Tales from the Trail

Sarah Palin starts a PAC

January 28, 2009

If you thought Sarah Palin was going to just fade away, you clearly weren’t listening when she said the only difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull was lipstick. 
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The Alaska governor, who was the Republican nominee for vice president in the race that John McCain lost to Democrat Barack Obama last year, is already laying the groundwork for another run at something.
 
She has started her own political action committee, SarahPAC, complete with a website. And she’s learned a trick from Obama — the site’s main feature is a page where you can put down your name and donate $25 or $5,000 or more. 
 
“Welcome to SarahPAC, Sarah Palin’s official PAC,” the site says. “Dedicated to building America’s future, supporting fresh ideas and candidates who share our vision for reform and innovation.”
 
“SarahPAC believes the Republican Party is at the threshold of an historic renaissance that will build a better future for all,” the site says. “Health care, education and reform of government are among our key goals.”
 
The site’s home page shows Palin against a backdrop of Alaska’s sweeping mountain vistas.
 
While declaring it is not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee, SarahPAC has a full biography of the former vice presidential candidate.
 
It notes she made history by becoming the first woman governor of Alaska and the first woman on a Republican presidential ticket.
 
“Gov. Palin has a long record of achievement and experience in public office,” it says, including her service as governor, her time as mayor of the town of Wasilla and her stint on the Wasilla City Council.

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Photo credit: Reuters/Tami Chappell (Palin campaigns for Senator Saxby Chambliss in Georgia in December)

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Please Run In 2012…need to clean out the Senate, Congress , And The Lobyists… need the FAIR TAX , Balanced Budget… The Senate, Congress, are making Corporate CEO’s Look Like Choir Boys

Posted by Terry Stinson | Report as abusive
 

thank you sarah for coming to the rescue we need you we have to get out to the people that america is doomed if everything in these bills are pushed threw no one is paying attention i talked with some people that voted for obama and after bring up facts that is on paper they had no clue we need to get the facts out there and show them what is going on i do not want america to become a socialist america i like it to be free and what work i do pass it on to family once again thank you and let us get to work and let the people know

Posted by mike pitstick | Report as abusive
 

Don’t run for Congress – too qualified, too honest to be one of the 100 loser known as Senator.
I voted for Mrs. Pailn – not for RINO McCain
100% for her 2012 run in money,time and energy
Not a Republican or Democrat or member of any party

Posted by Lewis Smith | Report as abusive
 

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