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June 15, 2021

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Farewell Allan Tesche

  Just got the sad news that former Anchorage Assemblyman Allan Tesche has passed away after heart surgery.  He was 60 years old.  Condolences to his wife Pam, and the rest of his family and numerous friends. A controversial figure at times, Tesche was an unabashed, brilliant, outspoken, in-your-face progressive who sat on the Assembly from 1999-2007.  Tesche had a gift for writing, and his blog , The Tesche Report, was a must-read for anyone wanting to keep up with the antics of the Assembly.  He always seemed to aggravate the right people, especially mayor Dan Sullivan. At every Assembly…

Citizens Against Dan Sullivan Get Vocal

I was puttering around the house yesterday, and the phone rang.  I ran over and got it just before the answering machine picked up.  “Hello?” I said, out of breath.  “Hello, this is Allan Tesche,” came the voice on the other end of the phone.  My first thought was, “Wow.  Wonder why Allan Tesche is calling me?”  My second thought was, “Oh, Jeez…I hope I didn’t spell his name wrong.” Then I realized it was a robocall.  Robo-Allan let me know about Dan Sullivan, mayoral candidate and part owner of a local pub drinking after hours with an employee, and sending…

Sullivan Saga…Chapter 2. The Cocktail Waitress Speaks.

Court documents came to light yesterday which seemed to point to Dan Sullivan mayoral candidate and bar owner, as the infamous “Dan” who served drinks to a young cocktail waitress in his employ until she was over the legal limit and then sent her out into the world at 4am to drive the wrong way down I Street, cause a head on collision, flee the scene and ultimately end up arrested.  The right wing leapt into action proclaiming that it couldn’t possibly be THAT Dan.  Surely there must be some other Dan….a miscreant Dan…a Guinness pouring Dan at McGinley’s pub that…