Posted January 21st, 2012 by impalin
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Posted July 20th, 2010 by impalin
ATLANTA — Dueling endorsements from Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich could help decide a crowded Republican primary for Georgia governor Tuesday. Palin’s nod to former Secretary of State Karen Handel has helped her surge to the top of the polls in recent days, while ex-congressman Nathan Deal could benefit from the backing of Gingrich. The two served together in the U.S. House. On the Democratic side, one-term former Gov. Roy Barnes is facing the first electoral test in his comeback bid.
Posted July 15th, 2010 by impalin
And so it has come to passeth on this day that Sharron Angle, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Nevada, has been endorsed by the Lord Almighty himself.
Posted July 14th, 2010 by impalin
Crossposted from the HechingerEd blog Ignoring tests could be a great way to improve test scores, or so suggested a story in the Wall Street Journal over the weekend. In response to pressure to raise achievement, administrators at a struggling New Jersey school planted a garden. They also added a peer-mediation program and invited “scholars to teach art, dance and music.” Over a decade, test scores rose dramatically. Children from a D.C. elementary school help with the White House garden (photo courtesy of Joyce N.
Posted April 11th, 2010 by impalin
There are many horrible jobs in this life. Emergency room janitor. Sow inseminator. Earwax collector. Sarah Palin’s grammar checker. Glenn Beck’s fluffer. Republican. New Jersey. But when I sit back, sip my scotch and scan the newswires for sundry effluvia indicative of our culture’s joyful hellbound deathspin, the realization soon dawns that I can think of few gigs more nightmare-inducingly, soul-deadeningly horrible than being an executive for garbage food megacorp.
Posted April 2nd, 2010 by impalin
NEW YORK — After an uproar by two big-name subjects of canned interviews, Sarah Palin’s first TV special aired Thursday on Fox News Channel. During “Real American Stories,” the former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate narrated heart-tugging profiles of Americans overcoming adversity and helping others. “Heroism, courage, generosity and a warrior spirit – these are things that unite all Americans,” said Palin, clad in a bright red blazer, at the top of the hour.
Posted January 31st, 2010 by impalin
In 2008, 17-year-old Bristol Palin was thrust into the spotlight by her mother’s selection as John McCain’s sassy sidekick. Forced to travel the country, modeling her baby bump, with her soon-to-be ex-boyfriend at her side, Bristol found herself remade in her mother’s image.
Posted October 15th, 2009 by impalin
Imagine you are at your son or daughter’s play with a distracting hankering for a piece of chocolate. After much internal debate, you decide to satisfy your sweet tooth by allowing yourself exactly one piece of chocolate. In the lobby, students are offering two options–a Lindt Truffle for $0.14 or a Hershey Kiss for $0.00. Which do you choose? How much does price factor into your decision?
Posted September 30th, 2009 by impalin
The Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, which just wrapped up, was a key moment in the movement to get girls on the global agenda and drive resources to them. Those organizations who have been doing this work for years were thrilled see that we’re finally beginning to penetrate the power circle with the issues of girls and women. Let’s dig into what happened. CGI has historically organized its agenda around the “tracks” of poverty, global health, education and climate change.
Posted September 28th, 2009 by impalin
Editors Note: Below is the exclusive first excerpt from Sarah Palin’s forthcoming autobiography, Going Rogue . This post first appeared at PinkoMag.com. Chapter One: “I Am Therefor Such As” By Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Say it ain’t so Joe! My name is Sarah Palin. Recently several year I the State of Alaska had the pleasure, north the hugeness, am the zealous public servant! My husband and I have blessed with many attractive children. In 2008 I even has the pleasure is presidential candidate’s John the McCain running mate!