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Book review: 'Once Upon Alaska, A Kids Photo Book'

...predictability. And the clever word play continued on as a perfect compliment to each subject.Then came the mountain goats - the nanny and her kid - and Marin wondered where the "Daddy goat" was. We all decided he must be up a mountain elsewhere.But...
My Turn: Politicians don't need Outside money to look silly

...attacking Sullivan, but Democrats don't have a problem with billionaires unless they spend their money in a fashion the nanny-staters don't approve of.So Sullivan did one of those silly "challenge my opponent to sign a pledge" moves, asking...
Perseverance Trail in the summer

...Ridge was a group of four mountain goat nannies with two small kids, nibbling on the new, green alpine vegetation. The nannies were molting heavily, and chunks of their thick winter coats hung off their sides, giving them a very odd shape...
Masters of the mountains

...the far side of her, so its presence could only be detected by those supernumerary legs. I was too far away to tell if the nanny was pregnant with this year's kid, which would be born later in the spring.Female mountain goats in Southeast don't...
Managing mountain goats in Alaska

...disturbing trend on Baranof Island. The nannies harvested in 2010 averaged 6.1 years of age."The age of the nannies was going up," he said. "'s preliminary, but it looks like the nanny take is down. When dust settles...
'Bad-food' taxes will clog our economic arteries beyond repair

...reap millions of dollars annually under our current agricultural subsidies and sugar tariffs - not you and me.Finally, the Nanny State brigade promises to spend the extra tax money on subsidies for "healthy" foods and lifestyles. New York Times...
The right to life, liberty, pursuit of happiness? Dude, get real.

...upon which this state has been built. The past decades have seen us - and our countrymen outside of Alaska - buying into the nanny-state scam, but there's still time to reverse this course of action. It means making do or doing without, but developing...
The makings of a deal

...dismiss the State of the Union address the president gave last week. It seemed interminable. It revived the notion of the Nanny State, in which no problem is too small to warrant federal attention. Several of the broad and laudable goals the president...
Goats: Denizens of the mountains

...more sociable and start following the nanny groups, shyly at first, and then...rut begins. The big billies enter the nanny-young groups and chase the sub-adult...they compete for the attentions of the nannies. During this passionate period...
Goat hunting limits enacted

...lot of fluctuation out there. But when you get a sustained trend, and all the numbers are going one way except that the nanny age is going up, you're setting yourself up for a bad situation," he said. The U.S. Forest Service will close...


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