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  • Out of Alaska - Palin on why she resigned and what it means for her future (golden quotes)

    07/11/2009 1:06:16 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 85 replies · 3,074+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 20, 2009 | Matthew Continetti
    In early July, while most Americans were preparing for a long weekend of celebratory parades, charred meats, and noisy fireworks, Sarah Palin made some plans of her own. The Alaska governor had been the object of endless media attention and assorted calumnies since she became John McCain's vice presidential nominee last August. Now she wanted to try something new. So, on July 3, in a speech delivered from her home on Lake Lucille in Wasilla, Palin told her constituents that not only would she not seek a second term, but she would also be transferring authority to Lieutenant Governor Sean...
  • Sarah Palin: Happy 4th of July!

    07/04/2009 2:00:04 PM PDT · by rintense · 241 replies · 4,578+ views
    Facebook ^ | 7/4/09 | Sarah Palin
    On this Independence Day, I am so very proud of all those who have chosen to serve our great nation and I honor their selflessness and the sacrifices of their families, too. If I may, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the last 24 hours and share my thoughts with you. First, I want to thank you for your support and hard work on the values we share. Those values led me to the decision my family and I made. Yesterday, my family and I announced a decision that is in Alaska’s best interest and it...
  • Sarah Palin Outsmarts the Left [Good read]

    07/04/2009 8:48:42 AM PDT · by upchuck · 242 replies · 5,809+ views
    Fox News ^ | July 4, 2009 | Peter Ferrara
    Sarah Palin's resignation as Governor of Alaska is a brilliant liberating move for her career, and a potential turning point for the national conservative movement. The biggest problem with her responsibility as Governor of Alaska is that the state is so far away from the rest of America. No one hears of the good work she has been doing there, and the left is free to paint their own false caricature of her. ... I am hoping she spends two weeks of every month now touring the states doing fundraisers for a the sweeping Republican revival in 2010 that is...
  • SarahPAC pushes for donations to meet deadline today (Palin Ping! - No.26 - June 30, 2009)

    06/30/2009 11:55:45 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 12 replies · 908+ views
    ADN ^ | June 29, 2009 | ERIKA BOLSTAD
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Sarah Palin's supporters got yet another request to donate money this week, this time to her political action campaign. Seeking a bump in the committee's fundraising numbers by the June 30 deadline, SarahPAC sent out an e-mail soliciting as many contributions as possible by day's end today. "Please give before June 30th. Your help is critical," wrote SarahPAC spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton in an e-mail sent Monday from the political action committee. Stapleton was referencing the deadline for reporting donations to the PAC from the first half of the year. The report is due to the Federal Election...
  • Palin to Visit Alaska Troops Overseas (Palin Ping! - No.25 - June 25, 2009)

    06/25/2009 1:36:33 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 14 replies · 868+ views
    Office of Gov. Palin ^ | June 24, 2009 | Office of Gov. Palin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-156 Governor Palin to Visit Alaska Troops Overseas June 24, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin and Alaska Army National Guard officials are visiting Alaskan soldiers who are serving overseas. Palin will make hospital visits, attend promotion ceremonies and observe training exercises through the weekend. Federal clearance was received for Governor Palin, Alaska Adjutant General Craig Campbell and Alaska Command Sergeant Major Gordon Choate to travel for the Alaska National Guard visit. "These troops are our fellow Alaskans,” Governor Palin said. “They are making major sacrifices for all of us. General Campbell and I will...
  • Date Changed For Letterman Protest Rally. Now On Tuesday 16.

    06/13/2009 9:22:39 PM PDT · by Cecilia Trent · 93 replies · 2,643+ views
    FireDavidLetterman.com ^ | June 13, 2009 | Mi
    We have changed the date of the FIRE DAVID LETTERMAN RALLY from Monday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 16. The time and place remains the same: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm on the sidewalks outside of the Ed Sullivan Theater, which is located at 1697 Broadway in New York City. If you live within a 4 hour drive of New York City, please make an effort to attend this event. You can RSVP on our Facebook Event, located at: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?sid=fd6d71fa207c952b5bcc233e1bb63... 7311092&ref=search Please bring your own signs (be creative but PG rated!) to the event. Also, for the technologically oriented please...
  • Gov. Sarah Palin and the Today show

