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txradioguy
07-10-2013, 02:34 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin expressed her interest Tuesday in the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by fellow Alaskan, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.

In an appearance on Sean Hannity’s radio show, the 2008 vice-presidential nominee elaborated on the prospect of her leaving the Republican Party to form a third party, something she hinted at late last month in an appearance on Fox News.

“Well, [leaving the GOP is] certainly not my first choice,” Palin replied. “The Republican Party is the party of [Abraham] Lincoln and [Ronald] Reagan, and the planks in the platform are right for this country. I stand strong on those planks. I just wish that more of our leadership — the movers and shakers within the party, would stand strong on those planks with the rest of us — those who want to stop Barack Obama’s transformation of America, and the way we do that is by staying true to our principles.”

She explained that Begich is one of the politicians that should be replaced, and confirmed that she is considering a run for his seat.

“I’ve considered it because people have requested me considering it,” she said. “But I’m still waiting to see what the line-up will be and hoping that, there again, there will be some new blood, some new energy, not just kind of picking from the same old politicians in the state that come from political families that have sort of reigned up there for so many years, because too many of them have been part of the problem. But I’m glad you brought that up because Sen. Mark Begich has got to be replaced. He has not done what he has promised to do for the people of Alaska and that was to represent what it is that the nation needs in terms of energy development and so many other natural resource development issues that are near and dear to Alaskans’ heart. Because he is on the wrong side of the aisle, he has to go along to get along with his Democratic leadership, and that’s a shame.”

http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/09/sarah-palin-considering-2014-us-senate-run/

Run Sarah Run!

noonwitch
07-11-2013, 01:34 PM
Senate terms are 6 years. She quit the governor's job after 2.

txradioguy
07-11-2013, 01:36 PM
Senate terms are 6 years. She quit the governor's job after 2.

Which one? She had three.

You libs are so stupid in your obsession about that. Like she was the first governor to ever do that.

Just goes to show how willing you are to replace actual critical thought with someone else's hate generated meme.

Odysseus
07-11-2013, 05:16 PM
Senate terms are 6 years. She quit the governor's job after 2.

Palin resigned because liberals had abused the ethics process, generating bogus charges which required her to incur legal costs which were not refundable, and which became a distraction from her job. Here is an excerpt from her resignation speech, in which she addresses the reasons for her resignation:


Political operatives descended on Alaska last August, digging for dirt. The ethics law that I championed became their weapon of choice. Over the past nine months, I've been accused of all sorts of frivolous ethics violations, such as holding a fish in a photograph or wearing a jacket with a logo on it and answering reporter's questions. Every one of these, though, all 15 of the ethics complaints have been dismissed. We have won, but it hasn't been cheap.

The state has wasted thousands of hours of your time and shelled out some 2 million of your dollars to respond to opposition research. And that's money that's not going to fund teachers or troopers or safer roads.

And this political absurdity, the politics of personal destruction, Todd and I, we're looking at more than half a million dollars in legal bills just in order to set the record straight.

And what about the people who offer up these silly accusations? It doesn't cost them a dime, so they're not going to stop draining the public resources, spending other people's money in this game. They won't stop. It's pretty insane.

My staff and I spend most of our day, we're dealing with this stuff instead of progressing our state now. And I know that I promised no more politics as usual, but this isn't what anyone had in mind for Alaska.


But wait, there's more, from http://www.mrltavern.com/2013/07/the-serious-folly-of-palin-quit-meme.html:



See, when you actually look at the evidence of what happened and the circumstances surrounding it. When you look into who was involved it goes high up to people in the Obama administration. Peter Rouse all the way down to the idiot in her living room filing false charges on her. Then you will come to realize that this was revenge and a coordinated effort to destroy a woman who basically was the only force standing in the way of an Obama presidency in 2008.

So what happened? Well, Sarah Palin returns home and the people who were working with her to pass major legislation, now won’t even work with her to pass basic, simple legislation. Here was a woman who worked with both sides of aisle. And then she comes home after the campaign, the republicans didn’t want to know her because she was never a GOP party girl. They never really got over what she did to Frank Murkowski. And the democrats didn’t want to know her because they were being pressured not to by Peter Rouse and the Obama administration.

