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  • ZH100

    Good morning all.

    Great read!

    ‘Sarah Palin History Tour: Forging a Leader’

    From the article:

    "In Sarah Palin History Tour: Charting Her Course, I covered the buildings and spaces that charted the course of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s life during her early years. I visited these places during a trip to Alaska from August 21st to August 30, 2013. This part of the tour focuses on Wasilla City Hall, the Public Library and the Curtis Menard Sports Center which are physical testimonies to Sarah Palin’s terms as City Councilwoman and Mayor."

    http://us4palin.com/sarah-palin-history-tour-forging-a-leader/

  • ZH100

    ‘Tea Party Express Chair: Gov. Palin Fearless, Attacks come from Fringe’

    From the article:

    "Tea Party Express stands for constitutionally limited government, fiscal responsibility, low taxes, and free markets, chairperson Amy Kremer said in an interview on the Palin Update with Kevin Scholla. "

    http://us4palin.com/tea-party-express-chair-gov-palin-fearless-attacks-come-from-fringe/

    • john norton

      Ya know Z,im not sure if its me or is it like nails on the chalk board trying to listen to Amy…,no offense…?

      • Ron Brown

        It must be just you. But we all have to endure some things we wish people would do a different way, such as writing styles. However, the important thing is that they support the conservative cause.

        • JanuaryRose

          LOL

        • john norton

          OK…RB its just tht i wish we had someone a little better than Howidie Dutie…:(

          • JanuaryRose

            LOL!

            • john norton

              Hey Rose just jumped on… My daughter Deni sitting next to me says Hello to you… !

              • JanuaryRose

                Hi Deni! I love your Dad!!

                • john norton

                  She says Hi… ! & if you luv me,… then she luvs U-2… :)

                  • JanuaryRose

                    Good daughter!

                    • john norton

                      U betcha I have 4 & Shes the combination of all four daughters…:)

                    • JanuaryRose

                      Very nice.

                    • john norton

                      I told Deni now tht ive introduced ,she can come on any time and Chit-chat…

                    • JanuaryRose

                      That would be fun!

          • Ron Brown

            John, all you can control is you. All I can control is me. Do you know that some people don’t like Governor Palin’s speaking voice? Even worse, some of those use that as an excuse to not support her. Imagine that……. A country burning all around us, and a conservative refuses to support Governor Palin because they don’t like her speaking voice.

      • JanuaryRose

        John, surely not as bad as this woman!

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJxmpTMGhU0

        SO AWFUL!!

        • john norton

          **__** … !!!-)

          • JanuaryRose

            She your type, John?

            • john norton

              Levin would say shes a stammering dunderhead… LOL( jst kiddin,ya know seroiusly though i got into it before with her on the twitter & she acted like Levi Johnson looked like on the cover of his flop book… :)

            • john norton

              No Way Jose…U r Rose…:)

              • JanuaryRose

                Right back at you!

        • john norton

          Rose ,Its like the promoters of Indianola,same same…

  • john norton

    Post… I was plannin on bein there,at C-Pac, in the lobby,24 hrs prior ,like i was for the first one, blogging…/ Still like for her to hold her own convention,a week long ,& the Governor as chair…invite the entire Country… That would work for starters,U betcha… ~!

    • c4pfan

      Yeah, now that would be a blast!

      • john norton

        Talking with Deni my youngest rt now if i should adventure out again into the great big world… ! But Yes C4p I like goin where the real action is ,always have,run towards the fire and not away frm it ,i still beleive its the way to Win this… !

        • JanuaryRose

          Yes!!

          • john norton

            …!!!-)

  • Pete Petretich

    EXCLUSIVE: MARK LEVIN TO RECEIVE INAUGURAL CITIZENS UNITED ‘ANDREW BREITBART DEFENDER OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT AWARD’ AT CPAC
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2014/02/24/Exclusive-Mark-Levin-to-Receive-Inaugural-Citizens-United-Andrew-Breitbart-Defender-of-the-First-Amendment-Award-at-CPAC

  • Pete Petretich

    "For how long will Dem donors keep pouring money into her campaign?"

    Wendy Davis drops to 11 pts down in latest poll
    http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/02/wendy-davis-drops-to-11-pts-down-in-latest-poll/

  • Pete Petretich

    Good morning, C4Peeps. Looks like a long day ahead for me, direct from work to choir practice.

    I will participate in CPAC via social media, but I’ll also be busy with my neighborhood, i.e., right here right now…

    • c4pfan

      You are going to be at CPAC?

