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Americans to Sarah Palin:
Please stop talking

Washington Examiner, by T. Becket Adams

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/9/2014 6:49:41 PM

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is the politician Americans most want to stop talking, according to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey that polled voters on their opinion of six public figures. The survey, which was conducted June 30-July 7, excluding July 4, found that a majority of voters — 52 percent — believe Palin should just “be quiet.” The mother of five children,* Palin actually scored lower marks than Jesse Jackson, whom 45 percent of respondents say should keep quiet, as well as former Vice President Dick Cheney, who polled at around 42 percent, and Newt Gingrich, who came in at

And I say please stop with these ridiculous polls. Who believes a Wall Street/NBC poll anyway? She has a right to say what she wants. I say tell Obama to stop talking. I´m sick of looking at him every dang day, day in and day out.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mikkins2, 7/9/2014 6:55:12 PM     (No. 9917395)

Its the Establishment who wants Palin to stop talking because she is effectively exposing them for the frauds they are. If she wasn´t effective no one would care.

Keep talking Mrs. Palin. Someone has to tell the truth.

Remember Mississippi!
Got Tea?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/9/2014 6:56:31 PM     (No. 9917398)

BS poll by RINO water carriers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Captleemo, 7/9/2014 6:58:28 PM     (No. 9917402)

I would much rather have Sarah Palin running the country as she actually loves this country where as the current occupant of the White House is doing everything he can do to destroy America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/9/2014 7:01:15 PM     (No. 9917404)

Palin/Walker for President.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fritzilou, 7/9/2014 7:04:37 PM     (No. 9917412)

I don´t think we have lost ouir freedom of speech yet, so Sarah Palin still has the right to speak her opinion. It is those who have slandered her since her nomination to the vice presidency, who should have shut up from the outset. She has been slandered and abused long enough to have her day to speak as a public person and citizen. So, you shut up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: richwill, 7/9/2014 7:15:44 PM     (No. 9917426)

Sarah Palin speaks the truth, which is an anathema to the liberals (communists).

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/9/2014 7:27:55 PM     (No. 9917443)

Or, "Shut up!" They explained.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 7/9/2014 7:41:11 PM     (No. 9917459)

Sarah has as much right to speak as every citizen does. But a few diction and voice lessons sure would be nice for the listener. For someone doing a lot of public speaking she has a very annoying voice.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/9/2014 7:43:51 PM     (No. 9917461)

I posted yesterday - - that the Sarahcuda should spend more time with her yap shut.

Not that I don´t love her - - not that I don´t share her views. It´s just that she held a high elective office - - and chose to ditch it in order to make some real money.

Nothing wrong with that - - but if you´re in the political arena - - and you choose to drop out - - you should spend more time ruminating - - and less time blabbing.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Justcause, 7/9/2014 8:08:07 PM     (No. 9917492)

Sounds like someone should know what they´re talking about before letting everyone else know their lack of education.

Sarah and the State of Alaska were inundated with frivilous lawsuits that demanded legal and expensive response. She gave up the Governorship to spare the state the taxpayer expense of responding to the faux lawsuit accusations. She left the state in good hands - her Lt. Governor - and better financial condition than when she took office.

In my mind, giving up the office was the noble and right thing to do.

Whenever I see Sarah on TV - I un-mute the sound and listen.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 7/9/2014 8:28:52 PM     (No. 9917516)

Is #1 saying the "establishment" 52% of the population?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/9/2014 8:33:39 PM     (No. 9917524)

#9 - if you still believe your words, what a disappointment.

Do some commonsense thinking. Gov. Palin was earning about 125,000 annually, her husband and their fishing business about the same. So, with 250 annual income in a high cost of living state like Alaska, with lovers turned enemies overnight when she was selected to be the VP candidate. She was hit with 22 plus FRIVOLOUS ethics violations from day 1 after the VP selection, 5 children and responsible for her Own Legal Defense costs which by the time she made her decision to resign was already at 1/2 million dollars for only half of the cases contested. What the filers of the complaints had jointly decided to do was to personally bankrupt the Palins.
Not only were her Legal expenses high, the State of Alaska was coming up on $2 million fighting them........then there were also the staffers who also had to pay their own legal fees because of the hating low-life idiots filing "Mickey Mouse" ethics complaints. Yes, even those had to be processed.
Her approval rating in Alaska was over 80% when she was selected and she had accomplished even more than she promised in her campaigning. (cont´d)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/9/2014 8:34:09 PM     (No. 9917526)

(cont´d)She loved her job but would not let EGO destroy her family or Alaska.
Can you blame her for not wanting to burden her family with over a MILLION in legal fees at the conclusion of the battle with the frivolous complaints.

