Netanyahu builds hardline coalition

...said.Netanyahu had until midnight to speak to Rivlin. Otherwise, the president would have been required to ask another politician to try to form a government.Analysts do not expect the new government to last long or accomplish much.Opposition leader...
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My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...context has come to mean only those who agree with "me."And that's only the beginning of where things break down. A politician's priorities are often unduly influenced by their friendships and business relationships. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's...
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A Day in the Life of: Kadashan

...of Nature and Nature's God," a collection of essays.One of his favorite authors is Cicero, a Roman philosopher and politician."He said the natural law was the Creator's way of managing things," Kadashan said. "When people start going against...
Empire Editorial: No more hidden messages

...decisions made on their behalf. That level of transparency can't happen when private emails are used, let alone when a politician has a secured email server. We saw this happen in Alaska in 2008, when former half-term governor Sarah Palin was found...
Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...little more fact-checking before its vice-presidential confirmation.Facebook, too, has a place in confirmation. A politician is not only his or her stance on the issues. He or she has a life experience - a sum total of events and relationships that...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10 prison before being released in Jan. 1993.)Ten years ago: Lebanon's president reappointed staunchly pro-Syrian politician Omar Karami as prime minister. A suicide bomber blew himself up at a funeral in Mosul, Iraq, killing at least 47 people...
Letter: Let's keep Sen. Begich

It's not easy being a Democratic politician in a red state like Alaska, but Sen. Mark Begich does it with integrity. One of Sen. Begich's first votes in the Senate was...
My Turn: Walker needs to get back to thinking outside the box

...have read about Hickel, he was also a statesman who could think outside the box.It appears Walker has become the common politician, listening readily to his handlers, rather than continuing to think outside the box.Alaska is at a loss of what to do...
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...outside have applied but have no real relevance here) is former politician Sam Cotten. Cotten has worked as a commercial fisherman and has served the state well as a politician in the past, but in my opinion, does not have the scientific and...
A letter to Alaska reality TV producers

...htm.)Follow some famous Alaskans who command respect. Consider a show on the Alaskan politician who received more votes than any other politician or ballot initiative in the last election. I'm talking about the arm-twisting, oosik-wielding...


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