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Every penny Congress votes on now is borrowed money, including running this annual brackets contest
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Rep. Mary Peltola unwittingly showed something about that fakity-fake fish-family-freedom platform — we taxpayers are fish leaping into the mouth of the beast.
In cities and boroughs around the state, it’s time to vote in local elections. The outliers are Mat-Su Borough, which votes in November, and the Anchorage Municipality, which votes in April. Races involve school boards, city councils, assemblies, and spending packages. We have a chance to get it right.
Trials this week
Donald Trump’s trial starts today in New York, where the New York attorney general has a fraud case against him. He is expected to attend.
Sam Bankman-Fried will be in a separate Manhattan court on Tuesday to stand trial for fraud and money laundering. He’s been in jail for the past seven weeks, after the judge decided he had tampered with a witness twice.
What really happened? Mayor Dave Bronson wasn’t even in office when the ARPA grants were approved, but you would not know that from the liberal narrative being spun.
She stood for San Francisco values, not American values, and certainly not Alaska values. They wheeled her to the floor to vote on Thursday, even though she was clearly addled and said she did not feel well. She died the next day. She held onto power far too long.
Alaska’s senator revealed so much during her 6-minute eulogy for “generous, thoughtful, kind” Sen. Dianne Feinstein. She overlooked a few points but made it clear that there are some things that rise above principles.
Butler has been running the powerful campaign fundraising group for Democrat women called Emily’s List.
The authority to borrow more money gives Congress a 45-day breather. Murkowski said that, “Sanity prevailed.”
The spending on military-grade hardware of domestic use is alarming, and Sen. Grassley of Iowa wants answers as to why we are weaponizing the EPA, while disarming the people.
New rules will make it more expensive upfront to get a gas furnace for your home, and retrofits can be expensive, too. It is all part of the attempt to discourage natural gas usage and convert everyone to electric.
You might want to take a look at some of these really sweet, road-accessible properties being auctioned off by DNR. Maybe it’s your bug-out place for the apocalypse?
Arctic Winter Games seeks volunteers
Are you interested in volunteering for the 2024 Arctic Winter Games? Make a volunteer open house part of your plans this week.
10/5 Volunteer Recruitment Open House - Big Lake : 6-8 pm at Big Lake Lions Club
10/6 Volunteer Recruitment Open House - Wasilla : 12-5 pm at MAC Federal Credit Union
10/7 Volunteer Recruitment Open House - Palmer : 11am -2 pm at AWG Headquarters
10/10 Volunteer Recruitment Open House - Willow: 6:30-8 pm at Willow Community Center.
The Arctic Winter Games take place in the Mat-Su March 10-16, 2024.
Who has filed
Juneau Sen. Jesse Kiehl has filed a letter of intent to run in the 2024 state primary.
Question of the week:
This day in history
Oct. 2, 1789, George Washington transmitted the proposed constitutional amendments (Bill of Rights) to the 13 states for ratification.
A look at the timeline for what happened with the sloppy vote tabulation procedures, and what should not have happened.
The state has strayed far away from the original plan for the Permanent Fund and the dividend. Now, more and more is going to government. It’s time to get back to basics.
It’s not a conspiracy theory if it’s already happening. Come on down to the Alaska Covid Alliance fall conference and find out what the World Health Organization and Big Pharma have in store for us.
The overarching issue facing Juneau’s electorate is which candidates will genuinely address important issues like high housing costs, a declining population and diminished economic opportunity. Then there’s city hall itself.
Voting last week in Juneau’s “rolling” municipal election seemed more like a chore that needed to get done instead of the patriotic civic-minded custom we were taught to revere.
Brooks Robinson was the best-fielding third baseman of all time.
It is disheartening to watch the political spectacle of “Get Trump at any cost “going on in this country right now. His opponents, mostly Democrats, have weaponized the Department of Justice, pressured state governments to file charges, impeached him on frivolous issues, and attacked his businesses.
Fairbanks residents need only look at Anchorage to see where leftists will take a city. Once thriving, Anchorage is now in a spiral. Fairbanks voters should vote like their lives and lifestyles depend on it.
Between the misinformation and the obfuscation, Juneau residents are rightfully upset at the city and borough for being dishonest about costs.
Juneau has been here before, time and again, asked to build beyond its means.
The president has already said the pandemic is over, but the government has authorized and is pushing a poorly tested shot without regard to consequences.
A look at the candidates for school board in Fairbanks. Three of them should give voters pause.
Alaska oil: $95.63
Henry Hub gas: $2.93
Alaska North Slope Production: 459,789
Permanent Fund (principal and earnings reserve): $76,537,700,000
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