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  • wisetrog

    Big storms here in Australia.

    • Pete Petretich

      I hope you are prepared…

    • jester2939

      Stay safe!!

  • mark1955   This is a "Heads up" and an alert to everyone out there that the government might be planning a "False Flag" slaughter at an airport check point, as a pre-text, to getting a Firearms Ban legislated. The dems and the repubs are just looking for a reason that would tip the scales in public opinion, that would give enough of them an excuse, to abandon any defense of our God Given Second Ammendment Right’s , so they can once again betray us. That is what i believe the Taft California High School Attack, which was not coincidentally in Boehner’s RINO Henchmen, House Whip Kevin McCarthy’s congressional district was all about.

      This is in the Washington Times. Not some far out Rag. The Washington Times in this article, is raising the possibiliy of a government sponsored "False Flag" attack  to justify the passage of Firearms Ban’s, with the sudden Reports of TSA drills replecating these attacks on airport check points. Be on the alert and call not only this type of attack,but any ones that Happen from now on into question.

    Now i’ll stand back and get ready to be called "Crazy".

    • ZH100

      Is obsession with conspiracy theories a sign of schizophrenia?

      • devitor

        Isn’t the Washington Times owned by the Moonies? (Rev. Moon’s followers). I heard they were years ago. Anyway, I tend to regard material in the Washington Times, World Net Daily, and to some extent NewsMax as being conspiracy theory type stuff.

        • dave7777

          You need to get out more, devitor. Arabs own part of Fox news. So what. News is news and needs to be researched regardless of the source. The Washington Times has some great writers and is a source of conservative news.

      • TexS2012

        I’m not sure what you mean in your comment to mark1955. IMO, questioning everything our government does is not obsession, rather, sticking your head in the sand leads to our demize.

    • section9

      I actually put nothing past the Regime anymore.

    • TexS2012

      Thanks for that info, passed it around. How can one not question these school shootings! I don’t know how many people are following them but a drill was going on at the fire station just up the road, clearly visible overhead, from the SandyHook School.

    • BAllann

      The Washington Times isn’t ‘raising’ this.

      "This is the Communities at
      Individual contributors are responsible for their content, which
      is not edited by The Washington Times. The opinions of Communities writers do not necessarily reflect nor are they endorsed by the Washington Times."

      Anyone can submit an article.

  • ZH100

    Good morning all

    Excellent article about Gov.Palin’s record of accomplishments.

    ‘Who Is the Real Sarah Palin?’

    From the article:

    Executive Authority and Success

    Palin was the first female and youngest governor to be elected in Alaska, which is tied for the second most powerful governorship in the United States, according to Thad Beyle, a political scientist at the University of North Carolina.

    Budgeting and Spending

    Palin cut state spending between 2007 and 2010 by 9.5% while also reducing federal earmark requests by more than 80% during her tenure. She used her line-item veto to cut more than a quarter billion in superfluous spending in both 2007 and 2008. In 2009, she instituted a temporary hiring freeze, while at the same time reducing spending by more than 33% between FY2009 and FY2010.

    In stark contrast to President Obama and other governors whose fiscal records are dogged by credit downgrades, Palin left Alaska with an improved credit rating during and following her tenure as governor. Standard & Poor’s raised Alaska’s credit rating from AA to AA+ in April 2008. Then in 2010, both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s upgraded Alaska to AAA for the first time in the state’s history due to policies enacted by Palin that made the state’s finances more than solvent.


    Under Palin’s leadership, Alaska was 2nd in job growth, and 3rd in the change in its unemployment rate, compared to the other states. Alaska also saw a record number of oil jobs in both 2008 and 2009, while natural resource and logging jobs increased 13.7% during Palin’s tenure.

    In fact, Palin’s record on jobs compared to the country as a whole was stronger than the President’s and other prominent governors’ during their respective tenures

    Business Growth

    Alaska was an opportunity society under Palin. Alaska moved up from the 4th most business tax-friendly state to the 3rd most business tax-friendly state during her tenure.

    Palin was a firm believer in tax cuts. In addition to lowering unemployment insurance tax rates, she cut business license fees in half, suspended the state motor fuel tax, and signed legislation, allowing Alaska-based businesses the same opportunities as out-of-state businesses. All of this was consistent with her record as Mayor of Wasilla, where she eliminated small business inventory taxes and cut property tax mill levies every year she was in office.


