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Yesterday I published a story about the future employment status of radio host Shannyn Moore. Since publishing the story I have received quite a bit of feedback, some complimentary and some critical.

After reflecting on that feedback I feel a personal drive to comment further.
 

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For years Alaskans wondered why films and shows about Alaska were filmed outside Alaska. The reason was a simple one, it was just cheaper to film elsewhere. Until now…

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Religious liberty groups are already raising concerns about the impact that the proposed law would have on faith-based institutions and nonprofits in Anchorage.

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Last Friday, I made some disparaging remarks about Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul’s record and the phone lit up like a Christmas tree with outraged Ron Paul supporters – Paulians.

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Have you seen the movie Minority Report?  It seems that many in our society think that the government has psychics working for them, and that enforcement of justice should be done pre-emptively.

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Can the wily union lawyer from northeast Anchorage survive the unique head winds redistricting has blown his way?

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Ever attended a local Assembly meeting when the municipal budget is up for discussion?  What did you hear?   Usually, it falls into several broad categories: a) don’t raise my taxes b) don’t raise my taxes, but don’t cut services, either and c) increase services and raise my and everyone else’s taxes.

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You’ll pardon me if I yawn. Am I indifferent? Am I burned already of the “the most important election year ever” in the third week of January? Can’t be. 

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Insiders at The Northern Right have confirmed with sources very close to Governor Bill Sheffield that Assemblyman Paul Honeman actively solicited, and was denied, the governor’s money, fund raising, and support just days before issuing a press release calling for his firing from the Port of Anchorage. 

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Every ten years, political junkies get a big before Christmas present. The redistricting board gives the legislature new district boundaries and generally nearly every single legislator must run in the next election in their new district. This year 59 of 60 will be facing election to retain their titles.

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This afternoon, members of the public will mingle with one of the two candidates to replace Carol Comeau as the new superintendent of the Anchorage School District. Hundreds of parents, teachers and others are expected to ask him questions about his vision for education and what he thinks of the district in its current condition.

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Linda Menard has kept a relatively low profile as a legislator.  Her son, Wasilla City Councilman Hurricane Steve Menard, has not.  

Will this cost Senator Menard re-election?  Find out here.
 

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2012 will mark the biggest frenzy of bum covering this state has not seen since a former failed governor wanted an enemies list revision. For those of you, who have somehow found this site, and do not know what 2012 means in election terms, all state and house seats are up for grabs in the fall election, save one (Senator Egan is buying drinks).

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It’s the start of a new year, when many of us are resolving to do things differently in the year ahead. It’s no different in politics, or at last it shouldn’t be. We at The Northern Right (TNR) propose the following 10 New Year’s resolutions for conservative Alaskans.

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Welcome to The Northern Right, a new, online home for Alaska conservatives. Thanks for giving us a look on our debut.

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Freedom is a remarkable and challenging concept. While we can be grateful for the gift of freedom, we must be aware that it brings with it a sense of accountability. To ourselves and to our Creator. 

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Recently, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USF&WS) Regional Director for Alaska, Geoffrey Haskett wrote a stirring defense of listing polar bears as an endangered species. Normally, this sort of defense is supposed to be factual in nature. This one would make a great fantasy short story. Here’s why.

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Alaskan Congressman Don Young announced today that his Anchorage District Office is moving to a new location.

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Many are wringing their hands in anguish over recent events surrounding the proposed Alaska Gas Line. Was the open season successful? Will the increase in lower 48 shale gas delay or doom any chances of an Alaska Gas Line being built?

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Assemblyman Paul Honeman insisted today that he is, in fact, not a member of any particular political party.

“I’m a common sense, average Joe kind of guy,” he said, while dusting the union glitter off his Nordic sweater.

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