...back would bear a replica of Alaska's flag. The second idea is that the front of the quarter would bear the likeness of Gov. Frank Murkowski, and that the back would bear a replica of Alaska's new executive jet. Michael J. Kirk Juneau
...civil liberties from the inside. Now Congress must act promptly and decisively if our Bill of Rights is not to become one of the first fatalities in this present crisis. It is urgent the Patriot Act be revised now. Michael J. Kirk Juneau
...learning program to Juneau's economy has been five years of studied assurance: "We are studying it." Playing possum won't do the trick. Neither will a form-follows-fun, non-functional new high school. Michael J. Kirk Juneau
...never time to do something right, but there is always time to do something over.'' Not one cent for nonsense! Michael J. Kirk has taught math locally for 30 years at the high school and middle school levels.
...government is the servant of the people (not vice versa as in most nations). Paraphrasing William Shakespeare: "To park or not to park," is not the question. "To adequately mark loading zones," definitely is. Michael J. Kirk Juneau
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