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Sarah Palin’s Shopping Spree: Yes, There’s More...

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posted on Sep, 1 2010 @ 07:40 PM
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And the next time the US is attacked:

Presidential aide: "Mr President, the Chinese are massing at our borders!"

Obama: "You're kidding me? Quick, warm up the teleprompter and I'll whip out a quick apology. That ought to do the trick! Maybe some b-ball and beer afterwards."

Funny how people take a dump on Palin, yet see no problems with Hitlery Clinton in the newly remodelled Oval Office.


[edit on 1-9-2010 by jerico65]




posted on Sep, 1 2010 @ 09:16 PM
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Originally posted by jerico65
reply to post by boondock-saint
 


And the next time the US is attacked:

Presidential aide: "Mr President, the Chinese are massing at our borders!"

Obama: "You're kidding me? Quick, warm up the teleprompter and I'll whip out a quick apology. That ought to do the trick! Maybe some b-ball and beer afterwards."

Funny how people take a dump on Palin, yet see no problems with Hitlery Clinton in the newly remodelled Oval Office.


...or continue reading a story about a goat.

Really...is this the issue? How about getting back on track.



posted on Sep, 1 2010 @ 09:34 PM
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don't care if she went on a shopping spree or not.

People shop. Thats why they work to get money...so they can buy more crap to put in their house.

I do it. You do it. We all do it.

Why can't Palin?


Now excuse me while i go wash my finger tips for typing out a statement that agree's with a stance that Sarah Palin holds.



posted on Sep, 1 2010 @ 10:48 PM
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The difference is that you don't shop with misappropriated funds. You don't use your local church's donation purse to buy a Ferrari or $5K suit. If Palin wanted to spend her own money on a wardrobe, we could hardly complain or even nitpick, instead she used the RNC's donated funds to do it.

--airspoon



posted on Sep, 1 2010 @ 11:09 PM
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Starting this thread that points out only Sarah Palin means you bought in the "left-right paradigm".


By your logic, we couldn't then point out the falacies of anyone in American politics. Just because someone plays along with the left-right political paradigm, doesn't mean that we are forbidden to expose their wrong-doings, lest we too play into it also. That's kind of absurd and drifting into the two-party paradigm.

--airspoon



posted on Sep, 2 2010 @ 02:23 PM
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As was pointed out, if that's supposed to be the card hat was used then it's BS. Why would anybody would believe anything in VF about a GOPer? They are so far to the left it is ridiculous.


Originally posted by airspoon

Bose headphones. A birthday dress for Bristol. Campaign documents and e-mails reveal the fine print.






In fact, shopping for the Palins involved many campaign staffers: at least eight of the candidate’s aides requested reimbursement for clothing purchases for the Palins that they charged to their personal credit cards. The records of those purchases also reveal that Palin’s later claims—that “we had three days of using clothes that the R.N.C. purchased” (at the Republican National Convention) and that she understood the clothes to have been “loaned to us during the convention”—were completely false. So was the spin of Palin’s campaign spokesperson, who stated on October 22 that “it was always the intent that the clothing go to a charitable purpose after the campaign.” On October 23, in a previously unpublished e-mail (quoted below), Palin wrote that she had no idea the clothes would eventually need to be returned, and suggested that she believed the items were being given to her and her family as gifts. And campaign documents show that, remarkably, the spending continued into October. On the 20th, the day before the clothes-buying sprees were made public, a staffer paid $639.36 for clothes and a coat at Macy’s and Ann Taylor in Reno.


Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
Source: www.vanityfair.com...

It appears as if Palin might have been a little more innocent than what we were made to believe.... At first. While Palin may have been "shocked" at first, it certainly didn't stop her later from taking it all in and going for more. In fact, it didn't stop here from lying in an attempt to cover up this huge shopping spree.

I find it to be kind of telling (and funny if it wasn't so tragic) how Palin was supposedly "sticking up" for the little guy, the guy who just lost his job; his home; his livelihood, yet relished the idea of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on clothes not only for her, but also her family.

If this was her behavior while running for national office, could you imagine that kind of behavior in national office? I'm not saying that Palin's government would be any worse than Obama's, just saying... This should be a good window into the actions of the "choices" who are paraded in front of us. What gets me the most, is that Palin is trying to claim the Tea Party movement and while the charter of this movement is to oust government corruption, she has no qualms with stealing money to put fancy clothes on the backs of her family.

Anyway, I suggest that everyone read the article, as it gives good insight into the attitude of American politics.



--airspoon



posted on Sep, 2 2010 @ 05:20 PM
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Come on dude, do you really think that is the card used? Do you really think they would put a large print of the card on the web, for everyone to see? Come on, your smarter than that, right?

--airspoon



posted on Sep, 2 2010 @ 05:32 PM
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Originally posted by airspoon
Come on dude, do you really think that is the card used? Do you really think they would put a large print of the card on the web, for everyone to see? Come on, your smarter than that, right?


Try buying something off ebay with that card number and see what happens!



posted on Sep, 2 2010 @ 07:42 PM
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OMG I agree with you 100%. It is MORE than obvious that it is just a prop image card to go with the article.

HOW do you people lack the common sense to not realize this? It is SO obvious.



posted on Sep, 2 2010 @ 07:54 PM
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So What.... the Obama's go on vacation after vacation on the tax payer dime
So What... The Democrats are as Dirty as they come... and you Bash Palin for buying cloths...



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