Editorial: Dividend does not belong in the state constitution
July 8, 2021
Alaskans have taken a collective leap over the embankment of common sense.
We didn’t merely leave the Church of Wisdom, we turned to the false political god of the Church of the Permanent Fund Dividend to lead us to the promised land.
Think about what Moses would do. Instead of leaving the Israelites on their own for 40 days during his hike up Mount Sinai to retrieve the Ten Commandments, what if he had climbed Denali and returned with a long-term fiscal plan for Alaska, only to see the people praying to the golden letters “PFD.” He’d probably smash the tablet just the same as at Mo...