Suddenly, Palin lights up the Twitterverse

After a few days off the grid, salmon fishing with her family and entertaining network TV correspondents in her waders in remote Dillingham, Alaska, soon-to-be-ex-Gov. Sarah Palin is tweeting up a storm.

Her thoughts, dished up in truncated, 140-character-limit Twitter-ese, range from philosophical nuggets on how to live life to dissing D.C. talk of a second stimulus package to her latest local doings as governor. As of Wednesday, she has nearly 90,000 followers on Twitter. But if this is going to become her main pipeline of communication to supporters – over and around the MSM – that number may jump dramatically.

Over on Facebook, Palin has 624,495 supporters, but she hasn’t said anything new there since her note on July 4.

As of 11:28 a.m. Eastern time (7:28 a.m. Alaska time), she has tweeted four times already today, and nine times since Tuesday afternoon. Here’s what she has said:

Today,try this: "Act in accordance to your conscience -risk- by pursuing larger vision in opposition to popular, powerful pressure"-unknown
– 15 minutes ago from TwitterBerry

Couple of thoughts for the day on beautiful bright AK morn:"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words."- George Allen. &
– 24 minutes ago from TwitterBerry

...NO ONE can measure DC's 1st attempt @ growing debt to "fix" prob. AK seeks development, industry, jobs for econ recovery vs growing govt
– about 1 hour ago from TwitterBerry

Talk in DC of a 2nd "Stimulus" Pkg: Impacts on AK? We'd be partaking in even more Big Govt largess & immoral natl debt accumulation when...
– about 1 hour ago from TwitterBerry

Kotz trip gave Labor Commish & me opp to speak to young AKns re resource develop. jobs we want AKns to have 1st shot bc work ethic is there
– about 9 hours ago from TwitterBerry

Travel in morning to McGrath, famed Iditarod Race check point, to recognize AK's care for animals via Veterinary Board recognition/extension
– about 10 hours ago from TwitterBerry

Packed house in Kotzebue. Signed VPSO bill…check it out at
– about 13 hours ago from web

I am so sorry for our country's loss. See
– about 16 hours ago from web

Refreshing to be in Kotzebue to honor VPSOs; Native dancers, whaling captains, lots of beautiful kids loving the annual Trade Fair- perfect!
– about 16 hours ago from TwitterBerry

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