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Palin Warns of One Party Rule

By Juliet Eilperin
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. -- Speaking to an estimated 16,000 here, GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin warned her supporters that a loss next week could translate into total Democratic control of the nation's legislative and executive branch.

Many Republican Senate and House candidates have begun to tell voters that they need to elect them as a check on a possible Barack Obama presidency; Palin employed the flip-side of that argument tonight, saying that if Obama controlled the White House and Democrats retained control of Congress, federal spending would spiral out of control.

"If big government spenders have control of the House and Senate and -- God forbid -- the White House, they're going to have a monopoly of power that goes unchecked in Washington," she said, as several thousand supporters waved red pom-poms. "The Obama-Pelosi-Reid agenda," she continued, referring to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, as the audience booed loudly, "I'm afraid it will put America on a path that will erode the strength that makes this country great."

Palin also took a quick swipe at the media towards the end of her speech when she outlined her vision for U.S. energy policy, saying she would explore renewable sources such as solar power and geothermal energy while still emphasizing oil and gas drilling and mining.

"We'll see if the media even picks up on a policy speech today about how important it is to be energy independent," she said.

By Web Politics Editor  |  October 29, 2008; 8:30 PM ET
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This is the Obama, the one for America!
I am not surprised Palestinians are going ga-ga over Barack Obama. It seems that when not engaged in orchestrating suicide bombings against Israel, they are busy working the phones on Obama's behalf.
Why do they do this? Maybe because he declared their mortal enemy, Israel to be a perpetrator of genocide against the Palestinian people…

On Oct. 28, 2008, a young Palestinian in a Gaza refugee camp is doing his part to get out the vote for Barack Obama. With a little help from the Internet, 24-year-old Ibrahim Abu Jayab is cold calling random American families from his parent’s home imploring them to vote Obama.

So let me understand this, Barack Obama is outsourcing some of his campaign’s work abroad, to Palestine no less… I am sure that violates a few FEC rules, but doing things by the book has never been Obama’s way, has it?

The source? Major news websites around the world are carrying this story. The Third Movement has known this type thing for some time about Barry Soetoro Obama. He is the most un-American candidate to run for President or any other higher office in the history of America.

Posted by: sonnychiba72 | October 30, 2008 9:31 AM | Report abuse


Quiz Question on Sarah "Celebrity" Palin:

Which is the scariest?

a. Sarah Palin
b. How much Republicans adore her
c. Sarah Palin is actually George Bush in
a skirt and glasses. (you notice that
you never see them in the same room at
the same time)
d. How Republican are attracted to bright and shiny objects.
e. All of the above.

Posted by: thenotoriousflavio | October 30, 2008 7:32 AM | Report abuse

I'm sure that Sarah has a great future, even after the election - why not try neural surgery?
We all feel tired of all these 'elite' doctors that think they know everything.

I could see Sarah as a great brain surgeon. She could do a lot of mavericky stuff in that area, and I'm sure that people feel safe being operated on by her.

Posted by: dantheS | October 30, 2008 5:55 AM | Report abuse

Do any of you really believe that Michelle Obama buys her clothes at Crews?

So what if Sarah Palin spent $150,000 on clothes. Barry Soetoro Obama spent more than $5 million of campaign money on his BIG night in Denver to promote himself. It was a one time only event, a one night only event. Can he donate anything from the $5 million to charity? It is all dust in the wind.

Posted by: sonnychiba72 | October 30, 2008 5:54 AM | Report abuse

HONESTLY, it kinda creeps me out that Barack Obama bought all that TV time on all those networks last night - too much like a Big Brother thing, in the controlling Orwellian sense.

I agree with John Baer at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Obama is showing his true self just in time for the voting to begin. If ALL the other RED FLAGS did not ding in, this one and the fact that he is outsourcing his campaign work in Palestine and in other foreign countries surely will.

Obama goes against the very fabric of everything that American was founded upon and everything America stands for.

Obama just lost the few Jewish votes he had since he is involving Palestine and other Arab Nations in trying to "BUY" this election. Obama is outsourcing his campaign to foreign nationals, and ones who are anti-American.

People have forgotten the Third Movement. The US Military vote. No one has asked my opinion in a poll because they don't even know where I am stationed overseas!

