There are opportunities ahead for Alaska but an oil renaissance is questionable. Boston Red Sox fans I am here to finally exorcise your demons with a great book. Eagle River needs to eliminate the barriers to legal cannabis shops.
Governor Mike Dunleavy search for a female running mate is running into a chorus of no. Alaska evaporates campaign donation limits. U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan seems grouchy. Our own Van Sanders reviews a 1970's sit-com. Alaska car rental companies are under attack because a lawmaker couldn't get to t
Gov. Mike Dunleavy continues to ignore the state law that prohibits the use of “state funds, facilities, equipment, services or another government asset or resource for partisan political purposes.”
Kelly Tshibaka has a habit of embellishing stories as she campaigns for the U.S. Senate. This results in a series of lies, half-truths and exaggerations that she continues to repeat.
What can you say except: Lying liars who lie.
Because slavery was the outright embrace of evil, I suppose slavery was America’s stupidest public policy ever. But other than that, in the history of this country, there has never been a stupider public policy than the War on Drugs. Nothing else comes close.
The courts have already made clear that the administration's vetoes can be an unconstitutional infringement on separation of powers, but if you think he would’ve learned, then I’ve got a bridge, a dam and a small-diameter natural gas pipeline to sell you.
The vote was postponed after Eastman brought up a legitimate objection with how the vote was being approached, but there's uncertainty whether the House has the 21 votes to take action against Eastman for his membership in the extremist Oath Keeper militia group.
House Republicans lamely defend Eastman membership in the violent seditionist organization Oath Keepers as support for free speech.
Republican Party propagandist Suzanne Downing assists Bronson administration efforts to attack the Anchorage Assembly by making false accusations against Suzanne LaFrance. Downing also promotes the lie that the assembly slighted the new police chief, possibly because he is white.
Gov. Dunleavy failed in his effort to force state employees to pledge a loyalty oath to his agenda failed. Now he wants Alaskans to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties that he and minion personally owe.
Eastman seems to have an affinity for Hitler, whether it's posing at attention with Hitler quotes or keeping an SS "honor dagger" in his office in Juneau.
Wasilla representative shamefully shows a distressing fondness for Hitler and the Third Reich.
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