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eg8r
06-03-2011, 06:32 PM
OK, I think Daniel Tosh is hilarious and seem to be one of the few that prefer his stand-up over his TV show. Anyways, from his website...

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">"…and then he, uh, took those bells and sank the Japanese ship in, um, Pearl Bay. And then he jumped inside a big wooden horse and hid there until, uh, nightfall when he rang the bell to set all the, um, slaves free."

Class dismissed.
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eg8r

LWW
06-04-2011, 02:42 AM
So you've joined the if it's on TV it must be true gang?

Oh ... not that the haters care ... Paul Revere owned a foundry where bells were made, and bells were used to warn the colonists that the British were coming.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Here's the whole story of Paul Revere's ride:

Revere confronted 2 British regulars manning a road block as he headed north across Charlestown Neck. As he turned around, the regulars gave chase and he eluded them. He then continued on to Lexington, to the home of Jonas Clarke where Sam Adams and John Hancock were staying. There, his primary mission was fulfilled when he notified Adams and Hancock that "The Regulars are coming out!" (he never exclaimed, "The British are coming". This would have made no sense at the time since they considered themselves British).

Revere and Dawes then headed for Concord and came across Doctor Prescott who then joined them. They decided to alarm every house along the way.

Just outside of the town of Lincoln, they were confronted by 4 Regulars at another road block. They tried unsuccessfully to run their horses through them. Prescott, who was familiar with the terrain, jumped a stone wall and escaped. Revere and Dawes tried to escape and shortly into the chase they were confronted by 6 more regulars on horseback. Revere was surrounded and taken prisoner. Dawes got away as they were taking Revere into custody.

The British officers began to interrogate Revere, whereupon Revere astonished his captors by telling them more than they even knew about their own mission. (HA!) He also told them that he had been warning the countryside of the British plan and that their lives were at risk if they remained in the vicinity of Lexington because there would soon be 500 men there ready to fight. Revere, of course, was bluffing.

The Regulars had Revere remount his horse and they headed toward Lexington Green, when suddenly, they heard a gunshot! Revere told the British officer that the shot was a signal "to alarm the country!". Now the British troops were getting very nervous (hehe).

A few minutes later, they were all startled to hear the heavy crash of an entire volley of musketry from the direction of Lexington's meeting house and then the Lexington town bell began clanging rapidly! Jonathan Loring, a Lexington resident captured earlier, turned to his captors and shouted <span style='font-size: 11pt'>"The bell's a' ringing! The town's alarmed, and you're all dead men!"</span>

The British officers then talked urgently among themselves and decided to release their captives so as they would not slow their retreat. </div></div>

<span style='font-size: 20pt'>OH DEAR ... PALIN ACTUALLY DOES KNOW HISTORY! (http://bessel.org/revere.htm)</span>

Class dismissed.

Qtec
06-04-2011, 03:02 AM
LOL

What she actually said was,

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">PALIN: <u>He who warned, uh, the British </u>that they weren’t going to be <u>taking away our arms</u> uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free and we were going to be armed. </div></div>

link (http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/06/03/235571/palin-paul-revere/)

Q.LOL

Qtec
06-04-2011, 03:18 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">that we were going to <u>be secure</u> and we were <u>going to be free</u> and we were <u>going to be armed</u>. </div></div>

Totally wrong.

"The regulars are coming."

That was about it.

Q




Q

LWW
06-04-2011, 03:21 AM
Nobody ever believed that you, of all people, would have the slightest clue about US history.

Let's see ... an actual history site, or a Gyorgy Soros moonbat crazy leftist propaganda site? Who to believe?

What a nit you truly are, and a poorly educated one at that.

Qtec
06-04-2011, 03:52 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Nobody ever believed that you, of all people, would have the slightest clue about US history. <span style="color: #990000">blah, blah, blah...zzzzzzzz</span>

Let's see ... an actual history site, or a Gyorgy Soros moonbat crazy leftist propaganda site? Who to believe? <span style="color: #990000">blah, blah, blah...zzzzzzzz</span>

What a nit you truly are, and a poorly educated one at that. <span style="color: #990000">blah, blah, blah...zzzzzzzz</span></div></div>


To sum up, your response was,

1. Create a strawman/change the subject.

2. Attack the souce and dismiss the content.

3. Abuse me.


So much for the great debater.............LMAO


PATHETIC.

Q

LWW
06-04-2011, 04:43 AM
Actually, it was to point out that you willingly embrace the lie even after the truth was made available to you.

IOW, everything that we have come to expect from you is what happened again.

Gayle in MD
06-04-2011, 07:02 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eg8r</div><div class="ubbcode-body">OK, I think Daniel Tosh is hilarious and seem to be one of the few that prefer his stand-up over his TV show. Anyways, from his website...

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">"…and then he, uh, took those bells and sank the Japanese ship in, um, Pearl Bay. And then he jumped inside a big wooden horse and hid there until, uh, nightfall when he rang the bell to set all the, um, slaves free."

Class dismissed.

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Gayle in MD
06-04-2011, 07:05 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LOL

What she actually said was,

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">PALIN: <u>He who warned, uh, the British </u>that they weren’t going to be <u>taking away our arms</u> uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free and we were going to be armed. </div></div>

link (http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/06/03/235571/palin-paul-revere/)

Q.LOL </div></div>

I nearly split my sides laughing at this one.

She needs to do stand up,... but wait, she's doing it now, LMAO!

How about those kids of hers, verbally abusing adults in the press, "Thanks for ruining my vacation"

Snarky little pichers, they should be saying that to their mother, who set up the whole game, to get as much mug time in as she possibly could.

Did you hear about the Mount Vernon stuff?

LMAO!

LWW
06-04-2011, 07:19 AM
Watching the cabal try to talk about US history is more fun than watching the Three Stooges.

Gayle in MD
06-04-2011, 07:41 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">that we were going to <u>be secure</u> and we were <u>going to be free</u> and we were <u>going to be armed</u>. </div></div>

Totally wrong.

"The regulars are coming."

That was about it.

Q




Q </div></div>

Paul Revere did not ring any bells, or fire any shots.


But we al know the twisting ability of the forum troll.


<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere





by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


1807-1882


Written April 19, 1860; first published in 1863 as part of "Tales of a Wayside Inn"









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Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive
Who remembers that famous day and year.


He said to his friend, "If the British march
By land or sea from the town to-night,
Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch
Of the North Church tower as a signal light,--
One if by land, and two if by sea;
And I on the opposite shore will be,
Ready to ride and spread the alarm
Through every Middlesex village and farm,
For the country folk to be up and to arm."


Then he said "Good-night!" and with muffled oar
Silently rowed to the Charlestown shore,
Just as the moon rose over the bay,
Where swinging wide at her moorings lay
The Somerset, British man-of-war;
A phantom ship, with each mast and spar
Across the moon like a prison bar,
And a huge black hulk, that was magnified
By its own reflection in the tide.


Meanwhile, his friend through alley and street
Wanders and watches, with eager ears,
Till in the silence around him he hears
The muster of men at the barrack door,
The sound of arms, and the tramp of feet,
And the measured tread of the grenadiers,
Marching down to their boats on the shore.


Then he climbed the tower of the Old North Church,
By the wooden stairs, with stealthy tread,
To the belfry chamber overhead,
And startled the pigeons from their perch
On the sombre rafters, that round him made
Masses and moving shapes of shade,--
By the trembling ladder, steep and tall,
To the highest window in the wall,
Where he paused to listen and look down
A moment on the roofs of the town
And the moonlight flowing over all.


Beneath, in the churchyard, lay the dead,
In their night encampment on the hill,
Wrapped in silence so deep and still
That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread,
The watchful night-wind, as it went
Creeping along from tent to tent,
And seeming to whisper, "All is well!"
A moment only he feels the spell
Of the place and the hour, and the secret dread
Of the lonely belfry and the dead;
For suddenly all his thoughts are bent
On a shadowy something far away,
Where the river widens to meet the bay,--
A line of black that bends and floats
On the rising tide like a bridge of boats.


Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride,
Booted and spurred, with a heavy stride
On the opposite shore walked Paul Revere.
Now he patted his horse's side,
Now he gazed at the landscape far and near,
Then, impetuous, stamped the earth,
And turned and tightened his saddle girth;
But mostly he watched with eager search
The belfry tower of the Old North Church,
As it rose above the graves on the hill,
Lonely and spectral and sombre and still.
And lo! as he looks, on the belfry's height
A glimmer, and then a gleam of light!
He springs to the saddle, the bridle he turns,
But lingers and gazes, till full on his sight
A second lamp in the belfry burns.


A hurry of hoofs in a village street,
A shape in the moonlight, a bulk in the dark,
And beneath, from the pebbles, in passing, a spark
Struck out by a steed flying fearless and fleet;
That was all! And yet, through the gloom and the light,
The fate of a nation was riding that night;
And the spark struck out by that steed, in his flight,
Kindled the land into flame with its heat.
He has left the village and mounted the steep,
And beneath him, tranquil and broad and deep,
Is the Mystic, meeting the ocean tides;
And under the alders that skirt its edge,
Now soft on the sand, now loud on the ledge,
Is heard the tramp of his steed as he rides.


It was twelve by the village clock
When he crossed the bridge into Medford town.
He heard the crowing of the cock,
And the barking of the farmer's dog,
And felt the damp of the river fog,
That rises after the sun goes down.


It was one by the village clock,
When he galloped into Lexington.
He saw the gilded weathercock
Swim in the moonlight as he passed,
And the meeting-house windows, black and bare,
Gaze at him with a spectral glare,
As if they already stood aghast
At the bloody work they would look upon.


It was two by the village clock,
When he came to the bridge in Concord town.
He heard the bleating of the flock,
And the twitter of birds among the trees,
And felt the breath of the morning breeze
Blowing over the meadow brown.
And one was safe and asleep in his bed
Who at the bridge would be first to fall,
Who that day would be lying dead,
Pierced by a British musket ball.


You know the rest. In the books you have read
How the British Regulars fired and fled,---
How the farmers gave them ball for ball,
From behind each fence and farmyard wall,
Chasing the redcoats down the lane,
Then crossing the fields to emerge again
Under the trees at the turn of the road,
And only pausing to fire and load.


<span style='font-size: 14pt'>So through the night rode Paul Revere;=
And so through the night went his cry of alarm
To every Middlesex village and farm,---
A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door,
And a word that shall echo for evermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past,
Through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need,
The people will waken and listen to hear
The hurrying hoof-beats of that steed,
And the midnight message of Paul Revere.</span>http://www.nationalcenter.org/PaulRevere'sRide.html


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The right refuses to accept the gross ignorance which is display everytime this nitwit opens her mouth!

But then, They never saw through Bush, or Cheney, or Rove, either. LMAO!

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Not a Single Repiglican Jobs Bill, and it's June!

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Sev
06-04-2011, 07:45 AM
Wonker

LWW
06-04-2011, 07:52 AM
Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the moonbat lies about Paul Revere,
On the 4th of June, in twenty eleven;
When the moonbats with lies were suddenly smitten
We must remember that famous day and year.
They said to their friends, "If the truth be told
By web or air from Palin to-night,
Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch
For the moonbats to use as a signal light,--
One if by Palin, and two if by Fox;
And we on the opposite shore will flock,
Ready to slime and spread the alarm
Through every collective village and farm,
For the looney folk to be up and ready to smarm."

Then she spoke the truth and with muffled roar
The left slammed shut their mind's door,
Just as the moonbats rose over the bay,
Where to get their spoon fed lies early that day
From the eastern seaboard came a great roar;
A ludicrous tale, the facts they did ignore

You know the rest. if the books you have read
How the British Regulars fired and fled,---
How the patriots signaled by lights and bell,
Across the land the warning to tell,
Truth chases moonbats down the lane,
Who flee for a time, just to slime again
Against the truth they will flee like a loon,
And only pausing to sup from the party spoon.

So spoke the truth did Sarah Palin;
And so through the night the haters went wailin'
On MSNBC, Comedy Central, and web;
A cry of reliance, more lies they were fed,
Like a voice in the darkness, or a knock at the door,
May the truth echo for evermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past,
Through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need,
The people will need the truth to hear
The honest facts, this they will need,
About the midnight ride of Paul Revere.

LWW
06-04-2011, 07:57 AM
Major Wonker.

pooltchr
06-04-2011, 08:16 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Watching the cabal try to talk about US history is more fun than watching the Three Stooges. </div></div>

I have difficulty seeing much difference!

Steve

moblsv
06-04-2011, 08:40 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
Not a Single Repiglican Jobs Bill, and it's June!
</div></div>

They *DO NOT WANT IMPROVED JOB NUMBERS*. High unemployment means depressed wages, which increase Corporation profit, and easily politicized numbers for attacking Obama.

LWW
06-04-2011, 08:55 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: pooltchr</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Watching the cabal try to talk about US history is more fun than watching the Three Stooges. </div></div>

I have difficulty seeing much difference!

Steve </div></div>

I've seen all the Stooges episodes ... the cabal has a new one everyday.

LWW
06-04-2011, 08:57 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: moblsv</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
Not a Single Repiglican Jobs Bill, and it's June!
</div></div>

They *DO NOT WANT IMPROVED JOB NUMBERS*. High unemployment means depressed wages, which increase Corporation profit, and easily politicized numbers for attacking Obama. </div></div>

If that is their desire, and they can control the number from the minority, why didn't they force UE higher when they had both houses and the WH?

Why didn't the democrook majority change it?

Have you ever critically thought any of this through?

Soflasnapper
06-04-2011, 10:08 AM
We'd love for Ms. Palin to explain and explain how she really got it right.

And maybe she did, and it's merely that her lack of familiarity with the English language makes her sound whacked.

I'm not sure, but perhaps the ability to say what might even be arguably true in such a way that the entire nation thinks you are a ditz, and even your supporters wince in embarrassed pain, is not a great asset in terms of seeking public office, or getting credit as an important actor in the public discourse. Also, too, as well.

LWW
06-04-2011, 12:48 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">We'd love for Ms. Palin to explain and explain how she really got it right. </div></div>

I'd like you to explain how she didn't get it right?

What's that?

That's not what was spoon fed to you?

The bells and shots weren't in the Longfellow poem either?

That doesn't change the fact that the historical accounts from people who were there ... I know, silly me, seeking data from someone who would know ... show that this is yet another leftist sliming.

Soflasnapper
06-04-2011, 03:01 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <span style='font-size: 17pt'>And maybe she did</span>, [get it right] and it's merely that her lack of familiarity with the English language makes her sound whacked.

I'm not sure, but perhaps the ability to say <span style='font-size: 17pt'>what might even be arguably true </span>in such a way that the entire nation thinks you are a ditz, and even your supporters wince in embarrassed pain, is not a great asset in terms of seeking public office, or getting credit as an important actor in the public discourse. Also, too, as well.
</div></div>

Didn't say she didn't get it right, and left open the possibility that she did. You know, right there, in the post you responded to?

eg8r
06-04-2011, 04:14 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So you've joined the if it's on TV it must be true gang?
</div></div>Actually all I have done was say Daniel Tosh is pretty funny and here is what he said about Palin. Comedy is funny and if I find it funny I will post it. You might want to take the panties off they are cutting off blood to the brain.

eg8r

Gayle in MD
06-05-2011, 09:43 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: moblsv</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">
Not a Single Repiglican Jobs Bill, and it's June!
</div></div>

They *DO NOT WANT IMPROVED JOB NUMBERS*. High unemployment means depressed wages, which increase Corporation profit, and easily politicized numbers for attacking Obama. </div></div>

Tap Tap Tap! And their filibustering of the potential recovery, proves it very clearly!

When teetering on the brink of a Depression, you DO NOT CUT SPENDING!

