Cal Thomas: Iraq is on its own!

“It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: ‘Alaska Agreement’ good theory, flawed practice

In 2008, Alaska’s usually low-profile Senate contests came to an end, as Sen. Ted Stevens saw his decades-long career in office come crashing down amidst… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2014

Rich Lowry: A father’s gift – patience

I learned a life lesson putting together a scale model of a U.S. M-3 Lee tank.I didn’t know it at the time. All I knew… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

Cal Thomas: Ready for Hillary?

I expected nothing but effusive praise from major media for Hillary Clinton’s new book, “Hard Choices,” much like the mass exaltation it showered on Barack… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: The meaning test

Back in the day, when I was a TV reporter, I had this fantasy live shot where the anchor would toss it to me with… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Dads need recognition every day

It is time again to celebrate the bonds between children and their fathers and the paternal influence in our lives. It can be hard to… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014

Peninsula Clarion editorial: More respect needed for our natural resources

Respect for our resources.It’s a sentiment we Alaskans proclaim to embrace, but sometimes, it seems, it’s an ideal we have trouble living up to.Case in… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014

Rich Lowry: Math is math

For people who use the word “science” as a bludgeon and trumpet their strict commitment to fact and reason, the Obama administration and its supporters… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Bringing soldier home the right call

The emerging picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was exchanged for five prisoners held at the U.S. prison in Guantánamo, indicates he’s no hero, no… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014

Voices of Alaska: Oil industry crucial to Alaska economy

Only three legs support the Alaska economy: oil, the federal government and everything else.That’s why oil tax reform is an Alaska problem, not an oil… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2014
  • By James Udelhoven

Bob Franken: Competence comeuppance

The Barack Obama presidency is in fundamental trouble. According to a new Fox News poll, more Americans than not question his ability to be effective… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

What others say: Prepare for the worst

Many residents were impacted by the news of missing hiker Sharon Buis.That’s because it could have been any one of us. Juneauites pride themselves on… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2014

Cal Thomas: Israel is not America

Defenders of President Obama’s release of five Taliban terrorists from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cite… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: Obama shows European solidarity

President Obama has been notably indifferent to Europe for five long years, but maybe Russia’s aggression has given him a new focus. On Tuesday in… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2014

Rich Lowry: The ‘swift-boating’ of Bowe Bergdahl

As the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap has curdled from presumed triumph to public-relations nightmare, the White House and its defenders have cast about for excuses… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Mexico becoming the new China

Arizona’s international border is an economic engine with huge potential, and the stars are aligning to make it more powerful yet.Mexico offers high-skill, low-cost manufacturing… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2014

Assembly takes cautious approach to budget

After some discussion and debate, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly last week approved a budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 and ends… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2014

Cal Thomas: D-Day is dumb day for too many

Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential, it should come as… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: Mate expectations

There’s an axiom in journalism to the effect that if you’ve antagonized everybody involved in a story, then you’ve probably done a good job reporting.… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Don’t celebrate Bergdahl’s release

President Barack Obama marked the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with a Rose Garden event with the captive soldier’s parents and triumphant assurances that “the… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry