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Sarah Palin: Second term for Obama ‘catastrophic’
Politico ^ | November 7,2012 | KATIE GLUECK

Posted on 11/07/2012 8:09:32 AM PST by Hojczyk

Even before a winner was declared in the presidential contest, Sarah Palin sounded a pessimistic note on Tuesday night, saying that a second term for President Barack Obama will mean a “catastrophic” blow to the economy.

“Unfortunately, we know what we will get with four more years of President Obama,” the former GOP vice presidential nominee told Fox News’s Greta Van Susteren. “This really is a catastrophic set-back to our economy and to any opportunity that we would have for Supreme Court justices to be appointed who would be strict adherents to the traditional interpretation of what our Constitution says.”

Palin added that she hoped “things can turn around” before the end of the night.

“I’m crossing my fingers, Greta, and hoping things can turn around in the remaining hours of the evening,” she said, striking a resigned tone.

Later in the interview, Palin ran through a litany of problems that, she suggested, are associated with Obama— and expressed disbelief that voters would go down that path.

“I just cannot believe, though, that the majority of Americans would believe that incurring more debt is good for our economy, for our children’s futures, for job creators,” she said. “I cannot believe that the majority of Americans would believe it’s OK not to follow the Constitution and not have a budget. And I can’t believe the majority of Americans say it’s OK to rely on foreign sources of energy instead of drilling and mining our own resources.

“It’s a perplexing time for many of us right now, if things continue in this trend that we have seen earlier tonight,” she added.

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1 posted on 11/07/2012 8:09:36 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

I’ve got to say I’m more than a little annoyed at SP right at the moment. I believe she very easily could’ve broken through the media noise and become a rallying point, and preventing the very thing she is now decrying.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 8:12:22 AM PST by delapaz
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To: Hojczyk

ahhh it’s just a title, you know.


3 posted on 11/07/2012 8:13:06 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Hojczyk
I just cannot believe, though, that the majority of Americans would believe that incurring more debt is good for our economy, for our children’s futures, for job creators,” she said. “I cannot believe that the majority of Americans would believe it’s OK not to follow the Constitution and not have a budget. And I can’t believe the majority of Americans say it’s OK to rely on foreign sources of energy instead of drilling and mining our own resources.

...then I remember that for those on the public dole, these are all "somebody else's" problems.
4 posted on 11/07/2012 8:13:41 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Hojczyk

I know God has a plan, but that doesn’t mean I have to like it. I’m just trying to brainstorm on how my family can protect ourselves over the next four years.

Right now I just feel like crying. The “takers” are now a majority and I just have to wonder if this country will ever turn around. I just wish I could see a silver lining in all this, I just can’t.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 8:13:49 AM PST by diamond6 (Hulu has "The Hope and the Change" for free: http://www.hulu.com/#!watch/409925)
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To: Hojczyk

Let’s hope she continues to be the voice of the resistance for the next four years.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 8:14:42 AM PST by McGruff (This is probably the biggest cover-up in American history - Sen. Fred Thompson)
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To: delapaz

I like Sarah, but I disagree that her voice would have made a difference. She cannot reach the people who need to be reached. Her name is worse than Dubya’s for making half of the country start foaming at the mouth.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 8:16:35 AM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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To: diamond6

I’m thinking the same way. I’m trying to prepare for what I believe will be an economic collapse.


8 posted on 11/07/2012 8:17:34 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Sopater

...then I remember that for those on the public dole, these are all “somebody else’s” problems.

________________________

Yep and they got their Obama Phones!


9 posted on 11/07/2012 8:18:14 AM PST by navymom1
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To: Hojczyk
I was going to vote for Sarah and I would feel better right now if I had. Last election I lost half of my retirement. This time the stock market is crashing again so how much will I lose this time? The whole thing? Obama swiped medicare funds so i don't dare get sick.
10 posted on 11/07/2012 8:18:24 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Hojczyk

SP is radioactive, and will remain so for the rest of her days.

