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Sarah Palin on attending the RNC in Tampa: We'll have an announcement in a couple of days.
Tampabay.com ^ | Wednesday July 25, 2012

Posted on 07/25/2012 10:17:09 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

But the only question this Florida reporter had for the former govenor of Alaska and Tea Party favorite, was a simple one:

Will we see you at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this August?

"We'll have an announcement in a couple of days," said Palin, as an aide insisted journalists direct questions to Todd Palin. "I don't know if we'll do anything fancy as a press conference, but we'll get the word out."

As the GOP convention draws closer, rumors persist that Palin is scouting space to rent in Tampa and supporters wonder if she will be given a speaking slot. Palin declined to specualte on any of that Tuesday, preferring to shift conversation to husband Todd's performance on Stars Earn Stripes, telling another reporter it was "a great opportunity to support a great cause."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; palin; palin2012; romney; romney2012; sarahpalin; tampa
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Hmmmm
1 posted on 07/25/2012 10:17:20 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
Hmmmm

Hmmmmmmm

2 posted on 07/25/2012 10:19:19 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: Bigtigermike; onyx; STARWISE; 2ndDivisionVet

Hmmmmm, Me thinks Sarah has a Plan-Ping


3 posted on 07/25/2012 10:27:16 AM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: InterceptPoint

Prepare yourselves.

She ain’t going. She won’t crash the party.

Let the GOP elite media figure out to spin it. They plan to blame their impending loss on her anyways.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 10:27:43 AM PDT by palin45potus
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To: InterceptPoint

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.


5 posted on 07/25/2012 10:30:11 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: KC_Lion; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; APatientMan; ...
Sarah Palin's Ping List

"We'll keep our God, our guns and our Constitution."

6 posted on 07/25/2012 10:30:50 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Bigtigermike

Odd this, how the GOP is ‘big tent’ friendly when it comes to perverts but not so much for true conservatives.


7 posted on 07/25/2012 10:32:39 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: Bigtigermike

Most likely a matter of working through her contract with Fox to see if she can speak or not.


8 posted on 07/25/2012 10:38:20 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Bigtigermike
"We'll have an announcement in a couple of days," said Palin

Damn it, Sarah, quit stringing us along ... ANNOUNCE ALREADY!! ... :^)

9 posted on 07/25/2012 10:38:59 AM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I'm a fan of Sarah Palin and would have been a big supporter had she run for president. But she did not run and further, did not place a large role in the nomination process (she was mostly on the sidelines).

Therefore, I do not believe she has earned a prominent role at this convention. Would love to hear her speak if she is invited but will understand if Romney does not want her there. It's his show, not hers and it was her choice not to be a part of things this go-around.

Hopefully she will run in the 2020 cycle (as Romney will be running for re-election in 2016) - she will still be young enough, in fact, still younger than Romney is today.

In the meantime, I hope she runs for senate or something. I don't think she has much left to accomplish at FoxNews as a correspondent.

10 posted on 07/25/2012 10:38:59 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Bigtigermike

She’s switched her car insurance to GEICO.


11 posted on 07/25/2012 10:41:14 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: SamAdams76
I hope she runs for senate or something.

The Begich (D'Rat) seat in AK is up in 2014: she really should make a serious effort for it. This was the seat lost by Ted Stevens (R) in 2008 because of phony corruption charges that were later proven to be complete lies, so there is no reason why it should remain in 'Rat hands.

That would set Sarah up nicely for a 2020 POTUS run, because she'll be able to finish out the term and it will allow her to shake off the spurious charge of being a 'quitter'.

12 posted on 07/25/2012 10:46:46 AM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: KC_Lion; 2ndDivisionVet
Hmmmmm, Me thinks Sarah has a Plan-Ping

LOL. She's smarter than all of them put together.

13 posted on 07/25/2012 10:48:59 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: bassmaner

That’s a great scenario to get her back on the national stage for 2020. A six-year term in the senate leading up to a 2020 candidacy would be pretty sweet and as senator, she’d help keep President Romney on the right track.


14 posted on 07/25/2012 10:49:57 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76; Cringing Negativism Network
Sarah Palin in 2016. Either from within, or from without, the choice is yours GOP, will you accept Conservatives into you "Big Tent" or will you be our opponents.

