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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Sarah Palin Quotes

I was reading Sarah Palin quotes earlier today and I thought it would be selfish on my part to not share those with you. Here are some of my favourites:

"As for that VP talk all the time, I'll tell you, I still can't answer that question until somebody answers for me what is it exactly that the VP does every day?" --interview on July 31, 2008, CNBC's "Kudlow & Company" (Watch video clip)

On Iraq: "I've been so focused on state government, I haven't really focused much on the war in Iraq. I heard on the news about the new deployments, and while I support our president, Condoleezza Rice, and the administration, I want to know that we have an exit plan in place." March 21, 2007, Alaska Business Monthly

On global warming: "A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other states, because of our location. I'm not one, though, who would attribute it to being man-made." --August 29, 2008, Newsmax

On receiving $1.8 million in federal earmarks for the city of Wasilla: "FYI This does not include our nearly one million Dollars from the Feds for our Airport Paving Project. We did well!!!" --June 14, 1999, Wasilla City Council Informational Memorandum 99-62

On that "Bridge to Nowhere": Question: "Would you continue state funding for the proposed Knik Arm and Gravina Island bridges?"

Palin: "Yes. I would like to see Alaska's infrastructure projects built sooner rather than later. The window is now--while our congressional delegation is in a strong position to assist." --October 22, 2006, Anchorage Daily News

On running Wasilla: "It's not rocket science. It's six million dollars and fifty-three employees. " --April 3, 1996, Anchorage Daily News

--October 1996, Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

On being governor: "I will unambiguously, steadfastly, and doggedly guard the interests of this great state, as a mother naturally guards her own. Like a Southeast Eagle and her eaglets, or, more appropriately here in the Carlson, like a Nanook defending her cub." --December 4, 2006, inaugural address

On the prospect of becoming a candidate for vice president: "It kind of cracks me up. It is so far out of the realm of possibility and reality."--August 14, 2008, Financial Post


To be fair, I am going to cite excerpts from Joe Biden's acceptance speech. Here are some of my favourites:

"Failure is inevitable but given up is unforgivable".

"What is important is not the road you travel but the choices you make down the road".

You will be knocked down but you should get back up".

Joe Biden's message resonates with me!


Source: Shining Light In Dark Corners, Palin on Palin: The Case Against Sarah Palin

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