What are they up to?
Let’s do a quick check-in, and see what people are up to during the lull at the holiday season between the election, and the beginning of the next legislative session
Mark Begich -
Mark Begich is busy getting gold stars. The latest is for voting for the Feinstein Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which takes steps to end allowing the indefinite detention of American’s in the United States.
Lisa Murkowski is “outraged” about the Benghazi incident. And ”she has no patience for the constantly changing stories coming out of the White House and even less for the empty explanations from senior administration officials who she believes cannot or will not explain why things went wrong,” according to a press release. No mention about potential Secretary of State Susan Rice.
He’s talking about state ownership of a gas liquefaction plant on the North Slope. State owned? Means of production? (whispering behind my hand) Socialist!
Don Young -
The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned to list as endangered, the freshwater harbor seals living in Lake Iliamna, near the proposed site of the Pebble Mine. The seals are one of only 5 populations of fresh water seals in the world. This can mean only one thing. Press release from Don Young’s office telling the Iliamna freshwater seal to screw itself in 3, 2, 1…
Sullivan & Co. -
The mayor and his minions are busily fundraising for their chosen crony, Andy Clary. Just what we need – another white conservative Christian male in a position of power. Yay team.
Everyone wants to be Hollis this week. His recount added votes to his win over Bob Bell in the Anchorage Senate race. And he learned the news while on vacation in Hawaii.
She’s busy… um. Tweeting. Sort of. This week she delivered some pearls of wisdom and shared her unique and profound insights with us in 140 characters or less.
“Results whether good or bad come from the choices we make. Choose wisely.”
I was so moved by this revelatory wisdom, that I retweeted that one and sent it to John McCain.
Oh, and the FBI is looking into the Matanuska Maid Dairy debacle from when she was governor. Hmmmm…..