Archives: 2008 September 04

Archive for September 4th, 2008

Alaska’s First Dude Todd Palin

Seeing what an unapologetic man Todd seems to be, the liberals must be hating him almost as much as his wife.

Excerpt from John McCain’s Upcoming Speech

“I fell in love with my country when I was a prisoner in someone else’s. I loved it not just for the many comforts of life here. I loved it for its decency; for its faith in the wisdom, justice and goodness of its people. I loved it because it was not just a place, […]

Why Sarah Palin is Popular With Women

Ever wonder why Governor Sarah Palin is so fantastically popular–not just with Republican men, but with women? From Daniel Henninger’s WSJ column: I asked a number of women this week to account for Sarah Palin’s sudden appeal. Here are the common threads. The angry woman-as-victim drives them nuts. They hate victimology. As one woman said, […]

Sun Cools Off, Earth Cools Off

Imagine that? This is from the latest WeGetIt.org Biblically-based environmental group: For the first time in nearly 100 years an entire month has gone by without the sighting of a single sunspot. That could turn out highly significant for Earth’s temperature. Why? Because sunspots correlate with both solar energy emission and solar magnetism. Solar energy […]

The Special Ed Smear

The Weekly Standard points out a couple of interesting things about the latest volley against Alaska Governor and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. The latest smear from the Left is that, while Palin has a new baby boy with Down syndrome, she cut government funding for special ed. Just one problem: reductions were from a […]

Senate Candidate Dykstra Supports Palin, Rejects Senator Johnson Criticism

This just in from the mailbag: Sioux Falls – Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Joel Dykstra took exception with Tim Johnson’s recent criticism of Sarah Palin as a “weak choice” for Republican Vice Presidential nominee. “Almost everyone who came up to me during the State Fair this past weekend was very excited about the nomination of […]

Piper Palin Using Ingenuity to Solve a Problem

The Palins are obviously problem-solvers that aren’t waiting around for government solutions to everything. This little cutie almost stole the show with her impromptu grooming techniques, cute smile and great wave.

Video: Highlights of Palin Speech

In case you don’t have time to listen to Governor Sarah Palin’s whole speech from last night, here is a 7-minute video of the highlights.

Tim Johnson: Old School Big Government Advocate

While the health of Senator Tim Johnson and his ability to carry out the demanding job of a U.S. senator has been on everyone’s mind for months, the Argus Leader reports Republican senate candidate Joel Dykstra says he’d rather focus on the issues: State Rep. Joel Dykstra, R-Canton, faces a race complicated by the health […]

President Obama Would Vote Present

Something to consider about the thought of “President Barack Obama” and his leadership qualifications. As Rudy Giuliani said last night: On the other hand, you have a resume from a gifted man with an Ivy League education. He worked as a community organizer, and immersed himself in Chicago machine politics. Then he ran for the […]

Like a Moose After Cabbage

And I thought South Dakota was down-home quaint. In the British Times Online, Lu Sackett of Wasilla, Alaska says of Governor Sarah Palin when she lit into the Democrats tax plans in her speech last night: “She’s like a moose going after a cabbage” I love it!

Side-By-Side Comparison of Obama, Palin

Jeff Emanuel at RedState posted an excellent side-by-side comparison of the accomplishments and qualifications of the Republican vice presidential nominee and the Democrat presidential nominee. Go check it out. It’s an eye-opener. Given her competition on the Democrat side, Sarah Palin almost looks over-qualified.

Liberals Admit: Palin ‘Alarmingly Strong’

Michael Crowley at The New Republic says a focus group of “moderate” Democrat friends consider Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin “alarmingly strong.” all agree that Palin was very strong. The more liberal among them are a little panicked. A little? I’d bet they’re in full-tilt hysteria mode.

The Road to the Fall of Rome

American Minute from William J. Federer Rome fell SEPTEMBER 4, 476AD. In the centuries preceding, Rome was overrun with illegal immigrants: Visigoths, Franks, Anglos, Saxons, Ostrogoths, Burgundians, Lombards and Vandals. They first assimilated, many working as servants, but then came so fast they did not learn the Latin language. Militarily superior Roman Legions marched rapidly […]

Kristol on ‘The Speech’

William Kristol’s introduction at the Weekly Standard says it all: NOW WE SEE why the liberal establishment has been trying for the last few days to destroy Sarah Palin. She is a threat to their hopes to take the White House this year, a threat to their broader claims to speak for youth, for women, […]

Area Republicans Excited About Palin

KEVN reports that Rapid City area Republicans are jazzed about the choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for vice president: [Republican Ambassadors] Chairman Stephen Wesolick says Palin is an exciting choice – a brilliant and bold move for McCain. He says there has been a definite change in attitude, support and outlook by Republicans in […]

Choice Palin Quote: On the Personal Journey of the Community Organizer

From Governor Sarah Palin’s speech at the 2008 GOP Convention last night: My fellow citizens, the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of “personal discovery.” This world of threats and dangers is not just a community, and it doesn’t just need an organizer.

WSJ Video: Something about Sarah

WSJ analysis of Governor Sarah Palin’s speech last night

Grim Reaper Comes a Knocking in Spearfish

KEVN says the South Dakota Campaign for UnHealthy Families is knocking on doors in the Spearfish area, trying to get people to back their agenda to continue the death of several hundred unborn children in South Dakota every year. So if you get a knock on your door and see someone like the figure above, […]

Video: Palin Speech at 2008 GOP Convention

In case you missed it…. It’s a long speech, but it’s worth it. It is powerful and inspirational and historic. After all, this is the nomination acceptance speech of the woman who will become America’s first female vice president.

Choice Palin Quote

From Governor Sarah Palin’s speech at the 2008 GOP Convention tonight: Before I became governor of the great state of Alaska, I was mayor of my hometown. And since our opponents in this presidential election seem to look down on that experience, let me explain to them what the job involves. I guess a small-town […]

The Latest Dirt on Palin From the People’s Newswire

The People’s Cube has some interesting headlines regarding Sarah Palin: – Environmental shocker: Palin’s cat seen scratching claws on rare Alaskan pine tree – Why a DUI is worse than cocaine use – This just in: Palin’s great great grandmother jumped line at Ellis Island – Palin’s dog caught rooting in neighbor’s trash – New […]

Reflections on Governor Palin Speech

To start, her reception was fantastic. People couldn’t stop expressing their enthusiasm for this solid conservative candidate. Palin came across as classy, graceful, spunky, competent, confident, pleasant and strong. She was all the right things at all the right times. Her pride in her son, a U.S. soldier, was both motherly and strong. Of her […]

Governor Sarah Palin’s Remarks at Republican Convention

Below are Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s remarks as prepared for the 2008 Republican National Convention, delivered the evening of Sept. 3, 2008. —————————————- Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored to be considered for the nomination for Vice President of the United States… I accept the call to help our nominee for president […]

Rudy Giuliani’s Remarks at Republican Convention

Below are former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s remarks as prepared for the 2008 Republican National Convention, delivered the evening of Sept. 3, 2008. —————————————- Almost exactly one year ago during a Republican presidential debate in Durham, New Hampshire, I said that if I weren’t running for President myself, I’d be supporting John McCain. Well, […]