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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    She handled Biden, and Obama now has a record he can't weasel from as he did in 08. Obama has a record of mass economic destruction, incompetence and hostility to America.

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    One thing in favor of sanity is that only 25 percent Palin supporters are knee jerk reactionaries, or as Ed says, psychos...

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Again, it mean something a year from now, we are nowhere near a presidential election, so, at the moment, there is nothing significant going on there.
    then why is everyone talking about it, silly?

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by sokpupet View Post
    Is Palin's Rise Part of God's Plan? | Politics | Vanity Fair
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    Sarah Palin has often suggested that she believes her rise to power is divinely ordained. She is, moreover, the only contemporary American politician whose admirers openly describe her as a modern-day version of a biblical character.

    On the main pro-Palin blog, Conservatives4Palin, many postings contemplate Palin’s resemblance to Queen Esther, the eponymous hero of a short book in the Hebrew Bible. And Palin herself encourages the analogy. This past April, for instance, she told a Christian group in Louisville, Kentucky, that she often reads the book of Esther to her daughter Piper at bedtime.

    Palin seems first to have gotten the idea that she might be a new Esther shortly after being elected governor in 2006, when she asked one of her former pastors for an example of biblical leadership that she could emulate. Quoting scripture, the pastor told Palin that she, like Esther, had “come to the Kingdom for such a time as this.”


    Plus: “Sarah Palin: The Sound and the Fury,” by Michael Joseph Gross;, Gross’s response to critics of the article; and “Sarah Palin’s Shopping Spree: Yes, There’s More. . . .”
    The reference requires some unpacking. Due to her extraordinary beauty, Esther, a Jew, was taken as a wife by the Persian king Ahasuerus. When an adviser named Haman persuaded Ahasuerus to proclaim that all Jews in his kingdom should be killed, Esther’s Jewish cousin Mordecai (who raised her after she was orphaned) told her that she had to persuade the King to spare her people: “For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14)

    A 2008 e-mail obtained exclusively by Vanity Fair, which appears in full below (with its original spelling and punctuation), offers the clearest evidence yet made public of how seriously Palin and her advisers take this analogy. The e-mail was written by Lou Engle, a right-wing pastor and political activist who founded a movement known as the Call, which has coordinated widespread prayer and fasting to protest health-care reform and same-sex marriage. Of the latter, he has said, “What happened to California will release a spirit that is more demonic than Islam, a spirit of lawlessness and anarchy. And a sexual insanity will be unleashed into the Earth.” Engle’s e-mail was sent to Palin as a last-minute exhortation just before she took the stage for her vice-presidential debate against Joseph Biden on October 2, 2008. It is an extraordinary document, referring to legalized abortions as a “holocaust,” and casting Engle in the role of Mordecai to Palin’s Esther. The message was handled by Palin’s advisers with a gravity (subject line: “URGENT Fwd: From Lou Engle – Urgent for Sarah to read...”) that suggests it was a message they knew Palin would want to see.
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    "Fly-over" country voted, and The Donald is now POTUS.

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    When was the last time you ran for anything? Have ever been Governor of a state and then go on to run on a Presidential ticket? No?...I see
    I fail to see what this has to do with anything. But you can believe that "defending this country" means more than sitting in Alaska squaring off with an imaginary Soviet threat over the last few years. Face it, she's the dumbest politician on earth and McCain threw the Presidency away on an unwise gamble. And quitting before her term was up wasn;t only an insult to her dimwitted voters, but very telling of her committment to office. Tell you what...if you like any of these individuals...

    - Pelosie
    - Clinton
    - O'Donnell
    - Palin

    ....then your're a dip**** and may as well vote because they have a pretty dress on.
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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    the dumbest politician on earth, with an able assist from the effete elitist in the white house, has, more than any single person, transformed our entire political landscape

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    This has nothing to do with women..

    I don't really like Clinton's policies, but I think she is extremely intelligent..
    Well, I'd like to think that it doesn't. But witness the representation. Clinton "landed under fire in Bosnia" remember? And Palin defended the nation from imaginary "Soviet threat in Alaska" remember? And Pelosi actually wanted to take all credit for turning Iraq around from our troops and the surge and give it to Iran, remember? A lack of military experience while trying to behave otherwise is the unifying jackassery amongst them. They are a joke. And what can we expect from O'Donnell? Any more words of combat wisdom from yet another idiot in the hopes of fooing people into believing that she has a clue about the real world outside her hair salon and shoe store?

    The nation is full of powerful, intelligent women. Maybe one can run for office. Isn't Oprah free soon?
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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by MSgt View Post
    Face it, she's the dumbest politician on earth and McCain threw the Presidency away on an unwise gamble.
    What's even more scarier is there are so many out who share her off-the-wall views.

    We should change Barnum's... a sucker is born every minute to every second, or maybe even a micro second.

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Run Sarah Run
    <font size=5><b>Its been several weeks since the Vegas shooting.  Its it still "Too Early" or can we start having the conversation about finally doing something about these mass shootings???​</b></font>

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Run Sarah Run
    Faster! faster... The dude with the net is getting closer and closer...

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    Re: Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    What's even more scarier is there are so many out who share her off-the-wall views.
    i know, it's terrifying

    as you say, so many...

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