Is Sarah Palin’s America Here?

2016 November 17
by bc3b

Several weeks ago Barack Obama admitted himself that “Sarah Palin is the one who started this.” But, few others have given Gov. Palin credit for her role in starting the populist/conservative movement, keeping it afloat after Barack Obama’s election in 2008 and her early endorsement of Donald Trump, which gave him credibility with many conservatives.

On January 20 Sarah Palin may have the last laugh.

There is one aspect of the Donald Trump victory that is not getting much press. the fact that it is yet another huge win for Sarah Palin over the media and culture.

In 2010 I wrote about how Sarah Palin (Along with Rush Limbaugh) was the big winner in the first big red wave:

CBS news pointed out Sarah Palin endorsed 43 house candidates of which 30 won while winning 7 of 12 Senate endorsed candidates. Senator Jim Demitt said “she’s done a lot of good for the Republican Party, and for our country.”

And Rush Limbaugh, having none of the spin of the majority of the Mainstream media on the 4th said: “If anybody is an obvious winner here, aside, of course, from me, it would be Palin.”

So to conservatives who are basking in the joy of a historic question I say to you : “Never forget that it is to Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin that you really owe these victories.”

Sarah Palin picked up the mantle of conservatism after the election of Barack Obama when everyone else was ready to give up. She helped deliver two big red waves and now 8 years after the news media, the media culture and the establishment GOP began laughing at her nonstop without grasping what she has been doing we have Donald Trump, who she endorsed in the White House, with a Republican house and a Republican senate and the prospect of her being the next Secretary of the Interior.

None of which the now celebrating GOP members got from the establishment.

So let me close by reminding my fellow conservatives who are still enjoying the media’s distress and the sight of special snowflakes showing how valueless their $50,000 a year educations are as they melt to pieces over the thought of our newfound power, of something they might have forgotten.

Never forget that it is to Sarah Palin that we owe these victories.

Hat tip: Dat Tech Guy Blog

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  1. 2016 November 17 7:16 am
    JBoz permalink

    A few points:

    1) Conservatism wasn’t “saved”…it was brought back from the brink of death, and has been given a temporary stay of execution. This is not the time for the touchdown dance. If Trump blows up, or if he capitulates to the GOPe, it’s over, done with, gone.

    2) Demographics are still against us long term, unless we forge some new constituencies and alliances. I’ve just about given up on blacks…big government favors them, and the Dems have been successful in creating a permanent dependency class. Hispanics are culturally salvageable. The 30% that voted for Trump gives me some hope. The Dems of course will continue to push their “brown is the new black” strategy. Closing the border, deportations, halting illegal voting, and spurring the economy in Latino communities will help. Get the illegals out, and the poor but legal Hispanics may experience an economic boom. My experience is that they are not afraid of hard work.

    3) SJWs and BLM tantrums actually help conservatism. Let ’em have their fun, and let the media show them for all their glory. Only helps to convert moderate Dems over, especially as the Democrat party continues it’s hard left turn.

    4) Draining the swamp will help if it’s done aggressively and the public is made to realize what has really been taking place. Especially important is shining a glaring light on how Wall Street bankers and the establishment elites and DC power brokers have colluded to enrich themselves at the expense of Joe Lunchbox.

    5) If the anti-Globalist movement spreads, it helps. America First benefits Americans…nothing wrong or racists about that. Common sense needs to prevail if conservatism is to hold it’s ground.

    6) Sarah Palin – still hot as hell. Maybe even hotter than 8 years ago, but then again I’m 8 years older, so…

  2. 2016 November 17 7:17 am
    justrand permalink

    excellent question…and the answer is it’s halfway here

    half the country subscribes to the Leftist philosophies spewed by our alleged “education” system, and the utter rot dished out by Ministry of Truth (aka the MSM)

    BUT, after 8 years of Obama bullshit, the half of American that ISN’T brainwashed now has the keys to the kingdom.

    But we only have 4 years (if that) to effect REAL change…because the Leftist forces WILL be back.

  3. 2016 November 17 7:35 am
    justrand permalink

    Good points, JBoz…especially point #2

    My big concern, however, remains the children…regardless of ethnic background. TWO generations have been brainwashed by a propaganda & brainwashing effort disguised as “education”. And not very well disguised either.

