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Who is Sarah Palin?

Sarah Louise Heath Palin was the governor of Alaska, and was vice presidential nominee in the 2008 election against Barack Obama. She has authored a book called "Going Rogue", and is currently a contributor/commentator with Fox News. She is a figure of a somewhat controversial nature. A strongly opinionated female politician, but with conservative views at odds with traditional women's groups. There are also concerns about her over all political acumen, as she has not come across very well in interviews.

Who does the secret service protect?

The President of the United States . The First Lady of the United States . The Vice President of the United States . The Second Lady of the United States . Foreign Heads of State . Former Presidents of the United States

How tall is Sarah Palin?

She is at least 5 feet tall, likely 5'5" as indicated on IMDB. According to an article in the New York Times (Sunday, 9/14/2008),her former hair stylist from the "Pink Beehive" was quoted assaying that Sarah Palin's hairstyle (the updo) was created to makeher look taller because "she is short." The stylist did not define"short." John McCain is reported to be around 5'7." Sarah Palin, inhigh heels, appears to be equal to him in height. A reasonableguess is that she is approximately 5'5" and 5'7" in two inch heels.Her statistics from the Miss Alaska Contest in 1984 should giveaccurate measurements (with age related changes for weight) and arecurrently being researched.

Does Sarah Palin have a family?

Yes, she is married with five children. She has two sons - a son in the U.S. army and a newborn baby boy with Down syndrome. She also has three daughters.

Did Sarah Palin use marijuana?

On a news report Sarah Palin claimed to try marijuana but "did not like it". ( It was when grass was still legal in Alaska.. According to an article on (, she told the Anchorage Daily News in 2006:. "I can't claim a Bill Clinton and say that I never inhaled".. Her marijuana use was during her younger days and she says she does not currently use it.

Why is Sarah Palin being investigated?

Answer: The inquiry looked into her dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan, who said he lost his job because he resisted pressure to fire a state trooper involved in a bitter divorce and custody battle with the governor's sister. She is also being investigated for using the taxpayers of Alaska's money to pay for her family's personal vacations, including airfare, expensive hotels and per diem while in official and unofficial travel status. . She is being investigated for abuse of power (also referred to as Troopergate). As of October 10, she was found guilty of abusing her power by the Alaska legislative panel investigating the events (see Related Links for source). Initially, she publicly stated she would cooperate. Since then, she has stated she would not cooperate and has refused to respond to subpoenas and had her top aides ignore subpoenas for their testimony in the abuse case. In the week prior to the reports release, she attempted to stop the report from being released publicly (see Related Links for source). She attempted to fire her former brother in law because of an emotional divorce with her sister. When that didn't work, she pressured the Dept. of Public Safety Commissioner to fire him. When he refused, she fired him. This has been reported widely, including the Associated Press, Alaska Daily News, and CNN (see Related Links). The brother-in-law is an Alaska state trooper. The Department of Public Safety Commissioner has been fired. Palin is being investigated for abuse of power. She had fired a respected librarian who disagreed with her as mayor only to have the librarian returned to her position because the town overruled Palin's firing. She has now authorized $95,000 of state money to hire a private lawyer to defend her in the abuse of power case. Republicans are attempting to delay the trial until after the 2008 election. THE REAL ANSWER Because the liberals didnt like a real conservative in the campaign. Why would someone doubt that her son was hers? The media, pardon my French , is a bunch of biased ass-kissing bunch of communists. Sarah Palin is a fine conservative who would be in a scandal if she farted out of place. If anyone would investigate Mister Obama they wouldn't let that racist communist biased partisan man into the white house the only reason he is in office is because of the stupid people out there. His buddies at ACORN screwed the republicans out of a presidency by having Obama promise and lie to America about tax cuts so they politictians can steal our tax dollars. They couldn't let go that Bush DID NOT STEAL THE ELECTION IN 2000 so they decided to get revenge by screwing everyone other then themselves. If this offends anyone i apoligize, but this is the truth about Palin being investigated. You can believe watever crap the media and the left shove down your throat if you want to not be a" Conservative hate-monger. Censoring any thing i said here would be a violation of the First Ammendment of the constitution.

What town was Sarah Palin mayor of?

Sarah Palin was the mayor of the small city of Wasilla, AK. Shebecame governor of Alaska after that for most of one term beforerunning for vice president in 2008.

Is Sarah Palin a Christian?

Yes she is. She even went and spoke to a church on the campaign trail recently.

Where does Sarah Palin currently live and where is she from?

She was born in Sandpoint, Idaho. She moved to Alaska with her family when she was 3 months old. She went back to Idaho to attended the University of Idaho and earned a Journalism Degree before returning to Alaska.. Sarah Palin is from Wasilla, Alaska.

