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Officially he was the first gentleman of Alaska. More people called him the "first dude." But newly released e-mails show that Todd Palin was busy doing more than snow machine driving and salmon fishing during Sarah Palin's two and a half years as governor and vice presidential candidate.
Nearly 3,000 pages of e-mails that Todd Palin exchanged with state officials, which were released to msnbc.com and NBC News by the state of Alaska under its public records law, draw a picture of a Palin administration where the governor's husband got involved in a judicial appointment, monitored contract negotiations with public employee unions, received background checks on a corporate CEO, added his approval or disapproval to state board appointments and passed financial information marked "confidential" from his oil company employer to a state attorney.
Originally posted by endisnighe
Yeah them are some pretty evil things. Wow, we better hang her!
Just one of your bullet points gleaned from the like of MoreSlander&NothingButCommunism Network.
You do know that the majority of travel in Alaska is done by plane?
As for not allowing a paper that misrepresented her, who the frell cares.
Your socialist/fascist/corporatist in Chief attacked a specific cable outlet.
Sarah Palin has accepted an invitation to give the keynote address in China later this month to a Hong Kong brokerage firm--a group that has come up with serious cash to have Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Alan Greenspan speak in the past.Gov-Palin-2006_web
A group with less cash, but more domestic political clout--National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW)--was disappointed to learn that Palin would not speak at their conference next week in Orlando.
Originally posted by seethelight
When it comes to your candidate of choice, it doesn't matter if they take money from taxpayers to hook up their TANNING BED...
Alaska is the only state that does not collect state sales tax or levy an individual income tax. To finance state operations, Alaska depends primarily on petroleum revenues. Some of its cities and other local jurisdictions, however, do collect sales tax revenue.
ALASKA Sales Taxes State Sales Tax: The state currently does not have a sales and use tax. However, 62 municipalities impose local sales taxes that range up to 7%. Anchorage does not have a sales tax. Gasoline Tax: 8 cents/gallon Diesel Fuel Tax: 8 cents/gallon Cigarette Tax: $2.00/pack of 20 (Anchorage - add $1.32) Personal Income Taxes No state income tax Retirement Income: Not taxed. Property Taxes Alaska is the only state in the United States where a large part of the land mass is not subject to a property tax. Although property tax is the primary method of raising revenues for most of the larger municipalities in the state, smaller municipalities favor a sales tax. This is due primarily to the fact that the smaller incorporated areas lack a tax base large enough to support the property tax. The unincorporated areas of the state do not have the legal authority to levy a tax. Of the 18 Boroughs, only 14 levy a property tax. Only 11 Cities located outside of Boroughs levy a property tax. Therefore, only 25 municipalities in Alaska (either cities or boroughs) levy a property tax. These 25 municipalities can be found on the Directory of Taxing Jurisdictions. Alaska taxes both real and personal property. there are several municipalities that have chosen to exempt some or all categories of personal property. For a listing of those municipalities and categories, see the Alaska Taxable information. Homeowners 65 and older (or surviving spouses 60 and older) are exempt from municipal taxes on the first $150,000 of the assessed value of their property. This also applies to disabled veterans. The average assessed value exempted from taxes for senior citizens and disabled veterans is $138,486 which equated to a tax exemption of $1,851 for 2009. In 2009, the total full value for all municipalities (over 750 in population) was $91.5 billion (including TAPS -- Trans-Alaska Pipeline). With a statewide population of 679,720 the per capita full value was $140,292. Intangible personal property is exempt from taxation. Call 907-269-6620 (Anchorage) or 907-465-2320 (Juneau) for details. Inheritance and Estate Taxes There is no inheritance tax and the estate tax is limited to federal estate tax collection. For further information, visit the Alaska Department of Revenue site.
Originally posted by seethelight
reply to post by Jazzyguy
The thing that makes her "special" is her arrogance.
She thinks god wants her to be President.
That's a special kind of crazy... one I'm sure many ATSers can relate to...
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