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Old 10-12-2008, 04:25 PM
 
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Granted that sister Sarah has not had many non-Fox interviews, we have at least seen her around recently. Here is a report from LA Times --who did a lot of reviews of e-mail logs etc - that says it was Todd that was almost a fixture in the government. Source ( Sarah Palin's husband, Todd, was a fixture at governor's office - Los Angeles Times (http://www.latimes.com/business/careers/work/la-na-todd12-2008oct12,0,6898674.story?page=2 - broken link) )

Some disturbing excerpts:

Testimony compiled as part of the inquiry, and The Times' own review of e-mail logs from the administration, show that Todd Palin was a fixture in the governor's office, spending about half of his time there. He attended Cabinet meetings that are supposed to be closed to the public, and was copied on a wide variety of high-level government correspondence on issues such as contract negotiations with the police officers union, Alaska Native issues and the privatization of a dairy near the Palins' hometown of Wasilla.


Here is another excerpt from the same source:

But Atty. Gen. Talis J. Colberg, during his interview with Branchflower, was unable to explain the presence of the governor's husband at Cabinet meetings.

"If someone said that they have seen him at more than one or two Cabinet meetings, would that give you pause?" Branchflower asked.

"That would give me pause, but it's possible," Colberg responded.

"Are Cabinet meetings open to the public?"

"Not to my knowledge."

"Is Todd Palin a state employee, to your knowledge?"

"No."

"Do you know why he was allowed to remain there?"

"No."

...so, if something happens to McCain, and Sarah is the President, we may be actually getting Todd. Scary?

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Old 10-12-2008, 04:37 PM
 
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Seeing as how he joined a group looking for the dissolution of the United States, and when given access by his wife to the workings of Alaska state government decided to use his access to achieve his personal gains, I would say yes.
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:41 PM
 
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Seeing as how he joined a group looking for the dissolution of the United States, and when given access by his wife to the workings of Alaska state government decided to use his access to achieve his personal gains, I would say yes.
Scary part is that Palin's husband has the real possibility of becoming our unofficial president. Any interviews of him around - I am guessing Fox must have done a puff piece..
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:41 PM
 
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This is from July, but still relevant.

adn.com | Alaska Politics Blog : Todd Palin's role
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:54 PM
 
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We don't need to vet any of the Palins. Just watch an episode of either Jerry Springer or The Beverly Hillbillies and you'll know all you need to know.
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:56 PM
 
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...so, if something happens to McCain, and Sarah is the President, we may be actually getting Todd. Scary?
I'd say we've got little to worry about. The Alaskans may want to start the vetting process on him, but I think the rest of the country will hear nothing more about Todd come Nov 5th.
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:06 PM
 
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And we don't think Mrs. O influences and is her husbands closest confidant?

How bout Hillary? What election did she win to head that health care debacle of 1993?
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:09 PM
 
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And we don't think Mrs. O influences and is her husbands closest confidant?

How bout Hillary? What election did she win to head that health care debacle of 1993?
Big difference, those two have a brain.
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:09 PM
 
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And we don't think Mrs. O influences and is her husbands closest confidant?

How bout Hillary? What election did she win to head that health care debacle of 1993?
Does Mrs. O attend closed cabinet meetings? Did Mrs. O admit to putting pressure on members of the Alaskan government to get her BIL fired? I didn't think so.

And in Hillary's case, the first lady is often given tasks to work on as part of her role- did Sarah give her first lady the task of "harass members of the government to get my BIL fired"??
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Old 10-12-2008, 06:03 PM
 
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Big difference, those two have a brain.
And, Todd used his brainless influence a lot - read the article. Most of the influence was for unethical purposes.
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