    Textbooks need to be re-written, Charter schools vastly expanded, and the Teacher’s (Soviet) Union BROKEN.

  4. 2016 November 17 7:36 am
    justrand permalink

  5. 2016 November 17 7:46 am
    justrand permalink

    Sometimes something is said so well it cannot be improved upon. This comment I just read may be one such time. In describing the hysteria being vomited forth by the media, and the sing-song chanting of “students” across the country “traumatized” by Trump’s win the author penned this:

    “These people spend all day in bubbles spraying each other with panic pheromones”

  6. 2016 November 17 7:56 am
    mulletover permalink

    Soros and his ilk must be neutralized. He is not stopping in his effort to destroy the US, and his dirty work is largely ignored. His attorney general project, local and district judges, and the radical elements (BLM, etc) are all insidious undercover type campaigns, but effective over the long term.

    His kid looks dumb as a brick, and the old Fokker is long in the tooth, but the Soros money will be against us for a long time.

  7. 2016 November 17 7:58 am

    NY Daily News circulation plummets 12%, post and times down 5-6%; NYDN app subs down 30%, Time app subs down, Post app subs actually slightly up. Newstand buys also down big for nydn and times.

  8. 2016 November 17 8:03 am

    Evil guns strike again.. grandma sends 3 to jail after break-in stopped by gun.

  9. 2016 November 17 8:06 am
    justrand permalink

  10. 2016 November 17 8:35 am
    bc3b permalink

    With illegal aliens being concentrated in a few huge states (Kalifornia, New York, Illinois and New Jersey) where they can illegally vote with impunity, it’s essential that the electoral college continues to be the means of deciding the presidency.

    Whites must be convinced that it’s no more racisssst for them to vote their self-interests than it is for blacks, Hispanics, Asians or any other group.

  11. 2016 November 17 8:36 am
    drdog09 permalink

    OP: This posting yet again reaffirms what I have been saying since 2008 — Palin for RNC Chair. She is uniquely qualified to shake up, purge, rebuild and manage a New Republican Party. Like no other.

  12. 2016 November 17 8:38 am
    bc3b permalink

    I would like to echo the author’s sentiment. The way the media destroyed Sarah Palin in 2008, it would have been very easy for her to walk away. Most people would have. She is kind of like the John the Baptist of the conservative/populist movement.

    If Trump can just pull it off and be a great president, we just may have a party that’s responsive to the American people.

  13. 2016 November 17 9:04 am
    drdog09 permalink


    Visions of this pop into my head —

  14. 2016 November 17 9:05 am

    On topic: Good bless Sarah. I think she is happy where she is…..of course if she would be put in some role that would drive Uniparty and PravdaUSA crazy that would be fun. God bless her.

    mullet you are right…..his name needs to be mentioned often and his dirty works pointed out. He is the epitome of evil.

  15. 2016 November 17 9:08 am
    justrand permalink

    drdog: “Palin for RNC Chair

    oh dear…the prospect of exploding Democrat and RINO heads is just too AWESOME to contemplate!! 🙂

    and the media??? Smelling salts all around!

  16. 2016 November 17 10:00 am
    justrand permalink

    There are a few FREAKOUTS I hadn’t seen.

    Man, these people are SICK! And they keep claiming Hillary was “the most qualified person EVAH!”

    Gimme a fu@kin’ break!

  17. 2016 November 17 10:04 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Photo montage of the cabinet/transition folks flying in and out of Trump Tower —

    Not a thing but negativity from the American press of course.

  18. 2016 November 17 10:08 am

    Haha….I just watched that Justrand…..and they are not even embarrassed…..amazing.

  19. 2016 November 17 10:10 am
    justrand permalink

    Drdog, the media is creating and then propagating it’s own narrative on the transition process.

    Wait…that’s what the media ALWAYS does.

  20. 2016 November 17 10:10 am
    drdog09 permalink


    Oh she was qualified alright — for an orange jumpsuit.

  21. 2016 November 17 10:14 am
    drdog09 permalink

  22. 2016 November 17 10:33 am
    justrand permalink

    Long…but please read EVERY word…and pass it along! Mark Steyn!

