FACT CHECK: Palin's Book Goes Rogue on Some Facts

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    Palin goes adrift, at times, on more contemporary issues, too. She criticizes President Barack Obama for pushing through a bailout package that actually was achieved by his Republican predecessor George W. Bush -- a package she seemed to support at the time.

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    PALIN: Says she made frugality a point when traveling on state business as Alaska governor, asking ''only'' for reasonably priced rooms and not ''often'' going for the ''high-end, robe-and-slippers'' hotels.

    THE FACTS: Although travel records indicate she usually opted for less-pricey hotels while governor, Palin and daughter Bristol stayed five days and four nights at the $707.29-per-night Essex House luxury hotel (robes and slippers come standard) overlooking New York City's Central Park for a five-hour women's leadership conference in October 2007. With air fare, the cost to Alaska was well over $3,000. Event organizers said Palin asked if she could bring her daughter. The governor billed her state more than $20,000 for her children's travel, including to events where they had not been invited, and in some cases later amended expense reports to specify that they had been on official business.

    PALIN: Boasts that she ran her campaign for governor on small donations, mostly from first-time givers, and turned back large checks from big donors if her campaign perceived a conflict of interest.

    THE FACTS: Of the roughly $1.3 million she raised for her primary and general election campaigns for governor, more than half came from people and political action committees giving at least $500, according to an AP analysis of her campaign finance reports. The maximum that individual donors could give was $1,000; $2,000 for a PAC.

    Of the rest, about $76,000 came from Republican Party committees.

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/11/13/us/politics/AP-US-Palin-Book-Fact-Check.html
     
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    Why that good looking bitch ! :lol:
     
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    duckie she aint fucking ya...so dont vote on them grounds honey
     
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    she is trying to use McCain and his Aides as scape goat for her poor image. I wish she would just go away.
     
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    Palinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn.
     
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    damn frank that is a good pic of palin supporters isnt it...hard to shoot them in the brain however....for obvious reasons
     
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    Must go to Borders to get the Palin book. Palinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
     
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    Never let the facts get in the way of a good story Sarah!
     
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    hmm cf...i figured you for a palin supporter...i did, you.
     
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    The facts are out. PDS is toxic.

    Just another helpful public service announcement because, damnit, conservatives CARE about the mental imbalances of our liberoidals.
     

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