    Energy issubeteutiful photoses are Palin’s forte, and her record proves it. In 2007, Governor Palin signed ACES—Alaska’s Clear and Equitable Share—a net tax on oil profits that was passed in a bipartisan and transparent manner. ACES replaced the corruption-tainted oil tax plan of the previous administration, which was passed in secret and ultimately lead to the federal indictment of several Alaskan state officials and oil company personnel. Furthermore, ACES provided oil companies with incentives to develop. The progressivity of the tax meant producers were protected when oil prices were low, but the interest of the resource owners—the people of Alaska—were appropriately protected as well to achieve a fair return for their resource.

    Most importantly, ACES led to jobs, increased development, and a huge surplus for Alaska.

    Perhaps Palin’s biggest energy achievement was spearheading the creation of the Alaska natural gas pipeline. After five decades of unsuccessful attempts by Alaskan administrations to bring a gas pipeline project into existence, Palin and her team introduced the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) in March 2007. AGIA passed the Legislature by a vote of 57-1 in May of that year.

    Unlike the behind-closed-doors cronyism of past administrations, Palin’s AGIA legislation was conducted out in the open and made use of a genuine free-market competitive bidding process. Palin’s AGIA placed not only Alaska, but also the nation, further on the path toward energy independence.

    Palin played hardball with the big oil companies in her state. According to the Alaska state constitution, Alaskans are the resource owners in their state; and it was Palin’s duty as their CEO to get the best deal for Alaskans while at the same time partnering with these oil companies for the mutual benefit of all.

    Ethics Reform and Transparency

    Ethics reform was the hallmark of Palin’s governorship. She was swept into office on a reform message in a state with a serious corruption problem. Alaska at the time was undergoing a federal investigation that culminated in the indictment of various corrupt lawmakers. Palin had made a name for herself as an ethics crusader when she chaired the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservative Commission and blew the whistle on fellow commissioner and state GOP head Randy Ruedrich for doing party business on state time. This resulted in Ruedrich receiving a $12,000 fine—the largest civil fine for ethics in the state’s history. Alaskans respected the fact that Palin was not afraid of taking on the establishment of her own party.

    As governor, Palin fought for and signed sweeping bipartisan ethics legislation, which restricted lobbyists, improved disclosure laws, and improved executive and legislative branch ethics laws. In the face of corruption, she continued to take on her own party when it was necessary. She also increased transparency by releasing her oil tax bill to her constituents 17 days prior to the special legislative session, opening up natural gas pipeline deals to all potential parties, putting the state checkbook online, and not allowing lobbyists in her office.


    Palin forward funded education to allow districts greater flexibility, supported increased vocational training and early education funding, opened up opportunity to Alaskan students to participate in regional medical schools, and increased overall funding for special needs education by 175% (before she herself became the mother of son with special needs). Believing that the best reform was close to home, Palin wisely also chose to monitor rather than participate in national standards for education.

    Health Care

    Palin introduced health care transparency legislation that established an Alaska health care information office to give consumers factual information on quality and cost to help them make better-informed health care decisions. Recognizing that health care must be market-and business driven, rather than restricted by government, Palin proposed repeal of Certificate of Need—a layer of bureaucracy that prevents medical facility development. She established the Alaska Health Strategies Planning Council, reduced Medicaid assessments by 83%, and expanded Alaska’s SeniorCare benefits program for low-income seniors.

    • ZH100

       As Governor Palin has said many times, she advocates for an “all of the above”approach to energy independence which includes solar, wind, nuclear, and clean coal in addition to the more traditional oil, gas, and coal.

      She supported development of renewable energy sources, developing a plan to have 50% of Alaska’s energy to be produced from renewable sources by the year 2025.

      ‘Palin unveils state energy goals; 2025 GOAL: At least 50 percent of state’s power to be from alternative sources.’    (January , 2009)

      "Gov. Sarah Palin has crossed swords with conservation groups over petroleum drilling, but she earned nothing but praise Friday after announcing the most ambitious renewable energy goals in the nation. At a news conference announcing her statewide energy plan, Palin called for 50 percent of Alaska’s power to be generated by renewable resources by 2025."

      ‘Sarah Palin’s Goal Of 50% Renewable Energy Use In Alaska Signed Into Law’ (June , 2010)

      From the article:

      "One of the first things Barack Obama did, once he took office, was to announce a pretty ambitious goal of having the United States get 25 percent of it’s energy from renewable sources by the year 2025. To date, little if anything, has been done by the Obama regime to reach this goal.

