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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-14-09 11:18 PM
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Sarah Palin really is losing her mind. I mean, really...

Palin names three candidates for Senate seat (Updated)
Posted by Alaska_Politics

Posted: April 14, 2009 - 6:33 pm

From Sean Cockerham in Juneau

Gov. Sarah Palin surprised state lawmakers tonight by forwarding the names of three appointees to the single open state Senate seat. Two of them, Tim Grussendorf and Joe Nelson, have already been rejected by the Senate Democrats.

Palin said the third, Alan Wilson, is a successful small businessman and active in the community." He is involved with the Affordable Housing Commission and serves as co-chair of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center. He is a former president of the Alaska State Home Building Association and is currently president of Alaska Renovators, a remodeling company.

Palin said that the Senate Democrats can now choose from among the three.

Anchorage Democratic Sen. Bill Wielechowski objected that, under the law, Palin cant appoint three people to the seat -- she has to pick one of them.

He also objected to all three of the names she put forward. From my perspective, Im not going to support any of those names, Wielechowski said.

He said he has no idea who Wilson is. But he that he checked when his name started floating around and found that, at least until recently, Wilson was not registered as a Democrat. He was registered as undeclared, Wielechowski said.

(Update -- Palin spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said Wilson became a Democrat on March 4.)

The governor has to appoint a Juneau Democrat to the seat, and her choice requires the approval of a majority of the nine Democrats in the state Senate. The seat is open because Kim Elton resigned for an Obama administration job.

What the heck is going on here? I really do think she's gone a little bit crazy. Can we impeach her yet?

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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-14-09 11:25 PM
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1. Is this renovator, new Democrat, one of the "friends" that
helped build the Palin mcmansion in wasilla?

She is nuts & transparent as hell.

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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-14-09 11:29 PM
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2. I don't know about that, but a commenter had this to say:
It's simple. Alan Wilson is married to Sydney Mitchell, one of the owners of the Juneau shoe store (Shoefly) where she bought those red shoes that her niece sold on Ebay. Who could be more qualified than that?

This person wasn't even registered as a Democrat until the day after Kim Elton resigned to go to work for the Obama administration. The Democratic and Republican legislators, as well as the Mayor of Juneau, suggested the name of Dennis Egan, son of Alaska's first governor, everyone thought that a nice compromise had been reached, and then she pulls this shit. I'm just speechless. I think I'm even more speechless than I was when she nominated that asshole Ross to be attorney general. He's probably even advising her to do this.

If we don't impeach her, the next 20 months are going to be sheer hell here if this is how she plans to govern. I don't even know what to say.
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-15-09 03:03 AM
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3. she's lost her mind. what a contemptuous sow she is. God, Blue, she is alienating
even the righties where I work.
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Hekate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-15-09 03:42 AM
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4. What does your local state congress-critter have to say about impeachment?
I'm sure it's time to broach the subject with him/her.


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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-15-09 11:05 AM
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5. I sent him an e-mail last night,
saying that I was a bit concerned about her mental health and suggesting that it might be time to consider impeachment. She's just gone off the rails with this latest.
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Witchy_Dem Donating Member (496 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:48 PM
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6. Could someone please wake me up when she's gone?
She's getting to be as annoying as GWB. I can't hear about her or listen to her voice without having heart palpitations. I'd rather just snooze through her administration and vote her away next election.

I know, bad dem.
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