    06/12/2009 5:12:09 AM PDT · by blueyon · 189 replies · 7,291+ views
    Matt Lauer interviewed Gov Sarah Palin today. They talked about the gas pipe line and then got into the Letterman comment (from about the 4:00 minute mark). Sarah told it like it was when Lauer pressed her. Matt tried to excuse Letterman and Sarah said "he was naive" and then he really got interesting! Matt finally had to give in (even thou he tried to defend Letterman). Was great! REALLY WORTH LISTENING TO!
  • Gov. Palin on the shooting at the National Holocaust Museum (Palin Ping! - No.24 - June 11, 2009)

    06/12/2009 2:32:57 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 19 replies · 1,823+ views
    Facebook ^ | June 11, 2009 | Gov. Sarah Palin
    As first reflected upon through Twitter, Wednesday, June 10, 2009: "Our hearts and prayers go out to the shooting victims at the National Holocaust Museum. The museum itself remembers and honors the lives lost in one of the world's most horrific genocides. To have an act of intolerance further spread hatred at this place of reflection, further adds to the grief. My heart goes out to all those impacted, especially the brave guards who acted so selflessly to prevent further injury. May God Bless the Jewish community." Governor Sarah Palin
  • Sarah Palin Has 'No Intention' To Appear on David Letterman's Show

    06/11/2009 8:14:50 AM PDT · by xjcsa · 111 replies · 3,566+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 11, 2009
    Sarah Palin isn't taking David Letterman's ratings bait. "The Palins have no intention of providing a rating's boost for David Letterman by appearing on his show," the Alaska governor's rep said in a statement to FOXNews.com. "Plus, it would be wise to keep Willow away from David Letterman."
  • First reactions from Letterman Sponsors (Palin Ping! - No.23 - June 11, 2009)

    06/11/2009 2:05:20 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 62 replies · 6,879+ views
    Various | June 10, 2009 | Me
    Developments and Updates regarding Letterman Advertisers: First a recommendation for further info:Conservatives4Palin updates on Letterman row - Has the contact information for writing and calling CBS staff Hillbuzz on how to target sponsors (a bit very wordy at the beginning, essentially makes the point to target three big advertisers with an „image interest“) Hillbuzz updates on Letterman advertisersFR thread with CBS advertisers contact info File an online complaint with the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) with the point of obscenity... First reactions from sponsors: Some 'minor' sponsors are distancing themselves from Letterman and claim not to be his (direct) sponsors. Ancestry.com...
  • Keynoter or Not, Palin Steals Spotlight at GOP Fundraiser (Palin Ping! - No.22 - June 9, 2009)

    06/08/2009 11:44:57 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 60 replies · 2,899+ views
    Washington Times ^ | June 9, 2009 | David Milibank
    This much is clear: Palin was invited to be the keynote speaker at the dinner. What happened next, however, is a matter of hot dispute. Party officials say she accepted and reneged. Palin loyalists say she was merely mulling the offer. Either way, the party moved on and invited Gingrich to be the substitute keynoter. In recent days, Palin was reinvited to the event, but that invitation was rescinded over concerns that the darling of the conservative base would steal the spotlight from Gingrich. Palin, reportedly angered that the party establishment was slighting her again, let it be known that...
  • Palin fends off (all) ethics charges brought since '08 (Palin Ping! - No.21 - June 8, 2009)

    06/08/2009 10:18:13 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 18 replies · 851+ views
    Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2009 | Amanda Carpenter
    The accusations made news, but with another dismissal of an ethics charge last week against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the former Republican vice-presidential nominee has quietly been cleared of every ethics complaint filed since the torrent of allegations began in 2008. Mrs. Palin, who became a target of such complaints after being named Sen. John McCain's running mate, is 14-for-14 in fighting off the complaints. She's been cleared of 13 charges by the independent State Personnel Board and of another complaint by the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
  • US Energy Dept Reveals Strings Attached (Palin Ping! - No.19 - June 5, 2009)

