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Sarah Palin And John McCain To Team In Upcoming Campaign

January 29, 2010 by  

Sarah Palin and John McCain to team in upcoming campaign Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has asked his running mate in the 2008 presidential elections to help raise money for his reelection campaign, and they will appear together at a couple of events next month, according to media reports.

Palin is set to stump for McCain in Arizona on March 26 and 27, and her appearances will include a Phoenix fundraiser and a public event, most likely a rally, USA Today reported.

"I’m looking forward to getting back on the campaign trail with my former running mate, and I know my fellow Arizonans will welcome her, as well," McCain said.

"Sarah energized our nation and remains a leading voice in the Republican Party," he added.

At the moment, McCain’s primary challenge seems to be coming from conservative right, as former GOP congressman J.D. Hayworth, a conservative talk-show host, announced he will run against the incumbent for the republican nomination.

The primary election will be held on Aug. 24.

Meanwhile, Palin is also reported to be getting ready to hit the campaign trail in the coming months for other conservatives, including Texas Governor Rick Perry and Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.).
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  • Pete-Tucson

    If J.D. is losing by 20 points, wasn’t someone named Coakley leading in the People’s Republic of Massachusetts by double-digit figures just a couple of weeks before the election there?
    We know that Brown is probably a RINO, as are people like Snow and Collins from Maine, to name just two of many, but, his vote is needed to stop that health care monstrosity that the illegal Kenyan communist is trying to do us in with.

    • http://Verizon.net Albert Lloyd Grounds

      Bud-Tampa says:

      John McCain would lose again because he is horrible in a debate. Sarah Palin is liked by more people than the media give her credit for but I don’t think she is ready for the job yet. I personally adore Sarah Palin because she tells it like it is. Lately, she has been holding back her opinions on several issues and believe this is because she doesn’t want any controversy leading up to election time and intends to be among the candidates.

      The Republican party needs to put someone out front that is attractive, knows the issues and can do well in a debate. One such person may be Scott Brown who by election time will be up to date on the issues.

  • L

    John McCain is a “dead horse”. His draft proposal was not why he tanked in 08. That was small beans. Only Mike Huckabee could have righted the ship, given a majority to work with. We need Republican encumbants but NOT the type McCain has proven to be. His voting record shows him as a RINO. Sarah Palin could help Mike Huckabee win in the next Presidential voting, or, better, in special elections to replace the communist destroyers now in high places of American Government!

    • eyeswideopen

      Mike Huckabee is very intelligent and will not allow Sarah to implode his dreams.

      • L, USA

        Yes ‘eyes’, His dream is his true Love for the people who love truth and God. He will not play one against the other because Love is first pure and there is no shadow in it. Huckabee for US!

        • DaveH

          Huckabee is a RINO.

          • Claire

            DaveH–I agree.

          • WW

            Robert, what kind of drug are you using??? i want some!!!

          • DaveH

            Typical Liberal response from WW. Personal attacks in lieu of the facts are their game.
            I’m so glad that Liberals come to this board so the other people can see what they’re all about.
            And these disrespectful people want to run our lives? Wow.

          • L, USA

            Even if Mike were a RINO; It is still far better to ride on the back of a Rino to flee from a DRAGON. Give it up. Republicans will win the elections, it’s far to dangerous to risk a minority party election.

          • DaveH

            Dangerous? You mean like the consistent Big Government growth that has gone on for the last 70 years with Both Major Parties?
            You give it up L.
            You can continue to vote for the Lesser of Two Evils (which is still just Evil).
            I will continue to vote for the Party with Principles.

          • L, USA

            Dave, You would shoot the sleeping driver who has drifted to close to the bridge pillar (and crossed the other lane) rather than wake him by pulling the steering wheel over into the right lane again. Thinking the minority parties can overtake the clinton,obama,etc. political GIANT powered by marxist domestic and foriegn world government forces, is insanity. The fact that our Republican Party even exists at this juncture is a proven mirical. You may be willing to risk your own neck in the long shot theory but I will not stay silent and let the same folly be the fate of my own house!!! Please do unbiased research. With a Reagan type Republican admin, there is the best chance to reverse the disasterous course the government is now taking and THEN replace the tratiors who have crept in among the Republicans with Conservative Independent party members. I will not surrender!!!

          • DaveH

            It’s more like replacing the sleeping driver with someone having a .1 alcohol level. I don’t want either.
            So, when you shop, do you say “hmmm, this product is better than the other, so I shall buy it”? Not me, I look for the best product for the money.
            As far as vote-splitting goes, the Libertarians would appeal to many Democrats (those who don’t believe in riding on the backs of others), as well as Republicans (those who don’t believe in imposing their personal morality on others). So, I don’t consider the vote-splitting concept to be a valid one.

          • L, USA

            Alcohol not being a factor in the equation: You effective “replace” the driver, but only for the moment, by pulling the wheel back into your right lane. However, you cannot safely put another driver in the drivers seat. This is a ‘split’-second chance; there will be no second chance to save America from a socialist military from within the U.S. government. Research World government history to prove my point for yoruself. Also, the voters you mention will follow the power, just like sheep, but not moral sheep. There is a very real difference.

          • eyeswideopen

            Dave, didn’t say he wasn’t a RINO, just stated he was intelligent and wouldn’t hook up with Sarah. I did like his flat tax idea.

          • eyeswideopen

            Dave, you are correct on the premise that Libertarians are accepted by the Dem’s. I called the DNC and asked if they had any problems with the Libertarian platform and shock shock, they called me back and I had a 30 minute conversation with them acknowledging that they embraced almost all of the platform. I was surprised.

          • Luis D Rey

            If Sarah Palin is blind and naive enough to keep the company of a Loser and a Hypocrite RINO, then, I won’t contribute one penny more for her Campaign,

          • L, USA

            eyeswideshut, You just threw the “lib’s” in with the liberal party, the democrats. Are you coherent? You certianly are not consertive. Party you now in the OBAMA CAMP.

          • eyeswideopen

            L.USA, no, I didn’t, the Dems do believe in the same personal freedoms that the Libertarians do, unlike the Conservatives who want you to obey their specific religious beliefs and who don’t really honor the freedoms that our Constitution provide.

          • L, USA

            Technical difficulty…reposted to the right block.
            —-
            Na, eyeswideshut, The “freedoms” you advocate are better known as sin. Lawlessness is defined as breaking the law(s). Law is, in America, based upon the Christian commandments given to Hebrew patriarcs of the past in the region that is now Israel. The simple effect of law-breaking is the consequence of that action. Justice is rendered according to the act of lawbreaking in relation to appropriate measures of preventing extenous ‘crime’ and it’s effect on everyone. The end result of that “freedom” is death. How do you stand on moral issues? Abortion ? Sodomy? Tell us now, if you dare. Best Wishes!

  • Claire

    Egad, McCain is just using her again. I would have thought Sarah would stay away from the jerk. Well, one thing for sure, people will be coming to see her, not him. He is a has been.

    • Claire

      Whoops!! I called him a jerk!! And I was not going to call anyone names. I have to practice what I preach!!! And I have to back-track. Shame on me. He is not a jerk, he just needs to retire. And I do have respect for his military service to our great country. He went through a lot. I still do not think it is wise for Sarah to team up with him. Maybe I am wrong, but people will go to see her, not him. That is what he is counting on. Drawing the crowds.

      • DaveH

        I wrote McCain an Email during the campaign in 2008. I congratulated him on his choice of Sarah as his running mate. Then I said it would be better, though, if She were running for President and him for Vice-President. I haven’t heard from him since, lol.

        • Claire

          DaveH–I hate to say this, after McCain picked her, I began to think he did not like her. I think he was jealous of the attention she was receiving. She drew the crowds, not him. And he had to know that. He picked her becasue she was a female, and he thought he would take votes away from Hillary. He shot himself in the foot right along with Sarah. He was using her the first time and he is doing it again. Perhaps she will change her mind. I know I would.

          • Claire

            Whoops. made a typo–because not whatever I typed!

          • DaveH

            That’s kind of the same feeling I got. I do agree with the others that she made a colossal mistake realigning with McCain. But, it’s not really my problem, because I only vote Libertarian.

  • http://TeaPartyIE.com LauraBoatright, CA

    All I want to know is there a protest being organized to “greet” McCain/Palin??? Phoenix isn’t too far for some Californians to drive to…

    NO MORE RINOS! NO MORE CAREER POLITICIANS! McCain is BOTH…and Sarah is making a BIG MISTAKE by stumping for him.

  • Harold Olsen

    Asking Sarah Palin to campaign for him shows just how desperate he is to get re-elected. I hope this RINO gets clobbered in the Arizona election. Why Palin would campaign for him is beyond me. I know she’s a Christian, but this is taking charity way too far, particularly after the way he and his campaign treated her during the 2008 presidential campaign. It’s also making me re-evaluate my opinion of her. McCain is a liberal pretending to be a conservative and I’m also convinced he is a closet Democrat.

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    I know that John McCain is a progressive and dangerous for Sarah Palin to hang out with politically. However, as I said in a previous post, her political future is doomed anyhow because she would never pull the female vote needed to win a presidential election, anyway!

  • Bev

    If Sarah Palin backs MaCain instead of Hayworth. She will be finished. MaCain is a liberal & the ONLY REASON, I voted for MaCain, was Sarah Palin. She was a breath of FRESH AIR. Sarah, GET AWAY FROM THR ROTTING AIR!!!!! Stick by your conservative values, & THAT IS NOT MACAIN!!!!

  • http://www.nosmog.com ROBERT

    THAT IS GREAT NEWS FOR SEN.JOHN McCAIN AND FORMER GOV.SARAH PALIN WILL MEET ONCE MORE TIME !. GOOD LUCK AND BEST WISHES TO SEN.JOHN McCAIN AT HIS HOME STATE ALSO GOOD LUCK AND BEST WISHES TO GOV.SARAH PALIN MIGHT TRY FOR HER NATIONAL ELECTION COMING SOON.

    GOD BLESS YOU BOTH. WE ALL AMERICANS NEEDS MORE VERY GOOD LEADERSHIPS LIKE THEM AND NEED MORE TO COME TO REPLACE OBAMA !.

    GOD BLESS AMERICA AND PRESERVED OUR FREEDOMS CONSTITUTION AND AMENDMENTS LAWS !.

  • http://www.personalliberty.com joslyn

    Pleaseeeeee nothing but wannabee pop stars. bunch of freaking geeks. Let me tell about the freakin geek. maybe next time if your interested. must run have appoinment in seattle, Wa which is a three hour drive. have a great day your friend joslyn

  • http://www.nosmog.com ROBERT

    OH !, YES GOV.SARAH PALIN WILL MAKE IT SUCCESS WITH LOTS OF FEMALE !. REASONS WHY THEY THINK FEMALES WON’T TAKE SARAH PALIN JUST BECAUSE SOME OF WILD FEMALES FROM CRAZED HOLLYWOOD,AND DRUGGED AND DRINKERS ALSO JOKERS AND VERY JEALOUSLY.

    I PICKED GOV.SARAH PALIN JUST LIKE “SWEET LADY SNOW WHITE” FROM ALASKA !.
    SAD FOR YOU “EVIL HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS FEMALES “.

  • Ron

    McCain has been polling so badly here in Arizona that he needed a boost from somewhere. Sadly Palin is being suckered into the attempt. McCain needs to be removed from office. Let this be his last year of bloodsucking we Americans!

  • Sergio Pastor

    If Sarah Palin backs MaCain instead of Hayworth, she will fail to meet the expectations of many conservatives and loving contry FIRST Americas, MaCain is a liberal-compromiser and a RINO. The ONLY REASON, I voted for MaCain, was Sarah Palin, when I met her in Reno, NV. Sarah stick by your conservative values, & THAT IS NOT MACAIN!!!!

  • gaetano

    Well, my say in the matter, is that I think Palin is a wonderfull person,but to me she is a stay at home mom. If we republicans seek the presidential election with Mccain and Palin , it would be the end for at least 8 years. Yes, Mccain is a war heroe and experienced in war,but he has been a 3 time loser, and Palin, well, she is not ,qualified as far as I am concerned.And although, I do believe women should have a part in government, I ,for one, do not beleive a women can ever run our country like a man could.So go ahead and start calling me all the names ,but I am to old to change my ways.This country needs experience,yes, but new blood,with all the attributes that come with it. For one, a beleiver of ” One nation under GOD.

  • GERALD HALE

    Sarah supporting John is a huge mismatch (like oil and water). Please Sarah, don’t do it. J. D. Hayworth would be a very welcome addition to the few strong conservatives in the Senate. I understand the feeling of loyalty, but surely something could prevent this appearance.

  • James

    I agree with Bev, if Palin even smiles at McCain her political career is over. John McCain is a warmonger like Dubya. In 2008, Americans voted against our endless wars in the Middle East, and for Obama because he promised to end those wars and bring our troops home. He failed, so he’s dead. Americans don’t hate Democrats or Republicans, they hate warmongering internationalist.

  • http://www.nosmog.com ROBERT

    WRONG AGAIN ABOUT SEN.JOHN McCAIN, HE WAS DOWN FOR AWHILE AFTER CHEATING FROM LIBERAL DEMOS AND ‘BUILDERBERGERS’ AND “OBAMA-UNAMERICAN”. WE CAN UNDERSTAND FEELING OF JOHN AND GIVE HIM MORE TIME AND GET CHANCE NEW RE-FRESH AIR. JOHN WILL BE FINE ALSO SARAH PALIN WILL BE FINE TOO. BOTH ARE GREAT LEADERS AND SUCCESSFUL. WHY DON’T BE LIKE THEM ?. THINK A LITTLE BIT WILL YA ?.

  • Mark Smith

    I agree no

  • Meteorlady

    Yeah – like men have done a really good job with our government….

  • Bev

    Robert, Are you in LA LA LAND?????? MaCain has been in politics for yrs. Give him MORE TIME TO COME AROUND??? PLEEEEEEASSSSSSEEEEE, WE THE PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE TIME. The LIBERALS & RINO,S ARE DESTROYING OUR COUNTRY. You are asking US TO THINK A LITTLE BIT~~~ You have got to be kidding!!!

  • Donna

    I agree with Bev – we need to get all these lifetime politicians out and get some new “conservative” blood. And when they don’t hold on to their conservative values they need to be voted out. It was never intended for men/women to spend their entire careers in Washington.

  • Grampy

    Can’y we do better than McCain?

  • Ron Bedell

    Sarah (New World Order) Palin is no conservative. She’s a big government, Internationalist Repuiblican! Why is that so hard to see? And why would it surprise anyone that she’s campaigning for John McCain, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, and probably many others? It was the Republicans and Democrats who over-taxed, over-borrowed, over-spent, over-regulated, etc. She supports the unconstitutional American Empire almost 100% or else why would the Establishment be promoting her? We need a true conservative, constitutionalist, like Ron Paul or Chuck Baldwin in the White House and not a neo-con like Palin, McCain, Romney, or Gingrich in there. Palin’s policies would pretty much be the same as George W. Bush but rapped in a prettier package.

  • Meteorlady

    If you are from Washington State you are probably pretty liberal. Sorry, but we moved from there 4 years ago and haven’t regretted it. You three hour drive is probably 15 miles with the traffic problems and over-building going on. Is there any benefit yet from all the property taxes you pay? Are the roads any less congested, is private property still private in King country because we were not even allowed to chop a tree down on our property which we owned for 22 years. If we had stayed in your state we would have been taxed out of our home eventually. Oh well, someone has to stay there and pay for all the social give-away programs, all the illegals in public subsidized housing and of course the massive traffic jams created by run away growth.

  • JDR Sr

    You better forget about JD as he wants to be a lifetime politician.

    I don’t belong to any party I’m reg. as [noparty] in my state. I’ll say this JD wouldn’t make a pimple on McCain’s butt.

    I lived in AZ 23 years JD is a loud mouth bs’er. You can tell he is level headed because of the BS running out both ears.

  • Meteorlady

    Politically Sarah is killing herself to stick with a loser, and I hope he is because he needs to be gone like the rest of them. Sarah is OK but she quit and that’s going to stick with me for awhile. I know, you will come back and say she was driven out by the media – and that’s partly true… but, if you really believe in what you are there for you stick it out and fight the fight. But then she is making big bucks now compared to what she made when governor……

  • Meteorlady

    While I agree with most of what you said – why Perry? Texas is one of the few states that still has employment opportunities, low taxes and our housing values have not depreciated very much at all. We don’t have a deficit and we are fiscally sound right now. I think Rick has done a great job with this state and can’t see who else I would vote for. Kay Bailey-Hutchinson has taken time from her Washington job to campaign and that’s not right since it’s an important time when she should be in Washington doing what we sent her there to do. As for the others – one foreign guy who rants and raves….. not my style.

  • Meteorlady

    Oh wait – forget what I said – we have enough people here already and we don’t need more. Texas is a bad bad place – stay away…..

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    I think that I’d listen to what Meteorlady says!

