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Posts by OwatonnaNative

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  • Trumps opportunity and to do list for tonight's debate

    10/09/2016 8:48:33 AM PDT · 16 of 72

    Promise to remove statute of limitations for rape and promise justice for the women bill has abused, including paying for their lawyers.

    Point out how women decide not to pursue justice when they are raped because of the threats and intimidation from people like Hillary - hypocrisy

  • Minnesota Star-Tribune State Poll (Clinton 44; Trump 38; Johnson 6)

    09/18/2016 11:58:25 AM PDT · 63 of 80
    OwatonnaNative to JamesP81

    Minneapolis St. Paul area is populated by a bunch of far left idiots. The rural areas of Minnesota are generally conservative. Just not enough people in the rural areas to overcome the twin cities. Makes me glad to now call Texas home.

  • LIVE on C-SPAN2: Senate Session

    09/30/2013 6:20:28 PM PDT · 39 of 430

    I don’t understand why Republicans don’t just fund the sections of the budget they agree with like they did for military pay. Pass separate appropriations bills and the impact of a government shut down wouldn’t be noticed by most people.You don’t have to fight on the Democrats’ terms by talking about defunding. If it turns out you never get around to funding HHS, EPA, and the federal education department, well, that would be a shame...

  • Video/Governor Palin: “[Crony Capitalism] Is What We Must Defend Our Country Against”

    10/09/2011 9:00:57 AM PDT · 34 of 48
    OwatonnaNative to BCrago66

    “Even Romney - and I’m not a fan - is far better than Obama”

    When you see videos like the one above it is not clear that Romney is better than Obama. The Democrats have been winning the battle for big government by shaping the Republican field. Liberal Republicans have blurred the line between what should be the conservative party and the democrats, resulting in many who sit out of the election process. Romney means there is no choice in government; either we get a Democrat that pushes us toward collapse at full speed or we get a Republican like Romney that pushes toward collapse at a slightly slower speed. Either way big government wins, and we the people, lose. The only way to change the political environment is to reject liberal candidates so the American people can finally have a clear choice between socialism or American democracy as envisioned by our founding fathers.

    Romney is a useful tool for democrats to push for bigger government and to ensure the blame gets placed evenly on both parties when it ends badly.

  • Organizing for Palin

    10/01/2011 10:51:13 AM PDT · 13 of 138
    OwatonnaNative to Danae

    “Didn’t she say she would be announcing her decision by the end of September? Just sayin...”

    Aaah...No, Sarah Palin never said she would announce by an specific date. And Erick, when you think something up in your own mind it doesn’t mean it becomes another persons commitment. Just saying....

  • I think the primaries are being moved up to force Palin to declare sooner than she intends...

    10/01/2011 10:38:50 AM PDT · 106 of 339
    OwatonnaNative to Conservativegreatgrandma

    “But she said she would let everyone know one way or the other by the end of Sept. Today is Oct. 1.”

    Is that you Erick? Governor Palin has never set a definite deadline for making her decision, she has only talked about time frames and some of the filing dates. Governor Palin will announce when she is ready. Her team (O4P, C4P, TS, ETC) will be ready in each state when she announces.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (9/25/2011 "Marchin' Shoes" Hussein at -23)

    09/25/2011 8:08:06 AM PDT · 16 of 23
    OwatonnaNative to 3Fingas

    If the Republican candidate wins the states that John McCain won in 2008 they will net 14 additional EC points based on census adjustments. With those additions the Republican candidate is at 187. Add traditional Republican states Florida (29), North Carolina (15), Virginia (13), Ohio (18), Indiana (11), and Nebraska (1)gets 254. Then you need 16 from Iowa (7), Pennsylvania (21), Nevada (5), Colorado (9), New Mexico (5), New Hampshire (4), Wisconsin (11), Minnesota (10), and Michigan (17). Given Obama’s failure more states could be in play such as Oregon and Washington.

    Still not easy, but the road is much more difficult for Obama this time around based on the census changes. The fact that he cannot effectively pretend he is a conservative this time around will also make things difficult for the incompetent idiot.

  • After watching this debate is it any more evident that we need Sarah Palin in this race?

    09/22/2011 8:26:41 PM PDT · 33 of 120
    OwatonnaNative to Soul Seeker

    “Then she’ll lose and we’ll still have Romney after you all have worked to destroy Perry. Thank you “conservatives”.”

    The only person who can destroy Perry is Perry. He just isn’t all that strong of a candidate. As my governor, I would support Perry if it comes down to him or Romney, but I hope for a candidate that I can support based on enthusiasm for their policies. Palin is still the best choice given Perry’s weak performance so far.

