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Shady and Corrupt? The Real Story Behind Sarah Palin's Deceitful Response to Hillary Clinton's Emails

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Why would she now call further attention to her lies and obfuscations of the truth nearly six years after she abandoned her governorship? Because it pays for her to do so.

Peddling Palin's Snake Oil: More Duplicity and Deception from the Last Frontier

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The one common denominator that links the old Sarah Palin with the new isn't her political ideology (she has none), it's her blatant opportunism. Sarah Palin has always been about Sarah Palin.

More Palin Lies: The Trooper in 'Troopergate' Breaks His Silence

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The Alaska State Trooper at the center of Sarah Palin's so-called "Troopergate Scandal" has broken his more than year-long silence since his embattled divorce with Palin's sister.

Getting Fired by Sarah Palin and Landing on Your Feet

Tom Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Davis

Walt Monegan's become one of the most talked-about individuals in the 2008 presidential campaign -- and his profile was never bigger than it was on Friday.

Meg Stapleton and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin has left a wide swath of human collateral damage in her wake. Now add the inimitable Meg Stapleton to the list.

Palins Want to Have Their Cake and Eat It Too

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

MSNBC posted 1,200 emails obtained through a records request with the State of Alaska. The level of involvement of Todd Palin is higher than most of us who called him the "Shadow Governor" thought.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Palin Won't Release Troopergate Testimony

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As far as Gov. Sarah Palin is concerned, "troopergate" is behind her and she won't provide a transcript of testimony she gave in an investigation into...

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.

McCAIN CAMPAIGN: Time to say "sorry."

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Alaskans will stick up for Alaskans despite party. When it's ten below and snowing sideways, you don't check bumper stickers to see if you'll help so...

Palin Probe Expanded Beyond Troopergate

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Anchorage Daily News reports: The state Personnel Board investigation of Gov. Sarah Palin's firing of Walt Monegan has broadened to include othe...

GOP's Defense: She Shot the Sheriff, But She Did Not Shoot the Deputy

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

As frightening as a Palin Vice Presidency (and possible Presidency) would be, this story is really about John McCain.

Palin Non Grata: Even Drudge Avoids Wading into the Palin Ethics Swamp

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

One would think that the Republican juggernaut of the blogosphere would at least want to spin the Alaska Committee's report. Is Palin such an embarrassment to mainstream conservative America that not even Drudge will rise to her defense?

Sarah Palin's Inbox Reveals Possible Troopergate Smoking Guns

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why the secrecy? Why try so hard to cover up your e-mail trail? What exactly is Gov. Palin trying to hide?

Fired Commissioner: Palin Lied To ABC

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"She's not telling the truth when she told ABC neither she nor her husband pressured me to fire Trooper Wooten," said Walt Monegan, the Alaskan offici...

Karl Rove in Alaska? McCain's Spin and Interference With Bi-Partisan "Troopergate" Investigation

Les Gara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Les Gara

McCain's folks have come to my small state to attack my friends, and people I respect, for political gain. In my book, that's not OK.

Palin's Lawyer Works To Undermine Trooper Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The lawyer for Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, is moving swiftly to head off the co...

Palin Aide Balks On Talking Under Oath In Trooper Scandal

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of Gov. Sarah Palin's top aides was supposed to be interviewed under oath Wednesday as a key witness in the ongoing investigation into her firing ...

Palin Files Ethics Complaint Against Herself

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin wants a state board to review the circumstances surrounding the dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan -- taking the un...