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    Bob Bird

    Bob Bird ran for the United States Senate in 1990 and 2008. He is a past president of Alaska Right to Life, a 43-year Alaska resident and a retired public school teacher. His has a passion for studying and teaching constitutional history, both Alaska’s and the United States. He lives on the Kenai Peninsula and is currently a daily radio talk-show host for the Bird’s Eye View on KSRM in Kenai, Alaska. He is also a regular speaker, both locally and around the country, on the Shroud of Turin, which is widely believed to be the burial cloth of Christ.
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    Open letter to all people of Anchorage: Political power is yours

    Let’s play the game of True Confessions. Admit it: you see the Kenai Peninsula as your private playground. You take us over for a...

    Denied options at statehood continue to haunt Alaska

    Editor’s note: This is the final part of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Part one is here...

    The history of secession or threats thereof (part 2)

    Editor’s note: This is part two of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Part one is here and...

    The history of secession or threats thereof (part 1)

    Editor’s note: This is part one of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Read part two here. “The...

    Moving Gov. Dunleavy off the fence

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy has squandered his political capital and mandate through fits and starts. To be sure, he has faced unprecedented problems that were...

    Are Alaska’s Elections Clean?

    In the wake of this critical moment in history, a stolen presidential election, a nakedly exposed, billionaire-funded socialist revolution, with paid thugs waiting to...

    Trump is fighting a bloodless coup d’état … and it’s far from over

    In this attempt of a stolen presidential election, Americans are facing something much worse than corruption, they are facing a coup d’état, a French...

    Proofs of a stolen election

    So, let’s see. Have presidential elections been stolen before? The answer might surprise you: without a doubt. A friend of mine, being too generous, recently...

    On impeaching Alaska judges

    Alaska’s Constitution needs some major overhaul, and the citizens will have the opportunity in 2022 when they are asked: “Shall there be a constitutional...

    State control over Alaska’s primary elections is a mess

    The history of primary elections in Alaska is a “Mess with a Capital S.” Few would deny this. The first mistake is that since the...

    In defense of the Electoral College – part 2

    Editor’s note: This is the second of two columns in defense of the Electoral College system of electing a president. Read part one here. The...

    In defense of the Electoral College – Part 1

    When the U.S. Constitution was formulated in 1787, the choosing of a president was meant to be outside of the vagaries of popular sentiments,...

    Contraception and Abortion are intimately linked – here’s how

    Very few Catholics – and even fewer non-Catholic Christians – have understood the link between abortion and contraception. In fact, quite the opposite conventional...

    Abortion is the paramount political issue

    “The future of Alaska is at stake!” “The future of America is at stake!” Liberals, conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, moderates, radicals, pastors, priests all say this. Every...

    Languages reflect our nature as being male and female

    The destruction of the arts and beauty seen in the degradation of post-modern culture is also manifested in languages. Each language is a mystery....

    Confusing art bespeaks of a meaningless existence

    In today’s degenerating western culture, all that is beautiful is being destroyed. This is not an accident of human emotion but is the culmination...

    The bizarre inconsistency of our Catholic bishops

    In these days of Alphabet Madness (COVID, LGBTQ, BLM, CHAZ), many Catholic bishops of the Western world fall lockstep into bizarre inconsistencies. Despite their...

    Finding offense with the perpetually offended

    There is an apt phrase seen on bumper-stickers: “Tolerance has become Intolerable.” The culture of victimization has T-boned its way into our lives. There are...

    Supreme Court ruling is déjà vu all over again for pro-lifers

    The 5-4 Supreme Court June v. Russo decision to strike down a Louisiana law mandating basic medical safeguards in the event of abortion complications...

    Beware of those who twist constitutions to advance even a good cause

    Properly understanding constitutions and charters is not hard. They are kept simple because the people ought to be able to comprehend them and, at...

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