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Sarah Palin's Earnings Over 9 Months Estimated at $12 Million
CBS ^ | 4/13/10 | Brian Montopoli

Posted on 04/13/2010 6:47:06 PM PDT by pissant

Former Alaska governor has earned roughly $12 million since stepping down from her job as Alaska governor at the end of July, according to a "conservative estimate" on the part of ABC News.

Palin had been making $125,000 per year as Alaska's governor.

The controversial 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee was reportedly paid $7 million for her book "Going Rogue," mostly after she stepped down. She is said to be getting $250,000 per episode for her television series on the Learning Channel and charge up to $100,000 deliver a speech, which she does regularly.

ABC News writes that Palin's earnings are "probably much higher" than $12 million since she left the governorship, "but is hard to quantify because Palin does not publicize her earnings." She has not disclosed what she is being paid by Fox News to serve as a contributor or her earnings from her planned second book.

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KEYWORDS: booktour; millionaires; palin
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Well, she is certainly stimulating her economy. Good for her.
1 posted on 04/13/2010 6:47:07 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

I really doubt it, I doubt anything the MSM says


2 posted on 04/13/2010 6:47:44 PM PDT by GeronL (Entitlement Zombies will become real zombies when the money runs out)
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To: pissant

Well, good for her and what business is it of CBS? Jealous??? She probably made more money then they brought in...lol


3 posted on 04/13/2010 6:48:16 PM PDT by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: pissant

Good for her.


4 posted on 04/13/2010 6:48:23 PM PDT by unkus
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To: pissant

Good for her indeed.


5 posted on 04/13/2010 6:48:26 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: pissant

Good for her.. even better to know how much this pisses off some people.


6 posted on 04/13/2010 6:48:30 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: pissant

If it’s accurate, I’m happy for her and her family. If it’s not, I’m still happy for them, because being nice people is its own reward.


7 posted on 04/13/2010 6:48:55 PM PDT by Tax-chick (There's a perfectly good island somewhere.)
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To: GeronL

I don’t. She’s got one book out, another in the works. TV, appearances, a Fox salary, speeches, etc


8 posted on 04/13/2010 6:49:03 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Wish it were double that amount.


9 posted on 04/13/2010 6:49:04 PM PDT by Carley (Are you better off than you were four trillion dollars ago?)
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To: pissant

Good for her...I love capitalism


10 posted on 04/13/2010 6:49:06 PM PDT by demsux (Obama: Killing Jobs Not Terrorists)
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To: pissant

I never saw CBS worried about Bill and Hillary Clinton’s earnings when he left office. I loathe these scumbags.


11 posted on 04/13/2010 6:49:52 PM PDT by rep-always
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To: pissant

Good for her!


12 posted on 04/13/2010 6:49:57 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: Carley

LOL. I wish MINE was 1/10 that amount.


13 posted on 04/13/2010 6:50:01 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Good for her. The left made her rich. That is the best revenge.


14 posted on 04/13/2010 6:50:09 PM PDT by joinedafterattack
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To: pissant

And about 25 dollars of that came from me. I hope she makes lots of money and rubs in the face of every leftwing statists that comes her way.


15 posted on 04/13/2010 6:51:39 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: pissant
And Al Gore's net wealth is now approaching 100 million. It was 6 or 7 when he left office.

Did CBS run that story? &@#& no.

16 posted on 04/13/2010 6:51:45 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: pissant

Excellent news. Glad to see conservative capitalism at work. The bottom line for liberals is get off the couch and go to work.


17 posted on 04/13/2010 6:52:08 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: pissant

I want Sarah to be at least twice as wealthy as the skanky Clintons.


18 posted on 04/13/2010 6:52:17 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: pissant

She’s doing just slightly better than your’s truely......

;-0


19 posted on 04/13/2010 6:53:14 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.......Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: mnehring
Good for her.. even better to know how much this pisses off some people.

+1000

And, as is so typical of SeeBS there's somehow something evil about honest success. GOD, I hate those people.

20 posted on 04/13/2010 6:53:27 PM PDT by Marathoner ("Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force" -George Washington)
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To: pissant

Gee that is almost as much as Couric and Sarah has better ratings.


21 posted on 04/13/2010 6:54:34 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: pissant
The controversial 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee was reportedly paid $7 million for her book "Going Rogue," mostly after she stepped down.

What the heck does that mean?

22 posted on 04/13/2010 6:54:42 PM PDT by torchthemummy ("About everything we do around here is government intrusion in people's lives." Ray LaHood)
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To: pissant

Gov. Palin, may the lawyers you have to employ serve you well — and win punitive damages, to boot.


23 posted on 04/13/2010 6:55:27 PM PDT by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: pissant

Why the h-e-double-hockey-sticks is it seeBS’s business and why is this a story? How much did Oprah make the past 9 months? Who cares, as long as it was obtained legally and honestly. I swear, the media is so predictable! When was the last time you saw them doing a full cavity exam of any liberal’s finances! Like, when was the last time we saw the media give a crap how much Al Gore has made off his Global Warming hoax?


24 posted on 04/13/2010 6:55:34 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: pissant
Leave it up to the MSM to be the ones to show the world how they HATE anyone succeeding...hey, just like obama hates successful people.

Hell, anyone in their right mind would dump a $125K job for a $12-million dollar job...that's not surprising.

When it's a successful conservative male, the MSM suffers from "penis envy", when it's a successful female, I guess it's "Pennies envy".

I didn't hear this clammoring about Hillary's "ghost written" book that no one bought, and she got about $10-million for hers.

And how about her quick move to NY to become a Senator in the less-than-minimum-residence time; why no moaning when she left her Senatorship to become zero's SOS?