She’s a pundit with a cute arse. Nothing more.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 8:19:29 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: diamond6

I feel the worst for my kids, aged 18 and 15. I’m feeling pretty sick this morning.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 8:20:13 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: diamond6

I haven’t lost faith in this country, or in God.
I prayed frequently every day for the Dems to lose. But, remember “God works in wondrous ways.”

Naturally, I don’t know what God has planned, but don’t give up hope.


13 posted on 11/07/2012 8:20:35 AM PST by kitkat
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To: sockhead

I agree, even the mention of her daughters name on a silly dancing show is enough to make them go wonkers.


14 posted on 11/07/2012 8:21:28 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: sockhead
She cannot reach the people who need to be reached. Her name is worse than Dubya’s for making half of the country start foaming at the mouth.

Yet another brand that has successfully been demonized by the left. That and the GOP brand as a whole.

15 posted on 11/07/2012 8:21:43 AM PST by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: delapaz
I’ve got to say I’m more than a little annoyed at SP right at the moment. I believe she very easily could’ve broken through the media noise and become a rallying point, and preventing the very thing she is now decrying.

My theory is that she acquiesced to the requests/demands of the GOP to distance herself from the race, because of the perception (true or false) of her as "damaged goods".

I'd like to at least see her getting back to the "shadow president" role she played in 2009 and 2010, penning articles attacking Obama's policies and laying out alternatives, and doing so in layman's terms. Regardless of whether or not she intends to run herself, this type of work is invaluable.

16 posted on 11/07/2012 8:22:55 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Hojczyk

She kinda made me sick last night, smiling while she said this, as though her “happy pundit demeanor” were more important than how depressed every one of her fans was feeling. We were in the depths of despair and though she said she was praying for a turnaround she was chipper and smiling, probably required by her well paying boss Fox, which just reminded me that she took The Money and not what was behind door number 2. Grrrr.


17 posted on 11/07/2012 8:24:02 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: sockhead
You're aware that Sarah is persona non grata with the Republican establishment, and that the campaign of personal destruction against her came from inside the party, particularly from people associated with The Mittster?

Sarah's just a private citizen now, one who happens to be on the FOX payroll but a private citizen nonetheless - thanks to the likes of Nicolle Wallace and other backstabbers in the Republican establishment.

18 posted on 11/07/2012 8:24:03 AM PST by OKSooner ("I will bless those who bless thee, and I will curse those who curse thee.")
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To: diamond6
I just wish I could see a silver lining in all this, I just can’t.

Here's the best I can do for you: When the debt-laden economy finally crashes in the next four years, Obama will get the blame for it, not the GOP.

THE MSM won't blame Obama, of course, but the average person on the street will, much like the average person blamed Herbert Hoover.

19 posted on 11/07/2012 8:24:20 AM PST by Leaning Right
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To: kitkat

Wonder what Israel is thinking this morning?

I’m just angry.

I’m angry with the GOP and the leadership.

I’m angry with John Roberts.

I’m angry with the media, including FOX.

I’m so depressed.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 8:24:51 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: Leaning Right

I had another thought... what will happen with Iran now? Obama will do nothing to help Israel, they’re all on their own now. So sad.

God bless the U.S. and Israel.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 8:27:46 AM PST by diamond6 (Hulu has "The Hope and the Change" for free: http://www.hulu.com/#!watch/409925)
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To: frogjerk

Yet another brand that has successfully been demonized by the left. That and the GOP brand as a whole.


Alinsky’s book has made all the difference. The number one motivation for Americans is to avoid being mocked. Imagine what would happen socially to a lib who admitted that Sarah Palin or rush Limbaugh or even milquetoast Romney was making sense. Just imagine how their friends and coworkers would laugh at them.


22 posted on 11/07/2012 8:28:01 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: kitkat

Sage advice, kitkat.


23 posted on 11/07/2012 8:28:26 AM PST by Josephat
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To: Qwackertoo

Look it is what it is. My mother shared some advise with me this morning she said “life sucks”. She said when Goldwater lost she cried for a week. Nothing we can do now so I will just keep doing what I think is right for my kids to see and set a good example.


