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Gasp! Palin Uses Book as PAC Donation Incentive

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on February 4, 2010

ABC News broke a “news story” earlier this week… News Flash!  SarahPAC paid more than $60,000 to purchase copies of Governor Sarah Palin’s book Going Rogue: An American Life  to send to people who donated $100 or more.  ABC News’ Matthew Mosk reported:

The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate had her political organization spend more than $63,000 on what her reports describe as "books for fundraising donor fulfillment." The payments went to Harper Collins, her publisher, and in some instances to HSP Direct, a Virginia-based direct mail fundraising firm that serves a number of well-known conservative politicians and pundits.

Why is this news?  Every politician who has a book and a PAC does the very same thing.  It is a smart fundraising technique.  Ministries and other organizations do this.  It would be stupid not to do if you have such a tool at your disposal.  It was obviously successful since SarahPAC raised $2.1 million in 2009 with $1.4 million in the last reporting period.  As far as the cost, HarperCollins doesn’t give those books away; somebody has to pay for them.  So I just find it curious that this was considered newsworthy.

Conservatives 4 Palin notes that Going Rogue was used as a fundraising tool for the Republican Governors Association as well:

Oh and WOW, I am impressed, “Going Rogue” got close to 5000 people to donate $100 to the RGA? that’s a whopping $500,000 for a book that is available for $13.50. Not bad for a two week gig.

Ed Morrissey makes a great point as well:

Palin isn’t a candidate for office (yet), and since each book retails for $13.50 on Amazon, that amounts to less than 4700 books — hardly an effort to pull a Dianetics-like dodge and artificially keeping it on bestseller lists.  Making the book an incentive for larger donations is not only a no-brainer, it’s just about SOP with plenty of other politicians as well…

…Joe Lieberman did the same thing in 2004, when he was a Senator and preparing for a re-election bid.  He didn’t take royalties off of those sales, but ABC also acknowledges that they don’t know if Palin did, either.  And since she’s a private citizen, it really doesn’t matter if she did or didn’t.

The big news here is that Palin’s PAC had at least 4600 donors in the fourth quarter who gave enough money to warrant the incentive gift.  Otherwise, this is a big nothingburger.

A whole lot of nothing, now how about focusing on something more newsworthy like Florida students ditching P.E., oh… wait.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  He loves to connect with fellow Rogues so feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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CaffeinatedThoughts.com’s 2009 Caffeinated Conservative: Sarah Palin

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on January 20, 2010

By Shane Vander Hart, editor of Caffeinated Thoughts

I apologize that the formal announcement of our 2009 Caffeinated Conservative Award was put on the back burner after our 2009 recipient was informally announced.  Life circumstances, work and timely blog subjects prevented me from posting this sooner.  We had palininwasillaseveral nominated by Caffeinated Thoughts contributors for this most coveted prize: Glenn Beck, Congressman Ron Paul (*cough, cough*, thanks Emily), Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Edwin Feulner (of The Heritage Foundation), but one came in on top after Caffeinated Thoughts readers, had the chance to vote on the nominees.  Former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, was selected by you with 45% of the vote.

Why is she is a worthy recipient?  Let’s consider the following:

She has further defined what it means to be a “common sense conservative,” and has positioned herself to be a voice of the people.  She has proven that she doesn’t need a title to do so.  I don’t know what her future entails, but 2010 is off to a great start with her new role with Fox News, giving some terrific interviews, and plans for further speeches and stumping for candidates.

Well she isn’t retreating after all, just reloading.

Shane Vander Hart is editor of Caffeinated Thoughts which shares stimulating musings on the news, politics, culture, life and theology.  Shane loves connecting with fellow rogues, so feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Sarah Palin in Iowa Brings Out 2012 Speculation

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on December 8, 2009

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By Shane Vander Hart, Caffeinated Thoughts

Governor Sarah Palin stopped in Sioux City on Sunday as part of the book signing tour for her new book, Going Rogue: An American Life.  I had hoped to be there, but alas I was not one of the 625 who had books signed and able to shake her hand.  As always any stop in Iowa brings about 2012 speculation.  Carl Cameron of Fox News reported live:

Now when politicans come to Iowa, I’ve been guilty of jumping on the “oh they are definitely running” bandwagon. So I’m not faulting speculation (though has any other tour stop brought out national networks and even international attention?).  I’ve said that while I hope she runs I have no idea of whether she will run.  She has certainly been influential and effective in promoting common sense conservatism without a title.

