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The old shell game

...bag where it can be spent as discretionary. I am mentally losing the connection to both concepts of "personal responsibility" and "fiscal savings." In the real world, this used to be known as "flim-flam." Christopher Wright Juneau
The value of Americorps

...for 250 Alaskans and their communities. I would urge everybody to make their feelings known to Sens. Stevens and Murkowski, Rep. Don Young and Gov. Murkowski to do what they can to return these jobs to Alaska. Christopher Wright Juneau
Divide and conquer

...subservient through economic fear. Divide and conquer works so well. Everybody just do what you are told - the Republican version of "family values" knows what is best for you. Just patiently wait your turn. Christopher Wright Juneau | | |
Majority not always right

...reserve my right to indulge myself if I should so desire. The ability to think, act and feel differently is what differentiates Americans and Alaskans as a society of woven fabric rather than a sheet of plastic. Christopher Wright Juneau
My Turn: Avoid temptations of 'divide and conquer'

...for our children and grandchildren. Divide and conquer is an old war tactic that sure seems to be working well. Christopher Wright of Juneau retired after 30 years as a mental health counselor in the Northwest and Alaska.
TR, patriotism, and legitimate protests

...and learn to respect each other. We are a varied land - patriots come in many stripes. We need to avoid throwing out the baby with the bath water. It is our diversity that blends our strengths and keeps us free. Christopher Wright Juneau
Police & Fire

Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers reported: Drunken driving: Police arrested Darcy Christopher Wright, 20, at 3:15 a.m. Saturday near the McNugget intersection on charges of drunken driving and underage drinking. He was taken...
People should be able to choose senator

...choice of the people is an old-fashioned thought, I know - perhaps an odd thought to those who which to choose for us. It is just a concept that crossed my mind while perusing some old paper - the Constitution. Christopher Wright Juneau
Trading freedom for security

...Although Mr. Smith may be feeling a little NIMBY about this resolution, remember Winston Churchill's statement that, "Those who would trade a little freedom for a little security will soon find they have neither. Christopher Wright Juneau
There's no right to self-injury

...purposely injuring yourself. A single car accident still results in a ticket and being a "threat to oneself or others" is a basic piece of involuntary commitment to protective custody. Suicide is against the law also. Christopher Wright Juneau


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