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OK guys, I just picked up on something, yes its a stretch, but you have to agree it is one of the oddest coincidences out there.

I was just reading a post here on GLP about them rebuilding THE TEMPLE. In the post there was a exerpt from an article, when I clicked the link and began reading it, this is what it said.

‘Third Temple’ booster snags boldface names for Savannah parley
The Jewish Daily Forward
October 27, 2006

Along with sweet accents and sweeter food, this city is known for its graceful sweep of Spanish moss dangling from thick, gnarled trees old enough to have heard every story there is to tell.

This, however, may be a new one: An Israeli businesswoman living in nearby Bluffton, S.C., dreams of rebuilding the Third Temple in Jerusalem and causes a local stir by bringing a collection of Israeli officials to town for a conference on the future of the Jewish state.

The businesswoman, Orly Benny Davis, organized a three-day conference at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center this week, which attracted two local Republican congressmen; leading center and right-wing American Jewish commentators, and current and former Israeli officials, including senior Likudniks and other hawks.

Though the lineup boasted many speakers opposed to making concessions to the Palestinians, it included the Atlanta-based Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast of the United States, the Savannah Jewish Federation and the local chapter of Hadassah as co-sponsors, in addition to several groups associated with rightist positions on Israel, including the Zionist Organization of America, Christians’ Israel Public Action Committee and American Friends of Likud.

OK NOW! Yes Mark Sanford was a congressman for South Carolina, but was he a congressman in 2006?????

Link to article:
[link to 800poundgorilla.100webspace.net]

Link to GLP thread:
Thread: THEY ARE GOING TO TRY TO REBUILD THE TEMPLE

With all the stuff going on right now with them supposedly announcing they found the Ark, this all sits even more strangely together.
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Anyone know if the Governor's a Mason?

I detest Sorcha Faal's stuff, but if he's a Mason it might explain an aspect of the alleged trip to Winnipeg. At this point, I'm even doubting the Argentinian story.
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Sanford, Obama becoming pen pals

After rejection, governor sends president 2nd letter

By Robert Behre (Contact)
The Post and Courier
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Mark Sanford was unfazed by the president's rejection letter.

On Tuesday, South Carolina's Republican governor wrote back to President Barack Obama, again asking for permission to use about $700 million in stimulus dollars to pay down state debts. And he also asked the president to pull an attack ad off the air.

Sanford's critics again are accusing him of posturing toward a possible 2012 presidential bid rather than ensuring that state government is doing all it can to help the unemployed and others affected by the state budget crunch.

Less than 24 hours after Obama rejected Sanford's request for a waiver to use the stimulus money to pay off debt, Sanford again wrote the White House. He said he proposed using $577 million to pay off State School Facilities Bonds and Research University Infrastructure Bonds and using $125 million to pay down other state debts.

Sanford said those ideas fit the statutory requirements under the stimulus legislation. On Monday, Peter Orszag, director of the president's Office of Management and Budget, said Congress didn't authorize the president to waive requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

"I also await your response on pulling down the attack ads," Sanford wrote, referring to a Democratic National Committee ad that began airing Monday in Columbia.

Meanwhile, the debate has spread beyond South Carolina.

Exchange of letters
Letter from Gov. Mark Sanford to President Obama seeking a waiver to use federal stimulus money to pay down school bonds.(PDF)
[link to media.charleston.net]

Letter from Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag to Gov. Mark Sanford denying his request for a waiver. (PDF)
[link to media.charleston.net]

Letter from Gov. Mark Sanford to President Obama seeking a waiver for $700 in stimulus money. (PDF)
[link to media.charleston.net]

ColorOfChange.org, which bills itself as the nation's largest black online political organization, said its members have placed more than 800 calls to Sanford's office urging him to change his mind.

"It's obvious even to Republicans in South Carolina that this has nothing to do with what's best for the state, it's all about scoring political points," said the group's executive director, James Rucker.

Sanford press secretary Joel Sawyer said, "What we're hearing from real folks in South Carolina is overwhelmingly positive. I can't really speak to what out-of-state folks are doing in their efforts."

While only about 3 percent of those ColorOfChange calls originated from inside South Carolina, other Sanford opponents raised their voices, too.

South Carolina Democratic Chairwoman Carol Fowler, who supports the DNC's ad, joined a few Democratic lawmakers to say Sanford's political posturing is hurting state residents.

"The people in this state need economic relief, and they need it now, and they don't need him sending letters back and forth to the White House trying to find other ways to use that money other than helping with jobs," she said.

