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Archive for January 29th, 2011

Obama Caught Flat Footed Over Egypt Despite Ex P.M. Warning In March “Social and political unrest if the problem of unemployment persists.”

Posted by M.Joseph Sheppard At Palin4President2016 on January 29, 2011

Not only does the Obama administration have “Blood on its hands” because of Bernanke’s Reserve Bank profligacy as set out in the analysis by economic commentator Mike Shedlock, but also because it chose to ignore warning after warning to not keep propping up Mubarak (“He’s not really a dictator” said Biden).

That this could lead to further, and massive bloodshed and the eventual installation a radical Islamic regime not only in Egypt but across the Middle East has been set out at this link.

The abject failure of the Obama administration to take pre-emptive action is highlighted in this report from author Aladdin Elaasar way back in March .

In his commentary he quotes, at length, various clear and disturbing economic statistic which showed that Egypt was in a severe economic crisis with huge unemployment, especially amongst youth. He quotes the former Egyptian Prime Minster Atef Ebid, regarding the unemployment “time bomb” and makes this prescient remark “Since there is no unemployment insurance in Egypt there was a tacit warning regarding social and political unrest if the problem of unemployment persists”

That the Obama administration seems to have chosen to ignore all this data and comments from leading Egyptians-surely someone in the administration reads the ultra-liberal Huffington Post-is a black mark against them.

Former Deput Assistant Secretary of State Scott Carpenter said today that “The Obama administration had better get off its talking points” and do something to assist the Egyptian people to work towards a democratic administration. The alternative, and the path the Obama administration seems to be choosing is to have a radical Islamic region.

The public must be having severe ” buyers remorse” regarding the outcome of the 2008 election-one can’t imagine a McCain/Palin administration managing this situation so poorly.

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February 2011 Is Reagan/Palin Appreciation Month (Updated)

Posted by Sarah Palin Web Brigade on January 29, 2011

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Our SPIB authors and other members of our blogging community have declared February 2011 to be Reagan/Palin Appreciation month.  See our announcement and Josh Painter’s summary of related efforts.  Also see Devonia Smith’s article about our and other online efforts.  Here on SPIB, we will be celebrating President Ronald Reagan’s legacy and Governor Sarah Palin’s accomplishments with flashback and other articles and videos throughout the month of February.  Please join us in the celebration by signing our February Proclamation:  



SPIB articles from Reagan/Palin Appreciation Month (oldest at bottom):

REAGAN FLASHBACK: Ronald Reagan’s Faith

REAGAN FLASHBACK: Year of the Bible, 1983

PALIN FLASHBACK: Palin’s farewell speech (Full transcript)

REAGAN FLASHBACK: The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

PALIN FLASHBACK: Michael Reagan: ‘The others don’t have the passion that Sarah Palin has’

Giuliani Easily Wins “Vote For A Vice-President For Palin”Poll Amongst Experienced Potential Candidates

Left Drops The Mask-They Hate Palin & Other Leading Republicans Because They are Deeply Christian

ALIN FLASHBACK: Palin joins nation’s elite at exclusive dinner

What Sarah Palin Means to the World

Four-Time Iron Dog Winner Todd Palin and 2008 Iron Dog Winner Eric Quam Place Second in 2011 Iron Dog Race

Anti-Palin (“Fading Star”) MCClatchy Press Ignores Polling History “Carter 65% Reagan 31%”

If The USA Was Run By President Palin Offshore Drilling Could Make Alaska World’s 8th Largest Oil Producer

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin begins to Twitter

Imagine if President Palin were doing this

Allen West Landslides “Point Of View” VP For Palin Poll “Sure I’d Consider VP Slot”

PALIN FLASHBACK: Palin center of attention at big GOP dinner

Sarah Palin: Girly men don’t ride the Iron Dog!

PALIN FLASHBACK: Alaskan Stands Up For Sarah’s Accomplishments

Gallup Poll Of 1.326 Republican Supporters On Moral Values;Palin/Huck 47% Romney/Newt 13%

Gov. Palin to speak in India next month

How Ronald Reagan Handled Libya

PALIN FLASHBACK: Palin ‘grateful’ for top spot

Palin: Here’s to Libya’s freedom

Palin responds to Facebook account speculation

Which version of Sarah Palin are you going to believe?

