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God Bless Governor Palin
By Charlotte Tanner


September 23, 2007

It is so refreshing to have a Governor that is not only fiscally responsible, but does not allow herself to be baffled by "the OldBoy" BS. Sarah Palin is a breathe of fresh air in Alaska Politics. God Bless her, and her integrity. May she continue to be as honest as she has shown herself to be since her election.

And YES, right at this moment I am referring to the "Bridge to Nowhere".... but she has also proven her ability to see through other pork barrel scams perpetrated by our incumbent Thieves in DC.

Charlotte Tanner
Louisville, KY

About: "First came to Alaska on the M/V Wickersham in 1968. Have raised two college educated children, thanks to KIC, in Alaska. Now working as an Americorps Volunteer in Louisville, KY for a year."

Received September 22, 2007 - Published September 23, 2007


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Friday - September 21, 2007

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Friday PM - September 21, 2007

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