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    Bob Bird

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    The bizarre inconsistency of our Catholic bishops

    In these days of Alphabet Madness (COVID, LGBTQ, BLM, CHAZ), many Catholic bishops of the Western world fall lockstep into bizarre inconsistencies. Despite their...

    Finding offense with the perpetually offended

    There is an apt phrase seen on bumper-stickers: “Tolerance has become Intolerable.” The culture of victimization has T-boned its way into our lives. There are...

    Supreme Court ruling is déjà vu all over again for pro-lifers

    The 5-4 Supreme Court June v. Russo decision to strike down a Louisiana law mandating basic medical safeguards in the event of abortion complications...

    Beware of those who twist constitutions to advance even a good cause

    Properly understanding constitutions and charters is not hard. They are kept simple because the people ought to be able to comprehend them and, at...

    Conspiracy Theory vs. Conspiracy Fact: Think for yourself

    The first line of attack for those who wish to keep us inside a Control Cocoon is to use social pressure. This is much...

    OPINION: Of Hoaxes – both innocent and nefarious

    As a boy I enjoyed a good hoax. The best one involved thawing out frozen game fish we had kept from a northwoods vacation,...

    OPINION: Closing our churches reveals a ‘sanitary dictatorship’

    Alaska’s pot stores and abortion clinics remain open, but our churches are closed. While we are told that we can’t risk spreading this disease...

    OPINION: Coronavirus & self-imposed religious persecution

    Catholics are now experiencing an unprecedented event in their 2,000-year history: the suspension of Mass, imposed not by government health orders or by dictators...

    Is the Republican Party a pro-life champion?

    In 1980 Ronald Reagan got my vote and that of many Alaskans because he was pro-life. His sweeping victory had Democrats, feminists and abortionists...

    How to Repeal Roe v. Wade … Constitutionally

    Almost 40 years ago, when beginning involvement with the prolife movement, I recalled what a national leader said: “The only way to overturn a...

    Efforts to legalize abortion built on these well-crafted lies

    How extreme is Roe v. Wade? To understand we must unmask the seldom-studied companion case, Doe v. Bolton, and also examine the false narrative...

    ‘Dubious’ 14th Amendment opened door for abortion activists

    In part I of this series on Roe v Wade we explored the false notion that the supreme court – on either the federal or...

    Judicial overstep in 1800s set stage for Roe v. Wade

    As the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches next month, many remain unaware of what made this decision such an outrage. For the...

    On mixing guns and God

    The phrase, “Don’t mix politics with religion” is a shopworn fantasy. It’s usually trotted out when the left finds it suitable to their needs,...

    OPINION: Activist judges rule supreme because we let them

    The “hierarchy of law” is an ancient concept that some laws are more important than others. In our rancorous and increasingly nonsensical political climate,...

    Why are there so many angry young men?

    The recent trial that just convicted the third young Alaskan in the 2016 murder of Palmer teen David Grundwald is evidence of a larger...

    OPINION: Dunleavy’s move is needed first step to correcting Alaska’s courts

    As everyone knows, there are three co-equal branches to government: legislative, executive and judicial. Except they’re not. As in co-equal. Understanding correct constitutional principles is...

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