On Writing: Talking to Vampires

...conversation but as a battle - or worse, as some kind of meaningless bureaucratic exercise.(Maybe this is why we act like such Yahoos online and can be so much more belligerent in online comments than we'd ever be in person: we're throwing words at a ghoulishly...
$1.7 million voting system gets little use

...wouldn't object if the $3,500-apiece touch-screen machines were scrapped. The machines were forced on the state by "those yahoos in Washington," said Rep. Mike Doogan, D-Anchorage, after politicians spent too much time listening to "glib lobbyists...
My Turn: Biologists, Alaska salmon deserve better

...3 press conference reflects misdirected vindictiveness. Gov. Murkowski seems to think Habitat is a bunch of obstructionist yahoos rejoicing in the state's economic setbacks. In truth, Habitat is a small division with unequaled expertise, a heavy workload...
Canadian couple is first into Dawson

...Toronto's Paul Pageau and Whitehorse's Tim Hodgson, while the American eight-person voyageur canoe team called "Maine Yahoos to the Yukon" was fifth. There were no carryovers in the top five from last year to this year. The race record is 52 hours...
Death, lies, braggadocio - a Christmas tale

...Khristos," the Greek word for "Christ." I recommended that the yahoos who condemn "Xmas" as a vulgarity be clapped in stocks in...addressees of my Xmas letters are movers and shakers in the yahoo community. And I would wager few of them could distinguish...
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What's the price of liberty? Eternal vigilance - cash

...5 may seem like an oddity, but other states with clean elections laws have found the requirement cuts down on the number of yahoos running just because they can claim government money. Individuals certified as clean elections candidates in a House race receive...
Alaska editorial: Gun control should be a state decision

...importance of taking care of the land and its game. Heck, if their aim is good, it's a fine way to teach cooking skills. The yahoos who shoot holes in roadside signs have no business ever owning a weapon, not even a slingshot. It's no wonder, though...
What to do with the ACLU?

...files Lawsuit over homeless camp raids," would have her readers think the Anchorage Police Department is a bunch of redneck yahoos running through the woods, wreaking havoc on the poor, misinformed homeless. Anchorage Police can rest assured knowing that...
Around town for Sunday, Nov. 15

...fellow board game enthusiasts as we play longtime favorites and new games every month. Details: Corinne, bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.Opera and Musical Film Fest: "The...
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...single-payer health care system that would have increased income taxes and payroll taxes to pay for it.In an interview with Yahoo News' Katie Couric, Sanders questioned Clinton's invoking of the Sept. 11 attacks during the debate to address concerns...
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