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Wed Dec 5, 2018, 09:53 PM

Sarah Palin's son checks into Alaska halfway house

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Source: Associated Press


Rachel D'oro, Associated Press
Updated 7:20 pm CST, Wednesday, December 5, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The elder son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin turned himself in to an Anchorage halfway house Wednesday to begin a year in custody, following his conviction for assaulting his father, an official said.

Track Palin was initially scheduled to enter the halfway house Oct. 31 after a judge decided new assault allegations disqualified him from a court program aimed at rehabilitating veterans and said he would have to serve time instead.

But the 29-year-old Army veteran won a delay after his lawyer said a bed at an Anchorage treatment hospital for veterans became available. He checked into the halfway house Wednesday morning, said Trey Watson of Geo Reentry of Alaska Inc., which operates the halfway house.

Palin in December 2017 was accused of breaking into his parents' home and leaving his father, Todd, bleeding from cuts on his head, authorities have said.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/us/article/Sarah-Palin-s-son-checks-into-Alaska-halfway-house-13445343.php

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Reply Sarah Palin's son checks into Alaska halfway house (Original post)
Judi Lynn Wednesday OP
Funtatlaguy Wednesday #1
torius Wednesday #2
George II Wednesday #11
Marcuse Wednesday #3
DrToast Thursday #23
Wellstone ruled Wednesday #4
AlexSFCA Wednesday #5
Judi Lynn Wednesday #6
TexasBushwhacker Wednesday #12
Haggis for Breakfast Wednesday #17
elfin Wednesday #7
Honeycombe8 Wednesday #13
AlexSFCA Wednesday #14
luvallpeeps Wednesday #8
dembotoz Thursday #20
Pendrench Wednesday #9
rusty quoin Wednesday #10
FSogol Thursday #22
orangecrush Wednesday #15
Hassler Wednesday #16
More_Cowbell Wednesday #18
JohnnyRingo Thursday #19
Mc Mike Thursday #21
Omaha Steve Thursday #24

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 09:56 PM

1. Should go on Celebrity Rehab.....it's free ...and ur on tv 📺

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 09:59 PM

2. Since his mom was a half-term gov

shouldn’t she be in one, too?

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Response to torius (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:33 PM

11. Olbermann used to call her "Half Governor".

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:02 PM

3. He was culturally deprived as a child.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:11 AM

23. Maybe, but he also has PTSD from serving in the military.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:04 PM

4. Wonder if it is the

one in Palmer? Noticed said facility across the Street form my Sis in Laws Apartment.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:09 PM

5. 'beautiful family' lol

surprised she wasn’t present at McCain’s funeral. After all, he is remembered by most people only for his 2008 campaign with Palin.

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Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:14 PM

6. That is so odd, is it not? Thanks for pointing it out.

Very shabby, trashy group, the snowbillies.

It wasn't anyone intelligent who suggested McCain choose her as his running mate.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:43 PM

12. You can blame Steve Schmidt for that

He and others associated with the failed 2008 campaign were not invited to the funeral either. Seems petty to me.

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Response to TexasBushwhacker (Reply #12)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:13 PM

17. Don't blame Steve Schmidt for that one.

He had no part in that.

It was right wing christian zealot Ralph Reed, president of The Christian Coalition. He demanded that, after years of the repubs paying lip service to evangelicals but not committing to their agenda, they chose someone that The Christian Coalition wanted or else they'd revolt and take votes with them. We saw an interview with him immediately (and I mean like minutes) after McCain made the announcement. We had never hear of her before this. I will never forget a friend of mine asked "Is she the sister of Michael Palin (of Monty Python fame) ?" Well, no, but, then again . . . .

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Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:17 PM

7. Maybe not invited? Or perhaps one of her kids in sudden deep trouble with the law? Again? nt

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Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:46 PM

13. She wasn't invited, it was reported.

Who remembers McCain only for his 2008 campaign? He's been in the Senate and a national figure for decades. He'd run for President before.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #13)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:52 PM

14. pretty much all millenials

anyone younger, remembers him as the most funded by NRA

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:23 PM

8. Ever since Sarah has stopped watching for Putin to "rear his head",

look what's happened. He is rearin' all over the damn place.

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Response to luvallpeeps (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 03:29 AM

20. Maybe HALFWAY to Russia?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:24 PM

9. I hope that he is able to get the help he needs and straightens out his life.

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Response to Pendrench (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:30 PM

10. Me too.

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Response to Pendrench (Reply #9)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 10:43 AM

22. Same here. n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:58 PM

15. I wish him well



Addiction has no political affiliation.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:12 PM

16. The clock is on until Skid Palin attacks someone there.

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Response to Hassler (Reply #16)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:46 PM

18. He's had anger issues his whole life

I've always thought that he attacked his father in what the family called Todd's "snow machine" accident in 2016. He had already hit his girlfriend earlier in the year.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:22 AM

19. Shaking things up

Palin family values should be a reality show.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 07:14 AM

21. Betty Bowers on Momma Grizzly Palin:

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:14 AM

24. After a review by forum hosts...locking.

Not important news of national interest.

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