The Governor was quick to respond:
The state is pursuing a remedy for "these brave Alaskans, who did so much for the cause of freedom during a time of great national peril," Gov. Sarah Palin said.Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, was even more harsh. From American Report:
"What kind of a government, what kind of a Cruella, could cut retirement benefits to a group of Eskimos in their 80s in the dead of Alaskan winter?" the Alaska Republican asked Thursday on the Senate floor. "It is time for some soul searching on this at the Pentagon."Note - Sarah Palin's husband Todd, is of Native American ethnicity.
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