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Bright, shiny objects: Palin, Trump, Coulter, Bernie

Sarah Palin / Wikipedia photo

Sarah Palin / Wikipedia photo

MANAFORT OVERBOARD

That Sarah Palin. She has a wicked sense of humor. After Donald Trump canned his campaign chair because of his squishy ties to Russia, Palin tweeted this:

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Note the Russian flag emoji. Palin was referring to Paul Manafort’s work for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, and possible work on behalf of the Russian annexation of Crimea. That was Putin the pink slip on Manafort (insert your own smirk emoji).

Trump issued a statement from Louisiana on Friday, accepting Manafort’s resignation: “This morning, Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said.

TRUMP CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

Alaska’s Trump/Pence headquarters is located at 11610 Old Seward Hwy, near Klatt Road, and is open normal business hours. It has 5,000 rally signs, (card stock — not yard signs), 10,000 bumper stickers, and yard signs will arrive soon. Contact Jerry Ward at  jward at donaldtrump dot com. Ward, a former state senator, is the Trump campaign director for Alaska.

You can also get Trump shirts, mugs, and whatnots at Dooley’s Athletics in Anchorage, 230 Center Court. 907-272-5660.

 COULTER BOOKS ALASKA STOP

Screen Shot 2016-08-20 at 9.38.42 AMComing soon to Anchorage, Ann Coulter, who will be here as part of the launch of her newest book: “In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!”
Coulter, a prolific New York Times bestselling author, will appear Sept. 17 at the Egan Center. The book release date is this Tuesday.

Tickets are going fast, says Mike Robbins, who is the event organizer. While Coulter is in Alaska, she’ll likely do at least one book signing and Robbins is organizing a reception. There also may be an event in the Mat-Su, we hear.

Coulter is the author of 12 New York Times bestsellers, including her most recent, Adios America. She writes a nationally syndicated column and has more than a million fans on Twitter and Facebook. This

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ HAS BEEN SERVED

More than 100 Bernie Sanders supporters have sued the Democratic National Committee and its former chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for fraud.

The suit, which has been served on Wasserman Schultz and the DNC, says the Florida congresswoman made “knowingly made false statements and omissions” that undermined the 2016 Democratic primary process, while serving as the DNC chairwoman.

The case is now a class action lawsuit, and those who supported Sanders over Clinton can get involved at https://www.facebook.com/DNCfraudlawsuit/.

Anyone who donated to the Democratic National Committee after Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for president as a Democrat, can be part of the class action lawsuit, even if they donated through third-party payment platforms like ActBlue, or if they donated directly to the Bernie campaign. More background from the attorneys leading the charge is here.

To see a video of the lawsuit being served, go here. The young lawyer who is featured serving the suit is said to have died mysteriously a few weeks later.

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Suzanne Downing had careers in business and journalism before serving as the Director of Faith and Community-based Initiatives for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and returning to Alaska to serve as speechwriter for Gov. Sean Parnell. Born on the Oregon coast, she moved to Alaska in 1969.

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