Congressional Candidate Forum: Nick Begich, Sarah Palin, Mary Peltola in Juneau, Alaska

Sarah won’t even look at Nick, except over his head, once.

Her fake, everything-is-great persona she puts on is obvious.

Sarah has a big stack of papers, which she stares at throughout. Nick is free to look at anyone, and relies on his brain.

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Nick Begich III with Jeff Landfield, Alaska Landmine Radio

The book Jeff Landfield mentioned he’s reading: The Rise of the New Puritans: Fighting Back Against Progressives’ War on Fun, by Noah Rothman

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Jeff was joined by Republican U.S. House candidate Nick Begich. They discuss the upcoming special general election for Alaska’s sole House seat, why he decided to run for Congress, how his grandfather was Alaska’s last congressman before Don Young prior to his plane mysteriously disappearing in 1972, his business background, the homelessness problem in Anchorage, inflation and how it’s impacting working people, foreign policy issues including what is happening between China and Taiwan, and the political division in our country.

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Nick Begich: Many of the left are first order thinkers — don’t consider unintended consequences

Related: Second Order Thinking & Why Its Important — Ask: “And then what…?”

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“So much of the left is first order thinkers — meaning they never get past step one. The goal is ‘hey, wouldn’t it be great if we were all equal?’ Therefore, they’ll print money and hand it out? They don’t get past that step. What’s the unintended consequences? What’s going to happen next? ‘Well, we don’t know. We just think this is a good social justice outcome.’ That’s the left.

It sounds good at the surface, and it completely breaks down when you move to the next step.” – Nick Begich at minute-33: Continue reading “Nick Begich: Many of the left are first order thinkers — don’t consider unintended consequences”

Nick Begich didn’t come from wealth, raised by grandparents — became successful through wisdom & courage

Some of the candidates for the US House of Alaska are millionaires. Another is paying off student loans.

Republican Nick Begich, has six figures in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and litecoin, as well as a stake of at least $1 million in a software company he owns. founded and now has more than 100 employees and offices in three countries.

Chris Constant, one of the Democrats in the race, is still paying off student loans. …

Nonetheless, Constant presents his relative lack of personal wealth as a selling point.

“The benefit is, in practice, I understand what it’s like to make a living, which is what most Alaskans go through,” Constant said. He added: “I am a worker. I don’t come from wealth. …

Begich, one of the running Republicans and a multi-millionaire, dismissed the idea that his money might leave him out of touch with potential voters.

He said his family “struggled” when he was growing up, and at one point, Begich said, he had over $100,000 in student loans, since paid off.

“I can definitely relate to the struggle that a lot of Alaskans are having right now,” he said in a phone interview. Continue reading “Nick Begich didn’t come from wealth, raised by grandparents — became successful through wisdom & courage”

Tom Begich: Nick Begich is a “CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN … has never donated to any of my campaigns”

When asked whether he would donate to Nick Begich’s congressional campaign, Tom Begich plainly responded,Why would I do that? He’s a conservative Republican,” and added, My nephew has never donated to any of my campaigns, which is disappointing.” Continue reading “Tom Begich: Nick Begich is a “CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN … has never donated to any of my campaigns””

Suzanne Downing: What you don’t know about Nick Begich’s past

Nick Begich III was raised by his grandparents. His grandfather was a pastor; he attended Christian schools in Florida, and was president of the Republican club in high school.

Nick Begich II is a libertarian, and III’s mother is a Republican. They separated decades ago, when III was raised by his grandparents.

Suzanne Downing has known him well for 7 years, and Nick has never failed her in his positions.

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What you don’t know about Nick Begich’s past.
April 13, 2022 • 2 min

The Dan Fagan Show airs weekday mornings between 5:30 and 9 am on Newsradio 650 KENI.