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Caribou Barbie trying to get $100K speaking fee
I don't get it. What's the problem here? What's wrong with an American trying to make a living and support her family.

Even the GOP is littered with socialists now.
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Old 10-30-2009, 04:33 PM
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:34 PM
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Caribou Barbie trying to get $100K speaking fee
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That's like the vacuous lolbertarian who stormed out of here a few weeks back in a blizzard of profanity and non-sequiturs trying to get a $100,000 reasoning fee.
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CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Palin book tour takes unconventional path « - Blogs from CNN.com

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Palin will kick off the tour in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 18, one day after her book is released. The choice of Michigan to begin her cross-country blitz may be no accident: Palin publicly disagreed with the McCain campaign's decision to pull its resources out of that key battleground state a month before the election - one of the initial moves that led anonymous McCain operatives to declare Palin was "going rogue."
Goddammit. Why does she have to come up here to Michigan? We've got enough trouble, thankyouverymuch. :grumpy:
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:04 PM
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Well, the UAW membership there ought to be able to help out....
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Old 11-06-2009, 12:22 AM
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:43 AM
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Oh fer fuck sake!

Palin Continues "Death Panels" Critique - Political Hotsheet - CBS News


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The former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee has received the most attention for coming back in the post to her claim that the bill contains so-called "death panels" – despite the fact that numerous media organizations and nonpartisan fact-checkers have said in the past that there is no such thing in the bill.

"We had been told there were no 'death panels' in the bill either," Palin wrote. "But look closely at the provision mandating bureaucratic panels that will be calling the shots regarding who will receive government health care."

Palin did not offer more explanation as to what she was referring to in the post, but here's what FactCheck.org from the University of Pennsylvania said about the claim back in August, as noted by CNN. Although the bill has changed since then, critics have not pointed to any new language as evidence of a new push for "death panels."
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Old 11-10-2009, 03:24 AM
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Sarah Palin, Media whore for the next century. She doesn't actually research anything cause then the socialist Jesus hating death panels would win.

In a media not allowed event she apparently suggested that moving "In God we trust" to the edge of the dollar coin was just another attempt by the evil socialist liberals.
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“Who calls a shot like that?” she demanded. “Who makes a decision like that?”

She added: “It’s a disturbing trend.”
You're right resigned-(I have a book to write)-ex-Governor Palin, it is a disturbing trend. Who makes a decision like that you ask? Why that would have been a republican controlled congress in 2005 and approved by Bush Conservative Jesus. It was eventually moved back to the face of the coin in 2007. All before Obama and his Hitler death camps (I hear Obama wears a hitler stash in private). And really, in a government who's parties can only seem to agree when it comes to illegally wiretapping citizens and protecting corporations from the back lash, the design of a coin no one will use is a big concern? Really?
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Old 11-10-2009, 03:28 AM
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Yeah I saw that and my first reaction was "Dollar coins? They still make those damn things?"
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Palin is supposed to be here soon promoting a book or something.

Frankly, I'd much rather see Combat Barbie! :lecher:
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Is her book being published by Zondervan? That would explain Grand Rapids. But I agree with you Garnet. Hasn't Michigan suffered enough?
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Is her book being published by Zondervan? That would explain Grand Rapids.
Nope. It's being published by HarperCollins.
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Is her book being published by Zondervan? That would explain Grand Rapids.
Nope. It's being published by HarperCollins.
Ah. Rupert Murdoch's.

The Associated Press fact-checked a leaked copy of the book and have a number of questions regarding the accuracy of her statements. Here's an excerpt from Media Matters:
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PALIN: She says her team overseeing the development of a natural gas pipeline set up an open, competitive bidding process that allowed any company to compete for the right to build a 1,715-mile pipeline to bring natural gas from Alaska to the Lower 48.

THE FACTS: Palin characterized the pipeline deal the same way before an AP investigation found her team crafted terms that favored only a few independent pipeline companies and ultimately benefited a company with ties to her administration, TransCanada Corp. Despite promises and legal guidance not to talk directly with potential bidders during the process, Palin had meetings or phone calls with nearly every major candidate, including TransCanada.

