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Hypocrisy in Juneau

...with many of these left-leaning marchers from the baby boom generation. Unfortunately, we don't yet have a "Great Society." What will pragmatically make us a better one, though, is to remember what got you started, what led you to Alaska...
My Turn: A conscience of a conservative

...reckless compulsion to experiment with our freedoms. It is the conscience of conservatives that seeks progress and a greater society in a measured fashion that does not do violence to the "self evident truths of the rights of life, liberty and the...
Good takes root in the ashes

...the world live with routinely each and every day. In this realization, we have the opportunity to become an even greater society. We owe this much to those who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Don Smith is publisher of the Empire. He can...
Palin: America out of step with Reagan's values

...and that's in decline and defeat," she said. She said Reagan saw the danger of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society programs, and "he refused to sit down and be silent as our liberties were eroded by an out of control, centralized...
Public broadcasting's flaws are far outweighed by the enlightenment it spreads

...their walls and bookshelves. President Lyndon Johnson was right when he created public broadcasting as part of his Great Society. He recognized that people do not live by bread alone - that access to great music, great art and great literature...
Civil service no secure fix

...of 28,000 employees, the biggest one-time boom in government hiring since the salad days of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. Labor unions, hungry these days to get any new members wherever they can find them, endorse federalization. No...
The spectrum of the Constitutional Eagle

...I said, "this country is coming to its own." Then Kennedy was assassinated; Lyndon Johnson succeeded him. His Great Society brought more welfare-like programs. I saw what it was doing to the people in small villages and impoverished communities...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...term from Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, something that happens when...term from Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, something that happens when...term from Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, something that happens when...
This Day in History meals for the first time in his memory. In the nation In 1965, President Johnson outlined the goals of his Great Society in his State of the Union Address. In 1896, Utah was admitted as the 45th state.
This Day in History

...court stopped short of declaring them U.S. citizens. In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson outlined the goals of his "Great Society" in his State of the Union Address. In 1974, President Nixon refused to hand over tape recordings and documents...


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