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How about the lies that all republicans told, including Palin, last night. I'm surely not for Obama---but I am sick of the lies, and deception...anything to win.

Palin has proved that she is a typical politician--cut from the same mold as Bush/McCain.

God help us all....I'm leaving the republican party.




— Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her Republican supporters held back little Wednesday as they issued dismissive attacks on Barack Obama and flattering praise on her credentials to be vice president. In some cases, the reproach and the praise stretched the truth.

Some examples:

PALIN: "I have protected the taxpayers by vetoing wasteful spending ... and championed reform to end the abuses of earmark spending by Congress. I told the Congress 'thanks but no thanks' for that Bridge to Nowhere."

THE FACTS: As mayor of Wasilla, Palin hired a lobbyist and traveled to Washington annually to support earmarks for the town totaling $27 million. In her two years as governor, Alaska has requested nearly $750 million in special federal spending, by far the largest per-capita request in the nation. While Palin notes she rejected plans to build a $398 million bridge from Ketchikan to an island with 50 residents and an airport, that opposition came only after the plan was ridiculed nationally as a "bridge to nowhere."

PALIN: "There is much to like and admire about our opponent. But listening to him speak, it's easy to forget that this is a man who has authored two memoirs but not a single major law or reform _ not even in the state senate."

THE FACTS: Compared to McCain and his two decades in the Senate, Obama does have a more meager record. But he has worked with Republicans to pass legislation that expanded efforts to intercept illegal shipments of weapons of mass destruction and to help destroy conventional weapons stockpiles. The legislation became law last year. To demean that accomplishment would be to also demean the work of Republican Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a respected foreign policy voice in the Senate. In Illinois, he was the leader on two big, contentious measures in Illinois: studying racial profiling by police and requiring recordings of interrogations in potential death penalty cases. He also successfully co-sponsored major ethics reform legislation.

PALIN: "The Democratic nominee for president supports plans to raise income taxes, raise payroll taxes, raise investment income taxes, raise the death tax, raise business taxes, and increase the tax burden on the American people by hundreds of billions of dollars."

THE FACTS: The Tax Policy Center, a think tank run jointly by the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute, concluded that Obama's plan would increase after-tax income for middle-income taxpayers by about 5 percent by 2012, or nearly $2,200 annually. McCain's plan, which cuts taxes across all income levels, would raise after tax-income for middle-income taxpayers by 3 percent, the center concluded.

Obama would provide $80 billion in tax breaks, mainly for poor workers and the elderly, including tripling the Earned Income Tax Credit for minimum-wage workers and higher credits for larger families.

He also would raise income taxes, capital gains and dividend taxes on the wealthiest. He would raise payroll taxes on taxpayers with incomes above $250,000, and he would raise corporate taxes. Small businesses that make more than $250,000 a year would see taxes rise.

MCCAIN: "She's been governor of our largest state, in charge of 20 percent of America's energy supply ... She's responsible for 20 percent of the nation's energy supply. I'm entertained by the comparison and I hope we can keep making that comparison that running a political campaign is somehow comparable to being the executive of the largest state in America," he said in an interview with ABC News' Charles Gibson.

THE FACTS: McCain's phrasing exaggerates both claims. Palin is governor of a state that ranks second nationally in crude oil production, but she's no more "responsible" for that resource than President Bush was when he was governor of Texas, another oil-producing state. In fact, her primary power is the ability to tax oil, which she did in concert with the Alaska Legislature. And where Alaska is the largest state in America, McCain could as easily have called it the 47th largest state _ by population.

MCCAIN: "She's the commander of the Alaska National Guard. ... She has been in charge, and she has had national security as one of her primary responsibilities," he said on ABC.

THE FACTS: While governors are in charge of their state guard units, that authority ends whenever those units are called to actual military service. When guard units are deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, for example, they assume those duties under "federal status," which means they report to the Defense Department, not their governors. Alaska's national guard units have a total of about 4,200 personnel, among the smallest of state guard organizations.

FORMER ARKANSAS GOV. MIKE HUCKABEE: Palin "got more votes running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska than Joe Biden got running for president of the United States."

THE FACTS: A whopper. Palin got 616 votes in the 1996 mayor's election, and got 909 in her 1999 re-election race, for a total of 1,525. Biden dropped out of the race after the Iowa caucuses, but he still got 76,165 votes in 23 states and the District of Columbia where he was on the ballot during the 2008 presidential primaries.

FORMER MASSACHUSETTS GOV. MITT ROMNEY: "We need change, all right _ change from a liberal Washington to a conservative Washington! We have a prescription for every American who wants change in Washington _ throw out the big-government liberals, and elect John McCain and Sarah Palin."

THE FACTS: A Back-to-the-Future moment. George W. Bush, a conservative Republican, has been president for nearly eight years. And until last year, Republicans controlled Congress. Only since January 2007 have Democrats have been in charge of the House and Senate.

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Seems Fitting to the Situation

"And now at last it comes. You will give me the Ring freely! In place of the Dark Lord you will set up a Queen. And I shall not be dark, but beautiful and terrible as the Morning and the Night! Fair as the Sea and the Sun and the Snow upon the Mountain! Dreadful as the Storm and the Lightning! Stronger than the foundations of the earth. All shall love me and despair!" -- Galadriel, Lord of the Rings

This just seems fitting to the grand deception being perpetrated on the people.


"Let the good heart speak words of true peace, not inciting others to further war." -- B.I.S.

Troll Central?

I thought I was on Daily Paul, not Obama Nation

Exactly as I was going down

Exactly as I was going down the list it got more and more "demmy" by the minute! I don't like Palin but sheesh get some real facts...

Well, the candidate appeared before my eyes

And though she spoke the truth, all that I could hear were lies
and lies
and lies
and lies and lies
and lies and lies and lies and lies
and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies
and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies and lies...

Listen here: Election Day

CBS News Offers Up Some More

CBS News is also reporting on, er, inaccuracies on Failin's part.

The report closes with this:

Whether or not Sarah Palin's engaging personality matters more than the fact that she tells lies depends a lot on the media, and whether they allow her to say that she opposed the Bridge to Nowhere, or that Obama has neer authored a major law or reform, without calling her on it. I hope they do. But I'm not holding my breath.

So say we all.


When McCain came out and joined Palin and her family, did it seem to you that she almost pulled away each time he tried to hug/embrace her? When I viewed it, her body language seem "anti McCain"...she sort of leaned away from him, instead of enthusiastically hugging back. Maybe it was my imagination, but I saw it again later and I got the same impression.


The speech was

written by Dick Cheney's, Dan Quale's c. ex speechwriter from Arizona, blended with a few of Palin's issues. She would have to reflect her own opinion in interviews and debates.

Obama also told lies in his speech: cutting taxes for 90%, how is that possible? He will raise corporate tax etc. and would have to if he want to reduce the budget.

I don't doubt this

and would like to forward it...do you have a source/link? Thanks.


Yes---see below: AP


I will amend the above post to include source.

Thanks mefleabyte


Someone said the speech was already

written and was tweaked to accommodate a "woman" and to include candidate's family.

Remember, in the BIG game of politics, you must FIRST go along to get along.

BIG game of politics

"Remember, in the BIG game of politics, you must FIRST go along to get along." That's like saying, I'll go along with the criminals and steal only a little bit and then change their minds. Obviously, going along to get along is political "tradition" and has gotten us into this corrupt state we are in now. I say "no," we must no longer ride on coattails, but we must stand up for what we believe, for what is right and forge our own principled party based on the Constitution.


Well that's great how the facts speak

For themselves.

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good one to share around!

good one to share around! Thanks.

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