Posted by: sonnychiba72 | October 30, 2008 5:47 AM | Report abuse

Sarah don't know jack. She is one of the biggest dimbats in political history. Joe is looking for a book deal, country music opportunity, and retained a publicist. I knew he would cash in thus making him the only winner from the mccain camp. Good job joe nice way to pimp the system.

Posted by: r4147824 | October 30, 2008 2:10 AM | Report abuse

Sarah don't know jack. She is one of the biggest dimbats in political history. Joe is looking for a book deal, country music opportunity, and retained a publicist. I knew he would cash in thus making him the only winner from the mccain camp. Good job joe nice way to pimp the system.

Posted by: r4147824 | October 30, 2008 2:07 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is a Freeloader


$150,000 shopping sprees (at all the best "elitist" shops, no less), on the Republican National Committee tab.
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http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14805.html
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$21,012 worth of free flights for her daughters, charged to the state of Alaska.
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http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2008/articles/2008/10/22/alaska_paid_for_palin_daughters_to_travel/
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All this, when she already makes $125,000 a year as governor and pockets an extra $22,883 in energy extraction royalties.


Palin is a chisler supreme.


All of which makes the fact that she charged $16,951 in expenses charged to the state, including 312 per diem allowances for staying in her own home just that much more amazing.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/08/AR2008090803088.html
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A dual income family, with Sarah earning $125K. Free travel (even for the family), and now free clothes, hair and makeup. They can actually go out in her backyard and shoot a moose, keeping her family in free mooseburger for a year. And still she feels the need to cheat. Shoot that moose for free and still charge the state $60 per burger. And she claims she deserves every bit of it.


Now that's what I call a perverse sense of entitlement.


"Sounds like socialism to me," to borrow a phrase.


Just another fake "bootstrapper" Republican. What a shocker.


Meanwhile, we all have to endure the indignity of Palin turning the campaign for the Vice Presidency into some kind of FOX reality TV makeover show, where they take some ridiculously not-ready-for-prime-time pol and dress her up, push her out on the stage, and see if they can turn her into a VP in 10 weeks.


What the f^ck, right? It's just being second in line to the nuclear launch codes. No big thing. We could even do a whole co-promotional deal with moose sandwiches at Subway.


Thanks, Republicans. You sure do love our country n' stuff and goodluck to you in your newly minted 4th party gadfly status starting in 2009.
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 30, 2008 1:47 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is a Freeloader


$150,000 shopping sprees (at all the best "elitist" shops, no less), on the Republican National Committee tab.
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http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14805.html
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$21,012 worth of free flights for her daughters, charged to the state of Alaska.
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http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2008/articles/2008/10/22/alaska_paid_for_palin_daughters_to_travel/
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All this, when she already makes $125,000 a year as governor and pockets an extra $22,883 in energy extraction royalties.


Palin is a chisler supreme.


All of which makes the fact that she charged $16,951 in expenses charged to the state, including 312 per diem allowances for staying in her own home just that much more amazing.
.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/08/AR2008090803088.html
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A dual income family, with Sarah earning $125K. Free travel (even for the family), and now free clothes, hair and makeup. They can actually go out in her backyard and shoot a moose, keeping her family in free mooseburger for a year. And still she feels the need to cheat. Shoot that moose for free and still charge the state $60 per burger. And she claims she deserves every bit of it.


Now that's what I call a perverse sense of entitlement.


"Sounds like socialism to me," to borrow a phrase.


Just another fake "bootstrapper" Republican. What a shocker.


Meanwhile, we all have to endure the indignity of Palin turning the campaign for the Vice Presidency into some kind of FOX reality TV makeover show, where they take some ridiculously not-ready-for-prime-time pol and dress her up, push her out on the stage, and see if they can turn her into a VP in 10 weeks.


What the f^ck, right? It's just being second in line to the nuclear launch codes. No big thing. We could even do a whole co-promotional deal with moose sandwiches at Subway.


Thanks, Republicans. You sure do love our country n' stuff and goodluck to you in your newly minted 4th party gadfly status starting in 2009.
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 30, 2008 1:46 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is a Freeloader


$150,000 shopping sprees (at all the best "elitist" shops, no less), on the Republican National Committee tab.
.
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14805.html
.


$21,012 worth of free flights for her daughters, charged to the state of Alaska.
.
http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2008/articles/2008/10/22/alaska_paid_for_palin_daughters_to_travel/
.


