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Is Sarah Palin A Liar?
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September 6th, 2008
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Is Sarah Palin a Liar?
Is Barrack Obama Making Undeliverable Promises?

The answer to both of those questions is yes !
Here are the facts...

Is Sarah Palin a Liar? A picture paints a thousands words but also tells the truth.

Palin supporting bridge

In Sarah Palin's Republican convention speech, her statement that she rejected Congressional earmark funds leading people to believe she did not support the building of the infamous $389 million dollar Bridge To Nowhere was totally mis-leading!

The bridge would have connected an island to the mainland where only 50 people live and who are some of the most wealthiest people in Alaska, many who contributed to Palin's run for Governor.

In her convention speech, in which the following statement garnered a huge applause, Palin said she had told Congress "thanks but no thanks' on that bridge to nowhere." In the photo above, you see Palin at a support rally in support of building the bridge. She was given a T-shirt which she wore constantly for several weeks.

In the city Ketchikan, the planned site of the so-called "Bridge to Nowhere," political leaders of both parties have stated the claim was false and a betrayal of their community, because she had supported the bridge and the earmark for it secured by Alaska's Congressional delegation during her run for Governor.

The bridge, a span from the city to Gravina Island, home to only a few dozen people and despite Palin's very mis-leading implied statement in her speech when she said, "no, but no thanks to the money", Alaska still received $223 million earmark of rhe original $389 million in 2005 from Congress. Palin didn't return the money either. Instead she used $43 million of it to build a "highway" that would have connected to the bridge. A highway with a dead end! The pricey designation raised a furor and critics, including McCain. Plain used the bridge as an example of wasteful federal spending on politicians' pet projects, leading people to believe she rejected the earmark funding for the Bridge To No Where, when in fact she kept $223 million of the original $389 million Congress had earmarked to Alaska for the project. I find this amazing since it is the very thing that she insists needs cleaning up in Washington.

When running for governor in 2006, Palin said she was insulted by the term "bridge to nowhere," according to Ketchikan Mayor Bob Weinstein, a Democrat, and Mike Elerding, a Republican who was Palin's campaign coordinator in the southeast Alaska city. Weinstein has made this statement, "People are learning that she, [Palin] pandered to us by saying, I'm for this' ... and then when she found it was politically advantageous for her nationally, abruptly she starts using the very term that she said was insulting."

Last year, Palin announced she was stopping state work on the controversial project, earning her admirers from earmark critics and budget hawks from around the nation. The move thrusted her into the spotlight as a so called reform-minded newcomer. Her previous actions of in support of the bridge proved she was not.

Now what is interesting is this. The state never gave back any of the money that was originally earmarked for the Gravina Island bridge.

According to Ketchikan Mayor Bob Weinstein, in fact, the Palin administration has spent "tens of millions of dollars" of the money they kept in federal funds for the bridge to start building a road on Gravina Island that is supposed to link up to the yet-to-be-built bridge. So much for her statement at the convention, ""thanks but no thanks" on that bridge to nowhere." This is an all out lie Palin said in that speech.

Even former state House Speaker Gail Phillips, a Republican who represented the Kenai Peninsula city of Homer, is also critical about Palin's double speak issue on the bridge issue.

"You don't tell a group of Alaskans you support something and then go to someplace else and say you oppose it," said Phillips. Philips a Republican, also supported Palin's opponent, Democrat Tony Knowles, in the 2006 gubernatorial race against Palin. Now what does that tell you if a member of her own party won't support her and a Philips is a woman also.

In 2006, the Ketchikan Daily News quoted her expressing optimism and support for the bridge at a Ketchikan campaign stop, Palin stated in a 2006 campaign stop, "People across the nation struggle with the idea of building a bridge because they’ve been under these misperceptions about the bridge and the purpose." Palin then described the link as the Ketchikan area’s potential for expansion and growth. Palin then said Alaska’s congressional delegation worked hard to obtain funding for the bridge as part of a package deal and that she "would not stand in the way of the progress toward that bridge.

Palin also answered "yes" to an Anchorage Daily News poll question about whether she would continue to support state funding for the Gravina Island bridge if elected governor. Palin states, "The window is now while our congressional delegation is in a strong position to assist." What is very interesting is it was only after she won the Governorship that Palin shifted her position. And then did she tell Congress "thanks, but no thanks." Palin accepted non-earmarked money from Congress that could have been used for the bridge if she so desired. Instead, she opted to use it for other state transportation purposes, building a highway that would have connected to the Bridge To NoWhere - but that doesn’t qualify as standing up to Congress does it? What a bunch of politic double speak lies! And you the American people are falling for this. In the past two years, Palin's adminstrations has glady accepted 34 of 51 thus far of so called earmarked funds that her Congressmen and lobbyists of oil corporations have gotten out of Congress. And she says she is going to say "no" to the old ways of Washington. BULL! Sarah Palin is the new Karl Rove George Bush make over and again America is falling for it like they did in 2004.

How about a little more truth about Sarah Palin. Will you accept or ignore it?

In that the small town of Wasilla, Alaska, where she was Council person then Mayor and which had not previously received significant federal funds before Palin became Mayor, hauled in almost $27 million in earmarks while Palin was mayor. By the way, McCain has explicitly in a LA TIMES STORY criticized several of the Wasilla earmarks in recent years, but not Palin! I wonder why when she was the main politician there pushing for them in Congress. In addition, to help obtain these earmarks, Palin had hired Steven Silver, the former chief of staff for recently indicted Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, as Wasilla’s lobbyist to get these ear mark funds. Want more truth and facts? Palin has continued to solicit federal funds as Governor. A request from Senator Steven in Alaska on Stevens’ Web site shows that she requested $160.5 million in earmarks for the state in 2008, and almost $198 million for 2009. Are these not hyprocitical lies based on what Palin pit bulled said in her Convention speech?

Palin visously attacked Obama’s legislative record, both in Illinois and in Washington without ANY TRUTH behind her attacks.

Palin said at the Convention, But listening to him, [Obama] speak, it’s easy to forget that this is a man who has authored two memoirs but not a single major law or even a reform, not even in the state Senate."

Again, here is another out right lie. Then in her next breathe, she has to praise her own so called ethics reforms in Alaska.

Obama has authored major pieces of law while he has held political office. In 1998 in the Illinois Senate, Obama cosponsored an ethics overhaul report. This legislation barred elected officials from using their campaign funds for personal use and and was called the the first major overhaul of Illinois campaign and ethics laws in 25 years. It also bans fund raisers in the state Capitol during legislative sessions. Obama’s Republican cosponsor Kirk Dillard appeared in an Obama ad last summer describing Obama’s skills working with members of both parties to get legislation passed.

Ethics Reform Law

This legislation ended gifts and meals from lobbyists, cut off subsidized jet travel for members of Congress, required lobbyists to disclose contributions they bundle to candidates, and put the brakes on other, similar common practices. Also noted in a recent FACTCHECK.ORG article are Obama’s efforts with Republican senators to help detect and secure weapons of mass destruction and to destroy conventional weapons stockpiles around the world, and to create a publicly searchable database on federal spending.

In addition, Palin and McCain both have been falsely claiming that Obama will do a direct tax increase on middle-income workers. This simply it not true. Palin and McCain have said, "Obama supports plans to raise income taxes, and raise payroll taxes, and raise investment income taxes, and raise the death tax, and raise business taxes, and increase the tax burden on the American people by hundreds of billions of dollars. ... How are you.... how are you going to be better off if our opponent adds a massive tax burden to the American economy?

These tax remarks by Palin and McCain are false. Here are the facts.

Obama proposes to cut taxes for most individuals, let me make it clear, 81.3 percent of all households would get a tax cut while raising them only for a relative few at the top, which Palin convienently did not mention. It is the rich that does not want the tax increases. Palin also avoids the false claims that McCain continues to make, most recently in a TV ad that wrongly accuses Obama of planning "painful tax increases on working American families." Instead, Palin spoke of the effect of an overall tax increase on jobs and the economy. This woman doesn't even understand economics if she did, she wouldn't even make such a statement. All she was doing was reading a speech most likely written by Karl Rove to re-make her like he did George Bush in 2004. Remember this one fact about all else.