We needed to increase investments in Jobs, not try to throw more public servants, under the bus, not delay the debt ceiling, not block regulations, which hurt the Middle Class.

When the president gave money to those Repiglican Governors, he should have stipulated, a certain percentage MUST be used on Job Creation!

Repiglicans are destroying the country, and have been, for thirty years!

Fascists!

They will turn this entire country into a tent city, if they are not stopped!

And then, their LIES! Their distractions to their religious social issues, never ends. Their legendary spending and borrowing. Their Social Engineering, money all going up to the top!

Obama is trying to overturn their mess.

Manufacturing is having its best employment year, in almost fifteen years!

Repiglicans MUST be stopped!



G.

LWW
06-05-2011, 09:59 AM
Your screech gets shriller each day.

What will you do come November, 2012 when dear leader is ousted and the democrooks lose control of the senate?

Soflasnapper
06-05-2011, 02:34 PM
I am delighted to find today that Ms. Palin IS DEFENDING HERSELF ON THIS ISSUE!!!

She should have learned in her communications degree programs that when you are defending yourself in a situation like this, you are losing.

LWW
06-05-2011, 03:35 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I am delighted to find today that Ms. Palin IS DEFENDING HERSELF ON THIS ISSUE!!!

She should have learned in her communications degree programs that when you are defending yourself in a situation like this, you are losing. </div></div>

Anyone will lose the argument in the leftist media when they are perceived as a threat to the regime's power.

The moonbat crazy left has slimed, smeared, and ran character assassinations against anything that vaguely resembled a conservative for as long as I have been alive, so this most recent attempt should come as no surprise.

Now, back to reality, if you can bring the moonbat crazy left down upon you as she has ... that's proof that the conservative is winning.

The only thing required for a conservative to beat Obama is a spine.

Soflasnapper
06-05-2011, 04:34 PM
This attack mode by the media where they pile on without compunction, often with much false charges, is neither limited to those whom they think a threat to 'the regime,' nor to even Republicans.

Dan Quayle was no one's idea of a threat to anyone (let alone Democratic electoral prospects), and he was royally roasted.

Clinton and Gore were mercilessly skewered by this same media with innuendo and rumor and falsehoods. You do the same thing here against Obama and the Democrats.

It's a rather ugly scene where the 'mean girls' (and guys) of the media just get their junior-high-school clique on, and taunt the outsiders.

Gayle in MD
06-06-2011, 08:12 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I am delighted to find today that Ms. Palin IS DEFENDING HERSELF ON THIS ISSUE!!!

She should have learned in her communications degree programs that when you are defending yourself in a situation like this, you are losing. </div></div>

Any way you slice it, she proves her twitness everytime she opens her mouth!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oS4C7bvHv2w&feature=aso

Absolutely hilarious!

Then she bragged about how her little girl was so amazed about how George Washington could take care of such a big place as Mt.Vernon, all by himself!!!!

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I'm sure Mommy didn't explain it, probably Mommy doesn't even know.

Hilarious!

The panel on Bill Maher was falling our of their seats, laughing, when he showed the above clip.

I hardly think the Queen Of Comedy is taken seriously by anyone but the flyover bubbas.

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LWW
06-06-2011, 04:16 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Clinton and Gore were mercilessly skewered by this same media with innuendo and rumor and falsehoods. You do the same thing here against Obama and the Democrats. </div></div>

Such as?

What's that?

Still shooting blanks?

I already knew that.

pooltchr
06-06-2011, 08:13 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I am delighted to find today that Ms. Palin IS DEFENDING HERSELF ON THIS ISSUE!!!

She should have learned in her communications degree programs that when you are defending yourself in a situation like this, you are losing. </div></div>

I'm delighted to find today that Ms. Palin was actually correct, and Paul did warn the Brits that they were not going to prevail. She made all the radical leftwingnuts look pretty damn stupid.

As they say....he who laughs last....


Today's history lesson....maybe Q and a few others will learn something.

http://www.masshist.org/database/img-vie...tpc=&pid=#page1 (http://www.masshist.org/database/img-viewer.php?item_id=99&img_step=1&tpc=&pid=&mode=transcript&tpc=&pid=#page1)

Steve

Soflasnapper
06-06-2011, 08:34 PM
So he rang a bell, or bells, and fired off shots, as she said?

And his purpose was to warn 'the British,' not the colonials (all of whom WERE BRITISH).

The analogy I heard which I think tracks her garbled rendition would be if she said John Hancock signed the Constitution, and the defense was that he DID sign the Declaration, so she was right all along.

She misstated the story badly.

pooltchr
06-06-2011, 08:42 PM
Did you read the letter written by Paul Revere?

It would seem she got it a lot closer than most Americans who rely on what they learned in a 5th grade history book.


Steve

LWW
06-07-2011, 02:20 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So he rang a bell, or bells, and fired off shots, as she said?

And his purpose was to warn 'the British,' not the colonials (all of whom WERE BRITISH).

The analogy I heard which I think tracks her garbled rendition would be if she said John Hancock signed the Constitution, and the defense was that he DID sign the Declaration, so she was right all along.

She misstated the story badly. </div></div>

You simply don't deal with reality well do you?

Palin wasn't speaking in the 1770's. she was speaking in the current ... and as much as the left yearns for a King and royal family, we are no longer British.

Admit it, the left was played.

Qtec
06-07-2011, 02:52 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: pooltchr</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Did you read the letter written by Paul Revere?


Steve </div></div>

I did. It totally refutes Palin,s account.

Q

Qtec
06-07-2011, 02:57 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Palin wasn't speaking in the 1770's. she was speakly in the current ... and as much as the left yearns for a King and royal family, we are no longer British.

Admit it, the left was played. </div></div>

LMAO.

That's not what you said here. (http://billiardsdigest.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=354440#Post354440)

Q

Qtec
06-07-2011, 03:00 AM
link (http://crooksandliars.com/john-amato/sarah-palins-gaffe-about-paul-revere-ca)

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style='font-size: 14pt'>Sarah Palin's gaffe about Paul Revere caused her worshipers to try to edit mistake into Wikipedia
</span>
David wrote yesterday about Palin's refusal to admit she flubbed her history lessons with Chris Wallace:

Failed former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin insists that she didn't flub the history of Paul Revere. The former Alaska governor was widely mocked last week when she offered a skewed version of the Revere story.

"He who warned, uh, the British that they weren't going to be taking away our arms uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free and we were going to be armed," she explained to reporters in Boston, Massachusetts Thursday.

"You realized you messed up about Paul Revere?" Fox News host Chris Wallace noted in an interview with Palin Sunday.

"You know what, I didn't mess up about Paul Revere," Palin replied. "Here is what Paul Revere did. He warned the Americans that the British were coming, the British were coming and they were going to try to take our arms and we have to make sure we were protecting ourselves and shoring up all of our ammunitions and our firearms so they couldn't take it."...read on

<span style="color: #990000">OMG, this is hilarious. And then what happened next is not surprising at all</span>

Little Green Footballs:

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page</span>

Man, you’ve gotta almost admire the sheer blind dedication of Sarah Palin’s wingnut acolytes.

Now they’re trying like crazy to edit the Wikipedia page for “Paul Revere” to make it match Palin’s botched version of history. Here’s the Revision history of Paul Revere; check out the edits that are being reversed.

Also see the discussion page for an entertaining exchange between Wikipedia editors and a would-be revisionist.

<span style='font-size: 17pt'>Palin should have said she made a mistake instead of trying to rewrite something that is ingrained into the hearts of all Americans except in the land of wingnutopia. Hey, the Texas school board is attacking history and rewriting their text books to fit their propaganda so why not Paul Revere?</span> Glenn Beck has tried to rewrite MLK. Watch out George Washington and Abe Lincoln, you may be next. </div></div>


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LWW
06-07-2011, 03:03 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So he rang a bell, or bells, and fired off shots, as she said?

And his purpose was to warn 'the British,' not the colonials (all of whom WERE BRITISH).

