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Alaska Party Official Says Palin Was Not a Member
NYT (Slimes) ^ | 8/2/2008

Posted on 09/03/2008 7:30:43 AM PDT by GVnana

September 2, 2008, 10:32 pm Alaska Party Official Says Palin Was Not a Member By The New York Times

The chairwoman of an Alaskan political party that advocates a vote on the state’s secession from the union said Tuesday that she had been mistaken when she said Gov. Sarah Palin was a member of the group.

A front-page story in The New York Times on Tuesday and articles in other news media reported that Ms. Palin was a member of the Alaska Independence Party for two years in the 1990’s.

The information in the Times article was based on a statement issued Monday night by Lynette Clark, the party’s chairwoman, who said that Ms. Palin joined the party in 1994 and in 1996 changed her registration to Republican. On Tuesday night, Ms. Clark said that her initial statement was incorrect and had been based on erroneous information provided by another member of the party whom she declined to identify.

The McCain campaign also disputed the Times report, saying that Ms. Palin had been registered consistently as a Republican. After checking the party’s archives, Ms. Clark said that she could find no documentation that Governor Palin had been a member of the party. She said Ms. Palin attended the party’s 1994 and 2006 conventions and provided a video-taped address as governor to the 2008 convention. Ms. Clark said that Ms. Palin’s husband, Todd, was a former member of the party.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008electionbias; dnctalkingpoints; fakebutaccurate; jasonblairsyndrome; lyingliars; nytimesbias; palin; personaldestruction; propagandawingofdnc; smearcampaign; stalinisttactics; waronerror; yellowjournalism; zogbyism
Lynette Clark seems to like seeing her name in print.
1 posted on 09/03/2008 7:30:44 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: GVnana

I’m glad this turned out to be false. I was beginning to think McCain hadn’t been as thorough in vetting her as he should.


2 posted on 09/03/2008 7:33:46 AM PDT by Dick Holmes
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To: GVnana

And yet another false claim goes down in flames. Surely independent women are noticing this. Here’s hoping.


3 posted on 09/03/2008 7:33:52 AM PDT by Reaganesque
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To: GVnana

Probably the most attention this political party has gotten outside the State of Alaska.


4 posted on 09/03/2008 7:34:54 AM PDT by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: GVnana
It doesn't matter how many times something is denied because there will be more than a few who will want to believe the lies no matter how much evidence to the contrary there is. Once something is said, nothing can take it back. It's an ol’ attorney trick of saying something in court without any basis or revelance. A judge can ask the jury to disregard the comment but he can't make them forget it.
5 posted on 09/03/2008 7:37:55 AM PDT by itsthejourney
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To: GVnana

Yeah that’s really great since the NYT has already done the dirty work of the left-wing blogosphere.

Good job you frickin tools!


6 posted on 09/03/2008 7:38:39 AM PDT by Tempest (I'm a Christian. Before I am a conservative.)
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To: GVnana
It wouldn't matter to me if Mrs. Palin was a member of the Alaska Party for two years in the 1990s, 10 years, or if she were a member even now. I wouldn't give a rip if she had openly advocated a vote for secession. I would rather appreciate her the more. That in no way means that I am anti-Union. It means I am for almost anything to stir the states to insisting upon their 10th Amendment prerogatives.
7 posted on 09/03/2008 7:39:20 AM PDT by John Leland 1789
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To: GVnana
The damage has been done and the media is still getting mileage on the bogus story. The rebuttal was printed yesterday, but apparently the word has not reached other media, or they just don't care about the truth.
8 posted on 09/03/2008 7:40:53 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: All

Break the lie on the front page. Correct the record on the blog page. How fair.........


9 posted on 09/03/2008 7:40:56 AM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedy's float, Mary Jo's don't!)
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To: Dick Holmes
I’m glad this turned out to be false. I was beginning to think McCain hadn’t been as thorough in vetting her as he should.

The goal of the Democrats' smear machine was to instill that fear in us.

10 posted on 09/03/2008 7:41:14 AM PDT by syriacus (FIRST check out the Alaska state webpages. THEN tell me that governing Alaska is easy.)
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To: GVnana

When it comes of filthy, lying liberals -—

MISTAKEN = we got caught LYING AND SMEARING again.

POS liberals.


11 posted on 09/03/2008 7:42:11 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: GVnana

I’ll go on record as saying that I favor Virginia’s secession from the union. We did it once, and we can do it again.


