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Obama, take a page from Reagan

Once upon a time, Barack Obama understood the power of a good story. His campaign mantras - "Yes we can" and "Change we can believe in" - inspired voters, especially young people, blacks and Latinos, and propelled...
Alaskan Style: Form follows function

Form follows function: arguably the most famous mantra for the modern designer. I am a trained and working designer, and despite being taught to heed this principle (made famous by...
Judging judicial selections

If it ain't broken, don't fix it. That's the mantra of a former Alaska Supreme Court Justice and those who stand with him. Together, they are arguing that the way Alaska appoints...
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Dr. Fermento: The Woody Side of Beer

...beginnings at Midnight Sun Brewing Company, Fletcher helped shape Alaska beer by thinking outside of the box. Fletcher's mantra has always been, "Let's not make the same thing everyone else is making, let's stand out." Indeed, I credit Fletcher's...
Whitehorse company buys Skagway News

...ballooned to about 1,100. Today, that's down to a little less than 1,000. The key, Brady said, was local coverage."That's kind of been my mantra," he said. "We've been unabashedly local. That's what people want."
A prophet for the masses

...than just mess around with a basketball. That is what I have dedicated my life to since."His "Attitude Is Everything" mantra is the title of a second book, which will contain funny stories and anecdotes from his experiences of the past few years in...
My Turn: Legislator is living in a world of euphemisms

...that abortion-related legislation is unconstitutional even when it does not restrict or limit abortion. It is one of their mantras. However, there is no constitutional right to kill anyone regardless of what our federal or state courts may say. One of...
Head tax revision goes against Alaska voters' wishes

...plainly "discriminatory." He would contend by witness that incensed boat-loads of whale-chasing vacationers chant hypnotic mantras of "anti-tourist" and "greedy" as they chase after and cruise in on foundering flukes and blow-hole-spouts. Now...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...when Hoffman contacted him. Some of the show's favorite themes are UFOs and secret government activities, and one of its mantras is ``The truth is out there.'' ``He clearly didn't believe me,'' Hoffman said. ``From his tone, you could tell...
Yoga Den presents Krishna Das

...are done in a call-and-response fashion, and Krishna Das will teach the words. ``It's powerful. We're chanting mantras that are thousands of years old, from the tradition of the yogis and saints in India,'' he said. Ferguson spent a total...


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