Sarah Palin: It’s the spending stupid!

***UPDATED WITH SECOND INTERVIEW***

Sarah Palin criticizes Boehner for trying to reinvent the wheel and not sticking with Cut, Cap, and Balance which is why he is having trouble getting enough votes to pass his current plan. But she also criticizes Obama for scaring the American people with this crisis mentality and says he doesn’t understand that we have a spending problem in this country, which prompts her to reiterate: “It’s the spending stupid!”



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UPDATE: Second interview added from her interview on Follow the Money where she points out that Obama is incapable of communicating the right message regarding our impending bankruptcy because he doesn’t understand the principles on which our country was founded:

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Anonymous
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DEFAULT on the Debt! Repudiate (default on) the national debt and start again, just like personal bankruptcy. Inflation, widely acknowledged as inevitable, is an unacceptable penalty. Vladimir Lenin said “The surest way to overthrow an established social order is to debauch its currency.” so I offer this heretical and logical alternative – DEFAULT. You cannot solve a problem till you admit you have one, and dig out its roots – in this case corruption. Politically-connected crooks stole our kids’ heritage just as surely as 1960’s Watts rioters ran out of stores with color televisions. The only difference is the politicians carried gold bars out of Fort Knox and enabled their Ruling Class friends to do likewise. Then they borrowed more, and stole that too! We cannot get the money back, so repudiate the Ruling Class, repudiate Progressivism, repudiate their statist paradigm, repudiate their debt, and start over. Next time, follow… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Sarah is sometimes a little long in her answers, but I like that. She may repeat things like a good teacher does, three times will usually do the trick. Does anybody not know where she stands on the issues she is asked about? That kind of candor is admirable in these times of dishonest dealers. She may be angling for a dark horse nomination at convention time, she’d bowl them over and have the advantage then!

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Jayni Todak
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Jayni Todak

Sarah hits the truth home relentlessly. Score this inning for Palin! Love that gal…just the facts will carry the day presented as she only can dowith humor and clarity!! Score, Sarah, score and Run, Sarah, Run!!!

Robert Lambert
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Robert Lambert

Who is John Gault? I say it is Sarah Palin. Give them hell Sarah my money is awaiting you!

Benthoven
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Benthoven

Sarah just kicked BO’s a$$ all over the yard. When she gets in the race, it’s going to get messy, but she will be the force that drives out the ‘progressive’ cancer that’s eating this country alive. Like the honey badger, she doesn’t give a shiite whose a$$ she has to kick, R or D, and they ALL fear her. And they should.

Benthoven
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Benthoven

Sarah just kicked BO’s a$$ all over the yard. When she gets in the race, it’s going to get messy, but she will be the force that drives out the ‘progressive’ cancer that’s eating this country alive. Like the honey badger, she doesn’t give a shiite whose a$$ she has to kick, R or D, and they ALL fear her. And they should.

KenInMontana
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KenInMontana

Honey Badger? Jeremy Clarkson is that you???????

Tom Martin
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Tom Martin

It’s the spending stupid!

I have been saying it for years.
Finally some one who gets media coverage is stating the obvious .. will that ever seep into Washington’s psyche time will tell.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Did Sarah just call my president Stupid?? She did, and, very tactically I might add.

Sarah is the voice of reason. She stands far above the generic politician.
Has anyone else noticed how composed and confident she is here lately?
Certainly looks and sounds presidential to me. However, I do not think she is in.

Rshill7
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Rshill7

I saw Sarah on Greta last evening. Greta is great-a. She lets Sarah talk. She doesn’t interrupt like someone who shall remain nameless and viewerless, (Bill O’).

smile

Palin did a very good job! She knew what she wanted to say and nailed it. She’s been like an adept carpenter lately, even more than usual.

Excellent job Sarah Palin! By the way, I love you.

Allen Poe
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Allen Poe

Go, Sarah, go. Obama knows exactly what he is doing. This is his basic aim, destroy the USA. Today, he closed some Post Offices, he is following his Oman’s direction. The dollar is heavily falling on world markets. Impeach Impeach.

Mel Mackinnon
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Mel Mackinnon

Love this woman. She is exactly what the western world needs.

Mel Mackinnon
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Mel Mackinnon

Love this woman. She is exactly what the western world needs.

