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July 28, 2021

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Alaska GOP Goes Full Cannibal -

Friday, July 16, 2021

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He’s Baaa-aaack! -

Friday, July 2, 2021

Leg Office Space for Hate Group?

It’s not every day that an experienced legislative staffer gets ousted, and banned for life from rehire by the legislature. What could cause such a response from the Committee on Legislative Ethics in the Alaska State House? How about literally giving legislative office space and the keys to the Legislative Offices to some guy from an anti-muslim hate group?  Oh, you Mat-Su Republicans can still surprise me after all these years. Before the start of the new legislative session, Rep. Shelley Hughes (R-Palmer) has announced the “resignation” of her Chief of Staff Karen Sawyer after the ruling came down.  Hughes…

Open Thread – Alaska Far Away

If you haven’t had an opportunity to see the outstanding movie Alaska Far Away, you’re in luck. It’s previous broadcast on KAKM in Anchorage was such a smashing success that it will be shown again today! It will also be shown on KUAC in Fairbanks. Check your local listing for time. As a matter of fact, it’s been well-received everywhere, including PBS and film festivals across the country where it has received great acclaim. I got my very own copy of the film last year and I can’t say enough good things about it.  Absolutely fascinating, well done, and entertaining. …

Voices from the Flats – John Aronno from the Planned Parenthood Booth at the Alaska State Fair

Planned Parenthood in the Mat-Su Valley by John Aronno I’ll start off by answering your question: 15 minutes. 15 minutes is the time that it takes from the moment you sit down at the Planned Parenthood booth, to the moment where an older woman calls you a Nazi and alleges that you kill babies. At least that was my experience. I suppose it takes a lot more time to let sink in the fact that we passed out, easily, forty or fifty condoms to teens in a state that left the rest of the nation in the dust in terms…