Over the last 8 years, the rich had become richer, and the poorer have become poorer. The largest concentration of wealth from the middle class to the rich has occurred over the last 8 years. Im sorry, but Republicans are not for the common man working man. They are against unions and anything that helps the common man in their quest for a better life. Republicans want to control the wealth so they have the power. All you have to do is study history and you will see what I am saying.

Palin's spokesperson and the McCain camp have refused to comment on any of this. As a matter of fact, the McCain camp will not let Palin be interviewed by any main stream journalists. They do not want any of this exposed on a national basis. They are limiting exposure to journalists to only small town REPUBLICAN newspaper journalists where she is giving campaign speeches.

Other things Palin made in her convention speech are also either out right lies or very extreme exaggerations. Here are a few more.

Palin’s accusation that Obama hasn’t authored a single major law or even a reform in the U.S. Senate or the Illinois Senate is an out right lie. Obama has helped push through major ethics reforms in both bodies, for example.

What was the biggest whopper was what former Republican candidate Huckabee said at the Convention and TV viewers that Palin got more votes when she ran for Mayor of Wasilla than Biden did running for President. That exaggeration and out right lie was not even close. Biden in the recent primaries received 79,754 votes despite withdrawing from the race after the Iowa caucuses. Palin in her run for Mayor had 909 votes casts in her 1999 race, and only 651 votes cast in the 1996 council election.

What is it with politicians that make them think they can just right lie about things and no one is going to call them on the carpet. Well folks, I hate to tell is because they truly think you are dumb enough to fall for it and not do your own research. No...they know you will not do your own research because America, you have been politically brain washed and I don't care what party you are from. So that is why I am presenting you with the facts and truth in this article.

Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin is a Racist, Sexist and Very Vindicitive!
By: Charles James - Journalist in Canada

* *"So Sambo beat the bitch!"* This is how Republican Vice Presidential nominee *Sarah Palin described Barack Obama's win over Hillary Clinton* to political colleagues in a restaurant a few days after Obama locked up the Democratic Party presidential nomination.

According to Lucille, the waitress serving her table at the time and who asked that her last name not be used. Gov. Palin was eating lunch with five or six people when the subject of the Democrat's primary battle came up. The Governor, Palin, seemingly not caring that people at nearby tables would likely hear her, uttered the slur and then laughed loudly as her meal mates joined in appreciatively. "It was kind of disgusting," Lucille, who is part Aboriginal, said in a phone interview with journalist Charlie James after admitting that she is frightened of being discovered telling folks in the "lower 48" about life near the North Pole. Then, almost with a sigh, she added, "But that's just Alaska." *Racial and ethnic slurs may be "just Alaska" and, clearly, they are common, everyday chatter for Palin.*

Besides insulting Obama with a Step-N'-Fetch- It, "darkie musical" swipe, people who know her say she refers regularly to Alaska's Aboriginal people as "Arctic Arabs" -- how efficient, lumping two apparently undesirable groups into one ugly description -- as well as the more colorful "mukluks" along with the totally unimaginative "f**king Eskimo's," according to a number of Alaskans and Wasillians interviewed in James article. But being openly racist is only the tip of the Palin iceberg. According to Alaskans interviewed for the James article, she is also vindictive and mean. We're talking Rove mean and Nixon vindictive.

Read the rest of James explosive article about Palin, *HERE

Here is a PDF of the Charles James article

I'm sorry, I have no room in my speech for slurs or calling people by such slurs. This to me only shows the intelligence of the person and especially how they view their fellow man, either as an equal or as a lesser person. It is clear that evidently Palin thinks of these people as under her, otherwise, why use such slurs? They are not funny!

I could provide you with many more similar issues on how Palin has basically lied and distorted the facts in her Convention speech about issues. The attacks and statements in her speech against Obama were just as bad. your own research and see for yourself how this woman literally took license to lie to you thinking you would accept everything she was telling you for face value. That is scary in itself that one person could even think they could do that to a society, especially our society based on the principals of truth and justice.

Palin does not believe that global warming has been caused by man. In fact, and I quote, Palin has made the following statement twice, the last one to an Alaskan newspaper: "I'm not an Al Gore, doom-and-gloom environmentalist, blaming the changes in our climate on human activity." Evidently Palin has never looked at satellite images of the Arctic and Greenland over the last ten years which shows the the devestating melting of those regions. I'm sorry, this is just plain ignorance any way you look at it. And watch - I bet she suddenly flip flops her opinion on it !

Hey, Mrs. Palin... Read my column, Global Warming - Is It Too Late? You might learn something.

Palin has even sued her Secretary of Interior to stop trying to list the polar bears in Alaska as an endangered species, even though polar bears in Alaska are literally in some cases eating themselves to death because the ice shelves have melted that provide the resources of food to them. This woman is an ignorant self-serving person that has flip flopped so many times I am surprized that she still has a face to even look at. But she does have a face to look at, and it is face I would not trust after hearing the lies that has spewed from her mouth.

Did Palin Have Books Banned At Wasilla Library?

There has been internet postings that Palin tried to ban books at the Wasilla Library. Some postings on the internet have actually posted a list of books she supposedly tried to have banned.

In 1996, shortly after becoming Mayor of Wasilla, Palin asked the city librarian if she would be all right with censoring library books should she be asked to do so.

According to news coverage at the time as reported in the local newspaper, the librarian said she would definitely not be all right with it. A few months later, the librarian, Mary Ellen Emmons, got a letter from Palin telling her she was going to be fired. The censorship issue was not mentioned as a reason.

After a wave of public support on Emmons' behalf, Palin relented and let her keep her job. This happened some 12 years ago, and the controversy long ago disappeared until last week. Under intense national scrutiny, the issue has returned to dog Palin. Did Palin actually ban books at the Wasilla Public Library?

In December 1996, Emmons told her hometown newspaper, the Frontiersman, that Palin three times asked her starting before Palin was even sworn in as Mayor about possibly removing objectionable books from the library if the need arose.

Emmons told the Frontiersman she flatly refused to consider censorship. Emmons, now Mary Ellen Baker, is on vacation from her current job in Fairbanks and has not responded to journalists recent inquiries.

Evidently, the matter came up for the second time in October 1996, during a City Council meeting, Anne Kilkenny, a Wasilla housewife who often attends council meetings, was there. According to Kilkenny, Palin said to Mary Ellen, "What would your response be if I asked you to remove some books from the collection?" Kilkenny as said in recent interviews. Kilkenny has also commented, "I was shocked." Mary Ellen Emmons Baker according to Kilkinney sat up straight and said something along the line of,
"The books in the Wasilla Library collection were selected on the basis of national selection criteria for libraries of this size, and I would absolutely resist all efforts to ban books."
Palin didn't mention specific books at that meeting, Kilkenny has stated.

At the time, Palin called her inquiries rhetorical and simply part of a policy discussion, according to the Frontiersman article.

The question is...were any books actually banned? "NO" according to June Pinnell-Stephens, Chairwoman of the Alaska Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee since 1984. Stephens checked her files last week and came up empty-handed. Pinnell-Stephens also had no record of any phone conversations with Emmons about the issue back then. Emmons was president of the Alaska Library Association at the time. Books may not have been pulled from library shelves, but there were other repercussions for Emmons.

Four days before the exchange at the City Council, Emmons got a letter from Palin asking for her resignation. Similar letters went to Police Chief Irl Stambaugh, public works director Jack Felton and finance director Duane Dvorak. John Cooper, a fifth director, resigned after Palin eliminated his job overseeing the city museum.

Palin told the Anchorage Daily News back then that the letters were just a test of loyalty as she took on the Mayor's job, which she'd won from three-term Mayor John Stein in a hard-fought election. Stein had hired many of the department heads. What is interesting is that both Emmons and Stambaugh had publicly supported him against Palin. Emmons survived the loyalty test and a second one a few months later. However, she resigned in August 1999, two months before Palin was voted in for a second mayoral term.

The Rev. Howard Bess, a liberal Christian preacher in the nearby town of Palmer, said the church Palin and her family attended until 2002, the Wasilla Assembly of God, was pushing to remove his book from local bookstores.

