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I must admit, Sarah Palin has confused me. She speaks with such certainty about her repeated, checkable falsehoods. Despite my headline, I can't tell if she is lying, if she is so stupid she doesn't know what is true, or if she is simply too lazy to check her facts. Probably all.

But there is one thing she keeps saying that is just starting to really make me mad, because she uses it to justify everything. And that is...milk prices.

Time and again, Palin has talked about how difficult it is for Americans, because of high milk prices.

Today  she used it  to slam FLOTUS about her effort to push for breast feeding. (never mind it is the healthiest thing for babies -- babies who need food are already born, so Repubs don't care about them anymore.)

But here is what is so outrageous -- milk prices have been in a free fall since January 2009. It is so bad that  dairy farmers are going out of business  Government agencies are  meeting  with dairy farmer to deal with the economic crisis.

Production has decreased (that's what happens when farms go out of business) and only now --  literally, now -- is there a recovery in prices.

So, maybe if Palin had a brain in her head, she could be railing against the closing of family farms because of low prices (a hard thing to tell consumers.) So instead, she just makes shit up.

Oh, and since she also talks about rising inflation (?), she should know that inflation is at historic -- and dangerous --  lows . (when asset values collapse or stay stagnant -- like home prices -- economic growth can be crippled.)

I so hate her. She is so stupid. And so dangerous.

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Comment Preferences

  •  Palin declared October 2007 as..... (3+ / 0-)
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    irishwitch, Kimball Cross, vets74

    "Breastfeeding Awareness Month" in Alaska when she was Governor.  Now she's mocking Michelle Obama for supporting breastfeeding.

    Palin forgets what she's said & done from one minute to the next.  She trips herself up every day in every way.
    Her milk joke was lame 2 years ago, it's just as lame today.

    •  Everything the Obama's do is wrong. (0+ / 0-)

      Everything. The failure of RWers to pick and choose the issues they want to contest with the administration is a sign of the sheer hatred and partisan spite that motivates them.

      For relevant sci-fi and fantasy, go to http://www.betty-cross-author.net/

      by Kimball Cross on Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 08:57:59 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

  •  This book burning quitter is so dumb (1+ / 0-)
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    irishwitch

    there's no describing it aside from humor.

    And after all the brilliant Yo Mamma jokes over the years, there's got to be Yo Palin jokes to match.

    Lame. Brain.

    •  Yo Palin... (2+ / 0-)
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      Tonedevil, irishwitch

      ...so dumb she studied for a drug test !

      ...so dumb she hears it's chilly, she gets a bowl.

      ...so dumb she tripped over a cordless phone!

      ...so dumb she bought a solar-powered flashlight!

      ...so dumb she thinks a quarterback is a refund!

      So dumb that her dumbness is abusive to anybody within ear shot.

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