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« on: September 26, 2008, 01:16:39 PM »

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/09/25/ST2008092504011.html

Another day, another scandal. 

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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who has made a crackdown on gift-giving to state officials a centerpiece of her ethics reform agenda, has accepted gifts valued at $25,367 from industry executives, municipalities and a cultural center whose board includes officials from some of the largest mining interests in the state, a review of state records shows.

The 41 gifts Palin accepted during her 20 months as governor include honorific tributes, expensive artwork and free travel for a family member. They also include more than $2,500 in personal items from Calista, a large Alaska native corporation with a variety of pending state regulatory and budgetary issues, and a gold-nugget pin valued at $1,200 from the city of Nome, which lobbies on municipal, local and capital budget matters, documents show.
Why are they allowed to take anything from anyone?
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2008, 03:01:48 PM »

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on September 26, 2008, 01:16:39 PM

Why are they allowed to take anything from anyone?

She'll try and find out and bring it back to you.
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