Patrick Roberts: Palin takes another important step toward 2012

Sarah Palin: Here’s to Libya’s Freedom

Nebraska’s Heineman: Sarah Palin ‘absolutely’ qualified to be POTUS

March Is “Dana Milbank Free Month” Following His “Palin Free Month”

Todd Palin sheds dress slacks for Iron Dog race

Sarah Palin: Iron Dogs Roarin’

PALIN FLASHBACK: News: Governor Sarah Palin Visits Task Force Arctic Eagle Soldiers in Kosovo

Media Makes Themselves Look Even More Silly With Their “Anyone But Palin” Campaign

Ronald Reagan-Remarks on the Air Traffic Controllers Strike

PALIN FLASHBACK: 1995 Iron Dog Win: Interview with Sarah and Todd Palin

Video: Sarah Palin’s Full Remarks At Q&A In Long Island, NY

Dave Westlake Reads Sarah Palin’s Letter To Union Workers In Madison Wisconsin

Gallup: Americans Say Ronald Reagan Is the Greatest U.S. President

Video: Sarah Palin at the Long Island Association

Todd Palin and Eric Quam – Iron Dog Team #11 – They’re Off!

PALIN FLASHBACK: Palin Hearts Reagan: How Gov. Sarah Palin Benefited from Choosing President Reagan as a Role Model

KTUU Live-Streams Iron Dog, Gov. Palin’s Tweets Herald Race Start

Astonishing Results To Date For “Vote For Your Choice For Palin’s Vice President Poll”

Palin-Centered Analysis Of Wisconsin.Palin As FDR’s Heir

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah ‘Barracuda’ Palin and the Piranhas of the Press

Sarah Palin to WI public workers: Don’t ‘kowtow to union bosses’ who use you

Sarah Palin: Union Brothers and Sisters: Don’t Be Led Astray


Conservative Girl with a Book: A Post by Conservative Girl with a Voice

Palin Nears 3 Million Facebook Members-$1 Billion Campaign 2012 Fund A Certainty

Long Island gets personal with Palin

Gov. Palin: Obama’s the King of Debt (Updated)

Oliver Ditch: Sarah Palin’s Family Photo from Alaska

PALIN FLASHBACK: Transcript: Sarah Palin’s Resignation Speech

Sarah Palin Crushes All Comers In American Spectator Straw Poll

Post CPAC Straw Poll: Sarah Palin And Allen West Are “Winning The Future” … Big Time!

Sarah Palin: Ineluctable

Sarah Palin: A Better Debater Than You Think

Media Silent As Palin Landslides 3 Major Grass Roots GOP Polls.All 3 Polls In One Place +Analysis

Governor Palin Dominates American Spectator & HotAir Straw Polls

REAGAN FLASHBACK: Margaret Thatcher: Reagan’s Leadership, America’s Recovery

PALIN FLASHBACK: Chuck Heath: I taught Sarah to shoot and butcher a moose … Washington won’t scare her

POLL:Vote For Your Choice For Palin’s Vice President 2012

Gov. Palin’s caution over embracing the ‘New Egypt’ is justified

Leftist Kos Pollster PPP (D) Shows Palin Gains 5 Points On Obama In Last Month

Political Genius Donny Deutsch Tells Clueless Piers Morgan”Palin Will Never Be Elected As She Can’t Win N.Y/Ca/Pa” (Just Like Bush)

‘Sarah Palin again stomps the Hot Air Presidential field by a wide and comfortable margin.’

Governor Palin Wins National Review’s CPAC Straw Poll

PALIN FLASHBACK: Fred Malek, Sarah Palin and the Case for Loyalty

1996 Is Not 2012. Palin Is Not Bob Dole.Obama Re-election Not A Historical Certainty.

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin’s a Brainiac

“New Jefferson Era” Is A Start. New Madison Era, Under Palin 2012, Is The Culmination

Sarah Palin: The Truth Behind the White House’s Budget Spin

Only One Winner From CPAC-Sarah Palin Who,Once Again,Demonstrates Unique Political Skills

Yahoo Has Obama/McCaskill Activist Pick VP Running Mate For Palin.PDS At Berserk Level

Teens flock to California church to hear Bristol Palin

Obama honors Sarah Palin’s short ‘n’ tweet advice on Iran (video)

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin Draws Strength from Scripture

Gov. Palin to TIME Mag: Retract your lies and apologize

Sarah Palin Hires Michael Glassner as Chief of Staff

James Carafano: Reagan’s Military Buildup a Model for Secure Defense

PALIN FLASHBACK: ‘Going Rogue’ Palin trumps best sellers in first week

Sarah Palin hires chief-of-staff

Video: Sarah Palin on Egypt and the Tea Party

Governor Palin Hires Chief-of-Staff

Palin: Happy Birthday Sarah!

PALIN FLASHBACK: DID YOU KNOW? The Ancestry Of Sarah Palin

Polling Palin: A True Unknown In Alaska

Happy Birthday to Governor Palin

Whitney Pitcher: 47 Reasons Governor Palin Is Qualified to Be President

A gathering army…

A Birthday Wish to Sarah Palin, Fellow Reaganite

Happy Birthday, Governor Palin!

Part II: Governor Palin’s Policies and the Black Community

PALIN FLASHBACK: Welcome Back, Dad

On Sarah’s Birthday; Announcing The First Annual “Create An Artwork Depicting Sarah Palin Contest”

All Right Wing Bloggers/Pundits/TV Personalities From The Bush Years Are Redundant Unless Palin Supporters & Should Join Olberman

Sarah Palin Continues to Inspire and Fascinate America and the Rest of the World: A Post by Conservative Girl with a Voice

Santorum: Politico article ‘is garbage’

An email from SarahPAC’s Tim Crawford

REAGAN FLASHBACK: Reagan’s Legacy: Our 25-Year Boom

If Huckabee’s Reported PAC Closure Means He’s Out Then The 40% Palin/Huck Poll Support has Only One Place To Go

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin: A Star Is Born in the GOP

Governor Palin’s Interview with The Brody File

Palin Gains 11 Points In Head To Head With Obama. Support Up 100% Rass Vs CBS Poll

GOP Voters 8 Poll Aggregate; Palin/Huck 35.3% Romney 18.8%.Message Is Clear, A True Conservative Is Wanted

Sarah Palin’s Presidency: The Dream Team

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin’s Acceptance Speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention

(Sarah Palin) & The Liberal Psyche

MSM Beating The Jeb Bush “12 Drums. Picking The GOP Candidate Again? Palin Supporters Have Other ideas.

What do you mean she’s the next Reagan?

Palin: Governors will initiate economic recovery process

Palin discusses her attendance at CPAC

Roar and Response Video

Tammy Bruce: Hey World, What A Steel Fist in a Velvet Glove Looks Like

Sarah Palin Walks The Paths And Rides The Trails Of Ronald Reagan

PALIN FLASHBACK: I’m a Runner: Sarah Palin

UPDATE; Now 26,NRO Touts Jeb Bush [Media Adds Three More-Now 25 G.O.P “Presidential Candidates ” Subject Of Silly Speculation OR AN “ANYONE BUT PALIN” CAMPAIGN?]

Palin On A Horse At Reagan Ranch/Obama On A Bicycle. One Is A Picture Of A Leader, One A Metroxexual

PALIN FLASHBACK: The Faith of Sarah Palin

Personal Thoughts on Reagan’s 100th Birthday

Gov. Palin Visits Reagan Country (via

Media Adds Three More-Now 25 G.O.P “Presidential Candidates ” Subject Of Silly Speculation Or An “Anyone But Palin ” Campaign?

Video: Reagan Superbowl XLV Tribute

Gov. Palin at Ronald Reagan Ranch

A Wonderfully Stirring Tribute to a Great Man

Sarah Palin: Obama Let The 3 a.m. Call On Egypt Go Straight To His Answering Machine

Happy 100th Birthday, President Reagan!

Palin: Obama’s 3 a.m. call went to answering machine

Threats Against Governor Palin Lead to Military Fundraiser Cancellation

Tucson shooting fears reason event featuring Sarah Palin canceled

Ronald Reagan’s Pro-Life Legacy

PALIN FLASHBACK: GOP leaders assert anti-abortion stance

Hellooooo SPI!

Ronald Reagan’s Legacy Lives On: A Post by Conservative Girl with a Voice

Trudeau’s Doonesbury All Wrong-Boomers Don’t Want Storylines With 20 Somethings-We Want The Original Characters-Zonker Etc And Want Palin Portrayed Positively!

