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Girl was exercising right to free speech

Doug Cooper's assumption (Wednesday's Empire) that Gabriella Hebert was used by her parents to write a letter to the editor regarding...
Parade Committee has no choice

In response to Doug Cooper's July 8 letter to the editor, we have no choice, as the Juneau Fourth of July parade committee, but to allow all entries...
The new Declaration of Independence

I believe that, after reading Mr. Doug Cooper's and Mr. Marcelino Lee Bagoyo's letters to the editor, they would appreciate this new and "improved" version of the Declaration...
Juneau will need luck with Wal-Mart in town

I agree with Doug Cooper (Wednesday's Empire) to the extent that an 8-year-old is not likely informed or educated enough to write an opinion letter...
My turn: A mother responds to letter flap

...criticizing the new Wal-Mart coming to Juneau. Sound off on the important issues at Initially, I did not want Gaby to read Doug Cooper's vicious attack (June 6), but as more letters came in, my husband and I decided that she should be aware of her...
On Wal-Mart, kids and terrorists

...It's kind of like the terrorists using kids as suicide bombers. Sound off on the important issues at I bet this 8-year-old's parents blame Bush for everything. Get a real clue, and quit living in fantasy land. Doug Cooper Juneau
Gabriella's comments reflect own beliefs well as her family's values. Sound off on the important issues at I suspect from his comments on Wednesday that Doug Cooper may champion freedom and the right to free speech. Gabriella's letter is a prime example of those rights. Effective...
Fourth of July panel needs to be replaced

...they feel it's their right to bring it to a family outing. The panel needs to be replaced so the Fourth of July can be for kids and people that don't have to show their sexual orientation, or those political jerks. Doug Cooper Juneau
An ironic call for bleach in our drinking water

...too, so when I shower I don't have to put body lotion on afterwards? Five thousand people will decide this because only 5,000 people will probably vote. Get a life, and let people decide what to add to their water . Doug Cooper Juneau
Leaders must be held responsible for choices

...balance a budget. This high school will be the straw that breaks the public's back. It may not happen overnight, but soon after. We the public need to hold these people at the top responsible for their poor choices. Doug Cooper Juneau


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