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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-01-08 12:58 PM
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46. Slippery Slope Time
There is no political gain for the Democrats to TRUMPET this scandal...and anyone who dares to take advantage will get hammered by both the repugnican spin/slime machine and its corporate media toadies.

The story develoved in the blogosphere and it forced Gramps hand...and I give props to those who did the digging, asked the questions and forced this matter to be addressed. And I strongly encourage even more investigating...not about the children but of the motives of the parents and the hypocrisy of both the GOOP and its religious puppetmasters.

There were those here who showed "concern" that we not even discuss this matter...accusing anyone who asked a question as to trying to slime the family. That isn't the's the judgement of the parents about using their children as pawns for their own political careers and the use of this female stalking horse to cynically exploit the legacy and hard work of Hillary Clinton and others who did put the cracks in the glass ceiling that Sarah Barracuda is trying to exploit.

I'm not against those of us here in the blogosphere to keep hammering on this...and now there's a real fire, not a rumor. But I don't want to see this taken by Democrats to pile on this irrational and utterly dispicable pick for the second highest office in the 72-year old heartbeaat from the nuclear football.

Yes, we, as in the bloggers and posters, should use the hypocrisies here and continue to ask questions of judgement about the ambitions of the Palins and Camp Gramps, not the children. I was disgusted how little Trig is being used as a prop (see the People magazine cover) and attempt to use this failure of the parents and of its fundie agenda (homeschooling, abstinence education, attempts to eliminate sex education, birth control and a woman's right to choose) to gain sympathy.

Plus now this opens the door into other Palin cover-ups...Troopergate and her Bridge to Nowhere flip-flop and why did Camp Gramps not come forward at the outset of rushing Palin's name out and only now, while a hurricane threatend to flood NOLA again and how this disclosure was put out when so many aren't paying it a Gustav newsdump. I still haven't seen a network talk about it...and in the fucked up world of the 24/7 news cycle it will fall beneath the radar.

This story proves there's more there there...keep digging, keep asking, keep posting.