All this, when she already makes $125,000 a year as governor and pockets an extra $22,883 in energy extraction royalties.


Palin is a chisler supreme.


All of which makes the fact that she charged $16,951 in expenses charged to the state, including 312 per diem allowances for staying in her own home just that much more amazing.
.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/08/AR2008090803088.html
.


A dual income family, with Sarah earning $125K. Free travel (even for the family), and now free clothes, hair and makeup. They can actually go out in her backyard and shoot a moose, keeping her family in free mooseburger for a year. And still she feels the need to cheat. Shoot that moose for free and still charge the state $60 per burger. And she claims she deserves every bit of it.


Now that's what I call a perverse sense of entitlement.


"Sounds like socialism to me," to borrow a phrase.


Just another fake "bootstrapper" Republican. What a shocker.


Meanwhile, we all have to endure the indignity of Palin turning the campaign for the Vice Presidency into some kind of FOX reality TV makeover show, where they take some ridiculously not-ready-for-prime-time pol and dress her up, push her out on the stage, and see if they can turn her into a VP in 10 weeks.


What the f^ck, right? It's just being second in line to the nuclear launch codes. No big thing. We could even do a whole co-promotional deal with moose sandwiches at Subway.


Thanks, Republicans. You sure do love our country n' stuff and goodluck to you in your newly minted 4th party gadfly status starting in 2009.
.

Posted by: DrainYou | October 30, 2008 1:40 AM | Report abuse

McCain is in more trouble than he knows.
Huckabee Hearts Obama?? Watch Video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YADwYU-phpI

See the Sarah Palin Look Alike Contest and Vote on the Winner. http://www.veeppeek.com

Posted by: pastor123 | October 30, 2008 12:24 AM | Report abuse

Herbert Hoover Raised Corporate Taxes Just Before The Great Depression- Obama wants to repeat THAT Experience!

Obama gives the middle class a $1200 tax cut and more unemployment, as American business will shift more jobs overseas- Even John Kerry Knew That in 2004- proposed a corp tax CUT, and Bill Clinton called removing the payroll tax cap REGRESSIVE- Obama wants to do that too!

McCain wants to give the Middle Class a $300 tax cut and a JOB ina a business friendly environment-


Kevin Hassett
Bloomberg.com
1-9-06

So what explains the advantage gained from locating production overseas?

The most powerful factor appears to be taxes. The U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate among the world's most developed economies. With a combined federal and state tax rate of 39.3 percent, the U.S. taxes corporations at a rate that is 10 percentage points higher than the average of other nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

In a world of tight margins, a 10-percentage-point disadvantage is humongous. And the U.S. rate is well above that of countries such as Ireland, which has enjoyed an economic boom that coincided with a reduction in corporate taxes to 12.5 percent.

Let's Do It

When companies locate offshore, they can transfer much of their profits to foreign subsidiaries. Thus they avoid U.S. taxes until that time in the distant future when they ship the money home. This helps U.S. companies stay competitive vis-a-vis those already located in low-tax countries. It doesn't create many jobs in the U.S.

This is hardly a partisan issue. Indeed, Democratic Senator John Kerry wisely included a reduction in corporate taxes in his 2004 presidential platform.

Posted by: thecannula | October 29, 2008 11:37 PM | Report abuse

Maverick Personality Disorder:

http://tinyurl.com/5ggtte

Posted by: caraprado1 | October 29, 2008 11:32 PM | Report abuse

The Wingnuts are seeing their 90's power grap being yanked away from them because of their own incompetence and they're throwing a tantrum. After controlling the white house for the last eight years and controlling congress for ten of the last twelve years they've proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that conservatism is a failed ideology and now they're panicking because they're getting their arses kicked.


Here's some straight-talk, my friends:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJThPjvscFs
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 11:03 PM | Report abuse

Um . . . isn't she the Republican Governor of Alaska, which has had one party rule since the dawn of time?

Maybe she should practice what she preaches.

Posted by: nodebris | October 29, 2008 10:48 PM | Report abuse

"I can see Alaska" for Palin in 7 days.

Posted by: seemstome | October 29, 2008 10:42 PM | Report abuse

In a twisted sort of way I almost want McCain to win this election because four more years worth of failed Bush/McCain policies would for all intents and purposes be the end of the Republican party as we know it today. They would become the 4th party gadflies that they deserve to be.


