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The Brilliance of Sarah Palin for VP

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 04:43 PM
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Sure would be interesting to know what Bill Clinton thinks of Palin.
What do you think?




posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 04:44 PM
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After seeing this photo at Huffington post I gotta admit she is a compelling figure! Brilliant...well...maybe so. To Mopus you are right I am going to vote for the white half
of Barack Obama






posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:19 PM
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HOLY SMOKES!
I nearly fell off my chair when I saw that pic.
No wonder the Libs really hate her.

Edit: This is why the libs keep shooting themselves in the foot by releasing pictures like this. If they really want to do some damage to the cons, they need to find a similar picture of McDaddyCain holding his gun.

[edit on 3-9-2008 by Alxandro]



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:50 PM
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They picked her because nobody else is going to wast there time running with McCain, and she makes a great patsy for the RNC losing. Watching Bush's RNC speech last night was like watching a bad sitcom with cheering and clapping in lue of laughing. I was just waiting for the curtain to fall and expose the Wizard of OZ. what a fake staged JOKE. LOL ADL Who you voting for?
Worst or Worser, Good COP or Bad COP, But they are still a COP. You voters make me laugh like your going to change anything. wake up people time to disengage from them.

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:54 PM
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Originally posted by Leo Strauss
After seeing this photo at Huffington post I gotta admit she is a compelling figure!



It is probably a doctored photo... but regardless, it is AWESOME! And what catches your eye? I'll be damned if that mother of five has NO STRETCHMARKS and an incredible figure. It will only endear her more to the conservative base. It may even increase sales of American flag bikinis and rifles.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 06:31 PM
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At no point did I state that I would not share a fox hole with the senator from Arizona. I watched him get off the plane when he returned to the world. I fully understand the grit of the man and that he will do what he feels is right.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 06:38 PM
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Its photoshopped. Its just her head and face from the following photo mirrored and tacked onto a different image.

Image



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 06:59 PM
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I'm glad it's doctored that means that there is yet another attractive Family lady with a rifle out by the pool somewhere.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 07:02 PM
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Fair enough



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 08:04 PM
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Originally posted by mopusvindictus
I'm glad it's doctored that means that there is yet another attractive Family lady with a rifle out by the pool somewhere.


That's a matter of opinion.

Snopes has the original image

For my part...no.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 09:03 PM
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I see the name/label application nitwits are on line - on both sides! How about some reasoned comments/arguments from each sides instead. Actually both Veep selections were brilliant! As an ex-Republican(cured by the last 8 years since Bush was nominated)I might well vote for Obama because of Biden! But not for McCain. Advanced age and Nepotism(Palin) are a BAD combination for the Great Empire that isn't...



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 11:06 PM
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I think it is awesome, I've never been that excited about McCain, only just...more so than Obama. But this Palin lady, I love her, I love everything about her, she represents the average American like no other. And she is tuff, I loved how she mocked Obama and what a joke he really is.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 11:24 PM
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Originally posted by savagediver

I think the reasoning behind saying it is an insult to women is the fact that she was pulled out from underneath the hat seemingly from nowhere in an attempt to get the disgruntled Hillary supporters.This would make anyone with any reasoning skills whatsoever ask........does he think women are so stupid that they are gonna vote for him just because he threw a woman on the ticket??? It seems fairly transparent , especially when there are more experienced females and males out there in the republican pool to have picked from.



Um.... no.

Tonight Sarah Palin just showed everybody how brilliant McCain was to pick her as VP. Along with everything else I already mentioned, Palin totally kicks ass.

You know, not in an Ivy League lawyer being on the debate team sort of way. But in the Pittsburgh Steeler fan sort of way. I remember a couple of years ago a fan ran onto the field at a Steelers/Browns game and one of the Steelers picked the guy up and just planted him headfirst into the turf -then layed on him until the security came.

That is what Sarah Palin just did tonight to Obama -planted him head first in the turf. She is the best VP McCain could have picked, man or woman.



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 11:35 PM
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Absolutely, even the democratic lap dogs from CNN were admitting that now they see why he picked her and that she really is that good. I know they were biting their tongues the whole while too. She is perfect. And her being a women probably was a factor in her choice just as Obama being black has been a factor in his campaign. If you've ever read the Art of War you would understand why they picked her. This whole "she's a women, thus a gimmick" thing is temporary at best. She is a trump card that will benefit McCain greatly in the end.