CBN Interviews Governor Palin at Reagan Ranch

New York Times Misrepresents Palin at Reagan Celebration

Congressman Paul Ryan Didn’t Deny Palin Is The Nominee & He’d Take The VP Spot With Her

Margaret Thatcher: A Tribute to Ronald Reagan
Gov. Palin: “Our Time of Choosing…Glory or Shame”

Palin Is Reagan’s Heir & Gains Covering Of His Mantle Of Greatness With Soaring Speech At Reagan 100 Event

Live: Gov. Palin’s Reflection on Reagan’s Time of Choosing

N.Y. Times Adds Three More To GOP Candidates List-Now 22!

C-span To Cover Sarah Palin’s Address At The Reagan Ranch 100th Birthday Celebration Live Tonight

PALIN FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin’s Reagan Qualities

Egypt Crisis Flopping About; Let The 2012 Election Be A Question Of Leadership-Obama’s Carter Style or Palin’s ReaganismREAGAN FLASHBACK: A Time for Choosing

Republicans Poll Confirms Recent Trends;Palin 1st Place &15% Ahead Of Romney With Combined Palin/Huck Support

The Fix: Gov. Palin explains why she won’t attend CPAC

ABC News: Palin Turns Down Coveted CPAC Keynote Speaking Slot

“A Poem For Palin Contest Update#2:Haiku Submitted By Famous Blogger “Smitty” Of “The Other McCain” Fame

WashPost Adds Fred Karger ? [UPDATE#3]To GOP “Candidate” List Of [NOW 19].Don’t Miss Your Chance for 15 Minutes Meaningless Speculation Fame

PALIN FLASHBACK: Todd and Sarah Palin – Walking the Walk

Media Adds Huntsman [UPDATE NOW PATAKI] To GOP “Possible Candidate” List Of [NOW]18.Don’t Miss Your Chance for 15 Minutes Meaningless Speculation Fame

Heritage Foundation: The Classical Virtues of Ronald ReaganMitt Romney: Sarah Palin Would Be A Great President

Maddow explains why she fell for Palin/Egypt hoax

National Enquirer Report Chelsea Clinton’s Marriage On the Rocks-Media To Give It same Credence They Gave Todd Palin “Hooker” Story-Yeah Right.

First Annual “A Poem For Sarah Palin ” Contest Attracting Magnificent Entries #1

Ignore Sarah Palin Month Doesn’t Last a Day

Yippee ki yay, liberals! It’s Sarah Palin Month on Telegraph Blogs!

Sarah Palin Wins January Straw Poll Decisively

Doh! Dana Milbank breaks own moratorium on day one

PALIN FLASHBACK: How Palin Beat Alaska’s Establishment

Governor Palin’s Policies and the Black Community–Part I

REAGAN FLASHBACK: President Ronald Reagan’s First Inaugural Address

Politico makes things up, blames Reno reporter

Hotline: Gov. Palin outraises Mitt Romney, rivals at year’s end

Senator Schumer: Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? A Post by Conservative Girl with a Voice

Media Adds Huntsman To GOP “Possible Candidate” List Of 17.Don’t Miss Your Chance for 15 Minutes Meaningless Speculation Fame

PALIN FLASHBACK: The Most Popular GovernorFirst Annual “A POEM FOR SARAH PALIN” Pro-Am-& Youth Categories Competition

February 2011 Is Reagan/Palin Appreciation Month

Dana Milbank FAIL: Sarah Palin OWNS February


Also see:

Reaganomics Vs. Obamanomics: Facts And Figures


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Imam; “A Circle Of Islam Is Coming In The Middle East”. Who Should Deal With The New Reality-Obama Or Palin?

Posted by M.Joseph Sheppard At Palin4President2016 on January 29, 2011

The BBC showed a religious service from the Middle East where the Imam, discussing the unfolding revolutionary events in Egypt and elsewhere, told the congregation that they were seeing the birth of a “Ring of Islam”.

Obama for not letting the Iranians know, loud and clear, as Palin and Bolton have done, that America will not stand for the development of nuclear weapons. The policy of sanctions-speak softly and carry a soft stick, clearly has had no effect on the Iranian regime and has not shown that America has strength and fortitude.

