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Disrespect for seniors

...off to die for our country. Until the governor did this, I hadn't realized he and the president were born with silver spoons in their mouths. Dale H. Hirt Jr. Shoreline, Wash.

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Opinion
Welcomes Wal-Mart

...least you have a job, and $10 dollars an hour is better than zero dollars an hour. Most of us were not born with a silver spoon in our mouths. We have to worry about how we have to make a living and survive. I say, welcome Wal-Mart. At least...

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Opinion
After Alaska primary upset, missteps cost Miller

...I've said this before, I'm a man of flaws, there's no question about it. You know, I wasn't born with a silver spoon," said Miller, who has eight children with his wife, Kathleen, and put himself through Yale law school in part...

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News

...education that led him to VMI and a career in the Army. "I came from very modest means," he said. "There was no silver spoon in my back pocket." Lowe and his family would get up at 3:30 every morning to work on the farm. "My father said...

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News
Alaska editorial: Alaskans should think about their responsibilities

...we're like the person who inherits wealth, or has some other advantage. It's easy to take shots at that person - silver spoon, never worked for it. But the measure of that person is not the advantage but what he or she does with it. That's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101606/opi_20061016002.shtml
Opinion
We made our way into the muskeg, whispering, walking in circles around the pools of standing water, quicksand.

...for game before, and in fact, I had fled from my television, on Nov. 12, 1983, while watching an episode of "Silver Spoons" in which Ricky and his dad called a buck into a clearing. I was 7 then, and the stakes were different now. We...

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Outdoors
Personal stories that shaped 2000

...paycheck-to-paycheck in Ketchikan, he felt life stretching out ahead of him, all downhill. "I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth, but I never was down and out and broke until I got to Alaska. My knee was giving out. But sitting around...

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Inside
Miller says he was naive to expect privacy

...from his past. Murkowski is running as a write-in candidate. "I've gone through trials. I've not always had a silver spoon," Miller said during the debate. "I've had challenges in life and that gives them (Alaskans) an empathy for...

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News
Army leader plans to finish at Wainwright

...education that led him to VMI and a career in the Army. "I came from very modest means," he said. "There was no silver spoon in my back pocket." Lowe and his family would get up at 3:30 every morning to work on the farm. "My father said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122110/sta_759612985.shtml
News
A Native view of presidential hopefuls

...government. On the Republican side front-runner George W. Bush is often considered a ``preppie'' born with a silver spoon in his mouth who could not possibly understand what it is like to be born and raised as the poorest of the poor in a...

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Opinion

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