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Gifts for Baby Boy Palin Pouring Into Alaska
Parentdish ^ | Dec 24th 2008 3:00PM | Amy Hatch

Posted on 12/27/2008 9:14:38 AM PST by winoneforthegipper

Baby gifts for Bristol Palin's impending bundle of joy are pouring into Alaska from all over the world, says Alaska's first grandfather, Chuck Heath, to the tune of "hundreds of thousands" of pieces of mail.

Heath, 70, says boxes are piling up in the mail room of Bristol's mom, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

"I'd say from a half-dozen countries," Heath says. "In Sarah's mail room, there's 87 boxes -- big boxes of mail that we haven't even opened." He adds that there's no way the family will ever be able to answer every letter, although they are trying.

(Excerpt) Read more at parentdish.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: baby; bristolpalin; joy; palin; palinfamily; sarahpalin; trippjohnston
Heartwarming for sure.

Godspeed baby boy, Palin!

1 posted on 12/27/2008 9:14:39 AM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: winoneforthegipper

conservativism won every where it was presented..


2 posted on 12/27/2008 9:16:23 AM PST by advertising guy (I'd rather eat a pound of cat turds than set one toe in Mexico again)
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To: winoneforthegipper

P.S. Don’t read the hate mail comments....!

Sick people.


3 posted on 12/27/2008 9:16:58 AM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: winoneforthegipper

I hope one of the gifts is a 12-gauge shotgun -— to protect Grandma!


4 posted on 12/27/2008 9:18:42 AM PST by TRY ONE (NUKE the unborn gay whales!)
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To: advertising guy
Exactly right!

When is this world going to realize that intelligence is not marked by how contrarian ones views are?

Conservatives unite our time has yet come!

5 posted on 12/27/2008 9:19:59 AM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: winoneforthegipper
Gifts for Baby Boy Palin

OK what is it with the strange names the Palin family gives to it's young uns?:^)

6 posted on 12/27/2008 9:28:51 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (Kill the English their concept of individual rights might undermine the power of our beloved tyrants)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I’d like to get the address and mail a gift myself.


7 posted on 12/27/2008 9:29:03 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Oztrich Boy

The names are not strange. What is unusual about this is so terribly many Americans seem to be ignorant of traditional American ways of naming children. I thought we’d fixed the problem more than 60 years ago with “Harry S. Truman” ~ that “S” doesn’t mean anything but “S”.


8 posted on 12/27/2008 9:38:14 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Oztrich Boy

Question: What’s the meaning behind Sarah Palin’s children’s names?
Many jokes have been made about the Palin children’s unusual names. They weren’t randomly chosen. In fact, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd Palin selected names that reflect the family’s personal history and shared passions.

Answer:
Track, the first-born and oldest son, was given that name because of the family’s longstanding interest in sports. Sarah’s parents were coaches, Todd was a high school athlete and Sarah is an avid runner. Their first child was born during the track season.

Bristol, the oldest daughter, is named after Bristol Bay, an area where Todd grew up. Bristol Bay is also the site of the family’s commercial fishing interests.

The Palins have not identified the significance of their other two daughters’ names, but the meaning is likely rooted in aspects of the region’s culture and way of life.

Willow is the name of a small community in Alaska relatively close to Wasilla.

Piper may have come from the name of the popular bush plane the Piper Cub, which is commonly used in Alaska. In an interview with PEOPLE magazine Todd was quoted as saying “there’s just not too many Pipers out there and it’s a cool name.”

Trig Paxson Van Palin is the couple’s youngest child and second son. According to the governor’s spokesperson Sharon Leighow in a statement made shortly after the baby’s birth, Trig is Norse and means “true” and “brave victory.” Paxson is a region in Alaska the couple favors. Van is a nod to the rock group Van Halen; before Trig’s birth, his mother had joked about naming her son Van Palin after the band.

http://womensissues.about.com/od/sarahpalin/f/PalinKidsNames.htm


9 posted on 12/27/2008 9:40:23 AM PST by nobama08
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To: winoneforthegipper
The site for this article is EVIL in a number of ways.

Firstly, it would not let me leave the site without temporarily logging off my laptop. There were several invitations to visit porn sites and a whole string of hateful comments about the Palins.

What is especially disturbing is that it's an AOL parenting site.

10 posted on 12/27/2008 9:43:13 AM PST by Irish Queen (Nevada Gal)
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To: winoneforthegipper

To the future FIRST GRANDSON!
Literally, figuratively, politically...


11 posted on 12/27/2008 9:46:24 AM PST by Ben Reyes (Palin 2012)
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To: nobama08
Piper may have come from the name of the popular bush plane the Piper Cub

Did people question the origin of Piper Laurie's first name? I like the name.

12 posted on 12/27/2008 9:47:33 AM PST by Ole Okie
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To: Irish Queen

aol is big into porn. When I got my first computer a friend set me up with an aol account — after a few months I switched to earthlink because on the aol porn was popping up all the time.


13 posted on 12/27/2008 9:51:14 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Oztrich Boy
OK what is it with the strange names the Palin family gives to it's young uns?:^)

I fail to see how this is any of your business

14 posted on 12/27/2008 9:51:46 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Irish Queen
Sorry, I experienced not a drop of said evilness other than the disturbing comments left under the article.

My apologies!

15 posted on 12/27/2008 9:55:05 AM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: Ole Okie
No one questioned us when we named our baby girl Kenya 47 years ago. How was I to know about Obama. She's not to happy with mom.
16 posted on 12/27/2008 9:55:19 AM PST by Coldwater Creek ("There is no insanity greater than electing a pathological Narcissist as president.")
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To: Kaslin
OK what is it with the strange names the Palin family gives to it's young uns?:^)

I fail to see how this is any of your business.