24 posted on 11/07/2012 8:29:05 AM PST by angcat
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To: Leaning Right
"Here's the best I can do for you: When the debt-laden economy finally crashes in the next four years, Obama will get the blame for it, not the GOP.

THE MSM won't blame Obama, of course, but the average person on the street will, much like the average person blamed Herbert Hoover."

Do you think so? I don't. According to exit polls, a pretty sizeable majority of voters still blame Bush for the economy. If the fools believe that after four years, they're stupid enough to extend it for another four.

25 posted on 11/07/2012 8:30:16 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: OKSooner

The Republican Establishment and the left, as Frogjerk indicated above, undid Sarah. All that matters is that how the majority perceive her. We may enjoy listening to her, but she isn’t going to help us win over anyone.


26 posted on 11/07/2012 8:31:02 AM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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To: frogjerk
" Yet another brand that has successfully been demonized by the left. That and the GOP brand as a whole. "

Yes, and easily done with the help of the GOP its own self, particularly idiots like Akin and Mourdock, although they're far from alone.

Batten everything down if it isn't already too late. Things start getting serious as soon as Barry gets back from his post-Inaugural vacation.

(Which begs the question: Two inaugurations, one public and one private with Chief Justice Roberts like last time, or only one?)

27 posted on 11/07/2012 8:31:21 AM PST by OKSooner ("I will bless those who bless thee, and I will curse those who curse thee.")
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To: Leaning Right
“THE MSM won't blame Obama, of course, but the average person on the street will”

You sure about that? After what happened last night I'm not sure most people have plain ole good common sense anymore.

I think maybe the “dumbing down” of America has finally succeeded.

28 posted on 11/07/2012 8:31:39 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Qwackertoo

It’s always darkest before the dawn.

Pray, pray, pray.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 8:35:23 AM PST by kitkat
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To: angcat
GOP wanted nothing to do with Sarah this election cycle....and what did it get them...I do not mean running for president.. I mean getting her voters out..the tea party...GOP wanted nothing to do with the tea party either..
30 posted on 11/07/2012 8:36:02 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

The GOP would rather lose than to give up any control to the TEA party.


31 posted on 11/07/2012 8:37:33 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: angcat

Good advice. Glad they aren’t here right now to see me so depressed. One away at college and other at high school so I have to snap out of it before 3:00 p.m.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 8:41:49 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: Hojczyk

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”
— (attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt )


33 posted on 11/07/2012 8:45:04 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: kitkat

Thanks, I’m trying really hard this morning.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 8:45:21 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: Leaning Right
Here's the best I can do for you: When the debt-laden economy finally crashes in the next four years, Obama will get the blame for it, not the GOP.

Somehow I doubt that.

The left has its mantra firmly in place and ready to go:

"Bush left the economy in a bigger mess than we thought."
"We just haven't had enough time to fix Bush's mess, that's all."

Don't think they won't use those lines again in 2016 when the economy is even deeper in the sh*tter.


35 posted on 11/07/2012 8:45:59 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: V_TWIN

I agree. More kids today think they will be famous by getting on a reality show.

40% of babies born are now to unwed teenaged mothers.

I forsee WWIII or a civil war but maybe, like WWII that is what it will take to make our country great again


36 posted on 11/07/2012 8:50:05 AM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: kevkrom

well they lost. Meaning, we won, right along with Zero. So it’s time to mobilize the TEA Party to fill the vacuum with the best teflon candidates we can find, wherever we may discover them. Before we get another good-old-boy-system-picked-years-in-advance-RINO candidate forced on us.


37 posted on 11/07/2012 9:02:44 AM PST by blueplum
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To: diamond6
this is NOT God's plan...HE doesn't fix our lives like a puppet master....HE gives us free will to do what we want....

we didn't get this done....

God's plan is for us to be happy,prosperous...

we didn't get it done....IMO there was outright vote fraud....but still, we didn't protect our voting process...

38 posted on 11/07/2012 9:06:54 AM PST by cherry
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To: blueplum

I think that we have to target the schools and the media and Unions, more so than the candidates on the left.. could we have been picking the wrong target?

realize it’s a ridiculous thought... but we are only trying get rid of their hand picked messengers.

we gave to get down in the dirt to win, and win against them with any method short of being unlawful.


