Tagged Alaska

Presidential Politics in Palin’s Alaska

Whether or not the former-Governor aims to land in the White House is, as of yet, unclear. Her place in living rooms across the country, however, is definite and quickly approaching. Set to air later this week, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” is being billed as a mix between travelogue and documentary. Needless to say, the show…

A Murkowski Miracle

It looks like the incumbent Senatorial candidate form Alaska, Murkowski, has won the election there AS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE. This is unprecedented, because the whole point of our “democracy” is that you can’t win without the support of a party. Of course, she used to be a Republican, and as the incumbent she had a…

Talking Heads: Lipton's New Spokesperson

From the state of Alaska, a proud mother of five who has shot herself to the forefront of American politics joins WUPR for some one-on-one time. WUPR: Good evening everyone. Please give your warmest welcome to Ms. Sarah Palin, former governor of our 50th state, 2008’s former vice-presidential hopeful, and currently, well, what do you…

Obama’s Illogical Approach to Offshore Drilling

On March 31, President Obama announced a plan to open areas along the Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and the north coast of Alaska to oil and natural gas drilling. This plan has been met with dismay from environmental groups, praise from some moderate Senators, and criticism from conservatives. However, Obama’s plan to…

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