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Palin, politics, pregnancy and the pulpit

Sen. Barack Obama took the high road in refusing to answer reporters' questions about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's pregnant 17-year-old daughter Bristol and the girl's decision to marry the father and have the baby.

He also drew a distinct boundary line between legitimate topics for policy discussions by politicians and urged the media to leave politicians' families alone.


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Palin’s anti-American past

Here are a couple of questions for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin: What do you think of the following statement: "I'm an Alaskan, not an American. I've got no use for America and her dammed institutions." Or how about this one: "The problem with you John Birchers is that you're too dammed liberal!"


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Sarah wear: Thongs anyone?

Alaska and Internet-based businesses are cranking out Sarah Palin products -- from "Palin Power" maternity T-shirts to "Wonder Palin" thong underwear.

One Anchorage entrepreneur, Jim Dooley, printed about 700 John McCain/Palin shirts this weekend, delivering the first batch to the Alaska State Fair by 4 p.m. Friday. They sold out.


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