Though that hasn’t stopped people from taking swipes at a potential Palin candidacy.  In an AP article Eric Woolson was quoted:

But some questioned whether Palin could turn her star appeal into votes in a state where face-to-face campaigning has usually played an important role.

Republican strategist Eric Woolson worked for Democrats early in his career, and he saw some comparisons to the campaign of former Sen. John Glenn. The former astronaut drew huge and admiring crowds when he ran for president in 1984 but that didn’t translate into votes.

“They went to see John Glenn the astronaut, not John Glenn the Democratic candidate for president,” Woolson said. “A tremendous amount of her appeal is as Sarah Palin the celebrity, as opposed to Sarah Palin the potential 2012 nominee.”

Just some background on Eric Woolson, he’s currently working for Bob Vander Plaats Gubernatorial campaign.  He also worked for Mike Huckabee’s campaign in 2008.  Maybe he’s just jealous that Huckabee didn’t have near the turnout for his book signing in West Des Moines.

Steve Scheffler, head of the Iowa Christian Alliance and the Iowa National Committeeman on the Republican National Committee in the article said:

…many people were attracted to Palin because “they like Republican leaders who call a spade a spade.”

But, he said, the former Alaska governor still has a lot to prove.

“Her biggest challenge will be to convince people she’s got the depth to be a successful president,” he said. “In the perilous times we live in, people are going to want to know if she’s up to snuff.”

I agree with Scheffler in his assessment why people are attracted to Palin, but I think what he said about her having a lot to prove could be said about a good number of potential candidate, including Mitt Romney, who was also only a one-term governor, and not a very effective one at that (RomneyCare, governing as a liberal).

Listening to Jan Mickelson on WHO Radio this morning people who called in were saying.  She “represents our values,” “she’s trustworthy,” and “I think she’d straighten out the party, Congress” (though has there ever been a President able to do that).  So Woolson’s claim that it’s just celebrity appeal is unfounded.

Then there’s it’s Iowa of course she’s running mantra ala Tim Albrecht (former Romney staff, now working for Branstad Gubernatorial campaign) in the same AP article.

“No politician comes to Iowa by accident,” Republican strategist Tim Albrecht said. “Every politician knows the implications when they set foot here.”

Wonder what he would have said if she didn’t come to Iowa?  Oh boy!  Or if she planned two stops?  And it isn’t even 2010 yet.

Update: Kevin Hall, the Des Moines Conservative, declares Sarah Palin the frontrunner for the nomination. We’ll see if future polls will back that up, but right now if she decides to run she’ll be in good shape. (HT: Josh Painter)

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  He loves connecting to fellow Rogues, so please feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Turn on the Ignition with Sarah Palin video

Posted by Karen Allen on December 6, 2009

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Sarah Palin on Rusty Humphries Show

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on December 4, 2009

By Shane Vander Hart, Caffeinated Thoughts 

Governor Sarah Palin was on the Rusty Humphries Show yesterday in between book signings.  This was a different interview, as he didn’t want to ask her the same questions that she had been asked numerous times already (listeners also submitted questions).  So they discussed ANWR, economy, illegal immigration, Climategate (which she did a Facebook post on yesterday), Obama’s birth certificate and past associations, and much more.  You can listen to the interview here.

She received some criticism over her answer to Obama’s birth certificate, so she responded via Facebook:

Voters have every right to ask candidates for information if they so choose. I’ve pointed out that it was seemingly fair game during the 2008 election for many on the left to badger my doctor and lawyer for proof that Trig is in fact my child. Conspiracy-minded reporters and voters had a right to ask… which they have repeatedly. But at no point – not during the campaign, and not during recent interviews – have I asked the president to produce his birth certificate or suggested that he was not born in the United States.

