By Don Hoff Jr.
June 12, 2005
Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska is on a fast track pork-barrel spending of your tax dollars in Washington D.C. I didn't realize the bridge in Anchorage was a billion dollar project. I was too focus on the outrageous $315 million dollar proposed Gravina via Pennock Island Bridge in Ketchikan, Alaska. I am wondering why the law makers are so afraid of Don Young to say no to boon doggle bridges in Alaska? They must be a bunch of wimps if they can't stand up to Don Young.
Governor Murkowski has a non-discloser problem with APOC by not reporting family owned property of his wife, Nancy Murkowski. Murkowski's 33 acres of land valued at $224,600 on Gravina Island, in my opinion is a conflict of interest even if he corrects his problems with APOC, lobbying for a bridge to his property.
Don Young and Frank Murkowski are still ignoring the issue of tribal grave sites on Pennock Island that concern Alaska Native Tribes from further desecration. Why? Because they don't care about indigenous people, history or culture in Alaska.
In closing, we don't want your bridge in Ketchikan, Alaska to Gravina via Pennock Island. We have a war in Iraq to pay for and a huge national debt or have you forgotten? This is my own opinion.
Don Hoff Jr.
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