    06/06/2009 1:20:25 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 19 replies · 1,030+ views
    Office of Governor Palin ^ | June 5, 2009 | Office of Governor Palin
    Energy Department Reveals Strings Attached, Asks States to Comment June 5, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed today there are strings attached to stimulus package funds. DOE is now inviting states to comment on a draft document that they developed for measuring and demonstrating compliance with those strings attached to universal building code provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Last month, Governor Sarah Palin vetoed the $28.6 million in federal stimulus funds tied to adoption of building codes by municipalities. DOE has repeatedly stated some energy funds are directly tied to the...
  • Legislators discuss overriding Palin vetoes (Palin Ping! - No.18 - June 3, 2009)

    06/03/2009 12:30:55 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 13 replies · 788+ views
    Juneau Empire ^ | June 02, 2009 | Pat Forgey
    Alaska legislators are discussing an attempt to override Gov. Sarah Palin's budget vetoes, which included a controversial rejection of $28.6 million in energy money. That's a difficult challenge requiring a 75 percent majority vote in both houses of the Legislature; such votes are rarely held. Palin maintained that accepting the federal energy stimulus money for Alaska would require pushing to adopt a statewide building code; legislative leaders said it did no such thing. In reality, many municipal governments already meet the building code requirements, and it's likely the state already fulfills or is on its way to fulfilling the requirements,...
  • Sarah Palin's Statement Regarding William Long (Recruiter who was murdered)

    06/02/2009 7:28:44 AM PDT · by rintense · 90 replies · 4,248+ views
    Sarah Pac ^ | 6/2/09 | Sarah Palin
    "The stories of two very different lives with similar fates crossed through the media's hands yesterday - both equally important but one lacked the proper attention. The death of 67-year old George Tiller was unacceptable, but equally disgusting was another death that police believe was politically and religiously motivated as well. William Long died yesterday. The 23-year old Army Recruiter was gunned down by a fanatic; another fellow soldier was wounded in the ambush. The soldiers had just completed their basic training and were talking to potential recruits, just as my son, Track, once did. Whatever titles we give these...
  • Alaska Gov. Palin to be honored at New York gala (Palin Ping - No.17 - June 2, 2009)

    06/02/2009 5:21:27 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 12 replies · 1,084+ views
    Newsminer ^ | June 1, 2009 | AP
    ST. JAMES, N.Y. — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will receive an award from a New York group that advocates for people with developmental disabilities. The Independent Group Home Living Foundation says the former Republican vice presidential candidate will be honored next weekend on Long Island.
  • Defense Secretary Gates to Visit Alaska (Palin Ping! - No.16 - June 1, 2009)

    06/01/2009 12:19:27 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 13 replies · 881+ views
    Office of Senator Begich ^ | May 28, 2009 | Office of Senator Begich
    Defense Secretary Gates to Visit Alaska Senator Begich to accompany Secretary on tour of Fort Greely FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will join Senator Mark Begich on a tour of Alaska's Fort Greely on Monday. Traveling back from Asia, Sec. Gates is stopping at military facilities in Alaska which will include Elmendorf Air Force Base and touring the missile defense site at Fort Greely. "This is an excellent opportunity for Secretary Gates to get a first-hand look at our missile defense system," Sen. Begich said. "Especially now, with the escalating and unpredictable behavior of North Korea,...
  • 25 apply for Alaska Supreme Court spot (Palin Ping! - No.15 - May 31, 2009)

    05/30/2009 11:45:46 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 15 replies · 753+ views
    Newsminer Fairbanks ^ | May 30, 2009 | AP
    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Alaska's upcoming vacancy on the state Supreme Court has drawn 25 applicants, including 10 Superior Court judges. Justice Robert L. Eastaugh, 65, is retiring in November. He was appointed in 1994.
  • Palin: Stand blocked federal control of Alaskans

    05/30/2009 5:03:29 AM PDT · by euram · 39 replies · 1,733+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 05-29-09 | GOV. SARAH PALIN
    In response to your May 27 editorial, let me explain why I vetoed $28.6 million of federal stimulus funds tied to adoption of universal energy building codes. The feds required me to certify these codes "will be implemented" or pushed on local communities. My record is clear. I support conserving energy through weatherization and I'm an advocate for harnessing renewable sources of energy. But conditions here required more "big brother" government involvement than most Alaskans want and the new codes could cost Alaskans thousands of dollars per new home and renovation.
  • Palin calls for firm stand on North Korea (Palin Ping! - No.14 - May 30, 2009)

