On January 18, 2023, Alaska’s Principal of the Year, Mary Fulp, was forcefully removed from her home, admitted to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, subjected to psychiatric testing, tied to a gurney, and injected with psychotropic medication1. The chain of events that unfolded could provide the basic ingredients of a sci-fi horror tale. In the world of non-fiction, it was a personal nightmare for Mary Fulp. It also opened up a constitutional hornets nest.
Category: Thinking Out Loud
A series of articles reflecting on current issues.
Social Security – When Will America Face Reality?
No issue faces more political posturing than social security. The Democrats incessantly accuse Republicans of wanting to end, or destroy social security. “They are after your retirement.” Republicans insist that no one is going to destroy your retirement security. But they offer solutions with fear and trepidation because each time they make the attempt, they are destroyed in the media and the results often show up in elections.
Is Juneau Running Out of Diesel?
In their obsession with windmills and solar panels, government bureaucrats and university analysts have overlooked a million details.
The Volkmer Effect on Alaska’s Congressional Representation
Who is Harold Volkmer and why should it matter to Alaskans?
The Tragedy of Russia
What is the soul of Russia? A nation which endeavors to be modern seems to have one foot anchored in the dark past of tsarist Russia.