      On January 21, 2009 (Obama’s first full day at work) Sarah Palin, writing in the Wall Street Journal, praised this initiative strongly, while reminding Obama that conventional sources of energy will always be needed. She also announced that she was working on the goal of having Alaska get a full 50 percent of it’s energy from renewables in that same 2025 time frame."

  • ZH100

     ‘Poll: Americans Reject Crony Capitalism, 3-1′

    From the article:

    "In a recent Boston Herald column, pollster Scott Rasmussen of Rasmussen Reports cited poll findings that show strong bipartisan opposition to cronyism and its effects on free markets."


    Long before "crony capitalism" became a topic of national debate Gov. Palin has fought against corruption and crony capitalism.

    Taking on corruption and crony capitalism has always been a cornerstone of Gov. Palin’s agenda.

    Here are some links with information about Gov.Palin’s consistent fight against corruption and crony capitalism.

    ‘Institutionalizing Crony Capitalism’   (by Governor Palin)  

    From the article:
    "We need to be on our guard against such crony capitalism. We fought against distortion of the market in Alaska when we confronted “Big Oil,” or more specifically some of the players in the industry and in political office, who were taking the 49th state for a ride.
    My administration challenged lax rules that seemed to allow corruption, and we even challenged the largest corporation in the world at the time for not abiding by provisions in contracts it held with the state. When it came time to craft a plan for a natural gas pipeline, we insisted on transparency and a level playing field to ensure fair competition.

    Our reforms helped reduce politicians’ ability to play favorites and helped clean up corruption. We set up stricter oversight offices and ushered through a bi-partisan ethics reform bill. Far from being against necessary reform, I embrace it. "

    ‘Crony Capitalism on Steroids from GE to Solyndra’ (by Governor Palin)

    From the article:

    "This crony capitalism and government waste is at the heart of our economic problems. It will destroy us if we don’t root it out. It’s not just a Democrat problem or a Republican problem. It’s a problem of our permanent political class."

    ‘How Congress Occupied Wall Street’  (by Governor Palin)

    ‘Palin: Congress, it’s time to stop lining your pockets’ (by Governor Palin)

    ‘Governor Palin’s Consistent Fight against Corruption and Crony Capitalism’  (by Whitney Pitcher)

    From the article:

    "Governor Palin’s strong stance against crony capitalism, bureaucrats picking winners and losers, and a lack of transparency is not just words; it’s action.

    Citizen candidates do indeed bring a fresh perspective to a campaign and even to public office. However, there is something to be said for someone who took on corruption while in elected office. Such an individual has governed or legislated in an atmosphere of corruption, back room deals, and cronyism and has not only weathered such an atmosphere, but has effected change for the better. It is one thing to act as a citizen watchdog; it is another to make sure that legislation and projects are transparent and are void of back room deals and crony capitalism. Governor Palin is such a person."

    ‘Some of Sarah Palin’s Ideas Cross the Political Divide’ (by Anand Giridharadas)

    From the article:

    "But something curious happened when Ms. Palin strode onto the stage last weekend at a Tea Party event in Indianola, Iowa. Along with her familiar and predictable swipes at President Barack Obama and the “far left,” she delivered a devastating indictment of the entire U.S. political establishment — left, right and center — and pointed toward a way of transcending the presently unbridgeable political divide. "

    ‘How Governor Palin Reformed Alaska’s Ethics Laws and Made Crony Capitalism a Crime’ (by Gary P)

    From the article:

    "With all of the talk of corruption and crony capitalism these days, this is a great time to talk about some of the things Sarah Palin did to reform Alaska politics. She worked with the Alaska Legislature to pass tough, sweeping ethics reform "

    ‘Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute praises Sarah Palin for highlighting Washington’s rampant crony capitalism ‘

    ‘How Palin Beat Alaska’s Establishment’ (WSJ)

    From the article:

    "If you’ve read the press coverage of Sarah Palin, chances are you’ve heard plenty about her religious views and private family matters. If you want to know what drives Gov. Palin’s politics, and has intrigued America, read this."

