Alaska

Ryan Zinke Denies Shaking Down Alaska Over Murkowski’s Trumpcare Vote (VIDEOS)

Ryan Zinke Denies Shaking Down Alaska Over Murkowski’s Trumpcare Vote (VIDEOS)

While the nation was rolling its eyes over Anthony Scaramucci’s X-rated commentary on his now-former White House colleagues, something even more outrageous may have slipped out of the news cycle. Just 48 hours before Scaramucci all but ended his all-too-brief tenure in the White House, Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska claimed to have received an alarming phone […]

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Savages Trump For Attacking Alaska Senator On Twitter (TWEETS)

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Savages Trump For Attacking Alaska Senator On Twitter (TWEETS)

Stephen Colbert is having a field day over President Donald Trump’s Twitter gibe at Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski after she voted against repealing Obamacare. Colbert couldn’t resist the chance to compare the beleaguered Trump administration to the classic mafia movie Goodfellas, The Hill reports. Colbert Comes To Murkowski’s Aid For days, Murkowski kept saying she […]

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Although Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has received much of the media attention for stopping the Republicans’ plan to eliminate healthcare for millions of people, he is not the only Republican who stood up to President Donald Trump and his crew of flunkies. Two other Republican Senators, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) also voted […]

Trump Shakes Down All Of Alaska After Murkowski Rejects Trumpcare (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Shakes Down All Of Alaska After Murkowski Rejects Trumpcare (TWEET/VIDEO)

Donald Trump is a petty and vindictive man. That’s been established for a long time. But one state may be about to find that out literally. Nope, not sapphire-blue California or purplish Nevada–but crimson-red Alaska. After one of its senators voted against Trumpcare, the White House threatened to yank critical jobs and infrastructure from the […]

U.S. Scientist Has Had ENOUGH: He’s ‘Blowing The Whistle On Trump Administration’ (VIDEO)

U.S. Scientist Has Had ENOUGH: He’s ‘Blowing The Whistle On Trump Administration’ (VIDEO)

A former policy advisor to the Interior Department has become, in his words, a “whistleblower” on the Trump administration’s treatment of climate scientists. Joel Clement was director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the Interior Department for nearly seven years. But on June 15, he was summarily transferred to the accounting office, an area […]

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

After informing G7 leaders he will make a “final decision on the Paris accord next week,” President Donald Trump took exactly one day to conclude cutting domestic greenhouse gas emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 is simply not worth it. Denial is not a river in Egypt, but if it were, it would be rising […]

‘Beyond The Pale Of Decency’ – House Approves Barbaric Hunting Practices In Wildlife Refuges (VIDEO)

‘Beyond The Pale Of Decency’ – House Approves Barbaric Hunting Practices In Wildlife Refuges (VIDEO)

The House of Representatives has approved a joint resolution that invites Alaskan hunters to engage in unimaginable acts of barbarism. House joint resolution 69, introduced by Alaska’s Republican Rep. Don Young, overturns a federal rule written by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that bans denning – the practice of killing baby wolves in their dens. […]

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

The United States desperately needs to work out how we will meet our energy needs in the next several years. Not only are we faced with the specter of climate change, but we are also engaged in endless wars over control of oil and gas. So when the Republican controlled House of Representatives was tasked […]

Russian Hackers? Not To Worry! Sarah Palin Says She’ll ‘Keep An Eye On Them’

Russian Hackers? Not To Worry! Sarah Palin Says She’ll ‘Keep An Eye On Them’

With the CIA now having confirmed that hackers from Russia did indeed interfere with the 2016 election to help ensure Donald Trump would be the next president, there’s been a lot of discussion about how the United States can defend against cyber attacks in the future. But we can all relax, because former half-term Alaska […]

BREAKING: Trump Campaign Missed Deadline, Left Out Of Alaska Voter Guide

BREAKING: Trump Campaign Missed Deadline, Left Out Of Alaska Voter Guide

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is running the strangest political campaign in American history. And now, voters in Alaska won’t find his information in their voter’s guide. Trump Campaign Neglected To Submit Information Alaskan voters recived a printed guide in their mailboxes this past weekend, but that guide contained no information on Donald Trump and […]