  • Pete Petretich

    FEDERAL RESERVE TO CUT OFF EUROPE TO SUPPORT U.S. BORROWING
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/02/24/Fed-to-Cut-Off-Europe-to-Support-U-S-Borrowing

    "By delaying foreign bank compliance with the stringent capital and borrowing requirements of section 165 of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) imposed on American banks, the Fed was engaging in the moral hazard of allowing Europe to borrow at virtually zero interest from the Fed to fund its bloated social welfare states. Chair Yellen’s actions mean the Fed is cutting off Europe and providing greater support for U.S. borrowing…"

    • http://www.conservatives4palin.com/ 1776er

      In response to this "cut off" of Free Stuff for European Banks on the backs of U.S. citizens Deutche Bank announced it is reducing its U.S. footprint by $100 billion.

      http://finance.yahoo.com/news/deutsche-bank-reduce-100b-us-221008712.html

      The European Banks are in worse shape than the U.S. banks. Insolvent by way of insane leverage. Got no capital. Got no real reserves. Gonna go under fast when the tide goes out. Leverage bites hard when defaults ramp up.

      What is Deutche Bank afraid of? No Bail Outs in America anymore. From here on out its Bail Ins. Bank has to liquidate itself and make its depositors and bondholders pay first. Robbed by the crooks that run the bank. The victims–you and me–pay the price for Bankster criminality. Then the bondholder saps that lend the Banksters money for some God only knows reason. Then the Bank stockholders will get hit last as bad banks are liquidated.

      This is a result of Political Cowardice in Washington DC as U.S. politicians know that the wrath of Voters will befall them as they gouge Americans to pay off some fat German banker crooks when the bill comes due for leveraged insane gambling with depositor money.

      If the ain’t gonna Bail Out Too Big To Fail American Banks they sure ain’t gonna Bail Out Too Big To Fail Foreign Banks anymore. Political Suicide for American Politicians and the End of Federal Reserve Independence as the American public takes its revenge on both.

      So, Deutche Bank probably won’t be the last Foreign Too Big To Fail Financial Institution of Impeccable Repute to slink out of town before the cops show up.

  • eelet

    ‘Tea Party Express Chair: Gov. Palin Fearless, Attacks come from Fringe’

    I wrote this as a response to another poster who accused us of this very same thing. I posted this on another Tea Party Blog and I wished to share this with SP blog as a reminder who we are. It has been on FB, Twitter and has been shared on numerous other blogs. Thank you.

    We are not some fringe group. We are not ‘Astroturf’ like Nancy Pelosi imagined. We are not some little whimpering minority that only appears during election time. We aren’t kooks, or ‘whacko-birds’ like John McCain envisions. We aren’t just some social terrorists who believe in GOD, guns and American freedom. We aren’t a few malcontents who like to think in terms of the Constitution. We aren’t a bunch of radicals that love to wave our American Flag. We aren’t just an assemblage of patriots who seek to ‘take over America’.

    We aren’t people who jump through hoops to ‘make you’ do anything. We aren’t ‘members of the Taliban’ as Congressman Grayson accused us of being. We aren’t Nazis, Communists, or Marxists who wish to destroy America. We aren’t ‘government takers’, who haven’t earned our Social Security and
    Medicare. We aren’t rabid Union Members who seek to destroy our
    children’s education. We aren’t just a bunch of old, racist, white people.

    We aren’t any of those things. We are the backbone of America. We are of the working class and past Veterans and retirees who get up every morning with a tear in our eye, pining for the impending loss of our American way of
    life, as we watch others who seek to destroy it, soak our airwaves and
    social media outlets with filth and flimsy promises of ‘a better social
    experiment’. We are members of a ‘finer’ set of Americans, identified by the Chuck Shumers as ‘radical, right-wing, extremeist, Tea Partiers..

    Don’t look for some ‘badge’, or T-Shirt identifying us, because we
    exist in the place you’d never think to look; your mind and your heart. We cannot
    be destroyed, defeated, or conquered; for we are a legion of believers
    in America.. . …..and you can’t take that away.

    • jerseymark

      Wonderful comment

      • JanuaryRose

        He’s good. Lots of pepper. lol

    • hope4palins

      Beautiful. Thank you for writing this.

  • alohasteve

    Video – World’s Fastest Car: 270.49 mph Hennessey Venom GT

    http://commoncts.blogspot.com/2014/02/video-worlds-fastest-car-27049-mph.html

    • JanuaryRose

      That would be fun on an L.A. freeway.

  • BermudaBob

    I would love to attend as the venue is only 25 minutes away. Not in the cards for this year. :-(

  • little sister

    G’Morning everybody!
    I am new here, so I am looking forward to meeting all conservatives on this blog!
    Was blogging on Gretawire, but it has a lot of filth and jackers here lately, I decided to move to a blog that doesn’t allow such things!

    • c4pfan

      Hello! Welcome and wish I could post from work, so I will try and catch up later!

      • little sister

        Okie dokie! :)

    • JanuaryRose

      You came to the right place. Welcome.