The only question is, would this country survive it?


You people out there who live in economic downtrodden states like Ohio, West Virgina and Pa etc, if you are stupid enough to vote for McCain you will deserve every single bit of economic hardship that a McCain presidency will give you.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxT0s_I5WtA
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 10:41 PM | Report abuse

Despite all predictions, this election is not, in fact, about Bush. He's a non-entity in it all.

That's fairly remarkable. And against the odds, the McCain/Palin campaign has managed to suck entirely on its own. Sure, the Democrats wanted to paint McCain (accurately, when it comes to nearly all actual policy positions) as the second coming of Bush. But McCain resisted the label, and instead found ways to suck that were completely independent of his ties to Bush.

McCain: He's terrible at giving speeches, yes. His policies are dismal, and more to the point are badly elucidated -- when he's willing to talk about them at all. We know he's for the Iraq War: we don't know anything he intends to do differently, except do more of it and presume it'll all work out this time around. His choice of Palin for the number two spot was, from the standpoint of anyone not a hardcore conservative, bizarre, and smacked of the erratic, shoot-from-the-hip nature of decision making that his past detractors had warned of. His campaign managers have been vitriolic towards the press, and dismissive of the public, and as erratic as their own candidate. His vaunted surrogates have played a round-robin game of publicly humiliating themselves and their candidate (attaching himself to Phil Gramm, noted hellspawn of all that is economically manipulative and devastating, was an inspired touch.) And his behavior during this economic crisis -- making a show of tooling down to Washington to "solve" things, and having his party dissolve into chaos around him, and then rejoining his campaign with nothing "solved" at all, and things in fact much, much worse, and looking for all the world like a man who has just been pied in the face by circumstance -- has been a complete and very public fiasco. He has done his very best to manage to convince everyone that he is, in fact, not anything like presidential material. He's never looked less presidential.

Oh -- and his more impromptu surrogates, people like "Joe the Plumber" and "Tape #254 Of Sarah Palin Saying Something Crazy" and "Campaign Supporter Not Really Attacked At ATM" have added a burnt-popcorn, sideshow quality to the campaign. That hasn't helped.

So... congratulations to McCain, I guess. He managed to do the seemingly impossible -- be trailing in the election not because people were deathly tired of George W. Bush and didn't want anything to do with his party, but because people are deathly tired of John McCain, as well. And I think the award needs to be shared communally, because at all levels of the Republican Party, candidates seem to be going out of their way to make themselves similarly dislikable, out of touch, or (and this is the favorite approach) be ranting with such gusto about the incipient socialism if any of you poor cretins out there dare get better healthcare or a more stable economy that they seem, to be blunt, f---ing nuts.
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 10:34 PM | Report abuse

Palin is not stupid merely ignorant, however, she seems to take pride in that fact.

Palin, for the first time in that programs history, fouled up the application process for the 2007 Permanent Fund Dividend checks that every man, woman and child receives in Alaska (you know, socialism)

She froze like a deer in the headlights when questioned by Couric and then defiantly blamed the media for her
ignorance.

When the Alaskan legislature handed down their judgment that she had broken ethics law she claimed that she had been cleared of wrongdoing in Troopergate.

She claims that she is a superpatriot and supports the troops but addressed a secessionist group in 2008 in Alaska that her husband belonged to.

She still does not seem to get exactly what the job of vice president is and this is after 3 tries.

Unfortunately, if the bombing of Syria develops into enough of an October surprise, Palin may learn two things:

1. What the Bush Doctrine really means.

2. How to adapt the Palin Doctrine to the
office of vice president.

Posted by: seemstome | October 29, 2008 10:25 PM | Report abuse

OMG McCain Is A Socialist!


Down in the polls, John McCain's new Divide & Flail™ strategy is to call Barack Obama's tax cut for 95% of Americans "socialism."


Well, McCain must have once been a socialist, because it turns out that for years he supported higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for lower taxes on the middle-class.


The YouTube don't lie:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8EyGpOU3qM
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OMG! Oh No, Palin Is A Socialist Too!


It's not just McCain -- Sarah Palin is a socialist too! Hendrik Hertzberg notes (emphasis added):


"A few weeks before Palin was nominated for Vice-President, she told a visiting journalist—Philip Gourevitch, of this magazine—that "we’re set up, unlike other states in the union, where it’s collectively Alaskans own the resources. So we share in the wealth when the development of these resources occurs."


