Joe Miller for Effective Leadership
By Sandy Powers
August 23, 2010
In a recent Juneau Empire article, Lisa Murkowski is quoted as
saying, "Seniority means something in the senate",
apparently as a selling point for her re-election bid.
"Seniority" is only respectable if you are serving
your constituents. Otherwise, it just means you have been there
a long time, and have begun to feel entitled by your tenure.
How many bills that she has sponsored have passed? I guess in
the case of S.881, failure would actually be a good thing. Who
is she representing? My letters to her detailing concerns with
her legislation are met by nothing more than form responses addressing
NONE of my points. Most of her campaign funds come from non-Alaskan
interests I am told. I have no confidence in her tenure as a
qualifying argument for re-election. I have no confidence that
she cares for the opinions and needs of Southeast Alaska communities.
Joe Miller, on the other hand, has many respectable real-life
credentials and education behind him...besides being an honors
graduate of West Point he's a decorated combat veteran, a Yale
Law School graduate, owns a law practice in Fairbanks, has held
AK State Magistrate and US Magistrate positions, and has a masters
degree in economics from University of Alaska. I've seen him
speak and he is articulate, intelligent, credible and very direct.
It's almost laughable that Murkowski points to "senate seniority"
as a selling point. Joe Miller has proven himself to be a go-getter
in real life, which is what counts. His character, proven tenacity,
and experience will suit him very well as he TRULY represents
his Alaskans in Washington, DC.
It's time for a change. I'm voting for Joe Miller.
About: "35 years Alaskan,
conservative, recognize we need some credible leadership in DC.
Received August 23, 2010 -
Published August 23, 2010
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