  • (Wondering Woman)

    Hey Ron, you got that new world order mixed up. It was Hilary Clinton and B. Hussein Obama who attended that Bilderberg Conference -
    if you still disagree, go to You Tube and type in The Obama Deception
    and watch it closely.

    I voted for John M and Sarah P last time because I could not let myself vote for a Muslim who turned his back on others and kept his mouth shut while they recited The Pledge of Allegience which includes
    “Under God, Indivisible”, while slumping with his hands near what has become known as his “crotch salute” since he demonstrated how well he does it at the ceremony to honor our troops killed there by another Muslim. Please don’t try to blame those troops inability “to stop one pissed-off Muslim” on the Republicans because it was democrat Bill
    Clinton who signed the bill disarming our troops while on base. How
    well could you have done in the same circumstances, unarmed and faced with a well armed adversary intent on killing as many as possible.
    I haven’t read any details on it, but I’d lay a few odds that at least
    some of those killed were attempting to take him down while others ran for cover, just as some brave passengers on that last plane on 9/ll/01 crashed without getting to their planned target because some of the passengers on board that plane acted to do the best they could under the circumstances, knowing they would not make it through, but still willing to risk leaving a little sooner to try to save other lives. I remember someone remarking that he would so proud to have known one of those people on that plane. My reply was “I am proud of
    every one on that plane who made the choice to go down fighting, but as far as I know, none of them are personal acquaintances of mine”.
    That plane obviously had a few leaders on it, something that we are
    lacking in Washington these days. If it was just incompetence (which
    it partly is) but much of what we are seeing now is planned destruction – or haven’t you been made aware of Obama’s stance on gun control yet? or that $20+ million he signed papers (Feb. 4, 2009) to set aside for the purpose of importing Hamas (known terrorist connections, I believe I have read) immigrants for the purpose of naturalizing them? I guess he isn’t concerned that he will be bringing
    in Hamas immigrannts to compete for jobs lost by natural born citizens
    at a time when our own economy is in such sad shape (he has increased our national debt more than any past president (including George W) and it took him less than a year to do it. His stimulus, obviously didn’t work, because jobs have continued to be lost at an excelerated rate since his watch began.

    Wonder if he already had plans to add these Hamas immigrants to the federal payroll when he signed those papers? The federal payroll seems to be one place where he has actually found new jobs for a few people. – unfortunately these new positions only adds to an already bloated “overgrown” government that adds to the outgoing instead of the incoming. Wonder if we will ever know the truth of how many jobs he has added to the federal payroll – will it be in the hundreds or thousands or more?

    Hopefully those elected congressional representatives In Washington, DC will learn health care reform, power grabs, and such that we have
    seen from Obama are unCONSTITUTIONAL and find the guts to mention treason for all promoting these unconstitutional acts before he gets
    around to his planned disarming of all American citizens. If not, there may be a lot of us trying to disarm “pissed-off muslims, czars, and others, while unable to bear arms because we have let this usurper
    and his backers stall proving legitimacy long enough for him to make it illegal to own or bear a firearm of any kind!!!!!!

    BL has already told you: keep some powder dry!

    If at Ft. Hood that ominous day, would you have been with the ones running for cover or the ones running toward him with the intent of overcoming “one pissed-off (well armed) muslim”?

  • Casper777

    I have great respect for Sen. John McCain, but also have concerns regarding some perceived progressive and liberal leans of McCain. I am not happy the way his ‘machine’ disrespected Ron Paul and his supporters during the Republican Convention. On the other hand, McCain has been a strong voice against the radical liberal, Socialists, Marxist and Commie agenda of this Obama administration and Democratic Congress.
    As others have noted, I would agree that Sarah should keep a low profile until after the Arizona Primary. Then give full support to the victor, be it McCain or Hayworth.
    Sarah has a positive proven record as a Public Servant in Alaska with solid American values and is a breath of fresh air for the Patriotic – Conservative – Constitutional movement it America.

  • Doug

    Many of us have been leaving comments, on various sites for Sarah Palin to re-think her support for John McCain. Whereas I respect him for his service, I believe she will be committing political suicide if she endorses him rather than J.D. Hayworth for Senator.

    It’s not too late,.. perhaps she could decide to not campaign for either,… otherwise, she will lose a great portion of her fan-base.

  • http://Yahoo Dee D

    Robert – Females are not stupid. They have one head that houses one brain to think with and it rides above the shoulders. Nuff said.

  • http://Yahoo Dee D

    James- McCain is a skirt chaser – you can see the lust in his eyes. Look out Cindy, Palin make make more money than yoy do.

  • L, USA
  • http://Yahoo Dee D

    Grampy – How about the local dog catcher?

  • Tracy Carman

    I believe that Sarah Palin should re-think campaigning for McCain. I can appreciate her loyalty to McCain to some extent … being picked for his running mate. But this will come back to bite her and give the far-left media a lot of ammo. Its going to be hard for Sarah to justify stumping for a RINO progressive and expect the Tea Party Movement to continue to embrace her.

    Sarah had a problem during the Glenn Beck interview when she couldn’t name a favorite founding father. She seemed clueless, and said that she liked them all . To which Glenn said B.S. She finally settled on George Washington. She still has some work to do.

    Sarah Palin desperately needs this refresher course on McCain’s past political record:

    McCain has sided with the Left on most key issues: His immigration position is further left than many Liberals. He joined with Ted Kennedy to sponsor an amnesty bill for illegal aliens. He voted to give social security dollars to illegal aliens. His Hispanic Outreach Director, Juan Hernandez, is a former Mexican government official who holds dual American-Mexican citizenship. Hernandez is widely known for his “Mexico First” declarations.

    McCain opposed a federal gay-marriage ban in 2005. He has flip-flopped several times on abortion, and is a strong advocate of federally funding research on aborted fetuses. In the San Francisco Chronicle (8/20/99) McCain sided with pro-abortionist, suggesting that overturning Roe v. Wade would lead to illegal abortions.

    On campaign-finance reform, the McCain-Feingold Campaign Reform Act was one of the more left-wing acts of Congress in the past twenty years. The act, which placed blatant restrictions on political speech, passed with overwhelming Democrat support.

    On religion, McCain has been no lover of Christians. In 2000, he called key religious leaders “agents of intolerance.” Later he defended his vilification of Christians when he said, “I must not and will not retract anything that I said in that speech.” McCain added that his statement was “carefully crafted, it was carefully thought out.”

    McCain voted in favor affirmative action and a bill setting up quotas for women and minorities and joined with the Left on some gun control issues.

    In 1992, McCain joined with his leftist democrat friend Sen. John Kerry to sell out the American servicemen known to have been alive in hands of the communist Vietnamese during the Vietnam War (they were never returned or accounted for) by providing political cover for President Bill Clinton to normalized trade and diplomatic relations with Vietnam.

    In 2001, McCain considered abandoning the Republican Party to join the democrats. In 2004, he attacked the Swift Boat Vets, claiming their criticism of presidential candidate John Kerry was “dishonest and dishonorable.” That same year, McCain considered an offer to join Kerry as his Vice President nominee.

  • Claire

    And she is sure making more money now than any of them. Lets see….. the POTUS only makes $400,000 a year, doesn’t he? Thats nothing compared to what she is taking to the bank.

  • http://aol bugrocks

    well she just lost any votes our family had for her why would she campagn for a liberal republican that flip flops on all the issues from illegal immigration to pork barrel spending the tea party folks should cancel her speech in tenn.she is just another politician like her friend john get a life

  • Rev. Carman

    If she continues to support McCain, her political career is finished.

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    Hope it’s because he’s a progressive and just maybe that she is too!

  • John

    We the American people need to look back on all tht has happened in the 10 to 20 years with all of these incumbants, and realize that they all have hurt this great country. stand strong and pay them back in the next election REPLACE THEM ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    I’d bet that are both progressives!

  • DaveH

    Tracy,
    McCain is my State Senator. I have written to him many times and always got a mush-mouthed political response. He is the quintessential politician.

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    Just for-get-about-it!

  • L, USA

    Millions of conservative Republicans and Independents and yes, conservative Democrats who have enough right-mindedness to see the consequences of continued liberalism in Americas government, need to contact Sarah Palin about this impending disaster of campaign compromise. She must be alerted! No to McCain campaign!

  • Claire

    I agree with you. I am here in Illinois and I have heard grumblings about it already. The old saying–you are judged by the company you keep. I hope this is not true in her case.

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    No comment necessary here.

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    Luv ya’ DeeD!

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    Looks like Bev gets it!

