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Williams: Elite contempt for ordinary Americans

By Walter E. Williams Jonathan Gruber, MIT economist and paid architect of Obamacare, has shocked and disgusted many Americans. In 2013, he explained…

Pruden: Hillary’s dreams turn a trifle sour

By Wesley Pruden The laughter has yet to turn to tears, but the applause for Hillary Clinton is beginning to sound a little…

Jenkins: Reading the tea leaves for Alaska’s 2016 Senate race

By Paul Jenkins With dust from recent elections still clouding the air, many political junkies itching for fireworks — and unwilling to quietly…

Brennan: Opting out of pot law carries risk

By Tom Brennan Having Anchorage opt out of the new pot legalization law would seem to be a high-risk public policy decision. The…

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To protect you from evil, hard-hitting election ads, Rep. Les Gara is proposing legislation to ban such things from the official voter guide – but only after Republicans…

The level of public discourse during and after last night’s burning, looting and gunfire in Ferguson, Mo., showed shocking ignorance. The mindless violence in that small bedroom community…

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What I learned about food in Italy

By Scott Banks A couple of months ago, my wife, sister, her husband and I visited Italy for three weeks. We learned a few things about the food,…

The best meal of my life

By Scott Banks On a tour through Prosecco country in northern Italy, I ate one of the most memorable meals of my life. That morning, we piled into…

Louie’s Restaurant: An old-Alaska eatery

47 Spur View Drive Kenai, AK 907-283-3660 or 800-777-3650 Uptownmotel.com By Scott Banks Anchorage Daily Planet Food Writer Louie’s Restaurant is attached to the Uptown Motel in Kenai…

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