    05/29/2009 9:02:01 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 38 replies · 1,436+ views
    KTUU ^ | May 29, 2009 | AP
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is calling for President Obama to take a firm stance against North Korea and defend the states and territories of the United States and allies on the Korean peninsula. North Korea fired a short-range missile on Friday - the sixth this week. Military experts believe a long-range missile could reach Alaska, where part of the nation's missile defense system is located.
  • Governor Urges President to Stand Firm (Palin)

    05/29/2009 4:25:26 PM PDT · by redk · 61 replies · 2,110+ views
    May 29, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin called on President Barack Obama to take a firm stand against North Korea and defend the states and territories of the United States of America and American allies on the Korean peninsula. This morning, North Korea launched its sixth short-range missile since Monday’s nuclear test. North Korea has also stated that it is no longer bound by the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War. Further, President Obama has proposed a $1.4 billion reduction of the Missile Defense Agency’s budget. “The United Nations sanctions have failed to stop North Korea’s development...
  • Dismissed Palin ethics complaints costly (Palin Ping! - No.13 - May 28, 2009)

    05/27/2009 11:38:04 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 39 replies · 1,617+ views
    ADN ^ | May 27, 2009 | SEAN COCKERHAM
    The Alaska Personnel Board, clearly frustrated with the pile of ethics complaints filed against Gov. Sarah Palin, wants to publicize the cost of dealing with them. The personnel board members decided at a Wednesday meeting to work with the attorney general's office on how to make public the cost of addressing each ethics complaint, without violating the board's confidentiality rules. "We've spent pretty close to about a third of a million dollars, and it's getting to be really expensive," said Al Tamagni, a member of the board. Also Wednesday, the three-member board dismissed another complaint, this one involving Palin and...
  • Palin Honors Veterans on Memorial Day (Palin Ping! No.12 - May 26, 2009)

    05/25/2009 9:50:46 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 7 replies · 1,038+ views
    Office of Gov. Sarah Palin ^ | May 25, 2009 | Office of Gov. Sarah Palin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-132 Governor Palin Honors Veterans on Memorial Day May 25, 2009, Fairbanks, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today read a Memorial Day proclamation to honor military members at Veterans Memorial Park in Fairbanks. The governor also signed Senate Bill 45, which establishes an Alaska veterans’ cemetery near Fairbanks. SB 45, sponsored by Senators Gene Therriault and Charlie Huggins, directs the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to pursue the creation of a U.S. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs-approved cemetery where veterans can receive their full burial rights. “On this Memorial Day, we remember, honor, and...
  • Palin Ping! - No.11 - May 24, 2009

    05/24/2009 8:59:18 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 11 replies · 828+ views
    May 24, 2209 | Solidwood
    Palin's Keys to Victory 2012: Insurgent, Outsider, and Populist Evangelical Christian, Miss California Carrie Prejean having a ball and playing the field The Palin Paradox: Is Being Bright Enough? Sarah Palin's book takes aim (Left's assault on book collaborator begins) Governor Palin & The American Legion To Honor Alaska's Fallen SoldiersMilitary turns out for Seward hook-and-line combat Keeping our energy options openHow Auburn reeled in one of biggest fish in U.S. politics - Sarah Palin It can take time to see the real Sarah Palin (Barf!)For more Information visit:
  • Sarah Palin agrees to come to Auburn June 6 for Founders Day

    05/21/2009 9:25:59 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 9 replies · 1,028+ views
    Syracuse Post Standard ^ | May 22, 2009 | Dave Tobin
    Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Auburn June 6. The Alaskan governor and former Republican vice presidential candidate will travel to Auburn for what the city organizers call Founders Day, which this year will celebrate 50 years of Alaskan statehood. Auburn's Meghan Stapleton, Palin's former press secretary who continues to work for her as a spokesman in nongovernment matters, confirmed the visit with Auburn officials in recent days. Alaska and Auburn are linked through William H. Seward, who lived much of his adult life in Auburn and was secretary of state under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Seward negotiated...
  • Sarah Palin Rejects Federal Energy Stimulus Funds (ONLY Governor to do so)