12 posted on 09/03/2008 7:42:19 AM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: John Leland 1789

And yet Barack Obama’s association and major finacial support of a black seperatist church with rabid sermons about AmeriKKKa is “off limits” in the press as is his political association with a domestic terrorist who bombed the Pentagon, supported the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam war (a crime of treason as defined in the Constitution), and targeted police for violence.

The slimey media had BETTER be discussed in text books the way “McCarthyism” is in our public schools.


13 posted on 09/03/2008 7:42:51 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: Dick Holmes
"I’m glad this turned out to be false. I was beginning to think McCain hadn’t been as thorough in vetting her as he should."

Explain to me why it matters at all whether she was a member of a party other than Republican at some time in the past. She's a Republican now, and she was a Republican when she ran for governor. Lots of people have changed parties (or belonged to NO party) at some time or another.

14 posted on 09/03/2008 7:44:08 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog ( The Hog of Steel)
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To: Dick Holmes
[ I’m glad this turned out to be false. I was beginning to think McCain hadn’t been as thorough in vetting her as he should. ]

Not a word about the fact Alaska has two republican partys.. The regulars and the RINOs(moderates).. Alaska also has a democrat party.. Alaska is pretty much republican territory.. The democrats there, as in most places, are the lazy uninformed clueless like every where else.. mostly inhabiting Anchorage..

15 posted on 09/03/2008 7:44:57 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: GVnana

No doubt the unnamed “Other member of the Party” is actually named Lucy Ramirez-you know the good friend of Bill Burkett!


16 posted on 09/03/2008 7:45:57 AM PDT by texasmountainman (A big thanks to our troops for their great victory in the Anbar Province.)
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To: hosepipe

I wouldn’t pay much attention to the front page (or any page) of hte New YOrk Times. This is hte newspaper that put an excerpr on the front page of some “book”) by trash writer Kitty Kelley that claimed that Nancy Reagan had a long-term affair at the White House with Frank Sinatra. This is the newspaper that put an interview with domestic terrorist William Ayers (in which he said he didn’t do enough) on the front page on September 11, 2001.


17 posted on 09/03/2008 7:48:13 AM PDT by laconic
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To: EagleUSA

This is exactly analogous to how the media treated Richard Nixon in 1952, and you can see the relationship that he had with the media for the rest of his career.

This is war.

Andrea Mitchell was repulsive with Joe Lieberman after his speech last night.


18 posted on 09/03/2008 7:52:31 AM PDT by mwl8787
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To: laconic

..and it’s also the newspaper that apparently had 30,000 subscriptions cancelled in a single day. The real kicker will be when the New York Post is named the new “paper of record” because only 17 people are reading the Slimes


19 posted on 09/03/2008 7:55:06 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: Wonder Warthog
"I'm an Alaskan, not an American. I've got no use for America or her damned institutions". —Joe Vogler, founder, Alaskan Independence Party" That's why. I'm glad she was never a member of this party. Her husband was, though. That might still be a problem.

Put it this way. If Michelle Obama were a longtime member of a damn-America party I think we would be objecting, a little bit.

20 posted on 09/03/2008 7:57:18 AM PDT by Dick Holmes
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To: GVnana

once again, i made myself sick by reading the comments on the article (times blog)

these people are sick, savage was right about that

“liberalism is a mental disorder”


21 posted on 09/03/2008 8:02:23 AM PDT by machogirl
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To: GVnana
Folks, we all need to practice a little more critical thinking.

This story was bogus from the start. It was invented by a blogger from the DailyKOS and the Obama campaign.

Time to realize the true source of this stuff-- and then ATTACK!!!

Anyone sending their ire to the New York Times today?

22 posted on 09/03/2008 8:02:49 AM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: Dick Holmes

Whatever happened to requiring two sources on record before reporting a story???


23 posted on 09/03/2008 8:03:11 AM PDT by LetsRok
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To: LetsRok

that’s only if the story hurts dems
repubs, don’t need to source, run with the blog rumors


24 posted on 09/03/2008 8:05:18 AM PDT by machogirl
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To: Dick Holmes

>>I’m glad this turned out to be false. I was beginning to think McCain hadn’t been as thorough in vetting her as he should.<<

Oh ye of little faith.

Trust me, a LOT of ‘em are going to be false or irrelevant. This kind of stuff was expected.


