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My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...enough of us engage our governor and legislators, we will be practicing President Abraham Lincoln's dream of "government of the people, by the people, and for the people." Remembering Lincoln's dream always reminds me that our U.S. Constitution...
Demand responsibility from your government

...So I have to ask, who's looking out for America? In his Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln spoke of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people not perishing from this Earth. I think we're getting darn close to that...
My Turn: Voting as a civic duty

...hear from everyone and the benefits of doing so will nudge us much more strongly in the direction of becoming a government of the people, by the people and for the people that Lincoln cited in his Gettysburg Address.? Bill Dillon is a retired...
My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator'll find a lot of management professionals. The reality is, in our democracy it's supposed to be a "government of the people," the working class folks are really underrepresented. That may be why so many feel our government doesn't...

...lunatic ideal of balancing minority rights with majority rule. By golly, we just keep on experimenting with government of the people, by the people and for the people in this August of 2013.George W. Brown, MD Douglas, AK
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

...shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
U.S. braces for low voter turnout

WASHINGTON - Government of the people, by the people, will be missing a lot of people Election Day. Sound off on the important issues at It's a persistent riddle...
My turn: Assembly should side with voters on road issue

Our country was founded on the principle of a government of the people, by the people and for the people. A democracy gives for the people the power to control government through the election process...
Government for the government

...extension, the state of Alaska, ascribed to a principle enunciated by President Abraham Lincoln, to wit, "government of the people, by the people, and for the people." Rep. Dahlstom held to this principle; she voted the way she believed...
Health care broken by free-market system

...competition nor fair prices or care, just graft and corruption. There needs to be government oversight (remember "Government of the People, by the People, for the People?") to protect the people. Louise Davies Harper Former Alaska resident


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