Cal Thomas: First redistribute Vatican wealth

I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: U.S. military’s eyes on the Asian Pacific

Slowly and gingerly, the United States is rebuilding its military presence in the Asian Pacific, and in two cases doing so at the invitation —… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2014
  • By The Commercial Appeal editorial

Where do the elite meet? Behind closed doors

ATLANTA (AP) — For a few days in March, the American Enterprise Institute welcomed scores of business and political leaders to a private annual meeting… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2014

Rich Lowry: The Benghazi deniers

At last we have a Benghazi scandal that Democrats are willing to acknowledge — House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to form a select committee to… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Keeping refinery open needs leaders’ full attention

Anyone who thought the announcement that Flint Hills was going to cease production at its North Pole refinery was just a ploy got a smack… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2014

Cal Thomas: Court rules on public prayer

Ever since the Supreme Court ruled organized prayer and Bible study in public schools unconstitutional in the early 1960s, conservative Christians have been trying to… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: The forfeits

The Democrats are doing what they do best. Once again, they’re handing issues to the Republicans. It’s their specialty. Of course, there’s Obamacare. By now,… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Clarion editorial: Don’t forget to call Mom today

Don’t forget to call your mom. Do it. Pick up the phone and call her right now. Don’t text, don’t email her. Call her. Let… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2014

A reminder to share the road

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month events have taken on a somewhat somber mood this week, as reports of multiple motorcycle fatalities have been in the headlines… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2014

Rich Lowry: Check your inanity

Tal Fortgang has offended the offense-takers. The Princeton University freshman wrote an essay for a student publication, since reprinted in Time magazine, skewering the progressive… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: The right direction

Alaska’s history shows it can overcome big challenges.That’s just what maintaining a timber industry in the Tongass National Forest has become.But, Southeast still talks timber,… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2014

Bob Franken: Swamp party

I live in Washington. That means I am required to write something about the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner activities, even though you couldn’t care… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

What others say: Legislature did a B+ job

No session of the Alaska Legislature is perfect.This one came as close as any in years.While we don’t agree with every bill that came out… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2014

Cal Thomas: Where has all the money gone?

Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially true when they… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: The killing of Alaska State Troopers in Tanana wounds us all

Anger and heartache.Those are the words that quickly come to mind upon hearing of the killing of two Alaska State Troopers who had responded to… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2014

Rich Lowry: Obama at a ‘dead point’

When the Washington Post-ABC News poll at the end of March showed a very slim plurality supporting Obamacare, Democrats hoped the health-care law had finally… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Peace prize or salmon exports?

Norway wears its status as homeland of the Nobel Peace Prize proudly, which is why the decision by its prime minister not to meet with… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2014

Cal Thomas: Hillary Clinton’s ‘social gospel’ good enough for Democrats

Faith is making a comeback among liberal Democrats, but they still have a way to go.First, some history.Hoping to attract some Evangelical Christian votes more… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes

What would Alaskans say if a federal agency retroactively vetoed permits for development of Prudhoe Bay, declaring it never should have been allowed on the… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2014
  • By Sen. Lisa Murkowski

Time to be on high alert for wildland fires

With clear blue skies and temperatures reaching into the 60s, spring has sprung on the Kenai Peninsula.But those same conditions that have lured residents into… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2014