There's probably a lot you fail to see, Including that I was joking

For you and others in Rio Linda: I do not, and have never believed that Bristol Palin's child was going to actually be named Baby Boy Palin.

17 posted on 12/27/2008 10:00:19 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (Kill the English their concept of individual rights might undermine the power of our beloved tyrants)
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To: Irish Queen

The site asked me to disable my pop up blocker and I decided against it. Now I am glad I didn’t, thanks for affirming my decision.


18 posted on 12/27/2008 10:07:32 AM PST by upsdriver
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To: winoneforthegipper

Thank you for your gracious apology. God bless you this coming New Year.


19 posted on 12/27/2008 10:15:21 AM PST by Irish Queen (Nevada Gal)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I hope he gets a couple of PC’s, sporting equipment, lots of guns and science and history books.


20 posted on 12/27/2008 10:18:36 AM PST by LiberConservative ("We gonna get PAID!" - Obama voter)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I hope someone is screening all this stuff. Too many crazies out there.


21 posted on 12/27/2008 10:36:55 AM PST by enraged
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To: nobama08

So, “Track” might have been “Volleyball”?


22 posted on 12/27/2008 11:08:05 AM PST by Bunkasaurus (I'm indecisive....or am I?)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Any news?


23 posted on 12/27/2008 11:10:57 AM PST by RightWhale (We were so young two years ago and the DJIA was 12,000)
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To: Bunkasaurus

And Piper might have been Cessna.


24 posted on 12/27/2008 11:15:07 AM PST by nobama08
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To: Ole Okie

I love the name Piper. It is so cute The names of the Palin girls are not too bad. However, the names Track and Trig are pretty whack.

I still feel bad that Sarah is going to be a grandma at such a young age. I hope Bristol and Levi finish high school.


25 posted on 12/27/2008 11:17:43 AM PST by DoneWithDems
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To: nobama08

“Beechcraft Palin” ?


26 posted on 12/27/2008 11:35:06 AM PST by Bunkasaurus (I'm indecisive....or am I?)
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To: Bunkasaurus

I like Piper better. LOL


27 posted on 12/27/2008 11:37:00 AM PST by nobama08
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To: nobama08
Van is a nod to the rock group Van Halen; before Trig’s birth, his mother had joked about naming her son Van Palin after the band.

Oh man I love this gal's sense of humor.

Van Palin, LOL

28 posted on 12/27/2008 11:42:03 AM PST by Syncro (MayTag Line)
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To: nobama08

You’re right.
And it’s a good thing for Bristol her parents didn’t have a fondness for Half Moon Bay.


29 posted on 12/27/2008 11:48:20 AM PST by Bunkasaurus (I'm indecisive....or am I?)
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To: Irish Queen

You must have gone to a porn site. Serves you right.


30 posted on 12/27/2008 12:25:55 PM PST by lolhelp
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Ah............so when’s the Wedding? Shouldn’t that happen first?


31 posted on 12/27/2008 12:37:22 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: RightWhale

Not that I have heard. However, Sarah is due on Wolfie’s show tomorrow!!


32 posted on 12/27/2008 1:12:17 PM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: lolhelp
I assume you were trying to be funny. It was surprising to go to a site identified as parentdish.com to be confronted with pop up porn.

The Internet is a dangerous place. Once while searching for a picture of denim overalls to decorate a letter to my five year old grandson a porno image of two men appeared. I'm glad my grade school grandchildren are not allowed to go on line or search without a parent beside them. May God bless you this coming New Year.

33 posted on 12/27/2008 1:26:31 PM PST by Irish Queen (Nevada Gal)
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To: Bunkasaurus; nobama08

*** So, “Track” might have been “Volleyball”? ***

Her Dad tells the story of when Sarah told her they were naming their son “Track” because of the track season. He quipped “And what if it were basketball season?”. He said that she replied, without missing a beat - “Hoops”. (Recall she was a b-ball star).


34 posted on 12/27/2008 1:33:20 PM PST by 21twelve
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To: winoneforthegipper

And repair work for her church is coming along. Here’s a link to the latest, with pics: http://wasillabible.org/


35 posted on 12/27/2008 1:39:44 PM PST by exit82 (It's all Obama's fault. And Biden is still a moron. They are both above their paygrade.)
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To: Bunkasaurus

LOL - true!


36 posted on 12/27/2008 2:48:54 PM PST by nobama08
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To: winoneforthegipper

Isn’t she a week overdue?


37 posted on 12/27/2008 2:55:22 PM PST by Canticle_of_Deborah
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To: nobama08
And Piper might have been Cessna.

Good thing it wasn't. You know how kids are with other kids' names-- they would have called her "Cesspool."

38 posted on 12/27/2008 3:19:53 PM PST by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: NoRedTape

In summer methinks.


39 posted on 12/27/2008 3:26:41 PM PST by SolidWood (Sarah Palin - Everything that is Sweetness and Light!)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Late Edition is a compilation of past interviews—so there will just be parts of Sarah’s interview last month with Wolfie.


40 posted on 12/27/2008 6:22:30 PM PST by SallyH
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To: SallyH

Thanks!

I just saw it mentioned in a Sunday talking head run-down.

You saved me some rather wasted moments.....lol!


41 posted on 12/27/2008 7:11:11 PM PST by winoneforthegipper
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To: Bunkasaurus

“Commander Palin” works.


42 posted on 12/28/2008 8:58:09 AM PST by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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