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Diligence on the bailout

Probably missed last week amid news coverage on passage of the health care bill was a quick story about the federal pay czar's pay cuts for corporate leaders. That's right. Kenneth Feinberg ordered a 15-percent pay cut this year for the top earners...
Peninsula Reflections

...was a Lebedev-Lastochkin Company (LLC) post. These companies competed lawlessly their motto was "God is in Heaven and the Czar is far away." Alexander Baranof was appointed head of the RAC and reached Kodiak in 1791. That same year Greg Konavalof established...
Time needed to review HB 77 changes

...resources for all Alaskans. It was meant to protect all uses and preserve the user's interest in them. DNR was not set up to be a Czar system where only the Department of Natural Resource should determine whether or not a use is consistent with the intent of preserving...
The dangers of Russian exceptionalism

...basis for the absolute power of czars and of Soviet dictators, and...worse than the anecdote about Czar Nicholas II -- fated to suffer...regaining public confidence. The czar wanted to know whether he was...quotes a description of how the Czar of Muscovy, circa the 16th...
Putin's Potemkin Games

...ceremonies, Russian TV viewers saw a doctored version with all five rings immaculately displayed. Vladimir Putin willed it, and it was so. It is good to be czar. Rich Lowry can be reached via e-mail:

...Pinkman, who manufacture crystal meth.AMC said the new series would focus on Goodman before he crossed paths with those drug czars. The network provided no further details.The 50-year-old Odenkirk's credits include "Saturday Night Live," "The...
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Candidates take swipes at Young

...asked about changes in the kind of leadership he would bring, Cox said: "Let's start off at the very top there, all these czars. What is this, a socialist country?" Crawford used the forum to trumpet the need to build a gas pipeline, balance the state's...
Poet's Corner

...our country, and we've become in a state of debris. We gave ownership to some land afar, and our leaders bow to a foreign czar. Borders are insecure and policies weak; the Gulf of Mexico oil has sprung a leak, making a worry and concern down there...
Love for Alaska will be uniting, driving force of conference

...serves on the Soldotna City Council and works for Agrium; and Clem Tillion of Halibut Cove, a former state senator and fish czar, will be part of the ground-breaking conference of 55 designed to answer questions related to the role of the Alaska Permanent...
Biologist: stream habitat critical

...riparian vegetation, there would be fewer bugs and insects and therefore less fish that feed on them, Wartinbee said. "If I was czar of the world, we would have a 100-foot set back because that is so important and if people want to be good stewards along...


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