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Members of 'Fringe' Alaskan Independence Party Say Palin Was a Member in 90s (New leftist attack)
ABC News ^ | 9/01/08 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 09/01/2008 5:26:49 PM PDT by buckeye12

The campaign of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., likes to herald the independence of its new running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Officials of the Alaskan Independence Party say that Palin was once so independent, she was once a member of their party, which, since the 1970s, has been pushing for a legal vote for Alaskans to decide whether or not residents of the 49th state can secede from the United States.

And while McCain's motto -- as seen in a new TV ad -- is "Country First," the AIP's motto is the exact opposite -- "Alaska First -- Alaska Always."

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; abc; aip; independentvote; palin; propoganda; sarahpalin; secession
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The hits are coming fast and hard....Sarah is really scaring the libs if they have all the media outlets doing their dirty work for them. All this does is show me that she is truly a conservative.

I looked over the rest of the platform for the AIP and kind of wished they had a chapter in Ohio

1 posted on 09/01/2008 5:26:50 PM PDT by buckeye12
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To: buckeye12

So?


2 posted on 09/01/2008 5:27:58 PM PDT by svcw (There is no plan B.)
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To: buckeye12

This is not a big deal. lol


3 posted on 09/01/2008 5:28:35 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: buckeye12

Like Obama belonging to that anti-American church for 20 years


4 posted on 09/01/2008 5:29:06 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: buckeye12

Sounds like another check in the plus column for Sarah!


5 posted on 09/01/2008 5:29:36 PM PDT by myrabach
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To: buckeye12
ABC sure seems to be leading the pack in the form of digging up anything they think might have "scandal" written on it.

These people make me sick!!

6 posted on 09/01/2008 5:29:45 PM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: buckeye12
So what...


7 posted on 09/01/2008 5:29:47 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Jeff Head; Petronski

The desperation is truly something to behold.


8 posted on 09/01/2008 5:30:15 PM PDT by Ultra Sonic 007 ("An American Carol", due October 3rd in theaters!)
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To: buckeye12

And her membership in the Independent party 10-15 years ago is bad because. . . . ? I know a lot of registered Independents (mostly leftist leaners who are ashamed to register democrat), and they’re not frightening at all.


9 posted on 09/01/2008 5:30:16 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: buckeye12

I have never seen the MSM go to the sewer for news the way they all have since Palin’s acceptance speech. They really have to be scared to go to such depths and sink so low.


10 posted on 09/01/2008 5:30:28 PM PDT by maeng
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To: buckeye12

Can I vote a straight Alaskan Independence Party ticket in Illinois? It won’t make a difference, anyway.


11 posted on 09/01/2008 5:30:54 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: buckeye12

Newbie, 08 Troll?


12 posted on 09/01/2008 5:31:12 PM PDT by Born In America (Affirmative action is no way to elect a President, now or ever....)
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To: buckeye12

The desperation of the Marxist libs is growing. All their crap-weasel attacks on her just bounce off. Even while Obama bit his radical tongue and denounced the filthy attacks, he has no worry that he has plenty of “useful idiots” that will continue the job of sleaze smears.

Expect nothing less from the filthy left, but filth.


13 posted on 09/01/2008 5:31:42 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: buckeye12; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Kuksool; Norman Bates; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

“Sarah is really scaring the libs if they have all the media outlets doing their dirty work for them.”

Ain’t it the truth? And if she had been a member of the AK Independence Party, SO F***ING WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 09/01/2008 5:31:47 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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To: uncbob

Shhhh we are not allowed to bring that up anymore


15 posted on 09/01/2008 5:31:55 PM PDT by italianquaker (Great choice Mccain in Sarah Palin)
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To: buckeye12

I like her even more now.


16 posted on 09/01/2008 5:32:17 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: buckeye12

It would be OK if she had been a communist, mind you.


17 posted on 09/01/2008 5:32:42 PM PDT by VOR78
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To: buckeye12

The Left is showing its desperation. The charges are coming thick and fast. None of them on their face amount to anything at all except for the conservatives’ tendency to take them as serious charges. They are becoming so various and petty that the whole weight of them will be a positive for Palin so long as she, and we do not get sucked into endlessly denying and refuting them or making excuses where nothing of substance is alleged.