Her opportunities at the time she resigned were still a long shot and not a sealed deal.

So, I say, keep on talking Gov. Palin. You have the backbone to say what is needed to be relayed to the masses. We certainly cannot depend on the media to print and report accurate statements from you.

By the way, before she left office she got a bill passed to eliminate the Governor having to pay their own legal expenses due to being in office. No other states had their executives responsible for legal fees due to their office.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: IdahoSky, 7/9/2014 8:38:23 PM     (No. 9917532)

I´m astonished 52% of the population even remembers who she is, let alone finds her irritating enough to want to silence her.
I don´t remember the last time I saw her on TV. Of course, I don´t watch reality shows. Wasn´t her last gig dancing with Tony Danza or something? Or was she sipping martinis with the Kardashians? Seriously, who knows? Who cares?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/9/2014 8:54:59 PM     (No. 9917552)

Well, yes, I would feel sorry for her financial problems if I didn´t know that Sarahpac started paying her personal lawyer $6000 a month in November 2009 (check the FEC filing), and that there´s a Sarah Palin Legal Defense Fund to which you may contribute for the purpose of defending her against any past, present, and future legal actions, to quote the website itself (www.sarahpalinlegaldefensefund.org).

She is free to say whatever she likes, in whatever venue she finds that will pay her to do so. All commentators are.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: horacer, 7/9/2014 9:04:47 PM     (No. 9917569)

Who goes out and asks the public what politician should shut up? How stupid. Especially for so-called journalists. I know it´s hard to remember the 1st Amendment. There are so many amendments it gets so confusing. Sarah Palin annoys a lot of people, so what. One thing you have to respect is the passion of her supporters. None of the other persons mentioned have supporters who are as passionate. I´m not a fan of hers but I would never, ever say she should stop talking. This is still America.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: hotcorner, 7/9/2014 9:09:14 PM     (No. 9917577)

She speaks the truth or when most pols won´t speak at all. Her policy positions are on the money and she is far more talented than the dumb guy we have now who happens to be wrong on every issue and leads from behind - a pathetic figure he is. Keep talking Sarah.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: strike3, 7/9/2014 9:41:32 PM     (No. 9917627)

Sarah gives truthful, inspirational talks and I enjoy listening to every one of them. When was the last time we have heard any encouragement from Boehner or his country club cronies? The only conservatives doing any real talking are the up and coming patriots, which is why we have people out there like Sarah trying to motivate others to do something before we let the country get away from us.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/9/2014 9:49:29 PM     (No. 9917641)

Never before has one woman caused liberals heads to explode. You go Sarah.

Would they rather listen to Shillary and her dead broke story ?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/9/2014 9:51:56 PM     (No. 9917645)

Palin does not understand the concept of less is more.
She finds it necessary to opine on
a daily basis , be it on Breitbart,
Hannity or Facebook.
On everything .
Palin says the same thing over
and over and over again.
Spoken and written in enormous run on sentences .
Had Palin only occasionally had an opinion , her views might have been taken seriously.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: kahunavol, 7/9/2014 9:54:01 PM     (No. 9917649)

Perhaps she
should adopt
the haiku style
when she
speaks. That
isn´t annoying
or pretentious.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: FormerDem, 7/9/2014 9:55:40 PM     (No. 9917651)

It was one woman and five men. Instead of comparing her to Gingrich, Cheney, Gore, Jackson and Clinton, how about a set that is half men and half women. How about a set of six that includes, oh, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama, And then observing how many just want all the women to shut up, then throwing those responses out and then looking at the rest? People can be misogynistic but see it for what it is, which is not a reflection on content or style as it is interpreted here.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: kahunavol, 7/9/2014 9:55:46 PM     (No. 9917652)

Or she could get a whiteboard and bloviate. Take your pick.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Geelabeela828, 7/9/2014 10:11:55 PM     (No. 9917672)

Where or what is the evidence that Sarah left public office to make money? Facts please?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Caveman, 7/9/2014 11:25:57 PM     (No. 9917752)

Certain posters just make stuff up. They are better than you, just ask them.
Maybe we can all get on the twitter feed so we will know when and what to comment on.
The snark is really starting to get to me.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: nascarfan, 7/10/2014 1:14:15 AM     (No. 9917825)

some really good insightful posts here. Then there´s the trolls who post on everything Sarah. And they always say she should quit talking. Take your own advice and quit posting.

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Montpelier, VT - Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80. Jeffords died in Washington, said Diane Derby, a former aide to Jeffords. He had been in declining health, she said. Jeffords had announced in 2005 that he would not seek a fourth term, citing his and his wife´s health problems. "I have had an enormously satisfying career, one that I would not have traded for any other," Jeffords said when he retired. "In no other job do you

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