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Berkowitz: The same old, liberal Democrat politics

With the runoff election looming next week, we should all take just a moment and think about what will happen in liberal Democrat Ethan Berkowitz wins. It would not be the end of the world, but there will be changes. The last time a Democrat held the reins in City Hall, the city tumbled into […]

A good plan

An assessment concluding the state can use some the Alaska Permanent Fund earnings and still pay a hefty dividend next year is welcome news as lawmakers are poised to cut the state budget to the bone. Scott Goldsmith, professor emeritus of economics at the University of Alaska’s Institute for Social and Economic Research, says the […]

It’s about time

The U.S. Senate at the behest of Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan included an amendment in its recently passed human trafficking bill that will make it possible for state prosecutors to prosecute Mann Act violations. The U.S. Justice Department in 2010 refused to pursue charges against Veco founder Bill Allen for allegedly having sex with underage […]

‘No’ votes on Lynch the right thing

Alaska’s two U.S. senators did the right thing for the right reasons in voting against confirmation of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace Eric Holder as attorney general. Both questioned her independence, with Sullivan noting that despite her “impressive background,” he is unconvinced she would put the law and Constitution ahead of Obama’s […]

Go home

Until everybody in the Legislature can get on the same page about the necessity of cutting the state budget to the bone, the House and Senate simply should take a hike. They have, after all, until the end of the fiscal year to find a way to make ends meet and simply sitting around in […]

That ‘rainy day’ is here

It is flabbergasting that Alaska’s Republican-dominated Legislature is having difficulty convincing constituents the state is in deep trouble; that cuts are not only justified, but necessary; that the “rainy day” Alaskans have worried about for years is here. Now. We are, in effect, largely broke. Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, co-chair of the Senate Finance […]

The liberals’ political police state

If you ever wonder what America would look like if liberal Democrats had their way, you really, really need to read David French’s “Wisconsin’s Shame: ‘I Thought It Was a Home Invasion,” in National Review. Today. Now. It is about American citizens in Wisconsin who were guilty of nothing more than exercising their First Amendment […]

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