February 11, 2013
I'm not ready to let go, I'm just not. It's hard for me to read the headlines: “End of the line for Sarah Palin;” “Sarah Palin's fall from media stardom;” “Saying farewell to Sarah Palin.” Saying farewell? Say it ain't so. I'm not being facetious in the least; I could listen in fascination to S.P. all day long. No one could make incoherence sound so plausible. I dug the whole Mamma Grizzly act, where you shoot elk during a snowstorm by day, and read the school board the riot act by night.
September 13, 2008
To the editor: One word sums up Gov. Sarah Palin's entry onto the national stage: Wow! Conservatives see her as a breath of fresh air, while liberals are stunned, as if hit by a taser gun; the Democratic elite and news anchors of T.V.'s "Big 3" (ABC, NBC and CBS), who are transparently "in the tank" for Obama, view Palin as a real political threat. Even Oprah, the TV queen, has refused to have Palin, the GOP nominee for vice president, on her show. Why? Hmmm. So much for the Fairness Doctrine, spearheaded by the liberals who want to silence conservative talk show hosts.
August 29, 2008
DENVER (AP) -- Republican John McCain shook up the presidential race with his surprise choice of little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate on Friday. Democrat Barack Obama, entering a crucial stage of the campaign fresh off his historic nominating convention, began a tour of battleground states. Obama left the convention city of Denver as the first black man to be nominated for president by a major political party. The 47-year-old Illinois senator won over the party faithful -- even some die-hard backers of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton -- but the broader electorate awaits.
September 2, 2008
Do you think John McCain's selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate was a good choice? Yes: 429 votes (62 percent) No: 261 votes (38 percent) Results as of Monday at 4 p.m. from votes received online.
October 25, 2008
A bus will leave Hagerstown on Tuesday to see Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin at Shippensburg (Pa.) University, said Lindi Baker, a volunteer for the Republican presidential ticket. The bus will leave Hagerstown at 11 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $25 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Baker said she expects about 65 tickets to be available, beginning Saturday. To reserve a ticket, call Baker at 301-842-3732.
August 12, 2010
Killings remind us why we're in Afghanistan To the editor: The senseless, cruel killing of the 10-member medical team in Afghanistan reminds us of the type of people the world is up against in the sinister Taliban. Maybe we needed a wake-up call. Hopefully not, as it was too dear a price to pay to strengthen our resolve to continue the fight. It seems with the economy foremost in our thoughts, we are waning in our resolve to continue the fight. Sometimes, we forget those in need and look inward instead of outward.
October 7, 2008
Former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich will speak at a Washington County rally for John McCain and Sarah Palin on Oct. 15. The Washington County Republican Club and the Washington County Republican Central Committee are co-sponsoring the rally, which will be at Dimensions Dining & Catering on Old National Pike outside Funkstown. Ehrlich, a Republican, is the Mid-Atlantic campaign chairman for McCain, the GOP candidate for president. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and the event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets cost $20 per person.
September 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former presidential candidate John McCain said Robert Ehrlich has his support in Maryland's Republican primary for governor. McCain expressed his support for the former governor in an interview Monday with The Associated Press after a meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy's Board of Visitors. McCain said he thinks Ehrlich is "a fine guy," and he said Ehrlich has his endorsement. Sarah Palin, who was McCain's running mate, has endorsed business investor Brian Murphy in today's GOP primary.
September 7, 2008
TRI-STATE - The hoopla and speeches of the Democratic and Republican conventions are over and the tickets set for the Nov. 4 presidential election pitting Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden against GOP nominee John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin. Polls show the race remains close, and while several people from the Tri-State area said they have picked sides, others still are weighing their presidential options. "So far, I haven't made up my mind. Normally I'm a Democrat, but I can't support Obama" and Biden, said JoAnn Slusher of Charles Town, W.Va.
September 6, 2008
TRI-STATE -- The hoopla and speeches of the Democratic and Republican conventions are over and the tickets set for the Nov. 4 presidential election pitting Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden against GOP nominee John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin. Polls show the race remains close, and while several people from the Tri-State area said they have picked sides, others still are weighing their presidential options. "So far, I haven't made up my mind. Normally I'm a Democrat, but I can't support Obama" and Biden, said JoAnn Slusher of Charles Town, W.Va.