Saturday, February 07, 2009

Sarah Palin's Natural Constituency

One hundred and fifty people had to be rescued from a breakaway eight-mile ice floe on the Western end of Lake Erie. One died.

Unprecedented numbers of fishermen have taken to the ice this winter because thicker ice allowed them to go farther out onto the lake, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. But Saturday's unseasonably high temperatures apparently melted chunks of the ice.

Ice fishermen towing trailers with snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles filled the parking lot of Catawba Island State Park on Friday, the newspaper reported.

Given that the weather was warming up, it was pretty stupid for all the ice fishers to be out on the ice. They even built "a makeshift bridge to get from one section of the ice to the other" so they could get farther out on the lake.

And then the ice broke off and they all had to be rescued, with one fatality.

Sounds like Sarah Palin's natural constituency.


Anonymous said...

You are truly and example of "those who can't do, teach." Makes me ashamed to know that trash like you teach in Minnesota.

You are also a boorish little man, similar to a flea biting at Gov. Palin's ankle.

Ric Caric said...

I'm in Kentucky. As for Palin, I pray to the god I don't believe in that she's the Republican nominee in 2012. That might be the last year for the Republicans as a national party.

Anonymous said...

I just went through the worst ice storm KY has ever had. We were without electricity for 9 days. Where the heck was Obama? If President Bush was still in office, the press and Democrats would still be screaming if he had not shown up! Libtards and the MSM make me sick!

Palin 2012!

Gary said...

Something tells me you won't have the guts to print this, but here is my response to you:

Wow...thank goodness you aren't "professoring" my kids!

What does Sarah Palin have to do with people getting stuck on an ice break?

We have a socialist in the White House that is about to destroy the nation, and yet, you are worried about trashing Palin? REALLY?

Do you even KNOW anything about Sarah Palin? Her 60 million voters from 2008? Her ever growing constituency? The dozens of "Draft Sarah for 2012" websites?

How about her record of accomplishment?


City Council Woman, Wasilla, Alaska

Mayor, Wasilla , Alaska. Two terms, term limited out.

President of the Alaska Conference of Mayors.

Chairman. Alaska Oil And Gas Conservation Commission. The largest oil and gas regulatory board of it's kind in the nation. STRONG ETHICS REFORM


Governor Of Alaska.

Chairman of The Interstate Oil And Gas Compact Commission. As voted in by other Governors.

Chairman. National Governors Association's Natural Resource Committee. As voted unanimously by the other 49 Governors.

Palin is a recognized authority on energy, and environmental issues.

Vice Chairman. National Republican Governor's Association.

Commander in Chief of the only National Guard in the nation that is on permanent deployment.

The 176th Wing, of the Alaska Air National Guard train with and is part of the United States Air Force. They are vital to our air defenses, and are the first line of defense should Russia, North Korea, or China decide they want to become aggressive.

The 49th Missile Defense Battalion of the Alaska National Guard is the unit that protects the entire nation from ballistic missile attacks.

As governor of Alaska, Palin is briefed on highly classified military issues, homeland security, and counterterrorism.

As Governor Palin's position as CIC is rather unique, she has a rather high national security clearance as well.

She's also the Commander-In-Chief of the Alaska State Defense Force (ASDF), a federally recognized militia incorporated into Homeland Security's counterterrorism plans.

Governor Palin also has extensive foreign trade experience.

Governor Palin just hosted a delegation from nations that are direct trading partners with Alaska, including Sergey Kislyak is the newly appointed ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States.

Also at the meeting were Consuls General from the Russian Federation, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Hungary, Norway, South Korea, The Philippines, as well as representatives from Canada and China.

"Members of the Alaska consular corps also participated, including: Karen Matthias, of Canada; Hideo Fujita, of Japan; Hee-chul Kim, of South Korea; and Jose Luis Cuevas, of Mexico. They were joined by honorary consuls of the Czech Republic, Poland, Finland, Seychelles, and Norway"

Governor Palin just signed the license to build the TransCanada natural gas pipeline. Something Alaska has been trying to do for 50 years.

