Rich Lowry: Obama’s border crisis

It’s hard to imagine a more apt summation of the lunatic state of the nation’s immigration debate than the split screen over the past week.… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Facebook needs to show more respect for its users

Facebook is an extraordinary tool, but its pitfalls have become increasingly apparent. Users’ personal information, interests and habits are all fair game for the company,… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2014

Cal Thomas: America’s DNA: ‘The Federalist Papers’

There are many ways to lose freedom — conquering armies, surrendering without a fight. Unfortunately, we are currently surrendering our freedom, not to a foreign… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

Let’s be honest. While July Fourth is supposed to be a huge celebration of our nation, this one is a little more complicated. Half of… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

We still hold these truths to be self-evident

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2014

Rich Lowry: The war on women comes to the Supreme Court

It has long been suspected that the Supreme Court hates women, although it took the court’s 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case to fully… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Youth homeless shelter provides vital service

Along with melting snow, spring this year brought the opening of a long-awaited community resource: a shelter aimed at providing housing for the Interior’s homeless… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2014

Bob Franken: Hillary: Yes or no?

I’m sure you, too, have been caught up in breathless speculation over whether Hillary Clinton will do the deed and actually run for president. That’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

What others say: What’s the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

The problem with starting a political campaign with a deception is that eventually it unravels and has to be abandoned or it has to be… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014

Cal Thomas: Our arrogant president

President Obama appears to have forgotten — or ignored — why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: Senate debate shows meaningful contrasts among contenders

Thursday’s debate between Republican hopefuls for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mark Begich was a meaningful kickoff to the body of the… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014

Voices of Alaska: ‘Giveaway’ sound bite a dangerous distraction

Over the years I’ve read many of the reports written for the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). In May, ISER published the report… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014
  • By Sen. Bert Stedman

Rich Lowry: At the IRS, stuff happens

Lois Lerner managed to contain her disappointment when she learned in 2011 that she had lost two years’ worth of emails — forever. After being… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: On NSA, Congress’ spine finally stiffening

Public outrage over Edward Snowden’s revelations of spying abuses by the National Security Agency has finally had a welcomed consequence. Congress — supine for years… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014

Cal Thomas: No denying climate change deniers

People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just “deniers”; we are guilty of a “nihilistic refusal” to address… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

The guiding light fades

Following this administration’s Egypt line of thinking, there would have been little reason to oppose the Syrian Bashar al-Assad regime. True, he is a blood-lust… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Alaska deserves better from its elected leaders

We’re embarrassed by recent revelations that two prominent Alaska politicians have been accused of violating ethics and campaign finance laws. A House Ethics Committee found… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2014

Strong sockeye returns reason for optimism

Two items in the news this week should prove more than just a silver lining for everyone impacted by the sport and commercial fishing industries… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2014

Rich Lowry: The struggles of Hillary Clinton

We haven’t learned much new about Hillary Clinton on her book tour except that she mistakes herself for a version of Norma Rae.First, during an… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: No excuse for Alaska’s ‘Medicaid gap’

A study by the state Department of Health and Social Services released earlier this month gave insight into the segment of Alaska’s population that falls… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2014