Posts tagged: Sarah Palin

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George H.W. Bush: A Good Man, A Bitter Political Legacy

Any discussion of President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died yesterday at age 94, should start by acknowledging that he was by any measure a public servant, a fine family …..

Mitt Romney’s Hat Almost In Ring

Former Massachusetts governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced today that he’s decisively almost to the point of running for the office of U.S. president again.

Sarah Palin Uses Naughty Internet Slang

Over at Media Matters, they’re featuring a video clip from Fox News — in which former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin uses naughty internet slang — on national tee-vee! — to harp on President Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union address (hint: it’s not SOTU).

Who2’s Betty White Biography, with Photos and Comics

We have a new Betty White biography on Who2, with photos.
The other day I bought a comic book, another in the Blue Water Comics series Female Force.
Blue Water has an extensive series of these bio-comics (biographix?), and I’ve already read one on First Lady Michelle Obama and one on the former Alaskan governor, Sarah Palin.
This time I decided to go out of my “safe zone” and get one that isn’t political.

Rush Limbaugh Needs Your Attention

Radio personality Rush Limbaugh turns 60 years old today.
Happy birthday, Rush!
We’ll say it again: Happy birthday, Rush!
We’re saying it twice because Rush Limbaugh needs the attention. Here’s how we know — he quotes himself:

“Over the weekend, Sarah Palin was responsible for the shooting. Now it’s me.” Really?

Fred Phelps, the Westboro Baptist Church and Tucson

As if crazy religious zealots don’t have a bad enough reputation…
Along comes Westboro Baptist Church patriarch-coot Fred Phelps, Sr., who has jumped into the middle of the Tucson, Arizona shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a lunatic spree that left six people dead.

Daniel Schorr: Politicians and Journalists Shouldn’t Mix

Mr. Schorr and [CNN founder Ted Turner] eventually fell out over a CNN plan to team John Connally, the former Texas governor and Nixon Treasury secretary, with Mr. Schorr as commentators at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas.

Mama Grizzly Sarah Palin Sees Pink Elephants

Here’s a new video from Sarah Palin, called “Mama Grizzlies.”
Not because a mother grizzly bear raises her offspring without the help of the father, who is off roaming the wilds of Alaska in search of another mate. And certainly not because a grizzly’s diet is 90% vegetarian. No, “Mama Grizzlies” because mother bears are protective of their cubs, and according to former governor and part-time biologist Sarah Palin, “‘cuz moms just kinda know when somethin’ is wrong.”

Tina Fey, Better-Than-Prime-Time Player

Tina Fey hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend and got better ratings than anything in prime time.Chalk it up as another victory for Sarah Palin if you like: people tune in just to see her parodied.  The video clip’s below — Fey starts slow, but picks up steam.  The ‘Wheel of Fortune’ moment is a good one.

Those Racist Democrats?

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich — “Blago” — says in his just-released Esquire magazine interview: “I’m blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived.”

Sarah Palin Quits… Vacation

Last night former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin announced she was quitting again, only this time she’s giving up her Hawaiian vacation, not an elected office.

Dinner with Sarah Palin?

As a benefit for the charity Ride2Recovery.com, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is auctioning off an evening at dinner.Here’s a link to the EBay ad. Don’t forget to read the fine print before bidding — a background check is mandatory if you win, for example. Also, Sarah won’t spend more than four hours with you. And if she doesn’t like the idea of dining with you, too bad, the deal’s off.

Levi Johnston Was Born on May 3rd, 1990

In honor of the first anniversary of the 2008 Republican Convention, we’ve profiled Levi Johnston. He was just an unknown Alaska teen before he was hustled into the spotlight at the convention, courtesy of his role as the father of Sarah Palin’s unborn grandchild.

Sarah Palin’s Sister-in-Law Caught Burgling

While her four-year-old waited in the car.Todd Palin’s half-sister was arrested Thursday after police say she broke into a Wasilla home to steal money for the second time this week but ended up getting caught by the armed homeowner… Todd Palin is Gov. Sarah Palin’s husband. He referred questions to a spokeswoman for the governor, who said the family would have no comment.

Bristol Palin Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

Bristol Palin has given birth to a 7-pound, 4-ounce baby boy, according to People and The New York Post.The boy’s name is reported as Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston.

Sarah Palin: The College Years

The LA Times recaps the college years of Sarah Palin.The full sequence, beginning in the fall of 1982, is: University of Hawaii at Hilo (arrived but never enrolled), Hawaii Pacific University, North Idaho College, University of Idaho, Matanuska-Susitna College (Alaska, one term), then University of Idaho again (graduating in 1987).