  • L, USA

    The “rotting air” is in the White House but John McCain is like “beefsteak”. Time to retire the “dead horse”. Republican win in/before 2010 and 2012 but not with RINOs/commi/liberal candidates!!!

  • Harold Olsen

    Likewise. Has McCain not pick Palin as his running mate I never would have voted for him. I’ve said I’d vote for Palin in 2012 if she ran but if she is support this liberal instead of the Conservative, I’m not so sure any more. Others who would have supported her may also turn away from her. She just may have killed her political career. It’s too bad. She was so promising.

  • http://mooresmorgue@hotmail.com John Moore

    You couldn’t be more right

  • Pete-Tucson

    Nothing could have gotten me to vote for Juan McPain in the Pres. election. I voted for him when he first ran for office, because he talked like a conservative, but I had him pegged as a liberal soon after that. People considered him a rogue, big deal, and it looks like Palin is living up to her book title, which is too bad for her.
    We need to get Two Mules for Sister Sarah and pack her off to the mountains for a decade or two. (See Robert Mitchum).
    She might help Bachmann in Minnesota, and I hope that she does, but, stay away from Arizona.
    The owner of this website states that she will be off to help other conservatives, and they meant Juan McPain. A joke?
    Hayworth is not a lifetime politician, as a smear here tries to make him. When he went to the House, he promised to serve only two or three terms, and then he retired. He lived up to his promise, contrary to what other politicians did as they broke their promises. McPain, and Juan Kyl is in the same mode, promised to defend the borders, defend the Constitution, and protect America. Those two tried very hard, along with Jorge Bush, in June, 2007, to get an amnesty passed. That is traitorous, if you know what that means.
    All RINOS, so, if you live in Arizona and vote for the loser, Juan, you are just a dumb sap.

  • JDR Sr

    Ya Grampy, there are several in AZ better than McCain or blow hard JD. They just have to flush’em out. The gop thinks you have to wait your turn, bs again. Just about any one could beat JD or ole Mac. One is a wanta be, the other been there to long. But if that is your only choice hold your nose and vote.

  • Pete-Tucson

    Concerning J.D.Hayworth, Republicans and moderates in Arizona should work hard for him. As the best example of can-do that I have ever seen, in 1949, Barry Goldwater ran for the city council in Phoenix, and won.
    Just three years later, he decided to run for the U.S.Senate seat held by Ernest McFarland, a Democrat. Are you kidding me? How could a guy, whose only experience in politics was as a city council member,expect to beat the Senate Majority leader?
    Everyone was laughing, but, they weren’t laughing when the votes were counted, and Senator Barry Goldwater was seated.
    I was glad to help out in that campaign. If you are way down, and counted out, you must not quit.
    I played in a baseball game once, a seven inning game, and we were losing, 13-1, going into the last of the seventh. We scored 13 runs and won. I still can’t believe it, but, it’s true. Sometimes, you just can’t get three out.
    Go for Hayworth, and don’t quit. Maybe he will lose, but, how do you know that? I try to win, always.

  • Claire

    John—I agree with you.

  • L, USA

    THROWING THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATH WATER IS IDIOCY!!!
    Have a brain enough to keep the ones who are RESISTING the marxist dictatorship that now ruinates the economic system from DC.

  • Casper777

    I would recommend replace any non-representative Representative who voted for Crap & Tax (Cap & Trade), Government Healthcare Overhaul and those who support amnesty for illegals. That is about 2/3 of Congress.
    I can’t believe ‘we the people’ voted and re-elected these un-American idiots in office. A friend recently wrote: “It shows how bad things have gotten when we have to say that what we need is more Real Men … like Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin!”, both who are highly respected and have earned our vote.

  • Mia

    Wait for it… the self-appointed true conservatives are about to turn on Sarah Palin. They tried to claim Sarah as one of their own, just as they’ve tried to hijack the TEA party, but the truth is coming out. Not only Sarah, but the other conservative hero, Scott “Hottie McAwesome” Brown, are both endorsing and campaigning for McCain….

    Here’s the dirty truth: Conservatives wanted Obama to win. Conservatives wanted Obama to ruin this country. Why? So that they could pick up the pieces and convince everyone they are America’s savior. That’s why they attacked McCain so relentlessly during the election. Conservatives are just as threatened by McCain as Liberals are by Sarah – and for the same reason. As Rush said, if McCain won then the Republican party would never be the same.

    McCain, Sarah and Scott Brown do not and will not play the party politics, and both the Dems and the Pubs know that. All three will clean out the trash in Washington – and neither the Dems nor the Pubs want that.

    McCain is leading JD by 20+ points in polls of likely AZ voters. There’s a reason JD was voted out last time….

  • Pete-Tucson

    Juan McPain was involved in the Keating Five scandal about 20 or 21 years ago, and tried to pretend that he was innocent. It cost only 165 billion when that mess was ended.
    Tracy Carman sure nailed it when she wrote her post here about the BIG LOSER. She hit all the high points, except the one about Keating. Good job, Tracy.
    JDR Sr. keeps smearing Hayworth, who lost to that champion of security, Janet Napolitano, by only a point or two. The illegals kept pouring through here. Hayworth would have done a much better job in securing the borders.
    Palin is hurting herself by backing McPain. People will swallow anything if there is enough sugar in it. They all support Lou Dobbs, too, even after he went on Telemundo, sucking up to them for backing, but, this elephant never forgets.

  • http://comcast jeffy

    Republican Party, WAKE UP!
    The reason we have the accursed ‘Bama in office
    is because you put that traitor McCain on the ticket.

  • Cheryl

    As a tea party patriot, I feel we should not support Sarah Palin in her attempt to campaign for a RINO’s. We need to stand on principle and not show up for any of her events.

  • James Riley

    My sense is that tea party groups and real conservatives should STAY AWAY from these events since John McCain is no friend of the Constitution. Sarah – you already paid your debt to this loser!!

  • MichelleAnn

    I have lost respect for Sarah Palin since she threw her hat in with John McCain.
    WAKE UP SARAH, I WILL NO LONGER SUPPORT SARAHPAC IF YOU CONTINUE YOUR SUPPORT OF J. MCCAINS RE ELECTION IN ARIZONA. As an Arizonian with a lot experience with MCCain. He is a RINO, and a Progressive.
    John McCain was a great American War Hero and he is still riding on that .. time for him to retire he is not the same young man of 40 years ago.. do not trust McCain he has crossed the isle one too many times.
    McCain Feingold is one example.. supreme court tossed it.. what does that say.

    GO JD HAYWORTH YOU HAVE OUR SUPPORT.

  • Curtis S

    Seems that the consensus is: if Palin campaigns for McCain she’ll damage her political career.
    What if she said “No”? Would people question her loyalty? Would people question think she was disrespecting the man that made her a household name? If she said “No” wouldn’t it suggest that all the nasty stories McCain’s aides said about her MUST have been true?
    If she said “Yes” wouldn’t it mean all those nasty stories were false? Maybe saying “yes” was better for Sarah?
    Just throwing out some possibilities.

  • DaveH

    Lady,
    I was driving a 24-foot truck back to California from Idaho. I was kind of putting myself into a Zen-state for the long drive (22 hours). Suddenly, I started noticing all these warning signs (unlawful this, unlawful that) on the side of the road and immediately I realized that I had entered the People’s Republic of Oregon and was on the wrong road. I think the whole western coast has gone that way.

  • Harold Olsen

    Not everyone from Washington State is a liberal Many of us are conservatives and our voices are getting louder. But, did you understand Joslyn’s posting? I read it three times and still didn’t get it. Maybe I’m just punchy. I just got home from work an hour ago.

  • DaveH

    It couldn’t get much worse, could it?

  • L, USA

    The science is that men are the seed and women the earth. Without seed the earth is barren and lifeless. In the words of one of our greatest freedom founders, Patrick Henry, “Give me [seed] or give me death”. Mike Huckabee for President (the sooner, the better!)

  • DaveH

    Lust? And I thought that water in his eyes was an indication that he’d held it too long.

  • DaveH

    You die-hard Republicans need to write or call the RNC and tell them you will not vote for any more RINOs. Tell them if they want your vote, they need to field Fiscal and Constitutional Conservatives.

    Meanwhile, I’m going to continue throwing away my vote on the Party with Priciples – The Libertarian Party.
    http://libertarianparty.org/platform

  • eyeswideopen

    LMAO, your innuendo is superb.

  • Claire

    Dee D—Another good one!

  • Smilee

    Great statement

  • Rod

    Sarah Palin is a HOOT and a HOLLER I just hope they don’t shut her up again. She tells it like it is! I would like for her to get into Congress and drive palosi crazy!