Emmons told him that year that several copies of "Pastor I Am Gay" had disappeared from the library shelves, Bess said. Bess has also stated, "Sarah brought pressure on the library about things she didn't lik and to believe that my book was not targeted in this is a joke."

Librarians are very committed to the principles of the First Amendment of the Constitution. They get very upset when one individual or a group of people try to dictate what people can or cannot read. Most librarians if they got that sort of a question would be curious as to what the intent of the questioner was and their motives and true intent, and that is what everyone should be asking themselves about Palin. What is interesting is the McCain campaign is defending Palin's much-criticized inquiry into banning books at her hometown library, saying her questions were only hypothetical. Now the question I have which is very simple, "Why even ask such a question to begin with?" In my opinion, a person even asking such a question should be viewed as someone who wants to impose their beliefs on others and that alone should be of great concern concerning what Palin's true ideas and values are.

And now there is this open letter from a Anne Kilkenny in Wasilla, Alaska where Palin was Mayor. Kilkenny has posted this on a blog and it is written by her. Read it and then as yourself, is Palin the same woman that spoke at the Republican Convention? After you read this, you will come to the conclusion that I have come to. The Republican party has a serious problem now in their midst, and so do the American public. This in an issue that cannot be explained away even though Palin and the Republican party is trying their best to explain it away. Americans must really look at this and take it to heart. Attempts to ban books is nothing short but pure censorship.

The good and the bad reality of Sarah Palin's policies...

A Letter From Anne Kilkenny

What follows is an open letter written by a resident of Wasilla, Alaska named Anne Kilkenny

September 3, 2008

I am a resident of Wasilla, Alaska. I have known Sarah since 1992. Everyone here knows Sarah, so it is nothing special to say we are on a first-name basis. Our children have attended the same schools. Her father was my child’s favorite substitute teacher. I also am on a first name basis with her parents and mother-in-law. I attended more City Council meetings during her administration than about 99% of the residents of the city.

She is enormously popular; in every way she’s like the most popular girl in middle school. Even men who think she is a poor choice and won’t vote for her can’t quit smiling when talking about her because she is a “babe”.

It is astonishing and almost scary how well she can keep a secret. She kept her most recent pregnancy a secret from her children and parents for seven months. She is “pro-life”. She recently gave birth to a Down’s syndrome baby. There is no cover-up involved, here; Trig is her baby. She is energetic and hardworking. She regularly worked out at the gym.

She is savvy. She doesn’t take positions; she just “puts things out there” and if they prove to be popular, then she takes credit. Her husband works a union job on the North Slope for BP and is a champion snowmobile racer. Todd Palin’s kind of job is highly sought-after because of the schedule and high pay. He arranges his work schedule so he can fish for salmon in Bristol Bay for a month or so in summer, but by no stretch of the imagination is fishing their major source of income. Nor has her life-style ever been anything like that of native Alaskans. Sarah and her whole family are avid hunters. She’s smart.

Her experience is as mayor of a city with a population of about 5,000 (at the time), and less than 2 years as governor of a state with about 670,000 residents. During her mayoral administration most of the actual work of running this small city was turned over to an administrator. She had been pushed to hire this administrator by party power-brokers after she had gotten herself into some trouble over precipitous firings which had given rise to a recall campaign.

Sarah campaigned in Wasilla as a “fiscal conservative”. During her 6 years as Mayor, she increased general government expenditures by over 33%. During those same 6 years the amount of taxes collected by the City increased by 38%. This was during a period of low inflation (1996-2002). She reduced progressive property taxes and increased a regressive sales tax which taxed even food. The tax cuts that she promoted benefited large corporate property owners way more than they benefited residents.

The huge increases in tax revenues during her mayoral administration weren’t enough to fund everything on her wish list though, borrowed money was needed, too. She inherited a city with zero debt, but left it with indebtedness of over $22 million. What did Mayor Palin encourage the voters to borrow money for? Was it the infrastructure that she said she supported? The sewage treatment plant that the city lacked? or a new library? No. $1m for a park. $15m-plus for construction of a multi-use sports complex which she rushed through to build on a piece of property that the City didn’t even have clear title to, that was still in litigation 7 yrs later–to the delight of the lawyers involved! The sports complex itself is a nice addition to the community but a huge money pit, not the profit-generator she claimed it would be. She also supported bonds for $5.5m for road projects that could have been done in 5-7 yrs without any borrowing.

While Mayor, City Hall was extensively remodeled and her office redecorated more than once. These are small numbers, but Wasilla is a very small city. As an oil producer, the high price of oil has created a budget surplus in Alaska. Rather than invest this surplus in technology that will make us energy independent and increase efficiency, as Governor she proposed distribution of this surplus to every individual in the state.

In this time of record state revenues and budget surpluses, she recommended that the state borrow/bond for road projects, even while she proposed distribution of surplus state revenues: spend today’s surplus, borrow for needs.

She’s not very tolerant of divergent opinions or open to outside ideas or compromise. As Mayor, she fought ideas that weren’t generated by her or her staff. Ideas weren’t evaluated on their merits, but on the basis of who proposed them.

While Sarah was Mayor of Wasilla she tried to fire our highly respected City Librarian because the Librarian refused to consider removing from the library some books that Sarah wanted removed. City residents rallied to the defense of the City Librarian and against Palin’s attempt at out-and-out censorship, so Palin backed down and withdrew her termination letter. People who fought her attempt to oust the Librarian are on her enemies list to this day.

Sarah complained about the “old boy’s club” when she first ran for Mayor, so what did she bring Wasilla? A new set of “old boys”. Palin fired most of the experienced staff she inherited. At the City and as Governor she hired or elevated new, inexperienced, obscure people, creating a staff totally dependent on her for their jobs and eternally grateful and fiercely loyal–loyal to the point of abusing their power to further her personal agenda, as she has acknowledged happened in the case of pressuring the State’s top cop (see below).

As Mayor, Sarah fired Wasilla’s Police Chief because he “intimidated” her, she told the press. As Governor, her recent firing of Alaska’s top cop has the ring of familiarity about it. He served at her pleasure and she had every legal right to fire him, but it’s pretty clear that an important factor in her decision to fire him was because he wouldn’t fire her sister’s ex-husband, a State Trooper. Under investigation for abuse of power, she has had to admit that more than 2 dozen contacts were made between her staff and family to the person that she later fired, pressuring him to fire her ex-brother-in-law. She tried to replace the man she fired with a man who she knew had been reprimanded for sexual harassment; when this caused a public furor, she withdrew her support.

She has bitten the hand of every person who extended theirs to her in help. The City Council person who personally escorted her around town introducing her to voters when she first ran for Wasilla City Council became one of her first targets when she was later elected Mayor. She abruptly fired her loyal City Administrator; even people who didn’t like the guy were stunned by this ruthlessness.

Fear of retribution has kept all of these people from saying anything publicly about her.

When then-Governor Murkowski was handing out political plums, Sarah got the best, Chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission: one of the few jobs not in Juneau and one of the best paid. She had no background in oil & gas issues. Within months of scoring this great job which paid $122,400/yr, she was complaining in the press about the high salary. I was told that she hated that job: the commute, the structured hours, the work. Sarah became aware that a member of this Commission (who was also the State Chair of the Republican Party) engaged in unethical behavior on the job.

In a gutsy move which some undoubtedly cautioned her could be political suicide, Sarah solved all her problems in one fell swoop: got out of the job she hated and garnered gobs of media attention as the patron saint of ethics and as a gutsy fighter against the “old boys’ club” when she dramatically quit, exposing this man’s ethics violations (for which he was fined).

As Mayor, she had her hand stuck out as far as anyone for pork from Senator Ted Stevens. Lately, she has castigated his pork-barrel politics and publicly humiliated him. She only opposed the “bridge to nowhere” after it became clear that it would be unwise not to.

As Governor, she gave the Legislature no direction and budget guidelines, then made a big grandstand display of line-item vetoing projects, calling them pork. Public outcry and further legislative action restored most of these projects–which had been vetoed simply because she was not aware of their importance–but with the unobservant she had gained a reputation as “anti-pork”.

