The Bushies, and by extension Romney, got to Rush a long time ago...it's quite sad.
He has to be shamed or pressured into mentioning Gov. Palin, which is something I never thought I'd see.
This probably explains Sarah's respect and admiration for Mark Levin...he didn't sell her down the road.
Well, I have another question - and please don't take simply asking a question to mean that I'm not going to vote AGAINST Obama - but so many people keep talking about how we all have to show solidarity. Um, why? When the Romney campaign is acting like it doesn't even need our votes? Or even want them?
I can even say that as someone who didn't vote for any of the Republican candidates in the primaries because I live in a late state and everything was already decided before it got to me so I figured what was the point. And it wasn't just that I was pissed. There was barely any campaigning or publicity around here to help anyone remember when the primaries were. Now, here I am being made to feel the exact same way by the exact same people in the exact same party about November in August - that my vote doesn't count. Just get in line and do as you're told. We'll tell you what to think and even who we want you to like now.
Really? Solidarity behind that? Give me a freaking break. That's different from Obama by how many degrees exactly?
I don't listen to Limbaugh. I think he's so full of himself he could fill a thousand hot air balloons and still have some left over. If he likes Ryan then he likes RINO's. Ryan's votes on Bush unfunded mandates like No Child Left Behind, Medicare part D and voting for obama's automaker bailouts is proof. This ticket is obama lite. To make it out to be the second coming of Reagan is simply fantasy land.
Romney, Bush and company, and the GOPe started their campaign against Sarah Palin in 2008 and as soon as she represented the TEA people she became their major target along with US. They fear her for what she was able to do in Alaska, she will clean house in DC.
Paul Ryan doesn't know how sudden and relentless reform should be our motto........his budget will get US to the same place obama is taking US only by a longer route. And poor mitt just wants to be President, not a heart to serve, but to win the seat. He's running against the worst president in history and can't garner enough enthusiasm to fill a shot glass, except from maybe Rush today and the GOPe.
Romney/Paul will get the votes to oust obama, the TEA people will see to it because obama must go.
IMHO Paul Ryan does not represent the TEA people, his voting record speaks for itself.
Rush spent all weekend and couldn't remember how Sarah Palin excited the crowd? He dissed Sarah. Too bad. This is not the time to forget your base, Rush.
He did short Palin but covered it before he was done. It's okay. Now, I ordered my Romney Ryan bumper sticker Saturday and I'm not a bumper sticker kind of guy. But, I believe it's very important that we show solidarity, visibly. This current farce has a lot of voters shy about voicing their choice. It's beat down a lot of us. I'm showing my colors.
Ryan helped put us in this mess. Palin never would have voted for all those bailouts and spending. So she is also more conservative.
Rush, Rush, Rush. Too many rounds of golf this weekend?
7 million dollars was raised in the first 24 hours after Sarah Palin's VP announcement. 3.2 million dollars was raised in the first 24 hours after Paul Ryan's selection.
60,000 people showed up to see Sarah Palin in FL in '08. 10,000 people came out for Ryan AND Romney in Paul's home state of WI.
I thought you were better than that, Rush.
The self-martyrdom of some people is so pervasive and counter-productive. To paraphrase Ryan from last year, "With friends like that, who needs the left?"
Obama is so scared he'll have to face this ticket.
Rush wants OB out, he said what he said, then tried to walk it back. He knows you step on Sarah,s toes, your toast. He is doing what he can do for Ryan / Romney .. So is Sarah. Rush gets the benefit of the doubt. lets move on
I realize this seems like a slam at Palin, because she brought pretty much ALL of the energy to McCain's dry, wheezing campaign of weakness. But Rush realizes that, too.
Palin brought a near-dead thing back to life, which was clearly a form of "energizing" of major significance. It was like turning a spotlight on a dark stage. Bright, hot, and startling.
But Romney's campaign was actually humming along fairly well. He had a tremendous advantage here, in that he has raised a lot of money, and has been able to campaign as the nominee for several weeks. Adding Ryan to the ticket was like taking an already well-lit stage and cranking it up even brighter. So the percentage change was less in Ryan's case, but the overall effect was still greater because there was more to work with in the first place.
Add to this the feeling that we can crush this horrific stranglehold the left has had for six years, a feeling of energy already present in the Tea Party and in the incredible election successes of 2010, and all the special election since then, including Governor Walker's recall election, and we have a very energized electorate on the right.
Palin was a ray of sunshine when we needed it.
