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Op-ed: Pander to Trump on immigration

...the needs of working people first - not wealthy globe-trotting donors." Who could disagree? Yet it's rare to hear politicians say what should be a platitude. It's almost as if invoking the interests of America's workers is a faux pas that leads...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-23/op-ed-pander-to-trump-on-immigrat
Opinion
Standard and Poor's downgrades Alaska rating outlook

...Services lowered the outlook on the State of Alaska's credit rating from "stable" to "negative" on Aug. 18, and gave politicians one year to reorganize the fiscal house before the downgrades accelerate.Standard and Poor's wrote that the current budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/standard-and-poors-downgrades-alaska
News
Op-ed: The summer of our discontent

...should be directed less at politicians (although many are deservedly...the wrong people. The politicians care mostly about their...at them.Where is the politician who will say "enough"? Where is the politician who will tell voters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-17/op-ed-the-summer-of-our-disconten
Opinion
Lowry: The phenomenal incoherence of Donald Trump

...of origin, only to be vetted and returned to the United States forthwith? "It's feasible if you know how to manage. Politicians don't know how to manage." Oh.As for so-called Dreamers, Trump has considered the matter very carefully: "We're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-16/lowry-the-phenomenal-incoherence-
Opinion
Childhood obesity challenges

...the new lunches.Mrs. Obama says 95 percent of schools are meeting the science-based requirements."There's not a politician that's against healthy kids," Eschmeyer told The Associated Press. "We're all in the same boat when it comes to that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-14/childhood-obesity-challenges
Community
Hundreds gather to remember drama professor Lee Salisbury

...Lee Harvey Salisbury.The more-than-two-hour memorial service drew friends, family, musicians, colleagues, even politicians. The group met in the theater named after Salisbury, who pushed for its construction in the 1960s.Salisbury, who launched...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-09/hundreds-gather-to-remember-drama-pr
News
How we'd rather see $866,000 spent

...year - a whopping $886,000.We don't think the those sessions were worth the cost.In less than a month, Alaska's politicians managed to ring up the aforementioned tally to reach an agreement that called for spending from the state's budget reserve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-09/how-wed-rather-see-866000-spent
Opinion
Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...the likes of Hillary Clinton and other Democrats as something all business people do: spread the money around to all the politicians and cash in favors no matter who is in power. Nobody may be able to buy him with campaign donations, but that doesn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-15/unserious-country-deserves-unseri
Opinion
Thomas: Another education subsidy

...of the Chinese yuan it looks like China, the main U.S. debt holder, may have reached its lending limit.If American politicians can't be an example of what living within one's means looks like, how can we expect younger people to embrace a Puritan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-15/thomas-another-education-subsidy
Opinion
Fox debate: Unfair and unbalanced?

...loyalist. He wouldn't say when he had become a Republican after many years as a Democrat and his contributions to Democratic politicians, including Hillary Clinton, which he said were necessary in order to do business in New York, might sound to some like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-10/fox-debate-unfair-and-unbalanced
Opinion

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