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Governor Palin’s Executive Accomplishments





Awhile back, Whitney Pitcher and I put together a list of Governor Palin’s executive accomplishments. That list later became an article featured on Breitbart’s Big Government, as an answer to those who proclaim that Governor Palin was somehow "unqualified" to be on the 2008 Republican ticket. Using facts and historical record, Whitney and I compiled a list that proves every single-one of these people wrong. Keep in mind, most of the people making this assertion (including former McCain staff members), voted for a junior senator from Illinois (with a less than stellar record) in that election.

I wanted to make this information available in list form, as a resource for our readers to help educate America about the good work that Governor Palin has done throughout her career. This information also confirms that Governor Palin was more than qualified to serve as this nation’s Vice President.

 

Governor Sarah Palin’s Executive Accomplishments

 

Executive Authority and Success

“[I]t turns out that the Governor’s office in Alaska is one of the country’s most powerful. For more than two decades Thad Beyle, a political scientist at the University of North Carolina, has maintained an index of "institutional powers" in state offices. He rates governorships on potential length of service, budgetary and appointment authority, veto power and other factors. Mr. Beyle’s findings for 2008 rate Alaska at 4.1 on a scale of 5. The national average is 3.5.”

  • Historically High Approval Ratings

·     Palin had a 89% and 93% approval rating in May 2007:

"Gov. Sarah Palin, a Republican, has earned 89% and 93% approval ratings in two recent polls. She has won nearly universal support because of her strong stand for honest government in the face of a corruption probe into other members of her party. Her support of a proposed natural gas pipeline to the continental USA has helped, too. "Her strength is her independence," says Alaska pollster David Dittman of Dittman Research in Anchorage. "She distanced herself from the old boy Republican regime and has been completely non-partisan." Alaska Democratic Party Chairman Jake Westbrook credits Palin with working across party lines on issues where there is agreement."

  • "The triumph came in Alaska where Sarah Palin, a politician of eye-popping integrity, was elected governor. She is now the most popular governor in America, with an approval rating in the 90s, and probably the most popular public official in any state." – Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard 07/16/07
  • Governor Palin’s approval rating average from the time of her inauguration until John McCain selected her to serve as the vice presidential candidate in 2008, was 77.38%

Budgeting and Spending

  • Cut state spending between 2007 and 2010 by 9.5%.
  • Reduced federal earmark requests by more than 80%:

In FY2007, Gov. Frank Murkowski requested $350 million in federal appropriations, which Gov. Palin reduced to $256 million in FY2008, $198 million in FY2009, and $69 million in FY2010.

  • Invested $5 billion in state savings, overhauled education funding, and implemented the Senior Benefits Program to provide support for low-income older Alaskans.
  • Stopped the "Bridge to Nowhere" and wanted to redirect the federal funds to Minnesota after the bridge collapse in 2007. In an email to her staff, she wrote:

[W]e MUST come out with a strong position against AK ‘ s perceived " Bridge to Nowhere" so we quit looking clueless and selfish across the nation and can clear up the perception that the Gravina project is the state ‘ s priority . The $350m bridge is not our priority.

The nation needs to be spending $ on fixing what we have – Minnesota needs " bridge money" today more than we need a few Alaskans to perpetuate the nonsensical notion that our Gravina earmark is more important than fixing aged infrastructure. We would gain so much if we get that message out there – that the nation can pull, and work , together and make wise decisions on federal priorities … we should see that earmark redirected to Minnesota ‘ s tragedy be the Gravina bridge isn’t going to happen on our watch anyway.

  • Rejected much of President Obama’s "stimulus money" in 2009. During a press conference on the matter, she said:

“We are not requesting funds intended to just grow government. We are not requesting more money for normal day-to-day operations of government as part of this economic stimulus package. In essence we say no to operating funds for more positions in government."

Also stating in a press release:

"As I wrote to our congressional delegation on January 7, our administration recognizes that President-elect Obama and the congressional leadership of both parties favor the use of formulas to ensure fairness among the states and to avoid the earmark abuses of the past.

We also have to be mindful about the effect of the stimulus package on the national debt and the future economic health of the country. We won’t achieve long-term stability if we continue borrowing massive sums from foreign countries and remain dependent on foreign sources of oil and gas."

  • Proposed a $2.6 billion investment in the Education Fund to help fund public education for the future.
  • Used her line-item veto to cut more than a quarter billion in superfluous spending in 2007:

The Governor vetoed nearly a quarter of a billion dollars of projects contained within Senate Bill 53. Establishing a budget process, the Governor focused her decisions on the Constitutionally-mandated services of education, public safety and health, and infrastructure.

  •  2007 vetoes included projects such as berry economic development, the AT&T Sports Center, a Salmon Study, a tennis court at the Lions Club, batting cages, gun club facility improvements, motocross course construction, a virus free seed potato project, and numerous other items placed in the budget that were not the State of Alaska’s responsibility.
  • In 2008, Governor Palin vetoed more than a quarter billion in superfluous spending:

In all, $268 million was vetoed from the budget bills. "The budgets will provide needed services, will leverage other funds and will make a significant investment in Alaska’s future,” Governor Palin said.

After funding the state’s priorities, putting billions away in savings and still seeing a budget surplus, the Legislature agreed to a special one-time payment, sharing part of our resource wealth with Alaskans, who under our Constitution are the owners in common of these resources, and who I believe can decide better than government how to use that share.”

For the second year in a row, unemployment insurance tax rates have dropped.

“The 2009 unemployment insurance tax rates will be the lowest Alaska employers have experienced in 29 years,” Governor Palin announced today. An employer in the average rate class will pay approximately $93 less for each employee than in 2008. The rates are applicable to the first $32,700 of the individual employee earnings

  • Cut property taxes as Mayor of Wasilla. She eliminated small business inventory taxes; cut property tax mil levy every year she was in office (6 years straight).

Fiscal Management

  • Reformed the state’s pension program  by ensuring a successful transition from a defined benefits to a defined contributions system and addressing the $8 billion unfunded liability in Alaska state’s retirements, making it more solvent and leading to a decrease of 34.6% in state liabilities during her tenure.
  • Left Alaska with an improved credit rating during and following her tenure as Governor:

·         Standard & Poor’s raised Alaska’s credit rating from AA to AA+ in April, 2008:

“Our fiscal prudence is being recognized by the financial markets. It affirms our efforts to control government spending and live within our means,” Governor Palin said. “We have been working hard advocating for Alaska, both within the state and outside, and I am pleased to see it paying off.”

·         Moody’s upgraded Alaska’s credit rating to AAA in November 2010 and Standard & Poor’s upgraded Alaska to AAA too in January in large part due to Governor Palin’s policies as indicated below. Each  italicized bullet point is a point provided by Standard and Poor’s as an indicator for credit upgrade:

o    “The state’s strong financial management and generally conservative forecasting”: during her tenure, Governor Palin cut spending 9.5% and reduced earmarks 80%.

o    “The state’s financial flexibility, enhanced by the maintenance of large reserves derived from windfall oil revenues since fiscal year 2008”: Governor Palin’s oil tax reform plan implemented in FY2008 was a severance or production tax on oil companies—a tax they paid as a recompense for developing the Alaskan owned natural resources has helped create fiscal reserves for the state.

o    “The state’s moderate debt burden”: During her tenure, Alaska’s overall debt decreased nearly more than 157 million dollars between FY2007 (her predecessor’s final budget year) and FY2010 (her final budget year), while debt outstanding increased at 4.2% annual rate (between FY 2007 and FY 2010) compared to the 6.8% annual rate of her predecessor (between FY2003 and FY2007).

o    "An accumulation of multiple budget reserves equal to more than 200 percent of the general fund budget”: Due to legislation like ACES and the frugal budgeting of Governors Palin and Parnell, Alaska now has a 12 billion dollars in savings. During the VP campaign, Governor Palin was able to tout a more than $5 billion surplus.

“Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t ask for a pay raise and won’t accept one during her current term.”

Energy

  • ACES: In 2007, Governor Palin signed ACES—Alaska’s Clear and Equitable Share—a net tax on oil profits that was passed in a bipartisan and transparent manner.Constituents had opportunity to read a draft of the bill 17 days before legislators discussed it. ACES replaced the corruption tainted oil tax plan of the previous administration which was passed in secret and ultimately lead to the indictment of several Alaskan state officials and oil company personnel. ACES provided oil companies with incentives to develop. The progressivity of the tax meant producers were protected when oil prices were low while the interest of the resource owners—the people of Alaska— were appropriately protected as well.
  • AGIA (Alaska Gasline Inducement Act) — After many decades of unsuccessful attempts to bring a gas pipeline project into existence, Governor Palin and her team introduced to Alaskans the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) in March 2007. AGIA passed the Legislature by a vote of 57-1 in May 2007. The framework for America’s largest private sector infrastructure project—a natural gas pipeline—was signed into law by Governor Palin on June 6, 2007. In August 2008, the Alaska Legislature authorized the Palin Administration to award the AGIA license to TransCanada Alaska. In June 2009, Exxon Mobil signed an agreement with TransCanada to partner on the project.

Governor Palin’s AGIA legislation was conducted out in the open, made use of a competitive bidding process and placed not only Alaska, but the nation on a path toward energy independence.

  • The stated purpose of AGIA is to expedite the development of a natural gas pipeline that:
    • Facilitates commercialization of North Slope gas resources in the state.
    • Promotes exploration and development of Alaska’s oil and gas resources.
    • Maximizes benefits to the people of the state from the development of oil and gas resources.
    • Encourages oil and gas lessees and other persons to commit to ship natural gas from the North Slope to a gas pipeline system for transportation to markets in Alaska or elsewhere.
    • AGIA establishes mutual commitments and responsibilities between the State of Alaska and the AGIA licensee, specifically, commitments to include regular expansions of the pipeline, local hire, instate delivery service at reasonable costs and a firm timeline for development. In exchange for meeting the state’s requirements, the successful AGIA project applicant is entitled to certain inducements that will facilitate project development, notably, up to "$500 million in matching funds, which will help reduce the financial risks that such a huge project faces in its early stages."
  • Pt. Thomson: Under Governor Palin’s leadership, drilling Commenced at Pt. Thomson after Exxon Mobil had sat on their leases for more than 25 years The Point Thomson field contains one of the largest untapped and proven reserves of oil and gas on the continent.

PSIO addresses lax maintenance practices on the North Slope that came to light last year after corroded pipelines spilled 200,000 gallons of oil, leading to production shut-downs at Prudhoe Bay and interruption in the flow of oil revenue to the state, she said.

PSIO requires industry to establish and maintain quality assurance programs, and requires the state to inspect facilities to ensure operators comply with those programs. PSIO will also search for any gaps in laws, regulations or industry practices that threaten the integrity of the state’s oil and gas infrastructure. If necessary, the office will step in and exert the state’s authority as issuer of development leases to ensure the system and the state’s interests are protected.

  • Took on “Big Oil”: Governor Palin stood up for her constituents when dealing with the powerful oil companies:

"What bothers me is that Alaska tried it Exxon’s way. The result was a contract that is not viable. It did not have the support of the public or the legislature. That’s why we need a competitive, open, and transparent process,” said Governor Palin. “It’s painfully obvious that Exxon Mobil does not want that process. We know exactly where we’re going and have a plan to move forward. Exxon doesn’t like that plan because it puts the interests of Alaska and the nation, first – and not Exxon.”