    • dave7777

      Have you voted yet?

      • Candy

        I am going to vote this week…..Wed or Thurs

    • jester2939

      Howdy!

    • suehimel

      Good morning and welcome. This site has lots of good conservatives many of whom are activists. You’ll enjoy it here.

  • stlouisix

    And now the truth as opposed to the serial sociopathic lying free America killing rot of the Obamunists!

    ————————————–

    Obamacare’s Dumping Ground
    Posted By Amy Payne On February 25, 2014 @ 6:30 am In Capitol Hill,Front Page,Obamacare
    http://blog.heritage.org/2014/02/25/obamacares-dumping-ground/

    If President Obama—or anyone else—is expecting that Medicaid will be Obamacare’s salvation, look elsewhere.

    The president said last week that “We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion.”

    But even The Washington Post’s “fact checker” gave President Obama four Pinocchios [1] for that statement (and said the enrollment numbers are iffy as well).

    The Post says President Obama “seems to be falling into the same trap as other Democrats, and some reporters, by assuming that everyone in the Medicaid list is getting health insurance for the first time because of the Affordable Care Act.”

    And this misconception—saving the uninsured—isn’t the only one keeping Americans from the truth about this part of Obamacare’s plan, which actually dumps millions of people into a failing program.

    >>> MORE: 10 Myths About the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion [2]

    Two big problems [2] with expanding Medicaid:

    States have to trust the federal government to keep its funding promise. Not exactly a great basis for such a costly undertaking—and states can’t afford to be left with the tab for the portion Washington was supposed to pay.

    Medicaid is not good quality health coverage. As Heritage’s Alyene Senger notes [2], “Research has consistently shown that Medicaid produces worse access and health outcomes than private insurance.” That shows a program that desperately needs fixing [3] for the people it already serves—not one that’s ready to welcome in millions more.

    Medicaid was supposed to help the needy and vulnerable—those Heritage expert Edmund Haislmaier describes as having “little if any ability to improve their circumstances on their own.” Obamacare twists it to take on an entirely different group of people.

    Haislmaier recently testified to Arkansas lawmakers:

    In contrast, the expansion population consists of able-bodied adults, who are neither vulnerable, nor dependent, nor incapable of bettering their current circumstances. Indeed, nearly three-quarters of them do not have dependent children, meaning that while their incomes may be low, no one else depends on their income and they do not have any child-rearing responsibilities that might affect their ability to work full-time.

    An analysis for the state of Utah by the Foundation for Government Accountability and the Sutherland Institute similarly warns [4] that the Medicaid expansion “will ultimately create a two-tiered system of care, where able-bodied adults are prioritized over the truly needy.”

    Needy Americans who depend on Medicaid deserve a reformed program that can serve them better. And those who are able to work, but need affordable coverage, deserve better than being dumped into this failing system.

    Despite its encroaching mandates and rules, Obamacare is not the only option for states when it comes to their population in need of affordable coverage. States have the opportunity to create patient-centered solutions [3] that would give people a much better value.

    Article printed from The Foundry: Conservative Policy News from The Heritage Foundation: http://blog.heritage.org

    URL to article: http://blog.heritage.org/2014/02/25/obamacares-dumping-ground/

    URLs in this post:

    [1] four Pinocchios: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2014/02/24/obamas-claim-that-7-million-got-access-to-health-care-for-the-first-time-because-of-obamacares-medicaid-expansion/

    [2] >>> MORE: 10 Myths About the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/04/24/10-myths-about-the-obamacare-medicaid-expansion/

    [3] desperately needs fixing: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2013/03/why-the-obamacare-medicaid-expansion-is-bad-for-taxpayers-and-patients

    [4] warns: http://sutherlandinstitute.org/blog/why-medicaid-expansion-will-hurt-utahs-most-vulnerable/

    ————————————–

    10 Myths About the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion
    Posted By Alyene Senger On April 24, 2013 @ 3:50 pm In Featured,Obamacare
    http://blog.heritage.org/2013/04/24/10-myths-about-the-obamacare-medicaid-expansion/

    As Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion is being debated in the states, many myths are being perpetuated by its advocates. Here, Heritage provides the research to debunk such myths:

    1. Myth: Expanding Medicaid is “free money” for the states.

    Reality: [1] The expansion adds an estimated $638 billion in new government spending from 2013–2023. New spending at the federal or state level is reckless in light of the country’s trillion dollar budget deficits and over $16 trillion in national debt. As Governor Rick Perry (R–TX) stated [2], “[T]here is no such thing as ‘free’ money. We know there’s only money that’s collected from taxpayers, and money borrowed from other countries like China against the good credit of our children and grandchildren.”