    05/21/2009 4:47:41 PM PDT · by lewisglad · 48 replies · 2,173+ views
    The Fairbanks News Miner ^ | Originally published Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 1:42 p.m. | Rachel D'Oro/The Associated Press
    Gov. Sarah Palin on Thursday vetoed $28.6 million from the federal stimulus funds for energy efficiency. Despite pressure from some lawmakers and others to accept the federal money, Palin said she won't accept funds tied to adoption of building codes by local governments. "Alaskans and our communities have a long history of independence and opposing many mandates from Washington, D.C.," Palin said in a statement announcing the veto. "This principle of maximum self-government for local communities is also set out in our constitution. There isn't a lot of support for the federal government to coerce Alaska communities to adopt building...
  • Sarah Palin picks author Lynn Vincent as memoir collaborator (Palin Ping! - No.10 - May 22, 2009)

    05/21/2009 2:31:19 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 11 replies · 1,122+ views
    AP via Winnipeg Free Press ^ | May 21, 2009 | AP
    NEW YORK - Sarah Palin has picked a collaborator for her memoir. A spokeswoman for SarahPAC, the Alaska governor's political action committee, says that Palin has selected Lynn Vincent, an author and features editor for World magazine, a conservative Christian publication.
  • Palin Lauds Congressional Gun Provision (Palin Ping! - No.9 - May 21, 2009)

    05/20/2009 11:05:44 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 18 replies · 978+ views
    Office of Gov. Sarah Palin ^ | May 21, 2009 | Office of Gov. Sarah Palin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-127 Governor Palin Lauds Congressional Firearm Provision May 20, 2009, Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sarah Palin today welcomed the news that Congress has passed legislation that would permit visitors to carry loaded firearms in national parks and wildlife refuges, subject to the requirements of state law. The provision was included in legislation placing new restrictions on the way in which credit card companies deal with consumers. “This is certainly good news for Alaska,” Governor Palin said. “The ability to carry a firearm can define a life or death situation, especially for protection against surprise encounters with...
  • Palin dedicates legislative building (Palin Ping! - No.8 - May 20, 2009)

    05/19/2009 10:27:18 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 8 replies · 644+ views
    Juneau Empire ^ | May 19, 2009 | Pat Forgey
    Alaska's top political and judicial leaders met in front of the Alaska Capitol and Dimond Courthouse Monday to name a new legislative office building after Judge Thomas Stewart, who died Dec. 12, 2007. Gov. Sarah Palin signed Senate Bill 29 during a ceremony held on the plaza near the Capitol, naming the former Scottish Rite Temple after Stewart, who she called an "exemplary Alaskan." It will now be called the Thomas B. Stewart Legislative Office Building. Stewart was a war hero, receiving the Silver Star and other honors while serving with the famed 10th Mountain Division during World War II....
  • TODD & SARAH PALIN - WALKING THE WALK (Palin Ping! - No.7 - May 19, 2009)

    05/19/2009 12:01:45 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 11 replies · 1,899+ views
    GoFishProductions - Christian Living ^ | May 18, 2009 | Karen Kassel Hutto
    "Personal integrity is making a hard decision and sticking with it. It's about digging down deep and holding onto your faith, even when you don't see the light at the end of the tunnel." - Sarah Palin, Governor of Alaska "Life will test your integrity. There is a cost for doing what's right." - Todd Palin, First Gentleman of Alaska On September 3, 2008 at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Sarah Palin exploded onto the national political scene as John McCain's surprise pick for running mate. Stepping confidently to the podium-and into the history books-as the GOP's first female...
  • All gas line options up for discussion (Palin Ping! - No.6 - May 18, 2009)

    05/17/2009 11:46:24 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 19 replies · 862+ views
    ADN ^ | May 17, 2009 | GOV. SARAH PALIN
    Ensuring that Alaskans have affordable energy for decades to come is one of the most important jobs on my desk right now. To succeed, the state needs to look at every possible option and make sure Alaskans have all the information to make the right decisions. That's why I asked the Legislature to fund a thorough review of an in-state pipeline to move natural gas from the North Slope to Fairbanks, through the Railbelt and Southcentral regions, serving as many communities in the state as economically feasible. We're not wasting any time in this effort. The Legislature adjourned just three...
  • The Quayling of Sarah (Palin Ping! - No.5 - May 17, 2009)

