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Mark Begich: Sarah Palin may not be Alaska resident
Politico ^ | 07/10/2013 | BURGESS EVERETT

Posted on 07/10/2013 12:57:49 PM PDT by GIdget2004

Sarah Palin “quit on Alaska” as governor and “ has lost touch” with her home state, Mark Begich told POLITICO.

The Democratic senator said Palin, who said Tuesday she’s considering challenging him for his seat in 2014, might not even be a resident of Alaska and is someone he won’t take seriously unless she emerges from a competitive Republican primary.

“I don’t know if she’s a resident. She’s been away from Alaska a lot and has probably lost touch with what’s going on. She should go to my webpage,” Begich said. “Most Alaskans I see on a pretty regular basis, but I haven’t seen her for a long time.”

During an interview Wednesday with POLITICO, Begich questioned four times whether Palin is even a resident of the state she once governed and said his campaign won’t go on the offensive against Palin unless she can handle Joe Miller and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell in a primary.

“A Republican primary in Alaska? She may not survive,” he said, one of a bundle of choice remarks for the former vice presidential candidate.

Begich, a former mayor of Anchorage, has known Palin for years. He said his sister played basketball with Palin — but there’s no love lost between the two.

“I take every candidate seriously — that is if she’s still a resident, but you know she quit on Alaska what she was governor,” Begich said. “She’s been somewhat vacant from the state and quit on the state, so I wish her the best on her potential run.”

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TOPICS: Government; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 07/10/2013 12:57:49 PM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: GIdget2004

Boy is that Rich


2 posted on 07/10/2013 12:58:42 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: GIdget2004

Democrat Senators can live anywhere they want.


3 posted on 07/10/2013 12:59:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who could have guessed that one day pro wrestling would be less fake than mainstream journalism?)
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To: GIdget2004

Does she pay taxes there?


4 posted on 07/10/2013 12:59:53 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: GIdget2004

She’s an Arizona resident, now. And we need her to replace McCain, so hands off, Alaska! :)


5 posted on 07/10/2013 12:59:55 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Hillary, cough, cough....


6 posted on 07/10/2013 1:01:28 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GIdget2004
“I don’t know if she’s a resident. She’s been away from Alaska a lot"

Says the guy who lives in DC.

7 posted on 07/10/2013 1:02:34 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: GIdget2004

She’s probably not a US citizen. Not constitutionally eligible. The media will be all over this!


8 posted on 07/10/2013 1:02:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

She IS NOT an Arizona resident. Having a second place through a LLC partnership doesn’t mean that she is a permanent resident of Arizona


9 posted on 07/10/2013 1:04:27 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: GIdget2004

LOL Begich, scared much? He should change his name to Biatch because that is what he is, a mega b*tch


10 posted on 07/10/2013 1:05:17 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: GIdget2004
Sarah did not quit Alaska abut the Government failed her. She beat one demoRat 19 times in a row over frivolous lawsuits and there were others also. The state did not help her in any way and she could not afford the millions of dollars in lawyer fees she had to pay on her own.
11 posted on 07/10/2013 1:06:27 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: GIdget2004

She and Todd pay property tax on this parcel of land:
http://www.matsugov.us/myproperty/mydetail.aspx?pID=66646
So I guess that she STILL is an Alaska Resident!


12 posted on 07/10/2013 1:06:36 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Sarah Louise Palin

Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

13 posted on 07/10/2013 1:06:46 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: GIdget2004

Maybe she’s a resident of Kenya now...would this a@@hole like her better then?


14 posted on 07/10/2013 1:07:14 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: GIdget2004
The Democratic senator [Mark Begich] said Palin, who said Tuesday she’s considering challenging him for his seat in 2014, might not even be a resident of Alaska and is someone he won’t take seriously unless she emerges from a competitive Republican primary....“I don’t know if she’s a resident. She’s been away from Alaska a lot and has probably lost touch with what’s going on. She should go to my webpage,” Begich said. “Most Alaskans I see on a pretty regular basis, but I haven’t seen her for a long time.”

That's okay. We have a Democrat President who may not even be a natural-born citizen, who seems to be on the golf course or on taxpayer-paid vacations a lot. Has our President lost touch with what's going on?