  23. 2016 November 17 10:37 am
    justrand permalink

    Drdog, according to the title of the article he didn’t “resign” he “resgined”… 🙂

  24. 2016 November 17 11:00 am
    mulletover permalink

    “Res-gined” according to my Webster means……..”.stepping on one’s dong so many times, it no longer hurts to lie about that or anything else.”

  25. 2016 November 17 11:04 am

    Justrand….many thanks….I did not know Mark Steyn had an online site! An absolute favorite of mine.

  26. 2016 November 17 11:10 am
    justrand permalink

    Thx for the update, mullet! 🙂

    Years and years ago a particular programming shop I was running had a particularly useless programmer who happened to be Vietnamese and happened to speak atrocious English. One day, Binh marched into my office and announced: “I goin resonate tomorrow“.

    I (somehow) kept a straight face, nodded sagely, and walked to my boss’ office and announced: “Tomorrow, Binh is either going to HUM or QUIT…it’s too soon to tell”

    The next day Binh did indeed quit…and a few minutes later the Vice-president in charge of my entire Division of the company called and asked my whether Binh “hummed or quit”. My boss had told his boss who told his boss…etc. 🙂

  27. 2016 November 17 11:10 am
    drdog09 permalink

  28. 2016 November 17 11:21 am
    drdog09 permalink

    ‘Hmmmm’ a few bars and I think I can Binh that tune!

  29. 2016 November 17 11:26 am
    justrand permalink

    I like his concept, drdog…talk to We the People directly through the NEW media, and bypass the entrenched Democrats POSING as journalists. Awesome!

  30. 2016 November 17 2:02 pm
    drdog09 permalink

    fight on,

    Let’m talk. We need to keep in mind this is the guy who coined “You’re Fired!”
    I fully expect some early causalities in the first quarter of a Trump cabinet.

  31. 2016 November 17 2:08 pm
    drdog09 permalink

    Not even president yet and already he has a company thinking of creating jobs here — — Apple

  32. 2016 November 17 3:43 pm
    President Paul permalink

    John Bolton, Top Contender For Secretary Of State, Calls For Regime Change In Iran

    “The only long-term solution is regime change in Tehran,” the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily on Thursday morning. “The ayatollahs are the principal threat to international peace and security in the Middle East.”
    The call for regime change is very much in line with past statements from Bolton, a hyper-hawkish Bush administration official who stands by the decision to invade Iraq in 2003. He has repeatedly urged the U.S. to help Israel bomb Iran or do it alone. Even as Iran was in the final stages of negotiating an international agreement that requires it to dramatically scale back its nuclear infrastructure, Bolton recommended a military attack.

  33. 2016 November 17 3:46 pm
    President Paul permalink

    btw-I doubt Romney is seriously in the running.

    Trump likes to be able to brag that his random opponents either came to his office either begging for money or begging to work for him.

  34. 2016 November 17 3:50 pm
    President Paul permalink

  35. 2016 November 17 4:18 pm

    31 – Not concerned atm, I think he’s ego feeding, it’s what he does sometimes.

    Trump: “So mitt I wanted to get your thoughts about SoS, I’ve been thinking about these 5 or 6 people…. what do you think of them, got any other suggestions?”
    Mitt : …bla bla bla bla bla bla
    Trump: “Well that’s fantastic advice, thanks for being a good sport and sharing it with me, I’ll be sure to take it under advisement, thanks for coming by.”
    /Mitt leaves
    /Trump rolls eyes and chuckles and looks at Ivanka
    Ivanka: “You think he knows you were BS’ing him?”
    Trump: “Probably, but he came didn’t he, and we got the photos we wanted him of doing such either way.”

    Considering putting Romney’s daughter in law up for RNC chair, a rumor earlier in the week, already strained believably but at least she seemed one of various state chairmen that was qualified, Romney as SoS… however I just don’t believe it.

  36. 2016 November 17 4:19 pm
    President Paul permalink

  37. 2016 November 17 4:21 pm

    32 – I didn’t even think of that.. hire him just to fire him…. that would be funny, though probably not what Trump is thinking, but it did make me chuckle.

  38. 2016 November 17 4:51 pm

    fight on……relax, IF it should happen there is a reason for it, Trump is smarter than all these assholes…..but it ain’t likely.

  39. 2016 November 17 4:51 pm

    38….who cares what the Enemy thinks?

