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Sarah Palin Compares Obama to
Bernie Madoff, Sips From a Big Gulp
and Jokes About Her (Gun) ‘Rack’

ABC News, by Michael Falcone

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 3/17/2013 6:17:44 PM

Sarah Palin served up a generous helping of conservative red meat today, comparing President Obama to white-collar criminal Bernie Madoff, mocking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his support of a jumbo soda ban and criticizing the GOP’s post-election attempt at “putting a fresh coat of rhetorical paint on our party” rather than focusing on “restoring the trust of the American people.” On the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington, D.C., Palin delivered one of the most well-received speeches of a weekend that has

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gefisherman, 3/17/2013 6:47:43 PM     (No. 9229984)



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Reply 2 - Posted by: MOAB, 3/17/2013 6:54:53 PM     (No. 9229992)

Right on target Sarah! Obama and the Democrats are the biggest thieves in the United States.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 3/17/2013 6:55:56 PM     (No. 9229996)

WAIT A MINUTE!!!! ABC actually has hired a reporter??? When did this happen???

Falcone reported the news, without the typical left wing snark. Incredible! I´m impressed!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 3/17/2013 6:57:02 PM     (No. 9229999)

The only thing John McCain did right is select Sarah Palin. I would not have voted except for her being on the ballot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 3/17/2013 6:59:28 PM     (No. 9230005)

She is right to compare Obama to the Ponzi scheme artist Madoff. His promise of endless entitlements and handouts depend on more and more people working and being taxed. It will end just like all of these schemes do.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: novakid, 3/17/2013 7:03:43 PM     (No. 9230012)

I voted for McPain but now I´m glad we didn´t get him. I voted for Palin, and hope she´ll run again.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Delilah, 3/17/2013 7:08:23 PM     (No. 9230015)

I watched this speech and she was great. I love Sarah.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: azusaman, 3/17/2013 7:09:38 PM     (No. 9230017)

If you really want to see the definition of lofo´s, read the comments at the end of the article.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 3/17/2013 7:13:40 PM     (No. 9230022)

ABC did a much much better job at reporting the facts on this CPAC speech than anybody on FOX NEWS. I thank you Mr. Falcone.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 3/17/2013 7:17:00 PM     (No. 9230028)

Sarah Palin has not only brains, but a great sense of humor, that allows the truth to sink in "with a smile"!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy, 3/17/2013 7:30:28 PM     (No. 9230039)

It´s refreshing to see abc finally found something to report on, they´ve been asleep for 5 years.....Palin really gets to them.... so funny

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Reply 12 - Posted by: QRP, 3/17/2013 7:37:17 PM     (No. 9230052)

I guess if McCain had picked a better running mate President McCain would be headed into his second term. /s
You can always tell who they fear.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Pmarc078, 3/17/2013 7:58:04 PM     (No. 9230083)

Looks like the schtick hasn´t gotten old yet. The reality show contracts must not be rolling in anymore.....

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Reply 14 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 3/17/2013 8:06:47 PM     (No. 9230096)

Surprisingly well done article...

And her introduction by Senator Cruz was a joy to hear... giving Sarah the credit that he is a senator... How refreshing for him to acknowledge... A sign of his character.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 3/17/2013 8:13:54 PM     (No. 9230100)

The bottom of the ticket was the real leader back in 2008, the person people would believe in, and follow. She is why I voted for the ticket. The top of the ticket demonstrated time and again that he is a dem smack collaborator, and certainly not a leader. More like a weasel than someone that inspires.
One is a leader with a definable set of core values, the other a cheap suit political opportunist (and not a very good one at that).

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/17/2013 8:15:00 PM     (No. 9230101)

She did great.

...looks great.

...sounds great (OK...a tad nasal)

...and is capable of speaking the unspeakable in an era of repression and thought police.

Too bad she can´t play lead guitar like Nuggent or do brain surgery like Dr.Carson.

But then she´s been busy having children and still looking HOT as the hubs of Hamtramick !

In my dreams she and Dana Perino wrestle in Wesson Oil for the privilege of my company.

Dana usually wins.

But I would still vote for Sarah.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ledbythnose, 3/17/2013 8:19:46 PM     (No. 9230105)

If they scream this bad then Sarah must be over the target. Go Sarah!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 3/17/2013 8:25:05 PM     (No. 9230114)

# 16 TMI!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/17/2013 8:25:09 PM     (No. 9230115)

Madoff was less dangerous than president yutz. Everyone knows what Madoff is - but nt enough have figured out who president yutz is.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/17/2013 8:41:35 PM     (No. 9230130)

What a pleasant surprise to finally have an article that was not snarky thru and thru. Wonders never cease to happen.
I do believe Gov. Palin had an article or two written about her. Most of the articles showed the nostrils of the journ-O-liars flaring and exhaling flames.
Will the many who spoke at CPAC these 3 days have their words remembered as will Gov. Palins? Love the speech.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Deedo, 3/17/2013 8:47:23 PM     (No. 9230135)

#8, not only lofo´s, but they are all touting the liberal narrative. Palin defies the liberal narrative for women. First of all, she has not fallen into line with the other lib lofo´s. Second, she believes in traditional American values, including the rule of law, the traditional family, the Constitution and thinks political correction is for weenies.

