2-8-2021 Alaska, Keystone & Climate Change

By |2021-02-09T14:31:02-09:00February 8th, 2021|Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Alternate Energy, ANWR, Enviro-Industrial-Governmental Cabal, Federal Coordinator, Fracking, Global Warming, Government Waste, Interstate Gas, Keystone XL, Trump Administration Energy Initiatives, What The Other Side Is Up To|

France Violates Its Own Climate Accords as Gas Prices and Gun Sales Rocket Skyward by David Blackman ...the United States, the only nation on earth that was not a formal participant in the Paris Climate Accords ..., was also the only industrialized nation on earth that has not only met its unenforceable “targets” under that sham wealth redistribution scheme but exceeded them. The U.S. has surpassed its emissions targets all the way through 2025, in fact, mainly thanks to the fact that clean natural gas has displaced huge amounts [...]

1-29-2021 Alaskanomics’ AEDC Report

By |2021-01-29T11:57:54-09:00January 29th, 2021|Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics|

AEDC Economic Forecast Presentation Posted: 28 Jan 2021 05:57 PM PST The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) hosted its annual Economic Forecast presentation on Wednesday. As they did with their 3-Year Outlook presentation this summer, the event was virtual with attendees able to listen via Zoom. The video will be available in coming weeks for those who weren’t able to listen live. The event’s guest speakers were Acting Mayor Quinn-Davidson, Governor Dunleavy, and Senator Murkowski. Each highlighted the struggles felt throughout Anchorage, Alaska and the country in the past year. [...]

1-22-2021 Alaska’s Governor Reacts To Biden’s ANWR Shutdown Decision

By |2021-01-22T02:04:41-09:00January 22nd, 2021|Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, ANWR, ConocoPhillips, Federal Obstruction|

Governor Dunleavy Issues Statement on Biden’s Halt of ANWR Development   Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a statement on President Joe Biden's decision this week to halt oil and gas activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The decision follows the historic lease sale held on January 6, 2021. Today’s announcement to shut down development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) should come as no surprise. As a candidate, Joe Biden campaigned on stopping oil and gas development on federal lands. Make [...]

1-17-2021 Melania’s Final First Lady Message of Peace – New President To Cancel Keystone Pipeline?

By |2021-01-18T13:53:08-09:00January 18th, 2021|Enviro-Industrial-Governmental Cabal, Federal Obstruction, Keystone XL|

Then there's some not so happy energy news from the new Administration.... Biden to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Permit on First Day in Office: CBC U.S. News & World Report, The Keystone pipeline is operated by TC Energy Corp. The $9 billion project, which would move oil from the province of Alberta to Nebraska, had been ...

1-15-2021 Alaska’s Difficult Budget Decisions Revealed

By |2021-01-15T13:27:33-09:00January 15th, 2021|Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Arctic Policy|

If you were unable to watch yesterday's RDC joint breakfast meeting with The Alliance, you may view the video presentation now at: akrdc.org   Assessment of Governor Dunleavy's Budget     Larry Persily, former Alaska gas pipeline federal coordinator. NGP Photo by Dave Harbour. Featuring:  Larry Persily, Former Department of Revenue Deputy Commissioner, Neil Steininger, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Ben Stevens, Chief of Staff to Governor Dunleavy January 14, 2021 Assessment of Governor Dunleavy's Budget Featuring: Larry Persily, Former Department of Revenue Deputy Commissioner Neil [...]

1-12-21 Will This Happen To Our Children?

By |2021-01-12T15:45:52-09:00January 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Let History Remind Us by Dave Harbour  Whether we be employed by the oil, mining, transportation, retail, agriculture, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, manufacturing, or ocean industry, we in the free world have one thing in common: freedom. Freedom enables each of us to explore our talents and dreams with initiative, creativity, dedication, or ... not at all.   Without freedom, a political vacuum invites raw power struggles for control of wealth and sovereignty and even our individual destinies. Today's freedom is at risk.  We have borrowed vast trillions via our local, state, [...]

1-8-2021 Good News: Climate Related Deaths Now Almost Zero

By |2021-01-08T06:56:25-09:00January 8th, 2021|Alaskanomics, Arctic Policy, Global Warming|

One less thing to worry about... Climate Realism (1/2/21) blog: "Despite the near constant caterwauling from climate alarmists that we are in a 'climate emergency', real-world data, released at the end of 2020 shows that climate related deaths are now approaching zero. The data spans 100 years of 'global warming' back to 1920 and shows 'climate related' deaths are now approaching zero. Below is an update of the graph in the 2020 peer-reviewed article by Bjørn Lomborg: Welfare in the 21st century: Increasing development, reducing inequality, the impact of climate [...]

