Tag Archives: Alaska

$80M Pork Project Sits Useless in AK

It sounds like an April Fool’s news story. But it’s not. Over the weekend a report emerged that should make everyone shake their heads. A brand new, unwanted high speed ferry worth $80 Million was put up for auction receiving only one bid of $750,000. The 200 foot vessel was christened in 2010. Built in… Read More »

U.S Oil Production to Shut Down Completely? Is That the Goal?

Note: Article revised to include recent decision to allow the bridge to be built, with conditions yet to be named. In the great state of Alaska there is a region that is designated as the National Petroleum Reserve. (NPR, and no, this is not about the National Propaganda Radio, which also goes by NPR) The… Read More »

Sarah Palin: 2012 Presidential Profile

Personal Information Sarah Louise (Heath) Palin was born February 11, 1964, in Sandpoint, Idaho, but the family moved to Alaska when Sarah was just 3 months old. Youth Accomplishments Played on the 1982 Wasilla High School’s Championship Basketball Team- she was co-captain and point guard Was the First Runner Up in the 1984 Miss Alaska contest… Read More »

E.P.A. = Extreme Political Activism

On April 25, 2011 Shell Oil Corporation announced it was dropping it’s efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic Sea off the northern coast of Alaska. This decision comes after 5 long years of jumping through the governmental hoops of massive regulations, careful, tedious exploration and the expense of investing over 4 billion dollars in the project.… Read More »