18 posted on 09/01/2008 5:33:22 PM PDT by arthurus (Why in God's name are RamA lot of the reaction will not register oi├Čos and Compean still in prison?)
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To: unixfox
Yeah, next thing you know they'll be spreading stories about Obama being connected to subversives or...Oh wait!

Never mind!

19 posted on 09/01/2008 5:34:01 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: buckeye12

All Sane People Are Independent,not co-dependent.


20 posted on 09/01/2008 5:34:12 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes (In my day,Flunking gym was not an option , even for Stupid Kids!)
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To: buckeye12

The lefties are borrowing a page from the Carter/Mondale playbook. They’re trying to make Palin a scary, ultra-extemist type the same way Carter tried to portray Reagan as a warmonger and a loose cannon on deck.

The difference, of course, is that the media (pro and amateur) is a lot more sophisticated and omnipresent now than in 1980. That cuts both ways, though, and I think Palin has already handled the smears well, and will win over a lot of people with her convention speech.


21 posted on 09/01/2008 5:34:16 PM PDT by DemforBush (Palin! Palin! Palin!)
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To: buckeye12

Fifteen years ago she was in her late twenties? FGS, when I was that age, I was a liberal.

The left is throwing everything they have at her. She’s still standing.


22 posted on 09/01/2008 5:34:56 PM PDT by freespirited
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To: buckeye12

Fifteen years ago she was in her late twenties? FGS, when I was that age, I was a liberal.

The left is throwing everything they have at her. She’s still standing.


23 posted on 09/01/2008 5:34:57 PM PDT by freespirited
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To: Ultra Sonic 007; holdonnow

It’s like poop-tossing day down at the orangatan paddock.


24 posted on 09/01/2008 5:35:19 PM PDT by Petronski (The Vice Presidency is below Sarah Palin's paygrade.)
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To: freespirited

She says it’s not accurate to describe the party as secessionist — they just want a vote, she says, adding that the members of the AIP hold different opinions on what Alaska should be.


25 posted on 09/01/2008 5:36:30 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: arthurus
Memo from the conservative men of America to the Left: Get your hands off my girl. Now.
26 posted on 09/01/2008 5:36:39 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: buckeye12

What interests me in all this is not what they are finding, since they aren’t finding anything, but the fact that they are trying so hard just to find *something*.

The press, as I sometimes like to point out, isn’t biased toward the DNC, the press “is” the DNC.

So watching them scurry and scratch and claw doesn’t surprise me, the nastiness of it doesn’t surprise me, its who they are. I smell fear. Their candidate is melting away right in front of them.

What would they have to find for it to be a deal-breaker for me? I don’t know, that Palin had met secretly with the Viet Cong, maybe? Or that she had drowned her lover. Or that an amazing number of her associates had died strange deaths. That might worry me. But to discover that her husband drank beer when he was a kid, no, thats not going to do it.


27 posted on 09/01/2008 5:36:52 PM PDT by marron
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To: buckeye12

Will there be anything left to uncover tomorrow? My word they’re blowing their wad and none so far of any consequence. They are really really scared!


28 posted on 09/01/2008 5:37:29 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE
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To: buckeye12

A new slogan: “MSM in the septic tank for Obama”


29 posted on 09/01/2008 5:37:46 PM PDT by maeng
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To: buckeye12

yawn...


30 posted on 09/01/2008 5:37:56 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: buckeye12

Big deal! I was less than enlightened in my younger days. I voted in the ‘88 primary for Al Haig and then in ‘92 for Pat Buchanan (I’m still ashamed of that one.)


31 posted on 09/01/2008 5:38:09 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: buckeye12

When I lived in Alaska, there was one of these goofy parties who used to “raffle off” the same airplane year after year after year. They would just paint it a different color each year. The damn thing never left the place in town where they had it parked. I wonder if it was these asshats.


32 posted on 09/01/2008 5:38:32 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Go get 'em Sarah!!!! America has your back!)
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To: buckeye12

lets see the USSR funded such seperatist movements.

See Russia/Georgia today.

As for Alaska seperatist. Key West has the same goofy type of movement.


33 posted on 09/01/2008 5:38:35 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Born In America

I could have no posted it here, that way it could get shopped around to media outlets without anyone questioning its authenticity, or merit (like we do here).

But hey since I’m a newbie, I’ll stop trying to help


34 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:00 PM PDT by buckeye12
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To: maeng
“MSM in the septic tank for Obama”

Yep.

