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Pete Rouse and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The obsessive quality of Palin's to demonize an opponent has repeated itself frequently and consistently in her brief political career, now with the newly named White House Chief of Staff, Pete Rouse.

Sarah Palin in Wasilla for 9/11 Rally

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

In Palin's five minute address, the audience was treated to a hodge-podge of buzzwords and rambling sentences that came out half-formed and chasing their own tails.

Sarah Palin's Hometown, Wasilla, Alaska

Cynthia Wachtell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cynthia Wachtell

The students of Wasilla are reading a lot about war. They are reading about World War II, Vietnam, and the war in Afghanistan.

Palin Holds Press Conference to Explain Last Press Conference

Robert Lanham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Lanham

"Let me state my reasons in plain English without any sports analogies: I'm resigning because I feel I can be a more effective leader operating from the sidelines. I'm no bench warmer," she added.

Palin Hit With Another Ethics Complaint

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

In the wake of Governor Palin stepping down from her job, new allegations have surfaced today in Alaska charging Palin with additional violations of the Alaska Executive Ethics Act.

Huffington Post Blogger Shannyn Moore in Palin's Cross Hairs (UPDATED - Press Conference in Anchorage)

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

By specifically singling out and naming Moore, Palin has done two things; she has shown herself to be a reactionary immature politician, and she has made Shannyn Moore a lot better known.

The Iquitarod!: Sarah Palin's Latest Arctic Sport

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin expects no one to wonder why in the world she would step down from the governorship, which is the only platform from which she can claim any political legitimacy. And we're not supposed to speculate? Come now.

Palin To Pay Back Taxes

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin must pay income taxes on thousands of dollars in expense money she received while living at her Wasilla home, under a new determinati...

Far Right Inaugurates Palin as "Their President"

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darin Murphy

In an unprecedented moment in history, Governor Sarah Palin was sworn in today by the far right wing of the Republican Party as the first female President of The Real America.

Jason Linkins

Obama Fails To Secure Endorsement Of Wasilla's Hometown Paper

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lest you think that everything is going Barack Obama's way and that the media is totally in the tank for Barack Obama, we bring you word of an endorse...

Palin's Wasilla Doodles Reveal The Origin Of McCain Campaign Myths (PHOTO)

TNR/ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New Republic reports: On a recent reporting trip to Alaska, TNR senior editor Noam Scheiber came across a piece of paper from an old Wasilla ...

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...

Palin Linked Electoral Success To Prayer Of Kenyan Witchhunter

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The pastor whose prayer Sarah Palin says helped her to become governor of Alaska founded his ministry with a witchhunt against a Kenyan woman who he ...

This Week's Palin Primer From Alaska: Bristol and Levi, Earmarks, Troopergate, More

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Craig Mitchell

It has been 48 hours since I have had a call from any agent of any national news organization. But here in the subarctic there have been several new developments in which those of you who aren't here in the subarctic may be interested.

On Star Wars, Homeless Men, and Sarah Palin

Alexis C. Jolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexis C. Jolly

Most of us have had to settle for Miss Congeniality rather than Miss Alaska in the beauty pageant of life. But just because we can relate to Palin doesn't mean she should be in a position to become president.

Sam Stein

Author Of Book Palin Targeted Lashes Back: She's My Mortal Enemy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The author of the book Sarah Palin reportedly tried to have removed from her hometown library blasted back Saturday evening, saying the Alaska Governo...

McCain Blasted Palin's "Pork-Barrel Spending" In 2001

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate John McCain criticized two his future running mate's hometown projects in broadsides in 2001 against congressional "...

About Sarah Palin

Anne Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne Kilkenny

I am a resident of Wasilla, Alaska, and I have known Sarah since 1992. She has bitten the hand of every person who extended theirs to her in help.

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,...

Sam Stein

When Palin Thought Wasilla Wasn't Cosmopolitan Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When is being cosmopolitan a bad thing? When you're in the bowels for the Republican convention. One of the many memorable lines from Rudy Giuliani's...

Wasilla's Meth Problem Made Palin's Borough The Meth Capital Of Alaska

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASILLA - The Matanuska-Susitna area is the methamphetamine capital of Alaska, according to Alaska State Troopers. In 2003, authorities uncovered nin...

Police Chief: Palin Fired Me For Campaign Contributors

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Independent reported on Monday that another Sarah Palin firing scandal had been overlooked: Early in her tenure as mayor, the city co...

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...

Another Palin Firing Scandal Surfaces

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Palin, a lifelong member of the National Rifle Assn., started her career as a member of her local city council in Wasilla, Alaska, a town about 45 mil...