Can you trust the McCain & Palin ticket after Alaskan legislative findings say Palin violated state ethics law?

TRUST It seems to me that trust is an ultimate value that protects an orderly, civilized society from chaos and anarchy. If you can't trust your spouse, if you can't trust your public officials, if you can't trust your children, or your fellow worker, or your minister, or a candidate for president of the United... show more TRUST
It seems to me that trust is an ultimate value that protects an orderly, civilized society from chaos and anarchy. If you can't trust your spouse, if you can't trust your public officials, if you can't trust your children, or your fellow worker, or your minister, or a candidate for president of the United States, what's left upon which to build a stable way of life?
- Dick Capen, Vice-Chairman, Knight-Ridder, Inc."

Report stings Palin over Troopergate flap
By MATT APUZZO, Associated Press Writer Sat Oct 11, 3:32 AM ET
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The politically charged investigation into Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is over, and its conclusions are stinging. But the fallout, if any, might not come until Election Day.

A legislative investigator found that Palin violated state ethics laws and abused her power by trying to have her former brother-in-law fired as a state trooper.

It was also reported that Todd Palin was involved in the abuse of power because Sarah Palin gave Todd Palin free access to her Governor's Office and staff. Todd Palin made phone calls from Sarah's office about Palin's sister's ex-husband who was a State Trooper to try to get him fired.





Update: "When power leads men toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses, for art establishes the basic human truths which must serve as the... show more "When power leads men toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses, for art establishes the basic human truths which must serve as the touchstone of our judgment." ...President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a quotation from an address at Amherst College, October 26, 1963.
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