  • Romney: Palin Candidacy ‘Would Be a Good Thing’

    09/22/2011 9:42:38 AM PDT · 3 of 66
    OwatonnaNative to Grunthor

    “OR; she might be smart enough to see through the thinly veiled strategy by the NE uber-Rino and stay out of the race.”

    OR, she will look at the Perry polls and conclude we need a conservative that can win, and enter the race.

  • Poll finds Obama losing ground to Republicans (Gov. Palin gains over 15 points, now almost tied)

    09/20/2011 6:42:39 PM PDT · 105 of 273
    OwatonnaNative to PSYCHO-FREEP

    The link you cite has was posted on Thursday, December 16, 2010.Would you like to try again?

    If you want to cite polls from that far back, how about this poll? PPP conducted a poll during that same time frame that asked, who’s views are closer to your own, Barack Obama or Sarah Palin? Results — Palin 52% — Obama 40%

    Or, perhaps you could look at the PPP poll from North Carolina from two weeks ago. It showed Palin winning independents by 14 points over Obama. That coincidentally, is a similar result to the latest poll; independents in North Carolina and nationally are turning to Palin in fairly large numbers.

    So, who is your candidate? Where have their polls gone in the past few weeks? If your candidate is subjected to the pounding that Palin has taken for the last three years will they survive? And, make no mistake the eventual Republican nominee will get the Palin treatment; why should we nominate someone that we cannot be sure will hold up under the attacks?

  • Poll finds Obama losing ground to Republicans (Gov. Palin gains over 15 points, now almost tied)

    09/20/2011 6:06:34 PM PDT · 56 of 273
    OwatonnaNative to PSYCHO-FREEP

    You accuse Palin supporters of cherry picking polls and then you ignore the latest poll to cite one that was conducted NINE MONTHS ago?


  • Poll finds Obama losing ground to Republicans (Gov. Palin gains over 15 points, now almost tied)

    09/20/2011 6:01:16 PM PDT · 47 of 273
    OwatonnaNative to InterceptPoint

    “Sarah takes votes from Perry not Romney.”

    Is that you Karl? The polls I see show Palin taking votes from all of the other candidates but most from Bachmann and then Romney. Bachmann was done in by Ed Rollins and is no longer viable and Romney needs to be defeated because he is a leftist weenie.Sarah Palin in the race will ensure Romney is forced to defend his liberal policies and will ultimately lead to his collapse. I suspect the Republican establishment knows Romney has a glass chin and is trying to find a replacement. Palin just needs to sit back and hold off on announcing until it is too late for another RINO to enter the race.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Arrive In NYC Monday

    09/18/2011 8:37:25 PM PDT · 32 of 48
    OwatonnaNative to GunRunner; DRey

    “Don’t wast your breath on a Palindrone. They’re just trying to keep hope after the Bob & Mark show fiasco from Friday.”

    Actually, that was a joke played by the hosts to get the Palin haters all worked up....It obviously worked!

    Perry met with Trump hoping to get an endorsement but Trump said he wouldn’t endorse anyone until Palin announces. (

    I guess Trump is a Palindrone too....

  • I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep

    09/18/2011 7:31:44 PM PDT · 217 of 277
    OwatonnaNative to ari-freedom

    Tell me who you support and I will gladly compare them to Palin on all of the issues you raised.

  • I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep

    09/18/2011 7:22:22 PM PDT · 213 of 277
    OwatonnaNative to CA Conservative

    “You folks really need to get over the Reagan analogy. It does not even come close to applying to Sarah’s situation”

    The Reagan analogy comes from Palin’s policy beliefs. Name the Republican among the current field who’s views are closer to Reagan. I will gladly compare and contrast their views with Palin and Reagan.

    But again, you keep coming back to polls, telling us that we shouldn’t support Palin because her polling is lower. Well, the latest PPP poll has Obama at 47 percent against Palin and 46 percent against Perry - not a big difference. PPP also released a poll 2 weeks ago that has Palin up over Obama by 14 points among independents in North Carolina. How does your candidate stack up? Rasmussen conducted a poll and asked who’s views are closer to your own, Obama or Palin...results - Palin 52% — Obama 40% — all before Obama’s polls tanked.

    Tell us who you support so everyone can judge for themselves.

  • I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep

    09/18/2011 7:12:28 PM PDT · 205 of 277
    OwatonnaNative to normy

    “Now in order for Palin to be President her supporters will try to destroy Perry, the Lt.Governor and the Texas Speaker?”