Robert Briggs
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Robert Briggs

She’ll have a hard row to hoe if she runs and wins. Our King Hussain is playing for a total economic collapse come 2013. If the libs win, they’ll take advantage of the crisis and this country, as we know it, will cease to exist. America will finally have been defeated by Communists and radicals – from within. If someone else wins, they’ll inherit a MASSIVE global train wreck – a hollow shell of a US “service” economy based on doing each others laundry and flipping burgers – tofu, of course, served up with apple slices – that no one will even be able afford to buy anymore. TPTB – the powers that be – will “scorch the earth” behind them as they leave this country for dead and move onto China. The American dollar will be dropped as the worlds reserve currency. Very likely, tens-of-millions will die in this… Read more »

RCL
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RCL

There is so much money and demand on the sidelines. If the next C-I-C with executive orders shut down the EPA, the ESA, the Energy Department and opened up all the oil and gas spigots the $$$ flowing in will blow all that away.

Black gold is still the foundation of riches on this globe. As soon as we stop pretending otherwise our fortunes will turn on a dime.

Robert Briggs
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Robert Briggs

We’d better start building some refineries then. We aren’t even close to having enough refineries to be able to meet our current domestic gasoline needs, much less our heating oil and other needs. Also – you implicitly assume that the US dollar will continue to be the worlds reserve currency, which it won’t. When it isn’t, it won’t have enough value left to buy drilling rigs, hire Mudders and Mud Engineers, and feed them long enough to drill any of that oil. Can’t build pipelines without buying pipe from China, can’t manufacture them, can’t manufacture diddly-squat in this country anymore. It will take 10+ years to even start rebuilding that capacity. Our banks have hundreds of billions of dollars of CDS (Credit Default Swaps) exposure to a default event just taking place in Greece, much less the trillions of dollars worth exposure to the other PIIGS, or even BRICS countries.… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Not simple but with the right leadership it is doable. Look at what was accomplished during WWII. We have milliions of people looking for work. CAn you imagine all the jobs created from getting all these things you mention up and going? The energy complaints have been mentions for years. If we had had leaders acting instead of saying it it too hard things would be vastly different.

Robert Briggs
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Robert Briggs

So, reemployment via WW III? Against China? Sounds like a plan. Unfortunately, you are more correct than you could possibly realize. Step 1 – Rothschild’s build duplicate COMEX exchange in China so they can fund and control finances on both sides easily and make a fortune from both sides while doing it – their typical MO. HKMEX. Check. Step 2 – Increasing number of hostile events involving spy planes and air space violations. Vietnamese coastal incursions. All events escalating in frequency and severity. Check. Step 3 – Military procurement from China finding embedded backdoors allowing shut down of sensitive US Military equipment at will. – Military cyberspace wars, widespread penetrations of sensitive military computers. Lots more stuff not being talked about – like China duplicating the US GPS system. Well underway… Step 4 New weapons technology – anti aircraft-carrier EMP weapons, hundreds of new nuclear warheads being built under cover… Read more »

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voted against carter

BINGO!! Pass GO AND collect $200.00 dollars (Monopoly money)

Anonymous
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Scary, but unfortunately, true. Obama and none of the current Repub. candidates could begin to salvage our troubled nation. Sarah Palin is a once-in-a-lifetime gift to America, we must join together as Americans, not right or left, and take advantage of this strong, courageous woman who has such integrity, stature and moral compass!!

abigail florence
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abigail florence

Perhaps she’s waiting for both traditional parties to hang themselves?

Anonymous
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Anonymous

HA! I loved the lined “Well, I think the White House and many liberals in Congress are just so addicted to that O.P.M. – Other People’s Money! It’s just easier to spend other people’s money than their own.”

Sarah has a way of picking just the right phrase to sum up the stupidity of the left and make their agenda so crystal clear that people can’t help but sit up and take notice.

“Death Panels” perfectly described the nightmare that is Obamacare.
Winning the Future by “investing” (aka higher taxes) became Obama’s WTF moment.
Now taking on more debt to get out of debt = “addicted to O.P.M.”

I’ll bet President Hissy Fit is fuming over that one.

Anonymous
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HA! I loved the lined “Well, I think the White House and many liberals in Congress are just so addicted to that O.P.M. – Other People’s Money! It’s just easier to spend other people’s money than their own.”

Sarah has a way of picking just the right phrase to sum up the stupidity of the left and make their agenda so crystal clear that people can’t help but sit up and take notice.

“Death Panels” perfectly described the nightmare that is Obamacare.
Winning the Future by “investing” (aka higher taxes) became Obama’s WTF moment.
Now taking on more debt to get out of debt = “addicted to O.P.M.”

I’ll bet President Hissy Fit is fuming over that one.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Now I know why I can’t stand Greta .
Did she just assert the Pelosi/Soros propaganda points that if the government doesn’t borrow more money the government has no money to pay SS checks ?
Really Greta ? You really know that to be true ? Really ?
BTW I watched the clip because Sarah was on it and it was well worth the dip into the tank of libpoo called FNC

Jim Land
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Jim Land

Oh great……liberals are going to be all over the tarp comments.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

So?

unseen
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unseen

pretty sure she meant the stimulus.

