Opinion

What others say: Republicans show willingness to overspend in budget deal

With the budget deal signed last week, the White House and Congress have abandoned even the pretense of fiscal responsibility.

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What others say: CDC needs money to prepare for the next pandemic

Pick any of the serious infectious-disease outbreaks of recent years, and the chances are it started in one country and spread to others. The swine... Read more

Editorial: Let’s make a deal

While “don’t touch the dividend” seems to be a popular sentiment across Alaska, lawmakers in Juneau are chained to a different directive: don’t touch the... Read more

Op-ed: Have Democrats overplayed their Trump hand?

It turns out that, with apologies to Nancy Pelosi, Republicans really did have to pass the tax bill so people could find out what’s in... Read more

Op-ed: The war that never ends

There is a war that has lasted longer than the one in Afghanistan. It is the so-called “war on poverty,” launched by President Lyndon Johnson... Read more

Op-ed: Modern duck and cover

The “duck and cover” drills in our nation’s schools from the 1950s and ’60s, captured in the rudimentary videos of that generation, are now quaint... Read more

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