Either way-Sarah Palin 2016!

15 posted on 07/25/2012 10:50:17 AM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: onyx
She's smarter than all of them put together

You bet she is!!!

http://i.imgur.com/Hzb0p.jpg%3C

16 posted on 07/25/2012 10:58:55 AM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: onyx
She's smarter than all of them put together

You bet she is!!!

http://i.imgur.com/Hzb0p.jpg%3C

17 posted on 07/25/2012 10:59:01 AM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: mnehring

Nope!!! Foxnews already said that there is no problem with any of there contributors making speeches....all they have to do is ask


18 posted on 07/25/2012 11:01:11 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: SamAdams76

Another “I’m a Sarah Palin supporter BUT...”

Gee!!!!!!


19 posted on 07/25/2012 11:07:05 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

You betcha.


20 posted on 07/25/2012 11:10:43 AM PDT by freedom1st
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To: SamAdams76

Palin is the most compelling speaker the GOP has, she is the best representative and de facto leader of the party’s base, she was the VP candidate on their last ticket, and she’d probably be Romney’s most effective surrogate in GOTV efforts this fall.

Other than that, I don’t see much reason to give her a prime speaking slot.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 11:15:19 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: onyx
She's smarter than all of them put together.

Yup and I have to think she's trying to decide if the GOP is worth trying to salvage.
That has to be in her mind somewhere as with any real conservative.
I have serious doubts about its' future, been back stabbed too many times.

22 posted on 07/25/2012 11:25:00 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: onyx

I hope her smarts includes good reasons for supporting some RINO like candidates over Tea Party candidates. I was an ardent Palin supporter but not so much now.


23 posted on 07/25/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Bigtigermike

According to two talking GOPe type heads she already has procured a large facility five minute walk from the convention center.....one was on Hannity show and he tried to hush her up...
HMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!


24 posted on 07/25/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: onyx

If they rally and want to win the election, they will PERSONALLY invite our Sarah to have the “floor”.

If they leave her out it will only confirm what we have ALL been saying all along.....they want America to fail, on purpose.

They better make her the grandstand at that convention.


25 posted on 07/25/2012 11:31:36 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: bassmaner; Bigtigermike
"Damn it, Sarah, quit stringing us along ... ANNOUNCE ALREADY!! ... :^)"

She may not be able to do so yet. Perhaps due to her contract w/ Fox, etc. Seems like some things need a little ironing out before hand.

Sounds as if she is trying to work out a way in order to do so. If she is not invited, then she is probably trying to figure out a way to be the "big gun", maybe outside the convention.

26 posted on 07/25/2012 11:36:57 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: noinfringers2

Here are some for you:

1) electability
2) character
3) some of those ‘tea party’ candidates are GOPe in patriots’ clothing (e.g., the Mittbot running against Hatch)
4) fallibility: Palin is, after all, human


27 posted on 07/25/2012 11:39:39 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Bigtigermike

I just hope she doesn’t do something that causes Obama to win the election. Don’t think she would do that but what’s with renting that space?


28 posted on 07/25/2012 11:40:46 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: bassmaner; Bigtigermike; onyx

We don’t know what her contracts allow and don’t allow. Sarah is a barracuda and I believe she doesn’t make a move before thinking it through throughly.

In the end, Sarah will do what is best for our country. We have NO IDEA how the heck this convention will turn out.

I’m still nursing my cuts and bruises from our primary smackdowns....Sarah, Herman and Newt.

This time, I am laying back to see what happens. Who does Mitt pick as VP? No, I am not advocating ANY VP....learned my lesson, and as I have stated, still nursing my wounds from the primary.

Heck, I have came to the realization that I may not know WHAT I will do until I walk into my voting booth on election day.


29 posted on 07/25/2012 11:45:41 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Yes! Variation 9,419,of the alway’s classic, “I love Sarah But” Routine.


30 posted on 07/25/2012 11:48:33 AM PDT by mark1973
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To: Bigtigermike; SamAdams76
"Another “I’m a Sarah Palin supporter BUT...”

Any BUT after your initial comment negates your initial comment.

