By Don Hoff Jr.
August 05, 2006
Governor Frank H. Murkowski, R-Alaska and family own property
on Gravina Island near Ketchikan, Alaska. There is a family
owned 33-acre old gold mine plots named, Goldstring and Goldstone
sites just south of Clam Cove on Gravina Island.
You expect the American tax payer to build you a $315 million
bridge? Governor Murkowski, do you want Alaskan Native Tribes
to sacrifice tribal graves for a boon-doggle bridge to Gravina
Island VIA Pennock Island, so you can drive over to your property
from Ketchikan or drive to your property on Gravina Island that
the timber industry builds for you from Ketchikan Airport on
your new jet?
It was bad enough when it appeared that this bridge would just
benefit a few private interests in the timber industry. It's
even worse to learn that you will now be able to get to your
property on Gravina Island at taxpayer's expense. The few good
ole boys big con job on Alaskans.
Here is one survey of a couple
that shows Governor Murkowski ranks 49th of 50 as the worst governors
in the United States.
July 20, 2006
ALASKA AND OHIO GOVERNORS AMONG
LOWEST RATER IN THE NATION
Ratings from Survey USA/WHAS-TV
National Average 49% - 47%
Approval / Disapproval
47 Missouri Blunt, Matt R: Approval 38% - Disapproval 58%
48 Kentucky Fletcher, Ernie R: Approval 30% - Disapproval 66%
49 Alaska Murkowski, Frank: Approval 21% - Disapproval 76%
50 Ohio Taft, Bob R: Approval 17% - Disapproval 78%
In closing, regardless what
Governor Murkowski, Sen. Ted Stevens, Sen. Lisa Murkowski or
Rep. Don Young says about the proposed bridge project in Ketchikan,
it's a very expensive lie and America said no to the "bridge
These same folks lost millions
of your hard earned tax dollars to date on speculation. I predict
that the today's cost of $315 million dollars to build this proposed
bridge will cost Alaskans and U.S. taxpayers $415 million dollars
or higher because of the price of fuel. Our tax dollars will
be better spent elsewhere.
This is only my opinion.
Aan Kadax Tseen aka Don Hoff
Note: Comments published
on Viewpoints are the opinions of the writer
Hixson, TN - USA
About: Aan Kadax Tseen aka Don Hoff Jr., Past City Councilman
and Vice Mayor - City of Ketchikan; Past Board of Director -
Ketchikan Public Utilities; Past O.S.H.A. Review Boardmember
- State of Alaska; Past I.R.A. Councilman - Ketchikan Indian
Community. Tongass Tribe member of the Gaanax adi Clan, Yei l
Hit (Raven House).
and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Sitnews.
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