  • Rick

    Check McCain’s and Hayworth’s voting records and comments during their careers. Use whatever site you want or http://www.ontheissues.org/states/az.htm Who is more Conservative? If you want the same insanity in the senate – vote for McCain. If JD Hayworth is elected I expect: term limits, age limits, senate rule changes, no retirement benefits after they leave office after 12 years, and Conservative votes on: national security/fiscal responsibilty/constitution issues/social programs/immigration/individual rights/etc. McCain – like Byrd, Kennedy, Spector, Lieberman and the rest, believe their legacy in life is a glorious death while in the senate. Many of us in Arizona, don’t want to see next years headlines with McCain’s name in it like:

    “The fact of the matter, ladies and gentlemen, is that I am a better Republican than my opponent [Pat Toomey] and I can prove it…” – Senator Arlen Specter (R) – April 2004

    “I’m a loyal Democrat. I support your agenda.” – Senator Arlen Specter (D) – April 28, 2009

    For now, JD Hayworth has my support. I hope Sarah Palin and Scott Brown will support a Conservative candidate instead of a “senior” Republican that knows how to conduct business-as-usual in the senate.

  • John M

    Sarah, for your own good, stay away from McCain. he is not a good conservative

  • eyeswideopen

    Well, I watched Bill O’reily, state that the Republicans were too tired to stand up and clap for tax cuts for Americans during the State of the Union speech. Too Tired? If they are that tired, from just sitting, they should retire. I hope he was joking, but the point made was that the Republicans are not on the side of middle class America. Repubs are asking for tax cuts to stimiluate the economy while at the same time wanting to freeze spending to depress the economy. Someone please tell Mike Pence that when you have both, nothing happens. His talking points are making no sense. I had to leave the Fox coverage of the 140 Republicans vs the President, as Fox cut away. Why was that? I had to go to CNN to keep viewing.

  • eyeswideopen

    sorry, screen froze up. Fox went to critics instead of showing the live conversation. For the Fox viewer’s here, Cspan will probably be showing it, in it’s entirety at a later date. So far I am not impressed with their coverage. But I will continue to monitor occassionaly.

  • DaveH

    Do you know what makes an economy Eyes? It isn’t paper money. It’s the goods and services produced by the people. Money is just a facilitator if it’s issuance is properly controlled. Wasteful spending does not increase the production of goods and services. In fact it decreases them because the spending must be financed either by taxes or borrowing (future taxes). When the people have a larger portion of their earned money taken forcibly they understandably lose their drive to produce, thus the economy suffers.
    As Government grows, more of the financial resources are diverted from producers to the non-producers (government).
    The bottom line is what makes people produce more goods and services? It sure isn’t Government taking their money and snapping at their heals.

  • L, USA

    Mia, You speak as a RINO driver and a useful idiot. McCain-Fiengold was a crimminal act against the American people. It is good that the Supreme Court of the United (Soveriegn) States struck it thru and destroyed it. The truth is thatin the Republican party political body seem to be dissolutioned by the left but it is, in fact, the effect of communism in America and even knit into the fabrick of the socio-political system. It MUST be taken out; only a true candidate can be a patriotic American leader. McCain needs to retire and rest his days, for the sake of the American people; With all due respect.

  • Claire

    LMAO!!!!! You two are great!

  • James

    DaveH, when you’re that old it’s impossible to hold it too long. My guess is he only leaves the bathroom, when a vote is called.

  • L, USA

    Forget-it-Not! Email Sarah NOW!!! No to McCAin!

  • L, USA

    The main problem is that she is not a liberal slime-sucking wince, you know, the kind who hide in the shadows until a winner comes out of the dust of the fair fight, then rubs up to the thug who won by hiding a knife in his belt. She had better keep her distance from John McCain.

  • L, USA

    Texas is The George Bush State and that is very, very good. We need Strong Republican Leadership!

  • L, USA

    McCain has no chance.

  • L, USA

    Let me re-phrase that; McCain has no Right chance at becoming President and should not even be running for Senator of AZ. The ‘R’(Republican) does him no pardon. He should retire for the good of American interests.

  • eyeswideopen

    Meteorlady, Texas has a wonderful web site which shows that the Stimulus Act has awarded your state: $8,872,319,069.51. You have received $1,518,414,806.00. http://www.window.state.tx.us/recovery/transparency/tracking.php To see the totals just click on the Transparency & reporting catagory at top of header, then go to Federal Quarterly Report. It will show all the monies you were awarded and what you have received.
    Your state accepted and must have needed the stimulus monies the same way that, Florida did to keep our schools open. It appears that your state had the same type of fiscal problems or Perry wouldn’t have lowered his ego and taken that money. I lived in Austin and Houston and loved both cities. Texas football is like no other. Used to travel across the state to attend high school games. HOOK em HORNS!!!

  • L, USA

    Metorlady, It seems that you have been “HOOKED by the HORNS” eyeswidenotopen has ‘goreing’. I simply prefer the Navyjack Flag way of “Dont Tread On Me” showing the 10ft. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake! The best way to ruin a state with the economy in solvency is to GO IN DEBT TO THE GOVERNMENT! As for me NO THANKS, I don’t like being a slave! Got cash? No? Then GET OUT!!!

  • John De Gennaro

    John McCain was recently rebuked in the Supreme Court when it ruled against him and the McCain-Feingold(George Soros) bill which unconstitutionally limited free speech. The liberals howled and our glorious president tried to intimidate the Supreme Court justices in his state of the union speech. George Soros sponsored this miserable bill. McCain takes money from many left-wing organizations including Soros’s “Open Society Institute.” McCain has many friends. They include Ted Kennedy(now dead, thank God), Feingold, Bill Moyers, Aryana Huffington, and George Soros(billionaire, ex Nazi, ex Communist, destroyer of the British Pound, and the man behind the Shadow Party). McCain plays the conservative to get elected but he is nothing but a collaborator with the Socialists and Communists in what was the Democratic Party. If the McCain-Kennedy amnesty bill had passed, this country would have seen 50 million more latinos pour across the border by 2050 and the southwest would no longer belong to the United States. Obama wants this result as well on the way to a Socialist America. McCain is dangerous and must be removed because he is a sleeper within our midst. Did anyone notice what a pathetic job he did in the presidential election? He should have been the person that alerted the American public to radical Obama but he said next to nothing. Why? Learn about this man. Do your research. Spread the word. If you want a place to start, read “The Shadow Party” by David Horowitz. If this country is to be saved, we must educate one another. God bless America.

  • L, USA

    Thanks Claire, This is such a critical time in American History that we can’t miss the mark, or our own heads will roll. It is slim that we even have a chance to re-take the White House at this stage of communist take-over.

  • DaveH

    I was just watching Mike Huckabee on John Stossel’s show. He was asked about a law passed in Arkansas which dictated that each school kid would be weighed and if overweight a letter was sent to the parents advising them of their kids condition (as if they didn’t know). He claimed this wasn’t Big Brother abuse because the government wasn’t forcing the parents to do anything.
    Sure, just a step in that direction is all. He’s just another RINO.

  • JoanieG

    Sorry, but Mike Huckabee is a good reason why Republicans lost in 2008. He was very busy dividing up the party. I don’t think McCain was the best candidate, but Huckabee is a disaster. Folks are not going to forget his pardoning that man who went on a killing spree after his release– very poor judgment! That cooked his goose. Sarah does energize the party but I don’t think even she wants to run again. Many women are simply jealous of her because she is beautiful, both on the outside and the inside. As for the morons commenting that women could never do the job of running the country, I suggest that they look at Germany, the traditional economic muscle in post-war Europe. Funny how Angela Merkel ALWAYS seems more on target than the 3 stooges: Sarkozy, Berlesconi and Zapetero– together, they don’t make up one good brain, in my opinion! Let’s also not forget the long reign of Margaret Thatcher! You men are pigs (Bill Clinton, especially).

  • DaveH

    L,
    No doubt the Muslims are a dangerous lot. So are drugs. But neither war has stopped either. How long do we keep impoverishing our nation and letting Government grow out of control for no real gains? Just like the Liberal war on poverty. How long do we water that tree that bears no fruit before we throw in the towel and admit that Big Government is not the solution?
    http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=11019

  • Claire

    seed???

  • L, USA

    DH, What Mike was trying to tell the zens is that a letter to yo mama is’nt a fine or a jail term. If it did anything, then he would have said so. I would do the same. Only the useful idiots will be bothered by a simple answer. Yet, those are the ones that the marxist line up against the wall and shoot, when the take over is complete. To Clair: seed=man, man=leader, leader= [true]liberty or freedom, get it?

