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Palin to Cheney: Careful where you aim
CNN ^ | Aug 1 2012 | CNN

Posted on 08/01/2012 9:34:15 PM PDT by WilliamIII

Don't expect to see Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney on an elk hunt anytime soon.

The former Alaska governor slammed Cheney Tuesday for his assertion that it was a mistake to put her on the 2008 GOP ticket, saying the former vice president was being influenced by the "lamestream media."

Appearing to reference a now-infamous incident from 2006 when Cheney accidentally shot a campaign contributor on a quail hunt, Palin said sarcastically that Cheney was not known for his "misfires."

"Seeing as how Dick – excuse me, Vice President Cheney – never misfires, then evidently he's quite convinced that what he had evidently read about me by the lamestream media, having been written, what I believe is a false narrative over the last four years, evidently Dick Cheney believed that stuff and that's a shame," Palin said in an appearance on Fox News.

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KEYWORDS: cheney; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 08/01/2012 9:34:18 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

Don't mess with Sarah Palin.

2 posted on 08/01/2012 9:38:46 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: WilliamIII

Go, Sarah!


3 posted on 08/01/2012 9:40:00 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: WilliamIII

I have respect for Cheney for his relentless pursuit of terrorists, but the old timer needs to keep his mouth shut when it comes to denigrating the most promising future POTUS.


6 posted on 08/01/2012 9:43:39 PM PDT by sagar
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To: garjog

“Shame on Cheney. I wonder if he is jealous that Sarah’s kids didn’t turn out gay?”

That was uncalled for. I doubt Cheney would have much to be jealous of Palin’s daughter. What was the point of that comment again?


7 posted on 08/01/2012 9:47:53 PM PDT by sagar
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To: sagar
I have respect for Cheney for his relentless pursuit of terrorists, but the old timer needs to keep his mouth shut when it comes to denigrating the most promising future POTUS.

What you said. Couldn't agree more.

8 posted on 08/01/2012 9:51:05 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: dragnet2

Cheney screwed up. He should have simply kept his pie hole shut.
He deserves to be called on it.


9 posted on 08/01/2012 9:51:36 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: WilliamIII

BTW, I’m just kidding Bill. Somewhat.... I don’t want to offend any of the factions here and be sent to the corn field....I give this two honks. honk!honk!

Thanks for the thread!


10 posted on 08/01/2012 9:51:48 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: WilliamIII

I wish VP Cheney hadn’t said this. It was uncalled for. We’ve got DemocRATS to spew crap like this. Republicans need to shut up and make the ‘RATS do their job. The 11th Commandment.


11 posted on 08/01/2012 9:53:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Lancey Howard; sagar; garjog

Kinda like sagar called out garjog!


12 posted on 08/01/2012 9:55:31 PM PDT by superfries
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To: WilliamIII

Good for her.


14 posted on 08/01/2012 10:02:10 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: sagar

Sarah made the ticket palatable. Cheney is the best.

How to reconcile this disagreement ? Cheney counts results, so in that sense he has a point. We lost. She raised lots of concerns about readiness (though no fault of hers) so he has another point if you operate in realville.

On the other hand, even Liz disagrees with pops and it’s quite clear Sarah has cajones and the common sense to do the job.....meaning President, not VP although she’d kill at VP too.

Too bad...these two would make a great hunting two-some.


15 posted on 08/01/2012 10:04:07 PM PDT by chiller (More T-Partiers needed, especially in the Senate and WE can lead.)
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To: WilliamIII

At least instead of shooting a fellow hunter in the face, all he did this time was shoot himself in the foot.

How interesting to see the GOP-e seep out of his brain, causing him to join with Romney, McCain, Barbara and Laura Buish et al to try to marginalize Palin.

Every single time someone tries this tactic, it marginalizes the one speaking ill of Sarah Palin and builds up respect for her.


16 posted on 08/01/2012 10:04:07 PM PDT by Syncro ("The Tea Party is Dead".....LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: chiller

Hell....with a new ticker, how does Palin/Cheney sound ?


17 posted on 08/01/2012 10:06:05 PM PDT by chiller (More T-Partiers needed, especially in the Senate and WE can lead.)
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To: chiller

How to reconcile this disagreement ?

There’s nothing to reconcile. Cheney was in the wrong. Violated Reagan’s 11th Commandment.


18 posted on 08/01/2012 10:06:17 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: FlingWingFlyer

He has had several heart attacks and heart surgery. At his age (around the same as me) that can dull even the sharpest mind...I’ll give him a pass on this. Age sucks....


