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Jenkins: Taxes, government meddling, regulatory hell is left’s prescription for a better economy

By Paul Jenkins | A baffling mystery of our time: Why are those on the political left befuddled by the notion that increased taxes, government meddling and an expensive, time-consuming regulatory hell hamstring the economy, cost American jobs and drive investment offshore? As Donald Trump correctly noted in perhaps one of his saner speeches of […]

Jenkins: Pundits, critics savage Trump, but it only plays into his wheelhouse

By Paul Jenkins | It is difficult to watch the talking heads, pundits and know-it-alls drop all pretense, team up with Democrats, and go after Donald Trump like a pack of wild dogs. It is enough to make you fear for the future of this nation. Take, for instance, the all-too-predictable, undies-in-a-bunch reaction to Trump’s […]


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Jenkins: Alaska LNG Project raises more questions, few answers

By Paul Jenkins | While the governor tries to muscle North Slope producers into doing the Alaska LNG Project his way, or else — despite his having no natural gas, no money and a very jumpy Legislature — there are questions every Alaskan should ask. A starter: Who is going to help pay the as-much-as […]

The truth is unsurprising

President Barack Obama, in the wake of the latest horrific police shooting in Baton Rouge, La., chided cops to admit they have problems in how they go about their work. He should take a look at a recent study by a black Harvard economist. It found no racial bias in police shootings. Police, professor Roland […]

Jenkins: Get screened for colon cancer; just do it

By Paul Jenkins | Looking out my front window, it was hard to miss the guy perched on the tippy-top rungs of a very overextended, shaky ladder leaning against the upper reaches of the very tall house across the street. He busily was scrubbing a window while swaying to and fro, keeping perfect time with […]

Alaska taking lead on Alaska LNG Project another in long line of bad ideas

By Paul Jenkins | Here is another in a long, twisted line of bad ideas: Gov. Bill Walker thinks maybe Alaska should seize control of the massive Alaska LNG Project because its industry partners, hammered by lousy oil prices and a global gas glut, are taking a cautiously slow approach to the perhaps $65 billion […]

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