The analogy I heard which I think tracks her garbled rendition would be if she said John Hancock signed the Constitution, and the defense was that he DID sign the Declaration, so she was right all along.

She misstated the story badly. </div></div>

So Henry Wadsworth Longfellow did also?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive
Who remembers that famous day and year.
He said to his friend, <span style='font-size: 17pt'>"If the British march</span>
By land or sea from the town to-night,
Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch
Of the North Church tower as a signal light,--
One if by land, and two if by sea;
And I on the opposite shore will be,
Ready to ride and spread the alarm
Through every Middlesex village and farm,
For the country folk to be up and to arm."

Then he said "Good-night!" and with muffled oar
Silently rowed to the Charlestown shore,
Just as the moon rose over the bay,
Where swinging wide at her moorings lay
<span style='font-size: 17pt'>The Somerset, British man-of-war;</span>
A phantom ship, with each mast and spar
Across the moon like a prison bar,
And a huge black hulk, that was magnified
By its own reflection in the tide.

Meanwhile, his friend through alley and street
Wanders and watches, with eager ears,
Till in the silence around him he hears
The muster of men at the barrack door,
The sound of arms, and the tramp of feet,
And the measured tread of the grenadiers,
Marching down to their boats on the shore.

Then he climbed the tower of the Old North Church,
By the wooden stairs, with stealthy tread,
To the belfry chamber overhead,
And startled the pigeons from their perch
On the sombre rafters, that round him made
Masses and moving shapes of shade,--
By the trembling ladder, steep and tall,
To the highest window in the wall,
Where he paused to listen and look down
A moment on the roofs of the town
And the moonlight flowing over all.

Beneath, in the churchyard, lay the dead,
In their night encampment on the hill,
Wrapped in silence so deep and still
That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread,
The watchful night-wind, as it went
Creeping along from tent to tent,
And seeming to whisper, "All is well!"
A moment only he feels the spell
Of the place and the hour, and the secret dread
Of the lonely belfry and the dead;
For suddenly all his thoughts are bent
On a shadowy something far away,
Where the river widens to meet the bay,--
A line of black that bends and floats
On the rising tide like a bridge of boats.

Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride,
Booted and spurred, with a heavy stride
On the opposite shore walked Paul Revere.
Now he patted his horse's side,
Now he gazed at the landscape far and near,
Then, impetuous, stamped the earth,
And turned and tightened his saddle girth;
But mostly he watched with eager search
The belfry tower of the Old North Church,
As it rose above the graves on the hill,
Lonely and spectral and sombre and still.
And lo! as he looks, on the belfry's height
A glimmer, and then a gleam of light!
He springs to the saddle, the bridle he turns,
But lingers and gazes, till full on his sight
A second lamp in the belfry burns.

A hurry of hoofs in a village street,
A shape in the moonlight, a bulk in the dark,
And beneath, from the pebbles, in passing, a spark
Struck out by a steed flying fearless and fleet;
That was all! And yet, through the gloom and the light,
The fate of a nation was riding that night;
And the spark struck out by that steed, in his flight,
Kindled the land into flame with its heat.
He has left the village and mounted the steep,
And beneath him, tranquil and broad and deep,
Is the Mystic, meeting the ocean tides;
And under the alders that skirt its edge,
Now soft on the sand, now loud on the ledge,
Is heard the tramp of his steed as he rides.

It was twelve by the village clock
When he crossed the bridge into Medford town.
He heard the crowing of the cock,
And the barking of the farmer's dog,
And felt the damp of the river fog,
That rises after the sun goes down.

It was one by the village clock,
When he galloped into Lexington.
He saw the gilded weathercock
Swim in the moonlight as he passed,
And the meeting-house windows, black and bare,
Gaze at him with a spectral glare,
As if they already stood aghast
At the bloody work they would look upon.

It was two by the village clock,
When he came to the bridge in Concord town.
He heard the bleating of the flock,
And the twitter of birds among the trees,
And felt the breath of the morning breeze
Blowing over the meadow brown.
And one was safe and asleep in his bed
Who at the bridge would be first to fall,
Who that day would be lying dead,
<span style='font-size: 17pt'>Pierced by a British musket ball.</span>

You know the rest. In the books you have read
<span style='font-size: 17pt'>How the British Regulars fired and fled,---</span>
How the farmers gave them ball for ball,
From behind each fence and farmyard wall,
Chasing the redcoats down the lane,
Then crossing the fields to emerge again
Under the trees at the turn of the road,
And only pausing to fire and load.

So through the night rode Paul Revere;
And so through the night went his cry of alarm
To every Middlesex village and farm,---
A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door,
And a word that shall echo for evermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past,
Through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need,
The people will waken and listen to hear
The hurrying hoof-beats of that steed,
And the midnight message of Paul Revere.</div></div>

LWW
06-07-2011, 03:05 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Palin wasn't speaking in the 1770's. she was speakly in the current ... and as much as the left yearns for a King and royal family, we are no longer British.

Admit it, the left was played. </div></div>

LMAO.

That's not what you said here. (http://billiardsdigest.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=354440#Post354440)

Q </div></div>

It's official ... you are completely illiterate.

Qtec
06-07-2011, 03:20 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Palin wasn't speaking in the 1770's. she was speakly in the current ... and as much as the left yearns for a King and royal family, we are no longer British.

Admit it, the left was played. </div></div>

LMAO.

That's not what you said here. (http://billiardsdigest.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=354440#Post354440)

Q </div></div>

It's official ... you are completely illiterate. </div></div>

I disagree. First you said she was talking about history, now you say it was some cryptic comment on the present!

Q

LWW
06-07-2011, 04:10 AM
Thanks for confirming your total absence of comprehension skills ... but it is already common knowledge.

Gayle in MD
06-08-2011, 08:48 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: pooltchr</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I am delighted to find today that Ms. Palin IS DEFENDING HERSELF ON THIS ISSUE!!!

She should have learned in her communications degree programs that when you are defending yourself in a situation like this, you are losing. </div></div>

I'm delighted to find today that Ms. Palin was actually correct, and Paul did warn the Brits that they were not going to prevail. She made all the radical leftwingnuts look pretty damn stupid.

As they say....he who laughs last....


Today's history lesson....maybe Q and a few others will learn something.

http://www.masshist.org/database/img-vie...tpc=&pid=#page1 (http://www.masshist.org/database/img-viewer.php?item_id=99&img_step=1&tpc=&pid=&mode=transcript&tpc=&pid=#page1)

Steve </div></div>

More proof of your own ignorance, and hers.


The Midnight ride, did not include any warnings at all, to the British, no shots fired, no bells rung, by Revere, Palin is a twit, who won't admit to it when she is proven wrong, just like you and your buddybubba.

Typical RWer.
...


Proof: From a Respected Historian


http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/06/raw-politics-historian-sets-record-straight-for-palin/



Both you AND Palin are WRONG, and I'm sure, your Bubbabuddy as well!

The capture of Revere, by the British, was on a totally different date!

LWW
06-08-2011, 09:27 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The Midnight ride, did not include any warnings at all, to the British, no shots fired, no bells rung, Palin is a twit, who won't admit to it when she is proven wrong, just like you and your buddybubba.</div></div>

According to the BALTIMORE SUN (http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-06-06/entertainment/bal-palin-defends-strange-interpretation-of-paul-reveres-ride-20110605_1_paul-revere-british-soldiers-palin) there were.

LWW
06-08-2011, 09:34 AM
According to your beloved FACTCHECK (http://www.factcheck.org/2011/06/palins-twist-on-paul-revere/) there was ringing of bells, and the British were coming to disarm the colonists:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">"A townsman remembered that 'repeated gunshots, the beating of drums <span style='font-size: 11pt'>and the ringing of bells</span> filled the air.' "

In Palin's defense, it's true that American rebels had stored arms and gunpowder at Concord, and that British Gen. Thomas Gage not only had orders to arrest the leaders, but had decided to seize and destroy those arms.