25 posted on 09/03/2008 8:09:19 AM PDT by RobRoy (This is comical)
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To: GVnana

Definitely Clark seeing a chance for her 15 minutes...was this correction printed on the front page of the NYT like the original story was? I wouldn’t be surprised if Clark made the entire story up out of whole cloth.


26 posted on 09/03/2008 8:14:00 AM PDT by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: GVnana

How convenient a lie.


27 posted on 09/03/2008 8:18:15 AM PDT by Carley
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To: GVnana

Yet, the KOS Morons keep repeating the NYTimes lie, OVER AND OVER. And the media picks it up, all over again, because they can’t do original work anymore.

It’s how Democrat smears work.


28 posted on 09/03/2008 8:21:13 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Beware Of False Prophets/ME-ssiahs Selling Hopium....)
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To: 3AngelaD
was this correction printed on the front page of the NYT like the original story was?

Are you kidding? Ethics at the New York Times?

Nope. It was buried in a blog page.

Behold the quality of journalism in America today, and think about that whenever you read their work.

29 posted on 09/03/2008 8:30:39 AM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: GVnana

The Times, along with the rest of the liberal media, is engaging in a powerplay to trash Sarah Palin. That’s enough for me. It’s all-out war on the liberal media now.


30 posted on 09/03/2008 8:38:33 AM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: GVnana

Have they printed their retraction on famine in the Ukraine?


31 posted on 09/03/2008 8:40:06 AM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: LetsRok

With John Edwards little bastard they had to hold off on covering the story until he himself admitted he’d committed adultery. And even then the “mistake” was blamed on one of his staffers.


32 posted on 09/03/2008 9:33:55 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: GVnana
Is this on the front page above the fold?
33 posted on 09/03/2008 9:37:03 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Deb

Are you dreaming?


34 posted on 09/03/2008 9:41:30 AM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: Wonder Warthog
Lots of people have changed parties (or belonged to NO party) at some time or another.

Every American was party-less...at one time.

35 posted on 09/03/2008 9:51:08 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Hillary's heart is blacker than the devil's riding boots...............)
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To: Deb

It’s on the Slimes blog. The Old Grey Lady; Tis a Pity She’s a Wh*re.


36 posted on 09/03/2008 9:53:47 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: weegee

Figures.


37 posted on 09/03/2008 9:54:57 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Deb

Palin needs to go on offense and start libel proceedings against the MSM for spreading false rumors as established fact.

This will be another election that the Left tries to steal through “fake but accurate” propaganda.


38 posted on 09/03/2008 10:21:56 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: Deb

Palin needs to go on offense and start libel proceedings against the MSM for spreading false rumors as established fact.

This will be another election that the Left tries to steal through “fake but accurate” propaganda.


39 posted on 09/03/2008 10:21:58 AM PDT by weegee ("We now know far more about Sarah Palin in just 4days than we've learned about B.Obama in 17 months")
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To: GVnana

/bkmark


40 posted on 09/03/2008 11:13:05 AM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: Dick Holmes

agreed. So it looks like Sarah Palin attended two conventions of the AIP, and Todd was an AIP member for at least 8 years.

What the $@#$#$* was McCain thinking when he did his vetting?

The single best attack we have against the Obombas is that they clearly don’t love America, and don’t have the same experiences most Americans do.

And now we have secessionists on our ticket? There’s no good way to defend that. Nice work, McCain. If we had nominated Thompson or Hunter, we’d be in good shape by now.

As it is, we’re down 6-8 points in the national trackers.


41 posted on 09/03/2008 12:15:36 PM PDT by TINS
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To: Osage Orange
"Every American was party-less...at one time."

I've been "party-less" my entire voting career (forty years this year). My "party" is the GDI one (see my homepage).

42 posted on 09/03/2008 3:23:28 PM PDT by Wonder Warthog ( The Hog of Steel)
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To: Wonder Warthog
You wrote this...."Lots of people have changed parties (or belonged to NO party) at some time or another."

..I replied..that everyone was party-less at one time.

I wanted to point out the inaccuracy in your statement..

fwiw-

43 posted on 09/03/2008 3:43:32 PM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Osage Orange
" ..I replied..that everyone was party-less at one time. I wanted to point out the inaccuracy in your statement..

Sorry, but I don't see any "inaccuracy" in my statement--unless you are referring to the period before one registers to vote--which is not what I was referring to.

44 posted on 09/04/2008 4:42:40 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog ( The Hog of Steel)
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