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A page one story and headline in Wednesday's Juneau Empire misidentified Coeur d'Alene Mine Corp. In Dave Dierdorff's Living and Growing column on June 28, a segment was cut from the print version due an incorrect jump. The full version is online.
Palin's work ethic didn't extend to state (her memoir)." Too bad she didn't approach her duties as governor with the same passion and dedication. But she always has been better at looking after herself than taking care of real responsibilities. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Judicial activists are now conservatives

...conservative goals in three 5-4 decisions rendered last week. If that isn't judicial activism, I don't know what the term means. Maybe those judges need some bong hits over the head with basic legal texts. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
He's read the Bible

...of the Bible, both the version you and I read and the original untranslated text, is extensive. He is also quite familiar with Darwin. I suggest that Mr. Bricker check his facts before launching his assaults. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Haiku is the boat to beat in Juneau Cup

...captured first place in the second leg of the race. Loaa Nalu topped second-place Toison Dor, piloted by skipper Dave Dierdorff, and third-place Haiku to win the race. The yachts started in Funter Bay and raced down to Pt. Retreat. Loaa...
Iraq invasion created terrorist training camp

...invasion of Iraq in 2003 by Bush and his gang of incompetents that made it possible for Iraq to be used as a terrorist recruiting and training resource. Sorry, George, our memories are too good for your tactics. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Young has contracted D.C. Arrogance a lot nicer to have someone in Congress who was in touch with us and to whom we could point with pride rather than shame. I look forward to casting my vote for Diane Benson. Sound off on the important issues at Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Why should we pay a private attorney?

...a large chunk of money to write another ill-fated piece of legislation based on a biblical reading of the state's excellent constitution. Even constitutional amendments have to be constitutional, gentlemen. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Government needs to lead search for alternative fuels

...incentives and funding for research so that we can truly reach energy independence. It is far more important than sending a man to Mars or spending billions on a missile shield that may or may not work or even be needed. Dave Dierdorff Douglas
Disappointed with Senate president

...And for the upcoming special session it makes both governmental and fiscal sense for that session to be here in Juneau. Fortunately, a majority of House members have agreed with that. Dave Dierdorff Retired legislative attorney Douglas


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