That’s Right Nate

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Palin Rejects Education to Nowhere

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Sarah Palin has again emerged as a Republican hero.  She told the lawmakers in Wasington, “Thanks, but no thanks” on their education to nowhere.   Palin accepted only $530 million of the $914 million appropriated to Alaska as part of the recent economic stimulus plan.  The biggest chunk of the funding that she rejected was $160 million for education.

As Governor Palin  told reporters, “I told congress thanks, but no thanks on that education to nowhere.  It doesn’t take a lot of fancy book learning to drive a snow mobile or shoot a moose.  If the people of Alaska want our kids to learn something, we’ll teach them ourselves.”  Palin did accept the parts of the stimulus for programs to build bridges, roads, and aviation projects which she deemed far more useful.

Of course, we at Thatsrightnate.com enthusiastically cheer Sarah Palin as an opponent to wasteful spending on things like text books and vocational training.   You don’t need vocational training in Alaska just go find something to shoot and feed your family with it.   This was a wasteful spending project that would simply confuse Alaskans with a lot of book learning.  People forget that having attended 7 different colleges and universities, this is one governor who knows a lot about education.

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Written by thatsrightnate

March 20, 2009 at 8:21 pm

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  1. I tells ya, books gives ya notions. Nothing like a notion to make yer brain itch. Palin r smart and purdy. Wish she made presdent.

    wrecksracer

    March 20, 2009 at 9:53 pm

  2. Thanks Wrecks. You always have a way of cutting right through the garbage.

    thatsrightnate

    March 20, 2009 at 10:19 pm

  3. She is a fucking idiot.

    Dollface

    March 20, 2009 at 11:48 pm

  4. Nate,
    I have to correct you though.. they aren’t snow mobiles.. in Alaska.. they are called snow machines.. you have to call them correctly..

    and you forgot that she doesn’t want to help special needs children most especially, too also. Thats important.

    Annette, Missouri

    March 21, 2009 at 6:38 am

  5. This is the kind of thing that’ll make Joe the P all horny, I bet.

    zenyenta

    March 21, 2009 at 7:29 am

  6. Zen – You don’t need fancy book learning to be a plumber either, especially if you aren’t licensed.

    Annette – I think she is making not funding special needs children a priority.

    thatsrightnate

    March 21, 2009 at 8:39 am

  7. Ha, Nate, you’re the best. I wish you could be Vice President when Palin is elected prez. You know, someone in the tradition of the great Dan Quayle… What do you think?

    Lola

    March 21, 2009 at 1:07 pm

  8. Thank you Lola

    thatsrightnate

    March 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm

  9. “Thank you, Lola”?! That’s all you have to say? I thought Dan Quayle was one of your most beloved vice presidents ever! An inspiration, actually. Why don’t you have a poll asking who’s the best American vice-prez?

    Lola

    March 21, 2009 at 6:32 pm

  10. Dan Quayle was a beloved VP, though I still think he’s no Dick Cheney. I think that could make a great poll come to think of it.

    thatsrightnate

    March 21, 2009 at 7:17 pm


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