Romney And Ryan are running in her arena, thanks to all the Tea Party candidates she helped elect. And she is putting the spotlight on them now. So I'll correct Rush only slightly: It isn't just that Romney named Ryan, it's that we got Ryan and Palin's charged commentary in the same weekend of news.
So yeah, this is a much more energized moment than anything we've seen in ages.
no, they are not running in her arena, they have snubbed her time and time again and this time didn't want her at the convention. they are not going to get my vote now for the manner in which they have treated gov palin. rino romney doesn't have what it takes to beat obama nor does the insider ryan.
Oh, yes, they definitely are in her arena.
All you have to do is compare her track record of success in endorsements and in her appearances alongside candidates—campaigning for them—to realize a LOT of sitting Congressmen and Women know Palin was part of their success.
That makes it her arena. When she speaks, people listen.
You might be correct about Romney being unable to beat the incumbent, if they were running against anyone else. But it's Obama, and he's got the worst record of any modern President.
I think this will be the last gasp for the Republican Party. Romney will be the last Republican President. Any party that holds its base in contempt and is fundamentally corrupt cannot continue. I believe there will be a Freedom Party by 2014.
I will vote for Romney, IF he's the nominee, because he's better than Obama.
Then we conservatives will hold his soft little foofies to the FIRE, if he does NOT govern in a proper, fiscally responsible way thereafter (IF he wins).......
I would MUCH prefer that the convention vote in a different REFORMER as nominee!
Please watch 2016themovie.com and you will be dragging people to the poll in November, not to vote for Romney, but to vote Obama. Not overstating this.
What happened to Palin from Steve expletive was dirty, but the narrative that the Bush campaign used dirty tricks against Kerry was a lie.
I don't even like Bush. They weren't unfair to Kerry.
As much as i have no use for MITTEN'S and believe me,i don't,we can't ever forget that the head of the snake,is the Bush family. The main underminers inside of McCain's campaign were Nicolle Wallace and Steve Schmidt's. Wallace was Jeb Bush's Ptress Secretary in Florida and was hired from there,by George W.Bush,after the re-count,to be his Director of Communication's. Steve Schmidt's, was Karl rove's top aide and was co-head of Oppo reearch ( Dirty tricks ) for George W.Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. While MITTEN'S has been making attempts at trying to undermine and destroy Governor Palin,he's a mere 'Piker' compared to the Bushies.
they sure were idesign2. and it continues. the same advisers who trashed her with mccain are now working for romney.
Well said K-Bob, I'll add that Palin is energizing people all over this great land.
I have no problem with Rush's statement, we need as much illumination as we can get to expose the campaigner-in-thief.
On a lighter note; my 80 year mom thinks Ryan is "very handsome." One vote for the GOP and I need to get mom a boyfriend (?).
This is a very important pick and I'm happy about it. Palin was great and if she had run with anyone other than McCain, they would have had a good chance. This time I have hope that we can get obama out of the WH, and it's a good feeling.
McCain would have lost in a colossal landslide if Palin wasn't on the ticket. As it was he still lost, but at least it wasn't a landslide. Palin raised and rallied support on a grand scale! But now she's not on the ticket, and we've got Romney/Ryan. The only thing that really matters is that we get behind them 100% and support them and rally for them! If I may use a Star Wars analogy here: "Help us R&R you're our only hope of defeating the evil dark Empire of Socialism! You are the only ones that can SAVE America!"
We must unite or die!
Vote R&R 2012!!!
Okay, people. I have one simple question. Everyone has been saying for months that Romney is basically Obama-lite. And that he runs a well-oiled machine. So how do we know that this isn't all just as much political theater, just like what Obama did in '08?
Which could explain a lot about why they want Palin as far away from it as possible, now that the thought has entered my head. Oye.
Bev, you are so not alone. Yes we have to get the man-child out of office, my dismay is that we get one out and replace it with another of same kind, sort of.
Rush may be a bit so excited for the Ryan pick,and I like that a lot, still the #1 is Romney. Now, it is the syndrome of an abused partner that causes me the hesitant.
I've been watching Romney with an open eye, He's been saying all the things that tickles my eardrum, although, Bush2 is said to be a great honorable man, still the deficit through conservative watch mounted as high as mount Everest from the wars.
During 08 campaign, Obama all of a sudden talked like a conservative in many serious issues. Millions fell for it. Much damage has done. Today for us conservative movement, no choice, just given whom to vote for with one of the big reason is to get rid of the Incompetent in Chief.