She is solidly Republican: no political maverick. The State party leaders hate her because she has bit them in the back and humiliated them. Other members of the party object to her self-description as a fiscal conservative.

Around Wasilla there are people who went to high school with Sarah.

They call her “Sarah Barracuda” because of her unbridled ambition and predatory ruthlessness. Before she became so powerful, very ugly stories circulated around town about shenanigans she pulled to be made point guard on the high school basketball team. When Sarah’s mother-in-law, a highly respected member of the community and experienced manager, ran for Mayor, Sarah refused to endorse her.

As Governor, she stepped outside of the box and put together of package of legislation known as “AGIA” that forced the oil companies to march to the beat of her drum.

Like most Alaskans, she favors drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. She has questioned if the loss of sea ice is linked toglobal warming. She campaigned “as a private citizen” against a state initiaitive that would have either a) protected salmon streams from pollution from mines, or b) tied up in the courts all mining in the state (depending on who you listen to). She has pushed the State’s lawsuit against the Dept. of the Interior’s decision to list polar bears as threatened species.

McCain is the oldest person to ever run for President; Sarah will be a heartbeat away from being President. There has to be literally millions of Americans who are more knowledgeable and experienced than she. However, there’s a lot of people who have underestimated her and are regretting it.


•“Hockey mom”: true for a few years

•“PTA mom”: true years ago when her first-born was in elementary school, not since

•“NRA supporter”: absolutely true

•Social conservative: mixed. Opposes gay marriage, BUT vetoed a bill that would have denied benefits to employees in same-sex relationships (said she did this because it was unconsitutional).

•Pro-creationism: mixed. Supports it, BUT did nothing as Governor to promote it.

•“Pro-life”: mixed. Knowingly gave birth to a Down’s syndrome baby BUT declined to call a special legislative session on some pro-life legislation

•“Experienced”: Some high schools have more students than Wasilla has residents. Many cities have more residents than the state of Alaska. No legislative experience other than City Council. Little hands-on supervisory or managerial experience; needed help of a city administrator to run town of about 5,000.

•Political maverick: not at all

•Gutsy: absolutely!

•Open & transparent: ??? Good at keeping secrets. Not good at explaining actions.

•Has a developed philosophy of public policy: no

•”A Greenie”: no. Turned Wasilla into a wasteland of big box stores and disconnected parking lots. Is pro-drilling off-shore and in ANWR.

•Fiscal conservative: not by my definition!

•Pro-infrastructure: No. Promoted a sports complex and park in a city without a sewage treatment plant or storm drainage system. Built streets to early 20th century standards.

•Pro-tax relief: Lowered taxes for businesses, increased tax burden on residents

•Pro-small government: No. Oversaw greatest expansion of city government in Wasilla’s history.

•Pro-labor/pro-union. No. Just because her husband works union doesn’t make her pro-labor. I have seen nothing to support any claim that she is pro-labor/pro-union.


First, I have long believed in the importance of being an informed voter. I am a voter registrar. For 10 years I put on student voting programs in the schools. If you google my name (Anne Kilkenny + Alaska), you will find references to my participation in local government, education, and PTA/parent organizations.

Secondly, I’ve always operated in the belief that “Bad things happen when good people stay silent”. Few people know as much as I do because few have gone to as many City Council meetings.

Third, I am just a housewife. I don’t have a job she can bump me out of. I don’t belong to any organization that she can hurt. But, I am no fool; she is immensely popular here, and it is likely that this will cost me somehow in the future: that’s life.

Fourth, she has hated me since back in 1996, when I was one of the 100 or so people who rallied to support the City Librarian against Sarah’s attempt at censorship.

Fifth, I looked around and realized that everybody else was afraid to say anything because they were somehow vulnerable.


I am not a statistician. I developed the numbers for the increase in spending & taxation 2 years ago (when Palin was running for Governor) from information supplied to me by the Finance Director of the City of Wasilla, and I can’t recall exactly what I adjusted for: did I adjust for inflation? for population increases? Right now, it is impossible for a private person to get any info out of City Hall–they are swamped. So I can’t verify my numbers.

You may have noticed that there are various numbers circulating for the population of Wasilla, ranging from my “about 5,000?, up to 9,000. The day Palin’s selection was announced a city official told me that the current population is about 7,000. The official 2000 census count was 5,460. I have used about 5,000 because Palin was Mayor from 1996 to 2002, and the city was growing rapidly in the mid-90’s.


Anne Kilkenny
Wasilla, Alaska

Here is .pdf copy of her open letter

Anne Killkenny's interview on National Public Radio - All Things Considered with Martin Kaste

Here is another open letter written by a Mary Mullin, published in the Irish Times about Sarah Palin.

Mullin opens her letter with, "I'm an Alaskan mom living in Galway. I have a Down syndrome daughter. But hell no! I won't be voting for Sarah Palin", writes Mullin. Mullin also states in her letter, "I won't be voting for Sarah Palin, even though she makes John McCain look better than he looked without her. She is dead wrong on all the issues and is way, way, way too insular.

Read the rest of Mullin's letter, you will find it very interesting!

Mary Mullin's letter in Irish Times

Here is a .pdf copy of Mullin's letter.

Okay folks, there you go. Information from someone who actually knows Sarah Palin. There is also something else that troubles me about Sarah Palin. I am only mentioning this because of the type of church she goes to, I am not attacking her beliefs of religion. Sarah and her family attend an Assembly of God church. All I know is that anyone that goes to a church where people fall to the ground and start convulsing and uttering literal giberous and that is taken as a message from God...hello, be careful America on who you are believing in who could wind up being President of this great country.

One last comment. The McCain camp has circled Sarah Palin and will not let any journalist interview her, nor will she give an interview as of the writing of this column. Suppoedly however, within the next week or so, Palin will be giving her first interview to ABC's Charlie Gibson. If this happens, I am quite sure Palin will not directly answers Gibson with either a yes or no answers, instead it will be a scripted Karl Rove answer. In case you don't know it, Rove is on the McCain/Palin campaign and is working closely with Palin on her "ability" to give interviews according to an inside source within the McCain camp. I'm sorry, we do not need another 4 more years of a Dick Cheney mirror image.

UPDATE 9-8-08

As reported in NEWSWEEK today, an Anchorage judge three years ago warned Sarah Palin and members of her family to stop "disparaging" the reputation of Alaska State Trooper Michael Wooten, who at the time was undergoing a bitter separation and divorce from Palin's sister Molly.

Court records obtained by NEWSWEEK show that during the course of divorce hearings three years ago, Judge John Suddock heard testimony from an official of the Alaska State Troopers' union about how Sarah Palin—then a private citizen—and members of her family, including her father and daughter, lodged up to a dozen complaints against Wooten with the state police. The union official told the judge that he had never before been asked to appear as a divorce-case witness, that the union believed family complaints against Wooten were "not job-related," and that Wooten was being "harassed" by Palin and other family members.

Court documents show that Judge Suddock was disturbed by the alleged attacks by Palin and her family members on Wooten's behavior and character. "Disparaging will not be tolerated—it is a form of child abuse," the judge told a settlement hearing in October 2005, according to typed notes of the proceedings. The judge added: "Relatives cannot disparage either. If this occurs - the parent needs to set boundaries for their relatives."

And for all of you women that were for Hillary Clinton and are now thinking of voting for McCain because of need to think twice about that! Palin is on record as stating also that she wants Roe versus Wade overturned. My comment to the women of America, think deeply about voting for this woman. Do you want to throw all that you worked out the window. I can tell you this much. If McCain gets elected, there are two Supreme Court Justices that will be retiring within the next 2-4 years because of health. If you do not think that their replacements will not be right wing Republicans, think twice! Roe versus Wade would then be overturned and all of you women will have to start all over again in each State to get State laws to allow abortion.

