liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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more on Sarah Palin as potential VP


PALIN
--is anti-choice
--is a religious conservative
--denies global warming
--until 1.5 years ago was mayor of a town of 9,000 people (Wasilla)
--is a hunter and fisherwoman
--was elected Alaska's governor a little over a year and a half ago
--has no foreign policy experience (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin)
--opposes abortion even in the case of rape or incest (http://www.moveon.org/r?r=17515&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=1)
--supported Pat Buchanan for president in 2000 (http://www.moveon.org/r?r=17736&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=2)
--thinks creationism should be taught in public schools (http://www.moveon.org/r?r=17737&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=3)
--doesn't think humans are the cause of climate change (http://www.moveon.org/r?r=17517&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=4)
--is in line with McCain's "Big Oil first" energy policy
--has pushed for more oil drilling (including in ANWAR)
--says renewables won't be ready for years
--sued the Bush administration for listing polar bears as an endangered species (bcs it could interfere with oil drilling) (http://www.moveon.org/r?r=17518&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=5)
--had met McCain once before last Sunday, when he called her about being VP and offered the job
(http://www.moveon.org/r?r=21119&id=13661-3248945-cjrpX7x&t=8)
--is awfully inexperienced to serve as backup president, and McCain turned 72 on 8/29/08
Tags: abortion, alaska, climate change, mccain, oil, politics, religion
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