  40. 2016 November 17 4:58 pm
    President Paul permalink

  41. 2016 November 17 4:59 pm

    Fight On – read the Mitt Romney part of this article, a more likely scenario for a guy like Romney to be involved in Making America Great Again! It’s also a good exercise in understanding what we are going to be up against.

  42. 2016 November 17 5:10 pm
    fight on permalink

    Ok I am down from the ledge. Thanks.

    I do have faith in Trump and his choices. I read this crap and am curious what others think.

  43. 2016 November 17 6:51 pm
    bc3b permalink

    Mr. Perpetual Motion: Trump planning victory tour of the states he carried:

  44. 2016 November 17 7:26 pm
    justrand permalink

    I’m one of only 28 people (legally) in the United States NOT rumored to be on Trump’s “list” for Secretary of State.

    I would be disappointed were it not for the fact that it is pretty obvious the whole “list” is Trump playing games with the media! :).

    Hey…maybe I am on the REAL list!

  45. 2016 November 17 10:04 pm
    President Paul permalink

    Gareth Porter ‏@GarethPorter Nov 16
    Source close to transition team on Bolton: “He’s a man whose time has passed.” Group now in control appears intent on keeping neocons out.


    Gareth Porter ‏@GarethPorter 2h2 hours ago
    Transition team may go thru motions re SecDef, but @SenatorSessions, early supporter who shares his views on NATO-Russia & ME, is safe bet.

  46. 2016 November 17 10:15 pm

    Where’s Eph?

  47. 2016 November 18 5:19 am
    drdog09 permalink

    I could see one position that Romney could fill — Fed Chair. Romney might be as close as you can get to being a finance maven without being a banker. It would be nice to see the revolving door of Sachs and friends cease.

  48. 2016 November 18 5:27 am
    drdog09 permalink

    Not even POTUS yet and Trump has his second and most significant win under his belt — — Ford folds on moving to Mexico. Guess a 35% tariff sort of busted the spreadsheet model. Could Michigan go red again at the midterms?

  49. 2016 November 18 5:29 am

    45 – I like it… hopefully a dozen or so events, and since the protestors will come out and make fools of themselves – probably getting violent we can point at them and laugh, while the media pretends it’s the president-elects fault somehow. LOL
    Bring it.

  50. 2016 November 18 5:31 am

    51 – As did the thought of the POTUS constantly at the bully pulpit actively and with cause sh1tting on your brand, no amount of BS advertising is gonna fix that. 🙂

  51. 2016 November 18 5:32 am

    50 – Exactly the reason for the thank-you tours…lol I can see it now “Oh you guys want to act like the campaign is still going on, well two can play that game.”

  52. 2016 November 18 5:33 am

    49 – I was thinking more likely if anything at some point thrown onto some trade envoy team.

  53. 2016 November 18 5:52 am
    drdog09 permalink

    55 — Like redrafting NAFTA? Not a bad call.

  54. 2016 November 18 5:56 am

    47 – And this mornings news is Session for AG again… the rumor mill is getting funny.

    Keith Ellison – Supposed leading contender for DNC chair full on 9-11 truther.
    OMG please put this guy in charge dems…do it! do it!

  55. 2016 November 18 6:11 am

    The guide, called the “Lesson Plan on the November 2016 Election,”
    informs teachers that “a racist and sexist man has become the president
    of our country by pandering to a huge racist and sexist base,” and
    suggests they teach children the same.

    In fact, the lesson plan urges teachers not to tell students that Hillary Clinton lost the election (original emphasis): “DO
    NOT: Tell them that we have LOST and that we have to accept this. We do
    not have to accept ANYTHING except that we must and will fight for
    justice against an unjust system and against unjust people.”

    We’re worried at times about what’s taught in the middle east, how about what’s taught at home.

  56. 2016 November 18 6:13 am

    56 – Yup that’s exactly what I was thinking.

  57. 2016 November 18 6:16 am

    “Trump has offered position of CIA director to US Rep Mike Pompeo and Pompeo has accepted -transition official”

  58. 2016 November 18 6:23 am

    re: 61 – Appears to be confirmed, or at the very least that’s what all the networks are saying, though I’ve yet see a campaign official on-air confirm it. Makes some sense though.

