry! Bought and paid for!

Keep telling everyone who he'll owe favors to. We want to know.

43 posted on 09/03/2011 6:52:11 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Unfortunately The Country Club —Rockerfeller type GOP will not support her and abandon the GOP like they did in 1964

She has to be able to attract almost all the independents to win

Forget any of the 43% democrats who vote for any democrat candidate


44 posted on 09/03/2011 6:53:53 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: Noumenon
It’s also fun to watch lefty / lib heads explode after her speeches and appearances.

... and that's without her even being a candidate! (Thanks for the free real estate in your heads, Dinosaur media!)

I think a Palin/Cain ticket would make a lot of liberal heads explode. A lot of RINO heads, too.

45 posted on 09/03/2011 6:54:19 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Welcome to American capitalism.

Buying a possible future President is not capitalism. It's cronyism. And it's what's wrong with DC.

46 posted on 09/03/2011 6:54:30 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: uncbob
Unfortunately The Country Club —Rockerfeller type GOP will not support her

There are more down home folks voting than there are elitists. The country club set got us in this mess. They can pound sand.

47 posted on 09/03/2011 6:56:20 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: FightforFreedomCA

Yes I cowered just a bit too... (lions and tigers and bears... oh my!!!).


48 posted on 09/03/2011 6:59:21 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Steelfish
I'm sorry, but all this hype and I'm at Level--Who Cares? I certainly don't. The drama is silly.
49 posted on 09/03/2011 6:59:43 PM PDT by madison10
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To: DJ MacWoW
There are no favors expected. It is simply because Perry represents our industry better than most have in a long time.

Your Populist rhetoric is somewhat amusing though. You sound like a borderline Bolshevik.

50 posted on 09/03/2011 7:00:10 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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