    2. Myth: Expanding Medicaid will entail little to no costs to the states.

    Reality: [3] Within three years, costs would exceed any projected savings. Heritage research shows 40 of 50 states would see increases in costs due the Medicaid expansion. If all states expand, state spending on Medicaid would increase by an estimated $41 billion by 2022.

    3. Myth: Medicaid expansion can bring savings to the states.

    Reality [4]: Analysis by Heritage shows that by 2022 any projected state savings are dwarfed by costs. Moreover, these projected savings assume states will further reduce payments to hospitals and clinics for uncompensated care. But, as Heritage’s Ed Haislmaier points out, it is more likely that hospitals will lobby state legislatures for more money rather than less.

    4. Myth: States can opt out of the Medicaid expansion if they change their mind later.

    Reality: [5] Some proponents of the expansion claim that states could drop out of the expansion if the federal government reneges on its commitments. But as legal experts Robert Alt and Dan Greenberg state, “[I]n fact, there is substantial reason to believe that when a state chooses Medicaid expansion, it is something like a decision to go down a one-way street” and that “legislators are mistaken to ignore the possibility that expansion cannot be abandoned as easily as it was entered.”

    5. Myth: States can circumvent Medicaid requirements for the expansion population.

    Reality: [6] In its recent Frequently Asked Question [7]s, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) clearly states that beneficiaries under any premium support arrangement would still be Medicaid beneficiaries, “entitled to all benefits and cost-sharing protections,” and that states must provide “wrap around” to fill in any gaps. As Ed Haislmaier has pointed out, “[A]ny state that agrees to the Medicaid expansion will get exactly what the term expansion implies: simply a bigger version of the same expensive and dysfunctional program.”

    6. Myth: States must act quickly before Obamacare cuts hospital payments.

    Reality [8]: Hospitals are pushing states to expand Medicaid coverage because Obamacare is going to reduce their payments for uncompensated care by $56 billion over 10 years. However, the President’s latest budget proposes delaying the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment reductions until 2015, which raises questions over the future of the cuts. But regardless, as Heritage’s Nina Owcharenko points out, “[m]aybe it is time for the states to tell the hospitals to shift their attention to the real problem: Obamacare.”

    7. Myth: Hospitals will go out of business if states do not expand Medicaid coverage.

    Reality: [9] Hospitals have been lobbying hard on the idea that without expansion, the Obamacare uncompensated care payment cuts will be unsustainable for their business. But according to Ohio Media Trackers, about 80 percent of Ohio hospitals would still net millions in profits if their charity care was cut.

    8. Myth: States can trust the federal government to keep its funding promises.

    Reality: [10] “Although Obamacare stipulates the federal government will pay at least 90 percent of the benefit costs of the Medicaid expansion,” Heritage explains, “state lawmakers have no guarantee future Congresses will keep that promise.” In fact, the Obama Administration has already proposed changing the deal in its fiscal year 2013 budget proposal [11].

    9. Myth: Medicaid expansion will help low-income workers out of poverty.

    Reality: [12] Medicaid expansion actually locks low-income workers in poverty because of its backward incentives that discourage work. As Dan Greenberg explains for Advance Arkansas, “[E]mployees who earn too much money—or who work too many hours—face a set of unpleasant choices. They can quit. They can work fewer hours. They can decline raises. Realistically, a large number of employees who face such choices will opt to preserve Medicaid coverage by reducing the hours they legally work.”

    10. Myth: Medicaid is quality health coverage.

    Reality: [13] Research has consistently shown that Medicaid produces worse access and health outcomes than private insurance. As Heritage’s Kevin Dayaratna writes, “By further expanding this broken program, Obamacare only exacerbates the situation by adding millions of low-income Americans to a failing program.”

    Article printed from The Foundry: Conservative Policy News from The Heritage Foundation: http://blog.heritage.org

    URL to article: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/04/24/10-myths-about-the-obamacare-medicaid-expansion/

    URLs in this post:

    [1] Reality:: http://cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/43900_ACAInsuranceCoverageEffects.pdf

    [2] stated: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/18317/

    [3] Reality:: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/08/medicaid-expansion-will-become-more-costly-to-states

    [4] Reality: http://www.heritage.org/research/commentary/2012/09/deconstructing-state-savings-from-expanding-medicaid

    [5] Reality:: http://www.advancearkansas.org/advance-arkansas-institute/2013/4/16/can-arkansas-escape-from-medicaid-expansion-if-the-federal-g.html

    [6] Reality:: http://blog.heritage.org/2013/04/03/administration-rules-out-deals-on-medicaid-expansion/

    [7] Frequently Asked Question: http://medicaid.gov/State-Resource-Center/FAQ-Medicaid-and-CHIP-Affordable-Care-Act-ACA-Implementation/Downloads/FAQ-03-29-13-Premium-Assistance.pdf

