Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Sarah Palin Speaks - words matter

Sarah Palin Speaks - excerpts from Sarah Palin's speech tonight!

"I had the privilege of living most of my life in a small town. I was just your average hockey mom, and signed up for the PTA because I wanted to make my kids' public education better. When I ran for city council, I didn't need focus groups and voter profiles because I knew those voters, and knew their families, too. Before I became governor of the great state of Alaska, I was mayor of my hometown. And since our opponents in this presidential election seem to look down on that experience, let me explain to them what the job involves. I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a 'community organizer,' except that you have actual responsibilities."

"I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment. And I've learned quickly, these past few days, that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone. But here's a little news flash for all those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion - I'm going to Washington to serve the people of this country."

"Our opponents say, again and again, that drilling will not solve all of America's energy problems - as if we all didn't know that already. But the fact that drilling won't solve every problem is no excuse to do nothing at all. Starting in January, in a McCain-Palin administration, we're going to lay more more nuclear plants...create jobs with clean coal...and move forward on solar, wind, geothermal, and other alternative sources. We need American energy resources, brought to you by American ingenuity, and produced by American workers."

"Here's how I look at the choice Americans face in this election. In politics, there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers. And then there are those, like John McCain, who use their careers to promote change."

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Mrs. Sidney said...

I loved her speech last night and I felt inspired. I really like how she talked about being in politics because she has a servant heart... isn't that why we are supposed to do anything we do in life? To serve our Lord and Heavenly Father.


~Robin said...

shs's got my vote!

Anonymous said...

I was very impressed with her and her speech. I think she and McCain will bring a great change to our economy.


Lylah said...

hi dear jenna - i agree! i love - the lipstick quote!

Dawn said...

I was so pumped listening to her! What a breath of fresh air she is.

She is beautiful, funny, witty, intelligent and STRONG! I think she will be a great leader of our country.

Lylah said...

dawn...i'm with ya woman! i'm soaring with hope for this nation...kinda like esther...for such a time as this.

thanks for stopping by.