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Sullygate: Two resolutions to be introduced at Anchorage Assembly on March 23

Two resolutions will be introduced at the Anchorage Assembly on March 23 on questions surrounding the putative $193,000 George Sullivan ‘life insurance’. Here’s details, including complete text of both resolutions. Continue reading

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A Sullygate timeline: 1982-2010

Here it is: the great-grandmother of all Sullygate timelines, based on all the factual information that has so far been publicly disclosed on the “life insurance policy” of former Anchorage Mayor George Sullivan. Have fun. I sure did. Continue reading

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The Daily Tweets, 2010-03-11: Sullygate on KUDO 1080 FM

Excellent rundown of Anchorage Assembly candidates by Anchorage Press’ Brendon Joel Kelley http://bit.ly/9n2SUL #fb # The latest example of #AmazonFail Amazon.com screwing Coloradans over CO sales tax. http://bit.ly/bRsygO #fb # RT: @bearmccreary: BSG / Sabotage… Why didn’t we score the … Continue reading

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Sullygate update 2: “Five administrations have been aware of this”

Now we learn that the Begich administration had been talking amongst itself in 2007 about the Sullivan ‘life insurance.’ Still no evidence of a legal contract — & who authorized those ‘premium’ reductions, anyway? Continue reading

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Sullygate update: A bibliography, Shannyn Moore’s guests, & Drummond’s resolution

Since writing my last Friday post on the Sullivan ‘insurance’ payout, there have been further developments. Here’s an update. Continue reading

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Sullygate: If there is a contractual agreement, Mayor Sullivan, show us the contract

There’s something fishy about the $193,000 putative “life insurance” policy of the late Mayor George M. Sullivan, which benefits a trust headed by his son, current Mayor Dan Sullivan. Continue reading

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The Daily Tweets, 2009-12-15: Steger Mukluks Appreciation Day

I declare this Steger Mukluks Appreciation Day, http://mukluks.com/ : heavy snows, long cold bus stop wait — warm dry feet. # Per @adndotcom: Snow, snow & more snow in store for Anchorage. 2-4 inches today, more tonight, more Wed. http://bit.ly/6gAMUA … Continue reading

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Diversity, unity, family

Mayor Dan Sullivan claims, with his Mayor’s Unity Dinner, to be honoring values we all share, including the importance of family. But his veto last month of the Anchorage equal rights ordinance makes it clear that he only deems some families important — and mine’s not one of them. Continue reading

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No, Debbie, Title VII does NOT prohibit sexual orientation discrimination in employment. Hello?

Wishing doesn’t make it so: despite Anchorage Assembly Chair Debbie Ossiander’s contention that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers sexual orientation discrimination, federal case law consistently shows that it does not. Here’s more proof, with a recent 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals case which found that an effeminate gay man in Pennsylvania (but not actually Emmett Honeycutt) laid off from his job had recourse under Title VII for discrimination based on gender role stereotyping, but not for sexual orientation. Continue reading

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My letter to Mayor Sullivan: Please let AO 64 stand

Today’s the day that Mayor Dan Sullivan is expected to announce whether or not he’ll veto the Anchorage equal rights ordinance AO 2009-64 passed last Tuesday by the Anchorage Assembly.  Here’s the letter I sent him urging him to let … Continue reading

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