While in East Africa in 2005, one could observe a fledgling democracy. One Kenyan pundit wrote about democracy being more than just voting. We can observe the same public behavior here in Alaska in 2014.
...those with means and social standing - is our basic treasure. Bringing such values to real action needs the vote of all eligible voters this year. I think all of us count, you count, and so does your vote.Dr. George W. Brown Douglas
...nationally in November. I am grateful the League of Women Voters is "not for women only". It is, at heart, for thoughtful, deliberate listening and thinking persons who are about solving the problems we all face.George W. Brown, MDDouglas
...been for this job. Please think about how Alaska will be for your grandchildren when you are deciding on your vote. Encourage your friends and neighbors to also make children their highest voting priority. George W. Brown, M.D. Douglas
Editor's note: This My turn is the first in a series of monthly opinion pieces addressing poverty in Juneau.
...cost-saving health care financing for all Alaskan children. Alaska's children and family deserve to have this continue. I believe Fran Ulmer is the best candidate for Governor and Alaska's future. George W. Brown, M.D. Douglas
...envisioned in our Constitution. For Alaska, I believe Diane Benson, Tony Knowles, Ethan Berkowitz, Kim Elton, Andrea Doll and their Democratic colleagues, together with us, will find answers to these human questions. George W. Brown Juneau
...life for our children can be secured only if a good life is secured for all other people's children." Please contact your representative and senator to be sure they vote to pass these bills for all Alaska children. George W. Brown Douglas
From Penn State University to Ketchikan, Alaska, the news of distant past and recent child mistreatment has a clear message for this December holiday season. We are braver than we believe.
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