    ‘Sarah takes on Big Oil: The compelling story of Governor Sarah Palin’s battle with Alaska’s
    ‘Big 3′ oil companies’
    (by Kay Cashman and Kristen Nelson)

    Gov. Palin’s successful efforts to stop the cronyism and reform the energy business in Alaska were so impressive Kay Cashman, the publisher and executive editor of Petroleum News, wrote the book entitled: “Sarah Takes On Big Oil” .

    This is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the leadership Sarah Palin has exhibited in the area of reforming government and industry.

  • mark1955
    • TexS2012

      History is a great teacher if we will only listen to former individuals and some still present who have lived through it shouting to be heard. Evil never goes away, just shows up in another form waiting it’s moment in time while the people sleep.

      • wodiej

        "Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." 1 Peter 5:8

        • TexS2012

          Just the right verse wodiej! The Apostles lived it and did not shie away from the task given them by Jesus Christ, spread the Gospel.

  • ZH100

    Ron Devito’s excellent list of Gov.Palin’s accomplishments.


    Master List of Governor Palin’s 2012 Accomplishments

    Master List of Governor Palin’s 2011 Accomplishments

    Master List of Governor Palin’s 2010 Accomplishments

    Master List of Governor Palin’s 2009 Accomplishments

    Gubernatorial Accomplishments 2006 – 2008

    Oil and Gas Conservation Commission 2003 – 2004

    City of Wasilla, Mayor 1996 – 2002

    Wasilla City Council 1992 – 1996

    KTUU Sportscasting 1987 – 1992

    Commercial Fishing

    Athletic Accomplishments

    Hunting and Subsistence Fishing

    Marriage and Family

  • wodiej

    “I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer…for I have overcome the world.”  John 16:33

    • TexS2012

      Keeping this verse in mind will help your faith remain strong.

  • wodiej
    • c4pfan

      So does the the morning joe dude.

      • john norton

        As Levin calls him ‘the morning shmo’ …

    • friskyness

       Obama is the one that doesn’t want to compromise!

  • wodiej

    A Prayer for Today

    "Father in heaven, I open my heart and mind to You right now. Fill me with Your goodness and overtake me with Your blessings. I honor You today and invite You to use me to be a blessing to others in Jesus’ name. Amen."

    • SusanWo4p

      That’s a great prayer…just what I needed this dreary Monday morning.  Thanks for posting it!


      • wodiej

        you’re welcome Susan. God bless. 

  • wodiej
  • freeperjim

    Walid Shoebat to America: You have been infiltrated, your president is a Muslim


    He acknowledges, though, that America has been infiltrated by the enemy, that even our own president is a Muslim who is supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in different parts of the world whether it be in Egypt or Syria. Most of us here know that already but it’s great to hear Walid speak the truth. 

    He then says, what seems clear to many of us now, that America will go through tough times, perhaps even a depression. But America doesn’t just vanish. He says that America is indeed worth fighting for because God has a great plan for America and we will be there fighting and defeating the Islamic Antichrist – and he cites the verses of the Bible to prove it. Just a great message!

  • Jean_A

    Good morning, C4P!Snowing here.

    I stand with Sarah Palin.

    • c4pfan

      Hey Jean!  Loved your tweet to Mia Love!

      • Jean_A


        Why was she there anyway? Does she still hold a state level public office?

        • bucky321

          yes, i believe mayor

  • stlouisix

    Sen. Ted Cruz to House GOP: ‘Stop Reading the ‘New York Times’

    The observation that The House is the last chance to hold Obama back
    in Congress for the next two years is why it’s beyond frustrating seeing
    the Judas GOPE leadership of that group continually kowtow to the
    communist in the White House whom they’re enabling to willfully destroy a
    free America from within, and why the influence of cowards like
    Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, McConnell and their ilk needs to be
    politically exorcised from the GOP for the sake of a country fit to live
    in for our children and grandchildren.

    But there’s a BIGGER bastion of freedom to count on. And that’s
    Americans led by military veterans who understand the intent of the
    founding fathers, and who, in knowing that they are under no obligation
    whatsoever to obey unjust unconstitutional laws that trash The Republic,
    are not about to, and are going to fight the morally bankrupt rot that
    is the Obama Administration and its enablers, regardless of political
    labels, tooth and nail!

    The commie bully Obama, weaned on a hatred of anything and everything
    American from his communist mentors like Frank Marshall Davis, and a
    disciple of Saul Alinsky, which is well documented, believes that as
    soon as the latest un-American trash that is forthcoming from his mouth
    is uttered, we all have to immediately do what he says; else, he will
    have a tantrum, and have the unmitigated gall to call us "un-American",
    the sociopathic liar that he is!