    05/17/2009 12:13:53 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 24 replies · 1,285+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2009 | David R. Stokes
    ...(Excerpt) The “Dan Quayling” of Sarah Palin continues and this make-her-look-stupid-campaign testifies to the fact that she remains a formidable political figure. The irony of this is largely lost on most of the “beautiful” minds over at NBC, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, & ABC, where the teleprompters double as mirrors. The charismatic Governor of Alaska draws enthusiastic crowds wherever she goes – even after the defeat of the Republican ticket at the hands of the yes-we-can guys. And the very idea that she can make millions with a book at a time when publishers are shy about taking many risks in...
  • Governor Signs House and Senate (Charter School) Bills (Palin Ping! - No.4 - May 16, 2009)

    05/15/2009 11:29:17 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 12 replies · 686+ views
    Office of Governor Palin ^ | May 16, 2009 | Office of Governor Palin
    Governor Signs House and Senate Bills House Bill 137 and Senate Bill 57 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-120 Governor Palin Signs House and Senate Bills May 15, 2009, Anchorage, Alaska - Governor Sarah Palin today signed two bills into law that will provide a grace period for charter schools experiencing decreased enrollment and authorize the state to enroll in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. “It is so important Alaska’s parents have opportunities to choose what's best for their children’s education,” Governor Palin said. “I appreciate the hard work of all the legislators who spearheaded these bills...
  • Palin Ping! - No.3 - May 15, 2009

    05/15/2009 9:58:14 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 34 replies · 1,367+ views
    May 15, 2009 | SolidWood
    Blog post by Greta Van Susteren at FOX: hhm …. by Greta Van Susteren My husband was just told that a news organization is snooping around …asking…. whether he told (asked?) Governor Palin to use her (Gov Palin’s) PAC to pay off Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s multi million dollar campaign debt. Now that might be a hot story to some — if it were true or even possible. For starters if the news organization did a bit more background research, the organization would learn this is impossible. PAC’s can only contribute $5000. $5,000 is not going to retire a...
  • Palin Ping! - No.2 - May 14, 2009

    05/13/2009 10:05:18 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 15 replies · 828+ views
    May 14, 2009 | SolidWood
    Governor Palin Statement on attacks against Carrie Prejean FR threadFirst Dude Helps With Literacy ProjectsFR threadWhy Sarah Palin still befuddles the media - Commentary: Alaska governor appears set for 2012 presidential bid Chugach Electric and CP Sign Gas ContractPalin weighs vetoes, whether to accept stimulus money(Conservatives4Palin comment on this) What a surprise! Chris Matthews slams Sarah Palin’s new bookFR threadMSNBC Olbermann raging against Palin's book deal
  • Palin Ping ! - No.1 - May 13, 2009

    05/13/2009 12:26:54 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 19 replies · 699+ views
    May 13, 2009 | SolidWood
    Governor's Office: Two More Ethics Complaints Against Governor Palin DismissedADN: Palin signs 2010 book deal with HarperCollins .............Chilkat Valley News: Crowds embrace Gov. PalinGovernor's Office: Governor Encouraged by U.S. Interior’s Move on Off-Shore DrillingVideo of Interview with Governor Palin in Eagle flooding area
  • Ronald Reagan Day (declared by Sarah Palin January 11, 2008)

    02/09/2009 8:29:16 PM PST · by euram · 11 replies · 626+ views
    Ronald Reagan Day WHEREAS, President Ronald Wilson Reagan, a man of humble background, worked throughout his life serving freedom and advancing the public good, having been employed as an entertainer, Union leader, corporate spokesman, Governor of California, and President of the United States. WHEREAS, Ronald Reagan served with honor and distinction for two terms as the 40th President of the United States of America; the second of which he earned the confidence of three-fifths of the electorate and was victorious in 49 of the 50 states in the general election – a record unsurpassed in the history of American presidential...
  • MSNBC’s O’Donnell: Sarah Palin Called Obama a Terrorist