    [8] Reality: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/345604/obama-offers-one-more-reason-states-shouldnt-rush-expand-medicaid-nina-owcharenko

    [9] Reality:: http://ohio.mediatrackers.org/2013/03/11/ohio-hospitals-net-millions-without-charity-care-funding/

    [10] Reality:: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/09/state-lawmakers-guide-to-evaluating-medicaid-expansion-projections

    [11] budget proposal: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/budget/fy2013/assets/ccs.pdf

    [12] Reality:: http://www.advancearkansas.org/storage/privateoption.web.pdf

    [13] Reality:: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/11/studies-show-medicaid-patients-have-worse-access-and-outcomes-than-the-privately-insured

    • c4pfan

      He wants this country to be another Venezuela.

      • JanuaryRose

        I ain’t no Venezuelan.

        • toughluck2

          But I am.. and I am in tears over the whole thing.

          It was not done by a coup, but legally through vote, by incrementally increasing the power of the government and the ‘executive power’ of the top guy in charge.

          People are so stupid. We all need to wake up.

          Please..please.. please God, don’t let it happen here.

          "If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will of course frantically try to clamber out. But if you place it gently in a pot of tepid water and turn the heat on low, it will float there quite placidly. As the water gradually heats up, the frog will sink into a tranquil stupor, exactly like one of us in a hot bath, and before long, with a smile on its face, it will unresistingly allow itself to be boiled to death."

          • JanuaryRose

            I’m so sorry. I didn’t know.

            Americans are different. I guess we will see just how different.

            Pray! That’s what I’m doing. God bless you.

  • little sister

    Obama Schedule || Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    11:30 am || Meets with Speaker Boehner
    3:05 pm || Delivers remarks on manufacturing innovation institutes; The East Room
    6:05 pm || Delivers remarks at the National Organizing Summit; Washington
    7:10 pm || Delivers remarks and answers questions at an Organizing for Action dinner; Washington

    All times Eastern
    Live of White House briefing at 12:45 pm

    • eelet

      Morn’ Tex-Mate!. . …

      • little sister

        G’Morning Texmate!
        Didn’t know if I was on the right blog or not!
        LOL
        Looks like it is dead in here this am

        • eelet

          Yep .. ..found this last nite after Don posted it. Quite, reserved and non-porno.. .What a relief.

          • little sister

            absolutely!
            I don’t know rather or not I will be going back to Greta’s.
            BTW, did they change the move from March 1st to today, Don didn’t make it clear to me when he posted to me last night!

            • eelet

              I heard march 1st. .. ..but we beat ‘em to the punch.. .LOL

              • little sister

                We sure did!
                Think I am going to just stay here for now!
                Have to get ready to go to the doctor, so will catch up with you later my friend! :)

                • eelet

                  OK… ..tell your doctor you want a ‘real’ exam, not a O’care one. ….LOL…

                  • little sister

                    for SURE!
                    lol
                    Later!

          • JanuaryRose

            Porno? Oh geez. How disgusting. It’s why I left that place years ago.

            • eelet

              It’s got really bad..I have been there since Jan ’09 and since O got elected it’s just turned into a sewer.. ..

              • JanuaryRose

                I couldn’t take it. It upset me that Greta let it happen.

        • JanuaryRose

          Nah, not dead, just resting.

          Trust me–C4P beats the troll hell you came from.

          • little sister

            I believe ya!
            Nice to meet you JanuaryRose! :)

            • JanuaryRose

              You, too. This is a great blog. Smart, honorable people who support Sarah Palin.

              If we had known you were coming we would have prepared a welcome for you. :)

      • JanuaryRose

        Do you sleep?

        • eelet

          Yes.. .I got 4 hours; isn’t that enough?. .. LOL…

          • JanuaryRose

            No. But carry on.

            Welcome.

            • eelet

              Those of us who are new here aren’t up to snuff on what, or how the blog is operated; so we will just have to wing it until we see how you folks operate. …Thank you.. .

              • JanuaryRose

                No prob. No porn that’s for sure!

          • c4pfan

            No! That’s nothing! LOL

            • eelet

              I’ll nap this PM. .. ..my manly beauty sleep is a waste, so I just fake it!. . … .LOL. …

    • c4pfan

      Thanks for the info!

      • little sister

        anythime c4pfan, my pleasure! :)

        • c4pfan

          Who the heck is the Organization for Action?

          • eelet

            A Liberal think tank to beat conservatives.

            • little sister

              thanks for the answer!
              Figures!

            • c4pfan

              I’m sure his conversation with Boehner will give him some ideas to give!

            • JanuaryRose

              Soros. Astroturf.

    • eelet

      Wonder why he isn’t meeting for a Tea Party Congress Dinner? You mean our taxes are being spent for a Liberal group, but not a conservative one? I want my taxes back!