19 posted on 08/01/2012 10:11:21 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: WilliamIII

BTW, it seems one or two posts have been omitted.

I have no idea why.

Take care.


20 posted on 08/01/2012 10:18:36 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

I see that...I just read through all the comments...didn’t see anything inappropriate.... but now I see at least one deleted.... Wonder why?


21 posted on 08/01/2012 10:23:05 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: WilliamIII

I wish he would not have done this. For his service to this country and strong fight against our enemies, he really is an American hero.


22 posted on 08/01/2012 10:25:38 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: garjog

I said much the same thing when I first heard about this a night or two ago. Why the heck would he need to jump on the bash Palin bandwagon?! He doesn’t think she’s been pummelled enough by the left? Geez, Mr. Cheney, I thought you were smart enough to focus on the real problems and demons in this country, and it ain’t Sarah Palin.


23 posted on 08/01/2012 10:25:54 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: goat granny

Cheney and Jeb are two globalist peas. Quelle surprise!

The crap dribbles from the lamestream... truth be damned.


24 posted on 08/01/2012 10:26:57 PM PDT by glock rocks (optimist / pessimist? I'm an awesomist - There's a dragon in that glass!)
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To: DrewsMum; Jim Robinson
I see that...I just read through all the comments...didn’t see anything inappropriate.... but now I see at least one deleted.... Wonder why?

Maybe I should page the old man? I usually don't b****, but this is weird. Maybe I have stalker moderator? LOL!

But it proves someone is paying attention Mum. Not all is lost!

Thanks for not missing a beat Mum!

25 posted on 08/01/2012 10:27:11 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: WilliamIII

“..sometimes you are the Louisville Slugger, baby, and sometimes you are the ball, and evidently in these last months, per many, many comments from those within the GOP establishment, I’m the ball.”

~Sarah Palin

(BTW, FCNN)


26 posted on 08/01/2012 10:30:00 PM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: WilliamIII

Looks like the commentators on the original CNN article are the same six or eight loyal viewers who still watch CNN hehe.


27 posted on 08/01/2012 10:33:59 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: WilliamIII

Sarah really knows how to stick it to them. God bless you, Sarah!


28 posted on 08/01/2012 10:35:35 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: onyx

This is CNN, and the adjectives and adverbs are BS on their faces.

Her retort was sound. Listen to it. Lamestream lies.


29 posted on 08/01/2012 10:36:09 PM PDT by glock rocks (optimist / pessimist? I'm an awesomist - There's a dragon in that glass!)
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To: glock rocks

Right, I posted the link to her complete interview with Greta.


30 posted on 08/01/2012 10:37:31 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: garjog

I agree, and Cheney dident even get his facts strait, Sarah’s 2 years as Governor and many more as Mayor made her the most relevantly experience person running for president or vice president that year.

Legislative experience does not translate to executive experience. If anything the political baggage hurts you. That is why no president that has come from either the house or the senate turned out to be very good.

An executive has to lead men of all factions to practical goals not usually set himself. Legislator has to represent a small pardisin faction of men & ideology to create and advance a proposed goal.

A Legislator will find himself disagreeable by most, and can deal with even being hated by most. An executive cannot deal with being hated by most and must find a way to get most to agree with at least enough of the set agenda to implement it.


31 posted on 08/01/2012 10:40:01 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: riri
Cheney simply validates the bad feeling about the "old boy" network, snapping at the mere mortals who question the superior dorks who oppose new conservative blood.
Imagine our nerve, supporting Palin, and embracing the tea Party philosophy.

Senile old men, resisting the challenge of citizens demanding principle over expediency and embracing the progressive definition of 'bipartisanship,' aka you lose.

The most embarrassing assertion was that 2 years as governor did not prepare Palin for the presidency.

Against an elected manchurian candidate with only "community activism" on his "executive" resume?

Senility does not begin to explain it.

32 posted on 08/01/2012 10:43:03 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: doug from upland

For his service to this country and strong fight against our enemies, he really is an American hero.

Yes indeed -— Other than the worst recession since the Depression, his time as vice president was simply great!


33 posted on 08/01/2012 10:44:25 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

bookmark


34 posted on 08/01/2012 10:48:08 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: WilliamIII

I tend to somewhat agree with ya Bill.

I liked Cheney, but his boss was a whole nuther story. It was Cheney who should have been POTUS.