My response isn't to those who want to downplay this matter, but to those who played net nannies and concern trolls about even discussing matters regarding the Palin's parenting and what I will say is abuse of their children.
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  -Leave the kid alone! Raven  Sep-01-08 11:26 AM   #0 
  - Excuse me?  Sarah Ibarruri   Sep-01-08 11:28 AM   #1 
  - SInce the kid is pregnant, doesn't that imply that the mother didn't lie about herself?  hedgehog   Sep-01-08 11:33 AM   #8 
     - Palin never met a lie she didn't like and she's running for VP  Sarah Ibarruri   Sep-01-08 11:36 AM   #12 
     - how many other innocent kids are the gop morons going to attack?  samsingh   Sep-01-08 01:10 PM   #58 
     - how many other innocent kids are the gop morons going to attack?  samsingh   Sep-01-08 01:10 PM   #59 
  - It's not the kid  Mz Pip   Sep-01-08 11:29 AM   #2 
  - !  Blue State Native   Sep-01-08 11:32 AM   #4 
     - Can you imagine the RW's  Mz Pip   Sep-01-08 11:34 AM   #11 
        - Oh no doubt they would have had a field day! Let the Spin Begin!  Blue State Native   Sep-01-08 11:38 AM   #16 
        - Bingo  Fuzz   Sep-01-08 12:19 PM   #33 
  - I AGREE  BanTheGOP   Sep-01-08 11:31 AM   #3 
  - No one will pick on the kid but her mother is a whole  CC   Sep-01-08 11:32 AM   #5 
  - She KNEW Bristol was Pregnant when she said  POAS   Sep-01-08 11:47 AM   #22 
  - You're wrong, I'm afraid. Look at these threads.  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-02-08 10:56 AM   #70 
  - Oh Hell No!  shadowknows69   Sep-01-08 11:32 AM   #6 
  - Blame John McCain and Sarah Barracuda  BlueIdaho   Sep-01-08 11:32 AM   #7 
  - Blame right wing parenting and abstinence classes in school  Warpy   Sep-01-08 11:33 AM   #9 
  - I'll get flamed for this because of my low post count  Stern21   Sep-01-08 11:34 AM   #10 
  - I think I'll take my lead from Barack Obama on this and I suspect  Raven   Sep-01-08 11:36 AM   #13 
     - Strategically, I agree  BanTheGOP   Sep-01-08 12:19 PM   #32 
  - I agree with you  riderinthestorm   Sep-01-08 11:37 AM   #14 
  - I agree about the girl. We should leave HER alone.  FedUpWithIt All   Sep-01-08 11:37 AM   #15 
  - I agee Raven,leave the girl alone  JitterbugPerfume   Sep-01-08 11:39 AM   #17 
  - Aha, I am going to add Sarah Barracuda to this--  itsjustme   Sep-02-08 10:38 AM   #68 
  - Thank you.  likesmountains 52   Sep-01-08 11:40 AM   #18 
  - It is a sad and strange story.  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 11:43 AM   #19 
  - Tell that to Mrs Moose..  SoCalDem   Sep-01-08 11:44 AM   #20 
  - i agree with you.  endless october   Sep-01-08 11:44 AM   #21 
  - Why did her mom drag her into the national spotlight?  POAS   Sep-01-08 11:48 AM   #23 
  - Maybe Mom didn't know. It's possible that the kid was keeping  Raven   Sep-01-08 11:53 AM   #25 
  - no offense, but she couldn't keep it a secret from millions of  JanMichael   Sep-01-08 12:07 PM   #27 
  - From what I understand  Texasgal   Sep-01-08 12:07 PM   #28 
     - I was referring to her  POAS   Sep-01-08 12:15 PM   #30 
        - True...  Texasgal   Sep-01-08 12:23 PM   #37 
           - OK  POAS   Sep-01-08 12:54 PM   #44 
  - Agrred and Palin should stop blaming liberal bloggers.  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-01-08 11:51 AM   #24 
  - This message is for Sarah, right? Because I haven't seen any DUers ragging on the kid. n/t  dadsblacksheep   Sep-01-08 11:54 AM   #26 
  - no one is saying anything about the girl  madrchsod   Sep-01-08 12:11 PM   #29 
  - Dragging those kids into the national spotlight  POAS   Sep-01-08 12:18 PM   #31 
  - Raven, Sarah Palin's daughter is yet another symbol of what is wrong with the conservative ideology.  JDPriestly   Sep-01-08 12:20 PM   #34 
  - That young woman is not a symbol, she's a person. n/t  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 12:31 PM   #40 
     - But her daughter represents MORE than herself  BanTheGOP   Sep-01-08 01:00 PM   #48 
     - You're objectifying a human being. Is your candidate so lame  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 01:03 PM   #51 
        - I don't understand your question  BanTheGOP   Sep-01-08 01:07 PM   #56 
           - Self serving justifications. Thank goodness Axelrod and Obama  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 01:17 PM   #61 
     - People can be symbols.  JDPriestly   Sep-02-08 10:23 AM   #67 
  - "If I were Mom..." - nuff said.  BlooInBloo   Sep-01-08 12:21 PM   #35 
  - I agree we should try and stay away from making the story about a kid really.  applegrove   Sep-01-08 12:22 PM   #36 
  - Her MOM  AldebTX   Sep-01-08 12:24 PM   #38 
  - Perspective Please...Leave ALL The Kids Alone!  KharmaTrain   Sep-01-08 12:25 PM   #39 
  - I RESPECTFULLY DISAGREE  BanTheGOP   Sep-01-08 12:31 PM   #41 
     - Slippery Slope Time  KharmaTrain   Sep-01-08 12:58 PM   #46 
  - Sorry, but since her mom decided to become a national political figure  LibInTexas   Sep-01-08 12:39 PM   #42 
  - Been trying but you said it better then I have been!  POAS   Sep-01-08 12:57 PM   #45 
  - Some of you people were born to lose, I swear.  Marr   Sep-01-08 12:47 PM   #43 
  - Don't insult me just because you disagree. I don't see Obama  Raven   Sep-01-08 12:59 PM   #47 
  - Sorry if the truth hurts.  Marr   Sep-01-08 01:06 PM   #55 
     - What is truth to one person...  LanternWaste   Sep-02-08 10:41 AM   #69 
  - so you really think Obama will LOSE unless we focus on this  jonnyblitz   Sep-01-08 01:05 PM   #52 
  - "This is the only way we can win and not deserve to".  Marr   Sep-01-08 01:17 PM   #62 
  - And some of you people were born to be Republicans.  GreenJ   Sep-01-08 01:06 PM   #53 
  - Oh, bullshit. Every single thread attacking Andy and Termite  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 01:06 PM   #54 
  - Oh, spare me. This isn't about the kid...  Carolina   Sep-01-08 01:02 PM   #49 
  - I wish I could recommend this post  Ikonoklast   Sep-01-08 01:18 PM   #63 
  - Exactly.  Marr   Sep-01-08 01:24 PM   #64 
  - So in turn we moralize and pass judgment. Thanks, but no thanks.  HopeLives   Sep-01-08 02:14 PM   #66 
  - McCain and Palin are to blame, not us.  liberalmuse   Sep-01-08 01:02 PM   #50 
  - Raven, I'm going to do something else. Glad you posted the thread.  sfexpat2000   Sep-01-08 01:09 PM   #57 
  - what would Palin do if one of the Barack (or Biden, Gore, Clinton) girls  samsingh   Sep-01-08 01:11 PM   #60 
  - Sorry but if your parent  tpsbmam   Sep-01-08 01:29 PM   #65 

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