UPDATE 9-15-08

Fired Official: Governor Sarah Palin Did Not Tell the Truth to ABC
Walt Monegan Says He Was Called to Gov.'s Office Over a "Private Family Matter"
September 15, 2008
Copy of news story in .pdf format

"She's not telling the truth when she told ABC neither she nor her husband pressured me to fire Trooper Wooten," said Walt Monegan, the Alaskan official whose dismissal by Sarah Palin is the focus of a state investigation known as "Troopergate". "And she's not telling the truth to the media about her reasons for firing me."

In an exclusive interview with ABC, former Alaska Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan said he resisted pressure by the First Couple to re-open an old case against a state trooper, who was in a hotly contested divorce and custody battle with the Governor's sister Molly.

Alaskan lawmakers are investigating whether Palin and her husband used the power of the Governor's office to conduct a personal vendetta against their former brother-in-law, whose behavior during the 2005 divorce was described by the Palin family as " threatening."

In a 20/20 interview, Palin told ABC's Charles Gibson she dismissed Monegan for poor job performance and that neither she nor her husband pressured Monegan to fire State Trooper Wooten. "We never did. I never pressured him to hire or fire anybody," Palin said.

More disinformation, twisting of the truth dished out by Governor Palin

LIE #1: Palin repeats this to crowds: "Obama is a man who can give an entire speech about the wars America is fighting, and never use the word 'victory' except whenhe's talking about his own campaign."

FACT #1: On July15, Obama used the word "victory" twice in reference to Iraq. He said,"I want Iraqis to take responsibility for their own future, and toreach the political accommodation necessary for long-term stability.That's victory. That's success. That's what's best for Iraq." A week later in Germany on July 23, Obama used the word "victory" three times describing Allied successes during World War II.

LIE #2:Palin repeats this to crowd also: "There is much to like and admire about our opponent. But listening tohim speak, it's easy to forget that this is a man who has authored twomemoirs but not a single major law or reform -- not even in the state senate."

FACT #2: Of course it depends on how you view the word "major." Obama worked with Republicans to pass legislationthat would expand efforts to intercept illegal shipments of weapons ofmass destruction. As a state senator in Illinois, he sponsored two bills, one that studied racial profiling by police and another that made it mandatory to record interrogations in death penalty cases.

LIE #3: "I fought to bring about the largest private-sector infrastructure project in North American history. And when that deal was struck, webegan a nearly $40 billion natural gas pipeline to help lead America toenergy independence. That pipeline, when the last section is laid andits valves are opened, will lead America one step farther away fromdependence on dangerous foreign powers that do not have our interests at heart."

FACT #3: What big project? Nothing has been approved by the Feds. The proposed pipeline would ship natural gas from Alaska to homes and businesses across the U.S. The Alaskan legislature,with Palin's help, just agreed to pay Canadian energy companyTransCanada $500 million to build the pipeline. Palin has put Already put Alaska in debt to the tune of $600 million with all of her "projects". Does this sound familiar of what the Bush administration has done in putting this country in debt to nearly $3 trillion dollars?

LIE #4:Palin just loves telling this to the crowds to make them believe she is a "reformer". "And I have protected the taxpayers by vetoing wasteful spending: nearly half a billion dollars in vetoes. I suspended the state fuel tax, and championed reform to end the abuses of earmark spending by Congress. I told the Congress 'thanks, but no thanks,' for that Bridge to Nowhere."

FACT #4: As mayor of Wasilla, Alaska,Palin hired a lobbyist to get earmarks from Congress. Wasilla, with apopulation of 10,000, got $27 million in federal money, about as much as Boise, Idaho, with a population of 200,000. The money went to sewage improvements and roads connecting the town to a local ski resort. With the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere," Palin supported it at first until it became unpopular in Washington, causing "too much heat". It would have used federal funds to build a $398 million bridge from Ketchikan toGravina Island, population 50. It was after the proposed plan was ridiculed that she pulled out. Nor does she tell the crowds that she kept $227 million of the money that had already been given for "infrastructure" needs in Alaska. What I do not understand, Alaska is one of the wealthiest states in the Union because of hte gas royalties it receives from the oil companies, so why did they even go after the original $389 million for the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere" in the first place? Maybe it has to do with that some of the wealthiest people in Alaska live on that island and whom many [ only approxmiately 50 people live on that island ] contributed to her campaing to run for Governor.

Did you know that while the rest of Americans are suffering under the ineffective Republican economic policies that Alaska State residents receive dividend checks each year from the oil and mineral revenues? This year it is $2,069 with a $1,200 one-time payment added. The money comes from oil and mineral revenues the State derives from the oil companies. That is a total of $3,269.00 a year, [ 600,000 residents = nearly $2 billion a year ] that State residents received this year while Palin as put Alaska into a $600 million deficit since she has been in office. And forget about the $389 million that she and Senator Stevens who is now under indictment for fraud tried to get for the State until it became a disgrace to the State. Do you know of any other State where the residents get that kind of money from their state? And Palin still hires lobbyists to go after ear marked money? And she wants more. What's wrong with this picture?

Is that what you want America - another politician who twists the truth to suit their purpose simply to get elected? Doesn't this remind you of the Karl Rove strategy to get Bush elected the second time - brainwashing voters with twisted truths and fear? Palin is the biggest snow job on the American voter. And because McCain has played this type of politics, using Palin and her twisted truths to get the woman vote, I have no longer have the respect that I once had for John McCain. McCain in my opinion has sunk the the lowest level of politics a politican can sink to. And YOU - the American voter are falling for this garbage!

Barrack Obama

Is Barrack Obama promising things he cannot deliver? Is he preying upon the despair of Americans, using hope - but then change to make their lives better? Does Obama, has Obama.... really gotten to know the Washington bureacracy? Does he really understand the power because of the buying of Washington through the various power brokers? Does Obama have the experience, but most importantly, the courage and guts to stand up like John Kennedy did to the establishment in Washington?

I believe that Barrack Obama's intentions are honorable and he does mean what he wishes to do for the country. However, he has an uphill battle that is not going to be easily climbed to resolve the issues in this country. The old political system, old guard, the corrupt buying of Washington by lobbyists for corporations is there. Can Obama break up the good ole boy system in Washington, or will he simply give up and become a part of it? Or will he have to compromise on issue to get only part of what he has promised and will the American people understand that he tried his best and is all that he could do? Make no mistake folks, corporations control Washington and they and the good ole boy system they have created in Washington does need reform - but can Obama do it? I think he can, but that also depends on you in the coming elections for Senators and Representatives. You will have to vote out the old guard of politicians and start fresh in Washington and strong reform laws will have to passed concerning what lobbyists can do in Washington. Not these reform laws that came into law a few years ago that they now have found loop holes in.

I believe that all of the things Obama has been talking about can be accomplished, but I also believe the old ways in Washington must die before that can happen. The lobbyists must be banned from Washington. True ethics reform must be passed to prevent these corporations from finding loop holes everything time a new ethics bill is passed. The newest loop hole is, the present law is that lobbyists can not pay for sit down dinners as political fund raisers or gathering of politicians. The law reads, "no food can be served where a spoon or knife is to be used." but there was the loop hole, the word, "spoon" was omitted from the legislation. Lobbyists found the loop hole and use it at both Democrat and Republican Conventions recently. Politicians attended wild parties put on by lobbyists that were served full meals. How did they do it? They served them in mini spoons that had bite size portions of meats, vegetables, etc. Another words, a full meal practically was served using this loop hole in the legislation.

On August 28, both the Los Angeles Time and the Pakistan Daily News reported in an article that Obama may not be a U.S. Citizen and an attorney by the name of Philip Berg has filed a lawsuit in the 11th U.S. District Court in Ilinois.

Los Angeles times,0,5682074.story?page

Pakistan Daily News

Here is a .pdf copy of the actual court case filed in 11th District Court in Illinois:

Obama Civil Case Filed

This website however has verified that he is supposedly is a U.S. citizen and was born in Hawaii.

Personally, I think this was a false charge cooked up by the Republican campaign or someone that is chasing after things that are not a reality. If you do a Google Search on the attorney Philip Berg, you'll understand my comment about this.

Concerning the upcoming elections in November.

Are you tired of media reports of fundraising and poll results instead of policy issues?

Here are the voting records of both Barrack Obama and John McCain from the Government Archives, U.S. Library of Congress. Now you have the truth available to you ! Read it, you might learn a few things.


