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Palin announcement comes as no surprise

Posted: October 10, 2011 - 1:41pm

It was no surprise that Sarah Palin announced she would not run for President! With two million-dollar book deals, a lucrative FOX Network retainer and various TV shows, and exploiting the Republican/Tea Party speech circuit at $50,000 to $100,000 for a short 20-30 minute talk of political rhetoric and religious sound bites, she would simply expose her shortcomings to the probing media and to the public by competing for a $200,000 per year thankless job, which has National and International headaches 24/7. She can make more money in a month delivering four speeches than the President makes in a year, while having the admiration of many, and no responsibility for anything except supporting her extended family? Now she can fish in Bristol Bay in summers at her leisure, prepare nice home-cooked meals for her family in Wasilla, hunt moose and caribou in the Alaska wilderness in fall, sponsor the Iron Dog Race in winter, or ride around in her bus in the Lower 48 giving speeches and accepting money. Which do you suppose she might do? There might be "several million reasons"  for her to be involved in National politics? Such opportunities are available only in America?

Richard Hahn

formerly of Soldotna. Sequim, Wash.

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radiokenai 10/10/11 - 05:25 pm
First of all....

We really don't give a crap how what they think outside! On another note, can't say I blame her. She is doing the right thing, because too many die hard liberals and democrats would never vote for someone who is common folk (that is why we have a muslim, born in another country, as a wanna be president).

Sarah's candidacy would only further split the vote, a move which we can not risk again.

What we all need to do now is to UNITE!

We need a solid Candidate that TEA, Conservatives, Republicans and non-partisans can agree on together!

Lets make obama-mama look like a one-term jimmy carter!

Vote obama out! (maybe he will excommunicate himself back to Kenya!)

alaskanni 10/11/11 - 12:08 pm

So you are telling me you wouldn't do the same if given the opportunity? Jealous much? Is it just Palin or anyone who has more money than you?

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