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The Deer Mountain Threat

By Michael Spence


September 06, 2016
Tuesday PM

In response to Mr Graham's letter defending the ultimatum of logging Deer Mountain by the Mental Health Land Trust if its demands are not met by Congress: To most people who live here, use of the term Trust is a little disingenuous as to who is the real beneficiary of this scheme.

Perhaps Mr Graham could be a little more persuasive if he were to declare how much of the money from the threatened logging will go to needy mental health patients, and how much will go to the corporate middlemen, contractors, and administrators?

In the meantime the people of Ketchikan have a right to be skeptical.

Michael Spence
Ketchikan, Alaska

Received September 04, 2016 - Published September 06, 2016

About: "Someone who cares about Deer Montain"

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