Palin Helps Alaska Get Rich Off Oil While the Rest of the Country Suffers | AlterNet
- We're all part of one nation. So why do the people of Alaska get a cut of oil company profits when the rest of us don't?
Welcome to the People's Republic of Alaska, where every resident this year will get a $3,200 payout, thanks in no small measure to the efforts of Sarah Palin, the state's Republican governor. That's $22,400 for a family of seven, like Palin's.