  • Served on national energy committees: Governor Palin served as Vice Chair of the National Governors Association and as the Natural Resource Committee and Chairman of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission.
  • Chair, Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, 2003-200

Jobs and Business Growth

Jobs:

        Business growth and opportunity:

    • Governor Palin cut business license fees in half, during her tenure.
    • Alaska moved up from the 4th most business tax friendly state to the 3rd most business tax friendly state during her tenure.
    • She signed legislation allowing Alaska-based businesses the same opportunities as out-of-state businesses, within Alaska.
    • The number of oil companies doing business in Alaska doubled following the passage of ACES.
    • Alaska’s exports grew to a record-high $4 billion in 2006, a 12.6 percent increase.
    • Alaska’s exports for 2007 reached $3.9 billion, the second best year for exports.

Ethics Reform and Transparency

  • Governor Palin fought for and signed sweeping bipartisan ethics legislation which restricted lobbyists, improved disclosure laws, and improved executive and legislative branch ethics laws.
  • In the face of corruption, she took on her own party when it was necessary:

She has pushed through ethics legislation amid a burgeoning corruption investigation of Alaska lawmakers. She has bucked her party’s old guard. And she has ordered her administration to seek fewer congressional earmarks.

"What separates her from the others is that at a time when Republicans have suffered from the corruption, she represents clean politics" John J. Pitney Jr. December 27, 2007

  • She released her ACES—oil tax bill—to her constituents 17 days prior to the special legislative session where it was to be discussed.
  • She opened up natural gas pipeline deals to all potential parties.
  • She put the state checkbook online.

Education

  • Forward funded education to allow districts greater flexibility. She stated in an email to her staff at the time:

“My goal is to get more money into the classroom; the teaching profession will be honored and teacher profiles elevated on my watch; educ is priority; nothing’s more impt than our kids; I want Ak to feel the same vigor for educ as we have for the gasline; we’ll succeed in forward funding ( eventually ); on our watch our students will have opportunity to be successful via our innovative educ reforms.”

    • Increased funding for the Alaska Youth Challenge Academy 18.8% in her first year in office (FY2008) compared to her predecessor’s final year (FY2007).
    • Governor Palin’s FY2008 capital budget included $2.5 million for special needs housing (a 42% increase in capital funding over her predecessor) and $250,000 for Special Olympics facility upgrades.

Health Care

The bill would establish an Alaska health care information office to give consumers factual information on quality, cost and other important matters to help them make better-informed decisions about health care in the state. Recognizing that health care must be market-and business-driven, rather than restricted by government.

Support for Constitutional Rights

2nd Amendment

        10th Amendment

  •  Sued the federal government when the Department of the Interior began listing the polar bear as a threatened species because it such a listing would hamper Alaska’s economy:

“Inappropriate implementation of this listing decision could result in widespread social and economic impacts, including increased power costs and further increases in fuel prices, without providing any more protection for the species,” Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin said.

“While the state is challenging the listing, we remain committed to assuring Alaska’s polar bears are conserved,” Governor Palin said. “The state will continue to monitor Alaska’s polar bear populations and their behaviors in relation to changing sea ice conditions.”

“The State of Alaska has worked cooperatively with the federal government to protect and conserve beluga whales in Cook Inlet,” said Governor Palin. “This listing decision didn’t take those efforts into account as required by law.”

[…]

“While challenging the listing, we will continue to protect beluga whales,” said Governor Palin. “We will also be assisting Alaskan communities and stakeholders with navigating the complex bureaucratic process this listing decision imposes on their projects and working cooperatively with federal agencies on the required consultations, designations of critical habitat and development of a recovery plan and objectives.”

  • Chose to monitor rather than participate in national standards for education, noting that state and local standards and accountability are better. Instead, she chose to implement a pilot program to improve readiness for school, to employ an initiative to ensure struggling school districts have the needed capacity to serve their students, and maintain a state director of rural education:

“The State of Alaska fully believes that schools must have high expectations of students,” Governor Palin said. “But high expectations are not always created by new, mandated federal standards written on paper. They are created in the home, the community and the classroom.”

  • Transitioned responsibility for the quality of Alaska water resources from federal to state control.

      State Constitution:

Vetoed HB4001 which prohibited the commissioner of the department of administration from adopting same-sex regulations:

"HB4001, is unconstitutional given the recent Court order of December 19th, mandating same-sex benefits. With that in mind, signing this bill would be in direct violation of my oath of office.”

