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The forgotten battle for Alaska

...outrage by describing December 7 as "a day that will live in infamy." Unfortunately for British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who badly needed the United States' help, the declaration of war was limited to Japan. It wasn't until four...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...democracy being more than just voting. We can observe the same public behavior here in Alaska in 2014. To modify Winston Churchill's well-known quote on democracy, it is a form of government, that being messy and chaotic, may still be the...
My Turn: Ad mischaracterizes HB77

...he opposes a bill related to permitting that was supported by his senate opponent, it reminds me of a quote from Winston Churchill, "A lie gets half way around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on." I hope Alaska hunters...
On Independence Day, George Washington's warning

...sweltering hot weather ... with very little food ... too few supplies ... and a lack of manpower. Long before Winston Churchill came along, the colonial troops discovered firsthand that war truly is hell.On top of all the physical trauma...
My Turn: Defining assault weapons, and the real reasons some oppose new gun range

...his service on the police force. "We sleep easy at night knowing that men such as these, stand guard over us," Winston Churchill once said. However, I think Mr. Smetzer is confused as to the pictures his son showed him. I believe they were...
Bipolar disorder center of Ketchikan art show

...have made great art, music and other creative endeavors in the "up" swing of their bipolar disorder. He listed Winston Churchill, Michaelangelo and Vincent van Gogh as a few examples.He also said the disorder, more recently, has gotten almost...
Build the Valley school

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, never in the history of humankind have so many been so bamboozled by so few as have the residents of Juneau. I refer to the...
Wharf's apostrophe is in the wrong place

The apostrophe in Peoples' Wharf seems as misplaced as Mark Regan's reliance on Winston Churchill. Unless I'm completely misunderstanding the nature of the Wharf, the proper punctuation should be "People's." Sound off...
No Nobel Prize in grammar for writer to thank Mark Regan (Tuesday's letter, "Wharf has apostrophe in the right place") for reminding us that Winston Churchill won a Nobel Prize for literature - along with his other random, trivial and confused points. Sound off on the important...
Residents back ban on roads

...National Forest from a policy protecting roadless areas in forests, Richard Gard of Juneau tried a spin on a famous Winston Churchill expression. ``Never before have so many been asked to sacrifice so much for the benefit of so few,'' Gard testified...


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