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this world is made of citizens who deserve politics that will speak to their aspirations. let me assure you, ronald reagan did not win 49 states by telling people he had eight. goal objection to helping their families. lastly, never lose sight of the difference between the political left and right in this country. they think to struggle and the poor is to be so weak that you can never rise as individuals. they argue that government has to build a web of collectivism and dependency around people that america has to raffled racial agenda identity around someone to recognize them. we think that there is nothing a man or woman can not do if we give them the freedom to rise on their own. [applause]
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we have always known that a child that has difficulty reading can one day grow into a great surgeon. who waits tables can raise a son to be a senator named marco rubio. works 16 hourwho and is asouth carolina single-parent can send a son on the path to be a senator. think individuals are weak. we know individuals are strong. what we believe works. .ere is a lot of stuff going on
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i heard one lady answer another one, saying, "there are a bunch of conservatives down their." there." guilty as charged. this conference is not just a collection of conservatives -- it is a gathering of men and women who have seen the american dream work magic in our own lives. our cause around these simple principles -- people are strong, they deserve our concern. and our values are big and spacious enough to work for all .f us and not just some of us not only will we earn power again, we will deserve power again. and may gods you
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bless america. thank you so much. [applause] ♪
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>> i am truly honored to stand with you today to introduce our next speaker. honestly i am a little nervous. for those of you who know me i am usually in the back making things run. i am never out front and i am never under the light. this opportunity is really special. my name is the nasa and i am with the national rifle
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association. -- my name is vannessa and i am with the national rifle association. i feel like i represent many of you here today. i was in college a few short years ago with plans to change the world through public service. you are here because you have that same passion and drive. sight.lose remember why you came to cpac. stay inspired. bitious. next things up like our speaker. she is a strong feminist leader -- feminine leader. she stands for god, country, and freedom. there is a cultural authenticity
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that is unique to her. she breaks the mold and it scares her opponents. she gets key common sense conservatives elected into office. as a pioneer, patriot, wife, and mom. she is an outdoor enthusiast and wraps it all together with an undeniable charm and confidence. ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming sarah palin. [applause] >> as all of you know i am not
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remotely: of to be sarah palin. enough tootely cool be sarah palin. but i could not resist this moment to come out and say a word about my friend governor sarah palin. wants us toam media shut up. the mainstream media once conservatives to accept defeat. -- wants conservatives to us defeat.t and they are absolutely convinced that women cannot be conservatives. and if they are they especially cannot shoot really big guns and hunt grizzly bears. whyme tell you that is
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sarah palin drives the mainstream media bat-crap crazy. it shakes up their entire world view and she can pick winners. sarah palin jumped in early and supported rand paul. marco rubio. tim scott.ed pat to me.ed supported niki haley. this last election cycle there were three republicans who won the new seats.
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she supported all three of us. [applause] me tell you something, i would not be in the u.s. senate today if it were not for governor sarah palin. [applause] she is fearless, she is led, she is courageous, and she is a mama grizzly. i give you sarah palin. ♪ [applause] >> thank you so much.
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thank you. the senator is a keynote speaker and he would lower himself to doing introductions for a hockey mom. i am so honored. thank you. we need more americans like ted cruz. coming from texas, ted cruz comes to town, chews barbed wire, and spits out rust. that is what we need. i was just thinking how much i like texans. they do not mess around with our second amendment rights. stuff coming lately from the white house to take away the good guy's freedom and
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the right to protect ourselves with the most naive notion that the bad guys, who ignore the laws, will all the sudden followed new laws. it is not about the bad guys. it is all about the lead. that shot of metal did the crime. thehat chunk of metal did crime. background checks to learn about a person's intentions? the idea should have started with yours. [applause] it is great to be back at cpac. it feels like coming home even
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though it is only my second time here. those liberalstop media folks to write their annual conservative stories. how many of you guys are here? raise your hands. be proud. allowed,ced -- you are we are used to it. used tore loud, we are it. we would never dream of making you wait outside. we can come here for an adult conversation about the future of our country and heaven knows we need this. so much of what passes for natural conversation these days is anything but. obama?er no-drama- obama.'s all-drama-
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we do not have leadership coming out of washington, we have reality television. [applause] except it is really bad reality tv and the american people tune out a long time ago. entertainment tv is a good description of what is going on in dc because more than ever it feels like a put on. every event feels calculated to fool us. every speech feels like a con. ,ashington politicians committees of both parties have a bad habit of focusing on the process of politics rather than the purpose of politics, which is to lead and concerts. even our guys in the gop to often have a habit of reading their stage direction. especially these days. scripted, tog too
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calculate it. they talk about rebuilding the party. how about rebuilding the middle class? [applause] about re-branding the gop instead of restoring the trust of the american people. we cannot just ignore that we lost a big election. we came in second out of two. we need to figure out our job. what will we do next? as we go about that listen to what the speakers have to say. let us be clear on one thing, we are not here to read brand the
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party we are here to rebuild the country. -- to re-brand party. we are here to rebuild the country. [applause] dedicatet here to ourselves to new talking points coming from d.c. we are not here to put a fresh coat of rhetorical paint on our party. we are not here to abandon our principles in a contest of government giveaways. that is a game we will never ever win. we are here to restore america and the rest is just making noise. job presidenthe obama does today. -- he isered considered a good politician which is like saying during the may off was a good salesmen -- bernie maydoff was a good salesman.
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heartland ofthe america -- i have news for the political class in washington. while they are busy worrying about their own political future things are bad out here. nearly 8% unemployment rate doesn't even begin to capture how bad things are. even the dismal rates announced of one. % economic growth -- of 1 economic growth -- they are working more than last less.kings more fromfor job creators are being punished. how does punishing job creators create more jobs? upcosts nearly $100 to fuel
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your truck. it costs tens of thousands of dollars to send your child to college. the price of a case of diapers these costs have impacts on the american family budget. while middle-class americans are breaking their budget the democrat-controlled senate refuses to pass a budget. ago?any trillions in debt all in violation of article one section 9 of our u.s. constitution. no budget for four years? [applause] no budget for four years is not just bureaucratic bumbling. -- that is government refusing to declare what it intends to do with


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