    01/29/2009 3:33:35 PM PST · by redk · 66 replies · 2,275+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/29/09 | Kyle Drennen
    During the 3PM hour on MSNBC, anchor Norah O’Donnell derided Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for attending the annual Alfalfa dinner in Washington, D.C., declaring: "Sarah Palin is coming to D.C. she ran as a maverick this whole campaign, wanted nothing to do with people in Washington, the anti-establishment candidate, and now she's coming to the most exclusive dinner in Washington, to hobnob with perhaps the president, ambassadors, senators, all the people she derided during the campaign. What's up with that?"
  • Governor Palin talks National Politics (video)

    01/30/2009 7:00:23 AM PST · by SolidWood · 9 replies · 918+ views
    http://sarahpalinmedia.blogspot.com/ ^ | January 28, 2009 | Sarah Palin Media
    Watch Video of Sarah Palin talking briefly on topics ranging from book deal rumors to her new pac (SarahPac) and the simulus package.http://sarahpalinmedia.blogspot.com
  • Palin Effigy Copycats Who Hung Obama Escape Charges

    01/30/2009 7:36:56 AM PST · by curth · 6 replies · 485+ views
    wehonews ^ | Thursday, January 29, 2009 | Ryan Gierach
    West Hollywood, California (Thursday, January 29, 2009) - In the latest twist of effigy events (will they ever end?), Hunter Bush and Joe Fischer, a pair of college students who hung an effigy of then-candidate Barack Obama on the University of Kentucky campus in direct response to the West Hollywood Halloween Sarah Palin effigy, escaped charges this week. A grand jury dismissed charges of second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking and disorderly conduct against Mr. Bush, age 21, and Mr. Fischer, age 22, for their role in hanging an effigy dressed in a black sports jacket, khaki pants and Barack...
  • Sarah Palin's Shoes Bring $2,025.00 on eBay

    01/30/2009 11:29:40 AM PST · by lewisglad · 32 replies · 1,881+ views
    Style List.com ^ | Posted Jan 29th 2009 at 11:30AM by | Josh Loposer
    We can hardly believe it, but this strange fascination with all things Sarah Palin still hasn't run its course. Case in point, someone claiming to be Palin's niece just sold a pair of the governor's Naughty Monkey pumps -- that she reportedly bought with her own money (not like all that fancy designer stuff the RNC picked up) -- on eBay for a whopping $2,025. Regularly priced, these heels retail for about $90 -- but put the foot of a thwarted VP candidate in them, and the price skyrockets . Find Your Own Naughty Monkey Pumps -- At Regular Price...
  • Suing the Belugas (Stop It,Sarah, Just Stop It! says the Times)

    01/29/2009 6:08:08 AM PST · by publius1 · 24 replies · 1,156+ views
    New York Times ^ | 1/28/09 | Anonymous
    In October, while Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska was campaigning to be vice president, the federal government added the beluga whales in the state’s Cook Inlet to the endangered species list. At the time, Governor Palin opposed the listing, saying it would be “premature.” (She said the same thing about protecting polar bears.) Now Ms. Palin has announced that she will sue to remove the whales from the protection of the Endangered Species Act. *** In explaining her intent to file suit, the governor has challenged virtually every aspect of the listing decision — including the scientific finding that these...
  • Palin Derangement Syndrome Returns: Blogger Mocks Governor for Wearing Glasses

    01/29/2009 5:49:41 AM PST · by obamaisandrogynous · 38 replies · 1,283+ views
    The Republican Liberty Caucus ^ | 1.29.2009 | Judah H
    The Palin Derangement Syndrome (PDS) on the radical left is getting worse. A blogger on the LimeLife.com site is now attacking Gov. Palin for wearing glasses. She didn’t quite call her “four eyes,” but used the slightly more snarky “spectacled one” to describe the former vice presidential nominee and governor of America’s 50th state. Those Leftist writers are so sophisticated. What are they going to do next? Trip retarded kids who are crossing the street? The blog posting breathlessly stated, “Sarah Palin will never be relegated to memory - probably because she never goes away. The spectacled one is back...
  • Arsonist intended murder at Palin's church? (The dementia of the left...it always turns deadly)

