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Alaska Lifeline: Walker for Governor
By Barb Lander


July 28, 2010

Reality Check! Think oil and gas issued aren t important to us in SE Alaska? Oil production is approaching a critical low that will mark the end of the pipelines viability. No oil flowing through the pipeline no oil revenue. The massive cuts in services AND new taxes needed to keep this vast state even barely functioning are staggering. Alaskan life as we know it is about over!

Alaskans are stuck in the mode: let the politicians take care of it, and politicians are blowing it!

Bill Walker has a lifeline will you grab it? Bill Walker, candidate for governor has old fashion Alaska Plan. A pull yourself up by your boot straps Alaska plan: Jobs for Alaskans, energy for Alaskans.

Action is needed now this non-politician is trailing in the polls. Shake off your apathy; get informed; compare your political choices on their webs sites, talk to your friends and family. Alaska's vast size demands extraordinary resources for even basic services. Regardless of your political and social priorities if there is NO money there is no support for healthcare, roads, public safety, ferries, bridges, libraries, pools and... fill in your pet projects here.

Barb Lander
Ketchikan, AK

About: "RN and 10 year resident SE Alaska"

Received July 28, 2010 - Published July 28, 2010



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