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Mayor Palin Left Wasilla To The Bears: Cut Funding For Animal Control, Children's Shelter, Rape Kits, More

Jacob Alperin-Sheriff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Alperin-Sheriff

Palin's budget realignment saw funds aimed at benefiting Wasilla citizens moved to pay for city legal defense and government employee transportation, including an SUV for the mayor...

Another Palin Lie: Claimed She Took Pay Cut As Mayor, Actually Got Raise

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One thing Sarah Palin cites as proof of her reform credentials is a pay cut she says she took when she became Mayor of Wasilla in 1996. "As mayor I t...

Unqualified for Your Job? Send Your Resume C/O: McCain-Palin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A New York Times story on Sarah Palin's tenure as small-town mayor and governor finds numerous instances of Bush-like cronyism. Read the whole article...

Palin's "Biggest Project" As Mayor: A Hockey Rink With Legal Troubles

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The biggest project that Sarah Palin undertook as mayor of this small town was an indoor sports complex, where locals played hockey, soccer, and baske...

Palin On Getting Earmarks As Mayor: "We Did Well!!!"

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Digging through Wasilla's municipal records is a lesson in the very essence of tedium. You've got pages of proposals to rename streets, assess sewers,...

Palin Forced Staff To Resign In Loyalty Test

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, First Lady Laura Bush urged us to remember Gov. Sarah Palin's record as mayor of her hometown from 1996-2002 when assessing her experie...