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Don’t be a chump for Outsiders

Posted: August 13, 2012 - 7:49am

Don’t be a chump. Vote yes on ballot measure 2 on August 28. 

In territorial days carpetbaggers from outside ripped off our resources and took the profits south. Alaskans had little say in who got the fish, trees, oil and minerals or how they were managed. The Feds decided. The Feds and their rich, lower 48 patrons. 

Statehood helped for a while, but the bad old days seem to be back. By weakening and then letting our Coastal Management Program die, our own state politicians sold us out. Most of us live in coastal communities. Without a strong Coastal Management Program we have minimal input into where and how development takes place. It’s once more up to self serving politicos and their rich pals from outside. 

They’re spending big to keep it that way too, over $767,000 from outside — New York, London, Texas, Canada, the Netherlands, California and more. 

Big contributions. 

Big corporations. 

Big lies about ballot measure 2. 

International carpetbaggers are trying to buy our election so they can rip us off and take the profits away. They’re counting on us being too dumb to see it. 

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northernlights 08/13/12 - 10:14 am
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Your letter

Thanks for your letter and a heads up for all of us. Greed is the drive it is not love and care for our state. I hate it when we get sold out by our politicians. I hope you continue to submit your letter to all of our local newspapers and even on facebook.

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julie 08/14/12 - 07:31 am
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End Salmon & Halibut Bycatch Petition

Yes! vote yes because part of the problem is the big trawlers from Seattle for Pollock & elsewhere outside of our great state are KILLING the last run of salmon in the world & halibut! Please sign & forward to your facebook page by clicking "share" & "like" & forwarding this to all your email contacts PLEASE! for the sake of our fish & coast! And our ocean that they are destroying for the sake of some Wal Mart fish sticks. Yes Wal Mart is controlling our coast! http://signon.org/sign/end-salmon-halibut-bycatch
Get informed. this page contains facts on the problem: https://www.facebook.com/EndTrawlerSalmonBycatch

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