Here you had Sarah Palin, a good governor with historic approval ratings. And so this small group of Alinsky leftists in Alaska, they couldn’t attack her policies because they were sound. She worked with both sides to pave the way for great success for the state of Alaska. She cut the budget by a billion dollars. She increased revenue by over a billion dollars-- a two billion dollar net gain to the people of Alaska. She passed legislation that basically no other governor in the history of the state could pass for decades. She was probably one of the most transformative governors in the history of that state.

She was not just popular, she was historically popular. And so when you go to attack someone like that, you begin to work on their negatives. Here you have an honest woman—who isn’t in the pockets of Big Oil companies and special interests—and who remained exceptionally clean throughout her career. Remember, one of the hallmarks of her rise to power was that she promised to reform ethics and clean up Alaskan politics and government. And she did.

So how did these people dirty this clean politician known as Sarah Palin? Well, they filed countless false ethics charges in order to make her seem unethical to citizens of Alaska. And these leftists did it until the people started to question whether or not she was unethical. In Alaska, there are no limitations on how many ethics complaints can be filed against the Governor. Most of these ethics filings were not being done in good faith, and like I’ve said in a previous segment about this, it was lawfare. It was an abuse of the legal system in Alaska by a bunch of Obama supporting leftist trolls.

It was an organized strategy, from top to bottom, to gain headlines and the media, of course, went along with it. Ethics filing on the front page. The story about it being thrown out for being ridiculous and lacking merit was put in the back pages.

What is worse and disgusting about this whole thing, and this just goes to show you how the depraved minds on the left work. This was done not only to harass her out of office. They did this to bankrupt her and her family. They knew she wasn’t rich. The Palins and the Heaths were not “of money” like the Murkowski dynasty. So, she was not only targeted for political destruction. They targeted her for financial destruction as well. They wanted her and her family destitute. And she refused to play by that play book and help them destroy her and her family and so she resigned.

So now you know. And for those who do not like it when interjects herself or causes a political stir, just remember, if you didn’t try to destroy her, if you didn’t force her out of her job, she might’ve been still there, very happy, and not causing the trouble for you, on both sides, that she’s doing now. I told you this before…the left and the Beltway RINO types created this Frankenstein monster for themselves.

This was pure vindictiveness, as well as a blatant abuse of process. The end result is the meme of Palin as a quitter, which you have repeated several times, without acknowledging the disgraceful conduct on the part of the Democratic Party's operatives that forced her out. The meme is low and dishonest, and we've come to expect it from the kinds of liberals who don't care about anything but destroying their enemies, but we expected better of you. I guess that you aren't any different from the rest of them after all.

noonwitch
07-12-2013, 08:45 AM
She wussed out and wasn't up for the fight. Plus, Rupert Murdoch pays better.

She's a terrible candidate.

txradioguy
07-12-2013, 08:51 AM
She wussed out and wasn't up for the fight. Plus, Rupert Murdoch pays better.

She's a terrible candidate.

That right there is all the endorsement we need as to why she SHOULD run.

Janice
07-12-2013, 08:58 AM
She wussed out and wasn't up for the fight. Plus, Rupert Murdoch pays better.

She's a terrible candidate.

Look Ralph, she not only took the ball, she ran with it for a touchdown! :woot:

Odysseus
07-12-2013, 10:20 AM
She wussed out and wasn't up for the fight. Plus, Rupert Murdoch pays better.

She's a terrible candidate.

Wow. Just amazing.

The "fight" was a concerted effort, using all of the resources of the Democratic Party and the media (which is actually one of those resources) to harass and bankrupt Palin and her family through the abuse of a process which was supposed to protect the people from corruption. Faced with over half a million dollars in legal fees already incurred in defending herself against baseless charges, with no end in sight, Palin had the option of spending every waking moment raising money to fight the slanders and abusive filings, neglecting her duties as governor, or resigning and sparing herself and her constituents the consequences of endless litigation over nothing. I'm amazed that you blithely dismiss the abuse of state power to destroy someone for no reason except personal enmity. As I said, I used to think that you were better than that, but if you accept this kind of corrupt abuse of power because it is used to target someone that you dislike, then you really aren't any different from the rest of the libtards who see the state as their personal weapon.

