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I have been forthright and will remain so that Jimmy Carter was a bad president. Let’s just say that some liberals will not be happy when my obituary is published. But Carter also deserves credit for not only his amazing post-presidency, but also his environmental legacy. In fact, Carter was the only president to really […]
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Republicans are moving step by step closer to their long-term goal of declaring unions illegal. They are getting more brazen about it too. Fresh off the Alaska shitshow to destroy its higher education system, it now seeks to effectively eliminate public sector unionism. The aftershocks of the Supreme Court’s blow to organized labor continue to […]

Arctic Drilling

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On May 13, 2015

I am extremely disappointed that President Obama and Interior Secretary Jewell decided to open up Arctic oil drilling. Certain environmental conditions are supposed to be met, but as we all know too w

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Exxon Valdez

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On March 24, 2014
Happy 25th Anniversary to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Those were some good times. What did biologists discover from it? That the oil industry is horrible for wildlife: Scientists had traditionally believed that oil basically had to cover an animal or embryo to hurt it. But the evidence they saw in Alaska suggested it didn’t […]

Oh Alaska

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On July 17, 2012

Well, I guess this could have the silver lining of getting Noon to the Lower 48 more frequently: Cutting Alaska’s health care costs by sending employees out of state for cheaper treatment might work

Linkocity

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On February 3, 2012
A lot of interesting stories today, too many to comment upon: 1. Neil Genzlinger on the absurd proliferation of strip club scenes on television. As he points out, the problem with the scenes is not so much moral as it is that they are boring, lazy, and repetitive. 2. If you haven’t this Sabrina Rubin […]

Palin?

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On August 29, 2008

Huh. Well, I guess maybe that secures Alaska’s 3 electoral votes for McCain. It should also play well in British Columbia. If McCain is picking Palin (and we should note that this hasn’t e

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