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Voices of Alaska: Don't let fear lead to bad decisions can be invested, donated, or wasted with no strings beyond individual principles and general legality - the 'American dream'. IT IS NOT WELFARE any more than any other investment dividend or inheritance!Our challenge will ultimately...
Op-ed: The O'Malley Factor

...things that could be taken as criticism of President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton."Today, the American dream seems for so many of us to be hanging by a thread," said O'Malley, adding "We must save our country now...
Home State Mortgage opens new office at the "Y" in Soldotna

In 1994 John Carman started HomeState Mortgage in Anchorage to help Alaskans realize the American dream of home ownership. Last week Loan Originator Kristina Hughes became the Branch Manager of the new HomeState Mortgage office at...
The Bookworm Sez: Dave Barry shares keys to happiness

...they hate referees - and they certainly seem happy. On the other hand, happiness is not found on TV or through the American Dream, and it's definitely not found in DIY stores.Maybe happiness is found with family, past and present, near...
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Starbucks barists stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

...didn't expect universal praise," it read.He said the campaign at its core aims to make sure that "the promise of the American Dream should be available to every person in this country, not just a select few."But the campaign didn't sit well...
Rich Lowry: Class, not race

...the bifurcation of American life along class lines continues apace, with distressing consequences for the state of the American Dream.On the heels of conservative scholar Charles Murray's "Coming Apart," a much-discussed study of class divisions...
Distillery owner sets a 'high mark'

...Keith-Jones said she has made her mark in the Alaskan distillery world. "I wanted to see if I could accomplish the American dream and start with nothing and become a distiller without large investors and bank loans," she said. In July Keith-Jones...
Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

...a study details how the Department of Veterans Affairs has betrayed the veterans who have given so much defending the American dream, we simply shake our heads. The sense of futility is the same when still another bank is slapped on the wrist for...
Democrats seek to turn stand on issues into votes incensed when his party's candidates denounce "income equality," because many voters see it as contrary to the American dream of advancing and benefiting from hard work.Yet Biden jumped right in Friday. "They talk about the fact that we...
So you want to go pro?

...sat alone in the classroom thinking the NBA would be a great career. Work hard and you can accomplish anything, the American dream. I clicked off the set and headed out to the dirt court with a rim 6 inches too high and a wood pallet for a backboard...


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