Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Sarah Palin will not run for president.

Sarah Palin will not run for president.  She made the announcement in a letter to supporters Wednesday night.

Read Palin’s letter here:

October 5, 2011
Wasilla, Alaska
After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United States. As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.

My decision is based upon a review of what common sense Conservatives and Independents have accomplished, especially over the last year. I believe that at this time I can be more effective in a decisive role to help elect other true public servants to office – from the nation’s governors to Congressional seats and the Presidency. We need to continue to actively and aggressively help those who will stop the “fundamental transformation” of our nation and instead seek the restoration of our greatness, our goodness and our constitutional republic based on the rule of law.

From the bottom of my heart I thank those who have supported me and defended my record throughout the years, and encouraged me to run for President. Know that by working together we can bring this country back – and as I’ve always said, one doesn’t need a title to help do it.

I will continue driving the discussion for freedom and free markets, including in the race for President where our candidates must embrace immediate action toward energy independence through domestic resource developments of conventional energy sources, along with renewables. We must reduce tax burdens and onerous regulations that kill American industry, and our candidates must always push to minimize government to strengthen the economy and allow the private sector to create jobs.

Those will be our priorities so Americans can be confident that a smaller, smarter government that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people can better serve this most exceptional nation.
In the coming weeks I will help coordinate strategies to assist in replacing the President, re-taking the Senate, and maintaining the House.

Thank you again for all your support. Let’s unite to restore this country!

God bless America.
– Sarah Palin


  1. Tele, it was great supporting Palin with you over at Race. I've been away for the past week, for work, so I haven't been able to chime in.

    I still don't get it.

    I assume she's being honest about family...but who knows. All I know is that the race for 2012 is a lot less interesting and my involvement is now relegated to pulling a lever in a General election...oh I have a lot more time on my hands for other things. Take care...see you around the forums every now and again.


  2. Do the right thing Iowans! I believed that if the Iowans Caucus for Sarah and win as well as writing in her name in NH, SC and FL and win the early GOP Primaries, I like to think that this is the the 10.3 earthquakes she's referring too. It's a good start for a non-committed candidate and hopefully she'll reconsider on running. It also mean that "we the people" are serious on having her as our GOP candidate (and not the current field we have now) and not just lip-service.