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Persily: AGDC stays on schedule with latest batch of answers to FERC

By Larry Persily | While cutting back on overall spending to preserve its money to last into 2020, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. continues answering questions and providing additional information to federal regulators, submitting on March 1 the first of six batches of information it is scheduled to submit through September.   The information will […]

Brennan: They might really do it this time

By Tom Brennan | Let’s hope somebody blinks — and soon. Right now it looks like our state leaders really will kill the puppies at midnight if they don’t get what they want, and nobody seems certain what that is. Surely they won’t actually shut down the Alaska Marine Highway System or close the Sheldon […]

Kimball: Shall we defend our common history?

By Roger Kimball | The recent news that the University of Notre Dame, responding to complaints by some students, would “shroud” its twelve 134-year-old murals depicting Christopher Columbus was disappointing. It was not surprising, however, to anyone who has been paying attention to the widespread attack on America’s past wherever social justice warriors congregate. Notre […]

Pruden: Justice Roberts and a flirtation on the dark side

By Wesley Pruden: | Great expectations is a game that everybody in Washington is eager to play. The players are particularly passionate when the prize is the U.S. Supreme Court. Many conservatives, having watched the Supreme Court, and not Congress, become the source of much of the nation’s law over the decades of liberal dominance, […]

Elder: It is time for ‘Jexodus’

It Is Time for ‘Jexodus’ By Larry Elder | Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., denies that anti-Semitism is “on the rise” within the Democratic Party. He’s right. This is not a recent phenomenon; anti-Semitism within the Democratic Party has been on the rise for some time. Democrats failed to pass a resolution specifically condemning freshman Rep. […]

Williams: Is income inequality fair?

By Walter E. Williams | Some Americans have much higher income and wealth than others. Former President Barack Obama explained, “I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money.” An adviser to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who has a Twitter account called “Every Billionaire Is A Policy Failure” tweeted, “My goal for this year […]

Pruden: When fear threatens good times in the friendly sky

By Wesley Pruden | Sometimes you have to wonder who’s in charge at Corporate Central. Certain airlines aren’t being very sympathetic to customers who are nervous about flying — no doubt unnecessarily — on the Boeing 737 Max 8 after two of them have crashed over the past five months. But airline passengers judge their […]

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