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The Midnight Sun Podcast for May 28, 2017

On our May 28 episode of Alaska’s most listened-to political podcast, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss Trump’s new budget and more White House scandals, Sen. Dan Sullivan’s town hall, and the legislature’s voting down Drew Phoenix’s nomination to the Human Rights Commission because he’s transgender. Casey and Forrest also talk with Rep. Jason Grenn about his first legislative session and Matt Buxton about taking over the helm of The Midnight Sun.


Election Morning After Winners and Losers

The 2017 Anchorage election isn’t entirely in the books. There’are a School Board race and several ballot propositions still in doubt, but for the most part, we now know how things turned out.

With that in mind, here are my thoughts on last night’s winners and losers.





Anchorage Anti-Fluoride Effort Finds Newly Powerful Mainstream Support

The effort to stop fluoride from being added to Anchorage’s water supply is one of those fights that tends to elicit rolled eyes and a chorus of snickers in political circles and on local talk radio shows. In political circles, the alleged danger of fluoride in our drinking water ranks right up there with other perceived fringe theories like chemtrails and Muslim terrorist compounds in the Mat-Su. What, too soon on that last one? Sorry.