* Voting Record of Barrack Obama on issues.

* Voting Record of John McCain on issues.

Have Obama and McCain been truthful about issues? No, both have skipped around issues that have been brought to the forefront.

Remember McCain was involved in the Keating Five fiasco. And recently the mess in writing letters to a government agency for a corporation. McCain, even though he has bucked his Republican colleagues on issues, he is still as wishy washy as the rest of them. Just look at his voting record. People forget these things. And Obama? If you have not read his recently published book, "Dreams Of My Father," I strongly urge you to. Here are some of excerpts from his book in his own words that have caused me to pause. Each chapter is listed. These are direct quotes.

From Dreams of My Father:

"I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."

This is 100% understandable. Let is not forget how blacks were treated back then!

"I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mother's race."

This I find acceptable, because let us not forget how blacks were treated in this country... but my advice to Seantor Obama, the grievance I understand, but deal with the animosity, that is not something you should hold onto, it is somewhat of a racist thought Senator Obama, even though I know you do not mean it in that way, but people take it that way!

"There was something about him that made me wary, a little too sure of himself, maybe. And white."

It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names.

"I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my own. It was into my father's image, the black man, son of Africa , that I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself , the attributes of Martin and Malcolm, DuBois and Mandela."

This I find an inspiring statement for it tells me the depth of Obama. He does not see the world as black or white, he sees the world as it should be...that we are all the same under God's eyes!

And this statement of Obama in his book.., From his Audacity of Hope chapter;
"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."

This statement has been blown out of proportion by the right wing. Obama is simply stating wisdom here, he is not stating he will "side" with Muslims. Read what he is saying especially about if the "political" winds shift in an ugly direction. I stress "political winds". What I strongly feel Obama means with this statement is, we do not need another armed conflict unless all else fails, another words, use other means first, something the Bush Adminstation has not done only until recently.

There is a Conservative right wing columnist, Andy Martin. Martin has been an investigative Chicago journalist for some forty years. Do I place stock in what he writes about? Yes and No. Martin says Obama has been lying about things, I prefer to say that Obama doesn't explain things very well and that has gotten him into trouble and they also stretch the truth and out right lie as in Sarah Palin's many lies. Democrats, Republicans and most politicians have been doing this for the last fifty years what I call stretching the truth and fictionalizing their past to create a new image to sell themselves to voters. It has nothing to do what is truly true. They create this new image by forgetting, or literally stretching the truth and even pushing the truth under the carpet.

Obama has used his story that his father was a "goat header" to draw on the sympathy of people as if Obama comes from a poor family. This is not correct. Obama's grandfather, Hussein Onyango Obama was a prominent and wealthy farmer and his son, Obama's father, was a child of privilege, not privation. He was an outstanding student, not a herdsman. Obama has become a master like many of his Washington colleagues in creating a new self image of himself. Another untruth that Obama has dished out to voters is that he never thought about running for politics until someone told him he should. Here is the truth. Shortly after graduating from Harvard he had his eye on being the Mayor of Chicago and joined the law firm he did to get in on the power political structure of Chicago.

The main media press has written very little about both Obama and McCain and the "truths". And now there is Sarah Palin. And finally the truths are being told. Journalists can't even interview her or ask her questions unless they are journalists in small towns. The McCain camp want no journalists of national coverage interviewing Sarah Palin. Only ones they "choose". That should cause you concern. What are the other reasons? Both have highly paid publicists in their campaigns that keep main media at bay with "other" things or issues. The problem is, with all politicians, when they have been caught "stretching the truth" by anyone in the media, and because of the internet, truths surface more, politicians do a double dance of dancing around it even more so. They create a new self image instead of addressing the truths. This is what is occurring with Sarah Palin. Be careful America of this woman.

What I find interesting about Andy Martin is the fact of what he has brought out; Obama not once has addressed any of these "un-truths" specifically in addressing the charges that Martin has made. Obama's media machine instead sets up a website to fight the smears as they call them. These un-truths have now suddenly become "smears" but never addressing specifically any of the "un-truths". Is this no another un-truth. This is typical of how all politicians operate today sadly. This is what you have to see about politicians. They do not like having to say, "I told a lie or I stretched the truth." And my caution to you is this. When you see any candidate doing this, ask yourself one question, "is this truth?" - That alone will lead you to the truth.

Do your own research on both Obama and McCain. I've given some basic information. Sort out the truth for yourself. My suggestion though is this. I never place complete stock in what columnist like Andy Martin on the Right, or Liberal columnists write about these candidates. Most importantly, look at what is being brought out and look at one thing. How are Obama and McCain reacting to any information being brought out? Ask yourself, are they addressing it or side stepping it? Actions speak louder than any words that either of these candidates will dish out to try and save themselves. Look beyond the words, look at the actions.

When actress Candice Bergen played a single unmarried woman on Murphy Brown years ago and the character she played decided to have a child, the religious right cruficied Brown and forced the show off the air. What I find so hypocritical about the religious angelical right in this country is that now they are making a saint out of Palin's unwed pregnant daughter. No problem many of these religious fanatics say. What a bunch of hypocrites. The religious right, this is what they do. The twists things to suit their agendas. The "boy" even wrote on his blog he was writing and it has since been taken down that he didn't want to get married but was being pressured to. My question is, was Governor Palin too busy playing Governor that she did not devote the time to "family" to prevent this?

And for those of you that think Charlie Gibson was too hard on Palin in his interview with her. The problem here is that Gibson was bringing out the truth and that is what you couldn't stand. Gibson is a professional journalist who has been trained to get to the truth and report the facts...because whether you want to accept or not and it is what I have said for years, Truth Is What Matters Good job Gibson I say - thank you for bringing forth the facts and most importantly the truth!

If you have not read my column on Michelle Obama about the thesis she wrote 23 years ago at Harvard, educate yourself and sort out the truths yourself. I simply present the facts.

Where Is Michelle Obama In All This?
Does She Still Believe In What She Wrote 23 Years Ago?

Read here

Bush Dumb Dubya Immediately following George W. Bush's re-election victory in 2004, Britain's Daily Mirror expressed the world's shock with the cover you see to the left.

"How can 59,054,087 people be so DUMB?" the headline screamed in exasperation. Other sub headings called the news an "election disaster" and a "nobrainer" (as in "no brain"). "Doh...!" Homer Simpson said in a banner at the top of the front page said "...4 more years of Dubya!"

I urge you to read an interview that McCain recently did with TIME Washington Bureau Chief James Carney and political correspondent Michael Scherer. This interview is rather disturbing. McCain avoids answering questions with any specific answer on the eve of the Republican Convention last week.,8599,1836909,00.html

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Next are the recent thoughts of former Governor Lamm of Colorado that I must share with you. It speaks truth and I hope you will see that truth. As you read this, you are probably going to get this sick feeling in your stomach of, "Oh.....He's Right!".

We know Dick Lamm as the former Governor of Colorado. In that context his thoughts are particularly poignant. Last week there was an immigration overpopulation conference in Washington, DC, filled to capacity by many of America's finest minds and leaders. A brilliant college professor by the name of Victor Hansen Davis talked about his latest book, "Mexifornia," explaining how immigration - both legal and illegal was destroying the entire state of California. He said it would march across the country until it destroyed all vestiges of The American Dream.

Moments later, former Colorado Governor Richard D. Lamm stood up and gave a stunning speech on how to destroy America.

The audience sat spellbound as he described eight methods for the destruction of the United States. He said, "If you believe that America is too smug, too self-satisfied, too rich, then let's destroy America. It is not that hard to do. No nation in history has survived the ravages of time. Arnold Toynbee observed that all great civilizations rise and fall and that 'An autopsy of history would show that all great nations commit suicide."

"Here is how they do it..." Lamm said:

"First, to destroy America, turn America into a bilingual or multi-lingual and bicultural country. History shows that no nation can survive the tension, conflict, and antagonism of two or more competing languages and cultures. It is a blessing for an individual to be bilingual; however, it is a curse for a society to be bilingual. The historical scholar, Seymour Lipset, put it this way: 'The histories of bilingual and bicultural societies that do not assimilate are histories of turmoil, tension, and tragedy.' Canada, Belgium, Malaysia, and Lebanon all face crises of national existence in which minorities press for autonomy, if not independence. Pakistan and Cyprus have divided. Nigeria suppressed an ethnic rebellion. France faces difficulties with Basques, Bretons, Corsicans and Muslims."

