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Political bile blamed for shooting

...Muslim clerics for the murder of Pakistani governor Salaam Taseer, Palin and her "fair and balanced' buddies should be held accountable for today's slaughter of six, including a precious little 9-year-old girl. Eric Treider, Soldotna
Anti-Methodist sentiment is selfish and wrong

...home in the Methodist church. Folks who simply care about themselves will enjoy Sarah and Judson's Tea Party. Eric Treider, Soldotna Thanks from the animal shelter Thanks to all who donated time, energy and "stuff" for the animals. Kenai Animal...
President's actions applauded killed. On the other hand, it takes much more strength and courage to try to show tolerance, understanding and forgiveness, especially when political profiteers like Sarah Palin are stoking the furnaces of vengeance. Eric Treider Soldotna
Now's the time to contact Congress reps

...during their next term is a tactic that any smart 5-year-old can see through. If you care about your children or your grandchildren, today you'll start writing some e-mails and making some calls to our legislators. Eric Treider Soldotna
Time to stop underwriting insurance executives' pay company profits come before your family's health and your financial security. Contact Murkowski and Young and tell them that we won't underwrite the lifestyles of rich and famous insurance executives anymore. Eric Treider Soldotna
Romancing the oil patch found. On the Slope, unless there is a financial incentive, they can't be counted on to "do the right thing" and drill if we simply cut taxes. Sen. Tom Wagoner's bill -- employing incentives -- is better. Eric Treider, Soldotna
Different kind of death panel

...resources in caring for one another and preparing for the future instead of flying around the world blowing the snot out of everyone we disagree with. Please write your legislators and urge them to support life, not death. Eric Treider, Soldotna
Reader: Too much tourism not a good thing

...about responsible resource development like mining and fishing. If our economy relies only on tourism, most of us will wind up living in cardboard boxes while we take turns selling each other T-shirts and reindeer burgers. Eric Treider Soldotna
Health care reform opponents have been duped

...should start from scratch; this time, let's support a bill for a single-payer Canadian-style system that will cure us of our case of insurance company cancer for good! It's a simple, fair, inexpensive solution. Eric Treider Soldotna
Grateful for the good in our community

...trying to make a difference for all of the right reasons. I've just mentioned a few. I encourage everyone to look beyond themselves and to try to serve others; for me, that seems to be the source of true happiness. Eric Treider, Soldotna


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