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Re: E-M:/ My source in Alaska
Enviro-Mich message from firstname.lastname@example.org
Palin: authoritarian, book censor-er, loyalty-oath inducer, and
environmental health threat. . .as described in today's Michigan
"If a small-town mayor ever ruled with an iron fist — it was Palin.
Eleven days after taking office in 1996, she mailed letters to each of
the city’s top managers requesting that they resign as a test of
The Anchorage Daily News at the time reported the strange events: (via Nexis)
Mayor Sarah Palin sent the resignation requests Thursday to Police
Chief Irl Stambaugh, public works [environmental health] director Jack
Felton, finance director Duane Dvorak and Mary Ellen Emmons, the head
of libraries. A fifth director — John Cooper, who oversaw the city
museum — resigned earlier this month after Palin eliminated his
Defenders of Wildlife have a comprehensive page on Sarah Palin including a
letter signed by dozens of scientists encouraging her to apply science based
wildlife management to the state's policy decision. Apparently she supports
aerial shooting of wolves. Running them to exhaustion.... then shooting them.
Snip from one of the links:
In the latest battle against wildlife in Alaska, Gov. Sarah Palin proposed a
new bill that would make it even easier to kill wolves and bears.
Palin’s proposal would eliminate the requirement that a game-management plan
be in place prior to beginning an aerial predator-control program that tracks
and shoots wolves and bears from airplanes. The bill would leave all
decisions about public hunting with airplanes to the discretion of
the Board of Game—
not to wildlife managers who would apply scientific standards to ensure
there is no long-term harm to the ecosystem.
“Rather than addressing the terrible policies of the Murkowski
administration, which ignored Alaskan voters who twice passed ballot
measures to halt the
barbaric practice of aerial gunning, Gov. Palin’s legislation would pave the
way for the Alaska Board of Game to greatly expand the deadly control
programs,” says Tom Banks, Defenders’ Alaska associate
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