    • hrh40

      The only time he takes questions is at one of his many fundraising organizations.

  • c4pfan

    I forgot about Obama going to those states and doing another ‘private/gov’ partnership crap…another Solyndra pay back.

  • Ron Brown

    For the McConnell supporters, Drew asks the tough question:
    The real question is, will the people who claim to want to change the
    culture in DC and the country at large be willing to accept a few rough
    edges from their candidates or will they continue to insist on the
    conformity of the professional political class? You can’t have both, so
    be careful how you answer.

    My question: Are we just a bunch of lip service, or are we really willing to fight for the conservative cause?

    http://drewmusings.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/the-strange-line-between-whats-politically-acceptable-and-unacceptable-bevin-and-wolf-edition/

    • c4pfan

      I agree 100%. McConnell needs to go already. He brings nothing to the table.

    • eelet

      What rough edges? From Conservatives who aren’t part of the DC establishment? .. .. .That’s the problem today; there are nothing but professional politicians in Washington that have to maintain their own position; not to be there for Americans!. .. .What a crazy idea; being there for the country’s sake…How ridiculous!. . ..(laffin at that notion)

      • Ron Brown

        The rough edges as defined by the GOPe. If a conservative challenger goes up against an entrenched professional politician they are going to come under severe attack. But that attack is not from the opposition party, it is from the GOPe.

        No one understands this more that Sarah Palin. Her efforts to support the conservative cause takes on more flak from her own party than from the opposition party. Why is that? Might it be that there are many progressives in the GOP?

        • eelet

          The Rovers need to realize that the GOP needs us more than ‘we’ need them. Some 66% of the Republican Party are Conservatives, (the fringe as they say) and 15% of those who vote Republican are Independents. .. .. ..Old habits are hard to break for a ‘entrenched statist’.. ..whose only job is to get re-elected.. . ..The GOP, (I totally agree with Sarah here), does not define Republicans, it only defines what the status quo has been for them all along.

          Are there Progressives in the Republican Party? Just see who all belong to the CFR, Bilderbergs, Tri-Lateral Commission and Globalists to find out.. …About 30%…

          • hope4palins

            Last I heard, the number of people nationally who identify with the Republican Party is around 25%. That does not bode well for their future. It’s ironic that the Establishment feels that they are in total control of the Party and can shut us out. There are opinions that say that they want us to leave so that they can build a "new" base consisting of a sizable number of Hispanic voters and Independents. Since it is a statistical fact that after the Amnesty of "86 the GOP share of the Hispanic vote actually declined in ’88; also that a large percentage of Independents ar former Republicans; that Romney won the independent vote and still lost the election; given those facts, I am totally puzzled as to how their plan will succeed. Answer is, it won’t, and whether we defeat them now or the Dem Statists defeat them for the third time in a row in ’16, they are politically doomed.

            I just hope that Gov. Palin’s plan to reform the Party from within works. Imho the upcoming primary elections and the results of the elections this Fall are even more important than the ’16 election cycle. If we win big this Fall we have a real shot in 2016; if the status stays "quo" it won’t matter who runs, the Statists will win because the gopE candidates almost always lose to them. Just my opinion.

        • lanahi

          The "progressives" took over the Democrat party. They are successfully doing the same to the Republican party. Get the top dogs out to make room at the top for Cruz, Lee, Gomert, etc.

      • Rightmindedmom

        OK, for you new Texans (welcome, BTW) here’s how we C4Peeps roll: GOPe is the GOP establishment — all the political consultants that Sarah loathes, and all the politicians that go-with-the-flow like John Boehner, John McCain (sadly because he’s the one that introduced Sarah to the national stage), all Bushes, Mitch McConnel and the like. Just a vocabulary lesson there…:-)
        Mom in Wisconsin

    • golfmom3

      There are no McConnell supporters here that I know. I do not support McConnell but I know too much about Bevin to support a closet Progressive who will continue to attempt more damage to our Constitution — of which he has little intentional knowledge. The Democrat, Alison Lundergan Grimes, owes everything to the most Leftist institutions in this country. That leaves an awful choice but one that must be made by responsible KENTUCKY citizens.

      I would throw back your question at those who reflexively yell, "Ditch Mitch!". You might not know, but McConnell has an 80% agreement rating by the Heritage Foundation and a 76% agreement rating by FreedomWorks — ratings that exceed many other Senators who get by with no comment. The question itself is loaded with prejudice. Who REALLY is the core conservative with rough edges? Is the other guy a core progressive with rough Tea Party claims around the edges?