35 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:02 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: marron
And.... Psst - she has a dead bear, and dead crab in her Anchorage office.... Obviously, she is a real troublemaker!

36 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:13 PM PDT by BigEdLB (BigEd)
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To: buckeye12
"I looked over the rest of the platform for the AIP and kind of wished they had a chapter in Ohio"

Yeah, and one here in Virginia too. I wish we had a government and governor and legislature and Senators and more House Reps in Virginia and representing Virginia that were Virginia first instead of Democrats first and taxes first and themselves and their power first...

This group is probably why Alaska is prospering and productive and takes care of it's own...unlike my birth state of Michigan and my suffering childhood friends that have watched it circle the drain these past several years.

37 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:13 PM PDT by KriegerGeist (Lifetime member of the "Christian-Radical-Right-Wing-Kook-Factor")
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To: buckeye12
This is sooooo nothing.

The Ronald Reagan didn't switch parties until 1962, he was 51!

38 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:25 PM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: buckeye12

meant to type “not”...ooops


39 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:28 PM PDT by buckeye12
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To: buckeye12
Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment
Obama: “If they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.”

40 posted on 09/01/2008 5:39:49 PM PDT by narses (...the spirit of Trent is abroad once more.)
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To: buckeye12

Wasn’t Reagan a democrat?


41 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:02 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: LikeLight

“MSM - IN THE SEPTIC TANK FOR OBAMA” - Would be great for a bumper sticker!


42 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:08 PM PDT by maeng
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To: buckeye12

ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz


43 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:09 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Palin is more qualified than Obama.)
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To: buckeye12
Officials of the Alaskan Independence Party say that Palin was once so independent, she was once a member of their party, which, since the 1970s, has been pushing for a legal vote for Alaskans to decide whether or not residents of the 49th state can secede from the United States.

Oh my gosh, this is the "scandal" that they've managed to conjure up?! This, while the DemonRats' candidate was a member of Reverend G-D-America's congregation for 20 years in good standing, has a great relationship with a known terrorist, wants to negotiate directly with Iran (which is EXACTLY the same as negotiating with Hezbollah and a dozen other psychopath terrorist groups), and never has anything good to say about America (his lead rant is always a negative "America is not the country it could be"; notice his constant Freudian slip of distancing himself from America at every turn, never "us" or "we", but always "the country" and "it").

44 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:10 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberals: can't live with them, can't ship them to Syria.)
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To: BigEdLB

LOL, what bear. I don’t see no bear.


45 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:14 PM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: uncbob
Like Obama belonging to that anti-American church for 20 years

To this day I still don't understand why this isn't a very big deal.
Someone campaigning to be President of the United States was a member for 20 years in the black equivalence to a White Identity Aryan 'church'. Where are the 1/2 hour expose' that describes this brand of vile, racist, and blasphemous, theology? IF someone running for President was a member of this group for 20 years, and considered one of its leading proponents to be a mentor, and 'uncle' - you'd think it would get ample airing...

But I suppose not. Its more important to get a detail airing of all of the Palin's family's stumbles, and lack of perfection...
Thanks useless Media (just confirming the well-known fact that they are a wholly owned subsidiary of the DNC).

46 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:37 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: buckeye12
Here's a headline I'd like to see:

Members of Fringe Communist Party Claim Obama Is a Member; Muslims Claim Him, Too

47 posted on 09/01/2008 5:40:39 PM PDT by Defiant (The Obamessiah creed: There was a pedophile named Mohammed, and Obama is his messenger.)
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To: buckeye12

That’s it?
This is what they are resorting to?
Sarah Palin was once a part of a political party in Alaska whose motto was ‘Alaska first’ and this is supposed to be a big story? This is beyond pathetic, even for the media’s standards.

I think we can officially say Gov. Palin has caused the mainstream media in this country to finally and spectacularly jump the shark.


48 posted on 09/01/2008 5:41:09 PM PDT by frankiep (Every socialist is a disguised dictator - Ludwig von Mises)
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To: freekitty
Wasn’t Reagan a democrat?

See my post #38.

49 posted on 09/01/2008 5:41:15 PM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: Lurking in Kansas

Look again - the head is on the right side of the picture


50 posted on 09/01/2008 5:41:39 PM PDT by BigEdLB (BigEd)
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