The Wall Street Journal this morning takes incumbent Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski to task for her half baked, revenge motivated write in campaign: While 2010 is shaping up as the year of the conviction politician, the election is also throwing up candidates running on little more than their personal sense of entitlement. On that score, […]
Breaking: Sarah Palin Resigning as Governor of Alaska
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced today that she will resign from office July 26. Palin made the announcement from her home in Wasilla, she was flanked by her husband, Todd, her family and state commissioners. Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell will succeed her. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Wow, […]
UPI: Dismissed Palin Complaints Rack up Costs
All those frivolous ethics complaints filed against Alaska Governor Sarah Palin are starting to add up the UPI reports they’ve cost taxpayer nearly “a third of a million dollars.” JUNEAU, Alaska, May 28 (UPI) — The ethics complaints filed against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin are running a tab of nearly “a third of a million […]
Sarah Palin’s Church Damaged by Suspicious Fire
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s home church was heavily damaged by a suspicious fire Friday night. Damage to the Wasilla Bible Church was estimated at $1 million, authorities said Saturday. No one was injured in the fire, which was set Friday night while a handful of people, including two children, were inside, according to Central Mat-Su […]
Just Go Already
It’s over. Alaska Senator Ted Steven has lost his re-election bid… Steven’s was defeated by Democrat Mark Begich after being convicted on corruption charges in October. Hey Ted, thanks for the memories Now just go… and good riddance.
Ted Stevens: Guilty On All Counts
From the Wall Street Journal: Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has been found guilty of lying about receiving gifts. Stevens, 84 years old, was charged with lying on financial documents to conceal $250,000 in home renovations and other gifts he received from oil services contractor VECO Corp. Stevens has steadfastly maintained his innocence and had hoped […]
Ted Stevens Indicted
Ted Stevens (R-AK), the longest serving GOP senator, was indicted on corruption charges today. The indictment includes seven counts of failing to disclose more than $250,000 in gifts and services from an oil services company that helped renovate his home. All I can say is: it’s about time! More here, here and here.