She went in, cleaned up the process and got it done. This is the largest infrastructure project in history.

Environmentalists love this.

Alaska is sitting on 400 TRILLION cubic feet of natural gas. That is more than all of the world's oil reserves!

And natural gas is the cleanest burning fuel there is. It's almost zero emissions.

Even better, every major car manufacturer makes cars that burn compressed natural gas, and have for decades.

There are millions of trucks, cars, and buses in use daily.

While every other politician TALKS a good game, Governor Palin just put the wheels in motion to make the United States completely energy independent, as well as clean and green!

Just last week, Governor Palin announced that Alaska will not only meet the plan Mr Obama has for renewable energy, she will DOUBLE it!

Obama wants to see America get 25 percent of it's energy from renewable resources. well, Alaska already gets 25 percent of it's energy from renewables! So, she has pledged to have Alaska get 50 percent of it's energy from renewables by 2025.

Governor Palin is Ronald Reagan in a skirt. She came from a middle class background, and knows what Americans face on a daily basis.

She and her husband, Todd still own a small commercial fishing business. The season is quite short. But as time permits, you'll see her out there working the nets with the men. She'll bring in those big fish with the best of them.

Once, she even refused to take it easy after her fingers were crushed in an accident when two boats collided. She went to the doctor and was back at it the same day.

She knows exactly what hard work looks like, and isn't afraid to take refresher courses from time to time!

Now this is just a small example of what Palin is about.

Remember, the man that liberals elected into office has never run a city, never run a state, never run a hot dog stand.

That doesn't exactly instill tons of confidence.

You know who Sarah Palin's constituency is pal?

It's America!

"It's not that our liberal friends are ignorant, it's just they know so much that isn't so!" Ronald Reagan..Oct 1964

American Dog said...

WELL Professor Morehead @ State University...I FAIL TO SEE what this has to do with Gov.Palin....Unless you another elitist who feel blue collar workers are Ignorant & dumb.
Yea....I can see through your Liberal fodder and your inane implications...
Too bad you can't see the bigger picture, another human being lost their life trying to make a living,to provide food for their table and yours(Do you eat fish ?)
You see, I know who you are and I am well aware of dirty little Liberal secret life...Maybe I should make those facts known so all bloggers can pass judgment on YOU !
Awaiting Your Reply !

Anonymous said...

obviously you are just the kind of "role model" our educational system in this country could sure do without!! I wouldn't be advertising that you are one of those liberal idots that are ruining our obviously have no "common sense" at all.


Palin 2012!!!!

Ron Devito said...

You construct your argument based on both ad hominem and non sequitur, and you are a professor?

What exactly does a group of ice fishermen and women having an accident have to do with Sarah Palin and being her constituents? How do you know they even voted for her as governor? Did you ask them? Of course, you made a sly attempt to attack Sarah's intellect by linking a error in judgment on their part to her administration.

Perhaps you have a little problem with Sarah's "all of the above" approach to our energy needs. Perhaps you're a climate change alarmist, or perhaps for whatever reason, you just don't like Sarah.

Why don't read about what this amazing woman has accomplished in her 44 years (45 on 2/11) on this planet? I know plenty of men who would break into a million pieces doing 1/10,000th of what she does. Her IQ is in the 120s. She was a sportscaster, a commercial fisher, a mayor, and now a governor -- hopefully POTUS in 2012. She didn't get there by being stupid and on her good looks and hotness alone.

Anonymous said...

I've long said that the majority of our college professors are in that profession because they couldn't cut it in the "real" world. You further confirm my position. You seem to have missed the point of the whole story. Do you feel so threatened by Gov. Palin's intellect, poise, grace, and personality that you have to debase her when the storyline had nothing to do with her. You, sir, need to get a life.

Anonymous said...

