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Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country's strategic position might be transformed...enough, the agreement with Iran doesn't mention the U.S. Congress or its review of the deal, but specifically cites...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...under federal control. All Alaska banks are insured with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which was created by U.S. Congress. Similarly, the National Credit Union Administration, which is also a federally created organization, insures...
News implementing an agreement in both countries. He reiterated his opposition to a legislation that would give the U.S. Congress final say in approving or rejecting a deal, but said he hoped to find a path to allow Congress to "express itself...
Rich Lowry: A diplomatic revolution

...them - and from the fact that the entire Israeli elite, regardless of political orientation, as well as much of the U.S. Congress, regards the president's conciliatory approach to Iran as profoundly misguided."It is a testament to the folly...
Bob Franken: Mitt, Bibi and their common enemy

...have his chance in March if Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu follows through on his plan to address the U.S. Congress while entirely bypassing President Barack Obama - and probably seriously setting back U.S.-Israeli relations...
Homer WWII veteran honored with others

HOMER (AP) - A Homer World War II veteran received posthumously the highest civilian honor of the U.S. Congress last week, part of a group that received early Veterans Day recognition. Isao "Henry" Nakada, who died in 2008, served with...
Democracy works best when all are represented

...who approved that ridiculous, insulting ad. Make no mistake, ladies and gentlemen of Alaska, the whole of the U.S. Congress wrote, debated and voted on the Affordable Care Act. Now it is the job of Congress to review and simply fix any...
What others say: Obscenity on the campaign trail

...decisions he made while attorney general.We don't expect to see much discussion of the issues facing the next U.S. Congress.That, unfortunately, is the biggest obscenity of them all.- Juneau Empire,Sept. 11
Rich Lowry: Obama's Cuban olive branch

...Fidel Castro as a cute, plucky figure of defiance, and even now, the government has determined apologists in the U.S. Congress.If Cuba were a racist apartheid-style system rather than a communist dictatorship, no one would be so eager to...
What others say: Thank you for not voting

...means turnout may drop.We'll connect the dots for you: Fewer than 302,000 Alaskans may decide control of the U.S. Congress.Just this week, New York Times writer Nate Cohn did the math and discovered that the nation's 50 million Hispanic...


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