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"Pallin' Around with Terrorists": Palin's Link to Militia Leader Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

According to sworn testimony Thursday during federal court proceedings in Alaska, two close associates of then Governor Sarah Palin were responsible for introducing FBI Informant William "Drop Zone" Fulton to Schaeffer Cox, the leader of the so-called Alaska Peacekeeper Militia.

Beyond Game Change: Five Undisputed Facts About Sarah Palin's Behavior During the 2008 Campaign

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.01.2012 | Media
Geoffrey Dunn

The he-said-she-said nature of the Game Change controversy -- all based on off-the-record sources -- creates an opportunity for pushback and denial. The uncontested documents from the 2008 campaign, however, provide no squirm room for Palin and her minions.

Palin Loses the War

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

I've said that the governor's political ambition combined with her intellect is like a jet engine on a golf cart. Today, the legislature managed to find the brakes.

McCain's Kitchen Sink Strategy
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The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

With less than three weeks to go in the run-up to the presidential election, the McCain campaign, with help from the Republican National Committee, co...

What Is Todd Palin's Agenda?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Todd Palin is far more than just the Governor's spouse. We are entitled to know what his role in a McCain White House is likely to be.

Who Are John McCain and Sarah Palin?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

If the GOP swift boaters continue to disparage Obama, McCain's past relationships with supporters of paramilitary death squads and Palin's secessionist proclivities become fair game.

Alaskan Independence Party: The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

If McCarthy-era guilt-by-association is once again a valid political consideration, Palin, it would seem, has more to lose than Obama.

Sarah Palin -- A Demagogue in a Skirt

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

Palin is appealing to long standing nativist prejudices -- the fear of the stranger in our midst. Obama is not like "us" according to McCain-Palin and "us" is a code word for the "white"

Joe Klein's "Embarracuda" -- The Hopeless Descent of The McCain Campaign

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Somebody had to say it in the MSM. And Joe Klein of TIME has done the honor. Read the whole Klein piece here.On PalinOver the wee...

McCain's Desperate Smears Signal His Failure as a Leader Under Pressure

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

McCain's decision to personally smear Obama with lies and distortions should go down in history as the final nail in his political coffin.

Question for Gov. Palin: Who Would Jesus Smear?

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

If Palin won't repent for us and won't repent for America, I hope she'll at least remember Lee Atwater's dying remorse and restrain herself for her own sake.

McCain Angry With Himself?

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The raw anger displayed by McCain is so over the top that he cannot seriously be targeting it at anyone but himself, and perhaps the Republican Party he has grown to hate.

Alaska Independence Party Founder Broadcast Hatred Of America

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The founder of the Alaska Independence Party -- a group that has been courted over the years by Sarah Palin, and one her husband was a member of for r...

Sarah Palin and Christian Dominionist Theocracy

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

When it comes to her past association with the Alaska Independence Party, it is not fair to suggest that Palin agrees with all of that group's political positions. It is fair to ask with what policies she does or does not agree.

Alaska Party's Founder: "I've Got No Use for America or Her Damned Institutions"

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

Given that one of America's "damned institutions" is the Department of Defense, this raises a few questions about Gov. Palin's strength on national security issues.

Rachel Weiner

Secessionist Palin Story: McCain Camp Pushes Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, ABC's Jake Tapper reported that officials of a fringe Alaska party once counted Sarah Palin as a member: Officials of the Alaskan Indepe...

Framing Sarah Palin

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats should stay away from the baby stories. They must resist the urge to comment at all on it. Let the media do the muckraking.