The Must Read Alaska Show

The Must Read Alaska Show

Suzanne Downing and John Quick are Alaskans who love Alaska and believe its better days are ahead. Suzanne is the former editor of the Juneau Empire, ran a storefront business, has worked as a speechwriter for Alaska governor Sean Parnell, and launched Must Read Alaska, a conservative news source in Alaska, with more than 20 million visitors since 2016 and over 40 million views on the Newsbreak app. John Quick is an entrepreneur, business owner, and problem solver who consults with businesses in Alaska while launching his enterprises. Suzanne and John talk about Alaska politics from the conservative side of the equation every Monday and Wednesday. Often with knowledge experts. Sometimes with co-hosts. Always fresh, occasionally tart, with tons of insight about what‘s going on behind the scenes. Come along with us for the ride!

Episodes

September 22, 2022 23 min

John Quick sits down with President Surangel Whipps Jr. of Office of the President, Republic of Palau, to talk about his families legacy in Palau, how epic the country is, why everyone should hop on a plane right now to visit it and what his major goals are as President during his first term.   You will not want to miss out on this.  

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John Quick sits down with popular musician and author Zuby to talk music, culture, and how the left has no sense of humor. Zuby has also been a guest on Joe Rogan twice and talks about his time on the show. 

 

Check out his music and books here: https://www.zubymusic.com 

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Representative Gillham's opponent voted in FAVOR of MA(s)K Mandates. Rep. Gillham sits down and talks about freedom and why he is running for State House again. 

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Robyn Bjork talks about the AK Medical Freedom Symposium coming up this week. You won't want to miss out on this! 

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John Quick sits down with Senator Majority Leader Shelley Hughes to talk about how a traffic light ultimately first got her involved in politics and some of the major accomplishments that happened last year.  She won her primary by 77%, so she is focusing on GOTV now for the whole state. 

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John Quick sits down with Kenai City Council Member Teea Winger to talk all things Kenai. Teea talks about her two years on the city council and why she is now running for Mayor of Kenai. 

 

She also touches on the Kenai Penisula Borough's lack of public process in installing an Interim Mayor at their last meeting as a Laydown. 

 

Check out her Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/twingerforkenai 

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September 7, 2022 28 min

John Quick sits down with Kelly Tshibaka to discuss how her campaign is going. Kelly talks about her ideas on Energy independence, how to cut the red tape in government bureaucracy and how God plays a role in her everyday life. 

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John Quick sits down with budget expert Donna Arduin and talks about her American Legislative Exchange Council book that ranks all the Governors.  Dunleavy ranks at #37, according to the book. You won't want to miss out on hearing from Donna, she is a living legend! 

 

Click here to get the book for free: https://alec.org/publication/2021-laffer-alec-report-on-economic-freedom-grading-americas-governors/ 

 

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John Quick sits down with Mayor Jim Matherly of Fairbanks to talk about his successes these last six years as Mayor and why he is running for Senate now. 

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John Quick sits down with Mayor Allison to talk about all things Cordova. 

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John Quick sits down with Rep. Sarah Vance to talk about Election Integrity, hospital patient advocacy, and how her campaign is going. 

 

Check out her campaign website here: https://sarahvance.org 

  

 

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John Quick sits down with Pastor Matt of First Presbyterian Church in Anchorage to talk about all things Homeless. 

 

You can check out his church here: https://firstpresanchorage.org 

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John Quick sits down with Mayor Pierce to talk about his recent decision to resign as Mayor to focus on the Governor's race. While being Mayor, he as balanced the budget, lowered taxes, and ended with more money in the borough savings than when he started. He was the Mayor that reminded people that everyone is essential, and he will be missed on the Kenai Peninsula. 
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John Quick sits down with Pastor Ron of Anchorage Baptist Temple. Pastor Ron shares his life story of what brought his family to Alaska, becoming an orphan and eventually the Pastor of the biggest church in Alaska. We talk Jesus and politics, and it doesn't get much better than this.  

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John Quick sits down with Anchorage Municipal Manager Amy Demboski​ to talk about the good and bad of being in charge of the day-to-day operations of the biggest city in Alaska. She is a hero to the conservatives in Anchorage and all around the state. She encourages people to get involved and keep trying, and you won't want to miss out on this.  

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Suzanne Downing sits down with Dave Stieren to discuss all things Alaska. Is our economy on the rise or fall, and what do we have to look forward to? 

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Elon Musk even OWNS one! John Quick sits down with Boxabl Founder Galiano Tiramani to talk all things Housing. Boxabl is changing the entire housing market. They can build you a house in their factory, ship it on-site to your location, and the house is up and ready in a couple of hours - the coolest part is it folds into a collapsable box.  They start at around $50K and you can check them out here. 

 

https://www.boxabl.com

 

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John Quick sits down with Kathy Henslee, who is running for Alaska House District 13! She has got real-world experience and a great team of volunteers behind her. She is common sense and will be a voice for everyone, not just special interest groups. Listen to hear all about why she is running. 

 

Check her website out here: https://hensleeforalaska.com

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August 18, 2022 26 min

Suzanne Downing and John Quick talk about the August 2022 Election night and some of the races. Does Nick still have a chance? You won't want to miss out on this. 

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John Quick sits down with a friend, Doug Burleigh, former president of Young Life and now organizer and leader of The Fellowship. This organization puts on the national prayer breakfast and holds bible studies for elected officials and leaders worldwide.  Listen in to hear stories from Doug. 

 

You can read his new book here. https://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Changes-Everything-Doug-Burleigh/dp/1631954113/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encod...

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