• With All Due Respect #52: Stemming Alaskan Out-Migration
  • Andrew Halcro: With All Due Respect
  • 3/1/2022
  • Alaska's silent killer has stalked us for nine years and it's time for a plan not a bigger government handout. We review a book about an invisible power broker who probably touched your life. Mayor Bronson has decided to jump start Anchorage's economy with a project that will never happen.

  • The endless insanity of the War on Drugs
  • Pat Dougherty
  • 2/10/2022
  • 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.

  • Why were you all lying, Mark?
  • Pat Dougherty
  • 1/24/2022
  • The Assembly hasn't yet gotten to the bottom of the mayor's fluoridation fumble -- not until we understand why they lied to cover up what they now claim was a perfectly appropriate, no-big-deal effort.

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  • Propagandist Downing lies in effort to smear Assembly Chair LaFrance
  • Andrew Timothy Gray
  • 2/14/2022
  • 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.

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