Pulling out of Afghanistan and Iraq, the opposite of what a President McCain would have done, leaves allies in the lurch to face an uncertain fate-made even more uncertain the revolutions now under way leave a chain of radical Islamic governments in the area

As the British economic analysts Mike Shedlock stated yesterday, we have one person (and the administration which put him back in power) to thank for this dispiriting, dangerous sequence of events- to quote again:

“Blood on Bernanke’s Hands

Most of the increases in food prices are due to droughts in South America, floods in Australia, and poor growing conditions in many places.

Please note that speculation in commodities is not a cause of anything. Rather commodity speculation is a result of piss poor monetary policies not only the Fed, but central bankers worldwide.”

However, Bernanke’s “Quantitative Easing” policies combined with rampant credit growth in China and India have led to increased speculation in commodities. That speculation has forced up food prices.

The rise in commodity prices because of “hot money” has made the life of the poor insufferable hence the uprisings.These may welllead to radical, hard line Islamacist governments surrounding Israel.

The stark contrast with the forthright, strong willed and no nonsense positions the Republicans have taken-especially Sarah Palin who, in this time of crisis, is showing who would be the better president. The question is, can we, Israel and the world wait two years for the necessary transition from weakness to strength?

The phrase “a circle” could also mean that Israel would be “encircled” by a mass of anti-Jewish Islamic states dedicated to its destruction, one of which might be nuclear armed.

We know we have the Obama administration and the policies of the Reserve Bank to thank for this development.

It is a matter of regret that at this time of crisis where the Obama administration is speaking with three voices -Gibbs saying nothing defined, President Obama being wishy washy, and Biden’s “Mubarak is not really a dictator” being mealy mouthed.

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Sarah Palin On Sputnik vs. Spudnut, And A Look Forward To The Future

Posted by Gary P Jackson on January 29, 2011

Above: Governor Sarah Palin meets with Russia’s Ambassador To The United States, Sergy Kislyak

By Gary P Jackson

If our readers checked out coverage of Sarah Palin’s interview with Greta Van Susteren and her follow up posting on Facebook, you know that (A) she has been ripping Obama’s pep rally for even MORE Big Government boondoggles [otherwise known as the SOTU speech] to shreds, and (B) she likes potato flour donuts!

We find it delightful that Sarah was able to use a donut shop with a cool name [and an excellent play on Obama’s Sputnik reference] to illustrate the difference between the American Spirit, American Exceptionalism, and the ability to make one’s dreams become reality in a free society vs the crippling effect of Big Government intervention, and central planning.

Sarah elaborates on Sputnik and Spudnut further:

Please read this article by the Hoover Institution’s Research Fellow Peter Schweizer. Schweizer, who has written extensively on the subject of the decline and fall of the Soviet Union, offers a Washington Post writer an important refresher on the real history of Sputnik, since many critics are engaged in misreporting:

Palin’s other point is that Sputnik was the sort of government bureaucratic program that got the Soviet Union in trouble; it’s an example of what eventually did them in. Citing Wikipedia (what journalistic ingenuity!), Stromberg argues that actually the Soviet Union didn’t have a debt problem until some “thirty years after” Sputnik. Perhaps instead of relying on Wikipedia, Stromberg might have consulted Robert Gates’ book From the Shadows which chronicles, in part, his career as a Soviet analyst at the CIA. (Just in case they are unaware at the Post, this is the same Robert Gates who is now the Secretary of Defense.) On page 173, he accurately points out that the CIA knew early on of the “Soviet economic crisis. From the late 1950s, CIA had clearly described the chronic weaknesses as well as the formidable military power of the Soviet Union.”

Read the whole thing here.

Now, in a recent interview I mentioned analogies that could relate to solutions to our economic challenges, including the difference between a communist government’s “Sputnik” and the private sector’s “Spudnut.” The analogies I mentioned obviously aren’t comparable in size, but highlight a clear difference in economic focus: big government command and control economies vs. America’s small businesses.

If you’re near Richland, WA, you should stop by The Spudnut Shop, where you’ll find an all-American success story of a family owned small business that for over 60 years has been serving up a product that people want to buy. Businesses like this coffee shop don’t receive big government bailouts. They produce something with their own ingenuity and hard work. And here we see the former communist Soviet Union’s advancement (before its government debt-ridden demise) vs. America’s small businesses that are the backbone of our economy.

