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Cuomo Removing Troopergate Docs From Public View

Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

Following a report on Governor Cuomo's refusal to use state email to avoid a paper trail, The New York Times has yet another story of a not-so-transp...

Palin Aide Fined for Divulging Emails the State of Alaska Doesn't Want You to See

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

It continues to be inexcusable and audacious that the State of Alaska continues to withhold this information, yet inflicts penalties on an individual with the courage to come forward at great personal risk to share that information in the public sphere.

10 Biggest Sarah Palin Conspiracies | David Moye | Posted 10.29.2011 | Weird News

Like her or not, Sarah Palin is one of the most polarizing political figures of recent years. As such, she has inspired some bizarre conspiracy the...

It's a Mystery Why the Tea Party Loves Sarah Palin

Matt Zencey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Zencey

Doesn't the Tea Party know? As governor, Sarah Palin ran the kind of big government they despise -- and showed a slick politician's slippery regard for ethical propriety and truth.

Joe Miller's Paranoid Attempt To Overthrow The Alaska Republican Party

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

When U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller set out in 2008 to overthrow the head of the Alaska Republican Party, the mission, to him, became far more dange...

Sarah Palin Ethics Violation: Nine Months Later, No Decision

Anchorage Daily News | SEAN COCKERHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state ethics board still hasn't taken action on its investigator's finding nine months ago that Sarah Palin's legal defense fund likely violated t...

Happy Palintine's Day! A Love Letter From Me to Sarah

Kara Vallow | Posted 02.14.2010 | Comedy
Kara Vallow

I thought I really ought to be send you a Valentine's Day greeting today, because I fear that next year you will be forgotten by all but your most rabid and demented fans.

Banned, "Per Todd Palin"

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Sarah Palin's Wasilla book signing had a few rules. "Per Todd Palin", three of us were banned. "Public servants" in their police uniforms at a "public event" in a "public building" had a list of citizens not allowed in.

The Ugly Irony of Sarah Palin's Book Title

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

Perhaps the title is meant to encapsulate Sarah Palin's fierce, independent spirit. But there are many here in Alaska who heard Going Rogue, and were horrified by the ugly irony of her book title.

Todd Palin Is the Dick Cheney of Dumbasses

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

In both cases, an administration came to power with a secret agenda. Bush/Cheney, to remove Saddam Hussein and change the face of the Middle East. The Palins, to get their ex-brother-in-law sh*tcanned.

The Ugly Irony of Sarah Palin's Going Rogue

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

Those of us who live in Alaska, and who have been following this story from the beginning, know the real root of that phrase "going rogue," and will understand the ugly irony of Palin's memoir title.

Lloyd Constantine, Spitzer Confidant,

Times Union | CHRIS CHURCHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHATHAM -- In the months after Gov. Eliot Spitzer's sudden resignation from office, Lloyd Constantine again and again asked himself the same vexing qu...

A Culture of Corruption: The Ghost of Sarah Palin Still Haunts Alaska

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

There was a revealing and troubling exchange between a political watchdog and members of the Alaska Personnel Board, which is responsible for processing so-called ethics violations, including Sarah Palin's.

Peas In a Pod: Palin's Troopergate And Bush's Attorneygate

Susan L. Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan L. Travis

We have entered the surreal world of Republicangate, where distortions of truth and contempt for the law saturate the Republican brand.

UPDATE: The Palin's Meme Has a Crack

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The governor, in an attempt to derail the legislative sanctioned investigation into Troopergate, filed the most costly ethics complaint to date.

It's Not Sarah's Fault...Just Ask Her

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

When it comes to taking responsibility for her failures, Sarah Palin is completely unaccountable. Her finger is always pointed at the most convenient scapegoat.

Sarah Palin Blames Bloggers

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

When it comes to taking responsibility for her failures, Sarah Palin is George W. Bush with lipstick: nothing is ever her fault.

Bristol And Levi Break Up: How The Palins Publicly Trash Their Exes

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bonnie Fuller

Don't mess with Bristol and Sarah Palin if you're a male in-law. Here's how far they'll go to take down a finished flame.

Alaskan Attorney General Resigns: Palin Protected

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Talis Colberg has resigned in the wake of the Troopergate scandal. Sarah Palin let Talis resign as though his illegal advice to her husband Todd and her aids was his own idea.

Texas Evangelicals Funded Attempt To Stop Palin Troopergate Probe

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New state gift disclosures show it cost Liberty Legal Institute and the two law firms working with it $185,000 to represent six Alaska legislators in ...

Todd Palin Guilty: Contempt of Senate

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

At 10:09am on February 6, 2009, Alaska Senate Resolution #5 passed 16-1. This resolution finds the witnesses who ignored their subpoenas guilty of contempt of the Alaska State Senate.

Palin Pledges to Wipe Out Abuses of Power "Starting With That Alaskan Governor"

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Young

When a reporter explained to Palin that the Alaskan governor referred to was, in fact, her, she promised she would "find out more and get back to ya."

Georgia on Her Mind....But Sarah Palin Has Trouble Lurking Around the Corner

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Georgia, Georgia, no peace I find... --Ray Charles No sooner had she committed to hunkering down in Alaska to "...

Half-Baked in Alaska II: More Ethics Charges Unveiled Against Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

New allegations have surfaced in Alaska charging Governor Sarah Palin with additional violations of the Alaska Executive Ethics Act.

Half-Baked in Alaska: Palin's 11th Hour "Troopergate" Exoneration Was a Lie

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Perhaps the most significant questions that remain are whether or not Governor Palin and her husband, Todd, committed perjury in their sworn affidavits to the personnel board.