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...of tourism is a poor idea By Anne Pennington Boy, I'm impressed with all...responsibilities too? We'll see. Anne Pennington Share this page: Print Email Reddit Archives Letter by Anne Pennington Self regulation of tourism is...
Have we learned from our mistakes?

When I read letters from people like Anne Pennington, Lowell Barrick, Erik Lie-Nielsen, John Meyer, etc., I have to remember that facts seem to anger them and lies placate...
Pulling the wool over Alaskans' eyes

...them it will be our own fault. Anytime someone must lie about who they are tells me all their claims are very suspect and deceitful. Deception and fear-mongering certainly seem to be much in vogue these days. Anne Pennington Juneau
Undemocratic actions in the Legislature who will look after Alaskans instead of big corporate donors. Hooray for Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom and her courage. Hooray for Al Vezey too for his courage to buck the party line in favor of his constituents. Anne Pennington Juneau
Putting the lie in conservatism

...once compared to Murkowski's single jet. Lew's recommendation is to buy two more new jets. And that effectively puts the lie to "conservatism" for anyone claiming to be a conservative, the way I see it. Anne Pennington Juneau
Supports free speech in parade

...personal freedoms and not fascism, or support for the state above all else. Censorship or banning of public comment or expression has no place in our country. It also happens to be unconstitutional and illegal. Anne Pennington Juneau

...with the state Bureau of Vital Statistics in Juneau as of Nov. 1, 2001: Erik Lie-Nielsen, 60, and Elizabeth Anne Pennington, 52, both of Juneau. Charles Frederick Primmer, 43, of Summerland, British Columbia, and Billie Ann Van Hall...
Media are doing what they're supposed to do

...conducted behind closed doors come to mind. I'd imagine the media would hesitate to get in the same boat with a governor who currently claims the second-most unfavorable approval rating of any in the country. Anne Pennington Juneau
Deal with spam problem Yet, in the case of the Internet, our politicians are sitting on their duffs and doing nothing. I think it's high time they earned some of their keep by solving this invasive and costly problem. Anne Pennington Juneau
Self regulation of tourism is a poor idea

...earnestly, sincerely and with straight faces promising to ``self-regulate.'' Will our local political leaders now stick their heads in the sand, sell out to the industry and evade their responsibilities too? We'll see. Anne Pennington


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