Well there is the old saying the ugly little minded people get jobs at Morehead, What a joke they did not want you to teach at University of Kentucky you weren't qualified. Guess you forgot that part Professor! Yes I know all about your little escapdes that got you NOT hired at UK, Go away, thank God my children went to U.K. What a big time loser!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

What a pathetic piece of crap. What has Palin got to do with the ice break?

Are you out of your mind or what? Libtards are obviously TERRIFIED of Palin.

Way to go Palin
Palin 2012

bohema said...

What the hell is a Morehead State U and why do they hire morons like this ass clown blogger?

Anonymous said...

I will not be sending my teenagers to Morehead especially if you are an example of the intelligence of the faculty there. What kind of small minded person would even think to link stranded ice fishermen to Governor Palin. By the way, she is Governor of a major energy producing state who is trying to teach President Obama a thing or two about energy independence. She has more knowledge about how the importance of energy independence is to national security in her pinky finger than Obama will ever know. You are an example of what is wrong with our colleges and the elitist attitudes coming from them. Get a life!

Belle said...

If you used to live in North Carolina, I'm sure glad you aren't here now. What a bunch of nonsense. How you can connect an aaccident with Sarah Palin is not logical(even for a professor). Secondly, you are in a rapidly declining position if you are trying to be a global warming alarmist. More and more professors are coming to the conclusion that global warming does not exist. It is a political consensus without proper scientific authentication. Changes in sun energy have much more to do with climate than CO2 emissions.


Anonymous said...

Boy oh boy if this is how you spend your time you must have a sick life style.

Why don't you try teaching the truth about what your usurper is sneaking through congress trying to destroy this Country?.....Are you so stupid as to believe the garbage he & his sheeporters spew?

You dipstick are a total idiot!!!! 'SARAH-2012'

Carol Tate

Ric Caric said...

Thanks to everybody for their replies.

I'm not sure that some of my core opinions about Sarah Palin are different from yours.

Like several of you, I view Palin as a clever and dynamic conservative politician who has a real shot at winning the Republican nomination in 2012.

That's why I thought Palin was worth attacking--because she's important.

And I hope Palin does win the Republican nomination.

Of course, this is where the disagreement starts.

Palin is like George Bush on having a cultural commitment to ignorance and relying totally on charm to impress people.

As a result, she made a fool of herself during the election.

People still joke about how Palin could see Russia from her patio, how she couldn't refer to anything she read, how she didn't know John McCain's positions, and how generally awful she was as a national politician.

Commentary about the McCain campaign has died down, but the two things that killed McCain's presidential campaign were his saying that economic fundamentals were strong and his selection of Sarah Palin.

Oh yeah, the analogy between Palin and the ice refugees was accurate. Like Palin, the people who got stuck out on the ice were ignorant, careless, and didn't really care how much their actions cost, who was hurt, or how stupid they looked. The ice refugees are a natural Palin constituency.

Anonymous said...

Gov. Palin has nothing to do with this story. What you just put her name here because you wanted to grab some attention? Or are you trying to insinuate people that put food on the table by ice fishing are all conservative? Or are you saying people that go out on the ice are stupid so they must believe in fiscal responsibility and energy independence? Did you even have a point? Hopeful you'll be gone by the time my little one goes to college if Obama doesn't completely eat through our college savings with his enormous spending policies and we can even send her to college.

Anonymous said...

Sarah Palin never said she could see Alaska from her house. Tina Fey said that. That's what happens when you get your news and information from CNN,MSNBC,ABC,CBS,NBC, the New York Times, SNL, and Jon Stewart.
The reason that Alaska's close proximity to Russia is important is because until Obama was elected, Sarah Palin was privy to more security info than Obama was.

Anonymous said...