BREAKING: Sarah Palin Praises Trump For Being A Real Man, Not ‘Wimpy’ (TWEET)

BREAKING: Sarah Palin Praises Trump For Being  A Real Man, Not ‘Wimpy’ (TWEET)

After the resignation of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, the ‘never in her right mind’ former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, put her two cents in on Twitter. She gracefully tweeted: “Good for Trump; the WIMPY thing for a boss to do is NOT can someone when it just isn’t working out. It’s all […]

We Did It Again! Another State Says No To Superdelegates (VIDEO)

We Did It Again! Another State Says No To Superdelegates (VIDEO)

This week has brought another victory for opponents to superdelegates, Democratic leaders and elected officials who make up about 15% of the total vote for the Democratic presidential nominee. We previously reported how Maine had said “no” to superdelegates and abolished them from their state caucus process starting in 2020, instead allocating them between the candidates according […]

Bernie Sanders Regains Momentum, Challenges Democratic Power Brokers

Bernie Sanders Regains Momentum, Challenges Democratic Power Brokers

A recent news report from Reuters highlighted the challenge Bernie Sanders posed to the Democratic Party leaders. After his landslide victory in winning the Democratic primaries in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii over the weekend, Bernie Sanders challenged the political kingpins and power brokers within the party for their support. Bernie Sanders in the Media Some […]

Screw Fossil Fuels: Alaskan Island Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

Screw Fossil Fuels: Alaskan Island Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

Alaska’s harsh and unforgiving climate makes it a challenge to survive, and even more so to evolve. Yet, Alaska’s Kodiak Island has embraced evolution to become the torchbearers of renewable energy. Their success story is both remarkable and inspiring. For an off-shore settlement in a remote location, generating energy was a persistent challenge. Kodiak Island […]

How A Responsible Gun Owner Becomes A Statistic

How A Responsible Gun Owner Becomes A Statistic

There’s a very human tendency to believe that as individuals, we are exceptional — we aren’t stupid like those idiots who do stupid things and suffer the stupid consequences. Even when we’re at our worst, we’re still ‘with it’ enough to take responsibility and keep ourselves and our loved ones alive. We need to believe […]

Bristol Palin Announces ‘I Didn’t Go To Harvard’–Gets Destroyed On Social Media

Bristol Palin Announces ‘I Didn’t Go To Harvard’–Gets Destroyed On Social Media

Yesterday, we all watched with a mixture of amusement and horror as former half-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin stood up in Iowa and endorsed Donald Trump, thereby sealing his fate as the biggest loser to run for the White House since…well, since Palin did so with John McCain in 2008. Before the Palin endorsement, a […]

Adorable 3-Year-Old Freaks Out Over Homeless, Refuses To Celebrate Christmas

Adorable 3-Year-Old Freaks Out Over Homeless, Refuses To Celebrate Christmas

With the season of giving upon us a few of us could really learn a few things from adorable 3-year-old Patrick McClung. Patrick, from Anchorage in Alaska, became so upset upon discovering the living conditions of homeless people that he made it his mission to help people without their own homes this Christmas. In a […]

Some Cheese With Your Whine, Sarah? Palin Says She Knows Why Fox News REALLY Fired Her

Some Cheese With Your Whine, Sarah? Palin Says She Knows Why Fox News REALLY Fired Her

Speaking only for myself here, I have to say that I find Sarah Palin to be one of the most odious public figures in modern politics. The thought that she was almost a heartbeat away from being President of the United States still makes me break out in a cold sweat. So in June, when […]

WATCH As A Tampon-Waving Woman Demands Right To ‘Speak In Tongues’ Against LGBT Community

WATCH As A Tampon-Waving Woman Demands Right To ‘Speak In Tongues’ Against LGBT Community

Some strange things turn up in the news on a daily basis, but I have to admit this is one the flat-out most bathshit weird and crazy ones that I’ve encountered in quite a long time. Kathleen Tonn, a former Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, showed up Tuesday night at the Anchorage, Alaska, assembly. […]