Alerted by Revere, American militia members confronted the British at the battles of Lexington and Concord, the first armed encounters of the Revolutionary War. </div></div>

and Paul Revere warned the British:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">[An officer] asked me if I was an express? I answered in the afirmative. He demanded what time I left Boston? I told him; and aded, that their troops had catched aground in passing the River, and that There would be five hundred Americans there in a short time, for I had alarmed the Country all the way up.</div></div>

Now, when might Ms Palin receive an apology from you and the rest of the history deniers?

Soflasnapper
06-08-2011, 02:02 PM
To be fair, the question to Palin was more or less what had she learned there, and what did she take away from what she had learned.

What she learned was all this ancillary information, which indeed is never included in the Greatest Hits version of American history.

So that's what she related in reply to the question-- all this new information she had never heard (as is true for the rest of us as well). Had she framed it that way, most of the ridicule could never have started.

However, while these occurrences did happen, they were ancillary to the ride itself, and Revere himself didn't do them (ringing bells, firing shots, as he was skulking about secretively in the dark relying on stealth and silence so as not to be intercepted or captured), nor did he have in mind as part of the ride to warn <s>the British</s> the Regulars of anything. The warnings he provided the Regulars' commanders were accidental and unplanned and happened after his famed ride had been cut short, while his actual purpose was as even the Greatest Hits of American History says, to warn the colonials.

Palin's apparent inability to speak extemporaneously in complete sentences, and her propensity for throwing out word salads instead, AND STARTING OFF WITH 'to warn the British,' is yet another of a long string of a poor choice of words and expression, not NECESSARILY evidence of idiocy.

Yes, it is somewhat unfair, but people with a certain (well deserved in this case) reputation MUST be more careful, not less careful, so as not to feed the on-going stereotype about them, even if others might get off scott-free on a similar level of verbal gaffe (Joe Biden, for instance).

LWW
06-08-2011, 02:21 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">However, while these occurrences did happen, they were ancillary to the ride itself, and Revere himself didn't do them (ringing bells, firing shots, as he was skulking about secretively in the dark relying on stealth and silence so as not to be intercepted or captured),

</div></div>

Incorrect, again.

What he was doing was awakening people to fire off shots and ring bells ... that was the EMERGENCY BROADCAST SYTEM equivalent of the day, and he was captured along the way.

Now, finally, you bring up the only argument that can be used to claim, with any semblance of intellectual integrity, that Palin was wrong ... that Revere wasn't himself ringing bells and firing shots as she appeared to be saying.

I say appeared, because the comments were in common English ... and if one uses that narrow of a definition then we will find that every historian and school teacher and citizen alive is a liar.

By that definition, anyone who says that Columbus discovered America is a liar because the Indians were her first and Columbus never actually set foot on American soil.

By that definition, anyone who says that Magellan circumnavigated the globe is a liar because he died before the trip was complete.

By that definition, anyone who says that Yuri Gagarin was the first man to orbit the Earth is a liar because he came up about 25 miles short.

By that definition, anyone who says that William Tecumseh Sherman marched to the sea is a liar because he rode a horse.

By that definition, anyone who says that Obama killed Osama is a liar because he was half a world away and probably doesn't even know how to load a SEAL team Heckler & Koch HK416.

I could go on with historical terms which use the general vernacular and are not 100% accurate ... but anyone smarter than a crack addled chimp would know what was meant.

The leaders of the far left are so terrified of this woman, for reasons that honestly escape me because I would agree that she is on the "AW SHUCKS, GEE WHIZ" side, that they will stop at nothing to destroy her.

The most qualified person to be POTUS? Not even close IMHO.

A patriot? Undoubtedly.

More intelligent than Obama? It's not even close ... Palin, like Bush, make grammatical errors as we all do because they, like the rest of us, don't read the world off of a teleprompter. Away from the TOTUS Obama is an abject moron who has misstated the year, claimed to see dead people standing in the crowd, and can't recall how many states there are ... yet the collective of the O-culy, Obamatrons, and Obamedia are blinded from seeing any of this.

I may be wrong, but I see Palin Derangement Syndrome as the byproduct of a messianic cult along the lines of the cults of Che/Mao/Lenin/Saddam.

Soflasnapper
06-08-2011, 04:53 PM
Incorrect, again.

What he was doing was awakening people to fire off shots and ring bells ... that was the EMERGENCY BROADCAST SYTEM equivalent of the day, and he was captured along the way.

Now, finally, you bring up the only argument that can be used to claim, with any semblance of intellectual integrity, that Palin was wrong ... that Revere wasn't himself ringing bells and firing shots as she appeared to be saying.

Perhaps you should revisit the definition of ancillary.

I'm sorry you cannot see you are refusing to take agreement for an answer here. I have substantially alibied Ms. Palin's statements in context, even while pointing out how her inartful expressions combined with her deserved prior reputation nonetheless made for this latest imbroglio.

Even so friendly a questioner as Fox News Sunday's own Chris Wallace took the common position that she screwed up the facts, and challenged her to admit it. Did he do that out of partisan opposition to Palin?

Common English is what we all speak, and the meaning of her actual words, as heard by the common person, to the degree that her telegraphic speech and dropped g-gerunds could be understood, was indeed wince-inducingly garbled. I'm just saying (there's probably a problem in the language areas of her brain or something).

More intelligent than Obama? It's not even close

True, but in the opposite way from what you say. Harvard law degree, magnum cum laude? Beat the Clintons for the nomination? Became the president? Your move.

I may be wrong, but I see Palin Derangement Syndrome as the byproduct of a messianic cult along the lines of the cults of Che/Mao/Lenin/Saddam.

True again, but in the opposite way from what you mean. The derangement is on the pro-Palin side who continue to think her strong presidential timber. As you may recall, Palin criticized Obama's use of the teleprompter.... you guessed it... reading her remarks off a teleprompter. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif

BTW, on 'America'? (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/america)

LWW
06-09-2011, 03:25 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">True, but in the opposite way from what you say. Harvard law degree, magnum cum laude? Beat the Clintons for the nomination? Became the president? Your move.</div></div>

You make it far too easy.

1 - There is no such honor as "magnum cum laude" anywhere/

2 - Obama almost certainly was an Affirmative Action entrant to Columbia, and there is no other rational possibility for his Harvard admission since he admits that he graduated without honors from Columbia and was a pitiful student at Occidental. His academic credentials were, in fact and by his own admission, below Harvard's lowered AA standards.

3 - Whether or not he graduated from Harvard with honors is unknown as he refuses to release his transcripts.

Tell me another one.

Gayle in MD
06-09-2011, 03:37 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Incorrect, again.

What he was doing was awakening people to fire off shots and ring bells ... that was the EMERGENCY BROADCAST SYTEM equivalent of the day, and he was captured along the way.

Now, finally, you bring up the only argument that can be used to claim, with any semblance of intellectual integrity, that Palin was wrong ... that Revere wasn't himself ringing bells and firing shots as she appeared to be saying.

Perhaps you should revisit the definition of ancillary.

I'm sorry you cannot see you are refusing to take agreement for an answer here. I have substantially alibied Ms. Palin's statements in context, even while pointing out how her inartful expressions combined with her deserved prior reputation nonetheless made for this latest imbroglio.

Even so friendly a questioner as Fox News Sunday's own Chris Wallace took the common position that she screwed up the facts, and challenged her to admit it. Did he do that out of partisan opposition to Palin?

Common English is what we all speak, and the meaning of her actual words, as heard by the common person, to the degree that her telegraphic speech and dropped g-gerunds could be understood, was indeed wince-inducingly garbled. I'm just saying (there's probably a problem in the language areas of her brain or something).

More intelligent than Obama? It's not even close

True, but in the opposite way from what you say. Harvard law degree, magnum cum laude? Beat the Clintons for the nomination? Became the president? Your move.

I may be wrong, but I see Palin Derangement Syndrome as the byproduct of a messianic cult along the lines of the cults of Che/Mao/Lenin/Saddam.