We’d be well off if we had a greater appreciation for the free market ingenuity of ordinary American entrepreneurs, both great and small – whether they make high-tech gadgets or potato donuts. And this goes for all our small business owners – whether they run a family farm, a commercial salmon fishing business, an auto shop, a print shop, a consulting firm, a restaurant, you name it. Our government should show them more respect by not punishing their success and limiting their ability to hire more people by over-taxing and over-reaching into their businesses. Don’t stifle their growth with burdensome regulations like Obamacare and cap-and-tax. Government should be on their side, not in their way.

I believe and trust in the strength of America’s private sector. But I sometimes fear that the current administration in Washington distrusts or discounts the individuals who have built this country; hence their belief that only a distant bureaucratic elite in D.C. can make decisions for our small businesses that will provide American opportunity. This administration’s thinking is wrong. We don’t need a command and control economy that “invests” our money in their half-baked ideas. We need freedom, reward for hard work, and a re-invigorated sense of personal responsibility and work ethic, especially among our young people.

We need to be as motivated and optimistic as our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents, many of whom started out with nothing but a dream as they built a life for themselves by the sweat of their brow. They didn’t ask for bailouts. They didn’t expect anything from anyone. They wanted the freedom and opportunity to work hard and prosper by their own merits. If at first they failed, they took their lumps, dusted themselves off, got back up, and tried again until they succeeded. They didn’t retreat. They built this country and they passed on to us more prosperity and opportunity than has ever been bestowed on any generation in human history. We must not squander that inheritance. Let’s get back to their common sense values.

~ Sarah Palin

This is spot on advice. America does need to look back at how our parents and grand-parents handled tough times. Not only making it through them, but coming out stronger, tougher, and more successful, as well.

I feel blessed in many ways. My parents were born in the early 1900s, as WWI was just getting cranked up, and I wasn’t born until much later, when they were in their mid-40s. I had the benefit of parents who lived through two world wars and the Great Depression. They both had a strong work ethic, and a no-nonsense approach to things. I didn’t get to spend as much time with them as most of my peers did their parents, as both passed on early in my life, but the couple of decades I did get to spend with them were essential.

America is in as tough a spot as it has ever been in, but common sense, AND history teach us that government is NOT the answer to our many problems. As Ronald Reagan often said: “Government is not the answer to our problems, government IS the problem.” He was right. Almost every problem we have can be traced back to something government did. Some well meant but misguided program, draconian regulation, or just plain old stupidity.

We need to do everything we can to get government out of our way, off our backs, and helping, not hurting.

We need to get back to First Principles, and our Founding Fathers’ vision for the Republic. One where the cities and states control their destinies, and the federal government stays out of the way, doing what it should do, protecting the nation from it’s enemies, foreign and domestic, while the engine of democracy does it’s thing.

Capitalism works, and works well, but only when government doesn’t meddle. Doesn’t try and pick winners and losers.

Not every business will succeed. Even Spudnuts, which was once a nationwide franchise, fell on hard times, but they survive today as a smaller group of independent owners, and carry on a brand that has been around since 1946. They did this by learning from mistakes, doing what had to be done to survive, and good old fashioned hard work. And, making a good product, as well. Not by government handouts.

Democrats introduced the concept of “too big to fail.” This is a dangerous idea. Also a strange idea coming from people who believe in the THEORY of evolution as fact.

Part of evolution in business, as in the animal kingdom, is survival of the fittest. Just like some species of animals, plants, and what have you, fail, so do some businesses. It’s a natural thing. A healthy thing. We learn more from failure than success. Also getting struggling businesses, that can’t be turned around, liquidated, helps strengthen the market as a whole. Works the same way in the plant and animal world as well.

Government “investment” in failing businesses and “concepts” only continues to prop up the walking dead, and wastes billion, if not trillions of dollars on things that will never be.

The entire “green economy” would collapse tomorrow if the hundreds of billions of tax payer dollars stopped propping them up. But the “wise men” in Washington [and some “good old boys” on the take] have decided they are smarter than the markets, and have thrown common sense to the wind, literally, pushing an agenda few want, and one that cannot survive in the free market.