Awwwww ! That is Damn Insulting !
Rush is right as usual. Romney himself seems energized by Ryan. Palin brought crowds but did nothing for McShame. Palin seemed like window dressing, not part of the team that would govern (not that she couldn't). Romney and Ryan seem to be speaking with one voice, finishing each others thoughts as it were. McShame and Palin did not have that synergy -- Not Palin's fault, but the Rep handlers that "knew it all".
mccain stiffled palin and would not let her speak against obama. his advisers are the onese who now work for romney who stabbed her in the back. get your facts straight before make claims she didn't do anything for mccain. heck, his loss would have been greater had she not been out there stumping for him. and she was and still is more qualified that paul ryan or obama put together.
I agree with everything except your last statement, the jury on whether Ryan is more or less qualified than Palin is still out. They are both more qualified that O & B & McSame combined.
My first point was that Romney, personally, seems more invigorated, more relaxed, more willing to take it to Obama than he did when he was campaigning before. Palin didn't do that for McCain, after her pick, he was still McSame. I think he regarded her as a sideshow, he being the main event. He still does. Somehow Palin drawing 3x the crowds that he did never registered to him or his staff. He was and is wrong, Palin points the way to the future.
Yes, also most of us KNOW Paul Ryan - and in a good way. Almost none of us knew Palin, even though we liked her and were impressed. Palin helped McCain with her energy and spark. Ryan is helping Romney with that and also - we are familiar with his strong profile in conservative fiscal responsibility.
Yep,,,,,,there has never been a VP pick who has excited the base and drawn huge crowds???
and the Pièce de résistance:
Paul Ryan has some major things he has to be concerned about and i'm not talking about Obama and the dems. I'm referring to the Enemy within. It was annouced today,that Bushie Dan Senor,has been assigned to Paul Ryan as his Handler. Dan Senor got entrance to the George W.Bush inner circle through his former employer,Willam Kristol. He entered the Bush White House, to become Assistant Deputy Press Secretary to Scott McClellan.His boss,was none other than,Nicolle Wallace,who was 'Director Of Media Affairs' for Bush. Wallace was the mole planted inside of the McCain campaign by the Bushies, as Palin's assigned Handler.Wallaces job,was to undermine and destroy Palin from inside of the campaign,to help make sure McCain would win and no one would get in Jebbies way as the next repub President.Senor,then became the face of the Bush administration during the Iraq War.First working for retired General Garner,Bush's pick to lead the post War reconstruction effort in Iraq. Then when Bush replaced Garner with Paul Bremer, Senor went on to work for him. Senor later accompanied George W.Bush,as one of his personally selected delegates,to Israel on it's 60th Birthday in 2008. These aren't incidental ties to the Bush family. Senor is also the husband of former CNN anchor Campbell Brown.
Senor's total loyalty is to the Bush family,not MITTEN'S. Look for one week after the Convention and one week after Ryan has had his day in the Sun,for Senor and the other Bushies such as MITTEN'S Campaign Manager, Matt Rhoades,who was Co-Head of Oppo research ( Dirty tricks ) along with his best friend,Steve Schmidt's,of George W.Bush's re-election campaign,to bury Ryan in Obscurity. Senor,Rhoades and company,Ain't letting anyone get in Jebbies way.
It's not just the RINOs we're used to that are the enemy within. Another enemy within is the self-martyring RINOs who won't vote for the ticket.
Hey, I insult the McCain/Boehner/Rove/Lugar/Snowe/Frum/Brooks RINOs too. Why should aiding and abetting the enemy be a stance one needs to toady up towards and pretend is legit when it's not?
That sure helps elevate the conversation to insult the people you want to vote for Romney doesn't it?
People who won't vote for the Romney/Ryan ticket against Obama. Those RINOs. These RINOs wallow in self-pity and aid and abet Obama and don't mind him getting another term to satisfy their temper tantrum grudge.
yep looks already as if Ryan is merely window-dressing
only Romney Status Quo message allowed (delayed spending cuts preferred) no Ryan budget talk - in fact senior Romney Advisor has said entitlement reform is 'irresponsible, .... a bad idea)
so - I wonder how long Conservatives will retain their enthusiasm for this Ticket ... without a raging Base, R/R cannot defeat the 3 opponents ahead; DEM Ticket + DEM Fraud + Media
Delegates should nominate a True Conservative Ticket = Saving REFORM = Palin/West
BB -----------------> HIGH FIVE!