BTW she isn't "just a women", she is a great American women.



posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 12:33 AM
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Before you guys rip me up too bad I want to say I have been a registered republican ever since 1982.I have stated this before.I have not changed my affiliate as I have tried to hold out hope for the party.I have however been voting for the democratic presidential canditate ever since reagan.I really now wish there were another option on the table.....the 2 party system is getting very stale.One of the main reasons I have strayed away from and have forsaken the gop is the acidic tone and down right mean spirited outlook of so many of my fellow party members.The "little" and "ignorant" nobodies that you have spoke of mopus are people too.I would like to see how your world would operate without the ones you hate so much and degrade with your comments about working at wendys , walmart, sear's, etc.I applaud your successes and your hard work ethics but, your comment about the smart finding a way to beat the system just smacks of what I have grown to loathe of our party.I get tired of hearing some people whine for more when I know they could do better for themselves too, but I really dislike the arrogance and sense of superiority that some people show just because they make more money and pay more taxes.If making more money and paying a higher tax bracket isnt working for you just make less.I am sure there is a way for you to "beat" the system.


Here is a quote from one of your rants:


"That is REPERATIONS without the name being stated... and I don't come from a southern slave family, my family came here in 1911, fleeing Jewish persecution (which I deal with Jew Racism everyday) and don't blame political parties ask for a free ride or become a socialist to cope with "

Have you seen this article???? www.politico.com...


I noticed in that one post that you seem very much to equate ones monetary worth with education and intelligence.This is another problem I have with our party.I am not against wealth or having as much money as one can make , but it does not solely equate to intelligence.

I think there are way too many people on both sides wound way to tight.I hope palin does turn out ok and if McCain and she win I hope they will do well for our country , but I for one dont feel like she is ready to be a heartbeat away from being president and once again I just dont think I can make myself vote for our party on the national level.

Take it from me , dont get so worked up about it.....no matter who wins you will still have your money, your guns, and your sense of supioroirty.




posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 02:31 AM
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Seems to me like Palin is just another Flip-Floppin politician with her eyes on a prize

Pallin loves the Pork

There are also these examples of why Pallin might not be as shiny as she looks


But questions have also swirled about her supposed reformist image following reports that Palin sought pork-barrel projects for her city and state.

She also accepted at least $4,500 US in campaign contributions in the same fundraising scheme at the centre of a public corruption scandal that led to the indictment of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens. The contributions were not illegal for her to accept.

A Republican-dominated legislative committee is also investigating whether Palin dismissed Walt Monegan, her state's public safety commissioner, after he allegedly refused to fire a state trooper who had divorced Palin's sister.


Source



posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 05:18 AM
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Did I ever tell you about the time Sarah Palin went hunting? Palin decides she's going to hunt down all four of the Banana Splits. She stalks and kills every one of them with a machete. They all begged for their lives...except Fleegle.

AND

She once punched a hole in a cow just to see who was coming up the road.

All true!

[edit on 9/4/2008 by schrodingers dog]



posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 06:17 AM
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Originally posted by savagediver
Before you guys rip me up too bad I want to say I have been a registered republican ever since 1982... I would like to see how your world would operate without the ones you hate so much and degrade with your comments about working at wendys , walmart, sear's, etc...no matter who wins you will still have your money, your guns, and your sense of supioroirty.


Wow... Johny on the spot joins ATS in the last few days pretending to speak for the "old conservatives." You just don't get it, and you quoted mopusvindictus out of context. Go troll somewhere else.



posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 06:41 AM
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In reference to the topic, looks like Sarah did a great job tonight. I saw some highlights, and there is no doubt the girl can deliver a joke, and in this election, that might be the most important ability. Obviously she is comfortable in the spot light, and for someone so new to the national spotlight, who has been savaged by the media the way she has been attacked, she performed awesomely. Anyone who isn't impressed must be chewing on some very sour grapes.

It will be very interesting to see what the polls do. My money says that McCain pulls ahead this weekend, and Obama is toast.



posted on Sep, 4 2008 @ 06:43 AM
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Yeah, I heard she once turned down that guy in the Corona commercial.




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