    Palin supporters are not trying to destroy Perry and my guess is that if Sarah doesn’t run many will support Perry over Romney. That being said, Perry simply does not have the same conservative credentials as Palin. I live in San Antonio so I believe I am qualified to point out concerns with Perry. His support for the TTC just smacks of cronyism. His mindless support for toll roads, on roads that tax payers have already paid for just to raise more taxes is simply a bad decisions that shows his true political beliefs. The Gardasil thing has been done to death but that too shows he has a knee jerk, big daddy government side that comes out in weird circumstances.

    Now, if you want to tell me where you disagree with any policy publicly supported by Palin, I and most of her supporters would be happy to engage in that debate. Perry and the rest of the field simply don’t match Palin’s consistency and reliably conservative governance.

  • I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep

    09/18/2011 6:56:58 PM PDT · 196 of 277
    OwatonnaNative to Lazlo in PA

    Reagan was clearly the weakest opponent when measured against Carter ( This poll and others like it convinced Carter that Reagan would be the easiest opponent to beat. You seem to be saying that presidential polls more than a year before the actual election are unmovable and we should just nominate the person that matches up the best in the early going, which is Romney if you believe the polls. I do not. Reagan was behind by 29 points one year before the election. According to your logic he should not have been our nominee. Your premise doesn’t hold up and we can do better than Romney. Whether that is Palin or another true conservative, I am tired of having to vote for loser establishment RINO’S like Romney, McCain, Dole, Bush Sr., Ford, and Nixon. We are heading toward the abyss at a hundred miles an hour with Obama. Changing to Romney or some other liberal Republican leaves us going toward the abyss at a slightly slower pace, but we are still headed for disaster. We need someone who has a history of changing the system; someone who has a history of exposing corruption, even if it is found in their own party; someone that leads from a desire to see their country do well, instead of someone who is “the next in line”.

  • I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep

    09/18/2011 4:13:25 PM PDT · 59 of 277
    OwatonnaNative to Lazlo in PA

    “can you show me were rank and file GOP voters ever jumped out on a limb to nominate someone like Palin?”

    Reagan was that type of candidate. He was viewed as the weakest opponent by the Carter administration. The press tried to paint a picture of him that ranged from a tottering old fool to the inept Bedtime for Bonzo guy. Every time a conservative runs they will be attacked and a bunch of nervous Republicans will end up nominating a Democrat-light candidate in their place; Dole, Bush Sr, Dole, and McCain. These candidates end up losing because the base sits home and the Democrats paint them as having the same policies. Republicans need conservative Democrats to believe there is a true difference between the candidates before they will support a Republican. Nominating a RINO never ends up working out the way Rove and company tell us it will....

  • Constitution Day Came and Went...No Sarah

    09/17/2011 7:00:13 PM PDT · 186 of 366
    OwatonnaNative to FromTheSidelines

    RE: PA “it’s going to take someone a bit more centric than Palin or even Perry”

    Like McCain, or maybe Romney, or maybe we can bring Bob Dole back from his retirement sleep...that would be a winner for sure!!!

    OR, maybe we go with a true conservative,some one who’s views the American people side with by 52 percent versus Obama’s 40 percent...Sarah Palin. By the way, the last Republican to win PA was not a RINO, it was Ronald Reagan. Learn from history or you will forever be on the losing side.

  • Constitution Day Came and Went...No Sarah

    09/17/2011 6:02:58 PM PDT · 102 of 366
    OwatonnaNative to NittanyLion

    “She can’t win, and she knows it. Her unfavorables are too high in key swing states.”

    Yet, Obama polls nearly the same against Palin as he does against Perry (47 vs 46). I might also add that there is only a few points difference with all of the current Republican candidates. This is after the left, the Republican establishment, the entertainment industry, and the so called “news” media has spend three years trying everything in their power to destroy her. Who among the Republican field can withstand those kinds of attacks; and make no mistake, whoever finally gets the nomination will ultimately get the Sarah Palin treatment. As for me, I will go with the person who has been able to withstand the attacks and still maintain a clear lead when it comes to support for their views. Rasmussen did a poll that asked, who’s view is closer to your own, Barack Obama or Sarah Palin? Obama got 40 % to Palin’s 52% - and this was before Obama’s poll numbers crashed. PPP released a poll from North Carolina just a week or two ago, a state that Obama won easily in 2008 - again, Palin polls well, leading among independents by 14 points. The polls will take care of themselves for Palin but whether any of the other candidates can withstand the attacks is still an open question.