By Edward Brown
August 02, 2007
Moving on to another blah,blah,blah. We American taxpayers have paid for bigger boondoggles than this Ketchikan-Pennock and Gravina bridge and road. Think of Steward's folly and what was paid for it. How many millions did they pay for this worthless barren land?
Blah,blah,blah, The first illegal American immigrants <Pilgrims> stayed long enough to be true citizens. Canadian Indians(Haidas) immigrated to Alaska from Queen Charlotte islands after they canoed to Canada from Polynesia. Tlingits and Tshimsians came from the Northwestern Americas. The rest of the Alaska native populations came from the Asian continent. We all immigrated from somewhere. Even white folks from Tennessee have moved here.
Blah,blah,blah, then Native land claims happened in Alaska to establish the permanency of the American purchase of the Russian Fur trading Co. That was Seward's folly, he purchased a fur trading company and not the land mass of Alaska. Just ask the Russians who sold the fur trading company to him.
The subsequent oil pipeline further established this land we call Alyeska as a US possession. Just think a national park where we can drill for oil, dig for gold, cut timber and fish like there is no tomorrow. Next thing you know they will want a free bridge out of town too. Eyes are rolling back ...
About: "Born, raised,
still have family in 1st city. Moved north to find work.When
my son was younger, he chopped the air in half and announced
me as only 1/2 an Indian. the other half is Norwegian and you
cannot tell that half anything."
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