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"Alaska ... is a U.S. state, located on the northwest tier of North America. It is by far the largest state in area, but one of the least populated. It is the 49th state, having been admitted to the Union on January 3, 1959. The name 'Alaska' is most likely derived from the Aleut Alyeska, meaning 'great country', 'mainland' or 'great land'. ..."

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Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Alaska | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 5, fiscal policy rank: 11, regulatory policy rank: 18, personal freedom rank: 7, economic freedom rank: 10
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers, Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 100


Affiliate News: Alaska, Libertarian Party News, Aug 1999
"Just say no: That's the message Alaska Libertarians are sending about an initiative to curb dividend earnings. ... On September 14, Alaskans will vote on a politician-backed initiative to 'raid the Permanent Fund.' The fund -- financed by massive oil tax revenues -- doles out money to the state government and pays an annual 'dividend' to every Alaska resident."
ANWR and Private Property, by William L. Anderson, Mises Daily, 22 Apr 2002
"Most of Alaska has been in the federal government's hands since 1867, when U.S. Secretary of State William Seward 'purchased' Alaska from Russia. At the time, the sale was derided as 'Seward's Icebox" and 'Seward's Folly,' but it also most likely was unconstitutional, since Seward did not do it at the direction of Congress."
Every Man's Land: Who really owns ANWR?, by Kerry Howley,, 21 Nov 2005
"ANWR itself, if only a symbol, is ... indicative of an irresolvable tension over publicly held land, uselessly locked away and yet uniquely vulnerable to special interests. ... an ANWR owned by everybody is just a question mark waiting for the next administration that needs to prove it's serious about something."