15 posted on 07/10/2013 1:07:20 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("...Someone handed the keys to the Forum to the OPC and its sympathizers...")
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To: GIdget2004

And Obama’s a citizen of Kenya—What’s your point, Mark?


16 posted on 07/10/2013 1:08:11 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: GIdget2004
Who is Mark Begich and why should anyone care? Sounds like a case of Palin Derangement Syndrome to me.
17 posted on 07/10/2013 1:09:01 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: GIdget2004

That’s stupid. Sarah is obviously a native Alaskan. She’s no carpetbagger. Nothing wrong with getting away from the cold for a while (speaking as a New Englander!). And she was the state’s governor a short four years ago. I doubt things in Alaska of all places would have changed that much in so short a period.

And she need only be a resident of the state at the time of the election. That’s easy to do. Hillary Clinton did it. And she wasn’t born in New York, had never lived there, or been a mayor of a town there, or been the state’s governor. Give me a break!


18 posted on 07/10/2013 1:09:09 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: GIdget2004

She still has that house where that creepy author moved in next to her, doesn’t she? She’s a resident.


19 posted on 07/10/2013 1:09:37 PM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: GIdget2004

If Hillary lived in New York, then Sarah lived in Alaska.


20 posted on 07/10/2013 1:10:45 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: GIdget2004

She should hold a press conference and show everyone her birth certificate.


21 posted on 07/10/2013 1:11:45 PM PDT by McGruff (I need a new party.)
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To: GIdget2004

If Sarah Palin is smart she will never run for Senate. The Senate is evil, and there is no reforming it.


22 posted on 07/10/2013 1:13:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 0.E.O

Yes, and I drove by the house last August when visiting my son. The neighbor’s house is extremely close and slightly above Palin’s. By the way, the Palin family was at home then.


23 posted on 07/10/2013 1:13:48 PM PDT by stoneyhll (If I am to err, let me err on the side of freedom)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Not wanting to start a flame war here - just asking. Why would you think that she would not be a US citizen?


24 posted on 07/10/2013 1:14:32 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: cotton1706
Sarah is obviously a native Alaskan.

Native of Idaho actually. Moved to Alaska as a very young child.

25 posted on 07/10/2013 1:14:41 PM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: SkyDancer

Actually, the Permanent Fund set the qualification for being an Alaska resident.

When I moved from Alaska back to Texas, bought a house in Texas and registered to Vote in Texas, I was still paying property taxes on the house we had not sold in Alaska. Paying property taxes doesn’t make you a resident, or I would be a resident in three different states.


26 posted on 07/10/2013 1:14:57 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Hillary became a first time NY state resident in Sept 1999 and was elected Senator in Nov 2000.

Sarah has plenty of time to reestablish residency, if in fact she is no longer an Alaska resident. But it sounds like a Democrat wishful thinking red herring.


27 posted on 07/10/2013 1:15:03 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: GraceG
Hillary, cough, cough....

Boing!

28 posted on 07/10/2013 1:15:51 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I ain't no cracker, I'm a white a$$ soda biscuit...)
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To: McGruff

And her electric bill.


29 posted on 07/10/2013 1:15:53 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: US Navy Vet

I paid property taxes on the home I couldn’t sell in Alaska after I started voting again in Texas. Property taxes don’t make you a resident.


30 posted on 07/10/2013 1:16:01 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Maybe she walked here from Russia?


31 posted on 07/10/2013 1:16:53 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: al baby

Where is she registered to vote?


32 posted on 07/10/2013 1:17:01 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: circlecity
Says the guy who lives in DC.

Yeah, ain't that rich?

And he owes his seat to the election week indictment of his opponent which later proved to be bogus, totally groundless and politically motivated.

Begich may not be quite as bad as your typical turd-bird Democrat, but Alaska can do a LOT better.

33 posted on 07/10/2013 1:17:24 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: GIdget2004
Mark Begich should realize that Sarah Palin has been attacked, mocked and ridiculed by people far better at it than he'll ever be and she still stands tall and is admired by millions. Meanwhile, most Americans would ask: "who's Mark Begich?" This guy is a pipsqueak compared to Sarah Palin. He's using snide comments thinking he can brush her off with sarcasm and trotting out the old 'she quit Alaska' lie. That may work in Washington, D.C. or with the infamous 'low information voter' but I doubt it will fly in Palin's home state.
34 posted on 07/10/2013 1:18:00 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Bigtigermike

Zactly!!!

