Turns out that the Alaskan Independence Party is also the Alaskan affiliate of the American Constitution Party, which is basically a third party that demands the institution of a Christian theocracy (Goal: "to restore American jurisprudence to its original Biblical common-law foundations.") This sort of makes sense, as Palin's political views suggest much more affinity for the far religious right than for secession movements.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.