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    Bob Flint

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    Alaska’s judge selection is ‘shrouded in secrecy’

    The upcoming November elections are among the most consequential in American history. The outcome may well determine whether the American experiment continues or dies....

    Anchorage must figure out details before buying homeless properties

    The increase in homelessness in Anchorage and the corona virus pandemic have sparked two crises that, paradoxically, have also produced unprecedented offers of government...

    Mob rule in America – 1838 and 2020

    “Their’s was the task … to uprear … a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; ‘tis ours … to transmit these …...

    Supreme Court’s ‘sex’ ruling is not as bad as you think

    Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the language in the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans discrimination in the workplace...

    Why a morally imperfect president still has my vote

    “The fourth rule is: Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, but they can...

    Take caution, yes, but don’t trample religious liberty amid a pandemic

    Last month, the mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, banned all religious services as part of the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. The ban...

    Alaska’s failing public schools need some stiff competition

    In late 2019 Alaskans learned that, despite spending more than 1.6 billion dollars every year on education, our elementary and high school students ranked...

    Alaska’s public schools are in crisis – it’s time to end their monopoly

    Last month the superintendents of seven Alaska school districts sent Governor Mike Dunleavy, a former teacher himself, a letter declaring that “Alaska’s students are...

    Flawed judge selection process disenfranchises Alaskans

    The way Alaska selects judges is touted by supporters as devoid of any significant problems and the best vehicle for ensuring judicial excellence. Despite...

    Alaskans must actively resist the ‘unrelenting assault’ on traditional values

    Last month U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke at the University of Notre Dame Law School, sharing his thoughts about religious liberty in present-day...

    OPINION: Alaska unions need to scrap radical political activism

    “Dunleavy’s attack on unions is an attack on all Alaskans,” or so read the Sept. 29 headline of an Anchorage Daily News commentary piece...

    OPINION: Can Alaska’s Supreme Court decide the limits of its own power?

    The great 2019 Alaska budget war has seen deep spending cuts by Governor Mike Dunleavy through his line item budget vetoes. Many “sacred cows”...

    ANALYSIS: ‘Dangerous’ proposal violates Alaska lawyers’ freedom of speech and religious liberty

    In 2016, the US Supreme Court invalidated all state laws limiting marriage to persons of the opposite sex. The sexual revolution, thus endorsed by...

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