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Simple appeal

...illustrate very well that if one can pander effectively to the ignorance and bigotries of even 5 percent of Americans then riches (on which the Republicans will make sure they pay no taxes) and popularity will follow. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Be reasonable, fluoridate

...communist plot to kill everyone in America.) I hope you will join me in voting yes on Proposition 2. I hope Amelia Earhart, Judge Crater, Elvis, Hillary Clinton's space alien lover and Bat Boy also will vote yes. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Malodorous cronyism at work

...range of qualified candidates. (And if that doesn't work then Frank Murkowski is right here in town now, and he must have a spare daughter or son or niece or nephew sitting around. A second cousin? Great auntie?) Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Simplistic solution to non-existent problem

...correct answer (E), then we can rest assured that they are well prepared for life in the real world: a claim a distressing number of today's adults (including editorial writers at the Juneau Empire) can't make. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Letters to the Editor: JSD hazing interpretation is absurd

...interpretation of the policy notwithstanding. And the Empire got its Wednesday editorial right about the need for the football program's adult "leaders" to either resign or be relieved of their positions and responsibilities.Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Cue the violins

...not have been created without it. I'm glad these two organizations are working to represent the interests of our cities and towns - and the necessary and important services they deliver - and those of working Alaskans. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Slogans don't match conservative agenda

...conservative" as a marketing slogan. More recently they've started using the marketing slogans "life" and "freedom." As a look at history shows, the latter two terms are completely incompatible with the former. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
How about something in lieu of Lew article?

...and nonpartisan. Particularly in an election season, I have to question the Empire's editorial judgment in giving Mr. Williams a forum week after week to present the same entirely unremarkable hyper-partisan views. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Responsible development

...Good-paying jobs are nice. The taxpaying public not having to pay huge clean-up costs for some industry's profit making activities is nicer. And not having loved ones sickened by environmental blight is nicest. Donald R. Douglas Juneau
Court was partisan

...American way" during November and December 2000 than the Japanese did on Dec. 7, 1941, or Osama bin Laden did on Sept. 11, 2001. That should never be forgotten. And I'm glad Ms. Mollett made the effort to remind us. Donald R. Douglas Juneau


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