...all three incumbent Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, Demo-crat Deb Germano, and Alaska Independence Party candidate Ed Martin Jr. to the November ballot, where they will all face Independent Mike Heimbuch of Homer. The turnout was small, only...
Sovereign Power: the Rule of Man vs. the Rule of Law -- that seems to be our nemesis. In times past, King John of England faced that nemesis and relented, signing the Magna Carta. The first Rule of Law that gave freedom to the common man granting those "Inherent Rights" (exercising inherent and divine choice) which are what maintains a balance. Have we forgotten, as civilized people, our past struggles to maintain balance? We question this power balance again. From the top down, those in power try to exert their will. But where does this power really flow from?
Since the recent passing of my father, the quotes he often made have more meaning to me. This one makes great sense now "Is that a reason or an excuse for what you did?" One is the truth and the other is well ... an excuse. I question our current KPB Assembly. An old adage states ignorance of the law is no excuse, but should the KPB Assembly get off with "we didn't know?" Since the first of the year 2013, we the people, have witnessed 5 Assembly members breaking the Open Meetings Act Law. Yes, that's the majority of our local governing body.
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