Posts Tagged ‘Alaska’

Book Saloon: The Lies of Sarah Palin

I’ve been traveling a lot lately, and thus reading more (political, natch) books than usual, but none seemed new and juicy enough to review.  Fortunately, Karma chose to compensate me for the money I’d thus far wasted at Powell’s; I showed up at a Firebagger Meetup in Portland, and they had FREE BOOKS.  I grabbed [...]

A Plan That Needs a Planet

The GOP strategy for achieving its already media-trumpeted 2010 landslide is shaping up, and it has to be admired for its sheer audacity, as well as its desperate but hardly unwarranted reliance on the media continuing to be as stupid as it was throughout the Bush years.  Richard Cohen, David Broder, and David Gregory are [...]

BERLUSCONI THREATENS TO VACATION IN ALASKA, ADVISE PALIN, IF ITALY IS BOUNCED FROM G-8; CRITICS SEE DIVERSION FROM ITALIAN LEADER’S SERIAL SEX SCANDALS AS SUMMIT BEGINS

On the eve of the G-8 summit, set to convene Wednesday in Italy, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi threatened to fly to Alaska to advise Sarah Palin, the state’s resigning governor, on her political future amid reports that Italy may be bounced from G-8 membership. Critics of the prime minister’s relationships with young starlets and models [...]

“the world needs more trigs, not fewer.”

UPDATED BELOW:  CHNN research department steps in…. Thus spake Sarah Palin today as she unexpectedly resigned as Governor of Alaska.  Demographically, she may be onto something.  If, say, 51% of the world had Down Syndrome, it’s entirely possible she could be elected Queen.  Moreso than under the current situation, anyway.  But such a demographic switch [...]