Skip to comments.Experts back Sarah Palinís historical account: You betcha she was right!
Posted on 06/05/2011 10:08:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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These libs just cannot accept the fact that Palin is one intelligent cookie. It isn’t luck, it’s innate intelligence, and wisdom.
Well said. Check my longtime tagline. ;)
You sure spout a lot of words -
And yet - in not one case - did you present where she was facually inaccurate.
You also did not indicate what personal research you have done on the topic.
I won’t be responding to more of your inane posts - you have demonstrated you have no case - just blather. Go troll somwewhere else.
How many United States citizens were warned by Paul Revere???
Yes - she fumbled it.
What it sounded to me like - was she studied up on the history books - but then struggled to get the words out.
I knew exactly what she was talking about - but she forgot - the media were just looking for dirt. For Obama - they would send us a picture of him eating ice cream.
it was not national news worthy - especially not given the media’s errors in reporting. We have a President who can’t string a prepared statement together without a teleprompter - looks like she was walkign and talking and doing soemthing else at the same time.
Cheap shot on multiple counts.
Good one. I like to point out it was a civil war.
If she really wanted to get the leftists panties in a knot - she could have pointed out that Revere and Dawes really just went to places like Pastor’s houses - the churches did much of the communicating.
Separation of Church and State - my ass.
I have no doubt the people of our nation are in a bad place in regard to how God sees us. We have crossed pretty much all the lines He’s given which protect us. Our country is being invaded just as happened in the old testament when the people turned away from God, and it’s coming from every direction as well as within the churches and our governing powers. Sad state of affairs in every respect...
If Sarah does run the opposition will be more than fierce, the enemy of God does not let go of what he’s claimed easily....and he has a firm hold on this country now. If Sarah does not run, then I can accept that as well and will not hold anything against her if she declines. I am praying she will run, but only if it is what God wants. He knows the timing of all things and the way the world is shaping up ...we may have just passed the time of our influence. Time indeed, will tell. We can only pray it is not too late...
When I pray to God, I pray that He forces her to run, lol. I ask for forgiveness for our country and apologize for my slumber.
I just pray it’s not too late. barry stating Israel should go back to it’s 1967 borders DOES NOT bid well for us.
We are at the lowest point of our history as a nation. I’m just praying for one more chance.
McCarthy was right all along...the commies were infiltrating our government and hollyweird. He was persecuted for pulling a “Paul Revere”.
How right he was.
To counter the Palin bashers, ask them the nationality of the patriots on the Lexington Green!
That is not the King's English!!!
That is not the King's English!!!
That is not the King's English!!!
That is not the King's English!!!
Amen! After the 2008 election and Sarah went back to Alaska I was heart broken.
I sent her a thank you card, with all my info to add to her database and also told her she was our modern day Esther.
I wrote in the Bible text about Esther, her courage and strength and told Sarah “YOU are our Esther”.
May God forgive us for our slumber. Time will tell.
right. is similar to truthiness.
We see the world stage shaping up at an accelerated pace now. And we also know the US will become less significant when it comes to the happenings overseas. Probably involved but surely not as we have known in the past. We see this consistently now with Obama carrying no weight at all on the International Stage.
Our nation has been that which has kept things in check world wide. We loose power, things will go unchecked and run the course they are headed for. They all talk “Peace” but the peace which will come for a short time will be a false peace.
Where and how Sarah may fit in the arena will surely be seen if or not she runs. She remains a strong and abiding force to be reckoned with regardless....and keeps our eyes focused on what we are all hoping for...another chance as a nation....and if the demorats win...then let them wear the crown of destroying what once was. It will be on their watch.
“John Walsh - MA Democrat Party”
Hey, lardass. Looks like you have trouble pushing yourself away from the government trough. Maybe if you and your affirmative action slacker messiah had speant some time studying instead of sucking on the almighty federal teat, you might have realized that that “dumb broad”, who had to WORK for her grades, just might have her facts right.
Sure, it all does come down to what the candidate is likely to do as President. Certainly, gibberish sentences does not equal bad President, or stupid President. But some voters might think so.
Things spoken and things written are two different animals. If she wrote this, it would be difficult to read. But since this was spoken, it makes sense.
Her account, and historical point to be made, are correct. The sentence is pretty easy to decipher no matter the phrasing used.
Now if she said Revere was a woman who was riding in a car and blew the horn to warn the Indians, that would be historically inaccurate.
“Warned the British” I think is fine. The historical record seems to back that up. Some analysts seem to think that warning the British equates somehow to trying to help the British in some way. Revere was trying to avoid a battle, and telling the British that we’re ready to kick their ass, and that if they want to avoid losing a battle, going back to where they came from was the best way to go would help avoid that battle.