HT: Josh Painter for the heads up on the interview.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  He loves connecting with fellow Palin supporters.  Feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Palin Goes Platinum

Posted by Adrienne Ross on December 1, 2009

By Adrienne Ross – http://www.motivationtruth.com


Hillel Italie of the Associated Press reports that Governor Palin’s Going Rogue has gone platinum.

HarperCollins spokeswoman Tina Andreadis said Tuesday that just two weeks after publication, Sarah Palin’s memoir has sold 1 million copies. The print run for “Going Rogue” has been increased again, to 2.8 million copies. The original printing was 1.5 million, then moved up to 2.5 million.

“Going Rogue” joins a select club of million-selling political memoirs that includes Barack Obama’s “The Audacity of Hope,” Hillary Rodham Clinton’s “Living History” and Bill Clinton’s “My Life.”

If you have not bought and read the Governor’s memoir, I urge you to do so–today. You will be glad you did.

I purchased the book a little after midnight on November 17th, the day it was released. I was the first person to purchase the book–right out of the box–in my city, and I finished it Saturday.

Going Rogue is captivating, insightful, and utterly inspiring. It illustrates Governor Palin’s accomplishments, her commitment to her family, her strong foundation of faith–and, of course, the behind-the-scenes of the 2008 campaign. Upon completing the book, I wrote my initial reaction. It wasn’t a full book review, just my first response. Read it here.

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One Word about Going Rogue

Posted by Adrienne Ross on November 29, 2009

By Adrienne Ross – http://www.motivationtruth.com

Just finished Going Rogue. Closed the book–and wept.

It wasn’t the first time I wept while reading Sarah Palin’s bestseller, but it will be the part that will remain with me.

I have given my word to those still reading who were afraid I’d give something away that there was nothing to fear; I won’t give anything away. I don’t like when people cheat me like that. It drives me nuts. So I will offer no details on content, just express my reaction. If you don’t want to hear even that much, now’s the time to log off!

I couldn’t help but be overcome with emotion at various points throughout, but especially so at the end. This book speaks a word to me that Sarah Palin’s life has spoken to me for over a year now: Destiny.

When she showed up on the scene as John McCain’s running mate and I got to learn about her life, I was overwhelmed with a sense of destiny. God began to deal with me specifically about destiny. I still tell people today what He showed me through her life. I have always expressed it this way: “Here was a woman who was minding her own business, loving her God, adoring her family, governing her state. Simply as she was faithful to do that, God (not Senator McCain) tapped her on the shoulder and said, ‘Come up a little higher.'” I have been in awe of that for more than a year now. It still speaks to me.

As I read the book, particularly the ending, I could see destiny tied up in every aspect of the Governor’s life. She was just living her life, enjoying it–content. But the plan of God was about to unfold in a way that she may never have expected–at least not at that time. How incredible is God’s plan.

But even as God spoke to me about Governor Palin’s destiny over a year ago now, He added: “Don’t get so caught up in stargazing, in watching someone else fulfill her destiny, that you miss your own. I have a plan for you, too.”

I found myself for a time consumed with the concept of destiny.

I have always known that God had called me to, dare I say, greatness. I say that humbly, for I knew, even at a pretty young age, that God’s hands were upon my life. How strange it is now to remember that I could never find words to describe what I was feeling until I heard…of all people…Oprah Winfrey say many years ago that she had known she was destined for greatness. When I heard her say it, I said, “Yes, that’s it! That’s what I’ve been feeling!” I was amazed when just a few months ago, a friend from church used Oprah’s life as an example of what she felt God was doing in my life (not her politics, just her story).

