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IT'S COME TO THIS: Could Sarah Palin Could Get Back In The Race?
Business Insider ^ | November 8, 2011 | Glynnis MacNicol

Posted on 11/08/2011 12:17:50 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Things are so bad for the GOP and/or Republicans are so turned off by the idea that Mitt Romney is their only viable option rumors have once again surfaced that Sarah Palin could get back in the race.

Yes.

NYT numbers expert Nate Silver thinks there's a slim chance she could pull it off.

One major constraint is that the filing deadline has already passed in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida. So a candidate who entered now could not get her name on the ballot in those states, although some states, like New Hampshire, allow for write-in votes.

However, the candidate could participate in caucuses, including the Jan. 3 caucus in Iowa and the February caucuses in Maine, Nevada, Colorado and Minnesota, which do not have rigid filing deadlines.

She would also potentially be able to participate in the primaries in Arizona and Michigan on Feb. 28, which are the next primaries following a four-week gap after Florida....

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012gopprimary; cain; palin; palin2012; romney; sarahpalin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No. What tripe.


51 posted on 11/08/2011 1:13:13 PM PST by bolobaby
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To: tcrlaf

I thought Silver was supposed to be in prison. what happened .... oh wait ... he’s a democrat.


52 posted on 11/08/2011 1:17:55 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is an instrument of enslavement)
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To: Puppage

“Sarah Palin Ready To Lead”
http://youtu.be/2qUe4w3B3RE


53 posted on 11/08/2011 1:18:49 PM PST by Passionate Pachyderms (Sarah doesn't need an invite from anyone, she will be the guest of honor!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Sarah could mount a third-party campaign and win.

Ah, what the hell. Why not? With the way things are going for the GOP, let's have some fun with it.

Palin could run on one Indie ticket, Ron Paul on another, and Trump on yet another. Let's get that GOP vote spread so thinly Obama will even win Idaho by double digits.

54 posted on 11/08/2011 1:20:24 PM PST by ScottinVA (Hurrah me boys, for FREEDOM! `Tis the risin` o` the moon!)
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To: ScottinVA
That's not what I said, numbnuts.

There is no difference between Romney and Ubama.

There is a lot of difference between them and Sarah.

If Romney is the nominee, we'd be better off with Ubama because he would be gridlocked by a Republican congress.

Myth, on the other hand, would have a green light to implement his Agenda 21 dreams.

Any actual conservative could beat them.

55 posted on 11/08/2011 1:23:51 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I GET what you said.

Obama HAS the liberal vote. Splitting the GOP vote, regardless of whomever is at the top — EVEN IF IT’S ROMNEY — guarantees a win for Obama.

Accept it. A third-party run isn’t the fix.


56 posted on 11/08/2011 1:30:59 PM PST by ScottinVA (Hurrah me boys, for FREEDOM! `Tis the risin` o` the moon!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
There is no difference between Romney and Ubama.

There is a lot of difference between them and Sarah.

If Romney is the nominee, we'd be better off with Ubama because he would be gridlocked by a Republican congress.

Myth, on the other hand, would have a green light to implement his Agenda 21 dreams

That it why I'll be voting for Cain or writing in Palin's name if Cain is forced to drop out.

57 posted on 11/08/2011 1:34:54 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: ScottinVA
If Myth is the GOP nominee, I will vote for Ubama.

A President Ubama would be gridlocked by a Republican Congress.

A President Romney would have a green light to implement all his socialist wet dreams.

Plus, on Day One of Ubama's second term we could commence with the investigations and special prosecutors of Ubama's chicanery.

Romney would garner the Liberals who are disenchanted with Ubama.

The Lefty vote is what would be split.

You misunderestimate how far left Massachusetts Myth is.

58 posted on 11/08/2011 1:35:30 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
If Myth is the nominee, Sarah could mount a third-party campaign and win.

I think that is where we are headed. The Tea Party is in the process of concluding that they must send the backstabbing GOP the way of the Whigs if they are truly going to turn this country around.
59 posted on 11/08/2011 2:04:47 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog
This ain't 1992, and Myth is no Ross Perot.

