Tag Archives: Troopergate
John Angell was the Director of the UAA Justice Center for the first several years I worked there starting in 1990. I still work there, but he’s emeritus. I took this self-portrait with him this past Tuesday at the annual … Continue reading
Donald Craig Mitchell has given context to Palin’s claim that ethics complaints against her have cost the State of Alaska $2 million: Her $2 million dollar ethics complaints meme is really simply the excuse she was looking for to get out of a job she already wanted to get out of.
A walk through Sean Cockerham’s Anchorage Daily News article about the spreadsheet from the Office of the Governor that attempts to prove Palin’s claim that ethics complaints have cost the State of Alaska $2 million. I’ve also got a link to the spreadsheet itself.
Sarah Palin’s fabrication about ethics complaints against her costing the State of Alaska 2 million dollars to resolve just keeps on replicating itself — thanks to the lazy reporting of mainstream media, & the cooperation of Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell.
Wow, this WSJ article on Palin quitting is full of factual errors. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124680788967696341.html # WSJ re: Troopergate: “State legislators eventually cleared Gov. Palin” — no they didn’t. Leg. investigation found her guilty. # WSJ also uncritically accepted Palin’s lie of … Continue reading
I’ve been catching up somewhat on stuff in the wider political world outside the Anchorage equal rights ordinance battle. Having been so focused on AO 2009-64, it wasn’t until early this morning that I learned Dan Froomkin had been fired … Continue reading
Branchflower reports on page 8 of his report four major findings: Palin abused her power in violation of Alaska Statute 39.52.110(a) of the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act, which provides that “each public officer holds office as a public trust, … Continue reading
The Legislative Council (or those present) voted unanimously to release the report. This word from one of the reader comments at the ADN’s Alaska politics blog. Kyle Hopkins hasn’t himself reported in yet, but I’m sure he will. It’ll probably … Continue reading
But here’s an update from the ADN’s Kyle Hopkins: 3 p.m.: So here’s something to consider while we wait for the Legislative Council to vote — and yes, we’re still waiting: The council needs eight votes to release the investigator’s … Continue reading