Her sentence structure seemed to have Revere himself “ringing those bells”, and sending “those warning shots”.
I’m not arguing the history of it. I’m saying the sentence didn’t make sense. I’m not saying it’s a big deal, but it’s not some brilliant Palin trap that she set for the MSM either.
And, I’ll admit that no other candidate gets the kind of detailed scrutiny that Palin does. Mostly because no one cares what Romney, Pawlenty and Huntsman have to say, and people just want those guys to go away.
I wasn’t arguing that Palin was factually inaccurate, just that her sentence didn’t make sense.
I think you’re joking there. Good one.
I’d say “similar to the grammar police”. Anonymous posters shouldn’t be held to the standard of a Presidential candidate.
But you’re right about what is commonplace.
My argument is that we should be getting away from this one, not continuing to talk about it. Yes, the media does that fly crap / pepper thing. Even if factually correct, the sentence doesn’t make sense as written, and we really don’t want to be dwelling on this minor incident.
The essence of the problem with Sarah Palin’s statement is that it sounded exactly like what someone might say after going on a tourist’s tour of the area and hearing a LOT of information all in one short venture.
Out of everything that she has done and said during her trip, and all of the footage that has no-doubt been gathered, THIS is what people are focusing on. That tells you exactly what the intention is.
I can get over her atrocious explanation of whatever history she was trying to get across. The facts were there, they were just garbled. Ask anyone else in the country to recount everything they heard during a tourist’s visit to a historical site and it will sound just the same.
I’m over it.
My one-time Ninjutsu teacher, present brother-in-law, could throw a new student down for hours, and that would be how long it took for them to admit that he knows something. Until then, they’d be sure that they tripped, it was “luck,” “something strange happened,” etc.
Well, she attended one of those other universities, so there’s no telling what those people actually learn./sarc
Enough with PR cute sayings and slogans.....all that needs to be said is JOBS JOBS JOBS JOBS JOBS JOBS.....is this really so difficult to do???? get on with it...
It was as news worthy as a fumbled toast to the Queen, 57 States, or how to spell potatoe.
Sarah in 2012, Piper in 2036!!!
Go sell stupid someplace else.
No - a random - CORRECT - comment in a harried situation is not equal to flubbing a prepared toast to the Queen in front of the whole world. Nice try at the equavalency game, though.
Unless you think my kid’s baseball game is the World Series.
Hey n00b, get a clue.
Your point will not be acknowledged by the n00b. There is an agenda afoot don’tchaknow.
Post #55 reveals the n00b’s agenda.
Ummm - no.
Because the usual tourist banter does not include Revere’s capture - and his effectively telling his captors to screw off.
Look - the keeper of the Revere House or whatever - still doesn’t understand what he has got wrong.
This was “she read a book before the trip, and it was in the book - and she tangled it up”.
The “usual tourist banter” is what the LSM expected from her -
If you ever want to read a great book -
Is an awesome book. And she sounded EXACTLY like she had read it - the emphasis on the British coming to take the weapons, Revere “warning” them - etc. If you read this book - you will understand exactly where she was coming from.
I’m from Boston - been to Lexington Green on April 19th multiple times. Been to nearly every historical site there 3X. her comments were NOT based on the usual banter. The book reads like a Die Hard movie.
One reason I say this - the part where Revere is caught - just sticks in your head. It is just so awesome - some of the backstory - he was actually WANTED by the Brits - he was not just some unknown dude. So here he is - riding around the coutryside, raising the alarm - the Brit Scouts catch him - and ask “Who are you” and he says “Paul Revere” - like the ONE guy they were trying to catch. (I forget - but his charge would have been close to treason) - So - a little banter, they put a gun to his head, blah blah, - THEN he says “Better let me go - because my boys are coming!” - and they let him go!
But - no - I don’t get a commission on book sales.
I wasn’t so much referring to the content as the presentation.
The presentation was terrible - agreed. And I bet - she doesn’t get caught like that again.
In the video it looks like she was doing like 3 things at once.
You shoul dget the book - it is one of my al ltime favorites. Check out the ratings on Amazon.
“Since most of the last 3 generations has never learned our history, it makes sense they dont know it.”
How right you are and it scares me! I have talked to some of the recent graduates of our local university (which is supposed to be quite respectable) who MAJORED in history and they don’t seem to know enough to gain ADMITTANCE to a public high school of the nineteen fifties era in South Carolina, don’t even talk about graduating.
Never mess with an old fart who is too old to fight, he is likely to kill you.
Whats the matter - did I upset you and your girlfriend?
You call names - but add no thinking.
N00b! Bwahahaha, you so transpalent bloy. You worky hard now, okay.