31 posted on 07/25/2012 11:54:07 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: cymbeline; Bigtigermike
"I just hope she doesn’t do something that causes Obama to win the election.

And what exactly would that be?

32 posted on 07/25/2012 11:57:39 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: noinfringers2; onyx
"I was an ardent Palin supporter but not so much now."

Why? What has changed your mind? She is still the same Sarah she has always been.

33 posted on 07/25/2012 12:00:54 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NoGrayZone

Fox has already said her speaking there wouldn’t be a problem.


34 posted on 07/25/2012 12:03:44 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: noinfringers2

The Art of War....Sun Tzu.


35 posted on 07/25/2012 12:05:03 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: 9YearLurker

Could you provide a link for me?


36 posted on 07/25/2012 12:08:26 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: All

Let me get this straight. Obama is the worst president in history, so bad that a ham sandwich can beat him. Currently Romney is not beating him and should he lose, it will be Sarah’s fault. Sounds like a whole lot of ‘mustard’ on that dog.


37 posted on 07/25/2012 12:10:44 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic ( (#withNewt))
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To: 9YearLurker

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2910586/posts?page=18#18

States all they have to do is ask. None of us know if she did so and was rejected.

Unless someone has a link stating they gave Sarah the go ahead, perhaps this is the “clog”.


38 posted on 07/25/2012 12:11:40 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NoGrayZone

“And what exactly would that be?”

Being even subtly critical of Romney or interfering with the momentum that I think the Romney campaign is gaining.

Tell me why she’d want to rent space near the convention site.


39 posted on 07/25/2012 12:25:04 PM PDT by cymbeline
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To: cymbeline

I don’t know. I’ve heard a lot of chatter in regards to the convention.

Seems like Romney doesn’t have it all “wrapped up”.

We are now living in an upside down world. Anything can happen at this point.

Am I saying she will take the nom from Mitt? No. But there are MANY things that have been happening, which would have once time been outside our usual realm of thinking.


40 posted on 07/25/2012 12:40:17 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: 556x45

It’s a pup tent and they have Karl Rove, McLame and his girlfriend Lindsay, armed with clubs to smack anyone who tries to invade the wee, itty bitty tent.


41 posted on 07/25/2012 1:17:24 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: NoGrayZone
The ineligible Mr. RomneyCARE brings DEATH PANELS,
and TARP and TAXES to the GOP.

There will be NO reason to vote for the GOP if Mr. ROMNEYCARE
is at the top pushing his insane agendae.


42 posted on 07/25/2012 2:51:15 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bigtigermike

She may not go. Can’t outshine Romney, which she would surely do.


43 posted on 07/25/2012 3:15:28 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Diogenesis
As I have stated “Seems like Romney doesn't have it all “wrapped up”.”

I cannot predict the future, nor do I want to. I'm just waiting until he selects his VP, and also have NO idea what I will do once in my voting booth.

44 posted on 07/25/2012 3:23:42 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: SamAdams76

Actually Mr. RomneyCARE should have no role AND should pull
out.

HE CHEATED. HE BACKSTABBED.

HE CREATED ROMNEYCARE/OBAMACARE.

What is not to love, right?


45 posted on 07/25/2012 3:25:13 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bigtigermike

My opinion, and there’s no charge for it, and it might be worth every penny: Yes, she’ll be in town. No, she won’t be on the schedule. I’ve already said before I think she’s aiming for the next open election.


46 posted on 07/25/2012 3:48:19 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I’m not sure why she would want to speak at the RNC. She’s a Conservative.

Would it be as a guest lecturer? Kind of a peek inside the mind of Conservatives for the pubs? If so, great. It’s good they are trying to learn.


47 posted on 07/25/2012 4:21:24 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: 556x45
Odd this, how the GOP is ‘big tent’ friendly when it comes to perverts but not so much for true conservatives.

You need to turn that into a tagline...

48 posted on 07/25/2012 5:26:01 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: NoGrayZone

Fox said they’d let her speak there. How hard is that to understand?


49 posted on 07/25/2012 6:22:06 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: SamAdams76

The Lord Jesus may well return before 2020, that`s an eternity.

2016 if the Lord has not returned would be better


50 posted on 07/25/2012 7:08:49 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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