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Op-ed: Promises become nothing more than cliches

...nonfeasance by the wealthy special interests who make a mockery of our claim to have a "government of the people, by the people and for the people." Sadly, that has become an empty promise and little more. We are a government for the highest...
Legislator proposes term limits

...intervened. Representatives are elected to two-year terms and senators to four-year terms. Proposed constitutional amendments must pass with a two-thirds vote of each the House and Senate to qualify for the ballot and a vote by the people.
Poem: Plan 2015: A new light for the future

...And then by compiling similar ideasWe can make better decisionsCreating a quickly evolving systemControlled strictly by the people.Thus creating more firm decisionsFor all to see and stand by.Imagine all the people of the worldLiving life for...
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Water belongs to all Alaskans

...Alaska's Constitution states that Alaska's resources should be used for the people of Alaska. "Of the people, by the people and for the people," takes on new meaning as our State decides whether to replace renewable resources like salmon...
Residents should not hide in fear

...profit from the increasing fear in the people of Nikiski? All those groups benefit from the "hide in fear" behavior by the people. Politicians tickle our ears to make us feel good and they get re-elected. Police see an opportunity to expand...
VFW Post #10046 reaches out to more Vets

...because of the service of our veterans and their families. So as we begin a new year as a free nation of the people by the people, we look at local organizations that serve our veterans and their families because "Freedom isn't Free." The...
Ship of State beginning to move in right direction

...longer. Individual freedom is paramount. This is a constitutional republic, which is government of the people, by the people, and for the people. It needs to stay that way. For the next two years we will be getting a lot of obfuscating...
Spann: Younger generation should be involved

...decreasing every year.The only way democracy works is if citizens, young and old, are active participants. A government by the people, for the people just can't work without the people. This is a simple fact. Growing up in my teens, we would touch...
Les Palmer: The legendary Beaver

...outfits that fly people to remote places to fish, hunt and view wildlife. The Beaver was at least partly designed by the people who would end up flying it. After WW-II, de Havilland of Canada was considering building a utility transport aircraft...
Cannabis coalition hears from community discuss the issue. "I don't want nine individuals to make the decision," he said. "It needs to be decided by the people." Theiler said while a lot of good dialogue was initiated during the first coalition meeting, he said he would have...


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