What union does Sarah Palin belong to?

Sarah Palin does not belong to a union.-----Wrong! During the presidential campaign, Palin discussed how she and husband Todd had "gone through periods of our life here with paying out-of-pocket- for health coverage until Todd and I both landed a couple of good union jobs ."

Where did Sarah Palin go to college?

In 1984, Palin won the Miss Wasilla beauty contest (according to most but not all sources, playing the flute and winning the "Miss Congeniality" award as well), then finished third (second runner up) in the Miss Alaska pageant, at which she won a college scholarship. Palin attended Hawaii Pacific College -- now known as Hawaii Pacific University -- in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1982 for a semester, where she majored in Business Administration, and transferred in 1983 to North Idaho College. In 1987, Palin received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho, where she also minored in political science.. To read more about Sarah Palin, see at the Related Link.. Palin attended Hawaii Pacific College - now known as Hawaii Pacific University - in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1982 for a semester. she majored in Business Administration, and transferred in 1983 to North Idaho College. In 1987, Palin received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho, where she also minored in political science.

What is Sarah Palins educational background?

Palin attended Hawaii Pacific College in Honolulu for a semester in 1982, majoring in Business Administration. She transferred in 1983 to North Idaho College. In 1987, Palin received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho, where she also minored in political science. Todd Palin.

Did Sarah Palin go to college?

In 1984, Palin won the Miss Wasilla beauty contest (according to most but not all sources, playing the flute and winning the "Miss Congeniality" award as well), then finished second in the Miss Alaska pageant, at which she won a college scholarship. Palin attended Hawaii Pacific College -- now known as Hawaii Pacific University -- in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1982 for a semester, where she majored in Business Administration, and transferred in 1983 to North Idaho College. In 1987, Palin received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho, where she also minored in political science.. To read more about Sarah Palin, see at the Related Link.

Marriage infidelity of Sarah Palin?

Hey ask the tabloids I am sure they know the answers! They are always right and it appears that they will be publishing soon!

When did Sarah Palin get her first passport?

According to this article in the NY Times, she got her passport in July 2007. "Ms. Palin appears to have traveled very little outside the United States. In July 2007, she had to get a passport before she visited members of the Alaska National Guard stationed in Kuwait, according to her deputy communications director, Sharon Leighow. She also visited wounded troops in Germany during that trip.".

Why is Sarah palin contrversial?

She is controversial because she is a woman running for an important office who is little known outside of Washington. She has done few interviews and is mocked for the couple she has done. Other controversies would include spending tax payer dollars on the campaign trail or that some believe being a mayor of a small town is not qualification enough. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I would like to note this person's answer is an opinion, not everyone would agree she is the victim of sexism, some really think she isn't qualified.. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. SHE KILLS ANIMALS!!!

Does anyone have pictures of Sarah Palin?

If you enter "Sarah Palin" in a google search, then click on "images", you will have a variety of pics to choose from.

Was Sarah palin ever pentecostal?

She was raised in an Assemblies of God Church and when she is in Juno She still atends a Pentecostal church

Is Sarah Palin Jewish?