Plus, she can field dress a moose. She can shoot, too, and likes to fish with her kids. This cannot be tolerated by the left, so they must call her names. She´s not old, not crazy, so they stick with her being stupid. All conservatives, in the eyes of the left, must be pigeon-holed into one of those 3 categories.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: LouD, 3/17/2013 9:09:40 PM     (No. 9230148)

Wow! Only one snarky poster this time! I guess the other trolls are elsewhere, watching cartoons or something.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ocjim, 3/17/2013 9:52:08 PM     (No. 9230197)

In Ted Cruz´ impromptu introduction of Gov Palin, did you hear his list of fine new political talent she´s backed to victory? What a talent she has to spot and back winners. You may not be a great fan of hers, but you can´t deny that skill of hers nor the value of that skill.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: golfmann, 3/17/2013 10:10:02 PM     (No. 9230208)

I found it interesting no Rove comments mentioned...

Officially a protected class now I guess..

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Reply 25 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 3/17/2013 10:12:16 PM     (No. 9230212)

What a refreshing change it would be to have an actual Neurosurgeon run for president, instead of the endless line of criminal dummies the DemocRATS have been serving up to the American people. The ´RATS have run our economy into the ground, starting from the top down, meaning from the ´RAT Obama on down. No one seems to know what kind of mess we will be left to clean up after Obama leaves office, starting with trillions in debt.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 3/17/2013 11:05:22 PM     (No. 9230249)

Yesterday ,Palin was more Hee Haw than Nancy Reagan or Lady Thatcher.
Or Ann Romney or Laura Bush.
She neither looked nor sounded like the elegant woman we were introduced to that night at the convention.
Apparently, that night she was the phony
and yesterday she was real.
Why couldn´t Palin have delivered a serious and responsible conservative speech without the schtick, slimy breast reference
and props ?
Conservatives demand bread and circuses ,now ,
instead of mature policy discussions
and comparisons with Democrats.
If one is going to criticize Obama for using
a teleprompter -don´t be the only speaker at CPAC to use a teleprompter.
It´s hypocritical and besides ,
the teleprompter jokes are so old now.
Palin´s PAC filings show that she pays someone 6k / month out of her PAC contributions to write speeches for her.
She may want to find a new writer.
Palin played only to the giggling schoolboy choir
while preaching about
reaching beyond the choir.
Her yelling and silliness may have even turned off even more women than Limbaugh´s Fluke lies.
2014 may be the most important election of our lifetime and speeches like the one our former VP candidate gave
yesterday make conservatives look
like 13 year old boys amused by Big Gulps and rack jokes.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Italiano, 3/17/2013 11:11:49 PM     (No. 9230255)

Feel better now?

Don´t forget, America now has a semi-literate "First Lady" who does improvised pole dances and is being talked about as a 2016 contender.

Jesus can´t get back down here quickly enough.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/18/2013 12:57:09 AM     (No. 9230322)

Big difference. Bernie sits in prison.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 3/18/2013 1:08:08 AM     (No. 9230333)

She´s dancing nightly at The Grand Old Pole, and opening up at Spit Takes Comedy Club on the weekend.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Montanabound, 3/18/2013 1:35:30 AM     (No. 9230349)

#22, I think you spoke too soon.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 3/18/2013 2:46:14 AM     (No. 9230375)

When you start making jokes about your secondary sex organs, you´re not dignified enough to be president or vice president. She´s getting better with her snark, though. It was a funny bit, and a nice deadpan delivery.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ocjim, 3/18/2013 3:42:41 AM     (No. 9230388)

If a person understood the terms and knew the difference between sex organs and secondary sexual characteristics I might pay attention to their opinion referencing that aspect of human anatomy.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/18/2013 4:26:48 AM     (No. 9230404)

Sarah´s a rock star because she epitomizes traditional America that millions long for in this country.Telling a rack joke isn´t going to diminish that one bit. In a country that´s lost it´s sense of humor over PC,her jokes are more than welcome.

It was a bad decision to snub Sarah at the convention last year and might be a big reason 4 million voters stayed home.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: MissMolly, 3/18/2013 6:46:30 AM     (No. 9230441)

She used a teleprompter? For that comedy routine? Oh dear.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: SarahCudian2012, 3/18/2013 8:22:44 AM     (No. 9230570)

#34, No, she didn´t use a teleprompter.

#26, if you´re going to do a copy and paste, you might want to take the time to clean it up a bit.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 3/18/2013 9:16:58 AM     (No. 9230670)

I love Sarah. In the 2008 election, she was ignorant... ignorant of certain areas of foreign policy as I am ignorant of quantum physics. But she knew the name of the mayor of Moosejaw.

Ignorance can be cured. Stupid is forever, as exemplified by the vast majority of the replies to the original article here.

I told the Republican Senatorial Committee they should be sending Sarah across the country time and again in the months before the 2012 election kicking Democratic A´s and taking N´s. Instead, they spent their time hanging around the shop dunning me for donations.

Count on this: Sarah Palin would not be sending millions of dollars in aid to people who danced in the streets when our towers fell, and she knows there are not 52 states, nor was there an intercontinental railroad. That´s a start.

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LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
Washington, what should you do?

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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 12:46:05 PM     Post Reply
President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

Developing: Russian fighter jet buzzes
U.S. Navy destroyer in Black Sea

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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 12:49:12 PM     Post Reply
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of


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