Here's the mavericky straight-talk, my friends:
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http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2008/11/03/081103taco_talk_hertzberg
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 10:23 PM | Report abuse

PALIN IS A CELEBRITY! What do ya expect?!?

You know how those Republican men like bright shiny objects!

PALIN=BUSH IN A SKIRT (no pun or sexism intended)

Save our country!
Vote Obama Nov. 4

Posted by: thenotoriousflavio | October 29, 2008 10:22 PM | Report abuse

Is Palin a Whack Job?


YOU BETCHA!


Whack Job: noun - A crazy, possibly dangerous, person.
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http://www.allwords.com/word-whackjob.html
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Politico brings word that McCain advisors are upping the verbal leak campaign against Sarah Palin, who must long for the days when members of her campaign were calling her a hockey mom and Joe Six-Pack.


A top McCain adviser one-ups the priceless "diva" description, calling Palin "a whack job."
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/28/palin-a-whack-job-top-mcc_n_138523.html
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Whack job. It's a good charge, cause it's true! This is one of my favorite leaks from the anti-Palin forces working for McCain, right up with the claim that she's "going rogue." Like Iran?


I've never seen a breakdown in discipline like this on a presidential campaign. It testifies to McCain's lack of leadership and to the state of his campaign. Knowing they're going to lose, Mittens' kittens are angling for advantage against Palin going into the 2012 primary.


Ah, yes, the coming GOP primary. Fantasize, my friends, with me. It's 2011, Obama and the Democrats in Congress have passed good progressive legislation to help bring us out of recession, institute universal health care, and end our dependence on foreign oil. Our troops are home from Iraq. Then we will all get to sit back and watch Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, and whoever else fight for the right to lose to Obama.
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 10:08 PM | Report abuse

MCCAIN IS OUT OF TOUCH WITH MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA'S ECONOMIC TROUBLES! McCain in April 08 declared that there had been "great progress economically" during the Bush years. On more than one occasion, he diagnosed Americans' concerns over the dismal U.S. economy as "psychological." (Phil Gramm, McCain's close friend and economic adviser supposedly excommunicated over his "whiners" remarks, is back with the McCain campaign full time again.) McCain, a man who owns eight homes nationwide, in March lectured Americans facing foreclosure that they ought to be "doing what is necessary -- working a second job, skipping a vacation, and managing their budgets -- to make their payments on time." And when all else fails, McCain told the people of the economically devastated regions in Martin County, Kentucky and Youngstown, Ohio, there's always eBay. McCain doesn't understand our tanking economy because it doesn't affect him.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZxIYTEDARU

The $100 Million Man
Courtesy of his wife Cindy's beer distribution fortune (one her late father apparently chose not to share with her half-sister Kathleen), the McCains are worth well over $100 million. (In the two-page tax summary she eventually released to the public, Cindy McCain reported another $6 million in 2006.) As Salon reported back in 2000, the second Mrs. McCain's millions were essential in launching her husband's political career. Unsurprisingly, the Weekly Standard's Matthew Continetti, who four years ago called Theresa Heinz-Kerry a "sugar mommy," has been silent on the topic of Cindy McCain.

The Joys of (Eight) Home Ownership
While fellow adulterer John Edwards was pilloried for his mansion, John McCain's eight homes around the country have received little notice or criticism. His properties include a 10 acre lake-side Sedona estate, euphemistically called a "cabin" by the McCain campaign, and a home featured in Architectural Digest. The one featuring "remote control window coverings" was recently put up for sale. Still, their formidable resources did not prevent the McCains from failing to pay taxes on a tony La Jolla, California condo used by Cindy's aged aunt.

The Anheuser-Busch Windfall
While John McCain played a critical role in facilitating DHL's takeover of Airborne (and with it, the looming loss of 8,000 jobs in Wilmington, Ohio), Cindy McCain is set to earn a staggering multi-million dollar pay-day from the acquisition of Anheuser-Busch by the Belgian beverage giant, In Bev. As the Wall Street Journal reported in July, Mrs. McCain runs the third largest Anheuser-Busch distributorship in the nation, and owns between $2.5 and $5 million in the company's stock.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N38Ug_ugzXs

Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 9:57 PM | Report abuse


IF PALIN IS SO QUALIFIED...