  59. 2016 November 18 7:07 am

    63 – Good news \ bad news; Good new for AG, Hope there is strong bench in AL for his replacement.

  60. 2016 November 18 7:19 am
    justrand permalink

    agree with KH…good to have Sessions as A/G, but we lose a powerful voice in the Senate

  61. 2016 November 18 7:19 am
    justrand permalink

    on another note…

    Obama continues to rant about “Fake news”, while on his “Obama is AWESOME” tour. After praising himself, again (and again), Obama took time out from patting himself on the back to decry the existence “Fake news” on the Internet.

    Pause and think about this for a moment.

    Is there “Fake news”? Yes. And some of it is pushed by the Mainstream Media (MSM). The NYTimes, for example, is infamous for printing stories they KNOW to be FALSE…then quietly retracting or correcting them days later. “Fake news”??? Yup.

    Further, much of what the media LABELS as “Fake news” turns out to be TRUE later on (see: John Edwards vs The Nat’l Enquirer)

    Lastly…who/what is going to the ARBITER of what is and is not “Fake news”??? Oh…The Ministry of Truth!

    Perfect…unless, of course, you read ‘1984’

  62. 2016 November 18 7:30 am

    66 – It’s such a joke the whole thing, there is almost more “fake news” on MSM sites then “fake news sites”. What this is really aimed at is the data is in on FB and twitter, during the election most clicked\engaged site was breitbart. This has them pissed.

    btw I noticed in one article yesterday about “fake news” this listed –
    “Fake news that Hillary Clinton sold weapons to terror group ISIS” – The only thing ‘fake’ about that is the word ‘sold’… the word should be ‘gave’, because while it was indirect it’s absolutely true.

  63. 2016 November 18 7:33 am

    66 – continued… it’s all about just coming up with ‘reasons’ to censor what people see, under the label that something is ‘fake’ – how about leave that to user, funny how they’ve never been worried about this before, it’s no different from thier BS to ban stuff as ‘racist’ etc when it’s not.

  64. 2016 November 18 7:34 am
    justrand permalink

    KH, I saw that labeling of the ISIS story, and you are 100% correct.

    Obama and Hillary fully intended to erect a full-fledged ‘Ministry of Truth’…they have already mentioned it. Obama called it “Truth Curators”. 👿

    naturally, all sites like Drudge and Breitbart would have immediately been silenced by the “Curators”.

    alas, poor Obama is gonna have to wait at least 4 years to erect his ‘Ministry of Truth’…but he and the Dems will NOT stop trying

  65. 2016 November 18 7:38 am

  66. 2016 November 18 7:55 am
    justrand permalink

    KH, I love the “Freak-Out Meter”…and it works in both directions!

    As shown it identifies GREAT choices…but it’s also the case that if the media DOESN’T freak out, then the choice is a horrible one.

    And obviously, if the media SUGGESTS someone because, you know, “harmony”, then that choice would be ABYSMAL!

    Trump appears to have it figured out so far.

  67. 2016 November 18 7:56 am
    justrand permalink

    Some pretty good tea-leaf reading going on here…I hope the author is correct

  68. 2016 November 18 7:58 am
    drdog09 permalink

  69. 2016 November 18 8:00 am

  70. 2016 November 18 8:17 am
    justrand permalink

    On Fridays Powerline posts articles from someone known as “Ammo Grrrll”…which are usually good, but this one is excellent! 🙂

    The article includes this sage observation (that the Democrats will ignore):
    “When Michael Moore is the voice of semi-sanity in your party – asserting that the white working-class “left-behinds” are NOT racist scum, as pilloried, but ignored and desperate – it is time to acknowledge that your rhetoric has run off the rails.”

  71. 2016 November 18 10:07 am

    Shining the light of Truth on the Climate Scam is something I have longed dreamed about. Trump seems to want to make that happen and so do others:

  72. 2016 November 18 10:56 am
    drdog09 permalink

  73. 2016 November 18 12:13 pm

    74 – Ironic given that he’s been totally in the pocket of…. large media\communication companies. So is going to stop helping them out left and right when it comes to insane copyright and IP related laws?

  74. 2016 November 18 1:48 pm
    justrand permalink

    Drdog, that rant in#77 was excellent…I moved it along the internet 🙂

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