(your uplifting posts at C4P are being emailed to me reqularly, thank you for your writing from the heart, American Patriot!)
The future of Constitutional America is more important than any one American - this has been demonstrated a multitude of times in the past, and continues to be demonstrated, every time an American gives his/her life in America's service
"By G-D, we will not squander what has been given us!...."
Miss you very much on c4p....your uplifting words....your predictive statements on Sarah's a conservative president will come back 2013!! Blessings of God be upon you and yours!
She's said over and over she isn't running and has gotten behind the ticket. She also said Ryan was a good pick.
If you love her so much, respect. her. wishes.
Ryan is probably the best 'biddable' person with a measure of conservatism that Romney could get
but neither of them can get the job done= rescue Constitutional America from the perilous position she is in ... neither have reform experience, nor steel spine, nor unwavering conservative principles
we continue to call for the Leadership that can meet America's needs at this moment - not accepting 'no' just as Americans in the past have not accepted 'no' when the need has been too great to acquiesce to 4th or 5th best
She's said Ryan's a good pick and she's gotten behind the ticket over and over. She's also made it clear she's not running and focusing on down-the-line races.
Given the hours and days, weeks, and years he's been beating the good drum, a slip every now and again is forgivable. Even Rom introduced Paul as "The next President."
At the end of the day, all that matters is defeating NObama.
well, if a slow death for America is acceptable ok (i know it is better than a fast death ... I think ..) .. I would prefer that Delegates nominate a Proven Reformer who can be trusted to lower the Debt Ceiling, repeatedly, for the next 8 years and thereby rescue Constitutional America. (Sarah Palin or Scott Walker)
Romney wants to delay spending cuts = further Hike of Debt Ceiling when DEBT already exceeds GNP ....
I think if the Debt Ceiling hikes again, the DEBT problem will be taken out of American Hands.
Ex?! I sure have missed reading your encouraging posts! SO glad to find you here.
Yep, we pray for MIRACLES, believing in a God of miracles.
Help us, O Lord!
I think Gov Palin has the record, experience, and most of all love for the country to apply the mechanism in the way that is needed
I would trust her to do it right - and she said "sudden and relentless"
You do realize that certain sectors and businesses were growing like gangbusters during the banking crisis, right?
That didn't do anything to stave off the recession.
You can't collapse entire segments of the economy without unmanageable consequences and widespread misery.
But simply cutting taxes and reducing actual Federal budgets (as opposed to reducing the increases) as a first measure, and then halting enforcement of EPA intrusions and having them turn in their guns as a second measure, would fire up the economic engine, BIG TIME. We could then arrange a nice, orderly wind-down of EPA, Education, and big chunks of everything else.
Do the first stuff right away. Do the rest of it gradually—but do it for real.
yes, sudden and relentless can be done - an experienced Reformer like Gov Palin knows how - managing the implosion and contraction of Govt at the exact same time as American Energy development explodes, along with the deregulation that unleashes the American Business people/entrepeneurs
America's future is more importrant than all else
The Leader needed at such a time of peril is a Proven Reformer - that is whom the Delegates should be seeking, drafting, nominating
Gov Palin said she would do all she could to help at an Open Convention, and that an Open Convention is a good idea (that was earlier this year)
She would serve if asked to do so - many of us are calling for this outcome
Sudden doesn't work. We need to axe the EPA and Dept. of Education. But if we instantly did that, the economy would get a shock quite similar to the banking disaster. All those people without jobs, all their homes walked away from. The grocery stores that would go out of business. And on it goes.
It took us 75 years to get here from Wilson. We can take a decade or so to dial it back down. We're that good.
As I wrote elsewhere, I'm glad there aren't really very many of those types out there.
I'm not even sure they qualify as "bot," because "bots" tend to take the words of their objectification quite literally. Witness, for example all of the folks who still think Obama is some sort of genius.
Supporting her doesn't make someone a bot, putting words into her mouth and not respecting her wishes when she makes clear over and over she isn't running and trashing everybody else does.