      This is a blindspot for folks identifying as Tea Party. It sounds great and radical to "Throw them all out" BUT who replaces the bums? Dumber bums? Deceitful bums? It is not enough to just axe a name and face you don’t like — YOU NEED TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE SUPPORTING. And very few people at C4P have bothered to do their research before opining. Very few live in Kentucky, so that’s fine. You’ve got a lot of other things to think about. Just don’t discount or smear serious research and knowledge about a state race from those who know what is going on in a state just because personal-agenda-driven Glen Beck and Matt Hoskins tell you to.

      • JanuaryRose

        You know we’re not braindead drones who follow Glenn Beck! Geez.

        • golfmom3

          Okay, Glen Beck has no influence here. Tell me what you know without the chatter of Beck and Hoskins.
          Honestly, what do you know about Matt Bevin and his platform? What is his platform?

          What do you know about Matt Bevin’s background? Not his photogenic family but his background — where did he come from, what are his values, what political deals shaped his current activities?

          He does not know his Constitution. He sucked up to Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to get public money to rebuild his family’s privately owned bell company despite the fact that he had the personal wherewithal to do it himself! This letter to investors is no small issue. Bevin thinks he’s a chameleon and can change colors whenever it’s necessary and to his advantage. We don’t need anymore carpetbaggers glomming onto the Tea Party brand and then telling us they voted Progressive "because it was the right thing to do."

          I know Mitch McConnell bends when he should stand tall, but I know where his roots are. I know he votes more conservative than the average Senate Republican by a lot. The average R legislator averages a 66% rating.

          Here’s Heritage’s Scorecard for the KY scoundrels:

          Rand Paul (R) 96%
          Thomas Massie (R) 81%
          Mitch McConnell (R) 80%
          Andy Barr (R) 67%
          Brett Guthrie (R) 66%
          Ed Whitfield (R) 47%
          Hal Rogers (R) 46%
          John Yarmuth (D) 16%
          http://www.heritageactionscorecard.com//state/state/ky

          Did you know that Blevin had the chance to run against Yarmuth in 2012 and turned it down because he said it "would too devisive"??? Huh?

          BEVIN IS NOT WHO YOU THINK HE IS, and McConnell is not who you think he is either. If y’all decide to move back to the homeplace ;-D, you’ll get some learnin’. It’s jus’ livin’ in Cali loses you some perspective on the situation. Yur still a good patriot — bless yur heart!

          http://www.heritageactionscorecard.com//state/state/ky

          • JanuaryRose

            I understand. Like I said before–I want to see what Sarah does. No way am I going to get into a fracas with a good friend like you!

            You can’t make me!!

            • golfmom3

              Dang! Who doesn’t like a good fuss!

              • JanuaryRose

                Rather have a few drinks with you, girl!

      • lanahi

        While I don’t want any more phony conservatives in congress, I also think we need to throw the GOPe LEADERSHIP out to make room for conservatives in the leading positions, like Cruz and Lee. It’s the LEADERSHIP that keeps the power in congress. Cut off the head and the rest of the body dies. If we take over the senate, we don’t want a RINO majority leader.

        • golfmom3

          Agreed. Exactly.

        • Ron Brown

          These primary fights do trouble me. I can certainly appreciate golfmom’s concerns. We don’t want to replace bad with worse. Must admit that I’m totally disgusted with McConnell and must admit that may be clouding my judgement to some degree about Bevin.

          However, I do know how bad McConnell is, and beating him in the primary would send a message to these cowards.

          Golfmom made a point in another post about McConnell’s voting record. I understand how these jokers try to pad their voting records. He tried to pad his voting record on the debt ceiling until Senator Cruz smoked his lying backside out. I’m sick of these professional politicians.

  • c4pfan

    Will be listening to Peter Boyles this morning to see if there’s more info about the head of the Denver Police Dept writing an op ed for the NYT of all places suddenly all alarmed about singletary confinement needs to go.

  • c4pfan

    How is Barnibus and VG? OK?

    • JanuaryRose

      Who is Barnibus?

      • c4pfan

        A poster here and at Palin4America. He usually posts early in the morning with great insight. He and VG and ZH put up a lot of reminders and uplifting posts.

        • JanuaryRose

          I haven’t seen him here often.

          • http://www.polination.wordpress.com Ting

            I think that c4pfan might be referring to Brianus – a typo maybe??

            • JanuaryRose

              More than a typo! You may be right. Thank you.

        • jester2939

          Brianus?

          • JanuaryRose

            lol

            Hi Jes! I see your girl is doing great. Congratulations!!

            • jester2939

              Thanks!
              We’re doing everything we can for Katrina. But I’m SOOOO tired this morning, JRose……standing in the cold for 5 hours yesterday without gloves and proper shoes has left me with a runny nose this morning.

              I’m packing boots, gloves, a warm coat to change into after work today. That polling place is a gold mine – very busy and many people are willing to talk to us and look at our literature.

