Authorized hunting of wolves by plane as Governor. CNN 9/10/08
Does not believe global warming is caused by human activity; supports drilling in the National Wild Life refuge. CNN 9/10/08
ABC News 09/08.
Creationism should be taught in schools. In other words, she believes that the world began 5,000 years ago.
Believes God is behind the war in Iraq. "Pray for our military men and women who are striving to do what is right ... that our leaders, our national leaders are sending them out on a task that is from God" (Holy War against Muslims?)
3. Maverick Pork Cutter
She was for the $250 million bridge to nowhere before she was against it.
She was for "earmarks" before she was against them. She got $27 million in federal earmarks for Wasilla while mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
Under investigation by State Legislature for potential abuse of authority in trying to get her former brother in law, a state trooper fired and firing the state's Public Safety Commissioner for not taking her orders.
ABC News 9/10/08.
Received a "per diem" expense allowance for 312 nights she spent at her home in Wasilla. Totalled $17,059 at $60-a-day. New York Times, 9/10/08. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/10/us/politics/10billing.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper&oref=slogin
5. America First
Her husband was a member of the Alaskan Independence Party, which favors a vote on whether the state should secede, and she had addressed its annual convention. New York Times, 8/7/08
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