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America's energy/electricity problem Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

An electricity crisis of our own making

The North American Electricity Reliability Corporation (NERC) recently warned that electricity grids from the West Coast to Texas and up through the Midwest are in danger of electricity shortfalls this summer.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 17, 2021. Murkowski continues to have a substantial cash advantage over her opponent backed by former President Donald Trump, who has vowed revenge on the incumbent Alaska Republican. Murkowski brought in more than $1.5 million in the three-month period ending March 31, 2022, according to Federal Election Commission filings. The quarterly reports were due Friday, April 15. Murkowski ended the quarter with $5.2 million cash on hand with no debt. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Lower 48 & D.C. Elites are funding Lisa Murkowski’s campaign

As Alaskans, we are keenly aware of the condescension shown to us by the Lower 48, mostly from those who have never even visited our amazing state. It’s a common theme used by politicians who want to sound Alaskan, even though their actions sometimes do not match up with their words.

Former President Donald Trump speaks to the crowd gathered at the Landers Center in Southaven, Miss., Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP)

Divine intervention of Donald Trump

- The Washington Times

Constitutionally speaking, the most amazing thing about Friday’s blockbuster Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is that anyone found it controversial in the first place.

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Say no to left's 'gang green'

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A woman waves a rainbow flag as she shouts slogans during the LGBTQ Pride March in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, June 26, 2022. Dozens of people were detained in central Istanbul Sunday after city authorities banned a LGBTQ Pride March, organizers said. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) ** FILE **

LGBTQ agenda emasculating police in Columbus

- The Washington Times

Police in Columbus, Ohio, have a new vehicle in their law enforcement lineup -- a shiny white SUV painted in Pride Month glory in glossy rainbow stripes and adorned with the movement's signature phrase, "Love Is Love. And all the criminals go: Yay.

Bremerton assistant football coach Joe Kennedy, obscured at center in blue, is surrounded by Centralia High School football players as they kneel and pray with him on the field after their game against Bremerton on Oct. 16, 2015, in Bremerton, Wash. (Meegan M. Reid/Kitsap Sun via AP, File)

Religious freedom wins! American exceptionalism wins

- The Washington Times

The Supreme Court ruled that high school football coach Joseph Kennedy indeed had a right to pray on the 50-yard line post-game. And with that, years of ridiculous leftist-fueled fights against obvious American rights -- to pray and worship freely -- come to an end.

Radical left happy to get violent

Watching the dissent over the Supreme Court rulings on abortion and hand-gun carry laws, two things became clear ("Supreme Court justices apply originalism as test for constitutional challenges on abortion, guns," Web, June 26). First, the fanatical left does not respect the democratic system the founders set up. Second, if they could, the progressives would support a totalitarian federal government as long as leftists held power.