I have friends who have 5 and more homes and even more who have two or more homes.

They claim their residency wherever they claim their residency and live at the other places when visiting those areas.


35 posted on 07/10/2013 1:18:52 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: GraceG

Good place to bump this thread. I’ll bet the PDSers will be all over this.


36 posted on 07/10/2013 1:19:16 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: nickcarraway

Palin is an executive, she doesn’t want to be in the Senate. I doubt very much she will run. Plus, she wants and needs to continue to make some real money.

Palin and her family went through Hell and back; at minimum she deserves true financial security for everything she sacrified.


37 posted on 07/10/2013 1:19:28 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: mwl8787

Exactly


38 posted on 07/10/2013 1:19:56 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MasterGunner01
Who is Mark Begich and why should anyone care?

Who?......A seated Democrat Senator

Who should care? Him!

He's scared and you can just feel the vicious attacks brewing in the back room that he's going to use against Palin should she decide to run for Alaska Senate......

39 posted on 07/10/2013 1:21:27 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I ain't no cracker, I'm a white a$$ soda biscuit...)
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To: GIdget2004
Utterly amazing.
Yo, Marky. You've seen Obama's REAL birth certificate? Hello? Anyone home?
40 posted on 07/10/2013 1:22:01 PM PDT by Amagi (Buying "Green" means purchasing inferior quality at increased cost.)
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To: GIdget2004

I haven’t seen Begitch since he came to my work once raving about how great all the government pork was that he was bringing to the state. I don’t care about the money, cut the dang money!
He has recently been running ads saying how he is opsing the Obama administration. Trying to make himself sound conservative to the gullible people. He needs to go away for a long time.


41 posted on 07/10/2013 1:22:08 PM PDT by vpintheak (We are the the God blessed chosen few! Be thankful for it!)
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To: GIdget2004
"Pls, Not Sarah Palin!"

"I'm Doomed!"

42 posted on 07/10/2013 1:22:36 PM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracker)
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To: Jim Scott
He's using snide comments

Those aren't snide comments, they are seeds being planted that will eventually be cultivated and fertilized by the MSM..........

43 posted on 07/10/2013 1:24:39 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I ain't no cracker, I'm a white a$$ soda biscuit...)
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To: GIdget2004

“I don’t know if she’s a resident. She’s been away from Alaska a lot and has probably lost touch with what’s going on. She should go to my webpage,”

Let me ask you Mark, did you wet yourself when you heard Palin was coming for your job?


44 posted on 07/10/2013 1:24:49 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: onyx
I am looking forward to her response.

I'm betting, it's short, devastating, and might have him looking for the nearest rock.........

45 posted on 07/10/2013 1:25:00 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I steal taglines - KILL THE BILL!)
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To: 0.E.O

Right. I didn’t say she was born there. But she’s definitely an Alaskan, despite where she lives.

Ford was born in Nebraska but was native to Michigan, Lincoln born in Kentucky but was native to Illinois, Hoover was born in Iowa but was native to California, same with Reagan, who was born in Illinois.

Was Calvin Coolidge, who spent a great deal of his life in Massachusetts, in college, as legislator, and governor, any less a Vermonter??


46 posted on 07/10/2013 1:25:32 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: taxcontrol; ClearCase_guy
Obvious sarcasm usually doesn't need a tag.
47 posted on 07/10/2013 1:25:46 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: GIdget2004

She has a home in Arizona. That may in fact be true.

Regardless, Begich is a tinfoil hat nutter. Makes his living peddling conspiracy theories that the HAARP array is used for weather and/or mind control.

His brother is the Junior Dem Sen from AK.


48 posted on 07/10/2013 1:27:23 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: GIdget2004
The Democratic senator said Palin....might not even be a resident of Alaska

That's democrat code to the MSM to start the investigation and inquisition and dig up everything they can to disenfranchise her from her supporters...........

49 posted on 07/10/2013 1:28:09 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I ain't no cracker, I'm a white a$$ soda biscuit...)
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To: cotton1706

‘Native’ is a term used for people who are born there. I am a native of Ohio but I’ve lived in Nebraska just about my whole life.


50 posted on 07/10/2013 1:29:11 PM PDT by 0.E.O
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