When the world got to meet Sarah Palin, I was reminded of the big picture, not just about her, but about me. And one thing I feel the Governor has done is incite people to rise up and take a stand in their own lives. I knew that it was good to support her–which I do wholeheartedly–but with an understanding of how God works, how He desires to lead all of us into the specific plan He has for us. My pastor always says, “God’s plan is Plan ‘A’ for your life. There is no Plan ‘B,'” and I believe that. I began to feel stirred up to live out God’s plan for my life. It’s not good enough to watch someone else fulfill her call; we’ve got to desire to fulfill our own great call, as well. To be honest, greatness is simply doing what it is you’re supposed to be doing, no matter what it is. Sometimes that call is helping someone fulfill theirs. Whatever it is, I am determined to live out my life with God’s original intent.

I was truly overcome with destiny at that time, and recently that awareness has returned. I am seeing God do things that only He could do. I am watching in awe at His favor, His grace, His blessings–and I see that it all flows from the destiny that He’s had in mind all along.

My church has prayer service every Saturday night. This evening, as we prayed, I was again bombarded with that word: destiny. I began to pray aloud about it, to voice what I felt in my heart: We existed in the mind of God before the foundations of the Earth were laid. God has been fashioning us and forming us. We were created in exquisite detail to fulfill His divine purpose. Our likes, our dislikes, our passions, our personalities, even the things we’ve gone through, all serve a purpose. He had already determined how He would cause even the most unpleasant circumstances, those He would’ve liked to shield us from, to work together for our good, for His purpose. It is a thought too intense for me to fully wrap my brain around, but I have a decent handle on it.

I came home from prayer and set out to read the rest of Going Rogue, and the closer I got to the end, the more the book screamed, “DESTINY!” That’s really what it speaks to me–that and how human Sarah, the person, is. I see her life traveling down this road to that road to another road–and the journey continues. I see someone who has the imprint of God’s hand all over her life as He takes her where He wants her to go. No, I am not saying we are robots or puppets in His hand. Far from it, but when we decide to be soft and pliable clay, He molds us and shapes us, and we end up being what He always intended. We arrive at the place He had already prepared: Plan ‘A.’

I see that in Sarah Palin.

The end of her book brought me to tears, as it speaks what I know to be true: when we are open and available to Him–in spite of the challenges that are sure to come, in spite of those who seek to destroy us, in spite of the unexpected–we can’t help but be in a good place, make an impact, and, most of all, fulfill the destiny God has for our lives. And sometimes, just sometimes, it’s much bigger than we could have ever anticipated.

I finished the book–and I wept. I wept because of the goodness of God in the life of Sarah Palin–past, present, and future. But I also wept at the potential of my own.

It all comes down to one thing for me: Destiny.

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Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue is an Enjoyable, Insightful, and Engaging Read.

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on November 27, 2009

goingrouge by Shane Vander Hart, Caffeinated Thoughts 

My copy of Governor Sarah Palin’s book, Going Rogue: An American Life came a week ago.  I’m typically not a fan of autobiographies or political memoirs.  When I go into a bookstore that type of book isn’t what I usually leave with.  So this book purchase was solely due to my being a supporter of the Governor’s.

I found Going Rogue to be an enjoyable, insightful and engaging read.  Palin gives readers a peak into her life, her record, her priorities and her policies “unfiltered.”  You also get a sense of her heart to serve.  She recounted a friend saying to her that in politics, “you either eat well or you sleep well.”  She chose the later which led to making tough choices that were not necessarily comfortable or easy, but were made in the best interest of her state.  Those decisions ranged from challenging corruption to her decision to resign as Governor.

One of of the things I was struck by was her sense of humor.  Such as in her description of when her first child, Track’s birth (talking about Labor and how her family took her to the hospital entrance that said “Deliveries”) to watching Vice President Joe Biden’s pre-debate stretching.  Also, while she has certainly lived an extraordinary life, you do see how mainstream her life really was from her childhood to even as a Vice Presidential candidate (changing her son’s diaper right before the VP debate).

