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Experts back Sarah Palinís historical account: You betcha she was right!
The Boston Herald ^ | June 6, 2011 | Chris Cassidy

Posted on 06/05/2011 10:08:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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To: skr

These libs just cannot accept the fact that Palin is one intelligent cookie. It isn’t luck, it’s innate intelligence, and wisdom.


51 posted on 06/06/2011 10:04:48 AM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: NoGrayZone
If He forgives us, He will give us another chance....and that chance is Sarah, and only Sarah, our modern day Esther.

Well said. Check my longtime tagline. ;)

52 posted on 06/06/2011 10:07:37 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: truthfreedom

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.


53 posted on 06/06/2011 10:11:33 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
An academic question is in order...

How many United States citizens were warned by Paul Revere???

54 posted on 06/06/2011 10:16:38 AM PDT by whodathunkit
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To: taraytarah

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.


55 posted on 06/06/2011 10:16:48 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: All
Boston University history professor Brendan McConville said....

Matters little what this fellow said, 95% chance he is a Donk and a lefty, so he has his own interpretive agenda on what the Gov said...
56 posted on 06/06/2011 10:19:42 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: whodathunkit

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.


57 posted on 06/06/2011 10:20:45 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: NoGrayZone

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...


58 posted on 06/06/2011 10:23:26 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

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.


59 posted on 06/06/2011 10:34:11 AM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being beheaded.")
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To: Eldon Tyrell
Good one. I like to point out it was a civil war.

To counter the Palin bashers, ask them the nationality of the patriots on the Lexington Green!

60 posted on 06/06/2011 10:34:46 AM PDT by whodathunkit
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To: truthfreedom
"factishness"???

That is not the King's English!!!

CA....

61 posted on 06/06/2011 10:35:26 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: truthfreedom
"factishness"???

That is not the King's English!!!

CA....

62 posted on 06/06/2011 10:35:44 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: truthfreedom
"factishness"???

That is not the King's English!!!

CA....

63 posted on 06/06/2011 10:36:14 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: truthfreedom
"factishness"???

That is not the King's English!!!

CA....

64 posted on 06/06/2011 10:37:43 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: exit82

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.


65 posted on 06/06/2011 10:43:33 AM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being beheaded.")
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To: Chances Are
Most sorry for the multiple posts...this damn browser has failed me yet again!

CA....

66 posted on 06/06/2011 10:43:33 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: Chances Are

right. is similar to truthiness.


67 posted on 06/06/2011 10:56:08 AM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: NoGrayZone
I do believe Sarah is close enough to God that she will make the correct decision He would have her make. I'd love to see her run and win. We all know what that would mean for our country. But if she doesn't run, then I see it as we will continue the downward slope we're on...

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.

68 posted on 06/06/2011 10:58:26 AM PDT by caww
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To: kcvl

“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.


69 posted on 06/06/2011 11:02:28 AM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: AzNASCARfan

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.


70 posted on 06/06/2011 11:10:51 AM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: truthfreedom
Not to be rude, but you appear to be partaking in the same "picking fly crap out of pepper" routine that the media continuously do in order to minimize her.

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.

71 posted on 06/06/2011 11:18:40 AM PDT by carolinacrazy (Bow to your sensei.... BOW TO YOUR SENSEI...... www.jackassdemocrats.com)
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To: taraytarah

“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.


72 posted on 06/06/2011 11:32:42 AM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: Eldon Tyrell

I wasn’t arguing that Palin was factually inaccurate, just that her sentence didn’t make sense.


73 posted on 06/06/2011 11:34:20 AM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: Eyes Unclouded

I think you’re joking there. Good one.


74 posted on 06/06/2011 11:35:42 AM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

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.


75 posted on 06/06/2011 12:12:38 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: carolinacrazy

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.


76 posted on 06/06/2011 12:16:31 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: Eldon Tyrell; truthfreedom

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.


77 posted on 06/06/2011 12:52:21 PM PDT by HushTX (I make libs rage quit.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bump


78 posted on 06/06/2011 1:32:10 PM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: skr
if she gets it right, she’s lucky.

What does luck have to do with it? Did she flip a coin before she spoke?
79 posted on 06/06/2011 1:47:28 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: re_nortex
How Palin beat Obama to become the nation's first woman President

Let me guess - she's lucky! LOL!!
80 posted on 06/06/2011 1:53:31 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: skr

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.


81 posted on 06/06/2011 3:27:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
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.

How persistent some folks' delusions can be!
82 posted on 06/06/2011 3:29:29 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Eleutheria5
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.

How persistent some folks' delusions can be!

Here's another couple examples of persistent delusion:

1. Patrick Leehey of the Paul Revere House said Revere was probably bluffing his British captors, but reluctantly conceded that it could be construed as Revere warning the British.

“I suppose you could say that,” Leehey said. “But I don’t know if that’s really what Mrs. Palin was referring to.”

2. McConville said he also is not convinced that Palin’s remarks reflect scholarship.

“I would call her lucky in her comments,” McConville said.


83 posted on 06/06/2011 3:32:20 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: aruanan

Well, she attended one of those other universities, so there’s no telling what those people actually learn./sarc


84 posted on 06/06/2011 4:26:45 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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...


85 posted on 06/06/2011 6:11:30 PM PDT by Fred (Suspend All Immigration Until Unemployment is Reduced to 5%)
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To: Eldon Tyrell
It was not national news worthy

It was as news worthy as a fumbled toast to the Queen, 57 States, or how to spell potatoe.

86 posted on 06/06/2011 6:47:56 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah in 2012, Piper in 2036!!!



87 posted on 06/06/2011 7:05:37 PM PDT by Dajjal (Justice Robert Jackson was wrong -- the Constitution IS a suicide pact.)
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To: truthfreedom
I agree with the “waste of time” point.
88 posted on 06/06/2011 7:25:42 PM PDT by carolinacrazy (Bow to your sensei.... BOW TO YOUR SENSEI...... www.jackassdemocrats.com)
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To: Doe Eyes

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.


89 posted on 06/06/2011 9:43:09 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: Eldon Tyrell

Hey n00b, get a clue.


90 posted on 06/06/2011 9:44:53 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Doe Eyes

Your point will not be acknowledged by the n00b. There is an agenda afoot don’tchaknow.


91 posted on 06/06/2011 9:46:14 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Doe Eyes

Post #55 reveals the n00b’s agenda.


92 posted on 06/06/2011 9:47:30 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: HushTX

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 -
http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Reveres-David-Hackett-Fischer/dp/0195098315

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.


93 posted on 06/06/2011 10:05:05 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: Eldon Tyrell

I wasn’t so much referring to the content as the presentation.


94 posted on 06/06/2011 10:07:43 PM PDT by HushTX (I make libs rage quit.)
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To: HushTX

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.


95 posted on 06/06/2011 10:44:38 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: 23 Everest

“Since most of the last 3 generations has never learned our history, it makes sense they don’t 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.


96 posted on 06/07/2011 5:24:26 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: Sea Parrot

Never mess with an old fart who is too old to fight, he is likely to kill you.


97 posted on 06/07/2011 5:36:27 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: MHGinTN

Whats the matter - did I upset you and your girlfriend?

You call names - but add no thinking.


98 posted on 06/07/2011 8:00:23 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: Eldon Tyrell

N00b! Bwahahaha, you so transpalent bloy. You worky hard now, okay.


99 posted on 06/07/2011 8:07:20 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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