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PALIN: Criticizes an aide to her predecessor, Gov. Frank Murkowski, for a conflict of interest because the aide represented the state in negotiations over a gas pipeline and then left to work as a handsomely paid lobbyist for ExxonMobil. Palin asserts her administration ended all such arrangements, shoving a wedge in the revolving door between special interests and the state capital.

THE FACTS: Palin ignores her own "revolving door" issue in office; the leader of her own pipeline team was a former lobbyist for a subsidiary of TransCanada, the company that ended up winning the rights to build the pipeline.
Then there's Palin's statement that the McCain campaign charged her $500,000 for her to be vetted as McCain's running mate. First there's this:
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It looks like the AP had to re-check that figure, and now report it as a bill she received from her lawyer for $500,000, of which she claims $50k was vetting. but let's see what the McCain people have to say.
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It's not legal for general election matching funds to pay for pre-emptive legal defense; the McCain campaign did not believe it was legal for GELAC funds -- a separate account that paid for fundraising complaince -- to pay for the investigations either. But vetting is a poor word to choose. The McCain campaign footed the bill for Art Culvahouse's investigation of Palin before she was elected. Palin was urged by campaign lawyers to set up a legal defense fund to pay for the investigations and ethics complaints that had nothing to do with her presidential bid.
"I can confirm that she was not billed for any vetting costs by the campaign," said Trevor Potter, the campaign's general counsel. "I do not know if she was billed by her own lawyer for his assistance to her in the vetting process, but from the excerpt that has been read to me by the AP, it sounds as if that is what she is describing."
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:03 AM
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Apologies if this had already been posted (did a quick check and didn't see it):

The first 10 lies of Going Rogue
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Reverse Pascal's Wager:
The narrative is sprinkled with literary and philosophical references that one somehow doubts sprang from the copious pages of Palin's diaries, including the role of Blaise Pascal's philosophy in her girlhood conversion from Catholicism to Evangelical Protestantism.
Er, wasn't Pascal a Catholic? Yet he convinced Palin to deconvert?
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The New Yorker has a short piece about Palin's appearance on Oprah Winfrey's show. Unsurprisingly, Winfrey is one of the few people who can make Palin look good, in comparison.

Palin on Oprah: News Desk : The New Yorker

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Since we do live in an Oprahcentric world, it was only a little surprising that Winfrey started the conversation by asking Palin whether she felt snubbed by not being asked to be on Winfrey’s show last year. “For the first time in my life, as you know, I decided to publicly support a candidate, uh, as a private citizen,” Winfrey said. It didn’t seem to occur to her that that stab at modesty at the end of the sentence was, as they say on the Internet, an epic fail: Oprah as a private citizen is not even possible to imagine at this point. Because of her public support for Obama, she said, she decided not to have any of the candidates on the show. Not to worry, Oprah. Palin was pretty busy last year, and said that Oprah’s non-snub “didn’t register—no offense to you, but it wasn’t the center of my universe.”

I like Palin's all-too-obvious response, "no offense to you." Classic!
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Oh...I quite agree. But, in the process, she offended every Oprahphiliac on the planet.
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Well, duh. There is no room anywhere near that for billions of lightyears in each direction...
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She's complaining that the latest Newsweek cover photo is "sexist", which apparently did not occur to her when she posed for it.
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Here's a fun activity: Try to find one truthful sentence in Going Rogue. I betcha no one can do it. You betcha!
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Well, duh. There is no room anywhere near that for billions of lightyears in each direction...
The conversation reminds me of an anecdote about Oscar Wilde and Jamie Whistler. The two great men had dinner together, and were asked afterwards what they talked about.

"Naturally, we talked about ourselves," said Oscar.

"You forget, Oscar," said Whistler. "We actually talked about me."
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"That is the most cockamamie bullshit.”

How messed up do you have to be to actually want this lunatic in charge of anything?

Andrew Sullivan may be onto something after all: mental illness.
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Never go full retard.
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Whoever posted as "ES" on that site is not me, FYI. I'm not nearly that subtle.
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