Lamm went on:

"Second, to destroy America , invent 'multiculturalism' and encourage immigrants to maintain their culture. Make it an article of belief that all cultures are equal; that there are no cultural differences. Make it an article of faith that the Black and Hispanic dropout rates are due solely to prejudice and discrimination by the majority. Every other explanation is out of bounds."

"Third, we could make the United States an 'Hispanic Quebec' without much effort. The key is to celebrate diversity rather than unity. As Benjamin Schwarz said in the Atlantic Monthly recently: 'The apparent success of our own multi-ethnic and multicultural experiment might have been achieved not by tolerance but by hegemony. Without the dominance that once dictated ethnocentrcity and what it meant to be an American, we are left with only tolerance and pluralism to hold us together.' Lamm said, "I would encourage all immigrants to keep their own language and culture. I would replace the melting pot metaphor with the salad bowl metaphor. It is important to ensure that we have various cultural subgroups living in America enforcing their differences rather than as Americans, emphasizing their similarities."

"Fourth, I would make our fastest growing demographic group the least educated. I would add a second underclass, unassimilated, undereducated, and antagonistic to our population. I would have this second underclass have a 50% dropout rate from high school."

"My fifth point for destroying America would be to get big foundations and business to give these efforts lots of money. I would invest in ethnic identity, and I would establish the cult of 'Victimology.' I would get all minorities to think that their lack of success was the fault of the majority. I would start a grievance industry blaming all minority failure on the majority plation."

"My sixth plan for America's downfall would include dual citizenship, and promote divided loyalties. I would celebrate diversity over unity. I would stress differences rather than similarities. Diverse people worldwide are mostly engaged in hating each other - that is, when they are not killing each other. A diverse, peaceful, or stable society is against most historical precet. People undervalue the unity it takes to keep a nation together. Look at the ancient Greeks. The Greeks believed that they belonged to the same race; they possessed a common language and literature; and they worshipped the same gods. All Greece took part in the Olympic games. A common enemy, Persia, threatened their liberty. Yet all these bonds were not strong enough to overcome two factors: local patriotism and geographical conditions that nurtured political divisions. Greece fell. "E. Pluribus Unum" -- From many, one. In that historical reality, if we put the emphasis on the 'pluribus' instead of the 'Unum,' we will " Balkanize " America as surely as Kosovo."

"Next to last, I would place all subjects off limits. Make it taboo to talk about anything against the cult of 'diversity.' I would find a word similar to 'heretic' in the 16th century - that stopped discussion and paralyzed thinking. Words like 'racist' or 'xenophobe' halt discussion and debate. Having made America a bilingual/bicultural country, having established multi-cultum, having the large foundations fund the doctrine of 'Victimology,' I would next make it impossible to enforce our immigration laws. I would develop a mantra: That because immigration has been good for America, it must always be good. I would make every individual immigrant symmetric and ignore the cumulative impact of millions of them."

In the last minute of his speech, Governor Lamm wiped his brow. Profound silence followed. Finally he said, "Lastly, I would censor Victor Hanson Davis's book 'Mexifornia.' His book is dangerous. It exposes the plan to destroy America. If you feel America deserves to be destroyed, don't read that book."

There was no applause. A chilling fear quietly rose like an ominous cloud above every attendee at the conference. Every American in that room knew that everything Lamm enumerated was proceeding methodically, quietly, darkly, yet pervasively across the United States today. Discussion is being suppressed. Over 100 languages are ripping the foundation of our educational system and national cohesiveness. Even barbaric cultures that practice female genital mutilation are growing as we celebrate 'diversity.' American jobs are vanishing into the Third World as corporations create a Third World in America. Take note of California and other states. To date, 15 million illegal aliens and growing fast daily. It is reminiscent of George Orwell's book "1984." In that story, three slogans are engraved in the Ministry of Truth building: "War is peace," "Freedom is slavery," and " Ignorance is strength."

Governor Lamm walked back to his seat. It dawned on everyone at the conference that our nation and the future of this great democracy are deeply in trouble and worsening fast. If we don't get this immigration monster stopped within three years, it will rage like a California wildfire and destroy everything in its path, especially The American Dream.

Wake up America, get off your behinds, time is running out to act on the real issues facing this country and the world and to start becoming real loving and caring human beings. And the next time you see an 80 year old man who gets run down in the street by a car, don't just stand there with your you know what up your butt or simply just walk past someone in need! Have we become that selfish and uncaring of a nation?

Here is something I bet you don't know. Did you know that President Bush's Grandfather was Hitler's banker? Read the facts in my article I wrote in July 2002. I also warned readers in this column of what Congress just passed; many of your rights have been taken away from you. The government can now intercept your emails, phone calls and more without a regular court order.

A Very Urgent and Important Message From
Author/Columnist, David Lawrence Dewey

Say No To Irradiated Foods...Here's Why -
Now Do Something About It !

Irradiated Food Symbol Look for this Symbol (in any color) - If it is a fresh product - Don't Buy It ! ! ! !

The irradiation industry, and governments world wide, have touted the effective irradiation of food products as a means to kill various and harmful bacteria and viruses. Unfortunately, what they are not telling you is that in study after study there have been a plethora of negative side effects of FRESHLY irradiated products in test animals. Signs exhibited ranged from weakened immune systems, to weight loss, to other aberations in the test subject. those of you who take the time to read this email will quickly realize what is is about to be done on the unsuspecting public.

The FDA has basically sided with Big Business at the cost of your health.

This means it is up to you..... ONLY YOU WILL INFORM YOUR NEIGHBOR.

Read my entire column, "Say No To Irradiates Foods - Here's Why!"

Click on the links below to find your U.S. Senator of your state and your House of Representative member from your state. Send them an email, STOP THE IRRADIATION OF OUR FOODS NOW!

I have given you the facts, it is up to you now to do something about it. Just remember, one voice can become MILLIONS to make a change. Are you going to be that one voice that starts it?

I would like to share with you information about a remarkable new invention by a man named, John Joseph. Graham has been working on his devices the last 11 years. Graham developed a deep love for water early in his youth.

Enjoying sailing on the great lakes and exploring many rivers through out the United States, Graham noticed how mankind was polluting this most precious resource. It was then that he decided to make a difference. raham has always been a creator and inventor, developing innovative products for consumers.

During the 1970’s, he worked for such companies as Keiko in Chicago, developing super concentrated shampoos and conditioners for he beauty industry. He co-developed the "The Body Wrap", at Arlington Laboratories and gave talk show host Phil Donohue a body wrap live on Donuhue’s television show.

In the 1980’s Graham, invented SEED N SOIL , a natural water based product that bonds seed to soil to prevent erosion and keep birds from eating the seed. He also invented and marketed water based concrete and brick sealers for industry.

During the early 1990’s, he was a consultant for Fortune 500 Corporations evaluating electrical power systems and providing solutions to insure clean power.

In 1997, Graham became involved in numerous projects in cleaning up local rivers and lakes in Illinois. He served as Commissioner on The Air and Water Pollution Control Board in Illinois and worked with the Illinois Clean Streams Commission assisting in the clean up of local lakes and rivers.

As a part time inventor during this period, Graham researched ways on how to improve the quality of water without the use of chemicals or electricity for obvious reasons. Chemicals are not healthy for the human body and using electricity to improve water polluted the environment, both counter productive to society.

Graham took courses in Converation in college and combined with his love of nature and what his father taught him about "water" being the giver of life...and after recuperating from a near death accident, he has devoted the last 11 years in developing devices that would return water back to it’s natural state to help mankind. What has come out of the last 11 years are the Genie Water Wands. Genie Water Wands that work in 20 seconds to energize and balance water back to it’s natural magnetic vortex spin and natural alkalinity pH state of 7.5 to 7.7, unlike the pH of of tap water or bottled water.