One thing you forget to mention is that Obama is going to run out of excuses in 2012, and people will see all the evil that he stands for. His assult on the first amendment has just started. His followers are already trying to ban websites that do not "support Obama nation". Obama will try to unleash a Hitler like civilian security force. He has signed a bill, committing 20.3 million of our tax dollars to move Hama terrorist refugees to our country!!! There will be a terrorist attack on US soil due to Obama's incompetence, and Obama WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. If he get's reelected, it will be by a corrupt stolen election. Governor Palin will be a bight savior if we survive the next 4 years.

Ric Caric said...

You seemed to have forgotten that Obama's the Anti-Christ.

WHO is trying to ban WHAT web sites and why don't we hear about this from the usual right-wing sources like Limbaugh, Hannity, or NewsMax?

What "Hamas terrorist refugees" are you talking about? Do you mean Palestinians from Gaza?

Do you mean that terrorists are going to strike because Obama's going to stop torturing people?

I know you're serious about Sarah Palin being a "bright savior." But most of the country thinks she's a buffoon--the female equivalent of Rush Limbaugh. Last October, one poll showed 59% of voters not thinking that Palin was qualified ( People have different reasons. For some it's her general cluelessness and the horrible interviews. For others, it was the dumb comments about Russia and the bridge to nowhere, A lot of women I know thought she was idiotic for displaying her pregnant daughter and her obnoxious boyfriend at the Republican convention. One can go on. There's also the $150,000in clothes, and the vendetta against her ex-brother-in law. Anyway, it all adds up to a majority of the public holding Palin in contempt. She'll never be president.

Gary said...

Ric, you truly are the dumbest asshole on earth!

Just a stupid hate filled liberal, with the IQ of a pealed grape, or less.

You think Palin=Bush? Good lord man, go seek some help somewhere. NO ONE=Bush, but Bush, who kept you narrow ass safe for the last 8 years.

You aren't fit to polish Bush's shoes.

As for Palin. She is nothing like Bush. She is an actual conservative, no a neo-con. She is an unrelenting budget hawk, and has strong ethics and governmental skills.

And have you MET Bristol Palin's fiance, you pussy? If not, where does a loser like you come off calling him obnoxious. He's a good, hard working kid who is doing the right thing, and being the father to his son.

I'm sure a rolling turd like yourself would have been so much happier had she murdered the baby, instead of having it. You sub-human liberals seem to celebrate that most barbaric of acts.

And give me a break on the clothes. Palin didn't buy them. A man name Jeff Larson who lives in Minnesota did, unsolicited. Most clothes were never used, and all clothes were returned.

You think the DNC didn't outfit that ugly Michelle in the rags she wore? My God she could have just wrapped herself in a curtain and looked better.

How about spending FOUR TIMES the amount ever spent before on his coronation? $150 MILLION dollars, while homeless people roamed the streets all to feed his narcissistic, egomaniacal, urges.

Or what about him lectuaring America about sacrifice, while he dined on $100 a pound Wagyu steaks!

At least Palin goes and kills her own food. Obama is too much of a girl for that!

You know what really saddens me? I don't know where to find you.

You are the kind of dirtbag who needs the absolute shit kicked out of him. You need a serious lesson taught to you for spouting your bullshit.

Even better, you should be fired, and never allowed to infect students with your diseases.

Ric Caric said...

I'm not sure who Gary was trying to impress with all the name-calling and threats. Maybe that's what gets people going on the far, far right. But that's a pretty small world.

Anonymous said...

I am not one from the far right. I have many liberal views and I'm a huge Palin supporter. I have to agree with EVERY word Gary said. Looks like he knows his stuff! Too bad most of you liberals have your heads too far up your butts to see the good in people but instead rely on the likes of Tina Fey to relay information to you.

Anonymous said...

what a waste of an internet page

your stupidity cannot be measured in words but i will surely try

the world is melting? aside from the fact that it's been cooling for the last 10 years? aside from the fact that this past november was the coldest in a long time?

oh yea, it's warming, i didn't need to wear gloves, a scarf and a heavy jacket over my sweater on those 3 degree days