Military

  • Governor Palin shared strategic command over the 49th Missile Defense Battalion of the Alaska National Guard:

Alaska is the first line of defense in our missile interceptor defense system. The 49th Missile Defense Battalion of the Alaska National Guard is the unit that protects the entire nation from ballistic missile attacks. It’s on permanent active duty, unlike other Guard units.

As governor of Alaska, Palin is briefed on highly classified military issues, homeland security, and counterterrorism.

She’s also the commander in chief of the Alaska State Defense Force (ASDF), a federally recognized militia incorporated into Homeland Security’s counterterrorism plans.

Palin is privy to military and intelligence secrets that are vital to the entire country’s defense. Given Alaska’s proximity to Russia, she may have security clearances we don’t even know about.

  • She made official visits troops in Kuwait, Germany and Kosovo.
  • Military personnel stationed in Alaska and serving in any National Guard or Reserve unit received free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

Sanctity of Life

Civil and Safety Issues

Organizations

  • Former Member, Alaska Municipal League Board
  • Member, Alaska Miners Association
  • Member, Alaska Outdoor Council
  • Member, Alaska Resource Development Council
  • Member, Chambers of Commerce (Various)
  • Member, Iditarod Parent-Teacher Association
  • Life Member, National Rifle Association
  • Founder, SarahPAC (Political Action Committee)
  • Member, Valley Hospital Association Board
  • Coach/Hockey Team Manager, Valley Youth Sports
  • Member, Youth Court Steering Committee
  • Former Member, American Management Association
  • Former Member, Salvation Army Board
  • Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society at Alaska Pacific University

 

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  • Michael_from_Michigan

    Sarah’s record speaks for itself!  It just goes to show that she would be a great president–someday!

    Palin, today, tomorrow, and 2016!

  • MaMcGriz

    Dynamite in a printable version!

    Thank you Stacey and Whitney. (And we’re proud of you guys. You’ve gone seriously Breitbart.)

  • blueniner

    Thank you for all the research, a bit much to read in one sitting but worth bookmarking, especially with all the PDsers quouting the vicious tomb,"The Lies of Sarah Palin"and Creepy Joes book.

  • http://conservatives4palin.com/ Mary Beth House

    I’m not only impressed by the Governor’s undeniable list of accomplishments, I’m also impressed by you both for putting this together. That is some amazing work you guys did.  

    Fantastic job.  This needs to be bookmarked by all Barbarians for reference!

    • lyndaaquarius

      many people will send this on to many,many more people.Your hard work will have long lasting influence. thank you very much.

    • RebinTexas

       Agreed Mary Beth – but besides bookmarking it and sending it on to others – I also copy the whole thing (including links to any references) to my word processing – makes it easier to reference and send on, plus I can then easily turn it into a pdf too. (oh, though I use word – which I still dislike greatly – I use my wordperfect for all this kind of work – so much faster, easier)

      Thanks so much to Stacy and Whitney – for all this work – saves others of US so much time, even as we may know much of this – as We The People know – it’s the details that count. Thanks to all else here who add so much to my knowledge and thoughts.

      My only prayer – is to not have to vote for a squish this year……for I fear the results will only be minutely better…..if that.
      Reb

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HBBC6N4RKU4MZWRUEMABECQUUE Patriot Games

    Sarah made one big mistake. She miscalculated the size, venom and determination of the Obama-blogger campaign of of phony ethics complaints against her. Maybe she thought she could fight it herself–even with her lawyers charging her big bucks–but  later felt it was too out of control to stop. Even then, she could have announced very loud and clear to the public and the Alaska Legislature that the Ethics Law she and they created together was being used for obstruction and character assassination by the Obama forces. She should have demanded the Legislature amend the system immediately to stop its misuse. Every other state pays for the investigation and defense of complaints against its governor.  So Alaska didn’t really have a powerful governor if this part of government was able to be misused so reckessly.
    Had she gone public with this, she could have completed her term and that alone–along with her talent, character and patriotism would have made her the GOP candidate today regardless of what the RINOs thought.. .