True again, but in the opposite way from what you mean. The derangement is on the pro-Palin side who continue to think her strong presidential timber. As you may recall, Palin criticized Obama's use of the teleprompter.... you guessed it... reading her remarks off a teleprompter. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif

BTW, on 'America'? (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/america) </div></div>

LMAO!

Sofla, didn't you know Paul Revere was riding a horse, firing shots, and ringing bells?

THAT IS what SHE said.

How about this one? /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif


<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> CO-HOST: How would you handle a situation like the one that just developed in North Korea? [...]

PALIN: But obviously, we’ve got to stand with our North Korean allies. We’re bound to by treaty –

CO-HOST: South Korean.

PALIN: Eh, Yeah. And we’re also bound by prudence to stand with our South Korean allies, yes.

Listen here:



http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2010/11/24/132071/palin-north-korea/
</div></div>

/forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif

LWW
06-09-2011, 04:13 AM
Thanks for confirming what I always thought you were Charlotte.

You folks really do make this too easy.

Doesn't anyone on the left have game?

hondo
06-09-2011, 06:52 AM
-" There is no such honor as "magnum cum laude" anywhere"


Bullshit! Tom Selleck received his degree Magnum Cum Laude. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif
Very comparable to your BS degree in Forum Integrity.

hondo
06-09-2011, 06:57 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">

You folks really do make this too easy.

Doesn't anyone on the left have game? </div></div>

AGREED! I vote we declare dub the "winner" and we all quit this forum.
That would be like sticking a knife in his heart.
This place is all he has, folks.

hondo
06-09-2011, 07:03 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hondo</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> -" There is no such honor as "magnum cum laude" anywhere"


Bullshit! Tom Selleck received his degree Magnum Cum Laude. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin.gif
Very comparable to your BS degree in Forum Integrity. </div></div>

Note to the "tchr."
Before you make a fool out of yourself again, that WAS a joke , jennings.
Please take a good shit, and let some air to your brain before you make your response to my insignificant posts. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif

Soflasnapper
06-09-2011, 11:54 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Me: She misstated the story badly.

LWW: So Henry Wadsworth Longfellow did also?
</div></div>

Longfellow as a poet did a better job than she did, and she was not using poetic license. By at least referencing 'British Regulars,' he got closer to the mark.

Soflasnapper
06-09-2011, 12:29 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">True, but in the opposite way from what you say. Harvard law degree, magnum cum laude? Beat the Clintons for the nomination? Became the president? Your move.</div></div>

You make it far too easy.

1 - There is no such honor as "magnum cum laude" anywhere/

2 - Obama almost certainly was an Affirmative Action entrant to Columbia, and there is no other rational possibility for his Harvard admission since he admits that he graduated without honors from Columbia and was a pitiful student at Occidental. His academic credentials were, in fact and by his own admission, below Harvard's lowered AA standards.

3 - Whether or not he graduated from Harvard with honors is unknown as he refuses to release his transcripts.

Tell me another one. </div></div>

When you misspell something, I requote it with a [ ] showing I changed the letter, or a strike through with the correctly spelled.

As just about everyone at Harvard Law graduates cum laude, that Obama graduated with honors is virtually certain. That he received his degree magna cum laude, with the highest honors, as do only about 10% of HL graduates, is true as well.

You don't need a transcript to know if someone graduated, or with what degree of honors-- it's on the diploma, and listed on the graduation ceremony pamphlet. If you are claiming Harvard University Law School made an error, and wrongly listed that honor category for Obama, please provide any evidence you may have.

hondo
06-09-2011, 12:37 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">True, but in the opposite way from what you say. Harvard law degree, magnum cum laude? Beat the Clintons for the nomination? Became the president? Your move.</div></div>

You make it far too easy.

1 - There is no such honor as "magnum cum laude" anywhere/

2 - Obama almost certainly was an Affirmative Action entrant to Columbia, and there is no other rational possibility for his Harvard admission since he admits that he graduated without honors from Columbia and was a pitiful student at Occidental. His academic credentials were, in fact and by his own admission, below Harvard's lowered AA standards.

3 - Whether or not he graduated from Harvard with honors is unknown as he refuses to release his transcripts.

Tell me another one. </div></div>

When you misspell something, I requote it with a [ ] showing I changed the letter, or a strike through with the correctly spelled.

As just about everyone at Harvard Law graduates cum laude, that Obama graduated with honors is virtually certain. That he received his degree magna cum laude, with the highest honors, as do only about 10% of HL graduates, is true as well.

You don't need a transcript to know if someone graduated, or with what degree of honors-- it's on the diploma, and listed on the graduation ceremony pamphlet. If you are claiming Harvard University Law School made an error, and wrongly listed that honor category for Obama, please provide any evidence you may have.

</div></div>

What! How do you present logic to the dubster!!!
Totally uncalled for, and futile. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/shocked.gif

hondo
06-09-2011, 12:41 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hondo</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">

You folks really do make this too easy.

Doesn't anyone on the left have game? </div></div>

AGREED! I vote we declare dub the "winner" and we all quit this forum.
That would be like sticking a knife in his heart.
This place is all he has, folks. </div></div>

For my dear friend, the dubster:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRWlnv0_svU

LWW
06-09-2011, 03:58 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You don't need a transcript to know if someone graduated, or with what degree of honors-- it's on the diploma, and listed on the graduation ceremony pamphlet. If you are claiming Harvard University Law School made an error, and wrongly listed that honor category for Obama, please provide any evidence you may have.

</div></div>

You made the claim these docs show this ... and you fail to present them and ask why I can't prove that they don't?

That's simply precious.

Soflasnapper
06-09-2011, 05:06 PM
I know you cannot prove what you say.

But it's not like this guy hasn't been scrutinized and researched by his political opponents. He surely has, as you must agree.

So point me to a credible statement disputing that his law degree was awarded magna cum laude which provides any kind of evidence for that assertion.

I've looked around a bit, and found a Bill Kristol regular writer for his neo-con Weekly Standard mag who is critical of Obama, who discounts much of any credit for O's becoming Law Review President, yet who AGREES that O received magna cum laude honors at his law school graduation.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> As many people know, he was president of the Harvard Law Review. This accomplishment, for those who know how such things work, was easy to minimize. Generally, you earned admission to the Law Review because of a distinguished academic performance in your first year. But there were some members who got on the Law Review because they wrote good essays as part of their application process and in spite of mediocre grades. A notable subset of this latter category was minority students; a politically correct institution, the Law Review cared about diversity in its ranks.

This was an unacknowledged form of affirmative action, but just because the Law Review didn't acknowledge it didn't mean law firms would follow suit. Membership on the Law Review basically meant that you were one of Harvard's smartest students. Unless you got there for some reason other than your grades. In those cases, hiring authorities would usually dismiss your Law Review membership, although they would never admit to doing so.

The only reason I bring this barely relevant history up is to show what a stud of a law student Barack Obama was. He graduated Harvard magna cum laude. This was one honor you unquestionably had to earn. It's a very impressive feat. Back in Obama's days at Harvard, more than 50 percent of the class graduated cum laude, a fact that made graduating "with honors" a meaningless accomplishment. But graduating magna was a different kettle of fish. Barack Obama graduated right near the top of his law school class.</div></div>

Right here. Your move. (http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/014/316vvyov.asp)

hondo
06-09-2011, 07:49 PM
Give hi8m time, for crying out loud! He's scouring the Right Wing blogs as we speak.

eg8r
06-09-2011, 09:40 PM
All these replies and no one even mentioned Tosh. Jeesh, what is wrong with you people?

eg8r

hondo
06-09-2011, 10:04 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eg8r</div><div class="ubbcode-body">All these replies and no one even mentioned Tosh. Jeesh, what is wrong with you people?

eg8r </div></div>


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HcXcYlF3_0


IT IS ILLEGAL TO MAKE A PLANT ILLEGAL !!!!!

LWW
06-10-2011, 07:02 AM
How lame.