Sarah Palin and Potential Jewish Roots? . As it stands Sarah Palin was born and baptized Roman Catholic but raised as a Pentecostal Christian. She is is currently a devout Christian, married to Todd Palin- who is Christian. She raises her family as Christians. She and her family are members of and attend a Christian church in Wasilla. . Though her family was born and raised in the United States, Sarah, like almost every American, comes from a family of immigrants. Below is her family tree and various opinions of contributors regarding the possibility that Sarah may have Jewish roots. . 1.NO- Sarah Palin has No Jewish Ancestry . The rumor on several blogs that Sarah Palin's maternal grandparents were Lithuanian Jews named "Sheigam" is completely false. All official records confirm that Gov. Palin's maternal grandparents were Clement J. and Helen L. Sheeran of Richland, Washington. Their ancestral lines can be traced to Ireland and Germany, respectively. Some websites have also suggested that Palin's paternal grandmother was a Jewish woman named "Beatrice Coleman", but this too is complete fiction. Palin's paternal grandmother was named Nellie Marie Heath (nee Brandt). According to her obituary in the Sandpoint Daily Bee, Mrs. Heath was associated with the First Church of Christ in Sandpoint, Idaho. In a recent Time Magazine interview, Palin asserted that her parents, Chuck and Sally Heath, baptized her in the Catholic church and attended non-denominational Christian churches throughout her childhood. It is unclear where (or why) the fabrications regarding Gov. Palin's heritage initially appeared. Some websites that have posted this mis-information seem to promulgate prejudiced ideals or conspiracy theories, but why have promoted this story is something of a mystery. *Palin's mother was born Sally Sheeran, in Oct 1940, in Richland, WA *Her mother was born Helen Louise Gower, on 22 Jan 1910 in WI *Her mother was born Cora Strong, on 4 Nov 1886, in Chippewa Co., WI *Her mother was born Augusta L[odema] Godfrey, in Jul 1854, in Waverly, Morgan Co., IL *Her mother was born Lodema Curtiss, on 7 Oct 1822, in Litchfield Co., CT *Her mother was born Charity Everett, on 16 Oct 1789/90, in CT *Her mother was born Jedid(i)ah Brownson, on 16 Nov. 1761, in Woodbury or Bethlehem, CT *Her mother was born Abigail Hawley, in 1740, in Bethlehem, CT There's no reason to suppose that Abigail Hawley was Jewish, or that any of the women in between converted to Judaism. Nobody in her family tree seems ever to have been called "Sheigam" or to have been to Lithuania. From . 2.Yes- Sarah Palin has Jewish Ancestry . based on Jewish tradition that makes one "Jewish" if born to a mother of Jewish ethnic decent, although practicing evangelical Christianity. Sarah Palin's mother (Sally Sheigam) was of Lithuanian Jewish heritage and so were both of her mothers parents (Louise Sheigam and Shmuel Sheigam). Her maternal grandfather, Schmuel Sheigam, was a Lithuanian Jew born in 1912 in Vilkaviskis, Lithuania, 91.2 miles west of Vilnius. The Sheigam family immigrated to America, via Hamburg, Germany in 1915 because of WWI. The grandmother was was originally named Gower. Her father Chuck Heath can be considered of Jewish blood because it is believed his mother, Beatrice Coleman, was of Jewish decent. Further information on Governor Palin's ancestors can easily be found in the vital records in the Lithuanian State Historical Archives in Vilnius. The Archives holds birth, marriage, divorce, and death records for the Lithuanian Jewish community from 1851 until 1915 when the Jews were required to leave the country because of World War I. They are in 18th Century Cyrillic script and Yiddish Many of these records include the mother's maiden name and town of registration. . At Ellis Island Immigration Centre, the name was entered as Sheeran, a standard practice of the time when immigration officers were unable to understand non-English speaking immigrants. Sheeran is a common Irish name but members of the Sheigam family are buried in the Jewish cemetery at Budezeriai near Vilkaviskis:in Lithuania.

What is Sarah palins weight?

Sarah Palin does not advertise her weight. Most women will notcomment on how much they weigh, because it is private informationthat does not need to be shared with the public.

How much does Sarah Palin weigh?

Sarah Palin appears to be about 5'5" without shoes and appears to weight 140-145 lbs. Since being named McCain's running mate on Aug 29, Palin (who gave birth to her 5th child Trig in April) appears to be gradually losing her pregnancy weight.

How old was Sarah Palin when she married?

Sarah Palin was born in 1964. She was married in 1988. She was 24 when she got married.

Sarah Palin attend what colleges?

Several including a community college, colleges in Idaho and in Alaska. The University of Hawaii-Hilo - Attended but never registered Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu - Freshman year - Transfered North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene - 1 year - Transfered University of Idaho in Moscow - 1 year - left to take time off Matanuska-Susitna Community College in Palmer, Alaska - 1 Semester Back to the University of Idaho - 3 Semesters

What position does Sarah palin hold?

Sarah Palin was the Governor of Alaska from 2006 to 2009. She doesnot hold political office at this time, but she is an author andspeaker.

What does Sarah Palin do for a living?

Since stepping down as Governor of the state of Alaska, Palin has written a book, taken on numerous speaking engagements, supported various candidates for office, participated in a number of talk shows, and in general, participated in most of the political aspects of American life.

Where does Sarah Palin live now?

Answer 1: Juneau, Alaska Answer 2: I had understood her to still maintain a residence in Wasilla, Alaska.

Should Sarah Palin get elected?

no because shes a jerk a lier and no help to any of us somebody should kick her butt out of this world let het land on jupiter

What is Sarah palin time of birth?

Born: 11 February 1964 Sarah Palin was born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho at 9: 43 PM PST (Pacific Standard Time). I know this because I am Sarah Palin's biggest fan!

What do people see in Sarah Palin?

Personally, I see strength, dedication, and experience. I suggest you research her a little more and read her book. I think she is going to make a great vp.

What is the name of Sarah palin son?

Gov. Palin has two sons named Track and Trig. Her one son, Trig. His full name is actually Trig Paxton Van Palin. No joke. She's a big rock fan... and a Van HALEN fan Trig has Down syndrome. Down syndrome (trisomy 21, trisomy G) is a chromosomal disorder resulting in mental retardation and physical abnormalities. Trisomy G, or TriG, for short. Babies born with this disorder are referred to as "trig babies." Palin named her son after his disorder.