Myth will split off Lefties from Ubama.

Sarah (or any actual conservative) could mount a third-party coupe that would shake the current political system to the ground.

60 posted on 11/08/2011 2:07:48 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: bigdaddy45; stephenjohnbanker; mkjessup; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; BufordP; roamer_1; sickoflibs; ...
Well Palin was willing to be McCain’s VP.

And she supported the bastard in the 2010 Arizona primaries against a real conservative, J.D. Hayworth!

Talk about epic fail.

61 posted on 11/08/2011 2:08:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rockinqsranch

“Right on.”

Thank you.


62 posted on 11/08/2011 2:20:46 PM PST by RoadTest (For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.)
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To: Scythian

Heh, that made me smile, Scythian, on a day when I could really use a smile :)

Thanks ^^


63 posted on 11/08/2011 3:16:19 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: rabscuttle385

And she said, you betcha to being Romney’s VP in 2012 and has yet to disavow or say my bad mistake on this. So how precisely is she any different than any of the politico game players?Why did SarahPac ask for quick hurry up money to show Sarah Palin support and then announce the end of the tease not long afterwards.I don’t give a damn what anybody says in adoration of Palin’s superb politics she has a lot of splainin to do to EVER be anything more than the spokesperson of the tea party.She would have to do some serious explainin for me to support her being energy secretary.


64 posted on 11/08/2011 3:16:29 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; rabscuttle385; bigdaddy45; reaganaut; stephenjohnbanker; mkjessup; calcowgirl; ...
RE :”Things are so bad for the GOP and/or Republicans are so turned off by the idea that Mitt Romney is their only viable option rumors have once again surfaced that Sarah Palin could get back in the race.

She was in the race?? Only in some imaginative heads. But I do miss the daily drama LOL

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65 posted on 11/08/2011 4:23:11 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Wait a second...when did she say she would be open to being Romney’s VP?


66 posted on 11/08/2011 4:42:12 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: humblegunner; indylindy; Pan_Yans Wife; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; rabscuttle385; Impy; ...
Hey, you have a Palin wish party going here and I didnt get pinged till #65 ?

We need these threads every so often so we can get together and share fond memories of Palin WH fantasy train.

Remember the Bus tour, and the Iowa passion video, and ‘the Undefeated ‘ (renamed ‘the Unwilling’ LOL), and those expiring ethics charges and hiring the advisers (wink, wink), and the ‘I can win’ Newsweek cover in the running suit??
Man it was a fun ride.

67 posted on 11/08/2011 4:47:41 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: rabscuttle385; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

You posted it yourself rabs

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2583595/posts


68 posted on 11/08/2011 4:53:54 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
One major constraint is that the filing deadline has already passed in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida. So a candidate who entered now could not get her name on the ballot in those states, although some states, like New Hampshire, allow for write-in votes. /i>

Consider this:

1. Romney is stuck at 25%...and unlikely to go higher.

2. Cain was touching 30% and, while his supporters seem determined to stick by him, the sexual harrassment BS probably caps him at that level.

3. Gingrich is creeping up toward 15%.

4. Ron Paul is going to get 10% of the vote -- whether he deserves it or not.

5. Don't know/don't care/Bachman, Santorum, Johnson, Huntsman, etc. amount to the remainder.

Unlike 2008, when the early primary states employed a "winner take all" system, this time around most are employing a proportional distribution of delegates. Remember that McCain locked up his candidacy before he ever won a majority of primary voters. That won't happen again.

So, what happens if we go thru January (i.e., Florida)...and still don't have a nominee? The probability is that we'll arrive at the convention...and still not have a nominee.

Then what?

We haven't confronted this situation in decades. 1960 was probably the last time that a convention actually named the nominee (JFK).

But, given a deadlocked Republican convention, with three legitimate contenders, what happens? Be aware that most primaries bind the delegates through the first ballot only, some thru the second. None thru the third.

