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Some Dumb Things Sarah Palin Has Done

Posted in politics by roving on October 17, 2009

Okay, I don’t have one because I can’t think of anything  Sarah has done that is dumb. So why does the left and some on the right say Sarah is dumb?

If one person is going to call another dumb, some examples would really be helpful. I suspect they only say that to get the ones who support Sarah all riled up. All I do is shake my head at how desperate and scared the Palin haters are.

Lets compare and see who is the dumb one. Sarah or the Obama shall we?

A timeline of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s life and career:


Feb. 11, 1964 — Born in Sandpoint, Idaho.

1982 — Graduated from Wasilla High School in Wasilla, Alaska.

1987 — Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho.

August 29, 1988 — Married Todd Palin, whom she would have five children with.

1992-1996 — Entered public life, serving two terms on the Wasilla City Council.

1996-2002 — Elected mayor of Wasilla City, Alaska, for two terms until term limits forced her from office.

2002 — Lost her first statewide campaign for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor.

2002 — Frank Murkowski left the Senate to become governor and named Palin chairwoman of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

2003 — Split with the party leaders by battling Randy Ruedrich, the head of Alaska’s Republican Party.

2006 — Upset then-Gov. Murkowski in the Republican primary, then defeated former two-term Gov. Tony Knowles, a Democrat, in the general election.

2007 — Pressured lawmakers to get the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act passed, to build a natural gas pipeline to deliver 35 trillion cubic feet of North Slope natural gas to market.


Barack Obama

1979: Graduates from Punahou School, a coed college preparatory school in Honolulu.

1979-81: Attends Occidental College in southern California. ( seals his records)

1983: Graduates from Columbia University with a bachelor’s in political science. (seals his records)

1983-84: Works for Business International Corp., a publishing and advisory firm helping American businesses abroad. ( Laziest person in the office. People not sure what exactly he did all day)

1985: Moves to Chicago and works for nonprofit group involved in job training. ( takes credit for others works)

1988: Enrolls in law school.

February 1990: Elected first black president of Harvard Law Review.

Spring 1991: Graduates magna cum laude from Harvard. (seals his records)

Summer 1991: Moves back to Chicago as civil rights lawyer and teaches constitutional law at University of Chicago. (Actually, no. He was a lecturer. A position considered at the bottom of the ladder)

Oct. 18, 1992: Marries Michelle LaVaughn Robinson.

1993-96: Associate lawyer at Miner, Barnhill & Galland, representing community organizers, discrimination claims and voting rights cases.

1993-2004: Lecturer in constitutional law at University of Chicago.

1995: Publishes Dreams from My Father. Random House gives him a contract because of his success at Harvard. (Bill Ayers writes the book)

1996: Elected to Illinois Senate, representing 13th District in Chicago’s south side neighborhood of Hyde Park.

1999: Daughter Malia Ann is born.

2000: Makes unsuccessful bid for Democratic nomination to U.S. House of Representatives.

2001: Daughter Natasha, known as Sasha, is born.


March: Wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate with 52 percent of the vote.

July 27: Delivers keynote address at Democratic National Convention.

November: Elected to U.S. Senate, beating GOP commentator and former ambassador Alan Keyes. (Only because he was able to get every other democrat candidate  kicked off the ballet and illegally forces Jack Ryan’s divorce papers unsealed who was ahead in the polls drops out)

Spring 2005: Named one of the “world’s most influential people” by Time magazine. ( Well, of course they did. Its Time magazine after all. )

2006: Wins Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word album, Dreams from My Father. ( That Bill Ayers wrote)

Feb. 10, 2007: Announces his presidential candidacy at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., where Abraham Lincoln’s political career was born. (with the help of  thousands of cartoon characters, illegal campaign contributions, voter intimidation, and lies, Obama was able to “win” )

Remember the chart comparing Obama and Sarah side by side? Yeah…Sarah is the dumb one. Riiighhht…

Sarah Palin

Barack Obama

Office being sought Vice President President of the United States and Leader of the Free World
Full name Sarah Louise Heath Palin Barack Hussein Obama II
Nickname Sarah Barracuda Barry Obama; “The One”
Public opinion Smoking hot in a “naughty librarian” sort of way May be The Messiah
Age 44 48
Children 5: two sons, three daughters 2: two daughters
Religion/Church attendance Evangelical Christian;attends Juneau Christian Center when in Juneau and grew up attending Wasilla Assembly of God Attended Trinity United Church of Christ for 20 years, a “black liberation theology” church formerly led by Rev. Jeremiah Wright and governed according to the Black Value System
Current Job Governor of Alaska Junior Senator from Illinois
Previous Public Jobs Mayor of Wasilla , AK (1996-2002); President of Alaska Conference of Mayors;City Council member (1992-1996) State Senator (1997-2004);Community Organizer
Executive Experience Governor for 2 years;Mayor for 10 years None
Foreign Relations experience Governor of state that borders two foreign countries ( Canada and Russia ) Chaired Senate subcommittee on Europe but never called it into session;once gave a speech to 200,000 screaming Germans
Military Affairs experience Commander in Chief of Alaska National Guard;Son is enlisted Infantryman in U.S Army None
Private Sector Experience Sports reporter;Salmon fisherman Associate at civil rights law firm
Speaking ability Beautifully executed initial stump speech in Dayton , OH hockey arena without a teleprompter An enter…wait–did you say without a teleprompter??
Spouse’s name Todd Mitchell Palin Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama
Spouse’s occupation Salmon fisherman;Former North Slope production supervisor for BP Oil Vice President for Community and External Affairs at University of Chicago Hospitals;former Associate Dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago;former Executive Director for the Chicago office of Public Allies;

