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The Untold Story Behind Palin Using Russia’s Proximity To Alaska As Foreign Policy Experience

To get a better understanding of the source of this narrative we need to go back to the Governor’s first national televised debate with Charlie Gibson.

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Today In History – April 09 – First Astronauts Introduced

Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska –  Tornado reduces Oklahoma town to rubble – First astronauts introduced – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight – “Chicago Eight” plead not guilty – John Major’s Conservative Party wins an unprecedented fourth general election victory in the United Kingdom – Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles marry

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Today In History – April 02 – Florida Discovered

Florida Discovered – President Woodrow Wilson asks for declaration of war – “The Desert Fox” recaptures Libya – Anthrax poisoning kills 62 in Russia – President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act in an effort to help the U.S. economy rebound – Argentina invades Falklands – Pope John Paul II Dies

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Today In History – March 30 – President Reagan Shot

Violence disrupts first Kansas election – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward – 15th Amendment adopted – Oil workers drown in North Sea – President Reagan shot

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Today In History – February 08 – First Execution By Lethal Gas

President Cleveland signs devastating Dawes Act into law, The Russo-Japanese War begins, First Execution By Lethal Gas

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Are ABC and CBS Really That Stupid?

Governor Palin thinks long term and points out that spending money we don’t have can lead to economic ruin and Sputnik is an example.

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