- Compete with Siberia by beginning construction of an Alien Welcome Centre complete with decompression chambers, "space fuel" ports and a replica of the Star Wars cantina.
- Fur sinks for everyone!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The recent surge in gas prices has resulted in a financial windfall for Alaska. While the other 49 states are struggling with deficits and debt repayment, America's northernmost state is in an enviable position: a budget surplus. However, in a "use it or lose it" funding model, Alaskan legislators are scrambling to add spending measures to the budget for fear that the federal government could demand any excess funds. Some of these "necessary expenditures" are questionable, if not outright wasteful: