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Todd Palin’s grandmother

A good article to read, especially this time of this year.
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Yup’ik ties give Palins unique Alaska connection
NATIVE: Grandmother on Todd’s side calls the governor a ‘special gal.’ By TOM KIZZIA

Lena Andree, Todd Palin's grandmother, Sarah Palin's in-law

Lena Andree, Todd Palin's grandmother, Sarah Palin's in-law

Published: October 19th, 2008 11:20 PM
Last Modified: October 19th, 2008 10:04 AM

HOMER — Like many Alaska Natives of her generation, Lena Andree, Todd Palin’s 87-year-old Yup’ik grandmother, grew up living between two worlds. [read more]
http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/story/561419.html

For more on Todd Palin, Sarah Palin, and rural Alaska, Todd Palin, Sarah Palin’s husband, and rural Alaska living


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What else happened during Sarah Palin’s speech (the ice shelf collapsed)

from a correspondent–

Alaska and Tucson forever associated… Perhaps she can give you a free ride:
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/hourlyupdate/256059.php
This article asks whether she will put on eBay her new plane.

OOPS, she ordered Al Gore to stop flying his plane. Presumably it was a reference to climate change. The only one during her speech. Now she got a plane with a big carbon footprint. She can transport some moose or hundred reporters.

Her Al Gore joke contrasted with a week full of estimates of the magnitude of the expected magnitude of the sea level rise, news about the Canadian ice shelf loss and of polar bears in peril. Neither the media nor the pundits tearing apart her speech thought of asking whether she has any plan (or plane) to relocate the affected Native populations.

No one thinks about relocation nor have they much. There are several hundred towns which must be relocated some or great distances, including houses, schools, electrical plants, sewage, garbage, telephones, churches, graveyards, water treatment, etc etc.

By the way, the Republican Murkowski jet, which was unable to visit most places in Alaska (no runways large enough), did NOT sell on e-Bay. It finally had to be given away, relatively speaking.


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