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We don’t check bumper stickers when the roads are slick and someone has found unfortunate parking off the road. We shouldn’t abide by it in our voting either.
Oh, there are lots of reasons a victim of sexual assault doesn’t report
This summer has been the first break I’ve taken from politics in more than half my life. I get why so many unplug and just forget where the socket is.
Before I decide who to vote for, I want to remind myself what I want for Alaska. Not who my friends are that are running, or who I can’t stand. What does Alaska need?
The cost of wars is lost on us. We’d rather fight about who stands for a flag or anthem than realize how many people died under those colors protecting our right to stand or kneel.
Now that "shall" can mean "may" for the purposes of dividend checks, it's only a matter of time before the Legislature drains the account that pays them.
An Alaska religious leader wants to allow faith-based groups to bar same-sex couples from adopting. What about mixed-race couples? What about couples with different religions?
Saddling future generations with massive debt is generally not a good idea. In this case, according to the Legislature’s own attorneys, it is likely also unconstitutional.
Racism and misogyny have been co-opted by pundits who dog whistle for clicks and ratings. It’s dangerous.
Alaska has a shrinking population. Why? Who the hell wants to live with all the super unsexy dangers of crime?
This week a commonsense gun law stalled in the halls of Juneau because there are a few lawmakers who are afraid of the NRA.
I can’t concentrate on Mookie Betts’ batting.
I think political bodies are like airplanes. You need a right wing and a left wing to keep things steady and balanced.
It would be great if the rising tide did float all boats, but too many Americans are being left behind.
For all the bloviating for decades in Congress about “our children’s futures,” they haven’t passed the simplest measures to leave a better planet for the next generations.