39 posted on 11/07/2012 9:10:31 AM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: frogjerk
Yet another brand that has successfully been demonized by the left. That and the GOP brand as a whole.

Yep, the sheeple are easy to fool.

40 posted on 11/07/2012 9:11:27 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: OKSooner
Palin did herself no favors by not sticking with the governorship...

I LOVED her at one time....but not so much anymore....she should have been using these years to polish her speech, to learn Spanish, to deepen her knowledge...

41 posted on 11/07/2012 9:12:58 AM PST by cherry
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To: Glacier Honey

WW with a draft picking off all these shallow young people and their kardashians and their nose rings will be a wakeup call...so will pulling out mommmy and daddy’s money when it all goes up kaboom financially...


42 posted on 11/07/2012 9:15:41 AM PST by cherry
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To: Leaning Right
THE MSM won't blame Obama, of course, but the average person on the street will,...

Yes they will, at some time or other in the "reeducation camp", before becoming a lampshade and soap.

43 posted on 11/07/2012 9:21:10 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: cherry
Palin did herself no favors by not sticking with the governorship...

Sarah had no choice, considering the level of Lawfare being waged against her and her family.

44 posted on 11/07/2012 9:25:20 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Hojczyk

Obama = Economic Suicide


45 posted on 11/07/2012 9:26:01 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Wiggins
I’m trying to prepare for what I believe will be an economic collapse.

The economy may actually not be the worst of the next 4 years. Obama has given the green light to the Russian Bear and God knows who else.

Expect the Russian Bear to complete its Invasion of Georgia (not the peach state) before the winter Olympics in 2014.

46 posted on 11/07/2012 9:30:27 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: justa-hairyape

Economic collapse is still far worse than Russia invading Georgia. Although they will most likely both occur around the same time.


47 posted on 11/07/2012 9:49:35 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Yaelle
'All it takes for evil to prevail, is for good people to do nothing.'

Today, if Sarah was running for office I would support her and vote for her. She has more moxie/wisdom in her little finger than all our Senators put together. They have lost respect and credence. Very ineffective.

She is smart, unafraid of the critics, has experience with the ‘good ole boys’ and how they operate, and she loves America and freedom. Maybe we can draft her.
Americans have become too politically correct to do anything for regaining executive positions; or being effective in governing.

IF WE DO NOT WANT TO DISSOLVE INTO A THIRD WORLD POOR NATION ...

WE MUST NOT GIVE UP, BUT RATHER IT IS TIME TO EDUCATE THE POPULACE. AT EVERY LEVEL, THE ARMED FORCES, THE SCHOOLS,THE MONETARY SYSTEM THE CONSTITUATIONAL LAWS AND BILL OF RIGHTS. THE MAJORITY OF OUR CITIZENS DO NOT UNDERSTAND HISTORY, or CURRENT HAPPENINGS IN EUROPE AND OTHER STRUGGLING NATIONS

IT TAKES DEDICATION AND SINCERE FAITH IN GOD ALMIGHTY, TO KNOW OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND REGULATIONS.

THE UNITED NATIONS AND AGENDA 21, IS FURTHER LOSS OF AMERICAN FREEDOM.

IT IS INDEED CATASTROPHIC!!!

WE MUST DRAW A LINE IN THE SAND AND SAY NO MORE.

WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH AMERICA?

IS THERE ANOTHER WAY? TO SAVE AMERICA AS WE HAVE KNOW IT? sorry for the caps!

48 posted on 11/07/2012 10:42:01 AM PST by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: Yaelle

[ She(palin) kinda made me sick last night, smiling while she said this ]

THEN, it must have really made you want to “spew” when Megyn Kelly and Baier seemed almost “giddy” that Barry Half-White WON?...all smiles and giggles..


49 posted on 11/07/2012 10:42:01 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: geologist
Will you Palin zealots knock it off!

She is nothing but an attractive woman with some good viewpoints, she is not a political leader.

50 posted on 11/07/2012 11:01:43 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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