(do you have a satisfactory pain-killer, or will you staunchly endure? )... Gov Palin is addressing the down ticket races which is most needful, but unless there is a Reformer as next POTUS, the Debt ceiling will be hiked again, (Romney wants to DELAY spending cuts)- and the Debt problem will be taken out of American hands (DEBT now exceeds GNP ...tipping point is here ... )
Many of us will continue to call for the Leadership that is needed. We do support Gov Palin but that doesn't mean we are Robots ... the First Amendment Arena is the place to debate these things, and the current fiscal position of the USA is perilous .... we must continue to speak out- do all we can to get the situation turned around - get the Reformer who can lead the Rescue of Constitutional America
I suppose dictionaries aren't that big of a deal in many folks houses, nevertheless Ryan supported and voted for all the big-spending Bush items that increased debt hugely, and the deficit, and helped make America vulnerable to first the crash, and then The Destroyer
since then he has put out a budget that addresses the dangerous spending areas - it's a good start, as Gov palin said when he first introduced it
but 28 years to balance the books? ,,,sudden and relentless is needed
I have many of the same stuff in my 912 group- as Paul supporters. These types of Palin supporters are just like the paulbots.
Everyone else sucks except for Palin or Paul. Nevermind that one didn't run and the other lost.
Somehow the only way is to "support" them for 2012 for President!!
These types are nothing but tin foil hat wearing clowns.
Wow people like you are insane!!
This is why I stopped going to that other site that you're from...
Ryan is the ONLY one to have proposed a budget that tackles entitlements.
She has pointed "the way", the down ticket races, it's painfully apparent the Governor has a better grasp of the US Constitution than you possess.
The Ticket does not represent saving Reform, just management of the dying Process.
Many Americans want to retain their Identity and their Freedom, and want to stop the death of their Beloved America, and will continue to call for the True Conservative principled Leadership that will bring about that outcome.
Tampa Delegates have not yet voted .... 2 weeks to go .... Romney is already distancing himself from the KEY Quality in Ryan that has attracted Conservatives in the last 48 hours - FISCAL REFORM
For RESCUE of America ------------> Palin/West 2012
Americans who want to rescue Constitutional America through DC Reform that will walk America back from the DEBT Abyss, will emulate their Forbears at the Founding and in 1952 ... they wouldn't accept 'no' from the eventual first POTUS and in 1952 Americans didn't accept 'no' from IKE either.
Without sudden and relentless reform America will continue to die - only a Proven Reformer with the WILL and a Steel Spine can lead the rescue - Sarah Palin, or perhaps Scott Walker
G-D Bless America
October 5, 2011
After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United States. As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.
My decision is based upon a review of what common sense Conservatives and Independents have accomplished, especially over the last year. I believe that at this time I can be more effective in a decisive role to help elect other true public servants to office – from the nation’s governors to Congressional seats and the Presidency. We need to continue to actively and aggressively help those who will stop the “fundamental transformation” of our nation and instead seek the restoration of our greatness, our goodness and our constitutional republic based on the rule of law.
From the bottom of my heart I thank those who have supported me and defended my record throughout the years, and encouraged me to run for President. Know that by working together we can bring this country back – and as I’ve always said, one doesn’t need a title to help do it.
I will continue driving the discussion for freedom and free markets, including in the race for President where our candidates must embrace immediate action toward energy independence through domestic resource developments of conventional energy sources, along with renewables. We must reduce tax burdens and onerous regulations that kill American industry, and our candidates must always push to minimize government to strengthen the economy and allow the private sector to create jobs.
Those will be our priorities so Americans can be confident that a smaller, smarter government that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people can better serve this most exceptional nation.
In the coming weeks I will help coordinate strategies to assist in replacing the President, re-taking the Senate, and maintaining the House.
Thank you again for all your support. Let’s unite to restore this country!
God bless America.
– Sarah Palin
Just which part of this letter are you "earthquakers" having difficulty comprehending? If you and your ilk are the Palin supporters you claim to be, you should respect her wishes and let it go, focus on the down ticket races like the Governor is, and stop carrying on like so many tantrum throwing, foot stomping children (because that's how you're perceived).
The primary is over. Romney won. It it what it is.
Ryan is a great pick who moves ROmney to the right. Malkin, Beck, Levin, Rush, and even Palin herself have all praised the pick.
Yet for some Palin supporters like yourself nothing is ever good enough.
if Tampa Delegates want Debt Ceiling lowered, repeatedly, for next 8 yrs, and therefore the rescue of Constitutional America, they won't nominate R/R but a Proven Reformer who will steer America away from destruction and not just give her a pill, to help with managing the dying process
I didn't suggest anywhere that a "slow death for America is acceptable." All I'm saying is, like it or like it not, Romney/Ryan are going to be our nominees and we have to get behind them if we are to defeat NObama.