She has nominated Wayne Anthony Ross, whose vanity plates on his hummer read W.A.R. He is a homophobic, misogynistic, racist clown. He stands by his referring to gays as immoral, perverted degenerates in an open letter to the bar association. In a hearing Friday he compared his hating of gays to his hating of lima beans. The committee chair, Jay Ramras of Fairbanks, smirkingly made it plain he hated lima beans too. In testimony Friday afternoon, Leah Burton quoted him as saying' there wouldn't be an issue with domestic violence if women would learn to keeep their mouths shut' He obviously considers Sarah to be a babe, when asked his opinion of the propriaty of her wearing a snowmachining suit at the start of the largest race with a large Arctic Cat logo and and her name, providing advertising for them while representing us as gov, he called it 'provocative' with an obvious double entendre. The largest Native Alaskan organizations have voted to recommend against confirmation. The Alaskan Federation of Natives, and the Alaska Native Brotherhood/sisterhood. He is opposed to native rights, particularly the rural preference for subsistence hunting. Bent Alaska Stacy has two pieces on W.A.R. in her blog, scroll down. The Mudflats There are also two pieces on W.A.R. here, the current one, on lima beans and leather, after the confirmation hearings, and an earlier one, scroll back to 10/04/09 This blog has been nationaly recognised as the best political blog in the state. It would be great if this were taken up by the national media, there might be a chance of the legislature not confirming him.