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11-25-2023 We Repeat Last Year’s Thanksgiving Messages: Are They Not Timeless?

A Day Of Thanks For God, Country, Founders and Generations of Patriots Thanksgiving Proclamation, 3 October 1789 President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation [New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of America. a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor—and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me “to recommend to the People of [...]

By |2021-11-25T07:28:27-09:00November 25th, 2021|Commentary, Family, Federal Progress, Rule Of Law|0 Comments

10-17-2021 Heartland Institute: The Best Source On “Climate Change” Issues! -dh

Day 3 of the Live-stream of Heartland's Three-day Climate Realism Conference Begins at 8 am PT Watch the live-stream at Heartland's YouTube channel or at ClimateConference.Heartland.org. We have a full day of GREAT programming. If you miss anything, all presentations will be archived at Heartland's YouTube channel to watch at your leisure.   See the full schedule at this link. TODAY'S SCHEDULE Plenary Ballroom Sessions & concurrent Science and Policy Tracks Click on the images to watch them on YouTube; All times PT. [Note: These video links are different from Friday and Saturday.]   [...]

10-5-2021 America Continues To Evolve Into An Appeasement Country

America Continues To Evolve Into An Appeasement Country “I want it now at someone else’s expense” By Dave Harbour The disturbing trend continues.  Modern generations, particularly this one, want what they want when they want it and they want it NOW.  But only if someone else pays for it.  And who would that be?  It would be someone who cannot vote who can be involuntarily indebted and who would ONLY have to pay interest and not the principle for decades to come.  In short, politicians can appease constituents by [...]

9-30-2021 Taxes On Energy Producers and Consumers Grow From Inflationary Government Spending and Regulatory Policies

Open Letter To Alaska's U.S. Senators Is this what Alaska's U.S. Senators want for their state and country? If so, we believe they will be joining the Dems to support porky infrastructure and socialized reconciliation.  This is not like past times when pork was routinely incorporated into legislation, but not mortally injurious to the Nation's future.  This time could come to be known as, "The End Game".  And maybe that outcome will be determined by Alaska's two Senators. -dh (Note: We believe that wasteful spending and rising [...]

9-17-2021 ALASKANOMICS: Jobs Up In Alaska

Thursday, September 17, 2021 August jobs up 4.4 percent from August 2020 September 17, 2021 No. 21-25 JUNEAU, Alaska — August’s job count was up 4.4 percent from August 2020, an increase of 13,600 but still 29,700 below August 2019 levels. Industries hit hardest last year recorded the strongest gains, although few have recovered their pre-pandemic job levels. Leisure and hospitality added 5,600 jobs compared to last August but remained 10,800 below August 2019. The trade, transportation and utilities sector gained 3,600 jobs over the year but was 6,700 below [...]

By |2021-09-24T15:23:16-09:00September 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9-10-2021 Historical Days: Prudhoe Bay Lease Sale & 9-11

Today in 1969, Alaska conducted the great Prudhoe Bay Lease Sale, over a year after the behemoth oil & gas discovery on the state's North Slope.  Full Story HERE.  Here is our 2020 comment.   *     *     * Tomorrow, the whole country commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attack in New York City of the World Trade Center.  (Another Day of Infamy) *     *     * My great brother (Photo-right, with author), Vietnam Vet Marine Doug Harbour, founded the Tri State 9/11 Remembrance Parade & Ceremony...in [...]

8-24-2021 Rumblings From Alberta’s Oil Patch

More deals expected in oil patch as Brookfield finally nabs Inter Pipeline Calgary Herald The dogged pursuit by suitor Brookfield Infrastructure Partners of Inter Pipeline Ltd. has paid off with its $8.6-billion takeover bid gaining the support of a majority of shareholders — setting the table for another oilpatch deal as more consolidation hits the sector....

By |2021-08-24T17:09:18-09:00August 24th, 2021|Canadian Energy Policy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

8-17-2021 Canadian Government Is Wise To Support Fossil Fuels

Canada's biggest public pensions heavily investing in fossil fuels, new report suggests CBC.ca The Canada Pension Plan's (CPP Investments) total fossil fuel investments ... a spokesperson for CPP Investments wrote in an email to CBC News. Abandoning oil and gas a utopian impossibility, Alberta's premier says Big finance considers climate change a major investment risk. Is your pension prepared?