  • Claire

    L,USA–Oh, I “got” it alright. It has been a long time since I have heard the terminology used that way.

  • DaveH

    L,
    The simple question is just another foot in the door for Big Government. The Republicans lay the foundation, and the Liberals occupy the building.

  • Harold Olsen

    Letters like that could result in big fat (no pun intended) law suits.

  • L, USA

    Claire, Your right-mindedness is as sweet smelling fragrance on the air. Dave, The “legal” processes now woven into governmental dictums have corrupted the system. Check the record for conservative votes that oppose un-American values and count the Republicans against the “Democrats”. Who won? Harol , Big Fat World History stands guilty as charged!

  • L, USA

    Dave, We have the military to fight the large scale against “jihad” to protect the nation at large. If not, we would be in the streets with any kind of weapon we could get our hands on fending for our families and our own lives quite literaly. I can come down to that at any time as islamic advance progresses. It has happened in most of the eastern world already. Government only needs to be big enough to provide the security of freedom to it’s citizans, not a beaurocratic behemath with marxist social and economic slavery. Digg?

  • L, USA

    Sir, You are absolutely right. Something I am seeing here with the many Independent voters are fear driven jabs against the Republican Party (recently harried for stopping a tax increase bill from passage). They cry RINO when only a handful ex. Snowe, McCain, etc. are wolves in sheeps clothing. This is far from right-minded thinking and the Independents may only take votes from the Party of Hope, causing both to lose the election, thereby putting the nation in the jaws of marxist death. God Bless America!

  • Claire

    I believe we have a right to our opinion. You certainly have yours.

  • Claire

    L,USA–Even if the Republicans get in, it will be more of the same. This economic chaos will not go away for years to come. It has been too long in the making.

  • Claire

    I have fond memories of Texas. I went to a number of dog shows and won under Texas judges. Also, the people were very nice and hospitable. It was in Austin. I have to admit driving in the traffic in my big Chevy van was kind of scary. I went by myself with 5 dogs. I did get lost but I flagged down a state trooper and he got me on the correct interstate. And the food was wonderful.

  • L, USA

    eyeswideshutt, Eight hundred billion USD is less than one tenth of A Thousand billion [1,000,000,000,000.] or trillion. The Federal deficit is gaining A Trillion plus for each year for TEN years under the current administrations proposals. Meanwhile, the “floatation” method proposed by the obama administration is TAXES, FEES and government regulations on banks, businesses and factorys. This ‘bait’ money is used simply to lure the ‘ducks’ closer to a communist trap. The Big banks have paid back the “stimulas” money they were FORCED to take becasue of the strings attached to it. Only the muslim sharia banks and institiuions like Goldman Sachs are going on with it (with special favoritisms from the government). Now obama is FORCEING it on the smaller banks and credit unions. HELLO!!!

  • Claire

    Sorry, got off the subject at hand.

  • Bev

    OK, LauraBoatright, this question will show my age on all this stuff……. How do I get to the FACEBOOK GROUP. ( you youngins be gentle ) I clicked on your link, BUT, it did not take me to your group. Can you help a OLD LADY??
    Step by Step. I want to put my 2 cents in. When I first heard about Palin backing MaCain instead of Hayworth, I EMAILED EVERYONE I KNEW, including networking sites & asked if they would put up a poll. I am SOOOOOOOO glad, there are many others who feel the same way about WHAT PALIN IS DOING!!!! BIG, BIG, mistake!!!! I am SOOOOOOO done with BOTH PARTIES. Liar, Liar pants on fire. & Michael Steele, I like you, BUT YOU ARE IN WAY OVER YOUR HEAD. YOU ARE NOT A LEADER. Get out of the way. The Repblicans think the people are going to back them, WRONG AGAIN,…… WE ARE GOING TO SUPPORT CONSERVATIVES!!!!!!! I know this is going to surprise you, THERE IS A DIFFERENCE, & if you have NO CLUE, WHAT ARE YOOOOOOOOUUUUU doing in POLITICS???????? OK, deep breath, Everyone have a great day & I have SO enjoyed reading all the different thoughts. Keep up the fight!!!!!

  • L, USA

    Claire, The primary factor in the elections is to elect as many Conservative Republicans as possible. The major party Republican has proven to oppose the type of government corruption that is now ruining the economy and destroying the Constitution.

  • eyeswideopen

    Claire, vote in Libertarians, as they won’t force you to change your religious beliefs to match theirs.

  • DaveH

    We can’t even stop a lone gunman on a military base. Do you really think pissing off the Muslims is going to keep us safer at home?

  • DaveH

    I’m all for severely punishing those that trespass on us, but then get out of their countries. No Nation Building. Take the Underwear Bomber. If it was up to me, I would interrogate him for what information he would give and then kill him in a very unMuslim way. After all he was willing to kill several hundred innocent people.

  • L, USA

    Dave, The mindset that drives the bombers is base,lewd and sucidal in nature. That one blew his own backside up trying to kill us. Think about that for a moment.

  • Harold Olsen

    You may understand the feeling of loyalty but I sure don’t. Why should she feel any loyalty to him when, as his running mate, he showed no loyalty to her. As I said in another posting, I know she’s a Christian but this is taking charity way too far.

  • Harold Olsen

    I hope you’re not saying that Bush was a strong president, because he wasn’t. I’m sorry to admit that I voted for him twice. I once said he was a better president than his father, who was a lousy president. About six months later I changed my mind about that. He was worse than his father. The only thing he did right, and I give him credit for it, was keep us safe after 9/11. There were no more domestic terrorist attacks. In his first year, Obama can’t say the same thing. Fort Hood was a terrorist attack even though he and his regime denies it.

  • Harold Olsen

    Obama makes $400,000 a year. That’s about $399,999.99 more than he is worth. And I’m being generous at that.

  • Harold Olsen

    Conservative Democrats??? There ain’t no such animal!!

  • eyeswideopen

    Yes, Dave, I am fully aware that we have killed our manufacturing companies who produced actual products. I understand that the investment companies and banks dreamed up the credit default scheme and it took us to the brink of another depression. I understand that if mortgage companies had not dumped the loan to debt ratio quidelines, people who couldn’t afford mtges wouldn’t have gotten them. I also understand that it wasn’t just poor people who defaulted, as Tin stated, it was also people who were buying second homes and new cars they couldn’t afford. I also understand that the tax cuts that Bush gave the wealthier citizens did not add new jobs in any signifcant numbers. But it did reduce our revenue which meant we had no funding for both wars, or the Medicare Advantage Act, that wonderful socialist program. I also understand that countries all over the world realized that banking regulations needed to be changed, they also understood that when no one is spending the government has too. We on the other hand had our Previous President ask Congress to bail out the banks and then watch those same Congressmen get all crazy when assistance is given to Main Street. This is a unique time, when things will be done to stabilize the economy and to not acknowledge that the bulk of the deficit is due to the situation is ludicrous. I am sure that Obama would have loved to have walked into office with a 300 Billion surplus instead of a 1.3 trillion deficit, but he wasn’t that fortunate and must now clean up a mess created by Congress and the Banking industry. Yes, the Clinton admin, had the mtges made available to poorer people, but why did the Republican controlled Congress allow that? If they didn’t like the idea why allow it to pass? They sure have no problems stopping what they don’t like. Answer is GREED and CORRUPTION. Yes, Dave I read the economics book you recommended, also read something every week from Cato, thanks.

  • L, USA

    eyes, What a boatload of craaap you have unloaded here. Just add SCOTUS to all the above you mentioned and it would be accurate. Does government minority home loan quota ring any bells? The banks had to fill those minority quotas and the way they chose left a big hole and guess who pushed them in? Right, the government! And who now pays the bill? Right, YOU and every other tax payer and their family in America!!! More later.

  • DaveH

    That $1.3 Trillion deficit quoted by the administration was a projected deficit for 2009 which actually ended at $1.4 Trillion at the end of the year. The actual deficit when Obama took office was about $400 Billion ($0.4 Trillion).
    As far as the “tax cuts for the wealthy”, I don’t look at them at tax cuts, rather the government is taking less away from them. You do realize that they pay far more than their fair share? About 20% of the top earners pay about 40% of the taxes. That’s fair? Once we start down that slippery logical slope that they should pay a larger percentage because they make more than the rest of us, there is no end until we reach Communism where everybody is equal (equally poor that is). There is no moral excuse for taking the money of others. I don’t care how big the taking gang is.

    I must say if you are reading Cato, you will soon probably know more than I do, so I will have to stop talking to you, lol.

