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Captain Zero Goes Too Far: Health Insurance Premiums


Normally WC doesn’t get this worked up about the election antics of our politicians, but Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell’s machinations of Alaska’s health insurance premiums, as Dermot Cole, puts it, crossed a line. “Health insurance premiums are going ‘way up!,” Captain Zero is shouting. “It’s that evil Obamacare!” That’s a lie. It was Captain Zero’s…

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Mount Polley: It Can Happen Here


The public hearings on the EPA’s findings on the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region are under way. As you watch the video from GlobalBCTV of the toxic, muddy wasteland and poisoned lakes and rivers created by the catastrophic Mount Polley Mine tailings dam failure, ask yourself if any minerals are worth this…

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Captain Zero Deals with Failure: Cheap Revenge


Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell doesn’t like fisherpersons very much. They keep pointing out to him and his hare-brained ideas that fish are a renewable resource. Managed properly, heck, even managed badly under the current Board of Fish, fish can be available forever. A source of jobs, revenue, lifestyles and culture for centuries. Five species of salmon; rainbow…

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The Nightmare Scenario


Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell is running for another term as Alaska’s Governor. But that’s not the nightmare scenario. No, the Nightmare Scenario is if Captain Zero wins, and U.S. Rep. Don Young dies or otherwise leaves office. And then Captain Zero appoints himself to the vacant seat. Piffle, you say, can’t happen? Consider the facts. We…