To start things off we’re going to resurrect the Soapy Smith Awards, once given by our delightful forerunner The Alaska Ear in the old days of the Anchorage Daily News. As the Ear would describe it, “Soapy Smith Award — a citation for dubious achievement, named in honor of Skagway’s Gold Rush con man and all-around scoundrel.”
It has been only a week since the 2016 general election and The Alaska Republican Party is already making major changes. The party has a new office and a new top staffer to run it.
Is the Governor resigning? Check out that rumor all the last minute campaign craziness here.
This is an interesting article on how political campaigns can reach millennials. The Alaska Dispatch News is already offering sponsored content and the Alaska Republican Party and Alaska State Senate Majority are renting wholesale their own plausible deniability based blogs, but we have yet to see anyone target millennials with native ads.
GOP dissension, gays on the rise, and Begich considers a write-in run. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!
The source of Downing’s hate, Dems sell out, literally, and the Alaska Family Council hits tough times. It’s Friday in the Sun!
We have all been taken aback by emails from folks who work at one of the major political parties showing a predisposition against a candidate in their own primary process that begs the question: Are they putting their finger on the scale to tip the process against one of their own party members?
You probably think I am referring to the scandal at the Democrat National Committee (DNC) that ultimately cost Debbie Wasserman-Schultz
It is simply not fair to voters, the media, and most importantly registered Republicans, like me, to have any confusion about what is coming from the party and what is not. That clarity isnâ€™t unreasonable to expect and shouldnâ€™t be that hard for party leaders to provide.
GOP intra-office memos, Chenault may be out, and Johnson may move up….Its Friday in the Sun!!!
The Alaska Republican Party is moving to join Sen. Dan Sullivan and State Senator Mike Dunleavy in opposing Syrian refugees seeking assistance from the United States.