  • L, USA

    EYESWIDEOPEN, You “are mistaken”!!! What you have posted is the opposite of the truth, and the facts prove your misinformation to be completly in error!!!

  • L, USA

    You are completly “mis-informed” as to the formation and root causes of the current economic situation. Not many will be satisfied with your surface explaination of the current condition. Also, your identity is in question here. ‘Obamanistic’ in character, seems to describe your opinions.

  • DaveH

    I didn’t say that right. Those people who earn about 20% of the nation’s income pay about 40% of the nation’s taxes.

  • eyeswideopen

    DaveH, please read this link and tell me if you agree with the part of a major catastrophe must happen. http://www.Cato-unbound.org/2009/04/06/patri-friedman/beyond-folk-activism

  • DaveH

    Sorry Eyes, but I didn’t see that in the article.
    Though he lost me on the SeaSteading concept, I think it was a very well-written article. I especially liked this statement:
    “Government is just another industry, where countries offer services to citizens, but it has some unfortunate features. It is a geographically segmented monopoly, and since all land is taken, the industry has an enormous barrier to entry. To start a new government you have to beat an old one, which means winning a war, an election, or a revolution. And it has very high customer lock-in: there are barriers to emigration and immigration, and switching countries involves both high financial and emotional costs. These characteristics result in a horribly uncompetitive industry, so it is no surprise that existing firms [Governments] tend to exploit customers instead of innovating to attract them.”

    It’s good to see that you’re expanding your knowledge.

    I disagree with Patri that it is futile to approach the goal with dialogue. I remember most of my co-workers thinking I was nuts about Government out of control. That and the fact that they were genuinely afraid of criticizing Government, which reminds me of a Thomas Jefferson quote: “When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty”. Anyway, I believe that I planted the seeds of doubt in their minds which caused them to think outside the box, as those I still know recognize very much that Government is out of control.

  • L, USA

    shuteyes, Come on now, you know already. I could print you a page on how the community organizer and ACORN worked this years ago. It’s coming out now because the public are wiseing up now that the economy is tanking.

  • L, USA

    DaveH says:
    January 31, 2010 at 10:24 am
    Sorry Eyes, but I didn’t see that in the article.
    Though he lost me on the SeaSteading concept, I think it was a very well-written article. I especially liked this statement:
    “Government is just another industry, where countries offer services to citizens, but it has some unfortunate features. It is a geographically segmented monopoly, and since all land is taken, the industry has an enormous barrier to entry. To start a new government you have to beat an old one, which means winning a war, an election, or a revolution. And it has very high customer lock-in: there are barriers to emigration and immigration, and switching countries involves both high financial and emotional costs. These characteristics result in a horribly uncompetitive industry, so it is no surprise that existing firms [Governments] tend to exploit customers instead of innovating to attract them.”

    It’s good to…
    —————–

    DaveH, You and “eyeswide” are openly in favor of communism overtaking the United States of America in your postings here. Are you Marxist or Lennonist?

  • DaveH

    Are you on Drugs L? I am as far away from Communist as one can get.

  • L, USA

    I keep my body fit, and have no use for drugs. Your postings leave the impression that you are communist in the core but soft in your beliefs. The obvious lack of your ability to see the present situation in the obama regime is of paramount suspicion. If you are conservative, you need to begin to view conservative dialogue and reports. Meddleing with the liberal pundits will make you like them, or you already are. You may start here to redeem your virtues: http://www.gop.org [Gallant Old Party]. Best wishes.

  • L, USA

    Na, eyeswideshut, The “freedoms” you advocate are better known as sin. Lawlessness is defined as breaking the law(s). Law is, in America, based upon the Christian commandments given to Hebrew patriarcs of the past in the region that is now Israel. The simple effect of law-breaking is the consequence of that action. Justice is rendered according to the act of lawbreaking in relation to appropriate measures of preventing extenous ‘crime’ and it’s effect on everyone. The end result of that “freedom” is death. How do you stand on moral issues? Abortion ? Sodomy? Tell us now, if you dare. Best Wishes!

  • L, USA

    Harold, When the greatness of a President is weighed, it must be in relation to the amount of force exerted against the enemy as opposed to the point of self-destruction. G.W.H. Bush sucessfully circumvented a hostile U.N. opposition to drive S. Hussien back out of Kuait. He would have taken him out in Bagdad but was constrained with the consequence of a World War with other hostile nations if that had been the case (instigated by the muslim controled United Nations Council, not to mention a liberal U.S. press which would have crucified him publicly).
    G.W. Bush was also able to volley over the opposition (but only after a crisis on 9/11/01) to prevent hostile muslim nations from mounting their promised “jihad” against Americans on American soil.

  • Merle Reid

    I don’t think Palin should help McCain,because if He would have
    let Her talk McCain would been ELECTED.

    Reply

  • Conservative Carl

    I love J.D. Hayworth’s fiscal conservatism and stand for small government. He should be in the Senate instead of McCain. As for Sarah Palin, if she is really conservative she should be campaigning for J.D. Hayworth. McCain is a progressive and not a conservative. He and Lindsay Graham both should be out of office but voters likely will send McCain back as voters in South Carolina gave Graham another term. Term limits please!!

  • DaveH

    If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?

  • Chad McCrory

    Personally I think the Palin campaign or whatever is just another stupid cult with a bunch of brainless followers just like the Obama campaign and the Ron Paul campaign(Lesser of all the evils in 2008) She has no experience and claims that Iraq was responsible for 9-11 which is just obsurd as saying 9-11 was an inside job. I am supporting either Gary Johnson or Jim Demint for president.

  • Claire

    Clever.

  • eyeswideopen

    It’s a hell yes to that!!!!

  • L, USA

    Uhh, Oh..Chad! You forgot Mickey Mouse! If not, Vote Chad McCrory for President!!!

  • eyeswideopen

    L.USA, are you saying that the Repubs didn’t have control, or that they liked the minority mortgages because they we being paid , by the lobbyists for the banking and mortgage industry? The rest were facts, you can check out the deficit as CBO has now come up with the latest figures. 1.3 trillion was the final amount to what Ohama inherited. Any time you Conservatives don’t like the facts, you just try to ignore them. Common sense tell you that all the devasation couldn’t have been caused from 2007 to 2008 when Bush had to bail out the banks, but you want to blame the Dems’s so badly, and you all can’t even admit that you had the power in the Congress from 1995. If you didn’t like what Frank was proposing, why pass it? You were driving the bus, where were the brakes?

  • L, USA

    wideopentoeveryliberaliegoing, You just can’t seem to accept the truth. I could stay here all year telling you to do unbiased research to discover the truth but evidently you would still keep spouting the same obamanism of twisted “facts” and propaganda against the Repub?lican Party of America. If it only ignorance, then you cure that with careful research but if it is intentional misinforming of the public…, it is known as subversion of America…

  • eyeswideopen

    L. USA what part was wrong? The fact the repubs had control? Come on, would love to know is wrong.

  • L, USA

    eyesareshut, Come on now, you know already. I could print you a page on how the community organizer and ACORN worked this years ago. It’s coming out now because the public are wiseing up now that the economy is tanking. Also, who is so easily fooled into thinking that the Republican minority (6 of 8 years) could prevent the meltdown brought on by the ‘social engineering’ leftist [democrats]. Oh just watch as OBAMA destroys what is left of American capitalism and socializes medicine and that is just the beginning. You are a useful idiot, do unbiased research into the prior Lennonist communist governments and how they took over countries and what they did with the people.

  • DaveH

    L, it would be wise before you attack others to get your facts straight:
    http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/l/bl_party_division_2.htm

  • L, USA

    “Dave” My “attack” will be in the coming elections. Let the facts speak for themselves. You will be naked in 2012.

  • L, USA

    The “attack” will be/and now is, the renewed Republican advance to retake the government in 2012, as well as 2010. That is what this discussion is about. Obamanomics is striping the American citizanry of the very clothes, food and shelter. Even an idiot could see that. Search for rnc.com and find the Washington Post (liberal rag newspaper) article where the Republican Party Commitee drafting a candidate standards checklist. It’s ideal but notice the commentors angry reaction. It is because of the disaster(s) coming from the obama policies in action. Best wishes.

  • eyeswideopen

    L.USA, the republican minority of the past 6-8 years? You truly are not living in the real world if you don’t even know that the Repubs had control of both Houses of Congress since 1995 to 2007. You really are making yourself look uninformed calling it a minority. What do you call a majority? Let’s see: Control of House, Control of Congress, and a Republican President for 8 of those 12 years. MAJORITY!!! Control of House, Control of Congress from 1995 with Democrat President= Majority!!! Denial is why people are leaving your party.