Persephone
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Persephone

Obama’s plan is to destroy us.

That’s why he doesn’t want to put it down on paper.

The big problem with raising the Debt Ceiling yet again…is when will it ever be reduced back downward?

I think that Sarah Palin is one of the few leaders who would ever try to reduce the Debt Ceiling.

dorothy mccullough
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dorothy mccullough

How about we just cap & trade odummer!

detectivedick
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detectivedick

Sarah is always a delight, however where has Romney been and as a matter of fact where are all the so called candidates been with a position paper during this deficit debate ?
I do believe that after August 3rd Sarah Palin will enter the race officially. The USA voter has a choice in 2012, Bankruptcy with Obama or elect a conservative Senate and House plus a Conservative President Palin.

Alicia
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Alicia

your last sentance is absolute truth if we are to save our country.

abigail florence
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abigail florence

I agree. If we don’t put the right people in the congress and senate, and then keep on them to work with her, it won’t matter who’s in the White House.

sDee
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sDee

Obama cannot win. I think it is in the hands of the people now. Our job, if we want a shot at taking our Republic back, is to keep the political establishment from anointing another Progressive republican.

We all must get actively involved with our local elephant party before they hijack this primary.

If your block and local Republican organization is anything like mine, they are crawling with progressives. They really do not like true conservatives, libertarians and tea party supporters :D. Elephants and mice.

Steven
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Steven

Thank goodness she had another interview! She was getting all warmed up on Greta and then it was over. She is what we need in America. We need commonsense and true, bold leadership, not politics as usual! We need a real change and the only person out there speaking out on a national level consistently and with a record of reform in the interest of the people is Sarah Palin. Run, Sarah, run! Palin 2012, Game On!

Chief
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Chief

Palin bringing the nightstick tonight!!

sDee
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sDee

Our next President.

Sarah’s been working with a public speaking coach – a very good sign indeed.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Great observation as to a speaking coach. When she loses the ‘Edith Bunker’ pitch and inflection she will completely dominate the discussion. Got my vote.

jose cuervo
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jose cuervo

Sarah has got to keep her answers short and on message. Too often she starts to ramble when she has already made her point.

Shelly Sands
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Shelly Sands

One minute they complain she speaks in soundbites yhen they complain she speaks to long, which is it?

CBDenver
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CBDenver

Alas, Palin-detractors will never be satisfied.

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

So tell me where she answered Greta’s first question posed at 1:34 seconds into the “discourse”- and then again at 6 minutes she/Greta posed another question- at what point did Sarah give an answer-though I agree with her angst towards O I didn’t hear a direct answer to the questions-sound bites to me are the same talking points said again and again!

Jaynie59
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Jaynie59

You really have a Palin fixation. This is the third comment you’ve made with time stamps. Are you this obsessed with every politician?

PhillyCon
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PhillyCon

LOL.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I’ll tell you who doesn’t answer questions and that is obozo. He holds what he calls a 1 hour press conference takes his first question after a 15-20 blah, blah, blah intro and filibusters on the first question for 10 or more min. To the point a 1 hour press conference turns into obozo taking two questions one from NYT the other from Ebony magazine and calls it a press conference. With a whole lot of obozo talking points as filler, at least you can ask Sarah a series of questions and if she thought she’d get a fair shake from MSM she’d even talk to them, but all they want to do is throw as much muck on her and at her as possible. Now that I’ve seen your other comments I’ve got to say: you’re not very bright are you, did you get caught up in the obozo… Read more »

exodus2011
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exodus2011

there was no rambling from what I just heard

there was a common-sense and logical, fluent tirade against the Incompetent President, who has put forward NO PLAN to deal with this debt crisis

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Another point – Greta is an attorney who knows how to ask questions. This means if she wants a short tight answer, she knows how to ask the question that gets a short tight answer. She asked questions that invited discourse and that’s what she got from Sarah.

These two rode the bus together. They know how to flow with each other.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Another point – Greta is an attorney who knows how to ask questions. This means if she wants a short tight answer, she knows how to ask the question that gets a short tight answer. She asked questions that invited discourse and that’s what she got from Sarah.

These two rode the bus together. They know how to flow with each other.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Another point – Greta is an attorney who knows how to ask questions. This means if she wants a short tight answer, she knows how to ask the question that gets a short tight answer. She asked questions that invited discourse and that’s what she got from Sarah.

These two rode the bus together. They know how to flow with each other.