    Here’s a message for Comrade Obama in that regard from Americans who
    understand who you are and what you represent, nothing less than the
    greatest threat to freedom in America’s history since The Revolution.
    It will be a cold day in hell before we let you have your way with
    destroying our country. We will oppose every attempt of yours to do so
    for the sake of the fallen who gave the last full measure of devotion
    fighting tyrants like you on battlefields foreign and domestic to secure
    our God-given unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of
    happiness of The Declaration of Independence, not your bastardization of
    those rights into the wrongs of death, slavery, and the pursuit of
    misery of your mandated declaration of dependence upon a tyrannical
    state under your dictatorship!

    • john norton

      Some Housecleaning is the order of the day…360 degrees…

  • stlouisix

    Obama Recalls His Response to Libya Crisis as One Marked by U.S. Leadership

    REAL Americans don’t call leaving Four of their fellow countrymen to hang
    out to dry in the biggest cauldron of instability in the world with no
    security and no help when asked for a "mark of leadership" you pathetic,
    sociopathic lying, narcissistic megalomaniacal tyrant! REAL Americans,
    especially those who fought in America’s wars, call it what it is, HIGH
    TREASON deserving of prosecution to the full extent of the law, a
    prosecution which you, Obama, immediately deserve after being summarily
    impeached for your high crimes against The Republic!

  • bassman

    National Review is asking if Gov. Palin has a politcal future:

    • Pete Petretich

      Those RINO’s say no by 65%…

      So why does she have a book contract and 3.5 million likes on Facebook and 880,000 followers on Twitter? Sarah Palin overshadows everyone…

      P.S. They must want hits this morning or else they wouldn’t use her electric name to get attention!

      • brightfuture12

        Does she have a book contract ? I was surprised she didn’t mention her new book during her interview with Breitbart 

        • Pete Petretich

          It’s well known that she’s been working on some kind of family fitness book. I think many people are curious how she and Todd are in such good shape…

          • wodiej

            It’s not rocket science.  They don’t go out to eat all the time, they exercise a lot, they don’t smoke and I am guessing drink very little if at all.  

          • bucky321

            pete , i don’t want a writer– i want a leader and we will know soon. if she decides to be a writer instead of a leader then i am finished and i have loved her for five yrs.

        • golfmom3

          Someone with serious eyes on the national future would not use that interview to hawk a book. 

          Newt might.  Roooobio might.

          Snark much?

        • c4pfan

          She already did several months ago.

          • golfmom3

            Careful. BF12 (check post history) spends time here as a concern troll. Gets its news from progressive sites. 

      • golfmom3

        65% of East Coast RINOs who tried to sell Romney wish she’d go away — she’s messing up their "play date" with Schumer and Durbin and the other Prog boys and girls.

        • john norton

          The worst kind of political skullduggary goes on in Albany,NY…the worst in the Country,even tht of Sacremento…Where one or two men sit behind closed doors and call the shots… ~ !

      • bassman

        One reason it may be high is the Morning Joe crowd did a segment today basically saying Gov. Palin is fading away. They used National Review in the segment. Morning Joe’s audience may have gone to the website and voted.

        • bassman

          Today Show also has a more unbiased segment.

        • c4pfan

          Like they aren’t already there?

      • Jean_A

        Right now at 35% that still is a lot of power.

        • bucky321

          not when there are no dems in the voting.. ask about cristy and see what the vote would be.

    • john norton

      Does a grizzley live in the woods…? i’d ask them… lol

    • cheers2all

      Let every supporter know about it, and ask them to go there and vote for her.

    • generictrainee

      So they have abandoned Romney..

    • hrh40

      Now 64%

  • stlouisix

    Feinstein: ‘NRA Is Venal, They Come After You’

    The American people need to demand that every legal means possible be
    employed to "come after" this liberal witch who would wantonly trash
    their freedoms guaranteed under The Constitution, in particular their
    Second Amendment right to bear arms which specifically exists to stop
    tyrants like Feinstein and the morally bankrupt Obama Administration
    from destroying a free America from within!

  • wodiej

    I am posting this article simply to make a point relating to Gov. Palin leaving Fox news to pursue other ambitions.  

    Hillary run in 2016?

