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Briefing Book! Olympic Medalist Calls Chinese "Scum"

Briefing Book! Olympic Medalist Calls Chinese "Scum"

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True-Song True-Song 9 years
Jazz, it's fine if people want to talk about this. I was just saying it's not something I personally think is super important. Sorry if I seemed dismissive.
Jazz-Z Jazz-Z 9 years
"Looking at her records is not smearing her. We want to know her policy history and how she ran her town and state. I don't see anything wrong with that." I agree. Torg we're discussing rape kits because that was one of the topics of this thread ~ as opposed to all the other issues one could be discussing. I think it is very relevant that Wasilla was the ONLY city that charged its victims for the rape kits under Palin's authority. I think it shows how heartless she really is. Her history shows she is not a compassionate person but a power hungry person, who is now reaching her glory. I also think its irrelevant whether the perpetrator can afford the rape kit or not. Maybe the victim can't afford it either. She wasn't the one who forced the rape.
geebers geebers 9 years
liliblu - YES it was the krispy kreme bread pudding recipe. I refuse to make it- I think I would keel over from a heart attack. P.s. I love how we are the only ones discussing paula dean's recipes haha.
kastarte2 kastarte2 9 years
in my opinion, the swiftboating against John Kerry and his military record was far more shameful than anything Palin has had to go through so far. Perhaps the poster was not above four years of age?
livvylove livvylove 9 years
well said dream!
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
Ooops, too late for the disclaimer.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
I think it feels like a smear camp because we just don't have enough time to get to know here -- so everything that's bad is coming out. But if McCain would have vetted properly and choose someone with less issues -- he wouldn't have this problem. She did poorly on that interview with Charlie. (http://teamsugar.com/user/dreamsugar/blog/1983402) She couldn't answer tough questions -- she skated around the issues -- didn't know what the BUSH Doctrine was. That's not smear. Jokes aside -- this woman is not ready to be VP or President -- and you all seem to be missing this. Stop crying victim -- looking into someones sordid past isn't a crime. She need to buck up -- this is a tough job -- it isn;t just tea parties and cakes.
aleach61 aleach61 9 years
I don't know why I bothered to comment here. Obviously, some of you need to grow up. This was a waste of my time. Have at it, children.
livvylove livvylove 9 years
I thought it was hilarious pop. :)
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
That was a joke, before people get mad at me.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
"as she has been on the receiving end of the biggest attack I have ever seen in a presidential election." -- Is that because you are 12?
livvylove livvylove 9 years
Looking at her records is not smearing her. We want to know her policy history and how she ran her town and state. I don't see anything wrong with that.
aleach61 aleach61 9 years
This is just another example of the smear campaign against Sarah Palin. I don't understand why we can't talk about the real issues that matter in this election, and stop trying to insult and attack the candidates, especially Palin, as she has been on the receiving end of the biggest attack I have ever seen in a presidential election.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
I don't think she wished to charge them - but I don't think they worked hard/fast enough to find a solution.
laurelm laurelm 9 years
Unfortunately, charging rape kits to insurance companies etc is not an uncommon practice. But, the article states that the town wants it to be part of restitution charges as to not burden the victim or taxpayers: "" Ultimately it is the criminal who should bear the burden of the added costs, Fannon said. The forensic exam is just one part of the equation. Id like to see the courts make these people pay restitution for these things, Fannon said. Fannon said he intends to include the cost of exams required to collect evidence in a restitution request as a part of a criminals sentencing."" To say she wished to charge victims for being raped is just more smear. I am not even a fan of Palin, I am just sick of dirty politics.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
GS, I'm getting ready to write my thesis based on your statistics presented here, so they'd better be spot on!
livvylove livvylove 9 years
I just watched it! She didn't do very well IMO. Didn't answer questions clearly, looked nervous and unravelled a bit. This is just my opinion though! I definitely don't think it helped her. When referring to foreign policy experience she referenced knowing a lot about energy? A little bit of a far stretch if you ask me.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
There are only a few clips on the ABC site but it looks interesting.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
On a side note: Did anyone see the Palin Interview with Gibson yet??
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
Lili I saw that recipe. Sounded soooooo good but I knew there was no way I'd be able to make it. I don't wanna go down that road! ;)
UnDave35 UnDave35 9 years
So the Palin spokeswoman says Palin is not and has never been in favor asking rape victims to pay for their own evidence gathering materials, but we choose to believe the opponent, because why? :oy:
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
Yeah -- it's pretty much a small (but important) issue -- there are so many other things.
True-Song True-Song 9 years
To be honest, it sounds fishy-ish. Who knows. But as far as I know, the president and vp have little say in who gets charged for rape kit exams, so I'm much more concerned with the other 963 things I disagree with her and McCain on.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
Sounds right to me too Jazz! Her spokersperson is going to say what makes her look good even if it isn't true.
liliblu liliblu 9 years
geebers was it a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Bread Pudding? I have a recipe for one, but I'm afraid it would put me into a sugar coma if I tried it.
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