Also you can see throughout her book the role her faith in Christ plays in her life.  Describing at an early age when she placed her faith in Christ at a Bible Camp, attending Wasilla Assembly of God, her involvement in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, her Bible study habits growing up,  how she relied on Him through two miscarriages, learning that Trig had Down Syndrome, pointing out God’s providence throughout her life (in good and bad), and readers get a glimpse of her prayer life.  At the end of her acknowledgements she encourages readers to do what she did when she was a kid.

And I do know there is a God.  My life is in His hands.  I encourage readers to do what I did many years ago, invite Him in to take over… then see what He will do and how He will get you through.  Test Him on this.

This book isn’t a tell-all.  She doesn’t seek to name names or “get even.”  She does try to set the record straight in several instances – like “Troopergate,” accusations about her being a diva & the $150,000 wardrobe.  As much as the interviews she gave would make you think she talked a lot about the Katie Couric interview, she really doesn’t give it that much space.  She was highly complementary of her “B Team,” those assigned to the VP end of the ticket.  Her critiques with the campaign mainly dealt with 1. her being kept from the press, especially the Alaska press.  2. Being overly scripted.  3. Leaks/rumors from within the campaign.

She was also disappointed on how the political environment changed when getting back to Alaska.  The ethics reform act for the executive branch was something that was lauded by the Palin administration.  There were real ethics breeches.  There were people from the prior administration who were fined, and others who were on their way to prison.  You get a sense of how ludicrous the misuse of the ethics act and FOIA requests became.  Throughout the campaign and afterwards Palin also expresses her disappointment with the press who would often commit the “sin of omission.”

Going Rogue isn’t a policy book per se, as that wasn’t the sole purpose of the book, I disagree with those who say the book is policy light.  You could see Governor Palin’s principles & priorities woven throughout the book as her belief in free market principles, small government, sanctity of life, and hard work were instilled from an early age.  They were further developed throughout her life, and fleshed out in policies that she implemented as a member of Wasilla’s city council, as Wasilla’s mayor, an oil and gas regulator, and then as Governor of the State of Alaska. 

You also see a common theme in her service as an executive.  Cut spending, lower taxes, and put government on the side of the people instead of in their way.  She accomplished much in the 2 1/2 years she served as Governor from ethics reform, budget cuts (before the recession when they didn’t have to), gasline development, forcing Big Oil to honor their leases to they would develop, restructuring taxes for oil and gas companies in order to encourage development and exploration, as well as, increased value to resource royalties that Alaskans received.

In the last chapter of the book she engages the theme of common sense conservatism, she describes it this way:

At it’s most basic level, conservatism is a respect for history and tradition, including traditional moral principles.  I do not believe I am more moral, certainly no better, than anyone else, and conservatives who act “holier than thou” turn my stomach.  So do some elite liberals.  But I do believe in a few timeless and unchanging truths, and chief among those is that man is fallen.  This world is not perfect, and politicians will never make it so.  This, above all, is what informs my pragmatic approach to politics.

I am conservative because I deal with the world as it is – complicated and beautiful, tragic and hopeful.  I am a conservative because I believe in the rights and the responsibilities and the inherent dignity of the individual….

…Conservatives believe in the “constrained” political vision because we know that human nature is flawed and that there are limitations to what can be done in Washington to “fix” society’s problems.

Commonsense Conservatives deal with human nature as it is – with its unavoidable weaknesses and its potential for goodness.  We see the world as it is – imperfect but filled with beauty.  We hope for the best.  We believe people can change for the better, but we do not ignore history’s lessons and waste time chasing utopian pipe dreams, (pg. 385-386).

She harkens back to Ronald Reagan as a model we should look at as we proceed further – fiscal discipline, small government, strong national defense, traditional values, and energy independence.  Things that she doesn’t just talk about, but has also lived out.