12-15-20

By |2020-12-15T19:35:51-09:00December 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We added a new poem today, HERE: 12-15-20.  A Song of God’s Delight … Re: David’s Psalm 1. Pembina plans $785M in capital spending for 2021, restarting work on two key projects,  CBC.ca.    Pembina Pipeline Corp. is planning $785 million in capital spending next year as it moves to ... The pipeline expansion includes a new pipeline and associated ... The Empress co-generation facility will use natural gas to generate up to 45 ... CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices|About CBC News.  

11-26-2020 We Give Thanks Today. We Pray The Founders’ Vison Is Preserved!

By |2020-11-26T05:08:44-09:00November 26th, 2020|Canadian Energy Policy, Personal|

Thanksgiving 2020 A Day Of Thanks For God, Country, Founders and Generations of Patriots America's Founders 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 [...]

11-12-20 We hope Alaska doesn’t make this huge mistake

By |2020-11-13T15:48:36-09:00November 12th, 2020|AGDC, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, Arctic Policy, Commentary, Competition, ConocoPhillips, Interior Energy Project (IEP), Interstate Gas, Intrastate Gas, Japan, LNG|

We Pray This Report Is Only A Reporter's Nightmare, Lest It Become Reality Commentary by Dave Harbour So far, we lack confirmation of the adjacent story and hope it is only a terrifying rumor. Former Alaska Governor Bill Walker. NGP File Photo by Dave Harbour But if the former Governor or any other private citizen is successful in convincing enough decision-makers to support this type of deal, we believe it will be at the expense of every Alaskan in several ways.  We believe the state could be [...]

10-20-20 Dearly Departed: Jack Roderick

By |2020-10-22T03:01:30-09:00October 20th, 2020|Dearly Departed|

Our longtime friend, Jack Roderick, died Monday.  While he was involved in liberal politics and I supported conservative values, we came together — as friends — around most energy issues. In the early 1970s I worked with Murray, Kraft & Rocket to organize the campaign to combine the Greater Anchorage Borough and City of Anchorage into the new Municipality of Anchorage. I then coordinated the television and print portions of City Mayor George M Sullivan’s successful Municipal Mayoral campaign against Jack who had been serving as Mayor of the Borough. Through [...]

10-10-20 We love EVs, but let’s be realistic!

By |2020-10-10T19:00:21-09:00October 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

I love electric battery power. You couldn’t separate me from my electric lawn mower, leaf blower, grass trimmer and drills! But I caution my friends about big “alternate energy” schemes designed to benefit the promoter, not the consumer. The article below lays out some often neglected disadvantages of EV ownership. One might also consider that an electric vehicle could routinely use as much electricity as a home. It usually charges at night when everyone is home washing, cleaning, cooking & heating/cooling the home. If the local utility (California, for example) [...]

10/7/20 Big losses of Alaskan jobs

By |2020-10-07T17:41:00-09:00October 7th, 2020|Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Uncategorized|

« Alaska Minimum Wage will increase in 2021 |Main Wednesday, October 07, 2020 August jobs down 10.5 percent from last August State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development September 18, 2020 No. 20-33 JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s August job count was down 10.5 percent from last August, a loss of 37,000 jobs. Pandemic disruptions continued to spur large over-the-year losses in all industries except federal government, which was up 1,400 jobs due to temporary hiring for the 2020 Census. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 11.6 [...]

10-5-20 We Thank Our Teacher, Dr. Stanley, For A Lifetime Of Service

By |2020-10-05T13:17:59-09:00October 5th, 2020|Arctic Policy, Canadian Energy Policy, Commentary, Enviro-Industrial-Governmental Cabal, Global Warming, LNG, Personal, What The Other Side Is Up To|

View this email in your browser intouch.org | Donate  Share | Subscribe In the October 05 newsletter: Learn more about Dr. Stanley’s new relationship with First Baptist Atlanta and see how you can help advance the gospel around the world. HAVE YOU HEARD? In obedience to the Holy Spirit and leading of the Lord, Dr. Stanley has stepped down as senior pastor of First Baptist Atlanta and now holds the honorary title of pastor emeritus. But don’t worry. Dr. Stanley remains in good health and will continue to preach from the In Touch [...]

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