She noted that 52 mayors in the state have urged Sanford to reconsider, and that the $700 million at stake could help their cities from laying off police officers, fire fighters and others.

Sawyer called their criticism "schizophrenic."

He said last week that House Democrats were arguing against using one-time revenues in the state budget, "and now they seem to be in favor of it."

Dorchester County Democratic Party Chairman Steve Yeomans said he has been hearing bipartisan disbelief as to what's going on.

"I understand that Mark is a fiscal conservative, and that's fine. On the other hand, he has to realize these aren't normal times, and the economy needs to be stimulated," he said.

Berkeley County GOP Chairman Wade Arnette said he's heard a lot of division over the stimulus issue. On Tuesday, the state Senate Finance Committee opted to take control of the stimulus money if Sanford doesn't make spending decisions by April 3, The Associated Press reported.

Still, Arnette said he's inclined to give the governor the benefit of the doubt.

"I'm not sure I'm privileged to all the information I need to make that decision. I hope Mark (Sanford) is," Arnette said. "I know there is a big division on this, and I'd like to see it straighten out."

Reach Robert Behre at 937-5771 or rbehre@postandcourier.com.

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The fact that no one else was left in charge of SC is very troubling! He was out of the country... anything could have happened! HUGE STORY HERE!
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Nobody is running the US right now so what's the difference? Oh that's right, we have the international bankers who actually things so it dies not matter if we know where our elected officials are. They only give the illusion if being in control and the current prez isn't even attempting to act like he's in control or has any idea what in he'll he's doing.
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The fact that no one else was left in charge of SC is very troubling! He was out of the country... anything could have happened! HUGE STORY HERE!



Nobody is running the US right now so what's the difference?



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OK guys, I just picked up on something, yes its a stretch, but you have to agree it is one of the oddest coincidences out there.

I was just reading a post here on GLP about them rebuilding THE TEMPLE. In the post there was a exerpt from an article, when I clicked the link and began reading it, this is what it said.

‘Third Temple’ booster snags boldface names for Savannah parley
The Jewish Daily Forward
October 27, 2006

Along with sweet accents and sweeter food, this city is known for its graceful sweep of Spanish moss dangling from thick, gnarled trees old enough to have heard every story there is to tell.

This, however, may be a new one: An Israeli businesswoman living in nearby Bluffton, S.C., dreams of rebuilding the Third Temple in Jerusalem and causes a local stir by bringing a collection of Israeli officials to town for a conference on the future of the Jewish state.

The businesswoman, Orly Benny Davis, organized a three-day conference at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center this week, which attracted two local Republican congressmen; leading center and right-wing American Jewish commentators, and current and former Israeli officials, including senior Likudniks and other hawks.

Though the lineup boasted many speakers opposed to making concessions to the Palestinians, it included the Atlanta-based Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast of the United States, the Savannah Jewish Federation and the local chapter of Hadassah as co-sponsors, in addition to several groups associated with rightist positions on Israel, including the Zionist Organization of America, Christians’ Israel Public Action Committee and American Friends of Likud.

OK NOW! Yes Mark Sanford was a congressman for South Carolina, but was he a congressman in 2006?????

Link to article:
[link to 800poundgorilla.100webspace.net]

Link to GLP thread:
Thread: THEY ARE GOING TO TRY TO REBUILD THE TEMPLE

With all the stuff going on right now with them supposedly announcing they found the Ark, this all sits even more strangely together.
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Mark Sanford was elected as South Carolina’s 115th governor in 2002 and re-elected in 2006, becoming only the third two-term governor in modern state history.

For more info see link.
[link to 74.125.155.132]
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OK guys, I just picked up on something, yes its a stretch, but you have to agree it is one of the oddest coincidences out there.

I was just reading a post here on GLP about them rebuilding THE TEMPLE. In the post there was a exerpt from an article, when I clicked the link and began reading it, this is what it said.

‘Third Temple’ booster snags boldface names for Savannah parley
The Jewish Daily Forward
October 27, 2006

Along with sweet accents and sweeter food, this city is known for its graceful sweep of Spanish moss dangling from thick, gnarled trees old enough to have heard every story there is to tell.

This, however, may be a new one: An Israeli businesswoman living in nearby Bluffton, S.C., dreams of rebuilding the Third Temple in Jerusalem and causes a local stir by bringing a collection of Israeli officials to town for a conference on the future of the Jewish state.

The businesswoman, Orly Benny Davis, organized a three-day conference at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center this week, which attracted two local Republican congressmen; leading center and right-wing American Jewish commentators, and current and former Israeli officials, including senior Likudniks and other hawks.

