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October 16, 2021

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Mayor Pulls Security AND Spit Guard -

Friday, October 8, 2021

GOP “leadership” & Alaska’s COVID catastrophe -

Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Whole State Has Gone Mad – a Tour. -

Friday, August 27, 2021

Lizz Winstead and Lady Parts Justice Take Cleveland

[originally posted on NationofChange.org] On one side of the Public Square in Cleveland is the screaming masses of Wesboro Baptist Church wannabees holding signs of hate and yelling into a megaphone. On the other was the Lady Parts Justice League, a pro-choice activist group that makes funny videos (think the Daily Show, but with a purpose). This time though they weren’t being funny. It was an odd scene to say the least – Sharron Paul, a tall African American woman and a member of the Lady Parts Justice League was telling a story of another woman’s abortion above the volume…

Contraception’s Bang for the Buck

JUNEAU, AK—Opposition to abortion rights has been the political hallmark of Alaska State Senator Fred Dyson (R-Eagle River). He is also, as these ironies invariably go, opposed to expanding contraceptive access. “By and large, sexual activity is recreation,” the senator intoned today during floor debate on SB49. “The state shouldn’t finance other people’s recreation.” Does the senator favor elimination of all state parks? What of the Department of Fish & Game—some of which relates to subsistence, but which also serves recreational endeavors? Is he aware that it is public, state-financed roads taking us to our state’s ski resorts, or does he imagine…

It’s 2011 & Your Body Belongs to the State

By Thomas Dewar All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. –Edmund Burke   91 years after the 19th Amendment was ratified and enfranchised female Americans with the right to cast a ballot, we still debate whether or not over half the population should have control over their own physical personhood. On the national level, Republican House members—who campaigned on their Democratic counterparts not having done enough to create jobs—have pulled one doozy of a bait-and-switch once in office. Not only was the economic plight of America’s middle class promptly ignored and forgotten,…