During 1997, Graham invented and manufactured his first devices calling them Fluid Excellerators. The method employed in his devices use passive water treatment for consumer and commercial applications. Since 1997, Graham has successfully developed many new products for both personal and commercial applications.

Also in 1997, Graham setup his corporation, Dearborn Industries to market his devices now called Genie Water Wands . All of his devices energizes returns water to it's natural state of magnetic flux rotation and raises the pH to it’s natural normal alkalinity pH state of 7.5 to 7.7 . His newest device, Genie Water wands, introduced in May, 2008 returns water to it’s natural state in 20 seconds. The wands are placed in water dispensers. In addition, Graham has and is developing larger devices for commercial applications use to restore water to it’s natural pure state.

All I can tell you is what I have experience and the testamonials that I have read from people that are using his water excellorators. I have noticed positive changes in my health in many ways. More mental clarity. I attribute this to the water that has been put back into it's natural pure magnetic vortex spin so to speak. If you understand anything about body chemistry and the intracellular and microcellular levels of the body, cells and tissues and how water is the most important giver of life, you will see why we must drink water that is how is was meant to be and not how we have damaged water by processing it through electrical motors, adding chlorine to it, not to mention the pollution that man has done by dumping chemicals into lakes, stream and even down drain pipes. Water is alive, it actually is, but we have tried to kill it by what we have done to it. However, we can't completely kill it, it is stronger that we are, but we have change in a way that is not beneficial to our bodies. That is what John Joseph has invented, water wands that you can balance water in a glass of water or that you can place in your water dispenser to also cook with and drink from.

Do yourself a favor, purchase just the wand at first and drink the water that you transform and balance using it. I really don't have to try and sell you on it, you will sell yourself on it once you start drinking the water from using the wand. I really had to pass this on to my readers. Graham's invention is going to make such a impact on people's health, I can't even begin nor do I have the time or space to keep listing the impact the water will have on their lives. And I am NOT making a dime by telling you about his wands should you purchase a wand by clicking over to his website and purchasing a wand.

I am providing this information and the writeup below and link to Graham's website because of what I have experienced and what I know you will experience and what I know about John Joseph and why has invented these, to help mankind. There is a HUGE need for Graham's devices. People need to know about Graham's wonderful invention devices that are going to have such an impact on humanity, their lives and health. That is why I am sharing this with you!

Last, below are some links to some of my previous article you may wish to read.

Here are the links to find your U.S. Senator and Congressman to email to stop irradiating our foods!

U.S. Senators

U.S. House of Represenatives

More one thing. Buy your produce from your local farmers market, it is not irradiated! Support your local farmers that sell at local farmers markets and stop buying the irradiated produce and foods at grocery stores and especially at Wal-Mart ! They are loaded with food coming in from other countries!

Regarding the upcoming election. Research all the facts. Don't believe what you are hearing from any of these candidates at first. Research and then make your decision.

Have a good day!

~ David Lawrence Dewey

Have you wondered America why cancer, heart disease, diabetes, auto-immune diseases have increase so dramatically over the last fifty years? Here's why. Our food supply has become corrupted with hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, chemical preservatives, artificial additives and dyes, deadly chemical sweeteners. Recently in England, the Health Ministry of England has forced Coke and Pepsi and other soft drink manufacturers to stop using sodium benzoate as a preservative in soft drinks? Why? Read this article. Folks, stop drinking or eating anything that has sodium benzoate in it - it can damage your DNA! Again, I wrote about this danger six years ago! Our current FDA is worthless in protecting the health of Americans. They have let food companies over the fifty years just run amok with Frankenstein chemical, additives, dyes and more added to the food supply.

Soft Drinks May Seriously Harm Your Health
Expert Link Additive Sodium Benzoate To Cell DNA Damage
By Martin Hickman, Consumer Affairs Correspondent
Sunday, May 27, 2008

If you have not read my articles on the deadly health effects of these toxins that have been added to our food supply, I encourage you to read the facts and get involved to do something about it.

Hydrogenated Oils-Silent Killers

Aspartame - Sweetness or Death?

And America, you should be very concerned about these issues.

I wrote about the Morgellons Disease in 2006.

Recently in Arizona, analysis of HEPA filters showed disturbing findings and the FDA finally admits Mercury Fillings are a neurotoxic hazard.

Phosphates are finally banned in one state.

Here are more details on these items you probably have not heard about.

FDA Confesses Mercury Fillings Neurotoxic Hazard

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asserted for years that mercury in dental fillings is harmless, but has changed its position following a class-action lawsuit settlement this month regarding the safety of silver fillings. Now why has it taken this long with the FDA over this issue? Politics and BIG MONEY by the American Dental Association.

In February, 2001, I warned readers about the dangers of silver fillings. Even though new medical research back then showed the dangers of silver fillings, the FDA did nothing.
Read my column from 2001, Could Those Silver Fillings Cause You Health Problems?

Dishwashing Detergent Ban Starts In Washington State July 1.

Finally, a state that cares about its' citizens. It has banned detergents that contain phosphates which are deadly to the human body. The state discovered toxic levels in water supplies around the state, a direct result from these products.

October 17, 2006

Chemtrails - Shocking Phoenix Air Quality Test Results

In May of 2008, a group of concerned scientists analyzed HEPA FILTERS in the Phoenix area. They used HEPA filters as the air collection method, running HEPA air purifiers 8 hours a day. The results were shocking. Aluminum was 6,400 times the EPA toxic limit, Iron was 28,000 times the toxic limit, sodium was 15.9 times the toxic limit and other toxic levels of cooper, magnanesse, etc.. All of these are used in what is known as cloud seeding to make rain by spraying these chemtrails in the sky.

Have you seen these in the sky where you live?

This is what they are, this is being done by our own government. Are you absorbing toxic levels of the above? Arizona has one of the highest rates of Alzeimer's. I wonder, could it be the alumimum toxicity in the air?


Here is a site that has a world clock. It provides continously updated statistics on disease, population, oil and more. I have never seen anything like it. It is amazing. I applaud this website!

Woman BoardOkay, if you have not read my columns on hydrogenated oils and aspartame, read them, they will save your life. I am going to ask you this questions. Do you care enough and want to do something that will make a huge difference on your health, the health of your children and grandchildren? Then get involved in the American Health Reform Petition Campaign that I and housewife Greata Ferebee have started.

WomanIt is a simple Petition campaign where we ask you to collect only (12) signatures on a one page Petition, ( you can do this easily most likely by getting your fellow employees to sign it ) and mail it to the address show in Washington and to your Senators and Congressman. Then simply give a blank Petition to each of the (12) you are getting signatures from and ask them to do the same. Greta and I are striving for a minium of ten million signatures at least to be mailed in. You also come back to the website to record the number of signatures you collected and mailed.

Do you think you can take the time to do this. Come-on, its' time to be a real American and stand up for something that right and larger than yourself! Make a difference! It is time to get these chemicals and other deadly poisons out of our food supply.

Read more about this Petition Campaign in my article:
The American Health Reform Nationwide Petition Campaign

Also visit our other website for this Petition Campaign to save your life and others.

Two last things. First, email this article to your friends.
The url is or use the form above to request an email be sent to your friends email addresses of this article.

Second, we need to outlaw the use of any plastic bags in this country. Some European countries banned them over 20 years ago. England banned them ten years ago. People will simply have to start taking cloth bags with them to the grocery store. Do you know that a plastic trash bag takes 1,000 years to degrade in the trash dump. Do you realize the amount of land being used to dump these in and the energy it takes to make them? Do you know worldwide who is the largest user and polluter in my opinion, Walmart. Hello Walmart, when are you going to truly become concerned about our environment? Do a self ban yourself and make people bring cloth bags. And hello politicians in Washington, where is your head with this serious problem. I think we all know where it is.

For years I have said that truth and hope is seen through the eyes of children, especially dying children. Read my column, Hope Through The Eyes of Terminally ILL Children


Love-Light-Peace and May God Bless!

Have a nice day and I am sure I will be hearing from many of you, but maybe not, just maybe you've gotten the wake up calls.

~David Lawrence Dewey

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