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The inquisitor - really?  All based on rumors and suppositions?  She has traveled all over the country for the last 5 and a half years on behalf of the party and other candidates... Until and unless she says I am running then the assumption is she isn't running and she is doing whatever she is doing to see who is out there she wants to support.

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"...And these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange, even to the men who used them."  H. G. Wells, The World Set Free, 1914

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BTW she is very good friend and supporter of Billy Graham and his family - she has traveled with Samaritans Purse to do work in Haiti due to the earthquake.

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If Hillary does get in the race Palin could save the day.

That's just the first thought that popped into my head. I'm sure on close review there's probably some logical basis to support that assumption. I'm just too tired right now to break it down.
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If Hillary does get in the race Palin could save the day.

That's just the first thought that popped into my head. I'm sure on close review there's probably some logical basis to support that assumption. I'm just too tired right now to break it down.

Remember Sarah supported Tea Party Candidate Steelman in MO with the thinking she was the most likely candidate to defeat McCaskill.  I still think this was a very likely possibiity - evidently  McCaskill thought so, too, since she spent money in the GOP primary to help Akin over Steelman and Bruener.

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The inquisitor - really?  All based on rumors and suppositions?  She has traveled all over the country for the last 5 and a half years on behalf of the party and other candidates... Until and unless she says I am running then the assumption is she isn't running and she is doing whatever she is doing to see who is out there she wants to support.

This is in the opinion area.  I don't even know what or who "The Inquisitor" is, fwiw.  I thought a lot of social conservatives still wanted Sarah to run?  Until she says she's out of the running, she will be a presence in the 2016 GOP primaries, and her zealots will destroy other conservative candidates until she says she isn't runnning.

Ask Rick Perry about it.  Or, as me about it, since that's the reason I was banned from TOS.
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Remember Sarah supported Tea Party Candidate Steelman in MO with the thinking she was the most likely candidate to defeat McCaskill.  I still think this was a very likely possibiity - evidently  McCaskill thought so, too, since she spent money in the GOP primary to help Akin over Steelman and Bruener.

I remember Palin supporting Steelman, and then being quiet until she urged Todd Akin to quit after his "legitimate rape" idiocy.

Palin does know when to quit, so Akin should have heeded that advice.  It was sound.
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This is in the opinion area.  I don't even know what or who "The Inquisitor" is, fwiw.  I thought a lot of social conservatives still wanted Sarah to run?  Until she says she's out of the running, she will be a presence in the 2016 GOP primaries, and her zealots will destroy other conservative candidates until she says she isn't runnning.

Ask Rick Perry about it.  Or, as me about it, since that's the reason I was banned from TOS.

Not a problem with posting it.  I haven't seen any pro-Palin zealots here. I've see a lot of anti-Palin zealots here, though.  I am in the group who actually appreciate she has helped elect some good people to the party... and until and unless she announces she is running - that she isn't running.

 I don't know who I want to run in 2016 other than I don't want Hillary to run.  BTW did you see the article on who dropped the story on Herman Cain?  It wasn't Rick Perry (remember Cain accused him and suddenly we had that rock story)... it was Huntsman. 

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Not a problem with posting it.  I haven't seen any pro-Palin zealots here. I've see a lot of anti-Palin zealots here, though.  I am in the group who actually appreciate she has helped elect some good people to the party... and until and unless she announces she is running - that she isn't running.

 I don't know who I want to run in 2016 other than I don't want Hillary to run.  BTW did you see the article on who dropped the story on Herman Cain?  It wasn't Rick Perry (remember Cain accused him and suddenly we had that rock story)... it was Huntsman.

No saying that anybody here had a part of the Perry smears.  I know you were against them, too.   :beer:

I just don't want Sarah to be a distraction during the fall of 2015 if she isn't going to run.  I happen to think she showed bad political instincts by prolonging her decision for 2012, even to the point that people were sure she would be 'drafted' at the GOP convention even after she said she wasn't running.  I got banned from TOS two days afterward, and yes, I'm still bitter about it because I have that SOB JimRob plenty of money over the years.
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No saying that anybody here had a part of the Perry smears.  I know you were against them, too.   :beer:

I just don't want Sarah to be a distraction during the fall of 2015 if she isn't going to run.  I happen to think she showed bad political instincts by prolonging her decision for 2012, even to the point that people were sure she would be 'drafted' at the GOP convention even after she said she wasn't running.  I got banned from TOS two days afterward, and yes, I'm still bitter about it because I have that SOB JimRob plenty of money over the years.

As you saw no one here tells you who you have to support - but we may fight like heck with you if we disagree with your choice in the primary..... :beer: 

I never thought Sarah was going to run.  Never understood why they were so convinced at TOS she was.  What did irk me was the way Michelle Bachmann lept in to make certain Sarah couldn't run and her campaign manager - one of the most dispicable out there (Ed Rollings) went off on Palin as if she was a candidate.  At that point I almost wanted her to run just to stick it to Bachmann.  BTW few people would have known Bachmann from the other 200+ GOP congresscritters if Palin had not been so supportive and kind to her only to have Bachmann stab her in the back. Notice they are no longer friendly.  Bachmann is a user...

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On November 12, three days after her planned speech in Iowa, Palin will be released a book taking on the conservative-friendly topic of the War on Christmas.

A far more likely reason for ramping up her visibility. Books rarely sell themselves without getting the word out. She just has an in on the talk circuit that most publishing houses envy, and that she'd be totally foolish not to use.

This is in no way, shape or form an attack on Gov. Palin. Bit of envy, maybe!  :laugh: She does a lot of good for conservatism. She supports candidates, gets the message out in a way that is easy to understand and is a fundraising powerhouse.

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