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Williams: Our planet is not fragile

By Walter E. Williams | Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that “the world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change.” The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon emissions by […]

Pruden: Where a little learning would be unusual

By Wesley Pruden | It’s too bad so many of the reporters and correspon­dents of the mainstream/legacy media never went to Sunday school. Not for what that might have done for their immortal souls (many of them don’t believe they have one, anyway), but for their educations, which many of them have yet to complete. […]

Tanner: Congress is complicit in Trump’s power grab

By Michael D. Tanner | Some 20 years ago, Paul Begala, then an adviser to President Bill Clinton, expressed his marvel at the ability of the president to act unilaterally. “Stroke of the pen. Law of the land. Kinda cool.” And, of course, we all remember President Obama’s assertion that he could bypass Congress as […]

Brennan: A gift from the past

By Tom Brennan | When the dust finally settles on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget for the 2020 fiscal year, our state leaders may feel the need to dip their toes into the Earnings Reserve Account of the Alaska Permanent Fund. The budget Dunleavy inherited from Gov. Bill Walker included a $1.6 billion deficit. Dunleavy, his […]

Persily: State timeline for responses adds 4 months to EIS schedule at FERC

By Larry Persily | Citing the state’s timeline for answering federal regulators’ questions and fulfilling data requests, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has extended by four months its scheduled release date for the Alaska LNG project’s draft environmental impact statement. In a notice issued Feb. 28, FERC said it now plans to issue the draft […]

Pruden: The relentless Democratic search for the unicorn

By Wesley Pruden | The unicorn is an elusive beast. Though intemperate, sometimes ferocious and on occasion even savage, often unable to control itself, such a beast is exceedingly rare. No one has ever captured one. Nancy Pelosi, however, claims to have seen at least one in her garden. So have other Democrats. They’re persuaded […]

Elder: Smollett lies expose a culture of lying to — and about — the police

By Larry Elder | Lawyers representing Jussie Smollett, the actor who apparently lied to the Chicago Police Department about an alleged hate crime, called him a “man of impeccable character and integrity.” Before Smollett’s tale of being of a victim of an attack by two men yelling pro-Trump slogans fell apart, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), […]

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