    • c4pfan

      Most likey. Still not bothering with reading it.

      • Polarbearpapa

        Sorry…wrong place

    • bucky321

      hillary will probably run even though in the past yr. she said she would be leaving public office for good. the repubs are going dem lite because they want to imitate dem.. successes  but will lose conservatives in the process and will fail.

      • Audrey_I

        Hillary is beginning to have health issues. 

    • Polarbearpapa

      I find your timing suspect…..and your subject matter distasteful….

      If we wanted to read about Billary Coattails Clinton….I would go look up a story…

      "What difference does it make"…..

       Ms Billary Coattails Clinton response as to the death of 4 Americans….

  • c4pfan

    What is so funny to me is that MSNBC Joe said the same thing that Obama did about Fox News and Limbaugh.  Then Paul Ryan says that Clinton (I guess their one person now?)) would have solved the debt crisis already on the same day that Obama was shilling for Hillary.  You can’t make this stuff up!

    Only a poll of the party saying that the GOP is out of touch lets me know that I’m not alone.

  • TexS2012
    • john norton

      He needs to join the other guy tht jst announced hed be stepping dwn…granted he’s under Sarah’s wing …but enough already… !

    • bedr1

      It’s our job to call, get your friends and neighbors to call their Senator and congressmen and say no pathway to Amnesty for illegals.

    • stlouisix

      Read, adding millions of voters to keep the likes of America-destroyers like Obama in office.  What’s so difficult about understanding that there is such a thing as legal immigration and just laws supporting same that are to be obeyed, not flouted, for the sake of the common good, McCain?  Nothing like helping the sorry likes of the Obamunists enshrine tyanny in America, right McCain?

      Bipartisan Immigration Deal Reached

      More "bipartisan treachery" on the part of those in the GOP that just don’t get it in regard to who Obama is, and what he represents, with the country suffering as a result of their pure abject stupidity in being dupes for a tyrant who is now crying because REAL Americans won’t compromise with him on gun control. Since when do Americans have to compromise on their Constitutional rights when to do so is to cease being American?

  • stevethird

    I’ve think her greatest leverage
    point with the GOPe is the credible threat of a third Party or even just
    an Indie run ala Perot. (he polled almost 30% when he quit. In ’92.) 
    To the boxthinking, reflexive third party naysayers, I say, let the talk
    of a third party propagate and flourish, because if nothing else it
    hangs like the Sword of Damocles over the head of Reince Priebus and it
    keeps her living rent free in head the Karl Rove. The reason I say this is because it is so important for her to have an option that does not involve her "seeking their good opinion" (remember that one? ). They need to know that she can do whatever the hell she pleases and she will have loads of support. Enough support in fact to dump them in ashbin of history. For that reason pushing a third party meme is NOT silly or naive. Can we agree on that?

    • Jean_A

      I totally agree.   Get Mark and Rush to talk it up with Gov. Palin and watch the Leftist enjoy it and the GOPe call everybody names.

    • 1776er

      Amen, brother!

    • paul

      A little history in 1992 Perot spent $65 million and received 19% of the vote. On election day a liitle known exit poll by Gordon Black never reported by any network showes that 40% of the electorate would have voted for Perot if thay had thought he had a chance to win. That means he could have won. The republicans elected Clinton in 1992 by a non-stop propaganda campaign saying "Don’t waste your vote on Perot. People were talked out of their vote. Don’t fall for that propaganda. If Palin runs third party she wins.

      • stevethird

        Thanks Paul. You get it!! I remember that he was polling in the hi 20s b4 he bagged  the canpaign and then tried to come back. I didn’t no about exit polls. That makes the case even stronger!

        • CharterOakie

          stevethird – as mentioned above, Perot was polling in the 40s for months before he dropped out (not wanting to risk having his daughter slandered in the press just before her wedding, having received corroborating info from two people he trusted that in fact such a plot was in the works).

          • stevethird

             Thanks for that info.

      • CharterOakie


    • CharterOakie

      Bingo, stevethird. She and we should make it VERY clear to the GOPe that we can go independent. They need us, not the other way around.

      And as for Perot, he was polling in the 40s before he left the race in the summer.  He was polling ahead of both Bush and Clinton until then.  And even after leaving and re-entering in the fall, he was about to go over 30% again a week before the election.  And that’s when "60 Minutes" did the hatchet job.

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