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Carpenter: Watch out, America: Mexico may be the next failed state

By Ted Galen Carpenter When Enrique Peña Nieto became president of Mexico in December 2012, there was considerable hope that the violence that…

Pruden: Saudis’ insult to Michelle goes unchallenged by Obama

By Wesley Pruden Barack Obama had a high old time in India and Saudi Arabia. The first lady, not so much. The trip…

Sowell: Random thoughts

By Thomas Sowell Random thoughts on the passing scene: Who says President Obama doesn’t promote bipartisanship? His complicity in Iran’s moving toward nuclear…

Williams: Defense against demagogues

By Walter E. Williams When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, “I think it’s time to say to these…

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The liquor industry is gearing up to defeat a proposed Anchorage liquor tax that may appear on the April municipal ballot although it is yet unclear whether there…

Gov. Bill Walker says he deferred his own judgment – not to mention campaign promises – to Attorney General Craig Richards on appealing an education funding lawsuit brought…

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By Scott Banks January is when food folks research their recipes for cold-weather dishes to thaw your frigid digits. People call it comfort food. Stews, soups, chili, pot…

Holiday food gifts people want under their tree

By Scott Banks Homemade food gifts are a dicey prospect. I have a few that have lingered in the pantry for a year. On the other hand, my…

Kriner’s Burgers & Pies: A new haven for burger addicts

By Scott Banks Kriner’s Burgers & Pies 3074 Mountain View Dr. Glenn Square (907) 884-7000 Move over Tommy’s Burgers Stop, White Spot and Long Branch Saloon, there’s a new…

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