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They just can’t keep a good Tshibaka down. The gutsy conservative who took on Sen. Lisa Murkowski in 2022, is going national and she and Niki T. already have a line-up of notable guests such as Larry Elder.
It’s not really a shutdown, but with Alaska’s heavy reliance on federal dollars, we don’t know what will be paused during the funding freeze … Alaska hunting may be among the things the feds kill off this fall.
Meanwhile, the Democrat-controlled Senate last night passed a bill that would buy time and extend government funding through Nov. 17. The Republican House said it’s not good enough because there is not nearly the funds needed to protect the southern border. The Senate’s bill has $6 billion for Ukraine.
Sullivan has tried to steer IRS enforcement money, i.e. taxpayer money, to the border patrol but the Democrats kill it every time.
In the past, folks like this were known as gypsies, but you can’t call them that these days or you’ll get a social credit demerit. They appear to be tied to a large network of Romanians who are carrying on a fake jewelry scam around the road system of Alaska.
Join me Wednesday at Little Dipper Diner and Friday at Kriner’s Diner
On Wednesday and Friday mornings this week, Americans for Prosperity Alaska will pay 30% of your breakfast’s tab at two locations to highlight how Bidenomics has driven up the cost of living. Wednesday at Little Dipper Diner, and Friday at Kriner's Diner; both events are 8 am to 11 am. (See you there and I’ll bring hats!)
Alaskan Independence Party annual meeting
A political party that is unique to Alaska and has been since the days of Wally Hickel and Joe Vogler has its annual meeting Sept. 30, at the Mat-Su Resort, 1850 E. Bogard Road, Wasilla, 12-4 pm.
Emergency Preparedness Expo
The 15th Annual Mat-Su Emergency Preparedness Expo is Saturday, Sept. 30, 10 am to 3 pm at the Menard Sports Complex. This free safety fair sponsored by the Mat-Su Borough and partners allows the public to interact with a wide variety of emergency preparedness, response and recovery agencies and organizations. The family-friendly event has indoor and outdoor exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, hands-on activities for all ages, and food trucks.
All the details on how you can watch the seven Republicans (except Trump) left standing in the race for the White House.
Remember the days back in 1994 when Amazon could barely scrape out a loss selling just books online from Jeff Bezos’ garage in Seattle? Pepperidge Farm remembers. Despite revenues of $1.6 billion in 1999, Amazon lost $719 million that year. Well now you can buy everything from dirt to drones to, yes, Pepperidge Farm cookies. In fact, Bezos didn’t show a profit until 2003. Nevermind that, however. The FTC and Democrat Ans says it needs to be broken up.
How’s that for the worst dating profile ever? “Failed bank robber loves long walks on the beach.”
It’s still a time of grieving. The fact is Peltola is not really needed in D.C. since she is in the minority and will never cast a key vote in the Republican House.
Gov. Kathy Hochul doesn’t want Mexican and Guatemalan migrants in her state. You can’t make this stuff up.
Justin Trudeau is pretty much an expert on Nazis. After all, he is known to call conservatives by that name. But this time…
He stayed in Detroit long enough to get pictures. It was a grifting campaign stop.
Trump loses right to do business in New York
Donald Trump said he will appeal a ruling by Judge Arthur Engoron, who stripped him and his two adult sons of being able to do business in New York because, he says, the Trump Organization overvalued their properties by $2.2 billion and committed fraud. The trial could start next week, but the ruling is a victory for New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Filed for office
Heather Gottshall filed a letter of intent for the 2024 state legislative primary, not indicating which seat. A Republican, she lives in House District 13, which likely means she is challenging Democrat Rep. Andy Josephson.
Rep. Sarah Vance, Homer, filed a letter of intent to run for reelection to the House.
Quote of the Day
Rep. James Comer: “I just subpoenaed & obtained two bank wires revealing Hunter Biden received payments originating from Beijing in 2019 when Joe Biden was running for President. Joe Biden’s Delaware home is listed as the beneficiary address for both money wires from China.” Comer chairs the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.
Question of the week: One day left to vote
This day in history
September 27, 1979, the United States Congress approves the Department of Education as the 13th Cabinet.
He’s worked at this for over a year, because the trial lawyers were being predatory with the warriors who were sick from the poisoned water of Camp LeJeune.
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: $95.78
Henry Hub gas: $2.66
Alaska North Slope Production: 457,217
Permanent Fund (principal and earnings reserve): $76,752,500,000
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