former20Assistant to the Mayor of Chicago;

former associate at Sidley Austin law firm

Reaction to spouse’s political success Quit 17-year BP oil job when BP became involved in natural gas pipeline negotiations with wife’s administration Promoted and given 160% pay raise by UofC hospitals within months of husband’s election to U.S. Senate;Employer received $1,000,000.00 federal earmark, requested by husband, after her promotion
Coolest thing about Spouse Tesoro Iron Dog Snowmobile race champion (longest snowmobile race in the world);In 2008, while defending his championship, was injured when he was thrown 70 feet from his machine. He was sent to the hospital but still finished in fourth place Sister of Oregon State University head basketball coach Craig Robinson
Most Courageous Moment in Public Service Resigned in protest from position of Ethics Commissioner of Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in order to expose legal violations and conflicts of interest of Alaska Republican leaders, including the former state Attorney General and the State GOP Chairman (who was also an Oil & Gas Commissioner), who was doing work for the party on public time and supplying a lobbyist with a sensitive e-mail. Gave an anti-Iraq war speech to a crowd of anti-Iraq war demonstrators in Hyde Park in 2002
In Current Office Because… Upset sitting Governor in GOP primary due to public support for her efforts to clean up corrupt government establishment Republican opponent, who was leading in the polls, was forced to leave race after unsealing of divorce records exposed a sex scandal
Theme: Change and Clean Government Hope and Change;”Bringing Change from Outside Washington ”
What they’ve done to live that theme: Replaced entire Board of Agriculture and Conservation because of conflict of interest;Resigned from position of Ethics Commissioner of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in order to expose corruption among members of own party Selected 36-year incumbent Senator as running mate
Family Affairs May have removed State Public Safety Commissioner as part of effort to protect sister in messy divorce and child custody battle Often says, “I am my brother’s keeper”;Brother lives in a hut in Nairobi on $12 per year
Union affiliation Union member, married to Union member Endorsed by a union
Iraq and Troop Support Formerly (pre-surge) critical of apparent lack of long-term strategy for Iraq ;Visited wounded U.S. soldiers in Germany ;visited AK National Guard soldiers deployed to Kuwait ;

Son deploying to Iraq on 9/11/08 as Army infantryman

Gave an anti-Iraq war speech to a crowd of anti-Iraq war demonstrators;almost visited wounded troops in Germany , but decided to go shopping in Berlin instead
Bipartisan/”maverick” credentials Married to a non-Republican;Exposed corruption within own party;Campaigned for Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell against corrupt GOP congressman Don Young;

Called out Sen Ted Stevens (R-AK) to “come clean” about financial dealings that are under fed investigation

Talks about bipartisanship
Legislative Record Passed a landmark ethics reform bill;Used veto to cut budgetary spending;Prevented “bridge to nowhere” that would have cost taxpayers $400 million dollars. Voted “present” over 100 times as IL state senator
How they dealt with corrupt individuals in home city/state Exposed legal violations and conflicts of interest of Alaska Republican leaders;Campaigned against corrupt GOP Representative;Ran against and defeated corrupt incumbent governor in GOP primary Launched political career in home of unrepentant domestic terrorist Bill Ayers (and still refers to him as a part of “mainstream Democratic Chicago”;Purchased home with help of convicted felon Tony Rezko
Guns Lifetime member of NRA and avid hunter;video can be found on YouTube of Palin firing an M4 at a military firing range Worked to pass legislation in Illinois that would prevent all law-abiding citizens from owning firearms
Earmarks Opposed “Bridge to Nowhere” project;Said Alaska should avoid relying on federal money for projects;Campaigned against porker Don Young (R-AK) in 2008 primary Secured federal earmarks for wife’s employer and for campaign bundlers
Abortion Pro life;gave birth to 5th child knowing that he would have Down’s syndrome Pro-choice;only IL state sen. to speak against the Born Alive Infant’s Protection Act, which required medical care to be given to live infants who survived abortions
Energy Believes energy independence is a matter of national security;For drilling in ANWR, which is in her state Says Americans should “get tune-ups” and “check tire pressure”;Says “we can’t expect the world to be okay with” our use of heating and air conditioning
Environment Chair of Alaska Conservation Commission (2003-4);Announced plans to create sub-cabinet group of advisors to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in AK Talks about the environment a lot
Athletic prowess Runs marathons Has reporters tailing him to the gym

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  1. nick said, on October 18, 2009 at 10:57 am

    Iif you were a student and this was your paper, you would recieve a failing grade for this paper. If you were writing a paper in nazi propaganda you would recieve a “C”.

  2. L said, on February 3, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    You’re an idiot. Unless this is a joke? In which case it’s not funny.

  3. Ian said, on March 22, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    This is very biased. If you want to help Palin’s image, fix that.

  4. YEAH said, on June 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    It’s called GOOGLE. You can easily look up all those stories and even videos from 2008. It wasn’t that long ago.

  5. todd said, on August 25, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    Uhhhh, isn’t Obama Commander and chief of the Free World, last time I checked.

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