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Impressed with ecumenical cooperation

...Their common Christian beliefs outweighed denominational differences. The spirit of cooperation, not just in words but in practice, over many generations makes one proud to be an Alaskan. Sound off on the important issues at Wally Olson Auke Bay
Are we all equal in health care debate?

...that our elected members of Congress and Senate have voted to give themselves. They could just extend those benefits to all legal citizens. Fair is fair isn't it? Are we all equal or are some people more equal than others? Wally Olson Auke Bay
Be careful with personal information

...If their bank really needs this kind of information, I am sure the bank will contact them directly and not through some Internet connection. Scam world has come to Juneau. Never give personal information to unknown others. Wally Olson Auke Bay
UAS should now give its point of view

...figures, calculations or interpretations. If so, I think it would be most appropriate for the university to respond in an article to the paper, presenting their views so the public can view and weigh both points of view. Wally Olson Auke Bay
A helping hand

...that have made me not only happy but also proud, to be a resident of Juneau.We may not have all the amenities facilities and attraction that larger urban centers have, but we sure seem to have some really good neighbors.Wally Olson, Auke Bay
Vote with an open, informed mind

...voters who consider all candidates and issues fairly with an open mind. Our greatest responsibility is to follow our conscience and vote. It is especially so for those of us who are "nonpartisan" or "undeclared" voters. Wally Olson Auke Bay
Equality and our neighbors to the south

...wish to enter the United States, they do so under the same restrictions as apply to United States' citizens entering Mexico. They should at least do so under either Mexican or United States law. Fair is fair, isn't it? Wally Olson Auke Bay
Level the field

...other nations do as we have done, all immigrants should be welcome. We can "out-source" jobs or allow immigration, only when all the pay and benefits are equal. In the real world, let's have a "level playing field." Wally Olson Auke Bay
A voters' lottery a voter should do. Crazy? Off the wall? What a surprise it might be to see that voter turnout in Juneau wasn't 30 percent or so, but 80 percent to 90 percent! OK. I'm ready to donate $100 to a voters' lottery. Wally Olson Auke Bay
Big corporations not an even playing field

...corporate organizations be given the same rights as private individuals, or should they regulated as a business. Thank you, Dr. Ott, for opening an old man's eyes again to the real world, even though I wasn't there. Wally Olson Auke Bay


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