Category Archives: Alaska politics
After a period of relative silence, Anchorage Baptist Temple is now preparing to raise its head in public discussion on Proposition 5. ABT associate pastor Glenn Clary filed on February 21 with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) as chair of a new group called “Protect Your Freedoms Vote No on Prop 5. Continue reading
by Mel Green | posted originally on Bent Alaska Court documents in the divorce of Allen Prevo, son of Anchorage Baptist Temple pastor Jerry Prevo, and Holly Jo Prevo raise questions about ABT religious exemption housing. Or, in the judge’s … Continue reading
Does Palin really have jury duty? Damned if I know. But if she’s telling the truth about jury duty, she’s also telling the truth about how long her schedule is affected by it: 30 days at minimum.
Given the evidence — his recent political appointees, his affiliations to Christian dominionist organizations — I think we’d be fairly safe to say that Parnell is a Christianist & dominionist, much like Sarah Palin — except not quite so noisy about it. Which actually makes him more effective at it.
I was delighted to learn that John had applied for the scholarship for Netroots Nation 2011; & I’m even more delighted to support his candidacy — both as a progressive blogger per se, and as a tremendous ally to LGBT Alaskans. Please vote for him!
Over the past month I’ve been keeping track of news about Sarah Palin in order to brief those people who had accepted the Dana Milbank challenge, so that they could catch up quickly & easily when February came to a close.
Today the Alaska Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing testimony on Senate Bill 11, the the Alaska Hate Crimes Act, “An Act relating to the commission of a crime when the defendant directed the conduct constituting the crime at the victim … Continue reading
The difference between Pres. Obama & Sarah Palin yesterday: obvious, & much commented upon. Queensland Premier Anna Bligh presents another example of what leadership really looks like. And what ex-Governor Palin never gave us.
The Pentagon Working Group’s comprehensive report on gays/lesbians in the military and the possible repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will be released today — and Lisa Murkowski’s feet still need to be held to the fire.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski didn’t exactly say she supported repeal of DADT. She just said she wouldn’t oppose it — so long as other conditions are met. But it’s something, at least. And there might just be enough votes to repeal DADT in December.