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Ethics probe: Palin legal defense fund was illegal

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Just like all the other losers who showboat for the republicans, this one is corrupt to the core.

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Breaks my heart that Palin has to cough up $390K. < :-)

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Our Sarah! Is our Sarah in trouble again? I am still humbled at the patriotic pro-American way that she quit - sorry - stepped down from her Govenor role. Heal Sarah, heal. :-)

adaydream, your comment was very sarcastic.

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Palin abusing her unwarranted public attention again? Ugh...

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“I’m ecstatic the truth came out, but I don’t understand how they said this was a good faith effort on her part and they’re going to blame it on her attorneys,” Chatman said. “She’s never accountable for anything.”

I think Hatoyama learned this trick from Palin. Politicians. I think they laugh about this stuff at the club and word gets around about how to do it right.

It is entertaining to me that she is "100% behind the process" but "not accountable". It is a hyperbole volley. Try to say that five times fast.

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Ah, there we go. I was wondering when the Palin boat was gonna trip up from their ignorance.

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Something about Sarah Palin that rings tinny. She's on Fox News but adds very little value or insights of any significance to the programs. However, she is truly a capable politician with star power who can command a following.

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American politics has become a cross between American Idol and Jerry Springer.

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State Personnel Board investigator Timothy Petumenos said the Alaska Fund Trust inappropriately used the word “official” on its website, wrongly implying that it was endorsed by Palin in her role as governor.

If it isn't Sarah Palin, would it be newsworthy?!

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“In the family travel complaint, also investigated by Petumenos, Palin agreed to reimburse the state about $8,000 for costs associated with nine trips taken by her children.”

So, let me see if I have got this right. Under US law if I “use” my employers money without his consent to buy a house and then get found out all I have to do is pay the money back and no crime will have been committed? What a very understanding legal system. I think I might go and live there for a while.

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Corrupt? You betcha!

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Palin has apologized:

"I would like to apologize to all the people who were hurt by these scurrilous partisan Socialist attacks on me. In fact, I am starting a fund to take some of that sting away."

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Honest to goodness, I was just thinking yesterday that it was really nice not hearing about her in the news. I guess I jinxed myself.

Taka

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Palin legal defense fund was illegal

I'm curious on how this is going to play out on Facebook. O.K. No, I'm not. She's so dumb.

Taka

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I hope they prosecute her -- federally. Get this scum off the pond.

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Sarge thinks our Sarah rocks.

Sarge also thinks our Sarah is president material.

Sarge is a visionary.

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Gosh an article .... About Palin I'm going to hives.

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ilclub76 You seem to be having difficulties reading English. This report says that Sarah Palin is innocent of any misdemeanor. Of course, you being a typical "tolerant" liberal, refer to her as "scum."

Sarah Palin will be a great President, next time around. Maybe as soon as 2 years down the line now that the American people are slowly realising exactly the kind of person they have elected to the White House.

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realist? cripes, let's hope not. mentalist more like

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money grabbing self serving cheater.

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realist - "Sarah Palin will be a great President,"

That's OUR Sarah.

Sarah Palin is Our Sarah to Liberals as well as Conservatives.

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Sarah Palin will be a great President, next time around.

hahaha, good one realist, you had me going there for a second!

I like to see her in the oval office at

http://www.palinaspresident.us/

Always good for a laugh. I especially like to turn the globe! Funny!!

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realist: You seem to be having difficulties reading English. This report says that Sarah Palin is innocent of any misdemeanor

I probably speak for most people here when I say that I didn't bother to read the article. It's not really necessary in a Sarah Palin flame war.

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Sarah Palin will be a great President, next time around.

PTA president, maybe.

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lol, good one superlib.

Yeah, title is misleading. Article comes out and says Palin did nothing wrong. And it goes further and points out the obvious need for a fund to deal with complaints by nuts on the left. They hated her so much, they kept digging to find anything to complain about her. None of it worked, she hadn't broken the law on any of it, but that didn't deter those who despised her. After all, a pretty, successful conservative woman cannot be tolerated.

Myself I don't know that I'd support her for President. She talks a good game, but then so does Cheney, and I definitely wouldn't support him. We'll see we have 2 more years to decide. One thing is for certain though, she couldn't have done a worse job then our current President. My dog would be a better President then Obama. Palin would certainly be a few steps above that.

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medievaltimes at 02:01 PM JST - 25th June

American politics has become a cross between American Idol and Jerry Springer.

Splendid comment! Especially poignant because Jerry had his own run at politics.

Molenir said:

Yeah, title is misleading. Article comes out and says Palin did nothing wrong.

Article said:

Thousands of donors who contributed to a $390,000 legal defense fund for former Alaska Gov Sarah Palin will get their money back after an investigator said Thursday the fund was illegal because it was misleadingly described on a website.

Does Molenir ever get it right? Now he will argue that he is correct and nothing was illegal or wrong or whatever.

"an investigator said Thursday the fund was illegal"

"an investigator said Thursday the fund was illegal"

"an investigator said Thursday the fund was illegal"

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sarah who?

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Does Molenir ever get it right? Now he will argue that he is correct and nothing was illegal or wrong or whatever.

You really are all about the personal attacks aren't you donkey.

You must have missed this line...

But Petumenos also found that Palin—the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee—acted in good faith and relied on a team of attorneys to make sure the fund was lawful and complied with the Alaska Executive Branch Act.

Let me translate that for you, since your facility to reason has apparently been damaged. This means that Palin did nothing wrong Please also consider, this is not a judgement, or a ruling, she hasn't been charged or convicted in this. This is an investigator looking things over, and Palin has been going along with everything the investigator found. Investigator says this was illegal, Palin says, ok we'll pay the money back... Honestly though, I can't say I'm surprised you get things like this wrong though. Considering your constant pathetic attacks, are you sure you don't want to change your nick to dumbdonkey? It would be much more accurate.

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I'll stick with the facts not Molenir's interpretation.

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I'll stick with the facts not Molenir's interpretation.

You mean you'll just make up stuff, or read it such a way that it gives you the desired outcome. gDonkey, a little reality check now and then is a good thing.

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Molenir: My dog would be a better President then Obama.

You might convince your leader GOP Rush to let your dog run against Obama in 2012. I strongly believe none of the GOPers smarter than your dog. Sorry if it offended anyone.

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I'd fully support a good, honest sensible woman in the White House, a woman who knows what is best for America. None of the above applies to Sarah Palin although she is excellent at trash talking.

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Here is what journalists really think of Palin but never tell us!! Listen to the open mic after Palin finishes one of her speeches, and you will hear what we all mean by not president material!!!

http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/scarce/palin-drama-live-mic-left-reporters-call-pa

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So, if those were her reasons for quiting/abandoning the governorship of Alaska early, what's to stop her from jumping ship when the going gets tough if she were POTUS?

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