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    Let’s cancel the cancel culture

    Cancel culture destroys empathy and compassion for others. President Obama addressed this disturbing trend in 2019. Speaking last October at an event in Chicago,...

    Mayor’s latest emergency order again treats Anchorage churches as non-essential

    Update from editor: While the actual text of Mayor Berkowitz's latest emergency order makes no mention of churches or religious exemptions, his legal department...

    Anchorage Assemblywoman: Mayor’s homeless plan is a misuse of taxpayer funds

    Anchorage’s homeless problem has exploded in the last five years. Here are the numbers as compiled by the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness. 177...

    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...

    Alaska Republican primary focus: Hold candidates’ feet to the fire on the binding caucus

    We’ve had many interesting legislative sessions in Alaska this last decade, but these last two years have really highlighted a unique situation we’re in. When...

    Will tonight spell the end of the Alaska State Flag’s historic home?

    Most every year July 9th is a cause for celebration in Anchorage. Large crowds gather at Alaska Family & Child, the oldest non-profit in...

    Mob rule in America – 1838 and 2020

    “Their’s was the task … to uprear … a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; ‘tis ours … to transmit these …...

    Let us celebrate and defend our heritage this July 4th

    With statues and monuments to the Founding Fathers being toppled and desecrated by maddened mobs across the nation, it is important to recall the...

    Stand & fight: Anchorage Assembly attempting to negate parental rights

    What is about to unfold at the Anchorage Assembly is one of the most brazen assaults on parental rights in the history of Alaska. The...

    Painting all police officers with broad brush is dishonest and discriminatory

    Police officers in Alaska and around the country have been under close scrutiny over the past few weeks. The death of George Floyd, in...

    Alaskans should resist hypocritical calls to topple monuments

    Over the past few weeks, a small but vocal group of Alaskans have jumped on the monument toppling bandwagon. A few online petitions are calling...

    Supreme Court’s ‘sex’ ruling is not as bad as you think

    Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the language in the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans discrimination in the workplace...

    Don’t let extremists dominate tonight’s listening session about Juneau police

    The City and Borough of Juneau will get an earful during a listening session on racism, policing and myriad other social justice issues tonight. The...

    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...

    Hard-line progressives exploit Floyd’s death for political gain

    Something very disturbing is unfolding the wake of George Floyd’s death. Protest marches demanding justice broke out across the nation - an understandable response...

    ‘Can we ever pull the weed of racism out?

    Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's murder of George Floyd has caused us once again as a culture, a country and as a community to...

    Why a morally imperfect president still has my vote

    “The fourth rule is: Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, but they can...

    Defunding police would harm black communities

    Recent protests in Alaska and around the nation have taken rhetorical aim at local police departments. In some cases, protesters are calling for mayors...

    COVID Confused? Conflicted Anchorage mayor supports some large gatherings, not all

    Just hours after repeatedly warning Anchorage to social distance and avoid large gatherings, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz disregarded his months-long mantra and joined a massive...

    We cannot let hate mongers govern us

    It looks like the left has started a revolution, backed by the Soros-funded terrorist group ANTIFA which is co-opting some of the protests by...

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