In 1924, the Democrats nominated John W. Davis...on the 104th ballot.

Given a stage ruled by the establishment...and a floor controlled by the Tea Party...anything could happen.

Maybe Karl Rove gets mugged on the floor between the 5th and 6th ballot. And could somebody nominate Sarah Palin on the 7th ballot...???

Damn straight.

69 posted on 11/08/2011 4:56:45 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: sickoflibs; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

LOL!!!! I totally forgot about that thread - seeing as I’ve posted over 4,000 threads since 2006. ROFL


70 posted on 11/08/2011 4:56:46 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

LOL how could you forget Palin said, you betcha to be Romney’s VP in 2012? LOL there was a zillion threads on it and I noticed a lot posting doubt and disgust in it started or was in the threads;questioned me like you did!

Good find sickoflibs,thanks I am sick of splainin and posting ALL those links.


71 posted on 11/08/2011 5:01:21 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; sickoflibs

Eh, it happens. Plus, after she announced her intent not to run, I left her alone.


72 posted on 11/08/2011 5:03:37 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

So someone, at some point, somewhere in the known universe, peed in your cornflakes...

I am constantly amazed that people claim that certain threads are tiresome, boring, etc. But they just somehow find a way to click the link anyway. OCD, I suppose.


73 posted on 11/08/2011 5:07:28 PM PST by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can go to hell.)
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To: sickoflibs

Oh, you’re good.


74 posted on 11/08/2011 5:23:31 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; rabscuttle385; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
RE :”Oh, you’re good.

Thanks,

That link has come in handy in the past many times. I used it as a counter-attack on Bachman threads when a certain Palinista used to post a picture of Bachmann looking at Romney to smear her.

75 posted on 11/08/2011 6:10:30 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: HMS Surprise

No one peed in my wheaties or cornflakes but some of the Palinista’s posts over all of these months need nothing but a rubber room picture and I grew tired of kindly warning she is not running & too get head’s out of .....the clouds and being called deranged and unchristian.She teased it is over.


76 posted on 11/08/2011 6:37:17 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: sickoflibs

The Undefeated is a bargain, now. ;)
http://www.walmart.com/ip/The-Undefeated/17206281


77 posted on 11/08/2011 7:08:24 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
RE :"The Undefeated is a bargain, now. ;)"

Did you see my comment on that the night she went on Levin?

That is why she waited three days after it went out as a DVD.

78 posted on 11/08/2011 7:44:14 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: sickoflibs

It was released on DVD on October 4th.
She called Levin’s show with her announcement on the 5th.

Another Freeper had an interesting thought, but I can’t remember who said it at the time.

What if Palin had direct information of the sales for the Undefeated on the 4th? What if that was her barometer that she made her decision by? If the sales were fantastic on the release date, she’d jump in. If the sales were mediocre, she’d pass.


79 posted on 11/08/2011 7:50:57 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: Sybeck1

“I have thought she held out to see if Christie got in. If Christie did he would have diluted the RINO vote.”

Good analysis. This is the problem with the Repub party. The conservatives split the vote and the one RINO w/money gets the nomination. I think if Christie or Rudy got in, then a conservative has a chance. Right now, Romney has a clear path to the nomination. Sad situation we conservatives are left with.


80 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:13 PM PST by nowheretohide (BTTT!!!!)
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To: sickoflibs

ive seen several of these wishful postings...started to ping ya, but at a certain point, i cant even laugh at the hopelessness of some people...


81 posted on 11/08/2011 8:44:31 PM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3
RE :”ive seen several of these wishful postings...started to ping ya, but at a certain point, i cant even laugh at the hopelessness of some people...

By all means ping me.

How do you like : ref #10 ??

82 posted on 11/08/2011 8:50:38 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; sickoflibs; rabscuttle385; Gilbo_3; stephenjohnbanker; 3D-JOY; 50mm; AGreatPer; ...
I haven't not reconsidered jumping back into the thought of entering the race. But I was considering accusing Cain of sexually harassing me.