    01/29/2009 7:14:37 AM PST · by jessduntno · 6 replies · 662+ views
    Arsonist intended murder at Palin's church? Report: Alarm, phone wires cut, fire set at entrance © 2009 WorldNetDaily A leader at Wasilla Bible Church in Alaska suspects the arsonist who started fires that left $1 million in damages intended murder and possibly targeted the church because of the attendance of Gov. Sarah Palin, whose Christian faith became an issue during her 2008 campaign with Sen. John McCain. "Clearly this was an attack caused by Governor Palin's connection to this little Christian church," writes blogger Kevin Collins in his Collins Report. Collins said a church elder, Tom Ryan, confirmed the case...
  • Palin, Obama to share stage

    01/29/2009 7:13:43 AM PST · by Al B. · 152 replies · 3,004+ views
    Politico ^ | Jan. 29, 2009 | Jonathan Martin
    In what could be a preview of the 2012 presidential race, Sarah Palin and Barack Obama will share a stage together this Saturday night in Washington, D.C., Politico has learned. The Alaska governor and former GOP vice presidential nominee, making her first trip to the nation’s capital since the election, will join the President at the Alfalfa Dinner, a venerable gathering of the city’s political elite. Palin and Obama will both address the black tie crowd at the Capital Hilton, aides to each say.
  • Palin Pleased with Payments to Veterans

    01/28/2009 8:38:04 PM PST · by euram · 13 replies · 582+ views
    January 28, 2009, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin applauded Secretary of the Army Pete Geren’s decision to continue retirement payments to the Alaska Territorial Guard members on a temporary basis. A congressional fix will be needed to fully reinstate the retirement money rightfully earned by these veterans. The Alaska Territorial Guard members are primarily Alaska Natives living in rural areas. “Rural Alaskans face the highest food and energy costs in the nation, and these veterans need their retirement checks now more than ever,” Governor Palin said. “Using the emergency fund to provide monetary protection for these 26 veterans is...
  • The GOP countdown to 2012: Sarah Palin forms a PAC

    01/28/2009 5:01:06 AM PST · by DogBarkTree · 51 replies · 1,129+ views
    The surest sign yet that Alaska's Republican Gov. Sarah Palin intends at least to be in position for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination contest. Like others presumed to have their eye on the party nod -- former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Arkansas ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee -- she has set up a PAC -- SarahPAC. The creation of such a financial entity commits her to nothing. But such a political action committee will allow Palin to position herself to compete by legally collecting donations to travel and speak on her own behalf (Iowa is a long snow machine ride from...
  • Exclusive interview reveals: Palin’s church fire was attempted murder by a professional

    01/28/2009 5:24:55 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 24 replies · 2,099+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | Jan. 28, 2009 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    An exclusive interview with a church Elder has provided The Collins Report with sobering new facts about the arson fire at Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s home church, the Wasilla Bible Church (WBC). WBC Elder Tom Ryan revealed never before reported facts about this vicious crime. FACT: The crime was a six count attempted Murder 1, not a simple arson of a coincidently occupied building. There were 5 adult women and a 17 year old girl in the church during the arson. The old media never reported this crime as attempted murders. Instead they have smothered the truth of this story....
  • "Leave them kids alone"

    01/21/2009 10:19:42 AM PST · by Josh Painter · 21 replies · 1,121+ views
    Sarah Palin for President ^ | january 21, 2009 | Josh Painter
    Excerpts from a letter to the editor of the Frontiersman, Sarah Palin's hometown newspaper: On Jan 5, I was listening to the radio... the Dan Fagan minute came on. He said he had looked up Sarah Palin’s grandson’s name (Tripp) in an Urban Dictionary and that it meant "to have sex while on drugs or drunk..." Now, even an innocent newborn isn’t spared from this guy’s venom. Not surprising, this is the same guy, along with his sidekick, Sanquanita, who made fun of a special-needs child at the state fair two summers ago. They laughed... The Anchorage Daily News and...
  • Palin to media: Leave my kids alone (what about Obama's kids)

    01/21/2009 2:40:49 PM PST · by smallbiz · 60 replies · 2,122+ views
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is going on the offensive against news organizations and bloggers she says are perpetuating malicious gossip about her and her children. But political observers say the former Republican vice presidential candidate can't have it both ways: trotting out the children to showcase her family values, then trying to shield them from scrutiny. Palin's criticism also raises questions about her motivations because she has said she is open to a presidential run in 2012. "I think she's positioning herself. She's attacking the media as a way to generate support among a base she hopes...