Hey, CBS/NBC/ABC...didn't you USED to get about $12-million for a 60-second spot? To bad no one watches anymore, huh.
25 posted on 04/13/2010 6:55:55 PM PDT by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: joinedafterattack

Not to mention this will help her pay off all the legal bills she accumulated while Governor of Alaska, thanks to all the superfluous lawsuits filed against her (after her run for VP)


26 posted on 04/13/2010 6:56:21 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: torchthemummy
Controversial? The only controversy is the MSM reporting Sarah's income vs. say...Oprah's. They just can't stand it.

Good on Sarah.

27 posted on 04/13/2010 6:57:12 PM PDT by Jane Long (America, while you were sleeping the Socialists took over.)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

“And about 25 dollars of that came from me.”

And I received her book AND CD as gifts, so I helped, too. :)

Her success must bug the heck out of the lefties.


28 posted on 04/13/2010 6:57:37 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: pissant

CBS is jealous because Sarah earns in a day what those idiots make in a year. Hey CBS, it’s none of your damn business how much money is in her bank account..look for Obama to try to “Redistribute” some of her wealth


29 posted on 04/13/2010 6:58:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: torchthemummy

So CBS considers Sarah to be “Controversial” yet Obama can say...

“Whether We Like It or Not, We Remain a Dominant Military Superpower”

yet the media doesn’t consider THAT a big deal..seriously, what has Sarah said that is so darn Controversial..other then saying things that the majority of Americans believe


30 posted on 04/13/2010 7:01:01 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: pissant

Yep, good for her. Considering what she has to put up with, she is underpaid.


31 posted on 04/13/2010 7:04:19 PM PDT by beagleone
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To: devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; bitt; pissant; All
WOW, did you see this? Lol, I'd blow some kisses too!


32 posted on 04/13/2010 7:04:56 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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To: pissant
Al Gore's Earnings Over 10 Years Estimated at...

But why would that interest them?

33 posted on 04/13/2010 7:06:12 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Conservative Bostonian, atheist pro-lifer, mocker of the clueless)
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To: pissant

Looks like a good down payment on a nice little campaign war chest. :-)


34 posted on 04/13/2010 7:13:28 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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To: pissant

How many ballplayers make more than that for standing in the outfield waiting for something to happen?


35 posted on 04/13/2010 7:26:10 PM PDT by vortigern
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To: pissant

The Rats think that only crooked liberals should be rich.


36 posted on 04/13/2010 7:26:24 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: pissant

She deserves every penny even if she never wins another elective office again.


37 posted on 04/13/2010 7:26:56 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: pissant

You Go Girl!


38 posted on 04/13/2010 7:35:55 PM PDT by dusttoyou (libs are all wee wee'd up and no place to go)
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To: pissant

Good for Guv Palin, more $ to spend on her campaign to de-throne the fraudulent Emperor.


39 posted on 04/13/2010 7:42:03 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: GeronL

250k per episode from TLC sounds very high. I don’t think Jerry Seinfeld got that from NBC. Whatever she is getting, good for her. It looks like the electorate did her a favor.

I hope she goes on with Keith Olberman and compares paychecks. :)


40 posted on 04/13/2010 7:42:44 PM PDT by sig226 (Mourn this day, the death of a great republic. March 21, 2010)
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To: pissant

“If she’s so rich, why isn’t she smart?”


41 posted on 04/13/2010 7:49:05 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (great thing about being a cynic: you can enjoy being proved wrong)
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To: pissant

The MSM have done everything they can think of to find fault with Sarah Palin except stick a microscope up her *ss, and the only reason they haven’t done that is there isn’t a reporter that can get her to stand still long enough.

She represents everything that’s good, normal, decent, and noble in the traditional American character, and so, naturally, the Leftists hate and despise her, and will do ANYTHING and EVERYTHING they can think of to discredit her.


42 posted on 04/13/2010 7:53:45 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: torchthemummy
reportedly paid $7 million for her book "Going Rogue," mostly after she stepped down.

What the heck does that mean?

Book advances are paid in stages corresponding to signing the deal, delivery of manuscript, acceptance, publication, etc.

The media only has access to the signing stage, which she had to release as Governor. They don't have the details about the others (as private citizen), and it's burning them up.

43 posted on 04/13/2010 7:55:47 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (great thing about being a cynic: you can enjoy being proved wrong)
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To: pissant

Amen. This points out she is controversial. Only to the left wing.


44 posted on 04/13/2010 8:02:22 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Founding Fathers.....grave....rolling over.)
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To: pissant

Hmmm now if someone told you you could make 12 BIG in the next 9 months and be of high influence on a daily basis nationally... wouldnt you do it?


45 posted on 04/13/2010 8:05:48 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: pissant

“Former Alaska governor has earned roughly $12 million since stepping down from her job as Alaska governor”

Somebody’s ripping her off.


46 posted on 04/13/2010 8:08:35 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Show me one example where the results of Democrat policy are not the opposite of what they promise.)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Thanks for the info.


47 posted on 04/13/2010 8:21:13 PM PDT by torchthemummy ("About everything we do around here is government intrusion in people's lives." Ray LaHood)
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To: pissant

Maybe they could talk about the billions stolen from the American people by our politicians and Soros et al. Soon if not already trillions.


48 posted on 04/13/2010 8:33:43 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: sig226

I believe each of the four principals on Seinfeld got $1 Million per episode, eventually.


49 posted on 04/13/2010 8:38:01 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: pissant

And why is this news? Because she made more than Comrade Couric?

My guess is the media is trying the “rich” angle now, attempting to paint Sarah as a memeber of the elite.


50 posted on 04/13/2010 9:25:00 PM PDT by FL911
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