Does Sarah palin have any kids?

Yes she has kids.I'm not exactly sure how many but I know her oldest is Bristol.She has either 2 or 3.Hope this helps!

Was Sarah palin iin the military service?

You must be the laziest person I have seen. It would take less time to look this up on the internet than wait for an answer here.. You must be the laziest person I have seen. It would take less time to look this up on the internet than wait for an answer here.. i dont know figure it out for yourself

How is Sarah palin?

I think you mean who. If you do mean "who" rather than "how" then here is your answer. Sarah Palin is the Former Governor of AK. She is a mother of five kids and has one grandchild. She is a loving wife and a FoxNews Contributor. But if you do mean "how" then Sarah Palin is a great person. Once you really get to know her you'll fall in love with her. i tried you will

Does Sarah Palin need to be blessed by priest to protect from witches?

Well she was. But did she need it? No, not really. Keep in mind she comes from a Christian Church denomination that has the interpretation of Witches as being demonically possessed. Her pastor is obviously very unfamiliar of who and what real world Witches actually do and practice, and may have not have read any primary source Witchraft material written by actual Witches.

Do governors have secret service protection?

Governors do not receive protection from the United States Secret Service. Most, if not all governors receive protection from their respective states. For example, Georgia State Patrol protects the Governor of Georgia and the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety protects the Governor of Texas.

Does the secretary of state get secret service protection?

No, the Secretary of State is protected by the Diplomatic SecurityService. It is the federal law enforcement arm of the United StatesDepartment of State. The DS protects the Secretary of State and anyforeign dignatiries below the head of state level (including, forexample, the British royal family members that are not the queen). The only exception to this is Hillary Rodham Clinton, the formerSecretary of State. She was protected by the Secret Service at homebecause she is the Former First Lady, and former Presidents andtheir spouses are protected for life; while she was performing herduties as Secretary, however, the DSS protected her.

What is Sarah Palin?

Don't you mean, "who is Sarah Palin?" She's the former governor ofAlaska who was chosen to be John McCain's vice-presidential runningmate in the 2008 Presidential campaign. Sarah Palin is FIT!

Do ex governors have secret service protection?

Daam! ! ! Bill S. I had to answer this,the probably have protection for Life.Didn't ehy change a new Bill for the President,it use to be for Lofe now its ten years unless some other plan extends the orginal.

Is Sarah Palin dead?

Only if she died in the last three hours. I saw her on TV at 7:30 PM.

Why is Sarah Palin admired?

Those who admire Sarah Palin find her to be an eloquent and courageous spokesperson for their own political beliefs. Those who have different beliefs find Sarah Palin to be much less admirable.

Who protects the secret service agent who protect the president?

The sole purpose of the Secret Service agents are to protect the president. Whoever protects them is irrelevant and quite frankly not needed. People don't plan assassination to kill Secret Service agents, because of how quick people can act. With only 1 (maybe 2) shot, you need to kill the most important figure there, which is usually the president.

Speaker of the house secret service protection?

Yes, the Speaker of the House is usually given the Secret ServiceProtection. This is because this is one of the senior mostpositions in the government of the US.

Is Sarah Palin running for president?

There has only been speculation of it. And honestly, it scares the bejesus out of me. I thought of leaving the country when G.B was elected for the SECOND time. I cried that day in fact. The first time I ever voted, back when I thought it made a difference. If shes elected president, I'm SO out of here. GAWD!! :(

What is Sarah palins email at foxnews?

Sarah Palin doesn't have an email at FoxNews because she is only a contributor and doesn't actually work for FoxNews.

Is Sarah Palin taken seriously?

Sadly she is. :( don't expect anything smart to happen in merica any time soon. Lol she prays for foreign adjustment instead of doing anything

Will Sarah Palin run for president?

Its highley likely that she has passed off the 2012 election because even she thinks Obama cant lose, but if she doesnt run in 2016 she will lose some of her support. She'll definatly run for president in 2016, and might even win the republican nomination, but she wont win the presidency. Even americans arent THAT stupid.

Does the president get Secret Service protection for life?

No. as of 1997, 10 years is standard. Prior to 1997, presidents did receive secret service protection for life unless they chose to opt out of it after leaving office.

Did Sarah palin fail at anything?

I say no she us a wonderful person and I support her,always . Capt Jeff wakefield

Does Hillary Clinton have secret service protection?

Of course she is a very liked and disliked person at a very high rannk in polotics she needs to have secret service protection -S.D.T.

Does Valerie Jarrett have Secret Service protection?

Valerie Jarrett has 5 full time 24/7 secret service protection costing the American taxpayer a lot of money.