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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 Americas 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 welfarethe 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 doesnt 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 Obamas bullet train to bankruptcy.
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Correct me if I’m wrong, but Reagan didn’t throw his hat in the ring until November.
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.
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!
It was November 13, 1979.
I’m going to have to make a sub-directory (folder) for all of these pics :o
September 17, 2011 — Constitution Day.
/s whew, I was hot for a second...<:o))
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.
No question in my mind she’s gonna throw her hat in the ring.
The BIG question- WHEN?
I think we are close to her committing,But it sure is fun to watch Sarah during these times.
It’s also fun to watch lefty / lib heads explode after her speeches and appearances.
Don’t retreat - reload!
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.
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.....
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.
LOL. Clueless PDSer already posted. S/he is fast to the Palin threads.
Who needs an announcement? Her campaign is going great without it.
Don’t forget Todd’s Birthday (47th) is on Sept 6.
I’ve been guessing CONSTITUTION DAY, September 17, but I have no idea if she has a speech scheduled or planned for that day.
AH! We’re on the same date!
Listen to Bob and Mark!
“Its also fun to watch lefty / lib heads explode after her speeches and appearances.
Dont retreat - reload!”
LMAO 100% right and like our General Stormin Norman said “ the best is yet to come”
Oh gee! What day is that? Tuesday?
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.
When did Obama enter the primary for 2008 ?
And another PDSer chimes in.
Those moderates always win....LOL.
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.
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. :-)
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.
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.
LOL... nice to see a post that “gets it”! Great.
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.
Read his bio.
you wield such power! we cower at your influence! (yawn...)
They aren’t really Palin fans. It may be that some peoples ares are very sensitive to higher notes.
Perry! Bought and paid for!
Keep telling everyone who he'll owe favors to. We want to know.
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
... 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.
Buying a possible future President is not capitalism. It's cronyism. And it's what's wrong with DC.
There are more down home folks voting than there are elitists. The country club set got us in this mess. They can pound sand.
Yes I cowered just a bit too... (lions and tigers and bears... oh my!!!).
Your Populist rhetoric is somewhat amusing though. You sound like a borderline Bolshevik.