Then why didn't she run for president?

Makes you wonder what the Republican Primary would have looked like? ...

"I've been Governor for TWO WHOLE MONTHS and I'm READY to be President"

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18 Million people voted for Obama in the primaries because of his vision for America not his experience.

Palin got one vote (Karl Rove moving McCains mouth) Palin's and the only vision I know of from her is her view of Russia (so she claims).

Save our Country and Constitution

Vote OBAMA Nov 4

Posted by: thenotoriousflavio | October 29, 2008 9:46 PM | Report abuse

I agree with her on this score: one party rule stinks. Just look at 2000-2006.

Posted by: chrisduckworth | October 29, 2008 9:44 PM | Report abuse

Ladies and Germs!


I give you your 2008 Republican Party!


From Slate.com:

"This is what the Republican Party has done to us this year: It has placed within reach of the Oval Office a woman (PALIN) who is a religious fanatic and a proud, boastful ignoramus. Those who despise science and learning are not anti-elitist. They are morally and intellectually slothful people who are secretly envious of the educated and the cultured. And those who prate of spiritual warfare and demons are not just "people of faith" but theocratic bullies. On Nov. 4, anyone who cares for the Constitution has a clear duty to repudiate this wickedness and stupidity."


Here's the rest of the mavericky straight-talk, my friends:
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http://www.slate.com/id/2203120/
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 9:42 PM | Report abuse

The Republicans have suddenly decided that one party with a majority of a couple of branches is a bad thing?

Posted by: kcollier | October 29, 2008 9:38 PM | Report abuse

"We'll see if the media even picks up on a policy speech today about how important it is to be energy independent," she said.

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I think Palin has been spending too much time with Hannity lately. She's obsessing over the "media" constantly. The AM Radio crowd has been taught to hate the media, but they are a tiny portion of the voting public. Most voters don't really care about her fight with the media.

I hope the Republicans really learn something from this campaign. Obama is out there telling the American public what he can do for them; McCain and Palin are conjuring up ghost stories about their opponent and complaining about the media coverage they get.

Posted by: tsawyer_mv | October 29, 2008 9:31 PM | Report abuse

Our economy is structurally sound for the long term"
-George W Bush - Feb 11, 2008


"The American people can remain confident in the soundness and the resilience of our financial system"
-Henry Paulson - Sept 15, 2008


"The economy is fundamentally sound"
-Herbert Hoover - October, 1931


"The fundamentals of our economy are strong"
-John McCain - Sept 15, 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcdLO3jKkPo
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McCain does not have the ability to fix this economic crisis. After declaring the fundamentals of the economy strong, he created a political circus in Washington by mucking up bailout negotiations; a deplorable campaign stunt, considering he and his political cronies helped cause the current meltdown.


It was McCain and his economic adviser Phil Gramm who pushed for the deregulation that helped lead to the banking crisis, and it was McCain's crony Rick Davis who had deep lobbyist ties to Freddie Mac. Don't let others be fooled by McCain's economic grandstanding because the reality is his policies and principles will only exacerbate our financial hardships.


McCain is being deceitful with his sudden populist message and support for regulation; his economic policies still favor our nation's wealthy elite.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4egXbhSOhk
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 9:28 PM | Report abuse

Socialism? Is that all McCain's got left? Can someone PLEASE shout out to him at his next rally:

"Hey old man, it's 2008 - nobody under 45 even knows what that means"!


What's going on with his campaign? I mean it just reeks of obvious desperation.


Why is McCain STILL, 7 days before the election, trying to rally his base? Isn't that what Blunder Woman Palin is for?


Imagine how close this race could have been if the old, moderate, John McCain had popped up after the convention? Imagine the breaking of the tire swing rope as every journalist in sight would have jumped on in sheer exultory delight that the Mac-2000 was back. I want McCain to lose as bad as anyone, but it's almost getting painful, it's like watching a punch drunk fighter get mauled and the ref won't call it.


I wonder what the next McCain campaign stunt will be?


So far we've had:
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- Ashley the Fraud

- Joe the pretend Plumber

- OMG! Bill Ayers!

- Drill, baby, drill

- Sarah the Crazy VP pick

- Socialism!!!

