|Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin interviewed by Charles Gibson (11 Sep 08):|
"I would never presume to know God's will or to speak God's words."
|Republican Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, on the birth of her youngest son (22 Apr 08):|
In a letter she e-mailed to relatives and close friends Friday after giving birth, Palin wrote, "Many people will express sympathy, but you don't want or need that, because Trig will be a joy. You will have to trust me on this." She wrote it in the voice of and signed it as "Trig's Creator, Your Heavenly Father."
"Children are the most precious and promising ingredient in this mixed-up world you live in down there on Earth. Trig is no different, except he has one extra chromosome," Palin wrote.
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That Palin is a piece of work! I heard an entire segment on Democracy Now! about her religious beliefs (she is a Dominionist). I am really frightened! She is worse than W. In Bush's case, he is at least well educated (not that it has done him much good). In Palin's case, she is ignorant AND has disdain for intellectuals. She believes this end of the world crap and sells her political policies by invoking God. Truly scary.
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