NEW YORK - One is a party luminary who draws intense political speculation wherever she goes. The other is the vice president of the United States, harboring his own higher ambitions.
Sarah Louise Heath Palin (born Feb. 11, 1964) is a politician and political commentator - also known as a "pundititian" - a tabloid mainstay, a television personality and what some people might call an "author.
(Author's note: This column was written and submitted prior to President Barack Obama announcing his support for marriage equality on Wednesday.
In Alaska, the nation, and the world
In Alaska, the nation and the world
In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
As a kick-off to the latest session of English classes via The Learning Connection, Juneauites from across the globe met and shared pieces of their heritage and food.
Hopefully most readers have had a chance to see comedian Jay Leno's occasional foray into the streets, where he interviews young people, many of whom are in college. He asks the simplest of questions, such as "Who is our nation's founding father?" or "Who is the vice president of the United States?"
Fifty years ago, 381 classmates and I collected our Anchorage High School diplomas on the stage of what is still called the "Anchorage High Auditorium," even though the school was long-ago renamed West High.
No. 1 Kennedy, 96 points
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