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Here's the straight-talk, my friends:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3AvZqYC4mw
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Posted by: DrainYou | October 29, 2008 9:24 PM | Report abuse

You don't suppose that Gov. Palin is thinking of Pres. Bush and the Republican Congress who managed to run up that national debt in nothin' flat, do ya?

Personally, I'm very ready to entrust both the executive and legislative branches to the Democrats for a change. And having them restore some balance to the judiciary is long overdue.

Posted by: HydeParker | October 29, 2008 9:24 PM | Report abuse

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If there was a white Presidential candidate who was found to be a member of a racist church, same as the Rev. Wright's church except substitute "white values" for "black values" and visa vera, THE MEDIA WOULD BE IN TOTAL ATTACK MODE AGAINST THAT WHITE CANDIDATE.


OBAMA IS A RACIST - OBAMA HAS GIVE $20,000.00 TO A RACIST CHURCH IN ONE YEAR.


Washington Post - there are a lot of Churches in Chicago which are black and which are not racist - Obama did not have to give $20,000.00 to this one Church - STOP GIVING OBAMA A PASS ON HIS RACISM AGAINST WHITES.


WAKE UP WASHINGTON POST WAKE UP MEDIA.


WAKE UP AMERICA.


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Exactly right he's racist. Just listen to Irreverend Wrong, his pastor for many, many years.


Exactly right he's socialist. Just listen to him admit it to Joe the Plumber, or his interviews in the past.


Exactly right he's a rotten human being. Just look at his abortion voting record.


Exactly right he has questionable judgment. Just look at his associations with people in his past.


Exactly right he's corrupt. Just look at the Rezko land deal.


Exactly right he's a liar. Just look at what he says about taxes vs. how he's actually voted.


Exactly right he has no executive experience. Just look at his resume -- or lack thereof.


Exactly right he's secretive. Just look at his lack of birth certificate, SAT scores, grades, etc. etc., etc.


Exactly right he'll be challenged in his first 6 months of office if elected. Just look at what he says about meeting unconditionally with world leaders.


We cannot be SERIOUS about electing this guy!! Obama in charge of nukes?! What. The.


Sorry George Washington, we messed everything up.


We stopped demanding the best people in the White House.


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Posted by: 37thandOSt | October 29, 2008 9:13 PM | Report abuse

Anyone surprised by anythig from Palin now? She is a dangerous idiot!

Posted by: free-donny | October 29, 2008 9:06 PM | Report abuse

Well I have to give Palin credit for saying something approaching the truth and something she actually knows about. After all, just look to Alaska there and you can see how bad it can get. What she doesn't say is she is a part of it.

So take the warning, keep it in mind and make sure the democratic congress and executive branch live up to a higher standards of service than the republicans have in Alaska.

'You Betcha!'

Posted by: wes1155 | October 29, 2008 8:54 PM | Report abuse

The results of an Obama presidency, and a House and Senate majority run by Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, will have on the future of the Courts and judicial system in America will last for decades, in the case of the Supreme Court for a generation or longer.

This would be the most liberal, far left leaning government in the history of the United States. At a time when the European union countries are realizing their forms of liberal government has failed and are electing more moderate leaders, we would be putting our faith in leaders who sympathize with the radical views of groups like the ACLU, Code Pink, and Planned Parenthood. Who support and applaud the likes of a Bill Ayers or Ward Churchill, Reverend "GD! America" Wright and Father Flager. Who promise support and funding to liberal front groups like the NAACP, La Raza (The Race) or ACORN - a group who's sole purpose seems to be massive voter fraud in support of democratic candidates.

The extreme-left social values, the belief in big government spending programs financed by ever higher taxes and a redistributation of wealth, the support of radical education agendas, suppression of any aspect of traditional values and beliefs, a blame America first mentality that allows for the weakening of America's military and relies on the United Nations to protect American interests and deal with Americas enemies.

These are the views and policies that a Ted Kennedy, Barney Frank, Maxine Waters, John Murtha, etc., would be allowed to legislate in a one party government.

I do not believe this is the future most Americans want for our country, for our ourselves, for our children.

Posted by: Rk703 | October 29, 2008 8:39 PM | Report abuse

All of us in America owe Senator Obama a big thank you for giving us the option of hope. We owe and open letter ................


http://thefiresidepost.com/2008/10/29/obamas-best-chance-palins-example/

Posted by: glclark4750 | October 29, 2008 8:37 PM | Report abuse

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