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Articles written by Susan Stamper Brown

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  • Backyard immigration lesson

    Susan Stamper Brown|Feb 5, 2018

    The perky little chickadee with a black cap and deformed beak that I’d been trying to keep alive died a few days ago, the same day the 7.9 magnitude earthquake jolted me and fellow Alaskans out of bed. I knew it was only a matter of time. It mattered not that I’d been doing everything possible to accommodate the cute little guy’s needs by pulverizing nuts and seeds to make it easier for him to swoop up and swallow food with his crossed-sickle beak. Even without deformities, it’s tough for these...

  • Phony prophets painting an alternate global warming reality?

    Susan Stamper Brown|Jan 8, 2018

    On December 28, President Trump wrote on Twitter: "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!"  Predictably, social media lit up with comments by agitated alarmists who apparently believe everything, including the gas problem their great uncle had during Christmas dinner, is caused by global w...