You claimed it was on a graduating ceremony pamphlet for all to see.

I asked to see it.

You posted someone making the same claim as you, whose source was the Obama campaign.

Soflasnapper
06-10-2011, 11:20 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">How lame.

You claimed it was on a graduating ceremony pamphlet for all to see.

I asked to see it.

You posted someone making the same claim as you, whose source was the Obama campaign. </div></div>

By the man's written word, it appears his source was a lot of people he knew who matriculated, studied, and graduated with Obama. And as a Weekly Standard writer and conservative, he wouldn't take a bare assertion as fact, not from a Democrat he opposed.

No, I don't have proof, except I've seen many graduation programs, and diplomas, that all have included the honors awarded for each graduate. Not from law schools, or Harvard, but others.

Assuming that was the case with Harvard Law graduations as well, the DISPROOF you seek would have been in the hands of all those fellow graduates, and some would have retained it over these years. No one has come forward to say that, and probably get a 6-figure payday from providing that proof.

So there is no even suggestive evidence I've seen that it wasn't the case, and an abundance of circumstantial evidence that what everyone says happens to be true. So far as I know.

I've asked you for a shred of evidence that this isn't so. I ask again.

LWW
06-10-2011, 12:39 PM
Then why has dear leader forbidden any and all of his college/university data to be released?

Here's a clue ... according to the North Korean gubmint Kim Il Jung's birth at Baekdu Mountain was foretold by a swallow, and heralded by the appearance of a double rainbow over the mountain and a new star in the heavens.

The same people assert that his father, Kim Il Sung, shot a perfect 18 on a PGA course in his 70's.

The majority believe it since it was told to them by dear leader himself ... even though they have seen no evidence at all.

Sadly, the cult of Obama is approaching this level of worship towards a perceived godking.

Perhaps he did graduate with the honors you claim. That being said, the odds of an AA student that didn't graduate with honors from Columbia as an undergrad suddenly becoming one of the most brilliant students in America is quite the longshot.

I'll believe it when I see it.

Soflasnapper
06-10-2011, 05:55 PM
I'll believe it when I see it.

No, I don't think you will!

Plenty of students with talent slack off until something happens to change things in their life. Back in jr. high, I got half As and half Cs until my homeroom teacher challenged me about it. Went to honor roll status from then on.

BHO met Michele at Harvard and stopped dating around. That may have provided him that kind of reason to buckle down.

You have prejudged that bad or mediocre grades in his past were the result of low intelligence, or convinced yourself that such grades are evidence of low intelligence. This neglects the separate factors of motivation and distraction.

Simply because so many people say so many things about BHO, I'm surprised you cannot find a single person credibly stating any evidence that BHO did NOT earn magna cum laude honors with his JD. That alone counts as evidence, although not proof, for it being true (if you've looked. I have and haven't found anything, but you would be more dogged and tuned into the right kind of site). It's the dog that didn't bark argument from Sherlock Holmes.

And your judgment is suspect when you say it's so clear how much more intelligent Palin is than he is. Based on HER grade transcripts, you mean?

LWW
06-10-2011, 06:08 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'll believe it when I see it.

No, I don't think you will!

Plenty of students with talent slack off until something happens to change things in their life. Back in jr. high, I got half As and half Cs until my homeroom teacher challenged me about it. Went to honor roll status from then on.

BHO met Michele at Harvard and stopped dating around. That may have provided him that kind of reason to buckle down.

You have prejudged that bad or mediocre grades in his past were the result of low intelligence, or convinced yourself that such grades are evidence of low intelligence. This neglects the separate factors of motivation and distraction.

Simply because so many people say so many things about BHO, I'm surprised you cannot find a single person credibly stating any evidence that BHO did NOT earn magna cum laude honors with his JD. That alone counts as evidence, although not proof, for it being true (if you've looked. I have and haven't found anything, but you would be more dogged and tuned into the right kind of site). It's the dog that didn't bark argument from Sherlock Holmes.

And your judgment is suspect when you say it's so clear how much more intelligent Palin is than he is. Based on HER grade transcripts, you mean?


</div></div>

There is a difference between going from a B student to a B+ student, and going from a coke head that fumbled through Occidental going to a Magna Cum Laude at Harvard Law.

And, as I said, I'll believe it when I see it.

As you finally admitted, you believe it without daring to ask to see it.

Now, if you wanted to make an issue of Palin's college grades ... I'm with you as they have also not been released.

Soflasnapper
06-10-2011, 06:25 PM
I have not seen, and likely you haven't seen, any evidence that BHO GRADUATED at all from Harvard Law. I'm happy but somewhat confused that you do not say that also didn't happen. Why not, under your evidentiary standards?

I personally would consider ANYONE who GRADUATED from Harvard Law to be smarter than Palin, who has shown no signs of any kind of education or smarts.

In fact, I would gauge the electorate would widely agree that BHO is much smarter than Palin.

hondo
06-10-2011, 09:07 PM
It is nice to see that those wacky birthers have moved on to a new cause.
Sic em, dub. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif

Qtec
06-11-2011, 01:46 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hondo</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It is nice to see that those wacky birthers have moved on to a new cause.
Sic em, dub. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif </div></div>

This is why I was against Osama releasing his original BC. There is no end to it.
They go on and on <u>for years</u> about him not being eligible to be POTUS [ because he wasn't born here...!] and when they are proved WRONG what do they do? They ignore that, forget about it and move on to something else.

Q

Qtec
06-11-2011, 01:49 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">And, as I said, I'll believe it when I see it. </div></div>

Obama showed his long form BC and you said it was photo-shopped..........and you were wrong on that as well.
I agree with SoFla, nothing will convince you you are wrong.

Q

LWW
06-11-2011, 02:48 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have not seen, and likely you haven't seen, any evidence that BHO GRADUATED at all from Harvard Law. I'm happy but somewhat confused that you do not say that also didn't happen. Why not, under your evidentiary standards</div></div>

Because I have seen evidence of that ... but I have an advantage, I don't rely on others to tell me what I believe.

LWW
06-11-2011, 02:49 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hondo</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It is nice to see that those wacky birthers have moved on to a new cause.
Sic em, dub. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif </div></div>

This is why I was against <u><span style='font-size: 14pt'><span style='font-family: Arial Black'><span style="color: #3333FF">Osama</span></span></span></u> releasing his original BC. There is no end to it.

Q



</div></div>

Still confused about who is who I see?

LWW
06-11-2011, 02:50 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">And, as I said, I'll believe it when I see it. </div></div>

Obama showed his long form BC and you said it was photo-shopped..........and you were wrong on that as well.
I agree with SoFla, nothing will convince you you are wrong.

Q </div></div>

I said it contains 50 layers ... and it does.

That bothers me, but not you. In fact, you insisted for years that he ... pay attention real close <span style='font-size: 17pt'>OBAMA</span> ... had already released his BC, simply because the regime lied and said they had. In fact, you argued that it was illegal for him to release further info ... because the regime told you it was.

Next deflection?

hondo
06-11-2011, 07:20 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">And, as I said, I'll believe it when I see it. </div></div>


I agree with SoFla, nothing will convince you you are wrong.

Q </div></div>


BINGO! WE HAVE A WINNER!

Gayle in MD
06-11-2011, 08:20 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hondo</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">And, as I said, I'll believe it when I see it. </div></div>


I agree with SoFla, nothing will convince you you are wrong.

Q </div></div>


BINGO! WE HAVE A WINNER! </div></div>

A delusional RW nutjob, never admits that he is a delusional RW nutjob.

While we see Democratics regularly apologize, and admit to their failings, they don't give standing ovations to their own, for breaking the law, or failing to use better judgement. Repigs have no conscience, they applaud their sicko party members, and applaud them for going to prostitutes.

We had bi-partisan opinions on here, for years, and only those with all the buttons, and insecurities, on the right, couldn't handle those of us from the left, writing different oipinions and information, but once this forum was filled wit the filth of the Wonkie Weenie, RW leader from AZ, and joined forces with the B.D. traitor, who joined him, our turned heated disagreements, vanished, to be substituted with RWAZ slandering, and vicious liars.