  • L, USA

    The evasive smoke screen you are using now ‘eyes wide shut’, only proves that you most likely are a closet liberal. Probably lennonist communist. If you have any power to reason, apparently not, but you would know that the Republicans, not “repubs”, that shows your ignorance, had minority in the Senate and in Congress much of the time the President was Republican. God Bless America.

  • eyeswideopen

    L. USA, I hate to do this but you will have a hard time lying about the facts. http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/l/bl_party_division_2.htm
    It is on a graph, so you should be able to see that you are about as wrong as wrong can be. Wake up and take responsibility for the crap that has been passed by the Majority party in power. 1995 to 2007. That means control changed in Jan 2007. You want the American public to give you back control when you don’t even know when or for how long you previously had it???? LAMO. Maybe your party should have addressed reforming things like: immigration, energy, education, taxes, healthcare, commerce(trade agreements), cutting the size of government, instead of passing bills allowing people who couldn’t afford mortgages to get them. You know useful things.

  • http://mooresmorgue@hotmail.com John Moore

    I would much rather see Sara back J.D. Hayworth.

  • Roger

    If Palin can back McCain she doesn’t need my vote. We NEED a true believer in conservitism and is an anti-Progressive candidate. Doesn’t she know a Progressive when she sees one??? No more Conservative lites! No more RINOs.

  • Merle Reid

    I don’t think Palin should help McCain,because if he would have
    let her TALK,He would have been elected,also the stupid vote He
    made and stopped campaigning.

  • L, USA

    Clair, Opinions are like the spinctoral region where the food exits, but, For “obomanamics” there is NO EXIT. This is reality.

  • L, USA

    JonieG, Right on Target about ole’ Willie. He had a “root” with more than just a few in the stye! However, I fail to understand your point when you say that Mike Huckabee could police the man for the rest of his life, outside prison, or do you like everyone to remain in prison for your lifespan? West Germany did very well thanks to American capitol(ism) assistance. Yet, see now how the european model is now in no growth economy. And what happened to Brittan? It is becoming an islamic state. Will the Queen drive out the bombers and theives from the land of the Lion, or say, “have you come to take a spoil?…” Search world history and count the prevailing rulers of civilization. How many male? female? This is my point.

  • L, USA

    Victor L Barney, The problem with “progressivism” is that it is progressing toward destruction of freedom, not good. Soveriegn nation world politics has been far better for modern civilization than corrupt “back room dealing” and black market economic swindlers who promulgate this device.

  • eyeswideopen

    L. USA, Texas ,took the money, it was their Repub Governor who accepted it. State must have been in trouble to have needed it. You can scream all you want but it is obvious that the states that took the money must not have had good fiscal policies in place. If that is true you need to look at the past leadership of the state, they made the decisions and handled the money. Your attitude that the Repubs are above the fray and were fiscally responsible is easy to dispute, just look at their states financial statements and see how much stimulus monies they took. Both parties are guilty.

  • eyeswideopen

    L.USA, during Clinton’s admin, Congress had a pay as you go rule, which generated a 200 billion surplus for Bush when he entered office. Last week the Republicans voted against the same pay as you go rule that the Dems’ wanted to pass. Can you say stupidity? You and your minons are beating the Dems up for fiscal responsibility and when they agree and want to use the same policies that worked before, your guys vote NO!!!. Why would they co-sponsor a bill and then vote against it?

  • http://www.citizenforfreedom.blogspot.com JOSEPH LARSON

    None of you get it. This is not about one party or the other. First Sarah Palin, what she has done for Alaska is more than enough to convince anyone who is either not jealous of her looks, or hooked on the “you have to be in office 20 years to have enough experience theory. She is intelligent, has common sense, and more important, morals. Second, G.W. was handed a failing economy. Yes, I know your going to say thats not true. Willie balanced the budget. He created jobs. Right, service jobs, J.C. Penny, Walmart, MacDonalds, Burger King, and lets not forget the Internet Flash-in-thePan. Creating something out of nothing. Nothing that increased our Gross National Product. That is where the real growth is measured. Increase of demand without increase of supply raises the cost of goods and a cash shortage. Cash spent in the service sector or in consumable goods is simply put, money down the drain. What happens in the end is prices go up, then you get a housing boom with a congress forcing banks to loan money to people who can’t afford them, there is going to be a day to pay the piper. Barney Frank, Chris Dodd, Charles Schummer, were the main culprits. Most administration policies do not affect the economy for six to eight years after they are in-acted. However OBAMA has taken an old and failed road and the real economists know where this will end. No smart business is going to hire or expand until this spend and tax idiot is gone. Along with his congress. I agree McCAIN IS THE REPUBLICAN POSTER CHILD and Palin does not need to pose with him, but I believe she thinks she owes him something. If he is as bad as some of you think, he will lose and she will move on. As for 2012 Palin has not shown she is interested. My vote will be decided at the time I have a choice to make. But I know I am looking for a capitalist with Christian Values. No more spend and tax to kill unborn babies. No more Terrorists tried in civilian courts. No government health care. And for sure nobody from the current administration.

  • L, USA

    When a bill is introduced by Republican, it often gets changed by the democrats, mostly by adding to it. When slick had the tech stock bubble (internet stocks) surplus, there was the expectation of money available for use in military and domestic needs. Now, we Republicans know the score. Trillions in debt to China and Japan and going down fast into a sucker hole. First, we need REAL gross domestic product, and that IN THE AMERICAN POCKETS, not going to crooks in the obamunist cartel.

  • L, USA

    All of this did’nt happen overnight, child. How much $ did you lose to barnys trick? Your “rinos who you refer to as “repubs” might be as guilty as your liberals, but I doubt it. However, the True Republicans (www.gop.com go here to convert and join the True Conservatives Now!) did not do it! Sorry if your feelings got hurt by reading my caps, I will use three exclaimation points in place of extenous capitals. Oh, and try to get past 3 years of age, it will do wonders for you emotionaly. Best Wishes!

  • eyeswideopen

    L.USA, so you are saying that no Conservatives have elected offices? There are none within the Republican Party who voted or controled fiscal policies or passed bills. You are funny. That denial of any wrong doing by anyone who is a COnservative is the reason, your party won’t be taken seriously. Must be great to be so perfect. lol

  • eyeswideopen

    L.USA, if a bill gets changed are you saying the Repubs will just vote it in anyway?? Too funny. Still can’t accept responsibilty can you?

  • Norm

    JOSEPH LARSON
    Joe I don’t think you get it.
    Sarah is attractive and friendly, but she’s as dumb as a rock. What she did for Alaska, is to help make it the recipient of more federal money per capita than any state in the union, despite their oil revenues. She pretends to be a right wing extremist, but yet supports John McCain. Hypocracy? I truely don’t believe she knows enough to know where she stands.
    G.W. was handed a failing economy? You got to be kidding. I agree with you that there was a computer bubble that broke around 2000. But Georgie inherited a minor glitch, about the size of what Clinton got from G.H.W. G.W. actually grew the economy but his tax cuts (favoring the richest of us), and his failure to pay for his wars produced massive deficits. Incidently war economies produce jobs through government spending, but that’s fine with you paranoid neocons. A trillion borrowed dollars in military spending doesn’t count.
    What Obama inherited was a disaster. Even G.W. and Paulson were scared to the point of TARP funding. Do we have enormous deficits now? Absolutely, they are frightning. But the alternative would have been a depression. Any economist or banker worth their salt will agree with that. It wasn’t all G.W.’s fault, frankly he wasn’t bright enough to see it coming. But as Harry Truman stated about the presidency “The buck stops here”.

  • James

    Joseph L., Sarah Palin should have John McCain as her running mate, that would guarantee her safety from assassination.

  • (Wondering Woman)

    Hey Ron,

    Forget about how McCain is polling in Arizona now. He is fixing
    to lose any political backing he ever had if he finds anyone to cosign
    the Dietary Supplement Safety Bill (DSSA) and is fool enough to introduce it as it is rumored he plans to. This bill will harm us while helping the FDA to fatten big pharmacy’s coffers, as well as doing its part to increase medical care expense because it will gut another bill (DSHEA) that has kept the FDA from destroying our access to vitamins, minerals, supplements and herbals for the past few years. If the Codex Alimentarius (for those of you who aren’t familiar with this one – go to You Tube and type “codex alimentarius” in the search window for a rapid education). If you are able to get them at all if this bill is introduced and passed, any you can get after that will only contain about 1/100th of an effective strength. So if you see this bill rear its ugly head, notify your representatives to not cosign or vote for it.

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