35 posted on 08/01/2012 10:51:12 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: doug from upland

For his service to this country

What branch of the service did Cheney serve in?


36 posted on 08/01/2012 10:55:39 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII
The Executive Branch.

Oh wait, you said "the service." Nevermind.
37 posted on 08/01/2012 10:59:10 PM PDT by Optimus Prime (Do liberals even qualify as sentient beings?)
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To: Optimus Prime

Oh wait, you said “the service.” Nevermind.

right, I don’t Cheney ever wore the uniform. kind of strange to be a secretary of defense, and never served in the military.


39 posted on 08/01/2012 11:01:32 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: chiller

Sounds Horrible. Palin yes,Cheney no. Cheney is an elitist ‘New World Order’ type,who is no where near as Conservative as he pretends to be. He worked for Globalists Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W.Bush. He lead the search for Gerald Ford’s VP and came up with Nelson Rockefeller. Talk about a One world government leftie Oligarch. Cheney also headed one of the Major New World Order organization’s,’The Council on Foreign Relation’s’. He also as VP admitted,he kept that fact hidden from his Wyoming constituents. Sarah Palin is the Real Deal. That is why the establishment keeps attacking her.


40 posted on 08/01/2012 11:09:55 PM PDT by mark1973
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To: mark1973
ditto

Cheny is another one of those Socialist Oligharchs of the RINO variety that needs to be purged

I used to semi -respect Cheny but always thought he was just another war mongering jingoistic cheerleader for the military industrial complex who has no problem wasting our kids lives to play frivolous unnecessary war games

Now I just see him as an idiot

41 posted on 08/01/2012 11:27:41 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: Monorprise

Yes, Sarah was more experienced than Obama, but that’s damning with faint praise.

Cheney is entitled to his opinion. Sarah is running for anything.


42 posted on 08/02/2012 12:17:21 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Monorprise

Yes, Sarah was more experienced than Obama, but that’s damning with faint praise.

Cheney is entitled to his opinion. Sarah is *not* running for anything.


43 posted on 08/02/2012 12:17:42 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: WilliamIII
"Seeing as how Dick – excuse me, Vice President Cheney – never misfires, then evidently he's quite convinced that what he had evidently read about me by the lamestream media, having been written, what I believe is a false narrative over the last four years, evidently Dick Cheney believed that stuff and that's a shame," Palin said in an appearance on Fox News.

That Sarah Palin had been governor for two years in 2008 is a false narrative written by the lamestream media?

Dick Cheney doesn't think two years as governor qualifies a person for the vice presidency - and he doesn't make an exception for Sarah Palin. That's all. Right or wrong, it's no reason to throw him off the bus.

44 posted on 08/02/2012 12:27:04 AM PDT by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: sagar
That was uncalled for.

Really?



I doubt Cheney would have much to be jealous of Palin’s daughter.

Why not?



So, what's your point?
45 posted on 08/02/2012 12:38:26 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Irish Rose
Umm--Cheney was a congressman, then a cabinet member...then got a nice posh sinecure at an oil company...then got to be veep. I still see Palin as more energetic and accomplished.

I don't see him as any kind of saint.

Then he has these convenient parochial social issues...his daughter's a dyke, so we all have to celebrate the fact by changing the definition of marriage?

Some people just need to RETIRE.

46 posted on 08/02/2012 12:47:53 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: beaversmom
Why the heck would he need to jump on the bash Palin bandwagon?!

It is baffling. Cheney has been a politician for a long, long time, and his comment didn't reflect his political experience.

Unless his intention was to fire up the conservative base in support of Palin, then it really was a mis-fire.

47 posted on 08/02/2012 12:48:33 AM PDT by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: sagar
That was uncalled for.

From the same moron who said, "Single “mothers” are sluts who could not resist spreading their legs."
48 posted on 08/02/2012 12:59:43 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: publius911

RINOS have been “reaching across the aisle” compromising with the Democrats, all they have left are bloody stumps and it now appears the Dems have bitten off their heads... so they’ve lost their minds... literally!


49 posted on 08/02/2012 1:09:05 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: WilliamIII

Does she still even have that big of a following around here ? For a while I almost thought even many posters here were turning on her after she publicly came out in support of Title IX - even though she never expressed support for destroying men’s teams to fill quotas - and tried to get in touch with her feminist side and go on about how a woman president is needed to fix the mess men created and what not. I thought many traditional conservatives here withdrew at least some of their support after that.


50 posted on 08/02/2012 1:09:36 AM PDT by emax
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