You really disappoint me.

LukeEDay
07-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Liberals hate Palin because of how she tells it like it is. They are also jealous because she is ten times hotter than ANY liberal moonbat mushmooting feminize out there.

noonwitch
07-12-2013, 01:52 PM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.

txradioguy
07-12-2013, 02:50 PM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.

Cool story Libtard.

You can always tell when a Republican absolutely scares the shit out of the left and presents a genuine threat to their establishment of a Socialist Utopia in the U.S.

They start babbling like noonie is.

Odysseus
07-12-2013, 02:55 PM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.

Maybe this time, they will run it with the parts that Couric's people edited out.

Any other discredited memes that you want to resurrect?

Bailey
07-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.

I don't know why for the life of m how Shrillary is even being talked about with all the scandals and crimes she has committed (white water) etc, I guess it proves my theory that all Dem voters are immoral people that only care about gaining power.

noonwitch
07-12-2013, 04:02 PM
Cool story Libtard.

You can always tell when a Republican absolutely scares the shit out of the left and presents a genuine threat to their establishment of a Socialist Utopia in the U.S.

They start babbling like noonie is.


You can also always tell when conservatives are in denial about their candidates' real chances of winning an election. She is considering running for the Senate in Alaska because she knows she can't win a national election. The majority of Americans think she's stupid-whether she is or not, that's the opinion. You guys like her because she says the things you want to hear. The only people who are going to vote for her are Alaskans and the far right.


But, please, nominate her for the Presidency in 2016. I want the democrats to win. I'm confident that any of them, except possibly Biden, can beat her.

Rockntractor
07-12-2013, 04:07 PM
You can also always tell when conservatives are in denial about their candidates' real chances of winning an election. She is considering running for the Senate in Alaska because she knows she can't win a national election. The majority of Americans think she's stupid-whether she is or not, that's the opinion. You guys like her because she says the things you want to hear. The only people who are going to vote for her are Alaskans and the far right.


But, please, nominate her for the Presidency in 2016. I want the democrats to win. I'm confident that any of them, except possibly Biden, can beat her.

How could you possibly want them to win after the mess progressives have made out of this country?

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LukeEDay
07-12-2013, 05:14 PM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.


You liberals harping on her about the Katie Couric interview is the same as you still blaming everything on Bush .. And you are supposed to be the tolerant and forgiving ones? I think not, scooter. You people are the biggest two faced back stabbing hypocrites this side of Purgatory ...

Then when it comes to having nothing to prove or show, you just have to drivel about the past ... Yawn, your stupidity is so boring!

Odysseus
07-12-2013, 06:17 PM
You can also always tell when conservatives are in denial about their candidates' real chances of winning an election. She is considering running for the Senate in Alaska because she knows she can't win a national election. The majority of Americans think she's stupid-whether she is or not, that's the opinion. You guys like her because she says the things you want to hear. The only people who are going to vote for her are Alaskans and the far right.


But, please, nominate her for the Presidency in 2016. I want the democrats to win. I'm confident that any of them, except possibly Biden, can beat her.

She isn't stupid, but she is perceived that way because blatantly unethical people in the media lied about her, repeatedly, until it stuck. That you are unconcerned about that does not speak well of you. If your party can only win by silencing dissent and overwhelming the opposition with blatant lies, what is it about them that you find worthy of your support?

You claim that you want to see a Democratic victory in 2016, but can you explain just why you think that Democrats will do any better than they have now? Do you really consider Hillary Clinton to be an ethical, honorable person, who can be trusted with the powers of the United States presidency?

This isn't about perception, it's about facts, and you are avoiding them.

NJCardFan
07-12-2013, 11:06 PM
You can also always tell when conservatives are in denial about their candidates' real chances of winning an election. She is considering running for the Senate in Alaska because she knows she can't win a national election. The majority of Americans think she's stupid-whether she is or not, that's the opinion. You guys like her because she says the things you want to hear. The only people who are going to vote for her are Alaskans and the far right.


But, please, nominate her for the Presidency in 2016. I want the democrats to win. I'm confident that any of them, except possibly Biden, can beat her.