    • Lemuel Vargas

      I have only 1 question: Why did the Alaskanites not defended Sarah in her hour of need when the left started their frivolous lawsuits against her? That has been the question that has been disturbing me since those effing lawsuits have been filed.

      • http://www.facebook.com/bill.right.92 Bill Right

        If  you lived there you understand, the capitol is liberal.She upset the good old boy network there, Sadly too the Anchorage Daily News is a liberal paper, you have to remember she replaced Murkowski, a good old boy, his daughter she pulled many things, how do you think she  ( lisa) won against miller, suspiciously that is how.It was sad what happened to sarah. You can release 22,000 of her emails,people still will tell untruths about the woman. Its sad. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HBBC6N4RKU4MZWRUEMABECQUUE Patriot Games

        Lemuel, I’ve often wondered the same thing. After all, she was a very popular governor. Now she returns to that job after the 2008 election and the smear campaign begins. I think Bill Right is correct about why the political class deserted her. But her real friends were the people not the politicians, except for her staff and close associates. And the answer must be that the general public just didn’t know about this. The Anchorage Daily News is the biigest news source for Alaska, very left-wing so they hate Palin and distort everything about her. They didn’t report how ridiculous and dishonest these ethics complaints were. And they didn’t report that there were huge numbers of them. That would have given away the fact that this was an orchestrated conspiracy to bury her under a ton of lies and lawyers’ fees. The Alaska Daily News concentrated on the biggest lies and helped the Obama agents publicize those smear jobs. On Sarah’s behalf, I can understand the problems she had. She was intent on her huge job of being governor and was very devoted and busy with it. She was busy also with her young family. She probably tried to tune out the Obama operatives and concentrate on her work but the smear artists kept piling it on. She took the option she thought was best. Personally, I wish she had held a huge news conference to tell the public exactly what was going on, to announce she was calling the Legislature back into a special session to deal with it, and also name the most vicious of the character assassins who had filed multiple false charges so the public would know who they were and what they were up to. Even the ADN would have had to report her side and deal with the facts not their left-wing lies. I do believe she’d be the Republican nominee today if she had, and the country would be in better shape. Would Chief Justice Roberts have pulled his crap the other day with Obamacare if Palin were the GOP nominee for President? I don’t think so.

  • bigsun24

    romney/Palin 2012….obama desperate….
     http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/06/30/exclusive-president-obama-asks-campaign-donors-to-send-him-more-money.html

  • palin45potus

    Well, if Romney was smart enough to pick Sarah Palin as veep, then he’d increase his chance of winning this fall substantially.

    It’s not gonna happen, but the answer to his problem is right there.

    • http://www.facebook.com/bill.right.92 Bill Right

      To bad instead he has snubbed her in the past, says much  about his character doing that, his lack of character.

    • Exgunman

      !st of all Romney is not smart enough to pick her, 2nd he would have to make some very hard, loud, rock solid (Severe) concessions to her, live up to them or face her challenging him publicly  and not supporting him or voting his way if she had to tie- break. I do not think Romney would win those challenges because he has no principles or code of honor to back him up where she does in SPADES……………………………….

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HBBC6N4RKU4MZWRUEMABECQUUE Patriot Games

      I’ve thought about that too but I just don’t see him doing it. Too bad because it would give his campaign a double explosion of excitement,and enthusiasm plus an expanded platform on top of the boost it got from Roberts’ Obamacare betrayal.  And he’d have the best campaigner anywhere beside him.  I love Sarah double for calling Nancy Pelosi a dingbat. That’s a polite word for what Pelosi really is but it still gave me a blast to hear someone with the guts to say it. Made me think of other clean but accurate words for Pelosi like weirdo, psycho, crook.

