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Sarah Palin

LJ Pic of the Day

I dug a little for this one, taken at an election night reception at Ljubljana's Hotel Union on 4 November 2008. A Palin aide said today that her boss's notorious crosshairs map had nothing to do with inciting violence or the use of guns. She didn't explain, however, why their first response to the shootings in Tucson was to remove the ad from the…
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Obama Wines

Keeping with the St. Martin's day theme and before I forget, notes on a few wines that were uncorked before the champagne during the election watching party the other night: First was this 2006 Bonvin Humagne Rouge, made from a little known grape grown in Switzerland which I picked up a little over a year ago in Zurich. I've never tried or even…
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Alaska’s Largest Paper Endorses Obama

Looking inwards? The Anchorage Daily News, the largest paper in Sarah Palin's home state, today endorsed Barack Obama. Not quite as blunt as other Obama endorsements, the paper said nonetheless: Yet despite her formidable gifts, few who have worked closely with the governor would argue she is truly ready to assume command of the most important,…
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Strongsville, Ohio

Video shot outside of a McCain-Palin rally yesterday in Strongsville, Ohio, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Cleveland. Q: Is a terrorist? A: He's got the bloodlines. For the adventure traveler:
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