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Category Archives: National News
Opinion: Sen. Sullivan, a second Korean War is a terrible idea
Last month, I ran across a quote from our own Senator Dan Sullivan in an online publication that I highly recommend, called Axios. In it, he discussed with a reporter his belief that Congress should look into an AUMF (Authorization … Continue reading
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UPDATED: ACA repeal back on the table in the Senate
UPDATE: Sen. Murkowski voted No and Sen. Sullivan voted Yes on the motion to proceed. It is important to take the time to thank Sen. Murkowski and say “shame” to Sen. Sullivan for their votes, and to urge them to … Continue reading
Posted in ACA, issues, National News, Opinion, Your Difference Tagged ACA 1 Comment
Trump: televangelist or sucker?
Does anyone else remember Jim Bakker? He came to mind recently as I read an article titled The Long, Lucrative Right Wing Grift is Blowing Up in the World’s Face by Alex Pareene writing for Fusion. It’s reminiscent of Rick Perlstein’s 2012 … Continue reading
Will the “Trump Slump” affect Juneau’s travel industry?
It seems that Pres. Trump is running the country like a business. Unfortunately for us, he’s running it like one of his businesses. A snarky article in Salon left me wondering about a serious issue for tourism. I checked around, and it seems that … Continue reading
Posted in blog, issues, Juneau, National News, Opinion Tagged CBJ, economy, Juneau, Juneau economy, tourism Comments Off on Will the “Trump Slump” affect Juneau’s travel industry?
Teacup Reads: taking a break edition
Teacup Reads are usually focused on political articles, but this week I needed a break. So, I’m unilaterally declaring this Sunday to be a day (mostly) celebrating the non-political aspects of being a person in the here and now. Also, I’m … Continue reading
Posted in AK Leg 2017, AK News, blog, links, National News, Opinion, State budget Tagged retirement, Trump Comments Off on Teacup Reads: taking a break edition