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Palin: Obama Is Leading America Towards Socialism (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   First Posted: 07/09/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:25 PM ET

In her appearance on "Hannity" on Monday night, Sarah Palin claimed that the country was headed towards socialism.

And she explained her decision not to take stimulus money, "buckets of money" with 'strings attached," as she described it.

She said that she vetoed a "bucket of money" because it was tied to "universal building codes" (requiring the state to adopt federal energy-efficiency standards) which she felt wouldn't work in Alaska - "We don't want those fat strings attached, where centralized big government is going to tell us what is best."

Hannity, who bragged that he was interviewing her near his New York home, asked Palin about the country's debt and Obama's federal programs, prompting Palin to outline her fears.

"Our country could evolve into something that we do not even recognize, certainly that is so far from what the founders of our country had in mind for us."

Hannity interrupted her: "Socialism?"

To which Palin responded: "Well, that's where we are headed."

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