Though the lineup boasted many speakers opposed to making concessions to the Palestinians, it included the Atlanta-based Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast of the United States, the Savannah Jewish Federation and the local chapter of Hadassah as co-sponsors, in addition to several groups associated with rightist positions on Israel, including the Zionist Organization of America, Christians’ Israel Public Action Committee and American Friends of Likud.

OK NOW! Yes Mark Sanford was a congressman for South Carolina, but was he a congressman in 2006?????

Link to article:
[link to 800poundgorilla.100webspace.net]

Link to GLP thread:
Thread: THEY ARE GOING TO TRY TO REBUILD THE TEMPLE

With all the stuff going on right now with them supposedly announcing they found the Ark, this all sits even more strangely together.


Mark Sanford was elected as South Carolina’s 115th governor in 2002 and re-elected in 2006, becoming only the third two-term governor in modern state history.

For more info see link.
[link to 74.125.155.132]
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So NOT a republican congressman in October of 2006 but Govenor?
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Sanford said he was alone on the trip. He declined to give any additional details about what he did other than to say he drove along the coastline.



Ubetcha just posted that he was on a cruise.
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I would guess A Brazilian/South American ladyboy/TV/TS convention and/or cruise.
If it's got tits you can tell yourself that really wasn't a cock you were working on out on the deck behind the forecastle last night.........lol
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Guys this whole situation is giving me the Heeby Jeebies!!! And that says alot, I look at GLP doom stories all day everyday, and THIS is the one that sends a chill down my spine. SOMETHING is really wrong about this all.
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He is aware that a nuclear war is imminent and has finalized his Amazon/Brazil go-to-estate. When he and his wife and kids go missing I would advise YOU to LEAVE AMERICA IMMEDIATELY.
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MOre fun facts...

Bilderberger, World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) attendee, MARK SANFORD:

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham and Mark Sanford attended World Economic Forum
Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2009
(Report prepared February 22, 2009)

www.christianlifeandliberty.net/2009-02-22-Lindsey-Graham-Mar​k-Sanford-attend-WEF-Davos-Switzerland.doc


SC Governor Mark Sanford attended the 2008 meeting of the Bilderberg group
Meeting of Globalist Elites Bilderberg group held in Chantilly, Virginia - June 5 through June 8, 2008
Flyer (two pages) formatted for distribution

www.christianlifeandliberty.net/Bilderberg-08-01.doc (Flyer)
[link to lefemineforlife.blogspot.com]



[link to www.christianlifeandliberty.net]
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Guys this whole situation is giving me the Heeby Jeebies!!! And that says alot, I look at GLP doom stories all day everyday, and THIS is the one that sends a chill down my spine. SOMETHING is really wrong about this all.



He is aware that a nuclear war is imminent and has finalized his Amazon/Brazil go-to-estate. When he and his wife and kids go missing I would advise YOU to LEAVE AMERICA IMMEDIATELY.

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We were discussing just that previously:



I keep looking at the news... waiting for Obama to come on... to tell us that we have had a national security threat somehow linked to the GOV and SC. I think this may get big!





One thing is for sure... this was no ordinary trip.
It was so important he couldn't tell any one where
he was. He risked his future political career on it.



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And also possibly risked his marriage!




Maybe the wife knew and wasn't talking...
or maybe she didn't know, but will understand
the importance of keeping it a secret.


Kinda reminds me of that Twilight Zone episode
where two rocket scientists secretly plot to
commandeer a space ship to save their families
from the planet's pending doom. They couldn't tell
their families until the last minute.



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MOre fun facts...

Bilderberger, World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) attendee, MARK SANFORD:

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham and Mark Sanford attended World Economic Forum
Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2009
(Report prepared February 22, 2009)

www.christianlifeandliberty.net/2009-02-22-Lindsey-Graham-Mar​k-Sanford-attend-WEF-Davos-Switzerland.doc


SC Governor Mark Sanford attended the 2008 meeting of the Bilderberg group
Meeting of Globalist Elites Bilderberg group held in Chantilly, Virginia - June 5 through June 8, 2008
Flyer (two pages) formatted for distribution

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Exactly what is the reasoning as to why the governor of a relatively small state is invited to Davos?
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Interesting...
-------------------------------------------------------
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The absolute true tale of the adventures of Gov. Mark Stanford, double-naught spy

By the time you read this, you may "know" where Governor Mark Sanford's been for the last week. I put the word, "know," in quotation marks because all you'll really have is the official explanation. It'll probably be something like he wandered off into the woods or he ran off to blow some guys in a restroom to prove his heterosexuality or he hung himself in some kind of compassionate act of Spermatazoan-American liberation--you know, the kind of thing we conservatives are apt to do in our free time.

