Palin says she will not accept 45-percent of federal stimulus p...

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Gov. Sarah Palin, R-AK, announced Thursday morning she wants to leave 45-percent of Alaska's estimated $930 million portion of the federal government's economic stimulus funds on the table.
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Meru

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Mar 19, 2009
 
She's giving $116 million dollars for the University of Alaska Fairbanks research vessel? What the hell is that? Put some of that money towards education!!
dkpine

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Mar 19, 2009
 
i never thought i would agree with palin on anything, but i do agree with her on no new goverment. we have more then enough as it is. i don't agree with the $116 mil. for a boat.
dale

Juneau, AK

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Mar 20, 2009
 
once again paliin proves shes good at lieing, and cheating the state of money that they deserveand asking for money that we dont need. she is rejecting money for educationn but wanting 116 million for a boat, she needs to be removed from office and charged. But before she leaves she needs to repay all the money she charges the state to run from her house and the million she stold from the permanent fund
mymymy

Palmer, AK

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Mar 20, 2009
 
HA HA HA... THIS is SOOO ironic? Palin keeps 150k worth of clothing. But rejects stimulus package for the state? Talk about greedy..
erldon gratrix

Fairbanks, AK

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Mar 20, 2009
 
I think Governor Palin is right to not take stimulus money from the Federal Government that would obligate the State of Alaska to support those programs in the future when the seed money is no longer available.
OH WHAT A WORLD

Anchorage, AK

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Well I think that she is full of XXXX! Alaska needs those dollars for education,education,education. I see her as a greedy person and putting her own agenda before the President and the Alaskans that I see on the side of the streets at the red lights needing money with snow knee deep and what about those extra long lines at the Food Banks and at the Shelters needing a warm meal and a safe bed for their families at night. WHAT ABOUT THAT!
HIH

Lancaster, PA

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Mar 20, 2009
 
This is the same Republican that voted to accept the millions of dollars on the bridge to nowhere that was never built. This is the same lady that is Governor of the highest per capita of federal tax dollars per citizen and accepts more federal money to her state then they pay into the federal government per year.

Hey lady your a hypocrite and I hope you run for the White House again because it will be fun helping to destroy your political career again.
HIH

Lancaster, PA

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Mar 20, 2009
 
I think I found the perfect combination for the Republicans in 2012 . Eric Cantor the man with all the answers and Palin the women with the expensive political wardrobe.

oldtimer

North Pole, AK

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Mar 20, 2009
 
oh-oh sarah, you are slipping,,, thinking too much national not enough local.... we need that money for education and such (never turn down free money,especially in times of need,it may never come this way again) I was a big supporter of yours but it looks you are looking for bigger fish to fry....
Steptoe

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Awesome job sarah! Alaska should be proud of your anti government stance
HIH

Lancaster, PA

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Is there anyone left in the Republican Party that isn't a hypocrite. Palin hammers Obama for his gaffe on the special olympics and she turns around and refuses federal money for special needs children in Alaska.

Sarah Palin talks a good game for specials needs children until it comes to funding the programs. She's a joke !!!!
HIH

Lancaster, PA

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Steptoe wrote:
Awesome job sarah! Alaska should be proud of your anti government stance
This is just what this country needs more deregulation of businesses like AIG. Give me a break idiot.
HIH

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Mar 20, 2009
 
oldtimer wrote:
oh-oh sarah, you are slipping,,, thinking too much national not enough local.... we need that money for education and such (never turn down free money,especially in times of need,it may never come this way again) I was a big supporter of yours but it looks you are looking for bigger fish to fry....
Alaska accepts more federal money they they pay into the government, and Palin never turned it away when Bush was in office. Palin is doing a disservice to the people of Alaska in an attempt to further her political career.

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Meru wrote:
She's giving $116 million dollars for the University of Alaska Fairbanks research vessel? What the hell is that? Put some of that money towards education!!
If someone in Alaska did something for education a long time ago, Palin would know the difference between Africa being a country or a continent. Bimbo.

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Steptoe wrote:
Awesome job sarah! Alaska should be proud of your anti government stance
Absolutely!!!!!!!!!!
Palin 2012
HIH

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Mar 20, 2009
 
erldon gratrix wrote:
I think Governor Palin is right to not take stimulus money from the Federal Government that would obligate the State of Alaska to support those programs in the future when the seed money is no longer available.
So your against accepting federal money for extended umemployment benefits because Alaska doesn't want to pay part-time and temp. workers unemployment benefits if they are laidoff.
If you think taxpayers are off the hook by turning down this money your just kidding yourself, your welfare and food stamp claims will skyrocket.

Please note eveyone in the US is aware that Alaska accepts more federal money from government then they pay into the system and during a recession is one hell of a time to stop the cycle just for a personal political career.
HIH

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Meru wrote:
She's giving $116 million dollars for the University of Alaska Fairbanks research vessel? What the hell is that? Put some of that money towards education!!
The boat to nowhere.

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Mar 20, 2009
 
Vance1 wrote:
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Absolutely!!!!!!!!!!
Palin 2012
Idiots run amok! Stop skipping your meds.
Realist

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Mar 20, 2009
 
If you lost a temp or part time job, you've lost income. Unemployment is based on income. You get about 60% of what you once earned.

There are few jobs and people need money. Palin has hers. That's the point. Conservatives have a I've got mine mentality. They never whine about the billions contractors can't account for in Iran and Afghanistan.

If you look at it the wealthy get more from government. Do you get no bid contracts, free wardrobes or bailouts?

Look at Bristol. Palin's kids see how much she values education. Most Alaskans want good futures for their children. Education is the key not being taught earth is 6000 years old.

It's high time Alaskans brought this dog to heel.

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Mar 23, 2009
 
Realist wrote:
If you lost a temp or part time job, you've lost income. Unemployment is based on income. You get about 60% of what you once earned.
There are few jobs and people need money. Palin has hers. That's the point. Conservatives have a I've got mine mentality. They never whine about the billions contractors can't account for in Iran and Afghanistan.
If you look at it the wealthy get more from government. Do you get no bid contracts, free wardrobes or bailouts?
Look at Bristol. Palin's kids see how much she values education. Most Alaskans want good futures for their children. Education is the key not being taught earth is 6000 years old.
It's high time Alaskans brought this dog to heel.
Can an exorcism relieve Palin of idiocy?

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