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Red herring season

...keeps. Richard, oh Richard, far have ye strayed from the Unitarian fold. Cast out that foul spirit of Limbaugh lurking within and fling thy hidden compassionate soul into a whirling, liberating dance of peace divine. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Chit chat down at the imperial garage

...the way the good Lord meant 'em to. My wife Millie says we oughta rethink this whole thing, maybe just let 'em be. Y'know, she may be right; ain't no pocketful of money, I reckon, worth a piece of my hide. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Against tobacco addiction

...against all grievous threats to its well being, we would do well to remember those fallen to tobacco-related diseases and marshal our social forces against tobacco addiction in a society-wide war against smoking. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Anti-body politics

...own fears? Meanwhile, Ashcroft, et al, dream their righteous dream of an American citizenry inoculated against an internal threat of too much freedom. Infect the patient that he may live; long live the patient! Jim Lunsford Juneau
See the movie before ranting

...intend to, in order to make up our own minds about the film. I presume that Mr. Reagan has actually seen the movie and not merely accepted the dissuasions of Fox News Channel. Otherwise, why the Independence Day rant? Jim Lunsford Juneau
Stop the porkfest

...rhetoric. Alaska voters with kosher sensibilities will have no problem, come election time, turning their noses away from the Knik Arm and Gravina Island shills and their proposed half-billion-dollar porkfest. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Threats to world peace

...toilet paper ("Not hundreds, but mere cents per square!"), and Empire, the board game preferred by eight out of 10 of the world's honest-to-goodness benign dictators ("We know what's best for you."). Jim Lunsford Juneau
War is sticky business

...eyes on the prize of reelection and guarantees rabidly favorable reporting on Fox News Channel. A big plus of the proposed legislation is the possibility of saving lives. Fellow Alaskans, let's stick it to Saddam. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Hats off to Palin for SNL appearance

...and wish her a wonderful future as a television celebrity marshaling the forces of good alongside Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham and Fox News anchors. She "done good as she could" in the electoral arena, you betcha. Jim Lunsford Juneau
Nonprofits team up for computer jobs

Five computer-repair students sat down at a bank of 13 donated computers at the new Boys and Girls Clubs of Juneau last week to see what shape they were in.


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