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It’s nostalgia at its worst. It’s a sad, repetitive menu, made unhealthier by the governor and his supporters putting a large dividend above all else.
Even for the administration of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, this is a low point in putting politics ahead of good government.
Financial reality, not astrology, determines multibillion-dollar gas investment decisions.
If a space traveler landed on the Capitol steps and asked a visitor guide at the U.S. House, “Take me to your leader,” the guide might answer, “When you find one, let me know.”
Many people treat their phones as the most important thing in their world, demanding immediate attention. That’s a safety issue.
“Hallucination” comes from the Latin word “alucinari,” which can mean “to dream” or “to be deceived.” It seems like too many elected officials in Alaska fit that definition.
The state is paying more to privatize work than it would cost if a public employee were at the desk.
When the supply of salmon on the market exceeds consumer demand, salmon prices tank — as they are doing this year.
It’s time Alaskans acknowledged that the governor’s “we’ve never been closer to a gas line” slogan is 807 miles short of reality.
At least the association’s website is more honest than its incorporation papers, which I suspect were written to comply with Washington state law to qualify as a tax-exempt religious organization.
Too many state legislators and governors over the years have been just as averse to imposing reasonable taxes as the king of England was to giving up his unreasonable levies.
No reason to keep an open mind when politics rule the day.
It’s gotten too easy for anyone trying to win over the public to promise way more than they can deliver.
Elected officials and the public need to understand the uncertainty of more than just oil revenues. Investment dollars are not guaranteed, either.
It took too long for the Department of Health to confront the backlog and make fixing it a priority.