Can you please give us proof of this from unbiased sources?

MountainMan
07-13-2013, 12:45 PM
I can't wait for her to run for the senate in Alaska. When she sets up her campaign, I will be sending her money. I can't wait to see her face off against the like of Barbra "Bot-ox" Boxer or Diane "Government contracts" Fienstein.

Sonnabend
07-20-2013, 05:51 AM
She wussed out and wasn't up for the fight. Plus, Rupert Murdoch pays better.

She's a terrible candidate.

When the attacks turn into the vicious memes concerning her and her daughter....I'd walk away too.


Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.

"So tell us Hillary, really, where WAS Obama when the Benghazi situation occurred. Will you please tell us just what measures, if any, were taken to ensure the safety of Embassy perssonnel? And why the Administration flat out lied when the news of how our Ambassador was abducted, sodomised and then hacked up in the streets was released?? Please tell us how it was that a US Embassy was stormed and its people murdered? Please explain why, under TWO Democrat Presidents, two embassies have been invaded? I remind you that the Embassies are in fact, US soil, and that this government failed to follow up on what was ostensibly an act of WAR?"


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

Yah, they really HATED the thousands of dollars they got back every year thanks to a Governorship that did what it seems your Adminstration cannot do...balance the budget?


She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

Oh yeah that one, goes right up there in terms of integrity with the Killian memos. Coutic worked on the same network as Rather....and we all know full well what happened to him..


The GOP can do better than her.

The GOP is terrified of her..seeing as she is a real conservative, not a RINO like Weepy Boner or McShitStain

Oh and Noonwitch? You DO know what Obama is known as amongst conservatives?

SCOAMF

Stuttering Clusterfuck of a Miserable Failure.

Sonnabend
07-20-2013, 05:58 AM
You can also always tell when conservatives are in denial about their candidates' real chances of winning an election. She is considering running for the Senate in Alaska because she knows she can't win a national election.

Considering the utter imbecile in the WH at the moment?


The majority of Americans think she's stupid-whether she is or not, that's the opinion.

Yeah yeah and Pres Bush was AWOL, he organised 9/11, he is a member of the global conspiracy...blah blah blah.....


You guys like her because she says the things you want to hear. The only people who are going to vote for her are Alaskans and the far right.

Oh I'd say far more than that, my dear DUmmie. Y'see, after the massive violations of the Constitution carried out by "your hero", Governor Palin willnbe welcomed by a lot more than that, seeing as she doesnt think the US Constitution is something to be trampled upon or ignored.

Especially the First, Second and Fourth Amendments, not to mention the 10th.

Sonnabend
07-20-2013, 06:11 AM
http://www.policymic.com/articles/23996/hillary-clinton-exposed-lying-in-benghazi-hearings

Hillary Clinton Exposed Lying in Benghazi Hearings


Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was asked on Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the White House official story that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi sprang from spontaneous protest. Her response: "so what?"

They lied. That's why it matters. People holdling public office have a duty to tell the truth to the people they represent.

“What difference does it make [whether American's at Benghazi died from a protest or not]?” That's what Clinton testified Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Secretary Clinton was pressed by Senator Ron Johnson (R-Minn.) to explain why the Obama administration stood by an absurd story claiming that four Americans we're murdered in Libya due to a spontaneous protest gone bad.

Secretary Clinton's response?

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton - Benghazi testimony

“With all due respect, the fact is we have four dead Americans. Whether it was because of a protest or because guys outside for a walk one night decided to go kill some Americans. What difference at this point does it make?” Clinton said.

Really? The indignation card? Really? The “it doesn't matter” card?

In 1974 Clinton was a member of the impeachment inquiry staff advising the House Committee on the Judiciary during the Watergate scandal. What difference did it make whether it was a burglary or not at that point? All the difference in the world to the American people and the only sitting U.S. president to ever be removed from office (technicality: Nixon resigned before officially being removed – the only sitting president to resign).

Picking apart her statement “Was it because of protest or because guys outside for a walk one night decide to go kill some Americans,” I don't believe Secretary Clinton is dumb, but she must think everyone else is “guys out for a walk?" And she's still trying to leave a seed of doubt that 'hey, maybe it was a protest.'

