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Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

Old 02-11-10, 07:34 AM
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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Who wins depends on how the economy is doing. If the economy is going well, Obama will be reelected. If not, & we'll still stuck in Afghanistan, I believe Obama will be a one-term president.
I believe Obama will be re-elected also. Not because he's done anything spectacular mind you. It's because of the stimulus that he's waiting to interject into the economy at election time. That's why he won't use it all now to help fix things, he's waiting for election time.
That's also why they're asking for a second stimulus when the first one isn't used up yet.
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I believe Obama will be re-elected also. Not because he's done anything spectacular mind you. It's because of the stimulus that he's waiting to interject into the economy at election time. That's why he won't use it all now to help fix things, he's waiting for election time.
That's also why they're asking for a second stimulus when the first one isn't used up yet.
So, you think Obama can magically make the economy awesome again, but he's just holding back and not doing it?
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Keep saying that, and keep denigrating the Tea Part members. Trust me, that's a tactic that's working just fine.
The Tea Party movement will collapse on its own. They'll blame the lamestream media but it will be their own doing. It started at their convention, but as more people realize that the movement is nothing more than "new Coke" Republicans, whatever popularity they are enjoying (above and beyond the popularity of the mainstream Republican party) will evaporate.

When birther Joseph Farah is a key speaker at the convention, and other speakers make statements like, "Republicans would be wise to listen to us" (without any reference to Democrats) it is pretty obvious to anyone what the Tea Party movement is about.
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The Tea Party Movement involves more than just "New Coke Republicans.'

There are libertarians & populists & others in the movement.

And, they're a lot more than just birthers in the movement.
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And if it comes from c-man it could be categorized as a fossil fuel

Anyway, this is definitely one of the more entertaining threads at the Politics forum. I am happy that Palin continues to stay in the news so I can be entertained for many more months to come (and one of the reasons I'm not that scared if she becomes President).
I don't believe wind is a fossil fuel.

I realize we do live in a fossil fuel age; and, for the foreseeable future we're going to live in that age.
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Keep saying that, and keep denigrating the Tea Part members. Trust me, that's a tactic that's working just fine.
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I think we can see why Democrats are TERRIFIED of Palin.
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The Tea Party Movement involves more than just "New Coke Republicans.'

There are libertarians & populists & others in the movement.

And, they're a lot more than just birthers in the movement.
Don't you think the birthers and racists will eventually scare off the people who are actually interested in fiscal reform? I mean, yes, there are problems with the way the economy is headed, but a group that counts Orly Taitz and the worldnutdaily guy as members doesn't exactly look like a viable option for any meaningful change.
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I think we can see why Democrats are TERRIFIED of Palin.
Clearly her massively high levels of support and popularity has them quaking in their boots.
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Don't you think the birthers and racists will eventually scare off the people who are actually interested in fiscal reform? I mean, yes, there are problems with the way the economy is headed, but a group that counts Orly Taitz and the worldnutdaily guy as members doesn't exactly look like a viable option for any meaningful change.
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I thought they were scared of her because she might wipe ink on them.
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Clearly her massively high levels of support and popularity has them quaking in their boots.
The most revealing thing to me about the numbers aren't the values per se, but the trends. The more time goes by, the less people like her or think she'd be a good president.
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The most revealing thing to me about the numbers aren't the values per se, but the trends. The more time goes by, the less people like her or think she'd be a good president.
The more time goes by, the less people think he's a good president.
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I now believe c-man to be a bot that auto-replies "Obama too!" every time somebody posts something negative about Palin.
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I now believe c-man to be a bot that auto-replies "Obama too!" every time somebody posts something negative about Palin.
You don't know what you believe.
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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Don't you think the birthers and racists will eventually scare off the people who are actually interested in fiscal reform? I mean, yes, there are problems with the way the economy is headed, but a group that counts Orly Taitz and the worldnutdaily guy as members doesn't exactly look like a viable option for any meaningful change.
The only reason why there are any people genuinely interested in fiscal reform that have associated themselves with the Tea Party Movement is because it gives them an avenue in which to vent.

I remember the Reform Party movement that was the result of Ross Perot's candidacy. Some of my friends were involved. They would be considered blue collar, red-neck backwater yokels. But they did some actual work for their cause. Getting petitions signed, working through the maze of paperwork to get recognized as a political party. They were frustrated about the system. But rather than wallow in feel-good venting, they channeled that into something constructive. (I'm sure that there were a share of moonbats as well, but I don't recall encountering any)

By contrast, Tea Partiers demonstrate the same infantile behavior that many liberal activists demonstrate. The Tea Partiers look more like attendees of a "Let's Make a Deal" reunion than serious reform movement.

And like any other movement based on emotion, as those emotions fade, so will participation.

So rather than do the hard work of creating a formal political party they take the easy way out... make noise to influence the Republican party. That isn't going to work. But it doesn't surprise me that they think that it will... especially since they embrace Palin and birthers.
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Do you know any Tea Party folks?
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Do you know any Tea Party folks?
Does Obama?
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By contrast, Tea Partiers demonstrate the same infantile behavior that many liberal activists demonstrate. The Tea Partiers look more like attendees of a "Let's Make a Deal" reunion than serious reform movement.

And like any other movement based on emotion, as those emotions fade, so will participation.

So rather than do the hard work of creating a formal political party they take the easy way out... make noise to influence the Republican party. That isn't going to work. But it doesn't surprise me that they think that it will... especially since they embrace Palin and birthers.
This seems relevant.
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Do you know any Tea Party folks?

Do these count?

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Does Obama?
Perhaps you should try to stop being funny (and failing miserably) and actually contribute something to the thread.
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Perhaps you should try to stop being funny (and failing miserably) and actually contribute something to the thread.
I would argue that I'm contributing at least as much as you.
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Perhaps you should try to stop being funny (and failing miserably) and actually contribute something to the thread.
...for your contributions, because they are funny, but not amusing in the slightest.
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I will just consider the source.
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