The “green economy” has failed the “survival of the fittest” test. It’s failed to “evolve” into a viable business. We’ve been funding “green” for almost a century. Time to let it sink or swim on it’s own, and stop throwing good money [that we don’t have] after bad.

The same goes for other failed ideas. Time to just let go. 

We must be smarter. We must tell the federal government to cease and desist. It’s well past time to stop the Soviet style central planning of our economy, and our lives. It has been a miserable failure. It has put us over $14 trillion in debt. That’s basically 100 percent of the nation’s yearly gross domestic product! [GDP] It’s beyond simply unsustainable, it’s a serious national security risk. The very nation could collapse under the weight of the debt. Simply cease to exist.

Washington wants to GROW the debt more and control even MORE of our lives from the central office in D.C.

This is unacceptable. The great American Experiment has always thrived when government was held at bay, and hard working American were left alone to do their thing. It’s time to DEMAND this be the case once again, and take solid steps to make sure it is ALWAYS the case moving forward.

Sarah Palin is the nation’s only top leader who is making this case for the American people. She gets it. This is why we must get behind her efforts to bring REAL CHANGE to America.

BTW, Sarah has visited The Spudnut Shop in Richland, WA and the Tri-City Herald reports on local reactions to this story and has a photo gallery of her visit. You can check that out here.

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Sarah Palin To Headline Reagan’s 100th Birthday Celebration At The Reagan Ranch

Posted by Gary P Jackson on January 29, 2011

By Gary P Jackson

This is an exciting announcement. As we start the year long celebration of the life of one of our nation’s greatest leaders who better to be front and center than Sarah Palin, a true Reagan Conservative who embodies the spirit of everything that made Ronald Reagan great.

From Publius at Andrew Breitbart’s Big Government:

Governor Palin Chooses Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan Ranch Center as the Backdrop for her Speech to Honor the 100th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s Birth

Young America’s Foundation announced today that Governor Sarah Palin will give the keynote address on February 4 at its Reagan 100 Opening Banquet at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, California, for the 100th anniversary celebration of President Reagan’s birthday. Governor Palin was Alaska’s youngest and first woman governor and the first female Vice Presidential candidate in the history of the GOP.

I am very excited to have been selected to address Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan 100 dinner,” Governor Palin said. “Young America’s Foundation has been sharing the values of President Reagan with young people for more than 40 years, and there is no organization more committed to preserving freedom’s future.”

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, Governor Palin will reflect on the seminal speech by President Reagan, “Time for Choosing,” that discussed the risks and rewards before an America at a crossroads in the early 1960’s. Governor Palin will draw parallels to today while calling for young people to continue the Reagan revolution into the future.

Vice President Dick Cheney will also headline the celebration weekend and deliver the keynote address at the closing Reagan 100 Dinner Banquet on Saturday, February 5 at the Reagan Ranch Center.

On Saturday night, the celebration weekend will close with a screening of Young America’s Foundation’s first film production, Still Point in a Turning World: Ronald Reagan and his Ranch. The film, directed by Stephen K. Bannon, addresses the importance of the Ranch as a representation of the values of the President and the urgency of passing those values on to the next generation.

The weekend’s festivities will include a series of panel discussions on Ronald Reagan’s lasting accomplishments as well as his important role in the future of freedom in our country. Panels will feature an array of scholars, writers, artists, and luminaries, including Reagan authors Lou Cannon, Peter Schweizer, Craig Shirley, and Lee Edwards; best-selling novelist Brad Thor; Reagan intimates and former Secret Service agents John Barletta and Dennis LeBlanc; artist Steve Penley; renowned film maker Stephen K. Bannon; Reagan administration alumni Frank Donatelli and Michelle Easton; as well as Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson, Director and author Wynton Hall, and Vice Presidents Kate Obenshain and Andrew Coffin.

These special events kick off an entire year-long celebration of President Reagan’s life and ideas and his relevance for today’s times. The weekend is part of Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan 100: Freedom’s Future initiative, celebrating the leadership of President Reagan and how important his vision is to the future of freedom in our country.

During the birthday weekend, select members of the press are invited to observe the birthday weekend festivities and tour the Reagan Ranch—Rancho del Cielo—where President Reagan spent nearly a year of his Presidency. Press must make reservations to participate. Space is very limited.

For further information on this event, or to request non-transferable press credentials, call Evan Gassman at (800) USA-1776.

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