Thanks for playing, but no. We know beyond a shadow of a doubt it was not a protest. An independent State Department investigation (the Pickering Report) led by Thomas Pickering, President George H.W. Bush's U.N. ambassador, confirms that "there was no protest prior to the attacks," contrary to administration's position for several weeks afterward that the attacks arose from a spontaneous demonstration against a YouTube video had gotten out of hand (an extremely low budget video that was released nearly 3 months earlier).

She goes on to say “it is our job to figure what happened, and prevent it from ever happening again”

We know now that there were live video feeds. Documents released by the House Oversight Committee show that on the day of the attack (September 11) the White House situation room starts receiving emails at about 1 p.m. that the mission is under hostile surveillance and the Pentagon sends a drone with a video camera which provided real-time video to the White House, the State Department, the Pentagon, and the CIA.

We know what happened. We even know that an Embassy cable on June 25 expressed fear of rising Islamic extremism in eastern Libya around Benghazi, and noted that the black flag of Al-Qaeda “has been spotted several times flying over government buildings and training facilities.”

We know the administration received requests for additional security from the embassy and the ambassador himself as early as February. On August 2, Ambassador Stevens sent a cable requesting 11 additional body guards, noting “Host nation security support is lacking and cannot be depended on to provide a safe and secure environment for the diplomatic mission of outreach.”

These requests for additional security were repeatedly denied.

We know that they administration lied. We know President Obama repeatedly blamed the attack a Youtube movie. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney lied (both blaming violence on the Youtube video and stating the White House was not “aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi was planned or imminent. That report is false”). Secretary Clinton lied. UN Ambassador Susan Rice lied. The below video shows Secretary Clinton blamed the attacks on the YouTube video on September 14th.

What difference does it make? Ask Nixon. All the difference in the world. They knew the truth, lied repeatedly about it, and still try to sort-of, maybe sound like it possibly could be. The American people deserve to know the truth. We deserve better of our pubic officials and elected representatives. Character, though scoffed at sometimes, still matters. That's why this matters

LukeEDay
07-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Hillary Clinton was also fired from her law firm over the Watergate Scandal. She lied at that hearing also ...

Sonnabend
07-20-2013, 09:19 PM
Noonwitch: your "candidate" wont run, because she knows full well what will happen the moment she does. She is history, a past tense, and will be the last of the Clintons in public office for a long time. I would not be surprised when she announces she is leaving public life at the end of this farce of a Presidency.

She will then follow her corrupt, impeached and disbarred ex President husband into the talk circuit, where I am sure the moonbats will line up to fork over their money to listen to her "memoirs".

I also predict that the DUmmies wont raise a word against the millions they will make, as they are only concerned with "wealth redistribution" when it comes to anyone other than their luvvies, the morons and celebutards of Hollyweird, or utter failures like John "Swiftboat" Kerry and his multimillionare wife.

If Mr Kerry needs a new career after politics, he could always be cast in the butler's role in a remake of the Addams Family. He is eminently qualified for the part.

Hawkgirl
07-20-2013, 11:24 PM
Noonie, you're living in Delusionaland if you think Hillary Benghazigate Clinton has a snowball's chance in hell of winning the nomination, much less the Presidency. She does not have the charisma or likability of Bill Clinton. She's a birkenstock wearing dyke with a mean temper, bad style and shit-mouth that lies every time she's sworn under oath. Bill was a smooth talkin' redneck womanizer who connected with a lot of people, love him or hate him he was more right than any of the democratic presidents we've had. I'm not a fan of Bill Clinton, but if you think Hillary has the same support you're more foolish than I thought.

RobJohnson
07-21-2013, 01:57 AM
Personally, I was hoping the GOP would get her to run for President in 2016. It would ensure a democratic victory, especially if Hillary is the Dem nominee. Hillary would tear Sarah apart in the debates.


She could win the seat in Alaska, but that doesn't really say very much about Alaska's voters if she does.

She can't take back that Katie Couric interview. You can say it was a set up all you want, but everyone who didn't see it in 2008 will get the chance to see it again.

The GOP can do better than her.

I would love to see Hillary run........it would seal a victory for the right.