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Op-ed: The summer of our discontent

...industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government."Government has become dysfunctional because it has exceeded its constitutional boundaries. That's why liberals...
Bob Franken: Political cruelty

...the bankers, the corporate types, all of them get their way. We are well aware of Mark Twain's description of "best government money can buy." It was true in the 19th century, more so now. And there seems to be nothing we can do about it...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot one of the best in the country because of past ballot initiatives brought forth by the people, which makes for better government. What doesn't work is when the assembly ignores what their constituents' desire, he said. "The fact that residents...
Why is government in the marriage business?

...others. So how about an honest question, Clarion: Why is government in the marriage business? Thoreau said it best: "Government is best which governs not at all." That brings up another honest question that falls on deaf ears and blind eyes...
Rhyme no reason

...worse. For this cast of characters, paralysis is the best we can hope for.Washington's truly an ugly place, Good government here leaves hardly a trace. Next year, you say, there'll be new direction? After all, we'll be done with...
Bill to simplify vehicle registrations signed into law

...registration fee exemptions for those who are disabled or least 65 years of age on one vehicle. "(HB 19) is what good government is about," Parnell remarked before making it law. "It's about removing barriers and just getting out of your...
Ogle: Conservative, limited government needed

...will continue to do so.? I believe in common sense and limited government. Often, the least government is the best government.? I believe in responsible resource use and stewardship. We do not want our children and grandchildren forced to look...
Molloy: Views of residents, business owners should count

...GIVE Kenai residents and businesses confidence that their concerns will be respectfully addressed ? it's just good government. BETTER LONG TERM PLANNING. The City needs a real long-term plan for growth that supports local businesses and...
Coastal program worked for Alaska

...process between state and federal government. It gave industry simplified access and accountability. The ACMP was good government and made good sense. It's still a good idea. Our coastal program didn't help just oil and gas projects. It...

...valuable tool to motivate volunteers and campaign contributions.Other opponents of the law, including labor unions, good government groups, the NAACP, AARP and the League of Women Voters, have held voter education drives and protest rallies...


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