But any such explanation would only be a cover story to hide the truth about what he's been up to. You see, Gov. Sanford has been on a secret mission.

It's rather obvious if you think about it? Why else would a good family man leave town for a week without telling his wife or kids where he was going, or even that he was gone. Indeed, his mission was so secret, he couldn't risk calling them, not even on Father's Day.

So what was he really doing? My sources say he was in a secret Twitter war room along with some of our greatest Keyboard Kommandos--people like Allahpundit, Erik Erikson, and Pete Hoekstra--demonstrating solidarity with the people of Iran as we eagerly await the order from America's greatest conservative leader, Benjamin Nethayahu, to bomb the shit out of them.

Godspeed, Gov. Sanford.


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I have heard rumors that he was in several countries trying to get support for the "Nation of South Carolina"....
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Anyone know if the Governor's a Mason?

I detest Sorcha Faal's stuff, but if he's a Mason it might explain an aspect of the alleged trip to Winnipeg. At this point, I'm even doubting the Argentinian story.
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who said he went to winnipeg? if that has been claimed. then yes he is a mason and yes he was in winnipeg as this is the site of the new temple.
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the AP showing some skepticism:

Sanford told The State he was alone on the trip to Argentina. He declined to give any additional details about what he did other than to say he drove along the coastline.

Trying to make such a drive could frustrate a weekend visitor to Argentina. In Buenos Aires, the Avenida Costanera is the only coastal road, and it's less than two miles long. Reaching coastal resorts to the south requires a drive of nearly four hours on an inland highway with views of endless cattle ranches. To the north is a river delta of islands reached only by boat.

TPM Reader GK concurs:

Know that the "coastline" in BA is completely featureless and incredibly boring -- it's on a slow-moving, broad river. When residents of BA "go to the beach" they drive many hours away to Mar del Plata, which is on the Atlantic coast (or they hop on a boat to Montevideo, Uruguay.) But right now it's in the low 50's during the day and the mid 30's at night on the coast.

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BA rocks, though!!

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U.S.Republican South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford Lauds Bill Clinton's Washington,D.C.Stock Fraud Money Launderer James Dale Davidson !

Read story at link.... very, very interesting read. Hmmmmm! Definite Doom Stuff!

[link to www.indymedia.org.nz]
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Anyone know if the Governor's a Mason?

I detest Sorcha Faal's stuff, but if he's a Mason it might explain an aspect of the alleged trip to Winnipeg. At this point, I'm even doubting the Argentinian story.


who said he went to winnipeg? if that has been claimed. then yes he is a mason and yes he was in winnipeg as this is the site of the new temple.

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New temple ?



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So now we're being told that he left from the Columbia Airport on Thursday night, but in the earlier story we were told that they lost contact with the his SUV just outside of Atlanta [when he turned off his cell phone]. They said they had the data from a cell phone tower! Did he drive to Atlanta, then turn around and drive back to Columbia? It's possible- especially if he lied to his staff about where he was going.
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So now we're being told that he left from the Columbia Airport on Thursday night, but in the earlier story we were told that they lost contact with the his SUV just outside of Atlanta [when he turned off his cell phone]. They said they had the data from a cell phone tower! Did he drive to Atlanta, then turn around and drive back to Columbia? It's possible- especially if he lied to his staff about where he was going.
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One thing is for sure... this was no ordinary trip.
It was so important he couldn't tell any one where
he was. He risked his future political career on it.

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Spot on.

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I wonder if Sanford has the required Inter-American driving permit necessary to drive or rent a car in Argentina.
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Anyone know if the Governor's a Mason?

I detest Sorcha Faal's stuff, but if he's a Mason it might explain an aspect of the alleged trip to Winnipeg. At this point, I'm even doubting the Argentinian story.


who said he went to winnipeg? if that has been claimed. then yes he is a mason and yes he was in winnipeg as this is the site of the new temple.




New temple ?



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The House of a Million Years...

New Temple:

[link to www.conspiracyarchive.com]

Old Temple:

[link to www.gov.mb.ca]

Any Mason that is truly in the know, knows of Winnipeg.
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nuke


Don't forget...




Gov Sanford live news conference in less than 30 minutes.

2PM ET

FOX will have it live... also heard it will be on MSNBC



nuke





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you know, Kurt Sonnenfeld, the FEMA 9/11 videographer living in exile since 2003, lives in...Argentina.

lol, just stirring the pot here
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[link to www.msnbc.msn.com]

PLUS THIS

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Big Trouble Coming...
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Sanford: From Bad to Worse

Update, 12:05 p.m ET.: South Carolina state Senate Democratic leader John C. Land III just issued a very strong statement regarding Sanford.