              • JanuaryRose

                You poor thing! Take care of yourself; you’re doing great.

                I donated to Katrina’s campaign last week. Several C4P peeps did. Good luck.

                • jester2939

                  I saw that many people here have donated. Thank you JRose, and thank you all SO much!!! We’ve been able to mail out some great fliers that show Pete’s voting record and it is footnoted. No attacks; only facts. It’s been quite effective. We also have a graph showing Pete’s conservative ratings declining since 2010 – I use this when I go door to door. This week Katrina is very excited about her Obamacare mailer that’s going out. Many prominent doctors in Dallas are quoted in it. It’s the donations that make all of this possible.
                  ;-D

                  • JanuaryRose

                    And great people like you!

        • senator20526

          Do you mean Brianus?

  • little sister

    Gotta go everybody!
    Catch up with you good people late!
    Have a Blessed day!
    keep the trolls out,
    They may follow us over here
    Im’ gone *Poof!

    • c4pfan

      See ya!

    • JanuaryRose

      You too!

  • CBDenver

    Another great article by Richard Fernandez about the diminishing power of the federal government:

    http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2014/02/20/making-things-work-is-a-revolutionary-act/

    "But there’s another reason why counterproposals are springing up like mushrooms. As the Obama administration runs into more difficulties, both
    internationally and domestically, it will no longer be possible to
    simply choose between criticizing or supporting a given political line.
    With Washington DC imploding and declining in relative importance, it
    is no longer the defining attractor it used to be. Once the only thing
    that mattered was “whose side are you on?” But that was back when DC was
    the center of the universe."

    "Now it’s just Lost in Space. The press of problems means that it is
    no longer possible to stand around like peons waiting for a new king to
    be proclaimed. People will have to do something in the meantime because bills are due next month or maybe the dam is bust right now and you’ve either got to run or drown."

    "This is likely to take the form of formerly passive institutions
    reluctantly assuming the initiative for things. It’s happening already.
    Overseas, American allies are making their own arrangements in the face
    of Washington’s abdication. Japan, Australia, the EU are all flexing
    their puny muscles because Obama is out playing golf and talking to
    himself in front of murals of the Sun Man. It’s necessity."

    The statement "this is likely to take the form of formerly passive institutions
    reluctantly assuming the initiative for things" is key. In our country those "formerly passive institutions" are families, voluntary community organizations, churches and the like as well as State and local government. What is needed is to encourage people to actually believe they can participate in running their own lives. This is the opposite of the progressive view that the "experts" know best and the rest of us have to wait to be saved by the Federal government.

    If only someone had a TV show highlighting people with an active, outdoors lifestyle and a "can-do" attitude to encourage people to believe in themselves.

    • eelet

      Nice post. .. assuming however that Obama is succeeding in dis-empowering America to fight back. Chaos in DC is starting. People with no clue as to how to dig out from under the mess this Admin has stirred up. But, we can all sit back and enjoy "a TV show highlighting people with an active, outdoors lifestyle and a
      "can-do" attitude to encourage people to believe in themselves", like Duck Dynasty.. …erm.

      • CBDenver

        It has nothing to do with "fighting back". There is no need to "fight back" against a collapsed federal government. The federal government’s power lies in the fact it is able to borrow and spend money. When that ends, which is soon, the federal government collapses and becomes a paper tiger. Then you and I have to do for ourselves. Apparently you don’t get it. DId you come here to be a sh*t-stirrer?

        • JanuaryRose

          He’s a good guy.

          • MaMcGriz

            I agree. However, he’s also a NEW guy, who, by his own admission and as suggested by some of his posts, doesn’t yet have the lay of the land here at c4p.

            • JanuaryRose

              I understand. He’s a little rough but his heart is in the right place.

              I was wondering where you were. I got lost!

      • MaMcGriz

        He’s referring to Governor Palin’s upcoming series, wherein she does those very things as she continues her relentless push forward as one of America’s true, de facto leaders.

        And there are several DD fans here, including Governor Palin.

  • eelet

    Oh, wow..just wow!

    Gun confiscations is one step closer in Connecticut. The mainstream
    media spins it as “one more chance” for non-compliant gun owners who
    failed to register their scary guns before the January 1 deadline.

    In reality, these letters – 106 to rifle owners, and 108 more to
    residents with standard capacity magazines – are the first step in the
    Connecticut State Police beginning to round up guns arbitrarily made
    illegal last year in that state. These guns include America’s favorite
    rifle, the AR-15 and magazines over 10 rounds, which include the
    standard capacity magazines made for that America’s favorite rifle.

    Failure to register is now a felony now in Connecticut. How long will
    it be before there is bloodshed over this law? We’re not sure, but
    we’re confident it is coming unless the law is rescinded or struck down
    by the courts.

    http://freerepublic.com/focus/

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