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

At 1:34 sec into the interview Greta asks Sarah how to unscare the American people-she never answered it…she talks round and round the same talking points that yes I agree with but she doesn’t always answer the questions! And Greta likes her!!!

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

At 6:03 minutes into the segment Greta asks another question which she didn’t answer-she went on to talk about O’s faults-which I agree with and I already know! Maybe instead of talking around and around she should just directly answer the question asked…to me she IS a Politician no doubt about that!

Jaynie59
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Jaynie59

You’re just now realizing that Sarah Palin is a politician?

How observant of you.

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

Thank you!

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

At 6:03 minutes into the segment Greta asks another question which she didn’t answer-she went on to talk about O’s faults-which I agree with and I already know! Maybe instead of talking around and around she should just directly answer the question asked…to me she IS a Politician no doubt about that!

exodus2011
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exodus2011

Repeatedly in previous interviews, Gov Palin has said that *leadership* from the POTUS is required in this instance, to explain to the American People that dramatic cuts in spending are necessary and WHY they are necessary. It is the job of the LEADER to work this out by *prioritising* the spending, something that she accomplished during GOOD TIMES in AK, and still kept Alaskans on board with her agenda (she left a 12 B $ surplus there when she handed the exec branch over to Parnell !!!!!!!) Gov Palin has outlined the principle that should be followed, REPEATEDLY: From the DAILY revenue received by the Feds 1 – service the debt, so that the country does not default 2 – pay down some of the debt, so that the next servicing reduces a little 3 – with the revenue remaining from that day, PRIORITISE the spending, ie crucial services covered… Read more »

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

She didn’t answer the question!

exodus2011
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exodus2011

Her support for the HOR CCB plan answered the Q

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

NO-she didn’t answer the questioned posed by Greta!

exodus2011
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exodus2011

who is YOUR candidate cheryl?

name me ONE Conservative with the courage and the PROVEN record to do what has to be done to save this country ….. I am listening

if you think there is someone BETTER than Gov Palin, SAY WHO IT IS and advocate for that person

I am not interested in your bias against Gov Palin

IF you are an AMERICAN, live up to your HERITAGE and DO SOMETHING TO HELP YOUR COUNTRY, either by SUPPORTING someone else, or at least stop tearing dowmn someone who has ENDURED so much

I am tired of your nitpicking

GROW A SPINE

KenInMontana
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KenInMontana

Support for CCB is a mistake if one supports a Balanced Budget Amendment, I would urge you to read this article and pass it around. I originally thought the CCB plan was a good one, until I read this; http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2011/07/25/the-unintended-constitutional-mistakes-of-cut-cap-and-balance/

MaxSteele
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MaxSteele

Yeah, the American public’s attention span is about 3-5 seconds right???? Perhaps she has decided to speak to the point a bit longer then the usual political sound bytes so that she can show just how intelligent she is.

Cheryl Fallon
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Cheryl Fallon

She never answered Greta’s question posed at 1:34 seconds and again at 6 minutes!

Shelly Sands
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Shelly Sands

The woman has grit. John Wayne in a skirt.

Alicia
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Alicia

sarah now is the time for you to come to the aid of your country.announce already.

PunditPawn
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PunditPawn

Sarah has already won. She’s kicked a$$ at every single challenge so far. To go up on high now and let the media nit-pick her to death the way they do on all modern US wars is not a winning plan.

Besides, there’s going to be no money to work with at all… no stimulus. Nothing but austerity measures and union protests in our future. She deserves and already has better.

Alicia
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Alicia

no stimulus??

exodus2011
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exodus2011

patience alicia – when the time is right

when she can see the whites of their eyes ….

The GOP Machine is soon gonna feel the fresh cold wind of a storm approaching …. A CAT 5 storm, Hurricane Sarah is brewing in the ocean

Batten down the hatches, and keep lookin over your shoulders declared Candidates ….

and Mr Prezzy? …… STOCK UP ON DEPENDS, O Petulant and Incompetent One

HA!

GAME ON!

Alicia
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Alicia

it’s you again.ha….ha….ha

exodus2011
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exodus2011

yep

*__*

RCL
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RCL

IMHO she’s waiting for Perry. He’s going to be her choice. Same with Giuliani.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Yea sure she is going to endorse govenor gardisil,only in you dreams.

exodus2011
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exodus2011

she wants both Perry and Guilani to get in

she wants a strong varied field so that competition brings out the best in the eventual nominee

Gov Palin thrives on competition, and wants the GOP voters to choose the best candidate to EJECT The Incompetent One

If that is her, so be it – she surely has the fire in the belly to work hard and turn the American ship around

If the GOP voters choose someone else, then she will support that person

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