Gov Sarah Palin call-in KYUK

Last Friday there was a brief news story about the governor maybe coming to Bethel. An even briefer notice on the radio today (but not in the news) said there would be a call-in program with the Governor on Thursday, January 10, 2008 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM [deadline]

Call early as I’m sure there will be a number of people trying to get in.

local numbers for Bethel 543-KYUK (543-5985) and state-wide 1-800-478-5985 (double-check this)

Questions to ask–

  • why did elders not get their flu shots until the week before Thanksgiving? Older people are on the priority list. The state had vaccine available from mid-September.
  • why was all that huge state block grant money spent on reducing the size of the workshop at the senior center, a partial rain shelter for the bus, siding, but no accessible toilets and no way for anyone with a walker or wheelchair to get from the parking lot to the door?
  • why is the nearest nursing home or assisted living home 500 miles away? why must we continue to have elders die unattended (for hours sometimes) at these places?
  • why is there only one intake screener for the elder abuse “hot” line?
  • why don’t state grants for senior services require an active, effective, local senior advisory board at the recipent?
  • why aren’t elders involved in emergency, pandemic, and disaster preparedness, including emergency shelters? (that’s because there is no emergency shelter in Bethel)
  • what are the state’s plans for community relocation (environmental change) and how are elders involved?
  • why are there no housing standards so elders don’t have to spend their limited income on extra heating fuel?
  • why are there public water supplies with water so discolored and distasteful that elders spend their limted income on bottled water?

What’s your question to ask?


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4 Responses to “Gov Sarah Palin call-in KYUK”


  1. 1 akfnp 2008 February 4 at 10:06 pm

    in response to the influenza vaccination question, you may want to go here.
    cheers!
    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/timing.htm

  2. 2 Syrin 2008 March 25 at 9:45 am

    Are We Proud Alaska?
    Sarah Palin, aka Sarah the Incompetent, Queen P, proposed and pushed through the largest socialistic inspired raise in taxes, in the history of the world. She supports the idea that the State can seize the property of private industry aka oil producers in Alaska if they don’t do what she wants. She has attacked almost the entire Republican majority in the house and senate. She just resently tried to oust the Republican party chair at the annual convention and caused further division. And, Sean Parnell announced that after being ..a nothing… for 18 months in his present position, he decided to run against the incumbent, and senior Senator. She stood by and giggled when a radio shock jock called the Republican President of the Senate a “bitch” and “a cancer”. She threatened to support Democrats running against Republicans if they did not support her tax and spend policies. There is NOTHING conservitive or pro business about the puppet masters that surround this fulfilment of incompetence, Sarah Palin!
    She would be a disaster in any political position. This woman has no self control and is full of folly. And, it seems unbenounced to the State of Alaska, she announced she is 7 months pregnant w/#5. That is most of her first year in office.

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