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by | Oct 7, 2022

Ranked-choice voting is on the rise, but if Alaska’s open primary fiasco is any indication, that’s not a good thing. This November, Nevada voters will debate an open primary and ranked-choice voting ballot initiative known as Question 3. The initiative…

by | Sep 1, 2022

This week, all eyes are on Alaska, following the results of the state’s first-ever ranked-choice voting (RCV) election — a special U.S. House contest that sent Democrat Mary Peltola to Congress over former Gov. Sarah Palin for the final few…

by | Aug 16, 2022

The surnames Cheney and Palin may for many evoke a bygone era in Republican politics, but on Tuesday night it will be anything but. Both names will be set before voters, but under very different circumstances. In Wyoming, over a…

by | Apr 13, 2022

Sarah Palin is in the news again. Another way of saying this is that Alaska is in the news again. Palin is a case study for the media’s scant coverage of Alaska and other flyover states. Her well-known love for…

by | Mar 3, 2022

The primary beneficiary of the environmental movement is neither the bald eagle nor the killer whale but the Russian predator. When environmentalists suppress the U.S. energy supply, they do not curb the world’s energy demand. So, our competitors, not constrained…

by | Jan 20, 2022

Nazaré. Does that mean anything to you? It didn’t mean anything to anybody a dozen years ago. But the little town of that name on the Portuguese coast has in the past few years vaulted into prominence as the go-to…

by | Sep 16, 2021

One day after Chinese warships were spotted within Alaska’s exclusive economic zone, the Biden administration announced Wednesday that the United States and the United Kingdom would share sensitive nuclear submarine technology with Australia. This marks the first time since 1958…

by | May 27, 2021

In a promising sign for the U.S. economy, cruise ships will soon return to Alaskan ports. On Monday, Biden signed into law the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act (HR 1318, or ATRA), sponsored by Alaska GOP legislators Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen….

by | Mar 22, 2021

President Biden fell on the stairs of Air Force One three times this week, which is a pretty good metaphor for his first attempts at diplomacy. In one week, Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and National Security Adviser Jake…

by and | May 27, 2020

Recent polling has shown President Trump to have just a narrow two-point lead over Joe Biden in six key battleground states. Campaigning has undoubtedly been made difficult for both sides by the widespread lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with…

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