      • pollyatlanta

        Alan West also followed up with choice words on Pelosi .. as for VP … it would be an unequally yoked union and could tarnish her record because it would put a lock and key on her strengths.  I sure hate to vote NO on polls about VP but just can’t support that … she is so much better than that.  We NEED her as President and we need her badly.  Only God can create that ‘miracle’ … but He is in that business and we can’t discount His powers that be!!!

  • RedDaveR

       Thank you Stacy and Whitney.  This is especially helpful during the VP process to counter the GOPE’s meme that Gov. Palin was not vetted, that McCain made a "mistake" in picking her, and that the GOP must avoid picking a "disaster like Palin". The truth needs to be heard.

    • Exgunman

      Every one thinks that the gope is referencing "a Disaster like Palin" to mean that she was completely wrong for and unqualified for the job. What they actually mean is that we "Do NOT Want" someone who is SMARTER, QUICKER, MORE INFORMED, HONEST, MORE POPULAR, CHARISMATIC, MORE INTERESTING, MORE ACCOMPLISHED and FEARLESS than the dufus they selected/can control who they think is next in line ( more a case of luck of the draw than actual talent or ability to do anything constructive) ( 2008 case in point: McCain showing up at Palin rallies so he could speak to more than a couple hundred brain dead people that showed up to hear him blather on about things he did not know anything about)Since Romney has none of these traits, finding a VP who does not outshine him will be difficult, but not impossible given the back bench of dufie that inhabit the Repugnant Party……………………………………………….

  • colint

    What is important is that all who interview her have a copy of this first. Also, if anyone publishes an negative article about her, the writer should be sent a copy.

  • indemind

    Thanks Stacy…. Bookmarked !

    SarahAmerica

  • WEL2

    Kudos to Whitney and Stacy!  ANYTIME ANYONE attacks Governor Palin’s qualifications to be the Resident or Vice President, refer that person to this information

    • Exgunman

      My idea is to cut/paste it under the comment along with link so they would have to at least know how to skip it. Then they cannot with any credibility deny it or say they didn’t see it………………………………………

      • overthecoastline

        Yes!  Don’t just provide the link, paste it word for word under their sniveling little noses.  Even the most insane, Palin-deranged liberal can’t resist reading information about her.  They WILL read this, if it’s given to them.  

  • DocBarry1

    This should be sent to everyone at fox news, cnn, msnbc and ABC, NBC, CBS ETC AND ASK FOR A RESPONSE –

    then it should be developed as a video for Gov Palin to run for President

    Why now, because of the Eartquake of the terrible and dangerous decision on Heathcare.

    • StacyDrake

       I hit the "Like" on your comment because I love the idea of people sending it to ABC, NBC, CBS ETC… Their newsrooms could use the education.

      However, Governor Palin isn’t running for President in 2012. She didn’t run in the primaries, she has no delegates, no structure in place, no campaign, she’s not running this year. It’s impossible.

      • DocBarry1

        I know but you can wish – my point is that they need to be educated since they continue to put forth a false narrative – if they received this information and confirmed that they read it – I would like them to stand by their garbage that they put out on the Governor

      • pollyatlanta

        What if … delegates withhold their vote for Romney on the first go around … many of them are not BOUND and would not have to vote at all … which might alter things … but it is a long shot because it would be the SHOCK and AWE of a lifetime … never say ‘impossible’.

  • nkthgreek

    This should also be sent to every lib site we can think of, ThedailyBeast, HuffingtoPost, etc. Then watch the fur fly. 

  • http://lenbilen.com/ Lennart Bilén

    A wonderful list of accomplishments.
    Thanks for compiling it.
    Isn’t it strange that noone in the mainstream media knew about it?
    Isnt it strange that the mcCain gang never mentioned it?
    Or Karl Riove or Charles Krauthammer or any of the other pundits hammered zero accomplishments Obama or always wrong Biden about it?

    Sarah, you are wonderfully accomplished, governed as a centrist, got the job done to clean out the corruption in a most corrupt state.

    Go for it!!!

    We need you now!!!

  • Mr.L

    Thanks for writing this up and with Scribd presentation.  Her record outperforms ANYONE of the Republicans currently being vetted for VP. And clearly qualified to run in the future. 

