The Weekly Top 3 (4.18.2022)

#ConCon pros, cons and alternatives, why it’s fiscally irresponsible to pass new, permanent spending before resolving a revenue plan & a key criteria in the Congressional race

Welcome to The Weekly Top 3 — our look at the top 3 things on our mind here at Alaskans for Sustainable Budgets — for the week of April 18, 2022.

The Weekly Top 3 is a regular weekly segment on The Michael Dukes Show. The Show broadcasts on Facebook and YouTubeLive as well as via streaming audio from the Show’s website weekdays from 6–8am. I join Michael weekly in the first hour of Tuesday’s show, from 6:25–7am, for a discussion between the two of us about our three issues.

This week our Top 3 issues are these: 1) the pro’s, con’s and alternatives to a Constitutional Convention (2:12); 2) why its fiscally irresponsible of the House to be rolling out new, permanent spending bills without first resolving a long term fiscal plan (39:04); and 3) we discuss a recent op-ed which, we think, does an excellent job outlining a key criteria in the upcoming Congressional election (46:18).

The segment is at the YouTube clip above. For those that prefer the audio version, it is available both on our Spotify and Soundcloud pages. For this and other complete podcasts of The Michael Dukes Show, go to the Show’s Soundcloud page here.



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Brad Keithley

Brad Keithley


Managing Director of Alaskans for Sustainable Budgets and owner, Keithley Publishing, LLC. For more, go to