Or will they leave forign policy matters to the POTUS?

Let’s review with this statement from Governor Sarah Palin:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 09-75

Governor Palin Stresses Need for Strong Missile Defense Capability

April 6, 2009, Juneau, Alaska – Responding to the missile test by North Korea, Governor Sarah Palin today reaffirmed Alaska’s commitment to protecting America from rogue nation missile attacks.

“I am deeply concerned with North Korea’s development and testing program which has clear potential of impacting Alaska, a sovereign state of the United States, with a potentially nuclear armed warhead,” Governor Palin said. “I can’t emphasize enough how important it is that we continue to develop and perfect the global missile defense network. Alaska’s strategic location and the system in place here have proven invaluable in defending the nation.”

So what say the other West Coast Governors?

Let’s go see…Well, maybe they don’t have their finger on the big red button of DOOM pulse of the problem like Sarah Palin does.

Let’s start with California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger– you’d think with his state’s fianacial woes that he would jump at the chance for extra stimulus $$$ to build a shield system. Here are his latest press releases:

04/07/09

Over $400 Million in Recovery Act Funds Made Available to Help California’s Unemployed

04/06/09

Gov. Schwarzenegger and Gov. Gregoire Co-Host Regional White House Health Care Forum

04/04/09

Guest Host Chair of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board Guadalupe Almaraz Discusses Cesar Chávez Day in Governor’s Weekly Radio Address

Okay… then how about Governor of Hawaii Linda Lingle? Let’s see what she’s been up to:

Apr 06, 2009 – GOVERNOR LINGLE RELEASES $10,355,000 FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO ALOHA STADIUM

Apr 03, 2009 – GOVERNOR LINGLE RELEASES $475,000 FOR HIGHWAY DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS ON THE BIG ISLAND

Apr 03, 2009 – GOVERNOR’S MOLOKA`I COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS HAWAI`I CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVE

Huh. Washington State’s Chris Gregoire, maybe?

4/7/2009 – Gov. Gregoire proposes funding sources for K-12, higher education

4/6/2009 – Gov. Gregoire co-hosts White House regional health forum

4/6/2009 – Gov. Gregoire endorses salmon recovery applications

4/6/2009 – Gov. Gregoire, Sec. Hammond announce recovery funds contract to preserve US 101, SR 103

No? Okay- last try. What say you, Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski?

April 7, 2009

Governor Encourages Legislature to Pass Electric Vehicle Bills

April 2, 2009

Governor Addresses First Oregon Way Advisory Group Meeting

April 1, 2009

Governor praises state employees for helping to fight hunger in Oregon  

Dunno what to say, Sarah- guess you’re on your own with this one!!

* Related: Sarah Palin’s New Binoculars Can See North Korea!

 

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