82½ posted on 11/09/2011 6:37:53 PM EST by Sarah Palin (Lipstick)

To: sickoflibs;rabscuttle385;stephenjohnbanker;3D-Joy; 50mm; AGreatPer; Bockscar; calcowgirl; ...
ping!

If you want off my ping list get over it!


83 posted on 11/09/2011 3:51:09 PM PST by BufordP
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To: okie01; sickoflibs; rabscuttle385; stephenjohnbanker; 3D-JOY; 50mm; AGreatPer; Bockscar; ...
2. Cain was touching 30%...

Poor choice of words at this juncture.

84 posted on 11/09/2011 3:55:25 PM PST by BufordP
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To: sickoflibs

Now tht one brings a chuckle.


85 posted on 11/09/2011 4:22:47 PM PST by dforest
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To: indylindy; BufordP
RE :”Now tht one brings a chuckle.

You are not doing a very good job of stroking my shallow male ego here indybabe, ref comment #10

Admit it, who else besides me has such a complete handle on the subject material and is able to put it together in such creative and funny (satire) posts? I really like that 1/2 post freeper, but I think I am putting him to shame :)

86 posted on 11/09/2011 8:07:23 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: sickoflibs

I wish Palin were in this. She would get all the conservatives.


87 posted on 11/09/2011 8:09:17 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: sickoflibs

Both of you make me giggle.

You miss her, admit it.


88 posted on 11/09/2011 8:11:02 PM PST by dforest
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To: GlockThe Vote
RE :"I wish Palin were in this. She would get all the conservatives."

I try not to spend too much time wishing for things that have no chance of happening, that is one of them, always was.

I wish someone would give me LOTs of money with no strings attached.

89 posted on 11/09/2011 8:17:51 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: indylindy; BufordP; stephenjohnbanker; NFHale; Gilbo_3
RE :"You miss her, admit it."

Well the last few weeks from early September to early October was a blast for me. I was even posting C4P threads. You see any others tagged as PDSers and on the PDS watch freepmail enemies list (speculating here) posting C4P threads?? I even sent a few into a tizzy by joking that SP should run third party.

Every week she dragged it out was making it more fun to see.

90 posted on 11/09/2011 8:26:07 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: sickoflibs

Agree , but it’s still ashame.


91 posted on 11/09/2011 8:33:10 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: sickoflibs; GlockThe Vote

” I wish someone would give me LOTs of money with no strings attached. “

What is your home address ?


92 posted on 11/10/2011 5:08:04 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: BufordP

Thanks BufordP! Really do not want to go there ... other than to say, should Sarah change her mind (Sarah was my first choice) I would listen. Doubting the report (of Sarah reconsidering) is true though. If we couldn’t laugh at ourselves, where would we be?


93 posted on 11/10/2011 5:54:42 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen. --> AmeriCain)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; GlockThe Vote
RE :"What is your home address ?

Posting that in a comment might bring me stuff other than $$$.

Remember the fruitloop who told me he was going to track me down personally under the username 'SOL" ?? He actually told me that he was watching me personally and he found a SOL at the Amazon website and that was me. (Why would anyone use SOL as a Amazon username?? LOL), It was the craziest stuff I ever read, too crazy to even complain about.

94 posted on 11/10/2011 7:52:51 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: no-to-illegals
Really do not want to go there ...

Go here then.

95 posted on 11/10/2011 8:46:29 AM PST by BufordP
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

You miss the point... I don’t join threads if I feel the subject matter is pointless. PDSers and those similarly disposed love to do just that. Why?


96 posted on 11/10/2011 11:53:56 AM PST by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can go to hell.)
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To: sickoflibs

I’m L8 to the party I know, haven’t Freeped in a a few days.

This sillyness annoyed me at first but I took a step back and am now amused.


97 posted on 11/10/2011 11:51:40 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: BufordP
Wondering how long before the Silent Running begins? Prayerfully Never ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep7W89I_V_g
98 posted on 11/12/2011 3:08:43 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen. --> AmeriCain)
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