Said Land:

"The people of this state deserve complete honesty from Governor Sanford. The Governor's office misled the media, the Lt. Governor, and the people of South Carolina. Never in my 32 years as a state Senator have I witnessed a Governor and his staff act in a more dishonest, secretive, and bizarre manner. There is something very wrong here and serious questions need to be asked about the Governor's 6 day disappearance."
Update, 10:51 a.m. ET: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will hold a press conference at 2:00 p.m. today from his office in the statehouse in Columbia.

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The news -- first reported by the State newspaper -- that Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) had spent the last six days in Argentina not, as his staff had previously said, hiking the Appalachian Trail turns what was a bad story for the governor's future political prospects into an out-and-out public relations disaster.

"I don't know how this thing got blown out of proportion," said Sanford upon his return stateside, explaining that he had mentioned to his staff that he might be going hiking along the Appalachian Trail last Thursday before changing his mind at the last minute. Asked why his staff released a statement Monday night saying that he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, Sanford told the State: "I don't know."

Um, ok.

This latest turn in what can now only be described as a bizarre story creates far more questions than it answers. Among them:

* Why didn't Sanford check in with anyone during the five days he was "off the grid"? The Fix has been to Buenos Aires -- the Paris of South America -- and can attest to the fact that there are shops with e-mail terminals and international phones on nearly every corner. Why would Sanford not, at least, call his wife (and four boys) on Father's Day to let them know his whereabouts -- especially given that he was a nine-hour plane ride (or more) from home?

* Why did Sanford's staff insist on Monday that they knew where he was and had been in contact with him? A source within the South Carolina government said Monday that no one on Sanford's staff had spoken to the governor since last Thursday and they did not know where he was, and yet everything that came out of Sanford's office after the initial hubbub seemed to suggest that all was well. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer accused Sanford's staff of misleading him regarding the governor's location on Monday, a claim that now seems to be right.

* What did Sanford's office tell people like state Sen. Greg Ryberg and South Carolina Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom that convinced that duo to put out statements yesterday condemning the media coverage of the event as making much ado about nothing? And, how much blowback is there from Sanford defenders who now have, to put it nicely, egg on their face?

These are just a few of the questions that Sanford now must answer in the coming days. The fact that he disappeared for six days made for an interesting -- and somewhat odd -- story. The fact that -- whether willfully or accidentally -- Sanford's staff misled the public about his whereabouts is a major problem for a candidate considered almost certain to run for president in 2012.

"With the lack of judgment he's shown, Sanford is now seriously damaged goods," said one senior Republican strategist about the incident's impact on the South Carolina Governor's political future.

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COLUMBIA, SC – Governor Mark Sanford returned to work after disappearing over the weekend. Photographic evidence proves he was spending time with his Bigfoot lover.

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford sent the country into a panic this week by disappearing completely for several days. Aides to the Governor said he went hiking on the Appalachian Trail to clear his head after a tough legislative session. However, evidence confirms that the South Carolina Governor was engaging in an affair with his Sasquatch mistress.

This breaking news explains why it took Sanford’s aides 9 hours to respond to reporter questions about his whereabouts, and why he was clearing his head now over a legislative battle that happened three weeks prior.

Governor Sanford was seen frolicking in the woods with what his clearly his Sasquatch lover. Eye witnesses


THERE WAS SUPPosed to be a picture of him and bigFoot, but I could not post it.
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Even more interesting and relative to the worlds future.... his wife bought tampons last Thursday.
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Re: Gov Sanfords was in South America!
Big Trouble Coming...
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Sanford: From Bad to Worse

Update, 12:05 p.m ET.: South Carolina state Senate Democratic leader John C. Land III just issued a very strong statement regarding Sanford.

Said Land:

"The people of this state deserve complete honesty from Governor Sanford. The Governor's office misled the media, the Lt. Governor, and the people of South Carolina. Never in my 32 years as a state Senator have I witnessed a Governor and his staff act in a more dishonest, secretive, and bizarre manner. There is something very wrong here and serious questions need to be asked about the Governor's 6 day disappearance."
Update, 10:51 a.m. ET: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will hold a press conference at 2:00 p.m. today from his office in the statehouse in Columbia.

 Quoting: nc gal


I'm shocked. I didn't think the democrats had the piss & vinegar necessary for such a Rovian stunt. But then, I'm sure it's right up Rahmbo's alley.

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