My respect for Governor Palin has been deepened as a result of reading this book, and I think that those who are undecided about her will come away with a positive opinion after reading this book.  You will certainly finish the book being challenged and inspired “stand up and fight” for commonsense conservatism (unless you’re a liberal).  I highly, highly recommend Going Rogue: An American Life.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  He loves connecting with other Palin supporters so feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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On Determining Palin’s Political Future

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on November 22, 2009

By Shane Vander Hart, Caffeinated Thoughts 

Reeling Conservatives Everybody has an opinion, and 2012 is still three years away.  Oh but how we love to speculate.  The lamestream media reaches opposite conclusions when they try to strain a gnat over what Governor Palin has said or hasn’t said about 2012.  Speculation can be fun, and I do think the 2012 race will be incredibly interesting. 

As far as Sarah Palin is concerned, after watching or listening to several of her many interviews last week, and what I’ve read so far in Going Rogue: An American Life (review coming soon) I see someone who has not decided.  She isn’t focused on 2012, but she isn’t closing the door.

We’ve got the 2010 elections to focus on first, and all indications are (read: that is what she has said) that is what is on her radar when her book tour ends.  Some desire to close the door on her running in 2012 by being petty, and that can be seen in a piece that Peter Wallsten wrote for the Wall Street Journal:

Ms. Palin’s book tour includes a Dec. 6 stop in Sioux City, Iowa. But she declined an invitation to appear at a Nov. 21 fund-raiser for the conservative Iowa Family Policy Center, which had reserved a Des Moines sports arena in anticipation of her attendance.

"All these other national figures are coming here to help us, and she’s coming here to sell books," said an Iowa Republican official.

Added Michael Dennehy, a Republican consultant who worked for 2008 nominee John McCain: "People are anxious to see what she’s going to do, but at this point there’s no evidence of Sarah Palin organizing in New Hampshire or having any interest in organizing."

Let me respond to this bit of “analysis.”  First it is 2009.  Secondly the IFPC event “controversy” was a contrived one.  Thirdly, the anonymous Iowa Republican official (who had better hope and pray I don’t find out his or her identity) just sounds like a complete whiner (probably a Mittwit).  She’s already said she plans to come to Iowa to speak to IFPC, and told the Republican Party of Iowa that she would love to come here.  This “official” is basically complaining that it isn’t being done on his or her timeframe.  So sorry that she had contractual obligations, and sorry that you have something against capitalism.  Are you in the right party?  I mean really, complaining that she is selling books?  Fourth, she just left office in late July, just completed her book, and then will finish with this book tour.  Then she has said she’ll focus on 2010.

2012?  Who knows, but to determine whether she is running or not in 2012 based on not being organized in 2009 is incredibly premature.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  He loves to connect with other conservatives and Palin fans, so please feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Book Tour Photo Information

Posted by Karen Allen on November 18, 2009

Anyone interested in keeping up with photos from the book tour should check back often at the website of professional photographer Shealah Craighead.

If you recall, Ms. Craighead was the campaign photog that followed Gov. Palin and her family during the 2008 election run. I had hoped we would see more of her pictures from that time via the Archives in D.C. She mentioned in an interview after the election that she thought they may end up there.

I contacted the Archives once and was told that since the RNC owned the shots, it was pretty much up to them. “Hey, RNC! Let go those photos!”

However, for a few on Ms. Craighead’s site, visit this link.

From the site: 

A DC based photographer, Shealah Craighead is a former official White House photographer for Mrs. Laura Bush and the official photographer for Governor Sarah Palin during the 2008 Presidential Campaign. Her photographs have been featured in Newsweek and People Magazine, among other many other publications. Additional work can be found at:

At the present moment, I don’t see any new images from the tour, but stay tuned!

 www.shealahcraighead.com

(Cross-Posted at The Palination)
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EDITOR’S NOTE:  From all appearances, official photos of the Going Rogue book tour taken by Shealah Craighead are being posted in the Notes section on Governor Palin’s Facebook site. Links to these photos can also be found on the Sarah Palin Photo Galleries page on SPIB as “Photos from …..” entries.

UPDATE 11/28/09 – Site now active:  http://bit.ly/5sXV24.  First gallery has 1511 photos of the Grand Rapids, Michigan book signing.

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