By |2021-08-17T17:48:08-09:00August 17th, 2021|Canadian Energy Policy, Categories|0 Comments

8-16-2021

Another Answer To The "Pipeline Cnstrained Northeast" FROM Argus Media: Chesapeake Energy's $2.2bn bid for Vine Energy is the latest bet by large US natural gas producers on the future of the US Gulf coast market, signaling a shift away from the pipeline-constrained northeast. Chesapeake's planned acquisition of Vine will nearly triple the company's output from the Haynesville shale, a prolific gas-bearing formation underlying east Texas and northern Louisiana. The combined company will....(STORY HERE)  

By |2021-08-16T17:49:30-09:00August 16th, 2021|Categories|0 Comments

7-16-2021 Disappointed By A Trusted Partner

You and a computer printer you've been matched to for a decade share a lot of experiences together.  Actually, the human one of us, shares those experiences for both of us. Nevertheless, I was pretty disappointed in my HP printer's lack of its usual, immediate reliability when I tried to print a family photo today. My HP Photosmart Premium printer let me pick it as the honored one to print a great family photo. But it balked and asked me to replace the -- as you know -- [...]

By |2021-07-16T19:53:52-09:00July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3-19-21 Lest We Forget: Alaska Once Had A Stable Investment Climate!

  Lest We Forget: On March 18, 1981 Alaska Created Two Decades Of Investment/Tax/Economic/Social Stability Commentary by Dave Harbour (Video: Governor Jay Hammond and Legislature Define 'Fair Share' Of Petroleum Revenue 3-18-81 from Dave Harbour archives on Vimeo.) TRANS ALASKA PIPELINE SYSTEM (TAPS)  Four decades ago yesterday, Alaska created what was to be two decades of "quasi"-fiscal stability.  We say, "quasi" because even in the wake of "reform", politicians would continuously be seeking "more revenue". But let us begin the story this way.  1980-81 was an era when [...]

3-18-2021 Big & Challenging China Meeting In Alaska Today Likely Affects Alaska & US (& Australia, Canada, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Etc.) Energy Policies

Ted Talk: A 2018 Australian Perspective On China We ask ourselves: "Is there another path toward ultimate peace without demanding appeasement by/from either party?"  You be the judge.  -dh Advice To US Diplomats Meeting With Chinese Counterparts In Anchorage Today: Learn From The Past  Be aware that the July 27, 1953, Korean War Armistice was not a treaty.  Technically, we are still at war with two determined communist allies: China and North Korea. Be aware that a senior Chinese leader visited Alaska during Governor Sean [...]

3-4-2021, Déjà Vu?

Note: In doing a little research today I came across the Commentary below.  I am reprinting it today, thinking some readers might find value in comparing the challenges six years ago, to today's.  -dh 5-4-15 Never Again "Never Again" by Dave Harbour   Thirty years ago President Ronald Reagan visited the Holocaust Memorial at the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in Germany. He spoke of unspeakable crimes against humanity and asked his audience to resolve, "Never Again". Switch now to a fanciful world that is present-day America.  Citizens focus on leading normal lives while [...]

3-1-21 Point of Personal Privilege: Honorable Mike Bradner

We respect the life of our friend, Mike Bradner Governor Dunleavy Honors Former House Speaker Mike Bradner   February 27, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy are asking Alaskans to join them in mourning the passing of former Alaska State Representative and Speaker of the House Mike Bradner. Mr. Bradner represented the Fairbanks area for five consecutive terms from 1967 to 1976, serving as Speaker of the House during the 9th Session of the Alaska Legislature from 1975 through 1976. “Mike served Alaska with wisdom [...]

By |2021-03-01T07:42:39-09:00March 1st, 2021|Personal|0 Comments

2/24/21 Ben Stevens Accepts New Role With ConocoPhillips

Governor Dunleavy Congratulates Ben Stevens on New Position   February 24, 2021 (Juneau) – Governor Mike Dunleavy is announcing that Chief of Staff Ben Stevens will be leaving the administration to become the new vice president of external affairs and transportation at ConocoPhillips Alaska. Mr. Stevens last day in the governor’s office will be announced soon.   “I want to thank Ben for his hard work and service to the State of Alaska the past two years. His knowledge and political acumen have been an asset to the administration and [...]

By |2021-02-24T10:13:58-09:00February 24th, 2021|ConocoPhillips|0 Comments
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