Skip to comments.Sarah Palin floats idea of leaving the Republican Party [VIDEO]
Posted on 06/29/2013 11:44:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president responded to a Fox News Channel viewers Twitter question Saturday about the possibility of her and conservative talker Mark Levin abandoning the Republican Party and creating something called the Freedom Party.
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With the utter contempt that much of the Republican party elites have shown the base in the past year, I think the time for a new party has come.
It might be the time to fight them from the outside, as you are suggesting ... we are not winning by being in the republican party. Sarah could take this nationwide and nationwide is where we would have to go. I’m in! Time to enter the Freedom Party.
I am a Conservative and was a republican, who lives in southern Arizona. After being betrayed by the likes of republicans that I just recently voted for - Brewer/Orr/McCain/Flake, I decided “No More” and changed my registration. In Arizona, the only choice was Independent, which really is unsatisfactory; but I did it anyway.
Now if Freedom Party becomes an alternative, I shall ride with Sarah.
The GOP was founded as a third party about seven years before the Civil War. How much worse does it have to get before a third party flies? They’ve tried unsuccessfully so many times.
Count me in. Wolverines!
I do not understand how anyone can see it as anything other than an effort to give away America.
Frankly; the platform of the Constitution Party lines right up with my ideology...a third party modeled closely after that platform with Governor Palin’s involvement could reel me right in. :-)
Well there would be if there was enough of us.
Sarah could take this nationwide and nationwide is where we would have to go.
Then there certainly would not be enough of us....for YEARS!
If we support jobs in America, we will win votes.
Corporate America seems to have switched all American jobs to China.
Making all sorts of things. Which they then ship back here, and sell to us for the same prices.
Bring back US jobs. If the GOP won’t do it, and if Palin switches parties, I’m in.
What we have now, is already broken.
It’s just taking a while to sink.
The time is now. I will follow her anywhere. And I mean anywhere.
NO secondary House bill at ALL.
Nothing for reconciliation which will mean AMNESTY.
Well its not like the GOP is paying attention to Conservatives anyway.
If Palin leaves I’ll follow.
The GOP sure isn’t doing anything for me.
Glad to see more people waking up and abandoning the lib lite party. Now lets make sure we don’t let the fanboys and ‘lesser evil’ crowd do to whatever forms from this, that they did to the GOP.
Those set on “Winning’ without any principle, and at any cost should just stay with the GOP where they are most at home.
I agree with you 100 percent..I wont sell out my principles just to vote for someone with an R next to their name..if that person with an R next to their name has the same beliefs as the person who has a D next to their name I wont vote for either. Glenn Beck said many years ago that the GOP was turning into the Dem party, taken over by progressives..didnt think it could happen but its happening
Maybe ... maybe not ... I just don’t know but I’m up for one last fight before God takes me.
“Some say” Palin is irrelevant, an opportunist, non-influential...
Palin is perhaps the one and only individual that could at this time start a new party. Although, I’m quite pragmatic about the value of the Republican Party’s infrastructure, I would have absolutely no reluctance to abandon the GOP for a party conceived by Sarah Palin.
She has it backwards. She wouldn't be leaving the Republican Party, the Republican Party deserted conservatives a long time ago.
She's just getting the memo.
50%, 40%, 30%...how many?
Let's try to name them, with a probability percentage...
Think of that little prick Ross Perot. He was well on his way to winning that election, and then he realized it and had to put on the brakes.
In a three party race, it only takes 34% to win, if it’s a dead heat.
Could we get 35-45% of the electorate to buy into renewing America? My take is hell yes.
I will say this though, the first person who tries to pass sensible immigration reform from the new party that includes, instant legalization, a pathway to citizenship, and the right to stay here and take jobs U. S. Citizens should have, should be jettisoned out of the party immediately.
I would like a code of conduct. You start pulling the McCain, Graham, Rubio routine and you’re history.
She will have quite the following!
And PATRIOTS ALL.
Not being a republican, I think I can say with enthusiasm, ‘bout time!
Welcome home, Sarah! Shake the shackles of go-along / get-along.
Maybe we’ll even return to a two party republic.
One way to lose any hope of a comeback for the US is to pass this bill and allow a democrat thug majority in perpetuity.
IMO, it might not be that important that they do it.
Their choice if they have a ‘new party’ president, could be to support him or the Democrats. You would hope to get most of the Republicans anyway.
Over the next few years after that win, a lot would change parties to become in tune with the President.
Sadly, I have no more use for the Republican party. I'd rather vote 3rd party and secure the immediate collapse of the country than vote for lying traitors like Paul Ryan.
Regardless of where Palin goes I'm done.
I constantly get junk mail from RNC asking for donations, which I toss. If a large number return their postage paid envelopes with a message- “Waiting for the Freedom Party”, that would be a great wake-up call.
Don’t get me wrong.
I’m in complete support. Just that there is another equally important fight, which nobody talks about.
China is increasingly our manufacturer.
That is not a good long-term policy. In any number of ways.
Bring back US jobs. That is what I am saying.
Well said! I heartily concur!!
AMEN! Well put.
For every Rand Paul (who supports amnesty) making noise about the NSA, there are 5 Juan McAmnestys and Lindsey Gaymans who support the surveillance state.
I think it’s more like 10 to 1. About 50 patriots on The Hill out of 535 Senators and Reps.
They’re already doing the crappy timeslot bit to her. Broke off today’s interview early, too.
I'd back a Freedom Party led by Palin and other true conservatives.
“I didn’t leave the GOP - the GOP left me”
h/t Ronaldus Magnus
Why not just join the Constitution Party?
The more we are splintered, the less effect we will have.
The other problem is even if a majority of Repubs, non-voting conservatives and independents switch to a truly conservative party, the remaining “moderate” , RINO, and liberal Republicans will steal off enough of the vote to give the Dems a win every time.
Frankly, I see no solution.
But I do love Sarah. She’s the only one telling it like it is. Well, add Alan Hunt, E.W. Jackson, and Dr. Carson.......
Stick a fork in 'em. The best they've got are ones who'll never win a presidential election - ever. Let them rest in peace as the GOP/RINO party.
Not surprising. From the very beginning of this drama, the Repubics have consistently shown a visceral hatred for Sarah, just as they have for all Conservatives. Nothing new. I can’t remember a time when this wasn’t the case, going back to Landan and Hoover. Other than Reagan, the last Conservative in office was Coolidge.
She hasn't established she's going to do this, but the GOP now knows they can't pass this bill without a huge take down of the party. She's waaaay ahead of everyone. Good tactic, the right thing at the right time.
No matter what the PDSers say, I am still behind her 100%
There’s more brilliance in your questions than many around here will dare to confront......
Funny but your post history belies that. So do we believe the suddenly supportive Lakeshark or the one that made such a stink about winning being all important and mocking ‘purists’?
You’re so right. She’s made her intentions clear.
The House is on notice. Tread carefully.
The GOP had better know she has a HUGE following.
Time to let them know WE COUNT by our numbers.
When we call, we have to mention SARAH PALIN.
Anything with the word “Freedom” is going to be a new IRS and NSA target!
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