    • $20732943

      Amen.  By the way, I just learned about your show and am already addicted. I love your perspectives.  Keep up the good work!

  • LadyMams

    Excellent job Stacy and Whitney!!!  Thank you for your diligent work.

  • socon

    Forget VP–she’d make a heck of a POTUS!

  • carmtom13

    Governor Palin was more qualified than the other 3 who were in the 2008 race.
    Thanks Stacy and Whitney for your time and hard work to put this out.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HBBC6N4RKU4MZWRUEMABECQUUE Patriot Games

    Is there a chance that Chief Justice Roberts’ cowardice and stupidity, his fear of a criminal punk like Obama, will cause a revolt at the Republican Convention? I’d like to think so, although I doubt it. The RINOs still control the GOP, but this has to change, either through a reformed GOP or a new party.
    I was going to say that if Obama is re-elected, or even if Romney is, Sarah ought to act as a "shadow president" and keep the incumbent’s feet to the fire. But you know what would be much better, and enable her to also reform the party at the same time? If Palin were the Chairman (woman) of the Republican National Committee. It’s a long shot because, as I said, the RINOs still control the party, but there are millions of conservatives and TP’ers and just plain patriotic Americans in every state….and the RNC does have to elect its chairman. I’d love to see her in that job. It would be a natural lead-in to her running for President.

  • overthecoastline

    Friends:

    This needs to be copied, pasted, and sent to every one of your friends, co-workers and family members who has even a passing interest in the future of America.  Because America’s future is currently hanging by a thread, and we are in the most perilous times since the Civil War.  
    Mitt Romney is not a given.  Anything can happen between now and November 6th, including Sarah jumping into the race with guns blazing and millions behind her.  I now firmly believe that Sarah is the ONLY person out there who would be able to restore the United States back to being the land of freedom and individual liberty, and the only person able to clean out the massively corrupt, diseased ruling class structure that has overtaken our government. 

    Why?  Because she has the PROVEN RECORD as a resume, and she possesses the GUTS to think, say, do, and call to action everything she feels is necessary to bring our nation back from the abyss.   I am not getting ANY of Sarah’s experience, know-how, moxie, charisma, unwavering principles, think-on-her-feet action or quick-learn ability from Mitt Romney.  Or Marco Rubio.  Or even Paul Ryan, or ANY of the guys (and gals) they have trotted out as "rising GOP stars" and potential VP candidates.  None.  NOT A ONE possesses the gutsy leadership ability needed to turn the ship around and move full throttle toward everything this country once stood for, but is now rapidly evaporating.

    We don’t have time to mess around anymore.  Begin educating everyone you know about who Sarah Palin really is, and why America needs her more than ever.  We must undo 4 years of lame stream  media lies with the unvarnished TRUTH.  Sarah may well still throw her hat in the ring, and we must fortify her army even more than what we have now.  Even if she does not put herself up for candidacy, I believe events over the next few months are going to make people DEMAND that we usher in a new leader, and I want that leader to be Sarah Palin.  I want her carried on millions of shoulders all the way to the White House.  2016 will be too late, even with Mitt Romney or some other GOP candidate winning in 2012.  Can Mitt, or Mitch Daniels, or Chris Christie do the things necessary to save America from swirling down the rathole?  We know the answer to this question.  

    Restoring America begins NOW.  Thank you, Stacy, for posting this good information.  This is EXCELLENT material with which to start the revolution, and I can’t wait to pass it along to fellow Americans.  And thank you, C4P friends, for staying steadfast with Sarah.  This battle isn’t going to be easy, but freedom never is.  

    • StacyDrake

      No.

      You said "Anything can happen between now and November 6th, including Sarah jumping into the race."

      No.

      And then: :"Sarah may well still throw her hat in the ring"

      That’s not going to happen and this information isn’t being posted on C4P as a Palin 2012 resume, or anything like that. This is her record. The record that the MSM ignored, and continues to ignore. Whitney and I worked on this document for the sake of the truth.

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