Exactly the same M.O. as Repiglican RW Nutjobs used against President Obama.

They are vicious people, who claim to be Christians. Spreading vicious lies and insinuations, whiole claiming Christian Values, just like Palin does.
Just loke Rove.

Just like Limpballs.
Coulter.
Beck.
OReilly.
McConnell.
Boehner.
Vitter.
Craig.
Barr.
The list goes on and on...
Hypocrits all.




G.

LWW
06-11-2011, 09:09 AM
A question for you leftists ... you gave dear leader an absolute pass for claiming that his uncle liberated Aushwitz, which would have in the Soviet army, in WWII yet you want to crucify Palin for being historically correct.

Why is that?

Any of you have the testicular/ovarian fortitude to actually answer?

hondo
06-11-2011, 12:55 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">A question for you leftists ... you gave dear leader an absolute past for claiming that his uncle liberated Aushwitz, which would have in the Soviet army, in WWII yet you want to crucify Palin for being historically correct.

Why is that?

Any of you have the testicular/ovarian fortitude to actually answer? </div></div>

The word is "pass", not "past", genius.

LWW
06-11-2011, 01:01 PM
Wow!

You finally got me.

Now how about answering the question?

hondo
06-11-2011, 01:16 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wow!

You finally got me.
</div></div>

AGAIN?


You got me."

LWW ( flushworthy fantasy of relevance0

hondo
06-11-2011, 01:18 PM
You get yourself, dub.
You over-rate your intellect and then divert.
SSDD.

I give Obama a "past" on nothing.

LWW
06-11-2011, 01:20 PM
3,702

Soflasnapper
06-11-2011, 01:39 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">A question for you leftists ... you gave dear leader an absolute pass for claiming that his uncle liberated Aushwitz, which would have in the Soviet army, in WWII yet you want to crucify Palin for being historically correct.

Why is that?

Any of you have the testicular/ovarian fortitude to actually answer? </div></div>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Update: Obama's campaign clarified the comments about the candidate's great-uncle liberating Auschwitz, saying Obama was "mistaken," and was referring to Buchenwald, not Auschwitz. "Senator Obama's family is proud of the service of his grandfather and uncles in World War II – especially the fact that his great uncle was a part of liberating one of the concentration camps at Buchenwald," said spokesman Bill Burton.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-502443_162-4127479-502443.html#ixzz1OzvjGHxD
</div></div>

It's not so hard to understand. Give it a try, it's easy.

Man made a mistake, clarified that it was a mistake and meant to say something else. Happens all the time.

He didn't make some rationalization as to why he was REALLY correct after all.

Unlike the first-hand 'remembrance' of Reagan, who told Menachim Began about how HE (Reagan) had himself been present at one or another camps' liberation, and made sure to take photos and films for proof to later generations.

Soflasnapper
06-11-2011, 01:41 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body">3,702 </div></div>

A most unimpressive SAT score total. Impossibly low, so far as I know.

LWW
06-11-2011, 01:47 PM
Please try again.

Although I will grant you, this was one of the few ... out of many ... tines the O-cult issued a retraction on behalf of dear leader.

That doesn't change the simple fact that Palin was right, and the moonbat crazy left swallowed the lie spoon fed to them.

To accept your premise, one has to believe that Revere and all the witnesses preemptively lied 236 years in advance to cover for Palin.

Please ... even you aren't that far gone. Are you?

Soflasnapper
06-11-2011, 02:15 PM
No, she wasn't right by any understanding of the English language.

The transcript:

He who warned, uh, the … the British that they weren’t gonna be takin’ away our arms, uh, by ringin’ those bells and, um, by makin’ sure that as he’s ridin’ his horse through town to send those warnin’ shots and bells that, uh, we were gonna be secure and we were gonna be free … and we were gonna be armed.

So, he warned the British? All the people were British. Warned the British Regulars? Yes he did, accidentally, since it was his intention to avoid them to accomplish his true mission.

Mixed grade there.

So, HOW did HE warn "the British"?

Clearly she says BY ringin’ those bells and, um, by makin’ sure that as he’s ridin’ his horse through town to send those warnin’ shots and bells.

Not true. He warned 'the British' by telling them, verbally. Not BY (his) ringin' bells and sending warnin' shots and bells.

Those actions were NOT Revere's (although her plain language says they were, that they were his actions, and the way HE warned them.

Ringing bells and shots were to warn THE PEOPLE, not 'the British.'

Revere's ride was to warn the two colonial leaders to skip town ahead of the Regulars-- and it was stealthy, during the ride, since he wanted to avoid attention and capture.

So yes, she mentions true occurrences, but misattributes who did them, and for what reason. Which is to say she got it wrong, despite elements of truth to what she said.

LWW
06-11-2011, 02:23 PM
If your standard is that Paul Revere's ride was to warn people along the route to fire shots and ring the bells, she was wrong since Revere himself didn't ring any bells at the time ... then you are correct.

You are also, by using that standard, making every historian alive a liar.

By that definition Sherman didn't actually march to the sea as he was on a horse.

Ike didn't invade Normandy since he was in London.

Obama didn't kill Osama because he wasn't there.

Bush didn't topple Saddam because the US Army did.

Hitler didn't kill the Jews because he was in Berlin.

I could go on, by by know you either get the point ... or simply refuse to.

LWW
06-11-2011, 02:29 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So, HOW did HE warn "the British"? </div></div>

Listen my children and you will hear, the truth about the ride of Paul Revere ... (http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/peter-roff/2011/06/06/sarah-palin-was-right-about-paul-revere)

Even US News & World Reports says Palin was right.

hondo
06-11-2011, 02:36 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Soflasnapper</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So, HOW did HE warn "the British"? </div></div>

Listen my children and you will hear, the truth about the ride of Paul Revere ... (http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/peter-roff/2011/06/06/sarah-palin-was-right-about-paul-revere)

Even US News & World Reports says Palin was right. </div></div>

Do you also believe that the soothsayer warned Caesar about the Ides of March?
What a foolish, silly man you are!!!

Soflasnapper
06-11-2011, 02:49 PM
Now you're recycling your own material to prove a point?

Your slight point is shown off-point by the slightest explanation.

All those things were done because of the leadership decision of those men, who deliberately set them in motion. So we say 'Hitler' invaded France, because when the German army invaded France, it did so on Hitler's orders, accomplishing what Hitler meant to have take place. We all understand the short-hand of expression involved in such mundane statements.

But, was it Revere's intention to 'warn the British (Regulars)' BY (through the method of, utilizing) the ringing of bells and the firing of shots (apologies for adding the gs to Ms. Palin's quote)?

Of course not. He neither did it, nor ordered the people to do this, and when they did it themselves without his order, they were NOT WARNING THE BRITISH (Regulars) by that method at all-- they were rousting the countryside against the British Regulars.

Backwards retelling of tales may involve elements of truth, but by putting them backwards, result in a false accounting. Which is what she did here with her garbled response.

Soflasnapper
06-11-2011, 02:54 PM
Or there's this take:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Sarah Palin is a genius. An utterly amazing human being. If she weren't focused on saving the country, she would have plugged that leakin' oil well with a Dutch dyke, stood by our North Korean allies, and would have read every single newspaper put before her, ever. I can't wait for her to occupy an important office in the federal government, perhaps something that has to do with negotiating with China, and put her astonishing command of the English language, her formidable command of American history, her nuanced understanding of international politics, and her obviously superior IQ of 215 to the test. She's the apex of American intellectual endeavor. Forget Harvard or Stanford, this is the image America should project to the world: bow before Sarah Palin's mighty intellect. If you don't we just might be ringin' bells and firin' warning shots.</div></div>

[/satire]

LWW
06-11-2011, 04:05 PM
Nahhh ... she's an opportunist who cashed in at the right moment in history.

I still don't understand the pure hatred the left has for her. nor the abject fear of her.