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...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."

...are extreme and apparently meant to get our attention. What I would like to know is, whatever happened to a government of the people, by the people and for the people? I don't want to be governed by people who seem to be willing to hurt me...
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
Murkowski goes partisan

...candidates' positions on real issues. Does the candidate truly embrace the concept of representative government; government of the people, for the people, and by the people? Do Alaskans remember that our democracy was established with checks and...
Pitfalls of stereotyping

...war rightly resides with the Congress, and not the executive branch. Maybe it's patriots, who believe in a government of the people, for the people, and by the people (notice I didn't mention oil companies). Maybe it's people whose recreational...
A proud moment in Egypt's history

...profound political transformation is underway, and in the end it is likely to result, finally, in a legitimate government of the people for the largest Arab nation and create a model for the region. As an American journalist who has lived and traveled...


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